Associate Professor Ewan Mylecharane

Honorary Associate Professor
Pharmacology, School of Medical Sciences

Telephone +61 2 9351 6202
Fax +61 2 9351 4717

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Research interests

5-Hydroxytryptamine (5-HT; serotonin) pharmacology: 5-HT receptor agonists and antagonists; presynaptic inhibition of peripheral noradrenaline release; modulation of central dopamine release; 5-HT transporters; cardiovascular regulation; migraine; depression; psychoses.

Funnel-web spider neurotoxin pharmacology.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Mylecharane, E. (2009). Cells: 5-Hydroxytryptamine Receptors. In Binder MD, Hirokawa N, Windhorst U, Hirsch M. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, (pp. 665-674). New York: Springer.
  • Evers, S., Mylecharane, E. (2006). Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and miscellaneous drugs in migraine prophylaxis. In Olesen, J., Goadsby, PJ., Ramadan, NM. (Eds.), The Headaches (3rd Edition), (pp. 553-566). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Journals

  • Mylecharane, E. (2013). Serotonin and the Australian connection: the science and the people. ACS Chemical Neuroscience, 4(1), 28-32. [More Information]
  • Comis, A., Tyler, M., Mylecharane, E., Spence, I., Howden, M. (2009). Immunization with a synthetic robustoxin derivative lacking disulphide bridges protects against a potentially lethal challenge with funnel-web spider (Atrax robustus) venom. Journal of Biosciences, 34(1), 35-44. [More Information]
  • Green, A., Marsden, C., Mylecharane, E. (2008). The Serotonin Club: coming of age. Trends In Pharmacological Sciences, 29(9), 431-432. [More Information]
  • Mylecharane, E., Cunningham, G., Berzetei-Gurske, I., Haggart, D. (2006). 5-HT Transporter Affinities for Pethidine and Norpethidine, and Their Role in Serotonin Syndrome. 101(Supplement 1), 136.

Conferences

  • Mylecharane, E. (2002). Peripheral cardiovascular actions of serotonergic agents: potential complicating factors in the investigation of Central cardiovascular regulation. 5th IUPHAR Satellite Meeting on Serotonin, Kansas USA: International Congress of Pharmacology (IUPHAR).

2013

  • Mylecharane, E. (2013). Serotonin and the Australian connection: the science and the people. ACS Chemical Neuroscience, 4(1), 28-32. [More Information]

2009

  • Mylecharane, E. (2009). Cells: 5-Hydroxytryptamine Receptors. In Binder MD, Hirokawa N, Windhorst U, Hirsch M. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, (pp. 665-674). New York: Springer.
  • Comis, A., Tyler, M., Mylecharane, E., Spence, I., Howden, M. (2009). Immunization with a synthetic robustoxin derivative lacking disulphide bridges protects against a potentially lethal challenge with funnel-web spider (Atrax robustus) venom. Journal of Biosciences, 34(1), 35-44. [More Information]

2008

  • Green, A., Marsden, C., Mylecharane, E. (2008). The Serotonin Club: coming of age. Trends In Pharmacological Sciences, 29(9), 431-432. [More Information]

2006

  • Mylecharane, E., Cunningham, G., Berzetei-Gurske, I., Haggart, D. (2006). 5-HT Transporter Affinities for Pethidine and Norpethidine, and Their Role in Serotonin Syndrome. 101(Supplement 1), 136.
  • Evers, S., Mylecharane, E. (2006). Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and miscellaneous drugs in migraine prophylaxis. In Olesen, J., Goadsby, PJ., Ramadan, NM. (Eds.), The Headaches (3rd Edition), (pp. 553-566). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

2002

  • Mylecharane, E. (2002). Peripheral cardiovascular actions of serotonergic agents: potential complicating factors in the investigation of Central cardiovascular regulation. 5th IUPHAR Satellite Meeting on Serotonin, Kansas USA: International Congress of Pharmacology (IUPHAR).

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