Related Readings – Friday Lecture – Michael Meaney Ph.D.


Epigenetic programming of gene expresssion and stress responses through variations in maternal care

Friday, April 13, 2007

Caspary Auditorium 3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Tea at 3:15 p.m. in the Abby Lounge

Recommended Review Article

Cameron, N. M., Champagne, F. A., Fish, Cpew, Ozaki-Kuroda, K. and Meaney, M. J. (2005).The programming of individual differences in defensive responses and reproductive strategies in the rat through variations in maternal care. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 29:843-865.

Related Articles

Fish, E. W., Shahrokh, D., Bagot, R., Caldji, C., Bredy, T., Szyf, M. and Meaney, M. J. (2004).Epigenetic programming of stress responses through variations in maternal care. Ann. NY Acad. Sci. 1036:167-180.
Weaver, I. C. G., Cervoni, N., Champagne, F. A., D’Alessio, A. C., Sharma, S., Seckl, J. R., Dymov, S., Szyf, M. and Meaney, M. J. (2004).Epigenetic programming by maternal behavior. Nature Neuroscience 7:847-854.
Weaver, I. C. G., Champagne, F. A., Brown, S. E., Dymov, S., Sharma, S., Meaney, M. J. and Szyf, M. (2005).Reversal of maternal programming of stress responses in adult offspring through methyl supplementation: Altering epigenetic marking later in life. Journal of Neuroscience 25:11045-11054.
Weaver, I. C. G., D’Alessio, A. C., Brown, S. E., Hellstrom, I. C., Dymov, S., Sharma, S., Szyf, M. and Meaney, M. J. (2007).The transcription factor nerve growth factor-inducible protein A mediates epigenetic programming: Altering epigenetic marks by immediate-early genes. Journal of Neuroscience 27:1756-1768.
Weaver, I. C. G., Meaney, M. J. and Szyf, M. (2006).Maternal care effects on the hippocampal transcriptome and anxiety-mediated behaviors in the offspring that are reversible in adulthood. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 103:3480-3485.