All Publications

Selected Publications


ΔFosB Decreases Excitability of Dorsal Hippocampal CA1 Neurons.
Eagle AL, Williams ES, Beatty JA, Cox CL, Robison AJ. eNeuro. 2018 Aug 3;5(4). pii: ENEURO.0104-18.2018.

Sex differences in the traumatic stress response: the role of adult gonadal hormones.
Pooley AE, Benjamin RC, Sreedhar S, Eagle AL, Robison AJ, Mazei-Robison MS, Breedlove SM, Jordan CL. Biol Sex Differ. 2018 Jul 13;9(1):32.

Sex differences in the traumatic stress response: PTSD symptoms in women recapitulated in female rats.
Pooley AE, Benjamin RC, Sreedhar S, Eagle AL, Robison AJ, Mazei-Robison MS, Breedlove SM, Jordan CL. Biol Sex Differ. 2018 Jul 5;9(1):31.

Emerging role of viral vectors for circuit-specific gene interrogation and manipulation in rodent brain.
Sarno E, Robison AJ. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2018 Apr 27. pii: S0091-3057(17)30669-X.

Ventral CA3 Activation Mediates Prophylactic Ketamine Efficacy Against Stress-Induced Depressive-like Behavior.
Mastrodonato A, Martinez R, Pavlova IP, LaGamma CT, Brachman RA, Robison AJ, Denny CA. Biol Psychiatry. 2018 Feb 23. pii: S0006-3223(18)30112-4..

Light modulates hippocampal function and spatial learning in a diurnal rodent species: A study using male nile grass rat (Arvicanthis niloticus).
Soler JE, Robison AJ Núñez AA, Yan L.Hippocampus. 2018 Mar;28(3):189-200. doi: 10.1002/hipo.22822. Epub 2017 Dec 27.


Comparison of chronic physical and emotional social defeat stress effects on mesocorticolimbic circuit activation and voluntary consumption of morphine.
Cooper SE, Kechner M, Caraballo-Pérez D, Kaska S, Robison AJ, Mazei-Robison MS.Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 16;7(1):8445. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-09106-3.

Reward Network Immediate Early Gene Expression in Mood Disorders.
Manning C.E, Williams E.S., Robison AJ.Front. Beh. Neurosci. 2017 Apr 28;11:77. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2017.00077. eCollection 2017.

Cell-Type Specific Epigenetic Editing at the Fosb Gene Controls Susceptibility to Social Defeat Stress
Hamilton PJ, Burek DJ, Lombroso SI, Neve RL, Robison AJ, Nestler EJ, Heller EA. Neuropsychopharmacology 2017 May 2. doi: 10.1038/npp.2017.88.

Reward Circuitry in Addiction.
Cooper S, Robison AJ, Mazei-Robison MS.. Neurotherapeutics 2017 Jul;14(3):687-697. doi: 10.1007/s13311-017-0525-z. Review.

Enhanced expression of ADCY1 underlies aberrant neuronal signalling and behaviour in a syndromic autism model.
Sethna F, Feng W, Ding Q, Robison AJ, Feng Y, Wang H. Nat Commun 2017 Feb 20;8:14359. doi: 10.1038/ncomms14359.


Differential Expression of FosB Proteins and Potential Target Genes in Select Brain Regions of Addiction and Depression Patients.
Gajewski PA, Turecki G, Robison AJ.PLoS One. 2016 Aug 5;11(8):e0160355.

Role of hippocampal activity-induced transcription in memory consolidation.
Eagle AL, Gajewski PA, Robison AJ. Rev Neurosci. 2016 Aug 1;27(6):559-73. doi: 10.1515/revneuro-2016-0010.

Sucrose Preference Test to Measure Stress-induced Anhedonia.
Eagle AL, Mazei-Robison M, Robison AJ. Bio-protocol. 2016; 6(11): e1822.

Sensitive Assessment of Hippocampal Learning Using Temporally Dissociated Passive Avoidance Task.
Eagle AL, Wang H, Robison AJ. Bio-protocol. 2016; 6(11): e1821.


Fluoxetine exposure during adolescence increases preference for cocaine in adulthood.
Iñiguez SD, Riggs LM, Nieto SJ, Wright KN, Zamora NN, Cruz B, Zavala AR, Robison AJ, Mazei-Robison MS. Sci Rep. 2015 Oct 9;15009.

Experience-dependent induction of hippocampal ΔFosB controls learning.
Eagle AL, Gajewski PA, Yang M, Kechner ME, Al Masraf BS, Kennedy PJ, Wang H, Mazei-Robison MS, Robison AJ. J. Neurosci Oct 7;35(40):13773-83.

Differential induction of FosB isoforms throughout the brain by fluoxetine and chronic stress.
Vialou V, Thibault M, Kaska S, Cooper S, Gajewski P, Eagle A, Mazei-Robison M, Nestler EJ, Robison AJ. Neuropharmacology. 2015 Jul 9;99:28-37


Threonine 149 Phosphorylation Enhances ΔFosB Transcriptional Activity to Control Psychomotor Responses to Cocaine.
Cates HM, Thibault M, Pfau M, Heller E, Eagle A, Gajewski P, Bagot R, Colangelo C, Abbott T, Rudenko G, Neve R, Nestler EJ, Robison AJ. J Neurosci. 2014 Aug 20; 34(34):11461-9.

Emerging role of CaMKII in neuropsychiatric disease.
Robison AJ. Trends Neurosci. 2014 Nov; 37(11):653-62.  

Fluoxetine Epigenetically Alters the CaMKIIa Promoter in Nucleus Accumbens to Regulate ΔFosB Binding and Antidepressant Effects.
Robison AJ, Vialou V, Sun HS, Labonte B, Golden SA, Dias C, Turecki G, Tamminga C, Russo S, Mazei-Robison M, Nestler EJ. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2014 Apr; 39(5):1178-86. 


Behavioral and Structural Responses to Chronic Cocaine Require a Feed-Forward Loop Involving ΔFosB and CaMKII in the Nucleus Accumbens Shell.
Robison AJ, Vialou V, Mazei-Robison MS, Feng J, Kourrich S, Collins M, Wee S, Koob G, Turecki G, Neve RL, Thomas M, Nestler EJ. J Neurosci. 2013 Mar 6; 33(910):4295-4307. 

ΔFosB differentially modulates nucleus accumbens direct and indirect pathway function.
Gruter BA, Robison AJ, Neve RL, Nestler EJ, Malenka RC. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jan 29; 110(5):1923-8. 

Vialou V, Feng J, Robison AJ, Nestler EJ.&nb Epigenetic Mechanisms of Depression and Antidepressant Action.
sp; Annu Rev Pharmacol Toxicol. 2013; 53:59-87.