2021 Research

Here is a sample of Pitt research published in 2021 in journals with impact factors of 5 or higher. Click on the journal title to read a specific PubMed citation. 

Biol Psychiatry. 2021 Feb 1
Prepubertal Environmental Enrichment Prevents Dopamine Dysregulation and Hippocampal Hyperactivity in MAM Schizophrenia Model Rats
Xiyu Zhu, Anthony A Grace

Biol Psychiatry. 2021 Jan 15
Considerations When Characterizing Adolescent Neurocognitive Development
Beatriz Luna, Brenden Tervo-Clemmens, Finnegan J Calabro 

Schizophr Bull. 2021 Jan 14
Similarities in Cortical Transcriptome Alterations Between Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Are Related to the Presence of Psychosis
John F Enwright, David A Lewis 

Transl Psychiatry. 2021 Jan 12;
Involvement of the nuclear factor-κB transcriptional complex in prefrontal cortex immune activation in bipolar disorder
Kaitlyn M Roman, Aaron K Jenkins, David A Lewis, David W Volk 

J Neurosci. 2021 Jan 12
AMPA and NMDA Receptor Trafficking at Cocaine-Generated Synapses
Yao Q Wang, Yanhua H Huang, Saju Balakrishnan, Li-Dong Liu, Yu Tian Wang, Eric J Nestle,, Oliver M Schlüter, Yan Dong 

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 Jan 12
Diurnal rhythms across the human dorsal and ventral striatum
Kyle D Ketchesin, Wei Zong, Mariah A Hildebrand, Marianne L Seney, Kelly M Cahill, Madeline R Scott, Vaishnavi G Shankar, Jill R Glausier, David A Lewis, George C Tseng, Colleen A McClung

Neurobiol Dis. 2021 Jan 9
nhibition of TGFβ-activated kinase 1 promotes inflammation-resolving microglial/macrophage responses and recovery after stroke in ovariectomized female mice
Yaan Liu, Sicheng Li, Rongrong Wang, Hongjian Pu, Yongfang Zhao, Qing Ye, Yejie Shi 

Autophagy. 2021 Jan 6.
BNIP3L-mediated mitophagy is required for mitochondrial remodeling during the differentiation of optic nerve oligodendrocytes
Meysam Yazdankhah, Sayan Ghosh, Peng Shang, Nadezda Stepicheva, Stacey Hose, Haitao Liu, Xitiz Chamling, Shenghe Tian, Mara L G Sullivan, Michael Joseph Calderon, Christopher S Fitting, Joseph Weiss, Ashwath Jayagopal, James T Handa, José-Alain Sahel, J Samuel Zigler Jr Paul R Kinchington, Donald J Zack, Debasish Sinha 

Neurology. 2021 Jan 4
Cell Therapy for Chronic TBI: Interim Analysis of the Randomized Controlled STEMTRA Trial
Masahito Kawabori, Alan H Weintraub, Hideaki Imai, Laroslav Zinkevych, Peter McAllister, Gary K Steinberg, Benjamin M Frishberg, Takao Yasuhara, Jefferson W Chen, Steven C Cramer, Achal S Achrol, Neil E Schwartz, Jun Suenaga, Daniel C Lu, Ihor Semeniv, Hajime Nakamura, Douglas Kondziolka, Dai Chida, Takehiko Kaneko, Yasuaki Karasawa, Susan Paadre, Bijan Nejadnik, Damien Bates, Anthony H Stonehouse, R Mark Richardson, David O Okonkwo

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sc. 2021 Jan 4
Time-dependent spatial specificity of high-resolution fMRI: insights into mesoscopic neurovascular coupling
Mitsuhiro Fukuda, Alexander J Poplawsky, Seong-Gi Kim

Neuropsychopharmacology. 2021 January
Critical roles for developmental hormones and genetic sex in stress-induced transcriptional changes associated with depression
Marianne L Seney, Ryan W Logan

Methods Mol Biol. 2021
Measuring the Effects of Circadian Rhythm-Related Manipulations on Depression-Like Behavior in Rodents: Forced Swim and Tail Suspension Tests
Chelsea A Vadnie, Lauren M DePoy, Colleen A McClung