Yao Wang, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

Molecular Biology, University of Science and Technology of China
Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh

Professional Affiliations

Member, Society for Neuroscience

Research Interests

Sleep regulation and reward
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Wang Y*, Liu Z*, Cai L, Guo R, Dong Y and Huang YH. A critical role of basolateral amygdalato nucleus accumbens projection in sleep regulation of reward seeking. Biological Psychiatry, 2020, Jun; 87(11):954-66. PMID:31924324
  2. Liu Z*, Wang Y*, Cai L, Li Y, Chen B, Dong Y and Huang YH. Prefrontal cortex to accumbens projections in sleep regulation of reward. The Journal of Neuroscience, 2016, Jul 27;36(30):7897-910. PMID:27466335
  3. Chen B*, Wang Y*, Liu X, Liu Z, Dong Y and Huang YH. Sleep regulates incubation of cocaine craving. The Journal of Neuroscience, 2015, Sep;35(39):13300-1035. PMID: 26424879
  4. Chen B*, Ma Y*, Wang Y*, Wang X, Schluter OM, Dong Y and Huang YH. Cocaine-induced membrane adaptation in the central nucleus of amygdala. Neuropsychopharmacology 2013, Oct;38(11):2240-8. PMID: 23756609