Publications:

ORIGINAL RESEARCH JOURNAL ARTICLES
Hammonds MD, Shim SS.  2008.  Effects of 4 weeks treatment with lithium and olanzapine on levels of BDNF, Bcl-2 and phosphorylated CREB in the sub-regions of the hippocampus.  In submission to Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology.

Shim SS, Hammonds MD, Kee BS.  2008.  Potentiation of the NMDA receptor in the treatment of schizophrenia: focused on the glycine site.  European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience 258: 16-27.  [Epub ahead of print Sep 27, 2007] PMID: 17901997.

Nocjar C, Hammonds MD, Shim SS.  2007.  Chronic lithium treatment magnifies learning in rats.  Neuroscience Dec 19;150(4):774-88. Epub 2007 Oct 5. PMID: 17996377 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Hammonds MD, Shim SS, Feng P, Calabrese JR.  2007.  Effects of subchronic lithium treatment on levels of BDNF, Bcl-2, and Phospho-CREB in the rat hippocampus. Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology 100(5):356-359.

Shim SS, Hammonds MD, Ganocy SJ, Calabrese JR.  2007.  Effects of sub-chronic lithium treatment on synaptic plasticity in the dentate gyrus of rat hippocampal slices. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry 31(2):343-347.

Woodside BL, Borroni AM, Hammonds MD, Teyler TJ. 2004. NMDA receptors and voltage-dependent calcium channels mediate different aspects of acquisition and retention of a spatial memory task. Neurobiology of Learning & Memory 81(2):105-114.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Seong S. Shim, M.D., Ph.D., Michael Hammonds, Ph.D., Matthew M. Vrabel, M.D.  Augmentation of Behavioral Therapy with Glycine Agonists for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.  The American Journal of Psychiatry 165(8):1050.  

DISSERTATION
Michael D. Hammonds. December, 2004. Cholinergic modulation of two forms of long term potentiation in rat hippocampal CA1 slice (386 pp.). Kent, Ohio. Kent State University.  Director of Dissertation: Timothy J. Teyler, Ph.D.

ABSTRACTS/POSTERS
Shim SS, Nocjar C, Hammonds MD.  Chronic Exposure to a Lithium Chow Diet Enhances LTP in the CA1 Subregion of the Hippocampus and Magnifies Learning in Three Different Spatial Learning Tasks.  Poster abstract in submission to Society for Neuroscience for the 2007 annual meeting in San Diego, November 3-7, 2007.    

Shim SS, Hammonds MD, Abassi IM, Calabrese JR.  2007.  Effects of In vitro and In vivo Lithium Treatment on Long-term Potentiation in Area CA1 of the Hippocampus.  Research ShowCASE poster 324. Case Western Reserve University. April 11-12, 2007. Cleveland, OH.    

Shim SS, Hammonds M, Abassi I, Calabrese JR. 2006. Effects of chronic lithium treatment on long-term potentiation in area CA1 of the hippocampus. Program No. 476.22. 2006 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience. Online.

Shim SS, Russell R, Hammonds M. 2005. Effects of exposure to lithium on functional and morphological synaptic plasticity in hippocampus. Program No. 793.2. 2005 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience. Online.

Sung S. Shim, Michael D. Hammonds, Ronald F. Mervis. 2005. In vivo effects of lithium on morphology of dendrites in hippocampus and parietal cortex. Research ShowCASE poster 204. Case Western Reserve University. April 6-7, 2005. Cleveland, OH.

Woodside BL, Borroni AM, Hammonds MD, Teyler TJ. 2004. NMDA receptors and voltage-dependent calcium channels may serve synergistic or compensatory roles in acquisition and retention of a spatial memory task. Program No. 85.1. Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, D.C. Society for Neuroscience. Online.

Hammonds MD, Teyler TJ. 2003. Modulation of nmdaLTP and vdccLTP by muscarinic agonist and antagonist in rat hippocampal CA1 using theta-burst stimulation. Program No. 246.5. Abstract Viewer / Itinerary Planner. Washington, D.C. Society for Neuroscience. Online.

Hammonds MD, Block CH, Stanke J, Woodside BL, Teyler TJ, McVaugh WB. 2001. Memory for tone and context cues in a conditioned fear task may be mediated differentially by NMDARs and VDCCs. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, Vol. 27, Program No. 951.5.

Radecki DT, Martinez JS, Morgan SL, Hammonds MD, Brown-Croyts LM, Teyler TJ. 2000. Exogenous BDNF protects against stress-induced learning impairments and attenuation of hippocampal LTP. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, Vol. 26, Program No. 751.12.

Hammonds MD, Woodside BL, Teyler TJ. 1999. Nmda receptor blockade with MK-801 impairs short-term acquisition and retention of rats in an odor discrimination digging task whereas VDCC blockade with Verapamil does not. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, Vol. 27, Program No. 253.1.

Woodside BL, Hammonds MD, Teyler TJ. 1999. VDCC-LTP and NMDA-LTP mediate different aspects of acquisition and retention in the 4 / 8 radial-arm maze task. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, Vol, 25, Program No. 354.6.