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Qualifications

  • Doctor of Science, University of Edinburgh - Scotland
  • Bachelor of Science, Louisiana State University - USA
  • PhD, Stanford University

Research

Research keywords

  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Medical Microbiology

Research expertise

Genetic, environmental and developmental factors affecting susuceptibility to infectious diseases and conditions for which infections are suggested to play a role in the aetiology of the disease process: meningococcal disease; ear infections; sudden unexpected deaths in infancy.

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
110700Immunology50
110800Medical Microbiology35
060599Microbiology Not Elsewhere Classified15

Administrative

Administrative expertise

Supervision of honours and postgraduate students; health and safety committee

Teaching

Teaching expertise

Undergraduate, honours and postgraduate teaching in faculties of science and medicine

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Publications

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Chapter (1 outputs)

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2004Blackwell CC, Weir D, Alkout A, El Ahmer O, Mackenzie D, James V, et al., 'Blood group phenotypes and infectious diseases', Susceptibility to infectious diseases: the importance of host genetics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 309-336 (2004) [B1]

Journal article (158 outputs)

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2014Moscovis SM, Hall ST, Burns CJ, Scott RJ, Blackwell CC, 'The male excess in sudden infant deaths', INNATE IMMUNITY, 20 24-29 (2014)
2014Ashhurst-Smith C, Hall ST, Burns CJ, Stuart J, Blackwell CC, 'Invitro inflammatory responses elicited by isolates of Alloiococcus otitidis obtained from children with otitis media with effusion', INNATE IMMUNITY, 20 320-326 (2014)
2014Cox AJ, Moscovis SM, Blackwell CC, Scott RJ, 'Cytokine gene polymorphism among Indigenous Australians.', Innate Immun, 20 431-439 (2014)
2014Ashhurst-Smith C, Hall ST, Burns CJ, Stuart J, Blackwell CC, 'Induction of inflammatory responses from THP-1 cells by cell-free filtrates from clinical isolates of Alloiococcus otitidis', INNATE IMMUNITY, 20 283-289 (2014)
2013Titmarsh CJ, Moscovis SM, Hall S, Tzanakaki G, Kesanopoulos K, Xirogianni A, et al., 'Comparison of cytokine gene polymorphisms among Greek patients with invasive meningococcal disease or viral meningitis', JOURNAL OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 62 694-700 (2013) [C1]
2013Rae K, Weatherall L, Hollebone K, Apen K, McLean M, Blackwell C, et al., 'Developing research in partnership with Aboriginal communities - strategies for improving recruitment and retention', RURAL AND REMOTE HEALTH, 13 (2013) [C2]
2013Moscovis S, Hall S, Burns C, Scott R, Blackwell C, 'Development of an experimental model for assessing the effects of cigarette smoke and virus infections on inflammatory responses to bacterial antigens.', Innate Immun, (2013)
2012Ashhurst-Smith CIJ, Hall ST, Stuart J, Burns CJ, Liet E, Walker PJ, et al., 'Alloiococcus otitidis: An emerging pathogen in otitis media', Journal of Infection, 64 233-235 (2012) [C1]
2009Sakou I-I, Tzanakaki G, Tsolia MN, Sioumala M, Barbouni A, Kyprianou M, et al., 'Investigation of serum bactericidal activity in childhood and adolescence 3-6 years after vaccination with a single dose of serogroup C meningococcal conjugate vaccine', Vaccine, 27 4408-4411 (2009) [C1]
2008Blackwell CC, 'Bacterial toxins and sudden unexpected death in infancy', The Lancet, 372 714 (2008) [C3]
2007Ashhurst-Smith CIJ, Hall ST, Walker PJ, Stuart JE, Hansbro PM, Blackwell CC, 'Isolation of Alloiococcus otitidis from Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian children with chronic otitis media with effusion', FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology, 51 163-170 (2007) [C1]
2006Moscovis SM, Gordon AE, Al Madani OM, Gleeson M, Scott R, Roberts-Thomson JM, et al., 'IL6 G-174C Associated With Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in a Caucasian Australian Cohort', Human Immunology, 67 819-825 (2006) [C1]
2006Tzankaki G, Markou F, Kesanopoulos K, Levidiotou S, Pangalis A, Tsolia MR, et al., 'Phenotypic assessment of Neisseria meningitidis isolates obtained from patients with invasive meningococcal disease in Greece, 1993-2003: Implications for serogroup B vaccines based on PorA serosubtype antigens', Vaccine, 24 819-825 (2006) [C1]
2005Kesanopoulos K, Tzanakaki G, Levidiotou S, Blackwell CC, Kremastinou J, 'Evaluation of touch-down real-time PCR based on SYBR Green I fluorescent dye for the detection of Neisseria meningitidis in clinical samples', Fems Immunology and Medical Microbiology, 43 419-424 (2005) [C1]
2005Blackwell CC, Moscovis SM, Gordon AE, Al Madani OM, Hall S, Gleeson M, et al., 'Cytokine responses and sudden infant death: genetic, developmental, and environmental risk factors', Journal of Leukocyte Biology, 78 1242-1254 (2005) [C1]
2004Braun JM, Beuth J, Blackwell CC, Giersen S, Higgins PG, Tzanakaki G, et al., 'Neisseria meningitidis, Neisseria lactamica and Moraxella catarrhalis share cross-reactive carboydrate antigens', Vaccine, - 898-908 (2004) [C1]
2004Fischbacher C, Blackwell CC, Bhopal R, Ingram R, Unwin N, White M, 'Serological evidence of Helicobacter pylori infection in UK South Asian and European populations: implications for gastric cancer and coronary heart disease', Journal of Infection, 48 168-174 (2004) [C1]
2004Moscovis SM, Gordon AE, Hall ST, Gleeson M, Scott R, Roberts-Thomson JM, et al., 'Interleukin 1-b responses to bacterial toxins and sudden infant death syndrome', FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology, 42 139-145 (2004) [C1]
2004Moscovis SM, Gordon AE, Al Madani OM, Gleeson M, Scott R, Roberts-Thomson JM, et al., 'Interleukin-10 and sudden infant death syndrome', FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology, 42 130-138 (2004) [C1]
2004Blackwell CC, Moscovis SM, Gordon AE, Al Madani OM, Hall ST, Gleeson M, et al., 'Ethnicity, infection and sudden infant death syndrome', FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology, 42 53-65 (2004) [C1]
2004Blackwell CC, 'Infection, inflammation and SIDS', FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology, 42 1-2 (2004) [C3]
2003Tsolia MN, Theodoridou M, Tzanakaki G, Kalabalikis P, Urani E, Mostrou G, et al., 'The evolving epidemiology of invasive meningococcal disease: a two year prospective, population-based study in children in the area of Athens', FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology, 36 87-94 (2003) [C1]
2003Kremastinou J, Tzanakaki G, Levidiotou S, Markou F, Themeli E, Voyiatzi A, et al., 'Carriage of Neisseria meningitidis and Neisseria lactamica in northern Greece', FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology, 39 23-29 (2003) [C1]
2003El Ahmer OR, Braun M, Amyes SGB, Weir DM, Beuth J, Blackwell CC, 'Comparison of Moraxella catarrhalis isolates from children and adults for growth on modified New York City medium and potential virulence factors', Journal of Medical Microbiology, 52 853-859 (2003) [C1]
2003Tzanakaki G, Tsolia M, Vlachou V, Theodoridou M, Pangalis A, Foustoukou M, et al., 'Evaluation of non-culture diagnosis of invasive meningococcal disease by polymerase chain reaction (PCR)', FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology, 39 31-36 (2003) [C1]
2003Blackwell CC, Busuttil A, Weir DM, 'Risk factors for cot death increase danger from infection', BMJ, 326 222 (2003) [C3]
2003Braun JM, Blackwell CC, Weir DM, Beuth J, 'Cytokine release of whole blood from adult female donors challenged with mistletoe lectin-1 standardised mistletoe extract and E-coli endotoxin or phytohaemagglutinin (PHA)', ANTICANCER RESEARCH, 23 1349-1352 (2003)
2003Fischbacher CM, Bhopal R, Blackwell CC, Ingram R, Unwin NC, White M, Alberti KGMM, 'IgG is higher in South Asians than Europeans: Does infection contribute to ethnic variation in cardiovascular disease?', ARTERIOSCLEROSIS THROMBOSIS AND VASCULAR BIOLOGY, 23 703-704 (2003)
2003El-Ahmer OR, Braun JM, Amyes SG, Weir DM, Beuth J, Blackwell CC, 'Comparison of Moraxella catarrhalis isolates from children and adults for growth on modified New York City medium and potential virulence factors.', J Med Microbiol, 52 853-859 (2003)
2002Gordon AE, MacKenzie DAC, El Ahmer OR, Al Madani OM, Braun JM, Weir DM, et al., 'Evidence for a genetic component in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome', CHILD CARE HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT, 28 27-29 (2002)
2002Blackwell CC, Dundas S, James VS, Mackenzie DAC, Braun JM, Alkout AM, et al., 'Blood group and susceptibility to disease caused by Escherichia coli O157', JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 185 393-396 (2002)
2002Gordon AE, El Ahmer OR, Chan R, Al Madani OM, Braun JM, Weir DM, et al., 'Why is smoking a risk factor for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome?', CHILD CARE HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT, 28 23-25 (2002)
2002Blackwell CC, Gordon AE, James VS, MacKenzie DAC, Mogensen-Buchanan M, El Ahmer OR, et al., 'The role of bacterial toxins in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 291 561-570 (2002)
2001Braun JM, Ko HL, Schierholz JM, Weir D, Blackwell CC, Beuth J, 'Application of standardized mistletoe extracts augment immune response and down regulates metastatic organ colonization in murine models', CANCER LETTERS, 170 25-31 (2001)
2001Raza MW, Bint AT, Blackwell CC, 'Role of infection and cytokines in the pathogenesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease', REVIEWS IN MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 12 109-119 (2001)
2001Tzanakaki G, Urwin R, Musilek M, Kriz P, Kremastinou J, Pangalis A, et al., 'Phenotypic and genotypic approaches to characterization of isolates of Neisseria meningitidis from patients and their close family contacts', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 39 1235-1240 (2001)
2001Blackwell CC, Weir DM, Busuttil A, 'The need for further evidence for the proposed role of Helicobacter pylori in SIDS', ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, 84 528-529 (2001)
2001Blackwell CC, Gordon AE, James VS, Mackenzie DAC, Weir DM, Busuttil A, 'Making sense of the risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): infection and inflammation', REVIEWS IN MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 12 219-229 (2001)
2000Raza MW, Blackwell CC, Elton RA, Weir DM, 'Bactericidal activity of a monocytic cell line (THP-1) against common respiratory tract bacterial pathogens is depressed after infection with respiratory syncytial virus', JOURNAL OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 49 227-233 (2000)
2000Blackwell CC, Weir DM, Busuttil A, 'Infection, inflammation and sudden infant death syndrome', Ambulatory Child Health, 6 32-33 (2000)
2000Gordon AE, MacKenzie DAC, Weir DM, Busuttil A, Blackwell CC, 'Genetic control of inflammatory responses in relation to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)', JOURNAL OF PATHOLOGY, 190 59A-59A (2000)
2000Alkout AM, Blackwell CC, Weir DM, 'Increased inflammatory responses of persons of blood group O to Helicobacter pylori', JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 181 1364-1369 (2000)
2000Alkout AM, Ramsay EJ, Mackenzie DAC, Weir DM, Bentley AJ, Elton RA, et al., 'Quantitative assessment of IgG antibodies to Helicobacter pylori and outcome of ischaemic heart disease', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 29 271-274 (2000)
1999Kremastinou J, Tzanakaki G, Kansouzidou A, Danielides V, Pagalis A, Kouppari G, et al., 'Recent emergence of serogroup C meningococcal disease in Greece', FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology, 23 49-55 (1999)
1999El Ahmer OR, Raza MW, Ogilvie MM, Weir DM, Blackwell CC, 'Binding of bacteria to HEp-2 cells infected with influenza A virus', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 23 331-341 (1999)
1999Kremastinou J, Tzanakaki G, Pagalis A, Theodondou M, Blackwell CC, Weir DM, 'Detection of IgG and IgM to meningococcal outer membrane proteins in relation to carriage of Neisseria meningitidis or Neisseria lactamica', FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology, 24 73-78 (1999)
1999Blackwell CC, Weir DM, Busuttil A, 'Infection, inflammation and sleep: more pieces to the puzzle of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)', APMIS, 107 455-473 (1999)
1999Blackwell CC, Weir DM, 'The role of infection in sudden infant death syndrome', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 25 1-6 (1999)
1999Raza MW, Blackwell CC, 'Sudden infant death syndrome, virus infections and cytokines', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 25 85-96 (1999)
1999Zorgani A, Essery SD, Al Madani O, Bentley AJ, James VS, MacKenzie DAC, et al., 'Detection of pyrogenic toxins of Staphylococcus aureus in sudden infant death syndrome', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 25 103-108 (1999)
1999Gordon AE, Saadi AT, MacKenzie DAC, Molony N, James VS, Weir DM, et al., 'The protective effect of breast feeding in relation to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): III. Detection of IgA antibodies in human milk that bind to bacterial toxins implicated in SIDS', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 25 175-182 (1999)
1999Molony N, Blackwell CC, Busuttil A, 'The effect of prone posture on nasal temperature in children in relation to induction of staphylococcal toxins implicated in sudden infant death syndrome', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 25 109-113 (1999)
1999El Ahmer OR, Essery SD, Saadi AT, Raza MW, Ogilvie MM, Weir DM, Blackwell CC, 'The effect of cigarette smoke on adherence of respiratory pathogens to buccal epithelial cells', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 23 27-36 (1999)
1999Saadi AT, Gordon AE, MacKenzie DAC, James VS, M Weir D, Blackwell CC, et al., 'The protective effect of breast feeding in relation to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): I. The effect of human milk and infant formula preparations on binding of toxigenic Staphylococcus aureus to epithelial cells', FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology, 25 155-165 (1999)
1999Kremastinou J, Tzanakaki G, Kansouzidou A, Pagalis A, Danielides V, Kouppari G, et al., 'Recent emergence of serogroup C meningococcal disease in Greece', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 23 49-55 (1999)
1999Raza MW, El Ahmer OR, Ogilvie MM, Blackwell CC, Saadi AT, Elton RA, Weir DM, 'Infection with respiratory syncytial virus enhances expression of native receptors for non-pilate Neisseria meningitidis on HEp-2 cells', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 23 115-124 (1999)
1999Zorgani A, Essery SD, Al Madani O, James VS, MacKenzie DAC, Blackwell CC, et al., 'Detection of pyrogenic toxins of Staphylococcus aureus in sudden infant death syndrome', FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology, 25 103-108 (1999)
1999Gordon AE, Saadi AT, MacKenzie DAG, James VS, Elton RA, Weir DM, et al., 'The protective effect of breast feeding in relation to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). II. The effect of human milk and infant formula preparations on binding of Clostridium perfringens to epithelial cells', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 25 167-173 (1999)
1999Raza MW, Essery SD, Weir DM, Ogilvie MM, Elton RA, Blackwell CC, 'Infection with respiratory syncytial virus and water-soluble components of cigarette smoke alter production of tumour necrosis factor alpha and nitric oxide by human blood monocytes', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 24 387-394 (1999)
1999Kremastinou J, Tzanakaki G, Pagalis A, Theodondou M, Weir DM, Blackwell CC, 'Detection of IgG and IgM to meningococcal outer membrane proteins in relation to carriage of Neisseria meningitidis or Neisseria lactamica', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 24 73-78 (1999)
1999Saadi AT, Gordon AE, MacKenzie DAC, James VS, Elton RA, Weir DM, et al., 'The protective effect of breast feeding in relation to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). I. The effect of human milk and infant formula preparations on binding of toxigenic Staphylococcus aureus to epithelial cells', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 25 155-165 (1999)
1999Blackwell CC, MacKenzie DAC, James VS, Elton RA, Zorgani AA, Weir DM, Busuttil A, 'Toxigenic bacteria and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): nasopharyngeal flora during the first year of life', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 25 51-58 (1999)
1998Kilpatrick DC, James VS, Blackwell CC, Weir DM, Hallam NF, Busuttil A, 'Mannan binding lectin and the sudden infant death syndrome', FORENSIC SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL, 97 135-138 (1998)
1997Smith GW, Blackwell CC, Nuki G, 'Faecal flora in spondyloarthropathy', BRITISH JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY, 36 850-854 (1997)
1997Tzanakaki G, Kriz P, Kremastinou J, Musilek M, Snart LE, Blackwell CC, 'Reactivity of the new monoclonal antibody '22' with meningococcal strains isolated from patients and carriers in Greece', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 19 1-5 (1997)
1997Bentley AJ, Zorgani AA, Blackwell CC, Weir DM, Busuttil A, 'Bacterial toxins and sudden unexpected death in a young child', FORENSIC SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL, 88 141-146 (1997)
1997Smith GW, James V, Mackenzie DAC, Stewart J, Blackwell CC, Elton RA, Nuki G, 'Ankylosing spondylitis and secretor status: A re-evaluation', BRITISH JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY, 36 778-780 (1997)
1997Alkout AM, Blackwell CC, Weir DM, Poxton IR, Elton RA, Luman W, Palmer K, 'Isolation of a cell surface component of Helicobacter pylori that binds H type 2, Lewis(a), and Lewis(b) antigens', GASTROENTEROLOGY, 112 1179-1187 (1997)
1997Alkout AM, Blackwell CC, Weir DM, Luman W, Palmer K, 'Inflammatory response to Helicobacter pylori in relation to abo blood group', GUT, 41 A49-A49 (1997)
1996Kremastinou J, Tzanakaki G, Karafoti PH, Elton RA, Weir DM, Blackwell CC, 'Distribution of ABO and Lewis blood groups in Greece', GENE GEOGRAPHY, 10 201-205 (1996)
1996Elahmer OR, Raza MW, Ogilvie MM, Blackwell CC, Weir DM, Elton RA, 'The effect of respiratory virus infection on expression of cell surface antigens associated with binding of potentially pathogenic bacteria', TOWARD ANTI-ADHESION THERAPY FOR MICROBIAL DISEASES, 408 169-177 (1996)
1996Luman W, Alkout AM, Blackwell CC, Weir DM, Palmer KR, 'Helicobacter pylori in the mouth - Negative isolation from dental plaque and saliva', EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY & HEPATOLOGY, 8 11-14 (1996)
1996Blackwell CC, Saadi AT, Essery SD, Raza MW, Zorgani AA, Elahmer OR, et al., 'Adhesins of Staphylococcus aureus that bind Lewis(a) antigen - Relationship to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome', TOWARD ANTI-ADHESION THERAPY FOR MICROBIAL DISEASES, 408 95-105 (1996)
1996Zorgani AA, James VS, Stewart J, Blackwell CC, Elton RA, Weir DM, 'Serum bactericidal activity in a secondary school population following an outbreak of meningococcal disease: Effects of carriage and secretor status', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 14 73-81 (1996)
1996Saadi AT, Blackwell CC, Essery SD, Raza MW, ElAhmer OR, MacKenzie DAC, et al., 'Developmental and environmental factors that enhance binding of Bordetella pertussis to human epithelial cells in relation to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 16 51-59 (1996)
1996Molony NC, Kerr AIG, Blackwell CC, Busuttil A, 'Is the nasopharynx warmer in children than in adults?', Journal of Clinical Forensic Medicine, 3 157-160 (1996)
1995Blackwell CC, Weir DM, Busuttil A, 'Infectious agents, the inflammatory responses of infants and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)', Molecular Medicine Today, 1 72-78 (1995)
1995ALY FZ, BLACKWELL CC, MACKENZIE DAC, WEIR DM, 'IDENTIFICATION OF ORAL YEAST SPECIES ISOLATED FROM INDIVIDUALS WITH DIABETES-MELLITUS', MYCOSES, 38 107-110 (1995)
1994RAZA MW, BLACKWELL CC, OGILVIE MM, SAADI AT, STEWART J, ELTON RA, WEIR DM, 'EVIDENCE FOR THE ROLE OF GLYCOPROTEIN-G OF RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS IN BINDING OF NEISSERIA-MENINGITIDIS TO HEP-2 CELLS', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 10 25-30 (1994)
1994BLACKWELL CC, BUSUTTIL A, WEIR DM, SAADI AT, ESSERY SD, 'SUDDEN UNEXPECTED NOCTURNAL DEATHS AMONG THAI IMMIGRANT WORKERS IN SINGAPORE - THE POSSIBLE ROLE OF TOXIGENIC BACTERIA', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LEGAL MEDICINE, 106 205-208 (1994)
1994BLACKWELL CC, WEIR DM, BUSUTTIL A, SAADI AT, ESSERY SD, RAZA MW, et al., 'THE ROLE OF INFECTIOUS AGENTS IN SUDDEN-INFANT-DEATH-SYNDROME', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 9 91-100 (1994)
1994ZORGANI AA, STEWART J, BLACKWELL CC, ELTON RA, WEIR DM, 'INHIBITORY EFFECT OF SALIVA FROM SECRETORS AND NONSECRETORS ON BINDING OF MENINGOCOCCI TO EPITHELIAL-CELLS', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 9 135-142 (1994)
1994ESSERY SD, WEIR DM, JAMES VS, BLACKWELL CC, SAADI AT, BUSUTTIL A, TZANAKAKI G, 'DETECTION OF MICROBIAL SURFACE-ANTIGENS THAT BIND LEWIS(A) ANTIGEN', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 9 15-21 (1994)
1994ESSERY SD, SAADI AT, TWITE SJ, WEIR DM, BLACKWELL CC, BUSUTTIL A, 'LEWIS ANTIGEN EXPRESSION ON HUMAN MONOCYTES AND BINDING OF PYROGENIC TOXINS', AGENTS AND ACTIONS, 41 108-110 (1994)
1994SAADI AT, WEIR DM, POXTON IR, STEWART J, ESSERY SD, BLACKWELL CC, et al., 'ISOLATION OF AN ADHESIN FROM STAPHYLOCOCCUS-AUREUS THAT BINDS LEWIS(A) BLOOD-GROUP ANTIGEN AND ITS RELEVANCE TO SUDDEN-INFANT-DEATH-SYNDROME', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 8 315-320 (1994)
1993BUSUTTIL A, BLACKWELL CC, JAMES VS, MACKENZIE DAC, SAADI AT, WEIR DM, 'ASSESSMENT OF LEWIS BLOOD-GROUP ANTIGENS AND SECRETOR STATUS IN AUTOPSY SPECIMENS', FORENSIC SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL, 61 133-140 (1993)
1993TZANAKAKI G, BLACKWELL CC, KREMASTINOU J, WEIR DM, MENTIS A, FALLON RJ, 'SEROGROUPS, SEROTYPES AND SUBTYPES OF NEISSERIA-MENINGITIDIS ISOLATED FROM PATIENTS AND CARRIERS IN GREECE', JOURNAL OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 38 19-22 (1993)
1993SAADI AT, BLACKWELL CC, RAZA MW, JAMES VS, STEWART J, ELTON RA, WEIR DM, 'FACTORS ENHANCING ADHERENCE OF TOXIGENIC STAPHYLOCOCCUS-AUREUS TO EPITHELIAL-CELLS AND THEIR POSSIBLE ROLE IN SUDDEN-INFANT-DEATH-SYNDROME', EPIDEMIOLOGY AND INFECTION, 110 507-517 (1993)
1993KAKLAMANI E, KARALIS D, KOUMANDAKI Y, KAKLAMANIS P, KATSOUYANNI E, TZANETEA R, et al., 'THE EFFECT OF MYCOPLASMA-ARTHRITIDIS INFECTION ON THE KINETICS OF COLLOIDAL CARBON CLEARANCE IN MICE', FEMS IMMUNOLOGY AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 6 299-306 (1993)
1993BOLAND OM, BLACKWELL CC, CLARKE BF, EWING DJ, 'EFFECTS OF PONALRESTAT, AN ALDOSE REDUCTASE INHIBITOR, ON NEUTROPHIL KILLING OF ESCHERICHIA-COLI AND AUTONOMIC FUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETES-MELLITUS', DIABETES, 42 336-340 (1993)
1993RAZA MW, OGILVIE MM, BLACKWELL CC, STEWART J, ELTON RA, WEIR DM, 'EFFECT OF RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS-INFECTION ON BINDING OF NEISSERIA-MENINGITIDIS AND HAEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE TYPE-B TO A HUMAN EPITHELIAL-CELL LINE (HEP-2)', EPIDEMIOLOGY AND INFECTION, 110 339-347 (1993)
1993BLACKWELL CC, SAADI AT, RAZA MW, WEIR DM, BUSUTTIL A, 'THE POTENTIAL ROLE OF BACTERIAL TOXINS IN SUDDEN-INFANT-DEATH-SYNDROME (SIDS)', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LEGAL MEDICINE, 105 333-338 (1993)
1992BLACKWELL CC, TZANAKAKI G, KREMASTINOU J, WEIR DM, VAKALIS N, ELTON RA, et al., 'FACTORS AFFECTING CARRIAGE OF NEISSERIA-MENINGITIDIS AMONG GREEK MILITARY RECRUITS', EPIDEMIOLOGY AND INFECTION, 108 441-448 (1992)
1992BLACKWELL CC, SAADI AT, RAZA MW, STEWART J, WEIR DM, 'SUSCEPTIBILITY TO INFECTION IN RELATION TO SIDS', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PATHOLOGY, 45 20-24 (1992)
1992ALY FZ, BLACKWELL CC, MACKENZIE DAC, WEIR DM, CLARKE BF, 'FACTORS INFLUENCING ORAL CARRIAGE OF YEASTS AMONG INDIVIDUALS WITH DIABETES-MELLITUS', EPIDEMIOLOGY AND INFECTION, 109 507-518 (1992)
1992ZORGANI AA, STEWART J, BLACKWELL CC, ELTON RA, WEIR DM, 'SECRETOR STATUS AND HUMORAL IMMUNE-RESPONSES TO NEISSERIA-LACTAMICA AND NEISSERIA-MENINGITIDIS', EPIDEMIOLOGY AND INFECTION, 109 445-452 (1992)
1992TZANAKAKI G, BLACKWELL CC, KREMASTINOU J, KALLERGI C, KOUPPARI G, WEIR DM, 'ANTIBIOTIC SENSITIVITIES OF NEISSERIA-MENINGITIDIS ISOLATES FROM PATIENTS AND CARRIERS IN GREECE', EPIDEMIOLOGY AND INFECTION, 108 449-455 (1992)
1992Blackwell CC, Saadi AT, Raza MW, Stewart J, Weir DM, 'Susceptibility to infection in relation to SIDS', Journal of Clinical Pathology, 45 20-24 (1992)
1992Blackwell CC, Saadi AT, Raza MW, Stewart J, Weir DM, 'Susceptibility to infection in relation to SIDS.', J Clin Pathol, 45 20-24 (1992)
1991ALY FZ, BLACKWELL CC, MACKENZIE DAC, WEIR DM, ELTON RA, CUMMING CG, et al., 'CHRONIC ATROPHIC ORAL CANDIDIASIS AMONG PATIENTS WITH DIABETES-MELLITUS - ROLE OF SECRETOR STATUS', EPIDEMIOLOGY AND INFECTION, 106 355-363 (1991)
1991MENTIS A, BLACKWELL CC, WEIR DM, SPILIADIS C, DAILIANAS A, SKANDALIS N, 'ABO BLOOD-GROUP, SECRETOR STATUS AND DETECTION OF HELICOBACTER-PYLORI AMONG PATIENTS WITH GASTRIC OR DUODENAL-ULCERS', EPIDEMIOLOGY AND INFECTION, 106 221-229 (1991)
1991BLACKWELL CC, JAMES VS, DAVIDSON S, WYLD R, BRETTLE RP, ROBERTSON RJ, WEIR DM, 'SECRETOR STATUS AND HETEROSEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HIV', BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 303 825-826 (1991)
1991RAZA MW, BLACKWELL CC, MOLYNEAUX P, JAMES VS, OGILVIE MM, INGLIS JM, WEIR DM, 'ASSOCIATION BETWEEN SECRETOR STATUS AND RESPIRATORY VIRAL ILLNESS', BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 303 815-818 (1991)
1991KAKLAMANI E, KOUMANTAKI Y, KARALIS D, ROMMAIN M, SMETS P, KAKLAMANIS P, et al., 'KLEBSIELLA-PNEUMONIAE GLYCOPROTEIN RU-41740 ENHANCES RESISTANCE OF MICE AGAINST MYCOPLASMA-ARTHRITIDIS-INDUCED ARTHRITIS', FEMS MICROBIOLOGY IMMUNOLOGY, 76 205-210 (1991)
1990TOFT AD, BLACKWELL CC, SAADI AT, WU P, LYMBERI P, SOUDJIDELLI M, WEIR DM, 'SECRETOR STATUS AND INFECTION IN PATIENTS WITH GRAVES-DISEASE', AUTOIMMUNITY, 7 279-289 (1990)
1990BLACKWELL CC, WEIR DM, 'MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE - HIGH VIRULENCE AND LOW TRANSMISSION', LANCET, 336 53-53 (1990)
1990RAHAT A, STEWART J, BLACKWELL CC, WEIR DM, 'SEMIQUANTITATIVE DETERMINATION OF H-TYPE-1 AND TYPE-2 ANTIGENS ON BUCCAL EPITHELIAL-CELLS AND IN SALIVA OF SECRETORS AND NONSECRETORS', VOX SANGUINIS, 59 101-105 (1990)
1990BLACKWELL CC, WEIR DM, JAMES VS, TODD WTA, BANATVALA N, CHAUDHURI AKR, et al., 'SECRETOR STATUS, SMOKING AND CARRIAGE OF NEISSERIA-MENINGITIDIS', EPIDEMIOLOGY AND INFECTION, 104 203-209 (1990)
1989May SJ, Blackwell CC, Weir DM, 'Lewis blood group antigen of non-secretors: a receptor for candida blastospores', FEMS Microbiology Letters, 47 407-409 (1989)
1989Thom SM, Blackwell CC, MacCallum CJ, Weir DM, Brettle RP, Kinane DF, Wray D, 'Non-secretion of blood group antigens and susceptibility to infection by Candida species.', FEMS Microbiol Immunol, 1 401-405 (1989)
1989Blackwell CC, Jonsdottir K, Weir DM, Hanson MF, Cartwright KA, Stewart J, et al., 'Blood group, secretor status and susceptibility to bacterial meningitis.', FEMS Microbiol Immunol, 1 351-356 (1989)
1989Blackwell CC, 'The role of ABO blood groups and secretor status in host defences.', FEMS Microbiol Immunol, 1 341-349 (1989)
1989BLACKWELL CC, WEIR DM, JAMES VS, CARTWRIGHT KAV, STUART JM, JONES DM, 'THE STONEHOUSE STUDY - SECRETOR STATUS AND CARRIAGE OF NEISSERIA SPECIES', EPIDEMIOLOGY AND INFECTION, 102 1-10 (1989)
1989May SJ, Rahat A, Blackwell CC, MacCallum CJ, Brettle RP, Weir DM, 'Characterization of Escherichia coli strains isolated from urine of secretors and non-secretors', FEMS Microbiology Immunology, 47 377-381 (1989)
1989Blackwell CC, Jonsdottir K, Weir DM, Hanson MF, Cartwright KAV, Stewart J, et al., 'Blood group, secretor status and susceptibility to bacterial meningitis', FEMS Microbiology Immunology, 47 351-356 (1989)
1989May SJ, Blackwell CC, Weir DM, 'Lewis a blood group antigen of non-secretors: a receptor for candida blastospores.', FEMS Microbiol Immunol, 1 407-409 (1989)
1989May SJ, Blackwell CC, Brettle RP, MacCallum CJ, Weir DM, 'Non-secretion of ABO blood group antigens: A host factor predisposing to recurrent urinary tract infections and renal scarring', FEMS Microbiology Immunology, 47 383-387 (1989)
1989May SJ, Blackwell CC, Brettle RP, MacCallum CJ, Weir DM, 'Non-secretion of ABO blood group antigens: a host factor predisposing to recurrent urinary tract infections and renal scarring.', FEMS Microbiol Immunol, 1 383-387 (1989)
1989Blackwell CC, 'The role of ABO blood groups and secretor status in host defences', FEMS Microbiology Immunology, 47 341-349 (1989)
1989May SJ, Rahat A, Blackwell CC, MacCallum CJ, Brettle RP, Weir DM, 'Characterization of Escherichia coli strains isolated from urine of secretors and non-secretors.', FEMS Microbiol Immunol, 1 377-381 (1989)
1989BLACKWELL CC, ALY FZM, JAMES VS, WEIR DM, COLLIER A, PATRICK AW, et al., 'BLOOD-GROUP, SECRETOR STATUS AND ORAL CARRIAGE OF YEASTS AMONG PATIENTS WITH DIABETES-MELLITUS', DIABETES RESEARCH CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL, 12 101-104 (1989)
1988BLACKWELL CC, 'SECRETOR STATE OF PATIENTS WITH INSULIN DEPENDENT OR NON-INSULIN DEPENDENT DIABETES-MELLITUS', BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 296 357-357 (1988)
1988BLACKWELL CC, WEIR DM, PATRICK AW, COLLIER A, CLARKE BF, 'SECRETOR STATE AND COMPLEMENT LEVELS (C-3 AND C-4) IN INSULIN DEPENDENT DIABETES-MELLITUS', DIABETES RESEARCH CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL, 9 117-119 (1988)
1988COLLIER A, PATRICK AW, TOFT AD, BLACKWELL CC, JAMES V, WEIR DM, 'INCREASED PREVALENCE OF NON-SECRETORS IN PATIENTS WITH GRAVES-DISEASE - EVIDENCE FOR AN INFECTIVE ETIOLOGY', BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 296 1162-1162 (1988)
1987STUART JM, CARTWRIGHT KAV, JONES DM, NOAH ND, WALL RJ, BLACKWELL CC, et al., 'AN OUTBREAK OF MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE IN STONEHOUSE - PLANNING AND EXECUTION OF A LARGE-SCALE SURVEY', EPIDEMIOLOGY AND INFECTION, 99 579-589 (1987)
1987BLACKWELL CC, WINSTANLEY FP, WEIR DM, KINANE DF, 'LIPOPOLYSACCHARIDE STRUCTURE AND SERUM SENSITIVITY OF NON-SEROGROUPABLE NEISSERIA-MENINGITIDIS', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL & LABORATORY IMMUNOLOGY, 24 29-32 (1987)
1987BLACKWELL CC, JAMES VS, WEIR DM, GEMMILL JD, PATRICK AW, COLLIER A, CLARKE BF, 'SECRETOR STATE OF PATIENTS WITH INSULIN-DEPENDENT OR NON-INSULIN-DEPENDENT DIABETES-MELLITUS', BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 295 1024-1025 (1987)
1987BLACKWELL CC, MAY SJ, BRETTLE RP, MACCALLUM CJ, WEIR DM, 'SECRETOR STATE AND IMMUNOGLOBULIN LEVELS AMONG WOMEN WITH RECURRENT URINARY-TRACT INFECTIONS', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL & LABORATORY IMMUNOLOGY, 22 133-137 (1987)
1987CUMMING CG, WIGHT C, BLACKWELL CC, SCHOU L, ROSS PW, 'DENTURE STOMATITIS IN THE ELDERLY', JOURNAL OF DENTAL RESEARCH, 66 890-890 (1987)
1987SHINEBAUM R, BLACKWELL CC, FORSTER PJG, HURST NP, WEIR DM, NUKI G, 'NON-SECRETION OF ABO BLOOD-GROUP ANTIGENS AS A HOST SUSCEPTIBILITY FACTOR IN THE SPONDYLOARTHROPATHIES', BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 294 208-210 (1987)
1986BLACKWELL CC, JONSDOTTIR K, HANSON MF, WEIR DM, 'NON-SECRETION OF ABO BLOOD-GROUP ANTIGENS PREDISPOSING TO INFECTION BY HAEMOPHILUS-INFLUENZAE', LANCET, 2 687-687 (1986)
1986BLACKWELL CC, THOM SM, LAWRIE OR, WEIR DM, WRAY D, KINANE DF, 'NON-SECRETION OF BLOOD-GROUP ANTIGENS AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TO ORAL INFECTION BY CANDIDA-ALBICANS', JOURNAL OF DENTAL RESEARCH, 65 502-502 (1986)
1986SHINEBAUM R, BLACKWELL CC, FORSTER PJG, WEIR DM, NUKI G, 'ABO BLOOD-GROUP AND SECRETOR STATE IN THE SPONDYLARTHROPATHIES', BRITISH JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY, 25 125-125 (1986)
1986MAY SJ, BLACKWELL CC, WEIR DM, 'NON-SECRETION OF BLOOD-GROUP ANTIGENS AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TO CANDIDA-ALBICANS - THE ROLE OF LEWIS BLOOD-GROUP ANTIGENS', JOURNAL OF DENTAL RESEARCH, 65 503-503 (1986)
1986BLACKWELL CC, JONSDOTTIR K, HANSON M, TODD WTA, CHAUDHURI AKR, MATHEW B, et al., 'NON-SECRETION OF ABO ANTIGENS PREDISPOSING TO INFECTION BY NEISSERIA MENINGITIDIS AND STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE', LANCET, 2 284-285 (1986)
1985WINSTANLEY FP, BLACKWELL CC, WEIR DM, 'FACTORS INFLUENCING HOST SUSCEPTIBILITY TO MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE', BIOMEDICINE & PHARMACOTHERAPY, 39 167-170 (1985)
1984Winstanley FP, Blackwell CC, Tan EL, Patel PV, Parsons NJ, Martin PM, Smith H, 'Alteration of pyocin-sensitivity pattern of Neisseria gonorrhoeae is associated with induced resistance to killing by human serum', Journal of General Microbiology, 130 1303-1306 (1984)
1984KINANE DF, WEIR DM, BLACKWELL CC, WINSTANLEY FP, 'BINDING OF NEISSERIA-GONORRHOEAE BY LECTIN-LIKE RECEPTORS ON HUMAN PHAGOCYTES', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL & LABORATORY IMMUNOLOGY, 13 107-110 (1984)
1984BLACKWELL CC, ANDREW S, MAY SJ, WEIR DM, MACCALLUM C, BRETTLE RP, 'ABO BLOOD-GROUP AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TO URINARY-TRACT INFECTION - NO EVIDENCE FOR INVOLVEMENT OF ISOHEMAGGLUTININS', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL & LABORATORY IMMUNOLOGY, 15 191-194 (1984)
1984WINSTANLEY FP, BLACKWELL CC, WEIR DM, KINANE DF, 'HOST-PARASITE INTERACTIONS INFLUENCING ESTABLISHMENT OF GONOCOCCAL-INFECTION - A PARADOX RESOLVED', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL & LABORATORY IMMUNOLOGY, 14 169-171 (1984)
1984BLACKWELL CC, WINSTANLEY FP, WEIR DM, KINANE DF, 'ABSENCE OF BACTERICIDAL ANTIBODIES AGAINST GROUP-I LIPOPOLYSACCHARIDE DETERMINANTS OF NEISSERIA-GONORRHOEAE DURING HUMAN INFECTION', JOURNAL OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 17 353-356 (1984)
1984WINSTANLEY FP, BLACKWELL CC, TAN EL, PATEL PV, PARSONS NJ, MARTIN PMV, SMITH H, 'ALTERATION OF PYOCIN-SENSITIVITY PATTERN OF NEISSERIA-GONORRHOEAE IS ASSOCIATED WITH INDUCED RESISTANCE TO KILLING BY HUMAN-SERUM', JOURNAL OF GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY, 130 1303-1306 (1984)
1983KINANE DF, BLACKWELL CC, WINSTANLEY FP, WEIR DM, 'BLOOD-GROUP, SECRETOR STATUS, AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TO INFECTION BY NEISSERIA-GONORRHOEAE', BRITISH JOURNAL OF VENEREAL DISEASES, 59 44-46 (1983)
1983WINSTANLEY FP, BLACKWELL CC, WEIR DM, KINANE DF, 'BLOOD-GROUPS AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TO GONOCOCCAL-INFECTION .2. THE RELATIONSHIP OF LIPOPOLYSACCHARIDE TYPE TO GONOCOCCAL SENSITIVITY TO THE BACTERICIDAL ACTIVITY OF NORMAL HUMAN-SERUM', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL & LABORATORY IMMUNOLOGY, 11 27-32 (1983)
1983BLACKWELL CC, KOWOLIK M, WINSTANLEY FP, KINANE DF, WEIR DM, LAW JA, CHOK YLHW, 'ABO BLOOD-GROUP AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TO GONOCOCCAL-INFECTION .1. FACTORS AFFECTING PHAGOCYTOSIS OF NEISSERIA-GONORRHOEAE', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL & LABORATORY IMMUNOLOGY, 10 173-178 (1983)
1983WEIR DM, BLACKWELL CC, STEWART J, GLASS EJ, OLIVER AM, 'MACROPHAGE RECEPTORS FOR BACTERIAL CELL-WALL SUGARS AND IMMUNE-RESPONSE GENES - POSSIBLE DETERMINANTS OF SUSCEPTIBILITY TO INFECTION', BRITISH JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY, 22 161-167 (1983)
1983WINSTANLEY FP, BLACKWELL CC, WEIR DM, KINANE DF, 'GONORRHEA, A PREDISPOSING FACTOR FOR MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE', LANCET, 2 1135-1135 (1983)
1983KINANE DF, BLACKWELL CC, WEIR DM, WINSTANLEY FP, ELTON RA, 'ABO BLOOD-GROUPS AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TO GONOCOCCAL-INFECTION .3. ROLE OF ISOHEMAGGLUTININS IN INCREASED ASSOCIATION OF NEISSERIA-GONORRHOEAE TO MONOCYTES FROM BLOOD GROUP-B INDIVIDUALS', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL & LABORATORY IMMUNOLOGY, 12 83-86 (1983)
1983Weir DM, Blackwell CC, Stewart J, Glass EJ, Oliver AM, 'Macrophage 'receptors' for bacterial cell-wall sugars and immune response genes: Possible determinants of susceptibility to infection', British Journal of Rheumatology, 22 161-167 (1983)
1983WEIR DM, BLACKWELL CC, 'INTERACTION OF BACTERIA WITH THE IMMUNE-SYSTEM', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL & LABORATORY IMMUNOLOGY, 10 1-12 (1983)
1982KINANE DF, BLACKWELL CC, BRETTLE RP, WEIR DM, WINSTANLEY FP, ELTON RA, 'ABO BLOOD-GROUP, SECRETOR STATE, AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TO RECURRENT URINARY-TRACT INFECTION IN WOMEN', BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 285 7-9 (1982)
1982KINANE DF, BLACKWELL CC, WEIR DM, WINSTANLEY FP, 'PHAGOCYTE RECOGNITION OF NEISSERIA-GONORRHOEAE', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL & LABORATORY IMMUNOLOGY, 9 169-172 (1982)
1982BLACKWELL CC, WINSTANLEY FP, BRUNTON WAT, 'SENSITIVITY OF THERMOPHILIC CAMPYLOBACTERS TO R-TYPE PYOCINES OF PSEUDOMONAS-AERUGINOSA', JOURNAL OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 15 247-251 (1982)
1982KINANE DF, BLACKWELL CC, BRETTLE RP, WEIR DM, WINSTANLEY FP, 'ABO BLOOD-GROUP, SECRETOR STATUS DETERMINED FROM SALIVA AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TO URINARY-TRACT INFECTION', JOURNAL OF DENTAL RESEARCH, 61 553-553 (1982)
1981WEIR DM, BLACKWELL CC, MCLEAN CA, 'IMPAIRED BACTERIAL BINDING TO PERITONEAL-EXUDATE CELLS FROM MICE WITH ALLOXAN INDUCED DIABETES', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL & LABORATORY IMMUNOLOGY, 5 37-40 (1981)
1981BLACKWELL CC, LAW JA, 'TYPING OF NON-SEROGROUPABLE NEISSERIA-MENINGITIDIS BY MEANS OF SENSITIVITY TO R-TYPE PYOCINES OF PSEUDOMONAS-AERUGINOSA', JOURNAL OF INFECTION, 3 370-378 (1981)
1979BLACKWELL CC, YOUNG H, ANDERSON I, 'SENSITIVITY OF NEISSERIA-GONORRHOEAE TO PARTIALLY PURIFIED R-TYPE PYOCINES AND A POSSIBLE APPROACH TO EPIDEMIOLOGICAL TYPING', JOURNAL OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 12 321-335 (1979)
1978FREIMER NB, OGMUNDSDOTTIR HM, BLACKWELL CC, SUTHERLAND IW, GRAHAM L, WEIR DM, 'ROLE OF CELL-WALL CARBOHYDRATES IN BINDING OF MICROORGANISMS TO MOUSE PERITONEAL EXUDATE MACROPHAGES', ACTA PATHOLOGICA ET MICROBIOLOGICA SCANDINAVICA SECTION B-MICROBIOLOGY, 86 53-57 (1978)
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Conference (6 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2011Moscovis SM, Hall ST, Gleeson M, Scott R, Blackwell CC, 'Genetics, gender and environment: Effects on inflammatory responses and implications for Indigenous women', Proceedings of the 3rd Coalition for Research to Improve Aboriginal Health (CRIAH) Aboriginal Health Research Conference, Sydney, NSW (2011) [E3]
2011Ashhurst-Smith CIJ, Hall ST, Stuart JE, Liet E, Walker PJ, Dorrington R, et al., 'Alloiococcus otitidis: The major isolate from both urban and rural/remote children with chronic otitis media with effusion (glue ear)', Proceedings of the 3rd Coalition for Research to Improve Aboriginal Health (CRIAH) Aboriginal Health Research Conference, Sydney, NSW (2011) [E3]
2011Ashhurst-Smith CIJ, Hall ST, Stuart JE, Walker PJ, Dorrington R, Eisenberg R, et al., 'Antibiotic resistance among alloiococcus otitidis isolates from Indigenous and non-Indigenous children with otitis media with effusion (OME)', Proceedings of the 3rd Coalition for Research to Improve Aboriginal Health (CRIAH) Aboriginal Health Research Conference, Sydney, NSW (2011) [E3]
2009Hall ST, Tzanakaki G, Kremastinou J, Scott R, Blackwell CC, Titmarsh CJ, Moscovis SM, 'Comparison of cytokine gene polymorphisms among Greek patients with meningococcal or viral meningitis', The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, Brussels, Belgium (2009) [E3]
2007Hall ST, Stuart JE, Blackwell CC, Robilliard M, Dorrington R, Ashhurst-Smith CIJ, et al., '24 Common Themes of Successful Health Service Models in Rural Australia', 2007 Rural Health Research Colloquium. Official Program, Tamworth, NSW (2007) [E3]

Co-authors: Rodney Scott

2002Braun JM, Blackwell CC, Poxton IR, El Ahmer O, Gordon AE, Al Madani OM, et al., 'Proinflammatory responses to lipo-oligosaccharide of Neisseria meningitidis immunotype strains in relation to virulence and disease', JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, GALVERSTON, TEXAS (2002)
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants17
Total funding$1,305,521

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2013 (1 grants)

International Congress on Meningeal Disease Vaccines, Varadero Cuba, 19-24 May 2013$1,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Caroline Blackwell
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,50020132013
GNo:G1300659

2011 (1 grants)

Soria Moria Conference on Paediatric Forensic Medicine, Oslo, Norway, 19 - 21 May 2011$780
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Caroline Blackwell
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$78020112011
GNo:G1100632

2010 (1 grants)

The role of infection and inflammation in stillbirths$25,000
Funding Body: Stillbirth Foundation Australia

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Caroline Blackwell
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$25,00020102010
GNo:G0190602

2009 (2 grants)

Stress during pregnancy and the developmental origins of renal disease in aboriginal Australians$832,535
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Professor Eugenie Lumbers, Conjoint Professor Caroline Blackwell, Dr Edouard Tursan D'Espaignet, Professor Pathik Wadhwa, Conjoint Associate Professor Andrew Bisits
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$832,53520092011
GNo:G0188884

Meningococcal Research$1,500
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Caroline Blackwell
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,50020092009
GNo:G0189965

2008 (2 grants)

Equipment Grant for BioRad Power Pack for Gel Electrophoresis and Gel Drying$4,394
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Caroline Blackwell
SchemeRole
Equipment GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$4,39420082008
GNo:G0189458

The 2008 Soria Moria Course on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Paediatric Forensic Medicine and Pathology, Oslo, Norway, 27/11/2008 - 29/11/2008$2,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Caroline Blackwell
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,50020082008
GNo:G0189668

2007 (2 grants)

Development of 16s ribsome DNA for identification of bacteria causing ear infections in Aboriginal Children from rural communities$8,190
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Caroline Blackwell, Conjoint Associate Professor John Stuart
SchemeRole
Pilot GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$8,19020072007
GNo:G0187856

Cytokine gene polymorphisms among Greek patients with meningococcal disease$3,606
Funding Body: Meningitis Association of Scotland

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Caroline Blackwell
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$3,60620072007
GNo:G0187752

2006 (2 grants)

The Effects of Genetic Background and Cigarette Smoke on Inflammatory Responses Implicated in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome$307,136
Funding Body: Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Caroline Blackwell, Emeritus Professor Maree Gleeson, Professor Rodney Scott
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$307,13620062009
GNo:G0186233

In vitro assessment of genetic and environmental risk factors for SIDS$14,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Caroline Blackwell, Professor Rodney Scott, Emeritus Professor Maree Gleeson
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$14,00020062006
GNo:G0186556

2005 (2 grants)

Passive exposure to cigarette smoke, inflammatory and immune responses in young children $41,070
Funding Body: Babes In Arms, UK

SchemeRole
International Science Linkages Programme - Competitive GrantsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$41,07020052006
GNo:431869

SIDS and Stillbirth Symposium. 11 March 2005$310
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Caroline Blackwell
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$31020052005
GNo:G0185199

2004 (1 grants)

Assessment of Allioiococcus Otitis for its potential as a pathogen in otitis media$19,000
Funding Body: Hunter Children`s Research Foundation

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor John Stuart, Conjoint Professor Caroline Blackwell
SchemeRole
Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$19,00020042004
GNo:G0184566

2002 (3 grants)

The effects of cigarette smoke on immune and inflammatory responses in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children with middle ear infections.$24,000
Funding Body: John Hunter Children`s Hospital Research Foundation

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor John Stuart, Conjoint Professor Caroline Blackwell
SchemeRole
Research Grant (Defunct)Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$24,00020022002
GNo:G0182334

Genetic factors influencing inflammatory responses to microorganisms$10,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Caroline Blackwell
SchemeRole
New Staff GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020022002
GNo:G0182533

Genetic factors influencing inflammatory responses to microorganisms.$10,000
Funding Body: Babes In Arms, UK

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Caroline Blackwell, Emeritus Professor Maree Gleeson
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020022002
GNo:G0182525
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions1

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
20052017Masters Microbiology
University of Newcastle
Co-SupervisorAlloiococcus otitidis and middle ear infections

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2012PhD (Immunology & Microbiol)Principal SupervisorThe Role of Alloiococcus otitidis in Otitis Media
2011PhD (Immunology & Microbiol)Co-SupervisorSusceptibility to and Severity of Inflammatory-related Diseases in Indigenous Australians; An In Vitro Investigation of Associated Environmental and Genetic Risk Factors
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Conjoint Professor Cecilia (Caroline) Blackwell

Work Phone(02) 4921 4028
Fax(02) 4921 4023
Email
PositionConjoint Professor
School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy
Faculty of Health and Medicine
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaImmunology and Microbiology
Office
JHH,
John Hunter Hospital,
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URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/caroline-blackwell