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Carlos Smith Diaz

Carlos Smith DiazPhD Candidate

LLB(Hons), BBmedSc (VUW), BBiomedSc(Hons) (Otago)

Email smica218@student.otago.ac.nz
Tel +64 3 364 0566

Research interests

Carlos Smith Diaz is investigating the effect of nutrition and oxidative stress on epigenetic regulation during cellular differentiation and development.

His PhD supervisors are Professor Margreet Vissers, Dr Andrew Das, Professor Mark Hampton and Associate Professor Tim Hore.

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Publications

Vissers, M., Smith-Díaz, C., Coker, S., Dyson, R., Hore, T., & Berry, M. (2022, August-September). Low maternal vitamin C during pregnancy in guinea pigs results in persistent epigenetic dysregulation in the hippocampus of offspring together with an ADHD-related phenotype. Poster session presented at the Queenstown Molecular Biology (QMB) Meetings, Queenstown, New Zealand.

Coker, S. J., Smith-Díaz, C. C., Dyson, R. M., Vissers, M. C. M., & Berry, M. J. (2022). The epigenetic role of vitamin C in neurodevelopment. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 23, 1208. doi: 10.3390/ijms23031208

Smith-Díaz, C. C., Magon, N. J., McKenzie, J. L., Hampton, M. B., Vissers, M. C. M., & Das, A. B. (2021). Ascorbate inhibits proliferation and promotes myeloid differentiation in TP53-mutant leukaemia. Proceedings of the 16th Congress of the Federation of Asian & Oceanic Biochemists & Molecular Biologists (FAOBMB). (pp. 183). Retrieved from https://www.faobmb2021.org

Smith-Díaz, C. C., Magon, N. J., McKenzie, J. L., Hampton, M. B., Vissers, M. C. M., & Das, A. B. (2021). Ascorbate inhibits proliferation and promotes myeloid differentiation in TP53-mutant leukemia. Frontiers in Oncology, 11, 709543. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2021.709543

Das, A. B., Smith-Diaz, C. C., & Vissers, M. C. M. (2021). Emerging epigenetic therapeutics for myeloid leukemia: Modulating demethylase activity with ascorbate. Haematologica, 106(1), 14-25. doi: 10.3324/haematol.2020.259283

Smith-Díaz, C. C., Magon, N. J., McKenzie, J. L., Hampton, M. B., Vissers, M. C. M., & Das, A. B. (2021). Ascorbate inhibits proliferation and promotes myeloid differentiation in TP53-mutant leukemia. Frontiers in Oncology, 11, 709543. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2021.709543

Journal - Research Article

Smith Diaz, C. C. (2017). Delving into the fog of ambiguity: An analysis of the Trans-Pacific Partnership's data exclusivity provisions and their implications for access to medicines in New Zealand. Victoria University of Wellington Law Review, 48(1), 1-28. doi: 10.26686/vuwlr.v48i1.4771

Journal - Research Article

Coker, S. J., Smith-Díaz, C. C., Dyson, R. M., Vissers, M. C. M., & Berry, M. J. (2022). The epigenetic role of vitamin C in neurodevelopment. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 23, 1208. doi: 10.3390/ijms23031208

Journal - Research Other

Das, A. B., Smith-Diaz, C. C., & Vissers, M. C. M. (2021). Emerging epigenetic therapeutics for myeloid leukemia: Modulating demethylase activity with ascorbate. Haematologica, 106(1), 14-25. doi: 10.3324/haematol.2020.259283

Journal - Research Other

Smith-Díaz, C. C., Magon, N. J., McKenzie, J. L., Hampton, M. B., Vissers, M. C. M., & Das, A. B. (2021). Ascorbate inhibits proliferation and promotes myeloid differentiation in TP53-mutant leukaemia. Proceedings of the 16th Congress of the Federation of Asian & Oceanic Biochemists & Molecular Biologists (FAOBMB). (pp. 183). Retrieved from https://www.faobmb2021.org

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Vissers, M., Smith-Díaz, C., Coker, S., Dyson, R., Hore, T., & Berry, M. (2022, August-September). Low maternal vitamin C during pregnancy in guinea pigs results in persistent epigenetic dysregulation in the hippocampus of offspring together with an ADHD-related phenotype. Poster session presented at the Queenstown Molecular Biology (QMB) Meetings, Queenstown, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Poster Presentation (not in published proceedings)

Smith Diaz, C. (2018). Reviewing the fault line: Monoamine oxidase-A genotype evidence and the criminal law [Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Papers Student and Alumni Paper Series VUWSALRP 8/2018]. Wellington, New Zealand: Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Law. 65p. Retrieved from https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3154900

Working Paper; Discussion Paper; Technical Report

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