Melinda Fitzgerald

Dr, Professor, BSc PhD W.Aust.

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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 1057 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
20062019
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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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Projects 2006 2019

Research Output 2007 2019

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., 31 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Neurochemistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain Concussion
Closed Head Injuries
Rodentia
Brain
Corpus Callosum
3 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
Inflammation
Wounds and Injuries
Optic Nerve Injuries
Cytokines

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

Nanorods
Gold
nanorods
DNA
deoxyribonucleic acid
1 Citations (Scopus)

Oligodendroglia are particularly vulnerable to oxidative damage after neurotrauma in vivo

Giacci, M. & Fitzgerald, M., 1 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Experimental Neuroscience. 12, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
Oligodendroglia
Myelin Sheath
DNA
Wounds and Injuries
Stem Cells
6 Citations (Scopus)

Oligodendroglia are particularly vulnerable to oxidative damage after neurotrauma in vivo

Giacci, M. K., Bartlett, C. A., Smith, N. M., Iyer, K. S., Toomey, L. M., Jiang, H., Guagliardo, P., Kilburn, M. R. & Fitzgerald, M., 18 Jul 2018, In : The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 38, 29, p. 6491-6504 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oligodendroglia
Deoxyuridine
Wounds and Injuries
Cellular Structures
Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry