Neuroendocrinology Group
The Ohio State University


Nelson LH, Warden S, Lenz KM (2017) Sex differences in microglial phagocytosis in the neonatal hippocampus. Brain Behav Immunity, In press.

Albin-Brooks C, Nealer C, Sabihi S, Haim A, Leuner B (2017) The influence of offspring, parity, and oxytocin on cognitive flexibility during the postpartum period. Horm Behav, 89:130-136.

Bedrosian TA, Nelson RJ (2016) Effects of nighttime light on mood and brain circuits. Translational Psychiatry, e1017; doi:10.1038/tp.2016.262.

Cisse YM, Nelson RJ (2016) Consequences of circadian dysregulation on metabolism. ChronoPhysiology and Therapy, 6:55-63.

Cisse YM, Peng J, Nelson RJ (2016) Dim light at night prior to adolescence increases adult anxiety-like behaviors. Chronobiology International, 33:1473-1480.

Borniger JC, Nelson RJ (2016) Photoperiodic regulation of behavior: Peromyscus as a model system. Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology, 61:82-91.

Borniger JC, Walker WH, Gaudier-Diaz MM, Stegman C, Zhang N, Hollyfield JL, Nelson RJ, DeVries AC (2017) Time-of-day dictates transcriptional inflammatory responses to cytotoxic chemotherapy. Scientific Reports, 7: 41220.

Cisse YM, Russart K, Nelson RJ (2017) Parental exposure to dim light at night prior to mating alters offspring adaptive immunity. Scientific Reports, 7: 45497

Nelson LH, Lenz KM (2017) The immune system as a novel regulator of sex differences in brain and behavioral development. J Neurosci Res, 95:447-461.

Nelson LH, Lenz KM (2017) Microglia depletion in early life programs persistent changes in social, mood-related, and locomotor behavior in male and female rats. Behav Brain Res, 316:279-293.

Haim A, Julian D, Albin-Brooks C, Brothers HM, Lenz KM, Leuner B (2016) A survey of neuroimmune changes in pregnant and postpartum female rats. Brain Behav Immun, pii: S0889-1591(16)30435-4.

Bedrosian TA, Fonken LK, Nelson RJ (2016) Endocrine Effects of Circadian Disruption. Annu Rev Physiol, 78:109-131.

Borniger JC, Teplitsky S, Gnyawali S, Nelson RJ, Rink C (2016) Photoperiodic Regulation of Cerebral Blood Flow in White-footed Mice (Peromyscus leucopus). eNeuro, 3(4). pii: ENEURO.0058-16.2016

Borniger JC, Cissé YM, Cantemir-Stone CZ, Bolon B, Nelson RJ, Marsh CB (2016) Behavioral abnormalities in mice lacking mesenchyme-specific Pten. Behav Brain Res, 304: 80-85

Leuner B, Sabihi S (2016) The birth of new neurons in the maternal brain: Hormonal regulation and functional implications. Front Neuroendocrinol, 41: 99-113.

Bedrosian TA, Fonken LK, Nelson RJ (2016) Endocrine Effects of Circadian Disruption. Annu Rev Physiol, 78:109-311.

Haim A, Albin-Brooks C, Sherer M, Mills E, Leuner B (2016) The effects of gestational stress and Selective Serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressant treatment on structural plasticity in the postpartum brain - A translational model for postpartum depression. Horm Behav, 77:124-131.