Elizabeth Dawson

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and cognition - consideration of age of initiation, usage patterns and gender: a brief review
    Paige C Bartley
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 5:87-97. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Nicotine-alcohol interactions and cognitive function in rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 72:865-72. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Effects of chronic sazetidine-A, a selective α4β2 neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors desensitizing agent on pharmacologically-induced impaired attention in rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Box 104790, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 226:35-43. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Effects of AZD3480, a neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist, and donepezil on dizocilpine-induced attentional impairment in rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 104790, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 223:251-8. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Novel medication targets for the treatment of alcoholism: preclinical studies
    Amir H Rezvani
    Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Recent Pat CNS Drug Discov 7:151-62. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Effects of sazetidine-A, a selective α4β2* nicotinic receptor desensitizing agent, on body temperature regulation in mice and rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Eur J Pharmacol 682:110-7. 2012
  7. pmc Neonatal 6-hydroxydopamine lesions of the frontal cortex in rats: persisting effects on locomotor activity, learning and nicotine self-administration
    A H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 3412, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Neuroscience 154:885-97. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Attenuation of pharmacologically-induced attentional impairment by methylphenidate in rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 92:141-6. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Effect of R3487/MEM3454, a novel nicotinic alpha7 receptor partial agonist and 5-HT3 antagonist on sustained attention in rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:269-75. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Carisbamate, a novel antiepileptic candidate compound, attenuates alcohol intake in alcohol-preferring rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:1366-73. 2009

Collaborators

  • Edward Levin
  • Sheketha R Hauser
  • P J Bushnell
  • Maurizio Massi
  • Marina Perfumi
  • J M Burkholder
  • Abbas Parsian
  • Jo Nanson
  • Y Tizabi
  • G Koren
  • Margaret Johnson
  • D H Overstreet
  • Nancy L Saccone
  • Amir H Rezvani
  • Yingxian Xiao
  • Kenneth J Kellar
  • A H Rezvani
  • Ehsan Kholdebarin
  • D Patrick Caldwell
  • Paige C Bartley
  • Marty Cauley
  • Hannah Sexton
  • Mikell A Paige
  • Marty C Cauley
  • Milton L Brown
  • Brian E McDowell
  • Y Ingrid Goh
  • Linda H Distlehorst
  • Christopher J Gordon
  • Hannah G Sexton
  • Edwin C Johnson
  • Gregory J Gatto
  • Andrew J Lawrence
  • Maria P Arolfo
  • Olga Timofeeva
  • Damien Decuir
  • Lawrence Lumeng
  • Ann Petro
  • Ting Kai Li
  • Cori Wells
  • Susan Slade
  • Jed E Rose
  • Frederic H Brucato
  • Boyu Zhao
  • David A Lowe
  • Patrick M Callahan
  • Anil H Vaidya
  • Susan Astley
  • Mary Hutchings
  • Gail Andrew
  • Jocelynn L Cook
  • Ashley Chafe
  • Patricia MacPherson
  • Su Ping Walther
  • Michael Kramer
  • Marilyn Gosselin
  • Geri Bailey
  • Claudette Landry
  • Eva Szczerba
  • David Martin
  • Kwadwo Ohene Asante
  • Hazel Russell
  • Lois Roberts
  • Dave Saint Amour
  • Debra Schleyer
  • Charlotte Rosenbaum
  • Ray Hartley
  • Ted Rosales
  • Doug Maynard
  • Wayne Podmoroff
  • Irena Nulman
  • Renata Sharkey
  • James F Brien
  • Elena Labranche
  • Bessie Hagen
  • Phat Ha
  • Laura Elliott
  • Stuart MacLeod
  • Diane Boswall
  • Sarah Carriere
  • Holly MacKay
  • Wayne Prediger
  • Teresa Brown
  • Michelle Keightley
  • Ellen Fantus
  • Bev Wahl
  • Winnie Banfield
  • Peter Rosenbaum
  • Dorothy Schwab
  • D S Hampton

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and cognition - consideration of age of initiation, usage patterns and gender: a brief review
    Paige C Bartley
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 5:87-97. 2012
    ..The objective of this brief review is to examine the role of these factors on the effect of alcohol on cognition...
  2. ncbi request reprint Nicotine-alcohol interactions and cognitive function in rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 72:865-72. 2002
    ..This interaction may be an important consideration for nicotine and ethanol coabuse and the possible therapeutic use of nicotinic drugs for memory dysfunction...
  3. doi request reprint Effects of chronic sazetidine-A, a selective α4β2 neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors desensitizing agent on pharmacologically-induced impaired attention in rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Box 104790, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 226:35-43. 2013
    ..Acute administration of sazetidine-A has been shown to significantly improve attention by reversing impairments caused by the muscarinic cholinergic antagonist scopolamine and the NMDA glutamate antagonist dizocilpine...
  4. doi request reprint Effects of AZD3480, a neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist, and donepezil on dizocilpine-induced attentional impairment in rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 104790, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 223:251-8. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Novel medication targets for the treatment of alcoholism: preclinical studies
    Amir H Rezvani
    Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Recent Pat CNS Drug Discov 7:151-62. 2012
    ..The article presents some promising patents on novel medication targets for the treatment of alcoholism...
  6. doi request reprint Effects of sazetidine-A, a selective α4β2* nicotinic receptor desensitizing agent, on body temperature regulation in mice and rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Eur J Pharmacol 682:110-7. 2012
    ..Overall, our results show that pharmacological modulation of α4β2* nicotinic receptors elicits changes in body temperature that may involve desensitization of these receptors...
  7. pmc Neonatal 6-hydroxydopamine lesions of the frontal cortex in rats: persisting effects on locomotor activity, learning and nicotine self-administration
    A H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 3412, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Neuroscience 154:885-97. 2008
    ..These results show that interfering with normal dopamine innervation of the frontal cortex during early postnatal development has persisting behavioral effects, which are sex-specific...
  8. doi request reprint Attenuation of pharmacologically-induced attentional impairment by methylphenidate in rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 92:141-6. 2009
    ..These findings further validate the operant visual signal detection task for assessing attentional impairments and their reversal...
  9. doi request reprint Effect of R3487/MEM3454, a novel nicotinic alpha7 receptor partial agonist and 5-HT3 antagonist on sustained attention in rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:269-75. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Carisbamate, a novel antiepileptic candidate compound, attenuates alcohol intake in alcohol-preferring rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:1366-73. 2009
    ..The purpose of this project was to study the effect of the novel neuromodulator carisbamate, which is in development for epilepsy treatment, on alcohol intake in selectively bred alcohol-preferring rats...
  11. pmc Persistent high alcohol consumption in alcohol-preferring (P) rats results from a lack of normal aversion to alcohol
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3412, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 45:219-22. 2010
    ..In this study, we tested the impact of pretreatment with alcohol on subsequent alcohol drinking in outbred Sprague-Dawley and selectively bred alcohol-preferring (P) rats...
  12. pmc Effects of sazetidine-A, a selective alpha4beta2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor desensitizing agent on alcohol and nicotine self-administration in selectively bred alcohol-preferring (P) rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 104790, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 211:161-74. 2010
    ..Sazetidine-A [6-(5(((S)-azetidine-2-yl)methoxy)pyridine-3-yl)hex-5-yn-1-ol] is a novel compound that potently and selectively desensitizes alpha4beta2 nicotinic receptors with only modest receptor activation...
  13. doi request reprint Sazetidine-A, a selective α4β2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor ligand: effects on dizocilpine and scopolamine-induced attentional impairments in female Sprague-Dawley rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 104790, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 215:621-30. 2011
    ..This study was conducted to investigate the role of α4β2 nicotinic receptors in sustained attention using a novel selective α4β2 nicotinic receptor ligand, sazetidine-A...
  14. doi request reprint Chronic nicotine and dizocilpine effects on nicotinic and NMDA glutamatergic receptor regulation: interactions with clozapine actions and attentional performance in rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:1030-40. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the data suggest attentional impairments with clozapine alone and no modification of this effect with nicotine or dizocilpine. Moreover, cortical low affinity nicotinic receptors may have a role in attentional functions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Further genetic characterization of the fawn-hooded (FH/Wjd) rat, an animal model of comorbid depression and alcoholism
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychiatr Genet 17:77-83. 2007
    ..Recent comparisons of the parental strains with F1 and F2 intercrosses revealed that the alcohol and saccharin intakes were positively correlated with each other but not with immobility...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of nicotine and mecamylamine on choice accuracy in an operant visual signal detection task in female rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 164:369-75. 2002
    ..In the current study, we explored the effects of nicotine and mecamylamine using an operant visual signal detection task designed to model sustained attention processes common to rats and humans...
  17. ncbi request reprint Nicotinic-glutamatergic interactions and attentional performance on an operant visual signal detection task in female rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, 341 Bell Building, Box 3412, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Eur J Pharmacol 465:83-90. 2003
    ..This study shows that dizocilpine reduces signal detection accuracy in a dose-dependent fashion. Nicotine can partially counteract an aspect of this reduction by reversing the dizocilpine-induced reduction of correct rejection...
  18. ncbi request reprint Plant derivatives in the treatment of alcohol dependency
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3412, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 75:593-606. 2003
    ..However, their role in the future of pharmacotherapy for alcoholism will depend upon the outcome of carefully conducted clinical trials...
  19. ncbi request reprint Nicotine-alcohol interactions and attentional performance on an operant visual signal detection task in female rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3412, 341 Bell Building, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 76:75-83. 2003
    ..These results suggest that alcohol, when given alone, impairs sustained attention and blocks nicotine-induced attentional improvements even when it does not cause impairments on its own...
  20. ncbi request reprint Nicotine-antipsychotic drug interactions and attentional performance in female rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 3412, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Eur J Pharmacol 486:175-82. 2004
    ..Chronic nicotine diminished the adverse effects of haloperidol on performance. This study establishes a paradigm to reliably determine the attentional impairment caused by antipsychotic drugs...
  21. ncbi request reprint Adolescent and adult rats respond differently to nicotine and alcohol: motor activity and body temperature
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, 341 Bell Building, Box 3412, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Dev Neurosci 22:349-54. 2004
    ..These preliminary results suggest that adolescent rats may have an increased sensitivity to nicotine and alcohol, which may consequently impact their initial addiction to these two drugs...
  22. ncbi request reprint Nicotinic-serotonergic drug interactions and attentional performance in rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 179:521-8. 2005
    ..The current study served to determine the impact of a relatively selective 5-HT2A receptor antagonist, ketanserin, on attentional function in rats and the interactions of ketanserin with nicotine administration...
  23. ncbi request reprint Chronic nicotine interactions with clozapine and risperidone and attentional function in rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 341 Bell Building, Box 3412 Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:190-7. 2006
    ..Clozapine was more detrimental than risperidone but the adverse effects of both clozapine and risperidone on attentional performance were masked in rats chronically treated with nicotine...
  24. ncbi request reprint Nicotine and clozapine effects on attentional performance impaired by the NMDA antagonist dizocilpine in female rats
    Amir H Rezvani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 3412, USA
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 11:63-70. 2008
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Specificity of cognitive impairment from Pfiesteria piscicida exposure in rats: attention and visual function versus behavioral plasticity
    A H Rezvani
    Neurobehavioral Research Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, 341 Bell Building, Box 3412 Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 23:609-16. 2001
    ..These findings suggest that Pfiesteria-induced deficits emerge during periods of behavioral transition and not during performance of previously learned tasks...
  26. ncbi request reprint Problem-based learning outcomes: the glass half-full
    Linda H Distlehorst
    Department of Medical Education, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, PO Box 19681, Springfield, IL 62794 9681, USA
    Acad Med 80:294-9. 2005
    ..To compare the characteristics and outcome data of students from a single institution with a two-track, problem based learning (PBL) and standard (STND) curriculum...
  27. ncbi request reprint Development of Canadian screening tools for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
    Y Ingrid Goh
    The Motherisk Program, Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 15:e344-66. 2008
    ..Screening for FASD may facilitate diagnosis and hence management of these children. We present a variety of screening tools for the identification of children at risk for FASD...