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Researcher: Habgood, MD (Dr Mark Habgood)

Fields of Research

Central nervous system
Zoology
Cell physiology
Systems physiology
Basic pharmacology
Animal physiology - cell
Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics
Cellular nervous system
Health services and systems
Endocrinology
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Other health
Expanding knowledge in philosophy and religious studies

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Monodelphis domestica a model for studies of developmental disorders of the nervous system; IX Internationl Congress on Neuromuscular Diseases
Albumin transfer across choroid plexus of postnatal S. American opossum; 16th Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society
Albumin transfer across the choroid plexus of South American opossum (Monodelphis domestica); Journal of Physiology
Barrier mechanisms in the brain, I. Adult brain; Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology
Barrier mechanisms in the brain, II. Immature brain; Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology
Blood-brain barrier permeability decreases with development; Australian Neuroscience Society
Brain barrier permeability during early development in the South American opossum, Monodelphis domestica; Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists
Effects of drug structure on blood-brain barrier permeability; 19th Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society
Fetuin in the developing neocortex of the rat: distribution and origin; The Journal of Comparative Neurology
Interleukin 1β and its processing enzyme, cathepsin-g in developing rat brain; Australian Neuroscience Society
Interleukin 1? and its processing enzyme, cathepsin-g in developing rat brain; Australian Neuroscience Society
Penetration of small, lipid insoluble molecules across the developing blood-brain barriers; 19th Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society
Permeability and route for lipid insoluble molecules into the CNS during development; Society for Neuroscience
Permeability and route of entry for lipid insoluble molecules in the very immature brain of the opossum (Monodelphis domestica); Blood-brain barrier mechanisms - from molecule to patient
Permeability and route of entry for lipid-insoluble molecules across brain barriers in developing Monodelphis domestica; Journal of Physiology-London
Permeability of the developing and mature blood-brain barriers to the theophylline in rats; Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology
Predicting the blood-brain narrier permeability of drugs; Australian Neuroscience Society
Species specific transfer of albumin from blood to CSF (cerebrospinal fluid) in postnatal Monodelphis domestica; 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience
The nature of increased blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier exchange during CO2 inhalation in newborn and adult rats; Experimental Physiology
Theophylline transfer between blood and brain in neonatal and adult rats; Australian Physiological and Pharmacological Society

Research Projects

HPLC (High Performance Liquid Chromatograph); National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Protective Effects of Metal Chelating Agents on the Survival of Motorneurons Under Conditions of Oxidative and Excitotoxic Stress.; Motor Neurone Disease Research Australia (MNDRA)

Research Candidate Supervision

Transfer mechanisms into the developing brain