2018 Research

Here is a sample of Pitt research published in 2018 in journals with impact factors of 5 or higher. Click on the journal title to read a specific PubMed citation.

Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2018 Mar 2
The biological and behavioral computations that influence dopamine responses.
Stauffer WR

Lancet Respir Med. 2018 March
Clinical phenotypes of delirium during critical illness and severity of subsequent long-term cognitive impairment: a prospective cohort study.
Girard TD, Thompson JL, Pandharipande PP, Brummel NE, Jackson JC, Patel MB, Hughes CG, Chandrasekhar R, Pun BT, Boehm LM, Elstad MR, Goodman RB, Bernard GR, Dittus RS, Ely EW

Alzheimers Dement. 2018 Feb 22
Early striatal amyloid deposition distinguishes Down syndrome and autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease from late-onset amyloid deposition.
Cohen AD, McDade E, Christian B, Price J, Mathis C, Klunk W, Handen BL

Biomaterials. 2018 Feb 20
In vivo spatiotemporal dynamics of NG2 glia activity caused by neural electrode implantation.
Wellman SM, Kozai TDY

J Neurotrauma. 2018 Feb 17
Central Infusion of IGF-1 Increases Hippocampal Neurogenesis and Improves Neurobehavioral Function following Traumatic Brain Injury.
Carlson SW, Saatman KE

Hum Mol Genet. 2018 Feb 8
Traumatic injury induces Stress Granule Formation and enhances Motor Dysfunctions in ALS/FTD Models.Anderson EN, Gochenaur L, Singh A, Grant R, Patel K, Watkins S, Wu JY, Pandey UB

Ophthalmology. 2018 Feb 6
Safety of rAAV2/2-ND4 Gene Therapy for Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy.
Vignal C, Uretsky S, Fitoussi S, Galy A, Blouin L, Girmens JF, Bidot S, Thomasson N, Bouquet C, Valero S, Meunier S, Combal JP, Gilly B, Katz B, Sahel JA

Cereb Cortex. 2018 Feb 3
Training and Spontaneous Reinforcement of Neuronal Assemblies by Spike Timing Plasticity.
Ocker GK, Doiron B

Biol Psychiatry. 2018 Jan 31
Presynaptic Effects of N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptors Enhance Parvalbumin Cell-Mediated Inhibition of Pyramidal Cells in Mouse Prefrontal Cortex.
Pafundo DE, Miyamae T, Lewis DA, Gonzalez-Burgos G

Biomaterials. 2018 Jan 31
Unique electrophysiological and impedance signatures between encapsulation types: An analysis of biological Utah array failure and benefit of a biomimetic coating in a rat model.
Cody PA, Eles JR, Lagenaur CF, Kozai TDY, Cui XT

Neuroimage. 2018 Jan 29
Incentives facilitate developmental improvement in inhibitory control by modulating control-related networks.
Hallquist MN, Geier CF, Luna B

Schizophr Bull. 2018 Jan 29
The Circuitry of Dopamine System Regulation and its Disruption in Schizophrenia: Insights Into Treatment and Prevention.
Grace AA, Gomes FV

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jan 29
Myopic (HD-PTP, PTPN23) selectively regulates synaptic neuropeptide release.
Bulgari D, Jha A, Deitcher DL, Levitan ES

Science. 2018 Jan 26
Learning and attention reveal a general relationship between population activity and behavior.
Ni AM, Ruff DA, Alberts JJ, Symmonds J, Cohen MR

Mol Neurobiol. 2018 Jan 25
Drug Targets in Neurotrophin Signaling in the Central and Peripheral Nervous System.
Kashyap MP, Roberts C, Waseem M, Tyagi P

Ophthalmology. 2018 Jan 17
Gaze-Evoked Deformations in Optic Nerve Head Drusen: Repetitive Shearing as a Potential Factor in the Visual and Vascular Complications.
Sibony PA, Wei J, Sigal IA

J Neurosci. 2018 Jan 15
Nonlinear relationship between spike-dependent calcium influx and TRPC channel activation enables robust persistent spiking in neurons of the anterior cingulate cortex.
Ratté S, Karnup S, Prescott SA

Neuroimage. 2018 Jan 12
Insulin sensitivity predicts brain network connectivity following a meal.
Ryan JP, Karim HT, Aizenstein HJ, Helbling NL, Toledo FGS

Neuropsychopharmacology. 2018 Jan 10
A Role for Prefrontal Cortical NMDA Receptors in Murine Alcohol-Heightened Aggression.
Torregrossa MM

J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2018 Jan 8
Substance use through adolescence into early adulthood after childhood-diagnosed ADHD: findings from the MTA longitudinal study.
Molina BSG, Howard AL, Swanson JM, Stehli A, Mitchell JT, Kennedy TM, Epstein JN, Arnold LE, Hechtman L, Vitiello B, Hoza B

Trends Cogn Sci. 2018 Jan 2
Beyond Functional Connectivity: Investigating Networks of Multivariate Representations.
Anzellotti S, Coutanche MN

Pain. 2018 Jan 2
Itch and neuropathic itch.
Hachisuka J, Chiang MC, Ross SE

J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2018 Jan 1
Protective effects of sulforaphane in experimental vascular cognitive impairment: Contribution of the Nrf2 pathway.
Mao L, Yang T, Li X, Lei X, Sun Y, Zhao Y, Zhang W, Gao Y, Sun B, Zhang F

J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2018 Jan 1
Optogenetic investigation of the variable neurovascular coupling along the interhemispheric circuits.
Iordanova B, Vazquez A, Kozai TD, Fukuda M, Kim SG

Cereb Cortex. 2018 Jan 1
Inhibitory Modulation of Orbitofrontal Cortex on Medial Prefrontal Cortex-Amygdala Information Flow.
Chang CH, Grace AA

J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2018 Jan 1
Cerebral microcirculatory alterations and the no-reflow phenomenon in vivo after experimental pediatric cardiac arrest.
Li L, Poloyac SM, Waltkins SC, St Croix CM, Alexander H, Gibson GA, Loughran PA, Kirisci L2 Clark R, Kochanek PM, Vazquez AL, Manole MD

Glia. 2018 January
Selective knockout of astrocytic Na+ /H+ exchanger isoform 1 reduces astrogliosis, BBB damage, infarction, and improves neurological function after ischemic stroke.
Begum G, Song S, Wang S, Zhao H, Bhuiyan MIH, Li E, Nepomuceno R, Ye Q, Sun M, Calderon MJ, Stolz DB, St Croix C, Watkins SC, Chen Y, He P, Shull GE, Sun D

Behav Brain Sci. 2018 January
Infants discriminate number: Evidence against the prerequisite of visual object individuation and the primacy of continuous magnitude.
Libertus ME, Braham EJ, Liu R