Peer Reviewed Publications

We hope you find our list of research below informative. All have been peer-reviewed and published in academic journals.

Due to journal copyright restrictions, we can't link to the full texts of some publications. If you find the full text isn't available in the link, just send us a request to gender-research@unimelb.edu.au and we will gladly email you a copy.

 
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Healthcare Delivery

 

Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy for the Trans, Gender Diverse, and Nonbinary Community: Coordinating World Professional Association for Transgender Health and Informed Consent Models of Care.

The Informed Consent Model of Care for Accessing Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy is Associated with High Patient Satisfaction.

Australian Endocrinologists Need More Training in Transgender Health: A National Survey.

Cross-Sex Hormone Therapy in Australia: the Prescription Patterns of Clinicians Experienced in Adult Transgender Healthcare.

Approach to Interpreting Common Laboratory Pathology Tests in Transgender Individuals.

 
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Mental Health and Wellbeing

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The Impact of the First Three Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Australian Trans Community.

Factors Associated with Suicide Attempts Among Australian Transgender Adults.

The Health and Well-Being of Transgender Australians: A National Community Survey.

Non-Binary and Binary Gender Identity in Australian Trans and Gender Diverse Individuals.

Health Needs of Trans and Gender Diverse Adults in Australia: A Qualitative Analysis of a National Community Survey.

Sociodemographic and Clinical Characteristics of Transgender Adults in Australia.

Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Amongst Individuals with Gender Dysphoria: A Systematic Review.

Youths with a Non-Binary Gender Identity: A Review of their Sociodemographic and Clinical Profile.

 
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Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy

 

Effects of low-dose oral micronised progesterone on sleep, psychological distress, and breast development in transgender individuals undergoing feminising hormone therapy: a prospective controlled study.

Uncovering the effects of gender affirming hormone therapy on skeletal muscle and epigenetics: protocol for a prospective matched cohort study in transgender individuals (the GAME study).

Prescription Patterns and Testosterone Concentrations Achieved With AndroForte 5% Testosterone Cream in Transgender and Gender Diverse Individuals.

Gender-affirming hormone therapy induces specific DNA methylation changes in blood.

Testosterone concentrations and prescription patterns of 1% testosterone gel in transgender and gender diverse individuals.

Bone Microarchitecture in Transgender Adults: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Short-Term Effects of Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy on Dysphoria and Quality of Life in Transgender Individuals: A Prospective Controlled Study.

Feminizing Hormone Therapy Prescription Patterns and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Older Transgender Individuals in Australia.

Insulin Resistance in Transgender Individuals Correlates with Android Fat Mass.

Global Coagulation Assays in Transgender Women on Oral and Transdermal Estradiol Therapy.

Relationships Between Body Mass Index with Oral Estradiol Dose and Serum Estradiol Concentration in Transgender Adults Undergoing Feminising Hormone Therapy.

Prevalence of Polycythaemia with Different Formulations of Testosterone Therapy in Transmasculine Individuals.

Cyproterone Acetate or Spironolactone in Lowering Testosterone Concentrations for Transgender Individuals Receiving Oestradiol Therapy.

Testosterone Therapy Considerations in Oestrogen, Progesterone and Androgen Receptor Positive Breast Cancer in a Transgender Man.

Testicular Cancer in Trans People Using Feminising Hormone Therapy– A Brief Review.

The Effect of Gender-Affirming Hormones on Gender Dysphoria, Quality of Life and Psychological Functioning in Transgender Individuals: A Systematic Review.

Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators (SERMs): A Potential Option for Non-Binary Gender-Affirming Hormonal Care?

Sexual Dimorphism in Innate Immunity: The Role of Sex Hormones and Epigenetics.

Efficacy of Micronised Progesterone for Sleep: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trial Data.

Relationship Between Serum Estradiol Concentrations and Clinical Outcomes in Transgender Individuals Undergoing Feminising Hormone Therapy: A Narrative Review.

A Systematic Review of Anti-Androgens and Feminisation in Transgender Women.

Estradiol Therapy in the Perioperative Period: Implications for Transfeminine Individuals.

Effects of Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy on Insulin Resistance and Body Composition in Transgender Individuals: A Systematic Review.

Position Statement on the Hormonal Management of Transgender and Gender Diverse Individuals in Australia.

Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy and the Risk of Sex Hormone-Dependent Tumours in Transgender Individuals: A Systematic Review.