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Dr Beth Mallard BSc (Hons), PhD

Lecturer

Doctoral Supervisor
School of Health Sciences

Beth is a physiologist, with an interest in liver and gut physiology. She has worked with both cell and whole animal models of disease.

Beth obtained her PhD from the University of Otago in 2011, and then worked at the National University of Ireland, Galway, before coming to Massey University in 2018.

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 0800-MASSEY x63197
    Location: 4C20, Block 4
    Campus: Wellington

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - University of Otago (2002)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Otago (2011)

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Supervisor, Massey University
  • Licence, Co-Supervisor, Massey University

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Liver Physiology, Gut Physiology, Gut-Liver axis, Gut microbiota, Diabetes , Microcirculation

Thematics

Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Animal Physiology - Cell (060602): Animal Physiology - Systems (060603): Biological Sciences (060000):
Cell Physiology (111601): Medical And Health Sciences (110000): Medical Physiology (111600):
Physiology (060600):
Systems Physiology (111603)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 3

Research Outputs

Journal

Killilea, M., Kerr, DM., Mallard, B., Roche, M., & Wheatley, AM. (2020). Exacerbated LPS/GalN-Induced Liver Injury in the Stress-Sensitive Wistar Kyoto Rat Is Associated with Changes in the Endocannabinoid System. Molecules. 25(17), 3834-3834 Retrieved from https://www.mdpi.com/
[Journal article]Authored by: Mallard, B.
Thomas, D., Thirumaran, A., Mallard, B., Chen, X., Browne, S., Wheatley, AM., . . . Pandit, A. (2016). Variability in endogenous perfusion recovery of immunocompromised mouse models of limb ischemia. Tissue Engineering - Part C: Methods. 22(4), 370-381
[Journal article]Authored by: Mallard, B.
Marlini, M., Mabuchi, A., Mallard, BL., Hairulhisyam, N., Akashi-Takamura, S., Harper, JL., . . . Wheatley, AM. (2016). Delayed liver regeneration in C3H/HeJ mice: possible involvement of haemodynamic and structural changes in the hepatic microcirculation. Experimental Physiology. 101(12), 1492-1505
[Journal article]Authored by: Mallard, B.
Williams, RM., Yuen, K., White, D., Mallard, B., Dalton, RN., Acerini, CL., . . . Dunger, DB. (2006). Short-term suppression of elevated growth hormone concentrations following insulin-like growth factor 1 administration in young adults with type 1 diabetes does not alter glomerular filtration or albumin excretion rates. Clinical Endocrinology. 65(4), 439-445
[Journal article]Authored by: Mallard, B.
Mabuchi, A., Mullaney, I., Sheard, PW., Hessian, PA., Mallard, BL., Tawadrous, MN., . . . Wheatley, AM. (2004). Role of hepatic stellate cell/hepatocyte interaction and activation of hepatic stellate cells in the early phase of liver regeneration in the rat. Journal of Hepatology. 40(6), 910-916
[Journal article]Authored by: Mallard, B.

Conference

Williams, R., Yuen, K., Whitehead, K., White, D., Mallard, B., Dalton, N., . . . Dunger, D. (2004). IGF-I/IGFBP-3 Complex Improves Overnight Insulin Sensitivity and Reduces Plasma Creatinine but Does Not Affect Glomerular Filtration Rate or Albumin Excretion Rate in T1DM. In Diabetes Vol. 53 , American Diabetes Association - Scientific Sessions: American Diabetes Association
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Mallard, B.
Raman, NFA., Hairulhisyam, N., Farihal, MN., Mallard, B., Shanahan, F., Wheatley, AM., . . . Marlini, M.(2019, September). Early hepatic genes expression and signalling pathways in liver regeneration after partial hepatectomy in germ-free mice. .
[Conference]Authored by: Mallard, B.
Killilea, M., Kerr, DM., Mallard, BM., Roche, M., & Wheatley, AM.Exacerbated LPS/GalN-Induced Liver Injury in the Stress-Sensitive Wistar Kyoto Rat Is Associated with Changes in the Endocannabinoid System. Molecules. 25 (17)
[Conference]Authored by: Mallard, B.
Muhamad, M., Mallard, BL., Mabuchi, A., O'Brien, F., Hurley, G., O'Driscoll, T., . . . Wheatley, AM.(2018, October). Delayed Liver Regeneration in Germ-Free MIce is Normalised Following Colonisation with Conventional Mouse Microbiota. Archives of International Society of Microbiota. 5 (2)
[Conference]Contributed to by: Mallard, B.
Marlini, M., Mallard, ., O'Brien, F., Hurley, G., Hairulhisyam, NM., Faiyaz, R., . . . Wheatley, AM.(2017, June). Delayed liver regeneration in germ-free mice is normalised following colonisation with conventional mouse microbiota. .
[Conference]Authored by: Mallard, B.
Faiyaz, R., Mallard, ., Marlini, M., Leonard, N., & Wheatley, AM.(2017, April). C5a receptor blocking in TLR4 mutant C3H/HeJ mouse extensively hampers the liver regeneration process. Journal of Hepatology. 66 (1)(pp. S37 - S38). 0168-8278.
[Conference]Authored by: Mallard, B.
Killilea, M., Kerr, DM., Mallard, ., Roche, M., & Wheatley, AM.(2017, April). Exacerbated LPS/GalN-induced liver injury in the stress sensitive Wistar Kyoto rat: possible role of the endocannabinoid system?. Journal of Hepatology. (pp. S340 - S340). 0168-8278. Retreived from https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168827817310103?via%3Dihub
[Conference]Authored by: Mallard, B.
Ngatiman, HM., Marlini, M., Mallard, B., Dockery, P., & Wheatley, AM.The Effects of Concanavalin A on the Liver Morphology and Intestinal Permeability in Mice. IRISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE. (pp. S11 - S11). 0021-1265.
[Conference]Authored by: Mallard, B.
Faiyaz, RS., Mallard, B., Marlini, M., & Wheatley, A.LIVER REGENERATION AFTER PARTIAL HEPATECTOMYIS SEVERELY ATTENUATED IN COMPLEMENT COMPONENT C3A RECEPTOR ANTAGONISED LPS-HYPORESPONSIVE C3H/HEJ MOUSE. JOURNAL OF HEPATOLOGY. (pp. S318 - S318). 0168-8278.
[Conference]Authored by: Mallard, B.
Marlini, M., Mabuchi, A., Mallard, B., Hairulhisyam, N., Akashi-Takamura, S., Miyata, H., . . . Wheatley, A.IMPAIRED LIVER REGENERATIVE RESPONSE FOLLOWING ADMINISTRATION OF ANTI-TLR4 ANTIBODY IN MICE. JOURNAL OF HEPATOLOGY. (pp. S317 - S317). 0168-8278.
[Conference]Authored by: Mallard, B.
Hairulhisyam, N., Mallard, B., Marlini, M., Dockery, P., & Wheatley, A.The Effects of Concanavalin A on the Liver and Intestinal Permeability in C3H/HeN and C3H/HeJ Mice. GASTROENTEROLOGY. 150 (4)(pp. S583 - S583). 0016-5085.
[Conference]Authored by: Mallard, B.
Hairulhisyam, MN., Mallard, ., Marlini, M., Dockery, P., & Wheatley, AM.(2015, July). Stereological assessment of the intestinal morphology following Concanavalin A administration in mice. Acta Stereologica. 0351-580X.
[Conference]Authored by: Mallard, B.
Killilea, M., Flannery, L., Kerr, DM., Mallard, ., Wheatley, AM., & Roche, M.(2014, September). LPS-induced locomotor and inflammatory responding in the stress sensitive WKY rat. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 1662-4548. Retreived from https://www.frontiersin.org/10.3389/conf.fnins.2014.87.00026/event_abstract
[Conference]Authored by: Mallard, B.
Mallard, ., Mabuchi, A., Quinlan, L., & Wheatley, AM.(2013, July). Concanavalin A-induced immune-mediated liver injury is attenuated by depletion of gastrointestinal bacteria. Proceedings of the Physiological Society.
[Conference]Authored by: Mallard, B.
Mallard, BL., Quinlan, L., Mabuchi, A., & Wheatley, AM.DEPLETION OF GUT BACTERIA WITH ANTIBIOTICS PREVENTS CONCANAVALIN (Con) A INDUCED HEPATITIS IN MICE. JOURNAL OF HEPATOLOGY. (pp. S145 - S145). 0168-8278.
[Conference]Authored by: Mallard, B.
Mallard, B., Quinlan, LR., Mabuchi, A., & Wheatley, A.Concanavalin A-Induced Hepatitis in Mice Is Prevented by Depletion of Gut Bacteria Using Antibiotics. GASTROENTEROLOGY. 144 (5)(pp. S939 - S939). 0016-5085.
[Conference]Authored by: Mallard, B.
Mallard, BL., Mabuchi, A., Akashi-Takamura, S., Harper, J., Quinlan, LR., & Wheatley, AM.Concanavalin A-induced hepatitis: Gut-derived LPS, intestinal permeability, and TLR4. HEPATOLOGY. (pp. 966A - 966A). 0270-9139.
[Conference]Authored by: Mallard, B.
Mallard, BL., Mabuchi, A., Harper, J., & Wheatley, AM.FUNCTIONAL TOLL-LIKE RECEPTOR 4 (TLR4) SIGNALLING PATHWAY IN T CELLS AND KUPFFER CELLS IS ESSENTIAL FOR CONCANAVALIN (CON) A-INDUCED HEPATITIS IN MICE. JOURNAL OF HEPATOLOGY. (pp. S19 - S19). 0168-8278.
[Conference]Authored by: Mallard, B.
Mallard, BL., Harper, J., Mabuchi, A., & Wheatley, AM.Concanavalin A-induced hepatitis is dependent on toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) signaling pathways. HEPATOLOGY. 46 (4)(pp. 693A - 694A). 0270-9139.
[Conference]Authored by: Mallard, B.

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

  • 214.102 Applied Sciences for Health Professionals
  • 231.733 Big Public Health Issues

Graduate Supervision Statement

Former PhD students:

Dr Marykate Killilea (National University of Ireland, Galway)


Dr Beth Mallard is available for Masters and Doctorial supervision.

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 1 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Carlos Meza Alvarado - Doctor of Philosophy
    Evaluation of genetic and plasma markers of VEGF levels for diagnosis and prognosis in coronary heart disease.

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