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Gary E. Cordingley, M.D., Ph.D.
Publications
Dr. Gary Cordingley has written numerous articles in
the fields of neurology, neuroscience and medical
history.
Lothman E, LaManna J, Cordingley Gary, Rosenthal M, Somjen G: Responses of electrical potential,
potassium levels, and oxidative metabolic activity of the cerebral neocortex of cats.
Brain Research, 1975; 88:
15-36.

Zarzecki P, Blum P, Cordingley Gary, Somjen G: Microiontophoretic studies of the effects of L-proline on
neurons in the mammalian central nervous system.
Brain Research, 1975; 89:187-191.

Jobsis F, Rosenthal M, LaManna J, Lothman E, Cordingley Gary, Somjen G: Metabolic activity in epileptic
seizures, pp 185-196. In:
Brain Work, Invar E, Lassen N (eds), Copenhagen: Munksgaard, 1975.

Cordingley, Gary: Clearance of locally accumulated extracellular potassium in the CNS of cats. Ph.D. thesis.
Dept. of Physiology & Pharmacology, Duke University, 1976.

Somjen G, Rosenthal M, Cordingley Gary, LaManna J, Lothman E: Potassium, neuroglia, and oxidative
metabolism in central gray matter.
Federation Proceedings, 1976; 35:1266-1271.

LaManna J, Cordingley Gary, Rosenthal M: Phenobarbital actions in vivo: Effects on extracellular potassium
activity and oxidative metabolism in cat cerebral cortex.
Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental
Therapeutics
, 1977; 200:560-569.

Cordingley Gary, Somjen G: The clearing of excess potassium from extracellular space in spinal cord and
cerebral cortex.
Brain Research, 1978; 151:291-306.

Somjen G, Lothman E, Dunn P, Dunaway T, Cordingley Gary: Microphysiology of spinal seizures, pp 13-28.
In:
Abnormal Neuronal Discharges, Chalazonitis N (ed), New York: Raven Press, 1978.

Cordingley Gary, Navarro C, Brust J, Healton E: Sarcoidosis presenting as senile dementia.
Neurology, 1981;
31:1148-1151.

Cordingley, Gary: Drug holiday and management of Parkinson disease.
Neurology, 1982; 32:1205-1206.

Cordingley Gary, Weight F: Non-cholinergic synaptic excitation in neostriatum: Pharmacological evidence for
mediation by a glutamate-like transmitter.
British Journal of Pharmacology, 1986; 88:847-856.

Holroyd K, Holm J, Hursey K, Penzien D, Cordingley Gary, Theofanous A, Richardson S, Tobin D:
Treatment of recurrent vascular headache: Home-based behavioral treatment vs. abortive pharmacological
treatment.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1988; 56:218-223.

Holroyd K, Cordingley Gary, Pingel J, Jerome A, Theofanous A, Jackson D, Leard L: Enhancing the
effectiveness of abortive therapy: A controlled evaluation of self-management training.
Headache, 1989; 29:
148-153.

Holroyd K, Holm J, Penzien D, Cordingley Gary, Hursey K, Martin N, Theofanous A: Long-term maintenance
of improvements achieved with (abortive) pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatments for migraine:
Preliminary findings.
Biofeedback and Self-Regulation, 1989; 14:301-308.

Cordingley, Gary: Dalton’s cat: A bridge between laboratory and clinic.
Journal of Laboratory and Clinical
Medicine
, 1991; 117:85-86.

Holroyd K, Nash J,Pingel J, Cordingley Gary, Jerome A: A comparison of pharmacological (amitriptyline
HCl) and nonpharmacological (cognitive-behavioral) therapies for chronic tension headaches.
Journal of
Consulting and Clinical Psychology
, 1991; 59:387-393.

Holroyd K, Penzien D, Cordingley Gary: Propranolol in the management of recurrent migraine: A meta-
analytic review.
Headache, 1991; 31:333-340.

Cordingley, Gary: Harvey Cushing’s circus friend, the “world’s ugliest woman.”
Journal of Laboratory and
Clinical Medicine
, 1991; 118:297-298.

Cordingley, Gary: Doctors in purple coats; For some physicians, the pen is mightier than the scalpel.
The
Rotarian
, June 1992; 160(6):30-31,66.

Cordingley Gary, Brown D, Dane P, Harnish K, Cadamagnani P, O’Hare T: Increases in serum prolactin
levels associated with syncopal attacks.
American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 1993; 11:251-252.

Cordingley, Gary: From mesmerism to heart surgery in merely 200 years, or the unpretentious rise of
medicine in the heartland.
Ohio Magazine, February 1994; 16(11):75-80.

Cordingley, Gary: Good for what ails you: A most expert tour of Ohio’s medical past.
Ohio Magazine,
February 1994; 16(11):76-79.

Cordingley, Gary: U.S. and India clubs get water flowing again.
The Rotarian, August 1994; 165(2):44.

Holroyd K, France J, Cordingley Gary, Rokicki L, Kvaal S, Lipchik G, McCool H: Enhancing the
effectiveness of relaxation-thermal biofeedback training with propranolol hydrochloride.
Journal of
Consulting and Clinical Psychology
, 1995; 63:327-330.

Lipchik G, Holroyd K, France C, Kvaal S, Segal D, Cordingley Gary, Rokicki L, McCool H: Central and
peripheral mechanisms in chronic tension-type headache.
Pain, 1996; 64:467-475.

Holroyd K, Stensland M, Lipchik G, Hill K, O’Donnell F, Cordingley Gary: Psychosocial correlates and the
impact of chronic tension-type headaches.
Headache, 2000; 40:3-16.

Lipchik G, Holroyd K, O’Donnell F, Cordingley Gary, Waller S, Labus J, Davis M, French D. Exteroceptive
suppression periods and pericranial muscle tenderness in chronic tension-type headache: Effects of
psychopathology, chronicity and disability.
Cephalalgia, 2000; 20:638-646.

Holroyd K, O’Donnell F, Stensland M, Lipchik G, Cordingley Gary, Carlson B: Management of chronic
tension-type headache with tricyclic antidepressant medication, stress management therapy, and their
combination: A randomized controlled trial.
Journal of the American Medical Association, 2001; 285:2208-
2215.

Holroyd K, Labus J, O’Donnell F, Cordingley Gary: Treating chronic tension-type headache not responding
to amitriptyline hydrochloride with paroxetine hydrochloride: A pilot evaluation.
Headache, 2003; 43:999-
1004.

Cordingley Gary: A century of medical care in Athens County, pp. 252-255; In:
Athens County: The Second
Century, 1905-2005
, Hunter G, Eliason L, Venrick E, Athens, Ohio: Taylor Publishing Company, 2005.

Cordingley Gary: Frontal lobotomies at the Athens State Hospital, pp. 258-259; In:
Athens County: The
Second Century, 1905-2005
, Hunter G, Eliason L, Venrick E, Athens, Ohio: Taylor Publishing Company,
2005.

Holroyd K, Tkachuk G, O'Donnell F, Cordingley Gary: Blindness and bias in a trial of antidepressant
medication for chronic tension-type headache.
Cephalalgia, 2006; 26:973-982.

Cordingley, Gary (ed):
Stories of Medicine in Athens County, Ohio. Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 2006.

Cordingley, Gary: Henly Chapman Rutter, M.D., alienist, pp. 1-12. In:
Stories of Medicine in Athens County,
Ohio
, Cordingley, Gary (ed), Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 2006.

Cordingley, Gary: Walter Jackson Freeman, M.D., Ph.D., visiting lobotomist, pp. 47-53. In:
Stories of
Medicine in Athens County, Ohio
, Cordingley, Gary (ed), Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 2006.

Cordingley, Gary: Early female physicians, pp. 61-80. In:
Stories of Medicine in Athens County, Ohio,
Cordingley, Gary (ed), Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 2006.

Denbow C, Cordingley, Gary: Pioneer African-American physicians, pp. 81-88. In:
Stories of Medicine in
Athens County, Ohio
, Cordingley, Gary (ed), Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 2006.

Cordingley, Gary: From inner nerves to outer nerves, a neuropsychiatric practice, pp. 171-180. In:
Stories of
Medicine in Athens County, Ohio
, Cordingley, Gary (ed), Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 2006.

Cordingley, Gary: Forbidden love: an asylum doctor crosses the line, pp. 333-338. In:
Stories of Medicine in
Athens County, Ohio
, Cordingley, Gary (ed), Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 2006.

Holroyd K, Cottrell C, O'Donnell F, Cordingley, Gary, Drew J, Carlson B, Himawar L: Effect of preventive (β
blocker) treatment, behavioural migraine management, or their combination on outcomes of optimised acute
treatment in frequent migraine: randomised controlled trial.
British Medical Journal, 2010; 341:c4871.

Cordingley, Gary: How to Perform the Neurologic Exam in Spanish, Kindle e-book, 2011.
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