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Luigi Pulvirenti, MD

Associate Professor Adjunct
Department of Neuroscience
California Campus
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(858) 784-9804

Selected References

All Publications

Orio, L., Wee, S., Newman, A. H., Pulvirenti, L. & Koob, G. F. The dopamine d3 receptor partial agonist cjb090 and antagonist pg01037 decrease progressive ratio responding for methamphetamine in rats with extended-access. (2010). Addiction Biology, 15(3), 312-323. PMCID: PMC2903631.

Wee, S., Wang, Z., Woolverton, W. L., Pulvirenti, L. & Koob, G. F. Effect of aripiprazole, a partial dopamine d-2 receptor agonist, on increased rate of methamphetamine self-administration in rats with prolonged session duration. (2007). Neuropsychopharmacology, 32(10), 2238-2247. PMCID: PMC2747088.

Hoefer, M. E., Voskanian, S. J., Koob, G. F. & Pulvirenti, L. Effects of terguride, ropinirole, and acetyl-l-carnitine on methamphetamine withdrawal in the rat. (2006). Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 83(3), 403-409.

Kitamura, O., Wee, S., Specio, S. E., Koob, G. F. & Pulvirenti, L. Escalation of methamphetamine self-administration in rats: A dose-effect function. (2006). Psychopharmacology, 186(1), 48-53.

Pulvirenti, L. & Koob, G. F. Being partial to psychostimulant addiction therapy. (2002). Trends in Pharmacological Sciences, 23(4), 151-153.

Orsini, C., Izzo, E., Koob, G. F. & Pulvirenti, L. Blockade of nitric oxide synthesis reduces responding for cocaine self-administration during extinction and reinstatement. (2002). Brain Research, 925(2), 133-140.

Izzo, E., Orsini, C., Koob, G. F. & Pulvirenti, L. A dopamine partial agonist and antagonist block amphetamine self-administration in a progressive ratio schedule. (2001). Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 68(4), 701-708.

Orsini, C., Koob, G. F. & Pulvirenti, L. Dopamine partial agonist reverses amphetamine withdrawal in rats. (2001). Neuropsychopharmacology, 25(5), 789-792.

Pulvirenti, L., Balducci, C., Piercy, M. & Koob, G. F. Characterization of the effects of the partial dopamine agonist terguride on cocaine self-administration in the rat. (1998). Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 286(3), 1231-1238.

Pulvirenti, L., Balducci, C. & Koob, G. F. Dextromethorphan reduces intravenous cocaine self-administration in the rat. (1997). European Journal of Pharmacology, 321(3), 279-283.