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Molecular investigations of receptors involved in neurological disorders

The Laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience investigates molecular regulation and drug interactions that occur in receptors associated with neurological diseases. more...

Supervisor(s): Holsinger, Damian (Dr)

Exploring the neurobiology of Parkinson’s disease with multimodal techniques

This study will examine the neurobiology underlying some of the most troubling features of Parkinson's disease. This opportunity will utilise a range of novel neuroimaging, neurophy more...

Supervisor(s): Lewis, Simon (Associate Professor), Naismith, Sharon (Associate Professor)

Elucidating the mechanisms of action of transcranial direct current stimulation

The Brain and Mind Research Institute undertakes neuroimaging research into cognitive functioning and underlying brain processes in neuropsychiatric disorders. Major research themes more...

Supervisor(s): Lagopoulos, Jim (Associate Professor)

Elucidating the neural mechanisms of stress: a 13C-NMR study of glutamate and neuronal-glial interactions

13C-Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (13C-MRS) is an emerging imaging modality that allows the measurement of concentrations and synthesis rates of glutamate, glutamine and GABA with more...

Supervisor(s): Lagopoulos, Jim (Associate Professor)

Understanding social problems in youth mental health

To improve cognitive-behavioural interventions and develop a better understanding of the interaction between biological and psychological processes. My current interests focus more...

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

Cochleovestibular Physiology and Meniere’s Disease

This project investigates the effects of abnormal volumes of fluid in the inner ear, called endolymphatic hydrops, on cochlea and vestibular function. more...

Supervisor(s): Brown, Daniel (Dr)

Research opportunities in sleep disturbance

Sleep disturbance and activity in Sri Lanka - prevalence and association with depression and metabolic syndromeSleep disturbance, activity and mood in the development of cardiometab more...

Supervisor(s): Glozier, Nick (Professor)

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)

Beyond Neuroinflammation: The Role of Microglia in Synaptic Plasticity

Microglia are the immune cells of the brain and are known to respond to infectious and non-infectious insults to the nervous system. Recently, a new function has been demonstrated f more...

Supervisor(s): Graeber, Manuel (Professor)

PET imaging of glioma in a TSPO knockout model

Glioblastoma is the most frequent primary brain tumour and the most malignant glial neoplasm (glioma) with predominantly astrocytic differentiation. Due to their invasive nature, gl more...

Supervisor(s): Graeber, Manuel (Professor), Banati, Richard (Professor)