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Researcher: McCormack, GH (Mr Graeme McCormack)

Fields of Research

Central nervous system
Cellular nervous system
Neurology and neuromuscular diseases
Behavioural neuroscience
Medical genetics (excl. cancer genetics)
Motor control
Mental health services
Animal physiology - cell
Comparative physiology
Clinical chemistry (incl. diagnostics)

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Other health
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

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 Novel In Vitro Primary Culture Model of the Lower Motor Neuron-Neuromuscular Junction Circuit; Microfluidic and Compartmentalized Platforms for Neurobiological Research
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
Axonopathy and cytoskeletal disruption in degenerative diseases of the central nervous system ; Brain Research Bulletin
Defining the earliest pathological changes of Alzheimer's disease; Current Alzheimer 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
Delayed plastic responses to anodal tDCS in older adults; Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience
Does Apolipoprotein ɛ4 interact with age or sex in cognitive function after traumatic brain injury?; 2016 Mid-Year Meeting International Neuropsychological Society
Enhanced anti-amyloid effect of combined leptin and pioglitazone in app/ps1 transgenic mice; Current Alzheimer Research
Exploring the effect of the apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene on executive function, working memory, and processing speed during the early recovery period following traumatic brain injury; Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
Focal Damage to the Adult Rat Neocortex Induces Wound Healing Accompanied by Axonal Sprouting and Dendritic Structural Plasticity ; Cerebral Cortex
Focal injury to the mature rat neocortex: The fate of nestin immunoreactive cells; 22nd Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society Conference
Glutamate induces rapid loss of axonal neurofilament proteins from cortical neurons in vitro; Experimental Neurology
Iron is increased in the brains of ageing mice lacking the neurofilament light gene; PLoS ONE
Metallothionein expression by NG2 glial cells following CNS injury; Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences
Metallothionein is expressed in adipocytes of brown fat and is induced by catecholamines and zinc; American Journal of Physiology
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
Motile properties of subsets of cortical neurons; 32nd Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience
Neurochemical Diversity of Dystrophic Neurites in the Early and late Stages of Alzheimer's Disease; Experimental Neurology
Neuronal injury stimulates motility of mature cultured cortical neurons; 20th Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society
Nonshivering Thermogenesis in a Marsupial (the Tasmanian Bettong Bettongia gaimardi) Is Not Attributable to Brown Adipose Tissue; Physiological and Biochemical Zoology
The apolipoprotein epsilon 4 gene is associated with elevated risk of normal tension glaucoma; Molecular Vision
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
Trinucleotide expansion in Tasmanian HD families; Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Understanding excitotoxicity and neuron death: focus upon the axonal cytoskeleton; The Australian Neuroscience Society
Utilising Differential Display to Determine the Genes Involved in the CNS Response to Trauma; 20th Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision