Dr Minal Menezes

Conjoint Senior Lecturer, Sydney Medical School-The Children's Hospital at Westmead Clinical School (Paediatric Anaesthesia - Paediatrics &
Child Health)

Telephone 0415336801

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Biographical details

Dr Menezes has a PhD from Sydney Medical School and specialized in Mitochondrial disorders and Genetic Disorders. She has her transferred her skills to research in Anesthesia as a Senior Research Officer within the Department of Anesthesia. Her current position includes expansion of a research program within the Department and requires mentoring and providing research support for medical registrars and fellows.

Current projects

"Cyanotic Congenital Heart disease - the role of nitrogen species in adaptation to hypoxaemia" Co-investigator and Trial Coordinator

The T-REX study "Neurodevelopmental outcome after sevoflurane versus dexmedetomidine/remifentanil anaesthesia in infancy: a randomised controlled trial" - local trial Coordinator

"The incidence of isoelectric EEG during neonatal anaesthesia and surgery - a prospective, observational, multinational study"Local Trial Coordinator

"Perioperative Immersive Experiences in Pediatric Anaesthesia" Co-investigator and Trial Coordinator

"MOMIS II - Nitrate and Nitrite levels in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass" Co-investigator

Selected grants

2016

  • Nonsense suppression as a treatment for phenylketonuria; Menezes M; University of Sydney/Internal Scheme.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Nafisinia, M., Menezes, M., Gold, W., Riley, L., Hatch, J., Cardinal, J., Coman, D., Christodoulou, J. (2018). Tread carefully: A functional variant in the human NADPH oxidase 4 (NOX4) is not disease causing. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism, 123(3), 382-387. [More Information]
  • Guo, Y., Menezes, M., Menezes, M., Liang, J., Li, D., Riley, L., Clarke, N., Andrews, P., Tian, L., Webster, R., Christodoulou, J., et al (2015). Delayed diagnosis of congenital myasthenia due to associated mitochondrial enzyme defect. Neuromuscular Disorders, 25, 257-261. [More Information]
  • Menezes, M., Guo, Y., Zhang, J., Riley, L., Cooper, S., Thorburn, D., Li, J., Dong, D., Li, Z., Glessner, J., Davis, R., Sue, C., Alexander, S., Christodoulou, J., et al (2015). Mutation in mitochondrial ribosomal protein S7 (MRPS7) causes congenital sensorineural deafness, progressive hepatic and renal failure and lactic acidemia. Human Molecular Genetics, 24(8), 2297-2307. [More Information]
  • Menezes, M., Riley, L., Christodoulou, J. (2014). Mitochondrial Respiratory Chain Disorders in Childhood: Insights into Diagnosis and Management in the New Era of Genomic Medicine. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids, 1840 (4), 1368-1379. [More Information]
  • Miller, D., Menezes, M., Simons, C., Riley, L., Cooper, S., Grimmond, S., Thorburn, D., Christodoulou, J., Taft, R. (2014). Rapid identification of a novel complex I MT-ND3 m.10134C>A mutation in a Leigh syndrome patient. PloS One, 9(8), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Gaignard, P., Menezes, M., Schiff, M., Bayot, A., Rak, M., Oiger de Baulny, H., Su, C., Gilleron, M., Lombes, A., Abida, H., Cooper, S., Christodoulou, J., et al (2013). Mutations in CYC1, encoding cytochrome c1 subunit of respiratory chain complex III, cause insulin-responsive hyperglycemia. American Journal of Human Genetics, 93(2), 384-389. [More Information]
  • Riley, L., Menezes, M., Rudinger-Thirion, J., Duff, R., de Lonlay, P., Rotig, A., Tchan, M., Davis, M., Cooper, S., Christodoulou, J. (2013). Phenotypic variability and identification of novel YARS2 mutations in YARS2 mitochondrial myopathy, lactic acidosis and sideroblastic anaemia. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, 8(1), 1-11. [More Information]

2018

  • Nafisinia, M., Menezes, M., Gold, W., Riley, L., Hatch, J., Cardinal, J., Coman, D., Christodoulou, J. (2018). Tread carefully: A functional variant in the human NADPH oxidase 4 (NOX4) is not disease causing. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism, 123(3), 382-387. [More Information]

2015

  • Guo, Y., Menezes, M., Menezes, M., Liang, J., Li, D., Riley, L., Clarke, N., Andrews, P., Tian, L., Webster, R., Christodoulou, J., et al (2015). Delayed diagnosis of congenital myasthenia due to associated mitochondrial enzyme defect. Neuromuscular Disorders, 25, 257-261. [More Information]
  • Menezes, M., Guo, Y., Zhang, J., Riley, L., Cooper, S., Thorburn, D., Li, J., Dong, D., Li, Z., Glessner, J., Davis, R., Sue, C., Alexander, S., Christodoulou, J., et al (2015). Mutation in mitochondrial ribosomal protein S7 (MRPS7) causes congenital sensorineural deafness, progressive hepatic and renal failure and lactic acidemia. Human Molecular Genetics, 24(8), 2297-2307. [More Information]

2014

  • Menezes, M., Riley, L., Christodoulou, J. (2014). Mitochondrial Respiratory Chain Disorders in Childhood: Insights into Diagnosis and Management in the New Era of Genomic Medicine. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids, 1840 (4), 1368-1379. [More Information]
  • Miller, D., Menezes, M., Simons, C., Riley, L., Cooper, S., Grimmond, S., Thorburn, D., Christodoulou, J., Taft, R. (2014). Rapid identification of a novel complex I MT-ND3 m.10134C>A mutation in a Leigh syndrome patient. PloS One, 9(8), 1-6. [More Information]

2013

  • Gaignard, P., Menezes, M., Schiff, M., Bayot, A., Rak, M., Oiger de Baulny, H., Su, C., Gilleron, M., Lombes, A., Abida, H., Cooper, S., Christodoulou, J., et al (2013). Mutations in CYC1, encoding cytochrome c1 subunit of respiratory chain complex III, cause insulin-responsive hyperglycemia. American Journal of Human Genetics, 93(2), 384-389. [More Information]
  • Riley, L., Menezes, M., Rudinger-Thirion, J., Duff, R., de Lonlay, P., Rotig, A., Tchan, M., Davis, M., Cooper, S., Christodoulou, J. (2013). Phenotypic variability and identification of novel YARS2 mutations in YARS2 mitochondrial myopathy, lactic acidosis and sideroblastic anaemia. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, 8(1), 1-11. [More Information]

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