Dr Tina Hinton

Senior Lecturer
Pharmacology, School of Medical Sciences
Bosch Institute

Telephone +61 2 9351 6208
Fax +61 2 9351 3868

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Research interests

- Effects of GABA-tea on stress and heart rate variability (collaboration with Dr Slade Matthews, Dr Herbert Jelinek and Prof Graham Johnston)

- Effects of plant-sourced agents on ionotropic GABA receptor function (with Prof Graham Johnston) - GABA-A receptor regulation in stress: implications for schizophrenia and mood disorders - Antipsychotic drugs and quality of life in schizophrenia

Teaching and supervision

Pharmacology fundamentals, Pharmacodynamics, Neuropharmacology,

Selected grants

2007

  • An investigation into the cellular mechanisms that cause asthma exacerbations during a common cold; Hinton T, Wark P, Wark P, McParland B, Johnston G, Oliver B, Reddel H; Asthma Foundation of NSW/Neil and Norma Hill Foundation Award.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Lloyd, H., Hinton, T., Bullock, S., Babey, A., Davis, E., Fernandes, L., Hart, J., Musgrave, I., Ziogas, J. (2013). An evaluation of pharmacology curricula in Australian science and health-related degree programs. BMC Medical Education, 13(1), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Skilbeck, K., Johnston, G., Hinton, T. (2010). Stress and GABA(A) Receptors. Journal of Neurochemistry, 112(5), 1115-1130. [More Information]
  • Collins, M., Hinton, T., Schmid, K., Brinkworth, D., Qian, H., Matos, S., Kim, H., Abdel-Halim, H., Kumar, R., Johnston, G., Hanrahan, J. (2009). Novel, potent and selective GABAC antagonists inhibit myopia development and facilitate learning and memory. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 328(2), 448-457. [More Information]
  • Hinton, T., Collins, M., Johnston, G. (2008). Enantioselective actions of 4-amino-3-hydroxybutanoic acid and (3-amino-2-hydroxypropyl)methylphosphinic acid at recombinant GABA(C) receptors. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters: the tetrahedron journal for research at the interface of chemistry and biology, 18(1), 402-404. [More Information]
  • Skilbeck, K., Hinton, T., Johnston, G. (2008). Sex-differences and stress: effects on regional high and low affinity [3H]GABA binding. Neurochemistry International, 52(6), 1212-1219. [More Information]
  • Hinton, T., Johnston, G. (2008). The role of GABA-A receptors in schizophrenia. Cell Science Reviews, 5, 180-194.
  • Skilbeck, K., O'Reilly, J., Johnston, G., Hinton, T. (2007). Antipsychotic drug administration differentially affects [(3)H]muscimol and [(3)H]flunitrazepam GABA(A) receptor binding sites. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, , 1-7. [More Information]
  • Skilbeck, K., O'Reilly, J., Johnston, G., Hinton, T. (2007). The effects of antipsychotic drugs on GABAA receptor binding depend on period of drug treatment and binding site examined. Schizophrenia Research, 90(39508), 76-80. [More Information]
  • Schleimer, S., Hinton, T., Dixon, G., Johnston, G. (2004). Gaba Transporters Gat-1 And Gat-3 In The Human Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex In Schizophrenia. Neuropsychobiology, 50(3), 226-230.

Conferences

  • Skilbeck, K., O'Reilly, J., Johnston, G., Hinton, T. (2006). Antipsychotic drug effects on GABA(A) receptors. Australasian Schizophrenia Conference 2006, United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis.

2013

  • Lloyd, H., Hinton, T., Bullock, S., Babey, A., Davis, E., Fernandes, L., Hart, J., Musgrave, I., Ziogas, J. (2013). An evaluation of pharmacology curricula in Australian science and health-related degree programs. BMC Medical Education, 13(1), 1-15. [More Information]

2010

  • Skilbeck, K., Johnston, G., Hinton, T. (2010). Stress and GABA(A) Receptors. Journal of Neurochemistry, 112(5), 1115-1130. [More Information]

2009

  • Collins, M., Hinton, T., Schmid, K., Brinkworth, D., Qian, H., Matos, S., Kim, H., Abdel-Halim, H., Kumar, R., Johnston, G., Hanrahan, J. (2009). Novel, potent and selective GABAC antagonists inhibit myopia development and facilitate learning and memory. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 328(2), 448-457. [More Information]

2008

  • Hinton, T., Collins, M., Johnston, G. (2008). Enantioselective actions of 4-amino-3-hydroxybutanoic acid and (3-amino-2-hydroxypropyl)methylphosphinic acid at recombinant GABA(C) receptors. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters: the tetrahedron journal for research at the interface of chemistry and biology, 18(1), 402-404. [More Information]
  • Skilbeck, K., Hinton, T., Johnston, G. (2008). Sex-differences and stress: effects on regional high and low affinity [3H]GABA binding. Neurochemistry International, 52(6), 1212-1219. [More Information]
  • Hinton, T., Johnston, G. (2008). The role of GABA-A receptors in schizophrenia. Cell Science Reviews, 5, 180-194.

2007

  • Skilbeck, K., O'Reilly, J., Johnston, G., Hinton, T. (2007). Antipsychotic drug administration differentially affects [(3)H]muscimol and [(3)H]flunitrazepam GABA(A) receptor binding sites. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, , 1-7. [More Information]
  • Skilbeck, K., O'Reilly, J., Johnston, G., Hinton, T. (2007). The effects of antipsychotic drugs on GABAA receptor binding depend on period of drug treatment and binding site examined. Schizophrenia Research, 90(39508), 76-80. [More Information]

2006

  • Skilbeck, K., O'Reilly, J., Johnston, G., Hinton, T. (2006). Antipsychotic drug effects on GABA(A) receptors. Australasian Schizophrenia Conference 2006, United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis.

2004

  • Schleimer, S., Hinton, T., Dixon, G., Johnston, G. (2004). Gaba Transporters Gat-1 And Gat-3 In The Human Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex In Schizophrenia. Neuropsychobiology, 50(3), 226-230.

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