See below for some representative publications (pdf uploads in progress). Then see the complete list of our published work in MyBibliography:
Loney GC, King CP, Meyer PJ (2021) Systemic nicotine enhances opioid self-administration and modulates the formation of opioid-associated memories partly through actions within the insular cortex. Scientific Reports 11: 3321 (pdf).
Wakabayashi KT, Feja M, Leigh MPK, Baindur AN, Suarez M, Meyer PJ, Bass CE (2021) Chemogenetic activation of mesoaccumbal Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid projections selectively tunes responses to predictive cues when reward value is unexpectedly decreased. Biological Psychiarty 89(4): 366-375 (pdf).
King CP, Tripi JA, Hughson AR, Horvath AP, Lamparelli AC, Holl KL, Chitre AS, Polesskaya O, Richards JB, Solberg Woods LC, Palmer AA, Robinson TE, Flagel SB, Meyer PJ (2020) Sensitivity to food and cocaine cues are independent traits in a large sample of heterogeneous stock rats. bioRxiv, 2020.2005.2013.066944 (pdf).
Peterson VL, Richards JB, Meyer PJ, Cabrera-Rubio R, Tripi JA, King CP, Polesskaya O, Baud A, Chitre A, Bastiaanssen TFS, Solberg Woods L, Crispie F, Dinan TG, Cotter PD, Palmer AA, Cryan JF (2020). Sex-dependent Associations between Addiction-related Behaviors and the Microbiome. EBioMedicine 55:102769 (pdf).
Chitre AS, Polesskaya O, Holl K, Gao J, Cheng R, Bimschleger H, Garcia Martinez A, George T, Gileta AF, Han W, Horvath A, Hughson A, Ishiwari K, King CP, Lamparelli A, Versaggi CL, Martin C, St Pierre CL, Tripi JA, Wang T, Chen H, Flagel SB, Meyer PJ, Richards J, Robinson TE, Palmer AA, Solberg Woods LC. (2020) Genome-Wide Association Study in 3,173 Outbred Rats Identifies Multiple Loci for Body Weight, Adiposity, and Fasting Glucose. Obesity 2020 Oct; 28(10):1964-1973 (pdf)
Loney GC, Angelyn H, Meyer PJ (2019) Nicotine produces a high-approach, low-avoidance phenotype in response to alcohol-associated cues in male rats. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. Jun; 43:1284-1295 (pdf).
Loney GC, Meyer PJ (2019) Nicotine reduces the sensitivity to the interoceptive properties of commonly abused drugs as assessed with taste conditioning paradigms. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Jan 1;194:341-350 (pdf).
Loney GC, Pautassi RM, Kapadia D, Meyer PJ (2018) Nicotine affects ethanol-conditioned taste, but not place, aversion in a simultaneous conditioning procedure, Alcohol 71: 47-55 (pdf).
Loney GC, Meyer PJ. (2018) Brief Exposures to the Taste of Ethanol (EtOH) and Quinine Promote Subsequent Acceptance of EtOH in a Paradigm that Minimizes Postingestive Consequences. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. Dec 14 (pdf).
Pasquariello KP, Han M, Unal C, Meyer PJ (2017) Adrenergic manipulation inhibits Pavlovian conditioned approach behaviors. Behavioral Brain Research 339: 278-285 (pdf).
King CP, Militello L, Hart A, St Pierre CL, Leung E, Catlin J, Roberson NP, Versaggi CL, Palmer AA, Richards JB, Meyer PJ (2017) Cdh13 and AdipoQ gene knockout alters instrumental and Pavlovian drug conditioning. Genes, Brain, & Behavior. (pdf)
Tripi JA, Dent MD, Meyer PJ (2016) Individual differences in food-cue responsivity are assoicated with cocaine-induced ultrasonic vocalizations. Psychopharmacology. 234 (3), 437-446. (pdf)
Ahrens AM, Meyer PJ, Ferguson LM, Robinson TE, Aldridge JW (2016). Neural Activity in
the Ventral Pallidum Encodes Variation in the Incentive Value of a Reward Cue. The Journal of Neuroscience. 2016 Jul 27;36(30):7957-7970. (pdf)
Versaggi CL, King CP, Meyer PJ (2016) The tendency to sign-track predicts cue-induced reinstatement during nicotine self-administration, and is enhanced by nicotine but not ethanol. Psychopharmacology. (pdf)
King CP, Palmer AA, Solberg Woods LC, Richards JB, Meyer PJ (2016) Premature responding is associated with approach to a food cue in male and female heterogeneous stock rats. Psychopharmacology. (pdf)
Meyer PJ, King CP, & Ferarrio C (2015) “Motivational processes involved in substance abuse disorder” Current Topics in Behavioral Neuroscience. (pdf)
Meyer PJ, Cogan ES & Robinson TE (2014) “The Form of a Conditioned Stimulus Can Influence the Degree to Which It Acquires Incentive Motivational Properties” PLoS One 9: e98163. PMCID: 4048203 (pdf)
Fitzpatrick CJ, Gopalakrishnan S, Cogan ES, Yager LM, Meyer PJ, Lovic V, Saunders BT, Parker CC, Gonzales NM, Flagel SB, Palmer AA, Robinson TE & Morrow JD (2013) “Variation in the Form of Pavlovian Conditioned Approach Behavior among Outbred Male Sprague-Dawley Rats from Different Vendors and Colonies” PLoS One PMCID: 3787975 (pdf)
Paolone G, Angelakos CC, Meyer PJ, Robinson TE & Sarter M (2013) “Cholinergic control over attention in rats prone to attribute incentive salience to reward cues” The Journal of Neuroscience 33: 8321-8335. PMCID: 3690461 (pdf)
Meyer PJ, Lovic V, Saunders BT, Yager LM, Flagel SB, Morrow JD & Robinson TE (2012) “Quantifying individual variation in the propensity to attribute incentive salience to reward cues” PLoS One. 7: e38987 (pdf)
Pastor, R, Reed C, Meyer PJ, McKinnon C, Ryabinin AE, Phillips TJ (2012) “Role of Corticotropin Releasing Factor and Corticosterone in Ethanol-Induced Behavioral Sensitization” Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 341(2): 455-463. PMCID: 3336812 (pdf)
Meyer PJ. Ma ST & Robinson TE (2012) “A cocaine cue is more preferred and evokes more frequency-modulated 50-kHz ultrasonic vocalizations in rats prone to attribute incentive salience to a food cue” Psychopharmacology 219: 999-1009. PMCID: 3578944
Meyer PJ, Morgan MM, Kozell LB, & Ingram SL (2009) “Contribution of dopamine receptors to periaqueductal gray-mediated antinociception” Psychopharmacology 204: 531-540. PMCID: 3399690 (pdf)
Meyer PJ, Fossum EN, Ingram SL, & Morgan MM (2007) “Analgesic tolerance to microinjection of the µ-opioid agonist DAMGO into the ventrolateral periaqueductal gray” Neuropharmacology 52: 1580-1585. PMCID: 1971241
Meyer PJ, Meshul CK, & Phillips TJ (2009) “Ethanol- and cocaine-induced locomotion are genetically related to increases in accumbal dopamine” Genes, Brain, & Behavior 8: 346-355. PMCID: 2768278
Meyer PJ & Phillips TJ (2007) “Behavioral sensitization to ethanol does not result in cross-sensitization to NMDA receptor antagonists” Psychopharmacology 195: 103-115. PMID: 17653696
Holstein S, Pastor R, Meyer PJ & Phillips TJ. (2005) Naloxone does not attenuate the locomotor effects of ethanol in FAST, SLOW, or two heterogeneous stocks of mice. Psychopharmacology 182: 277-289. PMID: 15990998
Meyer PJ, Palmer AA, McKinnon C & Phillips TJ. (2005) “Behavioral sensitization to ethanol is modulated by environmental conditions, but is not associated with cross-sensitization to allopregnanolone or pentobarbital in DBA/2J mice.” Neuroscience 131: 263-273. PMID: 15708471
Meyer PJ & Phillips TJ. (2003) “Sensitivity to ketamine, alone or in combination with ethanol, is altered in mice selectively bred for ethanol’s locomotor effects.” Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 27: 1701-1709. PMID: 14634484
Meyer PJ & Phillips TJ (2003) “Bivalent effects of MK-801 on ethanol sensitization, but no effect on tolerance to ethanol-induced ataxia.” Behavioral Neuroscience 117: 641-649. PMID 12802892
Cunningham CL, Tull LE, Rindal KE & Meyer PJ (2002) “Distal and proximal pre-exposure to ethanol in the place conditioning task: tolerance to aversive effect, sensitization to activating effect, but no change in rewarding effect.” Psychopharmacology 160: 414–424. PMID: 1191966
King AC, & Meyer PJ (2000) “Naltrexone-induced alterations of nicotine response in a cigarette smoking paradigm.” Pharmacology, Biochemistry, & Behavior 66: 563-72. PMID: 1089937