Publications list for Professor Diona Damian

2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008


  • Song, E., Gordon-Thomson, C., Cole, L., Stern, H., Halliday, G., Damian, D., Reeve, V., Mason, R. (2013), 1α,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D(3) reduces several types of UV-induced DNA damage and contributes to photoprotection. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 136, 131-138. [Abstract]
  • Cho, E., Moloney, F., Cai, H., Au-Yeung, A., China, C., Scolyer, R., Yosufi, B., Raftery, M., Deng, J., Morton, S., Hammond, P., Arkenau, H., Damian, D., Francis, D., Chesterman, C., Barnetson, R., Halliday, G., Khachigian, L. (2013), Safety and tolerability of an intratumorally injected DNAzyme, Dz13, in patients with nodular basal-cell carcinoma: a phase 1 first-in-human trial (DISCOVER). Lancet. 381(9880), 1835-1843. [Abstract]
  • Chen, A., Halliday, G., Damian, D. (2013), Non-melanoma skin cancer: carcinogenesis and chemoprevention. Pathology. 45(3), 331-341. [Abstract]
  • Surjana, D., Halliday, G., Damian, D. (2013), Nicotinamide enhances repair of ultraviolet radiation-induced dna damage in human keratinocytes and ex vivo skin. Carcinogenesis. 34(5), 1144-1149. [Abstract]


  • Thanos, S., Halliday, G., Damian, D. (2012), Nicotinamide Reduces Photodynamic Therapy-Induced Immunosuppression In Humans. British Journal of Dermatology. 167(3), 631-636. [Abstract]
  • Halliday, G., Damian, D., Rana, S., Byrne, S. (2012), The suppressive effects of ultraviolet radiation on immunity in the skin and internal organs: Implications for autoimmunity. Journal of Dermatological Science. 66(3), 176-182. [Abstract]
  • Surjana, D., Halliday, G., Martin, A., Moloney, F., Damian, D. (2012), Oral nicotinamide reduces actinic keratoses in phase II double-blinded randomized controlled trials. Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 132(5), 1497-1500. [Abstract]


  • Damian, D., Thompson, J. (2011), Topical diphencyprone immunotherapy for a large primary melanoma on an elderly leg. American Journal of Clinical Dermatology. 12(6), 403-404. [Abstract]
  • Halliday, G., Byrne, S., Damian, D. (2011), Ultraviolet a radiation: its role in immunosuppression and carcinogenesis. Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. 30(4), 214-221. [Abstract]
  • Damian, D., Saw, R. (2011), Dramatic regression of cutaneous, nodal, and visceral melanoma metastases. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 65(3), 665-666. [Abstract]
  • Frost, G., Halliday, G., Damian, D. (2011), Photodynamic therapy-induced immunosuppression in humans is prevented by reducing the rate of light delivery. The Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 131(4), 962-968. [Abstract]
  • Damian, D., Matthews, Y., Phan, T., Halliday, G. (2011), An action spectrum for ultraviolet radiation-induced immunosuppression in humans. The British Journal of Dermatology. 164(3), 657-659. [Abstract]
  • Kurien, A., Damian, D., Moloney, F. (2011), Trigeminal trophic syndrome treated with thermoplastic occlusion. Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 52(1), e1-e4. [Abstract]
  • Surjana, D., Damian, D. (2011), Nicotinamide in dermatology and photoprotection. Skinmed. 9(6), 360-365. [Abstract]


  • Martiniuk, F., Damian, D., Thompson, J., Scolyer, R., Tchou-Wong, K., Levis, W. (2010), TH17 is involved in the remarkable regression of metastatic malignant melanoma to topical diphencyprone. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 9(11), 1368-1372. [Abstract]
  • Damian, D., Bertouch, J. (2010), A plethora of protein. The American Journal of Medicine. 123(10), 904-906. [Abstract]
  • Matthews, Y., Halliday, G., Phan, T., Damian, D. (2010), Wavelength dependency for UVA-induced suppression of recall immunity in humans. Journal of dermatological science. 59(3), 192-7. [Abstract]
  • Damian, D., Kim, Y., Dixon, K., Halliday, G., Javeri, A., Mason, R. (2010), Topical calcitriol protects from UV-induced genetic damage but suppresses cutaneous immunity in humans. Experimental dermatology. 19(8), e23-30. [Abstract]
  • Matthews, Y., Halliday, G., Phan, T., Damian, D. (2010), A UVB Wavelength Dependency for Local Suppression of Recall Immunity in Humans Demonstrates a Peak at 300 nm. The Journal of investigative dermatology. 130(6), 1680-4. [Abstract]
  • Moloney, F., Vestergaard, M., Radojkovic, B., Damian, D. (2010), Randomized, double-blinded, placebo controlled study to assess the effect of topical 1% nicotinamide on actinic keratoses. The British journal of dermatology. 162(5), 1138-9. [Abstract]
  • Damian, D., Matthews, Y., Halliday, G. (2010), Topical riboflavin attenuates ultraviolet B- and ultraviolet A-induced immunosuppression in humans. Photodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photomedicine. 26(2), 66-69. [Abstract]
  • Damian, D. (2010), Photoprotective effects of nicotinamide. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences. 9(4), 578-585. [Abstract]
  • Matthews, Y., Damian, D. (2010), Topical photodynamic therapy is immunosuppressive in humans. The British journal of dermatology. 162(3), 637-41. [Abstract]
  • Christou, E., Damian, D., Thompson, J. (2010), Regressing metastatic melanoma and vitiligo-like depigmentation in an Indigenous Australian. The Medical Journal of Australia. 192(3), 171. [Abstract]
  • Surjana, D., Halliday, G., Damian, D. (2010), Role of nicotinamide in DNA damage, mutagenesis, and DNA repair. Journal of Nucleic Acids. 2010, 157591. [Abstract]
  • Park, J., Halliday, G., Surjana, D., Damian, D. (2010), Nicotinamide Prevents Ultraviolet Radiation-induced Cellular Energy Loss. Photochemistry and photobiology. 86(4), 942-8. [Abstract]


  • Sivapirabu, G., Yiasemides, E., Halliday, G., Park, J., Damian, D. (2009), Topical nicotinamide modulates cellular energy metabolism and provides broad-spectrum protection against ultraviolet radiation-induced immunosuppression in humans. The British journal of dermatology. 161(6), 1357-64. [Abstract]
  • Damian, D., Shannon, K., Saw, R., Thompson, J. (2009), Topical diphencyprone immunotherapy for cutaneous metastatic melanoma. Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 50(4), 266-271. [Abstract]
  • Damian, D., Yiasemides, E., Gupta, S., Armour, K. (2009), Ultrasound therapy for lipodermatosclerosis. Archives of dermatology. , 330-2. [Abstract]
  • de Zwaan, S., Iland, H., Damian, D. (2009), Treatment of refractory pyoderma gangrenosum with intravenous immunoglobulin. The Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 50(1), 56-59. [Abstract]
  • McCombie, A., Mason, R., Damian, D. (2009), Vitamin D deficiency in Sydney skin cancer patients. The Medical Journal of Australia. , 102. [Abstract]
  • Yiasemides, E., Sivapirabu, G., Halliday, G., Park, J., Damian, D. (2009), Oral nicotinamide protects against ultraviolet radiation-induced immunosuppression in humans. Carcinogenesis. 30(1), 101-5. [Abstract]


  • Halpagi, P., Grigg, J., Klistorner, A., Damian, D. (2008), Night blindness following low-dose isotretinoin. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV. , 893-4. [Abstract]
  • Damian, D., Patterson, C., Stapelberg, M., Park, J., Barnetson, R., Halliday, G. (2008), UV Radiation-Induced Immunosuppression Is Greater in Men and Prevented by Topical Nicotinamide. The Journal of investigative dermatology. 128(2), 447-54. [Abstract]
  • Wiener, M., Damian, D., Thompson, J. (2008), Systemic phototoxicity following intralesional rose bengal for subcutaneous melanoma metastases. Dermatology. , 361-362. [Abstract]