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Direct comparison study between droplet digital PCR and a combination of allele-specific PCR, asymmetric rapid PCR and melting curve analysis for the detection of BRAF V600E mutation in plasma from melanoma patients.

Clin Chem Lab Med 2020 Jan 18. Epub 2020 Jan 18.

Analysis of Circulating Tumor Cells Lab, Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2019-0783DOI Listing
January 2020

PIK3CA hotspot mutations in circulating tumor cells and paired circulating tumor DNA in breast cancer: a direct comparison study.

Mol Oncol 2019 Dec 30;13(12):2515-2530. Epub 2019 Sep 30.

Analysis of Circulating Tumor Cells, Lab of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/1878-0261.12540DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6887588PMC
December 2019

Salt intake in mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist-treated primary aldosteronism: foe or ally?

Hormones (Athens) 2019 Dec 21. Epub 2019 Dec 21.

Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes Center, General Hospital of Athens 'G. Gennimatas', 154 Mesogion Avenue, 11527, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s42000-019-00167-9DOI Listing
December 2019

Nuclease-Assisted Minor Allele Enrichment Using Overlapping Probes-Assisted Amplification-Refractory Mutation System: An Approach for the Improvement of Amplification-Refractory Mutation System-Polymerase Chain Reaction Specificity in Liquid Biopsies.

Anal Chem 2019 Oct 3;91(20):13105-13111. Epub 2019 Oct 3.

Analysis of Circulating Tumor Cells, Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry , University of Athens , Athens 15771 , Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.analchem.9b03325DOI Listing
October 2019

Development and Validation of Multiplex Liquid Bead Array Assay for the Simultaneous Expression of 14 Genes in Circulating Tumor Cells.

Anal Chem 2019 Mar 11;91(5):3443-3451. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

Analysis of Circulating Tumor Cells Lab, Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry , University of Athens , Athens 15771 , Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.analchem.8b04975DOI Listing
March 2019

Exosomes: A Cancer Theranostics Road Map.

Public Health Genomics 2017 20;20(2):116-125. Epub 2017 Jul 20.

Department of Pharmacy, School of Health Sciences, University Campus, Rion, University of Patras, Patras, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000478253DOI Listing
April 2018

Effects of adolescent alcohol exposure on stress-induced reward deficits, brain CRF, monoamines and glutamate in adult rats.

Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2018 03 27;235(3):737-747. Epub 2017 Nov 27.

University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00213-017-4789-0DOI Listing
March 2018

Cue-induced nicotine-seeking behavior after withdrawal with or without extinction in rats.

Addict Biol 2018 01 28;23(1):111-119. Epub 2016 Nov 28.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/adb.12480
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/adb.12480DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5446935PMC
January 2018

Modeling human methamphetamine use patterns in mice: chronic and binge methamphetamine exposure, reward function and neurochemistry.

Addict Biol 2018 01 21;23(1):206-218. Epub 2017 Feb 21.

Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/adb.12502DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5565728PMC
January 2018

Surgery for pheochromocytoma: A 20-year experience of a single institution.

Hormones (Athens) 2017 Oct;16(4):388-395

Third Department of Surgery, Athens General Hospital "G. Gennimatas", Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14310/horm.2002.1759DOI Listing
October 2017

As white as ivory: sclerotic vertebra in POEMS syndrome.

Lancet 2017 06;389(10085):2261-2262

Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes Centre, Georgios Gennimatas Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)31374-0DOI Listing
June 2017

Effects of early life stress and adolescent ethanol exposure on adult cognitive performance in the 5-choice serial reaction time task in Wistar male rats.

Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2017 05 14;234(9-10):1549-1556. Epub 2017 Feb 14.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00213-017-4555-3DOI Listing
May 2017

Social defeat disrupts reward learning and potentiates striatal nociceptin/orphanin FQ mRNA in rats.

Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2017 05 9;234(9-10):1603-1614. Epub 2017 Mar 9.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00213-017-4584-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5420477PMC
May 2017

KK-92A, a novel GABA receptor positive allosteric modulator, attenuates nicotine self-administration and cue-induced nicotine seeking in rats.

Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2017 05 5;234(9-10):1633-1644. Epub 2017 Apr 5.

Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00213-017-4594-9DOI Listing
May 2017

GABA receptor allosteric modulators exhibit pathway-dependent and species-selective activity.

Pharmacol Res Perspect 2017 04 24;5(2):e00288. Epub 2017 Mar 24.

Department of Molecular Therapeutics The Scripps Research Institute 130 Scripps way Jupiter Florida 33458.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/prp2.288DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5368958PMC
April 2017

The effects of reduced dopamine transporter function and chronic lithium on motivation, probabilistic learning, and neurochemistry in mice: Modeling bipolar mania.

Neuropharmacology 2017 02 11;113(Pt A):260-270. Epub 2016 Oct 11.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive MC 0804, La Jolla, CA 92093-0804, USA; Research Service, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropharm.2016.07.030DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5148687PMC
February 2017

Translational Assessment of Reward and Motivational Deficits in Psychiatric Disorders.

Curr Top Behav Neurosci 2016;28:231-62

Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/7854_2015_5004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4983255PMC
December 2016

Functional characterization of two novel germline mutations of the KCNJ5 gene in hypertensive patients without primary aldosteronism but with ACTH-dependent aldosterone hypersecretion.

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2016 Dec 12;85(6):845-851. Epub 2016 Jul 12.

Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, First Department of Pediatrics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School, 'Aghia Sophia' Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cen.13132DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5118167PMC
December 2016

Impact and duration effect of telemonitoring on ΗbA1c, BMI and cost in insulin-treated Diabetes Mellitus patients with inadequate glycemic control: A randomized controlled study.

Hormones (Athens) 2015 Oct-Dec;14(4):632-43

Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes Center, "G. Gennimatas", General Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14310/horm.2002.1603DOI Listing
November 2016

The effects of HIV-1 regulatory TAT protein expression on brain reward function, response to psychostimulants and delay-dependent memory in mice.

Neuropharmacology 2016 10 15;109:205-215. Epub 2016 Jun 15.

Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropharm.2016.06.011DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4970920PMC
October 2016

Effects of HIV/TAT protein expression and chronic selegiline treatment on spatial memory, reversal learning and neurotransmitter levels in mice.

Behav Brain Res 2016 09 17;311:131-140. Epub 2016 May 17.

Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2016.05.034DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5198783PMC
September 2016

Risky choice and brain CRF after adolescent ethanol vapor exposure and social stress in adulthood.

Behav Brain Res 2016 09 20;311:160-166. Epub 2016 May 20.

University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2016.05.038DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5253236PMC
September 2016

Adolescent alcohol exposure decreased sensitivity to nicotine in adult Wistar rats.

Addict Biol 2016 07 7;21(4):826-34. Epub 2015 May 7.

University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/adb.12263DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4636981PMC
July 2016

A new highly sensitive and specific overnight combined screening and diagnostic test for primary aldosteronism.

Eur J Endocrinol 2016 Jul 12;175(1):21-8. Epub 2016 Apr 12.

Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes Centre"G. Gennimatas" Athens General Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/EJE-16-0003DOI Listing
July 2016

Direct Comparison of Metastasis-Related miRNAs Expression Levels in Circulating Tumor Cells, Corresponding Plasma, and Primary Tumors of Breast Cancer Patients.

Clin Chem 2016 Jul 19;62(7):1002-11. Epub 2016 May 19.

Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1373/clinchem.2015.253716DOI Listing
July 2016

Differential effects of the metabotropic glutamate 2/3 receptor agonist LY379268 on nicotine versus cocaine self-administration and relapse in squirrel monkeys.

Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2016 05 8;233(10):1791-800. Epub 2015 Jul 8.

Preclinical Pharmacology Section, Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD, 21224, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00213-015-3994-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4706511PMC
May 2016

Attenuation of nicotine-taking and nicotine-seeking behavior by the mGlu2 receptor positive allosteric modulators AZD8418 and AZD8529 in rats.

Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2016 05 13;233(10):1801-14. Epub 2016 Feb 13.

Department of Psychiatry, M/C 0603, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA, 92093-0603, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00213-016-4220-2DOI Listing
May 2016

Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 7 (mGluR7) as a Target for the Treatment of Psychostimulant Dependence.

CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets 2015 ;14(6):738-44

Department of Psychiatry, M/C 0603, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0603, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4562387PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1871527314666150529145332DOI Listing
March 2016

The Role of CTCs as Tumor Biomarkers.

Adv Exp Med Biol 2015 ;867:341-67

Analysis of Circulating Tumor Cells Lab, Lab of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Athens, 15771, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-7215-0_21DOI Listing
March 2016

Microstructural changes to the brain of mice after methamphetamine exposure as identified with diffusion tensor imaging.

Psychiatry Res Neuroimaging 2016 Mar 24;249:27-37. Epub 2016 Feb 24.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, M/C 0603, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pscychresns.2016.02.009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4831583PMC
March 2016

miRNA-21 as a novel therapeutic target in lung cancer.

Lung Cancer (Auckl) 2016 2;7:19-27. Epub 2016 Mar 2.

Analysis of Circulating Tumor Cells, Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/LCTT.S60341DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5310696PMC
March 2016

Metastasis-related miRNAs: a new way to differentiate patients with higher risk?

Future Oncol 2015 ;11(3):365-7

Analysis of Circulating Tumor Cells, Lab of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2217/fon.14.294DOI Listing
November 2015

Negative affective states and cognitive impairments in nicotine dependence.

Neurosci Biobehav Rev 2015 Nov 6;58:168-85. Epub 2015 Jun 6.

Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA; Research Service, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2015.06.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4670824PMC
November 2015

The GABA(B) receptor positive modulator BHF177 attenuated anxiety, but not conditioned fear, in rats.

Neuropharmacology 2015 Oct 19;97:357-64. Epub 2015 May 19.

Department of Psychiatry, Health Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA; Veterans Affairs Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health, La Jolla, CA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropharm.2015.05.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4537349PMC
October 2015

Neurobiological Bases of Cue- and Nicotine-induced Reinstatement of Nicotine Seeking: Implications for the Development of Smoking Cessation Medications.

Curr Top Behav Neurosci 2015 ;24:125-54

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-13482-6_5DOI Listing
September 2015

The group II metabotropic glutamate receptor agonist LY379268 reduces toluene-induced enhancement of brain-stimulation reward and behavioral disturbances.

Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2015 Sep 6;232(17):3259-68. Epub 2015 Jun 6.

Institute of Neuroscience, National Chengchi University, 64, Sec. 2, ZhiNan Road, Wenshan District, Taipei City, 11605, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00213-015-3973-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4536139PMC
September 2015

Translational Rodent Paradigms to Investigate Neuromechanisms Underlying Behaviors Relevant to Amotivation and Altered Reward Processing in Schizophrenia.

Schizophr Bull 2015 Sep 20;41(5):1024-34. Epub 2015 Jul 20.

Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive MC 0804, La Jolla, CA;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/schbul/sbv093DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4535652PMC
September 2015

Stress-induced Aldosterone Hyper-Secretion in a Substantial Subset of Patients With Essential Hypertension.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2015 Aug 14;100(8):2857-64. Epub 2015 May 14.

Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes Center (A.M., I.I.A., C.M. T.P., A.G., L.P., S.F., D.R., G.P.P.), G. Gennimatas General Hospital, Athens 11527, Greece; Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, First Department of Pediatrics (A.S., E.C., G.P.C.), University of Athens Medical School, Aghia Sophia Children's Hospital, Athens 11527, Greece; Department of Pathophysiology (G.K.), University of Athens Medical School, Laikon Hospital, Athens 11527, Greece; and Department of Cardiology (A.Z., A.K.), G. Gennimatas General Hospital, Athens 11527, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2015-1268DOI Listing
August 2015

Methamphetamine Exposure Combined with HIV-1 Disease or gp120 Expression: Comparison of Learning and Executive Functions in Humans and Mice.

Neuropsychopharmacology 2015 Jul 5;40(8):1899-909. Epub 2015 Feb 5.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/npp.2015.39DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4839513PMC
July 2015

Progress in aldosteronism: a review of the prevalence of primary aldosteronism in pre-hypertension and hypertension.

Eur J Endocrinol 2015 May 23;172(5):R191-203. Epub 2014 Dec 23.

Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes CenterG. Gennimatas Hospital, 154 Mesogion Avenue, 11527 Holargos, Athens, Greece andDepartment of PathophysiologyNational University of Athens, Mikras Asias 75, 11527 Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/EJE-14-0537DOI Listing
May 2015

Null mutation of the β2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit attenuates nicotine withdrawal-induced anhedonia in mice.

Eur J Pharmacol 2015 Apr 5;753:146-50. Epub 2014 Aug 5.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0603, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejphar.2014.05.062DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4318782PMC
April 2015

Cognitive deficits associated with combined HIV gp120 expression and chronic methamphetamine exposure in mice.

Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 2015 Jan 4;25(1):141-50. Epub 2014 Aug 4.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, M/C 0603, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euroneuro.2014.07.014DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4289653PMC
January 2015

Brain and optic chiasmal herniation following cabergoline treatment for a giant prolactinoma: wait or intervene?

Hormones (Athens) 2014 Apr-Jun;13(2):290-5

Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes Center, General Hospital of Athens "G. Genimatas", Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF03401344DOI Listing
December 2014

PIK3CA mutational status in circulating tumor cells can change during disease recurrence or progression in patients with breast cancer.

Clin Cancer Res 2014 Nov;20(22):5823-34

Analysis of Circulating Tumor Cells, Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-14-0149DOI Listing
November 2014

Enduring deficits in brain reward function after chronic social defeat in rats: susceptibility, resilience, and antidepressant response.

Biol Psychiatry 2014 Oct 31;76(7):542-9. Epub 2014 Jan 31.

Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2014.01.013DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4117827PMC
October 2014

The metabotropic glutamate 2/3 receptor agonist LY379268 counteracted ketamine-and apomorphine-induced performance deficits in the object recognition task, but not object location task, in rats.

Neuropharmacology 2014 Oct 20;85:27-35. Epub 2014 May 20.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropharm.2014.05.008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4107127PMC
October 2014

Adolescent intermittent ethanol exposure is associated with increased risky choice and decreased dopaminergic and cholinergic neuron markers in adult rats.

Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 2014 Oct 31;18(2). Epub 2014 Oct 31.

Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California (Drs Boutros, Semenova, Markou); Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina (Drs Liu, Crews).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ijnp/pyu003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4368879PMC
October 2014

Patients with apparently nonfunctioning adrenal incidentalomas may be at increased cardiovascular risk due to excessive cortisol secretion.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2014 Aug 8;99(8):2754-62. Epub 2014 Apr 8.

Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes (I.I.A., A.C.M., A.K.G., G.P.P.), General Hospital of Athens "G. Gennimatas," and Endocrine Unit (G.A.K., D.A.T., K.I.A.), Department of Pathophysiology, National University of Athens, 11527 Athens, Greece; Endocrine Unit (I.I.A., D.J.H.), Second Department of Internal Medicine-Propaedeutic, Research Institute and Diabetes Center, Athens University Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, 12462 Athens, Greece; and Vascular Laboratory (G.E.K., C.M.P.), Department of Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Athens, 11528 Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2013-4064DOI Listing
August 2014

Expression of HIV gp120 protein increases sensitivity to the rewarding properties of methamphetamine in mice.

Addict Biol 2014 Jul 18;19(4):593-605. Epub 2012 Dec 18.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/adb.12023DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3608835PMC
July 2014

Adolescent intermittent ethanol exposure diminishes anhedonia during ethanol withdrawal in adulthood.

Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 2014 Jun 4;24(6):856-64. Epub 2014 Feb 4.

University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euroneuro.2014.01.022DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4020966PMC
June 2014

Impulsive choice and anxiety-like behavior in adult rats exposed to chronic intermittent ethanol during adolescence and adulthood.

Behav Brain Res 2014 Jun 22;266:19-28. Epub 2014 Feb 22.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0603, La Jolla, CA 92093-0603, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2014.02.019DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4005391PMC
June 2014

Circulating tumor cells as promising novel biomarkers in solid cancers.

Crit Rev Clin Lab Sci 2014 Jun 19;51(3):160-71. Epub 2014 Mar 19.

Analysis of Circulating Tumor Cells Laboratory, Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Athens , Athens , Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/10408363.2014.896316DOI Listing
June 2014

Anhedonia, avolition, and anticipatory deficits: assessments in animals with relevance to the negative symptoms of schizophrenia.

Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 2014 May 14;24(5):744-58. Epub 2013 Oct 14.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0603, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euroneuro.2013.10.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3986268PMC
May 2014

Differential role of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor-mediated glutamate transmission in the nucleus accumbens shell and core in nicotine seeking in rats.

Eur J Neurosci 2014 Apr 27;39(8):1314-22. Epub 2014 Jan 27.

Department of Psychiatry, M/C 0603, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA, 92093-0603, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ejn.12491DOI Listing
April 2014

Involvement of glutamatergic and GABAergic systems in nicotine dependence: Implications for novel pharmacotherapies for smoking cessation.

Neuropharmacology 2014 Jan 7;76 Pt B:554-65. Epub 2013 Jun 7.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA.

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January 2014

Baseline impulsive choice predicts the effects of nicotine and nicotine withdrawal on impulsivity in rats.

Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 2014 Jan 20;48:6-13. Epub 2013 Sep 20.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA; Department of Medical Pharmacology, Psychopharmacology Research Unit, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey.

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January 2014

Prognostic significance of metastasis-related microRNAs in early breast cancer patients with a long follow-up.

Clin Chem 2014 Jan 16;60(1):197-205. Epub 2013 Oct 16.

Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece;

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January 2014

Quantification of circulating miRNAs in plasma: effect of preanalytical and analytical parameters on their isolation and stability.

J Mol Diagn 2013 Nov 27;15(6):827-34. Epub 2013 Aug 27.

Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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November 2013

Measuring reinforcement learning and motivation constructs in experimental animals: relevance to the negative symptoms of schizophrenia.

Neurosci Biobehav Rev 2013 Nov 28;37(9 Pt B):2149-65. Epub 2013 Aug 28.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, M/C0603, La Jolla, CA 92093-0603, USA. Electronic address:

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November 2013

Extended-access, but not limited-access, methamphetamine self-administration induces behavioral and nucleus accumbens dopamine response changes in rats.

Eur J Neurosci 2013 Nov 23;38(10):3487-95. Epub 2013 Sep 23.

Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 92093, USA.

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November 2013

The metabotropic glutamate 2/3 receptor agonist LY379268 induces anxiety-like behavior at the highest dose tested in two rat models of anxiety.

Eur J Pharmacol 2013 Sep 11;715(1-3):105-10. Epub 2013 Jun 11.

Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Mezourlo, P.O. Box 1400, 411-10 Larissa, Greece.

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September 2013

Unraveling the neurobiology of nicotine dependence using genetically engineered mice.

Curr Opin Neurobiol 2013 Aug 29;23(4):493-9. Epub 2013 Mar 29.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0603, USA.

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August 2013

Comparison of the effects of the GABAB receptor positive modulator BHF177 and the GABAB receptor agonist baclofen on anxiety-like behavior, learning, and memory in mice.

Neuropharmacology 2013 Jul 29;70:156-67. Epub 2013 Jan 29.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0603, USA.

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July 2013

The "stop" and "go" of nicotine dependence: role of GABA and glutamate.

Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med 2013 Jun 1;3(6). Epub 2013 Jun 1.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA.

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June 2013

Metabotropic glutamate 7 (mGlu7) receptor: a target for medication development for the treatment of cocaine dependence.

Neuropharmacology 2013 Mar 21;66:12-23. Epub 2012 Apr 21.

Department of Psychiatry, M/C 0603, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0603, USA.

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March 2013

N-acetylcysteine decreased nicotine self-administration and cue-induced reinstatement of nicotine seeking in rats: comparison with the effects of N-acetylcysteine on food responding and food seeking.

Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2013 Jan 19;225(2):473-82. Epub 2012 Aug 19.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, M/C 0603, La Jolla, CA 92093-0603, USA.

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January 2013

Molecular characterization of circulating tumor cells in breast cancer: challenges and promises for individualized cancer treatment.

Cancer Metastasis Rev 2012 Dec;31(3-4):663-71

Analysis of Circulating Tumor Cells Lab, Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Athens, 15771 Athens, Greece.

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December 2012

Sarcosine attenuates toluene-induced motor incoordination, memory impairment, and hypothermia but not brain stimulation reward enhancement in mice.

Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 2012 Dec 12;265(2):158-65. Epub 2012 Oct 12.

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan.

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December 2012

Mice lacking the β4 subunit of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor show memory deficits, altered anxiety- and depression-like behavior, and diminished nicotine-induced analgesia.

Nicotine Tob Res 2012 Nov 9;14(11):1346-55. Epub 2012 May 9.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0603, USA.

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November 2012

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in subjects with adrenal incidentaloma.

Eur J Clin Invest 2012 Nov 1;42(11):1165-72. Epub 2012 Aug 1.

Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes Center, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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November 2012

Development of stereotyped behaviors during prolonged escalation of methamphetamine self-administration in rats.

Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2012 Oct 20;223(3):259-69. Epub 2012 Apr 20.

Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA.

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October 2012

Molecular assays for the detection and characterization of CTCs.

Recent Results Cancer Res 2012 ;195:111-23

Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Athens, 15771, Athens, Greece,

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July 2012

Role of α7- and β4-containing nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in the affective and somatic aspects of nicotine withdrawal: studies in knockout mice.

Behav Genet 2012 May 19;42(3):423-36. Epub 2011 Oct 19.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0603, USA.

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May 2012

Involvement of metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 in brain reward deficits associated with cocaine and nicotine withdrawal and somatic signs of nicotine withdrawal.

Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2012 May 3;221(2):317-27. Epub 2011 Dec 3.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California-San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0603, USA.

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May 2012

The metabotropic glutamate 2/3 receptor antagonist LY341495 differentially affects recognition memory in rats.

Behav Brain Res 2012 May;230(2):374-9

Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Biopolis, 411-10 Larissa, Greece.

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May 2012

Pattern of adrenal hormonal secretion in patients with adrenal adenomas: the relevance of aldosterone in arterial hypertension.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2012 Apr 8;97(4):E537-45. Epub 2012 Feb 8.

Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes Center, Athens General Hospital "G. Gennimatas," 154 Mesogion Avenue, 11527 Athens, Greece.

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April 2012

Mouse models for studying genetic influences on factors determining smoking cessation success in humans.

Ann N Y Acad Sci 2012 Feb;1248:39-70

Molecular Neurobiology Branch, NIH-IRP, NIDA, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA.

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February 2012

Stress, anxiety and depression: toward new treatment strategies.

Neuropharmacology 2012 Jan 5;62(1):1-2. Epub 2011 Oct 5.

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January 2012

The neurobiology of anhedonia and other reward-related deficits.

Trends Neurosci 2012 Jan 15;35(1):68-77. Epub 2011 Dec 15.

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0603, USA.

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January 2012

Circulating tumor cells as emerging tumor biomarkers in breast cancer.

Clin Chem Lab Med 2011 Oct 29;49(10):1579-90. Epub 2011 Jul 29.

Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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October 2011

Comparative effects of different test day challenges on performance in the 5-choice serial reaction time task.

Behav Neurosci 2011 Oct;125(5):764-74

Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093-0603, CA, USA.

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October 2011

Circulating tumor cells in breast cancer: detection systems, molecular characterization, and future challenges.

Clin Chem 2011 Sep 22;57(9):1242-55. Epub 2011 Jul 22.

Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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September 2011

Recent progress in the synthesis and characterization of group II metabotropic glutamate receptor allosteric modulators.

ACS Chem Neurosci 2011 Aug 12;2(8):382-93. Epub 2011 Apr 12.

Department of Pharmacology and Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA.

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August 2011

Neuronal mechanisms underlying development of nicotine dependence: implications for novel smoking-cessation treatments.

Addict Sci Clin Pract 2011 Jul;6(1):4-16

Department of Psychiatry School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA.

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July 2011