Rachel A Kohman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Voluntary wheel running enhances contextual but not trace fear conditioning
    Rachel A Kohman
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Beckman Institute, Urbana, IL 61801 3873, USA
    Behav Brain Res 226:1-7. 2012
  2. pmc Wheel running attenuates microglia proliferation and increases expression of a proneurogenic phenotype in the hippocampus of aged mice
    Rachel A Kohman
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Beckman Institute, Urbana, IL 61801 3873, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 26:803-10. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Aging microglia: relevance to cognition and neural plasticity
    Rachel A Kohman
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Beckman Institute, Urbana, IL, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 934:193-218. 2012
  4. pmc Voluntary wheel running reverses age-induced changes in hippocampal gene expression
    Rachel A Kohman
    Department of Psychology, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e22654. 2011
  5. pmc Differential sensitivity to endotoxin exposure in young and middle-age mice
    Rachel A Kohman
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 24:486-92. 2010
  6. pmc New neurons generated from running are broadly recruited into neuronal activation associated with three different hippocampus-involved tasks
    Peter J Clark
    Department of Psychology, The Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA
    Hippocampus 22:1860-7. 2012
  7. pmc Effects of minocycline on spatial learning, hippocampal neurogenesis and microglia in aged and adult mice
    Rachel A Kohman
    University of North Carolina Wilmington, Department of Psychology, Wilmington, NC 28403 5612, USA
    Behav Brain Res 242:17-24. 2013
  8. pmc Adult hippocampal neurogenesis and c-Fos induction during escalation of voluntary wheel running in C57BL/6J mice
    Peter J Clark
    Department of Psychology, The Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 405 N Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Behav Brain Res 213:246-52. 2010
  9. pmc Neurogenesis, inflammation and behavior
    Rachel A Kohman
    Department of Psychology, Beckman Institute, 405 N Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, United States
    Brain Behav Immun 27:22-32. 2013
  10. doi request reprint The effects of age on lipopolysaccharide-induced cognitive deficits and interleukin-1β expression
    Andrew J Tarr
    Department of Psychology, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX 76129, USA
    Behav Brain Res 217:481-5. 2011

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Voluntary wheel running enhances contextual but not trace fear conditioning
    Rachel A Kohman
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Beckman Institute, Urbana, IL 61801 3873, USA
    Behav Brain Res 226:1-7. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Wheel running attenuates microglia proliferation and increases expression of a proneurogenic phenotype in the hippocampus of aged mice
    Rachel A Kohman
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Beckman Institute, Urbana, IL 61801 3873, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 26:803-10. 2012
    ..Additionally, running enhanced survival of new neurons in both age groups. Findings suggest that wheel running may attenuate microglia division and promote a proneurogenic phenotype in aged mice...
  3. ncbi request reprint Aging microglia: relevance to cognition and neural plasticity
    Rachel A Kohman
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Beckman Institute, Urbana, IL, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 934:193-218. 2012
    ..Discovering factors that induce neuroinflammation and investigating potential preventative therapies is expected to uncover the ways of maintaining normal microglia activity in the aged brain...
  4. pmc Voluntary wheel running reverses age-induced changes in hippocampal gene expression
    Rachel A Kohman
    Department of Psychology, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e22654. 2011
    ..Collectively, findings show that even late-onset exercise may attenuate age-related changes in gene expression and identifies possible pathways through which exercise may exert its beneficial effects...
  5. pmc Differential sensitivity to endotoxin exposure in young and middle-age mice
    Rachel A Kohman
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 24:486-92. 2010
    ..Collectively, the data suggest that middle-age subjects are more sensitive to an immune insult...
  6. pmc New neurons generated from running are broadly recruited into neuronal activation associated with three different hippocampus-involved tasks
    Peter J Clark
    Department of Psychology, The Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA
    Hippocampus 22:1860-7. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Effects of minocycline on spatial learning, hippocampal neurogenesis and microglia in aged and adult mice
    Rachel A Kohman
    University of North Carolina Wilmington, Department of Psychology, Wilmington, NC 28403 5612, USA
    Behav Brain Res 242:17-24. 2013
    ..Collectively, the data indicate that treatment with minocycline may recover some aspects of cognitive decline associated with aging, but the effect appears to be unrelated to adult hippocampal neurogenesis...
  8. pmc Adult hippocampal neurogenesis and c-Fos induction during escalation of voluntary wheel running in C57BL/6J mice
    Peter J Clark
    Department of Psychology, The Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 405 N Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Behav Brain Res 213:246-52. 2010
    ..We conclude that sustained running maintains a stable rate of neurogenesis above sedentary via activity-dependent increases in differentiation and survival, not proliferation, of progenitor cells in the C57BL/6J model...
  9. pmc Neurogenesis, inflammation and behavior
    Rachel A Kohman
    Department of Psychology, Beckman Institute, 405 N Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, United States
    Brain Behav Immun 27:22-32. 2013
    ....
  10. doi request reprint The effects of age on lipopolysaccharide-induced cognitive deficits and interleukin-1β expression
    Andrew J Tarr
    Department of Psychology, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX 76129, USA
    Behav Brain Res 217:481-5. 2011
    ..The findings suggest that age and immune activation combine to impair learning and memory consolidation processes, and that increased central IL-1β production may play a role...
  11. doi request reprint Influence of prenatal stress on behavioral, endocrine, and cytokine responses to adulthood bacterial endotoxin exposure
    Rachel A Kohman
    Department of Psychology, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX 76129, USA
    Behav Brain Res 193:257-68. 2008
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  12. pmc Exercise reduces activation of microglia isolated from hippocampus and brain of aged mice
    Rachel A Kohman
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Beckman Institute, Urbana, IL 61801 3873, USA
    J Neuroinflammation 10:114. 2013
    ..Therefore, we evaluated changes in basal microglia activation in cells isolated from the hippocampus and remaining brain following running-wheel access...
  13. doi request reprint Systemic lipopolysaccharide plus MPTP as a model of dopamine loss and gait instability in C57Bl/6J mice
    Stefanie L Byler
    Texas Christian University, Department of Psychology, Fort Worth, TX, USA
    Behav Brain Res 198:434-9. 2009
    ..These data are consistent with the view that nigrostriatal dopamine neurons might succumb after time to multiple toxic agents that independently may have only a transient, adverse effect...
  14. ncbi request reprint Bacterial endotoxin-induced behavioral alterations in two variations of the Morris water maze
    Nathan L Sparkman
    Department of Psychology, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, 76129, USA
    Physiol Behav 86:244-51. 2005
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  15. ncbi request reprint Peripheral lipopolysaccharide administration impairs two-way active avoidance conditioning in C57BL/6J mice
    Nathan L Sparkman
    Department of Psychology, Texas Christian University, TCU Box 298920, Fort Worth, TX 76129, USA
    Physiol Behav 85:278-88. 2005
    ..These results support the theory that peripheral immune stimuli may induce deleterious effects on learning, and extend the work to a negatively reinforced operant procedure...