Jason Radley

Ronnie Ketchel Faculty Fellow

Research Interests

Stress neurobiology; neural control of adaptive responses to stress; chronic stress-induced structural plasticity in cortical systems; emotional learning

Training Areas

Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience

Research Group

Health Psychology

Representative Publications

Radley JJ (2012) A limbic cortical HPA-inhibitory network and its imbalance in stress pathology. Front Behav Neurosci 6: 1-10.

Radley JJ, Kabbaj M, Jacobson L, Heydendael W, Yehuda R, Herman JP (2011) Stress risk factors and stress-related pathology: neuroplasticity, epigenetics, and endophenotypes. Stress 14: 481-497.

Radley JJ, Sawchenko PE (2011) Evidence for a Common Relay Subserving Prefrontal Cortical and Hippocampal inhibition of the neuroendocrine stress response. J Neurosci. 31: 2683-2695.

Radley JJ, Rocher AB, Rodriguez A, Ehlenberger DB, Dammann M, McEwen BS, Morrison JH, Wearne SL, Hof PR (2008) Repeated stress alters dendritic spine morphology in the rat medial prefrontal cortex. J Comp Neurol 507: 1141-1150.

Research areas
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Executive Function
  • Health
  • Learning and Memory
  • Neural Plasticity
  • Stress
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PhD, Princeton University, 2001
Contact Information

475 Psychological and Brain Sciences Building (PBSB)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States

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403 Spence Lab (SLP)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States

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