Dr Eddy Kizana

Senior Lecturer
Medicine, Westmead Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 9845 6795
Fax +61 2 9846 8323

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Selected grants

2014

  • WAVE 20/50 Bioreactor and C5 Cell Disruptor; Chircop (nee Fabbro) M, Kizana E, Robinson P, Diefenbach R, Bryan T, Gottlieb D, Micklethwaite K, Alexander I; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.

2013

  • Gene Therapy for Ventricular Arrhythmias; Kizana E, Kovoor P, Bhindi R; Heart Foundation of Australia/Grants-in-Aid.

2008

  • The Role of Connexin40 in the Pathogenesis of Atrial Fibrillation Probed by Targeted In Vivo Gene Transfer; Kizana E; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Pouliopoulos, J., Chik, W., Kanthan, A., Sivagangabalan, G., Barry, M., Fahmy, P., Midekin, C., Lu, J., Kizana, E., Thomas, S., Thiagalingam, A., Kovoor, P. (2013). Intramyocardial Adiposity After Myocardial Infarction: New Implications of a Substrate for Ventricular Tachycardia. Circulation, 128(21), 2296-2308. [More Information]
  • Barth, A., Zhang, Y., Li, T., Smith, R., Chimenti, I., Terrovitis, I., Davis, D., Kizana, E., Ho, A., O'Rourke, B., et al (2012). Functional impairment of human resident cardiac stem cells by the cardiotoxic antineoplastic agent trastuzumab. Stem Cells: the international journal of cell differentiation and proliferation, 1(4), 289-297. [More Information]
  • Barile, L., Cerisoli, F., Frati, G., Gaetani, R., Chimenti, I., Forte, E., Cassinelli, L., Spinardi, L., Altomare, C., Kizana, E., et al (2011). Bone marrow-derived cells can acquire cardiac stem cells properties in damaged heart. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, 15(1), 63-71. [More Information]
  • Cunningham, S., Kok, C., Dane, A., Carpenter, K., Kizana, E., Kuchel, P., Alexander, I. (2011). Induction and Prevention of Severe Hyperammonemia in the spf(ash) Mouse Model of Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency Using shRNA and rAAV-mediated Gene Delivery. Molecular Therapy, 19(5), 854-859. [More Information]
  • Kho, C., Lee, A., Jeong, D., Oh, J., Chaanine, A., Kizana, E., Park, W., Hajjar, R. (2011). SUMO1-dependent modulation of SERCA2a in heart failure. Nature, 477(7366), 601-605. [More Information]
  • Davis, D., Kizana, E., Terrovitis, J., Barth, A., Zhang, Y., Smith, R., Miake, J., Marban, E. (2010). Isolation and expansion of functionally-competent cardiac progenitor cells directly from heart biopsies. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, 49(2), 312-321. [More Information]
  • Rossello, R., Wang, Z., Kizana, E., Krebsbach, P., Kohn, D. (2009). Connexin 43 as a signaling platform for increasing the volume and spatial distribution of regenerated tissue. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) of the United States of America, 106(32), 13219-13224. [More Information]
  • Sekar, R., Kizana, E., Cho, H., Molitoris, J., Hesketh, G., Eaton, B., Marban, E., Tung, L. (2009). IK1 Heterogeneity Affects Genesis and Stability of Spiral Waves in Cardiac Myocyte Monolayers. Circulation Research, 104, 355-364. [More Information]
  • Kizana, E., Cingolani, E., Marban, E. (2009). Non-cell-autonomous effects of vector-expressed regulatory RNAs in mammalian heart cells. Gene Therapy (Basingstoke), Online 2009(doi: 10.1038/gt.2009.64), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Mahairaki, V., Xu, L., Farah, M., Hatfield, G., Kizana, E., Marban, E., Koliatsos, V. (2009). Targeted knock-down of neuronal nitric oxide synthase expression in basal forebrain with RNA interference. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 179(2), 292-299. [More Information]
  • Chang, K., Barth, A., Sasano, T., Kizana, E., Kashiwakura, Y., Zhang, Y., Foster, D., Marbán, E. (2008). CAPON modulates cardiac repolarization via neuronal nitric oxide synthase signaling in the heart. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) of the United States of America, 105(11), 4477-4482. [More Information]
  • Terrovitis, J., Kwok, K., Lautamäki, R., Engles, J., Barth, A., Kizana, E., Miake, J., Leppo, M., Fox, J., Seidel, J., et al (2008). Ectopic expression of the sodium-iodide symporter enables imaging of transplanted cardiac stem cells in vivo by single-photon emission computed tomography or positron emission tomography. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 52(20), 1652-1660. [More Information]
  • Barth, A., Kizana, E., Smith, R., Terrovitis, J., Dong, P., Leppo, M., Zhang, Y., Miake, J., Olson, E., Schneider, J., et al (2008). Lentiviral vectors bearing the cardiac promoter of the Na+-Ca2+ exchanger report cardiogenic differentiation in stem cells. Molecular Therapy, 16(5), 957-964. [More Information]
  • Terrovitis, J., Stuber, M., Youssef, A., Preece, S., Leppo, M., Kizana, E., Schar, M., Gerstenblith, G., Weiss, R., Marbán, E., et al (2008). Magnetic resonance imaging overestimates ferumoxide-labeled stem cell survival after transplantation in the heart. Circulation (Baltimore), 117(12), 1555-1562. [More Information]
  • Cingolani, E., Ramirez-Correa, G., Kizana, E., Murata, M., Cho, H., Marbán, E. (2007). Gene therapy to inhibit the calcium channel beta subunit: physiological consequences and pathophysiological effects in models of cardiac hypertrophy. Circulation Research, 101(2), 166-175. [More Information]
  • Sekar, R., Kizana, E., Smith, R., Barth, A., Zhang, Y., Marban, E., Tung, L. (2007). Lentiviral vector-mediated expression of GFP or Kir2.1 alters the electrophysiology of neonatal rat ventricular myocytes without inducing cytotoxicity. American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 293(5), H2757-H2770. [More Information]
  • Kizana, E. (2007). Therapeutic prospects of cardiac gene transfer. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 16(3), 180-184. [More Information]
  • Kizana, E., Ginn, S., Smyth, C., Boyd, A., Thomas, S., Allen, D., Ross, D., Alexander, I. (2006). Fibroblasts modulate cardiomyocyte excitability: implications for cardiac gene therapy. Gene Therapy (Basingstoke), 13(22), 1611-1615. [More Information]
  • Kizana, E., Ginn, S., Allen, D., Ross, D., Alexander, I. (2005). Fibroblasts can be genetically modified to produce excitable cells capable of electrical coupling. Circulation, 111(4), 394-398. [More Information]
  • Kizana, E., Ginn, S., Smyth, C., Thomas, S., Allen, D., Ross, D., Alexander, I. (2005). Fibroblasts Modulate Cardiomyocyte Excitability: Insights from Fibroblasts with Genetically Altered Connexin43 Expression. Journal of Gene Medicine, 7(point P8 on page 1127), 1127-1127.
  • Allen, D., Hardeman, E., North, K., Alexander, I., Cooper, S., Maxwell, A., Kizana, E., Ghoddusi, M. (2004). C2C12 Co-Culture On A Fibroblast Substratum Enables Sustained Survival Of Contractile, Highly Differentiated Myotubes With Peripheral Nuclei And Adult Fast Myosin Expression. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton, 58(3), 200-211. [More Information]
  • del Monte, F., Kizana, E., Tabchy, A., Hajjar, R. (2004). Targeted gene transfer in heart failure: Implications for novel gene identification. Current Opinion in Molecular Therapeutics, 6(4), 381-394. [More Information]

2013

  • Pouliopoulos, J., Chik, W., Kanthan, A., Sivagangabalan, G., Barry, M., Fahmy, P., Midekin, C., Lu, J., Kizana, E., Thomas, S., Thiagalingam, A., Kovoor, P. (2013). Intramyocardial Adiposity After Myocardial Infarction: New Implications of a Substrate for Ventricular Tachycardia. Circulation, 128(21), 2296-2308. [More Information]

2012

  • Barth, A., Zhang, Y., Li, T., Smith, R., Chimenti, I., Terrovitis, I., Davis, D., Kizana, E., Ho, A., O'Rourke, B., et al (2012). Functional impairment of human resident cardiac stem cells by the cardiotoxic antineoplastic agent trastuzumab. Stem Cells: the international journal of cell differentiation and proliferation, 1(4), 289-297. [More Information]

2011

  • Barile, L., Cerisoli, F., Frati, G., Gaetani, R., Chimenti, I., Forte, E., Cassinelli, L., Spinardi, L., Altomare, C., Kizana, E., et al (2011). Bone marrow-derived cells can acquire cardiac stem cells properties in damaged heart. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, 15(1), 63-71. [More Information]
  • Cunningham, S., Kok, C., Dane, A., Carpenter, K., Kizana, E., Kuchel, P., Alexander, I. (2011). Induction and Prevention of Severe Hyperammonemia in the spf(ash) Mouse Model of Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency Using shRNA and rAAV-mediated Gene Delivery. Molecular Therapy, 19(5), 854-859. [More Information]
  • Kho, C., Lee, A., Jeong, D., Oh, J., Chaanine, A., Kizana, E., Park, W., Hajjar, R. (2011). SUMO1-dependent modulation of SERCA2a in heart failure. Nature, 477(7366), 601-605. [More Information]

2010

  • Davis, D., Kizana, E., Terrovitis, J., Barth, A., Zhang, Y., Smith, R., Miake, J., Marban, E. (2010). Isolation and expansion of functionally-competent cardiac progenitor cells directly from heart biopsies. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, 49(2), 312-321. [More Information]

2009

  • Rossello, R., Wang, Z., Kizana, E., Krebsbach, P., Kohn, D. (2009). Connexin 43 as a signaling platform for increasing the volume and spatial distribution of regenerated tissue. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) of the United States of America, 106(32), 13219-13224. [More Information]
  • Sekar, R., Kizana, E., Cho, H., Molitoris, J., Hesketh, G., Eaton, B., Marban, E., Tung, L. (2009). IK1 Heterogeneity Affects Genesis and Stability of Spiral Waves in Cardiac Myocyte Monolayers. Circulation Research, 104, 355-364. [More Information]
  • Kizana, E., Cingolani, E., Marban, E. (2009). Non-cell-autonomous effects of vector-expressed regulatory RNAs in mammalian heart cells. Gene Therapy (Basingstoke), Online 2009(doi: 10.1038/gt.2009.64), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Mahairaki, V., Xu, L., Farah, M., Hatfield, G., Kizana, E., Marban, E., Koliatsos, V. (2009). Targeted knock-down of neuronal nitric oxide synthase expression in basal forebrain with RNA interference. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 179(2), 292-299. [More Information]

2008

  • Chang, K., Barth, A., Sasano, T., Kizana, E., Kashiwakura, Y., Zhang, Y., Foster, D., Marbán, E. (2008). CAPON modulates cardiac repolarization via neuronal nitric oxide synthase signaling in the heart. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) of the United States of America, 105(11), 4477-4482. [More Information]
  • Terrovitis, J., Kwok, K., Lautamäki, R., Engles, J., Barth, A., Kizana, E., Miake, J., Leppo, M., Fox, J., Seidel, J., et al (2008). Ectopic expression of the sodium-iodide symporter enables imaging of transplanted cardiac stem cells in vivo by single-photon emission computed tomography or positron emission tomography. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 52(20), 1652-1660. [More Information]
  • Barth, A., Kizana, E., Smith, R., Terrovitis, J., Dong, P., Leppo, M., Zhang, Y., Miake, J., Olson, E., Schneider, J., et al (2008). Lentiviral vectors bearing the cardiac promoter of the Na+-Ca2+ exchanger report cardiogenic differentiation in stem cells. Molecular Therapy, 16(5), 957-964. [More Information]
  • Terrovitis, J., Stuber, M., Youssef, A., Preece, S., Leppo, M., Kizana, E., Schar, M., Gerstenblith, G., Weiss, R., Marbán, E., et al (2008). Magnetic resonance imaging overestimates ferumoxide-labeled stem cell survival after transplantation in the heart. Circulation (Baltimore), 117(12), 1555-1562. [More Information]

2007

  • Cingolani, E., Ramirez-Correa, G., Kizana, E., Murata, M., Cho, H., Marbán, E. (2007). Gene therapy to inhibit the calcium channel beta subunit: physiological consequences and pathophysiological effects in models of cardiac hypertrophy. Circulation Research, 101(2), 166-175. [More Information]
  • Sekar, R., Kizana, E., Smith, R., Barth, A., Zhang, Y., Marban, E., Tung, L. (2007). Lentiviral vector-mediated expression of GFP or Kir2.1 alters the electrophysiology of neonatal rat ventricular myocytes without inducing cytotoxicity. American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 293(5), H2757-H2770. [More Information]
  • Kizana, E. (2007). Therapeutic prospects of cardiac gene transfer. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 16(3), 180-184. [More Information]

2006

  • Kizana, E., Ginn, S., Smyth, C., Boyd, A., Thomas, S., Allen, D., Ross, D., Alexander, I. (2006). Fibroblasts modulate cardiomyocyte excitability: implications for cardiac gene therapy. Gene Therapy (Basingstoke), 13(22), 1611-1615. [More Information]

2005

  • Kizana, E., Ginn, S., Allen, D., Ross, D., Alexander, I. (2005). Fibroblasts can be genetically modified to produce excitable cells capable of electrical coupling. Circulation, 111(4), 394-398. [More Information]
  • Kizana, E., Ginn, S., Smyth, C., Thomas, S., Allen, D., Ross, D., Alexander, I. (2005). Fibroblasts Modulate Cardiomyocyte Excitability: Insights from Fibroblasts with Genetically Altered Connexin43 Expression. Journal of Gene Medicine, 7(point P8 on page 1127), 1127-1127.

2004

  • Allen, D., Hardeman, E., North, K., Alexander, I., Cooper, S., Maxwell, A., Kizana, E., Ghoddusi, M. (2004). C2C12 Co-Culture On A Fibroblast Substratum Enables Sustained Survival Of Contractile, Highly Differentiated Myotubes With Peripheral Nuclei And Adult Fast Myosin Expression. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton, 58(3), 200-211. [More Information]
  • del Monte, F., Kizana, E., Tabchy, A., Hajjar, R. (2004). Targeted gene transfer in heart failure: Implications for novel gene identification. Current Opinion in Molecular Therapeutics, 6(4), 381-394. [More Information]

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