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Chang, A., Sloan, E., Antoni, M.H., Knight, J, Telles, R., Lutgendorf, S.K. (2022) Biobehavioral Pathways and Cancer Progression: Insights for improving Well-Being and Cancer Outcomes.  Invited review for 20th Anniversary Special Issue of Integrative Cancer Therapies


Falcinelli, M, Thaker, PH, Lutgendorf, S.K., Conzen, S.D., Flaherty, R, Flint, M.S. The role of psychological stress in cancer initiation: clinical relevance and potential molecular mechanisms. (2021). Cancer Research. 81(20):5131-5140.  doi: 10.1158/0008-5472

Velez-Bermudez, M.S., Norton, A., Ament, A, Armer, J., Davis, L.Z., Deming, R.D., Lutgendorf, S.K. (2021) Above and Beyond Cancer: A Novel Approach to Growth and Resilience in Cancer Survivors. Journal of Psycho-oncology Research and Practice. 3(4)e065.  doi: 10.1097/OR9.0000000000000065

Lutgendorf, S.K., Ramirez, E., Schrepf, A., Valentine, M.C., Charlton, M., Zimmerman, M.Z., Goodheart, MN.J., Zia, S., Sood, A.K., Thaker, P.H. (2021). Rural residence is related to shorter survival in epithelial ovarian cancer patients. Gynecologic Oncology. S0090-8258(21)00601-6.  doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2021.07.035. 

Ketcher, D,  Lutgendorf, S.K., Leighton, S., Matzo, M., Carter, J., Peddireddy, A., Karlan, P., Tew, W.P., Sood, A.K., Shinn, E.H. (2021) Attributions of survival and methods of coping of long-term ovarian cancer survivors: A qualitative study. BMC Women’s Health 21(1):376. doi: 10.1186/s12905-021-01476-1.

Bindra, S., McGill, M.A., Triplett, M.K., Tyagi, A., Thaker, P.H., Dahmoush, MJ, Ogden, RT, Owusu-Ansah, E, Karan K, Cole, S., Sood, A.K., Lutgendorf, S., Picard, M. (2021). Tumor mitochondria exhibit abnormal phenotypes and blunted associations with positive and negative psychosocial factors. Scientific Reports, 11(1):11595. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-89934-6   

Cuneo, M., Szeto, A. Schrepf, A., Kinner, E.M., Schachner, B. I., Ahmed, R., Thaker, P. H., Goodheart, M., Cole, S.W., McCabe, P.M., Sood, A.K., Mendez, A.J., Lutgendorf, S.K. (2021) Positive psychosocial factors are associated with oxytocin in the ovarian tumor microenvironment. Psychosomatic Medicine.83 (5) 417-422. 
doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000935 

Garvin, L., Slavich, G., Schrepf, A., Davis, L.Z., Thaker P.H., Goodheart, M.J., Cole, S.W., Sood, A.K., Lutgendorf, S.K. (2021). Chronic Difficulties are Associated with Poorer Psychosocial Functioning in the First Year Post-Diagnosis in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Patients. Psychosocial Oncology. 30(6) 954-961. doi: 10.1002/pon.5682 


Lutgendorf, S.K., Penedo, F., Goodheart, M.J., Arevalo, J.M.G., Thaker, P.H., Slavich, G.M., Sood, A.K., Cole, S.W. (2020) Biobehavioral Stress and the Epithelial Mesenchymal Transition in Ovarian Cancer. Cancer, 126(19) 4407-13. PMC7719066

Li, Y., Yang, S., Sadaoui, N.C., Hu, W., Dasari, S.K., Mangala, LS, Sun, Y., Zhao, S., Wang, L., Liu, Y., Ramondetta, L.M., Li, K., Lu, C., Kang, Y., Cole, S.W., Lutgendorf, S.K., Sood, A.K.   (2020) Sustained Adrenergic activation of YAP1 induces anoikis resistance in cervical cancer cells, iScience,   

Peres, L., Sinha, S., Townsend, M.K., Fridley, B.L., Karlan, B.Y., Lutgendorf, S.K., Shinn, E., Sood, A.K., Tworoger, S.S.  (2020). Predictors of survival trajectories among women with epithelial ovarian cancer. Gynecologic Oncology, 156(2), 459-466.


Armer, J.S., Lutgendorf, S.K. (2019) The Impact of Yoga on Fatigue in Cancer Survivorship: A meta-analysis. Journal of the National Cancer Institute Cancer Spectrum,4, pkz098.

Cuneo, M.G., Szeto, A., Schrepf, A., Kinner, E.M., Schachner, B.I., Ahmed, R., Thaker, P.H., Goodheart, M., Bender, D., Cole, S.W., McCabe, P.M., Sood, A.K., Lutgendorf, S.K., Mendez A.J. (2019). Oxytocin in the tumor microenvironment is associated with lower inflammation and longer survival in advanced epithelial ovarian cancer patients. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 106:244-251. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2019.04.007 (Co-senior author)

Gupta, A., Bhatt, R.R., Naliboff, B.D., Kutch, J.J., Labus, J.S., Vora, P.P., Alaverdyan, M., Schrepf, A., Lutgendorf, S., Mayer, E.A. and the MAPP research network. (2019). Impact of early adverse life events and sex on functional brain networks in patients with urological chronic pelvic pain syndrome (UCPPS): A MAPP Research Network study. MAPP Research Network. PLoS One, 14(6):e0217610. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0217610


Umamaheswaran S, Dasari SK, Yang P, Lutgendorf SK, Sood AK. Stress, inflammation, and eicosanoids: an emerging perspective. Cancer Metastasis Rev. 2018 37, 203-211. doi: 10.1007/s10555-018-9741-1.

Valdimarsdottir, H.B., Mariana G. Figuero, M.G., Holden, W., Lutgendorf, S.K., Chen, J., Hoffman-Peterson, A., Granski, J., Prescott, N., Vega, A., Stern, N., Winkel, G., Redd, W.H. (2018). Programmed Environmental Illumination during Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation Hospitalization for the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma Reduces Severity of Depression: A Preliminary Randomized Controlled Trial. Cancer Medicine

Armer, J. S., Clevenger, L., Davis, L. Z., Cuneo, M., Thaker, P. H., Goodheart, M. J., Bender, D.P., Dahmoush, L., Sood, A.K., Cole, S.W., Slavich, G.M., Lutgendorf, S. K. (2018). Life Stress as a Risk Factor for Sustained Anxiety and Cortisol Dysregulation During the First Year of Survivorship in Ovarian Cancer. Cancer. 124, 3401-8. doi: 10.1002/cncr.31570

Lutgendorf, S.K., Thaker, P.H., Arevalo, J.A., Goodheart, M.J., Slavich, G.M., Sood, A.K., Cole, S.W. (2018). Biobehavioral Modulation of the Exosome Transcriptome in Ovarian Carcinoma. Cancer, 124, 580-586.  doi: 10.1002/cncr.31078

Kogan P, Xu S, Wang Y, O'Donnell MA, Lutgendorf SK, Bradley CS, Schrepf A, Kreder KJ, Luo Y. (2018). Sub-noxious Intravesical Lipopolysaccharide Triggers Bladder Inflammation and Symptom Onset in A Transgenic Autoimmune Cystitis Model: A MAPP Network Animal Study. Sci Rep. 8(1):6573. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-24833-x.

Schrepf A, Naliboff B, Williams DA, Stephens-Shields AJ, Landis JR, Gupta A, Mayer E, Rodriguez LV, Lai H, Luo Y, Bradley C, Kreder K, Lutgendorf SK, and the MAPP Research Network. (2018). Adverse Childhood Experiences and Symptoms of Urologic Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Chronic Pelvic Pain Research Network Study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine 52(10):865-877. doi: 10.1093/abm/kax060. 

Kinner, E. M., Armer, J. S., McGregor, B. A., Duffecy, J., Leighton, S., Corden, M. E., Gautier-Mullady, J., Penedo, F, Lutgendorf, S. K. (2018). Internet-Based Group Intervention for Ovarian Cancer Survivors: Feasibility and Preliminary Results. Journal of Medical Internet Research, Cancer, 4(1). doi:10.2196/cancer.8430


Cuneo, M.G.,   Schrepf A., Slavich G.M., Thaker P.H., Goodheart M., Bender D., Cole, S.W., Sood, A., Lutgendorf, S.K.  (2017) Neuroendocrine Dynamics in Five-Year Survivors of Ovarian Cancer. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 84, 139-42, doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2017.06.019

Nagaraja, A. S., Dood, R. L., Armaiz-Pena, G., Kang, Y., Wu, S. Y., Allen, J. K., . . . Lutgendorf, S.K., Cole, S.W.,  Sood, A. K. (2017). Adrenergic-mediated increases in INHBA drive CAF phenotype and collagens. JCI Insight, 2, doi:10.1172/jci.insight.93076

Lutgendorf, S.K., Shinn, E., Carter, J., Leighton, S., Baggerly, K., Guindani, M., Fellman, B., Matzo, M., Goodman, M.T., Tew, W., Lester, J., Moore, K.N.,  Karlan, B.Y., Levine, D.A., Sood, A. (2017) Quality of Life in  Long Term Survivors of Advanced-Stage Ovarian Cancer. Gynecologic Oncology,146, 101-108,   doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.05.008

Davis, L.Z.,  Cuneo, M., Thaker, P. Goodheart, M.J., Bender, D., Lutgendorf, S.K. Changes in spiritual well-being and psychological outcomes in ovarian cancer survivors. (2017) Psychosocial Oncology. doi: 10.1002/pon.4485

Jutagir, D. R., Blomberg, B. B., Carver, C. S., Lechner, S. C., Timpano, K. R., Bouchard, L. C., Gudenkauf, L. M., Jacobs, J. M., Diaz, A., Lutgendorf, S. K., Cole, S. W., Heller, A. S., & Antoni, M. H. (2017). Social well-being is associated with less pro-inflammatory and pro-metastatic gene expression in women after surgery for breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 165, 169-80. DOI: 10.1007/s10549-017-4316-3

Naliboff, B., Stephens-Shields, A.J., Lai, H., Griffith, J., Clemens, Q., Lutgendorf, S., Rodriguez, L., Newcomb, C., Sutcliffe, S., Guo, W., Kusek, J.W., Landis, J. R. (2017). Clinical and Psychosocial Predictors of Urologic Chronic Pelvic Pain Symptom Change Over One Year: A Prospective Study from the MAPP Research Network, Journal of Urology, 198(4):848-857. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2017.05.065.

Muehsam, D., Lutgendorf, S., Mills, P.J., Rickhi B., Chevalier, G., Bat N., Chopra, D., Gurfein, B. (2017). The embodied mind: A review on functional genomic and neurological correlates of mind-body therapies. Neuroscience Biobehavioral Reviews, 73:165-181. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2016.12.027


Wang, X., Liu, W., O'Donnell, M., Lutgendorf, S., Bradley, C., Schrepf, A., Liu, L., Kreder, K., Luo, Y. (2016). Evidence for the Role of Mast Cells in Cystitis-Associated Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Chronic Pelvic Pain Research Network Animal Model Study. Plos One. Sep 29;11(9):e0163829. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0163829.

Antoni, M.H., Bouchard, L.C., Jacobs, J.M., Lechner, S.C., Jutagir, D.R., Gudenkauf, L.M., Carver, C.S., Lutgendorf, S., Cole, S.W., Lippman, M., & Blomberg, B.B. (2016).  Stress management, leukocyte transcriptional changes and breast cancer recurrence in a randomized trial: An exploratory analysis. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 74:269-277. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2016.09.012.

Dao F., Schlappe B.A., Tseng J., Lester J., Nick A.M., Lutgendorf S.K., McMeekin S., Coleman R.L., Moore K.N., Karlan B.Y., Sood A.K., Levine D.A.(2016). Characteristics of 10-year survivors of high-grade serous ovarian carcinoma. Gynecologic Oncology, 141(2):260-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2016.03.010.

Xu, S., Wang, X., Wang, Y., Lutgendorf, S., Bradley, C., Schrepf, A., Kreder, K., O’Donnell, M., Luo, Y. (2016) Transgenic Mice Expressing MCP-1 by the Urothelium Demonstrate Bladder Hypersensitivity, Pelvic Pain and Voiding Dysfunction: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Chronic Pelvic Pain Research Network Animal Model Study. Plos One 11 (9), DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0163829

Butcher HK, Gordon JK, Ko JW, Perkhounkova Y, Cho JY, Rinner A, Lutgendorf S. (2016). Finding Meaning in Written Emotional Expression by Family Caregivers of Persons With Dementia.  American Journal of Alzheimers Disease and Other Dementias, 31(8):631-642

Christensen, D.,  Armaiz-Pena, G.N., Ramirez, E., Matsuo, K., Zimmerman, B., Zand, B., Shinn, E., Goodheart, M.J., Bender, D., Thaker, P.H., Ahmed, A., Penedo, F., DeGeest, K.,  Mendez, L., Domann, F., Sood, A.K., Lutgendorf, S.K.  (2016) SSRI use and clinical outcomes in epithelial ovarian cancer. Oncotarget. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.8891

Nagaraja, A.S., Sadaoui, N.C., Dorniak, P.L., Lutgendorf, S.K., Sood, A.K. (2016). SnapShot: Stress and Disease. Cell Metabolism. 23(2), 388-388.  doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2016.01.015.

Schrepf, A., O’Donnell, M.A., Luo, Y., Bradley, C.S., Kreder, K.J., Lutgendorf, S.K. (2016). Inflammation and Symptom Change in Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Chronic Pelvic Pain Research Network Study Urology, 90:56-61. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2015.12.040

Zand, B., Previs, R.A., Zacharias, N.M., Rupaimoole, R., Mitamura, T., Nagaraja, A.S., Guindani, M., Dalton, H.J., Yang, L., Baddour, J., Achreja, A., Hu, W., Pecot, C.V., Ivan, C., Wu, S.Y., McCullough, C.R., Gharpure, K.M., Shoshan, E., Pradeep, S., Mangala, L.S., Rodriguez-Aguayo, C., Wang, Y., Nick, A.M., Davies, M.A., Armaiz-Pena, G., Liu, J., Lutgendorf, S.K., Baggerly, K.A., Eli, M.B., Lopez-Berestein, G., Nagrath, D., Bhattacharya, P.K.,  Sood, A.K. (2016). Role of Increased n-acetylaspartate Levels in Cancer.  Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 108(6). pii: djv426. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djv426.

Kang,Y.,  Nagaraja, A.S., Armaiz-Pena, G.N., Dorniak, P.L., Hu, W., Rupaimoole, R., Liu,T., Gharpure, K.M., Previs, R.A.., Hansen, J.M., Rodriguez-Aguayo, C., Ivan, C., Ram, P., Lopez-Berestein, G., Lutgendorf, S.K., Cole, S.W., Sood, A.K. (2016). Adrenergic stimulation of DUSP1 impairs chemotherapy response in ovarian cancer. Clinical Cancer Research, 22(7):1713-24. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-15-1275.

Bayer, J., Spitz, D., Christensen, D., McCormick, M., Farley, D., DeGeest, K., Dahmoush, L., Aust, S., Sood, A.K., Lutgendorf, S.K.  (2015). Life Stress, Neuroendocrine Hormones, and Antioxidant Stress Hormones in Ovarian Cancer Patients. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 50, 58-62.  doi:10.1016/j.bbi.2015.04.019.

Davis, L.,  Slavich, G.M., Thaker, P.H.,  Goodheart, M.J., Bender D., Dahmoush, L., Farley, D., Markon, K.E., Penedo, F.J., Lubaroff, D.M., Cole, S.W., Sood, A.K., Lutgendorf, S.K. (2015). Eudaimonic Well-Being is Associated with Lower Tumor Norepinephrine in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Patients. Cancer, 121(19):3543-50. doi: 10.1002/cncr.29516.

Hammerschlag, R., Levin, M., McCraty, R., Bat, N., Ives, J.A., Lutgendorf, S.K., Oschman, J.L. (2015). Biofield Physiology: A Framework for an Emerging Discipline. Global Advances in Health and Medicine, 4(Suppl), 35-41. doi: 10.7453/gahmj.2015.015.suppl. Epub 2015 Nov 1.

Jain, S., Hammerschlag, R., Mills, P., Cohen, L., Krieger, R., Vieten, C., Lutgendorf, S. (2015). Clinical Studies of Biofield Therapies: Summary, Methodological Challenges, and Recommendations. Global Advances in Health and Medicine, 4(Suppl), 58-66. doi: 10.7453/gahmj.2015.034.suppl. Epub 2015 Nov 1.

Nagaraja, A.S., Dorniak, P.L., Sadaoui, N.C., Kang, Y., Lin, T., Armaiz-Pena, G., Wu, S.Y., Rupaimoole, R., Allen J.K., Gharpure K.M., Pradeep S., Zand B., Previs R.A., Hansen, J.M., Ivan, C., Rodriguez-Aguayo, C., Yang, P., Lopez-Berestein, G., Lutgendorf, S.K., Cole, S.W., Sood, AK. (2016). Sustained adrenergic signaling leads to increased metastasis in ovarian cancer via increased PGE2 synthesis. Oncogene. 35(18):2390-7. doi: 10.1038/onc.2015.302 doi: 10.1038/onc.2015.302

Schrepf­­, A.,   Bradley, C.S., O’Donnell, M., Luo, Y., Harte,  S.E., Kreder, K., Lutgendorf, S.K., and the Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Chronic Pelvic Pain (MAPP) Research Network. (2015). Toll-like Receptor 4 and Comorbid Pain in Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome:  A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Chronic Pelvic Pain Research Network Study. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 49, 66-74. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2015.03.003. 

Schrepf, A., Lutgendorf, S.K., Pyter, L.M. (2015). Pre-Treatment effects of peripheral tumors on brain and behavior: Neuroinflammatory mechanisms in humans and rodents. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 49, 1-17. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2015.04.010.

Armaiz-Pena, G.N., Gonzalez-Villasana, V., Nagaraja, A.S., Rodriguez-Aguayo, C., Sadaoui N.C., Stone, R.L., Matsuo, K., Dalton, H.J., Previs, R.A., Jennings, N.B., Dorniak, P., Hansen, J.M., Arevalo, J.M., Cole, S.W., Lutgendorf, S.K., Sood, A.K., Lopez-Berestein, G. (2015). Adrenergic regulation of monocyte chemotactic protein 1 leads to enhanced macrophage recruitment and ovarian carcinoma growth. Oncotarget, 6, 4266-73.

Lu, D.F., Hart, L.K., Lutgendorf, S.K., Oh, H., Silverman, M. (2016). Effects of Healing Touch and Relaxation Therapy on Adult Patients Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant: A Feasibility Pilot Study. Cancer Nursing, 39(3) E1-E11,  doi: 10.1002/cncr.29516


Cole, S.W., Nagaraja, A.S., Lutgendorf, S.K., McDonald, P.G., Sood, A.K. (2015). Sympathetic Nervous System Regulation of the Tumor Microenvironment. Nature Reviews Cancer. 15(9), 563-72. doi: 10.1038/nrc3978.

Bottsford-Miller, J., Choi, H.J., Dalton, H.J., Stone, R.L., Cho, M.S., Haemmerle, M., Nick A.M., Pradeep, S., Zand, B., Previs, R.A., Pecot, C.V., Crane, E.K., Hu, W., Lutgendorf, S.K., Afshar-Kharghan ,V., Sood, A.K.(2015). Differential platelet levels affect response to taxane-based therapy in ovarian cancer. Clinical Cancer Research, 21(3), 602-10. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-14-0870.

Watkins, J.L., Thaker, P.H., Nick, A.M., Ramondetta, L.M., Kumar, S., Urbauer, D.L., Matsuo, K, Squires, K.C., Coleman, R.L., Lutgendorf, S.K., Ramirez, P.T., Sood, A.K. (2015). Clinical impact of selective and nonselective beta-blockers on survival in patients with ovarian cancer. Cancer, 121(19):3444-51. doi: 10.1002/cncr.29392.

Schrepf, A., Thaker, P., Goodheart, M., Bender, D., Slavich, G.M., Dahmoush, L., Penedo, F., DeGeest, K., Mendez, L., Lubaroff, D.M., Cole, S., Sood, A.K., Lutgendorf, S. K. (2015). Diurnal Cortisol variation and survival in epithelial ovarian cancer. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 53, 256-67.  doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2015.01.010   

Lutgendorf, S.K., Andersen, B.L. (2015)   Biobehavioral Approaches to Cancer Progression and Survival: Mechanisms and Interventions.  American Psychologist, 70, 186-97.  doi: 10.1037/a0035730


Lutgendorf, S.K., Andersen, B.L. Biobehavioral Approaches to Cancer Progression and Survival: Mechanisms and Interventions.  (2014)  American Psychologist.

Schrepf, A. , O’Donnell, M., Luo, Y., Bradley, C.S., Kreder, K., Lutgendorf, S.,   and the Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Chronic Pelvic Pain (MAPP) Research Network (2014 in press) Inflammation and Inflammatory Control in Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome: Associations with Painful Symptoms. Pain. pii: S0304-3959(14)00262-0. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2014.05.029.

Stone, R.L., Baggerly, K.A., Armaiz-Pena, G.N., Kang, Y., Sanguino, A.M., Thanapprapasr, D., Dalton, H.J., Bottsford-Miller, J., Zand, B., Akbani, R., Diao, L., Nick, A.M., DeGeest, K., Lopez-Berestein, G., Coleman, R., Lutgendorf, S., Sood. A.K. (2014). Focal Adhesion Kinase: An Alternative Focus for Anti-angiogenesis Therapy in Ovarian Cancer. Cancer Biol Ther, 15. 919-29. 

Redd, W.H., Valdimarsdottir, H., Wu, L.M., Winkel, G., Byrne, E.E., Beltre, M.A., Liebman, E.S., Erazo, T., Hayes, J.A., Isola, L., Scigliano, E., Meschian, Y., Lutgendorf, S., Ancoli-Israel, S. (2014). Systematic light exposure in the treatment of cancer-related fatigue: a preliminary study. Psychooncology. doi: 10.1002/pon.3553

Bisht, B., Darling, W.G., Grossmann, R.E., Shivapour, E.T., Lutgendorf, S.K., Snetselaar, L.G., Hall, M.J., Zimmerman, M.B., Wahls, T.L. (2014) A multimodal intervention for patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis: feasibility and effect on fatigue. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 20,347-55. doi: 10.1089/acm.2013.0188

Wen, Y., Zand, B., Ozpolat, B., Szczepanski, M.J., Lu, C., Yuca, E., Carroll, A.R, Alpay, N., Bartholomeusz, C., Tekedereli, I., Kang, Y., Rupaimoole, R., Pecot, C.V., Dalton, H.J., Hernandez, A., Lokshin, A., Lutgendorf, S.K., Liu, J., Hittelman, W.N., Chen, W.Y., Lopez-Berestein, G., Szajnik, M., Ueno, N.T., Coleman, R.L., Sood, A.K. (2014). Antagonism of Tumoral Prolactin Receptor Promotes Autophagy-Related Cell Death. Cell Rep. 2014 S2211-1247(14)00187-9. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2014.03.009.

Schrepf, A.+, Markon, K., Lutgendorf , S.K. (2014) Pathways From Childhood Trauma to Elevated C-Reactive Protein in Adulthood: Role of Anxiety, Health Behaviors, and Disrupted Sleep. Psychosomatic Medicine. 76, 327-36. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000072


Armaiz-Pena, G.N., Allen, J.K., Cruz, A., Stone, R.L., Nick, A.M.,Lin, Y.G., Han, L.Y., Mangala, L.S., Villares, G.J., Vivas-Mejia, P., Rodriguex_Aquayo, C., Nagaraja, A.S., Gharpure, K.M., Wu, Z., English, R.D., Soman, K.V., Shazhad, M.M.K., Zigler, M., Deavers, M.T., Zien, A., Soldatos, T.G., Jackson, D.B., Wiktorowicz, J.E., Torres-Lugo, M., Young, T., DeGeest, K., Gallick, G.E., Bar-Eli, M., Lopez-Berestein, G., Cole, S.W., Lopez, G.E., Lutgendorf, S.K., Sood, A.K. (2013). Src-activation by b-adrenoreceptors is a key switch for tumor metastasis.Nature Communications, 4, 1403. doi: 10.1038/ncomms2413 PMID: 23360994   PMCID: PMC3561638

Schrepf, A.,Clevenger, L., Christensen, D., DeGeest, K., Bender, D., Ahmed, A., Goodheart, M,  Dahmoush, L., Penedo, F., Lucci, J., Ganjei-Azar, P., Mendez, L., Markon, K., Lubaroff, D., Kirschbaum, C., Sood, A., Lutgendorf,  S.K. (2013) Cortisol and Interleukin-6 in Ovarian Cancer Patients Following Primary Treatment:  Relationships with Quality of Life. Brain, Behavior and Immunity30, S126-S134. PMID: 22884960

Sannes, T.S., Jensen, S.E., Dodd, S.M., Kneipp, S.M., Garey Smith, S., Patidar, S.M., Marsiske, M.M., Lutgendorf,  S., Morgan, L.S., Pereira, D.B. (2013). Depressive symptoms and cortisol variability prior to surgery for suspected endometrial cancer. Psychoneuroendocrinology,  38, 241-9. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2012.06.001. PMID:22762895  PMCID: PMC3473116

Lutgendorf, S.K., Slavich, G.M., Degeest, K., Goodheart, M., Bender, D., Thaker, P.H., Penedo, F., Zimmerman, B., Lucci, J. 3rd, Mendez, L., Collins, K., Sood, A.K. (2013).  Non-cancer life stressors contribute to impaired quality of life in ovarian cancer patients. Gynecologic Oncology, 131, 667-73. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2013.09.025   PMC3882020

Shinn, E.H., Lenihan, D.J., Urbauer, D.L., Basen-Engquist, K.M., Valentine, A., Palmero, L., Woods, M.L., Patel, P., Nick, A.M., Shahzad, M.M., Stone, R.L., Golden, A., Atkinson, E., Lutgendorf, S.K., Sood, A.K. (2013). Impact of cardiovascular comorbidity on ovarian cancer mortality. Cancer Epidemiological Biomarkers Prevention, 22, 2102-9. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-13-0625. Epub 2013 Sep 17

Nagaraja, A.S., Sadaoui, N.C., Lutgendorf, S.K., Ramondetta, L.M., Sood, A.K. (2013). β-blockers: a new role in cancer chemotherapy? Expert Opinion Investigational Drugs. 22, 1359-63. doi: 10.1517/13543784.2013.825250.
Lu, D.F., Hart, L.K., Lutgendorf, S.K., Oh, H., Schilling, M. (2013). Slowing progression of early stages of AD with alternative therapies: A feasibility study. Geriatric Nursing,  doi:pii: S0197-4572(13)00252-8. 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2013.07.003.

Lu, D.F., Hart, L.K., Lutgendorf, S.K., Perkhounkova, Y. (2013) The effect of healing touch on the pain and mobility of persons with osteoarthritis: A feasibility study. Geriatric Nursing, 34, 314-22.  doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2013.05.003.

Clevenger, L., Schrepf, A., DeGeest, K., Bender, D., Ahmed, A., Goodheart, M, Dahmoush, L., Penedo, F., Lucci, J., Thaker, P, Mendez, L., Sood, A., Lutgendorf, S.K.  (2013). Sleep disturbances and quality of life in ovarian cancer patients during the first year post-diagnosis. Cancer, 119, 3234-41, doi: 10.1002/cncr.28188. PMC3775963

Moreno-Smith M., Lee S.J., Lu C., Nagaraja A.S., He G., Rupaimoole R., Han H.D., Jennings N.B., Roh J.W., Nishimura M., Kang Y., Allen J.K., Armaiz G.N., Matsuo K., Shahzad M.M., Bottsford-Miller J., Langley R.R., Cole S.W., Lutgendorf S.K., Siddik Z.H., Sood A.K. (2013). Biologic effects of dopamine on tumor vasculature in ovarian carcinoma. Neoplasia, 15, 502-10. ****

Green McDonald, P., O’Connell, M., Lutgendorf, S.K.  (2013). Psychoneuro-immunology and cancer: A decade of discovery, paradigm shifts, and methodological innovations. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 30, S1-S9.  doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2013.01.003. PMID: 23333846

Nagaraja, A.S., Armaiz-Pena G.N., Lutgendorf, S.K., Sood, A.K. (2013) Why stress is BAD for cancer patients.  Journal of Clinical Investigation 25:1-3 doi: 10.1172/JCI67887.  PMID: 23348736 ; PMCID:PMC3561841


Lutgendorf, S.K., DeGeest, K., Dahmoush, L., Bender, D., Ahmed, A., Goodheart, M.,  Penedo, F., Lucci, J., Ganjei-Azar, P.,  Mendez, L., Thaker, P., Zimmerman, B.,  Lubaroff, D.M., Cole, S.W. Sood, A.K. (2012). Social Influences on Clinical Outcomes of Ovarian Cancer Patients. Journal of Clinical Oncology.30, 2885-90. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2011.39.4411  PMID: 22802321; PMCID: PMC3410403. PDF

Clevenger, L.,Schrepf, A.,Christensen, D., DeGeest, K., Bender, D., Ahmed, A., Goodheart, M, Dahmoush, L., Penedo, F., Lucci, J., Thaker, P, Mendez, L., Lubaroff, D., Sood, A., Lutgendorf, S. (2012) Sleep disturbance, cytokines, and fatigue in women with ovarian cancer. (Invited paper for special series on Fatigue and Cytokines)  Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 26, 1037-44. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2012.04.003  PMID: 22543257  PMCID: PMC3434312 PDF

Stone, R.L., Nick, A.M., McNeish, I.A., Balkwill, F., Han, H.D., Bottsford-Miller, J., Rupaimoole, R., Armaiz-Pena, G.N., Pecot, C.V., Coward, J., Deavers, M.T., Vasquez, H.G., Urbauer, D., Landen, C.N., Hu, W., Gershenson, H., Matsuo, K., Shahzad, M.M., King, E.R., Tekedereli, I., Ozpolat, B., Ahn, E.H., Bond, V.K., Wang, R., Drew, A.F., Gushiken, F., Collins, K., DeGeest, K., Lutgendorf, S.K.,Chiu, W., Lopez-Berestein, G., Afshar-Kharghan, V., Sood, A.K. (2012). Paraneoplastic thrombocytosis in ovarian cancer. New England Journal of Medicine, 366, 610-18


Antoni, M.H., Lutgendorf, S.K., Blomberg, B., Carver, C.S., Lechner, S., Diaz, A., Stagl, J., Arevalo, J.M.G., Cole, S. W. (in press). Cognitive-behavioral stress management reverses anxiety-related leukocyte transcriptional dynamics. Biological Psychiatry. PDF 

Lamkin, D. M., Lutgendorf , S.K., Lubaroff, D.M., Sood, A.K., Beltz, T.G.,  Johnson, A.K. (2011). Cancer induces inflammation and depressive-like behavior in the mouse: Modulation by social housing. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 25, 555-64.  PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3039064

Moreno-Smith M, Lu C, Shahzad MM, Pena GN, Allen JK, Stone RL, Mangala LS, Han HD, Kim HS, Farley D, Berestein GL, Cole SW, Lutgendorf SK, Sood AK. (2011). Dopamine Blocks Stress-Mediated Ovarian Carcinoma Growth, Clin Cancer Res. 17, 3649-59.


Lutgendorf, S.K. , DeGeest, K., Dahmoush, L., Farley, D., Penedo, F., Bender, D., Goodheart, M., Buekers, T.E., Mendez, L., Krueger, G., Clevenger, L., Lubaroff, D.M., Sood, A.K., Cole, S.W. (2010)  Social Isolation is associated with Elevated Tumor Norepinephrine in Ovarian Carcinoma Patients. Brain Behavior and Immunity, 25, 250-5. NIHMS251278

Lutgendorf, S.K., Mullen,E., Russell, D., DeGeest. K., Jacobson, G.M., Hart, L., Anderson, B., Bender, D., Buekers, T., Goodheart, M., Antoni, M., Sood, A., Lubaroff, D. (2010) Preservation of immune function in cervical cancer patients during chemoradiation treatment using a novel integrative approach.Brain, Behavior and Immunity. 24, 1231-40. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2010.06.014   NIHMSID 219317. PDF

Weinrib, A., Sephton, S.E., DeGeest, K., Penedo, F., Bender, D., Zimmerman, B., Kirschbaum, C. , Sood, A., Lubaroff, D.M., Lutgendorf, S.K.  (2010). Diurnal Cortisol Dysregulation: Links with Depression and Functional Disability in Women with Ovarian Cancer. Cancer.  116, 4410-9. PMID 20564155. NIHMS286552.

Shahzad, M.M.K, Arevalo, J.M., Armaiz-Pena, G.N., Lu, C., Stone, R.L., Moreno-Smith, M., Nishimura, M., Lee, J.W., Jennings, N.B., Bottsford-Miller, J., Vivas-Mejia P., Lutgendorf, S.K., Lopez-Berestein, G., Bar-Eli, M., Cole, S.W., Sood, A.K. (2010). Stress effects on FosB and interleukin-8 (IL-8) driven ovarian cancer growth and metastasis. The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 285, 35462-35470.

Sood, A.K., Armaiz-Pena, G.N., Halder, J., Nick, A.M., Stone, R.L., Hu, W., Carroll, A.R., Spannuth, W.A., Deavers, M.T., Allen, J.K., Han, L.Y., Kamat, A.A., Shahzad, M.M.K, McIntyre, B.W., Diaz-Montero, C.M., Jennings, N.B., Lin, Y.G., Merritt, W.M., DeGeest,K.,  Vivas-Mejia, P.E., Lopez-Berestein, G., Schaller, M.D., Cole, S.W., Lutgendorf, S.K. (2010). Adrenergic modulation of focal adhesion kinase protects human ovarian cancer cells from anoikis. Journal of Clinical Investigation.120, 1515-23. PMCID: PMC2860925.

Cole, S.W., Arevalo, J.M., Takahashi, R., Sloan, E.K., Lutgendorf, S.K., Sood, A.K., Sheridan, J.F., Seeman, T.E. (2010).  Computational identification of gene-social environment interaction at the human IL6 locus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. 107, 5681-5686  PMCID: PMC2851818

Costanzo, E. S., Lutgendorf, S. K., & Roman, S. L. (2010). Common- sense beliefs about breast cancer and health practices among women completing treatment for breast cancer. Psycho-Oncology. 20, 53-61.   NIHMS192078


Lang, E.V., Berbaum, K., Lutgendorf, S. (2009). Large-core breast biopsy: Abnormal salivary cortisol profiles associated with uncertainty of diagnosis.Radiology. 250, 631-637.

Armaiz-Pena, G., Mangala S., Spannuth, W., Lin, Y., Jennings, N.,  Nick, A., Langley, R., Schmandt, R.,  Lutgendorf, S., Cole, S., Sood, A. (2009). Estrous cycle modulates ovarian carcinoma growth. Clinical Cancer Research, 15, 2971-8  PMCID: PMC2743312

Lee, J-W., Shahzad, M., Lin, Y., Armaiz-Pena, G., Mangala, S., Han, H-D., Kim, H-S., Nam, E.J.,  Jennings, N., Halder, J., Nick, A., Stone, R., Lu, C., Lutgendorf, S.,Cole, S., Lokshin, A., Sood, A. (2009). Surgical Stress Promotes Tumor Growth in Ovarian Carcinoma, Clinical Cancer Research, 15, 2695-2702.  PMCID: PMC2746852

Lutgendorf, S.K., DeGeest, K., Sung, C.Y., Arevalo, J.M.G., Penedo, F., Lucci, J.A. III, Goodheart, M., Lubaroff, D., Farley, D.M., Sood, A.K., Cole, S.W. (2009). Depression, Social Support, and Beta-Adrenergic Transcription Control in Human Ovarian Cancer Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. (PMCID #18550328) 23, 176-183, June 10 epub ahead of print. PMCID: PMC2677379 PDF

Lamkin, D.+, Spitz, D., Shahzad, M.M., Zimmerman, B., Lenihan, D.J., Degeest, K., Lubaroff, D.M., Shinn, E.H., Sood A.K., Lutgendorf, S.K.  (2009). Preoperative glucose levels and survival in ovarian cancer patients. Cancer. 115, 1021-1027. Jan 20 epub ahead of print.** PMCID: PMC2649990

McCarthy A.M., Hanrahan K., Kleiber C., Zimmerman, M.B., Lutgendorf, S.,Tsalikian E. (2009). Normative salivary cortisol values and responsivity in children. Applied Nursing Research, 22, 54-62.  PMCID: PMC2650745


Lutgendorf, S.K., Lamkin, D.M., Jennings, N.B., Arevalo, J.M.G., Penedo, F., DeGeest, K., Langley, R.R., Lucci, J.A. III, Cole, S.W., Lubaroff, D.M., Sood, A.K. (2008). Biobehavioral Influences on Matrix Metalloproteinase Expression in Ovarian Carcinoma, Clinical Cancer Research, 14, 6839-46.   PMCID: PMC2716059  NIHMS 114621 PDF

Lutgendorf, S.K., Weinrib, A.Z., Penedo, F., Russell, D., DeGeest, K., Costanzo, E.S., Henderson, P.J., Sephton, S.E., Rohleder, N., Lucci, J.A. III, Cole, S., Sood, A.K., Lubaroff, D. (2008). Interleukin-6, Cortisol, and Depressive Symptoms in Ovarian Cancer Patients. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 26, 4820-7, Sep 8 epub ahead of print. PMCID: PMC2653140 PDF

Johnsen, EL,+ Tranel, D., Lutgendorf, S., Adolphs, R., (2008). A neuroanatomical dissociation for emotion induced by music. International Journal of Psychophysiology, Sep 13 epub ahead of print.  PMCID: PMC2656600

Lutgendorf, S.K., Lamkin, D., Anderson, B., DeGeest, K., McGinn, S., Maiseri, H., Dao, M., Zimmerman, B., Sood, A.K., Lubaroff, D.M.  (2008). Depressed and anxious mood and T-cell cytokine producing populations in ovarian cancer patients. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. (Pub Med Central # 2605940) 22, 890-900. NIHMS 59847 PDF

Lang, E.V., Berbaum, K.S., Pauker, S.G., Faintuch, S., Salazar, G.M., Lutgendorf, S., Laser, E., Logan, H., Spiegel, D. (2008). Beneficial effects of hypnosis and adverse effects of empathic attention during percutaneous tumor treatment: when being nice does not suffice Journal of Vascular Interventional Radiology,19, 897–905.

Han, L.Y., Fletcher, M.S., Michael T. Deavers, M.T., Urbauer, D.L., Peter Mueller, Landen, C.N., Kamat, A.A., Lin, Y.G.,  Merritt, W.M., Spannuth, W., De Geest,  K., Gershenson, D.M., Lutgendorf, S.K., Ferrone, S.,  Sood, A.K.  (2008).HLA class I antigen processing machinery component expression and intratumoral T-cell infiltrate as independent prognostic markers in ovarian carcinoma. Clinical Cancer Research, 14, 3372-9.

Merritt, W.M., Lin, Y.G., Spannuth, W.A., Fletcher, M.A., Kamat, A.A., Han, L.Y., Landen, C.N., Jennings, N., DeGeest, K., Langley, R., Villares, G., Sanguino, A.,Lutgendorf, S.K., Lopez-Berestein, G., Bar-Eli, M.M., Sood, A.K. (2008). Effect of IL-8 Gene Silencing with Liposome-Encapsulated Small-Interfering RNA on Ovarian Cancer Cell Growth.  Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 100, 359-72.  PMCID: PMC2770251

Lamkin, D.M., Lutgendorf, S.K., McGinn, S., Dao, M, Maiseri, H., DeGeest, K., Sood, A.K., Lubaroff, D.M. (2008). Positive psychosocial factors and NKT cell percentages in ovarian cancer patients. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 22,65-73.


Ullrich, P.M., Rothrock, N. Lutgendorf, S.K., Jochimsen, P., & Williams, R.D. (2007).  Adjustment and Discussion of Cancer: A Comparison of Breast and Prostate Cancer Survivors.  Psychology and Health, 23, 391-406.

Costanzo, E.S.,+ Trehan, S., Roman, S., Mattes, M., Lutgendorf, S. (2007). Adjusting to Life After Treatment: Distress and Quality of Life Following Treatment for Breast Cancer, British Journal of Cancer 97, 1625-31 PMCID: PMC2360272

Landen, C.N., Lin, Y.G., Armaiz Pena,G.N., Das, P.D.,  Arevalo, J.M.G., Kamat, A.A., Han, L.Y.,  Jennings, N.B., Spannuth, W., Thaker, P.K., Lutgendorf, S.K., Savary, C.S., Sanguino, A.M., Lopez-Berestein, G., Cole, S.W., Sood, A.K. (2007). Neuroendocrine modulation of signal transducer and activator of transcription-3 in ovarian cancer. Cancer Research. 67, 10389-96

Ullrich, P., Lutgendorf, S., Kreder, K. (2007). Physiologic Reactivity to a laboratory stress task Among Men With Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. Urology. 70, 487-492 PMCID: PMC2084069

Nilsson, M.B., Armaiz-Pena, G., Takahashi, R., Lin, Y.G., Trevino, J.,  Li, Y., Jennings, N., Arevalo,J., LutgendorfS.K., Gallick, G.E.,  Sanguino, A.M., Lopez-Berenstein, G., Cole, S.W., &  Sood, A.K. (2007).  Stress hormones regulate IL-6 expression by human ovarian carcinoma cells through a src-dependent mechanism. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 282, 29919-26

Lin, Y.G., Kunnumakkara, A.B., Nair, A, Merritt, W.M., Han, L.Y., Armaiz-Pena, G.N., Kamat, A.A., Spannuth, W.A., Gershenson, D.M., Lutgendorf, S.K.,Aggarwal, B.B., Sood, A.K.  (2007). Curcumin inhibits tumor growth and angiogenesis in ovarian carcinoma by targeting the NF-B pathway. Clinical Cancer Research. 13, 3423-30.

Lutgendorf, S., Lang, E., Berbaum K., Russell, D., Berbaum, M., Logan, H., Benotsch, E.  Schulz-Stubner, S., Turesky, D., Spiegel, D. (2007). Effects of Age on Responsiveness to Adjunct Hypnotic Analgesia during Invasive Medical Procedures, Psychosomatic Medicine, 69, 191-9.


Weinrib, A., Lutgendorf, S.K., Rothrock, N., Martin, R., Johnsen, E., Anderson, B.  (2006). Negative Mood, Cognitive Processing, and the Construct Validity of Stress-Related Growth. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 74, 851-858.

Thaker, P.H., Han, L.Y., Kamat, A.A., Arevalo, J.M., Takahashi, R., Lu C., Jennings, N.B., Armaiz-Pena, G., Bankson, J.A., Ravoori, M., Merritt, W.M., Lin, YG, Mangala, L.S., Kim, T.J., Coleman, R.L., Landen, C.N., Li Y., Felix, E., Sanguino, A.M., Newman, R.A., Lloyd, M., Gershenson, D.M., Kundra, V., Lopez-Berestein, G., Lutgendorf, S.K., Cole, S.W., Sood, A.K.  (2006). Chronic stress promotes tumor growth and angiogenesis in a mouse model of ovarian carcinoma.  Nature Medicine, 12, 939-44 PDF

Halder J, Kamat AA, Landen CN Jr, Han LY, Lutgendorf SK, Lin YG, Merritt WM, Jennings NB, Chavez-Reyes A, Coleman RL, Gershenson DM, Schmandt R, Cole SW, Lopez-Berestein G, Sood AK.(2006). Focal adhesion kinase targeting using in vivo short interfering RNA delivery in neutral liposomes for ovarian carcinoma therapy. Clinical Cancer Research. 12, 4916-24.

Lamale, L.M.,Lutgendorf, S.K., Zimmerman, B., Kreder, K.J.(2006). Interleukin-6, histamine, and methylhistamine as diagnostic markers for interstitial cystitis. Urology, 68, 702-706

Lamale, L.M., Lutgendorf, S.K., Hoffman,A.N., Kreder, K.J.(2006). Symptoms and cystoscopic findings in patients with untreated interstitial cystitis. Urology, 67, 242-5.

Costanzo, E.S., Lutgendorf, S.K., Bradley, S.L,Rose, S.L. Anderson, B.  (2006). Cancer Attributions, Distress, and Health Practices among Gynecologic Cancer Survivors. Psychosomatic Medicine, 67, 972-80.

Sood A.K., Bhatty R., Kamat A.A., Landen C.N., Han L., Thaker P.H., Li Y., Gershenson D.M., Lutgendorf, S., Cole S.W. (2006). Stress hormone mediated invasion of ovarian cancer cells.  Clinical Cancer Research 12, 369-75.

Bradley, S,+ Rose, S, Lutgendorf, S., Costanzo, E., Sorosky, J., DeGeest, K., Anderson, B.  (2006). Quality of life and mental health in cervical and endometrial cancer survivors. Gynecologic Oncology, 100, 479-86.

Costanzo, E. S.,+ Lutgendorf, S. K., Rothrock, N., & Anderson, B. (2006) Coping and quality of life among women extensively treated for gynecologic cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 15, 132-42.

Halder J.B., Landen C.N., Lutgendorf S.K., Li Y., Jennings N.B., Fan D., Nelkin G.M., Schmandt, R., Schaller M.D., Sood A.K. (2006). Focal Adhesion Kinase silencing augments docetaxel-mediated apoptosis in ovarian cancer cells. Clinical Cancer Research, 11, 8829-36.


Lutgendorf, S.K., Sood, A.K., Anderson, B., McGinn, S., Maiseri, H., Dao, M., Sorosky, J.I., DeGeest, K., Lubaroff, D.M.  (2005). Social Support, Distress, and Natural Killer Cell Activity in Ovarian Cancer Patients.  Journal of Clinical Oncology, 23, 7106-7113. PDF

Lang, E., Hatsiopoulou, O., Koch, T., Berbaum, K., Lutgendorf, S., Kettenmann, E., Logan, H., Kaptchuk, T. (2005). Patient-provider interactions during invasive procedures: Can words hurt? Pain, 114, 303-9.

Costanzo, E., Lutgendorf, S., Sood, A., Anderson, B., Lubaroff, D. (2005). Psychosocial factors and Interleukin-6 among Women with Advanced Ovarian Cancer. Cancer, 104, 305-313.

Ullrich, P.M., Lutgendorf, S.K., Kreder, K.J., Leserman, J. (2005). Stress, Hostility, and Disease Parameters of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.Psychosomatic Medicine, 67, 476-482.

Lutgendorf, S.K., Moore, M., Bradley, S., Shelton, B., Lutz, C. (2005). Distress and Natural Killer Receptors on Lymphocytes. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 19,185-94.

Lutz, C., Moore, M., Bradley, S., Shelton, B., Lutgendorf, S.K. (2005). Reciprocal Age Related Change in Natural Killer Cell Receptors for MHC Class I.Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, 126, 722-731.

Antoni, M.H., Cruess, D.G., Klimas, N., Carrico, A.W., Maher, K., Cruess, S., Lechner, S.C., Kumar, M., Lutgendorf, S., Ironson, G., Fletcher, M.A., Schneiderman, N., & Fletcher, M.A. (2005).  Increases in a marker of immune system reconstitution are predated by decreases in 24-hour urinary cortisol output and depressed mood during a 10-week stress management intervention in HIV positive men.  Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 58, 3-13.

Costanzo, E., Lutgendorf, S.K.,  Kohut, M., Nisly, N., Rozeboom, K., Spooner, S., Benda, J., McElhaney, J.  (2005). Mood and Cytokine Response to Influenza Virus in Older Adults. Journals of Gerontology, 59, 1328-33.


Lutgendorf, S.K., Russell, D., Ullrich, P., Harris, T., & Wallace B.  (2004). Religious Attendance, Interleukin-6 and Mortality in Older Adults.  Health Psychology, 23, 465-475.

Lutgendorf, S.K., Latini, J.M., Rothrock, N., Hoffmann, A., Zimmerman, B., & Kreder, K. (2004) Autonomic Response to Stress in Interstitial Cystitis. Journal of Urology, 172, 227-31.

Ullrich, P.M., Lutgendorf, S.K., Stapleton, J., & Horowitz, M.J. (2004).  Self regard and concealment of homosexuality as predictors of CD4+ cell count over time among HIV seropositive gay men.  Psychology & Health, 19, 183-196.

Stinshoff, VJ., Lang, EV., Berbaum, KS., Lutgendorf, S., Logan, H., Berbaum, M. (2004). Effect of sex and gender on drug-seeking behavior during invasive medical procedures. Academic Radiology, 11, 390-7.

Lutgendorf, S.K., Logan, H., Costanzo, E., & Lubaroff, D. (2004). Effects of Acute Stress, Relaxation, and a Neurogenic Inflammatory Stimulus on Interleukin-6 in Humans. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 18, 55-64.


Lutgendorf, S., Cole, S., Costanzo, E., Bradley, S., Coffin, J., Jabbari, S., Rainwater, K., Ritchie, J.M., Yang, M., Sood, A.K. (2003). Stress-Related Mediators Stimulate Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Secretion by Two Ovarian Cancer Cell Lines. Clinical Cancer Research, 9, 4514-4521.

Ullrich, P.,  Carson, M., Lutgendorf, S., & Williams, R. (2003). Cancer fear and mood disturbance following radical prostatectomy: Consequences of biochemical evidence of recurrence. The Journal of Urology, 169, 1449-1452.

Ullrich, P.M., Lutgendorf, S.L,. Stapleton, J.T. (2003).  Concealment of homosexual identity, social support and CD4 cell count among HIV-seropositive gay men.  Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 54, 205­ 212.

Rothrock. N., Lutgendorf, S.K., Kreder K., & Hoffman, A. (2003) Coping strategies in patients with interstitial cystitis: Relationships with quality of life and depression.  Journal of Urology 169, 233-6.


Lutgendorf, S.K., Johnsen, E.,  Cooper, B., Anderson, B., Buller, R., & Sood, A.K.  (2002). Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) and social support in women with ovarian carcinoma. Cancer, 95, 808-815.

Lutgendorf, S.K., Anderson, B., Ullrich, P., Johnsen, E., Buller, R., Sood, A.K., Sorosky, J.,& Ritchie, J. (2002). Quality of life and mood in women with gynecologic cancer: A one-year prospective study. Cancer. 94,131-140

Lutgendorf, S.K., Kreder K., Rothrock N., Hoffman, A., Kirschbaum, C., Sternberg E., Zimmerman, B., & Ratliff, T.  (2002). Diurnal cortisol levels and symptoms in interstitial cystitis patients. Journal of Urology, 167, 1338-1343.

Ullrich, P.A. & Lutgendorf, S.L. Journaling about stressful events: Effects of cognitive processing and emotional expression. (2002). Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 24, 244-250.

Ullrich, P.M., Lutgendorf, S.K., & Stapleton, J. (2002).  Social constraints and depression in HIV infection: Effects of sexual orientation and area of residence. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 21, 47-66.

Logan, H., Sheffield, D., Lutgendorf, S., Lang, E. (2002). Predictors of Pain during Invasive Medical Procedures, Journal of Pain, 3, 211-217.

Rothrock. N.,  Lutgendorf, S.K., Kreder K., Hoffman, A. (2002). Depressive symptoms and quality of life in patients with interstitial cystitis. Journal of Urology, 167, 1763-1767.

Lang, E.V., Laser, E., Anderson, B., Potter, J., Hatsiopoulou, O., Lutgendorf, S.,& Logan, H. (2002).  Shaping the experience of behavior: construct of an electronic teaching module in nonpharmacologic analgesia and anxiolysis.Academic Radiology, 9, 1185-93.

Antoni, M.H., Cruess, D.G., Klimas, N., Maher, K., Cruess, S.E., Kumar, M.,Lutgendorf, S., Ironson, G., Schneiderman, N., & Fletcher, M.A. (2002).  Stress management and immune system reconstitution in symptomatic HIV-infected gay men over time: Effects on transitional naive T-cells (CD4+CD45RA+CD29+).American Journal of Psychiatry,159, 143-145.

Sood, A.K., Nygaard, I, Shahin, M.S., Sorosky, J.I., Lutgendorf, S. K., Rao, S.S.C. (2002). Anorectal Dysfunction After Surgical Treatment For Cervical Cancer.Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 195, 513-9. Received the ASAE Gold Circle award for excellence and innovation in technology-based education.


Johnsen, E.L.  & Lutgendorf, S. Contributions of imagery ability to stress and relaxation. (2001). Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 23, 273-281

Logan, H., Lutgendorf, S., Rainville P., Sheffield, D., Iverson, K., & Lubaroff, D. (2001). Effects of Stress and Relaxation on Capsaicin-Induced Pain.  Journal of Pain, 2, 160-170.

Lutgendorf, S K., Tripp Reimer T., Schlechte, J., & Rubenstein L.M.  (2001). Illness episodes and cortisol in healthy older adults during a life transition.Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 23, 166-176.

Logan, H., Lutgendorf, S., Kirchner, H.L., Rivera, E.M., & Lubaroff, D. (2001). Pain and immunologic response to root canal treatment and subsequent health outcomes. Psychosomatic Medicine, 63, 453-462. (Paper was winner of Giddon Award for distinguished research in the Behavioral Sciences).

Lutgendorf, S.K., Tripp-Reimer, T., Harvey, J., Marks, G., Hong, S-Y., Hillis, S.L., & Lubaroff, D. (2001). Effects of Housing Relocation on Immunocompetence and Psychosocial Functioning in Older Adults. Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, 56A, M97-M105.

Rothrock N.E., Lutgendorf S.K., Kreder K.J., Ratliff T.L., Zimmerman B.  (2001). Stress and symptoms in patients with interstitial cystitis.  Urology, 57, 422-427.

Kreder, K, Lutgendorf, S., Knopf, M.A., & McGillis, J.P.  (2001) Chlorpactin instillation releases calcitonin gene-related peptide in interstitial cystitis patients.  Urology, 53 (Suppl 1). 138-139. (abstract)

Zhang J., Vitaliano, P.P., Lutgendorf, S.K., Scanlan, J.M., Savage, M.V. (2001). Sense of coherence buffers relationships of chronic stress with fasting glucose levels.   Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 24, 33-55.


Lutgendorf, S.K., Anderson, B., Sorosky, J.,  Buller, R., & Lubaroff, D. (2000). Interleukin-6 and use of social support in gynecologic cancer patients. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 7, 127-142.

Lutgendorf, S.K., Anderson, B., Rothrock, N., Buller, R., Sood, A.K., & Sorosky, J. (2000). Quality of life and mood in women receiving extensive chemotherapy for gynecologic cancer. Cancer, 89,1402-1411.

Lutgendorf, S.K., Kreder, K.J., Rothrock, N.E., Ratliff, T., Zimmerman, B. (2000). Stress and symptomatology in interstitial cystitis: A laboratory stress model. Journal of Urology, 164, 1265-1269.

Lutgendorf, S.K., Logan, H., Kirchner, H.L., Rothrock, N., Svengalis, S., Iverson, K., Lubaroff, D.M. (2000). Effects of relaxation and stress on the capsaicin-induced local inflammatory response. Psychosomatic Medicine, 62, 524-534.

Antoni, M.H., Cruess, D., Creuss, S., Lutgendorf, S., Kumar, M., Ironson, G., Klimas, N., Fletcher, M.A., & Schneiderman, N. (2000). Cognitive behavioral stress management intervention effects on anxiety, 24-hour urinary norepinephrine output, and T-cytotoxic/suppressor cells over time among symptomatic HIV-infected gay men. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 31-45.

Lang E.V., Benotsch E., Fick L. J., Lutgendorf, S. K., Berbaum M., Berbaum K., Logan H., Spiegel D. (2000). Adjunctive nonpharmacologic analgesia for invasive medical procedures: A randomised trial. Lancet, 355, 1486-1490.

Antoni, M.H., Creuss, S., Cruess, D., Kumar, M., Lutgendorf, S., Ironson, G., Dettmer, E., Williams, J., Klimas, N., Fletcher, M.A., & Schneiderman, N. (2000). Cognitive behavioral stress management reduces distress and 24-hour urinary free cortisol output among symptomatic HIV-infected gay men. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 22, 29-37.

Benotsch, E.G., Lutgendorf S.K., Watson, D., Fick, L.V., & Lang, E.V. (2000). Rapid anxiety assessment in medical patients: Evidence for the validity of verbal anxiety ratings. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 22, 199-203.

Cruess, S., Antoni, M.H. , Cruess, D. , Fletcher, M.A. , Ironson, G. , Kumar, M. ,Lutgendorf, S., Hayes, A., Klimas, N. & Schneiderman, N. (2000) Reductions in HSV-2 antibody titers after cognitive behavioral stress management and relationships with neuroendocrine function, relaxation skills, and social support in HIV+ men. Psychosomatic Medicine, 62, 828-837.


Lutgendorf, S.K., Vitaliano, P.P., Tripp Reimer, T., Harvey, J. & Lubaroff, D. (1999). Sense of coherence moderates the relationship between life stress and natural killer cell activity in healthy older adults. Psychology and Aging, 14, 552-563.

Lutgendorf, S.K., Garand, L., Buckwalter, K., Tripp-Reimer, T., Hong, S-Y., &  Lubaroff D.(1999). Life stress, mood disturbance, and elevated interleukin-6 in healthy older women. Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, 54A,  M434-M439.

Lutgendorf, S.K. &Antoni, M.H. (1999). Emotional and cognitive processing in a trauma disclosure paradigm. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 23, 423-440.

Lutgendorf, S.K., Anderson, B., Larsen, K., Buller, R., Sorosky, J. (1999).  Cognitive processing, social support coping, and distress in gynecologic cancer patients. Cancer Research, Therapy, and Control, 8, 123-137.

Marks, G. + & Lutgendorf, S.K. (1999). Perceived health competence and personality factors differentially predict health behaviors in older adults.Journal of Aging and Health, 11, 221-239.

Lang, E.V., Lutgendorf, S., Logan, H., Benotsch E.G., Laser, E., Spiegel, D. (l999). Nonpharmacologic analgesia and anxiolysis for interventional radiological procedures. Seminars in Interventional Radiology, 16, 113-123.

Fick, L.F., Lang, E.V., Logan, H., Lutgendorf, S. K., & Benotsch, E.G. (1999).  Imagery content during nonpharmacologic analgesia in the procedure suite: Where your patients would rather be. Academic Radiology, 6, 457-463.


Lutgendorf, S.K., Antoni, M.H., Ironson, G., Starr, K., Costello, N., Zuckerman, M.S., Klimas, N., Fletcher, M.A., & Schneiderman, N. (1998). Changes in cognitive coping skills and social support during cognitive behavioral stress management intervention and distress outcomes in symptomatic HIV-seropositive gay men. Psychosomatic Medicine 60, 204-214.

 Logan, H.L., Lutgendorf, S.K., Hartwig, A., Lilly, J., & Berberich, S.L. (1998). Immune, stress, and mood markers related to recurrent oral herpes outbreaks.Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontics, 86, 48-54.


Lutgendorf, S.K., Antoni, M.H., Ironson, G., Klimas N., Starr, K., Schneiderman, N., McCabe, P., Kumar, M., Cleven, K., & Fletcher, M.A. (1997). Cognitive behavioral stress management decreases dysphoric mood and herpes simplex virus-Type 2 antibody titers in symptomatic HIV seropositive gay men. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 65, 31-43.

Lutgendorf, S.K., Antoni, M.H., Ironson, G., Klimas, N., Fletcher, M.A., & Schneiderman, N.  (1997).  Cognitive processing style, mood, and immune function following HIV seropositivity notification. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 21,157-184.


Starr, K.R., Antoni, M.H., Hurwitz, B.E., Rodriguez, M.S., Ironson, G., Fletcher, M.A., Kumar, M., Patarca, R., Lutgendorf, S.K., Quillian, R.E., Klimas, N.G., & Schneiderman, N. (1996). Patterns of immune, neuroendocrine, and cardiovascular stress responses in asymptomatic HIV seropositive and seronegative men. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 3, 135-162.


Lutgendorf, S.K., Antoni, M.H., Ironson, G., Fletcher, M.A., Penedo F., Baum, A., Schneiderman, N., & Klimas, N.K. (1995).  Physical symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome are exacerbated by the stress of Hurricane Andrew. Psychosomatic Medicine, 57,  310-323.

Lutgendorf, S.K., Klimas, N., Antoni, M.H., Brickman, A., & Fletcher, M.A. (1995). Relationship of cognitive difficulties to immune measures, depression, and illness burden in chronic fatigue syndrome. Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, 1, 23-42.

Harvey, J.H., Stein, S. K., Olsen, N., Roberts, R.J., Lutgendorf, S.K., & Ho, J.A. (1995). Narratives of loss and recovery from a natural disaster.  Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 10, 2-18.


Lutgendorf, S.K., Antoni, M.H., Kumar, M., & Schneiderman, N. (1994). Changes in coping strategies predict EBV antibody titers following a stressor disclosure induction.  Journal of Psychosomatic Research,  38, 63-78.

Antoni, M.H., Brickman, A., Lutgendorf, S., Klimas, N., Imia-Fins, A., Ironson, G., Quillian, R., Miguez, M.J., van Riel, F., Morgan, R., Patarca, R., & Fletcher, M.A. (1994). Psychosocial correlates of illness burden in chronic fatigue syndrome. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 18  (Suppl 1), S73-8.

Patarca, R., Klimas, N., Lutgendorf, S., Antoni, M.H., & Fletcher, M.A. (l994). Dysregulated expression of tumor necrosis factor in chronic fatigue syndrome: Interrelations with cellular sources and patterns of soluble immune mediator expression. Clinical  Infectious Diseases, 18  (Suppl 1), S147-53.

Wimer, C., Donner, S., (maiden name), & Martin, D. (l968). Magnesium pemoline: Effects on active and passive avoidance conditioning in mice. Psychonomic Science, 12, 23-24.