William Doyon

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Research Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
Department: Neuroscience

Contact information
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030-3498
Office: (713)798-1875
Fax: (713) 798-3946
BS (Biology)
New Mexico State University, 1999.
BA (Psychology)
New Mexico State University, 1999.
PhD (Pharmacology and Toxicology)
University of Texas, 2005.
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Selected Publications

Doyon WM, Dong Y, Ostroumov A, Thomas AM, Zhang TA, Dani JA : Nicotine Decreases Ethanol-Induced Dopamine Signaling and Increases Self-Administration via Stress Hormones. Neuron July 2013

Doyon WM, Thomas AM, Ostroumov A, Dong Y, Dani JA: Potential Substrates for Nicotine and Alcohol Interactions: a Focus on the Mesocorticolimbic Dopamine System. Biochemical Pharmacology July 2013

Li Wei, Doyon William M, Dani John A: Quantitative unit classification of ventral tegmental area neurons in vivo. Journal of Neurophysiology 107(10): 2808-20, May 2012 Notes: Co-First Author.

Zhang Lifen, Dong Yu, Doyon William M, Dani John A: Withdrawal from chronic nicotine exposure alters dopamine signaling dynamics in the nucleus accumbens. Biological Psychiatry 71(3): 184-91, Feb 2012.

Li Wei, Doyon William M, Dani John A: Acute in vivo nicotine administration enhances synchrony among dopamine neurons. Biochemical Pharmacology 82(8): 977-83, Oct 2011.

Dong Yu, Zhang Tianxiang, Li Wei, Doyon William M, Doyon William, Dani John A: Route of nicotine administration influences in vivo dopamine neuron activity: habituation, needle injection, and cannula infusion. Journal of Molecular Neuroscience: MN 40(1-2): 164-71, Jan 2010.

Zhang Lifen, Doyon William M, Clark Jeremy J, Phillips Paul E M, Dani John A: Controls of tonic and phasic dopamine transmission in the dorsal and ventral striatum. Molecular Pharmacology 76(2): 396-404, Aug 2009.

Doyon WM, Zhang L, Zhang T, Dong Y, Placzek AN, Dani JA: Long lasting attenuation of ethanol-induced dopamine signals after in vivo nicotine exposure. Journal of Neurochemistry 110, 2009 Notes: Abstract from 22nd Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Neurochemistry.

Doyon William M, Howard Elaina C, Shippenberg Toni S, Gonzales Rueben A: Kappa-opioid receptor modulation of accumbal dopamine concentration during operant ethanol self-administration. Neuropharmacology 51(3): 487-96, Sep 2006.

Doyon WM: The effect of ethanol consumption on dopamine and ethanol concentrations in the nucleus accumbens during the development of reinforcement and the involvement of the k-opiod receptor in the modulation of dopamine activity during ethanol self-administration. UMI. Ann Arbor (eds.). 2006.

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