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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