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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)

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)

Emotion, cognition and psychiatric disorders

The key goal of this project is to identify objective brain and behaviour markers of major mental illnesses and their treatment. In this research area, we integrate information whic more...

Supervisor(s): Williams, Lea (Professor)

Cardiovascular risk reduction during bereavement (CARBER II) study

The death of a loved one is recognised as one of life's greatest stresses requiring significant psychological adjustment. While death is a natural part of the life process and is a more...

Supervisor(s): Buckley, Tom (Associate Professor)

Advanced Instrumentation and Computational Methods for in vivo Molecular Imaging

There are opportunities for physics and engineering graduates to undertake research leading to a PhD with the medical imaging physics group at the University of Sydney node of the N more...

Supervisor(s): Meikle, Steven (Professor)

Chronic illness in adolescents – promoting self management

The self-management clinic for adolescents with chronic physical illness runs within the Department of Adolescent Medicine and is set up as a research clinic with pre- and post-inte more...

Supervisor(s): Steinbeck, Kate (Professor)

The nature and treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder

The research investigates the nature and treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder more...

Supervisor(s): Jones, Mairwen (Dr)

Using Human Psychopharmacology Assessments to identify Unique Markers of Mental Ill-Health and Treatment Response

This research focuses on using plasma hormonal assessments to determine relationships of peripheral hormone levels and a range of mental health outcomes. This is primarily a psychop more...

Supervisor(s): Guastella, Adam (Associate 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)

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)