Selected Publications

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Shortening time for access to alcohol drives up front-loading behavior, bringing consumption in male rats to the level of females

Flores-Bonilla A, De Oliveira B, Silva-Gotay A, Lucier KW, Richardson HN. Biol Sex Differ. 2021 Sep 15;12(1):51. doi: 10.1186/s13293-021-00395-y.

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Sex Differences in the Neurobiology of Alcohol Use Disorder.

Flores-Bonilla A, Richardson HN. Alcohol Res. 2020 Oct 8;40(2):04.

doi: 10.35946/arcr.v40.2.04. eCollection 2020.

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

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. 

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, 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. 

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. 

Adolescent drinking targets corticotropin-releasing factor peptide-labeled cells in the central amygdala of male and female rats

Karanikas CA, Lu YL, Richardson HN

Neuroscience. 2013. 249: 98-105. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2013.04.024.

Alcohol drinking during early adolescence activates microglial cells and increases frontolimbic Interleukin-1 beta and Toll-like receptor 4 gene expression, with heightened sensitivity in male rats compared to females

Silva-Gotay A, Davis J, Tavares ER, Richardson HN. Neuropharmacology​. 2021 Oct 1;197:108698.

 doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2021.108698.Epub 2021 Jul 9.

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Sex Differences in the Effect of Alcohol Drinking on Myelinated Axons in the Anterior Cingulate Cortex of Adolescent Rats

ER Tavares, A Silva-Gotay, WV Raid, L Bengston, HN Richardson. Brain Sci. 2019 Jul 16;9(7):167. doi: 10.3390/brainsci9070167.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.