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PhD project(s) in the intersection between obesity and eating disorders

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic health researcher to undertake a full time or part-time PhD based at The Children's Hospital at Westmead and enrolled through the Univers more...

Supervisor(s): Lister, Natalie (Dr), Baur, Louise (Professor), Garnett, Sarah (Dr), Maguire, Sarah (Dr), Jebeile, Hiba (Dr)

Develop point-of-care microfluidic technologies for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases

We are developing a clinically useful, rapid and high throughput profiling microdevices for thrombosis and coagulation. It will be extremely useful for patients with diabetes, obesi more...

Supervisor(s): Ju, Lining (Arnold) (Dr)

The nutritional geometry of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, cardio-metabolic health and lifespan

The global epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes (T2D) has been linked to increased consumption of ‘western diets’ containing an abundance of processed foods rich in s more...

Supervisor(s): Simpson, Stephen (Professor), Wali, Jibran (Dr)

CHARACTERISATION OF ERUSIOLIN - A NEW PEPTIDE HORMONE

In this project we aim to characterise the function of a new gut-derived peptide we have discovered in human plasma, named erusiolin, which we hypothesise plays a role in appetite r more...

Supervisor(s): Larance, Mark (Dr)

Cumulative modeling of Maternal Immune Activation to assess risk factors of common neurodevelopmental disease

Neurodevelopmental disorders such as epilepsy, autism, Tourette syndrome or ADHD affect 10% of children. There is increasing evidence that maternal inflammation whilst pregnant, ter more...

Supervisor(s): Hofer, Markus (Dr)

Identifying the principles of cell growth and cell mass regulation. Development of biomedical applications based on real-time cell mass detection.

Identifying the principles of cell growth and cell mass regulation. Development of applications based on real-time cell mass detection. Development of instrumentation, sensors and m more...

Supervisor(s): Martinez Martin, David (Dr)

Develop single-molecule and super-resolution microscopy imaging technologies in the cardiovascular disease

This project will focus on development, improvement, and application of single-molecule tracking and super-resolution imaging, such as TIRF, HiLo, PALM, STORM, Lattice Light-Sheet M more...

Supervisor(s): Ju, Lining (Arnold) (Dr)

The Physics of Circadian Desynchrony

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

Supervisor(s): Postnova, Svetlana (Dr)

Insulin-mediated regulation of adipocyte lipolysis

Insulin, a hormone that is released after a meal, regulates many aspects of metabolism including a process called lipolysis that involves the release of fatty acids into the circula more...

Supervisor(s): James, David (Professor)

Development and evaluation of an international, interdisciplinary e-Learning program to support health professionals to translate best evidence care for people with osteoarthritis into practice

This opportunity involves a project to develop and evaluate an e-Learning program to support healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills to provide best-evidence care for more...

Supervisor(s): Eyles, Jillian (Dr), Hunter, David (Professor)