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All living things respond to changes in their direct environment by evoking innate stress response mechanisms. Multiple factors, including those...
Supervisor: Dr Kylie Wagstaff

Oesophageal function is complex and various methods have been developed to assess this. Oesophageal manometry, which involves synchronous recording...
Supervisor: Dr Paul Burton

Chronic kidney disease CKD is an inflammatory condition that is increasing in prevalence around the world. Diabetes and obesity are the primary cause...

Poor sleep is linked to both poor physical and mental health, and can play a role in contributing to acute crisis events that are responded to by...
Supervisor: Dr Rowan Ogeil

This study investigates the role of Smad3 acetylation in the development and progression of organ/tissue fibrosis.

Small noncoding RNAs are increasingly recognised as important regulators of gene expression and genome integrity across all kingdoms of life. This is...
Supervisor: Dr Peter Boag

Opiate substitution therapy is an evidence based intervention for reducing the health risks of addiction to opiates. Among people who inject drugs,...

AML is an aggressive blood cancer with dire prognosis due to disease relapse initiated by therapeutically-resistant Leukaemia Stem Cells (LSCs)....

During cell division, bacteria remodel their cell walls, resulting in the release of low molecular weight fragments of peptidoglycan, known as...

The Role of the Laserjet Procedure in the Young Contact Athlete Outcomes Following Anterior Shoulder Stabilisation

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death worldwide, and those that survive TBI are often left with long-term neurological deficits....

Hookworm infections, which cause severe anemia, are considered to be one of the major Neglected Tropical Diseases, affecting 700 million people...

The tyrosine kinase Src was the first proto-oncogene to be identified, and it is now known that Src plays an important role in several human cancers...
Supervisor: Professor Roger Daly

Under recently approved legislation, the state of Victoria will introduce the practice of Voluntary Assisted Dying in 2019. The legislation carefully...
Supervisor: Ms Katrina Recoche

Abortion services are a key component of sexual and reproductive health services, yet access to safe, affordable and respectful abortion services are...
Supervisor: Dr Joshua Vogel

The systemic absorption of cocaine and the effect on depth of anaesthesia using intranasal atomised modified Moffat's solution prior to...

We are performing in-depth characterization of the microenvironment of human tumours, and discovering new mechanisms used by these cells to influence...
Supervisor: Dr Anne Fletcher

Cell-free DNA is a relatively new technology for screening of fetal chromosomal abnormalities, with an unprecedented accuracy in the detection of...

CT Angiography has evolved into the mainstay for preoperative imaging in plastic surgery free flap surgery. An evolution in these techniques include...
Supervisor: Dr Warren Rozen

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