Professor Manuel Graeber

Barnet-Cropper Chair of Brain Tumor Research
Brain & Mind Research Institute, Sydney Medical School

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Brain tumours; Nervous system diseases


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009


  • Dennis, C., Sheahan, P., Graeber, M., Sheedy, D., Kril, J., Sutherland, G. (2014), Microglial proliferation in the brain of chronic alcoholics with hepatic encephalopathy. Metabolic Brain Disease. 29(4), 1027-1039. [Abstract]
  • Svahn, A., Becker, T., Graeber, M. (2014), Emergent properties of microglia. Brain Pathology. 24(6), 665-670. [Abstract]
  • Graeber, M. (2014), Neuroinflammation: no rose by any other name. Brain Pathology. 24(6), 620-622. [Abstract]
  • Filiou, M., Arefin, A., Moscato, P., Graeber, M. (2014), 'Neuroinflammation' differs categorically from inflammation: transcriptomes of Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia and inflammatory diseases compared. Neurogenetics. 15(3), 201-212. [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]
  • Duffy, S., Lagopoulos, J., Hickie, I., Diamond, K., Graeber, M., Lewis, S., Naismith, S. (2014), Glutathione relates to neuropsychological functioning in mild cognitive impairment. Alzheimer's & Dementia. 10(1), 67-75. [Abstract]
  • Banati, R., Middleton, R., Chan, R., Hatty, C., Wai-Ying Kam, W., Quin, C., Graeber, M., Parmar, A., Zahra, D., Callaghan, P., Fok, S., Howell, N., Gregoire, M., Szabo, A., Pham, T., Davis, E., Liu, G. (2014), Positron emission tomography and functional characterization of a complete PBR/TSPO knockout. Nature Communications. 5, 5452. [Abstract]


  • Müller, U., Winter, P., Graeber, M. (2013), A presenilin 1 mutation in the first case of Alzheimer's disease. Lancet Neurology. 12(2), 129-130. [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]
  • Svahn, A., Graeber, M., Ellett, F., Lieschke, G., Rinkwitz, S., Bennett, M., Becker, T. (2013), Development of ramified microglia from early macrophages in the zebrafish optic tectum. Developmental Neurobiology. 73(1), 60-71. [Abstract]


  • Alafuzoff, I., Gelpi, E., Al-Sarraj, S., Arzberger, T., Attems, J., Bodi, I., Bogdanovic, N., Budka, H., Bugiani, O., Englund, E., Ferrer, I., Gentleman, S., Giaccone, G., Graeber, M., Hortobagyi, T., Höftberger, R., Ironside, J., Jellinger, K., Kavantzas, N., King, A., Korkolopoulou, P., Kovács, G., Meyronet, D., Monoranu, C., Parchi, P., Patsouris, E., Roggendorf, W., Rozemuller, A., Seilhean, D., Streichenberger, N., Thal, D., Wharton, S., Kretzschmar, H. (2012), The need to unify neuropathological assessments of vascular alterations in the ageing brain: multicentre survey by the BrainNet Europe consortium. Experimental Gerontology. 47(11), 825-833. [Abstract]
  • Graeber, M., Banati, R., Fl��gel, A., Streit, W., Tetzlaff, W. (2012), Courage, luck and patience: in celebration of the 80th birthday of Georg W. Kreutzberg. Acta Neuropathologica. 124(4), 593-598. [Abstract]
  • Paradise, M., Naismith, S., Norrie, L., Graeber, M., Hickie, I. (2012), The role of glia in late-life depression. International Psychogeriatrics. 24(12), 1878-1890. [Abstract]
  • Li, W., Graeber, M. (2012), The molecular profile of microglia under the influence of glioma. Neuro-Oncology. 14(8), 958-978. [Abstract]
  • Graeber, M., Christie, M. (2012), Multiple mechanisms of microglia: a gatekeeper's contribution to pain states. Experimental Neurology. 234(2), 255-261. [Abstract]


  • Graeber, M., Li, W., Rodriguez, M. (2011), Role of microglia in CNS inflammation. FEBS Letters. 585(23), 3798-3805. [Abstract]
  • Michael, G., Esmailzadeh, S., Moran, L., Christian, L., Pearce, R., Graeber, M. (2011), Up-regulation of metallothionein gene expression in Parkinsonian astrocytes. Neurogenetics. 12(4), 295-305. [Abstract]
  • Müller, U., Winter, P., Graeber, M. (2011), Alois Alzheimer's case, Auguste D., did not carry the N141I mutation in PSEN2 characteristic of Alzheimer disease in Volga Germans. Archives of Neurology. , 1210-1211. [Abstract]
  • AlShakweer, W., Alwelaie, Y., Mankung, A., Graeber, M. (2011), Bone marrow-derived microglia in pilocytic astrocytoma. Frontiers in Bioscience (Elite Edition). 3, 371-379. [Abstract]
  • Graeber, M. (2011), Ensuring Respect for the Donated Brains of Children PLoS Blogs. Dec, 21.


  • Graeber, M. (2010), Changing face of microglia. Science. 330(6005), 783-788. [Abstract]
  • Zheng, B., Liao, Z., Locascio, J., Lesniak, K., Roderick, S., Watt, M., Eklund, A., Zhang-James, Y., Kim, P., Hauser, M., Grünblatt, E., Moran, L., Mandel, S., Riederer, P., Miller, R., Federoff, H., Wüllner, U., Papapetropoulos, S., Youdim, M., Cantuti-Castelvetri, I., Young, A., Vance, J., Davis, R., Hedreen, J., Adler, C., Beach, T., Graeber, M., Middleton, F., Rochet, J., Scherzer, C. (2010), PGC-1alpha, a potential therapeutic target for early intervention in Parkinson's disease. Science Translational Medicine. 2(52), 52ra73. [Abstract]
  • Graeber, M., Streit, W. (2010), Microglia: biology and pathology. Acta neuropathologica. 119(1), 89-105. [Abstract]
  • Graeber, M., Flügel, A., Moran, L., Scheithauer, B. (2010), Immune biology of microglia in gliomas. In: Immune Biology of Brain Tumours. (pp.69-80).Muchen, Germany: Dustri-Verlag Dr Karl Feistle.


  • Graeber, M. (2009), Biomarkers for Parkinson's disease. Experimental neurology. 216(2), 249-53. [Abstract]
  • Kalaitzakis, M., Christian, L., Moran, L., Graeber, M., Pearce, R., Gentleman, S. (2009), Dementia and visual hallucinations associated with limbic pathology in Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism & related disorders. 15(3), 196-204. [Abstract]
  • Alafuzoff, I., Thal, D., Arzberger, T., Bogdanovic, N., Al-Sarraj, S., Bodi, I., Boluda, S., Bugiani, O., Duyckaerts, C., Gelpi, E., Gentleman, S., Giaccone, G., Graeber, M., Hortobagyi, T., Höftberger, R., Ince, P., Ironside, J., Kavantzas, N., King, A., Korkolopoulou, P., Kovács, G., Meyronet, D., Monoranu, C., Nilsson, T., Parchi, P., Patsouris, E., Pikkarainen, M., Revesz, T., Rozemuller, A., Seilhean, D., Schulz-Schaeffer, W., Streichenberger, N., Wharton, S., Kretzschmar, H. (2009), Assessment of beta-amyloid deposits in human brain: a study of the BrainNet Europe Consortium. Acta neuropathologica. 117(3), 309-20. [Abstract]
  • Slodzinski, H., Moran, L., Michael, G., Wang, B., Novoselov, S., Cheetham, M., Pearce, R., Graeber, M. (2009), Homocysteine-induced endoplasmic reticulum protein (herp) is up-regulated in parkinsonian substantia nigra and present in the core of Lewy bodies. Clinical neuropathology. 28(5), 333-43. [Abstract]
  • Durrenberger, P., Filiou, M., Moran, L., Michael, G., Novoselov, S., Cheetham, M., Clark, P., Pearce, R., Graeber, M. (2009), DnaJB6 is present in the core of Lewy bodies and is highly up-regulated in parkinsonian astrocytes. Journal of neuroscience research. 87(1), 238-45. [Abstract]