Menzies School of Health Research

  • John Mathews Building (JMB), Building 58, Royal Darwin Hospital Campus

    0810 Tiwi

    Australia

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Menzies School of Health Research is one of Australia's leading medical research institutes dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians, and global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

Menzies' work addresses critical Indigenous health issues such as child and youth health and development, nutrition, mental health, substance abuse as well as chronic diseases such as cancer, kidney, and heart disease. In the Asia-Pacific region, Menzies' research focuses on life-threatening illnesses such as malaria and tuberculosis.

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Northern Territory Medicine & Life Sciences
Malaria Medicine & Life Sciences
Melioidosis Medicine & Life Sciences
Burkholderia pseudomallei Medicine & Life Sciences
Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Infection Medicine & Life Sciences
Population Medicine & Life Sciences
Plasmodium vivax Medicine & Life Sciences

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Profiles

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20032019
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Photo of Sarah Auburn
20082019
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20092019
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20082019
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20032019
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19992019
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20032019
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20032019
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20092019
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20012019
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20132019
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20132019
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20132019
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20062019
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20092020

Projects 2018 2018

Research Output 1991 2020

Patterns of primary health care service use of Indigenous Australians diagnosed with cancer

Valery, P. C., Bernardes, C. M., de Witt, A., Martin, J., Walpole, E., Garvey, G., Williamson, D., Meiklejohn, J., Hartel, G., Ratnasekera, I. U. & Bailie, R., Jan 2020, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 28, 1, p. 317-327 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Health Services
Primary Health Care
Vulnerable Populations
Neoplasms
Comorbidity

3,3′-Disubstituted 5,5′-Bi(1,2,4-triazine) Derivatives with Potent in Vitro and in Vivo Antimalarial Activity

Xue, L., Shi, D. H., Harjani, J. R., Huang, F., Beveridge, J. G., Dingjan, T., Ban, K., Diab, S., Duffy, S., Lucantoni, L., Fletcher, S., Chiu, F. C. K., Blundell, S., Ellis, K., Ralph, S. A., Wirjanata, G., Teguh, S., Noviyanti, R., Chavchich, M., Creek, D. & 10 others, Price, R. N., Marfurt, J., Charman, S. A., Cuellar, M. E., Strasser, J. M., Dahlin, J. L., Walters, M. A., Edstein, M. D., Avery, V. M. & Baell, J. B., 14 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 62, 5, p. 2485-2498 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Antimalarials
Plasmodium falciparum
Plasmodium vivax
Triazines
Parasitemia

A biological model of scabies infection dynamics and treatment informs mass drug administration strategies to increase the likelihood of elimination

Lydeamore, M. J., Campbell, P. T., Regan, D. G., Tong, S. Y. C., Andrews, R. M., Steer, A. C., Romani, L., Kaldor, J. M., McVernon, J. & McCaw, J. M., Mar 2019, In : Mathematical Biosciences. 309, March, p. 163-173 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Scabies
scabies
Biological Models
Infection
Elimination

Aboriginal alcohol policy and practice in Australia: A case study of unintended consequences

d'Abbs, P., Burlayn & Jamijin, 1 Apr 2019, In : International Journal of Drug Policy. 66, April, p. 9-14 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Alcohols
Northern Territory
Local Government
Federal Government
Policy Making

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people's domains of wellbeing: A comprehensive literature review

Butler, T. L., Anderson, K., Garvey, G., Cunningham, J., Ratcliffe, J., Tong, A., Whop, L. J., Cass, A., Dickson, M. & Howard, K., 1 Jul 2019, In : Social Science and Medicine. 233, July, p. 138-157 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Quality of Life
quality of life
Literature
Spirituality
Health

Aboriginal women have a higher risk of cervical abnormalities at screening; South Australia, 1993–2016

Li, M., Roder, D., Whop, L. J., Diaz, A., Baade, P. D., Brotherton, J. M., Canfell, K., Cunningham, J., Garvey, G., Moore, S. P., O'Connell, D. L., Valery, P. C. & Condon, J. R., 1 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Medical Screening. 26, 2, p. 104-112 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

South Australia
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Cell Biology

A cluster of acute rheumatic fever cases among Aboriginal Australians in a remote community with high baseline incidence

Francis, J. R., Gargan, C., Remenyi, B., Ralph, A. P., Draper, A., Holt, D., Krause, V. & Hardie, K., 17 Apr 2019, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 43, 3, p. 288-293 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Rheumatic Fever
Incidence
Streptococcus
Public Health
Disease Outbreaks
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A cluster of melioidosis infections in hatchling saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) resolved using genome-wide comparison of a common north Australian strain of Burkholderia pseudomallei

Rachlin, A., Kleinecke, M., Kaestli, M., Mayo, M., Webb, J. R., Rigas, V., Shilton, C., Benedict, S., Dyrting, K. & Currie, B. J., 21 Aug 2019, In : Microbial Genomics. 5, 8, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Melioidosis
Burkholderia pseudomallei
Alligators and Crocodiles
Genome
Infection

A comparison of flocked nylon swabs and non-flocked rayon swabs for detection of respiratory bacteria in nasopharyngeal carriage in Australian Indigenous children

Wigger, C., Morris, P. S., Stevens, M., Smith-Vaughan, H., Hare, K., Beissbarth, J. & Leach, A. J., 1 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 157, p. 47-49 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Nylons
Bacteria
Haemophilus influenzae
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Moraxella (Branhamella) catarrhalis

Acute kidney injury in Indigenous Australians: an unrecognised priority for action

Cass, A. & Hughes, J. T., 1 Jul 2019, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 211, 1, p. 14-15 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearchpeer-review

Acute Kidney Injury
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Addressing Profound Disadvantages to Improve Indigenous Health and Reduce Hospitalisation: A Collaborative Community Program in Remote Northern Territory

Quilty, S., Wood, L., Scrimgeour, S., Shannon, G., Sherman, E., Lake, B., Budd, R., Lawton, P. & Moloney, M., 6 Nov 2019, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16, 22, p. 1-12 12 p., 4306.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Northern Territory
Homeless Persons
Hospital Emergency Service
Hospitalization
Case Management

Adherence to Treatment Guidelines in Heart Failure Patients in the Top End Region of Northern Territory

Mu, M., Majoni, S. W., Iyngkaran, P., Haste, M. & Kangaharan, N., Jul 2019, In : Heart Lung and Circulation. 28, 7, p. 1042-1049 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Northern Territory
Heart Failure
Guidelines
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

Adjunctive protein synthesis inhibitor antibiotics for toxin suppression in Staphylococcus aureus infections: a systematic appraisal

Campbell, A. J., Dotel, R., Blyth, C. C., Davis, J. S., Tong, S. Y. C. & Bowen, A. C., 1 Jan 2019, In : The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy. 74, 1, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
Staphylococcus aureus
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Exotoxins
Infection

Adjunctive vitamin D in tuberculosis treatment: meta-analysis of individual participant data

Jolliffe, D. A., Ganmaa, D., Wejse, C., Raqib, R., Haq, M. A., Salahuddin, N., Daley, P. K., Ralph, A. P., Ziegler, T. R. & Martineau, A. R., Mar 2019, In : The European respiratory journal. 53, 3, 1802003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Sputum
Vitamin D
Meta-Analysis
Tuberculosis
Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Adrenal crisis

Louise Rushworth, R., Torpy, D. J. & Falhammar, H., 29 Aug 2019, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 381, 9, p. 852-861 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Adrenal Insufficiency
Glucocorticoids
Epidemiology
Survival
Therapeutics
5 Downloads (Pure)

Adrenal insufficiency due to bilateral adrenal metastases – A systematic review and meta-analysis

Tallis, P. H., Rushworth, R. L., Torpy, D. J. & Falhammar, H., 1 May 2019, In : Heliyon. 5, 5, p. 1-8 8 p., e01783.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Adrenal Insufficiency
Meta-Analysis
Neoplasm Metastasis
Hydrocortisone
Hyperkalemia

A follow-up of sunscreen use and sun-protection practices in Darwin: a cross-sectional survey

Ma, J. H. Y., Chatfield, M. D., Campbell, K. & Tilakaratne, D., 24 Jul 2019, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. p. 1-2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Sunscreening Agents
Solar System
Cross-Sectional Studies

A general protein O-glycosylation machinery conserved in Burkholderia species improves bacterial fitness and elicits glycan immunogenicity in humans

Fathy Mohamed, Y., Scott, N. E., Molinaro, A., Creuzenet, C., Ortega, X., Lertmemongkolchai, G., Tunney, M. M., Green, H., Jones, A. M., DeShazer, D., Currie, B. J., Foster, L. J., Ingram, R., De Castro, C. & Valvano, M. A., 6 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 294, 36, p. 13248-13268 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Burkholderia
Glycosylation
Machinery
Polysaccharides
Burkholderia cenocepacia

Air pollution is not 'the new smoking': Comparing the disease burden of air pollution and smoking across the globe, 1990-2017

Gao, W., Sanna, M., Hefler, M. & Wen, C. P., 14 Oct 2019, In : Tobacco Control. p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Air Pollution
air pollution
nicotine
smoking
Smoking

Alcohol supply as a favour for a friend: Scenarios of alcohol supply to younger friends and siblings

Lam, T., Ogeil, R. P., Fischer, J., Midford, R., Lubman, D. I., Gilmore, W., Chikritzhs, T. N., Liang, W., Lenton, S. R., Aiken, A. & Allsop, S., 7 Jun 2019, In : Health Promotion Journal of Australia. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Siblings
Alcohols
Social Support
Alcohol Drinking
Interviews