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Obesity and insulin resistance in children and adolescents.

Studies on various aspects of obesity and insulin resistance in children and young people - covering management, prevention and pathophysiology. There is potential for a range of di more...

Supervisor(s): Baur, Louise (Professor), Garnett, Sarah (Dr), Cowell, Chris (Professor)

Adolescents who present to emergency departments

This is a study of adolescent presentations to emergency departments in a paediatric hospital and in an adult hospital. more...

Supervisor(s): Steinbeck, Kate (Professor)

Intervention in adolescents with substance use

Early intervention for adolescent substance use in a paediatric hospital - the Service for Addiction Medicine in Youth (SAMY). more...

Supervisor(s): Steinbeck, Kate (Professor)

Digital health technologies (including Telehealth) for rural children in Australia

Improving access to care for children living in rural AustraliaPurpose:To increase access to early assessment, intervention and sustainable paediatric and allied health services in more...

Supervisor(s): Martiniuk, Alexandra (Dr)

The role of regulatory T Lymphocytes in aberrant human immune responses

The focus is to phenotypically and functionally characterise T regulatory cells in aberrant immune responses  e.g. autoimmune and allergic diseases. more...

Supervisor(s): Nanan, Ralph (Professor)

Medicine use in children with asthma

The project will use a mixed method approach to explore issues around the appropriate use of asthma medicines in children. more...

Supervisor(s): Saini, Bandana (Dr), Moles, Rebekah (Dr)

Strengthening brittle bones

Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) or "brittle bone disease" can be caused by a range of proteins involved with the bone matrix. Children with OI are prone to fracture, which can reduce m more...

Supervisor(s): Schindeler, Aaron (Associate Professor), Little, David (Professor), Munns, Craig (Associate Professor)

Treatment of common childhood ailments

This study aims to observe and profile parents' decision making and medication administering skills when faced with a common scenario. more...

Supervisor(s): Moles, Rebekah (Dr)

The Children's Medicine Use Questionnaire

This study aims to survey a large sample of Australian parents to determine which medicines are used, where parents obtain their information and parental attitudes to medicine givin more...

Supervisor(s): Moles, Rebekah (Dr)

Chronic illness in adolescents – promoting self management

The self-management clinic for adolescents with chronic physical illness runs within the Department of Adolescent Medicine and is set up as a research clinic with pre- and post-inte more...

Supervisor(s): Steinbeck, Kate (Professor)