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The aim of this study is to demonstrate safety and efficacy of autologous bioengineered skin incorporating (1) NovoSorb® polyurethane polymer or (2)...
Supervisor: Mr Cheng Hean Lo

Background: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy has rapidly emerged as the most commonly performed bariatric surgical procedure in Australia. This has...
Supervisor: Dr Paul Burton

Oesophageal adenocarcinoma is one the cancers most closely associated with obesity and has demonstrated a 400% increase over the past 30 years. The...
Supervisor: Dr Paul Burton

Bariatric surgery is one of the most powerful health interventions available. A range of established surgical options are available, however,...
Supervisor: Dr Paul Burton

Non-alcoholic fatty liver (NAFLD) disease effects more than 80% of obese patients. This disease is gaining increasing attention as independent driver...
Supervisor: Dr Paul Burton

Cancers of the oesophagus and stomach are common malignancies. Adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus and oesophago-gastric junction is one of the most...
Supervisor: Dr Paul Burton

Bariatric surgery has been a defined surgical speciality for nearly fifty years. However, the number of weight loss procedures performed over the...
Supervisor: Dr Paul Burton

BRANZ is a clinical quality registry capturing epidemiological, management and in-hospital outcome data for patients admitted to an Australia and New...
Supervisor: Mr Cheng Hean Lo

An exciting opportunity exists for PhD and Honours students to be involved in a large, national, multisite, randomised controlled trial to improve...

The efficacy of ultraviolet-C technology (UVC) as a disinfection tool is widely accepted. These devices deliver a measured dose of UV energy that...
Supervisor: Mr Cheng Hean Lo

The incidence of thyroid cancer has been on the rise over the last 3 – 5 decades worldwide. It is the most common type of endocrine cancer worldwide...
Supervisor: A/Prof. James Lee

Oesophageal function is complex and various methods have been developed to assess this. Oesophageal manometry, which involves synchronous recording...
Supervisor: Dr Paul Burton