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Gastric cancer is associated with poor patient outcome due to advanced stage at diagnosis and lack of treatment options. Most deaths from GC occur as...
Supervisor: Prof Alex Boussioutas

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of mortality worldwide. Atherosclerosis, a chronic inflammatory disease, is the underlying cause of...
Supervisor: Dr Xiaowei Wang

Point-of-care (POC) testing is the testing at the site of patient care. It is done on patients conveniently and immediately allowing patients and...

Haematology Microplatforms Group (Nesbitt Laboratory) The Haematology Microplatforms Group, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases (ACBD) in...
Supervisor: Dr Warwick Nesbitt

Microencapsulation provides new solutions for the treatment of many diseases. In particular, for the administration of therapeutic material that...
Supervisor: Professor Sam El-Osta

The use of small recombinant antibodies for diagnostic molecular ultrasound imaging and targeted drug delivery is well established in our lab....
Supervisor: Dr Xiaowei Wang

The use of small recombinant antibodies for diagnostic molecular imaging and targeted drug delivery is well established in our lab. Magnetic...
Supervisor: Dr Xiaowei Wang

Multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune, neurodegenerative condition, that affects almost 26,000 Australians. It is characterised by inflammatory...
Supervisor: Dr Vilija Jokubaitis

Diabetes and its complications are arguably the epidemic of this century. The number of individuals with diabetes has doubled over the last 20 years...

Enduring antibody-mediated immunity is critical for vaccines to provide protection from infectious disease. Despite the success of vaccines to date,...
Supervisor: Dr Danika Hill

S100A8 and S100A9 (also known as MRP8 and MRP14, respectively) are Ca2+ binding proteins belonging to the S100 family. They often form heterodimers,...
Supervisor: Dr Carlos Rosado

There is, and has been,a lack of diversity in the samples used in cognitive neuroscience studies. Therefore, findings are not representative, they...
Supervisor: Dr Neil Bailey

Over the past decade, a number of large healthy control EEG datasets have become available, containing data across multiple cognitive tasks. This...
Supervisor: Dr Neil Bailey

Recent studies show that immune cells can produce vascular endothelial growth factors (VEGFs) and participate in inflammatory angiogenesis and...

Mindfulness has been demonstrated by meta-analysis to improve mental health in individuals with a mental illness, as well as healthy individuals....
Supervisor: Dr Neil Bailey

Experienced meditators show improved attentional function and altered brain activity while performing cognitive tasks. However, the mechanism of...
Supervisor: Dr Neil Bailey

Current therapies for epilepsy are symptomatic, only suppressing the symptoms (seizures), but do not impact the development or progression of disease...

Mindfulness meditation has been shown by randomised controlled trials to have a positive influence on mental health. This seems to be caused by...
Supervisor: Dr Neil Bailey

Multiple myeloma (MM) is a type of bone marrow cancer characterised by the aberrant production of monoclonal proteins resulting in osteloytic lesions...

Stroke is the second leading cause of death and the leading cause for disability worldwide. Acute stroke is caused by a blockage of one of the...

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