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Paul Czoty, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Paul Czoty, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,



Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-7112 | Department: 336-713-7112

Email: pczoty@wakehealth.edu

Education & Training

  • B.S., University of Notre Dame , 1994
  • Ph.D., Emory University , 2000
  • Fellowship, Neuropharmacology, Harvard University, 2002

Memberships

  • Int'L Study Group Investigatio
  • Behavioral Pharmacology Societ
  • Coll on Probs of Drug Dependen
  • Fed Of Am Soc For Experimental
Paul Czoty, Ph.D.

Paul Czoty, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Physiology & Pharmacology
WFU Primate Center
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Translational Science Institute

Research Interests

cognition/learning, neurosciences/behavior, radiology/imaging, substance abuse

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-7112 | Department: 336-713-7112

Email: pczoty@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Czoty PW, Gage HD, Garg PK, Garg S, Nader MA. Effects of repeated treatment with the dopamine D2/D3 receptor partial agonist aripiprazole on striatal D2/D3 receptor availability in monkeys. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2014;231(3):613-619.

Martelle SE, Nader SH, Czoty PW, John WS, Duke AN, Garg PK, Garg S, Newman AH, Nader MA. Further characterization of quinpirole-elicited yawning as a model of dopamine d3 receptor activation in male and female monkeys. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2014;350(2):205-211.



Czoty PW, Roberts DCS. Thinking outside the synapse: pharmacokinetic-based medications for cocaine addiction [commentary]. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2012;37(5):1079-1080.

Nader MA, Nader SH, Czoty PW, Riddick NV, Gage HD, Gould RW, Blaylock BL, Kaplan JR, Garg PK, Davies HML, Morton D, Garg S, Reboussin BA. Social dominance in female monkeys: dopamine receptor function and cocaine reinforcement. Biol Psychiatry. 2012;72(5):414-421.


Nader MA, Czoty PW, Nader SH, Morgan D. Nonhuman primate models of social behavior and cocaine abuse. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2012;224(1):57-67.

Czoty PW, Martelle SE, Gould RW, Nader MA. Effects of chronic methylphenidate treatment on the reinforcing strength of cocaine in rhesus monkeys [abstract]. FASEB J. 2012;26(Meeting Abstracts Suppl):659.5.

Duke AN, Nader SH, Riddick NV, Czoty PW, Nader MA. Further characterization of dopamine D2/D3 receptors and cocaine self-administration in socially housed female monkeys [abstract]. FASEB J. 2012;26(Meeting Abstracts Suppl):661.2.

Kromrey SA, Gould RW, Czoty PW. Cognitive-disrupting effects of cocaine as an effect of menstrual cycle phase [abstract]. FASEB J. 2012;26(Meeting Abstracts Suppl):659.6.

Czoty PW, Gould RW, Martelle JL, Nader MA. Prolonged attenuation of the reinforcing strength of cocaine by chronic d-amphetamine in rhesus monkeys. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2011;36(2):539-547.

Hamilton LR, Czoty PW, Nader MA. Behavioral characterization of adult male and female rhesus monkeys exposed to cocaine throughout gestation. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2011;213(4):799-808.

Gould RW, Gage HD, Banks ML, Blaylock BL, Czoty PW, Nader MA. Differential effects of cocaine and MDMA self-administration on cortical serotonin transporter availability in monkeys. Neuropharmacology. 2011;61(1-2):245-251.

Gould RW, Czoty PW, Nader SH, Nader MA. Effects of varenicline on the reinforcing and discriminative stimulus effects of cocaine in rhesus monkeys. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2011;339(2):678-686.

Nader MA, Czoty PW, Nader SH, Riddick NV, Gould RW. Effects of social hierarchy on the behavioural pharmacology of cocaine: sex differences [abstract]. Behav Pharmacol. 2011;22(Suppl A):e14.


Czoty PW, Martelle JL, Nader MA. Effects of chronic d-amphetamine administration on the reinforcing strength of cocaine in rhesus monkeys. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2010;209(4):375-382.

Nader MA, Czoty PW, Gould RW, Riddick NV. Characterizing organism x environment interactions in non-human primate models of addiction: PET imaging studies of dopamine D2 receptors In: Robbins TW, Everitt BJ, Nutt DJ, eds. The neurobiology of addiction: new vistas. New York: Oxford University Press;2010: 187-202.

Nader MA, Czoty PW, Nader SH. The effects of social hierarchy on cocaine reinforcement and brain interactions in male and female monkeys [abstract]. FASEB J. 2010;24(1 Meeting Abstracts):765.4.

Czoty PW, Coller M, Icenhower M, Nader MA. Effects of chronic administration of dopamine D2-like receptor agonists aripiprazole and (-)-N-propyl-norapomorphine on food/cocaine choice in socially housed monkeys [abstract]. FASEB J. 2010;24(1 Meeting Abstracts):765.3.

Czoty PW, Martelle JL, Carroll FI, Nader MA. Lower reinforcing strength of the phenyltropane cocaine analogs RTI-336 and RTI-177 compared to cocaine in nonhuman primates. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2010;96(3):274-278.

Hamilton LR, Czoty PW, Gage HD, Nader MA. Characterization of the dopamine receptor system in adult rhesus monkeys exposed to cocaine throughout gestation. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2010;210(4):481-488.


Czoty PW, Riddick NV, Gage HD, Sandridge M, Nader SH, Garg S, Bounds M, Garg PK, Nader MA. Effect of menstrual cycle phase on dopamine D2 receptor availability in female cynomolgus monkeys. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2009;34(3):548-554.

Riddick NV, Czoty PW, Gage HD, Kaplan JR, Nader SH, Icenhower M, Pierre PJ, Bennett A, Garg PK, Garg S, Nader MA. Behavioral and neurobiological characteristics influencing social hierarchy formation in female cynomolgus monkeys. Neuroscience. 2009;158(4):1257-1265.

Nader MA, Czoty PW, Riddick NV, Gould RW, Gage HD. Social stress and vulnerability to cocaine abuse in nonhuman primate models [abstract]. Biol Psychiatry. 2009;65(8 Suppl):176S.

Wilson TW, Godwin DW, Czoty PW, Nader MA, Kraft RA, Buchheimer NC, Daunais JB. A MEG investigation of somatosensory processing in the rhesus monkey. Neuroimage. 2009;46(4):998-1003.

Hamilton LR, Czoty PW, Calhoun TL, Nader MA. Impulsivity and vulnerability to cocaine self-administration in adult rhesus monkeys exposed to cocaine in utero [abstract]. FASEB J. 2009;23(Meeting Abstracts):588.9.

Nader MA, Riddick NV, Czoty PW, Icenhower M, Gage HD. Vulnerability to cocaine abuse in socially housed female monkeys: evidence for sex differences [abstract]. FASEB J. 2009;23(Meeting Abstracts):588.8.

Czoty PW, Coller M, Icenhower M, Nader MA. Effects of aripiprazole and (-)NPA, dopamine D2-like receptor agonists of varying intrinsic efficacy, on cocaine vs. food choice in monkeys [abstract]. FASEB J. 2009;23(Meeting Abstracts):588.3.

Gould RW, Czoty PW, Nader SH, Nader MA. Effects of varenicline on the reinforcing and discriminative stimulus effects of cocaine in rhesus monkeys [abstract]. FASEB J. 2009;23(Meeting Abstracts):588.6.

Nader MA, Czoty PW, Hamilton LR, Riddick NV, Gould RW. Imaging of social stress, behavioral phenotype and cocaine reinforcement in monkey models [abstract]. Behav Pharmacol. 2009;20(Special Issue 1):S12.

Czoty PW, Nader MA. Effects of combined pharmacological and environmental manipulations on cocaine choice in monkeys [abstract]. Behav Pharmacol. 2009;20(Special Issue 1):S75.

Banks ML, Czoty PW, Gage HD, Bounds MC, Garg PK, Garg S, Nader MA. Effects of cocaine and MDMA self-administration on serotonin transporter availability in monkeys. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2008;33(2):219-225.

Banks ML, Sprague JE, Czoty PW, Nader MA. Effects of ambient temperature on the relative reinforcing strength of MDMA using a choice procedure in monkeys. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2008;196(1):63-70.

Nader MA, Czoty PW. Brain imaging in nonhuman primates: insights into drug addiction. ILAR J. 2008;49(1):89-102.


Banks ML, Gould RW, Czoty PW, Nader MA. Relationship between response rates and measures of reinforcing strength using a choice procedure in monkeys. Behav Pharmacol. 2008;19(4):365-369.

Nader MA, Czoty PW, Gould RW, Riddick NV. Positron emission tomography imaging studies of dopamine receptors in primate models of addiction. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2008;363(1507):3223-3232.


Czoty PW, Gould RW, Nader SH, Nader MA. Lasting influence of social hierarchy on impulsivity and cocaine choice in cynomolgus [abstract]. FASEB J. 2007;21(6):A781-A782.

Czoty PW, Reboussin BA, Calhoun TL, Nader SH, Nader MA. Long-term cocaine self-administration under fixed-ratio and second-order schedules in monkeys. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2007;191(2):287-295.

Martelle JL, Czoty PW, Nader MA. Chronic d-amphetamine treatment attenuates the reinforcing strength of cocaine in rhesus monkeys [abstract]. FASEB J. 2007;21(6):A778.

Riddick NV, Czoty PW, Kaplan JR, Pierre P, Bennett A, Gage HD, Nader MA. Behavioral and neurochemical measures as predictors of social rank in female monkeys [abstract]. FASEB J. 2007;21(6):A1179.

Czoty PW, Gage HD, Nader SH, Reboussin BA, Bounds M, Nader MA. PET imaging of dopamine D2 receptor and transporter availability during acquisition of cocaine self-administration in rhesus monkeys. J Addict Med. 2007;1(1):33-39.


Banks ML, Sprague JE, Kisor DF, Czoty PW, Nichols DE, Nader MA. Ambient temperature effects on 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine-induced thermodysregulation and pharmacokinetics in male monkeys. Drug Metab Dispos. 2007;35(10):1840-1845.

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Associate Professor, Physiology & Pharmacology

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