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Lydia DonCarlos
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Cell and Molecular Physiology
Advanced Degrees
Kent State University , Kent , OH , United States
Rutgers University, Newark, Behavioral Neuroendocrinology
University of Rochester, Neurobiology of Aging
Mohr,M. A.; DonCarlos,L. L.; Sisk,C. L.Inhibiting Production of New Brain Cells during Puberty or Adulthood Blunts the Hormonally Induced Surge of Luteinizing Hormone in Female Rats eNeuro 2017 ;4(5):10.1523/ENEURO.0133-17.2017. eCollection 2017 Sep-Oct
Mohr,M. A.; Garcia,F. L.; DonCarlos,L. L.; Sisk,C. L.Neurons and Glial Cells Are Added to the Female Rat Anteroventral Periventricular Nucleus During Puberty Endocrinology 2016 ;157(6):2393-2402
Vantrease,J. E.; Dudek,N.; DonCarlos,L. L.; Scrogin,K. E.5-HT1A receptors of the nucleus tractus solitarii facilitate sympathetic recovery following hypotensive hemorrhage in rats American journal of physiology.Heart and circulatory physiology 2015 ;309(2):H335-44
Hirshkowitz, M; Whiton, K; Albert, SM; Alessi, C; Bruni, O; DonCarlos, L; Hazen, N; Herman, J; Adams Hillard, PJ; Katz, ES; Kheirandish-Gozal, L; Neubauer, DN; O'Donnell, AE; Ohayon, M; Peever, J; Rawding, R; Sachdeva, RC; Setters, B; Vitiello, MV; Ware, JCNational Sleep Foundation's updated sleep duration recommendations: final report. Sleep health 2015 ;1(4)
Hirshkowitz, M; Whiton, K; Albert, SM; Alessi, C; Bruni, O; DonCarlos, L; Hazen, N; Herman, J; Katz, ES; Kheirandish-Gozal, L; Neubauer, DN; O'Donnell, AE; Ohayon, M; Peever, J; Rawding, R; Sachdeva, RC; Setters, B; Vitiello, MV; Ware, JC; Adams Hillard, PJNational Sleep Foundation's sleep time duration recommendations: methodology and results summary. Sleep health 2015 ;1(1)
Staffend,N. A.; Mohr,M. A.; DonCarlos,L. L.; Sisk,C. L.A decrease in the addition of new cells in the nucleus accumbens and prefrontal cortex between puberty and adulthood in male rats Developmental Neurobiology 2014 ;74(6):633-642
Juraska,J. M.; Sisk,C. L.; Doncarlos,L. L.Sexual differentiation of the adolescent rodent brain: Hormonal influences and developmental mechanisms Hormones and behavior 2013 ;64(2):203-210
Johnson,R. T.; Schneider,A.; DonCarlos,L. L.; Breedlove,S. M.; Jordan,C. L.Astrocytes in the rat medial amygdala are responsive to adult androgens The Journal of comparative neurology 2012 ;520(11):2531-2544
Rossi,D. V.; Dai,Y.; Thomas,P.; Carrasco,G. A.; DonCarlos,L. L.; Muma,N. A.; Li,Q.Estradiol-induced desensitization of 5-HT1A receptor signaling in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus is independent of estrogen receptor-beta Psychoneuroendocrinology 2010 ;35(7):1023-1033
DonCarlos,L. L.; Azcoitia,I.; Garcia-Segura,L. M.Neuroprotective actions of selective estrogen receptor modulators. Psychoneuroendocrinology 2009 ;34(Suppl 1):S113-22
Xu,H.; Qin,S.; Carrasco,G. A.; Dai,Y.; Filardo,E. J.; Prossnitz,E. R.; Battaglia,G.; Doncarlos,L. L.; Muma,N. A.Extra-nuclear estrogen receptor GPR30 regulates serotonin function in rat hypothalamus. Neuroscience 2009 ;158(4):1599-1607
Rickey,L. M.; Sarkey,S.; DonCarlos,L. L.Estrogen-sensitive projections from the medial preoptic area to the dorsal pontine tegmentum, including Barrington's nucleus, in the rat. Neurourology & Urodynamics 2008 ;27(5):440-445
Sarkey,S.; Azcoitia,I.; Garcia-Segura,L. M.; Garcia-Ovejero,D.; DonCarlos,L. L.Classical androgen receptors in non-classical sites in the brain Hormones & Behavior 2008 ;53(5):753-764
Jordan,C. L.; DonCarlos,L.Androgens in health and disease: an overview. Hormones & Behavior 2008 ;53(5):589-595
Garcia-Segura,L. M.; Lorenz,B.; DonCarlos,L. L.The role of glia in the hypothalamus: implications for gonadal steroid feedback and reproductive neuroendocrine output Reproduction 2008 ;135(4):419-429
Ahmed,E. I.; Zehr,J. L.; Schulz,K. M.; Lorenz,B. H.; DonCarlos,L. L.; Sisk,C. L.Pubertal hormones modulate the addition of new cells to sexually dimorphic brain regions. Nature neuroscience 2008 ;11(9):995-997
DonCarlos,L. L.; Sarkey,S.; Lorenz,B.; Azcoitia,I.; Garcia-Ovejero,D.; Huppenbauer,C.; Garcia-Segura,L. M.Novel cellular phenotypes and subcellular sites for androgen action in the forebrain Neuroscience 2006 ;138(3):801-807
Huppenbauer,C. B.; Tanzer,L.; DonCarlos,L. L.; Jones,K. J.Gonadal steroid attenuation of developing hamster facial motoneuron loss by axotomy: equal efficacy of testosterone, dihydrotestosterone, and 17-beta estradiol. Journal of Neuroscience 2005 ;25(16):4004-4013
Lorenz,B.; Garcia-Segura,L. M.; DonCarlos,L. L.Cellular phenotype of androgen receptor-immunoreactive nuclei in the developing and adult rat brain. Journal of Comparative Neurology 2005 ;492(4):456-468
D'Souza,D. N.; Zhang,Y.; Damjanoska,K. J.; Carrasco,G. A.; Sullivan,N. R.; Garcia,F.; Battaglia,G.; Doncarlos,L. L.; Muma,N. A.; Van de Kar,L. D.Estrogen reduces serotonin-1A receptor-mediated oxytocin release and Galpha(i/o/z) proteins in the hypothalamus of ovariectomized rats. Neuroendocrinology 2004 ;80(1):31-41
DonCarlos,L. L.; Garcia-Ovejero,D.; Sarkey,S.; Garcia-Segura,L. M.; Azcoitia,I.Androgen receptor immunoreactivity in forebrain axons and dendrites in the rat. Endocrinology 2003 ;144(8):3632-3638
Van de Kar,L. D.; Raap,D. K.; Battaglia,G.; Muma,N. A.; Garcia,F.; DonCarlos,L. L.Treatment of cycling female rats with fluoxetine induces desensitization of hypothalamic 5-HT(1A) receptors with no change in 5-HT(2A) receptors Neuropharmacology 2002 ;43(1):45-54
Raap,D. K.; DonCarlos,L. L.; Garcia,F.; Zhang,Y.; Muma,N. A.; Battaglia,G.; Van de Kar,L. D.Ovariectomy-induced increases in hypothalamic serotonin-1A receptor function in rats are prevented by estradiol Neuroendocrinology 2002 ;76(6):348-356
Raap,D. K.; DonCarlos,L.; Garcia,F.; Muma,N. A.; Wolf,W. A.; Battaglia,G.; Van de Kar,L. D.Estrogen desensitizes 5-HT(1A) receptors and reduces levels of G(z), G(i1) and G(i3) proteins in the hypothalamus Neuropharmacology 2000 ;39(10):1823-1832