Cancer, infectious diseases, diabetes and obesity can have devastating impacts on the individuals affected as well as the community as a whole. Our research aims to confront these diseases head-on to reduce this impact.
Associate head of school (Research)
Our researchers have access to facilities among the most advanced, well-equipped and innovative of their kind. These include the Metabolic Research Unit, Molecular Medicine Research Facility, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, HERB at Barwon Health, and the collaborative space at the Australian Animal Health Laboratory site.
Useful information for prospective students
Find out more about our research projects, scholarships, funding and what's happening at the School of Medicine and School of Life and Environmental Sciences.
Once you've taken a look at our projects, see what funding and research opportunities are available.
PhDs on the go at C-MMR
Currently there are exciting opportunities for new honours, PhD and postdoctoral researchers to join our team.
PhDs currently in progress include:
The role of HDAC-MEF2 interaction in metabolic disease
Kevin McEwen is studying a Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine.
Aptamer engineering for cancer medicine
Joanna MacDonald is studying a Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine.
Delivery of miRNA using genetically modified influenza virus
Yingju Xia is studying a Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine.