William Doyon, PhD

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Research Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
Department: Neuroscience

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202A Clinical Research Building
415 Curie Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-1949
BA (Psychology)
New Mexico State University, 1999.
BS (Biology)
New Mexico State University, 1999.
PhD (Pharmacology and Toxicology)
University of Texas, 2005.
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Selected Publications

Ostroumov A, Thomas AM, Kimmey BA, Karsch JS, Doyon WM, Dani JA : Stress increases ethanol self-administration via a shift towards excitatory GABA signaling within the ventral tegmental area. Neuron 92: 493-504, October 2016.

Ostroumov A, Thomas AM, Dani JA, Doyon WM : Cigarettes and alcohol: The influence of nicotine on operant alcohol self-administration and the mesolimbic dopamine system. Biochemical Pharmacology. Elsevier, 97(4): 550-557, August 2015.

Doyon William M, Dong Yu, Ostroumov Alexey, Thomas Alyse M, Zhang Tao A, Dani John A : Nicotine Decreases Ethanol-Induced Dopamine Signaling and Increases Self-Administration via Stress Hormones. Neuron 79(3): 530-540, July 2013

Doyon William M, Thomas Alyse M, Ostroumov Alexey, Dong Yu, Dani John A: Potential Substrates for Nicotine and Alcohol Interactions: a Focus on the Mesocorticolimbic Dopamine System. Biochemical Pharmacology 86(8): 1181-1193, 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): 977-983, 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): 164-171, 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 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): 487-496, Sep 2006.

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