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A randomised, unblinded multicentre trial - the effects of post-operative lumbar drainage on CSF leakage and meningitis following extended endoscopic...

A review of the accuracy of EUS FNA in pancreatic tumours: comparing adenocarcinoma to neuroendocrine malignancy

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

A single blinded, multicentre, randomised controlled trial. Lumbar microdiscectomy and post-operative activity restrictions

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

This is a systematic review of MEDLINE (ovid), Embase (ovid), PsycINFO (Ovid), PubMed, Cochrane database, published in English, from 01/01/1996 - 16/...
Supervisor: Dr Alison Crichton

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

Well-developed accessible health service systems have been associated with a reduction in aggregate alcohol and other drug related-harms at a...
Supervisor: Dr Bernadette Ward

Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients are 10 times more likely to develop epilepsy compared with age-matched controls. The treatment of recurrent...

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

Introduction: MS-TRACKER is a highly innovative, international, patient participation study that will be conducted in 1500 people with RRMS at risk...

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

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...

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

Introduction: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common neurological disease to cause disability in young adults (1). Prevalence varies (<1 to...

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

Drowsy driving is responsible for around 30% of all motor vehicle crashes, as reduced sleep results in drivers being inattentive and unresponsive to...

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