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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

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

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

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...

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

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