Mark John Thomas

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Neuroplasticity in the mesolimbic dopamine system and cocaine addiction
    M J Thomas
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Br J Pharmacol 154:327-42. 2008
  2. pmc Synaptic plasticity in the mesolimbic dopamine system
    Mark J Thomas
    Departments of Neuroscience and Psychology, and Institute of Human Genetics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 358:815-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Morphine-induced c-fos mRNA expression in striatofugal circuits: modulation by dose, environmental context, and drug history
    Susan M Ferguson
    Neuroscience Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1109, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 29:1664-74. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Presynaptic contributions of chordin to hippocampal plasticity and spatial learning
    Mu Sun
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Neurosci 27:7740-50. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Cocaine experience controls bidirectional synaptic plasticity in the nucleus accumbens
    Said Kourrich
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Neurosci 27:7921-8. 2007
  6. doi request reprint D1 dopamine receptor activation of NFAT-mediated striatal gene expression
    Rachel D Groth
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, 6 145 Jackson Hall, 321 Church Street, S E, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 27:31-42. 2008
  7. pmc Functional disturbances in the striatum by region-specific ablation of NMDA receptors
    Nobuhisa Ohtsuka
    Center for Systems Neurobiology, Department of Pharmacology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:12961-6. 2008

Research Grants

Collaborators

  • Y Shaham
  • P W Kalivas
  • Terry Robinson
  • Robert Malenka
  • Said Kourrich
  • Nobuhisa Ohtsuka
  • Rachel D Groth
  • Jason R Klug
  • Mu Sun
  • Susan M Ferguson
  • Joe Z Tsien
  • Marc Ekker
  • Bharathi Aravamudan
  • Morris F Tansky
  • Katherine C Bradley
  • Susan E Leeman
  • Jessie I Luoma
  • Paul G Mermelstein
  • Hui Kuang
  • Jason P Weick
  • John L R Rubenstein
  • M Lisa Bofenkamp
  • Scott B Selleck
  • MICHAEL B O'CONNOR
  • Rachel Herder
  • Patrick E Rothwell

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Neuroplasticity in the mesolimbic dopamine system and cocaine addiction
    M J Thomas
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Br J Pharmacol 154:327-42. 2008
    ..Finally, we speculate on how these factors may interact to initiate and sustain cocaine psychomotor sensitization and cocaine seeking...
  2. pmc Synaptic plasticity in the mesolimbic dopamine system
    Mark J Thomas
    Departments of Neuroscience and Psychology, and Institute of Human Genetics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 358:815-9. 2003
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  3. ncbi request reprint Morphine-induced c-fos mRNA expression in striatofugal circuits: modulation by dose, environmental context, and drug history
    Susan M Ferguson
    Neuroscience Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1109, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 29:1664-74. 2004
    ..We suggest that alterations in c-fos expression patterns in striatofugal circuits following morphine administration may be involved in drug-experience-dependent plasticity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Presynaptic contributions of chordin to hippocampal plasticity and spatial learning
    Mu Sun
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Neurosci 27:7740-50. 2007
    ..These results demonstrate that the BMP signaling pathway contributes to synaptic plasticity and learning likely through a presynaptic mechanism...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cocaine experience controls bidirectional synaptic plasticity in the nucleus accumbens
    Said Kourrich
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Neurosci 27:7921-8. 2007
    ..These enduring modifications in AMPAR-mediated responses and plasticity may provide a neural substrate for disrupted processing of drug-related stimuli in drug-experienced individuals...
  6. doi request reprint D1 dopamine receptor activation of NFAT-mediated striatal gene expression
    Rachel D Groth
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, 6 145 Jackson Hall, 321 Church Street, S E, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 27:31-42. 2008
    ..Collectively, these findings reveal a novel molecular pathway that may contribute to the enduring modifications in striatal functioning that occur following the administration of drugs of abuse...
  7. pmc Functional disturbances in the striatum by region-specific ablation of NMDA receptors
    Nobuhisa Ohtsuka
    Center for Systems Neurobiology, Department of Pharmacology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:12961-6. 2008
    ..These results demonstrate that the NMDA receptor plays an essential role in the integration of dopamine signaling in the striatum and that is required in behavioral function...

Research Grants5

  1. Synaptic Plasticity in Animal Models of Addiction
    Mark Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..to drugs of abuse should provide crucial information necessary to make the link between drug-induced adaptations at the level of molecules and gene expression to those systems level adaptations that ultimately must underlie addiction ..
  2. Synaptic Plasticity in Animal Models of Addiction
    Mark John Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2010
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