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A prospective adverse event reporting system for neurosurgical cases: SAVES-N.

The National Gynae-Oncology Registry (NGOR) is a clinical quality registry operated within the Cancer Research Program in the Monash University...
Supervisor: Ms Natalie Heriot

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

A single blinded, multicentre, randomised controlled trial of the effect of post-operative activity restrictions on the patient and clinician defined...

Helicobacter pylori persistently colonize the epithelium of the stomach in roughly half of the world’s population. It is a causative agent of...

Cancer therapy and oncology has entered a new exciting era of targeted therapy and personalised patient treatment, but resistance and tumour...
Supervisor: Dr Lan Nguyen

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) is a condition of chronic orthostatic intolerance for which the hallmark is an excessive increase in...
Supervisor: Professor Sam El-Osta

Uncertainty tolerance is a psychological construct describing how individuals manage and respond to uncertainty. Given the pervasiveness of...
Supervisor: Dr Michelle Lazarus

People in rural areas have lower access to cancer clinical trials. What factors impact on access and what strategies can be used to access these...
Supervisor: Dr Eli Ristevski

Expressions of interest are sought from potential domestic PhD students with experience working as a pharmacist in the Australian setting, who wish...

Well-developed accessible health service systems have been associated with a reduction in aggregate alcohol and other drug related-harms at a...
Supervisor: Dr Bernadette Ward

It is well-known that preoperative cytological assessment for thyroid nodules can be improved in those patients with an indeterminate cytology, and...
Supervisor: A/Prof. James Lee

Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients are 10 times more likely to develop epilepsy compared with age-matched controls. The treatment of recurrent...

Gliomas are the most common type of intrinsic brain tumour and a major cause of morbidity and mortality for those afflicted by these highly invasive...
Supervisor: Dr Mastura Monif

Acute thrombosis causes vessel occlusion resulting in ischemic complications, such as myocardial infarction and stroke, and is a major cause of death...
Supervisor: Dr Xiaowei Wang

People with disability have the lowest participation in physical activity contributing to adverse health and well-being outcomes and complex and...
Supervisor: Dr Eli Ristevski

Following the publication of the American Thyroid Association guidelines for the management of thyroid cancer in 2015 there has been a trend to...

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is caused by accumulated oncogenic mutations in white blood cell progenitors that lock them into an immature self-...

Heart surgery carries a risk of death that can be calculated before the operation. This risk is dependent on patient factors (such as age and other...
Supervisor: Dr Tim Coulson

Heart surgery carries a risk of death that can be calculated before the operation. This risk is dependent on patient factors (such as age and other...
Supervisor: Dr Tim Coulson

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