Dr Tanya Ward

Executive Officer
South West Sydney Research

Telephone +61 2 8738 9125
Fax +61 2 9602 3221

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Research interests

Dr Tanya Ward (nee Butler) is the Executive Officer for South West Sydney Research. It brings together health, research and health education entities in South West Sydney as a co-ordinated Hub. Our members work together to improve the health of our local community and those beyond.

Selected grants

2007

  • ICD100 Intensified MyoCam CCD Video Camera + Controller IMGACQ IonOptix Digital Image acquisition software FCS2 Micro-Perfusion Pump+ Micro-Perfusion pump Rod Mounting Clamp; North K, Gunning P, Winlaw D, McMahon A, Thomas S, Butler T; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Stehn, J., Haass, N., Bonello, T., Desouza, M., Kottyan, G., Treutlein, H., Zeng, J., Nascimento, P., Sequeira, V., Butler, T., Allanson, M., Winlaw, D., Reeve, V., Weninger, W., et al (2013). A Novel Class of Anticancer Compounds Targets the Actin Cytoskeleton in Tumor Cells. Cancer Research, 73(16), 5169-5182. [More Information]
  • Au, C., Butler, T., Sherwood, M., Egan, J., North, K., Winlaw, D. (2011). Increased connective tissue growth factor associated with cardiac fibrosis in the mdx mouse model of dystrophic cardiomyopathy. International Journal of Experimental Pathology: mechanisms and models of disease, 92(1), 57-65. [More Information]
  • Marjaneh, M., Kirk, E., Posch, M., Ozcelik, C., Berger, F., Hetzer, R., Otway, R., Butler, T., Blue, G., Griffiths, L., Winlaw, D., et al (2011). Investigation of association between PFO complicated by cryptogenic stroke and a common variant of the cardiac transcription factor GATA4. PloS One, 6(6), e20711-1-e20711-7. [More Information]
  • Esposito, G., Butler, T., Blue, G., Cole, A., Sholler, G., Kirk, E., Grossfeld, P., Perryman, B., Harvey, R., Winlaw, D. (2011). Somatic Mutations in NKX2-5, GATA4, and HAND1 Are Not a Common Cause of Tetralogy of Fallot or Hypoplastic Left Heart. American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A, 155(10), 2416-2421. [More Information]
  • Butler, T., Esposito, G., Blue, G., Cole, A., Costa, M., Waddell, L., Walizada, G., Sholler, G., Kirk, E., Feneley, M., Winlaw, D., et al (2010). GATA4 Mutations in 357 Unrelated Patients with Congenital Heart Malformation. Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers, 14(6), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Egan, J., Butler, T., Graf, F., Au, C., McMahon, A., North, K., Winlaw, D. (2009). Dysfunction induced by ischemia versus edema: does edema matter? The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 138(1), 141-147. [More Information]
  • Egan, J., Butler, T., Cole, A., Abraham, S., Murala, J., Baines, D., Street, N., Thompson, L., Biecker, O., Dittmer, J., Cooper, S., Au, C., North, K., Winlaw, D. (2009). Myocardial membrane injury in pediatric cardiac surgery: An animal model. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 137(5), 1154-1162. [More Information]
  • Au, C., Butler, T., Egan, J., Cooper, S., Lo, H., Compton, A., North, K., Winlaw, D. (2008). Changes in skeletal muscle expression of AQP1 and AQP4 in dystrophinopathy and dysferlinopathy patients. Acta Neuropathologica, 116(3), 235-246. [More Information]
  • Egan, J., Butler, T., Cole, A., Aharonyan, A., Baines, D., Street, N., Navaratnam, M., Biecker, O., Zazulak, C., Au, C., North, K., Winlaw, D., et al (2008). Myocardial ischemia is more important than the effects of cardiopulmonary bypass on myocardial water handling and postoperative dysfunction: A pediatric animal model. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 136(5), 1265-1273. [More Information]
  • Kirk, E., Sunde, M., Costa, M., Rankin, S., Wolstein, O., Castro, M., Butler, T., Hyun, C., Guo, G., Otway, R., Mackay, J., Sholler, G., Winlaw, D., et al (2007). Mutations in Cardiac T-Box Factor Gene TBX20 Are Associated with Diverse Cardiac Pathologies, Including Defects of Septation and Valvulogenesis and Cardiomyopathy. American Journal of Human Genetics, 81(2), 280-291. [More Information]
  • Butler, T., Au, C., Yang, B., Egan, J., Tan, Y., Hardeman, E., North, K., Verkman, A., Winlaw, D. (2006). Cardiac aquaporin expression in humans, rats, and mice. American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 291(2), H705-H713. [More Information]
  • Egan, J., Butler, T., Au, C., Tan, Y., North, K., Winlaw, D. (2006). Myocardial water handling and the role of aquaporins. BBA - Bioenergetics, 1758 (8), 1043-1052. [More Information]
  • Butler, T., Spencer, N., Chan, C., Gilhotra, J., McClellan, K. (2005). Infective keratitis in older patients: a 4 year review, 1998-2002. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 89(5), 591-596. [More Information]

2013

  • Stehn, J., Haass, N., Bonello, T., Desouza, M., Kottyan, G., Treutlein, H., Zeng, J., Nascimento, P., Sequeira, V., Butler, T., Allanson, M., Winlaw, D., Reeve, V., Weninger, W., et al (2013). A Novel Class of Anticancer Compounds Targets the Actin Cytoskeleton in Tumor Cells. Cancer Research, 73(16), 5169-5182. [More Information]

2011

  • Au, C., Butler, T., Sherwood, M., Egan, J., North, K., Winlaw, D. (2011). Increased connective tissue growth factor associated with cardiac fibrosis in the mdx mouse model of dystrophic cardiomyopathy. International Journal of Experimental Pathology: mechanisms and models of disease, 92(1), 57-65. [More Information]
  • Marjaneh, M., Kirk, E., Posch, M., Ozcelik, C., Berger, F., Hetzer, R., Otway, R., Butler, T., Blue, G., Griffiths, L., Winlaw, D., et al (2011). Investigation of association between PFO complicated by cryptogenic stroke and a common variant of the cardiac transcription factor GATA4. PloS One, 6(6), e20711-1-e20711-7. [More Information]
  • Esposito, G., Butler, T., Blue, G., Cole, A., Sholler, G., Kirk, E., Grossfeld, P., Perryman, B., Harvey, R., Winlaw, D. (2011). Somatic Mutations in NKX2-5, GATA4, and HAND1 Are Not a Common Cause of Tetralogy of Fallot or Hypoplastic Left Heart. American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A, 155(10), 2416-2421. [More Information]

2010

  • Butler, T., Esposito, G., Blue, G., Cole, A., Costa, M., Waddell, L., Walizada, G., Sholler, G., Kirk, E., Feneley, M., Winlaw, D., et al (2010). GATA4 Mutations in 357 Unrelated Patients with Congenital Heart Malformation. Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers, 14(6), 1-6. [More Information]

2009

  • Egan, J., Butler, T., Graf, F., Au, C., McMahon, A., North, K., Winlaw, D. (2009). Dysfunction induced by ischemia versus edema: does edema matter? The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 138(1), 141-147. [More Information]
  • Egan, J., Butler, T., Cole, A., Abraham, S., Murala, J., Baines, D., Street, N., Thompson, L., Biecker, O., Dittmer, J., Cooper, S., Au, C., North, K., Winlaw, D. (2009). Myocardial membrane injury in pediatric cardiac surgery: An animal model. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 137(5), 1154-1162. [More Information]

2008

  • Au, C., Butler, T., Egan, J., Cooper, S., Lo, H., Compton, A., North, K., Winlaw, D. (2008). Changes in skeletal muscle expression of AQP1 and AQP4 in dystrophinopathy and dysferlinopathy patients. Acta Neuropathologica, 116(3), 235-246. [More Information]
  • Egan, J., Butler, T., Cole, A., Aharonyan, A., Baines, D., Street, N., Navaratnam, M., Biecker, O., Zazulak, C., Au, C., North, K., Winlaw, D., et al (2008). Myocardial ischemia is more important than the effects of cardiopulmonary bypass on myocardial water handling and postoperative dysfunction: A pediatric animal model. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 136(5), 1265-1273. [More Information]

2007

  • Kirk, E., Sunde, M., Costa, M., Rankin, S., Wolstein, O., Castro, M., Butler, T., Hyun, C., Guo, G., Otway, R., Mackay, J., Sholler, G., Winlaw, D., et al (2007). Mutations in Cardiac T-Box Factor Gene TBX20 Are Associated with Diverse Cardiac Pathologies, Including Defects of Septation and Valvulogenesis and Cardiomyopathy. American Journal of Human Genetics, 81(2), 280-291. [More Information]

2006

  • Butler, T., Au, C., Yang, B., Egan, J., Tan, Y., Hardeman, E., North, K., Verkman, A., Winlaw, D. (2006). Cardiac aquaporin expression in humans, rats, and mice. American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 291(2), H705-H713. [More Information]
  • Egan, J., Butler, T., Au, C., Tan, Y., North, K., Winlaw, D. (2006). Myocardial water handling and the role of aquaporins. BBA - Bioenergetics, 1758 (8), 1043-1052. [More Information]

2005

  • Butler, T., Spencer, N., Chan, C., Gilhotra, J., McClellan, K. (2005). Infective keratitis in older patients: a 4 year review, 1998-2002. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 89(5), 591-596. [More Information]

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