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A collaborative study with engineering assessing sitting with novel technology and its effect on spinal health

A comparison of the outcomes of the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation utilising radiofrequency, cryotherapy or high intensity focused...

Shift workers by virtue of their profession are at a greater risk of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. It...

Motor Neurone Disease (MND) over one year. MND is a fatal neurodegenerative disease which affects motor neurones in the brain and spinal cord. People...
Supervisor: Dr Phyllis Chua

Nausea and vomiting are common problems for patients in Emergency Departments (EDs). Our objective is to determine if Ondansetron 16mg and 8mg and...

The recent revolution in bioengineering of the cellular immune system offers a promising new frontier of personalized medicine with the potential to...

BACKGROUND Patients with seizures often present to emergency departments (ED) for acute care. Around 6% of the population is likely to experience an...

There are considerable safety issues in passing and confirming the correct placement of nasogastric tubes (NGT). Additionally studies have shown that...
Supervisor: Dr Gabriel Blecher

Heart failure occurs when the heart muscle weakens and is unable to pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs. It is a major public health issue,...
Supervisor: Dr Morag Young

Amnion stem cells have reparative potential in the lung. It is yet unknown how the amnion cells trigger the regenerative process to improve lung...
Supervisor: Dr Rebecca Lim

Amnion stem cells have reparative potential in the lung. It is yet unknown how they trigger the regenerative process to improve lung function. We...
Supervisor: Dr Rebecca Lim

Coronary artery disease is the most common cause of death worldwide. Patients with coronary artery stenosis, angina and acute coronary syndromes...
Supervisor: Dr Sarah Zaman

The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) six-stage intervention development model moves forward from basic science, through generation and...
Supervisor: Dr Frances Shawyer

Cerebral palsy affects 1 in 500 babies, and every 15 hours a baby is diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is a group of motor and cognitive...
Supervisor: Dr Bryan Leaw

Project description: Evidence of infection or inflammation within the uterus during pregnancy increases the risk of neurodevelopmental disorders like...

At Monash we have evidence to support the increased risk of chronic disease observed in shift-workers is a result of night-time eating. We have also...

An exploratory safety study of 480 biomedical mometasone furoate sinus drug depot [MFSDD] in adult patients with chronic sinusitis

The IL-1 family of cytokines is intricately linked to the regulation of innate immunity and inflammation. For many years the pro-inflammatory roles...
Supervisor: Dr James Harris

Project Description: It has been shown that exosomes can modulate angiogenesis (formation of new capillaries from preexisting vasculature). This...
Supervisor: Dr Mirja Krause

ANZSCTS Victorian Cardiac Surgery Database project – development of a risk adjustment model for outcomes of cardiac surgery and the assessment of...

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