Dr. Traub Publications


  1. Traub, R.J., Cao, D-Y., Karpowicz, J., Pandya, S., Dorsey, S., Dessem, D. A clinically relevant animal model of temporomandibular disorder and irritable bowel syndrome comorbidity. J Pain 15(9):956-66, 2014. PMID: 24981128
  2. Ji Y, Bai G, Cao DY, Traub RJ. Estradiol modulates visceral hyperalgesia by increasing thoracolumbar spinal GluN2B subunit expression in female rats. Neurogastroenterology and Motility, 2015, 27(6):775-86. doi: 10.1111/nmo.12549. Epub 2015 Mar 24. PMID:25810326
  3. Hubbard, C.S., Karpowicz, J.M., Furman, A.J., Teixeira da Silva, J., Seminowicz, D.A., Traub, R.J. Estrogen-dependent visceral hypersensitivity following stress in rats: a fMRI study. Mol Pain. 2016 Jun 17;12. pii: 1744806916654145. doi: 10.1177/1744806916654145. Print 2016. PMID: 27317579
  4. Cao, D.Y., Bai, G., Ji, Y., Karpowicz, J., Traub, R.J. Histone hyperacetylation modulates spinal type II metabotropic glutamate receptor alleviating stress-induced visceral hypersensitivity in female rats. Mol Pain. 2016 Jul 5;12. pii: 1744806916660722. doi: 10.1177/1744806916660722. Print 2016. PMID: 27385724
  5. Zhao, Y-J., Li, J-H., Hu, B., Wang, Y., Chang, X-F., Traub, R.J., Cao, D-Y. Extracellular signal-regulated kinase activation in the spinal cord contributes to visceral hypersensitivity induced by craniofacial injury followed by stress. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2018 Feb;30(2). doi: 10.1111/nmo.13161. Epub 2017 Jul 21. PMID: 28730748
  6. Ji, Y., Hu, B., Li, J., Traub, R.J. Opposing roles of estradiol and testosterone on stress-induced visceral hypersensitivity in rats. J Pain. 2018 Jul;19(7):764-776. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.02.007. Epub 2018 Mar 2. PMID: 29496640. Journal Club article for July 2018 issue.
  7. Tao, Z-Y., Xue, Y., Li, J-F., Traub, R.J., Cao, D-Y. Do MicroRNAs Modulate Visceral Pain? BioMed Research International, vol. 2018, Article ID 5406973, 10 pages, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/5406973.
  8. Xu, G. Z., Xue, Y., Wei, S. Q., Li, J. H., Traub, R. J., Wang, M. D., Cao, D. Y. Valproate reverses stress-induced somatic hyperalgesia and visceral hypersensitivity by up-regulating spinal 5-HT2C receptor expression in female rats. Neuropharmacology, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropharm.2019.107926
  9. Zhuo-Ying Tao, ZY., Wang, PX., Wei, SQ., Traub, RJ, Li, JF, Cao, DY. The Role of Descending Pain Modulation in Chronic Primary Pain: Potential Application of Drugs Targeting Serotonergic System. Neural Plasticity Volume 2019, Article ID 1389296, 16 pages, https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/1389296.
  10. Ji Y, Hu B, Klontz C, Li J, Dessem D, Dorsey SG, Traub RJ. Peripheral mechanisms contribute to comorbid visceral hypersensitivity induced by preexisting orofacial pain and stress in female rats. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2020 Jul;32(7):e13833. doi: 10.1111/nmo.13833. Epub 2020 Mar 10. PubMed PMID: 32155308; PMCID: PMC7319894
  11. Xue Y, Wei SQ, Wang PX, Wang WY, Liu EQ, Traub RJ, Cao DY. Down-regulation of spinal 5-HT2A and 5-HT2C receptors contributes to somatic hyperalgesia induced by orofacial inflammation combined with stress. Neuroscience. 2020 Jun 1:S0306-4522(20)30346-8. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2020.05.044. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32497757