Paul McMurrick

Assoc Professor

1993 …2020

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Associate Professor Paul McMurrick

Paul is a specialist colorectal surgeon who trained at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne and then undertook the international fellowship in colorectal surgery at the Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota USA. He was a visiting surgeon at the Alfred Hospital 1988-89, visiting surgeon and head of colorectal surgical services at Southern Health 1998-2005, and has been in clinical practice at Cabrini Hospital since 1997. He is the Fröhlich West Chair and Head of the Cabrini Monash University Department of Surgery, currently the speciality group leader for colorectal surgery at Cabrini Health. He is the tumour group stream leader for colorectal cancer for the Monash Partners Academic Health Science, federal councillor of the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ), a member of the working committee of the binational colorectal cancer audit, and executive clinical representative of the Cancer Council Victoria and was a councillor of the International Society of Digestive Surgery 2010-2014. He was the Roger Dozois Visiting Professor at Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota 2012.

Paul is a fellow of the CSSANZ, a specialist colorectal surgeon with speciality interest in minimally invasive treatment of bowel or colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular disease and anorectal disease. He has been approved for recertification by the Gastroenterological Society of Australia for colonoscopy.

Research area keywords

  • Colorectal surgery
  • Colon Cancer

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Research Output

Clostridioides difficile infection damages colonic stem cells via TcdB, impairing epithelial repair and recovery from disease

Mileto, S. J., Jardé, T., Childress, K. O., Jensen, J. L., Rogers, A. P., Kerr, G., Hutton, M. L., Sheedlo, M. J., Bloch, S. C., Shupe, J. A., Horvay, K., Flores, T., Engel, R., Wilkins, S., McMurrick, P. J., Lacy, D. B., Abud, H. E. & Lyras, D., 7 Apr 2020, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 117, 14, p. 8064-8073 10 p.

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Molecular signature of interleukin-22 in colon carcinoma cells and organoid models

Rudloff, I., Jardé, T., Bachmann, M., Elgass, K. D., Kerr, G., Engel, R., Richards, E., Oliva, K., Wilkins, S., McMurrick, P. J., Abud, H. E., Mühl, H. & Nold, M. F., Feb 2020, In : Translational Research. 216, p. 1-22 22 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Patient-Derived Colorectal Cancer Organoids Upregulate Revival Stem Cell Marker Genes following Chemotherapeutic Treatment

Engel, R. M., Chan, W. H., Nickless, D., Hlavca, S., Richards, E., Kerr, G., Oliva, K., McMurrick, P. J., Jarde, T. & Abud, H. E., 2 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Clinical Medicine. 9, 1, 13 p., 128.

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Open Access

Personalized medicine—Current and emerging predictive and prognostic biomarkers in colorectal cancer

Koulis, C., Yap, R., Engel, R., Jardé, T., Wilkins, S., Solon, G., Shapiro, J. D., Abud, H. & McMurrick, P., Apr 2020, In : Cancers. 12, 4, 27 p., 812.

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Open Access

The impact of renal impairment on the perioperative outcomes of colorectal cancer surgery patients.

Oliva, K., Koulis, C., Wilkins, S. & McMurrick, P. J., 2019, In : ANZ Journal of Surgery. 89, S1, p. 42 1 p., 085P.

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