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Novel diagnostic methods and treatment in insomnia disorder

This project will develop clinically deployable methods for insomnia phenotyping and test treatments tailored to these phenotypes. more...

Supervisor(s): Grunstein, Ron (Professor)

Tailoring advice to individuals or groups to improve behaviour change and weight control

It has been clearly established for some time that individuals are less likely to respond to guidance and will benefit less if generic rather than individualised information on beha more...

Supervisor(s): Gill, Timothy (Professor)

Investigating the development of infant food allergy in the context of a maternal diet rich in eggs and peanuts during pregnancy and lactation.

In this study, we will investigate how a maternal diet rich in eggs and peanuts influences the development of food allergies towards these foods. We will explore both innate as well more...

Supervisor(s): Nanan, Ralph (Professor)

Neuroscience/Neuroimmunology Research: Role of antibody in brain immune-mediated diseases

The Institute of Neuromuscular Research (INMR) is part of the Children's Hospital at Westmead (CHW), the largest paediatric centre in NSW, providing the most advanced care and treat more...

Supervisor(s): Brilot-Turville, Fabienne (Dr), Dale, Russell (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)

Epilepsy in CP advert

This project aims to investigate the effects of comorbid epilepsy on children with cerebral palsy. The project will investigate the characteristics, clinical and imaging risk factor more...

Supervisor(s): Dale, Russell (Professor)

Defining the clinical and immunogenetic profile in antibody-associated demyelination

Masters or PhD opportunity ideally suited for a medical or neurology trainee or fellow with a commitment to building expertise in clinical and translational neuroimmunology. more...

Supervisor(s): Ramanathan, Sudarshini (Dr), Brilot-Turville, Fabienne (Dr), Dale, Russell (Professor)

Melatonin as a treatment for Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder

The project will characterise the behavioural and physiological phenotype of DSPD and examine the efficacy of melatonin as a treatment for DSPD. more...

Supervisor(s): Grunstein, Ron (Professor)

Fine mapping and cloning of seedling and adult plant resistance genes to leaf rust in barley

Leaf rust caused by Puccinia hordei is one of the most damaging foliar pathogens of barley worldwide. To date the use of genetic resistance has been the most economically and enviro more...

Supervisor(s): Dracatos, Peter (Dr), Park, Robert (Professor), Singh, Davinder (Dr)

Improved Heat Tolerance in Chickpea

Through the Cooperative Research Centre Project (CRC-P) ‘Developing sustainable cropping systems for cotton, grains and fodder’ the University of Sydney will fund two Ph more...

Supervisor(s): Kaiser, Brent (Professor)