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Refining cell-based therapies to cure diabetes

The most promising route for a cure for type 1 diabetes is the use of insulin-secreting cells to replace those that have died. more...

Supervisor(s): Thorn, Peter (Professor)

Type 1 diabetes: Young adult self management

This project will employ illness narrative qualitative research methods, and video and audio recordings of young Australians who are living with type 1 diabetes. The work follows on more...

Supervisor(s): Smith, Lorraine (Dr)

Obesity and insulin resistance in children and adolescents.

Studies on various aspects of obesity and insulin resistance in children and young people - covering management, prevention and pathophysiology. There is potential for a range of di more...

Supervisor(s): Baur, Louise (Professor), Garnett, Sarah (Dr), Cowell, Chris (Professor)

The Role of Toll-like receptors in Diabetic Nephropathy

This project will investigate the role of Toll-like receptor 2 and 4 in the pathophysiology of diabetic nephropathy more...

Supervisor(s): Pollock, Carol (Professor), Panchapakesan, Usha (Associate Professor)

Prostate cancer metabolism – investigating the role of lipid metabolism and the microenvironment

This project aims to investigate potential interaction the different cell types near the prostate gland and how changes in androgen signalling alters this relationship. It also aims more...

Supervisor(s): Hoy, Andrew (Dr)

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)

Asthma: Young adult self management

This project will employ illness narrative qualitative research methods, and video and audio recordings of young Australians who are living with asthma. The work follows on fro more...

Supervisor(s): Smith, Lorraine (Dr), Armour, Carol (Professor)

Glucocorticoid effects on bone: The role of the osteoblast

 Glucocorticoid effects on bone: The role of the osteoblast more...

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

Structure-based drug design with Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase

Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase (sEH), and more importantly its inhibition, may form the basis of a number of therapies due to anti-inflammatory more...

Supervisor(s): Church, W Bret (Dr)

Mouse models of liver cancer

This project will use mouse models to investigate the role of adiponectin and T-cadherin in models of liver cancer. more...

Supervisor(s): Hebbard, Lionel (Dr), Qiao, Liang (Dr)