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July 28, 2022

Kutlu MG, Zachry JE, Melugin PR, Tat J, Cajigas S, Isiktas AU, Patel DD, Siciliano CA, Schoenbaum G, Sharpe MJ, Calipari ES. Dopamine signaling in the nucleus accumbens core mediates latent inhibition. Nat Neurosci. 2022 Aug;25(8):1071-1081. doi: 10.1038/s41593-022-01126-1. Epub 2022 Jul 28. PMID: 35902648; PMCID: PMC9768922.

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June 30, 2022

Bedenbaugh MN, Brener SC, Maldonado J, Lippert RN, Sweeney P, Cone RD, Simerly RB. Organization of neural systems expressing melanocortin-3 receptors in the mouse brain: Evidence for sexual dimorphism. J Comp Neurol. 2022 Nov;530(16):2835-2851. doi: 10.1002/cne.25379. Epub 2022 Jun 30. PMID: 35770983; PMCID: PMC9724692.

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April 25, 2022

Smith NK, Plotkin JM, Grueter BA. Hunger dampens a nucleus accumbens circuit to drive persistent food seeking. Curr Biol. 2022 Apr 25;32(8):1689-1702.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2022.02.034. Epub 2022 Mar 7. PMID: 35259342.

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January 28, 2020

Flook EA, Luchsinger JR, Silveri MM, Winder DG, Benningfield MM, Blackford JU. Anxiety during abstinence from alcohol: A systematic review of rodent and human evidence for the anterior insula's role in the abstinence network. Addict Biol. 2021 Mar;26(2):e12861. doi: 10.1111/adb.12861. Epub 2020 Jan 28. PMID: 31991531; PMCID: PMC7384950.


November 22, 2019

Siciliano CA, Noamany H, Chang CJ, Brown AR, Chen X, Leible D, Lee JJ, Wang J, Vernon AN, Vander Weele CM, Kimchi EY, Heiman M, Tye KM. A cortical-brainstem circuit predicts and governs compulsive alcohol drinking. Science. 2019 Nov 22;366(6468):1008-1012. doi: 10.1126/science.aay1186. PMID: 31754002; PMCID: PMC6989100.

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Representative Recently Published Work

References and links to papers published by VCAR labs

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