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Veronica A. Alvarez, Ph.D - Publications

Affiliations: 
NIAAA National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 
Area:
synaptic physiology and morphology, addiction
Website:
http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/ResearchInformation/IntramuralResearch/AboutDICBR/LIN/Section_NS.htm

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2022 Dai KZ, Choi IB, Levitt R, Blegen MB, Kaplan AR, Matsui A, Shin JH, Bocarsly ME, Simpson EH, Kellendonk C, Alvarez VA, Dobbs LK. Dopamine D2 receptors bidirectionally regulate striatal enkephalin expression: Implications for cocaine reward. Cell Reports. 40: 111440. PMID 36170833 DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2022.111440  0.808
2022 Razidlo JA, Fausner SML, Ingebretson AE, Wang LC, Petersen CM, Mirza S, Swank IN, Alvarez VA, Lemos JC. Chronic loss of muscarinic M5 receptor function manifests disparate impairments in exploratory behavior in male and female mice despite common dopamine regulation. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. PMID 35896424 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1424-21.2022  0.686
2022 Burke DA, Alvarez VA. Serotonin receptors contribute to dopamine depression of lateral inhibition in the nucleus accumbens. Cell Reports. 39: 110795. PMID 35545050 DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2022.110795  0.683
2021 Markovic T, Pedersen CE, Massaly N, Vachez YM, Ruyle B, Murphy CA, Abiraman K, Shin JH, Garcia JJ, Yoon HJ, Alvarez VA, Bruchas MR, Creed MC, Morón JA. Pain induces adaptations in ventral tegmental area dopamine neurons to drive anhedonia-like behavior. Nature Neuroscience. PMID 34663957 DOI: 10.1038/s41593-021-00924-3  0.31
2021 Al-Hasani R, Gowrishankar R, Schmitz GP, Pedersen CE, Marcus DJ, Shirley SE, Hobbs TE, Elerding AJ, Renaud SJ, Jing M, Li Y, Alvarez VA, Lemos JC, Bruchas MR. Author Correction: Ventral tegmental area GABAergic inhibition of cholinergic interneurons in the ventral nucleus accumbens shell promotes reward reinforcement. Nature Neuroscience. PMID 34504334 DOI: 10.1038/s41593-021-00928-z  0.681
2021 Al-Hasani R, Gowrishankar R, Schmitz GP, Pedersen CE, Marcus DJ, Shirley SE, Hobbs TE, Elerding AJ, Renaud SJ, Jing M, Li Y, Alvarez VA, Lemos JC, Bruchas MR. Ventral tegmental area GABAergic inhibition of cholinergic interneurons in the ventral nucleus accumbens shell promotes reward reinforcement. Nature Neuroscience. PMID 34385700 DOI: 10.1038/s41593-021-00898-2  0.702
2020 Adrover MF, Shin JH, Quiroz C, Ferré S, Lemos JC, Alvarez VA. Prefrontal cortex driven dopamine signals in the striatum show unique spatial and pharmacological properties. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. PMID 32859717 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1327-20.2020  0.791
2020 Ehinger Y, Morisot N, Phamluong K, Sakhai SA, Soneja D, Adrover MF, Alvarez VA, Ron D. cAMP-Fyn signaling in the dorsomedial striatum direct pathway drives excessive alcohol use. Neuropsychopharmacology : Official Publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. PMID 32417851 DOI: 10.1038/s41386-020-0712-1  0.328
2020 Joe TR, Silva DdSE, Alvarez VA. Effects of alcohol pre‐exposure on cocaine locomotor sensitization The Faseb Journal. 34: 1-1. DOI: 10.1096/fasebj.2020.34.s1.03611  0.427
2019 Halladay LR, Kocharian A, Piantadosi PT, Authement ME, Lieberman AG, Spitz NA, Coden K, Glover LR, Costa VD, Alvarez VA, Holmes A. Prefrontal Regulation of Punished Ethanol Self-administration. Biological Psychiatry. PMID 31937415 DOI: 10.1016/J.Biopsych.2019.10.030  0.778
2019 Bocarsly ME, da Silva E Silva D, Kolb V, Luderman KD, Shashikiran S, Rubinstein M, Sibley DR, Dobbs LK, Alvarez VA. A Mechanism Linking Two Known Vulnerability Factors for Alcohol Abuse: Heightened Alcohol Stimulation and Low Striatal Dopamine D2 Receptors. Cell Reports. 29: 1147-1163.e5. PMID 31665630 DOI: 10.1016/J.Celrep.2019.09.059  0.801
2019 Lemos JC, Alvarez VA. The upside of stress: a mechanism for the positive motivational role of corticotropin releasing factor. Neuropsychopharmacology : Official Publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. PMID 31511617 DOI: 10.1038/s41386-019-0510-9  0.635
2019 LeBlanc KH, London TD, Szczot I, Bocarsly ME, Friend DM, Nguyen KP, Mengesha MM, Rubinstein M, Alvarez VA, Kravitz AV. Correction: Striatopallidal neurons control avoidance behavior in exploratory tasks. Molecular Psychiatry. PMID 31366917 DOI: 10.1038/S41380-019-0460-Y  0.701
2019 Lee MR, Shin JH, Deschaine S, Daurio AM, Stangl BL, Yan J, Ramchandani VA, Schwandt ML, Grodin EN, Momenan R, Corral-Frias NS, Hariri AR, Bogdan R, Alvarez VA, Leggio L. A role for the rs3796863 polymorphism in alcohol and monetary reward: evidence from CD38 knockout mice and alcohol self-administration, [11C]-raclopride binding, and functional MRI in humans. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 1-13. PMID 31365285 DOI: 10.1080/00952990.2019.1638928  0.657
2019 Lemos JC, Shin JH, Alvarez VA. Striatal cholinergic interneurons are a novel target of corticotropin releasing factor. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. PMID 31109960 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0479-19.2019  0.793
2019 Shin JH, Adrover M, Authement M, Alvarez V. Drugs of abuse inhibit striatal dopamine transmission evoked by prefrontal cortex inputs Ibro Reports. 6: S141-S142. DOI: 10.1016/j.ibror.2019.07.450  0.789
2018 Dobbs LK, Kaplan AR, Bock R, Phamluong K, Shin JH, Bocarsly ME, Eberhart L, Ron D, Alvarez VA. D1 receptor hypersensitivity in mice with low striatal D2 receptors facilitates select cocaine behaviors. Neuropsychopharmacology : Official Publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. PMID 30504927 DOI: 10.1038/S41386-018-0286-3  0.792
2018 Matsui A, Alvarez VA. Cocaine Inhibition of Synaptic Transmission in the Ventral Pallidum Is Pathway-Specific and Mediated by Serotonin. Cell Reports. 23: 3852-3863. PMID 29949769 DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.05.076  0.53
2018 LeBlanc KH, London TD, Szczot I, Bocarsly ME, Friend DM, Nguyen KP, Mengesha MM, Rubinstein M, Alvarez VA, Kravitz AV. Striatopallidal neurons control avoidance behavior in exploratory tasks. Molecular Psychiatry. PMID 29695836 DOI: 10.1038/S41380-018-0051-3  0.745
2017 Blegen MB, da Silva E Silva D, Bock R, Morisot N, Ron D, Alvarez VA. Alcohol operant self-administration: Investigating how alcohol-seeking behaviors predict drinking in mice using two operant approaches. Alcohol (Fayetteville, N.Y.). 67: 23-36. PMID 29310048 DOI: 10.1016/J.Alcohol.2017.08.008  0.764
2017 Shin JH, Adrover MF, Alvarez VA. Distinctive modulation of dopamine release in the nucleus accumbens shell mediated by dopamine and acetylcholine receptors. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. PMID 29030431 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0596-17.2017  0.678
2017 Burke DA, Rotstein HG, Alvarez VA. Striatal Local Circuitry: A New Framework for Lateral Inhibition. Neuron. 96: 267-284. PMID 29024654 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.09.019  0.65
2017 Laguesse S, Morisot N, Shin JH, Liu F, Adrover MF, Sakhai SA, Lopez MF, Phamluong K, Griffin WC, Becker HC, Bender KJ, Alvarez VA, Ron D. Prosapip1-Dependent Synaptic Adaptations in the Nucleus Accumbens Drive Alcohol Intake, Seeking, and Reward. Neuron. PMID 28890345 DOI: 10.1016/J.Neuron.2017.08.037  0.644
2017 Skirzewski M, Karavanova I, Shamir A, Erben L, Garcia-Olivares J, Shin JH, Vullhorst D, Alvarez VA, Amara SG, Buonanno A. ErbB4 signaling in dopaminergic axonal projections increases extracellular dopamine levels and regulates spatial/working memory behaviors. Molecular Psychiatry. PMID 28727685 DOI: 10.1038/Mp.2017.132  0.681
2017 Lovinger DM, Alvarez VA. Alcohol and basal ganglia circuitry: Animal models. Neuropharmacology. PMID 28341206 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2017.03.023  0.323
2017 Matsui A, Alvarez VA. Undercover Power of Endocannabinoids: Postsynaptic Ion-Channel Modulator. Neuron. 93: 1243-1244. PMID 28334600 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.03.014  0.335
2017 Hutchison MA, Gu X, Adrover MF, Lee MR, Hnasko TS, Alvarez VA, Lu W. Genetic inhibition of neurotransmission reveals role of glutamatergic input to dopamine neurons in high-effort behavior. Molecular Psychiatry. PMID 28194005 DOI: 10.1038/Mp.2017.7  0.485
2016 Charbogne P, Gardon O, Martín-García E, Keyworth HL, Matsui A, Mechling AE, Bienert T, Nasseef T, Robé A, Moquin L, Darcq E, Ben Hamida S, Robledo P, Matifas A, Befort K, ... ... Alvarez VA, et al. Mu Opioid Receptors in Gamma-Aminobutyric Acidergic Forebrain Neurons Moderate Motivation for Heroin and Palatable Food. Biological Psychiatry. PMID 28185645 DOI: 10.1016/J.Biopsych.2016.12.022  0.384
2016 Friend DM, Devarakonda K, O'Neal TJ, Skirzewski M, Papazoglou I, Kaplan AR, Liow JS, Guo J, Rane SG, Rubinstein M, Alvarez VA, Hall KD, Kravitz AV. Basal Ganglia Dysfunction Contributes to Physical Inactivity in Obesity. Cell Metabolism. PMID 28041956 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cmet.2016.12.001  0.656
2016 Dobbs L, Lemos JC, Alvarez VA. Restructuring of basal ganglia circuitry and associated behaviors triggered by low striatal D2 receptor expression: implications for substance use disorders. Genes, Brain, and Behavior. PMID 27860248 DOI: 10.1111/Gbb.12361  0.808
2016 Lemos JC, Friend DM, Kaplan AR, Shin JH, Rubinstein M, Kravitz AV, Alvarez VA. Enhanced GABA Transmission Drives Bradykinesia Following Loss of Dopamine D2 Receptor Signaling. Neuron. 90: 824-838. PMID 27196975 DOI: 10.1016/J.Neuron.2016.04.040  0.811
2016 Dobbs LK, Kaplan AR, Lemos JC, Matsui A, Rubinstein M, Alvarez VA. Dopamine Regulation of Lateral Inhibition between Striatal Neurons Gates the Stimulant Actions of Cocaine. Neuron. PMID 27181061 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2016.04.031  0.82
2016 Alvarez VA. Clues on the coding of reward cues by the nucleus accumbens. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 26917689 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1601162113  0.446
2015 Shin JH, Adrover MF, Wess J, Alvarez VA. Correction for Shin et al., Muscarinic regulation of dopamine and glutamate transmission in the nucleus accumbens. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112: E5111. PMID 26283396 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1515368112  0.63
2015 Shin JH, Adrover MF, Wess J, Alvarez VA. Muscarinic regulation of dopamine and glutamate transmission in the nucleus accumbens. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 26080439 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1508846112  0.665
2015 Holroyd KB, Adrover MF, Fuino RL, Bock R, Kaplan AR, Gremel CM, Rubinstein M, Alvarez VA. Loss of feedback inhibition via D2 autoreceptors enhances acquisition of cocaine taking and reactivity to drug-paired cues. Neuropsychopharmacology : Official Publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. 40: 1495-509. PMID 25547712 DOI: 10.1038/Npp.2014.336  0.807
2014 Adrover MF, Shin JH, Alvarez VA. Glutamate and dopamine transmission from midbrain dopamine neurons share similar release properties but are differentially affected by cocaine. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 34: 3183-92. PMID 24573277 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4958-13.2014  0.729
2014 Wilcox MV, Cuzon Carlson VC, Sherazee N, Sprow GM, Bock R, Thiele TE, Lovinger DM, Alvarez VA. Repeated binge-like ethanol drinking alters ethanol drinking patterns and depresses striatal GABAergic transmission. Neuropsychopharmacology : Official Publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. 39: 579-94. PMID 23995582 DOI: 10.1038/Npp.2014.54  0.77
2013 Bock R, Shin JH, Kaplan AR, Dobi A, Markey E, Kramer PF, Gremel CM, Christensen CH, Adrover MF, Alvarez VA. Strengthening the accumbal indirect pathway promotes resilience to compulsive cocaine use. Nature Neuroscience. 16: 632-8. PMID 23542690 DOI: 10.1038/Nn.3369  0.793
2013 Cui C, Noronha A, Morikawa H, Alvarez VA, Stuber GD, Szumlinski KK, Kash TL, Roberto M, Wilcox MV. New insights on neurobiological mechanisms underlying alcohol addiction. Neuropharmacology. 67: 223-32. PMID 23159531 DOI: 10.1016/J.Neuropharm.2012.09.022  0.7
2011 Cuzon Carlson VC, Seabold GK, Helms CM, Garg N, Odagiri M, Rau AR, Daunais J, Alvarez VA, Lovinger DM, Grant KA. Synaptic and morphological neuroadaptations in the putamen associated with long-term, relapsing alcohol drinking in primates. Neuropsychopharmacology : Official Publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. 36: 2513-28. PMID 21796110 DOI: 10.1038/Npp.2011.140  0.367
2011 Bello EP, Mateo Y, Gelman DM, Noaín D, Shin JH, Low MJ, Alvarez VA, Lovinger DM, Rubinstein M. Cocaine supersensitivity and enhanced motivation for reward in mice lacking dopamine D2 autoreceptors. Nature Neuroscience. 14: 1033-8. PMID 21743470 DOI: 10.1038/Nn.2862  0.738
2011 Dobi A, Seabold GK, Christensen CH, Bock R, Alvarez VA. Cocaine-induced plasticity in the nucleus accumbens is cell specific and develops without prolonged withdrawal. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 31: 1895-904. PMID 21289199 DOI: 10.1523/Jneurosci.5375-10.2011  0.818
2011 Kramer PF, Christensen CH, Hazelwood LA, Dobi A, Bock R, Sibley DR, Mateo Y, Alvarez VA. Dopamine D2 receptor overexpression alters behavior and physiology in Drd2-EGFP mice. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 31: 126-32. PMID 21209197 DOI: 10.1523/Jneurosci.4287-10.2011  0.807
2010 Feyder M, Karlsson RM, Mathur P, Lyman M, Bock R, Momenan R, Munasinghe J, Scattoni ML, Ihne J, Camp M, Graybeal C, Strathdee D, Begg A, Alvarez VA, Kirsch P, et al. Association of mouse Dlg4 (PSD-95) gene deletion and human DLG4 gene variation with phenotypes relevant to autism spectrum disorders and Williams' syndrome. The American Journal of Psychiatry. 167: 1508-17. PMID 20952458 DOI: 10.1176/Appi.Ajp.2010.10040484  0.762
2010 Cheng J, Zhou X, Miller EL, Alvarez VA, Sabatini BL, Wong ST. Oriented Markov random field based dendritic spine segmentation for fluorescence microscopy images. Neuroinformatics. 8: 157-70. PMID 20585900 DOI: 10.1007/s12021-010-9073-y  0.508
2010 Brigman JL, Wright T, Talani G, Prasad-Mulcare S, Jinde S, Seabold GK, Mathur P, Davis MI, Bock R, Gustin RM, Colbran RJ, Alvarez VA, Nakazawa K, Delpire E, Lovinger DM, et al. Loss of GluN2B-containing NMDA receptors in CA1 hippocampus and cortex impairs long-term depression, reduces dendritic spine density, and disrupts learning. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 30: 4590-600. PMID 20357110 DOI: 10.1523/Jneurosci.0640-10.2010  0.768
2007 Alvarez VA, Ridenour DA, Sabatini BL. Distinct structural and ionotropic roles of NMDA receptors in controlling spine and synapse stability. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 27: 7365-76. PMID 17626197 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0956-07.2007  0.563
2007 Alvarez VA, Sabatini BL. Anatomical and physiological plasticity of dendritic spines. Annual Review of Neuroscience. 30: 79-97. PMID 17280523 DOI: 10.1146/annurev.neuro.30.051606.094222  0.568
2006 Alvarez VA, Ridenour DA, Sabatini BL. Retraction of synapses and dendritic spines induced by off-target effects of RNA interference. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 26: 7820-5. PMID 16870727 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1957-06.2006  0.561
2005 Tavazoie SF, Alvarez VA, Ridenour DA, Kwiatkowski DJ, Sabatini BL. Regulation of neuronal morphology and function by the tumor suppressors Tsc1 and Tsc2. Nature Neuroscience. 8: 1727-34. PMID 16286931 DOI: 10.1038/nn1566  0.711
2004 Van Bockstaele EJ, Garcia-Hernandez F, Fox K, Alvarez VA, Williams JT. Expression of connexins during development and following manipulation of afferent input in the rat locus coeruleus. Neurochemistry International. 45: 421-8. PMID 15145556 DOI: 10.1016/J.Neuint.2003.08.019  0.459
2002 Alvarez VA, Arttamangkul S, Dang V, Salem A, Whistler JL, Von Zastrow M, Grandy DK, Williams JT. mu-Opioid receptors: Ligand-dependent activation of potassium conductance, desensitization, and internalization. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 22: 5769-76. PMID 12097530 DOI: 10.1523/Jneurosci.22-13-05769.2002  0.45
2002 Alvarez VA, Chow CC, Van Bockstaele EJ, Williams JT. Frequency-dependent synchrony in locus ceruleus: role of electrotonic coupling. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 99: 4032-6. PMID 11904447 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.062716299  0.428
2001 Alvarez V, Arttamangkul S, Williams JT. A RAVE about opioid withdrawal. Neuron. 32: 761-3. PMID 11738021 DOI: 10.1016/S0896-6273(01)00530-X  0.45
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