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Gugel A, Ingebretsen EA, Gantz SC (2024) LC-derived excitatory synaptic transmission to dorsal raphe serotonin neurons is inhibited by activation of alpha2-adrenergic receptors. Neuropsychopharm, PMID: 38368493

Gumusoglu SB, Kiel MD, Gugel A, Schickling BM, Weaver KR, Lauffer MC, Sullivan HR, Coulter KJ, Blaine BM, Kamal M, Zhang Y, Devor EJ, Santillan DA, Gantz SC, Santillan MK (2023) Anti-angiogenic mechanisms and serotonergic dysfunction in the Rgs2 knockout model for the study of psycho-obstetric risk. Neuropsychopharm, PMID: 37848733.

Kumar J, Popescu GK, Gantz SC (2023) GluD receptors are functional ion channels. Biophys J, PMID: 37177782.

Copeland DS, Gugel A, Gantz SC (2023) Potentiation of neuronal activity by tonic GluD1 current in brain slices. EMBO Rep, PMID: 37154294.  

Khamma JK, Copeland DS, Hake HS, Gantz SC (2022) Spatiotemporal control of noradrenaline-dependent synaptic transmission in mouse dorsal raphe serotonin neurons. J NeurosciPMID: 34921047.

Copeland DS, Gantz SC (2021) Deviating from the norm: cocaine-induced synaptic plasticity in the nucleus accumbens via σ1 receptors and endocannabinoid signaling. NeuropsychopharmPMID: 34601506.

Gantz SC, Ortiz MM, Belilos A, Moussawi K (2021) Excitation of medium spiny neurons by ‘inhibitory’ ultrapotent chemogenetics via shifts in chloride reversal potential. eLife, PMID: 33822716.

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, PMID: 32821843.


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, 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, 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 PhysiolPMID: 28938084.


Gantz SC, Bean BP (2017) Cell-autonomous excitation of midbrain dopamine neurons by endocannabinoid-dependent lipid signaling. Neuron, 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. eLifePMID: 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, 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, PMID: 25331903.

Gantz SC, Bunzow JR, Williams JT (2013) Spontaneous inhibitory synaptic currents mediated by a G protein-coupled receptor. NeuronPMID: 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, PMID: 21880923


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Ford CP, Gantz SC, Phillips PE, Williams JT (2010) Control of extracellular dopamine at dendrite and axon terminals. J Neurosci, 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, PMID: 19279570

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