Adjunct Senior Lecturer

Dr Divya Bhargav


Medicine & Health
School of Clinical Medicine

Research Interests:
In the field of cartilage biology and regeneration of the intervertebral disc for chronic backache.

Broad Research Areas:
Orthopaedics, Biochemistry, Ageing, Clinical Research, Molecular Structure & Drug Design


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  • Journal articles | 2018
    Bax DV; Yin Y; Kondyurin A; Diwan AD; Bhargav D; Weiss AS; Bilek MMM; McKenzie DR, 2018, 'Plasma processing of PDMS based spinal implants for covalent protein immobilization, cell attachment and spreading', Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, vol. 29,
    Journal articles | 2016
    Wei A; Shen B; Williams LA; Bhargav D; Gulati T; Fang Z; Pathmanandavel S; Diwan AD, 2016, 'Expression of growth differentiation factor 6 in the human developing fetal spine retreats from vertebral ossifying regions and is restricted to cartilaginous tissues', Journal of Orthopaedic Research, vol. 34, pp. 279 - 289,
    Journal articles | 2016
    Wei A; Shen B; Williams LA; Bhargav D; Yan F; Chong BH; Diwan AD, 2016, 'Expression and functional roles of estrogen receptor GPR30 in human intervertebral disc', Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, vol. 158, pp. 46 - 55,
    Journal articles | 2014
    Williams LA; Wei A; Bhargav D; Diwan AD, 2014, 'Cartilage derived morphogenetic protein 2 - A potential therapy for intervertebral disc regeneration?', Biologicals, vol. 42, pp. 65 - 73,
    Journal articles | 2013
    Diwan AD; Leong A; Appleyard R; Bhargav D; Fang Z; Wei A, 2013, 'Bone morphogenetic protein-7 accelerates fracture healing in osteoporotic rats', Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, vol. 47, pp. 540 - 546,
    Journal articles | 2010
    Shen B; Wei A; Bhargav D; Kishen T; Diwan AD, 2010, 'Hyaluronan: its potential application in intervertebral disc regeneration', Orthopedic research and reviews, vol. 2, pp. 17 - 26,
    Journal articles | 2010
    Wei A; Leong AK; Williams LA; Chung S; Shen B; Bhargav D; Diwan AD, 2010, 'BMP-7 in combination with estrogen enhances bone formation in a fracture callus explant culture.', Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine, vol. 221, pp. 61 - 68,
    Journal articles | 2009
    Shen B; Bhargav D; Wei A; Williams LA; Tao H; Ma DD; Diwan AD, 2009, 'BMP-13 emerges as a potential inhibitor of bone formation', International Journal of Biological Sciences, vol. 5, pp. 192 - 200,
    Journal articles | 2009
    Wei A; Bhargav D; Shen B; Kishen T; Duffy N; Diwan AD, 2009, 'BMP13 prevents the effects of annular injury in an ovine model', International Journal of Biological Sciences, vol. 5, pp. 388 - 396,
    Journal articles | 2008
    Lu J; Bhargav D; Wei A; Diwan AD, 2008, 'Posterolateral intertransverse spinal fusion possible in osteoporotic rats with BMP-7 in a higher dose delivered on a composite carrier', Spine, vol. 33, pp. 242 - 249,
    Journal articles | 2008
    Williams LA; Bhargav D; Diwan AD, 2008, 'Unveiling the Bmp13 enigma: Redundant morphogen or crucial regulator?', International Journal of Biological Sciences, vol. 4, pp. 318 - 329,
    Journal articles | 2007
    Lu J; Wei A-Q; Bhargav D; Diwan A, 2007, 'EFFECTS OF OSTEOGENIC PROTEIN-1 ON LUMBAR POSTEROLATERAL INTER-TRANSVERSE FUSION MODEL IN OSTEOPOROTIC ANIMALS', Spine: Affiliated Society Meeting Abstracts, vol. &NA;, pp. p20,
    Journal articles | 2005
    Bhargav D; Murrell GA, 2005, 'An evaluation of the effects of the extent of capsular release and of postoperative therapy on the temporal outcomes of adhesive capsulitis', Arthroscopy - the Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, vol. 21, pp. 1105 - 1113,
    Journal articles | 2004
    Bhargav D; Murrell GA, 2004, 'Shoulder stiffness: diagnosis', Australian Family Physician, vol. 33, pp. 143 - 147
    Journal articles | 2004
    Bhargav D; Murrell GA, 2004, 'shoulder stiffness: management', Australian Family Physician, vol. 33, pp. 149 - 152
    Journal articles | 1999
    Murrell GA; Bhargav D, 1999, 'Medical and surgical manipulation of the shoulder capsule and labrum', APLAR Journal of Rheumatology, vol. 2, pp. 247 - 253