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GENE THERAPY FOR GENETIC BONE DISEASES

Gene therapy is becoming a practical approach to treat severe genetic conditions and in recent years conditions such as Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) have been success stories. Our more...

Supervisor(s): Schindeler, Aaron (Associate Professor), Munns, Craig (Associate Professor)

PhD project(s) in the intersection between obesity and eating disorders

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic health researcher to undertake a full time or part-time PhD based at The Children's Hospital at Westmead and enrolled through the Univers more...

Supervisor(s): Lister, Natalie (Dr), Baur, Louise (Professor), Garnett, Sarah (Dr), Maguire, Sarah (Dr)

Cardiac imaging in heart disease

We currently have a number of projects related to developing and using cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques in order to better diagnose and treat heart disease more...

Supervisor(s): Ugander, Martin (Professor)

UNDERSTANDING GENETIC VARIATIONS IN BONE

Functional genomics is a field that is undergoing major changes in practice due to the accessibility of gene editing technologies. Our team has developed methods for gene editing in more...

Supervisor(s): Schindeler, Aaron (Associate Professor), Munns, Craig (Associate Professor)

PRECLINICAL AND CLINICAL DEVELOPMENT OF NOVEL BONE-BINDING ANTIMICROBIALS

Our team has spent several years developing and testing new a new class of drugs termed bone-binding antimicrobials (BBAs). Our lead compound (BBA-1) has been shown to have antimicr more...

Supervisor(s): Schindeler, Aaron (Associate Professor), Little, David (Professor)

Chronic Hepatitis B: from virological concepts to cure

We are seeking passionate Ph.D. and Masters candidates to conduct a research project on understanding how hepatitis B virus persists in the liver to ultimately design a cure for chr more...

Supervisor(s): Tu, Thomas (Dr), Douglas, Mark W (Associate Professor)

Direct Epitaxy of All Inorganic Halide Perovskites for X-ray Detectors

This project aims to develop high-performance x-ray detectors based epitaxially grown halide perovskite single crystal fims. more...

Supervisor(s): Zheng, Rongkun (Associate Professor), Li, Feng (Dr)