Field: Data analytics, Epidemiology, Genomics, Health services, Internal medicine, Kidney disease, Paediatrics, Pathology 

Location:  Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital 

Type of student:  Both types will be considered (i.e. you are flexible with your project/s) 

Type of work: Chart reviews, Clinical work, Literature review, Qualitative methods, Secondary data analysis, Statistical analysis, Systematic review, Wet lab work 

Brief synopsis: We have multiple research projects available for UQ students looking to do kidney genetics and genomics research, including: - IMPEDE-PKD Clinical Trial (Metformin in ADPKD) - HIDDEN Flagship (WGS in unexplained end stage kidney disease) - aCQuiRe Study (Fabry Disease screening in QLD kidney disease patients) - KidGen Renal Genetics Clinic Flagship (comprehensive longitudinal evaluation of multidisciplinary clinical care and genomics in nephrology) - Research and Functional Genomics in genetically unexplained inherited kidney disease - Renal Genetics Clinic/Service and Diagnostic Genomics Service Audit - Registry analyses of inherited kidney diseases - Imaging, multi-omics and immune interactions with kidney cells in inherited kidney disease, particularly ciliopathies and tubulointerstitial kidney disease In addition to these defined projects, we are excited to define new or additional projects tailored to a candidate’s skills and interests. We welcome PhD, MPhil, Hons and Undergraduate students looking to a research component, as well as student volunteers looking to do a short research project for laboratory or clinical experience. Research is undertaken across the RBWH (Herston) and IMB (St Lucia) campuses.

 

Supervisor

A/Prof Andrew Mallett

Nephrologist
Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital