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Manfred Beilharz

Assoc/Prof Manfred Beilharz

Associate Professor
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Contact details
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
The University of Western Australia (M502)
35 Stirling Highway
+61 8 6457 2663
+61 8 6457 2912
Room 2.20 and 1.4, L Block, QEII Medical Centre
BAppSc RMIT, MSc Leeds, PhD Monash, DipEd State Coll. Vict.
Sammels, L. M., Bosio, E., Fragall, C. T., Grounds, M. D., van Rooijen, N. and
Beilharz, M.W. (2004). Innate Inflammatory Cells Are Not Responsible for Early Death of Donor Myoblasts Following Myoblast Transfer Therapy. Transplantation 77:1790–1797.

Beilharz M. W., Sammels, L. M., Paun, A., van Eeden, P., Watson, M. W. and Ashdown, M. (2004) Timed ablation of regulatory CD4+ T cells can prevent murine AIDS progression. Journal of Immunology, 172(8):4917-25.

Bosio, E., Pullen, T.F., Fragall, C.T., Beilharz, M.W., Bennett, A.L., Grounds, M.D., Hodgetts, S.I. and Sammels, L.M. (2004) A comparison between real-time quantitative PCR and DNA hybridisation (slot-blot) for quantification of male donor cell survival following myoblast transplantation. Cell Transplantation 13(7-8):817-821.

Tracey F Lee-Pullen, Alayne L Bennett, Manfred W Beilharz, Miranda D Grounds and Leanne M Sammels. (2004). Superior Survival and Proliferation after Transplantation of Myoblasts Obtained from Adult Mice Compared with Neonatal Mice. Transplantation 78:1172-1176.

Andrea Paun, Kathryn Shaw, Scott Fisher, Leanne M. Sammels, Mark W. Watson, Manfred W. Beilharz. (2005). Quantitation of defective and ecotropic viruses during LP-BM5 infection by real time PCR and RT-PCR. J. Virological Methods 124(1-2):57-63.

Demelza J. Needham, Jing Xian Lee and Manfred W. Beilharz. (2006). Intra-tumoural regulatory T cells: A potential new target in cancer immunotherapy. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 343(3):684-691.

Lim AY, Price P, Beilharz MW and French MA. (2006) Cell surface markers of regulatory T cells are not associated with increased forkhead box p3 expression in blood CD4+ T cells from HIV-infected patients responding to antiretroviral therapy. Immunol Cell Biol. 84(6):530-6.

Beilharz MW, Cummins JM, Bennett AL. (2007) Protection from lethal influenza virus challenge by oral type 1 interferon. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 355(3):740-4.

Ireland DJ, Kissick HT, Beilharz MW. (2008) Alpha-Tocopheryl succinate: Toxicity and lack of anti-tumour activity in immuno-competent mice. Food Chem Toxicol. 46(2):508-12.
Funding received
United States Muscular Dystrophy Association
Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC)
Health Department of Western Australia
Cancer Council
Dr Beilarz lectures in:

SCIE3325 Molecular Biology
GENE2230 Molecular Genetics
MICR8832 Recent Advances in Medical Microbiology

He is also the Honours Co-ordinator and supervises the following PhD Students:

Clayton Fragall- Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Katherine Pellegrini- Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Ashvin Isaacs- Wine Fermentation
Andrea Lee- Infections in pregnancy
Alayne Bennett- Oral interferons
Hayden Kissik- Cancer

Potential student projects are available in all of the above research areas.
Current projects

Professor Paula Pitha-Rowe, Johns Hopkins Oncology, Baltimore, USA
Professor Brian Williams, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Victoria
Dr Steve Ralph, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland
Dr Joseph Cummins, ABI, Amarillo, Texas
Professor Michael Tovey, Centre National de la Recherché Scientifique, Villejeif, Paris
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