William (Jake) Wright

Contact

269 Crawford Hall
William.Wright@pitt.edu

Education

B.S., Wofford College (2015)

Focus

Understanding the synaptic and circuit mechanisms underlying motivation and addiction

Publications

Wright, WJ & Dong, Y. (2017) Tipping the scales toward addiction. Biological Psychiatry, 81(11); 903-904.

Wright, WJ & Dong, Y. (2018) Intrinsic excitability of cocaine-associated memories. Neuropsychopharmacology, 43 (4); 675-676.

- Lorsch, Z.S., Hamiltion, P.J., Ramakrishnan, A., Parise, E.M., Wright, W.J., Salery, M., Lepack, A., Mews, P., Issler, O., McKenzie, A., Zhou, X., Parise, L.F., Pirpinias, S.T., Torres, I.O., Montgomery, S., Loh, Y-H.E., Labonte, B., Conkey, A., Symonds, A.E., Neve, R., Turecki, G., Maze, I., Dong, Y., Zhang, B., Shen, L., Bagot, R.C., & Nestler, E.J. ZFP189 mediates stress resilience through a CREB-Regulated transcriptional network in prefrontal cortex. Nature Neuroscience, in revision.

Wright, W.J., Graziane, N.M., Neumann, P.A., Hamilton, P.J. Cates, H.M., Fuerst, L., Spenceley, A., Huang, Y.H., Shaham, Y., Schlüter, O.M., Nestler, E.J., & Dong, Y. Silent synapses dictate cocaine memory destabilization and reconsolidation. Nature Neuroscience, in revision.