Erika Carlson is the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (JPET) Highlighted Trainee Author for May 2023. Erika was recognized for her contributions to the article titled “Heroin- and Fentanyl-Induced Respiratory Depression in a Rat Plethysmography Model: Potency, Tolerance, and Sex Differences,” which was published in the May 2023 issue of JPET. Erika co-authored this article with her mentors Renata Marchette, Leandro Vendruscolo, and George Koob while she was a post-baccalaureate in the Neurobiology of Addiction Section here at the NIDA IRP. Erika is now a Ph.D. student in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Texas at Austin. Congratulations on this recognition, Erika!
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