Doctor Kelly Winter

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Dr Kelly Winter

Senior Research Fellow

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Kelly’s research focuses on improving blood component quality and manufacturing efficiencies and extending the shelf-life of blood components.   

Kelly received her PhD in Phytochemistry and Pharmacology and Graduate Certificate in Research Management from Southern Cross University, and previously worked at Southern Cross Plant Science screening for bioactive compounds. 

Awards
  • Harold Gunson Fellowship Award (2016)
  • Australian New Zealand Society of Blood Transfusion travel grant (2012)
  • Deans Merit Award (2000)
Member
  • Supervises and mentors junior research staff and students
  • Peer reviewer for Vox Sanguinis

Key publications

Red cells manufactured from lipaemic whole blood donations: Do they have higher haemolysis?
Winter KM, Webb RG, Marks DC
2022
Vox Sang
117:1351-1359
Gamma-irradiation of deglycerolized red cells does not significantly affect in vitro quality
Winter KM, Johnson L, Webb RG, Marks DC
2015
Vox Sang
109:231-238.
Red blood cell in vitro quality and function is maintained after S-303 pathogen inactivation treatment
Winter KM, Johnson L, Kwok M, Vidovic D, Hyland RA, Mufti N, Erickson A, Marks DC
2014
Transfusion
54:1798-1807
Understanding the effects of gamma-irradiation on potassium levels in red cell concentrates stored in SAG-M for neonatal red cell transfusion
Winter KM, Johnson L, Kwok M, Reid S, Alarimi Z, Wong JK, Dennington PM, Marks DC
2015
Vox Sang
108:141-150
Propensity of red blood cells to undergo P2X7 receptor-mediated phosphatidylserine exposure does not alter during in vivo or ex vivo aging
Sophocleous RA, Mullany PR, Winter KM, Marks DC, Sluyter R
2015
Transfusion
55:1946-1954