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Researcher: Climie, RE (Dr Rachel Climie)

Fields of Research

Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Exercise physiology
Cardiovascular medicine and haematology
Clinical sciences
Community child health
Disease surveillance
Behavioural epidemiology
Preventative health care
Early childhood education

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Behaviour and health
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Determinants of health
Other health
Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)
Preventive medicine
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Evaluation of health outcomes
Schools and learning environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Abdominal obesity and brain atrophy in type 2 diabetes mellitus; PLoS One
Addressing the unmet needs of measuring vascular ageing in clinical practice-European cooperation in science and technology action VascAgeNet; Artery Research
Ambulatory and central haemodynamics during progressive ascent to high-altitude and associated hypoxia; Journal of Human Hypertension
Aortic reservoir characteristics and brain structure in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus; a cross sectional study; Cardiovascular Diabetology
Aortic-to-brachial stiffness gradient and kidney function in type 2 diabetes; Journal of Hypertension
Association between occupational, sport, and leisure related physical activity and baroreflex sensitivity: The Paris Prospective Study III; Hypertension
Association of change in cardiovascular risk factors with incident cardiovascular events; JAMA
Association of hearing impairment with incident depressive symptoms: a community-based prospective study; American Journal of Medicine
Augmentation index and arterial stiffness in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus; Artery Research
Blood pressure during blood collection and the implication for absolute cardiovascular risk assessment; Pulse
Body silhouette trajectories across the lifespan and vascular aging: The Paris Prospective Study 3; Hypertension
Body silhouette trajectories over the lifespan and insomnia symptoms: The Paris Prospective Study 3; Scientific Reports
Brachial-to-radial SBP amplification: implications of age and estimated central blood pressure from radial tonometry; Journal of Hypertension
Brachial-to-radial systolic blood pressure amplification in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus; Journal of Human Hypertension
Carotid artery stiffness and incident depressive symptoms: The Paris Prospective Study III; Biological Psychiatry
Central-to-brachial blood pressure amplification in type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis; Journal of Human Hypertension
Change in cardiovascular health and incident type 2 diabetes and impaired fasting glucose: the Whitehall II study; Diabetes Care
Exercise blood pressure and cardiac structure: A systematic review and meta-analysis of cross-sectional studies; Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
Exercise excess pressure and exercise-induced albuminuria in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus; American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology
Individual and neighborhood deprivation and carotid stiffness: The Paris Prospective Study III; Hypertension
Lack of strategic funding and long-term job security threaten to have profound effects on cardiovascular researcher retention in Australia; Heart Lung and Circulation
Longitudinal changes in excess pressure independently predict declining renal function among healthy individuals - A pilot study; American Journal of Hypertension
Macrovasculature and microvasculature at the crossroads between type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension; Hypertension
Measuring the interaction between the macro- and micro-vasculature; Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine
Microbial Interventions to Control and Reduce Blood Pressure in Australia (MICRoBIA): rationale and design of a double-blinded randomised cross-over placebo controlled trial; Trials
Perceived stress is inversely related to ideal cardiovascular health: The Paris Prospective Study III; International Journal of Cardiology
Persistent elevation of central pulse pressure during postural stress in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus; Journal of Human Hypertension
Physical activity and sedentary behavior subsequent to serious orthopedic injury: A systematic review; Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pulsatile interaction between the macro-vasculature and micro-vasculature: proof-of-concept among patients with type 2 diabetes; European Journal of Applied Physiology
Regular brief interruptions to sitting after a high-energy evening meal attenuate glycemic excursions in overweight/obese adults; Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases
Reproducibility of cardiac output derived by impedance cardiography during postural changes and exercise; Artery Research
Sleep apnoea is associated with hearing impairment: The Paris prospective study 3; Clinical Otolaryngology
Type 2 diabetes mellitus is independently associated with decreased neural baroreflex sensitivity: The Paris Prospective Study III; Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology
Validity and reliability of a new method to estimate central blood pressure from the upper arm cuff oscillometric signal; 5th Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) Conference and 7th Sports Dietitians Australia Update: From Research to Practice
Validity and reliability of central blood pressure estimated by upper arm oscillometric cuff pressure; American Journal of Hypertension
Vascular ageing in youth: A call to action; Heart Lung and Circulation

Research Projects

Novel vascular ageing biomarkers for prediction of cardiometabolic disease and related mortality in high-risk populations; Heart Foundation (HF)
Primordial prevention of cardiovascular disease from childhood; Heart Foundation (HF)
Primordial prevention of cardiovascular disease from childhood; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Vascular ageing across the life course; Heart Foundation (HF)

Research Candidate Supervision