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Mark John Ferris, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Mark John Ferris, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor,

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Academic: 336-716-8690 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: mferris@wakehealth.edu

Additional Languages

Spanish

Education & Training

  • B.A., University of North Carolina-Greensboro , 2002
  • M.A., University of South Carolina-Columbia , 2005
  • Ph.D., University of South Carolina-Columbia , 2007

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  • Society for Neuroscience
Mark John Ferris, Ph.D.

Mark John Ferris, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Physiology & Pharmacology

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Academic: 336-716-8690 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: mferris@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Calipari ES, Ferris MJ, Melchior JR, Bermejo K, Salahpour A, Roberts DC, Jones SR. Methylphenidate and cocaine self-administration produce distinct dopamine terminal alterations. Addict Biol. 2014;19(2):145-155.

Yorgason JT, Ferris MJ, Steffensen SC, Jones SR. Frequency-dependent effects of ethanol on dopamine release in the nucleus accumbens. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2014;38(2):438-447.


Calipari ES, Ferris MJ, Siciliano CA, Zimmer BA, Jones SR. Intermittent cocaine self-administration produces sensitization of stimulant effects at the dopamine transporter. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2014;349(2):192-198.

Siciliano CA, Calipari ES, Ferris MJ, Jones SR. Biphasic mechanisms of amphetamine action at the dopamine terminal. J Neurosci. 2014;34(16):5575-5582.

Daigle TL, Ferris MJ, Gainetdinov RR, Sotnikova TD, Urs NM, Jones SR, Caron MG. Selective deletion of GRK2 alters psychostimulant-induced behaviors and dopamine neurotransmission. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2014;():.

Calipari ES, Ferris MJ. Amphetamine mechanisms and actions at the dopamine terminal revisited [journal club article]. J Neurosci. 2013;33(21):8923-8925.

Ferris MJ, Calipari ES, Yorgason JT, Jones SR. Examining the complex regulation and drug-induced plasticity of dopamine release and uptake using voltammetry in brain slices. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2013;4(5):693-703.

Ferris MJ, Calipari ES, Melchior JR, Roberts DC, Espana RA, Jones SR. Paradoxical tolerance to cocaine after initial supersensitivity in drug-use-prone animals. Eur J Neurosci. 2013;38(4):2628-2636.

Calipari ES, Ferris MJ, Zimmer BA, Roberts DC, Jones SR. Temporal pattern of cocaine intake determines tolerance vs sensitization of cocaine effects at the dopamine transporter. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2013;38(12):2385-2392.

Calipari ES, Ferris MJ, Salahpour A, Caron MG, Jones SR. Methylphenidate amplifies the potency and reinforcing effects of amphetamines by increasing dopamine transporter expression. Nat Commun. 2013;4():2720.

Ferris MJ, Calipari ES, Mateo Y, Melchior JR, Roberts DCS, Jones SR. Cocaine self-administration produces pharmacodynamic tolerance: differential effects on the potency of dopamine transporter blockers, releasers, and methylphenidate. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2012;37(7):1708-1716.

Oleson EB, Ferris MJ, Espana RA, Harp J, Jones SR. Effects of the histamine H1 receptor antagonist and benztropine analog diphenylpyraline on dopamine uptake, locomotion and reward. Eur J Pharmacol. 2012;683(1-3):161-165.

Ferris MJ, Mateo Y, Roberts DCS, Jones SR. Cocaine-insensitive dopamine transporters with intact substrate transport produced by self-administration. Biol Psychiatry. 2011;69(3):201-207.

Ferris MJ, Frederick-Duus D, Fadel J, Mactutus CF, Booze RM. Hyperdopaminergic tone in HIV-1 protein treated rats and cocaine sensitization. J Neurochem. 2010;115(4):885-896.

Ferris MJ, Frederick-Duus D, Fadel J, Mactutus CF, Booze RM. In vivo microdialysis in awake, freely moving rats demonstrates HIV-1 Tat-induced alterations in dopamine transmission. Synapse. 2009;63(3):181-185.


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Assistant Professor, Physiology & Pharmacology

Mark John Ferris, Ph.D.

Mark John Ferris, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Physiology & Pharmacology

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