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The development of reliable, accurate, non-invasive methodologies for continuous, long-term seizure monitoring is a critical part of the precision...

Background: While over 300,000 births are celebrated by parents in Australia each year; at least another 100,000 couples suffered a miscarriage, a...
Supervisor: Dr Jade Bilardi

Reducing adverse outcomes on mother and child are key priority areas. However, antenatal engagement with women about lifestyle risk reduction can be...
Supervisor: Dr Sharon James

GPs have a key role in meeting the needs of women’s reproductive care including pregnancy, termination, contraception and sexual health. In practice...
Supervisor: Dr Sharon James

This project seeks to understand stakeholder views of interconception care resource and tool needs through interviews with key stakeholders in...
Supervisor: Dr Sharon James

Our team in the Department of General Practice has access to data from the Building a New Life in Australia study (BNLA). This longitudinal study...

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) or electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) are battery powered products that heat liquids (e-liquid) to...
Supervisor: Dr Chris Barton

Despite the availability of medical abortion in Australia since 2012, there has been little integration of this form of health care into general...

We have commenced a participatory case study of how the coronavirus pandemic has affected the way that general practices deliver care. The unique...

The recent discussion paper jointly authored by UK Public Health England and Association of Ambulance Chief Executive's report 'Developing...
Supervisor: Dr Louise Reynolds

Patients with diabetes are disproportionally affected by the incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD); diabetic cardiac myopathy (DCM) affects ~20-...

A key priority of the National Women's Health Strategy is to ensure equitable access to abortion services across Australia. While early medical...

Whole genome sequence data is available for the GAERS epilepsy rat model of idiopathic generalised epilepsy (IGE), and its sibling strain the NEC non...

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common psychiatric disorder in children, consisting of age-inappropriate symptoms of inattention...
Supervisor: Dr Joohyung Lee

Alcohol use is the strongest known modifiable determinant of HCV disease progression. Alcohol consumption has been found to raise the viral load and...
Supervisor: Dr Peter Higgs

This project aims to assess the health impacts of wildfire smoke on human health.

Liver injury due to medications is a serious problem and can lead to liver failure and/or interruption to other important therapies (such as cancer...

Cancer as the leading cause of morbidity and mortality is responsible for ∼ 10 million deaths in 2020 worldwide. Female breast cancer (BC), as the...

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