Researcher

Dr Blake John Cochran

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

The objective of my research is to characterise the role of cholesterol in the mechanisms of disease development and progression. Whilst cholesterol is a fundamental constituent of animal cells, impaired cholesterol homeostasis plays a critical role in the development and pathogenesis of diabetes, atherosclerosis and obesity. My research utilises novel animal models, in vitro systems and translational research approaches to answer important...view more

The objective of my research is to characterise the role of cholesterol in the mechanisms of disease development and progression. Whilst cholesterol is a fundamental constituent of animal cells, impaired cholesterol homeostasis plays a critical role in the development and pathogenesis of diabetes, atherosclerosis and obesity. My research utilises novel animal models, in vitro systems and translational research approaches to answer important medical questions

 

Accepting applications to supervise Honours, PhD, ILP and Undergraduate Internship (eg SOMS3001) students. 

Current Students
Bikash Manandhar - PhD 
Thomas King - BMedSci Honours
Veronica Turong - BMedSci Honours
Shivam Patel - BMedSci Honours
Angela Li - BMedSci Honours
Wei Jack Ang - Medicine ILP
Bradley Tucker - Medicine ILP

Previous Students
2015 - Praween Senenyake - BMedSci Honours. Currently studying Medicine at Western Sydney University, Masters of Clinical Epidemiology at University of Sydney
2016 - Sumaya Mozumder - B MedSci Honours 
2017 - Alexander Dupuy - BMedSci Honours. Currently Research Assistant at Heart Research Institute, Sydney
2017 - Maybelle Ling Hoon - Medicine ILP
2018 - Yong Chang Lai - BMed(Hons)
2018 - Wei Ting Tan - Medicine ILP
2018 - Rebecca Metzger - Medicine ILP
2018 - Ishbel Henderson - Exchange student SOMS3001


My Research Supervision


Supervision keywords


Areas of supervision

Undergraduate Intern, ILP, Honours, Masters, PhD

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Location

Room 415, Level 4 East, Wallace Wurth Building
School of Medical Sciences
UNSW Australia 2052

Contact

(02) 9385 2910