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Duvauchelle, Christine L., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharm./Tox.
PHR 5.224D

Recent Publications

Olsen, C.M. and Duvauchelle, C.L. Prefrontal cortex D1 modulation of the reinforcing properties of cocaine.  Brain Research, 1075, 229-235, 2006.

Reveron, M.E., Maier, E.Y. and Duvauchelle, C.L. Experience-dependent changes in temperature and behavioral activity induced by MDMA.  Physiology and Behavior, 89, 358-363, 2006.

D'Souza, M.S. and Duvauchelle, C.L. Comparing nucleus accumbens and dorsal striatal dopamine responses to self-administered cocaine in naive rats. Neuroscience Letters, 408 (2),146-150, 2006.

Ikegami, A., Olsen, C.M., D'Souza, M.S. and Duvauchelle, C.L. Experience-dependent effects of cocaine self-administration/conditioning on prefrontal and accumbens dopamine responses.  Behavioral Neuroscience, 121 (2) 389-400, 2007.

Seiwell, A.P., Reveron, M.E. and Duvauchelle, C.L. Increased accumbens Cdk5 expression in rats after short-access to self-administered cocaine, but not after long-access sessions, Neuroscience Letters, 417, 100-105, 2007.

Dickerson,, S.M., Walker, D.M. Reveron, M.E. Duvauchelle, C.L. and Gore, A.C. Self-administration of the recreational drug ecstasy disrupts the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal reproductive axis in adult male rats. Neuroendocrinology, In Press, 2008.

D'Souza, M.S. and Duvauchelle, C.L. Certain or uncertain cocaine expectations influence accumbens dopamine responses to self-administered cocaine and non-rewarded operant behavior. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 18, 628-638, 2008.

Howard, E.C., Scheir, C.J., Duvauchelle, C.L., Gonzales, R.A. Intravenous ethanol infusion effects on dopamine in the nucleus accumbens core and shell. Neuroscience, 154,1042-1053, 2008.

Meier, E. Y., Ledesma, R. T., Seiwell, A.P. and Duvauchelle, C.L. Diazepam alters cocaine self-administration, but not cocaine-stimulated locomotion or basal nucleus accumbens dopamine, Pharmacology Biochemistry & Behavior, In Press.

Feduccia, A.A. and Duvauchelle, C. L.  Auditory stimuli enhance MDMA-conditioned reward and MDMA-induced nucleus accumbens dopamine, serotonin and locomotor responses.  Brain Research Bulletin, In Press.

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Last Reviewed: January 28, 2009

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Phone: 512-471-5158

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