Researcher Profile

Associate Professor Leon Adams

Leon Adams
Leon Adams

Phone: +61 8 6151 0835

Research Expertise:
  • Liver disease



Funding Received

2012: Curtin University, School of Biomedical Sciences Strategic Project Funding Initiative 2012. $10,000. Gene expression analysis of iron-loaded NASH patients. Graham R, Mamotte C. AI. Adams LA.

2012-14: National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant 1022134. $481,750. Nutritional determinants of cardiometabolic risk and mental health. Oddy WH, Mori TA, Adams L, Byrne S.

2010-12: National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant 634445.
$641,125. Risk factors for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease beyond insulin resistance: genetic, developmental and environmental influences. Adams LA, Olynyk JK, Beilin LB, Pennell C, McCaskie P, Oddy W.

2010-14: Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant 209483.
$939,441. Gene-environment interactions underlying the developmental origins of health and disease.
Lye SJ, Adams LA, Beilin LJ, Briollais L, Matthews SG, Newnham JP, Olynyk JK, Palmer LJ, Pennell CP.

2010-2011: National Heart Foundation of Australia Grant in Aid. G 09P 4265
$129,000. Chronic viral hepatitis associated vascular morbidity and mortality.
Adams LA, Watts G, Jeffrey GP, Preen D, Hung J.

2010: University of Western Australia, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. Small Equipment Grant. $29,810. Fibroscan XL probe. Adams LA.

2009-11: National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant 527585.
$527,275. Liver fat and lipid transport in the metabolic syndrome.
Watts GF, Barrett HR, Chan DC, Adams LA.

2008-10: Raine Foundation/Department of Health Clinical Research Grant
$ 390,747, “Impact of iron on insulin resistance and liver histology in non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis”. Raine Medical Foundation

2008: Bristol Myers Squibb Pharmaceuticals.
$40,000. Non-invasive fibrosis assessment in chronic hepatitis B infection.

2008: Department of Health, State Health Research Advisory Committee. $10,000, New Independent Researcher Infrastructure Support Award.

2008: Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Research Development Grant
$10,000, “Validation of Hepascore in Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease”.

2008: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences Seeding Research Grant. $10,000. “WA Liver Tissue and Serum Bank.”

ID: 125333

Most frequent journals
  • Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Australia)

    ISSNs: 0815-9319, 1440-1746

    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 2.83 SJR 1.199 SNIP 1.243

    Journal: ERA2018

  • Hepatology

    ISSNs: 0270-9139, 1527-3350

    John Wiley & Sons

    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 7.48 SJR 4.978 SNIP 2.652

    Journal: ERA2018

  • Journal of Hepatology

    ISSNs: 0168-8278, 1600-0641


    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 7.43 SJR 4.796 SNIP 2.82

    Journal: ERA2018

  • Internal Medicine Journal (Print)

    ISSNs: 1444-0903, 1445-5994, 1444-0903

    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 1.2 SJR 0.643 SNIP 0.733

    Journal: ERA2018

  • Liver International

    ISSNs: 1478-3223, 1478-3231


    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 3.34 SJR 1.599 SNIP 1.132

    Journal: ERA2018

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