Ostlund, Sean B

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California, Irvine
DepartmentAnesthesiology and Perioperative Care
Address1001 Health Sciences Road
CA 92697-3950
Phone(949) 824-1347
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    Cholinergic regulation of striatal neurochemistry in cue-triggered decision-making
    NIH/NIMH R01MH106972Apr 15, 2016 - Feb 28, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Neurochemical bases for changes in decision-making across the lifespan
    NIH/NIA R01AG045380Aug 1, 2014 - May 31, 2019
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Cafeteria diet-induced dysregulation of food seeking: neurochemical bases
    NIH/NIDDK R01DK098709May 1, 2014 - Apr 30, 2017
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Cocaine-Seeking and the Transfer of Behavioral Control
    NIH/NIDA R01DA029035Feb 1, 2011 - Nov 30, 2015
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Ostlund S, Cui Y. Not worth the wait: cocaine alters reward processing in the nucleus accumbens. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2018 May 29. PMID: 29844476.
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    2. Marshall AT, Halbout B, Liu AT, Ostlund S. Contributions of Pavlovian incentive motivation to cue-potentiated feeding. Sci Rep. 2018 Feb 09; 8(1):2766. PMID: 29426846.
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    3. Kosheleff AR, Araki J, Hsueh J, Le A, Quizon K, Ostlund S, Maidment NT, Murphy NP. Pattern of access determines influence of junk food diet on cue sensitivity and palatability. Appetite. 2018 04 01; 123:135-145. PMID: 29248689.
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    4. Mittal N, Minasyan A, Romaneschi N, Hakimian JK, Gonzalez-Fernandez G, Albert R, Desai N, Mendez IA, Schallert T, Ostlund S, Walwyn W. Beta-arrestin 1 regulation of reward-motivated behaviors and glutamatergic function. PLoS One. 2017; 12(10):e0185796. PMID: 28973019.
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    5. Marshall AT, Liu AT, Murphy NP, Maidment NT, Ostlund S. Sex-specific enhancement of palatability-driven feeding in adolescent rats. PLoS One. 2017; 12(7):e0180907. PMID: 28708901.
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    6. Ostlund S, Liu AT, Wassum KM, Maidment NT. Modulation of cue-triggered reward seeking by cholinergic signaling in the dorsomedial striatum. Eur J Neurosci. 2017 Feb; 45(3):358-364. PMID: 27813263.
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    7. Collins AL, Aitken TJ, Greenfield VY, Ostlund S, Wassum KM. Nucleus Accumbens Acetylcholine Receptors Modulate Dopamine and Motivation. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2016 11; 41(12):2830-2838. PMID: 27240658.
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    8. Halbout B, Liu AT, Ostlund S. A Closer Look at the Effects of Repeated Cocaine Exposure on Adaptive Decision-Making under Conditions That Promote Goal-Directed Control. Front Psychiatry. 2016; 7:44. PMID: 27047400; PMCID: PMC4800177.
    9. Mendez IA, Ostlund S, Maidment NT, Murphy NP. Involvement of Endogenous Enkephalins and ß-Endorphin in Feeding and Diet-Induced Obesity. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2015 Aug; 40(9):2103-12. PMID: 25754760; PMCID: PMC4613613.
    10. Wassum KM, Greenfield VY, Linker KE, Maidment NT, Ostlund S. Inflated reward value in early opiate withdrawal. Addict Biol. 2016 Mar; 21(2):221-33. PMID: 25081350; PMCID: PMC4312551.
    11. Ostlund S, LeBlanc KH, Kosheleff AR, Wassum KM, Maidment NT. Phasic mesolimbic dopamine signaling encodes the facilitation of incentive motivation produced by repeated cocaine exposure. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2014 Sep; 39(10):2441-9. PMID: 24804846; PMCID: PMC4138756.
    12. Beeler JA, Cools R, Luciana M, Ostlund S, Petzinger G. A kinder, gentler dopamine… highlighting dopamine's role in behavioral flexibility. Front Neurosci. 2014; 8:4. PMID: 24478624; PMCID: PMC3901300.
    13. Cui Y, Ostlund S, James AS, Park CS, Ge W, Roberts KW, Mittal N, Murphy NP, Cepeda C, Kieffer BL, Levine MS, Jentsch JD, Walwyn WM, Sun YE, Evans CJ, Maidment NT, Yang XW. Targeted expression of µ-opioid receptors in a subset of striatal direct-pathway neurons restores opiate reward. Nat Neurosci. 2014 Feb; 17(2):254-61. PMID: 24413699; PMCID: PMC4008330.
    14. Ostlund S, Kosheleff AR, Maidment NT. Differential effects of systemic cholinergic receptor blockade on Pavlovian incentive motivation and goal-directed action selection. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2014 May; 39(6):1490-7. PMID: 24370780; PMCID: PMC3988553.
    15. LeBlanc KH, Maidment NT, Ostlund S. Impact of repeated intravenous cocaine administration on incentive motivation depends on mode of drug delivery. Addict Biol. 2014 Nov; 19(6):965-71. PMID: 23639056; PMCID: PMC3903657.
    16. LeBlanc KH, Maidment NT, Ostlund S. Repeated cocaine exposure facilitates the expression of incentive motivation and induces habitual control in rats. PLoS One. 2013; 8(4):e61355. PMID: 23646106; PMCID: PMC3640016.
    17. Ostlund S, Kosheleff A, Maidment NT, Murphy NP. Decreased consumption of sweet fluids in µ opioid receptor knockout mice: a microstructural analysis of licking behavior. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2013 Sep; 229(1):105-13. PMID: 23568577; PMCID: PMC3742650.
    18. Wassum KM, Ostlund S, Loewinger GC, Maidment NT. Phasic mesolimbic dopamine release tracks reward seeking during expression of Pavlovian-to-instrumental transfer. Biol Psychiatry. 2013 Apr 15; 73(8):747-55. PMID: 23374641; PMCID: PMC3615104.
    19. LeBlanc KH, Ostlund S, Maidment NT. Pavlovian-to-instrumental transfer in cocaine seeking rats. Behav Neurosci. 2012 Oct; 126(5):681-9. PMID: 22866668; PMCID: PMC3496413.
    20. Ostlund S, Kosheleff AR, Maidment NT. Relative response cost determines the sensitivity of instrumental reward seeking to dopamine receptor blockade. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2012 Nov; 37(12):2653-60. PMID: 22805602; PMCID: PMC3473331.
    21. Wassum KM, Ostlund S, Maidment NT. Phasic mesolimbic dopamine signaling precedes and predicts performance of a self-initiated action sequence task. Biol Psychiatry. 2012 May 15; 71(10):846-54. PMID: 22305286; PMCID: PMC3471807.
    22. Balleine BW, Leung BK, Ostlund S. The orbitofrontal cortex, predicted value, and choice. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2011 Dec; 1239:43-50. PMID: 22145874.
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    23. Ostlund S, Maidment NT. Dopamine receptor blockade attenuates the general incentive motivational effects of noncontingently delivered rewards and reward-paired cues without affecting their ability to bias action selection. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2012 Jan; 37(2):508-19. PMID: 21918507; PMCID: PMC3242312.
    24. Wassum KM, Ostlund S, Balleine BW, Maidment NT. Differential dependence of Pavlovian incentive motivation and instrumental incentive learning processes on dopamine signaling. Learn Mem. 2011; 18(7):475-83. PMID: 21693635; PMCID: PMC3125614.
    25. Ostlund S, Wassum KM, Murphy NP, Balleine BW, Maidment NT. Extracellular dopamine levels in striatal subregions track shifts in motivation and response cost during instrumental conditioning. J Neurosci. 2011 Jan 05; 31(1):200-7. PMID: 21209205; PMCID: PMC3078720.
    26. Ostlund S, Maidment NT, Balleine BW. Alcohol-Paired Contextual Cues Produce an Immediate and Selective Loss of Goal-directed Action in Rats. Front Integr Neurosci. 2010; 4. PMID: 20725634; PMCID: PMC2917216.
    27. de Wit S, Ostlund S, Balleine BW, Dickinson A. Resolution of conflict between goal-directed actions: outcome encoding and neural control processes. J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process. 2009 Jul; 35(3):382-93. PMID: 19594283.
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    28. Ostlund S, Winterbauer NE, Balleine BW. Evidence of action sequence chunking in goal-directed instrumental conditioning and its dependence on the dorsomedial prefrontal cortex. J Neurosci. 2009 Jun 24; 29(25):8280-7. PMID: 19553467.
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    29. Balleine BW, Liljeholm M, Ostlund S. The integrative function of the basal ganglia in instrumental conditioning. Behav Brain Res. 2009 Apr 12; 199(1):43-52. PMID: 19027797.
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    30. Yin HH, Ostlund S, Balleine BW. Reward-guided learning beyond dopamine in the nucleus accumbens: the integrative functions of cortico-basal ganglia networks. Eur J Neurosci. 2008 Oct; 28(8):1437-48. PMID: 18793321; PMCID: PMC2756656.
    31. Ostlund S, Balleine BW. Differential involvement of the basolateral amygdala and mediodorsal thalamus in instrumental action selection. J Neurosci. 2008 Apr 23; 28(17):4398-405. PMID: 18434518; PMCID: PMC2652225.
    32. Ostlund S, Balleine BW. On habits and addiction: An associative analysis of compulsive drug seeking. Drug Discov Today Dis Models. 2008; 5(4):235-245. PMID: 20582332.
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    33. Lobo MK, Cui Y, Ostlund S, Balleine BW, Yang XW. Genetic control of instrumental conditioning by striatopallidal neuron-specific S1P receptor Gpr6. Nat Neurosci. 2007 Nov; 10(11):1395-7. PMID: 17934457.
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    34. Ostlund S, Balleine BW. The contribution of orbitofrontal cortex to action selection. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2007 Dec; 1121:174-92. PMID: 17872392.
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    35. Ostlund S, Balleine BW. Orbitofrontal cortex mediates outcome encoding in Pavlovian but not instrumental conditioning. J Neurosci. 2007 May 02; 27(18):4819-25. PMID: 17475789.
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    36. Wiltgen BJ, Law M, Ostlund S, Mayford M, Balleine BW. The influence of Pavlovian cues on instrumental performance is mediated by CaMKII activity in the striatum. Eur J Neurosci. 2007 Apr; 25(8):2491-7. PMID: 17445244.
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    37. Balleine BW, Ostlund S. Still at the choice-point: action selection and initiation in instrumental conditioning. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2007 May; 1104:147-71. PMID: 17360797.
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    38. Ostlund S, Balline BW. Selective reinstatement of instrumental performance depends on the discriminative stimulus properties of the mediating outcome. Learn Behav. 2007 Feb; 35(1):43-52. PMID: 17557390.
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    39. Ostlund S, Balleine BW. Lesions of medial prefrontal cortex disrupt the acquisition but not the expression of goal-directed learning. J Neurosci. 2005 Aug 24; 25(34):7763-70. PMID: 16120777.
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    40. Yin HH, Ostlund S, Knowlton BJ, Balleine BW. The role of the dorsomedial striatum in instrumental conditioning. Eur J Neurosci. 2005 Jul; 22(2):513-23. PMID: 16045504.
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    41. Wang SH, Ostlund S, Nader K, Balleine BW. Consolidation and reconsolidation of incentive learning in the amygdala. J Neurosci. 2005 Jan 26; 25(4):830-5. PMID: 15673662.
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    42. Corbit LH, Ostlund S, Balleine BW. Sensitivity to instrumental contingency degradation is mediated by the entorhinal cortex and its efferents via the dorsal hippocampus. J Neurosci. 2002 Dec 15; 22(24):10976-84. PMID: 12486193.
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