Ryan A. Ting-A-Kee, Ph.D.

2012 Medical Science University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada 
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Derek van der Kooy grad student 2012 University of Toronto
 (Ventral Tegmental Area GABA(A) Receptors Mediate the Change from a Drug-Naive to an Opiate- or Ethanol-Deprived Motivational State.)
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Grieder TE, Yee M, Vargas-Perez H, et al. (2021) Administration of BDNF in the ventral tegmental area produces a switch from a nicotine-non-dependent D1R-mediated motivational state to a nicotine-dependent-like D2R-mediated motivational state. The European Journal of Neuroscience
Yee M, Maal-Bared G, Ting-A-Kee R, et al. (2020) Segregation of caffeine reward and aversion in the rat nucleus accumbens shell versus core. The European Journal of Neuroscience
Vargas-Perez H, Grieder TE, Ting-A-Kee R, et al. (2017) A single administration of the hallucinogen, 4-acetoxy-dimethyltryptamine, prevents the shift to a drug-dependent state and the expression of withdrawal aversions in rodents. The European Journal of Neuroscience
Ting-A-Kee R, Heinmiller A, van der Kooy D. (2015) A proposed resolution to the paradox of drug reward: Dopamine's evolution from an aversive signal to a facilitator of drug reward via negative reinforcement. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 56: 50-61
Vargas-Perez H, Bahi A, Bufalino MR, et al. (2014) BDNF signaling in the VTA links the drug-dependent state to drug withdrawal aversions. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 34: 7899-909
Ting-A-Kee R, Mercuriano LE, Vargas-Perez H, et al. (2013) Dopamine D1 receptors are not critical for opiate reward but can mediate opiate memory retrieval in a state-dependent manner. Behavioural Brain Research. 247: 174-7
Ting-A-Kee R, Vargas-Perez H, Mabey JK, et al. (2013) Ventral tegmental area GABA neurons and opiate motivation. Psychopharmacology. 227: 697-709
Ting-A-Kee R, Vargas-Perez H, Bufalino MR, et al. (2013) Infusion of brain-derived neurotrophic factor into the ventral tegmental area switches the substrates mediating ethanol motivation. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 37: 996-1003
Ting-A-Kee R, van der Kooy D. (2012) The neurobiology of opiate motivation. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Medicine. 2
Sturgess JE, Ting-A-Kee RA, Podbielski D, et al. (2010) Adenosine A1 and A2A receptors are not upstream of caffeine's dopamine D2 receptor-dependent aversive effects and dopamine-independent rewarding effects. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 32: 143-54
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