Nankervis, Scott (Dr)

Phone: (03) 53279623
Position: Undergraduate coordinator, Lecturer
Discipline: Biomedical Science


  • Bachelor of Biological Science (Hons) Animal and Plant Biology
  • PhD Comparative Animal Physiology

Teaching Areas

Anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, nutrition, molecular biology

Research Interests

Development of cell culture model of cachexia
Zinc biology in diabetes and atrophy


Refereed Articles

In vitro assessment of arsenic mobility in historical mine waste dust using simulated lung fluid (2017), Environmental Geochemistry and Health 40(1), DOI: 10.1007/s10653-017-9974-x

Longer Leukocyte Telomeres Are Associated with Ultra-Endurance Exercise Independent of Cardiovascular Risk Factors (2013), PLoS ONE 8(7):e69377, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0069377

Consumption of a low glycaemic index diet in late life extends lifespan of Balb/c mice with differential effects on DNA damage (2013), DOI: 10.1186/2046-2395-2-4

Research Higher Degree Completions (last 5 years)

Ingrid Wise (2018) Epigenetic modifications in essential hypertension

Joshua Denham (2017) The effect of ultra-marathon running on leukocyte telomere length