Advanced Seminars in Neuroendocrinology - Central Nucleus of the Amygdala (CeA)

Advanced Seminars in Neuroendocrinology

(Central Nucleus of the Amygdala)

Fall 2001

Date Speaker Title of the 1o Journal Paper Authors year, journal volume and pages
September 14 Ken Renner Organization of the intra-amygdaloid circuitries in the rat: An emerging framework for understanding functions of the amygdala Pitkänen, A
V Savander
JE LeDoux
1997, TINS 20: 517-523
September 20
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Joyce Keifer Intra-amygdala blockade of the NR2B subunit of the NMDA receptor disrupts the acquisition but not the expression of fear conditioning Rodrigues, SM
GE Schafe
JE LeDoux
2001, J Neurosci 21: 6889-6896
September 21 Holly Miner Psychological stress increased corticotropin-releasing hormone mRNA and content in the central nucleus of the amygdala but not the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus in the rat

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Makino, S
T Shibasaki
N Yamauchi
T Nishioka
T Mimoto
I Wakabayashi
PW Gold
K Hashimoto
1999, Brain Research 850: 136-143
September 28 Rob Miller The central amygdala modulates hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses to systemic interleukin1b administration

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bg: Herman & Cullinan 97
Xu, Y
A Day
KM Buller
1999, Neuroscience 94: 175-183
October 12 Holly Miner Role of PAG in the antinociception evoked from the medial or central amygdala in rats

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bg: Da Costa Gomez et al 1995
bg: Parades et al 2000
Oliveria, MA
WA Prado
2001, Brain Res Bull 54: 55-63
October 19 Whitney Meyer Amygdala is critical for stress-induced modulation of hippocampal long-term potentiation and learning

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bg: Goosens et al 2000
Kim, JJ
HJ Lee
J-S Han
MG Packard
2001, J Neurosci 21: 5222-5228
October 26 Jerry Erlandson Role of PAG in the antinociception evoked from the medial or central amygdala in rats

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bg: Da Costa Gomez 1995
bg: Paredes 2000
Oliveira, MA
WA Prado
2001, Brain Res Bull 54: 55-63
November 9 JB Johnston Club San Diego, CA
November 16 Society for Neuroscience 31th Annual Meeting San Diego, CA
November 23 Thanksgiving Pilgrims 1622 1: eat-sleep
November 30 Wayne Korzan Stress-induced sensitization of CRH-ir but not P-CREB-ir responsivity in the rat central nervous system Bruijnzeel, AW
R Stam
JC Compaan
VM Wiegant
2001, Brain Research 908: 187-196
December 7 Øyvind Øverli &
Erik Höglund
Fish Amygdala
December 14 Take Home Messages Top 5
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The Amygdala - A Functional Analysis (J Aggleton, ed; 2000)

Links to sites on the Amygdala:

The Amygdala in Brain Function: NY Acad Sci Symposium
LeDoux Laboratory NYU
Fear and the Amygdala
Amygdala Home Page
amygdala structure directory
amygdala and depression
Feed Magazine: Joseph LeDoux on the Amygdala
Axiety Disorders: Amygdalar circuitry
Main Areas Involved with Emotions
Increased dopamine release in the human amygdala during performance of cognitive tasks- Nature Neuroscience paper (2001)4 : 201 - 206
Measuring the Amygdala
Hijacking of the Amydala: This is what happens in your brain when you get really mad
Amygdala: The Amazing Brain Music Adventure

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