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Collaborating Partners


Byrne, S. N. (2014). How much sunlight is enough? Photochem Photobiol Sci.

Hart, P. H., Gorman, S., & Finlay-Jones, J. J. (2011). Modulation of the immune system by UV radiation: more than just the effects of vitamin D? Nat Rev Immunol, 11(9), 584-596.

Hewer, S., Lucas, R., van der Mei, I., & Taylor, B. V. (2013). Vitamin D and multiple sclerosis. J Clin Neurosci, 20(5), 634-641.

Lucas, AL, Ponsonby, K, Dear, PC, Valery, MP, Pender, BV, Taylor, . . . A, McMichael. (2011). Sun exposure and vitamin D are independent risk factors for CNS demyelination. Neurology, 76(6), 540-548.

Nolan, D., Castley, A., Tschochner, M., James, I., Qiu, W., Sayer, D., . . . Kermode, A. (2012).Contributions of vitamin D response elements and HLA promoters to multiple sclerosis risk.Neurology, 79(6), 538-546.

Schwarz, T., & Beissert, S. (2013). Milestones in photoimmunology. J Invest Dermatol, 133(E1), E7-E10.

Seewann, A., Kermode, A. (2013). Practical management of Multiple Sclerosis. Medicine Today, 14(11), 16-26.

Strautins, K., Tschochner, M., James, I., Choo, L., Dunn, D. S., Pedrini, M., . . . Nolan, D. (2014).Combining HLA-DR risk alleles and anti-Epstein-Barr virus antibody profiles to stratify multiple sclerosis risk. Mult Scler, 20(3), 286-294.

For more information on this trial, please contact:

Professor Prue Hart, Coordinating Principal Investigator
Phone: (08) 9489 7887

Sian Geldenhuys, Project Officer
Phone: (08) 9489 7888

Principal Investigators

Professor Prue Hart, Coordinating Principal Investigator

Professor Allan Kermode, Consulting Neurologist

Professor William Carroll, Consulting Neurologist

Dr Judy Cole, Consulting Dermatologist

Trial management

Susan Walters, WANRI Clinic Manager

Sian Geldenhuys, Project Officer

Marilyn Young, Consultation Bookings