NHMRC Research Fellowship 2009 - MCALLEN
Grant number: 566667 | Funding period: 2009 - 2014
I am a neurophysiologist interested in brain regulation of homeostatic and autonomic functions in health and disease. I am endeavouring to discover the brain pathways for these vital functions, and to translate my findings from animal research to humans.
Related publications (12)
Brainstem sources of cardiac vagal tone and respiratory sinus arrhythmia
David GS Farmer, Mathias Dutschmann, Julian FR Paton, Anthony E Pickering, Robin M McAllen
KEY POINTS: Cardiac vagal tone is a strong predictor of health, although its central origins are unknown. Respiratory-linked fluct..
Regional brain responses associated with thermogenic and psychogenic sweating events in humans
Michael J Farrell, David Trevaks, Nigel AS Taylor, Robin M McAllen
Sweating events occur in response to mental stress (psychogenic) or with increased body temperature (thermogenic). We previously f..
Reflex control of inflammation by the splanchnic anti-inflammatory pathway is sustained and independent of anesthesia
Davide Martelli, Song T Yao, Julian Mancera, Michael J McKinley, Robin M McAllen
Following an immune challenge, there is two-way communication between the nervous and immune systems. It is proposed that a neural..