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A Drug Burden Index: Improving prescribing and function in older people

This project tests the DBI as a tool to improve the quality use of medicines in older Australians.  The study will improve the evidence base for the association between overall more...

Supervisor(s): Chen, Tim (Associate Professor)

Novel therapy to prevent and treat kidney fibrosis

Progressive kidney disease is a global health burden most commonly caused by diabetes and obesity, which are dramatically on the rise. In Australia, 1 in 3 adults are at risk of dev more...

Supervisor(s): Saad, Sonia (Dr), Pollock, Carol (Professor)

Pain Phenotype Characterisation in Preclinical Models of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common chronic joint disease, affecting 15% of the population and causing a significant socioeconomic burden. It is a debilitating condition characte more...

Supervisor(s): Zaki, Sanaa (Dr)

45 and Up Study

The 45 and Up Study has collected data from 266,000 participants throughout NSW aged 45 and over. Cancer Council NSW is a principal sponsor of the study. Led by the 45 and Up Resear more...

Supervisor(s): Weber, Marianne (Dr)

NHMRC Translational Australian Clinical Toxicology (TACT) Program

A range of PhD research project opportunities in human toxicology exist within the TACT program. We are looking for talented and motivated doctoral candidates, with or without a pri more...

Supervisor(s): Buckley, Nicholas (Professor), Dawson, Andrew (Professor)

Biomolecular studies of Parkinson’s disease

Opportunities exist to join a leading group conducting research into Parkinson's disease. Our group combines the disciplines of biochemistry, immunology, molecular biology and cell more...

Supervisor(s): Dzamko, Nicolas (Dr)

Role of Vitamin D and other compounds in protection of skin cells from UV

This study examines how vitamin D compounds protect skin from sun or UV-induced DNA and other damage. more...

Supervisor(s): Mason, Rebecca (Professor)

Effect of maternal high glycemic index diets on offspring metabolic phenotype

We are uncovering fascinating effects of different sugars (glucose, fructose, sucrose and isomaltulose) on development of embryos and offspring.  High glucose fed mice are sign more...

Supervisor(s): Bell-Anderson, Kim (Dr)

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)

Developing and implementing shared decision-making tool to facilitate deprescribing statins in the elderly

The overall aim for this research is to develop a decision-making tool for patients/family, to facilitate understanding of the deprescribing process and to ultimately enco more...

Supervisor(s): Juraskova , Ilona (Associate Professor)