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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

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

Expressions of interest are sought from potential PhD students, particularly with a pharmacy background and working knowledge of Australian pharmacy...

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

Compromised antioxidant defences, together with increased production of reactive oxygen species (ROS), drives the oxidative stress that accompanies...
Supervisor: Dr Judy De Haan-Klein

Amnion stem cells have reparative potential in the lung. It is yet unknown how the amnion cells trigger the regenerative process to improve lung...
Supervisor: Dr Rebecca Lim

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

Developing parenting strategies to combat obesity. Assoc Prof Lisa Moran, Dr Siew Lim Up to 50% of Australian women are overweight or obese...
Supervisor: Dr Siew Lim

Coronary artery disease is the most common cause of death worldwide. Patients with coronary artery stenosis, angina and acute coronary syndromes...
Supervisor: Dr Sarah Zaman

Vascular Biology Group (Haematology Micro-platforms) & Platelet & Thrombosis Laboratories The Australian Centre for Blood Diseases. 
 The...
Supervisor: Dr Warwick Nesbitt

Excess body weight is a major and leading factor in overall disease burden worldwide and if left unabated could lead to falls in overall life...

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) has developed a list of 16 hospital-acquired complications (HACs),...
Supervisor: Dr Andrew Stewardson

The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) six-stage intervention development model moves forward from basic science, through generation and...
Supervisor: Dr Frances Shawyer

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

Alcohol advertising is associated with increased alcohol consumption, particularly among young people. Current regulations attempt to limit exposure...
Supervisor: Dr Cassandra Wright

The consumption of alcohol is entrenched in many cultures internationally. While light to moderate alcohol consumption (one to two drinks per day)...
Supervisor: Dr Rosanne Freak-Poli

This project will explore the hypothesis that people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) have an altered immune cell response to Vitamin D compared to...

Project description: Evidence of infection or inflammation within the uterus during pregnancy increases the risk of neurodevelopmental disorders like...

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