Professor Alan Cooper

OAM
Clinical Professor
Dermatology, Northern Clinical School

Telephone 4324 1444
Fax 4324 3936

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Clinical Specialty

Dermatology

Selected grants

2012

  • Efficacy of Activated protein C to treat Diabetic Leg ulcers - a randomised, controlled clinical trial; Jackson C, Fulcher G, Wraight P, March L, Cooper A; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2003

  • A new treatment to promote wound healing; Jackson C, Cooper A, March L; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Development Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Spelman, L., Su, J., Fernandez Penas, P., Varigos, G., Cooper, A., Baker, C., Lee, M., Ring, J., Thirunavukkarasu, K. (2015). Frequency of undiagnosed psoriatic arthritis among psoriasis patients in Australian dermatology practice. European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. Journal, 29(11), 2184-2191. [More Information]
  • Weyrich, L., Dixit, S., Farrer, A., Cooper, A. (2015). The skin microbiome: Associations between altered microbial communities and disease. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 56(4), 268-274. [More Information]
  • Whitmont, K., McKelvey, K., Fulcher, G., Reid, I., March, L., Xue, M., Cooper, A., Jackson, C. (2015). Treatment of chronic diabetic lower leg ulcers with activated protein C: a randomised placebo-controlled, double-blind pilot clinical trial. International Wound Journal, 12(4), 422-427. [More Information]
  • Dixit, S., Venugopal, S., Fischer, G., Cooper, A. (2014). Dermatological emergencies: How to recognise them and what to do. Medicine Today, 15(9), 30-34.
  • Cooper, A., Powell, F. (2013). Pyoderma gangrenosum - a frequently misdiagnosed skin condition. Medical Journal of Australia, 199(6), 382-383. [More Information]
  • Baker, C., Mack, A., Cooper, A., Fischer, G., Shumack, S., Sidhu, S., Soyer, P., Wu, J., Chan, J., Nash, P., et al (2013). Treatment goals for moderate to severe psoriasis: an Australian consensus. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 54(2), 148-154. [More Information]
  • Hong, E., Cooper, A. (2012). Incipient retinal vein occlusion following immunotherapy of periorbital basal cell carcinoma. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 53(2), 139-140. [More Information]
  • McKelvey, K., Xue, M., Whitmont, K., Shen, K., Cooper, A., Jackson, C. (2012). Potential anti-inflammatory treatments for chronic wounds. Wound Practice & Research, 20(2), 86-89.
  • Downey, A., Jackson, C., Harun, N., Cooper, A. (2012). Toxic epidermal necrolysis: Review of pathogenesis and management. Journal Of The American Academy Of Dermatology, 66(6), 995-1003. [More Information]
  • Foley, P., Quirk, C., Sullivan, J., Dolianitis, C., Hack, S., Thirunavukkarasu, K., Cooper, A. (2010). Combining etanercept with traditional agents in the treatment of psoriasis: a review of the clinical evidence. European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. Journal, 24(10), 1135-1143. [More Information]
  • Smith, S., Dennington, P., Cooper, A. (2010). The use of intravenous immunoglobulin for treatment of dermatological conditions in Australia: A review. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 51(4), 227-237. [More Information]
  • Whitmont, K., Reid, I., Tritton, S., March, L., Xue, M., Lee, M., Fulcher, G., Sambrook, P., Slobedman, E., Cooper, A., Jackson, C. (2008). Treatment of chronic leg ulcers with topical activated protein C. Archives of Dermatology, 144(11), 1479-1483. [More Information]
  • Lee, M., Cooper, A. (2006). Biologic agents in psoriasis. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 47(4), 217-230. [More Information]
  • Jackson, C., Xue, M., Thompson, P., Davey, R., Whitmont, K., Smith, S., Buisson-Legendre, N., Sztynda, T., Furphy, L., Cooper, A., Sambrook, P., March, L. (2005). Activated protein C prevents inflammation yet stimulates angiogenesis to promote cutaneous wound healing. Wound Repair and Regeneration, 13(3), 284-294. [More Information]
  • Cooper, A., Morris, S. (2004). Haemoglobin Function And Respiratory Status Of The Port Jackson Shark, Heterodontus Portusjacksoni, In Response To Lowered Salinity. Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 174(3), 223-236. [More Information]
  • Cooper, A., Morris, S. (2004). Osmotic, Sodium, Carbon Dioxide And Acid-Base State Of The Port Jackson Shark, Heterodontus Portusjacksoni, In Response To Lowered Salinity. Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 174(3), 211-222. [More Information]
  • Russo, P., Ilchef, R., Cooper, A. (2004). Psychiatric Morbidity In Psoriasis: A Review. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 45(3), 155-161.

2015

  • Spelman, L., Su, J., Fernandez Penas, P., Varigos, G., Cooper, A., Baker, C., Lee, M., Ring, J., Thirunavukkarasu, K. (2015). Frequency of undiagnosed psoriatic arthritis among psoriasis patients in Australian dermatology practice. European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. Journal, 29(11), 2184-2191. [More Information]
  • Weyrich, L., Dixit, S., Farrer, A., Cooper, A. (2015). The skin microbiome: Associations between altered microbial communities and disease. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 56(4), 268-274. [More Information]
  • Whitmont, K., McKelvey, K., Fulcher, G., Reid, I., March, L., Xue, M., Cooper, A., Jackson, C. (2015). Treatment of chronic diabetic lower leg ulcers with activated protein C: a randomised placebo-controlled, double-blind pilot clinical trial. International Wound Journal, 12(4), 422-427. [More Information]

2014

  • Dixit, S., Venugopal, S., Fischer, G., Cooper, A. (2014). Dermatological emergencies: How to recognise them and what to do. Medicine Today, 15(9), 30-34.

2013

  • Cooper, A., Powell, F. (2013). Pyoderma gangrenosum - a frequently misdiagnosed skin condition. Medical Journal of Australia, 199(6), 382-383. [More Information]
  • Baker, C., Mack, A., Cooper, A., Fischer, G., Shumack, S., Sidhu, S., Soyer, P., Wu, J., Chan, J., Nash, P., et al (2013). Treatment goals for moderate to severe psoriasis: an Australian consensus. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 54(2), 148-154. [More Information]

2012

  • Hong, E., Cooper, A. (2012). Incipient retinal vein occlusion following immunotherapy of periorbital basal cell carcinoma. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 53(2), 139-140. [More Information]
  • McKelvey, K., Xue, M., Whitmont, K., Shen, K., Cooper, A., Jackson, C. (2012). Potential anti-inflammatory treatments for chronic wounds. Wound Practice & Research, 20(2), 86-89.
  • Downey, A., Jackson, C., Harun, N., Cooper, A. (2012). Toxic epidermal necrolysis: Review of pathogenesis and management. Journal Of The American Academy Of Dermatology, 66(6), 995-1003. [More Information]

2010

  • Foley, P., Quirk, C., Sullivan, J., Dolianitis, C., Hack, S., Thirunavukkarasu, K., Cooper, A. (2010). Combining etanercept with traditional agents in the treatment of psoriasis: a review of the clinical evidence. European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. Journal, 24(10), 1135-1143. [More Information]
  • Smith, S., Dennington, P., Cooper, A. (2010). The use of intravenous immunoglobulin for treatment of dermatological conditions in Australia: A review. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 51(4), 227-237. [More Information]

2008

  • Whitmont, K., Reid, I., Tritton, S., March, L., Xue, M., Lee, M., Fulcher, G., Sambrook, P., Slobedman, E., Cooper, A., Jackson, C. (2008). Treatment of chronic leg ulcers with topical activated protein C. Archives of Dermatology, 144(11), 1479-1483. [More Information]

2006

  • Lee, M., Cooper, A. (2006). Biologic agents in psoriasis. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 47(4), 217-230. [More Information]

2005

  • Jackson, C., Xue, M., Thompson, P., Davey, R., Whitmont, K., Smith, S., Buisson-Legendre, N., Sztynda, T., Furphy, L., Cooper, A., Sambrook, P., March, L. (2005). Activated protein C prevents inflammation yet stimulates angiogenesis to promote cutaneous wound healing. Wound Repair and Regeneration, 13(3), 284-294. [More Information]

2004

  • Cooper, A., Morris, S. (2004). Haemoglobin Function And Respiratory Status Of The Port Jackson Shark, Heterodontus Portusjacksoni, In Response To Lowered Salinity. Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 174(3), 223-236. [More Information]
  • Cooper, A., Morris, S. (2004). Osmotic, Sodium, Carbon Dioxide And Acid-Base State Of The Port Jackson Shark, Heterodontus Portusjacksoni, In Response To Lowered Salinity. Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 174(3), 211-222. [More Information]
  • Russo, P., Ilchef, R., Cooper, A. (2004). Psychiatric Morbidity In Psoriasis: A Review. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 45(3), 155-161.

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