Pitt investigators publish more than 500 neuroscience-related research articles per year. Click on the journal title to read a specific PubMed citation for 2014.  This list is a sample of Pitt research published in journals with an impact factor of 5 or higher.


J Neurosci. 2014 Dec 3
Global cognitive factors modulate correlated response variability between V4 neurons.
Ruff DA1, Cohen MR2.

Biomaterials. 2014 Dec
Effects of caspase-1 knockout on chronic neural recording quality and longevity: insight into cellular and molecular mechanisms of the reactive tissue response.
Kozai TD1, Li X2, Bodily LM3, Caparosa EM3, Zenonos GA3, Carlisle DL3, Friedlander RM3, Cui XT4.

J Neurosci. 2014 Nov 5
Development of intrinsic connectivity in the central nucleus of the mouse inferior colliculus.
Sturm J1, Nguyen T2, Kandler K3.

Nat Neurosci. 2014 Nov
Attention can either increase or decrease spike count correlations in visual cortex.
Ruff DA1, Cohen MR1.

Neurobiol Dis. 2014 Oct
Mitochondrial DNA damage: molecular marker of vulnerable nigral neurons in Parkinson's disease.
Sanders LH1, McCoy J1, Hu X1, Mastroberardino PG2, Dickinson BC3, Chang CJ4, Chu CT5, Van Houten B6, Greenamyre JT7.

Neurobiol Dis. 2014 October
Transient muscarinic and glutamatergic stimulation of neural stem cells triggers acute and persistent changes in differentiation.
Samarasinghe RA1, Kanuparthi PS2, Timothy Greenamyre J3, DeFranco DB4, Di Maio R3.

Am J Psychiatry. 2014 September
Lower expression of glutamic acid decarboxylase 67 in the prefrontal cortex in schizophrenia: contribution of altered regulation by Zif268.
Kimoto S, Bazmi HH, Lewis DA.

Nature. 2014 Aug 28
Neural constraints on learning.
Sadtler PT1, Quick KM1, Golub MD2, Chase SM3, Ryu SI4, Tyler-Kabara EC5, Yu BM6, Batista AP7.

J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2014 Aug
The influence of genetic variants on striatal dopamine transporter and D2 receptor binding after TBI.
Wagner AK1, Scanlon JM2, Becker CR3, Ritter AC2, Niyonkuru C2, Dixon CE4, Conley YP5, Price JC3.

J Neurosci. 2014 Jul 16
Cortical neurodynamics of inhibitory control.
Hwang K1, Ghuman AS2, Manoach DS3, Jones SR4, Luna B5.

Nat Neurosci. 2014 Jun
Inhibition of mitochondrial protein import by mutant huntingtin.
Yano H1, Baranov SV2, Baranova OV2, Kim J2, Pan Y3, Yablonska S2, Carlisle DL2, Ferrante RJ2, Kim AH4, Friedlander RM5.

Neuron. 2014 May 21
The precise temporal pattern of prehearing spontaneous activity is necessary for tonotopic map refinement.
Clause A1, Kim G2, Sonntag M3, Weisz CJ4, Vetter DE5, Rűbsamen R3, Kandler K6.

Neuron. 2014 May 7
Dynorphin acts as a neuromodulator to inhibit itch in the dorsal horn of the spinal cord.
Kardon AP1, Polgár E2, Hachisuka J1, Snyder LM1, Cameron D2, Savage S2, Cai X1, Karnup S1, Fan CR3, Hemenway GM3, Bernard CS3, Schwartz ES4, Nagase H5, Schwarzer C6, Watanabe M7, Furuta T8, Kaneko T8, Koerber HR1, Todd AJ9, Ross SE10.

J Neurosci. 2014 Jun 25
Striatal cholinergic neurotransmission requires VGLUT3.
Nelson AB1, Bussert TG2, Kreitzer AC3, Seal RP4.

J Neurosci. 2014 Apr 23
Motor cortical correlates of arm resting in the context of a reaching task and implications for prosthetic control.
Velliste M1, Kennedy SD, Schwartz AB, Whitford AS, Sohn JW, McMorland AJ.

J Neurosci. 2014 Mar 19
Cyclin e1 regulates Kv2.1 channel phosphorylation and localization in neuronal ischemia.
Shah NH1, Schulien AJ, Clemens K, Aizenman TD, Hageman TM, Wills ZP, Aizenman E.

J Neurosci. 2014 Mar 5
Docosahexaenoic acid reduces ER stress and abnormal protein accumulation and improves neuronal function following traumatic brain injury.
Begum G1, Yan HQ, Li L, Singh A, Dixon CE, Sun D.

JAMA Psychiatry. 2014 Feb
Teamwork matters: coordinated neuronal activity in brain systems relevant to psychiatric disorders.
Moghaddam B1, Wood J1.

Cereb Cortex. 2014 Jan 22
Evidence for Cerebellar Contributions to Adaptive Plasticity in Speech Perception.
Guediche S1, Holt LL, Laurent P, Lim SJ, Fiez JA.