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. doi request reprint 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. 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Research Grants

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

Detail Information

Publications15

  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. doi request reprint 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. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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
    ....
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...

Research Grants1

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