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In recent years, the landscape of cancer therapy has shifted dramatically. Novel approaches based on harnessing the patient’s own immune system have...
Supervisor: MICHAEL CHOPIN, PHD

Unlike a heart attack, cardiac arrests (CA) are almost always fatal. Of the 25,000+ Australians (male and female) who experience CA each year, as few...
Supervisor: Dr Daniel Donner

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

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

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

Each year in Australia, over 5000 people are admitted to hospital for burn injuries. Beyond the immediate harms caused by the injury event, many of...
Supervisor: Dr Lincoln Tracy

Chronic inflammation after preterm birth is strongly associated with impaired brain development and life-long disability. There is no effective...
Supervisor: Dr Robert Galinsky

1.0 AUDIT SUMMARY Patients with refractory cancer-related pain administered continuous subcutaneous infusion (CSCI) ketamine in accordance with...

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...

Aspergillus fumigatus is an opportunistic fungal pathogen that causes infection in the immunocompromised and those with chronic respiratory disease....
Supervisor: Dr Orla Morrissey

Research shows that earlier initiation of drug use is associated with a range of adverse outcomes later in life including problematic substance use...
Supervisor: Dr Peter Higgs

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 Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC) was the first facility of its kind to open in the e English-speaking world and the Southern...
Supervisor: Dr Peter Higgs

The Victorian Women's Health Atlas https://victorianwomenshealthatlas.net.au/#!/ is a resource of publicly available data at the LGA level...
Supervisor: Dr Shelly Makleff

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

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

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