Latest publication from the lab:
March 2015 – New paper accepted, highlighting impact of prenatal exposure on long-term behavioural development in children. This paper is the first prospective assessment of autism in a cohort of children exposed prenatally to antiepileptic drugs. It will be listed on ResearchGate once online https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Amanda_Wood/publications/ or you can email me for a copy.
Wood, AG., Nadebaum, C., Anderson, V., Reutens, DC. O’Brien, TJ., Vajda, F. (in press). Prospective assessment of autism traits in children exposed to antiepileptic drugs during pregnancy, Epilepsia
Selected recent publications:
Gonzalez, LM., Embuldeniya, US., Harvey, AS., Wrennall, JA., Testa, R., Anderson, VA., Wood, AG. (2014) Developmental stage affects cognition in children with recently-diagnosed symptomatic focal epilepsy, Epilepsy and Behaviour; 39C:97-104
Wood, AG., Chen, J., Barton, S., Nadebaum, C., Anderson, VA., Reutens, DC., O’Brien, TJ., Vajda, F. (2014) Altered cortical thickness following prenatal sodium valproate exposure, Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology; 1(7), 497-501 doi: 10.1002/acn3.74
Sripada, CS., Phan, KL., Labuschagne, I., Welsh, R., Nathan, PJ., Wood, AG. (2013). Oxytocin enhances resting state connectivity between amygdala and medial frontal cortex. The International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 16(2):255-60
Nadebaum, C., Anderson, V., Reutens, DC., Vajda, F., Wood, AG. (2012) Childhood Cognitive Impairment Associated with Fetal Antiepileptic Drug Exposure: A Review. Developmental Neuropsychology, 37, 1-29.
Anderson VA. Spencer-Smith, M., Wood, AG (2011) Do children’s brains recover better? Plasticity, reorganisation and neurobehavioral change after early brain insult, Brain, 134, 2197-2221.