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Pharmacology & Systems Physiology 

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Jayme McReynolds

Education/Credentials
  • BS: University of California, Irvine
  • MS: University of Texas at Dallas
  • PhD: University of Texas at Dallas
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Peer Reviewed Publications

McReynolds, Jayme R; Christianson, John P; Blacktop, Jordan M; Mantsch, John R 2018. What does the Fos say? Using Fos-based approaches to understand the contribution of stress to substance use disorders. Neurobiology of stress, 9 , 271-285

McReynolds, Jayme R; Doncheck, Elizabeth M; Li, Yan; Vranjkovic, Oliver; Graf, Evan N; Ogasawara, Daisuke; Cravatt, Benjamin F; Baker, David A; Liu, Qing-Song; Hillard, Cecilia J; Mantsch, John R 2018. Stress Promotes Drug Seeking Through Glucocorticoid-Dependent Endocannabinoid Mobilization in the Prelimbic Cortex. Biological psychiatry, 84 2, 85-94

Vranjkovic, Oliver; Van Newenhizen, Erik C; Nordness, Michael E; Blacktop, Jordan M; Urbanik, Luke A; Mathy, Jacob C; McReynolds, Jayme R; Miller, Anna M; Doncheck, Elizabeth M; Kloehn, Tyler M; Stinnett, Gwen S; Gerndt, Clayton H; Ketchesin, Kyle D; Baker, David A; Seasholtz, Audrey F; Mantsch, John R 2018. Enhanced CRFR1-Dependent Regulation of a Ventral Tegmental Area to Prelimbic Cortex Projection Establishes Susceptibility to Stress-Induced Cocaine Seeking. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 38 50, 10657-10671

McReynolds, Jayme R; Taylor, Analisa; Vranjkovic, Oliver; Ambrosius, Terra; Derricks, Olivia; Nino, Brittany; Kurtoglu, Beliz; Wheeler, Robert A; Baker, David A; Gasser, Paul J; Mantsch, John R 2017. Corticosterone Potentiation of Cocaine-Induced Reinstatement of Conditioned Place Preference in Mice is Mediated by Blockade of the Organic Cation Transporter 3. Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 42 3, 757-765

McReynolds, Jayme R; Doncheck, Elizabeth M; Vranjkovic, Oliver; Ganzman, Geoffrey S; Baker, David A; Hillard, Cecilia J; Mantsch, John R 2016. CB1 receptor antagonism blocks stress-potentiated reinstatement of cocaine seeking in rats. Psychopharmacology, 233 1, 99-109

Mantsch, John R; Vranjkovic, Oliver; Twining, Robert C; Gasser, Paul J; McReynolds, Jayme R; Blacktop, Jordan M 2014. Neurobiological mechanisms that contribute to stress-related cocaine use. Neuropharmacology, 76 Pt B , 383-94

McReynolds, Jayme R; Anderson, Kelly M; Donowho, Kyle M; McIntyre, Christa K 2014. Noradrenergic actions in the basolateral complex of the amygdala modulate Arc expression in hippocampal synapses and consolidation of aversive and non-aversive memory. Neurobiology of learning and memory, 115 , 49-57

McReynolds, Jayme R; Holloway-Erickson, Crystal M; Parmar, Tulja U; McIntyre, Christa K 2014. Corticosterone-induced enhancement of memory and synaptic Arc protein in the medial prefrontal cortex. Neurobiology of learning and memory, 112 , 148-57

McReynolds, Jayme R; Peña, David F; Blacktop, Jordan M; Mantsch, John R 2014. Neurobiological mechanisms underlying relapse to cocaine use: contributions of CRF and noradrenergic systems and regulation by glucocorticoids. Stress (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 17 1, 22-38

McReynolds, Jayme R; Vranjkovic, Oliver; Thao, Malia; Baker, David A; Makky, Khadijah; Lim, Yiwei; Mantsch, John R 2014. Beta-2 adrenergic receptors mediate stress-evoked reinstatement of cocaine-induced conditioned place preference and increases in CRF mRNA in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis in mice. Psychopharmacology, 231 20, 3953-63

Graf, Evan N; Wheeler, Robert A; Baker, David A; Ebben, Amanda L; Hill, Jonathan E; McReynolds, Jayme R; Robble, Mykel A; Vranjkovic, Oliver; Wheeler, Daniel S; Mantsch, John R; Gasser, Paul J 2013. Corticosterone acts in the nucleus accumbens to enhance dopamine signaling and potentiate reinstatement of cocaine seeking. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 33 29, 11800-10

Holloway-Erickson, Crystal M; McReynolds, Jayme R; McIntyre, Christa K 2012. Memory-enhancing intra-basolateral amygdala infusions of clenbuterol increase Arc and CaMKII? protein expression in the rostral anterior cingulate cortex. Frontiers in behavioral neuroscience, 6 , 17

McReynolds, Jayme R; McIntyre, Christa K 2012. Emotional modulation of the synapse. Reviews in the neurosciences, 23 5-6, 449-61

McReynolds, Jayme R; Donowho, Kyle; Abdi, Amin; McGaugh, James L; Roozendaal, Benno; McIntyre, Christa K 2010. Memory-enhancing corticosterone treatment increases amygdala norepinephrine and Arc protein expression in hippocampal synaptic fractions. Neurobiology of learning and memory, 93 3, 312-21

Roozendaal, Benno; McReynolds, Jayme R; Van der Zee, Eddy A; Lee, Sangkwan; McGaugh, James L; McIntyre, Christa K 2009. Glucocorticoid effects on memory consolidation depend on functional interactions between the medial prefrontal cortex and basolateral amygdala. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 29 45, 14299-308

Alkire, Michael T; Gruver, Robin; Miller, Jason; McReynolds, Jayme R; Hahn, Emily L; Cahill, Larry 2008. Neuroimaging analysis of an anesthetic gas that blocks human emotional memory. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105 5, 1722-7

Alkire, Michael T; McReynolds, Jayme R; Hahn, Emily L; Trivedi, Akash N 2007. Thalamic microinjection of nicotine reverses sevoflurane-induced loss of righting reflex in the rat. Anesthesiology, 107 2, 264-72

Alkire, Michael T; Nathan, Sheila V; McReynolds, Jayme R 2005. Memory enhancing effect of low-dose sevoflurane does not occur in basolateral amygdala-lesioned rats. Anesthesiology, 103 6, 1167-73

Nathan, Sheila V; Griffith, Qyana K; McReynolds, Jayme R; Hahn, Emily L; Roozendaal, Benno 2004. Basolateral amygdala interacts with other brain regions in regulating glucocorticoid effects on different memory functions. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1032 , 179-82

Roozendaal, Benno; McReynolds, Jayme R; McGaugh, James L 2004. The basolateral amygdala interacts with the medial prefrontal cortex in regulating glucocorticoid effects on working memory impairment. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 24 6, 1385-92