Leon Adams

Associate Professor, MB BS PhD W.Aust., FRACP

  • The University of Western Australia (M503), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 8030 Citations
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Funding overview

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.”


  • Liver disease

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Projects 2005 2020

Research Output 2005 2018

1 Citations

Ad Libitum Mediterranean and Low-Fat Diets Both Significantly Reduce Hepatic Steatosis: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Properzi, C., O'Sullivan, T. A., Sherriff, J. L., Ching, H. L., Jeffrey, G. P., Buckley, R. F., Tibballs, J., MacQuillan, G. C., Garas, G. & Adams, L. A., 1 Nov 2018, In : Hepatology. 68, 5, p. 1741-1754 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fat-Restricted Diet
Randomized Controlled Trials
Mediterranean Diet

Bile Acids, Hepatic Steatosis and Gut Microbiome in Patients Undergoing Dietary Intervention for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Wang, Z., Properzi, C., Liddle, C., Melton, P., Ariff, A., O'Sullivan, T., Sherriff, J., Coulter, S., Christophersen, C., Morrison, M., Jeffrey, G. P. & Adams, L. A., Oct 2018, In : Hepatology. 68, p. 972A-972A 1 p., 1706.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

Burden of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in Australia

Mahady, S. E. & Adams, L. A., 1 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Australia). 33, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liver Diseases
Liver Cirrhosis
Liver Neoplasms
New Zealand
3 Citations
Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Liver Cirrhosis
Liver Transplantation
3 Citations

Fibrosis Severity as a Determinant of Cause-Specific Mortality in Patients With Advanced Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Multi-National Cohort Study

Vilar-Gomez, E., Calzadilla-Bertot, L., Wai-Sun Wong, V., Castellanos, M., Aller-de la Fuente, R., Metwally, M., Eslam, M., Gonzalez-Fabian, L., Alvarez-Quiñones Sanz, M., Conde-Martin, A. F., De Boer, B., McLeod, D., Hung Chan, A. W., Chalasani, N., George, J., Adams, L. A. & Romero-Gomez, M., 1 Aug 2018, In : Gastroenterology. 155, 2, p. 443-457.e17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cohort Studies
Confidence Intervals