Ashley Horner, PhD

Horner, AshleyEducation

  • BS, Psychology, Vanderbilt University
  • PhD, Neuroscience, Tulane University
  • Post-Doctoral Study, Pharmacology, University of Utah College of Pharmacy

Research Interest

Dr. Horner’s research focuses on basal ganglia pathways involved in the development of habitual drug use. Specifically, her research focuses on the role of the patch compartment of striatum in drug-seeking behaviors by examining the effects of pharmacogenetic manipulation of the patch compartment on the development methamphetamine self-administration.

Selected Publications

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  • R15DA045308, National Institute on Drug Abuse/NIH (9/30/2018-8/31/2021)
  • R15DA025303, National Institute on Drug Abuse/NIH (3/16/2009-2/28/2014)

Professional Involvement

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
  • International Association of Medical Educators
  • International Basal Ganglia Society
  • New York Academy of Sciences
  • Sigma Xi Research Society
  • Society for Neuroscience

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