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Health Sciences profile

Mr Richard Bunton

PositionClinical Senior Lecturer
DepartmentDepartment of Surgical Sciences (DSM)
QualificationsMB ChB(Otago) FRACS FRCSEd
Teaching
  • Chair Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
Clinical
  • Adult cardiothoracic surgery

Research

Publications

Galvin, S. D., Celi, L. A., Thomas, K. N., Clendon, T. R., Galvin, I. F., Bunton, R. W., & Ainslie, P. N. (2010). Effects of age and coronary artery disease on cerebrovascular reactivity to carbon dioxide in humans. Anaesthesia & Intensive Care, 38(4), 710-717.

Parry, D. J., Winburn, I. C., Wilkins, G. T., & Bunton, R. W. (2005). Expanding retrograde saphenous vein graft aneurysm treated with endovascular coiling. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 80, 2374-2376. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2004.07.083

Chu, J. W., Chen, V. H. T., & Bunton, R. (2012). Thrombosis of a mechanical heart valve despite dabigatran [Letter]. Annals of Internal Medicine, 157(4), 304. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-157-4-201208210-00026

Galvin, S. D., Wademan, B., Chu, J., & Bunton, R. W. (2010). Benign metastasizing leiomyoma: A rare metastatic lesion in the right ventricle [Case report]. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 89(1), 279-281. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.06.050

Galvin, S., Chen, V., Bunton, R., & Doyle, T. (2010). Sutureless pericardial patch augmentation for impending left ventricular free wall rupture [Case report]. Interactive Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, 10, 341-343. doi: 10.1510/icvts.2009.217125

Delany, S. G., Doyle, T. C. A., Bunton, R. W., Hung, N. A., Joblin, L. U., & Taylor, D. R. (1993). Pulmonary artery sarcoma mimicking pulmonary embolism [Case report]. Chest, 103(5), 1631-1633. doi: 10.1378/chest.103.5.1631

Publications

Dixit, P., Donnelly, H., Edamatsu, M., Galvin, I., Bunton, R., & Katare, R. (2017). Progenitor cells from atria, ventricle and peripheral blood of the same patients exhibit functional differences associated with cardiac repair. International Journal of Cardiology, 228, 412-421. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.11.178

Rawal, S., Munasinghe, E. P., Nagesh, P. T., Lew, J. K. S., Jones, G. T., Williams, M. J. A., Davis, P., Bunton, R. W., Galvin, I. F., Manning, P., Lamberts, R. R., & Katare, R. (2017). Downregulation of miR-15a/b accelerates fibrotic remodelling in the type-2 diabetic human and mouse heart. Clinical Science. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1042/cs20160916

Rawal, S., Munasinghe, P. E., Shindikar, A., Paulin, J., Cameron, V., Manning, P., Williams, M. J. A., Jones, G. T., Bunton, R., Galvin, I., & Katare, R. (2017). Down-regulation of proangiogenic microRNA-126 and microRNA-132 are early modulators of diabetic cardiac microangiopathy. Cardiovascular Research, 113(1), 90-101. doi: 10.1093/cvr/cvw235

Ram, T. P., Fomison-Nurse, I., Gandhi, S., Coffey, S., Saxena, P., Galvin, I., Bunton, R., Williams, M. J. A., Lamberts, R. R., & Katare, R. (2017). The diagnostic sensitivity of circulating cardio-enriched microRNAs is increased after normalization of high-density lipoprotein levels [Short communication]. International Journal of Cardiology, 236, 498-500. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.01.119

Rawal, S., Parshu Ram, T., Coffey, S., Williams, M. J. A., Saxena, P., Bunton, R. W., Galvin, I. F., & Katare, R. (2016). Differential expression pattern of cardiovascular microRNAs in the human type-2 diabetic heart with normal ejection fraction. International Journal of Cardiology, 202, 40-43. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.08.161

Journal - Research Article

Dixit, P., Donnelly, H., Edamatsu, M., Galvin, I., Bunton, R., & Katare, R. (2017). Progenitor cells from atria, ventricle and peripheral blood of the same patients exhibit functional differences associated with cardiac repair. International Journal of Cardiology, 228, 412-421. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.11.178

Rawal, S., Munasinghe, P. E., Shindikar, A., Paulin, J., Cameron, V., Manning, P., Williams, M. J. A., Jones, G. T., Bunton, R., Galvin, I., & Katare, R. (2017). Down-regulation of proangiogenic microRNA-126 and microRNA-132 are early modulators of diabetic cardiac microangiopathy. Cardiovascular Research, 113(1), 90-101. doi: 10.1093/cvr/cvw235

Rawal, S., Munasinghe, E. P., Nagesh, P. T., Lew, J. K. S., Jones, G. T., Williams, M. J. A., Davis, P., Bunton, R. W., Galvin, I. F., Manning, P., Lamberts, R. R., & Katare, R. (2017). Downregulation of miR-15a/b accelerates fibrotic remodelling in the type-2 diabetic human and mouse heart. Clinical Science. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1042/cs20160916

Rawal, S., Parshu Ram, T., Coffey, S., Williams, M. J. A., Saxena, P., Bunton, R. W., Galvin, I. F., & Katare, R. (2016). Differential expression pattern of cardiovascular microRNAs in the human type-2 diabetic heart with normal ejection fraction. International Journal of Cardiology, 202, 40-43. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.08.161

Munasinghe, P. E., Riu, F., Dixit, P., Edamatsu, M., Saxena, P., Hamer, N. S. J., Galvin, I. F., Bunton, R. W., Lequeux, S., Jones, G., Lamberts, R. R., … Katare, R. (2016). Type-2 diabetes increases autophagy in the human heart through promotion of Beclin-1 mediated pathway. International Journal of Cardiology, 202, 13-20. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.08.111

Coffey, S., Williams, M. J. A., Phillips, L. V., Galvin, I. F., Bunton, R. W., & Jones, G. T. (2016). Integrated microRNA and messenger RNA analysis in aortic stenosis. Scientific Reports, 6, 36904. doi: 10.1038/srep36904

Munasinghe, P. E., Riu, F., Dixit, P., Edamatsu, M., Saxena, P., Hamer, N. S. J., Galvin, I. F., Bunton, R. W., Lequeux, S., Jones, G., Lamberts, R., … Katare, R. (2015). Data supporting the activation of autophagy genes in the diabetic heart. Data in Brief, 5, 269-275. doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2015.09.003

Bussey, C. T., Hughes, G., Saxena, P., Galvin, I. F., Bunton, R. W., Noye, M. K., Coffey, S., Williams, M. J. A., Baldi, J. C., Jones, P. P., & Lamberts, R. R. (2015). Chamber-specific changes in calcium-handling proteins in the type 2 diabetic human heart with preserved ejection fraction. International Journal of Cardiology, 193, 53-55. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.05.053

Lamberts, R. R., Lingam, S. J., Wang, H.-Y., Bollen, I., Hughes, G., Galvin, I. F., Bunton, R. W., Bahn, A., Katare, R., Baldi, J. C., Williams, M. J. A., Saxena, P., & Jones, P. P. (2014). Impaired relaxation despite upregulated calcium-handling protein atrial myocardium from type 2 diabetic patients with preserved ejection fraction. Cardiovascular Diabetology, 13(1), 72. doi: 10.1186/1475-2840-13-72

Moore, A., Shindikar, A., Fomison-Nurse, I., Riu, F., Munasinghe, P., Parshu Ram, T., Saxena, P., Coffey, S., Bunton, R. W., Galvin, I. F., Williams, M. J. A., … Katare, R. (2014). Rapid onset of cardiomyopathy in STZ-induced female diabetic mice involves the downregulation of pro-survival Pim-1. Cardiovascular Diabetology, 13, 68. doi: 10.1186/1475-2840-13-68

Galvin, S. D., Celi, L. A., Thomas, K. N., Clendon, T. R., Galvin, I. F., Bunton, R. W., & Ainslie, P. N. (2010). Effects of age and coronary artery disease on cerebrovascular reactivity to carbon dioxide in humans. Anaesthesia & Intensive Care, 38(4), 710-717.

Parry, D. J., Winburn, I. C., Wilkins, G. T., & Bunton, R. W. (2005). Expanding retrograde saphenous vein graft aneurysm treated with endovascular coiling. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 80, 2374-2376.

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Journal - Research Other

Ram, T. P., Fomison-Nurse, I., Gandhi, S., Coffey, S., Saxena, P., Galvin, I., Bunton, R., Williams, M. J. A., Lamberts, R. R., & Katare, R. (2017). The diagnostic sensitivity of circulating cardio-enriched microRNAs is increased after normalization of high-density lipoprotein levels [Short communication]. International Journal of Cardiology, 236, 498-500. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.01.119

Bevan, P., Menon, A., & Bunton, R. (2014). Spontaneous chest wall hematoma with dual antiplatelet therapy. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 30(2), 247.e1-247.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2013.08.021

Chu, J. W., Chen, V. H. T., & Bunton, R. (2012). Thrombosis of a mechanical heart valve despite dabigatran. Annals of Internal Medicine, 157(4), 304. [Letter].

Galvin, S., Chen, V., Bunton, R., & Doyle, T. (2010). Sutureless pericardial patch augmentation for impending left ventricular free wall rupture [Case report]. Interactive Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, 10, 341-343. doi: 10.1510/icvts.2009.217125

Galvin, S. D., Wademan, B., Chu, J., & Bunton, R. W. (2010). Benign metastasizing leiomyoma: A rare metastatic lesion in the right ventricle [Case report]. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 89(1), 279-281. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.06.050

Delany, S. G., Doyle, T. C. A., Bunton, R. W., Hung, N. A., Joblin, L. U., & Taylor, D. R. (1993). Pulmonary artery sarcoma mimicking pulmonary embolism [Case report]. Chest, 103(5), 1631-1633. doi: 10.1378/chest.103.5.1631

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