Higher Degree by Research Candidate
Adelaide Medical School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
The main aim of my PhD is to understand mechanisms of persistence, reactivation and eradication of Staphylococci in orthopedic infections, especially the intracellular persistence of SCV and VBNC Staphylococcus aureus in osteocytes.
Language Competency English Can read, write, speak and understand spoken German Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
Date Institution name Country Title 2015 - 2017 Free University of Berlin Germany Graduate studies in pharmacy 2013 - 2015 Philipp University of Marburg Germany Undergraduate studies in pharmacy
Date Title Institution name Country 2019 Pharmacist Lageso Berlin Germany
Year Citation 2022 Zelmer, A. R., Nelson, R., Richter, K., & Atkins, G. J. (2022). Can intracellular Staphylococcus aureus in osteomyelitis be treated using current antibiotics? A systematic review and narrative synthesis. Bone Research, 10(53), 1-18.
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2021 Ormsby, R. T., Zelmer, A. R., Yang, D., Gunn, N. J., Starczak, Y., Kidd, S. P., . . . Atkins, G. J. (2021). Evidence for osteocyte-mediated bone-matrix degradation associated with periprosthetic joint infection (PJI). European Cells and Materials, 41, 264-280.
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2021 Gunn, N. J., Zelmer, A. R., Kidd, S. P., Solomon, L. B., Roscioli, E., Yang, D., & Atkins, G. J. (2021). A Human Osteocyte Cell Line Model for Studying Staphylococcus aureus Persistence in Osteomyelitis. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 11, 10 pages.
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AMS/Biomedicine Publication Awards (2022)
Adelaide Medical School/Biomedicine Research Travel Awards - Issued by University of Adelaide (2022)
ON/ICORS Internatoinal Education Scholarship - Issued by Orthoregeneration Network (ON) and International Combined Orthopaedic Research Societies (ICORS) (2022)
Travel Award - Issued by Australian & New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (2022)
Lab instructor and supervisor for Physiology 2A and 2B, 2021-ongoing
Lab instructor and supervisor for Foundation in Medicine and Medical Studies 1, 2022-ongoing
3rd year research placement student supervision, 2021
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2020 - ongoing Representative Branch Committee, Australian Society for Microbiology SA/NT Australian Society for Microbiology Australia 2020 - ongoing Member Hespa: Health Science Postgraduate Association University of Adelaide, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Australia
Date Role Membership Country 2017 - ongoing Member German Society for Pharmacy: Deutsche Pharmzeutische Gesellschaft (DPHG) Germany
Date Title Engagement Type Institution Country 2020 - ongoing Country Fire service fire fighter Public Community Engagement Country Fire service Australia
Date Event Name Event Type Institution Country 2020 - 2020 Science Alive Exhibition Australian Society for Microbiology Australia 2020 - 2020 Florey Postgraduate Research Conference Conference University of Adelaide Australia 2020 - ongoing Centre for Orthopaedic & Trauma Research Research Day Colloquium University of Adelaide -
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