Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute

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Organization: Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute
Country: Australia

Top Publications

  1. doi The characteristics of incorrect restraint use among children traveling in cars in New South Wales, Australia
    Julie Brown
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and University of New South Wales, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
    Traffic Inj Prev 11:391-8. 2010
  2. doi Accessory child safety harnesses: do the risks outweigh the benefits?
    Julie Brown
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, and University of New South Wales, Barker St, Randwick 2031, NSW, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 42:112-21. 2010
  3. doi Schizophrenia-relevant behaviours in a genetic mouse model for Y2 deficiency
    Tim Karl
    Neuroscience Research Program, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, 384 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Behav Brain Res 207:434-40. 2010
  4. doi Semantic dementia: demography, familial factors and survival in a consecutive series of 100 cases
    John R Hodges
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Cnr Barker and Easy Street, Randwick, NSW 2031, Sydney, Australia
    Brain 133:300-6. 2010
  5. doi Voluntary motor output is altered by spike-timing-dependent changes in the human corticospinal pathway
    Janet L Taylor
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    J Neurosci 29:11708-16. 2009
  6. doi Validity and reliability of assessment tools for measuring unsupported sitting in people with a spinal cord injury
    Claire L Boswell-Ruys
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1571-7. 2009
  7. pmc Encephalitis lethargica and the influenza virus. II. The influenza pandemic of 1918/19 and encephalitis lethargica: epidemiology and symptoms
    Paul Bernard Foley
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Barker Street, Randwick, NSW, 2031, Australia
    J Neural Transm 116:1295-308. 2009
  8. pmc Encephalitis lethargica and the influenza virus. III. The influenza pandemic of 1918/19 and encephalitis lethargica: neuropathology and discussion
    Paul Bernard Foley
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Barker Street, Randwick, NSW, 2031, Australia
    J Neural Transm 116:1309-21. 2009
  9. doi Falls and catastrophic thoughts about falls predict mobility restriction in community-dwelling older people: A structural equation modelling approach
    Kim Delbaere
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW 2031, Sydney, Australia
    Aging Ment Health 13:587-92. 2009
  10. doi Slowly adapting mechanoreceptors in the borders of the human fingernail encode fingertip forces
    Ingvars Birznieks
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Sydney, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    J Neurosci 29:9370-9. 2009

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Publications48

  1. doi The characteristics of incorrect restraint use among children traveling in cars in New South Wales, Australia
    Julie Brown
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and University of New South Wales, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
    Traffic Inj Prev 11:391-8. 2010
    ..This study aims to provide population estimates of incorrect restraint use among children aged 0-12 traveling in cars in New South Wales (NSW) and describe the errors occurring in different restraint types...
  2. doi Accessory child safety harnesses: do the risks outweigh the benefits?
    Julie Brown
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, and University of New South Wales, Barker St, Randwick 2031, NSW, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 42:112-21. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that the risks associated with accessory child safety harness systems most likely outweigh any potential benefits, in frontal impacts at least...
  3. doi Schizophrenia-relevant behaviours in a genetic mouse model for Y2 deficiency
    Tim Karl
    Neuroscience Research Program, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, 384 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Behav Brain Res 207:434-40. 2010
    ..Thus, Y2 depletion influences a range of behaviours, which are potentially relevant for schizophrenia-related research...
  4. doi Semantic dementia: demography, familial factors and survival in a consecutive series of 100 cases
    John R Hodges
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Cnr Barker and Easy Street, Randwick, NSW 2031, Sydney, Australia
    Brain 133:300-6. 2010
    ..The age of onset is older than predicted and the course more slowly progressive than suggested by earlier studies of small groups of subjects...
  5. doi Voluntary motor output is altered by spike-timing-dependent changes in the human corticospinal pathway
    Janet L Taylor
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    J Neurosci 29:11708-16. 2009
    ..We suggest that bidirectional spike-timing-dependent plasticity can be induced at corticospinal-motoneuronal synapses and can influence voluntary motor output...
  6. doi Validity and reliability of assessment tools for measuring unsupported sitting in people with a spinal cord injury
    Claire L Boswell-Ruys
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1571-7. 2009
    ..To develop simple tests to assess the abilities of people with spinal cord injury (SCI) to sit unsupported and to assess the construct validity and test-retest reliability of these tests...
  7. pmc Encephalitis lethargica and the influenza virus. II. The influenza pandemic of 1918/19 and encephalitis lethargica: epidemiology and symptoms
    Paul Bernard Foley
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Barker Street, Randwick, NSW, 2031, Australia
    J Neural Transm 116:1295-308. 2009
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  8. pmc Encephalitis lethargica and the influenza virus. III. The influenza pandemic of 1918/19 and encephalitis lethargica: neuropathology and discussion
    Paul Bernard Foley
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Barker Street, Randwick, NSW, 2031, Australia
    J Neural Transm 116:1309-21. 2009
    ....
  9. doi Falls and catastrophic thoughts about falls predict mobility restriction in community-dwelling older people: A structural equation modelling approach
    Kim Delbaere
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW 2031, Sydney, Australia
    Aging Ment Health 13:587-92. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the role of catastrophic beliefs about falls and previous falls in the development of concerns about falls and resulting mobility restrictions (MR)...
  10. doi Slowly adapting mechanoreceptors in the borders of the human fingernail encode fingertip forces
    Ingvars Birznieks
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Sydney, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    J Neurosci 29:9370-9. 2009
    ..The particular tactile features of contacted surfaces would less influence force-related signals in SA-IInail afferents than force-related signals present in afferents terminating in the volar skin areas that directly contact objects...
  11. doi Are judgments of semantic relatedness systematically impaired in Alzheimer's disease?
    M Hornberger
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Cnr Barker and Easy Street, Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
    Neuropsychologia 47:3084-94. 2009
    ..Our results further suggest that MDS methods can fail to reveal important and systematic behaviour in semantic tasks, in both patient and control groups...
  12. doi Chapter 48: history of neurology in Australia and New Zealand
    Paul B Foley
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, and Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Handb Clin Neurol 95:781-800. 2010
    ..The chapter provides a concise overview of the development of neurology as a clinical and academic specialty in Australia and New Zealand...
  13. doi The effects of the interthalamic adhesion position on cerebrospinal fluid dynamics in the cerebral ventricles
    Shaokoon Cheng
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Biomech 43:579-82. 2010
    ..We suggest that the interthalamic adhesion may have functional implications on the development of hydrocephalus and it is important to model this anatomical feature in future studies...
  14. doi Population-level estimates of child restraint practices among children aged 0-12 years in NSW, Australia
    Julie Brown
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and University of New South Wales, Barker St, Randwick, 2031, NSW, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 42:2144-8. 2010
    ..2-1.7). As incorrect use substantially reduces the protection from injury that is offered by child restraints, it is important that future strategies to reduce casualties among child occupants target both inappropriate and incorrect use...
  15. doi Shoulder height labeling of child restraints to minimize premature graduation
    Julie Brown
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, Barker Street, Randwick, NSW 2131, Australia
    Pediatrics 126:490-7. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that parents and caregivers would make better judgments about child restraint fit if shoulder height labeling was used to communicate appropriate child restraint transition times...
  16. doi A follow-up study: acute behavioural effects of Delta(9)-THC in female heterozygous neuregulin 1 transmembrane domain mutant mice
    Leonora E Long
    Schizophrenia Research Institute, 405 Liverpool St, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 211:277-89. 2010
    ..We report data from a follow-up study in female Nrg1 HET mice, investigating THC effects on behaviours with some relevance to schizophrenia...
  17. doi Lipids in Alzheimer's disease: A century-old story
    Paul Foley
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Randwick Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1801:750-3. 2010
    ..These features were also recorded by Perusini and Kraepelin, but by 1930 the lipoid deposits were no longer regarded by neuropathologists with great interest...
  18. doi Computational model of the cerebral ventricles in hydrocephalus
    Shaokoon Cheng
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Biomech Eng 132:054501. 2010
    ..In addition, the stress field simulated in the tissues based on the 3D model was found to be approximately four times lower than on the 2D model...
  19. doi The progression of pathology in Parkinson's disease
    Glenda Margaret Halliday
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1184:188-95. 2010
    ..These data suggest that two age-related factors influence pathological progression in Parkinson's disease--the age at symptom onset and the degree and type of age-related Alzheimer-type pathology...
  20. doi A Falls Concern Scale for people with spinal cord injury (SCI-FCS)
    C L Boswell-Ruys
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
    Spinal Cord 48:704-9. 2010
    ..Observational study and cross-sectional survey...
  21. doi Thalamic changes in Parkinson's disease
    Glenda M Halliday
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:S152-5. 2009
    ..Damage to these regions appears to impact on cognition, awareness and perception. These studies suggest that direct thalamic pathology contributes to the symptoms of Parkinson's disease...
  22. pmc Selection of reference gene expression in a schizophrenia brain cohort
    Cynthia Shannon Weickert
    Schizophrenia Research Institute, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:59-70. 2010
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  23. doi The effect of gonadectomy on prepulse inhibition and fear-potentiated startle in adolescent rhesus macaques
    Richard W Morris
    Schizophrenia Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:896-905. 2010
    ..Thus, puberty involves significant increases in sex hormones, which in turn may modulate subcortical dopamine synthesis and affect cognitive functions impaired in psychiatric illnesses such as schizophrenia...
  24. doi Training unsupported sitting in people with chronic spinal cord injuries: a randomized controlled trial
    C L Boswell-Ruys
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    Spinal Cord 48:138-43. 2010
    ..Randomized, assessor-blinded trial...
  25. doi Emotional face processing in schizophrenia
    Richard W Morris
    Schizophrenia Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 22:140-6. 2009
    ..in people with schizophrenia have begun to shed light on the answers to four important questions: What is the major component of the deficit? Does it have a neurobiological basis? When does it appear in development? Can it be remediated?..
  26. doi Repeat and Point: differentiating semantic dementia from progressive non-fluent aphasia
    John R Hodges
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Cortex 44:1265-70. 2008
    ..e., the Repeat-to-Point ratio, to aid in the diagnosis of these two language variants of frontotemporal dementia (FTD)...
  27. doi Effects of shoe characteristics on dynamic stability when walking on even and uneven surfaces in young and older people
    Jasmine C Menant
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1970-6. 2008
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  28. pmc Pedigree with frontotemporal lobar degeneration--motor neuron disease and Tar DNA binding protein-43 positive neuropathology: genetic linkage to chromosome 9
    Agnes A Luty
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Neurol 8:32. 2008
    ..The objective in this study is to identify the genetic locus in a multi-generational Australian family with FTLD-MND...
  29. doi False memory in aging: effects of emotional valence on word recognition accuracy
    Olivier Piguet
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Randwick, Australia
    Psychol Aging 23:307-14. 2008
    ..These findings likely reflect a source memory deficit due to decreased efficiency in cognitive control processes with aging...
  30. doi Muscle weakness impairs the proprioceptive control of human standing
    Annie A Butler
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Brain Res 1242:244-51. 2008
    ..This indicates a functional link between contractile and sensory muscular processes and shows that multiple sensory inputs are more important for people with muscle weakness...
  31. doi The comparative ability of eight functional mobility tests for predicting falls in community-dwelling older people
    Anne Tiedemann
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Barker St, Randwick NSW 2031, Australia
    Age Ageing 37:430-5. 2008
    ..numerous tests have been suggested as fall risk indicators. However, the validity of these assessments has not been demonstrated in large representative samples of community-dwelling older people...
  32. doi Selective activation of muscle and skin nociceptors does not trigger exaggerated sympathetic responses in spinal-injured subjects
    A R Burton
    Spinal Injuries Research Centre, Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Spinal Cord 46:660-5. 2008
    ..Measurement of sympathetic effector organ responses to selective activation of muscle and skin nociceptors below lesion in spinal cord-injured (SCI) subjects...
  33. pmc Variants in the estrogen receptor alpha gene and its mRNA contribute to risk for schizophrenia
    Cynthia Shannon Weickert
    MiNDS Unit, Section on Neuropathology, GCAP, NIMH, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 17:2293-309. 2008
    ..Thus, the variation in the ESR1 gene is associated with schizophrenia and the mechanism of this association may involve alternative gene regulation and transcript processing...
  34. doi Clinicopathological aspects of motor parkinsonism
    Glenda Halliday
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 13:S208-10. 2007
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  35. doi The progression of pathology in longitudinally followed patients with Parkinson's disease
    Glenda Halliday
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and the University of New South Wales, Barker Street, Randwick, NSW, 2031, Australia
    Acta Neuropathol 115:409-15. 2008
    ..The data are also not consistent with a unitary concept of the pathogenesis of Lewy body disease...
  36. doi Glycogen synthase kinase-3beta and tau genes interact in Alzheimer's disease
    John B J Kwok
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Randwick, Sydney, Australia
    Ann Neurol 64:446-54. 2008
    ..We examined the epistatic effect between haplotypes of glycogen synthase kinase-3beta (GSK3B) gene and microtubule-associated protein Tau (MAPT) gene in Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  37. doi Effects of walking surfaces and footwear on temporo-spatial gait parameters in young and older people
    Jasmine C Menant
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
    Gait Posture 29:392-7. 2009
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  38. doi No Lewy pathology in monkeys with over 10 years of severe MPTP Parkinsonism
    Glenda Halliday
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Mov Disord 24:1519-23. 2009
    ..This suggests that MPTP-induced oxidative stress and inflammation per se are not sufficient for Lewy body formation, or Lewy bodies are human specific...
  39. doi Frontotemporal dementia and dementia with Lewy bodies in a case-control study of Alzheimer's disease
    Olivier Piguet
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:688-95. 2009
    ..We aimed to determine the frequency of clinical diagnosis of FTD and DLB and the underlying pathology in a well-characterized cohort of patients with a clinical diagnosis of probable or possible AD...
  40. doi The effects of preconditioning strain on measured tissue properties
    Shaokoon Cheng
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Biomech 42:1360-2. 2009
    ..This is important to allow meaningful comparison of test data within the study and also with other studies...
  41. doi Effects of deep and superficial experimentally induced acute pain on skin sympathetic nerve activity in human subjects
    A R Burton
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Sydney NSW, Australia
    Exp Brain Res 195:317-24. 2009
    ..We conclude that both acute muscle and skin pain cause an increase in SSNA, sweat release and gender-dependent changes in skin blood flow...
  42. doi Rapid gait termination: effects of age, walking surfaces and footwear characteristics
    Jasmine C Menant
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Gait Posture 30:65-70. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that older adults have more difficulty terminating gait rapidly than their younger counterparts and that footwear is likely to influence whole-body stability during challenging postural tasks on wet surfaces...
  43. doi Guillain-Barré syndrome: an update
    Steve Vucic
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 16:733-41. 2009
    ..This review provides an update on the epidemiology, clinical features, diagnosis, pathogenesis and treatment of GBS...
  44. doi Anti-melanin antibodies are increased in sera in Parkinson's disease
    K L Double
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Barker St, Randwick, NSW, 2031, Australia
    Exp Neurol 217:297-301. 2009
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  45. ncbi Optimizing footwear for older people at risk of falls
    Jasmine C Menant
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Barker Street, Randwick, NSW, 2031, Australia
    J Rehabil Res Dev 45:1167-81. 2008
    ..Future research should investigate the potential benefits of tread sole shoes for preventing slips and whether shoes with high collars or flared soles can enhance balance when challenging tasks are undertaken...
  46. ncbi Hospital and non-hospital costs for fall-related injury in community-dwelling older people
    Anne C Tiedemann
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales
    N S W Public Health Bull 19:161-5. 2008
    ..This study determined the cost of fall-related health care in a cohort of community-dwelling people...
  47. doi Encephalitis lethargica and influenza. I. The role of the influenza virus in the influenza pandemic of 1918/1919
    Paul Bernard Foley
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    J Neural Transm 116:143-50. 2009
    ....
  48. ncbi White matter loss in healthy ageing: a postmortem analysis
    O Piguet
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and the University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Neurobiol Aging 30:1288-95. 2009
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