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Sawyer N.T., Helvig A.W., Makinson C.D., Decker M.J., Neigh G.N., Escayg A. 2016. Scn1a dysfunction alters behavior but not the effect of stress on seizure response. Genes, Brain and Behavior 15(3): 335-47.

Sawyer N.T., Papale L.A., Eliason, J., Neigh G.N., Escayg A. 2014. Scn8a voltage-gated sodium channel mutation alters seizure and anxiety responses to acute stress. Psychoneuroendocrinology 39: 225-36. 

Howell B.R., McCormack K.M., Grand A.P., Sawyer N.T., Zhang X., Maestripieri D., Hu X., Sanchez M.M. 2013. Brain white matter microstructure alterations in adolescent rhesus monkeys exposed to early life stress: associations with high cortisol during infancy. Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders 3(1): 21. 

Purcell R.H., Papale L.A., Makinson C.D., Sawyer N.T., Schroeder J.P., Escayg A., Weinshenker D. 2013. Effects of an epilepsy-causing mutation in the SCN1A sodium channel gene on cocaine-induced seizure susceptibility in mice. Psychopharmacology 228(2): 263-70.

Dutton S.B.B., Sawyer N.T., Kalume F., Borges K., Jumbo-Lucioni P., Catterall W.A., Escayg A. 2011. Protective Effect of the Ketogenic Diet in Scn1a Mutant Mice. Epilepsia 52(11):2050-6. 

Sawyer N.T., Escayg A. 2010. Stress and Epilepsy: Multiple Models, Multiple Outcomes. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology 27(6):445-52. 

Papale L.A., Paul K.N., Sawyer N.T., Manns J.R., Tufik S., Escayg A. 2010. Dysfunction of the Scn8a Voltage-Gated Sodium Channel Alters Sleep Architecture, Reduces Diurnal Corticosterone Levels, and Enhances Spatial Memory. Journal of Biological Chemistry 285(22):16553-61. 

Sawyer N.T. and Burnett S.C. 2006. Methods to Discriminate Echolocation Calls Between Male and Female Big Brown Bats (Eptesicus fustus). Georgia Journal of Science 64(4): 163-176. 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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