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The Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration (PCOC) is a national palliative care project funded by the Australian Government Department of Health....
Supervisor: Dr Sharon Licqurish

Emerging research has a powerful role to play in improving the care and health of women during pregnancy, and shaping a healthy future for the next...
Supervisor: Dr Tari Turner

The current methods for diagnosing and treating obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), are overly simplistic “one size fits all” approaches that fail to...

I am part of a research collaboration that provides modelling reports to high-burden countries on how to improve programmatic management of their TB...
Supervisor: Dr James Trauer

Aspirin is a widely used drug that could help heal venous leg ulcers (VLUs). The ASPiVLU study will assess whether daily treatment with aspirin in...

The Australian Commission for Quality and Safety in Health Care has a program of work developing Clinical Care Standards for important health care...
Supervisor: Dr Denise O'Connor

In celiac disease (CD), the T cell response to gliadin peptides derived from gluten in from wheat, barley and rye has been well characterised....
Supervisor: Dr Hugh Reid

Bariatric surgery has now been accepted as a front-line treatment for type 2 diabetes (T2D) that compares favourably with lifestyle and medicinal...

Bariatric surgery has now been accepted as a front-line treatment for type 2 diabetes (T2D) that compares favourably with lifestyle and medicinal...
Supervisor: Dr Aneta Stefanidis

Viruses and humans have coevolved for millions of years and during this time viruses have armed themselves with strategies to hijack or evade our...
Supervisor: Dr Natalie Borg

Gender identity is the gender with which a person identifies. Studies suggest that gender identity is affected by genetic, prenatal hormonal or...

*Target student* We are seeking a highly-motivated student for a one-year clinical research project in 2021. The project would suit a medical...
Supervisor: Professor Kate Leslie

How many times every day do you do things on the spur of the moment? Impulsivity (or acting without foresight) in pursuit of short-term gratification...

DC monitor the environment for potential “danger signals” that signify pathogen invasion, including non-homeostatic cell death caused by viruses. We...

The differences between rural and urban patients with regards to bladder cancer detection and treatment

Thin, flat, branched actin cytoskeleton filled membrane protrusions like the lamellipodia and membrane ruffles are utilized by cells for a plethora...
Supervisor: Dr Senthil Arumugam

Hip osteoarthritis (OA) is a major cause of pain and disability with no treatment that affects progression of disease. The prevalence of hip OA is...
Supervisor: Dr Yuanyuan Wang

The shape of the lower jaw (mandible) and dentition in non-human primates varies between species but the reasons behind this morphological variation...

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death and chronic disability worldwide. Many TBI victims suffer from long-lasting cognitive...
Supervisor: Dr Stuart McDonald

Mandible (lower jaw) fractures in Australia account for ~40% of all serious facial injuries. Treatments aimed at restoring jaw function and...

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