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Caitlin Wyrwoll

Dr Caitlin Wyrwoll

Human Sciences, School of

Contact details
School of Human Sciences
The University of Western Australia (M309)
35 Stirling Highway
+61 8 6488 1569
+61 8 6488 1051
PhD W.Aust.
Key research
Placental vasculature and haemodynamics, impact of glucocorticoids on placental function, developmental programming of adult affective behaviours.
Wyrwoll CS, Kerrigan D, Holmes MC, Seckl JR, Drake AJ (2012) Altered placental methyl donor transport in the dexamethasone programmed rat. Placenta 33(3):220-3.

Wyrwoll CS, Holmes MC (in press – accepted Oct 25 2011) Prenatal excess glucocorticoid exposure and adult affective disorders: A role for serotonergic and catecholamine pathways. Neuroendocrinology.

Wyrwoll CS, Holmes MC, Seckl JR (2011) 11beta-Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases and the brain: From zero to hero, a decade of progress. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology 32(3); 265-86.

Waddell BJ, Bollen M, Wyrwoll CS, Mori TA, Mark PJ (2010) Developmental programming of adult adrenal structure and steroidogenesis: effects of fetal glucocorticoid excess and postnatal dietary omega-3 fatty acids. Journal of Endocrinology 205(2):171-8.

Wyrwoll CS, Seckl JR and Holmes MC (2009) Altered placental function of 11β-HSD2 knockout mice. Endocrinology 150(3):1287-93.

Wyrwoll CS, Mark PJ, Mori TA, and Waddell BJ (2008) Developmental programming of adult hyperinsulinemia, increased proinflammatory cytokine production, and altered skeletal muscle expression of SLC2A4 (GLUT4) and uncoupling protein 3. Journal of Endocrinology 198(3):571-9.

Wyrwoll CS, Mark PJ and Waddell BJ (2007) Developmental programming of renal glucocorticoid sensitivity and the renin-angiotensin system. Hypertension 50(3):579-84.

Wyrwoll CS, Mark PJ, Mori TA, Puddey IB and Waddell BJ (2006) Prevention of programmed hyperleptinemia and hypertension by postnatal dietary omega-3 fatty acids. Endocrinology 147(1):599-606.

Wyrwoll CS, Mark PJ, Waddell, BJ (2005) Directional secretion and transport of leptin and expression of leptin receptor isoforms in human placental BeWo cells. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 241:73-9.
Future research
Manipulation of gene expression specific to the placenta
Previous positions
2006 - 2011: Postdoctoral Researcher, The University of Edinburgh
ANHB2216 Human Reproductive Biology
ANHB3316 Human Reproduction
Research profile
Research profile and publications

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