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Sarah Dunlop

Professor Sarah Dunlop

Head of School/Head of Experimental and Regenerative Neurosciences
Animal Biology, School of

Contact details
Address
School of Animal Biology
The University of Western Australia (M092)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 2237 / +61 8 6488 1403
Fax
+61 8 6488 1029 / +61 8 6488 7527
Email
sarah.dunlop@uwa.edu.au
Personal homepage
http://www.animals.uwa.edu.au/research/ern
Qualifications
BSc PhD Lond.
Biography
Qualifications:
BSc (Hons Zoology) (Lond.) 1974. King’s College
PhD (Lond.) 1978. Queen Elizabeth College

Title:
Professor

Current positions:
2013-2018: Head of School, Animal Biology, The University of Western Australia
2013-2018: Head, Experimental & Regenerative Neuroscience, School of Animal Biology, The University of Western Australia
Key research
Professor Sarah Dunlop leads an integrated program of laboratory and clinical research at The University of Western Australia & Royal Perth Hospital to promote functional recovery after traumatic injury to the nervous system. Laboratory studies use rodent models and focus on understanding and preventing the spread of secondary degeneration to intact tissue.
Clinical studies comprise three multi-centre randomized controlled trials “Spinal Cord Injury and Physical Activity (SCIPA)” involving all 8 spinal units in Australia and New Zealand to examine novel ways to exercise the paralysed limbs to promote neurological recovery and improve health. The trials span acute care to the community, reflecting the lifetime need of these patients. SCIPA.Com has developeda program to train the trainers, break down barriers to exercise and increase participation once patients are living in the community. “ICED” Immediate Cooling and Early Decompression) is another multi-centre clinical initiative focusing on acute spinal cord injury involving immediate hypothermia in the ambulance to buy time and limit secondary damage before emergency surgical decompression. Another recent multi-centre initiative involves examining bladder care and urinary tract infections, a major secondary complication following spinal cord injury, to promote best practice for bladder care in Australia and New Zealand, Sarah is a past Director of the Spinal Cord Injury Network, a collaborative of clinicians, researchers and people living with spinal cord injury, and past Chair of its Clinical Trials Committee http://www.spinalnetwork.org.au
Publications
Full Length Peer-Reviewed Scientific Publications: 2011 - on

2011
Harvey LA, Dunlop SA, Churilov L, (Hsueh, Y-S (A), Galea MP. (2011) Early intensive hand rehabilitation after spinal cord injury (“Hands On”): a protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BioMed Central Open Access. Trials. 12: 14-.

Seitz M, Grosheva M, Skouras E, Angelova SK, Ankerne J, Jungnickel J, Grothe C, Klimaschewski L, Hübbers CU, Dunlop SA, Angelov DN. (2011) Poor functional recovery and muscle polyinnervation after facial nerve injury in fibroblast growth factor-2-/- mice can be improved by manual stimulation of denervated vibrissal muscles. Neuroscience182: 241-247.

Ho D, Fitzgerald M, Bartlett C, Zdyrko B, Luzinov IA, Dunlop SA,* and K. Swaminathan Iyer*. (2011). The Effects of Concentration-Dependent Morphology of Self-assembling RADA16 Nanoscaffolds on Mixed Retinal Cultures. Nanoscale 3: 907-910.

Payne SC, Bartlett, CA, Harvey AR, Dunlop SA, Fitzgerald M. (2011). Chronic swelling and abnormal myelination during secondary degeneration, following partial injury to a central nervous system tract. J. Neurotrauma. 8: 1077-1088.

Bendella H, Pavlov, SP. Grosheva M, Maier S, AIrintchev A, Skouras E, Angelova SK, Merkel D, Sinis N, Kaidoglou K, Dunlop SA, Angelov DN (2011). Non-invasive stimulation of the vibrissal pad improves recovery of whisking function after simultaneous lesion of the facial and trigeminal nerves in rats. Experimental Brain Res 212: 65-79.

Clemons TD, Evans CW, Zdyrko B, Luzinov I, Fitzgerald M, Dunlop SA, Harvey AR, Swaminathan Iyer K, * Stubbs KA* Multifunctional nanoadditives for the thermodynamic and kinetic stabilization of enzymes. Nanoscale 3: 4085-4087.

Evans CW, Fitzgerald M, Clemons TD, House, MJ, Padman BS, Shaw JA, Saunders M, Harvey AR, Zdyrko B, Luzinov I. Silva GA, Dunlop SA, Iyer, KS. (2011) Multimodal Analysis of PEI-Mediated Endocytosis of Nanoparticles in Neural Cells" ACS Nano 5: 8640-8648.

Roberton T, Romola S. Bucks, Timothy C. Skinner, Gary T. Allison, and Sarah A. Dunlop (2011). Barriers to Physical Activity in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury: A West Australian Study. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling 17: 74-88.

2012
Wells J, Kilburn M, Shaw J, Bartlett C, Harvey A, Dunlop S, Fitzgerald. (2012) Early in vivo changes in calcium ions, oxidative stress markers and ion channel immunoreactivity following partial injury to the optic nerve. J Neuroscience Research 90: 606-618.

Chai J, Vukovic J, Dunlop S, Grounds M, Shavlakadze T (2012) Striking denervation of neuromuscular junctions, without lumbar motoneuron loss, in geriatric mouse muscle. PloSONE 16: 12 e28090.

Hizay A, Ozsoy U, Demirel BD, Ozsoy O, Angelova S, Ankerne J, Sarikcioglu SB, Dunlop SA, Angelov DN, Sarikcioglu L (2012) Use of a Y-Tube-Conduit Following Facial Nerve Injury Reduces Collateral Axonal Branching at the Lesion Site but Neither Reduces Polyinnervation of Motor Endplates nor Improves Functional Recovery. Neurosurgery 70: 1544-1556.

Rodger J, Christina Mo, Tenelle Wilks, Sarah A Dunlop, Rachel M Sherrard (2012) Transcranial pulsed magnetic field stimulation facilitates reorganisation of abnormal neural circuits and corrects behavioural deficits without disrupting normal connectivity. FASEB 26:1593-1606.

Harrison J, Bartlett CA, Cowin G, Nicholls PK, Evans CW, Clemons TD, Zdyrko B, Luzinov IA, Harvey AR, Swaminathan Iyer K, Dunlop SA, Fitzgerald M. In vivo Imaging and Biodistribution of Multimodal Polymeric Nanoparticles delivered to the Optic Nerve. Small DOI: 10.1002/Smll.20110264

Morellini N, Fear MW, Rea S, West AK, Wood FM, Dunlop SA. Burn injury has a systemic effect on reinnervation of skin and restoration of nociceptive function. Wound Repair and Regeneration. 20:367-377.

Evans CW, Latter MJ, Ho D, Clemons TD, Fitzgerald M, Dunlop SA*, Swaminathan
Iyer K* (2012) Multimodal and Multifunctional Stealth Block Copolymer Nanoparticles for Sustained Drug Delivery. New Journal of Chemistry 10.1039/c2nj40016b.

Bates KA, Clark VW, Meloni BP, Dunlop SA, Rodger J. (2012) Short-term low intensity PMF does not improve functional or histological outcomes in a rat model of transient focal cerebral ischemia. Brain Research 1485:76-85.

Ozsoy O, Ozsoy U, Stein G, Semler O, Skouras E, Schempf G, Wellmann K, Wirth F, Angelova S, Ankerne J, Ashrafi M, Schönau E, Papamitsou-Sidoropolou T, Jaminet P, Irintchev A, Dunlop SA#, Angelov DN# (Share equal last authorship). Functional deficits and morphological changes in the neurogenic bladder match the severity of spinal cord compression. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience 30:363-381.

Martin AD, Houlihan E, Morellini N, Eggers PK, James E, Stubbs KA, Harvey AR, Fitzgerald M, Raston CL, Dunlop SA. (2012) Synthesis and Toxicology of p-Phosphonic acid calixarenes and O-Alkylated Analogues as Potential Calixarene-based Phospholipids. ChemPlusChem, 2012 vol.77(4), 308-313.

Payne SC, Bartlett CA, Harvey AR, Dunlop SA, Fitzgerald M. Myelin sheath decompaction, axon swelling and functional loss during chronic secondary degeneration in rat optic nerve. IOVS 53:6093-6101.

Farid WO, Lawrence AJ, Krstew EV, Tait RJ, Hulse GK, Dunlop SA. (2012). Maternally administered sustained-release naltrexone in rats affects offspring neurochemistry and behaviour in adulthood. PLOS ONE 7: 12 e52812.

2013
Wirth F, Schempf G, Stein G, Wellmann K, Manthou M, Scholl C, Sidorenko M, Semler O, Eisel L, Harrach R, Angelova S, Jaminet P, Ankerne J, Ashrafi M, Ozsoy
O, Ozsoy U, Schubert H, Abdulla D, Dunlop SA, Angelov DN, Irintchev A, Schönau E. (2013) Whole-body vibration improves functional recovery in spinal cord-injured rats. J Neurotrauma 30(6):453-68. PMID: 23157611

Szymanski CR*, Chiha W*, Morellini N*, Cummins N, Bartlett CA, Savigni DL, Payne SC, Harvey AR, Dunlop SA, Fitzgerald M (2013). Treating secondary degeneration with 670nm light: reduced oligodendrocyte reactive oxygen species and paranode lengthening, with preservation of visual function. PLoS ONE 8(6): e66448. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0066448 PMID: 23840470

Clemons TD, Fitzgerald M, Dunlop SA, Harvey AR, Swaminathan-Iyer K and Stubbs KA (2013). An improved methodology for the spectrophotometric determination of chondroitinase ABC activity. New Journal of Chemistry, 37, 1944-1949.

Payne SC, Bartlett CA, Savigni D, Harvey AR, Dunlop SA, Fitzgerald L. (2013). Early proliferation does not prevent the loss of oligodendrocyte progenitor cells during the chronic phase of secondary degeneration in a CNS white matter tract. PLoS ONE 8(6): e65710. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0065710 PMID: 23776532

Kwon BK, Soril LJ, Bacon M, Beattie MS, Blesch A, Bresnahan JC, Bunge MB, Dunlop SA, Fehlings MG, Ferguson AR, Hill C, Karimi-Abdolrezaee S, Lu P, McDonald JW, Müller HW, Oudega M, Rosenzweig ES, Reier PJ, Sykova E, Xu X-M, Guest JD and Tetzlaf W (2013). Demonstrating Efficacy in Preclinical Studies of Cellular Therapies for Spinal Cord Injury - How Much is Enough? Experimental Neurology 2013 May 29; 248:30-44. doi: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2013.05.012. PMID: 23727091

Cummins N, Bartlett CA, Archer M, Bartlett E, Hemmi JM, Harvey AR, Dunlop SA, Fitzgerald M. 670nm irradiation limits changes to mitochondrial ultrastructure in optic nerve vulnerable to secondary degeneration in vivo. BMC Neurosci. 2013 Sep 8;14(1):98. doi: 10.1186/1471-2202-14-98 PMID: 24011177

Challenor M, Gong P, Lorenser D, Fitzgerald M, Dunlop SA, Sampson DD, Swaminathan-Iyer K. Iron Oxide-Induced Thermal Effects on Solid State Upconversion Emission in NaYF4:Yb3+,Er3+ Nanocrystals. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 5:7875-7880.

James E, Eggers PK, Harvey AR, Dunlop SA, Fitzgerald M, Stubbs KA and Raston CL (2013). Antioxidant phospholipid calix[4]arene mimics as micellular delivery systems. Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry 11(36):6108-6012. dx.doi.org/10.1021/am401837h PMID: 23921718

Galea MP, Dunlop SA, Davis GM, Nunn A, Geraghty T, Hsueh YS, Churilov L (2013). Intensive exercise program after spinal cord injury ("Full-On"): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2013 Sep 11;14(1):291. doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-14-291. PMID: 24025260

2014
Lozić I, Bartlett CA, Shaw JA, Swaminathan-Iyer K, Dunlop SA, Kilburn MR and Fitzgerald M (2014). Direct quantification of Ca microdomain dynamics in specific cell types of white matter vulnerable to secondary degeneration, using NanoSIMS. Metallomics. 6(3):455–464. PMID: 24425149

Fletcher LN, Coimbra JP, Rodger J, Potter IC, Gill HS, Dunlop SA, Collin SP (2014). Classification of retinal ganglion cells in the southern hemisphere lamprey Geotria australis (Cyclostomata). Journal of Comparative Neurology Jul 29. 522(4):750-771. PMID: 23897624

Ozsoy U, Demirel BM, Hizay A, Ozsoy O, Ankerne J, Angelova S, Sarikcioglu L, Ucar Y, Turhan M, Dunlop SA, Angelov DN. Manual stimulation of the whisker pad after hypoglossal-facial anastomosis (HFA) using a Y tube conduit does not improve recovery of whisking function. Experimental Brain Research 232(6):2021-33. doi: 10.1007/s00221-014-3892-2. PMID: 24623354

Needhamsen M, White RB, Giles, KM, Dunlop SA and Thomas MG (2014) Regulation of human PAX6 expression by miR-7. Evolutionary Bioinformatics Online. 14;10:107-13. doi: 10.4137/EBO.S13739. eCollection 2014. PMID: 25089088 [PubMed]

Vipul Agarwal, Edwin S. Tjandra, K. Swaminathan Iyer, Barry Humfrey, Mark Fear, Fiona M. Wood, Sarah Dunlop and Colin L. Raston. Evaluating the effects of nacre on human skin and scar cells in culture. Toxicology Research 24 2014,3, 223-227 DOI: 10.1039/C4TX00004H

Michael Challenor, Peijun Gong, Dirk Lorenser, Michael J. House, Robert C. Woodward, Timothy St. Pierre, Melinda Fitzgerald, Sarah Dunlop, David D. Sampson, K. Swaminathan Iyer (2014) Multifunctional Magnetic Photon-Upconverting Polymeric Nanoparticles for NIR Fluorescence Microscopy and MRI Contrast. Dalton Transactions (Accepted August 5th 2014).

Marcus K. Giacci, Lachlan Wheeler, Sarah Lovett, Emma Dishington, Bernadette Majda, Carole A. Bartlett, Emma Thornton, Elizabeth Harford-Wright, Anna Leonard, Robert Vink, Alan R. Harvey, Jan Provis, Sarah A. Dunlop, *Nathan S. Hart, *Stuart Hodgetts, *Riccardo Natoli, *Corinna Van Den Heuvel, Melinda Fitzgerald (2014) Differential effects of 670 and 830nm red near infrared irradiation therapy: a comparative study of optic nerve injury, retinal degeneration, traumatic brain and spinal cord injury. PLoS One. 2014 Aug 8;9(8):e104565. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0104565. eCollection 2014. PMID: 25105800

2015
Stephanie Grehl, Helena Viola, Paula I Fuller-Carter, Kim W Carter, Sarah A Dunlop, Livia Hool, Rachel M Sherrard, Jennifer Rodger. Cellular and molecular changes to cortical neurons following low intensity repetitive magnetic stimulation at different frequencies Brain Stimulation 2015 Jan-Feb;8(1):114-23. doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2014.09.012.

Mary P Galea, Sarah A Dunlop, Ruth Marshall, Jillian Clark, Leonid Churilov. Early Exercise after Spinal Cord Injury (“Switch-On”): Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BioMed Central Open Access. Trials Trials. 2015 Jan 7;16:7. doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-16-7. PMID: 25563584

Michael Challenor, Ryan O’Hare Doig, Paula Fuller, Marcus Giacci, Carole Bartlett, Celeste H. Wale, Greg S. Cozens, Livia Hool, Sarah Dunlop, K. Swaminathan Iyer, Jennifer Rodger and Melinda Fitzgerald (2015). Prolonged glutamate excitotoxicity increases GluR1 immunoreactivity but decreases mRNA of GluR1 and associated regulatory proteins in dissociated rat retinae in vitro. Biochemie (in press, March 6 2015).

Needhamsen M, White RB, Giles KM, Dunlop SA, Thomas MG. Regualtion of human PAX6 expression by miR-7. Evol Bioinform Online. 2014 Jul 14;10:107-13. doi: 10.4137/EBO.S13739. eCollection 2014. PMID: 25089088

Peter Bragge, Doug Brown, Graham Creasey, Sarah Dunlop, James Middleton, Loretta Piccenna, Stephanie Williams, Russell Gruen. Developing a Spinal Cord Injury Research Strategy using a structured process of evidence review and stakeholder dialogue. Part I: Rapid review of SCI prioritisation literature (Spinal Cord, in press)

Peter Bragge, Loretta Piccenna, James Middleton, Stephanie Williams, Graham Creasey, Sarah Dunlop, Douglas Brown, Russell Gruen.. Developing a Spinal Cord Injury Research Strategy using a structured process of evidence review and stakeholder dialogue. Spinal Cord Part II: Background to a Research Strategy. (Spinal Cord, in press)

James Middleton, Loretta Piccenna, Russell Lindsay Gruen, Stephanie Williams, Graham Creasey, Sarah Dunlop, Douglas Brown, Peter E Batchelor, David Berlowitz, Stephanie Coates, Jennifer Dunn. John B Furness, Mary P Galea, Timothy Geraghty, Brian K Kwon, Susan Urquhart, Debbie, Peter Bragge B. Developing a Spinal Cord Injury Research Strategy using a structured process of evidence review and stakeholder dialogue. Part III: Outcomes. (Spinal Cord, in press).


Recent Invited Reviews
Dunlop SA. (2008). Activity-dependent plasticity: Implications for recovery from spinal cord injury. Trends Neurosci. 31:410-418 [IF= 14.475]

Farid WO, Dunlop SA, Tait RJ, Hulse GK. (2008) The effects of maternally administered methadone, buprenorphine and naltrexone on offspring: review of human and animal data. Current Neuropharmacology 6:125-150.

Sinis N, Manoli T, Werdin F, Kraus A, Schaller HE, Guntinas-Lichius O, Grosheva M, Irintchev A, Skouras E, Dunlop S, Angelov DN. (2009) Manual stimulation of target muscles has different impact on functional recovery after injury of pure motor or mixed nerves. Int Rev Neurobiol: 87:417-32.

Fitzgerald M, Hodgetts S, Van Den Heuvel C, Natoli R, Hart NS, Valter K, Harvey AR, Vink R, Provis J, Dunlop SA. (2013) Red/near-infrared irradiation therapy for treatment of central nervous system injuries and disorders. Reviews in the Neurosciences 2013;24(2):205-26. doi: 10.1515/revneuro-2012-0086. Review. PMID: 23492552

Recent Book Chapters
Dunlop SA. (2007). Functional aspects of optic nerve regeneration in non-mammalian vertebrates. In: Model Organisms in Spinal Cord Regeneration. Catherina G Becker and Thomas Becker (eds) Wiley-VCH, Weinheim. Pp 323-354.

Rodger J, Dunlop SA. (2015). Central nerve regeneration in reptiles. In: Kwok-Fai So and Xiao-Ming Xu, eds. Neural Regeneration. Academic Press.

Dunlop, SA, Galea, MP. (2015). Spinal cord injury: Exercise and clinical trials. In: Kwok-Fai So and Xiao-Ming Xu, eds. Neural Regeneration. Academic Press.
Roles, responsibilities and expertise
Head, School of Animal Biology
Head, Experimental & Regenerative Neurosciences, School of Animal Biology
National & International Grant Review Panels
Associate Editor, Evidence Based Pre-Clinical Medicine
Editorial Board, NeuroSignals
Editorial Board, Neural Regeneration Research
Committee Member, Clinical Trials Committee, Spinal Cord Injury Network https://spinalnetwork.org.au/
Board Member, Quadriplegic Centre, Perth
Funding received
2014-2016 P Batchelor, J Rosenfeld, B Freeman, S Dunlop, S Bernard, A Nunn, I Mosley, J Middleton
Immediate Cooling and Emergency Decompression (ICED) for the treatment of spinal cord injury; Pilot, safety and feasibility studies.
NHMRC APP1066217
$581,561

2014-2016 L Fitzgerald, SA Dunlop L Hool, S Hodgetts, M Kilburn
Optimising combinations of calcium channel inhibitors for treatment of secondary degeneration after neurotrauma.
NHMRC APP1061791
$657,562

2014-2018 P Batchelor, J Rosenfeld, B Freeman, S Dunlop, S Bernard, A Nunn, I Mosley, J Middleton
Immediate Cooling and Emergency Decompression (ICED) for the treatment of spinal cord injury: pilot, safety and feasibility studies.
Institute for Safety, Compensation & Recovery Research
$971,000

2010-2015 Dunlop SA
SCIPA Grant-in-Aid Matching Research Fund, University of Western Australia
$176,580

2012-2014 Dunlop SA, Fitzgerald L, Killugudi Swaminatha-Iyer, Livia Hool
Nanotechnology to stop the spread of damage after brain injury
NHMRC APP1028300
$409,790

2012-2014 Galea M, Seeman I, Dunlop SA, Brown D, Clark J, Churilov L
Can exercise early after spinal cord injury prevent deterioration of muscle and bone?
NHMRC APP1028300
$749,925

2013-2015 SA Dunlop, P Batchelor, J Buchanan, GT Allison, E Eady
Determining the reliability and validity of a brief paramedic neurological assessment.
Neurotrauma Research Program
$59,350

2013-2014 N Smith, SA Dunlop, Killugudi L. Swaminatha Iyer, Michael House
Crossing the Blood Brian Barrier: Towards intravenous delivery of theranostic nanoparticles for targeted therapy following neurotrauma.
Neurotrauma Research Program
$38,795

2015 Dunlop SA
Medical Health & Infrastructure Research Fund Round 18
WA State Government
$39,098
Languages
English
Memberships
American Society for Neuroscience
Australasian Neuroscience Society
International Spinal Cord Society
Australian Society for Medical Research
National Association of Research Fellows
Honours and awards
Awards:
1972 Barry Prize, Science. King’s College, London
1974 Associate of King’s College (AKC)
1978 Honorary Research Fellow, Women and Infants Research Foundation, 1996
Marcus Singer Medal
1977 Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision Award Commendation
1999 Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision Award Commendation,
2009 Nina Kondelos Prize, Australian Neuroscience Society, for outstanding contributions to basic/clinical neuroscience research
2012 Finalist (1 of 3) West Australian Scientist of the Year

Honors:
2010-2011 President, Australian Neuroscience Society
2012 Past President, Australasian Neuroscience Society
2011-2013 President, Federation of Asian Oceanian Neuroscience Societies
2014-2015 Past-President, Federation of Asian Oceanian Neuroscience Societies

Recent Plenary Lectures:
2006 Australian Neuroscience Society, Sydney, ANS Plenary Lecture, Australia
2006 International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, Melbourne, Australia
2007 International Congress of Neuroethology, Vancouver, Canada
2007 2nd Regional Conference on Molecular Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2009 International Brain Research Organisation / Australian Neuroscience Society, Advanced Neuroscience School on Neuroethology, Australia
2010 Federation of Asian Oceanian Neuroscience Societies (FAONS), Lucknow, India
2011 99th Indian Science Congress, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India
2012 Plenary Lecture. XXX Indian Academy of Neuroscience. Amritsar, India
2013 Australian and New Zealand Burns Association Australian Scientific Meeting. Perth, Australia
2013 Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne, Australia
2014 Plenary Lecture. Australian Spinal Cord Research Symposium ASCR, Adelaide Hilton, Adelaide, Australia
2014 Plenary Lecture. International Postgraduate Research Symposium
School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Queensland
Previous positions
1979 – 1981 Research Officer, NH&MRC, Department of Psychology, The University of Western Australia.
1982 – 1990 Senior Research Officer, NH&MRC, Department of Psychology, The University of Western Australia.
1991 – 1993 Research Fellow, NH&MRC, Department of Psychology, The University of Western Australia.
1994 – 1997 Research Fellow, NH&MRC, Department of Zoology, The University of Western Australia.
1998 – 2002 Senior Research Fellow (Level A), NH&MRC, Department of Zoology, The University of Western Australia.
2003 – 2007 Senior Research Fellow (Level B), NH&MRC, School of Animal Biology, The University of Western Australia.
1999 – 2005 Associate Professor, The University of Western Australia
2005 – 2007 Professorial Fellow (Research), The University of Western Australia
2008 – 2010 Senior Research Fellow (Level B), NH&MRC, School of Animal Biology, The University of Western Australia
2008 - 2010 Professorial Fellow (Research), The University of Western Australia
2011 – 2013 Principal Research Fellow, NHMRC
2011 – 2013 Winthrop Research Professor, The University of Western Australia
2011 – 2018 Head of School, Animal Biology
2013 – 2018 Professor, The University of Western Australia
Patents
2011 IYER Killigudi I. EVANS, Cameron William, CLEMONS, Tristan DeVere, DUNLOP, Sarah Alison, LUZINOV, Igor, ZDYRKO, Bogdan
Multifunctional Nanoparticles (PCT/AU2011/1001588)
The invention provides a nanoparticle for delivery of therapeutic agents, comprising a polymeric nanosphere and one or more detection agents, said agents for use in detecting the location of the nanoparticles. The invention further provides a transfection agent comprising an aforementioned nanoparticle.
Teaching
Invited lectures for:
Undergraduate -
BIOL1130 Foundations of Biology
ANIM3320 Comparative Neurobiology
PATH3311 Biotherapeutic Regeneration
Postgraduate -
PTMT8501 (Assessment & Clinical Reasoning) School of Surgery, Physiotherapy
PSYC8595 Clinical Neuropsychology, Plasticity and Rehabilitation, School of Psychology
Current external positions
Editorial Board NeuroSignals
Editorial Board, Neural Regeneration Research
Reviewer for Scientific Journals
Reviewer for national and international granting agencies
NHMRC Academy
Committee Member, Clinical Trials Committee, Spinal Cord Injury Network (ACN no: 130 772 851. Company name ASCIN; Trading name ANZSCIN)
https://spinalnetwork.org.au/
Board Member, Quadriplegic Centre, Perth (State Government of WA appointment)
Useful links
Spinal Cord Injury Network
https://spinalnetwork.org.au/

Experimental and Regenerative Neurosciences http://www.animals.uwa.edu.au/research/ern
RFCD
110903
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