Dr Melissa Lane



Alfred Deakin Post-Doctoral Research Fellow


Faculty of Health


School of Medicine




+61 3 522 73893


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Association between ultra-processed foods and recurrence of depressive symptoms: the Whitehall II cohort study

H Arshad, J Head, F Jacka, M Lane, M Kivimaki, T Akbaraly

(2024), Vol. 27, pp. 42-54, Nutritional Neuroscience, London, Eng., C1

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Adherence to the ultra-processed dietary pattern and risk of depressive outcomes: Findings from the NutriNet Brasil cohort study and an updated systematic review and meta-analysis

A Werneck, E Steele, F Delpino, M Lane, W Marx, F Jacka, B Stubbs, M Touvier, B Srour, M Louzada, R Levy, C Monteiro

(2024), Vol. 43, pp. 1190-1199, Clinical Nutrition, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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The effect of vitamin D supplementation on depressive symptoms in adults: A systematic review and meta‐analysis of randomized controlled trials

T Mikola, W Marx, M Lane, M Hockey, A Loughman, S Rajapolvi, T Rocks, A O’Neil, D Mischoulon, M Valkonen-Korhonen, S Lehto, A Ruusunen

(2023), Vol. 63, pp. 11784-11801, Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, C1

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Peri-Operative Risk Factors Associated with Post-Operative Cognitive Dysfunction (POCD): An Umbrella Review of Meta-Analyses of Observational Studies

N Travica, M Lotfaliany, A Marriott, S Safavynia, M Lane, L Gray, N Veronese, M Berk, D Skvarc, H Aslam, E Gamage, M Formica, K Bishop, W Marx

(2023), Vol. 12, Journal of Clinical Medicine, C1

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Polyphenols as novel interventions for depression: Exploring the efficacy, mechanisms of action, and implications for future research

E Gamage, R Orr, N Travica, M Lane, T Dissanayaka, J Kim, G Grosso, J Godos, W Marx

(2023), Vol. 151, Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, C1

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High ultra-processed food consumption is associated with elevated psychological distress as an indicator of depression in adults from the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study

M Lane, M Lotfaliany, A Hodge, A O'Neil, N Travica, F Jacka, T Rocks, P Machado, M Forbes, D Ashtree, W Marx

(2023), Vol. 335, pp. 57-66, Journal of Affective Disorders, C1

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The effects of anodal tDCS on pain reduction in people with knee osteoarthritis: A systematic review and meta-analysis

T Dissanayaka, P Nakandala, K Malwanage, A Hill, D Ashthree, M Lane, N Travicia, E Gamage, W Marx, S Jaberzadeh

(2023), Vol. 53, pp. 102921-102921, Neurophysiologie Clinique, France, C1

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The Effects of Dietary Advanced Glycation End-Products on Neurocognitive and Mental Disorders

N D’cunha, D Sergi, M Lane, N Naumovski, E Gamage, A Rajendran, M Kouvari, S Gauci, T Dissanayka, W Marx, N Travica

(2022), Vol. 14, pp. 1-22, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Ultra‐Processed Food Consumption and Mental Health: A Systematic Review and Meta‐Analysis of Observational Studies

M Lane, E Gamage, N Travica, T Dissanayaka, D Ashtree, S Gauci, M Lotfaliany, A O’neil, F Jacka, W Marx

(2022), Vol. 14, Nutrients, C1

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Brain derived neurotrophic factor in perioperative neurocognitive disorders: Current evidence and future directions

N Travica, H Aslam, A O'Neil, M Lane, M Berk, E Gamage, K Walder, Z Liu, T Segasby, W Marx

(2022), Vol. 193, Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, C1

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Higher Ultra-Processed Food Consumption Is Associated with Greater High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein Concentration in Adults: Cross-Sectional Results from the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study

M Lane, M Lotfaliany, M Forbes, A Loughman, T Rocks, A O’Neil, P Machado, F Jacka, A Hodge, W Marx

(2022), Vol. 14, Nutrients, Switzerland, C1

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Diet and depression: exploring the biological mechanisms of action

W Marx, M Lane, M Hockey, H Aslam, M Berk, K Walder, A Borsini, J Firth, C Pariante, K Berding, J Cryan, G Clarke, J Craig, K Su, D Mischoulon, F Gomez-Pinilla, J Foster, P Cani, S Thuret, H Staudacher, A Sánchez-Villegas, H Arshad, T Akbaraly, A O’Neil, T Segasby, F Jacka

(2021), Vol. 26, pp. 134-150, Molecular Psychiatry, England, C1

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Ultraprocessed food and chronic noncommunicable diseases: A systematic review and meta-analysis of 43 observational studies

M Lane, J Davis, S Beattie, C Gómez-Donoso, A Loughman, A O'Neil, F Jacka, M Berk, R Page, W Marx, T Rocks

(2021), Vol. 22, Obesity Reviews, England, C1

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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

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Possible use of fermented foods in rehabilitation of anorexia nervosa: the gut microbiota as a modulator

T Rocks, M West, M Hockey, H Aslam, M Lane, A Loughman, F Jacka, A Ruusunen

(2021), Vol. 107, Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, England, C1

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Prebiotic and probiotic supplementation and the tryptophan-kynurenine pathway: a systematic review and meta analysis

T Purton, L Staskova, M Lane, S Dawson, M West, J Firth, G Clarke, J Cryan, M Berk, A O'Neil, O Dean, A Hadi, C Honan, W Marx

(2021), Vol. 123, pp. 1-13, Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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The Dietary Inflammatory Index and Human Health: An Umbrella Review of Meta-Analyses of Observational Studies

W Marx, N Veronese, J Kelly, L Smith, M Hockey, S Collins, G Trakman, E Hoare, S Teasdale, A Wade, M Lane, H Aslam, J Davis, A O'neil, N Shivappa, J Hebert, L Blekkenhorst, M Berk, T Segasby, F Jacka

(2021), Vol. 12, pp. 1681-1690, Advances in Nutrition, United States, C1

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Major depressive disorder in older patients as an inflammatory disorder: implications for the pharmacological management of geriatric depression

M Forbes, A O'Neil, M Lane, B Agustini, N Myles, M Berk

(2021), Vol. 38, pp. 451-467, Drugs and aging, Cham, Switzerland, C1

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Associations between indicators of diet quality and psychological distress, depression and anxiety in emerging adults: Results from a nationally representative observational sample

S Collins, M Lotfalian, W Marx, M Lane, S Allender, F Jacka, E Hoare

(2021), Vol. 24, pp. 1-8, Mental Health and Prevention, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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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, C1

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The effect of ultra-processed very low-energy diets on gut microbiota and metabolic outcomes in individuals with obesity: a systematic literature review

M Lane, G Howland, M West, M Hockey, W Marx, A Loughman, M O'Hely, F Jacka, T Rocks

(2020), Vol. 14, pp. 197-204, Obesity research and clinical practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Prebiotics, probiotics, fermented foods and cognitive outcomes: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Wolfgang Marx, Andrew Scholey, Joseph Firth, Nathan D’Cunha, Melissa Lane, Meghan Hockey, Melanie Ashton, John Cryan, A O'Neil, Nenad Naumovski, Michael Berk, Olivia Dean, Felice Jacka

(2020), Vol. 118, pp. 472-484, Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Effect of saffron supplementation on symptoms of depression and anxiety: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Wolfgang Marx, Melissa Lane, Tetyana Rocks, Anu Ruusunen, Amy Loughman, Adrian Lopresti, Skye Marshall, Michael Berk, Felice Jacka, Olivia Dean

(2019), Vol. 77, pp. 557-571, Nutrition reviews, Oxford, Eng., C1

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Ultra-Processed Food Consumption and Depressive Symptoms in a Mediterranean Cohort

Justyna Godos, Marialaura Bonaccio, Wahidah Al-Qahtani, Wolfgang Marx, Melissa Lane, Gian Leggio, Giuseppe Grosso

(), Vol. 15, pp. 504-504, Nutrients, C1

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