Miss Amelia McGuinness



Associate Research Fellow, Trial Coordinator


Faculty of Health


School of Medicine




+61 3 522 72217


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Safety and feasibility of faecal microbiota transplant for major depressive disorder: study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial

J Green, J Green, A McGuinness, A McGuinness, M Berk, M Berk, D Castle, D Castle, E Athan, E Athan, C Hair, C Hair, P Strandwitz, P Strandwitz, A Loughman, A Loughman, A Nierenberg, A Nierenberg, J Cryan, J Cryan, M Mohebbi, M Mohebbi, F Jacka, F Jacka

(2023), Vol. 9, Pilot and Feasibility Studies, C1

journal article

A systematic review of gut microbiota composition in observational studies of major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia

A McGuinness, J Davis, S Dawson, A Loughman, F Collier, M O’Hely, C Simpson, J Green, W Marx, C Hair, G Guest, M Mohebbi, M Berk, D Stupart, D Watters, F Jacka

(2022), Vol. 27, pp. 1920-1935, Molecular Psychiatry, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

The kynurenine pathway in major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia: a meta-analysis of 101 studies

W Marx, A McGuinness, T Rocks, A Ruusunen, J Cleminson, A Walker, S Gomes-da-Costa, M Lane, M Sanches, A Diaz, P Tseng, P Lin, M Berk, G Clarke, A O’Neil, F Jacka, B Stubbs, A Carvalho, J Quevedo, J Soares, B Fernandes

(2021), Vol. 26, pp. 4158-4178, Molecular Psychiatry, England, C1

journal article

The effect of emerging nutraceutical interventions for clinical and biological outcomes in multiple sclerosis: A systematic review

W Marx, M Hockey, A McGuinness, M Lane, J Christodoulou, I van der Mei, M Berk, O Dean, B Taylor, S Broadley, J Lechner-Scott, F Jacka, R Lucas, A Ponsonby

(2020), Vol. 37, Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, Netherlands, C1

journal article

Is dairy consumption associated with depressive symptoms or disorders in adults? A systematic review of observational studies

M Hockey, A McGuinness, W Marx, T Rocks, F Jacka, A Ruusunen

(2020), Vol. 60, pp. 3653-3668, Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, United States, C1

journal article

Developmental origins of cardiometabolic health outcomes in twins: A systematic review and meta-analysis

D Ashtree, A McGuinness, M Plummer, C Sun, J Craig, K Scurrah

(2020), Vol. 30, pp. 1609-1621, Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, Netherlands, C1

journal article

Homocysteine as a peripheral biomarker in bipolar disorder: A meta-analysis

E Salagre, A Vizuete, M Leite, D Brownstein, A McGuinness, F Jacka, S Dodd, B Stubbs, C Köhler, E Vieta, A Carvalho, M Berk, B Fernandes

(2017), Vol. 43, pp. 81-91, European Psychiatry, England, C1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

PhD Scholarship - MICRO-SCOPE: a study of diet, gut microbiota and mental health in community-dwelling adults

Prof Felice Jacka, Miss Amelia McGuinness

Australian Rotary Health PhD scholarship

  • 2020: $6,375
  • 2019: $10,625
  • 2018: $12,750
  • 2017: $21,250


No completed student supervisions to report