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Recent publications and data stemming from Animal Models Network-funded research and collaborations are listed below.
Rothwell, E.S., Carp, S.B., Bliss-Moreau, E. (2023). The importance of social behavior in nonhuman primate studies of aging: A mini-review.. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 154, 105422.
Albery, G.F., Sweeny, A.R., Webber, Q. (2023). How behavioural ageing affects infectious disease. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 105426.
Berendzen, K.M. (2023). Understanding social attachment as a window into the neural basis of prosocial behavior. Frontiers in Neurology, 14.
Berendzen, K.M., Bales, K.L., Manoli, D.S. (2023). Attachment across the lifespan: Examining the intersection of pair bonding neurobiology and healthy aging. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 153, 105339.
Hernández-Pacheco, R., Steiner, U.K., Rosati, A., Tuljapurkar, S. (2023). Advancing methods for the biodemography of aging within social contexts. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 153, 105400.
Lyons, C.E., Razzoli, M., Bartolomucci, A. (2023). The impact of life stress on hallmarks of aging and accelerated senescence: Connections in sickness and in health. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 153, 105359.
Dettmer, A.M., Chusyd, D.E. (2023). Early life adversities and lifelong health outcomes: A review of the literature on large, social, long-lived nonhuman mammals. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 152, 105297.
Rosenbaum, S., Kuzawa, C.W. (2023). The promise of great apes as model organisms for understanding the downstream consequences of early life experiences. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 152, 105240.
Thompson González, N., Machanda, Z., Emery Thompson, M. (2023). Age-related social selectivity: An adaptive lens on a later life social phenotype. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 152, 105294.
Tung, J., Lange, E.C., Alberts, S.C., Archie, E.A. (2023). Social and early life determinants of survival from cradle to grave: A case study in wild baboons. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 152, 105282. Data
Wolf, S.E., Shalev, I. (2023). The shelterin protein expansion of telomere dynamics: Linking early life adversity, life history, and the hallmarks of aging. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 152, 105261.
Zipple, M.N., Vogt, C.C., Sheehan, M.J. (2023). Re-wilding model organisms: Opportunities to test causal mechanisms in social determinants of health and aging. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 152, 105238.
Gendron, C.M., Chakraborty, T.S., Duran, C., Dono, T., Pletcher, S.D. (2023). Ring neurons in the Drosophila central complex act as a rheostat for sensory modulation of aging. PLoS Biology, 21(6), e3002149.
Morrison, R.E., Eckardt, W., Stoinski, T.S., Rosenbaum, S. (2023). Cumulative early-life adversity does not predict reduced adult longevity in wild gorillas. Current Biology, 33(11), 2307-2314.e4. Data
Berendzen, K.M., Sharma, R., Mandujano, M.A., Wei, Y., Rogers, F.D., Simmons, T.C., Seelke, A.M.H., Bond, J.M., Larios, R., Goodwin, N.L., Sherman, M., Parthasarthy, S., Espineda, I., Knoedler, J.R., Beery, A., Bales, K.L., Shah, N.M., Manoli, D.S. (2023). Oxytocin receptor is not required for social attachment in prairie voles. Neuron, 111(6), 787-796.e4.
Kivimäki, M., Bartolomucci, A., & Kawachi, I. (2023). The multiple roles of life stress in metabolic disorders. Nature Reviews Endocrinology, 19, 10-27.
Berendzen, K.M. and Manoli, D.S. (2022). Rethinking the Architecture of Attachment: New Insights into the Role for Oxytocin Signaling. Affective Science, 3(4), 734-748.
Albery, G.F., Clutton-Brock, T.H., Morris, A., Morris, S., Pemberton, J.M., Nussey, D.H., & Firth, J.A. (2022). Ageing red deer alter their spatial behaviour and become less social. Nature Ecology & Evolution. GitHub Code
Testard, C., Brent, L.J., Andersson, J., Chiou, K.L., Negron-Del Valle, J.E., DeCasien, A.R., Acevedo-Ithier, A., Stock, M.K., Antón, S.C., Gonzalez, O., & Walker, C.S. (2022). Social connections predict brain structure in a multidimensional free-ranging primate society. Science Advances8(15), p.eabl5794. Data
Green, C.L., Englund, D.A., Das, S., Herrerias, M.M., Yousefzadeh, M.J., Grant, R.A., Clark, J., Pak, H.H., Liu, P., Bai, H., Prahlad, V., Lamming, D.W., & Chusyd, D.E. (2021). The Second Annual Symposium of the Midwest Aging Consortium: The Future of Aging Research in the Midwestern United States. The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, 76(12), 2156-2161.
Albery, Gregory F., Morris, A., Morris, S., Pemberton, J.M., Clutton-Brock, T.H., Nussey, D.H., & Firth, J.A. (2021). Multiple spatial behaviours govern social network positions in a wild ungulate. Ecology Letters, 24(4), 676-686. GitHub Code
Bartolomucci, A., & Sapolsky, R. M. (2021). Psychosocial Risk Factors, Noncommunicable Diseases, and Animal Models for COVID-19. Biological psychiatry89(12), e67–e71.
Testard, C., Larson, S. M., Watowich, M. M., Kaplinsky, C. H., Bernau, A., Faulder, M., Marshall, H. H., Lehmann, J., Ruiz-Lambides, A., Higham, J. P., Montague, M. J., Snyder-Mackler, N., Platt, M. L., & Brent, L. (2021). Rhesus macaques build new social connections after a natural disaster. Current Biology: CB31(11), 2299–2309.e7. GitHub Code and Data
Testard, C., Tremblay, S., & Platt, M. (2021). From the field to the lab and back: neuroethology of primate social behavior. Current Opinion in Neurobiology68, 76–83.
Snyder-Mackler, N., Burger, J. R., Gaydosh, L., Belsky, D. W., Noppert, G. A., Campos, F. A., Bartolomucci, A., Yang, Y. C., Aiello, A. E., O’Rand, A., Harris, K. M., Shively, C. A., Alberts, S. C., & Tung, J. (2020). Social determinants of health and survival in humans and other animals. Science (New York, N.Y.)368(6493), eaax9553. Code


Real, M.V.F., Colvin, M.S., Sheehan, M.J., Moeller, A.H. (2023). Major urinary protein (Mup) gene family deletion drives sex-specific alterations on the house mouse gut microbiota. GitHub Code and Data
Testard, C., Shergold, C., Acevedo-Ithier, A., Hart, J., Negron-Del Valle, J.E., Philips, D., Watowich, M.M., Sanguinetti-Scheck, J.I., Montague, M.J., Snyder-Mackler, N., Higham, J.P., Platt, M.L., Brent, L.J.N. (2023). Natural disaster alters the adaptive benefits of sociality.
Zipple, M.N., Vogt, C.C., Sheehan, M.J. (2023). Genetically Identical Mice Express Alternative Reproductive Tactics Depending on Social Conditions in the Field.
Newman, L.E., Testard, C., DeCasien, A.R., Chiou, K.L., Watowich, M.M., Janiak, M.C., Pavez-Fox, M.A., Sanchez Rosado, M.R., Cooper, E.B., Costa, C.E., Petersen, R.M., Montague, M.J., Platt, M.L., Brent, L.J.N., Snyder-Mackler, N., Higham, J.P. The biology of aging in a social world: Insights from free-ranging rhesus macaques.
Albery, G.F., Morris, S., Morris, A., Kenyon, F., McBean, D., Pemberton, J.M., Nussey, D.H., & Firth, J.A. (2022). Different helminth parasites show contrasting relationships with age in a wild ungulate.
Vogt, C.C., Zipple, M.N., Sprockett, D.D., Miller, C.H., Hardy, S.X., Arthur, M., Greenstein, A.M., Colvin, M.S., Michel, L.M., Moeller, A.H., Sheehan, M.J. (2022). Female behavior drives the formation of distinct social structures in C57BL/6J versus wild-derived outbred mice in field enclosures. GitHub Code Data