Selected publications (for full list of publications):


  • Korin B, Ben-Shaanan TL, Schiller M, Dubovik T, Azulay-Debby H, Boshnak NT, Koren T, Rolls A. (2017). High-dimensional, single-cell characterization of the brain’s immune compartment. Nature Neuroscience.
  • Ben-Shaanan T.L, Azulay-Debby H., Dubovik T., Starosvetsky E., Korin., Schiller M., Green NL, Admon Y., Hakim F., Shen-Orr S*., Rolls A*. (2016) Activation of the reward system boosts innate and adaptive immunity. Nature Medicine (*equal)
  • Rolls A., Fang W*., Ibarra i*., Bonovien P., Colas D., Heller HC,. Weissman I., de Lecea L. (2015) Sleep Regulates Hematopoietic Stem Cell Trafficking. Nature Communications (*equal)
  • Rolls A., Makam M*., Kroeger D., Colas D., de Lecea L., Heller HC. (2013) Sleep to forget: context independent interference with fear during sleep.  Molecular Psychiatry (*equal)
  • Rolls A., Colas D, Adamantidis A, Carter M, Lanre-Amos T., Heller HC. de Lecea L. (2011) Optogenetic Disruption of Sleep Continuity Impairs Memory Consolidation. PNAS.
  • Shechter R, Baruch K, Schwartz M*, Rolls A. (2010) Touch gives new life: mechanosensation modulates spinal cord adult neurogenesis. Molecular Psychiatry 16(3):342-52  (*equal)
  • Rolls A., Shechter R.*, London A., Segev Y., Jacob-Hirsch J., Amariglio N., Rechavi G. & Schwartz M. (2008) A dual role for chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan in spinal cord repair PLoS Medicine, 5(8): e171.
  • Rolls A., Schori H., London A. and Schwartz M. (2008) Decrease in hippocampal neurongenesis during pregnancy. Molecular Psychiatry, 13(5):468-9
  • Rolls A., Shechter R.*, London A., Ziv Y., Ronen A., Levy R. and Schwartz M. (2007) Toll-like receptors modulate adult hippocampal neurogenesis. Nature Cell Biology; 9(9):1081-8.

Selected reviews:

  • Belin D, Rolls A. Collaboration in Neuroscience: the young PI perspective (2016Eur J Neurosci.
  • Rolls A. Hypothalamic control of sleep in aging. Neuromolecular Med. 2012 Sep;14(3)
  • Rolls A, Schaich Borg J, de Lecea L. (2010) Sleep and metabolism: Role of hypothalamic neuronal circuitry. (Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab. 24(5):817-28).
  • Rolls A, Shechter R, Schwartz M. (2009). The bright side of the glial scar in CNS repair. Nature Rev Neurosci. 10(3):235-41