Ms Samantha Ognenovska
PhD Student

Ms Samantha Ognenovska

2017   Bachelor of Advanced Science (Hon I)

2010   Bachelor of Business

2016   St George & Sutherland Medical Research Symposium – Best Student Poster

2018   UNSW Small Equipment Grant


  • Chen Z, Moore KH, Mansfield KJ, Ognenovska S, Allen W, Parkin K, Mukerjee C, Aryal NR, Gebski V. Effect of antibiotics on urine leakage in women with refractory detrusor overactivity: A phase IIb randomized trial. Neurourol Urodyn 2020, 40(1): 158-167. DOI: 10.1002/nau.24525.
  • Chen Z, Ognenovska S, Sluyter S, Moore KH, Mansfield KJ. Urinary cytokines in women with refractory Detrusor Overactivity: a longitudinal study of rotating antibiotic versus placebo treatment. PLoS One 2020, 16(3): e0247861. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0247861
  • Ognenovska S, Chen Z, Mukerjee C, Moore KH, Mansfield KJ. Bacterial colonization of bladder urothelial cells in women with refractory Detrusor Overactivity: the effects of antibiotic therapy. Path & Dis 2021, 79(6). DOI:10.1093/femspd/ftab031
  • Manoharan A, Ognenovska S, Paino D, Whiteley G, Glasbey T, Kriel FH, Farrell J, Moore KH, Manos J, Das T. N-acetylcysteine protects bladder epithelial cells from bacterial invasion and displays antibiofilm activity against urinary tract bacterial pathogens. Antibiotics 2021, 10(8): 900. DOI: 10.3390/antibiotics10080900



  • Ognenovska S, Mansfield KJ, Cheng Y, Moore KH. Uropathogens are capable of intracellular growth in exfoliated urothelial cells isolated from women. Neurourol & Urodyn 2017, 36(S3): S182-S183. DOI:10.1002/nau.23386  
  • Cheng Y, Mansfield KJ, Chen Z, Li A, Ognenovska S, Moore KH. Does an alteration in the balance between pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines explain why patients with refractory DO are more prone to recurrent UTI? Neurourol & Urodyn 2017, 36(S3): S184-S185. DOI:10.1002/nau.23386
  • Ognenovska S, Cheng Y, Mukerjee C, Sanderson-Smith M, Mansfield KJ, Schembri M, Moore KH. Uropathogens: intracellular localisation and virulence mechanisms. Neurourol & Urodyn 2018, 37(S5). DOI: 10.1002/nau.23760
  • Ognenovska S, Cheng Y, Li A, Mansfield KJ, Schembri M, Moore KH. What’s normal? Should urinary creatinine or osmolarity be used to normalise urinary protein measurements? Neurourol & Urodyn 2018, 37(S5). DOI: 10.1002/nau.23760
  • Chen Z, Ognenovska S, Mansfield K, Sluyter R, Moore K. Does urinary cytokine signalling change with age in women with refractory Detrusor Overactivity? Int Urogynecol J 2019, 30(1): S290-291. DOI: 10.1007/s00192-019-04116-3