Dr Jenny Fung

Research Officer

Institute for Molecular Bioscience
j.fung@imb.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 62612

Overview

Qualifications

  • PhD, The University of Queensland

Publications

  • O’Mara, Tracy A., Glubb, Dylan M., Amant, Frederic, Annibali, Daniela, Ashton, Katie, Attia, John, Auer, Paul L., Beckmann, Matthias W., Black, Amanda, Bolla, Manjeet K., Brauch, Hiltrud, Brenner, Hermann, Brinton, Louise, Buchanan, Daniel D., Burwinkel, Barbara, Chang-Claude, Jenny, Chanock, Stephen J., Chen, Chu, Chen, Maxine M., Cheng, Timothy H. T., Clarke, Christine L., Clendenning, Mark, Cook, Linda S., Couch, Fergus J., Cox, Angela, Crous-Bous, Marta, Czene, Kamila, Day, Felix, Dennis, Joe, Depreeuw, Jeroen, Doherty, Jennifer Anne, Dörk, Thilo, Dowdy, Sean C., Dürst, Matthias, Ekici, Arif B., Fasching, Peter A., Fridley, Brooke L., Friedenreich, Christine M., Fritschi, Lin, Fung, Jenny, García-Closas, Montserrat, Gaudet, Mia M., Giles, Graham G., Goode, Ellen L., Gorman, Maggie, Haiman, Christopher A., Hall, Per, Hankison, Susan E., Healey, Catherine S., Hein, Alexander, Hillemanns, Peter, Hodgson, Shirley, Hoivik, Erling A., Holliday, Elizabeth G., Hopper, John L., Hunter, David J., Jones, Angela, Krakstad, Camilla, Kristensen, Vessela N., Lambrechts, Diether, Marchand, Loic Le, Liang, Xiaolin, Lindblom, Annika, Lissowska, Jolanta, Long, Jirong, Lu, Lingeng, Magliocco, Anthony M., Martin, Lynn, McEvoy, Mark, Meindl, Alfons, Michailidou, Kyriaki, Milne, Roger L., Mints, Miriam, Montgomery, Grant W., Nassir, Rami, Olsson, Håkan, Orlow, Irene, Otton, Geoffrey, Palles, Claire, Perry, John R. B., Peto, Julian, Pooler, Loreall, Prescott, Jennifer, Proietto, Tony, Rebbeck, Timothy R., Risch, Harvey A., Rogers, Peter A. W., Rübner, Matthias, Runnebaum, Ingo, Sacerdote, Carlotta, Sarto, Gloria E., Schumacher, Fredrick, Scott, Rodney J., Setiawan, V. Wendy, Shah, Mitul, Sheng, Xin, Shu, Xiao-Ou, Southey, Melissa C., Swerdlow, Anthony J., Tham, Emma, Trovik, Jone, Turman, Constance, Tyrer, Jonathan P., Vachon, Celine, VanDen Berg, David, Vanderstichele, Adriaan, Wang, Zhaoming, Webb, Penelope M., Wentzensen, Nicolas, Werner, Henrica M. J., Winham, Stacey J., Wolk, Alicja, Xia, Lucy, Xiang, Yong-Bing, Yang, Hannah P., Yu, Herbert, Zheng, Wei, Pharoah, Paul D. P., Dunning, Alison M., Kraft, Peter, De Vivo, Immaculata, Tomlinson, Ian, Easton, Douglas F., Spurdle, Amanda B. and Thompson, Deborah J. (2018) Identification of nine new susceptibility loci for endometrial cancer. Nature Communications, 9 1: 3166. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-05427-7

  • Fung, Jenny N., Mortlock, Sally, Girling, Jane E., Holdsworth-Carson, Sarah J., Teh, Wan Tinn, Zhu, Zhihong, Lukowski, Samuel W., McKinnon, Brett D., McRae, Allan, Yang, Jian, Healey, Martin, Powell, Joseph E., Rogers, Peter A. W. and Montgomery, Grant W (2018) Genetic regulation of disease risk and endometrial gene expression highlights potential target genes for endometriosis and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Scientific Reports, 8 1: 11424. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-29462-y

  • Fung, Jenny N. and Montgomery, Grant W. (2018) Genetics of endometriosis: state of the art on genetic risk factors for endometriosis. Best Practice & Research: Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 50 61-71. doi:10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2018.01.012

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Lee, Sang Hong, Sapkota, Yadav, Fung, Jenny and Montgomery, Grant W. (2017). Genetic biomarkers for endometriosis. In Biomarkers for Endometriosis: State of the Art (pp. 83-93) Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-59856-7_5

  • Fung, Jenny N.T. and Chen, Chen (2012). Endometrial cancer: diagnosis, treatment and prevention. In Hiroto S. Watanabe (Ed.), Horizons in cancer research. Volume 49 (pp. 1-32) Hauppauge, NY, USA: Nova Publishers.

Journal Article

  • O’Mara, Tracy A., Glubb, Dylan M., Amant, Frederic, Annibali, Daniela, Ashton, Katie, Attia, John, Auer, Paul L., Beckmann, Matthias W., Black, Amanda, Bolla, Manjeet K., Brauch, Hiltrud, Brenner, Hermann, Brinton, Louise, Buchanan, Daniel D., Burwinkel, Barbara, Chang-Claude, Jenny, Chanock, Stephen J., Chen, Chu, Chen, Maxine M., Cheng, Timothy H. T., Clarke, Christine L., Clendenning, Mark, Cook, Linda S., Couch, Fergus J., Cox, Angela, Crous-Bous, Marta, Czene, Kamila, Day, Felix, Dennis, Joe, Depreeuw, Jeroen, Doherty, Jennifer Anne, Dörk, Thilo, Dowdy, Sean C., Dürst, Matthias, Ekici, Arif B., Fasching, Peter A., Fridley, Brooke L., Friedenreich, Christine M., Fritschi, Lin, Fung, Jenny, García-Closas, Montserrat, Gaudet, Mia M., Giles, Graham G., Goode, Ellen L., Gorman, Maggie, Haiman, Christopher A., Hall, Per, Hankison, Susan E., Healey, Catherine S., Hein, Alexander, Hillemanns, Peter, Hodgson, Shirley, Hoivik, Erling A., Holliday, Elizabeth G., Hopper, John L., Hunter, David J., Jones, Angela, Krakstad, Camilla, Kristensen, Vessela N., Lambrechts, Diether, Marchand, Loic Le, Liang, Xiaolin, Lindblom, Annika, Lissowska, Jolanta, Long, Jirong, Lu, Lingeng, Magliocco, Anthony M., Martin, Lynn, McEvoy, Mark, Meindl, Alfons, Michailidou, Kyriaki, Milne, Roger L., Mints, Miriam, Montgomery, Grant W., Nassir, Rami, Olsson, Håkan, Orlow, Irene, Otton, Geoffrey, Palles, Claire, Perry, John R. B., Peto, Julian, Pooler, Loreall, Prescott, Jennifer, Proietto, Tony, Rebbeck, Timothy R., Risch, Harvey A., Rogers, Peter A. W., Rübner, Matthias, Runnebaum, Ingo, Sacerdote, Carlotta, Sarto, Gloria E., Schumacher, Fredrick, Scott, Rodney J., Setiawan, V. Wendy, Shah, Mitul, Sheng, Xin, Shu, Xiao-Ou, Southey, Melissa C., Swerdlow, Anthony J., Tham, Emma, Trovik, Jone, Turman, Constance, Tyrer, Jonathan P., Vachon, Celine, VanDen Berg, David, Vanderstichele, Adriaan, Wang, Zhaoming, Webb, Penelope M., Wentzensen, Nicolas, Werner, Henrica M. J., Winham, Stacey J., Wolk, Alicja, Xia, Lucy, Xiang, Yong-Bing, Yang, Hannah P., Yu, Herbert, Zheng, Wei, Pharoah, Paul D. P., Dunning, Alison M., Kraft, Peter, De Vivo, Immaculata, Tomlinson, Ian, Easton, Douglas F., Spurdle, Amanda B. and Thompson, Deborah J. (2018) Identification of nine new susceptibility loci for endometrial cancer. Nature Communications, 9 1: 3166. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-05427-7

  • Fung, Jenny N., Mortlock, Sally, Girling, Jane E., Holdsworth-Carson, Sarah J., Teh, Wan Tinn, Zhu, Zhihong, Lukowski, Samuel W., McKinnon, Brett D., McRae, Allan, Yang, Jian, Healey, Martin, Powell, Joseph E., Rogers, Peter A. W. and Montgomery, Grant W (2018) Genetic regulation of disease risk and endometrial gene expression highlights potential target genes for endometriosis and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Scientific Reports, 8 1: 11424. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-29462-y

  • Fung, Jenny N. and Montgomery, Grant W. (2018) Genetics of endometriosis: state of the art on genetic risk factors for endometriosis. Best Practice & Research: Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 50 61-71. doi:10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2018.01.012

  • Fung, Jenny N., Sapkota, Yadav, Nyholt, Dale R. and Montgomery, Grant W. (2017) Genetic risk factors for endometriosis. Journal of Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Disorders, 9 2: 69-76. doi:10.5301/je.5000273

  • Lee, John D., Kumar, Vinod, Fung, Jenny N. T., Ruitenberg, Marc J., Noakes, Peter G. and Woodruff, Trent M. (2017) Pharmacological inhibition of complement C5a-C5a1 receptor signalling ameliorates disease pathology in the hSOD1G93A mouse model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. British Journal of Pharmacology, 173 8: 689-699. doi:10.1111/bph.13730

  • Fung, Jenny N., Girling, Jane E., Lukowski, Samuel W., Sapkota, Yadav, Wallace, Leanne, Holdsworth-Carson, Sarah J., Henders, Anjali K., Healey, Martin, Rogers, Peter A. W., Powell, Joseph E. and Montgomery, Grant W. (2017) The genetic regulation of transcription in human endometrial tissue. Human Reproduction, 32 4: 893-904. doi:10.1093/humrep/dex006

  • Powell, Joseph E., Fung, Jenny N., Shakhbazov, Konstantin, Sapkota, Yadav, Cloonan, Nicole, Hemani, Gibran, Hillman, Kristine M., Kaufmann, Susanne, Luong, Hien T., Bowdler, Lisa, Painter, Jodie N., Holdsworth-Carson, Sarah J., Visscher, Peter M., Dinger, Marcel E., Healey, Martin, Nyholt, Dale R., French, Juliet D., Edwards, Stacey L., Rogers, Peter A. W. and Montgomery, Grant W. (2016) Endometriosis risk alleles at 1p36.12 act through inverse regulation of CDC42 and LINC00339. Human Molecular Genetics, 25 22: 5046-5058. doi:10.1093/hmg/ddw320

  • Seim, Inge, Jeffery, Penny L., Thomas, Patrick B., Walpole, Carina M., Maugham, Michelle, Fung, Jenny N. T., Yap, Pei-Yi, O'Keeffe, Angela J., Lai, John, Whiteside, Eliza J., Herington, Adrian C. and Chopin, Lisa K. (2016) Multi-species sequence comparison reveals conservation of ghrelin gene-derived splice variants encoding a truncated ghrelin peptide. Endocrine, 52 3: 609-617. doi:10.1007/s12020-015-0848-7

  • Holdsworth-Carson, Sarah J., Fung, Jenny N., Luong, Hien T. T., Sapkota, Yadav, Bowdler, Lisa M., Wallace, Leanne, Teh, Wan Tinn, Powell, Joseph E., Girling, Jane E., Healey, Martin, Montgomery, Grant W. and Rogers, Peter A. W. (2016) Endometrial vezatin and its association with endometriosis risk. Human Reproduction, 31 5: 999-1013. doi:10.1093/humrep/dew047

  • Sapkota, Yadav, Fassbender, Amelie, Bowdler, Lisa, Fung, Jenny N., Peterse, Danielle, O, Dorien, Montgomery, Grant W., Nyholt, Dale R. and D'Hooghe, Thomas M. (2015) Independent replication and meta-analysis for endometriosis risk loci. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 18 5: 518-525. doi:10.1017/thg.2015.61

  • Fung, Jenny N., Holdsworth-Carson, Sarah J., Sapkota, Yadav, Zhao, Zhen Zhen, Jones, Lincoln, Girling, Jane E., Paiva, Premila, Healey, Martin, Nyholt, Dale R., Rogers, Peter A. W. and Montgomery, Grant W. (2015) Functional evaluation of genetic variants associated with endometriosis near GREB1. Human Reproduction, 30 5: 1263-1275. doi:10.1093/humrep/dev051

  • Fung, Jenny N., Rogers, Peter A. W. and Montgomery, Grant W. (2015) Identifying the biological basis of GWAS hits for endometriosis. Biology of Reproduction, 92 4: . doi:10.1095/biolreprod.114.126458

  • Lee, John D., Kamaruzaman, Nur A., Fung, Jenny N. T., Taylor, Stephen M., Turner, Bradley J., Atkin, Julie D., Woodruff, Trent M. and Noakes, Peter G. (2013) Dysregulation of the complement cascade in the hSOD1(G93A) transgenic mouse model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Journal of Neuroinflammation, 10 . doi:10.1186/1742-2094-10-119

  • Whiteside, Eliza J., Seim, Inge, Pauli, Jana P., O'Keeffe, Angela J., Thomas, Patrick B., Carter, Shea L., Walpole, Carina M., Fung, Jenny N. T., Josh, Peter, Herington, Adrian C. and Chopin, Lisa K. (2013) Identification of a long non-coding RNA gene, growth hormone secretagogue receptor opposite strand, which stimulates cell migration in non-small cell lung cancer cell lines. International Journal of Oncology, 43 2: 566-574. doi:10.3892/ijo.2013.1969

  • Seim, Inge, Jeffery, Penny L., de Amorim, Laura, Walpole, Carina M., Fung, Jenny, Whiteside, Eliza J., Lourie, Rohan, Herington, Adrian C. and Chopin, Lisa K. (2013) Ghrelin O-acyltransferase (GOAT) is expressed in prostate cancer tissues and cell lines and expression is differentially regulated in vitro by ghrelin. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology, 11 1: 70.1-70.9. doi:10.1186/1477-7827-11-70

  • Fung, Jenny N. T., Jeffery, Penny L., Lee, John D., Seim, Inge, Roche, Deborah, Obermair, Andreas, Chopin, Lisa K. and Chen, Chen (2013) Silencing of ghrelin receptor expression inhibits endometrial cancer cell growth in vitro and in vivo. American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism, 305 2: E305-E313. doi:10.1152/ajpendo.00156.2013

  • Fung, Jenny N. T., Seim, Inge, Wang, Dengfeng, Obermair, Andreas, Chopin, Lisa K. and Chen, Chen (2010) Expression and in vitro functions of the ghrelin axis in endometrial cancer. Hormone and Cancer, 1 5: 245-255. doi:10.1007/s12672-010-0047-1

  • Wang, Dengfeng, Fung, Jenny Nga Ting Fung, Tuo, Ya, Hu, Lina and Chen, Chen (2010) TWEAK/Fn14 promotes apoptosis of human endometrial cancer cells via caspase pathway. Cancer Letters, 294 1: 91-100. doi:10.1016/j.canlet.2010.01.027

Conference Publication

  • Fung, Jenny N., Mortlock, Sally, Girling, Jane E., Holdsworth-Carson, Sarah J., Teh, Wan Tinn, Healey, Martin, Rogers, Peter A. W. and Montgomery, Grant W. (2018). Dynamic changes in gene regulation in human endometrium. In: 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Reproductive Investigation (SRI), San Diego CA, United States, (246A-247A). 6-10 March 2018.

  • Montgomery, Grant W., Fung, Jenny N., Holdsworth-Carson, Sarah J., Girling, Jane E., Franch, Juliet D., Edwards, Stacey L., Powell, Joseph E. and Rogers, Peter A. W. (2017). Endometriosis and Ovarian Cancer: Shared Genetic Risk and Common Mechanisms.. In: Reproductive Sciences. 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society-for-Reproductive-Investigation (SRI), Orlando Fl, (272A-272A). Mar 15-18, 2017.

  • Rogers, Peter A. W., Holdsworth-Carson, Sarah J., Fung, Jenny N., Colgrave, Eliza M., Paiva, Premila, Girling, Jane E. and Montgomery, Grant W. (2017). Expression Quantitative Trait Loci (eQTL) Approaches for Understanding the Genetics of Endometriosis.. In: Reproductive Sciences. 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society-for-Reproductive-Investigation (SRI), Orlando Fl, (60A-61A). Mar 15-18, 2017.

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