Dr. Mindy J. D. Miserendino
Sacred Heart University, USA
Ph.D., New York University
M.A., New York University
B.A., Franklin and Marshall College
Delp MJ and Sackeim HA. Effects of mood on
lacrimal flow: Sex differences and asymmetry. Psychophysiology (1987) 24: 550-556.
Miserendino MJD and Coons EE. Electrical
stimulation of the medial prefrontal cortex supports both “pure reward” and
“reward-escape” behavior in rats. Brain Research (1989) 483: 226-232.
Miserendino MJD and Coons EE. Hedonic
Interactions of medial prefrontal cortex and nucleus reticularis
gigantocellularis. Brain Research (1989) 483: 233-250.
Miserendino MJD, Melia KR, Sananes, CB, and
Davis M. Blocking of acquisition but not expression of conditioned
fear-potentiated startle by NMDA antagonists in the amygdala. Nature (1990)
Boulis NM, Kehne JH, Miserendino MJD, and
Davis M. Differential blockade of early and late components of acoustic startle
following intrathecal infusion of 6-cyano-7-nitroquinoxaline-2,3-dione (CNQX)
or DL-2-amino-5-phosphonovaleric acid. (AP5) Brain Research (1990) 560: 240-246.
Rosen JB, Hitchcock JM, Sananes CB, Miserendino
MJD, and Davis M. A direct projection from the central nucleus of the amygdala
to the acoustic startle pathway: Anterograde and retrograde tracing studies.
Behavioral Neuroscience (1991) 105: 817-825.
Falls WA, Miserendino MJD, and Davis M.
Extinction of fear potentiated startle: Blockade by infusion of an NMDA
antagonist into the amygdala. Journal of Neuroscience (1992) 12: 854-863.
Liang KC, Melia KR, Miserendino MJD, Falls
WA, Campeau S, and Davis M. Corticotropin releasing factor: Long-lasting
facilitation of the acoustic startle reflex. Journal of Neuroscience (1992) 12:
Liang KC, Melia KR, Falls WA, Campeau S, Miserendino
MJD and Davis M. Lesions of the central nucleus of the amygdala, but not the
paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus, block the excitatory effects of
corticotropin-releasing factor on the acoustic startle reflex. Journal of
Neuroscience (1992) 12: 2313-2320.
Campeau S, Miserendino MJD and Davis M.
Intra-amygdala infusion of the N-Methyl-D-Aspartate receptor antagonist AP5
blocks retention but not expression of fear-potentiated startle to an auditory conditioned
stimulus. Behavioral Neuroscience (1992) 106: 569-574.
Rosen JB, Hitchcock JM, Miserendino MJD,
Falls WA, Campeau S, and Davis, M. Lesions of the perirhinal cortex, but not of
the frontal, medial, prefrontal, visual, or insular cortex block fear-potentiated
startle using a visual stimulus. Journal of Neuroscience(1992) 12: 4624-4633.
Miserendino MJD and Davis M. NMDA and non-NMDA
antagonists infused into the nucleus reticularis pontis caudalis depress the
acoustic startle reflex. Brain Research (1993) 623: 215-222.
Miserendino MJD, Guitart X, Terwilliger R,
Chi S, and Nestler EJ. Individual differences in locomotor behavior are
associated with levels of tyrosine hydroxylase and neurofilament proteins in
the ventral tegmental area of Sprague-Dawley rats. Molecular and Cellular
Neurosciences (1993) 4: 440-448.
Kosten TA, Miserendino MJD, Chi S, and
Nestler EJ. Fischer and Lewis rat strains show differential cocaine effects in
conditioned place preference and behavioral sensitization, but not in locomotor
activity or conditioned taste aversion. Journal of Pharmacology and
Experimental Therapeutics (1994) 269 (1) 137-144.
Miserendino MJD and Nestler EJ. Behavioral
sensitization to cocaine modulation by the cyclic AMP system in the nucleus
accumbens. Brain Research (1995) 674: 299-306.
Kosten TA, Miserendino MJD, Haile CN,
DeCaprio JL, Jatlow PI and Nestler EJ. Acquisition and maintenance of
intravenous cocaine self-administration in Lewis and Fischer inbred rat
strains. Brain Research (1997) 778: 418-429.
Kosten TA and Miserendino MJD. Dissociation
of novelty- and cocaine-conditioned locomotor activity from cocaine place
conditioning. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, (1998) 60 (4): 785-791.
Widnell KL, Self DW, Lane SB, Russell DS,
Vaidya VA, Miserendino MJD, Rubin CS, Duman RS, and Nestler EJ. Regulation of
CREB expression: In Vivo Evidence for a functional role in morphine action in
the nucleus accumbens. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics,
(1996) 276: 306-315.
Kosten TA, Miserendino MJD, Le TL, and Kehoe
P. Enhanced acquisition of cocaine self-administration
in adult rats with neonatal isolation stress experience. Brain Research, (2000)
Miserendino MJD, Haile CN, and Kosten, TA.
Strain Differences in response to escapable and inescapable novel environments
and their ability to predict amphetamine-induced locomotor activity.
Psychopharmacology, (2003) 167: 281-290.
Kosten TA and Miserendino MJD Stress alters
the discriminative stimulus and response rate effects of cocaine differentially
in Lewis and Fischer inbred rats. Behav. Sci. 2012, 2(1), 23-37.
Villavecchia P and Miserendino MJD (2015)
Neonatal isolation stress inhibits pre-weaning weight gain and mild-stressor
induced locomotor activity in early adolescent male and female rats. Journal of
Behavioral and Brain Science, Vol. 5 No. 7.