Luke R Johnson

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Publications

  1. pmc Pavlovian fear conditioning activates a common pattern of neurons in the lateral amygdala of individual brains
    Hadley C Bergstrom
    Psychiatry and Neuroscience, School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e15698. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Pavlovian fear memory circuits and phenotype models of PTSD
    Luke R Johnson
    Psychiatry and Neuroscience, School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University USU, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Neuropharmacology 62:638-46. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint The structure of Pavlovian fear conditioning in the amygdala
    Hadley C Bergstrom
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University USU, Bethesda, MD, 20814, USA
    Brain Struct Funct 218:1569-89. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Traits of fear resistance and susceptibility in an advanced intercross line
    Jennifer L McGuire
    Department of Psychiatry and Program in Neuroscience, School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University USU, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 38:3314-24. 2013
  5. pmc Localization of mineralocorticoid receptors at mammalian synapses
    Eric M Prager
    Program in Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e14344. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Neurons activated during fear memory consolidation and reconsolidation are mapped to a common and new topography in the lateral amygdala
    Hadley C Bergstrom
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD, 20814, USA
    Brain Topogr 26:468-78. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Mice selectively bred for High and Low fear behavior show differences in the number of pMAPK (p44/42 ERK) expressing neurons in lateral amygdala following Pavlovian fear conditioning
    Jennifer Coyner
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University USU, School of Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 112:195-203. 2014
  8. pmc Expression profiles of mitochondrial genes in the frontal cortex and the caudate nucleus of developing humans and mice selectively bred for high and low fear
    Kwang H Choi
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e49183. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Expression pattern of the cannabinoid receptor genes in the frontal cortex of mood disorder patients and mice selectively bred for high and low fear
    Kwang Choi
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Dept of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 46:882-9. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Stress at the synapse: signal transduction mechanisms of adrenal steroids at neuronal membranes
    Eric M Prager
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry and Program in Neuroscience, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Sci Signal 2:re5. 2009

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Publications10

  1. pmc Pavlovian fear conditioning activates a common pattern of neurons in the lateral amygdala of individual brains
    Hadley C Bergstrom
    Psychiatry and Neuroscience, School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e15698. 2011
    ..We suggest that this stable neuronal assembly constitutes a spatial dimension of the engram...
  2. doi request reprint Pavlovian fear memory circuits and phenotype models of PTSD
    Luke R Johnson
    Psychiatry and Neuroscience, School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University USU, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Neuropharmacology 62:638-46. 2012
    ..These emerging data begin to define the essential genes, cells and circuits that contribute to normal and pathological fear. This article is part of a Special Issue entitled 'Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder'...
  3. ncbi request reprint The structure of Pavlovian fear conditioning in the amygdala
    Hadley C Bergstrom
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University USU, Bethesda, MD, 20814, USA
    Brain Struct Funct 218:1569-89. 2013
    ..Overall, these data provide evidence for a spatial organizing principle governing the functional allocation of fear memory in the amygdala...
  4. ncbi request reprint Traits of fear resistance and susceptibility in an advanced intercross line
    Jennifer L McGuire
    Department of Psychiatry and Program in Neuroscience, School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University USU, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 38:3314-24. 2013
    ..Identification of system-wide traits predisposing to variability in fear memory may help in the direction of more targeted and efficacious treatments for fear-related pathology. ..
  5. pmc Localization of mineralocorticoid receptors at mammalian synapses
    Eric M Prager
    Program in Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e14344. 2010
    ..Thus part of the stress signaling response in the brain is a direct modulation of the synapse itself by adrenal steroids...
  6. doi request reprint Neurons activated during fear memory consolidation and reconsolidation are mapped to a common and new topography in the lateral amygdala
    Hadley C Bergstrom
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD, 20814, USA
    Brain Topogr 26:468-78. 2013
    ..These findings provide the first insight into the spatial allocation of a fear engram in the LAd, during its consolidation and reconsolidation phase...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mice selectively bred for High and Low fear behavior show differences in the number of pMAPK (p44/42 ERK) expressing neurons in lateral amygdala following Pavlovian fear conditioning
    Jennifer Coyner
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University USU, School of Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 112:195-203. 2014
    ..Understanding the circuit level cellular and molecular mechanisms that underlie individual variability in fear learning is critical for the development of effective treatment of fear-related illnesses such as PTSD. ..
  8. pmc Expression profiles of mitochondrial genes in the frontal cortex and the caudate nucleus of developing humans and mice selectively bred for high and low fear
    Kwang H Choi
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e49183. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that the genes associated with mitochondrial function in the PFC play a significant role in brain development and fear-related behavior...
  9. doi request reprint Expression pattern of the cannabinoid receptor genes in the frontal cortex of mood disorder patients and mice selectively bred for high and low fear
    Kwang Choi
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Dept of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 46:882-9. 2012
    ..Our study demonstrates the advantage of utilizing data from postmortem brain tissue and a mouse model of fear to enhance our understanding of the role of the cannabinoid receptors in mood and anxiety disorders...
  10. doi request reprint Stress at the synapse: signal transduction mechanisms of adrenal steroids at neuronal membranes
    Eric M Prager
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry and Program in Neuroscience, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Sci Signal 2:re5. 2009
    ..Thus, synaptic transmission is regulated by mMRs and mGRs, and part of the stress signaling response is a direct and bidirectional modulation of the synapse itself by adrenal steroids...