Doctor Angela Makris

Doctor Angela Makris

Conjoint Professor,
School of Medicine

Biography

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • School of Medicine

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Email: A.Makris@westernsydney.edu.au
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Publications

Journal Articles

  • Shanmugalingam, R., Hsu, D. and Makris, A. (2018), 'Pregnancy-induced atypical haemolytic uremic syndrome : a new era with Eculizumab', Obstetric Medicine, vol 11, no 1 , pp 28 - 31.
  • Garner, A., Robertson, A., Thornton, C., Lee, G., Makris, A., Middleton, S., Sullivan, C. and Hennessy, A. (2018), 'Adolescent perinatal outcomes in South West Sydney, Australia', Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality and Outcomes, vol 2, no 1 , pp 10 - 15.
  • Pears, S., Makris, A. and Hennessy, A. (2018), 'The chronobiology of blood pressure in pregnancy', Pregnancy Hypertension, vol 12 , pp 104 - 109.
  • Bobek, G., Stait-Gardner, T., Price, W., Makris, A. and Hennessy, A. (2018), 'Quantification of placental change in mouse models of preeclampsia using magnetic resonance microscopy', European Journal of Histochemistry, vol 62 , pp 28 - 32.
  • Shanmugalingam, R., Hennessy, A. and Makris, A. (2018), '[In Press] Aspirin in the prevention of preeclampsia : the conundrum of how, who and when', Journal of Human Hypertension, .
  • Aggarwal, S., Sunderland, N., Thornton, C., Xu, B., Hennessy, A. and Makris, A. (2017), 'A longitudinal analysis of angiotensin II type 1 receptor antibody and angiogenic markers in pregnancy', American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol 216, no 2 , pp 1701 - 1708.
  • Mac, K., Wu, X., Mai, J., Howlin, K., Suranyi, M., Yong, J. and Makris, A. (2017), 'The incidence of IgG4-positive plasma cells staining TIN in patients with biopsy-proven tubulointerstitial nephritis', Journal of Clinical Pathology, vol 70, no 6 , pp 483 - 487.
  • Xu, B., Bobek, G., Makris, A. and Hennessy, A. (2017), 'Antihypertensive methyldopa, labetalol, hydralazine, and clonidine reversed tumour necrosis factor inhibited endothelial nitric oxide synthase expression in endothelial-trophoblast cellular networks', Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology & Physiology, vol 44, no 3 , pp 421 - 427.
  • Bowyer, L., Robinson, H., Barrett, H., Crozier, T., Giles, M., Idel, I., Lowe, S., Lust, K., Marnoch, C., Morton, M., Said, J., Wong, M. and Makris, A. (2017), 'SOMANZ guidelines for the investigation and management sepsis in pregnancy', The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol 57, no 5 , pp 540 - 551.
  • Tooher, J., Thornton, C., Makris, A., Ogle, R., Korda, A. and Hennessy, A. (2017), 'All hypertensive disorders of pregnancy increase the risk of future cardiovascular disease', Hypertension, vol 70, no 4 , pp 798 - 803.
  • Xu, B., Shanmugalingam, R., Chau, K., Pears, S., Hennessy, A. and Makris, A. (2017), 'The effect of acetyl salicylic acid (Aspirin) on trophoblast-endothelial interaction in vitro', Journal of Reproductive Immunology, vol 124 , pp 54 - 61.
  • Chau, K., Hennessy, A. and Makris, A. (2017), 'Placental growth factor and pre-eclampsia', Journal of Human Hypertension, vol 31 , pp 782 - 786.
  • Shanmugalingam, R., Makris, A., Hassan, H., Li, Y., DeGuzman, I., Nandakoban, H., Aravindan, A., Narayanan, G. and Wong, J. (2017), 'The utility of sonographic assessment in selecting patients for percutaneous insertion of peritoneal dialysis catheter', Peritoneal Dialysis International, vol 37, no 4 , pp 434 - 442.
  • Makris, A., Yeung, K., Lim, S., Sunderland, N., Heffernan, S., Thompson, J., Iliopoulos, J., Killingsworth, M., Yong, J., Xu, B., Ogle, R., Thadhani, R., Karumanchi, S. and Hennessy, A. (2016), 'Placental growth factor reduces blood pressure in a uteroplacental ischemia model of preeclampsia in nonhuman primates', Hypertension, vol 67, no 6 , pp 1263 - 1272.
  • Yeung, K., Chiu, C., Pears, S., Heffernan, S., Makris, A., Hennessy, A. and Lind, J. (2016), 'A cross-sectional study of ageing and cardiovascular function over the baboon lifespan', PLoS One, vol 11, no 7 .
  • Shanmugalingam, R., Reza Pour, N., Chuah, S., Vo, T., Beran, R., Hennessy, A. and Makris, A. (2016), 'Vertebral artery dissection in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy : a case series and literature review', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 16, no 1 .
  • Aggarwal, S., Makris, A. and Hennessy, A. (2015), 'Linking the old and new : do angiotensin II type 1 receptor antibodies provide the missing link in the pathophysiology of preeclampsia?', Hypertension in Pregnancy, vol 34, no 3 , pp 369 - 382.
  • Bobek, G., Surmon, L., Mirabito, K., Makris, A. and Hennessy, A. (2015), 'Placental regulation of inflammation and hypoxia after TNF-a infusion in mice', American Journal of Reproductive Immunology, vol 74, no 5 , pp 407 - 418.
  • Yeung, K., Lind, J., Heffernan, S., Sunderland, N., Hennessy, A. and Makris, A. (2014), 'Comparison of indirect and direct blood pressure measurements in baboons during ketamine anaesthesia', Journal of Medical Primatology, vol 43, no 4 , pp 217 - 224.
  • Xu, B., Charlton, F., Makris, A. and Hennessy, A. (2014), 'Antihypertensive drugs methyldopa, labetalol, hydralazine, and clonidine improve trophoblast interaction with endothelial cellular networks in vitro', Journal of Hypertension, vol 32, no 5 , pp 1075 - 1083.
  • Surmon, L., Bobek, G., Chiu, C., Young, S., Makris, A., Lind, J. and Hennessy, A. (2014), 'The expression of placental soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase 1 in mouse placenta varies significantly across different litters from normal pregnant mice', Hypertension in Pregnancy, vol 33, no 3 , pp 371 - 374.
  • Surmon, L., Bobek, G., Makris, A., Chiu, C., Lind, C., Lind, J. and Hennessy, A. (2014), 'Variability in mRNA expression of fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 variants in normal and preeclamptic placenta', BMC Research Notes, vol 7, no 1 .
  • Hassan, H., Howlin, K., Jefferys, A., Spicer, S., Aravindan, A., Suryanarayanan, G., Hall, B., Cleland, B., Wong, J., Suranyi, M. and Makris, A. (2014), 'High-sensitivity troponin as a predictor of cardiac events and mortality in the stable dialysis population', Clinical Chemistry, vol 60, no 2 , pp 389 - 398.
  • Chau, K., Henderson, C., Adno, A., Spicer, T., Cleland, B. and Makris, A. (2013), 'A case of recurrent severe pre-eclampsia associated with essential cryofibrinogenaemia', Obstetric Medicine, vol 6, no 3 , pp 136 - 137.
  • Bobek, G., Stait-Gardner, T., Surmon, L., Makris, A., Lind, J., Price, W. and Hennessy, A. (2013), 'Magnetic resonance imaging detects placental hypoxia and acidosis in mouse models of perturbed pregnancies', PLoS ONE, vol 8, no 3 .
  • Mai, J., Yong, J., Dixson, H., Makris, A., Aravindan, A., Suranyi, M. and Wong, J. (2013), 'Is bigger better? : a retrospective analysis of native renal biopsies with 16 Gauge versus 18 Gauge automatic needles', Nephrology, vol 18, no 7 , pp 525 - 530.
  • Cheikh Hassan, H., Makris, A., Suranyi, M. and Wong, J. (2013), 'Prescription medications and their influence on acute kidney injury presentation and outcomes', Internal Medicine Journal, vol 43, no 6 , pp 706 - 712.
  • Tooher, J., Chiu, C., Yeung, K., Lupton, S., Thornton, C., Makris, A., O'Loughlin, A., Hennessy, A. and Lind, J. (2013), 'High blood pressure during pregnancy is associated with future cardiovascular disease : an observational cohort study', BMJ Open, vol 3, no 7 .
  • Chiu, C., Lujic, S., Thornton, C., O'Loughlin, A., Makris, A., Hennessy, A. and Lind, J. (2012), 'Menopausal hormone therapy is associated with having high blood pressure in postmenopausal women : observational cohort study', PLoS ONE, vol 7, no 7 .
  • Thornton, C., Von Dadelszen, P., Makris, A., Tooher, J., Ogle, R. and Hennessy, A. (2011), 'Acute pulmonary oedema as a complication of hypertension during pregnancy', Hypertension in Pregnancy, vol 30, no 2 , pp 169 - 179.
  • Hennessy, A. and Makris, A. (2011), 'Preeclamptic Nephropathy', Nephrology, vol 16, no 2 , pp 134 - 143.
  • Sunderland, N., Hennessy, A. and Makris, A. (2011), 'Animal Models of Pre-eclampsia', American Journal of Reproductive Immunology, vol 65, no 6 , pp 1 - 9.
  • Xu, B., Nakhla, S., Makris, A. and Hennessy, A. (2011), 'TNF-I? inhibits trophoblast integration into endothelial cellular networks', Placenta, vol 32, no 3 , pp 241 - 246.
  • Hennessy, A. and Makris, A. (2011), 'Preeclampsia and the risk of cardiovascular disease', Cardiology Today, , pp 25 - 28.
  • Sunderland, N., Thomson, S., Heffernan, S., Lim, S., Thompson, J., Ogle, R., McKenzie, P., Kirwan, P., Makris, A. and Hennessy, A. (2011), 'Tumor necrosis factor alpha induces a model of preeclampsia in pregnant baboons (Papio hamadryas)', Cytokine, vol 56, no 2 , pp 192 - 199.
  • Thornton, C., Makris, A., Ogle, R., Tooher, J. and Hennessy, A. (2010), 'Role of proteinuria in defining pre-eclampsia : clinical outcomes for women and babies', Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology, vol 37, no 4 , pp 466 - 470.
  • Balasuriya, H., Bell, P., Waugh, R., Thompson, J., Gillian, A., Hennessy, A. and Makris, A. (2010), 'Primate maternal placental angiography', Placenta, vol 31, no 1 , pp 32 - 36.
  • Thornton, C., Makris, A., Tooher, J., Ogle, R. and Hennessy, A. (2010), 'Does the anti-hypertensive drug clonidine affect the short term variation of CTG recordings?', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol 50, no 5 , pp 456 - 459.
  • Xu, B., Thornton, C., Tooher, J., Ogle, R., Lim, S., Makris, A. and Hennessy, A. (2009), 'Effects of anti-hypertensive drugs on production of soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase 1 and soluble endoglin from human normal and pre-eclamptic placentas in vitro', Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology, vol 36, no 8 , pp 839 - 842.
  • Machaalani, R., Makris, A., Thornton, C. and Hennessy, A. (2008), 'Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor 1 (Flt1)and Apoptosis in the Preeclampsia Placenta and Effects of in vivo Anti-hypertensive Exposure', Hypertension in Pregnancy, vol 27, no 4 , pp 361 - 373.
  • Makris, A. and Hennessy, A. (2008), 'Distinguishing acute and chronic effects of placental dysfunction on maternal blood pressure', Physiology News, vol 72 , pp 33 - 35.
  • Woolcock, J., Hennessy, A., Xu, B., Thornton, C., Tooher, J., Makris, A. and Ogle, R. (2008), 'Soluble F1t-1 as a diagnostic marker of pre-eclampsia', Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol 48, no 1 , pp 64 - 70.
  • Makris, A., Xu, B., Yu, B., Thornton, C. and Hennessy, A. (2006), 'Placental Deficiency of Interleukin-10 (IL-10) in Preeclampsia and its Relationship to an IL10 Promoter Polymorphism', Placenta, vol 27, no 40667 , pp 445 - 451.
  • Xu, B., Makris, A., Thornton, C., Ogle, R., Horvath, J. and Hennessy, A. (2006), 'Antihypertensives Drugs: Clonidine, Diazoxide, Hydralazine And Frusemide Regulate Cytokine Production From Placentas And Pbmcs In Normal Pregnancy', Journal of Hypertension, vol 24, no 5 , pp 915 - 922.
  • Xu, B., Makris, A., Thornton, C. and Hennessy, A. (2005), 'Glucocorticosteriods Inhibit Placental Cytokines From Cultured Normal And Preeclamptic Placental Explants', Placenta, vol 26, no 8-9 , pp 654 - 660.
  • Makris, A., Thornton, C., Xu, B. and Hennessy, A. (2005), 'Garlic increases IL-10 and inhibits TNFalpha and IL-6 production in endotoxin-stimulated human placental explants', Placenta, vol 26, no 10 , pp 828 - 834.
  • Makris, A., Thornton, C. and Hennessy, A. (2004), 'Post-Partum Hypertension and Non-Steroidal Analgesia', American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol 190, no 2 , pp 577 - 578.
  • Thornton, C., Makris, A., Ogle, R. and Hennessy, A. (2004), 'Generic Obstetric Database Systems Are Unreliable For Reporting The Hypertensive Disorders Of Pregnancy', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol 44, no 6 , pp 505 - 509.

Conference Papers

  • Tooher, J., Thornton, C., Horvath, J., Korda, A., Makris, A. and Hennessy, A. (2012), 'Hypertension in pregnancy and long term cardiovascular mortality', A International Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy, Geneva 2012, Geneva.
  • Xu, B., Nakhla, S., Makris, A. and Hennessy, A. (2008), 'Pro-Inflammatory TNF-A Inhibits Trophoblast-Like JEG-3 Cells', ISSHP WORLD CONGRESS XVI, Washington DC.
  • Thornton, C., Hennessy, A., Makris, A. and Ogle, R. (2008), 'Initiation of Labour and Delivery Types in Hypertensive Women', ISSP World Congress XVI September 20-24 2008, Washington DC.
  • Thornton, C., Ogle, R., Von Dadelszen, P., Makris, A., Morris, J. and Hennessy, A. (2008), 'Surveillance of Outcomes for Women and Babies Following Hypertension During Pregnancy', ISSHP WORLD CONGRESS XVI, Washington DC.
  • Hennessy, A., Thornton, C., Ogle, R. and Makris, A. (2008), 'Non-steroidal use in Hypertensive Women', ISSHP WORLD CONGRESS XVI, Washington DC.
  • Thornton, C., Makris, A., Tooher, J., Ogle, R. and Hennessy, A. (2008), 'Does the antihypertensive drug clonidine affect the short term variability of CTG recordings', PSANZ 2008 12th Annual congress, Gold Coast, Queensland.
  • Makris, A., Thornton, C., Thomson, S., Thompson, J., Martin, R. and Hennessy, A. (2008), 'Uteroplacental Ischemia Results In An Increase In Soluble Endoglin', HBPRCA 2007, Adelaide South Australia.
  • Xu, B., Thornton, C., Tooher, J., Ogle, R., Makris, A. and Hennessy, A. (2008), 'Anti-Hypertensive Drugs Effect On Sflt-1 And Sendoglin Production From Human Normal And Preeclampsic Placentas', HBPRCA 2007, Adelaide South Australial.
  • Sutherland, N., Makris, A., Lim, S., Royle, C., Thompson, J. and Hennessy, A. (2008), 'TNF-alpha Infusion Increases Blood Pressure, Induces Proteinuria and Increases Circulation sFLT-1 in Pregnant Papio Hamadryas Baboons.', ISSP World Congress XVI September 20-24 2008, Washington DC.
  • Thornton, C., Makris, A., Tooher, J., Ogle, R. and Hennessy, A. (2008), 'Does the antihypertensive drug clonidine affect the short term variability of CTG recordings', ISSHP WORLD CONGRESS XVI, Washington DC.
  • Thornton, C., Von Dalelszen, P., Makris, A., Tooher, J., Ogle, R. and Hennessy, A. (2008), '156 Acute Pulmonary Edema As A Complication Of Hypertension During Pregnancy: The Use Of Individual Patient Data To Ascertain Rates And Associated Factors.', ISSHP WORLD CONGRESS XVI, Washington DC.
  • Makris, A., Thornton, C., Thomson, S., Thompson, J., Ogle, R. and Hennessy, A. (2007), 'Uteroplacental ischemia results in an increase in soluble FLT-1 and endoglin', Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Reinders, L., Mos, C., Thornton, C., Ogle, R., Hennessy, A., Makris, A. and Child, A. (2006), 'Time Poor : Rushing Decreases The Accuracy And Reliability Of Blood Pressure Measurement Technique In Pregnancy', 15th World Congress of the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy, Lisbon - Portugal.
  • Makris, A., Thornton, C. and Hennessy, A. (2005), 'Differences In Circulating Cytokines, Strail And Svegfr-1 In Women With Preeclampsia', Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society(ADIPS) and The Society for Obstetric Medicine of Australia & New Zealand (SOMANZ) Anual Scientific Meeting, Darwin.
  • Xu, B., Makris, A., Thornton, C., Ogle, R., Horvath, J. and Hennessy, A. (2005), 'Anti-Hypertensive Drugs Clonidine, Diazoxide, Hydralazine And Furosemide, Regulate Cytokine Production From Placentas And Pbmcs In Normal Pregnancy', IFPA (Glasgow), Scotland.
  • Makris, A., Thornton, C., Xu, B., Watson, P., Kirwan, P. and Hennessy, A. (2004), 'B-Hcg Is Not A Useful Marker Of Placental Explant Viability', Australasian Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy and IMPACT Conference 2004, Sydney.
  • Makris, A., Thornton, C., Watson, G., Kirwan, P., Xu, B. and Hennessy, A. (2004), 'B-Hcg May Not Be A Usefdul Marker Of Placental Explant Viability', 14th World Congress of the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy, VIENNA - AUSTRIA.

Current Projects

Title: Discovering the causes of preeclampsia
Funder:
  • Anonymous Donation
Western Researchers: Angela Makris
Years: 2016-01-01 - 2019-12-31
ID: P00023158

Previous Projects

Title: HYPE: Hypertension and preeclampsia after non-steroidal use for post-partum pain relief; a prospective, stratified, randomised placebo-controlled trial
Funder:
  • National Health and Medical Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Angela Makris
Years: 2011-01-01 - 2013-12-20
ID: P00018467
Title: Physiological mechanisms of experimental preeclampsia
Funder:
  • National Health and Medical Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Annemarie Hennessy, Angela Makris and Bill Price
Years: 2012-01-01 - 2014-12-31
ID: P00020204

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