Dr Katie Dixon

Research Fellow
Anatomy & Histology, School of Medical Sciences

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Selected grants

2014

  • CLARIOstar Multifunctional Microplate Reader for Shared Used at the Open Access, Multi-User Molecular Biology Core Facility; Huang M, Scolyer R, Fraser S, Sahni S, Speranza T, Owens T, Barrs V, Ju Y, Kovacevic Z, Lu Z, Camp A, Slobedman B, Morris B, Oliver B, Dos Remedios C, Kalinowski D, Fu D, Lai D, Lovicu F, Allbutt H, Triccas J, Burgess J, Kril J, Dixon K, Rendina L, Byrne M, King N, Groundwater P, Williamson P, Ho J, Dong Q, Bao B, Assinder S, McLennan S, Richardson D, Ammit A, Sharland A, Hardikar A, Hong A, Hambly B, Lee C, Murphy C, Goldsbury C, Johnstone D, Lane D, Hibbs D, Joshua D, Huq F, Halliday G, Sutherland G, Zreiqat H, Lok H, Lyons G, Jansson P, Black J, Zhu L, Sunde M, Day M, Naylor M, Buckland M, Murray M, Shafie N, Lay P, Poronnik P, Codd R, Mason R, Ryan R, Christopherson R, de Graaf S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.
  • Is CYP11A1 critical for the vitamin D photoprotective system in skin?; Mason R, Halliday G, Tuckey R, Dixon K, Reeve V; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2013

  • Novel vitamin D-like compounds to reduce DNA and other molecular damage after UV radiation; Dixon K; Cancer Institute New South Wales/Early Career Development Fellowship.
  • QX100 Droplet Digital PCR system for Shared Used at the Open Access, Multi-User Molecular Biology Core Facility; Richardson D, Kril J, Murphy C, Vandenberg R, Rendina L, Dos Remedios C, Ju Y, Kovacevic Z, Lyons G, Sutherland G, Lay P, Ammit A, Lai D, Morris B, Day M, Dong Q, Bao B, Huang M, Camp A, Boyer M, Whittington R, Byrne M, Hanrahan J, Fu D, Jansson P, Lane D, Bagley E, Hibbs D, Zhang D, Fraser S, Scolyer R, Black J, Halliday G, Christie M, Zreiqat H, Murray M, Slobedman B, Naylor M, Burgess J, Triccas J, Mason R, Chadban S, Combes V, Lovicu F, McLennan S, Kalinowski D, Sharland A, Johnstone D, Groundwater P, Dixon K, Zhou F, Lovejoy D, Lu Z, Zhu L, Goldsbury C, Witting P, Buckland M, Assinder S, Purdie (Williams) A, Codd R, Owens T, Hambly B; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.
  • Robotic High Throughput Western Analysis for the Open Access, Multi-User Sydney Cancer Research Core Facility; Richardson D, Scolyer R, Boyer M, Halliday G, Damian D, Christopherson R, Joshua D, Kench J, Hong A, Murray M, Lee C, Kalinowski D, Naylor M, Lay P, Lyons G, Kovacevic Z, Mason R, Dixon K, Chan-Ling T, Hawkins C, Sunde M, Lovejoy D, Owens T, Rendina L, Jansson P, Dos Remedios C, Charles (nee Slaviero) K, Lane D, Witting P, Dong Q, Ammit A, Groundwater P, Assinder S, Bao B, Byrne S, Zhou F, Buckland M, Grewal T, Huq F, Lai D, Codd R, Zhang D, Fu D, de Graaf S, Huang M, Payne R, Slobedman B, Barrs V, Ho J, Williamson P, Murphy C; DVC Research/Equipment Grant.

2012

  • GeneAtlas Personal Microarray System; Richardson D, Scolyer R, Stocker R, Weninger W, Black J, Allen D, Murray M, Mason R, Twigg S, King N, Horvath L, Lovicu F, Lee C, Halliday G, Lovejoy D, Joshua D, Sharland A, Roufogalis B, Hambly B, Morris B, Bao B, Bishop A, Hibbs D, Lane D, Zhou F, Hanrahan J, Dixon K, Rendina L, Byrne M, Naylor M, Cole N, Jansson P, Dong Q, Codd R, Payne R, Assinder S, Chadban S, Fraser S, McLennan S, Suryo Rahmanto A, Lai D, Yu Y, Ju Y, Buckland M, Kovacevic Z, Saletta F, Zreiqat H, Kalinowski D, Groundwater P, Simes R, Zhang D, Boyer M, Murphy C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.

2009

  • Targeting prostate cancer and metastases with novel anti-tumour drugs; Dixon K; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Early Career Fellowships (ECF).

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Dixon, K., Sequeira, V., Camp, A., Mason, R. (2012). Vitamin D and skin Cancer. In Victor R. Preedy (Eds.), Handbook of Diet, Nutrition and the Skin, (pp. 395-411). The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers.
  • Mason, R., Dixon, K., Sequeira, V., Gordon-Thomson, C. (2011). Sunlight Protection by Vitamin D Compounds. In David Feldman, J. Wesley Pike & John S. Adams (Eds.), Vitamin D, (pp. 1943-1953). Amsterdam: Academic Press Elsevier.

Journals

  • Dixon, K., Lui, G., Kovacevic, Z., Zhang, D., Yao, M., Chen, Z., Dong, Q., Assinder, S., Richardson, D. (2013). Dp44mT targets the AKT, TGF-β and ERK pathways via the metastasis suppressor NDRG1 in normal prostate epithelial cells and prostate cancer cells. British Journal of Cancer, 108(2), 409-419. [More Information]
  • Tongkao-on, W., Gordon-Thomson, C., Dixon, K., Song, E., Luu, T., Carter, S., Sequeira, V., Reeve, V., Mason, R. (2013). Novel vitamin D compounds and skin cancer prevention. Dermato-Endocrinology, 5(1), 20-33. [More Information]
  • Dixon, K., Tongkao-on, W., Sequeira, V., Carter, S., Song, E., Rybchyn, M., Gordon-Thomson, C., Mason, R. (2013). Vitamin D and Death by Sunshine. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 14(1), 1964-1977. [More Information]
  • Dixon, K., Sequeira, V., Deo, S., Mohan, R., Posner, G., Mason, R. (2012). Differential photoprotective effects of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 and a low calcaemic deltanoid. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences, 11(12), 1825-1830. [More Information]
  • Dixon, K., Norman, A., Sequeira, V., Mohan, R., Rybchyn, M., Reeve, V., Halliday, G., Mason, R. (2011). 1(alpha), 25(OH)2- Vitamin D and a Nongenomic Vitamin D Analogue Inhibit Ultraviolet Radiation - Induced Skin Carcinogenesis. Cancer Prevention Research, 4(9), 1485-1494. [More Information]
  • Chuang, M., Huang, H., Dixon, K., Chen, K., Mao, C., Chen, C. (2010). Detection of urine and blood clenbuterol following short-term oral administration in the horse. Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology, 32(1), 171-176. [More Information]
  • Mason, R., Sequeira, V., Dixon, K., Gordon-Thomson, C., Pobre, K., Dilley, A., Mizwicki, M., Norman, A., Feldman, D., Halliday, G., Reeve, V. (2010). Photoprotection by 1[alpha],25-dihydroxyvitamin D and analogs: Further studies on mechanisms and implications for UV-damage. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 121(40210), 164-168. [More Information]
  • Damian, D., Kim, Y., Dixon, K., Halliday, G., Javeri, A., Mason, R. (2010). Topical calcitriol protects from UV-induced genetic damage but suppresses cutaneous immunity in humans. Experimental Dermatology, 19(8), e23-e30. [More Information]
  • Dixon, K., Sequeira, V., Camp, A., Mason, R. (2010). Vitamin D-fence. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences, 9(4), 564-570. [More Information]
  • Sequeira, V., Dixon, K., Mason, R. (2009). Resisting the sun with Vitamin D. Immunology, Endocrine and Metabolic Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, 9, 129-136.
  • Dixon, K., Mason, R. (2009). Vitamin D. The International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, 41(5), 982-985. [More Information]
  • Dixon, K., Deo, S., Norman, A., Bishop, J., Halliday, G., Reeve, V., Mason, R. (2007). In vivo relevance for photoprotection by the vitamin D rapid response pathway. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 103(3-5), 451-456. [More Information]
  • Gupta, R., Dixon, K., Deo, S., Holliday, C., Slater, M., Halliday, G., Reeve, V., Mason, R. (2007). Photoprotection by 1,25 Dihydroxyvitamin D3 Is Associated with an Increase in p53 and a Decrease in Nitric Oxide Products. The Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 127(3), 707-715. [More Information]
  • Ibuki, Y., Allanson, M., Dixon, K., Reeve, V. (2007). Radiation Sources Providing Increased UVA/UVB Ratios Attenuate the Apoptotic Effects of the UVB Waveband UVA-Dose-Dependently in Hairless Mouse Skin. The Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 127(9), 2236-2244. [More Information]
  • Gorman, S., Kuritzky, L., Judge, M., Dixon, K., McGlade, J., Mason, R., Finlay-Jones, J., Hart, P. (2007). Topically applied 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D-3 enhances the suppressive activity of CD4(+)CD25(+), cells in the draining lymph nodes. Journal of Immunology, 179(9), 6273-6283.
  • Gorman, S., Kuritzky, L., Judge, M., Dixon, K., McGlade, J., Mason, R., Finlay-Jones, J., Hart, P. (2007). Topically Applied 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3 Enhances the Suppressive Activity of CD4+CD25+ Cells in the Draining Lymph Nodes. Journal of Immunology, 179(9), 6273-6283. [More Information]
  • Gupta, R., Dixon, K., Deo, S., Holliday, C., Slater, M., Halliday, G., Reeve, V., Mason, R. (2006). Photoprotection by 1,25 Dihydroxyvitamin D3 Is Associated with an Increase in p53 and a Decrease in Nitric Oxide Products. The Journal of Investigative Dermatology. [More Information]
  • Dixon, K., Deo, S., Wong, G., Slater, M., Norman, A., Bishop, J., Posner, G., Ishizuka, S., Halliday, G., Reeve, V., Mason, R. (2005). Skin cancer prevention: A possible role of 1,25dihydroxyvitamin D3 and its analogs. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 97(1-2), 137-143. [More Information]
  • Wong, G., Gupta, R., Dixon, K., Deo, S., Choong, S., Halliday, G., Bishop, J., Ishizuka, S., Norman, A., Posner, G., Mason, R. (2004). 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D And Three Low-Calcemic Analogs Decrease Uv-Induced Dna Damage Via The Rapid Response Pathway. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 89-90(1), 567-570.

Conferences

  • Dixon, K. (2011). Of Mice and Men: photoprotection by vitamin D compounds. 14th Congress of the European Society for Photobiology, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Dixon, K. (2009). 1 (alpha) 25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 inhibits ultraviolet radiation-induced skin carcinogenesis in vivo. 14th Workshop on Vitamin D, Brugges, Belgium.
  • Dixon, K. (2009). Pharmacological targeting of the AKT, PTEN and TGF-Beta Pathways Using Novel Iron Chelators. 20th International Conference on Chelation (ICOC) for the Treatment of Thalassaemia, Cancer and other Diseases related to Metal and Free Radical Imbalance and Toxicity, London, UK.
  • Dixon, K. (2008). Vitamin D compounds inhibit ultraviolet radiation-induced skin carcinogenesis. Australian Helath and Medical Research Congress.

2013

  • Dixon, K., Lui, G., Kovacevic, Z., Zhang, D., Yao, M., Chen, Z., Dong, Q., Assinder, S., Richardson, D. (2013). Dp44mT targets the AKT, TGF-β and ERK pathways via the metastasis suppressor NDRG1 in normal prostate epithelial cells and prostate cancer cells. British Journal of Cancer, 108(2), 409-419. [More Information]
  • Tongkao-on, W., Gordon-Thomson, C., Dixon, K., Song, E., Luu, T., Carter, S., Sequeira, V., Reeve, V., Mason, R. (2013). Novel vitamin D compounds and skin cancer prevention. Dermato-Endocrinology, 5(1), 20-33. [More Information]
  • Dixon, K., Tongkao-on, W., Sequeira, V., Carter, S., Song, E., Rybchyn, M., Gordon-Thomson, C., Mason, R. (2013). Vitamin D and Death by Sunshine. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 14(1), 1964-1977. [More Information]

2012

  • Dixon, K., Sequeira, V., Deo, S., Mohan, R., Posner, G., Mason, R. (2012). Differential photoprotective effects of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 and a low calcaemic deltanoid. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences, 11(12), 1825-1830. [More Information]
  • Dixon, K., Sequeira, V., Camp, A., Mason, R. (2012). Vitamin D and skin Cancer. In Victor R. Preedy (Eds.), Handbook of Diet, Nutrition and the Skin, (pp. 395-411). The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers.

2011

  • Dixon, K., Norman, A., Sequeira, V., Mohan, R., Rybchyn, M., Reeve, V., Halliday, G., Mason, R. (2011). 1(alpha), 25(OH)2- Vitamin D and a Nongenomic Vitamin D Analogue Inhibit Ultraviolet Radiation - Induced Skin Carcinogenesis. Cancer Prevention Research, 4(9), 1485-1494. [More Information]
  • Dixon, K. (2011). Of Mice and Men: photoprotection by vitamin D compounds. 14th Congress of the European Society for Photobiology, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Mason, R., Dixon, K., Sequeira, V., Gordon-Thomson, C. (2011). Sunlight Protection by Vitamin D Compounds. In David Feldman, J. Wesley Pike & John S. Adams (Eds.), Vitamin D, (pp. 1943-1953). Amsterdam: Academic Press Elsevier.

2010

  • Chuang, M., Huang, H., Dixon, K., Chen, K., Mao, C., Chen, C. (2010). Detection of urine and blood clenbuterol following short-term oral administration in the horse. Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology, 32(1), 171-176. [More Information]
  • Mason, R., Sequeira, V., Dixon, K., Gordon-Thomson, C., Pobre, K., Dilley, A., Mizwicki, M., Norman, A., Feldman, D., Halliday, G., Reeve, V. (2010). Photoprotection by 1[alpha],25-dihydroxyvitamin D and analogs: Further studies on mechanisms and implications for UV-damage. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 121(40210), 164-168. [More Information]
  • Damian, D., Kim, Y., Dixon, K., Halliday, G., Javeri, A., Mason, R. (2010). Topical calcitriol protects from UV-induced genetic damage but suppresses cutaneous immunity in humans. Experimental Dermatology, 19(8), e23-e30. [More Information]
  • Dixon, K., Sequeira, V., Camp, A., Mason, R. (2010). Vitamin D-fence. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences, 9(4), 564-570. [More Information]

2009

  • Dixon, K. (2009). 1 (alpha) 25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 inhibits ultraviolet radiation-induced skin carcinogenesis in vivo. 14th Workshop on Vitamin D, Brugges, Belgium.
  • Dixon, K. (2009). Pharmacological targeting of the AKT, PTEN and TGF-Beta Pathways Using Novel Iron Chelators. 20th International Conference on Chelation (ICOC) for the Treatment of Thalassaemia, Cancer and other Diseases related to Metal and Free Radical Imbalance and Toxicity, London, UK.
  • Sequeira, V., Dixon, K., Mason, R. (2009). Resisting the sun with Vitamin D. Immunology, Endocrine and Metabolic Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, 9, 129-136.
  • Dixon, K., Mason, R. (2009). Vitamin D. The International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, 41(5), 982-985. [More Information]

2008

  • Dixon, K. (2008). Vitamin D compounds inhibit ultraviolet radiation-induced skin carcinogenesis. Australian Helath and Medical Research Congress.

2007

  • Dixon, K., Deo, S., Norman, A., Bishop, J., Halliday, G., Reeve, V., Mason, R. (2007). In vivo relevance for photoprotection by the vitamin D rapid response pathway. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 103(3-5), 451-456. [More Information]
  • Gupta, R., Dixon, K., Deo, S., Holliday, C., Slater, M., Halliday, G., Reeve, V., Mason, R. (2007). Photoprotection by 1,25 Dihydroxyvitamin D3 Is Associated with an Increase in p53 and a Decrease in Nitric Oxide Products. The Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 127(3), 707-715. [More Information]
  • Ibuki, Y., Allanson, M., Dixon, K., Reeve, V. (2007). Radiation Sources Providing Increased UVA/UVB Ratios Attenuate the Apoptotic Effects of the UVB Waveband UVA-Dose-Dependently in Hairless Mouse Skin. The Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 127(9), 2236-2244. [More Information]
  • Gorman, S., Kuritzky, L., Judge, M., Dixon, K., McGlade, J., Mason, R., Finlay-Jones, J., Hart, P. (2007). Topically applied 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D-3 enhances the suppressive activity of CD4(+)CD25(+), cells in the draining lymph nodes. Journal of Immunology, 179(9), 6273-6283.
  • Gorman, S., Kuritzky, L., Judge, M., Dixon, K., McGlade, J., Mason, R., Finlay-Jones, J., Hart, P. (2007). Topically Applied 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3 Enhances the Suppressive Activity of CD4+CD25+ Cells in the Draining Lymph Nodes. Journal of Immunology, 179(9), 6273-6283. [More Information]

2006

  • Gupta, R., Dixon, K., Deo, S., Holliday, C., Slater, M., Halliday, G., Reeve, V., Mason, R. (2006). Photoprotection by 1,25 Dihydroxyvitamin D3 Is Associated with an Increase in p53 and a Decrease in Nitric Oxide Products. The Journal of Investigative Dermatology. [More Information]

2005

  • Dixon, K., Deo, S., Wong, G., Slater, M., Norman, A., Bishop, J., Posner, G., Ishizuka, S., Halliday, G., Reeve, V., Mason, R. (2005). Skin cancer prevention: A possible role of 1,25dihydroxyvitamin D3 and its analogs. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 97(1-2), 137-143. [More Information]

2004

  • Wong, G., Gupta, R., Dixon, K., Deo, S., Choong, S., Halliday, G., Bishop, J., Ishizuka, S., Norman, A., Posner, G., Mason, R. (2004). 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D And Three Low-Calcemic Analogs Decrease Uv-Induced Dna Damage Via The Rapid Response Pathway. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 89-90(1), 567-570.

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