• 11390 Citations
  • 55 h-Index
1993 …2020

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Prof Gilles Guillemin has been working in the fields of Neuroimmunology and tryptophan metabolism for more than 20 years.

He is the Co-funder of the MND and Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Centre, The Co-funder of the Macquarie University MND Biobank and the Head of the Neuroinflammation group at Macquarie University.

Prof Guillemin’s team is one of the world’s leading research groups working on the involvement of the tryptophan catabolism (via the kynurenine pathway) in human neurodegenerative diseases.

He demonstrated the roles of this pathway in multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, suicide…

He is the President of the International Society for Tryptophan Research and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal for Tryptophan Research.

He has published more than 250 peer reviewed scientific articles. His current h-index is currently 59 and has more than 13.000 citations.

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Research Outputs

3Rs-based optimization of mice behavioral testing: the habituation/dishabituation olfactory test

Oummadi, A., Meyer-Dilhet, G., Béry, A., Aubert, A., Barone, P., Mortaud, S., Guillemin, G. J., Menuet, A. & Laugeray, A., 15 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 332, p. 1-15 15 p., 108550.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Application of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor nanopore in screening ligand molecules

    Li, S-P., Zhang, Y-C., Hu, F-Z., Sabaretnam, T., Guillemin, G. J. & Zou, A-H., 1 Aug 2020, In : Bioelectrochemistry. 134, p. 1-8 8 p., 107534.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Autism and gut–brain axis: role of probiotics

    Chidambaram, S. B., Tuladhar, S., Bhat, A., Mahalakshmi, A. M., Ray, B., Essa, M. M., Bishir, M., Bolla, S. R., Nanjaiah, N. D., Guillemin, G. J. & Qoronfleh, M. W., 1 Jan 2020, Personalized food intervention and therapy for autism spectrum disorder management. Essa, M. M. & Qoronfleh, M. W. (eds.). Switzerland: Springer, p. 587-600 14 p. (Advances in Neurobiology; vol. 24).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Cocoa beans improve mitochondrial biogenesis via PPARγ/PGC1α dependent signalling pathway in MPP+ intoxicated human neuroblastoma cells (SH-SY5Y)

    Chidambaram, S. B., Bhat, A., Ray, B., Sugumar, M., Muthukumar, S. P., Manivasagam, T., Justin Thenmozhi, A., Essa, M. M., Guillemin, G. J. & Sakharkar, M. K., Jun 2020, In : Nutritional Neuroscience. 23, 6, p. 471-480 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Inflammation and kynurenine pathway dysregulation in post-partum women with severe and suicidal depression

    Achtyes, E., Keaton, S. A., Smart, L. A., Burmeister, A. R., Heilman, P. L., Krzyzanowski, S., Nagalla, M., Guillemin, G. J., Escobar Galvis, M. L., Lim, C. K., Muzik, M., Postolache, T. T., Leach, R. & Brundin, L., 1 Jan 2020, In : Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 83, p. 239-247 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)


    • 1 Editorial work
    • 1 Membership of committee

    International Society for Tryptophan Research (Executive Committee) (External organisation)

    Gilles Guillemin (Chair), Florian Zepf (Chair), Trevor Stone (Member), Kuniaki Saito (Member), Sophie Erhardt (Member), Edwin Lim (Member)
    2018 → …

    Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

    International Journal of Tryptophan Research (Journal)

    Gilles Guillemin (Editor in chief), Edwin Lim (Editor in chief)
    2015 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work