Professor Klaus-Martin Schulte

MD, FRCS, FRACS
Professor of Surgery, Academic Unit of Surgery, ANU School of Medicine and Psychology
Professor, ANU School of Medicine and Psychology

Klaus-Martin Schulte is an academic general surgeon with expertise in Endocrine Surgery and Major Trauma Surgery. Following medical studies in Germany, Paris, at Baylor College Houston, and Harvard Medical School he trained in Paris, Essen and in Düsseldorf (Germany) to became a consultant general surgeon in 2000 and associate professor of surgery in 2010. He has been lead clinician for Endocrine Surgery (since 2004-ongoing) and Emergency General and Major Trauma Surgery (2006-2012) at King’s College Hospital London, and Reader of Surgery at King’s College London (2012-2017). In 2014, he joined the School of Medicine and Psychology at ANU as Professor and Chair of Surgery. He leads the research group “Systems Biology of Cancer” at the John Curtin School of Medical Research and is Chief Investigator of the DESE Universities Trailblazer Grant “Microwearables for Space” at ANU’s Institute for Space InSpace.

Specialisation
 

  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Emergency and Major Trauma Surgery
  • Molecular Oncology
  • Molecular Determinants of the Stress Reaction

Specialisation

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • General Surgery

Research interests

  • precision and personalised medicine
  • space health and digital health
  • molecular oncology
  • surgery – endocrine surgery, trauma, genetic outcome determinants

Available Student Projects

Please email me to discuss potential Honours, Higher Degree by Research (Masters/PhD), and School of Medicine and Psychology medical program research projects.

Specialisation
 

  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Emergency and Major Trauma Surgery
  • Molecular Oncology
  • Molecular Determinants of the Stress Reaction

Recent Publications

(1-5)

First- or last authored publications with 50-500 citations

(6-22)

1.            Roser P, Leca BM, Coelho C, Schulte KM, Gilbert J, Drakou EE, Kosmas C, Chuah LL, Wassati H, Miras AD, Crane J, Aylwin SJB, Grossman AB, Dimitriadis GK. Diagnosis and Management of Parathyroid Carcinoma: A State of the Art Review. Endocrine-related cancer. 2023.

2.            van Loon LM, Steins A, Schulte KM, Gruen R, Tucker EM. Computational Modeling of Orthostatic Intolerance for Travel to Mars. NPJ Microgravity. 2022;8(1):34.

3.            Schulte KM, Talat N, Galata G. Margin Free Resection Achieves Excellent Long Term Outcomes in Parathyroid Cancer. Cancers (Basel). 2022;15(1).

4.            Schulte K-M, Galatá G, Talat N. Mediastinal Parathyroid Cancer. Cancers. 2022;14(23):5852.

5.            Carroll CSE, Andrew ER, Malik L, Elliott KF, Brennan M, Meyer J, Hintze A, Almonte AA, Lappin C, MacPherson P, Schulte KM, Dahlstrom JE, Tamhane R, Neeman T, Herbert EW, Orange M, Yip D, Allavena R, Fahrer AM. Simple and Effective Bacterial-Based Intratumoral Cancer Immunotherapy. J Immunother Cancer. 2021;9(9).

6.            Talat N, Belgaumkar AP, Schulte KM. Surgery in Castleman's Disease a Systematic Review of 404 Published Cases. Annals of surgery. 2012;255(4):677-84.

7.            Talat N, Schulte KM. Castleman's Disease: Systematic Analysis of 416 Patients from the Literature. The oncologist. 2011;16(9):1316-24.

8.            Talat N, Schulte KM. Clinical Presentation, Staging and Long-Term Evolution of Parathyroid Cancer. Annals of surgical oncology. 2010;17(8):2156-74.

9.            Mulla M, Schulte KM. Central Cervical Lymph Node Metastases in Papillary Thyroid Cancer: A Systematic Review of Imaging-Guided and Prophylactic Removal of the Central Compartment. Clinical endocrinology. 2012;76(1):131-6.

10.          Schulte CMS, Dignass AU, Goebell H, Roher HD, Schulte KM. Genetic Factors Determine Extent of Bone Loss in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Gastroenterology. 2000;119(4):909-20.

11.          Schulte KM, Talat N. Diagnosis and Management of Parathyroid Cancer. Nature Reviews Endocrinology. 2012;8(10):612-22.

12.          Schulte KM, Beyer A, Kohrer K, Oberhauser S, Roher HD. Lysophosphatidic Acid, a Novel Lipid Growth Factor for Human Thyroid Cells: Over-Expression of the High-Affinity Receptor Edg4 in Differentiated Thyroid Cancer. International Journal of Cancer. 2001;92(2):249-56.

13.          Schroder O, Schulte KM, Ostermann P, Roher HD, Ekkernkamp A, Laun RA. Heat Shock Protein 70 Genotypes Hspa1b and Hspa1l Influence Cytokine Concentrations and Interfere with Outcome after Major Injury. Critical care medicine. 2003;31(1):73-9.

14.          Sidhu PS, Talat N, Patel P, Mulholland NJ, Schulte KM. Ultrasound Features of Malignancy in the Preoperative Diagnosis of Parathyroid Cancer: A Retrospective Analysis of Parathyroid Tumours Larger Than 15 Mm. European radiology. 2011;21(9):1865-73.

15.          Schulte KM, Gill AJ, Barczynski M, Karakas E, Miyauchi A, Knoefel WT, Lombardi CP, Talat N, Diaz-Cano S, Grant CS. Classification of Parathyroid Cancer. Annals of surgical oncology. 2012;19(8):2620-8.

16.          Mulla MG, Knoefel WT, Gilbert J, McGregor A, Schulte K-M. Lateral Cervical Lymph Node Metastases in Papillary Thyroid Cancer: A Systematic Review of Imaging-Guided and Prophylactic Removal of the Lateral Compartment. Clinical endocrinology. 2012;77(1):126-31.

17.          Schulte KM, Talat N. Castleman's Disease-a Two Compartment Model of Hhv8 Infection. Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology. 2010;7(9):533-43.

18.          Schulte KM, Mengel M, Heinze M, Simon D, Scheuring S, Kohrer K, Roher HD. Complete Sequencing and Messenger Ribonucleic Acid Expression Analysis of the Men I Gene in Adrenal Cancer. The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism. 2000;85(1):441-8.

19.          Schulte KM, Talat N, Galata G, Gilbert J, Miell J, Hofbauer LC, Barthel A, Diaz-Cano S, Bornstein SR. Oncologic Resection Achieving R0 Margins Improves Disease-Free Survival in Parathyroid Cancer. Annals of surgical oncology. 2014;21(6):1891-7.

20.          Schulte KM, Talat N, Miell J, Moniz C, Sinha P, Diaz-Cano S. Lymph Node Involvement and Surgical Approach in Parathyroid Cancer. World journal of surgery. 2010;34(11):2611-20.

21.          Schroder O, Laun RA, Held B, Ekkernkamp A, Schulte KM. Association of Interleukin-10 Promoter Polymorphism with the Incidence of Multiple Organ Dysfunction Following Major Trauma: Results of a Prospective Pilot Study. Shock. 2004;21(4):306-10.

22.          Schulte KM, Reiher L, Grabitz K, Sandmann W. Coral Reef Aorta: A Long-Term Study of 21 Patients. Annals of vascular surgery. 2000;14(6):626-33.