The Kentner ENRICHED Laboratory

[Environmental Neuroprotection from Immune Challenges in Early Development]

 

Publications
Roderick, R.C., Kentner, A.C. (2018).  Building a framework to optimize animal models of maternal immune activation: Like your ongoing home improvements, it's a work in progress. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, in press,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2018.10.011.

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 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41386-018-0185-7

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://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.07.029.

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, 73, 165-166,  

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 https://doi.org/10.1002/dev.21775.
                                           

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://doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2018.06.006.

                                                              

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,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2018.02.023.   

                                                                                             

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://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2017.11.035.                                                                                                                                                                                

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://doi.org/10.1016/j.yfrne.2017.02.002.

        

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, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28535862.  

                    

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://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2016.10.007

                                                                                                                                                                        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://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2016.03.013


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.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2015.11.002.


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,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2014.10.021.

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,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2014.06.020.


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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School of Arts & Sciences
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
179 Longwood Avenue
Boston Massachusetts
02115

email: amanda.kentner@mcphs.edu
179 longwood avenue boston