1. Paso de la Amada: Early Mesoamerican Ceremonial Center. “Residue Analysis of Pottery from Paso de la Amada: Evidence for Use of Chili Pepper  Terry G. Powis, Richard G. Lesure, Michael Blake, Louis Grivetti, and Nilesh W. Gaikwad. ISBN: 978-1-950446-15-5, 2021


1. The 5α-reductase inhibitor finasteride reduces opioid self-administration in animal models of opioid use disorder. Gabriel D. Bosse, et. al. J Clin Invest. 131(10):e143990, 2021.

2. Bileome: The Bile Acid Metabolome of Rat, Nilesh Gaikwad, BBRC, 533 :458-466, 2020. (First Paper on “Bileome” and “Bileomics”)

3. Genistein Combined Polysaccharide (GCP) Can Inhibit Intracrine Androgen Synthesis in Prostate Cancer Cells. Batra N, Sam A, Woldemariam T, Talbott G, de Vere White RW, Ghosh PM, Nilesh Gaikwad, Kotchoni SO, Vinall RL., Biomedicines. 8: 282, 2020.

4. Sun L, Xu H, Ye J, Gaikwad NW. Comparative effect of black, green, oolong, and white tea intake on weight gain and bile acid metabolism. Nutrition. 65, 208-215, 2019.

5. The use and domestication of Theobroma cacao during the mid-Holocene in the upper Amazon. Sonia Zarrillo*, Nilesh Gaikwad*, Claire Lanaud*, et. alNature Ecology & Evolution 2, 1879–1888, 2018.

*Authors contributed equally to this manuscript.

6. Sex-Dimorphic and Sex Hormone–Dependent Role of Steroid Sulfatase in Adipose Inflammation and Energy Homeostasis
Yuhan Bi Mengxi Jiang Weiwei Guo Xiudong Guan Meishu Xu Songrong Ren Da Yang Nilesh W Gaikwad Kyle W Selcer Wen Xie
Endocrinology, 159: 3365–3377, 2018.

7. Circulating Sex Steroids Co-regulate Adipose Tissue Immune Cell Populations in Healthy Men.
Rubinow KB, Chao J, Hagman D, Kratz M, Van Yserloo B, Gaikwad NW, Amory JK, Page ST.
Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 313: E528–539, 2017

8. The Steroid Metabolome in Women with Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder during GnRH Agonist-induced Ovarian Suppression: Effects of Estradiol and Progesterone Addback. Tuong Vi Nguyen*, John M. Reuter*, Nilesh W. Gaikwad*, Daniel Rotroff, Alison Motsinger-Reif, Chris P. Smith, Lynnette K. Nieman, David R. Rubinow, Rima Kaddurah- Daouk, and Peter J. Schmidt. Translational Psychiatry, 7, e1193, 2017 .

*Authors contributed equally to this manuscript.

9. Skin-to-skin Contact after Birth and the Natural Co urse of Neurosteroid Levels in Healthy Term Newborns
Katherine R. McCallie, Nilesh W. Gaikwad, Martin E. Castillo Cuadrado, Monica Aleman, John E. Madigan, David K. Stevenson, and Vinod K. Bhutani
Journal of Perinatology, 37:591-595, 2017

10. Cautionary Tales about the Identification of Caffeinated Beverages in the Americas Adam King, Terry Powis and Nilesh W. Gaikwad* Journal of Archaeological Science 85, 30-40, 2017