2008 HDRF funded research publications

Social status modulates basal IL-1 concentrations in the hypothalamus of pair-housed rats and influences certain features of stress reactivity. Brain, Behavior & Immunity, 22, 517-527. 2008. (Barnum, C. J., Blandino Jr., P., & Deak, T.)

Rats selectively bred for low levels of 50 kHz ultrasonic vocalizations exhibit alterations in early social motivation. Developmental Psychobiology, 50(4): 322-331. 2008. (Brudzynski, S. M, Burgdorf, J., Cromwell, H. C, Harmon, K. M, Kroes, R. A, Moskal, J. R, & Panksepp, J.)

Ultrasonic vocalizations of rats (Rattus norvegicus) during mating, play, and aggression: Behavioral concomitants, relationship to reward, and self-administration of playback. Journal of Comparative Psychology,122(4):357-67. 2008. (Burgdorf, J., Kroes, R.A., Moskal, J.R., Pfaus, JG., Brudzynski, S.M., & Panksepp, J.)

Immune cells and cytokine circuits: Toward a working model for understanding direct immune-to-adrenal communication pathways. Endocrinology, 149(4), 1433-1435. 2008. (Deak, T.)

Increased serotonin 2C receptor mRNA editing: A possible risk factor for suicide, Mol Psychiatry 13, 1001-1010. 2008. (Dracheva, S., Patel, N., Woo, D.A., Marcus, S.M., Siever, L.J., & Haroutunian, V.)

Culture-sensitive neural substrates of human cognition: a transcultural neuroimaging approach. Nature Reviews: Neuroscience, 9(8): 646-654. 2008. (Han, S., & Northoff, G.)

Rats selectively bred for low levels of 50 kHz ultrasonic vocalizations exhibit alterations in early social motivationDevelopmental Psychobiology, 50 (4):  322-331. 2008. (Harmon, K. M, Cromwell, H.C, Burgdorf, J., Moskal, J.R, Brudzynski, S. M., Kroes, R. A, & Panksepp, J.)

CREB modulates the functional output of nucleus accumbens neurons: A critical role of N-methyl-D-aspartate glutamate receptor (NMDAR) receptors. The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 283(5): 2751-2760. 2008. (Huang, Y. H., Lin, Y., Brown, T. E., Han, M-H., Saal, D. B., Neve, R. L., Zukin, R. S., Sorg, B. A., Nestler, E. J., Malenka, R. C., & Dong, Y.)

The dysphoric component of stress is encoded by activation of the dynorphin-kappa opioid system. Journal of Neuroscience 28(2):407-414. 2008. (Land, B.B., Bruchas, M.R., Melief, E., Xu, M., Lemos, J.C., and Chavkin, C.)

Homeostatic recovery of downstate-upstate cycling in nucleus accumbens neurons. Neuroscience Letters, 434: 282-288. 2008. (Lee, B. R., Mu, P., Saal, D. B., Ulibarri, C., & Dong, Y.)

The trans-species concept of self and the subcortical–cortical midline systemTrends in Cognitive Sciences 2008, (Northoff, G., Panksepp, J.)

An Animal Model of a Behavioral Intervention for Depression. Neuron 60: 149-161. 2008.(Pollak, D., Monje,F., Zuckerman L., Denny, C., Drew, M.,  Kandel,  E.R.)

The resting brain and our Self: Self-relatedness modulates resting state neural activity in cortical midline structuresNeuroscience 2008 Nov 11; 157(1):120-31. 2008. (Schneider, F., Bermpohl, F., Heinzel, A., Rotte, M., Walter, M., Tempelmann, C., Wiebking, C., Dobrowolny, H.,  Jochen Heinze, H., Northoff, G.)

GABA(B) receptors are required for galanin modulation of membrane properties of neurons in the arcuate nucleus of ratsBrain Research, 1191: 63-8. 2008. (Tyszkiewicz, J.P., Fong, T.M., Dong, Y.)