Higher Degree by Research Candidate
Adelaide Medical School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
My research centres around the biological underpinnings of psychiatric illness, especially Major Depressive Disorder. Specifically, I am particularly interested in the relationship between MDD and neuroinflammation in the brain, and the potential of anti-inflammatory treatment to ameliorate psychiatric symptoms.
Date Position Institution name 2022 - 2022 Standard Marking (Biological Psychiatry) University of Adelaide 2020 - 2020 Standard Marking (Biological Psychiatry) The University of Adelaide 2019 - 2020 Research assistant, Cognitive and Emotional Recovery Training Program for Depression (CERT-D) study The University of Adelaide
Date Institution name Country Title 2011 - 2015 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Arts 2010 - 2016 The University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours)
Date Title Institution Country 2017 Analysis of symptomatic and biological changes in Major Depressive Disorder related to co-administered antidepressant and anti-inflammatory treatment The University of Adelaide Australia
Year Citation 2023 Kavakbasi, E., Sampson, E., Mills, N. T., Hori, H., Schwarte, K., Hohoff, C., . . . Baune, B. T. (2023). Inflammation-stratified augmentation of vortioxetine with celecoxib: Results from a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial in major depressive disorder. Journal of Neurochemistry, 9 pages.
2022 Baune, B. T., Sampson, E., Louise, J., Hori, H., Schubert, K. O., Clark, S. R., . . . Fourrier, C. (2022). Corrigendum to 'No evidence for clinical efficacy of adjunctive celecoxib with vortioxetine in the treatment of depression: A 6-week double-blind placebo controlled randomized trial' [European Neuropsychopharmacology 53 (2021) 34-46].. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol, 64, 61-62.
2021 Mills, N. T., Sampson, E., Fourrier, C., & Baune, B. T. (2021). Clinical switching strategies of various antidepressants to Vortioxetine in the PREDDICT trial. The international journal of neuropsychopharmacology, 24(4), 314-321.
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2021 Knight, M. J., Lyrtzis, E., Fourrier, C., Aboustate, N., Sampson, E., Hori, H., . . . Baune, B. T. (2021). Psychological training to improve psychosocial function in patients with major depressive disorder: A randomised clinical trial. Psychiatry Research, 300, 113906-1-113906-7.
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2021 Baune, B. T., Sampson, E., Louise, J., Hori, H., Schubert, K. O., Clark, S. R., . . . Fourrier, C. (2021). No evidence for clinical efficacy of adjunctive celecoxib with vortioxetine in the treatment of depression: A 6-week double-blind placebo controlled randomized trial.. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol, 53, 34-46.
DOI Scopus17 WoS15 Europe PMC11
2020 Fourrier, C., Sampson, E., Hori, H., Schubert, K. O., Clark, S., Mills, N. T., & Baune, B. T. (2020). Exploratory study of association between blood immune markers and cognitive symptom severity in major depressive disorder: Stratification by body mass index status. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 88, 242-251.
DOI Scopus7 WoS6 Europe PMC5
2019 Knight, M. J., Fourrier, C., Lyrtzis, E., Aboustate, N., Sampson, E., Hori, H., . . . Baune, B. T. (2019). Cognitive deficits in the THINC-integrated tool (THINC-it) are associated with psychosocial dysfunction in patients with major depressive disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 80(1), 18m12472-1-18m12472-8.
DOI Scopus13 WoS10 Europe PMC6
2018 Fourrier, C., Sampson, E., Mills, N. T., & Baune, B. T. (2018). Anti-inflammatory treatment of depression: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial of vortioxetine augmented with celecoxib or placebo. Trials, 19(1), 447-1-447-14.
DOI Scopus40 WoS35 Europe PMC19
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2020 - ongoing Vice-President Health Sciences Postgraduate Association (HeSPA) Committee The University of Adelaide Australia 2019 - 2020 Member Health Sciences Postgraduate Association (HeSPA) Committee The University of Adelaide Australia 2018 - 2018 Member Biological Psychiatry Australia’s 8th Annual Scientific Meeting Local Organising Committee Biological Psychiatry Australia Australia 2017 - 2018 Member SAHMRI Student Association Committee SAHMRI Australia
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