Ma Reina Improgo

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Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor-mediated mechanisms in lung cancer
    Ma Reina Improgo
    Brudnick Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 303 Belmont St, Worcester, MA 01604, USA
    Biochem Pharmacol 82:1015-21. 2011
  2. pmc Nicotine-mediated activation of dopaminergic neurons in distinct regions of the ventral tegmental area
    Rubing Zhao-Shea
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 36:1021-32. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor-mediated mechanisms in lung cancer
    Ma Reina Improgo
    Brudnick Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 303 Belmont St, Worcester, MA 01604, USA
    Biochem Pharmacol 82:1015-21. 2011
    ..Several nAChR antagonists have been shown to inhibit lung cancer growth, suggesting that nAChRs may serve as valuable targets for biomarker-guided lung cancer interventions...
  2. pmc Nicotine-mediated activation of dopaminergic neurons in distinct regions of the ventral tegmental area
    Rubing Zhao-Shea
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 36:1021-32. 2011
    ..Thus, nicotine selectively activates DAergic neurons within the pVTA through α4α6(*) nAChRs. These receptors represent novel targets for smoking-cessation therapies...