Recent Representative Publications

  • Roselli V, Guo C, Huang D, Wen D, Zona D, Liang T, Ma YY* Prenatal alcohol exposure reduces posterior dorsomedial striatum excitability and motivation in a sex- and age-dependent fashion. Neuropharmacology, 2020, in press. PMID: 32950559.

  • Galaj E, Guo C, Huang D, Ranaldi R, Ma YY* Contrasting effects of adolescent and early-adult ethanol exposure on prelimbic cortical pyramidal neurons. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2020, in press. PMID: 32998090

  • Luo YX, Huang D, Guo C, Ma YY*  Limited versus Extended Cocaine Intravenous Self-Administration: Behavioral Effects and Electrophysiological Changes in Insular Cortex. CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics, 2020, in press.

  • Luo YX, Galaj E, Ma YY* (2020) Differential Alterations of Insular Cortex Excitability after Adolescent or Adult Chronic Intermittent Ethanol Administration in Male Rats. Journal of Neuroscience Research, 2020, in press.

  • Galaj E, Barrera E, Morris D, Ma YY, Ranaldi R.  Aberrations in Incentive Learning and Responding to Heroin in Male Rats After Adolescent or Adult Chronic Binge-Like Alcohol Exposure. Alcohol Clin Exp Res, 2020, 44(6):1214-1223. PMID: 32311102

  • Shan L, Galaj E, Ma YY*. Nucleus accumbens shell small conductance potassium channels underlie adolescent ethanol exposure-induced anxiety. Neuropsychopharmacology, 2019, 44: 1886-1895.

  • Ma YY*. Striatal morphological and functional alterations induced by prenatal alcohol exposure. Pharmacological Research, 2019, 142: 262-266.

  • Ge F, Wang N, Cui C, Li Y, Liu Y, Ma YY, Liu S, Zhang H, Sun X. Glutamatergic projections from the entorhinal cortex to dorsal dentate gyrus mediate context-induced reinstatement of heroin seeking. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2017, 42, 1860-1870.

  • Ma YY, Wang X, Huang Y, Marie H, Nestler EJ, Schlüter OM, Dong Y. Re-silencing of silent synapses unmasks anti-relapse effects of environmental enrichment. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 2016, 113: 5089-94.

  • Ma YY, Lee BR, Wang X, Guo C, Liu L, Cui R, Lan Y, Balcita-Pedicino JJ, Wolf ME, Sesack SR, Shaham Y, Schlüter OM, Huang YH, Dong Y. Bi-directional modulation of incubation of cocaine craving by silent synapse-based remodeling of prefrontal cortex to accumbens projections. Neuron, 2014, 83: 1-15.

  • Lee BR, Ma YY (Co-First Author), Huang YH, Wang X, Otaka M, Ishikawa M, Neumann PA, Graziane NM, Brown TE, Suska A, Guo C, Lobo MK, Sesack SR, Wolf ME, Nestler EJ, Shaham Y, Schlüter OM, Dong Y. Maturation of silent synapses in amygdala- accumbens projection contributes to incubation of cocaine craving. Nat Neurosci. 2013, 16: 1644-51.

  • Chen B, Ma YY (Co-First Author), Wang Y, Wang X, Schlüter OM, Dong Y, Huang YH. Cocaine-induced membrane adaptation in the central nucleus of amygdala. Neuropsychopharmacology 2013, 38:2240-8.


       (*, Corresponding author).