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Identification of a novel oligomerization disrupting mutation in CRYAA associated with congenital cataract in a South Australian family
Congenital cataract is a heterogeneous disorder causing severe visual impairment in affected children. We screened four South Australian families with autosomal dominant congenital cataract for mutations in 10 crystallin ...
Intercellular adhesion molecule 1 mediates migration of Th1 and Th17 cells across human retinal vascular endothelium
(Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2013)
Purpose. Autoimmune inflammation of the retina causes vision loss in the majority of affected individuals. Th1 or Th17 cells initiate the disease on trafficking from the circulation into the eye across the retinal vascular ...
The Changing Political Langscape in Malaysia
The focus of my presentation is to examine contemporary socio-economic and political development in Malaysia. Key contesting issues such as good governance, Islamisation, state economic development, minority rights, electoral ...
Emergence of Local Politics in Indonesia
This presentation explores the emergence of local politics in Indonesia. Unlike the national elections which since the fall of Soeharto in 1998 have been held three times, in 1999 (parliamentary elections), 2004 and 2009 ...
Australian and New Zealand Registry of Advanced Glaucoma: methodology and recruitment
Glaucoma is a sight-threatening disease affecting 3% of the population over the age of 50. Glaucoma is treatable, and severe vision loss can usually be prevented if diagnosis is made at an early stage. Genetic factors play ...
A Comparison of Lamellar and Penetrating Keratoplasty Outcomes: A Registry Study
The US pivot to Asia
The US may have pivoted back to Asia and the Pacific rhetorically, but does it have the muscle and staying power to reassert itself in a region that it has dominated for nearly seven decades? US competitors, especially ...
Socio-Economic and Political Change in the DPRK
The present moment represents an inflection point marking the end of Kim Jong Il-era muddle through and the beginning of Kim Jong Un's determined and pro-active regime consolidation phase. Rightly or wrongly, Kim Jong ...
Novel therapeutic approaches for corneal disease
(Discovery Medicine, 2013-05-24)
Congenital and acquired corneal opacities, and diseases of the ocular surface, are blinding conditions that impose physical, psychological, and financial constraints upon the sufferer. In the past, corneal and corneal ...
Contested Governance & Values in Contemporary Japanese Politics
• Main axis of political contestation in postwar Japan is not between “Western” and “Asian values” but the struggle for the constitutional “soul” of Japan --- embracing or rejecting the pacifistic constitution (with the ...