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In addition to living with this challenging neurological disorder, many people with epilepsy also suffer from mood disorders such as depression....

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease that causes multi-organ dysfunction, significant morbidity, and requires lifelong global...
Supervisor: Dr Joshua Ooi

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...

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

The Kile lab has a longstanding interest in the development, survival and function of blood cells. Using molecular approaches combined with state-of-...

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

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

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

Project/ Study: The study was a clinical pilot of an evidence-based, manualised group program developed and evaluated to be effective in reducing...
Supervisor: Dr Alison Crichton

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...

The development of clinical guidelines is an important leadership role in clinical medicine and public health. Guideline panels are typically...
Supervisor: Dr Joshua Vogel

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...

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