Ericka Holmstrand, PhD

Graduated

2010

Mentor

Dr. Susan Sesack

Thesis

Heterogeneity of high-affinity choline transporter expression and localization in limbic projections of the cholinergic tegmentum

Current Affiliation

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Current Position

Postdoctoral Fellow

Prior Degree

BS, Brown University (2000)

Publications

Holmstrand, E.C., Asafu-Adjei, J., Sampson, A.R., Blakely, R.D. and Sesack, S.R. Ultrastructural localization of high-affinity choline transporter in the rat anteroventral thalamus and ventral tegmental area: differences in axon morphology and transporter distribution. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 2009. (In Press).

Salahpour, A., Ramsey, A.J., Medvedev, I.O., Kile, B., Sotnikova, T.D., Holmstrand, E., Ghisi, V., Nicholls, P.J., Wong, L., Murphy, K., Sesack, S.R., Wightman, R.M., Gainetdinov, R.R. and Caron, M.G. Increased amphetamine-induced hyperactivity and reward in mice overexpressing the dopamine transporter. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105(11):4405-10, 2008.