Catherine L Reedy

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BACKGROUND Parallel lines of research suggest that dysfunction affecting both corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) and serotonin (5-HT) systems is involved in the pathophysiology of psychiatric illnesses such as anxiety and depression. The effect of CRF on behavior and on the accompanying change in activity of 5-HT neurons in the dorsal and median raphe(More)
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES Given that adenosine A2A antagonists appear to be therapeutic in several animal models of Parkinson's disease (PD), we examined the extent to which caffeine and selective A2A and A1 antagonists could enhance contralateral forepaw stepping in the unilateral 6-OHDA-lesioned rat. MATERIALS AND METHODS Following unilateral injections(More)
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