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Researcher: Moses, EK (Professor Eric Moses)

Fields of Research

Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Obstetrics and gynaecology
Mental health services
Epigenetics (incl. genome methylation and epigenomics)
Gene mapping
Cancer diagnosis
Cancer genetics
Statistical and quantitative genetics
Medical bacteriology
Cancer cell biology
Medical biochemistry - lipids
Genetic immunology
Molecular targets

Research Objectives

Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Clinical health
Expanding knowledge in psychology
Preventive medicine
Expanding knowledge in the biomedical and clinical sciences
Behaviour and health
Women's and maternal health
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Treatment of human diseases and conditions

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A genetic risk score predicts coronary artery disease in familial hypercholesterolaemia: enhancing the precision of risk assessment; Clinical Genetics
Analysis of the epigenome in multiplex pre-eclampsia families identifies SORD, DGKI, and ICA1 as novel candidate risk genes; Frontiers in Genetics
Assessment of cognition and personality as potential endophenotypes in the Western Australian Family Study of Schizophrenia; Schizophrenia Bulletin
Association of known melanoma risk factors with primary melanoma of the scalp and neck; Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention
Familial and non-familial risk factors associated with incidence of colorectal cancer in young and middle-aged persons in Western Australia; Cancer Epidemiology
Genome-wide association meta-analyses combining multiple risk phenotypes provide insights into the genetic architecture of cutaneous melanoma susceptibility; Nature Genetics
Heritability of 596 lipid species and genetic correlation with cardiovascular traits in the Busselton Family Heart Study; Journal of Lipid Research
High-coverage plasma lipidomics reveals novel sex-specific lipidomic fingerprints of age and BMI: evidence from two large population cohort studies; PLoS Biology
Identification of differentially methylated CpG sites in fibroblasts from keloid scars; Biomedicines
Identification of novel sarcoma risk genes using a two-stage genome wide DNA sequencing strategy in cancer cluster families and population case and control cohorts; BMC Medical Genetics
Is mammographic breast density an endophenotype for breast cancer?; Cancers
Late/post-term decidual basalis-derived mesenchymal stem/stromal cells show evidence of advanced ageing and downregulation of microRNA-516b-5p; Placenta
Potential role for immune-related genes in autism spectrum disorders: Evidence from genome-wide association meta-analysis of autistic traits; Autism
To test, or not to test: that is the question for the future of lipoprotein(a); Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy
Western oropharyngeal and gut microbial profiles are associated with allergic conditions in Chinese immigrant children; World Allergy Organization Journal
Whole genome sequencing of 91 multiplex schizophrenia families reveals increased burden of rare, exonic copy number variation in schizophrenia probands and genetic heterogeneity; Schizophrenia Research

Research Projects

Epigenetic Biomarker Discovery for Cardiovascular Disease Risk Stratification of Women Following Preeclampsia; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
The Busselton family heart study; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Research Candidate Supervision