PillCam Colon and IBD

Research Opportunity
PhD, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Project Status
Future
Department
Medicine and Radiology
Location
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.



Faculty Research Themes

Cancer

School Research Themes

Cancer in Medicine



Research Opportunities

PhD, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Graduate Research Students who are interested in joining this project will need to consider their elegibility as well as other Graduate Research requirements before contacting the supervisor of this research

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Key Contact

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Department

Medicine and Radiology

Research Group / Unit / Centre

Epilepsy and Precision Medicine

Research Node

Royal Melbourne Hospital