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Taking proteomics to the clinic – biomarker and pathway analysis of patient samples

Only approximately 50% of patients will be successfully diagnosed by genetic analysis and even when a gene is identified, there may be no immediate drug target. Proteomics analysis more...

Supervisor(s): Graham, Mark (Dr)

Dynamic prediction of longitudinal markers and time to disease progression in metastatic melanoma patients

This project aims to develop individualised dynamic event prediction models, combining simultaneously longitudinal biomarker data and time-to-event data. more...

Supervisor(s): Lo, Serigne (Dr), Long, Georgina (Professor)

Developing Molecular biomarkers in sleep disorders

This project will explore potential biomarkers for a range of sleep disorders including obstructive sleep apnoea, insomnia and circadian phase disorders. more...

Supervisor(s): Phillips, Craig (Dr), Grunstein, Ron (Professor)

Do plants, bacteria or fungi win in competition for nitrogen?

Are plants, bacteria or fungi the strongest competitors for N? more...

Supervisor(s): Warren, Charles (Associate Professor)

Advanced brain imaging of mild traumatic brain imaging: mTBI passport

Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI; also known as concussion) occurs frequently in contact sports due to direct hits or rotational acceleration of the head. There is currently no rel more...

Supervisor(s): Grieve, Stuart (Professor)

An investigation into the mechanisms of immune evasion in metastatic melanoma patients treated with molecular or immune checkpoint inhibitors.

The aim of this project is to characterise the immune reaction and prevalence of immune inhibitory mechanisms present in metastatic melanoma patient tumours whilst on immune checkpo more...

Supervisor(s): Scolyer, Richard (Professor), Long, Georgina (Professor)

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 (Dr)

Prevalence and impact of incorrect cancer research publications targeting the functions of human genes

This PhD project analyses the reliability of the cancer research literature, from which new cancer biomarkers and molecular targets are derived. more...

Supervisor(s): Byrne, Jennifer (Professor)

The role of key driver genes in the pathogenesis of acute renal allograft rejection

This is a PhD project. The successful applicant will be top up scholarship. This study will lead to publish high quality of papers and apply a new NHMRC project grant. more...

Supervisor(s): O'Connell, Philip (Professor), Hu, Min (Dr)

Identifying the causes of fibrosis after kidney transplantation

This is a PhD project. The successful applicant will be top up scholarship. This study will lead to publish high quality of papers and apply a new NHMRC project grant. more...

Supervisor(s): O'Connell, Philip (Professor)