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Victoria N. Luine
Title Distinguished Professor of Psychology
Faculty Rank
Degree Ph.D.
Institution Hunter College, CUNY
Department Psychology
Clusters Other/Unknown
Room 611 HN, Hunter College, CUNY
695 Park Avenue
City New York
State NY
Postal Code 10065
Telephone 212 772-4223
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1. Luine V, Serrano P, Frankfurt M. Rapid effects on memory consolidation and spine morphology by estradiol in female and male rodents. Horm Behav. 2018 Apr 15.
2. Avila JA, Alliger AA, Carvajal B, Zanca RM, Serrano PA, Luine VN. Estradiol rapidly increases GluA2-mushroom spines and decreases GluA2-filopodia spines in hippocampus CA1. Hippocampus. 2017 Dec; 27(12):1224-1229.
3. Luine V, Gomez J, Beck K, Bowman R. Sex differences in chronic stress effects on cognition in rodents. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2017 Jan; 152:13-19.
4. Jacome LF, Barateli K, Buitrago D, Lema F, Frankfurt M, Luine VN. Gonadal Hormones Rapidly Enhance Spatial Memory and Increase Hippocampal Spine Density in Male Rats. Endocrinology. 2016 Apr; 157(4):1357-62.
5. Tuscher JJ, Luine V, Frankfurt M, Frick KM. Estradiol-Mediated Spine Changes in the Dorsal Hippocampus and Medial Prefrontal Cortex of Ovariectomized Female Mice Depend on ERK and mTOR Activation in the Dorsal Hippocampus. J Neurosci. 2016 Feb 03; 36(5):1483-9.
6. Zanca RM, Braren SH, Maloney B, Schrott LM, Luine VN, Serrano PA. Environmental Enrichment Increases Glucocorticoid Receptors and Decreases GluA2 and Protein Kinase M Zeta (PKM?) Trafficking During Chronic Stress: A Protective Mechanism? Front Behav Neurosci. 2015; 9:303.
7. Luine V. Estradiol: Mediator of memories, spine density and cognitive resilience to stress in female rodents. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2016 06; 160:189-95.
8. Luine V, Frankfurt M. Introduction to the Special Issue Estradiol and Cognition: Molecules to Mind. Horm Behav. 2015 Aug; 74:1-3.
9. Frankfurt M, Luine V. The evolving role of dendritic spines and memory: Interaction(s) with estradiol. Horm Behav. 2015 Aug; 74:28-36.
10. Bowman RE, Luine V, Diaz Weinstein S, Khandaker H, DeWolf S, Frankfurt M. Bisphenol-A exposure during adolescence leads to enduring alterations in cognition and dendritic spine density in adult male and female rats. Horm Behav. 2015 Mar; 69:89-97.
11. Luine VN. Estradiol and cognitive function: past, present and future. Horm Behav. 2014 Sep; 66(4):602-18.
12. Bowman RE, Luine V, Khandaker H, Villafane JJ, Frankfurt M. Adolescent bisphenol-A exposure decreases dendritic spine density: role of sex and age. Synapse. 2014 Nov; 68(11):498-507.
13. Luine V. Recognition memory tasks in neuroendocrine research. Behav Brain Res. 2015 May 15; 285:158-64.
14. Gomez JL, Luine VN. Female rats exposed to stress and alcohol show impaired memory and increased depressive-like behaviors. Physiol Behav. 2014 Jan 17; 123:47-54.
15. Gomez JL, Lewis MJ, Sebastian V, Serrano P, Luine VN. Alcohol administration blocks stress-induced impairments in memory and anxiety, and alters hippocampal neurotransmitter receptor expression in male rats. Horm Behav. 2013 Apr; 63(4):659-66.
16. Scharfman HE, Kramár EA, Luine V, Srivastava DP. Introduction to 'steroid hormone actions in the CNS: the role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF)'. Neuroscience. 2013 Jun 03; 239:1-2.
17. Luine V, Frankfurt M. Interactions between estradiol, BDNF and dendritic spines in promoting memory. Neuroscience. 2013 Jun 03; 239:34-45.
18. Luine VN, Frankfurt M. Estrogens facilitate memory processing through membrane mediated mechanisms and alterations in spine density. Front Neuroendocrinol. 2012 Oct; 33(4):388-402.
19. Inagaki T, Frankfurt M, Luine V. Estrogen-induced memory enhancements are blocked by acute bisphenol A in adult female rats: role of dendritic spines. Endocrinology. 2012 Jul; 153(7):3357-67.
20. Gomez JL, Lewis MJ, Luine VN. The interaction of chronic restraint stress and voluntary alcohol intake: effects on spatial memory in male rats. Alcohol. 2012 Aug; 46(5):499-504.
21. Eilam-Stock T, Serrano P, Frankfurt M, Luine V. Bisphenol-A impairs memory and reduces dendritic spine density in adult male rats. Behav Neurosci. 2012 Feb; 126(1):175-85.
22. Luine VN, Wallace ME, Frankfurt M. Age-related deficits in spatial memory and hippocampal spines in virgin, female Fischer 344 rats. Curr Gerontol Geriatr Res. 2011; 2011:316386.
23. Frankfurt M, Salas-Ramirez K, Friedman E, Luine V. Cocaine alters dendritic spine density in cortical and subcortical brain regions of the postpartum and virgin female rat. Synapse. 2011 Sep; 65(9):955-61.
24. Jacome LF, Gautreaux C, Inagaki T, Mohan G, Alves S, Lubbers LS, Luine V. Estradiol and ERß agonists enhance recognition memory, and DPN, an ERß agonist, alters brain monoamines. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2010 Nov; 94(4):488-98.
25. Lubbers LS, Zafian PT, Gautreaux C, Gordon M, Alves SE, Correa L, Lorrain DS, Hickey GJ, Luine V. Estrogen receptor (ER) subtype agonists alter monoamine levels in the female rat brain. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2010 Nov; 122(5):310-7.
26. Inagaki T, Gautreaux C, Luine V. Acute estrogen treatment facilitates recognition memory consolidation and alters monoamine levels in memory-related brain areas. Horm Behav. 2010 Aug; 58(3):415-26.
27. Salas-Ramirez KY, Frankfurt M, Alexander A, Luine VN, Friedman E. Prenatal cocaine exposure increases anxiety, impairs cognitive function and increases dendritic spine density in adult rats: influence of sex. Neuroscience. 2010 Sep 01; 169(3):1287-95.
28. Shineman DW, Salthouse TA, Launer LJ, Hof PR, Bartzokis G, Kleiman R, Luine V, Buccafusco JJ, Small GW, Aisen PS, Lowe DA, Fillit HM. Therapeutics for cognitive aging. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2010 Apr; 1191 Suppl 1:E1-15.
29. Sun WL, Luine VN, Zhou L, Wu HB, Weierstall KM, Jenab S, Quiñiones-Jenab V. Acute progesterone treatment impairs spatial working memory in intact male and female rats. Ethn Dis. 2010; 20(1 Suppl 1):S1-83-7.
30. Beck KD, Luine VN. Evidence for sex-specific shifting of neural processes underlying learning and memory following stress. Physiol Behav. 2010 Feb 09; 99(2):204-11.
31. Luine VN. Sex steroids and cognitive function. J Neuroendocrinol. 2008 Jun; 20(6):866-72.
32. Russo SJ, Sun WL, Minerly AC, Weierstall K, Nazarian A, Festa ED, Niyomchai T, Akhavan A, Luine V, Jenab S, Quiñones-Jenab V. Progesterone attenuates cocaine-induced conditioned place preference in female rats. Brain Res. 2008 Jan 16; 1189:229-35.
33. Scharfman HE, Hintz TM, Gomez J, Stormes KA, Barouk S, Malthankar-Phatak GH, McCloskey DP, Luine VN, Maclusky NJ. Changes in hippocampal function of ovariectomized rats after sequential low doses of estradiol to simulate the preovulatory estrogen surge. Eur J Neurosci. 2007 Nov; 26(9):2595-612.
34. Luine VN, Beck KD, Bowman RE, Frankfurt M, Maclusky NJ. Chronic stress and neural function: accounting for sex and age. J Neuroendocrinol. 2007 Oct; 19(10):743-51.
35. Macbeth AH, Scharfman HE, Maclusky NJ, Gautreaux C, Luine VN. Effects of multiparity on recognition memory, monoaminergic neurotransmitters, and brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF). Horm Behav. 2008 Jun; 54(1):7-17.
36. Wallace M, Frankfurt M, Arellanos A, Inagaki T, Luine V. Impaired recognition memory and decreased prefrontal cortex spine density in aged female rats. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2007 Feb; 1097:54-7.
37. Luine VN. The prefrontal cortex, gonadal hormones and memory. Horm Behav. 2007 Feb; 51(2):181-2.
38. Luine V, Attalla S, Mohan G, Costa A, Frankfurt M. Dietary phytoestrogens enhance spatial memory and spine density in the hippocampus and prefrontal cortex of ovariectomized rats. Brain Res. 2006 Dec 18; 1126(1):183-7.
39. Bowman RE, Maclusky NJ, Diaz SE, Zrull MC, Luine VN. Aged rats: sex differences and responses to chronic stress. Brain Res. 2006 Dec 18; 1126(1):156-66.
40. MacLusky NJ, Luine VN, Hajszan T, Leranth C. The 17alpha and 17beta isomers of estradiol both induce rapid spine synapse formation in the CA1 hippocampal subfield of ovariectomized female rats. Endocrinology. 2005 Jan; 146(1):287-93.
41. Altemus M, Fong J, Yang R, Damast S, Luine V, Ferguson D. Changes in cerebrospinal fluid neurochemistry during pregnancy. Biol Psychiatry. 2004 Sep 15; 56(6):386-92.
42. Bisagno V, Grillo CA, Piroli GG, Giraldo P, McEwen B, Luine VN. Chronic stress alters amphetamine effects on behavior and synaptophysin levels in female rats. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2004 Jul; 78(3):541-50.
43. Bowman RE, MacLusky NJ, Sarmiento Y, Frankfurt M, Gordon M, Luine VN. Sexually dimorphic effects of prenatal stress on cognition, hormonal responses, and central neurotransmitters. Endocrinology. 2004 Aug; 145(8):3778-87.
44. Li C, Brake WG, Romeo RD, Dunlop JC, Gordon M, Buzescu R, Magarinos AM, Allen PB, Greengard P, Luine V, McEwen BS. Estrogen alters hippocampal dendritic spine shape and enhances synaptic protein immunoreactivity and spatial memory in female mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Feb 17; 101(7):2185-90.
45. Luine VN, Jacome LF, Maclusky NJ. Rapid enhancement of visual and place memory by estrogens in rats. Endocrinology. 2003 Jul; 144(7):2836-44.
46. Bisagno V, Bowman R, Luine V. Functional aspects of estrogen neuroprotection. Endocrine. 2003 Jun; 21(1):33-41.
47. Bisagno V, Ferguson D, Luine VN. Chronic D-amphetamine induces sexually dimorphic effects on locomotion, recognition memory, and brain monoamines. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2003 Mar; 74(4):859-67.
48. Bowman RE, Beck KD, Luine VN. Chronic stress effects on memory: sex differences in performance and monoaminergic activity. Horm Behav. 2003 Jan; 43(1):48-59.
49. Luine VN, Mohan G, Tu Z, Efange SM. Chromaproline and Chromaperidine, nicotine agonists, and Donepezil, cholinesterase inhibitor, enhance performance of memory tasks in ovariectomized rats. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2002 Dec; 74(1):213-20.
50. Luine V. Sex differences in chronic stress effects on memory in rats. Stress. 2002 Sep; 5(3):205-16.
51. Alves SE, Hoskin E, Lee SJ, Brake WG, Ferguson D, Luine V, Allen PB, Greengard P, McEwen BS. Serotonin mediates CA1 spine density but is not crucial for ovarian steroid regulation of synaptic plasticity in the adult rat dorsal hippocampus. Synapse. 2002 Aug; 45(2):143-51.
52. Bisagno V, Ferguson D, Luine VN. Short toxic methamphetamine schedule impairs object recognition task in male rats. Brain Res. 2002 Jun 14; 940(1-2):95-101.
53. Beck KD, Luine VN. Sex differences in behavioral and neurochemical profiles after chronic stress: role of housing conditions. Physiol Behav. 2002 Apr 15; 75(5):661-73.

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