Dr. Craft's Curriculum Vita


Grants (to Dr. Craft)

Grants (to Trainees)


  1. Howard JL, Pollard GT, Craft RM, Rohrbach KW: Metoclopramide potentiates d-amphetamine-induced hypermotility and stereotypy in rat. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 27:165-169, 1987.
  2. Craft RM, Howard JL, Pollard GT: Conditioned defensive burying as a model for identifying anxiolytics. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 30:775-780, 1988.
  3. Craft RM, Howard JL: Cue properties of oral and transdermal nicotine in the rat. Psychopharmacology 96:281-284, 1988.
  4. Craft RM, Picker MJ, Dykstra LA: Differential cross-tolerance to opioid agonists in morphine-tolerant pigeons responding under a schedule of food presentation. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 249:386-393, 1989.
  5. Craft RM, Dykstra LA: Differential cross-tolerance to opioid agonists in morphine-tolerant squirrel monkeys responding under a shock titration schedule. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 252:945-952, 1990.
  6. Picker MJ, Negus SS, Craft RM: Butorphanol's efficacy at mu and kappa opioid receptors: Inferences based on the schedule-controlled behavior of non-tolerant and morphine-tolerant rats and on the responding of rats under a drug discrimination procedure. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 36:563-568, 1990.
  7. Craft RM, Dykstra LA: Agonist and antagonist activity of kappa opioids in the squirrel monkey: I. Antinociception and urine output. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 260:327-333, 1992.
  8. Craft RM, Dykstra LA: Agonist and antagonist activity of kappa opioids in the squirrel monkey: II. Effect of chronic morphine treatment. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 260:334-342, 1992.
  9. Picker MJ, Craft RM, Negus SS, Powell KR, Mattox SR, Jones SR, Hargrove BK, Dykstra LA: Intermediate efficacy mu opioids: Examination of their morphine-like stimulus effects and response rate-decreasing effects in morphine-tolerant rats. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 263:668-681, 1992.
  10. Craft RM, Porreca F: Therapeutic potential of capsaicin-like molecules: Treatment parameters of desensitization to capsaicin. Life Sci 51:1767-1775, 1992.
  11. Craft RM, Dykstra LA: Morphine antagonizes U50,488's effects in a squirrel monkey shock titration procedure. Eur J Pharmacol 234:199-207, 1993.
  12. Craft RM, Carlisi V, Mattia A, Herman RM, Porreca F: Behavioral characterization of the acute excitatory and desensitizing effects of intravesical capsaicin and resiniferatoxin in the rat. Pain 55:205-215, 1993.
  13. Craft RM, Porreca F: Temporal parameters of desensitization to intravesical resiniferatoxin in the rat. Physio Behav 56:479-485, 1994.
  14. Craft RM, Porreca F: Tetracaine attenuates irritancy without attenuating desensitization produced by intravesical resiniferatoxin in the rat. Pain 57:351-359, 1994.
  15. Craft RM, Cohen SM, Porreca F: Long-lasting desensitization of bladder afferents following intravesical resiniferatoxin or capsaicin in the rat. Pain 61:317-323, 1995.
  16. Craft RM, Henley SR, Haaseth RC, Hruby VJ, Porreca F: Opioid antinociception in a rat model of visceral pain: systemic vs. local drug administration. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 275:1535-1542, 1995.
  17. Craft RM, Stratmann JA: Discriminative stimulus effects of cocaine in female versus male rats. Drug Alcohol Depend 42:27-37, 1996.
  18. Craft RM, Kalivas PW, Stratmann JA: Sex differences in discriminative stimulus effects of morphine in the rat. Behav Pharmacol 7:764-778, 1996.
  19. Stratmann JA, Craft RM: Electrical brain stimulation in female versus male rats: no sex differences using a threshold procedure. Drug Alcohol Depend 46:31-40, 1997.
  20. Bartok RE, Craft RM: Sex differences in opioid antinociception. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 282:769-778, 1997.
  21. Boyer JS, Morgan MM, Craft RM: Sex differences in antinociception produced by morphine microinjections in the rostral ventromedial medulla. Brain Research 796:315-318, 1998.
  22. Craft RM, Morgan CL, Bernal SA: Reinforcement frequency, but not gender, determines sensitivity to discriminative stimulus effects of morphine. Behav Pharmacol 796:315-318, 1998.
  23. Craft RM, Kruzich PJ, Boyer JS, Harding JW, Hanesworth JM: Sex differences in discriminative stimulus and diuretic effects of the kappa opioid agonist U69,593 in the rat. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 61:395-403, 1998.
  24. Craft RM, Milholland RB: Sex differences in cocaine- and nicotine-induced antinociception in the rat. Brain Research 809:137-140, 1998.
  25. Craft RM, Heideman LM, Bartok RE: Effect of gonadectomy on discriminative stimulus effects of morphine in female and male rats. Drug Alcohol Depend 53:95-109, 1999.
  26. Craft RM, Stratmann JA, Bartok RE, Walpole TI, King SJ: Sex differences in development of morphine tolerance and dependence in the rat. Psychopharmacology 143:1-7, 1999.Craft RM, Heideman LM, Bartok
  27. Craft RM, Ulibarri CM, Raub DJ: Kappa opioid agonist-induced diuresis in female vs. male rats. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 65:53-59, 2000.
  28. Craft RM, Stoffel EC, Stratmann JA: Effects of chronic morphine treatment on responding for intracranial stimulation in female vs. male rats. Exp Clin Psychopharm 9:198-208, 2001.
  29. Craft RM, Bernal SA: Sex differences in opioid antinociception: Kappa and mixed action agonists. Drug Alcohol Depend 63:215-228, 2001.
  30. Barrett AC, Cook CD, Terner JM, Craft RM, Picker MJ: Importance of sex and relative efficacy at the mu opioid receptor in the development of tolerance and cross-tolerance to the antinociceptive effects of opioids. Psychopharmacology 158:154-164, 2001.
  31. Tseng AH, Craft RM: Sex differences in antinociceptive and motoric effects of cannabinoids. Eur J Pharmacol 430:41-47, 2001.
  32. Craft RM, Tseng AH, McNiel DM, Furness MS, Rice KC: Receptor-selective antagonism of opioid antinociception in female vs. male rats. Behav Pharmacol 12:591-602, 2001.
  33. Craft RM: Sex differences in drug- and non-drug-induced analgesia. Life Sci 72:2675-88, 2003.
  34. Stoffel EC, Ulibarri CM, Craft RM: Gonadal steroid hormone modulation of nociception, morphine antinociception and reproductive indices in male and female rats. Pain 103:285-302, 2003.
  35. Craft RM, McNiel DM: Agonist/antagonist effects of nalbuphine, butorphanol and (-)-pentazocine in male vs. female rats. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 75:325-245, 2003.
  36. Craft RM: Sex differences in opioid analgesia: ‘from mouse to man.’ Clin J Pain 19:175-186, 2003.
  37. Tseng AH, Craft RM: CB1 receptor mediation of cannabinoid behavioral effects in male and female rats. Psychopharmacology 172:25-30, 2004
  38. Craft RM, Morgan MM, Lane DA: Estradiol dampens reflex-related activity of on- and off-cells in the rostral ventromedial medulla of female rats. Neuroscience 125:1061-1068, 2004.
  39. Craft RM, Mogil JS, Aloisi AM: Sex differences in pain and analgesia: the role of gonadal hormones. Eur J Pain 8:397-411, 2004.
  40. Tseng AH, Harding JW, Craft RM: Pharmacokinetic factors in sex differences in Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol-induced behavioral effects in rats. Behav Brain Res 154:77-83, 2004.
  41. Stoffel EC, Craft RM: Ovarian hormone withdrawal-induced “depression” in female rats. Physio Behav 83:505-513, 2004.
  42. Stoffel EC, Ulibarri CM, Folk JE, Rice KC, Craft RM: Gonadal hormone modulation of mu, delta and kappa opioid antinociception in male and female rats. J Pain 6:261-274, 2005.
  43. Craft RM, Lee DA: NMDA antagonist modulation of morphine antinociception in female vs. male rats. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 80:639-649, 2005.
  44. Craft RM: Sex differences in behavioral effects of cannabinoids. Life Sci 77:2471-2478, 2005.
  45. Craft RM, Leitl MD: Potentiation of morphine antinociception by pentobarbital in female vs. male rats. Pain 121:115-125, 2006.
  46. Krivsky JA, Stoffel EC, Sumner JE, Inman BC, Craft RM: Role of ventral tegmental area, periaqueductal gray and parabrachial nucleus in morphine’s discriminative stimulus effects in the rat. Behav Pharmacol 17:259-270, 2006.
  47. Sumner JE, Ulibarri C, Craft RM: Testosterone modulation of reproductive indices vs. morphine antinociception in adult male rats. Life Sci 79:2119-2127, 2006.
  48. Craft RM, Clark JA, Hart SP, Pinckney MK: Sex differences in the effects of morphine on locomotor activity. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 85:850-858, 2006.
  49. Bernal SA, Morgan MM, Craft RM: PAG mu opioid receptor activation underlies sex differences in morphine antinociception. Behav Brain Res 177:126-133, 2007.
  50. Craft RM: Modulation of pain by estrogens. Pain 132: S3-S12, 2007.
  51. Craft RM, Leitl MD: Gonadal hormone modulation of the behavioral effects of Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol in male and female rats. Eur J Pharmacol 578:37-42, 2008.
  52. Craft RM, Ulibarri C, Leitl MD, Sumner JE: Dose- and time-dependent estradiol modulation of morphine antinociception in adult female rats. Eur J Pain 12:472-479, 2008.
  53. Sell SL, Craft RM, Seitz, PK, Stutz SJ, Cunningham KA, Thomas ML: Estradiol-sertraline synergy in ovariectomized female rats. Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:1051-1060, 2008.
  54. Craft RM: Sex differences in analgesic, reinforcing, discriminative and motoric effects of opioids. Exp Clin Psychopharm 16:376-385, 2008.
  55. Craft RM, Ulibarri C: Sexual differentiation of rat reproductive vs. opioid antinociceptive systems. Gender Med 6:209-224, 2009.
  56. Navarre BM, Laggart JD, Craft RM: Anhedonia in postpartum rats. Physio Behav 99:59-66, 2010.
  57. Craft RM, Kostick ML, Rogers JA, White CL, Tsutsui KT: Forced swim test behavior in postpartum rats. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 96:402-412, 2010.
  58. Wakley AA, Craft RM: Antinociceptive and motoric effects of intracerebroventricular Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol in female vs. male rats. Behav Brain Res 216:200-206, 2011.
  59. Tsutsui KT, Wood RI, Craft RM: Anabolic-androgenic steroid effects on nociception and morphine antinociception in male rats. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 99:500-508, 2011.
  60. Wakley AA, Craft RM: THC-methadone and THC-naltrexone interactions on discrimination, antinociception, and locomotion in rats. Behav Pharmacol 22:489-97, 2011.
  61. Craft RM, Wakley AA, Tsutsui KT, Laggart JD: Sex differences in cannabinoid receptor antagonism of antinociception produced by Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol and CP55,940 in the rat. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 340:787-800, 2012.
  62. Terrill A, Garofalo JP, Soliday E, Craft RM. Multiple roles and stress burden in women: A conceptual model of heart disease risk.  J Appl Biobehav Res 17(1):4-22, 2012.
  63. Craft RM, Marusich JA, Wiley JL:  Sex differences in cannabinoid pharmacology: A reflection of differences in the endocannabinoid system?  Life Sci (in press). 


    Craft RM: Role of sex hormones in pain and analgesia. In: Pain in Women, Chin ML, Fillingim, RB, Ness T (eds.). New York: Oxford 
   University Press (in press).