Dr. Cuong Duy Tran

Dr. Cuong Duy Tran

Senior Scientist
University of Adelaide, Australia


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Physiology and Gastroenterology from University of Adelaide, Australia

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
Gastroenterology
62%
Physiology
90%
Clinical Nutrition
75%
Metabolic Engineering
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Tran, C.D., J. Cool and C.J. Xian, 2011. Dietary zinc and metallothionein on small intestinal disaccharidases activity in mice. World J. Gastroenterol., 17: 354-360.
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  2. Tran, C.D., S. Kritas, M.A. Campbell, H.Q. Huynh, S.S. Lee and R.N. Butler, 2010. Novel combination therapy for the eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection in a mouse model. Scand. J. Gastroenterol., 45: 1424-1430.
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  3. Ritchie, B.K., D.R. Brewster, C.D. Tran, G.P. Davidson, Y. McNeil and R.N. Butler, 2010. Efficacy of Lactobacillus GG in aboriginal children with acute diarrhoeal disease: A randomised clinical trial. J. Pediatr. Gastroenterol. Nutr., 50: 619-624.
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  4. Tran, C.D., S. Sundar, G.S. Howarth, 2009. Dietary zinc supplementation and methotrexate-induced small intestinal mucositis in metallothionein-knockout and wild-type mice. Cancer Biol. Ther., 8: 1662-1667.
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  5. Roberts, A.L.K.D., G.S. Howarth, W.C. Liaw, S. Moretta and S. Kritas et al., 2009. Gastrointestinal pathology in a mouse model of mucopolysaccharidosis type IIIA. J. Cell Physiol., 219: 259-264.
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  6. Ritchie, B.K., D.R. Brewster, G.P. Davidson, C.D. Tran, Y. McNeil, J.S. Hawkes and R.N. Butler, 2009. 13C-sucrose breath test: Novel use of a noninvasive biomarker of environmental gut health. Pediatrics, 124: 620-626.
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  7. Ritchie, B., D. Brewster, C.D. Tran, Y. McNeil, B. Zacharakis, G.P. Davidson and R.N. Butler, 2009. Lack of diagnostic accuracy of the monoclonal stool antigen test for detection of Helicobacter pylori Infection in young Australian aboriginal children. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J., 28: 287-289.
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  8. Huynh, H.Q., M.A. Campbell, R.T. Couper, C.D. Tran, A. Lawrence, R.N. Butler, 2009. Lactoferrin and desferrioxamine are ineffective in the treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection and may enhance H. pylori growth and gastric inflammation in mice. Lett. Applied Microbiol., 48: 517-522.
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  9. Fong, L., K. Tan, C.D. Tran, J. Cool and M. Scherer et al., 2009. Interaction of dietary zinc and intracellular binding protein metallothionein in postnatal bone growth. Bone, 44: 1151-1162.
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  10. Tran, C.D., 2008. Advances of Zinc in Health Research. In: Micronutrients and Health Research, Yoshida, T. (Ed.). Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, ISBN-13: 9781604560565, pp. 23-70.
  11. Symonds, E.L., C.D. Tran, R.N. Butler and T. Omari, 2008. Gastric emptying is altered with the presence of gastritis. Dig. Dis. Sci., 53: 636-641.
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  12. Tran, C.D., R. Gobel, E.L. Symonds, 2007. Metallothionein expression in Helicobacter-infected pregnant mice and their fetuses and pups. Dig. Dis. Sci., 52: 1527-1532.
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  13. Tran, C.D., J.M. Ball, S. Sundar, P. Coyle and G.S. Howarth, 2007. The role of zinc and metallothionein in the dextran sulfate sodium-induced colitis mouse model. Dig. Dis. Sci., 52: 2113-2121.
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  14. Gobel, R., E.L. Symonds, R.N. Butler and C.D. Tran, 2007. Association between Helicobacter pylori infection in mothers and birth weight. Dig. Dis. Sci., 52: 3049-3053.
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  15. Tran, C.D., R.N. Butler and M.J.S. Miller, 2006. The role of Amazonian herbal medicine Sangre de Grado in Helicobacter pylori infection and its association with metallothionein expression. Helicobacter, 11: 134-135.
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  16. Gobel, R., E.L. Symonds, S. Kritas, R.N. Butler and C.D. Tran, 2006. Helicobacter felis infection causes an acute iron deficiency in nonpregnant and pregnant mice. Helicobacter, 11: 529-532.
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  17. Tran, C.D., M.A.F. Campbell, Y. Kolev, S. Chamberlain, H.Q. Huynh and R.N. Butler, 2005. Short-term zinc supplementation attenuates Helicobacter felis-induced gastritis in the mouse. J. Infect., 50: 417-424.
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  18. Hambidge, K.M., L.V. Miller, C.D. Tran and N.F. Krebs, 2005. Measurements of zinc absorption: Application and interpretation in research designed to improve human zinc nutriture. Int. J. Vitamin Nutr. Res., 75: 385-393.
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  19. Tran, C.D., L.V. Miller, N.F. Krebs, S. Lei and K.M. Hambidge, 2004. Zinc absorption as a function of the dose of zinc sulfate in aqueous solution. Am. J. Clin. Nutr., 80: 1570-1573.
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  20. Teo, M., S. Chung, L. Chitti, C. Tran, S. Kritas, R. Butler and A. Cummins, 2004. Small bowel bacterial overgrowth is a common cause of chronic diarrhea. J. Gastroenterol. Hepatol., 19: 904-909.
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  21. Huynh, H.Q., R.T. Couper, C.D. Tran, L. Moore, R. Kelso and R.N. Butler, 2004. N-acetylcysteine, a novel treatment for Helicobacter pylori infection. Dig. Dis. Sci., 49: 1853-1861.
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  22. Tran, C.D., H. Huynh, M. van den Berg, M. van der Pas and M.A. Campbell et al., 2003. Helicobacter-induced gastritis in mice not expressing metallothionein-I and II. Helicobacter, 8: 533-541.
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  23. Tran, C.D., G.S. Howarth, P. Coyle, J.C. Philcox, A.M. Rofe and R.N. Butler, 2003. Dietary supplementation with zinc and a growth factor extract derived from bovine cheese whey improves methotrexate-damaged rat intestine. Am. J. Clin. Nutr., 77: 1296-1303.
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  24. Keen, C.L., T. Jue, C.D. Tran, J. Vogel, R.G. Downing, V. Iyengar and R.B. Rucker, 2003. Analytical methods: Improvements, advancements and new horizons. J. Nutr., 133: 1574S-1578S.
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