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Appendiceal carcinomas: A retrospective review of imaging and clinico-pathological factors that might predict need for colectomy

MULTIPLE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE 4-year Doctoral Program; Stipends: $33,413/year; Conference support: $5,000; Industry placement; Advanced...

Diagnosis of patients with neurological disorders such as stroke and non-stroke, seizure or no seizure and multiple sclerosis can be difficult for...
Supervisor: Professor Thanh Phan

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

Australian medical students and graduates have indicated that the preparation for their prescribing roles based on their pharmacology and...

This project investigates the novel architecture of the power system found in a bacterial flagellar motor specialised for locomotion in viscous...

A particular phenomenon of the electroencephalography (EEG) wave form is the sleep spindle, believed to function as mechanism through which long-term...

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

Primary aldosteronism (PA) is the most common and potentially curable cause of hypertension. We are part of a multidisciplinary NHMRC funded team...

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

The ASPREE clinical trial commenced in 2010 and finished in 2017, was a multi-centre clinical trial looking at whether low dose aspirin could prolong...
Supervisor: Dr Suzanne Orchard

Studies in the Ryan lab involve understanding how protein complexes are built and how mutations in proteins cause defects in assembly. Our models are...
Supervisor: Professor Mike Ryan

Early in pregnancy, the maternal vasculature undergoes dramatic adaptations to help support both the mother and the developing baby throughout...
Supervisor: Dr Sarah Marshall

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

Infertility is estimated to affect between 8 and 12% of reproductive-aged couples worldwide [1] equating to as many as 186 million people [2]. More...
Supervisor: Dr Fabrizzio Horta

A cardinal feature of adaptive CD8+ T cell (also known as killer T cells) responses to infection is the rapid initiation of a proliferative response...

The National Women’s Health Strategy 2020-2030 has identified increasing LARC uptake as a key measure of success in improving the sexual and...

Children presenting with suspected developmental or learning disabilities often present with underlying motor, sensory and perceptual skill problems...

This project aims to determine the molecular structure of the interface between novel peptide self-assemblies and cell membranes through x-ray...

The ATR-X syndrome, an X-linked recessive developmental disorder affecting males, belongs to a growing list of Intersex conditions which affect 1% of...

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