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  • The University of Western Australia (M309), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 730 Citations
  • 12 h-Index

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Personal profile

Funding overview

2013 – 2014: White RB. Engineering tools to repress MYCN in neuroblastoma. Suzanne Cavanagh Early Career Investigator Grant. Cancer Council Western Australia. AU$24,994.

2012 - 2014: White RB (CI), Prochiantz A (AI), Thomas MG (AI). The neuroprotective function of the transcription factor Pax6. Raine Priming Grant, Raine Medical Research Foundation. AU$100,000

2012: White RB, Thomas MG. Global gene expression changes in neurons undergoing multiple Parkinson’s disease-like insults. Faculty Research Grant Scheme, Edith Cowan University. AU$9,984

2011 - 2012: White RB. Switching on survival genes to save nerve cells from damage. Early Career Researcher Grant Scheme, Edith Cowan University. AU$24,962

Teaching overview

Unit Coordinator: IMED1001, IMED3004, APHB5505

Physiology Coordinator: IMED4443/4444, DENT4121/4122, PODI4111/4112, IMED3001/3002/3003/3004

I also teach into: SCIE1106, PHYL3003, IMED1003/1004/2004, APHB1102.

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Research Output

3 Citations (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Influence of antenatal glucocorticoid on preterm lamb diaphragm

Mahzabin, T., Pillow, J. J., Pinniger, G. J., Bakker, A. J., Noble, P. B., White, R., Karisnan, K. & Song, Y., 1 Sep 2017, In : Pediatric Research. 82, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • New insights into lipid accumulation in dysferlin deficient muscular dystrophies

    Grounds, M., White, R., Lloyd, E. & Pinniger, G., Oct 2017, In : Neuromuscular Disorders. 27, p. S146-S147 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

    PAX7 target genes are globally repressed in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy skeletal muscle

    Banerji, C., Panamarova, M., Hebaishi, H., White, R., Relaix, F., Severini, S. & Zammit, P., 18 Dec 2017, In : Nature Communications. 8, 1, 13 p., 2152.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 19 Citations (Scopus)
    249 Downloads (Pure)



    Albertsen, M. (Creator) & White, R. (Data Manager), The University of Western Australia, 7 May 2015



    Excellence in Teaching - Team Award

    Amber Boyatzis (Recipient), White, Robert (Recipient), Ulgiati, Daniela (Recipient) & Quail, Elizabeth (Recipient), 2020


  • UWA Team Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

    Amber Boyatzis (Recipient), White, Robert (Recipient), Ulgiati, Daniela (Recipient) & Quail, Elizabeth (Recipient), 2020


  • Activities

    • 1 Public lecture, debate or seminar

    Using cell culture to discover how to protect nerve cells

    Robert White (Speaker), & Meghan Thomas (Speaker)

    16 Nov 2011

    Activity: Service and engagementPublic lecture, debate or seminar

    Press / Media

    For Lauren, with love

    Robert White


    1 Media contribution

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    Grant to help research

    Robert White


    1 Media contribution

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