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Jamie L Peters

TitleAsst Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus

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    Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VAB.S.08/1999Biology
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SCPh.D.08/2007Neuroscience
    University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, PRPost-doc08/2009Psychiatry
    VU University medical center, Amsterdam, The NetherlandsPost-doc06/2013Anatomy & Neurosciences
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SCAssistant Professor09/2018Neuroscience

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    My lab focuses on the neural systems underlying relapse in animal models of addiction, and in particular systems involved in inhibiting relapse. We have identified the infralimbic prefrontal cortex as a critical component of this neural circuitry, by virtue of its role in extinction memory. We are also interested in the encoding and retrieval of extinction memory at the level of neuronal ensembles and functional subcircuits, not only for addictive behaviors, but also for learned fear behaviors.

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    F31DA018486     (PETERS, JAMIE L)Sep 1, 2004 - Aug 31, 2007
    Metabotropic glutamate receptors mediate cocaine relapse
    Role: Principal Investigator

    F32MH085383     (PETERS, JAMIE L)Nov 16, 2008 - Aug 21, 2009
    Pre-existing Differences in BDNF and Fear Extinction
    Role: Principal Investigator

    Veni Award 916.110.35     (PETERS, JAMIE L)Aug 1, 2010 - Jul 31, 2013
    Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO/ZonMW)
    Elucidating and Exploiting Inhibitory Memories to Treat Drug Addiction
    Role: Principal Investigator

    K01DA038235     (PETERS, JAMIE L)Jun 1, 2014 - May 31, 2019
    Simulating Extinction Memory with Infralimbic DREADDs
    Role: Principal Investigator

    2015 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant     (PETERS, JAMIE L)Jan 15, 2016 - Jan 14, 2018
    Brain and Behavior Research Foundation
    Targeting Extinction Circuits to Treat Comorbid PTSD and Addiction
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R21DA044524     (PETERS, JAMIE L)Sep 1, 2017 - Aug 31, 2019
    Infralimbic Ensembles and Extinction of Drug Memories
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01DA045836     (PETERS, JAMIE L)May 15, 2018 - Feb 28, 2023
    Extinction Circuits Controlling Heroin Seeking
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Giannotti G, Barry SM, Siemsen BM, Peters J, McGinty JF. Divergent Prelimbic Cortical Pathways Interact with BDNF to Regulate Cocaine-seeking. J Neurosci. 2018 Oct 17; 38(42):8956-8966. PMID: 30185459.
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    2. Peters J, Scofield MD, Reichel CM. Chemogenetic activation of the perirhinal cortex reverses methamphetamine-induced memory deficits and reduces relapse. Learn Mem. 2018 Sep; 25(9):410-415. PMID: 30115762.
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    3. Heinsbroek JA, Furbish AB, Peters J. A single, extinction-based treatment with a kappa opioid receptor agonist elicits a long-term reduction in cocaine relapse. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2018 06; 43(7):1492-1497. PMID: 29472645.
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    4. Augur IF, Wyckoff AR, Aston-Jones G, Kalivas PW, Peters J. Chemogenetic Activation of an Extinction Neural Circuit Reduces Cue-Induced Reinstatement of Cocaine Seeking. J Neurosci. 2016 09 28; 36(39):10174-80. PMID: 27683912.
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    5. Peters J, Scofield MD, Ghee SM, Heinsbroek JA, Reichel CM. Perirhinal Cortex mGlu5 Receptor Activation Reduces Relapse to Methamphetamine Seeking by Restoring Novelty Salience. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2016 May; 41(6):1477-85. PMID: 26365953; PMCID: PMC4832007 [Available on 05/01/17].
    6. Scofield MD, Trantham-Davidson H, Schwendt M, Leong KC, Peters J, See RE, Reichel CM. Failure to Recognize Novelty after Extended Methamphetamine Self-Administration Results from Loss of Long-Term Depression in the Perirhinal Cortex. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2015 Oct; 40(11):2526-35. PMID: 25865928; PMCID: PMC4569960 [Available on 10/01/16].
    7. Barker JM, Taylor JR, De Vries TJ, Peters J. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor and addiction: Pathological versus therapeutic effects on drug seeking. Brain Res. 2015 Dec 02; 1628(Pt A):68-81. PMID: 25451116; PMCID: PMC4425618 [Available on 12/02/16].
    8. Peters J, Pattij T, De Vries TJ. Targeting cocaine versus heroin memories: divergent roles within ventromedial prefrontal cortex. Trends Pharmacol Sci. 2013 Dec; 34(12):689-95. PMID: 24182624.
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    9. Peters J, De Vries TJ. Pavlovian conditioned approach, extinction, and spontaneous recovery to an audiovisual cue paired with an intravenous heroin infusion. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2014 Jan; 231(2):447-53. PMID: 24026484.
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    10. Peters J, De Vries TJ. D-cycloserine administered directly to infralimbic medial prefrontal cortex enhances extinction memory in sucrose-seeking animals. Neuroscience. 2013 Jan 29; 230:24-30. PMID: 23159319.
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    11. Peters J, De Vries TJ. Glutamate mechanisms underlying opiate memories. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2012 Sep 01; 2(9):a012088. PMID: 22951449; PMCID: PMC3426813.
    12. Peters J, Dieppa-Perea LM, Melendez LM, Quirk GJ. Induction of fear extinction with hippocampal-infralimbic BDNF. Science. 2010 Jun 04; 328(5983):1288-90. PMID: 20522777; PMCID: PMC3570764.
    13. Peters J, Kalivas PW, Quirk GJ. Extinction circuits for fear and addiction overlap in prefrontal cortex. Learn Mem. 2009 May; 16(5):279-88. PMID: 19380710; PMCID: PMC4527308.
    14. Sotres-Bayon F, Corcoran KA, Peters J, Sierra-Mercado D. Neural correlates of individual variability in fear extinction. J Neurosci. 2008 Nov 19; 28(47):12147-9. PMID: 19020008.
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    15. Peters J, LaLumiere RT, Kalivas PW. Infralimbic prefrontal cortex is responsible for inhibiting cocaine seeking in extinguished rats. J Neurosci. 2008 Jun 04; 28(23):6046-53. PMID: 18524910; PMCID: PMC2585361.
    16. Peters J, Vallone J, Laurendi K, Kalivas PW. Opposing roles for the ventral prefrontal cortex and the basolateral amygdala on the spontaneous recovery of cocaine-seeking in rats. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2008 Apr; 197(2):319-26. PMID: 18066533.
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    17. Kalivas PW, Peters J, Knackstedt L. Animal models and brain circuits in drug addiction. Mol Interv. 2006 Dec; 6(6):339-44. PMID: 17200461.
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    18. Peters J, Kalivas PW. The group II metabotropic glutamate receptor agonist, LY379268, inhibits both cocaine- and food-seeking behavior in rats. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2006 Jun; 186(2):143-9. PMID: 16703399.
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    19. Toda S, Shen HW, Peters J, Cagle S, Kalivas PW. Cocaine increases actin cycling: effects in the reinstatement model of drug seeking. J Neurosci. 2006 Feb 01; 26(5):1579-87. PMID: 16452681.
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    20. Gasior M, Jaszyna M, Peters J, Goldberg SR. Changes in the ambulatory activity and discriminative stimulus effects of psychostimulant drugs in rats chronically exposed to caffeine: effect of caffeine dose. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2000 Dec; 295(3):1101-11. PMID: 11082446.
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