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Unravelling mechanisms determining the balance between tolerance and immunity in the liver

Role of primary T cell activation in the liver in CD8 T cell tolerance more...

Supervisor(s): Bertolino, Patrick (Dr)

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)

Ecohydrological modelling of flood and groundwater dependent ecosystems

Protecting the iconic red gum and other floodplain forests in the Murray Darling Basin requires a good understanding of the long term water needs and how this interacts with climate more...

Supervisor(s): Vervoort, Willem (Associate Professor)

Evolutionary relationships of aerobic and anaerobic metabolic reactions

The generation of oxygen in the earth’s atmosphere by oxygenic photosynthesis was the most important environmental event to affect both biology and geology. Accumulation of mo more...

Supervisor(s): Chen, Min (Professor)

Political Economy

Political Economy at the University of Sydney is taught by the largest grouping of political economists at any Australian university. It is recognised as a leading centre of economi more...

Supervisor(s): Konings, Martijn (Dr), Anderson, Tim (Dr), Bryan, Dick (Professor), Dunn, Bill (Dr), Stilwell, Frank (Professor), Rosewarne, Stuart (Dr), Chester, Lynne (Associate Professor), Cahill, Damien (Dr), Schroeder, Susan (Dr), Barrett, Jennifer (Associate Professor), Hill, Elizabeth (Dr), Fernandes, Sujatha (Professor), Bryant, Gareth (Dr)

Cellular mechanisms of opioid tolerance and dependence

Tolerance and dependence that contribute to opioid addiction will be studied using patch clamp analyses of cellular and synaptic electrophysiology in brain slices and behavioural co more...

Supervisor(s): Christie, Macdonald (Professor)

Mapping genes for nerve disease

Our laboratory has an exemplary track record for mapping genes for inherited peripheral neuropathies. Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) neuropathy is a degenerative disorder of the peripher more...

Supervisor(s): Kennerson, Marina (Associate Professor), Nicholson, Garth (Professor)

Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project (CHAMP)

CHAMP is a large epidemiological study of ageing in men, with a particular focus on Alzheimer’s disease, osteoporosis and urinary incontinence. more...

Supervisor(s): Cumming , Robert G (Professor)

Footwear and Lower Limb Health

The project conducts basic research into functional aspects of physical activity requiring support from the lower limb in disease and health and the effect of footwear on efficiency more...

Supervisor(s): Fong Yan, Alycia (Dr)

Improving weight loss outcomes via intermittent very low energy diets

This project aims to determine whether intermittent use of a very low energy diet (VLED) produces greater, more efficient, or longer lasting weight loss than continuous VLED use. more...

Supervisor(s): Salis, Amanda (Associate Professor)