The Kentner ENRICHED Laboratory

[Environmental Neuroprotection from Immune Challenges in Early Development]

 

Publications
Kentner, A.C., Bilbo, S.D., Brown, A.S., Hsiao, E.Y., McAllister, A.K., Meyer, U., Pearce, B.D., Pletnikov, M.V., Yolken, R.H., Bauman, M.D. (2018). Maternal immune activation: reporting guidelines to improve the rigor, reproducibility, and transparency of the model. Neuropsychopharmacology, in press. 

Kentner, A.C., Scalia, S., Shin, J., Migliore, M.M., Rondon-Ortiz, A.N. (2018). Targeted sensory enrichment interventions protect against behavioral and neuroendocrine consequences of early life stress. 
Psychoneuroendocrinology, 98, 74-85,  https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1XZBF15hUdI~5u

Speno, A.V. Kentner, A.C. (2018). Do gut reactions to antibiotics lead to sex dependent changes in behavior following neonatal immune challenge? Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, in press,  

Kentner, A.C., Cryan, J.F., Brummelte, S. (2018). Resilience priming: translational models for understanding resiliency and adaptation to early-life adversity. Developmental Psychobiology, in press.                                          

Kentner, A.C., Khan, U., MacRae, M., Dowd, S.E., Yan, S. (2018). The effects of antibiotics on social aversion following early life inflammation. Physiology & Behavior, 194, 311-318. 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29908235

                                                              

Kovacs, A.H., Grace, S.L., Kentner, A.C., Nolan, R.P., Silversides, C.K., Irvine, M.J. (2018). Feasibility outcomes in a pilot randomized controlled trial of a psychosocial intervention for adults with congenital heart disease. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 34, 766-773.  

                                                                                             

Kentner, A.C., Lima, E., Migliore, M.M., Shin, J., Scalia, S. (2018). Complex environmental rearing enhances social salience and affects hippocampal corticotropin releasing hormone receptor expression in a sex specific manner.  Neuroscience, 369, 399-411; https://www.ncbi.nih.gov/pubmed/29183827.                                                                                                                                                                                

Kentner, A.C., Grace, S.L. (2017). Between mind and heart: sex-based cognitive bias in cardiovascular disease treatment. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology, 45, 18-24; https://www.ncbi.nih.gov/pubmed/2823227.

        

Honeycutt, J., Nguyen, J., Kentner, A.C., Brenhouse, H.C. (2017). Effects of water bottle materials and filtration on Bisphenol-A content in laboratory animal drinking water. Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, 56, 269-272. 

                    

Yan, S., Kentner, A.C., (2017). Mechanical allodynia corresponds to Oprm1 downregulation within the descending pain network of male and female rats exposed to neonatal immune challenge. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 63, 148-159; https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27742580

                                                                                                                                                                        Kentner, A.C., Khoury, A., Lima Queiroz, E., MacRae, M. (2016). Environmental enrichment rescues the effects of early life inflammation on markers of synaptic plasticity. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 57, 151-160.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27002704.


Kentner, A.C. (2015). Neuroprotection and recovery from early-life adversity: considerations for environmental enrichment. Neural Regeneration Research10, 1545-1547;  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26692834.


Kovacs AH, Bandyopadhyay M, Grace SL, Kentner AC, Nolan RP, Silversides CK, Jane Irvine M.(2015).  Adult Congenital Heart Disease-Coping And REsilience (ACHD-CARE): Rationale and methodology of a pilot randomized controlled trial. Contemp Clin Trials, S1551-7144(15)30113-0. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2015.11.002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26546067


MacRae, M., Macrina, T.,  Khoury, A., Migliore, M.M., Kentner, A.C. (2015). Tracing the trajectory of behavioral impairments and oxidative stress in an animal model of neonatal inflammation. Neuroscience, 298,  455-466http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25934038


MacRae, M., Kenkel, W., Kentner, A.C. (2015). Social rejection following neonatal inflammation is mediated by olfactory scent cues.  Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 49,43-48http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25744105

 

Riazi, K., Galic, M.A., Kentner, A.C., Reid, A.Y., Sharkey, K.A., Pittman, Q.J. (2015). Microglia-dependent alteration of glutamatergic transmission and plasticity in the hippocampus during peripheral inflammation. Journal of Neuroscience, 35,  4942-4952http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25810524


Kovacs, A., Kentner, A.C., Grace, S.L., Nolan, R., Silversides, C., Bandyopadhyay, M., Irvine, J. (2015). Initial feasibility results of a group coping and resilience program for adults with congenital heart disease. Journal of the American College of Cardiology,  65, A550. http://content.onlinejacc.org/article.aspx?articleid=2198170


Connors, E.J., Migliore, M.M., Pillsbury, S.L., Shaik, A.N., Kentner, A.C. (2015). Environmental enrichment models a naturalistic form of maternal separation and shapes the anxiety response patterns of offspring. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 52, 153-167. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25437120

Connors, E.J., Shaik, N.A., Migliore, M.M., Kentner, A.C. (2014). Environmental enrichment mitigates the sex-specific effects of gestational inflammation on social engagement and the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis-feedback system. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 42, 178-190. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25011058


Pourhabib, S., Kentner, A.C., Grace, S.L. (2014). The impact of patient-healthcare provider discussions on enrollment in cardiovascular rehabilitation. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 46, 924-931. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25102939


Kentner, A.C., Kovacs, A. H., Grace, S.L. (2014). Chapter  9: Cardiovascular Disease. In Fundamentals of Health Psychology.Hadjistavropoulos, T., & Hadjistavropoulos, H.D., (Eds).Oxford University Press. http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199002757.do


Beckstead, J., Pezzo, M., Beckie, T., Shahraki, F., Kentner, A.C., & Grace, S.L. (2014). Physicians’ tacit and stated policies for determining patient benefit and referral to cardiac rehabilitation. Medical Decision Making, 34, 63-74. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23784848

Kentner, A.C., & Pittman, Q.J. (2010). Mini-review: Early life programming by inflammation of the neuroendocrine system. Endocrinology,151, 4602-4606. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20668021 


Kentner, A.C., McLeod, S., Field, E., & Pittman, Q.J. (2010). Sex-dependent effects of neonatal inflammation on adult inflammatory markers and behavior. Endocrinology, 151, 2689-2699. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20392837


Konkle, A.T.M., Kentner, A.C., Baker, S.L., Stewart, A., & Bielajew, C. (2010). Environmental-enrichment-related variations in behavioral, biochemical, and physiologic responses of Sprague-Dawley and Long Evans rats.  Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science. 49, 427-436. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20819388

 

Kentner, A.C., Abizaid, A., & Bielajew C. (2010). Modeling Dad: animal models of paternal behavior. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 34, 438-451. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19744516

 

Kentner, A.C., Takeuchi, A., Miki, T., James, J.S., Hayley, S., Seino, S., & Bielajew, C. (2008). Exploring the endogenous cytokine responses to LPS: the effects of brain stimulation reward and environmental enrichment in Sprague-Dawley rats. Brain Research, 1217, 50-61. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18511025

 

Kentner, A.C., James, J.S., Miguelez, M., & Bielajew, C. (2007). Investigating the hedonic effects of interferon-α on female rats using brain-stimulation reward. Behavioural Brain Research, 177, 90-99. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17126922

 

Kentner, A.C., Miguelez, M., James, J.S., & Bielajew, C. (2006). Behavioural and metabolic effects of interferon-α on male Sprague-Dawley rats. Brain Research, 1095, 96-106. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16712809

 

Baker, S.L., Kentner A.C., Konkle, A.T.M, Barbagallo L, & Bielajew, C. (2006). Evaluation of the effects of chronic mild stress in Sprague-Dawley and Long Evans female rats. Physiology & Behavior, 87, 314-22. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16386277

 

Miguelez, M., Lacasse, M., Kentner, A.C., Rizk, I., Fouriezos, G., & Bielajew, C. (2004).  Short-and long-term effects of interleukin-2 on weight, food intake, and hedonic mechanisms in the rat. Behavioural Brain Research, 154, 311-319. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15313018

 

Miguelez, M., Kentner, A.C., Deslauriers, K., Fouriezos, G., Parkinson, M., & Bielajew, C. (2004). Interhemispheric involvement of the anterior cortical nuclei of the amygdala in the circuit underlying brain stimulation reward. Brain Research, 1003, 138-150. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15019573

 

Bielajew, C., Konkle, A.T.M., Kentner, A.C., Baker, S.L., Stewart, A., Hutchins, A.A., Santa-Maria Barbagallo, L., & Fouriezos, G. (2003).  Strain and gender specific effects in the forced swim test: effects of previous stress exposure. Stress, 6, 269-280. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14660059

 

Konkle, A.T.M., Baker, S.L., Kentner, A.C., Barbagallo,  L., Merali, Z., & Bielajew C. (2003). Evaluation of the effects of chronic mild stressors on hedonic and physiological responses: sex and strain compared. Brain Research, 992, 227-328. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14625061

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Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
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Boston Massachusetts
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email: amanda.kentner@mcphs.edu
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