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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...

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

An ERAS protocol for perforated duodenal ulcer - a prospective trial

At Monash we have evidence to support the increased risk of chronic disease observed in shift-workers is a result of night-time eating. We have also...

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

University students experience significantly higher levels of psychological distress during their academic years than the general population.1,2...
Supervisor: Dr Rosanne Freak-Poli

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 JAK-STAT signalling pathway is critical for propagation of signals from the engagement of cytokines with receptors on the surface of blood cells...

The IL-1 family of cytokines is intricately linked to the regulation of innate immunity and inflammation. For many years the pro-inflammatory roles...
Supervisor: Dr James Harris

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

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...

Influenza virus strains continually evolve in their antigenicity in a process known as antigenic drift, allowing individuals to be infected multiple...

Oxidative stress and inflammation are two significant drivers of Diabetic Complications such as cardiovascular disease. Type 2 Diabetes affects...
Supervisor: Dr Judy De Haan-Klein

ANZSCTS Victorian Cardiac Surgery Database project – development of a risk adjustment model for outcomes of cardiac surgery and the assessment of...

ANZSCTS Victorian Cardiac Surgery Database project - development of a risk adjustment model for outcomes of cardiac surgery and the assessment of...

Background: Mesenchymal stem/stromal cells (MSCs) are fibroblastic precursor cells that have the stem cell-like ability to expand in culture and...
Supervisor: Dr Tracy Heng

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