Publications – Dr. Nicole Uschold-Schmidt


Gee CE, Peterlik D, Neuhäuser C, Bouhelal R, Kaupmann K, Laue G, Uschold-Schmidt N, Feuerbach D, Zimmermann K, Ofner S, Cryan JF, van der Putten H, Fendt M, Vranesic I, Glatthar R, Flor PJ. Blocking Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor Subtype 7 (mGlu7) via the Venus Flytrap Domain (VFTD) Inhibits Amygdala Plasticity, Stress, and Anxiety-related Behavior. Journal of Biological Chemistry 289(16):10975-8

Peters S, Slattery DA, Uschold-Schmidt N, Reber SO, Neumann ID. Dose-dependent effects of chronic central infusion of oxytocin on anxiety, chronic stress-related parameters and oxytocin receptor binding in mice. Psychoneuroendocrinology 42:225-36.


Füchsl AM*, Uschold-Schmidt N*, Reber SO. Chronic psychosocial stress in male mice causes an up-regulation of scavenger receptor class B type 1 protein in the adrenal glands. Stress 16(4):461-8.  * Co-First Authors

Uschold-Schmidt N, Peterlik D, Füchsl AM, Reber SO. HPA axis changes during the initial phase of psychosocial stressor exposure in male mice. Journal of Endocrinology 218(2):193-203.


Bartlang MS, Neumann ID, Slattery DA, Uschold-Schmidt N, Kraus D, Helfrich-Forster C & Reber SO. Time matters: pathological effects of repeated psychosocial stress during the active, but not inactive, phase of male mice. Journal of Endocrinology 215: 425-437.

Uschold-Schmidt N, Nyuyki KD, Fuechsl AM, Neumann ID & Reber SO. Chronic psychosocial stress results in sensitization of the HPA axis to acute heterotypic stressors despite a reduction of adrenal in vitro ACTH responsiveness. Psychoneuroendocrinology 37: 1676-1687.

Slattery DA, Uschold N, Magoni M, Bar J, Popoli M, Neumann ID & Reber SO. Behavioural consequences of two chronic psychosocial stress paradigms: anxiety without depression. Psychoneuroendocrinology 37: 702-714.



Schmidt D, Reber SO, Botteron C, Barth T, Peterlik D, Uschold N, Mannel DN & Lechner A. Chronic psychosocial stress promotes systemic immune activation and the development of inflammatory Th cell responses. Brain, Behavior and Immunity 24: 1097-1104.