Selected Publications

Lamoureux L, Beverley J, Steiner S, Marinelli M (2023) Methylphenidate with or without fluoxetine triggers reinstatement of cocaine seeking behavior in rats. Neuropsychopharmacology.

Pomrenze MB, Marinelli M (2021). Love it or leave it: differential modulation of incentive motivation by CRF neurons. Biological  Psychiatry. 

Gordon-Fennell AG, Gordon-Fennell L, Desaivre S and Marinelli M (2020). The Lateral Preoptic Area and Its Projection to the VTA Regulate VTA Activity and Drive Complex Reward Behaviors. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience

Gordon-Fennell AG, Will RG, Ramachandra V, Gordon-Fennell L, Dominguez JM, Zahm DS and Marinelli M (2020). The Lateral Preoptic Area: A Novel Regulator of Reward Seeking and Neuronal Activity in the Ventral Tegmental Area. Frontiers in Neuroscience.

Hankosky ER, Westbrook SR, Haake RM, Marinelli M, Gulley JM (2018). Reduced sensitivity to reinforcement in adolescent compared to adult Sprague-Dawley rats of both sexes. Psychopharmacology (Berl).

Wong WC, Marinelli M (2016). Adolescent-onset of cocaine use is associated with heightened stress-induced reinstatement of cocaine seeking. Addiction Biology.

Marinelli M, McCutcheon JE (2014). Heterogeneity of dopamine neuron activity across traits and states. Neuroscience.

Wang X, Cahill ME, Werner C, Christoffel D, Golden S, Xie Z, Loweth J, Marinelli M, Russo S, Penzes P, Wolf ME (2013). Kalirin-7 mediates cocaine-induced AMPA receptor and spine plasticity, enabling incentive sensitization. The Journal of Neuroscience.

Wong WC, Ford KA, Pagels NE, McCutcheon JE, Marinelli M (2013). Adolescents are more vulnerable to cocaine addiction: behavioral and electrophysiological evidence. The Journal of Neuroscience.

McCutcheon JE, Conrad KL, Carr SB, Ford KA, McGehee DS, Marinelli M (2012). Dopamine neurons in the ventral tegmental area fire faster in adolescent rats than in adults. Journal of Neurophysiology.

McCutcheon JE, Loweth JA, Ford KA, Marinelli M, Wolf ME, Tseng KY (2011). Group I mGluR activation reverses cocaine-induced accumulation of calcium-permeable AMPA receptors in nucleus accumbens synapses via a protein kinase C-dependent mechanism. The Journal of Neuroscience.

McCutcheon JE, Wang X, Tseng KY, Wolf ME, Marinelli M (2011). Calcium-permeable AMPA receptors are present in nucleus accumbens synapses after prolonged withdrawal from cocaine self-administration but not experimenter-administered cocaine. The Journal of Neuroscience.

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