SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (REFEREED JOURNALS)
Sun X, Zhao Y, Wolf ME (2005) Dopamine receptor stimulation modulates AMPA receptor synaptic insertion in prefrontal cortex neurons. J Neurosci 25, 7342-7351.
Boudreau AC, Wolf ME (2005) Behavioral sensitization to cocaine is associated with increased AMPA receptor surface expression in the nucleus accumbens. J Neurosci 25, 9144-9151.
Gao C, Sun X, Wolf ME (2006) Activation of D1 dopamine receptors increases surface expression of AMPA receptors and facilitates their synaptic incorporation in cultured hippocampal neurons. J Neurochem 98, 1664-1677.
Boudreau AC, Reimers JM, Milovanovic M, Wolf ME (2007) Cell surface AMPA receptors in the rat nucleus accumbens increase during cocaine withdrawal but internalize upon cocaine challenge in association with altered activation of mitogen-activated protein kinases. J Neurosci 27, 10621-10635.
Gao C, Wolf ME (2007) Dopamine alters AMPA receptor synaptic expression and subunit composition in dopamine neurons of the ventral tegmental area cultured with prefrontal cortex neurons. J Neurosci 27, 14725-14285.
Sun X, Milovanovic M, Zhao Y, Wolf ME (2008) Acute and chronic dopamine receptor stimulation modulates AMPA receptor trafficking in nucleus accumbens neurons co-cultured with prefrontal cortex neurons. J Neurosci 28, 4216-4230.
Conrad KL, Tseng KY, Uejima JL, Reimers JM, Heng LJ, Shaham Y, Marinelli M, Wolf ME (2008) Formation of accumbens GluR2-lacking AMPA receptors mediates incubation of cocaine craving. Nature 454, 118-121.
Gao C, Wolf ME (2008) Dopamine receptors regulate NMDA receptor surface expression in prefrontal cortex neurons. J Neurochem 106, 2489-2501.
Nelson CL, Milovanovic M, Wetter JB, Ford KA, Wolf ME (2009) Behavioral sensitization to amphetamine is not accompanied by changes in glutamate receptor surface expression in the rat nucleus accumbens. J Neurochem, 109, 35-51.
Boudreau AC, Ferrario CR, Glucksman M, Wolf ME (2009) Signaling pathway adaptations and novel protein kinase A substrates related to behavioral sensitization to cocaine. J Neurochem 110, 363-377.
Sun X, Wolf ME (2009) Nucleus accumbens neurons exhibit synaptic scaling that is occluded by repeated dopamine pre-exposure. Eur J Neurosci 30, 539-550.
Ferrario CR, Li X, Wang X, Reimers JM, Uejima JL, Wolf ME (2010a) The role of glutamate receptor redistribution in locomotor sensitization to cocaine. Neuropsychopharmacology 35, 818-833.
Conrad KL, Ford KA, Marinelli M, Wolf ME (2010) Dopamine receptor expression and distribution dynamically change in the nucleus accumbens after withdrawal from cocaine self-administration. Neuroscience 169, 182-194.
Reimers JM, Milovanovic M, Wolf ME (2011) Quantitative analysis of AMPA receptor subunit composition in addiction-related brain regions. Brain Res, Epub Oct 11, 2010.
Ferrario CR, Loweth JA, Milovanovic M, Wang X, Wolf ME (2011a) Distribution of AMPA receptor subunits and TARPs in synaptic and extrasynaptic membranes of the adult rat nucleus accumbens. Neurosci Lett, in press.
Ferrario CR, Loweth JA, Milovanovic M, Ford KA, Galiñanes GL, Heng L-J, Tseng KY, Wolf ME (2011b) Alterations in AMPA receptor subunits and TARPs in the rat nucleus accumbens related to the formation of CA2+-permeable AMPA receptors during the incubation of cocaine craving. Neuropharmacology, in revision.
SELECTED RECENT REVIEW ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS
Wolf ME, Ferrario CR (2010) AMPA receptor plasticity in the nucleus accumens after repeated exposure to cocaine. Neurosci & Biobehav Rev 35, 185-211.
Wolf ME (2010a) The Bermuda Triangle of cocaine-induced neuroadaptations. Trends Neurosci 33, 391-398.
Wolf ME (2010b) Regulation of AMPA receptor trafficking in the nucleus accumbens by dopamine and cocaine. Neurotoxicol Res 18, 393-409.
Wolf ME (2011) Addiction. In: Basic Neurochemistry, 8th edition, Elsevier Academic Press, in press.