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Book Chapters

Chen H; Morris MJ, 2013, 'Mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR): Structure, signaling pathways and biological effects', in Advances in Medicine and Biology Volume 68, Nova Science Publishers, New York, pp. 145 - 158

Morris M; Kirkcaldie M M, 2012, 'Drugs and the brain', in Ashwell KW S (ed.), The Brain Book, pp. 281 - 303

Morris M, 2012, 'Neuropeptide Y and cardiovascular function', in Michel MC (ed.), Neuropeptide Y and Related Peptides, edn. Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology, Springer Science & Business Media, Berlin, pp. 327 - 359

Morris MJ; Chen H, 2011, 'Overnutrition in Mothers and Appetite Regulators in Offspring', in Preedy VR; Watson RR; Martin CR (ed.), Handbook of Behavior, Food and Nutrition, Spromger, New York, pp. 1745 - 1758, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-92271-3_113

Morris MJ; Salzberg M, 2010, 'stress, obesity & metabolic syndrome', in Salzberg M; Castle DJ (ed.), Physical and Mental Illness: The Interface, edn. Original, Victorian Postgraduate Medicine Publishing, Melbourne, pp. 139 - 152

Morris MJ; Hansen MJ, 2009, 'Orexigenic peptides', in Peptides in Energy Balance and Obesity: Frontiers in Nutritional Science, pp. 1 - 31

Esler M; Alvarenga M; Kaye D; Lambert G; Thompson J; Hastings J; Schwarz R; Morris M; Richards J, 2004, 'Panic Disorder', in Primer on the Autonomic Nervous System: Second Edition, pp. 391 - 394, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-012589762-4/50107-9

Esler M; Alvarenga M; Kaye D; Lambert G; Thompson J; Hastings J; Schwartz R; Morris M; Richards J, 2004, 'Panic Disorder', in Robertson D; Biaggioni I; Burnstock G; Low PA; Paton FR (ed.), A Primer of the autonomic nervous system, Elsevier, San Diego, pp. 605 - 608, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-386525-0.00126-8

Devynck MA; Pernollet MG; Morris MJ; Le Quan Sang KH; Meyer P, 1988, 'Endogenous inhibitors of the Na+ pump, hypertension, cell cytosolic Ca2+ and ANP release', in Progress in Endocrinology 1988, Medica, Amsterdam, pp. 1275 - 1281

Morris M; Dausse JP; Devynck MA; Meyer P, 1980, 'Ontogeny of alpha 1 and alpha 2-adrenoceptors in rat brain.', in Parvez H (ed.), Biogenic amines during fetal and postnatal development, Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 241 - 261

Journal articles

Leigh SJ; Kaakoush NO; Bertoldo MJ; Westbrook RF; Morris MJ, 2020, 'Intermittent cafeteria diet identifies fecal microbiome changes as a predictor of spatial recognition memory impairment in female rats', Translational Psychiatry, vol. 10, pp. 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41398-020-0734-9

Leigh SJ; Kaakoush NO; Westbrook RF; Morris MJ, 2020, 'Minocycline-induced microbiome alterations predict cafeteria diet-induced spatial recognition memory impairments in rats', Translational Psychiatry, vol. 10, pp. 92, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41398-020-0774-1

Hossain MJ; Kendig MD; Wild BM; Issar T; Krishnan AV; Morris MJ; Arnold R, 2020, 'Evidence of Altered Peripheral Nerve Function in a Rodent Model of Diet-Induced Prediabetes.', Biomedicines, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/biomedicines8090313

Leigh SJ; Kaakoush NO; Escorihuela RM; Westbrook RF; Morris MJ, 2020, 'Treadmill exercise has minimal impact on obesogenic diet-related gut microbiome changes but alters adipose and hypothalamic gene expression in rats', Nutrition and Metabolism, vol. 17, pp. 71, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12986-020-00492-6

Leigh SJ; Morris MJ, 2020, 'Diet, inflammation and the gut microbiome: Mechanisms for obesity-associated cognitive impairment', Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular Basis of Disease, vol. 1866, pp. 165767, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbadis.2020.165767

Uddin GM; Youngson NA; Chowdhury SS; Hagan C; Sinclair DA; Morris MJ, 2020, 'Administration of Nicotinamide Mononucleotide (NMN) Reduces Metabolic Impairment in Male Mouse Offspring from Obese Mothers', CELLS, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/cells9040791

Bortolasci CC; Marx W; Walker AJ; Hasebe K; Kavanagh BE; Morris MJ; Mohebbi M; Turner A; Gray L; Berk L; Walder K; Berk M; Dean OM, 2020, 'Minocycline for the treatment of mental health and neurological conditions: study protocol of a systematic review and meta-analysis', BMJ open, vol. 10, pp. e035080, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-035080

Bertoldo MJ; Listijono DR; Ho WHJ; Riepsamen AH; Goss DM; Richani D; Jin XL; Mahbub S; Campbell JM; Habibalahi A; Loh WGN; Youngson NA; Maniam J; Wong ASA; Selesniemi K; Bustamante S; Li C; Zhao Y; Marinova MB; Kim LJ; Lau L; Wu RM; Mikolaizak AS; Araki T; Le Couteur DG; Turner N; Morris MJ; Walters KA; Goldys E; O'Neill C; Gilchrist RB; Sinclair DA; Homer HA; Wu LE, 2020, 'NAD+ Repletion Rescues Female Fertility during Reproductive Aging', Cell Reports, vol. 30, pp. 1670 - 1681.e7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2020.01.058

Morris MJ; Hesson LB; Youngson NA, 2020, 'Non-CpG methylation biases bisulphite PCR towards low or unmethylated mitochondrial DNA: recommendations for the field', ENVIRONMENTAL EPIGENETICS, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eep/dvaa001

Zieba J; Morris MJ; Weickert CS; Karl T, 2020, 'Behavioural effects of high fat diet in adult Nrg1 type III transgenic mice', Behavioural Brain Research, vol. 377, pp. 112217, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2019.112217

Finney CA; Shvetcov A; Westbrook RF; Jones NM; Morris MJ, 2020, 'The role of hippocampal estradiol in synaptic plasticity and memory: A systematic review', Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology, vol. 56, pp. 100818 - 100818, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yfrne.2019.100818

Kendig MD; Westbrook RF; Morris MJ, 2019, 'Pattern of access to cafeteria-style diet determines fat mass and degree of spatial memory impairments in rats', Scientific Reports, vol. 9, pp. 13516, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-50113-3

Zieba J; Morris MJ; Karl T, 2019, 'Behavioural effects of high fat diet exposure starting in late adolescence in neuregulin 1 transmembrane domain mutant mice', Behavioural Brain Research, vol. 373, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2019.112074

Leigh SJ; Kendig MD; Morris MJ, 2019, 'Palatable western-style cafeteria diet as a reliable method for modeling diet-induced obesity in rodents', Journal of Visualized Experiments, vol. 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.3791/60262

Deng F; Li Y; Hossain MJ; Kendig MD; Arnold R; Goldys EM; Morris MJ; Liu G, 2019, 'Polymer brush based fluorescent immunosensor for direct monitoring of interleukin-1β in rat blood', Analyst, vol. 144, pp. 5682 - 5690, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9an01300h

Kendig MD; Morris MJ, 2019, 'Fizzing out: No effect of acute carbohydrate consumption on mood', Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, vol. 104, pp. 56 - 57, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2019.06.028

Zieba J; Uddin GM; Youngson NA; Karl T; Morris MJ, 2019, 'Long-term behavioural effects of maternal obesity in C57BL/6J mice', Physiology and Behavior, vol. 199, pp. 306 - 313, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2018.11.004

Youngson NA; Mezbah Uddin G; Das A; Martinez C; Connaughton HS; Whiting S; Yu J; Sinclair DA; John Aitken R; Morris MJ, 2019, 'Impacts of obesity, maternal obesity and nicotinamide mononucleotide supplementation on sperm quality in mice', Reproduction, vol. 158, pp. 169 - 179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/REP-18-0574

Kendig MD; Morris MJ, 2019, 'Reviewing the effects of dietary salt on cognition: mechanisms and future directions', Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition, vol. 28, pp. 6 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.6133/apjcn.201903_28(1).0002

Grant R; Pawlak R; Vos P; Bilgin AA; Berg J; Pearce R; Morris M, 2019, 'Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors Profile Among Australian Vegetarian and Nonvegetarian Teenagers', American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1559827619829000

Morris MJ; Hesson LB; Poulos RC; Ward RL; Wong JWH; Youngson NA, 2018, 'Reduced nuclear DNA methylation and mitochondrial transcript changes in adenomas do not associate with mtDNA methylation', Biomarker Research, vol. 6, pp. 37, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40364-018-0151-x

Srinivasan SPB; Raipuria M; Bahari H; Kaakoush NO; Morris MJ, 2018, 'Impacts of Diet and Exercise on Maternal Gut Microbiota Are Transferred to Offspring', FRONTIERS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2018.00716

Ali I; Gandrathi A; Zheng T; Morris MJ; O'Brien TJ; French C, 2018, 'Neuropeptide Y affects thalamic reticular nucleus neuronal firing and network synchronization associated with suppression of spike-wave discharges', Epilepsia, vol. 59, pp. 1444 - 1454, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/epi.14451

Powell KL; Fitzgerald X; Shallue C; Jovanovska V; Klugmann M; Von Jonquieres G; O'Brien TJ; Morris MJ, 2018, 'Gene therapy mediated seizure suppression in Genetic Generalised Epilepsy: Neuropeptide Y overexpression in a rat model', Neurobiology of Disease, vol. 113, pp. 23 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nbd.2018.01.016

Ong KL; Morris MJ; McClelland RL; Hughes TM; Maniam J; Fitzpatrick AL; Martin SS; Luchsinger JA; Rapp SR; Hayden KM; Sandfort V; Allison MA; Rye KA, 2018, 'Relationship of Lipids and Lipid-Lowering Medications with Cognitive Function', American Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 187, pp. 767 - 776, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwx329

Gokarn R; Solon-Biet S; Youngson NA; Wahl D; Cogger VC; McMahon AC; Cooney GJ; Ballard JWO; Raubenheimer D; Morris MJ; Simpson SJ; Le Couteur DG, 2018, 'The Relationship between Dietary Macronutrients and Hepatic Telomere Length in Aging Mice', Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, vol. 73, pp. 446 - 449, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glx186

Leigh SJ; Lee F; Morris MJ, 2018, 'Hyperpalatability and the Generation of Obesity: Roles of Environment, Stress Exposure and Individual Difference', Current obesity reports, vol. 7, pp. 6 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13679-018-0292-0

Beilharz JE; Kaakoush NO; Maniam J; Morris MJ, 2018, 'Cafeteria diet and probiotic therapy: Cross talk among memory, neuroplasticity, serotonin receptors and gut microbiota in the rat', Molecular Psychiatry, vol. 23, pp. 351 - 361, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/mp.2017.38

Leigh SJ; Morris MJ, 2018, 'The role of reward circuitry and food addiction in the obesity epidemic: An update', Biological Psychology, vol. 131, pp. 31 - 42, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2016.12.013

Bertoldo MJ; Uddin GM; Youngson NA; Agapiou D; Walters KA; Sinclair DA; Morris MJ; Gilchrist RB, 2018, 'Multigenerational obesity-induced perturbations in oocyte-secreted factor signalling can be ameliorated by exercise and nicotinamide mononucleotide.', Hum Reprod Open, vol. 2018, pp. hoy010 - hoy010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/hropen/hoy010

Uddin GM; Youngson NA; Doyle BM; Sinclair DA; Morris MJ, 2017, 'Nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) supplementation ameliorates the impact of maternal obesity in mice: Comparison with exercise', Scientific Reports, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-14866-z

Youngson NA; Morris MJ; Ballard B, 2017, 'The mechanisms mediating the antiepileptic effects of the ketogenic diet, and potential opportunities for improvement with metabolism-altering drugs', Seizure, vol. 52, pp. 15 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seizure.2017.09.005

Walker CD; Bath KG; Joels M; Korosi A; Larauche M; Lucassen PJ; Morris MJ; Raineki C; Roth TL; Sullivan RM; Taché Y; Baram TZ, 2017, 'Chronic early life stress induced by limited bedding and nesting (LBN) material in rodents: critical considerations of methodology, outcomes and translational potential', Stress, vol. 20, pp. 421 - 448, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10253890.2017.1343296

Teo JD; Morris MJ; Jones NM, 2017, 'Hypoxic postconditioning improves behavioural deficits at 6 weeks following hypoxic-ischemic brain injury in neonatal rats', Behavioural Brain Research, vol. 333, pp. 27 - 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2017.06.036

Teo JD; Morris MJ; Jones NM, 2017, 'Maternal obesity increases inflammation and exacerbates damage following neonatal hypoxic-ischaemic brain injury in rats', Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, vol. 63, pp. 186 - 196, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2016.10.010

Reichelt AC; Westbrook RF; Morris MJ, 2017, 'Editorial: Impact of diet on learning, memory and cognition', Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2017.00096

Kaakoush NO; Morris MJ, 2017, 'More Flavor for Flavonoid-Based Interventions?', Trends in Molecular Medicine, vol. 23, pp. 293 - 295, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molmed.2017.02.008

Kaakoush NO; Lecomte V; Maloney CA; Morris MJ, 2017, 'Cross-talk among metabolic parameters, esophageal microbiota, and host gene expression following chronic exposure to an obesogenic diet', Scientific Reports, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep45753

Chowdhury MKH; Turner N; Bentley NL; Das A; Wu LE; Richani D; Bustamante S; Gilchrist RB; Morris MJ; Shepherd PR; Smith GC, 2017, 'Niclosamide reduces glucagon sensitivity via hepatic PKA inhibition in obese mice: Implications for glucose metabolism improvements in type 2 diabetes', Scientific Reports, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep40159

Barry G; Briggs JA; Hwang DW; Nayler SP; Fortuna PRJ; Jonkhout N; Dachet F; Maag JLV; Mestdagh P; Singh EM; Avesson L; Kaczorowski DC; Ozturk E; Jones NC; Vetter I; Arriola-Martinez L; Hu J; Franco GR; Warn VM; Gong A; Dinger ME; Rigo F; Lipovich L; Morris MJ; O'Brien TJ; Lee DS; Loeb JA; Blackshaw S; Mattick JS; Wolvetang EJ, 2017, 'The long non-coding RNA NEAT1 is responsive to neuronal activity and is associated with hyperexcitability states', Scientific Reports, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep40127


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