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The role of autoantibodies against neuronal receptors in immune-mediated neurological and psychiatric disorders.

The neuroimmunology group investigates the role of autoimmunity and inflammation of the brain resulting in neurological disturbance in children. Over the last 5-10 years there has b more...

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

Using Gene editing to cure genetic neurological disorders

This project is an opportunity for a PhD student who is interested in genetic disorders of the brain and who is prepared to work at the cutting edge of technology. Genetic neurologi more...

Supervisor(s): Gold, Wendy (Dr)

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)

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)

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)

Longitudinal study of wellbeing and quality of life in remote Indigenous youth: The Bigiswun Kid Project

The *Bigiswun Kid project is the long-anticipated follow-up study to the internationally-recognised population-based study, the **Lililwan Project. This project was requested by th more...

Supervisor(s): Tsang, Tracey (Dr), Elliott, Elizabeth (Professor)