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Often misdiagnosed as migraine, visual snow (VS) is a persistent visual disturbance, described as viewing the world through a veil of flickering...

Visual snow (VS) is a persistent visual disturbance, described as viewing the world through a veil of flickering dots, or static, much like the ‘snow...

Obese older adults have high levels of disability and poor cardiometabolic health (eg. insulin resistance). Exercise is recommended for these...
Supervisor: Dr David Scott

Vocal fold movements with 320-slice CT and advanced Parkinson's Disease

VP shunt success: Does the accuracy of placement of the ventricular catheter predict shunt blockage rates? Does stereotactic placement of the...

A new frontier in biomedical research will involve watching individual proteins work in real time, in living organs. Traditionally, researchers have...

Wearable activity trackers are potentially useful and inexpensive tools for monitoring declines in physical activity and associated loss of mobility...
Supervisor: Dr David Scott

The development of reliable, accurate, non-invasive methodologies for continuous, long-term seizure monitoring is a critical part of the precision...

High-impact activities, including running and jumping, apply greater forces to bone which increases bone density. There is currently no method for...
Supervisor: Dr David Scott

The prevention of obesity across population groups is a national and international priority. A new and innovative program, the healthy lifestyle...

Developing model of care to prevent postpartum weight retention Assoc Prof Lisa Moran, Dr Siew Lim Women of reproductive age are at high risk...
Supervisor: Dr Siew Lim

B-cell memory comprises both recirculating lymphocytes and long-lived plasma cells and develops as a natural consequence of infection and vaccination...

Despite the availability of medical abortion in Australia since 2012, to date there has been little integration of this form of health care into...

Autophagy is a homeostatic mechanism common to most cells involved in the degradation and recycling of cytosolic constituents, including...
Supervisor: Dr James Harris

In 2018 the Global Data Protection Regulation was introduced. It requires businesses to protect the personal data and privacy of EU citizens for...

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer affecting Australian men. The Prostate Cancer Outcome Registry was established in Victoria to monitor the...

This retrospective audit will examine the impact of drug withdrawals or deprescribing of certain medications on patients’ health outcomes in aged...
Supervisor: Dr Hanan Khalil

HIV remains a significant problem among men who have sex with men (MSM) living in Australia. Although there has been great progress in preventing and...
Supervisor: Dr Jason Ong

Whole genome sequence data is available for the GAERS epilepsy rat model of idiopathic generalised epilepsy (IGE), and its sibling strain the NEC non...

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common psychiatric disorder in children, consisting of age-inappropriate symptoms of inattention...
Supervisor: Dr Joohyung Lee

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