Kent Vrana, PhD

    • 6161 Citations
    • 33 h-Index
    1979 …2020
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    Projects 1979 2020

    MULTI-DISCIPLINARY TRAINING IN THE BIOLOGY OF ALCOHOLISM

    Vrana, K., Samson, H., Grant, K., Friedman, D. & McCool, B.

    National Institutes of Health

    7/1/946/30/19

    Project: Research projectInstitutional National Research Service Award

    Alcoholism
    Alcohols
    Neurosciences
    Biochemistry
    Students

    CENTER FOR NEUROBIOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION OF DRUG ABUSE

    Vrana, K., Wood, F., Ferris, M., Jones, S. R., Booze, R., Howlett, A., Dworkin, S., Porrino, L., Davies, H. M., Deadwyler, S. A., Roberts, D. C. S., Morgan, D., Morton, K., Hemby, S. E., Beveridge, T. J. R., Childers, S., Nader, M., Bennett, B., Porrino, L. J., Deadwyler, S. A., Roberts, D. C. S., Davies, H. & Smith, J.

    National Institutes of Health

    9/30/912/29/20

    Project: Research projectSpecialized Center

    Epigenomics
    Substance-Related Disorders
    Street Drugs
    Pharmaceutical Preparations
    Cocaine

    TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS IN THE 5S RNA GENE SYSTEM

    Vrana, K.

    National Institutes of Health

    7/1/85 → …

    Project: Research projectPostdoctoral Individual National Research Service Award

    A diagnostic plasma protein panel for alcohol abuse

    Vrana, K.

    National Institutes of Health

    6/15/143/31/18

    Project: Research projectResearch Project

    Alcoholism
    Blood Proteins
    Biomarkers
    Drinking Behavior
    Finland
    Self Administration
    Primates
    Alcoholism
    Biomarkers
    Alcohols

    Research Output 1981 2018

    Exposure to environmental enrichment attenuates addiction-like behavior and alters molecular effects of heroin self-administration in rats

    Imperio, C. G., McFalls, A. J., Hadad, N., Blanco-Berdugo, L., Masser, D. R., Colechio, E. M., Coffey, A. A., Bixler, G. V., Stanford, D. R., Vrana, K. E., Grigson, P. S. & Freeman, W. M., Sep 1 2018, In : Neuropharmacology. 139, p. 26-40 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Self Administration
    Heroin
    Environmental Exposure
    Methylation
    Genetic Promoter Regions
    Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels
    Nociception
    Abdominal Pain
    Pain Perception
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    5 Citations
    Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
    Serotonin
    Inflammation
    Manuscripts
    Serotonin Receptors
    5 Citations

    Assessment of individual differences in the rat nucleus accumbens transcriptome following taste-heroin extended access

    Imperio, C. G., McFalls, A. J., Colechio, E. M., Masser, D. R., Vrana, K. E., Grigson, P. S. & Freeman, W. M., May 1 2016, In : Brain Research Bulletin. 123, p. 71-80 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Heroin
    Nucleus Accumbens
    Transcriptome
    Individuality
    Cues

    Bioinformatic and computational approaches for analysis of genomics data in neurotoxicology research

    Gohlke, J. M., Freeman, W. M. & Vrana, K. E., Apr 19 2016, Neurotoxicology: Third Edition. CRC Press, p. 29-49 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Genomics
    Computational Biology
    Research