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CV-Barry-Komisaruk











 

 BARRY R. KOMISARUK, Ph.D.

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

September, 2011

 

Address:

Office:

 

Department of Psychology

Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey,

101 Warren Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102

office phone: (973) 353-5440; fax: (973) 353-1171, -1191

 

Personal:

 

Birthdate: April 4, 1941

Birthplace: New York City

Family: 2 children; widowed

 

 

Education:

 

B.S., Biology: The City University of New York 1961

Ph.D., Psychobiology: The Institute of Animal Behavior,

Rutgers, The State University (Advisor: Daniel S. Lehrman) 1965

Postdoctoral Fellow of NIMH, Neuroendocrinology:

Brain Research Institute, University of California at

Los Angeles (Sponsor: Charles H. Sawyer) 1966

 

Major Research Interests:

 

  • Functional neuroimaging of genital sensory response: spinal cord and brain mechanisms in laboratory animals and humans

 

  • Neuro-physiology, -pharmacology, and -endocrinology of reproductive behavior

 

  • Neural control of genital visceral (autonomic system) function

 

 

Positions Held

 

  • Associate Dean of the Graduate School July 1, 2006-current
  • Director, Minority Biomedical Research Support Program (NIH grant) Jan 1, 2008-current

 

  • Acting Director, Masters in Liberal Studies Program Sept 1, 2008-current
  • Rutgers University Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor 2003-present

 

  • Program Director, Minority Opportunities in Research, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, NIH, Bethesda, MD 2001-2004

 

  • Professor II, Department of Psychology, Rutgers, The State

 

  • University of NJ 1984-present

 

  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Radiology, New Jersey Medical
  • School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey 2003-present

 

  • Professor, Institute of Animal Behavior and Department
  • of Zoology; Rutgers, The State University 1974-84

 

  • Associate Professor, Institute of Animal Behavior and
  • Department of Zoology; Rutgers, The State University 1968-74

 

  • Assistant Professor; Institute of Animal Behavior and
  • Department of Zoology; Rutgers, The State University 1966-68

 

  • Postdoctoral Fellow of NIMH: Brain Research Institute of
  • the University of California at Los Angeles 1965-66

 

  • Predoctoral Fellow of NIMH; Institute of Animal Behavior,
  • Rutgers, The State University (with D.S. Lehrman) 1964-65

 

  • Predoctoral Fellow of NDEA; Institute of Animal Behavior,
  • Rutgers, The State University (with D.S. Lehrman) 1961-64

 

  • Research Assistant; Department of Animal Behavior,
  • American Museum of Natural History 1958-61

 

  • Undergraduate Research Participant of NSF; Department of
  • Animal Behavior, American Museum of Natural History 1959-60

 

  • Field Assistant, Lincoln Ellsworth Fund; Southwestern
  • Research Station of the American Museum of Natural
  • History (Arizona) 1959

 

Grants, Contracts, and Awards

 

Grant: NIGMS-NIH: B.R. Komisaruk, Program Director; Initiative for

Maximizing Student Development (formerly entitled: Minority

Biomedical Research Support) Grant; $3,213,516 2011-2015

 

Grant: NIGMS-NIH: B.R. Komisaruk, Program Director; Minority

Biomedical Research Support) Grant $1,050,792 2007-2010

 

Grant: Patty Brisben Foundation for Women’s Sexual Health; B.R. Komisaruk, PI; Neurological basis for loss of sexual pleasure after hysterectomy; $47,080 2011-2013

 

Grant: Cerbomed GmbH; B.R. Komisaruk, PI; Activation of the nucleus of the solitary tract (NTS) by transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation (t-VNS)$47,481 2011-2013

 

Contract: Johnson & Johnson. Inc.; B.R. Komisaruk, PI; fMRI Analysis of K-Y Sensual Touch; $218,969; 2010-2013

 

Grant: fMRI of men post-prostatectomy; with Allen Seftel, MD. $10,000;

Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ 2009-2011

 

The Bonnie and Vern Bullough Award of the Foundation for the

Scientific Study of Sexuality and the Kinsey Institute. 2007

Rutgers University Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professorship 2003

 

National Role Model Mentor Award from Minority Access 2002

 

Grant: Institutional Minority Student Development (formerly

entitled:Minority Biomedical Research Support) Grant;

NIGMS-NIH: B.R. Komisaruk, Program Director;

Total Cost: $2,084,562. 2000-2003

 

Grant: fMRI Online as a Biofeedback Signal for CNS Rehabilitation.

NJ Commission on Spinal Cord Research; B.R. Komisaruk, PI.

Total Cost: $48,480 2001-2004

 

Grant: Positron Emission Tomographic Analysis of Responses

to Vaginal Self-Stimulation in Women with Complete Spinal

Cord Injury American Paralysis Association; B.R. Komisaruk, PI

Total Cost: $46,600 1997-2001

 

Grant: Charles and Johanna Busch Foundation: Does the vagus

nerve convey genital sensation directly to the brain in women

with complete spinal cord injury?--a PET-MRI analysis;

B.R. Komisaruk, PI. Total Cost: $18,800 1997-2001

 

Award: (with Dr. Wen-Ching Liu, NJMS) for “best paper”; Medical

Acupuncture Society of America 2000

 

Grant: FAS*E-ONE: Future American Scientists*Outreach-

Newark; Coca Cola Foundation; B.R. Komisaruk,

 

Program Director; Total Direct Cost: $50,000 1999-2000

 

Grant: Minority Biomedical Research Support Grant;

 

NIGMS-NIH: B.R. Komisaruk, Program Director,

Total Direct Cost: $ 1,590,888; + supplement ($254,929) 1995-1999

 

Grant: FAS*E-ONE: Future American Scientists*Outreach-

NEwark; Turrell Fund + matching funds from Rutgers

University. $54,000 1995-1996

 

Grant: NCRR-NIH K-12 Teachers and High School Students

Direct Cost: $112,127 1995-1998

 

Grant: Analgesia and Spasm Control after Spinal Cord Injury

plus supplemental grant for grad. student with disability;

B.R. Komisaruk, Principal Investigator, NIH: R01-HD30156

Total Direct Cost: $155,869 1992-1995

 

Grant: Fogarty-NIH International Grant (FIRCA Award),

B.R. Komisaruk, Principal Investigator

Total Direct Cost: $20,000 1994-1995

 

Grant: Minority Biomedical Research Support Grant; NIGMS-NIH:

B.R. Komisaruk, Program Director, Total Direct Cost: $1,594,270 1991-1995

 

Award: Faculty Academic Service; Rutgers University 1994

 

Award: Hugo F. Beigel Award for Research; Society

for the Scientific Study of Sex 1989

 

Grant: Minority Biomedical Research Support Grant

NIH: B.R. Komisaruk, Program Director,

Total Direct Cost $1,178,859 ` 1987-1991

 

Grant: Analgesia produced by birth canal stimulation

NINCDS: B.R. Komisaruk, Principal Investigator;

Total Direct Cost: $174,579 1987-1990

 

Grant: Charles and Johanna Busch Foundation,

B.R. Komisaruk, Principal Investigator;

Total $51,000; repeated competitive renewals 1985-2001

 

Board of Trustees of Rutgers University Award

for Excellence in Research 1984

 

National Science Foundation, Advisory Panel Member:

Psychobiology Study Section 1983-1986

 

NSF Research Grant: Mechanism of genital tract-evoked analgesia 1983-1984

 

NSF Group Travel Grant to 5th World Congress of Sexology, Israel 1981

 

NIMH Research Scientist Development Award; renewed 1974-1979

 

NIMH Research Scientist Development Award 1969-1974

 

NIMH Research Grant: Neuroendocrine Mechanisms

in Behavior 1967-1978

 

Neurosciences Research Program (Intensive Study Program

Fellowship) 1969

 

NIMH Postdoctoral Fellowship 1965-1966

 

NDEA Graduate Teaching Fellowship 1961-1964

 

NIMH Predoctoral Fellowship 1961-1964

 

New York State Regents College Teaching Fellowship 1961

Patent Awarded:

Komisaruk, B.R. and F. Jordan (1995). Patent # 5,426,099. "Process for inducing analgesia, peptides and therapeutic compositions" (The patent is for the analgesia-producing effect of specific synthesized fragments of the endogenous neuropeptide, vasoactive intestinal peptide), U.S. Patent Office.

 

Patent Applied For:

Komisaruk, B.R., Jordan, F., and Whipple, B Process to identify a sexual response-stimulating substance. U.S. Serial No. 60/061,521.

 

Honors:

Appointed to Editorial Board, Journal of Sexual Medicine, 2007

Appointed Associate Dean of the Graduate School, Rutgers University – Newark, 7/1/06-present

 

Invited participant to National Academy of Sciences - NIH Conference on “Understanding Interventions that Encourage Minorities to Pursue Research Careers: Major Questions and Appropriate Methods, 1/23-

24/07. This conference is based upon the Grant Program (Interventions to Promote Entry into Research Careers) that I initiated while a Program

 

Director at the NIH (2001-2004).

 

Appointed Program Director, MORE Division, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, NIH, 10/01-

12/04

 

Invited participant, NIH meeting: Promoting Effective Program Evaluation Needs Assessment; Bethesda,

MD, 4/10/01.

 

Appointed to Rutgers University-wide Promotions Review (“Summit”) Committee, 2001-

 

Panel Member, NIH-National Institute of General Medical Sciences Special Emphasis Panel, and Chairman of a site visit subcommittee of the panel, 2000

 

Appointed to Editorial Board, Archives of Medical Research, 1998-current Appointed Chairman, Rutgers University-wide Institutional Review Board for the  Protection of Human Subjects in Research, February, 1998-2000.

 

Appointed to Rutgers University-wide Research Advisory Board, 1998-current

 

Elected member of the Shanghai Society for Medical Electronics

and Technology, Shanghai, China, August, 1997.

 

Invited consultant to the Conference, “Promoting Effective Program Evaluation” for the NIH Minority

 

Office of Research (MORE) organized by the American Physiological Society, Bethesda, MD, February,

1998.

 

Feature article in Rutgers Magazine, Summer, 1997: “The Puzzle of Pain” describing BRK’s research.

 

Elected Member, Rutgers-Newark Faculty Council and Executive Committee, 1997-2001.

 

Service

 

Member, Summer Bioethics Institute at Rutgers-Newark, 2006

 

Member, Committee on Science Park High School Integration with Rutgers-Newark, 2006

 

Chairman, Provost’s Committee on Future of Neuroscience at Rutgers, Newark, 2000

 

Elected member, Executive Committee for the Integrated Neuroscience Program between NJ Medical School (Univ. Med. Dent. NJ) and Rutgers-Newark; 2000- 2001

 

Director, NIH-Minority Biomedical Research Support Program of Rutgers-Newark.

 

Grant funded: 1987-2004 (relinquished in 2001 in order to accept position as Program Director,

 

Minority Biomedical Research Support Program, MORE Division, NIGMS, NIH)

Chairman, Rutgers University Institutional Review Board for the Pprotection of Human Subjects in Research, appointed 1998-2000.

 

Panel Member, Rutgers University Research Advisory Board; appointed member of investigative

subcommittee, 2000

 

Panel Member, Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine Institutional Review Board for the Protection of

 

Human Subjects in Research, 1997-2001

Panel Member, Rutgers University Institutional Review Board for the

 

Protection of Human Subjects in Research 1982-1984; reappointed 1984-1988; reappointed 1988-2000

 

Elected Member, Rutgers-Newark Faculty Council and Executive Committee, 1998-2001

 

Panel Member, PHS Health Resources and Services Administration, Division of Disadvantaged Assistance, Health Careers Opportunity Program, March, 1997-1999

 

Chair, Bylaws Committee, University of Medicine and Dentistry, Hispanic Center of Excellence PHSHRSA-Division of Disadvantaged Assistance Grant 1996-2000

 

Rutgers University Site Manager, University of Medicine and Dentistry, Hispanic Center of Excellence PHS-HRSA-Division of Disadvantaged Assistance Grant. 1996-2000.

 

Drafted joint Rutgers-UMDNJ programs for BA/MD and MD/PhD for inclusion in the joint NJMSUMDNJ--Rutgers-Newark grant application from the PHS Health Resources and Services

 

Administration, Division of Disadvantaged Assistance, Health Careers Opportunity Program.

 

Conceptualized, drafted, and received approval from Rutgers Office of Provost, Courses of Study

 

Committee, and Deans of NJMS-UMDNJ for MD/PhD joint program between Rutgers-Newark and NJMS-UMDNJ, Newark. 1997-2001

Conceptualized, designed, drafted, and received funding (approx. $60,000 from the indirect cost return from the MBRS Grant) from Rutgers University for a Computerized Graphics Facility for the undergraduate and graduate students and faculty of the Minority Biomedical Research

 

 

Support Program.

 

1997-2001.

Appointed Chairman, Dean’s promotion review committee, 1997.

Director, Teachers and High School Students Program, funded by a grant from the National Center for Research Resources

 

1995-1998.

Director, FAS*E-ONE (Future American Scientists* Elementary Outreach NEwark, grant funded by the Turrell Fund, matched by Rutgers University, 1995-1996.

 

Panel Member, NIH Minority Office of Research, grant reviews, July, 1996 Member, Ad Hoc Site Visit Teams for Minority Biomedical Research Support

 

Program of the NIH, January 20-22, 1993; October 27-29, 1993

Chair, Bylaws Committee, University of Medicine and Dentistry, Hispanic Center of Excellence PHSHRSA-

 

Division of Disadvantaged Assistance Grant 1996-2000.

Chair, Rutgers University Vice President's Committee on Trustees Awards for Excellence in Research for 1990-91

 

Member, National Science Scholars Program Nominating Committee, 1992; reappointed 1993, 1994.

 

Member, Ad Hoc Site Visit Team for Minority Biomedical Research Support Program of the NIH, 1991

 

Member, Search Committee for the faculty of the Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Newark Campus 1990-1992

President, National Program Directors' Organization of the Minority Biomedical Research Support

 

Program of the NIH, 1988-1989

Organizing Committee for the NIH Minority Biomedical Research Support

 

Program Annual Symposium, Houston, 1989

 

Organizer, First Annual Conference of the New Jersey Chapter of the

Society for Neuroscience. Rutgers University-Campus at Newark, April, 1988.

 

Program Coordinator, NIH-Minority Biomedical Research Support Program of Rutgers-Newark: 1984-1987.

 

Founder and Director, International Exchange Program between the Center for Advanced Studies, Mexico City, and Rutgers-Campus at Newark, 1984-2001. Co-organizer of the Conference: "Mechanisms of

Neuronal Modulation" based on this Exchange Program.

 

Co-organizer (with C. Beyer) of the 19th Annual Conference on Reproductive Behavior (Mexico City, Mexico, June, 1987).

 

Organizer, Alumni Conference for the 25th Anniversary of the Institute of Animal Behavior in honor of Jay S. Rosenblatt, June, 1984, and senior editor of the book, Reproduction: A Behavioral and Neuro-endocrine Perspective, based on the Conference, published by the New York Academy of Sciences (1986).

 

Member, Search Committee for Director of the Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, 1985-1986.

 

Member, Provost's Task Force 1985-1988.

 

Panel Member, Charles and Johanna Busch Foundation, 1983, 1987.

 

Panel Member, Biomedical Research Support Grant requests, 1983, 1987.

 

Elected Member, Advisory Committee, Drexel University-University of

Pennsylvania Computer-Imaging Center Grant (NIH-funded) 1984-2001

 

Dean's Advisory Committee for Minority Student Biomedical Research Support Grant, 1983.

 

Member, AAUP-Administration Joint Safety and Health Committee (1982-1984).

Establishment of an interdisciplinary lecture course, with faculty of University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and members of the Institute of Animal Behavior and Department of Psychology, NCAS,

entitled: “Special Topics in Behavioral Neuroscience." For Graduate School, NCAS, Spring semesters, 1981-1985.

 

Co-organizer (with Drs. R. Barfield and P. Davis) of 12th Annual Conference on Reproductive Behavior (June, 1980) at the Rockefeller University, New York City.

 

Consulting

Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2010-current

Minority Opportunities in REsearch (MORE) Division, National Institute of General Medical Science,Barry R. Komisaruk CV

 

NIH, 2005-current Scientific Advisory Board, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2006-current Scientific Advisory Board, InVision Guide Series, Anatomical Travelogue, Inc., 2005-current

 

Editorial Board, Archives of Medical Research, 1998-current

 

Editorial Advisory Board, Physiology and Behavior, 1989 - 1995

 

Editorial Consultant:

 

2006-current: The Journal of Sexual Medicine (Editorial Board), Neuroendocrinology, Brain Research,

 

Personality and Individual Differences, Pain, Neuropsychologia, Menopause, Hormones and Behavior,

 

American Journal of Physiology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, Peptides, Spinal Cord,

 

Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, International Journal of Impotence Research.

 

Prior years: The Journal of Sexual Medicine, Spinal Cord, Brain Research, Peptides, Brain Research

 

Bulletin, Journal of Neuroscience, Science, Neuroscience, Journal of Neuroendocrinology, American

Journal of Physiology, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Archives of Medicine, Life

 

Science, Behavioral Neuroscience, Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine,

 

Journal of Comparative Physiology, Neuroendocrinology, Behavioral and Neural Biology, American

 

Pain Society Journal, Physiology and Behavior, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior,

 

Psychoneuroendocrinology, Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, Experimental Neurology, Animal

 

Behaviour, Hormones and Behavior, Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology,

 

Neurosciences Translations, American Journal of Cardiology, Reviews in Fisheries Science,

 

Encyclopedia Britannica

 

Consulting Editor: Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 1968-1980

 

Grant Review Consultant:

 

NIGMS-NIH, NIMH, NSF, NYU Research Challenge Fund, Guggenheim

Foundation, Klingenstein

 

Foundation, PSC-City University of New York Awards, NIH “B-Start” Program Reviewer (New Investigator Grants), annually, 1995-1998; Health Resources and Services Administration (USPHS): Member, Peer Review Group for the Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP).

 

Student Research Supervision:

 

Doctoral Dissertation Supervision:

 

Principal Advisor: Ralph Cooper, William F. Crowley, Jorge F. Rodriguez-Sierra, Kazue Semba,

Margaret Johns (joint), Christine M. Fischette (joint), Auri Naggar, Judith Steinman, Byron Johnson,

 

Lowell Roberts, Masako Isokawa, Patricia Faris (First Dean's Award for Outstanding Dissertation)

 

Camille Woodall (joint), Beverly Whipple, David Masters (joint), Patricia Cash, (Joint), Margaret M.

 

McCarthy, Giorgio Sansone, Sandra Chinapen, Jose Vega (joint), Ralph Bianca, Dina Conde, Jill

 

Franklin Hewitt (current), Janice Breen (current), Nan Wise (current), Eleni Frangos (current).

 

Visiting Doctoral Students: Gabriela Gonzalez-Mariscal, Margarita Martinez-Gomez, Jorge Manzo, Helena

 

Hernandez, Mario Caba, Gabriela Morali, Rosario Lucio, Porfirio Gomora, Rafael Cueva-Rolon, Lizbet Gomez, Maria Pacheco, Porfirio Carrillo, Maria Perez Izquierdo, Rosario Chirino, Maria Luz Barona.

 

Postdoctoral Trainees: Carol Diakow, Joshua Wallman, Michael Numan, Henry Szechtman, Jane Rush, Lawrence Peters, Claudia Pott, Stephen Heller, Guy Barbato, Judith Steinman, Lisbet Gomez, Rafael Cueva-Rolon, S. Tiffany Cunningham, Michael Robinson, MD, Maria Raquel Huerta-Bravo, MD,

 

Undergraduate Honors and NIH-MBRS (Minority Biomedical Research Support Grant*) Students: Mary Burtyk, Roland Jacobs, Nicholas Borys, Joseph Battaglia, Jane Henig-Elona, Marlene Vazquez- Toniolo*, Enrique Hernandez, Cassandra Tillis-Picarell*, Arnold Williams,* Audrita Crawford (2000-2004),* Eleni Frangos* (2006-current).

 

High School Students:

 

As invited Mentor-Advisor-Conference Convener for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute High School Student Research Internship Program of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, 2003 – current (5 advisees per year).

 

 

Invited lecturer at the National Museum of Health and Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Institute, Washington, D.C., 2003 – present (2 lectures/demonstrations per year at the Brain Awareness Week

Program; approximately 75 students per year). 2002-current.

 

(Also): Elementary School Students: Invited “Adventures in Science” demonstrations (e.g., “The biology, psychology, chemistry, and physics of the food we eat”), at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda,

MD, Saturday mornings, approximately 40 students and their parents per year.

 

Courses Taught

 

Physiological Psychology (Lectures, Undergraduate) 2003 - current

Pain and Pleasure (Lectures, Undergraduate)

 

Neuroendocrinology and Behavior (Lectures, Graduate)

 

Neurophysiology and Behavior (Lectures, Graduate/Advanced Undergraduate)

 

Neuroendocrinology-Neurophysiology and Behavior (Laboratory, Graduate)

 

Special Topics in Behavioral Neuroscience - with UMDNJ staff (Graduate)

 

Membership in Professional Societies

 

 

Society for Neuroscience

 

American Physiological Society

 

International Association for the Study of Pain

 

International Behavioral Neuroscience Society

 

International Academy of Sex Research

 

Diplomate, American Board of Sexology, 1997- present

 

Colloquia and Visiting Lecturer Presentations

Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ, “The Reproductive System,” short course, 01-06/10

 

University of Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala, Mexico, 11/09

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Grand Rounds, 9/07

 

National Museum of Health and Medicine, Washington, DC, 3/08, 3/07, 3/06,

 

Academia de Investigacion en la Biología de la Reproducción, Guanajuato, Mexico, 5/05

 

National Museum of Health and Medicine, Washington, DC, 5/05

 

National Museum of Health and Medicine, Washington, DC, 3/05

Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA, 2/05

 

National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, 2/05

Conference on Clinical Aspects of Human Sexuality, Shanghai, China, 5/04 Krasnow Neuroscience Institute, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 01/03

 

New Jersey Medical School – UMDNJ, Newark, NJ 11/02

 

University of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, VI 10/02

 

City University of New York, NY 4/02

 

Pre-Congress course lecturer, “Reproductive health in the adolescent,”

 

Mexican Academy for Research in Reproduction (Academia de Investigación en Biología de la Reproducción, AIBIR),Morelia, Michoacan, 7/02 (in Spanish)

 

National Institute of General Medical Sciences, NIH, Bethesda, MD 5/01

 

Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada 12/00

 

New Jersey Medical School - UMDNJ, Newark, NJ 10/00

 

Universidad Autonoma de Mexico, Guadalajara 4/00 (short course in

 

Neuroendocrinology and Behavior, in Spanish)

 

The Guttmann Institute for Spinal Cord Injury, Barcelona, Spain (presented in Spanish), 10/98

 

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. Univ. Miami School of Medicine, FL 9/98

 

Institute of Neurobiology, University of Mexico, Queretaro, 3/98

Universidad de Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala, Mexico, (in Spanish) 3/98

 

Lehman College, Bronx, New York, 2/98

 

University Medical Center, Shanghai, PRC, 8/97

 

University of Pennsylvania, 5/97

 

Universidad Veracruzana, Veracruz, Mexico, 1/97 (invited lecture series presented in Spanish)

 

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; 10/96

 

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ; 5/96

 

University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA; 11/95

 

Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; 5/95

InterAmerican University, San Juan, Puerto Rico; 4/95

 

Passaic College, Passaic, New Jersey 3/95

 

Centro de Investigacion y Estudios Avanzados, Mexico (short course); 8/94

 

University of California at Irvine; 11/93

 

City University of New York - Queens College, NYC; 12/93

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark; 10/92

 

Instituto Ramon y Cajal, Madrid, Spain; 2/92

Ciudad Universitaria de Madrid (U.N.E.D.), Madrid, Spain (in Spanish), 2/92

University of Tlaxcala, Short Course in Neuroendocrinology, 9/91; Colima, Mex

 

National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, D.C., 6/91

 

National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; Spinal Cord Injury Symposium, 3/91

 

Ciudad Universitaria de Madrid (U.N.E.D.), Madrid, Spain, 2/91

 

National Institutes of Health, Poolesville, MD, 6/91

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, 3/91

Bispejberg Hospital, Dept. Clinical Chemistry, Copenhagen, Denmark, 12/89

 

Babraham Research Station, Cambridge, U.K., 12/89

University of Minnesota, Dept. Psychiatry, Minneapolis, 9/89

Center for Advanced Studies, Nat'l Polytech. Inst., Mexico City, Mexico 7/89

 

Universidad Autonoma de Mexico, Inst. Biomedicas, Mexico City, Mexico, 7/89

 

Universidad Autonoma de Mexico, Inst. Cell. Physiol. Mexico City, Mexico 7/89

 

Universidad Veracruzana, Veracruz, Mexico, 7/89

York College of CUNY, 4/89

 

Lehman College of CUNY, 3/89

 

Concordia University, Montreal, Canada (Visiting Lecturer), 12/87

State University of New York, Center for Health Services, Brooklyn, NY, 12/87

 

Rutgers University, Campus at New Brunswick, 10/87

INRA (Institute Nationale Recherche Agronomique), Nouzilly, France, 9/87

 

University of Veracruz, Veracruz, Mexico, 6/87

Delaware Valley Biobehavioral Colloquium Series, 4/87

 

State University of New York at Old Westbury, 3/87

 

Hunter College of CUNY, New York, 3/86

 

Duke University, Durham, N.C., 11/85

 

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 9/85

 

University of Tlaxcala, Mexico, 8/85

 

National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, 7/85

 

Rutgers University Summer Studies Program, New Brunswick, 6/85

 

Rutgers University Showcase Series, New Brunswick, 2/85

 

Center for Advanced Studies, Mexico City, Mexico, 12/83

 

University of Pittsburgh, 7/83

 

University of Buffalo, 6/83

 

Columbia University, New York City, 4/83

 

Queens College, New York City, 2/83

 

Princeton Biofeedback Center, 7/82

 

University of Florida, Tampa, 2/81

 

University of Wyoming, 2/81

 

Rockefeller University, 2/80

 

University of Illinois, 1/80

 

Downstate Medical Center, 9/79

 

Rutgers University, 3/79

 

American Museum of Natural History, 5/78

 

Rockefeller University, 4/78

 

University of Pennsylvania, 5/78

 

University of Texas at Austin, 12/77

 

University of California at Los Angeles, 11/77

 

Downstate Medical Center, SUNY, 3/77

 

Princeton University, 11/76

 

Duke University (honoring J.W. Everett), 3/76

 

New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry, 1976

 

National Institute of Mental Health, 1975

 

McMaster University, 11/76

 

University of Illinois, 1975

 

University of Pennsylvania, Visiting Lecture Series, Neuroendocrinology

and Behavior, 1975

 

Douglass College, 11/75

 

Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico City, D.F., 5/74

 

Schering Corporation, Bloomfield, New Jersey, 5/74

 

Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 5/75

 

Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey, 3/74

 

New York University, New York City, 11/73

 

University of California at Los Angeles, 10/73

 

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 12/72

 

Queens College, CUNY, 11/72

 

New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry, 10/72

 

University of Pennsylvania, 4/72

 

University of Nebraska Medical Center, 11/72

 

Schering Corporation, 4/72

 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2/72

 

Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, 3/71

 

Dorothea Dix Hospial, Raleigh, North Carolina, 2/71

 

National Institute of Mental Health (Section on Limbic Integration), 2/71

 

University of Pittsburgh, 6/70

 

Duke University, 11/69

 

National University of Mexico, 10/69

 

Salk Institute for Biological Studies, 2/69

 

University of California at Santa Barbara, 2/69

 

Rockefeller University, 2/69

 

University of Oregon, 6/68

 

Rockefeller University, 6/68

 

University of Michigan, Brain Research Institute, 4/67

 

University of California at Los Angeles, Brain Research Institute, 3/66

 

University of California at Davis, 11/65

 

American Museum of Natural History, Department of Animal Behavior, 4/65

 

University of Maryland, 11/63

 

Conference Presentations

* Publication

** Invited address

*** Invited address, paper published

World Association of Sexual Health, Glasgow, Scotland, 6/11

** First Int’l Conference on Biomedical Science, Xalapa, Mexico, 4/11 (in Spanish)

** Int’l Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health, Scottsdale, AZ, 2/11

** Sociedad Venezolana de Sexologia Medica, Maracaibo, Venezuela, (in Spanish), 6/10

** 25 Aniversario Insituto de Sexualidad Humana, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, (in

Spanish), 6/10

** Universidad Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, (in Spanish), 11/09

** Sociedad Venezolana de Sexologia Medica, Isla Margarita, Venezuela, (in Spanish), 7/08

** University of Arizona Conference: “Toward a Science of Consciousness”: 4/08.

*** National Academy of Sciences - NIH Conference on “Understanding Interventions that

Encourage

Minorities to Pursue Research Careers”, 1/07

** International Academy of Sex Research (IASR) (Symposium),Vancouver, B.C., 8/07

** Venezuelan Society for Medical Sexology (Plenary address), Caracas,Venezuela (in Spanish), 7/07

** World Association of Sexual Health (Plenary address), Sydney, Australia, 4/07

** Int’l Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (Plenary address), Orlando, FL 2/07

*** American Association of Anthropology (Presidential Symposium), San Francisco, CA 11/06

** Mexican Society for Reproduction Research (keynote address), Guanajuato, Mexico 5/05

** Novartis Foundation: Conference on Gender and Pain, London, UK, 4/05

** Mexican Physiological Society, Veracruz, Mexico, 8/04

** Conference on Clinical Aspects of Human Sexuality, Shanghai, China, 5/04

** Asociacion Mexicana de Neuropsiquiatria, Mexico City, MX, 7/03

** SSSS 45th Annual Conference, Presidential Plenary, San Antonio, TX, 11/03

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** Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Trust Conference, Louisville, KY, 06/03

** 1st Annual Conference NJ Commission on Spinal Cord Research, New Brunswick, NJ, 10/02

** 17th Mtg. Mexican Academy for Research in Reproduction (Academia de

Investigación en Biología de la Reproducción, AIBIR), Morelia, Michoacan, 7/02

(in Spanish)

** Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Big Rapids, MI, 6/02

** Mexican Physiological Congress, Monterey, MX, 8/01 (in Spanish);

** Int’l Conf. Neurobiological and Ecological Bases of Behavior, Universidad Autonoma de

Tlaxcala, Mexico, 5/00 (in Spanish)

** Universidad Autonoma de Tlaxcala, Mexico (4/00) (in Spanish)

** Brazil Spinal Injury Association, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 11/99

** Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, 10/99

** International Association for the Study of Pain, Vienna, Austria, 8/99

*** Internet World Congress on Biomedical Sciences, Invited Symposium Organizer: Genital

sensation: CNS targets and functions in females, 12/98

* 4th Int’l Conf. Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, Montreal, Canada 6/98

** Sexuality in Spinal Cord Injuries and other Major Physical Disabilities, Lerida, Spain 10/98

*** NIH Conference on Pain and Gender, Bethesda, MD, 4/98

*** Neuroendocrinology and Behavior Conference, Tlaxcala, Mexico, 3/98

*** 13th World Congress of Sexology, Valencia, Spain, 6/97

* American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists/Society for the Scientific

Study of Sexuality, 11/97

** Sexual Function Assessment in Clinical Trials, Cape Cod, MA, 5/97

*** Wenner Gren Conference “Is There a Neurobiology of Love?”, Stockholm, Sweden, 8/96

* Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA, 11/97

* Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, 11/96

*** Conference on Reproductive Behavior; Organizer, Symposium on Central Nervous System

Responses to Vaginocervical Stimulation; Montreal, 6/96

* International Behavioral Neuroscience Society Annual Conference, Cancun, Mexico, 6/96

* Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA; 11/95

* Society for the Scientific Study of Sex, San Francisco, CA; 11/95

** American Paraplegia Society, Las Vegas, NE; 9/95

* International Behavioral Neuroscience Society, Santiago, Spain; 5/95

* Society for Neuroscience, Miami Beach, FL, 11/94

** 8th Annual Conference for Health Professionals: Management of Patients with Spinal Cord Injury,

VA Spinal Cord Injury System, Williamsburg, 4/94

*** NIH Office of Research on Minority Health; Program Evaluation Conference, Chicago, 3/94

** Neuroimaging in Medical Rehabilitation, Winston-Salem, NC, 3/94

** Sociedad Mexicana de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Veracruz, Mex. (in Spanish), 8/92

*** International Academy of Sex Research, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 7/92

Conference on Reproductive Behavior, Halifax, Nova Scotia; 6/92

* Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA; 10/91

** First International Conference on Orgasm (plenary), New Delhi, India, 2/91

*** International Conference on Biological Psychology, Symposium in honor of

Prof. Knut Larsson, Uppsala, Sweden, 12/89

** Society for the Scientific Study of Sex, Toronto, Canada; Award Lecture (with B. Whipple); joint

Barry R. Komisaruk CV

recipients of the Hugo Beigel Research Award for 1988, 11/89

** 17th Annual NIH-Minority Biomedical Research Support Program Symposium Houston, Texas,

10/89

* Society for Neuroscience Annual Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, 10/89

*** IVth International Conference on Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide, Stockholm, Sweden, 9/89

* Society for Neuroscience, Toronto, Canada, 10/88

* 16th Annual NIH-Minority Biomedical Research Support Program Symposium, Los Angeles,

California, 10/88

*** Conference: "Pain and Reproduction", Modena, Italy, 9/87

* Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, 11/87

Conference: "Mechanisms of Neuronal Modulation", Center for Advanced Studies, Mexico City,

Mexico, 6/87 (Conference Co-organizer)

19th Annual Conference on Reproductive Behavior, Tlaxcala, Mexico, 6/87

(Conference Co-organizer)

* New York Academy of Sciences, Conference: "Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide," New York, 3/88

* Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D.C., 11/86

Conference on Reproductive Behavior, Montreal, 6/86

* Society for Sex Therapy and Research, Philadelphia, 3/86

* Society for Neuroscience, Dallas, 11/85

* International Association for the Study of Pain, Dallas, 11/85

*** Conference (Intensive Course): "Animal Reproduction", University of Tlaxcala, Mexico, 8/85

Conference on Reproductive Behavior, Asilomar, California, 6/85

*** New York Academy of Sciences, Conference: "Stress-Induced Analgesia", 5/85

** Eastern Psychological Assoc., Symp. on Hormones and Behavior, Boston, 3/85

* Society for Neuroscience, Anaheim, 11/84

Conference on Reproductive Behavior, Pittsburgh, 6/84

* Society for the Scientific Study of Sex, Boston, 6/84

*** 25th Anniversary Alumni Conference in honor of Jay S. Rosenblatt, Rutgers University, 6/84

(Conference Organizer)

* Society for Neuroscience, Boston, 11/83

** 6th World Congress of Sexology, Washington, D.C., 5/83

Conference on Reproductive Behavior, Boston, 6/82

* Society for Neuroscience, Minneapolis, 11/82

* Society for Neuroscience, Los Angeles, 11/81

** Winter Animal Behavior Conference, Utah, 1/81

*** Eric K. Fernstrom Symposium I, "Brain Stem Control of Spinal

Mechanisms", Sweden, 11/81

*** 5th World Congress of Sexology, Israel, 6/81

** University of Florida Society for Neuroscience, Tampa, 2/81

** American Pain Society, New York City, 9/80

Eastern Conference on Reproductive Behavior, New York City, 6/80

** Downstate Medical Center, Symposium on Limbic Systems and Behavior, 5/80

* 2nd World Congress on Pain (IASP), Montreal, 1978

* Eastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, 1977

* Society for Neuroscience, 11/77, 78

Eastern Conference on Reproductive Behavior, 6/75, 76, 77, 78, 79

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** Society for Neuroscience, panel on Neuroethology, 11/76

* Endocrine Society, 1976

* International Association for the Study of Pain, Florence, Italy, 8/75

International Ethological Conference, Parma, Italy, 8/75

* Society for Neuroscience, 4th Annual Meeting, 10/74, St. Louis, Missouri

* International Conference on the Septal Nuclei, 10/74, Detroit, Michigan

** American Psychological Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, panel on Olfaction and

Behavior, 8/74

** Eastern Regional Conference on Reproductive Behavior, 6/74, Atlanta, Georgia, chaired panel on

"Physiological Approaches to the Study of Behavior"

* Society for Neuroscience, 10/73, San Diego, California

** XIIIth International Ethological Conference, 8/73, Washington, D.C., panel on Hormones and

Behavior

*** NIH Conference on Reproductive Behavior, 7/73, Beaverton, Oregon

* Neuroscience Society 2nd Annual Conference, 10/72, Houston, Texas

** Xth International Congress of Psychology, panel discussion on Hippocampal theta rhythm and

motivation, 7/72, Tokyo, Japan

* Society for Neuroscience, 1st Annual Conference, 10/71, Washington, D.C.

XIIth International Ethological Conference, 9/71, Edinburgh, Scotland

Eastern Regional Conference on Reproductive Behavior, 6/71, Haverford,

Pennsylvania

** Conference, "Multidisciplinary approaches to the neural organization of

behavior", 10/70, SUNY, Albany, New York

*** Neurosciences Research Program; work session on "Neural Regulatory Systems and the Concept

of Motivation", 10/70, Brookline, Massachusett

*** AAAS panel discussion on "Techniques of Investigation and Current Concepts in the Physiology

and Biochemistry of Sex Steroid Action", organized by R.D. Lisk, 12/70, Chicago, Illinois

*** UCLA Conference on "Steroid Hormones and Brain Function", 5/70, Los Angeles, California

** Winter Conference on Brain Research, 1/70, Aspen, Colorado

Eastern Regional Conference on Reproductive Behavior, First Annual

Conference, 6/69, East Lansing, Michigan

** Society for the Scientific Study of Sex, honoring Dr. Frank A. Beach, 11/68, New York City, NY

** Gordon Research Conference on Biological Regulatory Mechanisms, 7/68,

Andover, New Hampshire

* AAAS Winter Meeting, 12/67, New York City, New York

Xth International Ethological Conference, 9/67, Stockholm, Sweden

* AAAS Winter Meeting, 12/66, Washington, D.C.

Foundation's Fund for Research in Psychiatry, 8/66 (discussant), Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico

* FASEB Meeting, 4/66, Atlantic City, New Jersey

West Coast Sexologists Meeting, 4/66, Palo Alto, California

* AAAS Winter Meeting, 12/65, San Francisco, California

** Duke University Symposium on Hormones and Behavior, 5/66, Durham, North Carolina

VIIIth International Ethological Conference, 9/63, The Hague, Netherlands

Media

The History Channel, The Discovery Channel (Canada), The Philadelphia Inquirer, Men’s Health,

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Esquire, The Village Voice, Redbook, El Nacional (Venezuela), 2007, The Independent (U.K.), 2007,

Redbook, 2007, Discovery Channel, Canada, interview and video re: fMRI research, 2007,

2005, 2004, 2002, 2000 (series of 3 interviews), New Scientist, 2006, The Australian (a newspaper),

2006, O – the Oprah Magazine, 2006, National Geographic Magazine, 2006, Wall Street Journal,

2006,

Philadelphia Inquirer, 2006, Wired Magazine, 2005, Technikart Magazine (French), 2006, New York

Times, 2005, BBC interview, 2002, Research by BRK cited in articles in international press

(newspapers, magazines) (e.g. in Venezuela, Russia, South Africa, China, U.K.,Italy, Spain,

Germany, Netherlands, France, Japan, Canada, Mexico) television interviews (e.g. Discovery

Channel, U.K, Brazil), and radio (e.g. U.S.A.: CBS, NBC, ABC; Australia, U.K., Germany, China)

 

 

 

Publications (excluding books and abstracts) (Total =149)

 

 

Erickson, C.J., R.H. Bruder, B.R. Komisaruk and D.S. Lehrman (1967) Selective inhibition by progesterone of androgen-induced behavior in male ring doves (Streptopelia risoria). Endocrinology 81, 39-44.

 

Ramirez, V.D., B.R. Komisaruk, D.I. Whitmoyer and C.H. Sawyer (1967) Effects of hormones and vaginal stimulation on the EEG and hypothalamic units in rats. Am. J. Physiol. 212, 1376-1384.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. (l967) Effects of local brain implants of progesterone on

reproductive behavior in ring doves. J. Comp. Physiol. Psychol. 64,

219-224.

 

Komisaruk, B.R., P.G. McDonald, D.I. Whitmoyer and C.H. Sawyer (1967) Effects of progesterone and sensory stimulation on EEG and neuronal activity in the rat. Exper. Neurol. 19, 494-507.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. and J. Olds (1968) Neuronal correlates of behavior in freely moving rats. Science 161, 810-813.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. (1970) Synchrony between limbic system theta activity and rhythmical behavior in rats. J. Comp. Physiol. Psychol. 70, 483-492.

 

Beyer, C. and B.R. Komisaruk (1971) Reply to "Androgen-induced receptivity," in Letters to the Editor. Horm. Behav. 2, 357-358.

 

Beyer, C. and B.R. Komisaruk (1971) Effects of diverse androgens on estrous behavior, lordosis reflex, and genital tract morphology in the rat.

Horm. Behav. 2, 217-225.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. (1971) Strategies in neuroendocrine neurophysiology.

Am. Zool. 11, 741-754.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. and K. Larsson (1971) Suppression of a spinal and a cranial nerve reflex by vaginal or rectal probing in rats. Brain Research. 35, 231-235.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. (1971) Induction of lordosis in ovariectomized rats by

stimulation of the vaginal cervix: hormonal and neural interrelationships.

 

In Steroid Hormones and Brain Function, C.H. Sawyer and R.A. Gorski (eds.).

 

University of California Press, Berkeley, pp. 127-141.

Gonzalez-Diddi, M., B.R. Komisaruk and C. Beyer (1972) Differential effects of testosterone and dihydrotestosterone on the diverse uterine tissues of the ovariectomized rat. Endocrinology 91, 1129-1132.

 

Larsson, K. and B.R. Komisaruk (1972) Abnormally fast vibrissa movements induced by tetrabenazine in rats. Psychopharmacologia 23, 300-304.

 

Komisaruk, B.R., N.T. Adler and J. Hutchison (1972) Genital sensory field: enlargement by estrogen treatment in female rats. Science 178, 1295-1298.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. and C. Beyer (1972) Differential antagonism, by MER-25, of behavioral and morphological effects of estradiol benzoate in rats.

Horm. Behav. 3, 63-70.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. and C. Beyer (1972) Responses of diencephalic neurons to olfactory bulb stimulation, odor, and arousal. Brain Res. 36, 153-170.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. (1973) Hypothalamic effects on motor patterns. In Neural Regulatory Systems and the Concept of Motivation, E. Stellar and

 

J. Corbit (eds.). Neurosciences Research Program Bulletin Series, Vol. 11, No. 4, Sept. 1973, pp. 376-381.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. and C. Diakow (1973) Lordosis reflex intensity in rats in

relation to the estrous cycle, ovariectomy, estrogen administration,

and mating behavior. Endocrinology 93, 32-41.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. (1974) Neural and hormonal interactions in the reproductive behavior of female rats. In Reproductive Behavior, W. Montagna and W.A. Sadler (eds.), Plenum Press, New York, 97-129.

 

Larsson, K., H.H. Feder and B.R. Komisaruk (1974) Role of the adrenal glands, repeated matings, and monoamines in lordosis behavior of rats. Pharmacol. Biochem. Behav. 2, 685-692.

 

Rodriguez-Sierra, J.F., W.R. Crowley and B.R. Komisaruk (1975) Vaginal stimulation induces sexual receptivity to males, and prolonged lordosis responsiveness in rats. J. Comp. Physiol. Psychol. 89, 79-85.

 

Crowley, W.R., R. Jacobs, J. Volpe, J.F. Rodriguez-Sierra and B.R. Komisaruk  (1976) Analgesic effect of vaginal stimulation in rats: Modulation by graded stimulus intensity and hormones. Physiol. Behav. 16, 443-448.

 

Komisaruk, B.R., V. Ciofalo and M.B. Latranyi (1976) Stimulation of the vaginal cervix is more effective than morphine in suppressing a nociceptive response in rats. In Advances in Pain  

Research and Therapy l,J.J. Bonica and D. Albe-Fessard (eds.), 439-443.

 

Crowley, W.R., J.F. Rodriguez-Sierra and B.R. Komisaruk (1976) Hypophysectomy facilitates sexual behavior in female rats. Neuroendocrinology 20, 328-338.

 

Rodriguez-Sierra, J.F., A.N. Naggar and B.R. Komisaruk (1976) Monoaminergic mediation of masculine and feminine copulatory behavior in female rats.

 

Pharmacol. Biochem. Behav. 5, 457-463.

Szechtman, H., H.I. Siegel, J.S. Rosenblatt and B.R. Komisaruk (1977) Tailpinch facilitates onset of maternal behavior in rats. Horm. Behav.

19, 807-809.

 

Numan, M., J.S. Rosenblatt and B.R. Komisaruk (1977) Medial preoptic area and onset of maternal behavior in the rat. J. Comp. Physiol. Psychol. 91, 146-164.

 

Semba, K. and B.R. Komisaruk (1978) Phase of the theta wave in relation to different limb movements in awake rats. Electroenceph. Clin. Neurophysiol. 44, 61-71.

 

Rodriguez-Sierra, J.F. and B.R. Komisaruk (1977) Effects of prostaglandin E2 and indomethacin on sexual behavior in the female rat. Horm. Behav. 9, 281- 289.

 

Rodriguez-Sierra, J.F., W.R. Crowley and B.R. Komisaruk (1977) Induction of lordosis responsiveness by vaginal stimulation in rats is independent of anterior or posterior pituitary hormone. Horm. Behav. 8, 348-355.

 

Adler, N.T., P.G. Davis and B.R. Komisaruk (1977) Variation in the size and sensitivity of a genital sensory field in relation to the estrous cycle

in rats. Horm. Behav. 9, 334-344.

 

Naggar, A.N. and B.R. Komisaruk (1977) Facilitation of tonic immobility by stimulation of the vaginal cervix in the rat. Physiol. Behav. 19, 441-444.

 

Crowley, W.R., J.F. Rodriguez-Sierra and B.R. Komisaruk (1977a) Monoaminergic mediation of the antinociceptive effect of vaginal stimulation in rats. Brain Research.

137, 67-84.

 

Crowley, W.R., J.F. Rodriguez-Sierra and B.R. Komisaruk (1977b) Analgesia induced by vaginal stimulation in rats is apparently independent of a morphine-sensitive process. Psychopharmacology 54, 223-225.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. and J. Wallman (1977) Antinociceptive effects of vaginal

stimulation in rats: neurophysiological and behavioral studies. Brain Research. 137, 85-107.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. (1977) The role of rhythmical brain activity in sensorimotor integration. In Progress in Psychobiology and Physiological Psychology Vol. 7, 55-90, Academic Press, New York.

 

Johns, M.A., H.H. Feder, B.R. Komisaruk and A.D. Mayer (1978) Urine induces reflex ovulation in anovulatory rats: a vomeronasal effect. Nature 272, 446-448.

 

Rodriguez-Sierra, J.F. and B.R. Komisaruk (1978) Lordosis induction in the rat by prostaglandin E2 systemically or intracranially in the absence

of the ovaries. Prostaglandins 15, 513-523.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. (1978) The nature of the neural substrate of female sexual behaviour in mammals and its hormonal sensitivity: review and speculations.

 

In Biological Determinants of Sexual Behaviour, J.B. Hutchison (ed.),

John Wiley & Sons, New York. Pp. 349-393.

 

Ross, E., B.R. Komisaruk and D. O'Donnell (1979) Probing the vaginal cervix is analgesic in rats: evidence using an operant paradigm. J. Comp.Physiol. Psychol. 93, 330-336.

 

Johns, M., H.H. Feder and B.R. Komisaruk (1980) Reflex ovulation in lightinduced persistent estrus (LLPE) rats: role of sensory stimuli and the

adrenals. Horm. Behav. 14, 7-19.

 

Fischette, C.T., B.R. Komisaruk, H.H. Edinger, H.H. Feder and A. Siegel (1980) Differential fornix ablations and the circadian rhythmicity of adrenal corticosteroid secretion. Brain Research. 195, 373-387.

 

Semba, K., H. Szechtman and B.R. Komisaruk (1980) Synchrony among rhythmical facial tremor, neocortical 'alpha' waves, and thalamic non-sensory neuronal bursts in intact awake rats. Brain Research. 195, 381-398.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. and K. Semba (1981) Rhythmical modulation of sensorimotor activity in phase with EEG waves. Behav. Brain Sci. 4, 483-484.

 

Komisaruk, B.R., E. Terasawa and J.F. Rodriguez-Sierra (1981) How the brain mediates ovarian responses to environmental stimuli: neuroanatomy and neurophysiology. In Neuroendocrinology and Reproduction, N.T. Adler (ed.), Plenum Publ. Co., New York. Pp. 349-376.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. (1982) The role of brain stem-spinal systems in genital

stimulation-induced inhibition of sensory and motor responses to noxious

stimulation. In Brain Stem Control of Spinal Mechanisms, B. Sjolund and

A. Bjorklund (eds.). Elsevier Biomedical Press. Pp. 493-508.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. (1982) Visceral-somatic integration in behavior, cognition, and "psychosomatic" disease. In Advances in the Study of Behavior, Vol. 12, J.S. Rosenblatt, R.A. Hinde, C. Beer and M.-C. Busnel (eds.). Academic Press, New York. Pp. 107-140.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. (1982) Neural-hormonal interactions in reproductive behavior in animals with reference to human studies. In Sexology: Sexual Biology, Behavior and Therapy, Z. Hoch and H.I. Lief (eds.). Excerpta Medic,Amsterdam. Pp. 62-66.

 

Rodriguez-Sierra, J.F. and B.R. Komisaruk (1982) Common hypothalamic sites for activation of sexual receptivity in female rats by LHRH, PGE2 and progesterone. Neuroendocrinology 35, 363-369.

 

Steinman, J.L., B.R. Komisaruk, T.L. Yaksh and G.M. Tyce (1983) Spinal cord monoamines modulate the antinociceptive effects of vaginal stimulation in rats. Pain 16, 155-166.

 

Faris, P.L., B.R. Komisaruk, L.R. Watkins and D.J. Mayer (1983) Evidence for the neuropeptide cholecystokinin as an antagonist of opiate

analgesia. Science 319, 310-312.

 

Isokawa, M. and B.R. Komisaruk (1983) Convergence of finger tremor and EEG rhythm at the alpha frequency induced by rhythmical photic stimulation. Electroenceph. clin. Neurophysiol. 55, 580-585.

 

Watkins, L.R., P.L. Faris, B.R. Komisaruk and D.J. Mayer (1984) Dorsolateral funiculus and intraspinal pathways mediate vaginal stimulation-induced suppression of nociceptive responding in rats. Brain Research. 294, 59-65.

 

Gintzler, A.R., L.C. Peters and B.R. Komisaruk (1983) Attenuation of

pregnancy-induced analgesia by hypogastric neurectomy in rats. Brain Research. 227, 186-188.

 

Rodriguez-Sierra, J.F. and B.R. Komisaruk (1983) Estrogen accelerates the recovery of the lordosis response after its exhaustion induced by cervical probing. Horm. Behav. 17, 302-307.

 

Silberman-Deihl, L.J. and B.R. Komisaruk (1985) Treating psychogenic somatic disorders through body metaphor. Amer. J. Dance Therapy 8, 37-45.

 

Mayer, A.D., P.L. Faris, B.R. Komisaruk and J.S. Rosenblatt (1985) Opiate antagonism reduces placentophagia and pup cleaning by parturient rats.Physiol. Behav. 22, 1035-1044.

 

Semba, K. and B.R. Komisaruk (1985) Neural substrates of two different

rhythmical vibrissal movements in the rat. Neuroscience 12, 761-774.

Bodnar, R.J. and B.R. Komisaruk (1984) Reduction in cervical probing analgesia by repeated prior exposure to cold-water swims. Physiol. Behav. 32, 653-655.

 

Szechtman, H., N.T. Adler and B.R. Komisaruk (1985) Mating induces pupillary dilatation in female rats: role of pelvic nerve. Physiol. Behav. 35,

295-301.

 

Faris, P.L., C.L. McLaughlin, C.A. Baile, J.W. Olney and B.R. Komisaruk (1984) Morphine analgesia potentiated but tolerance not affected by active immunization against cholecystokinin. Science 226, 1215-1217.

 

Beyer, C., L.A. Roberts and B.R. Komisaruk (1985) Hyperalgesia induced by altered glycinergic activity at the spinal cord. Life Sci. 37, 295-30l.

 

Roberts, L.A., C. Beyer and B.R. Komisaruk. (1985) Strychnine antagonizes vaginal stimulation-produced analgesia at the spinal cord. Life Sci. 36, 2017-2023.

 

Whipple, B. and B.R. Komisaruk (1985) Elevation of pain threshold by vaginal stimulation in women. Pain 21, 357-367.

 

Isokawa, M. and B.R. Komisaruk (1985) Tuning the power spectrum of

physiological finger tremor frequency with flickering light. J. Neurosci. 14, 373-380.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. and B. Whipple. (1986) Vaginal stimulation-produced analgesia in rats and women. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 467, 30-39.

Heller, S., B.R. Komisaruk, A. Gintzler and A. Stracher (1986) Leupeptin, a protease inhibitor, prolongs vaginal stimulation-produced analgesia in

rats. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 467, 419-422.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. and J.L. Steinman (1986) Genital stimulation as a trigger for neuroendocrine and behavioral control of reproduction. In Reproduction: A Behavioral and Neuroendocrine Perspective, B.R. Komisaruk, H. Siegel, M.-F. Cheng and H.H. Feder (eds.). New York Academy of Sciences, 474: 64-75.

 

Kristal, M.B., A.C. Thompson, S.B. Heller and B.R. Komisaruk (1986)

lacenta ingestion enhances analgesia produced by vaginal/cervical

stimulation in rats. Physiol. Behav. 36, 1017-1020.

 

Roberts, L.A., C. Beyer and B.R. Komisaruk (1986) Nociceptive response to altered GABAergic activity in the spinal cord. Life Sciences 39, 1667-1674.

 

Peters, L.C., M.B. Kristal and B.R. Komisaruk (1987) Sensory innervation of the external and internal genitalia of the female rat. Brain Research. 408, 199-204

 

Romero, M.-T., K.L. Kepler, M.L. Cooper, B.R. Komisaruk and R.J. Bodnar (1987) Modulation of gender-specific effects upon swim analgesia in gonadectomized rats. Physiol. Behav. 40, 39-45.

 

Beyer, C., C. Banas, P. Gomora and B.R. Komisaruk (1988) Prevention of the convulsant and hyperalgesic action of strychnine by intrathecal glycine and related amino acids. Pharmacol. Biochem. Behav. 29, 73-78.

 

Isokawa-Akesson, M. and B.R. Komisaruk (1987) Difference in projections to the lateral and medial facial nucleus: anatomically separate pathways for rhythmical vibrissa movement in rats. Exp. Brain Research, 65:385-98.

 

Catelli, J.M., Sved, A.F. And B.R. Komisaruk (1987) Vaginocervical probing elevates blood pressure and induces analgesia by separate mechanisms. Physiol. Behav.41, 609-612.

 

Komisaruk, B.R., C. Banas, S.B. Heller, B.H. Whipple, G.F. Barbato and F.Jordan (1988) Analgesia produced by vasoactive intestinal peptide

administered directly to the spinal cord in rats. In Vasoactive

Intestinal Peptide and Related Peptides, S. Said and V. Mutt (eds.).

Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 527, 650-654.

 

Barbato, G.F., F. Jordan and B.R. Komisaruk (1988) The in vitro proteolytic processing of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide by rat spinal cord homogenate. In Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide and Related Peptides, S. Said and V. Mutt (eds.). Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 527, 582-585.

Whipple, B. and B.R. Komisaruk (1988) Analgesia produced in women by genital self-stimulation. J. Sex Research 24, 130-140.

 

Sandoval, Y., B. Komisaruk and C. Beyer (1988) Possible role of inhibitory glycinergic neurons in the regulation of lordosis behavior in the rat.  Pharmacol. Biochem. Behav. 29, 303-307.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. and B. Whipple (1988) The role of vaginal stimulation produced analgesia in reproductive processes. In Pain and Reproduction,

 

A.R. Genazzani, G. Nappi, F. Facchinetti and E. Martignoni (eds.). The

 

Parthenon Publishing Group, Casterton Hall, UK. Pp. 125-140.

 

Rodriguez-Sierra, J.F., G. Skofitsch, B.R. Komisaruk and D.M. Jacobowitz (1988) Abolition of vagino-cervical stimulation-induced analgesia by capsaicin administered to neonatal, but not adult rats. Physiol. Behav. 44, 267-272.

 

Martinez-Gomez, M., B. Whipple, L. Oliva-Zarate, P. Pacheco and B.R. Komisaruk (1988) Analgesia produced by vaginal self-stimulation in women is independent of heart rate acceleration. Physiol. Behav 43, 849-850.

 

Morali, G., B.R. Komisaruk and C. Beyer (1989) Copulatory pelvic thrusting in the male rat is insensitive to the perispinal administration of

glycine and GABA antagonists. Pharm. Biochem. Behav, 32, 169-173.

 

Pacheco, P., M. Martinez-Gomez, B. Whipple, C. Beyer and B.R. Komisaruk (1989) Somato-motor components of the pelvic and pudendal nerves of the female rat. Brain Research., 490, 85-94.

 

McCarthy, M.M., C. Beyer, and B.R. Komisaruk (1989) Barbiturate-induced analgesia: permissive role of a GABA-A agonist. Pharm. Biochem. Behav., 32, 897-900.

 

Whipple, B., M. Martinez-Gomez, L. Oliva-Zarate, P. Pacheco, and B.R. Komisaruk (1989) Inverse relationship between intensity of vaginal self-stimulation-produced analgesia and level of chronic intake of a dietary source of capsaicin. Physiol. Behav., 46, 247-252.

 

Masters, D.B., F. Jordan and B.R. Komisaruk (1989) Regional in vivo

superfusion of the spinal cord and KCl-induced amino acid release.

Pharmacol. Biochem. Behav. 34, 107-112.

 

Beyer, C., C. Banas, O. Gonzalez-Flores and B.R. Komisaruk (1989) Blockage of Substance P-induced scratching behavior in rats by the intrathecal administration of inhibitory amino acid agonists. Pharm. Biochem. Behav. 34, 491-495.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. (1990) Vaginocervical afference as a trigger for analgesic, behavioral, autonomic and neuroendocrine processes. In T. Archer and S. Hansen (Eds.), Behavioral Biology: Neuroendocrine Axis. Hillsdale, NJ, Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc., Publ., pp. 123-137.

 

Whipple, B., J.B. Josimovich and B. R. Komisaruk (1990) Sensory thresholds during the antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum periods. Int'l J. Nursing Studies, 27, 213-221.

 

Steinman, J.L., P.L. Faris, P.E. Mann, J.W. Olney, B.R. Komisaruk, W.D. Willis and R.J. Bodnar (1990) Antagonism of morphine analgesia by nonopioid cold-water swim analgesia: direct evidence for collateral inhibition. Neuroscience and Biobehav. Rev., 14, 1-7.

 

Pacheco-Cano, M.T., F. Garcia-Hernandez, M. Hiriart, B.R. Komisaruk, and R. Drucker-Colin (1990) Dibutyryl cAMP stimulates analgesia in rats bearing a ventricular adrenal medulla transplant. Brain Research, 531: 290-293.

 

Drucker-Colin, R., F. Garcia-Hernandez, J.L. Mendoza-Ramirez, M.T. Pacheco- Cano, and B.R. Komisaruk (1990) Possible mechanisms of action of adrenal transplants in Parkinson's disease. Progress in Brain Research, 82,

 

McCarthy, M.M., M. Caba, B.R. Komisaruk, and C. Beyer (1990) Modulation by estrogen and progesterone of the effect of muscimol on nociception in the spinal cord. Pharmacol. Biochem. Behav., 37, 123-128.

 

McCarthy, M.M., D.B. Masters, J.M. Fiber, A.M., Lopez-Colome, C. Beyer, B.R. Komisaruk, and H.H. Feder (1991) GABAergic control of receptivity in the female rat. Neuroendocrinology, 53, 473-479

 

Cunningham, S.T., J.L. Steinman, B. Whipple, A.D. Mayer and B.R. Komisaruk (1991) Differential roles of hypogastric and pelvic nerves in analgesic and motoric effects of vaginocervical stimulation in rats. Brain Research, 559, 337-343

 

Beyer, C., M. Caba, C. Banas and B.R. Komisaruk. Vasoactive intestinal

polypeptide (VIP) potentiates the behavioral effect of Substance P intrathecal administration. (1991) Pharmacol. Biochem. Behav., 39, 695-698

 

Masters, D.B., F. Jordan and B.R. Komisaruk (1991). Neonatal capsaicin

attenuates sensory-induced analgesia and nociception. Physiol. Behav., 5, 901- 906.

 

Beyer, C., B.R. Komisaruk, A.-M. Lopez-Colome, and M. Caba (1992).

Administration of AP5, a glutamate antagonist, unmasks glycine analgesic actions in the rat. Pharm. Biochem. Behav., 41, 229-232.

 

Gintzler, A.R. and B.R. Komisaruk (1991). Analgesia produced by uterocervical mechanostimulation in the rat: role of afferent nerves and implications for analgesia of pregnancy and parturition. Brain Research, 566: 299-302.

 

Whipple, B., G. Ogden and B.R. Komisaruk (1992). Physiological correlates of imagery-induced orgasm in women. Arch. Sexual Behav., 21: 121-133.

 

Martinez-Gomez, M., R. Chirino, C. Beyer, B.R. Komisaruk, and P. Pacheco (1992).

 

Visceral and postural reflexes evoked by genital stimulation in urethane-anesthetized female rats. Brain Research, 575: 279-284.

 

Cunningham, S.T., J.S. Rosenblatt and B.R. Komisaruk (1992) Reflexive ovulation in the rat, induced by caesarian-section, is blocked by pelvic and/or hypogastric nerve transection. Neuroendocrinology, 56: 393-396.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. and B. Whipple (1992) Physiological and perceptual correlates of orgasm produced by genital or non-genital stimulation. In P. Kothari and R. Patel, (Eds.) Proc. First Int'l Conf. Orgasm, Bombay, India., VRP Publishers, pp. 69-73.

 

Whipple, B., and B.R. Komisaruk (1992) The G spot, vaginal orgasm and female ejaculation: a review of research and literature. In P. Kothari and

R. Patel, (Eds.) Proc. First Int'l Conf. Orgasm, Bombay, India., VRP

Publishers, pp. 227-237.

 

Whipple, B. and B.R. Komisaruk (1993) Current research trends-spinal cord injuries. In Reproductive Issues for Persons with Physical Disabilities" (NIH Conference Proceedings; eds.: F.P. Haseltine, S.S. Cole and D.B. Gray) Baltimore, MD., Brookes Publ Co. pp. 197-207

 

Chinapen, S., J.M. Swann, J.L. Steinman and B.R. Komisaruk (1992) Expression of c-fos protein in lumbosacral spinal cord in response to vaginocervical stimulation in rats. Neurosci. Lett. 145: 93-96.

 

Masters, D.B., F. Jordan, C. Beyer and B.R. Komisaruk (1993) Release of amino acids into regional superfusates of the spinal cord by mechanostimulation of the reproductive tract. Brain Research, 621: 279-290.

 

Whipple, B. and B.R. Komisaruk (1993). Current Research trends-spinal cord injuries. In Reproductive Issues for Persons with Physical Disabilities (NIH Conference Proceedings). Haseltine, F.P., Cole, S.S. and Gray, D.B., Eds., Baltimore, MD., Brookes Publ Co. Pp. 197-207.

 

Steinman, J.L., S.W. Hoffman, C. Banas and B.R. Komisaruk (1994). Vaginocervical stimulation attenuates hindpaw shock-induced substance P release into spinal cord superfusates in rat. Brain Research, 647, 204-208.

 

Gomora, P., Beyer, C., Gonzalez-Mariscal, G. and Komisaruk, B.R. (1994). Momentary analgesia produced by copulation in female rats. Brain Research, 656, 52-58.

 

Moody, K.M., J.L. Steinman, B.R. Komisaruk and N.T. Adler (1994). Pelvic neurectomy blocks oxytocin-facilitated sexual receptivity in rats.

Physiol. Behav., 56, 1057-1060.

 

Cueva-Rolon, R., Gomez, L.E., Komisaruk, B.R., and Munoz-Martinez, E.J. (1995). Inhibition of the withdrawal reflex by pelvic nerve electrical stimulation in the rat. Brain Research, 679, 267-273.

 

Del Cerro, M.C.R., Perez Izquierdo, M., Rosenblatt, J.S., Johnson, B.M.,

Pacheco, P. and Komisaruk, B.R. (1995) Brain 2-deoxyglucose levels related to maternal behavior-inducing stimuli in the rat. Brain Research, 696, 213-220.

 

Komisaruk, B.R., Bianca, R., Sansone, G., Gomez, L.E., Cueva-Rolon, R., Beyer, C. and Whipple, B. (1996) Brain-mediated responses to vaginocervical stimulation in spinal cord-transected rats: Role of the vagus nerves. Brain Research, 708, 128-134.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. and Whipple, B. (1995) The suppression of pain by genital stimulation in females. Annual Review of Sex Research, 6: 151-186

 

Whipple, B., Richards, E., Tepper, M., and Komisaruk, B.R. (1996) Sexual response in women with complete spinal cord injury. in D.M. Krotoski, M. Nosek and M. Turk (eds.) The health of women with physical disabilities:setting a research agenda for the 90's. pp. 69-80. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publ. Co.

 

Cueva-Rolon , R., Sansone, G., Bianca, R., Gomez, L.E., Beyer, C., Whipple , B. and Komisaruk, B.R. (1996) Vagotomy blocks responses to vaginocervical stimulation after genitospinal neurectomy in rats. Physiology and Behavior, 60: 19-24.

 

Johnson, B.M. and Komisaruk, B.R. (1996) Antinociceptive action of vaginocervical stimulation in rat spinal cord: 2-DG analysis. Physiology and Behavior, 60: 979-983.

 

Whipple, B., Gerdes, C.A. and Komisaruk, B.R. (1996) Sexual response to self stimulation in women with complete spinal cord injury. Journal of Sex Research, 33: 231-240.

 

Haghjoo, K., Cash, P.W., Farid, R.S., Jordan, F., Pochapsky, S.S., and Komisaruk, B.R. (1996). Solution structure of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide 11-28 (NH2), a fragment with analgesic

properties. Peptide Research: 19:327-333.

 

Whipple, B., Richards, E., Tepper, M., and Komisaruk, B.R. (1996) Sexual response in women with complete spinal cord injury. Sexuality and Disability: 14 (3): 191-201.

 

Whipple, B. and Komisaruk, B. R. (1997) Sexuality and women with complete spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord: 35: 136-138.

 

Komisaruk, B.R., Gerdes, C.A. and Whipple, B. (1997) “Complete” spinal cord injury does not block perceptual responses to genital self- stimulation in women. Arch. Neurol.: 54: 1513-1520.

 

Sansone, G.R., Bianca, R., Cueva-Rolon, R., Gomez, L. E., and Komisaruk, B.R. (1997) Cardiovascular responses to vaginocervical stimulation: effects of spinal cord transection in the rat. Am. J. Physiol. 273 (Regulatory Integrative Comp. Physiol. 42): R1361-R1366

 

Komisaruk, B.R. and Whipple, B. (1998) Love as sensory stimulation: Physiological effects of its deprivation and expression. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 23:927-944.

 

Richards, E., Tepper, M., Whipple, B., and Komisaruk, B.R. (1997) Women with complete spinal cord injury: a phenomenological study of sexuality and relationship experiences. Sexuality and Disability:

15: 271-283.

 

Caba, M., B.R. Komisaruk and C. Beyer. (1998) Analgesic synergism between AP5 (an NMDA receptor antagonist) and vaginocervical stimulation in the rat. Pharmacol. Biochem. Behav.: 61: 45-48

 

Whipple, B., and Komisaruk, B.R. (1998) Beyond the G spot: recent research concerning female sexuality. Med. Aspects Human Sexuality, June, pp.19-23.

 

Whipple, B., Myers, B.R.. and Komisaruk, B.R. (1998). Male multiple ejaculatory orgasms: a case study. J. Sex Education and Therapy. 23:157-162

 

Whipple, B., and Komisaruk, B.R. (1999) Beyond the G spot: recent research on female sexuality. Psychiatric Annals. 29: 34-37.

 

Komisaruk, B.R., G.R. Sansone, R. Bianca, C.A.Gerdes, R.T. O’Bannon III, B. Whipple, and M. Caba. (1998). Central and peripheral genital neural pathways in females and their functional anatomy.

In Martinez Gomez, M. and Velasco-Moctezuma, J. (Eds.), Bases Neurobiologicas y Ecologicas de la Conducta. UAT-UAM-UV-UNAM, Mexico, D.F. Pp. 405-424.

 

Komisaruk, B.R., G.R. Sansone, R. Bianca, C.A. Gerdes, R.T. O’Bannon III, B. Whipple, S. Chinapen and M. Caba. 1998. Central and peripheral genital neural pathways in females: functional anatomy. An international Internet symposium paper. Symposium title: Genital Sensation: CNS

targets and functions in females. B. R. Komisaruk, Symposium organizer. Reference:http://www.inabis98@mcmaster.ca

 

Komisaruk, B.R., J.S. Rosenblatt, M.L. Barona, S. Chinapen, J. Nissanov, R T. O'Bannon III, B.M. Johnson,and M.C.R. Del Cerro (2000). Combined c-fos and 14C-2-deoxyglucose method to differentiate site-specific excitation from disinhibition: analysis of maternal behavior in the rat. Brain Research, 859: 262-272.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. and Whipple, B. Neural mechanisms of analgesia in response to genital stimulation in females. (2000). In Sex, Gender and Pain, (R.B. Fillingim, ed.). Prog. Pain Research and Management, 17:109-134. Seattle: IASP Press.

 

Sansone, G.R. and Komisaruk, B.R. (2001) Evidence that oxytocin is an endogenous stimulator of autonomic sympathetic preganglionics: the pupillary dilatation response to vaginocervical stimulation

in the rat. Brain Research. 898: 265-271.

 

Sathe, R.S., Ladas, A.K., Godbole, S.V. and Komisaruk, B.R. (2001) Naltrexone-induced augmentation of sexual response in men. Arch. Med. Res. 32: 221-226.

 

Komisaruk, B.R., Mosier, K.M., Criminale, C., Liu, W-C., Zaborszky, L. Whipple, B. and Kalnin, A.J. (2002) Functional mapping of human cranial nerve nuclei, lower brainstem, and cervical spinal cord:an fMRI analysis. Am. J. Neuroradiol., 23:609-617.

 

Whipple, B. & Komisaruk, B.R. (2002) Brain (PET) responses to vaginal-cervical self-stimulation in women with complete spinal cord injury: preliminary findings. J Sex Marital Ther. 28:79-86.

 

Vathy, I. and Komisaruk, B.R. (2002) Differential effects of prenatal morphine exposure on analgesia produced by vaginocervical stimulation or systemic morphine administration in adult rats.

Pharm. Biochem. Behav. 72:165-170.

 

Sansone, G.R., C. A. Gerdes, J. L. Steinman, J. T. Winslow, J. E. Ottenweller, B. R. Komisaruk and T. R. Insel. (2002) Vaginocervical stimulation releases oxytocin within the spinal cord in rats.Neuroendocrinology, 75: 306-315.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. and Sansone, G. (2003) Novel pathways mediating vaginal function: The vagus nerves and spinal cord oxytocin. Scand. J. Psychology. 44: 441-450.

 

Komisaruk, B.R., Whipple, B., Crawford, A., Grimes, S., Liu, W-C., Kalnin, A., and Mosier, K. (2004)Brain activation during vaginocervical self-stimulation and orgasm in women with complete spinal

cord injury: fMRI evidence of mediation by the Vagus nerves. Brain Research, 1024: 77-88.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. and Whipple, B. (2005) Brain activity imaging during sexual response in women with spinal cord injury. In: J.S. Hyde, Ed., Biological Substrates of Human Sexuality, Am. Psychological Assoc., pp. 109-145.

 

Komisaruk, B.R. and Whipple, B. (2005) Functional MRI of the brain during orgasm in women. Ann. Rev. Sex Research, 16: 62-86

Komisaruk, B.R., and Whipple, B. (2006) Neurological Impairment of Sexuality in Men and Women.

In M. Tepper and A. Owens, (eds.), Sexual Health. Chapter 13, Vol. 2. pp. 351-390.

 

Bianca, R., and Komisaruk, B. R. (2007). Pupil dilation in response to vagal afferent electrical stimulation is mediated by inhibition of parasympathetic outflow in the rat. Brain Research, 1177: 29-

36.

 

Komisaruk, B.R., Whipple, B., & Beyer, C. (2008). OrgasmThe Psychologist (U.K.), 21(2):100-103

 

Komisaruk, B.R., Whipple, B., & Beyer, C. (2009). Sexual Pleasure. In " Pleasures of the Brain: Neural Bases of Sensory Pleasure," K.C. Berridge and M. Kringelbach, Eds., Oxford University Press.

 

Komisaruk, B.R., Frangos, E., & Whipple, B. (2011). Hysterectomy improves sexual response? Addressing a crucial omission in the literature. J Minimally Invasive Gynecology 18: 288-295.

 

Komisaruk, B.R., Wise, N., Frangos, E., & Liu, W-C, Whipple, B., and Brody, S. (2011) J Sexual

 

MedicineWomen’s clitoris, vagina and cervix mapped on the sensory cortex, using fMRI. (Early View;

Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue)

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/%28ISSN%291743-6109/earlyview.

 

 

Books

Komisaruk, B.R., Whipple, B., Nasserzadeh, S., & Beyer-Flores, C., (2009) The Orgasm Answer

 

Guide. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. 151 pages.

Komisaruk, B.R., Beyer, C., and Whipple, B. (2006) The Science of Orgasm. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. 358 pages.

 

Komisaruk, B.R., H. Siegel, M.-F. Cheng and H.H. Feder (eds.) (1986)

Reproduction: A Behavioral and Neuroendocrine Perspective. New York Academy of Sciences, New York.

 

Rosenblatt, J.S. and B.R. Komisaruk (Eds.) (1977) Reproductive Behavior and Evolution. Plenum Publishing Corp., New York.

 

 

 

 

Abstracts (conference presentations, published) (Total =115)

Komisaruk, B.R. (1965) Localization in brain of reproductive behavior responses

to progesterone in ring doves. Am. Zool. 5, 281.

Ramirez, V.D., D.I. Whitmoyer, B.R. Komisaruk and C.H. Sawyer (1966) Effects

of hormones and vaginal stimulation on EEG and hypothalamic unit activity

in the rat. Federation Proc. 25, 1191.

Komisaruk, B.R., P.G. McDonald and C.H. Sawyer (1966) Non-specific effects of

progesterone and sensory stimulation on brain activity. Am. Zool. 6, 571.

Komisaruk, B.R. and J. Olds (1967) Behavioral correlates of single-neuron

activity in freely moving rats. Am. Zool. 6, 973.

Komisaruk, B.R. (1968) Phasic synchrony of EEG theta rhythm, EEG, and

certain oscillatory EMG patterns in awake rats. Proc. Int'l. Union

Physiol. Sci. 7, 244.

Komisaruk, B.R. and C. Beyer (1971) Responses of diencephalic neurons to

olfactory bulb stimulation, odor, and arousal. Soc. Neurosci., p. 149.

Komisaruk, B.R., K. Larsson and R. Cooper (1972) Intense lordosis in the

absence of ovarian hormones after septal ablation in rats. Soc.

Neurosci., p. 230.

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Komisaruk, B.R. and J. Wallman (1973) Blockage of pain responses in thalamic

neurons by mechanical stimulation of the vagina in rats. Proc. Soc.

Neurosci., 3rd Ann. Mtg., p. 315.

Adler, N.T., B.R. Komisaruk and P. Davis (1974) Sensory field of the pudendal

nerve in female rats: changes in the estrous cycle. Soc. Neurosci., 4th

Ann. Mtg., p. 113.

Johns, M.A. and B.R. Komisaruk (1975) The role of sensory stimuli and the

adrenals in mediating ovulation and receptivity in persistent-estrus

rats. Eastern Conference on Reproductive Behavior.

Rodriguez-Sierra, J.F., A. Naggar and B.R. Komisaruk (1975) The role of

monoamines in masculine copulatory behavior of female rats. Eastern

Conference on Reproductive Behavior.

Rodriguez-Sierra, J.F., W.R. Crowley and B.R. Komisaruk (1975) Hypophysectomy

facilitates lordosis responding in female rats. Soc. Neurosci., 5th Ann. Mtg., p. 435.

Komisaruk, B.R. (1975) Viscero-somatic interactions in sensorimotor

processes. Proc. XIVth Int'l. Ethological Conference, Parma, Italy.

Semba, K. and B.R. Komisaruk (1976) Lever pressing occurs in phase with

hippocampal theta rhythm in rats. Soc. Neurosci., Proc. 6th Ann. Mtg.

Crowley, W.R., J.F. Rodriguez-Sierra and B.R. Komisaruk (1976) Analgesic

effect of vaginal stimulation in rats: modulation by catecholamines

and steroids. Fed. Proc. 35, 668.

Ross, E.L., B.R. Komisaruk and D. O'Donnell (1977) A behavioral analysis of

the analgesic effects of cervical probing (vaginal stimulation) in the

rat. Eastern Psychological Association 48th Ann. Mtg., Boston, p. 52.

Fischette, C., B.R. Komisaruk, H. Edinger, H. Feder and A. Siegel (1977) The

effect of differential fornix ablations on the circadian rhythmicity of

adrenal corticosteroids. Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 3, 343.

Naggar, A. and B.R. Komisaruk (1977) Facilitation of tonic immobility by

stimulation of the vaginal cervix in the rat. Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 3, 92.

Semba, K., H. Szechtman and B.R. Komisaruk (1977) Naturally-occurring facial

'tremor' synchronized with rhythmical thalamic neuronal activity in rats.

Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 3, 278.

Szechtman, H., B.R. Komisaruk and N.T. Adler (1977) An autonomic change during copulation in

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female rats: pupillary dilation. Eastern Conference on Reproductive Behavior, University of

Connecticut.

Ross, E.L., B.R. Komisaruk and D. O'Donnell (1978) Analgesic effect of probing

the vaginal cervix in rats: evidence using an operant paradigm. Proc.

Int'l. Assoc. Study of Pain, 2nd World Congress on Pain, Montreal.

Steinman, J.L. and B.R. Komisaruk (1979) Estrogen induces female rats to

seek genital stimulation. Eastern Conference on Reproductive Behavior,

Tulane University.

Steinman, J.L., B.R. Komisaruk, G.M. Tyce and T.L. Yaksh (1980) Vaginal

stimulation produced analgesia is mediated by spinal norepinephrine

and serotonin in rats. Neurosci. Soc. Abst. 6, 454.

Steinman, J.L. and B.R. Komisaruk (1981) Spinal serotonin mediates a supraspinal

component of analgesia produced by vaginal stimulation in rats.

Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 7, 583.

Faris, P.L., B.R. Komisaruk, L.R. Watkins and D.J. Mayer (1982)

Cholecystokinin (CCK-8) specifically antagonizes opiate-mediated

analgesias. Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 8, 26.

Steinman, J.L., L.A. Roberts and B.R. Komisaruk (1982) Evidence that

endogenous opiates contribute to the mediation of vaginal stimulation-produced

anti-nociception in rats. Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 8, 47.

Isokawa, M. and B.R. Komisaruk (1982) Convergence of alpha rhythm and finger

tremor frequencies induced by rhythmical photic stimulation. Soc.Neurosci. Abst. 8, 52.

Watkins, L.R., P.L. Faris, D.J. Mayer and B.R. Komisaruk (1982) Anatomical

evidence that supraspinal efferents to the spinal cord mediate vaginal

stimulation-induced antinociception in rats. Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 8, 133.

Isokawa, M. and B.R. Komisaruk (1983) Afferent projections to the facial

nucleus in the rat as mapped by retrograde transport of horseradish

peroxidase. Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 9, part 1, 363.

Beyer, C., L. Roberts and B.R. Komisaruk (1983) Evidence of glycinergic

mediation of vaginal stimulation-produced analgesia in rats. Soc.Neurosci. Abst. 9, 1062.

Steinman, J.L, L.A. Roberts and B.R. Komisaruk (1982) Evidence that endogenous

opiates contribute to the mediation of vaginal stimulation-produced anti-nociception in rats.

Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 8, 265.

Komisaruk, B.R. and B. Whipple (1984) Evidence that vaginal self-stimulation

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in women suppresses experimentally-induced finger pain. Soc. Neurosci.

Abst. 10, 675.

Heller, S.B., A.R. Gintzler, A. Stracher and B.R. Komisaruk (1985) Vaginal

stimulation-produced analgesia is prolonged by leupeptin, a protease

inhibitor. Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 11, 124.

Whipple, B. and B.R. Komisaruk (1985) Regional specificity of vaginal

stimulation sites producing analgesia in women. Soc. Neurosci. Abst.

11, 123.

Whipple, B. and B.R. Komisaruk (1985) Characterization of the analgesia

produced by vaginal stimulation in rats and women. American Pain

Society, 5th General Meeting, p. 44.

Whipple, B. and B.R. Komisaruk (1986) Genital stimulation-produced analgesia

in women: specificity of site. Conference on Reproductive Behavior, Montreal

Martinez-Gomez, M., P. Pacheco, B. Whipple, C. Beyer and B.R. Komisaruk

(1986) Estudio anatomio-fisiologico del nervio pelvico de la rata. XXIX

Congreso Nacional de Ciencias Fisiologicas. Guanajuato, Gto.

Pacheco, P., M. Martinez-Gomez, C. Beyer, B. Whipple and B.R. Komisaruk

(1986) Evidence that the pelvic nerve contains a somatomotor branch to

the coccygeus (pelvic floor) muscles of the rat. Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 12, 679.

Martinez-Gomez, M., P. Pacheco and B.R. Komisaruk (1986) The rat sural nerve

has no efferent somatomotor component. Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 12, p. 336.

Komisaruk, B.R., C. Banas, S.B. Heller, B.H. Whipple, G.F. Barbato and

F. Jordan (1987) Analgesia produced by vasoactive intestinal peptide

administered directly to the spinal cord in rats. New York Academy of

Sciences, Conf. Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide and Related Peptides. Abst. 20.

Whipple, B. and B.R. Komisaruk (1987) Specificity of stimulation sites of

vaginal stimulation-produced analgesia in women. Am. Assoc. Sex

Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT), XX Ann. Mtg.

Martinez-Gomez, M., G. Morali, R. Chirino, B.R. Komisaruk and P. Pacheco

(1987) Copulatory behavior in male rats after bilateral pudendal trunk

sectioning. XIX Conference on Reproductive Behavior, Tlaxcala, Mexico, p. 60.

Barbato, G.F., F. Jordan and B.R. Komisaruk (1987) The in vitro proteolytic

processing of VIP by spinal cord homogenate. New York Academy of

Sciences; Conf. Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide and Related Peptides Abst. 2.

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Whipple, B. and B.R. Komisaruk (1987) Vaginal stimulation-produced analgesia

in women: specificity of stimulation site. Society for the Scientific

Study of Sex. Abst., p. 30.

Komisaruk, B.R. (1987) Analgesia produced by vaginal stimulation in

laboratory animals. Gynecological Endocrinology 1, 29.

Johnson, B.M., C. Pott, A. Siegel, N.T. Adler and B.R. Komisaruk (1987)

Spinal antinociceptive action of vaginocervical stimulation; 2-DG

autoradiographic evidence. Proc. NIH Centennial MBRS-MARC Symp., p. 93.

Toniolo, M.V., B.H. Whipple and B.R. Komisaruk (1987) Spontaneous maternal

analgesia during birth in rats. Proc. NIH Centennial MBRS-MARC Symp., p. 100.

Komisaruk, B.R. (1987) Identification of pain inhibiting neurotransmitters.

Abst. First Joint Conference on Mechanisms of Modulation of Neuronal

Activity of CINVESTAV-Rutgers University, Mexico City.

Jordan, F., G. Barbato and B. Komisaruk (1987) The in vitro proteolytic

processing of neuropeptides: an approach to rational drug design.

Abst. First Joint Conference on Mechanisms of Modulation of Neuronal

Activity of CINVESTAV-Rutgers University, Mexico City.

Komisaruk, B.R., C. Banas, S.B. Heller, B.H. Whipple, G.F. Barbato and

F. Jordan (1987) Evidence that vasoactive intestinal peptide

administered directly to the spinal cord produces analgesia in rats.

Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 13, 1311.

Catelli, J.M., A.F. Sved and B.R. Komisaruk (1987) Vaginocervical probing

elevates blood pressure and induces analgesia by separate mechanisms.

Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 13, 273.

Romero, M.-T., M.L. Cooper, B.R. Komisaruk and R.J. Bodnar (1987) Gonadal

steroids modulate swim analgesia in intact and gonadectomized rats. Soc.

Neurosci. Abst. 13, 1018.

Johnson, B.M., C. Pott, A. Siegel, N.T. Adler and B.R. Komisaruk (1988)

Vaginocervical stimulation suppresses noxious sensory input at the spinal

cord; 2-DG autoradiographic evidence. Soc. Neurosci. Abst., 14, 709.

Steinman, J.L., DB. Masters and B.R. Komisaruk (1988) Measurement of

monoamines and metabolites in dorsal horn with multiple dialysis fibers in

urethane-anesthetized rats. Soc. Neurosci. Abst., 14, 698.

Masters, D.B., C. Beyer, F. Jordan, J.L. Steinman and B.R. Komisaruk (1988)

Evidence that vaginocervical stimulation releases amino acids into

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superfusates of the spinal cord. Soc. Neurosci. Abst., 14, 349.

Martinez-Gomez, M., J. Manzo-Denes, C. Beyer, B.R. Komisaruk and P. Pacheco

(1988) Paricipation of the rat's pelvic, pudendal and genitofemoral

nerves in some perineal muscular reflexes. Soc. Neurosci. Abst., 14, 726.

Beyer, C., M. Caba, M. McCarthy, G. Gonzalez-Mariscal and B.R. Komisaruk

(1988) Modulacion de la accion analgesica de agonistas GABA-A por

progesterona. XXXI Congreso Nacional de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Univ.

Autonoma de Queretero, Mexico, C156.

Morali, G., B.R. Komisaruk and C. Beyer (1988) La administracion periespinal

de antagonistas de glicina y de GABA afecta la conducta pero no los

movimientos pelvicos copulatorios de la rata. XXXI Congreso Nacional

de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Univ. Autonoma de Queretaro, Mexico, M33.

Pacheco, P., M. Martinez-Gomez and B.R. Komisaruk (1988) Participacion de los

nervios pelvico, pudendo y genitofemoral en algunos reflejos musculares del

piso pelvico de la rata hembra. XXXI Congreso Nacional de Ciencias

Fisiologicas, Univ. Autonoma de Queretaro, Mexico, M31.

Steinman, J.L., C. Banas, S.W. Hoffman and B.R. Komisaruk (1989)

Vaginocervical stimulation (VS) reduces substance P release into spinal

cord superfusates in rats. Soc. Neurosci. Abst., 15, 216.

Masters, D.B., Beyer, C., F. Jordan, J.L. Steinman and B. R. Komisaruk (1989)

Vaginocervical stimulation-produced analgesia and correlated spinal cord

amino acid release are disrupted by neonatal capsaicin treatment. Soc.

Neurosci. Abst., 15, 848.

Cunningham, S. T., J.L. Steinman and B. R. Komisaruk (1989) Hypogastric and

pelvic neurectomy contribute differentially to vaginocervical stimulationproduced

analgesia in rats. Soc. Neurosci. Abst., 15, 848.

McCarthy, M.M., M. Caba, C. Beyer and B.R. Komisaruk (1989) Steroid

modulation of GABA-induced analgesia. Soc. Neurosci. Abst., 15, 759.

Manzo-Denes, J., R.A. Lucio, M. Martinez-Gomez, B.R. Komisaruk and P. Pacheco

(1989) Relationships of the pelvic nerve branches with copulatory

phenomena. Soc. Neurosci. Abst., 15, 105.

Martinez-Gomez, M., R. Chirino-Vargas, C. Beyer, B.R. Komisaruk and P.

Pacheco (1989) Spinal cord activity in anesthetized females during

vaginal-cervix stimulation. Soc. Neurosci. Abst., 15, 105.

Cunningham, S.T., S. Chinapen, J.L. Steinman and B.R. Komisaruk (1989)

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Hypogastric and pelvic neurectomy contribute differentially to

vaginocervical stimulation-produced analgesia in rats. Proc. 17th

NIH-MBRS Symposium, Houston, Texas, IV-1.

Komisaruk, B.R., A.R. Gintzler, C. Banas and M.S. Blank (1989) Vaginocervical

stimulation releases vasoactive intestinal peptide-like immunoreactivity

(VIP) into spinal cord superfusates in rats. Soc. Neurosci. Abst.,

15, 216.

Komisaruk, B.R., C. Banas, S. Heller, B. Whipple, G.F. Barbato and F. Jordan

(1989) Analgesia produced by VIP in rats. Regulatory Peptides, 26, 165.

Steinman, J.L., S. Chinapen, and B.R. Komisaruk (1990) Age-related

decrements in the analgesic effect of vaginocervical stimulation (VS) in

rats Proc. 18th NIH-MBRS-MARC Symposium, Nashville, TN

Cunningham, S.T., J.S. Rosenblatt and B.R. Komisaruk (1990) Evidence that

Caesarian-section-induced ovulation in the rat is mediated by the pelvic

and hypogastric nerves. Soc. Neurosci. Abst., 16, 396

Pacheco-Cano, M.T., M. Hiriart, B.R. Komisaruk, and R. Drucker-Colin (1990)

Analgesia induced by ICV injection of dibutyryl cAMP in rats bearing an

adrenal medulla graft in the lateral ventricle. Intl. Soc. Develop.

Komisaruk, B.R., C. Banas, A. Mehta, P. Cash, B. Whipple and F. Jordan (1990)

Analgesic effect of synthetic fragments of vasoactive intestinal peptide

in the rat. Soc. Neurosci. Abst., 16, 565

Steinman J.L., S. Chinapen, K. Repola and B.R. Komisaruk (1990) Aging related

decrements in the analgesic effect of vaginocervical stimulation (VS) in rats.

Soc. Neurosci. Abst., 16, 101.

Steinman, J., L. Rosario, D. Askin, J. Rigaud, P. Cash, F. Jordan, and B.

Komisaruk (1991) Analgesia produced by a synthetic peptide containing the

amino acid sequence 11-22 of vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP). Soc.

Neurosci. Abst., 17, 1370

Moody, K.M., J.L. Steinman, B.R. Komisaruk and N.T. Adler (1991) Oxytocininduced

facilitation of lordosis is mediated by the pelvic nerve. Soc.

Neurosci. Abst., 17, 1416.

Chinapen, S., J.L. Steinman, A. Pierprzny, and B.R. Komisaruk. (1991) Decrease

in the magnitude of vaginocervical stimulation-produced analgesia in aging

rats. Soc. Neurosci. Abst., 17, 438.

Komisaruk, B.R. and Gintzler, A.R. (1991) Analgesia produced by uterocervical

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mechanostimulation in the rat: role of afferent nerves and implications for

analgesia of pregnancy and parturition. Soc. Neurosci. Abst., 17, 439

Steinman, J.L., J.T. Winslow, G. Sansone, C. Gerdes, B.R. Komisaruk and T.R.

Insel (1992) Release of oxytocin into spinal cord superfusates in

response to vaginocervical stimulation in rats. Soc. Neurosci. Abst., 18,493.

Chinapen, S., J.M. Swann, J. L Steinman, and B.R. Komisaruk (1992) Expression

of c-fos protein in lumbosacral spinal cord in response to vaginocervical stimulation

(VS) in rats. Abst. Soc. Neurosci., 18, 494.

Sipski, M.L., B. Komisaruk, B. Whipple, and C.J. Alexander (1993) Physiologic

responses associated with orgasm in the spinal cord injured female.

Arch. Phys. Med. Rehabil., 74:1270.

Steinman, J.L. B.R. Komisaruk, C. Pert and M. Ruff (1993) Monoparesis induced

by GP-120 administered intrathecally in rats. IXth Int'l Conf AIDS; Berlin

Whipple, B. and B.R. Komisaruk (1993) Neural pathways mediating responses to

vaginal/cervical stimulation. Int'l Academy for Sex Research, Asilomar

Del Cerro, M.C.R., Perez-Izquierdo, M., Rosenblatt, J.S., Johnson, B.M.,

Pacheco, P. and Komisaruk, B.R. (1993). Activation/inhibition of brain

regions involved in maternal behavior in rats: a 2-DG autoradiographic

study. Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 19: 587.

Chinapen, S., Swann, J.M., Burstein, R. and Komisaruk, B.R. (1993).

Vaginocervical stimulation induces c-fos expression in lumbosacral spinal

cord neurons that project to the diencephalon - a double-labeling study.

Soc. Neurosci. Abst., 19: 1564.

Steinman, J.L., B.R. Komisaruk, L. Gomez, R. Cueva-Rolon, C. Pert and M. Ruff

(1993) GP-120 administered intrathecally induces monoparesis in rats.

Soc. Neurosci. Abst., 19: 1673.

Cueva-Rolon, R., Komisaruk, B.R. and Munoz-Martinez, E.J. (1993). Inhibition

of the withdrawal reflex by pelvic nerve electrical stimulation. Soc.

Neurosci. Abst., 19: 514.

Komisaruk, B.R. and B. Whipple (1994). Complete spinal cord injury does not

block perceptual responses to vaginal or cervical self-stimulation in

women. Soc. Neurosci. Abst., 20, 961.

Cueva-Rolon, R., G. Sansone, R. Bianca, L.E. Gomez, C. Beyer, B. Whipple, E.J.

Munoz-Martinez and B.R. Komisaruk (1994). Evidence that the vagus nerve

mediates some effects of vaginocervical stimulation after genital

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deafferentation in the rat. Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 20, 961.

Bianca, R., G. Sansone, R. Cueva-Rolon, L. Gomez, M. Ganduglio-Pirovano, C.

Beyer, B. Whipple and B.R. Komisaruk 1994 Evidence that the vagus nerve

mediates a response to vaginocervical stimulation after spinal cord

transection in the rat. Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 20, 961.

Sansone, G., R. Bianca, R. Cueva-Rolon, L. Gomez, C. Beyer, B. Whipple and

B.R. Komisaruk (1994). A model of autonomic dysreflexia in the rat. Soc.

Neurosci. Abst. 20, 1370.

Gerdes, C.A., G. Sansone, J.T. Winslow, J.E. Ottenweller, B. R. Komisaruk and

T.R. Insel (1994). Vaginocervical stimulated release of oxytocin into

spinal cord superfusates after hypophysectomy. Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 20, 95.

Chinapen, S., J. Nissanov, and B.R. Komisaruk (1994). Densitometric analysis

of the immunocytochemical labeling of fos in the nucleus of the solitary

tract induced by vaginocervical stimulation. Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 20, 702.

Komisaruk, B.R. and F. Jordan (1995). Patent # 5,426,099. "Process for

inducing analgesia, peptides and therapeutic compositions," U.S. Patent Office.

Komisaruk, B.R., Cueva-Rolon, R., Gomez, L, Ganduglia-Pirovano, M., Sansone,

B. and Bianca, R. (1995). Vagal afferent electrical stimulation produces pupil

dilatation in the rat. Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 21, 1156.

Cunningham, S.T. and Komisaruk, B.R. (1995). Evidence that blockade of dopamine

receptors potentiates vaginocervical stimulation-produced analgesia in rats. Soc. Neurosci. Abst.

21, 1416.

Sansone, G., Kruck, E.V., Ganduglia-Pirovano, M., and Komisaruk, B. R. (1995).

Spinal cord oxytocin mediates the pupil dilatation response to vaginocervical stimulation

in the rat. Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 21, 2052.

Komisaruk, B., Whipple, B., Gerdes, C.A., Sansone, G., Bianca, R., Cueva-Rolon,

R., Harkness, B., and Keyes, J.W. (1996). Further evidence that the vagus

nerve conveys genital sensory activity directly to the brain, bypassing the

spinal cord. Proc. Int’l. Behav. Neuroscience Soc., June, 1996

Conde, D. and Komisaruk, B.R. (1996). Effects of VIP 11-28 and naloxone on analgesia in rats.

Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 22, 1367.

Komisaruk, BR, Whipple, B, Gerdes, C., Harkness, B, and Keyes, J W, Jr. (1997).

Brainstem responses to cervical self-stimulation: preliminary PET-scan analysis.

Proc. Int’l Behav. Neurosci. Soc., April, 1997.

Barry R. Komisaruk CV

Komisaruk, BR and Whipple, B. (1997) Perceptual responses to vaginal or cervical

self-stimulation in women with complete spinal cord injury. Proceedings, 13th World Congress of

Sexology, Valencia, Spain, June, 1997.

Cunningham, ST, Vathy, I., and Komisaruk, BR. (1996) Effects of prenatal morphine

exposure on analgesia produced by vaginocervical stimulation in rats. Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 22,

Komisaruk, BR , Whipple, B., Gerdes, C., Harkness, B., and Keyes, JW, Jr (1997).

Brainstem response to cervical self-stimulation: preliminary PET-scan analysis.

Soc. Neurosci. Abst., 23: 1001.

Chinapen, S., Barona, M.L., O’Bannon R.T. III, Rosenblatt, J.S., Nissanov,J., Komisaruk, B.R., Del

Cerro, M.C. (1998). Combined c-fos / 14c-2-dg analysis of maternal behavior in rat. Soc. Neurosci.

Abst. 24: 951

Komisaruk, B.R., Mosier, K.M., Criminale, C., Liu,W-C., Zaborszky, L. Whipple, B., Nissanov J. and

Kalnin, A.J. (1998). Functional mapping of human lower brainstem cranial nerve nuclei using fMRI.

NeuroImage, 7: S571.

Komisaruk, B.R., Mosier, K.M., Criminale, C., Liu, W-C., Zaborszky, L. Whipple, B., Nissanov J. and

Kalnin, A.J. (1998). Functional mapping of human lower brainstem cranial nerve nuclei: an fMRI

analysis. Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 24: 1150.

Mosier KM, Komisaruk BR, Criminale CC, Liu WC, Kalnin AJ. (1998). Cortical

representation of oropharyngeal and orofacial movement. J. Dent. Res (Suppl.).

76:114.

Mosier K, Komisaruk B, Kalnin AJ, Liu WC. (1998). Functional MRI of oropharyngeal

function: implications for the diagnosis of neurogenic dysphagia. Proceedings of the RSNA.

Radiology (Suppl.) 209: 276

Mosier KM, Kalnin AJ, Komisaruk BR, Behin B, Liu WC, Criminale C. (1999).

Spatial-temporal properties of peripheral movement during cortical activation

in fMRI: a study of tongue movement. Proceedings of the RSNA. Radiology (Suppl.) 213: 140.

Komisaruk, B.R., K.M. Mosier, C. Criminale, W-C. Liu, L. Zaborszky,

B. Whipple, J. Nissanov, and A.J. Kalnin (1999). Functional MRI of human pons,

medulla and cervical spinal cord. Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 25: 118.

Komisaruk, B.R., K.M. Mosier, C. Criminale, W-C. Liu, L. Zaborszky, B. Whipple,

and A.J. Kalnin (2000). Localization of human lower brainstem and spinal cord nuclei using fMRI.

Soc. Neurosci. Abst. 26: 694

Kalnin, A.J., B.R. Komisaruk, K.M. Mosier, C. Criminale, W-C.Liu, and A. Gray (2000)

Functional MRI of cranial nerve nuclei. Proc. 38th Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Neuroradiol. p.154.

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Vega, J. and Komisaruk, B.R. (2000). Intrathecal oxytocin induces pupil dilatation via endogenous

opiates. Endocrine Soc. Abst., Proc. 82nd Annual Meeting, p.282.

Vega, J. and Komisaruk, B.R. (2001). Evidence of an opiate mediation of oxytocin action on

sympathetic autonomic activity in spinal cord. Soc. Neurosci. Abst.,

Komisaruk, B.R., Whipple, B., Crawford, A., Grimes, S., Kalnin, A.J., Mosier, K, Liu, W.-C.,

Harkness, B. (2002) Brain activity ( fMRI AND PET ) during orgasm in women, in response to

vaginocervical self-stimulation. Program No. 841.17 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner.

Washington, DC: Soc Neurosci. CD-ROM.

Komisaruk, B.R., Whipple, B., Crawford, A., Grimes, S., Kalnin, A.J., Mosier, K, Liu, W.-C.

(2003) fMRI evidence that the vagus nerve conveys vaginocervical sensory activity in women.

Soc. Neurosci. Abst. Program No. 379.17 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner CD-ROM.

Komisaruk, B.R., Whipple, B., Crawford, A., Grimes, S., Kalnin, A.J., Mosier, K, Liu, W.-C. (2003)

fMRI evidence that the vagus nerves convey vaginocervical afference in women. NIH Conference

Organ Innervation: Development, Disease and Repair, April 15-16.

Komisaruk, B.R. (2006). Mechanisms of orgasm in humans. Presidential Symposium on Orgasm.

American Association of Anthropologists Annual Conference, San Francisco, November 18.

Komisaruk, B.R. and Whipple, B. (2007). Where in the brain is women’s sexual response?

Plenary lecture, International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH),

Orlando, FL, February 23.

Komisaruk, B.R. and Whipple, B. (2007). Brain activity during orgasm in women. Plenary lecture.

World Association for Sexual Health Congress. Sydney, Australia. April 16.

Komisaruk, B.R. and Whipple, B. (2007). Regional Brain Activation at Orgasm. International Academy

of Sex Research (IASR), Symposium on “Brain imaging of gender differences in sexual response"

Vancouver, B.C., August, 2007

Komisaruk, B.R., Wise, N., Frangos, E., & Liu, W. (2009). Women’s clitoris, vagina and cervix mapped

on the sensory cortex, using fMRI. Society for Neuroscience, 562.18.

Wise, N.J., Frangos, E., & Komisaruk, B.R. (2010). Tactile imagery somatotopically activates genital

sensory homunculus: fMRI evidence. Society for Neuroscience, 800.6.

Komisaruk, B.R., Wise, N., Frangos, E, & Allen, K. (2010). An fMRI time-course analysis of brain

regions activated during self-stimulation to orgasm in women. Society for Neuroscience, 285.6.

Komisaruk, B.R. (2011) Sequential activation of brain regions related to orgasm in women, using fMRI.

World Association for Sexual Health. Glasgow, Scotland 6/11.

 





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