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Mitochondrial DNA encodes key genes associated with the cell’s major energy-generating process, oxidative phosphorylation, which takes place in the...

Type I interferons (IFNs) are a family of innate immune cytokines which regulate numerous biological functions in homeostasis, host defense and anti-...
Supervisor: Dr Michelle Tate

Antibiotics are a precious and diminishing resource. There is a desperate need to reduce or replace the use of antibiotics to treat bacterial...
Supervisor: Professor Dena Lyras

One of the major areas of interest in our laboratory is the importance of chemokines and their receptors in the regulation of immune responses and...
Supervisor: Dr Remy Robert

Project Description: This project will involve molecular and immunohistochemical analyses of hearts, aortas and kidneys from transgenic mice...
Supervisor: Dr Morag Young

Exosomes are nano-sized particles shed by cells. They contain bioactive cargo such as microRNAs and proteins, which can exert effects on specific...
Supervisor: Dr Rebecca Lim

Arnold Chiari malformation is a structural abnormality of the base of the brain where there is displacement of the lower portion of the cerebellum...

Asthma affects approximately one in nine Australians and is one of the most common conditions treated in General Practice. In January 2018 a new...
Supervisor: Dr Chris Barton

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a highly prevalent disorder with serious cardiovascular and neurocognitive consequences. Importantly obesity, which...

Online tools assist people with ABI to connect socially and compensate for memory. Alarmingly, sophisticated cybercrime is rife, with $90.9 million...
Supervisor: Dr Kate Gould

Ureteric Amyloid Obstruction

Acute kidney injury can occur in multiple hospital settings, including after major surgery (particularly when cardiopulmonary bypass is required),...

Use of an oral health index to detect frailty in an HIV positive population. In the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy HIV positive patients...
Supervisor: Dr Ian Woolley

Use of infrared thermography in cranial tumour surgery

Use of Patient Specific Products in Maxillofacial Reconstruction: An Anatomical and Clinical Study

Use of the 4D CT Scan to Assess Glenoid Tracking in Patients with a Tight Posterior Capsule

Blue-sky research cannot be easily judged on the basis of practical impact, but clinical research is different and should be useful. It should make a...
Supervisor: Professor Ben Mol

Our previous published work uncovered a novel finding that estradiol regulates the expression and neuronal firing of a distinct subgroup of...
Supervisor: Dr Rachel Hill

Drosophila as a model organism: The largest genome wide association study (GWAS) to date in schizophrenia identified approximately 108 risk loci, but...
Supervisor: Dr Rachel Hill

Occupational violence is a hospital priority as it affects all health care workers with significant adverse effects. Key to prevention is to identify...
Supervisor: Dr Stuart Lee

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