Current projects

Current research projects including basic science, departmental and collaborative research projects, which include:

  • Cyanotic congenital heart disease- the role of nitrogen species in adaptation to hypoxaemia
  • T-Rex- Neurodevelopmental outcome after sevoflurane versus dexmedetomidine/remifentanil anaesthesia in infancy: a randomised controlled trial (Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne and multinational consortium)
  • General anaesthesia in early life: effect on child cognitive and development outcomes (Menzies Centre, University of Sydney)
  • Multicentre isoelectric EEG study (Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and  multinational collaborative)
  • 3D Printed Airways for Paediatric Anaesthesia – collaboration with Monash University
  • Perioperative Immersive Experiences: The PIE Study
  • Children’s Co-Creation of Virtual and Augmented Reality Experiences for Peri procedural Care
  • Changes in cerebral mitochondrial oxygenation during paediatric and adult cardiac surgery (University College London, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane collaboration)
  • Multiple smaller research projects and audits 
  • Malignant hyperthermia – diagnosis and research