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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

Esler M; Alvarenga M; Kaye D; Lambert G; Thompson J; Hastings J; Schwarz R; Morris M; Richards J, 2012, 'Panic Disorder', in Primer on the Autonomic Nervous System, pp. 605 - 608,

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,

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,

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

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,

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,

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,

Kendig MD; Morris MJ, 2019, 'Fizzing out: No effect of acute carbohydrate consumption on mood', Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, vol. 104, pp. 56 - 57,

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 : JoVE,

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,

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,

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,

Finney CA; Shvetcov A; Westbrook RF; Jones NM; Morris MJ, 2019, 'The role of hippocampal estradiol in synaptic plasticity and memory: A systematic review', Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology, pp. 100818 - 100818,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Reichelt AC; Westbrook RF; Morris MJ, 2017, 'Editorial: Impact of diet on learning, memory and cognition', Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 11,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Kaakoush NO; Martire SI; Raipuria M; Mitchell HM; Nielsen S; Westbrook RF; Morris MJ, 2017, 'Alternating or continuous exposure to cafeteria diet leads to similar shifts in gut microbiota compared to chow diet', Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, vol. 61,

Lecomte V; Maloney CA; Wang KW; Morris MJ, 2017, 'Effects of paternal obesity on growth and adiposity of male rat offspring', American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 312, pp. E117 - E125,

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,

Kaakoush NO; Morris MJ, 2017, 'More Flavor for Flavonoid-Based Interventions?', Trends in Molecular Medicine, vol. 23, pp. 293 - 295,

Maniam J; Antoniadis CP; Youngson NA; Sinha JK; Morris MJ, 2016, 'Sugar consumption produces effects similar to early life stress exposure on hippocampal markers of neurogenesis and stress response', Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, vol. 8,

Uddin GM; Youngson NA; Sinclair DA; Morris MJ, 2016, 'Head to Head Comparison of Short-Term Treatment with the NAD Precursor Nicotinamide Mononucleotide (NMN) and 6 Weeks of Exercise in Obese Female Mice', FRONTIERS IN PHARMACOLOGY, vol. 7,

Uddin GM; Youngson NA; Sinclair DA; Morris MJ, 2016, 'Head to head comparison of short-term treatment with the NAD+ precursor nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) and 6 weeks of exercise in obese female mice', Frontiers in Pharmacology, vol. 7,

Dezsi G; Ozturk E; Salzberg MR; Morris M; O'Brien TJ; Jones NC, 2016, 'Environmental enrichment imparts disease-modifying and transgenerational effects on genetically-determined epilepsy and anxiety', Neurobiology of Disease, vol. 93, pp. 129 - 136,

Chowdhury SS; Lecomte V; Erlich JH; Maloney CA; Morris MJ, 2016, 'Paternal high fat diet in rats leads to renal accumulation of lipid and tubular changes in adult offspring', Nutrients, vol. 8,

Dickinson H; Moss TJ; Gatford KL; Moritz KM; Akison L; Fullston T; Hryciw DH; Maloney CA; Morris MJ; Wooldridge AL; Schjenken JE; Robertson SA; Waddell BJ; Mark PJ; Wyrwoll CS; Ellery SJ; Thornburg KL; Muhlhausler BS; Morrison JL, 2016, 'A review of fundamental principles for animal models of DOHaD research: An Australian perspective', Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, vol. 7, pp. 449 - 472,

Beilharz JE; Kaakoush NO; Maniam J; Morris MJ, 2016, 'The effect of short-term exposure to energy-matched diets enriched in fat or sugar on memory, gut microbiota and markers of brain inflammation and plasticity', Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, vol. 57, pp. 304 - 313,

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