Dr Shi Yong Yuan

Casual Academic

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Flinders Medical Centre (6E:406)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

I received my MBBS in 1983 and MSc in 1986 in Tianjin Medical University, PR of China. Then I worked there as a Lecturer in the department of Histology and Embryology for 3 years. I came to Flinders University as a Visiting Research Fellow in 1989. In 1991 I started my PhD study in the Department of Physiology, University of Melbourne. In 1994, after completion of my PhD I worked as a Research Officer at Flinders University and then became a Senior Research Officer since 2001. Since 1997 I worked as a chief and primary chief investigator of research projections founded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC). In the past I have received 5 australian national and local institutional research grants. In 1999 I became a award winner for my research work. Currently, I am working as a Lecturer in Anatomy and Histology, Flinders University.

Qualifications
MBBS in Medicine, Tianjin Medical University, PR of China (1983)
MSc in Medicine, Tianjin Medical University, PR of China (1986)
PhD in Neurophysiology, University of Melbourne, Australia (1994)
Honours, awards and grants

In 1999, as a result of my research work on the gastrointestinal sphincteric regions I won the prestigious Elizabeth Penfold Simpson Prize from the Brain Foundation of South Australia for the best original research in any of the basic or clinical neuroscience. In 2010, I also won Mark Slee Prize for the best paper published during that year in the Centre for Neuroscience at Flinders. I received several australian national and local institutional research grants (1997 Chief investigator of NH&MRC project grant (1997-1999, #970011). 1999 Chief investigator of the grant from Flinders Medical Centre Foundation. 2001 Primary chief investigator of NH&MRC project grant (2001-2003, #160005). 2002 A sole chief investigator of the grant from Flinders Medical Centre Foundation).

Key responsibilities

Senior neuroscience researcher and chief investigator in autonomic control of abdominal and visceral organs,
Lecturer in Anatomy & Histology, GEMP.
Co-supervisor Dissection Course, GEMP.
Co-supervisor for Paramedics Anatomy Course.
PBL tutor for GEMP
Examiner for the medical school honours program.

Research interests
Neuroanatomy, histology, physiology and pharmacology in normal and pathological conditions
Autonomic neuronal control of abdominal and visceral organs.
Sensory innervation of urogenital tract and neuronal control mechanism.
Teaching interests
Anatomy lecture delivery for some teaching topics for second year medical course
Supervisor for Human Anatomy and Histology practical classes.
Tutoring PBL groups for clinical cases
Producing and marking exam papers for GEMP
Examiner of Honours Program
Publications

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