Dr Linda Gallo

Honorary Fellow

School of Biomedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine

Overview

Research Interests

  • Pregnancy and fetal programming
  • Nutrition in health and disease
  • Diabetes mellitus, kidney and cardiovascular complications
  • Diabetes mellitus and severity of viral infections

Qualifications

  • Postgraduate Diploma, Deakin University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Research Commercialisation, University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor (Honours) of Science (Advanced), University of Melbourne

Publications

  • Hulme, Katina D., Tong, Zhen Wei Marcus, Rowntree, Louise C., van de Sandt, Carolien E., Ronacher, Katharina, Grant, Emma J., Dorey, Emily S., Gallo, Linda A., Gras, Stephanie, Kedzierska, Katherine, Barrett, Helen L. and Short, Kirsty R. (2024). Increasing HbA1c is associated with reduced CD8+ T cell functionality in response to influenza virus in a TCR-dependent manner in individuals with diabetes mellitus. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 81 (1) 35, 35. doi: 10.1007/s00018-023-05010-4

  • Gallo, Linda A., Steane, Sarah E., Young, Sophia L., de Jersey, Susan, Schoenaker, Danielle A. J. M., Borg, Danielle J., Lockett, Jack, Collins, Clare E., Perkins, Anthony V., Kumar, Sailesh, Clifton, Vicki L. and Wilkinson, Shelley A. (2023). Dietary supplements, guideline alignment and biochemical nutrient status in pregnancy: Findings from the Queensland Family Cohort pilot study. Maternal and Child Nutrition, 20 (1) e13589, 1-22. doi: 10.1111/mcn.13589

  • Calvert, Clara, Brockway, Meredith (Merilee), Zoega, Helga, Miller, Jessica E., Been, Jasper V., Amegah, Adeladza Kofi, Racine-Poon, Amy, Oskoui, Solmaz Eradat, Abok, Ishaya I., Aghaeepour, Nima, Akwaowo, Christie D., Alshaikh, Belal N., Ayede, Adejumoke I., Bacchini, Fabiana, Barekatain, Behzad, Barnes, Rodrigo, Bebak, Karolina, Berard, Anick, Bhutta, Zulfiqar A., Brook, Jeffrey R., Bryan, Lenroy R., Cajachagua-Torres, Kim N., Campbell-Yeo, Marsha, Chu, Dinh-Toi, Connor, Kristin L., Cornette, Luc, Cortés, Sandra, Daly, Mandy, Debauche, Christian ... Azad, Meghan B. (2023). Changes in preterm birth and stillbirth during COVID-19 lockdowns in 26 countries. Nature Human Behaviour, 7 (4), 529-544. doi: 10.1038/s41562-023-01522-y

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Mullins, Thomas P., Schock-Kusch, Daniel and Gallo, Linda A. (2023). Transdermal measurement of glomerular filtration rate in preclinical research. Kidney research: experimental protocols. (pp. 309-315) edited by Tim D. Hewitson, Nigel D. Toussaint and Edward R. Smith. New York, NY, United States: Springer Nature. doi: 10.1007/978-1-0716-3179-9_19

  • 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

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Gallo, Linda, Moritz, Karen and Akison, Lisa (2020). Nutrient intake, physical activity levels, and metabolic status in Australian university biomedical students. Nutrition 2020 Live Online, Online, 1-4 June 2020. New York, NY United States: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/cdn/nzaa061_032

  • Akison, Lisa K., Gallo, Linda A., Barclay, Johanna L., Burgess, Danielle, Keshvari, Sahar, Fotheringham, Amelia K. and Moritz, Karen M. (2018). Body composition to estimate percentage fat mass: comparisons between common clinical methods and gold-standard air displacement plethysmography (BODPOD) in a cohort of university students. Joint Annual Scientific Meetings of Endocrine Society of Australia (ESA) and Society for Reproductive Biology (SRB), Perth, Australia, 27-30 August 2017. Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell.

  • Akison, Lisa K., Gallo, Linda A., Barclay, Johanna L., Zhuang, Aowen, Chen, Cortina, Fotheringham, Amelia K. and Moritz, Karen M. (2018). Glucose and insulin profiles during an oral glucose tolerance test (oGTT) are similar between fed and fasted states in a cohort of university students. Joint Annual Scientific Meetings of Endocrine Society of Australia (ESA) and Society for Reproductive Biology (SRB), Perth, Australia, 27-30 August 2017. Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell.

  • Mullins, T., Tan, W. Sheng and Gallo, L. (2018). Validation of non-invasive transcutaneous method for glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in obese mice. 54th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN), Sydney, Australia, 8–12 September 2018. Hoboken, NJ United States: Wiley.

  • Gallo, L. A., Gandhi, M. R., Abel, E. D., Rubera, I., Tauc, M. and Forbes, J. M. (2017). The role of GLUT4 in the kidney proximal tubule in blood glucose control and kidney function. 53rd Annual Meeting of the European-Association-for-the-Study-of-Diabetes (EASD), Lisbon Portugal, Sep 11-15, 2017. NEW YORK: SPRINGER.

  • Forbes, J. M., Flemming, N., McCarthy, D., Boot, K., D'Silva, N., Gallo, L., Thorburn, D. R., Russell, A., Johnson, D., Morahan, G., Jones, T., Couper, J., Donaghue, K., Hodson, M. and O'Moore-Sullivan, T. (2017). Mitochondrial dysfunction defines a population of young people with type 1 diabetes at risk of kidney disease. 53rd Annual Meeting of the European-Association-for-the-Study-of-Diabetes (EASD), Lisbon Portugal, 11-15 September 2017. New York NY United States: Springer.

  • Forbes, J. M., Flemming, N. B., Mccarthy, D. A., Boot, K., De Silva, N., Gallo, L. A., Nisbett, J., Morton, A., Teasdale, S., Thorburn, D. R., Russell, A., Isbel, N., Johnson, D., Morahan, G., Jones, T., Couper, J., Donaghue, K., Hodson, M. P. and O'Moore-Sullivan, T. (2017). Mitochondrial dysfunction defines a population of young people with type 1 diabetes at risk of kidney disease. 53rd Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), Lisbon, Portugal, 11-15 September 2017. Richmond, VIC, Australia: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia.

  • Gallo, L. A., Ward, M. S., Fotheringham, A. K., Pollock, C., Panchapakesan, U. and Forbes, J. M. (2015). In Db/db mice, Sglt2 inhibition does not improve diabetic nephropathy despite glycaemic improvements. 51st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology, Canberra, Australia, 7-9 September 2015. Richmond, Australia: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia. doi: 10.1111/nep.12543

  • Borg, D. J., McCarthy, D., Reeves, P., Ward, M. S., Fotheringham, A. K., Gallo, L. A., Harcourt, B. E., Agrawal, N., Steptoe, R. and Forbes, J. M. (2015). Short-term alagebrium chloride (ALT-711) therapy pre-diabetes for the treatment of Type I Diabetes. Immunology of Diabetes Society 14th International Congress, Munich, Germany, 12-16 April 2015.

  • Tesch, G. H., Sourris, K. C., Summers, S. A., Mccarthy, D., Ward, M. S., Borg, D. J., Gallo, L. A., Fotheringham, A. K., Pettit, A., Yap, F. Y. T., Harcourt, B. E., Tan, A. L. Y., Kausman, J. Y., Nikolic-Paterson, D. J., Kitching, A. R. and Forbes, J. M. (2014). Deficiency of rage in bone marrow cells reduces renal injury in diabetic mice. 50th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology, Melbourne Australia, 25–27 August 2014. Richmond Australia: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia. doi: 10.1111/nep.12301

  • Leung, C., Fotheringham, A. K., Zhuang, A., Borg, D. J., Ward, M. S., Coughlan, M. T., Mccarthy, D. A., Gallo, L. A., Harcourt, B. E. and Forbes, J. M. (2014). Flux of advanced glycation end products across the kidney as a contributor to renal disease in diabetes. 50th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology, Melbourne, Australia, 25–27 August 2014. Richmond Australia: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia. doi: 10.1111/nep.12302

  • Gallo, Linda A., Ward, Micheal S., Harcourt, Brooke E., Fotheringham, Amelia K., McCarthy, Domenica A., Penfold, Sally A. and Forbes, Josephine M. (2014). Glyoxalase-1 Inhibition Leads to Podocyte Insulin Resistance and Features Resembling Diabetic Kidney Disease. 14th Asian Pacific Congress of Nephrology, Tokyo, Japan, 14-17 May 2014. Richmond, VIC, Australia: Wiley-Blackwell. doi: 10.1111/nep.12236

  • Ward, M. S., Flemming, N. B., Gallo, L. A., Fotheringham, A., Gobe, G., Vesey, D. and Forbes, J. M. (2014). Mitochondrial targeting of superoxide by Mitoq improves metabolic renal dysfunction. 50th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology, Melbourne Australia, 25–27 August 2014. Richmond Australia: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia. doi: 10.1111/nep.12301

  • Wlodek, Mary E., Tran, Melanie, Gallo, Linda A., Hanvey, Alanna, Cullen-McEwen, Luise A., Westcott, Kerryn T., Jefferies, Andrew J. and Moritz, Karen M. (2013). Low Maternal Birth Weight Is Associated with Transmission of Cardio-Renal and Metabolic Deficits and Dysfunction.. 60th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation (SGI), Orlando Fl, 20-23 March 2013. Thousand Oaks, CA United States: Sage Publications. doi: 10.1177/1933719113482088

  • Gallo, L. A., Harcourt, B. E., Fotheringham, A. K., McCarthy, D., Penfold, S. A. and Forbes, J. M. (2013). Methylglyoxal induced insulin resistance in podocytes contributes to diabetic kidney disease. 49th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), Barcelona, Spain, 23 -27 September 2013. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/s00125-013-3012-z

  • Tran, Melanie, Jefferies, Andrew J., Gallo, Linda A., Moritz, Karen M. and Wlodek, Mary E. (2011). Effect of uteroplacental insufficiency on maternal later life metabolic disease risk. 7th World Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD), Portland, Oregon, United States, 18–21 September 2011. Cambridge, England, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/S2040174411000481

  • Tran, Melanie, Gallo, Linda A., Moritz, Karen M. and Wlodek, Mary E. (2011). Intergenerational transmission of fetal growth restriction and pancreatic deficits to the next generation. 7th World Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD), Portland, Oregon, United States, 18–21 September 2011. Cambridge, England, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/S204017441100047X

  • Gallo, Linda A., Moritz, Karen M., Tran, Melanie, Mazzuca, Marc Q., Cullen-McEwen, Luisa A., Denton, Kate M. and Wlodek, Mary E. (2011). Intergenerational transmission of growth restriction, nephron deficits and hypertension in rats. 7th World Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD), Portland, Oregon, United States, 18–21 September 2011. Cambridge, England, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/S2040174411000481

  • Gallo, Linda A., Denton, Kate M., Moritz, Karen M. and Wlodek, Mary E. (2011). Long-term alterations in maternal blood pressure and renal function after pregnancy in normal and growth restricted rats. Scientific Sessions of High Blood Pressure Research, Orlando Fl, 20-24 September 2011. Philadelphia PA, United States: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. doi: 10.1161/HYP.0b013e318234a201

  • Wlodek, Mary E., Tran, Melanie, Westcott, Kerryn T., Jefferies, Andrew, Gallo, Linda A. and Moritz, Karen M. (2010). Being born small programs impaired glucose tolerance in pregnancy. 57th Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation, Orlando, FL, U.S.A., 24-27 March 2010. Thousand Oaks, CA, U.S.A.: Sage Publications. doi: 10.1177/193371912010173s067

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Completed Supervision