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Researcher Profile - Gavin Reynolds

First Name:Gavin
Last Name:Reynolds
Advanced Degrees:PhD
Affiliation:Sheffield Hallam University (Honorary Prof)
Street Address 1:16 Moorside
State/Province:S Yorks
Zip/Postal Code:S10 4LN
Country/Territory:United Kingdom
Fax:+44 7740651500
Email Address:
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Member reports no financial or other potential conflicts of interest. [Last Modified: 6 May 2012]
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Clinical Interests:
Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder
Research Focus:
Neurotransmission, GABAergic transmission, Pharamacology, Neuroanatomy/Systems Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Animal models, Neuropathology, Genetics, Glutamatergic transmission
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Top Papers
Reynolds GP (1983) Increased concentrations and lateral asymmetry of amygdala dopamine in schizophrenia. Nature 305, 527-529.
Reynolds GP, Czudek C, Andrews HB (1990) Deficit and hemispheric asymmetry of GABA uptake sites in the hippocampus in schizophrenia. Biol Psychiatry 27:1038-1044.
Beasley CL, Reynolds GP (1997) Parvalbumin-immunoreactive neurons are reduced in the frontal cortex of schizophrenics. Schiz Res 24, 349-355.
Zhang ZJ, Reynolds GP (2002) A selective decrease in the relative density of parvalbumin-immunoreactive neurons in the hippocampus in schizophrenia. Schiz Res 55, 1-10.
Reynolds GP, Zhang ZJ, Zhang XB (2002) Association of antipsychotic drug-induced weight gain with a 5-HT2C receptor gene polymorphism. Lancet 359, 2086-2087.
Zhang ZJ, Yao ZJ, Liu, W, Fang Q, Reynolds GP (2004) Effects of antipsychotics on fat deposition and changes in leptin and insulin levels: Magnetic resonance imaging study of previously untreated people with schizophrenia. Brit J Psychiat 184, 58-62.
Templeman LA, Reynolds GP, Arranz B, San L (2005) Polymorphisms of the 5-HT2C receptor and leptin genes are associated with antipsychotic drug-induced weight gain in Caucasian subjects with a first-episode psychosis. Pharmacogenetics 15, 195-200.
Reynolds GP, Arranz B, Templeman LA, Fertuzinhos S, San L (2006) Effect of a 5-HT1A receptor gene polymorphism on negative and depressive symptom response to antipsychotic treatment of drug-naïve psychotic patients. Am J Psychiat 163, 1826-1829.
Yevtushenko O, Cooper SJ, O’Neill R, Doherty JK, Woodside JV, Reynolds GP (2008) The influence of 5-HT2C receptor and leptin gene polymorphisms, smoking and drug treatment on metabolic disturbances in patients with schizophrenia. Brit J Psychiat 192, 424-428.
Kirk SL, Glazebrook J, Grayson B, Neill JC, Reynolds GP (2009) Olanzapine-induced weight gain in the rat: role of 5-HT2C and histamine H1 receptors. Psychopharmacology 207, 119-125.

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