Dr Damian Holsinger

Lecturer in Neuroscience
Biomedical Sciences, School of Medical Sciences

M02 - Mallet Street Campus
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9351 9324 (or 0876)
F: +61 2 9351 9520

Biographical details

Research interests

Research interests surround the understanding of mechanisms by which complex neurological disorders arise and methods of treating these diseases.

Teaching areas

Neuroanatomy, Neurophysiology, Neuropathology, Neuroplasticity, Neuromolecular Medicine, Molecular Biology, Molceular and Cellular Neuroscience


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008


  • Thompson, G., Ireland, T., Larkin, X., Arnold, J., Holsinger, R. (2014), A Novel Segmentation-Based Algorithm for the Quantification of Magnified Cells. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry. 115, 1849-1854. [Abstract]
  • Sajjan, S., Damian Holsinger, R., Fok, S., Ebrahimkhani, S., Rollo, J., Banati, R., Graeber, M. (2014), Up-regulation of matrix metallopeptidase 12 in motor neurons undergoing synaptic stripping. Neuroscience. 274, 331-340. [Abstract]


  • Holsinger, R., Goense, N., Bohorquez, J., Strappe, P. (2013), Splice variants of the Alzheimer's disease beta-secretase, BACE1. Neurogenetics. 14(1), 1-9. [Abstract]
  • Li, W., Holsinger, R., Kruse, C., Flugel, A., Graeber, M. (2013), The potential for genetically altered microglia to influence glioma treatment. CNS & Neurological Disorders - Drug Targets. 12(6), 750-762. [Abstract]
  • Buljan, V., Damian Holsinger, R., Brown, D., Bohorquez-Florez, J., Hambly, B., Delikatny, E., Ivanova, E., Banati, R. (2013), Spinodal decomposition and the emergence of dissipative transient periodic spatio-temporal patterns in acentrosomal microtubule multitudes of different morphology. Chaos. 23(2), 023120. [Abstract]
  • Kosaraju, J., Gali, C., Khatwal, R., Dubala, A., Chinni, S., Holsinger, R., Madhunapantula, V., Muthureddy Nataraj, S., Basavan, D. (2013), Saxagliptin: A dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor ameliorates streptozotocin induced Alzheimer's disease. Neuropharmacology. 72C, 291-300. [Abstract]
  • Buljan, V., Damian Holsinger, R., Hambly, B., Banati, R., Ivanova, E. (2013), Intrinsic microtubule GTP-cap dynamics in semi-confined systems: kinetochore-microtubule interface. Journal of Biological Physics. 39(1), 81-98. [Abstract]


  • Holsinger, R., Brown, R., Richmond, R., Kay-Lambkin, F., Law, J., Kirby, A., Chan, D. (2012), Prevalence of the long-allele genotype of the serotonin transporter-linked gene in female centenarians. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 60(9), 1786-1788. [Abstract]


  • George, A., Gordon, L., Beissbarth, T., Koukoulas, I., Holsinger, R., Perreau, V., Cappai, R., Tan, S., Masters, C., Scott, H., Li, Q. (2010), A Serial Analysis of Gene Expression Profile of the Alzheimer's Disease Tg2576 Mouse Model. Neurotoxicity research. 17(4), 360-79. [Abstract]


  • Kassiou, M., Banati, R., Holsinger, R., Meikle, S. (2009), Challenges in molecular imaging of Parkinson's disease: A brief overview. Brain research bulletin. 78(0), 105-8. [Abstract]


  • Einfeld, S., Götz, J., Holsinger, R. (2008), Pathogenetic mechanisms in Down Syndrome. Journal of intellectual disability research. 52(10), 813. [Abstract]