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Researcher: Lu, W (Dr Monica Lu)

Fields of Research

Respiratory Diseases
Preventive Medicine
Medical and Health Sciences
Cellular Interactions (incl. Adhesion, Matrix, Cell Wall)
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research Objectives

Substance Abuse
Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Application of an assay for 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanol (NNAL) in urine for the assessment of tobacco-related harm; Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis
Determination of cotinine, 3'-hydroxycotinine, and their glucuronides in urine by ultra-high performance liquid chromatography; Analytical Letters
Determination of nicotine in cartridge-based electronic cigarettes; Analytical Letters
Epithelial–mesenchymal transition is driven by transcriptional and post transcriptional modulations in COPD: implications for disease progression and new therapeutics; International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Examination of the mechanism of action of two pre-quit pharmacotherapies for smoking cessation; Bmc Public Health
Heparin-binding epidermal growth factor (HB-EGF) drives EMT in patients with COPD: implications for disease pathogenesis and novel therapies; Laboratory Investigation
Inhaled corticosteroids attenuate epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT): implications for COPD and lung cancer prophylaxis; European Respiratory Journal
sE-cadherin and sVE-cadherin indicate active epithelial/endothelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT and EndoMT) in smokers and COPD: implications for new biomarkers and therapeutics; Biomarkers
The effect of varenicline and nicotine patch on smoking rate and satisfaction with smoking: An examination of the mechanism of action of two pre-quit pharmacotherapies; SRNT Europe 2016 - 17th Annual Conference
The effect of varenicline and nicotine patch on smoking rate and satisfaction with smoking: an examination of the mechanism of action of two pre-quit pharmacotherapies; Psychopharmacology
The effectiveness of immunosuppressive cyclosporin in attenuating the progression of interstitial lung diseases; Journal of Thoracic Disease

Research Projects

Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition (EMT) and associated Angiogenesis in smoking and COPD airways: investigating the patho-biology of a cancerogenic stroma.; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)

Research Candidate Supervision