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How to stop an epileptic seizure - looking for the right molecules to target

Over 400 proteins are implicated in epilepsy. This project involves interrogating models of epilepsy to determine which are the key pathways and molecular mechanisms which could be more...

Supervisor(s): Graham, Mark (Dr)

Preclinical Research in Medicinal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Therapeutics

Preclinical Research in Medicinal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Therapeutics. more...

Supervisor(s): Arnold, Jonathon (Associate Professor)

Understanding mechanisms of action of novel CNS molecules in neurological disorders

Projects involve understanding mechanisms of action of novel CNS molecules in biology more...

Supervisor(s): Collins, Mary (Professor)

Utility of Cerebrospinal fluid proteomics to define molecular mechanisms in brain disease of childhood.

Brain diseases of childhood are very common and result in significant disability, and cost to the nation. Common diseases include epilepsy, cerebral palsy, autism and mental health more...

Supervisor(s): Dale, Russell (Professor)

Novel Electrodes for rapid electrophysiological recording

Rapid monitoring of emergencies including heart attack and stroke are limited by electrode movements.  This project aims at using a range of methods to improve electrodes inclu more...

Supervisor(s): McEwan, Alistair (Professor), Jin, Craig (Associate Professor), Leong, Philip (Professor)

ENGINEERED EXTRASYNAPTIC GABAA RECEPTORS: TOWARDS NOVEL ANALGESICS

Recently, there has been an increase of interest in α4δ-containing GABAA receptors as novel drug targets for the design of a new class of analgesics. However, to date th more...

Supervisor(s): Balle, Thomas (Associate Professor), Collins, Mary (Professor)

Understanding the brain networks underlying cognition

The goal of this project is to understand the interplay between cognition and the underlying neural circuitry as measured using advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) techniques. more...

Supervisor(s): Korgaonkar, Mayuresh (Dr), Grieve, Stuart (Professor)

Understanding the utility and yield of Next generation sequencing gene panels for the diagnosis of genetic movement disorders in children

Movement disorders are common in children, and include tics, dystonia, chorea, myoclonus and tremor. Other than tics, these disorders often have a genetic basis, which is ‘mon more...

Supervisor(s): Mohammad, Shekeeb (Dr)