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Pilot Study of Progressive Resistance Training for Sedentary Adults with Charcot-Marie-Tooth

This project is for a resistance training program in persons with Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT). CMT is the most frequently inherited peripheral neuropathy affecting around 1 in 2500 pe more...

Supervisor(s): Fornusek, Che (Dr)

Genetics studies of rust resistance in faba bean

Faba bean is an important grain legume in Australia. A breeding program to develop suitable varieties for the northern grain growing region of Australia is located at the University more...

Supervisor(s): Adhikari, Kedar (Dr)

Developing small molecules that enhance PCSK9/AnxA2 interaction to inhibit PCSK9 and elevate LDLR levels

Statins to decrease low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) are a cornerstone to prevent and treat cardiovascular events. However, inadequate dose response, resistance, and seri more...

Supervisor(s): Grewal , Thomas (Associate Professor)

Dietary effects to the local immune response and the initiation and propagation of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in mice

Background: Longitudinal studies have demonstrated a two-¬way relationship between diabetes and the local inflammatory host response, e.g. periodontitis, with more severe period more...

Supervisor(s): Eberhard, Joerg (Professor)

Pharmacological targeting of the metastasis suppressor NDRG1 using novel therapeutics

Metastasis is the major killer in cancer, being extremely difficult to treat. This project will elucidate the molecular mechanisms that initiate and sustain metastatic progression, more...

Supervisor(s): Kovacevic, Zaklina (Dr), Richardson, Des (Professor)

Inury Surveillance in Junior Rugby League

Rugby League is a team sport played by over 170,000 players at clubs across Australia. Both the National Rugby League (NRL) and the State Leagues have a responsibility to create an more...

Supervisor(s): Orr, Rhonda (Dr)

Community Knowledge of Concussion in Youth and Adolescent Sport

The football codes are physically demanding collision sports. Other sports (eg  netball and cycling) have an element of risk of head injury. Child players can be exposed to hi more...

Supervisor(s): Orr, Rhonda (Dr)

Dynamic prediction of longitudinal markers and time to disease progression in metastatic melanoma patients

This project aims to develop individualised dynamic event prediction models, combining simultaneously longitudinal biomarker data and time-to-event data. more...

Supervisor(s): Lo, Serigne (Dr), Long, Georgina (Professor)

Antibacterial activity of carbon nanomaterials

Understanding the antibacterial activity of carbon nanomaterials and exploring their practical applications more...

Supervisor(s): Chen, Yuan (Professor)

The HAMLET molecular species with anticancer properties

We are interested to determine how the anti-cancer properties of this family of molecules can be translated into cancer treatment. We believe there may be a delivery system which n more...

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