Howard D. Gage Jr, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Howard D. Gage Jr, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,

Contact Information

Department: 336-716-5632


Education & Training

  • B.A., University of South Florida, 1980
  • M.S., North Carolina State University, 1990
  • Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1995


  • Society for Neuroscience
  • Soc Of Nuclear Medicine
  • Inst Of Elec & Electron Engrs
Howard D. Gage Jr, Ph.D.

Howard D. Gage Jr, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Radiology

Research Interests

computer science, information sciences, radiology imaging/nuclear medi

Contact Information

Department: 336-716-5632


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.

Ge Y, Ahn DK, Unde B, Gage HD, Carr JJ. Patient-controlled sharing of medical imaging data across unaffiliated healthcare organizations. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013;20(1):157-163.

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.

Gill KE, Pierre PJ, Daunais J, Bennett AJ, Martelle S, Gage HD, Swanson JM, Nader MA, Porrino LJ. Chronic treatment with extended release methylphenidate does not alter dopamine systems or increase vulnerability for cocaine self-administration: a study in nonhuman primates. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2012;37(12):2555-2565.

Sandberg JC, Ge Y, Nguyen HT, Arcury TA, Johnson AJ, Hwang W, Gage HD, Reynolds T, Carr JJ. Insight into the sharing of medical images: physician, other health care providers, and staff experiences in a variety of medical settings. Appl Clin Inform. 2012;3(4):475-487.

Gould RW, Gage HD, Nader MA. Effects of chronic cocaine self-administration on cognition and cerebral glucose utilization in rhesus monkeys. Biol Psychiatry. 2012;72(10):856-863.

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.

Czoty PW, Gage HD, Nader MA. Differences in D2 dopamine receptor availability and reaction to novelty in socially housed male monkeys during abstinence from cocaine. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2010;208(4):585-592.

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.

Clark PB, Plaza MJ, Kraas J, Burbank N, Elster AW, Garg P, Garg S, Gage HD, Calles-Escandon J, Wagner JD, et al. Dual radiotracer analysis of cholinergic neuronal changes in prediabetic mouse pancreas. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2009;11(2):107-111.

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.

Clark PB, Kavanagh K, Gage HD, Garg P, Garg S, Calles-Escandon J, Wagner JD, Morton K. Enhanced cholinergic response in pancreata of nonhuman primates with impaired glucose tolerance shown on [18F]fluorobenzyltrozamicol positron emission tomography. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2009;11(7):451-455.

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.

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.

Hamilton LR, Gage HD, Nader MA. Altered D2 receptor availability in adult rhesus monkeys exposed to cocaine in utero [abstract]. FASEB J. 2007;21(6):A1179.

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.

Daunais JB, Liu W, Wyatt CL, Szeliga KT, Buchheimer NC, Gage HD, Kraft RA, Friedman DP. Ethanol-induced volume changes in Macaque brain [abstract]. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2007;31(6 Suppl):147A.

Nader MA, Morgan D, Gage HD, Nader SH, Calhoun TL, Buchheimer N, Ehrenkaufer R, Mach RH. PET imaging of dopamine D2 receptors during chronic cocaine self-administration in monkeys. Nat Neurosci. 2006;9(8):1050-1056.

Shively CA, Register TC, Friedman DP, Gage HD, Bounds MC, Clarkson TB. Neurobiological substrates of a relationship between depression and atherosclerosis in adult female cynomolgus monkeys (Macaca fascicularis) [abstract]. Am J Primatol. 2006;68(Suppl 1):36-37.

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Associate Professor, Radiology

Howard D. Gage Jr, Ph.D.

Howard D. Gage Jr, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Radiology

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