Neuroscience

Neuroscience which includes research in the fields of neuroscience, psychiatry, mental health and the study of basic psychological processes

Groups / Projects Research Lead Dept / Centre
PEARL: Promoting EArly intervention with men’s use of violence in ReLationships through primary care Professor Kelsey Hegarty General Practice
Social/Personality Laboratory Professor Nick Haslam
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
A clinical test of dark adaptation for age-related macular degeneration Dr Michael Pianta Optometry and Vision Sciences
A framework for creating subject-specific mathematical brain models Dr Dean Freestone Medicine and Radiology
A history of psychiatric nursing in Victoria, Australia Nursing
A Novel Cure – the Health and Well-being Outcomes of Creative Practices in Ageing Dr Victoria Palmer General Practice
Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age (AUPOA) Psychiatry
Accelerated Gene Identification Program (Gene Discovery) Professor David Amor Paediatrics
Acquired epilepsy in Alzheimer’s disease Patrick Kwan
Professor Patrick Kwan
Medicine and Radiology
Acute Spinal Therapeutics Dr Peter Batchelor
Dr Peter Batchelor
Medicine and Radiology
Adolescent Development Study Associate Professor Sarah Whittle
Psychiatry
Advanced Limb Reconstruction Professor Peter Choong
Surgery
Affective Development and Psychopathology Team Professor Nick Allen
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Allen laboratory: Central cardiovascular regulation Professor Andrew Allen
Physiology
Alzheimer's disease Professor Roberto Cappai Pathology
An ultrasensitive assay to detect aggrecan degradation products in patient fluids Professor Amanda Fosang Paediatrics
Analysing visual field data in macular disease Dr Andrew Anderson Optometry and Vision Sciences
Angiotensin and chemoreceptor function Professor Andrew Allen Physiology
AOD Hotspots Project Marnie Marin Centre for Health Equity
Apolipoproteins and amyloid fibril formation in disease Dr Michael Griffin Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
ARCADIA: Nutraceutical and Lifestyle Medicine Mental Health Research Group Dr Jerome Sarris
Psychiatry
Arterial grafting for coronary artery revascularisation Colin Royse
Surgery
Arthritis Research Group Professor Amanda Fosang
Professor Amanda Fosang
Paediatrics
Asia Pacific Tele-Ophthalmology Society Professor Mingguang He Surgery
Assessing novel compounds for diagnostic retinal imaging
Attention Dynamics Lab Dr Katherine Johnson
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Auditory Neuroscience Unit Bryony Nayagam
Audiology and Speech Pathology
Austin Health Research Psychiatry
Autism Research Team Professor Katrina Williams
Paediatrics
Autologous stem cell therapies in Australia Associate Professor Megan Munsie Anatomy and Neuroscience
Barrett laboratory: Neural plasticity and neurotrophins Associate Professor Graham Barrett
Physiology
Biomarkers for brain concussion Dr Sandy Shultz Medicine and Radiology
Biomedical Engineering for Cochlear Implants Dr Carrie Newbold
Surgery
Biomedical Neuroscience
Black Saturday Post-Traumatic Roadshow Associate Professer Louise Harms Social Work
Body Image and Eating Disorders Professor David Castle
Psychiatry
Bornstein laboratory: Enteric neuroscience Professor Joel C Bornstein
Physiology
Brain Tumour Biology and Therapies Professor Andrew H. Kaye
Surgery
Brock laboratory: Autonomic and sensory neuroscience A/Professor James Brock
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Building Early Attachment and Resiliance (BEAR) - an early intervention for parents and infants Professor Louise Newman
Psychiatry
Building the evidence base of Prevention and Recovery Care (PARC) services in Victoria, Australia Dr Lisa Brophy Centre for Mental Health
Bushfires, Social Connectedness and Mental Health Associate Professer Louise Harms Social Work
Can drug-like mimetics of BDNF promote remyelination after injury? Dr Junhua Xiao Anatomy and Neuroscience
Cappai laboratory: Alzheimer's disease, prion disease, Parkinson's disease and Traumatic Brain Injury Professor Roberto Cappai
Pathology
Carers of People Living with Psychosis Professor Carol Harvey
Psychiatry
Cell state and cell fate: Systems biology approaches to understanding cell identity Professor Christine Wells Anatomy and Neuroscience
Cellular Reprogramming Group Dr Raymond Wong
Surgery
Centre for Psychiatric Nursing Associate Professor Stephen Elsom
Nursing
Centre for Women’s Mental Health Research Psychiatry
Centre of Research Excellence in Brain Recovery Professor Angela Morgan Audiology and Speech Pathology
Centre of Research Excellence in Child Language Professor Angela Morgan Audiology and Speech Pathology
Centre of Research Excellence – Newborn Medicine Dr Alicia Spittle Physiotherapy
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) biomarkers in patients with vasospasm secondary to subarachnoid haemorrhage Alexios Adamides Surgery
Characterisation of cerebrovascular reactivity to vasoactive agents, in particular adrenoceptors and endothelin receptors Associate Professor Christine Wright Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Characterizing allosteric sites and conformational diversity of G-protein coupled receptors Associate Professor Paul Gooley Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Child and Adolescent Mental Health A/Professor Alessandra (Sandra) Radovini
Psychiatry
Children Alicia Spittle
Physiotherapy
Chromosome disorders Professor David Amor Paediatrics
Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology Laboratory Professor Stephen C Bowden
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Clinical and Health Psychology Associate Professor Carol Hulbert
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Clinical and Music Neuroscience Laboratory Professor Sarah Wilson
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Clinical Industry Research Allison McKendrick
Clinical Neurosciences Professor Mark Cook
Medicine and Radiology
Clinical Psychophysics Unit Professor Allison McKendrick
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Clinical Trials Research Unit, Centre for Eye Research Australia Associate Professor Lyndell Lim
Surgery
Cognitive and Neuropsychological Development Laboratory Associate Professor Robert Reeve
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Cognitive Health Associate Professor Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology
Movement Disorders and Cognitive monitoring in MS Dr Anneke van der Walt Medicine and Radiology
Cognitive Neuroimaging Laboratory Associate Professor Rob Hester
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory Dr Jason Forte
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Cognitive Psychology and Behavioural Neuroscience
Collaboration for Improving Children’s Lives in the 21st Century: Rights focused, evidence based, impact driven Associate Professer Louise Harms Social Work
Communication in Dementia Professor Angela Morgan | Associate Professor Adam Vogel Audiology and Speech Pathology
Comparative evaluation of different treatment strategies in multiple sclerosis Dr Tomas Kalincik Medicine and Radiology
Comparing oculomotor decision-making models for halting inappropriate actions Dr Andrew Anderson Optometry and Vision Sciences
Contemplating stem cells in society Dr Claire Tanner Anatomy and Neuroscience
Control of prosthetic limbs from decoded brain signals Dr Dean Freestone Medicine and Radiology
Cortical visual neuroscience
Crack laboratory: Neuropharmcology Associate Professor Peter Crack
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
CREMSI: NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health Systems Improvement Professor Jane Gunn General Practice
Crouch laboratory: Neurodegenerative disease Dr Peter Crouch
Pathology
Cytoprotection Pharmacology Research Professor Greg Dusting
Surgery
Dating Violence, help-seeking and Technology in Australia Assoc Prof Lena Sanci General Practice
De Iongh laboratory: Ocular development laboratory A/Prof Robb de Iongh
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Decision Neuroscience Laboratory Dr Stefan Bode
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Deep brain stimulation Psychiatry
Dental morphology Dr Varsha Pilbrow Anatomy and Neuroscience
Detecting and mapping different protein conformations in live cells Associate Professor Danny Hatters Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Detection of somatic mutations in sporadic epilepsies Professor Sam Berkovic Medicine and Radiology
Developing clinical practice guidelines for violence risk assessment at triage Nursing
Developing iPad home-monitoring platforms for multiple sclerosis assessment
Developing novel ocular biomarkers for drug testing and neurodegenerative disease of the CNS Optometry and Vision Sciences
Development of a Minimally Invasive Chronic Neural Interface Dr Nicholas Opie and Dr Thomas Oxley Medicine and Radiology
Development of a Neuropsychiatry Digital Archive Psychiatry
Development of autonomic and nociceptive circuits Professor Janet Keast Anatomy and Neuroscience
Development of clinical rating tools. Psychiatry
Development of novel neuroimaging biomarkers in neurological diseases Professor Patricia Desmond Medicine and Radiology
Development of open source tools for vision research
Development of Scaffolds for Restoration of Myotendous Junctions Associate Professor Robert Kapsa Medicine and Radiology
Developmental Stuttering Elaina Kefalianos Audiology and Speech Pathology
Diagnosis, Management and Outcomes of Depression in the Primary Care Setting (The Diamond 10-year Cohort Study) Professor Jane Gunn General Practice
Discovering differences and similarities between phenotype and biology of twins with autism and children with known genetic problems with a high risk of autism Dr Felicity Klopper Paediatrics
Discovery of circulating RNA biomarkers in autism Dr Ken Pang Paediatrics
Discovery of polyQ ataxin-1 regulation and regulators Associate Professor Marie Bogoyevitch Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Driving for Change: An Online Video Game to Improve Mental Health Among Victorian Taxi Drivers Dr Sandra Davidson General Practice
Drugs and MS Dr Melissa Gressle Medicine and Radiology
E-tool for online interactive assessment of young people’s wellbeing Assoc Prof Lena Sanci General Practice
Early detection and intervention for infants at high risk of motor impairments Dr Alicia Spittle Physiotherapy
Effective strength training for walking in neurological rehabilitation Associate Professor Jennifer McGinley Physiotherapy
Effective suicide prevention campaign material for young people: A randomised controlled trial Professor Jane Pirkis Centre for Mental Health
Employment and Vocational Occupation Professor Carol Harvey
Psychiatry
Epilepsy Psychiatry
Epilepsy and Neuropharmacology Professor Terence O'Brien
Medicine and Radiology
Epilepsy and Precision Medicine Professor Patrick Kwan
Medicine and Radiology
Epilepsy in twins: the importance of genetic factors Professor Sam Berkovic Medicine and Radiology
Epilepsy Research Centre Professor Sam Berkovic
Medicine and Radiology
Epileptic Encephalopathies: Finding the cause Professor Ingrid Scheffer Medicine and Radiology
Epileptic Seizure Forecasting Dr Dean Freestone Medicine and Radiology
Evaluation of vascular, glial and functional deficits in diabetic eye disease Optometry and Vision Sciences
Evaluation of Victorian Safewards trial Associate Professor Bridget Hamilton Nursing
Experimental Social Psychology Laboratory Associate Professor Jennifer M Boldero
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Express ambulatory point-of-care molecular diagnosis Professor Patrick Kwan Medicine and Radiology
EXTEND-IA TNK Associate Professor Bruce Campbell Medicine and Radiology
Eye Movement Laboratory Associate Professor Larry Abel
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Eye movements in neurodegenerative disease Associate Professor Larry Abel Optometry and Vision Sciences
Factors that accelerate photoreceptor death: The role of purines Professor Erica Fletcher Anatomy and Neuroscience
Families and Childhood Transitions Study (FACTS) Associate Professor Sarah Whittle
Psychiatry
Fast foods: Harmful effects of food products on the intestine and liver – AGEs and RAGEs Dr Leni Rivera Anatomy and Neuroscience
First Aid Training for Parents of Teenagers - a Randomized Controlled Trial (TPOT Study) Julie-Anne Fischer
Professor Anthony Jorm
Centre for Mental Health
Fletcher laboratory: Visual neuroscience Professor Erica Fletcher
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Fragile X syndrome Professor David Amor Paediatrics
Frameworks for Health Professor David Castle
Psychiatry
Functional assessment of individual photoreceptors in the human eye Associate Professor Andrew Metha Optometry and Vision Sciences
Functional Neurological Disorders Professor Richard Kanaan
Psychiatry
Functional neuroscience of the retina/visual pathway Optometry and Vision Sciences
Furness laboratory: Digestive physiology and nutrition Professor John Furness
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Gender differences in autism Dr Tamara May Paediatrics
Gene-environment interactions in depression Dr Chad Bousman
Psychiatry
Genes, Brain and Behaviour Laboratory Dr Patrick Goodbourn
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Genetic predictors of disease outcome in Multiple Sclerosis and Clinically Isolated Syndrome Dr Vilija G. Jokubaitis Medicine and Radiology
Genetic-based classification of schizophrenia Dr Chad Bousman
Psychiatry
Genetics of speech and language Professor Angela Morgan Audiology and Speech Pathology
Genomics of adverse response to antiepileptic drugs Professor Patrick Kwan Medicine and Radiology
Getting back on track after the unexpected happens: decision making in predictable and unpredictable environments Dr Andrew Anderson Optometry and Vision Sciences
Glaucoma Research Laboratory Jonathan Crowston
Surgery
Gleeson laboratory: Membrane trafficking and protein sorting in health and disease and development of new therapeutics Professor Paul Gleeson
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Glial cells as a source of progenitor cells in degenerative disease Professor Erica Fletcher Anatomy and Neuroscience
Global and Cultural Mental Health Associate Professor Harry Minas
Centre for Mental Health
Gooley laboratory: Structural biology of disease Associate Professor Paul Gooley
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Griffin laboratory: Functional and mis-functional protein-protein interactions Dr Michael Griffin
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Growth factors and peptide mimetics Dr Susan Northfield Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Gunnersen laboratory: Neuron development and plasticity Dr Jenny Gunnersen
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Hatters laboratory: Protein misfolding and proteostasis in neurodegenerative diseases Associate Professor Danny Hatters
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Health outcomes in children conceived using Assisted Reproduction Technologies Professor David Amor Paediatrics
Healthy Ageing Program Associate Professor Cassandra Szoeke
Medicine and Radiology
Healthy Lifestyles Professor David Castle
Psychiatry
Hearing Neurosciences Dr Karina Needham
Surgery
Heart health in people with long-term mental health problems Associate Professor Bridget Hamilton Nursing
HONORARY APPOINTMENTS’ RESEARCH PROJECTS Surgery
How BDNF signalling controls myelination? Dr Simon Murray Anatomy and Neuroscience
How do blood vitamin D levels change immune cells? Dr Melissa Gressle Medicine and Radiology
How do Multiple Sclerosis risk genes change immune cells Dr Melissa Gressle Medicine and Radiology
How does GM-CSF prevent brain damage after traumatic injury? Dr Jenny Gunnersen
Dr Sandy Shultz
Anatomy and Neuroscience
How does inflammation affect the activity of primary afferent neurons that innervate bone? Dr Jason Ivanusic Anatomy and Neuroscience
How does Relaxin activate its G-protein coupled receptor? Associate Professor Paul Gooley Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
How sensory signals are detected: Structure function relationships in peripheral sensory nerve terminals Associate Professor James Brock Anatomy and Neuroscience
How sensory signals are detected: Structure function relationships in peripheral sensory nerve terminals Dr Jason Ivanusic Anatomy and Neuroscience
Hoyer laboratory: Translational neuroscience Professor Daniel Hoyer
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Hughes laboratory: Drug design Associate Professor Tony Hughes
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Human leukocyte antigens (HLA) and its association with skin rashes and drug induced hepatitis: The role of pharmacogenetics to predict anti-epileptic drug side-effect Professor Patrick Kwan Medicine and Radiology
Hypothalamic modulation of basal sympathetic activity Professor Andrew Allen Physiology
I-DECIDE: Trial of an online healthy relationship tool and safety decision aid for women experiencing domestic violence Professor Kelsey Hegarty General Practice
iCATS - Imaging brain development in the Childhood to Adolescence Transition Study Julian Simmons Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Identification and Management of Hearing Disorders Associate Professor Gary Rance
Audiology and Speech Pathology
Identification and Management of Vestibular Disorders Jessica Vitkovic
Audiology and Speech Pathology
Identifying novel cartilage proteins with new functions Professor Amanda Fosang Paediatrics
Identifying the right patient: Nurse and patient perspectives on how to verify patient identity during medication administration Nursing
Imaging Associate Professor Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology
Imaging brain development in the Childhood to Adolescence Transition Study (iCATS) Associate Professor Sarah Whittle
Psychiatry
Imaging Retinal Cells Human Unit Associate Professor Andrew Metha
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Immune self-reactivity triggered by carbamazepine-modified HLA-peptide repertoire Professor Patrick Kwan Medicine and Radiology
Impact of childhood growth patterns & latent cardiovascular risk factors on the microcirculation in adult life Optometry and Vision Sciences
Improving bladder health after spinal cord injury Associate Professor James Brock Anatomy and Neuroscience
Improving clinical tests for diagnosis and management of vision loss (imaging and perimetry)
Improving delivery of RNA therapeutics Dr Ken Pang Paediatrics
Improving mobility after traumatic brain injury with ballistic strength training Associate Professor Jennifer McGinley Physiotherapy
Improving recovery of injured visceral nerves and their spinal control centres Professor Janet Keast Anatomy and Neuroscience
Improving the Safety of Psychiatric Consumers Associate Professor Stephen Elsom Nursing
Strong Futures - Improving the understanding and treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder among incarcerated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women Centre for Mental Health
In vivo physiological characterisation of Parkinson’s disease
Incidence, prevalence and risk factors for autism. What can we learn from databases and existing administrative data? Dr Tamara May Paediatrics
INDIGO Study: physical activity and goal-setting intervention for sedentary older adults at risk of cognitive decline Professor Nicola Lautenschlager (Melbourne Site)
Psychiatry
Innate immunity and neural injury Associate Professor Peter Crack Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Integrative Neurophysiology A/Prof Tony Verberne
Medicine and Radiology
Investigating the role of a Cav3.2 calcium channel mutation in contributing to the epileptic phenotype using congenic rat strains and a knock in mouse model Dr Kim Powell Medicine and Radiology
Investigating the role of intracranial pressure in glaucoma Optometry and Vision Sciences
Investigations of adult neurometabolic disease. Psychiatry
Investigations of the neuropsychiatry of younger onset and rare neurodegenerative disorders. Psychiatry
Is the “shed” form of Sez-6 proteins responsible for their synapse-promoting effects? Dr Jenny Gunnersen
Dr Kathryn Munro
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Ivanusic laboratory: Pain and sensory mechanisms Dr Jason Ivanusic
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Jones Laboratory: Epilepsy and Behaviour Associate Professor Nigel Jones
Medicine and Radiology
Keast & Osborne laboratory: Neural development, injury and pain Professor Janet Keast & Dr Peregrine Osborne
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Kilpatrick laboratory: Neuroimmunology of Multiple Sclerosis Professor Trevor Kilpatrick
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Knowledge, Information & Learning Laboratory Dr Daniel R Little
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Lawson laboratory: Neurodegenerative disease caused by prions Associate Professor Vicki Lawson
Pathology
Learning and Teaching Laboratory Optometry and Vision Sciences
Life-span Development Laboratory Associate Professor Jeanette Lawrence
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Lifestyle and Prevention Associate Professor Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology
Live cell imaging of neural crest cell migration along the developing gut Professor Heather Young
Professor Heather Young
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Living an active life with Parkinson’s disease Associate Professor Jennifer McGinley Physiotherapy
Long-term disability outcomes in multiple sclerosis Dr Tomas Kalincik Medicine and Radiology
Long-term outcome of newly diagnosed epilepsy Professor Patrick Kwan Medicine and Radiology
Longitudinal effect of physical activity on cortical thickness in people at risk of dementia Professor Patricia Desmond Medicine and Radiology
Longitudinal investigation of neurovascular dysregulation and capillary angiopathy in young people with diabetes Associate Professor Andrew Metha Optometry and Vision Sciences
Lynch laboratory: Basic and clinical myology Professor Gordon Lynch
Physiology
Macular Research Unit Professor Robyn Guymer
Surgery
Mapping the distribution of angiotensin receptors in the brain Professor Andrew Allen Physiology
Mapping the process of care in spinal cord injury: a substudy of the ICED trial Dr Peter Batchelor
Dr Peter Batchelor
Medicine and Radiology
Mature and developing synaptic transmission between defined classes of enteric neurons Dr Jaime Foong
Physiology
Measuring the therapeutic optimism of mental health nurses Associate Professor Stephen Elsom Nursing
Mechanisms of epileptogenesis and drug resistance Professor Patrick Kwan Medicine and Radiology
Mechanisms of growth factor signalling Dr Simon Murray Anatomy and Neuroscience
Medical devices development Professor Patrick Kwan Medicine and Radiology
Melbourne Clinic Research Psychiatry
Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance Congenital Deafness Flagship Professor David Amor Paediatrics
Social Networks Laboratory (MELNET) Professor Garry Robins
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Mental Health Associate Professor Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology
Mental Health Professor Jane Gunn
General Practice
Mental Health Associate Professor Bridget Hamilton
Nursing
Mental health first aid training in the workplace: a randomized controlled trial of online and blended modes Professor Anthony Jorm Centre for Mental Health
Mental Health in Multicultural Australia Program Associate Professor Harry Minas Centre for Mental Health
Mental Health Policy and Practice Professor Jane Pirkis
Centre for Mental Health
Mice resistant to collagen degradation teach us about skeletal development and arthritis Professor Amanda Fosang Paediatrics
Mindful Research Psychiatry
Mindfulness, cognitive processes and coping in chronic illness: insights from a study of joint replacement surgery Prof. Peter Choong
Peter Choong
Surgery
Mitochondria and Neurodegeneration Group Associate Professor Ian A Trounce Surgery
Molecular Epilepsy Dr Kim Powell
Medicine and Radiology
Moral Emotions in Youth Depression Associate Professor Sarah Whittle
Psychiatry
Moral Psychology Laboratory Dr Simon Laham
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Motor Control and Rehabilitation Professor Mary Galea
Medicine and Radiology
Motor trajectories of children born <30 weeks’ gestation from birth to 5 years: early predictors and functional outcome Dr Alicia Spittle Physiotherapy
Movement disorders in MS: Tremor characterisation and treatment Dr Anneke van der Walt Medicine and Radiology
MS and Comorbidities Team Dr Anneke van der Walt Medicine and Radiology
Multimorbidity in Ageing Associate Professor Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology
Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Clinical Research Group Professor Helmut Butzkueven
Medicine and Radiology
Multiple Sclerosis Outcomes and Prognostics Team Dr Tomas Kalincik
Medicine and Radiology
Munsie laboratory: Ethical, legal and social implications of stem cell research Associate Professor Megan Munsie
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Murdoch Children’s Research Institute Genetics of Neurodisability Professor David Amor
Professor David Amor
Paediatrics
Murray & Xiao laboratory: Neurotrophin and myelin Dr Simon Murray & Dr Junhua Xiao
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Musculoskeletal and Bone Health Associate Professor Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology
National Taskforce for Mental Health System Development Vietnam  Associate Professor Harry Minas Centre for Mental Health
National Vision Research Institute Professor Michael Ibbotson
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Negotiation and Interactive Behaviour Laboratory Professor Philip L Smith
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Nerve transfers for restoration of upper limb function in tetraplegia Dr Arthur Hsueh Centre for Health Policy
Neural basis of childhood speech and language disorders Professor Angela Morgan Audiology and Speech Pathology
Neural Engineering and Brain Dynamics Dr Dean Freestone & Dr Andre Peterson
Medicine and Radiology
Neural modelling of epileptic dynamics Dr Andre Peterson Medicine and Radiology
Neurocognitive Disorders Laboratory Professor Sarah Wilson
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Neurodevelopmental Genomics Research Professor John Christodoulou
Professor John Christodoulou
Paediatrics
Neuroepidemiology Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Neuroimaging Professor Patricia Desmond
Medicine and Radiology
Neuroimaging of neurodegenerative disorders. Psychiatry
Neurological rehabilitation Jenny McGinley
Physiotherapy
Neuropsychiatry of neurological and medical disorders. Psychiatry
Neuroregeneration Associate Professor Alice Pébay
Surgery
Neuroscience
Neuroscience & Psychiatry
Neuroscience of Speech Professor Angela Morgan | Associate Professor Adam Vogel
Audiology and Speech Pathology
Neurotrauma and Stroke Dr Carli L Roulston
Medicine and Radiology
Northeast India Knowledge Network Associate Professor Michelle Kermode Nossal Institute for Global Health
Not The Only One: An Online Database of Survivor Stories From Women Experiencing Domestic Violence Dr Laura Tarzia General Practice
Novel drugs and receptors for targeting digestive function Dr Leni Rivera Anatomy and Neuroscience
Nutrition: How micronutrients modify digestive function Dr Brid Callaghan Anatomy and Neuroscience
Ocular Biomarker Laboratory Dr Christine Nguyen
Ocular Biomarkers, Bioenergetics and Angiogenesis Research Group Dr Peter van Wijngaarden
Surgery
Ocular Genetics Professor Paul N Baird
Surgery
Ocular motor control mechanisms
Ocular Physiology Laboratory Associate Professor Bang Bui
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Ophthalmic Epidemiology Group Professor Mingguang He
Surgery
Optimising the Capability of the Allied Health Workforce within Cancer Prehabilitation Professor Lynette Joubert Social Work
Optological Laboratory Dr Andrew J Anderson
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Ordidge: Melbourne Brain Centre Imaging Unit Professor Roger Ordidge
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Oxidative stress and neural injury Associate Professor Peter Crack Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Parkinson's disease Professor Roberto Cappai Pathology
PARTY (Prevention Access Risk Taking in Young People) Assoc Prof Lena Sanci General Practice
Patient reported outcomes: getting the timing right Chris Schilling Centre for Health Policy
Patient voices: An analysis of patients’ information-based priorities and needs Associate Professor Megan Munsie Anatomy and Neuroscience
Patterns & Trends: Vietnamese Alcohol Survey Nursing
Perception and Pharmacology Laboratory Dr Olivia Carter
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Personalised therapy for multiple sclerosis Dr Tomas Kalincik Medicine and Radiology
Personality Processes Laboratory Dr Luke D Smillie
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Petrovski Laboratory: Computational Genomics Dr Slavé Petrovski
Medicine and Radiology
Pharmacogenetics of antidepressant response and remission Dr Chad Bousman Psychiatry
Pharmacogenetics of clozapine remission Dr Chad Bousman
Psychiatry
Phenotypic characterisation of multiple sclerosis Dr Tomas Kalincik Medicine and Radiology
Pilbrow laboratory: Physical (biological) anthropology Dr Varsha Pilbrow
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Population Mental Health Professor Anthony Jorm
Centre for Mental Health
Postoperative Quality of Recovery Colin Royse
Surgery
Posttraumatic Nightmares Dr Andrea Phelps
Psychiatry
Potential of cell therapy to treat Hirschsprung’s disease Professor Heather Young
Dr Lincon Stamp
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Practice Research Program in Health and Mental Health Professor Lynette Joubert
Social Work
Predicting language skills from early auditory speech discrimination in infants with hearing loss Associate Professor Gary Rance Audiology and Speech Pathology
Prediction of long-term disease outcomes in people with Multiple Sclerosis or Clinically Isolated Syndromes Dr Vilija G. Jokubaitis Medicine and Radiology
Prevention and Recovery Care Services (PARCS) Evaluation Associate Professor Bridget Hamilton Nursing
Primary Care Specific Information and Support Line: improving the response to women and children Professor Kelsey Hegarty General Practice
Probing microtubule organisation Associate Professor Marie Bogoyevitch Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Program Theory & Logic and the Monitoring & Evaluation Framework for Independent Mental Health Advocacy Service Associate Professor Bridget Hamilton Nursing
Proliferation of enteric neuron precursors Professor Heather Young
Professor Heather Young
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Promoting an improved patient experience in gynaecological cancer care Professor Lynette Joubert Social Work
PROSPER: PRevalence Of unwanted Sexual contact: Pursuing Early Recognition Dr Laura Tarzia General Practice
Proteomic profiles of psychotic symptom severity Dr Chad Bousman Psychiatry
Psychiatric Neuropathology Group Professor Ian Everall
Psychiatry
Psychosis and Sczhophrenia Professor David Castle
Psychiatry
Psychosocial Research Group Professor Carol Harvey
Psychiatry
Pupillary Indicators of Fatigue Associate Professor Larry Abel Optometry and Vision Sciences
Quality of Life Associate Professor Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology
RADD: Relationships And Digital Devices in adolescent dating Dr Cynthia Brown General Practice
RAndomised trial to imProve the quality of lIfe of people with Dementia (RAPID) rofessor Nicola Lautenschlager (Melbourne Site)
Psychiatry
Rebooting the brain after stroke with electrical stimulation to promote functional recovery Dr Carli L Roulston Medicine and Radiology
Reconceptualising and supporting disaster recovery as growth Professor Louise Harms Social Work
Reduction of Seclusion and Restraint in Mental Health Care Associate Professor Bridget Hamilton Nursing
Regulation of invadopodium function and involvement in cancer cell invasion Stanley Stylli Surgery
Relaxin family peptide hormones Associate Professor Tony Hughes Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Researching Abuse and Violence: RAVE Professor Kelsey Hegarty
General Practice
Retinal imaging to enhance understanding of visual neurophysiology in health and disease
Retinal structure and function in ageing and disease Dr Michael Pianta Optometry and Vision Sciences
Retinal Structure and Function Laboratory Dr Michael Pianta
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Rett Syndrome and related genes Dr Nicole van Bergen Paediatrics
Ripple Professor Carol Harvey
Psychiatry
Role of calcitonin receptor in stressed cells and diseased tissues: a new paradigm based on expression in the pre-apoptotic cell stress response Dr Peter J Wookey Medicine and Radiology
Role of Sez-6 in cocaine self‐administration and extinction Dr Jenny Gunnersen
Professor Andrew Lawrence
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Role of SOCS3 in defective muscle repair during ageing Professor Gordon Lynch Physiology
Saccadic Eye Movements Associate Professor Larry Abel Optometry and Vision Sciences
Safe Mothers, Safe Babies - Promoting safety and early parenting in high-risk relationships Professor Louise Newman
Psychiatry
Safety and feasibility trial of immediate cooling followed by early decompression in patients with cervical SCI; a substudy of the ICED trial Dr Peter Batchelor Medicine and Radiology
Saunders laboratory: Developmental neuroscience and neurotrauma Professor Norman Saunders
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Screening for Prevalence of Illicit Toxins in the emergency department: Mapping pathways to care Associate Professor Marie Gerdtz Nursing
Self-help for Depression and Diabetes-related Distress in People With Type 2 Diabetes (SpringboarD) Professor Jane Gunn General Practice
Semple Laboratory: Developmental Neurotrauma Dr Bridgette Semple
Medicine and Radiology
The SENSE Study (Sleep and Education: learning New Skills Early) The SENSE Team Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Sensory Neuroscience
Serum biomarkers of brain cancer Andrew Morokoff Surgery
Signals for endosomal sorting in development and disease Professor Paul Gleeson Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Single pulse electrical stimulation for epilepsy monitoring and tuning of DBS therapy Dr Dean Freestone Medicine and Radiology
Single Session Family Consultation Professor Carol Harvey
Psychiatry
Skeletal morphology Dr Varsha Pilbrow Anatomy and Neuroscience
Sleep Laboratory Professor John Trinder
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Social Action Laboratory Professor Yoshihisa Kashima
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Social connectedness and health Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Social Development Laboratory Dr Heidi Gazelle
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Speech and swallowing in Movement Disorders Associate Professor Adam Vogel Audiology and Speech Pathology
Speech as a marker of brain function Associate Professor Adam Vogel Audiology and Speech Pathology
Spinal cord injury: Failure of bowel control Dr Brid Callaghan Anatomy and Neuroscience
St Vincent's Mental Health Research Psychiatry
Stress granules Associate Professor Danny Hatters Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Stroke Associate Professor Peter Crack Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Stroke Imaging and Treatment Associate Professor Bruce Campbell
Medicine and Radiology
Stroke Research Group Professor Stephen Davis
Medicine and Radiology
Subcortical Disorders Laboratory Dr Jacqueline Anderson
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) Associate Professor Doug Crompton Medicine and Radiology
Investigating molecular and physiological determinants of Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy in acquired and genetic animal models of epilepsy Dr Kim Powell Medicine and Radiology
Summer Internship Associate Professor Adam Vogel Audiology and Speech Pathology
Survey of High Impact Psychosis (SHIP) Professor Carol Harvey
Psychiatry
Targeting Astrogliosis to promote recovery after stroke Dr Carli L Roulston Medicine and Radiology
TBI, Neurodegenerative Disease, and Proteinopathies Dr Sandy Shultz Medicine and Radiology
The ADVENT Study Dr Adrienne O'Neil Centre for Health Equity
The CORE Study Dr Victoria Palmer General Practice
The effect of intraocular pressure on retinal ganglion cell function Dr Andrew Anderson Optometry and Vision Sciences
The effect of polytrauma on TBI outcomes, and identifying novel treatment strategies Dr Sandy Shultz Medicine and Radiology
The effect of vasopressor therapy on cerebral oxygen delivery Associate Professor Christine Wright Pharmacology and Therapeutics
The emotional and social burden of caring for a young child with complex health needs Professor Louise Harms Social Work
The Enteric Neural Circuitry Activated During Bacterial-toxin Induced Diarrhoea Dr Jaime Foong Physiology
The feasibility of smart-phones in the early detection of cerebral palsy Dr Alicia Spittle Physiotherapy
The GDNF family, peripheral nerve regeneration and pain Professor Janet Keast Anatomy and Neuroscience
The HOLISM Study Professor George Jelinek Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The influence of neurotrophin signalling upon the generation of myelin Dr Simon Murray Anatomy and Neuroscience
The link between cardiovascular disease and neurodegeneration – focus on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases Associate Professor Christine Wright Pharmacology and Therapeutics
The Link Project Assoc Prof Lena Sanci General Practice
The molecular basis of the propagation of molecular strain types of prions Associate Professor Vicki Lawson Pathology
The Neuropsychiatry of Androgen Deprivation Professor Richard Kanaan
Psychiatry
The neuroscience of neurogenesis. Psychiatry
The Psychosocial Health and Wellbeing Research (emPoWeR) Unit Dr Michelle Peate
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
The role of an aggrecan 32mer fragment in developing osteoarthritis Professor Amanda Fosang Paediatrics
The role of Egr genes in retinal remodelling A/Prof Robb de Iongh
Anatomy and Neuroscience
The Role of enteric neurons in gastrointestinal symptoms associated with Autism Spectrum disorders Dr Elisa Hill-Yardin Physiology
The role of fixational eye movements in spatial vision Dr Andrew Anderson Optometry and Vision Sciences
The role of glia in inner retinal changes during retinal degeneration Professor Erica Fletcher Anatomy and Neuroscience
The role of glial cells in retinal vascular disease Professor Erica Fletcher Anatomy and Neuroscience
The role of glycosaminoglycan in the propagation of prions Associate Professor Vicki Lawson Pathology
The role of Hedgehog signalling during ocular morphogenesis A/Prof Robb de Iongh
Anatomy and Neuroscience
The role of invadopodia in glioma invasion and response to therapeutics Stanley Stylli Surgery
The role of microglia in age-related macular degeneration Professor Erica Fletcher Anatomy and Neuroscience
The role of the ubiquitin proteasome system in schizophrenia Professor Ian Everall Psychiatry
The Stand Up & Go Study: Physical activity and sitting time reduction program for older community members Professor Nicola Lautenschlager (Melbourne Site)
Psychiatry
The Stemformatics Stem Cell Atlas Rowland Mosbergen Anatomy and Neuroscience
The STOP-MS Study Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The structure of the IL-11 signalling complex Dr Michael Griffin Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The Target-D Trial Professor Jane Gunn General Practice
The unique features of visceral pain Professor Janet Keast Anatomy and Neuroscience
The Vascular Bionics Laboratory Dr Nicholas Opie and Dr Thomas Oxley
Medicine and Radiology
The WELL MS study Doctor Claudia Marck Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Therapeutic Innovations in Affective Disorders Professor Chee Ng
Psychiatry
Therapeutic potential of Heat Shock Protein 72 induction in muscular dystrophy Professor Gordon Lynch Physiology
Tracking the aggregation knetics of mutant proteins in cells Associate Professor Danny Hatters Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
TRAM: Texting to Reduce Alcohol Misuse Dr Dennis Petrie Centre for Health Policy
Transgenic approach to reprogramming retinal glia to stem/progenitor cells A/Prof Robb de Iongh
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Translational Traumatic Brain Injury Laboratory Dr Sandy Schultz
Medicine and Radiology
Transoesophageal echoardiography in cardiac surgery Colin Royse
Surgery
Trauma Recovery and Resilience Research Program Lou Harms
Social Work
Trauma Research Group Professor David Forbes
Psychiatry
Traumatic brain injury Professor Patricia Desmond Medicine and Radiology
Traumatic brain injury Associate Professor Peter Crack Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Traumatic Injury Research Associate Professor Meaghan O'Donnell
Psychiatry
True Colours Medical Research Fund - Improving Transgender Health

Dr Ada Cheung
Medicine and Radiology
UDP - Victoria Professor John Christodoulou Paediatrics
Ultrasound Education Group Professor Colin Royse
Surgery
Uncovering the interplay between innate immunity and the blood brain barrier in disorders of the CNS Professor Christine Wells Anatomy and Neuroscience
Undergraduate Nursing Students' experience of the psychiatric/mental health nursing placement Nursing
Understanding neuro-urothelial communication Professor Janet Keast Anatomy and Neuroscience
Understanding progressive vision loss in the eye disease glaucoma Dr Andrew Anderson Optometry and Vision Sciences
Understanding the aetiology of hypertension Professor Andrew Allen Physiology
Understanding the molecular basis of myelin repair Dr Junhua Xiao Anatomy and Neuroscience
Understanding the outcomes, including their language, participation and quality of life, of children with autism Prof Katrina Williams Paediatrics
Understanding the role of angiotensin in the rostral ventrolateral medulla Professor Andrew Allen Physiology
Understanding the role of blood pressure, vascular autoregulation in ageing and glaucoma Optometry and Vision Sciences
Understanding visual processing in aging and development
Undestanding trajectories and biological underpinnings of children with autism who lose skills Ms Amanda Brignell Paediatrics
Use of Connexin43 peptides as a treatment for glioma Stanley Stylli Surgery
Using lipidomics and proteomics to find biomarkers that predict progression of multiple sclerosis Professor George Jelinek Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Using our novel model of glaucoma to understand if ganglion cells can recover from injury Optometry and Vision Sciences
Using systematic reviews to understand prognosis, diagnosis and effective interventions for children with neurodevelopmental difference and disability Dr Kristine Egberts Paediatrics
Using the eye as a window into Alzheimer’s disease
Validation of a rapid neurological assessment of spinal cord injury (SPEED): a substudy of the ICED trial Dr Peter Batchelor
Dr Peter Batchelor
Medicine and Radiology
Vascular Health Associate Professor Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology
Veteran and Military Mental Health Professor David Forbes
Psychiatry
Virtual Reality Surgery Simulation Professor Stephen O'Leary
Surgery
Vision and Attention Laboratory Professor Philip L Smith
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Vision in migraine
Visual and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory Professor Trichur Vidyasagar (Sagar)
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Visual Cognition Laboratory Dr Piers Douglas Howe
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Visual Functions Laboratory Professor Algis J Vingrys
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Web-based automated vision testing for cataract surgery outcome monitoring Professor Mingguang He Surgery
Web-based preventive care intervention for preterm infants and their families – e-prem trial Dr Alicia Spittle Physiotherapy
Wells laboratory: Stem cell systems Professor Christine Wells
Anatomy and Neuroscience
What is the function of Sez6L2 in the forebrain? Dr Jenny Gunnersen
Dr Kathryn Munro
Anatomy and Neuroscience
What workplaces can do to improve mental health Professor Anthony Jorm Centre for Mental Health
WhatWorks4u.org: Helping to improve mental health treatment for young people Professor Anthony Jorm Centre for Mental Health
Wireless electroretinography and visual evoked potentials for central nervous system drug testing
WITH: Women’s Input to a Trauma-informed systems model of care in Health settings Professor Kelsey Hegarty General Practice
Women's Healthy Ageing Project Associate Professor Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology
Wright laboratory: Cardiovascular Associate Professor Christine E Wright
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Young laboratory: Development of the enteric nervous system Professor Heather Young
Anatomy and Neuroscience