Recent Publications


Phrenic-specific transcriptional programs shape respiratory motor output

eLife 2020;9:e52859,  Jan 16, 2020



Coupling of terminal differentiation deficit with neurodegenerative pathology in Vps35-deficient pyramidal neurons

Cell Death & Differentiation, Published: 06 January 2020


Functional Specialization of Interneuron Dendrites: Identification of Action Potential Initiation Zone in Axonless Olfactory Bulb Granule Cells

The Journal of Neurosciences, 4 December 2019, 39 (49) 9674-9688

Nature Communications volume 10, Article number: 5575 (2019)

The calcium channel subunit α2δ-3 organizes synapses via an activity-dependent and autocrine BMP signaling pathway

Nature Communications,10, 5575 (2019) 



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Cullin 3, a risk gene of autism and schizophrenia, in protein translation for E-I balance and regulation of social and anxiety-like behaviors.

Neuron, November 25, 2019

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eLife 2019;8:e49180

A mechanism in Agrin signaling revealed by a prevalent Rapsyn mutation in congenital myasthenic syndrome

eLife 2019;8:e49180

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Lmx1b is required at multiple stages to build expansive serotonergic axon architectures

eLife 2019;8:e48788

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Neogenin-loss in neural crest cells results in persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous formation

Journal of Molecular Cell Biology, 23 July 2019
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Agrin-Lrp4-Ror2 signaling regulates adult hippocampal neurogenesis in mice

Elife. 2019 Jul 3;8.
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pHluorin-BACE1-mCherry Acts as a Reporter for the Intracellular Distribution of Active BACE1 In Vitro and In Vivo

Cells. 2019 May 17;8(5)

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Genetic recovery of ErbB4 in adulthood partially restores brain functions in null mice

PNAS December 18, 2018 115 (51) 13105-13110
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Selective attenuation of Ether-a-go-go related K+ currents by endogenous acetylcholine reduces spike-frequency adaptation and network correlation

Elife. 2019 Apr 29;8.

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Dying Neurons Utilize Innate Immune Signaling to Prime Glia for Phagocytosis during Development 

Developmental Cell | 48(4):506-22. Featured article; Cover article

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Lack of myosin X enhances osteoclastogenesis and increases cell surface Unc5b in osteoclast-lineage cells

Journal of Bone and Mineral Research (JBMR) | 15 January 2019, 34(5):939-954 |

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Macrophage biology in the peripheral nervous system after injury

Progress in Neurobiology | 173, Pages 102-121, 2019

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Sarcoglycan Alpha Mitigation of Neuromuscular Junction Decline in Aged Mice by Stabilizing Lrp4.

J. Neurosci. | 2018 Oct 10;38(41):8860-8873

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Neogenin in amygdala for neuronal activity and fear memory.

J. Neurosci. |  2018 Oct 31;38(44):9600-9613

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Motoneuron Wnts regulate neuromuscular junction development.

eLife. | August 2018

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Regulation of Synapse Development by Vgat Deletion from ErbB4-Positive Interneurons.

J. Neurosci. | March 2018

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Induction of anti-agrin antibodies causes myasthenia gravis in mice.

Neuroscience | March 2018

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Image of mouse experiment in grey with mouse on black lines with blue cord connected to brain on one end and small blue circular divise on other, in grey box with two walls, the farthest with five dots running on the bottom, with the second lighting yellow which says Cue, and the word Attention above the dots

Dynamic ErbB4 Activity in Hippocampal-Prefrontal Synchrony and Top-down Attention in Rodents

Neuron | April 2018

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Image of vesicle release, with two vesicles, one being released into an area labeld SNAP25, and one labeled VAMP2 floating freely.  There are also colored bars, a blue one pointing to vesicle VAMP2 labeled Syntaxin, a red and pink one on, and crossing the grey line below labeled Nrg3, a red, two purple and one blue bar above the word SNAP25, and two purple bars on the grey line on botton right

Controlling of glutamate release by neuregulin3 via inhibiting the assembly of the SNARE complex

PNAS | March 2018

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Diagram titled beyond retrograde: autocrine signals provide feed-forward signal amplification. First with neuron in grey, transmitters in red, with rectangular area labeled Survival Morphology Function.  Other labelled Transient retrograde cues promote feed-forward autocrine signals, with two neurons and synaptic areas, with blue transmission in first and green in other, with black arrows lightning bolt and label Morphology Function in bottom right.

What neurons tell themselves: autocrine signals play essential roles in neuronal development and function

Current Opinion in Neurobiology | March 2018

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Rodent Neocortical Pyramidal Cell ERG readings, first in blue labeled CCh on line with -69 a black line labeled 200pA, then a second in orange labeled + Erg Toxin1 with a two line key in black, with horizontal labeled 2s and vertical labeled 20mV on right

Modulation of Ether-a-Go-Go (ERG) Current Governs Intrinsic Persistent Activity in Rodent Neocortical Pyramidal Cell

Journal of Neuroscience | January 2018

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Activation of the Medial Prefrontal Cortex Reverses Cognitive and Respiratory Symptoms in a Mouse Model of Rett Syndrome

eNeuro | January 2018

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Cover of Trends in Genetics magazine, volume 34 number 1, January 2018, ISSN 0168-9525 by cellpress reviews, with two young orange black and white foxes playing on botton right, with label FoxOs and Neuronal Plasticity in center, with black radiating branches with black areas on white background as background.  all text in orange.

Keeping Neurons Young and Foxy: FoxOs Promote Neuronal Plasticity

Trends in Genetics | January 2018

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Neuronal diagram with neurons in green and red with blue nuclei, with red arrows and red dotted lines showing directionaligy, labeled left to right Nestin+/GFAp+(r-NSC), neogenin, Gli1, Mcm2+(nr-NSC), GFAP+(As), neogenin, DCX+(im-N), NeuN+(m-N), mEPSCs in DG, Depression

Neogenin, a regulator of adult hippocampal neurogenesis, prevents depressive-like behavior

Cell Death and Disease | January 2018

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two tissue images, first labled Ctrl with 200um key, second labeled Lrp4 GFAP-CreER with 200um key, then bar graph x-axis Ctrl and Lrp4 GFAP-GreER and y-axis GFAP+ astrocytes per mm2 ranged 0, 200, 400, 600. Ctrl bar raised to 500 and Lrp4 GFAP-CreER raised to 250

Astrocytic Lrp4 contributes to ischemia-induced brain injury by regulating ATP release and adenosine-A2AR signaling

Stroke | January 2018

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