List of publications from 2016

 

Bardien N, Whitehead C, Tong S, Ugoni A, MacDonald S, Walker SP. 

Placental insufficiency in fetuses that slow in growth but are born appropriate for gestational age: a prospective longitudinal study.

PLoS One. 2016 Jan 5;11(1)

 

McCarthy EA, Walker SP, Ugoni A, Lappas M, Leong O, Shub A.

Self-weighing and simple dietary advice for overweight and obese pregnant women to reduce obstetric complications without impact on quality of life: a randomised controlled trial.

BJOG. 2016 Feb 14. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.13919. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Stock O, Gordon L, Tong S, Walker SP,  Kaitu’u-Lino TJ, Pell G, Hannan NJ.

Chorioamnionitis is associated with reduced microbiome diversity in the placenta.

In preparation for submission to Placenta. Feb/March 2016.

 

Mooney S, Lee R, Tong S, Brownfoot F.  

Expectant management of severe preterm preeclampsia: A comparison of maternal and fetal indications for delivery.

The Journal of Maternal, Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. Accepted for publication 24th Jan 2016.  Effective from 28th Jan 2016.


List of publications from 2015

 

Cluver CA, Walker SP, Mol BW, Theron GB, Hall DR, Hiscock R, Hannan N, Tong S.

Double blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of esomeprazole to treat early onset pre-eclampsia (PIE Trial): a study protocol.

BMJ Open. 2015 Oct 28; 5 (10).

 

Stock O, Gordon L, Kapoor J, Walker SP, Whitehead C, Kaitu'u-Lino TJ, Pell G, Hannan NJ, Tong S. 

Chorioamnionitis Occurring in Women With Preterm Rupture of the Fetal Membranes Is Associated With a Dynamic Increase in mRNAs Coding Cytokines in the Maternal Circulation.

Reprod Sci. 2015 Jul;22(7):852-9

 

Whitehead C, Tong S, Wilson D, Howard M, Walker SP.  

Treatment of early-onset preeclampsia with continuous positive airway pressure.

Obstet Gynecol. 2015 May;125(5):1106-9.

 

Ellett L, Readman E, Newman M, McIlwaine K, Villegas R, Jagasia N, Maher P. 

Are endometrial nerve fibres unique to endometriosis? A prospective case-control study of endometrial biopsy as a diagnostic test for endometriosis in women with pelvic pain.

Human reproduction 2015Dec;30(12):2808-2815 DOI:10:1093/humrep/dev259

 

Botterill EM, Esler SJ, McIlwaine KT, Jagasia N, Ellett L, Maher PJ, Yang N.

Endometriois:Does the menstrual cycle affect magnetic resonance (MR) imaging evaluation?

Eur J Radiol. 2015 Nov;84(11)2071-9. Doi:101016/j.ejrad.2015.08.003.

 

Liong S, Di Quinzio MKW, Fleming G, Permezel M, Georgiou HM. 

New biomarkers for the prediction of spontaneous preterm labour in symptomatic pregnant women: a comparison with fetal fibronectin.

BJOG 122:370-379, 2015

 

Lappas M, Jinks D, Ugoni A, Louizos CJ, Permezel M, Georgiou HM. 

Postpartum plasma C-peptide and ghrelin concentrations are predictive of type 2 diabetes in women with previous gestational diabetes mellitus.

J Diabetes 7(4):506-511, 2015

 

Lappas M, Mundra PA, Wong G, Huynh K, Jinks D, Georgiou HM, Permezel M, Meikle PJ.

The prediction of type 2 diabetes in women with previous gestational diabetes mellitus using lipidomics.

Diabetologia 58(7):1436-42, 2015

 

Heng YJ, Liong S, Permezel M, Rice GE, Di Quinzio MKW, Georgiou HM. 

Biomarkers in human cervicovaginal fluid to predict labour. (Biomarkers for gynaecological pathologies and their appearance in cervicovaginal fluid. Editors: Van Ostade X, Verhelst R.)

Frontiers in Physiology 6:151, 2015 (open access)

 

Georgiou HM, Di Quinzio MKW, Permezel M, Brennecke SP.

Predicting Preterm Labour: Current Status and Future Prospects.

Disease Markers vol 2015, Article ID 435014, 9 pages, 2015 (open access)


Brownfoot FC, Hastie R, Hannan N, Cannon P, Tuohey L, Parry LJ, Senadheera S, Illanes S, Kaitu’u-Lino T, Tong S.

Metformin as a prevention and treatment for preeclampsia:  Effects on soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase 1 (sFlt-1) and soluble endoglin secretion and endothelial dysfunction.  

Am J Obstet Gynecol. Accepted Dec 15 2015

 

Palmer, KR, Kaitu’u-Lino TJ, Hastie, R, Hannan, NJ, Ye, L, Binder, N, Cannon P, Tuohey, L, Johns, TG, Shub, A., Tong, S. 

Placental-Specific sFLT-1 e15a Protein is increased in preeclampsia, antagonizes vascular endothelial growth factor signaling, and has antiangiogenic activity.  

Hypertension 2015 Sep 28

 

Brownfoot FC, Tong S, Hannan NJ, Hastie R, Cannon P, Tuohey L, Kaitu’u-Lino T. 

YC-1 reduces placental sFlt-1 and soluble endoglin production and decreases endothelial dysfunction: A possible therapeutic for preeclampsia.

Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2015 Sep 15;413:202-8.

 

Onda K, Tong S, Nakahara A, Kondo M, Monchusho H, Hirano T, Kaitu'u-Lino T, Beard S, Binder N, Tuohey L, Brownfoot F and Hannan NJ. 

Sofalcone up-regulates the nuclear factor (erythroid-derived 2)-like 2 /heme-oxygenase-1 pathway, reduces sFlt-1 and quenches endothelial dysfunction: a potential therapeutic for preeclampsia.

Hypertension 2015 Feb 9. 

 

Brownfoot, F.C, Tong, S., Hannan, N.J., Binder, N.K., Walker, S.P., Cannon, P., Hastie, R., Onda, K., Kaitu’u-Lino, T.J. 

Effects of Pravastatin on human placenta, endothelium and women with severe preeclampsia.  

Hypertension 2015 66(3) 687-97


List of publications from 2014

 

Wang C, Ammon P, Beischer AD.

The use of multimedia as an adjunct to the informed consent process for Morton's neuroma resection surgery.

Foot Ankle Int. 2014 Oct;35(10):1037-44. 

 

Batuyong ED, Jowett AJ, Wickramasinghe N, Beischer AD.

Using multimedia to enhance the consent process for bunion correction surgery.

ANZ J Surg. 2014 Apr;84(4):249-54.

 

Ellett L, Villegas R, Beischer A, Ong N, Maher P.

Use of a multimedia module to aid the informed consent process in patients undergoing gynecologic laparoscopy for pelvic pain: randomized controlled trial.
J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2014 Jul-Aug;21(4):602-11.

 

Hastie R, Lappas M. 

The effect of pre-existing maternal obesity and diabetes on placental mitochondrial content and electron transport chain activity.

Placenta 2014;35:673-83.

 

Lappas M. 

GSK3beta is increased in adipose tissue and skeletal muscle from women with gestational diabetes where it regulates the inflammatory response.

PLoS One 2014;9:e115854.

 

Lappas M. 

Effect of spontaneous term labour on the expression of the NR4A receptors nuclear receptor related 1 protein (Nurr1), neuron-derived clone 77 (Nur77) and neuron-derived orphan receptor 1 (NOR1) in human fetal membranes and myometrium.

Reprod Fertil Dev 2014.

 

Lappas M. 

The NR4A receptors Nurr1 and Nur77 are increased in human placenta from women with gestational diabetes.

Placenta 2014;35:866-75.

 

Lappas M. 

Cellular inhibitors of apoptosis (cIAP) 1 and 2 are increased in placenta from obese pregnant women.

Placenta 2014;35:831-8.

 

Lappas M. 

NOD1 expression is increased in the adipose tissue of women with gestational diabetes.

J Endocrinol 2014;222:99-112.

 

Lappas M. 

Markers of endothelial cell dysfunction are increased in human omental adipose tissue from women with pre-existing maternal obesity and gestational diabetes.

Metabolism 2014;63:860-73.

 

Lappas M. 

Effect of pre-existing maternal obesity, gestational diabetes and adipokines on the expression of genes involved in lipid metabolism in adipose tissue.

Metabolism 2014;63:250-62.

 

Lappas M. 

Caspase-1 activation is increased with human labour in foetal membranes and myometrium and mediates infection-induced interleukin-1beta secretion.

Am J Reprod Immunol 2014;71:189-201.

 

Lappas M. 

Activation of inflammasomes in adipose tissue of women with gestational diabetes.

Mol Cell Endocrinol 2014;382:74-83.

 

Lim R, Barker G, Lappas M. 

The TLR2 ligand FSL-1 and the TLR5 ligand Flagellin mediate pro-inflammatory and pro-labour response via MyD88/TRAF6/NF-kappaB-dependent signalling.

Am J Reprod Immunol 2014;71:401-17.

 

Lim R, Barker G, Lappas M. 

SLIT3 is increased in supracervical human foetal membranes and in labouring myometrium and regulates pro-inflammatory mediators.

Am J Reprod Immunol 2014;71:297-311.

 

Lim R, Barker G, Lappas M. 

TREM-1 expression is increased in human placentas from severe early-onset preeclamptic pregnancies where it may be involved in syncytialization.

Reprod Sci 2014;21:562-72.

 

Lim R, Barker G, Lappas M. 

FOXM1 is lower in human fetal membranes after spontaneous preterm labour and delivery.

Reprod Fertil Dev 2014;26:1052-60.

 

Lim R, Lappas M. 

Differential expression of AP-1 proteins in human myometrium after spontaneous term labour onset.

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2014;177:100-5.

 

Lim R, Liong S, Barker G, Lappas M. 

Slit2 is decreased after spontaneous labour in myometrium and regulates pro-labour mediators.

J Reprod Immunol 2014;106:76-88.

 

Lim R, Morwood CJ, Barker G, Lappas M. 

Effect of silibinin in reducing inflammatory pathways in in vitro and in vivo models of infection-induced preterm birth.

PLoS One 2014;9:e92505.

 

Liong S, Lappas M. 

Endoplasmic reticulum stress is increased after spontaneous labor in human fetal membranes and myometrium where it regulates the expression of prolabor mediators.

Biol Reprod 2014;91:70.

 

Morwood CJ, Lappas M. 

The citrus flavone nobiletin reduces pro-inflammatory and pro-labour mediators in fetal membranes and myometrium: implications for preterm birth.

PLoS One 2014;9:e108390.

 

Poljak M, Lim R, Barker G, Lappas M. 

Class I to III histone deacetylases differentially regulate inflammation-induced matrix metalloproteinase 9 expression in primary amnion cells.

Reprod Sci 2014;21:804-13.

 

McIlwaine K, Manwaring J, Ellett L, Cameron M, Readman E, Villegas R, Maher P. 

The effect of patient body mass index on surgical difficulty in gynaecological laparoscopy.

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2014;54:564-569.

 

McIlwine K, Manwaring J, Ellett L, Readman E, Jagasia N, Villegas R, Maher P

The effect of BMI on ability to complete surgery as planned.

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology2014;54(6):564-569.

 

Heng YJ, Liong S, Permezel M, Rice GE, Di Quinzio MKW, Georgiou HM. 

Predicting spontaneous term labour: The interplay of the IL-1 system.

Reprod. Sci. 21 (1):122-130, 2014


List of publications from 2013

 

Lappas M. 

Forkhead box O1 (FOXO1) in pregnant human myometrial cells: a role as a pro-inflammatory mediator in human parturition.

J Reprod Immunol 2013;99:24-32.

 

Lappas M. 

NOD1 and NOD2 regulate proinflammatory and prolabor mediators in human fetal membranes and myometrium via nuclear factor-kappa B.

Biol Reprod 2013;89:14.

 

Lim R, Barker G, Lappas M. 

A novel role for FOXO3 in human labor: increased expression in laboring myometrium, and regulation of proinflammatory and prolabor mediators in pregnant human myometrial cells.

Biol Reprod 2013;88:156.

 

Lim R, Barker G, Lappas M. 

SIRT6 is decreased with preterm labor and regulates key terminal effector pathways of human labor in fetal membranes.

Biol Reprod 2013;88:17.

 

Lim R, Barker G, Riley C, Lappas M. 

Apelin is decreased with human preterm and term labor and regulates prolabor mediators in human primary amnion cells.

Reprod Sci 2013;20:957-67.

 

Lim R, Barker G, Wall CA, Lappas M. 

Dietary phytophenols curcumin, naringenin and apigenin reduce infection-induced inflammatory and contractile pathways in human placenta, foetal membranes and myometrium.

Mol Hum Reprod 2013;19:451-62.

 

Oliva K, Barker G, Rice GE, Bailey MJ, Lappas M. 

2D-DIGE to identify proteins associated with gestational diabetes in omental adipose tissue.

J Endocrinol 2013;218:165-78.

 

Wall C, Lim R, Poljak M, Lappas M. 

Dietary flavonoids as therapeutics for preterm birth: luteolin and kaempferol suppress inflammation in human gestational tissues in vitro.

Oxid Med Cell Longev 2013;2013:485201.

 

Wilson DL, Fung A, Walker SP, Barnes M.  

Subjective reports versus objective measurement of sleep latency and sleep duration in pregnancy.

Behav Sleep Med. 2013 Jul;11(3):207-21.

 

Fung AM, Wilson DL, Lappas M, Howard M, Barnes M, O'Donoghue F, Tong S, Esdale H, Fleming G, Walker SP.

Effects of maternal obstructive sleep apnoea on fetal growth: a prospective cohort study. 

PLoS One. 2013 Jul 24;8(7)

 

Wilson DL, Walker SP, Fung AM, O'Donoghue F, Barnes M, Howard M.  

Can we predict sleep-disordered breathing in pregnancy? The clinical utility of symptoms.

J Sleep Res. 2013 Jun 10.

 

Ellett L, Maher P.

Forgotten surgical items: lessons for all to learn.  

Gynecological Surgery. 2013. 10;  4: 295-297.

 

Liong S, Di Quinzio MKW, Heng YJ, Fleming G, Permezel M, Rice GE, Georgiou HM.

Proteomic analysis of human cervicovaginal fluid collected prior to preterm premature rupture of the fetal membranes.

Reproduction 145 (2):137-147, 2013


Liong S, Di Quinzio MKW, Fleming G, Permezel M, Rice GE, Georgiou HM. 

Prediction of spontaneous preterm labour in at-risk pregnant women.

Reproduction 146 (4): 335-345, 2013

 

Liong S, Di Quinzio MKW, Fleming G, Permezel M, Georgiou HM. 

Is vitamin D binding protein a novel predictor of labour?

PLOS One 8 (10): e76490, 2013 (open access)

 

Whitehead CL, Teh WT, Walker SP, Leung C, Mendis S, Lamour L, Tong S. 

Quantifying circulating hypoxia-induced RNA transcripts in maternal blood to determine in utero fetal hypoxic status.  

BMC Medicine 2013,11:256  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-256

 


Whitehead CL, Teh WT, Walker SP, Leung C, Larmour L, Tong S. 

Circulating MicroRNAs as potential biomarkers for fetal hypoxia in utero.

PLoS One 2013;8(11):e78487.


List of publications from 2012

 

Batuyong E, Birks C, Beischer AD.

The use of multimedia as an adjunct to the informed consent process for ankle ligament reconstruction surgery.

Foot Ankle Spec. 2012 Jun;5(3):150-9.

 

Barker G, Lim R, Georgiou HM, Lappas M. 

Omentin-1 is decreased in maternal plasma, placenta and adipose tissue of women with pre-existing obesity.

PLoS One 2012;7:e42943.

 

Barker G, Lim R, Rice GE, Lappas M. 

Increased chemerin concentrations in fetuses of obese mothers and correlation with maternal insulin sensitivity.

J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2012;25:2274-80.

 

Chai M, Barker G, Menon R, Lappas M. 

Increased oxidative stress in human fetal membranes overlying the cervix from term non-labouring and post labour deliveries.

Placenta 2012;33:604-10.

 

Lappas M. 

Anti-inflammatory properties of sirtuin 6 in human umbilical vein endothelial cells.

Mediators Inflamm 2012;2012:597514.

 

Lappas M. 

Nuclear factor-kappaB mediates placental growth factor induced pro-labour mediators in human placenta.

Mol Hum Reprod 2012;18:354-61.

 

Lappas M. 

Visfatin regulates the terminal processes of human labour and delivery via activation of the nuclear factor-kappaB pathway.

Mol Cell Endocrinol 2012;348:128-34.

 

Lappas M, Andrikopoulos S, Permezel M. 

Hypoxanthine-xanthine oxidase down-regulates GLUT1 transcription via SIRT1 resulting in decreased glucose uptake in human placenta.

J Endocrinol 2012;213:49-57.

 

Lappas M, Woodruff TM, Taylor SM, Permezel M. 

Complement C5A regulates prolabor mediators in human placenta.

Biol Reprod 2012;86:190.

 

Lim R, Lappas M. 

Decreased expression of complement 3a receptor (C3aR) in human placentas from severe preeclamptic pregnancies.

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2012;165:194-8.

 

Lim R, Riley C, Barker G, Rice GE, Lappas M. 

Human labour is associated with decreased cytoplasmic FoxO4.

Placenta 2012;33:52-9.

 

Oliva K, Barker G, Riley C, Bailey MJ, Permezel M, Rice GE, Lappas M. 

The effect of pre-existing maternal obesity on the placental proteome: two-dimensional difference gel electrophoresis coupled with mass spectrometry.

J Mol Endocrinol 2012;48:139-49.

 

Fung AM, Wilson DL, Barnes M, Walker SP.  

Obstructive sleep apnea and pregnancy: the effect on perinatal outcomes.  

J Perinatol. 2012 Jun;32(6):399-406

 

Heng YJ, Di Quinzio MKW, Liong S, Permezel M, Rice GE, Georgiou HM. 

Temporal investigation of matrix metalloproteinases and their inhibitors in human cervicovaginal fluid.

Reprod. Sci. 19(1): 55-63, 2012

 

Tong S, Ngian G-L, Onwude J, Permezel M, Saglam B, Hay S, Konje J, Marczylo T, Fleming G, Walker SP, Lappas M. 

The diagnostic accuracy of maternal serum MIC-1 and PAPP-A at 6-10 weeks to predict miscarriage.

Obstetrics and Gynecology 2012;119(5):1000-8.


List of publications for 2011

 

Cornoiu A, Beischer AD, Donnan L, Graves S, de Steiger R.

Multimedia patient education to assist the informed consent process for knee arthroscopy.

ANZ J Surg. 2011 Mar;81(3):176-80

 

Lappas M, Hiden U, Desoye G, Froehlich J, Hauguel-De Mouzon S, Jawerbaum A. 

The role of oxidative stress in the pathophysiology of gestational diabetes mellitus.

Antioxid Redox Signal 2011;15:3061-100.

 

Lappas M, Mitton A, Lim R, Barker G, Riley C, Permezel M. 

SIRT1 is a novelregulator of key pathways of human labor.

Biol Reprod 2011;84:167-78.

 

Lappas M, Permezel M. 

The anti-inflammatory and antioxidative effects of nicotinamide, a vitamin B(3) derivative, are elicited by FoxO3 in human gestational tissues: implications for preterm birth.

J Nutr Biochem 2011;22:1195-201.

 

Lappas M, Riley C, Lim R, Barker G, Rice GE, Menon R, Permezel M. 

MAPK and AP-1 proteins are increased in term pre-labour fetal membranes overlying the cervix: regulation of enzymes involved in the degradation of fetal membranes.

Placenta 2011;32:1016-25.

 

Heng YJ, Di Quinzio MKW, Permezel M, Rice GE, Georgiou HM. 

Cystatin A protease inhibitor and cysteine proteases in human cervicovaginal fluid in term pregnancy and labour.

Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 204:254.e1-e7, 2011

 

Georgiou HM, Lopez SI, Rice GE. 

Novel screening approaches for the early detection of gestational diabetes mellitus.

In “Gestational Diabetes” eds Radenkovic M, InTech Publishing, 2011 (open access)

 

Georgiou HM, Thio YS, Russell C, Permezel M, Heng YJ, Lee S, Tong S.

Association between maternal serum cytokine profiles at 7-10 weeks’ gestation and birthweight in small for gestational age infants.

American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2011;204(5):415.e1-415.e12


List of publications for 2010

 

Heng YJ, Di Quinzio MKW, Permezel M, Ayhan M, Rice GE, Georgiou HM.

Temporal proteomic analysis of human cervicovaginal fluid with impending labour.

J. Proteome Res. 9:1344-1350, 2010

 


Heng YJ, Di Quinzio MKW, Permezel M, Rice GE, Georgiou HM.

Temporal expression of antioxidants in human cervicovaginal fluid associated with spontaneous labour.

Antioxid. Redox Signal. 13:951-957, 2010


Conference Presentation (ST Only)

 

Kaitu’u-Lino T.  

Identifying new therapeutics for the treatment of preeclampsia.

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists World Congress, 2015: Joint RCOG/RANZCOG, Brisbane, Australia 2015. 

 

Brownfoot FC, Kaitu’u-Lino T, Hannan N, Hastie R, Cannon P, Onda K, Tong, S.  

Pravastatin: a therapeutic for preeclampsia.  

Invited presentation at Society of Obstetric Medicine Australia and New Zealand 2015.

 

Brownfoot FC, Kaitu’u-Lino T, Hannan N, Tong, S.

Sulfasalazine quenches antiangiogenic factors of preeclampsia.  A novel possible new therapeutic.  

Frontiers In Reproduction. Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA. 2015.

 

Brownfoot FC, Kaitu’u-Lino T, Hannan N, Hastie R, Cannon P, Onda K, Tong, S.  

Effects of pravastatin on human placenta, endothelium, and women with severe preeclampsia.  

Society of Reproductive Biology, San Francisco, USA 2015  

 

Brownfoot FC, Tong S, Hannan N, Hastie R, Cannon P, Kaitu’u-Lino T.  

Sulfasalazine reduces the toxins of preeclampsia soluble Flt1 and soluble endoglin and quenches endothelial dysfunction in primary human tissues: a novel potential therapeutic.  

Society of Reproductive Biology, San Francisco, USA 2015

 

Onda K, Tong S, Beard S, Binder N, Brownfoot F, Kaitu'u-Lino T, Tuohey L, Hastie R and Hannan NJ.

Proton Pump Inhibitors induce heme-oxygenase-1 and decrease sFlt1 and sEng production by human placenta: a new candidate therapeutic for preeclampsia.

8th International Conference on Heme Oxygenases, BioIron and Oxidative Stress. Sydney 2014.

 

Hannan, NJ.

Proton Pump Inhibitors Induce Heme-Oxygenase-1 and Decrease sFlt1 and sEng Production in Primary Placental and Endothelial Cells: A Novel Candidate Therapeutic for Preeclampsia.

University of Manchester. Maternal and Fetal Health Research Centre, Institute of Human Development 2014. Invited by Dr. M Dilworth, Dr R Jones and Prof. C Sibley. 

 

Onda K, Kaitu'u-Lino T, Beard S, Binder N, Tuohey L, Hastie R, Brownfoot F, Tong S and Hannan NJ.

Proton Pump Inhibitors significantly quench pathophysiological characteristics of preeclampsia in primary placental and endothelial models: a novel candidate therapeutic.

International Federation of Placenta Associations (IFPA, 2014).

 

Onda K, Tong S, Beard S, Binder N, Brownfoot F, Kaitu'u-Lino T, Tuohey L, Hastie R and Hannan NJ.

Proton Pump Inhibitors as a novel candidate therapeutic to treat severe preeclampsia.

Society for Reproductive Biology, Melbourne, 2014

 

Brownfoot FC, Tong S, Hannan N, Hastie R, Cannon P, Kaitu’u-Lino T.  

Sulfasalazine reduces the toxins of preeclampsia soluble Flt1 and soluble endoglin and quenches endothelial dysfunction in primary human tissues: a novel potential therapeutic.  

International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy, New Orleans, USA 2014

 

Brownfoot FC, Kaitu’u-Lino T, Hannan N, Hastie R, Cannon P, Onda K, Tong, S.  

Statins reduce soluble Flt1, and quench endothelial dysfunction in primary human tissues, but increase soluble endoglin release.

International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy, New Orleans, USA 2014

 

Brownfoot FC, Kaitu’u-Lino T, Hannan NJ, Binder N, Walker SP, Cannon P, Hastie R, Onda K, Tong S.  

Pravastatin quenches preeclampsia in humans:  A potential therapeutic.  

Presented at that MSD Organon Awards for research in women’s health care, Melbourne, 2014

 

Brownfoot FC, Tong S, Hannan N, Hastie R, Cannon P, Onda K, Kaitu’u-Lino T.  

Pravastatin: A novel therapeutic to treat preeclampsia.  

Australian Society of Medical Research, Melbourne 2014. 

 

Stock, O.

Pyrosequencing of bacterial 16S ribosomal RNA demonstrates distinct microbiome profiles of placenta and maternal blood in women with preterm ruptured membranes who develop chorioamnionitis, compared to those who do not become infected (Poster).

International Federation of Placenta Associations Annual Meeting 2014, Paris.

 

Stock, O.

The placental microbiome of chorioamnionitis.

Society for Reproductive Biology 2014, Melbourne.

 

Stock, O.

Nucleic acids coding inflammatory cytokines, and the microbiome, are detectable in the circulation of pregnant women with chorioamnionitis.

Society for Reproductive Biology 2013, Sydney