The following is a list of Books, Book Chapters and Journal Articles from our staff members and students - for the last few years. They are listed in the year of publication, in 'title' alphabetical order, and give an interesting view of our Department's differing focuses, and how these focuses have changed over the years.

Year of Publication:  2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2008 - 2007 - 2006 - 2005




Penko D, Rojas-Canales D, Mohanasundaram D, Peiris HS, Sun WY, Drogemuller CJ, Coates PTH, Bonder CS and Jessup CF: Endothelial progenitor cells influence islet engraftment and beta cell function. Cell Transplantation, In Press

Peiris HS, Bonder CS, Keating DJ, Coates PTH and Jessup CF: The beta cell/EC axis: how do islet cells and endothelial cells talk to each other? Diabetes, 63(1):3-11

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Hughes A, Mohanasundaram D, Kireta S, Jessup CF, Drogemuller CJ and Coates PTH: An insulin-like growth factor-II (IGF-II) anti-apoptotic strategy improves islet cell survival for transplantation. Transplantation, 95(5):671-678

Appleby SL, Jessup CF, Mortimer LA, Kirk K, Brereton HM, Coster DJ, Tan CK and Williams KA: Expression of an anti-CD4 single chain antibody fragment from the donor cornea can prolong corneal allograft survival in inbred rats. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 97(1):101-5

Camprubi-Robles M, Mair N, Andratsch M, Benetti C, Beroukas D, Rukwied R, Langeslag M, Proia R, Schmelz M, Ferrer-Montiel A, Haberberger R and Kress M: Sphingosine-1-phosphate induced nociceptor excitation and ongoing pain behaviour in mice and humans is largely mediated by S1P3 receptor. Journal of Neuroscience, 33(6):2582-2592

Bradnam L and Barry CM: The role of the trigeminal sensory nuclear complex in the pathophysiology of cranio-cervical dystonia. Journal of Neuroscience, 33(47):18358-67

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Kao SC-H, Armstrong N, Condon B, Griggs K, McCaughan B, Maltby S, Wilson A, Henderson DW, Klebe S: Aquaporin 1 is an independent prognostic factor in pleural malignant mesothelioma. Cancer, 118:2952-2961

Colella AD, Chegenii N, Tea MN, Gibbins IL, Williams KA, Chataway TK: Comparison of Stain-Free gels with traditional immunoblot loading control methodology. Analytical Biochemistry, 430(2):108-10

Barry CM, van den Heuvel C, Helps S and Vink R: Cushing's mechanism maintains cerebral perfusion pressure in experimental subarachnoid haemorrhage. Neuroscience Letters, 529(1):92-96

Barry CM, Turner R, Corrigan F and Vink R: New therapeutic approaches to subarachnoid hemorrhage. Expert Opinion On Investigational Drugs, 21(6):845-859

Glenn D, Patel F, Kutelieh S, Robbins J, Smigiel H, Wilson A: Perceptions of optimal conditions for teaching and learning: a case study from Flinders University. Higher Education Research & Development; 31:201-215

Gibbins IL: Peripheral Autonomic Pathways. In The Human Nervous System, JK Mai & G Paxinos, eds. London, UK. Academic Press, pp141-18

Sun Y, Lim Y, Li F, Liu S, Lu JJ, Haberberger R, Zhong JH, Zhou XF (2012) ProBDNF collapses neurite outgrowth of primary neurons by activating RhoA. PLoS One, 7(4):e35883

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Park K, Haberberger RV, Gordon T, Jackson M: Anti-muscarinic 3 receptor antibodies in primary Sjögren’s syndrome inhibit colon motility and depress gastrointestinal cholinergic neurotransmission. Arthritis & Rheumatism, 63(5):1426-34

Bastian I, Tam Tam S, Zhou XF, Kazeneadel J, Van der Hoek M, Michael MZ, Gibbins I, Haberberger RV: Differential expression of microRNA-1 in dorsal root ganglion neurons. Histochem Cell Biol. 135(1):37-45

Cordts F, Pitson S, Tabeling C, Gibbins I, Moffat DF, Jersmann H, Hodge S, Haberberger RV: Expression profile of the sphingosine kinase signalling system in the lung of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Life Sciences, 89(21-22):806-11

Mair N, Benetti C, Andratsch M, Leitner MG, Constantin CE, Camprubí-Robles M, Quarta S, Biasio W, Kuner R, Gibbins IL, Kress M, Haberberger RV: Genetic evidence for involvement of neuronally expressed S1P1 receptor in nociceptor sensitization and inflammatory pain. PLoS One, 6(2):e17268

Tam Tam S, Bastian I, Zhou XF, Van der Hoek M, Michael M, Gibbins I, Haberberger RV: MicroRNA-143 expression in dorsal root ganglion neurons. Cell & Tissue Research, 346(2):163-73

Clarke JN, Anderson RL, Haberberger RV and Gibbins IL: Non-peptidergic small diameter primary afferents expressing VGluT2 project to lamina I of mouse spinal dorsal horn. Molecular Pain, 7:95

Yuan SY, Gibbins IL, Zagorodnyuk VP, Morris JL: Sacro-lumbar Intersegmental Spinal Reflex in Autonomic Pathways Mediating Female Sexual Function. J Sex Med  [Epub ahead of print]

Vilimas PI, Yuan SY, Haberberger RV, Gibbins IL: Sensory Innervation of the External Genital Tract of Female Guinea Pigs and Mice. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 8(7):1985-95

Schirmer S, Eckhardt I, Klein J, Lau H, DeGraaf Y, Lips KS, Pineau C, Gibbins IL, Kummer W, Meinhardt A, Haberberger RV: The cholinergic system in rat testis is of non-neuronal origin. Reproduction, 142(1):157-66

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Wilson AJ, Carati CJ, Gannon BJ, Haberberger R, Chataway TK: Aquaporin-1 in blood vessels of rat circumventricular organs. Cell Tissue Res., 340(1):159-68

Gibbins IL: Imagined Worlds; Neuroscience and Poetry (essay with poems). Challenging the Divide - Approaches to Science and Poetry, E Jolly, Lythrum Press, pp 56-63

Gibbins IL: Letter to Nature, 21st January 2010 (poem). Newcastle Poetry Prize 2010

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Klein MK, Haberberger RV, Hartmann P, Faulhammer P, Lips KS, Krain B, Wess J, Kummer W, König P: Muscarinic receptor subtypes in cilia-driven transport and airway epithelial development. Eur Resp J, 33(5):1113-21

Morris JL, Gibbins IL: Postganglionic Neurotransmitter, in Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, eds Binder MD, Hirokawa N, Windhorst U, Springer, Berlin - Heidelberg, Part 16, pp 3202 - 3207 (DOI 10.1007/978-3-540-29678-2_4695)

Haberberger RV, Tabeling C, Runciman S, Gutbier B, Konig P, Andratsch M, Schutte H, Suttrop N, Gibbins I, Witzenrath M: Role of sphingosine kinase 1 in allergen-induced pulmonary vascular remodeling and hyperresponsiveness. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 124(5):933-41

Jositsch G, Papadakis T, Haberberger RV, Wolff M, Wess J, Kummer W:Suitability of muscarinic acetylcholine receptor antibodies for immunohistochemistry evaluated on tissue sections of receptor gene-deficient mice. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol. 379(4):389-95



Ruthenbeck GS, Carati CJ, Gibbins IL, Reynolds KJ: A virtual reality 3D jigsaw for teaching anatomy. Stud Health Technol Inform, 132:436-8

Blessing WW & Gibbins IL: Autonomic Nervous system. Scholarpedia, 3(7):2787

Gibbins IL: Essay: "body, brain and the new science of communication: turns of phrase, figures of speech"; Australian Book Review / Flinders University 2007 Annual Public Lecture. Australian Book Review, 301:54-58

Kindt F, Wiegand S, Niemeier V, Kupfer J, Löser C, Nilles M, Kurzen H, Kummer W, Gieler U, Haberberger RV: Reduced expression of nicotinic alpha 3, 7, 9 and 10 subunits in lesional and non-lesional atopic dermatitis skin but enhanced expression of alpha 3 and 5 subunits in mast cells. Br J Dermatol, 159(4):847-57

Ahlbrecht K, Schmitz J, Schwarz C, Seay U, Mitnacht-Kraus R, Gaumann A, Haberberger RV, Herold S, Breier G, Grimminger F, Seeger W, Voswinckel R: Spatiotemporal expression of flk-1 in pulmonary epithelial cells during lung development. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol, 39:163-70

Gibbins IL: “The B-word”: Review of Mirroring People: The new science of how we connect with others by Marco Iacoboni; The Meaning of the Body: Aesthetics and human understanding by Mark Johnson; The Stuff of Thought: Language as a window into human nature by Stephen Pinker; and Mirrors in the Brain: How our minds share actions, emotions and experience by Giacomo Rizzolatti and Corrado Sinigaglia. Australian Book Review, 306:46-47

Lewis PJ, Doherty GP and Clarke JN: Transcription factor dynamics. Microbiology, 154(7):1837-1844

Kress M, Karasek J, Ferrer-Montiel A, Scherbakov N, Haberberger RV: TRPC channels and diacylglycerol dependent calcium signaling in rat sensory neurons. Histochem Cell Biol, 130(4):655-67



Lips KS, Luhrmann A, Tschernig T, Stoeger T, Alessandrini F, Grau V, Haberberger RV, Koepsell H, Pabst R, Kummer W: Down-regulation of the non-neuronal acetylcholine synthesis and release machinery in acute allergic airway inflammation of rat and mouse. Life Sci. 80(24-25):2263-9

Gibbins IL: “Eco-futures”: Review of: How a Continent Created a Nation by Libby Robin. UNSW Press, in Australian Book Review, 290, 23

Kindt F, Wiegand S, Loser C, Nilles M, Niemeier V, Hsu SY, Steinhoff M, Kummer W, Gieler U, Haberberger RV: Intermedin: a skin peptide that is downregulated in atopic dermatitis. J Invest Dermatol. 127(3):605-13

van Wijngaarden P, Brereton HM, Gibbins IL, Coster DJ, Williams KA: Kinetics of strain-dependent differential gene expression in oxygen-induced retinopathy in the rat. Experimental Eye Research 85: 508-517

Zagorodnyuk VP, Gibbins IL, Costa M, Brookes SJH, Gregory SJ: Properties of the major classes of mechanoreceptors in the guinea pig bladder. Journal of Physiology 585: 147-163

Gibbins IL: “The Knowing People”: Review of: The Evolution Revolution: Design without Intelligence by Ken McNamara and John Long, MUP, in Australian Book Review, 293: 18-19

Gibbins IL: ”With the Body in Mind”, FMC: first public performance of WBM and XCN , electronic music specially composed for the ”With Body in Mind” event; first public reading of poem sequence: After Vesalius



Torsney C, Anderson RL, Ryce-Paul KA, MacDermott AB: Characterization of sensory neuron subpopulations selectively expressing green fluorescent protein in phosphodiesterase 1C BAC transgenic mice. Molecular Pain 8;2:17 

Seymour RS, Runciman S, Baudinette RV: Development of maximum metabolic rate and pulmonary diffusing capacity in the superprecocial Australian Brush Turkey Alectura lathami: An allometric and morphometric study. Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol. E-publication, doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2006.03.018

Haberberger RV, Schultheiss G, Diener M: Epithelial muscarinic M(1) receptors contribute to carbachol-induced ion secretion in mouse colon. Eur J Pharmacol. 530 :229-233

Engelman HS, Anderson RL, Daniele C, Macdermott AB: Presynaptic alpha-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid (AMPA) receptors modulate release of inhibitory amino acids in rat spinal cord dorsal horn. Neuroscience 139(2):539-553

Lipset J, Tamblyn M, Madigan K, Roberts P, Cool J C, Runciman SIC, McMillen IC, Robinson J, Owens JA: Restricted fetal growth and lung development: a morphometric analysis of pulmonary structure. Pediatr.Pulmonol. 41: 1138-1145

Kummer W, Wiegand S, Akinci S, Wessler I, Schinkel AH, Wess J, Koepsell H, Haberberger RV, Lips KS: Role of acetylcholine and polyspecific cation transporters in serotonin-induced bronchoconstriction in the mouse. Respir Res. 7:65

Groth M, Helbig T, Grau V, Kummer W, Haberberger RV: Spinal afferent neurons projecting to the rat lung and pleura express acid sensitive channels. Respir Res. 7(1):96

Plato M, Kummer W, Haberberger RV: Structural and neurochemical comparison of vagal and spinal afferent neurons projecting to the rat lung. Neurosci Lett. 395:215-219

Gibbins IL, Morris JL: Structure of peripheral synapses: autonomic ganglia. Cell Tissue Research 326(2):205-220



Lang PM, Burgstahler R, Haberberger RV, Sippel W, Grafe P: A conus peptide blocks nicotinic receptors of unmyelinated axons in human nerves. Neuroreport 16:479-83

Pfaff M, Powaga N, Akinci S, Schuetz W, Banno Y, Wiegand S, Kummer W, Wess J, Haberberger RV: Activation of the SPHK/S1P signalling pathway is coupled to muscarinic receptor-dependent regulation of peripheral airways. Respir Res. 6:48

Runciman S, Seymour RS, Baudinette RV, Pearson JT: An allometric study of lung morphology during development in the Australian pelican, Pelecanus conspicillatus, from embryo to adult. Journal of Anatomy 207:365-380

Sequiera IM, Haberberger RV, Kummer W: Atrial and ventricular rat coronary arteries are differently supplied by noradrenergic, cholinergic and nitrergic, but not sensory nerve fibres. Ann Anat. 187:345-55

Chang CL, Roh J, Park IL, Klein C, Cushman N, Haberberger RV, Hsu SY: Intermedin (IMD) functions as a pituitary paracrine factor regulating prolactin release. Mol Endocrinol 19:2824-38

Morris JL, Konig P, Shimizu T, Jobling P, Gibbins IL: Most peptide-containing sensory neurons lack proteins for exocytotic release and vesicular transport of glutamate. J Comp Neurol. 483(1):1-16 (with cover photograph)

Morris JL, Gibbins IL, Jobling P: Post-stimulus potentiation of transmission in pelvic ganglia enhances sympathetic dilation of guinea-pig uterine artery in vitro. J Physiol. 566:189-203 (with perspectives article by W Janig, 566:1-2)

van Wijngaarden P, Coster DJ, Brereton HM, Gibbins IL, Williams KA: Strain-dependent differences in oxygen-induced retinopathy in the inbred rat. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 46(4):1445-52

Lunam CA: The anatomy and innervation of the chicken beak: effects of trimming and retrimming. p 51-68. In: Poultry Welfare Issues-Beak Trimming. Nottingham University Press, England. Ed by PC Glatz