Developing innovative animal and cell culture models to study and treat muscular dystrophies
Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
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Many neuromuscular disorders remain without adequate therapies due to a lack of suitable models in which to study mechanisms and test possible interventions. This research program combines novel gene- and cell-based approaches to generate new in vitro and in vivo models of neuromuscular disorders (including Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, and FacioScapulohumeral Dystrophy), in order to (a) study the underlying mechanisms of action and (b) devise novel therapeutic strategies.
A/Prof Paul Gregorevic, Head of Laboratory
Dr Kevin Watt, Research Fellow
Dr Jonathan Davey, Research Fellow
Dr Rachel Thomson, Senior Research Assistant
Dr Hongwei Qian, Research Fellow
Alaina Lee, Senior Research Assistant
Adam Hagg, PhD
Alastair Saunders, Masters
Jamie Ellis, Masters
This research project is available to PhD students, Masters by Research, Honours students, Master of Biomedical Science to join as part of their thesis.
Please contact the Research Group Leader to discuss your options.
View A/Professor Gregorevic's latest PubMed publications listing here
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