Research outline - Cardiovascular Neuroscience Laboratory
Within: Bosch Institute
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- 2009-2011: NHMRC grant "Cardiovascular responses to stress and arousal: hypothalamic and brainstem mechanisms"
Horiuchi, J., McDowall, L.M., Dampney, R.A.L. Vasomotor and respiratory responses evoked from the dorsolateral PAG are mediated by the dorsomedial hypothalamus. Journal of Physiology, 2009;587:5149-5162.
Dampney, R.A.L., Horiuchi, J. and McDowall, L.M. Hypothalamic mechanisms coordinating cardiorespiratory function during exercise and defensive behaviour. Autonomic Neuroscience, 2008;42:3-10.
McDowall, L.M., Horiuchi, J. and Dampney, R.A.L. Effects of disinhibition of neurons in the dorsomedial hypothalamus on central respiratory drive. American Journal of Physiology. 2007;293:R1728-R1735.
McDowall, L.M., Horiuchi, J., Killinger, S., and Dampney, R.A.L. Modulation of the baroreceptor reflex by the dorsomedial hypothalamic nucleus and perifornical area. American Journal of Physiology. 2006;290:R1020-1026.
Horiuchi, J., Wakabayashi, S. and Dampney, R.A.L. Activation of 5-HT1A receptors suppresses the cardiovascular response evoked from the dorsomedial hypothalamic nucleus. Hypertension. 2005;46:1-7.
Horiuchi, J., McAllen, R.M., Allen, A.M., Killinger, S., Fontes, M.A.P. and Dampney, R.A.L. (2004) Descending vasomotor pathways from the dorsomedial hypothalamic nucleus: role of medullary raphe and RVLM. American Journal of Physiology, 287: R824-R832.
Dampney, R.A.L. and Horiuchi, J. Functional organisation of central cardiovascular pathways: studies using c-fos gene expression. Progress in Neurobiology. 2003;23:597-616.
Fontes, M.A.P., Tagawa, T., Polson, J.W., Cavanagh, S.-J. and Dampney, R.A.L. Descending pathways mediating cardiovascular response from the dorsomedial hypothalamic nucleus. American Journal of Physiology. 2001;280:H2891-H2901.
Tagawa, T. and Dampney, R.A.L. AT1 receptors mediate excitatory inputs to RVLM pressor neurons from hypothalamus. Hypertension. 1999;34:1301-1307.
Hirooka, Y., Polson, J.W., Potts, P.D. & Dampney, R.A.L. Hypoxia-induced Fos expression in neurons projecting to the pressor region in the rostral ventrolateral medulla. Neuroscience. 1997;80:1209-1224.
Li, Y.-W. & Dampney, R.A.L. Expression of fos-like protein in brain following sustained hypertension and hypotension in conscious rabbits. Neuroscience. 1994;61:613-634.
Dampney, R.A.L. Functional organization of central pathways regulating the cardiovascular system. Physiological Reviews. 1994;74:323-364.
Assoc Professor Robin McAllen, Howard Florey Institute, University of Melbourne.
Project: Central command mechanisms regulating cardiorespiratory function.