Recent publications

Below are recent publications by Berkeley Neuroscience faculty. Click here to view all faculty publications on PubMed.

TGFβ signaling is associated with changes in inflammatory gene expression and perineuronal net degradation around inhibitory neurons following various neurological insults.

Related Articles TGFβ signaling is associated with changes in inflammatory gene expression and perineuronal net degradation around inhibitory neurons following various neurological insults. Sci Rep. 2017 08 09;7(1):7711 Authors: Kim SY, Senatorov VV, Morrissey CS, Lippmann K, Vazquez O, Milikovsky DZ, Gu F, Parada I, Prince DA, Becker AJ, Heinemann U, Friedman A, Kaufer D […]

Feasibility and outcome of an individualized Tai Chi program for improving balance and strength in the elderly: A pilot study.

Related Articles Feasibility and outcome of an individualized Tai Chi program for improving balance and strength in the elderly: A pilot study. NeuroRehabilitation. 2018;43(4):509-518 Authors: Sung WH, Liu CC, Wei SH, Chuang LR, Chuang E, Wang KA, Wang JC Abstract BACKGROUND: Traditional Tai Chi is too complex for most elderly individuals. There have been few […]

Abnormal Sleep Architecture and Hippocampal Circuit Dysfunction in a Mouse Model of Fragile X Syndrome.

Related Articles Abnormal Sleep Architecture and Hippocampal Circuit Dysfunction in a Mouse Model of Fragile X Syndrome. Neuroscience. 2018 08 01;384:275-289 Authors: Boone CE, Davoudi H, Harrold JB, Foster DJ Abstract Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is the most common heritable cause of intellectual disability and single-gene cause of autism spectrum disorder. The Fmr1 null mouse […]

RDH1 suppresses adiposity by promoting brown adipose adaptation to fasting and re-feeding.

Related Articles RDH1 suppresses adiposity by promoting brown adipose adaptation to fasting and re-feeding. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2019 Feb 20;: Authors: Krois CR, Vuckovic MG, Huang P, Zaversnik C, Liu CS, Gibson CE, Wheeler MR, Obrochta KM, Min JH, Herber CB, Thompson AC, Shah ID, Gordon SP, Hellerstein MK, Napoli JL Abstract RDH1 is […]

Vive ut Numquam Moriturus: Tweaking Translational Control to Regulate Longevity.

Vive ut Numquam Moriturus: Tweaking Translational Control to Regulate Longevity. Mol Cell. 2019 Feb 21;73(4):643-644 Authors: Bar-Ziv R, Nguyen NT, Dillin A Abstract Molecular mechanisms regulating aging at the post-transcriptional level are not clear. In this issue of Molecular Cell,D’Amico et al. (2019) demonstrate that the translational inhibition of mitochondrial fission factor (MFF) regulates cellular homeostasis […]

Planning Face, Hand, and Leg Movements: Anatomical Constraints on Preparatory Inhibition.

Planning Face, Hand, and Leg Movements: Anatomical Constraints on Preparatory Inhibition. J Neurophysiol. 2019 Feb 20;: Authors: Labruna L, Tischler C, Cazares C, Greenhouse I, Duqué J, Lebon F, Ivry RB Abstract Motor-evoked potentials (MEPs), elicited by Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) over the motor cortex, are reduced during the preparatory period in delayed response tasks. […]

Patients with basal ganglia damage show preserved learning in an economic game.

Related Articles Patients with basal ganglia damage show preserved learning in an economic game. Nat Commun. 2019 Feb 18;10(1):802 Authors: Zhu L, Jiang Y, Scabini D, Knight RT, Hsu M Abstract Both basal ganglia (BG) and orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) have been widely implicated in social and non-social decision-making. However, unlike OFC damage, BG pathology is […]

Neuroscience: Sex Hormones at Work in the Neocortex.

Related Articles Neuroscience: Sex Hormones at Work in the Neocortex. Curr Biol. 2019 Feb 18;29(4):R122-R125 Authors: Delevich K, Piekarski D, Wilbrecht L Abstract Sex hormones have easy access to the brain and their receptors are expressed by cortical neurons. Until recently, little was known about what impact, if any, they have on cortical processing. New data […]

Editorial for special issue on MRI phase contrast and quantitative susceptibility mapping.

Related Articles Editorial for special issue on MRI phase contrast and quantitative susceptibility mapping. NMR Biomed. 2017 04;30(4): Authors: Liu C, Bowtell R, Schenck J PMID: 28303663 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]