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Dr Sandra Medic
PhD (Doctoral Degree), Edith Cowan University, 2011 .
Recent Research Grants
PAX3-mediated melanocytic response to environmental factors,
Edith Cowan University,
ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2013,
2013 - 2014, $25,000.
What happens to PAX3 role in melanoma?,
Cancer Council of WA Inc,
Grant - Early Career Investigator,
2012 - 2013, $24,759.
Neon Transfection System and Biomedical Research Grade -30oC Freezer for Alzheimer?s and Melanoma Research,
National Health and Medical Research Council,
Equipment Grant 2011,
Recent Publications (within the last five years)
Dye, DE., Medic, S., Ziman, M., Coombe, DR., (2013), Melanoma Biomolecules: Independently Identified but Functionally Intertwined. Frontiers in Oncology, 3 Sep(2013), Article No 252, Frontiers in Oncology online.
Reid, A., Millward, M., Pearce, R., Lee, M., Frank, M., Ireland, A., Monshizadeh, L., Rai, T., Heenan, P., Medic, S., Kumarasinghe, P., Ziman, M., (2013), Markers of circulating tumour cells in the peripheral blood of patients with melanoma correlate with disease recurrence and progression. British Journal of Dermatology, 168(1), 85-92, DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12057.
Medic, S., Rizos, H., Ziman, M., (2011), Differential PAX3 functions in normal skin melanocytes and melanoma cells. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 411(4), 832-837, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2011.07.053.
Medic, S., Ziman, M., (2010), PAX3 expression in normal skin melanocytes and melanocytic lesions (naevi and melanomas). PLoS One, 5(4), e9977, United States, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0009977.
Research Student Supervision
Master of Science (Human Biology), Pax3 Expression, Protein Modifications And Downstream Target Gene Profiling In Melanocytes And Melanoma Cells.