Adjunct Lecturer

Dr Ranita Kirubakaran

  • PhD in Clinical Pharmacology (Pharmacometrics, Pharmacogenomics): UNSW Medicine
  • Master of Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy): USM Malaysia   
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hon): USM Malaysia                                                                                  
Medicine & Health
School of Clinical Medicine
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Kirubakaran R; Hennig S; Maslen B; Day RO; Carland JE; Stocker SL, 2022, 'Evaluation of published population pharmacokinetic models to inform tacrolimus dosing in adult heart transplant recipients', British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, vol. 88, pp. 1751 - 1772, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bcp.15091
    Journal articles | 2022
    Kirubakaran R; Uster DW; Hennig S; Carland JE; Day RO; Wicha SG; Stocker SL, 2022, 'Adaptation of a population pharmacokinetic model to inform tacrolimus therapy in heart transplant recipients', BRITISH JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bcp.15566
    Journal articles | 2021
    Kirubakaran R; Stocker SL; Carlos L; Day RO; Carland JE, 2021, 'Tacrolimus Therapy in Adult Heart Transplant Recipients: Evaluation of a Bayesian Forecasting Software', Therapeutic drug monitoring, vol. 43, pp. 736 - 746, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/FTD.0000000000000909
    Journal articles | 2021
    Stocker SL; Carland JE; Reuter SE; Stacy AE; Schaffer AL; Stefani M; Lau C; Kirubakaran R; Yang JJ; Shen CFJ; Roberts DM; Marriott DJE; Day RO; Brett J, 2021, 'Evaluation of a Pilot Vancomycin Precision Dosing Advisory Service on Target Exposure Attainment Using an Interrupted Time Series Analysis', Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, vol. 109, pp. 212 - 221, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cpt.2113
    Journal articles | 2020
    2020, 'Abstracts', CPT: Pharmacometrics & Systems Pharmacology, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/psp4.12497
    Journal articles | 2020
    Kirubakaran R; Stocker SL; Hennig S; Day RO; Carland JE, 2020, 'Population Pharmacokinetic Models of Tacrolimus in Adult Transplant Recipients: A Systematic Review', Clinical Pharmacokinetics, vol. 59, pp. 1357 - 1392, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40262-020-00922-x
    Journal articles | 2017
    Kirubakaran R; Jia TC; Aris NM, 2017, 'Awareness of breast cancer among surgical patients in a tertiary hospital in Malaysia', Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, vol. 18, pp. 115 - 120, http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/APJCP.2017.18.1.115
    Journal articles | 2016
    Kirubakaran R; Ching Yee Ooi ; Kim Peng Su ; Rizal Irwan Syah , 2016, 'Profile And Outcome of Variceal Bleeding Patients Referred for Endoscopy At A Tertiary Hospital in Kedah', IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS), vol. 15, pp. 93 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.9790/0853-1506149396
    Journal articles | 2016
    Kirubakaran R; Loo Jing Hean , 2016, 'The Appropriateness of Acid Suppressive Medications’ Use in a Tertiary Hospital in Kedah', International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Research, vol. 6, pp. 719 - 728
    Journal articles | 2016
    Kirubakaran R; Ooi CY; Su KP; Izhar NA, 2016, 'Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infections among patients referred for endoscopy at Hospital Sultan Abdul Halim', Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease, vol. 6, pp. 358 - 360, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2222-1808(15)61047-7
    Journal articles | 2012
    Babar ZUD; Hassali MAA; Shyong TL; Hin TK; Cien CS; Bin LS; Anantham SC; Kirubakaran R; Ping SB; Chuen CS; Singh JKS, 2012, 'An evaluation of consumers' perceptions regarding "modern medicines" in Penang, Malaysia', Journal of Young Pharmacists, vol. 4, pp. 108 - 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0975-1483.96625
  • Conference Posters | 2021
    Kirubakaran R; Uster D; Hennig S; Carland J; Day R; Stocker S, 2021, 'Matters close to the heart: adaptation of a tacrolimus model to inform therapeutic drug monitoring using the PRIOR approach', Virtual, presented at Population Approach Group Europe, Virtual, 02 September 2021 - 07 September 2021
    Conference Presentations | 2021
    Kirubakaran R; Uster D; Hennig S; Carland J; Day R; Wicha S; Stocker S, 2021, 'A population pharmacokinetic model to inform tacrolimus therapy in heart transplant recipients', presented at ASCEPT, Virtual, 29 November 2021 - 02 December 2021
    Conference Presentations | 2021
    Kirubakaran R; Uster D; Hennig S; Carland J; Day R; Wicha S; Stocker S, 2021, 'Matters close to the heart: adaptation of a tacrolimus model to inform therapeutic drug monitoring using the PRIOR approach', presented at PAGANZ, Virtual, 27 January 2021 - 29 January 2021
    Conference Posters | 2021
    Kirubakaran R; Uster D; Hennig S; Carland J; Day R; Wicha S; Stocker S, 2021, 'Matters close to the heart: adaptation of a tacrolimus model to inform therapeutic drug monitoring using the PRIOR approach', Virtual, presented at American Conference on Pharmacometrics, Virtual, 08 November 2021 - 12 November 2021
    Conference Posters | 2021
    Kirubakaran R; Uster D; Hennig S; Carland J; Day R; Wicha S; Stocker S, 2021, 'Matters close to the heart: adaptation of a tacrolimus model to inform therapeutic drug monitoring using the PRIOR approach', Virtual, presented at IATDMCT, Virtual, 19 September 2021 - 22 September 2021
    Conference Presentations | 2020
    Carland J; Stocker S; Reuter S; Stacy A; Schaffer A; Stefani M; Lau C; Kirubakaran R; Yang J; Shen C; Roberts D; Marriott D; Day R; Brett J, 2020, 'Evaluation of a pilot vancomycin therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) service using an interrupted time series analysis', presented at ASCEPT, Virtual, 29 November 2020 - 02 December 2020
    Conference Abstracts | 2020
    Kirubakaran R, 2020, 'CAN POPULATION PHARMACOKINETIC MODELS OF TACROLIMUS BE EXTRAPOLATED BETWEEN DIFFERENT TRANSPLANT POPULATIONS?', in CAN POPULATION PHARMACOKINETIC MODELS OF TACROLIMUS BE EXTRAPOLATED BETWEEN DIFFERENT TRANSPLANT POPULATIONS?, Vol. 9, presented at World Conference of Pharmacometrics
    Conference Posters | 2020
    Kirubakaran R; Hennig S; Carland J; Day R; Stocker S, 2020, 'External evaluation of population pharmacokinetic models of tacrolimus in adult heart transplant recipients', presented at Pharmacometrics Japan, 22 January 2020 - 23 January 2020
    Conference Presentations | 2020
    Singh R; Kirubakaran R; Day R; Carland J; Stocker S, 2020, 'Predictive performance of population pharmacokinetic models for tacrolimus in lung transplant recipients', presented at ASCEPT, Virtual, 29 November 2020 - 02 December 2020
    Conference Posters | 2020
    Singh R; Kirubakaran R; Day R; Carland J; Stocker S, 2020, 'Predictive performance of population pharmacokinetic models for tacrolimus in lung transplant recipients', Virtual, presented at ASCEPT, Virtual, 29 November 2020 - 02 December 2020
    Conference Presentations | 2019
    Kirubakaran R; Hennig S; Carland J; Day R; Stocker S, 2019, 'External evaluation of population pharmacokinetic models of tacrolimus in adult heart transplant recipients', presented at American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Sydney, Australia, 22 November 2019
    Conference Presentations | 2019
    Kirubakaran R; Hennig S; Maslen B; Carland J; Day R; Stocker S, 2019, 'External evaluation of published population pharmacokinetic models of tacrolimus in adult heart transplant recipients', presented at ASCEPT-PAGANZ, Queenstown, New Zealand, 25 November 2019 - 29 November 2019
    Conference Posters | 2019
    Kirubakaran R; Hennig S; Maslen B; Carland J; Day R; Stocker S, 2019, 'External evaluation of published population pharmacokinetic models of tacrolimus in adult heart transplant recipients', Queenstown, New Zealand, presented at ASCEPT-PAGANZ, Queenstown, New Zealand, 25 November 2019 - 29 November 2019
    Conference Posters | 2019
    Kirubakaran R; Hennig S; Stocker S; Day R; Carland J, 2019, 'Population pharmacokinetic models of tacrolimus in adult transplant recipients: a systematic review', Queenstown, New Zealand, presented at ASCEPT-PAGANZ, Queenstown, New Zealand, 25 November 2019 - 29 November 2019
    Conference Presentations | 2019
    Kirubakaran R; Stocker S; Day R; Carland J, 2019, 'Predictive performance of a Bayesian forecasting software for tacrolimus in adult heart transplant', presented at PAGANZ, Auckland, New Zealand, 06 February 2019 - 09 February 2019
    Conference Posters | 2018
    Kim Y; Kirubakaran R; Stocker S; Burrows F; Carlos L; Day R; Carland J, 2018, 'Tacrolimus Dosing and Monitoring in Lung Transplant Patients', Adelaide, Australia, presented at ASCEPT, Adelaide, Australia, 27 November 2018 - 30 November 2018
    Conference Posters | 2018
    Kirubakaran R; Stocker S; Carlos L; Burrows F; Day R; Carland J, 2018, 'Tacrolimus dosing and monitoring: a retrospective cohort study', Adelaide, Australia, presented at ASCEPT, Adelaide, Australia, 27 November 2018 - 30 November 2018
    Conference Posters | 2018
    Kirubakaran R; Stocker S; Day R; Carland J, 2018, 'Predictive performance of tacrolimus precision dosing software', Adelaide, Australia, presented at ASCEPT, Adelaide, Australia, 27 November 2018 - 30 November 2018
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Kirubakaran R; Jia TC, 2016, 'Awareness of breast cancer among surgical female inpatients in Kedah', in ANNALS OF ONCOLOGY, OXFORD UNIV PRESS, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000393980600094&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

  • 2022 - Higher Degree Research (HDR) Thesis Award (Winner)
  • 2021 - ASCEPT Twitter Competition – best “conference with a view”
  • 2021 - Twelfth American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP12) Trainee Communication Challenge (Winner)
  • 2021 - ASCEPT Student Forum Symposium (Second prize)
  • 2021 - IATDMCT Best Young Scientist Poster Award
  • 2021 - ASCEPT Student Registration Grant
  • 2021 - APSA Student Registration Grant
  • 2021 - UNSW Thesis Allowance Grant
  • 2021 - UNSW HDR Completion Scholarship
  • 2021 - 3 Minutes Thesis Competition, UNSW Faculty of Medicine and Health Heat (First Prize)
  • 2021 UNSW International Student of the Year Award (Finalist) 
  • 2021 Postgraduate Research Student Support (PRSS) 
  • 2021 Greening Hospitals Mini-Hackathon, UNSW Faculty of Medicine and Health (First prize)
  • 2018/21 International Postgraduate Award (UIPA) – PhD Scholarship                                                                 
  • 2018/21 Applied Medical Research (AMR) PhD Scholarship Supplementation                                                           
  • 2020 Australian Research Council (ARC) UNSW Postgraduate Research Student Award
  • 2020 Pharmacometrics Japan Conference International Travel Grant
  • 2019 ASCEPT Travel Award (New Zealand)
  • 2019 PAGANZ Nick Holford Prize for best oral presentation in clinical pharmacology and pharmacometrics (New Zealand)
  • 2019 PAGANZ Travel Award (New Zealand)
  • 2019 St. Vincent’s Clinical School HDR Travel Award (New Zealand)
  • 2018 ASCEPT Clinical Pharmacology Special Interest Group Prize for best poster presentation in Clinical Pharmacology (Australia)
  • 2018 ASCEPT Neville Percy Prize Finalist for best poster communication (Australia)
  • 2016 ESMO Travel Grant (Singapore)