Contact Information

Assistant Professor
The University of Texas at Austin
College of Pharmacy, Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology
107 W. Dean Keeton, Stop C0875
BME 6.114A
Austin, Texas 78712

Membership Information

Membership Category:
Research Scientists

Member Since: 2007


Luis Natividad, Ph.D., M.A.

Luis Natividad, Ph.D., M.A.


Ph.D. in Psychology (emphasis in Neuroscience), University of Texas at El Paso
M.A. in Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso
B.A. in Psychology, University of Texas at Austin


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Recent Publications


Natividad, L.A., Tejeda, H.A., Torres, O.V., O’Dell, L.E. (2010). Nicotine withdrawal produces a decrease in extracellular levels of dopamine in the nucleus accumbens that is lower in adolescent versus adult male rats. Synapse, 64(2):136-145.

Torres, O.V., Natividad, L.A., Tejeda, H.A., Van Weelden, SA., O’Dell, L.E. (2009). The rewarding and aversive effects of nicotine in female rats are age-, hormone-, and sex-dependent. Psychopharmacology, 206(2):303-12.