Patrick Ronan

Patrick Ronan

Associate Professor

Psychiatry

Phone: (605) 322-5735

Email: Patrick.Ronan@usd.edu

Education:

  • Ph D, Biology/Neuroscience, University of South Dakota , 2000
  • MA, Biology/Neuroscience, University of South Dakota, 1995
  • Other, Biology/Sciences, University of Minnesota, 1992
  • BA, Psychology/Animal Behavior, Earlham College, 1988

Publications:

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  • Robertson, James M., Achua, Justin K., Smith, Justin P., Prince, Melissa A., Staton, Clarissa D., Ronan, Patrick, Summers, Tangi R., and Summers, Cliff H.. Anxious behavior induces elevated hippocampal Cb2 receptor gene expression, 273-284. Vol. 352. Neuroscience, 2017. (DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2017.03.061)
  • Smith, Justin P., Prince, Melissa A., Achua, Justin K., Robertson, James M., Anderson, Raymond T., Ronan, Patrick, and Summers, Cliff H.. Intensity of Anxiety is modified via complex integrative stress circuitries, 351-361. Vol. 63. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2016.
  • Smith, Justin P., Achua, Justin K., Summers, Tangi R., Ronan, Patrick, and Summers, Cliff H.. Neuropeptide S and BDNF gene expression in the amygdala are influenced by decision making under stress. In Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, Special edition: Decision-making under stress: the importance of cortico-limbic circuits, 1-13. Vol. 8, Iss. Article 121. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 2014. (DOI: 10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00121)
  • Arendt, David H., Hassell, James, Li, Hao, Achua, Justin K., Guarnieri, Douglas J., DiLeone, Ralph J., Ronan, Patrick, and Summers, Cliff. Anxiolytic function of the orexin 2/hypocretin A receptor in the basolateral amygdala, 17—26. Vol. 40. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2014. (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2013.10.010)
  • Arendt, David H., Ronan, Patrick, Oliver, Kevin D., Callahan, Leah B., Summers, Tangi R., and Summers, Cliff. Depressive behavior and activation of the orexin/hypocretin system, 86-94. Vol. 127. Behavioral Neuroscience, 2013. (DOI: 10.1037/a0031442)
  • Ronan, Patrick, Gaikowski, Mark P., Hamilton, Stephan J., Buhl, Kevin J., and Summers, Cliff. Ammonia causes decreased brain monoamines in fathead minnows (Pimephales promelas), 184-191. Vol. 1147. Brain Research, 2007.

Presentations:

  • Prince, Melissa A., Achua, Justin K., Smith, Justin P., Robertson, James M., Ronan, Patrick, Summers, Tangi R., Summers, Cliff H.. Decision-making during social interaction in mice is not driven by aggression, but is related to ventral dentate gyrus expression of orexin receptors. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience 45th annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. (October 2015)
  • Robertson, James M., Achua, Justin K., Smith, Justin P., Prince, Melissa A., Summers, Tangi R., Ronan, Patrick, Summers, Cliff H.. Endocannabinoid receptor CB2 gene expression in hippocampus reflects modulation of anxious behavior. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience 45th annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. (October 2015)
  • Robertson, James M., Smith, Justin P., Achua, Justin K., Prince, Melissa A., Summers, Tangi R., Ronan, Patrick J., Summers, Cliff H.. Decision-making across a gradient of anxiety differentially influences central amygdala NPS and BDNF gene expression. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience 44th annual Meeting, Washington, DC. (November 17, 2014)
  • Prince, Melissa A., Smith, Justin P., Robertson, James M., Achua, Justin K., Anderson, Raymond T., Donohoe, Connor, Summers, Tangi R., Ronan, Patrick J., Summers, Cliff H.. Winning repeated aggression stimulates protracted AVP and NPS gene expression as well as anxious behavior. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience 44th annual Meeting, Washington, DC. (November 17, 2014)
  • Achua, Justin K., Callahan, L B., Brudvig, John J., Summers, Cliff H., Ronan, Patrick J.. Cross-talk between orexin/hypocretin and corticotropin releasing factor systems: a combined retrograde tracer immunohistochemical study. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience 44th annual Meeting, Washington, DC. (November 15, 2014)
  • Arendt, David H., Hassell, James, Li, Hao, Achua, Justin K., Guarnieri, Douglas J., DiLeone, Ralph J., Ronan, Patrick, Summers, Cliff. An anxiolytic role for the orexin 2/hypocretin A receptor in the basolateral amygdala. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience 43nd annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. (November 13, 2013)
  • Smith, Justin P., Achua, Justin K., Callahan, Leah B., Ronan, Patrick, Summers, Tangi R., Summers, Cliff. Patterns of neural and behavioral change during subsequent novel aggression. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience 43nd annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. (November 13, 2013)
  • Arendt, David H., Oliver, Kevin D., Goetz, Renita A., Callahan, Leah B., Summers, Tangi R., Ronan, Patrick, Summers, Cliff. Mapping orexin/hypocretin signaling in depression. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience 42nd annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. (October 17, 2012)
  • Smith, Justin P., Ronan, Patrick, Summers, Tangi R., Summers, Cliff. Amygdalar gene expression following stressful social decision making. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience 42nd annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. (October 16, 2012)
  • Arendt, David H., Kalkman, K L., Callahan, Leah B., Summers, Cliff, Ronan, Patrick. Evidence for cross-talk between corticotropin releasing factor and orexin/hypocretin systems. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience 42nd annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. (October 16, 2012)
  • Arendt, David H., Smith, Justin P., Rasmussen, Torrie L., Callahan, Leah B., Tschetter, Kristi E., Oliver, Kevin, Summers, Tangi R., Ronan, Patrick, Summers, Cliff. Forced swim test affects orexinergic activity in the lateral hypothalamus. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience 41st annual Meeting, Washington, DC. (November 13, 2011)