Complete list of publications on Google Scholar.
Selected Publications – Neurosteroids
Seib DR, Tobiansky DJ, Meitzen J, Floresco SB & Soma KK (2023) Neurosteroids and the mesocorticolimbic system. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 153: 105356 (9 pp).
Tomm RJ*, Seib DR*, Kachkovski GV, Schweitzer HR, Tobiansky DJ, Floresco SB# & Soma KK# (2022) Androgen synthesis inhibition increases behavioural flexibility and mPFC tyrosine hydroxylase in gonadectomized male rats. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 34: e13128 (16 pp). *co-first authors #co-PIs
Jalabert C, Shock MA, Ma C, Bootsma TJ, Liu MQ & Soma KK (2022) Ultrasensitive quantification of multiple estrogens in songbird blood and microdissected brain by LC-MS/MS. eNeuro 9: ENEURO.0037-22.2022 (16 pp).
Tobiansky DJ*, Kachkovski GV*, Enos RT, Schmidt KL, Murphy EA, Floresco SB & Soma KK (2021) Maternal sucrose consumption alters behaviour and steroids in adult rat offspring. Journal of Endocrinology 251: 161-180. *co-first authors
Hamden JE*, Gray KM*, Salehzadeh M, Kachkovski GV, Forys BJ, Ma C, Austin SH & Soma KK (2021) Steroid profiling of glucocorticoids in microdissected mouse brain across development. Developmental Neurobiology 81: 189-206. *co-first authors
Jalabert C, Ma C & Soma KK (2021) Profiling of systemic and brain steroids in male songbirds: seasonal changes in neurosteroids. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 33: e12922.
Tobiansky DJ, Kachkovski GV, Enos RT, Schmidt KL, Murphy EA & Soma KK (2020) Sucrose consumption alters steroid and dopamine signalling in the female rat brain. Journal of Endocrinology 245: 231-246.
Tobiansky DJ, Wallin-Miller KG, Floresco SB, Wood RI & Soma KK (2018) Androgen regulation of the mesocorticolimbic system and executive function. Frontiers in Endocrinology 9: 279 (18 pp).
Tomm RJ, Tse MT, Tobiansky DJ, Schweitzer HR, Soma KK* & Floresco SB* (2018) Effects of aging on executive functioning and mesocorticolimbic dopamine markers in male Fischer 344 × Brown Norway rats. Neurobiology of Aging 72 (Dec): 134-146. *co-PIs
Selected Publications – Immunosteroids
Salehzadeh M*, Hamden JE*, Li MX, Bajaj H, Wu RS & Soma KK (2022) Glucocorticoid production in lymphoid organs: acute effects of lipopolysaccharide in neonatal and adult mice. Endocrinology 163: 1-17. *co-first authors
Salehzadeh M & Soma KK (2021) Glucocorticoid production in the thymus and brain: immunosteroids and neurosteroids. Brain, Behavior and Immunity – Health 18:100352.
Hamden JE, Salehzadeh M, Gray KM, Forys BJ & Soma KK (2021) Isoflurane stress induces glucocorticoid production in mouse lymphoid organs. Journal of Endocrinology 251: 137-148.
Xing S, Jiao Y, Salehzadeh M, Soma KK & Huan T (2021) SteroidXtract: deep learning-based pattern recognition enables comprehensive and rapid extraction of steroid-like metabolic features for automated biology-driven metabolomics. Analytical Chemistry 93: 5735-5743.
Hamden JE*, Salehzadeh M*, Jalabert C, O’Leary TP, Snyder JS, Gomez-Sanchez CE & Soma KK (2019) Measurement of 11-dehydrocorticosterone in mice, rats and songbirds: effects of age, sex and stress. General and Comparative Endocrinology 281: 173-182. *co-first authors
Taves MD, Hamden JE & Soma KK (2017) Local glucocorticoid production in lymphoid organs of mice and birds: functions in lymphocyte development. Hormones and Behavior 88: 4-14.
Taves MD, Plumb AW, Korol AM, Van Der Gugten JG, Holmes DT, Abraham N* & Soma KK* (2016) Lymphoid organs of neonatal and adult mice preferentially produce active glucocorticoids from metabolites, not precursors. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity 57: 271-281. *co-PIs
Taves MD, Losie JA, Rahim T, Schmidt KL, Sandkam BA, Ma C, Silversides FG & Soma KK (2016) Locally elevated cortisol in lymphoid organs of the developing zebra finch but not Japanese quail or chicken. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 54: 116-125.
Taves MD, Plumb AW, Sandkam BA, Ma C, van der Gugten JG, Holmes DT, Close DA, Abraham N* & Soma KK* (2015) Steroid profiling reveals widespread local regulation of glucocorticoid levels during mouse development. Endocrinology 156: 511-522. *co-PIs