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Health and digital literacy and decision making in people with chronic mental health and neurodevelopmental conditions

This is a Phd scholarship funded through the ARC Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course. It will examine how those with multiple disadvantage make healt more...

Supervisor(s): Glozier, Nick (Professor)

Digital health for the prevention and management of chronic conditions

We welcome PhD and Masters students to contribute to some of our ongoing projects or to develop their own proposals, within the theme of digital health for the prevention and manage more...

Supervisor(s): Laranjo, Liliana (Dr)

Migrant and Refugee Youths’ Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

The population of migrant and refugee youth in Greater Western Sydney is increasing exponentially each year. Little is understood about these young people's understanding of and ab more...

Supervisor(s): Hossain, Zakia (Dr)

The Physics of Circadian Desynchrony

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

Supervisor(s): Postnova, Svetlana (Dr)

Molecular Mechanism of Insulin Resistance

Insulin resistance is a major physiological problem that is associated with an inability of insulin to regulate glucose and lipid metabolism. We now know that metabolism is central more...

Supervisor(s): James, David (Professor)

Digital payments and financial institutions: How can payment mechanisms be leveraged to minimise gambling harms?

Cash is increasingly being replaced by the use of digital payments including tap-and-go, e-wallets, and mobile technologies. Cash is still required for some venue-based gambling due more...

Supervisor(s): Gainsbury, Sally (Associate Professor)

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)

Genetics of Healthy Ageing

By exploiting the vast genetic landscape of an outbred mouse population we aim to explore the molecular cause of a range of diseases that limit healthy ageing in humans. This includ more...

Supervisor(s): James, David (Professor)

PRECLINICAL AND CLINICAL DEVELOPMENT OF NOVEL BONE-BINDING ANTIMICROBIALS

Our team has spent several years developing and testing new a new class of drugs termed bone-binding antimicrobials (BBAs). Our lead compound (BBA-1) has been shown to have antimicr more...

Supervisor(s): Schindeler, Aaron (Associate Professor), Little, David (Professor)