Publications

Here you will find the full list of peer-reviewed articles published by NERD Directors Mikkel Vestergaard Olsen, Esther Kjær Needham and Sophie Wiese.

Wiese AS, Needham EK, Noer CL, Balsby TJS, Dabelsteen T, Pakkenberg B (2018). The number of neurons in specific amygdala regions is associated with boldness in mink: a study in animal personality. Brain Struct Funct.  doi: 10.1007/s00429-018-1606-4

Olesen MVNeedham EK, Pakkenberg B (2017) The Optical Fractionator Technique to Estimate Cell Numbers in a Rat Model of Electroconvulsive Therapy. J Vis Exp. (125). doi: 10.3791/55737

Olesen MV, Wörtwein G, Folke J, Pakkenberg B (2017) Electroconvulsive stimulation results in long-term survival of newly generated hippocampal neurons in rats. Hippocampus. doi: 10.1002/hipo.22670.

Rasmussen NB, Olesen MV, Brudek T, Plenge P, Klein AB, Westin JE, Fog K, Wörtwein G, Aznar S (2016) 5-HT2A receptor binding in frontal cortex of Parkinson patients and alpha-synuclein overexpressing mice: A post-mortem study. Parkinsons Disease, Epub ahead of print.

Noer CL, Needham EK, Wiese A-S, Balsby TJS, Dabelsteen T (2016) Personality matters: Consistency of inter-individual variation in shyness-boldness across non-breeding and pre-breeding season despite a fall in general shyness levels in farmed American mink (Neovison vison). Applied Animal Behaviour 181:191-199.

Olesen MV, Wörtwein G, Pakkenberg B (2015) Electroconvulsive stimulation, but not chronic restraint stress, causes structural alterations in adult rat hippocampus – a stereological study. Hippocampus 25 (1):72-80.

Noer CL, Needham EK, Wiese A-S, Balsby TJS, Dabelsteen T (2015) Context Matters: Multiple Novelty Tests Reveal Different Aspects of Shyness-Boldness in Farmed American Mink (Neovison vison). PLoS ONE 10(6): e0130474.

Christiansen SH, Olesen MV, Gøtzsche CR, Woldbye DPD (2014) Anxiolytic-like effects after vector-mediated overexpression of neuropeptide Yin the amygdala and hippocampus of mice. Neuropeptides 48 (6):335-344.

Goncalves J, Baptista S, Olesen MV, Fontes-Ribeiro C, Malva JO, Woldbye DP, Silva AP (2012) Methamphetamine induces changes in the mice hippocampal neuropeptide Y system: implications for memory impairment. Journal of Neurochemistry 123 (6):1041-53.

Olesen MV, Christiansen SH, Gøtzsche CR, Nikitidou L, Kokaia M, Woldbye DP (2012) Neuropeptide Y Y1 receptor hippocampal overexpression via viral vectors is associated with anxiolytic-like and proconvulsive effects in mice. Journal of Neuroscience Research 90 (2): 498-507.

Olesen MV, Christiansen SH, Gøtzsche CR, Holst B, Kokaia M, Woldbye DP (2012) Moderate hyperactivity induced by rAAV vector-mediated Y5 neuropeptide Y receptor overexpression in mice. Neuropeptides 46 (2): 71-79.

Gøtzsche CR, Sørensen AT, Nikitidou L, Olesen MV, Sørensen G, Christiansen SH, Ängehagen M, Woldbye DP (2012) Combined gene overexpression of neuropeptide Y and its receptor Y5 in the hippocampus suppresses seizures. Neurobiology of Disease 45 (1): 288-96.

Christiansen SH, Olesen MV, Wörtwein G, Woldbye DP (2011) Fluoxetine reverts chronic stress- induced depression-like behaviour and increases neuropeptide Y and galanin expression in mice. Behavioural Brain Research 216(2): 585-91.

Woldbye DP, Ängehagen M, Gøtzsche CR, Kristiansen H, Sørensen AT, Christiansen SH, Olesen MV, Nikitidou L, Hansen TVO, Kanter-Schlifke I, Kokaia M (2010) AAV vector- induced overexpression of neuropeptide Y Y2 receptor in the hippocampus supresses seizures. Brain 133 (9): 2778-2788.

Thomsen M, Wörtwein G, Olesen MV, Begstrup M, Havez S, Bolwig TG, Woldbye DP (2007) Involvement of Y5 receptor in neuropeptide Y agonist-induced analgesic-like effect in the rat hot plate test. Brain Research 1155: 49-55.

Christensen DZ, Olesen MV, Kristiansen H, Mikkelsen JD, Woldbye DP (2006) Unaltered Neuropeptide Y (NPY)-Stimulated [35S] – GTPγS Binding After Repeated Electrocunvulsive Seizures in Mice. Journal of Neuroscience Research 84: 1282-1291.

Larsen MH, Olesen M, Woldbye DP, Hay-Schmidt A, Hansen HH, Rønn LCB, Mikkelsen JD (2005) Regulation of activity-regulated cytoskeleton protein (Arc) mRNA after acute and chronic electroconvulsive stimulation in the rat. Brain Research 1064: 161-165.