N Shanks

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Affiliation: University of Bristol
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Early-life exposure to endotoxin alters hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function and predisposition to inflammation
    N Shanks
    Division of Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol Royal Infirmary Labs, Marlborough Street, Bristol, BS2 8HW, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:5645-50. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory disease as chronic stress
    N Shanks
    Department of Medicine, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 840:599-607. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Differential immune reactivity to stress in BALB/cByJ and C57BL/6J mice: in vivo dependence on macrophages
    N Shanks
    Department of Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol Royal Infirmary Labs, UK
    Physiol Behav 65:95-103. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis response to endotoxin is attenuated during lactation
    N Shanks
    Department of Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK
    J Neuroendocrinol 11:857-65. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Habituation and cross-sensitization of stress-induced hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal activity: effect of lesions in the paraventricular nucleus of the thalamus or bed nuclei of the stria terminalis
    G A Fernandes
    University Research Centre in Neuroendocrinology, University of Bristol, Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Laboratories, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK
    J Neuroendocrinol 14:593-602. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Are adhesion molecules involved in stress-induced changes in lymphocyte distribution?
    M E Bauer
    Division of Medicine, Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Laboratories, University of Bristol, UK
    Life Sci 69:1167-79. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Peripartum plasticity within the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis
    S L Lightman
    University Research Centre for Neuroendocrinology, Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Laboratories, University of Bristol, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol BS2 8HW, UK
    Prog Brain Res 133:111-29. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Alterations in hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function correlated with the onset of murine SLE in MRL +/+ and lpr/lpr mice
    N Shanks
    University of Bristol, BRI Laboratories, Marlborough Street, Bristol, BS2 8HW, United Kingdom
    Brain Behav Immun 13:348-60. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Central oxytocin administration reduces stress-induced corticosterone release and anxiety behavior in rats
    R J Windle
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    Endocrinology 138:2829-34. 1997
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of stressors and psychosocial variables in the stress process: a study of chronic caregiver stress
    K Vedhara
    Department of Medicine, University of Bristol, Clifton, United Kingdom
    Psychosom Med 62:374-85. 2000

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Publications10

  1. pmc Early-life exposure to endotoxin alters hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function and predisposition to inflammation
    N Shanks
    Division of Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol Royal Infirmary Labs, Marlborough Street, Bristol, BS2 8HW, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:5645-50. 2000
    ..These findings demonstrate a potent and long-term effect of neonatal exposure to inflammatory stimuli that can program major changes in the development of both neuroendocrine and immunological regulatory mechanisms...
  2. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory disease as chronic stress
    N Shanks
    Department of Medicine, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 840:599-607. 1998
    ..It is suggested that alterations in CRH regulation in response to either acute or chronic inflammation may contribute as etiological factors to both psychiatric (i.e. neuropsychiatric SLE) and stress-related disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint Differential immune reactivity to stress in BALB/cByJ and C57BL/6J mice: in vivo dependence on macrophages
    N Shanks
    Department of Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol Royal Infirmary Labs, UK
    Physiol Behav 65:95-103. 1998
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis response to endotoxin is attenuated during lactation
    N Shanks
    Department of Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK
    J Neuroendocrinol 11:857-65. 1999
    ..These data demonstrate that there is a lower level of free circulating glucocorticoid in response to inflammatory stimuli and suggests that communication between the immune and endocrine systems may be altered during lactation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Habituation and cross-sensitization of stress-induced hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal activity: effect of lesions in the paraventricular nucleus of the thalamus or bed nuclei of the stria terminalis
    G A Fernandes
    University Research Centre in Neuroendocrinology, University of Bristol, Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Laboratories, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK
    J Neuroendocrinol 14:593-602. 2002
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Are adhesion molecules involved in stress-induced changes in lymphocyte distribution?
    M E Bauer
    Division of Medicine, Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Laboratories, University of Bristol, UK
    Life Sci 69:1167-79. 2001
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Peripartum plasticity within the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis
    S L Lightman
    University Research Centre for Neuroendocrinology, Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Laboratories, University of Bristol, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol BS2 8HW, UK
    Prog Brain Res 133:111-29. 2001
    ..In view of its role in other reproductive behaviors, a stress-inhibiting effect of oxytocin may reflect a more widespread co-ordinating role in the peripartum animal...
  8. ncbi request reprint Alterations in hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function correlated with the onset of murine SLE in MRL +/+ and lpr/lpr mice
    N Shanks
    University of Bristol, BRI Laboratories, Marlborough Street, Bristol, BS2 8HW, United Kingdom
    Brain Behav Immun 13:348-60. 1999
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Central oxytocin administration reduces stress-induced corticosterone release and anxiety behavior in rats
    R J Windle
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    Endocrinology 138:2829-34. 1997
    ..Thus, oxytocin exerts a central anxiolytic-like effect on both endocrine and behavioral systems and could play a role in moderating behavioral and physiological responses to stress...
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of stressors and psychosocial variables in the stress process: a study of chronic caregiver stress
    K Vedhara
    Department of Medicine, University of Bristol, Clifton, United Kingdom
    Psychosom Med 62:374-85. 2000
    ....