Publications
 

Grieder, T.E., Yee, M., Vargas-Perez, H., Chwalek, M., Maal-Bared, G., George, O. and van der Kooy, D. (2017). Deletion of α5 nicotine receptor subunits abolishes nicotinic aversive motivational effects in a manner that phenocopies dopamine receptor antagonism. European Journal of Neuroscience, 46: 1673-1681.

Vargas-Perez, H., Grieder, T.E., Ting-A-Kee, R., Maal-Bared, G., Chwalek, M. and van der Kooy, D. (2017). A single administration of the hallucinogen, 4-acetoxy-dimethyltryptamine, prevents the shift to a drug-dependent state and the expression of withdrawal aversions in rodents. European Journal of Neuroscience, 45: 1410-1417.

Grieder, T.E., Herman, M.A., Contet, C., Tan, L.A., Vargas-Perez, H., Cohen, A., Chwalek, M., Maal-Bared, G., Freiling, J., Schlosburg, J.E., Clarke, L., Crawford, E., Koebel, P., Repunte-Canonigo, V., Sanna, P.P., Tapper, A.R., Roberto, M., Kieffer, B.L., Sawchenko, P.E., Koob, G.F., van der Kooy, D. & George, O. (2014). VTA CRF neurons mediate the aversive effects of nicotine withdrawal and promote intake escalation. Nature Neuroscience, 17(12): 1751-1758.

Vargas-Perez, H., Bahi, A., Bufalino, M.R., Ting-A-Kee, R., Fahmy, A., Maal-Bared, G., Clarke, L., Lam, J., Blanchard, J., Larsen, B., Steffensen, S., Dreyer, J.L. & van der Kooy, D. (2014). BDNF signaling in the VTA links the drug dependent state to drug withdrawal aversions. Journal of Neuroscience, 34(23): 7899-7909.

Morrissey, M.D., Maal-Bared, G., Brady, S. & Takehara-Nishiuchi, K. (2012). Functional dissociation within the entorhinal cortex for memory retrieval of an association between temporally discontinuous stimuli. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(16): 5356-61.

Takehara-Nishiuchi, K., Maal-Bared, G. & Morrissey, M.D. (2012). Increased entorhinal-prefrontal theta synchronization parallels decreased entorhinal-hippocampal theta synchronization during learning and consolidation of associative memory. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 5: 90.