Sierra J Stringfield, PhD
Research Instructor in Psychiatry
3811 O'Hara St.
Education & Training
Neuroscience, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Member, Society for Neuroscience
Selected Honors & Awards
Enoch Gordis Research Recognition Award, Research Society on Alcoholism
Adolescent cannabis useSelected Research Publications & Products
- Stringfield SJ & Torregrossa MM (2020). Intravenous self-administration of delta-9-THC in adolescent rats produces long-lasting alterations in behavior and receptor protein expression. Psychopharmacology (Berl). doi:10.1007/s00213-020-05684-9.
- Stringfield SJ, Boettiger CA & Robinson DL. (2018). Nicotine-enhanced Pavlovian conditioned approach is resistant to omission of expected outcome. Behav Brain Res. 343, 1620. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2018.01.023.
- Stringfield SJ, Higginbotham JA, Wang R, Berger AL, McLaughlin RJ & Fuchs RA, (2017). Role of glucocorticoid receptor-mediated mechanisms in cocaine memory enhancement. Neuropharmacology. 123, 349-358. doi:10.1016/j.neuropharm.2017.05.022
The Department of Psychiatry Welcomes Three New Research Faculty Members
Pitt Psychiatry extends a warm welcome to three new research faculty members: Candice Biernesser, PhD, LCSW (Assistant Professor of Psychiatry) Dr. Biernesser earned her PhD from the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health, then joined the Pitt Department of Psychiatry as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department’s National Institute of Mental...