1. Lago TR, Brownstein MJ, Page E, Beydler E, Manbeck A, Beale A, Roberts C, Balderston N, Damiano E, Pineles SL, Simon N, Ernst M, Grillon C. The novel vasopressin receptor (V1aR) antagonist SRX246 reduces anxiety in an experimental model in humans: a randomized proof-of-concept study. Psychopharmacology. 2021.

  2. Arditte Hall KA, DeLane SE, Anderson G, Lago TR, Shor R, Wang W, Rasmusson AM, Pineles SL. Plasma gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) levels and post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms in trauma-exposed women: A preliminary report. Psychopharmacology. 2021.

  3. Gorka AX, Lago T, Balderston N, Torrisi S, Fuchs B, Grillon C, Ernst M. Intrinsic connections between thalamic sub-regions and the lateral prefrontal cortex are differentially impacted by acute methylphenidate. Psychopharmacology. 2020; 237 (6): 1873-1883.

  4. Grillon C, Lago TR, Stahl S, Beale A, Balderston N, Ernst M. Better cognitive efficiency is associated with increased experimental anxiety. Psychophysiology. 2020; 57 (8): e13559.

  5. Balderston N, Beydler E, Roberts C, Deng Z, Rodman T, Lago T, Luber B, Lisanby S, Ernst M, Grillon C.  Mechanistic link between right prefrontal cortical activity and anxious arousal revealed using transcranial magnetic stimulation in healthy subjects. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2020; 45 (4): 694-792.

  6. Lago TR, Blair K, Alvarez G, Thongdarong A, Blair J, Ernst M, Grillon C.  Threat-of-shock decreases emotional interference on Affective Stroop performance in healthy controls and anxiety patients. European Journal of Neuroscience. 2020; 237 (6): 1873-1883.

  7. Ernst M, Benson B, Artiges E, Gorka AX, Lemaitre H, Lago T, Miranda R, Banaschewski T, Bokde ALW, Bromberg U, Brühl R, Büchel C, Cattrell A, Conrod P, Desrivières S, Fadai T, Flor H, Frouin V, Gallinat J, Garavan H, Gowland P, Grimmer Y, Heinz A, Kappel V, Nees F, Papadopoulos-Orfanos D, Penttilä J, Poutska L, Rodehacke S, Smolka MN, Stringaris A, Struve M, van Noort BM, Walter H, Whelan R, Schumann G, Grillon C, Paillère Martinot M, Martinot J, for the IMAGEN CONSORTIUM.  Pubertal maturation and sex effects on the default-mode network connectivity implicated in mood dysregulation. Translational Psychiatry. 2019; 9(1): 103. 

  8. Lago TR / Hsiung A, Leitner B, Duckworth C, Balderston N, Chen K, Grillon C, Ernst M.  Exercise modulates the interaction between cognition and anxiety in humans.  Cognition and Emotion.  2019; 33 (4): 863-870.

  9. Lago TR, Hsiung A, Leitner B, Duckworth C, Chen K, Ernst M, Grillon C. Exercise decreases defensive response to unpredictable, but not predictable, threat. Depression and Anxiety. 2018; 35 (9): 868-875. 

  10. Ernst M, Lago T, Davis A, Grillon C.  The effects of methylphenidate and propranolol on the interplay between induced-anxiety and working memory.  Psychopharmacology. 2016; 233: 19-20.


  1. Marvar PJ, Andero A, Hurlemann R, Lago TR, Zelikowsky M, Dabrowska J.  Limbic neuropeptidergic modulators of emotion and their therapeutic potential for anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder.  Journal of Neuroscience. 2021. 

  2. Lago T, Davis A, Grillon C, Ernst M.  Striatum on the anxiety map; small detours into adolescence.  Brain Research. 2017; 1654: 177-184.


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