Julia Kuliwaba

Dr Julia Kuliwaba

Research Fellow

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Dr Julia Kuliwaba is a Senior Research Fellow and Head of the Bone and Joint Research Laboratory in the Adelaide Spinal Research Group and Centre for Orthopaedic and Trauma Research, Adelaide Medical School, The University of Adelaide. Dr Kuliwaba has over 20 years research experience in the musculoskeletal field, with her research focus on understanding the pathobiology of Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, and other musculoskeletal conditions. She is actively involved with supervision of PhD and Honours research students and undergraduate teaching and research project supervision in the Adelaide Medical School, The University of Adelaide.

National Health and Medical Research Council, 2018-2020, Project Grant, AUD $634,359, Transforming Growth Factor Beta as a causal factor in human osteoarthritis. CIs: Findlay DM, Cao X, Kuliwaba JS, Gill T, Solomon LB.

National Health and Medical Research Council, 2013-2016, Project Grant, AUD $451,683, Targeting bone marrow lesions to find interventions in the progression of osteoarthritis. CIs: Findlay DM, Wluka AE, Kuliwaba JS, Taylor DJ.

National Health and Medical Research Council, 2008-2010, Project Grant, AUD $434,498, Vertebral body strength: contribution of bone mass, bone structure and material properties. CIs: Fazzalari NL, Kuliwaba JS, Parkinson IH, Sutton-Smith P.

National Health and Medical Research Council, 2006-2008, Project Grant, AUD $438,125, Intrinsic bone qualities in fragility fracture patients: mass, microarchitecture, mineralization and damage accumulation. CIs: Fazzalari NL, Kuliwaba JS.

National Health and Medical Research Council, 2006-2008, Project Grant, AUD $399,750, Influence of anti-inflammatory treatments on healing of stress fractures. CIs: Forwood MR, Fazzalari NL, Kuliwaba JS.

  • Position: Research Fellow
  • Phone: 83132855
  • Email: julia.kuliwaba@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences, floor 7
  • Room: WS7062.17
  • Org Unit: Surgical Specialties

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