Publications

Recent

Kevin RC, Lefever TW, Snyder RW, Patel PR, Fennel TR, Wiley JL, McGregor IS, Thomas BF (in press). In vitro and in vivo pharmacokinetics and metabolism of synthetic cannabinoids CUMYL-PICA and 5F-CUMYL-PICA. Forensic Toxicology.

Kevin RC, Wood KE, Stuart J, Mitchell AJ, Moir M, Banister SD, Kassiou M, McGregor IS (in press). Acute and residual effects in adolescent rats resulting from exposure to the novel synthetic cannabinoids AB-PINACA and AB-FUBINACA. Journal of Psychopharmacology.

Kevin RC, Allsop DJ, Lintzeris N, Dunlop AJ, Booth J, McGregor IS (2017). Urinary cannabinoid levels during nabiximols (Sativex)-medicated inpatient cannabis withdrawal. Forensic Toxicology, 35, 33-44.

Monds L, Paterson H, Ali S, Kemp R, Bryant R, McGregor IS (in press). Cortisol response and psychological distress predict susceptibility to false memories for a trauma film. Memory.

Too LK, McGregor IS, Bazter AG, Hunt NH (in press). Altered behavior and cognitive function following combined deletion of Toll-like receptors 2 and 4 in mice. Behavioural Brain Research.

Peters ST, Bowen MT, Bohrer K, McGregor IS, Neumann ID (in press). Oxytocin inhibits ethanol consumption and ethanol-induced dopamine release in the nucleus accumbens. Addiction Biology.

Banister SD, Moir M, Stuart J, Kevin RC, Wood KE, Longworth M, Beinat C, Wilkinson SM, Glass M, Connor M, McGregor IS, Kassiou M (2015). The pharmacology of indole and indazole cannabinoid designer drugs AB-FUBINACA, ADB-FUBINACA, AB-PINACA, 5F-AB-PINACA, 5F-ADB-PINACA, ADBICA, and 5F-ADBICA. ACS Chemical Neuroscience, 6, 1546-1559.

Banister SD, Stuart J, Conroy T, Longworth M, Manohar M, Beinat C, Wilkinson SM, Kevin RC, Hibbs DE, Glass M, Connor M, McGregor IS, Kassiou M (2015). Structure-activity relationships of synthetic cannabinoid designer drug RCS-4 and its regioisomers and C4-homologues. Forensic Toxicology, 1-12.

Banister SD, Stuart J, Kevin RC, Edington A, Longworth M, Wilkinson SM, Beinat C, Buchanan A, Hibbs DE, Glass M, Connor M, McGregor IS, Kassiou M (2015). The effects of bioisosteric fluorine in synthetic cannabinoid designer drugs JWH-018, AM-2201, UR-144, XLR-11, PB-22, 5F-PB-22, APICA, and STS-135. ACS Chemical Neuroscience.

Allsop D, Lintzeris N, Copeland J, Dunlop A, McGregor IS (2015). Cannabinoid Replacement Therapy (CRT): Nabiximols (Sativex) as a novel treatment for cannabis withdrawal and dependence. Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics. PubMed

Ramos L, Hicks C, Caminer A, Goodwin J, McGregor IS (2015). Oxytocin and MDMA (‘Ecstasy’) enhance social reward in rats.Psychopharmacology. PubMed

Hicks C, Ramos L, Reekie TA, Narlawar R, Kassiou M, McGregor IS (2015). WAY 267,464, a non-peptide oxytocin receptor agonist, impairs social recognition memory in rats through a vasopressin 1A receptor antagonist action. Psychopharmacology. PubMed

Bowen MT, Peters ST, Absalom N, Chebib M, Neumann ID, McGregor IS (2015). Oxytocin prevents ethanol actions at δ subunit-containing GABAA receptors and attenuates ethanol-induced motor impairment in rats. PNAS. PubMed

2014

Baracz SJ, Everett NA, McGregor IS, Cornish JL (2014). Oxytocin in the nucleus accumbens core reduces reinstatement of methamphetamine-seeking behaviour in rats. Addiction Biology.PubMed

Hicks C, Cornish J, Baracz S, Suraev A, McGregor IS. (2014). Adolescent pretreatment with oxytocin protects against adult methamphetamine-seeking behavior in female rats. Addiction Biology. PubMed

Bowen MT, Dass SAH, Booth J, Suraev A, Vyas A, McGregor IS (2014) Active coping towards predatory stress is associated with lower corticosterone and progesterone plasma levels and decreased methylation in the medial amygdala vasopressin system.Hormones and Behavior. PubMed

van Nieuwenhuijzen P, McGregor IS, Collins-Chebib M, Hunt G (2014) Regional Fos-expression induced by GHB: comparison with GBL and effects of co-administration of the GABA-B antagonist SCH 50911 and putative GHB antagonist NCS-382. Neuroscience.

Reekie TA, McGregor IS, Kassiou M (2014) Pyrazolo[1,4]diazepines as non-peptidic probes of the oxytocin and vasopressin receptors. Tetrahedron Letters, 55(33), 4568-4571.

Johnston J, Lintzeris N, Allsop DJ, Suraev A, Booth J, Carson DS, McGregor IS (2014). Lithium Carbonate in the Management of Cannabis Withdrawal: A randomized placebo-controlled trial in an inpatient setting. Psychopharmacology. PubMed

Too LK, McQuillan J, Ball H, Kanai M, Nakamura T, Funakoshi H, McGregor IS, Hunt N (2014) The kynurenine pathway contributes to long-term neuropsychological changes in experimental pneumococcal meningitis. Behavioural Brain Research, 270, 179-195.PubMed

Karanges, E, Stephenson CP, McGregor IS (2014) Longitudinal trends in the dispensing of psychotropic medications in Australia from 2009-2012: Focus on children, adolescents and prescriber specialty. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 48(10), 917-931. PubMed

Einfeld S, Smith E, McGregor IS, Steinbeck K, Taffe J, Rice L, Horstead S, Rogers N, Hodges A, Guastella AJ (2014) A double-blind randomised controlled trial of oxytocin nasal spray in Prader Willi syndrome. American Journal of Medical Genetics, 164(8), 2232-2239. PubMed

Ramos L, Hicks C, Caminer A, McGregor IS (2014) Inhaled vasopressin increases sociability and reduces body temperature and heart rate in rats. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 46, 46-51. PubMed

Wilkinson S, Gunosewoyo H, Barron M, Boucher A, McDonnell M, Turner P, Morrison D, Bennett M, McGregor IS, Rendina L, Kassiou, M (2014) The first CNS-active carborane: A novel P2X7 receptor antagonist with antidepressant activity. ACS Chemical Neuroscience, 5(5), 335-339. PubMed

Allsop DJ, McGregor IS, Dunlop A, Saddler C, Rivas G, Copeland J (2014) Changes in cigarette and alcohol use during cannabis abstinence. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 138, 54-60. PubMed

Suraev A, Bowen MT, Ali SO, Hicks C, Ramos L, McGregor IS (2014) Adolescent exposure to oxytocin, but not the selective oxytocin receptor agonist TGOT, increases social behavior and plasma oxytocin in adulthood. Hormones and Behavior, 65(5), 448-496.PubMed

Wong A, Keats K, Rooney K, Hicks C, Allsop D, Arnold J, McGregor IS (2014) Fasting and exercise increase plasma cannabinoid levels in THC pre-treated rats: An examination of behavioural consequences. Psychopharmacology. PubMed

Ahmed S, Kashem M, Sarker R, Ahmed EU, Hargreaves GA, McGregor IS (2014) Neuroadaptations in the striatal proteome of the rat following prolonged excessive sucrose intake. Neurochemical Research, 39(5), 815-824. PubMed

Too LK, Ball HJ, McGregor IS, Hunt NH. (2014) The Pro-inflammatory Cytokine Interferon-Gamma Is an Important Driver of Neuropathology and Behavioural Sequelae in Experimental Pneumococcal Meningitis. Brain, Behavior and Immunity, 40, 252-268.PubMed

Bowen MT, McGregor IS (2014) Oxytocin and vasopressin modulate the social response to threat: a preclinical study. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology. PubMed

Hicks C, Ramos L, Reekie T, Misagh GH, Narlawar R, Kassiou M, and McGregor IS (2014) Body temperature and cardiac changes induced by peripherally administered oxytocin, vasopressin and the non-peptide oxytocin receptor agonist WAY 267,464: A biotelemetry study in rats. British Journal of Pharmacology, 171(11), 2867-2887. PubMed

Too LK, Mitchell AJ, Yau B, Ball HJ, McGregor IS, and Hunt NH (2014) Interleukin-18 deficiency and its long-term behavioural and cognitive impacts in a murine model of pneumococcal meningitis. Behavioural Brain Research, 263, 176-189. PubMed

Allsop DJ, Copeland J, Lintzeris N, Dunlop AJ, Montebello M, Sadler C, Rivas GR, Holland RM, Muhleisen P, Norberg MM, Booth J, McGregor IS (2014) Nabiximols as an agonist replacement therapy during cannabis withdrawal: A randomized clinical trial. JAMA Psychiatry. PubMed

2013

Hunt GE, McGregor IS, Malhi GS (2013) Give me a hi-5! An additional version of the h-index. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. PubMed

Too LK, Ball HJ, McGregor IS, Hunt NH (2013) A novel automated test battery reveals enduring behavioural alterations and cognitive impairments in survivors of murine pneumococcal meningitis. Brain, Behavior and Immunity. PubMed

Wong A, Montebello ME, Norberg MM, Rooney K, Lintzeris N, Bruno R, Booth J, Arnold JC and McGregor IS (2013) Exercise increases plasma THC concentrations in regular cannabis users. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. PubMed

Quintana DS, Guastella AJ, McGregor IS, Hickie IB, Kemp AH (2013). Moderate alcohol intake is related to increased heart rate variability in young adults: Implications for health and wellbeing. Psychophysiology. PubMed

Karanges EA, Kashem MA, Sarker R, Ahmed EU, Ahmed S, Van Nieuwenhuijzen PS, Kemp AH, McGregor IS (2013). Hippocampal protein expression is differentially affected by chronic paroxetine treatment in adolescent and adult rats: a possible mechanism of “paradoxical” antidepressant responses in young persons. Frontiers in Pharmacology. PubMed

Swift W, Wong A, Li KM, Arnold JC, McGregor IS (2013) Analysis of cannabis seizures in NSW, Australia: Cannabis potency and cannabinoid profile. PLoS One. 8(7), e70052. Article

Bowen MT, Kevin RC, May M, Staples LG, Hunt GE, McGregor IS (2013) Defensive aggregation (huddling) in Rattus norvegicustoward predator odor: Individual differences, social buffering effects and neural correlates. PLoS One. 8(7), e68383. Article

Ramos L, Hicks C, Kevin RC, Caminer A, Narlawar R, Kassiou M, McGregor IS (2013) Acute prosocial effects of oxytocin and vasopressin when given alone or in combination with 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA, ‘Ecstasy’) in rats: Involvement of the V1A receptor. Neuropsychopharmacology. 38(11), 2249-2259. PubMed

McGregor IS, Bowen MT (2013) Oxytocin and addiction: recent preclinical advances and future clinical potential. In: Oxytocin, Vasopressin and Related Peptides in the Regulation of Behavior. Edited by Choleris E, Pfaff DW, Kavaliers M. Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press, 270-287.

Banister S, Wilkinson S, Longworth M, Stuart J, Apetz N, English K, Brooker L, Goebel C, Hibbs D, Glass M, Connor M, McGregor IS, and Kassiou M (in press) The synthesis and pharmacological evaluation of adamantane-derived indoles: Cannabimimetic drugs of abuse. ACS Chemical Neuroscience. 4(7), 1081-1092. PubMed

Quintana DS, Guastella AJ, McGregor IS, Hickie IB, and Kemp AH (2013) Heart rate variability predicts alcohol craving in alcohol dependent outpatients: Further evidence for HRV as a psychophysiological marker of self-regulation. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 132(1-2), 395-398. PubMed

Motbey CP, Clemens K, Apetz N, Winstock AR, Ramsey J, Li KM, Wyatt N, Callaghan PD, Bowen MT, Cornish J, and McGregor IS (2013) High levels of intravenous mephedrone (4- Methylmethcathinone) self-administration in rats: Neural consequences and comparison with methamphetamine. Journal of Psychopharmacology. 27(9), 823-836. PubMed

Spencer JR, Darbyshire K, Boucher AA, Kashem MA, Long LE, McGregor IS, Karl T, and Arnold JC (2013) Novel molecular changes induced by Nrg1 hypomorphism and Nrg1-cannabinoid interaction in adolescence: a hippocampal proteomic study in mice. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 7, 15. PubMed

Carson D, Guastella A, Taylor E, McGregor IS (2013) A brief history of oxytocin and its role in modulating psychostimulant effects.Journal of Psychopharmacology. 27(3), 231-247. PubMed

Bosanquet DP, MacDougall H, Rogers S, Starmer G, McKetin R, Blaszczynski A, and McGregor IS (2013) Driving on ice: Impaired driving skills in current methamphetamine users. Psychopharmacology. 255(1), 161-172. PubMed

Quintana DS, McGregor IS, Guastella AJ, Mahli GS, and Kemp AH (2013) A Meta-analysis on the Impact of Alcohol Dependence on Short-term Resting State Heart Rate Variability: Implications for Cardiovascular Risk. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 37, E23-29. PubMed

Stephenson CP, Karanges E, McGregor IS (2013) Trends in the utilisation of psychotropic medications in Australia from 2000-2011.Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 47(1), 74-87. Pubmed

Long EL, Chesworth R, Huang X, McGregor IS, Arnold JC, Karl T (2013) Transmembrane domain Nrg1 mutant mice show altered susceptibility to the neurobehavioural actions of repeated THC exposure in adolescence. International Journal of Neuropsychoaphrmacology. 9, 1-13. PubMed

2012

Motbey CP, Karanges E, Li KM, Wilkinson S, Winstock AR, Ramsay J, Hicks C, Kendig MD, Wyatt N, Callaghan PD, and McGregor IS (2012) Mephedrone in adolescent rats: Residual memory impairment and acute but not lasting 5-HT depletion. PLoS One. 7(9), e45473. PubMed

Kashem MA, Ahmed S, Sarker R, Ahmed EU, Hargreaves GA and McGregor IS (2012) Long-term daily access to alcohol alters dopamine-related synthesis and signaling proteins in the rat striatum. Neurochemistry International. 61(8), 1280-1288. PubMed

Carson DS, Bosanquet DP, Carter S, Pournajafi-Nazarloo H, Blaszczynski A, McGregor IS (2012) Preliminary evidence for lowered basal cortisol in a naturalistic sample of methamphetamine polydrug users. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. 20(6), 497-503. PubMed

Kashem M, Ahmed EU, Ahmed S, Ukai W, Matsumoto I, McGregor IS, Kemp AH (2012) Antipsychotic induced alteration of growth and proteome of rat neural stem cells. Neurochemical Research. 37(8), 1649-1657. PubMed

May M, Bowen MT, McGregor IS, Timberlake W (2012) Rubbings deposited by cats elicit defensive behavior in rats. Physiology and Behavior. 107(5), 711-718. PubMed

Hicks C, Jorgensen W, Brown C, Fardell J, Koehbach J, Gruber CW, Kassiou M, Hunt GE, McGregor IS (2012) The nonpeptide oxytocin receptor agonist WAY 267,464: Receptor binding profile, prosocial effects and distribution of c-fos expression in adolescent rats. Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 24(7), 1012-1029. PubMed

Bowen MT, Keats K, Kendig MD, Cakic V, Callaghan PD, McGregor IS (2012) Aggregation in quads but not pairs of rats exposed to cat odor or bright light. Behavioural Processes. 90, 331-336. PubMed

McGregor IS and Bowen T (2012) Breaking the loop: Oxytocin as a potential treatment for drug addiction. Hormones and Behavior. 61, 331-339. PubMed

Long LE, Chesworth R, Huang X, Wong A, Spiro A, McGregor IS, Arnold J, Karl T (2012) Distinct neurobehavioural effects of cannabidiol in transmembrane domain neuregulin 1 mutant mice. PLoSOne. 7(4), e34129. PubMed

Cornish JL, Hunt GE, Robins L, McGregor IS. (2012) Regional c-Fos and FosB/∆FosB expression associated with chronic methamphetamine self-administration and methamphetamine-seeking behavior in rats. Neuroscience. 206, 100-114. PubMed

Baracz SJ, Rourke PI, Pardey MC, Hunt GE, McGregor IS, Cornish J (2012) Oxytocin directly administered into the nucleus accumbens core or subthalamic nucleus attenuates methamphetamine-induced conditioned place preference. Behavioural Brain Research. 228(1), 185-193. PubMed

Wong A, Gunasekaran N, Hancock DP, Denyer GS, Meng L, Radford JL, McGregor IS, Arnold JC (2012) The Major Plant-derived Cannabinoid Δ9 -Tetrahydrocannabinol Promotes Hypertrophy and Macrophage Infiltration in Adipose Tissue. Hormone and Metabolism Research. 44(2), 105-113. PubMed

2011

Bowen MT, Carson DS, Spiro A, Arnold JC, McGregor IS (2011) Adolescent Oxytocin Exposure Causes Persistent Reductions in Anxiety and Alcohol Consumption and Enhances Sociability in Rats. PLoS One. 6, e27237. PubMed

Karanges E and McGregor IS (2011) Antidepressants and adolescent brain development. Future Neurology. 6, 783-808. Journal Article

Motbey CP, Hunt GE, Bowen MT, Artiss S, McGregor IS. (2011) Mephedrone (4-Methylmethcathinone, “Meow”): Acute Behavioural Effects and Distribution of Fos Expression in Adolescent Rats. Addiction Biology. PubMed

Klein, C,  Karanges E, Spiro, A, Wong A,  Spencer J,  Huynh T, Gunasekaran N,  Karl T,  Long L, Huang X-F,  Liu K, Arnold JC, McGregor I.S. (2011) Cannabidiol potentiates Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) behavioural effects and alters THC pharmacokinetics during acute and chronic treatment in adolescent rats. Psychopharmacology. 218, 443-457. PubMed

Karanges E, Li KM, Motbey C, Callaghan, PD, Katsifis A, McGregor IS (2011) Differential behavioral and neurochemical outcomes from chronic paroxetine treatment in adolescent and adult rats: a model of adverse antidepressant effects in human adolescents?International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology. 14, 491-504. PubMed

Kendig MD, Bowen MT, Kemp AH, McGregor IS (2011) Predatory threat induces huddling in adolescent rats and residual changes in early adulthood suggestive of increased resilience. Behavioural Brain Research. 225, 405-414. PubMed

Boucher AA, Arnold JC, Hunt GE, Spiro A, Spencer J, Brown C, McGregor IS, Bennett MR, Kassiou M (2011). Resilience and reduced c-Fos expression in P2X7 receptor knockout mice exposed to repeated forced swim test. Neuroscience. 189, 170-177. PubMed

Hargreaves GA, Wang, EYJ, Lawrence AJ, McGregor IS (2011) Beer promotes high levels of alcohol intake in adolescent and adult alcohol-preferring rats. Alcohol. 45, 485-498. PubMed

Hunt GE, McGregor IS, Callaghan PD. (2011) MDMA-induced c-Fos expression in oxytocin-containing neurons is blocked by pretreatment with the 5-HT-1A receptor antagonist WAY 100635. Brain Research Bulletin. 86, 65-73. PubMed

Sokolic L, Long LE, Hunt GE, Arnold JC, McGregor IS (2011) Disruptive effects of the prototypical cannabinoid delta9-THC and the FAAH Inhibitor URB-597 on Go-/No-Go auditory discrimination performance and olfactory reversal learning in rats. Behavioural Pharmacology. 22, 191-202. PubMed

Verty ANA, Evetts MJ, Crouch GJ, McGregor IS, Stefanidis A and Oldfield BJ (2011) Delta-9-tetrahydrocannibinol (THC) attenuates weight loss in an activity based model of anorexia nervosa. Neuropsychopharmacology. 36, 1349-1358. PubMed

GE Hunt, PS Van Nieuwenhuijzen, T Chan-Ling, IS McGregor (2011). ‘When an old rat smells a cat': a decline in defense-related, but not accessory olfactory, Fos expression in aged rats. Neurobiology of Aging. 32, 737-749. PubMed

Boucher AA, Hunt GE, Micheau J, Huang XF, McGregor IS, Karl T, and Arnold JC (2011) The schizophrenia-susceptibility gene neuregulin 1 modulates tolerance to the effects of cannabinoids. The International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology. 14, 631-643. PubMed

2010

van Nieuwenhuijzen PS, Long LE, Hunt GE, Arnold JC and McGregor IS (2010) Residual social, memory and oxytocin-related changes in rats following repeated exposure to gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB), 3,4 methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) or their combination. Psychopharmacology. 212(4), 663-74. PubMed

Carson DS, Cornish JL, Guastella AJ, Hunt GE, and McGregor IS (2010) Oxytocin decreases methamphetamine self-administration, methamphetamine hyperactivity, and relapse to methamphetamine-seeking behaviour in rats. Neuropharmacology 58, 38-43.PubMed

Carson DS, Hunt GE, Cornish JL, Guastella AJ, Boucher A, Arnold J. and McGregor IS (2010) Systemically administered oxytocin decreases methamphetamine activation of the subthalamic nucleus and accumbens core and stimulates oxytocinergic neurons in the hypothalamus. Addiction Biology 15(4), 448-63. PubMed

Arnold JC, Dielenberg RA, McGregor IS (2010) Cannabinoids increase conditioned ultrasonic vocalisations and cat odour avoidance in rats: strain differences in drug-induced anxiety. Life Sciences. 87(17-18), 572-8. PubMed

Long LE, Chesworth R, Huang XF, McGregor IS, Arnold JC, Karl T (2010) A behavioural comparison of acute and chronic delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol in C57BL/6JArc mice. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology 13, 861-876.PubMed

van Nieuwenhuijzen PS, Kashem MA, Matsumoto I, Hunt GE, McGregor IS. (2010) A long hangover from party drugs: residual proteomic changes in the hippocampus of rats 8 weeks after gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB), 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) or their combination. Neurochemistry International 56:871-877. PubMed

McGregor IS, Thompson MR, Callaghan PD (2010) MDMA (Ecstasy). In: Stolerman I (ed) Encyclopaedia of Psychopharmacology.Elsevier.

Thompson MR, Callaghan PD, McGregor IS. (2010) The Pharmacology of MDMA (Ecstasy). In: Degenhardt L. & Hall W. (eds) (2010). The health and psychological effects of “ecstasy” (MDMA) use. National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre. University of New South Wales, Sydney. NDARC Monograph No. 62.

2009

Gunasekaran N, Long L, Arnold JC, McGregor IS. (2009) Reintoxication: the release of fat-stored delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) into blood is enhanced by food deprivation or ACTH exposure. British Journal of Pharmacology 158, 1330-1337. PubMed

Staples LG, McGregor IS & Hunt, GE. (2009) Long-lasting FosB/delta-FosB immunoreactivity in the rat brain after repeated cat odor exposure. Neuroscience Letters 462, 157-161. PubMed

Kashem, MA, Etages HD, Kopitar-Jerala N, McGregor IS, Matsumoto I. (2009) Differential protein expression in the corpus callosum (body) of human alcoholic brain. Journal of Neurochemistry 110, 486-495. PubMed

van Nieuwenhuijzen PS, McGregor IS (2009) Sedative and hypothermic effects of gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) in rats alone and in combination with other drugs: assessment using biotelemetry. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 103, 137-147. PubMed

McGregor, IS (2009) Getting to know your drugs. Gestalt Journal of Australia and New Zealand 5, 88-91.

Kashem MA, Sarker R, Etages HD, Machaalan R, King N, McGregor IS, Matsumoto I. (2009) Comparative proteomics in the corpus callosal sub-regions of postmortem human brain. Neurochemistry International 55, 483-490. PubMed

Kashem MA, Ummehany R, Ukai R, Hashimoto E, Saito T,  McGregor IS, Matsumoto I. (2009) Effects of typical (Haloperidol) and atypical (Risperidone) antipsychotic agents on protein expression in rat neural stem cells. Neurochemistry International 55, 558-565. PubMed

Verty ANA, Boon WM, Mallet PE, McGregor IS and Oldfield BJ (2009) Involvement of hypothalamic peptides in the anorectic action of the CB1 receptor antagonist rimonabant (SR 141716). European Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 2207-2216. PubMed

Van Nieuwenhuijzen PS, McGregor IS, Hunt GE (2009) The distribution of gamma-hydroxybutyrate-induced Fos expression in rat brain: Comparison with baclofen. Neuroscience,158, 441-455. PubMed

Hargreaves GA, Quinn H, Kashem MA, Matsumoto I, McGregor IS. (2009) Proteomic analysis demonstrates adolescent vulnerability to lasting hippocampal changes following chronic alcohol consumption. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 33, 86-94.PubMed

Thompson MR, Hunt GE, McGregor IS. (2009) Neural correlates of MDMA (“Ecstasy”)-induced social interaction in rats. Social Neuroscience 4, 60-72. PubMed

van Nieuwenhuijzen PS, Li KM,  Hunt GE, McGregor IS. (2009) Weekly gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) exposure sensitizes locomotor hyperactivity to low dose 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) in rats. Neuropsychobiology 60, 195-203.PubMed

Hargreaves, G.A., Monds, L., Gunasekaran, N., Dawson, B. and McGregor, IS. (2009) Intermittent access to beer promotes binge-like drinking in adolescent but not adult Wistar rats. Alcohol 43, 305-314. PubMed

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