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Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Surgery opportunities

The Hepato-Biliary and Pancreatic Surgical Unit at Royal North Shore Hospital performs a large volume of complex hepato-biliary and pancreatic surgery mainly for malignant disease. more...

Supervisor(s): Hugh, Thomas J (Dr)

Emerging parasitic disease: epidemiological, diagnostic and experimental approach

The project Emerging parasitic diseases: epidemiological, diagnostic and experimental approach will focus on development and elucidation of the epidemiology of newly or neglected di more...

Supervisor(s): Slapeta, Jan (Professor)

An investigation into symbiosis between virulent Rhodococcus equi and protozoa

Can virulent Rhodococcus equi replicate within protozoa found in the soil and gastrointestinal environment of the foal? more...

Supervisor(s): Muscatello, Gary (Dr)

Will a novel form of oral peanut immunotherapy induce regulatory immune responses and modify the gastrointestinal microbiome ?

In this part of the study, we will investigate the immunological mechanisms involved in the desensitization process. This will include the effects of short chained fatty acids in th more...

Supervisor(s): Nanan, Ralph (Professor)

Post-translational modifications in bacterial proteins

This project will identify novel proteins that are post-translationally modified in bacterial pathogens and the role of such modification in virulence. more...

Supervisor(s): Cordwell, Stuart (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)

Molecular analysis of Hepato-Biliary tumours for prognostic and therapeutic potential

Opportunity to undertake molecular analysis of Hepato-Biliary tumours through the Kolling Institute at RNSH. The HPB Surgical unit at RNSH has a Tumour Bank dating back to 2001. more...

Supervisor(s): Hugh, Thomas J (Dr)