Cognition and Development in Infants and Children with Chronic Liver Disease
Dr J Day
31 December 2018
Supervisors. Dr Jemma Day, Dr Grainne McAlonan and Dr Jonathan Muircheartaig, Prof Anil Dhawan. Covert hepatic encephalopathy (CHE), a spectrum of neuropsychological problems of patients with chronic liver disease (CLD), is caused by an accumulation of toxic substances that are normally removed by the liver.
Using organoid models to better understand liver immunology
Prof G Ahlenstiel, Dr S read
Applications accepted all year round
Applications are currently being accepted for a 3 year PhD project in the immunology of Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) at Western Sydney University Blacktown and the Westmead Institute for Medical Research.
Precision healthcare - A novel diagnostic platform to detect liver cancer biomarkers in urine
Dr A Salehi Reyhani, Prof S Taylor-Robinson
31 January 2019
Hepatocellular carcinoma, or liver cancer, is the 6th most common cause of cancer but the 2nd biggest cancer-killer globally. In this highly multidisciplinary project, you will help develop new methods for the detection of liver cancer at the point-of-care based on our pioneering work in miniaturised diagnostics.