Helen Kamens, Ph.D.

Recent Publications

Miller, C. N., Caruso, M. J., & Kamens, H. M. (2018). Early-adolescent male C57BL/6J and DBA/2J mice display reduced sensitivity to acute nicotine administration. Neurosci Lett, 690, 151-157. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2018.10.014
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. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0198935
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. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.alcohol.2017.02.178
Schwantes-An, T. - H., Zhang, J., Chen, L. - S., Hartz, S. M., Culverhouse, R. C., Chen, X., et al. (2016). Association of the OPRM1 Variant rs1799971 (A118G) with Non-Specific Liability to Substance Dependence in a Collaborative de novo Meta-Analysis of European-Ancestry Cohorts. Behav Genet, 46(2), 151-69. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10519-015-9737-3
Locker, A. R., Marks, M. J., Kamens, H. M., & Klein, L. Cousino. (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. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.brainresbull.2015.09.009
Kamens, H. M., Corley, R. P., Richmond, P. A., Darlington, T. M., Dowell, R., Hopfer, C. J., et al. (2016). Evidence for Association Between Low Frequency Variants in CHRNA6/CHRNB3 and Antisocial Drug Dependence. Behav Genet, 46(5), 693-704. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10519-016-9792-4
Melroy-Greif, W. E., Vadasz, C., Kamens, H. M., McQueen, M. B., Corley, R. P., Stallings, M. C., et al. (2016). Test for association of common variants in GRM7 with alcohol consumption. Alcohol, 55, 43-50. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.alcohol.2015.10.005