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▪ Robbins, M.T., DeBerry, J., Randich, A., and Ness, T.J. (2011). Footshock stress differentially affects two subpopulations of spinal dorsal horn neurons to urinary bladder distension in rats. Brain Research, 1386, 118-126.
▪ Robbins, M.T., Mebane, H., Shaffer, A.D., Ball, C.L., and Ness, T.J. (2010). Effect of estrogen on bladder nociception in rats. Journal of Urology, 183, 1201-1205.
▪ DeBerry, J., Randich, A., Shaffer, A.D., Robbins, M.T. and Ness, T.J. (2010). Neonatal bladder inflammation produces functional changes and alters neuropeptide content in bladders of adult female rats. Journal of Pain, 11, 247-255.
▪ Black, L.V., Ness, T.J., and Robbins, M.T. (2009). Effects of oxytocin and prolactin on stress-induced bladder hypersensitivity in female rats. Journal of Pain,10, 1065-1072.
▪ Wesselmann, U., Baranowski, A. P., Börjesson, M., Curran, N. C., Czakanski, P. P., Giamberardino, M. A., Ness, T. J., Robbins, M. T., and Traub, R.J. (2009). Emerging therapies and novel approaches to visceral pain. Drug Discovery Today: Therapeutic Strategies, 6, 89-95.
▪ Robbins, M.T. and Ness TJ. (2008). Footshock-induced urinary bladder hyperalgesia: role of spinal corticotrophin-releasing factor receptors. Journal of Pain, 9, 991-998.
▪ DeBerry, J., Ness, T.J., Robbins, M.T. and Randich, A. (2007). Inflammation-induced enhancement of the visceromotor reflex to urinary bladder distention: modulation by endogenous opioids and the effects of early-in-life experience with bladder inflammation. Journal of Pain, 8, 914-23.
▪ Robbins, M.T., DeBerry, J., and Ness, T.J. (2007). Chronic psychological stress enhances nociceptive processing in the urinary bladder in high-anxiety rats. Physiology and Behavior, 91: 544-550.
▪ Robbins, M.T., Uzzell, T.W., Aly, S., and Ness, T.J. (2006). Characterization of thalamic neuronal responses to urinary bladder distention, including the effect of acute spinal lesions in the rat. Journal of Pain, 7: 218-224.
▪ Guo, W., Robbins, M.T., Wei, F., Zou, S., Dubner, R., and Ren, K. (2006). Supraspinal brain-derived neurotrophic factor signaling: a novel mechanism for descending pain facilitation. Journal of Neuroscience, 26: 126-137.
▪ Robbins, M.T., Uzzell, T.W., Aly, S., and Ness, T.J. (2005). Visceral nociceptive input to the area of the medullary lateral reticular nucleus ascends in the lateral spinal cord. Neuroscience Letters, 381: 329-333.
▪ Guan, Y., Guo, W., Robbins, M.T., Dubner, R., and Ren, K. (2004). Changes in AMPA receptor phosphorylation in the rostral ventromedial medulla after inflammatory hyperalgesia in rats. Neuroscience Letters, 366: 201-205.
▪ Guo, W., Wei, F., Zou, S., Robbins, M.T., Sugiyo, S., Ikeda, T., Tu, J.C., Worley, P.F., Dubner, R.,and Ren, K. (2004). Group I metabotropic glutamate receptor NMDA receptor coupling and signaling cascade mediate spinal dorsal horn NMDA receptor 2B tyrosine phosphorylation associated with inflammatory hyperalgesia. Journal of Neuroscience, 24: 9161-9173.
▪ Randich, A., Chandler, P.C., Mebane, H., Turnbach, M.E., Meller, S.T., Kelm, G.R., and Cox, J.E. (2004). Jejunal administration of linoleic acid increases activity of neurons in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus. American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 286: R166-R173.
▪ Mebane, H., Turnbach, M.E., and Randich, A. (2003). Spinal EP receptor mediating prostaglandin E2-induced mechanical hyperalgesia, thermal hyperalgesia, and touch-evoked allodynia in rats. Journal of Pain, 4: 392-399.
▪ Turnbach, M.E. and Randich, A. (2002). The role of spinal neurokinin-1 and glutamate receptors in hyperalgesia and allodynia induced by prostaglandin E2 or zymosan in the rat. Pain, 97: 127-137.
▪ Turnbach, M.E., Spraggins, D.S., and Randich, A. (2002) Spinal administration of prostaglandin E2 or prostaglandin F2a primarily produces mechanical hyperalgesia that is mediated by nociceptive specific spinal dorsal horn neurons. Pain, 97: 33-45.
▪ Turnbach, M.E. and Randich, A. (2001) The effect of spinal and systemic administration of indomethacin on zymosan-induced edema, mechanical hyperalgesia and thermal hyperalgesia. Journal of Pain, 2: 25-35.
▪ Spraggins, D.S., Turnbach, M.E., and Randich, A. (2001) Effects of glutamate receptor antagonists on spinal dorsal horn neurons during zymosan-induced inflammation in rats. Journal of Pain, 2: 12-24.