PUBLICATIONS

Currently Under Review (2017-2018)

Emma Tali Saltzman, Talia Palacios, Michael Thomsen, Luis Vitetta. Intestinal microbiome shifts, dysbiosis, inflammation and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Frontiers in Microbiology – section Microbial Immunology. 2017

Luis Vitetta, Emma Saltzman, Michael Thomsen, Tessa Nikov, Sean Hall. Adjuvant Probiotics and the Intestinal Microbiome: Can Vaccines and Immunotherapy be Enhanced? Vaccines 2017

Michael Thomsen, Stephen Clarke, Luis Vitetta. Cancer Treatments with Adjuvant Probiotics: Inflammation and the Intestinal Microbiome–Epithelia–Mucosa Immune Axis Beneficial Microbes. 2017

Michael Thomsen, Luis Vitetta. A review of functional foods for the prevention of chemotherapy and radiotherapy induced mucositis. Advances in Integrative Medicine. 2017

Robert J Ellis, David M Small, Keng Lim Ng, David A Vesey, Luis Vitetta, Ross S Francis, Glenda C Gobe, Christudas Morais. Indoxyl sulfate induces apoptosis and hypertrophy in human kidney proximal tubular cells. Nephrology 2017.

Simone A. Osborne, Qianyun Sharon Du, Paul P. Masci, Robyn A. Daniel, Kirthi Desilva, Luis Vitetta, Kong-Nan Zhao, Robert B. Seymour. Oral administration of dermatan sulfate from bovine collagen waste liquor reduces venous thrombus formation in vivo. Journal of Thrombosis and Hemostasis 2017-2018

Publications

2017:

Deterring M, Steels E, Koyyalamudi SR, Allifranchini E, Bocchieto E, Vitetta L. Ageratum conyzoides L. inhibits 5-alpha-reductase gene expression in human prostate cells and reduces symptoms of benign prostatic hypertrophy in otherwise healthy men in a double blind randomized placebo controlled clinical study. BioFactors 2017 Oct 19. doi: 10.1002/biof.1389.

Liu, Xin Hollingworth, Samantha & Williams, Gail & Martin, Jennifer & Kostner, Karam & Crompton, David & Xue, Charlie & Vitetta, Luis. Use of complementary and alternative medicines in people with depression and central obesity: findings from a Tai Chi and Qigong study. Journal of Traditional Chinese Medical Sciences 2017;10.1016/j.jtcms.2017.09.006.

Marx W, McCarthy AL, Ried K, McKavanagh D, Vitetta L, Sali A, Lohning A, Isenring E. The Effect of a Standardized Ginger Extract on Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea-Related Quality of Life in Patients Undergoing Moderately or Highly Emetogenic Chemotherapy: A Double Blind, Randomized, Placebo Controlled Trial.Nutrients. 2017 Aug 12;9(8).

Saltzman ET, Thomsen M, Hall S, Vitetta L. Perna canaliculus and the Intestinal Microbiome. Mar Drugs 2017 Jun 30;15(7).

Heritage M, Jaskowski L, Bridle K, Campbell C, Briskey D, Britton L, Fletcher L, Vitetta L, Subramaniam VN, Crawford D. Combination curcumin and vitamin E treatment attenuates diet-induced steatosis in Hfe-/- mice. World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 2017;8(2):67-76.

Journal: Marine Drugs / Special Issue Title: Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods. Guest Editor: Professor Luis Vitetta

Vitetta L, Coulson S, Thomsen M, Nguyen T, Hall S. Gut Microbes manuscript type: Commentary and views submission probiotics, D-Lactic acidosis, oxidative stress and strain specificity. Gut Microbes. 2017 Jan 12:1-12. doi: 10.1080/19490976.2017.1279379.

Palacios T, Vitetta L, Coulson S, Madigan CD, Denyer GS, Caterson ID. The effect of a novel probiotic on metabolic biomarkers in adults with prediabetes and recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2017 Jan 9;18(1):7.

Bambling M, Edwards SC, Hall S, Vitetta L. A combination of probiotics and magnesium orotate attenuate depression in a small SSRI resistant cohort: an intestinal anti-inflammatory response is suggested. Inflammopharmacology. 2017 Feb 2. doi: 10.1007/s10787-017-0311-x


2016:

Ellis RJ, Small DM, Vesey DA, Johnson DW, Francis R, Vitetta L, Gobe GC, Morais C. Indoxyl sulphate and kidney disease: Causes, consequences and interventions. Nephrology (Carlton). 2016 Mar;21(3):170-7.

Vitetta L, Saltzman ET, Nikov T, Ibrahim I, Hall S. Modulating the Gut Micro-Environment in the Treatment of Intestinal Parasites. J Clin Med 2016;5(11).pii: E102

Schloss JM, Colosimo M, Airey C, Masci P, Linnane AW, Vitetta L, A randomised, placebo-controlled trial assessing the efficacy of an oral B group vitamin in preventing the development of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN). Support Care Cancer. 2016 Sep 9.

Journal of Clinical Medicine / Special Issue "Advances in Human Microbiome” : Guest Editor: Professor Luis Vitetta

Briskey D, Heritage M, Jaskowoski LA, Peake J, Gobe G, Subramaniam N, Crawford D, Campbell C, Vitetta L. Probiotics modify tight-junction proteins in an animal model of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology 1756283X16645055, first published on May 1, 2016 as doi:10.1177/1756283X16645055

Vitetta L. Lactobacillus acidophilus Restores Functionality in Uremic Macrophages: Plausible or Lacking Evidence? Dig Dis Sci. 2016 Feb 18.

Liu X, Furuya-Kanamori L, Siskind D, Crompton D, Williams GM, Kostner K, Vitetta L, Doi SA. An evidence-based scale for the antecedents of depressive symptoms in Australian adults. Australas Psychiatry. 2016 Feb 8.

Rao A, Steels E, Inder WJ, Abraham S, Vitetta L. Testofen, a specialised Trigonella foenum-graecum seed extract reduces age-related symptoms of androgen decrease, increases testosterone levels and improves sexual function in healthy aging males in a double-blind randomised clinical study. Aging Male. 2016 Jan 20:1-9.



2015:

Chen C, Zhao KN, Masci PP, Lakhani SR, Antonsson A, Simpson PT, Vitetta L. TGFβ isoforms and receptors mRNA expression in breast tumours: prognostic value and clinical implications. BMC Cancer. 2015 Dec 24;15(1):1010.

Vitetta L, Hall S, Coulson S. Metabolic Interactions in the Gastrointestinal Tract (GIT): Host, Commensal, Probiotics, and Bacteriophage Influences. Microorganisms 2015;3(4):913-932.

Schloss J, Colosimo M, Vitetta L. New Insights into potential prevention and management options for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy: Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing 2015 Dec: 10.4103/2347-5625.170977

Schloss J, Colosimo M, Airey C, Vitetta L, Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) and vitamin B12 deficiency. Support Care Cancer 2015 Jul;23(7):1843-50

Schloss J, Colosimo M, Vitetta L. Herbal Medicines and Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN): a Critical Literature Review. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2015 Apr 7:0.

Marx W, Ried K, McCarthy AL, Vitetta L, Sali A, McKavanagh D, Isenring E. Ginger-Mechanism of Action in Chemotherapy-induced Nausea and Vomiting: A Review. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2015 Apr 7:0.

Rao A, Steels E, Beccaria G, Inder WJ, Vitetta L. Influence of a Specialized Trigonella foenum graecum Seed Extract (Libifem), on Testosterone, Estradiol and Sexual Function in Healthy Menstruating Women, a Randomised Placebo Controlled Study. Phytotherapy Research 2015.

Bambling M, Edwards SC, Coulson S, Vitetta L. S-adenosylmethionine (SAMe) and Magnesium Orotate as adjunctives to SSRIs in sub-optimal treatment response of depression in adults; a pilot study. Journal of Advances in Integrative Medicine. 2015. 2, (1).. 56 62



2014:

Vitetta L, Bambling, M, Alford H. The gastrointestinal tract microbiome, probiotics and mood. Inflammopharmacology 2014; doi:10.1007/s10787-014-0216-x.

Vitetta L, Manuel R, Zhou JY, Linnane A, Hall S, Coulson S. The overarching influence of the gut microbiome on end-organ function: the role of live probiotic cultures. Pharmaceuticals 2014; 7(9): 954-89.

Vitetta L, Briskey B, Alford H, Hall S, Coulson S. Probiotics, prebiotics and the gastrointestinal tract in health and disease. Inflammopharmacology 2014; 22(3): 135-154.

Gray B, Steym F, Davies WP, Vitetta L. Liver function parameters, cholesterol, and phospholipid α-linoleic acid are associated with adipokine levels in overweight and obese adults. Nutrition Research 2014; 345: 375-382.

Marx W, McCarthy AL, Ried K, Vitetta L, McKavanagh D, Thomson D, Sali A, Isenring L. Can ginger ameliorate chemotherapy-induced nausea? Protocol of a randomized double blind, placebo-controlled trial. BMC Complement Altern Med 2014; 9(14):134.

Scholoss, J, Vitetta L. Antioxidants to Abrogate Free Radicals. New insights to challenge currently held beliefs. Australian Journal of Herbal Medicine 2014; 26(1): 4-6.

Vitetta L, Linnane AW. Endocellular Regulation of Free Radicals and Hydrogen Peroxide: Key Determinants of the Inflammatory Response. Inflammopharmacology 2014; 22(2):69-72.

Bella C, Coulson S, Vitetta L. Is co-prescribing a multi-strain probiotic the simple solution for treating and preventing Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPIs) induced Clostridium difficile Associated Diarrhoea (CDAD) while maintaining evidence based pharmacotherapy? Advances in Integrative Medicine 2014; 1(1): 52-54.

Shing C, Peake J, Lim C, Briskey D, Walsh N, Fortes M, Ahuja K, Vitetta L. Effects of probiotics supplementation on gastrointestinal permeability, inflammation and exercise performance in the heat. European Journal of Applied Physiology 2014; 114(1):93-103.

Vitetta L, Hall S, Linnane AW. Live Probiotic Cultures and the Gastrointestinal Tract: Symbiotic Preservation of Tolerance Whilst Attenuating Pathogenicity. Front Cell Infect Microbiol 2014; doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2014.00143.



2013:

Gray B, Steyn F, Davies P, Vitetta L. Omega-3 fatty acids: A review of the effects on adiponectin and leptin and potential implications for obesity management. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2013; 67(12):1234-42.

Schloss JM,Colosimo M, Airey C, Vitetta L. Nutraceuticals and Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN): a Systematic Review. A systematic review. Clinical Nutrition 2013; 32(6): 888-893.

Vitetta L, Linnane A, Gobe G. From the Gastrointestinal Tract (GIT) to the Kidneys: Live Bacterial Cultures (Probiotics) Mediating Reductions of Uremic Toxin Levels via Free Radical Signaling. Toxins 2013; 5(11): 2042-2057.

Vitetta L, Alford H. The Pharmacobiotic Potential of the Gastrointestinal Tract Micro-Biometabolome-Probiotic Connect: A Brief Commentary. Drug Development Research 2013; 74(6): 353-359.

Marx W, Teleni L, McCarthy A, Vitetta L, McKavanagh D, Thomson T, Isenring E. Ginger (Zingiber officinale) and chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: a systematic literature review. Nutrition Reviews 2013; 71(4): 245-254.

Palacios T, Coulson S, Butt H, Vitetta L. The Gastrointestinal Microbiota and Multi-Strain Probiotic Therapy: In Children and Adolescent Obesity. Advances in Integrative Medicine 2013; 1(1): 2-8.

Vitetta L, Couslon S, Linnane A, Butt H. The Gastrointestinal Microbiome and Musculoskeletal Diseases: A beneficial Role for probiotics and prebiotics. Pathogens 2013; 2(4): 606-626.

Vitetta L, Gobe G. Uremia and Chronic Kidney Disease: The Role of Probiotics / Prebiotics. Molecular Nutrition & Food Research 2013; 57(5): 824-832.



Conference Presentations and Proceedings

2017:

Vitetta L. Intestinal Microbiome & Cancer Treatments/ Gut health Panel. NIIM Integrative Medicine: The art & science, 4th Annual Symposium 2017. Friday 24th November. Richmond, Melbourne

Vitetta L, Clarke S, Thomsen M. The intestinal microbiome, chemotherapy and adjuvant treatments with probiotics. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology [Clinical Oncological Society of Australia] 2017; November 13-15; 13(4):98, ABS#105. Sydney, Australia.

Vitetta L. Mitigating Chronic Diseases. General Practice Conference & Exhibition Melbourne. 10th-12th November 2017. Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

Palacios T, Vitetta L, Madigan C, Caterson I. Prediabetes and Early Diagnosed T2DM: safety tolerability and pilot exploratory study preliminary results. 5th MICROBIOME R and D and BUSINESS COLLABORATION FORUM: USA COLLABORATIONS IN MICROBIOME RESEARCH, LIVE BACTERIAL THERAPEUTICS, HUMAN HEALTH & DISEASE | 2nd PROBIOTICS CONGRESS: San Diego, USA. USA. 2-3 November 2017.

Vitetta L. Cancer Treatments, the Intestinal Microbiome and Probiotics. IPA World Congress | Asia Probiota. Singapore. 11-13 October 2017.

Palacios T, Vitetta L, Madigan C, Caterson I. The development of a evidence-based probiotic formulation and its efficacy in obesity and type 2 diabetes. 4th Beneficial Microbes Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 9-11 October 2017.

Hall S. Mitigating the symptoms of chronic diseases through the administration of probiotics. Functional Food Center 22nd International Conference for Chronic Diseases. Harvard Medical School, Boston USA .23rd September 2017.

Vitetta L. Mood disorders cognition and the intestinal mucosa. Australian Society of Lifestyle Medicine Sydney, Australia. 15-17 September 2017.

Kalma B, Ellis RJ, Vitetta L, Wood ST, Gobe GC. Pilot Study: Urinary Indoxyl Sulphate As A Predictor Of Postoperative Kidney Function Following Radical Tumour Nephrectomy. 54th Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology. Annual Scientific Meeting Sydney, Australia. 8-12 September 2017.

Talia Palacios, Ian Caterson, Claire Madigan, Luis Vitetta. The Efficacy Of A Novel Probiotic On Glucose Metabolism: A Randomised Controlled Trial. The 4th Latin America Congress on Controversies to Consensus in Diabetes, Obesity and Hypertension. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2017 Mar 16-18.

Vitetta L. The intestinal microbiome, metabolic diseases and probiotics. BIT 15th International Conference: IDDST. Osaka, Japan. Jul 26-28 2017


2016:

Vitetta L. Nephrotoxic effects of cis-diamminedichloroplatinium II (cisplatin) can be ameliorated using Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), 7th World Congress on Targeting Mitochondria. Oct 24–26, 2016. Berlin, Germany.

Coulson S, Neonatal & Infant Development: Instruction from the Microbiota, The 6th Science of Nutrition in Medicine and Healthcare Conference [Sydney 2016].

Coulson S & Vitetta L, Metabolic Disorders: Instruction by the Gut Microbiome, General Practitioner Conference and Exhibition [Sydney] 2016.

Hall S, Invitation to Chair session on Nanotechnologies for Drug Delivery Systems: Redefining the Curve - Sustainable Compound Delivery Through Nanoparticles. BIT’s 14th Annual Congress of IDDST; June 16-18, 2016. South Korea

Hall S, Invitation to speak at Opening Ceremony and Keynote Forum session: The Microbiome - A Universe of Therapeutic Potential. BIT’s 14th Annual Congress of IDDST; June 16-18, 2016. South Korea


2015:

Coulson S, Scientific Application for Innovative Delivery Systems: Bacteria and Nanotechnology Platforms, The 5th Annual Symposium of Drug Delivery Systems; Oct 20-22, 2015. Beijing, China.

Vitetta L & Coulson S, Live Probiotic Cultures and the Gastrointestinal Tract – Improving More Than Just GI Health, General Practice Conference and Exhibition [Sydney, Melbourne] 2015.

Vitetta L & Coulson S, High Fat Diet, Probiotics and Non–Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, General Practice Conference and Exhibition [Sydney, Melbourne] 2015.

Vitetta L & Coulson S, Depression and the Gut Microbiome Influence of Probiotics and Nutraceuticals,General Practice Conference and Exhibition [Sydney, Melbourne] 2015.

Vitetta L & Coulson S, Diarrhoeal Illness: Causes and Evidenced Based Treatments, General Practice Conference and Exhibition [Sydney, Melbourne] 2015.

Coulson S, Inter–Kingdom communication: bacterial instruction of host gene expression, The 5th Science of Nutrition in Medicine and Healthcare Conference 2015.

Vitetta L, A multi-strain probiotic preparation in a mouse model of a high fat diet / obesity induced liver steatosis, The 5th Science of Nutrition in Medicine and Healthcare Conference 2015.

Coulson S & Vitetta L, Probiotics in Clinical Practice and ICU, 16th Annual Meeting: Australian College of Critical Care Nurses 2015.

Vitetta L. Gut Function and Chronic Kidney Disease. National Institute of Integrative Medicine 1st Symposium, 2015.

Coulson S. Neonatal and Infant Development: Influence of Bacteria. National Institute of Integrative Medicine 1st Symposium, 2015.

Vitetta L. Reactive oxygen species and their lifelong regulation of the metabolome. 6th World Congress on Targeting Mitochondria. Oct 28–30, 2015. Berlin, Germany, 2015.

Briskey D, Peake J, Coulson S, Vitetta L. High Fat Diet, Probiotics and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease 4th Beneficial Microbes Conference, The Hague, Netherlands, 2015.



2014:

Hall S Probiotics for the Gastrointestinal Tract (GIT) Microbiome: The Evidence-Based Market Leader. 4th Annual Symposium of Drug Delivery System 2014; November 18-20. Suzhou, China.

Schloss J, Colosmio M, Linnane AW, Masci P, Vitetta L. A Randomised Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial Assessing The Efficacy And Safety Of Supplementation With B Vitamins To Reduce The Incidence Of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy [Cipn], Final Results. 4th International Conference on the Science of Nutrition in Medicine and Healthcare. 2014; May 3-5. Gold Coast, Australia.

Palacios T, Coulson S, Butt H, Vitetta L. The Effect Of Microbiota-Based Interventions And Metformin In Metabolic And Inflammatory Biomarkers In Adults With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM). 4th International Conference on the Science of Nutrition in Medicine and Healthcare. 2014; May 3-5. Gold Coast, Australia.

Marx W, McCarthy AL, Ried K, Vitetta L, McKavanagh D, Thomson D, Sali A, Isenring L. Ginger–Mechanism Of Action In Chemotherapy? Induced Nausea And Vomiting: A Review. 4th International Conference on the Science of Nutrition in Medicine and Healthcare. 2014; May 3-5. Gold Coast, Australia.

Vitetta L. The gastrointestinal tract microbiome and the metabolism of herbal compounds such as trigonella foenum-graecum extract. The 4th International Symposium on Curry and Spice (April 24, 2014) in Seoul, South Korea.

Vitetta L. Probiotics, the gastrointestinal tract microbiome and musculoskeletal diseases. International Probiotic Association World Congress. May 9-10, 2014, Athens, Greece. In: Beneficial Microbes 5 (suppl 1): 23.

Vitetta L. Gut Bacteria and Health…Probiotics and the Microbiome. National Institute of Integrative Medicine 2nd Symposium.



2013:

Hall S, Vitetta L. The Importance of Translational Research in Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAMs); ARCs; Sydney, Australia. June 5 2013.

Palacios T, Coulson S, Butt H, Leong G, Dahiya R, Vitetta L. Gut Microbiota and Metabolic Syndrome: How a Multi-Strain Probiotic may Influence Biomarkers in Obese Adolescents. 3rd International Conference on the Science of Nutrition in Medicine and Healthcare. 2013; May 3-5. Sydney Australia.

Coulson S, Palacios T, Butt H, Leong G, Dahiya R, Vitetta L. The Role of Gut Microbiota in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: The Efficacy of a Multi-Strain Probiotic in Obese Adolescents. 3rd International Conference on the Science Nutrition in Medicine and Healthcare. 2013; May 3-5. Sydney Australia.

Steels E, Rao A,Coulson S, Vitetta L. A phase II randomised double–blind placebo–controlled clinical trial investigating the efficacy and safety of a herbal medicine preparation for the management of symptoms of benign prostatic hypertrophy. 3rd International Conference on the Science of Nutrition in Medicine and Healthcare. 2013; May 3-5. Sydney Australia.

Schloss J, Colosmio M, Linnane AW, Masci P, Vitetta L. B Vitamin Status In Cancer Patients Administered Chemotherapy. 3rd International Conference on the Science of Nutrition in Medicine and Healthcare. 2013; May 3-5. Sydney Australia.

Marx W, Ried K, Sali A, Teleni L, McCarthy A, Vitetta L, McKavanagh D, Thomson D, Isenring E. Is Ginger Supplementation Effective In Ameliorating Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea And Vomiting? 3rd International Conference on the Science of Nutrition in Medicine and Healthcare. 2013; May 3-5. Sydney Australia.



Book Chapters:


Coulson S, Palacios T, Vitetta L. Perna canaliculus (Green-Lipped Mussel): Bioactive Components and Therapeutic Evaluation for Chronic Health Conditions

In: Progress in Drug Research Novel Natural Products: Therapeutic Effects in Pain, Arthritis And Gastro-Intestinal Diseases
[Editors: K D Rainsford, M C Powanda and M W Whitehouse]
Publisher: Springer Basel AG. 2015. ISBN 9783-0348-0926-9

Vitetta L, Alford H, Palacios T Coulson S. Gastrointestinal Tract Commensal Bacteria and Probiotics: Influence on End-Organ Physiology.

In: Progress in Drug Research Novel Natural Products: Therapeutic Effects in Pain, Arthritis And Gastro-Intestinal Diseases
[Editors: K D Rainsford, M C Powanda and M W Whitehouse]
Publisher: Springer Basel AG. 2015. ISBN 9783-0348-0926-9