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17 June 2013 - Adrian Newman-Tancredi gives presentation at Dopamine 2013 meeting

Dr Newman-Tancredi gave a lecture on Monday 27th May at the Dopamine 2013 meeting in Alghero, Sardinia. The congress was attended by over 300 researchers specializing in the study of dopaminergic systems controling central nervous system disorders including psychosis, Parkinson’s disease and addiction. Dr. Newman-Tancredi participated in a session focusing on the interaction between dopamine and serotonin systems.


Serotonin-Dopamine Interaction: New Opportunities for Improved Treatments of
Dopamine-Related Disorders

Chair: K.A. Cunningham (USA)
Co-Chair: U. Spampinato (France)


K.A. Cunningham (USA): Oppositional Control of Dopamine-Mediated Behaviors by Serotonin
5‑HT2A and 5-HT2C Receptors: Implications for Pharmacotherapeutics in Addictions

J. Neumaier (USA): 5-HT6 receptor oppose dopamine in striatum

U. Spampinato (France): 5-HT2B receptors-DA interaction: control of DA ascending pathways
and therapeutic implications

A. Newman-Tancredi (France): Biased agonism at pre or post-synaptic serotonin 5-HT1A receptors:
therapeutic relevance for dopaminergic dysfunction

V. Valentini (Italy): 5-HT/DA system interactions in the reinforcing properties of psychostimulants:
role of 5-HT6 receptors