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Researcher: Dwyer, T (Professor Terry Dwyer)

Fields of Research

Epidemiology
Medical genetics (excl. cancer genetics)
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Rheumatology and arthritis
Paediatrics
Nutrition and dietetics
Endocrinology
Health informatics and information systems
Health services and systems
Oncology and carcinogenesis
Preventative health care
Neurology and neuromuscular diseases
Ophthalmology
Primary health care
Mental health services
Community child health
Allergy
Public health nutrition
Central nervous system
Genetics
Clinical sciences
Dermatology
Cancer genetics
Geriatrics and gerontology
Behavioural epidemiology
Reproduction
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander public health and wellbeing
Nephrology and urology
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Pathology (excl. oral pathology)
Special education and disability
Respiratory diseases
Foetal development and medicine
Medical biotechnology
Neurogenetics
Health economics
Obstetrics and gynaecology
Epidemiological modelling
Veterinary epidemiology
Radiology and organ imaging
Social epidemiology
Disease surveillance
Medical biochemistry - carbohydrates
Building construction management and project planning
Other psychology
Developmental genetics (incl. sex determination)
Sports medicine
Immunogenetics (incl. genetic immunology)
Neurosciences
Cell and nuclear division
Autoimmunity
Health and community services
Humoural immunology and immunochemistry
Acute care
Medical biochemistry and metabolomics
Gene expression (incl. microarray and other genome-wide approaches)

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Other health
Neonatal and child health
Preventive medicine
Behaviour and health
Nutrition
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Disease distribution and transmission (incl. surveillance and response)
Marketing
Determinants of health
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Mental health
Men's health
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Inclusive education
Health related to ageing
Evaluation of health outcomes
Visual communication
Ability and disability
Women's and maternal health
Overweight and obesity
Injury prevention and control
Rural and remote area health
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Occupational health
Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)
Health inequalities
Social structure and health
Health education and promotion
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

$2.5m for pharmaceutical discovery program
$70,000 boost for cancer research
'Camera aids cancer fight' - use of spectrophotometer to measure skin cancer
'Health Job' - Appointment of Director, GE Unit
'Melanoma Detection' - use of spectrophotometer to measure skin cancer
'Shedding new light on skin cancer' - use of spectrophotometer to measure skin cancer
A differing pattern of association between dietary fish and allergen-specific subgroups of atopy; Allergy
A discussion of some statistical methods for separating within-pair associations from associations among all twins in research on fetal origins of disease; Paediatric and Perinantal Epidemiology
A New Measurement of Skin Colour; Clinical Oncological Society of Australia 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting
A prospective association between cocoon use in infancy and childhood asthma; Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology
A prospective study of the association between home gas appliance use during infancy and subsequent dust mite sensitization and lung function in childhood; Clinical and Experimental Allergy
A prospective study of urinary electrolytes and bone turnover in adolescent males; Clinical Nutrition
A randomized controlled trial of phytoestrogen supplementation, growth and bone turnover in adolescent males; European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
A temporal decline in asthma but not eczema prevalence from 2000 to 2005 at school entry in the Australian CapitalTerritory with further consideration of country of birth; International Journal of Epidemiology
Accumulated exposure to rural areas of residence over the life course is associated with overweight and obesity in adulthood: a 25-year prospective cohort study; Annals of Epidemiology
Adiposity Gain During Childhood, ACE I/D Polymorphisms and Metabolic Outcomes; Obesity
An age-and sex-specific dietary guidelines index is a valid measure of diet quality in an Australian cohort during youth and adulthood; Nutrition Research
An association between plastic mattress covers and sheepskin underbedding use in infancy and house dust mite sensitization in childhood: a prospective study; Clinical and Experimental Allergy
APOE Genotype and Cardio-Respiratory Fitness Interact to Determine Adiposity in 8-Year-Old Children from the Tasmanian Infant Health Survey; PL o S One
Asian heart study role
Assessment of habitual sun exposure in adolescents via questionnaire - a comparison with objective measurement using polysulphone badges; Melanoma Research
Association between birth weight and adolescent systolic blood pressure in a caucasian birth cohort differs according to skin type, CRH promoter or 11β-HSD2 genotype; Archives of Disease in Childhood
Association between blood pressure and dietary factors in the Dietary and Nutritional Survey of British Adults; Archives of Internal Medicine
Association between childhood health, socioeconomic and school-related factors and effort-reward imbalance at work: a 25-year follow-up study; Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Association between depression, anxiety and weight change in young adults; BMC Psychiatry
Association between erythropoietin in cord blood of twins and size at birth: does it relate to gestational factors or to factors during labor or delivery?; Pediatric Research
Association between knee symptoms, change in knee symptoms over 6-9 years, and SF-6D health state utility among middle-aged Australians; Quality of Life Research
Association between knee symptoms, change in knee symptoms over 69 years, and SF-6D health state utility among middle-aged Australians; Quality of Life Research
Association between musculoskeletal pain at multiple sites and objectively measured physical activity and work capacity: Results from UK Biobank study; Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
Association between use of a quilt and sudden infant death syndrome: case-control study; British Medical Journal
Association of adiposity measures in childhood and adulthood with knee cartilage thickness, volume and bone area in young adults; International Journal of Obesity
Association of body composition, physical activity and physical performance with knee cartilage thickness and bone area in young adults; Rheumatology
Association of change in daily step count over five years with insulin sensitivity and adiposity: population based cohort study; BMJ (Online)
Association of childhood adiposity measures with adulthood knee cartilage defects and bone marrow lesions: a 25-year cohort study; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
Association of childhood obesity with female infertility in adulthood: a 25-year follow-up study; Fertility and Sterility
Association of glucose homeostasis and metabolic syndrome with knee cartilage defects and cartilage volume in young adults; Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism
Associations between alcohol consumption and cardio-metabolic risk factors in young adults; European Journal of Preventive Cardiology
Associations between childhood to adulthood socio-economic mobility and adult diet quality; The British Journal of Nutrition
Associations between diet quality and DSM‑IV mood disorders during young‑ to mid‑adulthood among an Australian cohort; Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
Associations of birth weight with ocular biometry, refraction, and glaucomatous endophenotypes: The australian twins eye study; American Journal of Ophthalmology
Associations of childhood adiposity and changes in adiposity status from childhood to adulthood with pregnancy hypertension; Pregnancy Hypertension
Associations of childhood adiposity with menstrual irregularity and polycystic ovary syndrome in adulthood: the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study and the Bogalusa Heart Study; Human Reproduction
Associations of TV viewing and physical activity with the metabolic syndrome in Australian adults; Diabetologia
Asthma onset prior to multiple sclerosis and the contribution of sibling exposure in early life; Clinical and Experimental Immunology
AusDiab Results (ABC)
AusDiab Results (Southern Cross)
AusDiab Results (WIN)
AusDiab Study
AusDiab Study (ABC 19/1/00)
AusDiab Study (Southern Cross 19/1/00)
Australia Day Awards
Australia has lower incidence of heart disease than neighbours
Australian Society for Medical Research Medalist
Autoantibodies to Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase and Phenotypic Features Associated with Early Insulin Treatment in Individuals with Adult-onset Diabetes Mellitus; Diabetic Medicine
Autogen funding for Diabetes
Autogen funding for Diabetes (ABC)
Autogen funding for Diabetes (WIN)
Baby death toll tumbles
Bench-to-bedside research in Australian research institutes: a snapshot; Medical Journal of Australia
Bi-directional associations between healthy lifestyles and mood disorders in young adults: The Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; Psychological Medicine
Bicycle injuries: road trauma is not the only concern; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Big fun run can be a fun walk too
Birth order, infection in early life, and multiple sclerosis; The Lancet Neurology
Birth weight, birth length, and bone density in prepubertal children: Evidence for an association that may be mediated by genetic factors; Calcified Tissue International
Birthweight and childhood cancer: preliminary findings from the International Childhood Cancer Cohort Consortium (I4C); Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology
Blunnies kicks in with support
BMI Trajectories from Childhood to Midlife are Associated with Subclinical Kidney Damage in Midlife; Obesity
Body mass index trajectories from childhood to midlife are associated with subclinical kidney damage in midlife
Bone Mass in Prepubertal Children: Gender Differences and the Role of Physical Activity and Sunlight Exposure; Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Brain cancer incidence, mortality and case survival: observations from 2 Australian cancer registries; International Journal of Cancer
Brain cancer incidence, mortality and case survival: observations from two Australian cancer registries; Second National Workshop on Experimental Radiation Oncology
Breastfeeding in early life and bone mass in prepubertal children: A longitudinal study; Osteoporosis International
Burnie has taken health to its heart
Burnie health given heart
Burnie Take Heart - Smarter Hearts Survey
Burnie Take Heart - Smarter Hearts Survey
Burnie Take Heart and Phytoestrogen Project Overview
Burnie Take Heart Project Results
Cancer Council allocates funding for cancer research
Cancer in Tasmania - Incidence and Mortality 1996
Cancer in Tasmania - Incidence and Mortality 1997
Cancer In Tasmania Incidence and Mortality 1995
Cancer in Tasmania Part 1: Incidence and Mortality 1980-1999
Cancer in Tasmania Part 2: Incidence by Geographic Area
Cancer in Tasmania, Incidence and Mortality 1995; Tasmanian Cancer Registry
Cancer in Tasmania: incidence and mortality 1989
Cancer in Tasmania: incidence and mortality 1991
Cancer in Tasmania: incidence and mortality 1992
Cancer in Tasmania: incidence and mortality 1994
Cancer in Tasmania: incidence and mortality 1995
Cancer in Tasmania: Incidence and Mortality 1998
Cancer in Tasmania: Incidence and Mortality 1999
Cancer research funds
Cancer research gets grant
Cardiovascular risk factors before and during pregnancy: Does pregnancy unmask or initiate risk?; Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research
Case-control study of lung cancer during 1994-1997 in the birth cohort in Tasmania, Australia, with an excess of female cases during 1983-1992; Cancer Causes and Control
Centre on Vietnam mission
Cervical cancer rates on decline
Change in smoking status and change in health-related quality of life in young adults
Changes in self-reported skin type associated with experience of sunburning in 14-15 year old children of Northern European descent; Melanoma Research
Characteristics of infants receiving prompt first diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis immunisation in an infant cohort ; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Childhood adiposity, adult adiposity, and the ACE gene insertion/deletion polymorphism: evidence of gene-environment interaction effects on adult blood pressure and hypertension status in adulthood; Journal of Hypertension
Childhood cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular fitness and adult measures of glucose homeostasis; Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
Childhood fitness reduces the long-term cardiometabolic risks associated with childhood obesity; International Journal of Obesity
Childhood health motivation and adult cardiometabolic health in the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health (CDAH) study; Health Psychology
Childhood Muscular Fitness Phenotypes and Adult Metabolic Syndrome; Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
Children may hold key to how adult diseases develop
Children with Low Literacy and Poor Stereoacuity: An Evaluation of Complex Interventions in a Community-Based Randomized Trial; Ophthalmic Epidemiology
Cluster patterns of behavioural risk factors among children: longitudinal associations with adult cardio-metabolic risk factors; Preventive Medicine
Combined effects of smoking, anti-EBNA antibodies, and HLA-DRB1*1501 on multiple sclerosis risk; Neurology
Comparison of community pathologists with expert dermatopathologists evaluating Breslow thickness and histopathologic subtype in a large international population-based study of melanoma; JAAD International
Correlates of the prone infant sleeping position by period of birth; Archives of Disease in Childhood
Cot death triumph
Cross sectional study of the relation between sibling number and asthma, hay fever, and eczema; Archives of Disease in Childhood
Cross-sectional associations between dietary fat-related behaviors and continuous metabolic syndrome score among young Australian adults; Nutrients
Cutaneous Melanin Density of Caucasians Measured by Spectrophotometry and Risk of Malignant Melanoma, Basal Cell Carcinoma, and Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin; American Journal of Epidemiology
CVD in children
CVD in children
CVD in children
CVD in Children
CVD in children
CVD in children
CVD in children
Data on infants and links between growth and disease
Decline in Physical Fitness From Childhood to Adulthood Associated With Increased Obesity and Insulin Resistance in Adults ; Diabetes Care
Declining lung cancer mortality of young Australian women despite increased smoking is linked to reduced cigarette 'tar' yields; British Journal of Cancer
Defining obesity in children by biological endpoint rather than population distribution; International Journal of Obesity
Determinants of dust mite allergen concentrations in infant bedrooms in Tasmania; Clinical and Experimental Allergy
Determinants of neonatal vitamin D Levels as measured on neonatal dried blood spot samples; Neonatology
DHA mediates the protective effect of fish consumption on new episodes of depression among women; British Journal of Nutrition
Differences in HDL Cholesterol Concentrations in Japanese, American, and Australian Children; Circulation
Do larger people have more naevi? Naevus frequency versus naevus density; International Journal of Epidemiology
Does the Addition of Information on Genotype Improve Prediction of the Risk of Melanoma and Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer beyond That Obtained from Skin Phenotype?; American Journal of Epidemiology
Does youth adiposity, or change in adiposity from youth to adulthood, predict metabolically healthy obesity in adulthood?; Pediatric Obesity
Dummy use and SIDS
Effect of MELANOTAN1, [Nle4 , D-Phe7 ]-a-MSH, on melanin synthesis in humans with MC1R variant alleles; Peptides
Effects of partnering and parenting transitions on smoking continuity and change over 5 years
Elevated whole blood thiamin level at one month of age - No significant association with SIDS in a high risk infant population; Australian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics
Environmental and genetic determinants of two Vitamin D metabolites in healthy Australian children; Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism
Environmental and genetic factors associated with the disease multiple sclerosis
Exercise a class above the rest
Exercise-induced bronchial hyperresponsiveness and parental ISAAC questionnaire responses; European Respiratory Journal
Exposure to infant siblings during early life and risk of multiple sclerosis; Journal of the American Medical Association
Exposure to infant siblings during early life and risk of multiple sclerosis: reply to Ruprecht and Peron; Journal of the American Medical Association
Factors affecting tracking of blood pressure from childhood to adulthood: the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; Journal of Pediatrics
Factors associated with muscular fitness phenotypes in Australian children: a cross-sectional study; Journal of Sports Sciences
Factors associated with persistently high muscular power from childhood to adulthood; Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
Factors related to infant apnoea and cyanosis - a population-based study; Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Familial aggregation of melanoma risks in a large population-based sample of melanoma cases; Cancer Causes and Control
Feather bedding and house dust mite sensitization and airway disease in childhood; Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
Features of infant exposure to tobacco smoke in a cohort study in Tasmania; Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
Fetal origins of adult disease?
Foetal development and birth/weight
Free-flow waterbeds are potentially deadly to infants; Medical Journal of Australia
Free-flow waterbeds are potentially deadly to infants; Medical Journal of Australia
Frequency of headaches associated with the cervical spine and relationships with anthropometric, muscle performance, and recreational factors; Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Gene research unit announced
Genetic dissection of the human leukocyte antigen region by use of haplotypes of Tasmanians with multiple sclerosis; American Journal of Human Genetics
Genetic Epidemiology in Tasmania; Australasian Epidemiologist
Genetic research techniques in Iceland
HDL Study
HDL Study
HDL Study
HDL Study
HDL Study press conference
HDL Study press conference
HDL Study press conference
HDL work
Health inequalities: is the foundation for these laid before the time of birth?; The Social Origins of Health and Well-Being
High lung cancer rates in young women thatn young men: Tasmania 1983 to 1992; Cancer Causes and Control
High rate of smoking in pregnancy
Hobart professor's work on cot death recognised: Research rewarded
Honing in
Human Leukocyte Antigen-DR15, Low Infant Sibling Exposure and Multiple Sclerosis: Gene-Environment Interaction; Annals of Neurology
Hyperlipidaemia in Children; Third Commonwealth Conference on DIARRHOEA and MALNUTRITION
Identification of a prostate cancer susceptibility gene on chromosome 5p13q12 associated with risk of both familial and sporadic disease; European Journal of Human Genetics
Impact of lipid measurements in youth in addition to conventional clinic-based risk factors on predicting preclinical atherosclerosis in adulthood: The International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort (i3C) Consortium; Circulation
Infant anthropometry, early life infection, and subsequent risk of type 1 diabetes mellitus: a prospective birth cohort study; Pediatric Diabetes
Infant sleeping environment and asthma at 7 years: a prospective cohort study; American Journal of Public Health
Inferring cause in observational studies; Australasian Epidemiologist
Intergenerational educational mobility is associated with cardiovascular disease risk behaviours in a cohort of young Australian adults: The Childhood Determinants of Adult Health (CDAH) Study ; BMC Public Health
International Melanoma Research (7ZR)
International Melanoma Research (ABC)
International waist circumference percentile cutoffs for central obesity in children and adolescents aged 6-18 years; Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Invasive cutaneous malignant melanoma trends: Tasmania 1979-1994; 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting Clinical Oncological Society of Australia
Iodine alarm
Is birthweight a good marker for gestational exposures that increase the risk of adult disease?; Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology
Is this finding relevant? Generalisation and epidemiology; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Job stress in young adults is associated with a range of poorer health behaviours in the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health (CDAH) study; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Kate shows a side to sleep that is saving Tassie lives
Lead levels in Rosebery
Legacy to life advertisement
Legacy to life advertisement
Lifestyle behaviours associated with 5-year weight gain in a prospective cohort of Australian adults aged 26-36 years at baseline; BMC Public Health
Lung Cancer
Lung cancer in young Tasmanian women
Lung cancer incidence in Australia: impact of filter-tip cigarettes with unchanged tar yields; International Journal of Cancer
Lung cancer rise hits here
Management of insulin-treated diabetes in Tasmania; Medical Journal of Australia
Maternal antenatal peanut consumption and peanut and rye sensitization in the offspring at adolescence ; Clinical and Experimental Allergy
Maternal calcium supplementation and cardiovascular risk factors in twin offspring; International Journal of Epidemiology
Maternal diet during pregnancy is associated with bone mineral density in children: a longitudinal study; European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Maternal Smoking during pregnancy, growth, and bone mass in prepubertal children; Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
Measurement of Diabetes in Australia
Measuring environmental factors can enhance the search for disease causing genes?; Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
Media spotlight on SIDS study
Melanin density and melanin type predict melanocytic naevi in 19-20 year olds of northern European ancestry; Melanoma Research
Melanocortin 1 receptor genotype, past environmental sun exposure, and risk of multiple sclerosis; Neurology
Melanoma research
Menzies Board Appointments
Menzies Centre enlisted to help Vietnam reduce high cardiovascular disease
Menzies Centre Grants
Menzies Centre wants MS research volunteers for study
Menzies Centre will travel to Vietnam to investigate increased heart disease rates
Menzies Centre will travel to Vietnam to investigate increased rates of stroke and heart disease
Menzies Icon Status (ABC Radio)
Menzies Icon Status (ABC)
Menzies Icon Status (Southern Cross)
Menzies Icon Status (WIN)
Menzies Moves
Menzies probe into Vietnam heart disease
Menzies/Metro Partnership (ABC)
Menzies/Metro Partnership (Southern Cross)
Menzies/Metro Partnership (WIN)
Microalbuminuria is positively associated with usual dietary saturated fat intake and negatively associated with usual dietary protein intake in people with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Misclassification due to body hair and seasonal variation on melanin density estimates for skin type using spectrophotometry; Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, B: Biology
Mode of Delivery and Childhood Blood Pressure; Pediatric Research
Monthly ambient sunlight, infections and relapse rates in multiple sclerosis; Neuroepidemiology
MS researchers in need of subjects
Mums heed advice and cut cot deaths
Muscular strength across the life course: The tracking and trajectory patterns of muscular strength between childhood and mid-adulthood in an Australian cohort; Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
New genetics unit set up
Objectively measured daily steps and subsequent long term all-cause mortality: The Tasped Prospective Cohort Study; PLoS One
Objectively Measured Physical Activity and the Subsequent Risk of Incident Dysglycemia: The Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab); Diabetes Care
Observational analytic studies in multiple sclerosis: controlling bias through study design and conduct. The Australian Multicentre Study of Environment and Immune Function; Multiple Sclerosis
Olive skin 'no barrier' to melanoma risk
Open day success for centre
Optimized DNA extraction from neonatal dried blood spots: application in methylome profiling; BMC Biotechnology
Overweight and obesity from childhood to adulthood: a follow-up of participants in the 1985 Australian Schools Health and Fitness Survey; Medical Journal of Australia
Parental exercise is associated with Australian children's extracurricular sports participation and cardiorespiratory fitness: a cross-sectional study; International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
Parental history of diabetes in an insulin-treated diabetes registry; Diabetic Medicine
Parental Smoking and Infant Respiratory Infection: How Important Is Not Smoking in the Same Room With the Baby?; American Journal of Public Health
Parental smoking and smoking experimentation in childhood increase the risk of being a smoker 20 years later. The childhood determinants of adult health study; Addiction
Partnering and parenting transitions associate with changing smoking status: a cohort study in young Australians; International Journal of Public Health
Partnering and parenting transitions in Australian men and women: associations with changes in weight, domain-specific physical activity and sedentary behaviours; International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
Past environmental sun exposure and risk of multiple sclerosis: a role for the Cdx-2 Vitamin D receptor variant in this interaction ; Multiple Sclerosis
Past exposure to sun, skin phenotype, and risk of multiple sclerosis: case-control study; British Medical Journal
Past sun exposure, skin phenotype and risk of multiple sclerosis: a case-control study; 15th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology 2003
Past sun exposure, skin phenotype and risk of multiple sclerosis: a case-control study; Epidemiology
Persistant iodine deficiency in a cohort of Tasmanian school children: associations with socio-economic status, geographical location and dietary factors; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Physical Activity and Performance in Children; Nutrition Reviews
Physical Activity and Television Viewing in Relation to Risk of Undiagnosed Abnormal Glucose Metabolism in adults; Diabetes Care
Phytoestrogen Study
Poor stereoacuity among children with poor literacy: Prevalence and associated factors; Optometry and Vision Science
Population trends in sudden infant death syndrome; Seminars in Perinatology
Prediction of adult class II/III obesity from childhood BMI: the i3C consortium; International Journal of Obesity
Predictive utility of childhood anthropometric measures on adult glucose homeostasis measures: a 20-year cohort study; International Journal of Obesity
Prevalence and clinical significance of residual or reconverted red bone marrow on knee mri; Diagnostics
Preventable causes of prostate cancer
Profile of Cardiovascular Diseases, Diabetes Mellitus and Associated Risk Factors in the Western Pacific Region
Prone sleeping and SIDS; Epidemiology
Prostate Cancer Funding
Prostate Cancer Study - Lions Club
Prostate Cancer Study - Lions Club
Prostate Cancer Study - Lions Club
Prostate Cancer Study - Lions Club
Prostate Cancer Study - Lions Club
Quantifying the Change of Melanoma Incidence by Breslow Thickness; Biometrics
Recent research and Centre's groundbreaking research with SIDS
Regional variation in multiple sclerosis prevalence in Australia and its association with ambient ultraviolet radiation; Neuroepidemiology
Relation of Academic Performance to Physical Activity and Fitness in Children; Pediatric Exercise Science
Relationship between early life respiratory illness, family size over time, and the development of asthma and hay fever: a seven year follow up study; THORAX
Relative contributions of adiposity in childhood and adulthood to vascular health of young adults; Atherosclerosis
Reliability and validity of a Life Course Passive Smoke Exposure Questionnaire in an Australian cohort from childhood to adulthood; Journal of Preventive Medicine & Public Health
Research given a kickalong
Research into causes of SIDs recognised
Resting heart rate and the association of physical fitness with carotid artery stiffness; American Journal of Hypertension
Results of Burnie Take Heart Project
Retrospectively estimating energy intake and misreporting from a qualitative food frequency questionnaire: An example using Australian cohort and national survey data; Frontiers in Nutrition
Risk factors for left ventricular dysfunction in adulthood: role of low birth weight; ESC Heart Failure
Short-term morbidity and infant mortality among infants who slept supine at 1 month of age - a follow-up report; Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology
Should the male and female RDI for sodium be the same?; 16th Dietitians Association of Australia National Conference
SIDS Epidemiology and incidence; Pediatric Annals
SIDS research being used to shed light on childhood obesity
SIDS, new brochures and advances in research
skin cancer device
Sleeping position, infant apnea and cyanosis: A population-based study; Pediatrics
Smoke causes greater risk of SIDS
Smoking as an independent risk factor for multiple sclerosis: considering possible combined effects with the human leukocyte antigen DR15 genotype and anti-EBNA antibody titers; 13th Annnual Meeting of the Amer-Comm-for-Treatment-and-Res-in-Multiple-Sclerosis
Smoking cessation and weight gain: are changing health behaviours explanatory?
Smoking has big role in cot death
Smoking is associated with progressive disease course and increased progression in clinical disability in a prospective cohort of people with multiple sclerosis ; Journal of Neurology: Official Journal of The European Neurological Society
Smoking link to SIDS risk
Smoking status and health-related quality of life: a longitudinal study in young adults; Quality of Life Research
Socioeconomic position over the life course from childhood and smoking status in mid-adulthood: results from a 25-year follow-up study; BMC Public Health
Sources of heterogeneity in the meta-analysis of observational studies - The example of SIDS and sleeping position; Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
Soy products focus of study
State's old families aid university gene study
State's skin cancer rising
Studies of Twins: Can they Shed Light on the Fetal Origins of Adult Disease Hypothesis?; Twin Research
Studies of twins: what can they tell us about the fetal origins of adult disease?; Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology
Study gets to heart of problem
Study supports foetal origins; Australian Doctor
Sudden infant death syndrome: After the ''back to sleep'' campaign - Further declines may come from reducing maternal smoking; British Medical Journal
Sunburn associated with increased number of nevi in darker as well as lighter skinned adolescents of Northern European descent; Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention
Syndrome X in 8-y-old Australian children: stronger associations with current body fatness than with infant size or growth; International Journal of Obesity
Synthetic Bedding and Wheeze in Childhood; Epidemiology
Take Heart project takes off
Takeaway food consumption and its associations with diet quality and abdominal obesity: a cross-sectional study of young adults ; The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
Tasmanian scientists have launched an investigation into the causes of multiple sclerosis
Tasmanians need to exercise more
Tassie heart try-out for soy
Tassie research team aims to cut Vietnam heart woes
Teenage boys overexposed to sunlight
Telomere length and lung function in a population-based cohort of children and mid-life adults; Pediatric Pulmonology
Telomere length and vascular phenotypes in a population-based cohort of children and midlife adults; Journal of the American Heart Association
The 1984 Tasmanian Insulin-Treated Diabetes-Mellitus Prevalence Cohort - An 8 and a Half Year Mortality Follow-Up Investigation; Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
The association between grip strength measured in childhood, young- and mid-adulthood and prediabetes or type 2 diabetes in mid-adulthood; Sports Medicine
The association between muscular power from childhood to adulthood and adult measures of glucose homeostasis; Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports
The associations of childhood adiposity with menopausal symptoms in women aged 45-49 years: An Australian Cohort Study; Maturitas
The Bedding Environment, Sleep Position, and Frequent Wheeze in Childhood; Pediatrics
The changing incidence and spectrum of thyroid carcinoma in Tasmania (1978-1998) during a transition from iodine sufficiency to iodine deficiency; The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
The childhood determinants of adult health study: a profile of a cohort study to examine the childhood influences on adult cardiovascular health; Australasian Epidemiologist
The contribution of changes in the prevalence of prone sleeping position to the decline in SIDS in Tasmania; J A M A: The Journal of The American Medical Association
The cross-sectional association of sitting time with carotid artery stiffness in young adults; BMJ Open
The Decline of SIDS: A Success Story for Epidemiology
The emergence of coronary heart disease in populations of Chinese descent; Atherosclerosis
The great leap backward: changes in the jumping performance of Australian children aged 11 - 12-years between 1985 and 2015; Journal of Sports Sciences
The High Prevalence of Vitamin D Insufficiency across Australian Populations Is Only Partly Explained by Season and Latitude; Environmental Health Perspectives
The Hobart Salt Study 1995: few meet national sodium intake target; Medical Journal of Australia
The influence of sun exposure in childhood and adolescence on atopic disease at adolescence; Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
The interaction between early life upper respiratory tract infection and birth during the pollen season on rye-sensitized hay fever and ryegrass sensitization - a birth cohort study; Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
The Involvement of Dietary Factors in Early Renal Disease in Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus; Nutrition Society of Australia Nineteenth Annual Conference
The lack of effect of isoflavones on high-density lipoprotein cholesterol concentrations in adolescent boys: a 6-week randomised trial; Public Health Nutrition
The Management of Insulin-Treated Diabetes in Tasmania: Results from a Population-Based Study; Annual Scientific Meeting of Australian Diabetes Society
The metabolomic signatures of alcohol consumption in young adults; European Journal of Preventive Cardiology
The multiple sclerosis risk allele within the AHI1 gene is associated with relapses in children and adults; Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders
The National Cancer Institute of Canada's announces new program to redress deficiency in aetiological research; Australasian Epidemiologist
The relation between infant indoor environment and subsequent asthma; Epidemiology
The relationship between infant and parental characteristics report of infant cyanosis and hospital admission for apnea or cyanosis; Pediatrics
The Rising Prevalence of Diabetes and Impaired Glucose Tolerance: The Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study; Diabetes Care
The Tasmanian SIDS Case Control Study. Univariable and Multivariable Risk Factor Analysis; Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology
The use of mutually exclusive categories for atopic sensitization: A contrasting effect for family size on house dust mite sensitization compared with ryegrass sensitization; Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
The use of spectrophotometry to estimate melanin density in caucasians; 4th World Conference on Melanoma
The Use of Spectrophotometry to Estimate Melanin Density in Caucasions; Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention
Time-use patterns and health-related quality of life in adolescents; Pediatrics
Tobacco smoke exposure at one month of age and subsequent risk of SIDS - a prospective study; American Journal of Epidemiology
Tobacco smoke risk of SIDS
Tobacco smoke risk of SIDS
Tobacco smoke risk of SIDS
Tobacco smoke risk of SIDS
Tobacco smoke risk of SIDS
Tobacco smoke risk of SIDS
Tobacco smoke risk of SIDS
Tobacco smoke risk of SIDS
Tracking of muscular strength and power from youth to young adulthood: Longitudinal findings from the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
Trends in diabetes management practices of patients from an Australian insulin-treated diabetes register; Diabetic Medicine
Trial of new spectrophotometer
Trial of new spectrophotometer
Twins and fetal origins hypothesis: within-pair analyses; The Lancet
Twins Study release
Twins Study release
Twins Study Release
Twins Study Release
Twins Study Release
Twins Study Release
Universal recommendations for sodium intake should be avoided. Part 1; Medical Journal of Australia
Use of duvets and SIDS; Archives of Diseases in Children
Using biological and physical measurements in children to predict disease risk; Nutrition Society of Australia 27th Annual Scientific Meeting
Using biological and physical measurements in children to predict disease risk; Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Using genetic advances to investigate diabetes in Australia
Validity of a measure of the frequency of headaches with overt neck involvement, and reliability of measurement of cervical spine anthropometric and muscle performance factors; Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Variations in individual susceptibility to UV: insights from population-based studies: Proceedings of the Conference on the Health Consequences of Ozone Depletion; Australasian Epidemiologist
Victory over Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Vietnam trip - CVD
Vigorous physical activity and carotid distensibility in young and mid-aged adults; Hypertension Research
Visit from Tasmania to discuss research funding with University of Tasmania, Menzies Centre
Vitamin D insufficiency in adolescent males in Southern Tasmania: prevalence, determinants, and relationship to bone turnover markers; Osteoporosis International
Vitamin D insufficiency in adolescent males in Southern Tasmania: prevalence, determinants, and relationship to bone turnover markers; Osteoporosis international
Vitamin D levels in people with multiple sclerosis and community controls in Tasmania, Australia; Journal of Neurology
Vitamin D levels in prepubertal children in Southern Tasmania: prevalence and determinants; European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Vitamin D receptor polymorphisms and survival in patients with cutaneous melanoma: a population-based study; Carcinogenesis
Vitamin D receptor polymorphisms in patients with cutaneous melanoma; International Journal of Cancer
War-related psychological stressors and risk of psychological disorders in Australian veterans of the 1991 Gulf War; British Journal of Psychiatry
Water Flouridation, Fractures and Bone Mass: A Quantitive Overview of the Literature; Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society Annual Scientific Meeting
Water fluoridation, bone mass and fracture: a quantitative overview of the literature; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Waterbeds and sudden infant death; Medical Journal of Australia
Weekend Review - Profile of Menzies Centre and its activities
Within pair association between birth weight and blood pressure at age 8 in twins from a cohort study; British Medical Journal
World acclaims cot death work
Worsening dietary and physical activity behaviors do not readily explain why smokers gain weight after cessation: A cohort study in young adults; Nicotine & Tobacco Research
Youth diet quality and hazard of mood disorder in adolescence and adulthood among an Australian cohort; Journal of Affective Disorders

Research Projects

1999 Supplementary Funding; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
A Case Control Study to Investigate the Contribution of Sun Exposure, Family Structure and other Environmental Factors to Multiple Sclerosis in Tasmania; Multiple Sclerosis Australia (MSA)
A Longitudinal Study of Bone Development in Children; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
A Model for Genetic Susceptibility: Melanoma; National Institutes of Health (NIH)
A National Survey of Diabetes Prevalence; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
A Pilot Study to Examine Biological, Lifestyle and Genetic Risk Factors Associated with the Development of Multiple Non-melanoma Skin Cancers; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
A Pilot Study to Examine Biological, Lifestyle and Genetic Risk Factors Associated with the Development of Second and Subsequent Non-melanoma Skin Cancers in People with a History of Skin Cancer; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
A Study of Twins to Help Identify the Cause of the Association Between Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Birth Weight; Heart Foundation (HF)
Allen McDonald Research Project; The Atlantic Philanthropies (USA) Inc. (API)
AMRAD-Menzies Collaboration Database Agreement; Cerylid Biosciences (CERYLID)
Building Australia's Capacity to Study Preventable Causes of Common Diseases through Epidemiological Research; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Burnie Take Heart; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Case control study of lung cancer in young Tasmanians; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Case control study of lung cancer in young Tasmanians.; WP Holman Clinic Trust (WPH)
Childhood Asthma In Tasmania: An Epidemiological Investigation; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Childhood CV Risk and Adult CVD Outcomes: an International Long-term Follow-up; National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Childhood Determinants of Early Atherosclerosis; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Childhood Determinants of Early Atherosclerotic Vascular Change; Heart Foundation (HF)
Data on Tasmania's Health Status; Department of Finance (DoF)
Determinants of lead levels of children living in lead mining communities.; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Development of a STEPS Archive and Data Quality Assurance Facility; World Health Organisation (WHO)
Dietary behaviour and beliefs of people who follow the Australian guidelines for sodium and potassium intake; Heart Foundation (HF)
Dietary macronutrient intake and the development and progression of microalbuminuria in IDDM; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Does childhood physical activity, fitness and fatness impact on knee structural change 20 years later?; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Effect of EBV and HHV-6 latent infection or reactivation on MS activity: a prospective clinical cohort study; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Environmental Factors and MS in Tasmania; CRC For Discovery of Genes for Common Human Diseases (CRCDGCHD)
Estimating The Effects Of Physical Activity On Obesity, Other CHD Risk Factors And CHD Events Using Pedometers; Australian Health Management Group (AHMG)
Evaluation of key indicator questions for food and nutrition monitoring in Australia; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Examining the role of lipids in the progression of MS in a prospective cohort study; Multiple Sclerosis Australia (MSA)
Factors leading to early mortality in insulin dependent diabetics; Diabetes Australia Research Trust (DART)
Foetal Development, Childhood Obesity and Serum HDL Cholesterol in Children.; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Follow up of the 1985 Australian Schools Health & Fitness Survey Cohort; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Follow-up of the 1985 Australian Schools Health and Fitness Cohort; Heart Foundation (HF)
GAD Study - sample collection: Diabetes Register; International Diabetes Institute (IDI)
Gene-Environment Interaction and Multiple Sclerosis in Tasmania; Perpetual Trustees (PT)
Genetic Factors that Predispose Low Birth Weight Babies to Increased Risk of Hypertension and IGT; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Gestational Influences on Outcome in Twins; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Identification of a Gene that Increases Risk of MS Via a Pathway Involving UV Exposure; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Identification of Genes that Influence MS Progression by Pathways that Involve UV Exposure: a Prospective Cohort Study; Ian Potter Foundation (IPF)
Infant bedding and childhood asthma project; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Infant determinants of childhood sensitisation to allergens; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Inter-relationships between life-stage transitions, depression and cardio-metabolic health in young adults; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Investigation into the observed increase in prostate cancer mortality in elderly Tasmanian men.; Masonic Medical Research Foundation Limited (MMRF)
Juvenile Diabetes - a common problem in adults: a population based survey of GAD Antibody Levels; Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
Menzies Centre Cancer Research Unit; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Merck Sharp and Dohme Cholestoral Reduction Risk Assessment Model Project - Cost Effectivenes Study; Merck Sharp & Dohme Australia (MSDA)
Minolta Spectrophotometer CM-508i; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Multiple Sclerosis - The CRC for Discovery of Genes for Common Human Diseases; Cerylid Biosciences (CERYLID)
Osteoarthritis - The CRC for Discovery of Genes for Common Human Diseases; Cerylid Biosciences (CERYLID)
Portable Ultrasound Machine to Measure Early Atherosclerotic Vascular Changes; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Prostate Cancer: Sun Exposure And Candidate Genes Modifying Risk; Commonwealth Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA)
Research Infrastructure at the Menzies Centre and capacity building in Vietnam and other Asia-Pacific Nations; The Atlantic Philanthropies (USA) Inc. (API)
SIDS in Tasmania - A prospective cohort study; National SIDS Council of Australia (NATSIDS)
SIDS in Tasmania - a prospective cohort study of possible causes; Australian Rotary (AR)
SIDS in Tasmania - a study of possible causes; National SIDS Council of Australia (NATSIDS)
Skin Cancer and non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: What is the Risk of Developing both Primary Cancers in Tasmania?; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Skin Tone Measurement by reflectometer versus Melanin Density of the epidermis; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Skin type and naevus density in a teenage cohort.; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Spectrophometric assessment of melanin and risk of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Steps - Risk Factors (Pacific); World Health Organisation (WHO)
STEPS Data Documentation; World Health Organisation (WHO)
Study of Iodine Nutrition and Thyroid Disease in Adult Tasmanians; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
Sudden infant death syndome in Tasmania - a cohort study; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Sudden infant death syndrome - a prospective cohort study; USA Department of Health and Human Services (USADHHS)
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in Tasmania - a cohort study; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Tasmanian Icon Funding Program; Department of Economic Development, Tourism and the Arts (DEDTA)
The Australian Multi-Centre Study of Environment and Immune Function; National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS)
The contribution of foetal development and childhood exposures to hypertension; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
The Effect of Isoflavones on HDL Cholesterol in Adolescent Boys - A Randomised Trial; Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust/UTAS (CCMRT/UTAS)
The Effect of Soy Products on HDL Cholesterol in Adolescent Boys - A Randomised Trial; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
The role of past sun exposure, infection history and other exogenous factors in Multiple Sclerosis; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
The Role of Personal UVR Exposure on the Clinical Course of MS: A Prospective Cohort Study; Trish Multiple Sclerosis Research Foundation (TMSRF)
The Role of Personal UVR Exposure on the Clinical Course of MS: a Prospective Cohort Study.; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
The Tasmanian Epilepsy Register; Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)
The Tasmanian Epilepsy Register Health Study; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
The Tasmanian Infant Health Survey; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
The Tasmanian SIDS Prospective SIDS Cohort Study; Sudden Infant Death Research Foundation Inc (SIDRF)
3 Year Funding Agreement
ANCIS Pilot Study Tasmania: Research Proposal
Genetic Studies of Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome
Iodine Deficiency Status Survey
Tasmanian Insulin Treated Diabetes Register

Research Candidate Supervision

Cancer epidemiology
Causes of non-melanoma skin cancer
Childhood injuries in Tasmania- Setting priorities for prevention programs
Determining and measuring the risk factors associated with episodes of cerricogenic headache in the normal population.
Early indicators of increased mortality risk in people with insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM)
Factors that contribute to the lead levels of children
Factures affecting bone density, co-ordination and fractures in adolescence
Investigating the Genetics of Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma in Tasmania
Investigations of Cataract Genetics
Lung Cancer in young Tasmanian women during 1983-92
Osteoporosis Prevention in Premenopausal Women and Children
Paediatric Dyslipidemia as a Predictor of Dyslipidemia and Carotid Artery Thickening in Young Adults
Reliability and Validity of Physical Activity Measurements in Vietnam
Risk factors associated with childhood upper limb fractures
Risk Factors for Upper Limb Fractures in Children
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome epidemiology
The Epidemiology and Aetiology of a Rising Incidence of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma in Tasmania
The Genetics of Familial Prostate Cancer in Tasmania
The Importance of Physical Activity & Fitness in Maintaining a Healthy Weight from Childhood into Adulthood
The role of past sun exposure in Multiple Sclerosis
TITLE- A socio-cultural study of leprosy in Nepal- Compliance, patient illness career patterns and health education
To be advised