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Researcher: Burgess, JR (Professor John Burgess)

Fields of Research

Endocrinology
Oncology and Carcinogenesis
Epidemiology
Rheumatology and Arthritis
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Medical Biochemistry: Carbohydrates
Preventive Medicine
Cancer Genetics
Education
Central Nervous System
Health and Community Services
Nutrition and Dietetics
Clinical Sciences
Foetal Development and Medicine
Orthopaedics
Haematology
Innate Immunity
Dietetics and Nutrigenomics
Mental Health
Special Education and Disability
Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology)
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Health Promotion
Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine
Medical Genetics (excl. Cancer Genetics)
Social Change

Research Objectives

Diabetes
Endocrine Organs and Diseases (excl. Diabetes)
Cancer and Related Disorders
Skeletal System and Disorders (incl. Arthritis)
Preventive Medicine
Child Health
Nutrition
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Diagnostic Methods
Learner Development
Hearing, Vision, Speech and Their Disorders
Health
Health and Support Services
Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
Health Related to Ageing
Health Related to Specific Ethnic Groups
Nervous System and Disorders
Blood Disorders
Infectious Diseases
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Learner and Learning Achievement
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Mental Health Services
Disability and Functional Capacity
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Health System Performance (incl. Effectiveness of Interventions)
Education and Training
Social Structure and Health
Women's Health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A case for universal salt iodisation to correct iodine deficiency in pregnancy: Another salutary lesson from Tasmania; Medical Journal of Australia
Admission blood glucose predicts mortality and length of stay in patients admitted through the emergency department; Internal Medicine Journal
An increase incidence of papillary thyroid carcinoma in Australia (1982-1995); 11th International Congress of Endocrinology
Association between leptin, body composition, sex and knee cartilage morphology in older adults: the Tasmanian Older Adult Cohort (TASOAC) study; Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases
Association of waist circumference with impaired six-minute walk in type 2 diabetes mellitus is independent of cardiac function; Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications
Breast-cancer predisposition in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1; New England Journal of Medicine
Bronchopulmonary carcinoid in MEN 1; 46th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Endocrine Society of Australia
Bronchopulmonary Carcinoid in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1; Cancer
Circulating levels of IL-6 and TNF-α are associated with knee radiographic osteoarthritis and knee cartilage loss in older adults; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
Circulating levels of inflammatory markers predict change in bone mineral density and resorption in older adults: a longitudinal study; Journal of Clinical and Endocrinology
Clinical Presentation and Penetrance of Pheochromocytoma/Paraganglioma Syndromes; Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Comparison of the Framingham and United Kingdom prospective diabetes study cardiovascular risk equations in Australian patients with type 2 diabetes from the fremantle diabetes study; Medical Journal of Australia
Enteropancreatic malignancy associated with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 - Risk factors and pathogenesis; Cancer
Evidence for iodine deficiency in Tasmanian women during the second trimester of pregnancy; 11th International Congress of Endocrinology
Expression of the MEN-1 gene in a large kindred with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1; Journal of Internal Medicine
How should the patient with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN 1) be followed?; Clinical Endocrinology
Improved iodine status in Tasmanian schoolchildren after fortification of bread: A recipe for national success; Medical Journal of Australia
Incidence trends for papillary thyroid carcinoma and their correlation with thyroid surgery and thyroid fin-needle aspirate cytology; Thyroid
Interrelationships between circulating gastrin and iron status in mice and humans; American Journal of Physiology: Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology
Iodine nutrition in pregnancy
Iodine nutrition in pregnancy - Interview
Iodine status of Tasmanians following voluntary fortification of bread with iodine; Medical Journal of Australia
Localization of a Susceptibility Gene for Familial Nonmedullary Thyroid Carcinoma to Chromosome 2q21; American Journal of Human Genetics
Loss of Parafibromin Immunoreactivity Is a Distinguishing Feature of Parathyroid Carcinoma; Clinical Cancer Research
Malignant thymic carcinoid is not prevented by transcervical thymectomy in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1; Clinical Endocrinology
MEN1 Molecular Biology and Associated Tumours; 10th Asian-Pacific Congress of Clinical Biochemistry held in conjunction with the 42nd Annual Scientific Conference of the Asian-Pacific Congress of Clinical Biochemistry
Metastatic prolactinoma presenting as a cervical spinal cord tumour in multiple endocrine neoplasia type one (MEN-1); Clinical Endocrinology
Mild Iodine Deficiency During Pregnancy Is Associated With Reduced Educational Outcomes in the Offspring: 9-Year Follow-up of the Gestational Iodine Cohort; Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Moderate vitamin D deficiency is associated with changes in knee and hip pain in older adults: a 5-year longitudinal study; Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases
Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN 1) is associated with an increased prevalence of diabetes mellitus and impaired fasting glucose; Clinical Endocrinology
Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 - Interview by Sophie Scott
Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1: current concepts in diagnosis and management; Medical Journal of Australia
Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1: Genotype meets phenotype; The 1998 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Southern Health Care Network
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia: Current Concepts; 26th Annual Conference of the Association of Clinical Biochemists of India
Not a simple fat-soluble vitamin: changes in serum 25-(OH)D levels are predicted by adiposity and adipocytokines in older adults; Journal of Internal Medicine
Octreotide Improves Biochemical, Radiologic, and Symptomatic Indices of Gastroenteropancreatic Neoplasia in Patients with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 (MEN-1); Cancer
Osteopenia and osteoporosis in women with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1; MEN '99 7th International Workshop on Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
Osteoporosis in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1: Severity, Clinical Significance, Relationship to Primary Hyperparathyroidism, and Response to Parathyroidectomy; Archives of Surgery
Osteoporosis secondary to hyperparathyroidism in the setting of MEN 1 - Severity, Clinical significance and response to parathyroidectomy; The 41st Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society of Australia
Parathyroid morphology and menin staining in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 (MEN 1); RCPA Pathology Update 2016
Persistant iodine deficiency in a cohort of Tasmanian school children: associations with socio-economic status, geographical location and dietary factors; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Phenotype and phenocopy: the relationship between genotype and clinical phenotype in a single large family with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN 1); Clinical Endocrinology
Pre-operative embolisation of metastatic paraganglioma of the thoracic spine; Journal of Clinical Neuroscience
Preoperative sestamibi localisation and the role of minimally invasive surgery for hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1); MEN '99 7th International Workshop on Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
Preoperative Sestamibi scanning and surgical findings at bilateral, unilateral, or minimal reoperation for recurrent hyperparathyroidism after subtotal parathyroidectomy in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1; Archives of Surgery
Recurrent Iodine Deficiency in Tasmania, Australia: A Salutary Lesson in Sustainable Iodine Prophylaxis and Its Monitoring; Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
Refractory amiodarone-associated thyrotoxicosis: An indication for thyroidectomy; ANZ Journal of Surgery
Renal calculus and neonatal hypercalcaemia in offspring of mothers with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1; MEN '99 7th International Workshop on Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
Serum Levels of Vitamin D, Sunlight Exposure, and Knee Cartilage Loss in Older Adults; Arthritis and Rheumatism
Severe thyrotoxicosis associated with amiodarone in an area of endemic iodine deficiency; The 42nd Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society of Australia
Spectrum of Pituitary Disease in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 (MEN 1): Clinical, Biochemical, and Radiological Features of Pituitary Disease in a Large MEN 1 Kindred; Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
State study to probe thyroid cancer links
Symptomatic and asymtomatic hypercalcaemia in infants of mothers with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 (MEN1); Medical Research Week
Tasmanian research focuses on diet during pregnancy. Mums-to-be in iodine study
Temporal trends and clinical correlates for the RET/PTC1 mutation in papillary thyroid carcinoma; ANZ Journal of Surgery
Temporal trends for thyroid carcinoma in Australia: an increasing incidence of papillary thyroid carcinoma (1982-1997); Thyroid
Temporal trends in the prevalence of RET/PTC rearrangements in papillary thyroid carcinoma from Tasmania (1978-1998); 11th International Congress of Endocrinology
Temporal trends in thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) and thyroid peroxidase antibody (ATPO) testing across two phases of iodine fortification in Tasmania (1995-2013); Clinical endocrinology
The 4-mg intravenous dexamethasone suppression test in the diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome; Clinical Endocrinology
The changing incidence and spectrum of thyroid carcinoma in Tasmania (1978-1998) during a transition from iodine sufficiency to iodine deficiency; The 42nd Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society of Australia
The changing incidence and spectrum of thyroid carcinoma in Tasmania (1978-1998) during a transition from iodine sufficiency to iodine deficiency; The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
The Field Study
The influence of gestational stage on urinary iodine excretion in pregnancy; Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism
The Outcome of Subtotal Parathyroidectomy for the Treatment of Hyperparathyroidism in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1; Archives of Surgery
The Pathogenesis and Behaviour of Clinical Endocrinopathy in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type I
Thesis Abstract: The pathogenesis and behaviour of clinical endocrinopathy in Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1; Journal & proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales
Thyroid research - Interview by Sophie Scott
Thyroid research - Interview with Anne Fitzgerald
Thyroid structure and size in a previously iodine deficient population - a Tasmanian thyroid ultrasound survey; 11th International Congress of Endocrinology
Thyrotropinomas in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN-1); Internal Medicine Journal
Two Families with an Autosomal Dominant Inheritance Pattern for Papillary Carcinoma of the Thyroid; Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Utility of FDG-PET imaging in screening for succinate dehydrogenase B and D mutation-related lesions; Clinical Endocrinology

Research Projects

Academic Health Sciences Precinct Pilot Project; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Are Poor Literacy Outcomes in Tasmanian School Children Correlated with Inadequate Iodine Nutrition Status During Gestation and Early Neonatal Life?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Benefit of heart failure surveillance in T2DM; Diabetes Australia Research Trust (DART)
Does vitamin D supplementation have long-term effect on inflammatory makers in knee osteoarthritis patients.; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Effect of Thompson's Cholesterol Manager on Type 2 Diabetes; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Identification of the Loci for Disease Modifer Gene(s) in Multipe Endocrine Neoplasia 1 (MEN 1); Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Improving prevention and early intervention for type 2 diabetes in Tasmania; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Iodine nutrition during pregnancy and breastfeeding: Current status, knowledge and practices among Tasmanian women; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Neurofilaments as a mechanism for the effect of mild iodine deficiency on brain development; Brain Foundation (BrainF)
Relationship between literacy and hearing in Tasmanian school children following iodine deficiency in pregnancy: 11 year follow-up of the Gestational Iodine Cohort; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Tasmanian Iodine Nutrition Collaboration (TasINC) Capacity Building Grant; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
The role of epigenetic changes in the progression of clinical disease in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 (MEN 1); Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
The Tasmanian MEN 1 Register Project - Clinical and Genetic Research in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 (MEN 1); Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)

Research Candidate Supervision

Implementation of AUSDRISK Screening for Type 2 Diabetes
Paving the PRactical Pathway- The Place of Gifted Education Pedagogy in Undergraduate Clinical Skills Aquisition