Associate Professor Conrad Sernia

Associate Professor

School of Biomedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
+61 7 336 53180



  • PhD, Monash University
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), Monash University


  • Chen, Hsiao-Jou Cortina, Spiers, Jereme G., Sernia, Conrad and Lavidis, Nickolas A. (2015) Response of the nitrergic system to activation of the neuroendocrine stress axis. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 9 Article 3: . doi:10.3389/fnins.2015.00003

  • Spiers, Jereme G, Chen, Hsiao-Jou Cortina, Sernia, Conard and Lavidis, Nickolas A (2015) Activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal stress axis induces cellular oxidative stress. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 8 456: . doi:10.3389/fnins.2014.00456

  • Chen, Hsiao-Jou Cortina, Spiers, Jereme, Sernia, Conrad and Lavidis, Nickolas (2015). Acute nitric oxide production differs in the hippocampus and striatum following short term restraint stress. In: Abstracts of the 45th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology Stress and the Brain: From Fertility to Senility. 45th Annual Meeting of the International-Society-of-Psychoneuroendocrinology (ISPNE) on Stress and the Brain - From Fertility to Senility, Edinburgh, Scotland, (25-25). 08-11 September 2015. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2015.07.458

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Book Chapter

  • Sernia, C., Huang, H., Nguyuen, K., Li, Y-H., Hsu, S., Chen, M., Yu, N. and Forwood, M. (2007). Bone homeostasis: An emerging role for the renin-angiotensin system. In Po Sing Leung (Ed.), Frontiers in research of the renin-angiotensin system on human disease (pp. 179-195) Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-6372-5_9

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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Completed Supervision

Possible Research Projects

Note for students: The possible research projects listed on this page may not be comprehensive or up to date. Always feel free to contact the staff for more information, and also with your own research ideas.