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The neonatal microbiome, in healthy full-term infants and in preterm infants presents with a highly dynamic nature. As such, the microbiome is...
Supervisor: Professor Marcel Nold

Bacteria secrete vesicles that traffic toxins to mitochondria of macrophages. This project will investigate how vesicle-delivered toxins kill...
Supervisor: Dr Thomas Naderer

The research of my group focuses on sleep in infants and children. This is of the utmost importance to the health of every baby and child. Sleep is...

**$5,000 Scholarship on Offer to Successful Honours Candidate** Early identification and referral of patients with unmet needs to supportive...
Supervisor: Dr Liane Ioannou

We know how important sleep is when one is recovering following illness and injury. However many things interrupt sleep in hospital settings both in...
Supervisor: Dr Rowan Ogeil

Bats are a major reservoir of viruses such as Hendra virus, Ebola virus, and coronaviruses that are pathogenic in humans but not in bats. The reason...

This PhD will extend the work that is already done in terms of developing Bayesian spatio-temporal models which incorporate individual level data and...

Description In Australia, general practitioners see 97% of injured workers and thus play a pivotal role in directing the recovery and return to...

The neural pathways that mediate appetite control many other functions, including mood, motivation, memory, attention and arousal, suppression of...
Supervisor: Dr Sarah Lockie

The Pre-hospital Emergency Care Australia and New Zealand (PEC-ANZ) group is a National Health and Medical Research funded Centre for Research...
Supervisor: Ms Dhanya Kumar

Frailty is a condition in which the individual is vulnerable and at increased risk of poor health outcomes or death in the event of an illness or...
Supervisor: Dr Judy Lowthian

Binocular rivalry refers to the perceptual alternation that occurs every few seconds when conflicting visual stimuli are presented, one to each eye....
Supervisor: Dr Steven Miller

Single-cell analyses are at the leading edge of technological development for cell biology. And, transcriptomics analyses at single-cell resolution...

Exploring sex differences in the brain is important for their impact and therapeutic implications for many neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases...
Supervisor: Dr Joohyung Lee

Chronic pain is a complex and uniquely personal experience, characterised by considerable inter-individual variability. It is one of the most...

Systemic Lupus Erythematous is a complex heterogeneous disease in which the pathogenesis remains poorly understood. The measurement of immune...
Supervisor: Professor Eric Morand

A biomarker is an objectively measured characteristic of a normal or pathologic biological process. The development of novel interventions to treat,...

Anorexia Nervosa (AN) has a mortality rate 12 times higher than the annual death rate from all causes in females aged 15 to 24. Currently, there is...

Haematology Micro-platforms. The Australian Centre for Blood Diseases. The Haematology Micro-platforms Group, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases...
Supervisor: Dr Warwick Nesbitt

We have opportunities for suitable candidates to undertake a PhD in the Blood Synergy research program based at Monash University. The Blood...
Supervisor: Professor Erica Wood

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