Professor Alan Wigg

  • 1438 Citations
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19982020

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Research Biography

Professor Wigg graduated in Medicine from Adelaide University in 1992. He obtained his fellowship from the Royal Australian College of Physicians in 1999, as a specialist in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He then completed a PhD at Flinders University, studying hepatocyte culture in bioartificial liver devices, in 2004. Post doctural studies occured at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Liver Transplant Unit, Birmingham, United Kingdom in 2004. During 2013-14 Associate Professor Wigg also undertook further post doctoral training at the University of Rome Tor Vergata.

Research Interests

  • Hepatology
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Care co-ordination models in cirrhosis

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Flinders University

Award Date: 1 Dec 2004

Postgraduate Certificate, Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Award Date: 1 Dec 1999

Bachelor, University of Adelaide

Award Date: 1 Apr 1992

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Research Output

Cost effectiveness of treatment models of care for hepatitis C: The South Australian state-wide experience.

Ramachandran, J., Kaambwa, B., Muller, K., Haridy, J., Tse, E., Tilley, E., Altus, R., Waddell, V., Gordon, D., Shaw, D., Huynh, D., Stewart, J., Nelson, R., Warner, M., Boyd, M. A., Chinnaratha, M. A., Harding, D., Ralton, L., Colman, A., Woodman, R. & 1 others, Wigg, A. J., Oct 2020, In : European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 32, 10, p. 1381-1389 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • The Chronic Liver Disease Nurse role in Australia: describing 10 years of a new role in cirrhosis management.

    Wundke, R., McCormick, R., Narayana, S. K., Sorensen, L. & Wigg, A., Jan 2020, In : Gastroenterology Nursing. 43, 1, p. E9-E15 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Validation of Knowledge Questionnaire for Patients With Liver Cirrhosis

    Ramachandran, J., Woodman, R. J., Muller, K. R., Wundke, R., McCormick, R., Kaambwa, B. & Wigg, A. J., Jul 2020, In : Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 18, 8, p. 1867-1873.e1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Very early-onset of Cryptococcus neoformans disease following liver transplantation: report of two cases and a review of the literature

    Marinelli, T., Anagnostou, N., Daniel, S., Wigg, A. J. & Teh, J., 1 Feb 2020, In : Transplant Infectious Disease. 22, 1, e13227.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • Beneficial response to mycophenolate mofetil by patients with autoimmune hepatitis who have failed standard therapy, is predicted by older age and lower immunoglobulin G and INR levels

    Wigg, A. & ALA Clinical Research Network, Gastroenterological Society of Australia, May 2019, In : Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 49, 10, p. 1314-1322 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 7 Citations (Scopus)