Publications

Increased trophoblast inclusions in placentas from prematurely born infants: A potential marker of risk for preterm neurodevelopmental outcomes.
Placenta 2017 Dec 26;60:61-63. Epub 2017 Oct 26.
Department of Pathology & Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 10032, USA; Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 10032, USA; Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 10032, USA.

Enteric serotonin and oxytocin: endogenous regulation of severity in a murine model of necrotizing enterocolitis.
Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2017 Nov 3;313(5):G386-G398. Epub 2017 Aug 3.
Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York; and.

Colostrum oxytocin modulates cellular stress response, inflammation, and autophagy markers in newborn rat gut villi.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2017 May 5;487(1):47-53. Epub 2017 Apr 5.
Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA; Department of Pathology & Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA. Electronic address:

Oxytocin opposes effects of bacterial endotoxin on ER-stress signaling in Caco2BB gut cells.
Biochim Biophys Acta 2016 Feb 28;1860(2):402-11. Epub 2015 Oct 28.
Division of Developmental Neuroscience, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA; Department of Pathology & Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA; Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA; Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA. Electronic address:


Variations in maternal behavior in rats selected for infant ultrasonic vocalization in isolation.
Horm Behav 2015 Sep 22;75:78-83. Epub 2015 Aug 22.
Department of Psychiatry, Developmental Neuroscience, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA; Department of Developmental Neuroscience, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA; Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA; Department of Pathology & Cell Biology, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA.

Family nurture intervention improves the quality of maternal caregiving in the neonatal intensive care unit: evidence from a randomized controlled trial.
J Dev Behav Pediatr 2015 Apr;36(3):188-96
*Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, MA; †Division of Developmental Neuroscience, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY; Departments of ‡Psychiatry and §Pediatrics, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY; ‖Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY; ¶EB Sciences, Oakland, CA; #Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY.

Effects of maternal deprivation and the duration of reunion time on rat pup ultrasonic vocalization responses to isolation: possible implications for human infant studies.
Dev Psychobiol 2015 Jan 7;57(1):63-72. Epub 2014 Nov 7.
Division of Developmental Neuroscience, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, 10032, NY; Departments of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, 10032, NY.

Electroencephalographic activity of preterm infants is increased by Family Nurture Intervention: a randomized controlled trial in the NICU.
Clin Neurophysiol 2014 Apr 17;125(4):675-84. Epub 2013 Oct 17.
Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA.

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