Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Helen Marie Kamens, PhD

Helen Marie Kamens, PhD

Broadhurst Career Development Professor for the Study of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and Assistant Professor, Biobehavioral Health
Scientific Program:Cancer Control
hmk123@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Ethanol
  • Nicotinic Receptors
  • Genes
  • Nicotine
  • Pharmaceutical Preparations
  • Inbred C57BL Mouse
  • Methamphetamine
  • Substance-Related Disorders
  • Alcohols
  • Brain
  • Ataxia
  • Gene Expression

Recent Publications

2019

Miller, CN, Caruso, MJ & Kamens, HM 2019, 'Corrigendum to “Early-adolescent male C57BL/6J and DBA/2J mice display reduced sensitivity to acute nicotine administration” [Neurosci. Lett. 690 (2019) 151–157](S0304394018306906)(10.1016/j.neulet.2018.10.014)', Neuroscience letters, vol. 707, 134307. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2019.134307
Miller, CN, Caruso, MJ & Kamens, HM 2019, 'Early-adolescent male C57BL/6J and DBA/2J mice display reduced sensitivity to acute nicotine administration' Neuroscience letters, vol. 690, pp. 151-157. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2018.10.014
Miller, CN, Ruggery, C & Kamens, HM 2019, 'The α3β4 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor antagonist 18-Methoxycoronaridine decreases binge-like ethanol consumption in adult C57BL/6J mice' Alcohol, vol. 79, pp. 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.alcohol.2018.11.006

2018

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2017

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2016

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Kamens, HM, Corley, RP, Richmond, PA, Darlington, TM, Dowell, R, Hopfer, CJ, Stallings, MC, Hewitt, JK, Brown, SA & Ehringer, MA 2016, 'Evidence for Association Between Low Frequency Variants in CHRNA6/CHRNB3 and Antisocial Drug Dependence', Behavior Genetics, vol. 46, no. 5, pp. 693-704. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10519-016-9792-4
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Melroy-Greif, WE, Vadasz, C, Kamens, HM, McQueen, MB, Corley, RP, Stallings, MC, Hopfer, CJ, Krauter, KS, Brown, SA, Hewitt, JK & Ehringer, MA 2016, 'Test for association of common variants in GRM7 with alcohol consumption' Alcohol, vol. 55, pp. 43-50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.alcohol.2015.10.005
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2015

Kamens, HM, Miyamoto, J, Powers, MS, Ro, K, Soto, M, Cox, R, Stitzel, JA & Ehringer, MA 2015, 'The β3 subunit of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor: Modulation of gene expression and nicotine consumption', Neuropharmacology, vol. 99, 5981, pp. 639-649. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropharm.2015.08.035

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