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Frailty is a condition in which the individual is vulnerable and at increased risk of poor health outcomes or death in the event of an illness or...
Supervisor: Dr Judy Lowthian

Binocular rivalry refers to the perceptual alternation that occurs every few seconds when conflicting visual stimuli are presented, one to each eye....
Supervisor: Dr Steven Miller

Single-cell analyses are at the leading edge of technological development for cell biology. And, transcriptomics analyses at single-cell resolution...

Exploring sex differences in the brain is important for their impact and therapeutic implications for many neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases...
Supervisor: Dr Joohyung Lee

Chronic pain is a complex and uniquely personal experience, characterised by considerable inter-individual variability. It is one of the most...

A biomarker is an objectively measured characteristic of a normal or pathologic biological process. The development of novel interventions to treat,...

Anorexia Nervosa (AN) has a mortality rate 12 times higher than the annual death rate from all causes in females aged 15 to 24. Currently, there is...

Haematology Micro-platforms. The Australian Centre for Blood Diseases. The Haematology Micro-platforms Group, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases...
Supervisor: Dr Warwick Nesbitt

Low back pain is a major public health problem worldwide, resulting in significant disability and financial costs. No one factor has found to be a...
Supervisor: Professor Anita Wluka

Schizophrenia is a complex neuropsychiatric condition with a broad symptom profile, and current treatments are inadequate in many patients. In...

Research programs such as ASPREE (ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly) demonstrate the capabilities of Monash for leveraging partnerships and...

Brain training strategies (i.e. computerised cognitive training), such as cognitive control training and attentional bias modification, show promise...
Supervisor: Professor Murat Yucel

Announcing an exciting opportunity for a PhD student to work with individuals with Huntington’s disease on a cognitive brain training study....

Obesity is an enormous health concern, both in Australia and worldwide. Our laboratory recently published a function for the ETS-5 transcription...

• Background: Residents of aged care homes represent one of the sickest and most vulnerable members of the community. One third of residents of ACH...
Supervisor: Dr Shiva Vasi

Adipose tissue plays an important role in the development of obesity and its related diseases. In addition to its function as a thermal regulator and...
Supervisor: A/Prof Brian Drew

Organic bioelectronics studies the development of devices that translate an electrical signal into a physiological response from cells, tissues or...
Supervisor: Dr Mark Del Borgo

This project explores: (1) the physical and mental health needs of paramedic students to function safely in the paramedic industry, and (2) methods...
Supervisor: Dr Simon Sawyer

Annual reporting data from the Burns Registry of Australia and New Zealand (BRANZ) has identified that approximately one in every three adults...
Supervisor: Dr Lincoln Tracy

Over the past decade, a number of large EEG datasets have become available, containing both data across multiple cognitive tasks and from...
Supervisor: Dr Neil Bailey

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