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See below for Reviews and Chapters

 

Publications

Ikeda M.Z., Jeon S.D.*, Cowell, R.A. Remage-Healey, L. (2015) Norepinephrine Modulates Coding of Complex Vocalizations in the Songbird Auditory Cortex Independent of Local Neuroestrogen Synthesis. Journal of Neuroscience Jun 24;35(25):9356-68 PubMed

Pawlisch B.A., and Remage-Healey, L. (2015) Neuroestrogen signaling in the songbird auditory cortex propagates into a sensorimotor network via an ‘interface’ nucleus. Neuroscience 284:522-535 PubMed

Chao A., Paon, A.P., Remage-Healey, L. (2015) Dynamic variation in forebrain estradiol levels during song learning. Developmental Neurobiology 75(3):271-86 PubMed

Ikeda, M., Rensel MA, Schlinger BA, and Remage-Healey L. (2014) In vivo detection of fluctuating brain steroid levels. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols.Oct 23;2014(12):pdb.prot084616. doi: 10.1101/pdb.prot084616. PubMed

Remage-Healey, L., Jeon S.D.*, and Joshi, N.R.* (2013) Recent evidence for rapid synthesis and action of estrogens during auditory processing in a songbird. Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 25(11):1024-31 PubMed

Remage-Healey, L. and Joshi, N.R.* (2012) Changing Neuroestrogens Within the Auditory Forebrain Rapidly Transform Stimulus Selectivity in a Downstream Sensorimotor Nucleus. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(24):8231-8241.PubMed

Remage-Healey, L., Dong, S.M.*, Chao, A., Schlinger, B.A. (2012) Sex-specific, rapid neuroestrogen fluctuations and neurophysiological actions in the songbird auditory forebrain. Journal of Neurophysiology 107(6):1621-31. COVER IMAGE PubMed

Remage-Healey, L., Maidment, N.T., Dong, S.M.*, and Schlinger, B.A. (2011) Presynaptic control of rapid estrogen fluctuations in the songbird auditory forebrain. Journal of Neuroscience Jul 6;31(27):10034-8 PubMed

Chao, A.P.*, Schlinger, B.A., and Remage-Healey, L. (2011) Combined liquid and solid-phase extraction improves quantification of brain estrogen content. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy 5(57):1-7 PubMed

Remage-Healey, L., Coleman, M.E., Oyama, R.K.*, and Schlinger B.A. (2010) Brain estrogens rapidly strengthen auditory encoding and guide song preference in a songbird. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. 107(8):3852-7 [PDF]

Remage-Healey, L., and Bass A.H. (2010) Estradiol interacts with an opioidergic network to acheive rapid modulation of a vocal pattern generator. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 196(2):137-46 [PDF]

Remage-Healey, L., Oyama R.K.* and Schlinger B.A. (2009) Elevated aromatase activity in forebrain synaptic terminals during song. Journal of Neuroendocrinology Mar;21(3):191-199 [PDF]

Remage-Healey, L., Maidment N.T., and Schlinger B.A. (2008) Forebrain steroid levels fluctuate rapidly during social interactions. Nature Neuroscience11(11): 1327-1334 Published online 28 September 2008; doi:10.1038/nn.2200 [PDF]

Remage-Healey, L. and Bass A.H. (2007) Plasticity in brain sexuality is revealed by the rapid actions of steroid hormones. Journal of Neuroscience 27(5): 1114-1122 [PDF]

Remage-Healey, L., Nowacek D.P. and Bass A.H. (2006) Dolphin foraging sounds suppress calling and elevate stress hormone levels in a prey species, the Gulf toadfish. Journal of Experimental Biology209:4444-4451 [PDF]

Remage-Healey, L. and Bass A.H. (2006) A rapid, neuromodulatory role for steroid hormones in the control of reproductive behavior. Brain Research 1126(1):27-35 [PDF]

Remage-Healey, L. and Bass A.H. (2006) From social behavior to neural circuitry: Steroid hormones rapidly modulate advertisement calling via a vocal pattern generator. Hormones and Behavior - 50:432-441[PDF]

Remage-Healey, L. and Bass A.H. (2005) Rapid elevations in both steroid hormones and vocal signaling during playback challenge: a field experiment in gulf toadfish. Hormones and Behavior 47:297-305 [PDF] [PDF with cover]

Remage-Healey, L. and Bass A.H. (2004) Rapid, hierarchical modulation of vocal patterning by steroid hormones. Journal of Neuroscience 24(26):5892-5900 [PDF]

Remage-Healey, L., Adkins-Regan, E., and Romero, L.M. (2003) Behavioral and adrenocortical responses to mate separation and reunion in the zebra finch, Taniopygia guttata. Hormones and Behavior 43:108-114 [PDF]

Remage-Healey, L. and Romero L.M. (2002) Corticosterone and insulin interact to regulate glucose but not lipid concentrations in molting starlings. General and Comparative Endocrinology 129:88-94 [PDF]

Remage-Healey, L. and Romero L.M. (2001) Corticosterone and insulin interact to regulate glucose and triglyceride levels during stress in a bird. American Journal of Physiology 281:R994-R1003 [PDF]

Remage-Healey, L. and Romero L.M. (2000) Daily and seasonal variation in response to stress in captive starlings (Sturnus vulgaris): Glucose. General and Comparative Endocrinology 119(1): 60-68 [PDF]

Romero, L.M. and Remage-Healey, L. (2000) Daily and seasonal variation in response to stress in captive starlings (Sturnus vulgaris): Corticosterone. General and Comparative Endocrinology 119(1): 52-59 [PDF]

*Denotes undergraduate author.

 

Invited Reviews:

Brenowitz, E.A. and Remage-Healey, L. (2016) It takes a seasoned bird to be a good listener: communication between the sexes. Current Opinion in Neurobiology In press

Vahaba D.M., and Remage-Healey, L. (2015) Brain estrogen production and the encoding of recent experience. In press Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences

Krentzel, A.A., and Remage-Healey, L. (2015) Sex differences and rapid estrogen signaling: a look at songbird audition. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology. Jul;38:37-49 PubMed

Remage-Healey, L. (2014) Frank Beach Award Winner: Steroids as Neuromodulators of Brain Circuits and Behavior. Hormones and Behavior. 66(3):552-60 PubMed

Remage-Healey L. (2012) Brain estrogen signaling effects acute modulation of acoustic communication behaviors: A working hypothesis. Bioessays. Dec;34(12):1009-16. PubMed

Remage-Healey, L.^, Saldanha C.^, and Schlinger, B.A. (2012) Estradiol synthesis and action at the synapse: Evidence for synaptocrine signaling. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2011;2:28. PubMed

Saldanha, C^., Remage-Healey, L.^, and Schlinger B.A. (2011) Synaptocrine signaling: Steroid synthesis and action at the synapse. Endocrine Reviews Aug;32(4):532-49. ^authors contributed equally PubMed

Schlinger, B.A., Remage-Healey, L (2012) Neurosteroidogenesis: Insights from studies of songbirds. Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 24(1):16-21

Remage-Healey, L., London S.E., and Schlinger, B.A. (2010) Birdsong and the neural production of steroid hormones. Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy 39(2):72-81[PDF]

London, S.E., Remage-Healey, L., and Schlinger, B.A. (2009) Neurosteroid production in the songbird brain: A re-evaluation of core principles. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology 2009 Aug;30(3):302-14. [PDF]

Bass, A.H. and Remage-Healey, L. (2008) Androgen-sensitive central pattern generators (CPGs) for social vocalization. Hormones and Behavior Special Issue on Androgens and the Nervous System 53(5): 659-72. [PDF]

 

Book Chapters:

Caras, ML, Remage-Healey L. Control of peripheral and central auditory processing by estrogens in birds. (2016) Hearing and Hormones, Spring Handbook of Auditory Research.Ed. Richard R. Fay and Arthur N. Popper, Springer, New York

Remage-Healey, L. Synthesis and actions of estrogens in communication circuits. (2013). In: Brain Aromatase, Estrogens and Behavior. Ed. Jacques Balthazart, Gregory Ball, Oxford Press

Saldanha, C.J., Remage-Healey, L. and Schlinger B.A. Neuroanatomical distribution of aromatase in birds: cellular and subcellular analyses. (2013) In: Brain Aromatase, Estrogens and Behavior. Ed. Jacques Balthazart, Gregory Ball, Oxford Press

Remage-Healey, L. Synthesis and actions of estrogens in communication circuits. (2012). In: Brain Aromatase, Estrogens and Behavior. Ed. Jacques Balthazart, Gregory Ball, Oxford Press

Saldanha, C.J., Remage-Healey, L. and Schlinger B.A. Neuroanatomical distribution of aromatase in birds: cellular and subcellular analyses. (2012) In: Brain Aromatase, Estrogens and Behavior. Ed. Jacques Balthazart, Gregory Ball, Oxford Press

Forlano, P.M., Remage-Healey, L., Sisneros, J.A., and Bass, A.H. (2007) Steroid-induced plasticity in the auditory and vocal motor system: Recent studies in a teleost fish. In: Evolutionary Molecular Strategies and Plasticity. Ed. Canonaco, M. Research Signpost, New Delhi, India.