Dr Keith Ooi

Dr Keith Ooi

Fields of research: Paediatrics, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical and Health Sciences
Tag: Child Health

Qualifications:  MBBS, DipPaed, FRACP

Dr (Keith) Chee Y. Ooi is an academic specialist paediatric gastroenterologist with translational research interests. His clinical and basic research interests covers many aspects of paediatric gastrointestinal diseases, with special focus in pancreatic disorders, cystic fibrosis (CF) and gastrointestinal diseases associated with CF gene mutations.

Specific Research Interests:

  1. Paediatric pancreatitis
  2. Pathophysiology of pancreatitis in cystic...

Qualifications:  MBBS, DipPaed, FRACP

Dr (Keith) Chee Y. Ooi is an academic specialist paediatric gastroenterologist with translational research interests. His clinical and basic research interests covers many aspects of paediatric gastrointestinal diseases, with special focus in pancreatic disorders, cystic fibrosis (CF) and gastrointestinal diseases associated with CF gene mutations.

Specific Research Interests:

  1. Paediatric pancreatitis
  2. Pathophysiology of pancreatitis in cystic fibrosis
  3. Identification of genetic modifiers in pancreatitis
  4. Diagnostic parameters for cystic fibrosis (including electrophysiological tests such as nasal potential difference and intestinal ion channel measurements)
  5. Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis
  6. Gastrointestinal diseases in cystic fibrosis - pancreatic, gastrointestinal/luminal and liver diseases
  7. Gastrointestinal biomarkers of health and disease
  8. Intestinal microbiome

Teaching Interests: Will be open to supervising post-graduate students in the near future.

 ILP Reserach Interests: Will supervise Honours/ILP students.

Society Memberships & Professional Activities:

  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians (Fellow)
  • Gastroenterology Society of Australia
  • North American Consortium for CF Genetic Studies
  • INSPPIRE: International Study Group of Pediatric Pancreatitis: In search for a cure
  • International Association of Pancreatology
  • Australasian Pancreatic Club
  • Pancreapedia
  • Canadian Association of Gastroenterology
  • North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • American Gastroenterological Association

Funding Sources:

  • Co-investigator: International Study Group of Pediatric Pancreatitis: In search for a cure (INSPIRRE). R21 Grant National Institute of Health, USA.
  • Chief Investigator: The “gut-lung axis”: defining & understanding the gut microbiota in cystic fibrosis. Cystic Fibrosis Australia Research Trust.
  • Chief Investigator: Molecular characterization and understanding the effects of altered gut microbiota in cystic fibrosis. Servier Staff Research Fellowship, Royal Australasian College of Physicians Research and Education Foundation Award.

Location

Level 3, Sydney Children's Hospital
High Street
Randwick NSW 2013


 

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Contact

(02) 9382 6111
(02) 9382 1401