Robert Rubin, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

Email
rtrubin@ucla.edu
Phone
Cell-phone Number: 310-882-0920
Address

Mailing Address:

Dep't of Psychiatry
VA Greater LA Healthcare System
11301 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90073
UNITED STATES

Biography

Robert T. Rubin, M.D., Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. As a clinician, Dr. Rubin was board-certified in Psychiatry in 1968. As a neuroscientist, Dr. Rubin received a Ph.D. in Physiology from the University of Southern California in 1977, with an emphasis on neuroendocrinology. He has been an active researcher for 45 years.

Publications

A selected list of publications:

Friedlander Arthur H, Rosenbluth Susan C, Rubin Robert T   The adult suicide-prone patient: a review of the medical literature and implications for oral and maxillofacial surgeons Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, 2012; 70(5): 1253-60.
Meyer Hilary B, Katsman Alina, Sones Alexander C, Auerbach Daniel E, Ames Donna, Rubin Robert T   Yoga as an ancillary treatment for neurological and psychiatric disorders: a review The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences, 2012; 24(2): 152-64.
Gentile Natalie E, Andrekanic Julie D, Karwoski Tracy E, Czambel R Kenneth, Rubin Robert T, Rhodes Michael E   Sexually diergic hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) responses to single-dose nicotine, continuous nicotine infusion, and nicotine withdrawal by mecamylamine in rats Brain research bulletin, 2011; 85(3-4): 145-52.
Parker Gordon, Fink Max, Shorter Edward, Taylor Michael Alan, Akiskal Hagop, Berrios German, Bolwig Tom, Brown Walter A, Carroll Bernard, Healy David, Klein Donald F, Koukopoulos Athanasios, Michels Robert, Paris Joel, Rubin Robert T, Spitzer Robert, Swartz Conrad   Issues for DSM-5: whither melancholia? The case for its classification as a distinct mood disorder The American journal of psychiatry, 2010; 167(7): 745-7.
McKlveen Jessica M, Wilson Jared M, Rubin Robert T, Rhodes Michael E   Sexually diergic, dose-dependent hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses to nicotine in a dynamic in vitro perfusion system Journal of pharmacological and toxicological methods, 2010; 61(3): 311-8.
Carroll Bernard J, Rubin Robert T   Mifepristone in psychotic depression? Biological psychiatry, 2008; 63(1): e1; author reply e3.
Deasy Bridget M, Lu Aiping, Tebbets Jessica C, Feduska Joseph M, Schugar Rebecca C, Pollett Jonathan B, Sun Bin, Urish Kenneth L, Gharaibeh Burhan M, Cao Baohong, Rubin Robert T, Huard Johnny   A role for cell sex in stem cell-mediated skeletal muscle regeneration: female cells have higher muscle regeneration efficiency The Journal of cell biology, 2007; 177(1): 73-86.
Rubin Robert T, Carroll Bernard J   Claims for mifepristone in neuropsychiatric disorders: commentary on DeBattista and Belanoff, and Neigh and Nemeroff Trends in endocrinology and metabolism: TEM, 2006; 17(10): 384-5; author reply 387-9.
Pajer Kathleen, Tabbah Rhonda, Gardner William, Rubin Robert T, Czambel R Kenneth, Wang Yun   Adrenal androgen and gonadal hormone levels in adolescent girls with conduct disorder Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2006; 31(10): 1245-56.
Rubin Robert T, Rhodes Michael E, Miller Thomas H, Jakab Robert L, Czambel R Kenneth   Sequence of pituitary-adrenal cortical hormone responses to low-dose physostigmine administration in young adult women and men Life sciences, 2006; 79(24): 2260-8.
Rubin Robert T, Miller Thomas H, Rhodes Michael E, Czambel R Kenneth   Adrenal cortical responses to low- and high-dose ACTH(1-24) administration in major depressives vs. matched controls Psychiatry research, 2006; 143(1): 43-50.
Rubin Robert T, Miller Thomas H, Rhodes Michael E, Czambel R Kenneth   Growth hormone responses to low-dose physostigmine in elderly vs. young women and men Gerontology, 2006; 52(2): 76-84.
Moidel Melissa A, Belz Emily E, Czambel R Kenneth, Rubin Robert T, Rhodes Michael E   Novel in vitro perfusion system for the determination of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses Journal of pharmacological and toxicological methods, 2006; 53(3): 264-71.
Ganguli Mary, Rodriguez Eric, Mulsant Benoit, Richards Stephanie, Pandav Rajesh, Bilt Joni Vander, Dodge Hiroko H, Stoehr Gary P, Saxton Judith, Morycz Richard K, Rubin Robert T, Farkas Barry, DeKosky Steven T   Detection and management of cognitive impairment in primary care: The Steel Valley Seniors Survey Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2004; 52(10): 1668-75.
Rhodes Michael E, Kennell Jamilyn S, Belz Emily E, Czambel R Kenneth, Rubin Robert T   Rat estrous cycle influences the sexual diergism of HPA axis stimulation by nicotine Brain research bulletin, 2004; 64(3): 205-13.
Belz Emily E, Kennell Jamilyn S, Czambel R Kenneth, Rubin Robert T, Rhodes Michael E   Environmental enrichment lowers stress-responsive hormones in singly housed male and female rats Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior, 2003; 76(3-4): 481-6.
Rubin Robert T, Rhodes Michael E, Czambel R Kenneth   Plasma leptin suppression by arginine vasopressin in normal women and men Life sciences, 2003; 72(11): 1209-20.
Rubin Robert T, Rhodes Michael E, Czambel R Kenneth   Sexual diergism of baseline plasma leptin and leptin suppression by arginine vasopressin in major depressives and matched controls Psychiatry research, 2002; 113(3): 255-68.
Rhodes Michael E, Balestreire Elena M, Czambel R Kenneth, Rubin Robert T   Estrous cycle influences on sexual diergism of HPA axis responses to cholinergic stimulation in rats Brain research bulletin, 2002; 59(3): 217-25.
Rubin Robert T, Rhodes Michael E, O'Toole Susan, Czambel R Kenneth   Sexual diergism of hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal cortical responses to low-dose physotigmine in elderly vs. young women and men Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 2002; 26(5): 672-81.