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Researcher: Breslin, MC (Dr Monique Breslin)

Fields of Research

Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Mental health services
Geriatrics and gerontology
Nutritional science
Central nervous system
Clinical sciences
Primary health care
Neurology and neuromuscular diseases
Nephrology and urology
Aged health care
Social determinants of health
Public health nutrition
Psychiatry (incl. psychotherapy)
Toxicology (incl. clinical toxicology)
Educational technology and computing
Cognitive neuroscience
Community child health
Health policy
Health and community services
Preventative health care
Clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Health related to ageing
Mental health
Behaviour and health
Evaluation of health outcomes
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Inpatient hospital care
Mental health services
Women's and maternal health
Primary care
Efficacy of medications
Other health
Policies and development
Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)
Neonatal and child health
Community health care
Health inequalities
Health policy evaluation

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Acute kidney injury, stroke and death after cardiopulmonary bypass surgery: the role of perfusion flow and pressure; Perfusion (United Kingdom)
Adherence to evidence-based processes of care reduces one-year mortality after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH); Journal of the Neurological Sciences
Adherence to the Australian dietary guidelines is not associated with brain structure or cognitive function in older adults; The Journal of Nutrition
Age-dependent changes in blood pressure over consecutive office measurements: impact on hypertension diagnosis and implications for international guidelines; Journal of Hypertension
Antihypertensive drug class in combination with lipid lowering treatment for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in the elderly; Heart and Lung
Association between depression, anxiety and weight change in young adults; BMC Psychiatry
Association of statin use with cardiovascular outcomes by coronary calcium: MESA; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Association of statin use with disability-free survival and cardiovascular disease among healthy older adults; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Associations between the dietary inflammatory index, brain volume, small vessel disease, and global cognitive function; Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Case-fatality and functional outcome after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) in INternational STRoke oUtComes sTudy (INSTRUCT); Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases
Chronic pain, pain severity and analgesia use in Australian women of reproductive age; Women and Birth
Cognitive inhibition tasks interfere with dual-task walking and increase prefrontal cortical activity more than working memory tasks in young and older adults; Gait and Posture
Concerns related to the nocebo effect; The Lancet
Connecting patients and therapists remotely using technology is feasible and facilitates exercise adherence after stroke; Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation
Dietary fiber and its associations with depression and inflammation; Nutrition Reviews
Dietary fibre intake and its association with inflammatory markers in adolescents; British Journal of Nutrition
Dietary fibre intake and its associations with depressive symptoms in a prospective adolescent cohort; British Journal of Nutrition
Differences in dietary fibre intake and associated familial factors in a longitudinal study at two time points across adolescence; Public Health Nutrition
Effectiveness of blood pressure-lowering drug treatment by levels of absolute risk: post hoc analysis of the Australian National Blood Pressure Study; BMJ Open
Emergency department presentations with a mental health diagnosis in Australia, by jurisdiction and by sex, 2004-05 to 2016-17; Emergency Medicine Australasia
Epothilone D accelerates disease progression in the SOD1G93A mouse model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology
Experience and beliefs of technology users at an Australian university: Keys to maximising e-learning potential; Australasian Journal of Educational Technology
Factors influencing sedentary time and physical activity early after stroke: a qualitative study; Disability and Rehabilitation
Gait characteristics and cognitive decline: a longitudinal population-based study; Journal of Alzheimer's Disease
Go home, sit less: the impact of home versus hospital rehabilitation environment on activity levels of stroke survivors; Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Health-related quality of life in people with psychotic disorders: the role of loneliness and its contributors; Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Health-related quality of life, functioning and social experiences in people with psychotic disorders; Applied Research in Quality of Life
Impact of blood lipids on 10-year cardiovascular risk in individuals without dyslipidemia and with low risk factor burden; Mayo Clinic Proceedings
Lack of a significant legacy effect of baseline blood pressure 'treatment naivety' on all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial; Journal of Hypertension
Legacy effect of delayed blood pressure lowering drug treatment in middle-aged adults with mildly elevated blood pressure: systematic review and meta-analysis; Journal of Human Hypertension
Legacy effect of delayed blood pressure-lowering pharmacotherapy in middle-aged individuals stratified by absolute cardiovascular disease risk: Protocol for a systematic review; JMIR Research Protocols
Letter by Zhou et al Regarding Article, “Statin Toxicity: Mechanistic Insights and Clinical Implications”; Circulation Research
Longitudinal associations between falls and future risk of cognitive decline, the Motoric Cognitive Risk syndrome and dementia: the Einstein Ageing Study; Age and Ageing
Longitudinal associations between TV viewing and BMI not explained by the 'mindless eating' or 'physical activity displacement' hypotheses among adults; BMC Public Health
Medical, sensorimotor and cognitive factors associated with gait variability: a longitudinal population-based study; Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience
Older participant perspectives on permanent study drug discontinuation in an ongoing primary prevention trial of statins; European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Population estimates and characteristics of Australians potentially eligible for bariatric surgery: findings from the 2011-13 Australian Health Survey; Australian Health Review
Proposing a causal pathway for health-related quality of life in people with psychotic disorders; Journal of Psychiatric Research
Regional associations of cortical thickness with gait variability - The Tasmanian Study of Cognition and Gait; Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences
Restoring spinopelvic harmony with lateral lumbar interbody fusion: Is it a realistic goal?; Journal of Spine Surgery
Retrospectively estimating energy intake and misreporting from a qualitative food frequency questionnaire: An example using Australian cohort and national survey data; Frontiers in Nutrition
Sedentary time and activity behaviors after stroke rehabilitation: changes in the first 3 months home; Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation
Sex differences in aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage (aSAH): aneurysm characteristics, neurological complications, and outcome; Acta Neurochirurgica
Sex differences in risk factors for aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage: systematic review and meta-analysis; Journal of the Neurological Sciences
Short- and long-term association of lipid-lowering drug treatment and cardiovascular disease by estimated absolute risk in the Second Australian National Blood Pressure study; Journal of Clinical Lipidology
Skipping breakfast among 8-9 year old children is associated with teacher-reported but not objectively measured academic performance two years later; BMC Nutrition
Skipping breakfast among Australian children and adolescents; findings from the 2011-12 National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Statin-associated muscle symptoms (SAMS) in primary prevention for cardiovascular disease in older adults: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials; BMJ Open
Systematic review of global functioning and quality of life in people with psychotic disorders; Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences
The association between physical activity intensity, cognition and brain structure in people with type 2 diabetes; Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences
The association between simple reaction time variability and gait variability: The Tasmanian Study of Cognition and Gait; Gait and Posture
The associations between dual-task walking under three different interference conditions and cognitive function; Gait and Posture
The associations between grey matter volume covariance patterns and gait variability - The Tasmanian Study of Cognition and Gait; Brain Topography
The impact of multiple sclerosis severity on health state utility values: Evidence from Australia; Multiple Sclerosis Journal
The prevalence of pain and analgesia use in the Australian population: Findings from the 2011 to 2012 Australian National Health Survey; Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety
The safety and tolerability of statin therapy in primary prevention in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis; Drugs and Aging
Trend of emergency department presentations with a mental health diagnosis in Australia by diagnostic group, 2004-05 to 2016-17; Emergency Medicine Australasia
Trends of emergency department presentations with a mental health diagnosis by age, Australia, 2004-05 to 2016-17: a secondary data analysis; Emergency Medicine Australasia

Research Projects

Project title: Comparison of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Guidelines between UK, US and Australia.

Research Candidate Supervision