Celebrating FHMRI Graduates


Flinders Health and Medical Research Institute (FHMRI) graduates have demonstrated exceptional dedication and commitment to research in pursuing their Doctor of Philosophy and Honours degrees.

Their tireless efforts and rigorous research have contributed significantly to the advancement of healthcare and medical knowledge. Masters students also completed degrees that combined coursework and research. Congratulations to all graduates for their remarkable achievements!


Wayne Joseph Dimech

Principal Supervisor: Dr Dusan Matusica

By thesis entitled: The Standardisation and Control of Testing for Infectious Diseases


Joshua Gregory Dubowsky

Principal Supervisor: Professor Jill Carr

By thesis entitled: Dysregulation of Complement Factor H During Dengue Virus Infection in vitro


Bridget Milky

Principal Supervisor: Associate Professor Cedric Bardy

By thesis entitled: Developing new monolayer culture conditions to increase adhesion, survival and maturation of hPSC-derived neuronal models


Reham Mounzer

Principal Supervisor: Professor Janni Petersen

By thesis entitled: Investigating the metabolic regulation of small extracellular vesicles in colorectal cancer


Jesse Lee Parker

Principal Supervisor: Associate Professor Andrew Vakulin

School of Study: University

By thesis entitled: Investigating obstructive sleep apnea, sleep macroarchitecture, and quantitative electroencephalographic markers of cognitive function


John Robert Salamon

Principal Supervisor: Professor David Lynn

By thesis entitled: Modelling Tumour Heterogeneity with Patient-Specific Networks


Mistyka Simone Schar

Principal Supervisor: Professor Taher Omari

By thesis entitled: Characterisation of Dysphagia in Diverse Populations using Pharyngeal High-Resolution Manometry with Impedance


Karthigesh Sree Raman

Principal Supervisor: Professor Joseph Selvanayagam

By thesis entitled: Utiliy of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance in the Assessment of Myocardial Dysfunction in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension




  • Caitlin Elizabeth Allman (First Class)
  • Georgia Bourlotos (First Class)
  • Dayna Ann Faraonio (First Class)
  • Samuel Lee Furler
  • Laura Jayne Gantley (First Class)
  • Anastasia Jasinski (First Class)
  • Gabriel Wasyl Olec Kolopelnyk
  • Bao Thien Le (First Class)
  • Ella Rose McDonald (First Class)
  • Jacob Peter Mcgaughran (First Class)
  • Caitlin Rebecca Minervini (First Class)
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