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
Tackling the high incidence of suicide in working men Centre for Health Equity
'What Works for Depression' and 'What Works for Anxiety' Project Leader Associate Professor Nicola Reavley
Centre for Mental Health
A clinical test of dark adaptation for age-related macular degeneration Project Leader Dr Michael Pianta Optometry and Vision Sciences
A culturally appropriate approach to improve mental health outcomes in Sri Lanka and China: Mental Health First Aid Project Leader Associate Professor Nicola Reavley
Centre for Mental Health
A cytokine pathway in the control of inflammation and pain Professor John Hamilton Medicine and Radiology
A framework for creating subject-specific mathematical brain models Dr Dean Freestone Medicine and Radiology
A gut feeling about new therapies for glioma Joint Project Leaders Dr Lincon Stamp & Dr Marlene Hao
Anatomy and Neuroscience
A monoclonal antibody (mAb1F5) has been developed that identifies the expression of a putative growth factor Dr Peter Wookey Medicine and Radiology
A multi-centre randomised controlled trial of polysomnographic titration of non-invasive ventilation in motor neurone disease Physiotherapy
A novel biomarker strategy to predict neurogenerative disease risk Dr Samantha Loi Psychiatry
A Pharmacogenomics study of the teratogenicity valproate based on the prospective Australian Register for Anti-epileptic Drugs in Pregnancy Professor Terence O'Brien Medicine and Radiology
Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age (AUPOA) Psychiatry
Accelerated Gene Identification Program (Gene Discovery) Professor David Amor Paediatrics
Acid-sensitivity in auditory neurons Senior Research Fellow Dr Karina Needham Surgery
Australian Centre for Cannabinoid Clinical and Research Excellence (ACRE): Quality and safety in the implementation of medicinal cannabis use in the community Professor Jane Gunn General Practice
Advanced Limb Reconstruction Head of Department of Surgery,
St. Vincent's Hospital,
Professor Peter Choong

Surgery
Allen laboratory: Central cardiovascular regulation Head of Laboratory Professor Andrew Allen
Physiology
An anti-calcitonin receptor (CTR) antibody for the detection of programmed cell death: the role of CTR in a novel adaptive response in a pre-apoptotic mechanism Dr Peter Wookey Medicine and Radiology
An antibody that detects a high molecular weight surrogate ligand of calcitonin receptor is detected in malignant glioma cells and cell lines Dr Peter J Wookey Medicine and Radiology
An ultrasensitive assay to detect aggrecan degradation products in patient fluids Project Leader Professor Amanda Fosang Paediatrics
Analysing visual field data in macular disease Project Leader Dr Andrew Anderson Optometry and Vision Sciences
Angiotensin and chemoreceptor function Research Project Leader Professor Andrew Allen
Physiology
Animal models of Brain Development assessed using histology Professor Christos Pantelis Psychiatry
Animal models of Brain Development assessed using MRI Prof Christos Pantelis Psychiatry
Antibiotic stewardship and related polices impact on child health outcomes Dr Yanhong Jessika Hu Paediatrics
Anxiety and neurodegeneration in preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease Dr Andrew Hua Medicine and Radiology
Application of stem cell-derived neurons to the deaf cochlea Senior Research Fellow, Senior Lecturer Dr Bryony Nayagam Audiology and Speech Pathology
Aptamers: developing a novel technology for hormone measurement Project Leader/Supervisor Dr Linda Fothergill, Professor John Furness Anatomy and Neuroscience
ARC Training Centre in Cognitive Computing for Medical Technologies Prof Mark Cook Medicine and Radiology
ARCADIA: Nutraceutical and Lifestyle Medicine Mental Health Research Group Group Head and Honorary Principal Research Fellow Professor Jerome Sarris
Psychiatry
Arterial grafting for coronary artery revascularisation Co-director Colin Royse
Surgery
Arthritis Research Group Laboratory Head Professor Amanda Fosang
Paediatrics
Artificial intelligence in ophthalmology: from data to algorithm and real-world application Professor Mingguang He Surgery
Artificial intelligence system to detect eye and cardiovascular diseases Professor Mingguang He Surgery
Assessing novel compounds for diagnostic retinal imaging
Attention Dynamics Lab Laboratory Director Associate Professor Katherine Johnson
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Auditory deficits in autism Principle Investigator Associate Professor Gary Rance Audiology and Speech Pathology
Auditory Neuroscience Unit Senior Research Fellow, Senior Lecturer Dr Bryony Nayagam
Audiology and Speech Pathology
Austin Health Research Psychiatry
Autism Research Team Laboratory Head Professor Katrina Williams
Paediatrics
Behavioural Ethics, Affect and Meaning Lab Laboratory Director Prof Brock Bastian
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Bilateral and Binaural Hearing Dr Karyn Galvin
Audiology and Speech Pathology
Biomedical Engineering for Cochlear Implants Senior Research Fellow Dr Carrie Newbold
Surgery
Biomedical Neuroscience
Black Saturday Post-Traumatic Roadshow Project Leader Associate Professer Louise Harms Social Work
Body Image and Eating Disorders Chair of Psychiatry St Vincent's Mental Health Unit, Department of Psychiatry Professor David Castle
Psychiatry
Bornstein laboratory: Enteric neuroscience Head of Laboratory Professor Joel C Bornstein
Physiology
Brain development and the pathophysiology of psychosis Dr Vanessa Cropley Psychiatry
Brain networks processing respiratory sensations Project Leader Professor Stuart Mazzone Anatomy and Neuroscience
Brain-gut axis: Neural pathways controlling the stomach and their relevance for treatment of gastroparesis Project Leader/Supervisor Professor John Furness, Dr Martin Stebbing Anatomy and Neuroscience
Brainwave and Electrophysiological Biomarkers of Cognition Enhancing Drugs Dr Chris French Medicine and Radiology
Brainwave and Electrophysiological Biomarkers of Cognition Enhancing Drugs Group leader Dr Chris French
Medicine and Radiology
Building Early Attachment and Resiliance (BEAR) - an early intervention for parents and infants Director, Centre for Women's Mental Health, Royal Women's Hospital Professor Louise Newman
Psychiatry
Building the evidence base of Prevention and Recovery Care (PARC) services in Victoria, Australia Project Leader Prof Jane Pirkis
Project Leader A/Prof Lisa Brophy
Centre for Mental Health
Bushfires, Social Connectedness and Mental Health Project Leader Associate Professer Louise Harms Social Work
Can we Fix Dementia with Deep Brain Stimulation? Dr Chris French Medicine and Radiology
Can We Fix Dementia with Deep Brain Stimulation? Group leader Dr Chris French
Medicine and Radiology
Cappai laboratory: Neurodegeneration and Brain Injury Head of Laboratory Professor Roberto Cappai
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Cardiac Rehabilitation in Stroke Survivors to Improve Survivorship (CRiSSIS) Natasha Machado
A/Prof Gavin Williams
Physiotherapy
Carers of People Living with Psychosis Professor Carol Harvey
Psychiatry
Causes of Depressive Symptoms in Early Ageing Professor Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology
Cellular Reprogramming Group Senior Research Fellow Dr Raymond Wong
Surgery
Centre for Women’s Mental Health Research Psychiatry
Centre of Research Excellence in Childhood Adversity and Associated Depression and Anxiety Project Leader Professor Anthony Jorm
Centre for Mental Health
Centre of Research Excellence – Newborn Medicine Project Leader Dr Alicia Spittle Physiotherapy
Cerebellar grey and white matter changes in children with Autism spectrum disorders Professor Christos Pantelis Psychiatry
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) biomarkers in patients with vasospasm secondary to subarachnoid haemorrhage Dr Alexios Adamides Surgery
Characterizing brain-body relationship with respect to biological aging in elderly population Dr Ye Tian Psychiatry
Cheng laboratory: Stem cell and organ size control regulation Head of Laboratory Dr Louise Cheng
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Director, Mindful A/Professor Alessandra (Sandra) Radovini
Psychiatry
Chromosome disorders Professor David Amor Paediatrics
Clark laboratory: Transcriptomics and Neurogenetics Head of Laboratory Dr Mike Clark
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology Laboratory Laboratory Director Professor Stephen C Bowden
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Clinical and Health Psychology Laboratory Director Associate Professor Carol Hulbert
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Clinical and Music Neuroscience Laboratory Director Professor Sarah Wilson
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Clinical Epilepsy Epidemiology Research Group Leader Assoc. Prof Wendyl D'Souza
Medicine and Radiology
Clinical Industry Research Associate Professor Allison McKendrick
Clinical Neuropsychiatry Professor Dennis Velakoulis Psychiatry
Clinical Neurosciences Group Leader Professor Mark Cook
Medicine and Radiology
Clinical Psychophysics Unit Lab Director Professor Allison McKendrick
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Clinical Trials Research Centre, Centre for Eye Research Australia Head, Clinical Trials Research Centre Associate Professor Lyndell Lim
Surgery
Clinical, cognitive and biological correlates of early-life deprivation and threat in individuals with schizophrenia Dr Vanessa Cropley Psychiatry
Closed-loop bioelectrical neuromodulation control over bladder function Dr Sophie Payne Medical Bionics Department
Cochlear implantation for children with single-sided deafness or very asymmetrical hearing loss Dr Karyn Galvin Audiology and Speech Pathology
Cognition and brain connectivity in psychosis Prof Christos Pantelis Psychiatry
Cognitive and Neuropsychological Development Laboratory Laboratory Director Associate Professor Robert Reeve
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Cognitive Health Project Leader Professor Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology
Cognitive Interventions Technologies and Evaluation Research Group (CITE) Dr Alex Bahar-Fuchs
Dr Amit Lampit
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Cognitive Neuroimaging Laboratory Laboratory Director Professor Rob Hester
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Cognitive Neuroscience and Computational Psychiatry Lab Laboratory Head Associate Professor
Marta Garrido

Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory Laboratory Director Dr Jason Forte
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Cognitive Psychology and Behavioural Neuroscience
Cognitive training for behavioural and psychological symptoms in young onset dementia Dr Alex Bahar-Fuchs Psychiatry
Community Study of the Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorder Project Lead Professor Ingrid Scheffer Medicine and Radiology
Comparing oculomotor decision-making models for halting inappropriate actions Project Leader Dr Andrew Anderson Optometry and Vision Sciences
Comparing the mental health and social determinants of family members who have HD in their family Dr Samantha Loi Psychiatry
Computational Cognitive Science Lab Lab Leader A/Prof Andrew Perfors
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Computational Memory Lab Laboratory Director Dr Adam Osth
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Computational Modelling Audiology and Speech Pathology
Concussion Essentials: A clinical trial for reducing persisting symptoms after child concussion Professor Vicki Anderson Paediatrics
Control of prosthetic limbs from decoded brain signals Project Lead Dr Dean Freestone Medicine and Radiology
Control of prosthetic limbs from decoded brain signals Dr Dean Freestone Medicine and Radiology
Cortical visual neuroscience
Crack laboratory: Neuropharmacology Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Peter Crack
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Crouch laboratory: Neurodegenerative disease Head of Laboratory Dr Peter Crouch
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Cytoprotection Pharmacology Research Professor Greg Dusting
Surgery
Decision-making & Affective Learning in Emotional Conditions (DALEC) Director Dr Nicholas Van Dam
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Danny Hatters laboratory Head of Laboratory Professor Danny Hatters
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Dating Violence, help-seeking and Technology in Australia Deputy Head of Department Assoc Prof Lena Sanci General Practice
de Iongh laboratory: Ocular development laboratory Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Robb de Iongh
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Debilitating Symptom Complexes attributed to Ticks - neuroimaging Professor Richard Kanaan Psychiatry
Decision Neuroscience Laboratory Laboratory Director Associate Professor Stefan Bode
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Decoding neural mechanisms underpinning human cognition in health and disease using machine learning Dr Ye Tian Psychiatry
Defining and validating predictors of cerebral infarction using brain CT images Dr Freda Werdiger Medicine and Radiology
Defining new roles for the Hippo signalling pathway in skeletal muscle Research Project Leader Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Physiology Research
Defining the functional pathology of Hirschsprung Disease Associate Professor Sebastian King Paediatrics
Depression and Anxiety Neuroscience Professor Ben Harrison Psychiatry
Designing new optogenetic tools for biomedical research A/Prof Danny Hatters Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Detection of somatic mutations in sporadic epilepsies Group Leader Professor Sam Berkovic Medicine and Radiology
Developing a drug therapy for hearing loss Dr Niki Gunewardene Medical Bionics Department
Developing a model for peer support in emergency departments Project Leader A/Prof Lisa Brophy Centre for Mental Health
Developing consensus on physical activity measurement following stroke Project Leader Dr Natalie Fini
Physiotherapy
Developing innovative animal and cell culture models to study and treat muscular dystrophies Research Project Leader Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Physiology Research
Developing iPad home-monitoring platforms for multiple sclerosis assessment
Developing methods for measuring magnetic susceptibility in the brain Associate Professor Leigh Johnston Medicine and Radiology
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 Group Leaders Dr Nicholas Opie and Dr Thomas Oxley Medicine and Radiology
Development of a low cost, point-of-care diagnostic platform Professor Patrick Kwan Medicine and Radiology
Development of new radio frequency pulses to improve 7T MRI Professor Roger Ordidge Medicine and Radiology
Development of open source tools for vision research
Development of regenerative therapy for photoreceptor losses using cellular reprogramming technology Dr Raymond Wong Surgery
Development of Scaffolds for Restoration of Myotendous Junctions Project Lead Associate Professor Robert Kapsa Medicine and Radiology
Diagnosis and management of Auditory Processing Disorder Principle Investigator Dani Tomlin Audiology and Speech Pathology
Diagnosis, Management and Outcomes of Depression in the Primary Care Setting (The Diamond 10-year Cohort Study) Project Leader Professor Jane Gunn General Practice
Diet and Healthy Ageing Professor Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology
Directed Differentiation of stem cells to cochlear phenotypes Senior Research Fellow, Senior Lecturer Dr Bryony Nayagam Audiology and Speech Pathology
Discovering differences and similarities between phenotype and biology of twins with autism and children with known genetic problems with a high risk of autism Project Leader Dr Felicity Klopper Paediatrics
Towards understanding new therapies for obesity and diabetes: discovering new regulators of lipid metabolism Research Project Leader Professor Matthew Watt
Physiology Research
Discovery of circulating RNA biomarkers in autism Project Leader Dr Ken Pang Paediatrics
Disease detection and quantification with inertial sensors Dr Thushara Perera Medical Bionics Department
Disease modelling Senior Research Fellow, Senior Lecturer Dr Bryony Nayagam Audiology and Speech Pathology
Doctors in Secondary Schools Head of Department Prof Lena Sanci General Practice
Does sugar really affect cognition? Associate Professor Nigel Jones Medicine and Radiology
Domestic violence and cognition in Australian women – a twenty year follow-up study Dr Andrew Hua Medicine and Radiology
Driving to Health: A mental health app for taxi drivers Project Leader Dr Sandra Davidson General Practice
Drug delivery to treat hearing loss A/Prof Andrew Wise Medical Bionics Department
Early detection and intervention for infants at high risk of motor impairments Project Leader Dr Alicia Spittle Physiotherapy
Early detection of Cognitive decline – Factors at 45 that predict cognitive decline over 70 Dr Andrew Hua Medicine and Radiology
Evolution, Conflict, and Equality Lab Director Dr Khandis Blake
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
EEG/ MEG network measures as a biomarker in pre-surgical planning for epilepsy patients Dr Alan Lai Medicine and Radiology
EEG/MEG network measures as a biomarker in pre-surgical planning for epilepsy patients Project Lead Dr Andre Peterson Medicine and Radiology
Effective relationships in dementia community care: Promoting Independence though quality dementia care at home (the PITCH project). Dr Anita Goh Psychiatry
Effective strength training for walking in neurological rehabilitation Project Leader Associate Professor Jennifer McGinley Physiotherapy
Effects of anticholinergic medications in hospitalised older patients discharged from geriatric rehabilitation wards Professor Elizabeth Manias Medicine and Radiology
Effects of Drugs on Cognition-Related Brain Wave Signals in the Rat Dr Chris French Medicine and Radiology
Effects of Drugs on Cognition-Related Brain Wave Signals in the Rat Project Lead Dr Chris French Medicine and Radiology
Effects of Drugs on Cognition-Related Brain Wave Signals in the Rodents Dr Chris French Medicine and Radiology
Effects of inappropriate medication use in frail older patients discharged from geriatric rehabilitation wards Professor Elizabeth Manias Medicine and Radiology
Electrophysiological Properties of Human Brain Neuronal Tissue Dr Chris French Medicine and Radiology
Electrophysiological Properties of Human Brain Neuronal Tissue Project Lead Dr Chris French Medicine and Radiology
Employment and Vocational Occupation Director, Psychosocial Research Centre Professor Carol Harvey
Psychiatry
The Psychosocial Health and Wellbeing Research (emPoWeR) Unit Research Group Leader Dr Michelle Peate
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Engaging young people in early psychosis mental health services CPN Director Assoc. Prof Bridget Hamilton Nursing
Epilepsy in twins: the importance of genetic factors Group Leader Professor Sam Berkovic Medicine and Radiology
Epileptic Encephalopathies: Finding the cause Group Leader Professor Ingrid Scheffer Medicine and Radiology
Epileptic Seizure Forecasting Dr Dean Freestone Medicine and Radiology
Epileptic Seizure Forecasting Project Lead Dr Dean Freestone Medicine and Radiology
Evaluating health outcomes of transgender children and adolescents Associate Professor Ken Pang Paediatrics
Evaluation of vascular, glial and functional deficits in diabetic eye disease Optometry and Vision Sciences
Evaluation of Victorian Safewards trial CPN Director Associate Professor Bridget Hamilton Nursing
Evidence-Based Practice in the Management of Glaucoma Suspects Dr Zhichao Wu Surgery
Excitatory-inhibitory imbalance on neural networks responsible for reward-based learning A/Prof Jess Nithianantharajah Medicine and Radiology
Exercise-induced liver-muscle cross-talk and mitochondrial adaptations Research Project Leader Dr Magdalene Montgomery
Physiology Research
Exploring data from ENROLL-HD - an international observational study in Huntington’s disease Dr Anita Goh Psychiatry
Exploring new roles for the TGFβ signalling network as a key regulator of skeletal muscle in health and disease Research Project Leader Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Physiology Research
Exploring the effect of neural dead regions in the cochlea on hearing with a cochlear implant Prof Colette McKay Medical Bionics Department
Exploring the genetic basis of brain alterations in schizophrenia Dr Maria Di Biase Psychiatry
EXTEND-IA TNK Group Leader Associate Professor Bruce Campbell Medicine and Radiology
Eye Movement Laboratory Lab Director Associate Professor Larry Abel
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Eye movements in neurodegenerative disease Project Leader Associate Professor Larry Abel Optometry and Vision Sciences
Family Study of the Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorder Project Lead Professor Ingrid Scheffer Medicine and Radiology
Fighting disease with electricity: Vagus nerve stimulation as a treatment of arthritis Dr Sophie Payne Medical Bionics Department
Finding a cure for a devastating form of epilepsy A/Prof Christopher Reid Medicine and Radiology
First Aid Training for Parents of Teenagers: A Randomized Controlled Trial (TPOT Study) Project Leader Professor Anthony Jorm
Centre for Mental Health
Fletcher laboratory: Visual neuroscience Head of Laboratory Professor Erica Fletcher
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Focal Spasticity Management: Guidelines, usual care & outcomes A/Prof Gavin Williams
Ms Edwina Sutherland
Physiotherapy
Fogg laboratory: Surgical Anatomy Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Quentin Fogg
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Food entertainment of circadian rhythms Project Supervisor Dr Lalita Oparija Anatomy and Neuroscience
Fragile X syndrome Professor David Amor Paediatrics
Frameworks for Health Chair of Psychiatry, St Vincent's Mental Health Unit, Department of Psychiatry University of Melbourne Professor David Castle
Psychiatry
Functional assessment of individual photoreceptors in the human eye Project Leader Associate Professor Andrew Metha Optometry and Vision Sciences
Functional microcircuitry of the primary Visual Cortex Optometry and Vision Sciences
Functional Neurological Disorders Chair of Psychiatry, Austin Health Professor Richard Kanaan
Psychiatry
Functional neuroscience of the retina/visual pathway Optometry and Vision Sciences
Functions of Emotions in Everyday Life (FEEL) Research Lab Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Furness laboratory: Digestive physiology and nutrition Head of Laboratory Professor John Furness
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Gender differences in autism Project Leader Dr Tamara May Paediatrics
Gene signatures of the ‘lymphaticome’ Dr Ramin Shayan
Dr Tara Karnezis
Surgery
Gene-Environment Neuropsychiatry (GENe) Dr Chad Bousman Psychiatry
Genes, Brain and Behaviour Laboratory Director Dr Patrick Goodbourn
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Genetic Architecture of an Adult Epilepsy Surgery Cohort: Functional Characterisation of Germline and Somatic Variation A/Professor Michael Hildebrand Medicine and Radiology
Genetics of blood brain barrier formation Project Leader Professor Ben Hogan
Getting back on track after the unexpected happens: decision making in predictable and unpredictable environments Project Leader Dr Andrew Anderson Optometry and Vision Sciences
Glaucoma Research Laboratory Head Glaucoma Research Laboratory Jonathan Crowston
Surgery
Global and Cultural Mental Health Unit Head Associate Professor Harry Minas
Centre for Mental Health
Glucagon secretion in Type 1 diabetes Project Lead Associate Professor Tony Verberne Medicine and Radiology
Gregorevic laboratory: Muscle Research and Therapeutics Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Physiology
Growth factors and peptide mimetics Project Leader Dr Susan Northfield Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Gunnersen laboratory: Neuron development and plasticity Head of Laboratory Dr Jenny Gunnersen
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Health and Lifestyle Questionnaire Research Assistant Tessa Cutler Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Health outcomes in children conceived using Assisted Reproduction Technologies Professor David Amor Paediatrics
Healthy Ageing Program Group Leader Professor Cassandra Szoeke
Medicine and Radiology
Healthy Lifestyles Group Leader Professor David Castle
Psychiatry
Hearing but not listening: Using behavioural training in pre-clinical studies to test the ability to listen to complex sounds A/Prof James Fallon Medical Bionics Department
Hearing Neurosciences Senior Research Fellow Dr Karina Needham
Surgery
Hearing Regeneration and Protection William Gibson Chair of Otolaryngology Professor Stephen O'Leary
Heart health in people with long-term mental health problems Project Leader Associate Professor Bridget Hamilton Nursing
Hogan laboratory: Vascular developmental genetics and cell biology Head of Laboratory Professor Ben Hogan
Honorary Appointments’ Research Projects Surgery
How do Anti-Epileptic Drugs Work? Dr Chris French Medicine and Radiology
How do Anti-Epileptic Drugs Work? Project Lead Dr Chris French Medicine and Radiology
How do we protect hearing with advanced cochlear implant electrode arrays? Dr Christofer Bester Surgery
Hoyer laboratory: Translational neuroscience Head of Laboratory
Head of Department
Deputy Head, School of Biomedical Sciences Professor Daniel Hoyer

Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Hughes & Northfield laboratory: Drug design Joint Heads of Laboratory Associate Professor Tony Hughes & Dr Susan Northfield
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Human brain networks processing respiratory sensations Project Leader Professor Stuart Mazzone Anatomy and Neuroscience
Hypothalamic modulation of basal sympathetic activity Research Project Leader Professor Andrew Allen
Physiology
I-DECIDE: Trial of an online healthy relationship tool and safety decision aid for women experiencing domestic violence Project Leader Professor Kelsey Hegarty General Practice
Identification and Management of Hearing Disorders Associate Professor Gary Rance
Audiology and Speech Pathology
Identification and Management of Vestibular Disorders Dr Jessica Vitkovic
Audiology and Speech Pathology
Identifying factors that improve gastrointestinal function in Duchenne's muscular dystrophy Research Project Leader Professor Gordon Lynch
Physiology
Identifying novel cartilage proteins with new functions Project Leader Professor Amanda Fosang Paediatrics
Identifying Predictors of Death in Patients with Epileptic and Psychogenic Seizures Professor Terence O'Brien Medicine and Radiology
Imaging Project Leader Monique Stagnitti Medicine and Radiology
Imaging life events in acute conversion disorder Professor Richard Kanaan Psychiatry
Imaging Retinal Cells Human Unit Lab Director Associate Professor Andrew Metha
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Impedance triggered therapeutic intervention after cochlear implantation Dr Christofer Bester Surgery
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) Dr Anita Goh Psychiatry
Improve the diagnostic prediction of imaging measures in dementia and epilepsy Dr Vijay Venkatraman Medicine and Radiology
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 Professor Mingguang He Surgery
Improving clinical tests for diagnosis and management of vision loss (imaging and perimetry)
Improving delivery of RNA therapeutics Project Leader Dr Ken Pang Paediatrics
Improving mental health for young people in out-of-home care: Providing participatory evidence-based mental health care across services Director, Psychosocial Research Centre Professor Carol Harvey
Psychiatry
Improving mobility after traumatic brain injury with ballistic strength training A/Prof Gavin Williams
Physiotherapy
Improving speech understanding of cochlear implant users with neural dead regions Prof Colette McKay Medical Bionics Department
Improving stroke outcome through brain monitoring and electrical stimulation Dr Carli Roulston Medical Bionics Department
In vitro brain tumour model – studying epileptic seizure development and sensitivity to anti-cancer therapy Dr Chris French Medicine and Radiology
In vitro brain tumour model – studying epileptic seizure development and sensitivity to anti-cancer therapy Project Lead Dr Chris French Medicine and Radiology
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? Project Leader Dr Tamara May Paediatrics
Independent evaluation of the Victorian Safewards trial Project Leader Justine Fletcher
Centre for Mental Health
INDIGO Study: physical activity and goal-setting intervention for sedentary older adults at risk of cognitive decline Principal Researcher Professor Nicola Lautenschlager (Melbourne Site)
Psychiatry
Infant Discrimination and Early Acquisition of Language – the IDEAL study Principle Investigator Associate Professor Gary Rance Audiology and Speech Pathology
Innate immunity and neural injury Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Peter Crack Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Insulin on the Brain Research Project Leader Dr Garron Dodd
Physiology Research
Integrated Mental Health Research Program Leader A/Prof Victoria Palmer
General Practice
Integrative Neurophysiology Group Leader Associate Professor Tony Verberne
Medicine and Radiology
Intimate Partner Violence
Investigating biomarkers, clinical and cognitive symptoms in Huntington's disease and Alzheimer’s disease Dr Anita Goh Psychiatry
Investigating cardiovascular disease in Friedreich's ataxia using human induced pluripotent stem cells Dr Shiang (Max) Lim Surgery
Investigating the benefits of bilateral cochlear implants for children and young adults and developing evidence-based clinical management practices Dr Karyn Galvin Audiology and Speech Pathology
Investigating the electrophysiology of neuronal network dynamics Dr Andre Peterson Medicine and Radiology
Investigating the role of intracranial pressure in glaucoma Optometry and Vision Sciences
Investigation of systemic inflammation on symptoms, functional outcome and course of illness in psychotic disorders Dr Vanessa Cropley Psychiatry
Iron and Fatigue Dr Monique Stagnitti Medicine and Radiology
Isabelle Rouiller laboratory Associate Professor Isabelle Rouiller
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Ivanusic laboratory: Pain and sensory mechanisms Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Jason Ivanusic
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Joint hypermobility in functional neurological disorders Professor Richard Kanaan Psychiatry
Kaat Koort - Aboriginal Brain Health Study Indigenous Epidemiology and Health Unit Head, Associate Dean (Indigenous) for the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Professor Sandra Eades Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Keast & Osborne laboratory: Neural development, injury and pain Joint Heads of Laboratory Professor Janet Keast & Dr Peregrine Osborne
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Knowledge, Information & Learning Laboratory Laboratory Director A/Prof Daniel R Little
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Learning and Teaching Laboratory Optometry and Vision Sciences
Learning from skeletal muscles to develop new treatments for cancer Research Project Leader Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Physiology Research
Let's CHAT Dementia A/Prof. Dina LoGiudice Medicine and Radiology
Life-span Development Laboratory Laboratory Director Associate Professor Jeanette Lawrence
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Lifestyle and Prevention Project Leader Dr Edward Hill Medicine and Radiology
Lifestyle Factors and Cognitive Health Professor Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology
Lifestyle factors and effects on mood in elderly women Professor Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology
Lifestyle for Healthy Ageing Dr Alexandra Gorelik Medicine and Radiology
Link-me: A randomised controlled trial of a systematic model of stepped mental health care in general practice Link-me Trial Lead Investigator Professor Jane Gunn General Practice
Linking brain activity to behaviour: neural oscillations and cognition Dr Nigel Jones Medicine and Radiology
Lipoproteins and Cardiovascular Risk from Mid- to Late-life in Women Senior Research Fellow Alexandra Gorelik Medicine and Radiology
Live imaging of cellular signalling in vascular development and disease models Project Leader Professor Ben Hogan
Living an active life with Parkinson’s disease Project Leader Associate Professor Jennifer McGinley Physiotherapy
Longitudinal investigation of neurovascular dysregulation and capillary angiopathy in young people with diabetes Lab Director Associate Professor Andrew Metha
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Machine learning and neural networks in dementia and younger onset dementia. Dr Anita Goh Psychiatry
Macular Research Unit Professor Robyn Guymer
Surgery
Memory and Language Lab Laboratory Director Professor Simon Dennis
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Mapping cerebellar connectivity in neurodevelopmental disorders Professor Christos Pantelis Psychiatry
Mapping the distribution of angiotensin receptors in the brain Research Project Leader Professor Andrew Allen
Physiology
Mapping the process of care in spinal cord injury: a substudy of the ICED trial Group Leader Dr Peter Batchelor
Group Leader Dr Peter Batchelor
Medicine and Radiology
Mapping the proteome vulnerable to unfolding and aggregation under proteostasis stress A/Prof Danny Hatters Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Markers in Neuropsychiatric Disorders (MiND) study Prof Dennis Velakoulis Psychiatry
Massively Parallel Optical Imaging of Cognition Events in Neuronal Networks in Freely Behaving Mice Group leader Dr Chris French
Medicine and Radiology
Massively Parallel Optical Imaging of Cognition Events in Neuronal Networks in Freely Behaving Mice Dr Chris French Medicine and Radiology
Mature and developing synaptic transmission between defined classes of enteric neurons Research Project Leader Dr Jaime Foong
Physiology
Mazzone laboratory: Respiratory Sensory Neuroscience Head of Research Group Professor Stuart Mazzone
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Melbourne Clinic Research Psychiatry
Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance Congenital Deafness Flagship Professor David Amor Paediatrics
Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre Research Psychiatry
Melbourne Psychology and Ageing Co-leader A/Prof Christina Bryant
Co-leader A/Prof Kathryn Ellis
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Men's Health Unit Head Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Mental Health Head of Research Group Associate Professor Bridget Hamilton
Nursing
Mental Health Project Leader Professor Lorraine Dennerstein Medicine and Radiology
Mental Health Policy and Practice Unit Head Professor Jane Pirkis
Centre for Mental Health
Mental Illness Stigma Laboratory Head of Lab Dr Chris Groot
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Mice resistant to collagen degradation teach us about skeletal development and arthritis Project Leader Professor Amanda Fosang Paediatrics
Michael Parker laboratory Head of Laboratory and Director, Bio21 Institute Professor Michael Parker
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mid-Life Determinants of Health in Older Age Dr Kate Gregorevic Medicine and Radiology
Mike Griffin laboratory Head of Laboratory Dr Michael Griffin
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mindful Research Psychiatry
Mindfulness, cognitive processes and coping in chronic illness: insights from a study of joint replacement surgery Professor Peter Choong Surgery
Mindwise: A multifaceted intervention to improve mental health literacy in staff and students of a multi-campus university Project Leader Associate Professor Nicola Reavley
Centre for Mental Health
Mitochondria and Neurodegeneration Group Associate Professor Ian A Trounce Surgery
Modelling Epilepsy and Epilepsy Drug Effects–Computational Neuroscience Project Project Lead Dr Chris French Medicine and Radiology
Modellling severe childhood epilepsy Dr Snezana Maljevic Medicine and Radiology
Models of Service delivery for YOD around the world - aged care, mental health, or disability services? Dr Anita Goh Psychiatry
Molecular and biochemical analysis of novel disease variants in neurodevelopmental disorders A/Prof Jess Nithianantharajah Medicine and Radiology
Molecular mechanisms controlling lymphangiogenesis Project Leader Professor Ben Hogan
Montgomery laboratory: Metabolic Tissue Cross-Talk Head of Laboratory Dr Magdalene Montgomery
Physiology
Mood and Anxiety Disorders Laboratory Head of Lab Dr Litza Kiropoulos
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Moral Psychology Laboratory Laboratory Director Dr Simon Laham
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Morphometric analysis of a Dravet Syndrome mouse model. Dr Kay Richards Medicine and Radiology
Motor Control and Rehabilitation Group Leader Professor Mary Galea AM
Medicine and Radiology
Motor trajectories of children born <30 weeks’ gestation from birth to 5 years: early predictors and functional outcome Project Leader Dr Alicia Spittle Physiotherapy
Movement Disorders Audiology and Speech Pathology
Mueller laboratory: Visualising the immune system in action Head of Laboratory Professor Scott Mueller
Microbiology and Immunology
Multimodal imaging measures to improve dementia diagnosis Dr Vijay Venkatraman Medicine and Radiology
Multimorbidity in Ageing Project Leader Dr Kate Gregorevic Medicine and Radiology
Multimorbidity and ageing women Dr Alexandra Gorelik Medicine and Radiology
Murdoch Children’s Research Institute Genetics of Neurodisability Research Group Leader Professor David Amor
Paediatrics
Murray laboratory: Myelin biology Head of Laboratory Dr Simon Murray
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Musculoskeletal and Bone Health Project Leader Dr Raquel Pedrero-Chamizo Medicine and Radiology
National Vision Research Institute Lab Director Professor Michael Ibbotson
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Negotiation and Interactive Behaviour Laboratory Laboratory Director Professor Mara Olekalns
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Nerve transfers for restoration of upper limb function in tetraplegia Project Leader Dr Arthur Hsueh Centre for Health Policy
Neural Dynamics Laboratory Group Leader Dr Chris French
Medicine and Radiology
Neural Engineering and Brain Dynamics Co-Group Leaders Dr Dean Freestone & Dr Andre Peterson
Medicine and Radiology
Neural Mechanisms of Attention Optometry and Vision Sciences
Neural modelling of epileptic dynamics Dr Andre Peterson Medicine and Radiology
Neural modelling of epileptic dynamics Project Lead Dr Andre Peterson Medicine and Radiology
Neuro-immune interactions: Nerve pathways that control inflammation in the intestine Project Leader/Supervisor Dr Martin Stebbing Anatomy and Neuroscience
Neurocognitive Disorders Laboratory Laboratory Director Professor Sarah Wilson
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Neurodevelopmental Genomics Research Laboratory Head Professor John Christodoulou
Professor John Christodoulou
Paediatrics
Neuroepidemiology Unit Head Dr Sandra Neate Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Neuroimaging Group Leader Professor Patricia Desmond
Medicine and Radiology
Neurologic bases of hearing impairment Principle Investigator Associate Professor Gary Rance Audiology and Speech Pathology
Neurological rehabilitation Physiotherapy
Neuropsychological trajectories and Health outcomes across 20 years Dr Kate Gregorevic Medicine and Radiology
Neuroregeneration Professor Alice Pébay
Surgery
Neuroscience & Mental Health
Neuroscience & Psychiatry
Neurotrophins - how do they influence neural firing and ion channels? Senior Research Fellow Dr Karina Needham Surgery
Novel heteromeric receptors in gut control: ghrelin receptors and dopamine receptors working together Project Leader/Supervisor Professor John Furness & Dr Ruslan Pustovit Anatomy and Neuroscience
Novel technique to determine the pKA of clonidine at prejunctional α2-adrenoceptors in sympathetic transmission Project Leader Professor James Angus Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Obesity Dr Priya Sumithran
Medicine and Radiology
Ocular Biomarker Laboratory Lab Director Dr Christine Nguyen
Ocular Biomarkers, Bioenergetics and Angiogenesis Research Group Head of Laboratory Dr Peter van Wijngaarden
Surgery
Ocular Genetics Head, Ocular Genetics Professor Paul N Baird
Surgery
Ocular motor control mechanisms
Ocular Physiology Laboratory Lab Director Associate Professor Bang Bui
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Olfactory-focused cognitive training Dr Alex Bahar-Fuchs Psychiatry
Ophthalmic Epidemiology Group Professor of Ophthalmic Epidemiology Professor Mingguang He
Surgery
Optimising the Capability of the Allied Health Workforce within Cancer Prehabilitation Project Leader Professor Lynette Joubert Social Work
Optogenetics for precise neural stimulation A/Prof Rachael Richardson Medical Bionics Department
Optological Laboratory Lab Director Dr Andrew J Anderson
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Osteosarcopenia assessment in resource-limited settings Dr Jesse Zanker Medicine and Radiology
Oxidative stress and neural injury Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Peter Crack Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Pacemaker channels and brain excitability A/Prof Christopher Reid Medicine and Radiology
Pain and Cognition Neuroimaging Lab Director Natalia Egorova
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Parallel Pathways in Vision Optometry and Vision Sciences
Patient reported outcomes: getting the timing right Project Leader Chris Schilling Centre for Health Policy
Paul Gooley laboratory Head of Laboratory Professor Paul Gooley
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Perception and Pharmacology Laboratory Lab Director A/Prof Olivia Carter
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Perceptual Disturbance in younger onset dementia Dr Anita Goh Psychiatry
Performance Audiology and Speech Pathology
Personality Processes Laboratory Laboratory Director Associate Professor Luke D Smillie
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Phase 4 Evaluation of the Victorian Mental Health Interprofessional Leadership Network Nursing
Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Cognition in Ageing Women Dr Jesse Zanker Medicine and Radiology
Physical Appearance Research Team (PART) Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Point of Care Ultrasound Simulation Education Dr David Canty Surgery
Population Mental Health Unit Head Associate Professor Nicola Reavley
Centre for Mental Health
Postoperative Quality of Recovery Co-director Colin Royse
Surgery
Practice Research Program in Health and Mental Health Head of Research Group Professor Lynette Joubert
Social Work
Predicting the onset of dementia using Positron Emission Tomography Rob Williams Medicine and Radiology
Prevention and Recovery Care Director of the Centre for Mental Health Professor Jane Pirkis
Psychiatry
Prevention and Recovery Care Services (PARCS) Evaluation Project Leader Associate Professor Bridget Hamilton Nursing
Prognostic biomarker and therapeutic target discovery in stroke Project Leader Dr Jonathon Mangum Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Program Theory & Logic and the Monitoring & Evaluation Framework for Independent Mental Health Advocacy Service Project Leader Associate Professor Bridget Hamilton Nursing
PROSPER: PRevalence Of unwanted Sexual contact: Pursuing Early Recognition Project Leader Dr Laura Tarzia General Practice
Protecting the gut from the damaging consequences of obesity Project Leader/Supervisor Dr Rachel McQuade Anatomy and Neuroscience
Proteomic profiles of psychotic symptom severity Senior Research Fellow Dr Chad Bousman Psychiatry
Psychosis & Developmental Neuropsychiatry Professor Christos Pantelis Psychiatry
Psychosis and Sczhophrenia Chair of Psychiatry, St Vincent's Mental Health Unit, Department of Psychiatry University of Melbourne Professor David Castle
Psychiatry
Psychosocial Research Group Head of Group Professor Carol Harvey
Psychiatry
Pupillary Indicators of Fatigue Project Leader Associate Professor Larry Abel Optometry and Vision Sciences
Pébay laboratory: Stem Cell Disease Modelling Head of Laboratory Professor Alice Pebay
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Quality of Life Project Leader Dr Katherine Campbell Medicine and Radiology
Quantitative imaging in dementia Prof Patricia Desmond Medicine and Radiology
RAndomised trial to imProve the quality of lIfe of people with Dementia (RAPID) Principal Researcher rofessor Nicola Lautenschlager (Melbourne Site)
Psychiatry
Reconceptualising and supporting disaster recovery as growth Project Leader Professor Louise Harms Social Work
Reduction of Seclusion and Restraint in Mental Health Care Project Leader Associate Professor Bridget Hamilton Nursing
Refining the comprehensive geriatric assessment Prof. Andrea Maier Medicine and Radiology
Relaxin family peptide hormones Project Leader Associate Professor Tony Hughes Pharmacology and Therapeutics
RESEARCH
Research capacity building at Mind Australia Project Leader A/Prof Lisa Brophy Centre for Mental Health
Retinal imaging to enhance understanding of visual neurophysiology in health and disease
Retinal structure and function in ageing and disease Project Leader Dr Michael Pianta Optometry and Vision Sciences
Retinal Structure and Function Laboratory Lab Director Dr Michael Pianta
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Rett Syndrome and related genes Project Leader Dr Nicole van Bergen Paediatrics
Reversible silencing of the cochlea A/Prof Rachael Richardson Medical Bionics Department
Risk identification and Risk Assessment Framework Project Leader Professor Kelsey Hegarty General Practice
Rutar laboratory: Ocular Neuroimmunology Head of Laboratory Dr Matt Rutar
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Saccadic Eye Movements Associate Professor Larry Abel Optometry and Vision Sciences
Safe Mothers, Safe Babies - Promoting safety and early parenting in high-risk relationships Director, Centre for Women's Mental Health, Royal Women's Hospital Professor Louise Newman
Psychiatry
Safe resumption of high-level mobility and cardiovascular fitness following traumatic brain injury Ms Sara Aldous
A/Prof Gavin Williams
Physiotherapy
Safety and feasibility trial of immediate cooling followed by early decompression in patients with cervical SCI; a substudy of the ICED trial Group Leader Dr Peter Batchelor Medicine and Radiology
Satellite imaging technology to detect the early signs of glaucoma and Alzheimer’s disease in the retina A/Prof Peter van Wijngaarden Surgery
Saunders laboratory: Developmental neuroscience and neurotrauma Head of Laboratory Professor Norman Saunders
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Saving Brain and Changing Practice in Stroke Project Lead Professor Stephen Davis Medicine and Radiology
Saving Sight Through Novel BioTech Innovations for Inherited Retinal Disease Optometry and Vision Sciences
Screening for Prevalence of Illicit Toxins in the emergency department: Mapping pathways to care Project Leader Professor Marie Gerdtz Nursing
Self-help for Depression and Diabetes-related Distress in People With Type 2 Diabetes (SpringboarD) Project Leader (University of Melbourne) Professor Jane Gunn General Practice
Serious adverse events notification Project Leader Justine Fletcher
Centre for Mental Health
Sexual Abuse and Family Violence: SAFE Research Program Leader Professor Kelsey Hegarty
General Practice
Single pulse electrical stimulation for epilepsy monitoring and tuning of DBS therapy Dr Dean Freestone Medicine and Radiology
Single pulse electrical stimulation for epilepsy monitoring and tuning of DBS therapy Project Lead Dr Dean Freestone Medicine and Radiology
Sleep Laboratory Laboratory Director Prof Amy Jordan
Laboratory Director Dr Christian L Nicholas
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Smart wearable devices monitoring of intensive care patients Prof Bernard Yan
Social Action Laboratory Laboratory Director Professor Yoshihisa Kashima
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Social Affective Neurodevelopment (SAND) Associate Professor Sarah Whittle Psychiatry
Social and physical activities in ageing women Dr Jesse Zanker Medicine and Radiology
Social connectedness and health Unit Head Professor Jodie McVernon Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Social Networks Laboratory Director Dr Johan Koskinen
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Social/Personality Laboratory Director Professor Nick Haslam
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Sodium Channels in Epilepsy Group leader Dr Chris French
Medicine and Radiology
Sodium Channels in Epilepsy Dr Chris French Medicine and Radiology
Sodium Selenate as a Disease Modifying Treatment for Probable Behavioural Variant Front-temporal Dementia Professor Terence O'Brien Medicine and Radiology
Spotlight Project Principal Research A/Prof Katherine Johnson Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
St Vincent's Mental Health Research Psychiatry
Stamp & Hao laboratory: Development of the enteric nervous system Joint Heads of Laboratory Dr Lincon Stamp & Dr Marlene Hao
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Stentrode: Tissue Response to Endovascular Stimulation Dr Sam John Medicine and Radiology
STOP MS Study Unit Head Dr Sandra Neate Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Stroke Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Peter Crack Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Stroke assessment with multi-modal imaging Dr Vijay Venkatraman Medicine and Radiology
Stroke Imaging and Treatment Group Leader Professor Bruce Campbell
Medicine and Radiology
Stroke Research Group Group Leader Professor Stephen Davis
Medicine and Radiology
Structural biology of proteins involved in mental illnesses Prof Michael Parker Medicine and Radiology
Structural Neurobiology Professor Michael Parker Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Studying brain-behaviour relationships during adolescence Associate Professor Sarah Whittle Psychiatry
Subcortical Cognitive Dysfunction Laboratory Laboratory Director Dr Jacqueline Anderson
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) Project Lead Associate Professor Doug Crompton Medicine and Radiology
Survey of High Impact Psychosis (SHIP) Director, Psychosocial Research Centre Professor Carol Harvey
Psychiatry
Synthesising, dismantling and optimising cognitive interventions Dr Amit Lampit Psychiatry
Systems Neuropsychiatry Associate Professor Andrew Zalesky Psychiatry
Taking the “Guesswork” Out of Glaucoma Clinical Management with Novel Imaging Dr Zhichao Wu Surgery
Targeting microglia in neurodegenerative diseases Professor Michael Parker Medicine and Radiology
Testing nanoengineered drug delivery systems to treat hearing loss Dr Niki Gunewardene Medical Bionics Department
The amyloidogenic protease inhibitor Cystatin C in health and disease Prof Jose Villadangos Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The Collaborative AuTism Study (CATS) Professor Ingrid Scheffer
Medicine and Radiology
The CORE Study Principal Investigator A/Prof Victoria Palmer General Practice
The effect of anxiety on cardiovascular risk in healthy ageing women Professor Cassandra Szoeke Medicine and Radiology
The effect of intraocular pressure on retinal ganglion cell function Project Leader Dr Andrew Anderson Optometry and Vision Sciences
The emotional and social burden of caring for a young child with complex health needs Project Leader Professor Louise Harms Social Work
The Enteric Neural Circuitry Activated During Bacterial-toxin Induced Diarrhoea Research Project Leader Dr Jaime Foong Physiology
The feasibility of smart-phones in the early detection of cerebral palsy Project Leader Dr Alicia Spittle Physiotherapy
The gastrointestinal complications of Parkinson's Disease Project Leader/Supervisor Dr Rachel McQuade Anatomy and Neuroscience
The heart as a central player in tissue cross-talk Research Project Leader Dr Magdalene Montgomery
Physiology Research
The HOLISM Study Professor George Jelinek Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The impact of classroom environment on auditory comprehension and academic progress Principle Investigator Associate Professor Gary Rance Audiology and Speech Pathology
The influence of sleep on brain development and psychopathology over adolescence Dr Vanessa Cropley Psychiatry
The link between cardiovascular disease and neurodegeneration – focus on Alzheimer’s disease Project Leader Associate Professor Christine Wright Pharmacology and Therapeutics
The long-term effects of conductive hearing loss Principal Investigator Ms Kelley Graydon Audiology and Speech Pathology
The Mating Market and Human Competition
The MSOC Study PhD Candidate William Bevens Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The neurobiology of anxiety across development and sex Associate Professor Sarah Whittle
The Neuropsychiatry of Androgen Deprivation Chair of Psychiatrry Austin Health Professor Richard Kanaan
Psychiatry
The Psychology of Beauty and Sexualization
The QUAL MS study Associate Professor Sandra Neate Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The relationship between cognitive impairment seen in chronic mental illness and dementia - what can mortality information tell us? Dr Samantha Loi Psychiatry
The role of an aggrecan 32mer fragment in developing osteoarthritis Project Leader Professor Amanda Fosang Paediatrics
The role of endolymphatic hydrops after cochlear implantation Dr Hayden Eastwood Surgery
The Role of enteric neurons in gastrointestinal symptoms associated with Autism Spectrum disorders Research Project Leader Dr Elisa Hill-Yardin Physiology
The role of fixational eye movements in spatial vision Project Leader Dr Andrew Anderson Optometry and Vision Sciences
The role of microglial cells in epilepsy A/Prof Nigel Jones Medicine and Radiology
The role of the ubiquitin proteasome system in schizophrenia Group Leader Professor Ian Everall Psychiatry
The Stand Up & Go Study: Physical activity and sitting time reduction program for older community members Principal Researcher Professor Nicola Lautenschlager (Melbourne Site)
Psychiatry
The Target-D Trial Project Leader Professor Jane Gunn General Practice
The treatment of the brain tumour glioblastoma (GBM) Dr Peter J Wookey Medicine and Radiology
Therapeutic Innovations in Affective Disorders Healthscope Chair of Psychiatry Professor Chee Ng
Psychiatry
Time in Brain and Behaviour Laboratory Principle Investigator Dr. Hinze Hogendoorn
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Tissue communication in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NALFD) and liver fibrosis Research Project Leader Dr Magdalene Montgomery
Physiology Research
Towards a patient-specific examination of epileptogenesis Prof Mark Cook Medicine and Radiology
Towards a patient-specific examination of epileptogenesis Project Lead Dr Andre Peterson Medicine and Radiology
Trans Health Research Dr Ada Cheung
Medicine and Radiology
Transcriptional profiling of sensory neurons Project Leader Professor Stuart Mazzone Anatomy and Neuroscience
Transoesophageal echoardiography in cardiac surgery Co-director Colin Royse
Surgery
Trauma Anxiety and Stress (TAS) Lab Director Professor Kim Felmingham
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Trauma Recovery and Resilience Research Program Professor Lou Harms
Social Work
Traumatic brain injury Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Peter Crack Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Trying to stop Sudden Unexpected Death in EPilepsy (SUDEP) Associate Professor Christopher Reid Medicine and Radiology
Twin and Family Registry Management Unit Head Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Twins Research Australia Unit Head Professor John Hopper Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Twitplat and Locatarithm
UDP - Victoria Project Leader Professor John Christodoulou Paediatrics
Ultrasound Education Group Co-director Professor Colin Royse
Co-director Professor Alistair Royse
Surgery
Understanding changes in auditory processing from noise induced hearing loss A/Prof Andrew Wise Medical Bionics Department
Understanding differences in outcomes of cochlear implants Prof Colette McKay Medical Bionics Department
Understanding how membrane-less organelles form with optogenetic tools A/Prof Danny Hatters Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Understanding how the ATPase p97 functions at molecular level Associate Professor Isabelle Rouiller Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Understanding how the brain processes combined electrical and acoustic stimulation A/Prof James Fallon Medical Bionics Department
Understanding metabolic cross-talk in health and disease - Focus on type 2 diabetes and fatty liver Research Project Leader Dr Magdalene Montgomery
Physiology Research
Understanding progressive vision loss in the eye disease glaucoma Project Leader Dr Andrew Anderson Optometry and Vision Sciences
Understanding the aetiology of hypertension Research Project Leader Professor Andrew Allen
Physiology
Understanding the hearing loss caused by cochlear implantation Dr Christofer Bester Surgery
Understanding the neural basis of decision-making under uncertainty A/Prof Jess Nithianantharajah Medicine and Radiology
Understanding the outcomes, including their language, participation and quality of life, of children with autism Project Leader Prof Katrina Williams Paediatrics
Understanding the role of angiotensin in the rostral ventrolateral medulla Research Project Leader Professor Andrew Allen
Physiology
Understanding the role of blood pressure, vascular autoregulation in ageing and glaucoma Optometry and Vision Sciences
Undestanding trajectories and biological underpinnings of children with autism who lose skills Project Leader Veronica Rose Paediatrics
Unravelling the mysteries of E3 ubiquitin ligase in regulating skeletal muscle size and function Research Project Leader Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Physiology Research
Use of Connexin43 peptides as a treatment for glioma Dr Stanley Stylli Surgery
Use of Risperidone in HD Dr Anita Goh Psychiatry
Use of tools to detect medication related problems in emergency departments Professor Elizabeth Manias Psychiatry
Using light to control brain activity Prof Nigel Jones Medicine and Radiology
Using MRI to examine the human auditory brainstem Senior Research Fellow, Senior Lecturer Dr Bryony Nayagam Audiology and Speech Pathology
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 Project Leader Dr Kristine Egberts Paediatrics
Using the eye as a window into Alzheimer’s disease
Utilizing technology to optimise ADHD care Professor Dave Coghill Paediatrics
Validation of a rapid neurological assessment of spinal cord injury (SPEED): a substudy of the ICED trial Group Leader Dr Peter Batchelor
Group Leader Dr Peter Batchelor
Medicine and Radiology
Vascular Health Project Leader Professor Philippe Lehert Medicine and Radiology
Virtual Reality Surgery Simulation Professor Stephen O'Leary
Surgery
Vision and Attention Laboratory Laboratory Director Professor Philip L Smith
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Vision in migraine
Vision Optimisation Laboratory Dr Lauren Ayton Optometry and Vision Sciences
Vision Optimisation Unit Laboratory Director Dr Lauren Ayton
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Vision, Cognition and Behaviour Lab Laboratory Director A/Prof Piers Douglas Howe
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Visual and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory Lab Director Professor Trichur Vidyasagar (Sagar)
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Visual Attention, Reading & Dyslexia Optometry and Vision Sciences
Visual Functions Laboratory Prof Algis Vingrys
Optometry and Vision Sciences
Understanding visual processing in aging and development
Visualising electrode activity for the bionic eye Dr Matt Petoe Medical Bionics Department
Vitamin C concentrations following aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage Associate Professor Adam Deane Medicine and Radiology
Vitamin D deficiency and balance Dr Monique Stagnitti Medicine and Radiology
Watt laboratory: Metabolism and Diabetes Head of Laboratory Professor Matthew Watt
Physiology
What workplaces can do to improve mental health Project Leader Associate Professor Nicola Reavley
Centre for Mental Health
When might the brain go wrong: the role of immune cells at critical time-points during development Professor Christos Pantelis Psychiatry
White matter imaging in the aging brain Dr Chris Steward Medicine and Radiology
Wilkinson-Berka laboratory: Retinal vascular biology and inflammation Head of Laboratory Professor Jennifer Wilkinson-Berka
Anatomy and Neuroscience
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 Primary Investigator Professor Kelsey Hegarty General Practice
Younger-onset dementia - carer mental health and service use. Dr Samantha Loi Psychiatry
‘No evidence of disease activity’ in assessing the risk of conversion to secondary progressive multiple sclerosis Dr Sifat Sharmin Medicine and Radiology
“Glass Brain” 3D brain mapping in health and disease. Dr Kay Richards Medicine and Radiology

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