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Researcher: Premilovac, D (Dr Dino Premilovac)

Fields of Research

Endocrinology
Systems Physiology
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Sensory Systems
Basic Pharmacology
Epidemiology
Ophthalmology
Exercise Physiology
Medical Physiology
Nutritional Physiology
Cell Physiology
Autonomic Nervous System
Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
Public Nutrition Intervention
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Central Nervous System
Animal Physiology - Systems

Research Objectives

Diabetes
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Hearing, Vision, Speech and Their Disorders
Nervous System and Disorders
Preventive Medicine
Behaviour and Health
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Skin and Related Disorders
Nutrition
Health Related to Ageing
Reproductive System and Disorders
Health Education and Promotion
Inherited Diseases (incl. Gene Therapy)
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Cancer and Related Disorders
Human Pharmaceutical Products
Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A New Method for Targeted and Sustained Induction of Type 2 Diabetes in Rodents; Scientific Reports
A vascular mechanism for high-sodium-induced insulin resistance in rats; Diabetologia: Clinical and Experimental Diabetes and Metabolism
Acute vascular and metabolic actions of the green tea polyphenol epigallocatechin 3-gallate in rat skeletal muscle; Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry
Acute, local infusion of angiotensin II impairs microvascular and metabolic insulin sensitivity in skeletal muscle; Cardiovascular Research
Blueberry tea enhances insulin sensitivity by augmenting insulin-mediated metabolic and microvascular responses in skeletal muscle of high fat fed rats; International Journal of Diabetology & Vascular Disease Research
Enantioselective disposition of (R/S)-albuterol in skeletal and cardiac muscle; Drug Testing and Analysis
Impairments in adipose tissue microcirculation in Type 2 diabetes mellitus assessed by real-time contrast-enhanced ultrasound; Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging
Muscle insulin resistance resulting from impaired microvascular insulin sensitivity in Sprague Dawley rats; Cardiovascular Research
Muscle microvascular blood flow responses in insulin resistance and ageing; The Journal of Physiology
No effect of NOS inhibition on skeletal muscle glucose uptake during in situ hindlimb contraction in healthy and diabetic Sprague-Dawley rats; American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Regulation of microvascular flow and metabolism: An overview; Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology
Role for the Microvasculature in Glucose Uptake in Skeletal Muscle; Glucose Uptake: Regulation, Signaling Pathways and Health Implications (Endocrinology Research and Clinical Developments)
Skeletal muscle microvascular-linked improvements in glycemic control from resistance training in individuals with Type 2 Diabetes; Diabetes Care
Vascular and metabolic actions of the green tea polyphenol epigallocatechin gallate; Current Medicinal Chemistry

Research Projects

Can anti-diabetic agents improve blood flow and outcome following stroke in type 2 diabetes?; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Cardiometabolic benefits of exercise training in type 2 diabetes independent of weight loss; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Generating and characterizing a reliable rodent model type 2 diabetes; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Microvascular dysfunction in adult offspring of type 2 diabetics; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Short chain quinones against diabetic retinopathy

Research Candidate Supervision