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Creina Stockley

Position: Health and Regulatory Information Manager

BSc(Hons) University of Adelaide, MSc, PhD Flinders University, MBA University of South Australia

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Phone: 08 8313 6600
Fax: 08 8313 6601
Since: 11 March 1991

Information Scientist, F.H. Faulding and Co. Limited (1985-1988);

Pharmaceutical Consultant (clinical and regulatory affairs) Nosco Regpharm (1988-1991);

Councillor, Association of Regulatory and Clinical Scientists to the Australian Pharmaceutical Industry (1987-1991)


Factors influencing patterns of alcohol consumption in Australia and internationally; health effects of alcohol and wine-derived phenolic compounds; gender differences in alcohol metabolism; potential allergens in, and adverse reactions to, wine; and good environmental and manufacturing practices for the Australian wine industry.


Refereed publications

Greenrod, W., Stockley, C.S., Abbey, M., Burcham, P. Fenech, M. Wine-derived phenolic compounds are protective against radiation induced DNA damage¾results of a comparative in vivo intervention with alcohol, dealcoholised red wine and whole red wine. Mutat Res. 2005;591(1-2):290-301. 

Stockley CS, Høj PB. Better wine for better health: fact or fiction? Aust J Grape Wine Res. 11(2):127-38; 2005. 

Rolland, J.M., Apostolou, E., Deckert, K., de Leon, M.P., Douglass, J.A., Glaspole, I.N., Stockley, C.S., O’Hehir, R.E. Potential allergens in wine: double-blind placebo-controlled trial and basophil activation analysis. Nutrition, 22(9):882-8; 2006.

Stockley, C.S. Our operating environment: snapshot of countries’ public health policies and guidelines on alcohol and hence wine consumption. SA J. Enol.Vitic., 27:30-24; 2006. 

Stockley, C.S., Harding, R.  Communicating through government agencies. Ann. Epidemiol. 17: S98–S102; 2007. 

Rolland JM, Apostolou E, Deckert K, de Leon MP, Douglass JA, Glaspole IN, Stockley CS, O’Hehir RE. Development and application of specific and sensitive ELISA for detection of residual food proteins in wine. J. Agric. Food Chem., 56:349-354; 2008. 

Stockley, C.S. Recommendation on alcohol consumption: an international comparison. Contemp. Drug Probl. 34/Winter: 681-714; 2008. 

Stockley, C.S. Is there a role for wine in the degenerative diseases of ageing? Int. J. Wine Res. 1:195-207; 2009.

 Bartowsky, E.J., Stockley, C.S. Histamine in Australian wines – a survey between 1982 and 2008. Ann. Microbiol. 61 (1):167– 172; 2010. 

Stockley, C.S. Healthy or harmful? The public and public health perception of wine versus the reality J. Wine Res. 22(2):101-203; 2011.

Stockley, C.; Teissedre, P.L.; Boban, M.; Di Lorenzo, C.; Restani,, P. Bioavailability of wine-derived phenolic compounds in humans: a review. Food Funct. 3(10):995-1007; 2012. 

Stockley; C.S. Is it merely a myth that alcoholic beverages such as red wine can be cardioprotective?  J. Sci. Food Agric. 92(9):1815-21; 2012. 

Pojer, E., Mattivi, F., Johnson, D., Stockley, C.S. The case for anthocyanin consumption to promote human health: A review. Comp. Rev. Food Sci. Food Safety, 12: 483-508; 2013. 

Mangoni, A.A., Stockley, C.S., Woodman, R.J. Pharmacologic effects of red wine on established markers of arterial structure and function in human studies: current knowledge and future research directions. Expert Rev. Clin. Pharmacol. 6(6): 613-625; 2013. 

Uberti, F.; Penas, E.; Ballabio, C.; Di Lorenzo, C.; Stockley, C., Restani, P. Immunochemical investigations to demonstrate the absence of allergenic residues in commercial red wines fined with egg white proteins. Accepted for publication in Food Chem.; March 2014. 

Book chapters

Stockley, C.S., Høj, P.B. Better wine for better health: fact or fiction? Blair, R.; Francis, M.; Pretorius, I., eds. AWRI: advances in wine science: commemorating 50 years of The Australian Wine Research Institute. Glen Osmond, SA: The Australian Wine Research Institute; pp: 218–227; 2005.

Stockley, C.S. How do we demonstrate that there is a potential therapeutic role for moderate wine consumption? In: O’Byrne, P. (ed). Red wine and health. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. NY; pp. 389-400; 2009.

Stockley, C., Fox, A. Case study 3.2: Indigenous Australians and alcohol. In: Fox, A., MacAvoy, M. (eds.) Expressions of Drunkenness (Four Hundred Rabbits). Routledge, New York. pp. 100–119; 2010.

Stockley, C., Saunders, J.B. The biology of intoxication. In: Fox, A., MacAvoy, M. (eds.) Expressions of Drunkenness (Four Hundred Rabbits). Routledge, New York. pp. 13–52; 2010.

Stockley, C. Therapeutic value of wine: a clinical and scientific perspective. In Joshi, V.K. (ed) Handbook of Enology: Principles, Practices and Recent Innovations, Volume 1: Introduction to Vine and Wine: Asiatech Publishers, Inc; New Delhi: 146-208; 2011.

Stockley, C.S., Varela, C.A., Coulter, A.D., Dry, P.R., Francis, I.L., Muhlack, R.A., Pretorius, I.S. Controlling the highs and the lows of alcohol in wine. Wine: Types, Production and Health. Hauppauge, N.Y.: Nova Science Publishers. pp. 281–299; 2012.

Stockley, C.S. The protective effects of wine and wine-derived phenolic compounds on brain function. In : Stough C, Scholey A (eds) Advances in Natural Medicines, Nutraceuticals and Neurocognition. Taylor & Francis: Bosa Roca/US: 331-345; 2013.

 Book (Guest editor)

L.M.T. Dicks and C.S. Stockley. The Proceedings of the Vindaba 2005 South African International Wine and Health Conference. South African Journal of Enology and Viticulture; 2006. 

C.S. Stockley. The Proceedings of the WineHealth 2010 International Congress on Wine and Health. Journal of Wine Research 22(2); 2011.  

Non-refereed journals

Stockley, C.S. Can histamine in wine cause adverse effects for consumers? Aust. NZ Grapegrower Winemaker, (485a):77-82; 2004. 

Fenech, M., Stockley, C.S. Can moderate wine consumption prevent genetic damage. Aust. NZ Grapegrower Winemaker, 489:104-107; 2004. 

Stockley, C.S. Factors influencing the absorption of alcohol. Alcohol in Moderation Nov/Dec 2004.

 Stockley, C.S.  Women’s vulnerability to alcohol. Alcohol in Moderation: July/Aug 2005. 

Stockley, C.S.  Sulfur dioxide and the wine consumer. Aust. NZ Grapegrower Winemaker (501): 73-76; 2005. 

Stockley, C.S. Is there a role for folate supplementation in alcohol and wine consumption? Alcohol in Moderation: Nov/Dec 2005. 

Stockley, C.S. Relationship between alcohol consumption and cognitive function. Alcohol in Moderation: Aug/Sept 2006. 

Stockley, C.; O'Hehir, R.; Rolland, J. Is allergen labelling necessary for Australian wine? Aust. N.Z. Wine Ind. J. 21 (3): 17–21; 2006. 

Stockley, C.S. Could moderate wine consumption provide significant health benefits? Aust. N.Z. Grapegrower Winemaker (514): 83-86; 2006. 

Stockley, C.S. Review of the Australian alcohol guidelines: Health risks & benefits (2001). Aust. N.Z. Grapegrower Winemaker 520: 21–23; 2007. 

Stockley, C.S. A component of wine called resveratrol. Healthy and Heartwise (Good Health Publications), 37; 2007. 

Stockley, C.S. Updated facts about the consumption of alcohol and its association with breast cancer. Alcohol in Moderation: May/June 2008. 

Stockley, C.S. Is wine really good for you? South Australian Retiree’s Magazine, June 2008. 

Stockley, C.S. The consumption of wine and its association with breast cancer: an update. Aust. N.Z. Grapegrower Winemaker 537: 74-80; 2008. 

Stockley, C.S. Wine as a part of Australia: the healthiest country by 2020. Wine Ind. J. 23(6): 4-5; 2008. 

Stockley, C.S., Simos, C.A., Pretorius, I.S. To your health. Aust. N.Z. Wine Ind. J. 24(1), 18–20; 2009. 

Stockley, C.S. Changes to the National Health and Medical Research Council’s (NHMRC) Australian  alcohol guidelines. Aust. NZ Grapegrower Winemaker 550: 70-74; 2009. 

Stockley, C.S. Changing advice concerning alcohol consumption during pregnancy and breast feeding. Aust NZ Grapegrower Winemaker 550: 75-81; 2009. 

Stockley, C.S. Does alcohol adversely affect an adolescent’s brain? Aust. N. Z. Grapegrower Winemaker 555: 42-45; 2010. 

Bartowsky, E.J., Stockley, C.S. Waiter, is there histamine in my wine? Histamine in Australian wines — a survey over 27 years (1982 to 2009). Aust. N.Z. Grapegrower Winemaker (557a): 69–72; 2010. 

Varela, C. Chambers, P.J. Coulter, A. Dry, P.R. Francis, I.L. Gawel, R. Muhlack, R. Henschke, P.A. Stockley, C.S. Herderich, M.J. Pretorius, I.S. Controlling the highs and the lows of alcohol in wine. Aust. N.Z. Wine Ind. J. 25 (4): 27‑32; 2010. 

Stockley, C. Alcohol and ageing – can we continue to drink? Aust. N.Z. Grapegrower Winemaker 561, 70–73; 2010. 

Varela, C., Chambers, P.J., Coulter, A., Dry, P.R., Francis, I.L., Gawel, R., Muhlack, R., Henschke, P.A., Stockley, C.S., Herderich, M.J., Pretorius, I.S. Controlling the highs and lows of alcohol in wine. Pract. Winery Vineyard 32(1), 6–18; 2011. 

Stockley, C.S. Alcohol consumption and human health – sorting out the facts. Wine Vitic. J. Jan/Feb 2012. 

Stockley, C.S. More to the story of alcohol consumption and cancer. Aust. N.Z. Grapegower Winemaker; Feb 2012. 

Stockley, C.S. Key messages from WineHealth 2013 – International Wine and Health Conference. Wine Vitic. J. Volume 28, Issue (5), 16-18 Pages, 2013. 

Hoxey, L., Stockley, C., Wilkes, E., Johnson, D. What’s in a label? Wine Vitic. J., Volume 28, Issue (4), 38-41 Pages, 2013. 

Stockley, C.S. Ask the AWRI: Wine as part of a healthy diet? Australian Dietary Guidelines 2013. Aust. N.Z. Grapegower Winemaker, Issue (593), 82-83 Pages, 2013.