Professor Richard Logan

Professor Richard Logan
 Position Interim Dean and Head of School
 Org Unit Dental
 Email richard.logan@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 3066
 Location Floor/Room WS10073.02 ,  Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Richard is the Head of Oral Diagnostic Sciences which includes Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Oral Diagnosis. He is also the Deputy Head of the School of Dentistry.

  • Qualifications

    Bachelor of Dental Surgery, The University of Adelaide, 1993

    Master of Dental Surgery,  The University of Adelaide, 1998

    Fellow of the Faculty of Oral Pathology, Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, 2007

    Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Adelaide, 2008

  • Teaching Interests

    Undergraduate Teaching
    Dental and Oral Histology and Embryology, Oral Pathology and Applied Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine

    Richard teaches in years 1 to 5 of the Bachelor of Dental Surgery program and contributes to pathology teaching in the Bachelor of Oral Health program

    Postgraduate Teaching
    Course coordinator for Doctorate of Clinical Dentisty in Oral Pathology as well as Oral Pathology training for other post-graduate dental and medical students.

  • Research Interests

    Side effects of oncology treatment, particularly chemotherapy-induced alimentary tract mucositis, focussing on oral mucositis and the role of pro-inflammatory cytokines on mucositis pathobiology.

    Oral health needs of lower socioeconomic groups including homeless populations and impact on overall quality of life and links with systemic disease.

  • Publications

    Book Chapters

    Logan R.M., Moore, S.R., Wilson D.F. "Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome" In: Prabhu R. ed., Textbook of Oral Medicine, Oxford University Press, 2003

    Logan R.M., Moore, S.R., Wilson D.F. "Viral Hepatitis". In: Prabhu R. ed., Textbook of Oral Medicine, Oxford University Press, 2003

    Moore, S.R., Logan R.M., Wilson D.F. "Pigmented lesions of the Oral Mucosa" In: Prabhu R. ed., Textbook of Oral Medicine Oxford University Press, 2003

    Logan R.M. "Oral Lesions" In: Dermatology Version 2, Therapeutic Guidelines Series 2004

    Keefe D.M.K. and Logan R. M. "Oral Complications of Cancer and Its Treatment" In Walsh D ed., Palliative Care 1st Edition, Elsevier Publications 2008  

    Sole author articles

    Logan R.M. "Oral Mucositis - current concepts and management" Ann R Australas Coll Dent Surg, Oct 2002; 16: 54-57

    Logan R.M. "Salivary gland hypofunction in medically compromised patients" Ann R Australas Coll Dent Surg, Oct 2004; 17: 107-109

     

    Logan R.M., "First World Congress of the International Academy of Oral Oncology (IAOO) - Oral Cancer: A Global Challenge" Conference Report. Expert Reviews in Anticancer Therapy, 2007, 7(7); 975-976

     

    Logan R.M., Commentary on "Interventions for treating oral mucositis for patients with cancer receiving treatment" Aust Dent J, 2008; 53(4): 364-365

     

    Logan R.M., "Advances in understanding of toxicities of treatment for head and neck cancer" Oral Oncology, 2009, doi:10.1016/j.oraloncology.2009.03.018

     

    Logan R.M. "Links between oral and gastrointestinal health" Current Opinions in Supportive and Palliative Care, accepted Dec 2009

      

    Joint author articles

     

    Coates E.A., Brennan D., Logan R.M., Goss A.N., Scopacasa B., Spencer A. J. Gorkic E., "Hepatitis C Infection and associated oral health problems" Aust Dent J, 2000 45:(2)

     

    Logan R.M., Coates E.A., Gorkic E., "A pilot study to evaluate the integrity of sterile and non-sterile gloves following routine dental procedures" Aust Infect Control, 2000; 5(4): 17-23

     

    Coates E.A., Walsh L., Logan R., "The increasing problem of Hepatitis C infection" Aust Dent J, 2001; 46(1): 13-17

     

    Heath K., Singh V., Logan R., McIntyre J., "Analysis of fluoride levels retained intraorally or ingested following routine clinical applications of topical fluoride products" Aust Dent J, 2001; 46(1): 24-31

     

    Logan R.M., Coates E.A., Pierce A.M., Wilson D.F. "A retrospective analysis of oral hairy leukoplakia in South Australia" Aust Dent J, 2001; 46(2): 108-113

     

    White I., McIntyre J., Logan R. "Studies on dental erosion: An in vitro model of root surface erosion" Aust Dent J, 2001; 46(3); 203-207

     

    Logan R.M., Coates E.A., "Non-surgical management of an oroantral fistula in a patient with HIV infection" Aust Dent J, 2003; 48(4): 255-258

     

    Cornish R., Wilson D.F., Logan R.M., Wiebkin O., "Trabecular structure of the condyle of the jaw joint in young and mature sheep: A histomorphometric reference" Archives of Oral Biology, 2006; 51: 29-36

     

    Johnstone S., Logan R.M., "The role of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in oral dysplasia and oral squamous cell carcinoma" Oral Oncology, 2006; 42: 337-342

     

    Lam L., Logan R.M., Luke C., "Epidemiological analysis of tongue cancer in South Australia for the 24 year period 1977-2001" Australian Dental Journal, 2006; 51: 16-28

     

    Gibson R.J., Bowen J.M., Cummins A.G., Logan R.M., Healey T., Keefe D.M., "Apoptosis occurs early in the basal layer of the oral mucosa following cancer chemotherapy" Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2006; 2: 39-49

     

    Von Bültzingslöwen I., Brennan, M.T., Spijkervet, F., Logan R., Stringer A., Raber, J., Keefe, D., "Growth factors and cytokines in the prevention and treatment of oral and gastrointestinal mucositis" Supportive Care in Cancer, 2006; 14(6):519-527

     

    Yeoh A.S.J., Gibson R.J., Bowen J.M., Stringer A.M., Logan R.M., Yeoh E, Keefe D.M.K., "Radiation therapy-induced mucositis: Relationships between fractionated radiation, NF-κB, COX-1 and COX-2", Cancer Treatment Reviews, 2006; 32(8): 645-651

     

    Stringer A.M., Gibson R.J., Logan R.M., Bowen J.M., Yeoh A.S-J, Burns, J., Finnie J.W., Keefe D.M.K. "Chemotherapy-induced diarrhoea is associated with changes in the luminal environment in the DA rat" Exp Biol Med, 2007; 232: 96-106

     

    Logan R.M., Gibson R.J., Sonis S.T., Keefe D.M.K., "Nuclear factor -B (NF-B) and cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) expression in the oral mucosa following cancer chemotherapy" Oral Oncology, 2007, 43; 395-401

     

    Lam L., Logan R.M., Luke C., Rees GL., "Retrospective study of survival and treatment patterns in a cohort of patients with oral and oropharyngeal tongue cancers between the years 1987-2004" Oral Oncology, 2007, 43; 150-158

     

    Johnstone S., Logan R.M., "The expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in normal oral mucosa, oral dysplasia and oral squamous cell carcinoma" Int J Oral Maxillofacial Surg, 2007; 36: 263-266

     

    Gibson R.J., Stringer A.M., Bowen J.M., Logan R.M., Burns J., Alvarez E., Keefe D.M., "Velafermin is effective in improving gastrointestinal mucositis following Irinotecan treatment in tumour-bearing DA rats" Cancer Biology and Therapy, 2007; 6(4) 541-7

     

    Stringer A.M., Gibson R.J., Logan R.M., Bowen J.M., Yeoh A.S.J., Keefe, D.M.K., "Chemotherapy-induced mucositis: the role or gastrointestinal microflora and mucins in the luminal environment", Journal of Supportive Oncology, 2007; 5(6): 259-267

     

    Logan R.M., Stringer A.M., Bowen J.M., Yeoh A. S-J., Gibson R.J., Sonis S.T., Keefe D.M.K., "Pro-inflammatory cytokines in the pathobiology of chemotherapy-induced alimentary tract mucositis: pathobiology, animal models and cytotoxic drugs" Cancer Treatment Reviews, 2007, 33(5): 448-60

     

    Bowen J.M., Gibson R.J., Tsykin A., Stringer A.M., Logan R.M., Keefe D.M.K., "Gene expression analysis of multiple gastrointestinal regions reveals activation of common cell regulatory pathways following cytotoxic chemotherapy" Int J Cancer, 2007, 121(8): 1847-56

     

    Logan R.M., Stringer A.M., Bowen J.M., Gibson R.J., Sonis S.T., Keefe D.M.K., "Characterisation of mucosal changes in the alimentary tract following administration of irinotecan: Implications for the pathobiology of mucositis" Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology, 2008; 62(1): 33-41

     

    Smith I.M., Harvey N., Logan R.M. David D.J., Anderson P.J., "Odontogenic keratocyst in a 5-year-old child: a rare cause of maxillary swelling in children" J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg, 2008, 61(2) 189-91

     

    Logan R.M., Stringer A.M., Bowen J.M., Gibson R.J., Sonis S.T., Keefe D.M.K., "Serum levels of NF-κB and pro-inflammatory cytokines following administration of mucotoxic drugs" Cancer Biology and Therapy, 2008, 7(7); 1139-1145

     

    Stringer, A.M., Gibson, R.J., Logan, R.M., Bowen, J.M., Yeoh, A.S.J., Keefe, D.M.K., "Faecal microflora and β-glucuronidase expression are altered in an irinotecan-induced diarrhoea model in rats" Cancer Biology and Therapy, 2008, 7(12): 1919-1925

     

    Logan R.M., Stringer A.M., Bowen J.M., Gibson R.J., Sonis S.T., Keefe D.M.K., "Is the pathobiology of chemotherapy-induced alimentary tract mucositis influenced by the type of drug administered?" Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology, 2009, 63(2): 239-251

     

    Stringer A., Gibson R., Logan R., Bowen J., Yeoh A., Laurence J., Keefe D., "Irinotecan-induced mucositis is associated with changes in intestinal mucins" Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology, 2009; 64(1) 123-32

     

    Blijlevens N., Logan R.M., Netea M., "Mucositis - from febrile neutropenia to febrile mucositis" J Antimicrobial Agents Chemother, 2009 63(Suppl 1): i36-40

     

    Stringer A.M., Gibson R.J., Logan R.M., Bowen J.M., Yeoh A.S.J., Keefe D.M.K. "Gastrointestinal microflora and mucins play a role in the development of 5-Fluorouracil-induced gastrointestinal mucositis in rats." Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 2009, 234(4); 430-41

     

    Cheng A., Daly C.G., Logan R.M., Goss A.N., "Alveolar bone and the bisphosphonates." Australian Dental Journal, 2009, 54 (1 Supp); S51-S61

     

    Stringer A.M., Gibson R. J., Bowen J.M., Ashton K., Logan R.M., Al-Dasooqi N., Yeoh A.S.J. Keefe D.M.K. "Irinotecan-induced mucositis manifesting as diarrhoea corresponds with an amended intestinal flora and mucin profile." Int J Exp Path, 2009; 90:, 489-499

     

    Bayetto K., Logan R.M., "Sjögren's syndrome - a review of aetiology, pathogenesis, complications and management" Australian Dental Journal, accepted July 2009

     

    Logan R.M. and Goss A.N., "Biopsy of the oral mucosa and use of histopathology services" Australian Dental Journal, accepted September 2009

     

    Surman T., Logan R., Townsend G., Anderson P.J., "Oral features in Apert syndrome: a histological and morphological investigation" Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research, accepted October 2009

     

    Bowen J.M., Tsykin A., Logan R.M., Stringer A.M., Gibson R.J., Keefe D.M.K. "Kinetics and regional specificity of irinotecan induced gene expression in the gastrointestinal tract" Toxicology, accepted December 2009

     

    Ong Z-Y, Gibson R.J., Bowen J.M., Stringer A.M., Darby J.M., Logan R.M., Yeoh A., Keefe D.M., "Pro-inflammatory cytokines play a key role in the development of radiotherapy-induced gastrointestinal mucositis" Radiation Oncology, accepted February 2010

  • Professional Associations

    Oral Pathologist, Ciinpath Laboratories, Adelaide

    Fellow of the Faculty of Oral Pathology, Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (Chair of the Faculty of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)

    Fellow, International Academy of Oral Oncology

    Fellow, Pierre Fauchard Academy

    Fellow, International College of Dentists

    Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer/International Society for Oral Oncology (President Elect of the ISOO)

    Examiner for Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons - Final Examination

    Examiner for the Australian Dental Council

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