Scott Oakman

Ph.D. 1997

Thesis Title:

Functional Organization and Collateralization of Projections from the Pontomesencephalic Cholinergic Systems to Midbrain Dopaminergic Groups.

Current Position:

MD, Program Director of Hennepin-Regions Psychiatry Training Program, Hennepin County Medical Center and Regions Hospital

Major Advisor(s):

Boyd Hartman

Selected Publications:

  • Oakman SA and Meador-Woodruff JH (2004) Calcyon Transcript Expression in Macaque Brain.  Journal of Comparative Neurology 468: 264-276.
  • Oakman SA, Faris PL, Cozzari C, Hartman BK  (1999) Characterization of Extent of Pontomesencephalic Cholinergic Neurons' Projections to Thalamus:  Comparison to Projections to Midbrain Dopaminergic Groups.  Neuroscience 94(2): 529-547. 
  • Faris PL, Kim SW, Meller WH, Goodale RL, Hofbauer RD, Oakman SA, Howard LA, Stevens ER, Eckert ED and Hartman BK  (1998).  Effect of ondansetron, a 5-HT3 receptor antagonist, on the dynamic association between bulimic behaviors and pain thresholds. Pain 77: 297-303.
  • Faris PL, Kim SW, Meller WH, Goodale RL, Oakman SA, Hofbauer RD, Marshall AM, Daughters RS, Banerjee-Stevens D, Eckert ED and Hartman BK  (1999).  Ondansetron treatment improves bulimic symptoms under randomized, double-blind conditions:  Evidence for a vagal pathophysiology.  Lancet 355: 792-797.
  • Oakman SA, Faris PL, Kerr PE, Cozzari C, Hartman BK  (1995) Distribution of  Pontomesencephalic Cholinergic Neurons Projecting to Substantia Nigra Differs Significantly from Those Projecting to Ventral Tegmental Area.  J Neurosci.  15(9): 5859-5869.
Scott Oakman