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Selected Publications Since 2000

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        Green, J. T. & Woodruff-Pak, D. S. (2000). Eyeblink classical conditioning: 
Hippocampus is for multiple associations as cerebellum is for association-
response. Psychological Bulletin, 126, 138-158.
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        Woodruff-Pak, D. S. & Santos, I. (2000). Nicotinic modulation 
in an animal model of  a form of associative learning impaired in 
Alzheimer's disease. Behavioural Brain Research, 113, 11-19.
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        Woodruff-Pak, D. S. Goldenberg, G., Downey-Lamb, M. M., Boyko,
O. B., & Lemieux, S. K.  (2000). Cerebellar volume in humans related 
to magnitude of classical conditioning. NeuroReport, 14, 609-615.
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        Woodruff-Pak, D. S., Green, J. T., Coleman-Valencia, C., & Pak, J. T. (2000). 
A nicotinic cholinergic drug (GTS-21) and eyeblink classical conditioning: 
Acquisition, retention, and relearning in older rabbits. Experimental Aging 
Research, 26, 323-336. 
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        Woodruff-Pak, D. S., Vogel, R. W. III, Ewers, M., Coffey, J., 
Boyko, O. B., & Lemieux, S. K. (2001). MRI-assessed volume of 
cerebellum correlates with associative learning. Neurobiology of 
Learning and Memory, 76, 342-357.
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        Woodruff-Pak, D. S., Vogel, R. W. III, & Wenk, G. L. (2001). Galantamine: 
Effect on nicotinic receptor binding, acetylcholinesterase inhibition, and 
learning.Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (USA), 98, 2089-2094.
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        Woodruff-Pak, D. S. (2001). Eyeblink classical conditioning differentiates 
normal aging from Alzheimer's disease. Integrative Physiological and Behavioral 
Science, 36, 87-108. 
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        Woodruff-Pak, D. S. (2001). Insights about learning in Alzheimer's disease 
from the animal model. In M. E. Carroll & J. B. Overmier (Eds.), Linking Animal 
Research and Human Psychological Health (pp. 323-336). Washington, D. C.: American 
Psychological Association. 
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        Green, J. T., Heifets, B., Pak, M. H., & Woodruff-Pak, D. S. 
(2002). Nefiracetam ameliorates associative learning impairment in the scopolamine-
injected rabbit. Medical Science Monitor, 8, 105-112. 
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        Woodruff-Pak, D. S. (2002). Preclinical experiments on 
cognition-enhancement in Alzheimer's disease: Drugs affecting 
nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Drug Development Research, 56, 
335-346.
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        Woodruff-Pak, D. S. & Gould, T. J. (2002). Neuronal nicotinic 
acetylcholine receptors: Involvement in Alzheimer's disease and 
schizophrenia. Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience Reviews, 1, 5-20.
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        Woodruff-Pak, D. S., Green, J. T., Pak, J. T., Shiotani, T., 
Watabe, S., & Tanaka, S. (2002). The long-term effects of nefiracetam 
on learning in older rabbits. Behavioural Brain Research, 136, 299-308.
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        Woodruff-Pak, D. S., Lander, C., & Geerts, H. (2002). 
Nicotinic cholinergic modulation: Galantamine as a prototype. 
CNS Drug Reviews, 8, 405-426.
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        Woodruff-Pak, D. S., Green, J. T., Pak, J. T., Heifets, & Pak, M. H. (2002). 
The effect of scopolamine in older rabbits tested in the 750 ms delay eyeblink 
classical conditioning procedure. Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science, 
37, 103-113. 
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        Vogel, R. W., Ewers, M., Ross, C., Gould, T. J., & Woodruff-Pak, D. S. 
(2002). Age-related impairment in the 250-millisecond delay eyeblink classical 
conditioning procedure in C57BL/6 mice. Learning & Memory, 9, 321-336. 
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      Woodruff-Pak, D. S., Vogel, R. W. III, & Wenk, G. L. (2003). Mecamylamine 
interactions with galantamine and donepezil: Effects on learning, 
acetylcholinesterase, and nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Neuroscience, 117, 
439-447.  
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        Woodruff-Pak, D. S. (2003). Mecamylamine reversal by nicotine and by a 
partial alpha 7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist (GTS-21) in rabbits 
tested with delay eyeblink classical conditioning. Behavioural Brain Research, 
143, 159-167. 
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        Wevers, A. K. L. & Woodruff-Pak, D. S. (2004). Rationale and 
prospects for drugs that target nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. In 
J. J. Buccafusco (Ed.). Cognitive Enhancing Drugs. Birkhauser Publishing 
Co.
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        Woodruff-Pak, D. S., Ewers, M., Shiotani, T., Watabe, S., Tanaka, M., 
& Wenk, G. L. (2004). Nefiracetam and physostigmine: Separate and combined 
effects on learning in older rabbits. Neurobiology of Aging, 25, 807-816. 
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        Woodruff-Pak, D.S. Green, J.T., Levin, S.I., & Meisler, M.H. (2006). 
Inactivation of sodium channel Scn8A (Na v1.6) in purkinje neurons impairs 
learning in morris water maze and delay but not trace eyeblink classical 
conditioning. Behavioral Neuroscience, 120, 229-240. 
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        Ewers, M., Morgan, D.G., Gordon, M.N., & Woodruff-Pak, D. S. 
(2006). Associative and motor learning in 12-month-old 
transgenic APP + PS1 mice. Neurobiology of Aging, 27, 1118-1128. 
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        Woodruff-Pak, D.S. (2006). Stereological estimation of purkinje neuron 
number in C57BL/6 mice and its relation to associative learning. Neuroscience, 
141, 233-243.
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