The Kolber Lab | Duquesne University

Peer-Reviewed Articles

  • Kolber B**, Konsolaki M**, Verzi M, Wagner C, McCormick J, & K Schindler** (2014). Sex-specific differences in Meiosis: Real-world applications. (CourseSource - In press) **Co-first authors.
  • Lax N, George D, Ignatz C, & B Kolber (2014). The mGluR5 antagonist fenobam induces analgesic conditioned place preference in mice with spared nerve injury. (PLoS One - In press)
  • Nolan T, Geffert L, Kolber B, Madura J & Surratt C (2014). Discovery of Novel-Scaffold Monoamine Transporter Ligands via in Silico Screening with the S1 Pocket of the Serotonin Transporter. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2014 Jul 15.
  • Sadler K, Stratton J & B Kolber (2014). Urinary bladder distention evoked visceromotor responses as a model for bladder pain in mice. J Vis Exp. 2014 Apr 27;(86).
  • Sadler K, Stratton J & B Kolber (2013). Optimization of a pain model: Effects of body temperature and anesthesia on bladder nociception in mice. PLoS One 2013 Nov 5;8(11):e79617.
  • Kolber B**, Crock L**, Morgan C, Sadler K, Vogt S, Bruchas M & R Gereau IV (2012). Central amygdala mGluR5 in the modulation of visceral pain. J. Neurosci Oct 10;32(41):14217-26. **Co-first authors. Crock listed first on Pubmed.
  • Dong H, Murphy K, Meng L, Kolber B, Zhang S, Holtzman D, Muglia L & J Csernansky (2012). Corticotrophin releasing factor accelerates neuropathology and cognitive decline in a mouse model of Alzheimer disease. J Alzheimers Dis Jan 1;28(3):579-92. PMID: 22045495 [PMC Journal - in process]
  • Arnett M, Kolber B, Boyle M & L Muglia (2011). Behavioral insights from mouse models of forebrain- and amygdala-specific glucocorticoid receptor genetic disruption. Mol Cell Endocrinol Apr 10;336(1-2):2-5. Epub 2010 Nov 20. PMID 21094675
  • Montana M, Conrardy B, Cavallone L, Kolber B, Rao L, Greco S & R Gereau (2011). Metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 antagonism with fenobam: Examination of analgesic tolerance and side effect profile in mice. Anesthesiology Epub 2011 Oct 27 2011; Dec;115(6):1239-50. PMID 22037639 / PMCID 3226928
  • Kolber B (2011). Extended problem-based learning improves scientific communication in senior-biology students. JCST 41(1): 32-39.
  • Liu Q, Zhang J, Zerbinatti C, Zhan Y, Kolber B, Herz J, Muglia L & G Bu (2011) Lipoprotein receptor LRP1 regulates leptin signaling and energy homeostasis in the adult central nervous system. PLoS Biol. Jan 11; 9(1):e1000575. PMID 21264353 / PMCID 3019112
  • Kolber B, Montana M, Carrasquillo Y, Xu J, Heinemann S, Muglia L & R Gereau (2010). Activation of metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 in the amygdala modulates pain-like behavior. J Neurosci 30(24): 8203-8213. PMID 20554871 / PMCID 2898903
  • Kolber B, Howell M, Wieczorek L, Kelley C, Onwuzurike C, Nettles S, Vogt S & L Muglia (2010). Transient early forebrain CRH elevation causes lasting anxiogenic and despair-like changes in mice. J Neurosci 30(7): 2571-2581. PMID 20164342 / PMCID 2969849
  • Kolber B & L Muglia (2008). Defining brain region-specific glucocorticoid action during stress by conditional gene disruption in mice. Oct 13; 1293: 85-90. Epub 2009 Apr 8. PMID 19361487 / PMCID 2821940
  • Kolber B, Wieczorek L & L Muglia (2008). Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis dysregulation and behavioral analysis of mouse mutants with altered glucocorticoid or mineralocorticoid receptor function. Stress Jun 13: 321-338. PMID 18609295 / PMCID 2744095
  • Kolber B, Roberts M, Howell M, Wozniak D, Sands M & L Muglia (2008). Central amygdala glucocorticoid receptor action promotes fear conditioning through a CRH-dependent network. PNAS 105(33): 12004-12009. PMID 18695245 / PMCID 2575312
  • Boyle M, Kolber B, Vogt S, Wozniak D & L Muglia (2006). Forebrain glucocorticoid receptors modulate anxiety-associated locomotor activation and adrenal responsiveness. J Neurosci 26(7): 1971-1978. PMID 16481429