Graduate School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health

Dianne Sika-Paotonu

Lecturer
Graduate School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health
address

Phone: 04 463 6150
Location: CS714, Level 7, Wellington Hospital Clinical Services Block, Newtown Campus

Dianne Sika-Paotonu

Currently Teaching

HLTH 501 - Principles of Research
Course Lecturer

HLTH 502 - Applied Pathophysiology
Course Lecturer

HLTH 518 - Clinical Pharmacology
Course Coordinator

Qualifications

PhD Biomedical Science – (Immunology)
MBMedSc(Hons) (Molecular Pathology)
BBMedSc (Molecular Pathology)
BSc (Physiology)
Cert (Anesthetic Technology)

Journal Contributions

Petersen, T. R., Sika-Paotonu, D., Knight, D. A., Dickgreber, N., Simkins, H. M., Hermans, I. F. (2011). Exploiting the Role of Endogenous Lymphoid-Resident Dendritic Cells in the Priming of NKT Cells and CD8+ T Cells to Dendritic Cell-Based Vaccines. PLoS ONE 6 (3), e17657.

Delahunt, B., Sika-Paotonu, D., Bethwaite, Jordan, W. T., P. B., Magi-Galluzzi, C., Zhou, M., Samaratunga, H., Srigley, J. R. (2011). Grading of clear cell renal carcinoma should be based upon nucleolar prominence. American Journal of Surgical Pathology 35 (8), 1134-1139.

Delahunt, B., Srigley, J. R., D., Bethwaite, P. B., Miller, R. J., Sika-Paotonu, D.  (2010): Re Fuhrman grade provides higher prognostic accuracy than nucleolar grade for papillary renal cell carcinoma, Letter to the Editor. Journal of Urology. 183, 2143-2147.

Petersen, T. R., Sika-Paotonu, D., Knight, D. A., Dickgreber, N., Farrand, K. J., Ronchese, F., Hermans, I. F. (2010). Potent anti-tumour responses to immunization with dendritic cells loaded with tumour tissue and an NKT cell ligand. Immunology and Cell Biology 88, 596-604.

Sika-Paotonu, D., Bethwaite, P. B., McCredie, M. R., Jordan, W. T., Delahunt, B. (2006). Nucleolar grade but not Fuhrman grade is applicable to renal cell carcinoma. American Journal of Surgical Pathology. 30 (9), 1091-1096. Selected for republication in the Urological Survey section of Journal of Urology (2007). 178, 79-81. This highlights 5 to 10 influential publications per issue.

Delahunt, B., Sika-Paotonu, D., Bethwaite, P. B., McCredie, M. R., Martignoni, G., Eble, J. N., Jordan, W. T. (2007). Fuhrman grading is not appropriate for chromophobe renal cell carcinoma. American Journal of Surgical Pathology. 31, 957-960.