General Medicine and Molecular Biotechnology
Professor Caryl Nowson
Nutrition related to hypertension and bone health.
Professor Aaron Russell
Mitochondrial development during exercise/disease, musculoskeletal health, muscle atrophy/hypertrophy.
Professor Rod Snow
Muscle metabolism during exercise – gender and age effects, muscle exercise performance, metabolism and fatigue.
Alfred Deakin Professor Michael Berk
Psychiatry, mood disorders, mental health treatment and outcomes, psychiatric epidemiology, biomarkers in mental health, primary prevention of mental illness.
Professor Soren Alexandersen
Professor David Ashley
Chair in Medicine (Barwon Health).
Professor Brendan Crotty
Prevocational and specialist medical education, and postgraduate medical training.
Alfred Deakin Professor Wei Duan
Nanomedicine, molecular pathology, early cancer detection, cancer stem cells, multi-drug resistance, lab-on-a-chip, aptamers, nanoliposomes, targeted cancer therapy and molecular imaging.
Professor Gerard Gill
Socio-economic determinants of health, health workforce, appropriate prescribing, care of the elderly in community settings, health of veterans.
Professor Glenn Guest
Surgical procedures and outcomes.
Professor Peter Harvey
Rural health, Chronic and complex disease, and problem gambling.
Professor Felice Jacka
Lifestyle-based treatment interventions for clinical depressive illnesses, the role of diet, physical activity and smoking as risk factors for the common mental disorders, population-based approaches to the prevention of mental health problems.
Professor Jagat Kanwar
Nanomedicine, immunology and aptamer technology, cancer, chronic inflammatory diseases.
Professor Tania de Koning-Ward
Microbiology, infection and immunity with particular emphasis on malaria pathogenesis.
Professor Richard Page
Shoulder conditions and shoulder replacement surgery, biomaterials assessment, epidemiology.
Professor Julie Pasco
The Geelong Osteoporosis Study, which generates evidence for defining the risk for osteoporosis and other chronic diseases, population-based cohort and case-control studies.
Professor John Stambas
Immune response following viral infection.
Professor Ken Walder
Gene regulation in diabetes and obesity.
Professor Alister Ward
Cytokin signalling, JAK-STAT-SOCS pathway, developmental biology, blood cell development, leukaemia, cancer biology, transcriptional regulation, infectious diseases, innate immunity.
Professor David Watters
Surgical audits and surgical outcomes.
Associate Professor Ross Carne
The effects of educational environment on course outcomes.
Associate Professor Jeffrey Craig
Epigenetics, early life origins of chronic disease
Associate Professor Tamsyn Crowley
Bioinformatics, biomarkers, microRNA, NGS, Pigeon milk
Associate Professor Sean McGee
Metabolic disease, obesity, diabetes signaling and transcription.
Associate Professor Lana Williams
Dr Karen D'Souza
Doctor Patient Theme: communicating with patients, obtaining a medical history, clinical examination, appropriate investigation and the performance of clinical procedures.
Dr Rupinder Kanwar
Immunology, molecular biology and nanotechnology, cancer, chronic inflammatory disease.
Dr Rob MacGinley
Hypertension, diet and disease, acute renal failure in ICU, chronic renal failure, elderly dialysis, vascular biology, clinical medicine.
Dr Janet McLeod
Gene expression in cardiovascular and appetite regulation and stress.
Dr Nicole Stupka
Selenoprotiens, oxidative and ER stress responses in skeletal muscle metabolism and regeneration. Role of extracellular matrix remodelling in skeletal muscle regeneration.
Associate Professor Tim Baker
Rural emergency medicine, health literacy.
Professor Susan Brumby
Farmers' health and wellbeing.