Debra E Weese-Mayer

  • Professor, Pediatrics
  • Beatrice Cummings Mayer Professorship in Pediatric Autonomic Medicine, Pediatrics
  • 7330 Citations
1985 …2021

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2009

Medullary serotonin defects and respiratory dysfunction in sudden infant death syndrome

Paterson, D. S., Hilaire, G. & Weese-Mayer, D. E., Aug 31 2009, In : Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology. 168, 1-2, p. 133-143 11 p.

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40 Scopus citations

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in African Americans: Polymorphisms in the gene encoding the stress peptide pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide (PACAP)

Cummings, K. J., Klotz, C., Liu, W. Q., Weese-Mayer, D. E., Marazita, M. L., Cooper, M. E., Berry-Kravis, E. M., Tobias, R., Goldie, C., Bech-Hansen, N. T. & Wilson, R. J. A., Mar 1 2009, In : Acta Paediatrica, International Journal of Paediatrics. 98, 3, p. 482-489 8 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Sudden infant death syndrome and sudden intrauterine unexplained death: Correlation between hypoplasia of raphé nuclei and serotonin transporter gene promoter polymorphism

Lavezzi, A. M., Casale, V., Oneda, R., Weese-Mayer, D. E. & Matturri, L., Jul 1 2009, In : Pediatric Research. 66, 1, p. 22-27 6 p.

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32 Scopus citations
2008

Autonomic dysregulation in young girls with rett syndrome during nighttime in-home recordings

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Lieske, S. P., Boothby, C. M., Kenny, A. S., Bennett, H. L. & Ramirez, J. M., Nov 1 2008, In : Pediatric Pulmonology. 43, 11, p. 1045-1060 16 p.

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70 Scopus citations

Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: PHOX2B genotype determines risk for sudden death

Gronli, J. O., Santucci, B. A., Leurgans, S. E., Berry-Kravis, E. M. & Weese-Mayer, D. E., Jan 1 2008, In : Pediatric Pulmonology. 43, 1, p. 77-86 10 p.

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73 Scopus citations

Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS) and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): Kindred disorders of autonomic regulation

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Berry-Kravis, E. M., Ceccherini, I. & Rand, C. M., Dec 10 2008, In : Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology. 164, 1-2, p. 38-48 11 p.

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38 Scopus citations

Familial dysautonomia: Frequent, prolonged and severe hypoxemia during wakefulness and sleep

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Kenny, A. S., Bennett, H. L., Ramirez, J. M. & Leurgans, S. E., Jan 1 2008, In : Pediatric Pulmonology. 43, 3, p. 251-260 10 p.

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18 Scopus citations

Genetic variation in the HTR1A gene and sudden infant death syndrome

Morley, M. E., Rand, C. M., Berry-Kravis, E. M., Zhou, L., Fan, W. & Weese-Mayer, D. E., Apr 1 2008, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A. 146, 7, p. 930-933 4 p.

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15 Scopus citations

Precursors of cardiorespiratory events in infants detected by home memory monitor

Hunt, C. E., Corwin, M. J., Lister, G., Weese-Mayer, D. E., Ward, S. L. D., Tinsley, L. R., Neuman, M. R., Willinger, M., Ramanathan, R. & Rybin, D., Jan 1 2008, In : Pediatric Pulmonology. 43, 1, p. 87-98 12 p.

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18 Scopus citations
2007

Rapid-onset obesity with hypothalamic dysfunction, hypoventilation, and autonomic dysregulation presenting in childhood

Ize-Ludlow, D., Gray, J. A., Sperling, M. A., Berry-Kravis, E. M., Milunsky, J. M., Farooqi, I. S., Rand, C. M. & Weese-Mayer, D. E., Jul 1 2007, In : Pediatrics. 120, 1, p. e179-e188

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93 Scopus citations

Sudden infant death syndrome: Rare mutation in the serotonin system FEV gene

Rand, C. M., Berry-Kravis, E. M., Zhou, L., Fan, W. & Weese-Mayer, D. E., Aug 1 2007, In : Pediatric research. 62, 2, p. 180-182 3 p.

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32 Scopus citations

Vagal and sympathetic heart rate and blood pressure control in adult onset PHOX2B mutation-confirmed congenital central hypoventilation syndrome

Diedrich, A., Malow, B. A., Antic, N. A., Sato, K., McEvoy, R. D., Mathias, C. J., Robertson, D., Berry-Kravis, E. M. & Weese-Mayer, D. E., Jun 1 2007, In : Clinical Autonomic Research. 17, 3, p. 177-185 9 p.

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22 Scopus citations
2006

3′ UTR polymorphism of the serotonin transporter gene and sudden infant death syndrome: Haplotype analysis

Maher, B. S., Marazita, M. L., Rand, C., Zhou, L., Berry-Kravis, E. M. & Weese-Mayer, D. E., Jul 1 2006, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A. 140, 13, p. 1453-1457 5 p.

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22 Scopus citations

Autonomic nervous system dysregulation: Breathing and heart rate perturbation during wakefulness in young girls with rett syndrome

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Lieske, S. P., Boothby, C. M., Kenny, A. S., Bennett, H. L., Silvestri, J. M. & Ramirez, J. M., Oct 1 2006, In : Pediatric research. 60, 4, p. 443-449 7 p.

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110 Scopus citations

Characterization of dermatoglyphics in PHOX2B-confirmed congenital central hypoventilation syndrome

Todd, E. S., Scott, N. M., Weese-Mayer, D. E., Weinberg, S. M., Berry-Kravis, E. M., Silvestri, J. M., Kenny, A. S., Hauptman, S. A., Zhou, L. & Marazita, M. L., Aug 1 2006, In : Pediatrics. 118, 2

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8 Scopus citations

Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome PHOX2B mutations and phenotype

Berry-Kravis, E. M., Zhou, L., Rand, C. M. & Weese-Mayer, D. E., Nov 15 2006, In : American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 174, 10, p. 1139-1144 6 p.

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159 Scopus citations

Facial phenotype in children and young adults with PHOX2B-determined congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: Quantitative pattern of dysmorphology

Todd, E. S., Weinberg, S. M., Berry-Kravis, E. M., Silvestri, J. M., Kenny, A. S., Rand, C. M., Zhou, L., Maher, B. S., Marazita, M. L. & Weese-Mayer, D. E., Jan 1 2006, In : Pediatric research. 59, 1, p. 39-45 7 p.

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37 Scopus citations

Nicotine metabolizing genes GSTT1 and CYP1A1 in sudden infant death syndrome

Rand, C. M., Weese-Mayer, D. E., Maher, B. S., Zhou, L., Marazita, M. L. & Berry-Kravis, E. M., Jul 1 2006, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A. 140, 13, p. 1447-1452 6 p.

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24 Scopus citations

PHOX2B mutation-confirmed congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: Presentation in adulthood

Antic, N. A., Malow, B. A., Lange, N., McEvoy, R. D., Olson, A. L., Turkington, P., Windisch, W., Samuels, M., Stevens, C. A., Berry-Kravis, E. M. & Weese-Mayer, D. E., Oct 15 2006, In : American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 174, 8, p. 923-927 5 p.

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84 Scopus citations
2005

Factors that influence use of a home cardiorespiratory monitor for infants: The collaborative home infant monitoring evaluation

Silvestri, J. M., Lister, G., Corwin, M. J., Smok-Pearsall, S. M., Baird, T. M., Crowell, D. H., Cantey-Kiser, J., Hunt, C. E., Tinsley, L., Palmer, P. H., Mendenhall, R. S., Hoppenbrouwers, T. T., Neuman, M. R., Weese-Mayer, D. E. & Willinger, M., Jan 1 2005, In : Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 159, 1, p. 18-24 7 p.

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10 Scopus citations

In pursuit (and discovery) of a genetic basis for congenital central hypoventilation syndrome

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Berry-Kravis, E. M. & Marazita, M. L., Nov 15 2005, In : Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology. 149, 1-3, p. 73-82 10 p.

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48 Scopus citations

Sleep architecture in term and preterm infants beyond the neonatal period: The influence of gestational age, steroids, and ventilatory support

Hoppenbrouwers, T., Hodgman, J. E., Rybine, D., Fabrikant, G., Corwin, M., Crowell, D. & Weese-Mayer, D. E., Nov 1 2005, In : Sleep. 28, 11, p. 1428-1436 9 p.

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37 Scopus citations
2004

Cardiorespiratory events detected by home memory monitoring and one-year neurodevelopmental outcome

Hunt, C. E., Corwin, M. J., Baird, T., Tinsley, L. R., Palmer, P., Ramanathan, R., Crowell, D. H., Schafer, S., Martin, R. J., Hufford, D., Peucker, M., Weese-Mayer, D. E., Silvestri, J. M., Neuman, M. R. & Cantey-Kiser, J., Oct 1 2004, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 145, 4, p. 465-471 7 p.

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59 Scopus citations

Ontogeny of arousal

Crowell, D. H., Brooks, L. J., Corwin, M., Davidson-Ward, S., Hunt, C. E., Kapuniai, L. E., Neuman, M. R., Silvestri, J., Tinsley, L., Weese-Mayer, D. E., Di Fiore, J., Peucker, M., Grove, J. S. & Pearce, J. W., Nov 17 2004, In : Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology. 21, 4, p. 290-300 11 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Sleep-disordered breathing symptoms are associated with poorer cognitive function in 5-year-old children

Gottlieb, D. J., Chase, C., Vezina, R. M., Heeren, T. C., Corwin, M. J., Auerbach, S. H., Weese-Mayer, D. E. & Lesko, S. M., Oct 1 2004, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 145, 4, p. 458-464 7 p.

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184 Scopus citations

Sudden infant death syndrome: Case-control frequency differences at genes pertinent to early autonomic nervous system embryologic development

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Berry-Kravis, E. M., Zhou, L., Maher, B. S., Curran, M. E., Silvestri, J. M. & Marazita, M. L., Jan 1 2004, In : Pediatric Research. 56, 3, p. 391-395 5 p.

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82 Scopus citations
2003

Association of the serotonin transporter gene with sudden infant death syndrome: A haplotype analysis

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Zhou, L., Berry-Kravis, E. M., Maher, B. S., Silvestri, J. M. & Marazita, M. L., Oct 15 2003, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics. 122 A, 3, p. 238-245 8 p.

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92 Scopus citations

Effect of a sudden infant death syndrome risk reduction education program on risk factor compliance and information sources in primarily black urban communities.

Rasinski, K. A., Kuby, A., Bzdusek, S. A., Silvestri, J. M. & Weese-Mayer, D. E., Apr 2003, In : Pediatrics. 111, 4 Pt 1, p. e347-354

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46 Scopus citations

Idiopathic Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome: Analysis of Genes Pertinent to Early Autonomic Nervous System Embryologic Development and Identification of Mutations in PHOX2b

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Berry-Kravis, E. M., Zhou, L., Maher, B. S., Silvestri, J. M., Curran, M. E. & Marazita, M. L., Dec 15 2003, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics. 123 A, 3, p. 267-278 12 p.

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277 Scopus citations

Nighttime child care: Inadequate sudden infant death syndrome risk factor knowledge, practice, and policies

Moon, R. Y., Weese-Mayer, D. E. & Silvestri, J. M., Apr 1 2003, In : Pediatrics. 111, 4, p. 795-799 5 p.

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22 Scopus citations

Sudden infant death syndrome: Association with a promoter polymorphism of the serotonin transporter gene

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Berry-Kravis, E. M., Maher, B. S., Silvestri, J. M., Curran, M. E. & Marazita, M. L., Mar 15 2003, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics. 117 A, 3, p. 268-274 7 p.

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111 Scopus citations

Symptoms of sleep-disordered breathing in 5-year-old children are associated with sleepiness and problem behaviors

Gottlieb, D. J., Vezina, R. M., Chase, C., Lesko, S. M., Heeren, T. C., Weese-Mayer, D. E., Auerbach, S. H. & Corwin, M. J., Oct 1 2003, In : Pediatrics. 112, 4, p. 870-877 8 p.

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196 Scopus citations
2002

An 8-month old infant discovered to be blue and not breathing during sleep.

Silvestri, J. M., Weese-Mayer, D. E. & Hunt, C. E., Mar 2002, In : Paediatric respiratory reviews. 3, 1, p. 91-92, 95

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Home monitoring during infancy: What is normal?

Silvestri, J. M., Weese-Mayer, D. E. & Hunt, C. E., Jan 1 2002, In : Paediatric respiratory reviews. 3, 1, p. 10-17 8 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Idiopathic congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: Evaluation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor genomic DNA sequence variation

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Bolk, S., Silvestri, J. M. & Chakravarti, A., Feb 1 2002, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics. 107, 4, p. 306-310 5 p.

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54 Scopus citations

Idiopathic congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: The next generation

Silvestri, J. M., Chen, M. L., Weese-Mayer, D. E., McQuitty, J. M., Carveth, H. J., Nielson, D. W., Borowitz, D. & Cerny, F., Sep 15 2002, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics. 112, 1, p. 46-50 5 p.

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41 Scopus citations

Infant polysomnography: Reliability and validity of infant arousal assessment

Crowell, D. H., Kulp, T. D., Kapuniai, L. E., Hunt, C. E., Brooks, L. J., Weese-Mayer, D. E., Silvestri, J., Ward, S. D., Corwin, M., Tinsley, L. & Peucker, M., Jan 1 2002, In : Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology. 19, 5, p. 469-483 15 p.

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22 Scopus citations
2001

An effective incentive for successful participation in home memory monitor study

Hunt, C. E., Durham, J. K., Guess, S. J., Kapuniai, L. E., Golub, H., Baird, T. M., Brooks, L. J., Martin, R. J., O'Bell, R., Hufford, D. R., Oess, M. A., Silvestri, J. M., Smok-Pearsall, S. M., Weese-Mayer, D. E., Crowell, D. H., Tinsley, L. R., Hoppenbrouwes, T. T., Palmer, P., Ramanathan, R., Bolduc, D. B. & 9 others, Keens, T. G., Ward, S. L. D., Bak, S. M., Colton, T., Corwin, M. J., Peucker, M., Schafer, S. C., Lister, G. & Willinger, M., Aug 20 2001, In : Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 155, 8, p. 954-959 6 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Cardiopulmonary monitoring at home: The CHIME monitor

Neuman, M. R., Watson, H., Mendenhall, R. S., Zoldak, J. T., Di Fiore, J. M., Peucker, M., Baird, T. M., Crowell, D. H., Hoppenbrouwers, T. T., Hufford, D., Hunt, C. E., Corwin, M. J., Tinsley, L. R., Weese-Mayer, D. E. & Sackner, M. A., May 1 2001, In : Physiological Measurement. 22, 2, p. 267-286 20 p.

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33 Scopus citations

Cardiorespiratory events recorded on home monitors: Comparison of healthy infants with those at increased risk for SIDS

Ramanathan, R., Corwin, M. J., Hunt, C. E., Lister, G., Tinsley, L. R., Baird, T., Silvestri, J. M., Crowell, D. H., Hufford, D., Martin, R. J., Neuman, M. R., Weese-Mayer, D. E., Cupples, L. A., Peucker, M., Willinger, M. & Keens, T. G., May 2 2001, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 285, 17, p. 2199-2207 9 p.

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241 Scopus citations

Case/control family study of autonomic nervous system dysfunction in idiopathic congenital central hypoventilation syndrome

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Silvestri, J. M., Huffman, A. D., Smok-Pearsall, S. M., Kowal, M. H., Maher, B. S., Cooper, M. E. & Marazita, M. L., May 1 2001, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics. 100, 3, p. 237-245 9 p.

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76 Scopus citations

Genetic segregation analysis of autonomic nervous system dysfunction in families of probands with idiopathic congenital central hypoventilation syndrome

Marazita, M. L., Maher, B. S., Cooper, M. E., Silvestri, J. M., Huffman, A. D., Smok-Pearsall, S. M., Kowal, M. H. & Weese-Mayer, D. E., May 1 2001, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics. 100, 3, p. 229-236 8 p.

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43 Scopus citations
2000

Cardiac rhythm disturbances among children with idiopathic congenital central hypoventilation syndrome

Silvestri, J. M., Hanna, B. D., Volgman, A. S., Jones, P. J., Barnes, S. D. & Weese-Mayer, D. E., May 1 2000, In : Pediatric Pulmonology. 29, 5, p. 351-358 8 p.

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54 Scopus citations

Comparison of apnea identified by respiratory inductance plethysmography with that detected by end-tidal CO2 or thermistor

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Corwin, M. J., Peucker, M. R., Di Fiore, J. M., Hufford, D. R., Tinsley, L. R., Neuman, M. R., Martin, R. J., Brooks, L. J., Ward, S. L. D., Lister, G., Willinger, M., Baird, T. M., Brooks, L. J., O'Bell, R., Hunt, C. E., Hufford, D. R., Oess, M. A., Silvestri, J. M., Smok-Pearsall, S. M. & 14 others, Crowell, D. H., Kapuniai, L. E., Hoppenbrouwers, T. T., Ramanathan, R., Palmer, P., Keens, T. G., Bolduc, D. B., Mendenhall, R. S., Zoldak, J. T., Di Fiore, J. M., Colton, T., Bak, S. M., Golub, H. & Schafer, S. C., Jan 1 2000, In : American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 162, 2 I, p. 471-480 10 p.

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40 Scopus citations
1999

Longitudinal assessment of hemoglobin oxygen saturation in healthy infants during the first 6 months of age

Hunt, C. E., Corwin, M. J., Lister, G., Weese-Mayer, D. E., Neuman, M. R., Tinsley, L., Baird, T. M., Keens, T. G. & Cabral, H. J., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 135, 5, p. 580-586 7 p.

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91 Scopus citations

Prenatal cocaine exposure reduces glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) in the striatum and the carotid body of the rat: Implications for DA neurodevelopment

Lipton, J. W., Ling, Z., Vu, T. Q., Robie, H. C., Mangan, K. P., Weese-Mayer, D. E. & Carvey, P. M., Dec 10 1999, In : Developmental Brain Research. 118, 1-2, p. 231-235 5 p.

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15 Scopus citations

SIDS risk factor awareness: assessment among nursing students.

Huffman, A. D., Smok-Pearsall, S. M., Silvestri, J. M. & Weese-Mayer, D. E., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN / NAACOG. 28, 1, p. 68-73 6 p.

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1 Scopus citations
1998
20 Scopus citations

The magnitude of brain dopamine depletion from prenatal cocaine exposure is a function of uterine position

Lipton, J. W., Robie, H. C., Ling, Z., Weese-Mayer, D. E. & Carvey, P. M., Jul 1 1998, In : Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 20, 4, p. 373-382 10 p.

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21 Scopus citations

Uterine position determines the extent of dopamine reduction after chronic prenatal cocaine exposure

Lipton, J. W., Robie, H. S., Ling, Z., Weese-Mayer, D. E. & Carvey, P. M., Jan 1 1998, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 844, p. 314-323 10 p.

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6 Scopus citations