Genomes and Genes
Organization: South Brisbane
- 38th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Experimental HematologyJean Pierre Levesque
Haematopoietic Stem Cell Laboratory, Mater Medical Research Institute, Aubigny Place, Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia
Expert Rev Hematol 2:645-7. 2009..Owing to the large number of keynote speakers, this report focuses on the most novel, unpublished data presented during the meeting...
- Difficult diagnosis in the emergency department: hyperemesis in early trimester pregnancy because of incarcerated maternal diaphragmatic herniaJoseph Yuk Sang Ting
Department of Emergency Medicine, Mater Public Hospitals, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Emerg Med Australas 20:441-3. 2008..This might occur as early as the mid-second trimester, and without uterine contraction...
- Compartmentalization of allogeneic T-cell responses in the bone marrow and spleen of humanized NOD/SCID mice containing activated human resident myeloid dendritic cellsSlavica Vuckovic
Mater Medical Research Institute, Dendritic Cell Program, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Exp Hematol 36:1496-506. 2008....
- Intestinal barrier dysfunction in inflammatory bowel diseasesMichael A McGuckin
Mucosal Diseases Program, Mater Medical Research Institute, University of Queensland, Aubigny Place, Mater Health Services, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Inflamm Bowel Dis 15:100-13. 2009....
- Molecular characterization of Prader-Willi syndrome by real-time PCRTeresa Munce
Pathology, Mater Health Services, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Genet Test 12:319-24. 2008..Through this assay, the two common deletion classes in PWS were observed, and all results were 100% concordant with previous FISH assays performed on the same patients...
- Listeria monocytogenes internalins bind to the human intestinal mucin MUC2Sara K Linden
Mucosal Diseases Program, Mater Medical Research Institute, Level 3 Aubigny Place, Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane, QLD, 4101, Australia
Arch Microbiol 190:101-4. 2008..We report here that the internalin domain of the InlJ protein also bound MUC2, suggesting that an internalin domain is sufficient to bind to MUC2...
- Four modes of adhesion are used during Helicobacter pylori binding to human mucins in the oral and gastric nichesSara K Linden
Mucosal Diseases Program, Mater Medical Research Institute, South Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Helicobacter 13:81-93. 2008..We investigated the binding of H. pylori to the mucins covering the mucosal surfaces in the niches along the oral to gastric infection route and during gastric disease and modeled the outcome of these interactions...
- 'Watered down' renal colic: using tap water mixed with blood to simulate macroscopic haematuriaJoseph Ting
Department of Emergency Medicine, Mater Public Hospitals, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Emerg Med Australas 20:85-6. 2008..This is diagnostically useful if tap water or normal saline is used to produce an alleged urine sample...
- Problem based learning in the clinical setting--a systematic reviewSuzanne M Williams
GradCertChildHlth GradCertPaedCrit Care, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Nurse Educ Today 28:146-54. 2008..The findings of this review highlight the current gaps in the PBL literature, supporting further research into the role of PBL as a teaching strategy for undergraduate nurses in the clinical practice setting...
- Predicting a failed inductionMichael Beckmann
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mater Health Service, Raymond Tce, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 47:394-8. 2007..Aims: To investigate the factors (particularly length of latent phase) that may influence mode of birth for women undergoing Syntocinon induction of labour...
- Novel human CD4+ T lymphocyte subpopulations defined by CD300a/c molecule expressionGeorgina J Clark
DC Program, Mater Medical Research Institute, Aubigny Place, Raymond Tce, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
J Leukoc Biol 82:1126-35. 2007..The CMRF-35(++)CD4(+) T lymphocyte population contains the Th(1) memory effector cells...
- Improved in vitro model systems for gastrointestinal infection by choice of cell line, pH, microaerobic conditions, and optimization of culture conditionsSara K Linden
Mucosal Diseases Program, Mater Medical Research Institute, Mater Health Services, Aubigny Place, South Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Helicobacter 12:341-53. 2007..To make in vitro studies more applicable to human disease, we have developed coculture methods taking these factors into account...
- Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus causes severe disseminated infection and deep venous thrombosis in children: literature review and recommendations for managementClare Nourse
Mater Children s Hospital, Stanley Street, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 43:656-61. 2007..The literature is reviewed and recommendations for management are provided...
- Analysis of positive Edinburgh depression scale referrals to a consultation liaison psychiatry service in a two-year periodSimone T Harvey
Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Health Service District, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Int J Ment Health Nurs 16:161-7. 2007....
- Early onset, severe fetal growth restriction with absent or reversed end-diastolic flow velocity waveform in the umbilical artery: perinatal and long-term outcomesScott G Petersen
Centre for Maternal Fetal Medicine at Mater Misericordiae Health Service and University of Queensland, Mater Mothers Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 49:45-51. 2009..To assess perinatal and long-term outcomes for pregnancies complicated by early onset, severe fetal growth restriction with absent or reverse end-diastolic flow velocity waveform (AREDF) in the umbilical artery...
- Commotio cordis and ventricular pseudoaneurysmScott A Fox
IWK Children s Heart Centre, Halifax, Canada
Can J Cardiol 25:237-8. 2009..Progressive enlargement of the aneurysm resulted in distortion and compression of the overlying coronary arteries, causing myocardial ischemia...
- High-flexion total knee arthroplasty: a systematic reviewMichael Murphy
Department of Orthopaedics, Mater Health Services, Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane, 4101, Australia
Int Orthop 33:887-93. 2009..There was insufficient evidence of improved range of motion or functional performance after high-flexion knee arthroplasty...
- Differential diagnosis of serous papillary carcinoma of the gynaecological tract and basal breast carcinoma: an immunohistochemical approachJane E Armes
Department of Pathology, Mater Health Services, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Pathology 42:534-9. 2010..These two cancer types share similar molecular genetics and have immunophenotypic overlap. We aimed to develop an immunohistochemical panel which could differentiate between these two tumour types...
- Normal cortisol response on low-dose synacthen (1 microg) test in children with Prader Willi syndromeOhn Nyunt
Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Mater Children s Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:E464-7. 2010..A study using the overnight metyrapone test reported a 60% prevalence of CAI in children with PWS. We used a low-dose Synacthen test to screen for CAI in children with PWS...
- Evidence-based best practices at Mater Health Services: a roadmap for integrated case managementGiselle Latta
Clinical Safety and Quality Unit, Mater Misericordiae Health Services Brisbane Limited, Brisbane, Australia
Prof Case Manag 15:159-63. 2010..Through a multidisciplinary approach of development, implementation, and ongoing improvement of care pathways, Mater Health Services shifted its focus from expected lengths of stay to the recovery milestones of individual patients...
- Reconfiguration of the Amplatzer Vascular Plug II 5 months after occlusion of venovenous collateral in a bidirectional cavopulmonary circulationBennett Sheridan
Queensland Paediatric Cardiology Service, Mater Children s Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:857-60. 2010..In this report, we describe the use of the Amplatzer Vascular Plug II and subsequent demonstration of nitinol device memory with significant device reconfiguration at 5 months follow-up...
- ER stress and the unfolded protein response in intestinal inflammationMichael A McGuckin
Mucosal Diseases Program, Mater Medical Research Institute, Mater Health Services, South Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 298:G820-32. 2010..Evidence is reviewed from mouse models and human inflammatory bowel diseases that ties ER stress and activation of the UPR with intestinal inflammation, and possible therapeutic approaches to ameliorate ER stress are discussed...
- Vulnerability factors for disaster-induced child post-traumatic stress disorder: the case for low family resilience and previous mental illnessBrett M McDermott
Kids in Mind Research Mater Center for Service Research in Mental Health, Level 2, Community Services Building, Annerley Road, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:384-9. 2010....
- Exposure to aggression and the impact on staff in a child and adolescent inpatient unitAngela J Dean
Kids in Mind Research, Mater Child and Youth Mental Health Service, South Brisbane QLD, Australia
Arch Psychiatr Nurs 24:15-26. 2010..These findings suggest that aggression is an important issue for staff working in child and adolescent settings and that aggression may impair the therapeutic capacity of staff...
- Detection and management of decreased fetal movements in Australia and New Zealand: a survey of obstetric practiceVicki Flenady
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 49:358-63. 2009..Decreased fetal movement (DFM) is associated with increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcome. However, there is limited research to inform practice in the detection and management of DFM...
- Placental growth hormone, fetal growth and the IGF axis in normal and diabetic pregnancyH D McIntyre
University of Queensland, Mater Clinical School, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia
Curr Diabetes Rev 5:185-9. 2009....
- Regional ventilation distribution in non-sedated spontaneously breathing newborns and adults is not differentAndreas Schibler
Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Mater Children s Hospital, South Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Pediatr Pulmonol 44:851-8. 2009..But these results have been obtained in infants and children with lung disease. In this study we investigate whether healthy infants have a similar reverse pattern of ventilation distribution...
- Prevalence of health behaviours in pregnancy at service entry in a Queensland health service districtShelley A Wilkinson
School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
Aust N Z J Public Health 33:228-33. 2009....
- The CD300 molecules regulate monocyte and dendritic cell functionsGeorgina J Clark
Mater Medical Research Institute, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Immunobiology 214:730-6. 2009..The ability to fine tune monocyte and dendritic cell function and immune responses highlights several potential options to exploit these molecules as therapeutic targets in chronic inflammatory diseases, allergy and other disease states...
- SHARED maternity care: enhancing clinical communication in a private maternity hospital settingSara J Hatten-Masterson
Clinical Safety and Quality Unit, Mater Health Services, Brisbane, QLD
Med J Aust 190:S150-1. 2009..A standardised approach to handover, using the SHARED framework with a standardised minimum dataset, improves the accuracy and appropriateness of information...
- Prolonged anticholinergic delirium following antihistamine overdoseJames Scott
Mater Kids in Mind Inpatient Unit, Mater Children s Hospital, South Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Australas Psychiatry 15:242-4. 2007..A case of anticholinergic delirium in a female adolescent is described, exploring the pharmacokinetic reasons for the prolonged time course and reviewing the management provided...
- Behaviour and quality of life at school age of children who had bronchopulmonary dysplasiaPeter H Gray
Growth and Development Unit, University of Queensland, Mater Health Services, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Early Hum Dev 84:1-8. 2008..There is little information available concerning behavioural and functional health problems in children who had bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD)...
- Correlates of self-reported coercive parenting of preschool-aged children at high risk for the development of conduct problemsWilliam Bor
Mater Centre for Service Research in Mental Health, Child and Youth Mental Health Services, Mater Health Services, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:738-45. 2004..As parental coercion has been identified as a significant risk factor for future psychopathology, the study sought to identify modifiable inter and intra-personal factors most closely associated with coercion...
- Liver transplantation and pregnancyAdam Morton
Mater Misericordiae Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 43:236-8. 2003
- Breast cancer in adolescents and young womenC Shannon
Department of Cancer Services, Level 10 Mater Adult Hospital, Stanley St, South Brisbane 4101, Brisbane QLD, Australia
Eur J Cancer 39:2632-42. 2003....
- The effect of war on children: the children of Europe after World War IIL Shields
Mater Children s Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Int Nurs Rev 49:87-98. 2002..History such as this is relevant to nurses in the 21st century, as it provides insight upon which nursing care for both our present ageing population and for children of the future can be based...
- Autoimmune thrombocytopenia and neutropenia after autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantationFadilah S Abdul Wahid
Clinical Haematology and Stem Cell Transplantation Services, MAKNA HUKM Cancer Institute, Faculty of Medicine, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Acta Haematol 107:237-8. 2002
- Randomized comparison of the quality of realtime fetal ultrasound images transmitted by ISDN and by IP videoconferencingF Y Chan
Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Mater Mothers Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
J Telemed Telecare 8:91-6. 2002..It appears that IP transmission in a private (non-shared) network is an acceptable alternative to ISDN for fetal tele-ultrasound and one deserving further study...
- The gene encoding the immunoregulatory signaling molecule CMRF-35A localized to human chromosome 17 in close proximity to other members of the CMRF-35 familyG J Clark
Mater Medical Research Institute, Aubigny Place, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Tissue Antigens 57:415-23. 2001..This gene appears to have arisen by gene duplication of the CMRF-35A gene. These three loci - the CMRF-35A, CMRF-35J and CMRF-35H genes-form a new complex of IRS genes on chromosome 17...
- The measurement of the medial longitudinal arch in childrenJ C Gilmour
Department of Pediatrics, Mater Children s Hospital, South Brisbane, Australia
Foot Ankle Int 22:493-8. 2001..The NH changed with age, suggesting it provides a useful, easily obtained clinical measure. The Al measures were slightly more reliable than the NH but showed less change with age...
- Long-term effects of specific stabilizing exercises for first-episode low back painJ A Hides
Department of Physiotherapy, Mater Misericordiae Public Hospitals, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:E243-8. 2001..A randomized clinical trial with 1-year and 3-year telephone questionnaire follow-ups...
- Minimum requirements for remote realtime fetal tele-ultrasound consultationF Y Chan
Centre for Maternal Fetal Medicine, Mater Mothers Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
J Telemed Telecare 5:171-6. 1999..Further testing with fetuses affected by various anomalies confirmed that the majority could be diagnosed using a 384 kbit/s link, with slight improvement in evaluation when the bandwidth was increased to 1 Mbit/s...
- Dendritic cell immunotherapy for cancer: application to low-grade lymphoma and multiple myelomaD N Hart
Mater Medical Research Institute and Cancer Services, Mater Adult Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland
Immunol Cell Biol 77:451-9. 1999..Data from animal models and clinical studies suggest that DC-based immunotherapy strategies, applied when the patient has minimal residual disease, may improve the long-term prognosis in these diseases...
- Executive function of children with extremely low birthweight: a case control studyJ M Harvey
Department of Paediatrics, Mater Children s Hospital, South Brisbane, Australia
Dev Med Child Neurol 41:292-7. 1999..Results suggest that children with ELBW are at risk for deficits in 'executive' behaviours including planning, sequencing, and inhibition which may have implications for later learning...
- Placental pathology and neurodevelopment of the infant with intrauterine growth restrictionP H Gray
Department of Neonatology, Mater Children s Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Dev Med Child Neurol 41:16-20. 1999....
- The CMRF58 antibody recognizes a subset of CD123hi dendritic cells in allergen-challenged mucosaSlavica Vuckovic
Mater Medical Research Institute, Aubigny Place, Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
J Leukoc Biol 77:344-51. 2005..Thus, CD123(hi) DC in certain tissue environments such as allergen-challenged nasal mucosa share a common CD123(hi)CMRF58(+) phenotype with in vitro cytokine-maintained blood CD123(hi) DC characterized by lack of IFN-alpha production...
- After hours medical ward duties in a teaching hospitalJoseph Y S Ting
University of Queensland Medical School and Mater Adult Public Hospital, Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia
Aust Health Rev 29:37-42. 2005..Clinical protocols for nurse-initiated adjustment of drugs with variable dosing may also decrease inefficiencies. This would leave the ward cover medical officers more available for their primary function of urgent patient review...
- Responding to serious and complex mental health problems in youth: the role of an interagency forumErica Lee
Mater Child and Youth Mental Health Service, Mater Children s Hospital, South Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Australas Psychiatry 12:264-7. 2004..To review the origins, processes, clientele and outcomes of a child and youth interagency forum, a collaborative response to children and youth with severe and complex presentations...
- Care of women at risk of preterm birth: a survey of reported practice in Australia and New ZealandSue Jenkins-Manning
Centre for Clinical Studies, Mater Health Services, Mater Mothers Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 46:546-8. 2006..While the survey suggested that there is general consensus among practitioners as to what constitutes an increased risk of preterm birth, there is some variation in investigations and treatment currently undertaken...
- Customised birthweight: coefficients for an Australian population and validation of the modelScott Pain
Centre for Clinical Studies, Mater Health Services, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 46:388-94. 2006..Furthermore, studies in other regions that have derived adjusted (customised) birthweight references have applied untested assumptions in the statistical modelling...
- Non-eating disorders psychopathology in children and adolescents with eating disorders: implications for malnutrition and symptom severityBrett McDermott
Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia
J Psychosom Res 60:257-61. 2006..To compare the general psychopathology in an eating disorders (ED) and a child mental health outpatient sample and investigate the implications of comorbidity on psychological and physical measures of ED severity...
- Case reports: long thoracic nerve palsy after using a single axillary crutchMichael Thomas Murphy
Physiotherapy Department, Mater Adult Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Clin Orthop Relat Res 447:267-9. 2006..The patient had not recovered 6 months after the injury. When providing axillary crutches, clinicians must consider potential compromise of the long thoracic nerve and the brachial plexus if the crutch is used inappropriately...
- Inhaled heparin in cystic fibrosisD J Serisier
Dept of Respiratory Medicine, Mater Adult Hospital, Brisbane, 4101, Australia
Eur Respir J 27:354-8. 2006..However, inhaled heparin was safe and the future evaluation of larger doses over a longer period may be warranted...
- Routine neonatal postextubation chest physiotherapy: a randomized controlled trialC E Bagley
Department of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 41:592-7. 2005..To test the effects of a neonatal postextubation programme on the incidence of postextubation collapse and adverse outcomes...
- Continuing challenges in childhood non-Hodgkin's lymphomaRoss Pinkerton
Department of Paediatric Oncology, Mater Childrens Hospital, Raymond Terrace, Brisbane, Australia
Br J Haematol 130:480-8. 2005....
- Pregnancy outcome in a mother with alcoholic cardiomyopathyAdam Morton
Mater Hospital, South Brisbane, Australia
Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 45:328-30. 2005
- Does academic general practice have a future?Claire L Jackson
Discipline of General Practice, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006
Med J Aust 183:93. 2005
- Interleukin-1 polymorphisms and graft-vs-host diseaseHannah Cullup
Haematological Sciences, School of Clinical and Laboratory Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Leuk Lymphoma 46:517-23. 2005..This review details the current state of knowledge of IL-1 genetics and transplantation and discusses these issues in the context of the changing practice of transplantation...
- The meaning of acid-base abnormalities in the intensive care unit: part III -- effects of fluid administrationThomas J Morgan
Adult Intensive Care, Mater Misericordiae Hospitals, Brisbane, Australia
Crit Care 9:204-11. 2005..Thus, Stewart's approach not only explains fluid induced acid-base phenomena but also provides a framework for the design of fluids for specific acid-base effects...
- Hendra and Nipah viruses: new zoonotically-acquired human pathogensJoseph G McCormack
Department of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University of Queensland and Mater Health Services, Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia
Respir Care Clin N Am 11:59-66. 2005..4)There may be other viruses waiting for similar opportunities to cross species.(5) It is unlikely that we have seen the last of these and related viruses...
- Bronchial beetleD J Serisier
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Mater Adult Hospital, Raymond Tce, South Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Thorax 60:262. 2005
- Buteyko breathing techniques in asthma: a blinded randomised controlled trialS D Bowler
Mater Adult Hospital, South Brisbane, QLD
Med J Aust 169:575-8. 1998..To evaluate the effect of Buteyko breathing techniques (BBT) in the management of asthma...