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The adaptive arm of immune system uses lymphocytes to generate antibody and memory responses to challenges throughout life. Three lineages of...
Supervisor: Dr Martin Davey

Natural killer (NK) cells are effector lymphocytes of the innate immune system that are known for their ability to kill transformed and virus-...

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...
Supervisor: Dr Kelly Crossley

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

There is growing evidence that people with osteoarthritis (OA) are at a higher risk of falls and fall-related injuries. Those with newly diagnosed...
Supervisor: Dr Sze-Ee Soh

The subversion of host cell processes by microbial pathogens is an intrinsic part of the host-pathogen interaction. Many bacterial pathogens have the...

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....

Critical limb ischemia (CLI) affects 15% of the population of every socioeconomic scale. Arteriosclerotic plaque build up causes occlusion of oxygen...
Supervisor: Dr Rebecca Lim

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Report has shown that there was a significant decline in the rate of teenage births in Australia from...

Trials of sutureless bioprosthesises for valve replacement in the aortic position

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

Unconscious bias is described as unsupported stereotypes, feelings or opinions towards something or someone, which is preconceived and unintentional...
Supervisor: Miss Alison Hansen

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

Ambulance demand across Australia is increasing. This project will collate data on calls to ambulance from each Australian ambulance service to...

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

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