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Adriana Rebecca Uruena-Agnes
Office: PCD 4133
Email: uruena (at) usf.edu
Ph.D., University of South Florida Tampa
M.A., Indiana University Bloomington
B.A., University of South Florida Tampa
Drugs and Behavior
Current research interests include utilizing the neuropsychopharmacology approach to elucidate the neural mechanisms and risk factors associated with the development, expression, and persistence of substance and polysubstance abuse.
Badanich, K.A., Fakih, M.E., Gurina, T.S., Roy, E.K., Hoffman, J.L., Uruena-Agnes, A.R., Kirstein, CL. (2016). Reversal learning and experimenter-administered chronic intermittent ethanol exposure in male rats. Psychopharmacology, 233(19), 3615-3626. doi:10.1007/s00213-016-4395-6 PMID: 27518574
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Uruena-Agnes, A. R (2017). SPC-USF Partner for Internship Program. Blue and White: St. Petersburg College.
Uruena-Agnes, A. R (2014). Developing an Animal Model of Polysubstance Abuse in Adolescence: The Role of NMDA Receptors in Alcohol/Cocaine Reward. Graduate Theses and Dissertations. https://scholarcommons.usf.edu/etd/5440