Journal article

Decreased peripheral TNF alpha (TNF-alpha) mRNA expression in patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia

Md Shaki Mostaid, Christos Pantelis, Ian P Everall, Chad A Bousman

Schizophrenia Research | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2018

Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia


Awarded by NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellowship


Awarded by NHMRC Career Development Fellowship


Awarded by Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (NARSAD) Young Investigator Award


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors acknowledge the financial support of the CRC for Mental Health. The Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) programme is an Australian Government Initiative. The authors also wish to acknowledge the CRC Scientific Advisory Committee, in addition to the contributions of study participants, clinicians at recruitment services, staff at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, staff at the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle Flagship Study of Aging, and research staff at the Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, including coordinators Phassouliotis, C., Merritt, A., and research assistants, Burnside, A., Cross, H., Gale, S., and Tahtalian, S. Participants for this study were sourced, in part, through the Australian Schizophrenia Research Bank (ASRB), which is supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (Enabling Grant N. 386500), the Pratt Foundation, Ramsay Health Care, the Viertel Charitable Foundation and the Schizophrenia Research Institute. We thank the Chief Investigators and ASRB Manager: Carr, V., Schall, U., Scott, R., Jablensky, A., Mowry, B., Michie, P., Catts, S., Henskens, F., Pantelis, C., Loughland, C. We acknowledge the help of Jason Bridge for ASRB database queries.MSM was supported by a Cooperative Research Centre for Mental Health Top-up Scholarship. CP was supported by an NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellowship (628386 & 1105825), and a Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (NARSAD) Distinguished Investigator Award. CAB was supported by a NHMRC Career Development Fellowship (1127700) and Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (NARSAD) Young Investigator Award (20526). None of the funding sources played any role in the study design; collection, analysis or interpretation of data; in the writing of the report; or in the decision to submit the paper for publication.