Karen Murphy

Karen Murphy

Lecturer of Psychology and Neuroscience

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Duke University 2008

  • B.A., University of Colorado at Boulder 2001


Neuroscience, movement, pain

Murphy, KL, Zhang, X, Gainetdinov, RR, Beaulieu, J-M, and Caron, MG. "A regulatory domain in the N terminus of tryptophan hydroxylase 2 controls enzyme expression." J Biol Chem 283.19 (May 9, 2008): 13216-13224. Full Text

Salahpour, A, Ramsey, AJ, Medvedev, IO, Kile, B, Sotnikova, TD, Holmstrand, E, Ghisi, V, Nicholls, PJ, Wong, L, Murphy, K, Sesack, SR, Wightman, RM, Gainetdinov, RR, and Caron, MG. "Increased amphetamine-induced hyperactivity and reward in mice overexpressing the dopamine transporter." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105.11 (March 18, 2008): 4405-4410. Full Text

Salminen, O, Murphy, KL, McIntosh, JM, Drago, J, Marks, MJ, Collins, AC, and Grady, SR. "Subunit composition and pharmacology of two classes of striatal presynaptic nicotinic acetylcholine receptors mediating dopamine release in mice." Molecular Pharmacology 65.6 (June 1, 2004): 1526-1535. Full Text

Grady, SR, Murphy, KL, Cao, J, Marks, MJ, McIntosh, JM, and Collins, AC. "Characterization of Nicotinic Agonist-Induced [3H]Dopamine Release from Synaptosomes Prepared from Four Mouse Brain Regions." Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 301.2 (May 1, 2002): 651-660. Full Text