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Head Development: Intersection of transcriptional and signalling activities

This project is designed to test the hypothesis that head formation during embryogenesis is controlled by a multitude of interacting transcriptional and signalling activities and t more...

Supervisor(s): Tam, Patrick (Professor), Fossat, Nicolas (Dr)

Taking proteomics to the clinic – biomarker and pathway analysis of patient samples

Only approximately 50% of patients will be successfully diagnosed by genetic analysis and even when a gene is identified, there may be no immediate drug target. Proteomics analysis more...

Supervisor(s): Graham, Mark (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)

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)

Protecting the heart from ischaemia-reperfusion injury: a new role for FXYD proteins?

We are interested to have a PhD student join our team at the Kolling Institute, examining the therapeutic potential of FXYD proteins in a model of heart attack/myocardial infarction more...

Supervisor(s): Figtree, Gemma (Associate Professor)

Diseases of the Aorta

The causes of sporadic thoracic aortic aneurysms are not understood but the consequences of this disease can be catastrophic. We have developed an animal model of disease and this t more...

Supervisor(s): Gamble, Jennifer (Professor)

The Role of the Osteoblast in Mediating Glucocorticoid-Induced Metabolic Dysfunction

To investigate how glucocorticoid affect the regulation of glucose and lipid metabolism. more...

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

Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry — Design, Synthesis and Testing of Novel Anti-Cancer Agents

Are you interested in applying your laboratory expertise to the development of new drugs for cancer and other diseases?  Become part of a multi-disciplinary team involved in dr more...

Supervisor(s): Groundwater, Paul (Professor), Hibbs, David (Dai) (Professor)

The role of endogenous glucocorticoids in osteoarthritis

This is ongoing project to define the role and mechanism of endogenous glucocorticoids in osteoarthritis. more...

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