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Improving care standards and costs for spinal trauma patients

The proposed project will undertake Phase Three of this multi-phased project, leveraging from the first two project phases which will have defined both current practice, and practic more...

Supervisor(s): Sharwood, Lisa (Dr)

A novel drug combination therapy for heart failure

This project will investigate a novel drug combination therapy that has potential benefits in heart failure treatment by targeting Na+-K+ pump function. more...

Supervisor(s): Ramussen, Helge (Professor)

Chronic pain & endogenous cannabinoids.

Endogenous cannabinoids represent a potential therapeutic target for intractable pain states, this project will focus on how these agents produce their actions at the cellular level more...

Supervisor(s): Vaughan, Christopher (Dr)

Studies of a novel cancer gene with links to transcription

This project will investigate how a tumour suppressor implicated in a number of different malignancies functions to cause cancer. more...

Supervisor(s): Marsh, Deborah (Associate Professor)

Identification of genetic drivers of ovarian cancer

This project will use insertional mutagenesis in mice to identify and investigate potential genetic drivers of ovarian carcinogenesis. more...

Supervisor(s): Howell, Viive (Dr), Colvin, Emily (Dr)

Molecular analysis of Hepato-Biliary tumours for prognostic and therapeutic potential

Opportunity to undertake molecular analysis of Hepato-Biliary tumours through the Kolling Institute at RNSH. The HPB Surgical unit at RNSH has a Tumour Bank dating back to 2001. more...

Supervisor(s): Hugh, Thomas J (Professor)

Prevention, repair, biomechanics and pathology of ligament, tendon and disc injuries

Improving graft options for ligament replacement This project aims to improve graft options for ligament replacement, including kangaroo tendon as a xenograft for human ACL reconstr more...

Supervisor(s): Clarke, Elizabeth (Dr)

Mitochondial DNA damage, potential target to reduce the development of renal disorders induced by maternal smoking .

Smoking rates are disproportionately high in disadvantaged populations, particularly in emerging economies, and increasing in women of child bearing age. more...

Supervisor(s): Saad, Sonia (Dr)

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)

Tubular autophagy in diabetic nephropathy

The central aim of the project is to define the role of autophagy dysfunction leading to renal tubulointerstitial fibrosis in diabetic nephropathy. more...

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