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Career Summary

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Newcastle, 29/03/2006
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University of Queensland, 31/12/1989

Research

Research keywords

  • Biomolecular Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry

Research expertise

Dr Bruce King is a Staff Specialist, Paediatric Endocrinology, at John Hunter Hospital and Conjoint Senior Lecturer at the University School of Medicine and Public Health.

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
060199Biochemistry And Cell Biology Not Elsewhere Classified35
060499Genetics Not Elsewhere Classified35
110300Clinical Sciences30
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Publications

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Journal article (14 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Smart CEM, Evans M, O'Connell SM, McElduff P, Lopez PE, Jones TW, et al., 'Both Dietary Protein and Fat Increase Postprandial Glucose Excursions in Children With Type 1 Diabetes, and the Effect Is Additive', DIABETES CARE, 36 3897-3902 (2013) [C1]
2012Bandara DMWS, King BR, Howard NJ, Verge CF, Jack MM, Govind N, et al., 'A diabetes awareness campaign prevents diabetic ketoacidosis in children at their initial presentation with type 1 diabetes', Pediatric Diabetes, 13 647-651 (2012) [C1]
2011King BR, Goss PW, Paterson MA, Crock PA, Anderson DG, 'Changes in altitude cause unintended insulin delivery from insulin pumps', Diabetes Care, 34 1932-1933 (2011) [C3]
2011King BR, Goss PW, Paterson MA, Crock PA, Anderson DG, 'Hitting the dartboard from 40,000 feet: A better chance with your eyes open!', Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, 13 1075-1076 (2011) [C3]
2008Ryan RL, King BR, Anderson DG, Attia JR, Collins CE, Smart CE, 'Influence of and optimal insulin therapy for a low-glycemic index meal in children with type 1 diabetes receiving intensive insulin therapy', Diabetes Care, 31 1485-1490 (2008) [C1]
2007King BR, Nicholson RC, 'Advances in understanding corticotrophin-releasing hormone gene expression', Frontiers in Bioscience, 12 581-590 (2007) [C1]
2006Shipman KL, Robinson PJ, King BR, Smith R, Nicholson RC, 'Identification of a family of DNA-binding proteins with homology to RNA splicing factors', Biochemistry and Cell Biology-Biochimie Et Biologie Cellulaire, 84 9-19 (2006) [C1]
2004Nicholson RC, King BR, Smith R, 'Complex Regulatory Interactions Control CRH Gene Expression', Frontiers in Bioscience, 9 32-39 (2004) [C1]

DOI: 10.2741/1204

Co-authors: Roger Smith

2004Smith CJ, Crock PA, King BR, Meldrum CJ, Scott R, 'Phenotype-Genotype Correlations in a Series of Wolfram Syndrome Families', Diabetes Care, 27 2003-2009 (2004) [C1]
2004Ni X, Hou Y, King BR, Tang X, Read MA, Smith R, Nicholson RC, 'Estrogen Receptor-Mediated Down-Regulation of Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone Gene Expression Is Dependant on a Cyclic Adenosine 3', 5'-Monophosphate Syncytiotrophoblast Cells', The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 89 2312-2318 (2004) [C1]
2001King BR, Smith R, Nicholson RC, 'The regulation of human corticotrophin-releasing hormone gene expression in the placenta', Peptides, 22 795-801 (2001) [C1]

Co-authors: Roger Smith

2001King BR, Nicholson RC, Smith R, 'Placental Corticotrophin-releasing Hormone, Local Effects and Fetomaternal Endocrinology', Stress: the international journal on the biology of stress, 4 219-233 (2001) [C3]

Co-authors: Roger Smith

2000Cheng Y, Nicholson RC, King BR, Chan EC, Fitter JT, Smith R, 'Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone Gene Expresssion in Primary Placental Cells is Modulated by Cyclic Adenosine 3',5'-Monophosphate', The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 85 1239-1244 (2000) [C1]
2000Cheng Y, Nicholson RC, King BR, Chan EC, Fitter JT, Smith R, 'Glucocorticoid stimulation of Corticiotrophin-releasing hormone gene expression requires a Cyclic Adenosine 3',5'-Monophosphate regulatory element in human primary Placental Cytotrophoblast Cells', The journal of Clinical Endocrinology And Metabolism, 85 (2000) [C1]
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Conference (7 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Lopez P, King BR, Chockalingham G, Goss P, 'CHANGES IN TEMPERATURE AND PRESSURE BUT NOT VIBRATION CAUSE BUBBLE FORMATION IN INSULIN PUMP CARTRIDGES AND TUBING', DIABETES TECHNOLOGY & THERAPEUTICS (2013) [E3]
2013O'Connell SM, Smart CE, Evans M, McElduff P, Lopez PE, Jones TW, et al., 'Both Protein and Fat Increase Postprandial Glucose Excursions in Children with Type 1 Diabetes and the Effect is Additive', IRISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE (2013) [E3]
2011King BR, Morf D, Greer PB, 'Investigation of a modified backscatter-shielded EPID dosimetry system for improved IMRT verification', Medical Physics, Vancouver, BC (2011) [E3]

Co-authors: Peter Greer

2009Smart CE, Ross K, Edge J, Collins CE, King BR, 'Can children with Type 1 diabetes and their caregivers count carbohydrate accurately?', APEG Annual Scientific Meeting 2009. Abstracts, Coolum, QLD (2009) [E3]

Co-authors: Clare Collins

2008Smart CE, Ross K, King BR, Edge JA, 'Can children with Type 1 diabetes and their carers count carbohydrate accurately?', 68th Scientific Session of the American Diabetes Association: Abstracts, San Francisco, CA (2008) [E3]
2006King BR, Smith R, Nicholson RC, 'cAMP regulates CRH gene expression through a multi-element response unit', Endocrine Journal-Continuation of Endocrinologia Japonica, Queensland, Australia (2006) [E3]

Co-authors: Roger Smith

2005King BR, Edwards (Ext) M, Smith R, Scheffer I, 'Doublecortin gene defects. Are they a cause of pseudopseudohypoparathyrodisim?', Hormone Research, Lyon, France (2005) [E3]

Co-authors: Roger Smith

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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants12
Total funding$753,751

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2014 (3 grants)

A comparison of three insulin dosage algorithms for meals of variable macronutrient composition on postprandial glucose levels in children with type 1 diabetes$55,264
Funding Body: Australian Paediatric Endocrine Group

Project Team
Doctor Carmel Smart, Conjoint Associate Professor Bruce King
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$55,26420142014
GNo:G1301296

What is the optimal percentage of rapid and extended bolus insulin in a combination insulin bolus?$48,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Miss Prudence Lopez, Conjoint Associate Professor Bruce King, Doctor Carmel Smart
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$48,00020142014
GNo:G1400137

The prediction and prevention of hypoglycaemia using insulin suspension in a randomised controlled trial$38,745
Funding Body: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor Bruce King, Associate Professor Timothy Jones, Dr Elizabeth Davis, Dr Jan Fairchild, Professor Fergus Cameron, Professor Geoffrey Ambler
SchemeRole
Clinical Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$38,74520142014
GNo:G1400994

2013 (2 grants)

AdDIT Study$62,795
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor Bruce King
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$62,79520132015
GNo:G1300204

What is the impact of meals of varying fat and protein content on postprandial blood glucose level in children and young people with type 1 diabetes mellitus$10,000
Funding Body: Novo Nordisk Foundation

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor Bruce King, Dr Prudence Lopez, Mrs Carmel Smart
SchemeRole
Regional Diabetes Support SchemeChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020132013
GNo:G1300522

2012 (3 grants)

The development of an algorithm for meals using a closed-loop insulin pump - Fellowship$159,999
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor Bruce King
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$159,99920122015
GNo:G1200431

The Gastronomic Lunch of the Year Fellowship$100,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor Bruce King, Dr Prudence Lopez, Doctor Carmel Smart, Dr Clare Morbey
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$100,00020122014
GNo:G1201044

A double blind cross over trial in young insulin pump users comparing their glucose control when their insulin pump settings have been set from continuous glucose sensing data interpreted by a new com$53,943
Funding Body: Hunter Children`s Research Foundation

Project Team
Doctor Donald Anderson, Conjoint Associate Professor Bruce King, Conjoint Associate Professor Patricia Crock, Ms Helen Phelan
SchemeRole
Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$53,94320122013
GNo:G1101172

2011 (1 grants)

How do high protein and/or high fat meals affect postprandial glycaemic control in children and adolescents using intensive insulin therapy?$19,500
Funding Body: Hunter Children`s Research Foundation

Project Team
Professor Clare Collins, Mrs Carmel Smart, Conjoint Associate Professor Bruce King, Doctor Patrick McElduff
SchemeRole
Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$19,50020112011
GNo:G1001010

2008 (1 grants)

In children with type 1Diabetes on intensive insulin therapy, can improving carbohydrate knowledge and targeted nutrition education strategies improve diabetes management?$20,000
Funding Body: Hunter Children`s Research Foundation

Project Team
Professor Clare Collins, Conjoint Associate Professor Bruce King
SchemeRole
Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,00020082009
GNo:G0188484

2006 (1 grants)

Identification of proteins that interact with the multifunctional protein, CREAP$15,000
Funding Body: John Hunter Hospital Charitable Trust Fund

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor Rick Nicholson, Conjoint Associate Professor Bruce King
SchemeRole
Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$15,00020062006
GNo:G0186557

2000 (1 grants)

Characterisation of Pituitary Target Autoantigens.$170,505
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor Patricia Crock, Professor Rodney Scott, Conjoint Associate Professor Bruce King
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$170,50520002003
GNo:G0178451
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions2
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL1.05

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20132019PhD (Medicine)Principal SupervisorImpact of Dietary Protein on Postprandial Blood Glucose Levels in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
20122016PhD (Paediatrics)Principal SupervisorDevelopment of an Insulin Delivery Algorithm for Management of Meals for Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Children

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2012PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics)Co-SupervisorOptimising Nutrition Interventions to Improve Postprandial Glycaemia for Children and Adolescents Using Intensive Insulin Therapy
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Conjoint Associate Professor Bruce King

Email
PositionConjoint Associate Professor
School of Medicine and Public Health
Faculty of Health and Medicine
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Office
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/b-king