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Researcher: Zochling, JM (Dr Jane Zochling)

Fields of Research

Rheumatology and Arthritis
Epidemiology
Genomics
Medical Genetics (excl. Cancer Genetics)
Allergy
Autoimmunity
Immunology
Immunogenetics (incl. Genetic Immunology)
Gene Expression (incl. Microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Preventive Medicine
Biomechanics
Clinical Sciences
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Respiratory Diseases

Research Objectives

Skeletal System and Disorders (incl. Arthritis)
Immune System and Allergy
Infectious Diseases
Preventive Medicine
Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Inherited Diseases (incl. Gene Therapy)
Skin and Related Disorders

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A comparative study of patient-reported functional outcomes in acute rheumatoid arthritis; Journal of Rheumatology
A comparison of the predictive accuracy of three screening models for pulmonary arterial hypertension in systemic sclerosis; Arthritis Research & Therapy
A further patient with parasitic myositis due to Haycocknema perplexum, a rare entity; Journal of Clinical Neuroscience
A multi-center, observational study shows high proportion of Australian rheumatoid arthritis patients have inadequate disease control; International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases
A multivariate regression model predicted falls in residents living in intermediate hostel care; The Journal of Clinical Epidemiology: Including Pharmacoepidemiology Reports; Devoted to The Problems and Management of Chronic Illness in All Age Groups
A retrospective chart review of the use of rituximab for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in Australian rheumatology practice; International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases
Algorithm for identification of undifferentiated peripheral inflammatory arthritis: a multinational collaboration through the 3e Initiative; Journal of Rheumatology
An Immunochip Based Interrogation of Scleroderma Susceptibility Variants; Internal Medicine Journal, Vol 42
An Immunochip-Based Interrogation of Scleroderma Susceptibility Variants; Rheumatology, , Vol 51
An Immunochip-based interrogation of scleroderma susceptibility variants identifies a novel association at DNASE1L3; Arthritis Research & Therapy
ASAS/EULAR recommendations for the management of ankylosing spondylitis; Annals of The Rheumatic Diseases: The Eular Journal
Assessment and treatment of ankylosing spondylitis: current status and future directions
Assessments in ankylosing spondylitis; Best Practice & Research: Clinical Rheumatology
Assessments in ankylosing spondylitis
Associations between HLA DRB1 Alleles and Autoantibodies in Systemic Sclerosis; Internal Medicine Journal, Vol 44
Australian and New Zealand evidence-based recommendations for pain management by pharmacotherapy in adult patients with inflammatory arthritis; International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases
Australian and New Zealand national evidence-based recommendations for the investigation and follow-up of undifferentiated peripheral inflammatory arthritis: an integration of systematic literature research and rheumatological expert opinion; International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases
Australian and New Zealand recommendations for the diagnosis and management of gout: Integrating systematic literature review and expert opinion in the 3e Initiative; International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases
Barriers to optimal disease control for rheumatoid arthritis patients with moderate and high disease activity; Arthritis Care and Research
Bone loss is detected more frequently in patients with ankylosing spondylitis with syndesmophytes; Journal of Rheumatology
Calcaneal ultrasound but not bone turnover predicts fractures in vitamin D deficient frail elderly at high risk of falls; Calcified Tissue International
Calcium metabolism in the frail elderly; Clinical Rheumatology
Colchicine - What is its place in the management of acute gout?
Complementary medicines in rheumatology; Medicine Today
Consensus on a Core Set of Domains for Psoriatic Arthritis; Journal of Rheumatology
Consensus statements on the imaging of axial spondyloarthritis in Australia and New Zealand; Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology
Cost savings with a new screening algorithm for pulmonary arterial hypertension in systemic sclerosis; Internal Medicine Journal
Current evidence for the management of ankylosing spondylitis: a systematic literature review for the ASAS/EULAR management recommendations in ankylosing spondylitis; Annals of The Rheumatic Diseases: The Eular Journal
Determinants of health-related quality of life in institutionalised older persons in northern Sydney; Internal Medicine Journal
Development of a Core Set of Domains for Data Collection in Cohorts of Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis Receiving Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha Therapy; Journal of Rheumatology
Developments and current pharmacotherapeutic recommendations for ankylosing spondylitis; Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy
Differences and similarities between ankylosing spondylitis and rheumatoid arthritis: epidemiology; Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology
Differing Risk Factors for Falls in Nursing Home and Intermediate-Care Residents Who Can and Cannot Stand Unaided; American Geriatrics Society. Journal
Dissemination and evaluation of the 3E initiative recommendations for use of methotrexate in rheumatic disorders: results of a study among 2233 rheumatologists ; Annals of The Rheumatic Diseases: The Eular Journal
Efficacy of sulfasalazine in patients with inflammatory back pain due to undifferentiated spondyloarthritis and early ankylosing spondylitis: a multicentre randomised controlled trial; Annals of The Rheumatic Diseases: The Eular Journal
Evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis: results from the Australian 3E initiative in rheumatology; Medical Journal of Australia
Evidence-based recommendations for the monitoring and treatment of ankylosing spondylitis: results from the Australian 3E initiative in rheumatology; International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases
Exercise for ankylosing spondylitis: An evidence-based consensus statement; Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism
Extent of disease on high-resolution computed tomography lung is a predictor of decline and mortality in systemic sclerosis-related interstitial lung disease; Rheumatology: The Interdisciplinary Concept
First do no harm - A bone of contention in rheumatoid arthritis; Journal of Rheumatology
Gynaecomastia and amlodipine (letter); The Medical Journal of Australia
Hormone Replacement for the Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis - What are the options?; Sex Hormone Replacemnt Therapy
Identification of health problems in patients with acute inflammatory arthritis, using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF); Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology
Identification of relevant functional issues for the care of patients with acute arthritis by health professionals, using ICF framework and a multi-disciplinary focus group approach; Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology
Identification of the most common problems by patients with ankylosing spondylitis using the international classification of functioning, disability and health; Journal of Rheumatology
Infection and work stress are potential triggers of ankylosing spondylitis; Clinical Rheumatology
International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Core Set for patients with acute arthritis; Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology
International classification of functioning, disability and health and its significance for rheumatology; Zeitschrift fur Rheumatologie
Interpretation of an extended autoantibody profile in a well-characterized Australian systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) cohort using principal components analysis; Arthritis & Rheumatology
Is Osteoporosis undertreated after minimal trauma fracture? (letter); The Medical Journal of Australia
Magnetic resonance imaging in ankylosing spondylitis
Management and treatment of ankylosing spondylitis; Current Opinion in Rheumatology
Measures of Symptoms and Disease Status in Ankylosing Spondylitis Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Score (ASDAS), Ankylosing Spondylitis Quality of Life Scale (ASQOL), Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI), Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Functional Index (BASFI), Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Global Score (BAS-G), Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Metrology Index (BASMI), Dougados Functional Index (DFI), and Health Assessment Questionnaire for the Spondylarthropathies (HAQ-S); Arthritis Care & Research
Measuring impairments of functioning and health in patients with axial spondyloarthritis by using the ASAS Health Index and the Environmental Item Set: translation and cross-cultural adaptation into 15 languages; RMD Open
Mortality in ankylosing spondylitis; Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology
Mortality in rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis; Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology
Multinational evidence-based recommendations for pain management by pharmacotherapy in inflammatory arthritis: integrating systematic literature research and expert opinion of a broad panel of rheumatologists in the 3e Initiative; Rheumatology
Multinational evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis and management of gout: Integrating systematic literature review and expert opinion of a broad panel of rheumatologists in the 3e initiative; Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases
Multinational evidence-based recommendations for the use of methotrexate in rheumatic disorders with a focus on rheumatoid arthritis: integrating systematic literature research and expert opinion of a broad international panel of rheumatologists in the 3E Initiative; Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases
Multinational evidence-based recommendations on how to investigate and follow-up undifferentiated peripheral inflammatory arthritis: integrating systematic literature research and expert opinion of a broad international panel of rheumatologists in the 3E Initiative; Annals of The Rheumatic Diseases: The Eular Journal
Mycophenolate mofetil is an effective and safe option for the management of systemic sclerosis-associated interstitial lung disease: results from the Australian Scleroderma Cohort Study; Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology
N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide in a novel screening algorithm for pulmonary arterial hypertension in systemic sclerosis: a case-control study; Arthritis Research & Therapy
Nonpharmacological interventions for rheumatoid arthritis
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use in ankylosing spondylitis - a population-based survey; Clinical Rheumatology
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis in the Australian OPAL cohort show significant improvement in disease activity over 5 years: a multicenter observational study; Journal of Rheumatology
Proxy assessment of health related quality of life in the frail elderly; Age and Ageing
Quality indicators, guidelines and outcome measures in ankylosing spondylitis
Quality of care in ankylosing spondylitis; Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology
Quantifying change in pulmonary function as a prognostic marker in systemic sclerosis-related interstitial lung disease; Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology
Quantitative ultrasound measurements of bone: measurement error, discordance, and their effects on longitudinal studies; Osteoporosis International
Recommendations for the management of ankylosing spodylitis after ASAS/EULAR: Evaluation in the German language area; Zeitschrift Fuer Rheumatologie
Remission in ankylosing spondylitis; Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology
Rheumatic manifestations of lymphoproliferative disorders; Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology
Seronegative spondyloarthritis; Best Practice & Research: Clinical Rheumatology
Serum parathyroid hormone predicts time to fall independent of vitamin D status in a frail elderly population; Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Should patients with systemic sclerosis-related pulmonary arterial hypertension be anticoagulated?; Internal Medicine Journal
Still a Blind Spot for Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment of RA (comment); The Journal of rheumatology
Survival and quality of life in incident systemic sclerosis-related pulmonary arterial hypertension; Arthritis Research & Therapy
Systematic review of measures and their concepts used in published studies focusing on the treatment of acute inflammatory arthritis; Clinical Rheumatology
The accuracy of methods for urate crystal detection in synovial fluid and the effect of sample handling: A systematic review; Clinical Rheumatology
The association of antiphospholipid antibodies with cardiopulmonary manifestations of systemic sclerosis; Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology
The association of low complement with disease activity in systemic sclerosis: a prospective cohort study; Arthritis Research and Therapy
The CEDAR Study: A longitudinal study of the clinical effects of conventional DMARDs and biologic DMARDs in Australian rheumatology practice; International Journal of Rheumatology
The current concept of spondyloarthritis with special emphasis on undifferentiated spondyloarthritis; Rheumatology
The high prevalence of infections and allergic symptoms in patients with ankylosing spondylitis is associated with clinical symptoms; Clinical Rheumatology
The inclusion of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide in a sensitive screening strategy for systemic sclerosis-related pulmonary arterial hypertension: a cohort study; Arthritis Research & Therapy
The process of producing recommendations for rheumatic diseases - what is the evidence?; Annals of the rheumatic diseases
The SMILE Study - safety of methotrexate in combination with leflunomide in rheumatoid arthritis; Journal of Rheumatology
TNF-alpha inhibitors for ankylosing spondylitis; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
TNF-alpha inhibitors for ankylosing spondylitis; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Update on Reactive Arthritis; Medicine Today
Use of complementary medicines for osteoarthritis - a prospective study; Annals of The Rheumatic Diseases: The Eular Journal
Use of corticosteroids and bone-active medications in clinical practice; APLAR Journal of Rheumatology
Use of NSAIDs and infection with Helicobacter pylori-what does the rheumatologist need to know?
Validity of the Workers Productivity and Activity Impairment Questionnaire: Specific Health Problem (WPAI:SHP) in patients with systemic sclerosis; Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology
Work productivity in systemic sclerosis, its economic burden and association with health-related quality of life; Rheumatology

Research Projects

Assessment of core musculature in ankylosing spondylitis by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and dynamic ultrasound (US); Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Buttfield Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program ; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
Request for financial support towards a specialised rheumatology physiotherapist; Abbott Australasia Pty Ltd (AA Pty Ltd)
Tasmanian ankylosing spondylitis study; Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)
Tasmanian ankylosing spondylitis study; Arthritis Australia (AFA)
Tasmanian Ankylosing Spondylitis Study (TASS); National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
A phase 3B, multicenter, randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, parallel-group study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of apremilast (CC-10004) monotherapy in subjects with active psoriatic
A Phase III randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled multicenter study of subcutaneous secukinumab in autoinjectors. Active Psoriatic Arthritis
An open-label study to evaluate non-progression of structural joint damage of subcutaneous tocilizumab in patients with moderate to severe active rheumatoid arthritis (AC-CUTE)
Jane Zochling - Clinical Trials Account
Phase 2 Study to Investigate the Safety and Efficiency of ABT-494 Given with Methotrexate (MTX) in Subjects with Moderately to Severely Active Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Research Candidate Supervision

What Happens to th Deep Trunk Stabilising Muscles in Spondyloarthritis?- A Pilot Observational Study