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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,...

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

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

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

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

Aim 1: Build AI Model that accurately detects MS lesions on Brain MRI. Aim 2: Analyse MS lesions over 2 time points. Aim 3: Analyse MS lesions...
Supervisor: Dr Ben Sinclair

Epilepsy is one of the most common and serious brain condition characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizures. In most cases (about 70%) epilepsy can...
Supervisor: Dr Ana Antonic-Baker

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

Expectations concerning tumour progression are key in developing treatment plans for cancer patients. This project will use Generative Adversarial...
Supervisor: Dr Ben Sinclair

Traumatic brain injury is common in children and babies, often resulting in significant and persistent neurobehavioural problems including cognitive...
Supervisor: Dr Bridgette Semple

Genetic variants have been found to cause epilepsy as well as affect how people respond to treatment. Whole exome sequencing is a new method of...

Understanding the comprehensive symptom profile of someone with a complex neurodegenerative disorder, and developing tools to actively monitor a...
Supervisor: Dr Ian Harding

This project is a partnership between the Brain Recovery and Rehabilitation Group at the Central Clinical School (Alfred) and the La Trobe University...

Work towards a PhD degree, that will develop a mathematical-computational model of the brain network dynamics consisting of the local and global...
Supervisor: Dr Steve Mehrkanoon

The application of whole genome sequencing (WGS) in the clinical care of patients with epilepsy is increasingly viable as the cost of these assays...

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...

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