Feng Chen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Chronic antidepressant treatment causes a selective reduction of mu-opioid receptor binding and functional coupling to G Proteins in the amygdala of fawn-hooded rats
    Feng Chen
    Howard Florey Institute, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 310:1020-6. 2004
  2. pmc The orexin system regulates alcohol-seeking in rats
    Andrew J Lawrence
    Brain Injury and Repair Group, Howard Florey Institute, University of Melbourne, Royal Parade, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Br J Pharmacol 148:752-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Neuropeptides: implications for alcoholism
    Michael S Cowen
    The Howard Florey Institute, University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    J Neurochem 89:273-85. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Cocaine-mediated synaptic potentiation is absent in VTA neurons from mGlu5-deficient mice
    Michael K Bird
    Howard Florey Institute, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 13:133-41. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Nicotine-induced dystonic arousal complex in a mouse line harboring a human autosomal-dominant nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy mutation
    Yaroslav Teper
    Howard Florey Institute, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    J Neurosci 27:10128-42. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The GABA(B) receptor allosteric modulator CGP7930, like baclofen, reduces operant self-administration of ethanol in alcohol-preferring rats
    Jian hui Liang
    Department of Neuropharmacology, National Institute of Drug Dependence, University of Peking, Beijing, P R China
    Neuropharmacology 50:632-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The effects of antidepressant treatment on serotonergic and dopaminergic systems in Fawn-Hooded rats: a quantitative autoradiography study
    Feng Chen
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Brain Res 976:22-9. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint 5-HT2A/2C receptor and 5-HT transporter densities in mice prone or resistant to chronic high-fat diet-induced obesity: a quantitative autoradiography study
    Xu Feng Huang
    Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, Smart Food Center, Department of Biomedical Science, University of Wollongong, Northfield Avenue, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Brain Res 1018:227-35. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of acute reperfused myocardial infarction: intraindividual comparison of ECIII-60 and Gd-DTPA in a swine model
    Jiyang Jin
    Department of Radiology, Zhongda Hospital of Southeast University, Nanjing, China
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:248-56. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Rodent stroke induced by photochemical occlusion of proximal middle cerebral artery: evolution monitored with MR imaging and histopathology
    Feng Chen
    Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Radiol 63:68-75. 2007

Collaborators

  • Hong Ju Yang
  • M S Cowen
  • A J Lawrence
  • D H Overstreet
  • Jürgen Götz
  • Yicheng Ni
  • Michael K Bird
  • Steven Petrou
  • Xiaomin He
  • Marie Van De Putte
  • Jiyang Jin
  • Yaroslav Teper
  • Jian hui Liang
  • Luka Kulic
  • Guy Marchal
  • Ben Yan Luo
  • Yasuhiro Suzuki
  • Xu Feng Huang
  • Ching Pin Chang
  • Xian Ming Shi
  • Heneu O Tan
  • Christopher A Reid
  • Jirong Qi
  • Qun Gu
  • Li Shen
  • Huaijun Wang
  • Yin Kj
  • Peter A M de Witte
  • Haitao Gu
  • Xuming Mo
  • Wei Peng
  • Rufang Zhang
  • Jian Sun
  • Ilse Gantois
  • Yi Feng
  • J Michael McIntosh
  • Douglas Whyte
  • Qindi Jin
  • Shengqi Wang
  • Michael J Marks
  • Henry A Lester
  • Gaojun Teng
  • Carlos Fonck
  • Sharon R Grady
  • Yu Wang
  • Cesar Labarca
  • Yibo Jiang
  • Elizabeth Cahir
  • Qin Lu
  • Bruce N Cohen
  • Mark Murphy
  • Philip J Davies
  • Samuel F Berkovic
  • John Waddington
  • Zhen Wang
  • Tristan McClure-Begley
  • Malcolm K Horne
  • John Drago
  • Yanping Wu
  • Elena Krstew
  • Philip M Beart
  • Roger M Nitsch
  • M Hasan Mohajeri
  • Fiona Y Carroll
  • Jay Tracy
  • Duncan Crawford
  • Hong Li
  • Pascal Kurosinski
  • Xiang Ming Chen
  • Min Tang
  • Zhi Chen
  • Len Storlien
  • Gerald R Crabtree
  • Heidi E Joist
  • Xin Huang
  • Jonathan A Epstein
  • Mei Han
  • Nobuo Nagai
  • Desire Collen
  • Joel R Neilson
  • Bradley W McDill
  • Yue Jiang

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Chronic antidepressant treatment causes a selective reduction of mu-opioid receptor binding and functional coupling to G Proteins in the amygdala of fawn-hooded rats
    Feng Chen
    Howard Florey Institute, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 310:1020-6. 2004
    ....
  2. pmc The orexin system regulates alcohol-seeking in rats
    Andrew J Lawrence
    Brain Injury and Repair Group, Howard Florey Institute, University of Melbourne, Royal Parade, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Br J Pharmacol 148:752-9. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Neuropeptides: implications for alcoholism
    Michael S Cowen
    The Howard Florey Institute, University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    J Neurochem 89:273-85. 2004
    ..The review also outlines potential directions for further research to clarify neuropeptide involvement in neuromodulation within discrete brain nuclei pertinent to behavioural patterns...
  4. doi request reprint Cocaine-mediated synaptic potentiation is absent in VTA neurons from mGlu5-deficient mice
    Michael K Bird
    Howard Florey Institute, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 13:133-41. 2010
    ..In contrast, the mGlu5 receptor may not be essential for psychostimulant behavioural sensitization; although it probably impacts other aspects drug addiction, such as motivation to self-administer...
  5. ncbi request reprint Nicotine-induced dystonic arousal complex in a mouse line harboring a human autosomal-dominant nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy mutation
    Yaroslav Teper
    Howard Florey Institute, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    J Neurosci 27:10128-42. 2007
    ..Our model complements what is seen in other ADNFLE animal models. Together, these mice cover the spectrum of behavioral and electrographic events seen in the human condition...
  6. ncbi request reprint The GABA(B) receptor allosteric modulator CGP7930, like baclofen, reduces operant self-administration of ethanol in alcohol-preferring rats
    Jian hui Liang
    Department of Neuropharmacology, National Institute of Drug Dependence, University of Peking, Beijing, P R China
    Neuropharmacology 50:632-9. 2006
    ..These data demonstrate the potential of positive allosteric modulators of metabotropic GABA(B) receptors to regulate alcohol responding...
  7. ncbi request reprint The effects of antidepressant treatment on serotonergic and dopaminergic systems in Fawn-Hooded rats: a quantitative autoradiography study
    Feng Chen
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Brain Res 976:22-9. 2003
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint 5-HT2A/2C receptor and 5-HT transporter densities in mice prone or resistant to chronic high-fat diet-induced obesity: a quantitative autoradiography study
    Xu Feng Huang
    Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, Smart Food Center, Department of Biomedical Science, University of Wollongong, Northfield Avenue, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Brain Res 1018:227-35. 2004
    ..It provides neural anatomical bases by which genetic variability in 5-HT2A/2C receptors and 5-HT transporter may influence satiety and sensory aspects of energy balance...
  9. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of acute reperfused myocardial infarction: intraindividual comparison of ECIII-60 and Gd-DTPA in a swine model
    Jiyang Jin
    Department of Radiology, Zhongda Hospital of Southeast University, Nanjing, China
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:248-56. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Rodent stroke induced by photochemical occlusion of proximal middle cerebral artery: evolution monitored with MR imaging and histopathology
    Feng Chen
    Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Radiol 63:68-75. 2007
    ..To longitudinally investigate stroke in rats after photothrombotic occlusion of proximal middle cerebral artery (MCA) with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in correlation with histopathology...
  11. ncbi request reprint Combination of VEGF(165)/Angiopoietin-1 gene and endothelial progenitor cells for therapeutic neovascularization
    Feng Chen
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Zhongnan Hospital, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430071, China
    Eur J Pharmacol 568:222-30. 2007
    ..It seemed that the former strategy may be a promising therapy for ischemic diseases...
  12. ncbi request reprint Microplasmin and tissue plasminogen activator: comparison of therapeutic effects in rat stroke model at multiparametric MR imaging
    Feng Chen
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals, University of Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Radiology 244:429-38. 2007
    ..To prospectively compare therapeutic and hemorrhagic effects of microplasmin and tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) in stroke therapy by using multiparametric magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in a photothrombotic rat stroke model...
  13. ncbi request reprint Diffusion weighted imaging in small rodents using clinical MRI scanners
    Feng Chen
    Biomedical Imaging, Interventional Therapy and Contrast Media Research, Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Methods 43:12-20. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Autoradiographic quantification of neurochemical markers of serotonin, dopamine and opioid systems in rat brain mesolimbic regions following chronic St John's wort treatment
    Feng Chen
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Monash University, Wellington Road, PO Box 13E, 3800, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol 367:126-33. 2003
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Neuroprotective effect of diazoxide on brain injury induced by cerebral ischemia/reperfusion during deep hypothermia
    Xiaomin He
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Hospital Nanjing, Nanjing Medical, University, Nanjing, 210008, China
    J Neurol Sci 268:18-27. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of diazoxide on apoptosis and the relative mechanisms in a model of brain injury induced by cerebral ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) during deep hypothermia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hypericin as a marker for determination of tissue viability after intratumoral ethanol injection in a murine liver tumor model
    Marie Van De Putte
    Laboratory for Pharmaceutical Biology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University Hospital, K U Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Acad Radiol 15:107-13. 2008
    ..In this preclinical proof-of-principle study, the necrosis avid agent hypericin was investigated as a potential early indicator for therapeutic response after ethanol-mediated chemical ablation in murine liver tumors...
  17. ncbi request reprint Delayed perfusion phenomenon in a rat stroke model at 1.5 T MR: an imaging sign parallel to spontaneous reperfusion and ischemic penumbra?
    Feng Chen
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals, Catholic University of Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Radiol 61:70-8. 2007
    ..Delayed perfusion (DP) sign at MR imaging was reported in stroke patients. We sought to experimentally elucidate its relation to spontaneous reperfusion and ischemic penumbra...
  18. ncbi request reprint Modulation of high alcohol drinking in the inbred Fawn-Hooded (FH/Wjd) rat strain: implications for treatment
    David H Overstreet
    Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies and Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Addict Biol 11:356-73. 2006
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  19. ncbi request reprint Microplasmin reduces ischemic brain damage and improves neurological function in a rat stroke model monitored with MRI
    Yasuhiro Suzuki
    Center for Molecular and Vascular Biology, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Stroke 35:2402-6. 2004
    ..Microplasmin (microPli), a derivative of plasmin lacking the 5 "kringle" domains, was studied in a rat thrombotic stroke model with MRI monitoring...
  20. ncbi request reprint Visualization of stroke with clinical MR imagers in rats: a feasibility study
    Feng Chen
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals, K U Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Radiology 233:905-11. 2004
    ..05). There was no difference in lesion size at perfusion-weighted MR imaging between superacute and subacute phases (P > .05). Performance of certain stroke-related research in rats is feasible with clinical MR imagers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Rat cerebral ischemia induced with photochemical occlusion of proximal middle cerebral artery: a stroke model for MR imaging research
    Feng Chen
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals, K U Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    MAGMA 17:103-8. 2004
    ..The present PIT model in rats has been successfully adopted for MRI research, which might be feasible for certain stroke studies and should be beneficial for the evaluation on effects of potential diagnostic and therapeutic approaches...
  22. ncbi request reprint Dynamic susceptibility contrast-enhanced perfusion MR imaging at 1.5 T predicts final infarct size in a rat stroke model
    Feng Chen
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals, K U Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurosci Methods 141:55-60. 2005
    ..05) suggests that early source images from DSC-PWI at 1.5T MR scanner is feasible to noninvasively predict the final infarct size in rat models of stroke...
  23. pmc Construction of a eukaryotic expression plasmid of Humanin
    Ben Yan Luo
    J Zhejiang Univ Sci B 6:11-3. 2005
    ..To construct a eukaryotic expression plasmid pcDNA3.1(-)-Humanin...
  24. ncbi request reprint Active immunization trial in Abeta42-injected P301L tau transgenic mice
    Luka Kulic
    Division of Psychiatry Research, University of Zurich, August Forel Str 1, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Neurobiol Dis 22:50-6. 2006
    ..Further studies are required to determine whether modifications of our protocol could affect the Abeta42-mediated induction of NFT formation...
  25. pmc Calcineurin is required in urinary tract mesenchyme for the development of the pyeloureteral peristaltic machinery
    Ching Pin Chang
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Stanford University Medical Center, California, USA
    J Clin Invest 113:1051-8. 2004
    ..These studies also emphasize the importance of functional obstruction, resulting from developmental abnormality, in causing congenital obstructive nephropathy...
  26. ncbi request reprint Liver tumor model with implanted rhabdomyosarcoma in rats: MR imaging, microangiography, and histopathologic analysis
    Feng Chen
    Department of Radiology and Laboratory of Experimental Radiobiology and Oncology, University Hospitals, Catholic University of Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Radiology 239:554-62. 2006
    ..Implantation of a rhabdomyosarcoma tumor in the livers of rats is feasible and reproducible, and this animal model seems promising for future testing of new diagnostic and therapeutic strategies...
  27. ncbi request reprint High-yield production of lutein by the green microalga Chlorella protothecoides in heterotrophic fed-batch culture
    Xian Ming Shi
    Key Laboratory of Microbiology of Agricultural Ministry, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan 430070, P R China
    Biotechnol Prog 18:723-7. 2002
    ..6% decrease in cell dry weight concentration as compared to the fed-batch culture (30 L) without such a treatment. The enhancement of lutein production resulted from the combination of nitrogen limitation and high-temperature stress...