Selected Publications



  • Banihashemi, L., Wallace M.L., Sheu, L.K., Lee, M.C., Gianaros, P.J., Mackenzie, R.P., Insana, S.P., Germain, A., and Herringa, R.J. (2017). "Childhood maltreatment moderates the effect of combat exposure on cingulum structural integrity." Development and Psychopathology 29(5): 1735-1747. doi: 10.1017/S0954579417001365
  • Banihashemi, L., Sheu, L.K., Midei, A.J., and Gianaros, P.J. (2015). “Childhood physical abuse predicts stressor-evoked activity in limbic forebrain and hypothalamic circuits.”  Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 2015; doi: 10.1093/scan/nsu073
  •  Banihashemi, L., O’Neill, E.J., and Rinaman, L (2011). “Central neural responses to restraint stress are altered in rats with an early life history of repeated brief maternal separation.” Neuroscience 192:413-428. doi:  10.1016/j.neuroscience.2011.06.052
  • Rinaman, L., Banihashemi, L., and Koehnle, T.J. (2011). “Early experience shapes the functional organization of stress-responsive visceral circuits.” Physiology and Behavior 104(4):632-640. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2011.04.008.
  •  Banihashemi, L. and Rinaman, L. (2010). “Repeated brief postnatal maternal separation enhances hypothalamic gastric autonomic circuits in juvenile rats.” Neuroscience 165(1):265-277. doi:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2009.09.081
  • Banihashemi, L. and Rinaman, L. (2006). “Noradrenergic Inputs to the Bed Nucleus of the Stria Terminalis and the Paraventricular Nucleus of the Hypothalamus Underlie Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis but Not Hypophagic or Conditioned Avoidance Responses to Systemic Yohimbine.” Journal of Neuroscience 26(44):11442-11453. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3561-06.2006