Auriel A Willette

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Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Environmental context differentially affects behavioral, leukocyte, cortisol, and interleukin-6 responses to low doses of endotoxin in the rhesus monkey
    Auriel A Willette
    Harlow Center for Biological Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53715, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 21:807-15. 2007
  2. pmc A calorie-restricted diet decreases brain iron accumulation and preserves motor performance in old rhesus monkeys
    Erik K Kastman
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Wm S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    J Neurosci 32:11897-904. 2012
  3. pmc Calorie restriction reduces psychological stress reactivity and its association with brain volume and microstructure in aged rhesus monkeys
    Auriel A Willette
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Wm S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:903-16. 2012
  4. pmc Homocysteine, neural atrophy, and the effect of caloric restriction in rhesus monkeys
    Auriel A Willette
    Harlow Primate Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 33:670-80. 2012
  5. pmc Effect of age and calorie restriction on corpus callosal integrity in rhesus macaques: a fiber tractography study
    Aadhavi Sridharan
    Neuroscience Training Program, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1300 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706, USA Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Wisconsin Madison, 750 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Neurosci Lett 569:38-42. 2014
  6. pmc Calorie restriction reduces the influence of glucoregulatory dysfunction on regional brain volume in aged rhesus monkeys
    Auriel A Willette
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, William S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Diabetes 61:1036-42. 2012
  7. pmc Calorie restriction attenuates astrogliosis but not amyloid plaque load in aged rhesus macaques: a preliminary quantitative imaging study
    Aadhavi Sridharan
    Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Wisconsin Madison, 750 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Brain Res 1508:1-8. 2013
  8. pmc Low cerebral blood flow is associated with lower memory function in metabolic syndrome
    Alex C Birdsill
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, William S Middleton Memorial Veteran s Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1313-20. 2013
  9. pmc Brain enlargement and increased behavioral and cytokine reactivity in infant monkeys following acute prenatal endotoxemia
    Auriel A Willette
    Harlow Primate Laboratory, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53715, USA
    Behav Brain Res 219:108-15. 2011
  10. pmc Insulin resistance, brain atrophy, and cognitive performance in late middle-aged adults
    Auriel A Willette
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, William S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:443-9. 2013

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  1. pmc Environmental context differentially affects behavioral, leukocyte, cortisol, and interleukin-6 responses to low doses of endotoxin in the rhesus monkey
    Auriel A Willette
    Harlow Center for Biological Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53715, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 21:807-15. 2007
    ..Thus, the rhesus monkey provides an excellent animal model for investigating the behavioral and physiological actions of endotoxemia, which are profoundly influenced by the situational context in which the individual is evaluated...
  2. pmc A calorie-restricted diet decreases brain iron accumulation and preserves motor performance in old rhesus monkeys
    Erik K Kastman
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Wm S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    J Neurosci 32:11897-904. 2012
    ..Our observations suggest that the CR-induced benefit of reduced iron deposition and preserved motor function may indicate neural protection similar to effects described previously in aging rodent and primate species...
  3. pmc Calorie restriction reduces psychological stress reactivity and its association with brain volume and microstructure in aged rhesus monkeys
    Auriel A Willette
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Wm S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:903-16. 2012
    ..Dietary interventions, such as calorie restriction (CR), affect stress biology and may moderate the pathogenic relationship between stress reactivity and brain in limbic and prefrontal regions...
  4. pmc Homocysteine, neural atrophy, and the effect of caloric restriction in rhesus monkeys
    Auriel A Willette
    Harlow Primate Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 33:670-80. 2012
    ..The data suggest that CR may ameliorate the influence of Hcy on several important age-related parameters of parenchymal health...
  5. pmc Effect of age and calorie restriction on corpus callosal integrity in rhesus macaques: a fiber tractography study
    Aadhavi Sridharan
    Neuroscience Training Program, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1300 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706, USA Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Wisconsin Madison, 750 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Neurosci Lett 569:38-42. 2014
    ..Further studies are warranted to critically evaluate the effect of calorie restriction on brain aging in this unique cohort of elderly primates. ..
  6. pmc Calorie restriction reduces the influence of glucoregulatory dysfunction on regional brain volume in aged rhesus monkeys
    Auriel A Willette
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, William S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Diabetes 61:1036-42. 2012
    ..These results suggest that CR improves glucose regulation and may positively influence specific brain regions and at least motor task performance. Additional studies are warranted to validate these relationships...
  7. pmc Calorie restriction attenuates astrogliosis but not amyloid plaque load in aged rhesus macaques: a preliminary quantitative imaging study
    Aadhavi Sridharan
    Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Wisconsin Madison, 750 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Brain Res 1508:1-8. 2013
    ..The present study is a preliminary post-mortem histological analysis of the effects of CR on brain health, and further studies using molecular and biochemical techniques are warranted to elucidate underlying mechanisms...
  8. pmc Low cerebral blood flow is associated with lower memory function in metabolic syndrome
    Alex C Birdsill
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, William S Middleton Memorial Veteran s Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1313-20. 2013
    ..Additionally, the extent to which MetS was associated with cognitive performance was assessed...
  9. pmc Brain enlargement and increased behavioral and cytokine reactivity in infant monkeys following acute prenatal endotoxemia
    Auriel A Willette
    Harlow Primate Laboratory, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53715, USA
    Behav Brain Res 219:108-15. 2011
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  10. pmc Insulin resistance, brain atrophy, and cognitive performance in late middle-aged adults
    Auriel A Willette
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, William S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:443-9. 2013
    ..This longitudinal study examined whether insulin resistance among late middle-aged, cognitively healthy individuals was associated with 1) less gray matter in Alzheimer disease-sensitive brain regions and 2) worse cognitive performance...
  11. pmc Insulin resistance predicts brain amyloid deposition in late middle-aged adults
    Auriel A Willette
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Wm S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI, USA Wisconsin Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA Laboratory of Neurosciences, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 11:504-510.e1. 2015
    ..No studies have examined if IR is associated with an in vivo index of amyloid in the human brain in late middle-aged participants at risk for AD...
  12. pmc A calorie-restricted diet decreases brain iron accumulation and preserves motor performance in old rhesus monkeys
    Erik K Kastman
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, William S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    J Neurosci 30:7940-7. 2010
    ..Our observations suggest that the CR-induced benefit of reduced iron deposition and preserved motor function may indicate neural protection similar to effects described previously in aging rodent and primate species...