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Researcher: Leung, JY (Dr Jacqueline Leung)

Fields of Research

Central Nervous System
Cellular Nervous System
Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
Peripheral Nervous System
Clinical Sciences
Cell Development, Proliferation and Death
Neurosciences

Research Objectives

Nervous System and Disorders
Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Metallothionein expression by NG2 glial cells following CNS injury; Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences
Metallothionein induces a regenerative reactive astrocyte phenotype via JAK/STAT and RhoA signalling pathways ; Experimental Neurology: A Journal of Neuroscience Research
Metallothionein promotes regenerative axonal sprouting of dorsal root ganglion neurons after physical axotomy; Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences
Metallothionein Treatment Attenuates Microglial Activation and Expression of Neurotoxic Quinolinic Acid Following Traumatic Brain Injury ; Neurotoxicity Research: An International Journal on Processes and Mechanisms in Neurodegeneration, Apoptosis, Neuroprotection and Regeneration
Neuroprotection and regeneration by extracellular metallothionein via lipoprotein-receptor-related proteins; Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry
Olfactory ensheathing cells are attracted to, and are capable of phagocytosing bacteria; The 28th Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society
Olfactory ensheathing cells are attracted to, and can endocytose, bacteria; Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences
Olfactory ensheathing cells moderate nuclear factor kappaB translocation in astrocytes ; Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience
Redefining the role of metallothionein within the injured brain: extracellular metallothioneins play an important role in the astrocyte-neuron response to injury; Journal of Biological Chemistry
Transcriptional insights on the regenerative mechanics of axotomized neurons in vitro; Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine

Research Projects

Identifying the role of oligodendrocytes in disease onset and the progression in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ; Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia Inc (MNDRIA)
Investigating the role of oligodendrocytes in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia Inc (MNDRIA)
Investigating the role of oligodendrocytes in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS); University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Investigating the role of oligodendrocytes in frontotemporal lobar dementia (FTLD); Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Foundation (AADRF)

Research Candidate Supervision