Dr Lisa   Nivison-Smith
Scientia Fellow (Level B)

Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith

  • FAAO; Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (American Academy of Optometry, 2016)
  • PhD in Cell Biology/Tissue Engineering (University of Sydney, 2011)
  • BSc Hons in Molecular Biology and Genetics (University of Sydney, 2006)

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND SERVICE POSITIONS

  • 2018 - Current: Editor-in-Chief, Vision Re/Habilitation International (formerly the International Journal of Orientation and Mobility)
  • 2017 - Current: Associate Editor, Clinical and Experimental Optometry
  • 2016 - Current: Member, International Society of Eye Research
  • 2016 - Current: Member, American Academy of Optometry
  • 2014 - Current: Member, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthamology
  • 2011- 2016: Member, Australasian Neuroscience Society
  • 2011 - Current: Expert reviewer for Optometry journals (please see Publons for details)
  • 2008 - 2010:  Member, Australian Society of Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials
medicine-health
School of Optometry

SEE MY NEW PHD PROJECT HERE (Feb 2021)

 

SEE MY NEW HONOURS / ILP / Masters PROJECTS (Project 1Project 2, Project 3, Project 4(March 2021)

 

My research interests lie in improving early detection, diagnosis and understanding of retinal disease, particularly macular degeneration. I am specifically interested in studying retinal remodeling - a process where the cells remaining in the diseased retina change their shape, connections & location. I am trying to detect remodelling with advanced eye imaging devices currently used in clinical practice by optometrists and ophthalmologists as this may help predict which individuals are at most risk of vision loss from macular degeneration. This can lead to better diagnosis and tailored management.

I also work to understand related photoreceptor degenerations such as Retinitis Pigmentosa as well as collaborate with bionic eye engineers at UNSW to design devices that account for remodelling and make them more effective at restoring sight advanced eye imaging technologies.

My current research projects are listed below in My Research Activities. You can also find more information on my research at the Centre For Eye Health Research Group and the Retinal Networks Laboratory 

You can also follow my research on Facebook and Twitter

Phone
+61 2 8115 0791
Location
Office: Centre for Eye Health, Rupert Myers Building Sth Lab: Rm 2.031, Rupert Myers Building Nth

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2011
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Nivison-Smith L; Weiss A, 2011, 'Elastin Based Constructs', in Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering - Cells and Biomaterials, InTech, http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/23660
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Trinh M; Kalloniatis M; Nivison-Smith L, 2021, 'Radial peripapillary capillary plexus sparing and underlying retinal vascular impairment in intermediate age-related macular degeneration', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 62, pp. 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/IOVS.62.4.2
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Mouiee DA; Meijering E; Kalloniatis M; Nivison-Smith L; Williams RA; Nayagam DAX; Spencer TC; Luu CD; McGowan C; Epp SB; Shivdasani MN, 2021, 'Classifying retinal degeneration in histological sections using deep learning', Translational Vision Science and Technology, vol. 10, pp. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/tvst.10.7.9
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Trinh M; Khou V; Zangerl B; Kalloniatis M; Nivison-Smith L, 2021, 'Modelling normal age-related changes in individual retinal layers using location-specific OCT analysis', Scientific Reports, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-79424-6
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Trinh M; Tong J; Yoshioka N; Zangerl B; Kalloniatis M; Nivison-Smith L, 2020, 'Macula ganglion cell thickness changes display location-specific variation patterns in intermediate age-related macular degeneration', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 61, pp. 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.61.3.2
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Agrawal R; Ding J; Sen P; Rousselot A; Chan A; Nivison-Smith L; Wei X; Mahajan S; Kim R; Mishra C; Agarwal M; Suh MH; Luthra S; Munk MR; Cheung CY; Gupta V, 2020, 'Exploring choroidal angioarchitecture in health and disease using choroidal vascularity index', Progress in Retinal and Eye Research, vol. 77, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.preteyeres.2020.100829
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Nivison-Smith L; Khandelwal N; Tong J; Mahajan S; Kalloniatis M; Agrawal R, 2020, 'Normal aging changes in the choroidal angioarchitecture of the macula', Scientific Reports, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-67829-2
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Choi AYJ; Nivison-Smith L; Phu J; Zangerl B; Khuu SK; Jones BW; Pfeiffer RL; Marc RE; Kalloniatis M, 2019, 'Contrast sensitivity isocontours of the central visual field', Scientific Reports, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-48026-2
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Tong J; Phu J; Khuu SK; Yoshioka N; Choi AY; Nivison-Smith L; Marc RE; Jones BW; Pfeiffer RL; Kalloniatis M; Zangerl B, 2019, 'Development of a Spatial Model of Age-Related Change in the Macular Ganglion Cell Layer to Predict Function From Structural Changes', American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 208, pp. 166 - 177, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajo.2019.04.020
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Trinh M; Kalloniatis M; Nivison-Smith L, 2019, 'Vascular changes in intermediate age-related macular degeneration quantified using optical coherence tomography angiography', Translational Vision Science and Technology, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/tvst.8.4.20
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Nivison‐smith L, 2019, 'Atlas of Retinal OCT Darin R Goldman, Nadia K Waheed and Jay S Duker Elsevier, 2017, 416 pages, RRP $232.00', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 102, pp. 345 - 345, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.12813
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Nivison-Smith L; Milston R; Chiang J; Ly A; Assaad N; Kalloniatis M, 2018, 'Peripheral retinal findings in populations with macular disease are similar to healthy eyes', Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, vol. 38, pp. 584 - 595, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/opo.12589
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Ly A; Yapp M; Nivison-Smith L; Assaad N; Hennessy M; Kalloniatis M, 2018, 'Developing prognostic biomarkers in intermediate age-related macular degeneration: their clinical use in predicting progression', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 101, pp. 172 - 181, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.12624
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Ly A; Nivison-Smith L; Zangerl B; Assaad N; Kalloniatis M, 2018, 'Advanced imaging for the diagnosis of age-related macular degeneration: a case vignettes study', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 101, pp. 243 - 254, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.12607
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Nivison-Smith L; Khoo P; Acosta ML; Kalloniatis M, 2018, 'Vinpocetine protects inner retinal neurons with functional NMDA glutamate receptors against retinal ischemia', Experimental Eye Research, vol. 167, pp. 1 - 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exer.2017.10.008
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Ly A; Nivison-Smith L; Assaad N; Kalloniatis M, 2018, 'Multispectral pattern recognition reveals a diversity of clinical signs in intermediate age-related macular degeneration', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 59, pp. 1790 - 1799, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.17-23076
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Chiang J; Katalinic P; Nivison-Smith L; Yapp M; Zangerl B; Khuu S; Watt K; Kalloniatis M, 2018, 'Teaching Ocular Imaging, Disease Diagnosis and Management Within a Work-Integrated Setting: a Novel Model Within an Optometric Education Program', Journal of Optometric Education, vol. 43, pp. 1 - 18, https://journal.opted.org/article/teaching-ocular-imaging-disease-diagnosis-and-management-within-a-work-integrated-setting-a-novel-model-within-an-optometric-education-program/
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Nivison-Smith L; Khoo P; Acosta ML; Kalloniatis M, 2017, 'Pre-treatment with vinpocetine protects against retinal ischemia', Experimental Eye Research, vol. 154, pp. 126 - 138, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exer.2016.11.018
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Ly A; Nivison-Smith L; Zangerl B; Assaad N; Kalloniatis M, 2017, 'Self-reported optometric practise patterns in age-related macular degeneration', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 100, pp. 718 - 728, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.12528
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Ly A; Nivison-Smith L; Assaad N; Kalloniatis M, 2017, 'Fundus Autofluorescence in Age-related Macular Degeneration', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 94, pp. 246 - 259, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000000997
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Yoshioka N; Zangerl B; Nivison-Smith L; Khuu SK; Jones BW; Pfeiffer RL; Marc RE; Kalloniatis M, 2017, 'Pattern recognition analysis of age-related retinal ganglion cell signatures in the human eye', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 58, pp. 3086 - 3099, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.17-21450
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Ly A; Nivison-Smith L; Hennessy M; Kalloniatis M, 2017, 'The advantages of intermediate-tier, inter-optometric referral of low risk pigmented lesions', Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, vol. 37, pp. 661 - 668, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/opo.12413
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Phu J; Khuu S; Nivison-Smith L; Zangerl B; Choi Y; Jones B; Pfeiffer R; Kalloniatis M, 2017, 'Pattern Recognition Analysis Reveals Unique Contrast Sensitivity Isocontours Using Static Perimetry Thresholds Across the Visual Field', Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, vol. 58, pp. 4863 - 4876, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.17-22371
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Ly A; Nivison-Smith L; Hennessy MP; Kalloniatis M, 2016, 'Collaborative care of non-urgent macular disease: a study of inter-optometric referrals', Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, vol. 36, pp. 632 - 642, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/opo.12322
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Ly A; Nivison-Smith L; Assaad N; Kalloniatis M, 2016, 'Infrared reflectance imaging in age-related macular degeneration', Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, vol. 36, pp. 303 - 316, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/opo.12283
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Kalloniatis M; Nivison-Smith L; Chua J; Acosta ML; Fletcher EL, 2016, 'Using the rd1 mouse to understand functional and anatomical retinal remodelling and treatment implications in retinitis pigmentosa: A review', Experimental Eye Research, vol. 150, pp. 106 - 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exer.2015.10.019
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Choi AYJ; Nivison-Smith L; Khuu SK; Kalloniatis M, 2016, 'Determining spatial summation and its effect on contrast sensitivity across the central 20 degrees of visual field', PLoS One, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0158263
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    de Souza CF; Nivison-Smith L; Christie DL; Polkinghorne P; McGhee C; Kalloniatis M; Acosta ML, 2016, 'Macromolecular markers in normal human retina and applications to human retinal disease', Experimental Eye Research, vol. 150, pp. 135 - 148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exer.2016.01.002
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Phu J; Trinh WH; Chau-Vo J; Nivison-Smith L; Kalloniatis M, 2015, 'Atypical features of Fuchs uveitis syndrome', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 92, pp. e394 - e403, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000000701
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Ly A; Nivison-Smith L; Hennessy M; Kalloniatis M, 2015, 'Pigmented lesions of the retinal pigment epithelium', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 92, pp. 844 - 857, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000000640
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Rogala J; Zanger B; Assaad N; Fletcher EL; Kalloniatis M; Nivison-Smith L, 2015, 'In vivo quantification of retinal changes associated with drusen in age-related macular degeneration', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 56, pp. 1689 - 1700, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.14-16221
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Nivison-Smith L; Obrien BJ; Truong M; Guo CX; Kalloniatis M; Acosta ML, 2015, 'Vinpocetine modulates metabolic activity and function during retinal ischemia', American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology, vol. 308, pp. C737 - C749, http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpcell.00291.2014
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Rogala J; Zangerl B; Assaad N; Fletcher EL; Kalloniatis M; Nivison-Smith L, 2015, 'In Vivo Quantification of Retinal Changes Associated With Drusen in Age-Related Macular Degeneration (vol 56, pg 1689, 2015)', INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, vol. 56, pp. 4125 - 4128, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.14-16221a
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Wong E; Nivison-Smith L; Assaad NN; Kalloniatis M, 2015, 'OCT and fundus autofluorescence enhances visualization of white dot syndromes', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 92, pp. 642 - 653, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000000572
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Nivison-Smith L; Milston R; Madigan M; Kalloniatis M, 2014, 'Age-related macular degeneration: Linking clinical presentation to pathology', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 91, pp. 832 - 848, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000000281
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Nivison-Smith L; Zhu Y; Whatham A; Bui BV; Fletcher EL; Acosta ML; Kalloniatis M, 2014, 'Sildenafil alters retinal function in mouse carriers of Retinitis Pigmentosa', Experimental Eye Research, vol. 128, pp. 43 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exer.2014.08.014
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Nivison-Smith L; Acosta ML; Misra S; O'Brien BJ; Kalloniatis M, 2014, 'Vinpocetine regulates cation channel permeability of inner retinal neurons in the ischaemic retina', Neurochemistry International, vol. 66, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuint.2014.01.003
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Nivison-Smith L; Chua J; Tan SS; Kalloniatis M, 2014, 'Amino acid signatures in the developing mouse retina', International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, vol. 33, pp. 62 - 80, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdevneu.2013.12.005
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Chua J; Nivison-Smith L; Tan SS; Kalloniatis M, 2013, 'Metabolic profiling of the mouse retina using amino acid signatures: Insight into developmental cell dispersion patterns', Experimental Neurology, vol. 250, pp. 74 - 93, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.expneurol.2013.09.007
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Kalloniatis M; Loh CS; Acosta M; Tomisich G; Zhu Y; Nivison-Smith L; Fletcher EL; Chua J; Sun D; Arunthavasothy N, 2013, 'Retinal amino acid neurochemistry in health and disease', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 7, pp. 1 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.12015
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Nivison-Smith L; Sun D; Fletcher EL; Marc R; Kalloniatis M, 2013, 'Mapping kainate activation of inner neurons in the rat retina', Journal of Comparative Neurology, vol. 521, pp. 2416 - 2438, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cne.23305
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Nivison-Smith L; Collin S; Zhu Y; Ready S; Acosta M; Hunt D; Potter I; Kalloniatis M, 2013, 'Retinal Amino Acid Neurochemistry of the Southern Hemisphere Lamprey, Geotria australis.', PLoS ONE, vol. 8, pp. e58406, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0058406
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Chua J; Nivison-Smith L; Fletcher EL; Trenholm S; Awatramani G; Kalloniatis M, 2013, 'Early remodeling of Müller cells in the rd/rd mouse model of retinal dystrophy', Journal of Comparative Neurology, vol. 521, pp. 2439 - 2453, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cne.23307
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Zhu Y; Mistra S; Nivison-Smith L; Acosta ML; Fletcher EL; Kalloniatis M, 2013, 'Mapping cation entry in photoreceptors and inner retinal neurons during early degeneration in the P23H-3 rat retina', Visual Neuroscience, vol. 30, pp. 65 - 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0952523813000047
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    ZHU Y; MISTRA S; NIVISON-SMITH L; ACOSTA ML; FLETCHER EL; KALLONIATIS M, 2013, 'Mapping cation entry in photoreceptors and inner retinal neurons during early degeneration in the P23H-3 rat retina—CORRIGENDUM', Visual Neuroscience, vol. 30, pp. 121 - 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0952523813000163
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Nivison-Smith L; Collin SP; Zhu Y; Ready S; Acosta ML; Hunt DM; Potter IC; Kalloniatis M, 2013, 'Correction: Retinal Amino Acid Neurochemistry of the Southern Hemisphere Lamprey,.', PloS one, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/annotation/99baec7f-908c-4e88-8a87-a25f2aa1630c
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Zhu Y; Mistra S; Nivison-Smith L; Acosta ML; Fletcher EL; Kalloniatis M, 2013, 'Erratum: Mapping cation entry in photoreceptors and inner retinal neurons during early degeneration in the P23H-3 rat retina (Visual Neuroscience (2013) DOI: 10.1017/S0952523813000047)', Visual Neuroscience, vol. 30, pp. 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0952523813000047
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Nivison-Smith L; Weiss AS, 2012, 'Alignment of human vascular smooth muscle cells on parallel electrospun synthetic elastin fibers', Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part A, vol. 100 A, pp. 155 - 161, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.a.33255
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Almine JF; Bax DV; Mithieux SM; Smith LN; Rnjak J; Waterhouse A; Wise SG; Weiss AS, 2010, 'Elastin-based materials', Chemical Society Reviews, vol. 39, pp. 3371 - 3379, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/b919452p
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Nivison-Smith L; Rnjak J; Weiss AS, 2010, 'Synthetic human elastin microfibers: Stable cross-linked tropoelastin and cell interactive constructs for tissue engineering applications', Acta Biomaterialia, vol. 6, pp. 354 - 359, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2009.08.011
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Grant A; Trompf K; Seung D; Nivison-Smith L; Bowcock H; Kresse H; Holmes S; Radford J; Morrow P, 2010, 'Sub-cellular damage by copper in the cnidarian Zoanthus robustus', Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - C Toxicology and Pharmacology, vol. 152, pp. 256 - 262, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpc.2010.04.013
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Almine JF; Bax DV; Mithieux SM; Nivison-Smith L; Rnjak J; Waterhouse A; Wise SG; Weiss AS, 2010, 'ChemInform Abstract: Elastin-Based Materials', ChemInform, vol. 41, pp. no - no, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chin.201051252
  • Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Nivison-Smith L; Trinh M; Kalloniatis M, 2019, 'Quantity and morphology of inner retinal vasculature is reduced in intermediate Age-Related Macular Degeneration', in Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 60 (9), 3443-3443, presented at ARVO
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Kalloniatis M; Phu J; Choi AYJ; Khuu S; Yoshioka N; Nivison-Smith L; Zangerl B, 2018, 'Hemifield asymmetry analysis within the central 20 degrees in open-angle glaucoma: diagnostic utility of 10-2 visual fields and macula optical coherence tomography', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Honolulu, HI, Vol. 59, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Honolulu, HI, 29 April 2018 - 03 May 2018, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000442932802247&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Choi AYJ; Nivison-Smith L; Khuu S; Phu J; Yoshioka N; Zangerl B; Assaad N; Kalloniatis M, 2018, 'Contrast sensitivity is elevated for stimuli outside cone-driven complete spatial summation in age-related macular degeneration', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Honolulu, HI, Vol. 59, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Honolulu, HI, 29 April 2018 - 03 May 2018, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000442912503191&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Nivison-Smith L; Wang H; Assaad N; Kalloniatis M, 2018, 'Retinal Thickness Changes throughout the Natural History of Drusen in Age-related Macular Degeneration', in Optometry and Vision Science, Vol. 95, pp. 648 - 655, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000001256
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Nivison-Smith L; Tan N; Yoshioka N; Choi AYJ; Zangerl B; Kalloniatis M, 2018, 'Changes in inner retinal thickness in age-related macular degeneration (AMD) detected using a grid-wise analysis of optical coherence tomography scans.', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Honolulu, HI, Vol. 59, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Honolulu, HI, 29 April 2018 - 03 May 2018, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000442912507095&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Choi AYJ; Nivison-Smith L; Khuu S; Zangerl B; Assaad N; Kalloniatis M, 2017, 'Translating visual field changes detected with stimuli within and outside complete spatial summation to optical coherence tomography findings in age-related macular degeneration', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Baltimore, MD, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Baltimore, MD, 07 May 2017 - 11 May 2017, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000432176304031&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Ly A; Nivison-Smith L; Yapp M; Kalloniatis M, 2017, 'Referral pathways for non-urgent macular disease', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Baltimore, MD, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Baltimore, MD, 07 May 2017 - 11 May 2017, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000432176304395&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Yoshioka N; Zangerl B; Nivison-Smith L; Khuu S; Jones BW; Pfeiffer RL; Marc RE; Kalloniatis M, 2017, 'Predicting Age-related Changes with High Accuracy using a Pattern Recognition Derived Retinal Ganglion Cell Regression Model', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Baltimore, MD, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO) - Imaging in the Eye, Baltimore, MD, 06 May 2017 - 11 May 2017, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000432170301259&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Choi AYJ; Nivison-Smith L; Assaad N; Khuu SK; Kalloniatis M, 2016, 'Spatial summation across the 10-2 visual field in normals and age-related macular degeneration', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Seattle, WA, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Seattle, WA, 01 May 2016 - 05 May 2016, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000394210604341&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2016
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Ly A; Nivison-Smith L; Zangerl B; Kalloniatis M, 2016, 'Practice patterns in age-related macular degeneration (AMD)', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Seattle, WA, Vol. 57, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Seattle, WA, 01 May 2016 - 05 May 2016, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000394210203085&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Nivison-Smith L; Zhang C; de Souza C; Michael K; Charles M; Philip P; Angus G; Monica A, 2015, 'Water channel permeability in retinal degeneration. the role of aquaporins', in JOURNAL OF NEUROCHEMISTRY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Cairns, AUSTRALIA, pp. 374 - 374, presented at 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, 23 August 2015 - 27 August 2015, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000360206300962&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2015
    Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith
    Nivison-Smith L; Rogala J; Zangerl B; Assaad N; Fletcher EL; Kalloniatis M, 2015, 'Retinal Layer Thickness in Drusen and Drusen-Free Retinal Areas in Age-Related Macular Degeneration', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Denver, CO, Vol. 56, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Denver, CO, 03 May 2015 - 07 May 2015, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000362891105093&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Awards

  • 2019: UNSW Dean of Science Impact Communication Award
  • 2019: UNSW Presidents Award for Embraces Diversity (as part of the UNSW Women's Science Champions) 
  • 2016: Ian Potter travel award, American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim, USA
  • 2015: CASS travel award, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthamology, Seattle, USA
  • 2010: Travel Award, Australian Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Conference, QLD, AUSTRALIA
  • 2010: Poster Prize, Elastin and Elastic Fibers Gordon Research Conference, Biddeford, MA
  • 2008: Poster Prize, Bosch Scientific Meeting, University of Sydney, NSW, AUSTRALIA
  • 2008: Travel Award, Lorne Proteins Conference, VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • 2007: Australian Postgraduate Award
  • 2006: University Medal, University of Sydney, NSW, AUSTRALIA
  • 2006: Roslyn Flora Galston Prize for Biochemistry, University of Sydney, NSW, AUSTRALIA
  • 2006: Honours Scholarship, University of Sydney, NSW, AUSTRALIA

Grants

  • 2020: NHMRC Investigator Grant: "Understanding inner retinal remodelling to improve clinical outcomes for individuals with macular degeneration" Value: $640K
  • 2019: Rebecca L Cooper Foundation: "Novel techniques to improve classification of individuals with macular degeneration" Value: $100K
  • 2019: UNSW RIS Grant: "OCT High Magnification Module" Value: $12K
  • 2018: UNSW RIS Grant: "COMPASS Microperimeter" Value: $55K
  • 2017: UNSW RIS Grant: "Spectralis OCTA" Value: $99K
  • 2016: UNSW Early Career Research Grant: “Late-stage remodelling in retinal degeneration” Value: $8.5K
  • 2015: UNSW Early Career Research Grant: “The metabolic actions of vinpocetine in the treatment of ocular ischaemia” Value: $11K
  • 2015: UNSW MREII Grant: "Tissue Culture Facility" Value: $96K
  • 2014: UNSW Early Career Research Grant: “Transneuronal degradation in the visual cortex of rodents with retinal damage” Value: $10K
  • 2013: UNSW Faculty Research Grant: “Glutamate receptor functionality of bipolar cells in ocular disease” Value: $21K

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