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Led by Dr. Aya Mousa and Prof. Helena Teede Major current projects include: - Identification of key lipid signatures and their associations...
Supervisor: Dr Aya Mousa

Although modern humans are now a global species, our ancestral lineage evolved for much of the past 7 million years in Africa. Understanding how and...
Supervisor: Dr Justin Adams

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

Immune cells acutely provide critical inflammatory signals that are required to restrict damage and initiate recovery after injury. However, over-...
Supervisor: Dr Jan Kaslin

Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is commonly defined as a blood loss of 500 ml or more within 24 hours after birth, and affects about 5% of all women...
Supervisor: Dr Joshua Vogel

Traumatic brain injury can have profound and long lasting impacts on an individuals cognition, emotions, relationships, ability to work and study, as...
Supervisor: Miss Amelia Hicks

How does the brain represent information about the external world? Why do we have so many distinct brain areas? How is the representation of...
Supervisor: Dr Nicholas Price

Mitochondrial replacement technology (MRT), also known as mitochondrial donation, is an emerging procedure used to prevent the transmission of...

My current research investigates the phenomenon of children who cross over from statutory child protection systems into youth justice systems, and is...
Supervisor: Dr Susan Baidawi

Background: Fatigue is the most commonly reported, most disabling but least understood symptom experienced by patients with chronic diseases such as...
Supervisor: Dr Suzanne McDonald

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

3D Printing For Patient Education and Teaching

The student would study patients with type 2 diabetes before and after the commencement of insulin therapy. Patients would be studied before and 6...

Residents of aged care homes represent one of the sickest and most vulnerable members of the community. One third of residents in residential aged...
Supervisor: Dr Shiva Vasi

We wish to revolutionise the treatment of autoimmune diseases. We are hoping to devise strategies to eliminate harmful auto reactive cells using...

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...

The aim of this project is to build and test a patient portal developed for men with prostate cancer to assist them in managing their disease. The...

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