The latest, most up to date publications can be found on Karen's academic profile:



  • Romo, P., Madigan, M., Provis, J., Cullen, K. Differential effects of TGF-beta and FGF-2 on in vitro proliferation and migration of primate retinal endothelial and Mller cells. Acta ophthalmologica. 2011; 89:e263-8.


  • Gregory-Roberts, E., Naismith, S., Cullen, K., Hickie, I. Electroconvulsive therapy-induced persistent retrograde amnesia: Could it be minimised by ketamine or other pharmacological approaches?. Journal of affective disorders. 2010; 126:39-45.
  • Chen, Y., Stankovic, R., Cullen, K., Meininger, V., Garner, B., Coggan, S., Grant, R., Brew, B., Guillemin, G. The Kynurenine Pathway and Inflammation in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Neurotoxicity research. 2010; 18:132-42.


  • Whiteman, I., Gervasio, O., Cullen, K., Guillemin, G., Jeong, E., Witting, P., Antao, S., Minamide, L., Bamburg, J., Goldsbury, C. Activated actin-depolymerizing factor/cofilin sequesters phosphorylated microtubule-associated protein during the assembly of alzheimer-like neuritic cytoskeletal striations. The Journal of neuroscience. 2009; 29:12994-13005.
  • Buljan, V., Ivanova, E., Cullen, K. How calcium controls microtubule anisotropic phase formation in the presence of microtubule-associated proteins in vitro. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 2009; 381:224-228.
  • Rahman, A., Ting, K., Cullen, K., Braidy, N., Brew, B., Guillemin, G. The excitotoxin quinolinic acid induces tau phosphorylation in human neurons. PloS One. 2009; 4:e6344.


  • Guillemin, G., Cullen, K., Lim, C., Smythe, G., Garner, B., Kapoor, V., Takikawa, O., Brew, B. Characterization of the Kynurenine Pathway in Human Neurons. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2007; 27:12884-12892.


  • Cullen, K., Kocsi, Z., Stone, J. Microvascular pathology in the aging human brain: evidence that senile plaques are sites of microhaemorrhages. Neurobiology of ageing. 2006; 27:1786-96.
  • Hardy, J., Cullen, K. Amyloid at the blood vessel wall. Nature medicine. 2006; 12:756-7.