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Footwear and Lower Limb Health

The project conducts basic research into functional aspects of physical activity requiring support from the lower limb in disease and health and the effect of footwear on efficiency more...

Supervisor(s): Smith, Richard (Professor)

Biosensors and arrays for detection of disease

The ability to attach functional proteins, antibodies and enzymes to surfaces underpins the development of the next generation of implantable medical devices, biosensors and protein more...

Supervisor(s): Bilek, Marcela (Professor)

Dysferlin and defective membrane repair in muscular dystrophy

We are studying a form of muscular dystrophy caused by deficiency of the protein dysferlin. Dysferlin patients have a primary defect in skeletal muscle membrane repair, and are unab more...

Supervisor(s): Cooper, Sandra (Dr)

Competitive migration of proteins within droplets and particles during spray drying

The objectives of this project are to assess what types of proteins are most effective as encapsulating materials for spray-dried sticky materials such as sugars and how and why the more...

Supervisor(s): Langrish, Timothy (Professor)

Understanding slip and designing new slippery surfaces

Investigation of the properties of surfaces that affect the slip of liquids at solid interface, with the potential to develop more energy-efficient microfluidic devices. more...

Supervisor(s): Neto, Chiara (Associate Professor)

Brain and cognition markers of ADHD and treatment response

This research relies on using objective measures of brain & behaviour to assess ADHD and effectiveness of treatment with the goal of increasing confidence in clinical decisions. more...

Supervisor(s): Harris, Anthony (Associate Professor)

Complementary medicine approaches to weight loss and the prevention of type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes mellitus is the fastest growing chronic illness in Australia, and over 3.2 million people are estimated to have pre-diabetes and diabetes, with a further 275 individ more...

Supervisor(s): Fuller, Nick (Dr)

Cellular mechanisms of opioid tolerance and dependence

Tolerance and dependence that contribute to opioid addiction will be studied using patch clamp analyses of cellular and synaptic electrophysiology in brain slices and behavioural co more...

Supervisor(s): Christie, Macdonald (Professor)

Brain Network Structure and Dynamics

This research area is concerned with developing better understanding of the structure of the brain, especially through modeling the dynamics and interactions of its neuronal network more...

Supervisor(s): Robinson, Peter (Professor)

Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project (CHAMP)

CHAMP is a large epidemiological study of ageing in men, with a particular focus on Alzheimer’s disease, osteoporosis and urinary incontinence. more...

Supervisor(s): Cumming , Robert G (Professor)