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Vanya Quinones-Jenab
Title Professor of Psychology
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Degree Ph.D.
Institution Hunter College, CUNY
Department Psychology
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Room 611 HN, Hunter College, CUNY
695 Park Avenue
City New York
State NY
Postal Code 10065
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1. Nygard SK, Klambatsen A, Balouch B, Quinones-Jenab V, Jenab S. NMDAR dependent intracellular responses associated with cocaine conditioned place preference behavior. Behav Brain Res. 2017 01 15; 317:218-225.
2. Zhou L, Sun WL, Weierstall K, Minerly AC, Weiner J, Jenab S, Quinones-Jenab V. Sex differences in behavioral and PKA cascade responses to repeated cocaine administration. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2016 Oct; 233(19-20):3527-36.
3. Nygard SK, Klambatsen A, Balouch B, Quinones-Jenab V, Jenab S. Region and context-specific intracellular responses associated with cocaine-induced conditioned place preference expression. Neuroscience. 2015 Feb 26; 287:1-8.
4. Nygard SK, Klambatsen A, Hazim R, Eltareb MH, Blank JC, Chang AJ, Quinones-Jenab V, Jenab S. Sexually dimorphic intracellular responses after cocaine-induced conditioned place preference expression. Brain Res. 2013 Jul 03; 1520:121-33.
5. Quinones-Jenab V, Jenab S. Influence of sex differences and gonadal hormones on cocaine addiction. ILAR J. 2012; 53(1):14-22.
6. Hunter DA, Barr GA, Amador N, Shivers KY, Kemen L, Kreiter CM, Jenab S, Inturrisi CE, Quinones-Jenab V. Estradiol-induced antinociceptive responses on formalin-induced nociception are independent of COX and HPA activation. Synapse. 2011 Jul; 65(7):643-51.
7. Hunter DA, Barr GA, Shivers KY, Amador N, Jenab S, Inturrisi C, Quinones-Jenab V. Interactions of estradiol and NSAIDS on carrageenan-induced hyperalgesia. Brain Res. 2011 Mar 25; 1382:181-8.
8. Kuba T, Hunter D, Zhou L, Jenab S, Quinones-Jenab V. Endogenous gonadal hormones regulate females' behavioral responses to formalin through prostaglandin E2 release. Ethn Dis. 2010; 20(1 Suppl 1):S1-55-9.
9. Sun WL, Festa ED, Jenab S, Quinones-Jenab V. Sex differences in dopamine D2-like receptor-mediated G-protein activation in the medial prefrontal cortex after cocaine. Ethn Dis. 2010; 20(1 Suppl 1):S1-88-91.
10. Minerly AE, Wu HB, Weierstall KM, Niyomchai T, Kemen L, Jenab S, Quinones-Jenab V. Testosterone differentially alters cocaine-induced ambulatory and rearing behavioral responses in adult and adolescent rats. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2010 Jan; 94(3):404-9.
11. Quinones-Jenab V, Jenab S. Progesterone attenuates cocaine-induced responses. Horm Behav. 2010 Jun; 58(1):22-32.
12. Sun WL, Zhou L, Quinones-Jenab V, Jenab S. Cocaine effects on dopamine and NMDA receptors interactions in the striatum of Fischer rats. Brain Res Bull. 2009 Dec 16; 80(6):377-81.
13. Nazarian A, Sun WL, Zhou L, Kemen LM, Jenab S, Quinones-Jenab V. Sex differences in basal and cocaine-induced alterations in PKA and CREB proteins in the nucleus accumbens. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2009 Apr; 203(3):641-50.
14. Zhou L, Nazarian A, Sun WL, Jenab S, Quinones-Jenab V. Basal and cocaine-induced sex differences in the DARPP-32-mediated signaling pathway. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2009 Mar; 203(1):175-83.
15. Sun WL, Zhou L, Hazim R, Quinones-Jenab V, Jenab S. Effects of dopamine and NMDA receptors on cocaine-induced Fos expression in the striatum of Fischer rats. Brain Res. 2008 Dec 03; 1243:1-9.
16. Quinones-Jenab V, Minerly AC, Niyomchia T, Akahvan A, Jenab S, Frye C. Progesterone and allopregnanolone are induced by cocaine in serum and brain tissues of male and female rats. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2008 May; 89(3):292-7.
17. Wu HB, Niyomchai T, Festa E, Minerly AE, Weierstall K, Hunter D, Sun W, Weiner J, Jenab S, Quinones-Jenab V. Effects of RU 486 and tamoxifen on cocaine-induced behavioral and endocrinologic activations in male and female Fischer rats. Ethn Dis. 2008; 18(2 Suppl 2):S2-81-6.
18. Minerly AE, Russo SJ, Kemen LM, Nazarian A, Wu HB, Weierstall KM, Akhavan A, Jenab S, Quinones-Jenab V. Testosterone plays a limited role in cocaine-induced conditioned place preference and locomotor activity in male rats. Ethn Dis. 2008; 18(2 Suppl 2):S2-200-4.
19. Sun WL, Zhou L, Hazim R, Quinones-Jenab V, Jenab S. Effects of acute cocaine on ERK and DARPP-32 phosphorylation pathways in the caudate-putamen of Fischer rats. Brain Res. 2007 Oct 31; 1178:12-9.
20. Mannino CA, South SM, Quinones-Jenab V, Inturrisi CE. Estradiol replacement in ovariectomized rats is antihyperalgesic in the formalin test. J Pain. 2007 Apr; 8(4):334-42.
21. QuiƱones-Jenab V. Why are women from Venus and men from Mars when they abuse cocaine? Brain Res. 2006 Dec 18; 1126(1):200-3.
22. Mannino CA, South SM, Inturrisi CE, Quinones-Jenab V. Pharmacokinetics and effects of 17beta-estradiol and progesterone implants in ovariectomized rats. J Pain. 2005 Dec; 6(12):809-16.
23. Jenab S, Festa ED, Nazarian A, Wu HB, Sun WL, Hazim R, Russo SJ, Quinones-Jenab V. Cocaine induction of ERK proteins in dorsal striatum of Fischer rats. Brain Res Mol Brain Res. 2005 Dec 14; 142(2):134-8.
24. Kuba T, Wu HB, Nazarian A, Festa ED, Barr GA, Jenab S, Inturrisi CE, Quinones-Jenab V. Estradiol and progesterone differentially regulate formalin-induced nociception in ovariectomized female rats. Horm Behav. 2006 Apr; 49(4):441-9.
25. Festa ED, Jenab S, Weiner J, Nazarian A, Niyomchai T, Russo SJ, Kemen LM, Akhavan A, Wu HB, Quinones-Jenab V. Cocaine-induced sex differences in D1 receptor activation and binding levels after acute cocaine administration. Brain Res Bull. 2006 Jan 15; 68(4):277-84.
26. Kuba T, Quinones-Jenab V. The role of female gonadal hormones in behavioral sex differences in persistent and chronic pain: clinical versus preclinical studies. Brain Res Bull. 2005 Aug 15; 66(3):179-88.
27. Kuba T, Kemen LM, Quinones-Jenab V. Estradiol administration mediates the inflammatory response to formalin in female rats. Brain Res. 2005 Jun 14; 1047(1):119-22.
28. Festa ED, Quinones-Jenab V. Gonadal hormones provide the biological basis for sex differences in behavioral responses to cocaine. Horm Behav. 2004 Dec; 46(5):509-19.
29. Nazarian A, Russo SJ, Festa ED, Kraish M, Quinones-Jenab V. The role of D1 and D2 receptors in the cocaine conditioned place preference of male and female rats. Brain Res Bull. 2004 May 30; 63(4):295-9.
30. Festa ED, Russo SJ, Gazi FM, Niyomchai T, Kemen LM, Lin SN, Foltz R, Jenab S, Quinones-Jenab V. Sex differences in cocaine-induced behavioral responses, pharmacokinetics, and monoamine levels. Neuropharmacology. 2004 Apr; 46(5):672-87.
31. Festa ED, Jenab S, Chin J, Gazi FM, Wu HB, Russo SJ, Quinones-Jenab V. Frequency of cocaine administration affects behavioral and endocrine responses in male and female Fischer rats. Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand). 2003 Dec; 49(8):1275-80.
32. Jenab S, Festa ED, Russo SJ, Wu HB, Inturrisi CE, Quinones-Jenab V. MK-801 attenuates cocaine induction of c-fos and preprodynorphin mRNA levels in Fischer rats. Brain Res Mol Brain Res. 2003 Oct 07; 117(2):237-9.
33. Russo SJ, Jenab S, Fabian SJ, Festa ED, Kemen LM, Quinones-Jenab V. Sex differences in the conditioned rewarding effects of cocaine. Brain Res. 2003 Apr 25; 970(1-2):214-20.
34. Jenab S, Quinones-Jenab V. The effects of interleukin-6, leukemia inhibitory factor and interferon-gamma on STAT DNA binding and c-fos mRNA levels in cortical astrocytes and C6 glioma cells. Neuro Endocrinol Lett. 2002 Aug; 23(4):325-8.
35. Festa ED, Cecala C, Quinones-Jenab V, Jenab S. Cocaine modulates mu-opioid receptor mRNA but not c-fos mRNA levels in primary cortical astrocytes. Brain Res Bull. 2002 Jul; 58(3):285-8.
36. Jenab S, Niyomchai T, Chin J, Festa ED, Russo SJ, Perrotti LI, Quinones-Jenab V. Effects of cocaine on c-fos and preprodynorphin mRNA levels in intact and ovariectomized Fischer rats. Brain Res Bull. 2002 Jul; 58(3):295-9.

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