RM Shansky (2019) “Are hormones a ‘female problem’ for animal research?” Science May 31; 364(6443):825-826 [Full text link]

MV Baratta, TM Gruene, SD Dolzani, LE Chun, SF Maier, and RM Shansky (2019) “Controllable stress elicits circuit-specific patterns of prefrontal plasticity in males, but not females” Brain Structure and Function Jun; 224(5):1831-1843 [PubMed]

M Rincon-Cortés, JP Herman, S Lupien, J Maguire, and RM Shansky (2019) “Stress: Influence of sex, reproductive status and gender” Neurobiology of Stress; Feb (10) [PubMed]

J Colom-Lapetina, AJ Li, T Pelegrina-Perez, and RM Shansky (2019) “Behavioral diversity across classic rodent models is sex-dependent” Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience; March 6. [PubMed]

RM Shansky (2018) "Sex differences in behavioral strategies: avoiding interpretational pitfalls" Current Opinion in Neurobiology April (49): 95-98 [PubMed}

J Colom-Lapetina, SL Begley, ME Johnson, KJ Bean, WN Kuwamoto, and RM Shansky (2017) "Strain-dependent sex differences in a long-term forced swim paradigm" Behavioral Neuroscience Oct; 131(5):428-36 [PubMed]

RM Shansky and CS Woolley (2016) “Considering sex as a biological variable will be valuable for neuroscience research” Journal of Neuroscience Nov 23;36(47): 11817-11822 [PubMed]

MR Farrell, F Holland, RM Shansky, and HC Brenhouse (2016) “Sex-specific effects of early life stress on social interaction and prefrontal cortex dendritic morphology in young rats” Behavioral Brain Research Sep 1; 310:119-25 [PubMed]

TM Gruene, K Flick, S Rendall, JH Cho, JM Gray, and RM Shansky (2016) “Activity-dependent structural plasticity after aversive experiences in amygdala and auditory cortex pyramidal neurons” Neuroscience July 22;328:157-64 [PubMed]

TM Gruene, K Flick, A Stefano, SD Shea, and RM Shansky (2015) “Sexually divergent expression of active and passive conditioned fear responses in rats.” Elife Nov 14:4 [PubMed]

TM Gruene, E Roberts, V Thomas, A Ronzio, and RM Shansky (2015) “Sex-specific neuroanatomical correlates of fear expression in prefrontal-amygdala circuits” Biological Psychiatry Aug 1;78(3): 186-93 *Cover image and commentary in this issue [PubMed]

 MR Farrell, TM Gruene, and RM Shansky (2015) “The influence of stress and gonadal hormones on neuronal structure and function.” Hormones and Behavior Nov;75:118-24 [PubMed]

RM Shansky (2015) “Sex differences in PTSD resilience and susceptibility: challenges for animal models of fear learning” Neurobiology of Stress January (1): 60-65 [PubMed]

TM Gruene, J Lipps, CD Rey, A Bouck, and RM Shansky (2014) “Heat exposure in female rats elicits abnormal fear expression and cellular changes in prefrontal cortex and hippocampus” Neurobiology of Learning and Memory Oct: 38-42 [PubMed]

CD Rey, J Lipps, and RM Shansky (2014) “Dopamine D1-receptor activation rescues extinction impairments in low-estrogen female rats and induces cortical layer-specific activation changes in prefrontal-amygdala circuits.” Neuropsychopharmacology Apr;39(5):1282-9 [PubMed]

RM Shansky, J Lipps. (2013) “Stress-induced cognitive dysfunction: hormone-neurotransmitter interactions in the prefrontal cortex.” Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 7:123. [PubMed]

RM Shansky, C Hamo, W Lou, PR Hof, BS McEwen and JH Morrison. (2010) “Estrogen promotes stress sensitivity in a prefrontal cortex-amygdala pathway” Cerebral Cortex Nov 20(11) 2560-7 [PubMed]

RM Shansky (2009) “Estrogen, stress and the brain: progress toward unraveling gender discrepancies in major depressive disorder.” Expert Review in Neurotherapeutics Jul 9(7): 967-73 Review. [PubMed]

RM Shansky and JH Morrison (2009) “Stress-induced dendritic remodeling in the medial prefrontal cortex: effects of circuit, hormones and rest”. Brain Research Oct 13;1293:108-13. Review. [PubMed]

RM Shansky, C Hamo, PR Hof, BS McEwen and JH Morrison (2009) “Stress-induced dendritic remodeling in the prefrontal cortex is circuit-specific” Cerebral Cortex Oct;19(10):2479-84 [PubMed]

 RM Shansky, G Bender and AF Arnsten (2009) “Estrogen prevents norepinephrine alpha-2a receptor reversal of stress-induced working memory impairment”. Stress 12(5):457-63 [PubMed]

RM Shansky and AF Arnsten (2007) “Estrogen enhances stress-induced prefrontal cortex dysfunction: relevance to Major Depressive Disorder in women”. Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience 8(4): 4778-81 Review. 

RM Shansky, K Rubinow, A Brennan, AF Arnsten (2006) “The effects of sex and hormonal status on restraint-stress-induced working memory impairment.” Behavioral Brain Function. 2006 Mar 7;2:8. [PubMed]

AF Arnsten and RM Shansky (2004) “Adolescence: vulnerable period for stress-induced prefrontal cortical function? Introduction to part IV.”. Annals of the NY Academy of Science. 1021: 143-7. Review. [PubMed]

RM Shansky, C Glavis-Bloom, D Lerman, P McRae, C Benson, K Miller, L Cosand, TL Horvath and AF Arnsten. (2004) “Estrogen mediates sex differences in stress-induced prefrontal cortex dysfunction” Molecular Psychiatry 9(5):531-8 [PubMed]






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