Dr Benjamin Lau

Postdoctoral Fellow
Science
School of Psychology
  • Journal articles | 2024
    Lau BKF; Dillon O; Vinod SK; O'Brien RT; Reynolds T, 2024, 'Faster and lower dose imaging: evaluating adaptive, constant gantry velocity and angular separation in fast low-dose 4D cone beam CT imaging', Medical Physics, 51, pp. 1364 - 1382, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mp.16585
    Journal articles | 2022
    Lau BKF; Reynolds T; Keall PJ; Sonke JJ; Vinod SK; Dillon O; O'Brien RT, 2022, 'Reducing 4DCBCT imaging dose and time: Exploring the limits of adaptive acquisition and motion compensated reconstruction', Physics in Medicine and Biology, 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1361-6560/ac55a4
    Journal articles | 2021
    Lau BKF; Reynolds T; Wallis A; Smith S; George A; Keall PJ; Sonke JJ; Vinod SK; Dillon O; O'Brien RT, 2021, 'Reducing 4DCBCT scan time and dose through motion compensated acquisition and reconstruction', Physics in Medicine and Biology, 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1361-6560/abebfb
    Journal articles | 2021
    O'Brien RT; Dillon O; Lau B; George A; Smith S; Wallis A; Sonke JJ; Keall PJ; Vinod SK, 2021, 'The first-in-human implementation of adaptive 4D cone beam CT for lung cancer radiotherapy: 4DCBCT in less time with less dose', Radiotherapy and Oncology, 161, pp. 29 - 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2021.05.021
    Journal articles | 2020
    Konen LM; Wright AL; Royle GA; Morris GP; Lau BK; Seow PW; Zinn R; Milham LT; Vaughan CW; Vissel B, 2020, 'A new mouse line with reduced GluA2 Q/R site RNA editing exhibits loss of dendritic spines, hippocampal CA1-neuron loss, learning and memory impairments and NMDA receptor-independent seizure vulnerability', Molecular Brain, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13041-020-0545-1
    Journal articles | 2020
    Lau BK; Ambrose BP; Thomas CS; Qiao M; Borgland SL, 2020, 'Mu-opioids suppress gabaergic synaptic transmission onto orbitofrontal cortex pyramidal neurons with subregional selectivity', Journal of Neuroscience, 40, pp. 5894 - 5907, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2049-19.2020
    Journal articles | 2020
    Lau BK; Winters BL; Vaughan CW, 2020, 'Opioid presynaptic disinhibition of the midbrain periaqueductal grey descending analgesic pathway', British Journal of Pharmacology, 177, pp. 2320 - 2332, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bph.14982
    Journal articles | 2016
    Thompson JL; Yang J; Lau B; Liu S; Baimel C; Kerr LE; Liu F; Borgland SL, 2016, 'Age-dependent D1-D2 receptor coactivation in the lateral orbitofrontal cortex potentiates NMDA receptors and facilitates cognitive flexibility', Cerebral Cortex, 26, pp. 4524 - 4539, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhv222
    Journal articles | 2015
    Wilson-Poe AR; Lau BK; Vaughan CW, 2015, 'Repeated morphine treatment alters cannabinoid modulation of GABAergic synaptic transmission within the rat periaqueductal grey', British Journal of Pharmacology, 172, pp. 681 - 690, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bph.12809
    Journal articles | 2014
    Lau BK; Drew GM; Mitchell VA; Vaughan CW, 2014, 'Endocannabinoid modulation by FAAH and monoacylglycerol lipase within the analgesic circuitry of the periaqueductal grey', British Journal of Pharmacology, 171, pp. 5225 - 5236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bph.12839
    Journal articles | 2014
    Lau BK; Karim S; Goodchild AK; Vaughan CW; Drew GM, 2014, 'Menthol enhances phasic and tonic GABAA receptor-mediated currents in midbrain periaqueductal grey neurons', British Journal of Pharmacology, 171, pp. 2803 - 2813, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bph.12602
    Journal articles | 2014
    Lau BK; Vaughan CW, 2014, 'Descending modulation of pain: The GABA disinhibition hypothesis of analgesia', Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 29, pp. 159 - 164, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conb.2014.07.010
    Journal articles | 2014
    Lau BK; Vaughan CW, 2014, 'Targeting the endogenous cannabinoid system to treat neuropathic pain', Frontiers in Pharmacology, 5 MAR, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphar.2014.00028
    Journal articles | 2009
    Drew GM; Lau BK; Vaughan CW, 2009, 'Substance P drives endocannabinoid-mediated disinhibition in a midbrain descending analgesic pathway', Journal of Neuroscience, 29, pp. 7220 - 7229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4362-08.2009
    Journal articles | 2008
    Lau BK; Vaughan CW, 2008, 'Muscarinic modulation of synaptic transmission via endocannabinoid signalling in the rat midbrain periaqueductal gray', Molecular Pharmacology, 74, pp. 1392 - 1398, http://dx.doi.org/10.1124/mol.108.045872
  • Preprints | 2020
    Lau B; Ambrose B; Thomas C; Qiao M; Borgland S, 2020, Mu-opioids suppress GABAergic synaptic transmission onto orbitofrontal cortex pyramidal neurons with subregional selectivity, , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2020.05.12.091678
    Preprints | 2020
    Lau B; Murphy-Royal C; Kaur M; Qiao M; Bains J; Gordon G; Borgland S, 2020, Obesity-induced astrocyte dysfunction impairs heterosynaptic plasticity in the orbitofrontal cortex, , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2020.05.01.073205