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

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,

Esler M; Lambert G; Thompson J; Kaye D; Hastings J; Schwarz R; Alvarenga M; Richards J; Morris M, 2004, '106 Panic Disorder', in Primer on the Autonomic Nervous System, pp. 391 - 394,

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,

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

Foldi CJ; Morris MJ; Oldfield BJ, 2021, 'Executive function in obesity and anorexia nervosa: Opposite ends of a spectrum of disordered feeding behaviour?', Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, vol. 111,

Kendig MD; Leigh SJ; Morris MJ, 2021, 'Unravelling the impacts of western-style diets on brain, gut microbiota and cognition', Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, vol. 128, pp. 233 - 243,

Finney CA; Shvetcov A; Westbrook RF; Morris MJ; Jones NM, 2021, 'The selective estrogen receptor modulator tamoxifen protects against subtle cognitive decline and early markers of injury 24 h after hippocampal silent infarct in male Sprague-Dawley rats', Hormones and Behavior, vol. 134,

Khatiwada S; Lecomte V; Fenech MF; Morris MJ; Maloney CA, 2021, 'Effects of Micronutrient Supplementation on Glucose and Hepatic Lipid Metabolism in a Rat Model of Diet Induced Obesity', Cells, vol. 10,

Yu J; Laybutt DR; Kim LJ; Quek LE; Wu LE; Morris MJ; Youngson NA, 2021, 'Exercise-induced benefits on glucose handling in a model of diet-induced obesity are reduced by concurrent nicotinamide mononucleotide', American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 321, pp. E176 - E189,

Anwer H; Mason D; Zajitschek S; Noble DWA; Hesselson D; Morris MJ; Lagisz M; Nakagawa S, 2021, 'An efficient new assay for measuring zebrafish anxiety: Tall tanks that better characterize between-individual differences', Journal of Neuroscience Methods, vol. 356, pp. 109138,

Grant R; Pawlak R; Vos P; Bilgin AA; Berg J; Pearce R; Morris M, 2021, 'Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors Profile Among Australian Vegetarian and Nonvegetarian Teenagers', American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, vol. 15, pp. 313 - 321,

Oldham Green N; Maniam J; Riese J; Morris MJ; Voineagu I, 2021, 'Transcriptomic signature of early life stress in male rat prefrontal cortex', Neurobiology of Stress, vol. 14,

Chen SY; Beretta M; Alexopoulos SJ; Shah DP; Olzomer EM; Hargett SR; Childress ES; Salamoun JM; Aleksovska I; Roseblade A; Cranfield C; Rawling T; Quinlan KGR; Morris MJ; Tucker SP; Santos WL; Hoehn KL, 2021, 'Mitochondrial uncoupler SHC517 reverses obesity in mice without affecting food intake', Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental, vol. 117, pp. 154724,

Finney CA; Morris MJ; Westbrook RF; Jones NM, 2021, 'Hippocampal silent infarct leads to subtle cognitive decline that is associated with inflammation and gliosis at twenty-four hours after injury in a rat model', Behavioural Brain Research, vol. 401, pp. 113089,

Finney CA; Jones NM; Morris MJ, 2021, 'A scalable, fully automated approach for regional quantification of immunohistochemical staining of astrocytes in the rat brain', Journal of Neuroscience Methods, vol. 348, pp. 108994,

Kendig MD; Morris MJ; Samaras K, 2021, 'Mendacity: The Tendency to Lie or Deceive. A Cautionary Tale in Obesity Research, Stigma, and Headlining', Frontiers in Endocrinology, vol. 11,

Hui N; Morris MJ; Allison MA; Tsai MY; Rye KA; Tabet F; Ong KL, 2021, 'Lipoprotein (a) and the risk of elevated depressive symptoms: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis', Journal of Psychiatric Research, vol. 133, pp. 119 - 124,

Hasebe K; Kendig MD; Morris MJ, 2021, 'Mechanisms underlying the cognitive and behavioural effects of maternal obesity', Nutrients, vol. 13, pp. 1 - 24,

Kong WL; Huang Y; Qian E; Morris MJ, 2020, 'Constipation and sleep behaviour disorder associate with processing speed and attention in males with Parkinson’s disease over five years follow-up', Scientific Reports, vol. 10,

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,

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,

Finney C; Shvetcov A; Westbrook F; Morris M; Jones N, 2020, 'The selective estrogen receptor modulator tamoxifen protects against subtle cognitive decline and early markers of injury twenty-four hours after hippocampal silent infarct', ,

Finney C; Morris M; Westbrook F; Jones N, 2020, 'Hippocampal silent infarct leads to subtle cognitive decline that is associated with inflammation and gliosis at twenty-four hours after injury in a rat model', ,

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,

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,


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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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

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,

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,

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,

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,

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