Selected Publications

Myelination of axons corresponds with faster transmission speed in the prefrontal cortex of developing male rats

S McDougall, WV Riad, A Silva-Gotay, ER Tavares, D Harpalani, GL Li, HN Richardson. eNeuro 5 (4)Jul-Aug; 5(4): ENEURO.0203-18.2018.


Corticotropin-releasing factor in ventromedial prefrontal cortex mediates avoidance of a traumatic stress-paired context

Schreiber AL*, Lu YL*, Baynes BB, Richardson HN, Gilpin NW. Neuropharmacology. 2017 Feb:113 (Pt A):323-330. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2016.05.008

New progress in understanding the molecular, cellular, and genetic basis of alcohol and poly-substance abuse

Van Bockstaele EJ, Morgan D, Richardson HN

Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2016 Feb 4;65:225-7. doi: 10.1016/j.pnpbp.2015.11.006.

Traumatic Stress Promotes Hyperalgesia via Corticotropin-Releasing Factor (CRF1) Signaling in Central Amygdala

Itoga CA*, Roltsch Hellard EA*, Whitaker AM, Lu YL, A Schreiber, Baynes, B.S.1, Baiamonte BA, Richardson HN, Gilpin NW. Neuropsychopharmacology 2016 Sep;41(10):2463-72. doi: 10.1038/npp.2016.44. 

Divergent Regulation of Distinct Glucocorticoid Systems in Alcohol Dependence

Edwards S, Little H, Richardson HN, Vendruscolo, L.  Alcohol. 2015 Dec;49(8):811-6. doi: 10.1016/j.alcohol.2015.04.004.

The sequenced rat brain transcriptome, its use in identifying networks predisposing alcohol consumption

Saba LM, Flink SC, Vanderlinden LA, Israel Y, Tampier L, Colombo G, Kiianmaa K, Bell RL, Printz MP, Flodman P, Koob G, Richardson HN, Lombardo J, Hoffman PL, Tabakoff B. FEBS J. 2015. 282(18): 3556-78. doi: 10.1111/febs.13358.

Alcohol binge drinking during adolescence or dependence during adulthood reduces prefrontal myelin in male rats

​Vargas WM, Bengston, L, Gilpin NW, Whitcomb BW, Richardson HN Journal of Neuroscience. 2014. 34(44): 14777-14782. 

Alcohol, stress hormones, and the prefrontal cortex: a proposed pathway to the dark side of addiction

Lu Y-L, Richardson HN

Neuroscience. 2014 Sep 26;277:139-51. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2014.06.053. 

Exercise reverses the effects of early life stress on orexin cell reactivity in male but not female rats

​James MH, Campbell EJ, Walker FR, Smith DW, Richardson HN, Hodgson DM, Dayas CV

Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 2014. 8: 244. doi:  10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00244.

Isolating the delay component of impulsive choice in adolescent rats

McClure J, Podos J, Richardson HN

Frontiers of Integrative Neuroscience. 2014. 8:3. doi: 10.3389/fnint.2014.00003. 

Is the alcohol deprivation effect genetically mediated? Studies with HXB/BXH recombinant inbred rat strains.

Vanderlinden LA, Saba LM, Printz MP, Flodman P, Koob G, Richardson HN, Hoffman PL, Tabakoff B. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2014 Jul;38(7):2148-57. doi: 10.1111/acer.12471.