Ph. D., Physiological Psychology, Arizona State University, 1977.
M. A., Arizona State University, 1974.
B. A. University of Arizona, 1972.
Psychobiology of stress, behavior, and bodily diseases in animal models; Brain and behavioral mechanisms involved in feeding behavior and gastrointestinal functions; Autonomic and neuroendocrine control of homeostasis
B. Roland and C.V. Grijalva: Gastric mucosal damage induced by lateral hypothalamic damage:
Neuronal and dopaminergic mechanisms. Brain Research; 605, 110-120, (1993).
T. Garrick and C.V. Grijalva: Lateral hypothalamic lesions cause gastric injury by stimulating gastric
contractility. American Journal of Physiology; 265, G138-G142, (1993).
N.S. Morrow, C.V. Grijalva, P.J. Geiselman and D. Novin: Effects of Amygdaloid lesions on gastric
erosion formation during exposure to activity-stress. Physiology and Behavior; 53, 1043-1048, (1993).
N.S. Morrow, M. Schall, C.V. Grijalva, P.J. Geiselman, and D. Novin: Body temperature and wheel
running predict survival times in rats exposed to activity-stress. Physiology and Behavior; 62, 815-
J. Landiera-Fernandez and C.V. Grijalva: Gastric mucosal erosion produced by NMDA
microinfusions in the lateral hypothalamus: Effect of selective knife cuts; Behavioural Brain
Research, 102, 51-60, (1999).
J. Landeira-Fernandez and C.V. Grijalva: Infusion of neurotoxic doses of N-Methyl-DAspartate
into the lateral hypothalamus in rats produces stomach erosions, hyperthermia, and
a disruption in eating behavior; Behavioral Neuroscience; 113, 1049-1061, (1999).
J. Landeira-Fernandez and C.V. Grijalva: Participation of substantia nigra dopaminergic
neurons in the occurrence of gastric mucosal erosions; Physiology and Behavior; 81, 91-99,
V. Rau and C.V. Grijalva: Indomethacin attenuates hyperthermia produced by anterior
coronal lateral hypothalamic knife cuts; Brain Research Bulletin; 64, 53-58, (2004).