Jean A. King
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Center for Comparative NeuroImaging
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
Phone: (508) 856-4979 or (508)-856-8035
Fax: (508) 856-6426 or (508)-856-8090
E-mail:
Jean.King@umassmed.edu

Education: 
Post-Doctoral Experience (1988-1992, Neuropsychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; Supervisor,
Dr. Eugene Emory
Doctor of Philosophy (1988, Thesis Distinction Award, Neurophysiology),
New York University, New York, New York; Mentors, Dr. Fleur Strand; Dr. Efrain
Azmitia
Master of Science (1982, Cell Biology), City University of New York, New York, New York
Bachelor of Science (1979, Magna Cum Laude, Biology), St. Francis College, Brooklyn, New York

Academic Appointments:
Vice-Chair of Research
Department of Psychiatry
University of Massachusetts Medical School 2007-present

Director, Center for Comparative NeuroImaging
Department of Psychiatry
University of Massachusetts Medical School 2007-present

Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
University of Massachusetts Medical School 2007-present

Associate Director, Center for Comparative NeuroImaging
Department of Psychiatry
University of Massachusetts Medical School 2001-2007

Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
University of Massachusetts Medical School 2000-2007

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Massachusetts Medical School 1994-2000

American Association of University Women Fellow, Department of Physiology
University of Massachusetts Medical Center 1993-1994

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology
Emory University 1989-1992

Visiting Lecturer in Physiology and Neurobiology
Spelman College 1989-1991

Teaching Assistant, Department of Biology
New York University 1984-1988

Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Biology
Hunter College 1980-1982

Lab Instructor
St. Francis College 1978-1979

Academic Service:

 Member, NIH Office of Research On Women’s Health Roundtable (1992)

  • Chair, American Psychological Association- Stress Panel, Washington DC (1992)
  • Member, American Psychological Association- Women’s Health Conference Advisory Committee (1995)
  • Member, Health and Human Services, Panel On Women’s Health in Medical School (1994)
  • Member, Human Subjects Committee, University of Mass. Med. Center (1995-1998)
  • Member, Personnel Action Committee, Department of Psychiatry, University of Mass. Med. Center (1996-present)
  • Member, Grand Rounds Committee- Department of Psychiatry, University of Mass. Med. Center (1996-present)
  • Co-Chair, Women’s Issue Committee, Department of Psychiatry, University of Mass. Med. School (1995-1996)
  • Member, Search Committee- Director of Psychology, University of Mass. Med. Center (1999)
  • Member, Selection Committee for NIH Summer Fellowships (1994-present)
  • Interviewer, Admission Committee, University of Massachusetts Medical School (1998-present)
  • Corporator - Ecotarium Science Museum, Worcester, MA (1994-present)
  • Board of Directors - Ecotarium Science Museum, Worcester, MA (2005-present)
  • Program Committee - Ecotarium Science Museum, Worcester, MA (2005-present)
  • Member- Search Committee- Director of Psychology- UMASS Medical School (2000)
  • Member- National Institute of Neurological Disorder and Stroke- NIH– Health Disparities Working Group-Cognitive and Emotional Health in Minority Children-Bethesda MD (2001)
  • Member –Search Committee-Director of Animal Medicine-UMASS Medical School (2002)
  • Member- Planning Committee- New York Academy of Sciences Conference-Childhood Mental Illness: Preclinical and Clinical Approaches (2002)
  • Chair of the Co-Coordinating Team- New York Academy of Sciences Conference-Childhood Mental Illness- Rockefeller University, NYC (2003)
  • Acting Chair- Promotions Action Committee- Department of Psychiatry (11/05; 12/05; 8/06; 3/07)
  • Member – Research Day – Department of Psychiatry (2005-present)
  • Member- Women Faculty – Department of Psychiatry (2007)
  • Member – Executive Committee – Department of Psychiatry (2007)
  • Member, Faculty Diversity Scholars Program (FDSP) – UMass Medical School (2008)
  • Chair of Search Committee – Department of Psychiatry (2007-2008)
  • Member, Women’s Programs Advisory Board – WPI (2008)
  • Women Leadership Committee, Member
  • Faculty Advancement Department Liaisons Committee (school), Member
  • Member, Planning Committee (leadership seminar- Women’s Leadership Committee)
  • Women Leadership Work Group, Member
  • Strategic Planning Education Group, Co-Chair
  • Implementation Team – Education Group, Co-Chair
  • Executive Committee, Member
  • Executive Committee-CMHSR, Member
  • Thesis Committee for Graduate Student- Murali Murugavel defense
  • Mentor African American students (UMMS- Graduate Students)
  • Admission Committee (Interviewer)
  • Chair, Steve Banks Award for Research Mentoring Committee
  • Chair, CCNI Faculty Search Committee
  • Co-Leader AIG-Imaging in Psychiatry
  • Co-Leader, Strategic Plan For Faculty and Staff Career Development
  • ACCA Awards

Non-Academic Service:

  • Editorial Board, HealthQuest Magazine (1995-present)
  • Member, Board of Directors, National Black Women’s Health Project (1990-1993)
  • Elected Chair, Board of Directors, National Black Women’s Health Project (1992-1993) (International Health Organization with Chapters in 33 states and 7 countries)
  • Board of Directors, Daybreak Resources for Women and Children (1994-1996)
  • Chair, Daybreak Resources for Women and Children Committee, YWCA, MA (1998-present)
  • Chair, Daybreak Resources for Women and Children Breakfast Committee, MA (1997-present)
  • Chair, Daybreak Women’s Author Evening
  • Vice-President, Board of Directors-Girls Inc., Worcester, MA (1996-present)
  • Board of Directors- YWCA, Worcester, MA (1996-2004)
  • Member- Search Committee- Director of the Jane Dow Fund- Boston, MA (1997)
  • Member- Search Committee- Executive Director- Girl’s Incorporated- Worcester, MA (2000)
  • Co-leader Mentoring Committee for International Brain Research Organization -Women in World Neuroscience (WWN)
  • Greater Worcester Community Agency-Co-operator
  • EcoTarium (Museum of Science) Program and Marketing Committee-Member
  • EcoTarium Board of Directors, Member
  • WPI Advisory Committee/Dept of Women’s Study-member

Awards and Honors:

  • Chi Beta Phi (Honor Society for Science Students) (1975-1979)
  • Graduate with Honors - Magna Cum Laude (1979)Minority biomedical Research Support (MBRS) Fellow (1980-1982)
  • Porter Development Fellowship Award- American Physiological Society (1981-1988)
  • Distinguished Merit Dissertation Award-New York University (1988)
  • NIMH Post- Doctoral Fellowship- National Institute of Health (1990-1992)
  • American Association of University Women/Siebert Scholar (1993-1994)
  • MGH-NMR fMRI Visiting Fellowship Program (2000)
  • Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Program -Academic Mentor (2001-2002)
  • Erskine Award – In Science and Medicine- Worcester MA (5/2004)
  • President’s Public Service Award – University of Massachusetts (2008)
  • UMMS-Outstanding Community Service Award (given by the Women’s Faculty Members 2008)
  • Advocate for Girls Award – Girls Incorporated of Worcester (2009)
Dissertation Advisory Committee:

Research Advisory Committee, Chair
Kenneth M. Sicard, Ph.D; M.D.
Thesis: Multimodal MRI, Behavioral Testing, and Histology in a Rat Model of Transient Focal Cerebral Ischemia

Research Advisory Committee, Chair
Karl F. Schmidt, Ph.D.
Thesis: Development of Pharmacological Magnetic Resonance Imaging Methods and Their Application to the Investigation of Antipsychotic Drugs

Research Advisory Committee, Chair
Jeffrey R. Tenney, Ph.D.; M.D.
Thesis: Functional MRI of Rat and Monkey Models of Absence Epilepsy


Research Advisory Committee, Member
Katariina Lahti, Ph.D.
Thesis: Novel functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopic Imaging
Techniques in Pre-clinical Modeling

NIH Study Section:

National Institute of Neurological Disorder and Stroke
Special Emphasis Panel- Cognitive Neuroscience
Council ZNS1 SRB-A 01 1 6/2002

National Institute of Mental Health
member- Biobehavioral and Behavioral Processes 1 Study Section [BBBP-1]
2/2003- 2/2008

NIH Study Section Member: Emerging Technologies and Training in Neuroscience

NIH Study Section Member: Bio-behavioral Regulation

NIH Mock Panel, University of Akron, Department of Neuroscience, Akron , Ohio

Patents Granted:

Title: Method and Apparatus for Performing Neuroimaging, Reg. #36,622
Title: Method and Apparatus for Performing Neuroimaging on Monkeys, Reg. #37,974
Title: Peptide Ligand Chelated Paramagnetic Elements as MRI Contrast Agent, Reg. # 42,088

 Memberships:

· Society for Neuroscience (1984-present)
· International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (2000-present)
· New York Academy of Science (1984-present)
· Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology (2003-present)

Full Papers:

King J, Strand FL. (1988). Nicotine depression of neonatal motor activity. Peptides 9:39-44. 
King J, Strand FL. (1988). Increased ACTH plasma levels with prenatal and postnatal nicotine administration. Ann N.Y. Acad. Sci. 496:301-310.
Frischer R, King J, Rose KJ, Strand FL. (1988). Matural changes induced in neonatal rat motor system with early postnatal administration of nicotine. Int. J. Dev. Neurosci. 6:149-154.
Rose KJ, Frischer R, King J, Strand FL. (1988). Neonatal neuromuscular parameter vary in susceptibility to postnatal ACTH/MSH 4-10 administration. Peptides 9:151-156.
King JA, Dávila-Gracía M, Azmitia EC, Strand FL. (1991). Differential effects of prenatal and postnatal ACTH or nicotine exposure on 5HT high affinity uptake in the neonatal ra brain. Int. J. Devel. Neurosci. 9:281-286.
Henderson M, King JA. (1992). Morbidity and mortality in women. HHS Public Health Service NIH# 92-3457:51-62.
King JA, Fray JCS. (1992). Hydrogen and potassium regulation of (pro)Renin processing and secretion. Am. J. Physiol. 267: F1-F12.
King JA, Campbell D, Henn FA, Edwards EE. (1993). Differential development of the stress response in congenital learned helplessness. International J. Devel. Neuroscience 11: 435-442.
King JA, (1996). Perinatal stress and the development of the stress response. Possible link to a transactional model for non-optimal behavior In: Understanding Aggressive Behavior In Children. (Editors: Craig Ferris and Thomas Grisso) Annals of New York Academy of Science 794:104-112.
King JA, Barkley R, Barrett S. (1998). ADHD and the stress response. Biol. Psychiatry 44:72-74.
Ferris CF, Shtiegman K, King JA. (1998). Voluntary ethanol consumption in male adolescent hamsters increases testosterone and aggression. Physiol. And Behavior 63(5):739-744.
Lahti K, Ferris C, Sotak C, King JA. (1998). Neuroimaging in conscious animals. Journal Neuroscience Methods 82:75-83.
Lahti K, Ferris C, Sotak C, King JA. (1999). Comparison of evoked cortical activity in conscious and propofol-anesthetized rats using functional MRI. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 44(2):412-417.
King JA, Edwards E. (1999). Early stress and genetic influences on hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis functioning in adulthood. Hormones and Behavior 36:79-85.
Edwards E, King JA, Fray J. (1999). Modulation of HPA axis and renin-angiotensin system in congenital learned helpless rats exposed to stress early in development. Int. J. Develop. Neuroscience 17:805-812.
Edwards E, King JA, Fray J. (2000). Hypertension and Type II diabetes models have divergent propensities to learned helpless behaviors in rodents. Am. J. Hypertension 13:659-665.
King JA, Kelly TN, Delville Y. (2000). Adult levels of testosterone alters catecholamine innervation in an animal model of ADHD. Neuropsychobiology 42:163-168.
King JA, Barkley R, Delville Y, Ferris C. (2000). Early androgen treatment decreases cognitive functioning and catecholamine innervation of frontal cortex in an animal model of ADHD. Behavioral Brain Research 107:35-43.
King JA, Rosal MC, Ma Y, Steineck III EJ, Ockene I. (2000). Sequence effects in salivary cortisol. Behav. Medicine 26 (2):67-73.
Ferris CF, Snowdon CT, King JA, Duong TQ, Ziegler TE, Ugurbil E, Ludwig R, Schultz-Darken NJ, Wu Z, Olson DP, Sullivan Jr. JM, Tannenbaum PL, Vaughan JT. (2001). Functional imaging of brain activity in conscious monkeys responding to sexually arousing cues. NeuroReport 12(10):2231-2236. 
King JA, Abend S, Edwards E. (2001). Genetic predisposition and the Development of posttraumatic stress disorder in an animal model. Biol. Psychiatry. 50:231-237.
King JA, Mandansky D, King S, Fletcher KE, Brewer J. (2001). Early abuse and cortisol. Psych and Clinical Neuroscience 55:71-74.
King JA, Messenger T, Ferris C. (2002). Seed finding in golden hamsters: A potential animal model for screening anxiolytic drugs. Neuropsychobiology 45:145-155.
Tenney JR, Duong TQ, King JA, Ludwig R, Ferris CF. (2003). Corticothalamic modulation during absence seizures: A functional MRI assessment. Epilepsia; 44:1133-1140.
Sicard K, Shen Q, Brevard M, Sullivan R, Ferris C, King JA, Duong TQ. (2003). Regional cerebral blood flow in conscious and anesthetized rats under basal and hypercapnic conditions:implications for fMRI studies. J Cereb. Blood Flow and Metab. 23: 472-481.
King JA, Tenney J, Rossi V, Colamussi L, Burdick S. (2003). Neural substrates underlying impulsivity. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1008:160-169. 
Tenney JR, Duong TQ, King JA, Ferris CF. (2003). MRI of drug-induced and spontaneous absence epiliepsy in awake rats. Epilepsia 44 Suppl. 9:43 (Abst. 1.115). 
Brevard ME, Duong TQ, King JA, Ferris CF. (2003). Changes in MRI signal intensity during hypercapnic challenge under conscious and anesthetized conditions. Magn Reson Imaging. 21(9):995-1001. 
Tenney JR, Duong TQ, King JA, Ludwig R, Ferris CF. (2003). Corticothalamic modulation during absence seizures in rats: a functional MRI assessment. Epilepsia. 44(9):1133-1140. 
Snowdon CT, Ferris C, King JA, Ziegler TE, Schultz-Darken NA, Olson DP. (2004). Noninvasive imaging of neural pathways activated by odors from ovulating female common marmosets. Folia Primatol. (Basel). 75 (suppl 1):222.
Ludwig R, Bodgdanov G, King J, Allard A, Ferris CF. (2004). A dual RF resonator system for high-field functional magnetic resonance imaging of small animals. J Neurosci Methods. 132(2):125-135.
Ferris CF, Snowdon CT, King JA, Sullivan JM Jr, Ziegler TE, Olson DP, Schultz-Darken NJ, Tannenbaum PL, Ludwig R, Wu Z, Einspanier A, Vaughan JT, Duong TQ. (2004). Activation of neural pathways associated with sexual arousal in non-human primates. J Magn Reson Imaging. 19(2):168-175. 
Rosal MC, King JA, Ma Y, Reed G, Herbert JR, Stanek E, Ockene I. (2004). Stress, Social Support and Cortisol: Inverse Associations? Behavioral Med. 30:11-21.
Tenney JR, Marshall PC, King JA, Ferris CF. (2004). fMRI of generalized absence status epilepticus in conscious marmoset monkeys reveals corticothalamic activation. Epilepia. 45(10):1240-7. 
Tenney JR, Duong TQ, King JA, Ferris CF. (2004). FMRI of brain activation in a genetic rat model of absence seizures. Epilepsia. 45(6):576-82.
King J, Tenney J. (2004). Imaging gbl-induced absence seizures in marmoset monkeys. Folia Primatol. (Basel). 75 (suppl 1):221-222.
King JA, Rosal MC, Ma Y, Reed G, Ockene I. (2005). Association of stress, hostility and plasma testosterone levels.Neuro Endocrinol Lett. 26(4):355-60.
King JA, De Oliveira W, Patel N. (2005). Deficits in testosterone facilitate enhanced fear response. J Psyneuroendocrinology. 30(4):333-40.
King JA, Wei Chen, Tim Garelick et al. (2005). Procedure for minimizing stress for fMRI studies in conscious rats. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 148(2):154-60.
Ferris CF, Febo M, Luo F, Schmidt K, Brevard M, Harder JA, Kulkarni P, Messenger T, and King JA. (2006). Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Conscious Animals: A New Tool in Behavioural Neuroscience Research. Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 18:307-318.
King JA and V. Rossi. (2007). Nicotine and ADHD:Cognitive Association. Journal of Dual Diagnosis. 3 (2):9-17.
Ferris CF, Febo M, Luo F, Schmidt K, Brevard M, Harder JA, Kulkarni P, Messenger T, and King JA. (2006). Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Conscious Animals: A New Tool in Behavioural Neuroscience Research. Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 18:307-318.
King JA and V. Rossi. (2007). Nicotine and ADHD:Cognitive Association. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 3 (2): 9-17. 
Luo F, King, JA, et al., (2007) Confounding effects of volatile anesthesia on CBV assessment in rodent forebrain following ethanol challenges. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 26(3):557-63.
Chen W, Jeff Tenney, and Praveen Kulkarni and King JA. (2007). Imaging Unconditioned Fear Response with Manganese Enhanced MRI. Neuroimage Vol. 37(1):221-9.
Li Z, Wellman RJ, Kulkarni P and King, JA (2008) . Imaging Brain Activation in Nicotine-Sensitized Rats. Journal Brain Research Vol 1199C pp 91-99.
Shields J, De Oliveira WL, and King, JA. (2008). The Role of 5-HT1A Receptors in the Behavioral Responses Associated with Innate Fear. Behavioral Neuroscience Vol 122 (3) pp-611-7.
Deog J. Kim, Jean A. King, Lisa Zuccarelli, Craig F. Ferris, Gary A. Koppel, Charles T. Snowdown, Chang H. Ahn. (2009). Clavulanic acid: A competitive inhibitor of beta-lactamases with novel anxiolytic-like activity and minimal side effects. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior Vol 93 pp 112-120.
Chen W,Shields J,Huang W,King J (2009). Female Fear: Influence of Estrus Cycle on Behavioral Response and Neuronal Activation. Behavioural Brain Research (201):8-13. 

Editor:

King JA, Ferris CF, Lederhendler II. (Editors) (2003). Roots of Mental Illness in Children, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, New York Academy of Sciences, New York NY, volume 1008.


Reviews, Book Chapters, and Encyclopedia Articles:

Strand FL, Rose KJ, King JA, Segarra AC, Zuccarelli L. (1989). ACTH modulation of nerve development and regeneration. Progress in Neurobiology 33:45-85.
Lush DJ, King JA, Fray JCS. (1993). Pathophysiology of low renin syndromes: sites of renal renin secretory impairment and prorenin overexpression. Kidney International 43:983-992.
King JA, Lush DJ, Fray JCS. (1993). Cellular regulation of renin and prorenin secretion in health and disease. Am J. Physiol 265: C305-C320.
King JA. (1996). Perinatal stress and impairment of the stress response: possible link to non-optimal behavior. In: Understanding Aggressive Behavior in Children eds. Ferris, C and T. Grisso. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. New York Academy of Sciences N.Y. N.Y. Vol .794: 104-112.
King JA. (2001). Health Careers. In: Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women, eds. C. Kramarea and D. Spender. NY: Routledge NY, Vol 2, 982-934.
King JA. (2001). Stress. In: Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women, eds. C. Kramarea and D. Spender. NY: Routledge NY, Vol 4, 1895-1896.
Ferris CF, Olson DP, King JA. (2001). Functional magnetic resonance imaging in animals: applications in psychiatric research. In: Contemporary Strategies in Psychiatric Neuroimaging Research, eds. D. Dougherty, S. Rauch, J. Rosenbaum, American Psychiatric Press, Inc.
McBurnett K, King JA, Scarpa A. (2003). The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal system(HPA) and the development of aggressive, antisocial, and substance abuse disorders In: Neurodevelopmental Mechanisms in the Genesis and Epigenesis of Psychopathology. Eds. E. Walker and D. Cicchetti, Cambridge University Press, Inc
King JA, Tenney J, Rossi V, Colamussi L, Burdick S. (2003) Neural substrates underlying impulsivity in: Roots of Mental Illness in Children eds. King JA, Ferris CF, Lederhendler II. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1008: 160-169.
Rossi V, Messenger T, Peters D, Ferris CF, King J. (2003) Prenatal nicotine exposure and behavior in: Roots of Mental Illness in Children eds. King JA, Ferris CF, Lederhendler II. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1008: 289-296.
Edwards E and J.A. King (2007) Consequences of the stress response:Genetic models of depression. New Encyclopedia of Neuroscience Editor: Larry R. Squire

Peer Reviewed Abstracts:

Lahti KM, Ferris CF, Sotak CH, King JA. (1998). Comparison of awake and propofol anesthetized rats. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Sydney, Australia.
Brevard M, King J, Mattingly M, Zhu G, Olson D, Lee R, Ferris C. (2001).
Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Spontaneous Hemorrhagic Stroke in Conscious Rats: (18th Annual Meeting) International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Sydney, Australia. #676 Scotland, UK.
Bogdanov G, Kueppers G, King J, Ferris C. (2001). Actively Tuned Dual RF Resonator System for Functional MRI of Small Animals: (18th Annual Meeting) International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine # 1093 Scotland, UK.
Bogdanov G, Kueppers G, Ludwig R, King J. (2001). A Transmission Line Model for TEM Resonators and its Comparison with Standard Electric Equivalent Circuit Models: (18th Annual Meeting) International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine #1131 Scotland, UK.
Ludwig R, Bogdanov G, Sullivan JM, King JA, Ferris CF. (2002). Actively Tuned Dual RF Resonator System for Functional MRI of Small Animals. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine # 870 Hawaii, USA.
King JA, Graybeal P, Tenney JR, Duong TQ, Ludwig R, Sullivan JM, Does M, Ferris. (2002) Functional Imaging of Brain Activity in Conscious Animals: The smell of fear. (19th Annual Meeting) International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine #1352 Hawaii, USA.
Brevard M, Duong T, King J, Ferris C. (2003). Increased BOLD signal in conscious rats during hypercapnia ) Proceedings International. Society Magnetic
Resonance in Medicine.
Tenney J, King J, Duong T, Ferris C. (2003). Corticothalamic Activation during Experimental Absence Seizures: A Functional MRI Assessment )
Proceedings International Society Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
Tenney J, Febo M, Segarra A, King J, Duong T, Ferris C. (2003). Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Brain Activity Following Cocaine Administration in Fully Conscious Rats
. Proceedings International. Society Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
Tenney JR, Duong TQ, King JA, Ferris CF. (2003). fMRI of drug-induced and spontaneous absence epilepsy in awake rats. American Epilepsy Society Conference, Boston, MA.
Tenney JR, King JA, Duong TQ, Ferris CF. (2003). Corticothalamic Activation during Experimental Absence Seizures: A Functional MRI Assessment. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 12th Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario.
Tenney JR, King JA, Duong TQ, Ferris CF, Segarra A, Febo M. (2003). Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Brain Activity Following Cocaine Administration in Fully Conscious Rats. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 12th Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario.
Duong T, Shen Q, Tenny J, Brevard M, King J, Ferris C. (2003). Subcortical fMRI Activations in Awake Animals
Society Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
Sullivan R, Shen Q, Sicard K, Ferris C, King J, Duong T. (2003). Hypoxia in Awake and Anesthetized Animals: A CBF and BOLD fMRI study.
Society Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
Brevard ME, Duong TQ, King JA, Ferris CF. (2003).
Increased BOLD signal in conscious rats during hypercapnia. Proc.International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 11:1787.
Brevard ME, Ives JR, Duong TQ, King JA, Ferris CF. (2003). Correlation of BOLD and EEG in conscious rats: A seizure model. Proc. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 11:1789.
Duong TQ, Shen Q, Tenney J, Brevard ME, King JA, Ferris CF. (2003). Subcortical fMRI Activations in Awake Animals. Proc. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 11:1964.


Abstracts:

King JA, Strand FL. (1984). ACTH peptides differentially accelerate maturation of motor activity in habituated versus naïve infant rats. Society of Neuroscience Abstracts 10 (1): 55.10.
King JA, Strand FL. (1985). Nicotine depression of motor activity. Winter Neuropeptide Conference Breckenridge Colorado.
King JA, Strand FL. (1986). Increased ACTH plasma levels with prenatal and postnatal nicotine administration. Fourth Colloquium in the Biological Sciences. The New York Academy of Sciences. New York.
Rose KJ, Frischer RE, King JA, Strand FL. (1986). A critical period for nicotine and ACTH peptides in rat neuromuscular development: electrophysiological, morphological and behavioral aspects. Society of Neuroscience Abstracts Vol. 12.
Strand FL, Frischer RE, King JA, Rose KJ. (1986). Neuropeptides integrate motor function and structure during development. Symposium – Neuropeptides and Brain Function. Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Strand FL, Frischer RE, King JA, Rose KJ. (1987). Early exposure to ACTH peptides modifies neuromuscular development. Winter Neuropeptide Conference. Breckenridge, Colorado.
Frischer RE, Rose KJ, King JA, Segarra A, Strand FL. (1987). Multidimensional effects of pre- and postnatal nicotine administration in the rat. Frontiers of Neuroscience AAAS, Chicago.
King JA, Campbell D, Henn FA, Edwards E. (1991). Differential development of the stress response in Congenital learned helpless ness. Society of Neuroscience Abstracts Vol. 17.
King JA, Edwards E, Abend SL, Fray JCS. (1994). Modulation of cellular cardiovascular components and HPA axis in congenital learned helpless rats exposed to early stress. Society of Neuroscience Abstracts #385:6.
King JA, Edwards E. (1995). Exposure to stress early in development alters HPA axis functioning of adult congenital learned helpless rats. Society Of Neuroscience Abstracts #545:10.
Johnson K, Pellerin L, Abend S, King JA, Johnson S, Eccles C, and Edwards E. (1995). Development of a potential animal model of post traumatic stress disorder. Society of Neuroscience Abstracts #83:9.
Laforet GA, Edwards E, King JA, Rivera DT. (1995). Stress-related hippocampal expression of plasticity-realted markers on congenital learned helpless and resistant rats. Society of Neuroscience Abstracts # 764:12.
King JA, Ferris CF, Delville Y, Adolphe S, and Ray B. (1996). Early androgen-induced alterations in stress responsiveness, monoaminergic system, and cognitive performance: Possible basis for ADHD. Society of Neuroscience Abstracts #574:15.
Lahti KM, Sotak CH, King JA, Ferris CF (1997) fMRI in conscious rats. Society of Neuroscience Abstracts #615:8.
King JA, Ferris CF, Shtiegman K. (1997). Voluntary ethanol consumption during adolescence in golden hamsters elevates blood testosterone and increases aggression in early adulthood. Society of Neuroscience Abstracts #724:22.
King JA, Kellt TN, Delville Y, Adolphe S. (1997). Colocalization of cathecolamines and androgen receptors in the forebrain in an animal model of ADHD. Society of Neuroscience Abstracts #535:6.
Lahti KM, Ferris CF, Sotak CH, and King JA. (1997). Functional MRI in Conscious rats using electrical stimulation of a hindpaw. Proc. IEEE, 23th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference, New Hampshire.
King JA, Fray CS, Edwards E. (1997). Differential propensity to learned helpless behavior. Society of Neuroscience Abstracts #727:1.
Lahti KM, Ferris CF, Sotak CH, King JA. (1997). Blood oxygenation level dependant and cerebral blood flow changes in conscious rats using fMRI. Proc. NERM, 5th Chemical Conference of Noth America, Saratoga Springs, NY.
Lahti KM, Sotak CH, King JA, Ferris CF. (1998). Evoked cortical activity in conscious and propofol anesthetized rats using functional MRI. Society of Neuroscience Abstracts #258:18.
Mattingly M, King JA, Ferris CF, Rycyna R, Olson R. (1998). Visualizing brain activation associated with kindling and propagation of epileptic seizure in awake animals using fMRI. Society of Neuroscience Abstracts #281:12.
Spinger C, Edwards E, King JA, Ferris CF, Lahti K. (1998). Imaging depression in fully conscious learned helpless rats using functional MRI. Society of Neuroscience Abstracts #484:18.
Lahti KM, Ferris CF, Sotak CH, King JA. (1998). Comparison of awake and propofol anesthetized rats. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Sydney, Australia.
Ferris CF, Mattingly M, Lahti KM, N’Gouermo P, King JA. (1998). Visualizing brain activation associated with initiation and propagation of general seizure in awake animals using fMRI. American College of Neuropsychopharmacology #144. Las Croabas, Puerto Rico.
King JA, Edwards E, Lahti KM, Springer C, Ferris CF. (1998). Imaging depression in fully conscious learned helpless rats using functional MRI. American College of Neuropsychopharmacology #148. Las Croabas, Puerto Rico.
Peters DS, Ferris CF, Stolberg TL, Delville Y, King JA. (1999). Effects of subjugation stress during adolescence on cognition and neuroendocrinology. Society of Neuroscience Abstracts.
Kelly TN, King JA, Delville Y, Fray JCS. (1999). Developmental alteration in the monoaminergic system in an animal model of ADHD. Society of Neuroscience Abstracts.
Tenney J, Carraway RE, Mattingly M, Olson DP, King JA, Zhu G, and Ferris CF. (1999). NMR imaging of neurotensin receptors in the brain with newly developed paramagnetic ligand. Society of Neuroscience Abstracts.
Brevard ME, Ferris CF, King JA, Olson DP, N’Guemo P, Mattingly M, Zhu G, Lee RM, Ryder EF. (1999). Magnetic resonance imaging of hemorrhagic stroke in conscious rats. Society of Neuroscience Abstracts.
Ferris C, Snowdon CT, King JA, Duong TQ, Ziegler TE, Olson DP, Ludwig RL, Schultz-Darken N, Wu Z, Sullivan J, Tannenbaum P, Kim SG, Vaughan JT (2001). Imaging Brain Activity in Fully Conscious Monkeys in Response to Sexually Relevant Olfactory Cues. Proc.International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 3:1335.
Bogdanov G, Kueppers G, King JA, Ferris CF (2001). Actively Tuned Dual RF Resonator System for Functional MRI of Small Animals. Proc. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 9:1093.
Bogdanov G, Kueppers G, Ludwig R, King JA. (2001). A Transmission Line Model for TEM Resonators and its Comparison with Standard Electric Equivalent Circuit Models. Proc. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 9:1131.
Brevard ME, Ferris CF, Mattingly M, Olson D, Lee RMKW, Zhu G, King JA. (2001). Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Spontaneous Hemorrhagic Stroke in Conscious Rats. Proc. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 9:676.
Snowdon CT, Ferris CF, King JA, Duong TQ, Ziegler TE, Tannenbaum PL, Schultz-Darken NJ, Olson DP, Ludwig R, Wu Z, Sullivan J, Vaughn JT. (2001). The Scent of a Female: Imaging Neural Responses to Sexual Stimuli, Animal Behavior Society Conference, Oregon (July).
Ludwig R, Bogdanov G, Sullivan Jr. JM, Ferris C, King J. (2001). High-field functional MRI of small animals by a dual RF-coil system. HiRes Imaging in Small Animals, Washington, DC.
Brevard ME, Ferris CF, Mattingly M, Olson D, Lee RMKW, Zhu G, King JA. (2001). Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Hemorrhagic Stroke in Conscious Rats. Proc. HiRes, 52-55.
Ferris CF, Snowdon CT, King JA, Duong TQ, Ziegler TE, Olson DP, Ludwig R, Schultz-Darken N, Wu Z, Tannenbaum P, Sullivan Jr. JM, Kim SG, Vaughan Jr. JT. (2001). Brain Activity in Fully Conscious Monkeys in Response to Sexual Cues. HiRes Imaging in Small Animals, Washington, DC.

Ludwig R, Bogdanov G, Sullivan Jr. JM, King JA, Ferris C. (2001). A coupled microstrip line TEM resonator model for high-field magnetic resonance imaging. HiRes Imaging in Small Animals, Washington, DC.
King JA, Ferris CF, Snowdon CT, Duong TQ, Ziegler TE, Tannenbaum PL, Ludwig R, Schultz-Darken NJ, Wu Z, Sullivan JM, Olson DP, Vaughan JT. (2001). Functional imaging of brain activity in conscious monkeys responding to sexually arousing cues. Society for Neuroscience 421:9.
Ludwig R, Bogdanov G, Sullivan JM, King JA, Ferris CF. (2002). Actively Tuned Dual RF Resonator System for Functional MRI of Small Animals. Proc. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine10:870 
King JA, Ferris CF, Duong TQ, Ludwing RL, Does M, Sullivan JM. (2002). Functional imaging of brain activity in conscious animals: The smell of fear, Proc. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2:1352.
Ferris CF, Snowdon C, King JA, Sullivan J, Olson DP, Zeigler T, Shultz-Darken N, Tannenbaum P, Ludwig R, Duong TQ. (2002). Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Conscious Marmoset Monkeys: Methods and Applications in Neuroscience Research, European Marmoset Research Group Workshop, Paris, France (October).
Schultz-Darken N, Tannenbaum P, King J, Duong TQ, et al. (2002). Functional MRI Study of Activation of Neural Pathways Associated with Sexual Arousal in Marmosets: Use of Lemon Odor as a Conditioned Stimulus, European Marmoset Research Group Workshop, Paris, France (October).
Brevard ME, Ives JR, Duong TQ, King JA, Ferris CF. (2002). Using functional MRI and concurrent EEG to track the initiation and early progression of seizure in a conscious rat. Society for Neuroscience 796.7.
King JA, Ferris CF, Graybiel P, Tenney J, Duong T. (2002). FMRI studies of the fear response. Society for Neuroscience 302.10.
Ferris CF, Olson DP, Renshaw PS, King JA. (2002).Imaging brain activity following cocaine treatment in conscious rats. Society for Neuroscience 399.12.
Tenney JR, King JA, Duong TQ, Ferris CF. (2002). fMRI of the GHB Absence Seizure Model. Society for Neuroscience 796.5.
Tenney JR, King JA, Brevard ME, Ferris CF (2003). Imaging GBL-Induced Absence Seizures In Marmoset Monkeys. 303.22. Society for Neuroscience.
Rossi V, Tenney JR, Brevard MR, King JA. (2003). ADHD Animal Model Differs In Its Sensitivity To Nicotine. 323.14. Society for Neuroscience.
Brevard ME, King JA, Ferris CF. (2003).
Imaging the onset of PTZ induced generalized seizure. American Epliepsy Society. L01 December.
Brevard ME, Duong TQ, King JA, Ferris CF. (2003). Increased BOLD signal in conscious rats during hypercapnia. Proc. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 11:1787.
Tenney JR, King JA, Duong TQ, Ferris CF. (2003). Corticothalamic Activation during Experimental Absence Seizures: A Functional MRI Assessment, Proc. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2:1946.
Tenney JR, Febo M, Segarra AC, King JA, Duong TQ, Ferris CF. (2003). Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Brain Activity Following Cocaine Administration in Fully Conscious Rats, Proc. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2:1965.
Sullivan R, Shen Q, Sicard K, Ferris CF, King JA, Duong TQ. (2003). Hypoxia in Awake and Anesthetized Animals: A CBF and BOLD fMRI study, Proc. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2:1963.
Tenney JR, Brevard ME, King JA, Ferris CF. fMRI of Absence Seizures in Marmoset Monkeys (2004) Proc. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine12, p415.
Tenney JR, Chen W, Duong TQ, King JA. (2004). Manganese-dependent contrast detection of brain activation in response to emotional stimuli. Proc.
International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.
Chen W, Garelick T, Ferris C, King J. (2004). Age Effects on Regional Cerebral Blood Flow and Amygdala Activation in Response to Fear Stress. Human Brain Mapping; MO 294, Budapest Hungary.
Messenger TL, Harder J, King JA, Kulkarni P, Ferris CF. (2004). Using functional magnetic resonance imaging to map brain areas immediately activated by elevated plasma levels of stress hormone. Society for Neuroscience 425.2
Colamussi LL, King JA. (2004). Nicotine-induced sensitization in an animal model of ADHD: an FMRI study in conscious rats. Society for Neuroscience 121.12.
Messenger TL, Harder J, King JA, Kulkarni P, Ferris CF. (2004). Using functional magnetic resonance imaging to map brain areas immediately activated by elevated plasma levels of stress hormone. Society for Neuroscience 425.2.
Garelick TS, King JA. (2004). Imaging conditioned fear in conscious rats. Society for Neuroscience 715.10.
Chen W, Graybeil P, Rossi V, Tenney J, King JA. (2004). Female fear: brain activation across estrus cycle. Society for Neuroscience 1025.6
Sullivan RW, Febo M; Kulkarni P, King JA, Ferris CFF. (2004). Screening and characterizing atypical and typical antipsychotics with magnetic resonance imaging and 3D computational analyses. Society for Neuroscience 1030.19.
Tenney JR, Brevard ME, King JA, Ferris CF. (2004). fMRI of Absence Seizures in Marmoset Monkeys Proc. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 12, p415.
JR Tenney, W Chen, TQ Duong, JA King, (2004) Manganese-dependent contrast detection of brain activation in response to emotional stimuli. Proc.
International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.
W. Chen, T. Garelick, C. Ferris, J. King. (2004). Age Effects on Regional Cerebral Blood Flow and Amygdala Activation in Response to Fear Stress. Human Brain Mapping; MO 294. 
T.L.Messenger, J.Harder, J.A. King, P.Kulkarni, C.F.Ferris. (2004). Using functional magnetic resonance imaging to map brain areas immediately activated by elevated plasma levels of stress hormone. Society for Neuroscience 425.2 
LL Colamussi, J.A.King. (2004). Nicotine-induced sensitization in an animal model of adhd: an fmri study in conscious rats. Society for Neuroscience 121.12. 
T.S.Garelick, J.A.King. (2004). Imaging conditioned fear in conscious rats. Society for Neuroscience 715.10.
W.Chen, P.Graybeil, V.Rossi, J.Tenney, J.A.King.(2004). Female fear: brain activation across the estrus cycle. Society for Neuroscience 1025.6 
R.W.Sullivan, M.Febo; P.Kulkarni, J.A.King, C.F.Ferris. (2004). Screening and characterizing atypical and typical antipsychotics with magnetic resonance imaging and 3d computational analyses. Society for Neuroscience 1030.19.
K. F. Schmidt, R. Lemdiasov, W. Chen, A. Obi, M. E. Brevard, M. Febo, F. Luo, J. A. King, T. Q. Duong, C.F. Ferris. (2005). Mapping Changes in Spin-Echo BOLD and CBF in the Conscious Rat. Proc.International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine13, p501. 
W. Chen, J. A. King, C. F. Ferris, P. Kulkarni, J. M. Sullivan. (2005). Odor- Induced Functional Imaging of Brain Activity in Conscious Animals. Proc.
International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 13, p1397. 
T. Garelick, J. King. (2005). Functional Imaging of Conditioned Fear in Conscious Rats. Proc. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 13, p1390. 
Z.Li, T.Garelick, F.Luo, C.F.Ferris, D.Overstreet, J.A.King. (2005). Stress-induced Neuronal activation in an animal model of depression. Society for Neuroscience 794.12. 
F.Luo, Z.Li, J.A.King, S.N.Treistman, C.F.Ferris. (2005). Imaging changes in cerebral 
Blood volume and cerebral blood flow to acute ethanol and naltrexone administration in rat. Society for Neuroscience 798.3. 
W. Chen, P. Kulkarni, J. A. King. (2005). Brain Activation Associated with the Re-experiencing a Fearful Event. Society for Neuroscience 109.2. 
W. Chen, Y. Kim, K. F. Schmidt, F. Luo, M. Brevard, J. King. (2006). Neural Basis of Unconditional Fear: Perfusion and Functional Imaging in Aging Rat Bed Nucleus of the Stria Terminalis. Proc. InInternational Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine14, 2129.
J .Harder, T. Garelick, W.Chen ,J. King. (2006). Imaging fear stress responses in monkeys. Proc. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 14, 2130. 
W. Chen, P. Kulkarni, T. Garelick, J.A. King. (2006). Fear and aging: role of testosterone. Society for Neuroscience. 
W. Chen, Y. Kim, K. F. Schmidt, F. Luo, M. Brevard, J. King. (2006). Neural Basis of Unconditional Fear: Perfusion and Functional Imaging in Aging Rat Bed Nucleus of the Stria Terminalis. Proc. InInternational Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine14, 2129. 
J .Harder, T. Garelick, W.Chen ,J. King. (2006). Imaging fear stress responses in monkeys. Proc. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 14, 2130. 
W. Chen, P. Kulkarni, T. Garelick, J.A. King. (2006). Fear and aging: role of testosterone. Society for Neuroscience. 
In addition we have submitted 3 new abstracts to Society for Neuroscience (2007)


Reviewer (on Grants or Papers for the Following):

·
National Science Foundation
· National Institute of Health
· National Foundation of Science of Israel
· National Institute of Neurological Disorder and Stroke
· US Veterans Administration
· University of Maryland
· J. Comparative Neurology
· Psychiatric Research Services
· Women’s Health: Research on Gender, Behavior and Policy
· Hormones and Behavior
· Clinical Chemistry
· Biological Psychiatry
· Physiology and Behavior
· Behavioral Brain Research


Past Grants:

Porter Development Grant/ American Physiological Society
National Institute of Mental Health Postdoctoral Grant
(Principal Investigator)
Siebert Grant/ American Association of University Women
(Principal Investigator)
NIMH Supplement-MH 457114-01 (Co-investigator)
NIMH -R42 MH59501
NSF -DBI960497 (Principal Investigator)

 

Grant Funding (2000 -Present):

Co-Investigator

Jean King

Project Number

MH58700

Title of Project

Image Brain activity During Sexual Motivation

Dates of Approved/Proposed

01/01/00-12/31/03

Annual Direct Costs

$275,000

Co-Investigator

Jean King

Project Number

DA13517

Source

National Institute of Drug Abuse

Title of Project

MRI of Brain Receptors Associated with Cocaine Abuse

Dates of Approved/Proposed

06/30/01-05/31/04

Annual Direct Costs

$250,000

Principal Investigator

Jean A. King

Project Number

R13 MH066304-01

Source

National Institute of Mental Health

Title of Project

Roots of Mental Illness in Children

Dates of Approved/Proposed

07/01/02-06/30/03

Annual Direct Costs

$51,019

Principal Investigator

Jean A. King

Project Number

R01 MH067096-01

Source

National Institute of Mental Health

Title of Project

Imaging Unconditioned Fear

Dates of Approved/Proposed

12/01/02-11/30/07

Annual Direct Costs

$200,000

 

Principal Investigator

Jean A. King

Active/Pending

Pending

Source

NIH/NINDS

Title of Project

Epigenetic Neuromodulation and PFC Regulation in Fear Behaviors

Dates of Approved/Proposed

9/30/09-9/29/11

Annual Direct Costs

$500,000

Principal Investigator

Jean A. King

Active/Pending

Pending

Project Number

1S10RR025603-01

Source

NIH/NINDS

Title of Project

Center for Comparative NeuroImaging 7T Core

Dates of Approved/Proposed

12/1/09-11/30/10

Annual Direct Costs

$1,918,500

Principal Investigator

Jean A. King

Active/Pending

Pending

Project Number

PAR-07-417

Source

NIH/NINDS

Title of Project

Integration of Medical Visualization Tools and Rat Brain Repository into NITRC

Dates of Approved/Proposed

4/10/10-3/31/11

Annual Direct Costs

$33,348

Principal Investigator

 

Jean King

Active/Pending

Active

Project Number

1R01DA021846-01A1

Source

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Title of Project

Imaging Nicotine-induced behavioral sensitization with fMRI

Dates of Proposed Project

5/1/07-8/30/12

Annual Direct Costs

$250,000

Selected Presentations:

· Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Tallahassee, Florida; Keynote Speaker – Health Agenda for Year 2000
· Spelman College, Atlanta, GA- The Physiological Response to Stress- Wellness through Stress Management
· National Institute of Health -Office of Research on Women’s Health, Bethesda, MD- Importance of Research on Women’s Health
· NIH Office of Research on Women Health, Bethesda, MD- Women in Biomedical Careers; Dynamics of Change- Strategies for the 21st Century- Education in Biomedical Sciences
· Healthy Mothers- Healthy babies Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.- Statistical Analysis
· American Association of University Women, MA-Speaker: Menopause, Osteoporosis and Stress
· American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C- Chair, Women and Stress Panel
· UMASS Medical Center, Worcester, MA- Effects of Early Stress in Brain Development and Behavior
· Emory University, Atlanta, GA- Use of Animal Models in Psychological Research
· University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA-MBS Symposium: Environmental Factors and Physiological Outcome
· New York Academy of Sciences, New York, NY –The role of stress in development
· Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Boston, MA: Sex Hormones and Maternal Stress in an Animal Model of ADHD: Possible Mechanisms and Implications for Prevention
· Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C.: Sex Differences in ADHD: Role of Animal Models in ADHD Research
· Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, Biology Department. Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal axis dysfunction
· Shushan Neuropeptide Conference, Shushan, NY. Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Monkeys
· University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA: Science and Self Expression
· Medications Development Division/ National Institute on Drug Abuse, Bethesda, MD - LHPA Axis in Psychiatric Disorders
· Worcester Pastoral Counseling Center, Worcester, MA- Neurobiology and Mental Health Issues
· New York Academy of Science, Rockefeller University, NY- New York
· National Institutes on Drug Abuse, Technology Challenges to Support Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment Research, Cambridge, MA
· International Primatological Society, Brain Imaging in Conscious Monkeys, Turin, Italy

Invited Talks:

  • NIDA- Frontiers in Addiction Research, Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC Nicotine Induced Sensitization in ADHD 11/2005
  • NIMH- Reward Neurocircuitry in Adolescent Development and Decision Making
  • Bethesda, Maryland 1/2006
  • National Conference on Dual Diagnosis Indianapolis Indiana 3/2006
  • Integrating Neurobiological , Psychiatric, and Social Systems: ADHD and Nicotine Comorbidity
  • American Psychiatric Association Annual Conference Toronto, Canada 5/2006
  • Drugs of Abuse and ADHD
  • UMASS Medical School, Worcester MA 6/2006 -Transdiciplinary Research: ADHD and Treatment
  • 37th Annual ISPNE Conference, to be held in Leiden, The Netherlands from August 23 - 26, 2006. Talk Scheduled in: The HPA axis as target for treatment
  • Society of Neuroscience- Atlanta GA- 10/06: Exploring comorbidity with MRI
  • Shriver Foundation, MA (February, 2007) Imaging Brain and Behavior: Developmental Perspective
  • Frontier in Science – UMass Medical School (April, 2007) Looking Inside the Brain: Understanding Behavior
  • Northeastern University – Boston, MA (June, 2007) Brain Imaging in Pre-clinical models
  • Nathan Klein Institute/New York University – NY, NY (Fall, 2007)
  • Society of Neuroscience – San Diego, CA (Fall 2007)
  • Shushan Conference, New York, NY (Fall 2007)
  • College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA (2008)
  • University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR (2008)
  • University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA (2008)
  • Weekly Science Colloquium, Morgan State University (2009)
  • University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA - Summer Research Fellowship (2009)

 Teaching: Recent course Development

Tutorial in fMRI – NE 740c-BE 740c: Tutorial in Neuroscience (fall 2005)
Tutorial in fMRI – Imaging Fear and Aggression (fall 2006)
Lecture Meetings – 4th year resident in Psychiatry (2000-2004)

Press Coverage 

·
Discovery Channel, Canada. The Rage Of Innocence-Effects Of Early stress On Brain Development And Behavior.
· Telegram & Gazette, Worcester, MA-Scientist Offers Girls Simple Formula For Success.
· Telegram & Gazette, Worcester, MA-Consortium in NeuroImaging
· Boston Globe, Boston, MA-Stress Early In Life May Leave Imprint For Violence.
· Newsday, New York, NY-Linking, Biology, Behavior Creates Rift.
· Clinical Psychiatry News, New York, NY-Trauma Sensitizes Brain To Stress.
· Psychology Today, New York, NY-What To Do About Stress.
· CAU Television, Atlanta, GA-Stress And Coping.
· Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Worcester, MA , Advocate for Girls Award – Girls Incorporated of Worcester

Selected List of Students Trained:

NAME (SCHOOL)

PROJECT

Soukaina Adolphe
(Simmons; UMMS)

Nicotine Effects in an ADHD model

Rahma Adams
(Harvard University)

Nicotine effects in behavior

Salma Akter
(Merrimack Manhattan College)

Effects of Subjugation Stress on alcohol consumption in adolescent and adult hamsters

Nordia Bernard
(U Rochester)

Aggression and Cognition associated with alcohol abuse

Mathew Brevard *
(WPI)

fMRI Methods

Wei Chen M.D.**
(UMASSMED)

Imaging the Fear Response

Marx DeSa
Worcester State College

Effects of clauvulanic acid on anxiety behavior

Washington DeOlivera
UMass Medical School

Axiolytic effects of DOI

Laurea Diaz
(WPI)

Ligand Preparation for MRI studies

Germaine Garcia
(U. Conn)

Effects of BDNF in an animal model of ADHD

Timothy Garelick
UMass Medical School

Imaging the fear response in animals

Pamela Graybeal
(WPI- University of California)

Depression and Fear

Wei Huang
(WPI)

Human fMRI

Amanda James
(Colgate University)

Estrus cycle and the fear response

Terri-Ann Kelly
(WPI/ Columbia)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the effects of Testosterone

Ayush Kishore
(California State University, Stanislaus)

Depression and Na BU

Genivieve Laforet, PhD, MD**
(UMMS)

GAP-43 in Learned Helplessness

Katariina Lahti, PhD*
(WPI)

MRI Study in Awake Animals (monkeys and rats)

Zhixin Li, PhD, MD*
(UMASSMED)

Comorbidity of Nicotine and ADHD-fMRI studies

Meredith Mattison
(William & Mary)

Effects of prenatal nicotine on ADHD in humans

Heather McCarthy
(U Vermont)

Maternal Deprivation and Nicotine effects in an animal model of ADHD

Chizoba Ngesina
(University of North Carolina)

Modulation of Nicotine Addiction by Epigenetic Factors

David Onley
(UC San Francisco)

Neurotrophic markers in successful aging

Elizabeth Ortiz
(Messiah College)

Behaviou and Cognition in Parkinson disease models

Monica Ortiz
(WPI)

Autocad representation of animal holders for fMRI

Soyeon Park
(University of Pennsylvania)

Neuroprotection in the Early Stages of Parkinson Disease

Deborah Peters
(Brown University)

Changes in Cognition in animal models of early stress

Pallavi Rane
(WPI)

Parkinson Disease Models:fMRI Methods

Victoria Rossi
(George Washington)

Prenatal nicotine exposure on brain development and neurotransmitter release

Garrett Seale
(Brown University)

Effects of Nicotine and stress on brain BDNF and behavior

Jessica Shields
(Clark University)

Parkinson Disease

Keren Shtigman
(Clark University; U Tel Aviv, Israel)

Substance abuse and stress during development

Lakee Smith
(WPI)

Animal models of Stress

Christopher Springer
(Dartmouth College)

2DG uptake in a Learned Helplessness Model

Jeff Tenney, PhD, MD*
(WPI/ UMMS)

Neurotensin markers for MRI

Sophia Y. Tcheung
(University of Texas)

The effects of depression on fear responding

Lan Tran
(University of the Holy Cross)

ADHD Animal Models

Jocelyn Wong
(Wellesley)

Building Brain Maps

Chizobas Ngesina
(University of North Carolina)

Modulation of Nicotine addiction by epigenetic factors

Soyeons Park
(University of Pennsylvania)

Effects of Nicotine on olfactory deficits in early

Parkinson’s disease

Colin Smith
(Sacred Heart University)

Varenicline Attenuates Prodromal Olfactory Deficits in Toxin Induced Rat Model of Parkinson’s Disease

 

Jose Martinez
(College of the Holy Cross)

Imaging Brain Networks Associated with Emotional Fear in the Rat

Nathan Climer
(WPI)

Build a functional generator for fMRI Research

Hannah Iaccarino
(Dartmouth College)

Effects of the NMDA Novel Competitive Receptor Antagonist CGP 39551 on Nicotine-dependence

 

 Key * graduate student; ** post-doctoral student; others- undergraduate students.