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Damage, fracture and fragmentation of concrete at high strain rates

The project aims to characterize and model concrete at high strain rates, and to study the damage, fracture and fragmentation of concrete subjected to high rate loads through an int more...

Supervisor(s): Shen, Luming (Associate Professor)

Mitochondial DNA damage, potential target to reduce the development of renal disorders induced by maternal smoking .

Smoking rates are disproportionately high in disadvantaged populations, particularly in emerging economies, and increasing in women of child bearing age. more...

Supervisor(s): Saad, Sonia (Dr)

Cell cycle control of DNA repair in lymphoid cells

PhD opportunity in an NHMRC-funded group to determine how cell cycle determines the fidelity of DNA repair in activated B cells in vivo. more...

Supervisor(s): Jolly, Chris (Dr)

The New Renin-Angiotensin System in the Human Eye

At present, the only treatment for glaucoma is intraocular pressure control. We know some people still get worse despite good pressure control. We have evidence that a system previo more...

Supervisor(s): White, Andrew (Dr)

Utilising Clinically Relevant Mechanisms to Develop Neuroprotective Strategies in Glaucoma

Neuroprotective strategies for glaucoma therapy have been investigated extensively over the last few years with disappointing clinical trial results. However a significant proportio more...

Supervisor(s): White, Andrew (Dr)

Mouse models of Fatty Liver

The role of the metabolic syndrome in mouse models of fatty liver more...

Supervisor(s): Hebbard, Lionel (Dr)

A novel regulatory pathway affecting red cell and platelet phenotype

A novel mutation has been identified in an Australian family with a combined defect in platelet and red cell function. This project will explore the molecular mechanism of this defe more...

Supervisor(s): Ward, Chris (Professor)

Puberty hormones

Puberty hormones and their effects. more...

Supervisor(s): Steinbeck, Kate (Professor)

Mechanism of the effect of diabetes on the inflammation and subsequent fibrosis

In our laboratory we are investigating the effects of diabetes on the inflammatory response and the initiation of fibrosis and the relationship between these changes and the develop more...

Supervisor(s): McLennan, Susan (Dr)

Müller glial-neuronal-vascular interactions in retinal vascular diseases

Research projects in the Macular Research Group are focused on the cellular and molecular mechanisms of Müller glial-neuronal-vascular interactions in retinal diseases. The gro more...

Supervisor(s): Gillies, Mark (Professor), Shen, Weiyong (Dr)