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Exercise Therapy in Obesity, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

This program is a cluster of research studies investigating the cardiovascular and metabolic effects of exercise therapy in people with type 2 diabetes.  more...

Supervisor(s): Johnson, Nathan (Dr)

Telehealth delivery of therapy services

The aim of my research in this area is to improve access to allied health treatment services for clients in rural or remote locations. This research will develop and test the effica more...

Supervisor(s): Lincoln, Michelle (Professor), Bundy, Anita (Professor)

Gadolinium complexes as new theranostic agents for brain cancer

The 5-year survival rate for patients afflicted with aggressive and intractable brain tumours (gliomas) is less than 4%.  In this project, we will incorporate Gd3+ ions into mi more...

Supervisor(s): Rendina, Louis (Professor)

An innovative synthesis technique to fabricate nano-sized calcium phosphate particles

The project aims to develop a novel method to fabricate homogenous and non-aggregated nano-sized hydroxyapatite (HA) particles capable of delivering therapeutic nucleic acids into t more...

Supervisor(s): Rohanizadeh, Ramin (Dr)

Understanding autism and its treatment

We have recently established an Autism Research group within the Brain and Mind Research Institute. We seek to substantially advance knowledge about autism and to lead the worl more...

Supervisor(s): Guastella, Adam (Associate Professor)

The role of miRNAs in diabetic renal interstitial fibrosis

The central aim of the project is to define the therapeutic benefit of targeting miRNAs in renal interstitial fibrosis in diabetic nephropathy. more...

Supervisor(s): Pollock, Carol (Professor), Chen, Xin-Ming (Dr)

Reducing joint load in people with knee osteoarthritis

This project will involve the implementation of biomechanical interventions with the aim of reducing the load in the medial compartment of the knee during gait. more...

Supervisor(s): Simic, Milena (Dr), Pappas, Evangelos (Professor)

Musculoskeletal Health of Children with Neurofibromatosis Type I

Clinical research into the bone and muscle phenotype of children and adolescents with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). As well as the phenotype assessment, the project will also invo more...

Supervisor(s): Munns, Craig (Associate Professor)

Neuroscience/Neuroimmunology Research: Role of antibody in brain immune-mediated diseases

The Institute of Neuromuscular Research (INMR) is part of the Children's Hospital at Westmead (CHW), the largest paediatric centre in NSW, providing the most advanced care and treat more...

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

Curcumin nano-formulation: enhanced anti-cancer and anti-microbial properties

The project aims to design and develop curcumin nanoparticles using various fabrication approaches, including liposome-nanoparticle assemblies and polymer-coated nanoparticles. The more...

Supervisor(s): Rohanizadeh, Ramin (Dr)