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44. Li B, Han C, Liu Y, Ismail N, Smith K, Zhang P, Chen Z, Dai R, Deng Y. (2020). Effect of heavy ion 12C6+ radiation on lipid constitution in the rat brain. Molecules, in press 

43. Sharma R., Smith SA, Boukina N, Dordari A, Mistry A, Taylor BC, Felix N, Cameron A, Fang Z, Smith A, Ismail N. (2020). Use of birth control pill affects stress reactivity and brain structure and function. Hormones and Behavior, in press

42. Pirwani AF, Fang Z, Li B, Smith A, Northoff G, Ismail N. (2020). The effects of gastrointestinal symptoms on structural gray matter volume in youth. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, in press.

41. Han C, Liu Y, Ismail N, Su W, Li B. (2020). Ferroptosis and its potential role in human diseases. Frontiers in Pharmacology, in press

40. Yafoufi E, Matar C, Ismail N. (2020). Adolescence and aging: impact of adolescence inflammatory stress and microbiota alterations on brain development, aging and neurodegeneration.Journal of Gerontology Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences doi: 10.1093/gerona/glaa006. In press

39. Murray E, Smith KB, Stoby KS, Thomas BJ, Swenson MJ, Arber LA, Frenette E, Ismail N, Pubertal probiotic blocks LPS-induced anxiety and the associated neurochemical and microbial outcomes, in a sex dependent manner., Psychoneuroendocrinology, 112:104481. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2019.104481

38. Murray E, Sharma R, Smith KB, Mar K, Barve R, Lukasik M, Pirwani AF, Malette-Guyon E, Lamba S, Thomas BJ, Sadeghi-Emamchaie H, Liang J, Mallet JF, Matar C, Ismail N. (2019). Probiotic consumption during puberty mitigates LPS-induced immune responses and protects against stress-induced depression- and anxiety-like behaviors in adulthood in a sex-specific manner., Brain Behavior and Immunity, 81, 198-212. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2019.06.016.

37. Kolmogorova D, Paré C, Kostuck S, Hudson EC, Lebel N, Houlding E, Gregory JG, Ismail N. (2019). Pubertal immune stress transiently alters spatial memory processes in adulthood., Psychoneuroendocrinology, 102, 261-272. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.12.224, 21-30

36. Sharma R, Kearns May M, Sarr F, Ismail N. (2019). The adaptive immune and stress responses of adult female CD1 mice following exposure to a viral mimetic. Immunology Letters, 208, 30-38. doi: 10.1016/j.imlet.2019.03.005.

35. Sharma R, van Mil S, Melanson B, Thomas BJ, Rooke J, Mallet J-F, Matar C, Schwarz JM, Ismail N. (2019). Programming effects of pubertal lipopolysaccharide treatment in male and female CD-1 mice. Journal of Immunology. 202 (7), 2131-2140. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1801351.

34. N. Ismail and J. D. Blaustein. (2018). Hormones and Female Sexual Behavior. In Reference Module in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology (pp. ). Elsevier. doi:ISBN 9780128093245

33. Kolmogorova D, Paré C, Kostuck S, Hudson EC, Lebel N, Houlding E, Gregory JG, Ismail N. (2018). Pubertal immune stress transiently alters spatial memory processes in adulthood. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 102, 261-272. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.12.224

32. Sharma R, *Rooke J, *Kolmogorova D, *Melanson B, Mallet JF, Matar C, Schwarz J, Ismail N. (2018). Sex differences in the peripheral and central immune responses following lipopolysaccharide treatment in pubertal and adult CD-1 mice. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience. 71:94-104. doi: 10.1016/j.ijdevneu.2018.07.012.

31. Herrera-Covarrubias D., Coria-Avila GA., Munoz-Zavaleta DA., Graillet-Mora O., Aranda-Abreu GE., Rojas-Duran F., Hernandez ME., Ismail N. (2017). Impact of psychologial stress on health. eNeurobiologia, 8(17), 220617.

30. Jones SL., Ismail N., Pfaus JG. (2017). Facilitation of sexual behavior in ovariectomized rats by estradiol and testosterone: a preclinical model of androgen effects on female sexual desire. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 79, 122-133.

29. Kolmogorova D., Murray E., Ismail N. (2017) Monitoring pathogen-induced sickness in mice and rats. Current Protocols in Mouse Biology, 7(2), 65-76.

28. Girard-Joyal O., & Ismail N. (2017). Effect of LPS treatment on tyrosine hydroxylaseexpression and Parkinson-like behaviors. Hormones and Behavior, 89, 1-12.

27. Kane, L., & Ismail, N. (2017). Puberty as a vulnerable period to the effects of immune challenges: focus on sex differences. Behavioral Brain Research, 320, 374-382.

26. Mileva, G., Rooke, J., Ismail, N., Bielajew, C. (2017). Corticosterone and immune cytokine characterization following environmental manipulation in female WKY rats. Behavioral Brain Research, 316, 197-204.

25. Blaustein JD., Ismail N., Holder M. (2016). Review: Puberty as a time of remodeling the adult response to ovarian hormones. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 160, 31-40.

24. Coria -Avila GA., Herrera-Covarrubias D., Ismail N., Pfaus JG. (2016). The role of orgasm in the development and shaping of partner preferences. Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology, 6.

23. Herrera-Covarrubias, D., Tecamachaltzi-Silvaran, M. B., Barradas-Moctezuma, M., Rosalez-Raya, B., Manzo, J., Garcia, L. I., Aranda-Abreu, G. E., Ismail., N., Coria-Avila, G. A., Hernandez Aguilar, M. E. (2016). Effect of copulation on potentially precancerous prostate lesions, serum testosterone and prolactin levels in rats. Experimental Oncology, 38(2), 1-7.

22. Trudeau, V.L., Ismail, N., Dores, R.M. (2016). Special issue of the third biennial meeting of the North American Society for Comparative Endocrinology (Sociedad Norteamericana de Endocrinología Comparada; Societé Nord-Americaine d’Endocrinologie Comparée). General and Comparative Endocrinology, 234, 1-2. Guest Editor

21. Cai K.C., van Mil S., Murray E., Mallet J-F, Matar C., Ismail N. (2016). Age and sex differences in immune response following LPS treatment. Brain Behavior and Immunity, 58, 327-337.

20. Herrera-Covarrubias D., Ismail N., Coria-Avila G.A. (2015). Hypersexuality secondary to Parkinson Disease Treatment. eNeurobiologia, 6(13), 081115.

19. Joyal, O.G., Faragher, A., Bradley, K., Kane, L., Hrycyk, L. E., Ismail, N. (2015). Age and Sex differences in c-Fos Expression and Serum Corticosterone Concentration following LPS Treatment. Neuroscience, 293-301.

18. Blaustein J. D., Ismail N. Holder M. (2015). Puberty as a time of remodeling the adult response to ovarian hormones. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 160, 2-8.

17. Paul, M. J., Terranova, J. I., Probst, C. K., Murray, E. K., Ismail, N., de Vries, G. J. (2014). Sexually dimorphic role for vasopressin in the development of social play. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 8, 1-9.

16. Coria-Avila G.A., Paredes-Ramos P., Alvarez-Croda M, Herrera-Covarrubias D, Tecamachaltzi- Silvaran M.B, Rosales-Raya J.B, Ismail N, Manzo J. (2014). Preferencia sexual en une rata pseudohermafrodita, histologia genital y dimorfismo cerebral. eNeurobiologia, 5(9).

15. Ismail, N., Kumlin, A., Blaustein, J. D. (2013). Effects of exposure to an immune challenge during puberty on the behavioral responsiveness to the anti-depressant effects of estradiol. Neuroscience, 249, 43-52.

14. Blaustein, J.D., Ismail N. (2013). Enduring influence of pubertal stressors on behavioralresponse to hormones in female mice. Hormones and Behavior, 64(2), 390-398.

13. Ismail, N., Blaustein, J.D. (2012). Pubertal immune challenge blocks the ability of estradiol to enhance performance on cognitive tasks in adult female mice. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38(7), 1170-1177.

12. Jones, S.L., Ismail, N., King, L., Pfaus, J.G. (2012). The effects of chronic administration of testosterone propionate with or without estradiol on the sexual behavior and plasma steroid levels of aged female rats. Endocrinology, 153(12), 5928-5939.

11. Ismail, N., Sotomayor-Zárate, R., Bale, T. L., Blaustein, J. D., Gysling, K., Tamashiro, L. K.(2012). Environmental influences that alter the stress circuitry. Hormones and Metabolic Research, 592-597.

10. Pfaus, J.G., Kippin, T.E., Coria-Avila, G.A., Gelez, H., Afonso, V.M., Ismail, N., Parada, M.(2012). Who, What, Where, When, (and Maybe Even Why): How the Experience of Sexual Reward Influences Sexual Desire, Preference, and Performance. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 41(1), 31-62.

9. Olesen, K.M., Ismail, N., Merchasin, E.D., Blaustein, J.D. (2011). Long-term alteration of anxiolytic effects of ovarian hormones in female mice by a pubertal immune stressor. Hormones and Behavior, 60(4), 318-326.

8. Ismail, N., Garas, P., Blaustein, J.D. (2011). Long-term effects of pubertal stressors on female sexual receptivity and estrogen receptor-α expression in CD-1 female mice. Hormones and Behavior, 59(4), 565-571.

7. Ismail, N., Jones, S. L., Graham, M. D., Sylvester, S., Pfaus, J. G. (2010). Partner preference for strain of female in the male rat. Physiology & Behavior, 102(3-4), 285-290.

6. Ismail, N., Laroche, C., Girard-Bériault, F., Menard, S., Greggain, J. A., Pfaus, J.G. (2010). Sexual responses and partner preferences of male rats paired with haloperidol-treated female rats. Physiology & Behavior, 100(2), 116-121.

5. Ismail, N., Girard-Bériault, F., Nakanishi, S., Pfaus, J.G. (2009). Naloxone but not Flupenthixol disrupts the development of conditioned ejaculatory preference in the male rat. Behavioral Neuroscience, 123(5), 992-999.

4. Pfaus, J.G., Ismail, N., Coria-Avila, G. (2009). Sexual Motivation. In: Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience. Edited by George Koob, Richard Thompson and Michel Le Moal. Published by Elsevier.

3. Ismail, N., Gelez, H., Lachapelle, I., Pfaus, J.G. (2009). Pacing conditions contribute to the conditioned ejaculatory preference for a familiar female in the male rat. Physiology & Behavior, 96(2), 201-208.

2. Ismail, N., Zhao, Y., Pfaus, J. G. (2008). Context-dependent acquisition of copulatory behavior in the male rat: Role of female availability. Behavioral Neuroscience, 122(5): 991-997.

1. Coria-Avila, G. A., Gavrila, A. M., Menard, S., Ismail, N., Pfaus, J. G. (2007) Cecum location in rats and the implications for intraperitoneal injections. Lab Animal, 36(7): 25-30

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