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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

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

Influenza is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in humans and animals, with an estimated one billion cases of seasonal influenza globally each...

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...

The GACD Upscaling call for the prevention and control of hypertension and diabetes will result in more than 30 funded projects. Because of the...

Bacterial pathogens can cause a wide range of infections in hospitalised patients, including wound infections, urinary tract infections, pneumonia...

People who inject drugs (PWIDs) are at risk of acute infectious diseases requiring hospital admission for intravenous antibiotics and/or surgical...
Supervisor: Dr Andrew Stewardson

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...

Patients with suspected cervical spine injury (CSI) caused by blunt trauma present commonly to Emergency Departments. All patients with suspected CSI...

Lung cancer is the biggest cause of cancer deaths in Australia and despite improvements in diagnosis and treatment, 5-year survival remains very low...
Supervisor: Dr Ri Scarborough

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,...
Supervisor: Mr David Wright

Nature / Type of project : Clinical Translation Research Goal: To use non-invasive image-based assessment of bone material and structural...

Epilepsy is one of the most common and serious brain condition characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizures. In most cases (about 70%) epilepsy can...
Supervisor: Dr Ana Antonic-Baker

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...

Antiretroviral therapy (ART) improves life expectancy of people living with HIV (PLHIV) and prevents onward HIV transmission. Despite this HIV...
Supervisor: Dr James McMahon

Excess gestational weight gain is associated with worsened maternal, fetal and infant outcomes and optimising weight gain, diet and physical activity...

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