Ali Gheidi, PhD
- BA, Psychology, York University
- MSc, Psychology-Neuroscience, Wilfrid Laurier University
- PhD, Psychology-Neuroscience, Wilfrid Laurier University Memorial
- Postdoctoral Fellow, Neurobiology of Drug Addiction, University of Michigan
- Postdoctoral Fellow, Neurobiology of Memory, University of Newfoundland
- Postdoctoral Fellow, Neurobiology of Drug Addiction, Wayne State University
Dr. Gheidi’s research is in the area of memory, aging and addiction. Currently, he is studying the neurobiology of drug-reinstatement. Specifically, how the neuronal ensembles in the medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC) control reinstatement to cocaine seeking.
- Cope., LM., Gheidi, A., Khalil, H., Drumheller, A., Allerton, T., & Morrow, JD. A mechanical task for measuring sign-and goal-tracking in humans: A proof-of-concept study” Submitted to Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
- Gheidi, A., Damphousse, CC & Marrone, DF. Experience-dependent persistent of arc expression is reduced in the aged hippocampus (2020). Neurobiology of Aging, 95, 225-230.
- Lisieski, MJ., Karavidha, K., Gheidi, A., Garibyan, RL., Conti, AC., Morrow, JD., and Perrine, SA. (2019). Divergent effects of repeated cocaine and novel environment exposure on locus coeruleus c-fos expression and brain catecholamine concentrations in rats. Brain and Behavior, 3, e01222.
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- K01 DA055068 (NIDA/NIH) GHEIDI (PI) June 15 2022-May 31 2027. Norepinephrine modulates medial prefrontal cortex neural ensembles that control cocaine seeking behavior.
- T32 DA007268 (NIDA/NIH) TRAYNOR (PI) Postdoctoral Training in the Biology of Drug Abuse
- College on Problems of Drug Dependence
- Society for Neuroscience