Faculty Profile

Dr. Maria E. Gulinello, Ph.D.

Maria E. Gulinello, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience

Selected Publications

Li, Y., Vijayanathan, V., Gulinello, M., and Cole, P., Systemic Methotrexate Induces Spatial Memory Deficits in Long-Evans Rats. FASEB J, submitted Pharmacol Biochem and Behav Aug 2009.

De Butte-Smith, M., Gulinello, M., Zukin, R.S., and Etgen, A.M., Chronic estradiol treatment increases CA1 cell survival but does not improve visual or spatial recognition memory after global ischemia in middle-aged female rats. Horm Behav, 2009. 55(3): p. 442-53.

Gao, H.X., Campbell, S.R., Cui, M.H., Zong, P., Hee-Hwang, J., Gulinello, M., and Putterman, C., Depression is an early disease manifestation in lupus-prone MRL/lpr mice. J Neuroimmunol, 2009. 207(1-2): p. 45-56.

Gulinello, M., Gertner, M., Mendoza, G., Schoenfeld, B.P., Oddo, S., LaFerla, F., Choi, C.H., McBride, S.M., and Faber, D.S., Validation of a 2-day water maze protocol in mice. Behav Brain Res, 2009. 196(2): p. 220-7.

Lawhorn, C., Smith, D.M., and Brown, L.L., Partial ablation of mu-opioid receptor rich striosomes produces deficits on a motor-skill learning task. Neuroscience, 2009. 163(1): p. 109-19.

Lutz, S.E., Zhao, Y., Gulinello, M., Lee, S.C., Raine, C.S., and Brosnan, C.F., Deletion of astrocyte connexins 43 and 30 leads to a dysmyelinating phenotype and hippocampal CA1 vacuolation. J Neurosci, 2009. 29(24): p. 7743-52.

Polydoro, M., Acker, C.M., Duff, K., Castillo, P.E., and Davies, P., Age-Dependent Impairment of Cognitive and Synaptic Function in the htau Mouse Model of Tau Pathology. J Neurosci, 2009. 29(34): p. 10741-10749.

Borgstrom, A., Kask, K., Gulinello, M., Odlind, V., and Sundstrom-Poromaa, I., Patients with adverse mood effects from combined oral contraceptives have lower levels of prepulse inhibition than healthy controls. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2008. 33(4): p. 487-96.

Desruisseaux, M.S., Gulinello, M., Smith, D.N., Lee, S.C., Tsuji, M., Weiss, L.M., Spray, D.C., and Tanowitz, H.B., Cognitive dysfunction in mice infected with Plasmodium berghei ANKA. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2008. 197(11): p. 1621-1627.

Gulinello, M., Chen, F., and Dobrenis, K., Early deficits in motor coordination and cognitive dysfunction in a mouse model of the neurodegenerative lysosomal storage disorder, Sandhoff disease. Behav Brain Res, 2008. 193(2): p. 315-9.

Kask, K., Backstrom, T., Gulinello, M., and Sundstrom-Poromaa, I., Lower levels of prepulse inhibition of startle response in pregnant women compared to postpartum women. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2008. 33(1): p. 100-107.

Lawhorn, C., Smith, D.M., and Brown, L.L., Striosome-matrix pathology and motor deficits in the YAC128 mouse model of Huntington's disease. Neurobiol Dis, 2008. 32(3): p. 471-8.

Kask, K., Gulinello, M., Backstrom, T., Geyer, M.A., and Sundstrom-Poromaa, I., Patients with Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder have Increased Startle Response Across both Cycle Phases and Lower Levels of Prepulse Inhibition During the Late Luteal Phase of the Menstrual Cycle. Neuropsychopharmacology, 2007.

Gulinello, M., Lebesgue, D., Jover-Mengual, T., Zukin, R.S., and Etgen, A.M., Acute and chronic estradiol treatments reduce memory deficits induced by transient global ischemia in female rats. Horm Behav, 2006. 49(2): p. 246-60.

Gulinello, M. and Etgen, A.M., Sexually dimorphic hormonal regulation of the gap junction protein, CX43, in rats and altered female reproductive function in CX43+/- mice. Brain Res, 2005. 1045(1-2): p. 107-15.

Smith, S.S., Ruderman, Y., Hua Gong, Q., and Gulinello, M., Effects of a low dose of ethanol in an animal model of premenstrual anxiety. Alcohol, 2004. 33(1): p. 41-9.

Gulinello, M., Gong, Q.H., and Smith, S.S., Progesterone withdrawal increases the anxiolytic actions of gaboxadol: role of alpha4betadelta GABA(A) receptors. Neuroreport, 2003. 14(1): p. 43-6.

Gulinello, M., Orman, R., and Smith, S.S., Sex differences in anxiety, sensorimotor gating and expression of the alpha4 subunit of the GABAA receptor in the amygdala after progesterone withdrawal. Eur J Neurosci, 2003. 17(3): p. 641-8.

Gulinello, M. and Smith, S.S., Anxiogenic effects of neurosteroid exposure: sex differences and altered GABAA receptor pharmacology in adult rats. J Pharmacol Exp Ther, 2003. 305(2): p. 541-8.

Moxon, K.A., Gerhardt, G.A., Gulinello, M., and Adler, L.E., Inhibitory control of sensory gating in a computer model of the CA3 region of the hippocampus. Biol Cybern, 2003. 88(4): p. 247-64.

Sundstrom Poromaa, I., Smith, S., and Gulinello, M., GABA receptors, progesterone and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Arch Women Ment Health, 2003. 6(1): p. 23-41.

Gulinello, M., Gong, Q.H., and Smith, S.S., Progesterone withdrawal increases the alpha4 subunit of the GABA(A) receptor in male rats in association with anxiety and altered pharmacology - a comparison with female rats. Neuropharmacology, 2002. 43(4): p. 701-14.

Gulinello, M., Gong, Q.H., Li, X., and Smith, S.S., Short-term exposure to a neuroactive steroid increases alpha4 GABA(A) receptor subunit levels in association with increased anxiety in the female rat. Brain Res, 2001. 910(1-2): p. 55-66.

Gulinello, M. and Rose, S., The Effect of the Protein Kinase Inhibitors Melittin and H7 on in vitro phosphorylation of chick brain membrane proteins. Neurosci Lett, 1992. 42: p. 24-29.



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