Hollis, F., Pope BS., Gorman-Sandler E., and Wood SK. Neuroinflammation and Mitochondrial Dysfunction Link Social Stress to Depression. Curr Topics Behav Neurosci. 2022; 54:59-93. doi: 10.1007/7854_2021_300


Gorman-Sandler E., and Hollis, F. The Forced Swim Test: giving up on behavioral despair. A commentary on Molendijk and De Kloet, 2021. Eur J Neurosci. DOI: 10.1111/ejn.15270


Guillot de Suduiraut I., Zanoletti O, Grosse J, Sandi C, and Hollis, F. Astrocytic release of ATP through type 2 inositol 1,4,5-triphosphate receptor calcium signaling and social dominance behavior in mice. Eur J Neurosci. Accepted.

Zalachoras I., Hollis F., Ramos E., Trovo L., Sonnay S., Geiser E., Preitner N., Steiner P., Sandi C., and Morato L. Therapeutic potential of glutathione-enhancers in stress-related psychopathologies. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. In press.

Papilloud A., Weger M., Bacq A., Zalachoras I., Hollis F., Larrieu T., Battivelli D., Grosse J., Zannoletti O., Parnaudeau S., Tronche F., and Sandi C. The Glucocorticoid Receptor in the Nucleus Accumbens Plays a Crucial Role in Social Rank Attainment in Rodents. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 112, 104538 Feb 2020. Doi: 10.1016/jpsyneuen.2019.104538


Rosina, E., Battan B, Siracusano M., Di Criscio L., Hollis, F., Pacini L., Curatolo P., and Bagni C. Disruption of mTOR and ERK1-2 pathways and severity in idiopathic autism. Trans.Psychiatry. 2019(9:50).


van der Kooij MA*., Hollis F*., Lozano L., Zalachoras I, Abad S, Zanoletti O, Grosse J, Guillot de Suduiraut I, Canto C. and Sandi C. Diazepam actions in the VTA enhance social dominance by activation of dopamine D1 receptors and mitochondrial function in the nucleus accumbens. Mol Psychiatry Mar;23(3):569-578.

Hollis F., Mitchell ES., Canto C., Wang D., and Sandi C. Medium chain triglyceride diet reduces anxiety-like behaviors and enhances social competitiveness in rats. Neuropharmacology Aug;138:245-256.


Hollis F*., Kanellopoulos AK*., and Bagni C. Mitochondrial dysfunction in Autism Spectrum Disorder: clinical features and perspectives. Curr Opin Neurobiol.  Aug;45:178-187.


Hollis F., Sevelinges Y., and Sandi C. Involvement of CRFR1 in the basolateral amygdala in the immediate fear extinction deficit. eNeuro. Nov 2;3(5). pii: eNEURO.0084-16.2016. Featured on F1000Prime as important breaking research.

Bendahan S., Goette L., Thoresen J., Loued-Khenissi L., Hollis F., and Sandi C. Acute stress alters individual risk taking in a time-dependent manner and leads to anti-social risk. Eur J Neurosci. Apr;45(7):877-885.


Hollis F*., van der Kooij MA*., Zanoletti O., Lozano L., Canto, C., and Sandi C. Mitochondrial function in the brain links anxiety with social subordination. PNAS, Dec 15, 112(50):15486-91. Featured on F1000Prime as exceptional breaking research.

Wright K, Hollis F, Duclot F, Dossat A, Mercer R, Feng J, Dietz DM, Nestler EJ, and Kabbaj M. Methyl supplementation attenuates cocaine-seeking behaviors and cocaine-induced cFos activation in a DNA methylation-dependent manner. J.Neurosci Jun 10;35(23):8948-58. Featured article.

Goette L., Bendaham S., Thoresen J., Hollis F., and Sandi C. Stress pulls us apart: anxiety leads to differences in competitive confidence under stress. Psychoneuroendocrinology 54;115-123.


Hollis F., and Kabbaj M. Social defeat as an animal model for depression. ILAR, 55(2): 221 32.


Hollis F, Isgor C, and Kabbaj M. The consequences of adolescent chronic unpredictable stress exposure on brain and behavior. Neuroscience, Sep 26; 249:232-41.


Hollis F., Gaval M., Dietz D., and Kabbaj M. Juvenile and adult rats differ in cocaine reward and expression of zif268 in the forebrain. Neuroscience, Jan; 200:91-8.


Duclot F*., Hollis F*., Darcy M.J., and Kabbaj M. Individual differences in novelty-seeking behavior in rats as a model for psychosocial stress-related mood disorders. Physiol Behav. Aug 3;104(2):296-305.

Hollis F*., Duclot F*., Gunjan A., and Kabbaj M. Individual differences in the effect of social defeat on anhedonia and histone acetylation in the rat hippocampus. Horm. Behav. Mar;59(3):331-7.


LaPlant QC, Vialou V., Covington HE, Warren B, Maze, I., Dietz D., Iniguez SD, Hollis F, Xiao G., Neve RL, Ren Y., Kabbaj M., Hurd YL, Oosting RS, and Nestler EJ. Dnmt3a regulates emotional behavior and spine plasticity in the nucleus accumbens. Nature Neuroscience Sep;13(9):1137-43. Featured on F1000Prime as important breaking research.

Hollis F., Wang H., Dietz D., Gunjan A., and Kabbaj M. The effects of repeated social defeat on long-term depressive-like behavior and short-term histone modifications in the hippocampus in male Sprague-Dawley rats. Psychopharmacology 211(1): 69-77.


Stack A., Carrier N., Dietz D., Hollis F., Sorenson J., and Kabbaj M. Sex differences in social interaction in rats: role of the immediate-early gene zif268. Neuropsychopharmacology35(2): 570-80.

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