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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

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)...

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

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 neural pathways that mediate appetite control many other functions, including mood, motivation, memory, attention and arousal, suppression of...
Supervisor: Dr Sarah Lockie

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

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