Xu-Feng Huang, PhD

Professor, School of Health Sciences, Director, Centre for Translational Neuroscience
School of Health Sciences
University of Wollongong
E-mail: xhuang@uow.edu.au
Page: http://www.uow.edu.au/health/healthsciences/staff/UOW024602.html


Fields of interest:

Translating the neurobiological basis of the three major diseases, schizophrenia, obesity and colon cancer, from animal models to humans


Recent publications:

Long L. E., Chesworth R., Huang X. F., McGregor I. S., Arnold J. C., Karl T.:
A behavioural comparison of acute and chronic Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol in C57BL/6JArc mice
Int. J. Neuropsychopharmacol. 2010; 13(7): 861-876.

Deng C., Chen J., Hu C., Huang X. F.:
What is the mechanism for aripiprazole's effect on reducing olanzapine-associated obesity?
J. Clin. Psychopharmacol. 2010; 30(4): 480-481.

Chen J., Huang X. F.:
The PI3K/Akt pathway may play a key role in social isolation-caused schizophrenia comment re: Increased dopamine D2(High) receptors in rats reared in social isolation
Synapse 2010; 64(6): 486-487.

Beck E. J., Tapsell L. C., Batterham M. J., Tosh S. M., Huang X. F.:
Oat beta-glucan supplementation does not enhance the effectiveness of an energy-restricted diet in overweight women
Br. J. Nutr. 2010; 103(8): 1212-1222.

Huang X. F., Chen J.:
Obesity and pancreatic cancer: possible role of the PI3K/Akt pathway
Surgery 2010; 147(4): 596.

Li Y., Huang X. F., Deng C., Meyer B., Wu A., Yu Y., Ying W., Yang G. Y., Yenari M. A., Wang Q.:
Alterations in 5-HT2A receptor binding in various brain regions among 6-hydroxydopamine-induced Parkinsonian rats
Synapse 2010; 64(3): 224-230.

Chen J., Huang X. F.:
Beta-glucan may play an important role in algae hypocholesterolemia effect
Eur. J. Nutr. 2010; 49(1): 63-64.

Deng C., Weston-Green K., Huang X. F.:
The role of histaminergic H1 and H3 receptors in food intake: a mechanism for atypical antipsychotic-induced weight gain?
Prog. Neuropsychopharmacol. Biol. Psychiatry 2010; 34(1): 1-4.

Weston-Green K., Huang X. F., Deng C.:
Sensitivity of the female rat to olanzapine-induced weight gain–far from the clinic?
Schizophr. Res. 2010; 116(2-3): 299-300.

Magee C. A., Huang X. F., Iverson D. C., Caputi P.:
Examining the pathways linking chronic sleep restriction to obesity
J. Obes. 2010; 2010.