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Book Chapters

Catts VS; Catts SV, 2010, 'Psychotomimetic effects of pcp, lsd, and ecstasy: Pharmacological models of schizophrenia?', in Secondary Schizophrenia, pp. 141 - 168,

Journal articles

Finkel D; Gatz M; Franz CE; Catts VS; Christensen K; Kremen W; Nygaard M; Plassman BL; Sachdev PS; Whitfield K; Pedersen NL, 2024, 'Age and Sex Differences in the Genetic Architecture of Measures of Subjective Health: Relationships With Physical Health, Depressive Symptoms, and Episodic Memory', Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 79,

Assary E; Coleman J; Hemani G; van Der Veijer M; Howe L; Palviainen T; Grasby K; Ahlskog R; Nygaard M; Cheesman R; Lim K; Reynolds C; Ordoñana J; Colodro-Conde L; Gordon S; Madrid-Valero J; Thalamuthu A; Hottenga J-J; Mengel-From J; Armstrong NJ; Sachdev P; Lee T; Brodaty H; Trollor J; Wright M; Ames D; Catts V; Latvala A; Vuoksimaa E; Mallard T; Harden K; Tucker-Drob E; Oskarsson S; Hammond C; Christensen K; Taylor M; Lundström S; Larsson H; Karlsson R; Pedersen N; Mather K; Medland S; Boomsma D; Martin N; Plomin R; Bartels M; Lichtenstein P; Kaprio J; Eley T; Davies N; Munroe P; Keers R, 2024, 'Genetics of environmental sensitivity to psychiatric and neurodevelopmental phenotypes: evidence from GWAS of monozygotic twins.', Res Sq,

Kanchibhotla SC; Mather KA; Armstrong NJ; Ciobanu LG; Baune BT; Catts VS; Schofield PR; Trollor JN; Ames D; Sachdev PS; Thalamuthu A, 2024, 'Heritability of Gene Expression Measured from Peripheral Blood in Older Adults', Genes, 15,

Saks DG; Bajorek B; Catts VS; Bentvelzen AC; Jiang J; Wen W; Mather KA; Thalamuthu A; Huang-Lung J; Nivison-Smith L; Griffiths LR; Smith RA; Sexton A; James P; Jayasena T; Poljak A; Hansra GK; Hosoki S; Park A; Hillenbrand CM; van Wijngaarden P; Chander RJ; Humphrey S; Chen R; Kochan NA; Helman TJ; Levi C; Brodtmann A; O'Sullivan MJ; Markus R; Butcher K; Parsons M; Kovacic JC; Sachdev PS, 2024, 'The protocol for an observational Australian cohort study of CADASIL: The AusCADASIL study', Cerebral Circulation - Cognition and Behavior, 6,

Matison AP; Thalamuthu A; Flood VM; Trollor JN; Catts VS; Wright MJ; Ames D; Brodaty H; Sachdev PS; Reppermund S; Mather KA, 2023, 'Genetic and environmental influences on fruit and vegetable consumption and depression in older adults', BMC Geriatrics, 23, pp. 67,

Hosoki S; Hansra GK; Jayasena T; Poljak A; Mather KA; Catts VS; Rust R; Sagare A; Kovacic JC; Brodtmann A; Wallin A; Zlokovic BV; Ihara M; Sachdev PS, 2023, 'Molecular biomarkers for vascular cognitive impairment and dementia', Nature Reviews Neurology, 19, pp. 737 - 753,

Luczak SE; Beam CR; Pahlen S; Lynch M; Pilgrim M; Reynolds CA; Panizzon MS; Catts VS; Christensen K; Finkel D; Franz CE; Kremen WS; Lee T; McGue M; Nygaard M; Plassman BL; Whitfield KE; Pedersen NL; Gatz M, 2023, 'Remember this: Age moderation of genetic and environmental contributions to verbal episodic memory from midlife through late adulthood', Intelligence, 99,

Truong QC; Numbers K; Choo CC; Bentvelzen AC; Catts VS; Cervin M; Jorm AF; Kochan NA; Brodaty H; Sachdev PS; Medvedev ON, 2023, 'Establishing conversion of the 16-item Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly scores into interval-level data across multiple samples using Rasch methodology', Psychogeriatrics, 23, pp. 411 - 421,

Selwood AE; Catts VS; Numbers K; Lee T; Thalamuthu A; Wright MJ; Sachdev PS, 2023, 'The Heritability of Subjective Cognitive Complaints in Older Australian Twins.', Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 92, pp. 1015 - 1026,

Jefferis J; Pelecanos A; Catts V; Mallett A, 2022, 'The Heritability of Kidney Function Using an Older Australian Twin Population', Kidney International Reports, 7, pp. 1819 - 1830,

Finkel D; Zavala C; Franz CE; Pahlen S; Gatz M; Pedersen NL; Finch BK; Dahl Aslan A; Catts VS; Ericsson M; Krueger RF; Martin NG; Mohan A; Mosing MA; Prescott CA; Whitfield KE, 2022, 'Financial strain moderates genetic influences on self-rated health: support for diathesis–stress model of gene–environment interplay', Biodemography and Social Biology, 67, pp. 58 - 70,

Koncz R; Thalamuthu A; Wen W; Catts VS; Dore V; Lee T; Mather KA; Slavin MJ; Wegner EA; Jiang J; Trollor JN; Ames D; Villemagne VL; Rowe CC; Sachdev PS, 2022, 'The heritability of amyloid burden in older adults: the Older Australian Twins Study', Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 93, pp. 303 - 308,

Gustavson DE; Panizzon MS; Kremen WS; Reynolds CA; Pahlen S; Nygaard M; Wod M; Catts VS; Lee T; Gatz M; Franz CE, 2021, 'Genetic and Environmental Influences on Semantic Verbal Fluency Across Midlife and Later Life', Behavior Genetics, 51, pp. 99 - 109,

Cai HQ; Weickert TW; Catts VS; Balzan R; Galletly C; Liu D; O'Donnell M; Shannon Weickert C, 2020, 'Altered levels of immune cell adhesion molecules are associated with memory impairment in schizophrenia and healthy controls', Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 89, pp. 200 - 208,

Cai HQ; Catts VS; Webster MJ; Galletly C; Liu D; O’Donnell M; Weickert TW; Weickert CS; ODonnell M, 2020, 'Increased macrophages and changed brain endothelial cell gene expression in the frontal cortex of people with schizophrenia displaying inflammation', Molecular Psychiatry, 25, pp. 761 - 775,

Gustavson DE; Panizzon MS; Kremen WS; Reynolds CA; Nygaard M; Wod M; Catts VS; Lee T; Gatz M; Franz CE, 2020, 'Genetic and environmental influences on semantic verbal fluency across midlife and later life', Alzheimer's & Dementia, 16,

Jiang J; Thalamuthu A; Koch FC; Liu T; Xu Q; Trollor JN; Ames D; Wright MJ; Catts V; Sachdev PS; Wen W, 2019, 'Cerebral Blood Flow in Community-Based Older Twins Is Moderately Heritable: An Arterial Spin Labeling Perfusion Imaging Study', Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 11, pp. 169 - 169,

Mohan A; Thalamuthu A; Mather KA; Zhang Y; Catts VS; Weickert CS; Sachdev PS, 2018, 'Differential expression of synaptic and interneuron genes in the aging human prefrontal cortex', Neurobiology of Aging, 70, pp. 194 - 202,

Yan J; Winterford CM; Catts VS; Pat BK; Pender MP; McCombe PA; Greer JM, 2018, 'Increased constitutive activation of NF-κB p65 (RelA) in peripheral blood cells of patients with progressive multiple sclerosis', Journal of Neuroimmunology, 320, pp. 111 - 116,

Zhang Y; Catts VS; Shannon Weickert C, 2018, 'Lower antioxidant capacity in the prefrontal cortex of individuals with schizophrenia', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 52, pp. 690 - 698,

Hagihara H; Catts VS; Katayama Y; Shoji H; Takagi T; Huang FL; Nakao A; Mori Y; Huang KP; Ishii S; Graef IA; Nakayama KI; Shannon Weickert C; Miyakawa T, 2018, 'Decreased Brain pH as a Shared Endophenotype of Psychiatric Disorders', Neuropsychopharmacology, 43, pp. 459 - 468,

Tsai SY; Catts VS; Fullerton JM; Corley SM; Fillman SG; Shannon Weickert C, 2018, 'Nuclear Receptors and Neuroinflammation in Schizophrenia', Mol Neuropsychiatry, 3, pp. 181 - 191,

Boerrigter D; Weickert TW; Lenroot R; O'Donnell M; Galletly C; Liu D; Burgess M; Cadiz R; Jacomb I; Catts VS; Fillman SG; Weickert CS, 2017, 'Using blood cytokine measures to define high inflammatory biotype of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder', Journal of Neuroinflammation, 14, pp. 188,

Burgess M; Boerrigter D; Weickert T; Lenroot R; O’Donnell M; Galletly C; Liu D; Cadiz R; Jacomb I; Catts VS; Weickert CS, 2017, 'SA6. How Reliable are Peripheral Biomarkers of Inflammation in Schizophrenia?', Schizophrenia Bulletin, 43, pp. S114 - S115,

Glass LJ; Sinclair D; Boerrigter D; Naude K; Fung SJ; Brown D; Catts VS; Tooney P; O'Donnell M; Lenroot R; Galletly C; Liu D; Weickert TW; Shannon Weickert C, 2017, 'Brain antibodies in the cortex and blood of people with schizophrenia and controls', Translational Psychiatry, 7, pp. e1192 - e1192,

Shannon Weickert C; Cai H; Glass L; Webster M; Boerrigter D; Sinclair D; Catts V, 2017, '767. Evidence for Blood-Brain Barrier Disruption and Antibody Presence in Brains of People with Schizophrenia', Biological Psychiatry, 81, pp. S311 - S312,

Zhang Y; Catts VS; Sheedy D; McCrossin T; Kril JJ; Shannon Weickert C, 2016, 'Cortical grey matter volume reduction in people with schizophrenia is associated with neuro-inflammation', Translational Psychiatry, 6, pp. e982 - e982,

Fillman SG; Weickert TW; Lenroot RK; Catts SV; Bruggemann JM; Catts VS; Weickert CS, 2016, 'Elevated peripheral cytokines characterize a subgroup of people with schizophrenia displaying poor verbal fluency and reduced Broca's area volume', Molecular Psychiatry, 21, pp. 1090 - 1098,

Catts VS; Lai YL; Weickert CS; Weickert TW; Catts SV, 2016, 'A quantitative review of the postmortem evidence for decreased cortical N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor expression levels in schizophrenia: How can we link molecular abnormalities to mismatch negativity deficits?', Biological Psychology, 116, pp. 57 - 67,

, 2016, 'Speaker 1: Vibeke Catts, Australia', International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 19, pp. 36 - 36,

Catts VS; Derminio D; Hahn CG; Shannon Weickert C, 2015, 'Postsynaptic density levels of the NMDA receptor NR1 subunit and PSD-95 protein in prefrontal cortex from people with schizophrenia', npj Schizophrenia, 1, pp. 15037 - 15037,

Joshi D; Catts VS; Olaya JC; Shannon Weickert C, 2015, 'Relationship between somatostatin and death receptor expression in the orbital frontal cortex in schizophrenia: A post-mortem brain mRNA study', npj Schizophrenia, 1, pp. 14004 - 14004,

Wong J; Fillman SG; Fung SJ; Catts VS; Shannon Weickert C, 2014, 'Increased expression of astrocyte markers in schizophrenia: Association with neuroinflammation', Australian New Zealand Journal fo Psychiatry, 48, pp. 722 - 734

Fillman SG; Lenroot R; Bruggemann J; Catts V; Catts S; O'Donnell M; Shannon-Weickert C; Weickert T, 2014, 'Poster #S26 WHITE BLOOD CELL LEVELS ARE RELATED TO POOR SOCIAL FUNCTIONING AND REDUCED INSULA, AMYGDALA, AND NUCLEUS ACCUMBENS VOLUMES IN A SUBGROUP OF PEOPLE WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA', Schizophrenia Research, 153, pp. S97 - S97,

Weickert CS; Fung SJ; Catts VS; Schofield PR; Allen KM; Moore LT; Newell KA; Pellen D; Huang XF; Catts SV; Weickert TW; Schofield P, 2013, 'Molecular evidence of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor hypofunction in schizophrenia', Molecular Psychiatry, 18, pp. 1185 - 1192,

Yan J; Catts VS; Chan A; McCombe PA, 2013, 'A simple and reliable immunohistochemical method for colocalization of 2 antigens in the same cells of paraffin-embedded tissues', Applied Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Morphology, 21, pp. 471 - 477,


Catts VS; Catts SV; Jablensky A; Chandler D; Shannon Weickert C; Lavin M, 2012, 'Evidence of aberrant DNA damage response signalling but normal rates of DNA repair in dividing lymphoblasts from patients with schizophrenia.', World Journal of Biological Psychiatry, 13, pp. 114 - 125,

Catts VS; Shannon Weickert C, 2012, 'Gene expression analysis implicates a death receptor pathway in schizophrenia pathology', PLoS One, 7, pp. Article number e35511,


Colditz MJ; Catts VS; Al-Menhali N; Osborne GW; Bartlett PF; Coulson EJ, 2010, 'P75 neurotrophin receptor regulates basal and fluoxetine-stimulated hippocampal neurogenesis', Experimental Brain Research, 200, pp. 161 - 167,

Wiklund ED; Catts VS; Catts SV; Ng TF; Whitaker NJ; Brown AJ; Lutze-Mann L, 2010, 'Cytotoxic effects of antipsychotic drugs implicate cholesterol homeostasis as a novel chemotherapeutic target.', International Journal of Cancer, 126, pp. 28 - 40

Catts VS; Al-Menhali N; Burne THJ; Colditz MJ; Coulson EJ, 2008, 'The p75 neurotrophin receptor regulates hippocampal neurogenesis and related behaviours', European Journal of Neuroscience, 28, pp. 883 - 892,

Catts VS; Catts SV; O'Toole BI; Frost ADJ, 2008, 'Cancer incidence in patients with schizophrenia and their first-degree relatives - A meta-analysis', Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 117, pp. 323 - 336,

Naiker DV; Catts SV; Catts VS; Bedi KS; Bryan-Lluka LJ, 2006, 'Dose determination of haloperidol, risperidone and olanzapine using an in vivo dopamine D2-receptor occupancy method in the rat', European Journal of Pharmacology, 540, pp. 87 - 90,

Catts VS; Catts SV; Mcgrath J; Feron F; Mclean D; Coulson E; Lutze-Mann L, 2006, 'Apoptosis and schizophrenia: A pilot study based on dermal fibroblast cell lines', Schizophrenia Research, 84, pp. 20 - 28

Catts VS; Haber M; Norris MD; Lutze-Mann L; Lock RB, 2001, 'High Level resistance to Glucocorticoids, assosiated with a dysfunctional glucocorticoid receptor, in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells selected for methotrexate resistance', Leukemia, 15, pp. 929 - 935

Catts VS; Catts SV, 2000, 'Apoptosis and schizophrenia: Is the tumour suppressor gene,p53, a candidate susceptibility gene?', Schizophrenia Research, pp. 405 - 415

Conference Papers

Weickert CS; Cai H; Glass L; Webster M; Boerrigter D; Sinclair D; Catts V, 2017, 'Evidence for Blood-Brain Barrier Disruption and Antibody Presence in Brains of People with Schizophrenia', in BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY, ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, CA, San Diego, pp. S311 - S312, presented at 72nd Annual Scientific Convention and Meeting of the Society-of-Biological-Psychiatry (SOBP), CA, San Diego, 18 May 2017 - 20 May 2017,

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