Professor Jane Dahlstrom

Professor of Anatomical Pathology
Senior Staff Specialist Canberra Hospital
Interim Dean College of Health and Medicine
Organisational unit member - Canberra Hospital Campus
Researcher - Cancer
Anatomical Pathology, Canberra Hospital, Yamba Drive Garran
 02 6244 2222

Profile

Qualifications

MBBS (Hons), FPAC, PhD, FRCPA, FFOP, FFSc, Grad Cert Ed (higher education), SFHEA

Specialisation

  • Anatomical Pathology

Biography

Senior Staff Specialist, Anatomical Pathology, ACT Pathology. Sub Dean Canberra Hospital Campus and Professor of Anatomical Pathology, Australian National University Medical School.

 

Research

Research interests

Breast Pathology, Perinatal Pathology, Oral Pathology

The 2 project grants I am associated investigator on for 2017 are

Glutathione transferase Omega 1 as a novel target for sepsis and other inflammatory disorders. CIA is Phil Board, JCSMR

Targeting insulin hypersecretion to prevent type 1 and type 2 diabetes CIA Chris Nolan, ANUMS

2012

CI

Maximising support for breast cancer research by the Australian Breast Cancer Tissue Bank “ (Prof. Christine Clark)

National Breast Cancer Foundation Infrastructure Grant

$250 000 each year for 5 years to a total of $1.25 million

2012

CI

Placenta Responses to obesity and pregnancy outcome (PROPOS) study

The Canberra Hospital Private Practice Trust Fund

$98,000

2012

CIA

Investigating the expression of line-1 retrotransposon as a potential marker for breast cancer diagnosis and prediction

The Canberra Hospital Private Practice Trust Fund

$88, 000

2012

CI

Breast Tissue Bank

Radiation Oncology PPF

$30 000

2013

AI

The role of iron in inflammatory islet injury CI- Dr Delghingaro-Augusto

Diabetes Australia Research Trust

$60,000

2013

CI

Can daily 670nm red light therapy reduce the incidence and severity of retinopathy of prematurity in premature babies less than 30wks gestation?

The Canberra Hospital Private Practice Trust Fund

$82,000

2013

CI

Breast Tissue Bank

Radiation Oncology PPF

$30, 000

2013

CI

Health Risk factors in childhood following preterm delivery

The Canberra Hospital Private Practice Trust Fund

$82,000

2013

CIC

Understanding and targeting metabolic regulators of cancer cell proliferation and death. CIA - Dr Anneke Blackburn

Cancer Council ACT

$60, 000

2014

CIC

The role of iron in inflammatory islet injury CIA - Dr Chris Nolan

Diabetes Australia Research Trust

$60, 000

2014

CIB

Towards repurposing existing ARV drugs as anticancer agents for breast cancer therapy CIA - Dr Danny Rangasamy

Cancer Council ACT

$65,000

2014

CIA

13C and 15N natural isotope abundance: a simple, inexpensive biomarker of primary and metastatic tumours from breast cancer

The Canberra Hospital Private Practice Trust Fund

$9,960

2014

CI

Breast Tissue Bank

Radiation Oncology PPF

$30, 000

2015

CIC

Development of broad spectrum, non-genotoxic cancer treatments for acute myeloid leukaemias and multiple myeloma. CIA – Prof Ross Hannan

Cancer Council ACT Ellestan Dusting Cancer Research Bequest Grant

$340,000 /3years

2015

CI

Breast Tissue Bank

Radiation Oncology PPF

$30, 000

2016

CI

Extending the strategic importance of the Australian Breast Cancer Tissue Bank to facilitate breast cancer research. CIA-  Prof Rodney Scott

National Breast Cancer Foundation

2016 Infrastructure Grant

IF-16-002

$412,500.00/ 2years

 

 

Publications

  1. Needham K, Fadia M, Dahlstrom JE, Harrington K, Shadbolt B, Robson S. Significance of Mast Cell Distribution in Placental Tissue and Membranes in Spontaneous Preterm Birth. J Inflamm Res. 2016 Jul 8;9:141-5. doi: 10.2147/JIR.S80722. eCollection 2016.
  2. Dooley J, Tian L, Schonefeldt S, Delghingaro-Augusto V,  Garcia-Perez JE, Pasciuto E, Di Marino D, Carr EJ, Oskolkov N, Lyssenko V, Franckaert D, Lagou V, Overbergh L, Vandenbussche J, Allemeersch J, Chabot-Roy G, Dahlstrom JE, Socha L, Gevaert K, Jetten AM, Lambrechts D,. Linterman MA, Goodnow CC, Nolan CJ, Lesage S, Schlenner  SM and Liston A. Genetic predisposition for beta cell fragility underlies type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Nat Genet. 2016 Mar 21. doi: 10.1038/ng.3531. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Galgamuwa R, Board PG, Dahlstrom JE,  Blackburn AC, Wium, E, Rooke, Melissa; Cappello, Jean;Tummala P, Patel, H, Chuah, A, Tian, L, Mcmorrow, L, Theodoratos A. Dichloroacetate prevents cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicitywithout compromising its anti-cancer properties. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Mar 9. pii: ASN.2015070827. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Boulding T, Wu F, McCuaig R, Dunn J, Sutton C, Hardy K, Bullman A, Yip D, Dahlstrom J, and Rao S. Differential roles for DUSP family members in epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition and cancer stem cell regulation in breast cancer. PLoS One. 2016 Feb 9;11(2):e0148065. doi: 10.1371/ journal.pone.0148065. eCollection 2016.
  5. Chen G, Crispin P, Cherian M, Dahlstrom JE, Sethna FF, Kaye G, Pavli P, Subramaniam K.Placental involvement by non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in a Crohn’s disease patient on long-term thiopurine. Intern Med J. 2016 Jan;46(1):102-5. doi: 10.1111/imj.12957.
  6. Rangasamy D, Lenka N, Ohms S, Dahlstrom JE, Blackburn A, Board P. Activation of LINE-1 retrotransposon increases the risk of epithelialmesenchymal transition and metastasis in epithelial cancer. Curr Mol Med. 2015 Sep 3;15(7):588-97.

Book chapters Currie A.M and Dahlstrom JE. A recipe for inspiring learning of pathology: just add L and M’s and mix. Pathology for the Curious: Why Study Pathology Editor: Kishor Vaidya ISBN: 978-1-925128-54-3. http://www.amazon.com/Pathology-Curious-College-Research-Scholarships-ebook/dp/B00UIGGRYY

Chen L, Dahlstrom JE, Rangasamy D. Differential DNA methylation in endo-siRNAs mediated silencing of LINE-1 retrotransposons. In: Methods Mol Biol. 2014;1173:169-80. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-0931-5_15. (Humana press, USA). ISBN: 1064-3754.

Lyle P, Dahlstrom JE. Sanders ME, The Breast. In: Ccohen & Scheimberg: Essentials of Surgical Pediatric Pathology. Cambridge University Press 2014: 333-350 ISBN: 9781107667525

Dahlstrom JE and Åkerlind G. Interview with an award winning teacher: the what, why and how of inspiring medical students to learn. In: Inspiring Academics. Learning with the world's great university teachers. 2011:36-42. Open University Press (OUP) ISBN: 9780335237425

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