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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
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
Interdisciplinary 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
Breathing Inhibited When Seizures Spread to the Amygdala and upon Amygdala Stimulation..
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.
2015 July 15. 35(28):10281-9.
5-HT2A receptor activation is necessary for CO2-induced arousal..
Journal of neurophysiology.
2015 July 1. 114(1):233-43.
Central serotonergic neurons activate and recruit thermogenic brown and beige fat and regulate glucose and lipid homeostasis..
2015 May 5. 21(5):692-705.
Functional and developmental identification of a molecular subtype of brain serotonergic neuron specialized to regulate breathing dynamics.
2014 December 24. 9(6):2152-65.
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.
Impaired respiratory and body temperature control upon acute serotonergic neuron inhibition..
Science (New York, N.Y.).
2011 July 29. 333(6042):637-42.
Central serotonin neurons are required for arousal to CO2..
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
2010 September 14. 107(37):16354-9.
The brainstem and serotonin in the sudden infant death syndrome..
Annual review of pathology.
2009 January 1. 4:517-50.
Nonvesicular inhibitory neurotransmission via reversal of the GABA transporter GAT-1..
2007 December 6. 56(5):851-65.
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