Dr Aven Lee

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

UQ Centre for Clinical Research
Faculty of Medicine
+61 7 334 66010



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


  • McCombe, Pamela A., Henderson, Robert D., Lee, Aven, Lee, John D., Woodruff, Trent M., Restuadi, Restuadi, McRae, Allan, Wray, Naomi R., Ngo, Shyuan and Steyn, Frederik J. (2019) Gut microbiota in ALS: possible role in pathogenesis?. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, . doi:10.1080/14737175.2019.1623026

  • Xu, Zhouwei, Lee, Aven, Nouwens, Amanda, David Henderson, Robert and Mccombe, Pamela Ann (2018) Mass spectrometry analysis of plasma from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and control subjects. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration, 19 5-6: 1-15. doi:10.1080/21678421.2018.1433689

  • Miller, Stephanie M, Pelly, Samuel, Kalanjati, Viskasari P, Lee, Aven, Colditz, Paul B and Bjorkman, S Tracey (2017) Identification and expression of a unique neonatal variant of the GABAA receptor α3 subunit. Brain structure & function, 223 2: 1025-1033. doi:10.1007/s00429-017-1597-6

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Book Chapter

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Xu, Zhouwei, Lee, Aven, Henderson, Robert and McCombe, Pamela (2017). Gelsolin, clusterin and Cd5L are the potential plasma biomarkers of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis with and without cognitive impairment. In: Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian-and-New-Zealand-Association-of-Neurologists (ANZAN), Gold Coast, Australia, (). 9-12 May 2017. doi:10.1136/jnnp-2017-316074.34

  • Klinkradt, S., Lee, A., Camera, D. and Pow, D. (2015). Developmental expression of GLT1D: a newly discovered and highly abundant glutamate transporter. In: Journal of Neurochemistry. 25th Biennial Meeting of the International-Society-for-Neurochemistry Jointly with the 13th Meeting of the Asian-Pacific-Society-for-Neurochemistry in Conjunction with the 35th Meeting of the Australasian-Neuroscience-Society, Cairns Australia, (245-246). Aug 23-27, 2015.

  • Kusumastuti, R., Lee, A., Dressel, U., Poronnik, P. and Thier, Ricarda (2009). Regulation of human GSTT1-1 by indole-3-carbinol and beta-naphthoflavone. In: Toxicology Letters. 46th Congress of the European-Societies-of-Toxicology, Dreden Germany, (S114-S114). Sep 13-16, 2009. doi:10.1016/j.toxlet.2009.06.368

  • Sullivan, S. M., Lee, A., Macnab, L. T., Poronnik, P., Björkman, S. T., Colditz, P. B. and Pow, D. V. (2007). The glial cytoskeleton and glutamate homeostasis. In: Glutamate in the Vineyards: An International Conference on the Neuropharmacology of Glutamate, Hunter Valley, Australia, (). 8-10 July, 2007.

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Completed Supervision