Associate Professor Fiona Simpson Simpson-Fraser

Principal Research Fellow

The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute
Faculty of Medicine

Affiliate Associate Professor

School of Biomedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
f.simpson@uq.edu.au
+61 7 344 36930

Overview

PLEASE NOTE THAT ANY AUTHORSHIP ALTERATIONS LISTING ME AS SIMPSON-FRASER BELOW ARE INCORRECT. ALL PUBLICATIONS ARE FIONA SIMPSON. MY PROFESSIONAL NAME IS FIONA SIMPSON. The hyphenated name is due to UQ processes.

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Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Cambridge

Publications

  • Chew, Hui Yi, Dolcetti, Riccardo and Simpson, Fiona (2020). Scientifically based combination therapies with immuno‐oncology checkpoint inhibitors. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology bcp.14338 doi: 10.1111/bcp.14338

  • Chew, Hui Yi, De Lima, Priscila O., Gonzalez Cruz, Jazmina L., Banushi, Blerida, Echejoh, Godwins, Hu, Lingbo, Joseph, Shannon R., Lum, Benedict, Rae, James, O'Donnell, Jake S., Merida de Long, Lilia, Okano, Satomi, King, Brigid, Barry, Rachael, Moi, Davide, Mazzieri, Roberta, Thomas, Ranjeny, Souza-Fonseca-Guimaraes, Fernando, Foote, Matthew, McCluskey, Adam, Robinson, Phillip J., Frazer, Ian H., Saunders, Nicholas A., Parton, Robert G., Dolcetti, Riccardo, Cuff, Katharine, Martin, Jennifer H., Panizza, Benedict, Walpole, Euan ... Simpson, Fiona (2020). Endocytosis Inhibition in Humans to Improve Responses to ADCC-Mediating Antibodies. Cell, 180 (5), 895-914.e27. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2020.02.019

  • de Lima, Priscila Oliveira, Joseph, Shannon, Panizza, Benedict and Simpson, Fiona (2020). Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor’s Function in Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Its Role as a Therapeutic Target in the Age of Immunotherapies. Current Treatment Options in Oncology, 21 (1) 9, 9. doi: 10.1007/s11864-019-0697-3

  • Joseph, Shannon R., Gaffney, Daniel, Barry, Rachael, Hu, Lingbo, Banushi, Blerida, Wells, James W., Lambie, Duncan, Strutton, Geoff, Porceddu, Sandro V., Burmeister, Bryan, Leggatt, Graham R., Schaider, Helmut, Dolcetti, Riccardo, Frazer, Ian H., Saunders, Nicholas A., Foote, Matthew, Soyer, H. Peter and Simpson, Fiona (2018). An ex vivo human tumour assay reveals distinct patterns of EGFR trafficking in squamous cell carcinoma correlating to therapeutic outcomes. Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 139 (1), 213-223. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2018.06.190

  • Daniel, James A., Chau, Ngoc, Abdel-Hamid, Mohammed K., Hu, Lingbo, von Kleist, Lisa, Whiting, Ainslie, Krishnan, Sai, Maamary, Peter, Joseph, Shannon R., Simpson, Fiona, Haucke, Volker, McCluskey, Adam and Robinson, Philip J. (2015). Phenothiazine-derived antipsychotic drugs inhibit dynamin and vlathrin-mediated endocytosis. Traffic, 16 (6), 635-654. doi: 10.1111/tra.12272

  • Foote, M. C., McGrath, M., Guminski, A., Hughes, B. G. M., Meakin, J., Thomson, D., Zarate, D., Simpson, F. and Porceddu, S. V. (2014). Phase II study of single-agent panitumumab in patients with incurable cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. Annals of Oncology, 25 (10), 2047-2052. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdu368

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Supervision

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Publications

Featured Publications

Book Chapter

  • Joseph, Shannon R., Endo-Munoz, Liliana, Gaffney, Daniel C., Saunders, Nicholas A. and Simpson, Fiona (2015). Dysregulation of epidermal growth factor receptor in actinic keratosis and squamous cell carcinoma. Actinic keratosis. (pp. 20-27) edited by H. Peter Soyer, Tarl W. Prow and Gregor B.E. Jemec. Basel, Switzerland: S Karger AG. doi: 10.1159/000367959

  • Evans, Timothy M., Simpson, Fiona, Parton, Robert G. and Wicking, Carol (2005). Characterization of Rab23, a negative regulator of sonic hedgehog signaling. GTPases regulating membrane targeting and fusion. (pp. 759-777) edited by William E. Balch, Channing J. Der and Alan Hall. Maryland Heights, MO, United States: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/S0076-6879(05)03066-1

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision