Publications and communications of Christian Brabant

Buckinx, F., Brabant, C., Bruyère, O., & Durieux, N. (25 April 2024). Effets des conseils nutritionnels sur les performances physiques et la force musculaire des personnes âgées : une revue systématique de la littérature [Poster presentation]. Congrès RUCHE: SANTÉ & ÉDUCATION à TOUS les ÂGES de la VIE : Regards transdisciplinaires au service de la qualité de vie.


Buckinx, F., Brabant, C., Bruyère, O., & Durieux, N. (2023). Effects of nutritional counseling on physical performance and muscle strength in older adults: a systematic review protocol. JBI Evidence Synthesis. doi:10.11124/JBIES-22-00443

Dardenne, N.* , Locquet, M.* , Diep, A. N., GILBERT, A., Delrez, S., BEAUDART, C., Brabant, C., GHUYSEN, A., Donneau, A.-F.* , & BRUYERE, O.*. (14 May 2022). Clinical prediction models for diagnosis of COVID-19 among adult patients: a validation and agreement study. BMC Infectious Diseases, 22 (1), 464. doi:10.1186/s12879-022-07420-4
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Brabant, C., Geerinck, A., BEAUDART, C., Tirelli, E., Geuzaine, C., & BRUYERE, O. (15 March 2022). Exposure to magnetic fields and childhood leukemia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of case-control and cohort studies. Reviews on Environmental Health, online first. doi:10.1515/reveh-2021-0112

Dardenne, N., Locquet, M., Diep, A. N., Gilbert, A., Delrez, S., Brabant, C., Ghuysen, A., Beaudart, C., Bruyère, O., & Donneau, A.-F. (2022). Validation and agreement of clinical prediction models for diagnosis of COVID‑19 [Poster presentation]. 43rd Annual Conference of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics, New Castle, United Kingdom.

Locquet, M., Diep, A. N., Beaudart, C., Dardenne, N., Brabant, C., Bruyère, O., & Donneau, A.-F. (2021). A systematic review of prediction models to diagnose COVID-19 in adults admitted to healthcare centers. Archives of Public Health, 79 (1), 105. doi:10.1186/s13690-021-00630-3

Nyssen, L., Brabant, C., Didone, V., & Quertemont, E. (2016). Response to novely and cocaine stimulant effects: lack of stability across environments in female Swiss mice. Psychopharmacology, 233, 691-700. doi:10.1007/s00213-015-4146-0

Brabant, C., Guarnieri, D. J., & Quertemont, E. (2014). Stimulant and motivational effects of alcohol: Lessons from rodent and primate models. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 122, 37-52. doi:10.1016/j.pbb.2014.03.006

Geuzaine, A., Tyhon, A., Grisar, T., Brabant, C., Lakaye, B.* , & Tirelli, E.*. (2014). Amphetamine reward in food restricted mice lacking the melanin-concentrating hormone receptor-1. Behavioural Brain Research, 262, 14-20. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2013.12.052
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Brabant, C., Charlier, Y., & Tirelli, E. (15 April 2013). The histamine H3-receptor inverse agonist Pitolisant improves fear memory in mice. Behavioural Brain Research, 243, 199-242. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2012.12.063

Brabant, C., Tambour, S., Quertemont, E., Ferrara, A., & Tirelli, E. (2011). Do excitatory and inhibitory conditioning processes underlie psychomotor sensitization to amphetamine? An analysis using simple and multiple regressions. Behavioural Brain Research, 221, 227-236. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2011.02.040

Brabant, C., Alleva, L., Quertemont, E., & Tirelli, E. (2010). Involvement of the brain histaminergic system in addiction and addiction-related behaviors: a comprehensive review with emphasis on the potential therapeutic use of histaminergic compounds in drug dependence. Progress in Neurobiology, 92, 421-441. doi:10.1016/j.pneurobio.2010.07.002

Brabant, C., Alleva, L., Grisar, T., Quertemont, E., Lakaye, B., Ohtsu, H., Lin, J.-S., Jatlow, P., Picciotto, M. R., & Tirelli, E. (2009). Effects of the H(3) receptor inverse agonist thioperamide on cocaine-induced locomotion in mice: role of the histaminergic system and potential pharmacokinetic interactions. Psychopharmacology, 202 (4), 673-87. doi:10.1007/s00213-008-1345-y

Brabant, C., Quertemont, E., Anaclet, C., Lin, J.-S., Ohtsu, H., & Tirelli, E. (2007). The psychostimulant and rewarding effects of cocaine in histidine decarboxylase knockout mice do not support the hypothesis of an inhibitory function of histamine on reward. Psychopharmacology, 190 (2), 251-263. doi:10.1007/s00213-006-0603-0

Brabant, C., Quertemont, E., & Tirelli, E. (2006). Effects of the H-3-receptor inverse agonist thioperamide on the psychornotor effects induced by acutely and repeatedly given cocaine in C57BL/6J mice. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 83 (4), 561-569. doi:10.1016/j.pbb.2006.03.018

Tirelli, E., Michel, A., & Brabant, C. (30 November 2005). Cocaine-conditioned activity persists for a longer time than cocaine-sensitized activity in mice: Implications for the theories using Pavlovian excitatory conditioning to explain the context-specificity of sensitization. Behavioural Brain Research, 165 (1), 18-25. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2005.06.029

Brabant, C. (2005). Etude du rôle des mécanismes d’apprentissage dans le développement des effets renforçants de la cocaïne chez l’animal : implication des récepteurs histaminergiques H3 [Doctoral thesis, Université de Liège]. ORBi-University of Liège.

Brabant, C., Charlier, Y., Quertemont, E., & Tirelli, E. (2005). The H(3) antagonist thioperamide reveals conditioned preference for a context associated with an inactive small dose of cocaine in C57BL/6J mice. Behavioural Brain Research, 160 (1), 161-168. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2004.11.029

Brabant, C., Didone, V., Tirelli, E., & Quertemont, E. (2005). Modulatory function of the H3 histaminergic receptor system in addiction: an example with cocaine and ethanol [Poster presentation]. Annual forum of the Belgian College of Neuropsychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, Grimbergen, Belgium.

Brabant, C., Quertemont, E., & Tirelli, E. (2005). Influence of the dose and the number of drug-context pairings on the magnitude and the long-lasting retention of cocaine-induced conditioned place preference in C57BL/6J mice. Psychopharmacology, 180 (1), 33-40. doi:10.1007/s00213-004-2138-6

Brabant, C., Quertemont, E., & Tirelli, E. (2005). Evidence that the relations between novelty-induced activity, locomotor stimulation and place preference induced by cocaine qualitatively depend upon the dose: A multiple regression analysis in inbred C57BL/6J mice. Behavioural Brain Research, 158 (2), 201-210. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2004.08.020

Quertemont, E., Brabant, C., & Tirelli, E. (2004). Response to novelty as a predictor for drug effects: the pitfalls of some correlational studies [letter to the editor]. Psychopharmacology, 173 (1-2), 221-224. doi:10.1007/s00213-004-1796-8

Brabant, C., & Tirelli, E. (September 2003). Influence of dose on the persistence of conditioned place preference induced by cocaine in C57BL/6J mice. Behavioural Pharmacology, 14 (Suppl. 1), 54.

Brabant, C., Tambour, S., & Tirelli, E. (May 2003). Quasi-asymptotic development of conditioned hyperactivity induced by intermittent injections of cocaine in C57BL/6J mice. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 75 (2), 273-280. doi:10.1016/S0091-3057(03)00083-2

Brabant, C., Tambour, S., & Tirelli, E. (September 2002). Partial reinforcement disrupts behavioural sensitization but not conditioned locomotion induced by intermittent cocaine in mice. Behavioural Pharmacology, 13 (5-6), 478-478.

Quertemont, E., Brabant, C., & De Witte, P. (2002). Acamprosate reduces context-dependent ethanol effects. Psychopharmacology, 164 (1), 10-18. doi:10.1007/s00213-002-1186-z