Melinda Fitzgerald

Dr, Professor, BSc PhD W.Aust.

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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 1233 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
20062020
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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 → …

Keywords

  • 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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Oxidative Stress Medicine & Life Sciences
Myelin Sheath Medicine & Life Sciences
Ion Channels Medicine & Life Sciences
Nanoparticles Chemical Compounds

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Research Output 2007 2020

Towards the Development of an Integrative, Evidence-Based Suite of Indicators for the Prediction of Outcome Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Results from a Pilot Study

Gozt, A., Licari, M., Halstrom, A., Milbourn, H., Lydiard, S., Black, A., Arendts, G., Macdonald, S., Song, S., MacDonald, E., Vlaskovsky, P., Burrows, S., Bynevelt, M., Pestell, C., Fatovich, D. & Fitzgerald, M., 2 Jan 2020, In : Brain Sciences. 10, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Brain Concussion
Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein
Anisotropy
Hospital Emergency Service

Comparing modes of delivery of a combination of ion channel inhibitors for limiting secondary degeneration following partial optic nerve transection

Toomey, L. M., Bartlett, C. A., Gavriel, N., McGonigle, T., Majimbi, M., Gopalasingam, G., Rodger, J. & Fitzgerald, M., 1 Dec 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 15297.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Optic Nerve Injuries
Myelin Sheath
Ion Channels
Wounds and Injuries
Purinergic P2X7 Receptors
1 Citation (Scopus)
135 Downloads (Pure)

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

Open Access
File
2 Citations (Scopus)

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
Rodentia
Brain
Corpus Callosum
1 Citation (Scopus)

Elucidating the inability of functionalized nanoparticles to cross the blood-brain barrier and target specific cells in vivo

Naidu, P. S. R., Gavriel, N., Gray, C. G. G., Bartlett, C. A., Toomey, L. M., Kretzmann, J. A., Patalwala, D., McGonigle, T., Denham, E., Hee, C., Ho, D., Taylor, N. L., Norret, M., Smith, N. M., Dunlop, S. A., Iyer, K. S. & Fitzgerald, M., 26 Jun 2019, In : ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES. 11, 25, p. 22085-22095 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Projects 2006 2019