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This project aims to develop a greater understanding of clinical reasoning in the paramedic context. It will explore the elements of clinical...
Supervisor: Dr Linda Ross

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

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

Understanding the comprehensive symptom profile of someone with a complex neurodegenerative disorder, and developing tools to actively monitor a...
Supervisor: Dr Ian Harding

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

Maternal birth injury can have a devastating impact on women’s quality of lives. Injuries incurred during vaginal childbirth are the leading risk...
Supervisor: Dr Shayanti Mukherjee

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...

Poor nutrition is an established contributor to delayed wound healing, with adequate energy intake, macronutrients, and some micronutrients, such as...
Supervisor: Dr Peta Tehan

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

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

Announcing an opportunity for a PhD student to work with individuals with Huntington's disease on a cognitive brain training study. Huntington...

Although hyperbolized in media, resuscitation is an infrequent requirement in Emergency Departments. More than 8 million patients presented to...

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