Lawrie W Powell
Affiliation: Queensland Institute of Medical Research
- Overview: Liver disease and transplantationLawrie W Powell
University of Queensland, Centre for the Advancement of Clinical Research, Royal Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:S97-S104. 2009..The remarkable contribution of Professor Dame Sheila Sherlock to Australian hepatology is also summarized...
- Screening for hemochromatosis in asymptomatic subjects with or without a family historyLawrie W Powell
Centre for the Advancement of Clinical Research, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
Arch Intern Med 166:294-301. 2006..This study compared screening for hemochromatosis in subjects with or without a family history...
- Serum hyaluronic acid with serum ferritin accurately predicts cirrhosis and reduces the need for liver biopsy in C282Y hemochromatosisDarrell H G Crawford
School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Greenslopes Private Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
Hepatology 49:418-25. 2009..78; P = 0.01). Conclusion: In HH, the measurement of hyaluronic acid in patients with serum ferritin >1,000 microg/L is a noninvasive, accurate, and cost-effective method for the diagnosis of cirrhosis. (HEPATOLOGY 2009;49:418-425.)...
- The clinical relevance of compound heterozygosity for the C282Y and H63D substitutions in hemochromatosisAlissa Walsh
The Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:1403-10. 2006..This study assessed the phenotypic expression in C282Y/H63D subjects as compared with C282Y homozygotes...
- Steatosis is a cofactor in liver injury in hemochromatosisElizabeth E Powell
School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Gastroenterology 129:1937-43. 2005....
- A novel mutation in ferroportin implicated in iron overloadDaniel F Wallace
Membrane Transport Laboratory, The Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
J Hepatol 46:921-6. 2007..In this study we examined the molecular basis of iron overload in an individual from New Zealand and characterised the molecular and cellular defect...
- Hemochromatosis and alcoholic liver diseaseLinda M Fletcher
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD 4102, Australia
Alcohol 30:131-6. 2003..In addition, the cumulative effects of other forms of liver injury may result when iron and alcohol are present concurrently. Clearly, the addition of dietary iron in subjects homozygous for hemochromatosis would be unwise...
- Disrupted hepcidin regulation in HFE-associated haemochromatosis and the liver as a regulator of body iron homoeostasisKim R Bridle
Hepatic Fibrosis Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland, Herston, Australia
Lancet 361:669-73. 2003..To investigate this possible association, we studied the hepatic expression of the gene for hepcidin (HAMP) and a gene important in iron transport (IREG1) in patients with haemochromatosis, in normal controls, and in Hfe-knockout mice...
- Role of early case detection by screening relatives of patients with HFE-associated hereditary haemochromatosisLawrie W Powell
The Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
Best Pract Res Clin Haematol 18:221-34. 2005..The most cost-effective methods of early case detection are family (cascade) screening and evaluation of potential cases by primary care physicians with a high index of clinical suspicion...
- Clinical cofactors and hepatic fibrosis in hereditary hemochromatosis: the role of diabetes mellitusMarnie J Wood
Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Hepatology 56:904-11. 2012..The presence of steatosis was associated with higher fibrosis scores, but this was of borderline statistical significance. Risk factors for hepatic steatosis were male gender, impaired glucose tolerance, and increased body mass index...
- Novel mutation in ferroportin1 is associated with autosomal dominant hemochromatosisDaniel F Wallace
Queensland Institute of Medical Research, the Digestive Health Clinics, and the Department of Pathology, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
Blood 100:692-4. 2002..We propose that this mutation disrupts the function of the ferroportin1 protein, leading to impaired iron homeostasis and iron overload...
- Patient and graft survival after liver transplantation for hereditary hemochromatosis: Implications for pathogenesisDarrell H G Crawford
Queensland Liver Transplant Service and The University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
Hepatology 39:1655-62. 2004..Our data suggest that iron excess in HH does not wholly depend on intestinal iron absorption but is also influenced by liver factors that moderate iron metabolism...
- Concordance of iron indices in homozygote and heterozygote sibling pairs in hemochromatosis families: implications for family screeningPeter W Whiting
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Australia
J Hepatol 37:309-14. 2002....
- Excess alcohol greatly increases the prevalence of cirrhosis in hereditary hemochromatosisLinda M Fletcher
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Gastroenterology 122:281-9. 2002....
- Environmental and genetic modifiers of the progression to fibrosis and cirrhosis in hemochromatosisMarnie J Wood
Hepatic Fibrosis Group, The Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
Blood 111:4456-62. 2008..This review explores recent developments in knowledge of environmental and genetic modifiers of this process...
- HFE and non-HFE hemochromatosisGregory J Anderson
The Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Australia
Int J Hematol 76:203-7. 2002..Recently, other forms of HH have been described that are not related to HFE but are due to mutations in genes coding iron transport proteins...
- Bridging the gap between basic science and clinical medicine: mentors and memoriesLawrie W Powell
Teaching and Research Unit, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospitals, QLD
Med J Aust 177:657-60. 2002
- Reciprocal relationship between methylation status and loss of heterozygosity at the p14(ARF) locus in Australian and South African hepatocellular carcinomasNirmitha I Herath
Conjoint Gastroenterology Laboratory, Clinical Research Center, Royal Brisbane Hospital Research Foundation, The Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Queesland, Australia
J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:301-7. 2002..05). No significant association between p14 and p53 was seen in this study. The reciprocal relationship identified indicates different pathways of tumorigenesis and likely reflects different etiologies of HCC in the two countries...
- Hereditary hemochromatosis and iron overload diseasesLawrie W Powell
The Queensland Institute of Medical Research and the Royal Brisbane Hospital, Australia
J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:S191-5. 2002
- Diagnosis of hemochromatosisLawrie W Powell
Queensland Institute of Medical Research and the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Semin Gastrointest Dis 13:80-8. 2002..Because of its familial occurrence all first-degree relatives of patients with hereditary hemochromatosis should be tested for the disease...
- Frequency of the S65C mutation of HFE and iron overload in 309 subjects heterozygous for C282YDaniel F Wallace
Centre for Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
J Hepatol 36:474-9. 2002..Some are compound heterozygotes for C282Y/H63D. A small proportion have neither of these genotypes. We have investigated the phenotype of compound heterozygotes for C282Y and another missense mutation S65C...
- Iron-overload-related disease in HFE hereditary hemochromatosisKatrina J Allen
Murdoch Children s Research Institute, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
N Engl J Med 358:221-30. 2008..Diseases related to iron overload develop in some C282Y homozygotes, but the extent of the risk is controversial...
- A population-based study of the biochemical and clinical expression of the H63D hemochromatosis mutationPeter A Gochee
Queensland Institute of Medical Research and the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Western Australia
Gastroenterology 122:646-51. 2002..We accessed a well-defined population in Busselton, Australia, and determined the frequency of the H63D mutation and its influence on total body iron stores...
- Psychological adjustment and knowledge about hereditary hemochromatosis in a clinic-based sample: a prospective studyBettina Meiser
Hereditary Cancer Clinic, Department of Medical Oncology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
J Genet Couns 14:453-63. 2005..Results also show that patients may benefit from strategies aimed at improving recall of genetic testing results...
- Effects of HFE gene mutations and alcohol on iron status, liver biochemistry and morbidityJohn K Olynyk
School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:1435-41. 2005....
- Effects of body iron stores and haemochromatosis genotypes on coronary heart disease outcomes in the Busselton health studyChristopher J Fox
Department of Gastroenterology, Fremantle Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
J Cardiovasc Risk 9:287-93. 2002..The aims of this study were to determine in a stable community population whether increased iron stores or haemochromatosis gene mutations were risk factors for coronary heart disease...
- Hemojuvelin (HJV)-associated hemochromatosis: analysis of HJV and HFE mutations and iron overload in three familiesDaniel F Wallace
Haematologica 90:254-5. 2005..In this study we identified the molecular basis of juvenile hemochromatosis in three Australian families and assessed the role of potential modifying genes in individuals carrying HFE mutations...
- Hereditary hemochromatosis genetic testing of at-risk children: what is the appropriate age?Martin B Delatycki
Bruce Lefroy Centre for Genetic Health Research, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Genet Test 8:98-103. 2004..In the cascade setting, genetic testing for hemochromatosis need not be offered until late teenage years...
- Evidence for a sub-morphological inflammatory process in the liver in haemochromatosisKim R Bridle
Hepatic Fibrosis Group, Population Health and Clinical Sciences Division, The Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Post Office, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia
J Hepatol 38:426-33. 2003..The aim of the current study was to examine the hepatic gene expression of potential proinflammatory and profibrogenic cytokines in haemochromatosis...
- Relative importance of female-specific and non-female-specific effects on variation in iron stores between womenJohn B Whitfield
Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Br J Haematol 120:860-6. 2003....