Emeritus Professor Yvonne Cossart

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

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Research interests

basic virology, vaccination and control of infectious diseases,

Selected grants

2005

  • Hepatitis Research; Cossart Y; Miscellaneous Generic Research/Generic Research.

2004

  • Not Known - To be advised; Vickery K, Cossart Y; Thursday Plantation Laboratories Ltd/Research Grants.

2002

  • Linkage Research funding; Cossart Y; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).
  • Prediction and measurement of the transfusion of blood from mother to fetus; Peek M, de Vries B, Cossart Y; Australian Women and Children's Research Foundation (OZWAC)/Research Grant.
  • Persistent Hepatitis B virus infection and strategies to break tolerance; Cossart Y; DVC Research/Research and Development Scheme: Research and Development (R&D).
  • Not known; Cossart Y; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.
  • Not known; Cossart Y; University of Sydney/Medicine Bridging.

2001

  • Assessment of the critical factors affecting the ability to clean and disinfect fibre optic surgical instruments; Cossart Y, Pajkos A; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Strategic Partnerships with Industry - Research and Training (SPIRT).
  • Clinical and experimental study of hepatitis B escape mutants; Cossart Y, Vickery K, Harbour C, Givney R; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2000

  • Mutations in the papillomavirus urr as promoters of cervical tumour aggression; Thompson C, Tattersall M, Cossart Y; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Evaluation of infection control measures and infectious complications of endoscopy; West R, Cossart Y; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

  • 150 years of the Faculty of Medicine

    150 years of the Faculty of Medicine (Sydney University Press, 2006)

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Books

  • Sefton, A., Cossart, Y., Freckelton, L. (2006). 150 years of the Faculty of Medicine. Sydney: Sydney University Press.

Book Chapters

  • Cossart, Y. (2006). Research. In Ann Jervie Sefton, Yvonne Cossart, Louise Freckelton (Eds.), 150 years of the Faculty of Medicine, (pp. 125-154). Sydney: Sydney University Press.
  • Cossart, Y. (2006). Research institutes, foundations and benefactions. In Ann Jervie Sefton, Yvonne Cossart, Louise Freckelton (Eds.), 150 years of the Faculty of Medicine, (pp. 155-191). Sydney: Sydney University Press.

Journals

  • Wildig, J., Cossart, Y., Peshu, N., Gicheru, N., Tuju, J., Williams, T., Newton, C. (2010). Parvovirus B19 infection and severe anaemia in Kenyan children: a retrospective case control study. BMC Infectious Diseases, 10(88), 88-1-88-6. [More Information]
  • Tohidi-Esfahani, R., Vickery, K., Cossart, Y. (2010). The Early Host Innate Immune Response to Duck Hepatitis B Virus Infection. Journal of General Virology, 91(2), 509-520. [More Information]
  • Vickery, K., Tawk, H., Bisset, L., Selby, A., Cossart, Y. (2009). Hepatitis C virus infection rates and risk factors in an Australian hospital endoscopy cohort. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 33(5), 442-448. [More Information]
  • Vickery, K., Ngo, Q., Zou, J., Cossart, Y. (2009). The effect of multiple cycles of contamination, detergent washing, and disinfection on the development of biofilm in endoscope tubing. American journal of infection control, 37(6), 470-475. [More Information]
  • De Vries, B., Cossart, Y., Murray, H., Peek, M. (2008). Transplacental haemorrhage may explain the intrapartum transmission of HIV. A pilot study uses flow cytometry to quantify maternal red blood cells in infants born vaginally or by caesarean section. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 48(6), 575-579. [More Information]
  • Wildig, J., Mueller, I., Kiniboro, B., Maraga, S., Siba, P., Cossart, Y. (2007). Short report: Seroprevalence of antibodies to parvovirus B19 among children in Papua New Guinea. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 77(2), 354-357. [More Information]
  • Bisset, L., Cossart, Y., Selby, W., West, R., Catterson, D., O'Hara, K., Vickery, K. (2006). A prospective study of the efficacy of routine decontamination for gastrointestinal endoscopes and the risk factors for failure. American journal of infection control, 34(5), 274-280. [More Information]
  • Cham, B., Vickery, K., Tohidi-Esfahani, R., Cossart, Y. (2006). Delipidation of a hepadnavirus: Viral inactivation and vaccine development. Journal of Virological Methods, 137(1), 160-163.
  • Rose, B., Wilkins, D., Li, W., Tran, N., Thompson, C., Cossart, Y., McGeechan, K., O'Brien, C., Eris, J. (2006). Human Papillomavirus in the Oral Cavity of Patients with and without Renal Transplantation. Transplantation, 82(4), 570-573. [More Information]
  • Welschinger, R., Cossart, Y., Pouliopoulos, J., Dixon, R., Vickery, K. (2006). Identification of T-cell epitopes associated with immunity within the surface protein of duck hepatitis B virus. Journal of Viral Hepatitis, 13(8), 515-522. [More Information]
  • Wildig, J., Michon, P., Siba, P., Mellombo, M., Ura, A., Mueller, I., Cossart, Y. (2006). Parvovirus b19 infection contributes to severe anemia in young children in papua new Guinea. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 194(2), 146-153. [More Information]
  • Tawk, H., Vickery, K., Bisset, L., Lo, S., Selby, W., Cossart, Y., The Infection in Endoscopy, S. (2006). The current pattern of hepatitis B virus infection in Australia. Journal of Viral Hepatitis, 13(3), 206-215. [More Information]
  • Vickery, K., Tohidi-Esfahani, R., Pouliopoulos, J., Welschinger, R., Dixon, R., Deva, A., Cossart, Y. (2006). The effect of surgical immunomodulation on liver inflammation and clearance of DHBV infection. Journal of Medical Virology, 78(12), 1572-1578. [More Information]
  • Tawk, H., Vickery, K., Bisset, L., Selby, W., Cossart, Y., The Infection in Endoscopy, S. (2006). The impact of hepatitis B vaccination in a Western country: recall of vaccination and serological status in Australian adults. Vaccine, 24(8), 1095-1106. [More Information]
  • Tawk, H., Vickery, K., Bisset, L., Lo, S., Cossart, Y., Endoscopy Study Group, I. (2005). The significance of transfusion in the past as a risk for current hepatitis B and hepatitis C infection: a study in endoscopy patients. Transfusion, 45(5), 807-13. [More Information]
  • Pajkos, A., Vickery, K., Cossart, Y. (2004). Is biofilm accumulation on endoscope tubing a contributor to the failure of cleaning and decontamination. Journal of hospital infection, 58(3), 224-229. [More Information]
  • Vickery, K., Pajkos, A., Cossart, Y. (2004). Removal Of Biofilm From Endoscopes: Evaluation Of Detergent Efficiency. American journal of infection control, 32(3), 170-176. [More Information]
  • Li, W., Thompson, C., Cossart, Y., O'Brien, C., McNeil, E., Scolyer, R., Rose, B. (2004). The Expression Of Key Cell Cycle Markers And Presence Of Human Papillomavirus In Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Tonsil. Head and Neck, 26(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Li, W., Thompson, C., Cossart, Y., O'Brien, C., Liu, J., Scolyer, R., Carter, J., Dalrymple, C., Rose, B. (2004). The Site Of Infection And Ethnicity Of The Patient Influence The Biological Pathways To Hpv-Induced Mucosal Cancer. Modern Pathology, 17(9), 1031-1037.
  • Li, W., Thompson, C., Xin, D., Cossart, Y., O'Brien, C., McNeil, E., Gao, K., Scolyer, R., Rose, B. (2003). Absence of human papillomavirus in tonsillar squamous cell carcinomas from Chinese patients. The American Journal of Pathology: cellular and molecular biology of disease, 163(6), 2185-2189.
  • Pajkos, A., Deva, A., Vickery, K., Cope, C., Chang, L., Cossart, Y. (2003). Detection of subclinical infection in significant breast implant capsules. Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery, 111(5), 1605-1611.
  • Li, W., Thompson, C., O'Brien, C., McNeil, E., Scolyer, R., Cossart, Y., Veness, M., Walker, D., Morgan, G., Rose, B. (2003). Human papillomavirus positivity predicts favourable outcome for squamous carcinoma of the tonsil. International Journal of Cancer, 106(4), 553-558. [More Information]
  • Watts, K., Thompson, C., Cossart, Y., Rose, B. (2002). Sequence variation and physical state of human papillomavirus type 16 cervical cancer isolates from Australia and New Caledonia. International Journal of Cancer, 97(6), 868-874. [More Information]
  • Lee, S., Rose, B., Thompson, C., Cossart, Y. (2001). Plantar warts of defined aetiology in adults and unresponsiveness to low dose cimetidine. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 42(3), 220-221.
  • Beeby, P., Spencer, J., Cossart, Y. (2001). Risk of hepatitis C virus infection in multiply transfused premature neonates. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 37, 244-246.
  • Watts, K., Thompson, C., Cossart, Y. (2001). Variable Oncogene Promoter Activity of Human Papillomavirus Type 16 Cervical Cancer Isolates from Australia. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 39, No. 5, 2009-2014.
  • Watts, K., Thompson, C., Cossart, Y., Rose, B. (2001). Variable oncogene promoter activity of human papillomavirus type 16 cervical cancer isolates from Australia. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 39, 2009-2014.
  • Latt, N., Spencer, D., Beeby, P., McCaughan, G., Saunders, J., Collins,, E., Cossart, Y. (2000). Hepatitis C in injecting drug-using women during and after pregnancy. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 15, 175-181.
  • Rose, B., Thompson, C., Tattersall, M., O'Brien, C., Cossart, Y. (2000). Squamous Carcinoma of the Head and Neck: Molecular Mechanisms and Potential Biomarkers. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 70, 601-606.

Conferences

  • Vickery, K., Tawk, H., Zou, J., Cossart, Y. (2006). Tweedledum and tweedledee: how well are we controlling hepatitis B and C? 12th International Symposium on Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease (ISVHLD), Netherlands: Elsevier BV.
  • Vickery, K., Bisset, L., Selby, W., West, R., Catterson, D., Cossart, Y. (2004). Blood Borne Virus Transmission During Endoscopy - Viral Prevalence Or Decontamination Breakdown? 11th International Symposium on Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease, Melbourne: Australian Centre for Hepatitis Virology.
  • Vickery, K., Cossart, Y., Zhou, J. (2004). HCV Prevalence In Pregnant Women In Central Sydney. 11th International Symposium on Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease, Melbourne: Australian Centre for Hepatitis Virology.
  • Pouliopoulos, J., Welschinger, R., Deva, A., Dixon, R., Cossart, Y., Vickery, K. (2004). The Effect Of Bursectomy And Thymectomy On Dhbv Infection. 11th International Symposium on Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease, Melbourne: Australian Centre for Hepatitis Virology.
  • Welschinger, R., Pouliopoulos, J., Cossart, Y., Vickery, K. (2004). The T-Cell Response Of Ducks To Duck Hepatitis B Virus (DHBV) And The Production Of An Associated DNA Vaccine. 11th International Symposium on Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease, Melbourne: Australian Centre for Hepatitis Virology.

2010

  • Wildig, J., Cossart, Y., Peshu, N., Gicheru, N., Tuju, J., Williams, T., Newton, C. (2010). Parvovirus B19 infection and severe anaemia in Kenyan children: a retrospective case control study. BMC Infectious Diseases, 10(88), 88-1-88-6. [More Information]
  • Tohidi-Esfahani, R., Vickery, K., Cossart, Y. (2010). The Early Host Innate Immune Response to Duck Hepatitis B Virus Infection. Journal of General Virology, 91(2), 509-520. [More Information]

2009

  • Vickery, K., Tawk, H., Bisset, L., Selby, A., Cossart, Y. (2009). Hepatitis C virus infection rates and risk factors in an Australian hospital endoscopy cohort. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 33(5), 442-448. [More Information]
  • Vickery, K., Ngo, Q., Zou, J., Cossart, Y. (2009). The effect of multiple cycles of contamination, detergent washing, and disinfection on the development of biofilm in endoscope tubing. American journal of infection control, 37(6), 470-475. [More Information]

2008

  • De Vries, B., Cossart, Y., Murray, H., Peek, M. (2008). Transplacental haemorrhage may explain the intrapartum transmission of HIV. A pilot study uses flow cytometry to quantify maternal red blood cells in infants born vaginally or by caesarean section. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 48(6), 575-579. [More Information]

2007

  • Wildig, J., Mueller, I., Kiniboro, B., Maraga, S., Siba, P., Cossart, Y. (2007). Short report: Seroprevalence of antibodies to parvovirus B19 among children in Papua New Guinea. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 77(2), 354-357. [More Information]

2006

  • Sefton, A., Cossart, Y., Freckelton, L. (2006). 150 years of the Faculty of Medicine. Sydney: Sydney University Press.
  • Bisset, L., Cossart, Y., Selby, W., West, R., Catterson, D., O'Hara, K., Vickery, K. (2006). A prospective study of the efficacy of routine decontamination for gastrointestinal endoscopes and the risk factors for failure. American journal of infection control, 34(5), 274-280. [More Information]
  • Cham, B., Vickery, K., Tohidi-Esfahani, R., Cossart, Y. (2006). Delipidation of a hepadnavirus: Viral inactivation and vaccine development. Journal of Virological Methods, 137(1), 160-163.
  • Rose, B., Wilkins, D., Li, W., Tran, N., Thompson, C., Cossart, Y., McGeechan, K., O'Brien, C., Eris, J. (2006). Human Papillomavirus in the Oral Cavity of Patients with and without Renal Transplantation. Transplantation, 82(4), 570-573. [More Information]
  • Welschinger, R., Cossart, Y., Pouliopoulos, J., Dixon, R., Vickery, K. (2006). Identification of T-cell epitopes associated with immunity within the surface protein of duck hepatitis B virus. Journal of Viral Hepatitis, 13(8), 515-522. [More Information]
  • Wildig, J., Michon, P., Siba, P., Mellombo, M., Ura, A., Mueller, I., Cossart, Y. (2006). Parvovirus b19 infection contributes to severe anemia in young children in papua new Guinea. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 194(2), 146-153. [More Information]
  • Cossart, Y. (2006). Research. In Ann Jervie Sefton, Yvonne Cossart, Louise Freckelton (Eds.), 150 years of the Faculty of Medicine, (pp. 125-154). Sydney: Sydney University Press.
  • Cossart, Y. (2006). Research institutes, foundations and benefactions. In Ann Jervie Sefton, Yvonne Cossart, Louise Freckelton (Eds.), 150 years of the Faculty of Medicine, (pp. 155-191). Sydney: Sydney University Press.
  • Tawk, H., Vickery, K., Bisset, L., Lo, S., Selby, W., Cossart, Y., The Infection in Endoscopy, S. (2006). The current pattern of hepatitis B virus infection in Australia. Journal of Viral Hepatitis, 13(3), 206-215. [More Information]
  • Vickery, K., Tohidi-Esfahani, R., Pouliopoulos, J., Welschinger, R., Dixon, R., Deva, A., Cossart, Y. (2006). The effect of surgical immunomodulation on liver inflammation and clearance of DHBV infection. Journal of Medical Virology, 78(12), 1572-1578. [More Information]
  • Tawk, H., Vickery, K., Bisset, L., Selby, W., Cossart, Y., The Infection in Endoscopy, S. (2006). The impact of hepatitis B vaccination in a Western country: recall of vaccination and serological status in Australian adults. Vaccine, 24(8), 1095-1106. [More Information]
  • Vickery, K., Tawk, H., Zou, J., Cossart, Y. (2006). Tweedledum and tweedledee: how well are we controlling hepatitis B and C? 12th International Symposium on Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease (ISVHLD), Netherlands: Elsevier BV.

2005

  • Tawk, H., Vickery, K., Bisset, L., Lo, S., Cossart, Y., Endoscopy Study Group, I. (2005). The significance of transfusion in the past as a risk for current hepatitis B and hepatitis C infection: a study in endoscopy patients. Transfusion, 45(5), 807-13. [More Information]

2004

  • Vickery, K., Bisset, L., Selby, W., West, R., Catterson, D., Cossart, Y. (2004). Blood Borne Virus Transmission During Endoscopy - Viral Prevalence Or Decontamination Breakdown? 11th International Symposium on Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease, Melbourne: Australian Centre for Hepatitis Virology.
  • Vickery, K., Cossart, Y., Zhou, J. (2004). HCV Prevalence In Pregnant Women In Central Sydney. 11th International Symposium on Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease, Melbourne: Australian Centre for Hepatitis Virology.
  • Pajkos, A., Vickery, K., Cossart, Y. (2004). Is biofilm accumulation on endoscope tubing a contributor to the failure of cleaning and decontamination. Journal of hospital infection, 58(3), 224-229. [More Information]
  • Vickery, K., Pajkos, A., Cossart, Y. (2004). Removal Of Biofilm From Endoscopes: Evaluation Of Detergent Efficiency. American journal of infection control, 32(3), 170-176. [More Information]
  • Pouliopoulos, J., Welschinger, R., Deva, A., Dixon, R., Cossart, Y., Vickery, K. (2004). The Effect Of Bursectomy And Thymectomy On Dhbv Infection. 11th International Symposium on Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease, Melbourne: Australian Centre for Hepatitis Virology.
  • Li, W., Thompson, C., Cossart, Y., O'Brien, C., McNeil, E., Scolyer, R., Rose, B. (2004). The Expression Of Key Cell Cycle Markers And Presence Of Human Papillomavirus In Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Tonsil. Head and Neck, 26(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Li, W., Thompson, C., Cossart, Y., O'Brien, C., Liu, J., Scolyer, R., Carter, J., Dalrymple, C., Rose, B. (2004). The Site Of Infection And Ethnicity Of The Patient Influence The Biological Pathways To Hpv-Induced Mucosal Cancer. Modern Pathology, 17(9), 1031-1037.
  • Welschinger, R., Pouliopoulos, J., Cossart, Y., Vickery, K. (2004). The T-Cell Response Of Ducks To Duck Hepatitis B Virus (DHBV) And The Production Of An Associated DNA Vaccine. 11th International Symposium on Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease, Melbourne: Australian Centre for Hepatitis Virology.

2003

  • Li, W., Thompson, C., Xin, D., Cossart, Y., O'Brien, C., McNeil, E., Gao, K., Scolyer, R., Rose, B. (2003). Absence of human papillomavirus in tonsillar squamous cell carcinomas from Chinese patients. The American Journal of Pathology: cellular and molecular biology of disease, 163(6), 2185-2189.
  • Pajkos, A., Deva, A., Vickery, K., Cope, C., Chang, L., Cossart, Y. (2003). Detection of subclinical infection in significant breast implant capsules. Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery, 111(5), 1605-1611.
  • Li, W., Thompson, C., O'Brien, C., McNeil, E., Scolyer, R., Cossart, Y., Veness, M., Walker, D., Morgan, G., Rose, B. (2003). Human papillomavirus positivity predicts favourable outcome for squamous carcinoma of the tonsil. International Journal of Cancer, 106(4), 553-558. [More Information]

2002

  • Watts, K., Thompson, C., Cossart, Y., Rose, B. (2002). Sequence variation and physical state of human papillomavirus type 16 cervical cancer isolates from Australia and New Caledonia. International Journal of Cancer, 97(6), 868-874. [More Information]

2001

  • Lee, S., Rose, B., Thompson, C., Cossart, Y. (2001). Plantar warts of defined aetiology in adults and unresponsiveness to low dose cimetidine. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 42(3), 220-221.
  • Beeby, P., Spencer, J., Cossart, Y. (2001). Risk of hepatitis C virus infection in multiply transfused premature neonates. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 37, 244-246.
  • Watts, K., Thompson, C., Cossart, Y. (2001). Variable Oncogene Promoter Activity of Human Papillomavirus Type 16 Cervical Cancer Isolates from Australia. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 39, No. 5, 2009-2014.
  • Watts, K., Thompson, C., Cossart, Y., Rose, B. (2001). Variable oncogene promoter activity of human papillomavirus type 16 cervical cancer isolates from Australia. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 39, 2009-2014.

2000

  • Latt, N., Spencer, D., Beeby, P., McCaughan, G., Saunders, J., Collins,, E., Cossart, Y. (2000). Hepatitis C in injecting drug-using women during and after pregnancy. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 15, 175-181.
  • Rose, B., Thompson, C., Tattersall, M., O'Brien, C., Cossart, Y. (2000). Squamous Carcinoma of the Head and Neck: Molecular Mechanisms and Potential Biomarkers. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 70, 601-606.

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