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

Photo of Ross Andrews
20032020
Photo of Nicholas Anstey
20032020
Photo of Sarah Auburn
20082019
Photo of Bridget Barber
20092020
Photo of Elizabeth Barr
20082020
Photo of Michael Binks
20032019
Photo of Alan Cass
19992020
Photo of Anne Chang
20032020
Photo of John Condon
20032019
No photo of Frances Cunningham
20092019
Photo of Joan Cunningham
20012019
Photo of Peter Dabbs
20032020
Photo of Jane Davies
20132019
Photo of Joshua Davis
20032020
Photo of Karen Dempsey
20132019
Photo of Abbey-Rose Diaz
20132019
Photo of Gail Garvey
20092020
Photo of Philip Giffard

Philip Giffard

Person: Research and Teaching

20042019

Projects 2018 2018

Research Output 1991 2020

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., Jan 2020, In : Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 31, 1, p. 112-120 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Siblings
Alcohols
Social Support
Alcohol Drinking
Interviews

All-cause mortality following low-dose aspirin treatment for patients with high cardiovascular risk in remote Australian Aboriginal communities: An observational study

Zhao, Y., Jeyaraman, K., Burgess, P., Connors, C., Guthridge, S., Maple-Brown, L. & Falhammar, H., 2 Jan 2020, In : BMJ Open. 10, 1, p. 1-9 9 p., e030034.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Aspirin
Observational Studies
Mortality
Therapeutics
Hemorrhage

Antibiotics versus topical antiseptics for chronic suppurative otitis media

Head, K., Chong, L. Y., Bhutta, M. F., Morris, P. S., Vijayasekaran, S., Burton, M. J., Schilder, A. G. M. & Brennan-Jones, C. G., 6 Jan 2020, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2020, 1, p. 1-77 77 p., CD013056.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Suppurative Otitis Media
Local Anti-Infective Agents
Ear
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Quinolones

Antimalarial Drugs

McCarthy, JS. & Price, R., 2020, Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's principles and practice of infectious diseases. Bennett, J. E., Dolin, R. & Blaser, M. J. (eds.). 9th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, p. 519-534 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Antimalarials

Antimicrobial resistance and antibiotic use in Timor-Leste: building surveillance capacity with a One Health approach

Francis, J. R., Sarmento, N., Draper, A. D. K., Marr, I., Ting, S., Fancourt, N., Alves, L., Champlin, K., Bongers, A. & Yan, J., 15 Jan 2020, In : Communicable diseases intelligence (2018). 44, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Capacity Building
Microbial Drug Resistance
Agriculture
Fisheries
School Health Services

A Rationale for Change: An Increase in Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Fully Vaccinated Children

Blyth, C. C., Jayasinghe, S. H. & Andrews, R., 15 Feb 2020, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 70, 4, p. 680-683 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Appointments and Schedules
Conjugate Vaccines
13-valent pneumococcal vaccine

Are general practitioners getting the information they need from hospitals and specialists to provide quality cancer care for Indigenous Australians?

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 : Internal Medicine Journal. 50, 1, p. 38-47 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Quality of Health Care
General Practitioners
Neoplasms
Primary Health Care
Communication

Burkholderia pseudomallei and Burkholderia mallei: Melioidosis and Glanders

Currie, B., 2020, Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's principles and practice of infectious diseases. Bennett, J. E., Dolin, R. & Blaser, M. J. (eds.). 9th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, p. 2706-2715 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Burkholderia mallei
Glanders
Melioidosis
Burkholderia pseudomallei

Case Report: A Case of Primaquine-Induced Hemoglobinuria in Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficient Malaria Patient in Southeastern Bangladesh

Phru, C. S., Kibria, M. G., Thriemer, K., Chowdhury, M. U., Jahan, N., Aktaruzzaman, M. M., Rahmat, H., Satyagraha, A. W., Prue, A. S., Khan, W. A., Ley, B. & Alam, M. S., 8 Jan 2020, In : The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene . 102, 1, p. 156-158 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hemoglobinuria
Primaquine
Bangladesh
Glucosephosphate Dehydrogenase
Malaria

Cell-Free Hemoglobin Is Associated With Increased Vascular Resistance and Reduced Peripheral Perfusion in Severe Malaria

Kingston, H. W. F., Ghose, A., Rungpradubvong, V., Satitthummanid, S., Herdman, M. T., Plewes, K., Ishioka, H., Leopold, S. J., Sinha, I., Intharabut, B., Piera, K., McNeil, Y., Mohanty, S., Maude, R. J., White, N. J., Day, N. P. J., Yeo, T. W., Hossain, M. A., Anstey, N. M. & Dondorp, A. M., 1 Jan 2020, In : The Journal of infectious diseases. 221, 1, p. 127-137 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Vascular Resistance
Malaria
Hemoglobins
Perfusion
Hematocrit

Chronic condition risk factor change over time in a remote Indigenous community

Strate, K., Brimblecombe, J., Maple-Brown, L., Garrngulkpuy, J., Maypilama, E., Scarlett, M., O'Dea, K. & Barr, E. L., 13 Jan 2020, In : Rural and Remote Health. 20, 1, p. 1-12 12 p., 4452.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Health Promotion
health promotion
community
Body Composition
chronic illness

Chronic kidney disease and socio-economic status: a cross sectional study

Ritte, R. E., Lawton, P., Hughes, J. T., Barzi, F., Brown, A., Mills, P., Hoy, W., O’Dea, K., Cass, A. & Maple-Brown, L., 2 Jan 2020, In : Ethnicity and Health. 25, 1, p. 93-109 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Chronic Renal Insufficiency
cross-sectional study
Cross-Sectional Studies
Economics
Disease

Comparative genomic analysis identifies X-factor (haemin)-independent Haemophilus haemolyticus: a formal re-classification of 'Haemophilus intermedius'

Harris, T. M., Price, E. P., Sarovich, D. S., Nørskov-Lauritsen, N., Beissbarth, J., Chang, A. B. & Smith-Vaughan, H. C., 1 Jan 2020, In : Microbial Genomics. 6, 1, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Haemophilus
Hemin
Haemophilus parainfluenzae
Haemophilus influenzae
Genome

Cord blood metabolic markers are strong mediators of the effect of maternal adiposity on fetal growth in pregnancies across the glucose tolerance spectrum: the PANDORA study

On behalf of PANDORA Study research team, 8 Jan 2020, In : Diabetologia. 63, 3, p. 497-507 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Adiposity
Pregnancy Outcome
Fetal Development
Fetal Blood
C-Peptide

CRyptOcoccosis in Newcastle and the hUnTer (CRONUT) – An epidemiological study

Hughes, C. M., Lennon, D. & Davis, J. S., Feb 2020, In : Infection, Disease and Health. 25, 1, p. 34-42 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cryptococcus gattii
Cryptococcosis
Cryptococcus neoformans
Epidemiologic Studies
Antigens

Diarrhoeal disease and subsequent risk of death in infants and children residing in low-income and middle-income countries: analysis of the GEMS case-control study and 12-month GEMS-1A follow-on study

Levine, M. M., Nasrin, D., Acácio, S., Bassat, Q., Powell, H., Tennant, S. M., Sow, S. O., Sur, D., Zaidi, A. K. M., Faruque, A. S. G., Hossain, M. J., Alonso, P. L., Breiman, R. F., O'Reilly, C. E., Mintz, E. D., Omore, R., Ochieng, J. B., Oundo, J. O., Tamboura, B., Sanogo, D. & 21 others, Onwuchekwa, U., Manna, B., Ramamurthy, T., Kanungo, S., Ahmed, S., Qureshi, S., Quadri, F., Hossain, A., Das, S. K., Antonio, M., Saha, D., Mandomando, I., Blackwelder, W. C., Farag, T., Wu, Y., Houpt, E. R., Verweiij, J. J., Sommerfelt, H., Nataro, J. P., Robins-Browne, R. M. & Kotloff, K. L., Feb 2020, In : The Lancet Global Health. 8, 2, p. e204-e214 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Multicenter Studies
Case-Control Studies
Diarrhea
Infant Death
Shigella
Tobacco
Smoking
Shame
Referral and Consultation
Northern Territory

Double Burden of Underweight and Overweight among Women in South and Southeast Asia: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Biswas, T., Magalhaes, R. J. S., Townsend, N., Das, S. K. & Mamun, A., Jan 2020, In : Advances in nutrition (Bethesda, Md.). 11, 1, p. 128-143 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Southeastern Asia
underweight
Thinness
South Asia
systematic review

Enhancing Social and Emotional Wellbeing of Aboriginal Boarding Students: Evaluation of a Social and Emotional Learning Pilot Program

Franck, L., Midford, R., Cahill, H., Buergelt, P. T., Robinson, G., Leckning, B. & Paton, D., 1 Feb 2020, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17, 3, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Learning
Students
Focus Groups
Interviews
Social Environment

Exploring definitions of success in Northern Territory Indigenous higher education policy

Street, C. L., Smith, J. A., Robertson, K., Guenther, J., Motlap, S. D., Ludwig, W., Woodroffe, T., Gillan, K., Ober, R., Larkin, S., Shannon, V. & Hill, G., 30 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Educational Administration and History. p. 1-21 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

education
dialogue
governance