Cocaine and the Changing Brain
Ernest Memorial Convention Center
New Orleans, LA
October 25, 1997
Table of Contents
Cocaine and A Changing Brain: Introduction
Nancy S. Pilotte, Ph.D.
Cocaine Targets in Primate Brain: Liberation From Prosaic Views
Bertha Madras, Ph.D.
The Brain Is Not the Same After Chronic Cocaine: Network-Level Changes in
Basal Ganglia Circuits
Ann Graybiel, Ph.D.
Changes in Human Brain Systems After Long-Term Cocaine Use
Nora Volkow, M.D.
Cocaine Causes Long-Term Synaptic Modulation in the Ventral Tegmental Area
John T. Williams, Ph.D.
Regulation of the Dopamine Transporter and Cocaine Sensitization
Nancy R. Zahniser, Ph.D.
Whole-Cell Plasticity in Cocaine Addiction: Current Perspectives
Francis J. White, Ph.D.
Cocaine Dependence and Withdrawal: Neuroadaptive Changes in Brain
Reward and Stress Systems
Friedbert Weiss, Ph.D.
Sensitization to Cocaine Is Associated With Modified Calcium Transduction
and Gene Expression in the Nucleus Accumbens
Peter W. Kalivas, Ph.D.
CART: A Novel Addiction Peptide
Michael J. Kuhar, Ph.D.
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