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Researcher: Ragg, SJ (Dr Scott Ragg)

Research Fields

Oncology and Carcinogenesis
Haematology
Cellular Immunology
Clinical Sciences
Medical Genetics (excl. Cancer Genetics)
Mental Health Nursing
Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
Transplantation Immunology
Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
Medical Biochemistry: Proteins and Peptides (incl. Medical Proteomics)
Medical Biochemistry: Lipids
Public Health and Health Services
Medical and Health Sciences

Research Impact

Cancer and Related Disorders
Blood Disorders
Health
Diagnostic Methods
Learner and Learning Processes
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Nursing

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A randomized controlled clinical trial to determine the optimum duration of G-CSF priming prior to BM stem cell harvesting; Cytotherapy
An analysis of afferent lymph dendritic cells during cutaneous chemical carcinogenesis
Association between high interleukin-6 levels and adverse outcome after autologous haemopoietic stem cell transplantation; Bone Marrow Transplantation
Catering to Student Demand: Bridging the Gap between Academics and Practicing Health Professionals; Improving University Teaching
Cell Cycle Arrest of Hematopoietic Cell Lines After Treatment With Ceramide Is Commonly Associated With Retinoblastoma Activation; Cytometry
Ceramide activates the retinoblastoma protein via two independent mechanisms and induces maturation of human leukaemia cells; 13th Lorne Cancer Conference
Comparison of hematopoietic reconstruction after autologous transplantation using stem cells after short- (<12 months) and longer-term cryostorage; 47th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology
Cryopreserved human haematopoietic stem cells retain engraftment potential after extended (5-14 years) cryostorage; Cryobiology
Engraftment potential of Percoll-fractionated stem cell collections; VIII Congress Asian Pacific Division International Society of Haematology, October
Failure of carcinogen-altered dendritic cells to initiate T cell proliferation is associated with reduced IL-1 beta secretion; Cellular Immunology
Fucoidan and CXCR4+ hemopoietic progenitor stem cell population; The Australian Health & Medical Research Congress
Hemopoietic stem-cell harvesting and transplantation using G-CSF-primed BM: comparison with unprimed BM and G-CSF-primed PBSC; Cytotherapy
Identification of the optimum length of G-CSF administration prior to bone marrow stem cell harvesting; Annual Scientific Meeting of Advancing Haematology Through Science
Identification of the optimum length of G-CSF administration prior to bone marrow stem cell harvesting; Annual Scientific Meeting of The Haematology Society of Australia & New Zealand
Induction of p121CIP1 expression and retinoblastoma activation by ceramide in leukaemia cells; 1999 ISAC Samuel A Latt Conference
Induction of p121CIP1 expression and retinoblastoma activation by ceramide in leukaemia cells; 1999 ISAC Samuel A Latt Conference
Is there life in the bottom of the freezer? - The effect of long term Cryostorage on haematopoietic stem cells; 8th Congress of the World Apheresis Association
Mitochondrial cytochrome c release precedes transmembrane depolarisation and caspase-3 activation during ceramide-induced apoptosis of Jurkat T cells; Apoptosis
Outpatient autologous haemopoietic stem cell transplantation: a feasible and safe strategy; 18th UICC International Cancer Congress
Removal of DMSO prior to stem cell transplantation: Is this a feasible clinical practice?; Medical Research Week
Screening human leukaemia cell lines for genes involved in ceramide-induced growth arrest and terminal differentiation; 13th Lorne Cancer Conference
The effect of long-term cryostorage on hematopoietic stem cell viability and function; 7th Annual Symposium of the International Society for Hematotherapy and Graft Engineering (ISHAGE)
Use of 'rainy day' autologous haemopoietic stem cells: a single-institution experience over 10 years; Internal Medicine Journal
Validation of a stem cell washing procedure prior to autologous transplantation; The 1st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Haematology Society of Australia & New Zealand
Validation of a stem cell washing procedure prior to autologous transplantation; Bone Marrow Transplant Scientists' Association of Australasia
Viability of hematopoietic cells (HSCs) after long term cryostorage; 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology

Research Projects

Clinical Significance of Expression of the Bone Marrow Homing Receptor, CXXR4, on Human CD34+ Stem Cells; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Confirmation of Altered Gene Expression in Terminally Differentiating Human Leukaemia Cells using Real-Time RT-PCR; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Data management in bone marrow transplantation; David Collins Leukaemia Foundation (DCLF)
Development of a Screen for AML1 Target Genes; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Elevated Serum Interleukin-6 Levels: A Potential Prognostic Factor for Improved Bone Marrow Transplantation; David Collins Leukaemia Foundation (DCLF)
Elevated Serum Interleukin-6 Levels: A Potential Prognostic Factor for Improved Bone Marrow Transplantation; Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust (CCMRT)
Identification of Optimum Length of G-CSF Administration Prior to Bone Marrow Stem Cell Harvesting; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Improving the Outcome of Bone Marrow Transplantation; David Collins Leukaemia Foundation (DCLF)
Long Term Storage of Blood Stem Cells for Transplantation Clinical Results and Patient Outcomes; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Optimising Administration of G-CSF Before and After Autologous Bone Marrow Transplantation; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Removal of DMSO prior to stem cell transplantation: Is this a feasible clinical practice?; David Collins Leukaemia Foundation (DCLF)
Role of the AP-1 Transcription Complex in Lipid-Induced Differentiation of Leukaemia Cells; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
The Molecular Basis of Ceramide-Mediated Growth Arrest and Terminal Differentiation; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
The Molecular Basis of Ceramide-Mediated Growth Arrest and Terminal Differentiation; David Collins Leukaemia Foundation (DCLF)
Towards a Novel Differentiation Therapy of Leukaemia using Ceramide; David Collins Leukaemia Foundation (DCLF)
Towards a Novel Differentiation Therapy of Leukemia Using Ceramide; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)

Research Candidate Supervision

Clinical Haemopoietic Implications of Fucoidan Treatment
Reducing the Toxicity of Autologous Haemopoetic Stem Cell Transplants
The Role of Ceramide in Growth arrest and terminal differentiation of Human Leukaemia Cells
The Therapeutic Potential of Lentivector-Delivered RNAi