Department of Physics


 Publications by members of the Biomagnetics research group.

2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998


Acikyol, B., Graham, R.M., Trinder, D., House, M.J., Olynyk, J.K., Scott, R.J., Milward, E.A. and Johnstone, D.M. (2013) Brain transcriptome perturbations in the transferrin receptor 2 mutant mouse support the case for brain changes in iron loading disorders, including effects relating to long-term depression and long-term potentiation, Neuroscience, 235, 119-128.

Clemons, T.D., Viola, H.M., House, M.J., Iyer, K.S. and Hool, L.C. (2013) Examining efficacy of TAT-less delivery of a peptide against the L-Type Calcium Channel in Cardiac Ischemia Reperfusion Injury, ACS Nano, (accepted 21/2/2013, DOI: 10.1021/nn305211f)

Ho, D., Peerzade, A.M.A., Becker, T., Hodgetts, S., Harvey, A., Plant, G.W., Woodward, R.C., Luzinov, I., St. Pierre, T.G., and Iyer, K.S. (2013) Magnetic Field Directed Fabrication of Conducting Polymer Nanowires, Chem. Commun. (accepted 15th April 2013).

House, M.J., Gan, E.K., Adams, L.A., Ayonrinde, O.T., Bangma, S.J., Bhathal, P.S., Olynyk, J.K. and St. Pierre, T.G. (2013) Diagnostic Performance of a Rapid Magnetic Resonance Imaging Method of Measuring Hepatic Steatosis. PLoS ONE, 8(3), e59287.

Ibrahim, M., Wee, L., House, M.J., Woodward, R.C., Saunders, M., Murphy, J. and St Pierre, T.G. (2013) Enhancement of the Cell Specific Proton Relaxivities of Human Red Blood Cells via Loading With Gadoteric Acid, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 49(1), 414-420.

Karl, S., Gutierrez, L., Lucyk-Maurer, R., Kerr, R., Candido, R.R.F., Toh, S.Q., Saunders, M., Shaw, J.A., Suvorova, A., Hofmann, A., House, M.J., Woodward, R.C., Graeff-Teixera, C., St. Pierre, T.G., Jones, M.K. (2013) The iron distribution and magnetic properties of schistosome eggshells: implications for improved diagnostics. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases (accepted 5th April 2013).

Saville, S.L., Woodward, R.C., House, M.J., Tokarev, A., Hammers, J., Qi, B., Shaw, J., Saunders, M., Varsani, R.R., St Pierre, T.G. and Mefford, O.T. (2013) The effect of magnetically induced linear aggregates on proton transverse relaxation rates of aqueous suspensions of polymer coated magnetic nanoparticles, Nanoscale, 5(5), 2152-2163.

St. Pierre, T.G., El-Beshlawy, A., Elalfy, M., Al Jefri, A., Al Zir, K., Daar, S., Habr, D., Kriemler-Krahn, U., and Taher, A. (2013) Multicenter validation of spin-density projection-assisted R2-MRI for the noninvasive measurement of liver iron concentration. Magn. Reson. Med. (accepted 31st May 2013).

Weis, C., Blank, F., West, A., Black, G., Woodward, R., Carroll, M., Kartmann, R., Hallam, E., Shaw, J., Murphy, J., Teoh, W.Y., Aifantis, K., Amal, R., House, M., St Pierre, T. and Fabry, B. (2013) Labeling of cancer cell with magnetic nanoparticles for magnetic resonance imaging, MRM, (accepted 8th May 2013)



Allen, A., Fisher, C., Premawardhena, A., Bandara, D., Perera, A., Allen, S., Pierre, T.S., Olivieri, N. and Weatherall, D. (2012) Methemoglobinemia and ascorbate deficiency in hemoglobin E β thalassemia: metabolic and clinical implications, Blood 120(15), 2939-2944.

Brown, G.C., Patton, W.N., Tapp, H.E., Taylor, D.J. and St Pierre, T.G. (2012) Spin density projection-assisted R2 magnetic resonance imaging of the liver in the management of body iron stores in patients receiving multiple red blood cell transfusions: an audit and retrospective study in South Australia, Internal Medicine Journal, 42(9), 990-996.

Colombo, M., Carregal-Romero, S., Casula, M.F., Gutiérrez, L., Morales, M.P., Öhm, I.B., Heverhagen, J.T., Prosperi, D. and Parak, W.J. (2012) Biological applications of magnetic nanoparticles, Chemical Society Reviews, 41(11), 4306-4334.

Gurarie, D., Karl, S., Zimmerman, P.A., King, C.H., St. Pierre, T.G. and Davis, T.M.E. (2012) Mathematical Modeling of Malaria Infection with Innate and Adaptive Immunity in Individuals and Agent-Based Communities, PLoS ONE, 7(3), e34040.

Gutiérrez, L., Vujić Spasić, M., Muckenthaler, M.U. and Lázaro, F.J. (2012) Quantitative magnetic analysis reveals ferritin-like iron as the most predominant iron-containing species in the murine Hfe-haemochromatosis, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Molecular Basis of Disease, 1822(7), 1147-1153.

Vasavda, N., Gutiérrez, L., House, M.J., Drašar, E., St Pierre, T.G., Thein, S.L. (2012) Renal iron load in sickle cell disease is influenced by severity of haemolysis. Br. J. Haematol. 157:599-605.

Wiogo, H.T.R., Lim, M., Bulmus, V., Gutiérrez, L., Woodward, R.C. and Amal, R. (2012) Insight into Serum Protein Interactions with Functionalized Magnetic Nanoparticles in Biological Media, Langmuir 28(9), 4346-4356.

Whitnall, M., Rahmanto, Y.S., Huang, M.L.-H., Saletta, F., Lok, H.C., Gutiérrez, L., Lázaro, F.J., Fleming, A.J., St Pierre, T.G., Mikhael, M.R., Ponka, P. and Richardson, D.R. (2012) Identification of nonferritin mitochondrial iron deposits in a mouse model of Friedreich ataxia, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci USA, 109, 20590-20595.


Balasubramaniam, S., Pothayee, N., Lin, Y., House, M., Woodward, R., St. Pierre, T., Davis, R., and Riffle, J. (2011) Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-Coated Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles: Relaxometric and Fluorescence Behavior Correlate to Temperature-dependent Aggregation, Chem. Mater., 23(14), 3348-3356.

Carpenter, J.-P., He, T., Kirk, P., Roughton, M., Anderson, L.J., de Noronha, S.V., Sheppard, M.N., Porter, J.B., Walker, J.M., Wood, J.C., Galanello, R., Forni, G., Catani, G., Matta, G., Fucharoen, S., Fleming, A., House, M.J., Black, G., Firmin, D.N., St. Pierre, T.G., and Pennell, D.J. (2011) On T2* magnetic resonance and cardiac iron. Circulation, 123(14), 1519-1528.

Carroll, M.R.J., Huffstetler, P.P., Miles, W.C., Goff, J.D., Davis, R.M., Riffle, J.S., House, M.J., Woodward, R.C., and St. Pierre, T.G. (2011) Effect of polymer coatings on proton transverse relaxivities of aqueous suspensions of magnetic nanoparticles. Nanotechnology, 22(32), 325702.

Carroll, M. R. J., Woodward, R. C., House, M. J., St Pierre, T. G., Huffstetler, P. P., Miles, W. C., Davis, R. M. and Riffle, J. S. (2011) "Diagnosing diseases with rust: magnetic nanoparticles for biomedical imaging" in Nanotechnology in Australia: showcase of early career research, D. M. Kane, A. Micolich, and J. Rabeau, Eds. Singapore: Pan Stanford Publishing, 291-316.

Evans, C.W., Fitzgerald, M., Clemons, T.D., House, M.J., Padman, B.S., Shaw, J.A., Saunders, M., Harvey, A.R., Zdyrko, B., Luzinov, I., Silva, G.A., Dunlop, S.A. and Iyer, K.S. (2011) Multimodal analysis of PEI-mediated endocytosis of nanoparticles in neural cells, ACS Nano, 5(11), 8640-8648.

Ferrari, P., Kulkarni, H., Dheda, S., Betti, S., Harrison, C., St. Pierre, T.G., and Olynyk, J.K. (2011) Serum iron markers are inadequate for guiding iron repletion in chronic kidney disease. Clin. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 6, 77-83

Karl, S., Davis, T.M.E., & St. Pierre, T.G. (2011) Plasmodium falciparum gametocyte quantitation using magnetic fractionation. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 84, 158-160.

Karl, S., Gurarie, D., Zimmerman, P.A., King, C.H., St. Pierre, T.G., and Davis, T.M.E. (2011) A Sub-Microscopic Gametocyte Reservoir Can Sustain Malaria Transmission. PLoS ONE 6(6): e20805. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0020805

Karl, S., Gutiérrez, L., House, M., Davis, T. and St. Pierre, T. (2011) Nuclear Magnetic Resonance: A tool for malaria diagnosis? Am. J. Trop. Medicine & Hygiene,85(5), 815-817.

Pavitt, H.L., Aydinok, Y., El-Beshlawy, A., Bayraktaroglu, S., Ibrahim, A.S., Hamdy, M.M., Pang, W., Sharples, C., and St Pierre, T.G. (2011) The effect of reducing repetition time TR on the measurement of liver R2 for the purpose of measuring liver iron concentration. J. Magn. Reson. Med., 65(5), 1346-1351.

Pothayee, N., Balasubramaniam, S., Davis, R. M., Riffle, J. S., Carroll, M. R. J., Woodward R. C. and St. Pierre, T. G. (2011) Synthesis of 'Ready-to-Adsorb' Polymeric Nanoshells for Magnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles via Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization. Polymer, 52(6), 1356-1366.

Wu, Z., Liu, Z., Yang, H., Liu, Y., Wu, G. and Woodward, R.C. (2011) Metallurgical origin of the effect of Fe doping on the martensitic and magnetic transformation behaviours of Ni50Mn40-xSn10Fex magnetic shape memory alloys, Intermetallics, 19(4), 445-452.


Afkhami, S., Tyler, A.J., Renardy, Y., Renardy, M., St. Pierre, T.G., Woodward, R.C., and Riffle, J.S. (2010) Deformation of a hydrophobic ferrofluid droplet suspended in a viscous medium under uniform magnetic fields. J. Fluid Mech., 663, 358-384.

Andrews, P.C., Brown, D.H., Fraser, B.H., Gorham, N.T., Junk, P.C., St. Pierre, T.G., Skelton, B.W., Woodward, R.C., and Massi, M. (2010) Multifunctional hybrid materials based on transparent poly(methyl methacrylate) reinforced by lanthanoid hydroxo clusters. Dalton Transactions, 39, 11227-11234.

Boyer, C., Priyanto, P., Davis, T.P., Pissuwan, D., Bulmus, V., Kavallaris, M., Teoh, W.-Y., Amal, R., Carroll, M., Woodward, R., and St Pierre, T. (2010) Anti-fouling magnetic nanoparticles for siRNA delivery. J. Mater. Chem., 20, 255–265.

Caba, B.L., Zhang, Q., Carroll, M.R., Woodward, R.C., St. Pierre, T.G., Gilbert, E.P., Riffle, J.S., and Davis, R.M. (2010) Nanostructure of PEO-polyurethane-PEO triblock copolymer micelles in water. Journal of Colloid & Interface Science 344, 81-89.

Carroll, M.R.J., Woodward, R.C., House, M.J., Teoh W.-Y., Amal, R., Hanley, T.L., and St. Pierre, T.G. (2010) Experimental validation of proton transverse relaxivity models for superparamagnetic nanoparticle MRI contrast agents. Nanotechnology 21, 035103.

House, M.J., St. Pierre, T.G., Milward, E.A., Bruce, D.G., and Olynyk, J.K. (2010) Relationship between brain R2 and liver and serum iron concentrations in elderly men. Mag. Reson. Med. 63(2), 275-281.

Ibrahim, M., Wee, L., Saunders, M., Woodward, R.C., and St. Pierre, T.G. (2010) Loading Erythrocytes with Maghemite Nanoparticles via Osmotic Pressure Induced Cell Membrane Pores. Am. Inst. Phys. Conf. Proc. Series, Vol 1311, 8th International Conference on the Scientific and Clinical Applications of Magnetic Carriers, 375-381.

Karl, S., Davis, T.M.E., & St. Pierre, T.G. (2010) Parameterization of high magnetic field gradient fractionation columns for applications with Plasmodium falciparum infected human erythrocytes. Malaria Journal 9, 116-125.

Karl, S., Woodward, R.C., Davis, T.M.E., and St. Pierre, T.G. (2010) Manufacture and Testing of a High Field Gradient Magnetic Fractionation System for Quantitative Detection of Plasmodium falciparum Gametocytes. Am. Inst. Phys. Conf. Proc. Series, Vol 1311, 8th International Conference on the Scientific and Clinical Applications of Magnetic Carriers, 135-140.

Scicluna, T.R., Fraser, B.H., Gorham, N.T., MacLellan, J.G., Massi, M., Skelton, B.W., St. Pierre, T.G., and Woodward, R.C. (2010) Di[2,6-bis(5-phenylpyrazol-3-yl)pyridine]Co(II): an old coordination mode for a novel supramolecular assembly. CrystEngComm., 12: 3422-3424.


Bovell, E.J., Buckley, C.E., Chua-anusorn, W., Cookson, D., Kirby, N., Saunders, M., and St Pierre, T.G. (2009) Dietary iron loaded rat liver haemosiderin and ferritin: in situ measurement of iron core nanoparticle size and cluster structure using anomalous small angle x-ray scattering. Phys. Med. Biol. 54, 1209-1221.

Chin, S.-F., Swaminathan Iyer, K., Saunders, M., St. Pierre, T.G., Buckley, C., and Raston, C.L. (2009) Encapsulation and sustained release of curcumin using superparamagnetic silica reservoirs. Chem.-Eur. J.15, 5661-5665

Hackett, S., Hamzah, J., Davis, T.M.E., and St Pierre, T.G. (2009) Magnetic susceptibility of iron in malaria-infected red blood cells. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta: molecular basis of disease. 1792 (2), 93-99

Karl, S., Davis, T.M.E., and St. Pierre, T.G. (2009) A comparison of the sensitivities of detection of Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes by magnetic fractionation, thick blood film microscopy, and RT-PCR. Malaria J. 8, article 98

Karl, S., Wong, R.P.M., St. Pierre, T.G., and Davis, T.M.E. (2009) A comparative study of a flow-cytometry-based assessment of in vitro Plasmodium falciparum drug sensitivity. Malaria J. 8:294.


Afkhami, S., Renardy, Y., Renardy, M., Riffle, J.S. & St. Pierre, T. (2008) Field-induced motion of ferrofluid droplets through immiscible viscous media. J. Fluid Mech., 610, 363-380

Gorham, N.T., St. Pierre, T.G., Chua-anusorn, W., and Parkinson, G.M. (2008) Magnetic energy-barrier distributions for ferrihydrite nanoparticles formed by reconstituting ferritin. J. Appl. Phys. 103, 054302

House, M.J., St. Pierre, T.G., and McLean, C. (2008) A 1.4T study of proton magnetic relaxation rates, iron concentrations and plaque burden in Alzheimer's disease and control post-mortem brain tissue. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 60, 41-52

Mefford, O.T., Carroll, M.R.J., Vadala, M.L., Goff, J.D., Mejia-Ariza, R., Saunders, M., Woodward, R.C., St. Pierre, T.G., Davis, R.M., Riffle, J.S. (2008) Size analysis of PDMS-magnetite nanoparticle complexes: experiment and theory. Chem. Mater., 20, 2184-2191

Mefford, O.T., Vadala, M. L., Goff, J.D., Carroll, M. R. J., Mejia-Ariza, R., Caba, B. L., St. Pierre, T. G., Woodward, R. C., Davis, R. M. and Riffle, J. S., (2008) Stability of polydimethylsiloxane-magnetite nanoparticle dispersions against flocculation: interparticle interactions of polydisperse materials, Langmuir 24, 5060 –5069.


Hackett, S., Chua-anusorn, W., Pootrakul, P., and St. Pierre, T.G. (2007) The magnetic susceptibilities of iron deposits in thalassaemic spleen tissue. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1772, 330-337.

House, M.J., St. Pierre, T.G., Kowdley, K., Montine, T., Connor, J., Beard, J., Siddaiah, N., Berger, J., Shankland, E., Jin, L.-W. (2007) Correlation of proton transverse relaxation rates (R2) with iron concentrations in post-mortem brain tissue from Alzheimer's disease patients. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 57, 172-180.

Kirby, N., Cookson, D., Buckley, C., Bovell, E., St. Pierre, T.G. (2007) Iron K-edge anomalous small-angle X-ray scattering at 15-ID-D at the Advanced Photon Source. J. Appl. Cryst. 40, S402-S407.

Mefford, O.T., Woodward, R.C., Goff, J.D., Vadala, T.P., St. Pierre, T.G., Dailey, J.P., and Riffle, J.S. (2007) Field-induced motion of ferrofluids through immiscible viscous media: Testbed for restorative treatment of retinal detachment, J. Magn. Mag. Mat., 311, 347-353.

Woodward, R.C., Heeris, J., St. Pierre, T.G., Saunders, M., Gilbert, E.P., Rutnakornpituk, M., Zhang, Q., Riffle, J.S. (2007) A comparison of methods for the measurement of particle size distribution of magnetic nanoparticles, J. Appl. Crystallography, 40, S495-S500

Zalich, M.A., Vadala, M.L., Riffle, J.S., Saunders, M., St. Pierre, T.G. (2007) Structural and magnetic properties of cobalt nanoparticles encased in siliceous shells. Chem. Mater 19, 6597–6604.


Chua-anusorn, W. and St. Pierre, T.G. (2006) Pathological biomineralization of iron. In: Biomineralization – Medical Aspects of Solubility. (Eds: Königsberger, E. and Königsberger, L-C.) Wiley and Sons Ltd, 219-276.

House, M.J., St Pierre, T.G., Foster, J.K., Martins, R.N. and Clarnette, R. (2006) Quantitative MRI R2 relaxometry in elderly participants reporting memory loss. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 27, 430-439.

Rossi, E., Wallace, D.F., Subramaniam, V.N., St. Pierre, T.G., Mews, C., Jeffrey, G.P. (2006) Clinical expression of C282Y homozygous HFE haemochromatosis at 14 years of age. Ann. Clin. Biochem. 43, 233-236.

Zalich, M.A., Baranauskas, V.V., Riffle, J.S., Saunders, M., and St. Pierre, T.G. (2006) Structural and Magnetic Properties of Oxidatively-Stable Cobalt Nanoparticles Encapsulated in Graphitic Shells. Chem. Mater., 18, 2648-2655


Baranauskas, V.V., Zalich M.A., Saunders M., St. Pierre T.G., and Riffle J.S. (2005) Poly(styrene-b-4-vinylphenoxyphthalonitrile)-cobalt complexes and their conversion to oxidatively-stable cobalt nanoparticles, Chem. Mater., 17, 5246-5254.

Carneiro, A.A.O., Fernandes, J.P., de Araujo, D.B., Elias, J., Martinelli, A.L.C., Covas, D.T., Zago, M.A., Angulo, I.L., St. Pierre, T.G., Baffa, O. (2005) Liver iron concentration evaluated by two magnetic methods: magnetic resonance imaging and magnetic susceptometry, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 54, 122-128.

Connolly, J., St. Pierre, T.G., and Dobson, J (2005) Experimental evaluation of the magnetic properties of commercially available magnetic microspheres. Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering, 15, 421-431.

Gorham, N.T., Woodward, R.C., St. Pierre, T.G., Terris, B.D., and Sun, S. (2005) Apparent magnetic energy-barrier distribution in FePt nanoparticles. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 295, 174 - 176.

Hackett, S.L. and St Pierre, T.G. (2005) Thales: an instrument to measure the low field magnetophoretic mobility of microscopic objects. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 17, 181-184.

Harris, L.A., Riffle, J.S., and St. Pierre, T.G. (2005) Principles of design and synthesis of iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles for biomedical applications. J. Aust. Ceramic Soc., 41, 23-42.

Kim, B.J., Lee, H.I., Cho, S.-B., Yoon, S., Suh, B.J., Jang, Z.H., St. Pierre, T.G., Kim, S.-W., Kim, K.-S. (2005) Magnetic properties of artificially synthesized ferritins. J. Appl. Phys. 97, 10M524.

Olynyk, J.K, St. Pierre, T.G., Britton, R.S., Brunt, E.M., and Bacon, B.R. (2005) Duration of hepatic iron exposure increases the risk of significant fibrosis in hereditary hemochromatosis: a new role for magnetic resonance imaging. Am. J. Gastro., 100, 837-841.

St. Pierre, T.G., Clark, P.R., and Chua-anusorn, W. (2005) Measurement and mapping of liver iron concentrations using magnetic resonance imaging. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 1054, 379-385.

St Pierre, T.G., Clark, P.R., Chua-anusorn, W., Fleming, A., Pardoe, H., Jeffrey, G.P., Olynyk, J.K., Pootrakul, P., Jones, S., Moroz, P. (2005) Non-invasive measurement and imaging of tissue iron oxide nanoparticle concentrations in vivo using proton relaxometry. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 17, 122-126.

St. Pierre, T.G., Clark, P.R., Chua-anusorn, W., Fleming, A.J., Jeffrey, G.P., Olynyk, J.K., Pootrakul, P., Robins, E., and Lindeman, R. (2005) Non-invasive measurement and imaging of liver iron concentrations using proton magnetic resonance. Blood, 105, 855-861.

Wilson, K.S., Goff, J.D., Riffle, J.S., Harris, L.A., St. Pierre, T.G. (2005) Polydimethylsiloxane-magnetite nanoparticle complexes and dispersions in polysiloxane carrier fluids. Polym. Adv. Technol., 16, 200-211.

Vadala, M.L., Zalich, M.A., Fulks, D.B., St. Pierre, T.G., Dailey, J.P., Riffle, J.S. (2005) Cobalt-silica magnetic nanoparticles with functional surfaces. J. Magn. Magn. Mat. , 293, 162-170.


Carneiro, A.A., Vilela, G.R., Fernandes, J.B., Araujo, D., Baffa, O., Elias, J., St. Pierre, T.G., Angulo, I.L., Covas, D.T. (2004) In vivo tissue characterization using magnetic techniques. Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, 85, 1-7.

Clark, P.R., Chua-anusorn, W., and St. Pierre, T.G. (2004) Reduction of respiratory motion artifacts in transverse relaxation rate (R2) images of the liver. Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, 28, 69-76

Connolly, J., St. Pierre, T.G., Rutnakornpituk, M., Riffle, J.S. (2004) Cobalt nanoparticles formed in polysiloxane copolymer micelles: effect of production methods on magnetic properties. J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., 37, 2475-2482.

Gorham, N.T., Woodward, R.C., St. Pierre, T.G., Stamps, R.L., Walker, M.J., Greig, D., and Matthew, J.A.D., (2004) Apparent magnetic energy barrier distributions in spin glasses, J. Appl. Phys., 95, 6983-6985.

St. Pierre, T.G., Clark, P.R., and Chua-anusorn, W. (2004) Single spin-echo proton transverse relaxometry of iron loaded liver. NMR in Biomedicine, 17, 446-458.

Vadala, M.L., Rutnakornpituk, M., Zalich, M.A., St. Pierre, T.G., and Riffle, J.S. (2004) Block copolysiloxanes and their complexation with cobalt nanoparticles. Polymer, 45, 7449-7461.


Chua-anusorn, W., Mun, H.-R., Webb, J., Gorham, N.T., St. Pierre, T.G. (2002) Effect of precipitation temperature and number of iron atoms per molecule on structure of hydrated iron(III) oxyhydroxide ferritin cores synthesised in vitro. Hyperfine Interactions 144/145, 279-288.

Clark, P.R., Chua-anusorn, W., and St. Pierre, T.G. (2003) Proton transverse relaxation rate (R2) images of liver tissue: mapping local tissue iron concentrations with MRI. Mag. Reson. Med. 49, 572-575.

Clark, P.R., Chua-anusorn, W., and St. Pierre, T.G. (2003) Bi-exponential proton transverse relaxation rate (R2) image analysis using RF field intensity-weighted spin density projection: potential for R2 measurement of iron-loaded liver. Mag. Reson. Imaging 21, 519-530

Harris, L.A., Goff, J. D., Carmichael, A. Y., Riffle, J. S., Harburn, J. J., St. Pierre, T.G., and Saunders, M. (2003) Magnetite nanoparticle dispersions stabilized with triblock copolymers. Chem. Mater. 15, 1367-1377

Pardoe, H., Chua-anusorn, W., St. Pierre, T.G., Dobson, J. (2003) Detection limits for ferrimagnetic particle concentrations using magnetic resonance imaging based proton transverse relaxation rate measurements. Phys. Med. Biol. 48, N89-N95.

Pardoe, H., Clark, P., St. Pierre, T.G., Moroz, P., and Jones, S.K. (2003) A magnetic resonance imaging based method for measurement of tissue iron concentration in liver arterially embolized with ferrimagnetic particles designed for magnetic hyperthermia treatment of tumours. Magnetic Resonance Imaging 21, 483-488.

Sipos, P., Berkesi, O., Tombacz, E., St. Pierre, T.G., and Webb, J. (2003) Formation of spherical iron(III) oxyhydroxide nanoparticles sterically stabilized by chitosan in aqueous solutions. J. Inorg. Biochem., 95, 55-63

St. Pierre, T.G. (2003) Deferiprone versus desferrioxamine in thalassaemia, and T2* validation and utility. The Lancet, 361, 182.


Brooks, D.G., Lobmayr, L., St. Pierre, T.G., Manova-Todorova, K., Eagle, R., Wilson, R., and Stambolian, D.S. (2002) In vivo ferritin crystallization in hereditary hyperferritinemia cataract syndrome. Invest. Opthal. Visual Sci. 43: 1121-1126.

Connolly, J., St. Pierre, T.G., Rutnakornpituk, M., and Riffle, J.S. (2002): Silica coating of cobalt nanoparticles increases their magnetic and chemical stability for biomedical applications. Eur. Cells Mat., 3, Suppl. 2, 106-109.

Hart, R.D., St. Pierre, T.G., Gilkes, R.J., McKinley, A.J., Siradz, S., Singh, B. (2002) Iron in soil kaolins from Indonesia and Western Australia. Clay Minerals 37, 671-685.

M. Loan, T.G. St. Pierre, G.M. Parkinson, O.G.M. Newman, and J.B. Farrow (2002) Identifying nanoscale ferrihydrite in hydrometallurgical residues, JOM - J. Miner. Met. Mater. Soc., 54 (12), 40-43

Moroz, P., Pardoe, H., Jones, S.K., St. Pierre, T.G., Song, S., Gray, B.N. (2002) Arterial embolization hyperthermia: hepatic iron particle distribution and its potential determination by magnetic resonance imaging. J. Phys. Med. Biol., 47, 1591-1602.

Rutnakornpituk, M., Baranauskas, V.V., Riffle, J.S., Connolly, J., St. Pierre, T.G., Dailey, J.P. (2002): Polysiloxane fluid dispersions of cobalt nanoparticles in silica spheres for use in ophthalmic applications. Eur. Cells Mat., 3, Suppl. 2, 102-105.

Rutnakornpituk, M., Thompson, M.S., Harris, L.A., Farmer, K.E., Esker, A. R., Riffle, J.S., Connolly, J., and St. Pierre, T.G. (2002) Formation of cobalt nanoparticle dispersions in the presence of polysiloxane block copolymers. Polymer 43, 2337-2348.

St. Pierre, T.G., Gorham, N.T., Allen, P.D., Costa-Krämer, J.L., and Rao, K.V. (2002) Apparent magnetic energy-barrier distribution in horse-spleen ferritin: evidence for multiple interacting magnetic entities per ferrihydrite nanoparticle. Phys. Rev. B 65, 024436.


Connolly, J. and St. Pierre, T.G. (2001) Proposed biosensors based on the time dependent properties of magnetic fluids. J. Magn. Magn. Mat., 225, 156-160.

Pardoe, H., Chua-anusorn, W., St. Pierre, T.G., and Dobson, J. (2001) Structural and magnetic properties of nanoscale iron oxide particles synthesized in the presence of dextran and polyvinyl alcohol. J. Magn. Magn. Mat., 225, 41-46.


Allen, P.D., St Pierre, T.G., Chua-anusorn, W., Ström, V., and Rao, K.V. (2000) Low-frequency low-field magnetic susceptibility of ferritin and hemosiderin. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1500, 186-196.

Chua-anusorn, W., Tran, K.C., Webb, J., Macey, D.J., and St. Pierre, T.G. (2000) Chemical speciation of iron deposits in thalassemic heart tissue. Inorg. Chim. Acta, 300-302, 932-936

Clark, P.R. and St. Pierre, T.G. (2000) Quantitative 1/T2 mapping of hepatic iron overload: a single spin echo imaging methodology. Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 18, 431-438.

Dobson, J, St Pierre, T.G., Schultheiss-Grassi, P.P., Wieser, H.G., and Kuster, N. (2000) Analysis of EEG data from weak-field magnetic stimulation of mesial temporal lobe epilepsy patients. Brain Research, 868, 386-391.

Dobson, J, St. Pierre, T.G., Wieser, H.G., and Fuller, M. (2000) Changes in paroxysmal brainwave patterns of epileptics by application of DC magnetic fields. Bioelectromagnetics, 21, 94-99

St Pierre, T.G., Chua-anusorn, W., Webb, J., and Macey, D.J. (2000) Iron overload diseases: the chemical speciation of non-heme iron deposits in iron loaded mammalian tissues. Hyperfine Interactions, 126, 75-81.

St. Pierre, T.G. and Dobson J (2000) Theoretical evaluation of cell membrane ion channel activation by applied magnetic fields. European Biophysics Journal, 29, 455-456.


Chua-anusorn, W., Macey, D.J., Webb, J., Hall, P de la M., and St Pierre, T.G. (1999) Effects of prolonged iron loading in the rat using both parenteral and dietary routes. Biometals, 12, 103-113.

Chua-anusorn, W., Webb, J., Macey, D.J., Hall, P. de la M., St. Pierre, T.G. (1999) The effect of prolonged iron loading on the chemical form of iron oxide deposits in rat liver and spleen. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1454, 191-200.

Dobson, J., St. Pierre, T.G., Pardoe, H., and Schultheiss-Grassi, P.P. (1999) Experimental and theoretical evaluation of the interactions of biogenic magnetite with electromagnetic fields. In: Electricity and Magnetism in Biology and Medicine, ed. S. Bersani., Plenum, New York, 401-404.

Rahman, I.H.A., Chua-anusorn, W., Webb, J., Macey D.J., and St. Pierre T.G. (1999) Characterization of dugong liver ferritin. Analytica Chimica Acta., 393, 235-243.

St. Pierre, T.G., Carson, K.C., J. Webb, Glenn, A.R., and Dilworth, M.J. (1999) Evidence for polynuclear iron(III) clusters in the root nodule bacterium, Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. viciae WSM710. Biometals 12, 73-76

Webb, J, Macey, DJ, Chua-anusorn W, St. Pierre, TG, Brooker, LR, Rahman, I, Noller, B (1999) Iron biominerals in medicine and the environment. Coord. Chem. Rev. 192 1199-1215.


Allen, P., St. Pierre, T.G., and Street, R. (1998) Magnetic interactions in native horse spleen ferritin below the superparamagnetic blocking temperature. J. Mag. Magn. Mat., 177-181, 1459-1460.

Chua-anusorn, W., St. Pierre, T.G., Macey, D.J., Webb, J. (1998) Reductive changes to polynuclear iron(III) clusters in iron-loaded human spleen tissue. Inorg. Chim. Acta, 267, 7-10.

Dobson, J and TG St. Pierre (1998) Microwave radiation effects on biogenic magnetite particles and circuits in the human brain: Theoretical evaluation of cellular phone safety aspects. Electro & Magneto Biol., 17: 351-359.

Li, Z.X., Dobson, J., Chen, Z., Chang, W.J., and St. Pierre, T.G. (1998) Multimodal investigation of thermally induced changes in magnetic fabric and magnetic mineralogy. Geophys. J. Int. 135, 988-998

St. Pierre, T.G., Chua-anusorn, W., Webb, J., Macey, D.J., and Pootrakul, P. (1998) The form of iron oxide deposits in thalassemic tissues varies between different groups of patients: a comparison between Thai B-thalassemia/hemoglobin E patients and Australian B-thalassemia patients. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1407, 51-60.

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