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Researcher: Zhai, G (Dr Guangju Zhai)

Fields of Research

Rheumatology and arthritis
Central nervous system
Geriatrics and gerontology
Aged health care
Primary health care
Medical biochemistry - lipids

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Health related to ageing
Evaluation of health outcomes
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Efficacy of medications
Prevention of human diseases and conditions

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A classification modeling approach for determining metabolite signatures in osteoarthritis; PLoS ONE
A longitudinal study of the association between knee alignment and change in cartilage volume and chondral defects in a largely non-osteoarthritic population; Journal of Rheumatology
A meta-analysis of sex differences in osteoarthritis prevalence; International Journal of Sex Differences in Health, Disease and Aging
A Meta-analysis of Sex Differences in Osteoarthritis: 1. Prevalence; XX vs. XY
A meta-analysis of sex differences prevalence, incidence and severity of osteoarthritis; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
Association between leptin, body composition, sex and knee cartilage morphology in older adults: the Tasmanian Older Adult Cohort (TASOAC) study; Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases
Correlates of knee pain in older adults: Tasmanian Older Adult Cohort Study; Arthritis and Rheumatism
Correlates of knee pain in younger subjects; Clinical Rheumatology
Factors association with hip cartilage volume measured by magnetic resonance imaging. The Tasmanian Older Adult Cohort Study; Arthritis & Rheumatism
Familial, structural, and environmental correlates of MRI-defined bone marrow lesions: a sibpair study; Arthritis Research & Therapy
Hyperglycemia-related advanced glycation end-products is associated with the altered phosphatidylcholine metabolism in osteoarthritis patients with diabetes; PLoS ONE
Lysophosphatidylcholines to phosphatidylcholines ratio predicts advanced knee osteoarthritis; Rheumatology
Optimal sampling of MRI slices for the assessment of knee cartilage volume for cross-sectional and longitudinal studies; BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
The genetic contribution to longitudinal changes in knee structural and muscle strength: A Sibpair Study; Arthritis & Rheumatism
The Genetic Contribution to Muscle Strength, Knee Pain, Cartilage Volume, Bone Size, and Radiographic Osteoarthritis; Arthritis and Rheumatism
Vitamin D receptor and calcium-sensing receptor polymorphisms and colorectal cancer survival in the Newfoundland population; British Journal of Cancer

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision