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PhD project(s) in the intersection between obesity and eating disorders

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic health researcher to undertake a full time or part-time PhD based at The Children's Hospital at Westmead and enrolled through the Univers more...

Supervisor(s): Lister, Natalie (Dr), Baur, Louise (Professor), Garnett, Sarah (Dr), Maguire, Sarah (Dr)

Heart Failure, Oxygen and HIF

This project will investigate the physiological and metabolic changes seen in the heart in models of obstructive sleep apnoea. more...

Supervisor(s): Cook, Kristina (Dr), Farnham, Melissa (Dr)

GENE THERAPY FOR GENETIC BONE DISEASES

Gene therapy is becoming a practical approach to treat severe genetic conditions and in recent years conditions such as Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) have been success stories. Our more...

Supervisor(s): Schindeler, Aaron (Associate Professor), Munns, Craig (Associate Professor)

UNDERSTANDING GENETIC VARIATIONS IN BONE

Functional genomics is a field that is undergoing major changes in practice due to the accessibility of gene editing technologies. Our team has developed methods for gene editing in more...

Supervisor(s): Schindeler, Aaron (Associate Professor), Munns, Craig (Associate Professor)

Utility of Cerebrospinal fluid proteomics to define molecular mechanisms in brain disease of childhood.

Brain diseases of childhood are very common and result in significant disability, and cost to the nation. Common diseases include epilepsy, cerebral palsy, autism and mental health more...

Supervisor(s): Dale, Russell (Professor)

The Physics of Circadian Desynchrony

This project will investigate brain mechanisms and health consequences of circadian misalignment. more...

Supervisor(s): Postnova, Svetlana (Dr)

Longitudinal study of wellbeing and quality of life in remote Indigenous youth: The Bigiswun Kid Project

The *Bigiswun Kid project is the long-anticipated follow-up study to the internationally-recognised population-based study, the **Lililwan Project. This project was requested by th more...

Supervisor(s): Tsang, Tracey (Dr), Elliott, Elizabeth (Professor)