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Don Wei


Univ. Illinois Urbana-Champaign
B.S. Psychology, Molecular Biology


Daniele Piomelli
Endocannabinoid signaling in social behavior
Daniele Piomelli
Neuroscience, Pharmacology
Wei D, Lee D, Karsten CA, Cox CD, PeƱagarikano O, Geschwind DH, Gall CM, Piomelli D (2015). Endocannabinoid signaling mediates oxytocin-driven social reward. PNAS. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1509795112

Lewellyn KJ, Nalbandian A, Gomez A, Wei D, Walker N, Kimonis VE (2015). Administration of CoQ 10 analogue ameliorates dysfunction of the mitochondrial respiratory chain in a mouse model of Angelman syndrome. Neurobiology of disease, 76, 77-86.

Wei D, Piomelli D (2015). Cannabinoid-based drugs: potential applications in addiction and other mental disorders. Focus (American Psychiatric Association).

Dotsey EY, Jung KM, Basit A, Wei D, Daglian J, Vacondio F, Amirotti A, Mor M, Piomelli D (2015). Peroxide-Dependent MGL Sulfenylation Regulates 2-AG-Mediated Endocannabinoid Signaling in Brain Neurons. Chemistry and Biology.
Wei D, Murray C, Lee D, Anguren A, Dinh D, Peshawaria K, Jung KM, Piomelli D. Oxytocin-driven endocannabinoid regulation of sociability. Phoenix, AZ: American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 2014. Abstract/Poster, online.

Wei D, Murray C, Lee D, Anguren A, Dinh D, Peshawaria K, Jung KM, Piomelli D. Endocannabinoid regulation of sociability. Washington, D.C.: Society for Neuroscience, 2014. Abstract, online.


Autism Science Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship
UCI Center for Learning and Memory Renee Harwick Graduate Student Award
Travel Award for Molecular Psychiatry / NIMH MD-PhD Conference
Travel Award for NINDS AUPN (Neurology) MD-PhD Clinician-Scientist Course

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