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We plan to conduct a series of clinical studies on a variety of areas pertaining to Atrial Fibrillation and stroke: 1. Investigating anticoagulation...
Supervisor: Dr Andrew Teh

Genetic variants have been found to cause epilepsy as well as affect how people respond to treatment. Whole exome sequencing is a new method of...

Cytokines have attracted substantial attention as diagnostic biomarkers for infectious and inflammatory diseases in recent years. However,...
Supervisor: Professor Marcel Nold

It is now well appreciated that adipocytes are not simply fat storage cells, but can be subdivided into white, brown and ‘beige’ cells, with the...

With collaborators from the UK, Canada and Sweden, we will address the structural drivers of mental illness stigma, as experienced by young rural...
Supervisor: Dr Rochelle Hine

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), there were over 7.6 million migrants living in Australia in 2020. Culturally and...
Supervisor: Revathi N. Krishna

Background: Screening rates for common women's health conditions remain significantly low among individuals with severe mental health illness, a...
Supervisor: Dr Joanne Enticott

We have discovered that the initiation of a TCR signal in Treg cells entails docking of the Treg TCR in the opposite orientation to that observed for...
Supervisor: Dr Hugh Reid

This landmark study is now complete, but analyses continue. Stroke survivors and healthy controls had MRI scans and cognitive assessment within a few...
Supervisor: Prof Amy Brodtmann

Degenerative cerebellar ataxias are complex and heterogeneous diseases defined by a range of debilitating motor and non-motor symptoms. These include...
Supervisor: Dr Louisa Selvadurai

The menopause transition is a time of significant hormonal changes. Mood changes, including anxiety and depression are frequently reported during...

The current opioid epidemic is one of the most severe public health crisis globally, and this is expected to get worse during the post-pandemic era....
Supervisor: Dr Satoshi Ogawa

Monash Partners fully supports the involvement of healthcare consumers and the community in research, healthcare improvement and innovation. Our...

Stroke imposes a large burden of suffering on survivors, with ongoing risk of recurrent stroke, depression and poor quality of life post discharge....

Klebsiella oxytoca is a Gram-negative bacterium that is increasingly recognised as an important cause of hospital-associated infections, including...
Supervisor: Dr Kelly Wyres

Background: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy has rapidly emerged as the most commonly performed bariatric surgical procedure in Australia. This has...
Supervisor: Dr Paul Burton

Comparison of flow diverter versus flow diverter with endo-luminal adjunct (Coils/WEB)

This position, funded through a Digital Health CRC project, involves research to develop digital technology to foster behaviour change after...

Natural killer (NK) cell activity is essential for initiating antitumor responses and may be linked to immunotherapy success. NK cells and other...

The PI3K-Akt-mTOR signalling network plays a pivotal role in the regulation of cell growth and proliferation, and is highly complex with multiple...
Supervisor: Dr Lan Nguyen

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