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Researcher: Landowski, LM (Dr Lila Landowski)

Fields of Research

Cell neurochemistry
Cellular nervous system
Central nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
Health services and systems
Neurology and neuromuscular diseases
Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Proteins and peptides
Nutrition and dietetics
Autonomic nervous system
Health promotion
Policy and administration
Nanomedicine
Other biological sciences
Immunology

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Expanding knowledge in the biomedical and clinical sciences
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Learner and learning
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Health education and promotion
Inclusive education
Other law, politics and community services
Treatment of human diseases and conditions

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Modern Life, Modern Science”: Evenings with Firas Massouh on ABC radio
'Science Club' science segment
'Science Club' Science Segment (Discussing breakthrough discoveries in Aboriginal genetics and evolution, limbic system and mood, quantum computers)
'Science Club' Science Segment (Discussing breakthrough discoveries in artificial wombs, 3D printed ovaries and a quick way to diagnose depression)
'Science Club' Science Segment (Discussing the best of 2017 in Science)
'Science Club' Science Segment (Discussing the identification of control of baldness and grey hair, attracting female cane toads with the right call, better brain health in the sexually active elderly and understanding dementia
'Science Club' science segment: Dementia - new treatments on the horizon?
2011-2022 Science and Technology Australia Superstar of STEM
2014 AUSTRALIANSUPER CAREER KICK START AWARD, Young Achiever Awards
2019 ABC Top 5 Science Scholars
ABC Hobart 936AM Interview: Science Club Panel Discussion (Discussing breakthrough discoveries in treating peanut allergies, origin of life and neurogenesis in the amygdala)
ABC Top 5 science scholars announced
ABC Top 5 science scholars announced
Achievers charge back into spotlight
Applications of nanotechnology in the diagnosis and therapy of stroke; Seminars in Thrombosis and Hemostasis
Applications of Nanotechnology in the Diagnosis and Therapy of Stroke; Seminars in Thrombosis and Hemostasis
Are you suffering from brain fatigue?
Australiansuper career kick start award
Axonopathy in peripheral neuropathies: Mechanisms and therapeutic approaches for regeneration; Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy
Beaker Street launch at TMAG. Dr Landowski discusses the effect of stress on the brain, and how to fix it with some simple life hacks
Busting myths about dementia
Coronavirus isolation affects your brain — a neuroscientist explains how, and what to do about it
COVID-19 long-term effects: People report ongoing fatigue, brain fog and breathlessness, so what's happening in the body?
Dementia - what is it and what can we do about it?
Dementia trials bring hope
Differences in fatigue-like behavior in the lipopolysaccharide and poly I:C inflammatory animal models; Physiology and Behavior
Discussing the neuroscience behind why talking about your problems makes you feel better on RUOK Day
Discussing the potential impact of the USA election outcomes on the future of world scientific research
Dr Karl - Science on Mornings
Dr Karl and ABC TOP 5 join David 'Alex' Chambers on ABC Townsville
Dr Karl and ABC TOP 5 join David Bevan on ABC Adelaide, ABC Adelaide radio
Dr Karl and ABC TOP 5 join joins Matt Webber on ABC Gold Coast
Dr Karl joins David 'Alex' Chambers on ABC Townsville
Dr Landowski named one of Tasmania's eleven Public Education Ambassadors
Dr Landowski named the 16th Australian Science Superhero by the Chief Scientist of Australia, Dr Alan Finkel
Has COVID got anything to do with our devastating road toll on Tasmanian roads this year?
Heartbreak pain is like physical pain to the brain
Hothouse submission
Hothouse: So no one will be left out in the cold
Housing is such a basic need
How much is an effective dose of nature?
I stress, Eustress, Growing a better brain when we stress less
Identification of novel neurotrophic-like factors: a candidate for promoting nerve regeneration in neuropathy; ANS Adelaide 2014
If you avoid phone calls, you're missing out. Here's why
Inside the Brain - a journey inside the brain and how we come to be who we are. Part 1, The Amygdala
Inside the Brain - a journey inside the brain and how we come to be who we are. Part 2, The Hippoampus
International Pint of Science festival, and Dealing with the Degenerating brain
Interviewing Dr Lila Landowski about science research, brains, and what life has had in store since winning the 2015 award for Young Achiever of the Year
Love that learning: Education need not be about getting a job
Low density lipoprotein receptor related proteins as regulators of neural stem and progenitor cell function; Stem Cells International
Low-density lipoprotein receptor-related proteins guide navigating PNS axons; 2015 PNS Meeting
Low-density lipoprotein receptor-related proteins in a novel mechanism of axon guidance and peripheral nerve regeneration; Journal of Biological Chemistry
LRP receptors in a novel mechanism of axon pathfinding and peripheral nerve regeneration; Neuroscience 2014
Making neuroscience important and relevant: Online learning in an innovative Bachelor of Dementia Care program; Second International Conference, eLEOT 2015
Mentor role hothoused
Metallothionein I/II and metallothionein III induce growth cone chemotaxis via disparate mechanisms; Australian Neuroscience Society 31st Annual Meeting
Metallothionein I/II induces growth cone chemotaxis via an LRP­1 and LRP­2 dependent mechanism; Neuroscience 2012
Metallothionein I/II induces growth cone chemotaxis via an LRP­1 and LRP­2 dependent mechanism; Neuroscience 2012
Modern Science, Modern Life
National Science Week segment on Melanie Tait's ABC statewide evening program. Discussing: The brain's waste removal system ('glymphatic system'), the possible looming cavendish banana extinction, 400-year old greenland sharks
Online Learning and Aspirations in the Bachelor of Dementia Care degree; Aspirations Matter 2014
Patron of National Science Week
Podcast: The Andy Social - Episode 181 – Dr Lila Landowski (Neuroscientist, Science Communicator)
Poly I:C and LPS induce blood brain barrier disruption and a fatigue behavioural phenotype in rodents in vivo; Society for Neuroscience Conference 2019
Protect your hippocampus with exercise, diet, socialising and sex
Radio interview with Piaa Wirsu
Readers to discuss education challenges in the Hothouse
Resident doctor - Dr Lila Landowski - Exercise... big muscles, big brains
Resident doctor - Dr Lila Landowski - The debate over cold offices is heating up
Resident doctor - Dr Lila Landowski - The science of love
Resident Doctor - Dr Lila Landowski has GOOD NEWS for forgetful people
Ryk Goddard of ABC breakfast radio interviews CEO of the Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation Heather Francis, and the 2017 Project grant recipient Dr Lila Landowski
Science can be beautiful, but please don’t call it basic
Science Club
Science Club - Science Segment
Science club science panel (various topics)
Science club science panel: The effects of alcohol exposure during adolescence on stress responses and the brain during adulthood
Science Club' Science Segment (Discussing breakthrough discoveries in Neanderthal research, brain maps, stroke therapies and funnel web spider venom)
Science Club' Science Segment (Discussing breakthrough discoveries in the genetics of obesity, male contraceptives and shipwrecks in the Black Sea)
Science Club' science segment: Discussing anti-inflammatories as a treatment for depression, dog MRI's and whether our canine friends experience human emotions, health risks of e-cigarettes
Science in the Pub, Brain edition: Neuropathy, Stroke and Alzheimer's Disease
Scientists have developed a new blood test that can detect Alzheimer's disease up to 20 years before symptoms begin. But there's still no cure for dementia, so why do we care?
Separating surgery from stroke: the effects of surgical severity on photothrombotic animal models of cerebral ischaemia
Sex, sleep and sudoku
Sexuality and neuroscience, the sexuality of the stars, and the curious sexualities of the sex industry
She'll be apples: Tasmanian women consider the future
State Finalist Young Australian of the Year 2016
Storytime Pledge
Stroke - diagnosis, recovery and drug discovery
Sudoku, sugar and sex - what is better for your brain?
Sudoku, sugar, sex, exercise and meditation - what is better for your brain?
Sudoku, sugar, sex, exercise and meditation - what is better for your brain?
Talking Point: Tasmania is missing one top job
Tasmanian Young Achiever of the Year: making waves in neuroscience
Tasmanian Young Tall Poppy Award Winner
The effect of Christmas on the brain
The effect of the holiday season on the brain: Impact of family, love, stress, binge-eating and alcohol
The Friday Knockoff: the rose, the thorn and the banana. Discussing doctors prescribing nature in Scotland, and how sleep deprivation increases mortality
The gluten-free diet conundrum
The Importance of Sleep and how to Maximise your Brain Health
The neuroscience of addiction: focus of gambling addiction
The neuroscience of Love - and are there 36 questions to fall in love?
The neuroscience of Love - and are there 36 questions to fall in love?'
The Year In Science. (Science Discussion Panel)
Trying to boost your brain health with sudoku, sugar or even sex? Let's take a look at the evidence
Trying to boost your brain health with sudoku, sugar or even sex? Let's take a look at the evidence
Twelve tips for using Facebook as a learning platform; Medical Teacher
Untangling the effects of surgery and anaesthesia on a vasoconstrictive model of cerebral ischaemia
UTAS neuroscientist weighs in on Instagram 'like' removal trial
Vision for Hobart city deal gets shot in the arm
What is dementia, and what hope is there for the future?
What's happening to your brain under lockdown?
Whats with all the failed clinical trials for dementia?
Why are people spending more time reminiscing in COVID isolation? The neuroscience of memory
Why people with dementia don’t all behave the same
Winner - Tasmanian Science Communicator of the Year Tasmanian Government STEM Awards Administered by the Department of State Growth
Winner, Premier's Young Achiever of the Year, Young Achiever Awards
Winner, St Luke's Health & Wellbeing Award, Young Achiever Awards
WORK IT: Gender equality under the microscope
Young achiever hits the right nerve
“Debunking neuromyths”, Afternoons with Helen Shield

Research Projects

Blood-brain barrier energy dysfunction: the unifying cause of fatigue; The Mason Foundation (ANZCT-Mason Fdn)
Development of a therapeutic agent for a chemotherapy-induced neuropathy; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Paving the way for future stroke drug development: creating a new gold-standard model of stroke; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)

Research Candidate Supervision