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  • Bond University, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine

    4229 Gold Coast

    Australia

  • 536 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
19992020

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Personal profile

Research interests

My reasearh interests are focused around the study of biomolecular interactions. These include developing cancer therapeutics, natural products to treat diseases and design of anti-adhesive agents to combat bacterial infection. Much of this research utilises rational drug design approaches & molecular modelling techniques. In addition I have a number of research projects which utilise anayltical instrumentation to quantify & identify components in biological, plant or supplement samples such as the analysis of ginger supplements and pre-workout supplements, Recently my research is expanding to include analysis of gut microbiome and DNA sequencing to understand the impact of changes in gut microflora and disease.

My PhD (Swinburne University, Melbourne) focussed on designing GST inhibitors as effective adjuncts to chemotherapy.

I have successfully supervised numerous Honours, Masters and PhD studentsh to completion.

I have a number of national and international collaborations/associations Meijo University, Nagoya, Kapan, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Centre for Urology Research at Bond University and the Molecular Dynamics Group, School of Chemistry, University of Queensland.

Statement for HDR students

I have a number of either lab-based, as well as computer-based research projects, which span a broad range of topics from

  • analysis of biological samples for key metabolites and supplements using HPLC,
  • design of peptides as anti-bacterial agents,
  • design of compounds that prevent bacterial adhesion,
  • Determination of the Biological Variation in Vitamin D

Students will have the opportunity to gain valuable and translatable research skills, which will enhance their future prospects, as well as the potential for publications.

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Projects

Nutrition Research for Digestive Health

Marshall, S., Crichton, M., Campbell, K., Lohning, A., Marx, W., Van der Meij, B., Angus, R. & Canavan, R.

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Project: Research

Research Output

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use During Chemotherapy: Patient Perspectives, Experiences, and Support Needs

Crichton, M., Strike, K., Isenring, E., Marx, W., Lohning, A. E. & Marshall, S., Aug 2020, In : Nutrition and Dietetics. 77, S1, p. 26 180.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

Open Access
  • Complementary and alternative medicine use during chemotherapy: the dietitian’s role

    Crichton, M., Strike, K., Isenring, E., Marx, W., Lohning, A. E. & Marshall, S., 26 Aug 2020, In : Nutrition and Dietetics. 77, S1, p. 26 180.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
  • Mobile phones represent a pathway for microbial transmission: A scoping review

    Olsen, M., Campos, M., Lohning, A., Jones, P., Legget, J., Bannach-Brown, A., McKirdy, S., Alghafri, R. & Tajouri, L., 1 May 2020, In : Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease. 35, 101704.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Supplemental prophylactic intervention for chemotherapy-induced nausea and emesis (SPICE) trial: Protocol for a multicentre double-blind placebo-controlled randomised trial

    Marx, W., McCarthy, A. L., Marshall, S., Crichton, M., Molassiotis, A., Ried, K., Bird, R., Lohning, A. & Isenring, E., 1 Feb 2020, In : Nutrition and Dietetics. 77, 1, p. 144-150 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    The effect of ginger on chronic disease: a meta-review

    Crichton, M., Marx, W., Lohning, A. E., Isenring, E. & Marshall, S., Aug 2020, In : Nutrition and Dietetics. 77, S1, p. 29-27 2 p., 184.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
  • Activities

    • 5 Peer-review
    • 1 Invited talk

    Ginger as an Anti-Emetic for Chemotherapy-induced Nausea & Vomiting

    Anna Lohning (Speaker)

    28 Aug 201731 Aug 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Journal of Medicinal Chemistry (Journal)

    Anna Lohning (Reviewer)

    7 May 2017

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer-review

    International Journal of Molecular Sciences (Journal)

    Anna Lohning (Reviewer)

    26 May 2017

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer-review

    Molecular Nutrition & Food Research (Journal)

    Anna Lohning (Reviewer)

    1 May 2018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer-review

    Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling (Journal)

    Anna Lohning (Reviewer)

    14 Mar 2018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer-review