Rebecca Hood

Dr Rebecca Hood

Postdoctoral Researcher

School of Biomedicine

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.


  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2024 Sorby-Adams, A. J., Marian, O. C., Bilecki, I. M., Elms, L. E., Yassi, N., Hood, R. J., . . . Turner, R. J. (2024). NK1 tachykinin receptor antagonist treatment reduces cerebral edema and intracranial pressure in an ovine model of ischemic stroke. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 1-15.
    DOI
    2024 Warren, K. E., Hood, R. J., Walker, F. R., & Spratt, N. J. (2024). Intracranial pressure is elevated at 24 h post‐stroke in mice. Neuroprotection, 2(1), 60-64.
    DOI
    2023 Warren, K. E., Coupland, K. G., Hood, R. J., Kang, L., Walker, F. R., & Spratt, N. J. (2023). Movement of cerebrospinal fluid tracer into brain parenchyma and outflow to nasal mucosa is reduced at 24 h but not 2 weeks post-stroke in mice. Fluids and Barriers of the CNS, 20(1), 11 pages.
    DOI
    2023 Hood, R., Sanchez-Bezanilla, S., Beard, D., Rust, R., Turner, R., Stuckey, S., . . . Ong, L. K. (2023). Leakage beyond the primary infarction: A temporal analysis of cerebrovascular dysregulation at sites of hippocampal secondary neurodegeneration following cortical photothrombotic stroke.
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    2023 Paul, M., Paul, J. W., Hinwood, M., Hood, R. J., Martin, K., Abdolhoseini, M., . . . Walker, F. R. (2023). Clopidogrel Administration Impairs Post-Stroke Learning and Memory Recovery in Mice. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 24(14), 11706.
    DOI Scopus3 Europe PMC1
    2023 Kuhne, C., Kecelioglu, E. D., Maltby, S., Hood, R. J., Knott, B., Ditton, E., . . . Kluge, M. G. (2023). Direct comparison of virtual reality and 2D delivery on sense of presence, emotional and physiological outcome measures. Frontiers in Virtual Reality, 4, 15 pages.
    DOI Scopus2
    2023 Hood, R. J., Sanchez-Bezanilla, S., Beard, D. J., Rust, R., Turner, R. J., Stuckey, S. M., . . . Ong, L. K. (2023). Leakage beyond the primary lesion: A temporal analysis of cerebrovascular dysregulation at sites of hippocampal secondary neurodegeneration following cortical photothrombotic stroke. Journal of Neurochemistry, 167(6), 733-752.
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    2023 Woods, A. G., Lillicrap, T., Hood, R., Fletcher, J. W., Ranhage, V., Larsson, E., . . . Spratt, N. J. (2023). Blood Pressure Variability Is Associated with Infarct Growth in Acute Ischaemic Stroke. Cerebrovascular Diseases, 1-8.
    DOI Scopus1 Europe PMC1
    2022 Ryan, A., Paul, C. L., Cox, M., Whalen, O., Bivard, A., Attia, J., . . . Levi, C. R. (2022). TACTICS - Trial of Advanced CT Imaging and Combined Education Support for Drip and Ship: evaluating the effectiveness of an 'implementation intervention' in providing better patient access to reperfusion therapies: protocol for a non-randomised controlled stepped wedge cluster trial in acute stroke. BMJ open, 12(2), e055461.
    DOI Scopus1 Europe PMC1
    2022 Sanchez-Bezanilla, S., Beard, D. J., Hood, R. J., Åberg, N. D., Crock, P., Walker, F. R., . . . Ong, L. K. (2022). Growth Hormone Increases BDNF and mTOR Expression in Specific Brain Regions after Photothrombotic Stroke in Mice. Neural Plasticity, 2022, 13 pages.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS1 Europe PMC1
    2021 Sanchez-Bezanilla, S., Hood, R. J., Collins-Praino, L. E., Turner, R. J., Walker, F. R., Nilsson, M., & Ong, L. K. (2021). More than motor impairment: A spatiotemporal analysis of cognitive impairment and associated neuropathological changes following cortical photothrombotic stroke. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 14(9), 2439-2455.
    DOI Scopus15 WoS13 Europe PMC12
    2021 Zalewska, K., Hood, R. J., Pietrogrande, G., Sanchez-Bezanilla, S., Ong, L. K., Johnson, S. J., . . . Walker, F. R. (2021). Corticosterone administration alters white matter tract structure and reduces gliosis in the sub-acute phase of experimental stroke. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 22(13), 15 pages.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS5 Europe PMC4
    2021 Bothwell, S. W., Omileke, D., Hood, R. J., Pepperall, D. G., Azarpeykan, S., Patabendige, A., & Spratt, N. J. (2021). Altered Cerebrospinal Fluid Clearance and Increased Intracranial Pressure in Rats 18 h After Experimental Cortical Ischaemia. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, 14, 12 pages.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS4 Europe PMC4
    2021 Hood, R. J., Maltby, S., Keynes, A., Kluge, M. G., Nalivaiko, E., Ryan, A., . . . Walker, F. R. (2021). Development and Pilot Implementation of TACTICS VR: A Virtual Reality-Based Stroke Management Workflow Training Application and Training Framework. Frontiers in Neurology, 12, 12 pages.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS1 Europe PMC6
    2021 Zhao, Z., Hood, R. J., Ong, L. K., Pietrogrande, G., Sanchez Bezanilla, S., Warren, K. E., . . . Walker, F. R. (2021). Exploring How Low Oxygen Post Conditioning Improves Stroke-Induced Cognitive Impairment: A Consideration of Amyloid-Beta Loading and Other Mechanisms. Frontiers in Neurology, 12, 14 pages.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS3 Europe PMC6
    2019 Patabendige, A., MacKovski, N., Pepperall, D., Hood, R., & Spratt, N. (2019). Correction to: A26 Cerebrospinal fluid outflow resistance is increased following small-moderate ischaemic stroke (Fluids and Barriers of the CNS (2019) 16:Supplement 1 DOI: 10.1186/s12987-019-0135-8). Fluids and Barriers of the CNS, 16(1), 2 pages.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS4
    2018 Tan, K. N., Hood, R., Warren, K., Pepperall, D., Carrasco-Pozo, C., Manzanero, S., . . . Spratt, N. J. (2018). Heptanoate is neuroprotective in vitro but triheptanoin post-treatment did not protect against middle cerebral artery occlusion in rats. Neuroscience Letters, 683, 207-214.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS4 Europe PMC2
    2016 Tomkins, A. J., Hood, R. J., Pepperall, D., Null, C. L., Levi, C. R., & Spratt, N. J. (2016). Thrombolytic recanalization of carotid arteries is highly dependent on degree of stenosis, despite sonothrombolysis. Journal of the American Heart Association, 5(2), 1-5.
    DOI Scopus10 WoS6 Europe PMC6
    2015 Mcleod, D. D., Parsons, M. W., Hood, R., Hiles, B., Allen, J., Mccann, S. K., . . . Spratt, N. J. (2015). Perfusion computed tomography thresholds defining ischemic penumbra and infarct core: Studies in a rat stroke model. International Journal of Stroke, 10(4), 553-559.
    DOI Scopus16 WoS15 Europe PMC11
    2015 Tomkins, A. J., Hood, R. J., Levi, C. R., & Spratt, N. J. (2015). Tissue Plasminogen Activator for preclinical stroke research: Neither "rat" nor "human" dose mimics clinical recanalization in a carotid occlusion model. Scientific Reports, 5(1), 6 pages.
    DOI Scopus12 WoS12 Europe PMC12
    2015 Beard, D. J., Logan, C. L., McLeod, D. D., Hood, R. J., Pepperall, D., Murtha, L. A., & Spratt, N. J. (2015). Ischemic penumbra as a trigger for intracranial pressure rise-A potential cause for collateral failure and infarct progression?. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 36(5), 917-927.
    DOI Scopus16 WoS15 Europe PMC14
    - Hair, K., Sena, E. S., Wilson, E., Currie, G., Macleod, M., Bahor, Z., . . . Drury, B. (n.d.). Building a Systematic Online Living Evidence Summary of COVID-19 Research. Journal of EAHIL, 17(2), 21-26.
    DOI
    - Hood, R. J., Beard, D. J., McLeod, D. D., Murtha, L. A., & Spratt, N. J. (n.d.). Intracranial pressure elevation post-stroke: Mechanisms and consequences. Frontiers in Stroke, 2.
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  • Book Chapters

    Year Citation
    2022 Ong, L. K., Ilicic, M., Hood, R., Warren, K., & Coupland, K. (2022). Targeting adult neurogenesis for brain recovery after stroke: The next frontier in stroke medicine. In S. Raza (Ed.), Regenerative Therapies in Ischemic Stroke Recovery (pp. 1-30). Springer Nature.
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  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2022 Ilicic, M., Paul, J., Hinwood, M., Martin, K., Hood, R., Johnson, S., . . . Walker, F. (2022). COGNITIVE IMPACTS OF ANTIPLATELETS USED FOR SECONDARY STROKE PREVENTION. In INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF STROKE Vol. 17 (pp. 205). SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD.
    2021 Hood, R. J., Maltby, S., Keynes, A., Kluge, M. G., Nalivaiko, E., Ryan, A. E., . . . Walker, R. F. (2021). Development and implementation of TACTICS VR: Virtual reality-based acute stroke care workflow training. In INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF STROKE Vol. 16 (pp. 27). SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD.
    2021 Ilicic, M., Paul, J. W., Hinwood, M., Martin, K., Hood, R. J., Johnson, S. J., . . . Walker, R. (2021). Antiplatelet medications and cognitive function: Do we have something to be worried about?. In INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF STROKE Vol. 16 (pp. 14). SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD.
    2017 Hood, R. J., McLeod, D. D., Warren, K. E., Pepperall, D., & Spratt, N. J. (2017). Are there factors within cerebrospinal fluid that cause intracranial pressure to rise after subarachnoid hemorrhage?. In JOURNAL OF CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW AND METABOLISM Vol. 37 (pp. 187-188). Int Soc Cerebral Blood Flow & Metab, Berlin, GERMANY: SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC.
    2017 Warren, K. E., Beard, D. J., Hood, R. J., & Spratt, N. J. (2017). Intracranial pressure elevation is delayed following intracerebral hemorrhage in rats. In JOURNAL OF CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW AND METABOLISM Vol. 37 (pp. 186-187). Int Soc Cerebral Blood Flow & Metab, Berlin, GERMANY: SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC.
    2016 Hood, R. J., McLeod, D. D., Logan, C. L., Beard, D. J., Li, R., & Spratt, N. J. (2016). FACTOR(S) WITHIN CEREBROSPINAL FLUID POST-STROKE CAUSE INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE TO RISE IN HUMANS AND ANIMALS. In JOURNAL OF CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW AND METABOLISM Vol. 36 (pp. 592). Vancouver, CANADA: SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC.
    2016 Beard, D. J., Logan, C. L., McLeod, D. D., Hood, R. J., Pepperall, D., Murtha, L. A., & Spratt, N. J. (2016). MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY OCCLUSION WITH GOOD COLLATERALS CAUSES EARLY INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE ELEVATION POST STROKE. In JOURNAL OF CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW AND METABOLISM Vol. 36 (pp. 442-443). Vancouver, CANADA: SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC.
    2016 Murtha, L., Hood, R., Beard, D., Pepperall, D., McLeod, D., & Spratt, N. (2016). DELAYED INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE ELEVATION FOLLOWING ISCHEMIC STROKE IS PREVENTED BY EARLY AND SHORT HYPOTHERMIA TREATMENT IN AGED RATS. In JOURNAL OF CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW AND METABOLISM Vol. 36 (pp. 178-179). Vancouver, CANADA: SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC.
    2016 McLeod, D. D., Murtha, L. A., Beard, D. J., Hood, R. J., Logan, C. L., Pepperall, D., & Spratt, N. J. (2016). Elevated intracranial pressure following stroke: there's more to the story than cerebral oedema.. In JOURNAL OF CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW AND METABOLISM Vol. 36 (pp. 114-115). Vancouver, CANADA: SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC.
  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2022 Warren, K., Coupland, K., Hood, R., Kang, L., Walker, R., & Spratt, N. (2022). Cerebrospinal fluid circulation and outflow is reduced 24 hours but not 2 weeks after stroke. Poster session presented at the meeting of JOURNAL OF CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW AND METABOLISM. Glasgow, SCOTLAND: SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC.
    2022 Maltby, S., Hood, R., Keynes, A., Kluge, M., Nalivaiko, E., Ryan, A., . . . Walker, F. (2022). Ongoing implementation of TACTICS VR: virtual reality-based acute stroke care workflow training. Poster session presented at the meeting of INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF STROKE. SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD.
    2022 Hood, R., Persson, M., Fhager, A., Elam, M., Karlsson, J. -E., Kurz, M., . . . Levi, C. (2022). EVALUATING THE SENSITIVITY AND SPECIFICITY OF A MICROWAVE BASED TOOL TO SUPPORT AND ENHANCE STROKE TRIAGE. Poster session presented at the meeting of INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF STROKE. SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD.
    2017 Kovacs, T., Murtha, L., Beard, D., McLeod, D., Hood, R., Garcia-Esperon, C., . . . Spratt, N. (2017). A potential cause of early neurological deterioration after mild-moderate ischaemic stroke - raised intracranial pressure at 24 hours. Poster session presented at the meeting of INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF STROKE. SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD.
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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2024 Co-Supervisor The blood-brain-barrier in healthy aging and stroke: Implications for neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Rosie Anaise Costigan-Dwyer
    2023 Co-Supervisor Blood-Brain Barrier Changes in Healthy Ageing and Disease Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Miss Isabella Megan Bilecki
  • Position: Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Phone: 83132079
  • Email: rebecca.hood@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Helen Mayo North
  • Org Unit: School of Biomedicine

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