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Publications and Conference Abstracts

*Notes undergraduate student contribution


Gale A*, Kelly M*, Belfield JB*, Williams N*, Fisher MJ*, Guarraci FA, Stokes JA (2024). Prepubescent Electronic Cigarette Exposure Affects Sexual Motivation and Puberty in Female But Not Male Long-Evans Rats, Nicotine & Tobacco Research. ntad225,

Fisher MJ*, Peters AM*, Stokes, JA (2023). Fourteen-day E-Cigarette Exposure Disrupts Ventilation Patterns and Serum IL-1B Levels in Adolescent Rats. Journal of Student Research, 12(4).

Stokes JA, Fisher MJ* (2023) A Single 10-Minute E-cigarette Vapor Exposure Reduces Tidal Volume and Minute Ventilation in Normoxia and Normobaric Hypoxia in Adult Rats. Cureus 15(10): e46735. DOI 10.7759/cureus.46735

Yu JJ, Non AL, Heinrich EC, Gu W, Alcock J, Moya EA, Lawrence ES, Tift MS, O’Brien KA, Storz JF, Signore AV, Khudyakov JI, Milsom WK, Wilson SM, Beall CM, Villafuerte FC, Stobdan T, Julian CG, Moore LG, Fuster MM, Stokes JA, Milner R, West JB, Zhang J, Shyy JY, Childebayeva A, Vázquez-Medina JP, Pham LV, Mesarwi OA, Hall JE, Cheviron ZA, Sieker J, Blood AB, Yuan JX, Scott GR, Rana BK, Ponganis PJ, Malhotra A, Powell FL and Simonson TS (2022) Time Domains of Hypoxia Responses and-Omics Insights. Front. Physiol. 13:885295. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2022.885295

De La Zerda DJ, Stokes JA, Do J, Go A, Fu Z, Powell FL. Ibuprofen does not Reverse Ventilatory Acclimatization to Chronic Hypoxia in Rats. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology. 27 July 2017. pii: S1569-9048(17)30110-6

Stokes JA, Arbogast TE*, Moya, E, Fu Z, Powell FL. Minocycline blocks glial cell activation and ventilatory acclimatization to hypoxia. Journal of Neurophysiology. 18 January 2017. DOI: 10.1152/jn.00525.2016 [epub ahead of print]


Hocker A, Stokes JA, Powell FL, Huxtable AG. The impact of inflammation on respiratory plasticity. Experimental Neurology. 2017 Jan;287(Pt 2):243-253


Park HJ, Stokes JA, Corr M, Yaksh TL. Toll-like receptor signaling regulates cisplatin-induced mechanical allodynia in mice. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2014 Oct. 73 (1), 25-34.


Stokes JA, Cheung J*, Eddinger KA, Corr M, Yaksh TL. Toll-like receptor signaling adapter proteins govern spread of neuropathic pain and recovery following nerve injury in male mice. J Neuroinflammation. 2013 Dec 9;10(1):148.


Stokes JA, Corr M, Yaksh TL. Spinal Toll-like receptor signaling and nociceptive processing: Regulatory balance between TIRAP and TRIF cascades mediated by TNF and IFNß. Pain. 2013 May; 154(5):733-42.


Park HJ, Stokes JA, Pirie E*, Skahen J, Shtaerman Y, Yaksh TL. Persistent hyperalgesia in the Cisplatin treated mouse as defined by threshold measures and the conditioned place preference paradigm and changes in DRG ATF3: Effects of gabapentin, ketorolac, and etanercept. Anesth Analg. 2013 Jan;116(1):224-31.


Christianson CA, Dumlao D, Stokes JA, Dennis EA, Svensson CI, Corr M, Yaksh TL. Spinal TLR4 mediates the transition to a persistent mechanical hypersensitivity after the resolution of inflammation in serum-transferred arthritis. Pain. 2011 Dec;152(12):2881-91.


Stokes JA, Corr M, Yaksh TL. Transient tactile allodynia following intrathecal puncture in mouse: contributions of toll-like receptor signaling. Neurosci Lett. 2011 Oct 31;504(3):215-8.

Select Conference Abstracts

Stokes JA and Fisher M* (2023) A single 10-minute e-cigarette vapor exposure reduces tidal volume and minute ventilation in both normoxia and normobaric hypoxia immediately after exposure [poster abstract]. The American Physiological Society Summit; Long Beach, CA; Abstract nr 764

Peters AM*, Fisher M*, and Stokes JA. (2023) Effects of 14 Day E-Cigarette Exposure on Ventilation and Circulating Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines in Adolescent Rats International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Proceedings: Vol. 2: Iss. 15, Article 79.

Fisher M*, and Stokes JA. (2023). A Single 10-Minute Vape Exposure Alters Ventilation in Adult Rats. International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Proceedings: Vol. 2: Iss. 15, Article 138.


Guarraci FA, Belfield JB, Carter KM, Kelly M*, Williams N*, Gale A*, Yepez L*, Avendano L*, Estoesta C, Valdivia HS*, Sencherey B*, Stokes, JA (2022). Prepubescent Vaporized Nicotine Exposure Disrupts Sexual Motivation and Pubertal Onset in Female but not Male Long-Evans Rats. Society for Neuroscience 51; San Diego, CA.  

Stokes JA and Peters AM* (2022) Daily E-cigarette Vapor Exposure Does Not Modify Response to 10% Normobaric Hypoxia in Long-Evans Rats. [poster abstract]. Experimental Biology; Philadelphia, PA.  Abstract nr 957.1/E584 

Peters AM* and Stokes JA (2022) Seven Day E-cigarette Vapor Exposure Does Not Modify Ventilation Patterns in Long-Evans Rats. International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Proceedings: Vol. 2 : Iss. 14 , Article 87. Available at:

Peters AM* and Stokes JA (2021). 7-Day E-Cigarette Exposure Effects on Ventilation in Adult Rats. SU Summer Research Open House. 

Faul JR*, Powell FL, Stokes JA (2020). Microglia Activation and IL-1β Expression in Select Ventilatory Control Regions Following Exposure to Chronic Sustained Hypoxia. [poster abstract]. Experimental Biology; San Diego, CA.  Abstract nr 986.2/G54 (Conference Cancelled - Abstract Published)

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