Dr Venessa Hin Man Tsang

Senior Lecturer- Medicine, Northern Clinical School

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Biographical details

Dr Venessa Tsang was appointed as a Senior Lecturer and Endocrinologist at the Sydney Medical School, Northern, based at Royal North Shore Hospital, in 2014. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of New South Wales in 2003, and trained as an Endocrinologist at Royal North Shore Hospital and St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, gaining her fellowship in 2010. She is completing a PhD on the Molecular Pathogenesis of Phaeochromocytoma and Paraganglioma at the Cancer Genetics Unit at the Kolling Institute of Medical Research, with her work being published and presented at international and national conferences. She is involved with co-ordination of medical education at the Northern Clinical School and the speciality Endocrinology. She continues to practise clinical endocrinology at Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital. Her research interests include the molecular biology and genetics of familial endocrine cancers and education.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Tsang, V., Dwight, T., Benn, D., Meyer-Rochow, G., Gill, A., Sywak, M., Sidhu, S., Veivers, D., Sue, C., Robinson, B., Clifton-Bligh, R., Parker, N. (2014). Overexpression of miR-210 is associated with SDH-related pheochromocytomas, paragangliomas, and gastrointestinal stromal tumours. Endocrine-Related Cancer, 21(3), 415-426. [More Information]
  • Tsang, V., Campbell, L. (2010). Catecho-Strophic Diabetic Ketoacidosis. The Best of Grand Rounds Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Award for Clinical Excellence. Internal Medicine Journal, 40(Suppl. 1), 58-58. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Tsang, V., Parker, N., Cassano, J., Dwight, T., Sue, C., Veivers, D., Robinson, B., Benn, D., Clifton-Bligh, R. (2012). Interaction between hypoxia and mutations in the SDH subunit genes associated with phaeochromocytoma/paragangliomas. 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Endocrine Society of Australia and the Society for Reproductive Biology, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.
  • Tsang, V., Benn, D., Gill, A., Sywak, M., Sidhu, S., Robinson, B., Clifton-Bligh, R., Parker, N. (2011). MiR210 is elevated in SDHB-mutated phaeochromocytoma and paragangliomas (poster). 3rd International Symposium on Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma, Paris, France.

2014

  • Tsang, V., Dwight, T., Benn, D., Meyer-Rochow, G., Gill, A., Sywak, M., Sidhu, S., Veivers, D., Sue, C., Robinson, B., Clifton-Bligh, R., Parker, N. (2014). Overexpression of miR-210 is associated with SDH-related pheochromocytomas, paragangliomas, and gastrointestinal stromal tumours. Endocrine-Related Cancer, 21(3), 415-426. [More Information]

2012

  • Tsang, V., Parker, N., Cassano, J., Dwight, T., Sue, C., Veivers, D., Robinson, B., Benn, D., Clifton-Bligh, R. (2012). Interaction between hypoxia and mutations in the SDH subunit genes associated with phaeochromocytoma/paragangliomas. 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Endocrine Society of Australia and the Society for Reproductive Biology, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

2011

  • Tsang, V., Benn, D., Gill, A., Sywak, M., Sidhu, S., Robinson, B., Clifton-Bligh, R., Parker, N. (2011). MiR210 is elevated in SDHB-mutated phaeochromocytoma and paragangliomas (poster). 3rd International Symposium on Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma, Paris, France.

2010

  • Tsang, V., Campbell, L. (2010). Catecho-Strophic Diabetic Ketoacidosis. The Best of Grand Rounds Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Award for Clinical Excellence. Internal Medicine Journal, 40(Suppl. 1), 58-58. [More Information]

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