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Obesity and insulin resistance in children and adolescents.

Studies on various aspects of obesity and insulin resistance in children and young people - covering management, prevention and pathophysiology. There is potential for a range of di more...

Supervisor(s): Baur, Louise (Professor), Garnett, Sarah (Dr), Cowell, Chris (Professor)

Adolescents who present to emergency departments

This is a study of adolescent presentations to emergency departments in a paediatric hospital and in an adult hospital. more...

Supervisor(s): Steinbeck, Kate (Professor)

Intervention in adolescents with substance use

Early intervention for adolescent substance use in a paediatric hospital - the Service for Addiction Medicine in Youth (SAMY). more...

Supervisor(s): Steinbeck, Kate (Professor)

Digital health technologies (including Telehealth) for rural children in Australia

Improving access to care for children living in rural AustraliaPurpose:To increase access to early assessment, intervention and sustainable paediatric and allied health services in more...

Supervisor(s): Martiniuk, Alexandra (Dr)

The role of regulatory T Lymphocytes in aberrant human immune responses

The focus is to phenotypically and functionally characterise T regulatory cells in aberrant immune responses  e.g. autoimmune and allergic diseases. more...

Supervisor(s): Nanan, Ralph (Professor)

Medicine use in children with asthma

The project will use a mixed method approach to explore issues around the appropriate use of asthma medicines in children. more...

Supervisor(s): Saini, Bandana (Dr), Moles, Rebekah (Dr)

Treatment of common childhood ailments

This study aims to observe and profile parents' decision making and medication administering skills when faced with a common scenario. more...

Supervisor(s): Moles, Rebekah (Dr)

The Children's Medicine Use Questionnaire

This study aims to survey a large sample of Australian parents to determine which medicines are used, where parents obtain their information and parental attitudes to medicine givin more...

Supervisor(s): Moles, Rebekah (Dr)

Chronic illness in adolescents – promoting self management

The self-management clinic for adolescents with chronic physical illness runs within the Department of Adolescent Medicine and is set up as a research clinic with pre- and post-inte more...

Supervisor(s): Steinbeck, Kate (Professor)

Puberty hormones

Puberty hormones and their effects. more...

Supervisor(s): Steinbeck, Kate (Professor)