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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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Year Citation  Score
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  0.68
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  0.88
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  0.64
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  0.76
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  0.88
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  0.76
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  0.56
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  0.64
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  0.68
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  0.76
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  0.52
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  0.76
2017 Lovinger DM, Alvarez VA. Alcohol and basal ganglia circuitry: Animal models. Neuropharmacology. PMID 28341206 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2017.03.023  0.92
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  0.56
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  0.56
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  0.64
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  0.88
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  0.96
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  0.96
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  0.96
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  0.76
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  0.96
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  0.96
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  0.96
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.2013.230  0.96
2014 Morán JI, Ludueña LN, Alvarez VA. Recent Advances in Nanocomposites Based on Biodegradable Polymers and Nanocellulose Nanocellulose Polymer Nanocomposites: Fundamentals and Applications. 237-254. DOI: 10.1002/9781118872246.ch9  0.01
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  0.96
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  0.96
2013 Sherazee N, Alvarez VA. DiOlistics: delivery of fluorescent dyes into cells. Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.). 940: 391-400. PMID 23104356 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-62703-110-3_28  0.96
2013 Ollier RP, Perez CJ, Alvarez VA. Preparation and characterization of micro and nanocomposites based on poly(vinyl alcohol) for packaging applications Journal of Materials Science. 48: 7088-7096. DOI: 10.1007/s10853-013-7521-4  0.04
2013 Ludueña LN, Vázquez A, Alvarez VA. Effect of the type of clay organo-modifier on the morphology, thermal/mechanical/impact/barrier properties and biodegradation in soil of polycaprolactone/clay nanocomposites Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 128: 2648-2657. DOI: 10.1002/app.38425  0.01
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  0.96
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  0.92
2011 Mathur BN, Capik NA, Alvarez VA, Lovinger DM. Serotonin induces long-term depression at corticostriatal synapses. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 31: 7402-11. PMID 21593324 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.6250-10.2011  0.96
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  0.96
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  0.96
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  0.96
2010 Seabold GK, Daunais JB, Rau A, Grant KA, Alvarez VA. DiOLISTIC labeling of neurons from rodent and non-human primate brain slices. Journal of Visualized Experiments : Jove. PMID 20644510 DOI: 10.3791/2081  0.96
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  0.96
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  0.96
2008 Morán JI, Alvarez VA, Cyras VP, Vázquez A. Extraction of cellulose and preparation of nanocellulose from sisal fibers Cellulose. 15: 149-159. DOI: 10.1007/s10570-007-9145-9  0.01
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  0.96
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  0.96
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  0.96
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  0.96
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  0.96
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  0.96
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  0.96
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  0.96
1992 Uchitel OD, Scornik F, Protti DA, Fumberg CG, Alvarez V, Appel SH. Long-term neuromuscular dysfunction produced by passive transfer of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis immunoglobulins. Neurology. 42: 2175-80. PMID 1436531  0.96
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