EMERGENCE OF FUNCTIONAL NEUROMUSCULAR JUNCTIONS IN AN ENGINEERED, MULTICELLULAR SPINAL CORD-MUSCLE BIOACTUATOR (2021-08-07)A novel, engineered platform for the co-culture of 3D muscle strips innervated by an intact spinal cord central pattern generator (CPG) is a significant advancement over traditional 2D cell culture, allocellular biological ...
Disrupted female reproductive cyclicity and gonadotropin-releasing hormone neuron dysfunction in a mouse model of temporal lobe epilepsy (2020-02-07)Reproductive dysfunction is a comorbidity that commonly occurs with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE). However, the neural mechanisms linking epilepsy to comorbid reproductive endocrine disorders are unknown. In the intrahippocampal ...
(2020-01-21)Memory is encoded in the structure and function of the hippocampus. The laminar structure and organization of information flow are well established. The dentate gyrus (DG) is the initial layer that receives and parses ...
Impact of prenatal maternal stress on infant cognition and modifications of effects by exposure to phthalates (2019-12-03)Recent literature has shown that maternal exposures to both chemical and non-chemical stressors during gestation are risk factors for adverse neurodevelopment. However, there is little evidence on the impact of these, ...
Impacts of prenatal phthalate and bisphenol exposure on infant cognition and early language development (2019-08-30)The neurodevelopmental impacts of prenatal exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals including bisphenols and phthalates are a growing public health concern. Bisphenols and phthalates are used in plastic consumer products, ...