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Cassie Moore, Ph.D.

Catherine Frances Moore, Ph.D.

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  • Instructor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Background

Dr. Moore’s research is focused on use of preclinical models to determine the effects of cannabinoids, including delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), with a focus on sex and route of administration (e.g. vaporized, oral, intraperitoneal injection). Current projects are evaluating the rewarding and reinforcing efficacy of THC vapor using conditioned place preference and e-vape self-administration techniques. Further, she is investigating the neurobehavioral effects of THC, CBD, and other minor cannabinoids using tests of anxiety-like behavior and operant tasks of motivation and attention.

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Titles

  • Instructor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • Ph.D.; Boston University School of Medicine - Boston (Massachusetts) (2019)
  • B.A.; University of Virginia (Virginia) (2012)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Our laboratory in the Division of Behavioral Biology focuses on the behavioral pharmacology of several drug classes including cannabinoids, opioids, alcohol, and nicotine. We conduct preclinical research using laboratory animals.

Technology Expertise Keywords

Preclinical models, Cannabis, Cannabinoids, Opioids, Alcohol, Nicotine, Addiction, Anxiety, Stress, Cognition

Contact for Research Inquiries

5510 Nathan Shock Dr.
Suite 3000
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

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