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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...

Activation of the developing immune system in the fetus or newborn alters development and influences risk of diseases after birth. The cells that...

An audit of bile culture result from bile obtained at major HPB resections

1.0 AUDIT SUMMARY Patients with refractory cancer-related pain administered continuous subcutaneous infusion (CSCI) ketamine in accordance with...

An ERAS protocol for perforated duodenal ulcer - a prospective trial

This project aims to examine the attitudes, beliefs and intention to engage in EBP by undergraduate/ graduate entry nursing students.
Supervisor: Dr Gulzar Malik

An exploratory safety study of 480 biomedical mometasone furoate sinus drug depot [MFSDD] in adult patients with chronic sinusitis

Tumor immune microenvironment can affect the response of tumor cells to immunotherapy, and the lack of tumor-infiltrating immune cells is highly...
Supervisor: Dr Dakang Xu

An International, multicentre prospective registry for the management of metastatic spine tumours {MTRON]

HCMV is a herpesvirus that infects over 60% of the adult population. HCMV is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in immuno-compromised...
Supervisor: Dr Rommel Mathias

The LCT-producing clostridia are an important group of pathogens that cause severe disease in both humans and animals. In most cases the diseases...
Supervisor: Professor Dena Lyras

The incredible diversity of Australian mammals, including the remarkable radiation of marsupials, have been researched for over a century. Yet much...
Supervisor: Dr Justin Adams

Project Description: It has been shown that exosomes can modulate angiogenesis (formation of new capillaries from preexisting vasculature). This...
Supervisor: Dr Mirja Krause

The renin-angiotensin system (RAS) is one of the most important hormonal systems regulating both acute and chronic blood pressure. The main effector...

The most common cause of mortality and disability in animals in captivity and domesticity is foot disease. The causes of foot pathologies are...

This project aims to advance our understanding on the evolution of human dentition using an innovative approach that integrates sophisticated 3D...
Supervisor: Dr Luca Fiorenza

Pre-term birth is a major obstetric and neonatal problem. Pre-term birth is defined as birth < 37 weeks gestational age and is associated with...

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