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  • Nguyen, E, Smith, KM, Cramer, N, Holland, RA, Bleimeister, IH, Flores-Felix, K, Silberberg, H, Keller, A, Le Pichon, CE, Ross, SE (2022) Medullary kappa-opioid receptor neurons inhibit pain and itch through a descending circuit. Brain, in press.

  • Alipio, JB, Riggs, LM, Plank, M, Keller, A (2022) Environmental Enrichment Mitigates the Long-Lasting Sequelae of Perinatal Fentanyl Exposure in Mice. J Neurosci, 42:3557-3569.


  • Tsymbalyuk, O, Gerzanich, V, Mumtaz, A, Andhavarapu, S, Ivanova, S, Makar, TK, Sansur, CA, Keller, A, Nakamura, Y, Bryan, J, Simard, JM (2021) SUR1, newly expressed in astrocytes, mediates neuropathic pain in a mouse model of peripheral nerve injury. Mol Pain, 17:1-15. PMC8020112

  • Alipio, JB, Haga, C, Fox, ME, Arakawa, K, Balaji, R, Cramer, N, Lobo, MK, Keller, A (2021) Perinatal Fentanyl Exposure Leads to Long-Lasting Impairments in Somatosensory Circuit Function and Behavior. J Neurosci, 41:3400-3417. PMC8051687

  • Uddin, O, Arakawa, K, Raver, C, Garagusi, B, Keller, A (2021) Patterns of cognitive decline and somatosensory processing in a mouse model of amyloid accumulation. Neurobiol Pain, 10:100076. PMC8599510

  • Uddin, O, Anderson, M, Smith, J, Masri, R, Keller, A (2021) Parabrachial complex processes dura inputs through a direct trigeminal ganglion-to-parabrachial connection. Neurobiol Pain, 9:100060. PMC7840999

  • Eley, JG, Haga, CB, Keller, A, Lazenby, EM, Raver, C, Rusek, A, Dilmanian, FA, Krishnan, S, Waddell, J (2021) Heavy Ion Minibeam Therapy: Side Effects in Normal Brain. Cancers, 13:6207.

  • Alipio, JB, Brockett, AT, Fox, ME, Tennyson, SS, deBettencourt, CA, El-Metwally, D, Francis, NA, Kanold, PO, Lobo, MK, Roesch, MR, Keller, A (2021) Enduring consequences of perinatal fentanyl exposure in mice. Addict Biol, 26:e12895. PMC7897444

  • Uddin, O, Jenne, C, Fox, ME, Arakawa, K, Keller, A, Cramer, N (2021) Divergent profiles of fentanyl withdrawal and associated pain in mice and rats. Pharmacol Biochem Behav, 200:173077.

  • Cramer, N, Silva-Cardoso, G, Masri, R, Keller, A (2021) Control of synaptic transmission and neuronal excitability in the parabrachial nucleus. Neurobiol Pain, 9:100057. PMC7753201


  • Raver, C, Uddin, O, Ji, Y, Li, Y, Cramer, N, Jenne, C, Morales, M, Masri, R, Keller, A (2020) An Amygdalo-Parabrachial Pathway Regulates Pain Perception and Chronic Pain. J Neurosci, 40:3424-3442. PMC7178908


  • Ji, Y, Rizk, A, Voulalas, P, Aljohani, H, Akerman, S, Dussor, G, Keller, A, Masri, R (2019) Sex differences in the expression of calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor components in the spinal trigeminal nucleus. Neurobiol Pain, 6:100031. PMC6565752

  • Akintola, T, Tricou, C, Raver, C, Castro, A, Colloca, L, Keller, A (2019) In search of a rodent model of placebo analgesia in chronic orofacial neuropathic pain. Neurobiol Pain, 6:100033. PMC6565753

  • Uddin, O, Studlack, PE, Parihar, S, Keledjian, K, Cruz, A, Farooq, T, Shin, N, Gerzanich, V, Simard, JM, Keller, A (2019) Chronic pain after blast-induced traumatic brain injury in awake rats. Neurobiol Pain, 6:100030. PMC6565615


  • Park, A, Uddin, O, Li, Y, Masri, R, Keller, A (2018) Pain After Spinal Cord Injury Is Associated With Abnormal Presynaptic Inhibition in the Posterior Nucleus of the Thalamus. J Pain, 19:727.e1-727.e15. PMC6026070

  • Hersh, DS, Anastasiadis, P, Mohammadabadi, A, Nguyen, BA, Guo, S, Winkles, JA, Kim, AJ, Gullapalli, R, Keller, A, Frenkel, V, Woodworth, GF (2018) MR-guided transcranial focused ultrasound safely enhances interstitial dispersion of large polymeric nanoparticles in the living brain. PLoS One, 13:e0192240.

  • Studlack, PE, Keledjian, K, Farooq, T, Akintola, T, Gerzanich, V, Simard, JM, Keller, A (2018) Blast-induced brain injury in rats leads to transient vestibulomotor deficits and persistent orofacial pain. Brain Inj, 1-13.

  • Uddin, O, Studlack, P, Akintola, T, Raver, C, Castro, A, Masri, R, Keller, A (2018) Amplified parabrachial nucleus activity in a rat model of trigeminal neuropathic pain. Neurobiol Pain, 3:22-30. PMC5973803


  • Akintola, T, Raver, C, Studlack, P, Uddin, O, Masri, R, Keller, A (2017) The grimace scale reliably assesses chronic pain in a rodent model of trigeminal neuropathic pain. Neurobiol Pain, 2:13-17. PMC5808980

  • Park, A, Li, Y, Masri, R, Keller, A (2017) Presynaptic and extrasynaptic regulation of posterior nucleus of thalamus. J Neurophysiol, 118:507-519. PMC5511867

  • Castro, A, Li, Y, Raver, C, Chandra, R, Masri, R, Lobo, MK, Keller, A (2017) Neuropathic pain after chronic nerve constriction may not correlate with chloride dysregulation in mouse trigeminal nucleus caudalis neurons. Pain, 158:1366-1372. PMC5482239

  • Castro, A, Raver, C, Li, Y, Uddin, O, Rubin, D, Ji, Y, Masri, R, Keller, A (2017) Cortical Regulation of Nociception of the Trigeminal Nucleus Caudalis. J Neurosci, 37:11431-11440. PMC5700425

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