My research aims to elucidate the neural mechanisms underlying executive functioning and motivated behavior, and quantify disruptions that arise from addiction and neuropsychiatric disorders.

Publications

  • Vázquez, D., Pribut, H.J., Burton, A.C., Tennyson, S.S., Roesch, M.R. Prior cocaine self-administration impairs attention signals in anterior cingulate cortex. Neuropsychopharmacology. 45, 833–841 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41386-019-0578-2.

  • Burton AC, Bissonette GB, Vázquez D, Blume EM, Donnelly M, Heatley KC, Hinduja A, Roesch MR. Previous cocaine self-administration disrupts reward expectancy encoding in ventral striatum. Neuropsychopharmacology. (2018).

  • Brockett AT, Pribut HJ, Vázquez D, Roesch MR. The impact of drugs of abuse on executive function: characterizing long-term changes in neural correlates following chronic drug exposure and withdrawal in rats. Learning & Memory. 2018.

 

Areas of Interest

  • Addiction
  • Decision-making

Conferences

  • Vázquez D, Burton A, Pribut HJ, Tennyson S, Roesch MR. “Modulatory effects of cocaine intake and escalation on anterior cingulate encoding during reward-guided decision-making”. Society for Neuroscience Annual Conference. San Diego, California.
  • Vázquez D, Burton A, Tennyson S, Roesch MR. “Impact of cocaine self-administration on anterior cingulate encoding in rats performing a reward-guided decision-making task”. Society for Neuroscience Annual Conference. Washington, D.C., November 2017.
  • Pribut, H.J., Vázquez, D., Wei, A.D., Tennyson, S.S., Davis, I.R., Roesch, M.R., & Li, X. (2018-2019). Neural correlates of dorsolateral striatum under HDAC5 overexpression during a decision-making task. Society for Neuroscience; Chicago, Illinois
  • Pribut HJ, Brockett AT, Vázquez D, Alvarez E, Roesch MR. “Neural activity of anterior insula during a size-delay task is enhanced after cocaine exposure”. Society for Neuroscience Annual Conference. San Diego, California.
  • Pribut HJ, Vázquez D, Wei AD, Tennyson SS, Davis IR, Roesch MR, and Li X. “Neural correlates of dorsolateral striatum under HDAC5 overexpression during a decision-making task”. Brain and Behavior Initiative Seed Grant Symposium.

Research

  • Vázquez, D., Pribut, H.J., Burton, A.C., Tennyson, S.S., Roesch, M.R. Prior cocaine self-administration impairs attention signals in anterior cingulate cortex. Neuropsychopharmacology. 45, 833–841 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41386-019-0578-2.
  • Burton AC, Bissonette GB, Vazquez D, Blume EM, Donnelly M, Heatley KC, Hinduja A, Roesch MR. Previous cocaine self-administration disrupts reward expectancy encoding in ventral striatum. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2018.
  • Brockett AT, Pribut HJ, Vazquez D, Roesch MR. The impact of drugs of abuse on executive function: characterizing long-term changes in neural correlates following chronic drug exposure and withdrawal in rats. Learning & Memory. 2018.
Daniela Vazquez
Email
dvazquez [at] terpmail.umd.edu