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(2012 - Present)

  1. Huggins KN, Mathews TA, Locke JL, Szeliga KT, Friedman DP, Bennett AJ and Jones SR. Effects of early life stress on drinking and serotonin system activity in rhesus macaques: 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid in cerebrospinal fluid predicts brain tissue levels. Alcohol 46:371-6, 2012. PMCID: PMC 3737489.
  2. Brookshire BR, Jones SR. Chronic methylphenidate administration in mice produces depressive-like behaviors and altered responses to fluoxetine. Synapse, 2012 66(9):844-7 PMCID: PMC3625654.
  3. Calipari ES, Huggins KN, Mathews TA, Jones SR Conserved dorsal-ventral gradient of dopamine release and uptake rate in mice, rats and rhesus macaques. Neurochemistry International, 61:986-91, 2012. PMCID: PMC3593229.
  4. Silberman Y, Ariwodola OJ, and Weiner JL. b1-Adrenergic receptor activation is required for ethanol enhancement of lateral paracapsular GABAergic synapses in the rat basolateral amygdala, Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 343: 451-459, 2012. PMCID: PMC3477216.
  5. Chappell AM, Carter E, McCool BA, Weiner JL. Adolescent rearing conditions influence the relationship between initial anxiety-like behavior and ethanol drinking in male Long Evans rats. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 37S1: E394-403, 2013. PMCID: PMC3529208.
  6. Espana RA, Jones SR. Presynaptic dopamine modulation by stimulant self-administration. Frontiers in Bioscience (Schol Ed). 5: 261-276, 2013. PMCIC: PMC3733372.
  7. Rose JH, Calipari ES, Matthews TA, Jones SR. Greater ethanol-induced locomotor activation in DBA/2J versus C57BL/6J mice is not predicted by presynaptic striatal dopamine dynamics. PLoS One, 8:e83852, 2013.  PMCID: PMC3861521.
  8. Abrahao KP, Ariwodola OJ, Butler TR, Rau AR, Skelly MJ, Carter E, Alexander NP, McCool BA, Souza-Formigoni MLO, Weiner JL. Locomotor sensitization to ethanol impairs NMDA receptor-dependent synaptic plasticity in the nucleus accumbens and increases ethanol self-administration.  Journal of Neuroscience, 33: 4834-4842, 2013. PMCID: PMC3658831.
  9. Yorgason JT, Espana RA, Konstantopoulos JK, Weiner JL, Jones SR. Enduring increases in anxiety-like behavior and rapid nucleus accumbens dopamine signaling in socially isolated rats. European Journal of Neuroscience, 37: 1022-31, 2013. PMCID: PMC 3746484.
  10. 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 Chemical Neuroscience, 4: 693-703, 2013. PMCID: PMC3656744.
  11. Bass CE, Grinevich VP, Gioia D, Day-Brown J, Bonin KD, Stuber GD, Weiner JL, Budygin EA. Optogenetic stimulation of VTA dopamine neurons reveals that tonic but not phasic patterns of dopamine transmission reduce ethanol self-administration. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 7:173, 2013. PMCID: PMC3840465.
  12. Rau AR, Ariwodola OJ, Weiner JL. Presynaptic adenosine A1 receptors modulate excitatory synaptic transmission in the rat basolateral amygdala. Neuropharmacology, 77: 465-474, 2014. PMID: 24212058.
  13. Ferris MJ, Milenkovic M, Mielnik CA, Beerepoot P, John CE, España RA, Sotnikova TD, Gainetdinov RR, Borgland SL, Jones SR, Ramsey AJ. Sustained N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor hypofunction remodels the dopamine system and impairs phasic signaling. Eur J Neurosci. 2014 Jul;40(1):2255-63. doi:10.1111/ejn.12594. PubMed PMID: 24754704; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4331169.
  14. Butler TR, Chappell AM, Weiner JL. Activation of β3 Adrenoceptors in the Basolateral Amygdala Reduces Ethanol Seeking Behaviors in Male Long-Evans Rats.  Psychopharmacology, 231: 293-303, 2014. PMCID: PMC3877711
  15. Yorgason JT, Ferris MJ, Steffensen SC, Jones SR. Frequency-dependent effects of ethanol on dopamine reléase in the nucleus accumbens.  Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38: 438-447, 2014.  PMCID: PMC4085573
  16. Butler TR, Ariwodola OJ, Weiner JL. The impact of social isolation on HPA axis function, anxiety-like behaviors, and ethanol drinking. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 7: 102, 2014.  PMCID: PMC3877772. 
  17. Skelly MJ, Weiner JL. Chronic treatment with prazosin or duloxetine lessens anxiety-like behavior and alcohol intake: Evidence of disrupted noradrenergic signaling in anxiety-related drinking. Brain and Behavior, 4: 468-483, 2014. PMCID: PMC4128029.
  18. Butler, TR, Carter E, Weiner JL. Adolescent social isolation does not lead to persistent increases in anxiety-like behavior or ethanol intake in female Long-Evans rats, Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics, 38: 21199-2207, 2014. PMCID: PMC4146661.
  19. Gill, KE, Chappell AM, Beveridge TJR, Porrino LJ, Weiner JL. Chronic methylphenidate treatment during early life stress is associated with greater ethanol intake in socially isolated rats. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38: 2260-2268, 2014. PMCID: PMC4145615.
  20. Diaz MR, Jotty K, Locke JL, Jones SR, Valenzuela CF. Moderate alcohol exposure during the rat equivalent to the third trimester of human pregnancy alters regulation of GABAA receptor-mediated synaptic transmission by dopamine in the basolateral amygdala. Front Pediatr 2:46, 2014. PMCID: PMC4035091.
  21. 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, 39: 2450-2462, 2014. PMCID:PMC41438757.
  22. Ferris MJ, España RA, Locke JL, Konstantopoulos JK, Rose JH, Chen R, Jones SR. Dopamine transporters govern diurnal variation in extracellular dopamine tone. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111(26):E2751-9, 2014. PMCID: PMC4084435 *Research Highlights. Bray, N. (2014) Dopamine tone depends on DAT. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 15: 495. PMCID: PMC4084435
  23. Martelle SE, Nader SH, Czoty PW, John WS, Duke AN, Garg PK, Garg S, Newman AH, Nader MA (2014) Further characterization of quinpirole-elicited yawning as a model of dopamine D3 receptor activation in male and female monkeys. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 350: 205-211, 2014. PMCID: PMC4109495
  24. Melchior JR, Ferris MJ, Stuber GD, Riddle DR, Jones SR. Optogenetic versus electrical stimulation of dopamine terminals in the nucleus accumbens reveals local modulation of presynaptic release. J Neurochem 134(5):833-44, 2015. PMCID: PMIC4537642.
  25. Karkhanis AN, Locke JL, McCool BA, Weiner JL, Jones SR. Social isolation rearing increases nucleus accumbens dopamine and norepinephrine responses to acute ethanol in adulthood. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 38: 2770-2779, 2014.  PMCID: PMC4519347.
  26. Siciliano CA, Calipari ES, Ferris MJ, Jones SR. Adaptations of presynaptic dopamine terminals induced by psychostimulant self-administration. ACS Chemical Neuroscience: 6: 27-36, 2015. PMCID: PMC4304501.
  27. Czoty PW. Effects of long-term binge-like ethanol consumption on cocaine self-administration in rhesus monkeys. Drug Alcohol Depend 153: 278-285, 2015. PMCID: PMC4509795
  28. Karkhanis AN, Rose JH, Huggins KN, Konstantopoulos JK, Jones SR. Chronic intermittent ethanol exposure reduces presynaptic dopamine neurotransmission in the mouse nucleus accumbens. Drug Alcohol Depend. 150: 24-30, 2015. PMCID: PMC4387104.
  29. Siciliano CA, Calipari ES, Cuzon Carlson VC, Helms CM, Lovinger DM, Grant KA, Jones SR. Voluntary ethanol intake predicts supersensitivity of kappa opioid receptors and regionally distinct alterations in dopamine terminal function in male cynomolgus macaques. J Neurosci 35:5959-68, 2015. PMCID: PMC4397597, 
  30. Yorgason JT, Rose JH, Ferris MJ, Jones SR. Greater ethanol inhibition of presynaptic dopamine release in C57BL/6J than DBA/2J mice: Role of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Neuroscience 284:854-64, 2015. PMCID: PMC4274184.
  31. Skelly MJ, Carter E, Chappell AM, Weiner JL. Adolescent social isolation increases anxiety-like Behavior and ethanol intake and impairs fear extinction: Possible role of disrupted no noradrenergic signaling. Neuropharmacology, 97: 149-159, 2015.   PMCID: PMC 4537360.
  32. Rau AR, Ariwodola OJ, Weiner JL. Postsynaptic A2A receptors modulate intrinsic excitability of piramidal cells in the rat basolateral amygdala.  International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 18(6): 1-15, 2015. PMCID: PMC 4438553.
  33. Rau AR, Chappell AM, Butler TR, Ariwodola OJ, Weiner JL. Increased basolateral amygdala pyramidal cell excitability may contribute to the anxiogenic phenotype induced by chronic early life stress. Journal of Neuroscience, 35: 9730-9740, 2015. PMCID: PMC4571506.
  34. Moussa MN, Simpson SL, Mayhugh RE, Grata ME, Burdette JH, Porrino LJ, Laurienti PJ. Long-term Moderate Alcohol Consumption does not Exacerbate Age-related Cognitive Decline in Healthy, Community-dwelling Older Adults. Front Aging Neurosci 6: p.341, 2015. PMCID: PMC4283638
  35. Butler TR, Karkhanis AN, Jones SR, Weiner JL. Adolescent social isolation as a model of heightened vulnerability to comorbid alcoholism and anxiety disorders. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 40: 1202-1214, 2016. PMCID: PMC5131257
  36. Karkhanis AN, Alexander NJ, McCool BA, Weiner JL, Jones SR. Chronic social isolation during adolescence augments catecholamine response to acute ethanol in the basolateral amygdala. Synapse, 69: 385-395, 2015. PMCID: PMC4578716. 
  37. Karkhanis AN, Rose JH, Weiner JL, Jones SR, Early-life social isolation increases kappa opioid receptor responsiveness and downregulates the dopamine system. Neuropsychopharmacology, 41: 2263-74, 2016. PMCID: PMC4946054
  38. Siciliano CA, Calipari ES, Yorgason JT, Mateo Y, Helms CM, Lovinger DM, Grant KA, Jones SR. Chronic ethanol self-administration in macaques shifts dopamine feedback inhibition to predominantly D2 receptors in nucleus accumbens core. Drug Alcohol Depend. 58:159-63, 2016 PMCID: PMC4698076.
  39. Siciliano CA, Calipari ES, Yorgason JT, Lovinger DM, Mateo Y, Jimenez VA, Helms CM, Grant KA, Jones SR. Increased presynaptic regulation of dopamine neurotransmission in the nucleus accumbens core following chronic ethanol self-administration in female macaques. Psychopharmacology233(8): 1435-43, 2016. PMCID: PMC4814331. 
  40. Rose JH, Karkhanis AN, Chen R, Gioia D, Lopez MF, Becker HC, McCool BA, Jones SR. Supersensitive Kappa Opioid Receptors Promotes Ethanol Withdrawal-Related Behaviors and Reduce Dopamine Signaling in the Nucleus Accumbens. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 19(5), 2016.  PMCID: PMC4886667.  
  41. Skelly MJ, Chappell AM, Ariwodola OJ, Weiner JL. Behavioral and neurophysiological evidence that lateral paracapsular GABAergic synapses in the basolateral amygdala contribute to the acquisition and extinction of fear learning. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 127: 10-16, 2016. PMCID: PMC4718746.
  42. Karkhanis AN, Huggins KN, Rose JH, Jones SR. Switch from excitatory to inhibitory actions of ethanol on dopamine levels after chronic exposure: Role of kappa opioid receptors. Neuropharmacology110(Pt A):190-7, 2016. PMCID: PMC5028299. 
  43. Yorgason JT, Calipari ES, Ferris MJ, Karkhanis AN, Fordahl SC, Weiner JL, Jones SR. Social isolation rearing increases dopamine uptake and psychostimulant potency in the striatum. Neuropharmacology, 101: 471479, 2016. PMCID: PMC4681685.
  44. Mayhugh RE, Moussa MN, Simpson SL, Lyday RG, Burdette JH, Porrino LJ, Laurienti PJ. Moderate-Heavy Alcohol Consumption Lifestyle in Older Adults is Associated with Altered Central Executive Network Community Structure during Cognitive Task. PLoS One, 2016. 11(8): p. e0160214, 2016. PMCID: PMC4975417
  45. Mikhailova MA, Bass CE, Grinevich VP, Chappell AM, Deal AL, Bonin KD, Weiner JL, Gainetdinov RR, Budygin EA. Optogenetically-induced tonic dopamine reléase from VTA-nucleus accumbens projections inhibits reward consummatory behaviors. Neuroscience, 333: 54-64, 2016. PMCID: PMC4992643.
  46. Skelly MJ, Ariowodola OJ, Weiner JL. Fear conditioning selectively disrupts noradrenergic facilitation of GABAergic inhibition in the basolateral amygdala. Neuropharmacology, in press. PMCID: 27720769.
  47. Gilpin NW, Weiner JL.  Neurobiology of comorbid post-traumatic stress disorder & alcohol use disorder. Genes, Brain and Behavior, in press. PMCID: 27749004
  48. Czoty, PW. Lack of effect of ethanol on cocaine prime-induced reinstatement of extinguished cocaine self-administration in male rhesus monkeys. Behav Pharmacol 27: 633-636, 2016. PMCID: PMC5007183.
  49. Mayhugh RE, Rejeski WJ, Pettie MR, Laurienti PJ, Gauvin L. Alcohol Craving among Daily Social Drinkers during Brief Periods of Abstinence and Normal Consumption. Alcohol Clin Exp Res, 2016 (Under Review).
  50. Mayhugh RE, Gauvin L, Laurienti PJ, Rejeski WJ. Relationship Between Autonomous Nervous System Tone and Alcohol Craving Among Daily Social Drinkers. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 2016 (Under review).
  51. Mayhugh RE, Rejeski WJ, Laurienti PJ. The Use of Ecological Momentary Assessment in Neurobiological Studies of Alcohol Use. J Neurosci Methods, 2016 (Under Review).
  52. Rowland JA, Stapleton-Kotloski JR, Alberto GE, Davenport AT, Friedman DP, Godwin DW, Daunais JB. Changes in nonhuman primate brain function following chronic alcohol consumption in previously naïve animals. Drug Alcohol Dep, 2016 (Under Review)

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