• 23658 Citations
1985 …2024
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Research Interests

My research is focused on the mechanisms underlying Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease and chronic pain. This pursuit employs a combination of electrophysiological, optical, genetic and behavioral approaches.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Washington

… → 1983

MS, University of Oregon

… → 1976

Research interests

  • Molecular Biology
  • Movement Disorders
  • Neuroscience
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Physiology
  • Schizophrenia

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Grants 2000 2024

Nitric Oxide Synthase Type I
Melanoma
Nitric Oxide Synthase
Cerebral Palsy
Hydrogen Peroxide
Nitric Oxide Synthase Type I
Nitric Oxide Synthase
Melanoma
Cerebral Palsy
Hydrogen Peroxide
Parkinson Disease
Levodopa
Dopaminergic Neurons
Dyskinesias
Substantia Nigra
Autistic Disorder
Mutation
Ion Channels
Brain
Neurons
Chronic Pain
Opioid Analgesics
Opiate Alkaloids
Brain
Back Pain

Research Output 1985 2019

2 Citations (Scopus)

Allele-selective transcriptional repression of mutant HTT for the treatment of Huntington’s disease

Zeitler, B., Froelich, S., Marlen, K., Shivak, D. A., Yu, Q., Li, D., Pearl, J. R., Miller, J. C., Zhang, L., Paschon, D. E., Hinkley, S. J., Ankoudinova, I., Lam, S., Guschin, D., Kopan, L., Cherone, J. M., Nguyen, H. O. B., Qiao, G., Ataei, Y., Mendel, M. C. & 31 others, Amora, R., Surosky, R., Laganiere, J., Vu, B. J., Narayanan, A., Sedaghat, Y., Tillack, K., Thiede, C., Gärtner, A., Kwak, S., Bard, J., Mrzljak, L., Park, L., Heikkinen, T., Lehtimäki, K. K., Svedberg, M. M., Häggkvist, J., Tari, L., Tóth, M., Varrone, A., Halldin, C., Kudwa, A. E., Ramboz, S., Day, M., Kondapalli, J., Surmeier, D. J., Urnov, F. D., Gregory, P. D., Rebar, E. J., Muñoz-Sanjuán, I. & Zhang, H. S., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Nature Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Huntington Disease
Zinc Fingers
Genes
Alleles
Zinc
5 Citations (Scopus)

Cholinergic Interneurons Amplify Thalamostriatal Excitation of Striatal Indirect Pathway Neurons in Parkinson's Disease Models

Tanimura, A., Du, Y., Kondapalli, J., Wokosin, D. L. & Surmeier Jr, D. J., Feb 6 2019, In : Neuron. 101, 3, p. 444-458.e6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intralaminar Thalamic Nuclei
Corpus Striatum
Interneurons
Cholinergic Agents
Parkinson Disease

Cholinergic modulation of striatal nitric oxide-producing interneurons

Melendez-Zaidi, A. E., Lakshminarasimhah, H. & Surmeier Jr, D. J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : European Journal of Neuroscience.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Corpus Striatum
Interneurons
Cholinergic Agents
Nitric Oxide
Optogenetics
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Parkinson Disease
Spine
Neurons
Oxidopamine
Synapses
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dopaminergic modulation of striatal function and Parkinson’s disease

Zhai, S., Shen, W., Graves, S. M. & Surmeier Jr, D. J., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Neural Transmission.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Corpus Striatum
Parkinson Disease
Dyskinesias
Levodopa
Dopamine