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Assessment and treatment of cognitive impairment in people with alcohol and other drug use disorders

The aim of this research is to assess levels of cognitive impairment in drug and alcohol treatment clients, in order to inform development of cognitive remediation and rehabilitatio more...

Supervisor(s): Monds, Lauren (Dr)

Melatonin Supplementation for Cognitive Decline

This study is investigating the effects of Melatonin supplementation on brain oxidative stress, sleep and vascular function in people living with Mild Cognitive Impairment. Other as more...

Supervisor(s): Hoyos, Camilla (Dr), Naismith, Sharon (Associate Professor)

Balance, Resistance and Interval Training Trial

BRAIN, or The BRaIN Training Trial (Balance, Resistance and Interval Training Trial) is a large, multi-national randomised controlled trial (RCT). The purpose of the trial the effic more...

Supervisor(s): Fiatarone Singh, Maria (Professor), Mavros, Yorgi (Dr)

Intoxication detection in the health and criminal justice settings

The aim of this research project is to generate an understanding on if, and how people are able to accurately determine: whether someone is intoxicated, by what substances, and whet more...

Supervisor(s): Monds, Lauren (Dr)

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)

Targeting abnormal immune function in the central nervous system to treat cognitive disorders.

There is a growing body of evidence that most neurocognitive disorders, neurodegenerative diseases, and neuropathic pain states involve abnormal immune activity within the central n more...

Supervisor(s): Johnston, Ian (Dr)

Chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain, fatigue, and cognitive impairments

Cancer and cancer treatments are associated with a wide range of side effects, including those of the nervous system. These present as neuropathic pain, fatigue, and cognitive impai more...

Supervisor(s): Johnston, Ian (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)

Randomized controlled trial of epiretinal membrane surgery

Randomized controlled trial of epiretinal membrane surgery more...

Supervisor(s): Simunovic, Matthew (Associate Professor)

Identifying the causes of fibrosis after kidney transplantation

This is a PhD project. The successful applicant will be top up scholarship. This study will lead to publish high quality of papers and apply a new NHMRC project grant. more...

Supervisor(s): O'Connell, Philip (Professor)