Dr. McErwen research focuses in studying how stress and sex hormones act on the brain, taking an interdisciplinary approach that combines behavioral analysis and measurements of hormone levels with neurochemical, morphological, neuropharmacological, cellular and molecular methodologies and collaborative translational studies.
Gray, J. D., Milner, T. a, & McEwen, B. S. (2013). Dynamic plasticity: the role of glucocorticoids, brain-derived neurotrophic factor and other trophic factors. Neuroscience, 239, 214–27. doi:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2012.08.034
Karatsoreos, I. N., Karatoreos, I. N., & McEwen, B. S. (2013). Annual Research Review: The neurobiology and physiology of resilience and adaptation across the life course. Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines, 54(4), 337–47. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12054
McEwen, B. S. (2013). The Brain on Stress: Toward an Integrative Approach to Brain, Body, and Behavior. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 8(6), 673–675. doi:10.1177/1745691613506907
McEwen, Bruce S, Eiland, L., Hunter, R. G., & Miller, M. M. (2012). Stress and anxiety: structural plasticity and epigenetic regulation as a consequence of stress. Neuropharmacology, 62(1), 3–12. doi:10.1016/j.neuropharm.2011.07.014