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Adjunct Professor David Haynes Bones; regulation of bone cell metabolism by cytokines; regulation of inflammation by cytokines; loosening of joint prostheses
Professor Sandra Hodge chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD]; emphysema; asthma; cell biology; novel therapies
Professor Shaun McColl Rheumatoid arthritis (molecular biology of, especially the role of chemokine networks in acute and chronic inflammatory processes); proteomics (study of proteins, links with cancer and other diseases); MS; multiple sclerosis; autoimmune diseases (molecular biology of, especially the role of chemokine networks in acute and chronic inflammatory processes); proteins (study of proteins, links with cancer and other diseases)
Professor Sarah Robertson reproductive biology and function; infertility (implantation failure, recurrent spontaneous abortion, uterine receptivity); embryo (in vitro culture, growth factors, IVF); Pregnancy (immunology of pregnancy, early pregnancy, embryo implantation, insemination and pregnancy, animal models)
Professor Chris Burrell HIV; AIDS; virus infections in humans; immunology; immunisation; flu; influenza; hepatitis; common viruses; Ebola
Professor Jennifer Couper Paediatrics; diabetes; endocrinology
Professor Rachel Gibson mucositis; supportive care in cancer; side effects of cancer treatment; anatomy, physiology and pathology of the gastrointestinal tract; oral mucosa; tertiary education
Professor Donald Howie Orthopaedics, ie hip & knee joint replacement and revision surgery; young adult hip disorders and early arthritis.
Professor Mark Hutchinson Neuroscience; Immunology; Pharmacology; Drug Addiction; Microglia; Cytokine; Chemokine; Pain; Reward; Opioid; Opiate; Alcoholism; Immunogenetics; Toll Like Receptor; Astrocyte; Drug Abuse; Glia; Inflammation; Drug Development; Analgesia; Pain killer; biophotonics; collaboration; science governance;
none registered Zoe Jordan Communication strategy; international collaboration in health research; health improvement; health improvement in developing countries; evidence based practice; evidence based healthcare; change management; systematic reviews; evidence synthesis; evidence/knowledge transfer; evidence utilisation/implementation
Professor Richard Logan Side effects of cancer treatment; Mucositis; Cancer (oral cancer); Oral and maxillofacial pathology
Professor Guy Ludbrook Drugs (anaesthetic, delivery); neuropharmacology; medical monitoring; intensive care; anaesthesia; anaesthetics; anaesthetic drugs; drug delivery
Professor Guy Maddern Surgery
Professor Sandy McFarlane post traumatic stress disorder; anxiety; trauma; PTSD; military; DSM-IV; psychophysiology; somatic; disasters; bushfire; bushfires; Ash Wednesday; psychology; psychiatry
Professor Tracy Merlin Evidence-based health care; Evidence-based health policy; Health technology assessment (HTA); systematic literature reviews; meta-analysis; Diagnostic tests;
Personalised medicine; Developing evidence-based clinical practice guidelines; Disinvestment methodology and processes
Professor Maree O'Keefe medical education; child health; consumer participation; community engagement
Professor Jeremy Thompson Embryology; reproduction
Professor Wayne Tilley Prostate cancer, breast cancer; hormones and other factors involved in ageing and cancer; development of resistance to cancer therapies.
Professor Gary Wittert endocrinology; obesity; diabetes mellitus; weight loss; men's health; androgens; erectile dysfunction; ageing.
Dr Adrian Abdo endothelial cells; endothelial dysfunction; cardiovascular disease; nitric oxide; free radicals; biochemistry; physiology; zinc; smoking; endothelin-1
Professor John Beltrame Coronary spasm; coronary microvascular disease; angina; ischaemic heart disease
Professor Peng Bi Climate change and population health; environmental epidemiology; infectious disease epidemiology
Professor Joanne Bowen mucositis; chemotherapy; radiotherapy; cancer; gut; intestine; transcriptomics; inflammation; rodent models of disease
Dr Femke Buisman-Pijlman addiction, individual differences in behaviour, neurobiology, oxytocin, social interaction, stress, alcohol, drugs, long-term impact early adversity, social neuroscience, neuroscience, online learning, professional development for health professionals
Ms Monique Chilver vaccination; influenza; surveillance; vaccine effectiveness; flu, respiratory viruses, infectious diseases; communicable diseases
Associate Professor Lyndsey Collins-Praino Neuroscience; Alzheimer's disease; Parkinson's disease; ageing; Neuroanatomy; Neuropathology; cognition; inflammation; memory; prevention of cognitive decline; dementia; Immunology; Pharmacology; drug development; preclinical trials; cytokine; astrocyte; microglia; dopamine; acetylcholine; adenosine; hippocampus; basal ganglia; neurochemistry; neurotransmitter release; women in science; community outreach; university teaching
Dr Richard Couper Paediatrics
Dr Brendon Coventry Melanoma; breast cancer; surgery; surgical oncology; vaccine treatment of cancer; skin cancer; immunology; immune system and cancer; cancer treatment; surgical complications; clinical skills; epidemiology
Professor Michael Davies Epidemiology, fertility, human reproduction, social structure, assisted reproduction, assisted reproduction technologies, birth defects from assisted reproduction
Mr Peter Devitt Upper gastrointestinal disease; laparascopic surgical techniques; medicine; surgery; antireflux surgery; reflux; endoscopy; cancer of the oesophagus; oesophagectomy
Professor Cherrie Galletly Memory; Working memory (and its effects on schizophrenia); schizophrenia among young people; schizophrenia; youth; academic psychiatry; PTSD; professional boundaries; obesity; medicolegal
Dr Mounir Ghabriel Multimedia in teaching the anatomy of the human body; blood vessels of the brain in health and disease; Blood-brain barrier, Head trauma

Cereral oedema in brain trauma research
Dr Mark Gibson Cell and molecular biology (of elastic fibres); congenital disorders of connective tissues; extracellular matrix biology
Professor Michael Gold Allergy; the immune system and cancer; paediatrics
Emeritus Professor Alastair Goss Cancer (oral); oral cancer; oral and maxillofacial surgery; trauma; dentistry; chronic face pain; dentistry (oral and maxillofacial surgery); bisphosphonates; osteonecrosis of the jaws (ONJ); ONJ; independent medicolegal assessment;
Professor Leonie Heilbronn Obesity; fasting; weight loss; nutrition; diabetes risk; developmental origins of disease; fat cells
Professor Gordon Howarth Animal models;gastrointestinal disease;bioactives;nutraceuticals;plant extracts;animal oils;probiotics;prebiotics;synbiotics;digestive health
Professor Glyn Jamieson Upper gastrointestinal disease; laparascopic surgical techniques; reflux disease; liver surgery; antireflux surgery; cancer of the oesophagus; oesophagectomy; upper gastrointestinal surgery
Adjunct Professor Jonathan Karnon cost-effectiveness analysis; health technology assessment; decision analytic modeling; quality improvement
Professor Declan Kennedy Pulmonary medicine; paediatrics; sleep studies; medicine; sleep
Dr Jaliya Kumaratilake Comparative anatomy; histology; electron microscopy; immunohistochemistry; reproductive biology
Dr Afzal Mahmood Community development; public health; health management information systems; health systems development; international health; reproductive health systems
Professor Jane Mathias Alzheimer's Disease; brain damage (cognitive and behavioural consequences); severe brain damage; mild brain damage; traumatic brain injury; neuropsychology; Parkinson's Disease; clinical neuropsychology (brain damage; traumatic brain injury; Alzheimer's Disease; Parkinson's Disease); psychology
Mr Paul McLiesh Orthopaedic Nursing Education & Practice
Associate Professor Julian McNeil musculoskeletal manifestations of diabetes
rheumatology
veteran cars (1900-1918)
Professor Vivienne Moore Research in social and behavioural influences on health and life-course perspectives; epidemiology
Associate Professor Renato Morona microbiology; bacteria; disease; molecular biology; lipopolysaccharides; outer memrbane proteins; virulence; bacterial pathogenesis; shigella; dysentery; salmonella;
Associate Professor John Moss Health economics and health services research
Dr Ian Musgrave Alzheimer's disease, neurodegeneration, neuropharmacology, amyloid, antioxidants, natural products as drugs, toxicology, toxicology of natural products, herbal medicine toxicology, molecular toxicology, molecular pharmacology, receptor structure and function, Pharmacology Teaching

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