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Researcher: Cooley, HM (Dr Helen Cooley)

Fields of Research

Epidemiology
Rheumatology and arthritis
Medical genetics (excl. cancer genetics)
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Obstetrics and gynaecology

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Health related to ageing
Women's and maternal health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A cross sectional study of the association between Heberden's nodes, radiographic osteoarthritis of the hands, grip strength, disability and pain; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
A Cross Sectional Study of the Association Between Sex, Smoking, and other Lifestyle Factors and Osteoarthritis of the Hand; Journal of Rheumatology
A Population-Based Study of Fracture Incidence in Southern Tasmania: Lifetime Fracture Risk and Evidence for Geographic Variations within the Same Country; Osteoporosis International
Association between age and knee structural change: a cross sectional MRI based study; Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases
Correlates of knee pain in older adults: Tasmanian Older Adult Cohort Study; Arthritis and Rheumatism
Factors association with hip cartilage volume measured by magnetic resonance imaging. The Tasmanian Older Adult Cohort Study; Arthritis & Rheumatism
Falls risk is associated with pain and dysfunction but not radiographic osteoarthritis in older adults: Tasmanian Older Adult Cohort Study; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
Investigation of chromosome 2q in osteoarthritis of the hand: no significant linkage in a Tasmanian population; Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases
Knee and hip radiographic osteoarthritis predict total hip bone loss in older adults: a prospective study; Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
Knee cartilage defects: association with early radiographic osteoarthritis, decreased cartilage volume, increased joint surface area and type II breakdown; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
Knee structural alteration and BMI: A cross-sectional study; Obesity Research
Knee structural alteration and body mass index: a cross-sectional study; Obesity Research
Natural History of Knee Cartilage Defects and Factors Affecting Change; Archives of Internal Medicine
Symptomatic Fracture Incidence in Southern Tasmania: Does Living in the Country Reduce Your Fracture Risk?; Osteoporosis International
Symptomatic fracture incidence in those under 50 years of age in southern Tasmania; Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
The association between hormonal and reproductive factors and hand osteoarthritis; Maturitas
The association between non-melanoma skin cancer and osteoporotic fractures a population-based record linkage study; Osteoporosis International
The genetic contribution and relevance of knee cartilage defects: Case-control and sib-pair studies; Journal of Rheumatology

Research Projects

The Edidemiology of Heberden's Disease; Arthritis Australia (AFA)

Research Candidate Supervision