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Combined, Correlative and Integrated Microscopy: Unraveling Biomolecular Structure-Function Activities in Cancer & Transendothelial Transport

Our team seek to understand the spatial and temporal mechanisms involved in the onset and progress of colorectal cancer by using state-of-the-art multidimensional microscopy and 3-D more...

Supervisor(s): Braet, Filip (Associate Professor)

Prevention, repair, biomechanics and pathology of ligament, tendon and disc injuries

Improving graft options for ligament replacement This project aims to improve graft options for ligament replacement, including kangaroo tendon as a xenograft for human ACL reconstr more...

Supervisor(s): Clarke, Elizabeth (Dr)

Mouse models of Fatty Liver

The role of the metabolic syndrome in mouse models of fatty liver more...

Supervisor(s): Hebbard, Lionel (Dr)

Adiponectin and its role in wound healing

This project will use mouse models to investigate the role of adiponectin and its receptors in liver fibrosis. more...

Supervisor(s): Hebbard, Lionel (Dr)

Mouse models of liver cancer

This project will use mouse models to investigate the role of adiponectin and T-cadherin in models of liver cancer. more...

Supervisor(s): Hebbard, Lionel (Dr), Qiao, Liang (Dr)

Muscle wasting and vitamin D

Muscle wasting and weakness are common, and associate with an increased risk of death. Therapies to improve muscle function are very limited, and understanding of the transcriptiona more...

Supervisor(s): Gunton, Jenny (Professor)

Cancer Stem Cells

Cancer stem cell research more...

Supervisor(s): Hebbard, Lionel (Dr)

Hepatic organ Tissue crosstalk

This project will investigate how the liver communicates with other organs. Of special interest is how this becomes disregulated during liver disease. Mouse models will be employed. more...

Supervisor(s): Hebbard, Lionel (Dr)

Treating obesity by activating beige and brown fat; human transplant studies

Obesity occurs when energy intake exceeds energy expenditure. Current treatments for obesity are largely ineffective, and two-thirds of Australian adults are now overweight or obese more...

Supervisor(s): Gunton, Jenny (Professor)

Molecular genetics of plant development

Genes and gene networks involved in plant development. more...

Supervisor(s): Byrne, Mary (Associate Professor)