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Anti-craving agents in the treatment of addiction

The PhD students will be part of a team working on a large NHRMC funded trial of anti-craving agents in the treatment of alcohol use disorder investigating the role of genotypes in more...

Supervisor(s): Morley, Kirsten (Dr)

Rapid human visual perception: Lags and costs in processing features of multiple objects

With a view toward understanding how the brain manages incoming visual information through coordination of perception, attention, and cognition, you will use behavioral psychophysic more...

Supervisor(s): Holcombe, Alex (Professor)

Reward processing deficits in addiction and comorbidities

The PhD students will use a combination of techniques to study brain-behaviour relationships of addiction. These projects are ideally suited to individuals who have a strong aptitud more...

Supervisor(s): Morley, Kirsten (Dr)

Emotion, cognition and psychiatric disorders

The key goal of this project is to identify objective brain and behaviour markers of major mental illnesses and their treatment. In this research area, we integrate information whic more...

Supervisor(s): Williams, Lea (Professor)

Elucidating the mechanisms of action of transcranial direct current stimulation

The Brain and Mind Research Institute undertakes neuroimaging research into cognitive functioning and underlying brain processes in neuropsychiatric disorders. Major research themes more...

Supervisor(s): Lagopoulos, Jim (Associate Professor)

Identifying the emotional, cognitive and biological correlates of schizophrenia

Objective measures of emotion, cognition and brain function are the best predictors of real-world outcomes in schizophrenia, and these projects are aimed at identifying these marker more...

Supervisor(s): Williams, Lea (Professor)

The nature and treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder

The research investigates the nature and treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder more...

Supervisor(s): Jones, Mairwen (Dr)

Mechanisms of brain development

The role of Ten_m proteins in brain development more...

Supervisor(s): Leamey, Catherine (Dr)

Conopeptides as potential pain therapeutics

Dissecting mechanisms of chronic pain using patch clamp analyses of cellular and synaptic electrophysiology in spinal cord slices and behavioural correlations. more...

Supervisor(s): Christie, Macdonald (Professor)

VZV interactions with human ganglionic cells

Varicella zoster virus interactions with human ganglionic cells more...

Supervisor(s): Abendroth, Allison (Associate Professor)