Alexander K Converse

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prenatal stress induces increased striatal dopamine transporter binding in adult nonhuman primates
    Alexander K Converse
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin Electronic address
    Biol Psychiatry 74:502-10. 2013
  2. pmc Positron emission tomography assessment of 8-OH-DPAT-mediated changes in an index of cerebral glucose metabolism in female marmosets
    Alexander K Converse
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Neuroimage 60:447-55. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint PET Measurement of rCBF in the presence of a neurochemical tracer
    Alexander K Converse
    Keck Laboratory for Functional Brain Imaging, University of Wisconsin, T 121 Waisman Center, 1500 N Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 132:199-208. 2004
  4. pmc 11C-(R)-PK11195 PET imaging of microglial activation and response to minocycline in zymosan-treated rats
    Alexander K Converse
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    J Nucl Med 52:257-62. 2011
  5. pmc Sensory processing disorder in a primate model: evidence from a longitudinal study of prenatal alcohol and prenatal stress effects
    Mary L Schneider
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Kinesiology, 2175 Medical Sciences Center, 1300 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706 1532, USA
    Child Dev 79:100-13. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Moderate-level prenatal alcohol exposure alters striatal dopamine system function in rhesus monkeys
    Mary L Schneider
    Department of Kinesiology, The Harlow Center for Biological Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1685-97. 2005
  7. pmc High-affinity dopamine D2/D3 PET radioligands 18F-fallypride and 11C-FLB457: a comparison of kinetics in extrastriatal regions using a multiple-injection protocol
    Nicholas T Vandehey
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 30:994-1007. 2010
  8. pmc The effects of chronic alcohol self-administration on serotonin-1A receptor binding in nonhuman primates
    Ansel T Hillmer
    Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, United States Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 144:119-26. 2014
  9. pmc Moderate-level prenatal alcohol exposure induces sex differences in dopamine d1 receptor binding in adult rhesus monkeys
    Alexander K Converse
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 38:2934-43. 2014
  10. pmc Changes in the α4β2* nicotinic acetylcholine system during chronic controlled alcohol exposure in nonhuman primates
    Ansel T Hillmer
    Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1500 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, United States Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1111 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 138:216-9. 2014

Research Grants

  1. Simultaneous PET imaging of rCBF and dopamine release
    ALEXANDER CONVERSE; Fiscal Year: 2006

Collaborators

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Publications19

  1. pmc Prenatal stress induces increased striatal dopamine transporter binding in adult nonhuman primates
    Alexander K Converse
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin Electronic address
    Biol Psychiatry 74:502-10. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Positron emission tomography assessment of 8-OH-DPAT-mediated changes in an index of cerebral glucose metabolism in female marmosets
    Alexander K Converse
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Neuroimage 60:447-55. 2012
    ..Voxelwise mapping shows that 8-OH-DPAT reduces this index of glucose metabolism in medial occipital cortex, consistent with alterations in female sexual behavior...
  3. ncbi request reprint PET Measurement of rCBF in the presence of a neurochemical tracer
    Alexander K Converse
    Keck Laboratory for Functional Brain Imaging, University of Wisconsin, T 121 Waisman Center, 1500 N Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 132:199-208. 2004
    ..Comparing consecutive 6 min scans, reproducibility of relative rCBF and striatal [18F]fallypride concentration were 9 and 8%, respectively...
  4. pmc 11C-(R)-PK11195 PET imaging of microglial activation and response to minocycline in zymosan-treated rats
    Alexander K Converse
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    J Nucl Med 52:257-62. 2011
    ..A reproducible focal white matter lesion was used to reliably compare treatment conditions...
  5. pmc Sensory processing disorder in a primate model: evidence from a longitudinal study of prenatal alcohol and prenatal stress effects
    Mary L Schneider
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Kinesiology, 2175 Medical Sciences Center, 1300 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706 1532, USA
    Child Dev 79:100-13. 2008
    ..Moreover, prenatal stress significantly increased overall withdrawal responses to repetitive tactile stimulation compared to no prenatal stress...
  6. ncbi request reprint Moderate-level prenatal alcohol exposure alters striatal dopamine system function in rhesus monkeys
    Mary L Schneider
    Department of Kinesiology, The Harlow Center for Biological Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1685-97. 2005
    ..In this study, we manipulated the timing of moderate-level alcohol exposure and compared the risk of adverse effects on striatal dopamine (DA) system function in rhesus monkeys...
  7. pmc High-affinity dopamine D2/D3 PET radioligands 18F-fallypride and 11C-FLB457: a comparison of kinetics in extrastriatal regions using a multiple-injection protocol
    Nicholas T Vandehey
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 30:994-1007. 2010
    ..In the presence of specific D(2)/D(3) binding in the cerebellum, reference region analysis methods will give a greater bias in BP(ND) with (11)C-FLB457 than with (18)F-fallypride...
  8. pmc The effects of chronic alcohol self-administration on serotonin-1A receptor binding in nonhuman primates
    Ansel T Hillmer
    Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, United States Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 144:119-26. 2014
    ..Subjects were first imaged alcohol-naïve and again during chronic ethanol self-administration to quantify changes in 5-HT1A receptor binding...
  9. pmc Moderate-level prenatal alcohol exposure induces sex differences in dopamine d1 receptor binding in adult rhesus monkeys
    Alexander K Converse
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 38:2934-43. 2014
    ..Little is known, however, about the effects of prenatal alcohol and/or stress exposure on the D1 R. We expected that prenatal insults would lead to alterations in D1 R binding in prefrontal cortex (PFC) and striatum in adulthood...
  10. pmc Changes in the α4β2* nicotinic acetylcholine system during chronic controlled alcohol exposure in nonhuman primates
    Ansel T Hillmer
    Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1500 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, United States Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1111 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 138:216-9. 2014
    ..The present work used PET imaging to assay α4β2* nAChR binding levels of eight rhesus monkeys before and during controlled chronic ethanol intake...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sensory processing disorders in a nonhuman primate model: evidence for occupational therapy practice
    Mary L Schneider
    Department of Kinesiology, Occupational Therapy Program, University of Wisconsin Madison, 2175 Medical Sciences Center, 1300 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706 1532, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 61:247-53. 2007
    ..Aversive responsiveness was associated with up-regulated striatal dopamine receptor binding measured with positron emission tomography...
  12. pmc Serotonin transporter genotype affects serotonin 5-HT1A binding in primates
    Bradley T Christian
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    J Neurosci 33:2512-6. 2013
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  13. pmc Orbitofrontal cortex lesions alter anxiety-related activity in the primate bed nucleus of stria terminalis
    Andrew S Fox
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53719, USA
    J Neurosci 30:7023-7. 2010
    ..Thus it appears that an important function of the OFC in response to threat is to modulate the BNST, which may more directly influence the expression of BI...
  14. ncbi request reprint Positron-emitting resin microspheres as surrogates of 90Y SIR-Spheres: a radiolabeling and stability study
    Miguel A Avila-Rodriguez
    Department of Medical Physics, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Nucl Med Biol 34:585-90. 2007
    ..However, only resins labeled with (86)Y and (89)Zr proved to have the in vivo stability required for clinical applications...
  15. pmc Intergenerational neural mediators of early-life anxious temperament
    Andrew S Fox
    HealthEmotions Research Institute, Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53719 Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705 Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53719
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 112:9118-22. 2015
    ..Importantly, although brain volume is highly heritable early in life, it is brain metabolism-not brain structure-that is the critical intermediary between genetics and the childhood risk to develop stress-related psychopathology. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive mapping of regional response to segmental allergen challenge using magnetic resonance imaging and [F-18]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography
    James H Holmes
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 83792, USA
    Magn Reson Med 53:1243-50. 2005
    ..This method demonstrates that fusion of functional and anatomic PET and MRI image data may be useful to elucidate the functional correlates of inflammatory processes in the lungs...
  17. pmc Calling for help is independently modulated by brain systems underlying goal-directed behavior and threat perception
    Andrew S Fox
    Waisman Laboratory for Functional Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:4176-9. 2005
    ..These findings in monkeys are relevant to humans and provide a conceptual neural framework to understand individual differences in how primates behave when in need of social support...
  18. pmc Dopamine transporter gene susceptibility to methylation is associated with impulsivity in nonhuman primates
    Abigail Z Rajala
    Neuroscience Training Program, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
    J Neurophysiol 112:2138-46. 2014
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Research Grants1

  1. Simultaneous PET imaging of rCBF and dopamine release
    ALEXANDER CONVERSE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....