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Jennifer Thomson , Ph.D.



UNC Chapel Hill
Curriculum in Neurobiology


Donald Lysle, Ph.D.


Dr. Thomson is currently an Associate Professor of Psychology at Messiah College in Grantham, PA.


  • Fall 2011
    • Drugs and Human Behavior, UNC Pembroke
  • Spring 2011
    • Principles of Biology, UNC Pembroke


  • Hutson LW, Szczytkowski JL, Saurer TB, Lebonville C, Fuchs RA, Lysle DT. 2014 Region-specific contribution of the ventral tegmental area to heroin-induced conditioned immunomodulation.Brain Behav Immun. May;38:118-24. PMC3989416
  • Szczytkowski JL, Lebonville C, Hutson L, Fuchs RA, Lysle DT. 2013. Heroin-induced conditioned immunomodulation requires expression of IL-1β in the dorsal hippocampus. Brain Behav Immun. May;30:95-102.PMC3641184
  • Szczytkowski JL, Fuchs RA, Lysle DT. 2011. Ventral tegmental area-basolateral amygdala-nucleus accumbens shell neurocircuitry controls the expression of heroin-conditioned immunomodulation. J Neuroimmunol. 237(1-2): 47-56.
  • Szczytkowski JL, Lysle DT., 2010. Dopamine D1 receptors within the basolateral amygdala mediate heroin-induced conditioned immunomodulation. J Neuroimmunol. Sep 14;226(1-2):38-47. PMCID: PMC3574580