Publications

Peer reviewed articles

Paolicelli RC, Bergamini G, Rajendran L. (2018). Cell-to-cell communication by extracellular vesicles: focus on microglia. Neuroscience

Gilbert F, Viana JNM, Ineichen C. (2018). Deflating the „DBS causes personality changes“ bubble. Neuroethics

Kukelova D, Bergamini G, Sigrist H, Seifritz E, Hengerer B, Pryce CR. (2018). Chronic social stress leads to reduced gustatory reward salience and effort valuation in mice. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 12:134. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2018.00134.

Cathomas F, Azzinnari D, Bergamini G, Sigrist H, Buerge M, Hoop V, Wicki B, Goetze L, Soares S, Seifritz E, Goebbels S, Nave K-A, Ghandour S, Seoighe C, Hildebrandt T, Leparc G, Klein H, Stupka E, Hengerer B, Pryce CR. (2018). Oligodendrocyte gene expression is reduced by and influences effects of chronic social stress in mice. Genes, Brain and Behavior, Mar 22:e12475.

Pryce CR. (2018). Comparative evidence for the importance of the amygdala in regulating reward salience. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 22C: 76-81.

Bergamini G, Mechtersheimer J, Azzinnari D, Sigrist H, Buerge M, Dallmann R, Freije R, Seifritz E, Ferger B, Suter T, Pryce CR. (2018). Mouse chronic social stress induces peripheral and brain immune activation, blunted mesolimbic dopamine function, and reduced interest in reward. Neurobiology of Stress, 8: 42-56.

Just S, Chenard BL, Ceci A, Strassmaier T, Chong JA, Blair NT, Gallaschun RJ, del Camino D, Cantin S, D’Amours M, Eickmeier C, Fanger CM, Hecker C, Hessler DP, Hengerer B, Kroker KS, Malekiani S, Mihalek R, McLaughlin J, Rast G, Witek J, Sauer A, Pryce CR, Moran MM. (2018). Treatment with HC-070, a potent inhibitor of TRPC4 and TRPC5, leads to anxiolytic and antidepressant effects in mice. PLOS ONE, 13(1): e0191225.

van Buel EM, Sigrist H, Seifritz E, Fikse L, Bosker FJ, Schoevers RA, Klein HC, Pryce CR*, Eisel ULM*. (2017). Mouse repeated electroconvulsive seizure (ECS) does not reverse social stress effects but does induce behavioral and hippocampal changes relevant to ECT side-effects in treatment of depression. PLOS ONE, 12(9):e0184603.

Olini N, Rothfuchs I, Azzinnari D, Pryce CR, Kurth S, Huber R. (2017). Chronic social stress leads to altered sleep homeostasis in mice. Behavioural Brain Research, 327: 167-173.

Grandjean J, Preti MG, Bolton TAW, Bürge M, Seifritz E, Pryce CR, Van De Ville D, Rudin M. Dynamic reorganization of intrinsic functional networks in the mouse brain. (2017). NeuroImage, 152: 497-508.

Pryce CR, Fuchs E. Editorial: Stressors in animals and humans – practical issues and limitations.  (2017). Neurobiology of Stress, 6: 1-2.

Pryce CR, Fuchs E. Chronic psychosocial stressors in adulthood: studies in mice, rats and tree shrews.  (2017). Neurobiology of Stress, 6: 94-103.

Pryce CR, Fontana A. (2017). Depression in autoimmune diseases. Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences (Inflammation-associated Depression: evidence, mechanisms, and clinical implications. (Dantzer R, Capuron L  (edit.)), 31: 139-154.

Ahmadi M, Dufuor JP, Seifritz E, Mirnajafi-Zadeh J, Saab BJ. (2017). The PTZ kindling mouse model of epilepsy exhibits exploratory drive deficits and aberrant activity amongst VTA dopamine neurons in both familiar and novel space. Behavioural Brain Research, 330: 1-7.

Tsai Cabal A, Ioanas HI, Seifritz E, Saab BJ. (2017). Selective amotivation deficits following chronic psychosocial stress in mice. Behavioural Brain Research, 317: 424-433.

Cathomas F, Sigrist H, Schmid L, Seifritz E, Gassmann M, Bettler B, Pryce CR. (2017). Behavioural endophenotypes in mice lacking the auxiliary GABAB receptor subunit Kctd16. Behavioural Brain Research, 317: 393-400.

Grandjean J, Azzinnari D, Seuwen A, Sigrist H, Seifritz E, Rudin M, Pryce CR. (2016). Chronic psychosocial stress in mice leads to changes in brain functional connectivity and metabolite levels comparable to human depression. NeuroImage, 142: 544-552.

Klaus F, Paterna J-C, Marzorati E, Sigrist H, Götze L, Schwendener S, Bergamini G, Jehli E, Azzinnari D, Fuertig R, Fontana A, Seifritz E, Pryce CR. (2016). Differential effects of peripheral and brain tumor necrosis factor on inflammation, sickness, emotional behaviour and memory in mice. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity,58: 310-326.

Bergamini G, Cathomas F, Auer S, Sigrist H, Seifritz E, Patterson M, Gabriel C, Pryce CR. (2016). Mouse psychosocial stress reduces motivation and cognitive function in operant reward tests: a model for reward pathology with effects of agomelatine. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 26: 1448-1464.

Bergamini G, Sigrist H, Ferger B, Singewald N, Seifritz E, Pryce CR. (2016). Depletion of nucleus accumbens dopamine leads to impaired reward and aversion processing in mice: Relevance to motivation pathologies. Neuropharmacology, 109: 306-319.

Fuertig R, Azzinnari D, Bergamini G, Cathomas F, Sigrist H, Seifritz E, Vavassori S, Luippold A, Hengerer B, Ceci A, Pryce CR. (2015). Mouse chronic social stress increases blood and brain kynurenine pathway activity and fear behaviour: both effects are reversed by inhibition of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 54: 59-72.

Havranek MM, Bolliger B, Roos S, Pryce CR, Quednow BB, Seifritz E. (2015). Uncontrollable and unpredictable stress interacts with subclinical depression and anxiety scores in determining anxiety response. Stress, 19: 53-62.

Habbas S, Santello M, Becker D, Stubbe H, Zappia G, Liaudet N, Klaus FR, Kollias G, Fontana A, Pryce CR, Suter T, Volterra A. (2015). Neuroinflammatory TNFa impairs memory via astrocyte signaling. Cell, 163: 1730-1741.

Cathomas F, Hartmann MN, Seifritz E, Pryce CR, Kaiser S. (2015). The translational study of apathy – an ecological approach. Frontiers in Behavioural Neuroscience, 9: 241 (1-7).

Cathomas F, Fuertig R, Sigrist H, Newman G, Hoop V, Bizzozzero M, Mueller A, Ceci A, Hengerer B, Seifritz E, Fontana A, Pryce CR. (2015). CD40-TNF activation in mice induces extended sickness behavior syndrome co-incident with but not dependent on activation of the kynurenine pathway. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 50: 125-140.

Cathomas F, Stegen M, Sigrist H, Schmid L, Seifritz E, Gassmann M, Bettler B, Pryce CR. (2015). Altered emotionality, circadian rhythmicity and neuronal excitability in mice lacking Kctd12, an auxillary subunit of the GABAB receptors associated with mood disorders. Translational Psychiatry, doi: 10.1038/tp.2015.8.

Feuerbach D, Pezous N, Weiss M, Shakeri-Nejad K, Lingenhoehl K, Hoyer D, Hurth K, Bilbe G, Pryce CR, McAllister K, Chaperon F, Kucher K, Johns D, Blatter T, Lopez Lopez C. (2015) AQW051, a novel, potent and selective a7 nicotinic ACh receptor  partial agonist: pharmacological characterisation and phase I evaluation. British Journal of Pharmacology, 172: 1292-1304.

Azzinnari D, Sigrist H, Staehli S, Palme R, Hildebrandt T, Leparc G, Hengerer B, Seifritz E, Pryce CR. (2014). Mouse social stress induces increased fear conditioning, helplessness and fatigue to physical challenge together with markers of altered immune and dopamine function. Neuropharmacology, 85: 328-341.

Spinelli S, Müller T, Sigrist H, Friedel M, Henkelman M, Lesch K-P, Rudin M, Seifritz E, Pryce CR. (2013). Effects of repeated adolescent stress and serotonin transporter gene partial knockout in mice on behaviours and brain structures relevant to major depression. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 7: 215 (1-15).

Pryce CR, Klaus F. (2013). Translating the evidence for gene association with depression into mouse models of depression-relevant behaviour: current limitations and future potential. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 37: 1380-1402.

Ineichen C, Sigrist H, Spinelli S, Lesch K-P, Sautter E, Seifritz E, Pryce CR. (2012). Establishing a probabilistic reversal learning test in mice: evidence for the processes mediating reward-stay and punishment-shift behaviour and for their modulation by serotonin. Neuropharmacology, 62: 1012-1021.

Pryce CR, Azzinnari D, Sigrist H, Gschwind T, Lesch K-P, Seifritz E. (2012). Establishing a learned-helplessness effect paradigm in C57BL/6 mice: behavioural evidence for emotional, motivational and cognitive effects of aversive uncontrollability per se. Neuropharmacology, 62: 358-372.

Pryce CR, Azzinnari D, Spinelli, S., Seifritz E, Tegethoff M, Meinlschmidt G. (2011). Helplessness: a systematic translational review of theory and evidence for its relevance to understanding and treating depression. Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 132: 242-267.

Pryce CR, Seifritz E. (2011). A translational research framework for enhanced validity of mouse models of psychopathological states in depression. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 36: 308-329.

Book chapters

Pryce CR, Fontana A. (2017). Depression in autoimmune diseases. Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences (Inflammation-associated Depression: evidence, mechanisms, and clinical implications. (Dantzer R, Capuron L  (edit.)), 31: 139-154.

Pryce CR, Fontana A. (2017). Depression in autoimmune diseases. Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences (Inflammation-associated Depression: evidence, mechanisms, and clinical implications. (Dantzer R, Capuron L  (edit.)), 31: 139-154.

Pryce CR, Fontana A. (2017). Depression in autoimmune diseases. Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences (Inflammation-associated Depression: evidence, mechanisms, and clinical implications. (Dantzer R, Capuron L  (edit.)), 31: 139-154.

Pryce CR, Cathomas F, Fontana A. (2016). Die Depression bei Autoimmunerkrankungen, in: Böker H, Hoff P (edit.) Psychosomatik heute – Klinik und Forschung. Bern: Huber, pp. XX-XX.

Pryce CR, Fontana A. (2016). Depression in autoimmune diseases, in: Dantzer R, Capuron L (edit.) Inflammation-associated Depression: evidence, mechanisms, and clinical implications. Current Topics in Behavioral Neuroscience, New York: Springer, pp. XX-XX.

Pryce CR, Klaus F. (2014). Mouse models for the study of the genetics of depression, in: Pietropaola S, Sluyter F, Crusio WE (edit.) Behavioral Genetics of the Mouse, vol. 2. Genetic Mouse Models of Neurobehavioral Disorders. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 253-277.

Pryce CR, Scharfetter C, Cathomas F, Seifritz, E. (2012). Tiermodelle und translationale Forschung bei der Depression, in Böker H, Seifritz E (edit.) Psychotherapie und Neurowissenschaften: Integration – Kritik - Zukunftsaussichten. Bern: Huber, pp. 593-610.