Public Health Interests
Aging; Chronic diseases; HIV/AIDS; Mental Health
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
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