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Researcher: Caruso, V (Dr Vanni Caruso)

Fields of Research

Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences
Analytical biochemistry
Pharmaceutical sciences
Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Behavioural neuroscience
Central nervous system
Basic pharmacology
Cell neurochemistry
Signal transduction
Cell metabolism
Health services and systems
Infectious diseases
Exercise physiology
Sports science and exercise
Gastroenterology and hepatology

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Other health
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Expanding knowledge in psychology
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Higher education
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Expanding knowledge in the mathematical sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Asperuloside enhances taste perception and prevents weight gain in high-fat fed mice; Frontiers in Endocrinology
Can early exercise ameliorate the detrimental impact of maternal obesity on offspring?
Can voluntary exercise improve renal changes in offspring induced by maternal obesity
Can voluntary exercise in rat offspring reverse renal changes caused by maternal obesity ?; 10th World Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD 2017)
Early exercise intervention ameliorates the detrimental impact of maternal obesity; Obesity Research & Clinical Practice
Early hypothalamic FTO overexpression in response to maternal obesity--potential contribution to postweaning hyperphagia; PloS one
Effects of maternal obesity on offspring are exacerbated by overnutrition in adulthood and ameliorated by early exercise intervention; Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease
Emerging therapeutic potential of the iridoid molecule, asperuloside: A snapshot of its underlying molecular mechanisms; Chemico-Biological Interactions
Interprofessional education for pre-clinical medicine, paramedicine and pharmacy students; Medical Education
Late-Onset Exercise in Female Rat Offspring Ameliorates the Detrimental Metabolic Impact of Maternal Obesity; Endocrinology
Learning together: The paramedic, pharmacy and medical student experience of interprofessional education; PAIC 2019
Maternal Cigarette Smoke Exposure Contributes to Glucose Intolerance and Decreased Brain Insulin Action in Mice Offspring Independent of Maternal Diet; PL o S One
Melanocortin receptors; IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY
Metabolic changes induced by purinergic signaling: Role in food intake
Mobile medical applications for dosage recommendation, drug adverse reaction, and drug interaction; Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science
mRNA GPR162 changes are associated with decreased food intake in rat, and its human genetic variants with impairments in glucose homeostasis in two Swedish cohorts; Gene: An International Journal Focusing on Gene Cloning and Gene Structure and Function
Natural products in the management of obesity: Fundamental mechanisms and pharmacotherapy; South African Journal of Botany
Prolactin-releasing peptide receptor; IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY
Short term exercise ameliorates metabolic impact of maternal obesity in offspring; Obesity Research & Clinical Practice
Synaptic changes induced by melanocortin signalling; Nature Reviews Neuroscience
The Beneficial Effects of Early Short-Term Exercise in the Offspring of Obese Mothers are Accompanied by Alterations in the Hypothalamic Gene Expression of Appetite Regulators and FTO (Fat Mass and Obesity Associated) Gene; Journal of Neuroendocrinology
The G protein-coupled receptor GPR162 is widely distributed in the CNS and highly expressed in the hypothalamus and in hedonic feeding areas; Gene
The Orphan G Protein-Coupled Receptor Gene GPR178 Is Evolutionary Conserved and Altered in Response to Acute Changes in Food Intake; PLoS One
Time is overestimated in obesity: a cohort study; Journal of Health Psychology

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision