RUDD John Anthony


B.Sc., Ph.D.

Telephone:  39436789

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 704A, Lo Kwee-Seong Integrated Biomedical Sciences Building, Area 39, CUHK


  1. Characterizing the pharmacology of drugs to prevent chemotherapy-induced acute and delayed emesis using animal models with proven translational value; connection with the pharmaceutical industry to make discoveries a reality.
  2. Understanding mechanisms of gastric dysrhythmia following anticancer treatment; interstitial cells of Cajal (ICC); value of prokinetic drugs.
  3. Understanding mechanisms of cancer cachexia; development of meaningful animal models.
  4. Role of forebrain to brainstem mechanisms controlling feeding and homeostasis and behaviors indicative of nausea; emetic liability mechanisms.
  5. Mechanisms of taste and smell alterations during chemotherapy.
  1. Lu, Z., Ngan, M.P., Lin, G., Yew, D.T.W., Fan, X., Andrews, P.L.R. and Rudd, J.A. (2017). Gastric myoelectric activity during cisplatin-induced acute and delayed emesis reveals a temporal impairment of slow waves in ferrets: effects not reversed by the GLP-1 receptor antagonist, exendin (9-39). Oncotarget: In Press.
  2. Tu, L., Lu, Z., Dieser, K., Schmitt, C., Chan, S.W., Ngan, M.P., Andrews, P.L.R., Nalivaiko, E., and Rudd J.A. (2017). Brain activation by H1 antihistamines challenges conventional view of their mechanism of action in motion sickness: a behavioral, c-fos and physiological study in Suncus murinus (House Musk Shrew). Frontier in Physiology, 8, 412.
  3. Lu, Z., Yeung, C.K., Lin G., Yew, D.T.W., Andrews, P.L.R., and Rudd, J.A. (2017). Insight into the central pathways involved in the emetic and behavioural responses to exendin-4 in the ferret.  Autonomic Neurosciences, 202, 122-135.
  4. Ullah, I., Subhan, F., Lu, Z., Chan, S.W. and Rudd, J.A. (2017). Action of Bacopa monnieri to antagonize cisplatin-induced emesis in Suncus murinus (house musk shrew). Journal of Pharmacological Sciences, 133, 232-239.
  5. Kan, K.K.W., Wai, M.K. Jones, R.L., and Rudd, J.A. (2017). Role of prostanoid EP3/1 receptors in mechanisms of emesis and defaecation in ferrets.  European Journal of Pharmacolgoy, 803, 112-117.
  6. Tu, L., Poppi, L., Rudd J.A., Cresswell, E.T., Smith, D.W., Brichta, A., and Nalivaiko, E. (2017). Alpha-9 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors mediate hypothermic responses elicited by provocative motion in mice. Physiology and Behaviour, 174, 114-119.
  7. Rudd, J.A., Ngan, M.P., Lu, Z., Higgins, G., Giuliano, C., Lovati, E., and Pietra, C. (2016). Profile of antiemetic activity of netupitant alone or in combination with palonosetron and dexamethasone in ferrets and Suncus murinus (house musk shrew). Frontiers in Pharmacology, 7, 263.
  8. Guimaraes, D.D., Andrews, P.L.R., Rudd, J.A., Braga, V.A., and Nalivaiko, E. (2016). Ondansetron and promethazine have differential effects on hypothermic responses to lithium chloride administration and to provocative motion in rats. Temperature, 2, 543-553.
  9. Rudd, J.A., Nalivaiko E., Matsuki, N., Wan C. and Andrews, P.L.R. (2015). The involvement of TRPV1 in emesis and anti-emesis. Temperature, 2, 258-276.
  10. Andrew, P.L.R. and Rudd, J.A. (2015) The physiology and pharmacology of nausea and vomiting induced by anti-cancer chemotheraphy in humans. In: Management of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: new agents and new uses of current agents, R. Navari, Editor. Springer Health Care Publishers: London, England.
  11. Sin T.K., Tam B.T., Yung B.Y., Yip S.P., Chan L.W., Wong C.S., Ying M., Rudd J.A., and Siu P.M. (2015). Resveratrol protects against doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity in aged hearts through the SIRT1-USP7 axis. Journal of Physiology, 593, 1887-1899.
  12. Lu, Z., Percie du Sert, N, Chan, S.W., Yeung, C.K., Lin, G., Yew, D.T.W., Andrews, P.L.R., and Rudd, J.A. (2015). Differential hypoglycaemic, anorectic, autonomic and emetic effects of the glucagon-like peptide receptor agonist, exendin-4, in the conscious telemetered ferret. Journal of Translational Medicine, 12, 1-13.
  13. Nalivaiko, E., Rudd, J.A., and So, R. (2014). Motion sickness, nausea and thermoregulation: the "toxic" hypothesis. Temperature, 1, 164-171.
  14. Ullah, I., Subhan, F., Rudd, J.A., Rauf, K., Alam, J., Shahid, M., and Sewll, R.D.E. (2014). Attenuation of cisplatin-induced emetogenesis by standardized Bacopa monnieri extracts in the pigeon: behavioral and neurochemical correlations. Planta Medica., 80, 1569-1579.
  15. Ngampramuan, S., Cerri, M., Vecchio, F.D., Corrigan, J.J., Kamphee, A., Dragic, A.S., Rudd, J.A., Romanovsky, A.A., Nalivaiko, E. (2014). Thermoregulatory correlates of nausea in rats and musk shrews. Oncotarget, 5, 1565-1575.
  16. Johnston, K.D., Lu, Z., & Rudd, J.A. (2014). Looking beyond 5-HT3 receptors: a review of the wider role of serotonin in the pharmacology of nausea and vomiting. Eur. J. Pharmacol., 722, 13-25.
  17. Chan, S.W., Lu, Z., Lin, G., Yew, D.T.W., Yeung, C.K., & Rudd, J.A. (2014). The differential antiemetic properties of GLP-1 receptor antagonist, exendin (9-39) in Suncus murinus (house musk shrew). Neuropharmacology, 83, 71-78.
  18. Chan, S.W., Lin, G., Yew, D.T.W., Yeung, C.K., and Rudd, J.A. (2013). Separation of emetic and anorexic responses of exendin-4, a GLP-1 receptor agonist in Suncus murinus (house musk shrew). Neuropharmacology, 70, 141-147.
  19. Chan, S.W., Lin, Ge., Yew, D.T.W. and Rudd, J.A. (2011). A physiological role of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptors in the central nervous system of Suncus murinus (house musk shrew). European Journal of Pharmacology, 668, 340-346.
  20. Law, J.K., Yeung, C.K., Wan, S.P., Ingebrandt, S., Lau, H.Y., Rudd, J.A. and Chan, M. (2011). The significance of chloride in the inhibitory action of disodium cromoglycate on immunologically-stimulated rat peritoneal mast cells.  Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1810, 867-874.
  21. Percie du Sert, N., Rudd, J.A., Apfel, C.C. and Andrews, P.L.R. (2011). Systematic review and meta-analysis of the efficacy of 5-HT3 receptor antagonists in the ferret model of cisplatin-induced emesis. Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology, 67, 667-686.
  22. Percie du Sert, N., Ho, W.S.V., Rudd, J.A. and Andrews, P.L.R. (2010). Cannabinoid-induced reduction in antral pacemaker frequency: a telemetric study in the ferret. Neurogastroenterology and Motility, 22, 1257-e324.
  23. Percie du Sert, N., Chu, K.M., Wai, M.K., Rudd, J.A. and Andrews, P.L.R. (2010). Telemetry in a motion-sickness model implicates the abdominal vagus in motion-induced gastric dysrhythmia. Experimental Physiology, 95(7), 768-773.
  24. Chu, K.M., Ngan, M.P., Wai, M.K., Yeung, C.K., Andrews, P.L.R., Percie du Sert, N., Lin, G. & Rudd, J.A. (2010). Olvanil, a non-pungent vanilloid enhances the gastrointestinal toxicity of cisplatin in the ferret. Toxicology Letters., 192, 402-407.
  25. Chu, K.M., Yeung, C.K., Ngan, M.P., Wai, M.K., Andrews, P.L.R., Percie du Sert, N., and Rudd, J.A. (2010). Olvanil: a non-pungent TRPV1 activator has anti-emetic properties in the ferret. Neuropharmacology, 58, 383-391.
  26. Percie du Sert, N., Chu, K.M., Wai, M.K., Rudd, J.A. and Andrews, P.L.R. (2009). Reduced normogastric electrical activity associated with emesis: a telemetric study in ferrets. World Journal of Gastroenterology, 15, 6034-6043.
  27. Percie du Sert, N., Rudd, J.A., Moss, R. and Andrews, P.L.R. (2009). The delayed phase of cisplatin-induced emesis is mediated by the area postrema and not the abdominal visceral innervation in the ferret. Neuroscience Letters, 465, 16-20.
  28. Kan, K.K.W., Ngan, M.P., Wai, M.K. and Rudd, J.A. (2008). Mechanism of the prostanoid TP receptor agonist U46619 for inducing emesis in the ferret. Naunyn Schmiedeberg's Archieves of Pharmacology, 378, 655-661.
  29. Sam, T.S.W., Ngan, M.P., Riendeau, D., Robichaud, A. and Rudd, J.A. (2007). Action of cyclooxygenase inhibitors and a leukotriene biosynthesis inhibitor on cisplatin-induced acute and delayed emesis in the ferret. Journal of Pharmacological Sciences, 103, 189-200.
  30. Yamamoto, K., Chan, S.W., Rudd, J.A., Lin G., Asano, K., Yamatodani, A. (2009). Involvement of hypothalamic glutamate in cisplatin-induced emesis in Suncus murinus (hourse musk shrew).  Journal of Pharmacological Sciences, 109, 631-634.
Yu S, Wang X, Ng CF, Chen S and Chan FL (2007) ERRg suppresses cell proliferation and tumor growth of androgen-sensitive and -insensitive prostate cancer cells and its implication as a therapeutic target for prostate cancer. Cancer Research 67(10): 4904-4914.