Dr Daniel Blackmore

Research Fellow

Queensland Brain Institute

Animal Behaviour Facility Manager

Queensland Brain Institute
+61 7 334 66381



  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), University of Newcastle


  • Leiter, Odette, Zhuo, Zhan, Rust, Ruslan, Wasielewska, Joanna M., Grönnert, Lisa, Kowal, Susann, Overall, Rupert W., Adusumilli, Vijay S., Blackmore, Daniel G., Southon, Adam, Ganio, Katherine, McDevitt, Christopher A., Rund, Nicole, Brici, David, Aththanayake Mudiyan, Imesh , Sykes, Alexander M., Rünker, Annette E., Zocher, Sara, Ayton, Scott, Bush, Ashley I., Bartlett, Perry F., Hou, Sheng-Tao, Kempermann, Gerd and Walker, Tara L. (2022). Selenium mediates exercise-induced adult neurogenesis and reverses learning deficits induced by hippocampal injury and aging. Cell Metabolism, 34 (3), 408-423.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2022.01.005

  • Zhou, Xiaoqing Alice, Blackmore, Daniel G., Zhuo, Junjie, Nasrallah, Fatima A., To, XuanVinh, Kurniawan, Nyoman D., Carlisle, Alison, Vien, King-Year, Chuang, Kai-Hsiang, Jiang, Tianzi and Bartlett, Perry F. (2021). Neurogenic-dependent changes in hippocampal circuitry underlie the pro-cognitive effect of exercise in ageing mice. iScience, 24 (12) 103450, 103450. doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2021.103450

  • Blackmore, Daniel G., Steyn, Frederik J., Carlisle, Alison, O’Keeffe, Imogen, Vien, King-Year, Zhou, Xiaoqing, Leiter, Odette, Jhaveri, Dhanisha, Vukovic, Jana, Waters, Michael J. and Bartlett, Perry F. (2021). An exercise ‘sweet spot’ reverses cognitive deficits of ageing by growth hormone-induced neurogenesis. iScience, 24 (11) 103275, 1-25. doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2021.103275

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Book Chapter

  • Blackmore, Daniel G. and Rietze, Rodney L. (2013). Distribution of neural precursor cells in the adult mouse brain. Neural progenitor cells: methods and protocols. (pp. 183-194) edited by Brent A. Reynolds and Loic P. Deleyrolle. New York, NY, United States: Humana Press. doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-574-3_16

  • Blackmore, Daniel G. and Rietze, Rodney L. (2010). Detection and Identification of Tissue Stem Cells: Tracking an Elusive Prey. Heart Development and Regeneration. (pp. 857-875) edited by Nadia Rosentha and Richard P. Harvey. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier Inc.. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-381332-9.00041-4

Journal Article

Conference Publication

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Completed Supervision