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Following serious orthopaedic injury, instructing patients on the resumption of normal activities such as standing and walking without assistance, as...
Supervisor: Dr Christina Ekegren

The eukaryotic genome consists of two classes of genes preceded by distinctly different promoter sequences. Housekeeping genes (90%) code for...
Supervisor: Dr Dominika Elmlund

This is a unique opportunity to look at an area of the brain whose function is almost completely unknown. This project will involve exploration of...
Supervisor: Dr David Reser

Social media has seen the proliferation of pages dedicated to health trends such as clean eating, fitspiration, paleo and detoxes. Some of these...
Supervisor: Dr Cassandra Wright

Despite attracting much favourable media world-wide of its potential benefits, the world of volunteer communities for 3D-printed prosthetics comes...

Interventions for the prevention and treatment of hyperglycaemia in pregnancy Prof. Helena Teede and Dr Aya Mousa Gestational diabetes mellitus (...
Supervisor: Dr Aya Mousa

Current transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) protocols are designed based on abnormal activity of isolated brain regions. This notion is...

The academic research program within this laboratory is focused on defining the key molecular interactions underlying receptor recognition events...

A collaborative study with engineering assessing sitting with novel technology and its effect on spinal health

A comparison of the outcomes of the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation utilising radiofrequency, cryotherapy or high intensity focused...

Shift workers by virtue of their profession are at a greater risk of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. It...

Motor Neurone Disease (MND) over one year. MND is a fatal neurodegenerative disease which affects motor neurones in the brain and spinal cord. People...
Supervisor: Dr Phyllis Chua

Good sleep is vital for good physical and mental health. The average Australian adult spends 8 hours a night sleeping, corresponding to ~30% of their...
Supervisor: Dr Rowan Ogeil

Influenza vaccine is one of the most cost-effective interventions to prevent disease, hospitalisation and death, yet coverage rates are variable...

Nausea and vomiting are common problems for patients in Emergency Departments (EDs). Our objective is to determine if Ondansetron 16mg and 8mg and...

The recent revolution in bioengineering of the cellular immune system offers a promising new frontier of personalized medicine with the potential to...

Project Aims: Identify genetic markers that predict the risk of valproate-induced birth defects. It is recognised that women with epilepsy who...

Background: A novel class of agents, the Glucagon-like Peptide-1 Receptor (GLP-1R) agonists have recently been introduced to treat type 2 diabetes....

BACKGROUND Patients with seizures often present to emergency departments (ED) for acute care. Around 6% of the population is likely to experience an...

There are considerable safety issues in passing and confirming the correct placement of nasogastric tubes (NGT). Additionally studies have shown that...
Supervisor: Dr Gabriel Blecher

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