1. Exploratory study of the dose-related safety, tolerability, andefficacy of dimethyltryptamine (DMT) in healthy volunteers and major depressive disorder. DC D’Souza, SA Syed, LT Flynn, H Safi-Aghdam, NV Cozzi, M Ranganathan. Neuropsychopharmacology, (2022). DOI: 10.1038/s41386-022-01344-y
  2. Psilocybin: crystal structure solutions enable phase analysis of prior art and recently patented examples. AM Sherwood, RB Kargbo, KW Kaylo, NV Cozzi, P Meisenheimer, JA Kaduk.  Acta Crystallogr., Sect. C: Cryst. Struct. Commun., 78, 36-55 (2022). DOI: 10.1107/S2053229621013164
  3. N,N-Dimethyltryptamine attenuates spreading depolarization and restrains neurodegeneration by sigma-1 receptor activation in the ischemic rat brain. Í Szabó, VÉ Varga, S Dvorácskó, AE Farkas, T Körmöczi, R Berkecz, S. Kecskés, Á Menyhárt, R Frank, D Hantosi, NV Cozzi, E Frecska, C Tömböly, IA Krizbai, F Bari, E Farkas. Neuropharmacology, 192, 108612 (2021). DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2021.108612
  4. Exploratory controlled study of the migraine-suppressing effects of psilocybin. EAD Schindler, RA Sewell, CH Gottschalk, C Luddy, LT Flynn, H Lindsey, BP Pittman, NV Cozzi, DC D’Souza. Neurotherapeutics, 18, 534-543 (2021). DOI:10.1007/s13311-020-00962-y
  5. Synthesis and characterization of high-purity DMT hemifumarate for human clinical trials. NV Cozzi, PF Daley. Drug Test. Anal., 12, 1483-1493 (2020). DOI:10.1002/dta.2889
  6. Direct phosphorylation of psilocin enables optimized cGMP kilogram-scale manufacture of psilocybin. R Kargbo, A Sherwood, A Walker, NV Cozzi, RE Dagger, J Sable, K O’Hern, K Kaylo, T Patterson, G Tarpley, P Meisenheimer. ACS Omega, 5, 16959-16966 (2020). DOI:10.1021/acsomega.0c02387
  7. para-Trifluoromethyl-methcathinone is an allosteric modulator of the serotonin transporter. M Niello, D Cintulova, E Hellsberg, K Jäntsch, M Holy, LH Ayatollahi, NV Cozzi, M Freissmuth, W Sandtner, GF Ecker, MD Mihovilovic, HH Sitte. Neuropharmacology, 161, 107615-107626 (2019). DOI:10.1016/j.neuropharm.2019.04.021
  8. High dose psilocybin is associated with positive subjective effects. CR Nicholas, KM Henriquez, MC Gassman, KM Cooper, D Muller, S Hetzel, RT Brown, NV Cozzi, C Thomas, PR Hutson. J. Psychopharmacol., 32, 770-778 (2018). DOI:10.1177/0269881118780713
  9. Receptor binding profiles and behavioral pharmacology of ring-substituted N,N-diallyltryptamine analogs. LM Klein, NV Cozzi, PF Daley, SD Brandt, AL Halberstadt. Neuropharmacology, 142, 231-239 (2018). DOI:10.1016/j.neuropharm.2018.02.028
  10. Pharmacokinetics of ecalating doses of oral psilocybin in healthy adults. RT Brown, CR Nicholas, NV Cozzi, MC Gassman, KM Cooper, D Muller, CD Thomas, SJ Hetzel, KM Henriquez, AS Ribaudo, PR Hutson. Clin. Pharmacokinet., 56, 1543-1554 (2017). DOI:10.1007/s40262-017-0540-6
  11. Atypical dopamine efflux caused by 3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV) via the human dopamine transporter. A Shekar, JI Aguilar, G Galli, NV Cozzi, SD Brandt, AE Ruoho, MH Baumann, HJG Matthies, A Galli. J. Chem. Neuroanat., 83-84, 69-74 (2017). DOI:10.1016/j.jchemneu.2017.01.004
  12. Combined simulation and mutation studies to elucidate selectivity of unsubstituted amphetamine-like cathinones at the dopamine transporter. A Seddik, DP Geerke, T Stockner, M Holy, O Kudlacek, NV Cozzi, AE Ruoho, HH Sitte, GF Ecker. Mol. Inform., 36, 5-6, (2017). DOI:10.1002/minf.201600094
  13. Receptor binding profiles and quantitative structure-affinity relationships of some 5-substituted-N,N-diallyltryptamines. NV Cozzi, PF Daley. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett., 26, 959-964 (2016). DOI:10.1016/j.bmcl.2015.12.053
  14. Reinforcing and neurochemical effects of the “bath salts” constituents 3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV) and 3,4-methylenedioxy-N-methylcathinone (methylone) in male rats. CW Schindler, EB Thorndike, S Goldberg, KR Lehner, NV Cozzi, SD Brandt, MH Baumann. Psychopharmacology, 233, 1981-1990 (2016). DOI:10.1007/s00213-015-4057-0
  15. Quantitative structure-activity relationship analysis of the pharmacology of para-substituted methcathinone analogues. JS Bonano, ML Banks, R Kolanos, F Sakloth, M Barnier, RA Glennon, NV Cozzi, JS Partilla, MH Baumann, SS Negus. Brit. J. Pharmacol., 172, 2433-2444 (2015). DOI:10.1111/bph.13030
  16. Noncompetitive inhibition of indolethylamine-N-methyltransferase by N,N-dimethyltryptamine and N,N-dimethylaminopropyltryptamine. UB Chu, S Vorperian, K Satyshur, K Eickstaedt, NV Cozzi, AR Hajipour, AE Ruoho. Biochemistry, 53, 2956-2965 (2014). DOI:10.1021/bi500175p
  17. Radiotracers for cardiac sympathetic innervation: transport kinetics and binding affinities for the human norepinephrine transporter. DM Raffel, W Chen, Y-W Jung, K-S Jang, G Gua, NV Cozzi. Nucl. Med. Biol., 40, 331-337 (2013). DOI:10.1016/j.nucmedbio.2012.11.014
  18. Pharmacological examination of trifluoromethyl ring-substituted methcathinone analogs. NV Cozzi, SD Brandt, PF Daley, JS Partilla, RB Rothman, A Tulzer, HH Sitte, MH Baumann. Eur. J. Pharmacol., 699, 180-187 (2013). DOI:10.1016/j.ejphar.2012.11.008
  19. Powerful cocaine-like actions of 3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV), a principal constituent of psychoactive “bath salts” products. MH Baumann, JS Partilla, KR Lehner, EB Thorndike, AF Hoffman, M Holy, RB Rothman, SR Goldberg, CR Lupica, HH Sitte, SD Brandt, SR Tella, NV Cozzi, CW Schindler. Neuropsychopharmacology, 38, 552-562 (2013). DOI:10.1038/npp.2012.204
  20. Analytical characterization of three trifluoromethyl-substituted methcathinone isomers. SD Brandt, PF Daley, NV Cozzi. Drug Test. Anal., 4, 525-529 (2012). DOI:10.1002/dta.382
  21. Synthesis and characterization of 5-methoxy-2-methyl-N,N-dialkylated tryptamines. SD Brandt, R Tearavarich, N Dempster, NV Cozzi, PF Daley. Drug Test. Anal., 4, 24-32 (2012). DOI:10.1002/dta.398
  22. The designer methcathinone analogs, mephedrone and methylone, are substrates for monoamine transporters in brain tissue. MH Baumann, MA Ayestas, JS Partilla, JL Sink, AT Shulgin, PF Daley, SD Brandt, RB Rothman, AE Ruoho, NV Cozzi. Neuropsychopharmacology, 37, 1192-1203 (2012). DOI:10.1038/npp.2011.304
  23. Microwave-accelerated preparation and analytical characterization of 5-ethoxy-N,N-dialkyl-[α,α,β,β-H4]- and [α,α,β,β-D4]-tryptamines. R Tearavarich, V Hahnvajanawong, N Dempster, PF Daley, NV Cozzi, SD Brandt. Drug Test. Anal., 3, 597‑608 (2011). DOI:10.1002/dta.223
  24. Clinal geographic variation in mescaline concentration among Texas populations of Lophophora williamsii (Cactaceae). D Hulsey, MA Kalam, PF Daley, N Fowler, M Terry. J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 5, 677-683 (2011)
  25. New mescaline concentrations from 14 taxa-cultivars of Echinopsis spp. (Cactaceae)(‘San Pedro’) and their relevance to shamanic practice. O Ogunbodede, D McCombs, K Trout, PF Daley,  M Terry. J. Ethnopharmacology, 131, 356-362 (2010). DOI:10.1016/j.jep.2010.07.021
  26. Dimethyltryptamine and other hallucinogenic tryptamines exhibit substrate behavior at the serotonin uptake transporter and the vesicle monoamine transporter. NV Cozzi, A Gopalakrishnan, LL Anderson, JT Feih, AT Shulgin, PF Daley, AE Ruoho. J. Neural Transm., 116, 1591-1599 (2009). DOI:10.1007/s00702-009-0308-8
  27. The hallucinogen N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT) is an endogenous sigma-1 receptor regulator. D Fontanilla, M Johannessen, AR Hajipour, NV Cozzi, MB Jackson, AE Ruoho. Science, 323, 934-937 (2009). DOI:10.1126/science.1166127
  28. Psychoactive N,N-dialkyltryptamines modulate serotonin transport by at least two mechanisms. NV Cozzi, AT Shulgin, PF Daley, A Gopalakrishnan, LL Anderson, JT Feih, AE Ruoho. Soc. Neurosci. Abs., 34, 536.17 (2008)
  29. Microwave-accelerated synthesis of psychoactive deuterated N,N-dialkylated-[α,α,β,β-D4]-tryptamines. SD Brandt, SS Tirunarayanapuram, S Freeman, N Dempster, SA Barker, PF Daley, NV Cozzi, CPB Martins. J. Label. Compd. Radiopharm., 51, 423-429 (2008). DOI:10.1002/jlcr.1557
  30. Synthesis and biological evaluation of 2-(4-fluorophenoxy)-2-phenyl-ethyl piperazines as serotonin-selective reuptake inhibitors with a potentially improved adverse reaction profile. JM Dorsey, MG Miranda, NV Cozzi, KG Pinney. Bioorg. Med. Chem., 12, 1483-1491 (2004). DOI:10.1016/j.bmc.2003.12.021
  31. Methcathinone is a substrate for the serotonin uptake transporter. NV Cozzi, KF Foley. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 93, 219-225 (2003). DOI:10.1046/j.1600-0773.2003.pto930504.x
  32. Novel aminopropiophenones as potential antidepressants. KF Foley, NV Cozzi. Drug Dev. Res., 60, 252-260 (2003). DOI:10.1002/ddr.10297
  33. Stereospecific inhibition of monoamine uptake transporters by meta-hydroxyephedrine isomers. KF Foley, ME Van Dort, MK Sievert, AE Ruoho, NV Cozzi. J. Neural Transm., 109, 1229-1240 (2002). DOI:10.1007/s00702-002-0695-6
  34. Inhibition of transport function and desipramine binding at the human noradrenaline transporter by N-ethylmaleimide and protection by substrate analogs. KF Foley, NV Cozzi. Naunyn-Schmiedeberg’s Arch. Pharmacol., 365, 457-461 (2002). DOI:10.1007/s00210-002-0532-3
  35. Rapid and efficient method for suspending cells for neurotransmitter uptake assays. NV Cozzi, KF Foley. Biotechniques, 32, 486-492 (2002). DOI:10.2144/02323bm03
  36. Inhibition of plasma membrane monoamine transporters by β-ketoamphetamines. NV Cozzi, MK Sievert, AT Shulgin, P Jacob III, AE Ruoho. Eur. J. Pharmacol., 381, 63-69 (1999). DOI:10.1016/S0014-2999(99)00538-5
  37. Methcathinone and 2-methylamino-1-(3,4-methylenedioxyphenyl)propan-1-one (methylone) selectively inhibit plasma membrane catecholamine reuptake transporters. NV Cozzi, MK Sievert, AT Shulgin, P Jacob III, AE Ruoho. Soc. Neurosci. Abs., 24, 341.8 (1998)
  38. Methcathinone (MCAT) and 2-methylamino-1-(3,4-methylenedioxy-phenyl)propan-1-one (MDMCAT) inhibit [3H]serotonin uptake into human platelets. NV Cozzi, AT Shulgin, AE Ruoho. Amer. Chem. Soc. Div. Med. Chem. Abs., 215, 152 (1998)