Lisa E. Baker, Ph.D.

Behavioral Neuropharmacology Laboratory

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       Fall 2009 Graduation

Sheryl Walker, Lisa Baker, Missy Peet

Fall 2007 Graduation

David Ayer, John Panos, Josh Vardigan, 
Lisa Baker

Recent Presentations

Missy Peet, Lisa Baker, John Panos 
SSPD meeting, Chicago 2009

Elyse Cornett and Amanda Milstein
Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Hillsdale College, March 2009

Current Research Activities

Research Published or In Press since 2009

Baker, L.E., Panos, J.J., Killinger, B.A., Peet, M.M. Bell, L.M., Haliw, L.A., Walker, S.L. (2009) Comparison of the discriminative stimulus effects of salvinorin A and its derivatives to U69,593 and U50,488 in rats. Psychopharmacology. 203 (2): 203-211.

Panos, J.J.and Baker, L.E. (In Press) An in vivo microdialysis assessment of concurrent MDMA and cocaine administration in Sprague-Dawley rats. Psychopharmacology.

Recently Completed Studies, Manuscripts in Preparation 

Panos J.J., Cornett E.M., Ward J.C., Essani K. and Baker L.E. Effects of neonatal cytokine exposure on CNS development: an in vivo microdialysis study on monoamine efflux and locomotor activity in response to amphetamine and phencyclidine.

Panos J.J., Cornett E.M. and Baker L.E.  Effects of orexin-A microinjections in the lateral hypothalamus on place conditioning in rats.

Panos, J.J. Milstein, A.C. Jones M.R, Barnes L.A. and Baker L.E. Conditioned appetitive properties of concurrent MDMA and cocaine administration in rats.

Killinger B.A., Peet M.M. and Baker L.E. Salvinorin A fails to generalize in rats trained to discriminate either LSD or ketamine.

Bell L.M. and Baker L.E. A time course analysis of the discriminative stimulus effects of salvinorin A and salvinorin B derivatives, EOM and MOM.

Walker S.L., Panos J.J. and Baker L.E. Salvinorin A establishes conditioned place aversion in male Sprague-Dawley rats.

Peet M.M. and Baker L.E. Salvinorin B derivatives, EOM and MOM substitute for the discriminative stimulus effects of salvinorin A.

Studies in Progress 

Panos J.J. and Baker L.E.  A comparison of salvinorin B ethoxymethyl ether to morphine on place conditioning in rats.

Panos J.J., Seim R.W., Gayman C., Sheerin C., Spates C.R. and Baker L.E. Behavioral and pharmacological therapies in a rodent model of anxiety disorders.

Panos J.J., Cleary J., Poling A., and Baker L.E. Neurochemical effects of beta-amyloid oligomers.

Austin A.R. and Baker L.E. Effects of salvinorin A on cocaine discrimination in rats.

Barnes L.A. and Baker L.E.  A social separation-induced model of depression in the rat.

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