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Researcher: Choi-Lundberg, DL (Dr Derek Choi-Lundberg)

Research Fields

Central Nervous System
Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
Cellular Nervous System
Demography
Computer-Human Interaction
Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Information and Knowledge Systems
Educational Technology and Computing
Sports Medicine
Medical and Health Sciences
Animal Neurobiology
Endocrinology
Medical Virology
Systems Physiology
Gene Expression (incl. Microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Cellular Interactions (incl. Adhesion, Matrix, Cell Wall)
Medical Biotechnology

Research Impact

Nervous System and Disorders
Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum
Learner and Learning Processes
Diabetes
Information and Communication Services
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Pedagogy
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Learner and Learning Achievement
Education and Training
Health and Support Services
Curriculum
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Infectious Diseases
Health
Immune System and Allergy
Injury Control
Human Pharmaceutical Treatments (e.g. Antibiotics)
Human Diagnostics

Career Best Publications

Bacteria and PAMPs activate nuclear factor κB and Gro production in a subset of olfactory ensheathing cells and astrocytes but not in Schwann cells; Glia
Behavioral and cellular protection of rat dopaminergic neurons by an adenoviral vector encoding glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor; Experimental Neurology
Dopaminergic neurons protected from degeneration by GDNF gene therapy; Science
Genetic expression profile of olfactory ensheathing cells is distinct from that of Schwann cells and astrocytes; Glia
Homer regulates calcium signalling in growth cone turning; Neural Development
Medical student preferences for self-directed study resources in gross anatomy; Anatomical sciences education
Mice lacking alpha-synuclein display functional deficits in the nigrostriatal dopamine system; Neuron
Olfactory ensheathing cells promote collateral axonal branching in the injured adult rat spinal cord; Experimental Neurology
Online dissection audio-visual resources for human anatomy: undergraduate medical studentsí usage and learning outcomes; Anatomical Sciences Education
Ontogeny and distribution of glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) mRNA in rat; Developmental Brain Research

Research Publications

'If you build it, they will come?': The nature of student engagement with online anatomy resources; ANZACA 2014
A rat spinal lesion model to investigate olfactory ensheathing cell transplantation in CNS injury; Combio, 2000
Adenovirus-Mediated Transgene Expression in Nonhuman Primate Brain; Human Gene Therapy
Applications of gene therapy to neurological diseases and injuries; Stem Cell Biology and Gene Therapy
Autotransplantation for Parkinson's disease goes a step further
Bacteria and PAMPs activate nuclear factor κB and Gro production in a subset of olfactory ensheathing cells and astrocytes but not in Schwann cells; Glia
Behavioral and cellular protection of rat dopaminergic neurons by an adenoviral vector encoding glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor; Experimental Neurology
Cadaver path: Integration of anatomy and anatomical pathology in the dissection laboratory; Australian & New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists
Dissection and peer teaching in an undergraduate MBBS curriculum: Student opinions and learning outcomes; Australasian Institute of Anatomical Sciences Conference
Do dissection and peer teaching affect student learning of gross anatomy?; Australian & New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists
Dopaminergic neurons protected from degeneration by GDNF gene therapy; Science
Effects of central administration of insulin or L-NMMA on rat skeletal muscle microvascular perfusion; Diabetes Obesity & Metabolism
Encapsulated olfactory ensheathing cells in spinal cord repair; International Society for Developmental Neuroscience
Evidence for a novel neurotrophic factor for dopaminergic neurons secreted from mesencephalic glial cell lines; Journal of Neuroscience Research
Exploring augmented reality for sustainable delivery of anatomy teaching and learning; Teaching Matters 2012 - Sustaining Futures: Considering sustainability across the learning and teaching divide
Extending the functionality of the IDEAL database: QA processes, reporting and feedback functions; IDEAL Assessment Symposium
Gene therapy for Parkinson's disease; Gene Therapy for Neurological Disorders and Brain Tumors
Genetic expression profile of olfactory ensheathing cells is distinct from that of Schwann cells and astrocytes; Glia
Homer regulates calcium signalling in growth cone turning; Neural Development
Impaired water maze learning performance without altered dopaminergic function in mice heterozygous for the GDNF mutation; European Journal of Neuroscience
Improving the quality of MCQ assessment and feedback to staff and students; Proceedings of the 10th Teaching Matters Conference
Medical student preferences for self-directed study resources in gross anatomy; Anatomical sciences education
Mice lacking alpha-synuclein display functional deficits in the nigrostriatal dopamine system; Neuron
Neurotrophic factor gene therapy for neurodegenerative diseases; Gene Therapy and Molecular Biology: From Basic Mechanisms to Clinical Applications
Olfactory ensheathing cells display antimicrobial activity in culture and may contribute to the innate immune defense of the olfactory system; Australian Neuroscience Society
Olfactory ensheathing cells promote collateral axonal branching in the injured adult rat spinal cord; Experimental Neurology
Olfactory ensheathing cells promote collateral axonal branching in the lesioned adult rat spinal cord; Symposium on Neural Regeneration
On-line audiovisual pre-laboratory resources in anatomy - are we connecting with students?; HERDSA: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia
Online audiovisual resources for pre-laboratory preparation and revision; Australian and New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists
Online dissection audio-visual resources for human anatomy: undergraduate medical studentsí usage and learning outcomes; Anatomical Sciences Education
Ontogeny and distribution of glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) mRNA in rat; Developmental Brain Research
Peer assisted learning in the MBBS at the University of Tasmania; ANZAME: The Association for Health Professional Education
Promoting peer connections through reciprocal peer teaching and learning and near-peer teaching in an anatomy laboratory setting; HERDSA: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia
Student engagement with online gross anatomy and histology resources; Australasian Institute of Anatomical Sciences (AIAS) Conference, Hobart, Tasmania
The demographic characteristics of Australasian body donors - a multi-centre study; Australian and New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists
The demographic characteristics of body donors: An intercontinental study; The 18th Congress of the International Federation of Associations of Anatomists
User Acceptance of a Haptic Interface for Learning Anatomy; International Conference e-Learning 2013, Part of the IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems 2013, MCCSIS 2013
User Acceptance of a Haptic Interface for Learning Anatomy
Using computer-based technology to improve feedback to staff and students on MCQ assessments; Innovations in Education and Teaching International
Whole bacteria, but not specific ligands for Toll-like receptors 2 or 4, activate NF kB and cytokine production in olfactory ensheathing cells in vitro; Society for Neuroscience

Research Projects

Central and Peripheral Actions of Insulin for the Control of Muscle Capillary Recruitment; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Expression of Neurotrophic Factors and their Receptors in the Hypothalamus: Relation to Body Weight Regulation; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Olfactory Ensheathing Cells in the Defence of the Brain Against Viral and Bacterial Infection; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Use of Ensheathing Cells to Promote Nervous Tissue Recovery Following Injury; MAIB Injury Prevention & Management Foundation (MAIB)
Anatomy Refresher Course for Sports Medicine Australia - Tasmania Branch

Research Candidate Supervision

Effective Learning with Technology- Multimedia