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1. Ceballos NA, Houston RJ, Smith ND, Bauer LO, Taylor RE (2005). N400 as an index of semantic expectancies: Differential effects of alcohol and cocaine dependence. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 29:936-943.

2 . Onaivi ES, Ishiguro H, Zhang PW, Lin Z, Akinshola BE, Leonard CM, Uhl GR (2006). Endocannabinoid Receptor Genetics: In Endocannabinoids: The Brain and Body’s Marijuana and Beyond. Ed. ES Onaivi, Sugiura T, Di Marzo V. CRC Press . 57-119.

3. Sobrian SK, Jones BL, James, Feremusu N. Kamara, R. Holson R. (2004) Prenatal ethanol preferentially enhances reactivity of the dopamine D1 but not D2 or D3 receptors in offspring. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 27:73-93.

4. Tizabi Y, Manaye KF, Smoot D, Taylor RE (2004). Protective Effects of Nicotine on Ethanol-Induced Toxicity in Cultured Cerebral Cortical Cells. Neurotoxicity Research, 29(6):311-316.

5. Tizabi Y, Manaye KF and Taylor RE (2005). Nicotine Blocks Ethanol- Induced Apoptosis in Primary Cultures of Rat Cerebral Cortical and Cerebellar Granule Cells. Neurotox Res. 7(4):319-322.

6. Uhl GR, Ishiguro H, Onaivi ES, Zhang PW, Akinshola BE, Lin Z, Hope B, Leonard CM, Liu QR (2005). Molecular Neurobiological Methods in Marijuana-Cannabinoid Research: In Methods and Protocols in Marijuana Cannabinoid Research. Ed. ES Oaivi, Humana Press.

7. Yuan A, Apprey V, Harrell JP, Taylor RE, Bonney GE (2005). A Study of Genetic Association with Electrophysiological Measures Related to Alcoholism:GAW14 Data. BMC Genetics, 6 (Suppl 1): S126.

In Press

1. Apprey V, Afful J, Harrell JP, Taylor RE, and Bonney GE (2006). Genes, Age and Alcoholism: Analysis of GAW14 Data. BMC Genetics.


1. Bauer LO, Ceballos NA, Taylor, RE Interactive Effects of Hypertension and Alcohol Dependence on the P300 Event-Related Potential in African Americans. Clinical Neurophysiology.

2. Campbell VC, Kopajtic TA, Newman AH, Katz JL Assessment of the influence of histaminergic actions on cocaine-like effects of 3-alpha- diphenylmethoxytropane analogues. J.Pharmacol. Exp.Ther.

3. Copeland RL, Leggett YA, Kanaan YM, Taylor RE and Tizabi Y. Neuroprotective Effects of Nicotine Against Salsolino-Induced Cytotoxicity: Implications for Parkinson’s Disease. Neurotoxicity Research.

4. Johnson WD, Parandaman V, Onaivi ES, Taylor RE, Akinshola BE. Disruption of Kainic Acid and Cyclothiazide Activity in an AMPA glutamate Receptor Splice-Variable domain deletion mutant. Molecular Pharmacology.

5. Scott DM, Bland WP, Cain GE, Ferguson CL, Kalu NN, Kwagyan J, Hesselbrock V, Taylor RE. Clinical Course of Alcohol Dependence in African Americans. Journal of Studies on Alcohol.


1. Academic ED SBIRT Research Collaborative (2005). SBIRT Training For Academic ED Providers. Alc Clin. Exp. Res. Supp 29:76A

2. Akala E, Wang H, Zhang R, Taylor R and Adedoyin A (2005). Disposition of naltrexone after intravenous bolus administration in Wistar rats, LAD-1 and HAD-1 rats. Alc. Clin. Exp. Res. Supp 29: 83A.

3. Akinshola BE, Johnson WD, Taylor RE, Myers L, Perchuk A and Onaivi ES (2005). In-vitro and in-vivo effects of ethanol is influenced by vanilloid receptor activation. European Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism.

4. Akinshola BE, Moykkynen T, Korpi ER, Lovinger DM (2004). Ethanol interaction with desensitization of AMPA-type glutamate receptors. European Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism.

5. Campbell VC, Taylor RE, and Tizabi Y (2005). Antinociceptive effects of alcohol and nicotine in a rat model: involvement of the opioid system. Alc. Clin. Exp. Res. Supp 29: 14A.

6. Campbell VC, Taylor RE, Tizabi Y (2005). Antinociceptive effects of alcohol and nicotine in a rat model: involvement of the delta opiod receptor system. Society of Neuroscience.

7. Getachew B, Hauser SR, Taylor RE, Tizabi Y (2005). Alcohol withdrawal results in depressive-like behavior in rats. Alc. Clin. Exp. Res. Supp 29:148A.8. Getachew B, Hauser SR, Taylor RE, Tizabi Y (2005). Anxiogenic effects of alcohol withdrawal in female WKY and winstar rats. Society of Neuroscience.

8. Hauser SR, Getachew B, Taylor RE, Tizabi Y (2005). Desipramine blocks the depression effects of alcohol in female WKY rats. Society of Neuroscience.

9. Johnson WD, Onaivi ES, Taylor RE and Akinshola BE (2005). Ethanol modulation of vanilloid (VR1) receptor. Alc. Clin. Exp. Res. Supp 29:144A.

10. Scott DM, Bland WP, Cain GE, Ferguson CL, Kalu NN, Kwagyan J, Taylor RE (2005).The clinical course of alcohol dependence among African Americans. Alc. Clin. Exp. Res. Supp 29:81A.

11. Scott DM, Williams CD, Walton KY, Kalu NN, Kwagyan J, Taylor RE (2005). Early alcohol, tobacco and marijuana use as risk factors in the development of alcohol dependence in African Americans. Alc. Clin. Exp. Res. Supp 29:81A.

12. Tizabi, Y., Copeland, R. L. Jr., Newton, S. S., Taylor, R. E (2004). Effects of combined systemic alcohol and nicotine administration on dopamine release in the shell region of nucleus accumbens. Alc Clin Exp Res Supp. 28:40A

13. Tizabi Y, Taylor RE (2005). An overview of basic interactions between alcohol and nicotine. Alc. Clin. Exp. Res. Supp 29:200A.

14. Walton K, Taylor RE (2005). The impact of SBIRT on ED patient’s alcohol use SBIRT alcohol curriculum for academic ED providers. National Medical Association.


1. Raysor BR, Walton KY (2005). This Bud Is Not For You. Dr. Lonnie E. Mitchell National HBCU Substance Abuse Conference. Baltimore, Maryland.

2. Tizabi Y (2005). Contributory Factors to Alcohol-Nicotine Co-Abuse: Preclinical Studies. Research Society on Alcoholism, Satellite symposium.

3. Tizabi Y (2005). Drinking and Smoking Comorbidity: Alcohol-Nicotine Interactions. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Bethesda, MD

4. Tizabi Y (2005). An Overview of Basic Interactions Between Alcohol and Nicotine Research Society on Alcoholism, Symposium.

5. Walton K (2005). Alcohol Use and Alcohol Abuse. Grand Rounds (Internal Medicine) Howard University Hospital.

6. Walton K, Scott DM, Cain G (2005). Substance Abuse and Addictions in the African American Community. National Association of Black Social Workers, Washington, DC Chapter Conference.

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