Research areas of the School of Medical Sciences are multidisciplinary and problem-focused.
Comparative biochemistry researches the evolution of protein structure and function, evolution of thyroid hormone distribution, and non-standard animal models for investigating biochemical processes.
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Our research group is interested in the evolution of calcium regulating hormones and the roles in normal and tumour growth.
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Medical radiations is one of the most advanced and dynamic areas of clinical medicine today.
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The search for bioactive natural products is targeted at compounds with anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial, antiviral, antifungal and/or anti-tumour activity.
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Neuropharmacology and neuroinflammatory
Our research focus is gaining an understanding of the role of the central nervous system in diseases such as heart failure, obesity and diabetes and neuropathic pain.
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Skin biology and tissue repair
The focus of our research is concerned with the biology of the skin and its functions in response to UV exposure and wound repair.
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Thrombosis and vascular diseases
Our research aims to understand the cellular mechanisms of how blood clots are formed and what leads to stabilisation of blood clots.
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We are interested in the regulation of vascular tone, the influence of disease on vascular reactivity and potential pharmacological strategies to improve vascular function.
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A group of Australian toxicologists, risk assessors and material scientists formed the NanoSafe Australia network to address the occupational and environmental health and safety of nanomaterials.
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