Neuroscience Graduate Program Recent NGP Publications


Bush, KM., Barber, K.R. Martinez, J.A., Tang, SJ. Wairkar, Y.P. Drosophila model of anti-retroviral therapy induced peripheral neuropathy and nociceptive hypersensitivity. Biology Open 2021 10: bio054635 doi: 10.1242/bio.054635 Published 27 January 2021.

Crofton EJ, Nenov MN, Zhang Y, Tapia CM, Donnelly J, Koshy S, Laezza F, Green TA. Topographic transcriptomics of the nucleus accumbens shell: Identification and validation of fatty acid binding protein 5 as target for cocaine addiction. Neuropharmacology. 2021 Feb 1;183:108398. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2020.108398. Epub 2020 Nov 9. PMID: 33181146; PMCID: PMC7755097

Di Gesù CM, Matz LM, Buffington SA. Diet-induced dysbiosis of the maternal gut microbiome in early life programming of neurodevelopmental disorders. Neuroscience Research. 2021 Jul;168:3-19. doi: 10.1016/j.neures.2021.05.003. Epub 2021 May 13. PMID: 33992660.

Di Gesù CM, Matz LM, Bolding IJ, Fultz R, Hoffman KL, Gammazza AM, Petrosino JF, Buffington SA. Maternal gut microbiota mediate intergenerational effects of high-fat diet on descendant social behavior. Cell Rep. 2022 Oct 11;41(2):111461. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2022.111461. PMID: 36223744.

Hankerd K, McDonough KE, Wang J, Tang SJ, Chung JM, La JH. Postinjury stimulation triggers a transition to nociplastic pain in mice. Pain. 2021 Jun 14. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002366. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34285154

Marino, C.; Krishnan, B; Cappello, F.; Taglialatela, G., 2019. Hsp60 protects against amyloidbeta oligomer synaptic toxicity via modification of toxic oligomer conformation. Acs Chemical Neuroscience, May 24.

McCue DL; Kasper JM; A; Hommel JD. (2019). Incubation of feeding behavior is regulated by neuromedin U receptor 2 in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus. Behavioural Brain Research. 359:763-770

McDonough, K. E., Hammond, R., Wang, J., Tierney, J., Hankerd, K., Chung, J. M., & La, J. H. (2022). Spinal GABAergic disinhibition allows microglial activation mediating the development of nociplastic pain in male mice. Brain, behavior, and immunity, 107, 215–224. Advance online publication.

Mocciaro E, Grant A, Esenaliev RO, Petrov IY, Petrov Y, Sell SL, Hausser NL, Guptarak J, Bishop E, Parsley MA, Bolding IJ, Johnson KM, Lidstone M, Prough DS, Micci MA. Non-Invasive Transcranial Nano-Pulsed Laser Therapy Ameliorates Cognitive Function and Prevents Aberrant Migration of Neural Progenitor Cells in the Hippocampus of Rats Subjected to Traumatic Brain Injury. J Neurotrauma. 2020 Apr 15;37(8):1108-1123. doi: 10.1089/neu.2019.6534. Epub 2020 Jan 31. PMID: 31856661.

Nazari H, Ivannikov M, Ochoa L, Vargas G, Motamedi M. Microsurgical Dissection and Tissue Clearing for High Resolution Intact Whole Retina and Vitreous Imaging. J Vis Exp. 2021 Mar 11;(169). doi: 10.3791/61595. PMID: 33779596.

Price AE; Stutz SJ; Hommel JD; Anastasio NC; Cunningham KA. (2019). Anterior insula activity regulates the associated behaviors of high fat food binge intake and cue reactivity in male rats. Appetite. 133, 231-239.

Randolph, A.C.; Fukuda, S.; Ihara, K.; Enkhbaatar, P.; Micci, M.A., 2019. Blood-brain barrier dysfunction after smoke inhalation injury, with and without skin burn. Shock. 51(5):634-649.

Saada J, McAuley RJ, Marcatti M, Tang TZ, Motamedi M, Szczesny B. Oxidative stress induces Z-DNA binding protein 1-dependent activation of microglia via mtDNA released from retinal pigment epithelial cells. J Biol Chem. 2021 Dec 22:101523. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2021.101523. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34953858
Scaduto P, Sequeira A, Vawter MP, Bunney W, Limon A. Preservation of global synaptic excitatory to inhibitory ratio during long postmortem intervals. Sci Rep. 2020 May 25;10(1):8626. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-65377-3. PMID: 32451470; PMCID: PMC7248056.

Schlagal, C.R.; Wu, P., 2019. Tipsy neural stem cells: chronic effects of alcohol on the brain. Neural Regen Rest 14(1):67-68.

Schlagal CR, Dunn TJ, Xu P, Felsing DE, Merritt CR, Manja S, Fox RG, Buffington SA, Saade G, Dineley KT, Yu Y, Cunningham KA, Wu P. Maternal Opioid Exposure Culminates in Perturbed Murine Neurodevelopment and Hyperactive Phenotype in Adolescence. Neuroscience. 2021 May 21;463:272-287. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2021.03.014. Epub 2021 Mar 31. PMID: 33811940.

Sowers, J. L., Sowers, M. L., Shavkunov, A. S., Hawkins, B. E., Wu, P., DeWitt, D. S., Prough, D. S., & Zhang, K. (2021). Traumatic brain injury induces region-specific glutamate metabolism changes as measured by multiple mass spectrometry methods. iScience, 24(10), 103108.

Vasquez, T. E. S., McAuley, R. K., Gupta, N. S., Koshy, S., Marmol, Y., Green, T. A. (2021) Lever-press duration as a measure of frustration in sucrose and drug reinforcement. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2021 Jan 9. doi: 10.1007/s00213-020-05742-2. Online ahead of print.

Xu P, Shan C, Dunn TJ, Xie X, Xia H, Gao J, Allende Labastida J, Zou J, Villarreal PP, Schlagal CR, Yu Y, Vargas G, Rossi SL, Vasilakis N, Shi PY, Weaver SC, Wu P. Role of microglia in the dissemination of Zika virus from mother to fetal brain. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020 Jul 6;14(7):e0008413. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008413. Erratum in: PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021 Apr 13;15(4):e0009344. PMID: 32628667; PMCID: PMC7365479.
Xu, P., Gao, J., Shan, C., Dunn, T. J., Xie, X., Xia, H., Zou, J., Thames, B. H., Sajja, A., Yu, Y., Freiberg, A. N., Vasilakis, N., Shi, P. Y., Weaver, S. C., & Wu, P. (2021). Inhibition of innate immune response ameliorates Zika virus-induced neurogenesis deficit in human neural stem cells. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 15(3), e0009183.