Katerina Zavitsanou

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effect of maternal immune activation on the kynurenine pathway in preadolescent rat offspring and on MK801-induced hyperlocomotion in adulthood: amelioration by COX-2 inhibition
    Katerina Zavitsanou
    School of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia Neuroscience Research Australia, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia Schizophrenia Research Institute, Liverpool St, Darlinghurst, NSW 2011, Australia Electronic address
    Brain Behav Immun 41:173-81. 2014
  2. pmc Comparison of Cannabinoid CB(1) Receptor Binding in Adolescent and Adult Rats: A Positron Emission Tomography Study Using [F]MK-9470
    Mathieu Verdurand
    Schizophrenia Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Mol Imaging 2011:548123. 2011
  3. pmc Synergistic Effect between Maternal Infection and Adolescent Cannabinoid Exposure on Serotonin 5HT1A Receptor Binding in the Hippocampus: Testing the "Two Hit" Hypothesis for the Development of Schizophrenia
    Victoria S Dalton
    Schizophrenia Research Institute, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia Department of Psychiatry and Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    ISRN Psychiatry 2012:451865. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Neonatal lipopolysaccharide treatment has long-term effects on monoaminergic and cannabinoid receptors in the rat
    Katerina Zavitsanou
    School of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Synapse 67:290-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Prenatal poly I:C age-dependently alters cannabinoid type 1 receptors in offspring: a longitudinal small animal PET study using [(18)F]MK-9470
    Mathieu Verdurand
    Schizophrenia Research Institute, Sydney, Australia ANSTO LifeSciences, ANSTO, PMB 1 Menai, NSW 2234, Australia Neuroscience Research Center Lyon CRNL, CNRS UMR5292, INSERM U1028, BioRaN Team, Lyon, France Electronic address
    Exp Neurol 257:162-9. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Rapid cortico-limbic alterations in AMPA receptor densities after administration of PCP: implications for schizophrenia
    Katerina Zavitsanou
    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation ANSTO, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Chem Neuroanat 36:71-6. 2008
  7. pmc Increases in [3H]muscimol and [3H]flumazenil binding in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in schizophrenia are linked to α4 and γ2S mRNA levels respectively
    Mathieu Verdurand
    Schizophrenia Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e52724. 2013
  8. doi request reprint GABA(A) receptor density is altered by cannabinoid treatment in the hippocampus of adult but not adolescent rats
    Mathieu Verdurand
    Schizophrenia Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Brain Res 1351:238-45. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Cannabinoid effects on CB1 receptor density in the adolescent brain: an autoradiographic study using the synthetic cannabinoid HU210
    Victoria S Dalton
    Schizophrenia Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Synapse 64:845-54. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Differential treatment regimen-related effects of cannabinoids on D1 and D2 receptors in adolescent and adult rat brain
    Victoria S Dalton
    Schizophrenia Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
    J Chem Neuroanat 40:272-80. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Effect of maternal immune activation on the kynurenine pathway in preadolescent rat offspring and on MK801-induced hyperlocomotion in adulthood: amelioration by COX-2 inhibition
    Katerina Zavitsanou
    School of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia Neuroscience Research Australia, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia Schizophrenia Research Institute, Liverpool St, Darlinghurst, NSW 2011, Australia Electronic address
    Brain Behav Immun 41:173-81. 2014
    ..Our study reveals the blood KP as a potential mechanism by which MIA interferes with postnatal brain maturation and associated behavioural disturbances and emphasises the preventative potential of inflammation targeting drugs. ..
  2. pmc Comparison of Cannabinoid CB(1) Receptor Binding in Adolescent and Adult Rats: A Positron Emission Tomography Study Using [F]MK-9470
    Mathieu Verdurand
    Schizophrenia Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Mol Imaging 2011:548123. 2011
    ..1, P < 0.0001). This ontogenetic pattern, suggesting increase of CB(1)R during the transition from adolescence to adulthood, is the opposite of most other neuroreceptor systems undergoing pruning during this period...
  3. pmc Synergistic Effect between Maternal Infection and Adolescent Cannabinoid Exposure on Serotonin 5HT1A Receptor Binding in the Hippocampus: Testing the "Two Hit" Hypothesis for the Development of Schizophrenia
    Victoria S Dalton
    Schizophrenia Research Institute, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia Department of Psychiatry and Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    ISRN Psychiatry 2012:451865. 2012
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  4. doi request reprint Neonatal lipopolysaccharide treatment has long-term effects on monoaminergic and cannabinoid receptors in the rat
    Katerina Zavitsanou
    School of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Synapse 67:290-9. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Prenatal poly I:C age-dependently alters cannabinoid type 1 receptors in offspring: a longitudinal small animal PET study using [(18)F]MK-9470
    Mathieu Verdurand
    Schizophrenia Research Institute, Sydney, Australia ANSTO LifeSciences, ANSTO, PMB 1 Menai, NSW 2234, Australia Neuroscience Research Center Lyon CRNL, CNRS UMR5292, INSERM U1028, BioRaN Team, Lyon, France Electronic address
    Exp Neurol 257:162-9. 2014
    ..The increased CB1R expression in adulthood following poly I:C mirrors the increased CB1R observed in patients with schizophrenia in post-mortem and in vivo PET studies. ..
  6. doi request reprint Rapid cortico-limbic alterations in AMPA receptor densities after administration of PCP: implications for schizophrenia
    Katerina Zavitsanou
    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation ANSTO, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Chem Neuroanat 36:71-6. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Increases in [3H]muscimol and [3H]flumazenil binding in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in schizophrenia are linked to α4 and γ2S mRNA levels respectively
    Mathieu Verdurand
    Schizophrenia Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e52724. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint GABA(A) receptor density is altered by cannabinoid treatment in the hippocampus of adult but not adolescent rats
    Mathieu Verdurand
    Schizophrenia Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Brain Res 1351:238-45. 2010
    ..In addition, our results suggest that the adolescent brain does not display the same compensatory mechanisms that are activated in the adult brain following cannabinoid treatment...
  9. doi request reprint Cannabinoid effects on CB1 receptor density in the adolescent brain: an autoradiographic study using the synthetic cannabinoid HU210
    Victoria S Dalton
    Schizophrenia Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Synapse 64:845-54. 2010
    ..This reduced compensatory response may contribute to some acute behavioral effects, the pharmacological cross-tolerance and the long-lasting, adverse psychological consequences of cannabinoid exposure during adolescence...
  10. doi request reprint Differential treatment regimen-related effects of cannabinoids on D1 and D2 receptors in adolescent and adult rat brain
    Victoria S Dalton
    Schizophrenia Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
    J Chem Neuroanat 40:272-80. 2010
    ..These results suggest that the adolescent rat brain does not display the same compensatory mechanisms activated in the adult brain following cannabinoid treatment...
  11. doi request reprint Receptor changes in brain tissue of rats treated as neonates with capsaicin
    Katerina Zavitsanou
    Radiopharmaceutical Research Institute, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization ANSTO, Menai, New South Wales, Australia
    J Chem Neuroanat 39:248-55. 2010
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  12. pmc Paranoid schizophrenia is characterized by increased CB1 receptor binding in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex
    Victoria S Dalton
    ANSTO Life Sciences, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Neuropsychopharmacology 36:1620-30. 2011
    ..Our findings confirm the existence of a CB(1)R dysregulation in SCZ and underline the need for further investigation of the role of this receptor particularly in those diagnosed with paranoid SCZ...
  13. doi request reprint Testosterone attenuates and the selective estrogen receptor modulator, raloxifene, potentiates amphetamine-induced locomotion in male rats
    Tertia D Purves-Tyson
    Schizophrenia Research Institute, Sydney, Australia Schizophrenia Research Laboratory, Neuroscience Research Australia, Barker Street, Sydney, Australia School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia Electronic address
    Horm Behav 70:73-84. 2015
    ..Treatment with raloxifene appears to potentiate amphetamine-induced locomotion and to have an opposite effect to that of testosterone in male rats. ..
  14. pmc Mismatch negativity (MMN) in freely-moving rats with several experimental controls
    Lauren Harms
    School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia Priority Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health Research, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia Schizophrenia Research Institute, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e110892. 2014
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  15. pmc Rapid changes in d1 and d2 dopamine receptor binding in striatal subregions after a single dose of phencyclidine
    Victoria S Dalton
    Schizophrenia Research Institute, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Sydney, Australia ANSTO LifeSciences, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Sydney, Australia
    Clin Psychopharmacol Neurosci 9:67-72. 2011
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  16. doi request reprint HU210-induced downregulation in cannabinoid CB1 receptor binding strongly correlates with body weight loss in the adult rat
    Victoria S Dalton
    Radiopharmaceuticals Research Institute, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, PMB 1 Menai, Sydney, NSW, 2234, Australia
    Neurochem Res 34:1343-53. 2009
    ..0001) between body weight on day four and CB1 receptor binding were found in all brain regions examined suggesting that downregulation of CB1 receptors may contribute to the induction of tolerance to body weight loss induced by HU210...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of antipsychotic medication on muscarinic M1 receptor mRNA expression in the rat brain
    Mei Han
    Neurobiology Research Centre for Metabolic and Psychiatric Disorders, School of Health Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    J Neurosci Res 86:457-64. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint Detection of apoptotic cell death in the thymus of dexamethasone treated rats using [123I]annexin V and in situ oligonucleotide ligation
    Katerina Zavitsanou
    Radiopharmaceutical Research Institute, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, PMB 1, Menai, Sydney, NSW 2234, Australia
    J Mol Histol 38:313-9. 2007
    ..We conclude that the specificity of the apoptotic signal provided by isotopic methods in vivo would always require confirmation by complementary in vitro techniques that verify the assessment of ongoing apoptosis accurately...