Publications by authors named "Rafael Maldonado"

240 Publications

Cannabinoid CB1 receptor in dorsal telencephalic glutamatergic neurons drives overconsumption of palatable food and obesity.

Neuropsychopharmacology 2021 Feb 8. Epub 2021 Feb 8.

Laboratory of Neuropharmacology-Neurophar, Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Barcelona, Spain.

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February 2021

Differential Binding of Sarilumab and Tocilizumab to IL-6Rα and Effects of Receptor Occupancy on Clinical Parameters.

J Clin Pharmacol 2020 Dec 12. Epub 2020 Dec 12.

Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK.

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December 2020

The endocannabinoid system in modulating fear, anxiety, and stress
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Dialogues Clin Neurosci 2020 09;22(3):229-239

Laboratory of Neuropharmacology-Neurophar, Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Barcelona, Spain.

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September 2020

Obesity Impairs Short-Term and Working Memory through Gut Microbial Metabolism of Aromatic Amino Acids.

Cell Metab 2020 Oct;32(4):548-560.e7

Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Dr. Josep Trueta University Hospital, Girona, Spain; Nutrition, Eumetabolism and Health Group, Girona Biomedical Research Institute (IdibGi), Girona, Spain; Biomedical Research Networking Center for Physiopathology of Obesity and Nutrition (CIBEROBN), Madrid, Spain; Department of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Girona University, Girona, Spain. Electronic address:

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October 2020

Protein Kinase C-Gamma Knockout Mice Show Impaired Hippocampal Short-Term Memory While Preserved Long-Term Memory.

Mol Neurobiol 2021 Feb 30;58(2):617-630. Epub 2020 Sep 30.

Laboratory of Neuropharmacology, Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Pompeu Fabra University, 08003, Barcelona, Spain.

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February 2021

Gut microbiota steroid sexual dimorphism and its impact on gonadal steroids: influences of obesity and menopausal status.

Microbiome 2020 09 20;8(1):136. Epub 2020 Sep 20.

Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Departament de Ciències Mèdiques, Hospital of Girona "Dr JosepTrueta", Girona Biomedical Research Institute (IdibGi), University of Girona, Carretera de França s/n, 17007, Girona, Spain.

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September 2020

Cannabis research: Risks of recreational use and potential medical applications.

Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 2020 07;36:167-168

IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute), PRBB, c/ Dr. Aiguader, 88, 08003 Barcelona. Spain; Institut de Neuropsiquiatria i Addiccions, Hospital del Mar, Passeig Marítim, 25-29, 08003 Barcelona, Spain; Psychiatry Department, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Cerdanyola del Vallès, Spain.

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July 2020

Enzymatic pretreatment and anaerobic co-digestion as a new technology to high-methane production.

Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 2020 May 21;104(10):4235-4246. Epub 2020 Mar 21.

Department of Chemical and Food Engineering, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Campus Universitário Reitor João David Ferreira Lima, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, 88040-900, Brazil.

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May 2020

Disease-modifying effects of natural Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol in endometriosis-associated pain.

Elife 2020 Jan 14;9. Epub 2020 Jan 14.

Laboratory of Neuropharmacology, Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain.

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January 2020

Auricular transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation improves memory persistence in naïve mice and in an intellectual disability mouse model.

Brain Stimul 2020 Mar - Apr;13(2):494-498. Epub 2019 Dec 31.

Laboratory of Neuropharmacology, Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain; IMIM Hospital Del Mar Research Institute, Barcelona, Spain. Electronic address:

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August 2020

THC exposure during adolescence does not modify nicotine reinforcing effects and relapse in adult male mice.

Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2020 Mar 19;237(3):801-809. Epub 2019 Dec 19.

Laboratory of Neuropharmacology, Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, PRBB, C/ Doctor Aiguader 88, 08003, Barcelona, Spain.

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March 2020

Mu and delta opioid receptors play opposite nociceptive and behavioural roles on nerve-injured mice.

Br J Pharmacol 2020 03 10;177(5):1187-1205. Epub 2020 Feb 10.

Laboratory of Neuropharmacology, Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain.

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March 2020

Monoacylglycerol lipase blockade impairs fine motor coordination and triggers cerebellar neuroinflammation through cyclooxygenase-2.

Brain Behav Immun 2019 10 25;81:399-409. Epub 2019 Jun 25.

Laboratory of Neuropharmacology-NeuroPhar, Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain. Electronic address:

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October 2019

Blockade of the Sigma-1 Receptor Relieves Cognitive and Emotional Impairments Associated to Chronic Osteoarthritis Pain.

Front Pharmacol 2019 3;10:468. Epub 2019 May 3.

Neuropharmacology Laboratory, Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain.

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May 2019