Infection and Immunology

Immunology and Infection including basic research, translation and public health, informed by those diseases which have a global and significant burden

Groups / Projects Research Lead Dept / Centre
2014-2016 Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grant Dr Ute Knoch Medical Education
A cluster randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of silicone foam interface dressings in the prevention of facility acquired pressure injuries in the aged care sector (National) Professor Nick Santamaria Nursing
A mass spectrometry assay for quantitative analysis of P. falciparum Histidine Rich Protein 2 Professor Gavin E. Reid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
A new function of the cytokine BAFF in dendritic cell maturation: Implications for immunity and cancers Professor Fabienne Mackay | Dr Beatriz Garcillan Microbiology and Immunology
A new host-pathogen interaction in arthritis Dr Andrew Fleetwood Medicine and Radiology
A prospective randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of the Mepilex border interface dressings in preventing operating room derived pressure injuries (USA) Professor Nick Santamaria Nursing
A randomised controlled trial of the prevention of medical device related pressure injuries in critically ill ICU patients Professor Nick Santamaria Nursing
A universal vaccine against influenza A Professor David Jackson Microbiology and Immunology
The ABC-Foot Survey: Assessment of Beliefs and Clinical practice for Foot Osteoarthritis Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
ACRF Translational Research Laboratory Professor David S Ritchie
Medicine and Radiology
Acute Cardiorespiratory Rehabilitation Linda Denehy
Physiotherapy
Advanced Limb Reconstruction Professor Peter Choong
Surgery
Advancing eye care for people with AMD through integrating clinical research and its translation Dr Laura Downie Optometry and Vision Sciences
Allergy and Lung Health Prof Shyamali Dharmage
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Alternative splicing in human parasites Dr Stuart Ralph Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Altruism in nature: an investigation of transmission-blocking immunity against malaria Prof Stephen Rogerson
A/Prof Siddhartha Mahanty
Medicine and Radiology
Aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases enzymes as drug targets Dr Stuart Ralph Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
An integrated approach to improving the primary clinical care of patients with early stages of AMD Dr Laura Downie Optometry and Vision Sciences
Analysing and Interpreting protein structures Dr David Ascher Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Analysis of circulating microRNAs in patient serum as a non-invasive biomarker platform Dr Rachel Koldej Medicine and Radiology
Anterior Eye, Clinical Trials and Research Translation Unit Dr Laura Downie
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Antibody dependent cellular cytotoxicity - a neglected anti-HIV iImmune response! Professor Stephen Kent Microbiology and Immunology
Antibody to PfEMP1: role in immunity to malaria in children and pregnant women Professor Stephen Rogerson Medicine and Radiology
Antimicrobial resistant bacterial pathogens Professor Ben Howden Microbiology and Immunology
Antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) in residential aged care facilities Associate Professor Rhonda Stuart Medicine and Radiology
Antimicrobial Stewardship in Rural/regional centres Associate Professor Kirsty Buisinig Medicine and Radiology
Antimicrobial Stewardship in Tertiary Hospitals Dr Trish Peel Medicine and Radiology
Antimicrobial Stewardship in the community and general practice Professor Danielle Mazza Medicine and Radiology
Application of genomics to public health and clinical microbiology Professor Ben Howden Microbiology and Immunology
Architecture of thigh muscles and their relationship to physical activity and strength Physiotherapy
Art in medicine programs: Student, academic, and practitioner perspectives Eleanor Flynn Medical Education
Ascher laboratory: Structural biology and bioinformatics Dr David Ascher
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Asia Pacific Research Accelerator (APRA) Program Professor Mingguang He Surgery
Asia Pacific Tele-Ophthalmology Society Professor Mingguang He Surgery
Assessment and prevention of erosion Professor David Manton
Melbourne Dental School
Influence of athletic footwear on lower limb biomechanics of pubertal girls Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Australian bite and sting trends: Australian Venomous Injury Project (AVIP) Dr Ronelle Welton Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Australian Chlamydia Control Effectiveness Pilot - ACCEPt Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Australian Venom Research Unit Dr David Williams
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Autophagy and Norovirus replication Associate Professor Jason Mackenzie Microbiology and Immunology
Autophagy: a Novel Pathway of Antigen Presentation in Dendritic Cells Professor Jose Villadangos Microbiology and Immunology
Balance enhanced rehabilitation for falls prevention in COPD Physiotherapy
Bedoui laboratory: Innate and adaptive interactions in immunity to infection Associate Professor Sammy Bedoui
Microbiology and Immunology
Biolpolymer-based vaccine delivery systems Professor David Jackson Microbiology and Immunology
Biomarkers of human papillomavirus-related cancers Suzanne Garland
Alyssa Cornall
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Biostatistics Professor Julie Simpson
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Bo&MeRanG Research Projects Dr Marie Greyer
Bogoyevitch laboratory: Regulatory biology Associate Professor Marie Bogoyevitch
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Brooks laboratory: Innate immunity; anti-viral immunity Professor Andrew Brooks
Microbiology and Immunology
Brown laboratory: Immunology; virology; vaccinology Professor Lorena (Lori) Brown
Microbiology and Immunology
Building a simulation model to improve cardiovascular disease risk prediction and treatment for Indigenous Australians Centre for Health Policy
Candidate perceptions of the Multiple Mini Interview as a Selection Tool for Medicine Kate Reid Medical Education
Carbone laboratory: Immune response to herpes simplex virus Professor Francis (Frank) Carbone
Microbiology and Immunology
Caries Detection and Diagnosis Professor David Manton
Melbourne Dental School
Cell biology of membrane receptors regulating the serum half-life of therapeutic proteins Professor Paul Gleeson Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Cell surface receptors for attachment and entry of influenza virus into cells of the innate immune system Associate Professor Patrick Reading Microbiology and Immunology
Centre for International Child Health Professor Trevor Duke
Paediatrics
Characterisation of biomineralising peptides and proteins Professor Eric Reynolds
Melbourne Dental School
Characterisation of novel P. gingivalis cell surface proteinase/adhesins Professor Eric Reynolds
Melbourne Dental School
Characterising the host response to infectious diseases Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Checkmating HIV - trapping immune escape HIV strains Professor Stephen Kent Microbiology and Immunology
Chronic immune activation during treated HIV disease Professor Damian Purcell Microbiology and Immunology
Chronic Kidney Disease in the Management of people with Type 2 Diabetes in General Practice Dr Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis General Practice
Clinical Trials Research Unit, Centre for Eye Research Australia Associate Professor Lyndell Lim
Surgery
Combined influenza-AIDS vaccines Professor Stephen Kent Microbiology and Immunology
Community Oral Health Professor Ivan Darby
Corneal and Ocular Immunology Unit Dr Holly Chinnery
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Correlates of severe and fatal influenza disease in high-risk groups Associate Professor Katherine Kedzierska Microbiology and Immunology
Coulson laboratory: Rotavirus pathogenesis and immunity Associate Professor Barbara Coulson
Microbiology and Immunology
Crack laboratory: Neuropharmacology Associate Professor Peter Crack
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
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Surgery Research
Impact of Cane Use in people with medial knee osteoArthritis (CUBA) Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Cultural Respect Encompassing Simulation Training (CREST) Dr Phyllis Lau General Practice
Curriculum, Assessment and Evaluation Agnes Dodds
Medical Education
DC targetting vaccines Professor Stephen Kent Microbiology and Immunology
Deciphering the relative contributions of different dendritic cells to killer T cell responses Associate Professor Sammy Bedoui Microbiology and Immunology
Defining molecular machinery and cargo sorting along Golgi transport pathways Professor Paul Gleeson Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Delineating how CD4 T cells ‘help’ establishing effective killer T cell responses Associate Professor Sammy Bedoui Microbiology and Immunology
Delphi Study on ultrasound measurement standardisation Physiotherapy
Demystifying the burden of intensive care survivorship - understanding muscle wasting and falls Physiotherapy
Dendritic cell maturation following different microbial stimulation Professor William (Bill) Heath Microbiology and Immunology
Design, development and testing of HIV vaccines Professor Damian Purcell Microbiology and Immunology
Designing better drugs Dr David Ascher Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Detection and prevention of tuberculosis in children and adolescents in endemic, resource-limited settings Professor Steve Graham Paediatrics
Developing a safe and acceptable self-collection model for cervical cancer screening Professor Kerry Arabena
Centre for Health Equity
Developing highly sensitive point-of-care molecular diagnostic devices malaria eradication Professor Patrick Kwan Medicine and Radiology
Developing highly sensitive point-of-care molecular diagnostic devices malaria eradication Stephen Rogerson
Patrick Kwan
Medicine and Radiology
Developing new therapies for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Professor Fabienne Mackay Microbiology and Immunology
Developing novel ocular biomarkers for drug testing and neurodegenerative disease of the CNS Optometry and Vision Sciences
Development and application of verbal autopsy methods
Development of a human neonatal rotavirus vaccine for the revention of rotavirus disease from birth Professor Julie Bines Paediatrics
Development of a low cost, point-of-care diagnostic platform Jianxiong Chan
Patrick Kwan
Medicine and Radiology
Development of a low cost, point-of-care diagnostic test to prevent abacavir hypersensitivity Professor Patrick Kwan Medicine and Radiology
Development of a self-adjuvanting vaccine for enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) Professor David Jackson Microbiology and Immunology
Development of a Study Diary Application Anna Ryan Medical Education
Development of an automated web-based screening system for eye diseases Professor Mingguang He Surgery
Development of antimalarial drugs Professor Leann Tilley Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Development of New Strategies for Targeting Vaccine Hesitant Parents in Victoria – a Vaccine Education and Communication Training program for Paediatricians Professor Terry Nolan
Development of new types of antimicrobial agents Professor Roy Robins-Browne Microbiology and Immunology
Development of periodontal disease vaccines Professor Eric Reynolds
Melbourne Dental School
Diabetes and Cardio-Metabolic Conditions Associate Professor John Furler
General Practice
Diabetic Retinopathy and Health Informatics Collaboratory Dr Laima Brazionis
Medicine and Radiology
Digitisation and Indigenous Communities: A study of the development of online Collections. The interface between international institutions and Australian Indigenous communities Centre for Health Equity
Discovering and characterizing new genes involved in innate immunity, tissue injury and fibrosis Professor Christine Wells Anatomy and Neuroscience
Does weekly iron supplementation increase iron uptake in pregnant Vietnamese women, and improve maternal and infant health? Professor Beverley-Ann Biggs Medicine and Radiology
Driving following cardiac surgery: cognitive and mechanical considerations Physiotherapy
Drug target identification in the malaria parasite Professor Malcolm McConville Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Elucidating molecular signalling pathways controlled by anti-inflammatory steroids Dr Adrian Achuthan Medicine and Radiology
Elucidating the beneficial and harmful elements of the BAFF/APRIL system in multiple sclerosis Professor Fabienne Mackay | Dr Beatriz Garcillan Microbiology and Immunology
Emergency and Critical Care Nursing Marie Gerdtz
Nursing
Enterococcus faecium Professor Ben Howden Microbiology and Immunology
Evaluating the clinical and cost effectiveness of total joint replacement Prof Philip Clarke
A/Prof Michelle Dowsey
Surgery
Evaluating the effect of an evidence-based protocol on the safety of emergency department discharge processes Associate Professor Marie Gerdtz Optometry and Vision Sciences
Evaluating the impact of obesity on knee load over time in those who have undergone optimal surgical re-alignment after total knee replacement Prof. Peter Choong
Professor Peter Choong
Surgery
Evolution and spread of drug resistance among bacterial pathogens Dr Kathryn Holt Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Excellence in NonCOmmunicable disease REsearch (ENCORE) between Australian and India Professor Brian Oldenburg Centre for Health Equity
Experiences of working as a Urological Teaching Associate teaching sensitive exams: A qualitative study Medical Education
Express ambulatory point-of-care molecular diagnosis Professor Patrick Kwan Medicine and Radiology
Falls and Balance impairment in critically ill: a 6 month follow up Physiotherapy
Arthroscopic Surgery for Hip Impingement versus Best CoNservative Care (FASHIoN) Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
FluMum: A cohort study to evaluate the benefits of flu vaccination in pregnancy Professor Terry Nolan
Focused cardiac and lung ultrasound in clinical care Professor Colin Royse Surgery
Treatment of Foot Pain and Osteoarthritis Study Physiotherapy
Frailty in patients undergoing cardiac surgery Physiotherapy
Function of MARCH ubiquitin ligases Professor Jose Villadangos Microbiology and Immunology
Functional electrical stimulation assisted cycling (eStimCycle):A novel intervention to improve outcomes in the critically ill Physiotherapy
Furness laboratory: Digestive physiology and nutrition Professor John Furness
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Gametocytogenesis - the sexy side of malaria Professor Leann Tilley Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Gastrointestinal disequilibrium in indigenous children residing in remote communities: correlation between prevalence of gut pathogens and a chronic inflammatory state Dr. Beverly-Ann Biggs
Dr. Siddhartha Mahanty
Medicine and Radiology
Gebhardt laboratory: Adaptive immune responses to virus infections Associate Professor Thomas Gebhardt
Microbiology and Immunology
Gene regulation in Plasmodium falciparum Dr Stuart Ralph Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
General Internal Medicine Professor Edward Janus
Medicine and Radiology
Genetic and Environmental Modifiers of Hereditary Haemochromatosis: The HealthIron Study Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Gleeson laboratory: Membrane trafficking and protein sorting in health and disease and development of new therapeutics Professor Paul Gleeson
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Global Burden of Disease group research Professor Alan Lopez
Global health: Typhoid, dysentery and tuberculosis Dr Kathryn Holt Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Glycobiology of bacterial-host interactions Dr Nichollas Scott Microbiology and Immunology
GM-CSF-mediated molecular signalling pathways contributing to inflammation Dr Adrian Achuthan Medicine and Radiology
Godfrey laboratory: The development and function of unconventional T cells Professor Dale Godfrey
Microbiology and Immunology
Going places: Intracellular trafficking for effective immunity Dr Justine Mintern Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Gooley laboratory: Structural biology of disease Associate Professor Paul Gooley
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Group A Streptococcal Research Associate Professor Andrew Steer Paediatrics
Growth and Development Professor David Manton
Melbourne Dental School
Guiding assessment for learning in Indigenous health Clare Delany Medical Education
Gut health in production animals and in human Professor John B Furness Anatomy and Neuroscience
Hamilton Laboratory Professor John Hamilton
Medicine and Radiology
Hargreaves laboratory: Exercise physiology Professor Mark Hargreaves
Physiology
Harnessing dendritic cells for vaccine development Professor Jose Villadangos Microbiology and Immunology
Harnessing novel immunotherapies to restore immunity in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia Professor David Ritchie Medicine and Radiology
Harrap laboratory: Genetic physiology Professor Stephen Harrap
Physiology
Hartland laboratory: Molecular basis of host-pathogen interactions Professor Elizabeth Hartland
Microbiology and Immunology
Health Humanities and Social Sciences Richard Chenhall
Centre for Health Equity
Heat Shock Protein therapy for muscle wasting Professor Gordon Lynch Physiology
Heath laboratory: CD8 T lymphocytes, dendritic cells, self tolerance and immunity Professor William (Bill) Heath
Microbiology and Immunology
High Dimensional Analytics Dr Enes Makalic
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Holt laboratory: Pathogen genomics and bioinformatics Dr Kathryn Holt
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Internet-based pain coping skills training and exercise for people with persistent hip pain (HOPE) Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Hospital bugs – Klebsiella and Acinetobacter Dr Kathryn Holt Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
How is the immunological T cell memory generated? Associate Professor Katherine Kedzierska Microbiology and Immunology
How MR1 molecules present a novel family of antigens to MAIT cells Dr Hamish McWilliam | Professor Jose Villadangos Microbiology and Immunology
How to control Natural Killer cells to improve stem cell transplant outcomes David Ritchie
Joanne Davis
Medicine and Radiology
Howden laboratory: Molecular epidemiology, genomics and pathogenesis of antimicrobial resistant bacteria Professor Ben Howden
Microbiology and Immunology
Human resource capacity building for child health in Laos PDR Dr Amy Gray Paediatrics
Identification of biomarkers to novel therapies in Myelodysplasia Professor David S Ritchie Medicine and Radiology
Identification of novel metabolic pathways in Leishmania parasites Professor Malcolm McConville Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Identifying key metabolic pathways required for Toxoplasma gondii infection Professor Malcolm McConville Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Identifying the mechanisms of immune cell development in peripheral tissues Dr Laura Mackay Microbiology and Immunology
Internet-based Hip Osteoarthritis Pain Exacerbation Study (iHOAP) Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Imaging effector and memory T cell responses in the skin following Herpes Simplex Virus-1 infection Professor William (Bill) Heath Microbiology and Immunology
Imaging the priming of CD8 Killer T cell responses to Herpes Simplex Virus-1 skin infection Professor William (Bill) Heath Microbiology and Immunology
Immune responses in Legionnaire’s disease Professor Elizabeth Hartland Microbiology and Immunology
Immune responses to pathogenic bacteria Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Immuno-paralysis following severe infections or trauma Professor Jose Villadangos Microbiology and Immunology
Immunogenicity, persistence and safety study of meningococcal conjugate vaccine ACWY in toddlers Professor Terry Nolan
Immunopharmacology Professor Alastair Stewart
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Internet-mediated physiotherapy and pain coping skills training for people with persistent knee pain (IMPACT) Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Improved vaccines by targeting to dendritic cells Professor William (Bill) Heath Microbiology and Immunology
An evaluation of a new intervention for improving the continuity and quality of care for people who frequently attend the emergency department Associate Professor Marie Gerdtz Nursing
Improving vaccines: Mechanisms of vaccine biology Dr Justine Mintern Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
In Vivo Tibiofemoral Biomechanics in Healthy Adults During Functional Activity Dr Hans Gray Surgery
Incorporating budget impact within cost-effectiveness analysis Dr Natalie Carvalho Centre for Health Policy
Indigenous Ear Health Professor Stephen O'Leary
Surgery
Indigenous Health Equity Professor Kerry Arabena
Centre for Health Equity
Infection & Immunity
Infection and Immunology
Infectious Diseases Group Professor Nigel Curtis
Infiltration of carious lesions with resin Professor David Manton
Melbourne Dental School
Influenza A virus PB1-F2 Protein: a putative virulence factor and initiator of inflammation Dr Julie McAuley Microbiology and Immunology
Influenza–specific ADCC: Role in a universal flu vaccine? Professor Stephen Kent Microbiology and Immunology
Informing national policy for pandemic influenza preparedness and response Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Innate immune responses to Plasmodium falciparum infected erythrocytes Professor Stephen Rogerson Medicine and Radiology
Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases Professor Kumar Visvanathan
Medicine and Radiology
Innate T cell recognition and development Dr Daniel Pellicci Microbiology and Immunology
Innovative approaches to prepare synthetic, partially synthetic and natural product-based vaccines Professor David Jackson Microbiology and Immunology
International and Immigrant Health Professor Beverley-Ann Biggs
Medicine and Radiology
Intestinal Failure and Clinical Nutrition Group Professor Julie Bines
Professor Julie Bines
Paediatrics
Intraepithelial T cells in anti-viral immunity Professor Francis (Frank) Carbone Microbiology and Immunology
Intravital imaging of T cell responses in the brain during cerebral malaria infection Professor William (Bill) Heath Microbiology and Immunology
Investigating the role of intracranial pressure in glaucoma Optometry and Vision Sciences
Investigation of HSV latency and reactivation Professor Francis (Frank) Carbone Microbiology and Immunology
Is there a role for adipose (fat) tissue in malaria? Dr Elizabeth Aitken Medicine and Radiology
Jackson laboratory: Synthetic vaccine design Professor David Jackson
Microbiology and Immunology
Joining the immunotherapy revolution: Adoptive cell therapy against cancer Professor Jose Villadangos Microbiology and Immunology
Kedzierska laboratory: Immunity to pandemic and newly emerged influenza viruses Associate Professor Katherine Kedzierska
Microbiology and Immunology
Kent laboratory: HIV vaccines; immune responses to HIV-1; immunotherapy Professor Stephen Kent
Microbiology and Immunology
Klebsiella pneumoniae Professor Dick Strugnell Microbiology and Immunology
Koopman laboratory: Clinical nutrition and muscle metabolism Dr René Koopman
Physiology
Lawson laboratory: Neurodegenerative disease caused by prions Associate Professor Vicki Lawson
Pathology
LatErAl hiP pain Study (LEAP) Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Let's talk about medical research: equity for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) older patients Robyn Woodward-Kron
Medical Education
Lew laboratory: Theoretical and empirical pharmacology Dr Michael Lew
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Lipidome profiling of inflammatory biomarkers for beta cell autoimmunity in type 1 diabetes Professor Gavin E. Reid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Lipopeptide-based adjuvanting systems Professor David Jackson Microbiology and Immunology
Lung Disease Research Laboratory Professor Gary P Anderson Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Lung Health Research Centre Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Lung infection prevention post-surgery major abdominal with pre-operative physiotherapy (LIPPSMAck POP) trial: an international multi-centre Physiotherapy
Lymphoid stromal cell responses to infection Associate Professor Scott Mueller Microbiology and Immunology
Mackay (F) laboratory: B lymphocytes, BAFF, autoimmunity and cancer Professor Fabienne Mackay
Microbiology and Immunology
Mackay (L) laboratory: Tissue-resident memory T cells; lymphocyte differentiation; peripheral immunity Dr Laura Mackay
Microbiology and Immunology
Mackenzie laboratory: Intracellular virus replication and innate immunity Associate Professor Jason Mackenzie
Microbiology and Immunology
Malaria and Tissue Resident Memory T cells (TRM) in the liver Professor William (Bill) Heath Microbiology and Immunology
Male Health Professor Dallas English
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
McCluskey laboratory: Role of MAIT cells in health and disease Professor James McCluskey
Microbiology and Immunology
McConville laboratory: Molecular microbiology Professor Malcolm McConville
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mechanisms of transmission-blocking immunity against malaria Prof Stephen Rogerson
Assoc Prof Siddhartha Mahanty
Medicine and Radiology
Mechanisms underlying early generation of human T cell memory Associate Professor Katherine Kedzierska Microbiology and Immunology
Medical devices development Professor Patrick Kwan Medicine and Radiology
Memory T cell responses in the lung during virus infection Dr Linda Wakim Microbiology and Immunology
Mindfulness, cognitive processes and coping in chronic illness: insights from a study of joint replacement surgery Prof. Peter Choong
Professor Peter Choong
Surgery
Mintern laboratory: Vaccine biology Dr Justine Mintern
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Modelling and Simulation Jodie McVernon
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Modulation of the anterior eye inflammatory response to treat dry eye disease Optometry and Vision Sciences
Molecular immunology and autoimmunity Professor Paul Gleeson Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Molecular signaling pathways controlling gene expression during chronic disease progression Dr Adrian Achuthan Medicine and Radiology
Adherence to home exercises in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis (MORE study) Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Mucosal immune responses during bacterial diarrhoea Dr Catherine Kennedy Microbiology and Immunology
Mueller laboratory: Adaptive immune responses to infection, lymphoid stromal cells, and imaging the immune system Associate Professor Scott Mueller
Microbiology and Immunology
Multimedia (MyStay) Intervention for managing patient experience (MIME) following total hip replacement surgery: a cluster randomised trial. Ms Jo McDonall Surgery
Munsie laboratory: Ethical, legal and social implications of stem cell research Associate Professor Megan Munsie
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Musculoskeletal and Sports Rehabilitation Professor Kim Bennell
Physiotherapy
Mycobacterium ulcerans Professor TIm Stinear Microbiology and Immunology
Nanoparticle HIV vaccines Professor Stephen Kent Microbiology and Immunology
Nanoparticle Modulation of Mast Cell Function Dr Graham Mackay
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Nervous regulation of T cell migration and anti-viral Immunity Associate Professor Scott Mueller Microbiology and Immunology
Newborn Health Project, Solomon Islands Professor Trevor Duke Paediatrics
Newton laboratory: Virulence strategies of intracellular bacterial pathogens Dr Hayley Newton
Microbiology and Immunology
NK cell receptor biology Professor Andrew Brooks Microbiology and Immunology
NKT cells, MAIT cells and HIV Professor Stephen Kent Microbiology and Immunology
Non Communicable Disease Unit Professor Brian Oldenburg
Centre for Health Equity
Non-classical MHC and Class 1-like molecules Professor Andrew Brooks Microbiology and Immunology
Norovirus replication and innate immunity Associate Professor Jason Mackenzie Microbiology and Immunology
Northeast India Knowledge Network Associate Professor Michelle Kermode Nossal Institute for Global Health
Novel Mast Cell-Derived Mediators Dr Graham Mackay Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Novel statistical methodology for the analysis of medical data Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Ocular Immunology Holly Chinnery
Onemda VicHealth Koori Health Professor Kerry Arabena
Centre for Health Equity
Optimal design of antimalarial population pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic studies Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Optimal Pain Assessment in Joint Replacement Patients Adjunct A/Prof Maria Inacio
A/Prof Michelle Dowsey
Surgery
Optimal Pain Assessment in Joint Replacement Patients​ Dale Baum Surgery
Optimising antimalarial treatments using population pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modelling Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Oral Anatomy and Forensic Odontology Professor John Clement
Professor John Clement
Melbourne Dental School
Oral Anatomy, Medicine and Surgery (OAMS) Professor John Clement
Melbourne Dental School
Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery Professor John Clement
Melbourne Dental School
Oral and systemic diseases Melbourne Dental School
Oral Biology Research Group Professor Eric Reynolds
Melbourne Dental School
Oral Health Cooperative Research Centre Melbourne Dental School
Oral Health Policy Professor Ivan Darby
Oral Health Promotion Professor Ivan Darby
Oral Infection and Immunity
Oral Medicine Professor John Clement
Michael Mccullough
Melbourne Dental School
Oxygen Implementation Project, Papua New Guinea and Nigeria Paediatrics
Patient AdhereNce To Home Exercise pRograms (PANTHER) Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Optimising primary care management of knee osteoarthritis (PARTNER) Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Passive antibody immunity for use in combination microbicides Professor Damian Purcell Microbiology and Immunology
Pathogenesis of chronic lung disease Dr Michelle Hansen
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Pathogenic bacteria that target mitochondria Dr Diana Stojanovski Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Patterns and impacts of antimicrobial usage in livestock Professor Glenn Browning Medicine and Radiology
Patterns and Rationales for Antimicrobial Usage in Companion Animals Professor Glenn Browning Medicine and Radiology
Periodontics Professor Ivan Darby
Melbourne Dental School
Physical Function in Intensive Care: PACIFIC observational study Physiotherapy
Pneumococcal Research Professor Kim Mulholland Paediatrics
Population Oral Health and Periodontics Professor Ivan Darby
Predicting achievement in medical school: The role of selection measures and student characteristics Agnes Dodds Medical Education
Predicting unscheduled return to the emergency department resulting in subsequent hospitalization: Informing strategies for prevention Associate Professor Marie Gerdtz Nursing
Predictors and consequences of allergies that impact on children getting a healthy start to life Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Pressure injury prevention in aged care Professor Nick Santamaria Nursing
Prevalence of operating room developed pressure injuries Professor Nick Santamaria Nursing
Priming of T cell responses to viral infection Associate Professor Scott Mueller Microbiology and Immunology
Protein engineering Dr David Ascher Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Protein trafficking and cellular architecture Professor Leann Tilley Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Purcell laboratory: Viral RNA elements, regulation of HIV replication, HIV antibody vaccine Professor Damian Purcell
Microbiology and Immunology
Qualitative study with critical care clinicians: a focus group analysis Physiotherapy
R E Ross Trust Regional Child Health Fellowship Program Professor Trevor Duke Paediatrics
Ralph laboratory: Drug targets and gene regulation in Plasmodium falciparum Dr Stuart Ralph
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Reading laboratory: Innate immune detection and response to respiratory virus infections Associate Professor Patrick Reading
Microbiology and Immunology
Recovery following critical illness - survivors and carers Physiotherapy
Refinement of Feedback in Progress Testing Anna Ryan Medical Education
Regulation of Mast Cell Activation Dr Graham Mackay Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Regulation of telomerase activity in B cells Dr Asolina Braun Microbiology and Immunology
Regulators of allogeneic stem cell engraftment, graft versus host disease and graft-versus leukaemia Professor David Ritchie Medicine and Radiology
Remineralisation of enamel with CPP-ACP and fluoride Professor David Manton
Melbourne Dental School
Research at Epworth Professor Richard de Steiger
Respiratory microbiome in infants and children Dr Kathryn Holt Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Respiratory muscle testing before and after cardiac surgery Physiotherapy
Restorative Dentistry Associate Professor Peter Parashos
Melbourne Dental School
Platelet-Rich plasma as a symptom- and disEaSe-modifying Treatment fOR knee ostEoarthritis (RESTORE) Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Restoring immunocompetency in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Professor Fabienne Mackay Microbiology and Immunology
RNA mediated control of HIV-1 gene expression Professor Damian Purcell Microbiology and Immunology
Robins-Browne laboratory: Medical bacteriology, pathogenesis, bacterial genetics, therapeutics Professor Roy Robins-Browne
Microbiology and Immunology
Rogerson Laboratory: Pathogenesis of malaria and immunity in children and pregnant women Professor Stephen Rogerson
Medicine and Radiology
Role of cellular lipids during Flavivirus replication Associate Professor Jason Mackenzie Microbiology and Immunology
Role of innate signals in inducing protective T cell immunity Associate Professor Sammy Bedoui Microbiology and Immunology
Role of interferon inducible GTPases in immune defence Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Rotavirus Group and Enteric Virus Group Professor Julie Bines
Professor Julie Bines
Paediatrics
Rotavirus induction and evasion of innate immunity Associate Professor Barbara Coulson Microbiology and Immunology
Rotavirus modulation of type 1 diabetes development Associate Professor Barbara Coulson Microbiology and Immunology
Rotavirus-cell binding and entry Associate Professor Barbara Coulson Microbiology and Immunology
Safety and immunogenicity of dTpa vaccine administered in pregnancy Professor Terry Nolan
Salmonella Typhimurium Professor Dick Strugnell Microbiology and Immunology
Self-tolerance: Interactions between thymic stroma and dendritic cells Professor William (Bill) Heath Microbiology and Immunology
Self-treatment of chronic wounds Professor Nick Santamaria Nursing
Severe hypoglycaemia and Type 1 diabetes Professor Philip Clarke Centre for Health Policy
Sexual Health Professor Jane Hocking
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Modified SHoes for osteoARthritis of the Knee (SHARK) Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Simmons laboratory: Dengue; pathogenesis, epidemiology, therapeutics, entomology Professor Cam Simmons
Microbiology and Immunology
Skin Integrity and Wound Care Professor Nick Santamaria
Nursing
Soluble barriers to influenza virus infection Associate Professor Patrick Reading Microbiology and Immunology
Staphylococcus aureus & Enterococcus faecium Professor Tim Stinear Microbiology and Immunology
Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis Professor Ben Howden Microbiology and Immunology
Sternal management and rehabilitation training (SMART trial): a RCT of modified sternal precautions verses standard care Physiotherapy
Stinear laboratory: Bacterial pathogenomics Professor Tim Stinear
Microbiology and Immunology
Strength training following cardiac surgery: a pilot study Physiotherapy
Structural biology of proteins involved in infection Prof Michael Parker Medicine and Radiology
Strugnell laboratory: Bacterial pathogenesis and host responses Professor Dick Strugnell
Microbiology and Immunology
Student Engagement and Experience Clare Delany
Medical Education
Surgery for Treating Otitis Media in Australian Indigenous Children Professor Stephen O'Leary
Surgery
T cell responses in the brain during experimental cerebral malaria infection Associate Professor Scott Mueller Microbiology and Immunology
T cells in peripheral immunity Professor Francis (Frank) Carbone Microbiology and Immunology
Tackling drug resistance Dr David Ascher Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Exercise for knee osteoarthritis targeting high risk physical characteristics (TARGET) Professor Kim Bennell Physiotherapy
Telephone-delivered support and advice for people with knee osteoarthritis (TELECARE) Professor Rana Hinman Physiotherapy
The Ark: Cloud-based bioinformatics tools Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The Arthroplasty and Bariatric Surgery (ABS) Study: a randomised controlled trial of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding prior to total knee arthroplasty Prof. Peter Choong
Professor Peter Choong
Surgery
The Cardiovascular Pharmacology of Snake Venoms From Papua New Guinea and Australia Associate Professor Christine Wright Pharmacology and Therapeutics
The cost-effectiveness of silicone dressings in the prevention of pressure injuries in aged care Professor Nick Santamaria Nursing
The development of novel antimicrobial peptides from biological sources Professor Eric Reynolds
Melbourne Dental School
The developmental trajectory of lower limb lymphoedema following gynaecological cancer surgery Professor Nick Santamaria Nursing
The diagnostic accuracy of high frequency ultrasound in patients with lower limb lymphoedema Professor Nick Santamaria Nursing
The effects of upper limb and trunk tasks on sternal micromotion and healing following cardiac surgery Physiotherapy
The fear of medical error: A growth mindset approach to ‘second victim’ support Professor Jill Klein Medical Education
The GP-OSMOTIC trial: Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Type 2 Diabetes Associate Professor John Furler General Practice
The innate immune system in the respiratory tract Professor David Jackson Microbiology and Immunology
The Kerala Diabetes Prevention Program (KDPP) Professor Brian Oldenburg Centre for Health Equity
The MARKA Study: Maximum Acceptable Risk of complication in total Knee Arthroplasty Prof. Peter Choong
Dr Michelle Dowsey
Surgery
The mechanisms of viral escape in murine and human influenza infection Associate Professor Katherine Kedzierska Microbiology and Immunology
The molecular basis of the propagation of molecular strain types of prions Associate Professor Vicki Lawson Pathology
The National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship (NCAS) Professor Karin Thursky
Medicine and Radiology
The PEBBLES study: Prevention of Eczema By a Barrier Lipid Equilibrium Strategy Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The PEPP Study Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The physical and optical characteristics of hypomineralised enamel Professor David Manton
Melbourne Dental School
The proteomic analysis of oral bacterial pathogens Professor Eric Reynolds
Melbourne Dental School
The remineralisation of hypomineralised enamel Professor David Manton
Melbourne Dental School
The role of CD4+ T cells in viral infections Professor Andrew Brooks Microbiology and Immunology
The Role of CXCR7 in Tissue Fibrosis Dr Asolina Braun Microbiology and Immunology
The role of glucose metabolism and O-GlcNAc glycosylation in the regulation of immunity Dr Nishma Gupta | Professor Jose Villadangos Microbiology and Immunology
The role of glycosaminoglycan in the propagation of prions Associate Professor Vicki Lawson Pathology
The role of granulocyte macrophage colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF) in arthritis and inflammation Associate Professor Andrew Cook Medicine and Radiology
The role of innate immune cells in protection and pathology during influenza virus infection Associate Professor Patrick Reading Microbiology and Immunology
The role of resident memory T cells in barrier immunity and autoimmune disease Dr Laura Mackay Microbiology and Immunology
The role of the rabies P protein in host cell evasion and viral replication Associate Professor Paul Gooley Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The roles of gastrointestinal hormones Professor John B Furness Anatomy and Neuroscience
The Stepping Up trial and cohort study: Supporting insulin initiation in General Practice Associate Professor John Furler General Practice
The Treatment of Papuan Taipan Envenoming in Papua New Guinea Dr David Williams Pharmacology and Therapeutics
They do tell you a lot. Supporting staff who support Medical Students Eleanor Flynn Medical Education
Tilley laboratory: Measuring and modelling malaria parasites to develop new antimalarials Professor Leann Tilley
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Tissue-resident memory T cells in the skin Associate Professor Scott Mueller Microbiology and Immunology
Tracking phenotypically and functionally distinct T cell subsets via T cell repertoire diversity Associate Professor Katherine Kedzierska Microbiology and Immunology
Trans-generational effects: exposures before conception & offspring risk of asthma and allergies Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Transcriptome analysis of oral bacterial pathogens Professor Eric Reynolds
Melbourne Dental School
Translocated Dot/Icm effectors of Legionella Dr Shivani Pasricha Microbiology and Immunology
Translocated Type III secretion system effectors of bacterial pathogens Dr Jaclyn Pearson Microbiology and Immunology
Ultrasonography and physical activity across the continuum in COPD stable and acute exacerbation Physiotherapy
Uncovering the interplay between innate immunity and the blood brain barrier in disorders of the CNS Professor Christine Wells Anatomy and Neuroscience
Understanding the interaction between microbiota and T cell immunity Associate Professor Sammy Bedoui Microbiology and Immunology
Understanding the molecular consequences of mutations Dr David Ascher Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Understanding the pathogensis of liver disease in patients with intestinal failure Professor Julie Bines Paediatrics
Understanding the regulation of tissue-resident memory T cell development Dr Laura Mackay Microbiology and Immunology
Understanding the role of glycine in the control of skeletal muscle mass during sepsis Dr René Koopman Physiology
Understanding ‘universal’ influenza-specific CD8+ T cell responses Associate Professor Katherine Kedzierska Microbiology and Immunology
Using biochemical approaches to investigating the trafficking and mechanism of action of the antiviral molecule, IFITM3 Dr Linda Wakim Microbiology and Immunology
Vaccination against liver-stage Plasmodium for malaria prevention Professor William (Bill) Heath Microbiology and Immunology
Vaccine and Immunisation group research Professor Terry Nolan
Vagal nerve stimulation for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease Professor John B Furness Anatomy and Neuroscience
Validation of the Postoperative Quality of Recovery Scale in bilingual chinese and english speakers Physiotherapy
van Driel laboratory: Immune responses to pathogens Professor Ian van Driel
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Villadangos laboratory: Antigen presenting cells & molecules that initiate T cell immunity against pathogens and cancer Professor Jose Villadangos
Microbiology and Immunology
Viral interactions with the innate immune system Associate Professor Patrick Reading Microbiology and Immunology
Visualization and formation West Nile Virus replication complexes Associate Professor Jason Mackenzie Microbiology and Immunology
Wakim laboratory: Antiviral molecules, mucosal immunology, influenza virus, tissue resident memory T cells Dr Linda Wakim
Microbiology and Immunology
Ways of Thinking and Ways of Doing (WoTWoD) - An Indigenous Cultural Respect Program in General Practice Dr Phyllis Lau General Practice
Web-based automated vision testing for cataract surgery outcome monitoring Professor Mingguang He Surgery
Wells laboratory: Stem cell systems Professor Christine Wells
Anatomy and Neuroscience
West Nile Virus replication and cellular stress responses Associate Professor Jason Mackenzie Microbiology and Immunology
What causes adult asthma, COPD and sleep disordered breathing Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Wolbachia to stop dengue transmission in Vietnam and Indonesia Professor Cameron Simmons Microbiology and Immunology
ZOC-BHVI High Myopia Cohort Study Professor Mingguang He Surgery