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PROF Mark Oliver

Positions

  • Gastroenterology (Nutrition, Hepatology)

Overview

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  • a Consultant in Paediatric Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Hepatology
    Department of Gastroenterology and Clinical Nutrition, Royal Children’s Hospital R.C.H, Melbourne, Victoria 1995 onwards

    b Head of Clinical Services
    Department of Gastroenterology and Clinical Nutrition,
    Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 2002 onwards

    c Associate Professor
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne 2004 onwards

    d Research Fellow
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute M.C.R.I, 2002 onwards

    e Deputy Director
    Department of Gastroenterology and Clinical Nutrition,
    Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 2008 onwards
       

Affiliation

Member of

  • Gastroenterological Society of Australia. Member 2000 -
  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Member 2000 -
  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Research Advisory Committee Member 2000 -

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Additional Grant Information

  • Neurotransmitters in the myenteric plexus of the rat: the effect of partial intestinal obstruction and chronic laxative usage. MR Oliver, J Hutson, AG Catto-Smith. RCH Research Institute,1997-98, $10,000


    Slow transit constipation in children: the role of tachykinin. A functional cause for severe and intractable constipation. J Hutson, CW Chow, MR Oliver, J Wheatley, J Bornstein. RCH Research Institute,1998-99, $40,000


    Victorian Government Grant. Home enteral nutrition program (MR Oliver co-supervisor for CF studies), 1998-99, $120,000


    Slow transit constipation in children: the role of tachykinin. A functional cause for severe and intractable constipation. J Hutson, CW Chow, MR Oliver, J Wheatley, J Bornstein. RCH Research Institute,1999-2000, $60,000


    Bone mineral density in children with cystic fibrosis. MR Oliver, F Cameron, P Robinson and E Volders. Nutricia and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute MCRI, 2000-2001, $19,000


    Infective cholangitis: role in cystic fibrosis associated liver disease. MR Oliver, R Robbins-Browne, CW Chow. Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, 2000-2001, $38,000


    Development of an instrument to measure compliance in Coeliac Disease. A O’Callaghan, AG Catto-Smith, MR Oliver, MCRI, 2002, $3,000


    Follow-up of children with anorectal malformations and Hirschsprung’s Disease. AG Catto-Smith, MR Oliver, J Hutson, Commonwealth Government Grant Dept of Health and Aged Care 2002-2004, $100,000
       

Awards

Education and training

  • D(Med), University of New South Wales 1998
  • MBBS, University of Sydney 1985

Awards and honors

  • Albert Provinical Paedaitric Research Award, Albert Provinical Paedaitric Research, 1995
  • Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation Fellowship Award, Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation, 1994
  • Fellowship Award, Canadian Association of Gastroenterology, 1993
  • Prince of Wales Children's Hospital Foundation Award, Prince of Wales Children's Hospital Foundation, 1991
  • Prince of Wales Children's Hospital Alumni Fellowship, Prince of Wales Children's Hospital, 1991
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, 1986

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