Projects


  • Longitudinal characterization of cognitive changes in a transgenic rat model of Huntington’s disease.
  • Endocannabinoid modulation of goal-directed behavior.
  • Dynamic changes in the size of dopamine neurons following drugs of abuse (in collaboration with Eric Nestler).
  • Endocannabinoid signaling mechanisms in schizophrenia (in collaboration with Patricio O’Donnell).
  • Neural mechanisms of reward (in collaboration with Roy Wise).
  • Serotonin/dopamine interactions (in collaboration with Marisela Morales).
  • The role of cannabinoid receptor activation in reward prediction (in collaboration with Geoffrey Schoenbaum).
  • The neuroeconomic impact of CB1 receptor blockade (in collaboration with Peter Shizgal).
  • The role of subsecond dopamine release in observational learning (in collaboration with Matt Roesch).