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Adipocytes as Weapons of Bone Destruction: The bone as a War Zone Gustavo Duque Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
An exploration of the experience of care at the end of life for patients with a history of illicit drug use: A qualitative medical record review Jennifer Philip Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Analysis of Synovial Fluid and Peripheral Blood Samples from Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Using Patients with Osteoarthritis as Controls Keith Lim Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Artificial intelligence in ophthalmology: from data to algorithm and real-world application Mingguang He Surgery PhD students, Masters by Research
Artificial intelligence system to detect eye and cardiovascular diseases Mingguang He Surgery PhD students, Masters by Research
Assessment of the Falls and Fractures Prevention Clinic as the Most Effective Setting toReduce Falls and Fractures in High-Risk Older Persons: A Care Program Assessment Gustavo Duque Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Associations Between Sarcopenia, Intramuscular Fat, Mental/Physical Function and Brain Atrophy: An Imaging and Machine Learning Approach Gustavo Duque Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Balance Gym for Falls Prevention in Older Adults Gustavo Duque Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Brain storming therapeutics for neurodegeneration with novel research models Brian Drew Baker Department of Cardiometabolic Health PhD students, Honours students
Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms Driving Anthracycline-Induced Cardiotoxicity in Children Alexander Pinto Baker Department of Cardiometabolic Health PhD students, Masters by Research, Honours students, Master of Biomedical Science
Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms Driving Anthracycline-Induced Cardiotoxicity in Children Alexander Pinto Baker Department of Cardiometabolic Health PhD students, Masters by Research, Honours students, Master of Biomedical Science, Post Doctor Researchers
Characterization of Osteosarcopenia in Older Persons: A Bench to Bedside Approach Gustavo Duque Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Circulating Osteogenic Precurors: Building Bone from Blood Gustavo Duque Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Cognitive training for behavioural and psychological symptoms in young onset dementia Alex Bahar-Fuchs Psychiatry Masters by Research
Diet and Healthy Ageing Cassandra Szoeke Medicine Masters by Research
Effective relationships in dementia community care: Promoting Independence though quality dementia care at home (the PITCH project). Anita Goh Psychiatry PhD students, Masters by Research, Post Doctor Researchers
Elucidating the functional roles of CCL17 in obesity-associated osteoarthritis Adrian Achuthan Medicine PhD students
Evidence-Based Practice in the Management of Glaucoma Suspects Zhichao Wu Surgery PhD students
Exploring how diabetes causes increased proliferation of haematopoietic stem cells carrying a mutation in DNMT3A Andrew Murphy Baker Department of Cardiometabolic Health PhD students, Masters by Research, Honours students
Genotype and Phenotype Characterisation Human Circulating Osteo-Progenitor (COP) Cells Gustavo Duque Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
How do bone marrow microenvironments regulate B lymphocyte production? Louise Purton Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Implementation of a Virtual Reality sensory room in a sub-acute ward for people living with dementia with behaviours and psychological symptoms associated with dementia (BPSD) Anita Goh Psychiatry PhD students, Masters by Research, Post Doctor Researchers
IMpleMenting Effective infection prevention and control in ReSidential aged carE (IMMERSE) Wen Kwang Lim Medicine PhD students
IMpleMenting Effective infection prevention and control in ReSidential aged carE (IMMERSE) Jill Francis Medicine PhD students
Improved early diagnosis of eye diseases by integration of retinal photography and artificial intelligence to build an opportunistic screening service in metro, regional and remote primary care settings Mingguang He Surgery PhD students, Masters by Research
Investigating the relationship between fat, bone and muscle Gustavo Duque Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Machine learning prediction of brain and body ageing Andrew Zalesky Psychiatry PhD students, Masters by Research, Post Doctor Researchers
Marrow Adipose Tissue Functions: Studying Lipotoxicity in Hip Replacement Candidates Gustavo Duque Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Mid-Thigh Bone and Muscle Mass Measurements as an Assessment Tool for Diagnosis of Osteoporosis/penia, Sarcopenia and Osteosarcopenia: A Longitudinal Validation Study Gustavo Duque Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Multimodal imaging measures to improve dementia diagnosis Vijay Venkatraman Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research, Post Doctor Researchers
New methods for investigating bone muscle and fat mass using 2D DXA images to predict performance, risk of falls and fractures Gustavo Duque Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Novel regenerative therapies in cardiovascular diseases Karlheinz Peter Baker Department of Cardiometabolic Health PhD students, Masters by Research
Novel therapies for atherosclerotic plaque stabilization Karlheinz Peter Baker Department of Cardiometabolic Health PhD students, Masters by Research
Olfactory-focused cognitive training Alex Bahar-Fuchs Psychiatry PhD students, Masters by Research, Post Doctor Researchers
Osteosarcopenia as a Geriatric Syndrome Gustavo Duque Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Osteosarcopenia in community-dwelling older adults attending the Falls and Fracture Clinic Gustavo Duque Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Osteosarcopenia in Older Adults Attending a Fracture Liaison Service David Scott Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Pathology begins in the cells: Studying lipotoxic stress generated from adipocytes in bone and muscle cell cultures Damian Myers Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Pre-clinical Analysis of Effects of Lamin A Overexpression on Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation into Myocytes Gustavo Duque Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Predicting Disability and Frailty in Older Persons: The Western Osteosarcopenia and Frailty (WOSF) Study Gustavo Duque Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Quantitative imaging in dementia Patricia Desmond Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research, Post Doctor Researchers
Quantitative Measure of Effusions Keith Lim Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Refining the comprehensive geriatric assessment Andrea Maier Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Regulation of blood cell production by endothelial cell-derived retinoic acid receptor gamma Louise Purton Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Satellite imaging technology to detect the early signs of glaucoma and Alzheimer’s disease in the retina Peter van Wijngaarden Surgery PhD students
Sex and the broken heart: sex-specific mechanisms driving heart failure Alexander Pinto Baker Department of Cardiometabolic Health PhD students, Masters by Research, Honours students, Master of Biomedical Science
Social and physical activities in ageing women Jesse Zanker Medicine PhD students
Synthesising, dismantling and optimising cognitive interventions Amit Lampit Psychiatry PhD students, Masters by Research, Post Doctor Researchers
Taking the “Guesswork” Out of Glaucoma Clinical Management with Novel Imaging Zhichao Wu Surgery PhD students
The Correlation between Knee Effusions and Clinical Presentation in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis Keith Lim Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
The relationship between cognitive impairment seen in chronic mental illness and dementia - what can mortality information tell us? Samantha Loi Psychiatry PhD students, Masters by Research, Post Doctor Researchers
Treatment outcome in older lung cancer patients: does the biological age predict it? Andrea Maier Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Using Artificial Intelligence to improve the diagnostic predictions of corneal topography machines for Keratoconus subjects Srujana Sahebjada Surgery PhD students
Using Marrow Adipose Tissue to Diagnose Osteoporosis and Predict Fragility Fractures Gustavo Duque Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Using Wearable Activity Trackers to Monitor Physical Activity in Older Adults Undergoing Exercise Interventions for Falls David Scott Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research
Your Muscles Matter – The Sarcopenia Study Alan Hayes Medicine PhD students, Masters by Research