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WeiXing Shi, PhD
Professor, Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences
School of Pharmacy
Professor, Basic Sciences
School of Medicine
Member, Pharmaceutical Science, SP, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Publications    Scholarly Journals--Published
  • Xu D, Karain B, Brantley E, Shi WX, Effects of L-DOPA on nigral dopamine neurons and local field potential: comparison with apomorphine and muscimol, J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 337(2):533-9,  2011 ( 5/2011 )
  • Shi WX, Electrophysiological characteristics of dopamine neurons: A 35-year update, J Neural Transm Suppl (73): 103-119, 2009  ( 10/2009 )
  • Di Giovanni G, Shi WX. Effects of scopolamine on dopamine neurons in the substantia nigra: role of the pedunculopontine tegmental nucleus, Synapse, 63(8):673-80, 2009 ( 8/2009 )
  • Zhang D, Yang S, Jin GZ, Bunney BS, Shi WX. "Oscillatory Firing of Dopamine Neurons: Differences between Cells in the Substantia Nigra and Ventral Tegmental Area." Synapse  (2008): 62(3):169-75. ( 3/2008 )
  • Shi WX, Zhang XY, Pun CL, Bunney BS. "Clozapine blocks D-amphetamine-induced excitation of dopamine neurons in the ventral tegmental area." Neuropsychopharmacology 32(9). (2007): 1922-1928. ( 9/2007 )
  • Gu WH, Yang S, Shi WX, Zhen XC, Jin GZ.. "Effects of (-)-stepholidine on NMDA receptors: comparison with haloperidol and clozapine." Acta Pharmacol Sin 28(7). (2007): 953-958. ( 7/2007 )
  • Gu WH, Yang S, Shi WX, Jin GZ, Zhen XC. "Requirement of PSD-95 for dopamine D1 receptor modulating glutamate NR1a/NR2B receptor function." Acta Pharmacol Sin 28(6). (2007): 756-762. ( 6/2007 )
  • Shi WX . "The auditory cortex in schizophrenia." Biol Psychiatry 61(7). (2007): 829-30. ( 4/2007 )
  • Gao M, Liu CL, Yang S, Jin GZ, Bunney BS, Shi WX . "Functional coupling between the prefrontal cortex and dopamine neurons in the ventral tegmental area." J Neurosci 27(20). (2007): 5414-5421. ( 1/2007 )
  • Zhou Y, Bunney BS, Shi WX . "Differential effects of cocaine on firing rate and pattern of dopamine neurons: Role of α1 receptors and comparison with l-dopa and apomorphine. ." Journal of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics 317(1). (2006): 196-201. ( 7/2006 )
  • Shi WX. "Neurobiology of psychostimulant addiction." Chin J Drug Depend 15(3). (2006): 168-172. ( 7/2006 )