Dr Thomas Duncan

Dr Thomas Duncan

PhD (Regenerative Medicine)

GradCert (Higher Education)

BSc Hons (Anatomy)



Medicine & Health
School of Biomedical Sciences

Lecturer in Anatomy

Former neuroscience researcher in Alzheimer's disease, dementia neuropathology, and stem cell regenerative medicine

Wallace Wurth Building, Level 2, Room 206
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Valenzuela M; Duncan T; Abey A; Johnson A; Boulamatsis C; Dalton MA; Jacobson E; Brunel L; Child G; Simpson D; Buckland M; Lowe A; Siette J; Westbrook F; McGreevy P, 2022, 'Autologous skin-derived neural precursor cell therapy reverses canine Alzheimer dementia-like syndrome in a proof of concept veterinary trial', Stem Cell Research and Therapy, vol. 13, pp. 261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13287-022-02933-w
    Journal articles | 2021
    Abey A; Davies D; Goldsbury C; Buckland M; Valenzuela M; Duncan T, 2021, 'Distribution of tau hyperphosphorylation in canine dementia resembles early Alzheimer’s disease and other tauopathies', Brain Pathology, vol. 31, pp. 144 - 162, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bpa.12893
    Journal articles | 2021
    Song H; McEwen HP; Duncan T; Lee JY; Teo JD; Don AS, 2021, 'Sphingosine kinase 2 is essential for remyelination following cuprizone intoxication', GLIA, vol. 69, pp. 2863 - 2881, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/glia.24074
    Journal articles | 2019
    Lei M; Teo JD; Song H; McEwen HP; Lee JY; Couttas TA; Duncan T; Chesworth R; Bertz J; Przybyla M; van Eersel J; Heng B; Guillemin GJ; Ittner LM; Fath T; Garner B; Ittner A; Karl T; Don AS, 2019, 'Sphingosine kinase 2 potentiates amyloid deposition but protects against hippocampal volume loss and demyelination in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 39, pp. 9645 - 9659, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0524-19.2019
    Journal articles | 2017
    Duncan T; Lowe A; Sidhu K; Sachdev P; Lewis T; Lin RCY; Sytnyk V; Valenzuela M, 2017, 'Replicable Expansion and Differentiation of Neural Precursors from Adult Canine Skin.', Stem Cell Reports, vol. 9, pp. 557 - 570, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.stemcr.2017.07.008
    Journal articles | 2017
    Duncan T; Valenzuela M, 2017, 'Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and stem cell therapy', Stem Cell Research and Therapy, vol. 8, pp. 1 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13287-017-0567-5
    Journal articles | 2017
    Truong A; Lowe AK; Duncan T; Valenzuela M, 2017, '[P1–218]: SKIN‐DERIVED NEURAL PRECURSORS AS A NOVEL REGENERATIVE THERAPY FOR ALZHEIMER's DISEASE', Alzheimer's & Dementia, vol. 13, pp. P326 - P327, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2017.06.038
    Journal articles | 2017
    Truong A; Tran M; Alves M; Duncan T; Valenzuela M, 2017, '[P2–093]: THE OPAL METHOD OF MULTIPLEX FLUORESCENCE IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY FOR UNDERSTANDING STEM CELL BIOLOGY AND HOST‐DONOR CELL INTERACTIONS IN THE ALZHEIMER'S BRAIN', Alzheimer's & Dementia, vol. 13, pp. P642 - P642, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2017.06.742
    Journal articles | 2016
    Duncan T; Lowe A; Dalton MA; Valenzuela M, 2016, 'Isolation and expansion of adult canine hippocampal neural precursors', Journal of Visualized Experiments, vol. 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.3791/54953
    Journal articles | 2016
    Truong A; Si E; Duncan T; Valenzuela M, 2016, 'Modeling neurodegenerative disorders in adult somatic cells: A critical review', Frontiers in Biology, vol. 11, pp. 232 - 245, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11515-016-1413-3
    Journal articles | 2015
    Duncan TJ; Baba K; Oie Y; Nishida K, 2015, 'A novel method using quantum dots for testing the barrier function of cultured epithelial cell sheets', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 56, pp. 2215 - 2223, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.14-15579
    Journal articles | 2014
    Hara S; Hayashi R; Soma T; Kageyama T; Duncan T; Tsujikawa M; Nishida K, 2014, 'Identification and potential application of human corneal endothelial progenitor cells', Stem Cells and Development, vol. 23, pp. 2190 - 2201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/scd.2013.0387
    Journal articles | 2013
    Hayashi R; Himori N; Taguchi K; Ishikawa Y; Uesugi K; Ito M; Duncan T; Tsujikawa M; Nakazawa T; Yamamoto M; Nishida K, 2013, 'The role of the Nrf2-mediated defense system in corneal epithelial wound healing', Free Radical Biology and Medicine, vol. 61, pp. 333 - 342, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2013.04.008
    Journal articles | 2011
    Tanaka Y; Baba K; Duncan TJ; Kubota A; Asahi T; Quantock AJ; Yamato M; Okano T; Nishida K, 2011, 'Transparent, tough collagen laminates prepared by oriented flow casting, multi-cyclic vitrification and chemical cross-linking', Biomaterials, vol. 32, pp. 3358 - 3366, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2010.11.011
    Journal articles | 2011
    Tanaka Y; Kubota A; Matsusaki M; Duncan T; Hatakeyama Y; Fukuyama K; Quantock AJ; Yamato M; Akashi M; Nishida K, 2011, 'Anisotropic mechanical properties of collagen hydrogels induced by uniaxial-flow for ocular applications', Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition, vol. 22, pp. 1427 - 1442, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/092050610X510542
    Journal articles | 2010
    Duncan TJ; Tanaka Y; Shi D; Kubota A; Quantock AJ; Nishida K, 2010, 'Flow-manipulated, crosslinked collagen gels for use as corneal equivalents', Biomaterials, vol. 31, pp. 8996 - 9005, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2010.08.042
  • Preprints | 2021
    Song H; McEwen HP; Duncan T; Lee JY; Teo JD; Don AS, 2021, Sphingosine kinase 2 is essential for remyelination following cuprizone intoxication, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2021.02.14.431183