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Assessing changes to myocardial proteins subsequent to experimental heart attack

Post translational changes to key cardiac proteins in the hearts of diabetic rats after experimental heart attack more...

Supervisor(s): Witting, Paul (Dr), Hambly, Brett (Associate Professor)

Preventing rejection of transplanted organs without using immunosuppressive drugs

The project aims to identify molecular pathways to prevent rejection of transplanted organs in animal models and to apply these findings to clinical transplantation. more...

Supervisor(s): Bishop, Alex (Dr)

The long term effects of childhood cancer treatment

The Long Term Follow up Clinic has a large cohort of childhood survivors of cancer who are now adolescents and young adults, and provides many opportunities for clinical research more...

Supervisor(s): Steinbeck, Kate (Professor)

Effect of cardioactive drugs on the developing rat heart

Cardioactive drugs are used during pregnancy to alleviate heart conditions but may affect the heart of the developing fetus. more...

Supervisor(s): Ritchie, Helen (Dr)

Dysferlin and defective membrane repair in muscular dystrophy

We are studying a form of muscular dystrophy caused by deficiency of the protein dysferlin. Dysferlin patients have a primary defect in skeletal muscle membrane repair, and are unab more...

Supervisor(s): Cooper, Sandra (Dr)

Regulating prosclerosing growth factors by incretin therapy in diabetic cardiomyopathy

Growth factors induced by diabetes contribute to tissue fibrosis and dysfunction, in conditions such as diabetic cardiomyopathy, and there is preliminary evidence that the incretins more...

Supervisor(s): Twigg, Stephen (Professor)

Behaviour and design of scaffolding and formwork systems

The main objectives of this research project are to provide an understanding of the 3D failure modes of both scaffolding and formwork systems by testing connections and sub-assembla more...

Supervisor(s): Rasmussen, Kim (Professor)

Inhertied and acquired platelet function defects

Bleeding defects in Australian patients and families will be characterised using genomic and proteomic analysis more...

Supervisor(s): Ward, Chris (Professor)

The role of endogenous glucocorticoids in osteoarthritis

This is ongoing project to define the role and mechanism of endogenous glucocorticoids in osteoarthritis. more...

Supervisor(s): Zhou, Hong (Professor), Seibel, Markus (Professor)

Magnetic resonance micro-imaging of human and animal tissue.

Use of magnetic resonance microimaging of human and animal tissue to study disease processes. more...

Supervisor(s): Bourne, Roger (Dr)