James E McCutcheon

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Publications

  1. pmc Dopamine neurons in the ventral tegmental area fire faster in adolescent rats than in adults
    James E McCutcheon
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Neurophysiol 108:1620-30. 2012
  2. pmc Sucrose-predictive cues evoke greater phasic dopamine release than saccharin-predictive cues
    James E McCutcheon
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Synapse 66:346-51. 2012
  3. pmc Group I mGluR activation reverses cocaine-induced accumulation of calcium-permeable AMPA receptors in nucleus accumbens synapses via a protein kinase C-dependent mechanism
    James E McCutcheon
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois 60064, USA
    J Neurosci 31:14536-41. 2011
  4. pmc Adolescents are more vulnerable to cocaine addiction: behavioral and electrophysiological evidence
    Wai Chong Wong
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois 60064, USA
    J Neurosci 33:4913-22. 2013
  5. pmc Ghrelin acts as an interface between physiological state and phasic dopamine signaling
    Jackson J Cone
    Graduate Program in Neuroscience, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612 and Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607
    J Neurosci 34:4905-13. 2014
  6. pmc Taste uncoupled from nutrition fails to sustain the reinforcing properties of food
    Jeff A Beeler
    Department of Neurobiology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 36:2533-46. 2012
  7. pmc Persistent increases in cocaine-seeking behavior after acute exposure to cold swim stress
    KELLY L CONRAD
    Department of Neuroscience, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 68:303-5. 2010
  8. pmc Primary food reward and reward-predictive stimuli evoke different patterns of phasic dopamine signaling throughout the striatum
    Holden D Brown
    Graduate Program in Neuroscience, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 34:1997-2006. 2011
  9. pmc Calcium-permeable AMPA receptors are present in nucleus accumbens synapses after prolonged withdrawal from cocaine self-administration but not experimenter-administered cocaine
    James E McCutcheon
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois 60064, USA
    J Neurosci 31:5737-43. 2011
  10. pmc Individual differences in dopamine cell neuroadaptations following cocaine self-administration
    James E McCutcheon
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois 60064, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 66:801-3. 2009

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  1. pmc Dopamine neurons in the ventral tegmental area fire faster in adolescent rats than in adults
    James E McCutcheon
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Neurophysiol 108:1620-30. 2012
    ..This elevation of firing rate during adolescence is consistent with it representing a vulnerable period for developing drug addiction...
  2. pmc Sucrose-predictive cues evoke greater phasic dopamine release than saccharin-predictive cues
    James E McCutcheon
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Synapse 66:346-51. 2012
    ..The differing responses to each cue seem to be driven by overall preference with both the nutritional value that the pellets predict as well as other factors, such as taste, contributing...
  3. pmc Group I mGluR activation reverses cocaine-induced accumulation of calcium-permeable AMPA receptors in nucleus accumbens synapses via a protein kinase C-dependent mechanism
    James E McCutcheon
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois 60064, USA
    J Neurosci 31:14536-41. 2011
    ..Furthermore, they suggest that activation of mGluR1 may represent a potential strategy for reducing cue-induced cocaine craving in abstinent cocaine addicts...
  4. pmc Adolescents are more vulnerable to cocaine addiction: behavioral and electrophysiological evidence
    Wai Chong Wong
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois 60064, USA
    J Neurosci 33:4913-22. 2013
    ..In conclusion, adolescents show behavioral and electrophysiological traits of heightened addiction liability...
  5. pmc Ghrelin acts as an interface between physiological state and phasic dopamine signaling
    Jackson J Cone
    Graduate Program in Neuroscience, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612 and Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607
    J Neurosci 34:4905-13. 2014
    ..Our data highlight a novel mechanism by which signals relating physiological state could influence food reinforcement and food-directed behavior. ..
  6. pmc Taste uncoupled from nutrition fails to sustain the reinforcing properties of food
    Jeff A Beeler
    Department of Neurobiology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 36:2533-46. 2012
    ..Overall, we suggest that the sensory-hedonic incentive value associated with taste functions as a conditioned stimulus that requires nutritional value to sustainably organize appetitive behavior...
  7. pmc Persistent increases in cocaine-seeking behavior after acute exposure to cold swim stress
    KELLY L CONRAD
    Department of Neuroscience, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 68:303-5. 2010
    ..To date, no paradigm exists to model the common human situation in which stressors that are distinct from the experience of drugs can lead to relapse...
  8. pmc Primary food reward and reward-predictive stimuli evoke different patterns of phasic dopamine signaling throughout the striatum
    Holden D Brown
    Graduate Program in Neuroscience, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 34:1997-2006. 2011
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  9. pmc Calcium-permeable AMPA receptors are present in nucleus accumbens synapses after prolonged withdrawal from cocaine self-administration but not experimenter-administered cocaine
    James E McCutcheon
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois 60064, USA
    J Neurosci 31:5737-43. 2011
    ..In conclusion, in adult rats, accumulation of synaptic CP-AMPARs in the NAc occurs after prolonged withdrawal from extended-access cocaine self-administration but not after prolonged withdrawal from noncontingent cocaine injections...
  10. pmc Individual differences in dopamine cell neuroadaptations following cocaine self-administration
    James E McCutcheon
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois 60064, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 66:801-3. 2009
    ..It is unknown if individual differences in these neuroadaptive responses can account for naturally occurring differences in drug addiction liability...
  11. pmc Electrode calibration with a microfluidic flow cell for fast-scan cyclic voltammetry
    Elly Sinkala
    Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Lab Chip 12:2403-8. 2012
    ..The μFC is able to easily and quickly calibrate FSCV electrode responses to chemical species for both in vitro and in vivo experiments...
  12. pmc Encoding of aversion by dopamine and the nucleus accumbens
    James E McCutcheon
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL, USA
    Front Neurosci 6:137. 2012
    ..Together with our data, the emerging literature suggests an important role for differential phasic dopamine signaling in aversion vs. reward...