Associate Professor Alastair Corbett

Clinical Associate Professor
Medicine, Concord Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 9767 6416
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Selected grants

2013

  • National Centre for Research Excellence in Neuromuscular Disorders: Transforming the management of neuromuscular disorders from compassionate assistance to targeted therapy and prevention; North K, Laing N, Kornberg A, Burns J, Ryan M, Clarke N, Corbett A, Refshauge K, Buckley M, McLean C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Centres of Research Excellence.

2012

  • National Centre for Research Excellence in Neuromuscular Disorders: Transforming the management of neuromuscular disorders from compassionate assistance to targeted therapy and prevention; North K, Laing N, Kornberg A, Burns J, Ryan M, Clarke N, Corbett A, Refshauge K, Buckley M, McLean C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Centre of Clinical Research Excellence.

2008

  • Developing neuro-protective antioxidants that synergise with thrombolytic treatments for actute cerebral ischemia; Witting P, Corbett A; Heart Foundation of Australia/Grants-in-Aid.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Rojana-udomsart, A., Mitrpant, C., James, I., Witt, C., Needham, M., Day, T., Kiers, L., Corbett, A., Martinez, P., Wilton, S., et al (2013). Analysis of HLA-DRB3 alleles and supertypical genotypes in the MHC Class II region in sporadic inclusion body myositis. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 254(1-2), 174-177. [More Information]
  • Rojana-udomsart, A., James, I., Castley, A., Needham, M., Scott, A., Day, T., Kiers, L., Corbett, A., Sue, C., Witt, C., et al (2012). High-resolution HLA-DRB1 genotyping in an Australian inclusion body myositis (s-IBM) cohort: An analysis of disease-associated alleles and diplotypes. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 250(1-2), 77-82. [More Information]
  • Seccombe, L., Giddings, H., Rogers, P., Corbett, A., Hayes, M., Peters, M., Veitch, E. (2011). Abnormal ventilatory control in Parkinson's disease-Further evidence for non-motor dysfunction. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology, 179, 300-304. [More Information]
  • Double, K., Rowe, D., Carew-Jones, F., Hayes, M., Chan, D., Blackie, J., Corbett, A., Joffe, R., Fung, V., Morris, J., et al (2009). Anti-melanin antibodies are increased in sera in Parkinson's disease. Experimental Neurology, 217, 297-301. [More Information]
  • Needham, M., Hooper, A., James, I., van Bockxmeer, F., Corbett, A., Day, T., Garlepp, M., Mastaglia, F. (2008). Apolipoprotein epsilon alleles in sporadic inclusion body myositis: A reappraisal. Neuromuscular Disorders, 18(2), 150-152. [More Information]
  • Tobin, J., Latourelle, J., Lew, M., Klein, C., Suchowersky, O., Shill, H., Golbe, L., Mark, M., Growdon, J., Nicholson, G., Corbett, A., et al (2008). Haplotypes and gene expression implicate the MAPT region for Parkinson disease The GenePD Study. Neurology, 71(1), 28-34. [More Information]
  • McNicoll, C., Latourelle, J., MacDonald, M., Lew, M., Suchowersky, O., Klein, C., Golbe, L., Mark, M., Growdon, J., Wooten, G., Nicholson, G., Corbett, A., et al (2008). Huntington CAG repeat size does not modify onset age in familial Parkinson's disease: the GenePD study. Movement Disorders, 23(11), 1596-1601. [More Information]
  • Needham, M., Corbett, A., Day, T., Christiansen, F., Fabian, V., Mastalagia, F. (2008). Prevalence of sporadic inclusion body myositis and factors contributing to delayed diagnosis. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 15(12), 1350-1353. [More Information]
  • DeStefano, A., Latourelle, J., Lew, M., Suchowersky, O., Klein, C., Golbe, L., Mark, M., Growdon, J., Wooten, G., Watts, R., Nicholson, G., Corbett, A., et al (2008). Replication of association between ELAVL4 and Parkinson disease: the GenePD study. Human Genetics, 124(1), 95-99. [More Information]
  • Needham, M., James, I., Corbett, A., Day, T., Christiansen, F., Phillips, B., Mastaglia, F. (2008). Sporadic inclusion body myositis: Phenotypic variability and influence of HLA-DR3 in a cohort of 57 Australian cases. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 79, 1056-1060. [More Information]
  • Latourelle, J., Sun, M., Lew, M., Suchowersky, O., Klein, C., Golbe, L., Mark, M., Growdon, J., Wooten, F., Watts, R., Nicholson, G., Corbett, A., et al (2008). The Gly2019Ser mutation in LRRK2 is not fully penetrant in familial Parkinson's disease: the GenePD study. BMC Medicine, 6. [More Information]
  • Bennett, H., Piguet, O., Grayson, D., Creasey, H., Waite, L., Lye, T., Corbett, A., Hayes, M., Broe, G., Halliday, G. (2006). Cognitive, extrapyramidal, and magnetic resonance imaging predictors of functional impairment in nondemented older community dwellers: The Sydney Older Person Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 54(1), 3-10. [More Information]
  • Piguet, O., Cramsie, J., Bennett, H., Kril, J., Lye, T., Corbett, A., Hayes, M., Creasey, H., Broe, G. (2006). Contributions of age and alcohol consumption to cerebellar integrity, gait and cognition in non-demented very old individuals. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 256(8), 504-511. [More Information]
  • Vucic, S., Lye, T., Dunn, G., Corbett, A. (2004). Autosomal Recessive Hereditary Spastic Paraparesis With Thin Corpus Callosum; Report Of Two Sisters. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 11(4), 427-430. [More Information]
  • Middleton, S., Harris, J., Sharpe, D., Corbett, A., Lusby, R., Ward, J. (2004). Improving Stroke Outcomes In Nsw; A Study Of Gp Perspectives. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 10(2), 21-28.
  • Krishnan, A., Corbett, A. (2004). Intracranial And Dermatological Cryptococcal Infection In An Immunocompetent Man. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 11(7), 765-767. [More Information]
  • Middleton, S., Sharpe, D., Harris, J., Corbett, A., Lusby, R., Ward, J. (2003). Case scenarios to assess Australian general practitioners' understanding of stroke diagnosis, management, and prevention. Stroke: a journal of cerebral circulation, 34(11), 2681-2686.
  • Double, K., Rowe, D., Hayes, M., Chan, D., Blackie, J., Corbett, A., Joffe, R., Fung, V., Morris, J., Halliday, G. (2003). Identifying the Pattern of Olfactory Deficits in Parkinson Disease Using the Brief Smell Identification Test. JAMA Neurology, 60(4), 545-549. [More Information]
  • Fung, K., Corbett, A., Kritharides, L. (2003). Myocardial tissue velocity reduction is correlated with clinical neurologic severity in myotonic dystrophy. The American Journal of Cardiology, 92(2), 177-181.
  • Bennett, H., Corbett, A., Gaden, S., Grayson, D., Kril, J., Broe, G. (2002). Subcortical vascular disease and functional decline: a 6-year predictor study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 50(12), 1969-1977.

2013

  • Rojana-udomsart, A., Mitrpant, C., James, I., Witt, C., Needham, M., Day, T., Kiers, L., Corbett, A., Martinez, P., Wilton, S., et al (2013). Analysis of HLA-DRB3 alleles and supertypical genotypes in the MHC Class II region in sporadic inclusion body myositis. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 254(1-2), 174-177. [More Information]

2012

  • Rojana-udomsart, A., James, I., Castley, A., Needham, M., Scott, A., Day, T., Kiers, L., Corbett, A., Sue, C., Witt, C., et al (2012). High-resolution HLA-DRB1 genotyping in an Australian inclusion body myositis (s-IBM) cohort: An analysis of disease-associated alleles and diplotypes. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 250(1-2), 77-82. [More Information]

2011

  • Seccombe, L., Giddings, H., Rogers, P., Corbett, A., Hayes, M., Peters, M., Veitch, E. (2011). Abnormal ventilatory control in Parkinson's disease-Further evidence for non-motor dysfunction. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology, 179, 300-304. [More Information]

2009

  • Double, K., Rowe, D., Carew-Jones, F., Hayes, M., Chan, D., Blackie, J., Corbett, A., Joffe, R., Fung, V., Morris, J., et al (2009). Anti-melanin antibodies are increased in sera in Parkinson's disease. Experimental Neurology, 217, 297-301. [More Information]

2008

  • Needham, M., Hooper, A., James, I., van Bockxmeer, F., Corbett, A., Day, T., Garlepp, M., Mastaglia, F. (2008). Apolipoprotein epsilon alleles in sporadic inclusion body myositis: A reappraisal. Neuromuscular Disorders, 18(2), 150-152. [More Information]
  • Tobin, J., Latourelle, J., Lew, M., Klein, C., Suchowersky, O., Shill, H., Golbe, L., Mark, M., Growdon, J., Nicholson, G., Corbett, A., et al (2008). Haplotypes and gene expression implicate the MAPT region for Parkinson disease The GenePD Study. Neurology, 71(1), 28-34. [More Information]
  • McNicoll, C., Latourelle, J., MacDonald, M., Lew, M., Suchowersky, O., Klein, C., Golbe, L., Mark, M., Growdon, J., Wooten, G., Nicholson, G., Corbett, A., et al (2008). Huntington CAG repeat size does not modify onset age in familial Parkinson's disease: the GenePD study. Movement Disorders, 23(11), 1596-1601. [More Information]
  • Needham, M., Corbett, A., Day, T., Christiansen, F., Fabian, V., Mastalagia, F. (2008). Prevalence of sporadic inclusion body myositis and factors contributing to delayed diagnosis. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 15(12), 1350-1353. [More Information]
  • DeStefano, A., Latourelle, J., Lew, M., Suchowersky, O., Klein, C., Golbe, L., Mark, M., Growdon, J., Wooten, G., Watts, R., Nicholson, G., Corbett, A., et al (2008). Replication of association between ELAVL4 and Parkinson disease: the GenePD study. Human Genetics, 124(1), 95-99. [More Information]
  • Needham, M., James, I., Corbett, A., Day, T., Christiansen, F., Phillips, B., Mastaglia, F. (2008). Sporadic inclusion body myositis: Phenotypic variability and influence of HLA-DR3 in a cohort of 57 Australian cases. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 79, 1056-1060. [More Information]
  • Latourelle, J., Sun, M., Lew, M., Suchowersky, O., Klein, C., Golbe, L., Mark, M., Growdon, J., Wooten, F., Watts, R., Nicholson, G., Corbett, A., et al (2008). The Gly2019Ser mutation in LRRK2 is not fully penetrant in familial Parkinson's disease: the GenePD study. BMC Medicine, 6. [More Information]

2006

  • Bennett, H., Piguet, O., Grayson, D., Creasey, H., Waite, L., Lye, T., Corbett, A., Hayes, M., Broe, G., Halliday, G. (2006). Cognitive, extrapyramidal, and magnetic resonance imaging predictors of functional impairment in nondemented older community dwellers: The Sydney Older Person Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 54(1), 3-10. [More Information]
  • Piguet, O., Cramsie, J., Bennett, H., Kril, J., Lye, T., Corbett, A., Hayes, M., Creasey, H., Broe, G. (2006). Contributions of age and alcohol consumption to cerebellar integrity, gait and cognition in non-demented very old individuals. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 256(8), 504-511. [More Information]

2004

  • Vucic, S., Lye, T., Dunn, G., Corbett, A. (2004). Autosomal Recessive Hereditary Spastic Paraparesis With Thin Corpus Callosum; Report Of Two Sisters. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 11(4), 427-430. [More Information]
  • Middleton, S., Harris, J., Sharpe, D., Corbett, A., Lusby, R., Ward, J. (2004). Improving Stroke Outcomes In Nsw; A Study Of Gp Perspectives. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 10(2), 21-28.
  • Krishnan, A., Corbett, A. (2004). Intracranial And Dermatological Cryptococcal Infection In An Immunocompetent Man. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 11(7), 765-767. [More Information]

2003

  • Middleton, S., Sharpe, D., Harris, J., Corbett, A., Lusby, R., Ward, J. (2003). Case scenarios to assess Australian general practitioners' understanding of stroke diagnosis, management, and prevention. Stroke: a journal of cerebral circulation, 34(11), 2681-2686.
  • Double, K., Rowe, D., Hayes, M., Chan, D., Blackie, J., Corbett, A., Joffe, R., Fung, V., Morris, J., Halliday, G. (2003). Identifying the Pattern of Olfactory Deficits in Parkinson Disease Using the Brief Smell Identification Test. JAMA Neurology, 60(4), 545-549. [More Information]
  • Fung, K., Corbett, A., Kritharides, L. (2003). Myocardial tissue velocity reduction is correlated with clinical neurologic severity in myotonic dystrophy. The American Journal of Cardiology, 92(2), 177-181.

2002

  • Bennett, H., Corbett, A., Gaden, S., Grayson, D., Kril, J., Broe, G. (2002). Subcortical vascular disease and functional decline: a 6-year predictor study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 50(12), 1969-1977.

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