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Injury and Recovery Laboratory

Cole Vonder Haar, Ph.D.


Upcoming Presentations

  • Zhu, B., Berdar, N. D., Veltri, L. M., Dalida, M. B., Scott, T. L., Shaver, T. K., Martens, K. M. & Vonder Haar, C. Frontal traumatic brain injury reduces optimal decision making on a probabilistic reward task in rats. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in 2017, Washington, D. C.
  • Bhatia, H. S., Cabral, C. E., Iames, C. W., Shaver, T. K., Martens, K. M. & Vonder Haar, C. Effects of repeated closed head brain injury on attention and motor impulsivity. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in 2017, Washington, D. C.
  • Recent Publications

    Full PubMed list

    2017

  • Vonder Haar, C., Martens, K. M., Riparip, L-K., Rosi, S., Wellington, C. L. & Winstanley, C. A. (2017). TBI-induced impulsivity is associated with cortical interleukin-12 levels in rats. Journal of Neurotrauma, in press. Link
  • *Adams, W. K., *Vonder Haar, C., Tremblay, M. T., Cocker, P. J., Silveira, M. M., Kaur, S. Baunez, C., & Winstanley, C. A. Deep-brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus selectively decreases risky choice in risk-preferring rats. eNeuro, in press. Link
    *equal contributions
  • 2016

  • Shultz S.R., McDonald S.J., Vonder Haar, C., Meconi, A., Vink, R., van Donkelaar, P., Taneja, C., Iverson, G.L. & Christie, B.R. (2016). The potential for animal models to provide insight into mild traumatic brain injury: translational challenges and strategies. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, in press. Link
  • Vonder Haar, C., Lam, F. C. W., Adams, W. K., Riparip, L-K., Kaur, S., Muthukrishna, M., Rosi, S. & Winstanley, C. A. (2016). Frontal traumatic brain injury in rats causes long-lasting impairments in impulse control that are that are differentially sensitive to pharmacotherapeutics and associated with chronic neuroinflammation. ACS Chemical Neuroscience, 7(11), 1531-1542. Link
  • Vonder Haar, C. & Winstanley, C. A. (2016). Minor functional deficits in basic response patterns for reinforcement following frontal traumatic brain injury in rats. Journal of Neurotrauma, 33(20), 1892-1900. Link
  • Cocker, P. J., Vonder Haar, C., Winstanley, C. A. (2016). Elucidating the role of D4 receptors in mediating attributions of salience to incentive stimuli on Pavlovian conditioned approach and conditioned reinforcement paradigms. Behavioural Brain Rsearch, 312, 55-63. Link
  • Vonder Haar, C., Peterson, T. C., Martens, K. M., & Hoane, M. R. (2016). Vitamins and nutrients as primary treatments in experimental brain injury: Clinical implications for nutraceutical therapies. Brain Research, 1640(Pt A), 114-129. Download

  • 2015
  • Anderson, G. D., Peterson, T. C., Vonder Haar, C., Farin, F. M., Bammler, T. K., MacDonald, J. W., Kantor, E. D., Hoane, M. R. (2015). Effect of traumatic brain injury, erythropoietin, and anakinra on hepatic metabolizing enzymes and transporters in an experimental rat model. The AAPS Journal, 17(5), 1255-1267. Download

  • 2014
  • Vonder Haar, C., Maas, W. R., Jacobs, E. A. & Hoane, M. R. (2014). Deficits in discrimination following experimental frontal brain injury are mediated by motivation and can be improved by nicotinamide administration. Journal of Neurotrauma, 31(20), 1711-1720. Download
  • Vonder Haar, C., Anderson, G. D., Elmore, B. E., Moore, L. H., Wright, A. M., Kantor, E. D., Farin, F. M., Bammler, T. K., MacDonald, J. W. & Hoane, M. R. (2014). Comparison of the effect of minocycline and simvastatin on functional recovery and gene expression in a traumatic brain injury model. Journal of Neurotrauma, 31(10), 961-975. Download
  • Vonder Haar, C., Smith T. R., French, E., Martens, K. M., Jacobs, E. A. & Hoane, M. R. (2014). Simple tone discriminations are disrupted following experimental frontal traumatic brain injury in rats. Brain Injury, 28(2), 235-243. Download

  • 2013
  • Anderson, G. D., Peterson, T. C., Vonder Haar, C., Farin, F. M., Bammler, T. K., Kantor, E. D., McDonald, J. W. & Hoane, M. R. (2013) Comparison of the effects of erythropoietin and anakinra on functional recovery and gene expression in a traumatic brain injury model. Frontiers in Neuropharmacology, 4, 129. Download
  • Vonder Haar, C., Peterson, T. C., Martens, K. M., & Hoane, M. R. (2013). The use of nicotinamide as a treatment for experimental traumatic brain injury and stroke: A review and evaluation. Clinical Pharmacology and Biopharmaceutics, S1, 005. Download
  • Martens, K. M., Vonder Haar, C., Hutsell, B. A. & Hoane, M. R. (2013). The Dig task: A simple scent discrimination reveals deficits following frontal brain damage. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 71, e50033. Link
  • Vonder Haar, C., Friend, D. M., Mudd, D. B. & Smith, J. S. (2013). Successive bilateral frontal controlled cortical impact injuries show behavioral savings. Behavioural Brain Research, 240(1), 153-159. Download
  • Recent Presentations

    2017

  • Shaver, T. K., Ozga, J. E., Martens, K. M., Vonder Haar, C. Differential effects of acute amphetamine on risk-based decision making after TBI. Poster presented at the WVU Neuroscience Retreat, 2017, Davis, WV.
  • Pechacek, K. & Vonder Haar, C. Lipopolysaccharide-induced neuroinflammation is associated with increased depressive-like behavior. Poster presented at the WVU Neuroscience Retreat, and WVU Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2017, Morgantown, WV.
  • Martens, K.M., Veltri, L. M., Berdar, N. D., Zhu, B., Scott, T.L., Shaver, T. K. & Vonder Haar, C. Effects of frontal TBI on risk-based decision making in rats. Presented at the National Neurotrauma Symposium in 2017, Snowbird, UT.

  • 2016
  • Vonder Haar, C. & Winstanley, C. A. Frontal traumatic brain injury alters risky choice on a rodent analog of the Iowa gambling task. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in 2016, San Diego, CA.
  • Martens, K. M., Winstanley, C., Wellington, C., & Vonder Haar, C. Choice impulsivity is increased following mild, closed head injury in rats. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in 2016, San Diego, CA.
  • Ferland, J-M. N., Lindenbach, D., Vonder Haar, C., Hounjet, C. D., Phillips, A. G. & Winstanley, C. A.. Engaging with salient win-paired cues blunts locomotor responding for cocaine: implications for the reward deficiency hypothesis of addiction. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in 2016, San Diego, CA.
  • Cocker, P. J., Adams, W. A., Vonder Haar, C., Tremblay, M. T., Baunez, C., Winstanley, C. A. Deep-brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus leads to selective decreases in risky choice for rats with high risk-preference. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in 2016, San Diego, CA.

  • 2015
  • Vonder Haar, C. Modeling chronic cognitive dysfunction after TBI: Where do we go from here? Presentation given at the National Neurotrauma Symposium in 2015, Santa Fe, NM.
  • Vonder Haar, C. Evaluating chronic cognitive deficits in rats across a spectrum of TBI severities. Presentation given at the International Behavioral Neuroscience Annual Meeting in 2015, Victoria, BC.
  • Martens, K. M., Wellington, C. L., Winstanley, C. A. & Vonder Haar, C. Choice impulsivity is increased following frontal traumatic brain injury in rats. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in 2015, Chicago, IL.
  • Vonder Haar, C., Ferland, J-M. N., Riparip, L-K., Rosi, S & Winstanley, C.A. Increased cocaine self-administration is associated with changes in neuroinflammatory markers following frontal traumatic brain injury. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in 2015, Chicago, IL.
  • Vonder Haar, C., Ferland, J-M. N., Riparip, L-K., Rosi, S & Winstanley, C.A. Controlled cortical impact increases cocaine intake in rats: A potential role for neuroinflammation in addiction. Presented at the National Neurotrauma Symposium in 2015, Santa Fe, NM.
  • Lam, F. C.W., Vonder Haar, C. & Winstanley, C. A. Dose-dependent effects of amphetamine, atomoxetine and amantadine on cognitive outcome following traumatic brain injury in rats. Presented at the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society Meeting in 2015, Victoria, BC.
  • Vonder Haar, C., Lam, F., Adams, W. A. & Winstanley, C. A. Cognitive impairment in a rat model of TBI: The role of individual differences. Presented at the Winter Conference on Brain Research in 2015, Big Sky, MT.