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Recent Research Publications


The following is a selection of our members' recent research publications (members noted in bold). The impact factors were current at the time of addition to this page.


Journal Articles


Impact Factor: 41.456
Osteen JD, Herzig V, Gilchrist J, Emrick JJ, Zhang C, Wang X, Castro J, Garcia-Caraballo S, Grundy L, Rychkov GY, Weyer AD, Dekan Z, Undheim EAB, Alewood P, Stucky CL, Brierley SM, Basbaum AI, Bosmans F, King GF, Julius D (2016) Subtype-selective spider toxins implicate Nav1.1 voltage-gated sodium channels in mechanical pain. Nature, 534(7608):494-9.


Molecular Psychiatry
Impact Factor: 14.5
Rogers GB, Keating DJ, Young RL, Wong ML, Licinio J, Wesselingh S (2016) From gut dysbiosis to altered brain function and mental illness: mechanisms and pathways. Mol Psychiatry, 21(6):738-48.


PloS Genetics
Impact Factor: 7.5

Peiris H, Duffield MD, Fadista J, Jessup CF, Kashmir V, Genders AJ, McGee SL, Martin AM, Saiedi M, Morton N, Carter R, Cousin MA, Kokotos AC, Oskolkov N, Volkov P, Hough TA, Fisher EM, Tybulewicz VL, Busciglio J, Coskun PE, Becker A, Belichenko PV, Mobley WC, Ryan MT, Chan JY, Laybutt DR, Coates PT, Yang S, Ling C, Groop L, Pritchard MA, Keating DJ (2016) A Syntenic Cross Species Aneuploidy Genetic Screen Links RCAN1 Expression to β-Cell Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Type 2 Diabetes. PLoS Genet, 12(5):e1006033.


Impact Factor: 7.483

Appleton SL, Vakulin A, Martin SA, Lang CJ, Wittert GA, Taylor AW, McEvoy RD, Antic NA, Catcheside PG, Adams RJ (2016) Hypertension Is Associated With Undiagnosed OSA During Rapid Eye Movement Sleep. Chest, 150(3):495-505.


Sleep Medicine Reviews
Impact Factor: 6.53

Sweetman AM, Lack LC, Catcheside PG, Antic NA, Chai-Coetzer CL, Smith SS, Douglas JA, McEvoy RD (In press) Developing a successful treatment for co-morbid insomnia and sleep apnoea. Sleep Med Rev, (Epub ahead of print - doi: 10.1016/j.smrv.2016.04.004), Review.

Micic G, Lovato N, Gradisar M, Burgess HJ, Ferguson SA, Lack L (2016) The etiology of delayed sleep phase disorder. Sleep Med Rev, 27:29-38.


Impact Factor: 6.07

Coleman MA, Jessup CF, Bridge JA, Overgaard NH, Penko D, Walters S, Borg DJ, Galea R, Forbes JM, Thomas R, Coates PT, Grey ST, Wells JW, Steptoe RJ (In press) Antigen-encoding bone marrow terminates islet-directed memory CD8+ T-cell responses to alleviate islet transplant rejection. Diabetes (Epub ahead of print - pii: db151418).


Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular Cell Research
Impact Factor: 5.128

Ali ES, Hua J, Wilson C, Tallis GA, Zhou FH, Rychkov G and Barritt GJ (2016) The GLP-1 analogue exendin-4 reverses inhibited SOCE in steatotic hepatocytes. BBA - Mol Cell Res, 1863(9):2135-46.


Antiviral Research
Impact Factor: 4.909

Ali ES, Rajapaksha H, Carr JM and Petrovsky N (2016) Norovirus drug candidates that inhibit viral capsid attachment to human histo-blood group antigens. Antiviral Res, 133:14-22.


Brain Stimulation
Impact Factor: 4.793

Chothia M, Doeltgen S, Bradnam LV (2016) Anodal Cerebellar Direct Current Stimulation Reduces Facilitation of Propriospinal Neurons in Healthy Humans. Brain Stimul, 9(3):364-71.


Journal of Cell Science
Impact Factor: 4.706

Matusica D, Alfonsi F, Turner BJ, Butler TJ, Shepheard SR, Rogers ML, Skeldal S, Underwood CK, Mangelsdorf M, Coulson EJ (2016) Inhibition of motor neuron death in vitro and in vivo by a p75 neurotrophin receptor intracellular domain fragment. J Cell Sci, 129(3):517-30.


Journal of Neurochemistry
Impact Factor: 4.2

Mackenzie KD, Lumsden AL, Guo F, Duffield MD, Chataway T, Lim Y, Zhou XF, Keating DJ (2016) Huntingtin-associated protein-1 is a synapsin I-binding protein regulating synaptic vesicle exocytosis and synapsin I trafficking. J Neurochem, 138(5):710-21.

European Journal of Neurology
Impact Factor: 3.956

Doeltgen SH, Omari TI (2016) Correlating stroke lesion location with clinical outcomes–an example from deglutition research. Eur J Neurol, 23(7):1139-40.


Journal of Biophotonics
Impact Factor: 3.818

Arkwright JW, Underhill ID, Dodds KN, Brookes SJH, Costa M, Spencer NJ & Dinning PG (2016) A composite fibre optic catheter for monitoring peristaltic transit of an intra-luminal bead. J Biophotonics, 9(3):305-10


Journal of Cellular Physiology
Impact Factor: 3.8

Raghupathi R, Jessup CF, Lumsden AL, Keating DJ (2016) Fusion Pore Size Limits 5-HT Release From Single Enterochromaffin Cell Vesicles. J Cell Physiol, 231(7):1593-600.


Clinical Neurophysiology
Impact Factor: 3.426

Fitzgibbon SP, DeLosAngeles D, Lewis TW, Powers DM, Grummett TS, Whitham EM, Ward LM, Willoughby JO, Pope KJ (2016) Automatic determination of EMG-contaminated components and validation of independent component analysis using EEG during pharmacologic paralysis. Clin  Neurophysiol, 127(3):1781-93


Chronobiology International
Impact Factor: 3.343

Lovato N, Micic G, Gradisar M, Ferguson SA, Burgess HJ, Kennaway DJ, Lack L (2016) Can the circadian phase be estimated from self-reported sleep timing in patients with Delayed Sleep Wake Phase Disorder to guide timing of chronobiologic treatment? Chronobiol Int, (Epub ahead of print).


American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology
Impact Factor: 3.297

Doeltgen S, Omari TI, Savilampi J (2016) Remifentanil alters sensory neuromodulation of swallowing in healthy volunteers: Quantification by a novel pressure-impedance analysis. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol, 310:G1176–G1182.


Impact Factor: 3.078

Adams RJ, Appleton SL, Vakulin A, Lang C, Martin SA, Taylor AW, McEvoy RD, Antic NA, Catcheside PG, Wittert GA (2016) Association of daytime sleepiness with obstructive sleep apnoea and comorbidities varies by sleepiness definition in a population cohort of men. Respirology, 21(7):1314-21.


Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Impact Factor: 3.045

Appleton SL, Vakulin A, Wittert GA, Martin SA, Grant JF, Taylor AW, McEvoy RD, Antic NA, Catcheside PG, Adams RJ (2016) The association of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and nocturnal hypoxemia with the development of abnormal HbA1c in a population cohort of men without diabetes. Diabetes Res Clin Pract, 114:151-9.


Impact Factor: 2.429

Doeltgen SH, Young J, Bradnam LV (2016) Anodal Direct Current Stimulation of the Cerebellum Reduces Cerebellar Brain Inhibition but Does Not Influence Afferent Input from the Hand or Face in Healthy Adults. Cerebellum, 15(4):466-74.


Journal of Biological Rhythms
Impact Factor: 2.38

Micic G, Lovato N, Gradisar M, Burgess HJ, Ferguson SA, Lack L (2016) Circadian Melatonin and Temperature Taus in Delayed Sleep-wake Phase Disorder and Non-24-hour Sleep-wake Rhythm Disorder Patients: An Ultradian Constant Routine Study. J Biol Rhythms, 31(4):387-405.


Impact Factor: 2.187

Martin SA, Appleton SL, Adams RJ, Taylor AW, Catcheside PG, Vakulin A, McEvoy RD, Antic NA, Wittert GA (In Press) Nocturia, Other Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and Sleep Dysfunction in a Community-Dwelling Cohort of Men. Urology (Epub ahead of print - doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2016.06.022).


European Journal of Sport Science
Impact Factor: 1.785

Van Ryswyk E, Weeks R, Bandick L, O'Keefe M, Vakulin A, Catcheside P, Barger L, Potter A, Poulos N, Wallace J, Antic NA (In press) A novel sleep optimisation programme to improve athletes' well-being and performance. Eur J Sport Sci, (Epub ahead of print).


International Journal of Otolaryngology
Impact Factor: 1.62

Omari TI, Savilampi J, Kokkin M, Schar M, Lamvik K, Doeltgen SH, Cock C (2016) The Reliability of Pharyngeal High Resolution Manometry with Impedance for Derivation of Measures of Swallowing Function in Healthy Volunteers. Int J Otolaryngol, 2016:2718482.


Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
Impact Factor: 1.56

Ng JR, Aiyappan V, Mercer J, Catcheside PG, Chai-Coetzer CL, McEvoy RD, Antic N (2016) Choosing an Oronasal Mask to Deliver Continuous Positive Airway Pressure May Cause More Upper Airway Obstruction or Lead to Higher Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Requirements than a Nasal Mask in Some Patients: A Case Series. J Clin Sleep Med, 12(9):1227-32


Books & Book Chapters

Brierley S, Costa M, Eds. The Enteric Nervous System: 30 Years On. Switzerland: Springer, 2016

Dinning PG, Costa M and Brookes SJH (2015) Chapter 100. Sensory and Motor Function of the Colon. In: Feldman M, Friedman LS, and Brandt LJ, Eds. Sleisenger & Fordtrans’ Gastrointestinal & Liver Disease 10th Edition, Philadelphia: Saunders; 2015, pp 1696-1712

Hidayat E, Medvede A and Nordström K (2015) “Identification of the Reichardt Elementary Motion Detector Model”, In Advances in experimental medicine and biology; Signal and Image Analysis for Biomedical and Life Sciences, Eds: C Sun, T Bednarz, TD Pham, P Vallotton and D Wang, Springer Verlag, 01/2015; 823:83-105


Rogers M-L (2014) Neurotrophic therapy for motorneuron disease. In Handbook of Neurotoxicity (ed R Kostrzewa, T Archer, J Segura-Aguilar, G Guillemin, X-F Zhou and D Quinones). Springer Publishing, London, pp1755-1773

Duffield M, Raghupathi R and Keating D (2014) Carbon-Fiber Amperometry in the Study of Exocytosis. In Peter Thorn, ed. Exocytosis Methods. New York: Humana Press: Springer, pp39-54

Wright H and Lack L (2014) Epworth Sleepiness Scale. In Michalos, Alex C, ed. Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research. Berlin, Germany: Springer, pp1950-1952


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