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Journal articles

Finney CA; Proschogo NW; Snepvangers A; Holmes NM; Westbrook RF; Clemens KJ, 2020, 'The effect of standard laboratory diets on estrogen signaling and spatial memory in male and female rats', Physiology and Behavior, vol. 215,

Kyme AZ; Angelis GI; Eisenhuth J; Fulton RR; Zhou V; Hart G; Popovic K; Akhtar M; Ryder WJ; Clemens KJ; Balleine BW; Parmar A; Pascali G; Perkins G; Meikle SR, 2019, 'Open-field PET: Simultaneous brain functional imaging and behavioural response measurements in freely moving small animals', NeuroImage, vol. 188, pp. 92 - 101,

Clemens KJ; Stuart A; Ferguson SG, 2019, 'Pre-quit nicotine decreases nicotine self-administration and attenuates cue- and drug-induced reinstatement', Journal of Psychopharmacology, vol. 33, pp. 364 - 371,

Holmes NM; Pan J; Davis A; Panayi MC; Clemens KJ, 2019, 'Rats choose high doses of nicotine in order to compensate for changes in its price and availability', Addiction Biology, vol. 24, pp. 849 - 859,

Clemens KJ; Holmes NM, 2018, 'An extended history of drug self-administration results in multiple sources of control over drug seeking behavior', Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, vol. 87, pp. 48 - 55,

Khoo SYS; Clemens KJ; McNally GP, 2018, 'Palatable food self-administration and reinstatement are not affected by dual orexin receptor antagonism', Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, vol. 87, pp. 147 - 157,

Castino MR; Baker-Andresen D; Ratnu VS; Shevchenko G; Morris KV; Bredy TW; Youngson NA; Clemens KJ, 2018, 'Persistent histone modifications at the BDNF and Cdk-5 promoters following extinction of nicotine-seeking in rats', Genes, Brain and Behavior, vol. 17, pp. 98 - 106,

Khoo SY; McNally GP; Clemens KJ, 2017, 'The dual orexin receptor antagonist TCS1102 does not affect reinstatement of nicotine-seeking', PLoS One, vol. 12, pp. e0173967 - e0173967,

Clemens KJ; Lay BPP; Holmes NM, 2017, 'Extended nicotine self-administration increases sensitivity to nicotine, motivation to seek nicotine and the reinforcing properties of nicotine-paired cues.', Addiction Biology, vol. 22, pp. 400 - 410,

Huynh C; Fam J; Ahmed SH; Clemens KJ, 2017, 'Rats quit nicotine for a sweet reward following an extensive history of nicotine use', Addiction Biology, vol. 22, pp. 142 - 151,

Macnamara CL; Holmes NM; Westbrook RF; Clemens KJ, 2016, 'Varenicline impairs extinction and enhances reinstatement across repeated cycles of nicotine self-administration in rats', Neuropharmacology, vol. 105, pp. 463 - 470,

Sharpe MJ; Clemens KJ; Morris MJ; Westbrook RF, 2016, 'Daily Exposure to Sucrose Impairs Subsequent Learning About Food Cues: A Role for Alterations in Ghrelin Signaling and Dopamine D2 Receptors', Neuropsychopharmacology, vol. 41, pp. 1357 - 1365,

Castino MR; Cornish JL; Clemens KJ, 2015, 'Inhibition of histone deacetylases facilitates extinction and attenuates reinstatement of nicotine self-administration in rats', PLoS ONE, vol. 10,

Clemens KJ; Castino MR; Cornish JL; Goodchild AK; Holmes NM, 2014, 'Behavioral and Neural Substrates of Habit Formation in Rats Intravenously Self-Administering Nicotine', Neuropsychopharmacology, vol. 39, pp. 2584 - 2593,

Clemens KJ; Castino MR; Cornish JL; Goodchild AK; Holmes NM, 2014, 'Behavioral and Neural Substrates of Habit Formation in Rats Intravenously Self-Administering Nicotine', Neuropsychopharmacology,

Motbey CP; Clemens KJ; Apetz N; Winstock AR; Ramsey J; Li KM; Wyatt N; Callaghan PD; Bowen MT; Cornish JL; McGregor IS, 2013, 'High levels of intravenous mephedrone (4-methylmethcathinone) self-administration in rats: Neural consequences and comparison with methamphetamine', Journal of Psychopharmacology, vol. 27, pp. 823 - 836,


Pardey MC; Kumar NN; Goodchild AK; Clemens KJ; Homewood J; Cornish JL, 2012, 'Long-term effects of chronic oral ritalin administration on cognitive and neural development in adolescent Wistar Kyoto rats', Brain Sciences, vol. 2, pp. 375 - 404,

Holmes N; Clemens KJ, 2011, 'Multiple interpretations of cocaine-seeking behaviour after prolonged self-administration training.', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 31, pp. 3935 - 3936,

Vendruscolo LF; Gueye AB; Vendruscolo JCM; Clemens KJ; Mormède P; Darnaudéry M; Cador M, 2010, 'Reduced alcohol drinking in adult rats exposed to sucrose during adolescence', Neuropharmacology, vol. 59, pp. 388 - 394,

Clemens KJ; Caillé S; Cador M, 2010, 'The effects of response operandum and prior food training on intravenous Nicotine self-administration in rats', Psychopharmacology, vol. 211, pp. 43 - 54,

Clemens KJ; Caillé S; Stinus L; Cador M, 2009, 'The addition of five minor tobacco alkaloids increases nicotine-induced hyperactivity, sensitization and intravenous self-administration in rats', International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, vol. 12, pp. 1355 - 1366,

Hamlin AS; Mcnally GP; Choi EA; Clemens KJ, 2009, 'Paraventricular thalamus mediates context-induced reinstatement (renewal) of extinguished reward seeking', European Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 29, pp. 802 - 812,

Clemens KJ; Vendruscolo LF, 2008, 'Anxious to drink: Gabapentin normalizes GABAergic transmission in the central amygdala and reduces symptoms of ethanol dependence', Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 28, pp. 9087 - 9089,

Cornish JL; Clemens KJ; Thompson MR; Callaghan PD; Dawson B; McGregor IS, 2008, 'High ambient temperature increases intravenous methamphetamine self-administration on fixed and progressive ratio schedules in rats', Journal of Psychopharmacology, vol. 22, pp. 100 - 110,

Hamlin AS; Clemens KJ; Mcnally GP, 2008, 'Renewal of extinguished cocaine-seeking', Neuroscience, vol. 151, pp. 659 - 670,

Clemens KJ; Cornish JL; Hunt GE; McGregor IS, 2007, 'Repeated weekly exposure to MDMA, methamphetamine or their combination: Long-term behavioural and neurochemical effects in rats', Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol. 86, pp. 183 - 190,

Clemens KJ; McGregor IS; Hunt GE; Cornish JL, 2007, 'MDMA, methamphetamine and their combination: Possible lessons for party drug users from recent preclinical research', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 26, pp. 9 - 15,

Clemens KJ; Cornish JL; Hunt GE; McGregor IS, 2006, 'Intravenous methamphetamine self-administration in rats: Effects of intravenous or intraperitoneal MDMA co-administration', Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, vol. 85, pp. 454 - 463,

Clemens KJ; Cornish JL; Li KM; Hunt GE; McGregor IS, 2005, 'MDMA ('Ecstasy') and methamphetamine combined: Order of administration influences hyperthermic and long-term adverse effects in female rats', Neuropharmacology, vol. 49, pp. 195 - 207,

Cornish JL; Lontos JM; Clemens KJ; McGregor IS, 2005, 'Cocaine and heroin ('speedball') self-administration: The involvement of nucleus accumbens dopamine and μ-opiate, but not δ-opiate receptors', Psychopharmacology, vol. 180, pp. 21 - 32,

McGregor I; Clemens K; Cornish J; Thompson M; Li K; Hunt G, 2005, 'MDMA, methamphetamine and their combination: Comparison of long-term behavioural and neural effects in rats', BEHAVIOURAL PHARMACOLOGY, vol. 16, pp. S11 - S11,

Clemens KJ; Van Nieuwenhuyzen PS; Li KM; Cornish JL; Hunt GE; McGregor IS, 2004, 'MDMA ("ecstacy"), methamphetamine and their combination: Long-term changes in social interaction and neurochemistry in the rat', Psychopharmacology, vol. 173, pp. 318 - 325,

Thompson MR; Li KN; Clemens KJ; Gurtman CG; Hunt GE; Cornish JL; McGregor IS, 2004, 'Chronic fluoxetine treatment partly attenuates the long-term anxiety and depressive symptoms induced by MDMA ('Ecstasy') in rats', Neuropsychopharmacology, vol. 29, pp. 694 - 704,

McGregor IS; Clemens KJ; Van Der Plasse G; Li KM; Hunt GE; Chen F; Lawrence AJ, 2003, 'Increased anxiety 3 months after brief exposure to MDMA ('Ecstasy') in rats: Association with altered 5-HT transporter and receptor density', Neuropsychopharmacology, vol. 28, pp. 1472 - 1484,

McGregor IS; Gurtman CG; Morley KC; Clemens KJ; Blokland A; Li KM; Cornish JL; Hunt GE, 2003, 'Increased anxiety and "depressive" symptoms months after MDMA ("ecstasy") in rats: Drug-induced hyperthermia does not predict long-term outcomes', Psychopharmacology, vol. 168, pp. 465 - 474,

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