Dr Merrilee Needham

Senior Lecturer
Medicine, Northern Clinical School

Telephone 02 99268683
Fax 9906 7719

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Research interests

Neuromuscular disorders

Neurogenetic disorders

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Geevasinga, N., Cole, C., Herkes, G., Barnett, Y., Lin, J., Needham, M. (2014). Sickle cell disease and posterior reversible leukoencephalopathy. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 21(8), 1329-1332. [More Information]
  • 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]
  • Scott, A., Laing, N., Mastaglia, F., Dalakas, M., Needham, M., Allcock, R. (2012). Investigation of NOTCH4 coding region polymorphisms in sporadic inclusion body myositis. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 250(1-2), 66-70. [More Information]
  • Mastaglia, F., Needham, M. (2012). Update on Toxic Myopathies. Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports, 12(1), 54-61. [More Information]
  • Kumar, K., Liang, C., Needham, M., Burke, D., Sue, C., Ng, K. (2011). Axonal hyperpolarization in inclusion-body myopathy, paget disease of the bone, and frontotemporal dementia (IBMPFD). Muscle and Nerve, 44(2), 191-196. [More Information]
  • Liang, C., Needham, M. (2011). Necrotizing autoimmune myopathy. Current Opinion In Rheumatology, 23(6), 612-619. [More Information]
  • Scott, A., Laing, N., Mastaglia, F., Needham, M., Walter, M., Dalakas, M., Allcock, R. (2011). Recombination mapping of the susceptibility region for sporadic inclusion body myositis within the major histocompatibility complex. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 235(1-2), 77-83. [More Information]
  • Rojana-udomsart, A., Needham, M., Luo, Y., Fabian, V., Walters, S., Zilko, P., Mastaglia, F. (2011). The association of sporadic inclusion body myositis and Sjogren's syndrome in carriers of HLA-DR3 and the 8.1 MHC ancestral haplotype. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, 113(7), 559-563. [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]
  • 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]

2014

  • Geevasinga, N., Cole, C., Herkes, G., Barnett, Y., Lin, J., Needham, M. (2014). Sickle cell disease and posterior reversible leukoencephalopathy. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 21(8), 1329-1332. [More Information]

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]
  • Scott, A., Laing, N., Mastaglia, F., Dalakas, M., Needham, M., Allcock, R. (2012). Investigation of NOTCH4 coding region polymorphisms in sporadic inclusion body myositis. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 250(1-2), 66-70. [More Information]
  • Mastaglia, F., Needham, M. (2012). Update on Toxic Myopathies. Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports, 12(1), 54-61. [More Information]

2011

  • Kumar, K., Liang, C., Needham, M., Burke, D., Sue, C., Ng, K. (2011). Axonal hyperpolarization in inclusion-body myopathy, paget disease of the bone, and frontotemporal dementia (IBMPFD). Muscle and Nerve, 44(2), 191-196. [More Information]
  • Liang, C., Needham, M. (2011). Necrotizing autoimmune myopathy. Current Opinion In Rheumatology, 23(6), 612-619. [More Information]
  • Scott, A., Laing, N., Mastaglia, F., Needham, M., Walter, M., Dalakas, M., Allcock, R. (2011). Recombination mapping of the susceptibility region for sporadic inclusion body myositis within the major histocompatibility complex. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 235(1-2), 77-83. [More Information]
  • Rojana-udomsart, A., Needham, M., Luo, Y., Fabian, V., Walters, S., Zilko, P., Mastaglia, F. (2011). The association of sporadic inclusion body myositis and Sjogren's syndrome in carriers of HLA-DR3 and the 8.1 MHC ancestral haplotype. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, 113(7), 559-563. [More Information]

2008

  • 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]
  • 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]

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