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Verginia C. Cuzon Carlson Ph.D.

  • (503) 346-5482
    • Assistant Professor Oregon National Primate Research Center
    • Behavioral Neuroscience Graduate Program School of Medicine
    • Neuroscience Graduate Program School of Medicine

Areas of interest

  • Developmental Neuroscience
  • Addiction

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 2008
  • Fellowship:

    • Postdoctoral Intramural Research Training Award Fellow, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Memberships and associations

  • Society of Neuroscience
  • Research Society on Alcoholism
  • Integrative Neuroscience Initiative on Alcoholism Stress Consortium

Publications

  • "Folding, but not surface area expansion, is associated with cellular morphological maturation in the fetal cerebral cortex." Journal of Neuroscience In: , Vol. 37, No. 8, 22.02.2017, p. 1971-1983.
  • "Isoflurane Anesthesia Has Long-term Consequences on Motor and Behavioral Development in Infant Rhesus Macaques." Anesthesiology In: , 05.10.2016.
  • "Electrical coupling and synchronized subthreshold oscillations in the inferior olive of the Rhesus Macaque." Journal of Neuroscience In: , Vol. 36, No. 24, 15.06.2016, p. 6497-6502.
  • "Voluntary ethanol intake predicts κ-opioid receptor supersensitivity and regionally distinct dopaminergic adaptations in macaques." Journal of Neuroscience In: , Vol. 35, No. 15, 15.04.2015, p. 5959-5968.
  • "Repeated Binge-like ethanol drinking alters ethanol drinking patterns and depresses striatal GABAergic transmission." Neuropsychopharmacology In: , Vol. 39, No. 3, 02.2014, p. 579-594.
  • "Erratum : Repeated binge-like ethanol drinking alters ethanol drinking patterns and depresses striatal GABAergic transmission (Neuropsychopharmacology (2014) 39 (579-594) DOI: 10.1038/npp.2013.230)." Neuropsychopharmacology In: , Vol. 39, No. 8, 2014, p. 2039-2040.
  • "Nerve growth factor in the hippocamposeptal system : Evidence for activity-dependent anterograde delivery and modulation of synaptic activity." Journal of Neuroscience In: , Vol. 32, No. 22, 30.05.2012, p. 7701-7710.
  • "Synaptic and morphological neuroadaptations in the putamen associated with long-term, relapsing alcohol drinking in primates." Neuropsychopharmacology In: , Vol. 36, No. 12, 11.2011, p. 2513-2528.
  • "Subsets of spiny striosomal striatal neurons revealed in the Gad1-GFP BAC transgenic mouse." Basal Ganglia In: , Vol. 1, No. 4, 11.2011, p. 201-211.
  • "Striatal involvement in human alcoholism and alcohol consumption, and withdrawal in animal models." Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research In: , Vol. 35, No. 10, 10.2011, p. 1739-1748.
  • "GABAA receptor subunit profiles of tangentially migrating neurons derived from the medial ganglionic eminence." Cerebral Cortex In: , Vol. 21, No. 8, 08.2011, p. 1792-1802.
  • "Vibrodissociation of neurons from rodent brain slices to study synaptic transmission and image presynaptic terminals." Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE  In: , No. 51, 2011.
  • "Id2 is required for specification of dopaminergic neurons during adult olfactory neurogenesis." Journal of Neuroscience In: , Vol. 28, No. 52, 24.12.2008, p. 14074-14086.
  • "Ethanol consumption during early pregnancy alters the disposition of tangentially migrating GABAergic interneurons in the fetal cortex." Journal of Neuroscience In: , Vol. 28, No. 8, 20.02.2008, p. 1854-1864.
  • "Ambient GABA promotes cortical entry of tangentially migrating cells derived from the medial ganglionic eminence." Cerebral Cortex In: , Vol. 16, No. 10, 10.2006, p. 1377-1388.
  • "Ultrastructural Localization of δ-Opioid Receptors in the Rat Caudate-Putamen Nucleus during Postnatal Development : Relation to Synaptogenesis." Journal of Comparative Neurology In: , Vol. 467, No. 3, 15.12.2003, p. 343-353.
  • "Postnatal development of μ-opioid receptors in the rat caudate-putamen nucleus parallels asymmetric synapse formation." Neuroscience In: , Vol. 118, No. 3, 25.05.2003, p. 695-708.

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