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R. John Aitken

ARC Centre of Excellence in Biotechnology and Development

Discipline of Biological Sciences

School of Environmental and Life Sciences

University of Newcastle



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  • ARC Centre of Excellence in Biotechnology and Development, Discipline of Biological Sciences, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Australia. 2010
  • The ARC Centre of Excellence in Biotechnology and Development, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia. 2003 - 2009
  • School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Centre for Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, University Drive, Australia. 2001 - 2006
  • Department of Biological Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia. 2000 - 2003
  • MRC Reproductive Biology Unit, 37 Chalmers Street, Edinburgh EH3 9ET, Scotland. 2000


  1. Analysis of the relationships between oxidative stress, DNA damage and sperm vitality in a patient population: development of diagnostic criteria. Aitken, R.J., De Iuliis, G.N., Finnie, J.M., Hedges, A., McLachlan, R.I. Hum. Reprod. (2010) [Pubmed]
  2. Biological and clinical significance of DNA damage in the male germ line. Aitken, R.J., De Iuliis, G.N., McLachlan, R.I. Int. J. Androl. (2009) [Pubmed]
  3. The role of proteomics in understanding sperm cell biology. Aitken, R.J., Baker, M.A. Int. J. Androl. (2008) [Pubmed]
  4. Bridging the gap between male and female fertility control; contraception-on-demand. Aitken, R.J., Hughes, L.M., Griffith, R., Baker, M.A. Contraception (2008) [Pubmed]
  5. Proteomic changes in mammalian spermatozoa during epididymal maturation. Aitken, R.J., Nixon, B., Lin, M., Koppers, A.J., Lee, Y.H., Baker, M.A. Asian J. Androl. (2007) [Pubmed]
  6. Analysis of lipid peroxidation in human spermatozoa using BODIPY C11. Aitken, R.J., Wingate, J.K., De Iuliis, G.N., McLaughlin, E.A. Mol. Hum. Reprod. (2007) [Pubmed]
  7. Origins and consequences of DNA damage in male germ cells. Aitken, R.J., De Iuliis, G.N. Reprod. Biomed. Online (2007) [Pubmed]
  8. Sperm function tests and fertility. Aitken, R.J. Int. J. Androl. (2006) [Pubmed]
  9. Cis-unsaturated fatty acids stimulate reactive oxygen species generation and lipid peroxidation in human spermatozoa. Aitken, R.J., Wingate, J.K., De Iuliis, G.N., Koppers, A.J., McLaughlin, E.A. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. (2006) [Pubmed]
  10. Impact of radio frequency electromagnetic radiation on DNA integrity in the male germline. Aitken, R.J., Bennetts, L.E., Sawyer, D., Wiklendt, A.M., King, B.V. Int. J. Androl. (2005) [Pubmed]
  11. Redox activity associated with the maturation and capacitation of mammalian spermatozoa. Aitken, R.J., Ryan, A.L., Baker, M.A., McLaughlin, E.A. Free Radic. Biol. Med. (2004) [Pubmed]
  12. Shedding light on chemiluminescence: the application of chemiluminescence in diagnostic andrology. Aitken, R.J., Baker, M.A., O'Bryan, M. J. Androl. (2004) [Pubmed]
  13. Oxidative stress and male reproductive biology. Aitken, R.J., Baker, M.A. Reprod. Fertil. Dev. (2004) [Pubmed]
  14. Seeds of concern. Aitken, R.J., Koopman, P., Lewis, S.E. Nature (2004) [Pubmed]
  15. Founders' Lecture. Human spermatozoa: fruits of creation, seeds of doubt. Aitken, R.J. Reprod. Fertil. Dev. (2004) [Pubmed]
  16. The human spermatozoon--not waving but drowning. Aitken, R.J., Sawyer, D. Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  17. Oxidative stress in the male germ line and its role in the aetiology of male infertility and genetic disease. Aitken, R.J., Baker, M.A., Sawyer, D. Reprod. Biomed. Online (2003) [Pubmed]
  18. Multiple forms of redox activity in populations of human spermatozoa. Aitken, R.J., Ryan, A.L., Curry, B.J., Baker, M.A. Mol. Hum. Reprod. (2003) [Pubmed]
  19. Immunocontraceptive vaccines for human use. Aitken, R.J. J. Reprod. Immunol. (2002) [Pubmed]
  20. Oxidative stress, DNA damage and the Y chromosome. Aitken, R.J., Krausz, C. Reproduction (2001) [Pubmed]
  21. Impact of a deep saturation dive on semen quality. Aitken, R.J., Buckingham, D., Richardson, D., Gardiner, J.C., Irvine, D.S. Int. J. Androl. (2000) [Pubmed]
  22. Possible redox regulation of sperm motility activation. Aitken, R.J. J. Androl. (2000) [Pubmed]
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