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Publications of GRK Students

​​Alzahofi N, Welz T, Robinson CL, Page EL, Briggs DA, Stainthorp AK, Reekes J, Elbe DA, Straub F, Kallemeijn WW, Tate EW, Goff PS, Sviderskaya EV, Cantero M, Montoliu L, Nedelec F, Miles AK, Bailly M, Kerkhoff E, Hume AN (2020) Rab27a co-ordinates actin-dependent transport by controlling organelle-associated motors and track assembly proteins. Nat Commun 11: 3495.

Anpilov S, Shemesh Y, Eren N, Harony-Nicolas H, Benjamin A, Dine J, Oliveira VEM, Forkosh O, Karamihalev S, Huttl RE, Feldman N, Berger R, Dagan A, Chen G, Neumann ID, Wagner S, Yizhar O, Chen A (2020) Wireless Optogenetic Stimulation of Oxytocin Neurons in a Semi-natural Setup Dynamically Elevates Both Pro-social and Agonistic Behaviors. Neuron 107: 644-655.e7.

Bauer O, Milenkovic VM, Hilbert S, Sarubin N, Weigl J, Bahr L-M, Wetter TC, Heckel B, Wetzel CH, Rupprecht R, Nothdurfter C (2020) Association of chemokine (C-C motif) receptor 5 (CCR5) and ligand 5 (CCL5) with recovery from major depressive disorder (MDD) and related neurocognitive impairment. Neuroimmunomodulation, accepted

Bludau A, Royer M, Meister G, Neumann ID, Menon R (2019) Epigenetic Regulation of the Social Brain. Trends Neurosci 42: 471-484.

Bosch OJ, Pohl TT, Neumann ID, Young LJ (2018) Abandoned prairie vole mothers show normal maternal care but altered emotionality: Potential influence of the brain corticotropin-releasing factor system. Behav Brain Res 341: 114-121.

Demarchi L, Pawluski JL, Bosch OJ (2021) The brain oxytocin and corticotropin-releasing factor systems in grieving mothers: What we know and what we need to learn. Peptides https://doi.org/10.1016/j.peptides.2021.170593

Di Benedetto B, Meinung CP, Roman C (2018) Astrozyten - Leuchtende Sterne im Gehirn. Blick in die Wissenschaft 38: 17-21.

Grund T, Goyon S, Li Y, Eliava M, Liu H, Charlet A, Grinevich V, Neumann ID (2017) Neuropeptide S Activates Paraventricular Oxytocin Neurons to Induce Anxiolysis. J Neurosci 37: 12214-12225.

Grund T, Neumann ID (2018) Neuropeptide S Induces Acute Anxiolysis by Phospholipase C-Dependent Signaling within the Medial Amygdala. Neuropsychopharmacology 43: 1156-1163.

Grund T, Neumann ID (2019) Brain neuropeptide S: via GPCR activation to a powerful neuromodulator of socio-emotional behaviors. Cell Tissue Res 375: 123-132.

Grund T, Tang Y, Benusiglio D, Althammer F, Probst S, Oppenlander L, Neumann ID, Grinevich V (2019) Chemogenetic activation of oxytocin neurons: Temporal dynamics, hormonal release, and behavioral consequences. Psychoneuroendocrinology 106: 77-84.

Gryksa K, Mittmann L, Bauer A, Peterlik D, Flor PJ, Uschold-Schmidt N, Bosch OJ (2020) Metabotropic glutamate receptor subtype 7 controls maternal care, maternal motivation and maternal aggression in mice. Genes Brain Behav 19: e12627.

Jurek B, Meyer M (2020) Anxiolytic and Anxiogenic? How the Transcription Factor MEF2 Might Explain the Manifold Behavioral Effects of Oxytocin. Front Endocrinol 11: 186.

Jurek B, Neumann ID (2018) The Oxytocin Receptor: From Intracellular Signaling to Behavior. Physiol Rev 98: 1805-1908.

Kuffner K, Triebelhorn J, Meindl K, Benner C, Manook A, Sudria-Lopez D, Siebert R, Nothdurfter C, Baghai TC, Drexler K, Berneburg M, Rupprecht R, Milenkovic VM, Wetzel CH (2020) Major Depressive Disorder is Associated with Impaired Mitochondrial Function in Skin Fibroblasts. Cells 2020; 9: 884.

Kuffner K, Wetzel C (2018) Mitochondrien - Kleine Kraftwerke für gesunden Körper und Geist. Blick in die Wissenschaft 38: 11-16.

Levine SM, Pfaller M, Reichenberger J, Shiban Y, Mühlberger A, Rupprecht R, Schwarzbach JV (2018) Relating experimentally-induced fear to pre-existing phobic fear in the human brain. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 13: 164-172.

Lukas M, Suyama H, Egger V (2019) Vasopressin Cells in the Rodent Olfactory Bulb Resemble Non-Bursting Superficial Tufted Cells and Are Primarily Inhibited upon Olfactory Nerve Stimulation. eNeuro 6: ENEURO.0431-18.2019.

Martinetz S, Meinung CP, Jurek B, von Schack D, van den Burg EH, Slattery DA, Neumann ID (2019) De Novo Protein Synthesis Mediated by the Eukaryotic Elongation Factor 2 Is Required for the Anxiolytic Effect of Oxytocin. Biol Psychiatry 85: 802-811.

Masis-Calvo M, Schmidtner AK, de Moura Oliveira VE, Grossmann CP, de Jong TR, Neumann ID (2018) Animal models of social stress: the dark side of social interactions. Stress 21: 417-432.

Menon R, Grund T, Zoicas I, Althammer F, Fiedler D, Biermeier V, Bosch OJ, Hiraoka Y, Nishimori K, Eliava M, Grinevich V, Neumann ID (2018) Oxytocin Signaling in the Lateral Septum Prevents Social Fear during Lactation. Curr Biol 28: 1066-1078.e6.

Meyer M, Berger I, Winter J, Jurek B (2018) Oxytocin alters the morphology of hypothalamic neurons via the transcription factor myocyte enhancer factor 2A (MEF-2A). Mol Cell Endocrinol 477: 156-162.

Meyer M, Kuffner K, Winter J, Neumann ID, Wetzel CH, Jurek B (2020) Myocyte Enhancer Factor 2A (MEF2A) Defines Oxytocin-Induced Morphological Effects and Regulates Mitochondrial Function in Neurons. Int J Mol Sci 21: 2200.

Muttenthaler M, Andersson A, Vetter I, Menon R, Busnelli M, Ragnarsson L, Bergmayr C, Arrowsmith S, Deuis JR, Chiu HS, Palpant NJ, O'Brien M, Smith TJ, Wray S, Neumann ID, Gruber CW, Lewis RJ, Alewood PF (2017) Subtle modifications to oxytocin produce ligands that retain potency and improved selectivity across species. Sci Signal 10: eaan3398.

Oliveira VEdM, Lukas M, Wolf HN, Durante E, Lorenz A, Mayer AL, Bludau A, Bosch OJ, Grinevich V, Egger V, de Jong TR, Neumann ID (2021) Oxytocin and vasopressin within the ventral and dorsal lateral septum modulate aggression in female rats. Nat Commun 12: 2900.

Oliveira VEM, Neumann ID, de Jong TR (2019) Post-weaning social isolation exacerbates aggression in both sexes and affects the vasopressin and oxytocin system in a sex-specific manner. Neuropharmacology 156: 107504.

Pohl TT, Jung O, Di Benedetto B, Young LJ Bosch OJ (2021) Microglia react to partner loss in a sex- and brain site-specific manner in prairie voles. Brain Behav Immun https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2021.05.026

Pohl TT, Young LJ, Bosch OJ (2019) Lost connections: Oxytocin and the neural, physiological, and behavioral consequences of disrupted relationships. Int J Psychophysiol 136: 54-63.

Reichenberger J, Diemer J, Zwanzger P, Notzon S, Mühlberger A (2017) Soziales Kompetenztraining in Virtueller Realität bei sozialer Angst: Validierung relevanter Interaktionssituationen. Z Klin Psychol Psychother 46: 236-247.

Reichenberger J, Pfaller M, Forster D, Gerczuk J, Shiban Y, Mühlberger A (2019) Men Scare Me More: Gender Differences in Social Fear Conditioning in Virtual Reality. Front Psychol 10: 1617.

Reichenberger J, Pfaller M, Mühlberger A (2020) Gaze Behavior in Social Fear Conditioning: An Eye-Tracking Study in Virtual Reality. Front Psychol 11: 35.

Roman C, Egert L, Di Benedetto B (2020) The astrocytic-neuronal crosstalk gets jammed: alternative perspectives on the onset of neuropsychiatric disorders. Eur J Neurosci doi:10.1111/ejn.14900.

Royer M, Bludau A, Meister G, Neumann ID (2018) Vom Molekül zum Verhalten - Die Rolle kodierender und nicht-kodierender Ribonukleinsäuren bei sozialer Angst. Blick in die Wissenschaft 38: 6-10.

Schmidtner AK, Slattery DA, Glasner J, Hiergeist A, Gryksa K, Malik VA, Hellmann-Regen J, Heuser I, Baghai TC, Gessner A, Rupprecht R, Di Benedetto B, Neumann ID (2019) Minocycline alters behavior, microglia and the gut microbiome in a trait-anxiety-dependent manner. Transl Psychiatry 9: 223.

Seidel P, Levine SM, Marlene T, Schwarzbach JV (2020) Temporal Signal-to-Noise Changes in Combined Multislice-and In-Plane-Accelerated Echo-Planar Imaging with a 20-and 64-Channel Coil. Sci Rep 10: 5536.

Tang Y, Benusiglio D, Lefevre A, Hilfiger L, Althammer F, Bludau A, Hagiwara D, Baudon A, Darbon P, Schimmer J, Kirchner MK, Roy RK, Wang S, Eliava M, Wagner S, Oberhuber M, Conzelmann KK, Schwarz M, Stern JE, Leng G, Neumann ID, Charlet A, Grinevich V (2020) Social touch promotes interfemale communication via activation of parvocellular oxytocin neurons. Nat Neurosci 23: 1125-1137.

Winter J, Jurek B (2019) The interplay between oxytocin and the CRF system: regulation of the stress response. Cell Tissue Res 375: 85-91.

Winter J, Meyer M, Berger I, Royer M, Bianchi M, Kuffner K, Peters S, Stang S, Langgartner D, Hartmann F, Schmidtner AK, Reber SO, Bosch OJ, Bludau A, Slattery DS, van den Burg EH, Jurek B, Neumann ID (2021) Chronic oxytocin-driven alternative splicing of Crfr2α induces anxiety. Mol Psychiatry https://doi.org/10.1038/s41380-021-01141-x