Latest publications: May 2021

Congratulations to members of the Department who have recently had their research findings published. Here’s our round-up of the latest publication successes.

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Title Canonical journal title Publication type Authors OR Authors/Contributors Publication date
Annexin A1 restores cerebrovascular integrity concomitant with reduced amyloid-β and tau pathology Brain Journal Article Miriam Ries, Helena Watts, Bibiana C Mota, Maria Yanez Lopez, Cornelius K Donat, Nicoleta Baxan, James A Pickering, Tsz Wing Chau, Annika Semmler, Brinda Gurung, Robertas Aleksynas, Laura Abelleira-Hervas, Soha Jamshed Iqbal, Carmen Romero-Molina, Gerard Hernandez-Mir, Antonio d’Amati, Chris Reutelingsperger, Marc H Goldfinger, Steve M Gentleman, Fred Van Leuven, Egle Solito, Magdalena Sastre 2021-05
B cells in multiple sclerosis — from targeted depletion to immune reconstitution therapies Nature Reviews Neurology Journal Article Maria T. Cencioni, Miriam Mattoscio, Roberta Magliozzi, Amit Bar-Or & Paolo A. Muraro 01/06/2021
A video-feedback parenting intervention to prevent enduring behaviour problems in at-risk children aged 12-36 months: the Healthy Start, Happy Start RCT. Health Technology Assessment Journal Article O’Farrelly C, Barker B, Watt H, Babalis D, Bakermans-Kranenburg M, Byford S, Ganguli P, Grimås E, Iles J, Mattock H, McGinley J, Phillips C, Ryan R, Scott S, Smith J, Stein A, Stevens E, van IJzendoorn M, Warwick J, Ramchandani P 2021-05
Bacteriophage-mediated therapy of chondrosarcoma by selective delivery of the tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFα) gene. The FASEB Journal Journal Article Chongchai A, Waramit S, Suwan K, Al-Bahrani M, Udomruk S, Phitak T, Kongtawelert P, Pothacharoen P, Hajitou A 2021-05
COVID-19 and eating disorders in young people. Lancet Child Adolesc Health Journal Article Solmi F, Downs JL, Nicholls DE 2021-05
Early intervention in child and adolescent eating disorders: The role of a parenting group. European Eating Disorders Review Journal Article Rosello R, Gledhill J, Yi I, Watkins B, Harvey L, Hosking A, Viner R, Nicholls D 2021-05
Parental and professional perceptions of informed consent and participation in a time-critical neonatal trial: a mixed-methods study in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. BMJ Global Health Journal Article Pant S, Elias MA, Woolfall K, Morales MM, Lincy B, Jahan I, Sumanasena SP, Ramji S, Shankaran S, Thayyil S, HELIX Trial consortium investigators 2021-05
Relational processes in Ayahuasca groups of Palestinians and Israelis Frontiers in Pharmacology Article Roseman L, Ron Y, Saca A, Ginsberg N, Luan L, Karkabi N, Doblin R, Carhart-Harris R 19/05/2021
Alcohol consumption in the general population is associated with structural changes in multiple organ systems. eLife Journal article Evangelou E, Suzuki H, Bai W, Pazoki R, Gao H, Matthews P, Elliott P 01/06/2021
The role of PGC1α in Alzheimer’s disease and therapeutic interventions International Journal of Molecular Sciences Journal article Mota B, Sastre M 28/05/2021
Assessing the role of rare genetic variants in drug-resistant, non-lesional focal epilepsy. Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology Journal Article Wolking S, Moreau C, McCormack M, Krause R, Krenn M, EpiPGx Consortium, Berkovic S, Cavalleri GL, Delanty N, Depondt C, Johnson MR, Koeleman BPC, Kunz WS, Lerche H, Marson AG, O’Brien TJ, Petrovski S, Sander JW, Sills GJ, Striano P, Zara F, Zimprich F, Sisodiya SM, Girard SL, Cossette P 21/05/2021
Is social function a good proxy measure of personality disorder? Personality and Mental Health: multidisciplinary studies from personality dysfunction to criminal behaviour Article, Early Access, Journal Tyrer P, Yang M, Tyrer H, Crawford M 17/05/2021
Use of AUDIT-C alcohol screening tool in NHS general dental practices in North London. British Dental Journal (BDJ) Journal Article Venturelli R, Ntouva A, Porter J, Stennett M, Crawford MJ, Britton A, Gratus C, Tsakos G, Heilmann A, Newton T, Redican C, Pikhart H, Watt RG 13/05/2021
The factor structure of the Zanarini Rating Scale for Borderline Personality Disorder: Exploratory Structural Equation Modelling and measurement invariance over time International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research Article, Early Access, Journal Guo B, Li L, Crawford MJ, Morriss R 12/05/2021
A New Assessment of Bicycle Helmets: The Brain Injury Mitigation Effects of New Technologies in Oblique Impacts. Annals of Biomedical Engineering Journal Article Abayazid F, Ding K, Zimmerman K, Stigson H, Ghajari M 10/05/2021
Faster disease progression in Parkinson’s disease with type 2 diabetes is not associated with increased α-synuclein, tau, amyloid-β or vascular pathology. Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology Journal Article de Pablo-Fernández E, Courtney R, Rockliffe A, Gentleman S, Holton JL, Warner TT 09/05/2021
RFC1 expansions are a common cause of idiopathic sensory neuropathy. Brain: a journal of neurology Journal Article Currò R, Salvalaggio A, Tozza S, Gemelli C, Dominik N, Galassi Deforie V, Magrinelli F, Castellani F, Vegezzi E, Businaro P, Callegari I, Pichiecchio A, Cosentino G, Alfonsi E, Marchioni E, Colnaghi S, Gana S, Valente EM, Tassorelli C, Efthymiou S, Facchini S, Carr A, Laura M, Rossor AM, Manji H, Lunn MP, Pegoraro E, Santoro L, Grandis M, Bellone E, Beauchamp NJ, Hadjivassiliou M, Kaski D, Bronstein AM, Houlden H, Reilly MM, Mandich P, Schenone A, Manganelli F, Briani C, Cortese A 09/05/2021
Vestibulo-perceptual influences upon the vestibulo-spinal reflex Experimental Brain Research Article, Early Access, Journal Bonsu AN, Nousi S, Lobo R, Strutton PH, Arshad Q, Bronstein AM 09/05/2021
Maternal anxiety and depression and their associations with mother-child pretend play: a longitudinal observational study. BMC Psychology Journal Article, Observational Study Rao Z, Barker B, O’Farrelly C, Ramchandani P 07/05/2021
A novel prognostic score to assess the risk of progression in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis patients European Journal of Neurology Article, Early Access, Journal Pisani AI, Scalfari A, Crescenzo F, Romualdi C, Calabrese M 05/05/2021
Association of Total Sarnat Score with brain injury and neurodevelopmental outcomes after neonatal encephalopathy. Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition Journal Article Morales MM, Montaldo P, Ivain P, Pant S, Kumar V, Krishnan V, Shankaran S, Thayyil S 05/05/2021
Examining the effects of national initiatives to improve the physical health of people with psychosis in England: secondary analysis of data from the National Clinical Audit of Psychosis. BJPsych Bulletin Journal Article Williams R, Natkulasingam S, Tooke B, Webster E, Quirk A, Gupta V, French P, Smith J, Crawford MJ 05/05/2021
Longitudinal changes in movement-related functional MRI activity in Parkinson’s disease patients. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders Journal Article Hannaway N, Lao-Kaim NP, Martín-Bastida A, Roussakis A-A, Howard J, Wall MB, Loane C, Barker RA, Piccini P 04/05/2021
Association between epilepsy and psychiatric disorders in adults with intellectual disabilities: systematic review and meta-analysis. BJPsych Open Journal Article Akrout Brizard B, Limbu B, Baeza-Velasco C, Deb S 03/05/2021
Cardiac glycosides cause cytotoxicity in human macrophages and ameliorate white adipose tissue homeostasis British Journal of Pharmacology Article, Early Access, Journal Olona A, Hateley C, Guerrero A, Ko J-H, Johnson MR, Anand PK, Thomas D, Gil J, Behmoaras J 03/05/2021
Association Between Lifetime Classic Psychedelic Use and Hypertension in the Past Year Hypertension Article, Journal Simonsson O, Hendricks PS, Carhart-Harris R, Kettner H, Osika W 01/05/2021
Current controversies in medical cannabis: Recent developments in human clinical applications and potential therapeutics. Neuropharmacology Journal Article, Review Schlag AK, O’Sullivan SE, Zafar RR, Nutt DJ 01/05/2021
Multi-scale network imaging in a mouse model of amyloidosis Cell Calcium Article, Journal Doostdar N, Airey J, Radulescu C, Melgosa-Ecenarro L, Zabouri N, Pavlidi P, Kopanitsa M, Saito T, Saido T, Barnes SJ 01/05/2021
Psychotropic and pain medication use in individuals with traumatic brain injury-a Swedish total population cohort study of 240 000 persons Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry Article, Journal Molero Y, Sharp DJ, Onofrio BMD, Larsson H, Fazel S 01/05/2021
Re-emphasizing early Alzheimer’s disease pathology starting in select entorhinal neurons, with a special focus on mitophagy Ageing Research Reviews Review, Journal Kobro-Flatmoen A, Lagartos-Donate MJ, Aman Y, Edison P, Witter MP, Fang EF 01/05/2021
Pharmacological ablation of astrocytes reduces Aβ degradation and synaptic connectivity in an ex vivo model of Alzheimer’s disease Journal of Neuroinflammation Journal Article Davis N, Mota BC, Stead L, Palmer EOC, Lombardero L, Rodríguez-Puertas R, de Paola V, Barnes SJ, Sastre M. 17/03/2021
Type of encoded material and age modulate the relationship between episodic recall of visual perspective and autobiographical memory Journal of Cognitive Psychology Journal Article Marianna E. Kapsetaki, Ioana Elisabeta Militaru, Ines Sanguino, Matilde Boccanera, Neila Zaara, Andreea Zaman, Flavia Loreto, Paresh A. Malhotra & Charlotte Russell 26/05/2021