Debilitating Symptom Complexes attributed to Ticks - neuroimaging

Research Opportunity
PhD students, Masters by Research
Number of Master Places Available
1
Department / Centre
Psychiatry
Location
Austin Health
Primary Supervisor Email Number Webpage
Professor Richard Kanaan richard.kanaan@unimelb.edu.au 94963351 Personal web page
Co-supervisor Email Number Webpage
Professor Sarah Wilson swilson@unimelb.edu.au

Summary An NHMRC funded project exploring a new treatment for an unexplained syndrome attributed to tick-bites (sometimes called 'Australian Lyme') in a randomised trial. As part of this, structural and functional MRI will longitudinally acquired for those undergoing active treatment and controls.

Project Details

An NHMRC funded project exploring a new treatment for an unexplained syndrome attributed to tick-bites (sometimes called 'Australian Lyme') in a randomised trial.  As part of this, structural and functional MRI will longitudinally acquired, before treatment and after undergoing active treatment or control treatment.  The goal is to identify both brain biomarkers of the disease, as well as correlates and predictors of recovery  An exciting opportunity to be involved in all aspects, from design, including fMRI paradigm design, through to analysis and write-up.  Perfect for a PhD.



Faculty Research Themes

Neuroscience

School Research Themes

Neuroscience & Psychiatry



Research Opportunities

PhD students, Masters by Research
Students who are interested in joining this project will need to consider their elegibility as well as other requirements before contacting the supervisor of this research

Graduate Research application

Honours application

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Department / Centre

Psychiatry

Research Node

Austin Health

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