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Specialty: Breathing Control DisordersThe Roy J. Carver Chair in NeuroscienceDirector: Clinical Neuroscientist Training Program in NeurologyHead, Department of NeurologyProfessor of NeurologyProfessor of
Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Primary Office: 2151-A1 RCPIowa City, IA 52242
Lab: 1000 MLIowa City, IA 52242
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb: Richerson Laboratory
BS, Aerospace Engineering, Iowa State UniversityMD, Medicine, University of IowaPhD, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Iowa
Internship, Waterbury Hospital Health CenterResidency, Neurology Chief Resident, Yale-New Haven Hospital
Physician's and Surgeon's License, Connecticut Board of HealthPhysician's and Surgeon's License, Iowa Board of MedicineDiplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Biosciences Graduate ProgramInterdisciplinary Graduate Program in Molecular and Cellular BiologyInterdisciplinary Graduate Program in NeuroscienceInterdisciplinary Graduate Program in Translational BiomedicineMedical Scientist Training Program
Sudden death in epilepsy (SUDEP) and infants (SIDS), GABA mechanisms in epilepsy, Non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease, Control of breathing, Sleep, Serotonin, Brainstem mechanisms
Prenatal-perinatal Nicotine Alters Neonatal Raphe Neurons: Meaning for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology.
2015 February 19.
Isoflurane abolishes spontaneous firing of serotonin neurons and masks their pH/CO2 chemosensitivity.
Journal of neurophysiology.
2015 February 18.
Functional and developmental identification of a molecular subtype of brain serotonergic neuron specialized to regulate breathing dynamics.
2014 December 24. 9(6):2152-65.
Diphtheria toxin treatment of Pet-1-Cre floxed diphtheria toxin receptor mice disrupts thermoregulation without affecting respiratory chemoreception.
2014 October 24. 279:65-76.
Serotonin neurones have anti-convulsant effects and reduce seizure-induced mortality.
The Journal of physiology.
2014 October 1. 592(Pt 19):4395-410.
Mechanisms of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: the pathway to prevention.
Nature reviews. Neurology.
2014 May 1. 10(5):271-82.
Localization and behaviors in null mice suggest that ASIC1 and ASIC2 modulate responses to aversive stimuli.
Genes, brain, and behavior.
2014 February 1. 13(2):179-94.
Dual effects of 5-HT(1a) receptor activation on breathing in neonatal mice.
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.
2014 January 1. 34(1):51-9.
Serotonin neurons and central respiratory chemoreception: where are we now?.
Progress in brain research.
2014 January 1. 209:207-33.
Medullary serotonin neurons are CO2 sensitive in situ.
Journal of neurophysiology.
2013 December 1. 110(11):2536-44.
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