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Erik Benjamin Oleson

TitleAsst Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Denver Campus

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    F31DA024525     (OLESON, ERIK BENJAMIN)Jan 2, 2008 - Jan 1, 2011
    Neurobiological Study of the Reinforcing Efficacy of Cocaine in Unique Models
    Role: Principal Investigator

    F32DA032266     (OLESON, ERIK BENJAMIN)Aug 10, 2011 - Aug 9, 2013
    Neurobiological study on the effects of marijuana in a unique model
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R03DA038734     (OLESON, ERIK BENJAMIN)Jul 1, 2015 - Jun 30, 2016
    Potential Role of Phasic Dopamine and Endocannabinoids in Conditioned Withdrawal
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Brodnik ZD, Batra A, Oleson EB, España RA. Local GABAA Receptor-Mediated Suppression of Dopamine Release within the Nucleus Accumbens. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2018 Oct 10. PMID: 30253088.
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    2. Pultorak KJ, Schelp SA, Isaacs DP, Krzystyniak G, Oleson EB. A Transient Dopamine Signal Represents Avoidance Value and Causally Influences the Demand to Avoid. eNeuro. 2018 Mar-Apr; 5(2). PMID: 29766047.
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    3. Wenzel JM, Oleson EB, Gove WN, Cole AB, Gyawali U, Dantrassy HM, Bluett RJ, Dryanovski DI, Stuber GD, Deisseroth K, Mathur BN, Patel S, Lupica CR, Cheer JF. Phasic Dopamine Signals in the Nucleus Accumbens that Cause Active Avoidance Require Endocannabinoid Mobilization in the Midbrain. Curr Biol. 2018 May 07; 28(9):1392-1404.e5. PMID: 29681476.
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    4. Schelp SA, Pultorak KJ, Rakowski DR, Gomez DM, Krzystyniak G, Das R, Oleson EB. A transient dopamine signal encodes subjective value and causally influences demand in an economic context. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 12 26; 114(52):E11303-E11312. PMID: 29109253.
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    5. Schelp SA, Brodnik ZD, Rakowski DR, Pultorak KJ, Sambells AT, España RA, Oleson EB. Diazepam Concurrently Increases the Frequency and Decreases the Amplitude of Transient Dopamine Release Events in the Nucleus Accumbens. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2018 Jan; 364(1):145-155. PMID: 29054857.
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    6. Budygin EA, Oleson EB, Lee YB, Blume LC, Bruno MJ, Howlett AC, Thompson AC, Bass CE. Acute Depletion of D2 Receptors from the Rat Substantia Nigra Alters Dopamine Kinetics in the Dorsal Striatum and Drug Responsivity. Front Behav Neurosci. 2016; 10:248. PMID: 28154530.
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    7. Blanchard G, Oleson E, Fitzgerald M, Gurwitz JH. Formative Clinical Geriatrics Experiences for First- and Second-Year Medical Students: An Elusive Goal. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Nov; 63(11):2438-40. PMID: 26603081.
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    8. Wenzel JM, Rauscher NA, Cheer JF, Oleson EB. A role for phasic dopamine release within the nucleus accumbens in encoding aversion: a review of the neurochemical literature. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2015 Jan 21; 6(1):16-26. PMID: 25491156.
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    9. Oleson EB, Cachope R, Fitoussi A, Tsutsui K, Wu S, Gallegos JA, Cheer JF. Cannabinoid receptor activation shifts temporally engendered patterns of dopamine release. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2014 May; 39(6):1441-52. PMID: 24345819; PMCID: PMC3988547.
    10. Hernandez G, Oleson EB, Gentry RN, Abbas Z, Bernstein DL, Arvanitogiannis A, Cheer JF. Endocannabinoids promote cocaine-induced impulsivity and its rapid dopaminergic correlates. Biol Psychiatry. 2014 Mar 15; 75(6):487-98. PMID: 24138924; PMCID: PMC3943889.
    11. Oleson EB, Cachope R, Fitoussi A, Cheer JF. Tales from the dark side: do neuromodulators of drug withdrawal require changes in endocannabinoid tone? Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2014 Jul 03; 52:17-23. PMID: 23911441; PMCID: PMC3874071.
    12. Oleson EB, Cheer JF. On the role of subsecond dopamine release in conditioned avoidance. Front Neurosci. 2013; 7:96. PMID: 23759871; PMCID: PMC3675318.
    13. Wang B, You ZB, Oleson EB, Cheer JF, Myal S, Wise RA. Conditioned contribution of peripheral cocaine actions to cocaine reward and cocaine-seeking. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2013 Aug; 38(9):1763-9. PMID: 23535778; PMCID: PMC3717534.
    14. Oleson EB, Gentry RN, Chioma VC, Cheer JF. Subsecond dopamine release in the nucleus accumbens predicts conditioned punishment and its successful avoidance. J Neurosci. 2012 Oct 17; 32(42):14804-8. PMID: 23077064; PMCID: PMC3498047.
    15. Loewinger GC, Oleson EB, Cheer JF. Using dopamine research to generate rational cannabinoid drug policy. Drug Test Anal. 2013 Jan; 5(1):22-6. PMID: 22991092.
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    16. Oleson EB, Cheer JF. A brain on cannabinoids: the role of dopamine release in reward seeking. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2012 Aug 01; 2(8). PMID: 22908200; PMCID: PMC3405830.
    17. Lee AM, Oleson EB, Diergaarde L, Cheer JF, Pattij T. Cannabinoids and value-based decision making: implications for neurodegenerative disorders. Basal Ganglia. 2012 Sep 01; 2(3):131-138. PMID: 23162787.
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    18. Oleson EB, Cheer JF. Paradoxical effects of the endocannabinoid uptake inhibitor VDM11 on accumbal neural encoding of reward predictive cues. Synapse. 2012 Nov; 66(11):984-8. PMID: 22807176; PMCID: PMC3440520.
    19. Zimmer BA, Oleson EB, Roberts DC. The motivation to self-administer is increased after a history of spiking brain levels of cocaine. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2012 Jul; 37(8):1901-10. PMID: 22453139; PMCID: PMC3376322.
    20. Oleson EB, Ferris MJ, España RA, Harp J, Jones SR. Effects of the histamine H1 receptor antagonist and benztropine analog diphenylpyraline on dopamine uptake, locomotion and reward. Eur J Pharmacol. 2012 May 15; 683(1-3):161-5. PMID: 22445882; PMCID: PMC3340496.
    21. Oleson EB, Beckert MV, Morra JT, Lansink CS, Cachope R, Abdullah RA, Loriaux AL, Schetters D, Pattij T, Roitman MF, Lichtman AH, Cheer JF. Endocannabinoids shape accumbal encoding of cue-motivated behavior via CB1 receptor activation in the ventral tegmentum. Neuron. 2012 Jan 26; 73(2):360-73. PMID: 22284189; PMCID: PMC3269037.
    22. Oleson EB, Roberts DC. Cocaine self-administration in rats: threshold procedures. Methods Mol Biol. 2012; 829:303-19. PMID: 22231823.
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    23. Oleson EB, Richardson JM, Roberts DC. A novel IV cocaine self-administration procedure in rats: differential effects of dopamine, serotonin, and GABA drug pre-treatments on cocaine consumption and maximal price paid. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2011 Mar; 214(2):567-77. PMID: 21110008; PMCID: PMC3289955.
    24. España RA, Oleson EB, Locke JL, Brookshire BR, Roberts DC, Jones SR. The hypocretin-orexin system regulates cocaine self-administration via actions on the mesolimbic dopamine system. Eur J Neurosci. 2010 Jan; 31(2):336-48. PMID: 20039943; PMCID: PMC2881680.
    25. Oleson EB, Salek J, Bonin KD, Jones SR, Budygin EA. Real-time voltammetric detection of cocaine-induced dopamine changes in the striatum of freely moving mice. Neurosci Lett. 2009 Dec 25; 467(2):144-6. PMID: 19822192; PMCID: PMC2787452.
    26. Oleson EB, Roberts DC. Behavioral economic assessment of price and cocaine consumption following self-administration histories that produce escalation of either final ratios or intake. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2009 Feb; 34(3):796-804. PMID: 18971927; PMCID: PMC2626138.
    27. Oleson EB, Talluri S, Childers SR, Smith JE, Roberts DC, Bonin KD, Budygin EA. Dopamine uptake changes associated with cocaine self-administration. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2009 Apr; 34(5):1174-84. PMID: 18923398; PMCID: PMC2656581.
    28. Morgan D, Liu Y, Oleson EB, Roberts DC. Cocaine self-administration on a hold-down schedule of reinforcement in rats. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2009 Jan; 201(4):601-9. PMID: 18797847.
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    29. Oleson EB, Roberts DC. Parsing the Addiction Phenomenon: Self-Administration Procedures Modeling Enhanced Motivation for Drug and Escalation of Drug Intake. Drug Discov Today Dis Models. 2008; 5(4):217-226. PMID: 20216935.
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    30. Budygin EA, Oleson EB, Mathews TA, Läck AK, Diaz MR, McCool BA, Jones SR. Effects of chronic alcohol exposure on dopamine uptake in rat nucleus accumbens and caudate putamen. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2007 Sep; 193(4):495-501. PMID: 17492432.
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    31. Szumlinski KK, Abernathy KE, Oleson EB, Klugmann M, Lominac KD, He DY, Ron D, During M, Kalivas PW. Homer isoforms differentially regulate cocaine-induced neuroplasticity. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2006 Apr; 31(4):768-77. PMID: 16160706.
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    32. Lominac KD, Oleson EB, Pava M, Klugmann M, Schwarz MK, Seeburg PH, During MJ, Worley PF, Kalivas PW, Szumlinski KK. Distinct roles for different Homer1 isoforms in behaviors and associated prefrontal cortex function. J Neurosci. 2005 Dec 14; 25(50):11586-94. PMID: 16354916.
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    33. Szumlinski KK, Lominac KD, Oleson EB, Walker JK, Mason A, Dehoff MH, Klugmann M, Klugman M, Cagle S, Welt K, During M, Worley PF, Middaugh LD, Kalivas PW. Homer2 is necessary for EtOH-induced neuroplasticity. J Neurosci. 2005 Jul 27; 25(30):7054-61. PMID: 16049182.
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    34. Szumlinski KK, Lominac KD, Kleschen MJ, Oleson EB, Dehoff MH, Schwarz MK, Schwartz MK, Seeburg PH, Seeberg PH, Worley PF, Kalivas PW. Behavioral and neurochemical phenotyping of Homer1 mutant mice: possible relevance to schizophrenia. Genes Brain Behav. 2005 Jul; 4(5):273-88. PMID: 16011574.
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