The University of Newcastle, Australia

Inflammation and Oxidation in chronic diseases


Dr Dean Sculley

Lecturer Dean Sculley

PhD Students

Brendan Scott, Chris Stevens, Andrew Novak


Recent research has been focused on the emerging use of mHealth and eHealth strategies to increase the effectiveness of the management and treatment of Chronic Diseases such as Type 2 Diabetes and Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.  As a founding member of the Chronic Disease eHealth Research Group, Dr Sculley has been involved in the development of an integrated approach to disease care, including the use of mobile technology in conjunction with a dedicated mobile app - Integrated Clinics - that will greatly increase the monitoring, management and treatment of disease.  Dr Sculley is also actively involved in the management and treatment of Periodontal Disease, currently focussing on gene polymorphisms and epigenetic modifications and their impact on disease status.