Alistair Nichol


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Alistair is an Associate Professor in the ANZIC-RC, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, and a consultant intensivist in The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne. Following completion of a PhD at University College Dublin, Alistair commenced with the ANZIC-RC in 2007 and has worked on a number of its large multi-centre randomised controlled trials. He is currently one of the Chief Investigators on the EPO-TBI (Erythropoietin in Traumatic Brain Injury) Study and is actively involved with the POLAR-RCT (Prophylactic hypOthermia trail to Lessen trAumatic bRain injury Randomised Control Trial) Study and the PHARLAP Study. His areas of interest include traumatic brain injury (TBI), acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and mechanical ventilation. Alistair has completed over 10 years of training in Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine. He was awarded the Fellowship of the College of Anaesthetists, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (FCARCSI) in 2002, and the Fellowship of the College of Intensive Care Medicine Australia and New Zealand (FCICM) in 2010. Alistair is also a Victorian Neurotrauma Initiative (VNI) Early Career Practitioner Fellow.

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Projects 2008 2024

BONANZA: Brain Oxygen Neuromonitoring In Australia And New Zealand Assessment (BONANZA) Trial

Udy, A., Cooper, J., Nichol, A., Rosenfeld, J., Menon, D., Bailey, M., Drummond, K., Higgins, L., Vallance, S., Hunn, M., Adamides, A., Bellapart, J. & Diaz-Arrastia, R.


Project: Other

Research Output 2005 2019

Erythropoietin in traumatic brain injury associated acute kidney injury: A randomized controlled trial

Skrifvars, M. B., Moore, E., Mårtensson, J., Bailey, M., French, C., Presneill, J., Nichol, A., Little, L., Duranteau, J., Huet, O., Haddad, S., Arabi, Y., McArthur, C., Cooper, D. J., Bellomo, R. & The EPO-TBI Investigators and the ANZICS Clinical Trials Group, Feb 2019, In : Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 63, 2, p. 200-207 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Priority Needs for Conducting Pandemic-relevant Clinical Research With Children in Europe: A Consensus Study With Pediatric Clinician-researchers

Gal, M., Gobat, N., Francis, N. A., Hood, K., Butler, C. C., Bielicki, J., Fraaij, P. L., Sharland, M., Jarvis, J., van Rossum, A. M. C., Heikkinen, T., Martinon-Torres, F., Herberg, J., Watkins, A., Webb, S. A. R., Moore, R., Sukumar, P. & Nichol, A., 1 May 2019, In : The Pediatric infectious disease journal. 38, 5, p. e82-e86 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prophylactic Hypothermia for Severe Traumatic Brain Injury-Reply

Cooper, D. J., Nichol, A. D. & McArthur, C., 7 May 2019, In : JAMA. 321, 17, p. 1726 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

Quality of life and 1-year survival in patients with early septic shock: long-term follow-up of the Australasian Resuscitation in Sepsis Evaluation Trial

Higgins, A. M., Peake, S. L., Bellomo, R., Cooper, D. J., Delaney, A., Harris, A. H., Howe, B. D., Nichol, A. D., Webb, S. A., Williams, T., on behalf of the Australasian Resuscitation in Sepsis Evaluation (ARISE) Investigators & on behalf of the ANZICS Clinical Trials Group, Jun 2019, In : Critical Care Medicine. 47, 6, p. 765-773 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review