Explore the current MACH-Track PhD projects in the table below

OrganisationNameRoleDepartmentPrincipal SupervisorProject title
Western HealthEmma BoehmDoctorClinical PathologyA/Prof Richard TothillUtilising genomics for discovery of diagnostic and surveillance biomarkers in neuroendocrine neoplasms
Austin HealthMaitri MunsifDoctorMedicine (Austin Health)Prof Mark HowardTreatable traits and acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
General PracticeBrent VenningDoctorGeneral PracticeProf Jonathan EmeryA value-based analysis of diagnostic testing for cancer related symptoms in primary care
Victorian Comprehensive Cancer CentreThomas LewDoctorWEHIProf Andrew RobertsEnhancing venetoclax and other pro-apoptotic agents to improve outcomes for patients with haematological malignancies
Peter MacCallum Cancer CentreRyan McMahonDoctorPeter MacProf Shankar SilvaPredictive Outcomes of Combined Radio/Immunotherapy in Solid Organ Malignancies
Royal Children's HospitalMegan BallDoctorPaediatricsProf David ThorburnImproving the diagnostic pathway in children with suspected mitochondrial disorders
Austin HealthLuke FletcherDoctorCritical CareA/Prof Lachlan MilesThe development and validation of a physiological haemodynamic model of the right heart and pulmonary circulation for use in the perioperative period
Royal Melbourne HospitalMichael MosoDoctorInfectious DiseasesProf Sharon LewinNanoparticle and gene therapy approaches to HIV cure
Royal Children's HospitalFarrah RodriguesDoctorMCRIA/Prof Hazel ClothierUncovering the burden of youth onset Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Victoria
Royal Victorian Eye and Ear HospitalJason HaDoctorAnatomy & PhysiologyProf Jenny Wilkinson-BerkaUnderstanding the contribution of adaptive and innate immunity to RPE/choroidal dysfunction in diabetic retinopathy
Western HealthAlex BessonDoctorSurgery Western HealthProf Justin YeungUse of computed tomography multilevel body composition to predict chemotherapy toxicities and surgical outcomes in colorectal cancer treatment
Austin HealthNicola BurgessPhysiotherapistPhysiotherapyProf Linda DenehyInvestigating new models of care for prehabilitation in total hip and knee arthroplasty
Royal Women’s HospitalAnnabelle HugueninDoctorMelbourne School of Population and Global HealthProf Nancy BaxterDoctors as leaders: optimising the Australian Health Care System. Who leads, why do they lead, how do they lead?
Royal Children’s HospitalAsha JoisDoctorWEHIProf James MurphyUnderstanding epithelial barrier disruption and cell death patterns in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease
Austin HealthTalia ClohessyPhysiotherapistPhysiotherapyProf David BerlowitzThe therapeutic impact of acute intermittent hypoxia on people with chronic spinal cord injury
Royal Victorian Eye and Ear HospitalRoshan KarriDoctorOphthalmologyProf Peter Van WijngaardenDetecting Retinal Hypoperfusion using Hyperspectral Imaging and Deep Learning
Royal Melbourne HospitalPaul KinsellaDoctorMicrobiology & ImmunologyProf Ben HowdenDevelopment and implementation of a shotgun metagenomic- based approach for microbiome characterisation.
Royal Children’s HospitalIngrid SutherlandNurseNursingProf Fiona NewallRespite care for children with a severe neurological impairment - evaluation of the Australian system
General PracticeRochelle SleabyDoctorGeneral PracticeProf Lena SanciPreparing primary care for precision diabetes
Austin HealthStacey HaughtonPhysiotherapistPhysiotherapyProf David BerlowitzInvestigating alternative models of care for identifying and treating obstructive sleep apnoea in spinal cord injury