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Oliveira, G. F., Nguyen, A. T., Carreras-Simons, L., Niepsuj, T., Gadelhak, S. H., Johnson, A. K., Abdalla, A., Lev, E., Torres Román, S. G., Fuchs, S. N., Jorgensen, J. S., Farhat, W. A., & Auger, A. P. (2024). Puberty Blocker, Leuprolide, Reduces Sex Differences in Rough-and-Tumble Play and Anxiety-like Behavior in Juvenile Rats. Endocrinology, 165(5), bqae046.

Kigar, S. L., Cuarenta, A., Zuniga, C. L., Chang, L., Auger, A. P., & Bakshi, V. P. (2024). Brain, behavior, and physiological changes associated with predator stress-An animal model for trauma exposure in adult and neonatal rats. Frontiers in molecular neuroscience, 17, 1322273.


Diaz, J. C., Dunaway, K., Zuniga, C., Sheil, E., Sadeghian, K., Auger, A. P., & Baldo, B. A. (2023). Delayed estrogen actions diminish food consumption without changing food approach, motor activity, or hypothalamic activation elicited by corticostriatal µ-opioid signaling. Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 48(13), 1952–1962.

Cuarenta, A., Kigar, S. L., Keese, A. P., Guagliardo, S. E., Chang, L., Bakshi, V. P., & Auger, A. P. (2023). DNA topoisomerase Top3β is impacted by early life stress in the developing female and male rat brain. Brain research, 1809, 148339.


Cuarenta, A., Kigar, S. L., Henion, I. C., Chang, L., Bakshi, V. P., & Auger, A. P. (2021). Early life stress during the neonatal period alters social play and Line1 during the juvenile stage of development. Scientific reports, 11(1), 3549.


Cuarenta, A., Kigar, S. L., Henion, I. C., Karls, K. E., Chang, L., Bakshi, V. P., & Auger, A. P. (2020). Early life stress increases Line1 within the developing brain in a sex-dependent manner. Brain research1748, 147123.

Zhao, C., Chang, L., Auger, A. P., Gammie, S. C., & Riters, L. V. (2020). Mu opioid receptors in the medial preoptic area govern social play behavior in adolescent male rats. Genes, brain, and behavior19(7), e12662.


Chang, L., Kigar, S. L., Ho, J. H., Cuarenta, A., Gunderson, H. C., Baldo, B. A., Bakshi, V. P., & Auger, A. P. (2019). Early life stress alters opioid receptor mRNA levels within the nucleus accumbens in a sex-dependent manner. Brain research1710, 102–108.


Asimes, A., Kim, C. K., Cuarenta, A., Auger, A. P., & Pak, T. R. (2018). Binge Drinking and Intergenerational Implications: Parental Preconception Alcohol Impacts Offspring Development in Rats. Journal of the Endocrine Society2(7), 672–686.


Kigar, S. L., Chang, L., Guerrero, C. R., Sehring, J. R., Cuarenta, A., Parker, L. L., Bakshi, V. P., & Auger, A. P. (2017). N6-methyladenine is an epigenetic marker of mammalian early life stress. Scientific reports7(1), 18078.


Kigar, S. L., Chang, L., Hayne, M. R., Karls, N. T., & Auger, A. P. (2016). Sex differences in Gadd45b expression and methylation in the developing rodent amygdala. Brain research1642, 461–466.

Dosch, N. C., Guslits, E. F., Weber, M. B., Murray, S. E., Ha, B., Coe, C. L., Auger, A. P., & Kling, P. J. (2016). Maternal Obesity Affects Inflammatory and Iron Indices in Umbilical Cord Blood. The Journal of pediatrics172, 20–28.


Phillips, A. K., Roy, S. C., Lundberg, R., Guilbert, T. W., Auger, A. P., Blohowiak, S. E., Coe, C. L., & Kling, P. J. (2014). Neonatal iron status is impaired by maternal obesity and excessive weight gain during pregnancy. Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association34(7), 513–518.


Kigar, S. L., & Auger, A. P. (2013). Epigenetic mechanisms may underlie the aetiology of sex differences in mental health risk and resilience. Journal of neuroendocrinology25(11), 1141–1150.

Auger, C. J., & Auger, A. P. (2013). Permanent and plastic epigenesis in neuroendocrine systems. Frontiers in neuroendocrinology34(3), 190–197.


Jessen, H. M., & Auger, A. P. (2011). Sex differences in epigenetic mechanisms may underlie risk and resilience for mental health disorders. Epigenetics6(7), 857–861.

Auger, C. J., Coss, D., Auger, A. P., & Forbes-Lorman, R. M. (2011). Epigenetic control of vasopressin expression is maintained by steroid hormones in the adult male rat brain. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108(10), 4242–4247.


Schuler, L. A., & Auger, A. P. (2010). Psychosocially influenced cancer: diverse early-life stress experiences and links to breast cancer. Cancer prevention research (Philadelphia, Pa.)3(11), 1365–1370.


Auger, A. P., & Jessen, H. M. (2009). Corepressors, nuclear receptors, and epigenetic factors on DNA: a tail of repression. Psychoneuroendocrinology34 Suppl 1(Suppl 1), S39–S47.

Auger, A. P., & Olesen, K. M. (2009). Brain sex differences and the organisation of juvenile social play behaviour. Journal of neuroendocrinology21(6), 519–525.

Tetel, M. J., Auger, A. P., & Charlier, T. D. (2009). Who’s in charge? Nuclear receptor coactivator and corepressor function in brain and behavior. Frontiers in neuroendocrinology30(3), 328–342.



(Oliveira et al., 2024)


(Kigar et al., 2024)


(Zhao et al., 2020)


(Zhao et al., 2020)


(Asimes et al., 2018)


(Phillips et al. 2014)


(Auger & Auger 2013)


(Auger 2009)


(Tetel et al., 2009)