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Transcriptional regulators play a key role in activating oncogenic pathways that impinge on tumour growth, invasion and mestasasis. We have recently...
Supervisor: Dr Ron Firestein

The transition to life after birth is one of the greatest physiological challenges that humans face. At birth, the airways are cleared of liquid, to...

Transitional cell carcinoma [TCC] database

Obesity is a major risk factor for chronic diseases, driving an unsustainable escalation in Australian healthcare costs. Liver fat content increases...

Transrectal ultrasound [TRUS] biopsy pain relief

Treating advanced Dupuytren's disease with minimally invasive techniques

Epilepsy is one of the most common serious chronic neurological disorders and is estimated to affect approximately 68 million people worldwide....

Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) are large, nationally-representative household surveys that provide data for a wide range of monitoring and...
Supervisor: Dr Joshua Vogel

Trials of sutureless bioprosthesises for valve replacement in the aortic position

Trigeminal neuralgia - what are the short and long-term results of treatment of this condition in our service

Glomerulonephritis (GN) involves inflammation and damage of glomeruli in the kidney. One of the most severe forms of GN is caused by autoimmunity...
Supervisor: Dr Dragana Odobasic

Mouse testicular macrophages have several unique functional properties associated with testicular immune privilege. These cells have an...
Supervisor: Professor Mark Hedger

Many strokes are preventable with the management of modifiable risk factors with lifestyle or pharmacological interventions. Overall, ten risk...
Supervisor: Dr Monique Kilkenny

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a Gram-negative bacterium that is one of the most common pathogens of people with cystic fibrosis. This organism causes...

The majority of cancers initially respond very well to standard of care chemotherapeutics but invariably become resistant leading to cancer relapse...
Supervisor: Dr Ron Firestein

The Australian Breast Device Registry collects data on all people undergoing breast device surgery in Australia. This includes women having breast...
Supervisor: Dr Ingrid Hopper

Our research team includes both basic scientists and clinicians, working together to discover and develop new therapeutic options for autoimmune...
Supervisor: Dr Sarah Jones

A major virulence determinant of Helicobacter pylori is a type IV secretion system, encoded by the cag pathogenicity island (cagPAI). The H. pylori...

Emerging evidence has revealed that noradrenaline (NA), the main neurotransmitter of the sympathetic nervous system (SNS), regulates a variety of...
Supervisor: Dr Connie Wong

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