Publications

  • (2020) Orexin signaling in GABAergic lateral habenula neurons modulates aggressive behavior in male mice. Flanigan, M.E., Aleyasin, H., Li, L., Burnett, C.J., Chan, K.L., LeClair, K.B., Lucas, E.K., Matikainen-Ankney, B., Cuttoli, R.D., Takahashi, A., Menard, C., Pfau, M.L., Golden, S.A., Bouchard, S., Calipari, E.S., Nestler, E.J., DiLeone, R.J., Yamanaka, A., Huntley, G.W., Clem, R.L., & Russo, S.J. Nature Neuroscience, in press. PDF
  • (2020) Prefrontal parvalbumin interneurons require juvenile social experience to establish adult social behavior. Bicks, L.K., Yamamuro, K., Flanigan, M.E., Kim, J.M., Kato, D., Lucas, E.K., Koike, H., Peng, M.S., Brady, D.M., Chandrasekaran, S., Norman, K.J., Smith, M.R., Clem, R.L., Russo, S.J., Akbarian, S., & Morishita, H. Nature Communications, 11: 1003. PDF
  • (2018) Prazosin during fear conditioning facilitates subsequent extinction in male C57Bl/6N mice. Lucas, E.K., Wu, W-C., Roman-Ortiz, C., & Clem, R.L. Psychopharmacology, Special Issue, Psychopharmacology of Extinction, DIO: 10.1007/s00213-018-5001-xPDF
  • (2017) GABAergic interneurons: the orchestra or the conductor in fear learning and memory? Lucas, E.K. & Clem, R.L. | Brain Research Bulletin, Special Issue, Memory Mechanisms in Health and Disease, 141: 13-19. PDF
  • (2016) Multimodal and site-specific plasticity of amygdala parvalbumin interneurons after fear learning. Lucas, E.K., Jegarl, A.M., Morishita, H., & Clem, R.L. | Neuron, 91, 3: 629-643. PDF
  • (2016) Cortical PGC-1α-dependent transcripts are reduced in postmortem tissue from patients with schizophrenia. McMeekin, L.J., Lucas, E.K., Meador-Woodruff, J.H., McCullumsmith, R.E., Hendrickson, R.C., Gamble, K.L., & Cowell, R.M. | Schizophrenia Bulletin, 42, 4: 1009-1017. PDF
  • (2015) Interneuron transcriptional dysregulation causes frequency-dependent alterations in the balance of inhibition and excitation in hippocampus. Bartley, A.F., Lucas, E.K., Brady, L.J., Li, Q., Hablitz, J.J., Cowell, R.M., & Dobrunz, L.E. | Journal of Neuroscience, 35, 46: 15276-15290. PDF
  • (2015) Cerebellar transcriptional alterations with Purkinje cell dysfunction and loss in mice lacking PGC-1α. Lucas, E.K., Reid, C.S., McMeekin, L.J., Dougherty, S.E., & Cowell, R.M. | Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, Special Issue, Neurodegeneration: from Genetics to Molecules, 8, 441: 1-13. PDF
  • (2014) PGC-1α provides a transcriptional framework for synchronous neurotransmitter release from parvalbumin-positive interneurons. Lucas, E.K., Dougherty, S.E., McMeekin, L.J., Reid, C.S., West, A.B., Dobrunz, L.E., Hablitz, J.J., & Cowell, R.M. | Journal of Neuroscience, 34, 43: 14375-14387. PDF
  • (2014) Mice lacking TrkB in parvalbumin-positive cells exhibit sexually dimorphic behavioral phenotypes. Lucas, E.K., Jegarl, A., & Clem, R.L. | Behavioural Brain Research, 274: 219-225. PDF
  • (2014) Mice lacking the transcriptional coactivator PGC-1α exhibit alterations in inhibitory synaptic transmission in the motor cortex. Dougherty, S.E., Bartley, A.F., Lucas, E.K., Dobrunz, L.E., Hablitz, J.J., & Cowell, R.M. | Neuroscience, 271: 137-148. PDF
  • (2013) Abnormal expression of glutamate transporters in temporal lobe areas in elderly patients with schizophrenia. Shan, D., Lucas, E.K., Drummond, J.B., Haroutunian, V., Meador-Woodruff, J.H., & McCullumsmith, R.E. | Schizophrenia Research, 144 (1-3): 1-8. PDF
  • (2012) Developmental alterations in motor coordination and medium spiny neuron markers in mice lacking PGC-1α. Lucas, E.K., Dougherty, S.E., Trinh, A.T., Reid, C.S., McMeekin, L.J., & Cowell, R.M. | PLoS ONE, 7, 8: e42878. PDF
  • (2012) Disruption of Purkinje cell function prior to huntingtin accumulation and cell loss in an animal model of Huntington Disease. Dougherty, S.E., Reeves, J. L., Lucas, E. K., Gamble, K. L., Lesort, M., & Cowell, R.M.  | Experimental Neurology, 236: 171-178. PDF
  • (2010) Neuronal inactivation of PPARγ coactivator 1α (PGC-1α) protects mice from diet-induced obesity and leads to degenerative lesions. Ma, D., Li, S., Lucas, E.K., Cowell, R.M., & Lin, J.D. | Journal of Biological Chemistry, 285, 10: 39087-39095. PDF
  • (2010) Parvalbumin deficiency and GABAergic dysfunction in mice lacking PGC-1α. Lucas, E.K., Markwardt, S.J., Gupta, S., Meador-Woodruff, J.H., Lin, J.D., Overstreet-Wadiche, L., & Cowell, R.M. | Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 21: 7227-7235. PDF
  • (2009) Do perceptually salient stimuli reduce children’s risky decisions? Schwebel, D.C., Lucas, E.K., & Pearson, A. | Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 16, 3: 223-232. PDF
  • (2007) Unintentional injury risk in children with externalizing behavior disorders at summer camp. Schwebel, D. C., Tavares, C. L., Lucas, E. K., Bowling, E. B., & Hodgens, J. B. | Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings 14, 2: 145-151. PDF