Recent publications

Neural representation of form-contingent color filling-in in the early visual cortex.

Hong SW, Tong F.

J Vis. 2017 Nov 1;17(13):10. doi: 10.1167/17.13.10.

PMID: 29136409


The effects of extended crawling on the physiology and swim performance of loggerhead and green sea turtle hatchlings.

Pankaew K, Milton SL.

J Exp Biol. 2017 Nov 9. pii: jeb.165225. doi: 10.1242/jeb.165225. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 29122949


A subset of sweet-sensing neurons identified by IR56d are necessary and sufficient for fatty acid taste.

Tauber JM, Brown EB, Li Y, Yurgel ME, Masek P, Keene AC.

PLoS Genet. 2017 Nov 9;13(11):e1007059. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1007059. eCollection 2017 Nov.



Preliminary study of a communication intervention for family caregivers and spouses with dementia.

Williams CL, Newman D, Hammar LM.

Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2017 Nov 3. doi: 10.1002/gps.4816. [Epub ahead of print]



Local Order within Global Disorder: Synaptic Architecture of Visual Space.

Scholl B, Wilson DE, Fitzpatrick D.

Neuron. 2017 Nov 1. pii: S0896-6273(17)30985-6. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.10.017. [Epub ahead of print]



Choline transporter mutations in severe congenital myasthenic syndrome disrupt transporter localization.

Wang H, Salter CG, Refai O, Hardy H, Barwick KES, Akpulat U, Kvarnung M, Chioza BA, Harlalka G, Taylan F, Sejersen T, Wright J, Zimmerman HH, Karakaya M, Stüve B, Weis J, Schara U, Russell MA, Abdul-Rahman OA, Chilton J, Blakely RD, Baple EL, Cirak S, Crosby AH.

Brain. 2017 Nov 1;140(11):2838-2850. doi: 10.1093/brain/awx249.



Simultaneous measurement of sleep and feeding in individual Drosophila.

Murphy KR, Park JH, Huber R, Ja WW.

Nat Protoc. 2017 Nov;12(11):2355-2366. doi: 10.1038/nprot.2017.096. Epub 2017 Oct 12.



To rebound or not to rebound.

Stahl BA, Keene AC.

Elife. 2017 Oct 6;6. pii: e31646. doi: 10.7554/eLife.31646.



Functional coding variation in the presynaptic dopamine transporter associated with neuropsychiatric disorders drives enhanced motivation and context-dependent impulsivity in mice.

Davis GL, Stewart A, Stanwood GD, Gowrishankar R, Hahn MK, Blakely RD.

Behav Brain Res. 2018 Jan 30;337:61-69. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2017.09.043. Epub 2017 Sep 28.



Reprioritization of Features of Multidimensional Objects Stored in Visual Working Memory.

Park YE, Sy JL, Hong SW, Tong F.

Psychol Sci. 2017 Sep 1:956797617719949. doi: 10.1177/0956797617719949. [Epub ahead of print]



Relationship between Cognitive Performance and Measures of Neurodegeneration among Hispanic and White Non-Hispanic Individuals with Normal Cognition, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Dementia.

Burke SL, Rodriguez MJ, Barker W, Greig-Custo MT, Rosselli M, Loewenstein DA, Duara R.

J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2017 Sep 18:1-12. doi: 10.1017/S1355617717000820. [Epub ahead of print]



In vivo and in vitro testing of native α-conotoxins from the injected venom of Conus purpurascens.

Hoggard MF, Rodriguez AM, Cano H, Clark E, Tae HS, Adams DJ, Godenschwege TA, Marí F.

Neuropharmacology. 2017 Dec;127:253-259. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2017.09.020. Epub 2017 Sep 14.



Reduced insulin signaling maintains electrical transmission in a neural circuit in aging flies.

Augustin H, McGourty K, Allen MJ, Madem SK, Adcott J, Kerr F, Wong CT, Vincent A, Godenschwege T, Boucrot E, Partridge L.

PLoS Biol. 2017 Sep 13;15(9):e2001655. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2001655. eCollection 2017 Sep.



Spatial gene expression analysis of neuroanatomical differences in mouse models.

Fernandes DJ, Ellegood J, Askalan R, Blakely RD, Dicicco-Bloom E, Egan SE, Osborne LR, Powell CM, Raznahan A, Robins DM, Salter MW, Sengar AS, Veenstra-VanderWeele J, Henkelman RM, Lerch JP.

Neuroimage. 2017 Dec;163:220-230. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.08.065. Epub 2017 Sep 4.



The adult foraging assay (AFA) detects strain and food-deprivation effects in feeding-related traits of Drosophila melanogaster.

Hughson BN, Anreiter I, Jackson Chornenki NL, Murphy KR, Ja WW, Huber R, Sokolowski MB.

J Insect Physiol. 2017 Aug 30. pii: S0022-1910(17)30108-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2017.08.011. [Epub ahead of print]



Understanding the Cost of a New Integrated Care Model to Serve CMHC Patients Who Have Serious Mental Illness.

Mangurian C, Niu G, Schillinger D, Newcomer JW, Gilmer T.

Psychiatr Serv. 2017 Oct 1;68(10):990-993. doi: 10.1176/ Epub 2017 Sep 1.



Analysis of Neuroprotection by Taurine and Taurine Combinations in Primary Neuronal Cultures and in Neuronal Cell Lines Exposed to Glutamate Excitotoxicity and to Hypoxia/Re-oxygenation.

Prentice H, Pan C, Gharibani PM, Ma Z, Price AL, Giraldo GS, Retz HM, Gupta A, Chen PC, Chiu H, Modi J, Menzie J, Tao R, Wu JY.

Adv Exp Med Biol. 2017;975:207-216. doi: 10.1007/978-94-024-1079-2_18.



Use of the Quick Dementia Rating System (QDRS) as an Initial Screening Measure in a Longitudinal Cohort at Risk for Alzheimer's Disease.

Berman SE, Koscik RL, Clark LR, Mueller KD, Bluder L, Galvin JE, Johnson SC.

JAD Rep. 2017;1(1):9-13. doi: 10.3233/ADR-170004. Epub 2017 Apr 28.



Metallo-β-lactamase Domain-Containing Protein 1 (MBLAC1) Is a Specific, High-Affinity Target for the Glutamate Transporter Inducer Ceftriaxone.

Retzlaff CL, Kussrow A, Schorkopf T, Saetear P, Bornhop DJ, Hardaway JA, Sturgeon SM, Wright J, Blakely RD.

ACS Chem Neurosci. 2017 Oct 18;8(10):2132-2138. doi: 10.1021/acschemneuro.7b00232. Epub 2017 Aug 14.



Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease: Lessons Learned and Applied.

Galvin JE.

J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Oct;65(10):2128-2133. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14997. Epub 2017 Aug 2.



Role of Mitochondria and Endoplasmic Reticulum in Taurine-Deficiency-Mediated Apoptosis.

Jong CJ, Ito T, Prentice H, Wu JY, Schaffer SW.

Nutrients. 2017 Jul 25;9(8). pii: E795. doi: 10.3390/nu9080795.



The Roles of Matrix Metalloproteinases in Pancreatic Cancer.

Knapinska AM, Estrada CA, Fields GB.

Prog Mol Biol Transl Sci. 2017;148:339-354. doi: 10.1016/bs.pmbts.2017.03.004. Epub 2017 Apr 18.



Impact of serious mental illness online training for certified nursing assistants in long term care.

Molinari V, Hobday JV, Roker R, Kunik ME, Kane R, Kaas MJ, Mehrotra C, Williams CL, Robbins JC, Dobbs D.

Gerontol Geriatr Educ. 2017 Oct-Dec;38(4):359-374. doi: 10.1080/02701960.2016.1188811. Epub 2016 Sep 22.



Structure and Dynamics of RNA Repeat Expansions That Cause Huntington's Disease and Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1.

Chen JL, VanEtten DM, Fountain MA, Yildirim I, Disney MD.

Biochemistry. 2017 Jul 11;56(27):3463-3474. doi: 10.1021/acs.biochem.7b00252. Epub 2017 Jun 29.



Hemicholinium-3 sensitive choline transport in human T lymphocytes: Evidence for use as a proxy for brain choline transporter (CHT) capacity.

Koshy Cherian A, Parikh V, Wu Q, Mao-Draayer Y, Wang Q, Blakely RD, Sarter M.

Neurochem Int. 2017 Sep;108:410-416. doi: 10.1016/j.neuint.2017.05.022. Epub 2017 May 31.



Sleep-Dependent Modulation of Metabolic Rate in Drosophila.

Stahl BA, Slocumb ME, Chaitin H, DiAngelo JR, Keene AC.

Sleep. 2017 Aug 1;40(8). doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsx084.



First-Episode Schizophrenia and Diabetes Risk.

Mangurian C, Riano NS, Newcomer JW.

JAMA Psychiatry. 2017 Jul 1;74(7):761-762. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2017.0762. No abstract available. 



Encoding of contextual fear memory requires de novo proteins in the prelimbic cortex.

Rizzo V, Touzani K, Raveendra BL, Swarnkar S, Lora J, Kadakkuzha BM, Liu XA, Zhang C, Betel D, Stackman RW, Puthanveettil SV.

Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging. 2017 Mar;2(2):158-169. doi: 10.1016/j.bpsc.2016.10.002.



Matrix metalloproteinase collagenolysis in health and disease.

Amar S, Smith L, Fields GB.

Biochim Biophys Acta. 2017 Nov;1864(11 Pt A):1940-1951. doi: 10.1016/j.bbamcr.2017.04.015. Epub 2017 Apr 26. Review.



Preliminary Psychometric Properties of the Verbal and Nonverbal Interaction Scale: An Observational Measure for Communication in Persons with Dementia.

Williams CL, Newman D, Hammar LM.

Issues Ment Health Nurs. 2017 May;38(5):381-390. doi: 10.1080/01612840.2017.1279248. Epub 2017 Mar 1.



Discovery of an enzyme and substrate selective inhibitor of ADAM10 using an exosite-binding glycosylated substrate.

Madoux F, Dreymuller D, Pettiloud JP, Santos R, Becker-Pauly C, Ludwig A, Fields GB, Bannister T, Spicer TP, Cudic M, Scampavia LD, Minond D.

Sci Rep. 2016 Dec 5;6(1):11. doi: 10.1038/s41598-016-0013-4.



Dorsal root ganglia neurite outgrowth measured as a function of changes in microelectrode array resistance.

Renna JM, Stukel JM, Kuntz Willits R, Engeberg ED.

PLoS One. 2017 Apr 13;12(4):e0175550. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175550. eCollection 2017.



Serotonin and Serotonin Transporters in the Adrenal Medulla: A Potential Hub for Modulation of the Sympathetic Stress Response.

Brindley RL, Bauer MB, Blakely RD, Currie KPM.

ACS Chem Neurosci. 2017 May 17;8(5):943-954. doi: 10.1021/acschemneuro.7b00026. Epub 2017 Apr 13.



 Second Generation Triple-Helical Peptide Inhibitors of Matrix Metalloproteinases.

Bhowmick M, Tokmina-Roszyk D, Onwuha-Ekpete L, Harmon K, Robichaud T, Fuerst R, Stawikowska R, Steffensen B, Roush W, Wong HR, Fields GB.

J Med Chem. 2017 May 11;60(9):3814-3827. doi: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.7b00018. Epub 2017 Apr 19.




Tissue uptake, distribution and excretion of brevetoxin-3 after oral and intratracheal exposure in the freshwater turtle Trachemys scripta and the diamondback terrapin Malaclemys terrapin.

Cocilova CC, Flewelling LJ, Bossart GD, Granholm AA, Milton SL.

Aquat Toxicol. 2017 Jun;187:29-37. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2017.03.003. Epub 2017 Mar 7.



Immune System Activation and Depression: Roles of Serotonin in the Central Nervous System and Periphery.

Robson MJ, Quinlan MA, Blakely RD.

ACS Chem Neurosci. 2017 May 17;8(5):932-942. doi: 10.1021/acschemneuro.6b00412. Epub 2017 Apr 3.



An autism-associated serotonin transporter variant disrupts multisensory processing.

Siemann JK, Muller CL, Forsberg CG, Blakely RD, Veenstra-VanderWeele J, Wallace MT.

Transl Psychiatry. 2017 Mar 21;7(3):e1067. doi: 10.1038/tp.2017.17.



Top-down cortical interactions in visuospatial attention.

Meehan TP, Bressler SL, Tang W, Astafiev SV, Sylvester CM, Shulman GL, Corbetta M.

Brain Struct Funct. 2017 Mar 20. doi: 10.1007/s00429-017-1390-6. [Epub ahead of print]



Determining the Substrate Specificity of Matrix Metalloproteases using Fluorogenic Peptide Substrates.

Stawikowski MJ, Knapinska AM, Fields GB.

Methods Mol Biol. 2017;1579:137-183. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6863-3_8.



GABAergic Neurons in Ferret Visual Cortex Participate in Functionally Specific Networks.

Wilson DE, Smith GB, Jacob AL, Walker T, Dimidschstein J, Fishell G, Fitzpatrick D.

Neuron. 2017 Mar 8;93(5):1058-1065.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.02.035.




Sucralose Suppresses Food Intake.

Park JH, Carvalho GB, Murphy KR, Ehrlich MR, Ja WW.

Cell Metab. 2017 Mar 7;25(3):484-485. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2017.02.011. No abstract available. 


Unresponsive Choline Transporter as a Trait Neuromarker and a Causal Mediator of Bottom-Up Attentional Biases.

Koshy Cherian A, Kucinski A, Pitchers K, Yegla B, Parikh V, Kim Y, Valuskova P, Gurnani S, Lindsley CW, Blakely RD, Sarter M.

J Neurosci. 2017 Mar 15;37(11):2947-2959. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3499-16.2017. Epub 2017 Feb 13.



Developing a novel epileptic discharge localization algorithm for electroencephalogram infantile spasms during hypsarrhythmia.

Traitruengsakul S, Seltzer LE, Paciorkowski AR, Ghoraani B.

Med Biol Eng Comput. 2017 Sep;55(9):1659-1668. doi: 10.1007/s11517-017-1616-z. Epub 2017 Feb 9.



Effect of a hallucinogenic serotonin 5-HT2A receptor agonist on visually guided, hippocampal-dependent spatial cognition in C57BL/6J mice.

Zhang G, Cinalli D, Stackman RW Jr.

Hippocampus. 2017 May;27(5):558-569. doi: 10.1002/hipo.22712. Epub 2017 Mar 2.



Dr. Eugene Roberts.

Salvaterra PM, Wu JY.

J Neurochem. 2017 Mar;140(6):977-978. doi: 10.1111/jnc.13944. Epub 2017 Feb 7.



Axon Termination, Pruning, and Synaptogenesis in the Giant Fiber System of Drosophila melanogaster Is Promoted by Highwire.

Borgen M, Rowland K, Boerner J, Lloyd B, Khan A, Murphey R.

Genetics. 2017 Mar;205(3):1229-1245. doi: 10.1534/genetics.116.197343. Epub 2017 Jan 18.



Blockade of Serotonin 5-HT2A Receptors Suppresses Behavioral Sensitization and Naloxone-Precipitated Withdrawal Symptoms in Morphine-Treated Mice.

Pang G, Wu X, Tao X, Mao R, Liu X, Zhang YM, Li G, Stackman RW Jr, Dong L, Zhang G.

Front Pharmacol. 2016 Dec 26;7:514. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2016.00514. eCollection 2016.



An Analysis of Two Genome-wide Association Meta-analyses Identifies a New Locus for Broad Depression Phenotype.

Direk N, Williams S, Smith JA, Ripke S, Air T, Amare AT, Amin N, Baune BT, Bennett DA, Blackwood DHR, Boomsma D, Breen G, Buttenschøn HN, Byrne EM, Børglum AD, Castelao E, Cichon S, Clarke TK, Cornelis MC, Dannlowski U, De Jager PL, Demirkan A, Domenici E, van Duijn CM, Dunn EC, Eriksson JG, Esko T, Faul JD, Ferrucci L, Fornage M, de Geus E, Gill M, Gordon SD, Grabe HJ, van Grootheest G, Hamilton SP, Hartman CA, Heath AC, Hek K, Hofman A, Homuth G, Horn C, Jan Hottenga J, Kardia SLR, Kloiber S, Koenen K, Kutalik Z, Ladwig KH, Lahti J, Levinson DF, Lewis CM, Lewis G, Li QS, Llewellyn DJ, Lucae S, Lunetta KL, MacIntyre DJ, Madden P, Martin NG, McIntosh AM, Metspalu A, Milaneschi Y, Montgomery GW, Mors O, Mosley TH Jr, Murabito JM, Müller-Myhsok B, Nöthen MM, Nyholt DR, O'Donovan MC, Penninx BW, Pergadia ML, Perlis R, Potash JB, Preisig M, Purcell SM, Quiroz JA, Räikkönen K, Rice JP, Rietschel M, Rivera M, Schulze TG, Shi J, Shyn S, Sinnamon GC, Smit JH, Smoller JW, Snieder H, Tanaka T, Tansey KE, Teumer A, Uher R, Umbricht D, Van der Auwera S, Ware EB, Weir DR, Weissman MM, Willemsen G, Yang J, Zhao W, Tiemeier H, Sullivan PF.

Biol Psychiatry. 2017 Sep 1;82(5):322-329. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2016.11.013. Epub 2016 Dec 8.



A novel method for extraction of neural response from single channel cochlear implant auditory evoked potentials.

Sinkiewicz D, Friesen L, Ghoraani B.

Med Eng Phys. 2017 Feb;40:47-55. doi: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2016.11.009. Epub 2016 Dec 20.