Selected Publications:

Blednov YA, Da Costa AJ, Tarbox T, Ponomareva O,Messing RO, Harris RA. Apremilast alters behavioral responses to ethanol in mice: I. Reduced consumption and preference. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 42(5):926-938, 2018. PMCID: PMC5915912

Blednov YA, Da Costa AJ, Harris RA, Messing RO. Apremilast alters behavioral responses to ethanol in mice: II. Increased sedation, intoxication, and reduced acute functional tolerance. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 42(5):939-951, 2018. PMCID: PMC5916327.

Blasio A, Wang J, Wang D, Varodayan FP, Pomrenze MB, Miller J, Lee AM, McMahon T, Gyawali S, Wang HY, Roberto M, McHardy S, Pleiss MA, Messing RO. Novel small-molecule inhibitors of protein kinase C epsilon reduce ethanol consumption in mice. Biol Psychiatry. 84(3):193-201, 2018. PMCID: PMC5984071

Maiya R, McMahon T, Wang D, Kanter B, Gandhi D, Chapman HL, Miller J, Messing RO. Selective chemical genetic inhibition of protein kinase C epsilon reduces ethanol consumption in mice. Neuropharmacology. 107:40-8. 2016.  PMCID: PMC4912951.

Pomrenze MB, Millan EZ, Hopf FW, Keiflin R, Maiya R, Blasio A, Dadgar J, Kharazia V, De Guglielmo G, Crawford E, Janak PH, George O, Rice KC, Messing RO. A transgenic rat for investigating the anatomy and function of corticotrophin releasing factor circuits. Front Neurosci. 9:487, 2015. PMCID: PMC4689854.

Maiya R, Mangieri RA, Morrisett RA, Heberlein U, Messing RO. A selective role for Lmo4 in cue-reward learning.  J Neurosci. 35(26):9638-47, 2015.  PMCID: PMC4589569.

Trudell JR, Messing RO, Mayfield J, Harris RA. Alcohol dependence: molecular and behavioral evidence. Trends Pharmacol. Sci. 35(7):317-323, 2014. PMCID: PMC4089033.

Seif T, Chang SJ, Simms JA, Gibb SL, Dadgar J, Chen BT, Harvey BK, Ron D, Messing RO, Bonci A, Hopf FW. Cortical activation of accumbens hyperpolarization-active NMDARs mediates aversion-resistant alcohol intake. Nat Neurosci. 16(8):1094-1100, 2013. PMCID: PMC3939030.

Lee AM, Kanter BR, Wang D, Lim JP, Zou ME, Qiu C, McMahon T, Dadgar J, Fischbach-Weiss SC, Messing RO. Prkcz null mice show normal learning and memory. Nature. 493:416-419, 2013. PMCID: PMC3548047.

Lee AM and Messing RO. Protein kinase C epsilon modulates nicotine consumption and reward signals in the nucleus accumbens. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci USA. 108:16080-16085, 2011. PMCID: PMC3179040

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