Gerlinde Metz


University of Lethbridge




[email protected]

Research Keywords

Behavioural neuroscience, stress, epigenetics, neurodegenerative diseases, developmental origins of health and disease

Additional Information

Lab Methodologies
  • 1H NMR spectroscopy
  • Metabolomics
  • Behavioural tests for rodents
  • Motor, sensory, cognitive, emotional assessments

Most Cited Publications

Metz GA, Whishaw IQ, "Cortical and subcortical lesions impair skilled walking in the ladder rung walking test: a new task to evaluate fore- and hindlimb stepping, placing, and co-ordination." Journal of neuroscience methods 115,2 (2002 Apr 15): 169-79
Babenko O, Kovalchuk I, Metz GA, "Stress-induced perinatal and transgenerational epigenetic programming of brain development and mental health." Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews 48, (2015 Jan): 70-91
Metz GA, Whishaw IQ, "The ladder rung walking task: a scoring system and its practical application." Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE ,28 (2009 Jun 12):