Associate Professor Stephen Huang

Associate Professor & Principal Research Fellow
Intensive Care Medicine, Nepean Clinical School

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Research interests

Intensive care medicine, intensive care echocardiography, respiratory physiology/medicine, cardiovascular physiology/medicine, medical legal issues

Teaching and supervision

Evidence-based Medicine, Cardiopulmonary Physiology, Critical Care Ultrasound

Selected grants

2012

  • Influence of Coronary artery disease on the blood levels of curculating cardiac related MicroRNAs; Huang S; Nepean Medical Research Foundation/Project Grant.

Selected publications

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Books

  • McLean, A., Huang, S. (2012). Critical Care Ultrasound Manual. Australia: Elsevier Australia.

Book Chapters

  • Tang, B., Huang, S., McLean, A. (2009). Rethinking Sepsis: New Insights from Gene Expression Profiling Studies. In Vincent, J.L. (Eds.), Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2009, (pp. 3-13). Berlin: Springer.
  • McLean, A., Tang, B., Huang, S. (2007). The Diagnosis of Sepsis: The Present and the Future. In J-L Vincent (Eds.), Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2007, (pp. 3-9). Germany: Springer.

Journals

  • Golowenko, A., Nalos, M., Huang, S. (2013). Does left ventricular tissue Doppler peak systolic velocity (Sm) reflect cardiac output in the critically ill? Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 41(4), 490-495.
  • Huang, S., Orde, S. (2013). From speckle tracking echocardiography to torsion: research tool today, clinical practice tomorrow. Current Opinion in Critical Care, 19(3), 250-257. [More Information]
  • Parnell, G., Tang, B., Nalos, M., Armstrong, N., Huang, S., Booth, D., McLean, A. (2013). Identifying key regulatory genes in the whole blood of septic patients to monitor underlying immune dysfunctions. Shock (Philadelphia), 40(3), 166-174. [More Information]
  • Huang, S., Nalos, M., McLean, A. (2013). Is early ventricular dysfunction or dilatation associated with lower mortality rate in adult severe sepsis and septic shock? A meta-analysis. Critical Care, 17(3), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Parnell, G., McLean, A., Booth, D., Armstrong, N., Nalos, M., Huang, S., Manak, J., Tang, W., Tam, O., Chan, S., Tang, B. (2012). A distinct influenza infection signature in the blood transcriptome of patients with severe community-acquired pneumonia. Critical Care, 16(4), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Huang, S., McLean, A. (2012). Appreciating the Strengths and Weaknesses of Transthoracic Echocardiography in Hemodynamic Assessments. Cardiology Research and Practice, 2012, 1-7. [More Information]
  • McLean, A., Huang, S. (2012). Cardiac biomarkers in the intensive care unit. Annals of Intensive Care, 2(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Parnell, G., McLean, A., Booth, D., Huang, S., Nalos, M., Tang, B. (2011). Aberrant Cell Cycle and Apoptotic Changes Characterise Severe Influenza A Infection – A Meta-Analysis of Genomic Signatures in Circulating Leukocytes. PLoS One, 6(3), e17186-1-e17186-10. [More Information]
  • McLean, A., Huang, S., Kot, M., Rajamani, A., Hoyling, L. (2011). Comparison of cardiac output measurements in critically ill patients: Flotrac/Vigileo vs transthoracic Doppler echocardiography. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 39(4), 590-598. [More Information]
  • Chew, M., Hawthorne, W., Bendall, J., Whereat, S., Huang, S., Ting, I., Simond, D., McLean, A. (2011). No beneficial effects of levosimendan in acute porcine endotoxaemia. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica: an international journal of anaesthesiology and intensive care, pain and emergency medicine, 55(7), 851-861. [More Information]
  • Huang, S., McLean, A. (2010). Do we need a critical care ultrasound certification program? Implications from an Australian medical-legal perspective. Critical Care, 14(3), 313. [More Information]
  • Tang, B., Huang, S., McLean, A. (2010). Genome-wide transcription profiling of human sepsis: a systematic review. Critical Care, 14(6), R237 - 1-R237 - 11. [More Information]
  • Tang, B., McLean, A., Dawes, I., Huang, S., Lin, R. (2009). Gene-expression profiling of peripheral blood mononuclear cells in sepsis. Critical Care Medicine, 37(3), 882-888. [More Information]
  • McLean, A., Huang, S., Salter, M. (2008). Bench-to-bedside review: The value of cardiac biomarkers in the intensive care patient. Critical Care, 12(3), 215-215. [More Information]
  • Tang, B., McLean, A., Dawes, I., Huang, S., Cowley, M., Lin, R. (2008). Gene-expression profiling of gram-positive and gram-negative sepsis in critically ill patients. Critical Care Medicine, 36(4), 1125-1128. [More Information]
  • Nalos, M., Huang, S., Sluyter, R., Khan, A., Nanan, B., Nanan, R., McLean, A. (2008). Host tissue damage signal ATP impairs IL-12 and IFN {gamma} secretion in LPS stimulated whole human blood. Intensive Care Medicine, 34(10), 1891-1897. [More Information]
  • Tang, B., Huang, S., Seppelt, I., McLean, A. (2007). Predictive value of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide in sepsis. Critical Care Medicine, 35. [More Information]
  • McLean, A., Huang, S., Hyams, S., Poh, G., Nalos, M., Pandit, R., Balik, M., Tang, B., Seppelt, I. (2007). Prognostic values of B-type natriuretic peptide in severe sepsis and septic shock. Critical Care Medicine, 35(4), 1019-1026. [More Information]
  • Tang, B., McLean, A., Dawes, I., Huang, S., Lin, R. (2007). The Use of Gene-Expression Profiling to Identify Candidate Genes in Human Sepsis. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 176(7), 676-684. [More Information]
  • Nalos, M., Huang, S., McLean, A., Pandit, R. (2006). Endotoxin stimulated interleukin-10 production is enhanced by adenosine. Possible key to septic shock associated immune deficiency? Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 34(6), 719-723. [More Information]
  • McLean, A., Huang, S., Ting, I., Wesley, S. (2006). The use of the right ventricular diameter and tricuspid annular tissue Doppler velocity parameter to predict the presence of pulmonary hypertension. European Journal of Echocardiography, , 1-9. [More Information]
  • McLean, A., Huang, S., Nalos, M., Ting, I. (2005). Duration of the Beneficial Effects of Levosimendan in Decompensated Heart Failure as Measured by Echocardiographic Indices and B-Type Natriuretic Peptide. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, 46(6), 830-835. [More Information]
  • McLean, A., Huang, S. (2005). The applications of B-type natriuretic peptide measurement in the intensive care unit. Current Opinion in Critical Care, 11(5), 406-412. [More Information]
  • McLean, A., Poh, G., Huang, S. (2005). The effects of acute fluid loading on plasma B-type natriuretic peptide levels in a septic shock patient. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 33(4), 528-530. [More Information]
  • McLean, A., Huang, S. (2004). B-type natriuretic peptide: Is there a place in the critical care setting? Critical Care and Shock, 7, 117-124.
  • Nalos, M., Huang, S., Ting, I., McLean, A. (2004). Diagnoses of right-sided empyema complicating tricuspid valve endocarditis during transesophageal echocardiography. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 17(5), 464-465. [More Information]
  • Wilson, R., Huang, S., McLean, A. (2004). The Correlation Between Airborne Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus And The Presence Of Mrsa Colonized Patients In A General Intensive Care Unit. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 32(2), 202-209.
  • McLean, A., Tang, B., Nalos, M., Huang, S., Stewart, D. (2003). Increased b-type natriuretic peptide (bnp) level is a strong predictor for cardiac dysfunction in intensive care unit patients. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 31(1), 21-27.
  • McLean, A., Huang, S., Nalos, M., Tang, B., Stewart, D. (2003). The confounding effects of age, gender, serum creatinine, and electrolyte concentrations on plasma b-type natriuretic peptide concentrations in critically ill patients. Critical Care Medicine, 31(11), 2611-2618.

2013

  • Golowenko, A., Nalos, M., Huang, S. (2013). Does left ventricular tissue Doppler peak systolic velocity (Sm) reflect cardiac output in the critically ill? Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 41(4), 490-495.
  • Huang, S., Orde, S. (2013). From speckle tracking echocardiography to torsion: research tool today, clinical practice tomorrow. Current Opinion in Critical Care, 19(3), 250-257. [More Information]
  • Parnell, G., Tang, B., Nalos, M., Armstrong, N., Huang, S., Booth, D., McLean, A. (2013). Identifying key regulatory genes in the whole blood of septic patients to monitor underlying immune dysfunctions. Shock (Philadelphia), 40(3), 166-174. [More Information]
  • Huang, S., Nalos, M., McLean, A. (2013). Is early ventricular dysfunction or dilatation associated with lower mortality rate in adult severe sepsis and septic shock? A meta-analysis. Critical Care, 17(3), 1-13. [More Information]

2012

  • Parnell, G., McLean, A., Booth, D., Armstrong, N., Nalos, M., Huang, S., Manak, J., Tang, W., Tam, O., Chan, S., Tang, B. (2012). A distinct influenza infection signature in the blood transcriptome of patients with severe community-acquired pneumonia. Critical Care, 16(4), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Huang, S., McLean, A. (2012). Appreciating the Strengths and Weaknesses of Transthoracic Echocardiography in Hemodynamic Assessments. Cardiology Research and Practice, 2012, 1-7. [More Information]
  • McLean, A., Huang, S. (2012). Cardiac biomarkers in the intensive care unit. Annals of Intensive Care, 2(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • McLean, A., Huang, S. (2012). Critical Care Ultrasound Manual. Australia: Elsevier Australia.

2011

  • Parnell, G., McLean, A., Booth, D., Huang, S., Nalos, M., Tang, B. (2011). Aberrant Cell Cycle and Apoptotic Changes Characterise Severe Influenza A Infection – A Meta-Analysis of Genomic Signatures in Circulating Leukocytes. PLoS One, 6(3), e17186-1-e17186-10. [More Information]
  • McLean, A., Huang, S., Kot, M., Rajamani, A., Hoyling, L. (2011). Comparison of cardiac output measurements in critically ill patients: Flotrac/Vigileo vs transthoracic Doppler echocardiography. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 39(4), 590-598. [More Information]
  • Chew, M., Hawthorne, W., Bendall, J., Whereat, S., Huang, S., Ting, I., Simond, D., McLean, A. (2011). No beneficial effects of levosimendan in acute porcine endotoxaemia. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica: an international journal of anaesthesiology and intensive care, pain and emergency medicine, 55(7), 851-861. [More Information]

2010

  • Huang, S., McLean, A. (2010). Do we need a critical care ultrasound certification program? Implications from an Australian medical-legal perspective. Critical Care, 14(3), 313. [More Information]
  • Tang, B., Huang, S., McLean, A. (2010). Genome-wide transcription profiling of human sepsis: a systematic review. Critical Care, 14(6), R237 - 1-R237 - 11. [More Information]

2009

  • Tang, B., McLean, A., Dawes, I., Huang, S., Lin, R. (2009). Gene-expression profiling of peripheral blood mononuclear cells in sepsis. Critical Care Medicine, 37(3), 882-888. [More Information]
  • Tang, B., Huang, S., McLean, A. (2009). Rethinking Sepsis: New Insights from Gene Expression Profiling Studies. In Vincent, J.L. (Eds.), Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2009, (pp. 3-13). Berlin: Springer.

2008

  • McLean, A., Huang, S., Salter, M. (2008). Bench-to-bedside review: The value of cardiac biomarkers in the intensive care patient. Critical Care, 12(3), 215-215. [More Information]
  • Tang, B., McLean, A., Dawes, I., Huang, S., Cowley, M., Lin, R. (2008). Gene-expression profiling of gram-positive and gram-negative sepsis in critically ill patients. Critical Care Medicine, 36(4), 1125-1128. [More Information]
  • Nalos, M., Huang, S., Sluyter, R., Khan, A., Nanan, B., Nanan, R., McLean, A. (2008). Host tissue damage signal ATP impairs IL-12 and IFN {gamma} secretion in LPS stimulated whole human blood. Intensive Care Medicine, 34(10), 1891-1897. [More Information]

2007

  • Tang, B., Huang, S., Seppelt, I., McLean, A. (2007). Predictive value of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide in sepsis. Critical Care Medicine, 35. [More Information]
  • McLean, A., Huang, S., Hyams, S., Poh, G., Nalos, M., Pandit, R., Balik, M., Tang, B., Seppelt, I. (2007). Prognostic values of B-type natriuretic peptide in severe sepsis and septic shock. Critical Care Medicine, 35(4), 1019-1026. [More Information]
  • McLean, A., Tang, B., Huang, S. (2007). The Diagnosis of Sepsis: The Present and the Future. In J-L Vincent (Eds.), Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2007, (pp. 3-9). Germany: Springer.
  • Tang, B., McLean, A., Dawes, I., Huang, S., Lin, R. (2007). The Use of Gene-Expression Profiling to Identify Candidate Genes in Human Sepsis. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 176(7), 676-684. [More Information]

2006

  • Nalos, M., Huang, S., McLean, A., Pandit, R. (2006). Endotoxin stimulated interleukin-10 production is enhanced by adenosine. Possible key to septic shock associated immune deficiency? Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 34(6), 719-723. [More Information]
  • McLean, A., Huang, S., Ting, I., Wesley, S. (2006). The use of the right ventricular diameter and tricuspid annular tissue Doppler velocity parameter to predict the presence of pulmonary hypertension. European Journal of Echocardiography, , 1-9. [More Information]

2005

  • McLean, A., Huang, S., Nalos, M., Ting, I. (2005). Duration of the Beneficial Effects of Levosimendan in Decompensated Heart Failure as Measured by Echocardiographic Indices and B-Type Natriuretic Peptide. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, 46(6), 830-835. [More Information]
  • McLean, A., Huang, S. (2005). The applications of B-type natriuretic peptide measurement in the intensive care unit. Current Opinion in Critical Care, 11(5), 406-412. [More Information]
  • McLean, A., Poh, G., Huang, S. (2005). The effects of acute fluid loading on plasma B-type natriuretic peptide levels in a septic shock patient. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 33(4), 528-530. [More Information]

2004

  • McLean, A., Huang, S. (2004). B-type natriuretic peptide: Is there a place in the critical care setting? Critical Care and Shock, 7, 117-124.
  • Nalos, M., Huang, S., Ting, I., McLean, A. (2004). Diagnoses of right-sided empyema complicating tricuspid valve endocarditis during transesophageal echocardiography. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 17(5), 464-465. [More Information]
  • Wilson, R., Huang, S., McLean, A. (2004). The Correlation Between Airborne Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus And The Presence Of Mrsa Colonized Patients In A General Intensive Care Unit. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 32(2), 202-209.

2003

  • McLean, A., Tang, B., Nalos, M., Huang, S., Stewart, D. (2003). Increased b-type natriuretic peptide (bnp) level is a strong predictor for cardiac dysfunction in intensive care unit patients. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 31(1), 21-27.
  • McLean, A., Huang, S., Nalos, M., Tang, B., Stewart, D. (2003). The confounding effects of age, gender, serum creatinine, and electrolyte concentrations on plasma b-type natriuretic peptide concentrations in critically ill patients. Critical Care Medicine, 31(11), 2611-2618.

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