Australian Animal Experimentation: Published Articles

This page includes a summary of recent publications (2019 onwards).  This list is not exhaustive but a summary of the types of experimentation to which animals are subjected in Australian laboratories. More detailed profiles of Australian animal research can be found in our case studies. 

SPECIES: Rats

TITLE: Adolescent oxytocin administration reduces depression-like behaviour induced by early life stress in adult male and female rats

INSTITUTE & AUTHORS: Macquarie University, Thornton et al

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YEAR: 2021

SPECIES: Non-human primates – marmosets

TITLE: Remodeling of lateral geniculate nucleus projections to extrastriate area MT following long-term lesions of striate cortex

INSTITUTE & AUTHORS: Monash University, Adapour, Worthy & Rosa

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YEAR: 2022

SPECIES: Sheep

TITLE: Melatonin augments the neuroprotective effects of hypothermia in lambs following perinatal asphyxia

INSTITUTE & AUTHORS: Hudson Institute of Medical Research, Monash University, et al – Aridas, et al 

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YEAR: 2021

SPECIES: Piglets

TITLE: Combination of human endothelial colony-forming cells and mesenchymal stromal cells exert neuroprotective effects in the growth-restricted newborn

INSTITUTE & AUTHORS: University of Queensland et al, Chand et al

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YEAR: 2021

SPECIES: Non-human primates – marmosets

TITLE: Visual cortical area MT is required for development of the dorsal stream and associated visuomotor behaviors

INSTITUTE & AUTHORS: Monash University – Kwan, Chang, Yu, Mundinano, Fox, Homman-Ludiye, & Bourne

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YEAR: 2021

SPECIES: Rats

TITLE: Tissue Programmed Hydrogels Functionalized with GDNF Improve Human Neural Grafts in Parkinson’s Disease

INSTITUTE & AUTHORS: Hunt CPJ, Penna V, Gantner CW, et al. ANU and The Florey Institute of Neuroscience & Mental Health

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YEAR: 2021

SPECIES: Non-human primates – marmosets

TITLE:  Afferent Connections of Cytoarchitectural Area 6M and Surrounding Cortex in the Marmoset: Putative Homologues of the Supplementary and Pre-supplementary Motor Areas

INSTITUTE & AUTHORS: Monash University,   Bakola, Burman, Bednarek, Chan, Jermakow, Worthy, Majka, Rosa

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YEAR: 2021

SPECIES: Non-human primates – marmosets

TITLE: Lévy walk dynamics explain gamma burst patterns in primate cerebral cortex  

INSTITUTE & AUTHORS: University of Sydney, Liu, Long, Martin, Solomon, Gong 

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YEAR: 2021

SPECIES: Rats

TITLE:  NK1 antagonists attenuate tau phosphorylation after blast and repeated concussive injury

INSTITUTE & AUTHORS: University of Adelaide, Corrigan, Cernak, McAteer, Hellewell, Rosenfeld, Turner & Fink

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YEAR: 2021

SPECIES: Non-human primates – marmosets

TITLE:  Neurochemical changes in the primate lateral geniculate nucleus following lesions of striate cortex in infancy and adulthood: implications for residual vision and blindsight

INSTITUTE & AUTHORS: Monash University, Atapour, Worthy, Rosa

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YEAR: 2021

SPECIES: Mice (Egyptian spiny mouse)

TITLE:  Postpartum ovulation and early pregnancy in the menstruating spiny mouse

INSTITUTE AND AUTHORS:  Monash University, McKenna, J.

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YEAR:  2021

SPECIES:  Mice

TITLE:  Sex specific metabolic responses to 6 hours fasting during the active phase in young mice

INSTITUTE AND AUTHORS:  Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney. Freire et al

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YEAR:  2020

SPECIES:  Mice

TITLE: A Comparative Study of Engineered Dermal Templates for Skin Wound Repair in a Mouse Model. 

INSTITUTE AND AUTHORS:  Monash University, Alfred Health. Banakh, I. et al

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YEAR:  2020

SPECIES:  Non-human primates – macaques

TITLE:  Topographic organization of the ‘Third-Tier’ dorsomedial visual cortex in the macaque

INSTITUTE AND AUTHORS:  Monash University et al. Hadjidimitrakis, Bakola, Chaplin, Yu, Alanazi, Chan, Worthy, Rosa

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YEAR: 2019 

SPECIES: Non-human primates – marmosets

TITLE: Replicating infant-specific reactive astrocyte functions in the injured adult brain

INSTITUTE AND AUTHORS: Monash University , Teo, Boghdadi, Homman-Ludiye, Mundinano, Kwan, Bourne

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YEAR: 2021

SPECIES: Non-human primates – marmosets

TITLE:  Mapping the neural circuitry of predator fear in the nonhuman primate

INSTITUTE AND AUTHORS: Monash University et al., Montardy, Kwan, Mundinano, Fox, Wang, Gross & Bourke

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YEAR: 2021 

SPECIES:  Sheep

TITLE:  Scaffold-guided bone regeneration in large volume
tibial segmental defects 

INSTITUTE AND AUTHORS: Queensland University of Technology, Henkel et al

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YEAR: 2021

 

SPECIES: Mice

TITLE: A combination of epigenetic BET and CDK9 inhibitors for treatment of human melanoma

INSTITUTE AND AUTHORS: Centenary Institute, NSW, Emran, AA. et al

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YEAR:  2021

SPECIES: Mice

TITLE: Fractalkine-induced microglial vasoregulation occurs within the retina and is altered early in diabetic retinopathy

INSTITUTE AND AUTHORS: University of Melbourne et al, Mills et al

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YEAR:  2021

SPECIES: Mice

TITLE: Human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived GABAergic interneuron transplants attenuate neuropathic pain

INSTITUTE AND AUTHORS: University of Sydney et al., Manion, Khong, Harney, Littleboy, Ruan, Loo, Costigan, Larance, Caron, Neely

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YEAR:  2020

SPECIES: Rats

TITLE: Suppression of Corticostriatal Circuit Activity Improves Cognitive Flexibility and Prevents Body Weight Loss in Activity-Based Anorexia in Rats

INSTITUTE AND AUTHORS: Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute et al., Foldi et al

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YEAR:  2020

SPECIES: Mice

TITLE: Neurological effects in the offspring after switching from tobacco cigarettes to e-cigarettes during pregnancy in a mouse model

INSTITUTE AND AUTHORS: University of Technology Sydney, Nguyen, Li, Chen, Cranfield, McGrath, Gorrie

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YEAR: 2019  

SPECIES: Mice

TITLE: Intermittent fasting increasing energy expenditure and promotes adipose tissue browning in mice

INSTITUTE AND AUTHORS: University of Adelaide et al; Liu, Page, Hutchison, Wittert, Heilbronn

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YEAR: 2019

SPECIES: Mice

TITLE: Single-cell expression profiling reveals dynamic flux of cardiac stromal, vascular and immune cells in health and injury

INSTITUTE & AUTHORS: University of New South Wales et al, Farbehi et al

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YEAR: 2019

SPECIES: Mice 

TITLE: Diet-Induced Vitamin D Deficiency Reduces Skeletal Muscle Mitochondrial Respiration

INSTITUTE AND AUTHORS: Garvan Institute, Ashcroft, Fletcher, Philp, Jenkinson, Das, Hansbro, Atherton, Philp

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YEAR:  2021

SPECIES: Non human primates – Marmosets

TITLE: Visual cortical area MT is required for development of the dorsal stream and associated visuomotor behaviors

INSTITUTE & AUTHORS: Monash University – Kwan, Chang, Yu, Mundinano, Fox, Homman-Ludiye, & Bourne

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YEAR: 2021

SPECIES:  Sheep

TITLE: A novel bone substitute with high bioactivity strength and porosity for repairing large and load-bearing bone defects

INSTITUTE AND AUTHORS:  QUT et al, Li et al

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YEAR: 2019 

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