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Synaptic Plasticity in the Striatum
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Robert C. Malenka, M.D., Ph.D.
The Thorny Side of Addiction: Adaptive Plasticity and Dendritic Spines
L. Judson Chandler, Ph.D.
Neuregulin Regulation of Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors: Links Between Smoking and Schizophrenia
Lorna W. Role, Ph.D.
Studies on the Molecular Basis of Nicotine Addiction and Developmental Responses to Nicotine
Marina Picciotto, Ph.D.
Basic Concepts in G-Protein-Coupled Receptors Homodimerization and Heterodimerization
Rafael Franco, Ph.D.
Heteromers of Dopamine Receptors
Susan R. George, M.D.
Modulation of Function by Opioid Receptor Dimerization
Lakshmi A. Devi, Ph.D.
Adenosine Receptor Heteromers and Their Integrative Role in Striatal Function
Sergi Ferré, M.D., Ph.D.
Glia as the “Bad Guys” in Dysregulating Pain & Opioid Actions: Implications for Improving Clinical Pain Control
Linda R. Watkins, Ph.D.
Astrocytic Modulation of Neuronal Excitability in the Nucleus Accumbens
Philip G. Haydon, M.D.
Fine-Tuning Microglial Activation Toward Neuroprotection or Cytodestruction:
The Role of Microglial Heterogeneity and Novel Receptor Families
Monica J. Carson, Ph.D.
Glial Cell Induction and Suppression of Neuronal Synapses
Ben A. Barres, M.D., Ph.D.
Genetic Epidemiological Perspectives on Alcohol Use and Dependence
Kenneth S. Kendler, M.D.
Neurophysiological Endophenotypes, Central Nervous System Disinhibition, and Risk for Alcohol Dependence and Related Disorders
Bernice Porjesz, Ph.D.
Functional Alleles and Intermediate Phenotypes in Alcoholism and Dyscontrol Disorders
David Goldman, M.D.