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Biography

I am an internationally recognised leader in the pathophysiology of human pregnancy. I have been awarded medals and published in Nature, Nature Medicine and the New England Journal of Medicine and Scientific American; Science has reviewed my work. I have been a visiting Professor at Harvard, Yale and the NIH Perinatal Research Branch.

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of London
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery, University of Sydney

Research

Research keywords

  • premature labour
  • preterm birth

Research expertise

Clinical and basic science expertise in the physiology of human birth and the pathophysiology of premature birth.

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
111400Paediatrics And Reproductive Medicine50
110300Clinical Sciences35
060499Genetics Not Elsewhere Classified15

Awards

Distinction.

2012Life Member Endocrine Society of Australia for services rendered
The Endocrine Society of Australia (Australia)
For services rendered in the field of Endocrinology

Recognition.

2013Member of the Order of Australia for services to research and specifically in the area of wome
The Council of the Order of Australia (Australia)
In recognition of outstanding achievements and service.
2012Indigenous Collaboration Staff Excellence Award
University of Newcastle (Australia)
Indigenous Collaboration Staff Excellence Award
2010Excellence in Innovation Award
Newcastle Commercial Development Arm (Australia)
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2009Santa Chiara Prize for Multidisciplinary Research
University of Siena (Australia)
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2003Fellowship ad eundem
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstretrics and Gynecology (Australia)
Awarded "Fellowship ad eundem" of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstretrics and Gynecology. This was the first fellowship to be conferred to a non-obstetrician in recognitin of this work in the field of obsterics and gynecology
2000Asia & Oceania Medal
Society for Endocrinology (UK) (Australia)
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2000Award for Research Excellence
Hunter Medical Research Institute (Australia)
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Invitations

2nd International workshop on Biomarkers and PTD
World Health Organisation, Denmark (International Workshop)
2004
Placenta and Brain, Birth and Behavior, Health and Disease, Washington, 10th June
American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, United States (Conference Presentation - non published.)
2002
1st International Summit on Preterm Birth
Society for Gynaecological Investigation, Italy (Conference Presentation - non published.)
2005
46th RCOG Study Group
Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynecology , United Kingdom (Study Group)
2003
24th Winter Neuropeptide Conference, Breckenridge, Colorado 1st-4th Feb
National Institute of Health, United States (Conference Presentation - non published.)
2003

Administrative

Administrative expertise

Previous assistant dean research, currently Director of the Department of Endocrinology John Hunter Hospital and Co-Director of the University of Newcastle Priority Research Centre in Reproductive Science and Director of the Mothers and Babies Research Centre.

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • endocrinology

Teaching expertise

Teaching endocrinology to medical students

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Highlighted Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

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2005Bisits AM, Smith R, Mesiano S, Yeo GS, Kwek K, Macintyre DA, Chan EC, 'Inflammatory Aetiology of Human Myometrial Activation Tested Using Directed Graphs', PLoS Computational Biology, 1 0132-136 (2005) [C1]
2002Mesiano S, Chan EC, Fitter JT, Kwek K, Yeo G, Smith R, 'Progesterone withdrawal and estrogen activation in human parturition are coordinated by progesterone receptor-A expression in the myometrium', Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 87 2924-2930 (2002) [C1]

Co-authors: John Fitter

2002King B, Smith R, Nicholson RC, 'Novel glucocorticoid and cAMP interactions on the CRH gene promoter', Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, 194 19-28 (2002) [C1]

Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

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Book (1 outputs)

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2001Smith R, The Endocrinology of Parturition ¿ Basic Science and Clinical Application, Karger, London, 316 (2001) [A3]

Chapter (12 outputs)

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2013Smith R, Paul J, Chan C, Keelan J, 'The role of the primate placenta in term and preterm parturition', The Placenta: Development, Function and Diseases, Nova Science, Hauppaugue, NY 335-346 (2013) [B1]
2012Schjenken JE, Tolosa Gonzalez JM, Paul JW, Clifton VL, Smith R, 'Mechanisms of maternal immune tolerance during pregnancy', Recent Advances in Research on the Human Placenta, InTech, Rijeka, Croatia 211-242 (2012) [B1]
2012Pan X, Smith R, Zakar T, 'DNA methylation in development', Embryology - Updates and Highlights on Classic Topics, InTech, Rijeka, Croatia 143-170 (2012) [B1]
2011Young IR, Renfree MB, Mesiano S, Shaw G, Jenkin G, Smith R, 'The comparative physiology of parturition in mammals: Hormones and paturition in mammals', Hormones and Reproduction of Vertebrates Volume 5: Mammals, Elsevier, Amsterdam 95-116 (2011) [B1]
2010Smith R, Smith JI, Bisits AM, 'The Endocrine Regulation of Human Labour', Preterm Birth: Prevention and Management, Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken 78-87 (2010) [B1]
2010Smith R, Lau SL, 'The endocrinology of human pregnancy and parturition', Endocrinology: Adult and Pediatric, Saunders Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA 2612-2623 (2010) [B2]
2007Smith R, 'Stress and the pathophysiology of human birth', Preterm Birth: Mechanisms, Mediators, Prediction, Prevention and Interventions, Informa Healthcare, London, United Kingdom 42-48 (2007) [B1]
2006Murphy VE, Smith R, Giles WB, Clifton VL, 'The role of the mother, placenta, and fetus in the control of fetal growth during human pregnancy', Perinatal Programming: Early Life Determinants of Adult Health & Disease, Taylor & Francis, London 3-16 (2006) [B1]
2005Smith R, Mesiano S, Nicholson RC, Clifton VL, Zakar T, Chan EC, et al., 'The Regulation of Human Parturition', Birth, Distress and Disease: Placental-Brain Interactions, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 77-90 (2005) [B1]

Co-authors: Vicki Clifton

2004Smith R, Mesiano S, Nicholson RC, Zakar T, Chan EC, Bisits AM, et al., 'Control of the length of gestation: lessons from women', Preterm Birth, RCOG Press, London 13-27 (2004) [B1]

Co-authors: Vicki Clifton

2001Cole S, Smith R, Bisits AM, 'Pharmacotherapy for Preterm Labour', The Endocrinology of Parturition, Karger, Switzerland 279-307 (2001) [B1]
2000Smith R, Changs E-C, Mesiano S, Nicholson R, Cheng Y-H, Bowman M, et al., 'Regulation of parturition: The role of CRH', Hormones and Women's Health The Reproductive Years, Harwood Academic Publishers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 215-219 (2000) [B1]
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Journal article (217 outputs)

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2014Smith CJA, Bensing S, Maltby VE, Zhang M, Scott RJ, Smith R, et al., 'Intermediate lobe immunoreactivity in a patient with suspected lymphocytic hypophysitis', Pituitary, 17 22-29 (2014)
2014Parkington HC, Stevenson J, Tonta MA, Paul J, Butler T, Maiti K, et al., 'Diminished hERG K+ channel activity facilitates strong human labour contractions but is dysregulated in obese women.', Nat Commun, 5 4108 (2014)
2014Martin JE, Hure AJ, Macdonald-Wicks L, Smith R, Collins CE, 'Predictors of post-partum weight retention in a prospective longitudinal study', Maternal and Child Nutrition, 10 496-509 (2014)
2014Chai SY, Smith R, Fitter JT, Mitchell C, Pan X, Ilicic M, et al., 'Increased progesterone receptor A expression in labouring human myometrium is associated with decreased promoter occupancy by the histone demethylase JARID1A.', Mol Hum Reprod, 20 442-453 (2014)
2014Blumfield ML, Hure AJ, MacDonald-Wicks LK, Smith R, Simpson SJ, Giles WB, et al., 'Dietary balance during pregnancy is associated with fetal adiposity and fat distribution', World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics, 109 103-104 (2014)
2014Mah BL, Bakermans-Kranenburg MJ, Van Ijzendoorn MH, Smith R, 'OXYTOCIN PROMOTES PROTECTIVE BEHAVIOR IN DEPRESSED MOTHERS: A PILOT STUDY WITH THE ENTHUSIASTIC STRANGER PARADIGM.', Depress Anxiety, (2014)
2014Pan X, Smith R, Scott RJ, Fitter J, Zakar T, 'Corticotropin Releasing Hormone (CRH) Expression Is Controlled by DNA Methylation in the Trophoblast', REPRODUCTIVE SCIENCES, 21 393A-394A (2014)
2014Smith CJA, Bensing S, Maltby VE, Zhang M, Scott RJ, Smith R, et al., 'Intermediate lobe immunoreactivity in a patient with suspected lymphocytic hypophysitis', PITUITARY, 17 22-29 (2014)
2014Rae KM, Weatherall L, Blackwell C, Pringle K, Smith R, Lumbers E, 'Long conversations: Gomeroi gaaynggal tackles renal disease in the Indigenous community', Australasian Epidemiologist, 21 44-48 (2014)

Co-authors: Kym Rae

2014Kandasamy Y, Smith R, Wright IMR, Lumbers ER, 'Reduced nephron endowment in the neonates of Indigenous Australian peoples', JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENTAL ORIGINS OF HEALTH AND DISEASE, 5 31-35 (2014)
2013Kandasamy Y, Smith R, Wright IMR, Lumbers ER, 'Extra-uterine renal growth in preterm infants: Oligonephropathy and prematurity', PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY, 28 1791-1796 (2013) [C1]
2013Blumfield ML, Hure AJ, Macdonald-Wicks L, Smith R, Collins CE, 'Micronutrient intakes during pregnancy in developed countries: systematic review and meta-analysis', NUTRITION REVIEWS, 71 118-132 (2013) [C1]
2013Kandasamy Y, Smith R, Wright IMR, Lumbers ER, 'Relationships between glomerular filtration rate and kidney volume in low-birth-weight neonates', JOURNAL OF NEPHROLOGY, 26 894-898 (2013) [C1]
2013Kandasamy Y, Smith R, Wright I, Hartley L, 'Use of digital retinal imaging in screening for retinopathy of prematurity', JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRICS AND CHILD HEALTH, 49 E1-E5 (2013) [C1]
2013Torricelli M, Voltolini C, Vellucci FL, Conti N, Bocchi C, Severi FM, et al., 'Fetal gender effects on induction of labor in postdate pregnancies', Reproductive Sciences, 20 670-674 (2013) [C1]
2013Kandasamy Y, Smith R, Wright IMR, 'Measuring Cystatin C to Determine Renal Function in Neonates', PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, 14 318-322 (2013) [C1]
2013Chen Y, Allars M, Pan X, Maiti K, Angeli G, Smith R, Nicholson RC, 'Effects of corticotrophin releasing hormone (CRH) on cell viability and differentiation in the human BeWo choriocarcinoma cell line: a potential syncytialisation inducer distinct from cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP)', REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY AND ENDOCRINOLOGY, 11 (2013) [C1]
2013Smith R, Zakar T, Madsen G, 'Mammalian Labor: Variations on a Theme by Amniota', ENDOCRINOLOGY, 154 584-588 (2013) [C1]
2013Kandasamy Y, Smith R, Wright IMR, 'Relationship between the Retinal Microvasculature and Renal Volume in Low-Birth-Weight Babies', AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PERINATOLOGY, 30 477-481 (2013) [C1]
2013Butler T, Paul J, Europe-Finner N, Smith R, Chan E-C, 'Role of serine-threonine phosphoprotein phosphatases in smooth muscle contractility', AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-CELL PHYSIOLOGY, 304 C485-C504 (2013) [C1]
2013Mah BL, Van IJzendoorn MH, Smith R, Bakermans-Kranenburg MJ, 'Oxytocin in postnatally depressed mothers: Its influence on mood and expressed emotion', Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 40 267-272 (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]
2013Smith R, Maiti K, Aitken RJ, 'Unexplained antepartum stillbirth: A consequence of placental aging?', PLACENTA, 34 310-313 (2013) [C3]
2012Galal M, Symonds IM, Murray H, Petraglia F, Smith R, 'Postterm pregnancy', Facts, Views & Visions in OBGYN, 4 175-187 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Ian Symonds

2012Tolosa Gonzalez JM, Schjenken JE, Clifton VL, Vargas A, Barbeau B, Lowry P, et al., 'The endogenous retroviral envelope protein syncytin-1 inhibits LPS/PHA-stimulated cytokine responses in human blood and is sorted into placental exosomes', Placenta, 33 933-941 (2012) [C1]
2012Kandasamy Y, Smith R, Wright IM, Hartley L, 'Optic disc measurements in full term infants', British Journal of Ophthalmology, 96 662-664 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Ian Wright

2012Chai S, Smith R, Zakar T, Mitchell CM, Madsen GM, 'Term myometrium is characterized by increased activating epigenetic modifications at the progesterone receptor-A promoter', Molecular Human Reproduction, 18 401-409 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Gemma Madsen

2012Kandasamy Y, Smith R, Wright IM, Hartley L, 'Relationship between birth weight and retinal microvasculature in newborn infants', Journal of Perinatology, 32 443-447 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Ian Wright

2012Blumfield ML, Hure AJ, MacDonald-Wicks LK, Smith R, Simpson S, Raubenheimer D, Collins CE, 'The association between the macronutrient content of maternal diet and the adequacy of micronutrients during pregnancy in the Women and Their Children's Health (WATCH) Study', Nutrients, 4 1958-1976 (2012) [C1]
2012Wynne OL, Horvat JC, Smith R, Hansbro PM, Clifton VL, Hodgson DM, 'Effect of neonatal respiratory infection on adult BALB/c hippocampal glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid receptors', Developmental Psychobiology, 54 568-575 (2012) [C1]
2012Hure AJ, Collins CE, Giles WB, Paul JW, Smith R, 'Greater maternal weight gain during pregnancy predicts a large but lean fetal phenotype: A prospective cohort study', Maternal and Child Health Journal, 16 1374-1384 (2012) [C1]
2012Hure AJ, Collins CE, Smith R, 'A longitudinal study of maternal folate and vitamin B12 status in pregnancy and postpartum, with the same infant markers at 6 months of age', Maternal and Child Health Journal, 16 792-801 (2012) [C1]
2012Kandasamy Y, Smith R, Wright IM, 'Retinal microvascular changes in low-birth-weight babies have a link to future health', Journal of Perinatal Medicine, 40 209-214 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Ian Wright

2012Blumfield ML, Hure AJ, MacDonald-Wicks LK, Smith R, Collins CE, 'Systematic review and meta-analysis of energy and macronutrient intakes during pregnancy in developed countries', Nutrition Reviews, 70 322-336 (2012) [C1]
2012Kandasamy Y, Smith R, Wright IM, 'Oligonephropathy of prematurity', American Journal of Perinatology, 29 115-120 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Ian Wright

2012Wadhwa PD, Simhan HN, Entringer S, Buss C, Smith R, Hobel CJ, et al., 'Variation in the maternal corticotrophin releasing hormone-binding protein (CRH-BP) gene and birth weight in Blacks, Hispanics and Whites', PLOS One, 7 1-10 (2012) [C1]
2012Abou-Seif C, Shipman KL, Allars MJ, Norris MH, Chen Y, Smith R, Nicholson RC, 'Tissue specific epigenetic differences in CRH gene expression', Frontiers in Bioscience, 17 713-725 (2012) [C1]
2012Smith R, Paul JW, Maiti K, Tolosa Gonzalez JM, Madsen GM, 'Recent advances in understanding the endocrinology of human birth', Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism, 23 516-523 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Gemma Madsen

2012Blumfield ML, Hure AJ, MacDonald-Wicks LK, Smith R, Simpson SJ, Giles WB, et al., 'Dietary balance during pregnancy is associated with fetal adiposity and fat distribution', American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 96 1032-1041 (2012) [C1]
2012Smith R, Maiti K, 'The placenta, a transducer linking maternal nutrition to adult disease in the offspring?', Endocrinology, 153 1572-1574 (2012) [C3]
2012Hure AJ, Collins CE, Giles WB, Wright IM, Smith R, 'Protocol for the Women and Their Children's Health (WATCH) Study: A cohort of pregnancy and beyond', Journal of Epidemiology, 22 267-275 (2012) [C3]
2011Torricelli M, Novembri R, Voltolini C, Conti N, Biliotti G, Piccolini E, et al., 'Biochemical and biophysical predictors of the response to the induction of labor in nulliparous postterm pregnancy', American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 204 e1-e6 (2011) [C1]
2011Wynne OL, Horvat JC, Osei-Kumah A, Smith R, Hansbro PM, Clifton VL, Hodgson DM, 'Early life infection alters adult BALB/c hippocampal gene expression in a sex specific manner', Stress-the International Journal on the Biology of Stress, 14 247-261 (2011) [C1]
2011Blumfield ML, Hure AJ, MacDonald-Wicks LK, Patterson AJ, Smith R, Collins CE, 'Disparities exist between National Food Group Recommendations and the dietary intakes of women', BMC Women's Health, 11 37 (2011) [C1]
2011Maiti K, Paul JW, Read MA, Chan EC, Riley SC, Nahar P, Smith R, 'G-1-activated membrane estrogen receptors mediate increased contractility of the human myometrium', Endocrinology, 152 2448-2455 (2011) [C1]
2011Chen Y, Allars MJ, Maiti K, Angeli GL, Abou-Seif C, Smith R, Nicholson RC, 'Factors affecting cytotrophoblast cell viability and differentiation: Evidence of a link between syncytialisation and apoptosis', International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, 43 821-828 (2011) [C1]
2011Wynne OL, Horvat JC, Kim RY, Ong LK, Smith R, Hansbro PM, et al., 'Neonatal respiratory infection and adult re-infection: Effect on glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid receptors in the hippocampus in BALB/c mice', Brain Behavior and Immunity, 25 1214-1222 (2011) [C1]
2011Osei-Kumah A, Smith R, Jurisica I, Caniggia I, Clifton VL, 'Sex-specific differences in placental global gene expression in pregnancies complicated by asthma', Placenta, 32 570-578 (2011) [C1]
2011Paul JW, Maiti K, Read MA, Hure AJ, Smith JI, Chan EC, Smith R, 'Phasic phosphorylation of caldesmon and ERK 1/2 during contractions in human myometrium', PLoS ONE, 6 1-7 (2011) [C1]
2011Kandasamy Y, Smith R, Wright IM, 'Retinal microvasculature measurements in full-term newborn infants', Microvascular Research, 82 381-384 (2011) [C1]

Co-authors: Ian Wright

2011Kandasamy Y, Smith R, Wright IM, Hartley L, 'Pain relief for premature infants during ophthalmology assessment', Journal of AAPOS, 15 276-280 (2011) [C1]

Co-authors: Ian Wright

2011Scott NM, Hodyl NA, Osei-Kumah A, Stark MJ, Smith R, Clifton VL, 'The presence of maternal asthma during pregnancy suppresses the placental pro-inflammatory response to an immune challenge in vitro', Placenta, 32 454-461 (2011) [C1]

Co-authors: Vicki Clifton

2011Rae KM, Weatherall LJ, Naden ML, Slater PE, Smith R, 'Gomeroi Gaaynggal - Moving forward', Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, 35 28-29 (2011) [C3]

Co-authors: Kym Rae

2010Sokolowski P, Saison F, Giles W, McGrath SA, Smith D, Smith JI, Smith R, 'Human uterine wall tension trajectories and the onset of parturition', Plos One, 5 1-10 (2010) [C1]
2010Equils O, Nambiar P, Hobel CJ, Smith R, Simmons CF, Vali S, 'A computer simulation of progesterone and Cox2 inhibitor treatment for preterm labor', Plos One, 5 e8502 (2010) [C1]
2010Osei-Kumah A, Wark PA, Smith R, Clifton VL, 'Asthma during pregnancy alters immune cell profile and airway epithelial chemokine release', Inflammation Research, 59 349-358 (2010) [C1]
2010Clifton VL, Hodyl NA, Murphy VE, Giles WB, Baxter RC, Smith R, 'Effect of maternal asthma, inhaled glucocorticoids and cigarette use during pregnancy on the newborn insulin-like growth factor axis', Growth Hormone and IGF Research, 20 39-48 (2010) [C1]
2010Hodyl NA, Wyper HJ, Osei-Kumah A, Scott NM, Murphy VE, Gibson PG, et al., 'Sex-specific associations between cortisol and birth weight in pregnancies complicated by asthma are not due to differential glucocorticoid receptor expression', Thorax, 65 677-683 (2010) [C1]
2009Hure AJ, Young AF, Smith R, Collins CE, 'Diet and pregnancy status in Australian women', Public Health Nutrition, 12 853-861 (2009) [C1]
2009Rae KM, Weatherall LJ, Smith R, Mackay PJ, 'The birth of Gomeroi Gaaynggal', Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, 33 9-11 (2009) [C1]

Co-authors: Kym Rae

2009Smith R, Smith JI, Shen XB, Engel PJ, Bowman M, McGrath SA, et al., 'Patterns of plasma corticotropin-releasing hormone, progesterone, estradiol, and estriol change and the onset of human labor', Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 94 2066-2074 (2009) [C1]
2009Clifton VL, Engel PJ, Smith R, Gibson PG, Brinsmead MW, Giles WB, 'Maternal and neonatal outcomes of pregnancies complicated by asthma in an Australian population', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 49 619-626 (2009) [C1]
2009Fuery PJ, Smith R, Rae KM, Burgess R, Fuery KL, 'Morality, duty, and the arts in health: A project on Aboriginal underage pregnancy', Arts & Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice, 1 36-47 (2009) [C1]
2009Merlino A, Welsh T, Erdonmez T, Madsen GM, Zakar T, Smith R, et al., 'Nuclear progesterone receptor expression in the human fetal membranes and decidua at term before and after labor', Reproductive Sciences, 16 357-363 (2009) [C1]
2009Macintyre DA, Smith R, Yeo G, Kwek K, Bisits AM, Chan EC, 'Spontaneous and induced labour are associated with different myometrial proteomes in the human', Proteomics Clinical Applications, 3 288-298 (2009) [C1]
2009Scott NM, Hodyl NA, Murphy VE, Osei-Kumah A, Wyper H, Hodgson DM, et al., 'Placental cytokine expression covaries with maternal asthma severity and fetal sex', Journal of Immunology, 182 1411-1420 (2009) [C1]
2009Tyson EK, Smith R, Read MA, 'Evidence that corticotropin-releasing hormone modulates myometrial contractility during human pregnancy', Endocrinology, 150 5617-5625 (2009) [C1]
2009Carlin A, Norman J, Cole S, Smith R, 'Tocolytics and preterm labour: Whether to treat or not is the real dilemma, not which drug to use', British Medical Journal, 339 727-728 (2009) [C3]
2008Uh A, Nicholson RC, Gonzalez GV, Simmons CF, Gombart A, Smith R, Equils O, 'Lipopolysaccharide stimulation of trophoblasts induces corticotropin-releasing hormone expression through MyD88', American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 199 317.e1-317.e6 (2008) [C1]
2008Leong A, Norman JE, Smith R, 'Vascular and myometrial changes in the human uterus at term', Reproductive Sciences, 15 59-65 (2008) [C1]
2008Tyson EK, Macintyre DA, Smith R, Chan EC, Read MA, 'Evidence that a protein kinase A substrate, small heat-shock protein 20, modulates myometrial relaxation in human pregnancy', Endocrinology, 149 6157-6165 (2008) [C1]
2008Johnson RF, Rennie N, Murphy VE, Zakar T, Clifton VL, Smith R, 'Expression of glucocorticoid receptor messenger ribonucleic acid transcripts in the human placenta at term', Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 93 4887-4893 (2008) [C1]
2008Hure AJ, Smith R, Collins CE, 'A recruiting failure turned success', BMC Health Services Research, 8 1-6 (2008) [C1]
2008Lau SL, McGrath S, Evain-Brion D, Smith R, 'Clinical and biochemical improvement in acromegaly during pregnancy', JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION, 31 255-261 (2008) [C1]
2008Osei-Kumah A, Smith R, Clifton VL, 'Maternal and cord plasma cytokine and chemokine profile in pregnancies complicated by asthma', Cytokine, 43 187-193 (2008) [C1]
2008Macintyre DA, Tyson EK, Read MA, Smith R, Yeo G, Kwek K, Chan EC, 'Contraction in human myometrium is associated with changes in small heat shock proteins', Endocrinology, 149 245-252 (2008) [C1]
2008Engel PJ, Smith R, Brinsmead MW, Bowe SJ, Clifton VL, 'Male sex and pre-existing diabetes are independent risk factors for stillbirth', Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 48 375-383 (2008) [C1]
2007Smith R, Nicholson RC, 'Corticotrophin releasing hormone and the timing of birth', Frontiers in Bioscience, 12 912-918 (2007) [C1]
2007Smith R, Van Helden DF, Hirst JJ, Zakar T, Read MA, Chan EC, et al., 'Pathological interactions with the timing of birth and uterine activation', Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 47 430-437 (2007) [C1]
2007Smith R, 'Parturition', New England Journal of Medicine, 356 271-283 (2007) [C1]
2007Murphy VE, Fittock RJ, Zarzycki PK, Delahunty MM, Smith R, Clifton VL, 'Metabolism of synthetic steroids by the human placenta', Placenta, 28 39-46 (2007) [C1]
2007Tolosa Gonzalez JM, Schjenken JE, Civiti TD, Clifton VL, Smith R, 'Column-based method to simultaneously extract DNA, RNA, and proteins from the same sample', Biotechniques, 43 799-804 (2007) [C1]
2007Macintyre DA, Chan EC, Smith R, 'Myometrial activation: Coordination, connectivity and contractility', Fetal and Maternal Medicine Review, 18 333-356 (2007) [C1]
2007Madsen GM, Macintyre DA, Mesiano S, Smith R, 'Progesterone receptor or cytoskeletal protein?', Reproductive Sciences, 14 217-222 (2007) [C1]
2007Macintyre DA, Smith R, Chan EC, 'Differential enrichment of high- and low-molecular weight proteins and concurrent RNA extraction (vol 359, pg 274, 2006)', Analytical Biochemistry, 364 95 (2007) [C3]
2006Murphy VE, Smith R, Giles WB, Clifton VL, 'Endocrine regulation of human fetal growth: The role of the mother, placenta, and fetus', Endocrine Reviews, 27 141-169 (2006) [C1]
2006Murphy VE, Johnson RF, Wang YC, Akinsanya K, Gibson PG, Smith R, Clifton VL, 'Proteomic study of plasma proteins in pregnant women with asthma', Respirology, 11 41-48 (2006) [C1]
2006Osei-Kumah A, Ammit AJ, Smith R, Ge Q, Clifton VL, 'Inflammatory mediator release in normal bronchial smooth muscle cells is altered by pregnant maternal and fetal plasma independent of asthma', Placenta, 27 847-852 (2006) [C1]
2006Power ML, Bowman M, Smith R, Ziegler TE, Layne DG, Schulkin J, Tardif SD, 'Pattern of maternal serum corticotropin-releasing hormone concentration during pregnancy in the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus)', American Journal of Primatology, 68 181-188 (2006) [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]

DOI: 10.1139/o05-139

Co-authors: B King

2006Gill AW, Madsen GM, Knox M, Bisits AM, Giles WB, Tudehope D, et al., 'Neonatal neurodevelopmental outcomes following tocolysis with glycerol trinitrate patches', American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 195 484-487 (2006) [C1]
2006Zarzycki PK, Kulhanek KM, Smith R, Clifton VL, 'Determination of steroids in human plasma using temperature-dependent inclusion chromatography for metabolomic investigations', Journal of Chromatography A, 1104 203-208 (2006) [C1]
2006Macintyre DA, Smith R, Chan EC, 'Differential enrichment of high- and low-molecular weight proteins and concurrent RNA extraction', Analytical Biochemistry, 359 274-276 (2006) [C1]
2005Zarzycki PK, Kulhanek KM, Smith R, Bartoszuk MA, Lamparczyk H, 'Planar chromatography versus column chromatography: A performance comparison', Lc Gc North America, 23 286-300 (2005) [C1]
2005Bisits AM, Smith R, Mesiano S, Yeo GS, Kwek K, Macintyre DA, Chan EC, 'Inflammatory Aetiology of Human Myometrial Activation Tested Using Directed Graphs', PLoS Computational Biology, 1 0132-136 (2005) [C1]
2005Murphy VE, Gibson PG, Smith R, Clifton VL, 'Asthma during pregnancy: mechanisms and treatment implications', European Respiratory Journal, 25 731-750 (2005) [C1]
2005Clifton VL, Crompton R, Read MA, Gibson PG, Smith R, Wright IM, 'Microvascular Effects of Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone in Human Skin Vary in Relation to Estrogen Concentration During the Menstrual Cycle', Journal of Endocrinology, 186 69-76 (2005) [C1]
2005Murphy VE, Johnson RF, Wang Y-C, Akinsanya K, Gibson PG, Smith R, Clifton VL, 'The Effect of Maternal Asthma on Placental and Cord Blood Protein Profiles', Society for Gynecological Investigation Journal, 12 349-355 (2005) [C1]
2005Zarzycki P, Kulhanek K, Smith R, Bartozsuk M, Lamparczyk H, 'Planar Chromatography shows potential to kick its column counterpart out of the limelight', LC GC North America:, 23 2-7 (2005) [C3]
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]
2004Walker FR, Brogan AE, Smith R, Hodgson DM, 'A profile of the immediate endocrine, metabolic and behavioural responses following a dual exposure to endotoxin in early life', Physiology & Behavior, 83 495-504 (2004) [C1]
2004Madsen GM, Zakar T, Ku CY, Sanborn B, Smith R, Mesiano S, 'Prostaglandins Differentially Modulate Progesterone Receptor-A and -B Expression in Human Myometrial Cells: Evidence for Prostaglandin-Induced Functional Progesterone Withdrawal', Endocrinology and Metabolism, 89 1010-1013 (2004) [C1]
2004Madsen GM, Zakar T, Manuelpillai U, Wallace E, Kwek K, Yeo GS, et al., 'Intracrine Control of Estrogen Action in Human Gestational Tissues at Parturition', Society for Gynecologic Investigation. Journal, 11 213-219 (2004) [C1]
2004Cole S, Smith R, Giles WB, 'Tocolysis: Current controversies, future directions', Current Opinion in Investigational Drugs, 5 (2004) [C1]
2004Ni X, Hou Y, Yang R, Tang X, Smith R, Nicholson R, 'Progesterone Receptors A and B differentially modulate corticotrophin-releasing hormone gene expression in placental cells through a cyclic adenosine 3', 5'-monophosphate regulatory element', Cellular And Molecular Life Sciences, 61 1114-1122 (2004) [C1]
2004Bisits AM, Madsen GM, Knox M, Gill AW, Smith R, Yeo GS, et al., 'The Randomized Nitric Oxide Tocolysis Trial (RNOTT) for the treatment of preterm labor', American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 191 683-690 (2004) [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: B King

2003Smith R, Mesiano S, Clifton VL, Chan EC, Zakar T, Nicholson RC, et al., 'The Pathway to Human Birth', Cuadernos de Medicina Reproductiva, 9 43-51 (2003) [C1]

Co-authors: Vicki Clifton

2003Murphy VE, Gibson PG, Giles WB, Zakar T, Smith R, Bisits AM, et al., 'Maternal Asthma Is Associated with Reduced Female Fetal Growth', American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, 168 1317-1323 (2003) [C1]
2003Crompton R, Clifton VL, Bisits AM, Read MA, Smith R, Wright IM, 'Corticotropin-releasing hormone causes vasodilation in human skin via mast cell-dependent pathways', Journal Of Clinical Endocrinology And Metabolism, 88 5427-5432 (2003) [C1]
2003Smith R, Mesiano S, Clifton V, Chan EC, Zakar T, Nicholson R, et al., 'The pathway to human birth', Cuadernos de Medicina Reproductiva, 9 43-51 (2003)
2002Smith R, Mesiano S, McGrath SA, 'Hormone trajectories leading to human birth', Regulatory Peptides, 108 159-164 (2002) [C1]
2002Clifton VL, Crompton R, Smith R, Wright ML, 'Microvascular Effects of CRH in Human Skin Vary in Relation to Gender', The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 87(1) 267-270 (2002) [C1]
2002Holloway AC, Howe DC, Chan G, Clifton VL, Smith R, Challis RG, 'Urocortin: A mechanism for the sustained activation of the HPA axis in the late gestation ovine fetus?', American Journal of Physiology ¿ Endocrinology and Metabolism, 283 165-171 (2002) [C1]

Co-authors: Vicki Clifton

2002Zarzycki PK, Kulhanek KM, Smith R, 'Chromatographic behaviour of selected steroids and their inclusion complexes with beta-cyclodextrin on octadecylsilica stationary phases with different carbon loads', Journal of Chromatography A, 71-78 (2002) [C1]
2002Schwartz J, Revskoy S, Redei E, Clifton VL, Smith R, Cherny R, 'Corticotrophs and peptides', Archives of Physiology and Biochemistry, 110 146-153 (2002) [C1]

Co-authors: Vicki Clifton

2002McGrath SA, McLean M, Smith D, Bisits AM, Giles WB, Smith R, 'Maternal plasma corticotropin-releasing hormone trajectories vary depending on the cause of preterm delivery', American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 186 257-260 (2002) [C1]
2002Young I, Chan EC, Smith R, Chrousos GP, Veldhuis JD, Canny BJ, 'Effect of antalarmin, a novel corticotrophin-releasing hormone antagonist, on the dynamic function of the ovine fetal hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis', Neuroendocrinology, 76 47-54 (2002) [C1]
2002Clifton VL, Wallace EM, Smith R, 'Short-term effects of glucocorticoids in the human fetal-placental circulation in vitro', Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 87 2838-2842 (2002) [C1]

Co-authors: Vicki Clifton

2002Chan EC, Fraser S, Yin S, Yeo G, Kwek K, Fairclough RJ, Smith R, 'Human myometrial genes are differentially expressed in labour', Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 87 2435-2441 (2002) [C1]
2002Murphy VE, Zakar T, Smith R, Giles WB, Gibson PG, Clifton VL, 'Reduced 11 -Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase Type 2 Activity Is Associated with Decreased Birth Weight Centile in Pregnancies Complicated by Asthma', The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 87(4) 1660-1668 (2002) [C1]
2002O'Dwyer DT, Clifton VL, Hall AL, Smith R, Robinson P, Crock PA, 'Pituitary Autoantibodies in Lymphocytic Hypophysitis Target Both - and - Enolase - A Link with Pregnancy?', Archives of Physiology and Biochemistry, 110(1-2) 94-98 (2002) [C1]

Co-authors: Vicki Clifton

2002King B, Smith R, Nicholson RC, 'Novel glucocorticoid and cAMP interactions on the CRH gene promoter', Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, 194 19-28 (2002) [C1]
2002Ni X, Nicholson RC, King B, Chan EC, Read M, Smith R, 'Estrogen Represses whereas the Estrogen-Antagonist ICI 182780 Stimulates Placental CRH Gene Expression', Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 87(8) 3774-3778 (2002) [C1]
2002Mesiano S, Chan EC, Fitter JT, Kwek K, Yeo G, Smith R, 'Progesterone withdrawal and estrogen activation in human parturition are coordinated by progesterone receptor-A expression in the myometrium', Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 87 2924-2930 (2002) [C1]

Co-authors: John Fitter

2002McGrath SA, Smith R, 'Prediction of preterm delivery using plasma corticotrophin-releasing hormone and other biochemical variables', Annals of Medicine, 34 28-36 (2002) [C1]
2002McGrath S, McLean M, Smith D, Bisits A, Giles W, Smith R, 'Maternal serum activin A, inhibin A, and follistatin in pregnancies with appropriately grown and small-for-gestational-age fetuses classified by umbilical artery Doppler ultrasound', American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 186 283-287 (2002)
2002Holloway AC, Howe DC, Chan G, Clifton VL, Smith R, Challis JRG, 'Urocortin: A mechanism for the sustained activation of the HPA axis in the late-gestation ovine fetus?', American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism, 283 (2002)
2001Clifton VL, Giles WB, Smith R, Bisits AM, Hempenstall P, Kessell C, Gibson PG, 'Alterations of Placental Vascular Function in Asthmatic Pregnancies', American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 164 546-553 (2001) [C1]
2001Chan EC, Smith R, 'Lessons in Labour', Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism, 12 44-46 (2001) [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: B King

2001Zarzycki P, Smith R, 'Separation of steriods using temperature-dependent inclusion chromatography', Journal of Chromatography A, 912 45-52 (2001) [C1]
2001Bowman M, Lopata A, Jaffe R, Golos T, Wickings J, Smith R, 'Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone-Binding Protein in Primates', American Journal of Primatology, 53 123-130 (2001) [C1]

Co-authors: Maria Bowman

2001Leung T, Chung T, Madsen GM, Lam P, Sahota D, Smith R, 'Rate of rise in maternal plasma corticotrohpin-releasing hormone and its relation to gestational length', BJOG: An international Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 108 527-532 (2001) [C1]

Co-authors: Gemma Madsen

2001McLean M, Smith R, 'Corticotrophin-releasing hormone and human parturition', Reproduction, 121 493-501 (2001) [C1]
2001McGrath SA, Smith R, 'Corticotrophin-releasing hormone and parturition', Clinical Endocrinology, 55 593-595 (2001) [C2]
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: B King

2001King BR, Smith R, Nicholson RC, 'The regulation of human corticotrophin-releasing hormone gene expression in the placenta.', Peptides, 22 1941-1947 (2001)
2001King BR, Smith R, Nicholson RC, 'The regulation of human corticotrophin-releasing hormone gene expression in the placenta (vol 22, pg 795, 2001)', PEPTIDES, 22 1939-+ (2001)
2001Gu Q, Clifton VL, Schwartz J, Madsen G, Sha JY, Smith R, 'Characterization of urocortin in human pregnancy', CHINESE MEDICAL JOURNAL, 114 618-622 (2001)
2001Bowman ME, Lopata A, Jaffe RB, Golos TG, Wickings J, Smith R, 'Circannual changes in the secondary sexual adornments of semifree-ranging male and female mandrills (Mandrillus sphinx)', American Journal of Primatology, 53 109-121 (2001)
2000Donoghue J, Leitch I, Boura A, Walters W, Giles W, Smith R, Read M, 'Fetal placental vascular responses to corticotropin-releasing hormone in vitro. Effects Of variation in oxygen tension', Placenta, 21 711-717 (2000) [C1]
2000McCluskey A, Finn M, Bowman M, Keller PA, Smith R, '2,7-dimethylthiazolo[4,5-d] pyradazine-4-(5H)-thione: a corticotrophin releasing hormone type 1 receptor agonist', Australian journal of chemistry, 905-908 (2000) [C1]
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]

Co-authors: B King, John Fitter

2000Leung TN, Chung T, Madsen GM, Lam C, Lam P, Walters W, Smith R, 'Analysis of mid-trimester corticotrophin-releasing hormone and a-fetoprotein concentrations for predicting pre-eclampsia', Human Reproduction, 15 1813-1818 (2000) [C1]

Co-authors: Gemma Madsen

2000McLean M, Bowman M, Clifton VL, Smith R, Grossman AB, 'Expression of the Heme Oxygenase-Carbon Monoxide Signalling system in Human Placenta', The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 85 2345-2349 (2000) [C1]
2000Giles W, Bisits A, Knox M, Madsen GM, Smith R, 'The effect of fetal fibronectin testing on admissions to a tertiary maternal-fetal medicine unit and cost savings', American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 182 439-442 (2000) [C1]

Co-authors: Gemma Madsen

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]

Co-authors: B King, John Fitter

2000Clifton VL, Qing G, Murphy VE, Schwartz J, Madsen GM, Smith R, 'Localization and Characterization of Urocortin during Human Pregancy', Placenta, 21 782-788 (2000) [C1]
2000Smith R, 'An end to violence: I should only make myself ridiculous in my own eyes if I clung to life', Futures, Nature, 406 (2000) [C3]
1999Keller PA, Bowman M, Dang KH, Garner JA, Leach SP, Smith R, McCluskey A, 'Pharmacophore development for corticotropin-releasing hormone: new insights into inhibitor activity', Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 42, No. 13 2351-2357 (1999) [C1]
1999McLean M, Bisits AM, Davies J, Walters W, Hackshaw A, De Voss K, Smith R, 'Predicting risk of preterm delivery by second trimester measurement of maternal plasma corticotropin-releasing hormone and alpha-fetoprotein', American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, (Sep);181(1) 207-215 (1999) [C1]
1999Paul A, Bowman M, Kor HD, Garner J, Leach S, Smith R, McCluskey A, 'Pharmacophore development for coticotrophin-releasing hormone: new insights into inhibitor activity', Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 42(13) 2351-2357 (1999) [C1]
1999Smith R, Wicking J, Bowman M, Belleoud A, Dubreuil G, Davies J, Madsen GM, 'Corticotropin-releasing hormone in chimpazee and gorilla pregnancies', Journal of clinical endocrinology and Metabolism, (Aug);84/8 2820-2825 (1999) [C1]
1999Smith R, 'Corticotropin-releasing hormone and the fetoplacental clock: an Australian perspective', Americal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jan 180(1 Pt 3) 269-271 (1999) [C1]
1999McLean M, Smith R, 'Corticotropin-releasing hormone in human pregnancy and parturition', Trends in Endocrinology and metabolism, 10(5) 174-178 (1999) [C1]
1999Leung TN, Chung T, Madsen GM, McLean M, Chang AMZ, Smith R, 'Elevated mid-trimester maternal coritcotropin-releasing hormone levels in pregnancies destined to deliver preterm before 34 weeks', British Jounal of Obsetrics and Gynecology, (Oct);106 1041-1046 (1999) [C1]

Co-authors: Gemma Madsen

1999Smith R, 'The Timing of Birth', Scientific American, March 68-75 (1999) [C1]
1998Leitch IM, Boura ALA, Botti C, Read MA, Walters WAW, Smith R, 'Vasodilator Actions of Urocortin and Related Peptides in the Human Perfused Placenta In Vitro', Journal of Clinical Endocrinology anfd Metabolism, 83/12 4510-4513 (1998) [C1]
1998Smith R, Mesiano S, Chan EC, Brown S, Jaffe RB, 'Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone Directly and Preferentially Stimulates Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulphate Secretion by Human Fetal Adrenak cortical Cells', Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 83/8 2916-2920 (1998) [C1]
1998Chan EC, Falconer J, Madsen GM, Rice KC, Webster EL, Chrousos GP, Smith R, 'Corticotropin-releasing hormone type 1 receptor antagonist delays parturition in sheep', Endocrinology, 139(7) 3357-3360 (1998) [C1]

Co-authors: Gemma Madsen

1998Bisits A, Madsen GM, McLean M, Ocallaghan S, Smith R, Giles W, 'Corticotropin-releasing hormone:a biochemical predictor of preterm delivery in a pilot randomised trial of the treatment of preterm labour', American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 178(4) 862 (1998) [C1]

Co-authors: Gemma Madsen

1998Bisits AM, Madsen GM, McLean MT, Ocallaghan S, Smith R, Giles WB, 'CRH- a biomechnaical predictor of preterm delivery in a pilot randomised trial - of the treatment of preterm labour', American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 178 862-866 (1998) [C1]

Co-authors: Gemma Madsen

1998Smith R, 'Alterations in the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis during pregnancy and the placental clock that determines the length of parturition', Journal of Reproductive Immunology., 39 215-220 (1998) [C1]
1998Jaffe RB, Mesiano S, Smith R, Coulter CL, Spencer SJ, Chakravorty A, 'The regulation and role of fetal adrenal development in human pregnancy', Endocrine Research, 24(3-4) 919-926 (1998) [C1]
1997Bowman M, Robinson PJ, Smith R, 'Atrial natriuretic peptide, cyclic GMP analogues and modulation of guanylyl cyclase do not alter stimulated POMC peptide release from perifused rat or sheep corticotrophs', Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 9 929-936 (1997) [C1]
1997Ni X, Chan EC, Fitter JT, Smith R, 'Nitric oxide inhibits corticotropin-releasing hormone exocytosis but not synthesis by cultured human trophoblasts', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, 82 4171-4175 (1997)
1996Clifton VL, Read MA, Boura ALA, Robinson PJ, Smith R, 'Adrenocorticotropin causes vasodilatation in the human fetal-placental circulation', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, 81 1406-1410 (1996)
1996Li H, Liu JP, Smith R, Robinson PJ, 'Identification of cGMP-dependent protein kinase and its specific substrates in the anterior pituitary', MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR ENDOCRINOLOGY, 122 159-171 (1996)
1996Giles WB, McLean M, Davies JJ, Smith R, 'Abnormal umbilical artery Doppler waveforms and cord blood corticotropin-releasing hormone', OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 87 107-111 (1996)
1996Roe CM, Leitch IM, Boura ALA, Smith R, 'Nitric oxide regulation of corticotropin-releasing hormone release from the human perfused placenta in vitro', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, 81 763-769 (1996)
1995McLean M, Bisits A, Davies J, Woods R, Lowry P, Smith R, 'A placental clock controlling the length of human pregnancy', Nature Medicine, 1 460-463 (1995) [C1]
1995HARTE JL, EIFERT GH, SMITH R, 'THE EFFECTS OF RUNNING AND MEDITATION ON BETA-ENDORPHIN, CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE AND CORTISOL IN PLASMA, AND ON MOOD', BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY, 40 251-265 (1995)
1995CLIFTON VL, OWENS PC, ROBINSON PJ, SMITH R, 'IDENTIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE-RECEPTOR IN HUMAN PLACENTA', EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY, 133 591-597 (1995)
1995MCLEAN M, SMITH R, 'CUSHINGS-SYNDROME - HOW SHOULD WE INVESTIGATE IN 1995', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 163 153-154 (1995)
1995CLIFTON VL, READ MA, LEITCH IM, GILES WB, BOURA ALA, ROBINSON PJ, SMITH R, 'CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE-INDUCED VASODILATATION IN THE HUMAN FETAL-PLACENTAL CIRCULATION - INVOLVEMENT OF THE NITRIC OXIDE CYCLIC GUANOSINE 3',5'-MONOPHOSPHATE-MEDIATED PATHWAY', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, 80 2888-2893 (1995)
1994MCLEAN M, THOMPSON D, ZHANG HP, BRINSMEAD M, SMITH R, 'CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE AND BETA-ENDORPHIN IN LABOR', EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY, 131 167-172 (1994)
1994CLIFTON VL, READ MA, LEITCH IM, BOURA ALA, ROBINSON PJ, SMITH R, 'CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE-INDUCED VASODILATATION IN THE HUMAN FETAL-PLACENTAL CIRCULATION', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, 79 666-669 (1994)
1994SUN K, SMITH R, ROBINSON PJ, 'BASAL AND KCL-STIMULATED CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE-RELEASE FROM HUMAN PLACENTAL SYNCYTIOTROPHOBLASTS IS INHIBITED BY SODIUM-NITROPRUSSIDE', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, 79 519-524 (1994)
1993McLean M, Walters WAW, Smith R, 'Prediction and early diagnosis of preterm labor: A critical review', Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey, 48 209-225 (1993)
1993POWELL KA, SMITH R, ROBINSON PJ, 'IMMUNOCYTOCHEMICAL LOCALIZATION OF DEPHOSPHIN, A NEURONAL PROTEIN-KINASE-C SUBSTRATE, IN THE RAT-BRAIN', JOURNAL OF NEUROCHEMISTRY, 61 S134-S134 (1993)
1993SMITH R, CHAN EC, BOWMAN ME, HAREWOOD WJ, PHIPPARD AF, 'CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE IN BABOON PREGNANCY', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, 76 1063-1068 (1993)
1993CHAN EC, SMITH R, LEWIN T, BRINSMEAD MW, ZHANG HP, CUBIS J, et al., 'PLASMA CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE, BETA-ENDORPHIN AND CORTISOL INTERRELATIONSHIPS DURING HUMAN-PREGNANCY', ACTA ENDOCRINOLOGICA, 128 339-344 (1993)
1992GUDE NM, BOURA ALA, KING RG, BRENNECKE SP, JAMAL OS, SMITH R, WALTERS WAW, 'EVIDENCE FOR INHIBITION BY ENDOTHELIUM-DERIVED RELAXING FACTOR OF THROMBOXANE-A2 RECEPTOR-MEDIATED VASOCONSTRICTION IN THE FETAL VESSELS OF THE HUMAN PERFUSED PLACENTA', PLACENTA, 13 597-605 (1992)
1992BOULTON TJC, SMITH R, SINGLE T, 'PSYCHOSOCIAL GROWTH FAILURE - A POSITIVE RESPONSE TO GROWTH-HORMONE AND PLACEBO', ACTA PAEDIATRICA, 81 322-325 (1992)
1992CHAN EC, SMITH R, 'BETA-ENDORPHIN IMMUNOREACTIVITY DURING HUMAN-PREGNANCY', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, 75 1453-1458 (1992)
1991MADSEN G, CHAN EC, FALCONER J, HO KY, SMITH R, 'REVERSE HEMOLYTIC PLAQUE-ASSAY STUDY OF CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE AND ARGININE VASOPRESSIN INTERACTION IN OVINE CORTICOTROPES', JOURNAL OF NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY, 3 193-197 (1991)
1991MULLINS RJ, RUSSELL A, MCGRATH GJ, SMITH R, SUTHERLAND DC, 'BREAST-FEEDING ANAPHYLAXIS', LANCET, 338 1279-1280 (1991)
1991FALCONER J, DAVIES JJ, ZHANG HP, SMITH R, 'RELEASE OF INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR-I BY THE SHEEP PLACENTA INVITRO', REPRODUCTION FERTILITY AND DEVELOPMENT, 3 379-384 (1991)
1991DAVIES JJ, FALCONER J, ZHANG HP, CHAN EC, MCLEAN M, SMITH R, 'PERIFUSED OVINE PLACENTAL TISSUE SECRETES BETA-ENDORPHIN IMMUNOREACTIVITY', REPRODUCTION FERTILITY AND DEVELOPMENT, 3 397-404 (1991)
1990CHAN EC, THOMSON M, MADSEN G, BOETTCHER B, FALCONER J, SMITH R, 'LARGE MOLECULAR-WEIGHT IMMUNOREACTIVE CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE HAS BIOACTIVITY ON SUPERFUSED OVINE PITUITARY-CELLS', JOURNAL OF NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY, 2 95-101 (1990)
1990THOMSON M, CHAN EC, FALCONER J, MADSEN G, GERAGHTY S, CURRYER N, et al., 'DESENSITIZATION OF SUPERFUSED ISOLATED OVINE ANTERIOR-PITUITARY-CELLS TO HUMAN CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING FACTOR', JOURNAL OF NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY, 2 181-187 (1990)
1990THOMSON M, CHAN EC, DAVIES J, FALCONER J, MADSEN G, GERAGHTY S, SMITH R, 'INTRACELLULAR MECHANISMS GOVERNING THE ACUTE PHASE OF BETA-ENDORPHIN SECRETION FROM THE CORTICOTROPE INVITRO', NEUROSCIENCE LETTERS, 110 343-348 (1990)
1990SMITH R, CUBIS J, BRINSMEAD M, LEWIN T, SINGH B, OWENS P, et al., 'MOOD CHANGES, OBSTETRIC EXPERIENCE AND ALTERATIONS IN PLASMA-CORTISOL, BETA-ENDORPHIN AND CORTICOTROPIN RELEASING HORMONE DURING PREGNANCY AND THE PUERPERIUM', JOURNAL OF PSYCHOSOMATIC RESEARCH, 34 53-69 (1990)
1990CHAN EC, BRINSMEAD MW, CHEN SE, NANRA R, SIMM B, MCLEAN M, SMITH R, 'URINARY CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE IMMUNOREACTIVITY IS ELEVATED DURING HUMAN-PREGNANCY', GYNECOLOGICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY, 4 233-244 (1990)
1989OWENS PC, OWENS JA, LOVELOCK M, CHAN EC, FALCONER J, ROBINSON JS, SMITH R, 'RESTRICTION OF PLACENTAL GROWTH IN SHEEP ENHANCES PLACENTAL METABOLISM OF FETAL BETA-ENDORPHIN-LIKE IMMUNOREACTIVITY', JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENTAL PHYSIOLOGY, 11 63-71 (1989)
1989KUSNECOV AW, HUSBAND AJ, KING MG, SMITH R, 'MODULATION OF MITOGEN-INDUCED SPLEEN-CELL PROLIFERATION AND THE ANTIBODY-FORMING CELL RESPONSE BY BETA-ENDORPHIN INVIVO', PEPTIDES, 10 473-479 (1989)
1988FALCONER J, CHAN EC, MADSEN G, THOMSON M, DAVIES J, SMITH R, 'SECRETION OF BETA-ENDORPHIN INTO THE MATERNAL CIRCULATION BY UTEROPLACENTAL TISSUES IN RESPONSE TO HYPOGLYCEMIC STRESS', JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY, 118 R5-R8 (1988)
1988BOULTON J, SMITH R, HALL C, GLEESON M, GERAGHTY S, 'GROWTH-HORMONE SECRETION IN GROWTH FAILURE FROM EMOTIONAL DEPRIVATION AND DEPRESSION', AUSTRALIAN PAEDIATRIC JOURNAL, 24 77-78 (1988)
1988LEVICK M, SAUNDERS N, SMITH R, LOVELOCK M, 'BETA-ENDORPHIN AND THE VENTILATORY RESPONSE TO HYPERCAPNIA IN HUMANS', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 18 542-542 (1988)
1988OWENS PC, CHAN EC, LOVELOCK M, FALCONER J, SMITH R, 'IMMUNOREACTIVE METHIONINE-ENKEPHALIN IN CEREBROSPINAL-FLUID AND BLOOD-PLASMA DURING ACUTE STRESS IN CONSCIOUS SHEEP', ENDOCRINOLOGY, 122 311-318 (1988)
1988THOMSON M, CHAN EC, FALCONER J, MADSEN G, SMITH R, 'SECRETION OF CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE BY SUPERFUSED HUMAN PLACENTAL FRAGMENTS', GYNECOLOGICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY, 2 87-100 (1988)
1988SMITH R, LOVELOCK M, OWENS PC, CHAN EC, FALCONER J, 'THE EFFECT OF REPETITIVE HEMORRHAGE ON PLASMA-CORTISOL, BETA-ENDORPHIN AND N-TERMINAL PRO-OPIOMELANOCORTIN IN CONSCIOUS SHEEP', HORMONE AND METABOLIC RESEARCH, 20 612-615 (1988)
1988CHAN EC, THOMSON M, MADSEN G, FALCONER J, SMITH R, 'DIFFERENTIAL PROCESSING OF CORTICOTROPHIN-RELEASING HORMONE BY THE HUMAN-PLACENTA AND HYPOTHALAMUS', BIOCHEMICAL AND BIOPHYSICAL RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS, 153 1229-1235 (1988)
1987OWENS PC, SMITH R, BRINSMEAD MW, HALL C, ROWLEY M, HURT D, et al., 'POSTNATAL DISAPPEARANCE OF THE PREGNANCY-ASSOCIATED REDUCED SENSITIVITY OF PLASMA-CORTISOL TO FEEDBACK INHIBITION', LIFE SCIENCES, 41 1745-1750 (1987)
1987OWENS PC, SMITH R, 'OPIOID-PEPTIDES IN BLOOD AND CEREBROSPINAL-FLUID DURING ACUTE STRESS', BAILLIERES CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM, 1 415-437 (1987)
1987SMITH R, OWENS PC, BRINSMEAD MW, SINGH B, HALL C, 'THE NONSUPPRESSIBILITY OF PLASMA-CORTISOL PERSISTS AFTER PREGNANCY', HORMONE AND METABOLIC RESEARCH, 19 41-42 (1987)
1986SMITH R, OWENS PC, LOVELOCK M, CHAN EC, FALCONER J, 'ACUTE HEMORRHAGIC STRESS IN CONSCIOUS SHEEP ELEVATES IMMUNOREACTIVE BETA-ENDORPHIN IN PLASMA BUT NOT IN CEREBROSPINAL-FLUID', ENDOCRINOLOGY, 118 2572-2576 (1986)
1986SINGH B, GILHOTRA M, SMITH R, BRINSMEAD M, LEWIN T, HALL C, 'POSTPARTUM PSYCHOSES AND THE DEXAMETHASONE SUPPRESSION TEST', JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS, 11 173-177 (1986)
1985BRINSMEAD M, SMITH R, SINGH B, LEWIN T, OWENS P, 'PERIPARTUM CONCENTRATIONS OF BETA-ENDORPHIN AND CORTISOL AND MATERNAL MOOD STATES', AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY, 25 194-197 (1985)
1985SMITH R, BESSER GM, REES LH, 'THE EFFECT OF SURGERY ON PLASMA BETA-ENDORPHIN AND METHIONINE-ENKEPHALIN', NEUROSCIENCE LETTERS, 55 17-21 (1985)
1985SMITH R, GROSSMAN A, BOYCE MJ, BESSER GM, REES LH, 'EFFECT OF HISTAMINE INFUSION ON CIRCULATING METHIONINE-ENKEPHALIN AND CATECHOLAMINE CONCENTRATIONS', NEUROSCIENCE LETTERS, 55 289-292 (1985)
1985SMITH R, GROSSMAN A, GIMSON AES, BESSER GM, REES LH, 'EFFECT OF LIVER AND RENAL DYSFUNCTION ON CIRCULATING METHIONINE-ENKEPHALIN IMMUNOREACTIVITY', NEUROSCIENCE LETTERS, 60 301-305 (1985)
1985FALCONER J, OWENS PC, SMITH R, 'CANNULATION OF THE CISTERNA MAGNA IN SHEEP - A METHOD FOR CHRONIC STUDIES OF CEREBROSPINAL-FLUID', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY AND MEDICAL SCIENCE, 63 157-162 (1985)
1985OWENS P, LOVELOCK M, CHAN EC, FALCONER J, LING N, SMITH R, 'SECRETION OF N-TERMINAL PRO-OPIOMELANOCORTIN-DERIVED PEPTIDES IN RESPONSE TO ACUTE HEMORRHAGIC STRESS IN CONSCIOUS SHEEP', BIOCHEMICAL AND BIOPHYSICAL RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS, 133 648-653 (1985)
1984OWENS PC, SMITH R, GREEN D, FALCONER L, 'EFFECT OF HYPOGLYCEMIC STRESS ON PLASMA AND CEREBROSPINAL-FLUID IMMUNOREACTIVE BETA-ENDORPHIN IN CONSCIOUS SHEEP', NEUROSCIENCE LETTERS, 49 1-6 (1984)
1984OWENS PC, SMITH R, OWENS JA, FALCONER J, BRINSMEAD MW, ROBINSON JS, 'FETAL PRODUCTION AND PLACENTAL CONSUMPTION OF PLASMA BETA-ENDORPHIN', JOURNAL OF STEROID BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 20 1430-1430 (1984)
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Conference (132 outputs)

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2014Lumbers ER, Pringle KG, Sykes SD, Weatherall L, Clausen DC, Rae K, Smith R, 'THE INTRARENAL RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN SYSTEM (RAS) IN HUMAN PREGNANCY', HYPERTENSION, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA (2014) [E3]
2013Rae KM, Weatherall L, Clausen D, Maxwell C, Bowman M, Milgate P, et al., 'Gomeroi gaaynggal: Empowerment of Aboriginal communities to understand health implications of research in pregnancy', Proceedings of th 12th National Rural Health Conference, Adelaide (2013) [E1]
2013Pringle K, Sykes SD, Weatherall L, Clausen D, Smith R, Rae KM, Lumbers ER, 'Novel renal biomarkers for predicting pregnancy outcome', Published proceedings of the Symposium on Vasoactive Peptides, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (2013) [E3]

Co-authors: Kirsty Pringle, Kym Rae

2013Pringle, Lumbers, Sykes, Weatherall, Clausen D, Rae KM, Smith, 'The intrarenal renin angiotensin system and pregnancy outcome.', Pregnancy Hypertension: an International Journal of Women's Cardiovascular Health, Tromso, Norway (2013) [E3]
2013Pringle KG, Sykes SD, Weatherall L, Galal, Clausen D, Smith R, et al., 'The intrarenal renin angiotensin system in pregnancy and its potential in predicting pregnancy outcome and renal dysfunction in Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian women', Published proceedings of the Society for Reproductive Biology, Sydney (2013) [E3]

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Co-authors: Kym Rae

2013Lumbers, Pringle, Sykes, Weatherall, Clausen D, Rae KM, Smith, 'Measurement of the activity of the circulating and intrarenal renin-angiotensin system (iRAS) in pregnant and non-pregnant subjects.', Pregnancy Hypertension: an International Journal of Women¿s Cardiovascular Health., Tromso, Norway (2013) [E3]
2013Pringle KG, Sykes SD, Weatherall L, Clausen D, Smith R, Rae KM, Lumbers ER, 'Novel Urinary Biomarkers for Predicting Pregnancy Outcome in Indigenous and Non- Indigenous Australian Women', Published proceedings of the Fetal and Neonatal Workshop, Adelaide, Australia (2013) [E3]

Co-authors: Kirsty Pringle, Kym Rae

2012Smith R, 'Regulation of CRF in reproduction', 59th Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation. ¿¿¿Improving Women¿¿¿s Health through Personalized Medicine¿¿¿, San Diego, CA (2012) [E3]
2012Maiti K, Gravina FS, Bowman M, Aitken RJ, Smith R, 'The ageing placenta and still birth', Abstracts. The Annual Scientific Meeting of the Endocrine Society of Australia and the Society for Reproductive Biology 2012, Gold Coast, QLD (2012) [E3]
2012Weatherall LJ, Rae KM, Naden ML, Smith R, 'Research skills build healthy Aboriginal communities', International Indigenous Development Research Conference. Keynote Speakers: Biographies and Abstracts, Auckland, NZ (2012) [E3]

Co-authors: Kym Rae

2012Blumfield ML, Hure AJ, MacDonald-Wicks LK, Smith R, Collins CE, 'Foetal abdominal fat area is predicted by the protein-to-carbohydrate ratio of maternal diet during pregnancy', Nutrition & Dietetics: Special Issue: Dietitians Association of Australia 16th International Congress of Dietetics, Sydney, NSW (2012) [E3]
2012Pan X, Nicholson RC, Scott R, Fitter JT, Smith R, Zakar T, 'DNA methylation associated with induction of CRH gene expression in trophoblast cells', Abstracts. The Annual Scientific Meeting of the Endocrine Society of Australia and the Society for Reproductive Biology 2012, Gold Coast, QLD (2012) [E3]
2012Smith R, 'What controls labour in humans?', Endocrine Abstracts, Florence, Italy (2012) [E3]
2012Kandasamy Y, Smith R, Wright IM, 'The relationship between birthweight and retinal microvasculature in term infants', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, Sydney, Australia (2012) [E3]

Co-authors: Ian Wright

2012Parkington HC, Paul JW, Tonta MA, Chan EC, Sheehan PJ, Brennecke SP, et al., 'Human labour is associated with decreased myometrial ether-a-go-go related gene (hERG) potassium channels that modulate contractility', Proceedings of the 39th Annual Meeting of the Fetal and Neonatal Physiological Society, Zeist, The Netherlands (2012) [E3]
2012Chai S, Fitter JT, Smith R, Madsen GM, 'DNA methylation of progesterone receptor isoforms in term human myometrium', Abstracts. The Annual Scientific Meeting of the Endocrine Society of Australia and the Society for Reproductive Biology 2012, Gold Coast, QLD (2012) [E3]
2012Smith R, 'International Conference of Physiological Sciences 2012', International Conference of Physiological Sciences 2012. Program, Suzhou, China (2012) [E3]
2012Martin JE, Hure AJ, MacDonald-Wicks LK, Smith R, Collins CE, 'Bouncing back to your pre-baby body: A RCT to reduce postpartum weight gain', Nutrition & Dietetics: Special Issue: Dietitians Association of Australia 16th International Congress of Dietetics, Sydney, NSW (2012) [E3]
2011Tsai MH, Vears D, Sadleir L, Berkovic SF, Smith R, Scheffer IE, 'Clinical genetic studies in benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BECTS)', Epilepsia, Rome, Italy (2011) [E3]
2011Blumfield ML, Hure AJ, MacDonald-Wicks LK, Smith R, Collins CE, 'Energy and macronutrient intakes during pregnancy over the last 50 years', 2011 Annual Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) eProceedings, Melbourne, VIC (2011) [E3]
2011Hure AJ, Collins CE, Martin JE, Smith R, 'Breastfeeding and metabolic risk reduction at the time of lactation: The Women and Their Children's Health (WATCH) Cohort', Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, Portland, Oregon (2011) [E3]
2011Chai SY, Smith R, Zakar T, Mitchell CM, Madsen GM, 'Term myometrium is characterized by increased activating epigenetic marks on the progesterone receptor A promoter', Reproductive Sciences, Miami Beach, Florida (2011) [E3]

Co-authors: Gemma Madsen

2011Paul JW, Maiti K, Read MA, Hure AJ, Smith JI, Chan EC, Smith R, 'Studying laboring myometrium misses phosphorylation changes associated with contraction', Reproductive Sciences, Miami Beach (2011) [E3]

Co-authors: Alexis Hure

2011Hure AJ, Collins CE, Giles WB, Paul JW, Smith R, 'A large but lean fetal phenotype is associated with greater maternal weight gain during pregnancy', Obesity Research & Clinical Practice, Adelaide (2011) [E3]
2011Martin JE, Hure AJ, MacDonald-Wicks LK, Smith R, Smith JI, Collins CE, 'Pre-pregnancy BMI and pregnancy weight gain predict post-partum weight retention', Nutrition and Dietetics: Dietitians Association of Australia 29th National Conference Oral Program, Adelaide (2011) [E3]
2011Weatherall LJ, Rae KM, Milgate P, Hall ST, Carlin A, Boyd J, et al., 'A place of connections: The Gomeroi Gaaynggal Centre', Proceedings of the 3rd Coalition for Research to Improve Aboriginal Health (CRIAH) Aboriginal Health Research Conference, Sydney, NSW (2011) [E3]
2011Wynnea O, Horvat JC, Kim RY, Ong LK, Smith R, Hansbro PM, et al., 'Sex differences in the effect of neonatal infection and adult re-infection on hippocampal corticosterone receptors and stress response outcomes', Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, Chicago, Illinois (2011) [E3]
2010Maiti K, Paul JW, Read MA, Chan EC, Smith R, 'Human labor Is associated with internalization and oligomerization of the membrane estrogen receptor, GPR30', Reproductive Sciences, Orlando, Florida (2010) [E3]
2010Hure AJ, Wright IM, Smith R, Collins CE, 'Evidence-based best-practice guidelines for nutritional supplementation in pregnancy', Nutrition & Dietetics, Melbourne (2010) [E3]
2010Schjenken JE, Tolosa Gonzalez JM, Clifton VL, Smith R, 'The endogenous retroviral envelope protein syncytin-1 inhibits the release of TNF alpha and IFN gamma in human blood cells', Journal of Reproductive Immunology, Palm Grove, QLD (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Vicki Clifton

2010Hodyl NA, Smith R, Bisits AM, Gibson PG, Clifton VL, 'The effect of inhaled corticosteroids on maternal and fetal systemic function and placental activity in women with asthma', Reproductive Sciences, Orlando, Florida (2010) [E3]
2010Chai S, Smith R, Madsen GM, 'Epigenetic regulation of progesterone receptor isoform expression in term human myometrium', The Endocrine Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting Proceedings and Abstract Book, Sydney (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Gemma Madsen

2010Tolosa Gonzalez JM, Schjenken JE, Clifton VL, Smith R, 'A new function for the fusogenic endogenous retroviral envelope protein syncytin-1: assessment of its immunosuppressive properties', The Endocrine Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting Proceedings and Abstract Book, Sydney (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Vicki Clifton

2010Paul JW, Maiti K, Read MA, Smith R, 'Caldesmon phosphorylation and phasic regulation of ERK 1/2 during contractions in human myometrium', The Endocrine Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting Proceedings and Abstract Book, Sydney (2010) [E3]
2010Maiti K, Paul JW, Chan EC, Smith R, 'GPR30, the novel membrane estrogen receptor, stimulates contractility of myometrium by increasing expression of h-caldesmon', The Endocrine Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting Meeting Proceedings and Abstract Book, Sydney (2010) [E3]
2010Smith R, 'CRH & the onset of labor', ENDO 2010: The 92nd Annual Scientific Meeting and Expo Abstracts, San Diego, CA (2010) [E3]
2010Martin J, Hure AJ, MacDonald-Wicks LK, Smith R, Collins CE, 'Relationship between pregnancy weight status and breastfeeding patterns', Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, Sydney, NSW (2010) [E3]
2010Fletcher K, Hure AJ, Collins CE, Smith R, 'Infant feeding patterns within the Watch Study', Nutrition & Dietetics, Melbourne (2010) [E3]
2010Blumfield ML, Hure AJ, MacDonald-Wicks LK, Patterson AJ, Smith R, Collins CE, 'Dietary intakes of Australian women prior to conception', Nutrition & Dietetics, Melbourne (2010) [E3]
2010Chan EC, Smith R, 'Differential expression of MicroRNA with labour in the human myometrium', The Endocrine Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting Meeting Proceedings and Abstract Book, Sydney (2010) [E3]
2010Tolosa Gonzalez JM, Schjenken JE, Clifton VL, Smith R, 'The retroviral envelope protein syncytin-1 is immunosuppressive and has hijacked the exosomal pathway in the human placenta', Placenta, Kumamoto, Japan (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Vicki Clifton

2010Chen Y, Allars MJ, Abou-Seif C, Smith R, Nicholson RC, 'Differential Effects of cAMP and CRH in Cell Viability and Cell Fusion of Cytotrophoblastic Cells', Reproduction, Fertility and Development, Sydney (2010) [E3]
2009Clarke NF, Monnier N, Smith R, Kornberg AJ, Farrell MA, Waddell L, et al., 'RYR1 is a common cause of congenital fibre type disproportion with ptosis, ophthalmoplegia, scoliosis and pronounced axial muscle weakness', Neuromuscular Disorders, Geneva, Switzerland (2009) [E3]
2009Paul JW, Read MA, Smith R, 'Phosphorylation events associated with myometrial awakening and the development of contractile force in humans', Reproductive Sciences, Glasgow, Scotland (2009) [E3]
2009Hure AJ, Collins CE, Smith R, 'Maternal weight change in pregnancy predicts fetal size but not adiposity', Reproductive Sciences, Glasgow, Scotland (2009) [E3]
2009Maiti K, Paul JW, Read MA, Chan EC, Smith R, 'Demonstration that activation of the cell surface estrogen receptor GPR30 causes phosphorylation of HSP27 and MAPK p42/44 in term human myometrial tissue and explants', Reproductive Sciences, Glasgow, Scotland (2009) [E3]
2009Hure AJ, Collins CE, Smith R, 'Vitamin B12, folate and homocysteine in the six month old infant', Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, Santiago, Chile (2009) [E3]
2009Hure AJ, Wright IM, Smith R, Collins CE, 'Nutrient supplementation in pregnancy: Development of evidence-based best-practice guidelines', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, Darwin, NT (2009) [E3]
2009Fernando I, Athauda RI, Cohen M, Henskens FA, Smith R, 'Towards data-oriented clinical information systems and data mining in psychiatry: Can they beat clinical trials?', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, Adelaide, SA (2009) [E3]
2009Hure AJ, Wright IM, Smith R, Collins CE, 'Nutrient supplementation in pregnancy: Development of evidence-based best-practice guidelines', Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, Santiago, Chile (2009) [E3]
2009Blumfield ML, Hure AJ, MacDonald-Wicks LK, Patterson AJ, Smith R, Collins CE, 'The food choices of Australian women during pregnancy', Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of Australia, Newcastle, NSW (2009) [E3]
2009Schjenken JE, Tolosa Gonzalez JM, Clifton VL, Smith R, 'Corticotrophin releasing hormone modulates the production of immunosuppressive factors FasL, Syncytin and Exosomes by the human placenta', Reproductive Sciences, Glasgow, Scotland (2009) [E3]

Co-authors: Vicki Clifton

2009Hure AJ, Collins CE, Smith R, 'Maternal pregnancy folate predicts homocysteine in the six month old infant', Reproductive Sciences, Glasgow, Scotland (2009) [E3]
2009Knox M, Smith R, Engel T, Wright IM, 'Transfers into a regional perinatal centre: Can we do better?', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, Darwin, NT (2009) [E3]
2009Gresham E, Hure AJ, Smith R, Collins CE, 'Maternal macronutrient and micronutrient profiles in pregnancy and postpartum', Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of Australia, Newcastle, NSW (2009) [E3]
2008Chuter VH, Smith R, 'The effect of shoe design on rearfoot kinematics, kinetics and plantar forces', 13th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science. Book of Abstracts, Estoril, Portugal (2008) [E3]

Co-authors: Vivienne Chuter

2008Osei-Kumah A, Wark PA, Smith R, Ammit A, Clifton VL, 'A model of pregnancy induced changes in asthma', 51st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Endocrine Society of Australia and Society of Reproductive Biology: Meeting Proceedings and Abstract Book, Melbourne, VIC (2008) [E3]
2008Wynne OL, Horvat JC, Smith R, Hansbro PM, Clifton VL, Hodgson DM, 'Impact of neonatal infection on adult hippocampal glucocorticoid receptor, mineralocorticoid receptor and corticotrophin releasing hormone mRNA abundance', Proceedings of the Australian Neuroscience Society, Hobart, TAS (2008) [E3]
2008Wynne OL, Horvat JC, Smith R, Hansbro PM, Clifton VL, Hodgson DM, 'Impact of neonatal infection on adult hippocampal glucocorticoid receptor and mineralocorticoid receptor abundance', 15th Annual Meeting of the Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society: Program, Madison, WISC (2008) [E3]
2008Smith R, Smith JI, Shen X, Bisits AM, Engel PJ, Giles WB, et al., 'The onset of human labor is associated with a fall in the ration of progesterone to estrogens and an increase in the estriol to estradiol ratio', 51st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Endocrine Society of Australia and Society of Reproductive Biology: Meeting Proceedings and Abstract Book, Melbourne, VIC (2008) [E3]

Co-authors: Maria Bowman

2008Maiti K, Paul JW, Read MA, Chan EC, Smith R, 'Presence of the novel membrane estrogen receptor G-Protein coupled receptor 30 (GPR30) a membrane estrogen receptor in human pregnant myometrium and its biochemical characterization', 51st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Endocrine Society of Australia and Society of Reproductive Biology: Meeting Proceedings and Abstract Book, Melbourne, VIC (2008) [E3]
2008Hodyl N, Wyper H, Scott NM, Osei-Kumah A, Murphy VE, Smith R, Clifton VL, 'Relationship between placental glucocorticoid receptor expression and fetal growth in pregnancies complicated by asthma', 51st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Endocrine Society of Australia and Society of Reproductive Biology: Meeting Proceedings and Abstract Book, Melbourne, VIC (2008) [E3]
2008Rae KM, Hollebone K, Apen K, Martin T, Smith R, 'Investigating life event stress could help reduce the incidence of preterm birth in Aboriginal Australians', Aboriginal Health Research Conference 2008: Conference Program and Abstract Book, Sydney, NSW (2008) [E3]

Co-authors: Kym Rae

2008Abou-Seif C, Shipman KL, Allars MJ, Smith R, Nicholson RC, 'Tissue specific epigenetic regulation of CRH gene expression', 51st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Endocrine Society of Australia and Society of Reproductive Biology: Meeting Proceedings and Abstract Book, Melbourne, VIC (2008) [E3]
2008Smith R, 'Predicting the future during pregnancy', Reproductive Sciences, San Diego, CA (2008) [E3]
2008Paul JW, Read MA, Chan EC, Smith R, 'Phospho-proteomic determination of contraction associated proteins in the human uterus', 51st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Endocrine Society of Australia and Society of Reproductive Biology: Meeting Proceedings and Abstract Book, Melbourne, VIC (2008) [E3]
2008Schjenken JE, Tolosa Gonzalez JM, Clifton V, Tuch B, Smith R, 'Lessons from pregnancy that may help in transplantation', Transplantation, Sydney, NSW (2008) [E3]
2008Smith R, Smith JI, Bowman M, Equils O, Vali S, Bisits AM, 'Use of mathematical modelling to predict pregnancy outcomes and behaviour of the uterus', The Twenty-Second Fetal and Neonatal Workshop of Australia and New Zealand Abstract Book, Runaway Bay, QLD (2008) [E3]

Co-authors: Maria Bowman

2008Hure AJ, Collins CE, Smith R, 'Maternal and infant vitamin B12, folate and homocysteine in pregnancy and postpartum', Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Adelaide, SA (2008) [E3]
2008Hure AJ, Giles WB, Smith R, Collins CE, 'Maternal weight change in pregnancy predicts fetal size but not adiposity', Proceedings of the Australian Health and Medical Research Congress 2008, Brisbane, QLD (2008) [E3]
2007Shen X, Smith D, Smith R, Smith J, 'Computer visualisation of interrelationships between multiple variables across human pregnancy', Proceedings 4th International Conference Medical Information Visualisation: BioMedical Visualisation: MediViz 2007, Zurich, Switzerland (2007) [E1]
2007Bisits AM, Smith R, Macintyre DA, Kwek K, Yeo G, Taylor KA, Chan EC, 'Causal pathway modelling of mRNA data supports inflammatory drive towards labor onset', Reproductive Sciences (Scientific Program & Abstracts: 54th Annual Meeting, SGI), Reno, Nevada (2007) [E3]
2007Smith R, 'Turning on the uterus: How the clock works and the womb wakes', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, Melbourne (2007) [E3]
2007Nicholson RC, Uh A, Smith R, Equils O, 'Stimulation of toll-like receptors (TLR) increases CRH expression in placenta', Program & Abstracts: The Endocrine Society's 89th Annual Meeting ENDO 07, Toronto, Ont. (2007) [E3]
2007Smith R, Leong A, Norman JE, 'Endothelial and myometrial cell changes in the human uterus at term', Reproductive Sciences (Scientific Program & Abstracts: 54th Annual Meeting, SGI), Reno, Nevada (2007) [E3]
2007Tolosa Gonzalez JM, Schjenken JE, Clifton VL, Smith R, 'Evidence for syncytin expression in human placental exosomes', Reproductive Sciences (Scientific Program & Abstracts: 54th Annual Meeting, SGI), Reno, Nevada (2007) [E3]

Co-authors: Vicki Clifton

2007Scott NM, Stark MJ, Wright IM, Hodgson DM, Smith R, Clifton VL, 'Placental inflammatory response in pregnancies complicated by preterm delivery or asthma', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, Melbourne (2007) [E3]
2007Schjenken JE, Tolosa Gonzalez JM, Clifton VL, Smith R, 'Potential role of CRH in mediating immune function in pregnancy', Endocrine Journal, Christchurch, New Zealand (2007) [E3]

Co-authors: Vicki Clifton

2007Scott NM, Stark MJ, Wright IM, Hodgson DM, Smith R, Clifton VL, 'Response of placental explants from term and preterm pregnancies to an immune challenge', Reproductive Sciences (Scientific Program & Abstracts: 54th Annual Meeting, SGI), Reno, Nevada (2007) [E3]
2007Tolosa Gonzalez JM, Schjenken JE, Scott NM, Clifton VL, Smith R, 'Immunosuppressive properties of a synthetic peptide analogous to human syncytin immunosuppressive peptide', Endocrine Journal, Christchurch, N.Z. (2007) [E3]

Co-authors: Vicki Clifton

2007Schjenken JE, Tolosa Gonzalez JM, Civiti TD, Clifton VL, Smith R, 'An improved method to simultaneously extract DNA, RNA and protein from the same sample', Endocrine Journal, Christchurch, N.Z. (2007) [E3]

Co-authors: Vicki Clifton

2007Macintyre DA, Read MA, Smith R, Tyson EK, Kwek K, Yeo G, Chan EC, 'Evidence for a novel mechanism for human myometrial activation', Reproductive Sciences (Scientific Program & Abstracts: 54th Annual Meeting, SGI), Reno, Nevada (2007) [E3]
2007Wynne OL, Horvat JC, Smith R, Hansbro PM, Clifton VL, Hodgson DM, 'Impact of neonatal infection on adult hippocampal corticosterone receptor abundance and circulating corticosterone', Early Human Development, Perth (2007) [E3]
2007Shipman KL, Smith R, Nicholson RC, 'Investigation into the effect of CREAP on CRH promoter activity in JEG-3 cells', Endocrine Journal, Christchurch, N.Z. (2007) [E3]
2007Hure AJ, Smith R, Giles WB, Somerset DA, Collins CE, 'Fetal fatness is not associated with maternal adiposity in pregnancy', Early Human Development, Perth, W.A. (2007) [E3]
2007Smith R, Smith J, Bowman M, McGrath SA, Giles WB, 'Rate of change of corticotrophin releasing hormone and hCG nadir provide accurate identification of women at risk of preterm birth', Reproductive Sciences (Scientific Program & Abstracts: 54th Annual Meeting, SGI), Reno, Nevada (2007) [E3]

Co-authors: Maria Bowman

2007Hure AJ, Young AF, Smith R, Collins CE, 'Is diet quality higher during pregnancy?', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, Melbourne (2007) [E3]
2007Tyson EK, Macintyre DA, Smith R, Chan EC, Read MA, 'A novel mode of action for oxytocin and cyclic nucleotides in the regulation of myometrial contractility', Reproductive Sciences (Scientific Program & Abstracts: 54th Annual Meeting, SGI), Reno, Nevada (2007) [E3]
2006Scott NM, Stark MJ, Wright IM, Hodgson DM, Smith R, Clifton VL, 'Differences in tumour mecrosis factor alpha production by term and preterm placentae', Endocrine Journal-Continuation of Endocrinologia Japonica, Queensland, Australia (2006) [E3]
2006Hure AJ, Young AF, Smith R, Collins CE, 'A comparison of diet quality in young Australian women according to pregnancy status', Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Sydney (2006) [E3]
2006Scott NM, Wyper HJ, Osei-Kumah A, Smith R, Murphy VE, Clifton VL, 'Sex specific differences in placental cytokine expression and their relationship to fetal glucocorticoid exposure', Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation. Scientific Program and Abstracts 53rd Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario (2006) [E3]
2006Power ML, Bowman M, Smith R, Layne DG, Ziegler TE, Tardif SD, Schulkin J, 'Expression and function of corticotropin-releasing hormone (crh) in anthropoid primate placenta', American Journal of Primatology, San Antonio, TX (2006) [E3]

Co-authors: Maria Bowman

2006Minahan KL, Clulow J, Mahony MJ, Smith R, Fitter JT, 'Different environmental stresses elicit differential CRH responses in limnodynastes peronii', Endocrine Journal-Continuation of Endocrinologia Japonica, Queensland, Australia (2006) [E3]
2006Tyson EK, Smith R, Read MA, 'Effect of progesterone pretreatment on myometrial contractile responses to corticotrophin releasing hormone and rolipram (Poster presentation)', Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation (Vol 13, No. 2 Supp 1), Toronto, Ontario (2006) [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: B King

2006Macintyre DA, Read MA, Smith R, Tyson EK, Yeo G, Kwek K, Chan EC, 'Onset of human myometrium activation at labor is associated with increased phosphorylation of heat shock protein 27 and decreased levels of heat shock protein 20 (Poster presentation)', Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation (Vol. 13, no. 2: 237) Scientific Program and Abstracts 53rd Annual Meeting - March 22-25, 2006 Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, Ontario (2006) [E3]
2006Smith J, Norris A, Bowman M, Engel T, Bisits AM, Giles WB, et al., 'Rate of change of corticotrophin releasing hormone and HCG Nadir provide accurate identification of women at risk of preterm birth', Endocrine Journal-Continuation of Endocrinologia Japonica, Queensland, Australia (2006) [E3]

Co-authors: Maria Bowman

2006Tyson EK, Macintyre DA, Smith R, Chan EC, Read MA, 'A novel mode of action for oxytocin and camp in regulating myometrial contractility', Endocrine Journal-Continuation of Endocrinologia Japonica, Queensland, Australia (2006) [E3]
2006Hure AJ, Smith R, Collins CE, 'Energy intake versus expenditure in breastfed infants: Aren't we missing something?', Nutrition & Dietetics, Sydney Convention & Exhibition Center-Sydney (2006) [E3]
2006Osei-Kumah A, Ammit A, Smith R, Clifton VL, 'Maternal and cord plasma cytokine profiles in pregnancies complicated by asthma (Poster presentation)', Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation (Vol. 13, no. 2: 667) Scientific Program and Abstracts 53rd Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario (2006) [E3]

Co-authors: Vicki Clifton

2006Hure AJ, Smith R, Collins CE, 'Methodological barriers to studying the predictive adaptive response in humans', Obesity Reviews, Sydney (2006) [E3]
2006Macintyre DA, Read MA, Smith R, Tyson EK, Yeo GS, Kwek K, Chan EC, 'Evidence for a novel mechanism for human myometrial activation', Endocrine Journal-Continuation of Endocrinologia Japonica, Queensland, Australia (2006) [E3]
2006Clifton VL, Wyper H, Smith R, Johnson RF, Osei-Kumah A, 'Placental glucocorticoid receptor expression in pregnancies complicated by asthma (poster presentation)', Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation (Vol. 13, no. 2: 667) Scientific Program and Abstracts 53rd Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario (2006) [E3]

Co-authors: Vicki Clifton

2006Tyson E, Smith R, Read M, 'Effect of progesterone pretreatment on myometrial contractile responses to corticotrophin releasing hormone and rolipram.', JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR GYNECOLOGIC INVESTIGATION, Toronto, CANADA (2006)
2006Clifton VL, Wyper H, Smith R, Johnson R, Osei-Kumah A, 'Placental glucocorticoid receptor expression in pregnancies complicated by asthma.', JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR GYNECOLOGIC INVESTIGATION, Toronto, CANADA (2006)
2006Osei-Kumah A, Ammit A, Smith R, Clifton VL, 'Maternal and cord plasma cytokine profiles in pregnancies complicated by asthma.', JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR GYNECOLOGIC INVESTIGATION, Toronto, CANADA (2006)
2005Gibson PG, Giles WB, Zakar T, Smith R, Kessell CG, Clifton VL, Murphy VE, 'Inflammatory factors have sex-specified effects on fetal growth in humans', Ceska Gynekologie, Czech Republic (2005) [C3]
2005Fittock R, Murphy VE, Smith R, Zarzycki PK, Clifton VL, 'Metabolism of synthetic glucocorticoids used for the treatment of asthma by placental 11beta-hydoxysteroid dehydrogenase 2', Endocrine Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, 22-25 Sept, 2002, Adelaide (2005) [E3]
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: B King

2005Clifton VL, Murphy VE, Gibson PG, Smith R, Giles WB, Scott N, 'Gender specific differences in response to changes in glucocorticoid concentration in the human fetus: Relationship to birthweight', PEDIATRIC RESEARCH, Toronto, CANADA (2005)
2004Johnson RF, Mitchell CM, Murphy VE, Wang Y, Akinsanya K, Smith R, Zakar T, 'Proteomic analyss of proteins in the human amnion during late gestation and labor', reproductive Sciences, United States (2004) [C3]

Co-authors: Vanessa Murphy

2004Talbot PI, Murphy VE, Kessell CG, Giles WB, Smith R, Gibson PG, Clifton VL, 'Effect of fetal gender on maternal asthma during pregnancy', Respirology, Australia (2004) [C3]
2004Gibson PG, Murphy VE, Kessell CG, Talbot PI, Giles WB, Smith R, Clifton VL, 'Effect of fetal gender on maternal athsma during pregnancy', American Journal of Respiratory Care, Not Known (2004) [C3]
2004Nicholson RC, Ni X, Hou Y, Yang R, Tang X, Smith R, 'Progesterone Receptors A and B Differentially Modulate Placental Expression of the CRH Gene Through a CRE', Proceedings of the 12th International Congress of Endocrinology, Bologna, Italy (2004) [E1]
2004Edwards MJ, Smith R, McKenzie F, Fietz M, 'Siblings with a congential disorder of glycosylation syndrome (CDGS) causing hydrops, contractures, protein losing enteropathy and stillbirth or neonatal death', Conference Abstract, Fremantle, Western Australia (2004) [E3]
2004Delahunty M, Fittock R, Murphy VE, Smith R, Zarzycki PK, Clifton VL, 'Metabolism of synthetic glucocortcoids used for the treatment of asthma by the human placenta', Conference of the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand, Sydney, 15-19 March, 2004, Sydney (2004) [E3]
2004MacDermot K, Bonora E, McKenzie F, Smith R, Sykes N, Coupe A-M, et al., 'Identification of FOXP2 truncation as a novel cause of nonsyndromic developmental speech disorder', Poster Presentation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (2004) [E3]
2004Clifton VL, Murphy VE, Osei-Kumah A, Giles WB, Smith R, Gibson PG, 'Gender specific mechanisms of human fetal cortisol metabolism and immunity.', JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR GYNECOLOGIC INVESTIGATION, Houston, TX (2004)
2004Clifton V, Dierkx L, Read M, Smith R, Wright I, 'The role of corticotropin-releasing hormone in the microvascular physiology of pregnancy', PLACENTA, Asilomar, CA (2004)
2004Bisits AM, Mesiano S, Kwek K, Yeo GSH, Smith R, Chan EC, 'Pathways of gene interactions in the initiation of labour.', JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR GYNECOLOGIC INVESTIGATION, Houston, TX (2004)
2004Osei-Kumah A, Smith R, Ge Q, Ammit A, Clifton V, 'Feto-placental derived factors alter cytokine release and cell adhesion molecule expression in bronchial smooth muscle cells', PLACENTA, Asilomar, CA (2004)
2003Murphy VE, Gibson PG, Giles WB, Smith R, Zarzycki PK, 'Placental and maternal inflammatory pathways in pregnancies complicated by asthma', Placenta, United Kingdom (2003) [C3]
2003Murphy VE, Gibson PG, Giles WB, Smith R, Clifton VL, 'A novel model for examining fetal growth restriction in human pregnancy', Reproductive Sciences, United States (2003) [C3]
2003Clifton VL, Fittock R, Murphy VE, Smith R, 'Metabolism of semi-synthetic glucocorticoids by the human placenta', Placenta, United Kingdom (2003) [C3]
2003Murphy VE, Johnson RF, Wang Y, Akinsanya K, Gibson PG, Smith R, Clifton VL, 'A proteomic analysis of maternal plasma, umbilical cord plasma and placenta in asthmatic and non-asthmatic pregnancies', Australian Society for Medical Research, National Scientific Conference, Glenelg, 22-24 Nov, 2003, Not Known (2003) [E3]
2003Murphy VE, Gibson PG, Giles WB, Smith R, Clifton VL, 'The effect of fetal gender on maternal inflammation and lung function in asthmatic pregnancies', Endocrine Society of Australia Annual Meeting, Melbourne 14-17 Sept, 2003, Melbourne (2003) [E3]
2002Murphy VE, Zakar T, Smith R, Giles WB, Kessell CG, Clifton VL, 'Maternal asthma affects fetal growth in a gender specific manner and is associated with reduced placental 11beta-HSD2 activity and altered sensitivity to cortisol', Reproductive Sciences, United States (2002) [C3]
2002Murphy VE, Gibson PG, Giles WB, Zakar T, Smith R, Kessell CG, Clifton VL, 'Sex-specific changes in placental function and fetal growth and development in pregnancies complicated by ashtma', Endocrine Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, 22-25 Sept, 2002, Adelaide (2002) [E3]
2001Murphy VE, Zakar T, Gibson PG, Giles WB, Smith R, Clifton VL, 'Pleacental 11beta-HSD2 activity in asthmatic women', Reproductive sciences, United States (2001) [C3]
2001Murphy VE, Zakar T, Smith R, Giles WB, Gibson PG, Clifton VL, 'A potential mechnism for growth retardation in pregnancies complicated by asthma', Endocrine Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting, Gold Coast, 9-12 Sept, 2001, Gold Coast (2001) [E3]
1999Majzoub JA, McGregor JA, Lockwood CJ, Smith R, Taggart MS, Schulkin J, 'A central theory of preterm and term labor: Putative role for corticotropin-releasing hormone', AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, WASHINGTON, D.C. (1999)
1998Giles WB, Knox M, Masden G, Bisits AM, Smith R, 'The effect of fetal fibronectin usage on admissions to a tertiary maternal fetal medicine unit and cost saving', American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Miami, 1998 (1998) [E1]

Co-authors: Gemma Madsen

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2008Smith R, Assay for the detection of biomarkers associated with pregnancy disorders (2008) [I2]
2007Smith R, Assay for the detection of biomarkers associated with pregnancy related conditions (2007) [I2]
2004Smith R, Smith DW, A method for analysis of biological systems (2004) [I2]
1995Smith R, Method for determining term of pregnancy (1995) [I2]
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Number of grants126
Total funding$20,075,823

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2015 (1 grants)

Is placental aging the key to understanding, predicting and preventing stillbirth?$458,957
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Laureate Professor John Aitken, Professor Jonathan Morris
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$458,95720152017
GNo:G1400191

2014 (5 grants)

An early indicator of renal dysfunction in Indigenous women at risk of pregnancy complications $624,583
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Doctor Kirsty Pringle, Professor Eugenie Lumbers, Doctor Kym Rae, Professor Fiona Broughton-Pipkin, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$624,58320142016
GNo:G1300183

Is placental aging the key to understanding, predicting and preventing stillbirth$53,688
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$53,68820142014
GNo:G1400089

Does a novel biomarker of renal function in pregnant Indigenous Australian women predict their future renal and cardiovascular health?$25,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Eugenie Lumbers, Doctor Kirsty Pringle, Doctor Kym Rae, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$25,00020142014
GNo:G1301370

Is placental aging the key to understanding, predicting and preventing stillbirth?$10,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Laureate Professor John Aitken
SchemeRole
Near Miss GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020142014
GNo:G1301406

Progesterone Receptors in the Human Myometrium and Epigenetic Regulation of Labour $10,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Professor Tam Zakar
SchemeRole
Near Miss GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020142014
GNo:G1301405

2013 (5 grants)

HMRI MRSP Infrastructure (12-16) – PRRP (Pregnancy & Reproduction Research Program)$851,574
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Laureate Professor John Aitken
SchemeRole
NSW MRSP Infrastructure GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$851,57420132016
GNo:G1300914

Understanding the regulation of hERG potassium channel in the myometrium at the time of labour$577,956
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Professor Nick Europe-Finner, Doctor Susan Hua
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$577,95620132015
GNo:G1200367

Epigenetic Regulation of Progesterone Receptors and the Onset of Labour$25,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Professor Tam Zakar
SchemeRole
Near MissChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$25,00020132013
GNo:G1300811

Epigenetic Regulation of Progesterone Receptors and the Onset of Labour$25,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Professor Tam Zakar
SchemeRole
Near Miss GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$25,00020132013
GNo:G1300472

Protecting Pregnant Women from Death during influenza epidemics$25,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Professor Phil Hansbro, Conjoint Professor Peter Wark
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$25,00020132013
GNo:G1301181

2012 (7 grants)

Understanding the Origins of Diabetes and Kidney Disease in Aboriginal Children and Their Mothers$1,723,519
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Professor Mark McLean, Professor Eugenie Lumbers, Professor Sandra Eades, Emeritus Professor John Boulton, Doctor Kym Rae, Professor Clare Collins
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,723,51920122016
GNo:G1100137

Pregnancy and Reproduction MRSP 2011-12 $369,134
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Laureate Professor John Aitken, Conjoint Professor Keith Jones
SchemeRole
NSW MRSP Infrastructure GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$369,13420122012
GNo:G1101192

BD FACSAria III Cell Sorter: 3 laser 10-colour Flow Cytometer$180,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Paul Foster, Conjoint Professor Peter Gibson, Laureate Professor John Aitken, Professor Roger Smith, Professor Rodney Scott
SchemeRole
Linkage Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (LIEF)Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$180,00020122012
GNo:G1100746

BD FACSAria III Cell Sorter: 3 laser 10-colour Flow Cytometer$150,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Paul Foster, Professor Trevor Day, Conjoint Professor Peter Gibson, Laureate Professor John Aitken, Professor Roger Smith, Professor Rodney Scott
SchemeRole
Equipment GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$150,00020122012
GNo:G1100744

BD FACSAria III Cell Sorter: 3 laser 10-colour Flow Cytometer$122,927
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Paul Foster, Conjoint Professor Peter Gibson, Laureate Professor John Aitken, Professor Roger Smith, Professor Rodney Scott
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$122,92720122012
GNo:G1200668

MBRC RAG Special Grant$70,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Special Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$70,00020122012
GNo:G1201170

Precellys Tissue Homogeniser$10,000
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Professor Eugenie Lumbers, Conjoint Professor Tam Zakar, Associate Professor Jon Hirst, Conjoint Professor Ian Wright, Doctor Gemma Madsen, Doctor Kaushik Maiti
SchemeRole
Equipment GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020122012
GNo:G1100979

2011 (8 grants)

Role of Placental Retroviral Protein Syncytin Carried on Exosomes in Mediating Vulnerability of Pregnant Women to Influenza$622,968
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Professor Peter Wark
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$622,96820112013
GNo:G1000294

An Advanced Mass Spectrometer for Applications in Phospho-Proteomics, Glycomics and Top-Down Sequencing of Proteins$250,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Doctor Mark Baker, Laureate Professor John Aitken, Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Professor Keith Jones, Conjoint Professor Ray Rose, Professor Lois Salamonsen
SchemeRole
Linkage Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (LIEF)Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$250,00020112011
GNo:G1000632

Research microscope, confocal ready nikon eclipse 90i microscope$69,157
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Professor Tam Zakar, Associate Professor Jon Hirst, Doctor Kaushik Maiti, Doctor Gemma Madsen, Professor Rodney Scott, Conjoint Professor Peter Wark, Professor Paul Foster, Professor Phil Hansbro, Conjoint Professor Ian Wright
SchemeRole
Equipment GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$69,15720112011
GNo:G1100024

SCIREQ FlexiVentFX system + FlexiVentFX extension$45,000
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Phil Hansbro, Professor Paul Foster, Professor Joerg Mattes, Doctor Simon Keely, Doctor Jay Horvat, Doctor Nicole Hansbro, Doctor Ming Yang, Doctor Catherine Ptaschinski, Doctor Kelly Asquith, Doctor Gough Au, Conjoint Professor Peter Wark, Laureate Professor John Aitken, Conjoint Professor Keith Jones, Professor Roger Smith, Professor Judith Black, Professor Rakesh Kumar, Professor Paul Hertzog
SchemeRole
Equipment GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$45,00020112011
GNo:G1100037

Reorganisation of myometrial contracteome at the time of labour$30,000
Funding Body: BellBerry Limited

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Near MissChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$30,00020112013
GNo:G0900224

MicroRNA and the onset of human labour$25,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Doctor Cheng Chan
SchemeRole
Near Miss GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$25,00020112011
GNo:G1001048

An Advanced Mass Spectrometer for Applications in Phospho-Proteomics, Glycomics and Top-Down Sequencing of Proteins$15,000
Funding Body: Prince Henry's Institute of Medical Research

Project Team
Doctor Mark Baker, Laureate Professor John Aitken, Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Professor Keith Jones, Conjoint Professor Ray Rose, Professor Lois Salamonsen
SchemeRole
Linkage Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (LIEF) Partner fundingInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$15,00020112011
GNo:G1100844

DNA methylation in a cohort study of nutrition during pregnancy and childhood$10,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Doctor Alexis Hure, Mr David Mossman, Professor Clare Collins, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020112011
GNo:G1101167

2010 (5 grants)

HMRI MRSP Infrastructure Grant (10-11) - PREGNANCY & REPRODUCTION$362,277
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Laureate Professor John Aitken, Conjoint Professor Keith Jones
SchemeRole
NSW MRSP Infrastructure GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$362,27720102010
GNo:G1100474

Laser microdissection microscopy system for cell and development biology$350,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Estrogen receptors and the onset of labour$324,900
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Doctor Kaushik Maiti
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$324,90020102012
GNo:G0190158

Laser microdissection microscopy system for cell and development biology$215,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Epigenetic regulation of the CRH gene in gestational tissues$30,000
Funding Body: BellBerry Limited

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Professor Rodney Scott, Conjoint Associate Professor Rick Nicholson, Conjoint Professor Tam Zakar
SchemeRole
Near MissChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$30,00020102012
GNo:G0900225

2009 (6 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 GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$832,53520092011
GNo:G0188884

An Advanced Mass Spectrometry Facility for Applications in Proteomics and Organic Chemistry$495,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

HMRI MRSP Infrastructure Grant (09-10) Pregnancy and Reproduction$296,789
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Laureate Professor John Aitken, Conjoint Professor Keith Jones
SchemeRole
NSW MRSP Infrastructure GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$296,78920092009
GNo:G1000642

The contribution of nutrition to achieving healthy pregnancy outcomes for mothers and babies $68,181
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Lesley MacDonald-Wicks, Professor Roger Smith, Doctor Alexis Hure
SchemeRole
Newcastle Permanent Building SocietyInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$68,18120092011
GNo:G0189769

An Advanced Mass Spectrometry Facility for Applications in Proteomics and Organic Chemistry$50,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Stress during pregnancy and the developmental origins of renal disease in Aboriginal Australians$27,040
Funding Body: Kidney Health Australia

Project Team
Doctor Kym Rae, Professor Roger Smith, Professor Eugenie Lumbers
SchemeRole
Medical Research Project GrantsInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$27,04020092010
GNo:G0189886

2008 (6 grants)

Reduction of teenage pregnancy in aboriginal communities$344,500
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$344,50020082013
GNo:G0189178

Lessons for transplantation from pregnancy$210,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$210,00020082010
GNo:G0188595

Linking Cigarette Smoking to Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes in Aboriginal Women$24,184
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Professor Peter Jones, Doctor Kym Rae
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$24,18420082008
GNo:G0188464

Colibri high-performance LED illumination system for fluorescence live cell microscopy$23,225
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Doctor Rick Thorne, Dr Charles De Bock, Professor Xu Dong Zhang, Doctor Lisa Lincz, Professor Gordon Burns, Conjoint Professor Peter Hersey, Professor Dirk Van Helden, Conjoint Professor Keith Jones, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Equipment GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$23,22520082008
GNo:G0188545

LED fluorescence illuminators and filter set (525nm + 575DF20) for LAS3000 image analysis system$9,600
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Professor Ian Symonds, Conjoint Associate Professor Andrew Bisits, Conjoint Professor Tam Zakar, Doctor John Fitter, Doctor Cheng Chan, Conjoint Associate Professor Rick Nicholson, Doctor Giavanna Angeli, Doctor Kaushik Maiti, Doctor Jonathan Paul, Associate Professor Jon Hirst, Doctor Hannah Palliser, Professor Eugenie Lumbers
SchemeRole
Equipment GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$9,60020082008
GNo:G0188543

Preventing prematurity: establishing a network for innovation and discovery, Dallas Texas, USA$2,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,50020082008
GNo:G0189903

2007 (9 grants)

HMRI - Pregnancy and Reproductive Research program$762,155
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Laureate Professor John Aitken
SchemeRole
NSW MRSP Infrastructure GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$762,15520072009
GNo:G0187760

CRH Receptors in Myometrium$442,750
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Assoc. Prof Dimitris Grammatopoulos, Conjoint Professor Warwick Giles
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$442,75020072009
GNo:G0186409

Heat Shock Proteins in Myometrium$437,750
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Emeritus Professor Peter Dunkley, Professor Alistair Sim, Conjoint Associate Professor Andrew Bisits
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$437,75020072009
GNo:G0186406

Equipment Grant - Centrifuge$68,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Laureate Professor John Aitken
SchemeRole
NSW Dept Health - Infrastructure FundingChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$68,00020072007
GNo:G0188006

(28) PRC - Priority Research Centre for Reproductive Science$38,999
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Laureate Professor John Aitken
SchemeRole
Publication Performance GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$38,99920072008
GNo:G0187970

Beta Radiation Counter Instrument facility$25,670
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Associate Professor Vicki Clifton, Conjoint Professor Tam Zakar, Conjoint Associate Professor Rick Nicholson, Dr Mark Read, Doctor Cheng Chan, Doctor John Fitter, Conjoint Associate Professor Andrew Bisits, Associate Professor Jon Hirst, Doctor Hannah Palliser, Conjoint Professor Ian Symonds
SchemeRole
Equipment GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$25,67020072007
GNo:G0188194

Identification of regulatory protein interactions on the CRH promoter$20,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor Rick Nicholson, Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Professor Tam Zakar
SchemeRole
Near Miss GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,00020072007
GNo:G0187195

Inflammatory Pathway to Myometrial Activation$20,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Associate Professor Andrew Bisits, Doctor Cheng Chan
SchemeRole
Near Miss GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,00020072007
GNo:G0187193

HMRI Equipment Grant - Elisa Plate Washer$6,085
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Equipment GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$6,08520072007
GNo:G0188230

2006 (5 grants)

PRC - Priority Research Centre for Reproductive Science$544,282
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Laureate Professor John Aitken, Professor Roger Smith, Professor Eileen McLaughlin, Associate Professor Brett Nixon, Doctor Shaun Roman, Conjoint Associate Professor Vicki Clifton, Conjoint Professor Warwick Giles, Associate Professor Jon Hirst, Conjoint Associate Professor Rick Nicholson, Conjoint Professor Ian Symonds
SchemeRole
Priority Research CentreInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$544,28220062013
GNo:G0186945

The effect of maternal asthma and its treatment on placental and fetal glucocorticoid receptor expression$50,000
Funding Body: Asthma Foundation of New South Wales

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor Vicki Clifton, Conjoint Professor Peter Gibson, Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Professor Warwick Giles, Mrs Pip Talbot
SchemeRole
Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$50,00020062006
GNo:G0186137

Corticotropin Releasing Hormone Induced Homologous and Hetereologous Desensitisation and Labour$20,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Associate Professor Andrew Bisits, Conjoint Professor Warwick Giles
SchemeRole
Near Miss GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,00020062006
GNo:G0186056

Endocrine and molecular regulation of placental CRH expression$20,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor Rick Nicholson, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Near Miss GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,00020062006
GNo:G0186062

Effect of Maternal Asthma during Pregnancy on the Fetal Immune System$18,837
Funding Body: Asthma Foundation of New South Wales

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor Vicki Clifton, Professor Roger Smith, Ms Naomi Scott
SchemeRole
PhD ScholarshipsInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$18,83720062006
GNo:G0185987

2005 (9 grants)

Computer program to predict premature birth$388,000
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Development GrantsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$388,00020052007
GNo:G0185086

Proteomics and Genomis Project$300,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$300,00020052007
GNo:G0186092

High throughput proteomics - Thermo Finnigan ProteomeX LCQ Integrated Proteomicis Workstation$207,189
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Lessons from pregnancy that may help transplantation in Diabetes$140,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Doctor Jorge Tolosa Gonzalez
SchemeRole
Kiriwina Investment GroupChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$140,00020052006
GNo:G0185766

2005 RIBG allocation$137,715
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Research Infrastructure Block Grant (RIBG)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$137,71520052005
GNo:G0185789

NanoDrop ND-1000 Spectrophotometer (with PC)$18,030
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Equipment GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$18,03020052005
GNo:G0185469

Mechanisms of human parturition: The role of CRH and progesterone withdrawal$12,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Doctor Cheng Chan, Conjoint Associate Professor Andrew Bisits
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$12,00020052005
GNo:G0184721

Molecular endocrinology of CRH gene regulation$12,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor Rick Nicholson, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$12,00020052005
GNo:G0184713

SGI 1st International Summit - 'Preterm Birth', 9-12 November 2005$2,363
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,36320052005
GNo:G0186011

2004 (3 grants)

Biacore3000-Expansion of Proteomics Facility$187,341
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Alistair Sim, Laureate Professor John Aitken, Emeritus Professor Peter Dunkley, Emeritus Professor John Rostas, Associate Professor Phillip Dickson, Emeritus Professor Leonie Ashman, Professor Roger Smith, Professor Gordon Burns, Professor Adam McCluskey, Associate Professor Paul Tooney, Dr Fraser Ross, Conjoint Professor Ray Rose
SchemeRole
Linkage Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (LIEF)Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$187,34120042004
GNo:G0183030

To determine the biochemical mechanism which regulates activation of the human utreus at term & preterm labour$89,547
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Dr Elisa Tyson, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Scholarships - Medical and Dental Postgraduate ResearchInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$89,54720042006
GNo:G0183995

Identification of Predictors of Infection in pregnant women/IgA responses to infection in pregnancy$60,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Kiriwina Investment GroupChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$60,00020042005
GNo:G0183830

2003 (7 grants)

Effect of fat metabolism on placental CRH production (Identification and isolation of a Transciption silencer)$32,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Associate Professor Rick Nicholson
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$32,00020032003
GNo:G0183362

The origin and control of oxidative stress in the placenta$29,666
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Laureate Professor John Aitken, Professor Roger Smith, Doctor Shaun Roman
SchemeRole
Multi-Year Project Grant ScholarshipInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$29,66620032005
GNo:G0182393

Multicentre trial of calcium channe, blocker versus calcium channel blocker plus Cox2 inhibitor in preterm labour - BORN trial.$23,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$23,00020032003
GNo:G0183313

Use of SELDI-TOF-MS to identify proteins relevant to human labour$17,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Associate Professor Vicki Clifton, Conjoint Professor Tam Zakar, Conjoint Associate Professor Andrew Bisits
SchemeRole
Special Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$17,00020032003
GNo:G0183114

Ultra low tempertaure freezer including racking systems and boxes$15,868
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Equipment GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$15,86820032003
GNo:G0183063

Neonatal Neuroendocrine Programming of Adult Susceptibility to Cancer$10,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Deborah Hodgson, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020032003
GNo:G0182319

Mother and Infant: Perinatal Influences on Health Montreal 16-19 June 2003$2,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,50020032003
GNo:G0183235

2002 (6 grants)

Multicentre Trial of Calcium Channel Blocker versus Calcium Channel Blocker Plus Cox2 Inhibitor in Preterm Labour$635,000
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Warwick Giles, Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Associate Professor Andrew Bisits, Dr Andrew Gill
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$635,00020022005
GNo:G0180887

Endocrine and molecular regulation of placental CRH expression$465,000
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Associate Professor Rick Nicholson
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$465,00020022004
GNo:G0180918

Antagonist of Corticotrophin Releasing Hormone as Therapeutic Agents for the Prevention of Premature Birth in Humans$375,000
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Adam McCluskey, Dr P Keller, Professor Roger Smith, Dr A Ruhmann
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$375,00020022004
GNo:G0180905

Expression of the homeobox gene HOXA10 in human parturition$13,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor John Fitter, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$13,00020022002
GNo:G0181295

Oxidative Stress in the placenta: analysis of the source of free radicals$10,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Laureate Professor John Aitken, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020022002
GNo:G0181444

Human Pregnancy: Implantation to delivery, from 3 October to 5 October 2002$3,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Conference Establishment GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$3,00020022002
GNo:G0182579

2001 (9 grants)

Mothers and Babies$600,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
NSW Dept Health - Infrastructure FundingChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$600,00020012003
GNo:G0183304

Molecular regulation of CRH gene expression in the human placenta.$70,285
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Associate Professor Rick Nicholson
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$70,28520012001
GNo:G0179696

A Quantitative Model for the Timing of Parturition$62,127
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Associate Professor David Smith
SchemeRole
Multi-Year Project Grant ScholarshipChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$62,12720012004
GNo:G0178926

Beckman Coulter HPLC Detector and software. Extech circulation heating bath with accessories and software$19,000
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Associate Professor Vicki Clifton, Doctor Sam Mesiano, Conjoint Associate Professor Andrew Bisits, Conjoint Professor Warwick Giles
SchemeRole
Equipment GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$19,00020012001
GNo:G0181174

A mathematical model of human pregnancy.$14,500
Funding Body: John Hunter Hospital Charitable Trust Fund

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Warwick Giles, Conjoint Associate Professor Andrew Bisits, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$14,50020012001
GNo:G0181006

Characterisation of a novel transcription factor from placenta.$12,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor Rick Nicholson, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$12,00020012001
GNo:G0180070

Beckman Coulter HPLC Detector and software. Extech circulation heating bath with accessories and software$10,836
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Associate Professor Vicki Clifton, Doctor Sam Mesiano, Conjoint Associate Professor Andrew Bisits, Conjoint Professor Warwick Giles
SchemeRole
University/NHMRC Equipment Grant FundsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,83620012001
GNo:G0181175

Equipment grant for the Mothers and Babies Research Centre.$8,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Equipment/Infrastructure Stroud RodeoChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$8,00020012001
GNo:G0180647

Mapping the processes of human birth.$4
Funding Body: Andrew Thyne Reid Charitable Trust

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Research Grant - ANONYMOUSChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$420012004
GNo:G0181225

2000 (6 grants)

Endocrine Research$150,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Kiriwina Investment GroupChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$150,00020002001
GNo:G0179866

Identification and functional analysis of a mammalian transcriptional regulatory protein related to an insect steroid hormone receptor.$52,131
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Associate Professor Rick Nicholson
SchemeRole
Multi-Year Project Grant ScholarshipChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$52,13120002002
GNo:G0178908

Award for Research Excellence.$10,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020002000
GNo:G0180173

Synthesis of Drugs for Prevention of Pre-Term Delivery.$10,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Adam McCluskey, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020002000
GNo:G0178828

Human Parturition on the Beach (Beach Babes), 27/28 October 2000$3,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Conference Establishment GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$3,00020002000
GNo:G0180416

Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologial Investigation, 2000, Chicago, USA.$1,974
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,97420002000
GNo:G0180331

1999 (9 grants)

Clinical effectiveness of transdermal nitrates for the treatment of preterm labour$202,710
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Warwick Giles, Conjoint Associate Professor Andrew Bisits, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$202,71019992001
GNo:G0178332

Mothers and Babies Centre for research into Premature Delivery.$15,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Western Suburbs Leagues ClubChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$15,00019991999
GNo:G0178707

Mechanism by which estrogens regulate labour and delivery.$13,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Sam Mesiano, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$13,50019991999
GNo:G0178171

Rapid Microscale Synthesis of Drugs for the Prevention of Pre-Term Delivery$13,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Adam McCluskey, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$13,50019991999
GNo:G0178022

Identification and isolation of a transcription silencer.$11,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Associate Professor Rick Nicholson
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$11,00019991999
GNo:G0178172

Corticotropin-releasing hormone effects on connexin expression and gap junction formation in human myometrium$10,193
Funding Body: Ramaciotti Foundations

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor Vicki Clifton, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,19319991999
GNo:G0177963

Commercial in confidence: Mathematical Model for the analysis of pathophysiology of pregnancy (mMAPp)$9,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Associate Professor David Smith, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Small GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$9,00019991999
GNo:G0178042

Visitor Grant - Dr Ni Xin 1 March 2000 to 1 September 2000.$6,018
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Visitor GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$6,01819991999
GNo:G0179188

Dexamethasone Induction of Human Corticotropin-releasing Hormone Gene Expression Requires a cAMP-Awarded to Dr Y H Cheng$1,000
Funding Body: Society for Gynecologic Investigation

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Presidents Presenter AwardChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,00019991999
GNo:G0178768

1998 (6 grants)

Corticotrophin - releasing hormone and human parturition$501,759
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Doctor Cheng Chan, Conjoint Professor Phillip Robinson
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$501,75919982000
GNo:G0177190

Effect of severe asthma during pregnancy on placental function and fetal outcome$90,000
Funding Body: Asthma Foundation of New South Wales

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor Vicki Clifton, Conjoint Professor Peter Gibson, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$90,00019981999
GNo:G0177659

Low molecular weight ligands for corticotrophin releasing hormone receptors: Drugs for intervention during human pregnancy$47,664
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Adam McCluskey, Dr P Keller, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Special Scholarship Initiative GrantsInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$47,66419982000
GNo:G0177742

Molecular Dynamics Storm 860 Tri-mode Analysis System$35,000
Funding Body: Ramaciotti Foundations

Project Team
Professor Alistair Sim, Emeritus Professor John Rostas, Emeritus Professor Peter Dunkley, Dr Stephen Bunn, Dr Tat Cheah, Conjoint Professor Kenneth Beagley, Conjoint Professor Ray Rose, Professor Judith Scott, Doctor Cheng Chan, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$35,00019981998
GNo:G0177453

The regulation and the signalling pathway of placental corticotropin-releasing hormone receptor/s in human pregnancy$14,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor John Fitter, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$14,00019981998
GNo:G0177268

Visitor: Jeffrey Schwartz, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC., USA, 1/7/98 - 31/8/98.$3,984
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Visitor GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$3,98419981998
GNo:G0177882

1997 (5 grants)

Maternal Health Research Centre$386,000
Funding Body: NSW Ministry of Health

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Research & Development Infrastructure Grants ProgramChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$386,00019972000
GNo:G0177571

Urocortin and placental vascular resistance$195,766
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Ian Leitch
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$195,76619971999
GNo:G0176230

Characterisation of a Pituitary Target Autoantigen$79,290
Funding Body: John Hunter Children`s Hospital Research Foundation

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Research Grant (Defunct)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$79,29019971999
GNo:G0177049

Computer Asisted Design and Chemical Synthesis of Novel Therapeutic Agents Affecting Pregnancy the Duration of Human Pregnancy$16,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Professor Adam McCluskey, Professor Alan Boura
SchemeRole
Small GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$16,00019971997
GNo:G0176726

Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone Receptors (CRH-R) in the Human Myometrium$12,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Cheng Chan, Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Professor Phillip Robinson
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$12,00019971997
GNo:G0176728

1996 (2 grants)

South-East Asian Australian Preterm Labour Study Group.$244,500
Funding Body: Department of Education, Training & Youth Affairs

Project Team
Emeritus Professor William Walters, Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Professor Warwick Giles, Conjoint Associate Professor Andrew Bisits, Doctor Cheng Chan, Dr Stephen O'Callaghan, Doctor Jenny Stewart Williams, Mrs Maria Bowman, Doctor John Fitter
SchemeRole
Targetted Institutional Links ProgramInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$244,50019961998
GNo:G0176589

Visit by Professor P Lowry, Unviersity of Reading, United Kingdom. From 10/11/96 to 10/11/97.$3,770
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Visitor GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$3,77019961996
GNo:G0176081

1995 (3 grants)

Regulation and effect of placental corticotropin releasing hormone.$479,680
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith, Doctor Cheng Chan, Conjoint Professor Phillip Robinson
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$479,68019951997
GNo:G0174573

Dr Xin Ni, Lecturer, Department of Neurobiology, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China. From 1/2/95 to 1/2/96. Regulation of CRH secretion from th$5,552
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Visitor GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,55219951995
GNo:G0175394

Factors regulating the Proopiomelanocortin gene in the human placenta.$5,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Cheng Chan, Professor Roger Smith, Conjoint Professor Phillip Robinson
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,00019951995
GNo:G0174900

1993 (2 grants)

Maternal Health research grant$275,136
Funding Body: NSW Ministry of Health

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Research & Evaluation GrantsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$275,13619931996
GNo:G0176537

Mechanism of Inhibition of ACTH Release By cGMP - Mediated Pathways.$225,907
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Phillip Robinson, Professor Roger Smith, Dr J Liu
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$225,90719931995
GNo:G0173186

1992 (1 grants)

92,93,94 GRANT. Placental Corticotrophin-releasing Hormone$297,064
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$297,06419921994
GNo:G0174275

1991 (1 grants)

Placental Effects On The Maternal Hypothamami C-pituitary-adrenal Exis$147,032
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Roger Smith
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$147,03219911991
GNo:G0173959
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions10
Total current UoN Masters EFTSL0.3
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL3.85

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
20142016M Philosophy (Behavioural Sc)Co-SupervisorPregnancy and Postnatal Nutrition for Child IQ and Development
20142018PhD (Medicine)Principal SupervisorRetroviral Fusogenic Protein SYNCYTIN, Role in Placentation and Immune Tolerance.
20142018PhD (Reproductive Medicine)Principal SupervisorIncreased Oxidative Damage and Premature Placental Aging Contribute to the Aetiology of Stillbirth
20142018PhD (Reproductive Medicine)Principal SupervisorOptimizing Effectiveness of Female Community Health Volunteers for Improved Reproductive Health Outcomes in Nepal
20142018PhD (Reproductive Medicine)Principal SupervisorUnderstanding Human Labour: Emergence of Synchrony in the Myometrium
20142018PhD (Medicine)Co-SupervisorSystemic Dependence Between Leadership and Collaborative Success?
20132017PhD (Reproductive Medicine)Co-SupervisorEpigenetic Regulation of Progesterone Receptors and the Onset of Labour
20122016PhD (Paediatrics)Co-SupervisorDevelopment of an Insulin Delivery Algorithm for Management of Meals for Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Children
20112015PhD (Reproductive Medicine)Principal SupervisorElucidating the Role of Myosin Phosphatase in the Contractility of Myometrial Smooth Muscle
20092013PhD (Reproductive Medicine)Co-SupervisorEpigenetic Regulation of Progesterone Receptor Isoforms in Human Paturition

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2013M Philosophy (Nutrition&Diet)Co-SupervisorWeight Retention in the Postpartum Period
2013PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics)Co-SupervisorNutrition During Pregnancy: An Evaluation of Maternal Dietary Intake and the Development of Foetal Adiposity
2013PhD (Reproductive Medicine)Principal SupervisorRelationship Between Renal Volume, Prematurity, Birth Weight and Retinal Microvasculature
2012PhD (Reproductive Medicine)Co-SupervisorEffect of Maternal Asthma During Pregnancy on Aspects of Placental Immune Function
2011PhD (Medicine)Principal SupervisorHuman Endogenous Retroviruses and Immune Tolerance in Pregnancy
2010PhD (Reproductive Medicine)Principal SupervisorSyncytin and Placental Exosomes: New Insights in Immunology of Pregnancy
2009PhD (Medicine)Co-SupervisorEffect of Maternal Asthma During Pregnancy on Circulating Cytokines, Immune Cell Profile and Airway Inflammatory Mediator Release In-Vitro
2009PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics)Co-SupervisorNutritional Influences in Pregnancy and Postpartum for Women and Their Children
2009PhD (Medicine)Co-SupervisorRegulation of Myometrial Contractility: Pathways to Human Birth
2008PhD (Medicine)Principal SupervisorEstrogen and Progesterone Actions in Human Parturition
2008PhD (Medicine)Co-SupervisorCharacterisation of the Multifunctional Protein, CREAP
2007PhD (Reproductive Medicine)Co-SupervisorA Discovery Approach to Human Labour
2006PhD (Medicine)Co-SupervisorTissue Specific Mechanisms of Transcriptional Regulation of the Corticotrophin-Releasing Hormone Gene
2006PhD (Reproductive Medicine)Co-SupervisorThe Control of Prostaglandin Synthesis and Degradation in the Human Fetal Membranes during Pregnancy and Labour
2004PhD (Medicine)Co-SupervisorThe Effect of Maternal Asthma During Pregnancy on Placental Function and Fetal Development
2003M MedSc (Medicine) [R]Principal SupervisorThe Use of Ultrasound Measurements to Assess Normal Foetal Growth and Myometrial Tension Throughout Pregnancy. A Longitudinal Study
2002PhD (Medicine)Co-SupervisorPituitary Autoimmunity: Identification of the First Pituitary Target Autoantigen involved in Two Autoimmune Syndromes and the Clinical Significance of Antipituitary Autoantibodies
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Professor Roger Smith

Work Phone14376
Fax14394
Email
PositionProfessor
School of Medicine and Public Health
Faculty of Health and Medicine
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Office
JHH,
John Hunter Hospital,
John Hunter Hospital
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/roger-smith