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Researcher: Pan, F (Dr Feng Pan)

Fields of Research

Rheumatology and arthritis
Cancer cell biology
Aged health care
Primary health care
Gastroenterology and hepatology
Medical biochemistry - lipids
Clinical nutrition
Sports medicine

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Evaluation of health outcomes
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Human pain management
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Health related to ageing
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Mental health
Adolescent health
Preventive medicine
Efficacy of medications

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A randomised double-blind placebo-controlled crossover trial of HUMira (adalimumab) for erosive hand OsteoaRthritis - the HUMOR trial; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
Association between GDF5 rs143383 polymorphism and knee osteoarthritis: an updated meta-analysis based on 23,995 subjects; BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
Association between metabolic syndrome and knee structural change on MRI; Rheumatology
Association between metabolic syndrome and trajectories of knee pain: a 10.7 year follow-up study
Association between musculoskeletal pain at multiple sites and objectively measured physical activity and work capacity: Results from UK Biobank study; Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
Association Between Pain at Sites Outside the Knee and Knee Cartilage Volume Loss in Elderly People Without Knee Osteoarthritis: A Prospective Study; Arthritis Care & Research
Association between the FAS/FASL polymorphisms and gastric cancer risk: a meta-analysis; Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention
Association of IL-10-1082 promoter polymorphism with susceptibility to gastric cancer: evidence from 22 case-control studies; Molecular Biology Reports
Association of pain phenotypes with risk of falls and incident fractures; Biomedicines
Association of TNF-α-308 and -238 polymorphisms with risk of cervical cancer: a meta-analysis; Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention
Associations between body composition, physical activity, and diet and radial bone microarchitecture in older adults: a 10-year population-based study; Archives of Osteoporosis
Associations between fat mass and multi-site pain: A 5-year longitudinal study; Arthritis Care & Research
Associations between MRI-detected early osteophytes and knee structure in older adults: a population-based cohort study; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
Bone microarchitecture, volumetric or areal bone mineral density for discrimination of vertebral deformity in adults: a cross-sectional study; Journal of Clinical Densitometry
Characterizing and validating the phenotype of knee pain: a latent class analysis
Clinical perspective on pain and pain phenotypes in osteoarthritis; Current Rheumatology Reports
Determinants of trajectories of multi-site pain in knee osteoarthritis: a 10.7-year prospective study in older adults; Annual European Congress of Rheumatology
Dietary patterns, body mass index and inflammation: Pathways to depression and mental health problems in adolescents; Brain, Behavior, and Immunity
Differentiating knee pain phenotypes in older adults: a prospective cohort study; Rheumatology
Distal radius bone microarchitecture: what are the differences between age 25 and old age?; Archives of Osteoporosis
Do knee pain phenotypes have different risks of total knee replacement?; Journal of Clinical Medicine
Does weight in the offspring of people with a total knee replacement for severe primary knee osteoarthritis have a more detrimental effect on knee cartilage and pain? A 10-year prospective study
Effect of Zoledronic Acid and Denosumab in patients with low back pain and modic change: A proof-of-principle trial; Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
Factors associated with prevalent and incident foot pain: data from the Tasmanian Older Adult Cohort Study; Maturitas
Familial effects on structural changes relevant to knee osteoarthritis: a prospective cohort study; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
Familial resemblance in trabecular and cortical volumetric bone mineral density and bone microarchitecture as measured by HRpQCT; Bone
Hand examination, ultrasound and its association with hand pain and function in community-based older adults; Arthritis Care & Research
Identifying subgroups of community-dwelling older adults and their prospective associations with long-term knee osteoarthritis outcomes; Clinical Rheumatology
Involvement of macrophages and spinal microglia in osteoarthritis pain; Current Rheumatology Reports
Joint synovial macrophages as a potential target for intra-articular treatment of osteoarthritis-related pain; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
Lack of association of the cyclooxygenase 8473 T>C polymorphism with lung cancer: evidence from 9841 subjects; Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention
Lipidomic profiling identifies serum lipids associated with persistent multisite musculoskeletal pain; Metabolites
Longitudinal association of infrapatellar fat pad signal intensity alteration with biochemical biomarkers in knee osteoarthritis; Rheumatology
Metabolic syndrome and trajectory of knee pain in older adults; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
Muscle function, quality and relative mass are associated with knee pain trajectory over 10.7 years; Pain
Pain at multiple sites is associated with prevalent and incident fractures in older adults; Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
Pain at multiple sites is associated with prevalent and incident fractures in older adults: a 5.1-year follow-up study; ASBMR Annual Meeting 2018
Predictors of pain severity trajectory in older adults: a 10.7-year follow-up study; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
Prospective association between inflammatory markers and knee cartilage volume loss and pain trajectory; Pain and Therapy
Prospective dietary polyunsaturated fatty acid intake is associated with trajectories of fatty liver disease: an 8 year follow-up study from adolescence to young adulthood; European journal of nutrition
Relationship between dietary intake and erythrocyte PUFA in adolescents from a Western Australian cohort; European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Sleep disturbance and bone mineral density, risk of falls and fracture: Results from a 10.7-year prospective cohort study; Bone
Sleep disturbance and its association with pain severity and multisite pain: a prospective 10.7-Year study; Pain and Therapy
Sphingomyelin is involved in multisite musculoskeletal pain: evidence from metabolomic analysis in two independent cohorts; Pain
Sugar sweetened beverages and increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes in the Indigenous community of Australia; Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases
Synergistic interaction between sunitinib and docetaxel is sequence dependent in human non-small lung cancer with EGFR TKIs-resistant mutation; Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology
The association between first fractures sustained during childhood and adulthood and bone measures in young adulthood; Journal of Pediatrics
The association of knee structural pathology with pain at the knee is modified by pain at other sites in those with knee osteoarthritis; Clinical Rheumatology
The interaction between weight and family history of total knee replacement with knee cartilage: a 10-year prospective study; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
The offspring of people with a total knee replacement for severe primary knee osteoarthritis have a higher risk of worsening knee pain over 8 years; ARD Online
Validation of fatty liver disease scoring systems for ultrasound diagnosed non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in adolescents; Digestive and Liver Disease
Which factors associate with localized knee pain and generalized pain: A 10-year longitudinal study?; Arthritis & Rheumatology

Research Projects

Effects of krill oil supplementation versus placebo on knee pain and effusion in patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis; Arthritis Australia (AFA)
Improving Outcomes in Osteoarthritis: Developing Tailored Treatments to Specific Subsets of Patients with Osteoarthritis; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Improving outcomes in patients with knee osteoarthritis: identifying pain phenotypes with relationships to long-term health outcomes; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The relationship of sleep and pain trajectories: a role of inflammation mechanism; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
The role of systemic inflammation in osteoarthritis pain trajectories; Arthritis Australia (AFA)
Unravelling Metabolic Mechanisms in Knee Osteoarthritis Pain; Arthritis Australia (AFA)
Farrell Family Senior Research Fellow

Research Candidate Supervision