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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Recent Publications from the Rios lab

Felsted JA, Meng A, Ameroso D, Rios M. 2020. Sex-specific effects of α2γ-1 in the ventromedial hypothalamus of female mice controlling glucose and lipid balance. Endocrinology pii: bqaa068. doi: 10.1210/endocr/bqaa068. Abstract

Felsted JA, Chien CH, Wang D, Panessiti M, Ameroso D, Greenberg A, Feng G, Kong D, Rios M. 2017. Alpha2delta-1 in SF1+ neurons of the ventromedial hypothalamus is an essential regulator of glucose and lipid homeostasis. Cell Rep. 21: 2737-2747. Abstract

Allen PJ, DeBold JF, Rios M, Kanarek RB. 2015. Chronic high-dose creatine has opposing effects on depression-related gene expression and behavior in intact and sex hormone-treated gonadectomized male and female rats. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 130: 22-33. Abstract

Malaeb SN, Davis JM, Pinz IM, Newman JL, Dammann O, Rios M. 2014. Effect of sustained postnatal systemic inflammation on hippocampal volume and function in mice. Pediatr Res. 76: 363-369. Abstract

Rios, M. 2014. Neurotrophins and the regulation of energy balance and body weight. Handb Exp Pharmacol. 220: 283: 307. Abstract

Cordeira JW, Felsted J, Teillon S, Daftary-Bussiere S, Wirth J, Sena-Esteves M, Rios M. 2014. Hypothalamic dysfunction of the calcium channel subunit underlies the overeating and obesity triggered by BDNF deficiency. J Neurosci. 34: 554-565. Abstract

Vithlani M, Hines RM, Zhong P, Terunuma M, Hines DJ, Revilla-Sanchez R, Jurd R, Haydon P, Rios M, Brandon N, Yan Z, Moss SJ. 2013. The ability of BDNF to modify neurogenesis and depressive-like behaviors is dependent upon phosphorylation of tyrosine residues 365/367 in the GABAA-receptor γ2 subunit. J Neurosci. 39: 15567-15577. Abstract

Rios, M. 2013. BDNF and the central control of feeding: accidental bystander or essential player? Trends Neurosci. 36: 83-90. Abstract

Di Lieto A, Rantamäki T, Vesa L, Yanpallewar S, Antila H, Lindholm J, Rios M, Tessarollo L, Castrén E. 2012. The responsiveness of TrkB to BDNF and antidepressant drugs is differentially regulated during mouse development. PLoS One 7: e32869. Abstract

Daftary-Bussiere S, Calderon G and Rios M. (2012) Essential role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor in the regulation of serotonin transmission in the basolateral amygdala. Neuroscience 224:125-134. Abstract