Dr Marina Berbic

Postgraduate Fellow
Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology, Central Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 9351 4507

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Selected grants

2010

  • Anatomical and structural nature of endometrial polyps: a study exploring the role of mast cell and other inflammatory cells in polyp formation; Fraser I, Black K, Berbic M; Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgery Society Ltd/Research Grant.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Fraser, I., Tokushige, N., Hey-Cunningham, A., Berbic, M., Ng, C. (2010). Pelvic mechanisms involved in the pathophysiology of pain in endometrosis. In Linda Giudice, Johannes L. H. Evers, David Healy (Eds.), Endometriosis: Science and Practice, (pp. 212-229). Oxford: Blackwell Publishers.
  • Berbic, M., Hey-Cunningham, A., Ng, C., Tokushige, N., Maridas, D., Ganewatta, S., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2010). The role of immunology in endometriosis. In Lucy A Mitchell (Eds.), Endometriosis Symptoms, Disease and Treatment. Nova Science Publishers.

Journals

  • Berbic, M., Ng, C., Black, K., Markham, R., Russell, P., Basten, A., Fraser, I., Hey-Cunningham, A. (2013). A Novel Pilot Study of Endometrial Stromal Cells and Immune Cell Populations in Sentinel Uterine-Draining Lymph Nodes During the Menstrual Cycle and in Endometriosis. Reproductive Sciences, 20(11), 1339-1348. [More Information]
  • Hey-Cunningham, A., Peters, K., Barrera Villa Zevallos, H., Berbic, M., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2013). Angiogenesis, lymphangiogenesis and neurogenesis in endometriosis. Frontiers in Bioscience, E5(3), 1033-1056. [More Information]
  • El-Hamarneh, T., Hey-Cunningham, A., Berbic, M., Al-Jefout, M., Fraser, I., Black, K. (2013). Cellular immune environment in endometrial polyps. Fertility and Sterility, 100(5), 1364-1372. [More Information]
  • Hey-Cunningham, A., Markham, R., Fraser, I., Berbic, M. (2013). Dysregulation of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factors and Their Neuropilin Receptors in the Eutopic Endometrium of Women With Endometriosis. Reproductive Sciences, 20(11), 1382-1389. [More Information]
  • Berbic, M., Fraser, I. (2013). Immunology of normal and abnormal menstruation. Women's Health, 9(4), 387-395. [More Information]
  • Hey-Cunningham, A., Fazleabas, A., Braundmeier, A., Markham, R., Fraser, I., Berbic, M. (2011). Endometrial Stromal Cells and Immune Cell Populations Within Lymph Nodes in a Nonhuman Primate Model of Endometriosis. Reproductive Sciences, 18(8), 747-754. [More Information]
  • Hey-Cunningham, A., Berbic, M., Ng, C., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2011). Lymphatic vessels in peritoneal endometriotic lesions. Journal of Endometriosis, 3(2), 59-66. [More Information]
  • Berbic, M., Fraser, I. (2011). Regulatory T cells and other leukocytes in the pathogenesis of endometriosis. Journal of Reproductive Immunology, 88(2), 149-155. [More Information]
  • Ganewatta, S., Berbic, M., Luscombe, G., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2010). The Characteristic Expression of CD3+ T cells, CD8+ T Cells and CD57+ NK Cells in Distinct Zones of Peritoneal Endometriotic Lesions. Journal of Endometriosis, 2(4), 189-196.
  • Berbic, M., Hey-Cunningham, A., Ng, C., Tokushige, N., Ganewatta, S., Markham, R., Russell, P., Fraser, I. (2010). The role of Foxp3+ regulatory T-cells in endometriosis: a potential controlling mechanism for a complex, chronic immunological condition. Human Reproduction, 25(4), 900-907. [More Information]
  • Hey Cunningham, A., Ng, F., Busard, M., Berbic, M., Manconi, F., Young, L., Barrera, H., Russell, P., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2010). Uterine Lymphatic and Blood Micro-Vessels in Women with Endometriosis Through the Menstrual Cycle. Journal of Endometriosis, 2(4), 197-204.
  • Schulke, L., Berbic, M., Manconi, F., Tokushige, N., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2009). Dendritic cell populations in the eutopic and ectopic endometrium of women with endometriosis. Human Reproduction, 24(7), 1695-1703. [More Information]
  • Berbic, M., Schulke, L., Markham, R., Tokushige, N., Russell, P., Fraser, I. (2009). Macrophage expression in endometrium of women with and without endometriosis. Human Reproduction, 24(2), 325-332. [More Information]
  • Tran, L., Tokushige, N., Berbic, M., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2009). Macrophages and nerve fibres in peritoneal endometriosis. Human Reproduction, 24(4), 835-841. [More Information]
  • Al-Jefout, M., Tokushige, N., Hey Cunningham, A., Manconi, F., Ng, C., Schulke, L., Berbic, M., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2009). Microanatomy and function of the eutopic endometrium in women with endometriosis. Expert Review of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4(1), 61-79. [More Information]
  • Al-Jefout, M., Black, K., Schulke, L., Berbic, M., Luscombe, G., Tokushige, N., Manconi, F., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2009). Novel finding of high density of activated mast cells in endometrial polyps. Fertility and Sterility, 92(3), 1104-1106. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Berbic, M., Hey Cunningham, A., Ng, C., Basten, A., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2010). A novel approach into better understanding of the role of uterine leukocytes during the time of menstruation and in presence of endometriosis. XI International Congress of Reproductive Immunology, Australia: Palm Cove.
  • Ng, C., Hey Cunningham, A., Berbic, M., Crossett, B., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2010). Defining the endometrial proteome of women affected by endometriosis. HUPO 9th Annual World Congress, Australia: HUPO.
  • Berbic, M., Hey-Cunningham, A., Ng, C., Tokushige, N., Ganewatta, S., Russell, P., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2010). Foxp3 expression in eutopic endomeh·ium and peritoneum of women with and without endometriosis. Society for Gynaecological Investigation, Glasgow, Scotland: Society for Gynaecological Investigation.
  • Hey-Cunningham, A., Berbic, M., Ng, C., Black, K., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2010). Immune cell populations in sentinel uterine-draining lymph nodes of women with endometriosis. Society for Gynaecological Investigation, Glasgow, Scotland: Society for Gynaecological Investigation.
  • Fraser, I., Berbic, M. (2010). Treg cells and other leukocytes in the pathogenesis of endometriosis. XI International Congress of Reproductive Immunology, Australia: Palm Cove. [More Information]
  • Ng, C., Hey Cunningham, A., Berbic, M., Luscombe, G., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2010). Uterine expression of prokineticin-1 in women with and without endometriosis. 57th Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation, Orlando, Florida, USA.: Orlando. [More Information]
  • Al-Jefout, M., Black, K., Schulke, L., Berbic, M., Ng, C., Luscombe, G., Tokushige, N., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2009). Novel finding of high density of activated mast cells in endometrial polyps. Society for Gynaecological Investigation, Glasgow, Scotland: Society for Gynaecological Investigation.
  • Berbic, M., Tokushige, N., Smith, A., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2008). The role of macro phages and dendritic cells in endometriosis. From cell to society 6 (FCTS6) : Faculties of Health Research Conference, Leura, NSW: University of Sydney.

2013

  • Berbic, M., Ng, C., Black, K., Markham, R., Russell, P., Basten, A., Fraser, I., Hey-Cunningham, A. (2013). A Novel Pilot Study of Endometrial Stromal Cells and Immune Cell Populations in Sentinel Uterine-Draining Lymph Nodes During the Menstrual Cycle and in Endometriosis. Reproductive Sciences, 20(11), 1339-1348. [More Information]
  • Hey-Cunningham, A., Peters, K., Barrera Villa Zevallos, H., Berbic, M., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2013). Angiogenesis, lymphangiogenesis and neurogenesis in endometriosis. Frontiers in Bioscience, E5(3), 1033-1056. [More Information]
  • El-Hamarneh, T., Hey-Cunningham, A., Berbic, M., Al-Jefout, M., Fraser, I., Black, K. (2013). Cellular immune environment in endometrial polyps. Fertility and Sterility, 100(5), 1364-1372. [More Information]
  • Hey-Cunningham, A., Markham, R., Fraser, I., Berbic, M. (2013). Dysregulation of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factors and Their Neuropilin Receptors in the Eutopic Endometrium of Women With Endometriosis. Reproductive Sciences, 20(11), 1382-1389. [More Information]
  • Berbic, M., Fraser, I. (2013). Immunology of normal and abnormal menstruation. Women's Health, 9(4), 387-395. [More Information]

2011

  • Hey-Cunningham, A., Fazleabas, A., Braundmeier, A., Markham, R., Fraser, I., Berbic, M. (2011). Endometrial Stromal Cells and Immune Cell Populations Within Lymph Nodes in a Nonhuman Primate Model of Endometriosis. Reproductive Sciences, 18(8), 747-754. [More Information]
  • Hey-Cunningham, A., Berbic, M., Ng, C., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2011). Lymphatic vessels in peritoneal endometriotic lesions. Journal of Endometriosis, 3(2), 59-66. [More Information]
  • Berbic, M., Fraser, I. (2011). Regulatory T cells and other leukocytes in the pathogenesis of endometriosis. Journal of Reproductive Immunology, 88(2), 149-155. [More Information]

2010

  • Berbic, M., Hey Cunningham, A., Ng, C., Basten, A., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2010). A novel approach into better understanding of the role of uterine leukocytes during the time of menstruation and in presence of endometriosis. XI International Congress of Reproductive Immunology, Australia: Palm Cove.
  • Ng, C., Hey Cunningham, A., Berbic, M., Crossett, B., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2010). Defining the endometrial proteome of women affected by endometriosis. HUPO 9th Annual World Congress, Australia: HUPO.
  • Berbic, M., Hey-Cunningham, A., Ng, C., Tokushige, N., Ganewatta, S., Russell, P., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2010). Foxp3 expression in eutopic endomeh·ium and peritoneum of women with and without endometriosis. Society for Gynaecological Investigation, Glasgow, Scotland: Society for Gynaecological Investigation.
  • Hey-Cunningham, A., Berbic, M., Ng, C., Black, K., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2010). Immune cell populations in sentinel uterine-draining lymph nodes of women with endometriosis. Society for Gynaecological Investigation, Glasgow, Scotland: Society for Gynaecological Investigation.
  • Fraser, I., Tokushige, N., Hey-Cunningham, A., Berbic, M., Ng, C. (2010). Pelvic mechanisms involved in the pathophysiology of pain in endometrosis. In Linda Giudice, Johannes L. H. Evers, David Healy (Eds.), Endometriosis: Science and Practice, (pp. 212-229). Oxford: Blackwell Publishers.
  • Ganewatta, S., Berbic, M., Luscombe, G., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2010). The Characteristic Expression of CD3+ T cells, CD8+ T Cells and CD57+ NK Cells in Distinct Zones of Peritoneal Endometriotic Lesions. Journal of Endometriosis, 2(4), 189-196.
  • Berbic, M., Hey-Cunningham, A., Ng, C., Tokushige, N., Ganewatta, S., Markham, R., Russell, P., Fraser, I. (2010). The role of Foxp3+ regulatory T-cells in endometriosis: a potential controlling mechanism for a complex, chronic immunological condition. Human Reproduction, 25(4), 900-907. [More Information]
  • Berbic, M., Hey-Cunningham, A., Ng, C., Tokushige, N., Maridas, D., Ganewatta, S., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2010). The role of immunology in endometriosis. In Lucy A Mitchell (Eds.), Endometriosis Symptoms, Disease and Treatment. Nova Science Publishers.
  • Fraser, I., Berbic, M. (2010). Treg cells and other leukocytes in the pathogenesis of endometriosis. XI International Congress of Reproductive Immunology, Australia: Palm Cove. [More Information]
  • Ng, C., Hey Cunningham, A., Berbic, M., Luscombe, G., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2010). Uterine expression of prokineticin-1 in women with and without endometriosis. 57th Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation, Orlando, Florida, USA.: Orlando. [More Information]
  • Hey Cunningham, A., Ng, F., Busard, M., Berbic, M., Manconi, F., Young, L., Barrera, H., Russell, P., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2010). Uterine Lymphatic and Blood Micro-Vessels in Women with Endometriosis Through the Menstrual Cycle. Journal of Endometriosis, 2(4), 197-204.

2009

  • Schulke, L., Berbic, M., Manconi, F., Tokushige, N., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2009). Dendritic cell populations in the eutopic and ectopic endometrium of women with endometriosis. Human Reproduction, 24(7), 1695-1703. [More Information]
  • Berbic, M., Schulke, L., Markham, R., Tokushige, N., Russell, P., Fraser, I. (2009). Macrophage expression in endometrium of women with and without endometriosis. Human Reproduction, 24(2), 325-332. [More Information]
  • Tran, L., Tokushige, N., Berbic, M., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2009). Macrophages and nerve fibres in peritoneal endometriosis. Human Reproduction, 24(4), 835-841. [More Information]
  • Al-Jefout, M., Tokushige, N., Hey Cunningham, A., Manconi, F., Ng, C., Schulke, L., Berbic, M., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2009). Microanatomy and function of the eutopic endometrium in women with endometriosis. Expert Review of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4(1), 61-79. [More Information]
  • Al-Jefout, M., Black, K., Schulke, L., Berbic, M., Luscombe, G., Tokushige, N., Manconi, F., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2009). Novel finding of high density of activated mast cells in endometrial polyps. Fertility and Sterility, 92(3), 1104-1106. [More Information]
  • Al-Jefout, M., Black, K., Schulke, L., Berbic, M., Ng, C., Luscombe, G., Tokushige, N., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2009). Novel finding of high density of activated mast cells in endometrial polyps. Society for Gynaecological Investigation, Glasgow, Scotland: Society for Gynaecological Investigation.

2008

  • Berbic, M., Tokushige, N., Smith, A., Markham, R., Fraser, I. (2008). The role of macro phages and dendritic cells in endometriosis. From cell to society 6 (FCTS6) : Faculties of Health Research Conference, Leura, NSW: University of Sydney.

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