Publications include Research Articles, Published Protocols, Reviews & Letters and Book Chapters & Published Abstracts.
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Hartley C, Moultrie F, Juszczak E, Adams E & Slater R. (2016) Protocol 15PRT/5747: A blinded randomised placebo-controlled trial investigating the efficacy of morphine analgesia for procedural pain in infants, The Lancet.
Goksan S, Hartley C, Hurley SA, Winkler AM, Duff EP, Jenkinson M, Rogers R, Clare S, Slater R (2016) Optimal echo time for functional MRI of the infant brain identified in response to noxious stimulation. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. [epub ahead of print]
Hartley C, Moultrie F, Gursul D, Hoskin A, Adams E, Rogers R, Slater R. (2016) Changing Balance of Spinal Cord Excitability and Nociceptive Brain Activity in Early Human Development. Current Biology. 26(15):1998-2002, 8 August 2016
Poorun R, Hartley C, Goksan S, Worley A, Boyd S, Cornelissen L, Berde C, Rogers R, Ali T, Slater R. (2016) Electroencephalography during general anaesthesia differs between term-born and premature-born children. Clin Neurophysiol. 127(2):1216-22. doi: 10.1016
Hartley C, Goksan S, Poorun R, Brotherhood K, Schmidt Mellado G, Moultrie F, Rogers R, Adams E, Slater R. (2015) The relationship between nociceptive brain activity, spinal reflex withdrawal and behaviour in newborn infants. Sci Rep. 5:12519. doi: 10.1038/srep12519.
Goksan S, Hartley C, Emery F, Cockrill N, Poorun R, Moultrie F, Rogers R, Campbell J, Sanders M, Adams E, Clare S, Jenkinson M, Tracey I, Slater R. (2015) fMRI reveals neural activity overlap between adult and infant pain. Elife. 4. doi: 10.7554/eLife.06356. Erratum in: Elife. 2015;4. doi: 10.7554/eLife.08663.
Williams G, Fabrizi L, Meek J, Jackson D, Tracey I, Robertson N, Slater R, Fitzgerald M.(2015) Functional magnetic resonance imaging can be used to explore tactile and nociceptive processing in the infant brain. Acta Paediatr. 104(2):158-66. doi: 10.1111/apa.12848.
Hartley C, Poorun R, Goksan S, Worley A, Boyd S, Rogers R, Ali T, Slater R. (2014) Noxious stimulation in children receiving general anaesthesia evokes an increase in delta frequency brain activity. Pain. 155(11):2368-76. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2014.09.006.
Cornelissen L, Fabrizi L, Patten D, Worley A, Meek J, Boyd S, Slater R, Fitzgerald M. (2013) Postnatal temporal, spatial and modality tuning of nociceptive cutaneous flexion reflexes in human infants. PLoS One. 8(10):e76470. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076470.
Fabrizi L, Williams G, Lee A, Meek J, Slater R, Olhede S, Fitzgerald M. (2013) Cortical activity evoked by an acute painful tissue-damaging stimulus in healthy adult volunteers. J Neurophysiol. 109(9):2393-403. doi: 10.1152/jn.00990.2012.
Wilkinson D, Savulescu J & Slater R (2012) Sugaring the pill: ethics and uncertainties in the use of sucrose for newborn infants. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. 166(7):629-33.
Worley A, Fabrizi L, Boyd S & Slater R (2012) Multi-modal pain measurements in infants. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 205(2):252-257.
Fabrizi L, Worley A, Holdridge S, Patten D, Cornelissen L, Meek J, Boyd S & Slater R (2011) Electrophysiological measurements and analysis of nociception in human infants. JoVE.
Fabrizi L, Slater R, Worley A, Meek J, Boyd S, Olhede S & Fitzgerald M (2011) A Shift in Sensory Processing that Enables the Developing Human Brain to Discriminate Touch from Pain. Current Biology. 21(18):1552-1558.
Slater R, Cornelissen L, Fabrizi L, Patten D, Yoxen J, Worley A, Boyd S, Meek J, Boyd S & Fitzgerald M (2010) Oral sucrose as an analgesic drug for procedural pain in newborn infants: a randomised controlled trial. The Lancet. 376(9748):1225-1232.
Slater R, Fabrizi L, Worley A, Meek J, Boyd S & Fitzgerald M (2010) Premature infants display increased noxious evoked neuronal activity in the brain compared to healthy age-matched term-born infants. NeuroImage. 54:583-589.
Slater R, Worley A, Fabrizi L, Roberts S, Boyd S, Meek J & Fitzgerald M (2010) Evoked Potentials generated by noxious stimulation in the human infant brain. European Journal of Pain. 14:321-326.
Slater R, Cantarella A, Patten D, Yoxen J, Potts H, Meek J & Fitzgerald M (2009) Latency to facial expression change following noxious stimulation in infants is dependent on postmenstrual age. Pain. 46:177-82.
Slater R, Cantarella A, Franck L, Meek J & Fitzgerald M (2008) How well do clinical pain assessment tools reflect pain in infants? PLoS Medicine. 24;5:e129.
Slater R, Cantarella A, Gallella S, Worley A, Boyd S, Meek J & Fitzgerald M (2006) Cortical pain responses in human infants. Journal of Neuroscience. 26:3662-6.
Jones NG, Slater R, Cadiou H, McNaughton P, McMahon SB. (2004) Acid-induced pain and its modulation in humans. Journal of Neuroscience. 24:10974-9.
Reviews & Letters
Pillai Riddell R, Fitzgerald M, Slater R, Stevens B, Johnston C, Campbell-Yeo M. (2016) Using only behaviours to assess infant pain: a painful compromise? Pain. 2016 Jun 8. [Epub ahead of print]
Hartley C, Slater R. (2014) Neurophysiological measures of nociceptive brain activity in the newborn infant–the next steps. Acta Paediatr. 103(3):238-42. doi: 10.1111/apa.12490.
Wilkinson D & Slater R (2012) New insights, but also new questions, in the management of newborn pain. Pain Management. Vol. 2, No. 1, Pages 5-8.
Fabrizi L & Slater R (2012) Exploring the relationship of pain and development in the neonatal intensive care unit. Pain. 153(7):1340-1
Slater R, Boyd S, Meek J & Fitzgerald M (2011) Oral sucrose for procedural pain in infants. The Lancet. 377:27-28.
Slater R, Fitzgerald M & Meek J (2007) Can cortical responses following noxious stimulation inform us about pain processing in neonates? Seminars in Perinatology. 31:298-302.
Slater R, Boyd S, Meek J & Fitzgerald M (2006) Cortical pain responses in the infant brain. Pain. 123:332-4.
Book Chapters & Published Abstracts
Poorun R and Slater R: The neurophysiological evaluation of nociceptive responses in neonates (2014) Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain. Edited by Patrick J. McGrath, Bonnie J. Stevens, Suellen M. Walker, and William T. Zempsky.
Slater R, Cantarella A, Worley A, Boyd S, Meek J & Fitzgerald M (2006) Cortical Responses to Noxious Stimulation in Preterm Infants. In: Flor H, Kalso E, Dostrovsky J, editors. Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Pain. Seattle: IASP Press; p. 439-48.
Slater R, Cantarella A, Franck L, Meek J & Fitzgerald M (2007) How well do clinical pain assessment tools measure pain in infants? Correlating cortical and behavioural responses to heel lance in pre-term neonates. Acta Paediatrica. 96:126.
Slater R, Gallella S, Boyd S, Meek J & Fitzgerald M (2004) Noxious stimulation causes functional activation of the somatosensory cortex in newborn infants. Early Human Development. 80:171-172.