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Researcher: Wilkinson, S (Dr Stephen Wilkinson)

Fields of Research

Oncology and carcinogenesis
Health services and systems
Medical biotechnology
Gastroenterology and hepatology
Psychology of ageing
Human resources management
Clinical sciences

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Other health
Other education and training
Port infrastructure and management
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Evaluation of health outcomes
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Evaluation of health and support services

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A new technique to assess the axilla for breast cancer metastases using cell separation technology: Report of a pilot project; Annual Scientific Meeting
A study to assess gastric laparoscopic bindings and its role in the treatment of morbidy obesity; Annual Scientific Meeting
Adolescent role-players in medical education; Youth Studies Australia
Autosomal dominant papillary carcinoma of the thyroid; The 39th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society of Australia
Clinicopathologic Studies of Thymic Carcinoids in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1; Medicine
Evolving pattern of laparoscopic gastric band access port complications; Obesity Surgery
Inactivation of retinoblastoma gene in malignant parathyroid growths - A candidate genetic trigger; The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery
New Technique to Assess the Axilla for Breast Cancer Metastases using cell separation technology; ANZ Journal of Surgery
P53 tumour suppressor gene expression in hyperparathyroidism; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery
Parathyroid hormone related protein (PTHrP) mediated hypercalcaemia complicating enteropancreatic malignancy in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN 1); Austrtalian & New Zealand Journal of Medicine
The Prevalence of MEN-1 in Tasmania; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery
The shipping industry as an industry of choice extending the employer of choice strategy to overcome labour shortages; IAME: International Association of Maritime Economists Annual Conference
Two Families with an Autosomal Dominant Inheritance Pattern for Papillary Carcinoma of the Thyroid; Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism

Research Projects

Bariatric surgery in Tasmanian public hospitals: investigating health service use, costs, and policy options; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Educating medical students about adolescent behaviour; Australian Rotary Health Research Fund (ARHRF)
Inheritance and manifestation of multiple endocrine neoplasia in Tasmania; Tasmanian Cancer Council (TCC)
Inheritance and manifestation of multiple endocrine neoplasia in Tasmania; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Localisation of genes responsible for multiple endocrine neoplasia type-1; Tasmanian Cancer Council (TCC)
Pilot trial of hepatic atery TIL-LAK cell therapy of colonic carcinoma metastases; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Student Scholarship for Subramaniam; Paul Mackay Bolton Foundation (PMBF)
Study of an inherited disease in Tasmania which causes multiple hormone-producing tumours; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Research Candidate Supervision

Autologous Tumour Vaccine
Effect of intraportal mannitol on uptake of radiolabelled LAK cells infused into the portal vein
Experimental immunotheray for metastatic liver cancers
The microbiological and mechanical integrity of batch tested and individually tested surgical gloves
Title- The relationship between histopathological characteristics and clinical and biochemical data in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism in Tas
To study a form of endocrine cancer inherited via a dominant gene (to be isolated). A large family is available in Tas with this disease