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Background: Mesenchymal stem/stromal cells (MSCs) are fibroblastic precursor cells that have the stem cell-like ability to expand in culture and...
Supervisor: Dr Tracy Heng

The growing enthusiasm for scalable e-health tools, together with the accessibility of app-based technologies (e.g., smartphones, tablets), have...
Supervisor: Professor Murat Yucel

The growing enthusiasm for scalable e-health tools, together with the accessibility of app-based technologies (e.g., smartphones, tablets), have...
Supervisor: Dr Rico Lee

MULTIPLE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE 4-year Doctoral Program; Stipends: $33,413/year; Conference support: $5,000; Industry placement; Advanced...

Diagnosis of patients with neurological disorders such as stroke and non-stroke, seizure or no seizure and multiple sclerosis can be difficult for...
Supervisor: Professor Thanh Phan

Australian medical students and graduates have indicated that the preparation for their prescribing roles based on their pharmacology and...

This project investigates the novel architecture of the power system found in a bacterial flagellar motor specialised for locomotion in viscous...

It has become increasingly clear that immune cells can change their metabolic state in response to activation in order to meet their energy...

A particular phenomenon of the electroencephalography (EEG) wave form is the sleep spindle, believed to function as mechanism through which long-term...

Post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) is a recurrent seizure disorder due to brain injury following physical trauma. PTE accounts for 20% of symptomatic...
Supervisor: Miss Rui Li

Primary aldosteronism (PA) is the most common and potentially curable cause of hypertension. We are part of a multidisciplinary NHMRC funded team...

The ASPREE clinical trial commenced in 2010 and finished in 2017, was a multi-centre clinical trial looking at whether low dose aspirin could prolong...
Supervisor: Dr Suzanne Orchard

Studies in the Ryan lab involve understanding how protein complexes are built and how mutations in proteins cause defects in assembly. Our models are...
Supervisor: Professor Mike Ryan

The glymphatic pathway has been proposed as a key contributor to the clearance of fluid and metabolic waste products, such as amyloid beta and tau,...

In Australia, general practitioners see 97% of injured workers and thus play a pivotal role in directing the recovery and return to work journey for...

Preeclampsia is a pregnancy disorder characterised by hypertension with proteinuria, maternal organ dysfunction or fetal growth restriction. Each...
Supervisor: Dr Sarah Marshall

Early in pregnancy, the maternal vasculature undergoes dramatic adaptations to help support both the mother and the developing baby throughout...
Supervisor: Dr Sarah Marshall

Genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility can identify pathogenic variants associated with increased risk of breast cancer. It is now...
Supervisor: Dr Tu Nguyen-Dumont

A cardinal feature of adaptive CD8+ T cell (also known as killer T cells) responses to infection is the rapid initiation of a proliferative response...

The National Women’s Health Strategy 2020-2030 has identified increasing LARC uptake as a key measure of success in improving the sexual and...
Supervisor: Dr Asvini Subasinghe

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