Polter, A.M., Bishop, R.A., Briand, L.A., Graziane, N.M., Pierce, R.C., & Kauer, J.A. (in press). Post-stress block of kappa opioid receptors rescues LTPGABA and prevents reinstatement of cocaine seeking. Biological Psychiatry. PMID: 24957331

Briand, L.A., Kimmey, B., Ortinski, P.I., Huganir, R.L., & Pierce, R.C. (2014). Selective deletion of glutamate receptor interacting protein within the nucleus accumbens increases vulnerability to cocaine relapse. Neuropsychopharmacology 39: 759-69. PMID: 24126453

Gundersen, B.B., Briand, L.A., Onksen, J.L., LeLay, J., Kaestner, K.H., & Blendy, J.A. (2013). Increased hippocampal neurogenesis and accelerated response to antidepressants in mice with specific deletion of CREB in the hippocampus: Role of CREM tau. Journal of Neuroscience 33: 13673-85. PMID: 23966689

Briand, L.A. and Blendy, J.A. (2013). Not all stress is equal: The role of CREB in the ability of restraint stress to elicit reinstatement of cocaine-conditioned reward. Behavioural Brain Research. 246: 63-68. PMID: 23458740

Turner, J.R., Ecke, L.E., Briand, L.A., Haydon, P.G., Blendy, J.A. (2013). Cocaine-related behaviors in mice with deficient gliotransmission Psychopharmacology,226: 167-76. PMID: 23104263

Graziane, N.M., Polter, A.M., Briand, L.A., Pierce, R.C., Kauer, J.A. (2013). Kappa opioid receptors regulate stress-induced cocaine seeking and synaptic plasticity of VTA GABAergic synapses. Neuron. 77: 942-954. PMID: 23473323

Onksen, J.L., Briand, L.A., Galante, R.J., Pack, A.L., Blendy, J.A. (2012). Running-induced anxiety is dependent on increases in hippocampal neurogenesis. Genes, Brain and Behavior, 11: 529-38. PMID: 22471438

Briand, L.A., Lee, F.S., Blendy, J.A. and Pierce, R.C. (2012). Enhanced Extinction of Cocaine Seeking in Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor Val66Met Knock-in Mice. European Journal of Neuroscience, 35: 932-9. PMID: 22394056

Briand, L.A., Vassoler, F.M., Pierce, R.C., Valentino, R.J. and Blendy, J.A. (2010). Ventral tegmental afferents in stress-induced reinstatement: the role of cAMP response element-binding protein. Journal of Neuroscience, 30:16149-59. PMID: 21123561

Briand, L.A. and Blendy, J.A. (2009). Molecular and genetic substrates linking stress and addiction. Brain Research, 1314:219-34. PMID: 19900417

Kreibich, A.S., Briand, L., Cleck, J.N., Ecke, L., Rice, K.C. and Blendy, J.A. (2009). Stress-induced potentiation of cocaine reward: a role for CRF R1 and CREB. Neuropsychopharmacology, 34:2609-17. PMID: 19675537

Briand, L.A., Gross, J.P. and Robinson, T.E. (2008). Impaired object recognition following prolonged withdrawal from extended access cocaine self-administration. Neuroscience, 155: 1-6. PMID: 18590801

Briand, L.A., Flagel, S.B., Garcia-Fuster, M.J., Watson, S.J., Akil, H., Sarter, M., and Robinson, T.E. (2008). Persistent alterations in cognitive function and prefrontal dopamine D2 receptor expression following extended (but not limited) access to self-administered cocaine. Neuropsychopharmacology, 33: 2969-80. PMID: 18305460

Briand, L.A., Flagel, S.B., Seeman, P., and Robinson, T.E. (2008). Cocaine self-administration produces a persistent increase in dopamine D2(High) Receptors. European Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 18: 551-6. PMID: 18284941

Briand, L.A., Gritton, H., Howe, W.M., Young, D.A. and Sarter, M. (2007). Modulators in concert for cognition: modulator interactions in the prefrontal cortex. Progress in Neurobiology, 83: 69-91. PMID: 17681661

Briand, L.A., Robinson, T.E. and Maren, S. (2005). Enhancement of auditory fear conditioning after housing in a complex environment is attenuated by prior treatment with amphetamine. Learning & Memory, 12: 553-6. PMID: 16287722

Diamond, A., Briand, L.A., Fosella, J. and Gehlbach, L. (2004). Genetic and Neurochemical Modulation of Prefrontal Cognitive Functions in Children. American Journal of Psychiatry, 161: 125-32. PMID: 14702260