Dr Robert Ellis

Honorary Lecturer

School of Biomedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine

Overview

Dr Ellis completed his PhD in 2019 investigating kidney function following nephrectomy for the management of kidney cancer. He is currently a final year medical student and honorary lecturer at the University of Queensland, a clinical research scientist with the Department of Urology at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and manager of the Princess Alexandra Hospital Kidney Tumour Biorepository, and a clinical trial coordinator at the Translational Research Institute working in developing experimental imaging for the investigation of kidney tumours. He is also a visiting scientist at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, and is currently the editor-in-chief of the Australian Medical Student Journal.

His research interests encompass the evaluation and improvement of diagnosis and management of kidney diseases and kidney cancer. He has expertise in preclinical and clinical research, epidemiology, and biostatistics.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours), The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Queensland

Publications

  • Chan, Samuel, Marshall, Mark R., Ellis, Robert J., Ranganathan, Dwarakanathan, Hawley, Carmel M., Johnson, David W. and Wolley, Martin J. (2019) Haemodialysis withdrawal in Australia and New Zealand: a binational registry study. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, . doi:10.1093/ndt/gfz160

  • Ellis, Robert J., White, Victoria M., Bolton, Damien M., Coory, Michael D., Davis, Ian D., Francis, Ross S., Giles, Graham G., Gobe, Glenda C., Marco, David J.T., Neale, Rachel E., Wood, Simon T., Jordan, Susan J., Giles, Graham, White, Victoria, Coory, Michael, Millar, Jeremy, Bolton, Damien, Davis, Ian, Winship, Ingrid, Roos, Ian, Southey, Melissa, Severi, Gianlucca, Prince, Miles, Harrison, Simon, Seymour, John, Jefford, Michael, Hill, David and Kay, Anne (2019) Incident chronic kidney disease after radical nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma. Clinical Genitourinary Cancer, 17 3: e581-e591. doi:10.1016/j.clgc.2019.02.011

  • Ellis, Robert J., White, Victoria M., Bolton, Damien M., Coory, Michael D., Davis, Ian D., Francis, Ross S., Giles, Graham G., Gobe, Glenda C., Neale, Rachel E., Wood, Simon T. and Jordan, Susan J. (2019) Tumor size and postoperative kidney function following radical nephrectomy. Clinical Epidemiology, 11 333-348. doi:10.2147/clep.s197968

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