Nicole M. Vittoz

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Vancouver, BC, Canada 
Dopamine, Prefrontal Cortex, Orexin, Hypocretin
"Nicole Vittoz"
Mean distance: 14.36 (cluster 19)


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Terry E. Robinson research assistant 1998-2000 University of Michigan
Craig W. Berridge grad student 2001-2006 UW Madison
 (Hypocretin -dopamine interactions: Implications for behavior and cognition.)
Jeremy K. Seamans post-doc 2006-2009 UBC


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Stan Floresco collaborator 2006- UBC
Stephanie L. Borgland collaborator 2008- UBC
Daniel Durstewitz collaborator 2008- UBC
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Durstewitz D, Vittoz NM, Floresco SB, et al. (2010) Abrupt transitions between prefrontal neural ensemble states accompany behavioral transitions during rule learning. Neuron. 66: 438-48
Berridge CW, España RA, Vittoz NM. (2010) Hypocretin/orexin in arousal and stress. Brain Research. 1314: 91-102
Borgland SL, Chang SJ, Bowers MS, et al. (2009) Orexin A/hypocretin-1 selectively promotes motivation for positive reinforcers. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 29: 11215-25
Vittoz NM, Schmeichel B, Berridge CW. (2008) Hypocretin /orexin preferentially activates caudomedial ventral tegmental area dopamine neurons. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 28: 1629-40
Vittoz NM, Berridge CW. (2006) Hypocretin/orexin selectively increases dopamine efflux within the prefrontal cortex: involvement of the ventral tegmental area. Neuropsychopharmacology : Official Publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. 31: 384-95
Day HE, Vittoz NM, Oates MM, et al. (2002) A 6-hydroxydopamine lesion of the mesostriatal dopamine system decreases the expression of corticotropin releasing hormone and neurotensin mRNAs in the amygdala and bed nucleus of the stria terminalis. Brain Research. 945: 151-9
Day HE, Badiani A, Uslaner JM, et al. (2001) Environmental novelty differentially affects c-fos mRNA expression induced by amphetamine or cocaine in subregions of the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis and amygdala. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 21: 732-40
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