Nancy A Ator

Professor

1969 …2016
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Research Output 1969 2016

  • 85 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution
2016

D-amino-acid oxidase inhibition increases D-serine plasma levels in mouse but not in monkey or dog

Rojas, C., Alt, J., Ator, N. A., Thomas, A. G., Wu, Y., Hin, N., Wozniak, K., Ferraris, D., Rais, R., Tsukamoto, T. & Slusher, B., May 1 2016, In : Neuropsychopharmacology. 41, 6, p. 1610-1619 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

D-Amino-Acid Oxidase
Serine
Haplorhini
Dogs
Rodentia
D-Amino-Acid Oxidase
Alanine
Haplorhini
Oral Administration
Cerebrospinal Fluid
2015

Neurocognitive dysfunction and pharmacological intervention using guanfacine in a rhesus macaque model of self-injurious behavior

Freeman, Z. T., Rice, K. A., Soto, P. L., Pate, K., Weed, M. R., Ator, N. A., DeLeon, I. G., Wong, D. F., Zhou, Y., Mankowski, J. L., Zink, M. C., Adams, R. J. & Hutchinson, E., May 26 2015, In : Translational Psychiatry. 5, 5, e567.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Guanfacine
Self-Injurious Behavior
Macaca mulatta
Pharmacology
Macaca
2013

A critical examination of best dose analysis for determining cognitive-enhancing potential of drugs: Studies with rhesus monkeys and computer simulations

Soto, P. L., Dallery, J., Ator, N. A. & Katz, B. R., Aug 2013, In : Psychopharmacology. 228, 4, p. 611-622 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macaca mulatta
Nicotine
Computer Simulation
Methylphenidate
Reproducibility of Results

Allosteric modulation of GAB AA receptor subtypes: Effects on visual recognition and visuospatial working memory in rhesus monkeys

Soto, P. L., Ator, N. A., Rallapalli, S. K., Biawat, P., Clayton, T., Cook, J. M. & Weed, M. R., Oct 2013, In : Neuropsychopharmacology. 38, 11, p. 2315-2325 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

GABA-A Receptors
Macaca mulatta
Short-Term Memory
zaleplon
Triazolam
N-Methyl-3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine
Papio
Pharmacokinetics
Catheters
Bruxism

Erratum: Allosteric modulation of GAB aa receptor subtypes: Effects on visual recognition and visuospatial working memory in rhesus monkeys (Neuropsychopharmacology (2013) 38 (2553) DOI: 10.1038/npp.2013.162)

Soto, P. L., Ator, N. A., Rallapalli, S. K., Biawat, P., Clayton, T., Cook, J. M. & Weed, M. R., Nov 2013, In : Neuropsychopharmacology. 38, 12, p. 2553 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macaca mulatta
Short-Term Memory
Recognition (Psychology)
2012

GABA site agonist gaboxadol induces addiction-predicting persistent changes in ventral tegmental area dopamine neurons but is not rewarding in mice or baboons

Vashchinkina, E., Panhelainen, A., Vekovischeva, O. Y., Aitta-Aho, T., Ebert, B., Ator, N. A. & Korpi, E. R., Apr 11 2012, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 32, 15, p. 5310-5320 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

GABA Agonists
Ventral Tegmental Area
Papio
Dopaminergic Neurons
GABA-A Receptors

Joseph Vincent Brady (1922-2011).

Hodos, W., Gollub, L. R., Ator, N. A. & Hursh, S. R., Dec 2012, In : American Psychologist. 67, 9, p. 801 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Behavioral Research
Pharmacology

Long-term exposure to oral methylphenidate or dl-amphetamine mixture in peri-adolescent rhesus monkeys: Effects on physiology, behavior, and dopamine system development

Soto, P. L., Wilcox, K. M., Zhou, Y., Ator, N. A., Riddle, M. A., Wong, D. F. & Weed, M. R., Nov 2012, In : Neuropsychopharmacology. 37, 12, p. 2566-2579 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methylphenidate
Amphetamine
Macaca mulatta
Dopamine
Dopamine Plasma Membrane Transport Proteins
2011

IACUC perspective on drug addiction research

Nicholson, K. L. & Ator, N. A., 2011, In : ILAR Journal. 52, 3, p. 379-385 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Animal Care Committees
substance abuse
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
drug abuse
Animal Welfare

Intravenous self-administration of gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) in baboons

Goodwin, A. K., Kaminski, B. J., Griffiths, R. R., Ator, N. A. & Weerts, E., Apr 1 2011, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 114, 2-3, p. 217-224 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sodium Oxybate
Self Administration
Papio
Intravenous Administration
Injections
N-Methyl-3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine
Papio
Oral Administration
Pharmacokinetics
3,4-Methylenedioxyamphetamine
2010

Reducing abuse liability of GABAA/benzodiazepine ligands via selective partial agonist efficacy at α1 and α2/3 subtypes

Ator, N. A., Atack, J. R., Hargreaves, R. J., Burns, H. D. & Dawson, G. R., Jan 2010, In : Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 332, 1, p. 4-16 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Benzodiazepines
Lorazepam
Ligands
Papio
Flumazenil
2008
Macaca
Ethanol
Swine
Drinking
Primates
Lorazepam
Benzodiazepines
Modulators
Rats
Anti-Anxiety Agents
2006

Morphine withdrawal dramatically reduces lymphocytes in morphine-dependent macaques

Weed, M. R., Carruth, L. M., Adams, R. J., Ator, N. A. & Hienz, R. D., Sep 2006, In : Journal of NeuroImmune Pharmacology. 1, 3, p. 250-259 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Morphine Dependence
Macaca
Opiate Alkaloids
Morphine
Lymphocytes
2005
Triazolam
Flumazenil
Papio
GABA-A Receptors
Benzodiazepines
GABA-A Receptors
Anxiety Disorders
Benzodiazepines
Pharmacology
Aminobutyrates

Introduction: New insights into the GABA A receptor

Ator, N. A. & McCann, U. D., Jan 2005, In : CNS Spectrums. 10, 1, p. 20 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

GABA-A Receptors
Flunitrazepam
Papio
Methadone
Injections
self-administration
2003

Principles of drug abuse liability assessment in laboratory animals

Ator, N. A. & Griffiths, R. R., Jun 5 2003, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 70, 3 SUPPL.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laboratory Animals
drug abuse
liability
Substance-Related Disorders
Animals
drug abuse
liability
Substance-Related Disorders
abuse
drug

Selectivity in generalization to GABAergic drugs in midazolam-trained baboons

Ator, N. A., May 2003, In : Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior. 75, 2, p. 435-445 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papio
Midazolam
Columbidae
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Intravenous Anesthetics
2002
Chlordiazepoxide
Papio
Midazolam
Pentobarbital
Pharmaceutical Preparations
2001
Pharmacology
Phencyclidine
Dextroamphetamine
Ethanol
Pharmaceutical Preparations
2000
zaleplon
Lorazepam
Pentobarbital
Diazepam
Benzodiazepines

Drug discrimination: Stimulus control during repeated testing in extinction

Zarcone, T. J. & Ator, N. A., Nov 2000, In : Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. 74, 3, p. 283-294 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lorazepam
Drug and Narcotic Control
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Appointments and Schedules
Food

Zaleplon and triazolam: Drug discrimination, plasma levels, and self-administration in baboons

Ator, N. A., Dec 22 2000, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 61, 1, p. 55-68 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

zaleplon
Triazolam
self-administration
Self Administration
Papio
zaleplon
Triazolam
Papio
drug
Benzodiazepines
1999
Methohexital
Papio
Propofol
food
reinforcement
Papio
Benzodiazepines
Lorazepam
Pentobarbital
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Midazolam
Triazolam
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Rats
Flurazepam

Statistical inference in behavior analysis: Environmental determinants?

Ator, N. A., Sep 1999, In : Behavior Analyst. 22, 2, p. 93-97 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research Design
Pressure
Research
1998
Papio
Posture
Flumazenil
Tremor
zolpidem
1997
Lorazepam
Barbiturates
Papio
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Hypnotics and Sedatives
1995
Midazolam
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Discrimination (Psychology)
Generalization (Psychology)
Methocarbamol
Midazolam
GABA-A Receptors
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Benzodiazepines
Flurazepam

Effects of triazolam on drinking in baboons with and without an oral self-administration history: a reinstatement phenomenon

Kautz, M. A. & Ator, N. A., Nov 1995, In : Psychopharmacology. 122, 2, p. 108-114 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Triazolam
Self Administration
Papio
Drinking
Oral Administration
1994

A FESTSCHRIFT IN HONOR OF JOSEPH V. BRADY IN HIS 70TH YEAR

Hodos, W. & Ator, N. A., 1994, In : Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. 61, 2, p. 131-134 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Behavioral, pharmacologic and neurobiologic variables important to the analysis of drug self-administration: Implications for the discovery of potential pharmacotherapies

Ator, N. A., Bergman, J., Dworkin, S. I., Koob, G. F. & Winger, G., Dec 1 1994, In : NIDA Research Monograph Series. 140, p. 99-102 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Animal Behavior
Self Administration
Narcotics
Heroin
Cocaine
Pentylenetetrazole
Papio
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Esters
Serotonin
1993

Behavioral pharmacology of abecarnil in baboons: reduced dependence and abuse potential.

Sannerud, C. A., Ator, N. A. & Griffiths, R. R., 1993, In : Psychopharmacology series. 11, p. 113-120 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbolines
Animal Behavior
Papio
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Substance-Related Disorders
pharmacology
Papio
withdrawal
discrimination
Pharmacology
Midazolam
Self Administration
Papio
Pharmaceutical Preparations

Drug discrimination analysis of endogenous neuroactive steroids in rats

Ator, N. A., Grant, K. A., Purdy, R. H., Paul, S. M. & Griffiths, R. R., Sep 14 1993, In : European Journal of Pharmacology. 241, 2-3, p. 237-243 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lorazepam
Pentobarbital
Steroids
Diazepam
Ethanol
1992

Behavioral pharmacology of abecarnil in baboons: Self-injection, drug discrimination and physical dependence

Sannerud, C. A., Ator, N. A. & Griffiths, R. R., 1992, In : Behavioural Pharmacology. 3, 5, p. 507-516 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papio
Pharmacology
Injections
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Flumazenil
Triazolam
Self Administration
Papio
Diazepam
Benzodiazepines

Zolpidem behavioral pharmacology in baboons: Self-injection, discrimination, tolerance and withdrawal

Griffiths, R. R., Sannerud, C. A., Ator, N. A. & Brady, J. V., 1992, In : Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 260, 3, p. 1199-1208 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papio
Pharmacology
Injections
Pentobarbital
Benzodiazepines