Clinical Associate Professor Michelle Jack

Clinical Associate Professor
Medicine, Northern Clinical School

E25 - Royal North Shore Hospital
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: 9463 2166
F: 9463 1015

Biographical details

Graduated University of Queensland with first class honours and the University Gold Medal.

Research interests

Research interests include clinical research in Type 1 Diabetes including prevention studies and basic research in islet biology and stem cells.

Chief investigator RNSH site Type 1 diabetes prevention study (INITII)

Chief investigator RNSH site Trial Net Natural History study

Research into neonatal and paediatric thyroid diseases, including effects of dietary iodine excess.

Current national competitive grants*


Infant thyroid hormone levels and long-term child educational outcomes
Nassar N, Roberts C, Wilcken B, Martin A, Jack M, Wiley V, Algert C
NHMRC Project Grant ($476,257 over 3 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney


2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008


  • King, B., Howard, N., Verge, C., Jack, M., Govind, N., Jameson, K., Middlehurst, A., Jackson, L., Morrison, M., Wajira S Bandara, D. (2012), A diabetes awareness campaign prevents diabetic ketoacidosis in children at their initial presentation with type 1 diabetes. Pediatric Diabetes. 13(8), 647-651. [Abstract]
  • Gao, S., Jack, M., O'Neill, C. (2012), Towards optimising the production of and expression from polycistronic vectors in embryonic stem cells. PLoS One. 7(11), e48668. [Abstract]


  • Emder, P., Jack, M. (2011), Iodine-induced neonatal hypothyroidism secondary to maternal seaweed consumption: A common practice in some Asian cultures to promote breast milk supply. Journal of paediatrics and child health. 47(10), 750-2. [Abstract]
  • Lin, W., Martin, J., Marsh, D., Jack, M., Baxter, R. (2011), Involvement of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 in the effects of the histone deacetylase inhibitor MS-275 in hepatoma cells. The Journal of biological chemistry. 286(34), 29540-7. [Abstract]


  • Crawford, B., Cowell, C., Emder, P., Learoyd, D., Chua, E., Sinn, J., Jack, M. (2010), Iodine toxicity from soy milk and seaweed ingestion is associated with serious thyroid dysfunction. The Medical Journal of Australia. 193(7), 413-415. [Abstract]
  • Jack, M. (2010), Short Stature and Growth hormone use in children. Paediatrics & Child Health in General Practice. 11, 30-35.


  • Jack, M., Stone, M., Clifton-Bligh, R. (2009), Neonatal hypercalcemia due to polymorphisms of the calcium sensing receptor. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism. 22(6), 561-563. [Abstract]


  • Jack, M. (2008), When to worry about short children?. Paediatrics & Child Health in General Practice. 1:12, 1.