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56. *Yahfoufi N., *Kadamani AK., *Aly S., Al Sharani S., Liang J., Butcher J., Stintzi A., Matar C. and Ismail N. (2022, September). Pubertal consumption of R. badensis subspecies acadiensis modulates LPS-induced immune responses and gut microbiome dysbiosis in a sex-specific manner. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. (In Press)

55. Granata L, Gildawie KR, Ismail N, Brenhouse HC, Kopec AM. (2022, August). Immune signaling as a node of interaction between systems that sex-specifically develop during puberty and adolescence. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 57, 101143.

54. *Esposito P, *Kearns MM, *Smith KB, *Chandrasegaram R, *Kadamani AK, *Gandelman M, Liang J, Nikpoor N, Tompkins TA, Ismail N. (2022, May). The effects of antimicrobials and lipopolysaccharide on acute immune responsivity in pubertal male and female CD1 mice. Comprehensive Psychoneuroendocrinology, 11, 100147.

53. *Kolmogorova D., Ismail N. (2021, October). Pubertal LPS treatment selectively alters PSD-95 expression in male CD-1 mice. Brain Research Bulletin, 175, 186-195.

52. *Smith KB, *Murray E, *Gardner Gregory J, Liang J, Ismail N. (2021, September). Pubertal Probiotics Mitigate Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Programming of the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal axis in Male Mice only. Brain Research Bulletin, 177, 111-118.

51. *Sharma R., Cameron A., Fang Z., Ismail N., Smith A. (2021, August). The regulatory roles of progesterone and estradiol on emotion processing in women. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 21, 1026–1038.

50. *Yahfoufi N., *Ah-Yen EG., *Chandrasegaram R., *Aly S, *Murack M., *Kadamani AK, Matar C., Ismail N. (2021, July). Adolescent Use of Potential Novel Probiotic Rouxiella badensis subsp. acadiensis (Canan SV-53) Mitigates Pubertal LPS-Induced Behavioral Changes in Adulthood in a Sex-Specific Manner by Modulating 5HT1A Receptors Expression in Specific Brain Areas. Comparative Psychoneuroendocrinology, 7, 100063.

49. *Yahfoufi NA, Alsadi N, Mallet J-F, Kulshreshtha G, Hincke M, Ismail N, Matar C. (2021, March). Immunomodulation and Intestinal Morpho-Functional Aspects of a Novel Gram-negative Bacterium Rouxiella badensis subsp. acadiensis. Frontiers in Microbiology, 12, 569119.

48. *Kolmogorova D, *Ah-Yen EG, *Taylor BC, *Vaggas T, Liang J, Davis T, Ismail N. (2021, February). Sex-specific responses of the pubertal neuroimmune axis in CD-1 mice. Brain Behavior and Immunity - Health, 13, 100229.

47. *Murack M, *Chandrasegaram R, *Smith KB, *Ah-Yen EG, *Rheaume E, *Malette-Guyon E, *Nanji Z, *Semchishen SN, *Latus O, Messier C, Ismail N. (2021). Chronic Sleep Disruption induces depression-like behavior in adolescent male and female mice and sensitization of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in adolescent female mice. Behavioral Brain Research, 399, 113001.

46. *Smith KB, *Murray E, *Chandrasegaram R, Liang J, Mallet J-F, Matar C, Blaustein JD, Ismail N. (2021, January). Pubertal immune challenge suppresses the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis in male and female mice. Brain Research Bulletin, 170, 90-97.

45. Cao Y, Li B, Ismail N, Smith K, Li T, Dai T, Deng Y. (2021, January). Neurotoxicity and underlying mechanisms of endogenous neurotoxins. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 22(23), 12805.

44. Shahbazi R, Yasavoli-Sharahi H, Alsadi N, Ismail N, Matar C. (2020, October). Probiotics in treatment of viral respiratory infections and neuroinflammatory disorders. Molecules, 25(21), 4891. (In Press)

43. *Sharma R, Fang Z, Smith A, Ismail N. (2020, September). Oral contraceptive use, especially during puberty, alters resting state functional connectivity. Hormones and Behavior, 126, 104849.

42. McCormick CM, *Smith K, Baumbach JL, Nasciento de Lima AP, Shaver M, Hodges TE, Marcolin ML, Ismail N. (2020, August). Adolescent social instability stress leads to immediate and lasting sex-specific changes in the neuroendocrine-immune-gut axis in rats. Hormones and Behavior, 26, 104845.

41. Li B, Han C, Liu Y, Ismail N, Smith K, Zhang P, Chen Z, Dai R, Deng Y. (2020, July). Effect of Heavy Ion 12C6+ Radiation on Lipid Constitution in the Rat Brain. Molecules, 25(16), 3762.

40. *Yahfoufi N, Matar C, Ismail N. (2020, June). Adolescence and aging: impact of adolescence inflammatory stress and microbiota alterations on brain development, aging and neurodegeneration. The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences, 75(7), 1251-1257.

39. *Sharma R, *Smith SA, Boukina N, *Dordari A, *Mistry A, *Taylor BC, *Felix N, Cameron A, Fang Z, Smith A, Ismail N. (2020, May). Use of the birth control pill affects stress reactivity and brain structure and function. Hormones and Behavior, 124, 104783.

38. *Pirwani AF, Fang Z, Li B, Smith A, Northoff G, Ismail N. (2020, May). The effects of gastrointestinal symptoms on structural gray matter volume in youth. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, 80(6), 477-488.

37. Han C, Liu Y, Ismail N, Su W, Li B. (2020, April). Ferroptosis and its potential role in human diseases. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 11, 1-19.

36. *Murray E, *Smith KB, *Stoby KS, *Thomas BJ, *Swenson MJ, *Arber LA, *Frenette E, Ismail N. (2020, February). Pubertal probiotic blocks LPS-induced anxiety and the associated neurochemical and microbial outcomes, in a sex dependent manner. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 112, 104481.

35. *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, June). 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.

34. *Sharma R., *Kearns MM., *Sarr F., Ismail N. (2019, March). The adaptive immune and stress responses of adult female CD1 mice following exposure to a viral mimetic. Immunology Letters, 208, 30-38.

33. *Kolmogorova D, *Paré C, *Kostuck S, *Hudson EC, *Lebel N, *Houlding E, *Gregory JG, Ismail N. (2019, January). 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, *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.

31. *Sharma R, *Rooke J, *Kolmogorova D, *Melanson B, Mallet JF, Matar C, Schwarz J, Ismail N. (2018, July). 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.

30. *Herrera-Covarrubias D., Coria-Avila G., Hernandez M.E., Ismail N. (2017, December). Stress during puberty facilitates precancerous prostate lesions in adult rats. Experimental Oncology, 39(4), 269-275.

29. *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.

28. *Kolmogorova D., *Murray E., & Ismail N. (2017). Monitoring Pathogen-Induced Sickness in Mice and Rats. Current Protocols in Mouse Biology, 7(2), 65-76.

27. *Girard-Joyal O., & Ismail N. (2017). Effect of LPS treatment on tyrosine hydroxylase expression and Parkinson-like Behaviors. Hormones and Behavior, 89, 1-12.

26. Mileva, G.R., 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. Jones S.L., Ismail N., Pfaus J.G. (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.

24. *Herrera-Covarrubias D., Coria-Avila G.A., Munoz-Zavaleta D.A., Graillet-Mora O., Aranda-Abreu G.E., Rojas-Duran F., Hernández M.E., Ismail N. (2017). Impact of psychosocial stress on health. eNeurobiologia.

23. Blaustein J.D., Ismail N., Holder M. (2016, May). Review: Puberty as a time of remodeling the adult response to ovarian hormones. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 160, 2-8.

22. *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 in mice. Brain Behavior and Immunity, 58, 327-337.

21. 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.

20. Herrera-Covarrubias D., Tecamachaltzi-Silvaran M.B., Barradas-Moctezuma M., Rosalez-Raya J.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.

19. Coria-Avila G.A., Herrera-Covarrubias D., Ismail N., Pfaus J.G. (2016). The role of orgasm in the development and shaping of partner preferences. Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology, 6, 31815.

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

17. *Girard-Joyal O., *Faragher A., *Bradley K., *Kane L., *Hrycyk L.E., Ismail N. (2015, September). Age and sex differences in c-Fos expression and serum corticosterone concentration following LPS treatment. Neuroscience, 305, 293-301.

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

15. 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, January). Preferencia sexual en una rata pseudohermafrodita, histologia genital y dimorfismo cerebral. eNeurobiologia, 5(9).

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

13. Ismail N., Blaustein J.D. (2013, November). Pubertal immune challenge blocks the ability of estradiol to enhance performance on cognitive tasks in adult female mice. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38(7), 1170-1177.

12. Ismail N., *Kumlin A., Blaustein J.D. (2013, October). A pubertal immune challenge alters the antidepressant-like effects of chronic estradiol treatment in inbred and outbred adult female mice. Neuroscience, 249, 43-52.

11. Jones S.L., Ismail N., *King L., Pfaus J.G. (2012, September). 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.

10. Ismail N., Sotomayor-Zárate R., Bale T.L., Blaustein J.D., Gysling K. Tamashiro L.K. (2012, July). Environmental influences that alter the stress circuitry. Hormones and Metabolic Research, 44(8), 592-597.

9. Pfaus J.G., Kippin T.E., Coria-Avila G.A., Gelez H., Afonso V.M., Ismail N., Parada, M. (2012, March). 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.

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

7. Ismail N., Jones S.L., Graham M.D., *Sylvester S., Pfaus J.G. (2011, September). Partner preference for strain of female in Long-Evans male rats. Physiology & Behavior, 102(3-4), 285-290.

6. Ismail N., *Garas P., Blaustein J.D. (2011, July). 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.

5. Ismail N., Laroche C., *Girard-Bériault F., Menard S., *Greggain J.A., Pfaus J.G. (2010, February). Conditioned ejaculatory preference in male rats paired with haloperidol-treated females. Physiology & Behavior, 100(2), 116-121.

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

3. Ismail N., Gelez H., *Lachapelle I. Pfaus J.G. (2008, September). 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, May). 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, May). Cecum location in rats and the implications for intraperitoneal injections. Lab Animal, 36(7), 25-30.

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