Dr Tanya Butler

Business Operations Manager
Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead

C29 - Children's Hospital Westmead
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9845 2098
F: +61 2 9845 3842

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Research interests

Dr Tanya Butler is the Business Operations Manager of Diploma in Child Health. We aim to measurably improve the health of children and young people. The Diploma in Child Health, known overseas as the International Postgraduate Paediatric Certificate, is a postgraduate course in paediatrics for doctors and now selected paediatric nurses. It is jointly awarded by The Children's Hospital at Westmead and the Coppleson Committee for Continuing Medical Education of the University of Sydney.


2013 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008


  • Stehn, J., Haass, N., Bonello, T., Desouza, M., Kottyan, G., Treutlein, H., Zeng, J., Nascimento, P., Sequeira, V., Butler, T., Allanson, M., Fath, T., Hill, T., McCluskey, A., Schevzov, G., Palmer, S., Hardeman, E., Winlaw, D., Reeve, V., Dixon, I., Weninger, W., Cripe, T., Gunning, P. (2013), A Novel Class of Anticancer Compounds Targets the Actin Cytoskeleton in Tumor Cells. Cancer Research. 73(16), 5169-5182. [Abstract]


  • Esposito, G., Butler, T., Blue, G., Cole, A., Sholler, G., Kirk, E., Grossfeld, P., Perryman, B., Harvey, R., Winlaw, D. (2011), Somatic mutations in NKX2–5, GATA4, and HAND1 are not a common cause of tetralogy of fallot or hypoplastic left heart. American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A. 155A(10), 2416-2421. [Abstract]
  • Au, C., Butler, T., Sherwood, M., Egan, J., North, K., Winlaw, D. (2011), Increased connective tissue growth factor associated with cardiac fibrosis in the mdx mouse model of dystrophic cardiomyopathy. International journal of experimental pathology. 92(1), 57-65. [Abstract]
  • Moradi Marjaneh, M., Kirk, E., Posch, M., Ozcelik, C., Berger, F., Hetzer, R., Otway, R., Butler, T., Blue, G., Griffiths, L., Fatkin, D., Martinson, J., Winlaw, D., Feneley, M., Harvey, R. (2011), Investigation of association between PFO complicated by cryptogenic stroke and a common variant of the cardiac transcription factor GATA4. PloS One. 6(6), e20711-20717. [Abstract]


  • Butler, T., Esposito, G., Blue, G., Cole, A., Costa, M., Waddell, L., Walizada, G., Sholler, G., Kirk, E., Feneley, M., Harvey, R., Winlaw, D. (2010), GATA4 Mutations in 357 Unrelated Patients with Congenital Heart Malformation. Genetic testing and molecular biomarkers. 14(6), 797-802. [Abstract]


  • Butler, T., Egan, J., Graf, F., Au, C., McMahon, A., North, K., Winlaw, D. (2009), Dysfunction induced by ischemia versus edema: does edema matter?. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 138(1), 141-147. [Abstract]
  • Egan, J., Butler, T., Cole, A., Abraham, S., Murala, J., Baines, D., Street, N., Thompson, L., Biecker, O., Dittmer, J., Cooper, S., Au, C., North, K., Winlaw, D. (2009), Myocardial membrane injury in pediatric cardiac surgery: An animal model. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 137(5), 1154-1162. [Abstract]


  • Egan, J., Butler, T., Cole, A., Aharonyan, A., Baines, D., Street, N., Navaratnam, M., Biecker, O., Zazulak, C., Au, C., Tan, Y., North, K., Winlaw, D. (2008), Myocardial ischemia is more important than the effects of cardiopulmonary bypass on myocardial water handling and postoperative dysfunction: A pediatric animal model. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 136(5), 1265-1273.e2. [Abstract]
  • Au, C., Butler, T., Egan, J., Cooper, S., Lo, H., Compton, A., North, K., Winlaw, D. (2008), Changes in skeletal muscle expression of AQP1 and AQP4 in dystrophinopathy and dysferlinopathy patients. Acta neuropathologica. 116(3), 235-46. [Abstract]