Gretchen Hermes, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Public Health Interests

Aging; Chronic diseases; HIV/AIDS; Mental Health

Research Organizations

Psychiatry: Division of Addictions | Neuroscience Research Training Program (NRTP)

Selected Publications

  • Role of mitochondrial uncoupling protein-2 (UCP2) in higher brain functions, neuronal plasticity and network oscillation

    Gretchen Hermes, David Nagy, Michael Waterson, Attila Zsarnovszky, Luis Varela, Mihaly Hajos, Tamas L. Horvath, Molecular Metabolism, Published online: April 8 2016. 2016

  • Neural plasticity in hypocretin neurons: the basis of hypocretinergic regulation of homeostasis and behavior.

    Hermes, G. and Gao, XB. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. 2015 Oct 21;9:142.

  • UCP2 induced by natural birth regulates neuronal differentiation of the hippocampus and related adult behavior.

    Simon-Areces J, Dietrich MO, Hermes G, Garcia-Segura LM, Arevalo MA, Horvath TL. UCP2 induced by natural birth regulates neuronal differentiation of the hippocampus and related adult behavior. PloS One 2012, 7:e42911. 2012

  • Social isolation dysregulates stress and behavioral responses and increases the burden and malignancy of spontaneous mammary tumors.

    Gretchen L. Hermes, Bertha Delgado, Maria Tretiakova, Sonia A. Cavigelli, Thomas Krausz, Suzanne D. Conzen, and Martha K. McClintock. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Dec 29; 106(52): 22393–22398. 2009

  • Emotions and Disease Exhibtion Catalog

    https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/emotions/ 1997

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Gretchen Hermes, MD, PhD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Depression Research Program100 York Street, Ste 2J
New Haven, CT 06511
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APT Foundation1 Long Wharf Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
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Lab Location
Horvath LabBrady Memorial Laboratory
310 Cedar Street, Ste 416

New Haven, CT 06510
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Office Location
Yale Stress CenterDoctors Building
2 Church Street South, Fl 2nd Ste 208 Rm 209

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
Psychiatry2 Church St S
New Haven, CT 06519