Jeffrey B. Eells, Ph.D.

Jeffrey B. Eells

Associate Professor

office: Brody 7N-84
telephone: 252-744-2819

B.A., Miami University
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases


Selected Publications

Eells, J.B., J.A. Misler, and V.M. Nikodem. 2006. Reduced tyrosine hydroxylase and GTP cyclohydrolase mRNA expression, tyrosine hydroxylase activity, and associated neurochemical alterasions in Nurr1-null heterozygous mice. Brain Res. Bull. 70: 186-195. PMID: 16782508

Gil, M., C. McKinney, M.K. Lee, J.B. Eells, M.A. Phyillaier, and V.M. Nikodem. 2007. Regulation of GTP-cyclohydrolase 1 gene expression by orphan receptor Nurr1 in cell culture and in vivo. J. Neurochem. 101: 142-150. PMID: 17394463

Moore, T.M., T. Brown, M. Cade, and J.B. Eells. 2008. Alterations in amphetamine-stimulated dopamine overflow due to the Nurr1-null heterozygous genotype and postweaning isolation. Synpase. 62: 764-774. PMID: 18655117

Eells, J.B. and T.W. Brown. 2009. Repeated developmental exposure to chlorpyrifos and methyl parathion causes persistent alterations in nicotinic acetylcholine subunit mRNA expression with chlorpyrifos altering dopamine metabolite levels. Neurotoxiol. Teratol. 31: 90-103. PMID: 18977431

Scott, V.L., L.A. Shack, J.B. Eells, P.L. Ryan, J.R. Donaldson, and K.S. Coats. 2011. Immunomodulator expression in trophoblasts from the feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV)-infected cat. Virol. J. 8: 336. PMID: 21729293

Eells, J.B., J. Wilcots, S. Sisk, and S.X. Guo-Ross. 2011. NR4A gene expression is dynamically regulated in the ventral tegmental area dopamine neurons and is related to expression of dopamine neurotransmission genes. J. Mol. Neurosci. 46: 545-553. PMID: 21932041

Kummari, E., S.X. Guo-Ross, and J.B. Eells. 2015. Laser capture microdissection – a demonstration of the isolation of individual dopamine neurons and the entire ventral tegmental area. J. Vis. Exp. 96: e52336. PMID: 25742438

Eells, J.B., A. Varela-Stokes, S.X. Guo-Ross, E. Kummari, H.M. Smith, E. Cox, and D.S. Lindsay. 2015. Chronic toxoplasma gondii in Nurr1-null heterozygous mice exacerbates elevated open field activity. PLoS ONE. 10: e0119280. PMID: 25855987

Yang, E.J., J.V. Stokes, E. Kummari, J. Eells, and B.L. Kaplan. 2016. Immunomodulation by subchronic low dose 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis in the absence of pertussis toxin. Toxicol. Sci. 151: 35-43. PMID: 26822306

Carr, R.L., N.H. Armstrong, A.T. Buchanan, J.B. Eells, A.N. Mohammed, M.K. Ross, and C.A. Nail. 2017. Decreased anxiety in juvenile rats following exposure to low levels of chlorpyrifos during development. NeuroTox. 59: 183-190. PMID: 26642910

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