JACLYN MARIE SCHWARZ

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Steroid-induced sexual differentiation of the developing brain: multiple pathways, one goal
    Jaclyn M Schwarz
    Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Neurochem 105:1561-72. 2008
  2. pmc Estradiol induces hypothalamic dendritic spines by enhancing glutamate release: a mechanism for organizational sex differences
    Jaclyn M Schwarz
    Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 212101, USA
    Neuron 58:584-98. 2008
  3. pmc The role of neonatal NMDA receptor activation in defeminization and masculinization of sex behavior in the rat
    Jaclyn M Schwarz
    Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Horm Behav 54:662-8. 2008

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. pmc Steroid-induced sexual differentiation of the developing brain: multiple pathways, one goal
    Jaclyn M Schwarz
    Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Neurochem 105:1561-72. 2008
    ..Elucidating how steroids alter brain development sheds light on how individual variation in neuronal phenotype is established during a critical period...
  2. pmc Estradiol induces hypothalamic dendritic spines by enhancing glutamate release: a mechanism for organizational sex differences
    Jaclyn M Schwarz
    Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 212101, USA
    Neuron 58:584-98. 2008
    ..These results reveal a transneuronal mechanism by which estradiol acts during a sensitive period to establish a profound and lasting sex difference in hypothalamic synaptic patterning...
  3. pmc The role of neonatal NMDA receptor activation in defeminization and masculinization of sex behavior in the rat
    Jaclyn M Schwarz
    Program in Neuroscience, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Horm Behav 54:662-8. 2008
    ..However, enhancing NMDA receptor activation during the same critical period mimics estradiol to permanently induce both defeminization and masculinization of sexual behavior...

Research Grants1

  1. Estradiol and Glutamate in the Developing Hypothalamus
    JACLYN SCHWARZ; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These diseases are frequently disorders of neurochemicals or wiring. Understanding how sex effects normal brain development is necessary to understand how it may develop abnormally in psychiatric disorders. ..