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  • Bond University, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine

    4229 Gold Coast

    Australia

Accepting PhD Students

  • 943 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
1994 …2020

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Research Output

2020

A Pilot retrospective analysis of alpha-blockers on recurrence in men with localised prostate cancer treated with radiotherapy

Hart, J., Spencer, B., McDermott, C., Chess-Williams, R., Sellers, D. J., Christie, D. & Anoopkumar-Dukie, S., 18 May 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 1, 7 p., 8191.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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1 Citation (Scopus)
32 Downloads (Pure)

Hypersensitivity of bladder low threshold, wide dynamic range, afferent fibres following treatment with the chemotherapeutic drugs cyclophosphamide and ifosfamide

Mills, K., West, E., Grundy, L., McDermott, C., Sellers, D. J., Rose’Meyer, R. & Chess-Williams, R., 1 Aug 2020, In : Archives of Toxicology. 94, 8, p. 2785-2797 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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2019

Acrolein, the toxic urinary metabolite of cyclophosphamide, causes physiological changes to bladder function

Sellers, D. J., Chess-Williams, R., McDermott, C. & West, E., 2019, In : Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal. 25, 4, p. 96-97 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

Can the beneficial effects of tamsulosin on the overactive bladder be explained by an effect on bladder blood flow?

Nilsson, D., Sellers, D. J. & Chess-Williams, R., 2019, In : Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal. 25, 4, p. 98-99 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

Emotional versus physical stress in mice: Impact on bladder function

West, E., Sellers, D. J., Chess-Williams, R. & McDermott, C., 2019, In : Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal. 25, 4, p. 95-96 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

Psychological stress and recovery: compensation to overcome bladder overactivity in mice

West, E., Chess-Williams, R., Sellers, D. J. & McDermott, C., 2019, In : Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal. 25, 4, p. 93-94 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

Purinergic receptor mediated calcium signalling in urothelial cells

Chess-Williams, R., Sellers, D. J., Brierley, S. M., Grundy, D. & Grundy, L., 6 Nov 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 10 p., 16101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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3 Citations (Scopus)
115 Downloads (Pure)
2018
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3 Citations (Scopus)
183 Downloads (Pure)

A central role for Toll-like 4 receptors in interstitial cystitis?

Sellers, D. J., McDermott, C. & Chess-Williams, R., 1 Oct 2018, In : American Journal of Physiology - Renal Physiology. 315, 4, p. F910-F912

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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1 Citation (Scopus)
87 Downloads (Pure)

Altered ureteral contractility with ageing: Role of the rho-kinase pathway

Lim, I., Chess-Williams, R. & Sellers, D., 1 Apr 2018, In : Mechanisms of Ageing and Development. 171, p. 31-36 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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2 Citations (Scopus)
176 Downloads (Pure)
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2 Citations (Scopus)
202 Downloads (Pure)
3 Citations (Scopus)

Modulation of lower urinary tract smooth muscle contraction and relaxation by the urothelium

Sellers, D., Chess-Williams, R. & Michel, M. C., Jul 2018, In : Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archives of Pharmacology. 391, 7, p. 675-694 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

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8 Citations (Scopus)
202 Downloads (Pure)

NKA enhances bladder-afferent mechanosensitivity via urothelial and detrusor activation

Grundy, L., Chess-Williams, R., Brierley, S. M., Mills, K., Moore, K. H., Mansfield, K., Rose’Meyer, R., Sellers, D. J. & Grundy, D., 5 Oct 2018, In : American Journal of Physiology - Renal Physiology. 315, 4, p. F1174-F1185

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

The mucosal lining of the internal anal sphincter inhibits contractility

Dixelius, O., Winder, M., Hausman, N., Sellers, D. J. & Chess-Williams, R., 2018, In : Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal. 24, 3, p. 80-81 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

α1L-adrenoceptors mediate contraction of human erectile tissue

Davis, B. J., Chapple, C. R., Sellers, D. J., Naylor, A. L., Sillar, D., Campbell, A. & Chess-Williams, R., 1 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Pharmacological Sciences. 137, 4, p. 366-371 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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4 Citations (Scopus)
109 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Effect of short-term androgen deficiency on bladder contractility and urothelial mediator release

Bravo, G., Massa, H., Rose’Meyer, R., Chess-Williams, R., McDermott, C. & Sellers, D. J., May 2017, In : Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archives of Pharmacology. 390, 5, p. 547-556 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Inhibitory effect of the urothelium/lamina propria on female porcine urethral contractility & effect of age

Folasire, O. S., Chess-Williams, R. & Sellers, D. J., 1 Sep 2017, In : Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology. 44, 9, p. 954-960 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Inhibitory effect of the mucosa on contractile responses of the internal anal sphincter

Dixelius, O., Chess-Williams, R., Winder, M. & Sellers, D., Aug 2016, In : Neurourology and Urodynamics. 35, S4, p. S414-S415 2 p., 457.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

Testosterone differentially regulates targets of lipid and glucose metabolism in liver, muscle and adipose tissues of the testicular feminised mouse

Kelly, D. M., Akhtar, S., Sellers, D. J., Muraleedharan, V., Channer, K. S. & Jones, T. H., 1 Nov 2016, In : Endocrine. 54, 2, p. 504-515 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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26 Citations (Scopus)
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7 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Desensitisation of urethral smooth muscle: Interaction between adrenoceptor and muscarinic receptor mediated pathways

Folasire, O., Sellers, D. & Chess-Williams, R., Aug 2015, In : Neurourology and Urodynamics. 34, S3, p. S374-S375 2 p., 470.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

Functional and radioligand binding characterization of the α1L-adrenoceptor subtype of the human vas deferens

Davis, B. J., Wiener, M., Chapple, C. R., Sellers, D. J. & Chess-Williams, R., 1 Apr 2015, In : Autonomic and Autacoid Pharmacology. 34, 3-4, p. 41-49 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Testosterone suppresses the expression of regulatory enzymes of fatty acid synthesis and protects against hepatic steatosis in cholesterol-fed androgen deficient mice

Kelly, D. M., Nettleship, J. E., Akhtar, S., Muraleedharan, V., Sellers, D. J., Brooke, J. C., McLaren, D. S., Channer, K. S. & Jones, T. H., 30 Jul 2014, In : Life Sciences. 109, 2, p. 95-103 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

43 Citations (Scopus)
2013

OnabotulinumtoxinA significantly attenuates bladder afferent nerve firing and inhibits ATP release from the urothelium

Collins, V. M., Daly, D. M., Liaskos, M., McKay, N. G., Sellers, D., Chapple, C. & Grundy, D., Nov 2013, In : BJU International. 112, 7, p. 1018-1026 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

52 Citations (Scopus)

Phasic contractions in urinary bladder from juvenile versus adult pigs

Vahabi, B., Sellers, D. J., Bijos, D. A. & Drake, M. J., 13 Mar 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 3, 10 p., e58611.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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11 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)

The effects of DMSO treatment on urothelial/lamina propria activity

Moro, C., Sellers, D. J. & Chess-Williams, R., 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

2012

Botulinum neurotoxin A (BoNT/A) attenuates bladder afferent nerve firing and prevents ATP release from the urothelium

Daly, D. M., Collins, V. M., McKay, N. G., Sellers, D. J., Chapple, C. & Grundy, D., Feb 2012, In : European Urology, Supplements. 11, 1, p. e374-e374 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

Effect of testosterone on inflammatory markers in the development of early atherogenesis in the testicular-feminized mouse model

Kelly, D. M., Sellers, D. J., Woodroofe, M. N., Jones, T. H. & Channer, K. S., 20 Nov 2012, In : Endocrine Research. 38, 3, p. 125-138 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of low testosterone and a selective androgen receptor modulator on nerve-evoked and phasic contractions of the bladder

Sellers, D., Rose'Meyer, R., Du Toit, E. & Donner, D., Aug 2012, In : Neurourology and Urodynamics. 31, 6, p. 897-898 2 p., 132.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Muscarinic agonists and antagonists: Effects on the urinary bladder

Sellers, D. J. & Chess-Williams, R., 2012, Muscarinic Receptors. Fryer, A. D., Christopoulos, A. & Nathanson, N. M. (eds.). Germany: Springer, Vol. 208. p. 375-400 26 p. (Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology; vol. 208).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

31 Citations (Scopus)

Muscarinic receptor subtypes in the human prostate; characterisation by radioligand binding

Warre, R., Sellers, D. J., Chapple, C. R. & Chess-Williams, R., Feb 2012, In : European Urology, Supplements. 11, 1, p. E109-U488 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

Nerve-evoked and phasic contractions of the rat bladder: Effects of low testosterone and treatment with the selective and rogen receptor modulator trenbolone

Sellers, D. J., Rose'meyer, R., Du Toit, J. & Donner, D., 2012, p. 207-207. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

2011

Characterisation of Muscarinic Receptor Substypes in the Prostate by Radioligand Binding

Sellers, D. J., Warre, R. & Chess-Williams, R., 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

Cholinergic modulation of spontaneous contractions in the pig bladder: The role of the mucosa in the different bladder regions

Nyamwaro, H., Lawson, K., Sellers, D. J., Chapple, C. & McKay, N. G., 2011. 1 p.

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Increased Phasic Contractions in Isolated Bladder Strips from an Obese Rat Model

Sellers, D. J., Donner, D., Du Toit, J., Rose'meyer, R. & Farr, S., 2011, p. 71-71. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

Phasic activity of urinary bladder smooth muscle in the streptozotocin-induced diabetic rat: Effect of potassium channel modulators

Vahabi, B., Lawson, K., McKay, N. G. & Sellers, D. J., 25 Jun 2011, In : European Journal of Pharmacology. 660, 2-3, p. 431-437 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

The Lamina Propria is responsible for the General of the Spontaneous Contractile Activity of the Urothelium/Lamina Propria

Moro, C., Sellers, D. J. & Chess-Williams, R., 2011, p. 66-66. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

The role of c-kit-positive interstitial cells in mediating phasic contractions of bladder strips from streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

Vahabi, B., McKay, N. G., Lawson, K. & Sellers, D. J., May 2011, In : BJU International. 107, 9, p. 1480-1487 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

29 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Attenuation of sensory afferent nerve firing by brefeldin-A in an ex vivo mouse bladder model

Collins, V. M., Chapple, C. R., McKay, N. G., Sellers, D. J. & Grundy, D., 2010, In : European Urology, Supplements. 9, 2, p. 72-72 1 p., 126.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearch

Diabetes induced changes in rat mesenchymal stem cells

Stolzing, A., Sellers, D., Llewelyn, O. & Scutt, A., 2010, In : Cells Tissues Organs. 191, 6, p. 453-65 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

97 Citations (Scopus)

Investigating the atheroprotective effect of testosterone: Role in modulation of inflammatory markers in the development of early atherogenesis in the testicular feminised mouse model

Sellers, D. J., Woodroofe, M. N., Jones, T. H., Channer, K. S. & Kelly, D. M., 2010, p. 12-12. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

Phasic contractions of the pig bladder: Functional heterogeneity between bladder regions and the role of the mucosa

Nyamwaro, H., McKay, N. G., Lawson, K., Chapple, C. R. & Sellers, D. J., 2010, In : European Urology, Supplements. 9, 2, p. 71-71 1 p., 123.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

Spontaneous activity in isolated bladder strips from the streptozotocin-induced diabetic rat: Effect of cholinergic modulation and the mucosa

Sellers, D. J., McKay, N. G., Lawson, K. & Vahabi, B., 2010, p. 13-13. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

The beta3-adrenoceptor mediates the inhibitory effects of beta-adrenoceptor agonists via the urothelium in pig bladder dome

Masunaga, K., Chapple, C. R., McKay, N. G., Yoshida, M. & Sellers, D. J., Sep 2010, In : Neurourology and Urodynamics. 29, 7, p. 1320-5 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

42 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Impairment of rectal afferent mechanosensitivity in experimental diabetes in the rat

Beyak, M. J., Bulmer, D. C. E., Sellers, D. & Grundy, D., Jun 2009, In : Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 21, 6, p. 678-681 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Spontaneous contractions of the pig urinary bladder: The effect of ATP-sensitive potassium channels and the role of the mucosa

Akino, H., Chapple, C. R., McKay, N. G., Cross, R. L., Murakami, S., Yokoyama, O., Chess-Williams, R. & Sellers, D. J., Nov 2008, In : BJU International. 102, 9, p. 1168-1174 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

31 Citations (Scopus)
2007

The role of the urothelium in mediating bladder responses to isoprenaline

Murakami, S., Chapple, C. R., Akino, H., Sellers, D. J. & Chess-Williams, R., Mar 2007, In : BJU International. 99, 3, p. 669-673 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

53 Citations (Scopus)