Bioactive Discovery in Health and Ageing

The Group for Bioactive Discovery in Health and Ageing (GBDHA) is a multi-disciplinary research group conducting cutting-edge biomedical research. GBDHA is located within the School of Science and Technology at the University of New England. UNE has designated GBDHA a Group of Research Excellence within the university´s targeted strategic research priority of Rural Health.

Researchers within the group represent a range of disciplines within the biomedical sciences such as immunology, endocrinology, protein biochemistry, chemistry, physiology, exercise physiology and biophysics. Research is conducted on a range of projects including stress and depression, breast cancer, diabetes, hormonal regulation of ovulation, pregnancy and pre-term labour, neurophysiological and immune system interactions.

Professor Jim McFarlane, PhD
Group for Bioactive Discovery in Health & Ageing
School of Science & Technology
University of New England
Armidale, NSW 2351
Tel: +61 (0) 2 6773 3201
Fax: +61 (0) 2 6773 3267