Dr Craig Smith

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Medicine

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

craig.smith@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 524 79473

Publications

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2021

Differential level of RXFP3 expression in dopaminergic neurons within the arcuate nucleus, dorsomedial hypothalamus and ventral tegmental area of RXFP3-Cre/tdTomato mice

L Voglsanger, J Read, S Ch’ng, C Zhang, I Eraslan, L Gray, L Rivera, L Hamilton, R Williams, A Gundlach, C Smith

(2021), Vol. 14, pp. 1-10, Frontiers in neuroscience, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

journal article
2020

Pioglitazone and deoxyribonucleoside combination treatment increases mitochondrial respiratory capacity in m.3243A>G MELAS cybrid cells

H Burgin, M Sanchez, C Smith, I Trounce, M McKenzie

(2020), Vol. 21, pp. 1-16, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article
2019

Characterization of the relaxin family peptide receptor 3 system in the mouse bed nucleus of the stria terminalis

S Ch'ng, J Fu, R Brown, C Smith, M Hossain, S McDougall, A Lawrence

(2019), Vol. 527, pp. 2615-2633, Journal of comparative neurology, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Phenotyping neurons activated in the mouse brain during restoration of salt debt

Craig Smith, Joshua Cross, Izel Eraslan, Aparna Attawar, Sarah Ch’ng, Poshmaal Dhar, Rasika Samarasinghe, Laura Gray, Andrew Lawrence

(2019), Vol. 101, pp. 1-9, Journal of chemical neuroanatomy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

The influence of opioid dependence on salt consumption and related psychological parameters in mice and humans

C Smith, J Garfield, A Attawar, D Lubman, A Lawrence

(2019), Vol. 203, pp. 19-26, Drug and alcohol dependence, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Modulation of high fat diet-induced microbiome changes, but not behaviour, by minocycline

K Hasebe, L Rivera, C Smith, T Allnutt, T Crowley, T Nelson, O Dean, S McGee, K Walder, L Gray

(2019), Vol. 82, pp. 309-318, Brain, behavior, and immunity, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2018

Salt appetite, and the influence of opioids

C Smith, A Lawrence

(2018), Vol. 43, pp. 12-18, Neurochemical research, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article
2017

Nucleus incertus corticotrophin-releasing factor 1 receptor signalling regulates alcohol seeking in rats

L Walker, H Kastman, J Koeleman, C Smith, C Perry, E Krstew, A Gundlach, A Lawrence

(2017), Vol. 22, pp. 1641-1654, Addiction biology, Hoboken, N.J., C1

journal article

Distribution, physiology and pharmacology of relaxin-3/RXFP3 systems in brain

S Ma, C Smith, A Blasiak, A Gundlach

(2017), Vol. 174, pp. 1034-1048, British journal of pharmacology, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Relaxin-3 inputs target hippocampal interneurons and deletion of hilar relaxin-3 receptors in "floxed-RXFP3" mice impairs spatial memory

M Haidar, G Guèvremont, C Zhang, R Bathgate, E Timofeeva, C Smith, A Gundlach

(2017), Vol. 27, pp. 529-546, Hippocampus, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Relaxin-3/RXFP3 signalling in mouse hypothalamus: no effect of RXFP3 activation on corticosterone, despite reduced presynaptic excitatory input onto paraventricular CRH neurons in vitro

C Zhang, D Baimoukhametova, C Smith, J Bains, A Gundlach

(2017), Vol. 234, pp. 1725-1739, Psychopharmacology, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article
2016

Endogenous central amygdala mu-opioid receptor signaling promotes sodium appetite in mice

C Smith, L Walker, T Leeboonngam, M McKinley, D Denton, A Lawrence

(2016), Vol. 113, pp. 13893-13898, Proceedings of the national academy of sciences of the United States of America, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

Sensitivity to chronic methamphetamine administration and withdrawal in mice with relaxin-3/RXFP3 deficiency

M Haidar, M Lam, B Chua, C Smith, A Gundlach

(2016), Vol. 41, pp. 481-491, Neurochemical research, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal article
2015

Involvement of central relaxin-3 signalling in sodium (salt) appetite

C Smith, L Walker, B Chua, M McKinley, A Gundlach, D Denton, A Lawrence

(2015), Vol. 100, pp. 1064-1072, Experimental physiology, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Relaxin-3 receptor (Rxfp3) gene deletion reduces operant sucrose- but not alcohol-responding in mice

A Walker, C Smith, A Gundlach, A Lawrence

(2015), Vol. 14, pp. 625-634, Genes, brain and behavior, Hoboken, N.J., C1-1

journal article

Central relaxin-3 receptor (RXFP3) activation reduces elevated, but not basal, anxiety-like behaviour in C57BL/6J mice

C Zhang, B Chua, A Yang, F Shabanpoor, M Hossain, J Wade, K Rosengren, C Smith, A Gundlach

(2015), Vol. 292, pp. 125-132, Behavioural brain research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Relaxin-3 receptor (RXFP3) signalling mediates stress-related alcohol preference in mice

A Walker, C Smith, B Chua, E Krstew, C Zhang, A Gundlach, A Lawrence

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 1-71, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1-1

journal article

Relaxin-3 receptor (Rxfp3) gene knockout mice display reduced running wheel activity: implications for role of relaxin-3/RXFP3 signalling in sustained arousal

I Hosken, S Sutton, C Smith, A Gundlach

(2015), Vol. 278, pp. 167-175, Behavioural brain research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2014

Central injection of relaxin-3 receptor (RXFP3) antagonist peptides reduces motivated food seeking and consumption in C57BL/6J mice

C Smith, B Chua, C Zhang, A Walker, M Haidar, D Hawkes, F Shabanpoor, M Hossain, J Wade, K Rosengren, A Gundlach

(2014), Vol. 268, pp. 117-126, Behavioural brain research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Relaxin-3/RXFP3 networks: an emerging target for the treatment of depression and other neuropsychiatric diseases?

C Smith, A Walker, I Hosken, B Chua, C Zhang, M Haidar, A Gundlach

(2014), Vol. 5, pp. 1-17, Frontiers in pharmacology, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1-1

journal article
2013

Synthesis of fluorescent analogs of relaxin family peptides and their preliminary in vitro and in vivo characterization

L Chan, C Smith, B Chua, F Lin, R Bathgate, F Separovic, A Gundlach, M Hossain, J Wade

(2013), Vol. 1, pp. 1-9, Frontiers in chemistry, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1-1

journal article

Chemical synthesis and orexigenic activity of rat/mouse relaxin-3

M Hossain, C Smith, P Ryan, E Büchler, R Bathgate, A Gundlach, J Wade

(2013), Vol. 44, pp. 1529-1536, Amino Acids, Wien, Austria, C1-1

journal article

Potential hypothalamic targets of relaxin-3 innervation: a perspective

C Smith, B Chua, A Walker, A Gundlach

(2013), Vol. 118, pp. 47-51, Italian journal of anatomy and embryology, Firenze, Italy, C1-1

journal article

Pharmacological activation of RXFP3 is not orexigenic in C57BL/6J mice

C Smith, I Hosken, N Downer, B Chua, M Hossain, J Wade, A Gundlach

(2013), Vol. 118, pp. 52-55, Italian journal of anatomy and embryology, Firenze, Italy, C1-1

journal article

Consequences of relaxin-3 null mutation in mice on food-entrainable arousal

I Hosken, C Smith, B Chua, A Gundlach

(2013), Vol. 118, pp. 37-41, Ital J Anat Embryol, Italy, C1-1

journal article

Viral-mediated delivery of an RXFP3 agonist into brain promotes arousal in mice

C Smith, A Blasiak, D Ganella, B Chua, S Layfield, R Bathgate, A Gundlach

(2013), Vol. 118, pp. 42-46, Italian journal of anatomy and embryology, Firenze, Italy, C1-1

journal article
2012

Relaxin-3 null mutation mice display a circadian hypoactivity phenotype

C Smith, I Hosken, S Sutton, A Lawrence, A Gundlach

(2012), Vol. 11, pp. 94-104, Genes, brain and behavior, Hoboken, N.J., C1-1

journal article
2011

Relaxin-3 systems in the brain--the first 10 years

C Smith, P Ryan, I Hosken, S Ma, A Gundlach

(2011), Vol. 42, pp. 262-275, Journal of chemical neuroanatomy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2010

Distribution of relaxin-3 and RXFP3 within arousal, stress, affective, and cognitive circuits of mouse brain

C Smith, P-J Shen, A Banerjee, P Bonaventure, S Ma, R Bathgate, S Sutton, A Gundlach

(2010), Vol. 518, pp. 4016-4045, Journal of comparative neurology, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2009

Relaxin family peptides and receptors in mammalian brain

A Gundlach, S Ma, Q Sang, P-J Shen, L Piccenna, K Sedaghat, C Smith, R Bathgate, A Lawrence, G Tregear, J Wade, D Finkelstein, P Bonaventure, C Liu, T Lovenberg, S Sutton

(2009), Vol. 1160, pp. 226-235, Ann N Y Acad Sci, United States, C1-1

journal article

Behavioral phenotyping of mixed background (129S5:B6) relaxin-3 knockout mice

C Smith, A Lawrence, S Sutton, A Gundlach

(2009), Vol. 1160, pp. 236-241, Proceedings of the International Conference on Relaxin and Related Peptides 2008, Maui, Hawaii, E1-1

conference

Metabolic and neuroendocrine responses to RXFP3 modulation in the central nervous system

S Sutton, J Shelton, C Smith, J Williams, S Yun, T Motley, C Kuei, P Bonaventure, A Gundlach, C Liu, T Lovenberg

(2009), Vol. 1160, pp. 242-249, Proceedings of the International Conference on Relaxin and Related Peptides 2008, Maui, Hawaii, E1-1

conference
2008

Relaxin family peptide receptor 3- RXFP3 (GPCR135)

A Gundlach, C Smith

(2008), pp. 1-12, xPharm: the comprehensive pharmacology reference, [Amsterdam, The Netherlands], B1-1

book chapter
2006

Eve-3: a liver enriched suppressor of Ras/MAPK signaling

J King, N Corcoran, G D'Abaco, A Straffon, C Smith, C Poon, M Buchert, S I, N Hall, P Lock, C Hovens

(2006), Vol. 44, pp. 758-767, Journal of hepatology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2005

Imatinib attenuates diabetic nephropathy in apolipoprotein E-knockout mice

M Lassila, K Jandeleit-Dahm, K Seah, C Smith, A Calkin, T Allen, M Cooper

(2005), Vol. 16, pp. 363-373, Journal of the American society of nephrology, [Washington, D.C.], C1-1

journal article

Rosiglitazone attenuates atherosclerosis in a model of insulin insufficiency independent of its metabolic effects

A Calkin, J Forbes, C Smith, M Lassila, M Cooper, K Jandeleit-Dahm, T Allen

(2005), Vol. 25, pp. 1903-1909, Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology, Dallas, Tex., C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Neural regulation of salt intake

Prof Andrew Lawrence, Dr Craig Smith

NHMRC Project Grant

  • 2020: $10,000
  • 2019: $10,000
  • 2018: $10,000

Pharmacological modulation of the relaxin-3/RXFP3 neuropeptide system for controlling feeding

Dr Karl Rosengren, Prof Ross Bathgate, Prof Andrew Gundlach, Dr Craig Smith

NHMRC Project Grant

  • 2021: $59,312
  • 2020: $98,769
  • 2019: $74,076

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report