Russell D Romeo

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Affiliation: The Rockefeller University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Stress and the adolescent brain
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, Box 165, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1094:202-14. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Testosterone cannot activate an adult-like stress response in prepubertal male rats
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA
    Neuroendocrinology 79:125-32. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in hippocampal estradiol-induced N-methyl-D-aspartic acid binding and ultrastructural localization of estrogen receptor-alpha
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, Box 165, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neuroendocrinology 81:391-9. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The effects of acute stress and pubertal development on metabolic hormones in the rat
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Stress 10:101-6. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Stress-induced progesterone secretion and progesterone receptor immunoreactivity in the paraventricular nucleus are modulated by pubertal development in male rats
    Russell D Romeo
    The Rockefeller University, Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Stress 8:265-71. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Age- and stress-induced changes in corticotropin-releasing hormone mRNA expression in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neuroendocrinology 85:199-206. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Steroid-induced hippocampal synaptic plasticity: sex differences and similarities
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, Box 165, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neuron Glia Biol 1:219-29. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Stress history and pubertal development interact to shape hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis plasticity
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Endocrinology 147:1664-74. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Differential stress reactivity in intact and ovariectomized prepubertal and adult female rats
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neuroendocrinology 80:387-93. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Dihydrotestosterone increases hippocampal N-methyl-D-aspartate binding but does not affect choline acetyltransferase cell number in the forebrain or choline transporter levels in the CA1 region of adult male rats
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, Box 165, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Endocrinology 146:2091-7. 2005

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Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Stress and the adolescent brain
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, Box 165, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1094:202-14. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Testosterone cannot activate an adult-like stress response in prepubertal male rats
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA
    Neuroendocrinology 79:125-32. 2004
    ..Thus, we conclude that the HPA neuroendocrine axis is further shaped during pubertal development to allow for the emergence of a more tightly regulated stress response in adulthood...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in hippocampal estradiol-induced N-methyl-D-aspartic acid binding and ultrastructural localization of estrogen receptor-alpha
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, Box 165, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neuroendocrinology 81:391-9. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint The effects of acute stress and pubertal development on metabolic hormones in the rat
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Stress 10:101-6. 2007
    ..Furthermore, though stage of development significantly affects the levels of peripheral metabolic hormones such as insulin, T4 and T3, acute stress does not appreciably influence their secretion before or after puberty...
  5. ncbi request reprint Stress-induced progesterone secretion and progesterone receptor immunoreactivity in the paraventricular nucleus are modulated by pubertal development in male rats
    Russell D Romeo
    The Rockefeller University, Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Stress 8:265-71. 2005
    ..However, given the pleiotropic effects of progesterone on male physiology and behaviour, it is likely that the disparate post-stress exposure to progesterone affects the prepubertal and adult male differently...
  6. ncbi request reprint Age- and stress-induced changes in corticotropin-releasing hormone mRNA expression in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neuroendocrinology 85:199-206. 2007
    ..Interestingly, in response to repeated restraint, neither age nor stress significantly influence CRH expression. Together, these data indicate that both age and experience with stress interact to modulate CRH expression in the PVN...
  7. ncbi request reprint Steroid-induced hippocampal synaptic plasticity: sex differences and similarities
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, Box 165, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neuron Glia Biol 1:219-29. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Stress history and pubertal development interact to shape hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis plasticity
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Endocrinology 147:1664-74. 2006
    ..These data indicate that experience-dependent plasticity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal neuroendocrine axis is significantly influenced by pubertal maturation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Differential stress reactivity in intact and ovariectomized prepubertal and adult female rats
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neuroendocrinology 80:387-93. 2004
    ..Furthermore, these data demonstrate additional development of the HPA axis during pubertal maturation, resulting in a more quickly terminated stress response in adulthood...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dihydrotestosterone increases hippocampal N-methyl-D-aspartate binding but does not affect choline acetyltransferase cell number in the forebrain or choline transporter levels in the CA1 region of adult male rats
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, Box 165, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Endocrinology 146:2091-7. 2005
    ..However, unlike E-treated females, these data suggest that DHT does not influence cholinergic inputs to the hippocampus...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pubertal maturation and time of day differentially affect behavioral and neuroendocrine responses following an acute stressor
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Horm Behav 50:463-8. 2006
    ..These data indicate that pubertal development and time of day interact to modulate post-stress behavior and demonstrate a dissociation between post-stress hormonal and behavioral responses...
  12. pmc Uncovering the mechanisms of estrogen effects on hippocampal function
    Joanna L Spencer
    Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, 1300 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Front Neuroendocrinol 29:219-37. 2008
    ..Finally, estrogen may signal through both nuclear and extranuclear hippocampal estrogen receptors to achieve its downstream effects...
  13. ncbi request reprint Glucocorticoid receptor mRNA expression in the hippocampal formation of male rats before and after pubertal development in response to acute or repeated stress
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA
    Neuroendocrinology 87:160-7. 2008
    ..These data point to a dissociation between differential stress-induced corticosterone responses and regulation of hippocampal GR levels in prepubertal and adult animals...
  14. pmc Divergent stress-induced neuroendocrine and behavioral responses prior to puberty
    Patina Lui
    Barnard College of Columbia University, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and Behavior Program, Milbank Hall, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Physiol Behav 107:104-11. 2012
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  15. pmc Regulation of CART mRNA by stress and corticosteroids in the hippocampus and amygdala
    Richard G Hunter
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, Rockefeller University, New York, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Brain Res 1152:234-40. 2007
    ..Our data establish that CART expression is regulated by stress in a regionally and time specific manner and that CART is regulated by corticosteroid actions in the hippocampus...
  16. doi request reprint Estrogenic regulation of gene and protein expression within the amygdala of female mice
    Aaron M Jasnow
    Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Endocrine 32:271-9. 2007
    ..However, CaMKII protein levels were not different, and CaMKIV protein levels increased 2 h post-EB treatment. These results indicate that estrogen regulates CaMK gene expression and protein levels within the amygdala...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine and behavioral development during puberty: a tale of two axes
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Vitam Horm 71:1-25. 2005
    ..Furthermore, we suggest that perturbations of the developing nervous system during this period of maturation may result in deleterious outcomes in the future physiological and behavioral function of an individual on reaching adulthood...
  18. doi request reprint The transformation of hormonal stress responses throughout puberty and adolescence
    Allison R Foilb
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and Behavior Program, Barnard College of Columbia University, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Endocrinol 210:391-8. 2011
    ..Collectively, these results indicate that shifts in hormonal stress responses occur throughout adolescent maturation and that these responses show distinct developmental profiles...
  19. pmc The pubertal-related decline in cellular proliferation and neurogenesis in the dentate gyrus of male rats is independent of the pubertal rise in gonadal hormones
    Amy Ho
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and Behavior Program, Barnard College of Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
    Dev Neurobiol 72:743-52. 2012
    ..These data indicate that the pubertal-related decline in hippocampal cellular proliferation and neurogenesis is independent of the pubertal change in gonadal hormones...
  20. pmc Diurnal regulation of the gastrin-releasing peptide receptor in the mouse circadian clock
    Ilia N Karatsoreos
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 23:1047-53. 2006
    ..Together, the present findings reveal that changes in GRPr are light driven and not endogenously organized. Diurnal variation in GRPr activity probably underlies intra-SCN signaling important for entrainment and phase shifting...
  21. ncbi request reprint Maternal separation suppresses TGF alpha mRNA expression in the prefrontal cortex of male and female neonatal C57BL/6 mice
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Ave, Box 165, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 152:73-7. 2004
    ..TGF alpha expression was unaffected by MS in the hippocampus. These data indicate that MS leads to a brain region-specific suppression of TGF alpha expression early in development...
  22. pmc Estrogen alters hippocampal dendritic spine shape and enhances synaptic protein immunoreactivity and spatial memory in female mice
    Chenjian Li
    Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:2185-90. 2004
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  23. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and fear behaviors in adult male and female C57BL/6 mice are modulated by maternal separation
    Russell D Romeo
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Horm Behav 43:561-7. 2003
    ..These results indicate that the emotionality of adult male and female mice can be modulated by maternal separation. However, this effect is dependent on the sex of the offspring and the phase of the estrous cycle of the female...
  24. doi request reprint The effects of stress on play and home cage behaviors in adolescent male rats
    Zoe A Klein
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and Behavior Program, Barnard College of Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 52:62-70. 2010
    ..Together, these data indicate that both acute and repeated stress significantly affect social behaviors during adolescence...
  25. doi request reprint Changes in hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal stress responsiveness before and after puberty in rats
    Zoe A Klein
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and Behavior Program, Barnard College of Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Horm Behav 64:357-63. 2013
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  26. doi request reprint Adolescence: a central event in shaping stress reactivity
    Russell D Romeo
    Department of Psychology, and Neuroscience and Behavior Program, Barnard College of Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 52:244-53. 2010
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  27. ncbi request reprint Methylphenidate administration to juvenile rats alters brain areas involved in cognition, motivated behaviors, appetite, and stress
    Jason D Gray
    Division of Neurobiology, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Neurosci 27:7196-207. 2007
    ..Although the observed neuroanatomical changes largely resolve with time, chronic modulation of young brains with MPH may exert effects on brain neurochemistry that modify some behaviors even in adulthood...
  28. ncbi request reprint The influence of poststress social factors on hormonal reactivity in prepubertal male rats
    Baila S Hall
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and Behavior Program, Barnard College of Columbia University, New York, NY, 10027
    Dev Psychobiol 56:1061-9. 2014
    ..2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Dev Psychobiol 56: 1061-1069, 2014. ..
  29. ncbi request reprint Testosterone, puberty, and the pattern of male aggression in Syrian hamsters
    Russell D Romeo
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 43:102-8. 2003
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  30. ncbi request reprint Estradiol increases pre- and post-synaptic proteins in the CA1 region of the hippocampus in female rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)
    Janet M Choi
    Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
    Endocrinology 144:4734-8. 2003
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  31. ncbi request reprint Modification of social memory, hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, and brain asymmetry by neonatal novelty exposure
    Akaysha C Tang
    Department of Psychology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
    J Neurosci 23:8254-60. 2003
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  32. ncbi request reprint Increased expression of forebrain GnRH mRNA and changes in testosterone negative feedback following pubertal maturation
    Heather N Richardson
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 214:63-70. 2004
    ..Furthermore, the pubertal increase in GnRH mRNA appears to occur via steroid feedback-independent mechanisms in the male Syrian hamster...
  33. pmc Social competitiveness and plasticity of neuroendocrine function in old age: influence of neonatal novelty exposure and maternal care reliability
    Katherine G Akers
    Department of Psychology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2840. 2008
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  34. ncbi request reprint Estradiol induces hypothalamic progesterone receptors but does not activate mating behavior in male hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus) before puberty
    Russell D Romeo
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Behav Neurosci 116:198-205. 2002
    ..Therefore, gonadal steroids facilitate male reproductive behavior only after as-yet-unidentified developmental processes occur during puberty...
  35. ncbi request reprint Female pheromones stimulate release of luteinizing hormone and testosterone without altering GnRH mRNA in adult male Syrian hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus)
    Heather N Richardson
    Departments of Psychology and Neuroscience Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 138:211-7. 2004
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  36. ncbi request reprint Effects of long-term estrogen replacement on social investigation and social memory in ovariectomized C57BL/6 mice
    Akaysha C Tang
    Department of Psychology, University of New Mexico, Logan Hall, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Horm Behav 47:350-7. 2005
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  37. ncbi request reprint Maternal influences on adult stress and anxiety-like behavior in C57BL/6J and BALB/cJ mice: a cross-fostering study
    Kristianne Priebe
    Department of Psychology, University of California Santa Barbara, 93106 9660, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 47:398-407. 2005
    ..Cross-fostering did alter anxiety-like behavior and basal corticosterone levels, which suggests that while genetic differences account for some of the variations between these two strains early rearing conditions also contribute...
  38. ncbi request reprint Early life modulators and predictors of adult synaptic plasticity
    Katherine G Akers
    Department of Psychology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 87131, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 24:547-54. 2006
    ..Therefore, individual differences in emotional responses present during the juvenile stage may contribute to adult individual differences in cellular mechanisms that underlie learning and memory...
  39. pmc Programming social, cognitive, and neuroendocrine development by early exposure to novelty
    Akaysha C Tang
    Department of Psychology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:15716-21. 2006
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  40. ncbi request reprint Stress and disease: is being female a predisposing factor?
    Jill B Becker
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Neurosci 27:11851-5. 2007
  41. ncbi request reprint Medial preoptic area dopaminergic responses to female pheromones develop during puberty in the male Syrian hamster
    Kalynn M Schulz
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Brain Res 988:139-45. 2003
    ..The absence of a DA response to female pheromones prior to puberty may contribute to the inability of prepubertal males to display reproductive behavior...
  42. ncbi request reprint Puberty and the maturation of the male brain and sexual behavior: recasting a behavioral potential
    Russell D Romeo
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 26:381-91. 2002
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Research Grants1

  1. Sex Differences in Hippocampal Synaptic Protein & mRNA
    Russell Romeo; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Finally, additional experiments will provide novel information on how exposure to steroid hormones during prenatal development sexually differentiates the ability of estrogen to affect hippocampal synapses. ..