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Investigating integration of online psychological therapy into the cancer care context.

We are seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from highly motivated candidates interested in pursuing a PhD program investigating integration of online psychological therapy into the more...

Supervisor(s): Shaw, Joanne (Dr), Butow, Phyllis (Professor), Shepherd, Heather (Dr)

Gene and Cell therapy for treating corneal diseases

Two research projects existing under this board area :1. Develop in vivo gene editing technique to treat corneal diseases; and 2. Sequencing and mapping gene and protein interaction more...

Supervisor(s): You, Jingjing (Dr), Sutton, Gerard (Professor)

Physiotherapy and minimisation of medication use in people with knee osteoarthritis: opportunity for cohort studies and clinical trial research

Exercise is a proven and recommended therapy for people with knee osteoarthritis.  However, many people with this condition rely on medication for management of their symptoms. more...

Supervisor(s): Simic, Milena (Dr)

Machine learning in cell identity, fate decision, and lineage prediction

Multi-omics and single-cell omics approaches are transforming our understanding of stem cell-based regeneration of tissues and organs on the individual cell level. By generating and more...

Supervisor(s): Yang, Pengyi (Dr)

Emotional Wellbeing in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

This project will design, implement and evaluate a mixed mode (individual and group) psychological intervention to improve emotional wellbeing in older adults who have COPD more...

Supervisor(s): Toelle, Brett (Dr)

Riboflavin for corneal collagen cross-linking

Most of the clinical research evaluating outcomes of treatment for keratoconus is limited mainly owing to two reasons: 1. low sample size, and 2. short follow-up period. The Save Si more...

Supervisor(s): Watson, Stephanie (Professor), Kandel, Himal (Dr)

Impact of chronic inflammation on bowel and sexual function

Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) is difficult to treat and secondary pathological outcome can include decreased fertility. Also, many of the available treatments cause unwanted se more...

Supervisor(s): Witting, Paul (Dr)

Harmful or beneficial aspects of oral facial tissue and environment to the cardiac regeneration: Periodontitis may worsen the outcome of cardiac function after injury whilst the orofacial stem cells may augment their regenerative capacity.

A rodent model of myocardial injury will be used to investigate cardiac function. We will investigate the detrimental effect of a chronic inflammatory disease (periodontitis) on car more...

Supervisor(s): Xaymardan, Munira (Dr), Eberhard, Joerg (Professor)

Towards safe and effective pharmacological care of people with dementia

This research program aims to optimise the prescribing of medications in people with dementia.  more...

Supervisor(s): Tan, Edwin (Dr)

Microscale Technology and 3D Printing for Therapeutic Delivery and Tissue Engineering

Dr. Kang is working in the area of drug delivery / testing and tissue engineering by using micro- and nano- scale technologies.For drug delivery, several drug-device combination pro more...

Supervisor(s): Kang, Lifeng (Dr)