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Keira Weed, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Email: pweed@lsuhsc.edu

Phone: 504-568-2827

Office: MEB5208

Office Hours:

Tuesdays: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesdays: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Fridays: 9:0 am - 3:00 pm


Publications/Presentations

 

 

Publications

 

1.    Varner, K. J., Daigle, K., Weed, P. F., Lewis, P. B., Mahne, S. E., Sankaranarayanan, A., Winsauer, P. J. (2013). Comparison of the behavioral and cardiovascular effects of mephedrone with other drugs of abuse in rats. Psychopharmacology, 225(3):675-85.

 

2.    Weed, P. F., Leonard, S. T., Sankaranarayanan, A., & Winsauer, P. J. (2014). Estradiol administration to ovariectomized rats potentiates mephedrone-induced disruptions of nonspatial learning. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 101(2):303-15.

 

3.    Hulin, M. W., Lawrence, M. N., Amato, R. J., Weed, P. F., & Winsauer, P. J. (2015). Comparison of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and pregnanolone with existing pharmacotherapies for alcohol abuse on ethanol- and food-maintained responding in male rats. Alcohol, 49(2):127-38.

 

4.    Winsauer, P.J., Filipeanu, C.M., Weed, P.F., Sutton, J.L. (2015). Hormonal status and age differentially affect tolerance to the disruptive effects of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol on learning in female rats. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 6:133.

 

5.    Weed, P.F., Filipeanu, C.M., Ketchum, M.J., Winsauer, P.J. (2016). Chronic Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol during adolescence differentially modulates striatal CB1 receptor expression and the acute and chronic effects on learning in adult rats. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 356(1):20-31.

 

6.    Ketchum, M.J., Weyand T.G., Weed, P.F., Winsauer, P.J. (2016). Learning by subtraction: Hippocampal activity and effects of ethanol during the acquisition and performance of response sequences. Hippocampus, 26(5):601-22.

 

7.    Weed, P.F., France, C.P, Gerak, L.R. (2017). Preference for an opioid/benzodiazepine mixture over an opioid alone using a concurrent choice procedure in rhesus monkeys. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 362(1):59-66.

 

8.    Weed, P.F., Gerak, L.R., France, C.P. (2018). Ventilatory depressant effects of opioids alone and in combination with cannabinoids in rhesus monkeys. European Journal of Pharmacology, 833:94-99.

 

9.    Erwin, L.L., Nilges, M.R., DeLarge, A.F., Weed, P.F., Winsauer, P.J. (2019). Effects of noncontingent ethanol, DHEA, and pregnanolone administration on ethanol self-administration in outbred female rats. Alcohol, 75:67-77

 

 

10.  Gerak, L.R., Weed, P.F., Maguire, D.R., France, C.P. (2019). Effects of synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonist JWH-018 on abuse-related effects of opioids in rhesus monkeys. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 202:33-38.