australia

Summary

Summary: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Chytridiomycosis causes amphibian mortality associated with population declines in the rain forests of Australia and Central America
    L Berger
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:9031-6. 1998
  2. pmc DNA barcoding Australia's fish species
    Robert D Ward
    CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, GPO Box 1538, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:1847-57. 2005
  3. ncbi World salinization with emphasis on Australia
    Pichu Rengasamy
    Soil and Land Systems, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Waite Campus, PMB 1, Glen Osmond, SA 5064, Australia
    J Exp Bot 57:1017-23. 2006
  4. ncbi Neurological manifestations of enterovirus 71 infection in children during an outbreak of hand, foot, and mouth disease in Western Australia
    P McMinn
    Department of Microbiology, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, WA, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 32:236-42. 2001
  5. ncbi Walking, cycling, and obesity rates in Europe, North America, and Australia
    David R Bassett
    University of Tennessee Obesity Research Center, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:795-814. 2008
  6. ncbi Cohort Profile: the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health
    Christina Lee
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 34:987-91. 2005
  7. pmc Mycobacterium ulcerans in mosquitoes captured during outbreak of Buruli ulcer, southeastern Australia
    Paul D R Johnson
    Infectious Disease Department, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1653-60. 2007
  8. ncbi Reemergence of the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men in North America, Western Europe, and Australia, 1996-2005
    Patrick S Sullivan
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:423-31. 2009
  9. ncbi The impact of co-payment increases on dispensings of government-subsidised medicines in Australia
    Anna Hynd
    Centre for Health Services Research, School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:1091-9. 2008
  10. ncbi The prevalence and impact of overweight and obesity in an Australian obstetric population
    Leonie K Callaway
    E Floor, Clinical Sciences Building, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Herston QLD 4029, Australia
    Med J Aust 184:56-9. 2006

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  1. pmc Chytridiomycosis causes amphibian mortality associated with population declines in the rain forests of Australia and Central America
    L Berger
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:9031-6. 1998
    ..Chytridiales) were found in sick and dead adult anurans collected from montane rain forests in Queensland (Australia) and Panama during mass mortality events associated with significant population declines...
  2. pmc DNA barcoding Australia's fish species
    Robert D Ward
    CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, GPO Box 1538, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:1847-57. 2005
    ..We conclude that cox1 sequencing, or 'barcoding', can be used to identify fish species...
  3. ncbi World salinization with emphasis on Australia
    Pichu Rengasamy
    Soil and Land Systems, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Waite Campus, PMB 1, Glen Osmond, SA 5064, Australia
    J Exp Bot 57:1017-23. 2006
    ..Different types of salinization with a prevalence of sodium salts affect about 30% of the land area in Australia. While more attention is given to groundwater-associated salinity and irrigation salinity, which affects about ..
  4. ncbi Neurological manifestations of enterovirus 71 infection in children during an outbreak of hand, foot, and mouth disease in Western Australia
    P McMinn
    Department of Microbiology, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, WA, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 32:236-42. 2001
    ..of EV71-associated neurological disease that occurred from February through September 1999 in Perth, Western Australia. Fourteen children with culture-proven, EV71-induced neurological disease were identified...
  5. ncbi Walking, cycling, and obesity rates in Europe, North America, and Australia
    David R Bassett
    University of Tennessee Obesity Research Center, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:795-814. 2008
    ..This study was designed to examine the relationship between active transportation (defined as the percentage of trips taken by walking, bicycling, and public transit) and obesity rates (BMI > or = 30 kg . m-2) in different countries...
  6. ncbi Cohort Profile: the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health
    Christina Lee
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 34:987-91. 2005
  7. pmc Mycobacterium ulcerans in mosquitoes captured during outbreak of Buruli ulcer, southeastern Australia
    Paul D R Johnson
    Infectious Disease Department, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1653-60. 2007
    ..We investigated an outbreak of BU in a small coastal town in southeastern Australia and screened by PCR mosquitoes caught there. All cases of BU were confirmed by culture or PCR...
  8. ncbi Reemergence of the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men in North America, Western Europe, and Australia, 1996-2005
    Patrick S Sullivan
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:423-31. 2009
    ..changes in rates of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) notifications in men who have sex with men (MSM) in eight countries (Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom, and United States) from 1996-2005.
  9. ncbi The impact of co-payment increases on dispensings of government-subsidised medicines in Australia
    Anna Hynd
    Centre for Health Services Research, School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:1091-9. 2008
    ..We investigated whether this increase and two related co-payment changes were associated with changes in dispensings of selected subsidised medicines in Australia.
  10. ncbi The prevalence and impact of overweight and obesity in an Australian obstetric population
    Leonie K Callaway
    E Floor, Clinical Sciences Building, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Herston QLD 4029, Australia
    Med J Aust 184:56-9. 2006
    ..To assess the prevalence and impact of overweight and obesity in an Australian obstetric population...
  11. ncbi Associations of TV viewing and physical activity with the metabolic syndrome in Australian adults
    D W Dunstan
    International Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Diabetologia 48:2254-61. 2005
    ..We analysed a sample of Australian adults to determine the strength of associations of TV viewing and participation in physical activity with the metabolic syndrome...
  12. ncbi The Anti Cancer Council of Victoria FFQ: relative validity of nutrient intakes compared with weighed food records in young to middle-aged women in a study of iron supplementation
    A Hodge
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Anti Cancer Council of Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053
    Aust N Z J Public Health 24:576-83. 2000
    ..To assess the validity of the Anti Cancer Council of Victoria food frequency questionnaire (ACCVFFQ) relative to seven-day weighed food records (WFRs) in 63 women of child-bearing age...
  13. ncbi Interpreting scores on the Kessler Psychological Distress Scale (K10)
    G Andrews
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre in Evidence for Mental Health Policy and School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Darlinghurst
    Aust N Z J Public Health 25:494-7. 2001
    ..To provide normative data on the Kessler Psychological Distress Scale (K10), a scale that is being increasingly used for clinical and epidemiological purposes...
  14. ncbi Complementary and alternative medicine use in Australia: a national population-based survey
    Charlie C L Xue
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Altern Complement Med 13:643-50. 2007
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  15. ncbi The Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab)--methods and response rates
    David W Dunstan
    The International Diabetes Institute, 250 Kooyong Road, Caulfield, VIC 3162, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 57:119-29. 2002
    ..AusDiab) addresses the urgent need for data on diabetes prevalence, risk factors and associated conditions in Australia. Here we describe the methods used and the response rates obtained...
  16. ncbi Obesity is associated with worse peritoneal dialysis outcomes in the Australia and New Zealand patient populations
    Stephen P McDonald
    Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry, Adelaide, Australia
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:2894-901. 2003
    ..Using data from the Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry, an analysis of all new adult patients (n = 9679) who underwent ..
  17. ncbi Sex in Australia: sexual identity, sexual attraction and sexual experience among a representative sample of adults
    Anthony M A Smith
    Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:138-45. 2003
    To describe the prevalence of same-sex and opposite-sex attraction and experience in Australia and the prevalence of different sexual identities.
  18. ncbi Prevalence and patterns of multimorbidity in Australia
    Helena C Britt
    Family Medicine Research Centre, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:72-7. 2008
    ..To estimate the prevalence and patterns of multimorbidity in a sample of patients attending general practice, in the population who attended general practice in 2005, and in the Australian population...
  19. ncbi The incidence of contact lens-related microbial keratitis in Australia
    Fiona Stapleton
    Institute for Eye Research, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 115:1655-62. 2008
    ..To establish the absolute risk of contact lens (CL)-related microbial keratitis, the incidence of vision loss and risk factors for disease...
  20. ncbi Comparing bleaching and mortality responses of hard corals between southern Kenya and the Great Barrier Reef, Australia
    T R McClanahan
    The Wildlife Conservation Society, P O Box 99470, Mombasa, Kenya
    Mar Pollut Bull 48:327-35. 2004
    ..These results suggest that a colonies response to bleaching is phylogenetically constrained, emphasizing the importance of features of the host's physiology or morphology in determining the response to thermal stress...
  21. ncbi Blood sources of mosquitoes collected from urban and peri-urban environments in eastern Australia with species-specific molecular analysis of avian blood meals
    Cassie C Jansen
    Australian Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre for Emerging Infectious Disease, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:849-57. 2009
    To identify the hosts of mosquitoes collected from urban and peri-urban habitats in eastern Australia, 1,180 blood fed mosquitoes representing 15 species were analyzed by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and molecular techniques...
  22. ncbi Epidemiology and host- and variety-dependent characteristics of infection due to Cryptococcus neoformans in Australia and New Zealand. Australasian Cryptococcal Study Group
    S Chen
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 31:499-508. 2000
    A prospective population-based study was conducted in Australia and New Zealand during 1994-1997 to elucidate the epidemiology of cryptococcosis due to Cryptococcus neoformans var. neoformans (CNVN) and C. neoformans var...
  23. ncbi Burden of disease and injury in Australia in the new millennium: measuring health loss from diseases, injuries and risk factors
    Stephen J Begg
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:36-40. 2008
    To describe the magnitude and distribution of health problems in Australia, in order to identify key opportunities for health gain.
  24. ncbi Overweight and obesity in Australia: the 1999-2000 Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab)
    Adrian J Cameron
    Department of Epidemiology, International Diabetes Institute, 250 Kooyong Road, Caulfield, VIC 3162
    Med J Aust 178:427-32. 2003
    ..To measure the prevalence of obesity in Australian adults and to examine the associations of obesity with socioeconomic and lifestyle factors...
  25. ncbi Anaphylaxis fatalities and admissions in Australia
    Woei Kang Liew
    Department of Allergy and Immunology, Melbourne, Australia
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:434-42. 2009
    ..Detailed data on fatal anaphylaxis are limited, with national anaphylaxis fatality data for the United Kingdom and food-induced anaphylaxis fatality data for the United States. Time trends for anaphylaxis fatalities are not available...
  26. ncbi The veterinary and public health significance of hookworm in dogs and cats in Australia and the status of A. ceylanicum
    Carlysle S Palmer
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Molecular Epidemiology of Parasitic Infections, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences and Western Australian State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia
    Vet Parasitol 145:304-13. 2007
    ..During this study, faecal samples were collected from dogs (n=1391) and cats (n=1027) across Australia. Samples were examined by microscopy and information regarding the demographics of each animal, and the ..
  27. pmc Seasonal influenza in the United States, France, and Australia: transmission and prospects for control
    G Chowell
    Theoretical Division MS B284, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87544, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 136:852-64. 2008
    ..reproduction numbers of seasonal influenza epidemics spanning three decades in the United States, France, and Australia. We found similar distributions of reproduction number estimates in the three countries, with mean value 1...
  28. ncbi An outbreak of Japanese encephalitis in the Torres Strait, Australia, 1995
    J N Hanna
    Tropical Public Health Unit, Queensland Health, Cairns
    Med J Aust 165:256-60. 1996
    ..To determine the distribution of virus infection during an outbreak of Japanese encephalitis (JE) in the Torres Strait, and to describe the environmental factors facilitating the outbreak...
  29. ncbi The effect of heat waves on hospital admissions for renal disease in a temperate city of Australia
    Alana L Hansen
    Discipline of Public Health, School of Population Health and Clinical Practice, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1359-65. 2008
    ..Our study aims to quantify the relationship between exposure to extreme high temperatures and renal morbidity in South Australia.
  30. ncbi Multiple chronic diseases and quality of life: patterns emerging from a large national sample, Australia
    Agnes Emilia Walker
    Australian Centre for Economic Research on Health, Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia
    Chronic Illn 3:202-18. 2007
    ..To do this, we studied the associations between co-morbidities and indicators of quality of life and/or psychological distress...
  31. pmc The prevalence of retinal vein occlusion: pooled data from population studies from the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia
    Sophie Rogers
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Vic, Australia
    Ophthalmology 117:313-9.e1. 2010
    To summarize the prevalence of retinal vein occlusion (RVO) from studies in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
  32. pmc Community-acquired bacteremic Acinetobacter pneumonia in tropical Australia is caused by diverse strains of Acinetobacter baumannii, with carriage in the throat in at-risk groups
    Nicholas M Anstey
    Menzies School of Health Research, Royal Darwin Hospital, Northern Territory Clinical School, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 40:685-6. 2002
    ..Acinetobacter pneumonia (CAAP), a major cause of fatal community-acquired pneumonia in tropical Australia, were phenotypically and genotypically confirmed by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis analysis to be broadly ..
  33. ncbi Television time and continuous metabolic risk in physically active adults
    Genevieve N Healy
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:639-45. 2008
    ..Among Australian adults who met the public health guideline for the minimum health-enhancing levels of physical activity, we examined the dose-response associations of television-viewing time with continuous metabolic risk variables...
  34. ncbi Waist-hip ratio is the dominant risk factor predicting cardiovascular death in Australia
    Timothy A Welborn
    Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Hospital Avenue, Nedlands, WA, Australia
    Med J Aust 179:580-5. 2003
    ..To evaluate clinical measures of obesity for their ability to predict death from cardiovascular disease (CVD) and coronary heart disease (CHD), in parallel with conventional cardiovascular risk factors...
  35. ncbi Genetic diversity of human metapneumovirus over 4 consecutive years in Australia
    Ian M Mackay
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Disease Laboratory, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    J Infect Dis 193:1630-3. 2006
    ..Concurrent, annual circulation of all 4 hMPV subtypes in our study population was common, with a single, usually different hMPV subtype predominating in each year...
  36. ncbi The etiology of community-acquired pneumonia in Australia: why penicillin plus doxycycline or a macrolide is the most appropriate therapy
    Patrick G P Charles
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Vic, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1513-21. 2008
    Available data on the etiology of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in Australia are very limited...
  37. ncbi Prevalence and molecular characterisation of Cryptosporidium and Giardia species in pre-weaned sheep in Australia
    Rongchang Yang
    Division of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia 6150, Australia
    Vet Parasitol 161:19-24. 2009
    A total of 477 faecal samples from pre-weaned sheep from 5 different farms in the south west of Western Australia were screened for the presence of Cryptosporidium and Giardia using PCR...
  38. ncbi A review of policies on alcohol use during pregnancy in Australia and other English-speaking countries, 2006
    Colleen M O'Leary
    Department of Population Sciences and Centre for Child Health Research, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research and University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:466-71. 2007
    ..This position has polarised health professional and consumer opinion in Australia. The NHMRC guidelines on alcohol are scheduled for review in 2007...
  39. ncbi Associations of dialysis modality and infectious mortality in incident dialysis patients in Australia and New Zealand
    David W Johnson
    Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry, Adelaide, Australia
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:290-7. 2009
    The aim of the present investigation is to compare rates, types, causes, and timing of infectious death in incident peritoneal dialysis (PD) and hemodialysis (HD) patients in Australia and New Zealand.
  40. ncbi The epidemiology of melioidosis in Australia and Papua New Guinea
    B J Currie
    Division of Medicine, Royal Darwin Hospital Clinical School and Tropical Medicine and International Health Unit, Menzies School of Health Research, Casuarina, NT, Australia
    Acta Trop 74:121-7. 2000
    Melioidosis was first described in Australia in an outbreak in sheep in 1949 in north Queensland (22 degrees S). Human melioidosis was first described from Townsville (19 degrees S) in 1950...
  41. ncbi Dengue and climate change in Australia: predictions for the future should incorporate knowledge from the past
    Richard C Russell
    University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:265-8. 2009
    Dengue transmission in Australia is currently restricted to Queensland, where the vector mosquito Aedes aegypti is established...
  42. ncbi Divergence across Australia's Carpentarian barrier: statistical phylogeography of the red-backed fairy wren (Malurus melanocephalus)
    June Y Lee
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Evolution 62:3117-34. 2008
    ..red-backed fairy wren Malurus melanocephalus, a small passerine distributed in the northern and eastern part of Australia across the Carpentarian barrier...
  43. ncbi General practice management of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents in Australia
    Michelle A Cretikos
    NSW Public Health Officer Training Program, Centre for Epidemiology and Research, NSW Department of Health, NSW, Australia
    Med Care 46:1163-9. 2008
    ..Childhood obesity is rapidly increasing in prevalence worldwide, but healthcare capacity to address this problem seems limited...
  44. ncbi Sociodemographic correlates of antidepressant utilisation in Australia
    Andrew N Page
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:479-83. 2009
    ..To investigate sociodemographic variation in antidepressant utilisation...
  45. ncbi Adverse events in surgical patients in Australia
    A K Kable
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medical Practice, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Qual Health Care 14:269-76. 2002
    To determine the adverse event (AE) rate for surgical patients in Australia.
  46. ncbi Comparison of the prevalence and mortality risk of CKD in Australia using the CKD Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) and Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) Study GFR estimating equations: the AusDiab (Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle
    Sarah L White
    The George Institute for International Health, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Am J Kidney Dis 55:660-70. 2010
    ..The Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) is more accurate than the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) Study equation. We applied both equations in a cohort representative of the Australian adult population...
  47. ncbi Antibiotic susceptibility of Burkholderia pseudomallei from tropical northern Australia and implications for therapy of melioidosis
    A W Jenney
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, NT 0810, Australia
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 17:109-13. 2001
    ....
  48. ncbi Latitudinal variation in the prevalence and intensity of chytrid (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) infection in eastern Australia
    Kerry M Kriger
    Griffith University, Centre for Innovative Conservation Strategies, PMB 50 Gold Coast Mail Centre, QLD 9726, Australia
    Conserv Biol 21:1280-90. 2007
    ..Our results will directly assist amphibian disease researchers and wildlife managers, whose conservation efforts should focus on those amphibian populations living within the B. dendrobatidis climatic envelope that we have described...
  49. ncbi headspace: Australia's National Youth Mental Health Foundation--where young minds come first
    Patrick D McGorry
    University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:S68-70. 2007
    headspace, Australia's national youth mental health initiative, was created in 2006 in response to the recognition that the existing health system needed to be much more accessible and effective for young people with mental and substance ..
  50. pmc The economic impact and cost of visual impairment in Australia
    H R Taylor
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne Street, East Melbourne, Vic, Australia 3002
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:272-5. 2006
    To quantify the total economic costs of vision loss in Australia.
  51. pmc A regional initiative to reduce skin infections amongst aboriginal children living in remote communities of the Northern Territory, Australia
    Ross M Andrews
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e554. 2009
    Linked to extreme rates of chronic heart and kidney disease, pyoderma is endemic amongst Aboriginal children in Australia's Northern Territory (NT). Many of those with pyoderma will also have scabies...
  52. pmc Phylogenetic analysis of enterovirus 71 strains isolated during linked epidemics in Malaysia, Singapore, and Western Australia
    P McMinn
    Department of Microbiology, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Subiaco, Western Australia 6008, Australia
    J Virol 75:7732-8. 2001
    ..viruses belonging to genogroups B3 and B4 have circulated endemically in Southeast Asia during this period and have been the primary cause of several large HFMD or encephalitis epidemics in Malaysia, Singapore, and Western Australia.
  53. ncbi The epidemiology of cataract in Australia
    C A McCarty
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, East Melbourne, Victoria
    Am J Ophthalmol 128:446-65. 1999
    ..To describe the prevalence and risk factors for cataract in an Australian population aged 40 years and older...
  54. ncbi The performance of the K6 and K10 screening scales for psychological distress in the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being
    T A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry, Nagoya City University Medical School, Nagoya, Japan
    Psychol Med 33:357-62. 2003
    ..Two new screening scales for psychological distress, the K6 and K10, have been developed but their relative efficiency has not been evaluated in comparison with existing scales...
  55. ncbi Population seroprevalence of human papillomavirus types 6, 11, 16, and 18 in men, women, and children in Australia
    Anthony T Newall
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1647-55. 2008
    ..Seroepidemiology is a valuable tool, although the relationship between HPV infection and seropositivity is incomplete...
  56. ncbi Using effectiveness and cost-effectiveness to make drug coverage decisions: a comparison of Britain, Australia, and Canada
    Fiona M Clement
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    JAMA 302:1437-43. 2009
    ..This study describes how that evidence has been used across 3 jurisdictions (Australia, Canada, and Britain) that have been at the forefront of evidence-based coverage internationally.
  57. ncbi Social capital and health in Australia: An overview from the household, income and labour dynamics in Australia survey
    Helen Louise Berry
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, The Australian National University, ACTON ACT 0200, Canberra
    Soc Sci Med 70:588-96. 2010
    ..Data were taken from Wave 6 (2006) of the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey...
  58. pmc Emergence of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in Australia: phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of isolates
    J M Bell
    National Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Program, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 36:2187-90. 1998
    Enterococci with resistance to glycopeptides have recently emerged in Australia. We developed multiplex PCR assays for vanA, vanB, vanC1, and vanC2 or vanC3 in order to examine the genetic basis for vancomycin resistance in Australian ..
  59. ncbi Genetic analysis of canine parvovirus from dogs in Australia
    J Meers
    School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia
    Aust Vet J 85:392-6. 2007
    To determine the genetic variants of canine parvovirus-2 (CPV) present in domestic dogs in Australia and to investigate 26 cases of apparent vaccine failure.
  60. ncbi Primary prevention of skin cancer: a review of sun protection in Australia and internationally
    Warren R Stanton
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Health Promot Int 19:369-78. 2004
    ..In this paper the recent data relating to skin cancer primary preventive behaviour in Australia and other countries is reviewed...
  61. ncbi Epidemiology of malignant mesothelioma in Australia
    A William Musk
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Nedlands
    Lung Cancer 45:S21-3. 2004
    In Australia, consumption of asbestos peaked in about 1975 at around 70,000t per year--the majority being used for asbestos cement manufacture...
  62. ncbi Prevalence and antigenic differences observed between Bovine viral diarrhea virus subgenotypes isolated from cattle in Australia and feedlots in the southwestern United States
    Julia F Ridpath
    Virus and Prion Diseases of Livestock Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, 1920 Dayton Avenue, P O Box 70, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 22:184-91. 2010
    ..The purpose of the current study was to determine the prevalence of BVDV subgenotypes in the United States and Australia and to determine if there are detectable antigenic differences between the prevalent subgenotypes...
  63. ncbi Risk of suicide in cancer patients in Western Australia, 1981-2002
    Nigel R C Dormer
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:140-3. 2008
    To describe the incidence and risk of suicide in cancer patients in Western Australia from 1981 to 2002.
  64. ncbi Sex in Australia: sexually transmissible infection and blood-borne virus history in a representative sample of adults
    Andrew E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:234-41. 2003
    ..To describe the lifetime and recent history of STIs and BBV, including place of seeking treatment, in a representative sample of Australian adults...
  65. pmc Varied diazotrophies, morphologies, and toxicities of genetically similar isolates of Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii (nostocales, cyanophyceae) from Northern Australia
    M L Saker
    Departamento de Zoologia e Antropologia, Faculdade de Ciencias, Praça Gomes Teixeira, 4050 Porto, Portugal
    Appl Environ Microbiol 67:1839-45. 2001
    ..raciborskii isolates obtained from a range of water bodies in northern Australia and grown in batch culture...
  66. ncbi Analyses of associations with asthma in four asthma population samples from Canada and Australia
    Denise Daley
    James Hogg iCAPTURE Center, University of British Columbia UBC, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    Hum Genet 125:445-59. 2009
    ..To aid in future replication studies of asthma genes a comprehensive database was compiled and is available to the scientific community at http://genapha.icapture.ubc.ca/...
  67. ncbi Empirical uncertainty and moral contest: a qualitative analysis of the relationship between medical specialists and the pharmaceutical industry in Australia
    E Doran
    Discipline of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 62:1510-9. 2006
    ....
  68. ncbi How much cervical cancer in Australia is vaccine preventable? A meta-analysis
    Julia M L Brotherton
    National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead and the University of Sydney, Locked Bag 4001, NSW 2145, Australia
    Vaccine 26:250-6. 2008
    ..cancer attributable to high risk HPV types covered by the prophylactic HPV vaccines (HPV types 16 and 18) in Australia. By applying a systematic search strategy and established inclusion criteria, seven studies containing 553 ..
  69. ncbi Spontaneous preterm birth of liveborn infants in women at low risk in Australia over 10 years: a population-based study
    S K Tracy
    Australian Institute of Health and Welfare National Perinatal Statistics Unit, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Australia
    BJOG 114:731-5. 2007
    ..To describe a 10-year trend in preterm birth...
  70. ncbi Phylogeography of western Pacific Leucetta 'chagosensis' (Porifera: Calcarea) from ribosomal DNA sequences: implications for population history and conservation of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area (Australia)
    Gert Worheide
    Queensland Centre for Biodiversity, Queensland Museum, PO Box 3300, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia
    Mol Ecol 11:1753-68. 2002
    ....
  71. ncbi Brain drain of doctors from southern Africa: brain gain for Australia
    Sumit S Oberoi
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, 1 Kingsbury Drive, Melbourne, VIC 3086, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 30:25-33. 2006
    ..Today, brain drain is a major problem facing less developed countries, while Australia and other developed countries are the beneficiaries...
  72. ncbi Surveillance of hospital-acquired infections in Australia--One Nation, Many States
    Michael J Richards
    VICNISS Coordinating Centre for Surveillance of Hospital Acquired Infections, Australia
    J Hosp Infect 65:174-81. 2007
    ..Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia have recent substantial initiatives in development of statewide programmes...
  73. ncbi Injuries to elite male cricketers in Australia over a 10-year period
    John W Orchard
    University of New South Wales, South Sydney Sports Medicine, 111 Anzac Pde, Kensington, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 9:459-67. 2006
    ..Cricket is a much safer sport to play at the elite level for batsmen, fieldsmen, wicketkeepers, and spin bowlers than the football codes, which are the other most popular professional sports in Australia.
  74. ncbi Polymicrobial peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis patients in Australia: predictors, treatment, and outcomes
    Katherine Barraclough
    Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry, Adelaide, Australia
    Am J Kidney Dis 55:121-31. 2010
    ..The study aim was to examine the frequency, predictors, treatment, and clinical outcomes of peritoneal dialysis-associated polymicrobial peritonitis...
  75. ncbi Drug treatment and cost of cardiovascular disease in Australia
    Zanfina Ademi
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Centre for Cardiovascular Research and Education in Therapeutics, Monash University, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Cardiovasc Ther 27:164-72. 2009
    b>Australia's Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme supports the use of effective drugs for the prevention and control of cardiovascular risk factors...
  76. ncbi A national approach to perinatal mental health in Australia: exercising caution in the roll-out of a public health initiative
    Jane S Yelland
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 191:276-9. 2009
    ..The NPDP provides an opportunity to develop and evaluate new approaches to assessing perinatal depression and a range of psychosocial issues, and to test strategies for supporting women and their families before and after birth...
  77. ncbi An exploration of issues of management and intention to stay: allied health professionals in South West Victoria, Australia
    Karen Stagnitti
    Occupational Science and Therapy, Deakin University, Waterfront Campus, 1 Gheringhap Street, Geelong, VIC 3217, Australia
    J Allied Health 35:226-32. 2006
    ..Recommendations are given for organizational development and training for managers...
  78. ncbi Post-traumatic stress disorder: findings from the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Well-being
    M Creamer
    National Centre for PTSD, Mental Health Research Institute, University of Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Psychol Med 31:1237-47. 2001
    ..Future research is needed to investigate rates among other populations outside the North American continent...
  79. ncbi CAM practitioners in integrative practice in New South Wales, Australia: a descriptive study
    Sandra Grace
    Department of Health and Chiropractic, Macquarie University, 2109 NSW, Australia
    Complement Ther Med 16:42-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the role of complementary and alternative medical (CAM) practitioners in integrative practices where general practitioners (GPs) and CAM practitioners were co-located...
  80. ncbi How effective is the revised regulatory code for alcohol advertising in Australia?
    Sandra C Jones
    Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:29-38. 2008
    b>Australia, like several other countries, has a self-regulatory approach to advertising...
  81. ncbi Higher rate and earlier peritonitis in Aboriginal patients compared to non-Aboriginal patients with end-stage renal failure maintained on peritoneal dialysis in Australia: analysis of ANZDATA
    Wai H Lim
    Renal Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 10:192-7. 2005
    ..maintained on peritoneal dialysis (PD) have a higher rate of technique failure than any other racial group in Australia. Peritonitis accounts for the bulk of these technique failures, but it is uncertain whether the increased risk ..
  82. ncbi Patient expectations regarding total knee arthroplasty: differences among the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia
    Elizabeth A Lingard
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:1201-7. 2006
    ..Our aim was to determine whether patients from the United Kingdom, United States, and Australia have different preoperative expectations regarding total knee arthroplasty and whether these expectations have ..
  83. ncbi Postnatal mental health of women giving birth in Australia 2002-2004: findings from the beyondblue National Postnatal Depression Program
    Anne E Buist
    Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, Austin Health and University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:66-73. 2008
    To describe the postnatal mental health status of women giving birth in Australia 2002-2004 at 6-8 weeks postpartum.
  84. ncbi Stigma about depression and its impact on help-seeking intentions
    Lisa J Barney
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:51-4. 2006
    ..The aim of this article was to examine community help-seeking intentions and stigmatizing beliefs associated with depression...
  85. ncbi Vitamin D and sun protection: the impact of mixed public health messages in Australia
    Philippa H Youl
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Int J Cancer 124:1963-70. 2009
    ..A cross-sectional study of 2,001 residents in Queensland, Australia, aged 20-70 years was undertaken...
  86. ncbi Divergent patterns of allelic diversity from similar origins: the case of oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.) in China and Australia
    S Chen
    School of Plant Biology, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Genome 51:1-10. 2008
    Oilseed rape (Brassica napus) in Australia and China have similar origins, with introductions from Europe, Canada, and Japan in the mid 20th century, and there has been some interchange of germplasm between China and Australia since that ..
  87. ncbi Expanded range of Burkholderia species in Australia
    Avram Levy
    Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, PathWest Laboratory Medicine, Perth, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:599-604. 2008
    This study describes the isolation and characterization of several Burkholderia species from soil in northern Australia. Phenotypic and molecular tests indicate that these isolates belong to the species Burkholderia thailandensis and ..
  88. ncbi Reliability and validity of a modified self-administered version of the Active Australia physical activity survey in a sample of mid-age women
    Wendy J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:535-41. 2008
    To assess the test-retest reliability and validity of a modified self-administered version of the Active Australia physical activity survey.
  89. ncbi Indigenous people in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States are less likely to receive renal transplantation
    Karen E Yeates
    Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Kidney Int 76:659-64. 2009
    In Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States indigenous people have high rates of chronic kidney disease but poor access to effective therapies...
  90. pmc Ecologic analysis of some immune-related disorders, including type 1 diabetes, in Australia: latitude, regional ultraviolet radiation, and disease prevalence
    Judith A Staples
    National Center for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Environ Health Perspect 111:518-23. 2003
    ..72; p = 0.046), although the change in asthma prevalence from the north to the south of Australia was only 0.7-fold...
  91. ncbi Cost of stroke in Australia from a societal perspective: results from the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS)
    H M Dewey
    National Stroke Research Institute and the Neurology Department, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Heidelberg, Australia
    Stroke 32:2409-16. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the patterns of resource use among stroke patients and to estimate the total costs (direct service use and indirect production losses) of stroke (excluding SAH) in Australia for 1997.
  92. ncbi Adverse outcomes of labour in public and private hospitals in Australia: a population-based descriptive study
    Stephen J Robson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Australian National University Medical School, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:474-7. 2009
    To compare the rate of serious adverse perinatal outcomes of term labour between private and public maternity hospitals in Australia.
  93. ncbi The cost of overweight and obesity in Australia
    Stephen Colagiuri
    Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition and Exercise, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:260-4. 2010
    ..To assess and compare health care costs for normal-weight, overweight and obese Australians...
  94. ncbi Gastroprotective drugs in Australia: utilization patterns between 1997 and 2006 in relation to NSAID prescribing
    Nadia Barozzi
    School of Pharmacy, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Clin Ther 31:849-61. 2009
    In Australia, the prescribing of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and histamine type 2 receptor antagonists (H(2)RAs) for defined gastrointestinal disorders is approved for subsidy by the universal Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme...
  95. pmc Influenza epidemics in the United States, France, and Australia, 1972-1997
    Cecile Viboud
    Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, Paris, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:32-9. 2004
    ..We have analyzed pneumonia and influenza deaths from 1972 to 1997 in the United States, France, and Australia to examine the correlation over space and time between the three countries...
  96. pmc Prevalence of comorbidity of chronic diseases in Australia
    Gillian E Caughey
    Quality Use of Medicines and Pharmacy Research Centre, Sansom Institute, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:221. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to identify, review and summarise studies reporting the prevalence of comorbidity of chronic diseases in Australia.
  97. ncbi Women's Health Australia: recruitment for a national longitudinal cohort study
    W J Brown
    Research Institute for Gender and Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Women Health 28:23-40. 1998
    The Women's Health Australia (WHA) project is a longitudinal study of several cohorts of Australian women, which aims to examine the relationships between biological, psychological, social and lifestyle factors and women's physical ..
  98. ncbi Spatial analysis of heat-related mortality among the elderly between 1993 and 2004 in Sydney, Australia
    Pavla Vaneckova
    Environmental Science, Department of Environment and Geography, Faculty of Science, Macquarie University, New South Wales 2109, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 70:293-304. 2010
    ..patterns of heat-related mortality among the population aged 65 and over within the metropolitan area of Sydney, Australia between 1993 and 2004, and evaluated the role of some physical and socio-demographic risk factors associated ..
  99. ncbi Temperature variation and emergency hospital admissions for stroke in Brisbane, Australia, 1996-2005
    Xiao Yu Wang
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove Campus, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059, Australia
    Int J Biometeorol 53:535-41. 2009
    ..study evaluated the association between temperature variation and emergency admissions for stroke in Brisbane, Australia. Daily emergency admissions for stroke, meteorologic and air pollution data were obtained for the period of ..
  100. pmc The epidemiology of leptospirosis and the emergence of Leptospira borgpetersenii serovar Arborea in Queensland, Australia, 1998-2004
    A T Slack
    WHO FAO OIE Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Leptospirosis, Western Pacific Region, Centre for Public Health Sciences, Queensland Health Scientific Services, Brisbane, Australia
    Epidemiol Infect 134:1217-25. 2006
    Leptospirosis is one of the most commonly encountered zoonoses in both Australia and the rest of the world. The incidence of leptospirosis in Queensland over the 7-year study period (1998-2004) was 3.1/100000 population...
  101. ncbi Water quality and coral bleaching thresholds: formalising the linkage for the inshore reefs of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia
    Scott A Wooldridge
    Australian Institute of Marine Science, PMB 3 Townsville MC, Queensland 4810, Australia
    Mar Pollut Bull 58:745-51. 2009
    ..nitrogen (DIN) loading and the upper thermal bleaching thresholds of inshore reefs on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Significantly, this biophysical linkage provides concrete evidence for the oft-expressed belief that improved ..

Research Grants76

  1. DNA Methylation Control Hematopoietic Stem Cell Lineage Differentiation
    GRANT ANTHONY CHALLEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..D. at the University of Queensland (Brisbane, QLD, Australia) in May, 2006...
  2. Vaccines for Sustainable Therapy of Opiate Addiction
    Frank M Orson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..C. Jackson (University of Melbourne, Australia)...
  3. Response of Rhesus Sperm to Freezing: Recovery from Osmotic and Oxidative Stress
    Stuart A Meyers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..As a team with members from UC Davis, Indiana University/Purdue University, and the University of Newcastle (Australia), we are well positioned to undertake the proposed research, because of our combined experience with fundamental ..
  4. 16th ISBRA Conference
    Edward P Riley; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..ISBRA Congresses are held biennially and since the founding of ISBRA, meetings have been held in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, United Kingdom, and the United States...
  5. Genome Wide Admixture Scan for Multiple Myeloma in African Americans
    CHRISTOPHER ALAN HAIMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. and Australia. In addition, with NCI consultant Dr...
  6. Developmental Genetic Epidemiology of Smoking
    Hermine H Maes; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Data are from the United States, Belgium, the Netherlands, Finland, Australia and Sweden...
  7. Quiescent Tc17 programmed CD8 T cells and their role in graft versus host disease
    CAMERON JOHN TURTLE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..I completed clinical subspecialty training in hematology/oncology in Australia, and then obtained a PhD studying the biology of human dendritic cells (DCs) with Derek Hart with the goal of ..
  8. Quiescent Tc17 programmed CD8 T cells and their role in graft versus host disease
    CAMERON JOHN TURTLE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..I completed clinical subspecialty training in hematology/oncology in Australia, and then obtained a PhD studying the biology of human dendritic cells (DCs) with Derek Hart with the goal of ..
  9. A national screening test for hearing, administered by telephone.
    Charles S Watson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..that has been available for the past seven years in the Netherlands, versions of which are now in use in the UK, Australia, France, and Germany, and are being developed in several other countries...
  10. Multigenerational FamIlial and Environmental Risk for Autism (MINERvA) Network
    Abraham Reichenberg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..network leveraging established population-based epidemiologic resources from seven countries (USA-California, Australia, Denmark, Finland, Israel, Norway, Sweden) that include individual-level perinatal medical, and demographic ..
  11. Identification of genes essential for survival of hypervirulent Kleb. pneumoniae
    Thomas A Russo; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..from the "Pacific Rim", but more recently hvKP has been described in the United States, Canada, Europe, Israel, Australia, South Africa and elsewhere...
  12. Immune Mechanisms in Choroidal Neovascularization
    Rajendra Apte; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..AMD is the leading cause of blindness among the population over 65 years of age in North America, Europe and Australia. The morbidity from AMD is expected to rise exponentially as the population ages...
  13. The Molecular Genetics of High Myopia
    Terri Lois Young; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..consortium is composed of myopia and statistical geneticists from the United Kingdom, France, Denmark, Australia, and the United States...
  14. Firing up new treatments against Mycobacterium ulcerans disease (Buruli ulcer)
    Jacques H Grosset; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ABSTRACT Ever since the first report from Australia in 1948, followed by many publications from Uganda and Congo, the only treatment for the emerging infectious disease now known as Buruli ulcer, caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans and ..
  15. ADOLESCENT ANABOLIC STEROIDS, VASOPRESSIN AND AGGRESSION
    Richard H Melloni; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: From the U.S. to Europe and Australia anabolic steroid abuse remains high in the adolescent population...
  16. Prospective evaluation of IGF and IL-6 Dysregulation and Multiple Myeloma
    Graham A Colditz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..From the intramural program at NCI, we have PLCO and ATBC and from Australia, we have the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort...
  17. 2012 Proteoglycans Gordon Research Conference
    Robert J Linhardt; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The Proteoglycan conference is very international with over 33% of the attendees coming from Europe, Asia, Australia, South America and Africa...
  18. First Step: Home/School Intervention for Preschoolers with Disruptive Behaviors
    HILL M WALKER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Longitudinal studies of the progression of antisocial behavior patterns among youth in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Europe converge in showing a path leading from early exposure to risk factors in family, ..
  19. Familial Intracranial Aneurysm Study II (FIA II)
    JOSEPH PAUL BRODERICK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..productive team of Familial Intracranial Aneurysm (FIA) Investigators at 27 original sites in North America, Australia and New Zealand accomplished and surpassed our original goals during FIA I...
  20. Evolution of interactions between Wolbachia and its hosts: Drosophila model syste
    Michael Turelli; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Over the past 20 years, wRi and wMel have spread in Australia, and wRi has evolved in California...
  21. Feasibility, benefits, and acceptability of lowering the BAC standard in the US
    David W Eby; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..countries that have implemented a lowering of the legal BAC level, such as Japan, many European countries, and Australia. Cost-benefit analyses will be conducted by applying the estimated reductions to current US data...
  22. Genotype-Phenotype Relationships in Fragile X Families
    Randi J Hagerman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This work will continue to include the Australia team, who will carry ou the occult methylation studies on blood and fibroblasts for all patients seen at both ..
  23. Viral Pathogenesis of Early Cystic Fibrosis Lung Disease
    SARATH CHANDRA RANGANATHAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Missouri), and the Australian Early Surveillance Team for Cystic Fibrosis (AREST CF) (Melbourne and Perth, Australia), we will define the incidence and type of viral infections in CF infants...
  24. Institutional Collaboration between LSTM and CDC and Prevention on Malaria(U01)
    FEIKO OLAF TER KUILE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..will coordinate research strategy development between CDC and other International partners in Europe, Australia and endemic countries for future studies of the control of malaria in pregnancy...
  25. Contact Dependent Growth Inhibition in Burkholderia pseudomallei
    Peggy A Cotter; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Burkholderia pseudomallei is a Gram-negative environmental saprotroph endemic to southeast Asia and northern Australia that causes melioidosis, a serious and often lethal human disease...
  26. Development and Testing of Human Brucellosis Diagnostics in an Endemic Country
    Joseph M Vinetz; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..to transfer the technology needed to fabricate this assay to the PanBio Company (Maryland, USA and Brisbane, Australia), who will manufacture the lateral flow assay for testing on the clinical specimen bank described in Specific ..
  27. Integrin Targeted Therapy for the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer
    FRANK CALZONE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in a carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) and polyethylene oxide (PEO) gel approved for human use in Europe and Australia for prevention of post-surgical adhesions...
  28. Validating Biomarkers for the Prodrome and Transition to Psychosis in Shanghai
    Larry J Seidman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..study of populations at the putatively prodromal, clinical high-risk (CHR) stage led mainly by researchers in Australia, Europe, and North America ("North American Prodrome Longitudinal Studies/NAPLS)...
  29. International Leptospirosis Society Meeting 2011
    Joseph M Vinetz; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..include international experts in the field, and postdoctoral and graduate trainees from the United States, Asia, Australia, Europe and Africa. Speakers will include established and new investigators in the field...
  30. ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly
    JOHN JAMES MCNEIL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..19,000 participants will be recruited from community settings in the United States and Australia and randomized to daily 100 mg of enteric-coated aspirin or placebo. Follow-up is for an average of 5 years...
  31. Sterilization Patterns In the United States
    Mieke C W Eeckhaut; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..countries which gathered data on contraceptive use as part of the Generations and Gender Programme (GGP);Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Georgia, Germany, Romania, and Russia...
  32. Functional Analysis of Galectin-1 Ligands in Melanoma Progression
    Charles J Dimitroff; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These studies will implement a unique cohort of human melanoma tissues from the Melanoma Institute of Australia to help determine whether Gal-1 ligand expression correlates with melanoma progression and metastasis...
  33. Isolation, Identification and Characterization of a Toxin Causing Biliary Atresia
    Rebecca G Wells; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Over the last 40 years, there have been three epidemics of BA in newborn livestock in Australia associated with ingestion of the plant Dysphania glomulifera by pregnant sheep and cows...
  34. Hepcidin Lateral Flow Device for Prediction of Acute Kidney Injury
    MARK EDWARD WESTERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In two 100 patient clinical trials with our collaborators in Australia (NCT00910221;Prowle et al. 2012) and Germany (NCT00672334;Haase-Felietz et al...
  35. Nipah &Hendra Virus Nonhuman Primate Model &Therapeutics Development
    THOMAS WILLIAM GEISBERT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Hendra appeared in Australia in 1994 and was transmitted to humans from infected horses;Nipah appeared in1998 in Malaysia and was passed from ..
  36. Genetic risk factors for alcoholic cirrhosis - genome-wide case-control study
    John B Whitfield; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We have gathered an experienced multidisciplinary team from the USA, Australia, France, Germany, Switzerland and UK with a proven track record in clinical alcoholic liver disease and in ..
  37. Archiving Datasets of the Brain &Aging Research Program
    Perminder S Sachdev; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The Brain and Ageing Research Program ('BARP', University of New South Wales, Australia) has committed substantial resources over the last decade to establish cohorts and collect rich multi-faceted ..
  38. Travel Awards for the 11th International Conference on Environmental Mutagens
    THOMAS EDWARD WILSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Lehman, UK;Jean Marc Egly, France;Hiroshi Kasai, Japan;Thomas Kunkel, USA;Wei Yang, USA;Michael Fenech, Australia, Alain Sarasin, France and Stefano Bonassi, Italy...
  39. Vaccinology in the Tropics: Vaccines in a Globalized World Conference
    ARLENE ESTELLA CALVO; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..During the last decade, vaccine research in tropical countries in Asia, Australia, Africa and Latin America has developed exponentially and has created an impact on global disease epidemiology...
  40. Metabolomic studies into the pathogenesis and risk assessment of type 2 diabetes
    Paul Zimmet; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..8% of the population) have diabetes with over 5 million of those undiagnosed. Australia does not fare much better and, if the current rates of mortality and diabetes incidence continue, the prevalence ..
  41. Vaccines and Therapeutics for Nipah and Hendra virus
    Christopher Broder; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..HeV appeared first in Australia in 1994 and was transmitted to humans from infected horses;NiV appeared in 1998-99 in Malaysia and was ..
  42. DNA Variants and AAA Disease
    Philip S Tsao; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..as in a complementary cohort of equally well-phenotyped AAA patients and controls- participants of the Western Australia Screening Study (WASS)...
  43. Immuno-Neuropathogenic mechanisms of HIV-1 clade B and C Infection
    Samikkannu Thangavel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..variations and the predominant subtype, clade B, is found in North America, Canada, Brazil, Western Europe and Australia whereas clade C is found specifically in Africa, Latin America, China, India and Nepal...
  44. The Asia-Pacific HIV Research Collaboration
    Annette H Sohn; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..include data from 60 clinical centers at 54 institutions in 14 South, Southeast and East Asian countries and Australia. A separate collaboration with the National Center for AIDS/STD Control and Prevention (NCAIDS), China CDC, will ..
  45. Real-time monitoring of knee forces and kinematics in vivo
    DARRYL DAVID D apos LIMA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Surgery, Oxford University, UK, University of Florida, Seoul National University, University of Melbourne, Australia and the Mayo Clinic) for data to develop or validate in silico and in vitro models of knee kinetics and ..
  46. Retinal Degeneration Conference
    Robert E Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In 2004 (Perth, Australia), the NEI grant supported travel for 20...
  47. Alcoholism and Stress: A Framework for Future Treatment Strategies
    Marisa Roberto; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..attendees are expected from all over the world, including, but not limited to the following countries: Russia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, ..
  48. Development of sG as a human vaccine against Nipah/Hendra
    Timothy R Fouts; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In fact, HeV-sG subunit is currently being evaluated in Australia as an equine vaccine...
  49. Norms and Built Environment: Use of Shade in U.S. and Australian City Parks
    David B Buller; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..while observing outdoor displays, or shopping) within public parks and compare use between the United States and Australia to prospectively test the moderating influence of social environment on the built environment...
  50. Environment-person Influences on the Development of Early Alcohol Use and Misuse
    Richard F Catalano; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..using matched procedures and recruitment of state wide representative samples in Washington state and Victoria, Australia. Each cohort was followed over two and three years resulting in a sample with an age span from age 10 to age 16 ..
  51. Community-based Methamphetamine Use & HIV Risk in China
    Brian C Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The use of methamphetamine has increased dramatically in recent years in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia, and Asia...
  52. Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network
    Michael A Pulsipher; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Transplant Consortium (PBMTC), a group consisting 75 ofthe finest pediatric HCT centers in North America and Australia, Is uniquely qualified to address these important issues...
  53. Development of a comprehensive model for colorectal cancer risk prediction
    Polly A Newcomb; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..resource of families and individuals who span the continuum of risk for CRC, recruited from the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand since 1998...
  54. 2010 Proteoglycans Gordon Conference
    Robert J Linhardt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..conference is very international with over 40% of the attendees coming from Europe, Asia, South American and Australia. Attendees will be selected by invitation from the applications submitted on- line and will be chosen to ..
  55. International Tobacco Policy Survey
    Geoffrey T Fong; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the commonality and differences of policy effects in four countries - United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Australia. In a prospective cohort design, the participants are 1,500 adult smokers in each country who respond to a 45-..
  56. Broadening the Investigation of Psychosis Prodrome to Different Cultural Groups
    Min Zhao; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..world-wide movement in the study of populations at the prodromal stage led by researchers in the United States, Australia, England, Canada, Germany, and Switzerland...
  57. EPR 2010
    Balaraman Kalyanaraman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..also likely to attract a significant number of participants from other countries in Latin America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America. It is important for the U.S...
  58. Effects of general vs. regional anesthesia on infant neurodevelopment and apnea
    Mary Ellen McCann; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..An additional 440 infants will be enrolled at sites in Australia and the United Kingdom, for a total enrollment of 660. Funding has been obtained for the non-USA sites...
  59. Case-PNG Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program (D43)
    Peter A Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..demonstrated as 8 of these BSc honors graduates have secured funding to pursue Masters Degrees in Europe, Japan, Australia and the United States...
  60. World Melioidosis Congress 2010
    Herbert P Schweizer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..applicant): Melioidosis is a disease prevalent to tropical and subtropical regions of the world, with Northern Australia and SE Asia being highly endemic...
  61. INTEGRATING DEPRESSION CARE FOR ACS PATIENTS IN LOW-RESOURCE HOSPITALS IN CHINA
    Xin Yu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of researchers and academics from around the world, including The George Institute for Global Health in China, Australia and India, Peking University Institute of Mental Health, the Chinese Ministry of Health, and Duke University.
  62. Neurogenomics of Social Behavior: Songbird Models
    David F Clayton; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Wild zebra finches are difficult to study in their native habitat (Australia) but the domesticated zebra finch has proven to be an exceptional experimental model...
  63. XV INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF NUTRITION
    RICHARD ALLISON; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..qualified scientists) to participate in the XV International Congress of Nutrition to be held in Adelaide, Australia, September 26- October 1, 1992...
  64. Adenovirus & Human Obesity - Longitudinal & Twin Studies
    Richard Atkinson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This application will evaluate twin registries in 3 sites: New York, NY; Richmond, VA, and Brisbane, Australia. The specific aims are: 1) To obtain anthropometric data and to perform assays for Ad-36 antibodies on stored ..
  65. International Herpesvirus Workshop, Cairns, Australia
    Jay Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..young investigators to attend the 27th International Herpesvirus Workshop at the Cairns Convention Center, Australia, July 20-26, 2002...
  66. BREAST CANCER IN WOMEN OF POLISH ANCESTRY
    Dorothy Pathak; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..rates for immigrants similar to the rates of the host county (standardized mortality ratios 91 (US), 100 (Australia), and 97 (England and Wales). No other population of migrants has shown so rapid a transition...
  67. BREAST CANCER IN WOMEN OF POLISH ANCESTRY
    Dorothy Pathak; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..rates for immigrants similar to the rates of the host county (standardized mortality ratios 91 (US), 100 (Australia), and 97 (England and Wales). No other population of migrants has shown so rapid a transition...
  68. Analysis of tobacco industry documents--Asia/Australia
    Simon Chapman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..secret" tobacco industry documents containing explicit material about tobacco control issues in six nations: Australia; New Zealand; China/Hong Kong; Thailand; Indonesia; and Malaysia...
  69. SOCIAL IMPACT OF ORAL DISEASE IN ELDERLY POPULATIONS
    Andrew Spencer; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..impact; and to compare the distribution and determinants of social impact among elderly populations in South Australia, North Carolina and Ontario. The procedures for the North American studies are described in subsequent pages...
  70. Generation of a Single-Cycle Virus to Study the Pathogenesis of Nipah Virus
    MARK PEEPLES; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..identified as Nipah virus (NiV), a relative of Hendra virus that had recently emerged in horses and humans in Australia. The reservoir of both viruses appears to be fruit bats, though the route of transmission to humans and animals ..
  71. ORAL INFECTIONS AND VASCULAR RISK IN SEVEN COUNTRIES
    Moise Desvarieux; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..are: 1-to establish collaboration among five major ongoing international sites (Belfast, Ireland; Brisbane, Australia-European; Glasgow, Scotland; Greifswald, Germany; Helsinki, Finland) and to develop additional sites (Port-au-..
  72. Rett syndrome: determinants of outcome and burden
    Helen Leonard; Fiscal Year: 2007
    This population-based study will follow the current cohort of live (n=225) cases with Rett syndrome in Australia for a further five years. New cases ascertained during the study period will also be included...
  73. International Workshops on Iron and Copper Homeostasis
    Michael Garrick; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..this proposal for funds, is a similar number of foreign scientists, from Latin America, Europe, Canada, Israel, Australia and Japan and a larger number of foreign pre- and post-doctoral students. The workshop organizers are Dr...
  74. Middle school bullying and sexual violence: Measurement issues & etiological mod
    DOROTHY ESPELAGE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In fact, in Australia data are emerging that this approach is in fact not effective (Rigby, 2004)...
  75. 13th World Congress on Biomedical Alcohol Research
    Edward Riley; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..S.A., Finland, Japan, Canada, UK, Australia, and Denmark. This will be the second time since 1982 that the ISBRA Congress will be held in Australia...
  76. TENTH CONGRESS: INT SOC. BIOMED. RES. ALCOHOLISM
    Ting Kai Li; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..and, since the founding of ISBRA, meetings have been held in Germany, USA, Finland, Japan, Canada, UK, Australia, and Denmark. This will be the second time since 1988 that the ISBRA Congress will be held in Japan...