Helen Kamens

Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health

Research Summary

Identification of genetic mechanisms that contribute to complex behaviors with a special emphasis on alcohol and tobacco use.

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Publication Tags

Ethanol Nicotine Nicotinic Receptors Genes Inbred C57bl Mouse Alcohols Gene Expression Anxiety 18 Methoxycoronaridine Inbred Dba Mouse Meta Analysis Alcohol Alcoholism Brain Genetic Variation Pharmaceutical Preparations Ancestry Acetylcholine Longitudinal Studies Smoking Saccharin Adolescence Substance Related Disorders Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Opioid Related Disorders

Most Recent Publications

The Effect of Stress on Opioid Addiction-Related Behaviors: A Review of Preclinical Literature

Helen M. Kamens, Geneva Flarend, Anna Wickenheisser, William J. Horton, Sonia A. Cavigelli, 2022, Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology

Constanza P. Silva, Helen M. Kamens, 2021, Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology on p. 116-135

C. N. Miller, H. M. Kamens, 2020, Journal of Electrophysiological Techniques on p. 135-142

Carley N. Miller, Helen M. Kamens, 2020, Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology on p. 348-354

The α3β4 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor antagonist 18-Methoxycoronaridine decreases binge-like ethanol consumption in adult C57BL/6J mice

Carley N. Miller, Colton Ruggery, Helen M. Kamens, 2019, Alcohol on p. 1-6

Corrigendum to “Early-adolescent male C57BL/6J and DBA/2J mice display reduced sensitivity to acute nicotine administration” [Neurosci. Lett. 690 (2019) 151–157](S0304394018306906)(10.1016/j.neulet.2018.10.014)

C. N. Miller, M. J. Caruso, H. M. Kamens, 2019, Neuroscience Letters

C. N. Miller, M. J. Caruso, H. M. Kamens, 2019, Neuroscience Letters on p. 151-157

M. J. Caruso, L. R. Seemiller, T. B. Fetherston, C. N. Miller, D. E. Reiss, S. A. Cavigelli, H. M. Kamens, 2018, Scientific Reports

Constanza P. Silva, William J. Horton, Michael J. Caruso, Aswathy Sebastian, Laura C. Klein, Istvan Albert, Helen M. Kamens, 2018, PLoS One

Most-Cited Papers

Tae Hwi Schwantes-An, Juan Zhang, Li Shiun Chen, Sarah M. Hartz, Robert C. Culverhouse, Xiangning Chen, Hilary Coon, Josef Frank, Helen M. Kamens, Bettina Konte, Leena Kovanen, Antti Latvala, Lisa N. Legrand, Brion S. Maher, Whitney E. Melroy, Elliot C. Nelson, Mark W. Reid, Jason D. Robinson, Pei Hong Shen, Bao Zhu Yang, Judy A. Andrews, Paul Aveyard, Olga Beltcheva, Sandra A. Brown, Dale S. Cannon, Sven Cichon, Robin P. Corley, Norbert Dahmen, Louisa Degenhardt, Tatiana Foroud, Wolfgang Gaebel, Ina Giegling, Stephen J. Glatt, Richard A. Grucza, Jill Hardin, Annette M. Hartmann, Andrew C. Heath, Stefan Herms, Colin A. Hodgkinson, Per Hoffmann, Hyman Hops, David Huizinga, Marcus Ising, Eric O. Johnson, Elaine Johnstone, Radka P. Kaneva, Kenneth S. Kendler, Falk Kiefer, Henry R. Kranzler, Ken S. Krauter, Orna Levran, Susanne Lucae, Michael T. Lynskey, Wolfgang Maier, Karl Mann, Nicholas G. Martin, Manuel Mattheisen, Grant W. Montgomery, Bertram Müller-Myhsok, Michael F. Murphy, Michael C. Neale, Momchil A. Nikolov, Denise Nishita, Markus M. Nöthen, John Nurnberger, Timo Partonen, Michele L. Pergadia, Maureen Reynolds, Monika Ridinger, Richard J. Rose, Noora Rouvinen-Lagerström, Norbert Scherbaum, Christine Schmäl, Michael Soyka, Michael C. Stallings, Michael Steffens, Jens Treutlein, Ming Tsuang, Tamara L. Wall, Norbert Wodarz, Vadim Yuferov, Peter Zill, Andrew W. Bergen, Jingchun Chen, Paul M. Cinciripini, Howard J. Edenberg, Marissa A. Ehringer, Robert E. Ferrell, Joel Gelernter, David Goldman, John K. Hewitt, Christian J. Hopfer, William G. Iacono, Jaakko Kaprio, Mary Jeanne Kreek, Ivo M. Kremensky, Pamela A.F. Madden, Matt McGue, Marcus R. Munafò, Robert A. Philibert, Marcella Rietschel, Alec Roy, Dan Rujescu, Sirkku T. Saarikoski, Gary E. Swan, Alexandre A. Todorov, Michael M. Vanyukov, Robert B. Weiss, Laura J. Bierut, Nancy L. Saccone, 2016, Behavior Genetics on p. 151-169

Helen M. Kamens, Nicole R. Hoft, Ryan J. Cox, Jill H. Miyamoto, Marissa A. Ehringer, 2012, Alcohol on p. 463-471

H. M. Kamens, R. P. Corley, M. B. Mcqueen, M. C. Stallings, C. J. Hopfer, T. J. Crowley, S. A. Brown, J. K. Hewitt, M. A. Ehringer, 2013, Genes, Brain and Behavior on p. 297-304

M. J. Caruso, L. R. Seemiller, T. B. Fetherston, C. N. Miller, D. E. Reiss, S. A. Cavigelli, H. M. Kamens, 2018, Scientific Reports

Michael J. Caruso, Helen M. Kamens, Sonia A. Cavigelli, 2017, Developmental Psychobiology on p. 679-687

Michael J. Caruso, Nicole Crowley, Dana E. Reiss, Jasmine I. Caulfield, Bernhard Luscher, Sonia Angele Cavigelli, Helen Marie Kamens, 2018, Neuroscience on p. 182-198

Helen M. Kamens, Jill Miyamoto, Matthew S. Powers, Kasey Ro, Marissa Soto, Ryan Cox, Jerry A. Stitzel, Marissa A. Ehringer, 2015, Neuropharmacology on p. 639-649

Alicia R. Locker, Michael J. Marks, Helen M. Kamens, Laura Cousino Klein, 2016, Journal of Electrophysiological Techniques on p. 13-22

Whitney E. Melroy, Sarah H. Stephens, Joseph T. Sakai, Helen M. Kamens, Matthew B. McQueen, Robin P. Corley, Michael C. Stallings, Christian J. Hopfer, Kenneth S. Krauter, Sandra A. Brown, John K. Hewitt, Marissa A. Ehringer, 2014, Behavior Genetics on p. 356-367

Helen M. Kamens, Constanza Silva, Colette Peck, Carley N. Miller, 2018, Journal of Electrophysiological Techniques on p. 20-25