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Recent Peer-Reviewed Primary Publications (*undergraduate mentee)

Otto, L., Russart, K.L.G., Kulkarni, P., McTigue, D.M., Ferris, C.F., Pyter, L.M. (2022) Paclitaxel chemotherapy elicits widespread anisotropy changes in a comprehensive mouse model of breast cancer survivorship: evidence from in vivo diffusion weighted imaging, Frontiers in Oncology, in press.

Loman, B.R., Russart, K.L.G., Grant, C.V., Lynch, A.J., Bailey, M.T., Pyter, L.M. (2022) Mammary tumors alter the fecal bacteriome in association with intestinal bacterial translocation and systemic inflammation in mice, BMC Cancer, doi: 1186/s12885-022-09274-0.

Sullivan, K.A., Grant, C.V., Jordan, K.R., Obrietan, K., Pyter, L.M. (2022) Paclitaxel chemotherapy disrupts behavioral and molecular circadian clocks in mice, Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 99: 106-118.

Grant, C.V., Russart, K.L.G., Pyter, L.M. (2021) A novel targeted approach to delineate a role for estrogen receptor-beta in ameliorating murine mammary tumor-associated neuroinflammation, Endocrine, in press.

Karekar, P., Jensen, H.N., Russart, K.L.G., Ponnalagu, D., Seeley, S., Sanghvi, S., Smith, S.A., Pyter, L.M., Singh, H., Rao, S.G. (2021) Tumor-induced cardiac dysfunction in mice and Drosophila: a potential role of ROS, Antioxidants, doi: 10.3390/antiox10081299.

Grant, C.V., Loman, B.R., Bailey, M.T., Pyter, L.M. (2021) Manipulations of the gut microbiome alter chemotherapy-induced inflammation and behavioral side effects in female mice, Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2021.04.014.

Sullivan, K.A., Grant, C.V., Jordan, K., Vickery, S.*, Pyter, L.M. (2020) Voluntary wheel running ameliorates select paclitaxel chemotherapy-induced sickness behaviors and associated melanocortin signaling, Behavioural Brain Research, doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2020.113041.Barrientos, R.M., Strehle, L.D., Lahoud, A.A., Pyter, L.M. (2020) Mammary tumors suppress aging-induced neuroinflammation in female Balb/c mice, Comprehensive Psychoneuroendocrinology, doi: 10.1016/j.cpnec.2020.100002

Loman, B.R., Jordan, K.R., Haynes, B.*, Bailey, M.T., Pyter, L.M. (2019) Chemotherapy-induced neuroinflammation is associated with disrupted colonic and bacterial homeostasis in female mice, Scientific Reports, doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-52893-0.Sullivan, K.A., Bever, S.R., McKim, D.B., Godbout, J.P., Sheridan, J.F., Obrietan, K. Pyter, L.M. (2019) Mammary tumors compromise time-of-day differences in hypothalamic gene expression and circadian behavior and physiology in mice, Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 80: 805-817.

 Santos, J.C., Bever, S.R., Sullivan, K.A., Pyter, L.M. (2019) Cancer and cancer survival modulates brain and behavior in a time-of-day-dependent manner in mice, Scientific Reports, doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-42880-w.

 Santos, J.C., Bever, S.R., Pereira-da-Silva, G., Pyter, L.M. (2019) Tumor resection ameliorates tumor-induced suppression of neuroinflammatory and behavioral responses to an immune challenge in a cancer survivor model, Scientific Reports, doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-37334-8.

Pyter, L.M., Bever, S., Khantsis, S., and Glasper, E.R. (2018) Sexual activity modulates neuroinflammatory responses in male rats. Physiology & Behavior, 197: 42-50.

Pyter, L.M., McKim, D.B., Husain, Y., Calero, H*, Godbout, J.P., Sheridan, J.F., Marucha, P.T., Engeland, C.G. (2018) Effects of dermal wound healing on distal primary tumor immunobiology in mice. Journal of Surgical Research, 221: 328-335.

Bever, S.R., Liu, X., Quan, N., Pyter, L.M. (2017) Euflammation attenuates central and peripheral inflammation and cognitive consequences of an immune challenge after tumor development. Neuroimmunomodulation, 24:74-86.

Pyter, L.M., Suarez-Kelly, L.P., Carson III, W.E., Kaur, J.*, Bellasario, J.*, Bever, S.R. (2017) Novel rodent model of breast cancer survival with persistent anxiety-like behavior and inflammation. Behavioural Brain Research, 330: 108-117.

Pyter, L.M., Husain, Y., Calero, H.*, McKim, D.B., Lin, H.-Y., Godbout, J.P., Sheridan, J.F., Engeland, C.G., Marucha, P.T. (2016) Tumors alter inflammation and impair dermal wound healing in female mice. PLoS One, 11(8):e0161537. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0161537.

Pyter, L.M., Yang, L.#, McKenzie, C., da Rocha, J.M., Carter, C.S., Cheng, B., Engeland, C.G. (2014) Contrasting mechanisms by which social isolation and restraint impair healing in male mice. Stress, 17: 256-265. #equal first authorship

Pyter, L.M., Yang, L., da Rocha, J.M., Engeland, C.G. (2014) The effects of social isolation on wound healing mechanisms in female mice. Physiology & Behavior, 127: 64-70.

Pyter, L.M., El Mouatassim Bih*, S., Sattar, H., Prendergast, B.J. (2014) Peripheral tumors alter neuroinflammatory responses to LPS in female rats. Brain Research, 1552: 55-63.

Prendergast, B.J., Cable, E.J., Patel, P.N., Pyter, L.M., Onishi, K.G., Stevenson, T.J., Ruby, N.F., Bradley, S.P. (2013) Impaired leukocyte trafficking and skin inflammatory responses in hamsters lacking a functional circadian system. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 32: 94-104.

Pyter, L.M., Kelly, S., Harrell, C., Neigh, G.N. (2013) Sex differences in the effects of adolescent stress on adult brain inflammatory responses in rats. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 30: 88-94.

Prendergast, B.J., Pyter, L.M., Kampf-Lassin, A., Patel, P.N., Stevenson, T.J. (2013) Rapid induction of hypothalamic iodothyronine mRNA by photoperiod and melatonin in juvenile Siberian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus). Endocrinology, 154: 831-841.

Pyter, L.M., Prendergast, B.J. (2013) Individual differences in pre-carcinogen cytokine and corticosterone concentrations and depressive-like behavior predict tumor onset in rats exposed to a carcinogen, Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38: 800-807.

Walton, J.C., Pyter, L.M.#, Weil, Z.M., Nelson, R.J. (2012) Photoperiod mediated changes in olfactory bulb neurogenesis and olfactory behavior in male white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus), PLoS One, 7(8): e42743. #equal first authorship

Walton, J., Chen, Z., Weil, Z.M., Travers, J., Pyter, L.M., Nelson, R.J. (2011) Photoperiod-mediated impairment of long-term potentiation and learning and memory. Neuroscience, 175: 127-132.

Pyter, L.M., Cochrane*, S.F., Ouwenga*, R.L., Patel, P.N., Pineros*, V., Prendergast, B.J. (2010) Tumors induce select cognitive impairments. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 24: 903-907.

Paul, M.J., Pyter, L.M., Freeman, D.A., Galang, J., Prendergast, B.J. (2009) Photic and non-photic seasonal cues differentially engage hypothalamic kisspeptin and RFamide-related peptide mRNA expression in Siberian hamsters. Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 21: 1007-1014.

Prendergast, B.J., Pyter, L.M. (2009) Photoperiod history differentially impacts reproduction and immune function in adult Siberian hamsters. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 24: 509-522.

Pyter, L.M., Pineros*, V., Galang, J.A., McClintock, M.K., Prendergast, B.J. (2009) Peripheral tumors increase depressive-like behaviors and cytokine production and alter hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis regulation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 106: 9069-9074. Designated by Faculty of 1000 Biology as “Must Read”

Peer-Reviewed Review Publications

Barrientos, R.M., Brunton, P.J., Lenz, K.M., Pyter, L.M., Spencer, S.J. (2019) Neuroimmunology of the female brain across the lifespan: Plasticity to psychopathology. Brain Behavior, and Immunity, in press.

Santos, J.C., Pyter, L.M. (2018) Neuroimmunology of behavioral comorbidities associated with cancer and cancer treatments. Invited Review in Frontiers in Immunology, doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.01195.

Jordan, K.R., Loman, B.R., Bailey, M.T., Pyter, L.M. (2018) Gut microbiota-brain-immune interactions in cancer treatment-associated behavioral comorbidities. Invited Review in Cancer, 124: 3990-3999.

Pyter, L.M. (2015) The influence of cancer on endocrine, immune, and behavioral stress responses. Invited Review in Special Issue of Physiology & Behavior, 166: 4-13.

Schrepf, A., Lutgendorf, S.K., Pyter, L.M. (2015) Pre-treatment effects of peripheral tumors on brain and behavior: Neuroinflammatory mechanisms in humans and rodents. Invited Review in Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 49: 1-17. [cover art]





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