David L Wokosin

  • 2636 Citations
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Research Interests

Multiphoton Microscopy of living cells and tissues. See NINDS P-30 grant.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Texas

… → 2004


  • Biophysics
  • Microscopy
  • Physiology

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Grants 2005 2021

Research Output 1996 2019

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
Cholinergic Agents
Parkinson Disease

Nicotinic Cholinergic Receptors in VTA Glutamate Neurons Modulate Excitatory Transmission

Yan, Y., Peng, C., Arvin, M. C., Jin, X. T., Kim, V. J., Ramsey, M. D., Wang, Y., Banala, S., Wokosin, D. L., McIntosh, J. M., Lavis, L. D. & Drenan, R. M., May 22 2018, In : Cell reports. 23, 8, p. 2236-2244 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventral Tegmental Area
Nicotinic Receptors
Cholinergic Receptors
Glutamic Acid
2 Citations

Photoactivatable drugs for nicotinic optopharmacology

Banala, S., Arvin, M. C., Bannon, N. M., Jin, X. T., Macklin, J. J., Wang, Y., Peng, C., Zhao, G., Marshall, J. J., Gee, K. R., Wokosin, D. L., Kim, V. J., McIntosh, J. M., Contractor, A., Lester, H. A., Kozorovitskiy, Y., Drenan, R. M. & Lavis, L. D., Apr 27 2018, In : Nature Methods. 15, 5, p. 347-350 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nicotinic Receptors
Ammonium Compounds
7 Citations

Systemic isradipine treatment diminishes calcium-dependent mitochondrial oxidant stress

Guzman-Lucero, J. N., Ilijic, E., Yang, B., Sanchez-Padilla, J., Wokosin, D. L., Galtieri, D., Kondapalli, J., Schumacker, P. T. & Surmeier Jr, D. J., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Investigation. 128, 6, p. 2266-2280 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dopaminergic Neurons
Mitochondrial Degradation
6 Citations

Pedunculopontine glutamatergic neurons control spike patterning in substantia nigra dopaminergic neurons

Galtieri, D. J., Estep, C. M., Wokosin, D. L., Traynelis, S. & Surmeier Jr, D. J., Oct 5 2017, In : eLife. 6, e30352.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dopaminergic Neurons
Substantia Nigra
N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptors