Campus Address: Classroom Building C316
Dr. Jean DiPirro received her Ph.D. in Behavioral Neuroscience from the University at Buffalo. She has been a faculty member at Buffalo State since 2001.
psychostimulant-induced neural adaptations in neuropeptide neurotransmission in the forebrain and their role in behavioral adaptations associated with psychostimulant use and abuse, experience-induced adaptations in defensive and affiliative behaviors and the underlying neural and hormonal mechanisms mediating these adapatations, peptide and monoaminergic regulation of somatosensory (touch and pain) perception.
Conference presentation: McEntarfer, C. K. M., DiPirro, J. M., & Paige, D. A. (2003, April). The effects of gender & age on pain perception. Southwestern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.
Paper submission: McEntarfer, C. K. M., DiPirro, J. M., & Paige, D. A. (submitted). The effects of gender and aging on pain perception. Psi Chi Journal.
Grad school: Ph.D. program in Clinical Gerontology at the University of Kentucky
Study: The effect of antioxidant ingestion on spatial learning in the young rat [Spring 03]
Grad school: M.A. program in social work at the University at Buffalo
DiPirro, J. M., & Kristal, M. B. (2004). Placenta ingestion by rats enhances d- and k-opioid antinociception, but suppresses m-opioid antinociception. Brain Research, 1014, 22-33.
Doldan, K., Kristal, M. B., DiPirro, J. M., & Thompson, A. C. (2003). Intra-accumbal microinjection of Neuropeptide Y increases locomotor behavior in the rat. Program No. 757.19. 2003 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience. Online