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Chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain, fatigue, and cognitive impairments

Cancer and cancer treatments are associated with a wide range of side effects, including those of the nervous system. These present as neuropathic pain, fatigue, and cognitive impai more...

Supervisor(s): Johnston, Ian (Dr)

Supportive Care and Survivorship in patients diagnosed with melanoma

Australia has the highest incidence of melanoma in the world and it is the 3rd most commonly diagnosed cancer in both males and females. Melanoma has excellent survival rate, as i more...

Supervisor(s): Bartula, Iris (Dr)

Pilot Efficacy Trial of Electrical Stimulation Cycling Exercise for Advanced Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an incurable disease of the central nervous system that typically affects people in their 30's and 40's. MS results in slowly increasing muscle paralysis, more...

Supervisor(s): Fornusek, Che (Dr)

Chronic and Complex Illness in Adolescents

This is a study on the in-patient management of adolescents with complex medico-psychosocial conditions. more...

Supervisor(s): Steinbeck, Kate (Professor)

Cannabinoid regulation of neuromuscular transmission

Cannabinoid drugs are under active consideration for treatment of a wide range of health conditions. This electrophysiology project will investigate the influence of specific endoca more...

Supervisor(s): Phillips, William (Bill) (Associate Professor), Protti, Dario (Dr)

Cooling interventions for Multiple Sclerosis Patients in the Heat

A post-graduate student (PhD or Masters) is sought to work on a project that will evaluate the mechanisms associated with heat-induced fatigue in MS patients, and subsequently devel more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate Professor)

Muscle specific kinase in synaptic adaptation

This project will investigate the role of postsynaptic Muscle specific Kinase (MuSK) in regulating presynaptic neurotransmitter release at the neuromuscular junction. more...

Supervisor(s): Phillips, William (Bill) (Associate Professor), Protti, Dario (Dr)

Exercise during chemotherapy: examining the potential for intra-infusion exercise

Can cancer patients safely exercise whilst receiving their chemotherapy infusion, and could it benefit treatment and symptoms? more...

Supervisor(s): Edwards, Kate (Dr)

Upper limb hypermobility in musicians and its associations with pain and performance

The aim of this project is to investigate the extent of upper limb hypermobility in a range of orchestral musicians of different levels of expertise, and to determine the associate more...

Supervisor(s): Nicholson, Leslie (Associate Professor), Chan, Cliffton (Dr)