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Paper: mGluR2/3 agonist LY379268 rescues NMDA and GABAA receptor level deficits induced in a two-hit mouse model of schizophrenia

We published our preclinical antipsychotic study with my PhD supersivors and fellow PhD students. We show with this work, that the...

Blog: 366 papers in 2016

Starting 2016 with a stronger public science engagement, I decided to publish my 2016 science readings together with Natalie Matosin...

Poster: Stem cells in the Hunter Valley, ASSCR 2015

Finally a chance to demonstrate our stem cell advances at the 8th meeting of the Australasian Society for Stem Cell Research:...

Paper: Metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 and its trafficking molecules, Norbin and Tamalin, are increased in the CA1 hippocampal region of subjects with schizophrenia

Paper: Metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 and its trafficking molecules, Norbin and Tamalin, are increased in the CA1 hippocampal region of subjects with schizophrenia

Our manuscript on altered mGluR5 expression and signaling in individuals with schizophrenia just got published in Schizophrenia Research: Metabotropic glutamate receptor...

Poster: International Neurochemistry 2015 in Cairns

I am presenting my latest Alzheimer’s Disease stem cell finding at the 25th Biennial meeting of the International Society for...

Paper: Alterations of mGluR5 and its endogenous regulators Norbin, Tamalin and Preso1 in schizophrenia: towards a model of mGluR5 dysregulation

Paper: Alterations of mGluR5 and its endogenous regulators Norbin, Tamalin and Preso1 in schizophrenia: towards a model of mGluR5 dysregulation

Our manuscript on altered mGluR5 expression and signaling in individuals with schizophrenia just got published in Acta Neuropathologica: Alterations of mGluR5...

Paper: Neuregulin 1 prevents phencyclidine-induced behavioral impairments and disruptions to GABAergic signaling in mice

We published the first evidence for an antipsychotic treatment potential of  neuregulin 1. Acute neuregulin 1 treatment reduced acute episode-like...