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Barwon Health / Research

(03) 4215 0000

Research Support Unit

The Barwon Health Research Support Unit provides laboratory science management and clinical trial support to a range of research programs and departments within Barwon Health, as well as significant collaborations with co-located Deakin University research staff.

The team works to help with the translation of clinical needs into research investigations, while providing support for clinical staff in research design, data analysis and research publications.

The Research Support Unit maintains the GCEID laboratory and the Barwon Infant Study biobank and database.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Bone cell biology
  • Molecular biology
  • Protein chemistry/quantitation
  • Cell culture
  • Flow cytometry/cell sorting
  • DNA extraction
  • Microbiome studies

Research Support Unit Staff

Dr Jason Hodge – Laboratory Manager/Senior Scientist


Dr Luba Sominsky – Senior Scientist


Ms Minh Bui – Medical Scientist


Last Modified: Tuesday, 21 February 2023

Contact Us

Research Support Unit 
Ph (03) 4215 9621
[email protected]