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Multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune, neurodegenerative condition, is the most common cause of non-traumatic neurological disability in young adults....
Supervisor: Dr Vilija Jokubaitis

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

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

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)...

Ageing affects everyone and everything. It is now recognised that reactive intermediates generated by metabolism contribute to biological ageing and...

We and others have recently discovered that DNA damage can promote inflammation through recruitment of the cGAS-STING pathway (Pepin et al., Nucleic...
Supervisor: Dr Michael Gantier

Neuropsychology-immunology Fellow Position Description Summary The Department of Neuroscience is seeking a motivated Neuropsycho-immunology...
Supervisor: Dr Mastura Monif

Crohn’s disease is a debilitating chronic auto-inflammatory disorder that affects the intestinal tract with a peak onset in young people. Australia...

The research of my group focuses on sleep in infants and children. This is of the utmost importance to the health of every baby and child. Sleep is...

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

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

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...

Binocular rivalry refers to the perceptual alternation that occurs every few seconds when conflicting visual stimuli are presented, one to each eye....
Supervisor: Dr Steven Miller

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...

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