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Lydia DonCarlos
Ph.D.
  • Professor
  • Cell and Molecular Physiology
Research Keywords
  • Neuroendocrinology
  • Neuroscience
Publications

A decrease in the addition of new cells in the nucleus accumbens and prefrontal cortex between puberty and adulthood in male ratsStaffend,N. A.; Mohr,M. A.; DonCarlos,L. L.; Sisk,C. L.Developmental Neurobiology 2014 ;74(6):633-642

Sexual differentiation of the adolescent rodent brain: Hormonal influences and developmental mechanismsJuraska,J. M.; Sisk,C. L.; Doncarlos,L. L.Hormones and behavior 2013 ;64(2):203-210

Astrocytes in the rat medial amygdala are responsive to adult androgensJohnson,R. T.; Schneider,A.; DonCarlos,L. L.; Breedlove,S. M.; Jordan,C. L.The Journal of comparative neurology 2012 ;520(11):2531-2544

Estradiol-induced desensitization of 5-HT1A receptor signaling in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus is independent of estrogen receptor-betaRossi,D. V.; Dai,Y.; Thomas,P.; Carrasco,G. A.; DonCarlos,L. L.; Muma,N. A.; Li,Q.Psychoneuroendocrinology 2010 ;35(7):1023-1033

Neuroprotective actions of selective estrogen receptor modulators.DonCarlos,L. L.; Azcoitia,I.; Garcia-Segura,L. M.Psychoneuroendocrinology 2009 ;34(Suppl 1):S113-22

Extra-nuclear estrogen receptor GPR30 regulates serotonin function in rat hypothalamus.Xu,H.; Qin,S.; Carrasco,G. A.; Dai,Y.; Filardo,E. J.; Prossnitz,E. R.; Battaglia,G.; Doncarlos,L. L.; Muma,N. A.Neuroscience 2009 ;158(4):1599-1607

Estrogen-sensitive projections from the medial preoptic area to the dorsal pontine tegmentum, including Barrington's nucleus, in the rat.Rickey,L. M.; Sarkey,S.; DonCarlos,L. L.Neurourology & Urodynamics 2008 ;27(5):440-445

Classical androgen receptors in non-classical sites in the brainSarkey,S.; Azcoitia,I.; Garcia-Segura,L. M.; Garcia-Ovejero,D.; DonCarlos,L. L.Hormones & Behavior 2008 ;53(5):753-764

The role of glia in the hypothalamus: implications for gonadal steroid feedback and reproductive neuroendocrine outputGarcia-Segura,L. M.; Lorenz,B.; DonCarlos,L. L.Reproduction 2008 ;135(4):419-429

Androgens in health and disease: an overview.Jordan,C. L.; DonCarlos,L.Hormones & Behavior 2008 ;53(5):589-595

Pubertal hormones modulate the addition of new cells to sexually dimorphic brain regions.Ahmed,E. I.; Zehr,J. L.; Schulz,K. M.; Lorenz,B. H.; DonCarlos,L. L.; Sisk,C. L.Nature neuroscience 2008 ;11(9):995-997

Novel cellular phenotypes and subcellular sites for androgen action in the forebrainDonCarlos,L. L.; Sarkey,S.; Lorenz,B.; Azcoitia,I.; Garcia-Ovejero,D.; Huppenbauer,C.; Garcia-Segura,L. M.Neuroscience 2006 ;138(3):801-807

Gonadal steroid attenuation of developing hamster facial motoneuron loss by axotomy: equal efficacy of testosterone, dihydrotestosterone, and 17-beta estradiol.Huppenbauer,C. B.; Tanzer,L.; DonCarlos,L. L.; Jones,K. J.Journal of Neuroscience 2005 ;25(16):4004-4013

Cellular phenotype of androgen receptor-immunoreactive nuclei in the developing and adult rat brain.Lorenz,B.; Garcia-Segura,L. M.; DonCarlos,L. L.Journal of Comparative Neurology 2005 ;492(4):456-468

Estrogen reduces serotonin-1A receptor-mediated oxytocin release and Galpha(i/o/z) proteins in the hypothalamus of ovariectomized rats.D'Souza,D. N.; Zhang,Y.; Damjanoska,K. J.; Carrasco,G. A.; Sullivan,N. R.; Garcia,F.; Battaglia,G.; Doncarlos,L. L.; Muma,N. A.; Van de Kar,L. D.Neuroendocrinology 2004 ;80(1):31-41

Androgen receptor immunoreactivity in forebrain axons and dendrites in the rat.DonCarlos,L. L.; Garcia-Ovejero,D.; Sarkey,S.; Garcia-Segura,L. M.; Azcoitia,I.Endocrinology 2003 ;144(8):3632-3638

Treatment of cycling female rats with fluoxetine induces desensitization of hypothalamic 5-HT(1A) receptors with no change in 5-HT(2A) receptorsVan de Kar,L. D.; Raap,D. K.; Battaglia,G.; Muma,N. A.; Garcia,F.; DonCarlos,L. L.Neuropharmacology 2002 ;43(1):45-54

Ovariectomy-induced increases in hypothalamic serotonin-1A receptor function in rats are prevented by estradiolRaap,D. K.; DonCarlos,L. L.; Garcia,F.; Zhang,Y.; Muma,N. A.; Battaglia,G.; Van de Kar,L. D.Neuroendocrinology 2002 ;76(6):348-356

Estrogen desensitizes 5-HT(1A) receptors and reduces levels of G(z), G(i1) and G(i3) proteins in the hypothalamusRaap,D. K.; DonCarlos,L.; Garcia,F.; Muma,N. A.; Wolf,W. A.; Battaglia,G.; Van de Kar,L. D.Neuropharmacology 2000 ;39(10):1823-1832

Education
Fellowship
  • Rutgers University, Newark, Behavioral Neuroendocrinology
  • University of Rochester, Neurobiology of Aging