Emeritus Professor Clive Harper AM

Emeritus Professor
Pathology, School of Medical Sciences
Bosch Institute

D06 - Blackburn Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9351 3663
F: +61 2 9351 3429

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Themes | Keywords | Publications



Nutrition and metabolism; Alcohol; Neurosciences


2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008


  • Meinhardt, M., Hansson, A., Perreau-Lenz, S., Bauder-Wenz, C., Stählin, O., Heilig, M., Harper, C., Drescher, K., Spanagel, R., Sommer, W. (2013), Rescue of infralimbic mGluR2 deficit restores control over drug-seeking behavior in alcohol dependence. The Journal of Neuroscience. 33(7), 2794-2806. [Abstract]


  • Kril, J., Harper, C. (2012), Neuroanatomy and Neuropathology Associated with Korsakoff's Syndrome. Neuropsychology Review. 22(2), 72-80. [Abstract]
  • Sheedy, D., Say, M., Stevens, J., Harper, C., Kril, J. (2012), Influence of Liver Pathology on Markers of Postmortem Brain Tissue Quality. Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research. 36(1), 55-60. [Abstract]


  • Taqi, M., Bazov, I., Watanabe, H., Sheedy, D., Harper, C., Alkass, K., Druid, H., Wentzel, P., Nyberg, F., Yakovleva, T., Bakalkin, G. (2011), Prodynorphin CpG-SNPs associated with alcohol dependence: elevated methylation in the brain of human alcoholics. Addiction Biology. 16(3), 499-509. [Abstract]
  • Zahr, N., Kaufman, K., Harper, C. (2011), Clinical and pathological features of alcohol-related brain damage. Nature Reviews. Neurology. 7(5), 284-294. [Abstract]


  • Green, A., Garrick, T., Sheedy, D., Blake, H., Shores, E., Harper, C. (2010), The Effect of Moderate to Heavy Alcohol Consumption on Neuropsychological Performance as Measured by the Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status. Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research. 34(3), 443-50. [Abstract]
  • Weickert, C., Sheedy, D., Rothmond, D., Dedova, I., Fung, S., Garrick, T., Wong, J., Harding, A., Sivagnanansundaram, S., Hunt, C., Duncan, C., Sundqvist, N., Tsai, S., Anand, J., Draganic, D., Harper, C. (2010), Selection of reference gene expression in a schizophrenia brain cohort. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 44(1), 59-70. [Abstract]


  • Garrick, T., Sundqvist, N., Dobbins, T., Azizi, L., Harper, C. (2009), Factors that influence decisions by families to donate brain tissue for medical research. Cell and tissue banking. 10(0), 309-15. [Abstract]
  • Glaw, X., Garrick, T., Terwee, P., Patching, J., Blake, H., Harper, C. (2009), Brain donation: who and why?. Cell and tissue banking. 10(3), 241-6. [Abstract]
  • Monoranu, C., Apfelbacher, M., Grünblatt, E., Puppe, B., Alafuzoff, I., Ferrer, I., Al-Saraj, S., Keyvani, K., Schmitt, A., Falkai, P., Schittenhelm, J., Halliday, G., Kril, J., Harper, C., McLean, C., Riederer, P., Roggendorf, W. (2009), pH measurement as quality control on human post mortem brain tissue: a study of the BrainNet Europe consortium. Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology. 35(3), 329-337. [Abstract]
  • Alexander-Kaufman, K., Harper, C. (2009), Transketolase: Observations in alcohol-related brain damage research. The international journal of biochemistry & cell biology. 41(0), 717-20. [Abstract]
  • Kuzmin, A., Bazov, I., Sheedy, D., Garrick, T., Harper, C., Bakalkin, G. (2009), Expression of pronociceptin and its receptor is downregulated in the brain of human alcoholics. Brain Research. 1305(Suppl), S80-S85. [Abstract]
  • Harper, C. (2009), The neuropathology of alcohol-related brain damage. Alcohol and Alcoholism. 44(2), 136-140. [Abstract]
  • Fein, G., Shimotsu, R., Di Sclafani, V., Barakos, J., Harper, C. (2009), Increased White Matter Signal Hyperintensities in Long-Term Abstinent Alcoholics Compared with Nonalcoholic Controls. Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research. 33(0), 70-8. [Abstract]
  • Watanabe, H., Henriksson, R., Ohnishi, Y., Ohnishi, Y., Harper, C., Sheedy, D., Garrick, T., Nyberg, F., Nestler, E., Bakalkin, G., Yakovleva, T. (2009), FOSB proteins in the orbitofrontal and dorsolateral prefrontal cortices of human alcoholics. Addiction Biology. 14(3), 294-297. [Abstract]
  • Dedova, I., Harding, A., Sheedy, D., Garrick, T., Sundqvist, N., Hunt, C., Gillies, J., Harper, C. (2009), The importance of brain banks for molecular neuropathological research: the new South wales tissue resource centre experience. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 10(1), 366-384. [Abstract]
  • Grunblatt, E., Monoranu, C., Apfelbacher, M., Keller, D., Michel, T., Alafuzoff, I., Ferrer, I., Al-Saraj, S., Keyvani, K., Schmitt, A., Falkai, P., Schittenhelm, J., McLean, C., Halliday, G., Harper, C., Deckert, J., Roggendorf, W., Riederer, P. (2009), Tryptophan is a marker of human postmortem brain tissue quality. Journal of Neurochemistry. 110(5), 1400-1408. [Abstract]


  • Henriksson, R., Kuzmin, A., Okvist, A., Harper, C., Sheedy, D., Garrick, T., Yakovleva, T., Bakalkin, G. (2008), Elevated synaptophysin I in the prefrontal cortex of human chronic alcoholics. Synapse. 62(11), 829-833. [Abstract]
  • de la Monte, S., Tong, M., Cohen, A., Sheedy, D., Harper, C., Wands, J. (2008), Insulin and insulin-like growth factor resistance in alcoholic neurodegeneration. Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research. 32(9), 1630-1644. [Abstract]
  • Sheedy, D., Garrick, T., Dedova, I., Hunt, C., Miller, R., Sundqvist, N., Harper, C. (2008), An Australian Brain Bank: a critical investment with a high return!. Cell and tissue banking. 9(3), 205-16. [Abstract]
  • Kashem, M., Harper, C., Matsumoto, I. (2008), Differential protein expression in the corpus callosum (genu) of human alcoholics. Neurochemistry international. 53(1-2), 1-11. [Abstract]
  • Sundqvist, N., Garrick, T., Bishop, I., Harper, C. (2008), Reliability of post-mortem psychiatric diagnosis for neuroscience research. The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry. 42(3), 221-227. [Abstract]
  • Harper, C., Matsumoto, I. (2008), Neuropathology of alcohol-related cognitive alterations. Handbook of Clinical Neurology. 89, 863-872. [Abstract]
  • Green, A., Garrick, T., Sheedy, D., Blake, H., Shores, A., Harper, C. (2008), Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status (RBANS): Preliminary Australian normative data. Australian Journal of Psychology. 60(2), 72-79. [Abstract]