Recent Submissions

  • Chemogenetic inhibition of cells in the paramedian midbrain tegmentum increases locomotor activity in rats. 

    Wirtshafter, D; Stratford, TR (Elsevier Inc., 2016-02-01)
    Pronounced hyperactivity can be produced by lesions or pharmacological inhibition of cells in the median raphe nucleus (MR) located in the paramedian midbrain tegmentum. In the current study we examined whether a similar ...
  • Intersectin 1 contributes to phenotypes in vivo: implications for Down Syndrome 

    Hunter, Michael P.; Nelson, Marianela; Kurzer, Michael; Wang, Xuerong; Kryscio, Richard J.; Head, Elizabeth; Pinna, Graziano; O’Bryan, John P. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2011-10)
    Intersectin 1 (ITSN1) is a chromosome 21 (HSA21) gene product encoding a multidomain scaffold protein that functions in endocytosis, signal transduction and is implicated in Down Syndrome, Alzheimer’s Disease, and ...
  • Blunted Neuronal Calcium Response to Hypoxia in Naked Mole-Rat Hippocampus 

    Peterson, Bethany L.; Larson, John; Buffenstein, Rochelle; Park, Thomas J.; Fall, Christopher P. (Public Library of Science, 2012-02)
    Naked mole-rats are highly social and strictly subterranean rodents that live in large communal colonies in sealed and chronically oxygen-depleted burrows. Brain slices from naked mole-rats show extreme tolerance to hypoxia ...
  • Progressive Resistance Exercise and Parkinson’s Disease: A Review of PotentialMechanisms 

    David, Fabian J.; Rafferty, Miriam R.; Robichaud, Julie A.; Prodoehl, Janey; Kohrt, Wendy M.; Vaillancourt, David E.; Corcos, Daniel M. (SAGE-Hindawi Access to Research, 2012)
    This paper reviews the therapeutically beneficial effects of progressive resistance exercise (PRE) on Parkinson’s disease (PD). First, this paper discusses the rationale for PRE in PD.Within the first section, the review ...