Ms Nurul Azrin Abd Rahman - PhD

Supervisors: Dr Christine Staatz, Professor Susan Tett

Project Title: Individualizing immunosuppressant therapy in autoimmune disease to improve patient outcomes

 

 

Mr Othman Ibrahim Al-Omair - PhD
Sponsored by the Ministry of Higher Education, Saudi Arabia

Supervisors: Dr Nyoman Kurniawan, Professor Ian Brereton, Professor Graham Galloway & Professor Maree Smith

Project Title: Development of magnetic resonance diffusion imaging at 16.4T for application to drug efficacy assessment in the suppression of progressive neurological degeneration in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis

 Ms Nagmeh Asvadi

Ms Naghmeh H. Asvadi  - PhD
International Postgraduate Research Scholarship | UQ Centenary Scholarship

Supervisors: Dr Pete Cabot, Professor Nick Shaw, Dr Amitha Hewavitharana, Dr Michael Morgan

Project Title: Biotransformation of endogenous opioid peptides within inflamed tissue; A study of their roles in analgesia and inflammation.

Mr Aaron Basing Mr Aaron Basing - PhD
Australian Postgraduate Award

Supervisors:
A/Professor Carl Kirkpatrick, Dr David Herd, A/Professor Bruce Charles and A/Professor Ross Norris

Project Title: Population PK/PD analysis of Fentanyl administered intranasally

 


Mr John Bassett - PhD

Supervisors: Professor Gregory Monteith, Professor Sarah Roberts-Thompson

Project Title: Genetically targeted calcium sensors and the assessment of the hallmarks of cancer in breast cancer cells

 

 

Miss Kim Bellamy - PhD

Supervisors: Dr Therese Kairuz, Dr Nataly Martini, Dr Remo Ostini

Project Title: Health literacy effects on the use of pharmacy services among refugees from the Horn of Africa

 

Ms Jacqui Bond Ms Jacqui Bond - PhD

Supervisor:
Dr Catherine Manathunga, Ms Caroline Steel & Professor Nick Shaw

Project Title: A qualitative exploration of the factors affecting engagement, learning and academic performance from the perspective of successful CALD (culturally and linguistically diverse) and non-CALD pharmacy students at a research-intensive Australian university
Ms Lu Cao - PhD
International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS)
UQ Centenary Scholarship

Supervisor:
Professor Tom Gonda

Project Title: Development of peptide inhibitors of the interaction between the Myb oncoprotein and the P300 coactivator as a possible treatment of myeloid leukaemia

Mr Stephen Chan - PhD

Supervisors: Dr Benjamin Ross, A/Prorfessor Ross McGeary, Dr Thiruma Arumugam, Professor Nick Shaw

Project Title: Development of drug-like polyphenols as disease-modifying drugs for Alzheimer's disease

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Ms Bernadette Chevalier - PhD
IPRS/ UQCent Scholar

Supervisors: Dr Neil Cottrell and Dr Gina Gujral

Project Title: Exploring the link between effective communication and medication adherence

Ms Judith Coombes - PhD

Supervisors: Dr Neil Cottrell, Dr Karen Whitfield

Project Title: Improving self-management of medications by patients receiving therapy for stroke prevention

 

Mr Girdhar Singh Deora - PhD

Supervisors: Dr Benjamin Ross, A/Professor Ross McGeary, Dr Thiruma Arumugam & Professor Nick Shaw

Project Title: Brain-targeted multi-functional molecules for the treatment of alzheimer's disease

 

Ms Vandana Deora - PhD

Supervisors: Dr Marie-Odile Parat, Dr David Sturgess, Dr Peter Cabot & Professor Nick Shaw

Project Title: Perioperative opioids and tumor growth and metastasis

 

Ms Jennifer Deuis 

Ms Jennifer Deuis - PhD
APA Scholarship

Supervisors:
Dr Pete Cabot, Dr Irina Vetter and Prof Richard Lewis

Project Title: Novel opioid peptides from inflammatory tissue for the treatment of pain

Ms Satish Natha Dighe - PhD
UQ International Scholarship (UQI)

Supervisors:
Dr Ben Ross and Dr Thiruma V Arumugam

Project Title: Development of polyphenols with drug-like properties for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease

Ms Rose Estafanos - PhD

Supervisors: A/Professor Kathryn Steadman & Professor Geoffrey Mitchell

Project Title: Formulation of pilocarpine treatment of xerostomia (dry mouth)

 

Mrs Siti Sarah Fazalul Rahiman - PhD

Supervisors: Dr Peter Cabot, Professor Nick Shaw, Dr Michael Morgan & Dr Paul Gray

Project Title: The immunomodulatory effects of Dyorphin A fragments on cytokine pathways

 

 

Ms Jane Fischer - PhD

Supervisors:
A/Prof. Alexandra (Zandy) Clavarino & Prof. Jake M. Najman

Project Title: Physical and Psychological Functioning and Drug Use: An Australian population based study

 

Mr Ian Fredericks - Masters

Supervisors: Dr Therese Kairuz, Dr Alexander Pudmenzky, Dr Laurence Suzanne Rosa Rossato & Dr Samantha Hollingworth

Project Title: The role of the Pharmacist in Optimising Antibiotic Use in the Community

 

Mr Fabio Pereira Gomes - PhD
International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS)
UQ Centenary Scholarship

Supervisors:
Dr Amitha Hewavitharana, Dr Karen Whitfield, Dr Pieter Koorts and Professor Nick Shaw

Project Title: Investigate the correlation between the levels of vitamins A, D and E in maternal serum and breast milk with infant serum levels

Mr Andy Hale Mr Andy Hale - PhD

Supervisors:
Associate Professor Lisa Nissen & Dr Ian Coombes

Project Title: The evaluation of the impacts of a doctor - pharmacist collaborative prescribing model on the management of HIV infected patients
  Ms Yaqin (Felicity) Han - PhD
Australian Postgraduate Award Industry (APAI)

Supervisors:
Dr Bruce Wyse, Professor Maree Smith, Dr Kristofer Thurecht and Professor Andrew Whittaker

Project Title: Sustained Release Biopolymer Delivery of a Pain Drug Candidate
Ms Sabariah Noor Harun - PhD
Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia Scholarship
 
 
Project Title: Disease Progression in Paediatric Cystic Fibrosis Patient
Ms Siti Yusrina Nadihah Jamaludin Ms Siti Yusrina Nadihah Jamaludin - PhD
Ministry of Higher Education Scholarship (Malaysia)

Supervisors:
Professor Sarah Roberts-Thomson, Professor Greg Monteith & Dr Amelia Peters

Project Title: Calcium Signalling Modifying Proteins as Targets for Breast Cancer Therapy
Mr Srinivas Kantham - PhD
Endeavour Scholarship

Supervisor:
Dr Ben Ross

Project Title: Development of peptide inhibitors to block neuronal uptake of soluble amyloid-beta peptide
Miss Samira Kahbbazi
UQ International Scholarship

Supervisor:
Dr Marie-Odile Parat

Project Title: The modulatory effect of morphine in tumor cell-macrophage interaction in the context of breast cancer
Mr Nemat Khan

Mr Nematullah (Nemat) Khan
UQ International Scholarship (UQI)

Supervisors: Professor Maree Smith and Dr Bruce Wyse

Project Title: Molecular and cellular insights to develop novel therapeutic targets for clinical management of multiple sclerosis-induced neuropathic pain

Mr Ganesh Kokil Mr Ganesh Kokil - PhD
UQ International Scholarship

Supervisors:
Dr Harendra Parekh & Dr Rakesh Veedu

Project Title: Development and delivery of novel modified siRNA-based therapeutics against type 2 diabetes
Mr Edward Lee - PhD
Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA)

Supervisor:
Dr Ben Ross

Project Title: Development of inhibitors of the neuronal uptake of toxic amyloid oligomers

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Ms Carolina Consuelo Llanos Paez - PhD
BECAS-CHILE (CONYCYT) Scholarship

Supervisor: Dr Stefanie Hennig

Project Title: Disease progression in paediatric cystic fibrosis patients

 

Ms Nicole Luk Ms Nicole Luk - PhD

Supervisors
: Professor Sarah Roberts-Thomson & Professor Greg Monteith

Project Title: Altered activity and/or expression of calcium transporters upregulated in specific cancers affect regulation of key calcium dependent transcription factors
 

 Mrs Yady Manrique Torres - PhD

Supervisors: A/Professor Kathryn Steadman, Dr Jason Stokes, A/Professor Lisa Nissen & Dr Julie Ann Cichero

Project Title: Quality use of medicines for patients with difficulties swallowing their medications: issues with crushing tablets and mixing with thickened fluids

 

 Mr David McDougall - PhD

Supervisors: Dr Bruce Green, Professor Jennifer Martin, Mr Elliott Playford

Project Title: A multi site prospective clinical trial of Bayesian dose individualisation software to more accurately predict voriconazole dosing within special patient populations

 

Ms Nahid Moghbel - PhD
Australian Postgraduate Award Scholarship (APA)

Supervisors:
A/Professor Kathryn Steadman and Dr Bomi Ryu

Project Title: Pituri: the chemistry of Australian Nicotiana species chewed for nicotine

 

Ms Nor Hidayah Mohd Taufek - PhD

Supervisors: Dr Karen Whitfield, Dr Amitha Hewavitharana, Professor Nick Shaw

Project Title: To investigate and identify the risk factors for trace element deficiency in full term and premature neonates

 

Ms Kelly Mulvogue - Masters

Supervisors:
Dr Alesha Smith, A/Prof. Ian Coombes, Dr Neil Cottrell, Dr Jason Roberts and Dr Shanthi Kanagarajah

Project Title: An evaluation of current prescribing practice in elderly patients

 

Mr Mannan Munim - PhD
UQ Research Scholarship (UQRS)
 
 
Project Title: Mental health of women and cardiovascular risk across their reproductive life course
 
Brooke Myers - MPhil

Supervisors:
Dr Karen Whitfield, A/Prof. Ian Coombes and Dr Peter Donovan

Project Title: A study to investigate and evaluate the impact of a clinical pharmacist on the safety and quality of the prescribing on a post take ward round.
Zeyad Nassar - PhD
IPRS/UQ Centenary Scholarship


Supervisor: Dr Marie-Odile Parat

Project Title: The role of caveolae proteins in prostate cancer angiogenesis

Mrs Samantha Nelis - PhD

Supervisors: Professor Nick Shaw, Dr Stefanie Hennig, A/Professor Carl Kirkpatrick, A/Professor Lisa Nissen

Project Title: Metabolism studies of banned drugs in racing animals

Ms Tan Hong Chau Nguyen - PhD
Mekong 1000 Project Scholarship
 
Supervisor: Dr Ben Ross
 
Project Title: Enzyme-responsive controlled release of drugs from silica nanoparticles
 

Ms Uyen (Thi-My-Uyen) Nguyen - PhD
APA Scholarship

Supervisors: A/Professor Neil Cottrell, Dr Adam La Caze

Project Title: Improving medication adherence in patients with chronic disease using targeted and tailored approach: a randomised controlled trial

  Ms Thi Thanh Thao Nguyen - PhD
Endeavour Scholarship

Supervisors:
Dr Amitha Hewavitharana, Dr Marie-Odile Parat & Prof. Nick Shaw

Project Title: Study of bio-active compounds in carica papaya

Ms Suvimol Niyomnaitham (Jesse) - PhD

Supervisor:
Dr Alesha Smith

Project Title: Do Safety warnings influence prescribing: A Case study using clopidogrel and proton pump inhibitors

Ms Coralie Ober - PhD

Supervisors: A/Professor Alexandra Clavarino, A/Professor Rosa Alati, Professor Jackob Najman

Project Title: The development of an Australian indigenous determined practice for research and program implementation in the management of alcohol and other drugs

Ms Preeti Pandey - PhD
IPRS/ UQCent Scholar

Supervisor: Dr Harendra Parekh

Project Title: Nano based formulations for topical delivery of single and combination therapeutics across biological membranes

Mr Saurabh Pandey
International Postgraduate Research Scholarship
UQ Centenary Scholarship

Supervisors: Dr Amitha Hewavitharana, Dr Marie-Odile Parat and Prof Nick Shaw

Project Title: Study of non polar bio-active compounds in Carica papaya

 

Meenakshi Pathak - PhD
University of Queensland Research Scholarship (UQRS)

Supervisors: A/Prof. Allan Coombes, Dr Mark Turner, Dr Ben Ross and Dr Cheryn Palmer

Project Title: Controlled delivery of novel antibacterials for treatment/prevention of sexually transmitted infections

Ms Champika Pattullo - Masters

Supervisors: Dr Karen Whitfield, Dr Mark Turner, Dr Cheryn Palmer

Project Title: A study to investigate the factors that influence the patients understanding of Warfarin after discharge from hospital

 

Mrs Elena Pera - PhD
International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS)
University of Queensland Centennial Scholarship (UQCent)

Supervisors: Prof. Greg Monteith, Prof. Sarah Roberts-Thomson & Dr Sally Firth

Project Title: Calcium signalling and the development of therapeutic resistance in breast cancer cells

Miss Nga Phan - Masters

Supervisors: Dr Peter Cabot, A/Professor Benedict Panizza, Dr Benjamin Wallwork

Project Title: Anti-inflammatory properties of novel marine extracts in in-vitro models of inflammation

 

Ms Pamela Pietrobon - PhD

Supervisors:
Associate Professor Lisa Nissen & Dr Louise Young

Project Title: How can innovative e-learning methods be effectively employed to cater for the educational needs of increasing numbers of medical graduates?

Mr Arjun Poudel

Mr Arjun Poudel - PhD
IPRS Scholarship

Supervisor:
Associate Professor Lisa Nissen

Project Title: A multi-centre intervention aimed at improving the safety and quality of prescribing for patients with congestive heart failure in Australian teaching hospitals

Chandramouli Radhakrishnan Mr Chandramouli Radhakrishnan - PhD
Australian Postgraduate Award

Supervisors:
A/Prof. Kathryn Steadman, A/Prof. Lisa Nissen & Dr Julie Cichero

Project Title: Medication swallowing issues in the community

Ms Prarthana Rewatkar - PhD
IPRS/UQ Centenary Scholarship

Supervisors:
Dr Marie-Odile Parat and Dr Harry Parekh

Project Title: The role of caveolae in chemical carrier-mediated cellular delivery

Ms Holly Ross
APA scholarship
 
 
Project TitleInvestigating the relationship between beliefs about medicines and non-adherence in patients with chronic disease using the repertory grid technique
  Ms Yassmin Samak - PhD
Australian Postgraduate Award

Supervisors: A/Professor Allan Coombes, Professor Tim Florin and A/Professor Andrew Barbour

Project Title: Controlled drug delivery to the colon

Ms Geeta Sandhu Ms Geeta Sandhu

Supervisors:
Dr Stefanie Hennig, Dr Sally Mapp and Dr Christine Carrington

Project Title: The impact of increasing patient weight on the dosing of high dose methotrexate chemotherapy in non-Hodgkin lymphoma

 Mr Priyank Shenoy - PhD

Supervisors: Dr Irina Vetter, Dr Arjun Muralidharan, Professor Maree Smith

Project Title: Establishment, optimization and characterization of a rat model of breast cancer induced bone pain

 

 

Mr Peter Smith - PhD

Supervisors: A/Professor Kathryn Steadman and A/Professor Zandy Clavarino

Project Title: Factors influencing complementary medicine selection by breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy

Mr Mohammad Soltani

Mohammad Soltani - PhD
UQ Research Scholarship and UQ International Research Tuition Award (UQRS/UQIRTA)

Supervisors: A/Professor Alexandra Clavarino & Dr Mohammad Reza Hayatbakhsh

Project Title: Patterns of subjective sleep quality and medicine use in middle-aged Australian women: Correlates, predictors and consequences

Ms Sonya Stacey

Ms Sonya Stacey - PhD
UQ Research Scholarship


Supervisors:
Dr Karen Whitfield, Dr Ian Coombes and Professor Claire Wainwright

Project Title: Building the paediatric health workforce and assessing the value to patients of advanced practice pharmacists

Ms Teneale Stewart - PhD
NHMRC Biomedical Scholarship

Supervisors:
Prof. Greg Monteith, Prof. Sarah Roberts-Thomson and Dr Amelia Peters

Project Title: Assessment of calcium signaling in breast cancer cells associated with epithelial-mesenchymal transition

 Mr Shahzad Hasan Syed

Mr Shahzad Hasan Syed - PhD
International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) and
UQ Centennial Scholarship (UQCent)


Supervisors:
Dr Therese Kairuz and A/Prof. Alexandra Clavarino

Project Title: Inter-professional Collaboration: Effects of Clinical Outcomes and Health-related Quality of Life among Patients with Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus

Mr Sachin Thakur


Sachin Thakur - PhD
APA Scholarship

Supervisors: Dr Harry Parekh & Dr Marie-Odile Parat

Project Title:
Development and evaluation of a novel delivery system for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration’

Ms Wendy Thompson - PhD

Supervisors: Dr Therese Kairuz, Dr Clair Hughes and Ms Christy Noble

Project Title: Exploring and addressing the challenges of preparing students to become life-long learners

Mr Karnaker Tupally

Mr Karnaker Reddy Tupally- PhD
UQ International Scholarship (UQI)

Supervisors: Dr Harry Parekh and Dr Defang Ouyang

Project Title: Design, synthesis and evaluation of bioreducible peptide-dendrimer formulations for gene delivery

Mr Suresh Kumar Veliyath
IPRS/UQ Centenary Scholarship

Supervisors: Dr Ben Ross

Project Title: Screening and lead optimization of molecules for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease

Dr Angela Williams - PhD

Supervisors:
A/Professor Bruce Charles, A/Professor Ross Norris, Dr Helen Liley & Dr Rod Hunt

Project Titlle: Pharmacokinetics of selected anticonvulsant medications in newborn infants with hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy undergoing treatment with therapeutic hypothermia

Ms Chin Lin Wong

Ms Chin Lin Wong - PhD

Supervisors:
Dr Bruce Wyse and Prof. Maree Smith

Project Titlle: Skin sensitisation prediction by using high throughput in vitro screening methods

Mr James Wood - PhD

Supervisor: A/Professor Kathryn Steadman
 
Project title:Implications of dormancy, provenance and storage on conservation and restoration of wild plant species”

Mr Ren-Ming (Mark) Yang - PhD
International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS)
UQ Centenary Scholarship

Supervisors:
Professor Tom Gonda and Dr Partha Mitra

Project Titlle: Role of the MYB oncogene and its targets in breast cancer stem cells.

Ms Kunsala Yapa - PhD
University of Queensland Research Scholarship (UQRS)

Supervisors:
Professor Greg MonteithProfessor Sarah Roberts-Thomson and Dr Amelia Peters

Project Titlle: Characterization of calcium channels and pumps as therapeutic targets in basal breast cancer

Ms Kathleen Yin - PhD

Supervisors:
Dr Irina Vetter and Dr Pete Cabot

Project Titlle: Understanding the fundamental molecular basis of sensory perception and pain

 

 

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