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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)

The pharmacology and toxicity of synthetic cannabinoids

Synthetic cannabinoid containing products have become available in Australia since about 2010 with brand names such as Spice, Kronic, K2, Tai High and Zeus. Although these products more...

Supervisor(s): McGregor, Iain (Professor)

Effect of cardioactive drugs on the developing rat heart

Cardioactive drugs are used during pregnancy to alleviate heart conditions but may affect the heart of the developing fetus. more...

Supervisor(s): Ritchie, Helen (Dr)

The therapeutic potential of oxytocin in alcohol related harms

Alcohol is the most widely abused recreational drug in the world and arguably the most harmful. Acute alcohol intoxication can result in disability or death through alcohol related more...

Supervisor(s): McGregor, Iain (Professor)

Mechanisms underlying the repellent effects of predator odours in rodents

Rodents show an innate fear towards the fur and skin odours of cats. This effect is remarkably shown in laboratory rats and mice that have never experienced an actual predator. This more...

Supervisor(s): McGregor, Iain (Professor)