Dr Greg Jacobson
Qualifications: BSc MSc PhD CAT
I am currently involved in biomedical research looking for links between genetics and post-surgical pain. Our data will be used to define a genetic signature of pain that can direct doctors to give suitable and sufficient pain relief to patients whilst they are still asleep under anaesthesia during surgery. In addition to this work I have a strong general interest in human disease, particularly in explaining predisposition to cancer and forecasting the onset of systemic bacterial infection (sepsis).
Chepulis, L., Jacobson, G. M., Tamatea, J., & Paul, R. (2020). The effects of gestational diabetes on the maternal microbiome during pregnancy: The effects of gestational diabetes on the maternal microbiome during pregnancy. NZSSD. Retrieved from https://www.nzssd.org.nz/
Evans, S. O., Jacobson, G. M., Goodman, H. J. B., Bird, S., & Jameson, M. B. (2020). Comparison of three oral selenium compounds in cancer patients: Evaluation of differential pharmacodynamic effects in normal and malignant cells. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, 58. doi:10.1016/j.jtemb.2019.126446
O'Donnell, S., Beaven, C., Jacobson, G., Bird, S., & Driller, M. (2019). Melatonin and sleep responses following exercise in elite female athletes. New Zealand Journal of Sport and Exercise Science, 2(1), 23-33. Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/13050
Lawrenson, R., Lao, C., Jacobson, G., Seneviratne, S., Scott, N., Sarfati, D., . . . Campbell, I. (2019). Outcomes in different ethnic groups of New Zealand patients with screen-detected vs. non-screen-detected breast cancer. Journal of Medical Screening. doi:10.1177/0969141319844801 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/12586
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