Publications

Kamens, H.M., Silva, C.P., Nye, R., Miller, C.N., Singh, N., Trushin, N., Sun, D., Branstetter, S., Muscat, J., Richie, J., Foulds, J. (In Press) Pharmacokinetic profile of Spectrum reduced nicotine cigarettes. Nicotine & Tobacco Research.

Miller, C.N., Ruggery, C., & Kamens, H. M. (2019) The α3β4 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor antagonist 18-Methoxycoronaridine decreases binge-like ethanol consumption in adult C57BL/6J mice. Alcohol. 

Miller, C.N., Caruso, M.J., & Kamens, H.M. (2019) Early-adolescent C57BL/6J and DBA/2J mice display reduced sensitivity to acute nicotine administration. Neurosci Lett, 690:151-157-49. PMCID: PMC6320290

Silva, C.P., Horton, W.J., Caruso, M.J., Sebastian, A., Klein, L.C., Albert, I., & Kamens, H.M. (2018) The influence of adolescent nicotine exposure on ethanol intake and brain gene expression. PLoS ONE, 13(6):e0198935 PMCID: PMC6005571 

Caruso, M.J.,  Seemiller, LR, Fetherston, T.B., Miller, C.N., Reiss, D.E., Cavigelli, S.A., Kamens, H.M. (2018) Adolescent social stress increases anxiety-like behavior and ethanol consumption in adult male and female C57BL/6J mice. Scientific Reports, 8: 10040. PMCID: PMC6030218

Caruso, M.J., Crowley, N.A., Reiss, D.E., Caulfield, J.I., Luscher, B., Cavigelli, S.A., & Kamens, H.M.  (2018).  Adolescent social stress increases anxiety-like behavior and alters synaptic transmission, without influencing nicotine responses, in a sex-dependent manner.  Neuroscience, 373:182-198. PMCID: PMC5807246

Caruso, M.J., Reiss, D.E., Caulfield, J.I., Thomas, J.L., Baker, A.N., Cavigelli, S.A., & Kamens, H.M.  (2018).  Adolescent chronic variable social stress influences exploratory behavior and nicotine responses in male, but not female, BALB/cJ mice.  Brain Res Bull, 138:37-49 PMCID: PMC5816715

Kamens, H.M., Silva, C., Peck, C., & Miller, C.N. (2018) Varenicline modulates ethanol and saccharin consumption in adolescent male and female C57BL/6J mice.  Brain Res Bull, 138:20-25. PMCID: PMC5794646

Caruso, M.J., Kamens, H. M., & Cavigelli, S. A. (2017) Exposure to chronic variable social stress during adolescence alters anxiety- and depression-like behaviors in adult male and female inbred mice.  Dev Psychobiol, 59(6):679-687. PMCID: PMC5600506

Kamens, H. M., Peck, C., Garrity, C., Gechlik, A., Jenkins, B.C., & Rajan, A. (2017) α6β2 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors Influence Locomotor Activity and Ethanol Consumption.  Alcohol, 61:43-49. PMCID: PMC5466835

Kamens, H.M., Silva, C., McCarthy, R.D., Cox, R.J., & Ehringer, M.A. (2017) No evidence of a role of the β4 subunit of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor in alcohol-related behaviors.  BMC Res Notes, 10(1):151. PMCID: PMC5382442

Melroy-Grief, W.E., Vadasz, C., Kamens, H. M., McQueen, M.B., Corley, R. P., Stallings, M. C., Hopfer, C. J., Krauter, K.S., Brown, S.A.,   Hewitt, J. K., & Ehringer, M. A. (2016) Test for association of common variants in GRM7 with alcohol consumption. Alcohol, 55, 43-50. PMCID: PMC5123698

Kamens, H. M., Corley, R. P., Richmond, P. A., Darlington, T. M., Dowell, R., Hopfer, C. J., Stallings, M. C., Hewitt, J. K., Brown, S. A., & Ehringer, M. A. (2016) Rare variants in CHRNA6/CHRNB3 are associated with antisocial drug dependence. Behav Genet, 46(5), 693-704. PMCID: PMC4975622

Locker, A.R., Marks, M.J., Kamens, H.M., & Klein, L.C. (2016) Exposure to nicotine increases nicotinic acetylcholine receptor density in the reward pathway and binge ethanol consumption in C57BL/6J adolescent female mice. Brain Res Bull 123, 13-22. PMCID: PMC4814345

Schwantes-An, T.-H., Zhang, J., Chen, L-S., Hartz, S.M., Culverhouse, R.C., Chen, X., Coon, H., Frank, J., Kamens, H.M., Konte, B., Kovanen, L., Latvala, A., Legrand, L.N., Maher, B.S., Melroy, W.E., Nelson, E.C., Reid, M.W., Robinson, J.D., Shen, P-H., Yang, B-Z., Andrews, J.A., Aveyard, P., Beltcheva, O., Brown, S.A., Cannon, D.S., Cichon, S., Corley, R.P., Dahmen, N., Degenhardt, L., Foroud, T., Gaebel, W., Giegling, I., Glatt, S.J., Grucza, R.A., Hardin, J., Hartmann, A.M., Heath, A.C., Herms, S., Hodgkinson, C.A., Hoffmann, P., Hops, H., Huizinga, D., Ising, M., Johnson, E.O., Johnstone, E., Kaneva, R.P., Kendler, K.S., Kiefer, F., Kranzler, H.R., Krauter, K.S., Levran, O., Lucae, S., Lynskey, M.T., Maier, W., Mann, K., Martin, N.G., Mattheisen, M., Montgomery, G.W., Mössner, R., Müller-Myhsok, B., Murphy, M.T., Neale, M.C., Nikolov, M.A., Nishita, D., Nöthen, M.M., Nurnberger, J., Partonen, T., Pergadia, M.L., Reynolds, M., Ridinger, M., Rose, R.J., Rouvinen-Lagerström, N., Scherbaum, N., Schmäl, C., Soyka, M., Stallings, M.C., Steffens, M., Treutlein, J., Tsuang, M., Wall, T.L., Wodarz, N., Yuferov, V., Zill, P., Bergen, A.W., Chen., J., Cinciripini, P.M., Edenberg, H.J., Ehringer, M.A., Ferrell, R.E., Gelernter, J., Goldman, D., Hewitt, J.K., Hopfer, C.J., Iacono, W.G., Kaprio, J., Kreek, M.J., Kremensky, I.M., Madden, P.A.F., McGue, M., Munafó, M.R., Philibert, R.A., Rietschel, M., Roy, A., Rujescu, D., Saarikoski, S., Swan, G.E., Todorov, A.A., Vanyukov, M.M., Weiss, R.B., Bierut, L.J., & Saccone N.L. (2016) Collaborative meta-analysis demonstrates modest association of the OPRM1 variant rs1799971 (A118G) with risk for non-specific substance dependence. Behav Genet, 46(2), 151-169. PMCID: PMC4752855

Kamens, H.M., Miyamoto, J., Powers, M.S., Ro, K., Soto, M., Cox, R., Stitzel, J.A., & Ehringer, M.A. (2015) The β3 subunit of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor: modulation of gene expression and nicotine consumption. Neuropharmacology, 99, 639-649. PMCID: PMC4655151

Melroy, W.E., Stephens, S.H., Sakai, J.T., Kamens, H.M., McQueen, M.B., Corley, R.P., Stallings, M.C, Hopfer, C.J, Krauter, K.S., Brown, S.A., Hewitt, J.K. & Ehringer, M.A. (2014) Examination of genetic variation in GABRA2 with conduct disorder and alcohol abuse and dependence in a longitudinal study. Behav Genet, 44(4), 356-367. PMCID: PMC4098655

Kamens, H.M., Corley, R.P., McQueen, M.B., Stallings, M.C., Hopfer, C.J., Crowley, T.J., Brown, S.A., Hewitt, J.K. & Ehringer, M.A. (2013) Nominal association with CHRNA4 variants and nicotine dependence. Genes Brain Behav, 12(3), 297-304. PMCID: PMC3727281

*Kamens, H.M., *Hoft, N.R., Cox, R.J., Miyamoto, J.H., & Ehringer, M.A. (2012) The Chrna6 gene influences the sedative-hypnotic effects of alcohol. Alcohol, 46, 463-471. *These authors contributed equally to this work. PMCID: PMC3403529

Howrigan, D.P., Simonson, M.A., Kamens, H.M., Stephens, S.H., Wills, A.G., Ehringer, M.A., Keller, M.C., & McQueen, M.B. (2011) Mutational load analysis of unrelated individuals. BMC proceedings, 5(Supp 9), S55. PMCID: PMC3287893

Kamens, H.M., Andersen, J., & Picciotto, M.R. (2010) The nicotinic acetylcholine receptor partial agonist varenicline increases the ataxic and sedative-hypnotic effects of ethanol in C57BL/6J mice. Alcohol Clin Exp Res, 34(12), 2053-2060. PMCID: PMC2988947

Pastor, R., Kamens, H.M., McKinnon, C.S., Ford, M.M., & Phillips, T.J. (2010) Repeated ethanol administration modifies the temporal structure of sucrose intake patterns in mice: effects associated with behavioral sensitization. Addict Biol, 15(3), 324-335. PMCID: PMC2904994

Kamens, H.M., Andersen, J., & Picciotto, M.R. (2010) Modulation of ethanol consumption by genetic and pharmacological manipulation of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in mice. Psychopharmacology (Berl), 208(4), 613-626. PMCID: PMC2901400

Picciotto, M.R., Brabant, C., Einstein, E.B., Kamens, H.M., & Neugebauer, N.M. (2010) Potential mechanisms underlying the effects of galanin on addiction- and stress-related behaviors. Brain Res, 1314, 206-218. PMCID: PMC2819596

Kamens, H.M., McKinnon, C.S., Li, N., Helms, M.L., Belknap, J.K., & Phillips, T.J. (2009) The α3 subunit of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor is a candidate gene for ethanol stimulation. Genes Brain Behav, 8(6), 600-609. Corrigendum in Genes Brain Behav, 8(6), 610. PMCID: PMC2888607

*Narasimhaiah, R, *Kamens, H.M., & Picciotto, M.R. (2009) Effects of galanin on cocaine-mediated conditioned place preference and ERK signaling in mice. Psychopharmacology (Berl), 204(1), 95-102. *These authors contributed equally to this work. PMCID: PMC2872184

*Phillips, T.J., *Kamens, H.M., & Wheeler, J.M. (2008) Behavioral genetic contributions to the study of abuse-related amphetamine effects. Neurosci Biobehav Rev, 32(4), 707-59. *These authors contributed equally to this work. PMCID: PMC2360482

Kamens, H.M., & Phillips, T.J. (2008) A role for neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in ethanol-induced stimulation, but not cocaine- or methamphetamine-induced stimulation. Psychopharmacology (Berl), 196(3), 377-87.

Kliethermes, C.L., Kamens, H.M., & Crabbe, J.C. (2007) Drug reward and intake in lines of mice selectively bred for divergent exploration of a hole-board apparatus. Genes Brain Behav, 6(7), 608-618.

Kamens, H.M., & Crabbe, J.C. (2007) The parallel rod floor test: a measure of ataxia in mice. Nature Protocols, 2(2), 277-281.

Kamens, H.M., Burkhart-Kasch, S., McKinnon, C.S., Li, N., Reed, C., & Phillips, T.J. (2006) Ethanol-related traits in mice selectively bred for differential sensitivity to methamphetamine-induced activation. Behav Neurosci, 120(6), 1356-66.

Palmer, A.A., Verbitsky, M, Suresh, R, Kamens, H.M., Reed, C.L., Li, N., Burkhart-Kasch, S., McKinnon, C.S., Belknap, J.K., Gilliman, T.C., & Phillips, T.J. (2005) Gene expression differences in mice divergently selected for methamphetamine sensitivity. Mamm Genome, 16, 291-305.

Kamens, H.M., Phillips, T.J., Holstein, S.E., & Crabbe, J.C. (2005) Characterization of the parallel rod floor apparatus to test motor incoordination in mice. Genes Brain Behav, 4(4), 253-66.

Kamens, H.M., Burkhart-Kasch, S., McKinnon, C.S., Li, N., Reed, C. & Phillips, T.J. (2005) Sensitivity to psychostimulants in mice bred for high and low stimulation to methamphetamine. Genes Brain Behav, 4(2), 110-25.

Klein, L.C., Stine, M.M., Vandenbergh, D.J., Whetzel, C.A., & Kamens, H.M. (2004) Sex differences in voluntary oral nicotine consumption by adolescent mice: a dose-response experiment. Pharmacol Biochem Behav, 78(1), 13-25.

 

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