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Mary Kathryn Dahlgren, Ph.D.


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  1. Dahlgren MK, Gonenc A, Sagar KA, Smith RT, Lambros AM, El-Abboud C, Gruber SA. Increased White Matter Coherence Following Three and Six Months of Medical Cannabis Treatment. Cannabis Cannabinoid Res. 2022 Nov 11. PMID: 36367574.
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  2. Dahlgren MK, Lambros AM, Smith RT, Sagar KA, El-Abboud C, Gruber SA. Clinical and cognitive improvement following full-spectrum, high-cannabidiol treatment for anxiety: open-label data from a two-stage, phase 2 clinical trial. Commun Med (Lond). 2022 Nov 02; 2(1):139. PMID: 36352103; PMCID: PMC9628346.
  3. Dahlgren MK, El-Abboud C, Lambros AM, Sagar KA, Smith RT, Gruber SA. A survey of medical cannabis use during perimenopause and postmenopause. Menopause. 2022 09 01; 29(9):1028-1036. PMID: 35917529; PMCID: PMC9422771.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  4. Zuo CS, Davis KA, Kuppe MK, Dahlgren MK, Gruber S, Fitzmaurice GM, Lukas SE. Elevated striatal glutamate + glutamine in recreational cannabis users during abstinence. J Psychiatr Res. 2022 02; 146:192-200. PMID: 34999370; PMCID: PMC8803139.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  5. Sagar KA, Dahlgren MK, Lambros AM, Smith RT, El-Abboud C, Gruber SA. An Observational, Longitudinal Study of Cognition in Medical Cannabis Patients over the Course of 12 Months of Treatment: Preliminary Results. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2021 07; 27(6):648-660. PMID: 34261553.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  6. Gruber SA, Smith RT, Dahlgren MK, Lambros AM, Sagar KA. No pain, all gain? Interim analyses from a longitudinal, observational study examining the impact of medical cannabis treatment on chronic pain and related symptoms. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2021 Apr; 29(2):147-156. PMID: 33764103.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  7. Dahlgren MK, Sagar KA, Lambros AM, Smith RT, Gruber SA. Urinary Tetrahydrocannabinol After 4 Weeks of a Full-Spectrum, High-Cannabidiol Treatment in an Open-label Clinical Trial. JAMA Psychiatry. 2021 03 01; 78(3):335-337. PMID: 33146684; PMCID: PMC9429743.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic HealthCTClinical Trials
  8. Cohen JFW, Sagar K, Dahlgren MK, Kurdziel LBF, Gruber SA. The Impact of Micronutrient Fortified Foods on Cognitive Functioning among Low-Income Children: A Pilot and Feasibility Study. Nutrients. 2020 Oct 30; 12(11). PMID: 33143203; PMCID: PMC7693551.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Hooley JM, Dahlgren MK, Best SG, Gonenc A, Gruber SA. Decreased Amygdalar Activation to NSSI-Stimuli in People Who Engage in NSSI: A Neuroimaging Pilot Study. Front Psychiatry. 2020; 11:238. PMID: 32300315; PMCID: PMC7143895.
    Citations: 2     
  10. Dahlgren MK, Sagar KA, Smith RT, Lambros AM, Kuppe MK, Gruber SA. Recreational cannabis use impairs driving performance in the absence of acute intoxication. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 03 01; 208:107771. PMID: 31952821; PMCID: PMC9036916.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Sagar KA, Lambros AM, Dahlgren MK, Smith RT, Gruber SA. Made from concentrate? A national web survey assessing dab use in the United States. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 09 01; 190:133-142. PMID: 30029166; PMCID: PMC9036911.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  12. Dahlgren MK, Hooley JM, Best SG, Sagar KA, Gonenc A, Gruber SA. Prefrontal cortex activation during cognitive interference in nonsuicidal self-injury. Psychiatry Res Neuroimaging. 2018 07 30; 277:28-38. PMID: 29803001.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Gruber SA, Sagar KA, Dahlgren MK, Gonenc A, Smith RT, Lambros AM, Cabrera KB, Lukas SE. The Grass Might Be Greener: Medical Marijuana Patients Exhibit Altered Brain Activity and Improved Executive Function after 3 Months of Treatment. Front Pharmacol. 2017; 8:983. PMID: 29387010; PMCID: PMC5776082.
    Citations: 21     
  14. Dahlgren MK, Laifer LM, VanElzakker MB, Offringa R, Hughes KC, Staples-Bradley LK, Dubois SJ, Lasko NB, Hinojosa CA, Orr SP, Pitman RK, Shin LM. Diminished medial prefrontal cortex activation during the recollection of stressful events is an acquired characteristic of PTSD. Psychol Med. 2018 05; 48(7):1128-1138. PMID: 28893331.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Gruber SA, Dahlgren MK, Sagar KA, Gonenc A, Norris L, Cohen BM, Ongur D, Lewandowski KE. Decreased Cingulate Cortex activation during cognitive control processing in bipolar disorder. J Affect Disord. 2017 Apr 15; 213:86-95. PMID: 28199893.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. Gruber SA, Sagar KA, Dahlgren MK, Racine MT, Smith RT, Lukas SE. Splendor in the Grass? A Pilot Study Assessing the Impact of Medical Marijuana on Executive Function. Front Pharmacol. 2016; 7:355. PMID: 27790138; PMCID: PMC5062916.
    Citations: 26     
  17. Sagar KA, Dahlgren MK, Racine MT, Dreman MW, Olson DP, Gruber SA. Joint Effects: A Pilot Investigation of the Impact of Bipolar Disorder and Marijuana Use on Cognitive Function and Mood. PLoS One. 2016; 11(6):e0157060. PMID: 27275781.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  18. Dahlgren MK, Sagar KA, Racine MT, Dreman MW, Gruber SA. Marijuana Use Predicts Cognitive Performance on Tasks of Executive Function. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2016 Mar; 77(2):298-308. PMID: 26997188.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  19. Baskin-Sommers AR, Hooley JM, Dahlgren MK, Gönenc A, Yurgelun-Todd DA, Gruber SA. Elevated Preattentive Affective Processing in Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder: A Preliminary fMRI Study. Front Psychol. 2015; 6:1866. PMID: 26696932; PMCID: PMC4667012.
    Citations: 2     
  20. Gruber SA, Sagar KA, Dahlgren MK, Gonenç A, Conn NA, Winer JP, Penetar D, Lukas SE. Citicoline Treatment Improves Measures of Impulsivity and Task Performance in Chronic Marijuana Smokers: A Pilot BOLD fMRI Study. Int J Neurol Neurother. 2015 Sep 30; 2(3):1-8. PMID: 26658924; PMCID: PMC4674830.
    Citations: 4     
  21. Sagar KA, Dahlgren MK, Gönenç A, Racine MT, Dreman MW, Gruber SA. The impact of initiation: Early onset marijuana smokers demonstrate altered Stroop performance and brain activation. Dev Cogn Neurosci. 2015 Dec; 16:84-92. PMID: 25936584; PMCID: PMC4596753.
    Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. VanElzakker MB, Dahlgren MK, Davis FC, Dubois S, Shin LM. From Pavlov to PTSD: the extinction of conditioned fear in rodents, humans, and anxiety disorders. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2014 Sep; 113:3-18. PMID: 24321650.
    Citations: 147     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  23. Gruber SA, Dahlgren MK, Sagar KA, Gönenç A, Lukas SE. Worth the wait: effects of age of onset of marijuana use on white matter and impulsivity. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2014 Apr; 231(8):1455-65. PMID: 24190588.
    Citations: 68     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Shin LM, Davis FC, Vanelzakker MB, Dahlgren MK, Dubois SJ. Neuroimaging predictors of treatment response in anxiety disorders. Biol Mood Anxiety Disord. 2013 Aug 02; 3(1):15. PMID: 23915782.
    Citations: 12     
  25. Sagar KA, Dahlgren MK, Gönenç A, Gruber SA. Altered affective processing in bipolar disorder: an fMRI study. J Affect Disord. 2013 Sep 25; 150(3):1192-6. PMID: 23726779.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  26. Gruber SA, Sagar KA, Dahlgren MK, Olson DP, Centorrino F, Lukas SE. Marijuana impacts mood in bipolar disorder: a pilot study. Ment Health Subst Use. 2012; 5(3):228-239. PMID: 35444716; PMCID: PMC9016723.
  27. Gruber SA, Dahlgren MK, Sagar KA, Gönenc A, Killgore WD. Age of onset of marijuana use impacts inhibitory processing. Neurosci Lett. 2012 Mar 09; 511(2):89-94. PMID: 22306089.
    Citations: 58     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  28. Gruber SA, Sagar KA, Dahlgren MK, Racine M, Lukas SE. Age of onset of marijuana use and executive function. Psychol Addict Behav. 2012 Sep; 26(3):496-506. PMID: 22103843.
    Citations: 112     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. Gruber SA, Silveri MM, Dahlgren MK, Yurgelun-Todd D. Why so impulsive? White matter alterations are associated with impulsivity in chronic marijuana smokers. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2011 Jun; 19(3):231-42. PMID: 21480730.
    Citations: 65     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Molyneux PC, Dahlgren MK, Harrington ME. Circadian entrainment aftereffects in suprachiasmatic nuclei and peripheral tissues in vitro. Brain Res. 2008 Sep 04; 1228:127-34. PMID: 18598681.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  31. Yurgelun-Todd DA, Sava S, Dahlgren MK. Mood disorders. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2007 Nov; 17(4):511-21, ix. PMID: 17983967.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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