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Professor Andrew Lawrence

Division Head — Behavioural Neuroscience

Professor Andrew Lawrence is an NHMRC Principal Research Fellow & Associate Director at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience & Mental Health where he is Head of the Division of Behavioural Neuroscience and runs the Addiction Neuroscience laboratory. Andrew has published over 200 original articles & reviews, and been cited >6000 times. Andrew was Treasurer of the Australian Neuroscience Society (2002-2008) and is a Fellow of the British Pharmacological Society. He was Senior Editor of The British Journal of Pharmacology (2007-2014) and is currently a reviews editor with The British Journal of Pharmacology. He is Associate Editor of Neurochemical Research and the Journal of Pharmacological Sciences. He sits on the editorial board of Addiction Biology. Andrew is the current President of the Asian-Pacific Society for Neurochemistry.

Research Papers

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2017
2016


Prefrontal Dopaminergic Mechanisms of Extinction in Adolescence Compared to Adulthood in Rats

Journal

Frontiers In Behavioral Neuroscience

Volume

11

Begin Page

Date

22/2/2017

Author(s)

Isabel C Zbukvic, Chun Hui J Park, Despina E Ganella, Andrew J Lawrence, Jee Hyun Kim
MDMA-induced neurotoxicity of serotonin neurons involves autophagy and rilmenidine is protective against its pathobiology

Journal

Neurochemistry International

Volume

105

Begin Page

80

Date

1/5/2017

Author(s)

Linda D Mercer, Gavin C Higgins, Chew L Lau, Andrew J Lawrence, Philip M Beart
Hurdles in Basic Science Translation

Journal

Frontiers In Pharmacology

Volume

8

Begin Page

Date

18/7/2017

Author(s)

Christina J Perry, Andrew J Lawrence
KCTD12 modulation of GABA(B) receptor function

Journal

Pharmacology Research And Perspectives

Volume

5

Begin Page

Date

1/8/2017

Author(s)

M Li, CJ Milligan, H Wang, A Walker, L Churilov, AJ Lawrence, CA Reid, SC Hopkins, S Petrou
Central amygdala relaxin-3/relaxin family peptide receptor 3 signalling modulates alcohol seeking in rats.

Journal

Br J Pharmacol

Volume

174

Begin Page

3359

Date

10/2017

Author(s)

Leigh C Walker, Hanna E Kastman, Elena V Krstew, Andrew L Gundlach, Andrew J Lawrence
Aripiprazole Facilitates Extinction of Conditioned Fear in Adolescent Rats

Journal

Frontiers In Behavioral Neuroscience

Volume

11

Begin Page

Date

9/5/2017

Author(s)

Despina E Ganella, Liubov Lee-Kardashyan, Sophia J Luikinga, Danny LD Nguyen, Heather B Madsen, Isabel C Zbukvic, Russell Coulthard, Andrew J Lawrence, Jee Hyun Kim
Salt Appetite, and the Influence of Opioids

Journal

Neurochemical Research

Volume

Not Found

Begin Page

1

Date

24/6/2017

Author(s)

CM Smith, AJ Lawrence
The Role of Orexins/Hypocretins in alcohol use and abuse

Journal

Not Found

Volume

33

Begin Page

221

Date

1/1/2017

Author(s)

LC Walker, AJ Lawrence
CRF and the nucleus incertus: a node for integration of stress signals

Journal

Nature Reviews Neuroscience

Volume

18

Begin Page

Date

1/2/2017

Author(s)

Leigh C Walker, Andrew J Lawrence
Reduced heart rate variability in pet dogs affected by anxiety-related behaviour problems

Journal

Physiology & Behavior

Volume

168

Begin Page

122

Date

1/1/2017

Author(s)

Dennis Wormald, Andrew J Lawrence, Gabrielle Carter, Andrew D Fisher
Adolescent inhalant abuse leads to other drug use and impaired growth; implications for diagnosis

Journal

Australian And New Zealand Journal Of Public Health

Volume

41

Begin Page

99

Date

1/2/2017

Author(s)

Rose Crossin, Sheree Cairney, Andrew J Lawrence, Jhodie R Duncan
The galanin-3 receptor antagonist, SNAP 37889, suppresses alcohol drinking and morphine self-administration in mice

Journal

Neuropharmacology

Volume

118

Begin Page

1

Date

15/5/2017

Author(s)

Karlene J Scheller, Spencer J Williams, Andrew J Lawrence, Elvan Djouma
Addiction, cognitive decline and therapy: seeking ways to escape a vicious cycle

Journal

Genes Brain And Behavior

Volume

16

Begin Page

205

Date

1/1/2017

Author(s)

CJ Perry, AJ Lawrence
Addiction-like Synaptic Impairments in Diet-Induced Obesity

Journal

Biological Psychiatry

Volume

81

Begin Page

797

Date

1/5/2017

Author(s)

RM Brown, YM Kupchik, S Spencer, C Garcia-Keller, DC Spanswick, AJ Lawrence, SE Simonds, DJ Schwartz, KA Jordan, TC Jhou, PW Kalivas

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Qualifications

Listed below are Professor Andrew Lawrence's qualifications.
  • BSc(Hons), PhD

Awards

Listed below are Professor Andrew Lawrence's awards.
  • 2001 The Levitt Visiting Professorship for 2001-2002 at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Iowa, USA.
  • 2003 Young Investigator Award, International Society for Neurochemistry.
  • 2005 Young Investigator Award, International Society for Neurochemistry.
  • 2005 Fellowship of the British Pharmacological Society.
  • 2006 Young Investigator Award, Asian-Pacific Society for Neurochemistry.
  • 2007 Honorary Personal Chair, Centre for Neuroscience, University of Melbourne.
  • 2008 Research Society on Alcoholism, Lecture Series award
  • 2009 Australian Neuroscience Society medallion for services to the society.