Researcher

Dr Jonathan Brett

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Biography

Jonathan is a staff specialist in clinical pharmacology, toxicology and addiction medicine at St. Vincent's Hospital. He is a clinical lecturer at UNSW and USyd and holds an academic appointment at the Centre for Big Data Research in Health. He sits on the Drug Utilisation Sub Committee of the PBAC and is on the editorial board of NSW Therapeutic Advisory Group.


My Grants

IHIF Grant: Pharmacogenomics in mental health

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Jonathan is a staff specialist in clinical pharmacology, toxicology and addiction medicine at St. Vincent's Hospital. He is a clinical lecturer at UNSW and USyd and holds an academic appointment at the Centre for Big Data Research in Health. He sits on the Drug Utilisation Sub Committee of the PBAC and is on the editorial board of NSW Therapeutic Advisory Group.


My Grants

IHIF Grant: Pharmacogenomics in mental health

IHIF Grant: Take home naloxone in Emergency Departments


My Qualifications

MBBS (hons) GCertClinTox FRACP FAChAM PhD


My Awards

Gustav Nossal Award for top ranking NH&MRC Clinical Research Postgraduate Scholarship applicant nationally – 2015.

NSW Aboriginal Health Award for integrated planning and service delivery – 2014.

Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Network (AH&MRC) project of the year award – 2014.

Registrar of the year award: St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney - 2012

Final Year Medal – Goyder Scholarship for Clinical Excellence in Medicine and Surgery- 2005


My Research Activities

Drugs of abuse: Tracking drug use at music festivals by wastewater analysis and survey. Tracking emergence of novel psychoactive substances by analysing biological samples of people presenting to ED with overdose. Pill testing at festivals.

Opioid overdose: Take home naloxone

Pharmacoepidemiology: The use and harms associated with poor psychotropic prescribing.

Toxicoepidemiology: The relative toxicity of drugs taken in overdose

Pharmacogenomics: The role of pharmacogenomics in mental health

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring: The implementation of a TDM service at St. Vincent's Hospital, antimicrobial TDM, tacrolimus toxicity in transplant medicine. 


My Research Supervision


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Areas of supervision

Honours, ILP, MSc, PhD

 

Recreational drug use at music festivals: Surveys and wastewater analysis

Analysis of biological samples for drugs of abuse following drug overdose presentations to emergency departments

Take home naloxone from emergency departments

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) implementation at St. Vincent's Hospital

The role of dexamphetamine in managing amphetamine withdrawal

Lisdexamphetamine to treat amphetamine dependence


Currently supervising

ILP - Lisdexamphetamine to treat amphetamine dependence RCT

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Location

St Vincent’s Clinical School, UNSW Medicine, UNSW Sydney

Department of Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Therapeutics Centre, Level 2 Xavier Building
St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney
390 Victoria Street DARLINGHURST NSW 2010 AUSTRALIA

Contact

+61283822304