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Post-partum haemorrhage (PPH) is one of the leading causes of maternal mortality and morbidity. This potentially life-threatening condition can be...
Supervisor: A/Prof Kirsten Palmer

Community pharmacist have the potential to provide accessible health services to adolescents and the potential to improve adolescent’s access to...
Supervisor: Dr Anisa Assifi

Based at the Central Clinical School, our laboratory works closely with clinicians at the Alfred Hospital to study mechanisms of cancer development...
Supervisor: Dr Gamze Kuser Abali

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common mental illness characterised by recurrent distressing mental obsessions and behavioural compulsions....
Supervisor: Dr Rebecca Segrave

Young Australians frequently engage in risky single occasion drinking. This drinking pattern is associated with a variety of harms including...
Supervisor: A/Prof Megan Lim

Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a leading cause of injury and chronic disease and mortality in Australia, and the leading cause of disability or death...
Supervisor: Dr Rowan Ogeil

HIV maturation is a highly regulated process, and viral protease has to cleave precursor of the main structural protein Gag in a sequential manner....

Cellular aging is a complex biological process involving a gradual decline in cellular function and increased vulnerability to disease. It is...
Supervisor: Dr Iman Azimi

Non-ribosomal peptide synthesis is a complex biosynthetic process that produces many medically important peptide natural products, including several...

Paediatric chronic pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as persistent or recurring pain that lasts for longer than...

We are developing a cohort of children who have lost skills and developed autism, sometimes called autistic regression. Using video footage prior to...

Plasmalogens are a unique class of lipids that are abundant in certain tissues such as the heart, brain and specific immune cell types. Studies have...

FIKK kinases are unique among apicomplexan parasites. Interestingly the genome of P. falciparum encodes 20 FIKK kinases, but very little is known...
Supervisor: Professor Brian Cooke

Striated muscles including skeletal and cardiac muscle makes up a major proportion of our body mass. Because of their high metabolic activity,...
Supervisor: A/Prof Brian Drew

Clostridium difficile is recognised as the major cause of nosocomial diarrhoea in Australian hospitals and in hospitals worldwide. Chronic colitis...
Supervisor: Professor Dena Lyras

Historically, it is well documented that infections during pregnancy increase the risk for atypical neurodevelopment in offspring such as...
Supervisor: A/Prof Rachel Hill

This partnership project with industry seeks to develop a body of work to understand the impact of footwear on young children's feet, movement...

In Australia, waterborne communicable diseases (CD) is a recognised health concern for individuals living in remote and indigenous communities, where...
Supervisor: Dr Rebekah Henry

This is a sub study within a larger NHMRC funded data linkage project. The aim of the sub study will be to utilise population data to understand the...

The Department of Diabetes at the School of Translational Medicine (STM) is a part of Monash University’s Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health...

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