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DR ANGELA SHEU

About

Dr Angela Sheu graduated with a combined Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (Honours) and Bachelor of Science (Medicine) Honours from the University of New South Wales, and completed Endocrinology training at St George, Prince of Wales and St Vincent’s hospitals.

She is currently appointed as a Staff Specialist Endocrinologist at St Vincent's Hospital and is undertaking a PhD at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, in collaboration with St Vincent’s and Prince of Wales Hospitals. Her research focuses on osteoporosis and diabetes mellitus, although she is interested in all aspects of endocrinology, including insulin resistance and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, thyroid, pituitary and adrenal disorders. She is also a Conjoint Associate Lecturer with the Faculty of Medicine at University of New South Wales. 

 

Dr Sheu has published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and has been an invited speaker to national Bone and Physician conferences.

 

In 2015, she was awarded the Graz Clock Award for Best Oral Presentation at Australian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society (ADIPS) scientific meeting, and in 2016 she won the NSW Trainee Research Award in Adult Medicine by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP).

 

She currently receives awards from National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Diabetes Australia, Osteoporosis Australia and RACP.

 

She is compassionate and dedicated to patient care, teaching and research. She regularly attends national and international meetings in order to provide her patients with up to date and evidence-based, comprehensive individualised care. She is a member of multiple national and international societies (Australian Diabetes Society, Endocrine Society Australia, Australian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society, Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society and American Society for Bone and Mineral Research).


Angela will be on maternity leave from June 2019 - January 2020. 

 

Awards

2017. National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Diabetes Australia Postgraduate Scholarship

2017. Osteoporosis Australia/RACP Research Entry Scholarship.

2016. Royal Australasian College of Physicians Trainee Research Award in Adult Medicine - NSW Winner

2015. Graz Clock Award for Best Oral Presentation at Australian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society scientific meeting

 

Publications

Sheu A and Center J. (2017).

Osteoporosis in postmenopausal women: key aspects of prevention and treatment. Medicine Today, 18(4)29-38.

Munoz MA, Jurczyluk J, Mehr S, Chai RC, Arts RJW, Sheu A, McMahon C, Center JR, Singh-Grewal D, Chaitow J, Campbell DE, Quinn JMW, Alexandrov K, Tnimov Z, Tangye SG, Simon A, Phan TG & Rogers MJ (2017).

Defective protein prenylation is a diagnostic biomarker of mevalonate kinase deficiency. J Allergy Clin Immunol (In Press).

Sheu A, Depczynski B, O'Sullivan AJ, Luxton G and Mangos G. (2016).

The Effect of Different Glycaemic States on Renal Transplant Outcomes. J Diabetes Res. 2016:8735782. Epub 2016 Dec 7.

Sheu A and Depczynski, B. (2016).

Post-transplant diabetes mellitus (PTDM) – what is the literature? What do Primary Care Specialists need to know and how does it affect clinical management? Diabetes Management Journal, 55:24-26.

Sheu A and Diamond T. (2016).

Secondary Osteoporosis. Australian Prescriber, 39(3):85-87.

Sheu A and Diamond T. (2016).

Bone mineral density: testing for osteoporosis. Australian Prescriber, 39(2):35-9.

Sheu A and Diamond T. (2016).

Osteosclerosis: a patient with bone pain and increased bone mass. Endocrinology Today, 5(1):20-24.

Mann SA, Castro ML, Ohanian M, Guo G, Zodgekar P, Sheu A, Stockhammer K, Thompson T, Playford D, Subbiah R, Kuchar D, Aggarwal A, Vandenberg JI & Fatkin D. (2012).

R222Q SCN5A mutation is associated with reversible ventricular ectopy and dilated cardiomyopathy. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 60(16):1566-1573.

Yeoh T, Hayward C, Benson V, Sheu A, Richmond Z, Feneley MP, Keogh AM, Macdonald PS & Fatkin D. (2011).

A randomised, placebo-controlled trial of carvedilol in early familial dilated cardiomyopathy. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 20(9):566-573.

Fatkin D, Yeoh T, Hayward CS, Benson V, Sheu A, Richmond Z, Feneley MP, Keogh AM, & Macdonald PS (2011). Evaluation of Left Ventricular Enlargement as a Marker of Early Disease in Familial Dilated Cardiomyopathy: Clinical Perspective. Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics, 4(4):342-348.

 

Abstracts and Presentations​

August 2016, Poster Presentation. ESA/ANZBMS 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting, Gold Coast. Awarded ANZBMS Travel Grant. 

Persistent hyperparathyroidism following renal transplantation: where to now?

August 2016, Poster Presentation. ESA/ANZBMS 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting, Gold Coast.

How low can you go: bone metabolism in chronic kidney disease

June 2016, Oral Presentation. ANZBMS Advanced Clinical Postgraduate Meetings in Bone Disease, Sydney. Invited speaker.

Diabetes and Bone

May 2016, Oral Presentation. 2016 RACP Congress, Adelaide. Representative as NSW Winner.

The pro-inflammatory T cell phenotype in Gestational Diabetes and the postpartum period

November 2015, Oral Presentation. RACP Trainee Research Awards in Adult Medicine, Sydney. Winner of NSW.

The pro-inflammatory T cell phenotype in Gestational Diabetes and the postpartum period 

August 2015, Oral Presentation. ADIPS 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide. Winner of Graz Clock Award. Awarded ADIPS Travel Grant. 

The pro-inflammatory T cell phenotype in Gestational Diabetes and the postpartum period

August 2015, Oral Presentation. ADS/ADEA 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide. Awarded ADS Travel Grant. 

Impact of Diabetes Mellitus and New Onset Diabetes After Transplant on outcomes after Renal Transplantation

August 2015, Poster Presentation. ADS/ADEA 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide.

Predictors of New Onset Diabetes Mellitus (NODAT) After Renal Transplantation

October 2014, Poster Presentation. St George Hospital Research Symposium, Sydney.

A Hard Case to Crack. Case presentation and literature review.

August 2014, Oral Presentation.  ESA Clinical Weekend, Torquay.

 

A Hard Case to Crack. Case presentation and literature review.