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Jessica Anand
Research Fellow
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Phone: 734-764-7338
B.A. Biochemistry, Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY (2007)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2009)
Medicinal Chemistry

  • Pharmacological Sciences Training Program, Trainee
  • Neuroscience Trainee

Research Interests

Design, synthesis and pharmacological evaluation of fluorescent selective and potent opioid peptides

Confocal microscopy


Investigations of MOR and DOR trafficking and crosstalk

Selected Publications

Anand J.P., Boyer B.T., Mosberg H.I., Jutkiewicz E.M.
The behavioral effects of a mixed efficacy antinociceptive peptide, VRP26, following chronic administration in mice
Psychopharmacology (Berl), 233: 2479-2487 (2016)


Harland A.A., Bender A.M., Griggs N.W., Gao C., Anand J.P., Pogozheva I.D., Traynor J.R., Jutkiewicz E.M., Mosberg H.I.
Effects of N-substitutions on the tetrahydroquinoline (THQ) core of mixed-efficacy mu-opioid receptor (MOR)/delta-opioid receptor (DOR) ligands
J Med Chem, 59: 4985-4998 (2016)


Bender A.M., Griggs N.W., Anand J.P., Traynor J.R., Jutkiewicz E.M., Mosberg H.I.
Asymmetric synthesis and in vitro and in vivo activity of tetrahydroquinolines featuring a diverse set of polar substitutions at the 6 position as mixed-efficacy mu opioid receptor/delta opioid receptor ligands
ACS Chem Neurosci, 6: 1428-1435 (2014)


Mosberg H.I., Yeomans L., Anand J.P., Porter V., Sobczyk-Kojiro K., Traynor J.R., Jutkiewicz E.M.
Development of a bioavailable mu opioid receptor (MOPr) agonist, delta opioid receptor (DOPr) antagonist peptide that evokes antinociception without development of acute tolerance
J Med Chem, 57: 3148-3153 (2014)


Anand J.P., Porter-Barrus V.R., Waldschmidt H.V., Yeomans L., Pogozheva I.D., Traynor J.R., Mosberg H.I.
Translation of structure-activity relationships from cyclic mixed efficacy opioid peptides to linear analogues
Biopolymers, 102: 107-114 (2014)


Mosberg H.I., Yeomans L., Harland A.A., Bender A.M., Sobczyk-Kojiro K., Anand J.P., Clark M.J., Jutkiewicz E.M., Traynor J.R.
Opioid peptidomimetics: leads for the design of bioavailable mixed efficacy mu opioid receptor (MOR) agonist/delta opioid receptor (DOR) antagonist ligands
J Med Chem, 56: 2139-2149 (2013)


Anand J.P., Purington L.C., Pogozheva I.D., Traynor J.R., Mosberg H.I.
Modulation of opioid receptor ligand affinity and efficacy using active and inactive state receptor models
Chem Biol Drug Des, 80: 763-770 (2012)


Kuszak AJ, Pitchiaya S, Anand JP, Mosberg HI, Walter NG, Sunahara RK.
Purification and functional reconstitution of monomeric mu-opioid receptors: allosteric modulation of agonist binding by Gi2.
J Biol Chem, 284(39): 26732-26741 (2009)


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Henry I. Mosberg
Andrei L.Lomize
Irina D.Pogozheva
Katarzyna Sobczyk-Kojiro
Jessica Anand
Anthony F. Nastase
Sean P. Henry
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