M E Rhodes

Summary

Affiliation: Allegheny General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sexual diergism in rat hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses to cholinergic stimulation and antagonism
    M E Rhodes
    Center for Neurosciences Research, Allegheny Singer Research Institute, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Brain Res Bull 54:101-13. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Male-female differences in rat hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses to nicotine stimulation
    M E Rhodes
    Center for Neurosciences Research, Allegheny Singer Research Institute, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Brain Res Bull 54:681-8. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Estrous cycle influences on sexual diergism of HPA axis responses to cholinergic stimulation in rats
    Michael E Rhodes
    Center for Neurosciences Research, Allegheny Singer Research Institute, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Brain Res Bull 59:217-25. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Rat estrous cycle influences the sexual diergism of HPA axis stimulation by nicotine
    Michael E Rhodes
    Center for Neurosciences Research, Allegheny Singer Research Institute, Allegheny General Hospital, 8 S T, 320 E North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Brain Res Bull 64:205-13. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal cortical responses to low-dose physostigmine and arginine vasopressin administration: sex differences between major depressives and matched control subjects
    R T Rubin
    Center for Neurosciences Research, MCP Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 4772, USA
    Psychiatry Res 89:1-20. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone responses to low-dose physostigmine administration: functional sex differences (sexual diergism) between major depressives and matched controls
    R T Rubin
    Center for Neurosciences Research, Drexel University College of Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 4772, USA
    Psychol Med 33:655-65. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Pituitary-adrenal responses to cholinergic stimulation and acute mild stress are differentially elevated in male and female M(2) muscarinic receptor knockout mice
    M E Rhodes
    Center for Neurosciences Research, Allegheny Singer Research Institute, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15650 2690, USA
    J Neuroendocrinol 17:817-26. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Functional sex differences ('sexual diergism') of central nervous system cholinergic systems, vasopressin, and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity in mammals: a selective review
    M E Rhodes
    Center for Neurosciences Research, MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Brain Res Brain Res Rev 30:135-52. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Plasma leptin suppression by arginine vasopressin in normal women and men
    Robert T Rubin
    Center for Neurosciences Research, Drexel University College of Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, 320 East North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 4772, USA
    Life Sci 72:1209-20. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Environmental enrichment lowers stress-responsive hormones in singly housed male and female rats
    Emily E Belz
    Center for Neurosciences Research, Allegheny Singer Research Institute, Allegheny General Hospital, 8 S T, 320 East North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 76:481-6. 2003

Collaborators

  • R T Rubin
  • Emily E Belz
  • Melissa A Moidel
  • R Kenneth Czambel
  • Jamilyn S Kennell

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Sexual diergism in rat hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses to cholinergic stimulation and antagonism
    M E Rhodes
    Center for Neurosciences Research, Allegheny Singer Research Institute, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Brain Res Bull 54:101-13. 2001
    ..Similar to their effects on ACTH responses, MEC attenuated, and SCOP enhanced, CORT responses to PHYSO. These results suggest that cholinergic receptor subtypes may influence HPA axis activity differentially in male and female rats...
  2. ncbi request reprint Male-female differences in rat hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses to nicotine stimulation
    M E Rhodes
    Center for Neurosciences Research, Allegheny Singer Research Institute, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Brain Res Bull 54:681-8. 2001
    ..Hormone responses following NIC were similar to hormone responses following SCOP + PHYSO. These results suggest nicotinic receptors influence the HPA axis differentially in male and female rats...
  3. ncbi request reprint Estrous cycle influences on sexual diergism of HPA axis responses to cholinergic stimulation in rats
    Michael E Rhodes
    Center for Neurosciences Research, Allegheny Singer Research Institute, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Brain Res Bull 59:217-25. 2002
    ..These effects are likely due to differences in circulating sex steroids and their actions within the brain...
  4. ncbi request reprint Rat estrous cycle influences the sexual diergism of HPA axis stimulation by nicotine
    Michael E Rhodes
    Center for Neurosciences Research, Allegheny Singer Research Institute, Allegheny General Hospital, 8 S T, 320 E North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Brain Res Bull 64:205-13. 2004
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  5. ncbi request reprint Hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal cortical responses to low-dose physostigmine and arginine vasopressin administration: sex differences between major depressives and matched control subjects
    R T Rubin
    Center for Neurosciences Research, MCP Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 4772, USA
    Psychiatry Res 89:1-20. 1999
    ..The low dose of PHYSO used may represent a useful paradigm for central cholinergic stimulation of the HPA axis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone responses to low-dose physostigmine administration: functional sex differences (sexual diergism) between major depressives and matched controls
    R T Rubin
    Center for Neurosciences Research, Drexel University College of Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 4772, USA
    Psychol Med 33:655-65. 2003
    ..Because growth hormone (GH) secretion also is influenced by cholinergic mechanisms, we measured GH in the samples from this study...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pituitary-adrenal responses to cholinergic stimulation and acute mild stress are differentially elevated in male and female M(2) muscarinic receptor knockout mice
    M E Rhodes
    Center for Neurosciences Research, Allegheny Singer Research Institute, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15650 2690, USA
    J Neuroendocrinol 17:817-26. 2005
    ..Because ACTH and corticosterone responses were greater in male and female M(2) KO mice, the M(2) receptor appears to dampen the stress response...
  8. ncbi request reprint Functional sex differences ('sexual diergism') of central nervous system cholinergic systems, vasopressin, and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity in mammals: a selective review
    M E Rhodes
    Center for Neurosciences Research, MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Brain Res Brain Res Rev 30:135-52. 1999
    ..This review focuses on the sexual diergism of CNS cholinergic and vasopressinergic systems and their relationship to the HPA axis, with resulting implications for the study of behavior, disease, and therapeutics...
  9. ncbi request reprint Plasma leptin suppression by arginine vasopressin in normal women and men
    Robert T Rubin
    Center for Neurosciences Research, Drexel University College of Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, 320 East North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 4772, USA
    Life Sci 72:1209-20. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Environmental enrichment lowers stress-responsive hormones in singly housed male and female rats
    Emily E Belz
    Center for Neurosciences Research, Allegheny Singer Research Institute, Allegheny General Hospital, 8 S T, 320 East North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 76:481-6. 2003
    ..These results are important because low, stable baselines are essential for accurately discerning pharmacological and other influences on the HPA axis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sexual diergism of baseline plasma leptin and leptin suppression by arginine vasopressin in major depressives and matched controls
    Robert T Rubin
    Center for Neurosciences Research, Drexel University College of Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, 320 East North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 4772, USA
    Psychiatry Res 113:255-68. 2002
    ..81). These findings indicate a sexual diergism (functional sex difference) in plasma leptin measures between major depressives and matched normal controls...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sexual diergism of hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal cortical responses to low-dose physotigmine in elderly vs. young women and men
    Robert T Rubin
    Center for Neurosciences Research, MCP Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 26:672-81. 2002
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  13. ncbi request reprint Novel in vitro perfusion system for the determination of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses
    Melissa A Moidel
    Center for Neurosciences Research, Allegheny Singer Research Institute, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    J Pharmacol Toxicol Methods 53:264-71. 2006
    ..In vivo studies have shown functional sex differences (sexual diergism) in HPA responses to cholinergic drugs, and in the present in vitro study, we examine these differences at several levels of the HPA axis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone responses to low-dose physostigmine in elderly vs. young women and men
    Robert T Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Gerontology 52:76-84. 2006
    ..However, there have been only a few studies of a potential sex difference in GH responses to cholinesterase inhibitors in elderly subjects, with mixed results...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adrenal cortical responses to low- and high-dose ACTH(1-24) administration in major depressives vs. matched controls
    Robert T Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health 116, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Psychiatry Res 143:43-50. 2006
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Sequence of pituitary-adrenal cortical hormone responses to low-dose physostigmine administration in young adult women and men
    Robert T Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health 116A, VA Greater LA Healthcare System, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Life Sci 79:2260-8. 2006
    ..These findings further support the concept of sexual diergism (functional sex difference) in the influence of CNS cholinergic systems on HPA hormone secretion...