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Researcher: Landowski, LM (Dr Lila Landowski)

Fields of Research

Cellular Nervous System
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Medical and Health Sciences
Proteins and Peptides
Health Promotion
Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
Nutrition and Dietetics
Biological Sciences
Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases

Research Objectives

Nervous System and Disorders
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Learner and Learning Processes
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Health Education and Promotion
Cancer and Related Disorders

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?
ABC Hobart 936AM Interview: Science Club Panel Discussion (Discussing breakthrough discoveries in treating peanut allergies, origin of life and neurogenesis in the amygdala)
Achievers charge back into spotlight
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
Dementia - what is it and what can we do about it?
Dementia trials bring hope
Discussing the potential impact of the USA election outcomes on the future of world scientific research
Hothouse submission
Hothouse: So no one will be left out in the cold
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
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
Readers to discuss education challenges in the Hothouse
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?
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
Tasmanian Young Achiever of the Year: making waves in neuroscience
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 neuroscience of addiction: focus of gambling addiction
The Year In Science. (Science Discussion Panel)
Vision for Hobart city deal gets shot in the arm
What is dementia, and what hope is there for the future?
Whats with all the failed clinical trials for dementia?
Why people with dementia don’t all behave the same
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 reproducible, humanised model of stroke; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)

Research Candidate Supervision