Craig W. Stevens, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology

  • 2267 Citations
  • 30 h-Index
1983 …2020

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2019
Open Access
2017
11 Scopus citations
2015

Single Amino Acid Variation Underlies Species-Specific Sensitivity to Amphibian Skin-Derived Opioid-like Peptides

Vardy, E., Sassano, M. F., Rennekamp, A. J., Kroeze, W. K., Mosier, P. D., Westkaemper, R. B., Stevens, C. W., Katritch, V., Stevens, R. C., Peterson, R. T. & Roth, B. L., 20 Jun 2015, In : Chemistry and Biology. 22, 6, p. 764-775 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
10 Scopus citations
2013

Pharmacological characterization of LPS and opioid interactions at the toll-like receptor 4

Stevens, C. W., Aravind, S., Das, S. & Davis, R. L., Mar 2013, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 168, 6, p. 1421-1429 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations

β-Funaltrexamine inhibits chemokine (CXCL10) expression in normal human astrocytes

Davis, R. L., Das, S., Buck, D. J. & Stevens, C. W., Mar 2013, In : Neurochemistry International. 62, 4, p. 478-485 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2010
13 Scopus citations
2009

Nociceptin produces antinociception after spinal administration in amphibians

Stevens, C. W., Martin, K. K. & Stahlheber, B. W., Jan 2009, In : Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior. 91, 3, p. 436-440 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

The evolution of vertebrate opioid receptors

Stevens, C. W., 1 Jan 2009, In : Frontiers in Bioscience. 14, 4, p. 1247-1269 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations
2008

β-funaltrexamine inhibits inducible nitric-oxide synthase expression in human astroglial cells

Davis, R. L., Buck, D. J., Saffarian, N., Mohan, S., DeSilva, U., Fernando, S. C. & Stevens, C. W., Sep 2008, In : Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology. 3, 3, p. 150-153 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2007
30 Scopus citations

The opioid antagonist, β-funaltrexamine, inhibits chemokine expression in human astroglial cells

Davis, R. L., Buck, D. J., Saffarian, N. & Stevens, C. W., May 2007, In : Journal of Neuroimmunology. 186, 1-2, p. 141-149 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations
10 Scopus citations
2006

Systemic and spinal administration of the mu opioid, remifentanil, produces antinociception in amphibians

Mohan, S. & Stevens, C. W., 18 Mar 2006, In : European Journal of Pharmacology. 534, 1-3, p. 89-94 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2005

Relationship between symptoms and disordered continence mechanisms in women with idiopathic faecal incontinence

Bharucha, A. O., Fletcher, J. G., Harper, C. M., Hough, D., Daube, J. R., Stevens, C., Seide, B., Riederer, S. J. & Zinsmeister, A. R., Apr 2005, In : Gut. 54, 4, p. 546-555 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

185 Scopus citations
2004
54 Scopus citations
2002

Characterization of μ, κ, and δ opioid binding in amphibian whole brain tissue homogenates

Newman, L. C., Sands, S. S., Wallace, D. R. & Stevens, C. W., 2002, In : Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 301, 1, p. 364-370 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations
2001

Testing and Comparison of Non-Opioid Analgesics in Amphibians

Stevens, C. W., Maciver, D. N. & Newman, L. C., 2001, In : Contemporary Topics in Laboratory Animal Science. 40, 4, p. 23-27 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations
2000

Selective opioid agonist and antagonist competition for [3H]-naloxone binding in amphibian spinal cord

Newman, L. C., Wallace, D. R. & Stevens, C. W., 24 Nov 2000, In : Brain Research. 884, 1-2, p. 184-191 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Selective opioid receptor agonist and antagonist displacement of [3H]naloxone binding in amphibian brain

Newman, L. C., Wallace, D. R. & Stevens, C. W., 2 Jun 2000, In : European Journal of Pharmacology. 397, 2-3, p. 255-262 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
1999
9 Scopus citations

Spinal administration of selective opioid antagonists in amphibians: Evidence for an opioid unireceptor

Stevens, C. W. & Newman, L. C., 29 Jan 1999, In : Life Sciences. 64, 10, p. PL125-PL130

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
1997

Spinal μ, δ and κ opioids alter chemical, mechanical and thermal sensitivities in amphibians

Willenbring, S. & Stevens, C. W., 24 Oct 1997, In : Life Sciences. 61, 22, p. 2167-2176 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
33 Scopus citations
1996
46 Scopus citations

Spinal administration of adrenergic agents produces analgesia in amphibians

Stevens, C. W. & Brenner, G. M., 5 Dec 1996, In : European Journal of Pharmacology. 316, 2-3, p. 205-210 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations
1995

Analgesia produced by immobilization stress and an enkephalinase inhibitor in amphibians

Stevens, C. W., Sangha, S. & Ogg, B. G., Aug 1995, In : Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior. 51, 4, p. 675-680 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Changes of opioid binding density in the rat spinal cord following unilateral dorsal rhizotomy

Stevens, C. W. & Seybold, V. S., 31 Jul 1995, In : Brain Research. 687, 1-2, p. 53-62 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Thermal, mechanical and chemical peripheral sensation in amphibians: Opioid and adrenergic effects

Willenbring, S. & Stevens, C. W., 1 Dec 1995, In : Life Sciences. 58, 2, p. 125-133 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations
1994

Analgesic potency of alpha adrenergic agents after systemic administration in amphibians

Brenner, G. M., Klopp, A. J., Deason, L. L. & Stevens, C. W., 1994, In : Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 270, 2, p. 540-545 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

Analgesic potency of mu and kappa opioids after systemic administration in amphibians

Stevens, C. W., Klopp, A. J. & Facello, J. A., 1994, In : Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 269, 3, p. 1086-1093 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations
1993

Time course and magnitude of tolerance to the analgesic effects of systemic morphine in amphibians

Stevens, C. W. & Kirkendall, K., 1993, In : Life Sciences. 52, 15, p. PL-111-PL-116

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
1992

Alternatives to the use of mammals for pain research

Stevens, C. W., 1992, In : Life Sciences. 50, 13, p. 901-912 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations

Studies of morphine and D-ala2-D-leu5-enkephalin (DADLE) cross-tolerance after continuous intrathecal infusion in the rat

Stevens, C. W. & Yaksh, T. L., 1992, In : Anesthesiology. 76, 4, p. 596-603 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
1991

Bilateral and differential changes in spinal mu, delta and kappa opioid binding in rats with a painful, unilateral neuropathy

Stevens, C. W., Kajander, K. C., Bennett, G. J. & Seybold, V. S., Sep 1991, In : Pain. 46, 3, p. 315-326 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

104 Scopus citations

Biochemical characterization and regional quantification of μ, δ and κ opioid binding sites in rat spinal cord

Stevens, C., Lacey, C. B., Miller, K., Elde, R. P. & Seybold, V. S., 31 May 1991, In : Brain Research. 550, 1, p. 77-85 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

76 Scopus citations
1990

Interaction of intrathecal morphine and ST-91 on antinociception in the rat: Dose-response analysis, antagonism and clearance

Monasky, M. S., Zinsmeister, A. R., Stevens, C. W. & Yaksh, T. L., 1990, In : Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 254, 2, p. 383-392 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 Scopus citations

Interaction of midazolam and morphine in the spinal cord of the rat

Yanez, A., Sabbe, M. B., Stevens, C. & Yaksh, T. L., 1 Jan 1990, In : Neuropharmacology. 29, 4, p. 359-364 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Scopus citations

The antiseizure activity of dihydropyridine calcium channel antagonists in the conscious rat

Moron, M. A., Stevens, C. W. & Yaksh, T. L., 27 Apr 1990, In : Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 252, 3, p. 1150-1155 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
1989
68 Scopus citations

Comparison of magnitude of tolerance devg.Opment observed after continuous spinal intrathecal infusions in rats

Sosnowski, M., Stevens, C. W. & Yaksh, T. L., 1 Jan 1989, In : Regional Anesthesia. 14, 2, p. 76 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Diltiazen enhances and flunarizine inhibits nimodipine's antiseizure effects

Morón, M. A., Stevens, C. W. & Yaksh, T. L., 25 Apr 1989, In : European Journal of Pharmacology. 163, 2-3, p. 299-307 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Endogenous opioid system down-regulation during hibernation in amphibians

Stevens, C. W. & Pezalla, P. D., 14 Aug 1989, In : Brain Research. 494, 2, p. 227-231 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Magnitude of opioid dependence after continuous intrathecal infusion of μ- and δ-selective opioids in the rat

Stevens, C. & Yaksh, T. L., 3 Aug 1989, In : European Journal of Pharmacology. 166, 3, p. 467-472 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
116 Scopus citations
63 Scopus citations
1988

Chronic intraventricular administration of cholecystokinin octapeptide (CCK-8) suppresses feeding in rats

Schick, R. R., Stevens, C., Yaksh, T. L. & Go, V. L. W., 17 May 1988, In : Brain Research. 448, 2, p. 294-298 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Opioid and adrenergic spinal receptor systems and pain control

Stevens, C. & Yaksh, T., 1 Jan 1988, In : NIDA Research Monograph Series. 81, p. 343-352 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Receptors in the Dorsal Horn and Intrathecal Drug Administration

YAKSH, T. L., GAUMANN, D. M. & STEVENS, C. W., Jun 1988, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 531, 1, p. 90-107 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Spinal infusion of opiate and alpha-2 agonists in rats: Tolerance and cross-tolerance studies

Stevens, C. W., Monasky, M. S. & Yaksh, T. L., 1988, In : Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 244, 1, p. 63-70 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

88 Scopus citations