Publications

Plastic Surgery Research Publications and Lectures

 With an international reputation for cutting edge medical research and surgery, Dr. David Chin has featured in leading medical journals, international press publications and local & national news media in Australia.

Dr. Chin’s pioneering research in the field of plastic surgery has resulted in the publication of several papers. His proficiency as a plastic surgeon has made Dr. Chin a much sought-after speaker at plastic surgery conferences around the globe. Outlined below are the research papers and presentations delivered by Dr Chin since qualifying as a surgeon 1988.

Research Papers

28. Cancer Forum, 30: 191-194, 2006. Towards Discovery of Novel Markers for Head and Neck Cancer. Coman, W.B., Hall, D., Boyle, G., Chin, D.

27. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther, 6: 1111-1118, 2006. http://www.expert-reviews.com/toc/era/6/7 Head and neck cancer: past, present and future. Chin, D., Boyle, G. M., Porceddu, S., Theile, D. R., Parsons, P. G., and Coman, W. B.

26. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg, 59: 902-911, 2006. The human genome and gene expression profiling. Chin, D., Boyle, G. M., Theile, D. R., Parsons, P. G., and Coman, W. B.

25. Laryngoscope.  Alpha B-Crystallin, a New Independent Marker for Poor Prognosis in Head and Neck Cancer. 115(7):1239-1242, July 2005.

Chin, David MB, MCh; Boyle, Glen M. PhD; Williams, Rebecca M. MB; Ferguson, Kaltin BSc; Pandeya, Nirmala BSc; Pedley, Julie BSc; Campbell, Catherine M. MB; Theile, David R. MB, MSc; Parsons, Peter G. PhD; Coman, William B. MB

24. British Journal of Plastic Surgery. Review: Invasion and metastasis markers in cancers. 2005. Vol 58:4, 466-474 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00071226

David Chin*, Glen M. Boyle, Anthony J. Kane, David R. Theile, Nicholas K. Hayward, Peter G. Parson, William B. Coman

Depts of Plastic Surgery and Head & Neck Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, University of Queensland, Woollongabba 4102 and Melanoma Genomics Group & Human Genetics, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston 4029, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

23. Editorial review Int J Cancer Spotlight Caroline Seydel,Osteonectin Helps Predict Outcome of Head and Neck Cancer Chin et al Vol 113, Issue 5 http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext/109856818/PDFSTART

22. Novel markers for poor prognosis in head and neck cancer (Front cover issue and Editor Review). Int J Cancer  2005;113(5):789-97 http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext/109720145/HTMLSTART

David CHIN, Glen M. BOYLE,Rebecca M. WILLIAMS, Kaltin FERGUSON, Nirmala PANDEYA, Julie PEDLEY, Catherine M. CAMPBELL, David R THEILE, Peter G. PARSONS and William B. COMAN

Melanoma Genomics Group and Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland 4029 and Departments of Pathology and Plastic Surgery, and Head and Neck Unit, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woollongabba, Brisbane, Queensland 4102, Australia

21. Molecular introduction to head and neck cancer (HNSCC) carcinogenesis. The British Journal of Plastic Surgery (2004) 57, 595-602 (Leading article) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00071226

David Chin, Glen M. Boyle, David R. Theile, Peter G. Parsons, William B. Coman

Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Melanoma Genomics Group, Dept of Plastic Surgery and Head and Neck Unit, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

20. What is transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-b)? The British Journal of Plastic Surgery (2004) 57, 215-221 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00071226

David Chin*, Glen M. Boyle, Peter G. Parsons, William B. Coman

Melanoma Genomics and Head and Neck Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, QLD, Australia and the Head and Neck Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

20. Analysis of head and neck cancers using cDNA microarrays: comparison of matched normal oral mucosa and primary tumours. D. Chin, G. Boyle, S. Callaghan, P.G. Parsons and W. Coman, Melanoma Genomics Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Brisbane; Head & Neck Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, QLD, Australia. May 2003, ASC Meeting and accepted for publication for publication in The Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, Vol 73S A55 2003

19. Gene expression profiling in head and neck cancers D. Chin, G. Boyle, P. Parsons, S. Callaghan, W. Coman, Head and Neck Unit Princess Alexandra Hospital and Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, The Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, Vol 72S, A42, 2002

18. An in vivo study on melanoma development and progression D. Chin, G. Boyle, A. Martyn, P. Parsons, CCRC, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, The Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, Vol 72S, A86, 2002

17. The Dublin desiccation technique- CO2 laser in treating pre-malignant and skin cancers D.Chin, D.Lannon, C. Keane, D. Lawlor, Dept of Plastic Surgery and Pathogy, Mater Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. The Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, Vol 71S, A75, 2001

16.  A new technique of fronto-orbital remodelling of plagiocephaly and trigonocephaly Earley MJ, D. Allcutt, D.Chin, Craniofacial Unit, The Temple Street Children’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. The Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, Vol 70S, 77, 2001

15. c-DNA microarray technique – the final frontier in plastic surgery research ? D.Chin, Dept of Surgery, University of Queensland and Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane. The Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, Vol 70S, 78, 2001

14. Gene expression profiling -cDNA array analysis of metastatic genes in primary skin and intra-oral cancers in correlation with their secondaries D.Chin, G.Boyle, P.Parsons, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane. The Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, Vol 70S, 79, 2001

13. Simonetta’s technique- The open carpal tunnel release’s answer to endoscopic carpal tunnel release? D.Chin, J.Varian, Hand Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Australia & Blacrock Clinic, Dublin, Ireland. The Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, Vol 70S, 122, 2000

12. Absent of urokinase plasminogen activator in Dupuytren’s contracture D.Chin, S.Coleman, G.Cuezons, J.Carney. Hand Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia, The Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, Vol 70S, 126, 2000

11. Low levels of urokinase plasminogen components in basal cell carcinoma of the skin. T. Maguire, Chin D, Soutar D, Duffy MJ. Dept of Plastic Surgery, Glasgow, UK, Dept of Surgery, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland, Int J of Cancer, 15;85(4):457-9, 2000

10. Low levels of uPA in basal cell carcinomas of the skin: a possible reason for their failure to metastasis? T. Maguire, D.Chin, DS Soutar, T. O’Reilly, MJ Duffy. Dept of Plastic Surgery, Canniesburn Hospital, Glasgow; Dept. of Nuclear Medicine, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin. British Journal of Cancer, S15, June 1998

9. Matrix metalloproteinases in different types of skin cancer. C. O’Shea, T. Maguire, D.Chin, DS Soutar, T. O’Reilly, MJ Duffy. Dept of Plastic Surgery, Canniesburn Hospital, Glasgow. Dept. of Nuclear Medicine, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin. British Journal of Cancer, S41, June 1998

8. A study on urokinase plasminogen activator in melanoma and other skin cancers. D.Chin, T. Maguire, T.O’Reilly,  M.J. Duffy, D.S. Soutar Dept. of Plastic Surgery, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland Dept. of Plastic Surgery, Canniesburn Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland Journal of the Irish Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons, Vol 27, No 2, April 1998

7. A study on urokinase plasminogen activator in melanoma and other skin cancers. D.Chin, T. Maguire, T.O’Reilly, M.Webster, A. Ray, M.J. Duffy, D.S. Soutar Dept. of Plastic Surgery, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland Dept. of Plastic Surgery, Canniesburn Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland Melanoma Research, July 1997, Vol 1, S5

6. Detection of p53 gene mutation in breast cancer and relationship with disease free interval and overall survival. D. Chin, M.J. Duffy, T. Wilcocks, W. Gallagher, N. O’Higgins, N. ParfreyDepartments of Surgery, Nuclear Medicine, Pathology, St. Vincent’s Hospital, University College Dublin, Elm Park, Dublin, Ireland. Laboratory Investigations, January 1994, Vol 7, No 1, 59

5. Detection of p53 by immunohistochemistry in breast cancer. D. Chin, P. McCarthy, S. Kennedy, J. Dolan, P. Mercer, E.W.M. McDermott, M.J. Duffy, N.J. O’Higgins. Departments of Surgery, Pathology and Nuclear Medicine, University College Dublin and St. Vincent’s Hospital, Elm Park, Ireland and European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy. European Journal of Oncology, June 1994, Vol 20, No. 3, pg 367-368

4.”Ambulatory E.C.G. in Elderly Subjects”.D.Chin, M.Harte, M.Laher. James Connolly Memorial Hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. Acta Clinica Belgica 1988. Vol 43. Supplement No. 12 Pg. 63.

3. Use of four different antibodies to stain for p53 proteins in breast and cervical carcinomas. H. Lambkin, C. Mothersill, D. Chin, M. J. Duffy, K. Sheehan, P. Kelehan, N. Parfrey. Radiation Research Laboratory, DIT, Kevin Street, Dublin 8, Departments of Surgery, Nuclear Medicine and Pathology, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Pathology Department, National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street, Dublin 2. Irish Journal of Medical Science, July 1995, pg 224

2. Detection of mutations in p53 gene in breast cancer by single stranded conformation polymorphism (SSCP) D.Chin, M.J. Duffy, T. Willocks, W. Gallagher, N. O’Higgins, N. Parfrey.Departments of Surgery, Nuclear Medicine and Pathology, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin. Irish Journal of Medical Science, April 1994, pg 186

1. Ambulatory monitoring for arrhythmias in the elderly. D.Chin, M.Harte, M.Laher. James Connolly Memorial Hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. Journal of The Irish Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons. 1988 Vol. 17 No. 3 Pg. 141.

University Theses

1. A study of the p53 gene and protein in breast cancer for MCh thesis 1994 University College Dublin, Ireland.

2. Novel Prognostic Markers in HNSCC. PhD thesis 2007. University of Queensland

Lectures & Presentations

May 2008 Australian College of Surgeons Scientific Meeting, Hong Kong. Molecular Introduction to Head & Neck Cancer

April 2008 Wesley Hospital & General Practitioner Study Day, St. Lucia Golf Course

March 2008 The Australian Hand Surgery Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Noosa. Molecular introduction to Dupuytren’s disease

July 2007 The Australian and New Zealand Head and Neck Society, 9th Annual Scientific Meeting, Brisbane. Invited speaker. Novel preoperative molecular biomarkers for poor prognosis in Head and Neck Cancer

November 2005 Clinical Oncological Society of Australia, 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting, Brisbane. Invited speaker. Novel markers in Head and Neck Cancer

November 2005 5th Annual Health and Medical Research Conference of Queensland. Winner Best oral presentation on Innovation in Clinical and Basic Research. Novel markers in Cancers.

November 2005 Queensland Institute of Medical Diamond Anniversary Symposium. Invited speaker. Novel markers in Head and Neck Cancer.

Sept 2005 Princess Alexandra Hospital Translational Research Symposium. Invited speaker. Molecular profiling to identify patients at risk of metastasis in head and neck cancer.

May 2005 ASC Australian College of Surgeons Scientific Meeting, Perth. Microarrays and gene expression profiling, the power, limitations and pitfalls for the surgeon.

D. Chin, Glen Boyle, David Theile, Peter G. Parsons, William B. Coman.

Institution: Head & Neck Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital and Dept of Plastic Surgery, Princess Alexandra Hospital and Melanoma Genomics Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research

May 2005 ASC Australian College of Surgeons Scientific Meeting, Perth. Novel preoperative prognostic markers for poor prognosis in Head and Neck Cancer.

D. Chin, Glen Boyle, David Theile, Peter G. Parsons, William B. Coman.

Institution: Head & Neck Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital and Dept of Plastic Surgery, Princess Alexandra Hospital and Melanoma Genomics Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research

May 2005 ASC Australian College of Surgeons Scientific Meeting, Perth. Molecular introduction to Head and Neck Cancer (HNSCC) carcinogenesis

D. Chin, Glen Boyle, David Theile, Peter G. Parsons, William B. Coman.

Institution: Head & Neck Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital and Dept of Plastic Surgery, Princess Alexandra Hospital and Melanoma Genomics Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research

November 2004. 6th Annual Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Head and Neck Society, Adelaide, RACS. Winner best research paper presented. Novel preoperative prognostic markers for poor prognosis in Head and Neck Cancer

D. Chin, Glen Boyle, David Theile, Peter G. Parsons, William B. Coman

Institution: Head & Neck Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital and Dept of Plastic Surgery, Princess Alexandra Hospital and Melanoma Genomics Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research

November 2004 6th Annual Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Head and Neck Society, Adelaide, RACS. Molecular introduction to Head and Neck Cancer (HNSCC) carcinogenesis

D. Chin, Glen Boyle, David Theile, Peter G. Parsons, William B. Coman

Institution: Head & Neck Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital and Dept of Plastic Surgery, Princess Alexandra Hospital and Melanoma Genomics Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research

May 2003 ASC Australian College of Surgeons Scientific Meeting, Brisbane, QLD. Analysis of head and neck cancers using cDNA microarrays: comparison of matched normal oral mucosa and primary tumours. D. Chin, G. Boyle, S. Callaghan, P.G. Parsons and W. Coman, Melanoma Genomics Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Brisbane; Head & Neck Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

May 2002 ASC-Australian College of Surgeons Scientific Meeting, Adelaide. An in vivo study on melanoma development and progression. CHIN D, Boyle B, Martyn A, Parsons PG. Melanoma Genomics Group, CCRC, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane.

May 2002 ASC-Australian College of Surgeons Scientific Meeting, Adelaide. Gene expression profiling in Head and Neck Cancers. D. CHIN, G. Boyle, P. Parsons, S. Callaghan, W. Coman. Comphresive Cancer Research Centre, Queensland Institute of Medical Research; Head & Neck Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD

March 2002 AHSS-The Australian Hand Surgery Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Gold Coast.  DNA profiling in Dupuytren’s disease. D. CHIN, G. Boyle, P. Parsons, S. Callaghan, S. Coleman, J. Carney. Queensland Institute of Medical Research & Hand Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD

May 2001 ASC-Australian College of Surgeons Scientific Meeting, Canberra, ACT, Australia. Gene expression profiling – cDNA arrays analysis of metastastic genes in primary skin and intra-oral cancers in correlation with their secondaries. D. Chin, D. Lannon, G. Boyle, P.G. Parsons, D.S. Soutar. Dept of Surgery, University of Queensland, Brisbane. Cancer Unit, Queenland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Brisbane, QLD. Dept of Plastic Surgery, Canniesburn Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland

May 2001 ASC-Australian College of Surgeons Scientific Meeting, Canberra, ACT, Australia. c-DNA arrays technique- The final frontier in plastic surgery research ? D. Chin. Dept. of Surgery, University of Queensland

Cancer Unit, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Brisbane, QLD, Dept of Plastic Surgery, Mater Hospital Dublin, Ireland.

May 2001 ASC-Asutralian College of Surgeons Scientific Meeting, Canberra, ACT, Australia. The Dublin’s desiccation technique- CO2 laser in treating pre-malignant and skin cancers. D. Chin, D. Lannon, C. Keane, D. Lawlor. Depts of Pathology and Plastic Surgery, The Mater Misericordiae Hospital & The Temple St Children’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.

May 2001 ASC-Asutralian College of Surgeons Scientific Meeting, Canberra, ACT, Australia. A new technique of fronto-orbital remodelling of plagiocephaly and trigonocephaly. MJ Earley, D. Allcutt, D. Chin. National Craniofacial Unit, Temple Street Children’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.

March 2001 The Craniofacial Scoiety of Great Britian and Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. The Dublin technique of fronto-orbital advancement in the treatment of plagiocephaly and trigonocephaly. D.Chin, D. Allcutt, MJ Earley. The National Craniofacial Unit, The Temple St Children Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.

March 2001 The Australian Hand Surgery Society Annual Scientific Meeting- Coffs Harbour, NSW. A 5 years review from a national unit on the various types of congenital hand anomalies treated. D.Chin, D. Lannon, J.O. Small. Dept of Plastic Surgery, The Temple Street Children’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

March 2001 The Australian Hand Surgery Society Annual Scientific Meeting- Coffs Harbour, NSW. Thenar flaps- a review on the outcome of patients operated 25 years ago. D. Chin, D. Lannon, D. Lawlor. Dept of Plastic Surgery, The Mater Misericordiae Hospital & The Temple St Children’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

March 2001 The Craniofacial Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. The Dublin technique of fronto-orbital advancement in the treatment for plagiocephaly and trigonocephaly. D.Chin, D. Allcutt, MJ Earley. National Craniofacial Unit, Temple Street Children’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.

July 2000 BAPS & EURAPS 11th Meeting, Birmingham, England. Simonetta’s technique- the open carpal tunnel release’s answer to endoscopic tunnel release. D.Chin, J.Varian, Hand Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia & Blackrock Clinic, Dublin, Ireland.

May 2000 Irish Hand Society Meeting, Waterford, Ireland. Twenty-five years follow up on thenar flaps. D.Lannon, D. Chin, D. Lawlor, Dept of Plastic Surgery, Mater & Temple Street Children’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.

May 2000 ASC-Asutralian College of Surgeons Scientific Meeting, Melbourne, Victoria. A study of urokinase plasminogen activator in Dupuytren’s tissues. D.Chin, S.Coleman, G. Cuzeons, G.Boyle, P.Parsons, J.Carney, Hand Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital & Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia

May 2000 ASC-Australian College of Surgeons Scientific Meeting, Melbourne, Victoria. Simonetta’s technique in median nerve decompression for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. D.Chin, J.Varian, Hand Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia & Blackrock Clinic, Dublin, Ireland.

March 2000 The Australian Hand Surgery Society Annual Scientific Meeting- Melbourne, Victoria. Clinical follow up of urokinase plasminogen activator in 18 patients with Dupuytren’s disease. D.Chin, S.Coleman, G. Cuzeons, G.Boyle, P.Parsons, J.Carney, Hand Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital & Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia

March 1999 The Australian Hand Surgery Society Annual Scientific Meeting- Clare Valley, South Australia. A study of urokinase plasminogen activator in Dupuytren’s tissues. D. Chin, G. Cuzeons, S. Coleman, J. Carney. Hand Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

March 1999. The Australian Hand Surgery Society Annual Scientific Meeting- Clare Valley. South Australia. Complications in the ‘S’-quattro system for the treatment of hand fractures. D. Chin, G. Cuzeons, S. Coleman, J. Carney. Hand Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

June 1998. Joint British Association and Irish Association Cancer Research Meeting-Trinity College Dublin. Low levels of uPA in basal cell carcinomas of the skin: a possible reason for their failure to metastasis?. T. Maguire, D.Chin, DS Soutar, T. O’Reilly, MJ Duffy. Dept of Plastic Surgery, Canniesburn Hospital, Glasgow. Dept. of Nuclear Medicine, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin

June 1998. Joint British Association and Irish Association Cancer Research Meeting-Trinity College Dublin. Matrix metalloproteinases in different types of skin cancer. C. O’Shea, T. Maguire, D.Chin, DS Soutar, T. O’Reilly, MJ Duffy. Dept of Plastic Surgery, Canniesburn Hospital, Glasgow. Dept. of Nuclear Medicine, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin

May 1998. EURAPS: 9th Annual Meeting, Verona, Italy.  Why do BCC do not metastasise ? D. Chin, T. Maguire, M.J. Duffy, I. Mackay, DS Soutar. Dept. of Plastic Surgery, Canniesburn Hospital, Scotland. Dept. of  Nuclear Medicine, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

February 1998. RCSI Surgical Research Presidential Medal Competition of the Charter Day Meetings. Urokinase Plasminogen Activator a sensitive prognostic marker in skin cancer. D. Chin, T. Maguire, M.J. Duffy, I. Mackay, DS Soutar. Dept. of Plastic Surgery, Canniesburn Hospital, Scotland. Dept. of  Nuclear Medicine, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

October 1997. Scottish and Irish Plastic Surgery Regional Meeting in Aberdeen. A study on the cost involved in the management and treatment of pressure sore in a teaching hospital. D.Chin, A. Gomer, T.O’Reilly, S.O’Riain. Dept. of Plastic Surgery, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

July 1997. British Association of Plastic Surgery Summer Meeting (BAPS) in Latimer, England. A study of urokinase plasminogen activator in melanoma and other skin cancers. D.Chin, T. Maguire, T. O’Reilly, AK Ray, M. Webster, MJ Duffy, DS Soutar. St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin and Canniesburn Hospital, Glasgow.

June 1997. 4th World Conference on Melanoma, Sydney, Australia. A study of urokinase plasminogen activator in melanoma and other skin cancers. D.Chin, T. Maguire, T. O’Reilly, AK Ray, M. Webster, MJ Duffy, DS Soutar. St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin and Canniesburn Hospital, Glasgow.

April 1997. Irish Association of Cancer Research, Kinsale, Cork. A study of urokinase plasminogen activator (uPA), recptor (uPAR) and inhibitor (uPAI-1)  in Basal cell carcinoma and other skin cancer. D.Chin, T. Maguire, T. O’Reilly, I. Mackay, DS Soutar, MJ Duffy,St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin and Canniesburn Hospital, Glasgow.

December 1996. British Association of Plastic Surgery Winter Meeting (BAPS) in London. A study of uPA in Basal cell carcinoma and other skin cancers.. D.Chin, T. Maguire, T. O’Reilly, AK Ray, M. Webster, MJ Duffy, DS Soutar. St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin and Canniesburn Hospital, Glasgow

October 1996. Scottish and Irish Plastic Surgery Regional Meeting in Dundee. Urokinase Plasminogen Activator in skin cancers. D.Chin, T. Maguire, T. O’Reilly, I. Mackay, MJ Duffy , DS Soutar. St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin and Canniesburn Hospital, Glasgow.

October 1996. Scottish and Irish Plastic Surgery Regional Meeting in Dundee. Simmonetta’s technique in median nerve decompression in carpal tunnel syndrome. D. Chin, S. O’Riain, J. Varian, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin.

October 1996. Frank Cort Plastic Surgery Meeting in Birmingham. A Study of uPA in Basal cell carcinoma and other skin cancers. D.Chin, T. Maguire, T. O’Reilly, I. Mackay, DS Soutar, MJ Duffy, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin and Canniesburn Hospital, Glasgow.

September 1996. 8th Congress of the European Society of Surgical Oncology, Dublin, Ireland. Studies on the uPA levels in basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma of the skin. D.Chin, T. Maguire, T. O’Reilly, M. McHugh, N. O’Higgins, MJ Duffy, St. James Hospital, and St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.

August 1995. International Congress of Surgery Lisburn, Portugal. Studies on the p53 gene and protein in breast cancer. D. Chin, L. Gallagher, E. McDermott, N. O’Higgins, MJ Duffy. St. Vincent’s Hospital, University College Dublin, Ireland

June 1994. Joint Meeting of European Society of Surgical Oncology, Bristh Association of Surgical Oncology and German Surgical Society, Heidelberg, Germany. Detection of p53 protein by immunohistochemistry in breast cancer.. D. Chin, L. Gallagher, E. McDermott, N. O’Higgins, MJ Duffy. St. Vincent’s Hospital, University College Dublin, Ireland

April 1994. Irish Association of Cancer Research, Kinsale, Cork. Use of four different antibodies to stain for p53 proteins in breast and cervical carcinomas.D. Chin, L. Gallagher, E. McDermott, N. O’Higgins, MJ Duffy. St. Vincent’s Hospital, University College Dublin, Ireland

April 1994. Irish Association of Cancer Research, Kinsale, Cork. PCR-SSCP analysis of p53 gene mutation in breast cancer.

D. Chin, L. Gallagher, E. McDermott, N. O’Higgins, MJ Duffy. St. Vincent’s Hospital, University College Dublin, Ireland.

March 1994. U.S./ Canadian Academy of Pathogy/International Academy of Pathology Conference, San Francisco, U.S.A. Detection of p53 gene mutation in breast cancer and relationship with disease free interval and overall survival.

D. Chin, L. Gallagher, E. McDermott, N. O’Higgins, MJ Duffy. St. Vincent’s Hospital, University College Dublin, Ireland.

March 1994. Sylvester O’Hollaran Surgical Meeting in University of Limerick, Limerick. Detection of p53 protein by immunohistochemistry in breast cancer. D. Chin, L. Gallagher, E. McDermott, N. O’Higgins, MJ Duffy. St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin.

March 1994. European Society of Mastology Consensus Conference, Venice, Italy. Frequency of p53 gene mutations in breast cancer detected by PCR-SSCP.  D. Chin, L. Gallagher, E. McDermott, N. O’Higgins, N. Parffrey, MJ Duffy. St. Vincent’s Hospital, University College Dublin, Ireland.

October 1993.  Presentation in Waterford Surgical October Club Meeting. Detection of the p53 gene mutation in breast cancer by PCR-SSCP. D. Chin, L. Gallagher, N. O’Higgins, N. Parffrey, MJ Duffy. St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.

December 1988.Presentation at Annual Scientific Meeting of the Irish Cardiac Society in Cork. Ambulatory E.C.G. monitoring for arrhythmias in the elderly and correlation with symptoms. D. Chin, M. Harte, M. Laher. James Connolly Hospital, Dublin

March 1988. Presentation at Clinical Research Meeting at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Ambulatory E.C.G. monitoring for arrhythmias in the elderly and correlation with symptoms. D. Chin, M. Harte, M. Laher. James Connolly Hospital, Dublin.

February 1988. Presentation at Research Prize Meeting of Biological Society at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Ambulatory monitoring for arrhythmias in elderly subjects. D. Chin, M. Harte, M. Laher. James Connolly Hospital, Dublin.

February 1988. Presentation at G.P. Study Day at James Connolly Memorial Hospital. Ambulatory monitoring for arrhythmias in elderly subjects. D. Chin, M. Harte, M. Laher. James Connolly Hospital, Dublin.

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