Dr Sarah   Hancock
Lecturer

Dr Sarah Hancock

PhD - University of Wollongong (2016)
BSc(Hons) - University of Wollongong (2010)

medicine-health
School of Medical Sciences

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Sarah Hancock
    Wang Q; Guan YF; Hancock SE; Wahi K; van Geldermalsen M; Zhang BK; Pang A; Nagarajah R; Mak B; Freidman N; Horvath LG; Turner N; Holst J, 2021, 'Inhibition of guanosine monophosphate synthetase (GMPS) blocks glutamine metabolism and prostate cancer growth', Journal of Pathology, vol. 254, pp. 135 - 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/path.5665
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Sarah Hancock
    Li YE; Wang Y; Du X; Zhang T; Mak HY; Hancock SE; McEwen H; Pandzic E; Whan RM; Aw YC; Lukmantara IE; Yuan Y; Dong X; Don A; Turner N; Qi S; Yang H, 2021, 'TMEM41B and VMP1 are scramblases and regulate the distribution of cholesterol and phosphatidylserine', The Journal of cell biology, vol. 220, http://dx.doi.org/10.1083/jcb.202103105
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Sarah Hancock
    Jayashankar V; Selwan E; Hancock SE; Verlande A; Goodson MO; Eckenstein KH; Milinkeviciute G; Hoover BM; Chen B; Fleischman AG; Cramer KS; Hanessian S; Masri S; Turner N; Edinger AL, 2021, 'Drug-like sphingolipid SH-BC-893 opposes ceramide-induced mitochondrial fission and corrects diet-induced obesity', EMBO Molecular Medicine, http://dx.doi.org/10.15252/emmm.202013086
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Sarah Hancock
    Friedrich MG; Skora A; Hancock SE; Mitchell TW; Else PL; Truscott RJW, 2021, 'Tau is truncated in five regions of the normal adult human brain', International Journal of Molecular Sciences, vol. 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms22073521
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Sarah Hancock
    Du X; Zhou L; Aw YC; Mak HY; Xu Y; Rae J; Wang W; Zadoorian A; Hancock SE; Osborne B; Chen X; Wu JW; Turner N; Parton RG; Li P; Yang H, 2020, 'ORP5 localizes to ER-lipid droplet contacts and regulates the level of PI(4)P on lipid droplets', Journal of Cell Biology, vol. 219, http://dx.doi.org/10.1083/jcb.201905162
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Sarah Hancock
    Phillips GR; Hancock SE; Brown SHJ; Jenner AM; Kreilaus F; Newell KA; Mitchell TW, 2020, 'Cholesteryl ester levels are elevated in the caudate and putamen of Huntington’s disease patients', Scientific Reports, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-76973-8
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Sarah Hancock
    Hancock SE; Poad BLJ; Willcox MDP; Blanksby SJ; Mitchell TW, 2019, 'Analytical separations for lipids in complex, nonpolar lipidomes using differential mobility spectrometry', Journal of Lipid Research, vol. 60, pp. 1968 - 1978, http://dx.doi.org/10.1194/jlr.D094854
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Sarah Hancock
    Schömel N; Hancock SE; Gruber L; Olzomer EM; Byrne FL; Shah D; Hoehn KL; Turner N; Grösch S; Geisslinger G; Wegner MS, 2019, 'UGCG influences glutamine metabolism of breast cancer cells', Scientific Reports, vol. 9, pp. 15665, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-52169-7
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Sarah Hancock
    Liu M; Hancock SE; Sultani G; Wilkins BP; Ding E; Osborne B; Quek L-E; Turner N, 2019, 'Snail-Overexpression Induces Epithelial-mesenchymal Transition and Metabolic Reprogramming in Human Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma and Non-tumorigenic Ductal Cells', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MEDICINE, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jcm8060822
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Sarah Hancock
    Hancock SE; Maccarone AT; Poad BLJ; Trevitt AJ; Mitchell TW; Blanksby SJ, 2019, 'Reaction of ionised steryl esters with ozone in the gas phase', Chemistry and Physics of Lipids, vol. 221, pp. 198 - 206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemphyslip.2018.12.013
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Sarah Hancock
    Hancock SE; Ailuri R; Marshall DL; Brown SHJ; Saville JT; Narreddula VR; Boase NR; Poad BLJ; Trevitt AJ; Willcox MDP; Kelso MJ; Mitchell TW; Blanksby SJ, 2018, 'Mass spectrometry-directed structure elucidation and total synthesis of ultra-long chain (O-acyl)-ω-hydroxy fatty acids', Journal of Lipid Research, vol. 59, pp. 1510 - 1518, http://dx.doi.org/10.1194/jlr.M086702
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Sarah Hancock
    Hancock SE; Poad BLJ; Batarseh A; Abbott SK; Mitchell TW, 2017, 'Advances and unresolved challenges in the structural characterization of isomeric lipids', Analytical Biochemistry, vol. 524, pp. 45 - 55, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ab.2016.09.014
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Sarah Hancock
    Hancock SE; Friedrich MG; Mitchell TW; Truscott RJW; Else PL, 2017, 'The phospholipid composition of the human entorhinal cortex remains relatively stable over 80 years of adult aging', GeroScience, vol. 39, pp. 73 - 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11357-017-9961-2
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Sarah Hancock
    Friedrich MG; Hancock SE; Raftery MJ; Truscott RJW, 2016, 'Isoaspartic acid is present at specific sites in myelin basic protein from multiple sclerosis patients: Could this represent a trigger for disease onset?', Acta Neuropathologica Communications, vol. 4, pp. 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40478-016-0348-x
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Sarah Hancock
    Pollock AH; Tedla N; Hancock SE; Cornely R; Mitchell TW; Yang Z; Kockx M; Parton RG; Rossy J; Gaus K, 2016, 'Prolonged intake of dietary lipids alters membrane structure and T cell responses in LDLr-/- mice', Journal of Immunology, vol. 196, pp. 3993 - 4002, http://dx.doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.1501261
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Sarah Hancock
    Cornely R; Pollock AH; Rentero C; Norris SE; Alvarez-Guaita A; Grewal T; Mitchell T; Enrich C; Moss SE; Parton RG; Rossy J; Gaus K, 2016, 'Annexin A6 regulates interleukin-2-mediated T-cell proliferation', Immunology and Cell Biology, vol. 94, pp. 543 - 553, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/icb.2016.15
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Sarah Hancock
    Hancock SE; Friedrich MG; Mitchell TW; Truscott RJW; Else PL, 2015, 'Decreases in Phospholipids Containing Adrenic and Arachidonic Acids Occur in the Human Hippocampus over the Adult Lifespan', Lipids, vol. 50, pp. 861 - 872, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11745-015-4030-z
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Sarah Hancock
    Norris SE; Friedrich MG; Mitchell TW; Truscott RJW; Else PL, 2015, 'Human prefrontal cortex phospholipids containing docosahexaenoic acid increase during normal adult aging, whereas those containing arachidonic acid decrease', Neurobiology of Aging, vol. 36, pp. 1659 - 1669, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2015.01.002
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Sarah Hancock
    Cortie CH; Hulbert AJ; Hancock SE; Mitchell TW; McAndrew D; Else PL, 2015, 'Of mice, pigs and humans: An analysis of mitochondrial phospholipids from mammals with very different maximal lifespans', Experimental Gerontology, vol. 70, pp. 135 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exger.2015.08.011
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Sarah Hancock
    Norris SE; Mitchell TW; Else PL, 2012, 'Phospholipid peroxidation: Lack of effect of fatty acid pairing', Lipids, vol. 47, pp. 451 - 460, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11745-012-3654-5
  • Conference Papers | 2017
    Dr Sarah Hancock
    Friedrich M; Hancock S; Raftery M; Truscott RJW, 2017, 'Racemisation of Long-Lived Proteins in Human Myelin: Implications for Multiple Sclerosis', in MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS JOURNAL, SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD, MS Res Australia, Sydney, AUSTRALIA, pp. NP3 - NP3, presented at Progress in MS Research Conference, MS Res Australia, Sydney, AUSTRALIA, 11 October 2017 - 13 October 2017, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000414783200008&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Awards

Best Young Scientist talk – 9th International Singapore Lipid Symposium (USD$1000; 2021)
Apte Scholarship, UNSW Faculty of Medicine ($20,0000; 2021)
UNSW Faculty of Medicine Award for Research Excellence (Early Career Academic Staff; 2019)
UNSW SoMS Paper of the Month (August 2019)
Metabolomics Society Early Career Travel Award (USD$500; 2019)
Translational Cancer Research Institute Conference and Professional Development Grant ($2500; 2019)
Helmsley Scholarship (2017)
Australian Postgraduate Award (2011-2015)
Bomaderry Rotary Club Scholarship (2011)
UOW Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Deans Merit List: (2010, 2007)
UOW Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Research Committee Research Scholarship (2010)
UOW Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Research Committee Summer Research Scholarship (2009)

Grants

Young Investigator Project grant funded by Cure Cancer Australia through Cancer Australia's Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme: Understanding metabolite heterogeneity in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, and its role in adaptive metabolic reprogramming during chemotherapy treatment. (2019) 

Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre Research Grant: Optimisation of a mass spectrometry imaging method to detect small polar metabolites in pancreatic cancer tissue. (2019)

Tour de Cure Pioneering Grant. Unmasking metabolic changes that facilitate pancreatic cancer growth (2019)

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