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Co-Director, Animal Behavior Core

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

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Biography & Affiliation

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Department

Neurology

Education

AA: Psychology, Belleville Area College, Belleville, IL.

BS: Psychology, Wright State University, Dayton, OH.

PhD: Biomedical Sciences, Wright State University, Dayton, OH.

Postdoctoral Fellow: Psychoneuroimmunology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Postdoctoral Fellow: Teratology, Children's Hospital Research Foundation.

Publications

Selected Publication

Effects of Acute Deltamethrin Exposure in Adult and Developing Sprague Dawley Rats on Acoustic Startle Response in Relation to Deltamethrin Brain and Plasma Concentrations. Williams, MT; Gutierrez, A; Vorhees, CV. Toxicological Sciences (Elsevier). 2019; 168:61-69.

Cincinnati water maze: A review of the development, methods, and evidence as a test of egocentric learning and memory. Vorhees, CV; Williams, MT. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 2016; 57:1-19.

Kaolin-induced ventriculomegaly at weaning produces long-term learning, memory, and motor deficits in rats. Williams, MT; Braun, AA; Amos-Kroohs, RM; II, MJ P; Lindquist, DM; Mangano, FT; Vorhees, CV; Yuan, W. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience. 2014; 35:7-15.

Dorsal striatal dopamine depletion impairs both allocentric and egocentric navigation in rats. Braun, AA; Graham, DL; Schaefer, TL; Vorhees, CV; Williams, MT. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. 2012; 97:402-408.

Neonatal methamphetamine-induced corticosterone release in rats is inhibited by adrenal autotransplantation without altering the effect of the drug on hippocampal serotonin. Grace, CE; Schaefer, TL; Gudelsky, GA; Williams, MT; Vorhees, CV. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 2010; 32:356-361.

Ontogeny of the adrenal response to (+)-methamphetamine in neonatal rats: The effect of prior drug exposure. Williams, MT; Schaefer, TL; Furay, AR; Ehrman, LA; Vorhees, CV. Stress: The International Journal on the Biology of Stress (Informa). 2006; 9:153-163.

Morris water maze: procedures for assessing spatial and related forms of learning and memory. Vorhees, CV; Williams, MT. Nature Protocols. 2006; 1:848-858.

Neonatal methamphetamine administration induces region-specific long-term neuronal morphological changes in the rat hippocampus, nucleus accumbens and parietal cortex. Williams, MT; Brown, RW; Vorhees, CV. European Journal of Neuroscience. 2004; 19:3165-3170.

CRF ADMINISTERED TO PREGNANT RATS ALTERS OFFSPRING BEHAVIOR AND MORPHOLOGY. WILLIAMS, MT; HENNESSY, MB; DAVIS, HN. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior. 1995; 52:161-167.

Impairment of cognitive flexibility in type 2 diabetic db/db mice. Yermakov, LM; Griggs, RB; Drouet, DE; Sugimoto, C; Williams, MT; Vorhees, CV; Susuki, K. Behavioural Brain Research. 2019; 371:111978-111978.