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    Ge Wang

    TitleResearch Coordinator I
    SchoolSchool of Gerontology
    Address3715 MCCLINTOCK AVE.
    University Park Campus
    Los Angeles California 90089
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      1. Wiers CE, Shokri-Kojori E, Wong CT, Abi-Dargham A, Demiral SB, Tomasi D, Wang G, Volkow ND. Cannabis Abusers Show Hypofrontality and Blunted Brain Responses to a Stimulant Challenge in Females but not in Males. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2016 Sep; 41(10):2596-605. PMID: 27156854; PMCID: PMC4987858 [Available on 09/01/17].
      2. Wiers CE, Shokri-Kojori E, Cabrera E, Cunningham S, Wong C, Tomasi D, Wang G, Volkow ND. Socioeconomic status is associated with striatal dopamine D2/D3 receptors in healthy volunteers but not in cocaine abusers. Neurosci Lett. 2016 Mar 23; 617:27-31. PMID: 26828302; PMCID: PMC4798870 [Available on 03/23/17].
      3. Tomasi D, Wang G, Volkow ND. Balanced modulation of striatal activation from D2 /D3 receptors in caudate and ventral striatum: Disruption in cannabis abusers. Hum Brain Mapp. 2015 Aug; 36(8):3154-66. PMID: 26058801.
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      4. Biegon A, Alexoff DL, Kim SW, Logan J, Pareto D, Schlyer D, Wang G, Fowler JS. Aromatase imaging with [N-methyl-11C]vorozole PET in healthy men and women. J Nucl Med. 2015 Apr; 56(4):580-5. PMID: 25698781.
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      5. Volkow ND, Wang G, Shokri Kojori E, Fowler JS, Benveniste H, Tomasi D. Alcohol decreases baseline brain glucose metabolism more in heavy drinkers than controls but has no effect on stimulation-induced metabolic increases. J Neurosci. 2015 Feb 18; 35(7):3248-55. PMID: 25698759; PMCID: PMC4331638.
      6. Tomasi D, Wang G, Studentsova Y, Volkow ND. Dissecting Neural Responses to Temporal Prediction, Attention, and Memory: Effects of Reward Learning and Interoception on Time Perception. Cereb Cortex. 2015 Oct; 25(10):3856-67. PMID: 25389123; PMCID: PMC4585518 [Available on 10/01/16].
      7. Tomasi D, Wang G, Wang R, Caparelli EC, Logan J, Volkow ND. Overlapping patterns of brain activation to food and cocaine cues in cocaine abusers: association to striatal D2/D3 receptors. Hum Brain Mapp. 2015 Jan; 36(1):120-36. PMID: 25142207; PMCID: PMC4306601.
      8. Volkow ND, Tomasi D, Wang G, Studentsova Y, Margus B, Crawford TO. Brain glucose metabolism in adults with ataxia-telangiectasia and their asymptomatic relatives. Brain. 2014 Jun; 137(Pt 6):1753-61. PMID: 24747834; PMCID: PMC4032102.
      9. Logan J, Kim SW, Pareto D, Telang F, Wang G, Fowler JS, Biegon A. Kinetic analysis of [11C]vorozole binding in the human brain with positron emission tomography. Mol Imaging. 2014; 13:1-12. PMID: 24824855.
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      10. Anderson SA, Michaelides M, Zarnegar P, Ren Y, Fagergren P, Thanos PK, Wang G, Bannon M, Neumaier JF, Keller E, Volkow ND, Hurd YL. Impaired periamygdaloid-cortex prodynorphin is characteristic of opiate addiction and depression. J Clin Invest. 2013 Dec; 123(12):5334-41. PMID: 24231353; PMCID: PMC3859405.
      11. Michaelides M, Anderson SA, Ananth M, Smirnov D, Thanos PK, Neumaier JF, Wang G, Volkow ND, Hurd YL. Whole-brain circuit dissection in free-moving animals reveals cell-specific mesocorticolimbic networks. J Clin Invest. 2013 Dec; 123(12):5342-50. PMID: 24231358; PMCID: PMC3859392.
      12. Wang G, Volkow ND, Wigal T, Kollins SH, Newcorn JH, Telang F, Logan J, Jayne M, Wong CT, Han H, Fowler JS, Zhu W, Swanson JM. Long-term stimulant treatment affects brain dopamine transporter level in patients with attention deficit hyperactive disorder. PLoS One. 2013; 8(5):e63023. PMID: 23696790; PMCID: PMC3655054.
      13. Tomasi D, Wang R, Wang G, Volkow ND. Functional connectivity and brain activation: a synergistic approach. Cereb Cortex. 2014 Oct; 24(10):2619-29. PMID: 23645721; PMCID: PMC4229895.
      14. Volkow ND, Tomasi D, Wang G, Telang F, Fowler JS, Logan J, Maynard LJ, Wong CT. Predominance of D2 receptors in mediating dopamine's effects in brain metabolism: effects of alcoholism. J Neurosci. 2013 Mar 06; 33(10):4527-35. PMID: 23467368; PMCID: PMC3732804.
      15. Volkow ND, Kim SW, Wang G, Alexoff D, Logan J, Muench L, Shea C, Telang F, Fowler JS, Wong C, Benveniste H, Tomasi D. Acute alcohol intoxication decreases glucose metabolism but increases acetate uptake in the human brain. Neuroimage. 2013 Jan 01; 64:277-83. PMID: 22947541; PMCID: PMC3508320.
      16. Xie J, Wang G, Yow L, Humayun MS, Weiland JD, Cela CJ, Jadvar H, Lazzi G, Dhrami-Gavazi E, Tsang SH. Preservation of retinotopic map in retinal degeneration. Exp Eye Res. 2012 May; 98:88-96. PMID: 22685713; PMCID: PMC4310463.
      17. Volkow ND, Wang G, Tomasi D, Kollins SH, Wigal TL, Newcorn JH, Telang FW, Fowler JS, Logan J, Wong CT, Swanson JM. Methylphenidate-elicited dopamine increases in ventral striatum are associated with long-term symptom improvement in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. J Neurosci. 2012 Jan 18; 32(3):841-9. PMID: 22262882; PMCID: PMC3350870.
      18. Volkow ND, Tomasi D, Wang G, Vaska P, Fowler JS, Telang F, Alexoff D, Logan J, Wong C. Effects of cell phone radiofrequency signal exposure on brain glucose metabolism. JAMA. 2011 Feb 23; 305(8):808-13. PMID: 21343580; PMCID: PMC3184892.
      19. Volkow ND, Tomasi D, Wang G, Fowler JS, Telang F, Goldstein RZ, Alia-Klein N, Wong C. Reduced metabolism in brain "control networks" following cocaine-cues exposure in female cocaine abusers. PLoS One. 2011 Feb 23; 6(2):e16573. PMID: 21373180; PMCID: PMC3043072.
      20. Biegon A, Kim SW, Alexoff DL, Jayne M, Carter P, Hubbard B, King P, Logan J, Muench L, Pareto D, Schlyer D, Shea C, Telang F, Wang G, Xu Y, Fowler JS. Unique distribution of aromatase in the human brain: in vivo studies with PET and [N-methyl-11C]vorozole. Synapse. 2010 Nov; 64(11):801-7. PMID: 20842717; PMCID: PMC2941230.
      21. Xie J, Wang G, Yow L, J Cela C, Humayun MS, Weiland JD, Lazzi G, Jadvar H. Modeling and percept of transcorneal electrical stimulation in humans. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2011 Jul; 58(7):1932-9. PMID: 20952323.
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      22. Volkow ND, Wang G, Tomasi D, Telang F, Fowler JS, Pradhan K, Jayne M, Logan J, Goldstein RZ, Alia-Klein N, Wong C. Methylphenidate attenuates limbic brain inhibition after cocaine-cues exposure in cocaine abusers. PLoS One. 2010 Jul 09; 5(7):e11509. PMID: 20634975; PMCID: PMC2901385.
      23. Asensio S, Romero MJ, Romero FJ, Wong C, Alia-Klein N, Tomasi D, Wang G, Telang F, Volkow ND, Goldstein RZ. Striatal dopamine D2 receptor availability predicts the thalamic and medial prefrontal responses to reward in cocaine abusers three years later. Synapse. 2010 May; 64(5):397-402. PMID: 20034014; PMCID: PMC2840182.
      24. Volkow ND, Tomasi D, Wang G, Fowler JS, Telang F, Wang R, Alexoff D, Logan J, Wong C, Pradhan K, Caparelli EC, Ma Y, Jayne M. Effects of low-field magnetic stimulation on brain glucose metabolism. Neuroimage. 2010 Jun; 51(2):623-8. PMID: 20156571; PMCID: PMC2862488.
      25. Volkow ND, Fowler JS, Wang G, Telang F, Logan J, Jayne M, Ma Y, Pradhan K, Wong C, Swanson JM. Cognitive control of drug craving inhibits brain reward regions in cocaine abusers. Neuroimage. 2010 Feb 01; 49(3):2536-43. PMID: 19913102; PMCID: PMC2818484.
      26. Volkow ND, Wang G, Kollins SH, Wigal TL, Newcorn JH, Telang F, Fowler JS, Zhu W, Logan J, Ma Y, Pradhan K, Wong C, Swanson JM. Evaluating dopamine reward pathway in ADHD: clinical implications. JAMA. 2009 Sep 09; 302(10):1084-91. PMID: 19738093; PMCID: PMC2958516.
      27. Tomasi D, Volkow ND, Wang R, Telang F, Wang G, Chang L, Ernst T, Fowler JS. Dopamine transporters in striatum correlate with deactivation in the default mode network during visuospatial attention. PLoS One. 2009 Jun 30; 4(6):e6102. PMID: 19564918; PMCID: PMC2699543.
      28. Wang G, Volkow ND, Telang F, Jayne M, Ma Y, Pradhan K, Zhu W, Wong CT, Thanos PK, Geliebter A, Biegon A, Fowler JS. Evidence of gender differences in the ability to inhibit brain activation elicited by food stimulation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Jan 27; 106(4):1249-54. PMID: 19164587; PMCID: PMC2633545.
      29. Volkow ND, Fowler JS, Wang G, Telang F, Logan J, Wong C, Ma J, Pradhan K, Benveniste H, Swanson JM. Methylphenidate decreased the amount of glucose needed by the brain to perform a cognitive task. PLoS One. 2008 Apr 16; 3(4):e2017. PMID: 18414677; PMCID: PMC2291196.
      30. Fowler JS, Alia-Klein N, Kriplani A, Logan J, Williams B, Zhu W, Craig IW, Telang F, Goldstein R, Volkow ND, Vaska P, Wang G. Evidence that brain MAO A activity does not correspond to MAO A genotype in healthy male subjects. Biol Psychiatry. 2007 Aug 15; 62(4):355-8. PMID: 17141746; PMCID: PMC2712611.
      31. Volkow ND, Wang G, Newcorn J, Fowler JS, Telang F, Solanto MV, Logan J, Wong C, Ma Y, Swanson JM, Schulz K, Pradhan K. Brain dopamine transporter levels in treatment and drug naïve adults with ADHD. Neuroimage. 2007 Feb 01; 34(3):1182-90. PMID: 17126039.
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      32. Volkow ND, Wang G, Begleiter H, Porjesz B, Fowler JS, Telang F, Wong C, Ma Y, Logan J, Goldstein R, Alexoff D, Thanos PK. High levels of dopamine D2 receptors in unaffected members of alcoholic families: possible protective factors. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2006 Sep; 63(9):999-1008. PMID: 16953002.
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      33. Volkow ND, Wang G, Telang F, Fowler JS, Logan J, Childress AR, Jayne M, Ma Y, Wong C. Cocaine cues and dopamine in dorsal striatum: mechanism of craving in cocaine addiction. J Neurosci. 2006 Jun 14; 26(24):6583-8. PMID: 16775146.
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      34. Volkow ND, Wang G, Ma Y, Fowler JS, Wong C, Jayne M, Telang F, Swanson JM. Effects of expectation on the brain metabolic responses to methylphenidate and to its placebo in non-drug abusing subjects. Neuroimage. 2006 Oct 01; 32(4):1782-92. PMID: 16757181.
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      35. Fowler JS, Logan J, Wang G, Volkow ND, Telang F, Zhu W, Franceschi D, Shea C, Garza V, Xu Y, Ding YS, Alexoff D, Warner D, Netusil N, Carter P, Jayne M, King P, Vaska P. Comparison of monoamine oxidase a in peripheral organs in nonsmokers and smokers. J Nucl Med. 2005 Sep; 46(9):1414-20. PMID: 16157522.
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      36. Volkow ND, Wang G, Franceschi D, Fowler JS, Thanos PP, Maynard L, Gatley SJ, Wong C, Veech RL, Kunos G, Kai Li T. Low doses of alcohol substantially decrease glucose metabolism in the human brain. Neuroimage. 2006 Jan 01; 29(1):295-301. PMID: 16085426.
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      37. Volkow ND, Wang G, Ma Y, Fowler JS, Wong C, Ding YS, Hitzemann R, Swanson JM, Kalivas P. Activation of orbital and medial prefrontal cortex by methylphenidate in cocaine-addicted subjects but not in controls: relevance to addiction. J Neurosci. 2005 Apr 13; 25(15):3932-9. PMID: 15829645.
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      38. Goldstein RZ, Alia-Klein N, Leskovjan AC, Fowler JS, Wang G, Gur RC, Hitzemann R, Volkow ND. Anger and depression in cocaine addiction: association with the orbitofrontal cortex. Psychiatry Res. 2005 Jan 30; 138(1):13-22. PMID: 15708297.
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      39. Wang G, Volkow ND, Telang F, Jayne M, Ma J, Rao M, Zhu W, Wong CT, Pappas NR, Geliebter A, Fowler JS. Exposure to appetitive food stimuli markedly activates the human brain. Neuroimage. 2004 Apr; 21(4):1790-7. PMID: 15050599.
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      40. Wang G, Volkow ND, Chang L, Miller E, Sedler M, Hitzemann R, Zhu W, Logan J, Ma Y, Fowler JS. Partial recovery of brain metabolism in methamphetamine abusers after protracted abstinence. Am J Psychiatry. 2004 Feb; 161(2):242-8. PMID: 14754772.
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      41. Zhu W, Volkow ND, Ma Y, Fowler JS, Wang G. Relationship between ethanol-induced changes in brain regional metabolism and its motor, behavioural and cognitive effects. Alcohol Alcohol. 2004 Jan-Feb; 39(1):53-8. PMID: 14691075.
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      42. Goldstein RZ, Leskovjan AC, Hoff AL, Hitzemann R, Bashan F, Khalsa SS, Wang G, Fowler JS, Volkow ND. Severity of neuropsychological impairment in cocaine and alcohol addiction: association with metabolism in the prefrontal cortex. Neuropsychologia. 2004; 42(11):1447-58. PMID: 15246283.
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      43. Goldstein RZ, Volkow ND, Chang L, Wang G, Fowler JS, Depue RA, Gur RC. The orbitofrontal cortex in methamphetamine addiction: involvement in fear. Neuroreport. 2002 Dec 03; 13(17):2253-7. PMID: 12488806; PMCID: PMC1201127.
      44. Wang G, Volkow ND, Felder C, Fowler JS, Levy AV, Pappas NR, Wong CT, Zhu W, Netusil N. Enhanced resting activity of the oral somatosensory cortex in obese subjects. Neuroreport. 2002 Jul 02; 13(9):1151-5. PMID: 12151759.
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      45. Volkow ND, Zhu W, Felder CA, Mueller K, Welsh TF, Wang G, de Leon MJ. Changes in brain functional homogeneity in subjects with Alzheimer's disease. Psychiatry Res. 2002 Feb 15; 114(1):39-50. PMID: 11864808.
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