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Neuroscience Graduate Program

Photo of  Matia Solomon, PhD

Matia Solomon, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

Education/Credentials
  • Doctoral Degree: Georgia State University
Contact Information
  • Reading Campus
  • 2120 East Galbraith Road
  • A-131
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45237-0506
  • Office 513-558-3025
  • Fax 513-297-0966
  • Email solomomb@ucmail.uc.edu

Peer Reviewed Publications

Flak, J.N., Solomon, M.B., Krause, E.G., & Herman, J.P. 2012. Identification of chronic stress activated regions reveals a potential recruited circuit in rat brain European Journal of Neuroscience, ,

Herman, J P; McKlveen, J M; Solomon, M B; Carvalho-Netto, E; Myers, B 2012. Neural regulation of the stress response: glucocorticoid feedback mechanisms. Brazilian journal of medical and biological research = Revista brasileira de pesquisas médicas e biológicas / Sociedade Brasileira de Biofísica ... [et al.], 45 4, 292-8

Solomon, M B; Furay, A R; Jones, K; Packard, A E B; Packard, B A; Wulsin, A C; Herman, J P 2012. Deletion of forebrain glucocorticoid receptors impairs neuroendocrine stress responses and induces depression-like behavior in males but not females. Neuroscience, 203 , 135-43

Carvalho-Netto, Eduardo F; Myers, Brent; Jones, Kenneth; Solomon, Matia B; Herman, James P 2011. Sex differences in synaptic plasticity in stress-responsive brain regions following chronic variable stress. Physiology & behavior, 104 2, 242-7

Castañeda, T R; Nogueiras, R; Müller, T D; Krishna, R; Grant, E; Jones, A; Ottaway, N; Ananthakrishnan, G; Pfluger, P T; Chaudhary, N; Solomon, M B; Woods, S C; Herman, J P; Tschöp, M H 2011. Decreased glucose tolerance and plasma adiponectin:resistin ratio in a mouse model of post-traumatic stress disorder. Diabetologia, 54 4, 900-9

Flak, Jonathan N; Jankord, Ryan; Solomon, Matia B; Krause, Eric G; Herman, James P 2011. Opposing effects of chronic stress and weight restriction on cardiovascular, neuroendocrine and metabolic function. Physiology & behavior, 104 2, 228-34

Jankord, Ryan; Solomon, Matia B; Albertz, Jennifer; Flak, Jonathan N; Zhang, Rong; Herman, James P 2011. Stress vulnerability during adolescent development in rats. Endocrinology, 152 2, 629-38

Krause, Eric G; de Kloet, Annette D; Flak, Jonathan N; Smeltzer, Michael D; Solomon, Matia B; Evanson, Nathan K; Woods, Stephen C; Sakai, Randall R; Herman, James P 2011. Hydration state controls stress responsiveness and social behavior. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 31 14, 5470-6

Solomon, Matia B; Jankord, Ryan; Flak, Jonathan N; Herman, James P 2011. Chronic stress, energy balance and adiposity in female rats. Physiology & behavior, 102 1, 84-90

Solomon, Matia B; Sakai, Randall R; Woods, Stephen C; Foster, Michelle T 2011. Differential effects of glucocorticoids on energy homeostasis in Syrian hamsters. American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and metabolism, 301 2, E307-16

Jankord, Ryan; Zhang, Rong; Flak, Jonathan N; Solomon, Matia B; Albertz, Jennifer; Herman, James P 2010. Stress activation of IL-6 neurons in the hypothalamus. American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology, 299 1, R343-51

Solomon, M B; Jones, K; Packard, B A; Herman, J P 2010. The medial amygdala modulates body weight but not neuroendocrine responses to chronic stress. Journal of neuroendocrinology, 22 1, 13-23

Ulrich-Lai, Yvonne M; Christiansen, Anne M; Ostrander, Michelle M; Jones, Amanda A; Jones, Kenneth R; Choi, Dennis C; Krause, Eric G; Evanson, Nathan K; Furay, Amy R; Davis, Jon F; Solomon, Matia B; de Kloet, Annette D; Tamashiro, Kellie L; Sakai, Randall R; Seeley, Randy J; Woods, Stephen C; Herman, James P 2010. Pleasurable behaviors reduce stress via brain reward pathways. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107 47, 20529-34

Wulsin, Aynara C; Herman, James P; Solomon, Matia B 2010. Mifepristone decreases depression-like behavior and modulates neuroendocrine and central hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis responsiveness to stress. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 35 7, 1100-12

Zhang, Rong; Jankord, Ryan; Flak, Jonathan N; Solomon, Matia B; D'Alessio, David A; Herman, James P 2010. Role of glucocorticoids in tuning hindbrain stress integration. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 30 44, 14907-14

Solomon, Matia B; Herman, James P 2009. Sex differences in psychopathology: of gonads, adrenals and mental illness. Physiology & behavior, 97 2, 250-8

Solomon, Matia B; Karom, Mary C; Norvelle, Alisa; Markham, Chris A; Erwin, W Daniel; Huhman, Kim L 2009. Gonadal hormones modulate the display of conditioned defeat in male Syrian hamsters. Hormones and behavior, 56 4, 423-8

Solomon, Matia B; Foster, Michelle T; Bartness, Timothy J; Huhman, Kim L 2007. Social defeat and footshock increase body mass and adiposity in male Syrian hamsters. American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology, 292 1, R283-90

Solomon, Matia B; Karom, Mary C; Huhman, Kim L 2007. Sex and estrous cycle differences in the display of conditioned defeat in Syrian hamsters. Hormones and behavior, 52 2, 211-9

Foster, Michelle T; Solomon, Matia B; Huhman, Kim L; Bartness, Timothy J 2006. Social defeat increases food intake, body mass, and adiposity in Syrian hamsters. American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology, 290 5, R1284-93

Faruzzi, Alicia N; Solomon, Matia B; Demas, Gregory E; Huhman, Kim L 2005. Gonadal hormones modulate the display of submissive behavior in socially defeated female Syrian hamsters. Hormones and behavior, 47 5, 569-75

Huhman, Kim L; Solomon, Matia B; Janicki, Marcus; Harmon, Alvin C; Lin, Stacie M; Israel, Jeris E; Jasnow, Aaron M 2003. Conditioned defeat in male and female Syrian hamsters. Hormones and behavior, 44 3, 293-9

Jasnow, A.M., Banks, M.C., Owens, E.C., & Huhman, K.L. 1999. Differential effects of two corticotropin-releasing factor antagonists on conditioned defeat in male Syrian hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus). Brain Research, 846 1, 122