Latest publications: January 2024

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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
A role for the serotonin 2A receptor in the expansion and functioning of human transmodal cortex. Brain: a journal of neurology Journal Article Luppi AI, Girn M, Rosas FE, Timmermann C, Roseman L, Erritzoe D, Nutt DJ, Stamatakis EA, Spreng RN, Xing L, Huttner WB, Carhart-Harris RL 04/01/2024
Cardiometabolic risk factors and neurodegeneration: a review of the mechanisms underlying diabetes, obesity and hypertension in Alzheimer’s disease. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry Journal Article, Review Patel V, Edison P 30/01/2024
Care pathways, prescribing practices and treatment outcomes in major depressive disorder and treatment-resistant depression: retrospective, population-based cohort study. BJPsych Open Journal Article Pappa S, Shah M, Young S, Anwar T, Ming T 19/01/2024
Characterising subgroups of people with severe COVID anxiety by latent profile analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders Journal Article, Research Support King JD, McQuaid A, Leeson VC, Tella O, Crawford MJ 01/01/2024
Characterization of cortico-meningeal translocator protein expression in multiple sclerosis. Brain: a journal of neurology Journal Article Herranz E, Treaba CA, Barletta VT, Mehndiratta A, Ouellette R, Sloane JA, Ionete C, Babu S, Mastantuono M, Magon S, Loggia ML, Makary MM, Hooker JM, Catana C, Kinkel R, Nicholas R, Klawiter EC, Magliozzi R, Mainero C 30/01/2024
Cognition and lifeguard detection performance Applied Cognitive Psychology Article, Early Access, Journal Sharpe BT, Smith MS, Williams SCR, Hampshire A, Balaet M, Trender W, Hellyer PJ, Talbot J, Smith J 12/10/2023
Comprehensive allostatic load risk index is associated with increased frontal and left parietal white matter hyperintensities in mid-life cognitively healthy adults. Scientific Reports Journal Article Buller-Peralta I, Gregory S, Low A, Dounavi M-E, Bridgeman K, Ntailianis G, Lawlor B, Naci L, Koychev I, Malhotra P, O’Brien JT, Ritchie CW, Muniz-Terrera G 05/01/2024
Depression and Anxiety in Adolescents During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Relation to the Use of Digital Technologies: Longitudinal Cohort Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research Journal Article Shen C, Smith RB, Heller J, Spiers ADV, Thompson R, Ward H, Roiser JP, Nicholls D, Toledano MB 07/02/2024
Differential methylation analysis in neuropathologically confirmed dementia with Lewy bodies. Communications Biology Journal Article, Research Support Reho P, Saez-Atienzar S, Ruffo P, Solaiman S, Shah Z, Chia R, Kaivola K, Traynor BJ, Tilley BS, Gentleman SM, Hodges AK, Aarsland D, Monuki ES, Newell KL, Woltjer R, Albert MS, Dawson TM, Rosenthal LS, Troncoso JC, Pletnikova O, Serrano GE, Beach TG, Easwaran HP, Scholz SW 05/01/2024
Digital remote monitoring for screening and early detection of urinary tract infections. npj Digital Medicine Journal Article Capstick A, Palermo F, Zakka K, Fletcher-Lloyd N, Walsh C, Cui T, Kouchaki S, Jackson R, Tran M, Crone M, Jensen K, Freemont P, Vaidyanathan R, Kolanko M, True J, Daniels S, Wingfield D, CR&T Group, Nilforooshan R, Barnaghi P 13/01/2024
Duration of birth depression and neurodevelopmental outcomes after whole-body hypothermia for hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh – an exploratory analysis of the HELIX trial. The Lancet Regional Health Southeast Asia Journal Article Burgod C, Mazlan M, Pant S, Krishnan V, Garegrat R, Montaldo P, Muraleedharan P, Bandiya P, Kamalaratnam CN, Chandramohan R, Manerkar S, Jahan I, Moni SC, Shahidullah M, Rodrigo R, Sumanasena S, Sujatha R, Sathyanathan BP, Joshi AR, Pressler RR, Bassett P, Shankaran S, Thayyil S 01/01/2024
Dynamic and selective engrams emerge with memory consolidation. Nature Neuroscience Journal Article Tomé DF, Zhang Y, Aida T, Mosto O, Lu Y, Chen M, Sadeh S, Roy DS, Clopath C 19/01/2024
Effects of DMT on mental health outcomes in healthy volunteers. Scientific Reports Journal Article Timmermann C, Zeifman RJ, Erritzoe D, Nutt DJ, Carhart-Harris RL 07/02/2024
Effects of External Stimulation on Psychedelic State Neurodynamics. ACS Chemical Neuroscience Journal Article Mediano PAM, Rosas FE, Timmermann C, Roseman L, Nutt DJ, Feilding A, Kaelen M, Kringelbach ML, Barrett AB, Seth AK, Muthukumaraswamy S, Bor D, Carhart-Harris RL 12/01/2024
Effects of gene replacement therapy with resamirigene bilparvovec (AT132) on skeletal muscle pathology in X-linked myotubular myopathy: results from a substudy of the ASPIRO open-label clinical trial. EBioMedicine Journal Article Lawlor MW, Schoser B, Margeta M, Sewry CA, Jones KA, Shieh PB, Kuntz NL, Smith BK, Dowling JJ, Müller-Felber W, Bönnemann CG, Seferian AM, Blaschek A, Neuhaus S, Foley AR, Saade DN, Tsuchiya E, Qasim UR, Beatka M, Prom MJ, Ott E, Danielson S, Krakau P, Kumar SN, Meng H, Vanden Avond M, Wells C, Gordish-Dressman H, Beggs AH, Christensen S, Conner E, James ES, Lee J, Sadhu C, Miller W, Sepulveda B, Varfaj F, Prasad S, Rico S 01/01/2024
FACEmemory®, an Innovative Online Platform for Episodic Memory Pre-Screening: Findings from the First 3,000 Participants. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease Journal Article Alegret M, García-Gutiérrez F, Muñoz N, Espinosa A, Ortega G, Lleonart N, Rodríguez I, Rosende-Roca M, Pytel V, Cantero-Fortiz Y, Rentz DM, Marquié M, Valero S, Ruiz A, Butler C, Boada M 06/01/2024
Fiberbots: Robotic fibers for high-precision minimally invasive surgery. Science Advances Journal Article Abdelaziz MEMK, Zhao J, Gil Rosa B, Lee H-T, Simon D, Vyas K, Li B, Koguna H, Li Y, Demircali AA, Uvet H, Gencoglan G, Akcay A, Elriedy M, Kinross J, Dasgupta R, Takats Z, Yeatman E, Yang G-Z, Temelkuran B 19/01/2024
Interactions between classic psychedelics and serotonergic antidepressants: Effects on the acute psychedelic subjective experience, well-being and depressive symptoms from a prospective survey study. Journal of Psychopharmacology Journal Article Barbut Siva J, Barba T, Kettner H, Kuc J, Nutt DJ, Carhart-Harris R, Erritzoe D 27/01/2024
Just a phase? Causal probing reveals spurious phasic dependence of sustained attention. NeuroImage Journal Article Vinao-Carl M, Gal-Shohet Y, Rhodes E, Li J, Hampshire A, Sharp D, Grossman N 01/01/2024
Longitudinal pathways between childhood BMI, body dissatisfaction, and adolescent depression: an observational study using the UK Millenium Cohort Study. The Lancet Psychiatry Observational Study, Journal Article Blundell E, De Stavola BL, Kellock MD, Kelly Y, Lewis G, McMunn A, Nicholls D, Patalay P, Solmi F 01/01/2024
Mental Health Admissions to Paediatric Wards Study (MAPS): a protocol for the analysis of Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) data. BMJ Paediatrics Open Journal Article Hudson LD, Ward J, Vázquez-Vázquez A, Settle K, Cornaglia F, Gibson F, Phillips K, Mathews G, Roberts H, Roland D, Nicholls DE, Elphinstone H, Viner R 29/01/2024
Mental Health Admissions to Paediatric Wards Study (MAPS): protocol of a prospective study of mental health admissions to paediatric wards in England using surveillance and qualitative methods. BMJ Paediatrics Open Journal Article Hudson LD, Vázquez-Vázquez A, Gibson F, Phillips K, Mathews G, Roberts H, Cornaglia F, Roland D, Ward J, Nicholls DE, Elphinstone H, Viner R 25/01/2024
Methodological concerns in psychedelic research: The issues of nonequivalent psychological support and generalizability. European Neuropsychopharmacology Journal Article Zeifman RJ, Maia LO 01/01/2024
Modulation of long-term potentiation following microdoses of LSD captured by thalamo-cortical modelling in a randomised, controlled trial. BMC Neuroscience Journal Article Murphy RJ, Godfrey K, Shaw AD, Muthukumaraswamy S, Sumner RL 05/02/2024
Motor Variability in Task-Space and Body-Space Physics of Life Reviews Journal article Haar S 01/01/2024
Multicentre pilot randomised control trial of a self-directed exergaming intervention for poststroke upper limb rehabilitation: research protocol BMJ Open Article Broderick M, Burridge J, Demain S, Johnson L, Brereton J, O’Shea R, Bentley P 19/01/2024
NfL reliability across laboratories, stage-dependent diagnostic performance and matrix comparability in genetic FTD: a large GENFI study. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry Journal Article Linnemann C, Wilke C, Mengel D, Zetterberg H, Heller C, Kuhle J, Bouzigues A, Russell LL, Foster PH, Ferry-Bolder E, Van Swieten JC, Jiskoot LC, Seelaar H, Moreno F, Borroni B, Sánchez-Valle R, Galimberti D, Laforce R, Graff C, Masellis M, Tartaglia MC, Rowe JB, Finger E, Vandenberghe R, de Mendonca A, Butler CR, Gerhard A, Ducharme S, Ber ILE, Tiraboschi P, Santana I, Pasquier F, Levin J, Otto M, Sorbi S, Rohrer JD, Synofzik M 19/01/2024
Obesity surgery and neural correlates of human eating behaviour: A systematic review of functional MRI studies. NeuroImage: Clinical Journal Article, Review Alabdulkader S, Al-Alsheikh AS, Miras AD, Goldstone AP 12/01/2024
Preliminary evidence for the importance of therapeutic alliance in MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder. European Journal of Psychotraumatology Randomized Controlled Trial, Journal Article Zeifman RJ, Kettner H, Ross S, Weiss B, Mithoefer MC, Mithoefer AT, Wagner AC 04/01/2024
Prevalence, severity and risk factors of psychiatric disorders amongst sexual and gender diverse young people during the COVID-19 pandemic: A systematic review. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry Journal Article, Review O’Shea J, James R, Nicholls D, Downs J, Hudson LD 30/01/2024
Progression of brain cholinergic dysfunction in patients with isolated rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder. European Journal of Neurology Journal Article, Research Support Staer K, Iranzo A, Terkelsen MH, Stokholm MG, Danielsen EH, Østergaard K, Serradell M, Otto M, Svendsen KB, Garrido A, Vilas D, Santamaria J, Møller A, Gaig C, Brooks DJ, Borghammer P, Tolosa E, Pavese N 01/01/2024
Prospective study design and data analysis in UK Biobank. Science Translational Medicine Journal Article, Review Allen NE, Lacey B, Lawlor DA, Pell JP, Gallacher J, Smeeth L, Elliott P, Matthews PM, Lyons RA, Whetton AD, Lucassen A, Hurles ME, Chapman M, Roddam AW, Fitzpatrick NK, Hansell AL, Hardy R, Marioni RE, O’Donnell VB, Williams J, Lindgren CM, Effingham M, Sellors J, Danesh J, Collins R 10/01/2024
Pulse-width modulated temporal interference (PWM-TI) brain stimulation Brain Stimulation Article Luff CE, Dzialecka P, Acerbo E, Williamson A, Grossman N 01/01/2024
Rates of cortical thinning in Alzheimer’s disease signature regions associate with vascular burden but not with β-amyloid status in cognitively normal adults at age 70. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry Journal Article Keuss SE, Coath W, Cash DM, Barnes J, Nicholas JM, Lane CA, Parker TD, Keshavan A, Buchanan SM, Wagen AZ, Storey M, Harris M, Lu K, James S-N, Street R, Malone IB, Sudre CH, Thomas DL, Dickson JC, Barkhof F, Murray-Smith H, Wong A, Richards M, Fox NC, Schott JM 10/01/2024
rworkflows: automating reproducible practices for the R community. Nature Communications Journal Article Schilder BM, Murphy AE, Skene NG 02/01/2024
Severe COVID anxiety among adults in the United Kingdom: cohort study and nested feasibility trial. BMC Psychiatry Clinical Trial, Journal Article, Research Support Crawford MJ, King JD, McQuaid A, Bassett P, Leeson VC, Tella O, Di Simplicio M, Tyrer P, Tyrer H, Watt RG, Barnicot K 06/01/2024
Short-latency reaction time and accuracy are impaired in patients with cirrhosis: An international multicenter retrospective study. Geriatrics and Gerontology International Multicenter Study, Journal Article Miwa T, Richardson JK, Murphy SL, Ellmers TJ, Miwa Y, Maeda T, Hanai T, Shimizu M 01/01/2024
Subtypes of avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder in children and adolescents: a latent class analysis EClinicalMedicine Journal article Sanchez Cerezo J, Neale J, Julius N, Croudace T, Lynn RM, Hudson LD, Nicholls D 01/02/2024
The evolution of Ventral Intermediate Nucleus targeting in MRI guided Focused Ultrasound thalamotomy for Essential Tremor – an international multi-centre evaluation Frontiers in Neurology Journal article Jameel AJ, Akgun S, Yousif N, Smith J, Jones B, Nandi D, Bain P, Gedroyc W 23/04/2024
Treatment response in rheumatoid arthritis is predicted by the microbiome: a large observational study in UK DMARD-naïve patients. Rheumatology Journal Article Danckert NP, Freidin MB, Smith IG, Wells PM, Naeini MK, Visconti A, Compte R, MacGregor A, Williams FMK 30/01/2024
Ethical prescribing of psychotropic medications for people with neurodevelopmental disorders Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders Journal Article Deb S, Limbu B, Biano A, Bertelli MO 12/10/2023