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Nutritional effects for oral health: Microbiome, caries experience and periodontal health

Nutrition is the major modifiable factor that influences ageing and age-related health. Yet the relationship between nutrition and age-related health is complex and poorly understoo more...

Supervisor(s): Eberhard, Joerg (Professor)

Factors affecting oral health in cerebral palsy patients: dental caries experience, microbiome and oral health related quality of life (OHRQoL)

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a set of nonprogressive neuromuscular disorders caused by defects in the developing fetal brain. Children with Cerebral Palsy are often have physical, coordin more...

Supervisor(s): Akhter, Rahena (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)

Dietary effects to the local immune response and the initiation and propagation of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in mice

Background: Longitudinal studies have demonstrated a two-¬way relationship between diabetes and the local inflammatory host response, e.g. periodontitis, with more severe period more...

Supervisor(s): Eberhard, Joerg (Professor)

An investigation into symbiosis between virulent Rhodococcus equi and protozoa

Can virulent Rhodococcus equi replicate within protozoa found in the soil and gastrointestinal environment of the foal? more...

Supervisor(s): Muscatello, Gary (Dr)

Developing small molecules that enhance PCSK9/AnxA2 interaction to inhibit PCSK9 and elevate LDLR levels

Statins to decrease low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) are a cornerstone to prevent and treat cardiovascular events. However, inadequate dose response, resistance, and seri more...

Supervisor(s): Grewal , Thomas (Associate Professor)

Biofeedback in speech and swallowing intervention using ultrasound

Developing treatments of speech disorders in adults or children using ultrasound biofeedback. more...

Supervisor(s): McCabe, Tricia (Professor), Ballard, Kirrie (Professor), Purcell, Alison (Dr)

Media and Communications

The Department of Media and Communications is a fast growing department in the Faculty of Arts. With highly qualified staff drawing on extensive professional experience it actively more...

Supervisor(s): Brevini, Benedetta (Dr), Martin, Fiona (Dr), Le Masurier , Megan (Dr), Werder, Olaf (Dr), Mann, Alana (Dr), O'Donnell, Penny (Dr), Avieson, Bunty (Dr), Chesher, Chris (Dr), Hutchinson, Jonathon (Dr), Hobbs, Mitchell (Dr), Nip, Joyce (Dr), Dwyer, Tim (Associate Professor), Carter, Marcus (Dr), Humphry, Justine (Dr)

The role of dendritic cells in co-infection with HIV and herpes simplex virus

The role of dendritic cells in co-infection with HIV and herpes simplex virus. more...

Supervisor(s): Cunningham, Tony (Professor)