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Abbott, Stephen

Stephen Abbott

Primary Appointment

Pharmacology

Contact Information

1340 Jefferson Park Ave.
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Telephone: 4348063908
Fax: 434-982-3878
Email: sba6t@virginia.edu

Research Interests

Neurobiology of cardiovascular and respiratory homeostasis

Research Description

Neurobiology of cardiovascular and respiratory homeostasis

Selected Publications

Abbott SB, Coates MB, Stornetta RL, Guyenet PG, Optogenetic stimulation of c1 and retrotrapezoid nucleus neurons causes sleep state-dependent cardiorespiratory stimulation and arousal in rats., 2013; Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979). 61(4) 835-41 PMID: 23438930 | PMCID: PMC3666866

Guyenet PG, Abbott SB, Chemoreception and asphyxia-induced arousal., 2013; Respiratory physiology & neurobiology. 188(3) 333-43 PMID: 23608705 | PMCID: PMC3749262

Abbott SB, DePuy SD, Nguyen T, Coates MB, Stornetta RL, Guyenet PG, Selective optogenetic activation of rostral ventrolateral medullary catecholaminergic neurons produces cardiorespiratory stimulation in conscious mice., 2013; The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 33(7) 3164-77 PMID: 23407970 | PMCID: PMC3596815

Guyenet PG, Stornetta RL, Abbott SB, Depuy SD, Kanbar R, The retrotrapezoid nucleus and breathing., 2012; Advances in experimental medicine and biology. 758() 115-22 PMID: 23080151 | PMCID: PMC5111164

Derecki NC, Cronk JC, Lu Z, Xu E, Abbott SB, Guyenet PG, Kipnis J, Wild-type microglia arrest pathology in a mouse model of Rett syndrome., 2012; Nature. 484(7392) 105-9 PMID: 22425995 | PMCID: PMC3321067

Abbott SB, Kanbar R, Bochorishvili G, Coates MB, Stornetta RL, Guyenet PG, C1 neurons excite locus coeruleus and A5 noradrenergic neurons along with sympathetic outflow in rats., 2012; The Journal of physiology. 590(0) 2897-915 PMID: 22526887 | PMCID: PMC3448155

Abbott SB, Stornetta RL, Coates MB, Guyenet PG, Phox2b-expressing neurons of the parafacial region regulate breathing rate, inspiration, and expiration in conscious rats., 2011; The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 31(45) 16410-22 PMID: 22072691 | PMCID: PMC3236529

Abbott SB, Stornetta RL, Fortuna MG, Depuy SD, West GH, Harris TE, Guyenet PG, Photostimulation of retrotrapezoid nucleus phox2b-expressing neurons in vivo produces long-lasting activation of breathing in rats., 2009; The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 29(18) 5806-19 PMID: 19420248 | PMCID: PMC2696034