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Specialty: Parkinson's DiseaseAssistant Director: Clinical Neuroscientist Training Program in NeurologyAssistant Director: Residency Program in NeurologyAssistant Professor of Neurology
Primary Office: 2110 Med LabsIowa City, IA 52242
Email: email@example.comWeb: Narayanan Laboratory
BA, Human Biology, Stanford UniversityMD, Medicine, Yale UniversityPhD, Neuroscience, Yale University
Internship, Medicine, Hospital of St. RaphaelResidency, Neurology, Yale Medical SchoolPost Doctorate, Yale Medical School
Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience
The specific problem we are interested is cognitive dysfunction in Parkinsons disease. Our current research focuses on the influence of dopamine on prefrontal networks controlling cognitive behaviors such as timing and performance monitoring. We combine ensemble recording from populations of neurons in awake, behaving animals with specific manipulations using techniques such as optogenetic stimulation, targeted pharmacology, or selective genetic disruption with RNA interference. We hope to identify new treatment strategies that can be translated to a clinical setting.
Aging Mind and Brain Initiative
Thrombolysis for acute stroke in patients with vasculitis: case report and literature discussion..
Clinical neurology and neurosurgery.
2013 March. 115(3):351-3.
Prefrontal D1 dopamine signaling is required for temporal control..
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
2012 December. 109(50):20726-31.
Teaching NeuroImages: CNS actinomycosis in an immunocompetent patient..
2012 September. 79(10):e85.
Ipsilateral synkinesia involves the supplementary motor area..
2012 August. 523(2):135-8.
Capacity-speed relationships in prefrontal cortex..
Regulation of nucleus accumbens activity by the hypothalamic neuropeptide melanin-concentrating hormone..
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.
2010 June. 30(24):8263-73.
Metabolic hormones, dopamine circuits, and feeding..
Frontiers in neuroendocrinology.
2010 January. 31(1):104-12.
Past performance is indicative of future returns..
2009 July. 63(2):146-8.
Methods for studying functional interactions among neuronal populations..
Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.).
Neuronal correlates of post-error slowing in the rat dorsomedial prefrontal cortex..
Journal of neurophysiology.
2008 July. 100(1):520-5.
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