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Investigating novel molecular mechanisms in motor neuron disease.

This project will use molecular and cell biology approaches to investigate known and novel motor neuron disease genes and the functional consequences of disease causing mutations. more...

Supervisor(s): Nicholson, Garth (Professor)

Preventing rejection of transplanted organs without using immunosuppressive drugs

The project aims to identify molecular pathways to prevent rejection of transplanted organs in animal models and to apply these findings to clinical transplantation. more...

Supervisor(s): Bishop, Alex (Dr)

Organic and Supramolecular Chemistry

The synthesis of cyclic peptides and derivatives is currently of significant interest, due to their potential applications in a range of areas spanning both chemistry and biology. N more...

Supervisor(s): Jolliffe, Katrina (Kate) (Professor)

Glucocorticoid effects on bone: The role of the osteoblast

 Glucocorticoid effects on bone: The role of the osteoblast more...

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

Informatics and Bioinformatics-based Approaches to Protein-Ligand Interaction

The principles of soluble protein structure and ligand docking are applied to structure analysis of membrane bound protein receptors and receptor ligand complexes. more...

Supervisor(s): Church, W Bret (Dr)

Strategies for Building Bone

This project will investigate the use of biological agents in stimulating bone growth and inhibiting bone resorption. more...

Supervisor(s): Zreiqat, Hala (Professor)

Surface modification of biomaterials for orthopaedic applications

This project will establish that our novel modified calcium silicate materials have enhanced bioactivity and osseointegration properties for coatings onto orthopaedic implants. more...

Supervisor(s): Zreiqat, Hala (Professor)

Scaffolds for skeletal tissue regeneration

This project will modify calcium silicate ceramic scaffolds with divalent cations to improve their mechanical, osteoinductive and osteoconductive properties for bone regeneration. more...

Supervisor(s): Zreiqat, Hala (Professor)

Role of S100A8 and S100A9 in osteoarthritis

This projects involves the development of novel scaffolds and biomaterials for bone and cartilage regeneration. more...

Supervisor(s): Zreiqat, Hala (Professor)