PillCam Colon and IBD

Research Opportunity
PhD, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Project Status
Medicine and Radiology
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Supervisor Email Number Webpage
Professor Finlay Macrae Personal web page

Project Details

THE Royal Melbourne Hospital has the only substantial experience of PillCam colon use in Australia. This “camera in a pill” technology is now available for imaging the whole gastrointestinal tract. Research students have provided the most extensive experience with the technology in assessing mucosal healing in Crohn’s Disease.

Further studies are available refining bowel preparation for the procedure, conducting intereobserver studies, and comparing any changes in clinical management as a result of the information provided by the capsule.

Research Opportunities

This research project is available to PhD, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science students to join as part of their thesis.
Please contact the supervisor to discuss your options.

Faculty Research Themes


School Research Themes

Cancer in Medicine

Key Contact

For further information about this research, please contact a supervisor.


Medicine and Radiology

Research Group / Unit / Centre

Epilepsy and Precision Medicine

Research Node

Royal Melbourne Hospital