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Expert in Thyroid Research


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Nova Scotia
Canada
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Summary of Expertise:

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MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES. Expert has considerable experience with the production and use of monoclonal antibodies, in particular, those corresponding to autoantibodies associated with thyroid and other organ-specific autoimmune disorders. He also has a good understanding of their characterization, stability, cloning, and use in a variety of assays and as probes in vitro and on tissue slices, and for affinity purification of the corresponding target protein antigen.

IMMUNOLOGY. Expert has a good knowledge of immunology in all of its applied and basic areas, in particular: autoimmunity, autoantigen characterization, purification, and interactions between B- and T-cells in the development of autoimmune disease.

ANTIBODIES; SDS-PAGE. Expert has expertise and experience with autoantibody measurement, ELISA, dot blot, immunofluorescence, SDS-PAGE and Western blotting, 2-D gel electrophoresis for autoantibodies reactive with membrane purified, protein microsequencing, and recombinant tissue proteins. He is skilled with modifications of the various procedures such as nondenaturing native gel electrophoresis, sandwich ELISA, and immunofluorescence on tissue cells.

PROTEIN CHARACTERIZATION; PROTEIN PURIFICATION. A majority of Expert's career has been in the area of antigen (protein) purification and antibody testing. He has broad experience using many tests, especially gel electrophoresis, ELISA, and immunofluorescence. Expert's main chemical focus is antoimmunity and the role of antoantibodies and T-cell immunity in oxygen-specific and multisystem disorders.

IMMUNOLOGIC CYTOTOXICTY. Expert's secondary area of expertise is in the study of antibody and cellular cytotoxicity against tissue cells and its role in target damage in antoimmunity. This expertise has been used to study problems of stryroid and orbital antoimmunity. For many years, the main tissue that he has worked with is skeletal muscle, and he has a broad but detailed kowledge of muscle protein and muscle antoimmunity.

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antibody

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enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

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immunology

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protein characterization

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SDS-PAGE

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Western blotting

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monoclonal antibody

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monoclonal antibody production

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protein purification

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thyroid research


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1977   PhD   Immunology of Leprosy & Male Infertility   University of London (UK)  
1971   MD   Immunology of Thyroid Disease   University of Adelaide  
1967   MB/BS   General Medicine & Surgery   University of Adelaide Medical School  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1992 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Director of Ophthalmic Research/Senior Scientist

 

1992 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Professor

 

1982 to 1992

 

Montreal General Hospital

 

Ophthalmologist/Endocrinologist/Director of Thyroid Research Unit

 

1982 to 1992

 

McGill University

 

Associate/Full Professor & Director of Thyroid Research Unit

 

1978 to 1982

 

Queens University (Kingston)

 

Assistant/Associate Professor

 

1978 to 1982

 

Hotel Dieu Hospital (Kingston)

 

Physician/Endocrinologist/Director of Thyroid Research Unit

 

1975 to 1978

 

University of Queensland

 

Senior Lecturer, Medicine

 

1975 to 1978

 

Repatriation General Hospital (Brisbane, Queensland)

 

Consultant Endocrinologist

 

Publications:
Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Thyroid  
 - Clinical Immunology and Immunopathology  
 - Autoimmunity  

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Lyme, micotoxin, autoimmmune, ANA, Thyroid.
  • Expert in forensic immunology vaccines for consulting on doctor's final report for litigation.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   Expert is fluent in French.

 

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