• 5555 Citations
1990 …2020

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Research Interests

My research focuses on the basal ganglia, a group of subcortical brain nuclei that are critical for voluntary movement and associative learning and are the primary sites of dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, obsessive-compulsive disorder and addiction. My objectives are to define the principles underlying the normal and pathological operation of the basal ganglia. My hope is that this information will provide the foundation for the rational development of corrective or neuroprotective therapies.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Manchester

… → 1993

Research interests

  • Nervous System Diseases
  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology

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  • Research Output

    Dopaminergic Transmission Rapidly and Persistently Enhances Excitability of D1 Receptor-Expressing Striatal Projection Neurons

    Lahiri, A. K. & Bevan, M. D., Apr 22 2020, In : Neuron. 106, 2, p. 277-290.e6

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Dysregulation of external globus pallidus-subthalamic nucleus network dynamics in parkinsonian mice during cortical slow-wave activity and activation

    Kovaleski, R. F., Callahan, J. W., Chazalon, M., Wokosin, D. L., Baufreton, J. & Bevan, M. D., May 1 2020, In : Journal of Physiology. 598, 10, p. 1897-1927 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Maladaptive Downregulation of Autonomous Subthalamic Nucleus Activity following the Loss of Midbrain Dopamine Neurons

    McIver, E. L., Atherton, J. F., Chu, H., Cosgrove, K. E., Kondapalli, J., Wokosin, D., Surmeier, D. J. & Bevan, M. D., Jul 23 2019, In : Cell reports. 28, 4, p. 992-1002.e4

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  • 3 Scopus citations

    Loss of Hyperdirect Pathway Cortico-Subthalamic Inputs Following Degeneration of Midbrain Dopamine Neurons

    Chu, H. Y., McIver, E. L., Kovaleski, R. F., Atherton, J. F. & Bevan, M. D., Sep 13 2017, In : Neuron. 95, 6, p. 1306-1318.e5

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  • 31 Scopus citations

    Early dysfunction and progressive degeneration of the subthalamic nucleus in mouse models of huntington’s disease

    Atherton, J. F., McIver, E. L., Mullen, M. R. M., Wokosin, D. L., Surmeier, D. J. & Bevan, M. D., Dec 20 2016, In : eLife. 5, DECEMBER2016, e21616.

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  • 9 Scopus citations