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Lung cancer is the biggest cause of cancer deaths in Australia and despite improvements in diagnosis and treatment, 5-year survival remains very low...
Supervisor: Ms Jennifer Holland

Studies in the Ryan lab involve understanding how protein complexes are built and how mutations in proteins cause defects in assembly. Our models are...
Supervisor: Professor Mike Ryan

The glymphatic pathway has been proposed as a key contributor to the clearance of fluid and metabolic waste products, such as amyloid beta and tau,...
Supervisor: Mr David Wright

Early in pregnancy, the maternal vasculature undergoes dramatic adaptations to help support both the mother and the developing baby throughout...
Supervisor: Dr Sarah Marshall

Nature / Type of project : Clinical Translation Research Goal: To use non-invasive image-based assessment of bone material and structural...

Epilepsy is one of the most common and serious brain condition characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizures. In most cases (about 70%) epilepsy can...
Supervisor: Dr Ana Antonic-Baker

Genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility can identify pathogenic variants associated with increased risk of breast cancer. It is now...
Supervisor: Dr Tu Nguyen-Dumont

Medical students are traditionally taught physical examination skills at a patient’s bedside. In view of the busy nature of hospital practice...

A cardinal feature of adaptive CD8+ T cell (also known as killer T cells) responses to infection is the rapid initiation of a proliferative response...

Antiretroviral therapy (ART) improves life expectancy of people living with HIV (PLHIV) and prevents onward HIV transmission. Despite this HIV...
Supervisor: Dr James McMahon

The Cancer Research Program within the Monash University School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine is currently looking at patterns of care for...
Supervisor: Ms Natalie Heriot

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)...

Systemic lupus erythematous is an autoimmune diseases that affects multiple organs and is most prevalent in women, with higher incidence in asian and...
Supervisor: Dr Sarah Jones

Bacteria secrete vesicles that traffic toxins to mitochondria of macrophages. This project will investigate how vesicle-delivered toxins kill...
Supervisor: Dr Thomas Naderer

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

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

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