Dr Janet Carter


Personal Profile

Name: Janet Carter Email: j.carter@ucl.ac.uk
Title: Dr Tel: 0207 679 9594
Department: Division of Psychiatry Fax:
Position: Senior Clinical Lecturer Address: 46 Cleveland St, , London, W1T 4JF
Research Domain: Basic Life Sciences, Neuroscience, Personalised Medicine Web Page:  


Research Description

see above

Research Activities

Effects of dietary supplementation with

Mechanisms of stem cell neuroplasticity

Stem cell transplantation for cognitive repair in mouse models of Alzheimers disease

pro-dromal dementia states including MCI and predicitve markers

Education Description

UCL Collaborators

External Collaborators



    • Lee JK, Jin HK, Park MH, Kim BR, Lee PH, Nakauchi H, Carter JE, He X, Schuchman EH, Bae JS (2014). Acid sphingomyelinase modulates the autophagic process by controlling lysosomal biogenesis in Alzheimer's disease.. J Exp Med, 211(8), 1551 - 1570. doi:10.1084/jem.20132451


    • Bae J-S, Jin HK, Lee JK, Richardson JC, Carter JE (2013). Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells Contribute to the Reduction of Amyloid-Deposits and the Improvement of Synaptic Transmission in a Mouse Model of Pre-Dementia Alzheimer's Disease. CURRENT ALZHEIMER RESEARCH, 10(5), 524 - 531.


    • Lee HJ, Lee JK, Lee H, Carter JE, Chang JW, Oh W, Yang YS, Suh J-G, Lee B-H, Jin HK, Bae J-S (2012). Human umbilical cord blood-derived mesenchymal stem cells improve neuropathology and cognitive impairment in an Alzheimer's disease mouse model through modulation of neuroinflammation. NEUROBIOLOGY OF AGING, 33(3), 588 - 602. doi:10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2010.03.024
    • Morgan S, Kemp P, Booij J, Costa DC, Padayachee S, Lee L, Barber C, Carter J, Walker Z (2012). Differentiation of frontotemporal dementia from dementia with Lewy bodies using FP-CIT SPECT. JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY NEUROSURGERY AND PSYCHIATRY, 83(11), 1063 - 1070. doi:10.1136/jnnp-2012-302577
    • Rodda J, Carter J (2012). Cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine for symptomatic treatment of dementia. BMJ, 344, e2986 - . doi:10.1136/bmj.e2986


    • Rodda J, Walker Z, Carter J (2011). Depression in older adults. BMJ (Online), 343(7825), - . doi:10.1136/bmj.d5219


    • Carter GCAJ (2010). Mental Health and Later Life. In Keady J, Watts S (Ed.), Mental Health and Later Life (pp. - ). : Routledge.
    • Young TM, Blakely EL, Swalwell H, Carter JE, Kartsounis LD, O'Donovan DG, Turnbull DM, Taylor RW, de Silva RN (2010). Mitochondrial transfer RNA(Phe) mutation associated with a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by psychiatric disturbance, dementia, and akinesia-rigidity. , 67, 1399 - 1402.
    • Bae JS, Carter JE, Jin HK (2010). Adipose tissue-derived stem cells rescue Purkinje neurons and alleviate inflammatory responses in Niemann-Pick disease type C mice. , 340, 357 - 369.
    • Lee JK, Jin HK, Endo S, Schuchman EH, Carter JE, Bae JS (2010). Intracerebral Transplantation of Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells Reduces Amyloid-Beta Deposition and Rescues Memory Deficits in Alzheimer's Disease Mice by Modulation of Immune Responses. STEM CELLS, 28(2), 329 - 343. doi:10.1002/stem.277
    • Lee HJ, Lee JK, Lee H, Shin JW, Carter JE, Sakamoto T, Jin HK, Bae JS (2010). The therapeutic potential of human umbilical cord blood-derived mesenchymal stem cells in Alzheimer's disease. , 481, 30 - 35.
    • Charlesworth G, Carter J (2010). Anxiety and Depression in Older People. In Keady J, Watts S (Ed.), Mental Health and Later Life: Delivering an Holistic Model for Practice (pp. 57 - 72). : Routledge.


    • Jin HK, Bae JS, Furuya S, Carter JE (2009). Amyloid beta-derived neuroplasticity in bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells is mediated by NPY and 5-HT2B receptors via ERK1/2 signalling pathways. , 42, 571 - 586.


    • Olojugba C, de Silva R, Kartsounis LD, Royan L, Carter J (2007). De Clerambault's syndrome (erotomania) as a presenting feature of fronto-temporal dementia and motor neurone disease (FTD-MND).. Behav Neurol, 18(3), 193 - 195.
    • Bae JS, Han HS, Youn DH, Carter JE, Modo M, Schuchman EH, Jin HK (2007). Bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells promote neuronal networks with functional synaptic transmission after transplantation into mice with neurodegeneration. STEM CELLS, 25(5), 1307 - 1316. doi:10.1634/stemcells.2006-0561


    • Jin HK, Carter JE, Huntley GW, Schuchman EH (2002). Intracerebral transplantation of mesenchymal stem cells into acid sphingomyelinase-deficient mice delays the onset of neurological abnormalities and extends their life span. , 109, 1183 - 1191.


    • Schuchman EH, Carter JE, Desnick RJD (2001). Strategies for gene therapy in neurodegenerative and other genetic diseases. In Rimoin DL, Connor JM, Pyeritz RE (Ed.), Principles and Practice of Medical Genetics (pp. - ). : Churchill Livingstone.
    • Carter JE, Schuchman EH (2001). Gene therapy for neurodegenerative disease: fact or fiction. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 178, 392 - 394.


    • Richards M, Brayne C, Dening T, Abas M, Carter J, Price M, Jones C, Levy R (2000). Cognitive function in UK community-dwelling African Caribbean and white elders: a pilot study.. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry, 15(7), 621 - 630.


    • Richards M, Brayne C, Abas M, Carter J, Forder C, Osagie A, Levy R (1998). Social support and activities of daily living in older Afro Caribbean and white UK residents. Age and Ageing, 27, 252 - 253.
    • Abas M, Philips C, Carter JE, Walter J, Banerjee S, Levy R (1998). Culturally sensitive validation of screening questionnaires for depression in older African-Caribbean people living in south London. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 173, 249 - 254.
    • Carter JE, McLoughlin D (1998). Dementia: basic neurosciences. In Brocklehurst JC, Tallis RC, Fillit J (Ed.), Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology (pp. - ). : Churchill Livingstone.


    • Abas M, Phillips C, Richards M, Carter JE (1997). Development of a new culture-specific screen for emotional distress in older African-Caribbeans. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 1, 1097 - 1103.
    • Carter JE, Robertson J, Gallo JM (1997). Coassembly of the neurofilament subunit NF-L with keratin filaments in transfected epithelial cells. NeuroReport, 9, 68 - 72.


    • Carter JE, Gallo JM, Anderson V, Anderton BH, Robertson J (1996). Regeneration of the filamentous network from aggregated neurofilaments in NF-L transfected neuronal cells by a protein kinase C inhibitor. Journal of Neurochemistry, 67, 1997 - 2004.
    • Carter JE, Hanger D, Lovestone S (1996). Cytoskeletal proteins in Lewy Body Dementia. In Perry R, Perry E, McKeith I (Ed.), Dementia with Lewy Bodies (pp. - ). : Cambridge University Press.
    • Carter JE, Levy R (1996). Lewy Body Dementia, a clinical perspective. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 12, 124 - 126.


    • Carter JE, Anderton BH (1994). The molecular pathology of Alzheimer's disease. British Journal of Hospital Medicine, 51, 522 - 529.
    • Carter JE, Thrasher S, Thornicroft G (1994). Cognitive impairment and clozapine. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 64, 132 - 133.