University of Melbourne

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Organization: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Top Publications

  1. pmc Development of the lateral ventricular choroid plexus in a marsupial, Monodelphis domestica
    Shane A Liddelow
    Department of Pharmacology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 3039, Australia
    Cerebrospinal Fluid Res 7:16. 2010
  2. doi Chemical shift mapping of gammadelta resolvase dimer and activated tetramer: mechanistic implications for DNA strand exchange
    John D Gehman
    Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1784:2086-92. 2008
  3. doi The fidelity, occasional promiscuity, and versatility of T cell receptor recognition
    Dale I Godfrey
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Immunity 28:304-14. 2008
  4. doi Evidence synthesis, upstream determinants and health inequalities: the role of a proposed new Cochrane Public Health Review Group
    Elizabeth Waters
    Cochrane Health Promotion and Public Health Field, The McCaughey Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Eur J Public Health 18:221-3. 2008
  5. doi A floxed allele of the androgen receptor gene causes hyperandrogenization in male mice
    Helen E MacLean
    Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Physiol Genomics 33:133-7. 2008
  6. ncbi Pueraria lobata (Kudzu root) hangover remedies and acetaldehyde-associated neoplasm risk
    Neil R McGregor
    University of Melbourne, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, 9 Auburn Grove, Armadale, Victoria 3143, Australia
    Alcohol 41:469-78. 2007
  7. ncbi A systematic review of the job-stress intervention evaluation literature, 1990-2005
    Anthony D LaMontagne
    McCaughey Centre VicHealth Centre for the Promotion of Mental Health and Community Wellbeing, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Occup Environ Health 13:268-80. 2007
  8. ncbi Clinical staging: a heuristic model for psychiatry and youth mental health
    Patrick D McGorry
    University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:S40-2. 2007
  9. ncbi Host and environmental factors associated with Hib in England, 1998-2002
    J McVernon
    Immunisation Department, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, UK
    Arch Dis Child 93:670-5. 2008
  10. pmc From parasite to mutualist: rapid evolution of Wolbachia in natural populations of Drosophila
    Andrew R Weeks
    Department of Genetics, Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS Biol 5:e114. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Retinal Microvascular Signs and CVD in Older Persons
    Tien Wong; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. AUSTRALASIAN COLORECTAL CANCER FAMILY REGISTRY
    John Hopper; Fiscal Year: 2006
  3. AUSTRALASIAN COLORECTAL CANCER FAMILY REGISTRY
    John Hopper; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. AUSTRALIAN BREAST CANCER FAMILY REGISTRY
    John Hopper; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. PREDICTORS OF RECURRENT STROKE IN THE PROGRESS STUDY
    Duncan Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2003
  6. The biological activity of metal ion-gastrin complexes
    GRAHAM BALDWIN; Fiscal Year: 2004
  7. The biology of gastrin-ferric ion complexes
    GRAHAM BALDWIN; Fiscal Year: 2007
  8. The biology of gastrin-ferric ion complexes
    GRAHAM BALDWIN; Fiscal Year: 2009
  9. Development of a P.gingivalis vaccine
    Eric Reynolds; Fiscal Year: 2006
  10. Impact of Oral bacterial interactions on periodontitis
    Eric Reynolds; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. pmc Development of the lateral ventricular choroid plexus in a marsupial, Monodelphis domestica
    Shane A Liddelow
    Department of Pharmacology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 3039, Australia
    Cerebrospinal Fluid Res 7:16. 2010
    ..Their mitotic activity in the adult is low. During development, the pattern of growth and timing of acquisition of functional properties of plexus epithelium are not known...
  2. doi Chemical shift mapping of gammadelta resolvase dimer and activated tetramer: mechanistic implications for DNA strand exchange
    John D Gehman
    Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1784:2086-92. 2008
    ....
  3. doi The fidelity, occasional promiscuity, and versatility of T cell receptor recognition
    Dale I Godfrey
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Immunity 28:304-14. 2008
    ..Collectively, these studies have revealed the versatility of the TCR in recognizing the distinct yet evolutionarily related proteinaceous and lipid-presenting molecules of the immune system...
  4. doi Evidence synthesis, upstream determinants and health inequalities: the role of a proposed new Cochrane Public Health Review Group
    Elizabeth Waters
    Cochrane Health Promotion and Public Health Field, The McCaughey Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Eur J Public Health 18:221-3. 2008
  5. doi A floxed allele of the androgen receptor gene causes hyperandrogenization in male mice
    Helen E MacLean
    Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Physiol Genomics 33:133-7. 2008
    ..In addition, this androgen hypersensitivity model may be useful to further investigate the effects of subtle perturbations of androgen action in a range of androgen-responsive systems in the male...
  6. ncbi Pueraria lobata (Kudzu root) hangover remedies and acetaldehyde-associated neoplasm risk
    Neil R McGregor
    University of Melbourne, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, 9 Auburn Grove, Armadale, Victoria 3143, Australia
    Alcohol 41:469-78. 2007
    ..Pueraria lobata appears to be an inappropriate herb for use in herbal hangover remedies as it is an inhibitor of ALDH2. The recommendations for its use should be similar to those for the ALDH2 inhibitor, Disulfiram...
  7. ncbi A systematic review of the job-stress intervention evaluation literature, 1990-2005
    Anthony D LaMontagne
    McCaughey Centre VicHealth Centre for the Promotion of Mental Health and Community Wellbeing, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Occup Environ Health 13:268-80. 2007
    ..Further measures are needed to foster the dissemination and implementation of systems approaches to examining interventions for job stress...
  8. ncbi Clinical staging: a heuristic model for psychiatry and youth mental health
    Patrick D McGorry
    University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:S40-2. 2007
    ..Young people with emerging mental and substance use disorders could be the main beneficiaries...
  9. ncbi Host and environmental factors associated with Hib in England, 1998-2002
    J McVernon
    Immunisation Department, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, UK
    Arch Dis Child 93:670-5. 2008
    ..Declining effectiveness of the UK's Hib vaccine programme was observed between 1998 and 2002...
  10. pmc From parasite to mutualist: rapid evolution of Wolbachia in natural populations of Drosophila
    Andrew R Weeks
    Department of Genetics, Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS Biol 5:e114. 2007
    ..Our data suggest smaller but qualitatively similar changes in relative fecundity in nature and demonstrate that fecundity-increasing Wolbachia variants are currently polymorphic in natural populations...
  11. ncbi Therapeutic approaches for muscle wasting disorders
    Gordon S Lynch
    Basic and Clinical Myology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Pharmacol Ther 113:461-87. 2007
    ..The emphasis is on therapies that can increase muscle mass and improve functional outcomes that will ultimately lead to improvement in the quality of life for affected patients...
  12. ncbi Obsessive-compulsive behaviours in specific situations: the relative influence of appraisals of control, responsibility and threat
    Richard Moulding
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 45:1693-702. 2007
    ..Control appraisals were particularly relevant to use of action, and to affect in the low responsibility situations. A possible interactive model of desire for control, threat and responsibility is discussed...
  13. pmc Living patients in a permanent vegetative state as legitimate research subjects
    S Curry
    Department of Philosophy, Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Old Quad, University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    J Med Ethics 32:606-7; discussion 609-11. 2006
  14. ncbi Using bivariate models to understand between- and within-cluster regression coefficients, with application to twin data
    Lyle C Gurrin
    Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Biometrics 62:745-51. 2006
    ..We illustrate these results in a study of female twin pairs from Australia and North America relating mammographic breast density to weight and body mass index...
  15. doi Skeletal and hormonal responses to sunlight deprivation in Antarctic expeditioners
    S Iuliano-Burns
    Austin Health, University of Melbourne, West Heidelberg, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 20:1523-8. 2009
    ..With emerging vitamin D insufficiency, serum calcium decreased, PTH increased, and bone loss at the proximal femur was observed. Baseline serum 25(OH)D levels >100 nmol/L prevented vitamin D insufficiency...
  16. doi Central neural regulation of cardiovascular function by angiotensin: a focus on the rostral ventrolateral medulla
    Andrew M Allen
    Department of Physiology, University of Melbourne, and Howard Florey Institute, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Neuroendocrinology 89:361-9. 2009
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  17. doi Clinical reasoning for child and adolescent mental health practitioners: the mindful formulation
    Sophie S Havighurst
    University of Melbourne, Australia
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 14:251-71. 2009
    ..This means that problems often associated with working with complex cases can be identified and addressed, reducing the risk of drop out, poor engagement or treatment failure...
  18. doi Pulmonary and neurological follow-up of extremely preterm infants
    Lex W Doyle
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Royal Women s Hospital, University of Melbourne, and Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Neonatology 97:388-94. 2010
    ..At school age other cognitive impairments including learning disabilities and behavioural problems occur more frequently. Despite these difficulties, most EP survivors escape without major long-term pulmonary or neurological problems...
  19. doi Prevention and early intervention to improve mental health in higher education students: a review
    Nicola Reavley
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 4:132-42. 2010
    ..In most developed countries, over 50% of young people are in higher education...
  20. doi Spinal reflexes in the long-tailed stingray, Himantura fai
    Peter D Kitchener
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 196:263-70. 2010
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  21. doi Genetic variation among Helicoverpa armigera populations as assessed by microsatellites: a cautionary tale about accurate allele scoring
    A R Weeks
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research CESAR, Department of Genetics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Bull Entomol Res 100:445-50. 2010
    ..armigera and the development of area-wide control options, as populations need to be considered as one panmictic unit. The results also highlight potential problems of automated scoring systems when these are not checked carefully...
  22. pmc An integrated pipeline for next-generation sequencing and annotation of mitochondrial genomes
    Aaron R Jex
    Department of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3030, Australia
    Nucleic Acids Res 38:522-33. 2010
    ..These mt genomic data provide a rich source of markers for studies of the systematics and population genetics of a group of socioeconomically important pathogens of humans and other animals...
  23. doi Exploring the effects of government funding on community-based organizations: 'top-down' or 'bottom-up' approaches to health promotion?
    Gemma E Carey
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Glob Health Promot 16:45-52. 2009
    ..In contrast, our findings suggest that due to government funding, those best positioned to promote community participation and empowerment may be experiencing a converse shift away from 'bottom-up' approaches...
  24. doi The impact of caring for a child with cerebral palsy: quality of life for mothers and fathers
    E Davis
    McCaughey Centre VicHealth Centre for the Promotion of Mental Health and Community Wellbeing, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Level 5, 207 Bouverie St, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Child Care Health Dev 36:63-73. 2010
    ..The aims of this study are to: (1) explore the QOL of mothers and fathers of children with CP aged 3-18 years; and (2) examine whether the impact of caring for a child with CP changes from childhood to adolescence...
  25. pmc Neuroanthropology: a humanistic science for the study of the culture-brain nexus
    Juan F Domínguez Duque
    Howard Florey Institute, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 5:138-47. 2010
    ..We also provide examples that illustrate the proposed methodological model for neuroanthropology. We conclude with a discussion about specific contributions the field can make to the study of the culture-brain nexus...
  26. doi Diagnostic errors in patients dying in hospital: radiology's contribution
    G S Heriot
    Department of Medical Imaging, St Vincent s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 53:188-93. 2009
    ..The taxonomy of diagnostic error we present is comprehensive, allows retrospective audit of error with commonly available data, and provides clinically useful identification of the point of error initiation...
  27. ncbi Real-time reception of multi-gigabit coherent optical OFDM signals
    Qi Yang
    Victoria Research Laboratory NICTA, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Opt Express 17:7985-92. 2009
    ..To the best of our knowledge, we have achieved the record real-time reception date rate for a single-input single-output (SISO) coherent OFDM signal, in either RF domain or optical domain...
  28. doi 11C-PiB PET studies in typical sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    V L Villemagne
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Centre for PET, Austin Health, 145 Studley Road, Heidelberg, VIC 3084, Australia
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 80:998-1001. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the premortem diagnostic utility of (11)C-PiB PET in sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)...
  29. doi The reliability and validity of the Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST) in first-episode psychosis
    Leanne Hides
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Addict Behav 34:821-5. 2009
    ..This study aims to determine the reliability and validity of the ASSIST for detecting substance use disorders in first-episode psychosis...
  30. pmc A hazardous substance exposure prevention rating method for intervention needs assessment and effectiveness evaluation: the Small Business Exposure Index
    Anthony D LaMontagne
    McCaughey Centre VicHealth Centre for the Promotion of Mental Health and Community Wellbeing, Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Environ Health 8:10. 2009
    ....
  31. ncbi Are pregnant Australian women well informed about prenatal genetic screening? A systematic investigation using the Multidimensional Measure of Informed Choice
    Heather J Rowe
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 46:433-9. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi Models of psychological service provision under Australia's Better Outcomes in Mental Health Care program
    Jane Pirkis
    Program Evaluation Unit, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 30:277-85. 2006
    ..Many of these models were being used in combination. No model was predictive of differential levels of access, suggesting that the approach of adapting models to the local context is proving successful...
  33. ncbi Aspects of cancer immunotherapy
    Ian F C McKenzie
    The Austin Research Institute, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Immunol Cell Biol 81:79-85. 2003
    ....
  34. pmc A type II pathway for fatty acid biosynthesis presents drug targets in Plasmodium falciparum
    Ross F Waller
    School of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:297-301. 2003
    ..This study substantiates the importance of fatty acid synthesis for blood-stage parasite survival and shows that this pathway provides scope for the development of novel antimalarial drugs...
  35. ncbi Do allergens play a role in early childhood asthma?
    Andrew S Kemp
    Departmnent of Immunology, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Vic
    Med J Aust 177:S52-4. 2002
    ..of asthma) an allergen-induced disease? Is it possible to modify asthma by environmental allergen manipulation in early childhood? Is it possible to modulate the immune response to allergens in a favourable direction in early childhood?..
  36. ncbi Baseline blood pressure but not early computed tomography changes predicts major hemorrhage after streptokinase in acute ischemic stroke
    A K Gilligan
    National Stroke Research Institute and University of Melbourne Department of Medicine, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Heidelberg West, Victoria, Australia
    Stroke 33:2236-42. 2002
    ..Intracerebral hemorrhage is the most serious complication of thrombolytic therapy for stroke. We explored factors associated with this complication in the Australian Streptokinase Trial...
  37. ncbi Comparative study of permanganate oxidation reactions of nucleotide bases by spectroscopy
    Chinh T Bui
    Genomic Disorders Research Centre, University of Melbourne, 7th Floor, Daly Wing, 41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria 3065, Australia
    Bioorg Chem 30:133-7. 2002
    ..The reaction was highly selective toward thymine and uracil, less with cytosine, very little reaction on guanine, and no reaction on adenine...
  38. ncbi Successful allogeneic stem cell transplant after invasive pulmonary zygomycosis
    M A Slavin
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Leuk Lymphoma 43:437-9. 2002
    ..The lesion was surgically excised and SCT proceeded with antifungal therapy, granulocyte transfusions and G-CSF support during the period of neutropenia...
  39. ncbi Mouldy houses influence symptoms of asthma among atopic individuals
    S Dharmage
    Department of Public Health, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Clin Exp Allergy 32:714-20. 2002
    ..The influence of current levels of indoor fungi on asthma is a controversial issue that needs to be resolved in order to advise patients appropriately...
  40. ncbi Excellent disease control and survival in patients with advanced nasopharyngeal cancer treated with chemoradiation
    Danny Rischin
    Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 20:1845-52. 2002
    ..To determine the efficacy and safety of epirubicin, cisplatin, and infusional fluorouracil (5-FU) chemotherapy followed by radiation with concurrent cisplatin in patients with locally and/or regionally advanced nasopharyngeal cancer...
  41. ncbi Evidence of recombination between 3' and 5' LTRs in macaques inoculated with SIV DNA
    Stephen J Kent
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, 3010, Australia
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 18:227-30. 2002
    ..This sequence analysis is the first demonstration of homologous recombination in vivo following administration of a single SIV strain...
  42. ncbi Dirty questions: Indigenous health and 'Western research'
    K Humphery
    VicHealth Koori Health Research and Community Development Unit, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 25:197-202. 2001
    ..It also discusses the 'reform' of Aboriginal health research practices since the 1980s, particularly in relation to the development of ethical guidelines...
  43. ncbi Frequency of disordered zona pellucida (ZP)-induced acrosome reaction in infertile men with normal semen analysis and normal spermatozoa-ZP binding
    D Y Liu
    University of Melbourne Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Reproductive Services, Andrology Laboratory, Royal Women s Hospital and Melbourne IVF, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Hum Reprod 16:1185-90. 2001
    ..Thus DZPIAR is common with normospermic idiopathic infertility and this condition should be diagnosed before assisted reproductive technology since it requires intracytoplasmic sperm injection...
  44. ncbi The Taa1 restriction enzyme provides a simple means to identify the Q368STOP mutation of the myocilin gene in primary open angle glaucoma
    P N Baird
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 131:510-1. 2001
    ..To identify a rapid and reliable method to detect the Glutamine 368 STOP (Q368STOP) disease-predisposing allele of the myocilin gene associated with adult onset, primary, open-angle glaucoma...
  45. ncbi Does risperidone have a place in the treatment of nonschizophrenic patients?
    I Schweitzer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 16:1-19. 2001
    ..This article reviews the evidence that risperidone may be an effective new treatment for disorders other than schizophrenia...
  46. ncbi The effect of orthographic uniqueness and deviation points on lexical decisions: evidence from unilateral and bilateral-redundant presentations
    Annukka K Lindell
    Department of Psychology, School of Behavioural Science, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Q J Exp Psychol A 56:287-307. 2003
    ..Overall, the results were interpreted as being consistent with predictions of a cohort model of word recognition, and they highlighted the effect of stimulus orientation on left and right hemisphere word recognition...
  47. pmc A heparin binding synthetic peptide from human HIP / RPL29 fails to specifically differentiate between anticoagulantly active and inactive species of heparin
    David E Hoke
    Center for Extracellular Matrix Biology The Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, Institute of Biosciences and Technology, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Negat Results Biomed 2:1. 2003
    ..Thus, HIP peptide-1 cannot recognize Hp via bio-specific interactions but binds glycosaminoglycans by non-specific charge interactions...
  48. ncbi Two further cases of Ohdo syndrome delineate the phenotypic variability of the condition
    S M White
    Genetic Health Services Victoria, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Parkville 3052, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Dysmorphol 12:109-13. 2003
    ..Subtelomeric FISH studies of all chromosome arms on the two cases showed no abnormality. We propose clinical criteria for the diagnosis of Ohdo syndrome and delineate features of the severe phenotype...
  49. ncbi Primary sensory afferent innervation of the developing superficial dorsal horn in the South American opossum Monodelphis domestica
    Peter D Kitchener
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    J Comp Neurol 495:37-52. 2006
    ....
  50. ncbi Confidential health care for adolescents: reconciling clinical evidence with family values
    Lena A Sanci
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 183:410-4. 2005
    ..Evaluation of maturity must take into account characteristics of the young person, gravity of the proposed treatment, family factors, and statutory restrictions...
  51. ncbi Inter-ocular transfer of the tilt illusion shows that monocular orientation mechanisms are colour selective
    Jason D Forte
    National Vision Research Institute, Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Corner of Cardigan and Keppel Streets, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Vision Res 45:2715-21. 2005
    ..These results suggest that colour and orientation processing interact at monocular stages of visual processing, whereas binocular visual mechanisms code for form in a manner that is largely insensitive to chromatic signature...
  52. ncbi An inter-ethnic comparison study of clozapine dosage, clinical response and plasma levels
    Chee H Ng
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Richmond, Victoria, Australia
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 20:163-8. 2005
    ..Hence, appropriate dose adjustment should be considered in Asian patients receiving maintenance clozapine therapy in clinical practice...
  53. ncbi A multimedia CD-ROM tool to improve student understanding of bile salts and bilirubin metabolism: evaluation of its use in a medical hybrid PBL course
    Samy A Azer
    Faculty Education Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Adv Physiol Educ 29:40-50. 2005
    ..A total of 106 first-year medical students (27 with and 79 without a prior university degree) at the University of Melbourne participated in this study...
  54. ncbi Pore-forming protein toxins: from structure to function
    Michael W Parker
    Biota Structural Biology Laboratory, St Vincent s Institute of Medical Research, 9 Princes Street, Fitzroy, Victoria 3065, Australia
    Prog Biophys Mol Biol 88:91-142. 2005
    ..Recent work suggests a number of common features in the mechanism of membrane insertion may exist for each class...
  55. ncbi Evaluating the impact of a preceptorship course on mental health nursing practice
    Rosemary Charleston
    Centre for Psychiatric Nursing Research and Practice, School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, 1 723 Swantson Street, Carlton 3010, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 13:191-7. 2004
    ..The findings suggest that participants (n = 150) were highly satisfied with the content and delivery of the course, and that it is likely to affect their attitude towards and fulfillment of the preceptorship role...
  56. ncbi Effect of candesartan and lisinopril alone and in combination on blood pressure and microalbuminuria
    Trefor Morgan
    Department of Physiology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, 3010, Australia
    J Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone Syst 5:64-71. 2004
    ..It has been suggested that combined therapy may be more effective at reducing blood pressure (BP) than higher doses of either drug...
  57. ncbi Fibroblast growth factor-2 over-rides insulin-like growth factor-I induced proliferation and cell survival in human neuroblastoma cells
    Vincenzo C Russo
    Centre for Hormone Research, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    J Cell Physiol 199:371-80. 2004
    ..Modulation of IGF binding protein abundance by FGF-2 does not play a significant role in inhibition of IGF-I induced mitogenesis...
  58. ncbi Domains of the TGN: coats, tethers and G proteins
    Paul A Gleeson
    The Russell Grimwade School of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Traffic 5:315-26. 2004
    ..Diversity within these protein families is highlighted and shown to be critical for the functionality of the trans-Golgi network, as a mediator of protein sorting and membrane transport, and for the maintenance of Golgi structure...
  59. ncbi Structural biology of prions
    Roberto Cappai
    Department of Pathology, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Contrib Microbiol 11:14-32. 2004
  60. ncbi Missing girls and son preference in rural India: looking beyond popular myth
    Mridula Bandyopadhyay
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, Department of Public Health, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Health Care Women Int 24:910-26. 2003
    ..Trajectories of selective neglect of and discrimination against daughters have been researched extensively, but the related issues of female foeticide and infanticide have been less examined...
  61. ncbi Immunohistochemical analysis of intracardiac ganglia of the rat heart
    R J Richardson
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Melbourne, 3010 Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Cell Tissue Res 314:337-50. 2003
    ..Taken together, the results of this study indicate a moderate level of chemical diversity within the intracardiac neurons of the rat. Such chemical diversity may reflect functional specialisation of neurons in the intracardiac ganglia...
  62. ncbi Association of presbyopic correction with changes in visual fields
    P N Dimitrov
    Center for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 28:165-8. 2000
    ..These data suggest that the use of presbyopic correction is associated with changes in the visual field...

Research Grants29

  1. Retinal Microvascular Signs and CVD in Older Persons
    Tien Wong; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This may ultimately lead to improved identification, and preventive and therapeutic strategies for the most common causes of morbidity, disability and mortality affecting elderly people in the United States. ..
  2. AUSTRALASIAN COLORECTAL CANCER FAMILY REGISTRY
    John Hopper; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. AUSTRALASIAN COLORECTAL CANCER FAMILY REGISTRY
    John Hopper; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  4. AUSTRALIAN BREAST CANCER FAMILY REGISTRY
    John Hopper; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  5. PREDICTORS OF RECURRENT STROKE IN THE PROGRESS STUDY
    Duncan Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition, plasma markers that predict risk of recurrent stroke may indicate novel therapies to prevent this condition. ..
  6. The biological activity of metal ion-gastrin complexes
    GRAHAM BALDWIN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In the longer term definition of high affinity receptors for PDP-metal ion complexes may permit the development of novel therapies for treatment of disorders of iron metabolism and of gastrointestinal cancers. ..
  7. The biology of gastrin-ferric ion complexes
    GRAHAM BALDWIN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Recognition that metal ions are essential for the biological activity of NAGs may permit the development of novel therapies for colon cancer. ..
  8. The biology of gastrin-ferric ion complexes
    GRAHAM BALDWIN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Recognition that metal ions are essential for the biological activity of NAGs may permit the development of novel therapies for colon cancer. ..
  9. Development of a P.gingivalis vaccine
    Eric Reynolds; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The recombinant proteins, protein fragments and synthetic peptide multivalent constructs will be tested as defined vaccines against P. gingivalis in murine models of disease. ..
  10. Impact of Oral bacterial interactions on periodontitis
    Eric Reynolds; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..gingivalis, T. denticola, B. forsythus and F. nucleatum grown in monoculture and as polymicrobial cultures using 2D-gel electrophoresis, mass spectrometry and Western blotting. ..
  11. Genetics of Mild Hearing Loss in children Aged 6-12 yrs
    Melissa Wake; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Genetic modifiers of hemochromatosis phenotype
    Dorota Gertig; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..HH is a model disease for studying gene-gene interaction due to the availability of intermediate markers of iron overload and promising candidate modifier genes in iron transport pathways. ..
  13. Phase l study of 131 I-HuA33 with oral capecitabine in*
    Andrew Scott; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Utilizing a cautious dose escalation protocol, this trial aims to define the maximum tolerated combination of capecitabine and 131l-huA33. ..
  14. HIV as a key regulator of c-MYB in human cells
    Robert Ramsay; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We hypothesize that Tat activates c-MYB in macrophages and that a thorough understanding of this process will advance our goal of blocking HIV transcription. ..