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Research Interests

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

Keywords

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

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Research Output 1985 2018

Striatal synapses, circuits, and Parkinson's disease

Zhai, S., Tanimura, A., Graves, S. M., Shen, W. & Surmeier, D. J. Feb 1 2018 In : Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 48, p. 9-16 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Corpus Striatum
Synapses
Parkinson Disease
Basal Ganglia
Habits
Isradipine
Phase III Clinical Trials
Dopaminergic Neurons
Oxidants
Parkinson Disease
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Calcium and Parkinson's disease

Surmeier, D. J., Schumacker, P. T., Guzman, J. D., Ilijic, E., Yang, B. & Zampese, E. Feb 19 2017 In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 483, 4, p. 1013-1019 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Parkinson Disease
Calcium
Supravalvular Aortic Stenosis
Oxidants
Disease Progression

Determinants of Selective Vulnerability of Dopamine Neurons in Parkinson's Disease

Zampese, E., Galtieri, D. J., Schumacker, P. T. & Surmeier, D. J. 2017 Handbook of Behavioral Neuroscience. Elsevier B.V., Vol. 24, p. 821-837 17 p. (Handbook of Behavioral Neuroscience; vol. 24)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Parkinson Disease
Dopamine
Neurons
Vulnerable Populations
Neurotransmitter Agents

Dopaminergic Modulation of Glutamatergic Signaling in Striatal Spiny Projection Neurons

Shen, W., Plokin, J. L., Zhai, S. & Surmeier, D. J. 2017 Handbook of Behavioral Neuroscience. Elsevier B.V., Vol. 24, p. 179-196 18 p. (Handbook of Behavioral Neuroscience; vol. 24)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Corpus Striatum
Dopamine
Neurons
Learning
Dopamine D1 Receptors