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Cortina Chen




Post Doctoral


Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Endocrinology, Neuroscience

Selected Publications

1. Chen, H.-J.C., Yip, T., Lee, J.K., Juliani, J, Sernia, C., Hill, A.F., Lavidis, N.A., Spiers, J.G., 2020. Restraint stress alters expression of glucocorticoid bioavailability mediators, suppresses Nrf2, and promotes oxidative stress in liver tissue. Antioxidants 9(9), 853.

2. Spiers, J.G., Chen, H.-J.C., Bourgognon, J.M., Steinert, J.R., 2019. Dysregulation of stress systems and nitric oxide signaling underlies neuronal dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease. Free Radical Biology & Medicine 2(134), 468-483.

3. Chen, H.-J.C., Lee, J.K., Yip, T, Sernia, C., Lavidis, N.A., Spiers, J.G., 2019. Sub-acute restraint stress progressively increases oxidative/nitrosative stress and inflammatory markers while transiently upregulating antioxidant gene expression in the rat hippocampus. Free Radical Biology & Medicine 130, 446-457.

4. Chen, H.-J.C., Spiers, J.G., Sernia, C., Lavidis, N.A., 2018. Inhibition of fatty acid amide hydrolase by PF-3845 alleviates nitrergic and proinflammatory response in the rat hippocampus following acute stress. The International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, doi: 10.1093/ijnp/pyy033.

5. Spiers, J.G., Chen, H.-J.C., Cuffe, J.S.M., Sernia, C., Lavidis, N.A., 2016. Acute restraint stress induces rapid changes in central redox status and protective antioxidant genes in rats. Psychoneuroendocrinology 67, 104-112.