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From the molecular study of receptor-ligand interactions to novel biomarkers of disease and non-invasive brain imaging - opportunities in basic and clinically oriented research

Methodologically broad but thematically focused on the role of receptors in glial (non-neuronal) cells in brain disease, the available basic science projects are concerned with the more...

Supervisor(s): Banati, Richard (Professor)

Bioethics

Are you interested in the interaction between advances in biotechnology and society, or the complex relationship between morality, mental health and the law? Do you want to explore more...

Supervisor(s): Kerridge, Ian (Professor), Jordens, Christopher (Associate Professor), Mooney-Somers, Julie (Dr), Newson, Ainsley (Associate Professor)

Molecular and genetic basis of heart disease

The main focus of our research is the study of genetic heart disorders, which includes new gene discovery, genotype-phenotype correlation studies, and understanding the underlying p more...

Supervisor(s): Semsarian, Christopher (Professor)

Novel inhalation formulation to improve quality of life of cystic fibrosis sufferers

Respiratory infection is the number one cause of death world-wide with limited therapies other than tablet or intravenous injection. This multi-faceted PhD project will focus on dev more...

Supervisor(s): Traini, Daniela (Professor)

Application of novel molecular imaging techniques to the study of cardiovascular disease

We have an opportunity for a PhD student to join our team developing and applying novel molecular imaging techniques to the study of cardiovascular disease. The Group study both an more...

Supervisor(s): Figtree, Gemma (Associate Professor), Grieve, Stuart (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)

Search for a cause: the role of astrocytes in the early pathology of Parkinson's disease

The projects in our lab are directed towards finding the cause of Parkinson’s Disease.  In particular we want to know what is the nature of the mechanism that sets the ne more...

Supervisor(s): Allbutt, Haydn (Dr)

Evaluation of complementary forages for the Australian dairy industry

This PhD research opportunity will use small-plot field studies to test aspects of forage production and quality, cows’ preference and effects on soil characteristics and heal more...

Supervisor(s): Garcia, Sergio (Yani) (Professor)