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Heidi E W Day

TitleSenior Instructor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Boulder
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-5683-3496 Additional info

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    R01MH067988     (DAY, HEIDI E)Jan 1, 2005 - Dec 31, 2009
    The Role of the Central Amygdala and BST in Stress
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R03MH082230     (DAY, HEIDI E)Jun 11, 2009 - Feb 28, 2012
    Phenotypic and Functional Determination of Central Extended Amygdala Cell Groups
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Loupy KM, Arnold MR, Hassell JE, Lieb MW, Milton LN, Cler KE, Fox JH, Siebler PH, Schmidt D, Noronha SISR, Day HEW, Lowry CA. Evidence that preimmunization with a heat-killed preparation of Mycobacterium vaccae reduces corticotropin-releasing hormone mRNA expression in the extended amygdala in a fear-potentiated startle paradigm. Brain Behav Immun. 2019 Mar; 77:127-140. PMID: 30597198.
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    2. Fox JH, Hassell JE, Siebler PH, Arnold MR, Lamb AK, Smith DG, Day HEW, Smith TM, Simmerman EM, Outzen AA, Holmes KS, Brazell CJ, Lowry CA. Preimmunization with a heat-killed preparation of Mycobacterium vaccae enhances fear extinction in the fear-potentiated startle paradigm. Brain Behav Immun. 2017 Nov; 66:70-84. PMID: 28888667.
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    3. Mika A, Day HE, Martinez A, Rumian NL, Greenwood BN, Chichlowski M, Berg BM, Fleshner M. Early life diets with prebiotics and bioactive milk fractions attenuate the impact of stress on learned helplessness behaviours and alter gene expression within neural circuits important for stress resistance. Eur J Neurosci. 2017 02; 45(3):342-357. PMID: 27763700.
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    4. Nyhuis TJ, Masini CV, Taufer KL, Day HE, Campeau S. Reversible inactivation of rostral nucleus raphe pallidus attenuates acute autonomic responses but not their habituation to repeated audiogenic stress in rats. Stress. 2016; 19(2):248-59. PMID: 26998558; PMCID: PMC4957647 [Available on 03/21/17].
    5. Nyhuis TJ, Masini CV, Day HE, Campeau S. Evidence for the Integration of Stress-Related Signals by the Rostral Posterior Hypothalamic Nucleus in the Regulation of Acute and Repeated Stress-Evoked Hypothalamo-Pituitary-Adrenal Response in Rat. J Neurosci. 2016 Jan 20; 36(3):795-805. PMID: 26791210; PMCID: PMC4719015.
    6. Mika A, Bouchet CA, Bunker P, Hellwinkel JE, Spence KG, Day HE, Campeau S, Fleshner M, Greenwood BN. Voluntary exercise during extinction of auditory fear conditioning reduces the relapse of fear associated with potentiated activity of striatal direct pathway neurons. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2015 Nov; 125:224-35. PMID: 26454156; PMCID: PMC4648665 [Available on 11/01/16].
    7. Clark PJ, Ghasem PR, Mika A, Day HE, Herrera JJ, Greenwood BN, Fleshner M. Wheel running alters patterns of uncontrollable stress-induced cfos mRNA expression in rat dorsal striatum direct and indirect pathways: A possible role for plasticity in adenosine receptors. Behav Brain Res. 2014 Oct 01; 272:252-63. PMID: 25017571.
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    8. Babb JA, Masini CV, Day HE, Campeau S. Habituation of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis hormones to repeated homotypic stress and subsequent heterotypic stressor exposure in male and female rats. Stress. 2014 May; 17(3):224-34. PMID: 24635729.
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    9. Sasse SK, Nyhuis TJ, Masini CV, Day HE, Campeau S. Central gene expression changes associated with enhanced neuroendocrine and autonomic response habituation to repeated noise stress after voluntary wheel running in rats. Front Physiol. 2013; 4:341. PMID: 24324441; PMCID: PMC3839297.
    10. Babb JA, Masini CV, Day HE, Campeau S. Stressor-specific effects of sex on HPA axis hormones and activation of stress-related neurocircuitry. Stress. 2013 Nov; 16(6):664-77. PMID: 23992519.
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    11. Loughridge AB, Greenwood BN, Day HE, McQueen MB, Fleshner M. Microarray analyses reveal novel targets of exercise-induced stress resistance in the dorsal raphe nucleus. Front Behav Neurosci. 2013; 7:37. PMID: 23717271; PMCID: PMC3650681.
    12. Babb JA, Masini CV, Day HE, Campeau S. Sex differences in activated corticotropin-releasing factor neurons within stress-related neurocircuitry and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis hormones following restraint in rats. Neuroscience. 2013 Mar 27; 234:40-52. PMID: 23305762; PMCID: PMC3594441.
    13. Greenwood BN, Strong PV, Loughridge AB, Day HE, Clark PJ, Mika A, Hellwinkel JE, Spence KG, Fleshner M. 5-HT2C receptors in the basolateral amygdala and dorsal striatum are a novel target for the anxiolytic and antidepressant effects of exercise. PLoS One. 2012; 7(9):e46118. PMID: 23049953; PMCID: PMC3458100.
    14. Loram LC, Sholar PW, Taylor FR, Wiesler JL, Babb JA, Strand KA, Berkelhammer D, Day HE, Maier SF, Watkins LR. Sex and estradiol influence glial pro-inflammatory responses to lipopolysaccharide in rats. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2012 Oct; 37(10):1688-99. PMID: 22497984; PMCID: PMC3417083.
    15. Masini CV, Babb JA, Nyhuis TJ, Day HE, Campeau S. Auditory cortex lesions do not disrupt habituation of HPA axis responses to repeated noise stress. Brain Res. 2012 Mar 14; 1443:18-26. PMID: 22290179; PMCID: PMC3294198.
    16. Newsom RJ, Osterlund C, Masini CV, Day HE, Spencer RL, Campeau S. Cannabinoid receptor type 1 antagonism significantly modulates basal and loud noise induced neural and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses in male Sprague-Dawley rats. Neuroscience. 2012 Mar 01; 204:64-73. PMID: 22138156; PMCID: PMC3288505.
    17. Barrientos RM, Frank MG, Crysdale NY, Chapman TR, Ahrendsen JT, Day HE, Campeau S, Watkins LR, Patterson SL, Maier SF. Little exercise, big effects: reversing aging and infection-induced memory deficits, and underlying processes. J Neurosci. 2011 Aug 10; 31(32):11578-86. PMID: 21832188; PMCID: PMC3171131.
    18. Masini CV, Day HE, Gray T, Crema LM, Nyhuis TJ, Babb JA, Campeau S. Evidence for a lack of phasic inhibitory properties of habituated stressors on HPA axis responses in rats. Physiol Behav. 2012 Jan 18; 105(2):568-75. PMID: 21708179; PMCID: PMC3199368.
    19. Masini CV, Nyhuis TJ, Sasse SK, Day HE, Campeau S. Effects of voluntary wheel running on heart rate, body temperature, and locomotor activity in response to acute and repeated stressor exposures in rats. Stress. 2011 May; 14(3):324-34. PMID: 21438772; PMCID: PMC4469263.
    20. Nyhuis TJ, Sasse SK, Masini CV, Day HE, Campeau S. Lack of contextual modulation of habituated neuroendocrine responses to repeated audiogenic stress. Behav Neurosci. 2010 Dec; 124(6):810-20. PMID: 21038933; PMCID: PMC3058616.
    21. Greenwood BN, Foley TE, Le TV, Strong PV, Loughridge AB, Day HE, Fleshner M. Long-term voluntary wheel running is rewarding and produces plasticity in the mesolimbic reward pathway. Behav Brain Res. 2011 Mar 01; 217(2):354-62. PMID: 21070820; PMCID: PMC3021978.
    22. Nyhuis TJ, Masini CV, Sasse SK, Day HE, Campeau S. Physical activity, but not environmental complexity, facilitates HPA axis response habituation to repeated audiogenic stress despite neurotrophin mRNA regulation in both conditions. Brain Res. 2010 Nov 29; 1362:68-77. PMID: 20851112; PMCID: PMC2975821.
    23. Campeau S, Nyhuis TJ, Sasse SK, Kryskow EM, Herlihy L, Masini CV, Babb JA, Greenwood BN, Fleshner M, Day HE. Hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis responses to low-intensity stressors are reduced after voluntary wheel running in rats. J Neuroendocrinol. 2010 Aug; 22(8):872-88. PMID: 20406350; PMCID: PMC4469265.
    24. Campeau S, Nyhuis TJ, Kryskow EM, Masini CV, Babb JA, Sasse SK, Greenwood BN, Fleshner M, Day HE. Stress rapidly increases alpha 1d adrenergic receptor mRNA in the rat dentate gyrus. Brain Res. 2010 Apr 06; 1323:109-18. PMID: 20138850; PMCID: PMC2888891.
    25. Masini CV, Garcia RJ, Sasse SK, Nyhuis TJ, Day HE, Campeau S. Accessory and main olfactory systems influences on predator odor-induced behavioral and endocrine stress responses in rats. Behav Brain Res. 2010 Feb 11; 207(1):70-7. PMID: 19800371; PMCID: PMC2787960.
    26. Masini CV, Sasse SK, Garcia RJ, Nyhuis TJ, Day HE, Campeau S. Disruption of neuroendocrine stress responses to acute ferret odor by medial, but not central amygdala lesions in rats. Brain Res. 2009 Sep 08; 1288:79-87. PMID: 19615352; PMCID: PMC2753207.
    27. Day HE, Masini CV, Campeau S. Reversible inactivation of the auditory thalamus disrupts HPA axis habituation to repeated loud noise stress exposures. Brain Res. 2009 Jun 18; 1276:123-30. PMID: 19379718; PMCID: PMC2700553.
    28. Sasse SK, Greenwood BN, Masini CV, Nyhuis TJ, Fleshner M, Day HE, Campeau S. Chronic voluntary wheel running facilitates corticosterone response habituation to repeated audiogenic stress exposure in male rats. Stress. 2008 Nov; 11(6):425-37. PMID: 19065456; PMCID: PMC2600621.
    29. Weinberg MS, Bhatt AP, Girotti M, Masini CV, Day HE, Campeau S, Spencer RL. Repeated ferret odor exposure induces different temporal patterns of same-stressor habituation and novel-stressor sensitization in both hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity and forebrain c-fos expression in the rat. Endocrinology. 2009 Feb; 150(2):749-61. PMID: 18845631; PMCID: PMC2646538.
    30. Day HE, Kryskow EM, Nyhuis TJ, Herlihy L, Campeau S. Conditioned fear inhibits c-fos mRNA expression in the central extended amygdala. Brain Res. 2008 Sep 10; 1229:137-46. PMID: 18634767; PMCID: PMC2605076.
    31. Campeau S, Nyhuis TJ, Sasse SK, Day HE, Masini CV. Acute and chronic effects of ferret odor exposure in Sprague-Dawley rats. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2008 Sep; 32(7):1277-86. PMID: 18573530; PMCID: PMC2575371.
    32. Day HE, Kryskow EM, Watson SJ, Akil H, Campeau S. Regulation of hippocampal alpha1d adrenergic receptor mRNA by corticosterone in adrenalectomized rats. Brain Res. 2008 Jul 07; 1218:132-40. PMID: 18534559; PMCID: PMC2527210.
    33. Masini CV, Day HE, Campeau S. Long-term habituation to repeated loud noise is impaired by relatively short interstressor intervals in rats. Behav Neurosci. 2008 Feb; 122(1):210-23. PMID: 18298264; PMCID: PMC2409215.
    34. Bland ST, Tamlyn JP, Barrientos RM, Greenwood BN, Watkins LR, Campeau S, Day HE, Maier SF. Expression of fibroblast growth factor-2 and brain-derived neurotrophic factor mRNA in the medial prefrontal cortex and hippocampus after uncontrollable or controllable stress. Neuroscience. 2007 Feb 23; 144(4):1219-28. PMID: 17197100; PMCID: PMC1904349.
    35. Foley TE, Greenwood BN, Day HE, Koch LG, Britton SL, Fleshner M. Elevated central monoamine receptor mRNA in rats bred for high endurance capacity: implications for central fatigue. Behav Brain Res. 2006 Nov 01; 174(1):132-42. PMID: 16934883.
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    36. Patz MD, Day HE, Burow A, Campeau S. Modulation of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenocortical axis by caffeine. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2006 May; 31(4):493-500. PMID: 16413973; PMCID: PMC2409189.
    37. Burow A, Day HE, Campeau S. A detailed characterization of loud noise stress: Intensity analysis of hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenocortical axis and brain activation. Brain Res. 2005 Nov 16; 1062(1-2):63-73. PMID: 16256084; PMCID: PMC2409188.
    38. Masini CV, Sauer S, White J, Day HE, Campeau S. Non-associative defensive responses of rats to ferret odor. Physiol Behav. 2006 Jan 30; 87(1):72-81. PMID: 16183085; PMCID: PMC2409187.
    39. Greenwood BN, Foley TE, Day HE, Burhans D, Brooks L, Campeau S, Fleshner M. Wheel running alters serotonin (5-HT) transporter, 5-HT1A, 5-HT1B, and alpha 1b-adrenergic receptor mRNA in the rat raphe nuclei. Biol Psychiatry. 2005 Mar 01; 57(5):559-68. PMID: 15737672.
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    40. Day HE, Nebel S, Sasse S, Campeau S. Inhibition of the central extended amygdala by loud noise and restraint stress. Eur J Neurosci. 2005 Jan; 21(2):441-54. PMID: 15673443; PMCID: PMC2430886.
    41. Day HE, Masini CV, Campeau S. The pattern of brain c-fos mRNA induced by a component of fox odor, 2,5-dihydro-2,4,5-trimethylthiazoline (TMT), in rats, suggests both systemic and processive stress characteristics. Brain Res. 2004 Oct 29; 1025(1-2):139-51. PMID: 15464754.
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    42. Day HE, Greenwood BN, Hammack SE, Watkins LR, Fleshner M, Maier SF, Campeau S. Differential expression of 5HT-1A, alpha 1b adrenergic, CRF-R1, and CRF-R2 receptor mRNA in serotonergic, gamma-aminobutyric acidergic, and catecholaminergic cells of the rat dorsal raphe nucleus. J Comp Neurol. 2004 Jun 28; 474(3):364-78. PMID: 15174080; PMCID: PMC2430888.
    43. Ginsberg AB, Campeau S, Day HE, Spencer RL. Acute glucocorticoid pretreatment suppresses stress-induced hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis hormone secretion and expression of corticotropin-releasing hormone hnRNA but does not affect c-fos mRNA or fos protein expression in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus. J Neuroendocrinol. 2003 Nov; 15(11):1075-83. PMID: 14622438.
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    44. Greenwood BN, Foley TE, Day HE, Campisi J, Hammack SH, Campeau S, Maier SF, Fleshner M. Freewheel running prevents learned helplessness/behavioral depression: role of dorsal raphe serotonergic neurons. J Neurosci. 2003 Apr 01; 23(7):2889-98. PMID: 12684476.
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    45. Ostrander MM, Badiani A, Day HE, Norton CS, Watson SJ, Akil H, Robinson TE. Environmental context and drug history modulate amphetamine-induced c-fos mRNA expression in the basal ganglia, central extended amygdala, and associated limbic forebrain. Neuroscience. 2003; 120(2):551-71. PMID: 12890524.
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    46. Greenwood BN, Kennedy S, Smith TP, Campeau S, Day HE, Fleshner M. Voluntary freewheel running selectively modulates catecholamine content in peripheral tissue and c-Fos expression in the central sympathetic circuit following exposure to uncontrollable stress in rats. Neuroscience. 2003; 120(1):269-81. PMID: 12849759.
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    47. Day HE, Vittoz NM, Oates MM, Badiani A, Watson SJ, Robinson TE, Akil H. A 6-hydroxydopamine lesion of the mesostriatal dopamine system decreases the expression of corticotropin releasing hormone and neurotensin mRNAs in the amygdala and bed nucleus of the stria terminalis. Brain Res. 2002 Aug 02; 945(2):151-9. PMID: 12126877.
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    48. Uslaner J, Badiani A, Day HE, Watson SJ, Akil H, Robinson TE. Environmental context modulates the ability of cocaine and amphetamine to induce c-fos mRNA expression in the neocortex, caudate nucleus, and nucleus accumbens. Brain Res. 2001 Nov 30; 920(1-2):106-16. PMID: 11716816.
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    49. Uslaner J, Badiani A, Norton CS, Day HE, Watson SJ, Akil H, Robinson TE. Amphetamine and cocaine induce different patterns of c-fos mRNA expression in the striatum and subthalamic nucleus depending on environmental context. Eur J Neurosci. 2001 May; 13(10):1977-83. PMID: 11403691.
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    50. Day HE, Badiani A, Uslaner JM, Oates MM, Vittoz NM, Robinson TE, Watson SJ, Akil H. Environmental novelty differentially affects c-fos mRNA expression induced by amphetamine or cocaine in subregions of the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis and amygdala. J Neurosci. 2001 Jan 15; 21(2):732-40. PMID: 11160452.
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    51. López-Figueroa MO, Day HE, Lee S, Rivier C, Akil H, Watson SJ. Temporal and anatomical distribution of nitric oxide synthase mRNA expression and nitric oxide production during central nervous system inflammation. Brain Res. 2000 Jan 03; 852(1):239-46. PMID: 10661521.
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    52. Day HE, Campeau S, Watson SJ, Akil H. Expression of alpha(1b) adrenoceptor mRNA in corticotropin-releasing hormone-containing cells of the rat hypothalamus and its regulation by corticosterone. J Neurosci. 1999 Nov 15; 19(22):10098-106. PMID: 10559417.
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    53. Day HE, Curran EJ, Watson SJ, Akil H. Distinct neurochemical populations in the rat central nucleus of the amygdala and bed nucleus of the stria terminalis: evidence for their selective activation by interleukin-1beta. J Comp Neurol. 1999 Oct 11; 413(1):113-28. PMID: 10464374.
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    54. Bagnol D, Lu XY, Kaelin CB, Day HE, Ollmann M, Gantz I, Akil H, Barsh GS, Watson SJ. Anatomy of an endogenous antagonist: relationship between Agouti-related protein and proopiomelanocortin in brain. J Neurosci. 1999 Sep 15; 19(18):RC26. PMID: 10479719.
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    55. Badiani A, Oates MM, Day HE, Watson SJ, Akil H, Robinson TE. Environmental modulation of amphetamine-induced c-fos expression in D1 versus D2 striatal neurons. Behav Brain Res. 1999 Sep; 103(2):203-9. PMID: 10513588.
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    56. Day HE, Akil H. Evidence that cholecystokinin receptors are not involved in the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal response to intraperitoneal administration of interleukin-1beta. J Neuroendocrinol. 1999 Jul; 11(7):561-8. PMID: 10444313.
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    57. Badiani A, Oates MM, Day HE, Watson SJ, Akil H, Robinson TE. Amphetamine-induced behavior, dopamine release, and c-fos mRNA expression: modulation by environmental novelty. J Neurosci. 1998 Dec 15; 18(24):10579-93. PMID: 9852594.
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    58. López-Figueroa MO, Day HE, Akil H, Watson SJ. Nitric oxide in the stress axis. Histol Histopathol. 1998 10; 13(4):1243-52. PMID: 9810515.
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    59. Campeau S, Day HE, Helmreich DL, Kollack-Walker S, Watson SJ. Principles of psychoneuroendocrinology. Psychiatr Clin North Am. 1998 Jun; 21(2):259-76. PMID: 9670225.
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    60. Day HE, Campeau S, Watson SJ, Akil H. Distribution of alpha 1a-, alpha 1b- and alpha 1d-adrenergic receptor mRNA in the rat brain and spinal cord. J Chem Neuroanat. 1997 Jul; 13(2):115-39. PMID: 9285356.
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    61. Day HE, Akil H. Differential pattern of c-fos mRNA in rat brain following central and systemic administration of interleukin-1-beta: implications for mechanism of action. Neuroendocrinology. 1996 Mar; 63(3):207-18. PMID: 8677009.
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    62. Day HE, McKnight AT, Poat JA, Hughes J. Evidence that cholecystokinin induces immediate early gene expression in the brainstem, hypothalamus and amygdala of the rat by a CCKA receptor mechanism. Neuropharmacology. 1994 Jun; 33(6):719-27. PMID: 7936109.
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    63. Martin JC, Martin DD, Radow B, Day HE. Life span and pathology in offspring following nicotine and methamphetamine exposure. Exp Aging Res. 1979 Dec; 5(6):509-22. PMID: 527620.
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