Honorary Professor Josephine Forbes

Honorary Professor

Mater Research Institute-UQ
Faculty of Medicine



  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor, University of Melbourne


  • Sourris, Karly C., Ding, Yi, Maxwell, Scott S., Al-sharea, Annas, Kantharidis, Phillip, Mohan, Muthukumar, Rosado, Carlos J., Penfold, Sally A., Haase, Claus, Xu, Yangsong, Forbes, Josephine M., Crawford, Simon, Ramm, Georg, Harcourt, Brooke E., Jandeleit-Dahm, Karin, Advani, Andrew, Murphy, Andrew J., Timmermann, Daniel B., Karihaloo, Anil, Knudsen, Lotte Bjerre, El-Osta, Assam, Drucker, Daniel J., Cooper, Mark E. and Coughlan, Melinda T. (2023). Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor signaling modifies the extent of diabetic kidney disease through dampening the receptor for advanced glycation end products–induced inflammation. Kidney International, 105 (1), 132-149. doi: 10.1016/j.kint.2023.09.029

  • Leung, Sherman S., Lenchik, Nataliya, Mathews, Clayton, Pugliese, Alberto, McCarthy, Domenica A., Le Bagge, Selena, Ewing, Adam, Harris, Mark, Radford, Kristen J., Borg, Danielle J., Gerling, Ivan and Forbes, Josephine M. (2023). Alpha cell receptor for advanced glycation end products associate with glucagon expression in type 1 diabetes. Scientific Reports, 13 (1) 12948, 1-15. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-39243-x

  • Kassianos, Andrew J., Giuliani, Kurt, Nag, Purba, Hong, Seokchan, Wang, Xiangju, Johnston, Rebecca L., Adams, Benjamin, Grivei, Anca, Ho, Kenneth, Ng, Monica, Waddell, Nicola, Forbes, Josephine M., Healy, Helen and Kassianos, Andrew J. (2023). Hypoxia and interleukin (IL)-1β synergistically induce cellular senescence in human proximal tubular epithelial cells (PTEC). 58th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN), Christchurch, New Zealand, 4-6 September 2023. Richmond, VIC, Australia: John Wiley & Sons. doi: 10.1111/nep.14216

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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Book Chapter

  • Dhananjayan, Karthik, Forbes, Josephine and Münch, Gerald (2018). Advanced glycation, diabetes, and dementia. Type 2 diabetes and dementia. (pp. 169-193) edited by Velandai Srikanth and Zoe Arvanitakis. London, United Kingdom: Academic Press (Elsevier). doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-809454-9.00009-3

  • Fotheringham, Amelia K., Gallo, Linda A. and Forbes, Josephine M. (2018). Dietary AGEs in the development and progression of chronic kidney disease. Dietary AGEs and their role in health and disease. (pp. 213-224) edited by Jaime Uribarri. Boca Raton, FI, United States: CRC Press. doi: 10.1201/9781315120041

  • Forbes, Josephine M., Coughlan, Melinda T. and Cooper, Mark E. (2011). Role of oxidative stress in diabetic nephropathy. Advances in Pathogenesis of Diabetic Nephropathy. (pp. 199-218) Nova Science Publishers, Inc..

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Completed Supervision