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Researcher: Fassett, RG (Professor Robert Fassett)

Fields of Research

Nephrology and urology
Exercise physiology
Clinical chemistry (incl. diagnostics)
Cell physiology
Protein trafficking
Primary health care
Medical physiology
Basic pharmacology
Epidemiology
Clinical sciences
Anaesthesiology
Nutrition and dietetics
Medical biochemistry - lipids
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Other health
Expanding knowledge in philosophy and religious studies
Nutrition
Application software packages

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A national survey of medical morning handover report in Australian hospitals; Medical Journal of Australia
Acute exposure to cyclosporine does not increase plasma homocysteine in rats; Transplantation Proceedings
Aerobic training and its effect on plasma ammonia concentrations in moderately trained individuals; New Zealand Journal of Sports Medicine
Developing a technique to simultaneously determine markers of oxidative stress in biological samples; AGM ASMR
Effect of lifestyle modifications on patients with chronic kidney disease; Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology
Effects of antioxidant supplementation on blood cyclosporine A and glomerular filtration rate in renal transplant recipients; Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation
Glutathione Peroxidase Genotype and Enzyme Activity in Chronic Kidney Disease; World Congress of Nephrology
Glutathione Peroxidase Genotype and Enzyme Activity in Chronic Kidney Disease; ASM of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology
Gynaecomastia and amlodipine (letter); The Medical Journal of Australia
Nutritional compounds influence tissue factor expression and inflammation of chronic kidney disease patients in vitro; Nutrition: The International Journal of Applied and Basic Nutritional Sciences
The relationship between antioxidant supplements and oxidative stress in renal transplant recipients; a review
Up-regulation of TRPV1 in mononuclear cells of end-stage kidney disease patients increases susceptibility to N-arachidonoyl-dopamine (NADA)-induced cell death; Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular Basis of Disease

Research Projects

Assess the Value of Antioxidant Supplementation on LDL Oxidation in Renal Transplant Patients; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
Effects of intensity of exercise on blood lactate, plasma ammonia and plasma alamine and leucine concentrations; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Effects of Low Density Lipoprotein on Vascular Endothelial Fundtion in Hemodialysis Patients; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)

Research Candidate Supervision

A Randomised Controlled Trial of Alteplase Versus Herapin as a Priming Lock for Haemodialysis Central Venous Catheters- Prevention of Catheter Occlusion.
Effects of cyclosporine treatment on homocysteine metabolism
Effects of glyceryl trinitrate on reactive hyperemia in hemodialysis patients
Influence of Antioxidant Genotype and Antioxidant Status on Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease
The Effect of Exercise Training on Arterial Stiffness, Physical Function and Self-Reported Health in Haemodialysis Patients