Steven Collins

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies
    Steven J Collins
    Australian National Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease Registry, Melbourne, Australia
    Lancet 363:51-61. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Enhanced geographically restricted surveillance simulates sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease cluster
    Genevieve M Klug
    Department of Pathology, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Brain 132:493-501. 2009
  3. pmc Prion subcellular fractionation reveals infectivity spectrum, with a high titre-low PrPres level disparity
    Victoria Lewis
    Department of Pathology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    Mol Neurodegener 7:18. 2012
  4. pmc Human transmissible spongiform encephalopathies in eleven countries: diagnostic pattern across time, 1993-2002
    Jesus de Pedro-Cuesta
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Centro Nacional de Epidemiologia, Departamento de Epidemiologia Aplicada, Calle Sinesio Delgado 6, 28029, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 6:278. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome,fatal familial insomnia, and kuru: a review of these less common human transmissible spongiform encephalopathies
    S Collins
    Australian Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease Registry, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 8:387-97. 2001
  6. doi request reprint No evidence for prion protein gene locus multiplication in Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    Steven J Collins
    Australian National CJD Registry, Department of Pathology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville 3010, Australia
    Neurosci Lett 472:16-8. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Determinants of diagnostic investigation sensitivities across the clinical spectrum of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    S J Collins
    Australian National Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease Registry, Department of Pathology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Brain 129:2278-87. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Extended period of asymptomatic prion disease after low dose inoculation: assessment of detection methods and implications for infection control
    Steven J Collins
    Australian National Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease Registry, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, 3010 Victoria, Australia
    Neurobiol Dis 20:336-46. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Quinacrine does not prolong survival in a murine Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease model
    Steven J Collins
    Department of Pathology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Neurol 52:503-6. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Correlative studies support lipid peroxidation is linked to PrP(res) propagation as an early primary pathogenic event in prion disease
    Marcus W Brazier
    Department of Pathology, The University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Brain Res Bull 68:346-54. 2006

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies
    Steven J Collins
    Australian National Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease Registry, Melbourne, Australia
    Lancet 363:51-61. 2004
    ..Since case-to-case transmission is the only known mechanism underlying epidemics of TSE, potential reservoirs of infectivity in the tails of epidemics need continued vigilance...
  2. doi request reprint Enhanced geographically restricted surveillance simulates sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease cluster
    Genevieve M Klug
    Department of Pathology, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Brain 132:493-501. 2009
    ..It may prove to be an important insight into the varying incidence rates over periods of time within individual nations and between different countries...
  3. pmc Prion subcellular fractionation reveals infectivity spectrum, with a high titre-low PrPres level disparity
    Victoria Lewis
    Department of Pathology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    Mol Neurodegener 7:18. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Human transmissible spongiform encephalopathies in eleven countries: diagnostic pattern across time, 1993-2002
    Jesus de Pedro-Cuesta
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Centro Nacional de Epidemiologia, Departamento de Epidemiologia Aplicada, Calle Sinesio Delgado 6, 28029, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 6:278. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the diagnostic panorama of human transmissible spongiform encephalopathies across 11 countries...
  5. ncbi request reprint Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome,fatal familial insomnia, and kuru: a review of these less common human transmissible spongiform encephalopathies
    S Collins
    Australian Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease Registry, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 8:387-97. 2001
    ..Uniform topographical central nervous system histopathology includes spongiform change and neuronal loss, with amyloid (kuru) plaques in approximately 75% of cases...
  6. doi request reprint No evidence for prion protein gene locus multiplication in Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    Steven J Collins
    Australian National CJD Registry, Department of Pathology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville 3010, Australia
    Neurosci Lett 472:16-8. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Determinants of diagnostic investigation sensitivities across the clinical spectrum of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    S J Collins
    Australian National Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease Registry, Department of Pathology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Brain 129:2278-87. 2006
    ..Combinations of investigations offer the best chance of detection, especially for the less common molecular sub-types such as MV2 and MM2...
  8. ncbi request reprint Extended period of asymptomatic prion disease after low dose inoculation: assessment of detection methods and implications for infection control
    Steven J Collins
    Australian National Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease Registry, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, 3010 Victoria, Australia
    Neurobiol Dis 20:336-46. 2005
    ..We postulate that infectious titer estimates based on more sensitive detection systems such as we report provide a more accurate indication of ultimate transmission risk...
  9. ncbi request reprint Quinacrine does not prolong survival in a murine Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease model
    Steven J Collins
    Department of Pathology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Neurol 52:503-6. 2002
    ..Our results failed to show any evidence that quinacrine is effective when using the simple but objective measure of survival prolongation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Correlative studies support lipid peroxidation is linked to PrP(res) propagation as an early primary pathogenic event in prion disease
    Marcus W Brazier
    Department of Pathology, The University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Brain Res Bull 68:346-54. 2006
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Overview and recent advances in neuropathology. Part 2: Neurodegeneration
    Colin L Masters
    Mental Health Research Institute, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    Pathology 43:93-102. 2011
    ..The final article on prion diseases gives an overview of human prion diseases, including the phenotypic spectrum, epidemiology and diagnostic investigations relevant to disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease cluster in an Australian rural city
    Steven Collins
    Australian National Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease Registry and Department of Pathology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Neurol 52:115-8. 2002
    ..However, a more conservative statistical analysis suggests that such a grouping could have arisen by chance in at least one population group of this size when the whole country is taken into consideration...
  13. doi request reprint Characterising the uncommon corticobasal syndrome presentation of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    Will Lee
    Department of Neuroscience, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 19:81-5. 2013
    ..It may occur in other neurodegenerative disorders including sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (sCJD). Current CBD diagnostic criteria outline features of CBS but fail to distinguish CBD from other causative pathologies...