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More than half of adult stroke survivors report that they experience fatigue after their stroke. It is, however, unclear what causes the fatigue,...

We have established a large cohort of patients with predominantly antibody deficiency (PAD), the most prevalent symptomatic form of primary...

Immunology and Human Pathology are dynamic disciplines, with many inter-disciplinary alignments --in content, techniques and toolboxes. Face-to-face...
Supervisor: Dr Jessica Borger

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

Heart failure occurs when the heart muscle weakens and is unable to pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs. It is a major public health issue,...

This project will investigate different genomic and health data representations for predictive machine learning models. The data used in the project...
Supervisor: Dr Sonika Tyagi

Gliomas are the most common type of intrinsic brain tumour and a major cause of morbidity and mortality for those afflicted by these highly invasive...
Supervisor: Dr Mastura Monif

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is caused by accumulated oncogenic mutations in white blood cell progenitors that lock them into an immature self-...

Approximately 1 in 25 Australians will receive a diagnosis of epilepsy in their lifetime. Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is the leading...
Supervisor: Dr Shobi Sivathamboo

Aspergillus fumigatus is an opportunistic fungal pathogen that causes infection in the immunocompromised and those with chronic respiratory disease....
Supervisor: Dr Orla Morrissey

Most cardiovascular diseases often lead to heart failure (HF) and is the leading cause of mortality in the western world. Cardiac hypertrophy refers...

Post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) is a recurrent seizure disorder due to brain injury following physical trauma. PTE accounts for 20% of symptomatic...

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common rhythm disorder of the heart, and is characterised by the high frequency excitation of the atrium,...

Pulmonary rehabilitation is a core component of the therapeutic management of people chronic respiratory disease. A program of exercise and education...
Supervisor: Dr Narelle Cox

Although most individuals with a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) are symptom-free after 1-2 weeks, around 20% experience debilitating persistent...
Supervisor: Dr Stuart McDonald

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

Schizophrenia is a complex neuropsychiatric condition with a broad symptom profile, and current treatments are inadequate in many patients. In...

Friedreich ataxia, spinocerebellar ataxia’s (SCA’s), Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) and Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) are rare diseases...
Supervisor: Dr Ian Harding

Had a lightsabre accident? No worries! Prosthetic limbs for amputees can be controlled by converting signals from the brain via electric signals in...
Supervisor: Dr Ben Sinclair

Multi-drug resistance in Gram-negative bacteria (MDR-GNB) is a global health challenge that threatens many medical advances. Infections caused by MDR...
Supervisor: Dr Nenad Macesic

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