Sue Aicher

Professor

  • 2804 Citations
  • 33 h-Index
1988 …2020
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Research Output 1988 2018

  • 2804 Citations
  • 33 h-Index
  • 86 Article
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

Acute hyperalgesia and delayed dry eye after corneal abrasion injury

Hegarty, D. M., Hermes, S. M., Morgan, M. M. & Aicher, S., Jul 1 2018, In : Pain Reports. 3, 4, e664.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyperalgesia
Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide
Pain
Wounds and Injuries
Blinking
2 Citations (Scopus)

Cocaine Exposure Modulates Perineuronal Nets and Synaptic Excitability of Fast-Spiking Interneurons in the Medial Prefrontal Cortex

Slaker, M. L., Jorgensen, E. T., Hegarty, D. M., Liu, X., Kong, Y., Zhang, F., Linhardt, R. J., Brown, T. E., Aicher, S. & Sorg, B. A., Sep 1 2018, In : eNeuro. 5, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interneurons
Prefrontal Cortex
Cocaine
Parvalbumins
Pyramidal Cells
Lacrimal Apparatus
Nociception
Denervation
Tears
Menthol
2017
8 Citations (Scopus)

Endogenous opioids regulate moment-to-moment neuronal communication and excitability

Winters, B. L., Gregoriou, G. C., Kissiwaa, S. A., Wells, O. A., Medagoda, D. I., Hermes, S. M., Burford, N. T., Alt, A., Aicher, S. & Bagley, E. E., Mar 22 2017, In : Nature Communications. 8, 14611.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fear
Opioid Analgesics
communication
Communication
moments
3 Citations (Scopus)

Select noxious stimuli induce changes on corneal nerve morphology

Hegarty, D. M., Hermes, S. M., Yang, K. & Aicher, S., Jun 1 2017, In : Journal of Comparative Neurology. 525, 8, p. 2019-2031 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Menthol
Capsaicin
Neurochemistry
Nerve Tissue
Tubulin
2016
8 Citations (Scopus)

Ligand-biased activation of extracellular signal-regulated kinase 1/2 leads to differences in opioid induced antinociception and tolerance

Bobeck, E. N., Ingram, S., Hermes, S. M., Aicher, S. & Morgan, M. M., Feb 1 2016, In : Behavioural Brain Research. 298, p. 17-24 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ala(2)-MePhe(4)-Gly(5)-enkephalin
Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase 3
Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase 1
Fentanyl
Periaqueductal Gray
14 Citations (Scopus)

Localization of TRPV1 and P2X3 in unmyelinated and myelinated vagal afferents in the rat

Hermes, S. M., Andresen, M. & Aicher, S., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy. 72, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lectins
Solitary Nucleus
Cholera Toxin
Myelinated Nerve Fibers
Unmyelinated Nerve Fibers
31 Citations (Scopus)

Optogenetic stimulation of arcuate nucleus kiss1 neurons reveals a steroid-dependent glutamatergic input to POMC and AgRP neurons in male mice

Nestor, C. C., Qiu, J., Padilla, S. L., Zhang, C., Bosch, M. A., Fan, W., Aicher, S., Palmiter, R. D., Ronnekleiv, O. & Kelly, M., Jun 1 2016, In : Molecular Endocrinology. 30, 6, p. 630-644 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optogenetics
Pro-Opiomelanocortin
Arcuate Nucleus of Hypothalamus
Steroids
Neurons
2015
11 Citations (Scopus)

Denervation of the lacrimal gland leads to corneal hypoalgesia in a novel rat model of aqueous dry eye disease

Aicher, S., Hermes, S. M. & Hegarty, D. M., Oct 1 2015, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 56, 11, p. 6981-6989 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lacrimal Apparatus
Eye Diseases
Denervation
Tears
Atropine
10 Citations (Scopus)

Localization and expression of GABA transporters in the suprachiasmatic nucleus

Moldavan, M., Cravetchi, O., Williams, M., Irwin, R. P., Aicher, S. & Allen, C., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : European Journal of Neuroscience.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

GABA Plasma Membrane Transport Proteins
Suprachiasmatic Nucleus
gamma-Aminobutyric Acid
Astrocytes
Synapses
2014
10 Citations (Scopus)

Capsaicin-responsive corneal afferents do not contain TRPV1 at their central terminals in trigeminal nucleus caudalis in rats

Hegarty, D. M., Hermes, S. M., Largent-Milnes, T. M. & Aicher, S., Nov 1 2014, In : Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy. 61, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trigeminal Nuclei
Capsaicin
Nociception
Neurons
Afferent Neurons
11 Citations (Scopus)

Corneal pain activates a trigemino-parabrachial pathway in rats

Aicher, S., Hegarty, D. M. & Hermes, S. M., Mar 6 2014, In : Brain Research. 1550, p. 18-26 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurons
Pain
Trigeminal Nuclei
Thalamic Nuclei
Cornea
11 Citations (Scopus)

Differential content of vesicular glutamate transporters in subsets of vagal afferents projecting to the nucleus tractus solitarii in the rat

Hermes, S. M., Colbert, J. F. & Aicher, S., Feb 15 2014, In : Journal of Comparative Neurology. 522, 3, p. 642-653 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vesicular Glutamate Transport Proteins
Solitary Nucleus
Cholera Toxin
Lectins
Vagus Nerve
11 Citations (Scopus)

Physiological temperatures drive glutamate release onto trigeminal superficial dorsal horn neurons

Largent-Milnes, T. M., Hegarty, D. M., Aicher, S. & Andresen, M., Jun 1 2014, In : Journal of Neurophysiology. 111, 11, p. 2222-2231 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transient Receptor Potential Channels
Posterior Horn Cells
Excitatory Postsynaptic Potentials
Glutamic Acid
Neurons
2013
10 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic inflammatory pain prevents tolerance to the antinociceptive effect of morphine microinjected into the ventrolateral periaqueductal gray of the rat

Mehalick, M. L., Ingram, S., Aicher, S. & Morgan, M. M., Dec 2013, In : Journal of Pain. 14, 12, p. 1601-1610 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Periaqueductal Gray
Chronic Pain
Morphine
Microinjections
Freund's Adjuvant
11 Citations (Scopus)

Columnar distribution of catecholaminergic neurons in the ventrolateral periaqueductal gray and their relationship to efferent pathways

Suckow, S. K., Deichsel, E. L., Ingram, S., Morgan, M. M. & Aicher, S., Feb 2013, In : Synapse. 67, 2, p. 94-108 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Efferent Pathways
Periaqueductal Gray
Neurons
Dopaminergic Neurons
Ventral Tegmental Area
15 Citations (Scopus)

Corneal afferents differentially target thalamic- and parabrachial-projecting neurons in spinal trigeminal nucleus caudalis

Aicher, S., Hermes, S. M. & Hegarty, D. M., Mar 1 2013, In : Neuroscience. 232, p. 182-193 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Trigeminal Nucleus
Neurons
Trigeminal Nuclei
Nociceptive Pain
Posterior Horn Cells
2012
1 Citation (Scopus)

Chronic psychostimulant exposure to adult, but not periadolescent rats reduces subsequent morphine antinociception

Cyr, M. C., Ingram, S., Aicher, S. & Morgan, M. M., Jun 2012, In : Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior. 101, 4, p. 538-543 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Morphine
Rats
Methylphenidate
Methamphetamine
Opioid Analgesics
22 Citations (Scopus)

Descending projections from the rostral ventromedial medulla (RVM) to trigeminal and spinal dorsal horns are morphologically and neurochemically distinct

Aicher, S., Hermes, S. M., Whittier, K. L. & Hegarty, D. M., Mar 2012, In : Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy. 43, 2, p. 103-111 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurons
Carisoprodol
Dendrites
Spinal Cord Dorsal Horn
Interneurons
32 Citations (Scopus)

Distribution of CB1 cannabinoid receptors and their relationship with mu-opioid receptors in the rat periaqueductal gray

Wilson-Poe, A. R., Morgan, M. M., Aicher, S. & Hegarty, D. M., Jun 28 2012, In : Neuroscience. 213, p. 191-200 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cannabinoid Receptors
Periaqueductal Gray
Cannabinoids
mu Opioid Receptor
Peptide Receptors
2011
70 Citations (Scopus)

Insulin acts in the arcuate nucleus to increase lumbar sympathetic nerve activity and baroreflex function in rats

Cassaglia, P. A., Hermes, S. M., Aicher, S. & Brooks, V., Apr 2011, In : Journal of Physiology. 589, 7, p. 1643-1662 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arcuate Nucleus of Hypothalamus
Baroreflex
Insulin
Paraventricular Hypothalamic Nucleus
Hypothalamus
2010
26 Citations (Scopus)

Differential localization of vesicular glutamate transporters and peptides in corneal afferents to trigeminal nucleus caudalis

Hegarty, D. M., Tonsfeldt, K., Hermes, S. M., Helfand, H. & Aicher, S., Sep 1 2010, In : Journal of Comparative Neurology. 518, 17, p. 3557-3569 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vesicular Glutamate Transport Protein 1
Vesicular Glutamate Transport Proteins
Trigeminal Nuclei
Calcitonin
Cholera Toxin
11 Citations (Scopus)

Opioid receptor internalization contributes to dermorphin-mediated antinociception

Macey, T. A., Ingram, S., Bobeck, E. N., Hegarty, D. M., Aicher, S., Arttamangkul, S. & Morgan, M. M., Jun 2010, In : Neuroscience. 168, 2, p. 543-550 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Periaqueductal Gray
Microinjections
Opioid Receptors
Dynamins
mu Opioid Receptor
2009
11 Citations (Scopus)

Absence of gp130 in dopamine β-hydroxylase-expressing neurons leads to autonomic imbalance and increased reperfusion arrhythmias

Parrish, D. C., Alston, E. N., Rohrer, H., Hermes, S. M., Aicher, S., Nkadi, P., Woodward, W., Stubbusch, J., Gardner, R. T. & Habecker, B., Sep 2009, In : American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 297, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mixed Function Oxygenases
Reperfusion
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Dopamine
Neurons
31 Citations (Scopus)

Extracellular signal-regulated kinase 1/2 activation counteracts morphine tolerance in the periaqueductal gray of the rat

Macey, T. A., Bobeck, E. N., Hegarty, D. M., Aicher, S., Ingram, S. & Morgan, M. M., Nov 2009, In : Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 331, 2, p. 412-418 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Periaqueductal Gray
Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase 3
Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase 1
Morphine
Microinjections
2008
10 Citations (Scopus)

Decreased Substance P and NK1 Receptor Immunoreactivity and Function in the Spinal Cord Dorsal Horn of Morphine-Treated Neonatal Rats

Thomson, L. M., Terman, G. W., Zeng, J., Lowe, J., Chavkin, C., Hermes, S. M., Hegarty, D. M. & Aicher, S., Jan 2008, In : Journal of Pain. 9, 1, p. 11-19 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Opiate Alkaloids
Neurokinin-1 Receptors
Substance P
Morphine
Analgesics
16 Citations (Scopus)

Sustained hypertension increases the density of AMPA receptor subunit, GluR1, in baroreceptive regions of the nucleus tractus solitarii of the rat

Hermes, S. M., Mitchell, J. L., Silverman, M. B., Lynch, P. J., McKee, B. L., Bailey, T. W., Andresen, M. & Aicher, S., Jan 2 2008, In : Brain Research. 1187, 1, p. 125-136 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solitary Nucleus
Dendritic Spines
Desoxycorticosterone Acetate
Hypertension
Hydralazine
2007
33 Citations (Scopus)

A-type potassium channels differentially tune afferent pathways from rat solitary tract nucleus to caudal ventrolateral medulla or paraventricular hypothalamus

Bailey, T. W., Hermes, S. M., Whittier, K. L., Aicher, S. & Andresen, M., Jul 2007, In : Journal of Physiology. 582, 2, p. 613-628 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Afferent Pathways
Solitary Nucleus
Potassium Channels
Hypothalamus
Paraventricular Hypothalamic Nucleus
4 Citations (Scopus)

Cellular heterogeneity within the solitary tract nucleus and visceral afferent processing - Electrophysiological approaches to discerning pathway performance

Andresen, M., Bailey, T. W., Jin, Y. H., McDougall, S. J., Peters, J. H. & Aicher, S., Dec 2007, In : Tzu Chi Medical Journal. 19, 4, p. 181-185 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visceral Afferents
Solitary Nucleus
Neurons
Brain Stem
Central Nervous System
9 Citations (Scopus)

Kainate receptors are primarily postsynaptic to SP-containing axon terminals in the trigeminal dorsal horn

Hegarty, D. M., Mitchell, J. L., Swanson, K. C. & Aicher, S., Dec 12 2007, In : Brain Research. 1184, 1, p. 149-159 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kainic Acid Receptors
Presynaptic Terminals
Substance P
Axons
Dendrites
8 Citations (Scopus)

Kappa opioid receptors in the rostral ventromedial medulla of male and female rats

Drake, C. T., De Oliveira, A. X., Harris, J. A., Connor, D. M., Winkler, C. W. & Aicher, S., Jan 20 2007, In : Journal of Comparative Neurology. 500, 3, p. 465-476 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

kappa Opioid Receptor
Ligands
Presynaptic Terminals
Dendrites
Proestrus
2006
60 Citations (Scopus)

Continuous electrical oscillations emerge from a coupled network: A study of the inferior olive using lentiviral knockdown of connexin36

Placantonakis, D. G., Bukovsky, A. A., Aicher, S., Kiem, H. P. & Welsh, J. P., 2006, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 26, 19, p. 5008-5016 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurons
Gap Junctions
Carbenoxolone
Lentivirus
Dendritic Spines
111 Citations (Scopus)
Visceral Afferents
Afferent Pathways
Solitary Nucleus
Hypothalamus
Neurons
41 Citations (Scopus)

Kappa opioid receptor (KOR) and GAD67 immunoreactivity are found in OFF and NEUTRAL cells in the rostral ventromedial medulla

Winkler, C. W., Hermes, S. M., Chavkin, C. I., Drake, C. T., Morrison, S. & Aicher, S., Dec 2006, In : Journal of Neurophysiology. 96, 6, p. 3465-3473 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

kappa Opioid Receptor
Serotonin
Reflex
Neurons
Nociception
47 Citations (Scopus)

Most neurons in the nucleus tractus solitarii do not send collateral projections to multiple autonomic targets in the rat brain

Hermes, S. M., Mitchell, J. L. & Aicher, S., Apr 2006, In : Experimental Neurology. 198, 2, p. 539-551 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solitary Nucleus
Paraventricular Hypothalamic Nucleus
Tyrosine 3-Monooxygenase
Neurons
Brain
48 Citations (Scopus)

Primary afferent NMDA receptors increase dorsal horn excitation and mediate opiate tolerance in neonatal rats

Zeng, J., Thomson, L. M., Aicher, S. & Terman, G. W., Nov 15 2006, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 26, 46, p. 12033-12042 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Opiate Alkaloids
N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptors
N-Methylaspartate
Analgesics
Spinal Cord Dorsal Horn
2005
19 Citations (Scopus)

Mu-opioid receptor is present in dendritic targets of Endomorphin-2 axon terminals in the nuclei of the solitary tract

Silverman, M. B., Hermes, S. M., Zadina, J. E. & Aicher, S., 2005, In : Neuroscience. 135, 3, p. 887-896 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solitary Nucleus
mu Opioid Receptor
Presynaptic Terminals
Visceral Afferents
Ligands
10 Citations (Scopus)

Redistribution of mu-opioid receptors in C1 adrenergic neurons following chronic administration of morphine

Drake, C. T., Aicher, S., Montalmant, F. L. & Milner, T. A., Dec 2005, In : Experimental Neurology. 196, 2, p. 365-372 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adrenergic Neurons
mu Opioid Receptor
Morphine
Neurons
Phenylethanolamine N-Methyltransferase
2004
56 Citations (Scopus)

Hyperalgesia in an animal model of multiple sclerosis

Aicher, S., Silverman, M. B., Winkler, C. W. & Bebo, B. F., Aug 2004, In : Pain. 110, 3, p. 560-570 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autoimmune Experimental Encephalomyelitis
Hyperalgesia
Multiple Sclerosis
Animal Models
Tail
11 Citations (Scopus)

Rat trigeminal lamina I neurons that project to thalamic or parabrachial nuclei contain the μ-opioid receptor

Mitchell, J. L., Silverman, M. B. & Aicher, S., 2004, In : Neuroscience. 128, 3, p. 571-582 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thalamic Nuclei
Opioid Receptors
Neurons
Thalamus
Spinal Cord Dorsal Horn
2003
24 Citations (Scopus)

Endomorphin-2 axon terminals contact mu-opioid receptor-containing dendrites in trigeminal dorsal horn

Aicher, S., Mitchell, J. L., Swanson, K. C. & Zadina, J. E., Jul 11 2003, In : Brain Research. 977, 2, p. 190-198 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mu Opioid Receptor
Presynaptic Terminals
Dendrites
Axons
Ligands
19 Citations (Scopus)

Structural changes in AMPA-receptive neurons in the nucleus of the solitary tract of spontaneously hypertensive rats

Aicher, S., Sharma, S. & Mitchell, J. L., Jun 1 2003, In : Hypertension. 41, 6, p. 1246-1252 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

alpha-Amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic Acid
Solitary Nucleus
Inbred SHR Rats
Dendritic Spines
Neurons
4 Citations (Scopus)

The gigantocellular depressor area revisited

Aicher, S., Oct 2003, In : Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology. 23, 4-5, p. 479-490 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscimol
Baroreflex
Arterial Pressure
Injections
Blood pressure
33 Citations (Scopus)

μ-opioid receptors are located postsynaptically and endomorphin-1 inhibits voltage-gated calcium currents in premotor cardiac parasympathetic neurons in the rat nucleus ambiguus

Irnaten, M., Aicher, S., Wang, J., Venkatesan, P., Evans, C., Baxi, S. & Mendelowitz, D., Jan 31 2003, In : Neuroscience. 116, 2, p. 573-582 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medulla Oblongata
Opioid Receptors
Calcium
Neurons
Agatoxins
2002
5 Citations (Scopus)

C1 adrenergic neurons are contacted by presynaptic profiles containing delta-opioid receptor immunoreactivity

Milner, T. A., Drake, C. T. & Aicher, S., Apr 3 2002, In : Neuroscience. 110, 4, p. 691-701 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adrenergic Neurons
delta Opioid Receptor
Opioid Receptors
Phenylethanolamine N-Methyltransferase
Dendrites
14 Citations (Scopus)

Co-localization of AMPA receptor subunits in the nucleus of the solitary tract in the rat

Aicher, S., Sharma, S. & Mitchell, J. L., Dec 27 2002, In : Brain Research. 958, 2, p. 454-458 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solitary Nucleus
AMPA Receptors
Dendrites
Dendritic Spines
Pressoreceptors
4 Citations (Scopus)

Co-localization of mu opioid receptor and N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor in the trigeminal dorsal horn

Aicher, S., Goldberg, A. & Sharma, S., 2002, In : Journal of Pain. 3, 3, p. 203-210 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mu Opioid Receptor
Dendrites
N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptors
Posterior Horn Cells
Presynaptic Terminals
9 Citations (Scopus)

Distribution of μ-opioid receptors in rat visceral premotor neurons

Aicher, S., Mitchell, J. L. & Mendelowitz, D., Dec 9 2002, In : Neuroscience. 115, 3, p. 851-860 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Opioid Receptors
Neurons
Dendrites
Medulla Oblongata
Ligands
33 Citations (Scopus)

Opioid signalling in the rat rostral ventrolateral medulla

Guyenet, P. G., Stornetta, R. L., Schreihofer, A. M., Pelaez, N. M., Hayar, A., Aicher, S. & Llewellyn-Smith, I. J., 2002, In : Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology. 29, 3, p. 238-242 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Opioid Analgesics
Opioid Peptides
Neurons
GABAergic Neurons
Opioid Receptors
39 Citations (Scopus)

The serotonin hypothesis of myoclonus from the perspective of neuronal rhythmicity.

Welsh, J. P., Placantonakis, D. G., Warsetsky, S. I., Marquez, R. G., Bernstein, L. & Aicher, S., 2002, In : Advances in neurology. 89, p. 307-329 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myoclonus
Periodicity
Serotonin
Myoclonic Epilepsy
Brain Ischemia