Professor Peter McMinn

Bosch Professor of Infectious Diseases
Medicine (Immunology & Infectious Diseases), Central Clinical School

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Selected grants

2011

  • Evaluation of the protective efficacy of EV71 subunit vaccines; McMinn P; Grollo Ruzzene Foundation/Research Grant.
  • Developing a South east Asia infectious disease research network; McMinn P; DVC International/IPDF Grant.
  • 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.

2010

  • Mouse adaptation of enterovirus 71 and Coxsackievirus A16; McMinn P, Zhang R; Sinovac Biotech/Research Support.

2009

  • autoMACS Pro Separator; Abendroth A, Britton W, Richardson D, King N, Halliday G, Pollard J, McMinn P, Bishop A, Triccas J, Wang M, Byrne S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.

2008

  • Building the Preparedness and Response Capacity of the Pasteur Institute for Aavian Influenza and Other Pandemic Diseases; Walters E, McMinn P; Australian Agency for International Development (AUSAID)/Public Sector Linkages Program (PSLP) Asia.
  • Enterovirus 71 in the Asia-Pacific region: reverse genetic approaches to virus surveillance and vaccine development; McMinn P; Wellcome Trust (UK)/Research Support.

2004

  • Enterovirus 71 in the Asia-Pacific region: reverse genetic approaches to virus surveillance and vaccine development; McMinn P; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/International Collaborations: International Collaborative Research Grants Scheme.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • McMinn, P. (2014). Enterovirus vaccines for an emerging cause of brain-stem encephalitis. The New England Journal of Medicine, 370(9), 792-794. [More Information]
  • Sadeghipour, S., McMinn, P. (2013). A study of the virulence in mice of high copying fidelity variants of human enterovirus 71. Virus Research, 176(1), 265-272. [More Information]
  • Sadeghipour, S., Bek, E., McMinn, P. (2013). Ribavirin-Resistant Mutants of Human Enterovirus 71 Express a High Replication Fidelity Phenotype during Growth in Cell Culture. Journal of Virology, 87(3), 1759-1769. [More Information]
  • Zaini, Z., Phuektes, P., McMinn, P. (2012). A reverse genetic study of the adaptation of human enterovirus 71 to growth in Chinese hamster ovary cell cultures. Virus Research, 165(2), 151-156. [More Information]
  • Zaini, Z., McMinn, P. (2012). A single mutation in capsid protein VP1 (Q145E) of a genogroup C4 strain of human enterovirus 71 generates a mouse-virulent phenotype. The Journal of General Virology, 93(9), 1935-1940. [More Information]
  • Kok, C., Phuektes, P., Bek, E., McMinn, P. (2012). Modification of the Untranslated Regions of Human Enterovirus 71 Impairs Growth in a Cell-Specific Manner. Journal of Virology, 86(1), 542-552. [More Information]
  • Zaini, Z., Phuektes, P., McMinn, P. (2012). Mouse adaptation of a sub-genogroup B5 strain of human enterovirus 71 is associated with a novel lysine to glutamic acid substitution at position 244 in protein VP1. Virus Research, 167(1), 86-96. [More Information]
  • McMinn, P. (2012). Recent advances in the molecular epidemiology and control of human enterovirus 71 infection. Current Opinion in Virology, 2(2), 199-205. [More Information]
  • Sadeghipour, S., Bek, E., McMinn, P. (2012). Selection and characterisation of guanidine-resistant mutants of human enterovirus 71. Virus Research, 169(1), 72-79. [More Information]
  • Bek, E., McMinn, P. (2012). The Pathogenesis and Prevention of Encephalitis due to Human Enterovirus 71. Current Infectious Disease Reports, 14(4), 397-407. [More Information]
  • Bizzintino, J., Lee, W., Laing, I., Vang, F., Pappas, T., Zhang, G., Martin, A., Khoo, S., Cox, D., Geelhoed, G., McMinn, P., et al (2011). Association between human rhinovirus C and severity of acute asthma in children. The European Respiratory Journal, 37(5), 1037-1042. [More Information]
  • Prow, N., May, F., Westlake, D., Hurrelbrink, R., Biron, R., Leung, J., McMinn, P., Clark, D., Mackenzie, J., Lobigs, M., et al (2011). Determinants of attenuation in the envelope protein of the flavivirus Alfuy. The Journal of General Virology, 92(Pt 10), 2286-2296. [More Information]
  • Bek, E., Hussain, K., Phuektes, P., Kok, C., Gao, Q., Cai, F., Gao, Z., McMinn, P. (2011). Formalin-inactivated vaccine provokes cross-protective immunity in a mouse model of human enterovirus 71 infection. Vaccine, 29(29-30), 4829-4838. [More Information]
  • Phuektes, P., Chua, B., Sanders, S., Bek, E., Kok, C., McMinn, P. (2011). Mapping genetic determinants of the cell-culture growth phenotype of enterovirus 71. Journal of General Virology, 92(6), 1380-1390. [More Information]
  • Perera, D., Shimizu, H., Yoshida, H., Van Tu, P., Ishiko, H., McMinn, P., Cardosa, M. (2010). A Comparison of the VP1, VP2, and VP4 Regions for Molecular Typing of Human Enteroviruses. Journal of Medical Virology, 82(4), 649-657. [More Information]
  • Kok, C., McMinn, P. (2009). Picornavirus RNA-dependent RNA polymerase. The International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, 41(3), 498-502. [More Information]
  • McWilliam Leitch, E., Bendig, J., Cabrerizo, M., Cardosa, M., Hyypia, T., Ivanova, O., Kelly, A., Kroes, A., Lukashev, A., MacAdam, A., McMinn, P., et al (2009). Transmission networks and population turnover of echovirus 30. Journal of Virology, 83(5), 2109-2118. [More Information]
  • Chua, B., Phuektes, P., Sanders, S., Nicholls, P., McMinn, P. (2008). The molecular basis of mouse adaptation by human enterovirus 71. Journal of General Virology, 89(Pt 7), 1622-1632. [More Information]
  • Phan, V., Nguyen, T., Perera, D., Khanh Huu, T., Nguyen, T., Thuong, T., How, O., Cardosa, M., McMinn, P. (2007). Epidemiologic and virologic investigation of hand, foot, and mouth disease, Southern Vietnam, 2005. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 13(11), 1733-1741.
  • Perera, D., Yusof, M., Podin, Y., Ooi, M., Thao, N., Wong, K., Zaki, A., Chua, K., Malik, Y., Tu, P., McMinn, P., et al (2007). Molecular phylogeny of modern coxsackievirus A16. Archives of Virology, 152, 1201-1208. [More Information]
  • McMinn, P. (2006). The emergence of enterovirus 71 as a major cause of acute neurological disease in young children of the Asia-Pacific region. Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 1, 17-23.
  • Mullins, J., Khetsuriani, N., Nix, W., Oberste, M., LaMonte, A., Kilpatrick, D., Dunn, J., Langer, J., McMinn, P., Huang, Q., et al (2004). Emergence of Echovirus Type 13 as a Prominent Enterovirus. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 38, 70-77.
  • Wallace, M., Smith, D., Broom, A., Mackenzie, J., Hall, R., Shellam, G., McMinn, P. (2003). Antibody-dependent enhancement of Murray Valley encephalitis virus virulence in mice. Journal of General Virology, 84, 1723-1728.
  • McMinn, P. (2003). Enterovirus 71 in the Asia-Pacific region: An emerging cause of acute neurological disease in young children. Neurological Journal of Southeast Asia, 8, 57-63.
  • Hurrelbrink, R., McMinn, P. (2003). Molecular Determinants of Virulence: The Structural and Functional Basis for Flavivirus Attenuation. Advances in Virus Research, 60, 1-42.
  • Herrero, L., Lee, C., Hurrelbrink, R., Chua, B., Chua, K., McMinn, P. (2003). Molecular epidemiology of enterovirus 71 in peninsular Malaysia, 1997-2000. Archives of Virology, 148, 1369-1385. [More Information]
  • Cardosa, M., Perera, D., Brown, B., Cheon, D., Chan, H., Chan, K., Cho, H., McMinn, P. (2003). Molecular Epidemiology of Human Enterovirus 71 Strains and Recent Outbreaks in the Asia-Pacific Region: Comparative Analysis of the VP1 and VP4 Genes. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 9(4), 461-468.
  • Dadd, G., McMinn, P., Monterosso, L. (2003). Protective Isolation in Hemopoietic Stem Cell Transplants: A Review of the Literature and Single Institution Experience. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing, 20(6), 293-300.

2014

  • McMinn, P. (2014). Enterovirus vaccines for an emerging cause of brain-stem encephalitis. The New England Journal of Medicine, 370(9), 792-794. [More Information]

2013

  • Sadeghipour, S., McMinn, P. (2013). A study of the virulence in mice of high copying fidelity variants of human enterovirus 71. Virus Research, 176(1), 265-272. [More Information]
  • Sadeghipour, S., Bek, E., McMinn, P. (2013). Ribavirin-Resistant Mutants of Human Enterovirus 71 Express a High Replication Fidelity Phenotype during Growth in Cell Culture. Journal of Virology, 87(3), 1759-1769. [More Information]

2012

  • Zaini, Z., Phuektes, P., McMinn, P. (2012). A reverse genetic study of the adaptation of human enterovirus 71 to growth in Chinese hamster ovary cell cultures. Virus Research, 165(2), 151-156. [More Information]
  • Zaini, Z., McMinn, P. (2012). A single mutation in capsid protein VP1 (Q145E) of a genogroup C4 strain of human enterovirus 71 generates a mouse-virulent phenotype. The Journal of General Virology, 93(9), 1935-1940. [More Information]
  • Kok, C., Phuektes, P., Bek, E., McMinn, P. (2012). Modification of the Untranslated Regions of Human Enterovirus 71 Impairs Growth in a Cell-Specific Manner. Journal of Virology, 86(1), 542-552. [More Information]
  • Zaini, Z., Phuektes, P., McMinn, P. (2012). Mouse adaptation of a sub-genogroup B5 strain of human enterovirus 71 is associated with a novel lysine to glutamic acid substitution at position 244 in protein VP1. Virus Research, 167(1), 86-96. [More Information]
  • McMinn, P. (2012). Recent advances in the molecular epidemiology and control of human enterovirus 71 infection. Current Opinion in Virology, 2(2), 199-205. [More Information]
  • Sadeghipour, S., Bek, E., McMinn, P. (2012). Selection and characterisation of guanidine-resistant mutants of human enterovirus 71. Virus Research, 169(1), 72-79. [More Information]
  • Bek, E., McMinn, P. (2012). The Pathogenesis and Prevention of Encephalitis due to Human Enterovirus 71. Current Infectious Disease Reports, 14(4), 397-407. [More Information]

2011

  • Bizzintino, J., Lee, W., Laing, I., Vang, F., Pappas, T., Zhang, G., Martin, A., Khoo, S., Cox, D., Geelhoed, G., McMinn, P., et al (2011). Association between human rhinovirus C and severity of acute asthma in children. The European Respiratory Journal, 37(5), 1037-1042. [More Information]
  • Prow, N., May, F., Westlake, D., Hurrelbrink, R., Biron, R., Leung, J., McMinn, P., Clark, D., Mackenzie, J., Lobigs, M., et al (2011). Determinants of attenuation in the envelope protein of the flavivirus Alfuy. The Journal of General Virology, 92(Pt 10), 2286-2296. [More Information]
  • Bek, E., Hussain, K., Phuektes, P., Kok, C., Gao, Q., Cai, F., Gao, Z., McMinn, P. (2011). Formalin-inactivated vaccine provokes cross-protective immunity in a mouse model of human enterovirus 71 infection. Vaccine, 29(29-30), 4829-4838. [More Information]
  • Phuektes, P., Chua, B., Sanders, S., Bek, E., Kok, C., McMinn, P. (2011). Mapping genetic determinants of the cell-culture growth phenotype of enterovirus 71. Journal of General Virology, 92(6), 1380-1390. [More Information]

2010

  • Perera, D., Shimizu, H., Yoshida, H., Van Tu, P., Ishiko, H., McMinn, P., Cardosa, M. (2010). A Comparison of the VP1, VP2, and VP4 Regions for Molecular Typing of Human Enteroviruses. Journal of Medical Virology, 82(4), 649-657. [More Information]

2009

  • Kok, C., McMinn, P. (2009). Picornavirus RNA-dependent RNA polymerase. The International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, 41(3), 498-502. [More Information]
  • McWilliam Leitch, E., Bendig, J., Cabrerizo, M., Cardosa, M., Hyypia, T., Ivanova, O., Kelly, A., Kroes, A., Lukashev, A., MacAdam, A., McMinn, P., et al (2009). Transmission networks and population turnover of echovirus 30. Journal of Virology, 83(5), 2109-2118. [More Information]

2008

  • Chua, B., Phuektes, P., Sanders, S., Nicholls, P., McMinn, P. (2008). The molecular basis of mouse adaptation by human enterovirus 71. Journal of General Virology, 89(Pt 7), 1622-1632. [More Information]

2007

  • Phan, V., Nguyen, T., Perera, D., Khanh Huu, T., Nguyen, T., Thuong, T., How, O., Cardosa, M., McMinn, P. (2007). Epidemiologic and virologic investigation of hand, foot, and mouth disease, Southern Vietnam, 2005. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 13(11), 1733-1741.
  • Perera, D., Yusof, M., Podin, Y., Ooi, M., Thao, N., Wong, K., Zaki, A., Chua, K., Malik, Y., Tu, P., McMinn, P., et al (2007). Molecular phylogeny of modern coxsackievirus A16. Archives of Virology, 152, 1201-1208. [More Information]

2006

  • McMinn, P. (2006). The emergence of enterovirus 71 as a major cause of acute neurological disease in young children of the Asia-Pacific region. Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 1, 17-23.

2004

  • Mullins, J., Khetsuriani, N., Nix, W., Oberste, M., LaMonte, A., Kilpatrick, D., Dunn, J., Langer, J., McMinn, P., Huang, Q., et al (2004). Emergence of Echovirus Type 13 as a Prominent Enterovirus. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 38, 70-77.

2003

  • Wallace, M., Smith, D., Broom, A., Mackenzie, J., Hall, R., Shellam, G., McMinn, P. (2003). Antibody-dependent enhancement of Murray Valley encephalitis virus virulence in mice. Journal of General Virology, 84, 1723-1728.
  • McMinn, P. (2003). Enterovirus 71 in the Asia-Pacific region: An emerging cause of acute neurological disease in young children. Neurological Journal of Southeast Asia, 8, 57-63.
  • Hurrelbrink, R., McMinn, P. (2003). Molecular Determinants of Virulence: The Structural and Functional Basis for Flavivirus Attenuation. Advances in Virus Research, 60, 1-42.
  • Herrero, L., Lee, C., Hurrelbrink, R., Chua, B., Chua, K., McMinn, P. (2003). Molecular epidemiology of enterovirus 71 in peninsular Malaysia, 1997-2000. Archives of Virology, 148, 1369-1385. [More Information]
  • Cardosa, M., Perera, D., Brown, B., Cheon, D., Chan, H., Chan, K., Cho, H., McMinn, P. (2003). Molecular Epidemiology of Human Enterovirus 71 Strains and Recent Outbreaks in the Asia-Pacific Region: Comparative Analysis of the VP1 and VP4 Genes. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 9(4), 461-468.
  • Dadd, G., McMinn, P., Monterosso, L. (2003). Protective Isolation in Hemopoietic Stem Cell Transplants: A Review of the Literature and Single Institution Experience. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing, 20(6), 293-300.

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