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Professor Lindsay Brown

Professor Lindsay Brown
Name Lindsay Brown
Position Professor (Biomedical Sciences)
Section School of Health and Wellbeing
Office I325
Location Ipswich Campus
Phone +61 7 3812 6366
Extension 6366

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Basic Pharmacology ( 111501 )
  • Nutritional Physiology ( 111103 )

Research interests
Functional foods for the treatment of chronic inflammatory diseases such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, liver disease, arthritis, kidney failure; cardiovascular and endocrine pharmacology

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Agriculture and the Environment (IAgE)

Research most recent
Lim J, Iyer A, Liu L, Suen JY, Lohman R-J, Seow V, Yau M-K, Brown L, Fairlie DP: Diet-induced obesity, adipose inflammation and metabolic dysfunction correlating with PAR2 expression are attenuated by PAR2 antagonism. FASEB Journal 2013;27: 4757-4767.
Diwan V, Gobe G, Brown L: Glibenclamide improves kidney and heart structure and function in the adenine-diet model of chronic kidney disease. Pharmacological Research 2014;79C: 104-110.
Carnahan S, Balzer A, Panchal SK, Brown L: Prebiotics in obesity. Panminerva Medica, 2014;56:165-175.
Diwan V, Small D, Kauter K, Gobe G, Brown L: Gender differences in adenine-induced chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular complications in rats. American Journal of Physiology – Renal Physiology, accepted for publication 8 September 2014; doi:10.1152/ajprenal.00676.2013.

Research most notable
Iyer A, Lim J, Poudyal H, Reid RC, Suen JY, Webster J, Prins JB, Whitehead JP, Fairlie DP, Brown L: An inhibitor of phospholipase A2 group IIa modulates adipocyte signaling and protects against diet-induced metabolic syndrome in rats. Diabetes, 2012;61: 2320-2329.
Poudyal H, Panchal S, Brown L: Comparison of purple carrot juice and ß-carotene in high carbohydrate, high fat diet-fed rat model of metabolic syndrome. British Journal of Nutrition 2010:104; 1322-1332.
Panchal S, Poudyal H, Iyer A, Nazer R, Alam MA, Diwan V, Kauter K, Sernia C, Campbell F, Ward L, Gobe G, Fenning A, Brown L: High carbohydrate-high fat diet-induced metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular remodeling in rats. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, 2011;57: 611-624.

Publications in ePrints

Panchal, Sunil K. and Brown, Lindsay (2020) Anti-inflammatory Components from Functional Foods for Obesity. In: Pathophysiology of Obesity-Induced Health Complications. Advances in Biochemistry in Health and Disease, 19. Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 285-303. ISBN 9783030353575

du Preez, Ryan and Paul, Nicholas and Mouatt, Peter and Majzoub, Marwan E. and Thomas, Torsten and Panchal, Sunil K. and Brown, Lindsay (2020) Carrageenans from the Red Seaweed Sarconema filiforme Attenuate Symptoms of Diet-Induced Metabolic Syndrome in Rats. Marine Drugs, 18 (2):97. pp. 1-26.

Sekar, Sunderajhan and Panchal, Sunil K. and Ghattamaneni, Naga K. R.ORCID: and Brown, Lindsay and Crawford, Ross and Xiao, Yin and Prasadam, Indira (2020) Dietary saturated fatty acids modulate pain behaviour in trauma-induced osteoarthritis in rats. Nutrients, 12 (2):509.

Bhandarkar, Nikhil S. and Mouatt, Peter and Goncalves, Priscila and Thomas, Torsten and Brown, Lindsay and Panchal, Sunil K. (2020) Modulation of gut microbiota by spent coffee grounds attenuates diet-induced metabolic syndrome in rats. The FASEB Journal, 34 (3). pp. 4783-4797. ISSN 0892-6638

Ralph, Nicholas ORCID: and Brown, Lindsay and McKillop, Kristy L. and Duff, Jed and Osborne, SonyaORCID: and Terry, Victoria R. and Edward, Karen-Leigh and King, RachelORCID: and Barui, Edward (2020) Oral nutritional supplements for preventing surgical site infections: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. Systematic Reviews, 9:37. pp. 1-10.

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