Associate Professor Michael Buckland

Clinical Associate Professor
Pathology, School of Medical Sciences

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Biographical details

Michael Buckland is the Head of the Department of Neuropathology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Head of the Molecular Neuropathology Program at the Brain & Mind Research Institute, and Co-Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia Brain Bank.

He is also a key partner in Brainstorm.

Research interests

Gliomas

Epigenetics

Neuroinflammatory diseases

Neurodegenerative diseases

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.

2013

  • 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.
  • Glioblastoma stem cell -derived microvesicles; Buckland M, Suter C, Lau K, Guillemin G, Lee M; Brain Foundation of Australia/Annual Research Awards.
  • 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.
  • MSRA Brain Bank; Buckland M, Barnett M; Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia/Research Support.

2012

  • Characterising early molecular changes in gliomas; Suter C, Buckland M, Suter C; Sydney Foundation for Medical Research/Research Support.
  • Upgrade of the Palm Duoflex Combi Laser Microdissection and Optical Tweezers System to a High-resolution and Improved Live-cell Imaging Platform using an Apotome.2 Slider and Associated Software; Cole L, Mason R, Richardson D, Phillips W, Bao B, Buckland M, Morris M, Dos Remedios C; Rebecca L Cooper Medical Research Foundation/Equipment Grant.
  • 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.

2011

  • PyroMark Q96 ID system; Richardson D, Stone J, Black J, King N, Mason R, Hunt N, Kril J, Murray M, Scolyer R, Halliday G, Vandenberg R, McMinn P, Chadban S, Byrne M, Ryan R, Dong Q, Lee C, Bishop A, Haass N, Fraser S, Hambly B, Sharland A, Kalinowski D, Assinder S, Yu Y, Bao B, Ju Y, Lovejoy D, Buckland M, Lane D, Dos Remedios C, Kovacevic Z, Sutherland G, Zhang D, Morris B, Suryo Rahmanto A, Murphy C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.

2009

  • Epigenetic changes in gliomas; Buckland M; Cancer Institute New South Wales/Clinical Research Fellowship (CRF).

2008

  • Establishing an Australian Multiple Sclerosis Brain Bank; Buckland M, Barnett M; Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia/Investigator Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Marzese, D., Scolyer, R., Huynh, J., Huang, S., Hirose, H., Chong, K., Kiyohara, E., Wang, J., Kawas, N., Donovan, N., Buckland, M., Thompson, J., et al (2014). Epigenome-wide DNA methylation landscape of melanoma progression to brain metastasis reveals aberrations on homeobox D cluster associated with prognosis. Human Molecular Genetics, 23(1), 226-238. [More Information]
  • Poh, M., Simon, N., Buckland, M., Salisbury, E., Watson, S. (2014). Evidence of T-cell mediated neuronal injury in stiff-person syndrome with anti-amphiphysin antibodies. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 337(1-2), 235-237. [More Information]
  • Parker, N., Correia, N., Crossley, B., Buckland, M., Howell, V., Wheeler, H. (2013). Correlation of MicroRNA 132 Up-regulation with an Unfavorable Clinical Outcome in Patients with Primary Glioblastoma Multiforme Treated with Radiotherapy Plus Concomitant and Adjuvant Temozolomide Chemotherapy. Translational Oncology, 6(6), 742-748. [More Information]
  • Gupta, R., Flanagan, S., Li, C., Lee, M., Shivalingham, B., Maleki, S., Wheeler, H., Buckland, M. (2013). Expanding the spectrum of IDH1 mutations in gliomas. Modern Pathology, 26(5), 619-625. [More Information]
  • Li, C., Eaton, S., Young, P., Lee, M., Shuttleworth, R., Humphreys, D., Grau, G., Combes, V., Bebawy, M., Gong, J., Buckland, M., et al (2013). Glioma microvesicles carry selectively packaged coding and non-coding RNAs which alter gene expression in recipient cells. RNA Biology, 10(8), 1333-1344. [More Information]
  • Li, C., Young, P., Maloney, C., Eaton, S., Cowley, M., Buckland, M., Preiss, T., Henstridge, D., Cooney, G., Febbraio, M., et al (2013). Maternal obesity and diabetes induces latent metabolic defects and widespread epigenetic changes in isogenic mice. Epigenetics, 8(6), 602-611. [More Information]
  • Ahmed, R., King, J., Gibson, J., Halmagyi, M., Gupta, R., Gonzales, M., Buckland, M. (2013). Spinal Leptomeningeal Lymphoma presenting as Pseudotumor Syndrome. Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, 33(1), 13-16. [More Information]
  • Geevasinga, N., Simon, N., Collins,, S., Buckland, M., Ng, K. (2013). Sporadic Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease presenting as spastic paraparesis. European Journal of Neurology, 20(5), e73-e74. [More Information]
  • Tan, K., Brewer, J., Rowe, D., Jenkins, B., Powers, J., Buckland, M. (2012). Adult onset leucodystrophy with neuroaxonal spheroids and pigmented glia (ALSP): report of a new kindred. Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology, 38(1), 95-100. [More Information]
  • Buckland, M., Salim, A., Wilson, P., Cherukuri, R., McKenzie, S. (2012). An unusual association of calcifying pseudoneoplasm of the neuraxis with interhemispheric lipoma and agenesis of corpus callosum. Pathology, 44(7), 657-659. [More Information]
  • Matthews, S., Succar, P., Jelinek, H., McParland, B., Buckland, M., McLachlan, C. (2012). Diagnosis of oligodendroglioma: Molecular and classical histological assessment in the twenty-first century. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 8(3), 213-216. [More Information]
  • Simon, N., Parratt, J., Barnett, M., Buckland, M., Gupta, R., Hayes, M., Masters, L., Reddel, S. (2012). Expanding the clinical, radiological and neuropathological phenotype of chronic lymphocytic inflammation with pontine perivascular enhancement responsive to steroids (CLIPPERS). Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, 83(1), 15-22. [More Information]
  • Aivazian, K., Jonker, B., Morey, A., Selinger, C., Gupta, R., Buckland, M. (2012). Glioblastoma with primitive neuroectodermal tumour-like components. Pathology, 44(3), 270-273. [More Information]
  • Barnett, M., Prineas, J., Buckland, M., Parratt, J., Pollard, J. (2012). Massive astrocyte destruction in neuromyelitis optica despite natalizumab therapy. Multiple Sclerosis Journal, 18(1), 108-112. [More Information]
  • Flanagan, S., Lee, M., Li, C., Suter, C., Buckland, M. (2012). Promoter methylation analysis of IDH genes in human gliomas. Frontiers in Oncology, 2, 1-7. [More Information]
  • Hurelbrink, C., Barnett, Y., Buckland, M., Wilkinson, M., Leicester, J., Anderson, C., Brennan, J., Barnett, M. (2012). Revisiting cerebral thromboangiitis obliterans. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 317(1-2), 141-145. [More Information]
  • Ahmed, R., Buckland, M., Davies, L., Halmagyi, G., Rogers, S., Oberste, M., Barnett, M. (2011). Enterovirus 71 meningoencephalitis complicating rituximab therapy. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 305(1-2), 149-151. [More Information]
  • Chang, F., Berman, Y., Buckland, M., MacKinlay, N., McGlade, A., Collins, S., Ng, K. (2011). Genetic prion disease-associated myelodysplasia and SIADH in siblings. European Journal of Neurology, 18(12), e149-e150. [More Information]
  • Lee, L., Sevastos, J., Rainer, S., Buckland, M. (2011). Giant cell tubulitis and tubular basement membrane immune deposits. Journal of Pathology, 43(4), 383-386. [More Information]
  • Gupta, R., Webb-Myers, R., Flanagan, S., Buckland, M. (2011). Isocitrate dehydrogenase mutations in diffuse gliomas: clinical and aetiological implications. Journal of Clinical Pathology, 64(10), 835-844. [More Information]
  • Tan, K., Parkinson, J., McGee-Collett, M., Buckland, M. (2011). Spinal intradural malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour. Journal of Pathology, 43(3), 278-280. [More Information]
  • Parkinson, J., Afaghi, V., Payne, C., Buckland, M., Brewer, J., Biggs, M., Little, N., Wheeler, H., Cook, R., McDonald, K. (2011). The impact of molecular and clinical factors on patient outcome in oligodendroglioma from 20 years' experience at a single centre. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 18(3), 329-333. [More Information]
  • Li, D., Brennan, J., Buckland, M., Parkinson, J. (2010). Bronchogenic carcinoid metastasis to the intramedullary spinal cord. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 17(9), 1196-1198. [More Information]
  • Sim, R., Leecy, T., Buckland, M., Fagan, P. (2009). Axonal numbers in the greater auricular nerve: is there enough to go round? Otology & Neurotology, 30(3), 398-401. [More Information]
  • Bobryshev,, Y., Tran, D., Killingsworth, M., Buckland, M., Lord, R. (2009). Dendritic Cells in Barrett’s Esophagus and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 13, 44-53. [More Information]
  • Gilbert, D., Buckland, M., Abi-Hanna, D. (2009). Education and imaging. Gastrointestinal: Upper gastrointestinal bleeding after radiation microspheres. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 24(2), 324. [More Information]
  • Ismail, A., Milliken, S., Buckland, M. (2008). Acute neutropenic diverticulitis: a case report. Pathology, 40(4), 423-5. [More Information]
  • Bobryshev,, Y., Tran, D., Killingsworth, M., Buckland, M., Lord,, R. (2008). Dendritic Cell-Associated Immune Inflammation of Cardiac Mucosa: A Possible Factor in the Formation of Barrett's Esophagus. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 13(3), 442-450. [More Information]
  • Leecy, T., Buckland, M., Turner, J., Earls, P. (2008). The use of immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis of primary salivary duct carcinoma: three case reports. Pathology, 40(4), 434-7. [More Information]
  • Newland, L., Walsh, A., Gilbert, D., Buckland, M. (2007). Selective internal radiation therapy: a case of SIR-Sphere associated duodenal ulceration. Pathology, 39(5), 526-528. [More Information]
  • Buckland, M., Leahy, B., Lukeis, R., Suter, M., Turner, J., Morey, A. (2006). Molecular testing for paraffin embedded material. Pathology, 38(6), 602. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Jelinek, H., Ahammer, H., Matthews, S., Succar, P., McLachlan, C., Buckland, M. (2012). Establishing a reference range for oligodendroglioma classification using Higuchi dimension analysis. 9th IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (BioMed 2012), Innsbruck: ACTA Press. [More Information]

2014

  • Marzese, D., Scolyer, R., Huynh, J., Huang, S., Hirose, H., Chong, K., Kiyohara, E., Wang, J., Kawas, N., Donovan, N., Buckland, M., Thompson, J., et al (2014). Epigenome-wide DNA methylation landscape of melanoma progression to brain metastasis reveals aberrations on homeobox D cluster associated with prognosis. Human Molecular Genetics, 23(1), 226-238. [More Information]
  • Poh, M., Simon, N., Buckland, M., Salisbury, E., Watson, S. (2014). Evidence of T-cell mediated neuronal injury in stiff-person syndrome with anti-amphiphysin antibodies. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 337(1-2), 235-237. [More Information]

2013

  • Parker, N., Correia, N., Crossley, B., Buckland, M., Howell, V., Wheeler, H. (2013). Correlation of MicroRNA 132 Up-regulation with an Unfavorable Clinical Outcome in Patients with Primary Glioblastoma Multiforme Treated with Radiotherapy Plus Concomitant and Adjuvant Temozolomide Chemotherapy. Translational Oncology, 6(6), 742-748. [More Information]
  • Gupta, R., Flanagan, S., Li, C., Lee, M., Shivalingham, B., Maleki, S., Wheeler, H., Buckland, M. (2013). Expanding the spectrum of IDH1 mutations in gliomas. Modern Pathology, 26(5), 619-625. [More Information]
  • Li, C., Eaton, S., Young, P., Lee, M., Shuttleworth, R., Humphreys, D., Grau, G., Combes, V., Bebawy, M., Gong, J., Buckland, M., et al (2013). Glioma microvesicles carry selectively packaged coding and non-coding RNAs which alter gene expression in recipient cells. RNA Biology, 10(8), 1333-1344. [More Information]
  • Li, C., Young, P., Maloney, C., Eaton, S., Cowley, M., Buckland, M., Preiss, T., Henstridge, D., Cooney, G., Febbraio, M., et al (2013). Maternal obesity and diabetes induces latent metabolic defects and widespread epigenetic changes in isogenic mice. Epigenetics, 8(6), 602-611. [More Information]
  • Ahmed, R., King, J., Gibson, J., Halmagyi, M., Gupta, R., Gonzales, M., Buckland, M. (2013). Spinal Leptomeningeal Lymphoma presenting as Pseudotumor Syndrome. Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, 33(1), 13-16. [More Information]
  • Geevasinga, N., Simon, N., Collins,, S., Buckland, M., Ng, K. (2013). Sporadic Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease presenting as spastic paraparesis. European Journal of Neurology, 20(5), e73-e74. [More Information]

2012

  • Tan, K., Brewer, J., Rowe, D., Jenkins, B., Powers, J., Buckland, M. (2012). Adult onset leucodystrophy with neuroaxonal spheroids and pigmented glia (ALSP): report of a new kindred. Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology, 38(1), 95-100. [More Information]
  • Buckland, M., Salim, A., Wilson, P., Cherukuri, R., McKenzie, S. (2012). An unusual association of calcifying pseudoneoplasm of the neuraxis with interhemispheric lipoma and agenesis of corpus callosum. Pathology, 44(7), 657-659. [More Information]
  • Matthews, S., Succar, P., Jelinek, H., McParland, B., Buckland, M., McLachlan, C. (2012). Diagnosis of oligodendroglioma: Molecular and classical histological assessment in the twenty-first century. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 8(3), 213-216. [More Information]
  • Jelinek, H., Ahammer, H., Matthews, S., Succar, P., McLachlan, C., Buckland, M. (2012). Establishing a reference range for oligodendroglioma classification using Higuchi dimension analysis. 9th IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (BioMed 2012), Innsbruck: ACTA Press. [More Information]
  • Simon, N., Parratt, J., Barnett, M., Buckland, M., Gupta, R., Hayes, M., Masters, L., Reddel, S. (2012). Expanding the clinical, radiological and neuropathological phenotype of chronic lymphocytic inflammation with pontine perivascular enhancement responsive to steroids (CLIPPERS). Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, 83(1), 15-22. [More Information]
  • Aivazian, K., Jonker, B., Morey, A., Selinger, C., Gupta, R., Buckland, M. (2012). Glioblastoma with primitive neuroectodermal tumour-like components. Pathology, 44(3), 270-273. [More Information]
  • Barnett, M., Prineas, J., Buckland, M., Parratt, J., Pollard, J. (2012). Massive astrocyte destruction in neuromyelitis optica despite natalizumab therapy. Multiple Sclerosis Journal, 18(1), 108-112. [More Information]
  • Flanagan, S., Lee, M., Li, C., Suter, C., Buckland, M. (2012). Promoter methylation analysis of IDH genes in human gliomas. Frontiers in Oncology, 2, 1-7. [More Information]
  • Hurelbrink, C., Barnett, Y., Buckland, M., Wilkinson, M., Leicester, J., Anderson, C., Brennan, J., Barnett, M. (2012). Revisiting cerebral thromboangiitis obliterans. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 317(1-2), 141-145. [More Information]

2011

  • Ahmed, R., Buckland, M., Davies, L., Halmagyi, G., Rogers, S., Oberste, M., Barnett, M. (2011). Enterovirus 71 meningoencephalitis complicating rituximab therapy. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 305(1-2), 149-151. [More Information]
  • Chang, F., Berman, Y., Buckland, M., MacKinlay, N., McGlade, A., Collins, S., Ng, K. (2011). Genetic prion disease-associated myelodysplasia and SIADH in siblings. European Journal of Neurology, 18(12), e149-e150. [More Information]
  • Lee, L., Sevastos, J., Rainer, S., Buckland, M. (2011). Giant cell tubulitis and tubular basement membrane immune deposits. Journal of Pathology, 43(4), 383-386. [More Information]
  • Gupta, R., Webb-Myers, R., Flanagan, S., Buckland, M. (2011). Isocitrate dehydrogenase mutations in diffuse gliomas: clinical and aetiological implications. Journal of Clinical Pathology, 64(10), 835-844. [More Information]
  • Tan, K., Parkinson, J., McGee-Collett, M., Buckland, M. (2011). Spinal intradural malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour. Journal of Pathology, 43(3), 278-280. [More Information]
  • Parkinson, J., Afaghi, V., Payne, C., Buckland, M., Brewer, J., Biggs, M., Little, N., Wheeler, H., Cook, R., McDonald, K. (2011). The impact of molecular and clinical factors on patient outcome in oligodendroglioma from 20 years' experience at a single centre. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 18(3), 329-333. [More Information]

2010

  • Li, D., Brennan, J., Buckland, M., Parkinson, J. (2010). Bronchogenic carcinoid metastasis to the intramedullary spinal cord. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 17(9), 1196-1198. [More Information]

2009

  • Sim, R., Leecy, T., Buckland, M., Fagan, P. (2009). Axonal numbers in the greater auricular nerve: is there enough to go round? Otology & Neurotology, 30(3), 398-401. [More Information]
  • Bobryshev,, Y., Tran, D., Killingsworth, M., Buckland, M., Lord, R. (2009). Dendritic Cells in Barrett’s Esophagus and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 13, 44-53. [More Information]
  • Gilbert, D., Buckland, M., Abi-Hanna, D. (2009). Education and imaging. Gastrointestinal: Upper gastrointestinal bleeding after radiation microspheres. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 24(2), 324. [More Information]

2008

  • Ismail, A., Milliken, S., Buckland, M. (2008). Acute neutropenic diverticulitis: a case report. Pathology, 40(4), 423-5. [More Information]
  • Bobryshev,, Y., Tran, D., Killingsworth, M., Buckland, M., Lord,, R. (2008). Dendritic Cell-Associated Immune Inflammation of Cardiac Mucosa: A Possible Factor in the Formation of Barrett's Esophagus. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 13(3), 442-450. [More Information]
  • Leecy, T., Buckland, M., Turner, J., Earls, P. (2008). The use of immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis of primary salivary duct carcinoma: three case reports. Pathology, 40(4), 434-7. [More Information]

2007

  • Newland, L., Walsh, A., Gilbert, D., Buckland, M. (2007). Selective internal radiation therapy: a case of SIR-Sphere associated duodenal ulceration. Pathology, 39(5), 526-528. [More Information]

2006

  • Buckland, M., Leahy, B., Lukeis, R., Suter, M., Turner, J., Morey, A. (2006). Molecular testing for paraffin embedded material. Pathology, 38(6), 602. [More Information]

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