Selected recent publications


- Estrogen receptor beta activation rapidly modulates male sexual motivation through the transactivation of metabotropic glutamate receptor 1a. Seredynski AL, Ball GF, Balthazart J and Cornil CA J Neurosci. 2015 35(38):13110-23.


The dual action of estrogen hypothesis. Cornil CA, Ball GF, Balthazart J. Trends Neurosci. 2015 38(7):408-16.


- Is it useful to view the brain as a secondary sexual characteristic? Ball GF, Balthazart J, McCarthy MM. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2014 Oct;46 Pt 4:628-38.


- Endogenous versus exogenous markers of adult neurogenesis in canaries and other birds: advantages and disadvantages. Balthazart J, Ball GF.

J Comp Neurol. 2014 Dec 15;522(18):4100-20


- Neuroestrogens rapidly regulate sexual motivation but not performance. Seredynski AL, Balthazart J, Christophe VJ, Ball GF, Cornil CA

J Neurosci. 2013 2;33(1):164-74.


- Differential effects of global versus local testosterone on singing behavior and its underlying neural substrate. Alward BA, Balthazart J, Ball GF. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 110(48):19573-8


- Dynamic changes in brain aromatase activity following sexual interactions in males: where, when and why?

de Bournonville C, Dickens MJ, Ball GF, Balthazart J, Cornil CA. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013 38(6):789-99


- Rapid control of male typical behaviors by brain-derived estrogens. Cornil CA, Ball GF, Balthazart J. Front Neuroendocrinol. 2012 33(4):425-46


- Acute and specific modulation of presynaptic aromatization in the vertebrate brain. Cornil CA, Leung CH, Pletcher ER, Naranjo KC, Blauman SJ, Saldanha CJ.

Endocrinology. 2012 153(6):2562-7.


- Acute stress differentially affects aromatase activity in specific brain nuclei of adult male and female quail. Dickens MJ, Cornil CA, Balthazart J. Endocrinology. 2011 152(11):4242-51.


- Human and quail aromatase activity is rapidly and reversibly inhibited by phosphorylating conditions. Charlier TD, Harada N, Balthazart J, Cornil CA. Endocrinology. 2011 152(11):4199-210


- Androgens and estrogens synergistically regulate the expression of doublecortin and enhance neuronal recruitment in the song system of adult female canaries. Yamamura T, Barker JM, Balthazart J, Ball GF. J Neurosci. 2011 31(26):9649-57.


- Is sexual motivational state linked to dopamine release in the medial preoptic area? Kleitz-Nelson HK, Dominguez JM, Cornil CA, Ball GF. Behav Neurosci. 2010 Apr;124(2):300-4.



Full lists of publications

Charlotte Cornil's pubmed list

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Jacques Balthazart's pubmed list

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