Dr Tina Hinton

Senior Lecturer
Pharmacology, School of Medical Sciences
Bosch Institute

Member of the Charles Perkins Centre

Telephone +61 2 9351 6954

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Research interests

Effects of plant-sourced agents on ionotropic GABA receptor function

GABA-A receptor regulation in stress

Antipsychotic drugs and quality of life in schizophrenia

Biomedical sciences education

Teaching and supervision

Neuropharmacology, Pharmacology fundamentals and Pharmacodynamics

Selected grants

2016

  • Sparking Peer Review Processes; Providing Feedback to Students in Large Cohorts in Science; Taylor C, Ross P, Hinton T, Liu D; DVC Education/Large Educational Innovation Grant.

2015

  • Creative coding tools for immersive engagement and learning of statistical analysis; Poronnik P, Day M, Hinton T; DVC Education/Large Educational Innovation Grant.
  • Deeper learning engagement through hands-on experience with equipment assembly and collection of electrophysiological data; Protti D, Mason R, Phillips W, Hinton T; DVC Education/Small Educational Innovation Grant.

2014

  • Adaptive Learning Systems to facilitate Flipped Classes and build curriculum bridges; Denyer G, Hofer M, Hinton T, Cook J; DVC Education/Small Educational Innovation Grant.

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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Book Chapters

  • Hinton, T., Yeoman, P., Ashor, L., Poronnik, P. (2017). Spaces enabling change: X-lab and science education 2020. In L. Carvalho, P. Goodyear & M. de Laat (Eds.), Place-based spaces for networked learning, (pp. 206-224). New York: Routledge.

Journals

  • Aishah, A., Hinton, T., Machaalani, R. (2017). Cellular protein and mRNA expression of (beta)1 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR) subunit in brain, skeletal muscle and placenta. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, 58, 9-16. [More Information]
  • Ng, C., Duke, R., Hinton, T., Johnston, G. (2017). Effects of bilobalide, ginkgolide B and picrotoxinin on GABAA receptor modulation by structurally diverse positive modulators. European Journal of Pharmacology, 806, 83-90. [More Information]
  • Hinton, T. (2017). Introduction to the Special issue Country in focus: Pharmacology in Australia. Pharmacological Research, 116, 1. [More Information]
  • Ng, C., Duke, R., Hinton, T., Johnston, G. (2016). GABAA receptor cysteinyl mutants and the ginkgo terpenoid lactones bilobalide and ginkgolides. European Journal of Pharmacology, 777, 136-146. [More Information]
  • Locock, K., Bakas, T., Sanai, F., Allan, R., Hinton, T. (2016). What Is the "Areca" in "Areca Nuts? Extraction and Neuroactive Bioassay of Arecoline. Journal of Chemical Education, 93(1), 197-201. [More Information]
  • Machaalani, R., Ghazavi, E., David, R., Hinton, T., Makris, A., Hennessy, A. (2015). Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChR) are increased in the pre-eclamptic placenta. Hypertension in Pregnancy, 34(2), 227-240. [More Information]
  • Machaalani, R., Ghazavi, E., Hinton, T., Waters, K., Hennessy, A. (2014). Cigarette smoking during pregnancy regulates the expression of specific nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR) subunits in the human placenta. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 276(3), 204-212. [More Information]
  • Hinton, T., Yeoman, P., Carvalho, L., Parisio, M., Day, M., Byrne, S., Bell, A., Donohoe, K., Radford, J., Tregloan, P., Poronnik, P., Goodyear, P. (2014). Participating in the communication of science: Identifying relationships between laboratory space designs and students' activities. International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education, 22(5), 30-42.
  • 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]
  • Chebib, 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., Chebib, 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, 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. [More Information]

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.

2017

  • Aishah, A., Hinton, T., Machaalani, R. (2017). Cellular protein and mRNA expression of (beta)1 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR) subunit in brain, skeletal muscle and placenta. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, 58, 9-16. [More Information]
  • Ng, C., Duke, R., Hinton, T., Johnston, G. (2017). Effects of bilobalide, ginkgolide B and picrotoxinin on GABAA receptor modulation by structurally diverse positive modulators. European Journal of Pharmacology, 806, 83-90. [More Information]
  • Hinton, T. (2017). Introduction to the Special issue Country in focus: Pharmacology in Australia. Pharmacological Research, 116, 1. [More Information]
  • Hinton, T., Yeoman, P., Ashor, L., Poronnik, P. (2017). Spaces enabling change: X-lab and science education 2020. In L. Carvalho, P. Goodyear & M. de Laat (Eds.), Place-based spaces for networked learning, (pp. 206-224). New York: Routledge.

2016

  • Ng, C., Duke, R., Hinton, T., Johnston, G. (2016). GABAA receptor cysteinyl mutants and the ginkgo terpenoid lactones bilobalide and ginkgolides. European Journal of Pharmacology, 777, 136-146. [More Information]
  • Locock, K., Bakas, T., Sanai, F., Allan, R., Hinton, T. (2016). What Is the "Areca" in "Areca Nuts? Extraction and Neuroactive Bioassay of Arecoline. Journal of Chemical Education, 93(1), 197-201. [More Information]

2015

  • Machaalani, R., Ghazavi, E., David, R., Hinton, T., Makris, A., Hennessy, A. (2015). Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChR) are increased in the pre-eclamptic placenta. Hypertension in Pregnancy, 34(2), 227-240. [More Information]

2014

  • Machaalani, R., Ghazavi, E., Hinton, T., Waters, K., Hennessy, A. (2014). Cigarette smoking during pregnancy regulates the expression of specific nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR) subunits in the human placenta. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 276(3), 204-212. [More Information]
  • Hinton, T., Yeoman, P., Carvalho, L., Parisio, M., Day, M., Byrne, S., Bell, A., Donohoe, K., Radford, J., Tregloan, P., Poronnik, P., Goodyear, P. (2014). Participating in the communication of science: Identifying relationships between laboratory space designs and students' activities. International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education, 22(5), 30-42.

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

  • Chebib, 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., Chebib, 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, 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. [More Information]

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