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Biography

Andrea has a background in biochemistry and has been involved in several different areas of medical research. Her PhD was gained in 1991 from Monash University in the area of connective tissue biochemistry and involved the use of cell biology and protein chemistry to explore the role of growth factors in the metabolism of artiuclar cartilage. She has also worked in eye research, looking at mechanisms of cataract development, and on the molecular biology of the mineralocorticoid and glucocorticoid receptors. In this Department, Andrea has primarily been involved in the waiting list clinical prioritisation project, which seeks to determine factors important for indicating patient urgency for elective surgery and to look at ways of incorporating these into scoring tools suitable for clinical use.

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Projects 2005 2023

Research Output 1990 2019

Letter by Zhou et al Regarding Article,“Statin Toxicity: Mechanistic Insights and Clinical Implications”

Zhou, Z., Curtis, A., Breslin, M. & Nelson, M., 6 Jun 2019, In : Circulation Research. 124, 12, 1 p., e120.

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Mental health trajectories among women in Australia as they age

Tran, T., Hammarberg, K., Ryan, J., Lowthian, J., Freak-Poli, R., Owen, A., Kirkman, M., Curtis, A., Rowe, H., Brown, H., Ward, S., Britt, C. & Fisher, J., 2019, In : Aging and Mental Health. 23, 7, p. 887-896 10 p.

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Predictors of first-year nonadherence and discontinuation of statins among older adults: a retrospective cohort study

Ofori-Asenso, R., Ilomäki, J., Tacey, M., Si, S., Curtis, A. J., Zomer, E., Bell, J. S., Zoungas, S. & Liew, D., Jan 2019, In : British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 85, 1, p. 227-235 9 p.

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Predictors of statin use among older adults: A nationwide cross-sectional study

Ofori-Asenso, R., Ilomäki, J., Tacey, M., Zomer, E., Curtis, A. J., Bell, J. S., Zoungas, S. & Liew, D., Feb 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Lipidology. 13, 1, p. 156-162 7 p.

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Recent Patterns of Multimorbidity Among Older Adults in High-Income Countries

Ofori-Asenso, R., Chin, K. L., Curtis, A. J., Zomer, E., Zoungas, S. & Liew, D. Y. H., 1 Apr 2019, In : Population Health Management. 22, 2, p. 127-137 11 p.

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