. Advanced Seminars in Neuroendocrinology <BR><BR> Neuroactive CRF
University of South
Dakota......Department of Biology

Advanced Seminars in Neuroendocrinology

Neuroactive CRF

Fall 1998


Date Speaker Title of the 1o Journal Paper Authors year, journal volume and pages
September 4 Pat Ronan Physiological and behavioral responses to corticotropin releasing factor: Is CRF a mediator of stress or anxiety Dunn, AJ,
CW Berridge
1990, Brain Res Rev 15: 71-100
September 11 Tangi Summers Activation of the locus coeruleus noradrenergic system by intracoerulear microinfusion of corticotropin-releasing factor: Effects on discharge rate, cortical norepinephrine levels and cortical electroencephalographic activity AL Curtis,
SM Lechner,
LA Pavcovich,
RJ Valentino
1997, J Pharmacol Exp Ther 281: 163-172
September 18 Jim Slattery Urocortin interaction with corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) binding protein (CRF-BP): A novel mechanism for elevating 'free' CRF levels in human brain Behan, DP, O Khongsaly, N Ling, EB De Souza 1996, Brain Res 725: 263-267
September 24 Pat Ronan
Neuroscience Journal Club
Effects of corticotropin releasing factor on brain serotonergic activity Price, ML,
AL Curtis,
LG Kirby,
RJ Valentino,
I Lucki
1998, Neuropsychopharm 18: 492-502
September 25 Phil Johnson Rapid stress-induced elevations in corticotropin-releasing hormone mRNA in rat central amygdala nucleus and hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus: An in situ hybridization analysis Hsu, DT,
F-L Chen,
LK Takahashi,
NH Kalin
1998, Brain Res 788: 305-310
October 2 Alf Haukenes Long-term intracerebroventricular infusion of corticotropin-releasing hormone alters neuroendocrine, neurochemical, anatomic, behavioral, and cytokine responses to a systemic inflammatory challange Linthorst, ACE,
C Flachskamm,
SJ Hopikns,
ME Hoadley,
MS Labeur,
F Holsboer,
1997, J Neurosci 17: 4448-4460
October 9 Wayne Korzan Chronic social stress alters levels of corticotropin-releasing factor and arginine vasopressin mRNA in rat brain Albeck, DS
CR McKittrick
DC Blanchard
RJ Blanchard
J Nikulina
BS McEwen
RR Sakai
1997, J Neurosci 17: 4895-4903
October 16 Pat Ronan CRF increases dihydropyridine- and neurotoxin-resistant calcium currents in neurons of the central amygdala Yu, B
P Shinnick-Gallager
1998, J Pharm Exp Ther 284: 170-179
October 23 Aaron Prestbo Repeated stress, like vasopressin, sensitizes the excitatory effects of corticotropin releasing factor on the acoustic startle reflex Pelton, GH
Y Lee, M Davis
1997, Brain Res 778: 381-387
October 30 Scott Keckler Astressin, a novel and potent CRF antagonist, is neuroprotective in the hippocampus when administered after a seizure Maecker, H
A Desai, R Dash
J Rivier, W Vale
R Sapolsky
1997, Brain Research 744: 166-170
November 6 Karger Workshop Steroid Action on Brain and Behavior & JB Johnston Club Los Angeles, CA
November 27 Society for Neuroscience 28th Annual Meeting Los Angeles, CA
November 20 Hong Nguyen Diurnal variation of corticotropin-releasing factor binding sites in the rat brain and pituitary Fuchs, E
J-C Wasmuth
G Flugge
G Huether
R Troost
1996, Cell Molec Neurobiol 16: 21-36
November 27 Thanksgiving
December 4 Aaron Prestbo Role of the hippocampus, the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis, and the amygdala in the excitatory effect of corticotropin-releasing hormone on the acoustic startle reflex Lee, Y
M Davis
1997, J Neuroscience 17: 6434-6446
December 11 Cliff Synthesis and Integration Top 5 List Limbic Map Take Home Messages

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Dakota......Department of Biology
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