Publications

Journal Articles

  1. & Ghrelin mediated neuroprotection - A possible therapy for Parkinson's disease?. Neuropharmacology
  2. & Less is more: Caloric regulation of neurogenesis and adult brain function. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 29(10), e12512
  3. & NF-κB signalling is involved in immune-modulation, but not basal functioning, of the mouse suprachiasmatic circadian clock. European Journal of Neuroscience 45(8), 1111-1123.
  4. & Acyl ghrelin improves cognition, synaptic plasticity deficits and neuroinflammation following amyloid beta (Aβ1-40) administration in mice. Journal of Neuroendocrinology
  5. & Unacylated ghrelin promotes adipogenesis in rodent bone marrow via ghrelin O-acyl transferase and GHS-R1a activity: evidence for target cell-induced acylation. Scientific Reports 7, 45541
  6. & Ghrelin function in human obesity and type 2 diabetes: a concise review. Obesity Reviews
  7. & Paradoxical leanness in the imprinting centre deletion mouse model for Prader-Willi syndrome. Journal of Endocrinology, JOE-16-0367
  8. & Ghrelin-AMPK Signaling Mediates the Neuroprotective Effects of Calorie Restriction in Parkinson's Disease. Journal of Neuroscience 36(10), 3049-3063.
  9. & Metformin Prevents Nigrostriatal Dopamine Degeneration Independent of AMPK Activation in Dopamine Neurons. PLOS ONE 11(7), e0159381
  10. Short-term calorie restriction enhances adult hippocampal neurogenesis and remote fear memory in a Ghsr-dependent manner. Psychoneuroendocrinology 63
  11. & The orexigenic hormone acyl-ghrelin increases adult hippocampal neurogenesis and enhances pattern separation. Psychoneuroendocrinology 51
  12. & A Novel GABRG2 mutation, p.R136*, in a family with GEFS+ and extended phenotypes. Neurobiology of Disease 64, 131-141.
  13. & Ghrelin inhibits LPS-induced release of IL-6 from mouse dopaminergic neurones. Journal of Neuroinflammation 10(1), 40
  14. & Opa3, a novel regulator of mitochondrial function, controls thermogenesis and abdominal fat mass in a mouse model for Costeff syndrome. Human Molecular Genetics 21(22), 4836-4844.
  15. & Selective Genomic Targeting by FRA-2/FOSL2 Transcription Factor: REGULATION OF THE Rgs4 GENE IS MEDIATED BY A VARIANT ACTIVATOR PROTEIN 1 (AP-1) PROMOTER SEQUENCE/CREB-BINDING PROTEIN (CBP) MECHANISM. Journal of Biological Chemistry 286(17), 15227-39.
  16. & Reverse Feeding Suppresses the Activity of the GH Axis in Rats and Induces a Preobesogenic State. Endocrinology 152(3), 869
  17. The glycinergic system in human startle disease: a genetic screening approach. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience
  18. & Ghrelin Induces Abdominal Obesity Via GHS-R-Dependent Lipid Retention. Molecular Endocrinology 23(6), 914
  19. & The Pregnancy-Induced Increase in Baseline Circulating Growth Hormone in Rats is not Induced by Ghrelin. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 20(3), 309
  20. & Adiposity profile in the dwarf rat: an unusually lean model of profound growth hormone deficiency. American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism 292(5), E1483-E1494.
  21. & Hypothalamic Expression of Human Growth Hormone Induces Post-Pubertal Hypergonadotrophism in Male Transgenic Growth Retarded Rats. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 18(10), 719-731.
  22. & Protein/DNA interaction profiling reveals novel regulators of the pineal transcriptome. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 252(1-2), 19-26.
  23. & Comparative Analysis of the Effects of Ghrelin and Unacylated Ghrelin on Luteinizing Hormone Secretion in Male Rats. Endocrinology 147(5), 2374-2382.
  24. & Identification of Two Further Splice Variants of <I>GABABR1</I> Characterizes the Conserved Micro-Exon 4 as a Hot Spot for Regulated Splicing in the Rat Brain. Journal of Molecular Neuroscience 26(1), 099-108.
  25. Manipulating sorting signals to generate co-expression of somatostatin and eGFP in the regulated secretory pathway from a monocistronic construct. Journal of Molecular Endocrinology 33(2), 523-532.
  26. & Photic Stimulation Inhibits Growth Hormone Secretion in Rats: A Hypothalamic Mechanism for Transient Entrainment. Endocrinology 145(6), 2950-2958.
  27. & Pattern-Dependent Suppression of Growth Hormone (GH) Pulsatility by Ghrelin and GH-Releasing Peptide-6 in Moderately GH-Deficient Rats. Endocrinology 144(11), 4859-4867.