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Researcher: Ziebell, JM (Dr Jenna Ziebell)

Fields of Research

Central Nervous System
Cellular Nervous System
Autonomic Nervous System
Health Promotion
Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
Nutrition and Dietetics
Systems Physiology

Research Objectives

Nervous System and Disorders
Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing
Health Education and Promotion
Digestive System Disorders
Injury Control
Preventive Medicine

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Ablation of D1 dopamine receptor-expressing cells generates mice with seizures, dystonia, hyperactivity, and impaired oral behavior; National Academy of Sciences of The United States of America. Proceedings
Aging with a traumatic brain injury: could behavioral morbidities and endocrine symptoms be influenced by microglial priming?; Brain, Behavior, and Immunity
Aging with traumatic brain injury: effects of age at injury on behavioral outcome following diffuse brain injury in rats; Developmental neuroscience
Animal models of mild and severe TBI: what have we learned in the past 30 years?; Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury. Challenges and Developments
Attenuated neurological deficit, cell death and lesion volume in Fas-mutant mice is associated with altered neuroinflammation following traumatic brain injury; Brain research
Can mature ľage non-traditional students succeed in an online Bachelor of Dementia Care program?; International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) World Congress, San Francisco
Commentary on Kamper et. al., juvenile traumatic brain injury evolves into a chronic brain disorder: The challenges in longitudinal studies of juvenile traumatic brain injury; Experimental Neurology
Deficiency of the chemokine receptor CXCR2 attenuates neutrophil infiltration and cortical damage following closed head injury; Neurobiology of Disease
Experimental diffuse brain injury results in regional alteration of gross vascular morphology independent of neuropathology; Brain Injury
Impact Acceleration Model of Diffuse Traumatic Brain Injury; Methods in Molecular Biology, Volume 1462, Injury Models of the Central Nervous System
Involvement of Pro- and Anti-Inflammatory Cytokines and Chemokines in the Pathophysiology of Traumatic Brain Injury; Neurotherapeutics
Late-life environmental enrichment preserves short-term memory and may attenuate microglia in male APP/PS1 mice; Neuroscience
Meeting the challenge of designing and delivering an entry level unit of study to engage and inspire adult learners in online neuroscience education in a Bachelor of Dementia Care; 8th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
Microglia in Experimental Brain Injury: Implications on Neuronal Injury and Circuit Remodeling; Brain Neurotrauma: Molecular, Neuropsychological, and Rehabilitation Aspects
Microglia: dismantling and rebuilding circuits after acute neurological injury; Metabolic Brain Disease
Models of rodent cortical traumatic brain injury; Neuromethods
Modulation of the immune response by head injury; New insights into neuroimmune biology
Morphological and genetic activation of microglia after diffuse traumatic brain injury in the rat; Neuroscience: An International Journal
Nogo presence is inversely associated with shifts in cortical microglial morphology following experimental diffuse brain injury; Neuroscience
Primer for immunohistochemistry on cryosectioned rat brain tissue: example staining for microglia and neurons; Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE
Rod microglia and their role in neurological diseases; Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology
Rod Microglia: A Morphological Definition; PLoS One
Rod microglia: elongation, alignment, and coupling to form trains across the somatosensory cortex after experimental diffuse brain injury; Journal of neuroinflammation
Role of CCL2 (MCP-1) in traumatic brain injury (TBI): evidence from severe TBI patients and CCL2/ mice; Journal of cerebral blood flow and metabolism : official journal of the International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism
Substance P-induced changes in cell genesis following diffuse traumatic brain injury; Neuroscience: An International Journal
The complexity of neuroinflammation consequent to traumatic brain injury: from research evidence to potential treatments; Acta Neuropathologica

Research Projects

Can microglia priming influence neurodegeneration?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Could gut microbiota influence cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease?; uBiome, Inc. (uBiome)
How do microglia-synapse dynamics change with Alzheimer's disease?; Dementia Australia Research Foundation Ltd (DARF)
Microglia: Does their role in synaptic remodelling change with age?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision