Elizabeth M Waters

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Affiliation: The Rockefeller University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Estrogen and aging affect the synaptic distribution of estrogen receptor β-immunoreactivity in the CA1 region of female rat hippocampus
    Elizabeth M Waters
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Brain Res 1379:86-97. 2011
  2. pmc Ultrastructural localization of extranuclear progestin receptors in the rat hippocampal formation
    Elizabeth M Waters
    Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10065, USA
    J Comp Neurol 511:34-46. 2008
  3. pmc Age- and hormone-regulation of opioid peptides and synaptic proteins in the rat dorsal hippocampal formation
    Tanya J Williams
    Division of Neurobiology, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Brain Res 1379:71-85. 2011
  4. pmc Sex and estrogen receptor expression influence opioid peptide levels in the mouse hippocampal mossy fiber pathway
    Tracey A Van Kempen
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College, 407 East 61st Street, New York, NY 10065, United States Electronic address
    Neurosci Lett 552:66-70. 2013
  5. pmc Stress differentially alters mu opioid receptor density and trafficking in parvalbumin-containing interneurons in the female and male rat hippocampus
    Teresa A Milner
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College, 407 East 61st Street, New York, New York, 10065 Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, New York, 10065
    Synapse 67:757-72. 2013
  6. pmc Cellular and subcellular localization of estrogen and progestin receptor immunoreactivities in the mouse hippocampus
    Katherine L Mitterling
    Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10065, USA
    J Comp Neurol 518:2729-43. 2010
  7. pmc Ovarian steroids alter mu opioid receptor trafficking in hippocampal parvalbumin GABAergic interneurons
    Annelyn Torres-Reveron
    Division of Neurobiology, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical College, 407 East 61st Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Exp Neurol 219:319-27. 2009
  8. pmc The influences of reproductive status and acute stress on the levels of phosphorylated delta opioid receptor immunoreactivity in rat hippocampus
    Suzanne R Burstein
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College, 407 East 61st Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Brain Res 1518:71-81. 2013
  9. pmc Estrogen receptor alpha and beta specific agonists regulate expression of synaptic proteins in rat hippocampus
    Elizabeth M Waters
    Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Brain Res 1290:1-11. 2009
  10. pmc Ovarian steroids modulate leu-enkephalin levels and target leu-enkephalinergic profiles in the female hippocampal mossy fiber pathway
    Annelyn Torres-Reveron
    Division of Neurobiology, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical College, 411 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Brain Res 1232:70-84. 2008

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  1. pmc Estrogen and aging affect the synaptic distribution of estrogen receptor β-immunoreactivity in the CA1 region of female rat hippocampus
    Elizabeth M Waters
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Brain Res 1379:86-97. 2011
    ..This suggests that synaptic ERβ may be a more responsive target to E, particularly in aged females...
  2. pmc Ultrastructural localization of extranuclear progestin receptors in the rat hippocampal formation
    Elizabeth M Waters
    Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10065, USA
    J Comp Neurol 511:34-46. 2008
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  3. pmc Age- and hormone-regulation of opioid peptides and synaptic proteins in the rat dorsal hippocampal formation
    Tanya J Williams
    Division of Neurobiology, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Brain Res 1379:71-85. 2011
    ..Moreover, they lend credence to the "window of opportunity" hypothesis during which hormone replacement can modulate hippocampal structure and circuitry to improve cognitive outcomes...
  4. pmc Sex and estrogen receptor expression influence opioid peptide levels in the mouse hippocampal mossy fiber pathway
    Tracey A Van Kempen
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College, 407 East 61st Street, New York, NY 10065, United States Electronic address
    Neurosci Lett 552:66-70. 2013
    ..This may be due to species-specific differences in the mossy fiber pathway. However, in the mouse, DYN levels are regulated by exogenous EB in the absence of ERα possibly via an ERβ-mediated pathway requiring new gene transcription...
  5. pmc Stress differentially alters mu opioid receptor density and trafficking in parvalbumin-containing interneurons in the female and male rat hippocampus
    Teresa A Milner
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College, 407 East 61st Street, New York, New York, 10065 Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, New York, 10065
    Synapse 67:757-72. 2013
    ..Furthermore, they suggest that CIS could affect principal cell excitability in a manner that maintains learning processes in females but not males...
  6. pmc Cellular and subcellular localization of estrogen and progestin receptor immunoreactivities in the mouse hippocampus
    Katherine L Mitterling
    Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10065, USA
    J Comp Neurol 518:2729-43. 2010
    ....
  7. pmc Ovarian steroids alter mu opioid receptor trafficking in hippocampal parvalbumin GABAergic interneurons
    Annelyn Torres-Reveron
    Division of Neurobiology, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical College, 407 East 61st Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Exp Neurol 219:319-27. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc The influences of reproductive status and acute stress on the levels of phosphorylated delta opioid receptor immunoreactivity in rat hippocampus
    Suzanne R Burstein
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College, 407 East 61st Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Brain Res 1518:71-81. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that hippocampal levels of phosphorylated DORs vary with estrous cycle phase and that acute stress may dampen the differential effects of hormones on DOR activation in females...
  9. pmc Estrogen receptor alpha and beta specific agonists regulate expression of synaptic proteins in rat hippocampus
    Elizabeth M Waters
    Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Brain Res 1290:1-11. 2009
    ..Moreover, the effects of estradiol treatment on PSD-95 expression are consistent with a growing body of evidence that this postsynaptic protein is a key marker of estrogen action related to spine synapse formation...
  10. pmc Ovarian steroids modulate leu-enkephalin levels and target leu-enkephalinergic profiles in the female hippocampal mossy fiber pathway
    Annelyn Torres-Reveron
    Division of Neurobiology, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical College, 411 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Brain Res 1232:70-84. 2008
    ..The present studies indicate that estrogen can modulate LENK in subregions of the MF pathway in a dose-and time-dependent manner. These effects might be triggered by direct activation of ERbeta or PR in LENK-containing terminals...
  11. pmc Membrane trafficking of NADPH oxidase p47(phox) in paraventricular hypothalamic neurons parallels local free radical production in angiotensin II slow-pressor hypertension
    Christal G Coleman
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10065, USA
    J Neurosci 33:4308-16. 2013
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  12. pmc BDNF variant Val66Met interacts with estrous cycle in the control of hippocampal function
    Joanna L Spencer
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:4395-400. 2010
    ..The variant BDNF Val66Met should therefore be considered as a strong candidate for mediating genetic differences in ovarian steroid-related behavioral changes and disorders...
  13. pmc Angiotensin II-induced hypertension differentially affects estrogen and progestin receptors in central autonomic regulatory areas of female rats
    Teresa A Milner
    Division of Neurobiology, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical College, 411 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Exp Neurol 212:393-406. 2008
    ..Considering that ERalpha counteracts the central and peripheral effects of AngII, these receptor changes may underlie adaptive responses that protect females from the deleterious effects of hypertension...
  14. 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...
  15. pmc Distribution of phosphorylated TrkB receptor in the mouse hippocampal formation depends on sex and estrous cycle stage
    Joanna L Spencer-Segal
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Neurosci 31:6780-90. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that presynaptic TrkB is positioned to modulate estradiol-mediated and BDNF-dependent synaptic plasticity. Furthermore, they suggest a novel role for TrkB in microglial function in the neuroimmune system...
  16. ncbi Estrogen induces caspase-dependent cell death during hypothalamic development
    Elizabeth M Waters
    Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10065, USA
    J Neurosci 29:9714-8. 2009
    ..Thus, in contrast to the more widespread neuroprotective actions of sex steroids in the mammalian nervous system, in the AVPV estrogen regulates dopaminergic neuron number through a caspase-dependent mechanism of apoptotic cell death...
  17. pmc Estrogen effects on the brain: actions beyond the hypothalamus via novel mechanisms
    Bruce S McEwen
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, Box 165, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Behav Neurosci 126:4-16. 2012
    ..This exciting and growing field involving many laboratories continues to reshape our ideas and approaches to neuroendocrinology both at the bench and the bedside...
  18. doi Degenerating processes identified by electron microscopic immunocytochemical methods
    Teresa A Milner
    Division of Neurobiology, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 793:23-59. 2011
    ..The information obtained can be further refined through the use of dual immunolabeling, which can provide additional data on the phenotype of the degenerating process and inputs to the process...
  19. doi Hippocampal mossy fiber leu-enkephalin immunoreactivity in female rats is significantly altered following both acute and chronic stress
    Joseph P Pierce
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College, 407 East 61st Street, New York, NY 10065, United States
    J Chem Neuroanat 55:9-17. 2014
    ..These findings suggest that alterations in leu-enkephalin levels following stress could play an important role in the sex-specific responses that females display in learning processes, including those important in addiction. ..
  20. ncbi Extranuclear estrogen receptor beta immunoreactivity is on doublecortin-containing cells in the adult and neonatal rat dentate gyrus
    Scott P Herrick
    Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Brain Res 1121:46-58. 2006
    ..These findings are consistent with data showing that estrogens can exert non-genomic effects directly and indirectly on newly generated cells in neonatal and adult rat dentate gyrus...
  21. pmc Accelerated ovarian failure: a novel, chemically induced animal model of menopause
    Tracey A Van Kempen
    Division of Neurobiology, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Brain Res 1379:176-87. 2011
    ..e., a window of opportunity) during perimenopause for restoring ovarian hormones for the most efficacious effect on memory and mood disorders as well as other menopausal symptoms...
  22. pmc Distribution of estrogen receptor β containing cells in the brains of bacterial artificial chromosome transgenic mice
    Teresa A Milner
    Division of Neurobiology, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical College, 407 East 61st Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Brain Res 1351:74-96. 2010
    ..These findings support the utility of Esr2 BAC transgenic reporter mice for future studies understanding the role of ERbeta in CNS function...
  23. doi CD11c/EYFP transgene illuminates a discrete network of dendritic cells within the embryonic, neonatal, adult, and injured mouse brain
    Karen Bulloch
    Laboratory of Cellular Physiology and Immunology, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10065, USA
    J Comp Neurol 508:687-710. 2008
    ..Collectively, these findings suggest a new member of the dendritic cell family residing among the heterogeneous microglia population...
  24. ncbi 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
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  25. ncbi Behavioral and biological effects of chronic S18986, a positive AMPA receptor modulator, during aging
    Erik B Bloss
    The Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Exp Neurol 210:109-17. 2008
    ..These results provide a framework for further studies of the potentially beneficial effects of AMPAR modulators on brain aging...