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  • Davis, C.J., Schmidt, M.A., Hemmer, K., Krömmelbein, N. and Seilheimer, B.  (2022)  Multicomponent drug Neurexan mitigates acute stress-induced insomnia in rats.  Journal of Sleep Research, View Publication


  • Pamela R. Westmark, Beatrice Garrone, Rosella Ombrato, Claudio Milanese, Francesco Paolo Di Giorgio and Cara J. Westmark (2021) Testing Fmr1KO Phenotypes in Response to GSK3 Inhibitors: SB216763 versus AFC03127. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, October 2021, Volume 14, Article 751307. View Publication


  • Westmark, P. R., Dekundy, A., Gravius, A., Danysz, W. and Westmark, C. J. (2018) Rescue of Fmr1KO phenotypes with mGluR5 inhibitors:  MRZ-8456 versus AFQ-056.  Neurobiology of Disease, 119: 190-198.   View Publication.


  • Candy, S., Ma, I.,  McMahon, J. M.,  M. and l Farrell & Mychasiuk, R.  (2017): Staying in the game: a pilot study examining the efficacy of protectiveheadgear in an animal model of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), Brain Injury, DOI:10.1080/02699052.2017.1363407 View Publication


  • Gao, J-L, Schneider, E.H., Dimitrov, E.L., Haun F., Pham, T.M., Mohammed, A.H., Usdin, T.B. and Murphy, P.M. (2011) Reduced fear memory and anxiety-like behavior in mice lacking formylpeptide receptor 1.  Behavior Genetics, Apr 2011 [epub ahead of print]  View Publication.


  • Drott, J., Desire, L., Drouin, D., Pando, M. and F. Haun (2010) Etazolate improves performance in a foraging and homing task in aged rats.  European Journal of Pharmacology, 634: 95-100.  View Publication.


  • Whishaw IQ, Haun, F, Bergdall, V and Kolb, B 
    Analysis of behavior in laboratory rats.  In:  Suckow, MA, Weisbroth, SH and Franklin, CL (eds), The laboratory rat, 2nd. ed, Academic Press, New York, 2006.
  • Swanson, C.J., Blackburn, T.P., Zhang, X., Zheng, K., Xu, Z.Q., Hokfelt, T., Wolinsky, T.D., Konkel, M.J., Chen, H., Zhong, H., Walker, M.W., Craig, D.A., Gerald, C.P., and Branchek, T.A. (2005)
    Anxiolytic- and antidepressant-like profiles of the galanin-3 receptor (Gal3) antagonists SNAP 37889 and SNAP 398299. PNAS, 102: 17489-17494 (Supplementary material, Fig. 9, Maternal Separation and Vocalization test, 26 March 2005) 
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  • Selak, S. and Fritzler, M.J. (2004)
    Altered neurological function in mice immunized with early endosome antigen 1.
    BMC Neuroscience, 5:2.

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  • Chen, P., Goldberg, E.D., Kolb, B., Lanser, M., and Benowitz, I. L. (2002)
    Inosine induces axonal rewiring and improves behavioral outcome after stroke.
    PNAS, 13: 9031-9036.

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  • Borowsky, B., Durkin, M.M., Ogozalek, K., Marzabadi, R.M., DeLeon, J., Heurich, R., Lichtblau, H., Shaposhinik, Z., Daniewska, I., Blackburn, P.T., Brancher, A.T., Gerald, C., Vaysse, J.P., and Forray, C. (2002)
    Antidepressant, anxiolytic and anorectic effects of a melanin-concentrating hormone-1 receptor antagonist.
    Nature, 8: 825-30.

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  • Cheng, H-Y. M., Pitcher, G.M., Laviolette, S.R., Whishaw, I.Q., Tong, K.I., Kockeritz, L.K., Wada, T., Joza, N.A., Crackower, M., Goncalves, J., Sarosi, I., Woodgett, J.R., Oliveira-dos-Santos, A.J., Ikura, M., van der Kooy, D., Salter, M.W. and Penninger, J.M. (2002)
    DREAM is a critical transcriptional repressor for pain modulation.
    Cell, 108: 31-43.

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  • Harker KT, Whishaw IQ. (2002).
    Place and matching-to-place spatial learning affected by rat inbreeding (Dark-Agouti, Fischer 344) and albinism (Wistar, Sprague-Dawley) but not domestication (wild rat vs. Long-Evans, Fischer-Norway).  Behav Brain Res, 21; 134 (1-2):467-77.
  • Ballermann M., Tompkins G., and Whishaw I.Q. (2000)
    Skilled forelimb reaching for pasta guided by tactile input in the rat as measured by accuracy, spatial adjustments, and force.
    Behavioural Brain Research, 109: 49-57. 

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  • Luo H, Chaudhuri A, Zbrzezna V, He Y, Pogo AO. (2000).
    Deletion of the murine Duffy gene (Dfy) reveals that the Duffy receptor is functionally redundant.  Mol Cell Biol. 20(9):3097-101. 
  • Sarna J.R., Dyck R.H., and Whishaw I.Q. (2000)
    The Dalila effect: C57/BL6 mice barber whiskers by plucking.
    Behavioural Brain Research. 108: 39-45.

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  • Sakic, B., Szechtman, H., Denburg, J.A., Gorny, G., Kolb, B. and Whishaw, I.Q. (1998)
    Progressive atrophy of pyramidal neuron dendrites
    in autoimmune MRL-lpr mice.

    Journal of Neuroimmunology, 87:162-170. 

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