Big changes are coming…
Research – I’m enjoying collecting some real-time brain waves with our Doric Fiber-Photometry system.
New publication – Read my commentary in EBioMedicine “Is loss of perineuronal nets a critical pathological event in Alzheimer’s disease?”
Research – I’m back (in the lab) baby!
Research – I have recently found myself staring fondly at pictures of neurons…
In the media – I was interviewed for this piece in the New York Times
Research – The lab is currently ‘paused’ due to COVID-19.
New publication with colleagues from Melbourne-based institutes – Loughman, A., Quinn, T., Nation, M. L., Reichelt, A., Moore, R. J., Van, T. T. H., … & Tang, M. L. (2020). Infant microbiota in colic: predictive associations with problem crying and subsequent child behavior. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, 1-11.
In the media
New publication – Lowe, C.J., Morton, J.B. & Reichelt, A.C. (2020) Adolescent obesity and dietary decision making—a brain-health perspective The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health
In the media –
- Junk food orders up trouble for young brains
- Teen eating habits may contribute to adult obesity: New Western research
- Path from junk food to poor decisions drawn by Western University researchers
- Eating junk food can change the teenage brain: study
I presented as a keynote speaker on how diet impacts brain function at the Exercise is Medicine Symposium at Western University.
I spent February working in the lab, writing papers and wrapping up some experiments… Good times all round!
Listen to my interview on CBC Radio ‘Here and Now’ Toronto with Gill Deacon: The teen brain on junk food.
Read my article in The Conversation (English/French) explaining the neuroscience behind how a night of merriment and alcohol can cause ‘Hangxiety’ the morning after.
- New Year’s anxiety hangover? Here’s what’s happening in your brain
- Le blues du lendemain de veille : voici ce qui se produit dans votre cerveau
Read my article in The Conversation (English/French) explaining how junk foods are particularly bad for the developing teen brain:
- How junk food shapes the developing teenage brain
- Comment la malbouffe façonne le cerveau en développement des ados
New publication – Reichelt, A.C., Collett, J. C., Landmann, O. and Hallam, K.T. (2019) Assessing the Impacts of Cannabis versus Alcohol and Methamphetamines on Young Australians in Youth AOD Treatment. BMC Psychiatry
Read my article in The Conversation (English/French) explaining the science behind why we love sugary foods so much.
- Your brain on sugar: What the science actually says
- Comment notre alimentation trop riche en sucre transforme notre cerveau
New publication – Bodden, C., Hannan, A.J. and Reichelt, A.C. Diet-Induced Modification of the Sperm Epigenome Programs Metabolism and Behavior. Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism
New publication – Pham, X., Wright, D.K., Atapour, N., Chan, J. M-H, Watkins, K.J., Worthy, K.L., Rosa, M.G.P.R., Reichelt, A.C., Reser, D.H. (2019) Internal subdivisions of the marmoset claustrum complex: Identification by myeloarchitectural features and high field strength imaging. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy