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Selected Publications

Schayek, R., and M. Maroun. "Dissociation in the Effects of Stress and D1 Receptors Activation on Basolateral Amygdalar LTP in Juvenile and Adult Animals." Neuropharmacology 113 (Feb 2017): 511-518.


Slouzkey, I., and M. Maroun. "PI3-Kinase Cascade has a Differential Role in Acquisition and Extinction of Conditioned Fear Memory in Juvenile and Adult Rats." Learning & Memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.) 23, no. 12 (Nov 15 2016): 723-731.


Brill-Maoz, N and M. Maroun. "Extinction of Fear is Facilitated by Social Presence: Synergism with Prefrontal Oxytocin." Psychoneuroendocrinology 66 (Apr 2016): 75–81.


Awad, W., G. Ferreira, and M. Maroun. "Dissociation of the Role of Infralimbic Cortex in Learning and Consolidation of Extinction of Recent and Remote Aversion Memory." Neuropsychopharmacology : Official Publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (Apr 15 2015).


Boitard, C., M. Maroun, F. Tantot, A. Cavaroc, J. Sauvant, A. Marchand, S. Laye, L. Capuron, M. Darnaudery, N. Castanon, E. Coutureau, R. M. Vouimba, and G. Ferreira. "Juvenile Obesity Enhances Emotional Memory and Amygdala Plasticity through Glucocorticoids." The Journal of Neuroscience : The Official Journal of the Society for Neuroscience 35, no. 9 (Mar 4 2015): 4092-4103.


Schayek, R., and M. Maroun. "Differences in Stress-Induced Changes in Extinction and Prefrontal Plasticity in Postweanling and Adult Animals." Biological Psychiatry 78, no. 3 (Aug 1 2015): 159-166.


Motanis, H., M. Maroun, and E. Barkai. "Learning-Induced Bidirectional Plasticity of Intrinsic Neuronal Excitability Reflects the Valence of the Outcome." Cerebral Cortex (New York, N.Y.: 1991) 24, no. 4 (Apr 2014): 1075-1087.


Akirav, I., and M. Maroun. "Stress Modulation of Reconsolidation." Psychopharmacology 226, no. 4 (Apr 2013): 747-761.


Kavushansky, A., M. Kritman, M. Maroun, E. Klein, G. Richter-Levin, K. S. Hui, and D. Ben-Shachar. "Beta-Endorphin Degradation and the Individual Reactivity to Traumatic Stress." European Neuropsychopharmacology : The Journal of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology 23, no. 12 (Dec 2013): 1779-1788.


Kritman, M., and M. Maroun. "Inhibition of the PI3 Kinase Cascade in Corticolimbic Circuit: Temporal and Differential Effects on Contextual Fear and Extinction." The International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology / Official Scientific Journal of the Collegium Internationale Neuropsychopharmacologicum (CINP) 16, no. 4 (May 2013): 825-833.


Lahoud, N., and M. Maroun. "Oxytocinergic Manipulations in Corticolimbic Circuit Differentially Affect Fear Acquisition and Extinction." Psychoneuroendocrinology 38, no. 10 (Oct 2013): 2184-2195.


Maroun, M. "Medial Prefrontal Cortex: Multiple Roles in Fear and Extinction." The Neuroscientist : A Review Journal Bringing Neurobiology, Neurology and Psychiatry 19, no. 4 (Aug 2013): 370-383.


Maroun, M., P. J. Ioannides, K. L. Bergman, A. Kavushansky, A. Holmes, and C. L. Wellman. "Fear Extinction Deficits Following Acute Stress Associate with Increased Spine Density and Dendritic Retraction in Basolateral Amygdala Neurons." The European Journal of Neuroscience 38, no. 4 (Aug 2013): 2611-2620.


Schmidt, M. V., W. C. Abraham, M. Maroun, O. Stork, and G. Richter-Levin. "Stress-Induced Metaplasticity: From Synapses to Behavior." Neuroscience 250 (Oct 10 2013): 112-120.


Shehadi, K., and M. Maroun. "Different Effects of Low Frequency Stimulation to Infralimbic Prefrontal Cortex on Extinction of Aversive Memories." Brain Research 1490 (Jan 15 2013): 111-116.


Slouzkey, I., K. Rosenblum, and M. Maroun. "Memory of Conditioned Taste Aversion is Erased by Inhibition of PI3K in the Insular Cortex." Neuropsychopharmacology : Official Publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology 38, no. 7 (Jun 2013): 1143-1153.


Wellman, C. L., M. Camp, V. M. Jones, K. P. MacPherson, J. Ihne, P. Fitzgerald, M. Maroun, E. Drabant, R. Bogdan, A. R. Hariri, and A. Holmes. "Convergent Effects of Mouse Pet-1 Deletion and Human PET-1 Variation on Amygdala Fear and Threat Processing." Experimental Neurology 250 (Dec 2013): 260-269.


Maroun, M., A. Kavushansky, A. Holmes, C. Wellman, and H. Motanis. "Enhanced Extinction of Aversive Memories by High-Frequency Stimulation of the Rat Infralimbic Cortex." PloS One 7, no. 5 (2012): e35853.


Motanis, H., and M. Maroun. "Differential Involvement of Protein Synthesis and Actin Rearrangement in the Reacquisition of Contextual Fear Conditioning." Hippocampus 22, no. 3 (Mar 2012): 494-500.


Cohen, Y., S. Avramoav, E. Barkai, and M. Maroun. "Olfactory Learning-Induced Enhancement of the Predisposition for LTP Induction." Learning & Memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.) 18, no. 9 (Aug 25 2011): 594-597.


Vouimba, R. M., and M. Maroun. "Learning-Induced Changes in mPFC-BLA Connections After Fear Conditioning, Extinction, and Reinstatement of Fear." Neuropsychopharmacology : Official Publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology 36, no. 11 (Oct 2011): 2276-2285.


Motanis, H., and M. Maroun. "Exposure to a Novel Context Following Contextual Fear Conditioning Enhances the Induction of Hippocampal Long-Term Potentiation." The European Journal of Neuroscience 32, no. 5 (Sep 2010): 840-846.


Richter-Levin, G., and M. Maroun. "Stress and Amygdala Suppression of Metaplasticity in the Medial Prefrontal Cortex." Cerebral Cortex (New York, N.Y.: 1991) 20, no. 10 (Oct 2010): 2433-2441.


Akirav, I., A. Segev, H. Motanis, and M. Maroun. "D-Cycloserine into the BLA Reverses the Impairing Effects of Exposure to Stress on the Extinction of Contextual Fear, but Not Conditioned Taste Aversion." Learning & Memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.) 16, no. 11 (Oct 27 2009): 682-686.


Maroun, M., and I. Akirav. "Differential Involvement of Dopamine D1 Receptor and MEK Signaling Pathway in the Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex in Consolidation and Reconsolidation of Recognition Memory." Learning & Memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.) 16, no. 4 (Mar 24 2009): 243-247.


Cohen, Y., I. Reuveni, E. Barkai, and M. Maroun. "Olfactory Learning-Induced Long-Lasting Enhancement of Descending and Ascending Synaptic Transmission to the Piriform Cortex." The Journal of Neuroscience : The Official Journal of the Society for Neuroscience 28, no. 26 (Jun 25 2008): 6664-6669.


Hikind, N., and M. Maroun. "Microinfusion of the D1 Receptor Antagonist, SCH23390 into the IL but Not the BLA Impairs Consolidation of Extinction of Auditory Fear Conditioning." Neurobiology of Learning and Memory 90, no. 1 (Jul 2008): 217-222.


Maroun, M., and I. Akirav. "Arousal and Stress Effects on Consolidation and Reconsolidation of Recognition Memory." Neuropsychopharmacology : Official Publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology 33, no. 2 (Jan 2008): 394-405.


Yarom, O., M. Maroun, and G. Richter-Levin. "Exposure to Forced Swim Stress Alters Local Circuit Activity and Plasticity in the Dentate Gyrus of the Hippocampus." Neural Plasticity 2008 (2008): 194097.

Akirav, I., and M. Maroun. "The Role of the Medial Prefrontal Cortex-Amygdala Circuit in Stress Effects on the Extinction of Fear." Neural Plasticity 2007 (2007): 30873.

Belelovsky, K., M. Maroun, and K. Rosenblum. "MAPK Activation in the Hippocampus in Vivo is Correlated with Experimental Setting." Neurobiology of Learning and Memory 88, no. 1 (Jul 2007): 58-64.


Akirav, I., V. Khatsrinov, R. M. Vouimba, M. Merhav, G. Ferreira, K. Rosenblum, and M. Maroun. "Extinction of Conditioned Taste Aversion Depends on Functional Protein Synthesis but Not on NMDA Receptor Activation in the Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex." Learning & Memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.) 13, no. 3 (May-Jun 2006): 254-258.


Akirav, I., and M. Maroun. "Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex is Obligatory for Consolidation and Reconsolidation of Object Recognition Memory." Cerebral Cortex (New York, N.Y.: 1991) 16, no. 12 (Dec 2006): 1759-1765.


Akirav, I., H. Raizel, and M. Maroun. "Enhancement of Conditioned Fear Extinction by Infusion of the GABA(A) Agonist Muscimol into the Rat Prefrontal Cortex and Amygdala." The European Journal of Neuroscience 23, no. 3 (Feb 2006): 758-764.


Maroun, M. "Stress Reverses Plasticity in the Pathway Projecting from the Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex to the Basolateral Amygdala." The European Journal of Neuroscience 24, no. 10 (Nov 2006): 2917-2922.


Maroun, M., O. Delelis, G. Coadou, T. Bader, E. Segeral, G. Mbemba, C. Petit, P. Sonigo, J. C. Rain, J. F. Mouscadet, R. Benarous, and S. Emiliani. "Inhibition of Early Steps of HIV-1 Replication by SNF5/Ini1." The Journal of Biological Chemistry 281, no. 32 (Aug 11 2006): 22736-22743.


Genin, A., P. French, V. Doyere, S. Davis, M. L. Errington, M. Maroun, T. Stean, B. Truchet, M. Webber, T. Wills, G. Richter-Levin, G. Sanger, S. P. Hunt, J. Mallet, S. Laroche, T. V. Bliss, and V. O'Connor. "LTP but Not Seizure is Associated with Up-Regulation of AKAP-150." The European Journal of Neuroscience 17, no. 2 (Jan 2003): 331-340.


Maroun, M., and G. Richter-Levin. "Exposure to Acute Stress Blocks the Induction of Long-Term Potentiation of the Amygdala-Prefrontal Cortex Pathway in Vivo." The Journal of Neuroscience : The Official Journal of the Society for Neuroscience 23, no. 11 (Jun 1 2003): 4406-4409.


French, P. J., V. O'Connor, M. W. Jones, S. Davis, M. L. Errington, K. Voss, B. Truchet, C. Wotjak, T. Stean, V. Doyere, M. Maroun, S. Laroche, and T. V. Bliss. "Subfield-Specific Immediate Early Gene Expression Associated with Hippocampal Long-Term Potentiation in Vivo." The European Journal of Neuroscience 13, no. 5 (Mar 2001): 968-976.


Stewart, M. G., E. Harrison, D. A. Rusakov, G. Richter-Levin, and M. Maroun. "Re-Structuring of Synapses 24 Hours After Induction of Long-Term Potentiation in the Dentate Gyrus of the Rat Hippocampus in Vivo." Neuroscience 100, no. 2 (2000): 221-227.


Rosenblum, K., M. Maroun, and G. Richter-Levin. "Frequency-Dependent Inhibition in the Dentate Gyrus is Attenuated by the NMDA Receptor Blocker MK-801 at Doses that do Not Yet Affect Long-Term Potentiation." Hippocampus 9, no. 5 (1999): 491-494.


Leshem, M., M. Maroun, and Z. Weintraub. "Neonatal Diuretic Therapy may Not Alter Children's Preference for Salt Taste." Appetite 30, no. 1 (Feb 1998): 53-64.


Leshem, M., M. Maroun, and S. Del Canho. "Sodium Depletion and Maternal Separation in the Suckling Rat Increase its Salt Intake when Adult." Physiology & Behavior 59, no. 1 (Jan 1996): 199-204.