About

Name

Stephanie Borgland

University

University of Calgary

Website

http://www.hbi.ucalgary.ca/profiles/dr-stephanie-borgland

Email

[email protected]

Research Keywords

neural mechanisms of overeating, drug abuse induced neuroplasticity, early life stress and reward circuitry, neural mechanisms of compulsive behaviours, electrophysiology, synaptic physiology, neuropeptides, VTA, dopamine, orbitofrontal cortex, motivation, learning, reward, addiction

Additional Information

Lab Methodologies
  • brain slice electrophysiology
  • voltammetry
  • immunohistochemistry
  • optogenetics
  • behaviour
  • biochemistry
Apparatus
  • electrophysiological rig
  • behavioural operant chambers
  • slice voltammetry
  • in vivo voltammetry
Biographical Information

Plasticity associated with addiction and obesity in neural circuits underlying cues that predict rewards, motivation and reward valuation.

Most Cited Publications