Melinda Fitzgerald

Dr, Professor, BSc PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M317), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 1097 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
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Personal profile

External positions

Professor of Neurotrauma, Curtin University of Technology

1 Apr 2017 → …

Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science, Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science

1 Apr 2017 → …


  • Spreading damage following partial injury to the CNS
  • Reducing damage following injury to the central nervous system
  • Nanotechnology for neurotrauma
  • 670nm light therapy for reducing damage of neurotrauma
  • Ion channel inhibitors for treatment of neurotrauma
  • Demyelination and remyelination following injury to the CNS
  • Neuroscience, neuroprotection and protection of myelin following neurotrauma

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Research Output 2007 2019

Comparison of ion channel inhibitor combinations for limiting secondary degeneration following partial optic nerve transection

Toomey, L. M., Bartlett, C. A., Majimbi, M., Gopalasingam, G., Rodger, J. & Fitzgerald, M., Jan 2019, In : Experimental Brain Research. 237, 1, p. 161-171 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Differential responses to increasing numbers of mild traumatic brain injury in a rodent closed-head injury model

Fehily, B., Bartlett, C. A., Lydiard, S., Archer, M., Milbourn, H., Majimbi, M., Hemmi, J. M., Dunlop, S. A., Yates, N. J. & Fitzgerald, M., Jun 2019, In : Journal of Neurochemistry. 149, 5, p. 660-678

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain Concussion
Closed Head Injuries
Corpus Callosum

The effects of a combination of ion channel inhibitors on pathology in a model of demyelinating disease

Gopalasingam, G., Bartlett, C. A., McGonigle, T., Majimbi, M., Warnock, A., Ford, A., Gough, A., Toomey, L. M. & Fitzgerald, M., 1 Sep 2019, In : Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders. 34, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Demyelinating Diseases
Ion Channels
Ranvier's Nodes
4 Citations (Scopus)

Inflammation and blood-brain barrier breach remote from the primary injury following neurotrauma

Smith, N., Giacci, M., Gough, A., Bailey, C., McGonigle, T., Black, A., Clarke, T., Bartlett, C., Swaminatha Iyer, K., Dunlop, S. & Fitzgerald, M., 2018, In : Journal of Neuroinflammation. 15, p. 201

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Blood-Brain Barrier
Wounds and Injuries
Optic Nerve Injuries

Intracellular speciation of gold nanorods alters the conformational dynamics of genomic DNA

Ho, D. W., Kretzmann, J., Norret, M., Toshniwal, P., Veder, J. P., Jiang, H., Guagliardo, P., Munshi, A. M. A., Chawla, R., Evans, C., Clemons, T., Nguyen, M., Kretzmann, A., Blythe, A., Saunders, M., Archer, M., Fitzgerald, M., Keelan, J., Bond, C., Kilburn, M. & 3 othersHurley, L., Smith, N. & Swaminatha Iyer, K., Dec 2018, In : Nature Nanotechnology. 13, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

deoxyribonucleic acid

Projects 2006 2019