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Klaus Miczek
Professor of Psychology
Director, Behavioral Core of the Neuroscience Research Center, Sackler School of Biomedical Sciences

Representative Publications

Selected publications in last ten years (from more than 260)

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  • Holly EN, Miczek KA (2016) Ventral tegmental area dopamine revisited: effects of acute and repeated stress. Psychopharmacology 233:163-186. doi: 10.1007/s00213-015-4151-3.
  • Hwa LS, Holly EN, DeBold JF, Miczek KA (2016) Social stress-escalated intermittent alcohol drinking: modulation by CRF-R1 in the ventral tegmental area and accumbal dopamine in mice. Psychopharmacology 233:681-690. doi: 10.1007/s00213-015-4144-2.
  • Hwa LS, Shimamoto A, Kayyali T, Norman KJ, Valentino RJ, DeBold JF, Miczek KA (2016) Dissociation of μ-opioid receptor and CRF-R1 antagonist effects on escalated ethanol consumption and mPFC serotonin in C57BL/6J mice. Addiction Biology 21:111-124. doi: 10.1111/adb.12189.
  • Holly EN, Miczek KA (2015) Capturing individual differences: Challenges in animal models of posttraumatic stress disorder and drug abuse. Biological Psychiatry 78:816-818. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2015.09.015.
  • Holly EN, DeBold JF, Miczek KA (2015) Increased mesocorticolimbic dopamine during acute and repeated social defeat stress: modulation by corticotropin releasing factor receptors in the ventral tegmental area. Psychopharmacology 232:4469-4479. doi: 10.1007/s00213-015-4082-z.
  • Newman EL, Smith KS, Takahashi A, Chu A, Hwa LS, Chen Y, DeBold JF, Rudolph U, Miczek KA (2015) α2-containing GABAA receptors: A requirement for midazolam-escalated aggression and social approach in mice. Psychopharmacology 232:4359-4369. doi: 10.1007/s00213-015-4069-9.
  • Miczek KA, DeBold JF, Hwa LS, Newman EL, de Almeida RM (2015) Alcohol and violence: Neuropeptidergic modulation of monoamine systems. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1349:96-118. doi: 10.1111/nyas.12862.
  • Albrechet-Souza L, Hwa LS, Han X, Zhang EY, DeBold JF, Miczek KA (2015) Corticotropin releasing factor binding protein and CRF2 receptors in the ventral tegmental area: Modulation of ethanol binge drinking in C57BL/6J mice. Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research 39:1609-1618. doi: 10.1111/acer.12825.
  • Guedj F, Pennings JL, Ferres MA, Graham LC, Wick HC, Miczek KA, Slonim DK, Bianchi DW (2015) The fetal brain transcriptome and neonatal behavioral phenotype in the Ts1Cje mouse model of Down syndrome. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A 167A:1993-2008. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.37156.
  • Burke AR, Miczek KA (2015) Escalation of cocaine self-administration in adulthood after social defeat of adolescent rats: Role of social experience and adaptive coping behavior. Psychopharmacology 232:3067-3079. doi: 10.1007/s00213-015-3947-5.
  • Miczek KA, Takahashi A, Gobrogge KL, Hwa LS, de Almeida RM (2015) Escalated aggression in animal models: Shedding new light on mesocorticolimbic circuits. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences 3:90-95. doi:10.1016/j.cobeha.2015.02.007.
  • Takahashi A, Lee RX, Iwasato T, Itohara S, Arima H, Bettler B, Miczek KA, Koide T. (2015) Glutamate input in the dorsal raphe nucleus as a determinant of escalated aggression in male mice. The Journal of Neuroscience 35:6452-6463. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2450-14.2015.
  • Hwa LS, Nathanson AJ, Shimamoto A, Tayeh JK, Wilens AR, Holly EN, Newman EL, DeBold JF, Miczek KA (2015) Aggression and increased glutamate in the mPFC during withdrawal from intermittent alcohol in outbred mice. Psychopharmacology 232:2889-2902. doi: 10.1007/s00213-015-3925-y.
  • Yap JJ, Chartoff EH, Holly EN, Potter DN, Carlezon WA Jr, Miczek KA (2015) Social defeat stress-induced sensitization and escalated cocaine self-administration: The role of ERK signaling in the rat ventral tegmental area. Psychopharmacology 232:1555-1569. doi: 10.1007/s00213-014-3796-7.
  • Norman KJ, Seiden JA, Klickstein JA, Han X, Hwa LS, DeBold JF, Miczek KA (2015) Social stress and escalated drug self-administration in mice I. Alcohol and corticosterone. Psychopharmacology 232:991-1001. doi: 10.1007/s00213-014-3733-9.
  • Han X, Albrechet-Souza L, Doyle MR, Shimamoto A, DeBold JF, Miczek KA (2015) Social stress and escalated drug self-administration in mice II. Cocaine and dopamine in the nucleus accumbens. Psychopharmacology 232:1003-1010. doi: 10.1007/s00213-014-3734-8.
  • Shimamoto A, Holly EN, Boyson CO, DeBold JF, Miczek KA (2015) Individual differences in anhedonic and accumbal dopamine responses to chronic social stress and their link to cocaine self-administration in female rats. Psychopharmacology 232:825-34. doi: 10.1007/s00213-014-3725-9.