H C Dringenberg

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Affiliation: Queen's University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Serotonin-dependent maintenance of spatial performance and electroencephalography activation after cholinergic blockade: effects of serotonergic receptor antagonists
    H C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Res 837:242-53. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Histaminergic facilitation of electrocorticographic activation: role of basal forebrain, thalamus, and neocortex
    Hans C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology and The Center for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6
    Eur J Neurosci 18:2285-91. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Orienting and defensive behaviors elicited by superior colliculus stimulation in rats: effects of 5-HT depletion, uptake inhibition, and direct midbrain or frontal cortex application
    Hans C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology, Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont, Canada K7L 3N6
    Behav Brain Res 144:95-103. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Integrated contributions of basal forebrain and thalamus to neocortical activation elicited by pedunculopontine tegmental stimulation in urethane-anesthetized rats
    H C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology and Center for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Neuroscience 119:839-53. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Superior colliculus stimulation enhances neocortical serotonin release and electrocorticographic activation in the urethane-anesthetized rat
    Hans C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology and Center for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Brain Res 964:31-41. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Electroencephalographic activation by tacrine, deprenyl, and quipazine: cholinergic vs. non-cholinergic contributions
    Hans C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, K7L 3N6, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Pharmacol 447:43-50. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Stabilization of thalamo-cortical long-term potentiation by the amygdala: cholinergic and transcription-dependent mechanisms
    Hans C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology and Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Eur J Neurosci 20:557-65. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Spatial learning in the guinea pig: cued versus non-cued learning, sex differences, and comparison with rats
    H C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6
    Behav Brain Res 124:97-101. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint The effects of amphetamine and raclopride on food transport: possible relation to defensive behavior in rats
    H C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Behav Pharmacol 11:447-54. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Alzheimer's disease: more than a 'cholinergic disorder' - evidence that cholinergic-monoaminergic interactions contribute to EEG slowing and dementia
    H C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Ont, K7L 3N6, Kingston, Canada
    Behav Brain Res 115:235-49. 2000

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  1. ncbi request reprint Serotonin-dependent maintenance of spatial performance and electroencephalography activation after cholinergic blockade: effects of serotonergic receptor antagonists
    H C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Res 837:242-53. 1999
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Histaminergic facilitation of electrocorticographic activation: role of basal forebrain, thalamus, and neocortex
    Hans C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology and The Center for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6
    Eur J Neurosci 18:2285-91. 2003
    ..These concurrent subcortical and cortical actions probably permit histamine to effectively modulate cortical activation and excitability across different behavioural states...
  3. ncbi request reprint Orienting and defensive behaviors elicited by superior colliculus stimulation in rats: effects of 5-HT depletion, uptake inhibition, and direct midbrain or frontal cortex application
    Hans C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology, Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont, Canada K7L 3N6
    Behav Brain Res 144:95-103. 2003
    ..It appears that this inhibitory effect is mediated, to a large extent, by a direct action of 5-HT at the level of the midbrain...
  4. ncbi request reprint Integrated contributions of basal forebrain and thalamus to neocortical activation elicited by pedunculopontine tegmental stimulation in urethane-anesthetized rats
    H C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology and Center for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Neuroscience 119:839-53. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Superior colliculus stimulation enhances neocortical serotonin release and electrocorticographic activation in the urethane-anesthetized rat
    Hans C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology and Center for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Brain Res 964:31-41. 2003
    ..The stimulation of cortical serotonin output may constitute a mechanism by which the SC acts on the forebrain to increase cortical excitability in response to sensory stimuli processed by SC neurons...
  6. ncbi request reprint Electroencephalographic activation by tacrine, deprenyl, and quipazine: cholinergic vs. non-cholinergic contributions
    Hans C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, K7L 3N6, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Pharmacol 447:43-50. 2002
    ..In contrast, activation produced by deprenyl or quipazine does not appear to be mediated by a transsynaptic excitation of cholinergic neurons and likely depends on a direct enhancement of cortical monoaminergic neurotransmission...
  7. ncbi request reprint Stabilization of thalamo-cortical long-term potentiation by the amygdala: cholinergic and transcription-dependent mechanisms
    Hans C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology and Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Eur J Neurosci 20:557-65. 2004
    ..These amygdaloid-induced effects provide a potential mechanism underlying long-term enhancement of sensory transmission and information encoding in thalamo-cortical networks...
  8. ncbi request reprint Spatial learning in the guinea pig: cued versus non-cued learning, sex differences, and comparison with rats
    H C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6
    Behav Brain Res 124:97-101. 2001
    ..We conclude that the MWM provides a valuable paradigm to assess behavior and learning/memory in the guinea pig...
  9. ncbi request reprint The effects of amphetamine and raclopride on food transport: possible relation to defensive behavior in rats
    H C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Behav Pharmacol 11:447-54. 2000
    ..The food-carrying test provides a rich, ethologically valid paradigm to assess the effects of psychoactive drugs on species-specific, defensive behaviors in rodents...
  10. ncbi request reprint Alzheimer's disease: more than a 'cholinergic disorder' - evidence that cholinergic-monoaminergic interactions contribute to EEG slowing and dementia
    H C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Ont, K7L 3N6, Kingston, Canada
    Behav Brain Res 115:235-49. 2000
    ..Thus, a stimulation of monoaminergic activity, in conjunction with cholinergic therapies, may provide an effective treatment option for AD...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of tacrine on EEG slowing in the rat: enhancement by concurrent monoamine therapy
    H C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Neurobiol Aging 21:135-43. 2000
    ..Thus, combined cholinergic-monoaminergic therapy may provide an enhanced restoration of cortical functioning, in addition to limiting the required treatment dose of cholinesterase inhibitors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Neocortical activation by electrical and chemical stimulation of the rat inferior colliculus: intra-collicular mapping and neuropharmacological characterization
    Hans C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, K7L 3N6, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 154:461-9. 2004
    ..Rather than by some direct cortical projections, IC neurons appear to induce ECoG activation by acting through both cholinergic and serotonergic systems, thought to provide the final effector mechanisms for cortical activation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Spatial acquisition in the Morris water maze and hippocampal long-term potentiation in the adult guinea pig following brain growth spurt--prenatal ethanol exposure
    M L Byrnes
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada K7L 3N6
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 26:543-51. 2004
    ..These data indicate that in the guinea pig, the BGS may not constitute a critical period of vulnerability for ethanol-induced deficits in spatial learning or hippocampal synaptic plasticity in young adult offspring...
  14. ncbi request reprint Chronic prenatal ethanol exposure alters hippocampal GABA(A) receptors and impairs spatial learning in the guinea pig
    U Iqbal
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont, Canada K7L 3N6
    Behav Brain Res 150:117-25. 2004
    ..These data suggest that alterations in hippocampal GABA(A) receptor expression and pharmacological properties contribute to hippocampal-related behavioral and cognitive deficits associated with CPEE...
  15. ncbi request reprint Impaired acquisition in the water maze and hippocampal long-term potentiation after chronic prenatal ethanol exposure in the guinea-pig
    D P Richardson
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada, K7L 3 N6
    Eur J Neurosci 16:1593-8. 2002
    ..Hippocampal dysfunction could contribute importantly to the cognitive and behavioural deficits resulting from chronic prenatal ethanol exposure...
  16. doi request reprint Input-selective potentiation and rebalancing of primary sensory cortex afferents by endogenous acetylcholine
    M C Kuo
    Department of Psychology, Humphrey Hall, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Neuroscience 163:430-41. 2009
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  17. ncbi request reprint Chronic prenatal ethanol exposure impairs conditioned responding and enhances GABA release in the hippocampus of the adult guinea pig
    M L Hayward
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 308:644-50. 2004
    ..Increased activity-dependent potentiation of GABA release in the hippocampus may contribute to alterations in synaptic plasticity observed in CPEE offspring...
  18. ncbi request reprint Enhanced frontal cortex activation in rats by convergent amygdaloid and noxious sensory signals
    H C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6 Canada
    Neuroreport 12:2395-8. 2001
    ..This may provide a mechanism to facilitate cortical excitability and processing by amygdaloid neuronal activity...
  19. doi request reprint Surprising similarity between mechanisms mediating low (1 Hz)-and high (100 Hz)-induced long-lasting synaptic potentiation in CA1 of the intact hippocampus
    D Habib
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Neuroscience 170:489-96. 2010
    ..Importantly, these findings further challenge the "high-frequency-LTP, low-frequency LTD" dogma by demonstrating that this dichotomy does not account for all types of plasticity phenomena at central synapses...
  20. doi request reprint Pharmacological and deprivation-induced reinstatement of juvenile-like long-term potentiation in the primary auditory cortex of adult rats
    J L Hogsden
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Neuroscience 186:208-19. 2011
    ..We conclude that the age-related decline of plasticity in A1 can be partially reversed by pharmacological techniques or manipulations of the acoustic environment during specific periods of postnatal life...
  21. ncbi request reprint Generalized cortex activation by the auditory midbrain: Mediation by acetylcholine and subcortical relays
    Hans C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, K7L 3N6, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 174:114-23. 2006
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  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of chronic cocaine on impulsivity: relation to cortical serotonin mechanisms
    Tracie A Paine
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada ON, K7L 3N6
    Behav Brain Res 147:135-47. 2003
    ..Given the differential time courses of the behavioural and electrocorticographic data, however, this change probably does not mediate the effects of chronic cocaine in the delayed reinforcement paradigm...
  23. ncbi request reprint Electroencephalographic activation by fluoxetine in rats: role of 5-HT(1A) receptors and enhancement of concurrent acetylcholinesterase inhibitor treatment
    Hans C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    Neuropharmacology 42:154-61. 2002
    ..Inhibitors of AChE are used to delay cognitive decline and EEG slowing in patients with Alzheimer's disease. We suggest that doses of AChE inhibitors required for these effects can be reduced by concurrent 5-HT stimulation...
  24. doi request reprint Altered water-maze search behavior in adult guinea pigs following chronic prenatal ethanol exposure: lack of mitigation by postnatal fluoxetine treatment
    Teresa D McAdam
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Behav Brain Res 191:202-9. 2008
    ..Further, these data demonstrate that fluoxetine, at the selected treatment regime, does not mitigate the thigmotaxic swimming response to CPEE in the guinea pig...
  25. doi request reprint Histamine facilitates in vivo thalamocortical long-term potentiation in the mature visual cortex of anesthetized rats
    Min Ching Kuo
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    Eur J Neurosci 27:1731-8. 2008
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  26. doi request reprint Predator (cat hair)-induced enhancement of hippocampal long-term potentiation in rats: involvement of acetylcholine
    Hans C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Learn Mem 15:112-6. 2008
    ..Thus, exposure to a predator stimulus elicits a cholinergically-dependent state of heightened plasticity that may serve to facilitate information storage in hippocampal circuits...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effects of maternal administration of vitamins C and E on ethanol neurobehavioral teratogenicity in the guinea pig
    Christopher M Nash
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Alcohol 41:577-86. 2007
    ..These results indicate that maternal administration of this high-dose vitamins C plus E regimen throughout gestation has limited efficacy and potential adverse effects as a therapeutic intervention for E neurobehavioral teratogenicity...
  28. ncbi request reprint Continuous white noise exposure during and after auditory critical period differentially alters bidirectional thalamocortical plasticity in rat auditory cortex in vivo
    William J Speechley
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Eur J Neurosci 26:2576-84. 2007
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  29. ncbi request reprint Novel nitrates as NO mimetics directed at Alzheimer's disease
    Gregory R J Thatcher
    Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 833 S Wood St Chicago, IL 60612 7231, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 6:S75-84. 2004
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  30. ncbi request reprint Cholinergic, histaminergic, and noradrenergic regulation of LTP stability and induction threshold: cognitive implications
    Hans C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology, Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    EXS 98:165-83. 2006
  31. ncbi request reprint Heterosynaptic facilitation of in vivo thalamocortical long-term potentiation in the adult rat visual cortex by acetylcholine
    Hans C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology and Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    Cereb Cortex 17:839-48. 2007
    ..We conclude that heterosynaptic facilitation of V1 plasticity by ACh extends beyond early postnatal maturation periods and acts to convert weak potentiation into pronounced, long-lasting increases in synaptic strength...
  32. ncbi request reprint Electrical stimulation of dorsal, but not ventral hippocampus reduces behavioral defense in the elevated plus maze and shock-probe burying test in rats
    Hans C Dringenberg
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Behav Brain Res 186:143-7. 2008
    ..Thus, the dorsal hippocampus may play an important role in modulating a range of defensive strategies...