The UNSW SBRC offers accurate saliva testing for a wide variety of analytes, including:
||Sample test volume||Assay sensitivity||Assay range|
|17 Alpha- Hydroxy-progesterone||50 μL||3 pg/mL||5.1 - 500 pg/mL|
|Alpha-Amylase||10 μL||0.4 U/mL||2-400 U/mL|
|Androstenedione||50 μL||5 pg/mL||10 - 2430 pg/mL|
|Cortisol||25 μL||< 0.007 μg/dL||0.012 - 3 μg/dL|
|Cotinine||20 μL||0.15 ng/mL||0.8 - 200 ng/mL|
|DHEA||50 μL||5 pg/mL||10.2 - 1000 pg/mL|
|DHEA-S||100 μL||43pg/mL||188.9 - 15,300 pg/mL|
|Estradiol||100 μL||0.1 pg/mL||1 - 32 pg/mL|
|Estriol||100 μL||5 pg/mL||5 - 4860 pg/mL|
|Estrone||100 μL||1 pg/mL||3.1 - 300 pg/mL|
|Interleukin-1 Beta||20 μL||< 0.37 pg/mL||3.13 - 200 pg/mL|
|Interleukin-6 (IL-6)||60 μL||0.07 pg/mL||0 - 100 pg/mL|
|Melatonin||100 μL||1.37 pg/mL||0.78 - 50 pg/mL|
|Progesterone||50 μL||5 pg/mL||10 - 2430 pg/mL|
|Secretory IgA||25 μL||2.5 μg/mL||2.5 - 600 μg/mL|
|Testosterone||25 μL||1 pg/mL||6.1 - 600 pg/mL|
|Uric Acid||10 μL||0.07 mg/dL||0.07 - 5 mg/dL|
It does so by capitalising on significant advances over the past decade in methods for saliva collection and the development of standardised, reliable techniques for the most accurate saliva testing results by industry leader and partner Salimetrics https://salimetrics.com/.
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Research areas: developmental psychopathology; child clinical psychology; externalising and conduct problems; aggression and antisocial behaviour; violent offending; development, assessment and treatment of callous-unemotional traits and psychopathy.
Research areas: schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders; schizotypy; understanding the psychological and neurophysiological basis of delusions and hallucinations; understanding the basis of sensory suppression to self-generated actions; Event-Related Potentials (ERPs); Diffusion-Tensor Imaging (DTI).
Research areas: obsessive-compulsive disorder, hoarding disorder, and related disorders. Comorbidity and classification of anxiety disorders. Investigations into processes that are associated with various types of psychopathology, including emotion regulation and thought suppression.
My research program addresses the development of memory and emotion during infancy and early childhood and takes a developmental cognitive neuroscience approach. I am particularly interested in the development of relational memory and the role it might play in representational flexibility. My recent work has looked at age-related changes in episodic memory and future thinking during early childhood and the development of rapid facial mimicry in infancy.