Recent Publications:

Harrod SB, Lacy RT, Zhu J, Hughes BA, Perna MK, Brown RW. (2011). Gestational IV nicotine produces elevated brain-derived neurotrophic factor in the mesocorticolimbic dopamine system of adolescent rat offspring. Synapse. 65:1382-92

Brown, R. W., Perna, M. K., Noel, D. M., Whittemore, J. D., Lehmann, J., Smith, M. L. (2011). Amphetamine locomotor sensitization and conditioned place preference in adolescent male and female rats neonatally treated with quinpirole. Behav Pharmacol. 22:374-8.

Brown RW, Noel DM, Smith JJ, Smith ML, Huggins KN, Szebeni K, Szebeni A, Duffourc M, Chandley M, Ordway GA. (2011). Eszopiclone facilitation of the antidepressant efficacy of fluoxetine using a social defeat stress model. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 99:648-58

Perna, M. K., Henderson, Y. O., Bruner, C. L., Brown, R. W. (2011). An analysis of nicotine conditioned place conditioning in early postweanling and adolescent rats neonatally treated with quinpirole. Behav Brain Res. 220:254-61

Sheppard, B., Lehmann, J., Cope, Z. A., Brown, R. W. (2010). .Sex differences in nicotine sensitization and conditioned hyperactivity in adolescent rats neonatally treated with quinpirole: role of D2 and D3 receptor subtypes. Behavioral Neuroscience 123:1296-308.

Cope, Z. A., Huggins, K. N., Sheppard,  A. B., Noel, D. M., Roane, D. S., Brown, R. W.(2009). Neonatal quinpirole treatment enhances locomotor activation and dopamine release in the nucleus accumbens core in response to amphetamine treatment in adulthood. Synapse. 64:289-300.   

Correll, J. A., Noel, D. M., Sheppard, A. B., Thompson, K. N., Li, Y., Yin, D., Brown. R. W. (2009). Nicotine sensitization and analysis of brain-derived neurotrophic factor in adolescent b arrestin-2 knockout mice. Synapse. 63:510-9.