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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) represents the gold standard for radiological diagnosis and monitoring of neurological diseases such as multiple...
Supervisor: Dr Scott Kolbe

Women make up 75% of the healthcare workforce, with a significant number of those workers representing the nursing and midwifery profession. Nursing...

Infectious diseases continue to be a major burden on global health. They contribute to global inequities, especially in low-middle income countries...
Supervisor: Dr Jack Richards

* Multiple domestic scholarships available with top ups to start 2021 * Potential for international scholarships for highly competitive students...

We hold a large scale national partnership grant to advance Women in healthcare leadership and support them to attain their career goals. We are...

Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a rare, life-threatening disorder of red cell damage (haemolysis), low platelets (with risk risk of...

The Hudson-Monash Paediatric Precision Medicine (HMPPM) Program focuses on utilising genetic profiles of patients’ tumour models to identify new...
Supervisor: Dr Claire Sun

Signalling through many distinct pathways drive normal testis development and are essential for normal fertility in males. We are investigating an...

HCMV is a herpesvirus that infects over 60% of the adult population. HCMV is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in immuno-compromised...
Supervisor: Dr Rommel Mathias

An exciting opportunity exists for a joint Monash-Warwick PhD candidate to work with a team of experts in parenting, youth mental health, and...

The JAK-STAT signalling pathway is critical for propagation of signals from the engagement of cytokines with receptors on the surface of blood cells...

The LCT-producing clostridia are an important group of pathogens that cause severe disease in both humans and animals. In most cases the diseases...
Supervisor: Professor Dena Lyras

The incredible diversity of Australian mammals, including the remarkable radiation of marsupials, have been researched for over a century. Yet much...
Supervisor: Dr Justin Adams

Angiogenesis, the formation of new blood vessels from the existing vasculature, is essential for tumor growth and metastasis. In the last decade,...
Supervisor: Dr Katrina Colafella

The renin-angiotensin system (RAS) is one of the most important hormonal systems regulating both acute and chronic blood pressure. The main effector...

The most common cause of mortality and disability in animals in captivity and domesticity is foot disease. The causes of foot pathologies are...

This annual cross-sectional survey is run every year at Melbourne Sexual Health Centre through our computer-assisted self-interview (CASI) that all...
Supervisor: Dr Tiffany Phillips

The pathophysiologic progression to heart failure is a complex process. Initial insults such a myocardial infarction or chronic hypertension, trigger...

Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA) are generated when patients develop autoimmunity to various proteins expressed in immune cells. These...

Oxidative stress and inflammation are two significant drivers of Diabetic Complications such as cardiovascular disease. Type 2 Diabetes affects...
Supervisor: Dr Judy De Haan-Klein

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