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Patrick Ronan

Patrick Ronan

Associate Professor

Psychiatry

Phone: (605) 322-5735

Email: Patrick.Ronan@usd.edu

Education:

  • VA Advanced Research Fellowship, TBI Translational Research, Denver VA Medical Center, 2018
  • Postdoctoral Fellowships, Molecular/Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas / VA North Texas HealthCare System, 2003
  • 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:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Ronan, Patrick, Flynn, Sarah A., and Beresford, T. P.. Calcineurin signaling as a target for the treatment of alcohol abuse and neuroinflammatory disorders, 125-142. Vol. 167. Prog Mol Biol Transl Sci, 2019. (DOI: 10.1016/bs.pmbts.2019.06.008)
  • Ronan, Patrick, Strait, S. A., Palmer, G. M., and Beresford, T. P.. Central Administration of Cyclosporine A Decreases Ethanol Drinking, 193-199. Vol. 53, Iss. 2. Alcohol Alcohol, 2018. (DOI: 10.1093/alcalc/agx102)
  • 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)
  • Robertson, J. M., Achua, J. K., Smith, J. P., Prince, M. A., Staton, C. D., Ronan, Patrick, Summers, T. R., and Summers, Cliff. Anxious behavior induces elevated hippocampal Cb2 receptor gene expression, 273-284. Vol. 352. Neuroscience, 2017. (DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2017.03.061)
  • Beresford, T., Buchanan, J., Thumm, E. B., Emrick, C., Weitzenkamp, D., and Ronan, Patrick. Late Reduction of Cocaine Cravings in a Randomized, Double-Blind Trial of Aripiprazole vs Perphenazine in Schizophrenia and Comorbid Cocaine Dependence, 657-663. Vol. 37, Iss. 6. J Clin Psychopharmacol, 2017. (DOI: 10.1097/JCP.0000000000000789)
  • 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, J. P., Prince, M. A., Achua, J. K., Robertson, J. M., Anderson, Rachael, Ronan, Patrick, and Summers, Cliff. Intensity of anxiety is modified via complex integrative stress circuitries, 351-61. Vol. 63. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2016. (DOI: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2015.10.016)
  • Ronan, Patrick, Wongngamnit, N., and Beresford, T. P.. Molecular Mechanisms of Cannabis Signaling in the Brain, 123-47. Vol. 137. Prog Mol Biol Transl Sci, 2016. (DOI: 10.1016/bs.pmbts.2015.10.002)
  • 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, D. H., Hassell, J., Li, H., Achua, J. K., Guarnieri, D. J., Dileone, R. 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: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2013.10.010)
  • Smith, J. P., Achua, J. K., Summers, T. R., Ronan, Patrick, and Summers, Cliff. Neuropeptide S and BDNF gene expression in the amygdala are influenced by social decision-making under stress, 121. Vol. 8. Front Behav Neurosci, 2014. (DOI: 10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00121)
  • 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)
  • Arendt, D. H., Ronan, Patrick, Oliver, K. D., Callahan, L. B., Summers, T. R., and Summers, Cliff. Depressive behavior and activation of the orexin/hypocretin system, 86-94. Vol. 127, Iss. 1. Behav Neurosci, 2013. (DOI: 10.1037/a0031442)
  • Callahan, L. B., Tschetter, K. E., and Ronan, Patrick. Inhibition of corticotropin releasing factor expression in the central nucleus of the amygdala attenuates stress-induced behavioral and endocrine responses, 195. Vol. 7. Front Neurosci, 2013. (DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2013.00195)
  • Hu, Yueshan, Ehli, Erik, Kittelsrud, J., Ronan, Patrick, Munger, K., Downey, T., Bohlen, K., Callahan, L., Munson, V., Jahnke, M., Marshall, L. L., Nelson, K., Huizenga, P., Hansen, R., Soundy, Timothy, and Davies, Gareth. Lipid-lowering effect of berberine in human subjects and rats, 861-7. Vol. 19, Iss. 10. Phytomedicine, 2012. (DOI: 10.1016/j.phymed.2012.05.009)
  • Ronan, Patrick, and Summers, Cliff. Molecular signaling and translational significance of the corticotropin releasing factor system, 235-92. Vol. 98. Prog Mol Biol Transl Sci, 2011. (DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-385506-0.00006-5)
  • Petersen, Jill, and Ronan, Patrick. Critical role of 7,8-didemethyl-8-hydroxy-5-deazariboflavin for photoreactivation in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, 32467-75. Vol. 285, Iss. 42. J Biol Chem, 2010. (DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M110.146050)
  • Ronan, Patrick, Gaikowski, M. P., Hamilton, S. J., Buhl, K. J., and Summers, Cliff. Ammonia causes decreased brain monoamines in fathead minnows (Pimephales promelas), 184-91. Vol. 1147. Brain Res, 2007. (DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2007.02.015)
  • 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.
  • Ronca, A. E., Abel, R. A., Ronan, Patrick, Renner, Kenneth, and Alberts, J. R.. Effects of labor contractions on catecholamine release and breathing frequency in newborn rats, 1308-14. Vol. 120, Iss. 6. Behav Neurosci, 2006. (DOI: 10.1037/0735-7044.120.6.1308)
  • Summers, Cliff, Korzan, W. J., Lukkes, J. L., Watt, Michael, Forster, Gina, Overli, O., Hoglund, E., Larson, Earl, Ronan, Patrick, Matter, J. M., Summers, T. R., Renner, Kenneth, and Greenberg, N.. Does serotonin influence aggression? comparing regional activity before and during social interaction, 679-94. Vol. 78, Iss. 5. Physiol Biochem Zool, 2005. (DOI: 10.1086/432139)
  • Summers, Cliff, Forster, Gina, Korzan, W. J., Watt, Michael, Larson, Earl, Overli, O., Hoglund, E., Ronan, Patrick, Summers, T. R., Renner, Kenneth, and Greenberg, N.. Dynamics and mechanics of social rank reversal, 241-52. Vol. 191, Iss. 3. J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol, 2005. (DOI: 10.1007/s00359-004-0554-z)
  • Ten Eyck, G. R., Ronan, Patrick, Renner, Kenneth, and Summers, Cliff. Serotonin metabolism in directly developing frog embryos during paternal care, 100-5. Vol. 388, Iss. 2. Neurosci Lett, 2005. (DOI: 10.1016/j.neulet.2005.06.039)
  • Scammell, T. E., Arrigoni, E., Thompson, M. A., Ronan, Patrick, Saper, C. B., and Greene, R. W.. Focal deletion of the adenosine A1 receptor in adult mice using an adeno-associated viral vector, 5762-70. Vol. 23, Iss. 13. J Neurosci, 2003.
  • Summers, Cliff, Kampshoff, J. L., Ronan, Patrick, Lowry, C. A., Prestbo, A. A., Korzan, W. J., and Renner, Kenneth. Monoaminergic activity in subregions of raphe nuclei elicited by prior stress and the neuropeptide corticotropin-releasing factor, 1122-33. Vol. 15, Iss. 12. J Neuroendocrinol, 2003. (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2826.2003.01108.x)
  • Summers, T. R., Matter, J. M., McKay, J. M., Ronan, Patrick, Larson, Earl, Renner, Kenneth, and Summers, Cliff. Rapid glucocorticoid stimulation and GABAergic inhibition of hippocampal serotonergic response: in vivo dialysis in the lizard anolis carolinensis, 245-53. Vol. 43, Iss. 1. Horm Behav, 2003. (DOI: 10.1016/s0018-506x(02)00014-4)
  • Summers, Cliff, Summers, T. R., Moore, M. C., Korzan, W. J., Woodley, S. K., Ronan, Patrick, Hoglund, E., Watt, Michael, and Greenberg, N.. Temporal patterns of limbic monoamine and plasma corticosterone response during social stress, 553-63. Vol. 116, Iss. 2. Neuroscience, 2003. (DOI: 10.1016/s0306-4522(02)00708-x)
  • Kram, M. L., Kramer, G. L., Ronan, Patrick, Steciuk, M., and Petty, F.. Dopamine receptors and learned helplessness in the rat: an autoradiographic study, 639-45. Vol. 26, Iss. 4. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry, 2002. (DOI: 10.1016/s0278-5846(01)00222-6)
  • Korzan, W. J., Summers, T. R., Ronan, Patrick, Renner, Kenneth, and Summers, Cliff. The role of monoaminergic nuclei during aggression and sympathetic social signaling, 317-27. Vol. 57, Iss. 6. Brain Behav Evol, 2001. (DOI: 10.1159/000047250)
  • Atwood, H. L., Tomasso, Jr., J. R., Ronan, Patrick, Barton, B. A., and Renner, Kenneth. Brain Monoamine Concentrations as Predictors of Growth Inhibition in Channel Catfish Exposed to Ammonia, 69-73. Vol. 12, Iss. 1. J Aquat Anim Health, 2000. (DOI: 10.1577/1548-8667(2000)012<0069:BMCAPO>2.0.CO;2)
  • Kram, M. L., Kramer, G. L., Steciuk, M., Ronan, Patrick, and Petty, F.. Effects of learned helplessness on brain GABA receptors, 193-8. Vol. 38, Iss. 2. Neurosci Res, 2000. (DOI: 10.1016/s0168-0102(00)00157-7)
  • Ronan, Patrick, Steciuk, M., Kramer, G. L., Kram, M., and Petty, F.. Increased septal 5-HIAA efflux in rats that do not develop learned helplessness after inescapable stress, 101-6. Vol. 61, Iss. 1. J Neurosci Res, 2000. (DOI: 10.1002/1097-4547(20000701)61:1<101::AID-JNR12>3.0.CO;2-S)
  • Summers, Cliff, Larson, Earl, Ronan, Patrick, Hofmann, P. M., Emerson, A. J., and Renner, Kenneth. Serotonergic responses to corticosterone and testosterone in the limbic system, 151-9. Vol. 117, Iss. 1. Gen Comp Endocrinol, 2000. (DOI: 10.1006/gcen.1999.7408)
  • Emerson, A. J., Kappenman, D. P., Ronan, Patrick, Renner, Kenneth, and Summers, Cliff. Stress induces rapid changes in serotonergic activity: restraint and exertion, 83-92. Vol. 111, Iss. 1-2. Behav Brain Res, 2000. (DOI: 10.1016/s0166-4328(00)00143-1)
  • Korzan, W. J., Summers, T. R., Ronan, Patrick, and Summers, Cliff. Visible sympathetic activity as a social signal in Anolis carolinensis: changes in aggression and plasma catecholamines, 193-9. Vol. 38, Iss. 3. Horm Behav, 2000. (DOI: 10.1006/hbeh.2000.1619)
  • Matter, J. M., Ronan, Patrick, and Summers, Cliff. Central monoamines in free-ranging lizards: differences associated with social roles and territoriality, 23-32. Vol. 51, Iss. 1. Brain Behav Evol, 1998. (DOI: 10.1159/000006526)
  • Deckel, A. W., Lillaney, R., Ronan, Patrick, and Summers, Cliff. Lateralized effects of ethanol on aggression and serotonergic systems in Anolis carolinensis, 38-46. Vol. 807, Iss. 1-2. Brain Res, 1998. (DOI: 10.1016/s0006-8993(98)00718-5)

Presentations:

  • Staton, Clarissa D., Yaeger, Jazmine D., Haroun, Fadi, Khalid, Delan D., Seidel, Tyler C., Summers, Tangi R., Ronan, Patrick, Summers, Cliff H.. Anxiolytic effects of orexin 2 receptors during social interaction. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience 47th annual Meeting, Washington DC. (November 2017)
  • Ronan, Patrick, Skog, Timothy, Brudvig, John J., Callahan, Leah B., Summers, Cliff H.. Topographical organization of perifornical orexin neurons; Implications for stress-induced disorders. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience 46th annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. (November 2016)
  • 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)