Professor Philip Poronnik

Professor of Biomedical Sciences (Educational Strategy)
Biomedical Sciences, School of Medical Sciences


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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

  • The transportome: a coordinate complex regulating brain excitation and inhibition; Pow D, Lee A, Poronnik P, Balcar V; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2012

  • Understanding the mechanistic basis of microalbuminuria in diabetic nephropathy; Poronnik P, Tesch G; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • A central role for carbonic anhydrase in renal hypertrophy and interstitial fibrosis; Poronnik P, Casey J; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Scholarship, leadership and advocacy: Quality learning and teaching in Australian universities; Poronnik P; Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC)/Strategic Leadership Grant.

2011

  • Collaborative Universities Biomedical Education Network; Poronnik P; Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC)/Discipline Networks Grant.

2009

  • Albuminuria in diabetic nephropathy: redefining the paradigm; Tesch G, Poronnik P; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • A central role for carbonic anhydrase in the pathogenesis of diabetic nephropathy; Poronnik P, Casey u; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • A novel marker of distressed neurons in the hypoxic brain: Regulation, Junction and potential clinical utility; Poronnik P, Colditz ?, Pow D; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Implementation of Social Network Analysis to monitor the development of student networking capacity; Poronnik P; Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC)/Competitive Grants Programme.

2008

  • Facility for analysing behaviour, learning and motor skills in animal models; Sah P, Bartlett P, McGrath J, Poronnik P, Markovich D, Mackay-Sim A.
  • Assessing the physiological roles of ubiquitination in regulating neuronal ion channels, receptors and transporters; Kumar R, Poronnik P; ARC/Discovery Grant.

2002

  • Molecular basis of G protein receptor-effector coupling in epithelial cells; Cook D, Poronnik P; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • Novel strategies for the early identification, prevention and treatment of the microvascular complications of diabetes; Gilbert R, Pollock C, Poronnik P; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Program Grants.

2001

  • Molecular mechanisms linking proteinuria and sodium retention; Poronnik P, Pollock C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Not known; Poronnik P; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.

2000

  • Altered intracellular signalling in response to hyperglycaemia reflects an inherent predisposition to nephropathy; Pollock C, Poronnik P; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Sanyo-86C ultra-low freezer for sample storage; Poronnik P; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.
  • The role of hyperglycaemia in the regulation of human proximal tubular growth and sodium-hydrogen exchange activity by insulin-like growth; Pollock C, Poronnik P; Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International/Diabetes Research Grants.

1999

  • Nikon fluorescence microscope for visualisation of GEP expressing adenoviruses and fusion proteins; Poronnik P, Cook D; Clive & Vera Ramaciotti Foundation/Research Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Huang, C., Day, M., Poronnik, P., Pollock, C., Chen, X. (2014). Inhibition of KCa3.1 suppresses TGF-Beta1 induced MCP-1 expression in human proximal tubular cells through Smad3, p38 and ERK1/2 signaling pathways. The International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, 47(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Ekberg, J., Boase, N., Rychkov, G., Manning, J., Poronnik, P., Kumar, S. (2014). Nedd4-2 (NEDD4L) controls intracellular Na+ -mediated activity of voltage-gated sodium channels in primary cortical neurons. Biochemical Journal, 457(1), 27-31. [More Information]
  • Briffa, J., Grinfeld, E., McAinch, A., Poronnik, P., Hryciw, D. (2014). Short term exposure to elevated levels of leptin reduces proximal tubule cell metabolic activity. Molecular And Cellular Endocrinology, 382(1), 38-45. [More Information]
  • Camera, D., Boase, N., Kumar, S., Pow, D., Poronnik, P. (2014). Subtle gait abnormalities in Nedd4 heterozygous mice. Behavioural Brain Research, 260, 15-24. [More Information]
  • Briffa, J., McAinch, A., Poronnik, P., Hryciw, D. (2013). Adipokines as a link between obesity and chronic kidney disease. American Journal of Physiology: Renal Physiology (Print), 305(12), F1629-F1636. [More Information]
  • Jenkin, K., McAinch, A., Briffa, J., Zhang, Y., Kelly, D., Pollock, C., Poronnik, P., Hryciw, D. (2013). Cannabinoid Receptor 2 Expression in Human Proximal Tubule Cells is Regulated by Albumin Independent of ERK1/2 Signaling. Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry, 32(5), 1309-1319. [More Information]
  • Slattery, C., Jang, Y., Kruger, W., Hryciw, D., Lee, A., Poronnik, P. (2013). gamma-Secretase inhibition promotes fibrotic effects of albumin in proximal tubular epithelial cells. British Journal of Pharmacology, 169(6), 1239-1251. [More Information]
  • Donovan, P., Poronnik, P. (2013). Nedd4 and Nedd4-2: Ubiquitin ligases at work in the neuron. The International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, 45(3), 706-710. [More Information]
  • Kruger, W., Monteith, G., Poronnik, P. (2013). NHERF-1 regulation of EGF and neurotensin signalling in HT-29 epithelial cells. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 432(4), 568-573. [More Information]
  • Qi, W., Chen, X., Poronnik, P., Pollock, C. (2007). Transforming growth factor-beta/connective tissue growth factor axis in the kidney. The International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, 40(1 available online 20 Jan 2007), 9-13. [More Information]
  • Saad, S., Stevens, V., Wassef, L., Poronnik, P., Kelly, D., Gilbert, R., Pollock, C. (2005). High glucose transactivates the EGF receptor and up-regulates serum glucocorticoid kinase in the proximal tubule. Kidney International, 68(3), 985-997. [More Information]
  • Qi, W., Twigg, S., Chen, X., Polhill, T., Poronnik, P., Gilbert, R., Pollock, C. (2005). Integrated actions of transforming growth factor-beta(1) and connective tissue growth factor in renal fibrosis. American Journal of Physiology: Renal Physiology (Print), 288(4), F800-F809.
  • McGinn, C., Poronnik, P., Gallery, E., Pollock, C. (2004). A Method For The Isolation Of Glomerular And Tubulointerstitial Endothelial Cells. Comparison Of Characteristics With human umbilical vein endothelial cell model. Nephrology, 9(4), 229-237.
  • Field, M., Jackson, C., Pollock, C., Poronnik, P., Young, B., Qi, W. (2004). Human Cortical Fibroblast Responses To High Glucose And Hypoxia. Nephron Journals, Nephron Physiology: Volume 96(4), 121-129.
  • Zafiriou, S., Stanners, S., Polhill, T., Poronnik, P., Pollock, C. (2004). Pioglitazone Increases Renal Tubular Cell Albumin Uptake But Limits Proinflammatory And Fibrotic Responses. Kidney International, 65(5), 1647-1653.
  • Carpenter, L., Mitchell, C., Xu, Z., Poronnik, P., Both, G., Biden, T. (2004). Pkc Alpha Is Activated But Not Required During Glucose-Induced Insulin Secretion From Rat Pancreatic Islets. Diabetes, 53(1), 53-60.
  • Polhill, T., Saad, S., Poronnik, P., Fulcher, G., Pollock, C. (2004). Short-Term Peaks In Glucose Promote Renal Fibrogenesis Independently Of Total Glucose Exposure. American Journal of Physiology: Renal Physiology (Print), 287(2), F268-F273.
  • McGinn, C., Poronnik, P., Gallery, E., Pollock, C. (2004). The Effects Of High Glucose And Atorvastatin On Endothelial Cell Matrix Production. Diabetic Medicine, 21(10), 1102-1107.
  • Drumm, K., Lee, E., Stanners, S., Gassner, B., Gekle, M., Poronnik, P., Pollock, C. (2003). Albumin and Glucose effects on Cell Growth Parameters, Albumin Uptake and Na+/Ha-Exchanger Isoform 3 in OK Cells. Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry, 13(4), 199-206.
  • Hryciw, D., Wang, Y., Devuyst, O., Pollock, C., Poronnik, P., Guggino, W. (2003). Cofilin Interacts with ClC-5 and Regulates Albumin Uptake in Proximal Tubule Cell Lines. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 278(41), 40169-40176.
  • Lee, E., Pollock, C., Drumm, K., Barden, J., Poronnik, P. (2003). Effects of pathophysiological concentrations of albumin on NHE3 activity and cell proliferation in primary cultures of human proximal tubule cells. American Journal of Physiology: Renal Physiology (Print), 258(4), F748-F757.
  • McGinn, C., Saad, S., Poronnik, P., Pollock, C. (2003). High glucose-mediated effects on endothelial cell proliferation occur via p38 MAP kinase. American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinology and Metabolism, 285, E708-E717.
  • Weinhaus, A., TABIIN, M., Poronnik, P., PALMA, C., Cook, D., Tuch, B. (2003). Insulin secretagogues, but not glucose, stimulate an increase in (Ca2+)i in the fetal human and porcine Beta-cell. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 88(6), 2753-2759.
  • Cummins, M., O'Mullane, L., Barden, J., Cook, D., Poronnik, P. (2002). Antisense co-suppression of Galphaq & Galpha11 demonstrates that both isoforms mediate M3-receptor-activated Ca2+ signalling in intact epithelial cells. Pfluegers Archiv: European journal of physiology, 444(5), 644-653. [More Information]
  • Chambers, L., Black, J., Poronnik, P., Johnson, P. (2001). Functional effects of protease-activated receptor-2 stimulation on human airway smooth muscle. American Journal of Physiology: Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, 281.

Conferences

  • Hryciw, D., Ekberg, J., Lee, A., Lensink, I., Kumar, S., Guggino, W., Cook, D., Pollock, C., Poronnik, P. (2012). Nedd4-2 is required for constitutive albumin endocytosis in proximal tubule cells. 35th International Congress of Physiological Sciences, United States: Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.
  • Ekberg, J., Fotia, A., Adams, D., Cook, D., Kumar, S., Poronnik, P. (2005). Sglk-1 and Nedd4/4-2 regulation of voltage-sensitive sodium channels. 35th International Congress of Physiological Sciences, United States: Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.

2014

  • Huang, C., Day, M., Poronnik, P., Pollock, C., Chen, X. (2014). Inhibition of KCa3.1 suppresses TGF-Beta1 induced MCP-1 expression in human proximal tubular cells through Smad3, p38 and ERK1/2 signaling pathways. The International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, 47(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Ekberg, J., Boase, N., Rychkov, G., Manning, J., Poronnik, P., Kumar, S. (2014). Nedd4-2 (NEDD4L) controls intracellular Na+ -mediated activity of voltage-gated sodium channels in primary cortical neurons. Biochemical Journal, 457(1), 27-31. [More Information]
  • Briffa, J., Grinfeld, E., McAinch, A., Poronnik, P., Hryciw, D. (2014). Short term exposure to elevated levels of leptin reduces proximal tubule cell metabolic activity. Molecular And Cellular Endocrinology, 382(1), 38-45. [More Information]
  • Camera, D., Boase, N., Kumar, S., Pow, D., Poronnik, P. (2014). Subtle gait abnormalities in Nedd4 heterozygous mice. Behavioural Brain Research, 260, 15-24. [More Information]

2013

  • Briffa, J., McAinch, A., Poronnik, P., Hryciw, D. (2013). Adipokines as a link between obesity and chronic kidney disease. American Journal of Physiology: Renal Physiology (Print), 305(12), F1629-F1636. [More Information]
  • Jenkin, K., McAinch, A., Briffa, J., Zhang, Y., Kelly, D., Pollock, C., Poronnik, P., Hryciw, D. (2013). Cannabinoid Receptor 2 Expression in Human Proximal Tubule Cells is Regulated by Albumin Independent of ERK1/2 Signaling. Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry, 32(5), 1309-1319. [More Information]
  • Slattery, C., Jang, Y., Kruger, W., Hryciw, D., Lee, A., Poronnik, P. (2013). gamma-Secretase inhibition promotes fibrotic effects of albumin in proximal tubular epithelial cells. British Journal of Pharmacology, 169(6), 1239-1251. [More Information]
  • Donovan, P., Poronnik, P. (2013). Nedd4 and Nedd4-2: Ubiquitin ligases at work in the neuron. The International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, 45(3), 706-710. [More Information]
  • Kruger, W., Monteith, G., Poronnik, P. (2013). NHERF-1 regulation of EGF and neurotensin signalling in HT-29 epithelial cells. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 432(4), 568-573. [More Information]

2012

  • Hryciw, D., Ekberg, J., Lee, A., Lensink, I., Kumar, S., Guggino, W., Cook, D., Pollock, C., Poronnik, P. (2012). Nedd4-2 is required for constitutive albumin endocytosis in proximal tubule cells. 35th International Congress of Physiological Sciences, United States: Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.

2007

  • Qi, W., Chen, X., Poronnik, P., Pollock, C. (2007). Transforming growth factor-beta/connective tissue growth factor axis in the kidney. The International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, 40(1 available online 20 Jan 2007), 9-13. [More Information]

2005

  • Saad, S., Stevens, V., Wassef, L., Poronnik, P., Kelly, D., Gilbert, R., Pollock, C. (2005). High glucose transactivates the EGF receptor and up-regulates serum glucocorticoid kinase in the proximal tubule. Kidney International, 68(3), 985-997. [More Information]
  • Qi, W., Twigg, S., Chen, X., Polhill, T., Poronnik, P., Gilbert, R., Pollock, C. (2005). Integrated actions of transforming growth factor-beta(1) and connective tissue growth factor in renal fibrosis. American Journal of Physiology: Renal Physiology (Print), 288(4), F800-F809.
  • Ekberg, J., Fotia, A., Adams, D., Cook, D., Kumar, S., Poronnik, P. (2005). Sglk-1 and Nedd4/4-2 regulation of voltage-sensitive sodium channels. 35th International Congress of Physiological Sciences, United States: Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.

2004

  • McGinn, C., Poronnik, P., Gallery, E., Pollock, C. (2004). A Method For The Isolation Of Glomerular And Tubulointerstitial Endothelial Cells. Comparison Of Characteristics With human umbilical vein endothelial cell model. Nephrology, 9(4), 229-237.
  • Field, M., Jackson, C., Pollock, C., Poronnik, P., Young, B., Qi, W. (2004). Human Cortical Fibroblast Responses To High Glucose And Hypoxia. Nephron Journals, Nephron Physiology: Volume 96(4), 121-129.
  • Zafiriou, S., Stanners, S., Polhill, T., Poronnik, P., Pollock, C. (2004). Pioglitazone Increases Renal Tubular Cell Albumin Uptake But Limits Proinflammatory And Fibrotic Responses. Kidney International, 65(5), 1647-1653.
  • Carpenter, L., Mitchell, C., Xu, Z., Poronnik, P., Both, G., Biden, T. (2004). Pkc Alpha Is Activated But Not Required During Glucose-Induced Insulin Secretion From Rat Pancreatic Islets. Diabetes, 53(1), 53-60.
  • Polhill, T., Saad, S., Poronnik, P., Fulcher, G., Pollock, C. (2004). Short-Term Peaks In Glucose Promote Renal Fibrogenesis Independently Of Total Glucose Exposure. American Journal of Physiology: Renal Physiology (Print), 287(2), F268-F273.
  • McGinn, C., Poronnik, P., Gallery, E., Pollock, C. (2004). The Effects Of High Glucose And Atorvastatin On Endothelial Cell Matrix Production. Diabetic Medicine, 21(10), 1102-1107.

2003

  • Drumm, K., Lee, E., Stanners, S., Gassner, B., Gekle, M., Poronnik, P., Pollock, C. (2003). Albumin and Glucose effects on Cell Growth Parameters, Albumin Uptake and Na+/Ha-Exchanger Isoform 3 in OK Cells. Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry, 13(4), 199-206.
  • Hryciw, D., Wang, Y., Devuyst, O., Pollock, C., Poronnik, P., Guggino, W. (2003). Cofilin Interacts with ClC-5 and Regulates Albumin Uptake in Proximal Tubule Cell Lines. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 278(41), 40169-40176.
  • Lee, E., Pollock, C., Drumm, K., Barden, J., Poronnik, P. (2003). Effects of pathophysiological concentrations of albumin on NHE3 activity and cell proliferation in primary cultures of human proximal tubule cells. American Journal of Physiology: Renal Physiology (Print), 258(4), F748-F757.
  • McGinn, C., Saad, S., Poronnik, P., Pollock, C. (2003). High glucose-mediated effects on endothelial cell proliferation occur via p38 MAP kinase. American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinology and Metabolism, 285, E708-E717.
  • Weinhaus, A., TABIIN, M., Poronnik, P., PALMA, C., Cook, D., Tuch, B. (2003). Insulin secretagogues, but not glucose, stimulate an increase in (Ca2+)i in the fetal human and porcine Beta-cell. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 88(6), 2753-2759.

2002

  • Cummins, M., O'Mullane, L., Barden, J., Cook, D., Poronnik, P. (2002). Antisense co-suppression of Galphaq & Galpha11 demonstrates that both isoforms mediate M3-receptor-activated Ca2+ signalling in intact epithelial cells. Pfluegers Archiv: European journal of physiology, 444(5), 644-653. [More Information]

2001

  • Chambers, L., Black, J., Poronnik, P., Johnson, P. (2001). Functional effects of protease-activated receptor-2 stimulation on human airway smooth muscle. American Journal of Physiology: Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, 281.

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