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Ferguson, Laura

Laura B Ferguson

Other University Affiliate
Department of Neurology


Office Location

Postal Address
AUSTIN, TX 78712

¨  Warden, A.S., Merriman, M., Truitt, J., Ponomarev, O., Ferguson, L.B., Mayfield, D. R., Harris, R. A. Localization of PPAR isotypes in the adult mouse and human brain. Sci Rep, 2016. 6: p. 27618. doi: 10.1038/srep27618.


¨  Blednov, Y.A., J. M. B., Black, M., Ferguson, L.B., Schoenhard, G. L., Goate, A. M., Edenberg, H., Wetherill, L., Hesselbrock, V., Foroud, T., and Harris, R. A. (2015). Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors α and γ are linked with alcohol consumption in mice and withdrawal and dependence in humans. ACER. doi: 10.1111/acer.12610.


¨  Robinson, G., Most, D., Ferguson, L. B., Mayfield, J., Harris, R. A., & Blednov, Y. A. (2014). Neuroimmune pathways in alcohol consumption: evidence from behavioral and genetic studies in rodents and humans. International Review of Neurobiology, 118, 13-39. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-801284-0.00002-6


¨  Most D., Ferguson L., Harris R.A. (2014) Molecular basis of alcoholism. Handb Clin
Neurol.;125:89-111. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-62619-6.00006-9.


¨  Most, D., Ferguson, L. B., Blednov, Y., Mayfield, R. D., & Harris, R. A. (2014). The synaptoneurosome transcriptome: a model for profiling the molecular effects of alcohol. Pharmacogenomics Journal. doi: 10.1038/tpj.2014.43


¨  Ferguson, L. B., Most, D., Blednov, Y. A., & Harris, R. A. (2014). PPAR agonists regulate brain gene expression: Relationship to their effects on ethanol consumption. Neuropharmacology. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2014.06.024


¨  Mayfield, J., Ferguson, L. B., Harris, R. A. (2013). Neuroimmune signaling: a key component of alcohol abuse. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 23(4), 513-520. doi: 10.1016/j.conb.2013.01.024