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The global burden of peripheral artery disease is at a dramatic increase to due the prevalence of aging, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disorders...
Supervisor: Dr Gina Kusuma

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...

Systemic Lupus Erythematous is a complex heterogeneous disease in which the pathogenesis remains poorly understood. The measurement of immune...
Supervisor: Professor Eric Morand

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...

Brain training strategies (i.e. computerised cognitive training), such as cognitive control training and attentional bias modification, show promise...
Supervisor: Professor Murat Yucel

Announcing an exciting opportunity for a PhD student to work with individuals with Huntington’s disease on a cognitive brain training study....

Obesity is an enormous health concern, both in Australia and worldwide. Our laboratory recently published a function for the ETS-5 transcription...

Screening mammography of women can identify breast arterial calcification. This has been shown to confer a 1.59 fold increased risk of cardiovascular...
Supervisor: Dr Sarah Zaman

• Background: Residents of aged care homes represent one of the sickest and most vulnerable members of the community. One third of residents of ACH...
Supervisor: Dr Shiva Vasi

Are you interesting in improving outcomes for the most vulnerable in the community? Would you like to undertake research in an area concerning: low...
Supervisor: Dr Joanne Enticott

Organic bioelectronics studies the development of devices that translate an electrical signal into a physiological response from cells, tissues or...
Supervisor: Dr Mark Del Borgo

This project explores: (1) the physical and mental health needs of paramedic students to function safely in the paramedic industry, and (2) methods...
Supervisor: Dr Simon Sawyer

Little is known about the effects of lifelong brain infections on the neurological health of the host. Toxoplasma gondii is a parasite infects...

Cancer patients who participate in clinical trials tend to do better than those who do not. This benefit may have more to do with the additional...
Supervisor: Dr Ri Scarborough

Cancer patients who participate in clinical trials tend to do better than those who do not. This benefit may have more to do with the additional...
Supervisor: Ms Jennifer Holland

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