Adrian Abdo

Dr Adrian Abdo

Postdoctoral Researcher

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2021 Postdoctoral Researcher University of Adelaide
    2018 - 2020 Research Officer University of Adelaide
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2013 Distinction Dean's Merit Award UTS Australia
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2014 - 2018 University of Sydney Australia PhD
    2013 - 2013 UTS Australia First Class Honours in Medical Science
    2010 - 2012 UTS Australia Bachelor of Medical Science
  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2021 Abdo, A. I., Tran, H. B., Hodge, S., Beltrame, J. F., & Zalewski, P. D. (2021). Zinc homeostasis alters zinc transporter protein expression in vascular endothelial and smooth muscle cells. Biological Trace Element Research, 199(6), 1-14.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2 Europe PMC1
    2021 Zalewski, P. D., Tvorogova, Z., Abdo, A., Wawer, A. A., Hodge, S., Murgia, C., . . . Beltrame, J. F. (2021). Harvesting endothelial cells during routine invasive coronary procedures. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 77(24), 3136-3138.
    2020 Tran, H. B., Macowan, M. G., Abdo, A., Donnelley, M., Parsons, D., & Hodge, S. (2020). Enhanced inflammasome activation and reduced sphingosine-1 phosphate S1P signalling in a respiratory mucoobstructive disease model. Journal of Inflammation (United Kingdom), 17(1), 16.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS4 Europe PMC1
    2019 Vallejo, A., Chami, B., Dennis, J. M., Simone, M., Ahmad, G., Abdo, A. I., . . . Witting, P. K. (2019). NFκB inhibition mitigates serum amyloid a-induced pro-atherogenic responses in endothelial cells and leukocyte adhesion and adverse changes to endothelium function in isolated aorta. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 20(1), 18.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS3 Europe PMC3
    2018 Zalewski, P. D., Beltrame, J. F., Wawer, A. A., Abdo, A. I., & Murgia, C. (2018). Roles for endothelial zinc homeostasis in vascular physiology and coronary artery disease. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 59(21), 3511-3525.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS7 Europe PMC6
    2017 Abdo, A., Rayner, B., van Reyk, D., & Hawkins, C. (2017). Low-density lipoprotein modified by myeloperoxidase oxidants induces endothelial dysfunction. Redox Biology, 13, 623-632.
    DOI Scopus15 WoS18 Europe PMC8
  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2021 Abdo, A., Schmitt-John, T., & Richter, K. (2021). Plasma-activated water as a new weapon against multidrug-resistant bacteria. Poster session presented at the meeting of Abstracts of the 31st annual European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID 2021), as published in EMJ Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. virtual online: European Medical Group.
    2019 Hai, B. T., Abdo, A., Jaghoori, A., Jakobczak, R., Beltrame, J. F., Hodge, S., & Zalewski, P. D. (2019). IS ZINC A NOVEL VASCULAR SIGNALING MESSENGER AND TARGET IN PULMONARY HYPERTENSION?. Poster session presented at the meeting of RESPIROLOGY. WILEY.
    2019 Tran, H. B., Macowan, M., Abdo, A., Donnelley, M., Parsons, D., & Hodge, S. (2019). Airway inflammasome activation and dysregulated S1P signalling associated with mucus obstruction in a cystic fibrosis-like mouse model.. Poster session presented at the meeting of Respirology. Wiley.
    2016 Abdo, A. I., Rayner, B. S., van Reyk, D. M., & Hawkins, C. L. (2016). Modification of Low-Density Lipoprotein by Myeloperoxidase Oxidants - a Pathway to Endothelial Dysfunction in Atherosclerosis?. Poster session presented at the meeting of FREE RADICAL BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE. ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC.
  • Associate Investigator of Women's and Children's Foundation Research Project Grant - $100,000 (2020)
  • National Heart Foundation of Australia - Tom Simpson Trust Fund - Equipment Grant - $15,750 (2019)
  • Other Supervision Activities

    Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name
    2020 - 2020 Co-Supervisor Novel treatment to prevent cardiovascular disease in Type 2 diabetes Basil Hetzel Institute Honours Full Time Emily Kovacev
  • Position: Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Phone: 82226095
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  • Building: Basil Hetzel Institute, floor 2
  • Org Unit: Medical Studies

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