Jerry B. Richards PhD

Jerry B. Richards
PhD


Education and Training:

  • PhD, Emory University (1988)
  • MPhil, San Francisco State University (1984)
  • BA, San Francisco State University (1977)

Employment:

  • Dept. of Pediatrics, Pharrmacology & Toxicology, University of New York at Buffalo (2000-present)
  • Research Assistant Professor, West Virginia University (1997–2000)
  • Research Associate (Instructor), University of Chicago, University of Chicago (1996–1997)
  • Research Associate, University of Chicago (1989–1992)
  • Fellow, University of Colorado Health Science Center (1985–1989)

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • June 2018–March 2023
    Prenatal ethanol exposure on executive function
    NIH
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $1,794,375
  • July 2001–June 2006
    Drug Abuse and Impulsivity: Tests of Animal Models
    National Institute on Drug Abuse
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $793,527
  • April 2001–March 2004
    Models of Impulsive Behavior in Mice
    National Institute on Drug Abuse
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $458,217

Journal Articles:

  • Winter JC, Kieres AK, Zimmerman MD, Reissig CJ, Eckler JR, Ullrich T, Rice KC, Rabin RA, Richards JB. The stimulus properties of LSD in C57BL/6 mice. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2005; 81(4).
  • Lejuez CW, Eifert GH, Zvolensky MJ, Richards JB. Preference between onset predictable and unpredictable administrations of 20% carbon-dioxide-enriched air: implications for better understanding the etiology and treatment of panic disorder.. J Exp Psychol Appl. 2000; 6(4).
  • Sabol KE, Richards JB, Yung K. The effects of high-dose methamphetamine in the aging rat: differential reinforcement of low-rate 72-s schedule behavior and neurochemistry.. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2000; 294(3).
  • Feola TW, de Wit H, Richards JB. Effects of d-amphetamine and alcohol on a measure of behavioral inhibition in rats.. Behav Neurosci. 2000; 114(4).
  • Wade TR, de Wit H, Richards JB. Effects of dopaminergic drugs on delayed reward as a measure of impulsive behavior in rats.. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2000; 150(1).
  • Richards JB, Sabol KE, de Wit H. Effects of methamphetamine on the adjusting amount procedure, a model of impulsive behavior in rats.. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 1999; 146(4).
  • Jolly DC, Richards JB, Seiden LS. Serotonergic mediation of DRL 72s behavior: receptor subtype involvement in a behavioral screen for antidepressant drugs.. Biol Psychiatry. 1999; 45(9).
  • Balcells-Olivero M, Richards JB, Seiden LS. Sensitization to amphetamine on the differential-reinforcement-of-low-rate 72-s schedule.. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 1997; 133(3).
  • Richards JB, Mitchell SH, de Wit H, Seiden LS. Determination of discount functions in rats with an adjusting-amount procedure.. J Exp Anal Behav. 1997; 67(3).
  • Borsini, F., Cesana, R., Kelly, J., Leonard, B.E., McNamara, M., Jerry Richards, Seiden, L.. BIMT 17: A putative antidepressant with a fast onset of action.. Psychopharmacology. 1997; 134.
  • Sabol KE, Lew R, Richards JB, Vosmer GL, Seiden LS. Methylenedioxymethamphetamine-induced serotonin deficits are followed by partial recovery over a 52-week period. Part I: Synaptosomal uptake and tissue concentrations.. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 1996; 276(2).
  • Lew, R., Sabol, K.E., Chow, C., Jerry Richards, Vosmer, G.L., Seiden, L.S.. Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) induced serotonin deficits are followed by partial recovery over a 52 week period. Part 2: Radioligand binding and autoradiography studies.. The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 1996; 276.
  • Sabol KE, Richards JB, Layton K, Seiden LS. Amphetamine analogs have differential effects on DRL 36-s schedule performance.. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 1995; 121(1).
  • Richards JB, Sabol KE, Hand TH, Jolly DC, Marek GJ, Seiden LS. Buspirone, gepirone, ipsapirone, and zalospirone have distinct effects on the differential-reinforcement-of-low-rate 72-s schedule when compared with 5-HTP and diazepam.. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 1994; 114(1).
  • Richards JB, Sabol KE, Seiden LS. Fluoxetine prevents the disruptive effects of fenfluramine on differential-reinforcement-of-low-rate 72-second schedule performance.. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 1993; 267(3).
  • Richards JB, Baggott MJ, Sabol KE, Seiden LS. A high-dose methamphetamine regimen results in long-lasting deficits on performance of a reaction-time task.. Brain Res. 1993; 627(2).
  • Richards JB, Sabol KE, Seiden LS. DRL interresponse-time distributions: quantification by peak deviation analysis.. J Exp Anal Behav. 1993; 60(2).
  • Marek GJ, Heffner TG, Richards JB, Shaughnessy RA, Li AA, Seiden LS. Effects of caffeine and PD 116,600 on the differential-reinforcement-of-low rate 72-S (DRL 72-S) schedule of reinforcement.. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 1993; 45(4).
  • Sabol KE, Richards JB, Seiden LS. Fluoxetine attenuates the DL-fenfluramine-induced increase in extracellular serotonin as measured by in vivo dialysis.. Brain Res. 1992; 585(1-2).
  • Sabol KE, Richards JB, Seiden LS. The NMDA receptor antagonist MK-801 does not protect against serotonin depletions caused by high doses of DL-fenfluramine.. Brain Res. 1992; 582(1).
  • Sabol KE, Richards JB, Seiden LS. Fenfluramine-induced increases in extracellular hippocampal serotonin are progressively attenuated in vivo during a four-day fenfluramine regimen in rats.. Brain Res. 1992; 571(1).
  • Richards JB, Seiden LS. A quantitative interresponse-time analysis of DRL performance differentiates similar effects of the antidepressant desipramine and the novel anxiolytic gepirone.. J Exp Anal Behav. 1991; 56(2).
  • Richards JB, Sabol KE, Freed CR. Conditioned rotation: a behavioral analysis.. Physiol Behav. 1990; 47(6).
  • Richards JB, Sabol KE, Freed CR. Unilateral dopamine depletion causes bilateral deficits in conditioned rotation in rats.. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 1990; 36(2).
  • Sabol KE, Richards JB, Freed CR. In vivo dialysis measurements of dopamine and DOPAC in rats trained to turn on a circular treadmill.. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 1990; 36(1).
  • Diana, M., Garcia-Munoz, M., Jerry Richards, Freed, C.. Electrophysiological analysis of dopamine cells from the substantia nigra pars compacta of circling rats.. Exp. Brain Res.. 1989; 74.
  • Freed, C.R., Jerry Richards, Sabol, K.E., Reite, M.L.. Fetal substantia nigra transplants lead to dopamine cell replacement and behavioral improvement in bonnet monkeys with MPTP induced Parkinsonism. In: Pharmacology and Functional Regulation of Dopaminergic Neurons, Beart, P.M. Woodruff, G., and Jackson, D. Macmillan Press. 1988.
  • Freed, C.R., Jerry Richards, Reite, M.L.. Behavioral performance improves after fetal subtantia nigra transplant in bonnet monkeys MPTP induced Parkinsonism. In: Progress in Parkinson Research, Hefti, F.F. and Weiner, W.J.. Plenum Press. 1988.
  • Pietrewicz, A.T., Jerry Richards. Learning to Forage:An Ecological Perspective.. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. 1985.
  • Mapou RL, Borowiec FM, Richards JB, Byrd LD. Microcomputer control of behavior and the acquisition of digital and analog data.. Comput Programs Biomed. 1984; 18(1-2).
  • Richards JB, Sabol KE, Kriek EH, Freed CR. Trained and amphetamine-induced circling behavior in lesioned, transplanted rats.. J Neural Transplant Plast. ; 4(2).
  • Dunn RT, Richards JB, Seiden LS. Effects of salbutamol upon performance on an operant screen for antidepressants.. Psychopharmacology (Berl). ; 113(1).
  • Crean, J., Jerry Richards, de Wit, H.. Impulsive behavior in men with and without a family history of alcoholism: Effects of tryptophan depletion.. Behavioral and Brian Research, In Press..
  • Lejuez, C.W., Jerry Richards, Read, J.P., Ramsey, S.E., Kahler, C.W., Stuart, G.L., Strong, D.R., Brown, R.A.. Evaluation of a behavioral measure of risk-taking: The Balloon Analogue Risk Task (BART).. J. Exp Psychol Appl, In Press..
  • de Wit, H., Enggasser, M.A., Jerry Richards. Acute administration of d-amphetamine decreases impulsivity in healthy volunteers.. Neuropsychopharmacology, In Press..
  • Jerry Richards, Kline, T., Miller, D.B., Crean, J.P., de Wit, H.. Reduction of brain serotonin impairs response inhibition in rats.. Physiology and Behavior, Submitted..
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Abstracts:

  • Reynolds, B, de Wit, H, Jerry Richards. Delay of gratification and delay discounting in rats.. Behavioral Processes, In Press..

Presentations:

  • "Effects of amphetamine on the value of delayed rewards." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (2001)
  • "Models of impulsivity parallel human and non-human studies." Problems on Drug Dependence (2001)
  • "Effects of 5HT lesions on response inhibition are ameliorated by amphetamine." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (2000)
  • "Laboratory Models of Impulsive Behavior: Application to Drug Abuse." Behavioral Toxicology Society (2000)
  • "Discounting of signaled and unsignaled delayed shock." Association for Behavior Analysis (1999)
  • "Effects of amphetamine and alcohol on a measure of response inhibition in rats. Problems on Drug Dependence." Ed. L.S. Harris, NIDA Research Monograph - In Press (1999)
  • "Effects of delay reinforcer magnitude, water restriction and drugs on the value of delayed rewards." Association for Behavior Analysis (1999)
  • "Effects of dopamine antagonists on two models of impulsive behavior in rats." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1999)
  • "Effects of ethanol and amphetamine on a motor inhibition task in humans: A measure of impulsivity? Problems on Drug Dependence" Ed. L.S. Harris, NIDA Research Monograph - In Press (1999)
  • "Effects of reinforcer magnitude on DRL 72-s responding." Association for Behavior Analysis (1999)
  • "Effects of signals and drugs on discounting of delayed consequences." American Psychological Association (1999)
  • "Stop task procedure: A measure of response inhibition in rats." Association for Behavior Analysis (1999)
  • "Two models of impulsivity in rats: Effects of stimulants and neurolepties." The First Congress of the Behavioral Pharmacology Society and the European Behavioural Pharmacology Society (1999)
  • "Depletion of serotonin causes impairments in sustained inhibition in rats." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 24(1) 1183 (1998)
  • "Response inhibition as a measure of impulsivity in humans and rats: Effects of alcohol and amphetamine." Behavioral Pharmacology Society (1998)
  • "Effects of serotonin depletion in rats on three models of impulsive behavior." American Psychological Association (1997)
  • "Effects of abused drugs on a laboratory model of impulsivity and risk-taking in humans and non-humans." Annual Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (1997)
  • "Comparison of two approaches for measuring impulsive behavior in rats: Waiting and value discounting." Association for Behavioral Analysis (1997)
  • "Comparison of two models of impulsive behavior: Effects of amphetamine and haloperidol." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1997)
  • "Comparison of two models of impulsive behavior: Effects of amphetamine and haloperidol." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1997)
  • "Depletion of serotonin increases preference for uncertain rewards in rats." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1996)
  • "Effects of delay and uncertainty on impulsive decision making." Behavioral Pharmacology (1996)
  • "Measurement of impulsive behavior in rats: Effects of low serotonin." Behavioral Pharmocology Society (1995)
  • "Serotonin depletion increases impulsive behavior in rats." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1995)
  • "Titration of Reinforcer Magnitude: A novel procedure to measure the effects of delay on reinforcer value." Association for Behavioral Analysis (1995)
  • "5HT depletion causes deficits in waiting behavior but not timing." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1994)
  • "Behavioral mechanism of the effects of desipramine (DMI) on the DRL 72-s antidepressant screen." European Behavioral Pharmacology Society, 5th International Meeting (1994)
  • "Effects of 5HT depletion on timing and waiting behavior in rats." 3rd IUPHAR Satellite Meeting on Serotonin (1994)
  • "Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) induced dopamine and serotonin release in vivo are attenuated by reserpine pretreatment." College on Problems of Drug Dependence Abstracts (1994)
  • "Olfactory bulbectomized rats have deficits on a waiting task which chronic imipramine fails to ameliorate." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1994)
  • "Peak deviation analysis: Quantitative characterization of DRL interresponse-time distribution profiles." Society for the Quantitative Analysis of Behavior (1994)
  • "Periodic high-dose methamphetamine causes DRL 36-s acquisition deficits in rats." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1994)
  • "Amphetamine analogs have differential effects on behavior." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1993)
  • "Reserpine attenuates high and low dose amphetamine-induced dopamine release in vivo." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1993)
  • "Behavioral mechanism of desipramine on the DRL 72-s antidepressant screen. Abstracts of the International Meeting on Strategies for Studying CNS Active Compounds: Models, Screens, and Clinical Syndromes, Madrid, Spain." Behavioral Pharmacology (1992)
  • "Effects of desipramine on the DRL antidepressant screen depend upon how long the rats are required to wait." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1992)
  • "Effects of serotonergic drugs on a 5,7-dihydroxytryptamine-associated behavioral deficit in rats responding on a differential reinforcement of low rate-72 second operant schedule of water reinforcement." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1992)
  • "Fenfluramine-induced serotonin depletions are enhanced by MK-801." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1992)
  • "Large dose regimen of methamphetamine produces long lasting deficits in the acquisition and performance of a reaction time task." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1992)
  • "MK801 enhances the serotonin depletions induced by fenfluramine. Abstracts of the International Meeting on Strategies for Studying CNS Active Compounds: Models, Screens, and Clinical Syndromes, Madrid, Spain." Behavioral Pharmacology (1992)
  • "Depletion of brain serotonin with 5, 7-dihydroxytryptamine is associated with a persistent behavioral deficit in rats performing on the differential reinforcement of low rate- 72 second operant schedule of water reinforcement." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1991)
  • "Effects of the 5-HT1A agonist gepirone depend upon pretreatment time." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1991)
  • "Fluoxetine attenuates fenfluramine-induced increases in extracellular serotonin in vivo." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1991)
  • "Differential effects of 5HT1A agonists 8OHDPAT, buspirone, gepirone, ipsapirone and 5MeODMT on a DRL 72 sec schedule of reinforcement." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1990)
  • "Fenfluramine and hippocampal serotonin release in the awake rat." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1990)
  • "Fetal nigral dopamine tissue transplants in the lateral striatum of rats: effects on licking." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1989)
  • "The effects of unilateral 6-hydroxydopamine lesions on inplace turning in rats." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1989)
  • "Fetal transplants as a tool for studying functional heterogeneity of the dopamine system." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1988)
  • "Rejection of fetal substantial nigra allografts in monkeys with MPTP-induced Parkinson's syndrome." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1988)
  • "Behavioral effects of fetal substantia nigra transplants in Bonnet monkeys with MPTP-induced Parkinsonism." Schmitt Neurological Sciences Symposium, Transplantation into the Mammalian CNS (1987)
  • "Behavioral effects of fetal dopamine cell transplantation in Bonnet monkeys with MPTP-induced Parkinsonism." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1987)
  • "Effects of fetal substantia nigra transplants in lesion-induced deficits in trained circling behavior." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1987)
  • "Effects of dopamine blockade in the nucleus accumbens and lateral central striatum on motivated behavior." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1986)
  • "Effects of unilateral dopamine lesions of substantia nigra on trained circling in the rat." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1986)
  • "Fetal dopamine cell transplantation as a treatment for Parkinson's Syndrome in Bonnet monkeys." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1986)
  • "Autotitration of self-stimulation: Reward threshold or coulomb optimization." Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (1984)
  • "Two mechanisms for reinforcement; Neural substrates." 7th Symposium on Quantitative Analyses of Behavior at Harvard: Biological Determinants of Learning and Memory (1984)
  • "A microcomputer system for the control of operant behavior experiments." Meetings of the Southeastern Psychological Association (1982)
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