Publications list for Dr Rita Machaalani

2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008


  • Machaalani, R., Hunt, N., Waters, K. (2013), Effects of changes in energy homeostasis and exposure of noxious insults on the expression of orexin (hypocretin) and its receptors in the brain. Brain Research. 1526, 102-122. [Abstract]
  • Hunt, N., Waters, K., Machaalani, R. (2013), Orexin receptors in the developing piglet hypothalamus, and effects of nicotine and intermittent hypercapnic hypoxia exposures. Brain Research. 1508, 73-82. [Abstract]
  • Bejjani, C., Machaalani, R., Waters, K. (2013), The dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus (DMNV) in sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): Pathways leading to apoptosis. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology. 185(2), 203-210. [Abstract]


  • Tang, S., Machaalani, R., Waters, K. (2012), Expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor and TrkB receptor in the sudden infant death syndrome brainstem. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology. 180(1), 25-33. [Abstract]


  • Machaalani, R., Say, M., Waters, K. (2011), Effects of cigarette smoke exposure on nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits α7 and β2 in the sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) brainstem. Toxicology and applied pharmacology. 257(3), 396-404. [Abstract]
  • Caldwell, P., Hensley, R., Machaalani, R., Cheng, A., Waters, K. (2011), How effective is adenoidectomy alone for treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea in a child who presents with adenoid hypertrophy?. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 47(8), 568-571. [Abstract]


  • Machaalani, R., Gozal, E., Berger, F., Waters, K., Dematteis, M. (2010), Effects of Post-Mortem Intervals on Regional Brain Protein Profiles in Rats using SELDI-TOF MS Analysis. Neurochemistry international. 57(6), 655-61. [Abstract]
  • Machaalani, R., Kashi, P., Waters, K. (2010), Distribution of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits alpha7 and beta2 in the human brainstem and hippocampal formation. Journal of chemical neuroanatomy. 40(3), 223-31. [Abstract]
  • Tang, S., Machaalani, R., Waters, K. (2010), Immunolocalisation of pro- and mature- brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and receptor TrkB in the human brainstem and hippocampus. Brain research. 1354, 1-14. [Abstract]
  • Browne, C., Sharma, N., Waters, K., Machaalani, R. (2010), The effects of nicotine on the alpha-7 and beta-2 nicotinic acetycholine receptor subunits in the developing piglet brainstem. International journal of developmental neuroscience : the official journal of the International Society for Developmental Neuroscience. 28(0), 1-7. [Abstract]


  • Tang, S., Machaalani, R., Kashem, M., Matsumoto, I., Waters, K. (2009), Intermittent Hypercapnic Hypoxia Induced Protein Changes in the Piglet Hippocampus Identified by MALDI-TOF-MS. Neurochemical research. 34(12), 2215-25. [Abstract]
  • Kashem, M., Sarker, R., Des Etages, H., Machaalani, R., King, N., McGregor, I., Matsumoto, I. (2009), Comparative proteomics in the corpus callosal sub-regions of postmortem human brain. Neurochemistry international. 55(7), 483-90. [Abstract]
  • Machaalani, R., Say, M., Waters, K. (2009), Serotoninergic receptor 1A in the sudden infant death syndrome brainstem medulla and associations with clinical risk factors. Acta neuropathologica. 117(3), 257-65. [Abstract]


  • Tang, S., Machaalani, R., Waters, K. (2008), Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and TrkB in the piglet brainstem after post-natal nicotine and intermittent hypercapnic hypoxia. Brain research. 1232(1232), 195-205. [Abstract]
  • Machaalani, R., Makris, A., Thornton, C., Hennessy, A. (2008), Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor 1 (Flt1) and Apoptosis in the Preeclamptic Placenta and Effects of in vivo Anti-hypertensive Exposure. Hypertension in pregnancy : official journal of the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy. 27(4), 361-73. [Abstract]
  • Machaalani, R., Waters, K. (2008), Neuronal cell death in the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome brainstem and associations with risk factors. Brain. 131(Pt 1), 218-228. [Abstract]