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ENGINEERED EXTRASYNAPTIC GABAA RECEPTORS: TOWARDS NOVEL ANALGESICS

Recently, there has been an increase of interest in α4δ-containing GABAA receptors as novel drug targets for the design of a new class of analgesics. However, to date th more...

Supervisor(s): Balle, Thomas (Associate Professor), Collins, Mary (Professor)

Development of a microwave catheter for cardiac ablation to treat ventricular tachycardia

Development (design and fabrication) of a microwave catheter for cardiac ablation to treat ventricular tachycardia, a life threatening heart rhythm disorder which is a common cause more...

Supervisor(s): McEwan, Alistair (Professor)

Postgraduate Research Stipend to develop cannabinoids as potential therapeutics to treat myasthenia gravis

This Scholarship will provide a stipend towards the living expenses of a PhD student to learn to use intracellular electrophysiological recordings to develop cannabinoid compounds a more...

Supervisor(s): Phillips, William (Bill) (Associate Professor)

Low-power Intelligent Bio-Signal Processing

This project aims at developing a responsive implant that is making decisions based on smart bio-signal processing. more...

Supervisor(s): Kavehei, Omid (Dr)

Real-time Low-power Neural Accelerator

This project aims at developing an Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) for a low-power learning system processing real-time time-series data. more...

Supervisor(s): Kavehei, Omid (Dr)

Data-intensive solutions for medical technologies

This project aims at developing advanced solutions in software for processing medical data, addressing the issue of less or no labelled data. more...

Supervisor(s): Kavehei, Omid (Dr)

Natural History study of inherited retinal dystrophies

Opportunities exist for PhD and MPhil students to undertake projects in understanding inherited eye diseases. In particular developing outcome measures by combining structural and f more...

Supervisor(s): Grigg, John (Professor)

HUMAN MINIBRAINS GROWN FROM STEM CELLS

This project will involve CRISPR genome editing strategies combined with human stem cell derived mini-brains to investigate new neuronal factors that control development, cognitive more...

Supervisor(s): Neely, Greg (Associate Professor)

Pathways to therapies in blinding genetic retinal eye diseases

In this project, novel disease genes and variants are identified that cause blinding retinal eye diseases. Cellular, gene editing, proteomic and animal model approaches are taken to more...

Supervisor(s): Jamieson, Robyn (Associate Professor)

Visual Communication in Space and Time

Colour in nature is a central channel of communication, though its study has progressed without consideration of the inherent fluidity of information exchange.  This project se more...

Supervisor(s): White, Thomas (Dr)