Dr Kelly Loffler

Research Fellow

College of Medicine and Public Health

Research expertise

Dr Loffler joined AISH in 2016 to work on analyses of data from the SAVE (Sleep Apnea and cardioVascular Endpoints) trial and its substudies. Her primary interests are in metabolic and biomarker substudies, examining the cardiovascular and metabolic risks associated with obstructive sleep apnea.

Research expertise

Dr Loffler joined AISH in 2016 to work on analyses of data from the SAVE (Sleep Apnea and cardioVascular Endpoints) trial and its substudies. Her primary interests are in metabolic and biomarker substudies, examining the cardiovascular and metabolic risks associated with obstructive sleep apnea.

place Mark Oliphant Building
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Dr Kelly Loffler completed a PhD at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland, studying ovarian developmental biology. She subsequently worked in Sweden at the University of UmeƄ, and at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute. She has expertise in cell and developmental biology and extensive experience in development and analysis of animal models of development and disease. In the Surgical Oncology research group at the University of Queensland School of Medicine, Dr Loffler worked in clinically oriented cancer research including local tissue banks and multi-centre trials, and facilitating large scale cancer genomics analyses.

At AISH, she works primarily with data from the international Sleep Apnea and cardioVascular Endpoints (SAVE) trial to build a more comprehensive picture of the relationship between obstructive sleep apnea and other aspects of cardiometabolic health.

Qualifications

B. Health Sc. (Adelaide)

B. Sc. (Hons) (Adelaide)

Ph.D. (Queensland)

Key responsibilities

Clinical trial data management and analysis

Research expertise
Oncology and carcinogenesis
Sleep and Respiratory Medicine
Statistics
Research interests

Clinical trials and research analysis

Models of human disease for research

Sleep and cardiometabolic health

Publications

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