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Book Chapters (2)
Spencer, S and Jenkins, T 2016, 'Perinatal and postnatal determinants of brain development: recent studies and methodological advances' in David W. Walker (ed.) Prenatal and Postnatal Determinants of Development (Neuromethods Vol 109), Humana Press, United States, pp. 189-201. 104   0
Spencer, S 2014, 'Ghrelin plays a role in various physiological and pathophysiological brain functions' in J. Portelli, I. Smolders (ed.) Central Functions of the Ghrelin Receptor, Springer, New York, United States, pp. 191-204. 165   0
Journal Articles (78)
Soch, A, Sominsky, L, De Luca, S and Spencer, S 2019, 'Obesity after neonatal overfeeding is independent of hypothalamic microgliosis', Journal of Neuroendocrinology, vol. 31, no. 8, pp. 1-12. 2   0
Barrientos, R, Brunton, P, Lenz, K, Pyter, L and Spencer, S 2019, 'Neuroimmunology of the female brain across the lifespan: Plasticity to psychopathology', Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, vol. 79, pp. 39-55. 7   56
Di Natale, M, Soch, A, Ziko, I, De Luca, S, Spencer, S and Sominsky, L 2019, 'Chronic predator stress in female mice reduces primordial follicle numbers: Implications for the role of ghrelin', Journal of Endocrinology, vol. 241, no. 3, pp. 201-219. 10   119
De Luca, S, Sominsky, L, Soch, A, Wang, H, Ziko, I, Rank, M and Spencer, S 2019, 'Conditional microglial depletion in rats leads to reversible anorexia and weight loss by disrupting gustatory circuitry', Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, vol. 77, pp. 77-91. 21   12
Spencer, S, Basri, B, Sominsky, L, Soch, A, Ayala, M, Reineck, P, Gibson, B and Barrientos, R 2019, 'High-fat diet worsens the impact of aging on microglial function and morphology in a region-specific manner', Neurobiology of Aging, vol. 74, pp. 121-134. 34   2 10
Sominsky, L, Goularte, J, Andrews, Z and Spencer, S 2019, 'Acylated Ghrelin Supports the Ovarian Transcriptome and Follicles in the Mouse: Implications for Fertility', Frontiers in Endocrinology, vol. 9, pp. 1-17. 18   7
Malik, S and Spencer, S 2019, 'Early life stress and metabolism', Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, vol. 28, pp. 25-30. 7   1
Sominsky, L, Ong, L, Ziko, I, Dickson, P and Spencer, S 2018, 'Neonatal overfeeding increases capacity for catecholamine biosynthesis from the adrenal gland acutely and long-term in the male rat', Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, vol. 470, pp. 295-303. 10   4
Wang, H, Blackall, M, Sominsky, L, Spencer, S, Vlahos, R, Churchill, M and Bozinovski, S 2018, 'Increased hypothalamic microglial activation after viral-induced pneumococcal lung infection is associated with excess serum amyloid A production', Journal of Neuroinflammation, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 1-11. 26   5 0
Sominsky, L, Jasoni, C, Twigg, H and Spencer, S 2018, 'Hormonal and nutritional regulation of postnatal hypothalamic development', Journal of Endocrinology, vol. 237, no. 2, pp. 47-64. 9   2 8
Sominsky, L, De Luca, S and Spencer, S 2018, 'Microglia: Key players in neurodevelopment and neuronal plasticity', The International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, vol. 94, pp. 56-60. 63   11 0 2
Ziko, I, Sominsky, L, De Luca, S, Lelngei, F and Spencer, S 2018, 'Acylated ghrelin suppresses the cytokine response to lipopolysaccharide and does so independently of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis', Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, vol. 74, pp. 86-95. 11   2 0
Spencer, S, Korosi, A, Laye, S, Shukitt-Hale, B and Barrientos, R 2017, 'Food for thought: how nutrition impacts cognition and emotion', NPJ Science of Food, vol. 1, no. 7, pp. 1-8. 5   146
Sominsky, L, Ziko, I, Nguyen, T, Andrews, Z and Spencer, S 2017, 'Early life disruption to the ghrelin system with over-eating is resolved in adulthood in male rats', Neuropharmacology, vol. 113, pp. 21-30. 91   16 8
Spencer, S and Meyer, U 2017, 'Perinatal programming by inflammation', Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, vol. 63, pp. 1-7. 26   23 Cited 7 times in Scopus7 2
Sominsky, L, Ziko, I, Nguyen, T, Quach, J and Spencer, S 2017, 'Hypothalamic effects of neonatal diet: reversible and only partially leptin dependent', Journal of Endocrinology, vol. 234, no. 1, pp. 41-56. 36   12 Cited 2 times in Scopus2 3
Ziko, I, Sominsky, L, Nguyen, T, Yam, K, De Luca, S, Korosi, A and Spencer, S 2017, 'Hyperleptinemia in neonatally overfed female rats does not dysregulate feeding circuitry', Frontiers in Endocrinology, vol. 8, pp. 1-11. 8   4 7
Sominsky, L, Hodgson, D, McLaughlin, E, Smith, R and Spencer, S 2017, 'Linking Stress and Infertility: A Novel Role for Ghrelin', Endocrine Reviews, vol. 38, no. 5, pp. 432-467. 14   9 17
De Luca, S, Ziko, I, Dhuna, K, Sominsky, L, Tolcos, M, Stokes, L and Spencer, S 2017, 'Neonatal overfeeding by small-litter rearing sensitises hippocampal microglial responses to immune challenge: Reversal with neonatal repeated injections of saline or minocycline', Journal of Neuroendocrinology, vol. 29, no. 11, pp. 1-14. 5   2 0
Tolcos, M, Petratos, S, Hirst, J, Wong, F, Spencer, S, Azhan, A, Emery, B and Walker, D 2017, 'Blocked, delayed, or obstructed: What causes poor white matter development in intrauterine growth restricted infants?', Progress in Neurobiology, vol. 154, pp. 62-77. 45   10 Cited 2 times in Scopus2 2
Sominsky, L, Ziko, I and Spencer, S 2017, 'Neonatal overfeeding disrupts pituitary ghrelin signalling in female rats long-term; Implications for the stress response', PLoS One, vol. 12, no. 3, e0173498, pp. 1-18. 55   7 Cited 3 times in Scopus3 3
Nguyen, J, Ali, S, Kosari, S, Woodman, O, Spencer, S, Killcross, S and Jenkins, T 2017, 'Western diet chow consumption in rats induces striatal neuronal activation while reducing dopamine levels without affecting spatial memory in the radial arm maze', Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 11, 22, pp. 1-10. 154 7 5 Cited 1 times in Scopus1 1
Spencer, S, D'Angelo, H, Soch, A, Watkins, L, Maier, S and Barrientos, R 2017, 'High-fat diet and aging interact to produce neuroinflammation and impair hippocampal- and amygdalar-dependent memory', Neurobiology of Aging, vol. 58, pp. 88-101. 26   21 Cited 1 times in Scopus1 37
Yam, K, Ruigrok, S, Ziko, I, De Luca, S, Lucassen, P, Spencer, S and Korosi, A 2017, 'Ghrelin and hypothalamic NPY/AgRP expression in mice are affected by chronic early-life stress exposure in a sex-specific manner', Psychoneuroendocrinology, vol. 86, pp. 73-77. 26   7 0 1
Baker, K, Loughman, A, Spencer, S and Reichelt, A 2017, 'The impact of obesity and hypercaloric diet consumption on anxiety and emotional behavior across the lifespan', Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, vol. 83, pp. 173-182. 12   9 38
Cai, G, Ziko, I, Barwood, J, Soch, A, Sominsky, L, Spencer, S and Molero - Navajas, J 2016, 'Overfeeding during a critical postnatal period exacerbates hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses to immune challenge: A role for adrenal melanocortin 2 receptors', Scientific Reports, vol. 6, pp. 1-10. 68   15 Cited 9 times in Scopus9 0
Sominsky, L, Ziko, I, Soch, A, Smith, J and Spencer, S 2016, 'Neonatal overfeeding induces early decline of the ovarian reserve: Implications for the role of leptin', Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, vol. 431, pp. 24-35. 41   21 Cited 6 times in Scopus6 0
De Luca, S, Ziko, I, Sominsky, L, Nguyen, J, Dinan, T, Miller, A, Jenkins, T and Spencer, S 2016, 'Early life overfeeding impairs spatial memory performance by reducing microglial sensitivity to learning', Journal of Neuroinflammation, vol. 13, no. 1, 112, pp. 1-15. 84   25 Cited 8 times in Scopus8 12
Stark, R, Santos, V, Geenen, B, et al, , et al, and et al, 2016, 'Des-acyl ghrelin and ghrelin O-acyltransferase regulate hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activation and anxiety in response to acute stress', Endocrinology, vol. 157, no. 10, pp. 3946-3957. 101   17 Cited 6 times in Scopus6 1
Soch, A, Bradburn, S, Sominsky, L, De Luca, S, Murgatroyd, C and Spencer, S 2016, 'Effects of exercise on adolescent and adult hypothalamic and hippocampal neuroinflammation', Hippocampus, vol. 26, no. 11, pp. 1435-1446. 93   3 0 31
Ku, J, Taher, A, Chin, K, Barsby, T, Austin, V, Wong, C, Andrews, Z, Spencer, S and Miller, A 2016, 'Protective actions of des-acylated ghrelin on brain injury and blood-brain barrier disruption after stroke in mice', Clinical Science, vol. 130, no. 17, pp. 1545-1548. 15   16 Cited 7 times in Scopus7 2
De Luca, S, Sominsky, L and Spencer, S 2016, 'Delayed Spatial Win-shift Test on Radial Arm Maze', Bio-Protocol, vol. 6, no. 23, pp. 1-9. 127   0
Spencer, S, Emmerzaal, T, Kozicz, T and Andrews, Z 2015, 'Ghrelin's role in the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in response to stress', Biological Psychiatry, vol. 78, no. 1, pp. 19-27. 21   52 Cited 24 times in Scopus24 8
Hale, M, Spencer, S, Conti, B, Jasoni, C, Kent, S, Radler, M, Reyes, T and Sominsky, L 2015, 'Diet, behavior and immunity across the lifespan', Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, vol. 58, pp. 46-62. 91   13 Cited 9 times in Scopus9 1
Lockie, S, Dinan, T, Lawrence, A, Spencer, S and Andrews, Z 2015, 'Diet-induced obesity causes ghrelin resistance in reward processing tasks', Psychoneuroendocrinology, vol. 62, pp. 114-120. 108   27 Cited 16 times in Scopus16 7
Ku, J, Andrews, Z, Barsby, T, Reichenbach, A, Lemus, M, Drummond, G, Sleeman, M, Spencer, S, Sobey, C and Miller, A 2015, 'Ghrelin-related peptides exert protective effects in the cerebral circulation of male mice through a nonclassical ghrelin receptor(s)', Endocrinology, vol. 156, no. 1, pp. 280-290. 46   20 Cited 15 times in Scopus15 1
Cai, G, Dinan, T, Barwood, J, De Luca, S, Soch, A, Ziko, I, Chan, S, Zeng, X, Li, S, Molero - Navajas, J and Spencer, S 2015, 'Neonatal overfeeding attenuates acute central pro-inflammatory effects of short-term high fat diet', Frontiers in Neuroscience, vol. 8, 446, pp. 1-13. 73   15 0 1
Stokes, L, Spencer, S and Jenkins, T 2015, 'Understanding the role of P2X7 in affective disorders - are glial cells the major players?', Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, vol. 9, 258, pp. 1-6. 108 6 24 Cited 17 times in Scopus17 2
Miller, A and Spencer, S 2014, 'Obesity and neuroinflammation: A pathway to cognitive impairment', Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, vol. 42, pp. 10-21. 181   179 Cited 104 times in Scopus104 18
Ziko, I, De Luca, S, Dinan, T, Barwood, J, Sominsky, L, Cai, G, Kenny, R, Stokes, L, Jenkins, T and Spencer, S 2014, 'Neonatal overfeeding alters hypothalamic microglial profiles and central responses to immune challenge long-term', Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, vol. 41, pp. 32-43. 241   36 0 0
Kenny, R, Dinan, T, Cai, G and Spencer, S 2014, 'Effects of mild calorie restriction on anxiety and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses to stress in the male rat', Physiological Reports, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 1-11. 195   0
Sominsky, L and Spencer, S 2014, 'Eating behavior and stress: a pathway to obesity (Review)', Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 5, pp. 1-8. 7   97 55
Spencer, S, Miller, A and Andrews, Z 2013, 'The role of ghrelin in neuroprotection after ischemic brain injury', Brain Sciences, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 344-359. 103   0
Spencer, S 2013, 'Perinatal programming of neuroendocrine mechanisms connecting feeding behaviour and stress', Frontiers in Neuroscience, vol. 7, no. 109, pp. 1-13. 112   1
Kenny, R, Cai, G, Bayliss, J, Clarke, M, Choo, Y, Miller, A, Andrews, Z and Spencer, S 2013, 'Endogenous ghrelin's role in hippocampal neuroprotection after global cerebral ischemia: does endogenous ghrelin protect against global stroke?', American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, vol. 304, no. 11, pp. R980-R990. 89   13 Cited 8 times in Scopus8 3
Spencer, S 2013, 'Perinatal nutrition programs neuroimmune function long-term: Mechanisms and implications', Frontiers in Neuroscience, vol. 7, 144, pp. 1-10. 64  
Clarke, M, Cai, G, Saleh, S, Buller, K and Spencer, S 2013, 'Being suckled in a large litter mitigates the effects of early-life stress on hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis function in the male rat', Journal of Neuroendocrinology, vol. 25, no. 9, pp. 792-802. 180   10 Cited 8 times in Scopus8 0
Spencer, S 2012, 'Early life programming of obesity: the impact of the perinatal environment on the development of obesity and metabolic dysfunction in the offspring', Current Diabetes Reviews, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 55-68. 131   Cited 36 times in Scopus36 0
Stefanidis, A and Spencer, S 2012, 'Effects of neonatal overfeeding on juvenile and adult feeding and energy expenditure in the rat', PL o S One, vol. 7, no. 12, pp. 1-10. 130   30 Cited 24 times in Scopus24 1
Spencer, S, Xu, L, Clarke, M, Lemus, M, Reichenbach, A, Geenen, B, Kozicz, T and Andrews, Z 2012, 'Ghrelin regulates the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and restricts anxiety after acute stress', Biological Psychiatry, vol. 72, no. 6, pp. 457-465. 101   121 Cited 98 times in Scopus98 14
Clarke, M, Stefanidis, A and Spencer, S 2012, 'Postnatal overfeeding leads to obesity and exacerbated febrile responses to lipopolysaccharide throughout life', Journal of Neuroendocrinology: from molecular to translational neurobiology, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 511-524. 64   43 Cited 33 times in Scopus33 0
Kampe, J, Stefanidis, A, Lockie, S, Brown, W, Dixon, J, Odoi, A, Spencer, S, Raven, J and Oldfield, B 2012, 'Neural and humoral changes associated with the adjustable gastric band : insights from a rodent model', International Journal of Obesity, vol. 36, no. 11, pp. 1404-1411. 58   23 Cited 20 times in Scopus20 2
Smith, J and Spencer, S 2012, 'Pre-weaning over and under-feeding alters onset of puberty in the rat without affecting kisspeptin', Biology of Reproduction, vol. 86, no. 5, pp. 1-8. 41   29 Cited 28 times in Scopus28 1
Wixey, J, Reinebrant, H, Spencer, S and Buller, K 2011, 'Efficacy of post-insult minocycline administration to alter long-term hypoxia-ischemia-induced damage to the serotonergic system in the immature rat brain', Neuroscience, vol. 182, pp. 184-192. 155   30 Cited 28 times in Scopus28 0
Spencer, S and Tilbrook, A 2011, 'The glucocorticoid contribution to obesity', Stress: The International Journal on the Biology of Stress, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 233-246. 213   65 Cited 59 times in Scopus59 30
Bulfin, L, Clarke, M, Buller, K and Spencer, S 2011, 'Anxiety and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses to psychological stress are attenuated in male rats made lean by large litter rearing', Psychoneuroendocrinology, vol. 36, no. 7, pp. 1080-1091. 186   21 Cited 18 times in Scopus18 0
Spencer, S, Galic, M and Pittman, Q 2011, 'Neonatal programming of innate immune function', American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 300, no. 1, pp. 11-18. 47   49 Cited 42 times in Scopus42 0
Mouihate, A, Galic, M, Ellis, S, Spencer, S, Tsutsui, S and Pittman, Q 2010, 'Early life activation of toll-like receptor 4 reprograms neural anti-inflammatory pathways', International Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 30, no. 23, pp. 7975-7983. 132   56 Cited 47 times in Scopus47 0
Spencer, S, Field, E and Pittman, Q 2010, 'Neonatal programming by neuroimmune challenge - effects on responses and tolerance to septic doses of LPS in adult male and female rats', Journal of Neuroendocrinology, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 272-281. 51   16 Cited 12 times in Scopus12 0
Spencer, S and Tilbrook, A 2009, 'Neonatal overfeeding alters adult anxiety and stress responsiveness', Psychoneuroendocrinology, vol. 34, no. 8, pp. 1133-1143. 47   51 Cited 47 times in Scopus47 0
Galic, M, Spencer, S, Mouihate, A and Pittman, Q 2009, 'Postnatal programming of the innate immune response', Integrative & Comparative Biology, vol. 49, no. 3, pp. 237-245. 38   30 Cited 27 times in Scopus27 0
Spencer, S, Galic, M, Tsutsui, M, Pittman, Q and Mouihate, A 2008, 'Effects of global cerebral ischemia in the pregnant rat', Stroke, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 975-982. 99   13 Cited 13 times in Scopus13 0
Galic, M, Riazi, K, Heida, J, Mouihate, A, Fournier, N, Spencer, S, Kalynchuk, L, Teskey, G and Pittman, Q 2008, 'Postnatal inflammation increases seizure susceptibility in adult rats', Neuroscience, vol. 28, no. 27, pp. 6904-6913. 42   192 Cited 177 times in Scopus177 4
Spencer, S, Mouihate, A, Galic, M and Pittman, Q 2008, 'Central and peripheral neuroimmune responses: hypo-responsiveness during pregnancy', The Journal of Physiology, vol. 586, no. 2, pp. 399-406. 129   24 Cited 26 times in Scopus26 0
Spencer, S, Mouihate, A, Galic, M, Ellis, S and Pittman, Q 2007, 'Neonatal immune challenge does not affect body weight regulation in rats', American Journal of Physiology, vol. 293, pp. R581-R589. 60   Cited 33 times in Scopus33 0
Spencer, S, Hyland, N, Sharkey, K and Pittman, Q 2007, 'Neonatal immune challenge exacerbates experimental colitis in adult rats: potential role for TNF-a', American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, vol. 292, no. 1, pp. 308-315. 38   22 Cited 18 times in Scopus18 0
Spencer, S, Mouihate, A and Pittman, Q 2007, 'Peripheral inflammation exacerbates damage after global ischaemia independently of temperature and acute brain inflammation', Stroke, vol. 38, no. 5, pp. 1570-1577. 59   47 Cited 46 times in Scopus46 0
Spencer, S, Martin, S, Mouihate, A and Pittman, Q 2006, 'Early-life immune challenge: Defining a critical window for effects on adult responses to immune challenge', Neuropsychopharmacology, vol. 31, no. 9, pp. 1910-1918. 212   68 0 1
Spencer, S, Auer, R and Pittman, Q 2006, 'Rat neonatal immune challenge alters adult responses to cerebral ischaemia', Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 456-467. 265   36 Cited 38 times in Scopus38 1
Spencer, S, Boisse, L, Mouihate, A and Pittman, Q 2006, 'Long term alterations in neuroimmune responses of female rats after neonatal exposure to lipopolysaccharide', Brain Behaviour and Immunity - special issue - Stress, Genetics and Immunity, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 325-330. 155   31 Cited 30 times in Scopus30 3
Boisse, L, Spencer, S, Mouihate, A and Vergnolle, N 2005, 'Neonatal immune challenge alters nociception in the adult rat', Pain, vol. 119, no. 13, pp. 133-141. 162   59 Cited 55 times in Scopus55 0
Spencer, S, Heida, J and Pittman, Q 2005, 'Early life immune challenge - effects on behavioural indicies of adult rat fear and anxiety', Behavioural Brain Research, vol. 164, no. 2, pp. 231-238. 69   78 Cited 74 times in Scopus74 0
Spencer, S, Buller, K and Day, T 2005, 'Medial prefrontal cortex control of the paraventricular hypothalamic nucleus response to psychological stress: Possible role of the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis', Journal of Comparative Neurology, vol. 481, no. 4, pp. 363-376. 59   119 Cited 113 times in Scopus113 0
Pittman, Q and Spencer, S 2005, 'Neurohypophysial peptides: Gatekeepers in the amygdala', Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism (Invited Review), vol. 16, no. 8, pp. 343-344. 160   10 Cited 14 times in Scopus14 0
Spencer, S, Ebner, K and Day, T 2004, 'Differential involvement of rat medial prefrontal cortex dopamine receptors in modulation of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses to different stressors', European Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 1008-1016. 105   30 Cited 29 times in Scopus29 0
Spencer, S and Day, T 2004, 'Role of catecholaminergic inputs to the medial prefrontal cortex in local and subcortical expression of Fos after psychological stress', Journal of Neuroscience Research, vol. 78, no. 2, pp. 279-288. 56   21 Cited 21 times in Scopus21 0
Spencer, S, Fox, J and Day, T 2004, 'Thalamic paraventricular nucleus lesions facilitate central amygdala neuronal responses to acute psychological stress', Brain Research, vol. 997, no. 2, pp. 234-237. 130   50 Cited 45 times in Scopus45 0
Buller, K, Crane, J, Spencer, S and Day, T 2003, 'Systematic apomorphine alters HPA axis responses to interleukin1 ß administration but not sound stress', Psychoneuroendocrinology, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 715-732. 55   3
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