Mr Max Katz-Barber

Mr Max Katz-Barber

Casual Academic

School of Psychological Sciences

Career Summary

Biography

I have an interest in Biological Psychopathology of addiction, and stress related disorders. I am currently undertaking a Ph.D. in Anatomy, investigating the neural pathways involved in stress and drug abuse. With previous research investigating the Gut-Brain axis, schizophrenia, & stress. In addition, I am a casual academic with the school of psychology teaching/ demonstrating into Professional psychology, Introductory psychology, and Biological psychology. 


Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • Addiction
  • Biological Psychology
  • Stress

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
520202 Behavioural neuroscience 50
520204 Evolutionary psychological studies 10
520299 Biological psychology not elsewhere classified 40

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Casual Academic University of Newcastle
School of Psychology
Australia
Casual Academic University of Newcastle
School of Psychological Sciences
Australia

Awards

Award

Year Award
2019 School of Psychology Keats Prize
School of Psychology, Faculty of Science & IT, University of Newcastle

Invitations

Speaker

Year Title / Rationale
2019 Characterising the neurobiology of stress and addiction

Teaching

Code Course Role Duration
PSYC1020 Psychology Introduction 2
School of Psychology, College of Engineering, Science, and Environment
A mini lecture by one of our senior tutors Max Katz-Barber.  Max studies the biology of the brain and is interested in how our brain systems evolved.  His crash course reviews general evolution and then how this relates to fear responses and the chemicals involved in our fear response.
Lecturer 5/8/2021 - 5/9/2021
PSYC1200 Foundations of Psychological Practice
School of Psychology, Faculty of Science & IT, University of Newcastle
Casual Academic 1/3/2019 - 31/12/2021
PSYC2400 Biological Psychology
School of Psychology, Faculty of Science & IT, University of Newcastle
Casual Academic- Demonstrator 1/7/2019 - 31/12/2020
PSYC3700 Advanced Developmental Psychology and Developmental Psychopathology
School of Psychology, Faculty of Science & IT, University of Newcastle
Examiner 1/6/2021 - 1/7/2021
PSYC1020 Psychology Introduction 2
School of Psychology, Faculty of Science & IT, University of Newcastle
Casual Academic- Demonstrator 1/1/0001 - 1/12/2021
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Journal article (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2020 Katz-Barber MW, Hollins SL, Cuskelly A, Leong AJW, Dunn A, Harms L, Hodgson DM, 'Investigating the gut-brain axis in a neurodevelopmental rodent model of schizophrenia', Brain, Behavior, & Immunity - Health, 3 100048-100048 (2020)
DOI 10.1016/j.bbih.2020.100048
Co-authors Max Katz-Barber

Conference (3 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2019 Katz-Barber M, Hollins S, Cuskelly A, Harms L, Dunn A, Hodgson D, 'The gut-brain axis in a two-hit model of anxiety', Berlin, Germany (2019)
Co-authors Deborah Hodgson, Max Katz-Barber, Lauren Harms
2019 Katz-Barber M, Sherwood C, Mitchell C, Burton N, Fisher S, Bains J, et al., 'That's Stressful! Characterising the Neurobiology of Addiction', The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health (2019)
Co-authors Brett Graham, Max Katz-Barber
2019 Katz-Barber M, Hollins S, Cuskelly A, Harms L, Hodgson D, 'Alterations in the HPA axis following maternal immune activation and adolescent cannabis exposure', Hunter Medical Research Institute (2019)
Co-authors Lauren Harms, Deborah Hodgson, Max Katz-Barber
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 1
Total funding $10,000

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20201 grants / $10,000

Priority Research Centre for Brain & Mental Health Infrastructure Grant $10,000

Funding body: Priority Research Centre for Brain & Mental Health

Funding body Priority Research Centre for Brain & Mental Health
Scheme Priority Research Centre for Brain & Mental Health
Role Lead
Funding Start 2020
Funding Finish 2020
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N
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Mr Max Katz-Barber

Position

Casual Academic
School of Psychological Sciences
College of Engineering, Science and Environment

Contact Details

Email max.katz-barber@newcastle.edu.au
Mobile 0407041652
Link Twitter

Office

Building Behavioural Science Building (W) Callaghan
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