Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2018 17 beta-estradiol synthesis modulates cerebellar dependent motor memory formation in adult male ratsNeurobiology of Learning and Memory.  155:276-286. 2018
2018 Acute inhibition of estradiol synthesis impacts vestibulo-ocular reflex adaptation and cerebellar long-term potentiation in male ratsZeitschrift fur Anatomie und Entwicklungsgeschichte.  223:837-850. 2018
2017 Adult-born neurons modify excitatory synaptic transmission to existing neuronseLife.  6. 2017
2016 Low excitatory innervation balances high intrinsic excitability of immature dentate neuronsNature Communications.  7. 2016
2015 Development of glutamatergic innervation during maturation of adult-born neuronsFrontiers in Biology.  10:310-320. 2015
2013 Distinct determinants of sparse activation during granule cell maturationJournal of Neuroscience.  33:19131-19142. 2013
2012 Dynamic functions of GABA signaling during granule cell maturationFrontiers in Neural Circuits2012
2012 Influence of sex and estrous cycle on synaptic responses of the medial vestibular nuclei in rats: Role of circulating 17β-estradiolBrain Research Bulletin.  87:319-327. 2012
2011 Ivy/neurogliaform interneurons coordinate activity in the neurogenic nicheNature Neuroscience.  14:1407-1409. 2011
2011 Long-term potentiation of synaptic response and intrinsic excitability in neurons of the rat medial vestibular nucleiNeuroscience.  187:1-14. 2011
2010 Effects of 17β-estradiol on glutamate synaptic transmission and neuronal excitability in the rat medial vestibular nucleiNeuroscience.  165:1100-1114. 2010
2009 Effects of 17β-estradiol on synaptic plasticity in the rat medial vestibular nucleiActa Oto-laryngologica.  129:390-394. 2009
2009 Long-term potentiation in the rat medial vestibular nuclei depends on locally synthesized 17β-estradiolJournal of Neuroscience.  29:10779-10783. 2009
2007 Neurosteroid modulation of neuronal excitability and synaptic transmission in the rat medial vestibular nucleiEuropean Journal of Neuroscience.  26:23-32. 2007
2004 Influence of visual experience on developmental shift from long-term depression to long-term potentiation in the rat medial vestibular nucleiJournal of Physiology.  560:767-777. 2004
2003 Developmental shift from long-term depression to long-term potentiation in the rat medial vestibular nuclei: Role of group I metabotropic glutamate receptorsJournal of Physiology.  553:427-443. 2003

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Perugia 2008
  • Full Name

  • Cristina Dieni