Christopher Cunningham

Professor

  • 6634 Citations
  • 47 h-Index
1973 …2020
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Research Output 1973 2018

  • 6634 Citations
  • 47 h-Index
  • 174 Article
2018

Effects of multi-modal cues on conditioned place preference in C57BL/6J and DBA/2J mice

Cunningham, C. & Shields, C. N., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Psychopharmacology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inbred DBA Mouse
Cues
Ethanol
Touch
Reward
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of sex on ethanol conditioned place preference, activity and variability in C57BL/6J and DBA/2J mice

Cunningham, C. & Shields, C. N., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inbred DBA Mouse
Sex Characteristics
Ethanol
Reward
Drinking
2017
9 Citations (Scopus)

Ethanol-seeking behavior is expressed directly through an extended amygdala to midbrain neural circuit

Pina, M. M. & Cunningham, C., Jan 1 2017, In : Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. 137, p. 83-91 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Septal Nuclei
Ventral Tegmental Area
Mesencephalon
Amygdala
Ethanol
2 Citations (Scopus)

Naloxone effects on extinction of ethanol- and cocaine-induced conditioned place preference in mice

Font, L., Houck, C. A. & Cunningham, C., Jun 26 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Psychopharmacology. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Naloxone
Cocaine
Ethanol
Opioid Analgesics
Psychological Extinction
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)
Ionotropic Glutamate Receptors
Ventral Tegmental Area
Ethanol
Cues
N-Methylaspartate
2015
29 Citations (Scopus)

Differential effects of ghrelin antagonists on alcohol drinking and reinforcement in mouse and rat models of alcohol dependence

Gomez, J. L., Cunningham, C., Finn, D. D., Young, E. A., Helpenstell, L. K., Schuette, L. M., Fidler, T. L., Kosten, T. A. & Ryabinin, A., Jun 27 2015, In : Neuropharmacology. 97, p. 182-193 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ghrelin
Ghrelin Receptor
Alcohol Drinking
Alcoholism
Ethanol
6 Citations (Scopus)
Inbred DBA Mouse
Nicotine
Ethanol
Locomotion
Reward
13 Citations (Scopus)

Rewarding and aversive effects of ethanol in High Drinking in the Dark selectively bred mice

Barkley-Levenson, A. M., Cunningham, C., Smitasin, P. J. & Crabbe, J. J., Jan 1 2015, In : Addiction Biology. 20, 1, p. 80-90 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drinking
Ethanol
Alcohols
Lithium Chloride
Reward
21 Citations (Scopus)

The bed nucleus of the stria terminalis regulates ethanol-seeking behavior in mice

Pina, M. M., Young, E. A., Ryabinin, A. & Cunningham, C., Dec 9 2015, In : Neuropharmacology. 99, p. 627-638 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Septal Nuclei
Ethanol
Cues
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Designer Drugs
2014
11 Citations (Scopus)

Cue configuration effects in acquisition and extinction of a cocaine-induced place preference

Hitchcock, L. N., Cunningham, C. & Lattal, K. M., Apr 1 2014, In : Behavioral Neuroscience. 128, 2, p. 217-227 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cocaine
Cues
Cocaine-Related Disorders
Touch
Street Drugs
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of acute withdrawal on ethanol-induced conditioned place preference in DBA/2J mice

Dreumont, S. E. & Cunningham, C., Feb 2014, In : Psychopharmacology. 231, 4, p. 777-785 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inbred DBA Mouse
Ethanol
Reward
Cues
Alcoholism
7 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of combining tactile with visual and spatial cues in conditioned place preference

Cunningham, C. & Zerizef, C. L., Aug 19 2014, In : Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior. 124, p. 443-450 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Touch
Cues
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Experiments
Light
16 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of dopamine receptor antagonists on the acquisition of ethanol-induced conditioned place preference in mice

Pina, M. M. & Cunningham, C., Feb 2014, In : Psychopharmacology. 231, 3, p. 459-468 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dopamine Antagonists
Ethanol
Raclopride
Dopamine Receptors
Learning
6 Citations (Scopus)
Cannabinoid Receptor Antagonists
Cannabinoid Receptor CB1
reward
Ethanol
antagonism
21 Citations (Scopus)
Inbred Strains Mice
Ethanol
Phenotype
Genotype
Locomotion
22 Citations (Scopus)

Role of nucleus accumbens dopamine receptor subtypes in the learning and expression of alcohol-seeking behavior

Young, E. A., Dreumont, S. E. & Cunningham, C., Feb 2014, In : Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. 108, p. 28-37 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dopamine Receptors
Nucleus Accumbens
Ethanol
Alcohols
Learning
10 Citations (Scopus)

The role of the laterodorsal tegmental nucleus in methamphetamine conditioned place preference and locomotor activity

Dobbs, L. K. & Cunningham, C., May 15 2014, In : Behavioural Brain Research. 265, p. 198-202 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methamphetamine
Locomotion
Acetylcholine
Neurons
Ventral Tegmental Area
2013
28 Citations (Scopus)

The histone deacetylase inhibitor sodium butyrate modulates acquisition and extinction of cocaine-induced conditioned place preference

Raybuck, J. D., McCleery, E. J., Cunningham, C., Wood, M. A. & Lattal, K. M., May 2013, In : Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior. 106, p. 109-116 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors
Butyric Acid
Cocaine
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Acetylation
18 Citations (Scopus)

Time-dependent negative reinforcement of ethanol intake by alleviation of acute withdrawal

Cunningham, C., Fidler, T. L., Murphy, K. V., Mulgrew, J. A. & Smitasin, P. J., Feb 1 2013, In : Biological Psychiatry. 73, 3, p. 249-255 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethanol
Inbred DBA Mouse
Alcohols
Alcoholism
Reinforcement (Psychology)
2012
12 Citations (Scopus)
Prefrontal Cortex
Ethanol
Learning
Cyclic AMP Response Element-Binding Protein
Cues
26 Citations (Scopus)

Dependence induced increases in intragastric alcohol consumption in mice

Fidler, T. L., Powers, M. S., Ramirez, J. J., Crane, A., Mulgrew, J., Smitasin, P. & Cunningham, C., Jan 2012, In : Addiction Biology. 17, 1, p. 13-32 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alcohol Drinking
Ethanol
Inbred DBA Mouse
Inbred Strains Mice
Periodicity
30 Citations (Scopus)

Methylphenidate enhances extinction of contextual fear

Abraham, A. D., Cunningham, C. & Lattal, K. M., Feb 2012, In : Learning and Memory. 19, 2, p. 67-72 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methylphenidate
Fear
Freezing
5,10-dihydro-5-methylphenazine
Psychological Extinction
26 Citations (Scopus)
Propranolol
Ethanol
Data storage equipment
Injections
Therapeutics
25 Citations (Scopus)

Profound reduction in sensitivity to the aversive effects of methamphetamine in mice bred for high methamphetamine intake

Shabani, S., McKinnon, C. S., Cunningham, C. & Phillips, T., Feb 2012, In : Neuropharmacology. 62, 2, p. 1134-1141 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methamphetamine
Drinking
Cues
Touch
2 Citations (Scopus)

Repeated microinjections into the medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC) impair extinction of conditioned place preference in mice

Groblewski, P. A. & Cunningham, C., Apr 21 2012, In : Behavioural Brain Research. 230, 1, p. 299-303 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microinjections
Prefrontal Cortex
Bupivacaine
Ethanol
Injections
2011
15 Citations (Scopus)

Blockade of opioid receptors in anterior cingulate cortex disrupts ethanol-seeking behavior in mice

Gremel, C. M., Young, E. A. & Cunningham, C., Jun 1 2011, In : Behavioural Brain Research. 219, 2, p. 358-362 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gyrus Cinguli
Opioid Receptors
Ethanol
Cues
Opioid Analgesics
15 Citations (Scopus)
Extracellular Signal-Regulated MAP Kinases
Ethanol
Psychological Extinction
Inhibition (Psychology)
Learning
29 Citations (Scopus)

Intragastric self-infusion of ethanol in high- and low-drinking mouse genotypes after passive ethanol exposure

Fidler, T. L., Dion, A. M., Powers, M. S., Ramirez, J. J., Mulgrew, J. A., Smitasin, P. J., Crane, A. T. & Cunningham, C., Apr 2011, In : Genes, Brain and Behavior. 10, 3, p. 264-275 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drinking
Ethanol
Genotype
Inbred DBA Mouse
Water
39 Citations (Scopus)

Involvement of the orexin/hypocretin system in ethanol conditioned place preference

Voorhees, C. M. & Cunningham, C., Apr 2011, In : Psychopharmacology. 214, 4, p. 805-818 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethanol
Orexin Receptors
Orexins
Locomotion
Pharmacokinetics
26 Citations (Scopus)

Place conditioning

Cunningham, C., Groblewski, P. A. & Voorhees, C. M., 2011, In : Neuromethods. 53, p. 167-189 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychotropic Drugs
Design of experiments
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Selection Bias
Locomotion
39 Citations (Scopus)

Sensitivity to rewarding or aversive effects of methamphetamine determines methamphetamine intake

Shabani, S., Mckinnon, C. S., Reed, C., Cunningham, C. & Phillips, T., Aug 2011, In : Genes, Brain and Behavior. 10, 6, p. 625-636 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methamphetamine
Drinking
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Amphetamines
24 Citations (Scopus)

Urocortin-1 within the centrally-projecting edinger-westphal nucleus is critical for ethanol preference

Giardino, W. J., Cocking, D. L., Kaur, S., Cunningham, C. & Ryabinin, A., 2011, In : PLoS One. 6, 10, e26997.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urocortins
Ethanol
ethanol
mice
lesions (animal)
2010
9 Citations (Scopus)
Nucleus Accumbens
Amygdala
Dopamine
Ethanol
Flupenthixol
74 Citations (Scopus)

Ethanol consumption: How should we measure it? Achieving consilience between human and animal phenotypes

Leeman, R. F., Heilig, M., Cunningham, C., Stephens, D. N., Duka, T. & O'Malley, S. S., Apr 2010, In : Addiction Biology. 15, 2, p. 109-124 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethanol
Phenotype
Alcohol Drinking
Drinking
Binge Drinking
65 Citations (Scopus)

Reward sensitivity: Issues of measurement, and achieving consilience between human and animal phenotypes

Stephens, D. N., Duka, T., Crombag, H. S., Cunningham, C., Heilig, M. & Crabbe, J. J., Apr 2010, In : Addiction Biology. 15, 2, p. 146-168 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reward
Phenotype
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Substance-Related Disorders
Task Performance and Analysis
2009
49 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of d-cycloserine on extinction and reconditioning of ethanol-seeking behavior in mice

Groblewski, P. A., Lattal, K. M. & Cunningham, C., May 2009, In : Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 33, 5, p. 772-782 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cycloserine
Ethanol
Experiments
Psychological Extinction
Cues
48 Citations (Scopus)

Genetically correlated effects of selective breeding for high and low methamphetamine consumption

Wheeler, J. M., Reed, C., Burkhart-Kasch, S., Li, N., Cunningham, C., Janowsky, A., Franken, F. H., Wiren, K., Hashimoto, J. G., Scibelli, A. C. & Phillips, T., Nov 2009, In : Genes, Brain and Behavior. 8, 8, p. 758-771 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methamphetamine
Self Administration
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Genes
Gene Expression
43 Citations (Scopus)

Involvement of amygdala dopamine and nucleus accumbens nmda receptors in ethanol-seeking behavior in mice

Gremel, C. M. & Cunningham, C., May 2009, In : Neuropsychopharmacology. 34, 6, p. 1443-1453 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nucleus Accumbens
Amygdala
Dopamine
N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptors
Ethanol
8 Citations (Scopus)

Schedule of passive ethanol exposure affects subsequent intragastric ethanol self-infusion

Fidler, T. L., Oberlin, B. G., Struthers, A. M. & Cunningham, C., Nov 2009, In : Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 33, 11, p. 1909-1923 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Appointments and Schedules
Ethanol
Reinforcement
Self Administration
Catheters
2008
12 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of maternal strain on ethanol responses in reciprocal F1 C57BL/6J and DBA/2J hybrid mice

Gabriel, K. I. & Cunningham, C., Apr 2008, In : Genes, Brain and Behavior. 7, 3, p. 276-287 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethanol
Mothers
Maternal Behavior
Induced Hypothermia
Phenotype
39 Citations (Scopus)

Reference-dose place conditioning with ethanol in mice: Empirical and theoretical analysis

Groblewski, P. A., Bax, L. S. & Cunningham, C., Nov 2008, In : Psychopharmacology. 201, 1, p. 97-106 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethanol
Cues
Conditioning (Psychology)
Inbred DBA Mouse
50 Citations (Scopus)

Roles of the nucleus accumbens and amygdala in the acquisition and expression of ethanol-conditioned behavior in mice

Gremel, C. M. & Cunningham, C., Jan 30 2008, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 28, 5, p. 1076-1084 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nucleus Accumbens
Amygdala
Ethanol
Ventral Tegmental Area
Inbred DBA Mouse
20 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis with alpha lipoic acid and associative conditioning

Jones, R. E., Moes, N., Zwickey, H., Cunningham, C., Gregory, W. L. & Oken, B., May 2008, In : Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 22, 4, p. 538-543 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thioctic Acid
Autoimmune Experimental Encephalomyelitis
Saccharin
Water
Therapeutics
2007
22 Citations (Scopus)

FOS expression induced by an ethanol-paired conditioned stimulus

Hill, K. G., Ryabinin, A. & Cunningham, C., Jun 2007, In : Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior. 87, 2, p. 208-221 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethanol
Brain
Amygdala
Hippocampus
Experiments
26 Citations (Scopus)

Rapid induction of Pavlovian approach to an ethanol-paired visual cue in mice

Cunningham, C. & Patel, P., Jun 2007, In : Psychopharmacology. 192, 2, p. 231-241 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cues
Ethanol
Inbred NZB Mouse
Animal Behavior
Injections
45 Citations (Scopus)

Role of test activity in ethanol-induced disruption of place preference expression in mice

Gremel, C. M. & Cunningham, C., Apr 2007, In : Psychopharmacology. 191, 2, p. 195-202 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethanol
Inbred NZB Mouse
Inbred DBA Mouse
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Inbred Strains Mice
2 Citations (Scopus)

Trait or state? [4]

Crabbe, J. J. & Cunningham, C., Aug 24 2007, In : Science. 317, 5841, p. 1033-1034 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dopamine D3 Receptors
Self Administration
Dopamine D2 Receptors
Impulsive Behavior
Nucleus Accumbens
2006
223 Citations (Scopus)

Drug-induced conditioned place preference and aversion in mice

Cunningham, C., Gremel, C. M. & Groblewski, P. A., Nov 2006, In : Nature Protocols. 1, 4, p. 1662-1670 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pharmaceutical Preparations
Cues
Touch
Ethanol
Conditioning (Psychology)
7 Citations (Scopus)

Proximal ethanol pretreatment interferes with acquisition of ethanol-induced conditioned place preference

Cunningham, C. & Gremel, C. M., Nov 2006, In : Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior. 85, 3, p. 612-619 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethanol
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Association Learning
Inbred DBA Mouse
Drug Users
31 Citations (Scopus)

Reestablishing an intragastric ethanol self-infusion model in rats

Fidler, T. L., Clews, T. W. & Cunningham, C., Mar 2006, In : Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 30, 3, p. 414-428 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rats
Ethanol
Rat control
Control Groups
Catheters