Amber D Shaffer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Early-in-life bladder inflammation alters U50,488H but not morphine-induced inhibition of visceromotor responses to urinary bladder distension
    Amber D Shaffer
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Psychology, CH 415, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Neurosci Lett 534:150-4. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Early in life bladder inflammation alters opioid peptide content in the spinal cord and bladder of adult female rats
    Amber D Shaffer
    Division of Behavioral Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Urol 189:352-8. 2013
  3. pmc Effects of acute adult and early-in-life bladder inflammation on bladder neuropeptides in adult female rats
    Amber D Shaffer
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    BMC Urol 11:18. 2011
  4. pmc Neonatal bladder inflammation produces functional changes and alters neuropeptide content in bladders of adult female rats
    Jennifer DeBerry
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
    J Pain 11:247-55. 2010
  5. pmc Effect of estrogen on bladder nociception in rats
    Meredith T Robbins
    Division of Pain Treatment, Department of Anesthesiology and Division of Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Urol 183:1201-5. 2010
  6. pmc Serotonergic and noradrenergic facilitation of the visceromotor reflex evoked by urinary bladder distension in rats with inflamed bladders
    Alan Randich
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Neurosci Lett 442:253-6. 2008

Collaborators

  • Jennifer DeBerry
  • Meredith T Robbins
  • Chelsea L Ball
  • Hannah Mebane
  • Alan Randich
  • Timothy J Ness

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc Early-in-life bladder inflammation alters U50,488H but not morphine-induced inhibition of visceromotor responses to urinary bladder distension
    Amber D Shaffer
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Psychology, CH 415, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Neurosci Lett 534:150-4. 2013
    ..v. morphine. These data suggest EIL and adult exposure to bladder inflammation selectively decreases the inhibitory effects of κ-opioids and thereby may enhance bladder hypersensitivity in patients with painful bladder syndromes...
  2. doi request reprint Early in life bladder inflammation alters opioid peptide content in the spinal cord and bladder of adult female rats
    Amber D Shaffer
    Division of Behavioral Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Urol 189:352-8. 2013
    ..We determined how acute adult and/or prior early in life exposure to bladder inflammation alters the adult content of endogenous opioid peptides in the bladder, spinal cord and blood...
  3. pmc Effects of acute adult and early-in-life bladder inflammation on bladder neuropeptides in adult female rats
    Amber D Shaffer
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    BMC Urol 11:18. 2011
    ..Estrous cycle influences were also studied in the adult-treatment conditions...
  4. pmc Neonatal bladder inflammation produces functional changes and alters neuropeptide content in bladders of adult female rats
    Jennifer DeBerry
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
    J Pain 11:247-55. 2010
    ..Some painful bladder syndromes in humans have similar characteristics and so may be due to similar mechanisms...
  5. pmc Effect of estrogen on bladder nociception in rats
    Meredith T Robbins
    Division of Pain Treatment, Department of Anesthesiology and Division of Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Urol 183:1201-5. 2010
    ..We assessed the effect of ovariectomy and estrogen replacement on nociceptive responses to bladder distention in a rat model...
  6. pmc Serotonergic and noradrenergic facilitation of the visceromotor reflex evoked by urinary bladder distension in rats with inflamed bladders
    Alan Randich
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Neurosci Lett 442:253-6. 2008
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