Sevil Yasar

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Diuretic use is associated with better learning and memory in older adults in the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory Study
    Sevil Yasar
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 8:188-95. 2012
  2. pmc Evaluation of the effect of systolic blood pressure and pulse pressure on cognitive function: the Women's Health and Aging Study II
    Sevil Yasar
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e27976. 2011
  3. pmc Novel use of a lipid-lowering fibrate medication to prevent nicotine reward and relapse: preclinical findings
    Leigh V Panlilio
    Intramural Research Program, Preclinical Pharmacology Section, Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 37:1838-47. 2012
  4. pmc Anandamide-induced behavioral disruption through a vanilloid-dependent mechanism in rats
    Leigh V Panlilio
    Preclinical Pharmacology Section, Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, NIDA, NIH, DHHS, 05A711, 251 Bayview Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 203:529-38. 2009
  5. pmc The endogenous cannabinoid 2-arachidonoylglycerol is intravenously self-administered by squirrel monkeys
    Zuzana Justinova
    Preclinical Pharmacology Section, Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Neurosci 31:7043-8. 2011
  6. pmc Blockade of THC-seeking behavior and relapse in monkeys by the cannabinoid CB(1)-receptor antagonist rimonabant
    Zuzana Justinova
    Preclinical Pharmacology Section, Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch, Department of Health and Human Services, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:2870-7. 2008
  7. pmc Blockade of nicotine reward and reinstatement by activation of alpha-type peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors
    Paola Mascia
    Preclinical Pharmacology Section, Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch, Medications Discovery Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 69:633-41. 2011
  8. pmc Modification of pharmacokinetic and abuse-related effects of cocaine by human-derived cocaine hydrolase in monkeys
    Charles W Schindler
    Preclinical Pharmacology Section, Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch, DHHS NIH NIDA Intramural Research Program, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Addict Biol 18:30-9. 2013
  9. pmc Automatic recording of mediating behavior in delayed matching- and nonmatching-to-position procedures in rats
    Leigh V Panlilio
    Preclinical Pharmacology Section, Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 251 Bayview Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 214:495-504. 2011
  10. pmc Combined effects of THC and caffeine on working memory in rats
    Leigh V Panlilio
    Preclinical Pharmacology Section, Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Br J Pharmacol 165:2529-38. 2012

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Publications13

  1. pmc Diuretic use is associated with better learning and memory in older adults in the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory Study
    Sevil Yasar
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 8:188-95. 2012
    ..To investigate the association between diuretics, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE-I), angiotensin II receptor blockers (AT2RB), and cognitive function...
  2. pmc Evaluation of the effect of systolic blood pressure and pulse pressure on cognitive function: the Women's Health and Aging Study II
    Sevil Yasar
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e27976. 2011
    ..There is mixed evidence regarding the effects of late life elevated SBP or PP on cognitive function, and limited information on the role of female gender...
  3. pmc Novel use of a lipid-lowering fibrate medication to prevent nicotine reward and relapse: preclinical findings
    Leigh V Panlilio
    Intramural Research Program, Preclinical Pharmacology Section, Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 37:1838-47. 2012
    ..The fact that fibrates are already approved for human use could expedite clinical trials and subsequent implementation of fibrates as a treatment for tobacco dependence, especially in smokers with abnormal lipid profiles...
  4. pmc Anandamide-induced behavioral disruption through a vanilloid-dependent mechanism in rats
    Leigh V Panlilio
    Preclinical Pharmacology Section, Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, NIDA, NIH, DHHS, 05A711, 251 Bayview Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 203:529-38. 2009
    ..In the five-choice serial reaction-time task, exogenous cannabinoids have been found to alter attention, but endocannabinoids such as anandamide have not been studied...
  5. pmc The endogenous cannabinoid 2-arachidonoylglycerol is intravenously self-administered by squirrel monkeys
    Zuzana Justinova
    Preclinical Pharmacology Section, Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Neurosci 31:7043-8. 2011
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  6. pmc Blockade of THC-seeking behavior and relapse in monkeys by the cannabinoid CB(1)-receptor antagonist rimonabant
    Zuzana Justinova
    Preclinical Pharmacology Section, Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch, Department of Health and Human Services, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:2870-7. 2008
    ..Thus, rimonabant and related medications might be effective as treatments for cannabinoid dependence...
  7. pmc Blockade of nicotine reward and reinstatement by activation of alpha-type peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors
    Paola Mascia
    Preclinical Pharmacology Section, Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch, Medications Discovery Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 69:633-41. 2011
    ..Here, we evaluated whether directly acting PPAR-α agonists can modulate reward-related effects of nicotine...
  8. pmc Modification of pharmacokinetic and abuse-related effects of cocaine by human-derived cocaine hydrolase in monkeys
    Charles W Schindler
    Preclinical Pharmacology Section, Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch, DHHS NIH NIDA Intramural Research Program, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Addict Biol 18:30-9. 2013
    ..The ability of Albu-CocH to attenuate the abuse-related effects of cocaine in squirrel monkeys indicates that further investigation of BChE mutants as potential treatment for cocaine abuse and toxicity is warranted...
  9. pmc Automatic recording of mediating behavior in delayed matching- and nonmatching-to-position procedures in rats
    Leigh V Panlilio
    Preclinical Pharmacology Section, Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 251 Bayview Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 214:495-504. 2011
    ..The ubiquitous nature of mediating behavior suggests it might be analogous to rehearsal, an important component of learning and memory in humans...
  10. pmc Combined effects of THC and caffeine on working memory in rats
    Leigh V Panlilio
    Preclinical Pharmacology Section, Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Br J Pharmacol 165:2529-38. 2012
    ..Here, we evaluate the effects of these drugs using a rodent model of working memory...
  11. pmc Fatty acid amide hydrolase inhibition heightens anandamide signaling without producing reinforcing effects in primates
    Zuzana Justinova
    Preclinical Pharmacology Section, Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 64:930-7. 2008
    ..To address this question, we assessed the effects of URB597, a selective anandamide deactivation inhibitor, as a reinforcer of drug-seeking and drug-taking behavior in squirrel monkeys...
  12. pmc Effects of endocannabinoid system modulation on cognitive and emotional behavior
    Claudio Zanettini
    Department of Health and Human Services, Preclinical Pharmacology Section, Behavioral Neurosciences Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health Baltimore, MD, USA
    Front Behav Neurosci 5:57. 2011
    ..Recent findings are reviewed that raise the possibility that endocannabinoid signaling may change the impact of environmental influences on emotional and cognitive behavior rather than selectively affecting any specific behavior...
  13. pmc Fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH) inhibition enhances memory acquisition through activation of PPAR-alpha nuclear receptors
    Carmen Mazzola
    Preclinical Pharmacology Section, Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, NIDA, NIH, DHHS, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Learn Mem 16:332-7. 2009
    ..These findings demonstrate novel mechanisms for memory enhancement by activation of PPAR-alpha, either directly by administering a PPAR-alpha agonist or indirectly by administering a FAAH inhibitor...