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Asthma affects approximately one in nine Australians and is one of the most common conditions treated in General Practice. In January 2018 a new...
Supervisor: Dr Chris Barton

Asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) is a common urinary tract condition that is associated with an increased risk of urinary tract infections (cystitis...
Supervisor: Dr Joshua Vogel

This project aims to determine the molecular structure of the interface between novel peptide self-assemblies and cell membranes through x-ray...

The ATR-X syndrome, an X-linked recessive developmental disorder affecting males, belongs to a growing list of disorders of sex development (DSD)...

The Monash-Gippsland Teletrials Pilot has partnered Monash Health and Latrobe Regional hospital to test and develop the current Australasian Tele-...
Supervisor: Professor Eva Segelov

Women of reproductive age are on an accelerated pathway to obesity, with progressive background weight gain, exacerbated by high-risk windows...
Supervisor: Dr Cheryce Harrison

New onset epileptic seizures are relatively common in the population. Early expert diagnosis and management of new onset epilepsy has a critical...
Supervisor: Dr Anne McIntosh

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an increasingly common, preventable disease characterised by persistent airflow limitation and...
Supervisor: Dr Chris Barton

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the sixth most common cancer and incidence is increasing worldwide, including in Australia. Currently, people with...
Supervisor: Dr Joseph Doyle

Traditionally, the ischemic penumbra has been analyses using volumetric approach. Information on neuroanatomy and vascular anatomy are not used in...
Supervisor: Professor Thanh Phan

The Pre-hospital Emergency Care Australia and New Zealand (PEC-ANZ) group is a National Health and Medical Research funded Centre for Research...
Supervisor: Ms Dhanya Kumar

There is significant interest in investigating the repurposing of well-known drugs to provide cost effective care with familiar agents of known side...
Supervisor: Professor Eva Segelov

A large cohort has been well characterised by the CATCH program which looks at patients in GP practices with hepatitis B &C who have not engaged...

Single-cell analyses are at the leading edge of technological development for cell biology. And, transcriptomics analyses at single-cell resolution...
Supervisor: Ms Traude Beilharz

Exploring sex differences in the brain is important for their impact and therapeutic implications for many neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases...
Supervisor: Dr Joohyung Lee

Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is a serious medical and societal issue. Of particular concern are individuals at high risk of suffering...

A biomarker is an objectively measured characteristic of a normal or pathologic biological process. The development of novel interventions to treat,...

Anorexia Nervosa (AN) has a mortality rate 12 times higher than the annual death rate from all causes in females aged 15 to 24. Currently, there is...
Supervisor: Dr Claire Foldi

Preeclampsia is a life-threatening disorder of pregnancy, characterized by a sudden increase in blood pressure and urine protein after 20 weeks of...

Low back pain is a major public health problem worldwide, resulting in significant disability and financial costs. No one factor has found to be a...

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