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Dr. Mitchell A. Head

Mitchell Head

Postdoctoral Fellow

Qualifications: BSc, MSc(Research), PhD

Iwi: Tainui, Ngati Mahuta, Ngati Naho

About Mitchell

Te Kotahi Research Institute, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Maori

Research Interests

Neuroscience

Consciousness

Rongoa Maori

Recent Publications:

  
Acute Hypophagia and Changes in c-Fos Immunoreactivity in Adolescent Rats Treated with Low Doses of Oxytocin and Naltrexone
MA Head, LK McColl, A Klockars, AS Levine, PK Olszewski
Journal of Clinical Medicine 11 (1), 59

2022
Effect of combination of peripheral oxytocin and naltrexone at subthreshold doses on food intake, body weight and feeding-related brain gene expression in male rats
MA Head, AS Levine, DG Christian, A Klockars, PK Olszewski
Physiology & Behavior

2021
Impact of Gut and Metabolic Hormones on Feeding Reward
A Klockars, AS Levine, MA Head, CE Perez-Leighton, CM Kotz, PK Olszewski
Comprehensive Physiology 11 (2), 1425-1447

2021
Effects of opioid receptor ligands in rats trained to discriminate 22 from 2 hours of food deprivation suggest a lack of opioid involvement in eating for hunger
DC Jewett, A Klockars, TR Smith, C Brunton, MA Head, RL Tham, AJ Kwilasz, TW Hahn, JM Wiebelhaus, EE Ewan, RM Carroll, MK Grace, AS Levine, PK Olszewski
Behavioural brain research 380, 112369

2020
Effect of oxytocin on hunger discrimination
MA Head, DC Jewett, SN Gartner, A Klockars, AS Levine, PK Olszewski
Frontiers in Endocrinology 1016

2019

Recent Publications

  • Head, M. A., McColl, L. K., Klockars, A., Levine, A. S., & Olszewski, P. K. (2022). Acute hypophagia and changes in c‐Fos immunoreactivity in adolescent rats treated with low doses of oxytocin and naltrexone. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 11(1). doi:10.3390/jcm11010059

  • Klockars, A., Levine, A. S., Head, M. A., Perez-Leighton, C. E., Kotz, C. M., & Olszewski, P. K. (2021). Impact of gut and metabolic hormones on feeding reward. Comprehensive Physiology, 11(2), 1425-1447. doi:10.1002/cphy.c190042

  • Head, M. A., Levine, A. S., Christian, D. G., Klockars, A., & Olszewski, P. K. (2021). Effect of combination of peripheral oxytocin and naltrexone at subthreshold doses on food intake, body weight and feeding-related brain gene expression in male rats. Physiology & Behavior, 113464. doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2021.113464

  • Head, M. A., Klockars, A., Olszewski, P. K., Voss, L. J., Sleigh, J. W., & Harvey, M. G. (2020). Analgesic effects of Ketamine versus its novel analogue, SN35210: Insights from tail-flick responses and brain activation in rats. In The Science of Consciousness Conference [Online]. Hosted by The University of Arizona.

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Keywords

Animal Behaviour; Anxiety; Biochemistry; Biology; Biotechnology; Depression; Engineering; Genetics; Health; Imaging; Maori Health; Maori Research; Microbiology; Molecular Biology; Science; Statistics

Neuroscience; Psychopharmacology


Contact Details

Email: [email protected]