Pathogen-Host Defense in the Evolution of Depression: Insights into Epidemiology, Genetics, Bioregional Differences and Female Preponderance. Raison CL, Miller AH. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2017 Jan;42(1):5-27. doi: 10.1038/npp.2016.194. Epub 2016 Sep 15. PMID: 27629366

Whole-Body Hyperthermia for the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Janssen CW, Lowry CA, Mehl MR, Allen JJ, Kelly KL, Gartner DE, Medrano A, Begay TK, Rentscher K, White JJ, Fridman A, Roberts LJ, Robbins ML, Hanusch KU, Cole SP, Raison CL. JAMA Psychiatry. 2016 Aug 1;73(8):789-95. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2016.1031.

The role of inflammation in depression: from evolutionary imperative to modern treatment target.Miller AH, Raison CL. Nat Rev Immunol. 2016 Jan;16(1):22-34. doi: 10.1038/nri.2015.5. Review.

Somatic influences on subjective well-being and affective disorders: the convergence of thermosensory and central serotonergic systems. Raison CL, Hale MW, Williams LE, Wager TD, Lowry CA. Front Psychol. 2015 Jan 13;5:1580. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01580. eCollection 2014. Review. PMID: 25628593

Inflammatory depression: a trifecta of trouble. Raison CL. J Clin Psychiatry. 2014 Jun;75(6):663-4. doi: 10.4088/JCP.14ac09217.


Whole-body hyperthermia for the treatment of major depression: associations with thermoregulatory cooling. Hanusch KU, Janssen CH, Billheimer D, Jenkins I, Spurgeon E, Lowry CA, Raison CL. Am J Psychiatry. 2013 Jul;170(7):802-4. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2013.12111395. No abstract available. PMID: 23820835

Pre-existing brain function predicts subsequent practice of mindfulness and compassion meditation.Mascaro JS, Rilling JK, Negi LT, Raison CL. Neuroimage. 2013 Apr 1;69:35-42. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2012.12.021. Epub 2012 Dec 22. PMID: 23266748

Compassion meditation enhances empathic accuracy and related neural activity. Mascaro JS, Rilling JK, Tenzin Negi L, Raison CL. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2013 Jan;8(1):48-55. doi: 10.1093/scan/nss095. Epub 2012 Sep 5. PMID: 22956676

A randomized controlled trial of the tumor necrosis factor antagonist infliximab for treatment-resistant depression: the role of baseline inflammatory biomarkers. Raison CL, Rutherford RE, Woolwine BJ, Shuo C, Schettler P, Drake DF, Haroon E, Miller AH. JAMA Psychiatry. 2013 Jan;70(1):31-41. doi: 10.1001/2013.jamapsychiatry.4PMID: 22945416

Engagement with Cognitively-Based Compassion Training is associated with reduced salivary C-reactive protein from before to after training in foster care program adolescents. Pace TW, Negi LT, Dodson-Lavelle B, Ozawa-de Silva B, Reddy SD, Cole SP, Danese A, Craighead LW, Raison CL.  Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013 Feb;38(2):294-9. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2012.05.019. Epub 2012 Jul 3. PMID: 22762896

The evolutionary significance of depression in Pathogen Host Defense (PATHOS-D). Raison CL, Miller AH. Mol Psychiatry. 2013 Jan;18(1):15-37. doi: 10.1038/mp.2012.2. Epub 2012 Jan 31. PMID: 22290120

Inflammation, sanitation, and consternation: loss of contact with coevolved, tolerogenic microorganisms and the pathophysiology and treatment of major depression. Raison CL, Lowry CA, Rook GA. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2010 Dec;67(12):1211-24. doi: .1001/archgenpsychiatry.2010.161. Review. PMID: 21135322

CSF concentrations of brain tryptophan and kynurenines during immune stimulation with IFN-alpha: relationship to CNS immune responses and depression.  Raison CL, Dantzer R, Kelley KW, Lawson MA, Woolwine BJ, Vogt G, Spivey JR, Saito K, Miller AH. Mol Psychiatry. 2010 Apr;15(4):393-403. doi: 10.1038/mp.2009.116. Epub 2009 Nov 17. PMID: 19918244

Effect of compassion meditation on neuroendocrine, innate immune and behavioral responses to psychosocial stress.  Pace TW, Negi LT, Adame DD, Cole SP, Sivilli TI, Brown TD, Issa MJ, Raison CL. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2009 Jan;34(1):87-98. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2008.08.011. Epub 2008 Oct 4. PMID: 18835662

Cytokines sing the blues: inflammation and the pathogenesis of depression. Raison CL, Capuron L, Miller AH. Trends Immunol. 2006 Jan;27(1):24-31. Epub 2005 Nov 28. Review. PMID: 16316783

When not enough is too much: the role of insufficient glucocorticoid signaling in the pathophysiology of stress-related disorders. Raison CL, Miller AH. Am J Psychiatry. 2003 Sep;160(9):1554-65. Review. PMID: 12944327