Publications

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Moorman D.E.*, James, M.H.*, Kilroy, E.A., Aston-Jones G.  Orexin/hypocretin-1 receptor antagonism reduces ethanol self-administration and reinstatement selectively in highly-motivated rats.  In press at Brain Res.

Lopez M.F.*, Moorman D.E.*, Aston-Jones G., Becker H.C. Orexin receptor antagonism selectively reduces alcohol seeking in dependent mice. Brain Res. 1636: 74:80

Moorman D.E., James, M.H., Kilroy, E.A., Aston-Jones G.  Orexin neuron activation is correlated with alcohol seeking and preference in a subregion-dependent manner. Eur. J. Neurosci. 2016. 43(5): 710-20.

Zhou B., Moorman D.E., Ombao H., Behseta S. Shahbaba B.  A dynamic Bayesian model for characterizing cross neuronal spike train interactions during decision making.  JASA. 111:514, 459-471.

Moorman D.E. and Aston-Jones G.  Prefrontal neurons encode context-based response execution and inhibition in reward seeking and extinction. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2015. 112(30):9472-7

Orsini C.A.*, Moorman D.E.*, Young J.W., Setlow B., and Floresco S.B. Neural mechanisms regulating different forms of risk-related decision-making: Insights from animal models. 2015. 58: 147-67 (Review).

Moorman D.E., James M.H., McGlinchy E.M., and Aston-Jones G. Differential roles of medial prefrontal subregions in the regulation of drug seeking.  Brain Res. 2015. 1628(A): 130-46 (Review).

Mahler S.V., Moorman, D.E., Smith, R.J, James, M.H, Aston-Jones, G.  Motivational activation: a unifying hypothesis of orexin/hypocretin function.  Nat. Neurosci. 2014.  17(10): 1298-303 (Review)

Shahbaba B., Zhou B., Ombao H., Moorman D.E., Behseta S.  A semiparametric Bayesian model for detecting synchrony among multiple neurons.  Neural Comput. 2014. 26(9): 2025-2051

Moorman D.E. and Aston-Jones G.  Orbitofrontal cortical neurons encode expectation-driven initiation of reward-seeking J. Neurosci. 2014. 34(31): 3216-13.

Waters R.P., Moorman D.E., Young A.B., Feltenstein M.W., See R.E.  Assessment of a proposed ‘3-criteria’ cocaine addiction model for use in reinstatement studies with rats.  Psychopharmacology. 2014.  231(16): 3197-3205

Huff M.L., Miller R.L., Deisseroth K., Moorman D.E., LaLumiere R.T.  Post-training optogenetic stimulation of the basolateral amygdala enhances retention of inhibitory avoidance learning in rats. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2013. 110(9): 3597-3602

Mahler S.V., Smith R.J., Sartor G.C., Moorman D.E., Aston-Jones G.  Multiple roles for orexin in addiction.  Prog. Brain.Res. 2012. 198: 79-121 (Review)

Mahler, S.V., Moorman D.E., Feltenstein M.W., Cox B.M., Ogburn K.B., Bachar M., McGonigal J.T., Ghee S.M, See R.E.  A Rodent “self-report” measure of methamphetamine craving?  Rat ultrasonic vocalizations during methamphetamine self-administration, extinction, and reinstatement.  Behav. Brain Res. 2013. 236(1): 78-89.

Kottas A., Behseta S., Moorman D.E., Poynor V., Olson C.R. Bayesian nonparametric analysis of neuronal intensity rates. J. Neurosci. Methods. 2012. 203(1):241-53.

Moorman D.E., Aston-Jones G.  Orexin/hypocretin modulates response of ventral tegmental dopamine neurons to prefrontal activation: diurnal influences.  J. Neurosci.  2010. 30(46):15585–15599.

Cason A.M., Smith R.J., Tahsili-Fahadan P, Moorman, D.E., Aston-Jones G.  Role of orexin/hypocretin in reward-seeking and addiction: implications for obesity.  Physiol Behav. 2010. 100: 419-28.  (Review)

Guillem K., Kravitz A.V., Moorman D.E., Peoples L.L.  Orbitofrontal and insular cortex: neural responses to cocaine-associated cues and cocaine self-administration.  Synapse. 2010. 64:1-13.

Aston-Jones G., Smith R.J., Sartor G.C., Moorman D.E., Massi L. Tahsili-Fahadan P., Richardson K.A.  Lateral hypothalamic orexin/hypocretin neurons: A role in reward-seeking and addiction.  Brain Res. 2010. 1314:74-90. (Review)

Moorman D.E., Aston-Jones G.  Neuroscience: Optical control of reward.  Nature. 2009. 458(7241):980-1. (Commentary)

Aston-Jones G., Smith R.J., Moorman D.E., Richardson K.  Role of lateral hypothalamic orexin neurons in reward processing and addiction.  Neuropharmacology. 2009. 56 (Suppl 1):112-21.  (Review)

Moorman D.E., Aston-Jones G.  Orexin-1 receptor antagonism decreases ethanol consumption and preference selectively in high-ethanol-preferring Sprague Dawley rats.  Alcohol.  2009. 43(5):379-86.

Beheseta S., Kass R.E., Moorman D.E., Olson C.R.  Testing equality of several functions: Analysis of single-unit firing-rate curves across multiple experimental conditions.  Stat. Med. 2007. 26(21):3958-75

Moorman, D.E. Olson, C.R.  Combination of neuronal signals representing object-centered location and saccade direction in macaque supplementary eye field.  J. Neurophysiol. 2007. 97(5):3554-66

Moorman D.E., Olson C.R.  Impact of experience on the representation of object-centered space in the macaque supplementary eye field.  J. Neurophysiol. 2007. 97(3):2159-73.

Kravitz A.V., Moorman D.E., Simpson A., Peoples, L.L.  Session-long modulations of accumbal firing during sucrose-reinforced operant behavior.  Synapse. 2006. 60:420-428.