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Neural Correlates of Chronic Cardiovascular Disease

Chronic cardiovascular disease (diabetes, obesity, heart disease) has a wide systemic physiological impact, including microstructural damage to the brain. Our group has an opportuni more...

Supervisor(s): Grieve, Stuart (Professor)

Assessment and treatment of cognitive impairment in people with alcohol and other drug use disorders

The aim of this research is to assess levels of cognitive impairment in drug and alcohol treatment clients, in order to inform development of cognitive remediation and rehabilitatio more...

Supervisor(s): Monds, Lauren (Dr)

Impact of chronic inflammation on bowel and sexual function

Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) is difficult to treat and secondary pathological outcome can include decreased fertility. Also, many of the available treatments cause unwanted se more...

Supervisor(s): Witting, Paul (Dr)

Intoxication detection in the health and criminal justice settings

The aim of this research project is to generate an understanding on if, and how people are able to accurately determine: whether someone is intoxicated, by what substances, and whet more...

Supervisor(s): Monds, Lauren (Dr)

Harmful or beneficial aspects of oral facial tissue and environment to the cardiac regeneration: Periodontitis may worsen the outcome of cardiac function after injury whilst the orofacial stem cells may augment their regenerative capacity.

A rodent model of myocardial injury will be used to investigate cardiac function. We will investigate the detrimental effect of a chronic inflammatory disease (periodontitis) on car more...

Supervisor(s): Xaymardan, Munira (Dr), Eberhard, Joerg (Professor)

The influence of seminal plasma on sperm function and fertility

An opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar in the area of reproductive biology. The project will investigate the factors in seminal plasma that influence male fertil more...

Supervisor(s): De Graaf, Simon (Associate Professor)

Resuscitation monitors for the neonatal intensive care uni (NICU)

Development (design and fabrication) of a portable and wireless lung function monitor for the resuscitation of neonates. The project will involve embedded electronics, Labview progr more...

Supervisor(s): McEwan, Alistair (Professor)

Defining the clinical and immunogenetic profile in antibody-associated demyelination

Masters or PhD opportunity ideally suited for a medical or neurology trainee or fellow with a commitment to building expertise in clinical and translational neuroimmunology. more...

Supervisor(s): Ramanathan, Sudarshini (Dr), Brilot-Turville, Fabienne (Dr), Dale, Russell (Professor)

A New Therapeutic Strategy to Overcome Multidrug Resistance by Exploiting Drug-Transporters to Target Untreatable Cancers

We recently have discovered a frontier strategy for overcoming drug resistance mediated by P-glycoprotein (Pgp) in the lysosome. Identifying new targets for resistant cancers are cr more...

Supervisor(s): Jansson, Patric (Dr)

The autonomic consequences of sleep apnoea: A critical role for PACAP

We are interested to have Honours, Masters and PhD students join our team to investigate the role of PACAP and it's receptors in several models of sleep apnoea. We have exciting evi more...

Supervisor(s): Farnham, Melissa (Dr)