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Researcher: Dickson, TC (Associate Professor Tracey Dickson)

Research Fields

Central Nervous System
Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
Cellular Nervous System
Neurosciences
Animal Physiology - Biophysics
Cellular Interactions (incl. Adhesion, Matrix, Cell Wall)
Peripheral Nervous System
Biological Sciences
Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology)
Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Pathology
Medical Bacteriology
Autonomic Nervous System
Cell Metabolism
Medical and Health Sciences
Instrumental Methods (excl. Immunological and Bioassay Methods)
Protein Trafficking
Analytical Chemistry
Chemical Sciences
Cell Development, Proliferation and Death
Epidemiology
Epigenetics (incl. Genome Methylation and Epigenomics)
Endocrinology
Microtechnology
Cardiorespiratory Medicine and Haematology
Physiology
Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
Separation Science
Cell Physiology
Metabolic Medicine
Sensory Systems
Medical Biotechnology
Clinical Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Cell Neurochemistry
Biomechanical Engineering

Research Impact

Nervous System and Disorders
Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Diabetes
Health
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Scientific Instruments
Health Related to Ageing
Blood Disorders
Immune System and Allergy
Disease Distribution and Transmission (incl. Surveillance and Response)
Skeletal System and Disorders (incl. Arthritis)
Infectious Diseases
Fabricated Metal Products
Expanding Knowledge in Technology
Child Health
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Health System Performance (incl. Effectiveness of Interventions)
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Medical Instruments

Career Best Publications

Focal Damage to the Adult Rat Neocortex Induces Wound Healing Accompanied by Axonal Sprouting and Dendritic Structural Plasticity ; Cerebral Cortex
Focal demyelination in Alzheimer's disease and transgenic mouse models; Acta Neuropathologica
Functional binding interaction identified between the axonal CAM L1 members of the ERM family; Journal of Cell Biology
Localisation of glutamate receptors in developing cortical neurons in culture and relationship to susceptibility to excitotoxicity; Journal of Comparative Neurology

Research Publications

α-Synuclein protects neurons from apoptosis downstream of free-radical production through modulation of the MAPK signalling pathway; Neurotoxicity Research
α-Internexin immunoreactivity reflects variable neuronal vulnerability in Alzheimer's disease and supports the role of the α-amyloid plaques in inducing neuronal injury; Neurobiology of Disease
In vitro models of the key pathological changes in axons associated with neurodegenerative disease and acquired brain injury; 4th Congress of Federation of Asian-Oceanain Neuroscience Societies
A Case for Microtubule Vulnerability in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Altered Dynamics During Disease; Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience
A Novel In Vitro Primary Culture Model of the Lower Motor Neuron–Neuromuscular Junction Circuit; Microfluidic and Compartmentalized Platforms for Neurobiological Research
A role for ERM proteins and extracellular guidance cues in neuronal movement and the response to trauma
Acute CNS axonal injury models a subtype of dystrophic neurite in Alzheimer's Disease; Alzheimer's Reports
Acute neocortical injury induces axonal sprouting and dendritic remodelling
Acute reactive and regenerative changes in mature cortical axons following injury; Neuoreport
Alpha-internexin in Alzheimer's disease pathology demonstrates hierarchy of neuronal degeneration and neuropathic role of plaque formation
Alpha-synuclein is a potential neuroprotectant in both wild-type cortical and dopaminergic neurons, but not A53T mutant neurons; 9th International Conference AD/PD
Alpha-synuclein is upregulated in neurones in response to chronic oxidative stress and is associated with neuroprotection; Experimental Neurology
Alpha-synuclein upregulation is a neuroprotective response of dopaminergic and cortical neurons; Australian Society for Medical Research
ALS-like axonal pathology in cultured spinal motor neurons; 18th Symposium on ALS/MND
ALS-like pathology in cultured spinal motor neurons following excitoxicity; IBRO International Conference
Alterations in α-internexin distribution in Alzheimer's disease and experimental models of neuronal trauma
Altered synapses and gliotransmission in Alzheimer's disease and AD model mice; Neurobiology of Aging
Amyloid β precursor protein regulates neuron survival and maturation in the adult mouse brain; Molecular and Cellular Neurosciences
An in vitro investigation of the role of interneurons in the development of ALS; 22nd Symposium on ALS/MND
Association of Metallothionein-III with Oligodendroglial Cytoplasmic Inclusions in Multiple System Atrophy; Neurotoxicity Research: An International Journal on Processes and Mechanisms in Neurodegeneration, Apoptosis, Neuroprotection and Regeneration
Axonal degeneration, distal collateral branching and neuromuscular junction architecture alterations occur prior to symptom onset in the SOD1G93A mouse model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy
Axonal shearing in mature cortical neurons induces attempted regeneration and the reestablishment of neurite polarity; Brain Research: International Multidisciplinary Journal Devoted to Fundamental Research in The Brain Sciences
Axonal stretch injury in vitro results in initial release of calcium from intracellular stores, prolonged calcium mismetabolism and secondary degeneration; Society for Neuroscience
Axonopathy and cytoskeletal disruption in degenerative diseases of the central nervous system ; Brain Research Bulletin
Axonopathy, excitotoxicity and neuronal degeneration in ALS 2008; Australian Neuroscience Society Conference
Binding partners L1 cell adhesion molecule and the ezrin-radixin-moesin (ERM) proteins are involved in the development and the regenerative response to injury of hippocampal and cortical neurons; European Journal of Neuroscience
Brain healing following localised cortical injury involves restructuring of neural cytoarchitecture
Calretinin and Neuropeptide Y interneurons are differentially altered in the motor cortex of the SOD1G93A mouse model of ALS; Scientific Reports
Cellular dynamics underlying regeneration of damaged axons differs from initial axon development; European Journal of Neuroscience
Characterisation of a type IV pilus produced by Aeromonas caviae; Journal of Medical Microbiology
Characterization of Cortical Neuronal and Glial Alterations during Culture of Organotypic Whole Brain Slices from Neonatal and Mature Mice; PLoS One
Chronic excitotoxin-induced axon degeneration in a compartmented neuronal culture model; ASN Neuro
Colocalisation of neurofilament epitopes within damaged axons in an animal model of Azheimer's disease; 19th Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society
Cortical murine neurons lacking the neurofilament light chain protein have an attenuated response to injury in vitro; Journal of Neurotrauma
Cyclosporin - a treatment attenuates delayed cytoskeletal alterations and secondary axotomy following mild axonal stretch injury; Developmental Neurobiology
Cytoplasmic cytochrome c immunolabelling in dystrophic neurites in Alzheimer's disease; Acta Neuropathologica
Cytoskeletal alterations differentiate presenilin-1 and sporadic Alzheimer's disease; Acta Neuropathologica
Cytoskeletal changes during development and aging in the cortex of neurofilament light protein knockout mice; The Journal of Comparative Neurology
Degeneration of axons in spinal white matter in G93A mSOD1 mouse characterized by NFL and alpha internexin immunoreactivity; Brain Research
Delayed morphological alterations in a subpopulation of interneurons in the peri-wound region following focal damage to the adult rat neocortex; The 38th Annual Meeting of the Society of Neuroscience
Denervation of the olfactory bulb leads to decreased Aβ plaque load in a transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer's disease; Current Alzheimer Research
Development of an in vitro model of cortical axonal injury; Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society
Direct determination of the proportion of intra- and extra-cellular neocortical neurofibrillary tangles in Alzheimer's disease; Brain Research
Disruption of the Ubiquitin Proteasome System following Axonal Stretch Injury Accelerates Progression to Secondary Axotomy; Journal of Neurotrauma
Does Beta-Amyloid Plaque Formation Cause Structural Injury to Neuronal Processes?; Neurotoxicity Research
Dystrophic neurites in TgCRND8 and Tg2576 mice mimic human pathological brain aging; Neurobiology of Aging
ERM Proteins Regulate Growth Cone Responses to Sema3A; The Journal of Comparative Neurology
ERMs Colocalize Transiently with L1 during Neurocortical Axon Outgrowth; Journal of Comparative Neurology
Excitotoxicity mediated by non-NMDA receptors causes distal axonopathy in long-term cultured spinal motor neurons; European Journal of Neuroscience
Focal Damage to the Adult Rat Neocortex Induces Wound Healing Accompanied by Axonal Sprouting and Dendritic Structural Plasticity ; Cerebral Cortex
Focal damage to the neocortex induces dendritic structural plasticity; Australian Neuroscience Society/Australian Physiological Society
Focal damage to the neocortex induces dendritic structural plasticity; Dementia, Ageing and Neurodegenerative Diseases Group Conference
Focal demyelination in Alzheimer's disease and transgenic mouse models; Gordon Conference on Myelin
Focal demyelination in Alzheimer's disease and transgenic mouse models; Acta Neuropathologica
Focal injury to the mature rat neocortex: The fate of nestin immunoreactive cells; 22nd Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society Conference
Functional binding interaction identified between the axonal CAM L1 members of the ERM family; Journal of Cell Biology
Identification and characterization of a population of motile neurons in long-term cortical culture; Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton
Identifying the primary site of pathogenesis in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - vulnerability of lower motor neurons to proximal excitotoxicity; Disease Models & Mechanisms
Immunolocalisation of beta-amyloid precursor protein to plaque-associated synaptic alterations in the early and late stages of Alzheimer's disease; Alzheimer's Reports
In vivo and in vitro experimental axotomy mimics a subtype of dystrophic neurite associated with beta-amyloid plaque formation in Alzheimer's disease; Neurobiology of Aging: Experimental and Clinical Research
Inducing chronic excitotoxicity in the mouse spinal cord to investigate lower motor neuron degeneration; Frontiers in Neuroscience
Inhibitory dysfunction in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: future therapeutic opportunities; Neurodegenerative Disease Management
Initial calcium release from intracellular stores followed by calcium dysregulation is linked to secondary axotomy following transient axonal stretch injury; Journal of Neurochemistry
Intrinsic Regenerative Ability of Mature CNS Neurons; Neuroscientist
Investigating the cause and consequence of axonal pathology in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; DANDIS Conference, Australian Neuroscience Society
Investigating the role of inhibition in neurological disease; 32nd Annual Meeting Australian Neuroscience Society
Investigating the role of interneurons in neurological disease; DANDIS
L1 and ERM proteins are involved in regenerative sprouting following neuronal trauma in vitro; Society for Neuroscience
Lab on a chip for studying neuronal degeneration; 3rd Australia & New Zealand Micro/Nanofluidics and Bionano Symposium
Lab-on-a-chip: A novel in vitro model for studying traumatic brain injury; 11th Asia Pacific International Symposium on Microscale Separations and Analysis
Localisation of glutamate receptors in developing cortical neurons in culture and relationship to susceptibility to excitotoxicity; Journal of Comparative Neurology
Microfluidic culture platform for studying neuronal response to axonal stretch injury; 16th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences
Microfluidic culture platform for studying neuronal response to axonal stretch injury; 28th International Symposium on Microscale Bioseparations and Analyse
Microfluidic culture platform for studying neuronal response to mild to very mild axonal stretch injury; Biomicrofluidics
Microfluidic investigation of excitotoxin induced ALS-like axonal degeneration; 20th Symposium on ALS/MND
Microfluidic primary culture model of the lower motor neuron-neuromuscular junction circuit; Journal of Neuroscience Methods
Mild axonal stretch injury in vitro induces a progressive series of neurofilament alterations ultimately leading to delayed axotomy; Journal of Neurotrauma
Modelling ALS pathology in vitro; 22nd Symposium on ALS/MND
Modelling site specific excitotixicity in vitro; University of Tasmania Sharing Excellence in Research meeting
Modelling site-specific excitotoxicity in vivo; 22nd International Symposium on ALS/MND
Murine spinal neurons in vitro develop proximal axonal transport abnormalities and swellings that are similar to early axonal changes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Society for Neuroscience
Mutant human APP transgenic mice demonstrate dystrophic neurite pathology identical to preclinical Alzheimer's disease; Congress of the Federation of the Asian-Oceanian Neuroscience Societies
Neurites containing the neurofilament-triplet proteins are selectively vulnerable to cytoskeletal pathology in Alzheimer's disease and transgenic mouse models; Frontiers in Neuroanatomy
Neurochemical Diversity of Dystrophic Neurites in the Early and late Stages of Alzheimer's Disease; Experimental Neurology
Neurochemical diversity of the dystrophic neurites of aging and Alzheimer's disease; 37th Annual Meeting of the Australian Society for Medical Research
Neurochemical diversity of the dystrophic neurites of aging and Alzheimer's disease; 28th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience
Neurodegeneration in ALS and AD: which comes first the axon or the soma?; Australian Neuroscience Society Conference
Neurofilament triplet proteins are restricted to a subset of neurons in the rat neocortex; Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy
Neuron-glia interactions underlie ALS-like axonal cytoskeletal pathology; Neurobiology of Aging: Experimental and Clinical Research
Neuron-glia interactions underlying axonal health in an in vitro spinal culture model of relevance to ALS; 19th Symposium on ALS/MND
Neuronal Response to Physical Injury and its Relationship to the Pathology of Alzheimer's Disease; Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology
Neuroprotective upregulation of endogenous alpha-synuclein precedes ubiquitination in cultured dopaminergic neurons ; Neurotoxicity Research
No difference in expression of apoptosis-related proteins and apoptotic morphology in control, pathologically aged and Alzheimer's disease cases; Neurobiology of Disease
Novel alpha-internexin pathological alterations in both the spinal cord and brain of the G93A SOD1 model of amytrophic lateral sclerosis; Society for Neuroscience
Novel alpha-internexin pathological alterations in both the spinal cord and forebrain of the G93A SOD1 model of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; Australian Society for Medical Research
Olfactory ensheathing cells promote neurite sprouting of injured axons in vitro by direct cellular contact and secretion of soluble factors; Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences
Physical damage to rat cortical axons mimics early Alzheimer's neuronal pathology; Neuroreport
Plaque-induced axonal pathology in transgenic mice expressing human mutant amyloid precursor protein genes replicates the dystrophic neurites characteristic of preclinical AD; Society for Neuroscience
Presenilin-1 familial Alzheimer's disease cases exhibit altered pathology in comparison to sporadic AD; Australian Neuroscience Society Annual Conference 2008
Proteins and genes related to apoptosis are not elevated in pathological brain aging or Alzheimer's disease; Society for Neuroscience
Re-evaluation of Aeromonas caviae as a gastrointestinal pathogen; Australian Society for Microbiology
Reactive and Regenerative Changes Following in vivo and in vitro Experimental Axotomy of Mature Cortical Neurons; Fifth International Neurotrauma Association
Regulation of the cell adhesion molecule, L1CAM by the Aβ peptide of Alzheimer's Disease; Australian Neuroscience Society 31st Annual Meeting
Relationship between apolipoprotein E and the amyloid deposits and dystrophic neurites of Alzheimer's disease; Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology
Relationship between the developmental localisation of glutamate receptor subunits in vitro and susceptibility to excitotoxicity; Australian Neuroscience Society Conference
Rho kinase activates ezrin-radixin-moesin (ERM) proteins and mediates their function in cortical neuron growth, morphology and motility in vitro; Journal of Neuroscience Research
Sequence of Cellular Changes Following Localized Axotomy to Cortical Neurons in Glia-Free Culture; Journal of Neurotrauma
Site specific excitotoxicity: a model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; 32nd Annual Meeting Australian Neuroscience Society
Site-specific excitotoxin exposure in vivo leads to neuronal excitotoxicity and axonal dysfunction; 32nd Annual Meeting Australian Neuroscience Society
Staging of the development of dystrophic neurites in Alzheimer's disease; 18th Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society
Stainless steel pinholes for fast fabrication of high-performance microchip electrophoresis devices by CO2 laser ablation; Analytical Chemistry
Synapse Dysfunction of Layer V Pyramidal Neurons Precedes Neurodegeneration in a Mouse Model of TDP-43 Proteinopathies; Cerebral Cortex
Synaptic alterations in the TDP-A315T mouse model of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; 25th International Symposium on ALS/MND
The brain response to injury involves mobilization of nestin progenitors and axonal sprouting
The Cause of Neuronal Degeneration in Alzheimer's disease; Progress in Neurobiology
The Cellular Mechanism Underlying Neuronal Changes in Alzheimer's Disease
The degree of astrocyte activation in multiple system atrophy is inversely proportional to the distance to α-synuclein inclusions; Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience
The dystrophic neurite pathology exhibited by TgCRND8 and Tg2576 transgenic mice models preclinical Alzheimer's disease; IBRO World Congress of Neuroscience
The link between cellular changes associated with axonal injury and Alzheimer's Disease; The International Neurotrauma Symposium
The metabolomics of alpha-synuclein (SNCA) gene deletion and mutation in mouse brain; Metabolomics
The microtubule-stabilizing drug Epothilone D increases axonal sprouting following transection injury in vitro; Molecular and Cellular Neurosciences
The morphological phenotype of â-amyloid plaques and associated neuritic changes in Alzheimers disease; Neuroscience
The Tasmanian Healthy Brain Study (THBS): Does late-life education prevent age-related cognitive decline and dementia?; Alzheimer's Association International Conference
Vaccination strategies for Alzheimer's disease: a new hope?; Drugs and Aging

Research Projects

A genome-wide analysis of the epigenetic control of learning and memory; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
A Lab on a Chip for Stressing Neurons; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
A New Experimental Model for Developing Therapeutic Strategies for Alzheimer's Disease; J.O. & J.R. Wicking Trust (WICKING)
Alzheimer's Disease: 'Mass Effect' of B-amyloid Plaques Leads to Dementia; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Alzheimer's disease: amyloid plaques 'mass effect' leads to neurodegeneration and dementia; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
An innovative platform for studying the dynamic repertoire of the neural response to brain injury: Identifying novel therapeutic targets; Brain Foundation (BrainF)
Axon regeneration in the mature CNS; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Axonal protection in ALS; Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia Inc (MNDRIA)
Cellular mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative disease and responses to trauma; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Dendritic spine alterations in TDP-43 aggregated frontotemporal dementia: a novel therapeutic target?; Brain Foundation (BrainF)
Determining novel biomarkers of nerve cells undergoing secondary degeneration following traumatic brain injury; MAIB Injury Prevention & Management Foundation (MAIB)
Determining the cellular mechanism underlying diffuse axonal injury following traumatic brain trauma; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Determining the mechanism underlying post-operative cognitive decline; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Differential vulnerability of interneurons to trauma and disease; The Select Foundation (SelF)
Establishing a state-of-the-art 'Live Cell Recording and Imaging Facility' at Menzies Research Institute Tasmania; Rebecca L Cooper Medical Research Foundation (RLCMRF)
Establishment of a Confocal/multiphoton Microscope for Imaging of Living Systems; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Establishment of a Fluorescent Stereo-microscope Facility to Determine the Ability of Mature Neurons to Recover from Trauma; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Focal Demyelination in Alzheimer's disease; The Mason Foundation (ANZCT-Mason Fdn)
Focal demyelination in Alzheimer's disease; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Focuses on the Role of Cell Adhesion Molecules in Alzheimer's Disease; Masonic Centenary Medical Research Foundation (MCMRF)
In Vitro Models Relevant to Neuronal Trauma; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Inhibitory dysfunction in the cortex: Tackling MND from the top down; Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia Inc (MNDRIA)
INHIBITORY REGULATION OF MOTOR NEURONS: A NEW TARGET MECHANISM FOR ALS ?; Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia Inc (MNDRIA)
INTERNEURON DYSFUNCTION in ALS: A SYSTEMATIC HUMAN PATHOLOGY ANALYSIS ; Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia Inc (MNDRIA)
Interneuron dysfunction in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A new target for potential therapeutics?; Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia Inc (MNDRIA)
Interneuron dysfunction in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A new target for potential therapeutics?; Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia Inc (MNDRIA)
Investigating synaptic dysfunction in ALS; Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia Inc (MNDRIA)
Microfluidic technology to help understand physical damage to brain cells; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Microscope Facility for Live Cellular Imaging; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Microtubule stabilisation: promoting adaptive plasticity, brain healing and functional recovery after traumatic brain injury; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Nerve Cell Plasticity and the Neuropathology of Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Neural regulation of skeletal muscle insulin sensitivity; The Select Foundation (SelF)
Research Enhancement Program 2017; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Rising Stars Programme - Tracey Dickson; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Spectramax M2 Multimode ELISA Plate Reader with Softmax Pro Software; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Synaptic alterations in ALS: A novel therapeutic target?; Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia Inc (MNDRIA)
SYNAPTIC DYSFUNCTION: AN EARLY MECHANISM OF TDP-43 PATHOGENESIS IN ALS?; Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia Inc (MNDRIA)
Targeted axonal protection in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia Inc (MNDRIA)
Targeting Axonal Dysfunction in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Cause of Neural Degeneration in Motor Neuron Disease; Australian Rotary Health Research Fund (ARHRF)
The inhibition of malignant glioma proliferation using novel taxol-like derivatives that are capable of crossing the blood-brain barrier; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
The Neuroprotective Properties of Alpha-Synuclein; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
The Relationship between Neuronal Trauma and The Cell Adhesion Molecule L1; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
The role of distal axonal degeneration in ALS; Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia Inc (MNDRIA)
The role of excitotoxicity in mediating distal axonal degeneration in ALS; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
The Role of the Cell Adhesion Molecule L1 in Foetal Alcohol Syndrome; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Role of the Cell Adhesion Molecule L1 in the Neuronal Response to Trauma; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Unravelling the cellular pathology underlying neuronal degeneration in motor neuron disease; Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia Inc (MNDRIA)
Using engineered tissue and magnetic resonance spectroscopy to investigate human muscle function and metabolism; The MAWA Trust (MAWA)
Visualising the brain's response to trauma as it happens: Working towards improved outcomes after traumatic brain injury; MAIB Injury Prevention & Management Foundation (MAIB)
Visualising the brain's response to trauma as it happens: working towards improved outcomes after traumatic brain injury; The Marian and EH Flack Trust (Flack)
Confocal microscope: a new high-speed confocal microscope to enable rapid image capture and analysis

Research Candidate Supervision

Alpha-synuclein in the Neurodegenerative Mechanisms of Parkinson's Disease and Dementia with Lewy Bodies
Axonal and Synaptic Pathology in Alzheimer's Disease
Develop a Greater Understanding of the Relationship between Neurons and Muscle with Respect to Type II Diabetes Specifically, How Inactivity and Denervation Impact Glucose Transportation
Distal Axon and Neuromuscular Junction Degeneration in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Interneurons and Traumatic Brain Injury
Molecular and Cellular Events Underlying the Response of CNS Neurons to Structural Injury
Pathological Changes Leading to Neuronal Degeneration in Alzheimer's Disease
Role of Neurofilaments in Ageing and Neurodegenerative Disease
Targeted Axonal Protection in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
The Microfluidic Device- A Novel In-Vitro Model of Traumatic Brain Injury
The Response of the Mature Central Nervous System to Traumatic Brain Injury
The Role of Ezrin-Radixin-Moesin (ERM) Cytoskeletal Proteins in Neuronal Development and Post-Injury Responses of the Central Nervous System
The Role of Interneurons in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Traumatic Brain Injury- Characterisation of Healing, Reactive and Plasticity Response
Unravelling the Cellular Pathology Leading to Neurodegeneration in Motor Neurone Disease
Unravelling the Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms Contributing to Secondary Axonal Degeneration Following Traumatic Brain Injury