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Researcher: Musgrove, RE (Dr Ruth Musgrove)

Fields of Research

Central nervous system
Neurology and neuromuscular diseases
Cellular nervous system
Cell metabolism
Basic pharmacology

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Expanding knowledge in the chemical sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

α-Synuclein protects neurons from apoptosis downstream of free-radical production through modulation of the MAPK signalling pathway; Neurotoxicity Research
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 upregulation is a neuroprotective response of dopaminergic and cortical neurons; Australian Society for Medical Research
Axonopathy and cytoskeletal disruption in degenerative diseases of the central nervous system ; Brain Research Bulletin
Microfluidic investigation of excitotoxin induced ALS-like axonal degeneration; 20th Symposium on ALS/MND
Neuroprotective upregulation of endogenous alpha-synuclein precedes ubiquitination in cultured dopaminergic neurons ; Neurotoxicity Research
The metabolomics of alpha-synuclein (SNCA) gene deletion and mutation in mouse brain; Metabolomics
The pathologic outcomes and efficacy of epothilone treatment following traumatic brain injury is determined by age; Neurobiology of Aging

Research Projects

Glia and the progression of Parkinson's disease: Bystanders or villains?; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Cannabinoids in cellular models of Concussion and Neurodegenerative disease

Research Candidate Supervision