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Michelle Maugham

Michelle Maugham


  • PhD Candidate, APCRC-Q
  • Member, IHBI, QUT

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BBiomed (Hons) First Class, Queensland University of Technology, 2012

BAppSci (Biotech), Queensland University of Technology, 2011


Michelle Maugham is a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Health (Biomedical Sciences) at QUT looking at the drivers of and drug treatments for advanced prostate cancer associated with metabolic syndrome. She completed a BAppSci (Biotech) at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is 2011 and went on to complete a BBiomed (Hons) at QUT the following year.

Awards and grants





Vice Chancellors performance fund award - QUT


Nominee Vice Chancellors excellence awards - QUT


Awarded travel funding to present research at The Annual Scientific Meeting of the Endocrine Society of Australia and the Society of Reproductive Biology  - QUT


Awarded travel funding to present research at American Association of Cancer Research and Weill Cornell University - QUT


Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA) - QUT


Australian Postgraduate Award scholarship- QUT


QUT Excellence Top-Up scholarship- QUT


Vacation Research Experience Scholarship- QUT

Research interests

Prostate Cancer, Endocrinology, Pharmacology, Metabolic Syndrome, Bone Biology

Top publications

Maugham, M., Thomas, P., Crisp, G., Philp, L., Shah, E., Herington, A., Chen, C., Gregory, L., Nelson, C., Seim, I., Jeffery, P., Chopin, L.  Insights from engraftable immunodeficient mouse models of hyperinsulinaemia. Scientific Reports (Nature), 2017. 7(1): p. 491. IF: 5.228; Citations: 3

Seim, I., Jeffery, P., Thomas, P., Walpole, C., Maugham, M., Fung, J., Yap, P., O’Keefe, A., Lai, J., Whiteside, E., Herington, A., Chopin, L. Multi-species sequence comparison reveals conservation of ghrelin gene-derived splice variants encoding a truncated ghrelin peptide. Endocrine, 2016. 52(3): p. 609-617. IF: 3.878; Citations: 4

Raggatt, L.J., et al., Wullshleger, M., Alexander, K., Wu, A., Millard, S., Kaur, S., Maugham, M., Gregory, L., Steck, R., Pettit, A. Fracture Healing via Periosteal Callus Formation Requires Macrophages for Both Initiation and Progression of Early Endochondral Ossification. The American Journal of Pathology, 2014. 184(12): p. 3192-3204. IF: 4.206; Citations: 52

Professional memberships and associations


Title, Organisation


Endocrine Society of Australia


Australian Society of Medical Research


American Association of Cancer Research


Society of Hospital Pharmacists Australia


Pharmaceutical Society of Australia