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Catherine Rivier, PhD

Professor Adjunct
Department of Neuroscience
California Campus
Scripps VIVO Scientific Profile
(858) 784-7062

Professional Experience

2005-2017 Professor Adjunct, Committee on the Neurobiology of Addictive Disorders (CNAD), The Scripps Research Institute

Selected References

All Publications

Vendruscolo, L. F., Barbier, E., Schlosburg, J. E., Misra, K. K., Whitfield, T. W., Logrip, M. L., Rivier, C., Repunte-Canonigo, V., Zorrilla, E. P., Sanna, P. P., Heilig, M., Koob, G. F. Corticosteroid-dependent plasticity mediates compulsive alcohol drinking in rats. (2012). Journal of Neuroscience, 32(22), 7563-7571. PMCID: PMC3375621.

Allen, C. D., Lee, S., Koob, G. F. & Rivier, C. Immediate and prolonged effects of alcohol exposure on the activity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in adult and adolescent rats. (2011). Brain Behavior and Immunity, 25, S50. PMCID: PMC3098294.

Selvage, D. J., Parsons, L. & Rivier, C. Role played by brainstem neurons in regulating testosterone secretion via a direct neural pathway between the hypothalamus and the testes. (2006). Endocrinology, 147(6), 3070-3075.

Ryabinin, A. E., Bachtell, R. K., Heinrichs, S. C., Lee, S., Rivier, C., Olive, M. F., Mehmert, K. K., Camarini, R., Kim, J. A., Koenig, H. N., Nannini, M. A., Hodge, C. W., et al. The corticotropin-releasing factor/urocortin system and alcohol. (2002). Alcoholism-Clinical and Experimental Research, 26(5), 714-722.

Roberts, A. J., Smith, A. D., Weiss, F., Rivier, C. & Koob, G. F. Estrous cycle effects on operant responding for ethanol in female rats. (1998). Alcoholism-Clinical and Experimental Research, 22(7), 1564-1569.

Ogilvie, K., Lee, S., Weiss, B. & Rivier, C. Mechanisms mediating the influence of alcohol on the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses to immune and nonimmune signals. (1998). Alcoholism-Clinical and Experimental Research, 22(5), 243S-247S.

Torres, G., Rivier, C. & Weiss, F. A ketamine mixture anesthetic inhibits neuroendocrine and behavioral consequences of cocaine administration. (1994). Brain Research, 656(1), 33-42.

Pich, E. M., Heinrichs, S. C., Rivier, C., Miczek, K. A., Fisher, D. A. & Koob, G. F. Blockade of pituitary-adrenal axis activation-induced by peripheral immunoneutralization of corticotropin-releasing factor does not affect the behavioral-response to social defeat stress in rats. (1993). Psychoneuroendocrinology, 18(7), 495-507.

Cole, B. J., Cador, M., Stinus, L., Rivier, C., Rivier, J., Vale, W., Lemoal, M. & Koob, G. F. Critical role of the hypothalamic pituitary-adrenal axis in amphetamine-induced sensitization of behavior. (1990). Life Sciences, 47(19), 1715-1720.

Vale, W., Rivier, C., Brown, M. R., Spiess, J., Koob, G., Swanson, L., Bilezikjian, L., Bloom, F. & Rivier, J. Chemical and biological characterization of corticotropin releasing-factor. (1983). Recent Progress in Hormone Research, 39, 245.