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The autonomic consequences of sleep apnoea: A critical role for PACAP

We are interested to have Honours, Masters and PhD students join our team to investigate the role of PACAP and it's receptors in several models of sleep apnoea. We have exciting evi more...

Supervisor(s): Farnham, Melissa (Dr)

Development of a microwave catheter for cardiac ablation to treat ventricular tachycardia

Development (design and fabrication) of a microwave catheter for cardiac ablation to treat ventricular tachycardia, a life threatening heart rhythm disorder which is a common cause more...

Supervisor(s): McEwan, Alistair (Professor)

Investigating the cognitive and psychological consequences of sports-related mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI)

Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI; also known as concussion) occurs frequently in contact sports due to direct hits or rotational acceleration of the head. While most people recover more...

Supervisor(s): Grieve, Stuart (Professor)

Harmful or beneficial aspects of oral facial tissue and environment to the cardiac regeneration: Periodontitis may worsen the outcome of cardiac function after injury whilst the orofacial stem cells may augment their regenerative capacity.

A rodent model of myocardial injury will be used to investigate cardiac function. We will investigate the detrimental effect of a chronic inflammatory disease (periodontitis) on car more...

Supervisor(s): Xaymardan, Munira (Dr), Eberhard, Joerg (Professor)

Microscale Technology and 3D Printing for Therapeutic Delivery and Tissue Engineering

Dr. Kang is working in the area of drug delivery / testing and tissue engineering by using micro- and nano- scale technologies.For drug delivery, several drug-device combination pro more...

Supervisor(s): Kang, Lifeng (Dr)

Impact of chronic inflammation on bowel and sexual function

Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) is difficult to treat and secondary pathological outcome can include decreased fertility. Also, many of the available treatments cause unwanted se more...

Supervisor(s): Witting, Paul (Dr)

Chemical synthesis and phenotypic validation of precision proteolysis targeted chimeras (PROTACs) for cancer and cardiovascular disease

Emerging from the interface between chemistry and biology, chemical biology has led to the establishment of several game-changing drug discovery paradigms. Among these revolutionary more...

Supervisor(s): Liu, Xuyu (Dr), Payne, Richard (Professor)

Examining the role of ABC transporter proteins in the development of Alzheimer’s disease

Cholesterol and other lipids have been shown to be related to the development of chronic disease including Alzheimer's disease. This project will study aspects of the cellular proce more...

Supervisor(s): Gelissen, Ingrid (Dr)

Cardio-Oncology

This PhD program involves multi-modality cardiovascular imaging techniques, such as echocardiography (TTE), and Cardiac MRI in humans (including clinical trials) and animal models. more...

Supervisor(s): Negishi, Kazuaki (Professor)

Advanced Application of contrast-enhanced echocardiography

This PhD program involves multi-modality cardiovascular imaging techniques, such as echocardiography (TTE), and Cardiac MRI in humans (including clinical trials) and animal models. more...

Supervisor(s): Negishi, Kazuaki (Professor)