Leon Adams

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

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

    6009 Perth


  • 10494 Citations
  • 39 h-Index

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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.”

Research expertise keywords

  • Liver disease

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Research Output

Advances in non-invasive assessment of hepatic fibrosis

Loomba, R. & Adams, L. A., 17 Feb 2020, In : Gut. 317593.

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  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Baseline and Post-treatment 18F-Fluorocholine PET/CT Predicts Outcomes in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Following Locoregional Therapy

    Wallace, M. C., Sek, K., Francis, R. J., Samuelson, S., Ferguson, J., Tibballs, J., Asad, A., Preen, D. B., MacQuillan, G., Garas, G., Adams, L. A. & Jeffrey, G. P., Feb 2020, In : Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 65, 2, p. 647-657

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Bile acids associate with specific gut microbiota, low level alcohol consumption and liver fibrosis in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

    Adams, L. A., Wang, Z., Liddle, C., Melton, P. E., Ariff, A., Chandraratna, H., Tan, J., Ching, H., Coulter, S., de Boer, B., Christophersen, C. T., O'Sullivan, T. A., Morrison, M. & Jeffrey, G. P., 3 Apr 2020, In : Liver International.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Decreased Physical Working Capacity in Adolescents With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Associates With Reduced Iron Availability

    Mitchell, T., McKinnon, E., Ayonrinde, O., Adams, L. A., Trinder, D., Chua, A. C. G., Newton, R. U., Straker, L. & Olynyk, J. K., Jun 2020, In : Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 18, 7, p. 1584-1591 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Lean NAFLD: A Distinct Entity Shaped by Differential Metabolic Adaptation

    Chen, F., Esmaili, S., Rogers, G. B., Bugianesi, E., Petta, S., Marchesini, G., Bayoumi, A., Metwally, M., Azardaryany, M. K., Coulter, S., Choo, J. M., Younes, R., Rosso, C., Liddle, C., Adams, L. A., Craxì, A., George, J. & Eslam, M., 1 Apr 2020, In : Hepatology. 71, 4, p. 1213-1227 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 14 Citations (Scopus)