Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Cordner RD, Friend LN, Mayo JL, Badgley C, Wallman A, Stallings CN, Young PL, Miles DR, Edwards JG, Bridgewater LC. The BMP2 nuclear variant, nBMP2, is expressed in mouse hippocampus and impacts memory. Scientific Reports. 2017 Jan.

Merrill CB, Friend LN, Newton ST, Hopkins ZH, Edwards JG. Ventral tegmental area dopamine and GABA neurons: Physiological properties and expression of mRNA for endocannabinoid biosynthetic elements. 2015 Nov;5:16176. <website>

Taylor DH, Burman PN, Hansen DM, Wilcox RS, Larsen BR, Blanchard JK, Merrill CB, Edwards JG, Sudweeks SN, Wu J, et al. Nicotine enhances the excitability of GABA neurons in the ventral tegmental area via activation of alpha 7 nicotinic receptors on glutamate terminals. Biochemistry and Pharmacology. 2013 Apr;ePub ahead of print. <website>

Merrill C, McNeil M, Williamson R, Poole B, Nelson B, Sudweeks SN, Edwards JG. Identification of mRNA for endocannabinoid biosynthetic enzymes within hippocampal pyramidal cells and CA1 stratum radiatum interneuron subtypes using quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction. Neuroscience. 2012 Aug;218:88-99. <website>

Jensen T, Edwards JG. Calcineurin is required for TRPV1-induced long-term depression of hippocampal interneurons. Neuroscience Letters. 2012 Jan;510(2):82-87. <website>

Bennion D, Jensen T, Wallther C, Hamblin J, Wallmann A, Couch J, Blickenstaff J, Castle M, Dean L, Beckstead S, et al. Transient Receptor Potential Vanilloid 1 agonists modulate hippocampal CA1 LTP via the GABAergic system. Neuropharmacology. 2011 Sep;61(4):730-738. <website>

Steffensen SC, Bradley K, Hansen DM, Wilcox JD, Wilcox RS, Allison DW, Merrill CB, Edwards JG. The role of connexin-36 gap junctions in alcohol intoxication and consumption. Synapse. 2010 Dec;65(8):695-707. <website>

Edwards JG, Gibson H, Jensen T, Nugent F, Walther C, Blickenstaff J, Kauer J. A novel non-CB1/TRPV1 endocannabinoid-mediated mechanism depresses excitatory synapses on hippocampal CA1 interneurons. Hippocampus. 2010 Nov;DOI: 10.1002/hipo.20884. <website>

Wang Z, Edwards JG, Riley N, Provance DW, Karcher R, Li XD, Davison IG, Ikebe M, Mercer JA, Kauer JA, et al. Myosin Vb mobilizes recycling endosomes and AMPA receptors for postsynaptic plasticity. Cell. 2008 Oct;135:535-548. <website>

Gibson HE, Edwards JG, Page RS, Van Hook MJ, Kauer JA. TRPV1 Channels Mediate Long-Term Depression at Synapses on Hippocampal Interneurons. Neuron. 2008 Mar;57:746-759. <website>

Park M, Penick EC, Edwards JG, Kauer JA, Ehlers MD. Recycling Endosomes Supply AMPA Receptors for LTP. Science. 2004 Sep;305:1972-1975. <website>

Edwards JG, Michel WC. Pharmacological characterization of ionotropic glutamate receptors within the zebrafish olfactory bulb. Neuroscience. 2003 Nov;122:1037-1047. <website>

Book Chapter

Edwards JG. TRPV1 in the Central Nervous System: Synaptic Plasticity, Function, and Pharmacological Implications. In: Omar M.E., editor. Progress in Drug Research: Capsaicin as a Therapeutic Molecule. VIIIth ed. 2014. vol. 68 p. 321


Mayo JL, Nichols BA, Olsen DS, Cordner RD, Hancock CR, Weber KS, Wilson E, Edwards JG, Barrow JR, Bridgewater LC. The nBMP2 mutant mouse shows defects in intracellular calcium transport-regulated pathways. Southwest Regional Meeting of the Society for Developmental Biology. Aurora, Colorado. 2014 .