Highlighted Articles

Enhanced anxiety in the male offspring of sires that self-administered cocaine
White SL, Vassoler FM, Schmidt HD, Pierce RC, Wimmer ME. Addiction Biology, July 2016. 21(4):802-810.

A Critical Role for the GluA1 Accessory Protein, SAP97, in Cocaine Seeking
White SL, Ortinski PI, Friedman SH, Zhang L, Neve RL, Kalb RG, Schmidt HD, Pierce RC. Neuropsychopharmacology, February 2016. 152(1): 110-118.

ADAR2-dependent GluA2 editing regulates cocaine seeking
Schmidt HD, McFarland KN, Darnell SB, Huizenga MN, Sangrey GR, Cha JH, Pierce RC, Sadri-Vakili G. Molecular Psychology, November 2015. 20(11):1460-1466.

Disruption of glutamate receptor-interacting protein in nucleus accumbens enhances vulnerability to cocaine relapse
Briand LA, Kimmey BA, Ortinski PI, Huganir RL, Pierce RC. Molecular Psychology, February 2014. 39(3):759-769.

Stimulation of mGluR5 in the accumbens shell promotes cocaine seeking by activating PKC gamma
Schmidt HD, Schassburger RL, Guercio LA, Pierce RC. The Journal of Neuroscience, August 2013. 33(35):14160-14169.

Extrasynaptic targeting of NMDA receptors following D1 dopamine receptor activation and cocaine self-administration
Ortinski PI, Turner JR, Pierce RC. The Journal of Neuroscience, May 2013. 33(22):9451-9461.

Epigenetic inheritance of a cocaine-resistance phenotype
Vassoler FM, White SL, Schmidt HD, Sadri-Vakili G, Pierce RC. Nature Neuroscience, January 2013. 16(1):42-47.

Deep brain stimulation of the nucleus accumbens shell attenuates cocaine reinstatement through local and antidromic activation
Vassoler FM, White SL, Hopkins TJ, Guercio LA, Espallergues J, Berton O, Schmidt HD, Pierce RC. The Journal of Neuroscience, September 2013. 16(1):42-47.