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A healthy dietary pattern associates with a lower risk of a first clinical diagnosis of ce..
Application of the NIA-AA Research Framework: Towards a Biological Definition of Alzheimer..
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Determining Normal Prion Protein Function, Emphasising The Role Played By Protein Cleavage, And Also Defining The Relationship Between Surveillance Intensity And Annual Sporadic Cjd Incidence
As a neurologist undertaking research into prion diseases over an extended period, I have been able to lead and participate in many projects..
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A pilot study of the utility of cerebrospinal fluid neurofilament light chain in differentiating neurodegenerative from psychiatric disorders: A 'C-reactive protein' for psychiatrists and neurologists?
Dhamidhu Eratne, Samantha M Loi, Nirbaanjot Walia, Sarah Farrand, Qiao-Xin Li, Shiji Varghese, Mark Walterfang, Andrew Evans, Ramon Mocellin, Kunal Dhiman, Veer Gupta, Charles B Malpas, Steven Collins, Colin L Masters, Dennis Velakoulis
Journal article | 2020 | Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
OBJECTIVE: Neurofilament light has shown promise as a biomarker for diagnosis, staging and prognosis in a wide range of neurologic..
A healthy dietary pattern associates with a lower risk of a first clinical diagnosis of central nervous system demyelination
Lucinda J Black, Charlotte Rowley, Jill Sherriff, Gavin Pereira, Anne-Louise Ponsonby, Robyn M Lucas, Jeffrey Blackie, Richard Bourke, John Cameron, Ross Carne, Ben Clark, Steven Collins, Diana Conrad, Michael Coroneos, Nicholas Downie, David Floate, Peter Gates, Kerryn Green, Erwin Groeneveld, John Harrison, et al.
Journal article | 2019 | Multiple Sclerosis Journal
Application of the NIA-AA Research Framework: Towards a Biological Definition of Alzheimer's Disease using Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers in the AIBL Study
SC Burnham, PM Coloma, Q-X Li, S Collins, G Savage, S Laws, J Doecke, P Maruff, RN Martins, D Ames, CC Rowe, CL Masters, VL Villemagne
Journal article | 2019 | The journal of prevention of Alzheimer's disease
Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease surveillance in Australia: update to December 2017
Christiane Stehmann, Shannon Sarros, Matteo Senesi, Victoria Lewis, Marion Simpson, Catriona McLean, Colin Masters, Steven Collins
Journal article | 2019 | Communicable Diseases Intelligence
Nationwide surveillance of human prion diseases (also known as transmissible spongiform encephalopathies), the most common being C..
Age at onset in genetic prion disease and the design of preventive clinical trials
Eric Vallabh Minikel, Sonia M Vallabh, Margaret C Orseth, Jean-Philippe Brandel, Stephane Haik, Jean-Louis Laplanche, Inga Zerr, Piero Parchi, Sabina Capellari, Jiri Safar, Janna Kenny, Jamie C Fong, Leonel T Takada, Claudia Ponto, Peter Hermann, Tobias Knipper, Christiane Stehmann, Tetsuyuki Kitamoto, Ryusuke Ae, Tsuyoshi Hamaguchi, et al.
Journal article | 2019 | Neurology
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether preventive trials in genetic prion disease could be designed to follow presymptomatic mutation car..
ATN profiles among cognitively normal individuals and longitudinal cognitive outcomes
Anja Soldan, Corinne Pettigrew, Anne M Fagan, Suzanne E Schindler, Abhay Moghekar, Christopher Fowler, Qiao-Xin Li, Steven J Collins, Cynthia Carlsson, Sanjay Asthana, Colin L Masters, Sterling Johnson, John C Morris, Marilyn Albert, Alden L Gross
Journal article | 2019 | Neurology
OBJECTIVE: To examine the long-term cognitive trajectories of individuals with normal cognition at baseline and distinct amyloid/t..
Early existence and biochemical evolution characterise acutely synaptotoxic PrPSc
Simote Totauhelotu Foliaki, Victoria Lewis, Abu Mohammed Taufiqual Islam, Laura Jane Ellett, Matteo Senesi, David Isaac Finkelstein, Blaine Roberts, Victoria A Lawson, Paul Anthony Adlard, Steven John Collins
Journal article | 2019 | PLOS Pathogens
Cerebrospinal Fluid Total Prion Protein in the Spectrum of Prion Diseases
Anna Villar-Pique, Matthias Schmitz, Ingolf Lachmann, Andre Karch, Olga Calero, Christiane Stehmann, Shannon Sarros, Anna Ladogana, Anna Poleggi, Isabel Santana, Isidre Ferrer, Eva Mitrova, Dana Zakova, Maurizio Pocchiari, Ines Baldeiras, Miguel Calero, Steven J Collins, Michael D Geschwind, Raquel Sanchez-Valle, Inga Zerr, et al.
Journal article | 2019 | Molecular Neurobiology
Secreted cellular prion protein binds doxorubicin and correlates with anthracycline resistance in breast cancer
Adrian P Wiegmans, Jodi M Saunus, Sunyoung Ham, Richard Lobb, Jamie R Kutasovic, Andrew J Dalley, Mariska Miranda, Caroline Atkinson, Simote T Foliaki, Kaltin Ferguson, Colleen Niland, Cameron N Johnstone, Victoria Lewis, Steven J Collins, Sunil R Lakhani, Fares Al-Ejeh, Andreas Moller
Journal article | 2019 | JCI Insight
Supranutritional Sodium Selenate Supplementation Delivers Selenium to the Central Nervous System: Results from a Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial in Alzheimer's Disease
Barbara R Cardoso, Blaine R Roberts, Charles B Malpas, Lucy Vivash, Sila Genc, Michael M Saling, Patricia Desmond, Christopher Steward, Rodney J Hicks, Jason Callahan, Amy Brodtmann, Steven Collins, Stephen Macfarlane, Niall M Corcoran, Christopher M Hovens, Dennis Velakoulis, Terence J O'Brien, Dominic J Hare, Ashley I Bush
Journal article | 2019 | Neurotherapeutics
Prion acute synaptotoxicity is largely driven by protease-resistant PrPSc species
Simote Totauhelotu Foliaki, Victoria Lewis, David Isaac Finkelstein, Victoria Lawson, Harold Arthur Coleman, Matteo Senesi, Abu Mohammed Taufiqual Islam, Feng Chen, Shannon Sarros, Blaine Roberts, Paul Anthony Adlard, Steven John Collins
Journal article | 2018 | PLOS Pathogens
CSF Tau supplements 14-3-3 protein detection for sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease diagnosis while transitioning to next generation diagnostics
Qiao-Xin Li, Shiji Varghese, Shannon Sarros, Christiane Stehmann, James D Doecke, Christopher J Fowler, Colin L Masters, Steven J Collins
Journal article | 2018 | Journal of Clinical Neuroscience
Iatrogenic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease with Amyloid-beta pathology: an international study
Ignazio Cali, Mark L Cohen, Stephane Haik, Piero Parchi, Giorgio Giaccone, Steven J Collins, Diane Kofskey, Han Wang, Catriona A McLean, Jean-Philippe Brandel, Nicolas Privat, Veronique Sazdovitch, Charles Duyckaerts, Tetsuyuki Kitamoto, Ermias D Belay, Ryan A Maddox, Fabrizio Tagliavini, Maurizio Pocchiari, Ellen Leschek, Brian S Appleby, et al.
Journal article | 2018 | Acta Neuropathologica Communications
Concordance Between Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers with Alzheimer's Disease Pathology Between Three Independent Assay Platforms
James D Doecke, Alan Rembach, Victor L Villemagne, Shiji Varghese, Stephanie Rainey-Smith, Shannon Sarros, Lisbeth A Evered, Christopher J Fowler, Kelly K Pertile, Rebecca L Rumble, Brett Trounson, Kevin Taddei, Simon M Laws, S Lance Macaulay, Ashley I Bush, Kathryn A Ellis, Ralph Martins, David Ames, Brendan Silbert, Hugo Vanderstichele, et al.
Journal article | 2018 | Journal of Alzheimer's Disease
The real-time quaking-induced conversion assay for detection of human prion disease and study of other protein misfolding diseases
Matthias Schmitz, Maria Cramm, Franc Llorens, Dominik Mueller-Cramm, Steven Collins, Ryuichiro Atarashi, Katsuya Satoh, Christina D Orru, Bradley R Groveman, Saima Zafar, Walter J Schulz-Schaeffer, Byron Caughey, Inga Zerr
Journal article | 2016 | Nature Protocols
Cerebrospinal Fluid Real-Time Quaking-Induced Conversion Is a Robust and Reliable Test for Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: An International Study
Lynne I McGuire, Anna Poleggi, Ilaria Poggiolini, Silvia Suardi, Katarina Grznarova, Song Shi, Bart de Vil, Shannon Sarros, Katsuya Satoh, Keding Cheng, Maria Cramm, Graham Fairfoul, Matthias Schmitz, Inga Zerr, Patrick Cras, Michele Equestre, Fabrizio Tagliavini, Ryuichiro Atarashi, David Knox, Steven Collins, et al.
Journal article | 2016 | Annals of Neurology
Validation of 14-3-3 Protein as a Marker in Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Diagnostic
Matthias Schmitz, Elisabeth Ebert, Katharina Stoeck, Andre Karch, Steven Collins, Miguel Calero, Theodor Sklaviadis, Jean-Louis Laplanche, Ewa Golanska, Ines Baldeiras, Katsuya Satoh, Raquel Sanchez-Valle, Anna Ladogana, Anders Skinningsrud, Anna-Lena Hammarin, Eva Mitrova, Franc Llorens, Yong Sun Kim, Alison Green, Inga Zerr
Journal article | 2016 | Molecular Neurobiology
Stability and Reproducibility Underscore Utility of RT-QuIC for Diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
Maria Cramm, Matthias Schmitz, Andre Karch, Eva Mitrova, Franziska Kuhn, Bjoern Schroeder, Alex Raeber, Daniela Varges, Yong-Sun Kim, Katsuya Satoh, Steven Collins, Inga Zerr
Journal article | 2016 | Molecular Neurobiology
Quantifying prion disease penetrance using large population control cohorts
Eric Vallabh Minikel, Sonia M Vallabh, Monkol Lek, Karol Estrada, Kaitlin E Samocha, J Fah Sathirapongsasuti, Cory Y McLean, Joyce Y Tung, Linda PC Yu, Pierluigi Gambetti, Janis Blevins, Shulin Zhang, Yvonne Cohen, Wei Chen, Masahito Yamada, Tsuyoshi Hamaguchi, Nobuo Sanjo, Hidehiro Mizusawa, Yosikazu Nakamura, Tetsuyuki Kitamoto, et al.
Journal article | 2016 | Science Translational Medicine
A Phase IIa Randomized Control Trial of VEL015 ( Sodium Selenate) in Mild-Moderate Alzheimer's Disease
Charles B Malpas, Lucy Vivash, Sila Genc, Michael M Saling, Patricia Desmond, Christopher Steward, Rodney J Hicks, Jason Callahan, Amy Brodtmann, Steven Collins, Stephen Macfarlane, Niall M Corcoran, Christopher M Hovens, Dennis Velakoulis, Terence J O'Brien
Journal article | 2016 | Journal of Alzheimer's Disease
High Content, Multi-Parameter Analyses in Buccal Cells to Identify Alzheimer's Disease
Maxime Francois, Michael F Fenech, Philip Thomas, Maryam Hor, Alan Rembach, Ralph N Martins, Stephanie R Rainey-Smith, Colin L Masters, David Ames, Christopher C Rowe, S Lance Macaulay, Andrew F Hill, Wayne R Leifert
Journal article | 2016 | Current Alzheimer Research
Alzheimer's disease cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers are not influenced by gravity drip or aspiration extraction methodology
Alan Rembach, Lisbeth A Evered, Qiao-Xin Lii, Tabitha Nash, Lesley Vidaurre, Christopher J Fowler, Kelly K Pertile, Rebecca L Rumble, Brett O Trounson, Sarah Maher, Francis Mooney, Maree Farrow, Kevin Taddei, Stephanie Rainey-Smith, Simon M Laws, S Lance Macaulay, William Wilson, David G Darby, Ralph N Martins, David Ames, et al.
Journal article | 2015 | Alzheimer's Research & Therapy
A Genome Wide Association Study Links Glutamate Receptor Pathway to Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Risk
Pascual Sanchez-Juan, Matthew T Bishop, Gabor G Kovacs, Miguel Calero, Yurii S Aulchenko, Anna Ladogana, Alison Boyd, Victoria Lewis, Claudia Ponto, Olga Calero, Anna Poleggi, Angel Carracedo, Sven J van der Lee, Thomas Stroebel, Fernando Rivadeneira, Albert Hofman, Stephane Haik, Onofre Combarros, Jose Berciano, Andre G Uitterlinden, et al.
Journal article | 2015 | PLOS ONE
Alzheimer's Disease Normative Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers Validated in PET Amyloid-beta Characterized Subjects from the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle (AIBL) study
Qiao-Xin Li, Victor L Villemagne, James D Doecke, Alan Rembach, Shannon Sarros, Shiji Varghese, Amelia McGlade, Katrina M Laughton, Kelly K Pertile, Christopher J Fowler, Rebecca L Rumble, Brett O Trounson, Kevin Taddei, Stephanie R Rainey-Smith, Simon M Laws, Joanne S Robertson, Lisbeth A Evered, Brendan Silbert, Kathryn A Ellis, Christopher C Rowe, et al.
Journal article | 2015 | Journal of Alzheimer's Disease
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease surveillance in Australia, update to December 2013.
Genevieve M Klug, Alison Boyd, Shannon Sarros, Christiane Stehmann, Marion Simpson, Catriona A McLean, Collin L Masters, Stephen J Collins
Journal article | 2014 | Communicable diseases intelligence quarterly report
Nation-wide surveillance of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies including Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, is performed by the Aus..
Ascertainment Bias Causes False Signal of Anticipation in Genetic Prion Disease
Eric Vallabh Minikel, Inga Zerr, Steven J Collins, Claudia Ponto, Alison Boyd, Genevieve Klug, Andre Karch, Joanna Kenny, John Collinge, Leonel T Takada, Sven Forner, Jamie C Fong, Simon Mead, Michael D Geschwind
Journal article | 2014 | The American Journal of Human Genetics
Antioxidant and Metal Chelation-Based Therapies in the Treatment of Prion Disease.
Marcus W Brazier, Anthony G Wedd, Steven J Collins
Journal article | 2014 | Antioxidants
Many neurodegenerative disorders involve the accumulation of multimeric assemblies and amyloid derived from misfolded conformers o..
Intensity of human prion disease surveillance predicts observed disease incidence
Genevieve MJA Klug, Handan Wand, Marion Simpson, Alison Boyd, Matthew Law, Colin L Masters, Radoslav Matej, Rachel Howley, Michael Farrell, Maren Breithaupt, Inga Zerr, Cornelia van Duijn, Carla Ibrahim-Verbaas, Jan Mackenzie, Robert G Will, Jean-Philippe Brandel, Annick Alperovitch, Herbert Budka, Gabor G Kovacs, Gerard H Jansen, et al.
Journal article | 2013 | Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
Unusual Clinical and Molecular-Pathological Profile of Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker Disease Associated With a Novel PRNP Mutation (V176G)
Marion Simpson, Vanessa Johanssen, Alison Boyd, Genevieve Klug, Colin L Masters, Qiao-Xin Li, Roger Pamphlett, Catriona McLean, Victoria Lewis, Steven J Collins
Journal article | 2013 | JAMA Neurology
Surveillance for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in Australia: update to December 2012.
Genevieve M Klug, Alison Boyd, Teresa Zhao, Christiane Stehmann, Marion Simpson, Catriona A McLean, Colin L Masters, Steven J Collins
Journal article | 2013 | Communicable diseases intelligence quarterly report
Nation-wide surveillance for transmissible spongiform encephalopathies including Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is undertaken by ..
CSF biomarker variability in the Alzheimer's Association quality control program
Niklas Mattsson, Ulf Andreasson, Staffan Persson, Maria C Carrillo, Steven Collins, Sonia Chalbot, Neal Cutler, Diane Dufour-Rainfray, Anne M Fagan, Niels HH Heegaard, Ging-Yuek Robin Hsiung, Bradley Hyman, Khalid Iqbal, D Richard Lachno, Alberto Lleo, Piotr Lewczuk, Jose L Molinuevo, Piero Parchi, Axel Regeniter, Robert Rissman, et al.
Journal article | 2013 | Alzheimer's & Dementia
Immunotherapeutic approaches in prion disease: progress, challenges and potential directions.
Marcus W Brazier, Alexandra I Mot, Anthony R White, Steven J Collins
Journal article | 2013 | Therapeutic Delivery
Therapeutic trials utilizing animal models of prion disease have explored a variety of compounds and a number of approaches with v..
Surveillance of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in Australia: update to December 2011.
Genevieve M Klug, Alison Boyd, Amelia McGlade, Christiane Stehmann, Marion Simpson, Colin L Masters, Steven J Collins
Journal article | 2012 | Communicable diseases intelligence quarterly report
The Australian National Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease Registry (ANCJDR) is a Commonwealth Government-funded surveillance unit, respons..
Health professions and risk of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, 1965 to 2010
E Alcalde-Cabero, J Almazan-Isla, JP Brandel, M Breithaupt, J Catarino, S Collins, J Haybaeck, R Hoeftberger, E Kahana, GG Kovacs, A Ladogana, E Mitrova, A Molesworth, Y Nakamura, M Pocchiari, M Popovic, M Ruiz-Tovar, AL Taratuto, C van Duijn, M Yamada, et al.
Journal article | 2012 | Eurosurveillance
Objective measurements of surveillance intensity predict disease incidence and guide ascertainment adequacy in sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
Steven Collins, Genevieve Klug, Handan Wand, Marion Simpson, Alison Boyd, Matthew Law, Colin Masters, Radoslav Matej, Rachel Howley, Michael Farrell, Maren Breithaupt, Inga Zerr, Jan McKenzie, Robert Will, Jean-Philippe Brandel, Annick Alperovitch, Herbert Budka, Gabor Kovacs, Gerard Jansen, Michael Coulthard
Journal article | 2012 | PRION
Microwave Synthesis of Prion Protein Fragments up to 111 Amino Acids in Length Generates Biologically Active Peptides
John A Karas, Martin Boland, Cathryn Haigh, Vanessa Johanssen, Andrew Hill, Kevin Barnham, Steven Collins, Denis Scanlon
Journal article | 2012 | International Journal of Peptide Research and Therapeutics
Misfolded conformers of the prion protein are aetiologically implicated in neurodegenerative conditions termed prion diseases (als..
Acute exposure to prion infection induces transient oxidative stress progressing to be cumulatively deleterious with chronic propagation in vitro
Cathryn L Haigh, Amelia R McGlade, Victoria Lewis, Colin L Masters, Victoria A Lawson, Steven J Collins
Journal article | 2011 | Free Radical Biology and Medicine
Novel single base pair COX III subunit deletion of mitochondrial DNA associated with rhabdomyolysis
Rosetta Marotta, Judy Chin, Denise M Kirby, Maria Chiotis, Mark Cook, Steven J Collins
Journal article | 2011 | Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
Ultrasensitive human prion detection in cerebrospinal fluid by real-time quaking-induced conversion
Ryuichiro Atarashi, Katsuya Satoh, Kazunori Sano, Takayuki Fuse, Naohiro Yamaguchi, Daisuke Ishibashi, Takehiro Matsubara, Takehiro Nakagaki, Hitoki Yamanaka, Susumu Shirabe, Masahito Yamada, Hidehiro Mizusawa, Tetsuyuki Kitamoto, Genevieve Klug, Amelia McGlade, Steven J Collins, Noriyuki Nishida
Journal article | 2011 | Nature Medicine
Near-Infrared Fluorescence Imaging of Apoptotic Neuronal Cell Death in a Live Animal Model of Prion Disease
Victoria A Lawson, Cathryn L Haigh, Blaine Roberts, Vijaya B Kenche, Helen MJ Klemm, Colin L Masters, Steven J Collins, Kevin J Barnham, Simon C Drew
Journal article | 2010 | ACS Chemical Neuroscience
Anionic Phospholipid Interactions of the Prion Protein N Terminus Are Minimally Perturbing and Not Driven Solely by the Octapeptide Repeat Domain
Martin P Boland, Claire R Hatty, Frances Separovic, Andrew F Hill, Deborah J Tew, Kevin J Barnham, Cathryn L Haigh, Michael James, Colin L Masters, Steven J Collins
Journal article | 2010 | Journal of Biological Chemistry
latrogenic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in Australia: time to amend infection control measures for pituitary hormone recipients?
Alison Boyd, Genevieve MJA Klug, Lawrence B Schonberger, Amelia McGlade, Jean-Philippe Brandel, Colin L Masters, Steven J Collins
Journal article | 2010 | Medical Journal of Australia
Glycosaminoglycan Sulphation Affects the Seeded Misfolding of a Mutant Prion Protein
Victoria A Lawson, Brooke Lumicisi, Jeremy Welton, Dorothy Machalek, Katrina Gouramanis, Helen M Klemm, James D Stewart, Colin L Masters, David E Hoke, Steven J Collins, Andrew F Hill
Journal article | 2010 | PLoS One
Surveillance of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in Australia: 2010 update.
Genevieve M Klug, Alison Boyd, Amelia McGlade, Christiane Stehmann, Colin L Masters, Steven J Collins
Journal article | 2010 | Communicable diseases intelligence
Surveillance of all human prion diseases in Australia has been the responsibility of the Australian National Creutzfeldt-Jakob Dis..
No evidence for prion protein gene locus multiplication in Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
Steven J Collins, Maaike Schuur, Alison Boyd, Victoria Lewis, Genevieve M Klug, Amelia McGlade, Andrew van Oosterhout, Guido Breedveld, Ben A Oostra, Colin Masters, Cornelia M Van Duijn
Journal article | 2010 | Neuroscience Letters
Updated clinical diagnostic criteria for sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
I Zerr, K Kallenberg, DM Summers, C Romero, A Taratuto, U Heinemann, M Breithaupt, D Varges, B Meissner, A Ladogana, M Schuur, S Haik, SJ Collins, Gerard H Jansen, GB Stokin, J Pimentel, E Hewer, D Collie, P Smith, H Roberts, et al.
Journal article | 2009 | Brain
Association of the MELAS m.3243A > G mutation with myositis and the superiority of urine over muscle, blood and hair for mutation detection
Rosetta Marotta, Katrina Reardon, Penny A McKelvie, Maria Chiotis, Judy Chin, Mark Cook, Steven J Collins
Journal article | 2009 | Journal of Clinical Neuroscience
MRI lesion profiles in sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
B Meissner, K Kallenberg, P Sanchez-Juan, D Collie, DM Summers, S Almonti, SJ Collins, P Smith, P Cras, GH Jansen, JP Brandel, MB Coulthart, H Roberts, B Van Everbroeck, D Galanaud, V Mellina, RG Will, I Zerr
Journal article | 2009 | Neurology
Surveillance of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in Australia: 2009 update.
Genevieve M Klug, Alison Boyd, Victoria Lewis, Amelia McGlade, Christiane Stehmann, Colin L Masters, Steven J Collins
Journal article | 2009 | Communicable Diseases Intelligence
In Australia, the occurrence of all human transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) is surveyed by the Australian National ..
Surveillance of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in Australia: 2008.
Genevieve M Klug, Alison Boyd, Victoria Lewis, Amelia R McGlade, Helene Roberts, Samantha L Douglass, Colin L Masters, Steven J Collins
Journal article | 2008 | Communicable Diseases Intelligence
Australia-wide surveillance of all human transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) is performed by the Australian National ..
Mouse-adapted sporadic human Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease prions propagate in cell culture
Victoria A Lawson, Laura J Velia, James D Stewart, Robyn A Sharples, Helen Klemm, Dorothy M Machalek, Colin L Masters, Roberto Cappai, Steven J Collins, Andrew F Hill
Journal article | 2008 | International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Molecular typing of PrPres in human sporadic CJD brain tissue.
Victoria Lewis, Genevieve M Klug, Andrew F Hill, Steven J Collins
Book Chapter | 2008 | Methods in Molecular Biology
Within the spectrum of sporadic human transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs), there is considerable diversity of disease..
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: Australian surveillance update to March 2007.
Genevieve M Klug, Alison Boyd, Victoria Lewis, Samantha L Douglass, Helene Roberts, Rebecca Argent, Colin L Masters, Steven J Collins
Journal article | 2007 | Communicable Diseases Intelligence
From October 1993, prospective, national surveillance of the rare class of neurodegenerative diseases known as transmissible spong..
Human transmissible spongiform encephalopathies in eleven countries: diagnostic pattern across time, 1993-2002
Jesus de Pedro-Cuesta, Markus Glatzel, Javier Almazan, Katharina Stoeck, Vittorio Mellina, Maria Puopolo, Maurizio Pocchiari, Inga Zerr, Hans A Kretszchmar, Jean-Philippe Brandel, Nicole Delasnerie-Laupretre, Annick Alperovitch, Cornelia Van Duijn, Pascual Sanchez-Juan, Steven Collins, Victoria Lewis, Gerard H Jansen, Michael B Coulthart, Ellen Gelpi, Herbert Budka, et al.
Journal article | 2006 | BMC Public Health
Determinants of diagnostic investigation sensitivities across the clinical spectrum of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
SJ Collins, P Sanchez-Juan, CL Masters, GM Klug, C van Duijn, A Poleggi, M Pocchiari, S Almonti, N Cuadrado-Corrales, J de Pedro-Cuesta, H Budka, E Gelpi, M Glatzel, M Tolnay, E Hewer, I Zerr, U Heinemann, HA Kretszchmar, GH Jansen, E Olsen, et al.
Journal article | 2006 | Brain
Correlative studies support lipid peroxidation is linked to PrPres propagation as art early primary pathogenic event in prion disease
MW Brazier, V Lewis, GD Ciccotosto, GM Klub, VA Lawson, R Cappai, JW Ironside, CL Masters, AF Hill, AR White, S Collins
Journal article | 2006 | Brain Research Bulletin
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: Australian surveillance update to December 2005.
Genevieve M Klug, Alison Boyd, Victoria Lewis, Samantha L Douglass, Rebecca Argent, James S Lee, Colin L Masters, Steven J Collins, undefined Australian National Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Registry
Journal article | 2006 | Communicable Diseases Intelligence
Australia-wide prospective surveillance of human transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) has been conducted by the Austra..
Detection of prion epitopes on PrPc and PrPsc of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies using specific monoclonal antibodies to PrP
FF Yuan, S Biffin, MW Brazier, M Suarez, R Cappai, AF Hill, SJ Collins, JS Sullivan, D Middleton, G Multhaup, AF Geczy, CL Masters
Journal article | 2005 | Immunology and Cell Biology
Genetic prion disease: the EUROCJD experience
GG Kovacs, M Puopolo, A Ladogana, M Pocchiari, H Budka, C van Duijn, SJ Collins, A Boyd, A Giulivi, M Coulthart, N Delasnerie-Laupretre, JP Brandel, I Zerr, HA Kretzschmar, J de Pedro-Cuesta, M Calero-Lara, M Glatzel, A Aguzzi, M Bishop, R Knight, et al.
Journal article | 2005 | Human Genetics
Mortality from Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and related disorders in Europe, Australia, and Canada
A Ladogana, M Puopolo, EA Croes, H Budka, C Jarius, S Collins, GM Klug, T Sutcliffe, A Giulivi, A Alperovitch, N Delasnerie-Laupretre, JP Brandel, S Poser, H Kretzschmar, I Rietveld, E Mitrova, JD Cuesta, P Martinez-Martin, M Glatzel, A Aguzzi, et al.
Journal article | 2005 | Neurology
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: Australian surveillance update to 31 December 2004.
Genevieve M Klug, Alison Boyd, Victoria Lewis, Madga Kvasnicka, James S Lee, Colin L Masters, Steven J Collins
Journal article | 2005 | Communicable Diseases Intelligence
The Australian National Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Registry (ANCJDR) was established in October 1993 after the identification of pr..
Predictors of survival in sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and other human transmissible spongiform encephalopathies
M Pocchiari, M Puopolo, EA Croes, H Budka, E Gelpi, S Collins, V Lewis, T Sutcliffe, A Guilivi, N Delasnerie-Laupretre, JP Brandel, A Alperovitch, I Zerr, S Poser, HA Kretzschmar, A Ladogana, I Rietvald, E Mitrova, P Martinez-Martin, J de Pedro-Cuesta, et al.
Journal article | 2004 | Brain
Diverse fibrillar peptides directly bind the Alzheimer's amyloid precursor protein and amyloid precursor-like protein 2 resulting in cellular accumulation
AR White, F Maher, MW Brazier, MF Jobling, J Thyer, LR Stewart, A Thompson, R Gibson, CL Masters, G Multhaup, K Beyreuther, CJ Barrow, SJ Collins, R Cappai
Journal article | 2003 | Brain Research
Paclitaxel plus carboplatin versus standard chemotherapy with either single-agent carboplatin or cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, and cisplatin in women with ovarian cancer: the ICON3 randomised trial.
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Journal article | 2002 | The Lancet
BACKGROUND: Previously, we have shown that the combination of cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, and cisplatin (CAP) and single-agent ..
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies in Australia.
A Boyd, A Fletcher, JS Lee, V Lewis, CL Masters, SJ Collins
Journal article | 2001 | Communicable Diseases Intelligence
The Australian National Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Registry (ANCJDR) commenced surveillance in September 1993 as part of the Common..
Copper and zinc binding modulates the aggregation and neurotoxic properties of the prion peptide PrP106-126
MF Jobling, XD Huang, LR Stewart, KJ Barnham, C Curtain, I Volitakis, M Perugini, AR White, RA Cherny, CL Masters, CJ Barrow, SJ Collins, AI Bush, R Cappai
Journal article | 2001 | Biochemistry
Sublethal concentrations of prion peptide PrP106-126 or the amyloid beta peptide of Alzheimer's disease activates expression of proapoptotic markers in primary cortical neurons
AR White, R Guirguis, MW Brazier, MF Jobling, AF Hill, K Beyreuther, CJ Barrow, CL Masters, SJ Collins, R Cappai
Journal article | 2001 | Neurobiology of Disease
Analysis of EEG and CSF 14-3-3 proteins as aids to the diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
I Zerr, M Pocchiari, S Collins, JP Brandel, J de Pedro Cuesta, RS Knight, H Bernheimer, F Cardone, N Delasnerie-Lauprêtre, N Cuadrado Corrales, A Ladogana, M Bodemer, A Fletcher, T Awan, A Ruiz Bremón, H Budka, JL Laplanche, RG Will, S Poser
Journal article | 2000 | Neurology
OBJECTIVE: To improve diagnostic criteria for sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). METHODS: Pooled data on initial and final ..
Novel measurement for automated interference pattern analysis of the diaphragm.
SJ Collins, RE Chen, H Remtulla, A Parkes, CF Bolton
Journal article | 1997 | Muscle & Nerve
The automated interference pattern analysis for limb muscles was modified to take into account the unique features of the needle E..
Needle EMG of the human diaphragm: power spectral analysis in normal subjects.
R Chen, SJ Collins, H Remtulla, A Parkes, CF Bolton
Journal article | 1996 | Muscle & Nerve
Needle EMG of the diaphragm was performed in 43 diaphragms in 23 healthy volunteers. The mean +/- standard deviation for the media..
Expression of candidate pro-GnRH processing enzymes in rat hypothalamus and an immortalized hypothalamic neuronal cell line.
WC Wetsel, Z Liposits, NG Seidah, S Collins
Journal article | 1995 | Neuroendocrinology
Since gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH, also referred to as LHRH) is a major hormone regulating mammalian reproduction, identi..
Biochemical and molecular investigation of mitochondrial disease: an illustrative case showing the value of a multifaceted approach.
E Byrne, B Jean-Francois, D Thyagarajan, S Collins, X Dennett, S Marzuki
Journal article | 1991 | Australian and New Zealand Journal of Medicine
Detailed biochemical and molecular investigations in a patient with Kearns-Sayre syndrome are presented. Polarographic studies in ..
Mitochondrial genome distribution in histochemically cytochrome c oxidase-negative muscle fibres in patients with a mixture of deleted and wild type mitochondrial DNA.
S Collins, C Rudduck, S Marzuki, X Dennett, E Byrne
Journal article | 1991 | Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Molecular Basis of Disease
In situ hybridization studies were performed on a series of chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia patients harbouring large..
Chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia in patients with large heteroplasmic mitochondrial DNA deletions: an immunocytochemical study.
S Collins, X Dennett, E Byrne, S Marzuki
Journal article | 1991 | Acta Neuropathologica
Immunocytochemical studies with a holocomplex antibody battery in patients with chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia, with..
Honours, Awards and Fellowships
FRACP - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
Director Cjd Registry
Medicine - Royal Melbourne Hospital
Australian Association of Neurologists
Doctor of Medicine
University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
University of Melbourne