Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Innovative device illuminates the horizon of bioelectronic medicinesNature Clinical Practice Urology.  16:209-210. 2019
2018 Can a Vitamin A day keep tuberculosis away?American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology.  59:523-524. 2018
2018 Neonatal bladder inflammation alters the role of the central amygdala in hypersensitivity produced by Acute Footshock stress in adult female ratsBrain Research.  1698:99-105. 2018
2018 Translating promising strategies for bowel and bladder management in spinal cord injuryExperimental Neurology.  306:169-176. 2018
2018 Urothelial bladder afferent neurons in the rat are anatomically and neurochemically distinct from non-urothelial afferentsBrain Research.  1689:45-53. 2018
2018 Differential Regulation of Bladder Pain and Voiding Function by Sensory Afferent Populations Revealed by Selective Optogenetic ActivationFrontiers in Integrative Neuroscience.  12. 2018
2017 Lesions of the central amygdala and ventromedial medulla reduce bladder hypersensitivity produced by acute but not chronic foot shockBrain Research.  1675:1-7. 2017
2017 A novel zebrafish-based model of nociceptionPhysiology and Behavior.  174:83-88. 2017
2016 Profound alteration in cutaneous primary afferent activity produced by inflammatory mediatorseLife.  5. 2016
2016 Electrophysiological properties of lumbosacral primary afferent neurons innervating urothelial and non-urothelial layers of mouse urinary bladderBrain Research.  1648:81-89. 2016
2016 Merkel disc is a serotonergic synapse in the epidermis for transmitting tactile signals in mammalsProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  113:E5491-E5500. 2016
2015 Keratinocytes can modulate and directly initiate nociceptive responseseLife.  4. 2015
2015 Artemin Immunotherapy Is Effective in Preventing and Reversing Cystitis-Induced Bladder Hyperalgesia via TRPA1 RegulationJournal of Pain.  16:628-636. 2015
2015 The amygdala central nucleus is required for acute stress-induced bladder hyperalgesia in a rat visceral pain modelBrain Research.  1606:77-85. 2015
2014 Neuroplastic changes occur early in the development of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomaCancer Research.  74:1718-1727. 2014
2014 Abdominal pain and the neurotrophic system in ulcerative colitisInflammatory Bowel Diseases.  20:2330-2339. 2014
2014 TRPA1 mediates bladder hyperalgesia in a mouse model of cystitisPAIN.  155:1280-1287. 2014
2013 Optimization of a pain model: Effects of body temperature and anesthesia on bladder nociception in micePLoS ONE.  8. 2013
2013 Neurturin overexpression in skin enhances expression of TRPM8 in cutaneous sensory neurons and leads to behavioral sensitivity to cool and mentholJournal of Neuroscience.  33:2060-2070. 2013
2011 Footshock stress differentially affects responses of two subpopulations of spinal dorsal horn neurons to urinary bladder distension in ratsBrain Research.  1386:118-126. 2011
2010 Neonatal Bladder Inflammation Produces Functional Changes and Alters Neuropeptide Content in Bladders of Adult Female RatsJournal of Pain.  11:247-255. 2010
2008 Rostral Ventral Medulla Modulation of the Visceromotor Reflex Evoked by Urinary Bladder Distension in Female RatsJournal of Pain.  9:920-926. 2008
2007 Inflammation-Induced Enhancement of the Visceromotor Reflex to Urinary Bladder Distention: Modulation by Endogenous Opioids and the Effects of Early-in-Life Experience With Bladder InflammationJournal of Pain.  8:914-923. 2007
2007 Chronic psychological stress enhances nociceptive processing in the urinary bladder in high-anxiety ratsPhysiology and Behavior.  91:544-550. 2007
2006 Neonatal Urinary Bladder Inflammation Produces Adult Bladder HypersensitivityJournal of Pain.  7:469-479. 2006
2004 Lessons from fibromyalgia: Abnormal pain sensitivity in knee osteoarthritisNovartis Foundation symposium.  260:258-276. 2004

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Behavioral Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2010
  • Bachelor of Social or Behavioral Science in Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2002
  • University of Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2014
  • Full Name

  • Jennifer DeBerry