Recent Conference Abstracts

Conference Abstracts from the last 5 years

  1. Deems, N.P., Muscat, S., Quach, T., Olagbenro, D., Foster, M., Akomeah, M., Ruzga, M., D’Angelo, H.M., Kitt, M.M., Grace, P.M., Andersen, N., Silverman, S., Rice, K., Watkins, L.R., Maier, S.F., Barrientos, R.M. Post-surgical morphine prolongs hippocampal dysfunction in aged rats. IBMR Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2021.
  2. Muscat, S.M., Deems, N.P., Rice, K., Watkins, L.R., Maier, S.F., Barrientos, R.M. TLR4 Antagonism Ameliorates Persistent Post-Operative Cognitive Decline. IBMR Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2021.
  3. Massa, N., Butler, M.J., and Barrientos, R.M. The effects of aging and high fat diet on intestinal inflammation and mitochondrial homeostasis. IBMR Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2021.
  4. Butler M.J., Barrientos R.M. DHA prevents diet-induced memory impairments and microglia-mediated inflammatory gene expression. IBMR Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2021.
  5. Gonzalez Olmo, B.M., Zhao, F., Askwith, C., Barrientos, R.M. Short-term high-fat diet consumption impairs long-term potentiation in the aged hippocampus. IBMR Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2021.
  6. Gonzalez Olmo, B.M., Zhao, F., Askwith, C., Barrientos, R.M. Short-term high-fat diet consumption impairs long-term potentiation in the aged hippocampus. Russel Klein Symposium, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2021.
  7. Butler M.J., Barrientos R.M. DHA prevents diet-induced memory impairments and microglia-mediated inflammatory gene expression. Russel Klein Symposium, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2021.
  8. Massa, N., Butler, M.J., and Barrientos, R.M. The effects of aging and high fat diet on intestinal inflammation and mitochondrial homeostasis. Russel Klein Symposium, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2021.
  9. Deems, N.P., Barrientos, R.M. Morphine-induced persistent postoperative cognitive dysfuntion in aged rats occurs via a neuroinflammatory mechanism with implications for synaptic plasticity. OSU Hayes Graduate School Forum. Virtual Meeting, 2021.
  10. Muscat, S.M., Barrientos, R.M. TLR4 Antagonism Ameliorates Persistent Post-Operative Cognitive Decline. OSU Hayes Graduate School Forum. Virtual Meeting, 2021.
  11. Gonzalez Olmo, B.M., Zhao, F., Askwith, C., Barrientos, R.M. Short-term high-fat diet consumption impairs long-term potentiation in the aged hippocampus. College of Medicine Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2021.
  12. Massa, N., Butler, M.J., and Barrientos, R.M. The effects of aging and high fat diet on intestinal inflammation and mitochondrial homeostasis. College of Medicine Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2021.
  13. Deems, N.P., Muscat, S., Quach, T., Olagbenro, D., Foster, M., Akomeah, M., Ruzga, M., D’Angelo, H.M., Kitt, M.M., Grace, P.M., Andersen, N., Silverman, S., Rice, K., Watkins, L.R., Maier, S.F., Barrientos, R.M. Post-surgical morphine prolongs hippocampal dysfunction in aged rats. College of Medicine Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2021.
  14. Butler M.J., Barrientos R.M. DHA prevents diet-induced memory impairments and microglia-mediated inflammatory gene expression. College of Medicine Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2021.
  15. Muscat, S.M., Deems, N.P., Rice, K., Watkins, L.R., Maier, S.F., Barrientos, R.M. TLR4 Antagonism Ameliorates Persistent Post-Operative Cognitive Decline. College of Medicine Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2021.
  16. Massa, N., Butler, M.J., and Barrientos, R.M. The effects of aging and high fat diet on intestinal inflammation and mitochondrial homeostasis. Chronic Brain Injury Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2021.
  17. Deems, N.P., Muscat, S., Quach, T., Olagbenro, D., Foster, M., Akomeah, M., Ruzga, M., D’Angelo, H.M., Kitt, M.M., Grace, P.M., Andersen, N., Silverman, S., Rice, K., Watkins, L.R., Maier, S.F., Barrientos, R.M. Post-surgical morphine prolongs hippocampal dysfunction in aged rats. Chronic Brain Injury Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2021.
  18. Gonzalez Olmo, B.M., Zhao, F., Askwith, C., Barrientos, R.M. Short-term high-fat diet consumption impairs long-term potentiation in the aged hippocampus. Chronic Brain Injury Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2021. *Won Best Graduate Student Poster Presentation.
  19. Butler M.J., Barrientos R.M. DHA prevents diet-induced memory impairments and microglia-mediated inflammatory gene expression. Chronic Brain Injury Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2021. *Selected for a Spotlight talk.
  20. Muscat, S.M., Deems, N.P., Rice, K., Watkins, L.R., Maier, S.F., Barrientos, R.M. TLR4 Antagonism Ameliorates Persistent Post-Operative Cognitive Decline. Chronic Brain Injury Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2021. *Selected for a Data Blitz talk
  21. Butler M.J., Barrientos R.M. DHA prevents diet-induced memory impairments and microglia-mediated inflammatory gene expression. College of Dentistry Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2021.
  22. Massa, N., Butler, M.J., Barrientos, R.M. Docosahexaenoic acid protects against saturated fat-induced inflammation in BV2 microglia cells. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS). Virtual Meeting, 2020.
  23. Ruzga, M.N., Muscat, S.M., Deems, N.P., Barrientos, R.M. Pain sensitivity and inflammatory gene expression in young and aged spinal cord in response to surgery and morphine. Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting. Virtual Meeting, 2020.
  24. Butler M.J., Deems N.P., Zayed O., Barrientos R.M. The saturated fatty acid palmitate activates hippocampal and amygdalar microglia from young and aged rats. Chronic Brain Injury Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2020.
  25. Gonzalez Olmo, B.M., Johnson, J.M., Barrientos, R.M. High-fat diet evokes exaggerated neuroinflammation in prefrontal cortex and impairments in working spatial memory in aged rats. Chronic Brain Injury Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2020.
  26. Muscat, S., Deems, N.P., Gonzalez Olmo, B., Barrientos, R.M. Role of TLR-4 in Post-Operative Cognitive Decline and its Potential Use as a Novel Therapeutic Target. Chronic Brain Injury Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2020.
  27. Deems, N.P., Muscat, S., Gonzalez Olmo, B., Olagbenro, D., Akomeah, M., Zayed, O., Ruzga, M., Foster, M., Quach, T., Barrientos, R.M. The impact of morphine treatment following surgery on dendritic complexity of CA1 neurons in young adult and aged rats. IGP Symposium, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2020. *Conference Canceled due to COVID19.
  28. Stehle, L.D., Lahoud, A.A., Wilcox, O.R. Petersen, C., Barrientos, R.M., Pyter, L.M. Exploring tumor suppression of aging-induced neuroinflammation in breast cancer models. IBMR Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2020. *Conference Canceled due to COVID19.
  29. Gonzalez Olmo, B.M., Johnson, J.M., Barrientos, R.M. High-fat diet evokes exaggerated neuroinflammation in prefrontal cortex and impairments in working spatial memory in aged rats. IBMR Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2020. *Conference Canceled due to COVID19.
  30. Muscat, S., Deems, N.P., Gonzalez Olmo, B., Barrientos, R.M. Role of TLR-4 in Post-Operative Cognitive Decline and its Potential Use as a Novel Therapeutic Target. IBMR Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2020. *Conference Canceled due to COVID19.
  31. Deems, N.P., Muscat, S., Gonzalez Olmo, B., Olagbenro, D., Akomeah, M., Zayed, O., Ruzga, M., Foster, M., Quach, T., Barrientos, R.M. The impact of morphine treatment following surgery on dendritic complexity of CA1 neurons in young adult and aged rats. IBMR Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2020. *Conference Canceled due to COVID19.
  32. Butler M.J., Cole R.M., Deems N.P., Zayed O., Belury M.A., and Barrientos R.M. Fatty food, fatty acids, and microglial priming in the adult and aged hippocampus and amygdala. IBMR Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2019. *Conference Canceled due to COVID19.
  33. Muscat, S., Deems, N.P., Gonzalez Olmo, B., Barrientos, R.M. Role of TLR-4 in Post-Operative Cognitive Decline and its Potential Use as a Novel Therapeutic Target. College of Medicine Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2020.
  34. *Gonzalez Olmo, B.M., Johnson, J.M., Barrientos, R.M. High-fat diet evokes exaggerated neuroinflammation in prefrontal cortex and impairments in working spatial memory in aged rats. College of Medicine Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2020. *Won travel award for Best Graduate Student Poster Presentation.
  35. Deems, N.P., Barrientos, R.M. Modeling Young Microglia to look like Old Microglia: Is HMGB1 sufficient to induce a “primed” phenotype in young microglia? College of Medicine Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2020.
  36. *Butler M.J., Deems N.P., Zayed O., and Barrientos R.M. The saturated fatty acid palmitate activates hippocampal and amygdalar microglia from young and aged rats. College of Medicine Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2020. *Won travel award for Best Post-Doc Poster Presentation.
  37. Muscat, S., Deems, N.P., Gonzalez Olmo, B., Barrientos, R.M. Role of TLR-4 in Post-Operative Cognitive Decline and its Potential Use as a Novel Therapeutic Target. BIAO Traumatic Brain Injury Summit, Columbus, OH, 2020.
  38. Deems, N.P., Barrientos, R.M. Modeling Young Microglia to look like Old Microglia: Is HMGB1 sufficient to induce a “primed” phenotype in young microglia? BIAO Traumatic Brain Injury Summit, Columbus, OH, 2020.
  39. Deems, N.P., Muscat, S., D’Angelo, H.M., Kitt, M.M., Grace, P.M., Andersen, N., Silverman, S., Rice, K., Watkins, L.R., Maier, S.F., Barrientos, R.M. Persistent post-operative cognitive dysfunction in aging: Mechanisms explored. American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL, 2019.
  40. Strehle, L., Lahoud, A.A., Kaur, J., Kruepke, J.J., Johnson, J.M., Barrientos, R.M., Pyter, L.M. Aging modulates inflammatory and behavioral responses to a tumor. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, Chicago, IL, 2019.
  41. Gonzalez Olmo, B.M., Johnson, J.M., Barrientos, R.M. High-fat diet evokes exaggerated neuroinflammation in prefrontal cortex and impairments in working spatial memory in aged rats. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, Chicago, IL, 2019.
  42. Lahoud, A.A., Kaur, J., Strehle, L., Kruepke, J.J., Barrientos, R.M., Pyter, L.M. Effects of age on cancer- associated brain and behavior. IBMR Research Day, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2019.
  43. Barrientos, R.M. Brain injury in older age, without head trauma. The Ohio Traumatic Brain Injury Summit, Columbus, OH, 2019.
  44. Kwilasz, A.J., Todd, L.S., Duran-Malle, L.C., Schrama, A.E.W., Mitten, E.H., Van Dam, A.M., Maier, S.F., Rice, K.C., Watkins, L.R., Barrientos, R.M. The TLR2/4 antagonist (+)-naltrexone blocks contextual long- term memory deficits in experimental autoimmune encephalitis and associated neuroinflammation in hippocampus. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, San Diego, CA, 2018.
  45. Ball, J.B., Green-Fulgham, S.M., Plattner, N., Hedeshian, T., Fleshner, M., Barrientos, R.M., Maier, S.F., Watkins, L.R., Grace, P.M. Voluntary wheel running protects against hippocampal dependent memory deficits caused by chronic constriction injury of the sciatic nerve. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, San Diego, CA, 2018.
  46. Barrientos, R.M., Todd, L.S., Kovacs, M., Langdon, E. Characterization of white adipose tissue of young and aged rats and its possible role in neuroinflammation. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, San Diego, CA, 2018.
  47. Kwilasz, A.J., Todd, L.S., Duran-Malle, L.C., Schrama, A.E.W., Mitten, E.H., Van Dam, A.M., Maier, S.F., Rice, K.C., Watkins, L.R., Barrientos, R.M. The TLR2/4 antagonist (+)-naltrexone blocks contextual long- term memory deficits in experimental autoimmune encephalitis and associated neuroinflammation in hippocampus. Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society Abstracts, Miami, FL, 2018.
  48. Spencer, S.J., D’Angelo, H.M., Soch, A., Watkins, L.R., Maier, S.F., Barrientos, R.M. High-fat diet and aging interact to produce neuroinflammation and impair hippocampal- and amygdalar-dependent memory. Front Range Neuroscience Conference, Fort Collins, CO, 2017
  49. Barrientos, R.M., D’Angelo, H.M., Soch, A., Watkins, L.R., Maier, S.F., Spencer, S.J. High-fat diet and aging interact to produce neuroinflammation and impair hippocampal- and amygdalar-dependent memory. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, Washington, DC, 2017.
  50. Tanaka, N., Cortese, G.P., Barrientos, R.M., Maier, S.F., Patterson, S.L. Aging and an immune challenge interact to produce a prolonged, but transient reduction in hippocampal CA1 late-phase LTP and BDNF in rodent model of delirium. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, San Diego, CA, 2016.
  51. Fonken, L.K., Kitt, M.M., Gaudet, A.D., Barrientos, R.M., Watkins, L.R., & Maier, S.F. Age-associated circadian dysregulation in rats may sensitize neuroinflammatory responses. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, San Diego, CA, 2016.
  52. Frank, M.G., Barrientos, R.M., Fonken, L.K., Watkins, L.R., Maier, S.F. Acute stress induces a protracted priming of amygdalar microglia: a role for the alarmin HMGB1, CD200R and NLRP3.Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, San Diego, CA, 2016.