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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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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