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Eveline van Leuween (2019)PhD candidate



Research interests

Eveline van Leeuwen is investigating the impact of oxidative stress on the blood-brain barrier, and its role in the pathology of Alzheimer’s disease.

Her PhD supervisors are Professor Mark Hampton and Dr Leon Smyth.

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van Leeuwen, E. (2022). Oxidative stress and redox regulation of the blood-brain barrier (PhD). University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Retrieved from

Smyth, L. C. D., Murray, H. C., Hill, M., van Leeuwen, E., Highet, B., Magon, N. J., … Mathiesen, S. N., Mockett, B., … Clarkson, A. N., … Abraham, W. C., Hughes, S. M., … Kettle, A. J., … Hampton, M. B. (2022). Neutrophil-vascular interactions drive myeloperoxidase accumulation in the brain in Alzheimer's disease. Acta Neuropathologicca Communications, 10, 38. doi: 10.1186/s40478-022-01347-2

van Leeuwen, E., Hampton, M. B., & Smyth, L. C. D. (2022). Hypothiocyanous acid disrupts the barrier function of brain endothelial cells. Antioxidants, 11, 608. doi: 10.3390/antiox11040608

van Leeuwen, E., Smyth, L., Pace, P., & Hampton, M. (2021). Hypothiocyanous acid oxidizes collapsin response mediator protein 2 in brain pericytes. Proceedings of the 16th Congress of the Federation of Asian & Oceanic Biochemists & Molecular Biologists (FAOBMB). (pp. 277). Retrieved from

Van Leeuwen, E., Hampton, M. B., & Smyth, L. C. D. (2020). Redox signalling and regulation of the blood-brain barrier. International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, 125, 105794. doi: 10.1016/j.biocel.2020.105794