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Binocular rivalry refers to the perceptual alternation that occurs every few seconds when conflicting visual stimuli are presented, one to each eye....
Supervisor: Dr Steven Miller

Single-cell analyses are at the leading edge of technological development for cell biology. And, transcriptomics analyses at single-cell resolution...

Exploring sex differences in the brain is important for their impact and therapeutic implications for many neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases...
Supervisor: Dr Joohyung Lee

Background: Cell-based therapeutics have made advances in recent years. One of the most clinically studied products in regenerative medicine is...

For cells to function and therefore life to exist, proteins have to be processed and their constituents recycled or destroyed. The Proteasome is the...

A biomarker is an objectively measured characteristic of a normal or pathologic biological process. The development of novel interventions to treat,...

Anorexia Nervosa (AN) has a mortality rate 12 times higher than the annual death rate from all causes in females aged 15 to 24. Currently, there is...

We propose pioneering studies to prevent the consequences of infection-related exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) that...

Bone responds to loads, where increased loads leads to denser bones. Hence certain exercises are very important and have a positive effect on bones....
Supervisor: Dr Ayse Zengin

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious problem that affects one in six women in Australia, and it is the leading cause of preventable death,...
Supervisor: Dr Georgia Symons

Brain tumour database- prospective audit in Redcap

Obesity is an enormous health concern, both in Australia and worldwide. Our laboratory recently published a function for the ETS-5 transcription...

This project explores: (1) the physical and mental health needs of paramedic students to function safely in the paramedic industry, and (2) methods...
Supervisor: Dr Simon Sawyer

Foot pain is a common problem, affecting Australians of all ages. Despite this, there is little known about its impact or risk factors, across the...
Supervisor: Professor Anita Wluka

Bystander interventions of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and defibrillation are critical to cardiac arrest survival. In paediatric cardiac...
Supervisor: Professor Janet Bray

Objective: To investigate the influence of laser acupuncture on neuroplasticity, assessed using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). Design...

Cognitive decline is a major health and social issue, as it negatively affects quality of life of older adults, and increases risk of dementia (such...
Supervisor: Dr Barbara R Cardoso

Anorexia nervosa (AN) is characterised by extreme self-control, partly generated by exaggerated prefrontal cortex activity, which leads to inflexible...
Supervisor: Dr Claire Foldi

Transitive inference is a fundamental cognitive function and the basis of deductive reasoning that allows one to derive a relation between objects/...
Supervisor: Dr Mehdi Adibi

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic autoimmune disorder affecting the brain and spinal cord. The accurate and timely diagnosis of multiple sclerosis...
Supervisor: Dr. Nevin John

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