Eva K. Polston
EducationPh.D., Physiology, Endocrinology and Neuroscience Division
Dept. of Biology, Boston University
B.A. Oberlin College
Department of Psychobiology
Kobayashi I, Hatcher M, Wilson C, Boadi L, Poindexter M, Allard JS, Polston EK (2020). Effects of Sex and the Estrous Cycle on the Associations between Sleep and Fear Memory Consolidation: A Mouse Model of Post-Trauma Sleep. Behav Brain Res. 378:
Polston EK, Gilles YD (2017). Effects of social deprivation on social and depressive-like behaviors and the numbers of oxytocin expressing neurons in rats. Behav Brain Res. 328:28-38.
Young JK, Polston EK (2013). Specialized features of the arcuate nucleus of the hypothalamus. In The Human Hypothalamus: Anatomy, Functions and Disorders, Dudas B, ed., Nova Publishing Company, Hauppauge, NY.
Northrop LE, Polston EK*, Erskine MS (2010). Noradrenergic nuclei that receive sensory input during mating project to the ventromedial hypothalamus and play a role in mating-induced pseudopregnancy in the female rat. J. Neuroendocrinology 22:1061-1071 * Corresponding author
Patisaul HB, Polston EK (2008). Influence of endocrine active compounds on the developing brain. Brain Research Reviews 57(2):352-62.
Patisaul HB, Fortino AE, Polston EK (2008). Sex differences in serotoninergic but not GABAergic projections to the rat ventromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus. Endocrinology 149(1):397-408.
Patisaul HB, Fortino AE, Polston EK (2007). Differential disruption of nuclear volume and neuronal phenotype in the preoptic area by neonatal exposure to genistein and bisphenol-A. Neurotoxicology 28(1):1-12.Patisaul HB, Fortino AE, Polston EK (2007). Differential disruption of nuclear volume and neuronal phenotype in the preoptic area by neonatal exposure to genistein and bisphenol-A. Neurotoxicology 28(1):1-12.
Patisaul HB, Fortino AE, Polston EK (2006). Neonatal genistein or bisphenol-A exposure alters sexual differentiation of the AVPV. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 28(1):111-118.
Polston EK, Simerly RB (2006). Ontogeny of the projections from the anteroventral periventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus in the female rat... Journal of Comparative Neurology 495(1):122-132.
Polston EK, Gu G, Simerly RB (2004)**. Neurons in the principal nucleus of the bed nuclei of the stria terminalis provide a sexually dimorphic GABAergic input to the anteroventral periventricular preoptic nucleus. **Featured cover article: Neuroscience 123:793-803.