Publications

Moussawi K, Ortiz MM, Gantz SC, Tunstall BJ, Marchette RCN, Bonci A, Koob G, Vendruscolo LF (2020) Fentanyl vapor self-administration model in mice to study opioid addiction. Sci Adv, 6(32).

 

Gantz SC, Moussawi K, Hake HS (2020) Delta glutamate receptor conductance drives excitation of mouse dorsal raphe neurons. eLife. PMID: 32234214.

 

Marino RAM, McDevitt RA, Gantz SC, Shen H, Pignatelli M, Xin W, Wise RA, Bonci A (2020) Control of food approach and eating by a GABAergic projection from lateral hypothalamus to dorsal pons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 117:8611-8615. PMID: 32229573.

                                    

Francis TC, Gantz SC, Moussawi K, Bonci A (2019) Synaptic and intrinsic plasticity in the ventral tegmental area after chronic cocaine. Curr Opin Neurobiol, 54:66-72. PMID: 30237117

 

Gantz SC, Ford CP, Morikawa H, Williams JT (2018) The evolving understanding of dopamine neurons in the substantia nigra and ventral tegmental area. Annu Rev Physiol, 80. PMID: 28938084.

 

Gantz SC, Bean BP (2017) Cell-autonomous excitation of midbrain dopamine neurons by endocannabinoid-dependent lipid signaling. Neuron, 93(6):1375-1387. PMID: 28262417.

 

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Matsui A, Alvarez VA (2017) Undercover Power of Endocannabinoids: Postsynaptic Ion-Channel Modulator. Preview in Neuron, 93(6):1243-1244.

 

Lewis S (2017) Changing the (potassium) channel? Research highlight in Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 18:266.

 

Gantz SC, Robinson BG, Buck DC, Bunzow JR, Neve RL, Williams JT, Neve KA (2015) Distinct regulation of dopamine D2S and D2L autoreceptor signaling by calcium. eLife, 4. PMID: 26308580

Gantz SC, Levitt ES, Llamosas N, Neve KA, Williams JT. (2015) Depression of serotonin synaptic transmission by the dopamine precursor L-DOPA. Cell Reports, 12(6):944-954. PMID: 26235617.

Mergy MA, Gowrishankar R, Gresch PJ, Gantz SC, Williams JT, Davis GL, Wheeler CA, Stanwood GD, Hahn MK, Blakely RD (2014) The rare DAT coding variant Val559 perturbs DA neuron function, changes behavior, and alters in vivo responses to psychostimulants. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 111(44):E4779-88. PMID: 25331903.

Gantz SC, Bunzow JR, Williams JT (2013) Spontaneous inhibitory synaptic currents mediated by a G protein-coupled receptor. Neuron, 78:807-12. PMID: 23764286

 

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Gantz SC, Ford CP, Neve KA, Williams JT (2011) Loss of Mecp2 in substantia nigra dopamine neurons compromises the nigrostriatal pathway. J Neurosci, 31(35):12629-37. PMID: 21880923

 

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J Wright, (2011) Molecular mechanisms: Dopamine implicated in Rett Syndrome, www.spectrumnews.org

 

Ford CP, Gantz SC, Phillips PE, Williams JT (2010) Control of extracellular dopamine at dendrite and axon terminals. J Neurosci, 30(20):6975-83. PMID: 20484639

Beckstead MJ, Gantz SC, Ford CP, Stenzel-Poore MP, Phillips PEM, Mark GP, Williams JT (2009) CRF enhancement of GIRK channel-mediated transmission in dopamine neurons. Neuropsychopharm, 34(8):1926-35. PMID: 19279570