ELLA NIKULINA

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Intermittent social defeat stress enhances mesocorticolimbic ΔFosB/BDNF co-expression and persistently activates corticotegmental neurons: implication for vulnerability to psychostimulants
    E M Nikulina
    Department of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Neuroscience 212:38-48. 2012
  2. pmc Long-lasting alteration in mesocorticolimbic structures after repeated social defeat stress in rats: time course of mu-opioid receptor mRNA and FosB/DeltaFosB immunoreactivity
    Ella M Nikulina
    Department of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Arizona, College of Medicine Phoenix, 425 N Fifth Street, ABC 1, Phoenix, AZ 85004 2157, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 27:2272-84. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Brief social defeat stress: long lasting effects on cocaine taking during a binge and zif268 mRNA expression in the amygdala and prefrontal cortex
    Herbert E Covington
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 30:310-21. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of neuronal fos protein after cold water drowning and controlled rewarming
    Davida A Robinson
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 198:404-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Aggression and defeat: persistent effects on cocaine self-administration and gene expression in peptidergic and aminergic mesocorticolimbic circuits
    Klaus A Miczek
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Bacon Hall, 530 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 27:787-802. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Prolonged effects of repeated social defeat stress on mRNA expression and function of mu-opioid receptors in the ventral tegmental area of rats
    Ella M Nikulina
    Department of Psychiatry, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 30:1096-103. 2005

Research Grants

Collaborators

  • KLAUS MICZEK
  • Herbert E Covington
  • Ronald P Hammer
  • Davida A Robinson
  • Justin Goodhue
  • Takefumi Kikusui
  • Kenneth G Warner
  • Raeeda M Gheewala
  • Patrick K H O'Brien
  • Douglas D Payne

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc Intermittent social defeat stress enhances mesocorticolimbic ΔFosB/BDNF co-expression and persistently activates corticotegmental neurons: implication for vulnerability to psychostimulants
    E M Nikulina
    Department of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Neuroscience 212:38-48. 2012
    ..Increased ΔFosB/BDNF co-expression and persistent functional activation of corticolimbic neurons after stress may contribute to mechanisms underlying cross-sensitization to psychostimulants...
  2. pmc Long-lasting alteration in mesocorticolimbic structures after repeated social defeat stress in rats: time course of mu-opioid receptor mRNA and FosB/DeltaFosB immunoreactivity
    Ella M Nikulina
    Department of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Arizona, College of Medicine Phoenix, 425 N Fifth Street, ABC 1, Phoenix, AZ 85004 2157, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 27:2272-84. 2008
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  3. ncbi request reprint Brief social defeat stress: long lasting effects on cocaine taking during a binge and zif268 mRNA expression in the amygdala and prefrontal cortex
    Herbert E Covington
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 30:310-21. 2005
    ..Divergent changes in zif268 within the amygdala and cortex 2 months after social defeat stress indicate the vulnerability of distinct cellular populations in networks that modulate the behavioral actions of psychomotor stimulants...
  4. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of neuronal fos protein after cold water drowning and controlled rewarming
    Davida A Robinson
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 198:404-9. 2004
    ..Measurement of Fos, the protein product of the immediate-early gene c-fos, is a marker of cerebral injury...
  5. ncbi request reprint Aggression and defeat: persistent effects on cocaine self-administration and gene expression in peptidergic and aminergic mesocorticolimbic circuits
    Klaus A Miczek
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Bacon Hall, 530 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 27:787-802. 2004
    ..Social stress alters the feedback from prefrontal cortex and thereby may contribute to the dysregulation of dopaminergic activity that is necessary for cocaine self-administration...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prolonged effects of repeated social defeat stress on mRNA expression and function of mu-opioid receptors in the ventral tegmental area of rats
    Ella M Nikulina
    Department of Psychiatry, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 30:1096-103. 2005
    ..This locomotor effect is probably the consequence of enhanced disinhibition of mesolimbic dopamine neurons...

Research Grants6

  1. Social stress and psychostimulant cross-sensitization
    Ella M Nikulina; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Recognition of such a specific mechanisms will provide insight into neuroadaptive events following social defeat stress, and will also aid in identifying new pharmacotherapeutic targets for treating addiction. ..
  2. Mechanisms of social stress-induced drug sensitization
    ELLA NIKULINA; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..e., sensitization). The anticipated results will elucidate a potential mechanism of cross-sensitization following repeated social defeat stress, which is implicated in the development of enhanced vulnerability to drugs of abuse. ..
  3. Social stress and psychostimulant cross-sensitization
    ELLA NIKULINA; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Recognition of such a specific mechanisms will provide insight into neuroadaptive events following social defeat stress, and will also aid in identifying new pharmacotherapeutic targets for treating addiction. ..