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Matthew R. Hodges PhD

Matthew R. Hodges PhD

Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Physiology

Member of the Neuroscience Research Center


I am willing to mentor a junior faculty member.


Leadership Positions

  • Director of Recruiting, Physiology Graduate Programs
  • Co-Director, Master's in Medical Physiology Program
  • Publications

  • Ventilation and neurochemical changes during µ-opioid receptor activation or blockade of excitatory receptors in the hypoglossal motor nucleus of goats. (Langer TM 3rd, Neumueller SE, Crumley E, Burgraff NJ, Talwar S, Hodges MR, Pan LG, Forster HV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2017 Aug 24:jap.00592.2017 PMID: 28839004 08/26/2017
  • Active sleep unmasks apnea and delayed arousal in infant rat pups lacking central serotonin. (Young JO, Geurts A, Hodges MR, Cummings KJ) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2017 Oct 01;123(4):825-834 PMID: 28775068 PMCID: PMC5668447 08/05/2017
  • Identifying Candidate Genes that Underlie Cellular pH Sensitivity in Serotonin Neurons Using Transcriptomics: A Potential Role for Kir5.1 Channels. (Puissant MM, Mouradian GC Jr, Liu P, Hodges MR) Front Cell Neurosci 2017;11:34 PMID: 28270749 PMCID: PMC5318415 03/09/2017
  • Going to WAR: using a rat model of audiogenic seizure to uncover potential links to ventilatory dysfunction in epilepsy. (Hodges MR) J Physiol 2017 Feb 01;595(3):617-618 PMID: 28145010 PMCID: PMC5285620 02/02/2017
  • Effects on breathing of agonists to μ-opioid or GABAA receptors dialyzed into the ventral respiratory column of awake and sleeping goats. (Langer TM 3rd, Neumueller SE, Crumley E, Burgraff NJ, Talwar S, Hodges MR, Pan L, Forster HV) Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2017 May;239:10-25 PMID: 28137700 02/01/2017
  • State-dependent and -independent effects of dialyzing excitatory neuromodulator receptor antagonists into the ventral respiratory column. (Langer TM 3rd, Neumueller SE, Crumley E, Burgraff NJ, Talwar S, Hodges MR, Pan L, Forster HV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2017 Feb 01;122(2):327-338 PMID: 27687562 PMCID: PMC5504392 10/01/2016
  • Raphe gene expression changes implicate immune-related functions in ventilatory plasticity following carotid body denervation in rats. (Mouradian GC Jr, Liu P, Hodges MR) Exp Neurol 2017 Jan;287(Pt 2):102-112 PMID: 27132994 PMCID: PMC5086315 05/03/2016
  • Chronic central serotonin depletion attenuates ventilation and body temperature in young but not adult Tph2 knockout rats. (Kaplan K, Echert AE, Massat B, Puissant MM, Palygin O, Geurts AM, Hodges MR) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2016 May 01;120(9):1070-81 PMID: 26869713 PMCID: PMC4855209 02/13/2016
  • Combined unilateral blockade of cholinergic, peptidergic, and serotonergic receptors in the ventral respiratory column does not affect breathing in awake or sleeping goats. (Muere C, Neumueller S, Olesiak S, Miller J, Langer T, Hodges MR, Pan L, Forster HV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2015 Aug 01;119(3):308-20 PMID: 26023224 PMCID: PMC4526704 05/30/2015
  • Blockade of neurokinin-1 receptors in the ventral respiratory column does not affect breathing but alters neurochemical release. (Muere C, Neumueller S, Olesiak S, Miller J, Hodges MR, Pan L, Forster HV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2015 Mar 15;118(6):732-41 PMID: 25635003 PMCID: PMC4360020 01/31/2015
  • RNASeq-derived transcriptome comparisons reveal neuromodulatory deficiency in the CO2 insensitive brown Norway rat. (Puissant MM, Echert AE, Yang C, Mouradian GC Jr, Novotny T, Liu P, Liang M, Hodges MR) J Physiol 2015 Jan 15;593(2):415-30 PMID: 25630262 PMCID: PMC4303386 01/30/2015
  • Evidence for respiratory neuromodulator interdependence after cholinergic disruption in the ventral respiratory column. (Muere C, Neumueller S, Miller J, Olesiak S, Hodges MR, Pan L, Forster HV) Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2015 Jan 01;205:7-15 PMID: 25262584 PMCID: PMC4341919 09/30/2014
  • Improved rat genome gene prediction by integration of ESTs with RNA-Seq information. (Li L, Chen E, Yang C, Zhu J, Jayaraman P, De Pons J, Kaczorowski CC, Jacob HJ, Greene AS, Hodges MR, Cowley AW Jr, Liang M, Xu H, Liu P, Lu Y) Bioinformatics 2015 Jan 01;31(1):25-32 PMID: 25217576 PMCID: PMC4296142 09/14/2014
  • Strain differences in pH-sensitive K+ channel-expressing cells in chemosensory and nonchemosensory brain stem nuclei. (Martino PF, Olesiak S, Batuuka D, Riley D, Neumueller S, Forster HV, Hodges MR) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2014 Oct 15;117(8):848-56 PMID: 25150225 PMCID: PMC4199991 08/26/2014
  • Changes in glutamate receptor subunits within the medulla in goats after section of the carotid sinus nerves. (Miller JR, Neumueller S, Muere C, Olesiak S, Pan L, Bukowy JD, Daghistany AO, Hodges MR, Forster HV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2014 Jun 15;116(12):1531-42 PMID: 24790015 PMCID: PMC4064375 05/03/2014
  • Characteristics of microRNAs enriched in specific cell types and primary tissue types in solid organs. (Kriegel AJ, Liu Y, Liu P, Baker MA, Hodges MR, Hua X, Liang M) Physiol Genomics 2013 Dec 01;45(23):1144-56 PMID: 24085797 PMCID: PMC3882707 10/03/2013
  • Changes in neurochemicals within the ventrolateral medullary respiratory column in awake goats after carotid body denervation. (Miller JR, Neumueller S, Muere C, Olesiak S, Pan L, Hodges MR, Forster HV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2013 Oct 01;115(7):1088-98 PMID: 23869058 PMCID: PMC3798825 07/23/2013
  • Contributions of the Kölliker-Fuse nucleus to coordination of breathing and swallowing. (Bonis JM, Neumueller SE, Krause KL, Pan LG, Hodges MR, Forster HV) Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2013 Oct 01;189(1):10-21 PMID: 23774145 PMCID: PMC4338573 06/19/2013
  • Fluoxetine augments ventilatory CO2 sensitivity in Brown Norway but not Sprague Dawley rats. (Hodges MR, Echert AE, Puissant MM, Mouradian GC Jr) Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2013 Apr 01;186(2):221-8 PMID: 23454023 PMCID: PMC4014076 03/05/2013
  • Atropine microdialysis within or near the pre-Botzinger Complex increases breathing frequency more during wakefulness than during NREM sleep. (Muere C, Neumueller S, Miller J, Olesiak S, Hodges MR, Pan L, Forster HV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2013 Mar 01;114(5):694-704 PMID: 23271698 PMCID: PMC3615593 12/29/2012
  • Transposon-mediated transgenesis, transgenic rescue, and tissue-specific gene expression in rodents and rabbits. (Katter K, Geurts AM, Hoffmann O, Mátés L, Landa V, Hiripi L, Moreno C, Lazar J, Bashir S, Zidek V, Popova E, Jerchow B, Becker K, Devaraj A, Walter I, Grzybowksi M, Corbett M, Filho AR, Hodges MR, Bader M, Ivics Z, Jacob HJ, Pravenec M, Bosze Z, Rülicke T, Izsvák Z) FASEB J 2013 Mar;27(3):930-41 PMID: 23195032 PMCID: PMC3574282 12/01/2012
  • Acute and chronic effects of carotid body denervation on ventilation and chemoreflexes in three rat strains. (Mouradian GC, Forster HV, Hodges MR) J Physiol 2012 Jul 15;590(14):3335-47 PMID: 22615434 PMCID: PMC3459046 05/23/2012
  • Respiratory neuroplasticity following carotid body denervation: Central and peripheral adaptations. (Hodges MR, Forster HV) Neural Regen Res 2012 May 15;7(14):1073-9 PMID: 25722697 PMCID: PMC4340020 05/15/2012
  • Altered ventilatory and thermoregulatory control in male and female adult Pet-1 null mice. (Hodges MR, Best S, Richerson GB) Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2011 Jul 31;177(2):133-40 PMID: 21453797 PMCID: PMC4554716 04/02/2011
  • The effects of lesions in the dorsolateral pons on the coordination of swallowing and breathing in awake goats. (Bonis JM, Neumueller SE, Marshall BD, Krause KL, Qian B, Pan LG, Hodges MR, Forster HV) Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2011 Feb 15;175(2):272-82 PMID: 21145433 PMCID: PMC3033492 12/15/2010
  • Anatomic changes in multiple brainstem nuclei after incremental, near-complete neurotoxic destruction of the pre-Bötzinger Complex in adult goats. (Neumueller S, Hodges MR, Krause K, Marshall B, Bonis J, Qian B, Pan LG, Forster HV) Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2011 Jan 31;175(1):1-11 PMID: 20601204 07/06/2010
  • Medullary serotonin neurons and their roles in central respiratory chemoreception. (Hodges MR, Richerson GB) Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2010 Oct 31;173(3):256-63 PMID: 20226279 PMCID: PMC4554718 03/17/2010
  • The role of medullary serotonin (5-HT) neurons in respiratory control: contributions to eupneic ventilation, CO2 chemoreception, and thermoregulation. (Hodges MR, Richerson GB) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2010 May;108(5):1425-32 PMID: 20133432 PMCID: PMC2867541 02/06/2010
  • Differences between three inbred rat strains in number of K+ channel-immunoreactive neurons in the medullary raphé nucleus. (Riley D, Dwinell M, Qian B, Krause KL, Bonis JM, Neumueller S, Marshall BD, Hodges MR, Forster HV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2010 Apr;108(4):1003-10 PMID: 19926827 PMCID: PMC2853200 11/21/2009
  • Transgenic mice lacking serotonin neurons have severe apnea and high mortality during development. (Hodges MR, Wehner M, Aungst J, Smith JC, Richerson GB) J Neurosci 2009 Aug 19;29(33):10341-9 PMID: 19692608 PMCID: PMC2755228 08/21/2009
  • Medullary serotonin neurons and central CO2 chemoreception. (Corcoran AE, Hodges MR, Wu Y, Wang W, Wylie CJ, Deneris ES, Richerson GB) Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2009 Aug 31;168(1-2):49-58 PMID: 19394450 PMCID: PMC2787387 04/28/2009
  • Interaction between defects in ventilatory and thermoregulatory control in mice lacking 5-HT neurons. (Hodges MR, Richerson GB) Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2008 Dec 31;164(3):350-7 PMID: 18775520 PMCID: PMC2613046 09/09/2008
  • Contributions of 5-HT neurons to respiratory control: neuromodulatory and trophic effects. (Hodges MR, Richerson GB) Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2008 Dec 10;164(1-2):222-32 PMID: 18595785 PMCID: PMC2642893 07/04/2008
  • Defects in breathing and thermoregulation in mice with near-complete absence of central serotonin neurons. (Hodges MR, Tattersall GJ, Harris MB, McEvoy SD, Richerson DN, Deneris ES, Johnson RL, Chen ZF, Richerson GB) J Neurosci 2008 Mar 05;28(10):2495-505 PMID: 18322094 03/07/2008
  • The carotid chemoreceptors are a major determinant of ventilatory CO2 sensitivity and of PaCO2 during eupneic breathing. (Forster HV, Martino P, Hodges M, Krause K, Bonis J, Davis S, Pan L) Adv Exp Med Biol 2008;605:322-6 PMID: 18085293 12/19/2007
  • CO2/H+ chemoreceptors in the cerebellar fastigial nucleus do not uniformly affect breathing of awake goats. (Martino PF, Hodges MR, Davis S, Opansky C, Pan LG, Krause K, Qian B, Forster HV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2006 Jul;101(1):241-8 PMID: 16497844 02/25/2006
  • Homing in on the specific phenotype(s) of central respiratory chemoreceptors. (Richerson GB, Wang W, Hodges MR, Dohle CI, Diez-Sampedro A) Exp Physiol 2005 May;90(3):259-66; discussion 266-9 PMID: 15728134 02/25/2005
  • Eupneic respiratory rhythm in awake goats is dependent on an intact pre-Bötzinger complex. (Forster HV, Wenninger JM, Pan LG, Hodges MR, Banzett R) Adv Exp Med Biol 2004;551:107-13 PMID: 15602951 12/18/2004
  • Carotid body denervation alters ventilatory responses to ibotenic acid injections or focal acidosis in the medullary raphe. (Hodges MR, Opansky C, Qian B, Davis S, Bonis JM, Krause K, Pan LG, Forster HV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2005 Apr;98(4):1234-42 PMID: 15579571 12/08/2004
  • Transient attenuation of CO2 sensitivity after neurotoxic lesions in the medullary raphe area of awake goats. (Hodges MR, Opansky C, Qian B, Davis S, Bonis J, Bastasic J, Leekley T, Pan LG, Forster HV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2004 Dec;97(6):2236-47 PMID: 15322066 08/24/2004
  • Effects on breathing of focal acidosis at multiple medullary raphe sites in awake goats. (Hodges MR, Martino P, Davis S, Opansky C, Pan LG, Forster HV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2004 Dec;97(6):2303-9 PMID: 15322068 08/24/2004
  • Small reduction of neurokinin-1 receptor-expressing neurons in the pre-Bötzinger complex area induces abnormal breathing periods in awake goats. (Wenninger JM, Pan LG, Klum L, Leekley T, Bastastic J, Hodges MR, Feroah T, Davis S, Forster HV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2004 Nov;97(5):1620-8 PMID: 15247160 07/13/2004
  • Large lesions in the pre-Bötzinger complex area eliminate eupneic respiratory rhythm in awake goats. (Wenninger JM, Pan LG, Klum L, Leekley T, Bastastic J, Hodges MR, Feroah TR, Davis S, Forster HV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2004 Nov;97(5):1629-36 PMID: 15247161 07/13/2004
  • Effects on breathing in awake and sleeping goats of focal acidosis in the medullary raphe. (Hodges MR, Klum L, Leekley T, Brozoski DT, Bastasic J, Davis S, Wenninger JM, Feroah TR, Pan LG, Forster HV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2004 May;96(5):1815-24 PMID: 14672965 12/16/2003
  • Do neurotoxic lesions in rostral medullary nuclei induce/accentuate hypoventilation during NREM sleep? (Martino PF, Forster HV, Feroah T, Wenninger J, Hodges M, Pan LG) Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2003 Oct 16;138(1):59-75 PMID: 14519378 10/02/2003
  • Do genes on rat chromosomes 9, 13, 16, 18, and 20 contribute to regulation of breathing? (Forster HV, Dwinell MR, Hodges MR, Brozoski D, Hogan GE) Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2003 May 30;135(2-3):247-61 PMID: 12809624 06/18/2003
  • Perturbations in three medullary nuclei enhance fractionated breathing in awake goats. (Feroah TR, Forster HV, Fuentes CG, Martino P, Hodges M, Wenninger J, Pan L, Rice T) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2003 Apr;94(4):1508-18 PMID: 12626473 03/11/2003
  • Ventilatory phenotypes among four strains of adult rats. (Hodges MR, Forster HV, Papanek PE, Dwinell MR, Hogan GE) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2002 Sep;93(3):974-83 PMID: 12183493 08/17/2002
  • Contributions from rostral medullary nuclei to coordination of swallowing and breathing in awake goats. (Feroah TR, Forster HV, Fuentes CG, Wenninger J, Martino P, Hodges M, Pan L, Rice T) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2002 Aug;93(2):581-91 PMID: 12133868 07/23/2002
  • Effects of carotid and aortic chemoreceptor denervation in newborn piglets. (Serra A, Brozoski D, Hodges M, Roethle S, Franciosi R, Forster HV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2002 Mar;92(3):893-900 PMID: 11842019 02/14/2002
  • Multiple rostral medullary nuclei can influence breathing in awake goats. (Wenninger JM, Pan LG, Martino P, Geiger L, Hodges M, Serra A, Feroah TR, Forster HV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2001 Aug;91(2):777-88 PMID: 11457794 07/18/2001
  • Last update: 10/23/2017
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