Biomedical Research Themes
The School’s diverse research themes provide opportunities for you to conduct research in areas of importance and personal interest. This multidisciplinary approach brings together researchers from the social sciences, epidemiology and public health, preventive, clinical and primary care medicine and from basic and applied sciences.
Cancer in Biomedicine
Characterising the molecular mechanisms responsible for cancer progression, predisposition and resistance to treatment.
Focusing on the impact of diseases and adverse impact on cardio-respiratory function.
Researching cell signaling pathways and their importance in conveying information among cells to assist in understanding the development of a variety of human diseases.
Cellular Imaging & Structural Biology
Applying cellular imaging and structural biology expertise across a wide range of biomedical research programs. Platforms include fluorescence, live imaging, 2-photon imaging, transmission and scanning electron microscopy as well as whole body imaging and imaging mass spectroscopy.
Infection & Immunity
Focusing on the mechanisms of infection and immunity and development of new ways to control and treat infectious diseases - from molecular analysis of bacterial and viral infections to the development and function of the immune system.
Molecular Mechanisms of Disease
Modelling human diseases in experimental systems and analysing cells and tissues to gain insights into the underlying fundamental mechanisms of a range of diseases affecting the nervous system, respiratory system, muscle diseases and infectious disease.
Seeking to understand fundamental biological mechanisms in order to develop new treatments for injury and disease states, across neuroscience, cell and developmental biology, and anatomical sciences.
Characterising cellular and molecular mechanisms that underlie stem cell behaviour in development and disease, leading to the identification and characterisation of innovative biomarkers and therapeutic targets.
Making quantitative measurements and computational analysis of the interacting components in systems biology using genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, metabolomics and mass spectrometry.
Therapeutics & Translation
The translation of discoveries in Biomedical Sciences across clinical and commercial settings.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Bringing together teaching specialists and academics across the School focused on improving student learning, outcomes, experiences and engagement across the biomedical sciences.
Research Projects by theme
Our researchers are undertaking world-class research across a wide range of health and social issues in a diverse range of settings.