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." The Journal of Biological Chemistry 283.19 (May 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." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 105.11 (March 17, 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 2004): 1526-1535. Full Text

Grady, SR, Murphy, KL, Cao, J, Marks, MJ, McIntosh, JM, and Collins, AC. "Characterization of nicotinic agonist-induced [(3)H]dopamine release from synaptosomes prepared from four mouse brain regions." The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 301.2 (May 2002): 651-660. Full Text