Affiliation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- Validation of a 2-day water maze protocol in miceMaria Gulinello
Behavioral Core Facility, Department of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
Behav Brain Res 196:220-7. 2009..A further benefit of this method is that large numbers of animals can be tested in a short time...
- Sexually dimorphic hormonal regulation of the gap junction protein, CX43, in rats and altered female reproductive function in CX43+/- miceMaria Gulinello
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Neuroscience, 1300 Morris Park Avenue F113, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
Brain Res 1045:107-15. 2005..Therefore, gap junctional communication in the POA and hypothalamus may be a factor regulating the estrous cycle and sexual behavior in female rodents...
- Acute and chronic estradiol treatments reduce memory deficits induced by transient global ischemia in female ratsMaria Gulinello
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Neuroscience, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Room F113, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
Horm Behav 49:246-60. 2006..These findings have important implications for intervention in the neurological sequellae associated with global ischemia...
- Anxiogenic effects of neurosteroid exposure: sex differences and altered GABAA receptor pharmacology in adult ratsM Gulinello
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
J Pharmacol Exp Ther 305:541-8. 2003....
- Short-term exposure to a neuroactive steroid increases alpha4 GABA(A) receptor subunit levels in association with increased anxiety in the female ratM Gulinello
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Box 31, 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203-2098, USA
Brain Res 910:55-66. 2001..These results suggest that short-term exposure to 3alpha,5alpha-THP produces changes in GABAR subunit composition similar to those that occur after chronic exposure and withdrawal from the steroid...
- Progesterone withdrawal increases the alpha4 subunit of the GABA(A) receptor in male rats in association with anxiety and altered pharmacology - a comparison with female ratsM Gulinello
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Dept. of Physiology and Pharmacology, 450 Clarkson Avenue, 11203-2098, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Neuropharmacology 43:701-14. 2002..These data suggest that neurosteroid regulation of the alpha4 GABA(A)-R subunit may be a relevant mechanism underlying anxiety disorders, and that this phenomenon is not sex-specific...
- Sex differences in anxiety, sensorimotor gating and expression of the alpha4 subunit of the GABAA receptor in the amygdala after progesterone withdrawalM Gulinello
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, SUNY Downstate Medical Centre, Box 31, 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
Eur J Neurosci 17:641-8. 2003..These findings might have implications regarding gender differences in human mood disorders and the aetiology of premenstrual anxiety...
- Progesterone withdrawal increases the anxiolytic actions of gaboxadol: role of alpha4betadelta GABA(A) receptorsM Gulinello
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
Neuroreport 14:43-6. 2003..Alterations in the alpha4betadelta GABA(A)-R population may have implications for the etiology and treatment of premenstrual syndrome...
- Chronic estradiol treatment increases CA1 cell survival but does not improve visual or spatial recognition memory after global ischemia in middle-aged female ratsM De Butte-Smith
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dominick P Purpura Department of Neuroscience, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
Horm Behav 55:442-53. 2009..Therefore, the neuroprotective effects of estradiol are different in middle-aged than in young rats. These findings highlight the importance of using older animals in studies assessing potential treatments for focal and global ischemia...
- Early deficits in motor coordination and cognitive dysfunction in a mouse model of the neurodegenerative lysosomal storage disorder, Sandhoff diseaseMaria Gulinello
Behavioral Core Facility, Dominick S Purpura Department of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY, USA
Behav Brain Res 193:315-9. 2008..This is the first report of short-term memory deficits in a murine model of Sandhoff disease. We also document early onset of motor deficits using the balance beam test...
- Inhibitory control of sensory gating in a computer model of the CA3 region of the hippocampusKaren A Moxon
Drexel University, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Biol Cybern 88:247-64. 2003..However, presynaptic GABA(B) receptor activity may be responsible for the suppression of the test response at this interstimulus interval...
- Patients with adverse mood effects from combined oral contraceptives have lower levels of prepulse inhibition than healthy controlsAnna Borgström
Department of Women s and Children s Health, University Hospital, Uppsala University, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:487-96. 2008..The aim of this study was to compare acoustic startle response and prepulse inhibition (PPI) in women with different experience of oral contraceptive pills...
- Patients with premenstrual dysphoric disorder have increased startle response across both cycle phases and lower levels of prepulse inhibition during the late luteal phase of the menstrual cycleKristiina Kask
Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Neuropsychopharmacology 33:2283-90. 2008..These findings are consistent with an altered response to ovarian steroids among PMDD patients...
- Effects of a low dose of ethanol in an animal model of premenstrual anxietySheryl S Smith
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Box 31, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
Alcohol 33:41-9. 2004..The results may be relevant for altered ethanol sensitivity during premenstrual syndrome, when increased ethanol consumption has been reported...
- Lower levels of prepulse inhibition of startle response in pregnant women compared to postpartum womenKristiina Kask
Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:100-7. 2008..The aim of the current study was to compare acoustic startle response and PPI in healthy third trimester pregnant women and healthy postpartum women...