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Effects of single session cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation on tic symptoms in Tourette's syndrome (2019)
Journal Article
Dyke, K., Jackson, G. M., Nixon, E., & Jackson, S. R. (2019). Effects of single session cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation on tic symptoms in Tourette's syndrome. Experimental Brain Research, doi:10.1007/s00221-019-05637-5

Tourette syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterised by motor and phonic tics. For some, tics can be managed using medication and/or forms of behavioural therapy, however, adverse side effects and access to specialist resources can be bar... Read More

Small for gestational age babies and depressive symptoms of mothers during pregnancy: Results from a birth cohort in India (2019)
Journal Article
Babu, G. R., Murthy, G., Reddy, Y., Deepa, R., Yamuna, A., Prafulla, S., …Kinra, S. (2019). Small for gestational age babies and depressive symptoms of mothers during pregnancy: Results from a birth cohort in India. Wellcome Open Research, 3, doi:10.12688/wellcomeopenres.14618.2

Background: Annually, more than a million Low birthweight (LBW) are born in India, often afflicting disadvantaged families. Several studies have undertaken association of poverty, nutritional status, and obstetric factors with LBW. Through our study,... Read More

Changes in electrophysiological markers of cognitive control after administration of galantamine (2018)
Journal Article
Gascoyne, L., Mullinger, K., Robson, S., Kumar, J., O'Neill, G. C., Palaniyappan, L., …Liddle, P. F. (2018). Changes in electrophysiological markers of cognitive control after administration of galantamine. NeuroImage: Clinical, 20, (228-235). doi:10.1016/j.nicl.2018.07.019

The healthy brain is able to maintain a stable balance between bottom-up sensory processing and top-down cognitive control. The neurotransmitter acetylcholine plays a substantial role in this. Disruption of this balance could contribute to symptoms o... Read More