Dr Ted Tsai

MBBS, BSci(Med), BA(Sociology), FRACP, GCertEdu
College of Health & Medicine
T: 0251243107

Researcher's projects

National & International Research Projects

  • Australian Arthritis and Autoimmune Biobank Collaborative
  • Australian Lupus Registry
  • OPAL (Optimising Patient Outcomes in Australian Rheumatology)
  • Golimumab autoinjector patient experience
  • Sub-investigator phase 3 clinical trial: Pfizer B7921005 rheumatoid arthritis trial, 2018-17

Current Research

  • Blended learning in clinical rheumatology
  • Optimising patient self-efficacy in the chronic health care model
  • Health literacy in rheumatology patients
  • Risankizumab in Psoriatic Arthritis, phase 3 double-blind placebo controlled RCT
  • Effect of Disease Activity and Treatment Response on Markers of Vascular Stiffness and Atherosclerotic Burden in Early Inflammatory Rheumatic Disease

Current student projects

Optimising patient self-efficacy in the chronic health care model

Past student projects

Supervision of Projects

  • 2018: “Case based discussions in improving diagnostic thinking in medical students”. Rheumatology advanced trainee major project. Dr Kumar (AT). Co-supervisor R. Laurent (RNSH). NSW ARA ASM 2018 oral presentation and poster submission AMEE 2019.
  • 2017: “Azathioprione Metabolites in Connective Tissue Disease”. Rheumatology advanced trainee major project. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Jun 2017, 76 (Suppl 2) 1212-1213; DOI: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2017-eular.2405. P Pentony, TY-E Tsai. 
  • 2015: “Abdominal Pain in SLE: Lupus Enteritis, Mesenteric Thrombosis, and Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome”. Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology 2015;44(1):85-6. Kamalaraj N, Tsai T, Massasso D.
  • 2014: “Ethnicity and mortality in SLE: a 10 year experience in an Australian tertiary hospital”. Internal Medicine Journal 2014; 44(S2). DOI: 10.1111/imj.12426. Cho C, Tsai T, O’Neill S.
  • 2014: "Paraneoplastic Polyarteritis Nodosa with Cerebral Masses". International J Rheum Disease 2014 Sep;17(7):805-9. DOI:10.1111/1756-185X.12377. Veitch D, Tsai T, Watson S, Joshua F.
  • 2013: "Palmar Fasciitis and Polyarthritis Syndrome in Pancreatic Carcinoma”. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology 2013 June;19(4):203-5.  Veitch D, Tsai T, Joshua F.

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