Field:

  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmacology

Location: St Lucia

Type of Student: MPhil or PhD or volunteer

Type of work: Clinical work, Literature review, Statistical analysis, Wet lab work 

Although many people with epilepsy can be successfully treated with drugs or surgery, about 45% still suffer from seizures. To this end the laboratory is seeking new metabolic treatments to improve energy metabolism in the epileptic brain and to prevent seizures and protect against brain damage.
 

Prerequisite skills: Interest in energy metabolism and biochemistry

Time frame: Any time

Website: https://www.epilepsyqueensland.com.au/sites/www.epilepsyqueensland.com.au/files/EQI%20The%20Flame%20issue%202%20dietary%20therapies.pdf