Research

Publications MJDF has funded and/or been involved in:

2022
LaGrappe D, Massey L, Kruavit A, Howarth T, Lalara G, Daniels B et al.

Sleep disorders among Aboriginal Australians with Machado-Joseph Disease: Quantitative results from a multiple methods study to assess the experience of people living with the disease and their caregivers.

Neurobiology of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms. 2022 May;12:1-10. 100075. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nbscr.2022.100075
2021
Dalach P, Savarirayan R, Baynam G, McGaughran J, Kowal E, Massey L et al.

“This is my boy’s health! Talk straight to me!” perspectives on accessible and culturally safe care among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients of clinical genetics services.

International Journal for Equity in Health. 2021 Dec;20(1). 103. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12939-021-01443-0
2021
Carr J. MJD Staying Strong Toolbox – Full Video 2021

Staying strong toolbox: Co-design of a physical activity and lifestyle program for Aboriginal families with Machado-Joseph disease in the Top End of Australia.

PLoS One. 2021 Feb 5;16 (2):1-19. e0244311. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0244311
2021
Watchon M, Luu L, Robinson KJ, Yuan KC, De Luca A, Suddull HJ et al.

Sodium valproate increases activity of the sirtuin pathway resulting in beneficial effects for spinocerebellar ataxia-3 in vivo.

Molecular Brain. 2021 Aug 20;14(1):1-16. 128. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13041-021-00839-x
2021
Robinson KJ, Yuan K, Plenderleith SK, Watchon M, Laird A.

A novel calpain inhibitor compound has protective effects on a zebrafish model of spinocerebellar ataxia type 3.

Cells. 2021 Sep 29;10(10):1-15. 2592. https://doi.org/10.3390/cells10102592
2021
Robinson KJ, Tym MC, Hogan A, Watchon M, Yuan KC, Plenderleith SK, Don EK, Laird AS et al.

Flow cytometry allows rapid detection of protein aggregates in cellular and zebrafish models of spinocerebellar ataxia 3.

DMM Disease Models and Mechanisms. 2021 Oct 1;14(10):1-12. dmm049023. https://doi.org/10.1242/dmm.049023

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