Mauricio Suárez, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Contact Information

1021 Main Street
Buffalo, NY  14203-1016
Phone: (716) 887-6828

Primary Research Areas

Behavioral Neuroscience and Pharmacology


Representative and Recent Publications

Shields, A. K., Suarez, M., Wakabayashi, K. T., & Bass, C. E. (2021). Activation of VTA GABA Neurons Disrupts Reward Seeking by Altering Temporal Processing. Behavioural Brain Research, 113292.

Wakabayashi, K. T., Feja, M., Leigh, M. P., Baindur, A. N., Suarez, M., Meyer, P. J., & Bass, C. E. (2021). Chemogenetic activation of mesoaccumbal Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid projections selectively tunes responses to predictive cues when reward value is abruptly decreased. Biological Psychiatry, 89(4), 366-375.

Shen, S., Jiang, X-S., Li, J., Straubinger, R.M., Suarez, M., Tu, C-J., Duan, X.-T, Thompson, A.C., Qu, J. (2016). Large-scale, ion-current-based proteomic investigation of the rat striatal proteome in a model of short- and long- term cocaine withdrawal. Journal of Proteome Research. J Proteosome Research, May 6;15(5):1702-16

DiPirro, J.M., Thompson, A.C., Suarez, M., & Leo, R., (2011). Low doses of risperidone and morphine interact to produce more analgesia and greater extrapyramidal effects in rats. Neuroscience Letters, 490(1): 21-26.

Curtin L.I., Grakowsky J.A., Suarez M., Thompson A.C., DiPirro J.M., Martin L.B., Kristal M.B. (2009). Evaluation of buprenorphine in a postoperative pain model in rats. Comparative Medicine, 59(1): 60-71.