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Book Chapters

Findlay J; Dunning K; Gilchrist R; Hutt K; Russell D; Walters K, 2018, 'Follicle selection in mammalian ovaries', in , Academic Press, London, England, pp. 3 - 21

Journal articles

Bertoldo M; Listijono D; Ho W-HJ; Riepsamen A; Jin X; Selesniemi K; Goss D; Mahbub S; Campbell J; Habibalahi A; Loh W-GN; Youngson N; Maniam J; Wong ASA; Richani D; Li C; Zhao Y; Marinova M; Kim L-J; Lau L; Wu R; Mikolaizak S; Araki T; Le Couteur D; Turner N; Morris M; Walters K; Goldys E; O’Neill C; Gilchrist R; Sinclair D; Homer H; Wu L, 2019, 'NAD+ repletion rescues female fertility during reproductive ageing', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/721985

Walters KA; Paris VR; Aflatounian A; Handelsman DJ, 2019, 'Androgens and ovarian function: translation from basic discovery research to clinical impact', JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY, vol. 242, pp. R23 - R50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/JOE-19-0096

Stepto NK; Moreno-Asso A; McIlvenna LC; Walters KA; Rodgers RJ, 2019, 'Molecular Mechanisms of Insulin Resistance in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Unraveling the Conundrum in Skeletal Muscle?', The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, vol. 104, pp. 5372 - 5381, http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2019-00167

Burchall GF; Pouniotis DS; Teede HJ; Ranasinha S; Walters KA; Piva TJ, 2019, 'Expression of the plasminogen system in the physiological mouse ovary and in the pathological polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) state', Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology, vol. 17, pp. 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12958-019-0472-0

Bertoldo MJ; Caldwell ASL; Riepsamen AH; Lin D; Gonzalez MB; Robker RL; Ledger WL; Gilchrist RB; Handelsman DJ; Walters KA, 2019, 'A hyperandrogenic environment causes intrinsic defects that are detrimental to follicular dynamics in a PCOS mouse model', Endocrinology, vol. 160, pp. 699 - 715, http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/en.2018-00966

Walters KA; Eid S; Edwards MC; Thuis-Watson R; Desai R; Bowman M; Marren AJ; Handelsman DJ, 2019, 'Steroid profiles by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry of matched serum and single dominant ovarian follicular fluid from women undergoing IVF', Reproductive BioMedicine Online, vol. 38, pp. 30 - 37, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rbmo.2018.10.006

Tarulli GA; Laven-Law G; Shehata M; Walters KA; Denis IM; Rahman MM; Handelsman DJ; Dean NR; Tilley WD; Hickey TE, 2019, 'Androgen Receptor Signalling Promotes a Luminal Phenotype in Mammary Epithelial Cells', Journal of Mammary Gland Biology and Neoplasia, vol. 24, pp. 99 - 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10911-018-9406-2

Bertoldo MJ; Uddin GM; Youngson NA; Agapiou D; Walters KA; Sinclair DA; Morris MJ; Gilchrist RB, 2018, 'Multigenerational obesity-induced perturbations in oocyte-secreted factor signalling can be ameliorated by exercise and nicotinamide mononucleotide.', Hum Reprod Open, vol. 2018, pp. hoy010 - hoy010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/hropen/hoy010

Walters KA; Gilchrist RB; Ledger WL; Teede HJ; Handelsman DJ; Campbell RE, 2018, 'New Perspectives on the Pathogenesis of PCOS: Neuroendocrine Origins', Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 29, pp. 841 - 852, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tem.2018.08.005

Walters KA; Edwards MC; Tesic D; Caldwell ASL; Jimenez M; Smith JT; Handelsman DJ, 2018, 'The Role of Central Androgen Receptor Actions in Regulating the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Ovarian Axis', Neuroendocrinology, vol. 106, pp. 389 - 400, http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000487762

Walters KA; Bertoldo MJ; Handelsman DJ, 2018, 'Evidence from animal models on the pathogenesis of PCOS', Best Practice and Research: Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 32, pp. 271 - 281, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beem.2018.03.008

Bertoldo MJ; Walters KA; Ledger WL; Gilchrist RB; Mermillod P; Locatelli Y, 2018, 'In-vitro regulation of primordial follicle activation: challenges for fertility preservation strategies', Reproductive BioMedicine Online, vol. 36, pp. 491 - 499, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rbmo.2018.01.014

Upton DH; Walters KA; McTavish KJ; Holt J; Handelsman DJ; Allan CM, 2018, 'Reproductive failure in mice expressing transgenic follicle-stimulating hormone is not caused by loss of oocyte quality', Biology of Reproduction, vol. 98, pp. 491 - 500, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/biolre/ioy015

Walters KA; Handelsman DJ, 2018, 'Role of androgens in the ovary', Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, vol. 465, pp. 36 - 47, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mce.2017.06.026

Camlin NJ; Jarnicki AG; Vanders RL; Walters KA; Hansbro PM; McLaughlin EA; Holt JE, 2017, 'Grandmaternal smoke exposure reduces female fertility in a murine model, with great-grandmaternal smoke exposure unlikely to have an effect', Human Reproduction, vol. 32, pp. 1270 - 1281, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/humrep/dex073

Rodgers RJ; Reid GD; Koch J; Deans R; Ledger WL; Friedlander M; Gilchrist RB; Walters KA; Abbott JA, 2017, 'The safety and efficacy of controlled ovarian hyperstimulation for fertility preservation in women with early breast cancer: A systematic review', Human Reproduction, vol. 32, pp. 1033 - 1045, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/humrep/dex027

Caldwell ASL; Edwards MC; Desai R; Jimenez M; Gilchrist RB; Handelsman DJ; Walters KA, 2017, 'Neuroendocrine androgen action is a key extraovarian mediator in the development of polycystic ovary syndrome', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 114, pp. E3334 - E3343, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1616467114

Walters KA; Edwards MC; Jimenez M; Handelsman DJ; Allan CM, 2017, 'Subfertility in androgen-insensitive female mice is rescued by transgenic FSH', Reproduction, Fertility and Development, vol. 29, pp. 1426 - 1434, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/RD16022

Solon-Biet SM; Cogger VC; Pulpitel T; Heblinski M; Wahl D; McMahon AC; Warren A; Durrant-Whyte J; Walters KA; Krycer JR; Ponton F; Gokarn R; Wali JA; Ruohonen K; Conigrave AD; James DE; Raubenheimer D; Morrison CD; Le Couteur DG; Simpson SJ, 2016, 'Defining the Nutritional and Metabolic Context of FGF21 Using the Geometric Framework', Cell Metabolism, vol. 24, pp. 555 - 565, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmet.2016.09.001

Walters KA; Simanainen U; Gibson DA, 2016, 'Androgen action in female reproductive physiology', Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity, vol. 23, pp. 291 - 296, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MED.0000000000000246

Walters KA, 2016, 'Androgens in polycystic ovary syndrome: Lessons from experimental models', Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity, vol. 23, pp. 257 - 263, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MED.0000000000000245

Walters KA; Handelsman DJ, 2016, 'Androgen receptor splice variants and polycystic ovary syndrome: Cause or effect?', Asian Journal of Andrology, vol. 18, pp. 442 - 443, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1008-682X.161600

Upton DH; Walters KA; Allavena RE; Jimenez M; Desai R; Handelsman DJ; Allan CM, 2016, 'Global or Granulosa Cell-Specific Pten Mutations in Combination with Elevated FSH Levels Fail to Cause Ovarian Tumours in Mice', Hormones and Cancer, vol. 7, pp. 316 - 326, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12672-016-0272-3

Wang X; Gook DA; Walters KA; Anazodo A; Ledger WL; Gilchrist RB, 2016, 'Improving fertility preservation for girls and women by coupling oocyte in vitro maturation with existing strategies', Women's Health, vol. 12, pp. 275 - 278, http://dx.doi.org/10.2217/whe-2016-0019

Handelsman DJ; Jimenez M; Singh GKS; Spaliviero J; Desai R; Walters KA, 2015, 'Measurement of testosterone by immunoassays and mass spectrometry in mouse serum, testicular, and ovarian extracts', Endocrinology, vol. 156, pp. 400 - 405, http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/en.2014-1664

Caldwell ASL; Eid S; Kay CR; Jimenez M; McMahon AC; Desai R; Allan CM; Smith JT; Handelsman DJ; Walters KA, 2015, 'Haplosufficient genomic androgen receptor signaling is adequate to protect female mice from induction of polycystic ovary syndrome features by prenatal hyperandrogenization', Endocrinology, vol. 156, pp. 1441 - 1452, http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/en.2014-1887

Walters KA, 2015, 'Role of androgens in normal and pathological ovarian function', Reproduction, vol. 149, pp. R193 - R218, http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/REP-14-0517

Upton DH; Fuller ES; Colvin EK; Walters KA; Jimenez M; Desai R; Handelsman DJ; Howell VM; Allan CM, 2015, 'Granulosa Cell-Specific Brca1 Loss Alone or Combined with Trp53 Haploinsufficiency and Transgenic FSH Expression Fails to Induce Ovarian Tumors', Hormones and Cancer, vol. 6, pp. 142 - 152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12672-015-0222-5

Solon-Biet SM; Walters KA; Simanainen UK; McMahon AC; Ruohonen K; Ballard JWO; Raubenheimer D; Handelsman DJ; Couteur DGL; Simpson SJ, 2015, 'Macronutrient balance, reproductive function, and lifespan in aging mice', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 112, pp. 3481 - 3486, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1422041112

Caldwell ASL; Middleton LJ; Jimenez M; Desai R; McMahon AC; Allan CM; Handelsman DJ; Walters KA, 2014, 'Characterization of reproductive, metabolic, and endocrine features of polycystic ovary syndrome in female hyperandrogenic mouse models', Endocrinology, vol. 155, pp. 3146 - 3159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/en.2014-1196

Gao YR; Walters KA; Desai R; Zhou H; Handelsman DJ; Simanainen U, 2014, 'Androgen receptor inactivation resulted in acceleration in pubertal mammary gland growth, upregulation of ERα expression, and Wnt/β-catenin signaling in female mice', Endocrinology, vol. 155, pp. 4951 - 4963, http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/en.2014-1226

Cheng XB; Jimenez M; Desai R; Middleton LJ; Joseph SR; Ning G; Allan CM; Smith JT; Handelsman DJ; Walters KA, 2013, 'Characterizing the neuroendocrine and ovarian defects of androgen receptor-knockout female mice', American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 305, http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpendo.00263.2013

Walters KA; Allan CM; Handelsman DJ, 2012, 'Rodent models for human polycystic ovary syndrome', Biology of Reproduction, vol. 86, http://dx.doi.org/10.1095/biolreprod.111.097808

Simanainen U; Gao YR; Walters KA; Watson G; Desai R; Jimenez M; Handelsman DJ, 2012, 'Androgen resistance in female mice increases susceptibility to DMBA-induced mammary tumors', Hormones and Cancer, vol. 3, pp. 113 - 124, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12672-012-0107-9

Walters KA; Middleton LJ; Joseph SR; Hazra R; Jimenez M; Simanainen U; Allan CM; Handelsman DJ, 2012, 'Targeted loss of androgen receptor signaling in murine granulosa cells of preantral and antral follicles causes female subfertility', Biology of Reproduction, vol. 87, http://dx.doi.org/10.1095/biolreprod.112.102012

McNamara KM; Harwood DT; Simanainen U; Walters KA; Jimenez M; Handelsman DJ, 2010, 'Measurement of sex steroids in murine blood and reproductive tissues by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry', Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, vol. 121, pp. 611 - 618, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsbmb.2010.02.001

Walters KA; Simanainen U; Handelsman DJ, 2010, 'Molecular insights into androgen actions in male and female reproductive function from androgen receptor knockout models', Human Reproduction Update, vol. 16, pp. 543 - 558, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/humupd/dmq003

Walters KA; McTavish KJ; Seneviratne MG; Jimenez M; McMahon AC; Allan CM; Salamonsen LA; Handelsman DJ, 2009, 'Subfertile female androgen receptor knockout mice exhibit defects in neuroendocrine signaling, intraovarian function, and uterine development but not uterine function', Endocrinology, vol. 150, pp. 3274 - 3282, http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/en.2008-1750

Walters KA; Allan CM; Handelsman DJ, 2008, 'Androgen actions and the ovary', Biology of Reproduction, vol. 78, pp. 380 - 389, http://dx.doi.org/10.1095/biolreprod.107.064089

McTavish KJ; Jimenez M; Walters KA; Spaliviero J; Groome NP; Themmen AP; Visser JA; Handelsman DJ; Allan CM, 2007, 'Rising follicle-stimulating hormone levels with age accelerate female reproductive failure', Endocrinology, vol. 148, pp. 4432 - 4439, http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/en.2007-0046

Walters KA; Allan CM; Jimenez M; Lim PR; Davey RA; Zajac JD; Illingworth P; Handelsman DJ, 2007, 'Female mice haploinsufficient for an inactivated androgen receptor (AR) exhibit age-dependent defects that resemble the AR null phenotype of dysfunctional late follicle development, ovulation, and fertility', Endocrinology, vol. 148, pp. 3674 - 3684, http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/en.2007-0248

Walters KA; Armstrong DG; Telfer EE, 2007, 'Bovine mural granulosa cells, and not the oocyte, are the major source of proteases capable of IGFBP-2 degradation', Animal Reproduction Science, vol. 98, pp. 365 - 370, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anireprosci.2006.04.047

Walters KA; Binnie JP; Campbell BK; Armstrong DG; Telfer EE, 2006, 'The effects of IGF-I on bovine follicle development and IGFBP-2 expression are dose and stage dependent', Reproduction, vol. 131, pp. 515 - 523, http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/rep.1.00682

Thomas FH; Walters KA; Telfer EE, 2003, 'How to make a good oocyte: An update on in-vitro models to study follicle regulation', Human Reproduction Update, vol. 9, pp. 541 - 555, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/humupd/dmg042

Conference Papers

Narayana N; Walters K; Zawada S; Bonifacio M; Marren A; Handelsman DJ, 2016, 'Accuracy of direct progesterone immunoassay vs liquid chromatography mass spectrometry', in Clinical Endocrinology, Wiley, Adelaide, AUSTRALIA, presented at Annual Scientific Meeting of the Endocrine-Society-of-Australia, Adelaide, AUSTRALIA, 23 August 2015 - 26 August 2015

Walters K; Caldwell A; Edwards M; Handelsman D, 2016, 'Unravelling the role of extra- and intra-ovarian androgen receptor-mediated mechanisms driving the development of ovarian polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) traits', in HUMAN REPRODUCTION, OXFORD UNIV PRESS, pp. 416 - 417

Simanainen U; Walters K; Watson G; Gao G; Handelsman DJ, 2010, 'Androgen Receptor Is a Tumor Suppressor in DMBA-Induced Mammary Tumors', in Endocrine Reviews, Oxford University Press (OUP), San Diego, CA, presented at 92nd Meeting and Expo of the Endocrine Society (ENDO 2010), San Diego, CA, 19 June 2010 - 22 June 2010

Walters K; Binnie J; Campbell K; Armstrong D; Telfer E, 2004, 'The effects of IGF-1 on follicle development and IGFBP-2 expression in bovine antral follicles in vitro.', in Biology of Reproduction, Univ British Columbia, Vancouver, CANADA, presented at 37th Annual Meeting of the Society-for-the-Study-of-Reproduction, Univ British Columbia, Vancouver, CANADA, 01 August 2004 - 04 August 2004

Conference Abstracts

Narayana NS; Walters KA; Zawada S; Bonifacio M; Marren A; Handelsman DJ, 2016, 'Accuracy of direct progesterone immunoassay vs liquid chromatography mass spectrometry', in CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Adelaide, AUSTRALIA, Vol. 84, pp. 40 - 40, presented at Annual Scientific Meeting of the Endocrine-Society-of-Australia, Adelaide, AUSTRALIA, 23 August 2015 - 26 August 2015, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000372310400106&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a


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