The Ira Black and the McEwen laboratories collaborated on two studies of hormone actions and 3 papers related to catecholamine neural development:
Luine VN, McEwen BS, Black IB. 1977. Effect of 17β-estradiol on hypothalamic tyrosine hydroxylase activity. Brain Res 120: 188–192.
Bohn CM, McEwen BS, Luine VN, Black IB. 1984. Development and characterization of glucocorticoid receptors in rat superior cervical ganglion. Dev Brain Res 14: 211–218.
Friedman W, Dreyfus C, McEwen BS, Black I. 1988. Presynaptic transmitters and depolarizing influences regulate development of the substantia nigra in culture. J Neurosci 8: 3616–3623.
Friedman WJ, Dreyfus CF, McEwen B, Black IB. 1988. Substance K (NKA) increases tyrosine hydroxylase mRNA in cultured substantia nigra. Brain Res 427: 203–205.
Friedman W, Dreyfus C, McEwen BS, Black I. 1989. Developmental regulation of tyrosine hydroxylase in the mediobasal hypothalamus. Dev Brain Res 48: 177–185.