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Summer Acevedo, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology

Recent Publications (since 2000)

  1. Philip, N., Acevedo, S. F., and Skoulakis, E. M. C. (2001) Conditional rescue of olfactory learning and memory defects in mutants of the 14-3-3z gene leonardo. J. Neuroscience 21(21), 8417-8425.
  2. Chen, H., Fernandez-Funez, P., Acevedo, S. F., Lam , Y. C., Kaytor, M. D., Fernandez, M. H., Aitken, A., Skoulakis, E. M. C., Orr, H. T., Botas, J. and Zoghibi, H. Y. (2003) Interaction of Akt-phosphorylated ataxin-1 with 14-3-3 mediates neurodegeneration in spinocerebellar ataxis type 1. Cell 113: 457-468.
  3. Sathyanarayana, P., Barthwal, M. K., Lane, M. E., Acevedo, S. F., Skoulakis, E. M. C., Bergmann, A. and Rana, A. (2003) Drosophila mixed kinase kinase/slipper, a missing biochemical link in Drosophila, Biochimica Biophyscia Acta 1640: 77-84.
  4. Acevedo, S. F., Pfankuch, T., Ohtsu, H. and Raber, J. (2006) Anxiety and cognition in female histadine decarboxylase knockout (Hdc-/-) mice, Behav Brain Res 168: 92-99.
  5. Acevedo, S. F., Ohtsu, H., Benice, T.S, Rizk-Jackson, A.M. and Raber, J. (2006) Age-dependent effects on measures of anxiety and cognition in male histidine decarboxylase knockout (Hdc-/-) mice, Brain Res 1071: 113-123.
  6. Acevedo, S.F., de Eche, I.J.P. and Raber, J. (2006) Sex- and histamine-dependent long-term cognitive effects of methamphetamine exposure, Neuropsychopharmacology 32(3):665-72.
  7. Rizk-Jackson, A.M., Acevedo, S. F., Inman, D., Howieson, D., Benice, T.S. and Raber, J. (2006) Effects of age and sex on object recognition and spatial memory in humans. Behav Brain Res 173(2):181-90.
  8. Villasana, L., Acevedo, S. F., Poage, C. and Raber, J. (2006) Sex- and ApoE Isoform-dependent effects of radiation on cognitive function. Radiat Res 166(6): 883-891.
  9. van Meer, P, Acevedo, S. F. and Raber, J. (2007) Impairments in spatial memory retention of GFAP-apoE4 female mice. Behav Brain Res 176(2): 372-375.
  10. Acevedo, S. F., Froudarakis, E. I., Tsiorva, A. and Skoulakis, E. M. C. (2007) Distinct neuronal circuits mediate experience dependent, non-associative osmotactic response in Drosophila. Mol Cell Neurosci 34: 378-389.
  11. Acevedo, S. F., Froudarakis, E. I., Kanellopoulos, A. and Skoulakis, E. M. C. (2007) Protection from premature habituation requires functional mushroom bodies in Drosophila. Learn Memory 10;14(5):376-84.
  12. Acevedo, S. F., Tsigkari, K. K., Grammenoudi, S. and Skoulakis, E. M. C. (2007) In vivo functional specificity and homeostasis of Drosophila 14-3-3 proteins. Genetics 177(1): 239-253.
  13. Acevedo, S. F., Gardell, L. R., Bradley, S.R., Piu, F. and Raber, J. (2008) Selective androgen receptor modulators antagonize apolipoprotein E4-induced cognitive impairments. Letters Drugs Design Discovery, 5: 271-276.