Our research

CACHSR Grants

Over the past four years, the Centre Steering Committee approved following joint research grants with seed funding from the University of South Australia and Shandong University. In addition to exciting research, these 35 projects are leading to student and staff exchange, publications, and conference presentations.

SDU applicant

Affiliation

UniSA Applicant

Affiliation

Project Title

Funded in 2016

Professor Guisen Zhao

SPS

Dr Manjun Li

PMB

Preventive effect and mechanism of Liuwei Dihuang Wan on osteoporosis induced by multicycle methotrexate chemotherapy

Dr Weiwei Li

Qilu Hospital

A/Prof John Hayball

PMB

Potential therapeutic function of ghrelin in prosthetic loosening through interacting with HMGB1

Prof. Guangxi Zhai

SPS

Dr Larisa Bobrvskaya and Prof Xin Fu

PMB

Intranasal delivery of novel formulations of curcumin for treatment Parkinson’s disease

Prof. Xinyong Liu

SPS

Dr May Song

PMB

Synthesis and Evaluation of Thiophene Pyrimidine Derivatives as HIV 1 NNRTI

Dr. Chunhui Liu

SPS

Dr Nicky Thomas

PMB

Biodegradable carbohydrate-based polymers as smart and novel delivery systems for the infected wound

Prof Zhao-Peng Liu

SPS

A Prof Paul Anderson

PMB

Synthesis and Biological Evaluations of Novel Vitamin D Analogues as CYP24 Inhibitors

Prof Sun Qiang

SP Health

Dr Tuan Anh Nguyen

PMB

Use of medicines with anticholinergic and sedative effects in people with dementia in China and Vietnam

Prof Fengshan Wang

SPS

Prof Xin-Fu

PMB

Study on the anti-Alzheimer¢s disease activity and mechanism of chondroitin sulfate oligosaccharides

Funded in 2015

Professor Guisen Zhao

School of Pharm Sci.

Professor Shudong Wang

PMB

Evaluation of 6r as a potential new treatment for prostate cancer

Prof Lan Xiang

School of Pharm Sci.

Dr Rietie Venter

PMB

Biological activity of the medicinal plant Portulaca oleracea against drug resistant superbugs

Professor Lingzhong Xu and Dr Long Sun

Social Medicine and Health Services Management

Dr Elizabeth Buckley and Dr Natasha Howard

HSC

Non-communicable disease surveillance systems: A comparison between South Australia and Shandong, China

Prof Na Zhang

School of Pharm Sci.

Dr May Song

PMB

Ova-loaded pH/enzyme dual sensitive micelle as novel cancer vaccine to facilitate CD8+ T cell differentiation

Prof Zhonghao Li

School of Chemistry and Chemical Eng.

Prof Sanjay Garg

PMB

Functional graphene oxide and reduced graphene oxide as nanocarriers of anticancer drugs for cancer therapy

Dr Yunpeng Zhao 

Department of Orthopaedics

A Prof Krasimir Vasilev

ITEE

Novel micro-needle delivery technology for osteoarthritis treatment

Prof Lingbing Li

School of Pharm Sci.

Prof Clive Prestidge

PMB

Oral Chemotherapy for Colorectal Cancer Is Possible - A Combined Lipophilic Prodrug and Nanomedicine Approach to Enable Intravenous to Oral Conversion

Funded in 2014

Juzheng Sheng

School of Pharm Sci.

Brian Dale

PMB

Synthesis of homogenous low molecular weight heparin (LMWH)anticoagulant and development of an enzyme-based method for the neutralization of LMWH anticoagulant activity

Minyong Li

School of Pharm Sci.

Hugo Albrecht

PMB

Novel assays for characterisation and identification of allosteric Mnk inhibitiors for cancer treatment

Xiao Wang

School of Medicine

John Hayball

PMB

Development of a novel viral-vector based human papilloma virus therapeutic vaccine

Peihong Fan

School of Pharm Sci.

Larisa Bobrovskaya

PMB

Testing neuroprotective properties of natural products from Chinese herbs in cellular models of Parkinson's disease

Yuxia Luan

School of Pharm Sci.

May Song

PMB

pH sensitive PEG-PCL-PGA polypeptide-based polymersome as anticancer drugs carrier

Lupei Du

School of Pharm Sci.

Sanjay Garg

PMB

Pharmaceutical development and pharmacological validation of SDUD-23,a TrxR inhibitor with anti-cancer potential

Xun Li

School of Pharm Sci.

Sally Plush

PMB

Investigate novel luminescent lanthanide coordination compounds as potential diagnostic agents

Jun Peng

Qilu Hospital

Shudong Wang

PMB

Evaluation of CDK9 inhibitors for treatment of acute mylogenous leukaemia(AML)

Aixin Song

Key Lab of Colloid and Interface Chemistry

Timothy Barnes

PMB

Ionic liquid-based therapeutic carriers for biopharmaceutical delivery

Qiang Sun

School of Public Health

Tuan Anh Nguyen

PMB

Access to essential medicines for older people in the Asia Pacific Region

Funded in 2013

Xiuli Guo

School of Pharm Sci.

Hugo Albrecht

PMB

Targeting prostate cancer cells with receptor guided nanoparticles using docetaxel

Xue-Sen Wen

School of Pharm Sci.

Cori Xian

PMB

Liuwei Dihuang Wan and its modified preparation in attenuating side effects of methotrexate chemotherapy

Zhao-Peng Liu

School of Medicine

Howard Morris

PMB

Design and Synthesis of Novel Vitamin D Analogues and Their Effects on a Variety of Biological Activities of the Vitamin D Receptor

Shutao Ma

School of Pharm Sci.

Rietie Venter

PMB

Chemical modification of efflux pump inhibitors with the aim of increasing their reversal of drug resistance in pathogenic bacteria.

Na Zhang

School of Pharm Sci.

Sanjay Garg

PMB

Cetuximab targated immunoliposome with oxaliplatin and irinotecan for metastatic colorectal cancer therapy

Hao Fang

School of Pharm Sci.

Shudong Wang

PMB

Cyclin Dependent Kinases (CDKs) inhibitors for the treatment of breast and prostate cancers

Ke Li

Inst. of Biomedical Eng.

Roger Eston

School of Health Sciences

Effects of Localized Muscle Fatigue on Sensorimotor Function

Guangxu Zhai

School of Pharm Sci.

Kristen Bremmell

PMB

The construction and evaluation in-vitro and in-vivo of Hyaluronic acid quercetin conjugate self- assembled micelles

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