Publications

Peer Reviewed Academic Articles

  • Yhnell, E. et al. 2019. #WhyWeDoResearch: Raising research awareness and opportunities for patients, public and staff through Twitter. Research for All. Volume 3, Number 1, pp. 7-17(11) (10.18546/RFA.03.1.02)
  • Yhnell, E. et al. 2018. Exploring computerised cognitive training as a therapeutic intervention for people with Huntington’s disease (CogTrainHD): protocol for a randomised feasibility study. Pilot and Feasibility Studies 4, article number: 45. (10.1186/s40814-018-0237-0)
  • Yhnell, E. 2017. Huntington’s disease: of mice and men. Oncotarget 8(8), pp. 12552-12553. (10.18632/oncotarget.15129)
  • Yhnell, E., Dunnett, S. and Brooks, S. 2016. A Longitudinal Operant Assessment of Cognitive and Behavioural Changes in the HdhQ111 Mouse Model of Huntington’s Disease. PLoS ONE 11(10), article number: e0164072. (10.1371/journal.pone.0164072)
  • Steventon, J.et al. 2016. Longitudinal in vivo MRI in a Huntington’s disease mouse model: global atrophy in the absence of white matter microstructural damage. Scientific Reports 6, article number: 32423. (10.1038/srep32423)
  • Yhnell, E., Dunnett, S. B. and Brooks, S. P. 2016. A longitudinal motor characterisation of the HdhQ111 mouse model of Huntington’s Disease. Journal of Huntington’s Disease 5(2), pp. 149-161. (10.3233/JHD-160191)
  • Yhnell, E. et al. 2016. Cognitive training modifies disease symptoms in a mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Experimental Neurology 282, pp. 19-26. (10.1016/j.expneurol.2016.05.008)
  • Yhnell, E.et al. 2016. L30 Cognitive training improves disease symptoms in a mouse model of huntington’s disease. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry 87(Supp 1), pp. A100-A101. (10.1136/jnnp-2016-314597.285)
  • Yhnell, E.et al. 2016. The impact of attaining the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma on academic performance in bioscience higher education. International Journal of Science Education 38(1), pp. 156-169. (10.1080/09500693.2015.1135353)
  • Yhnell, E., Dunnett, S. B. and Brooks, S. P. 2015. The utilisation of operant delayed matching and non-matching to position for probing cognitive flexibility and working memory in mouse models of Huntington’s disease. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 265, pp. 72-80. (10.1016/j.jneumeth.2015.08.022)
  • Yhnell, E., Dunnett, S. B. and Brooks, S. P. 2014. C04 A longitudinal behavioural characterisation of the HDHQ111 mouse model of Huntington’s Disease. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry 85(Supp 1), article number: A26. (10.1136/jnnp-2014-309032.77)

Book Chapters

  • Yhnell, E. and Heuer, A. 2018. Automated operant assessments of Huntington’s Disease mouse models. In: Precious, S., Rosser, A. and Dunnett, S. eds. Huntington’s Disease, Vol. 1780.Methods in Molecular Biology  Humana Press ,(10.1007/978-1-4939-7825-0_8)

Academic Conference Items

  • Van Den Berg, A., Beattie, G., Yhnell E., and Shore A. Knowledge or Ability – What is the relative importance of subject choice Vs academic attainment in predicting university outcomes in STEM subjects? Presented at the British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, September  2018.
  • Furby, H., Yhnell, E., Mazzaschi, F., Mole, J., Busse, M., Rosser, A.E. and Metzler-Baddeley, C., 2018. E06 Using 3T MRI to explore myelin break-down in pre-symptomatic huntington’s disease. Presented at the European Huntington’s Disease Network Meeting, Vienna September 2018
  • Smith, P., Yhnell, E., Rutherford, S. and Shore, A. 2016. The ‘Sophomore Slump’ – do learners recover and can year-on-year grade begin to provide answers to difficult questions? Presented at: British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Leeds, UK, 13-15 September 2016.

Science Writing Articles

My PhD Thesis

  • Yhnell, E. 2015. A phenotypic characterisation of the HdhQ111 mouse model of Huntington’s disease. PhD Thesis, Cardiff University.