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Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2018 Optogenetic dissection of roles of specific cortical interneuron subtypes in GABAergic network synchronization 2018
2018 Developmental changes in HCN channel modulation of neocortical layer 1 interneurons 2018
2017 HCN channel modulation of synaptic integration in GABAergic interneurons in malformed rat Neocortex 2017
2016 Transcriptional dysregulation causes altered modulation of inhibition by haloperidol 2016
2016 Dynamic DNA methylation regulates neuronal intrinsic membrane excitability 2016
2015 Differential modulation of repetitive firing and synchronous network activity in neocortical interneurons by inhibition of A-type K<sup>+</sup> channels and I<inf>h</inf> 2015
2015 DNA methylation regulates neuronal glutamatergic synaptic scaling 2015
2015 Interneuron transcriptional dysregulation causes frequency-dependent alterations in the balance of inhibition and excitation in hippocampus 2015
2015 Science signaling podcast: 23 June 2015 2015
2014 Functional changes in glutamate transporters and astrocyte biophysical properties in a rodent model of focal cortical dysplasia 2014
2014 PGC-1α provides a transcriptional framework for synchronous neurotransmitter release from parvalbumin-positive interneurons 2014
2014 Mice lacking the transcriptional coactivator PGC-1α exhibit alterations in inhibitory synaptic transmission in the motor cortex 2014
2014 Hyperactivity and cortical disinhibition in mice with restricted expression of mutant huntingtin to parvalbumin-positive cells 2014
2014 Transcriptional and epigenetic regulation of Hebbian and non-Hebbian plasticity 2014
2013 Regulation of epileptiform discharges in rat neocortex by HCN channels 2013
2013 Status epilepticus triggers early and late alterations in brain-derived neurotrophic factor and NMDA glutamate receptor Grin2b DNA methylation levels in the hippocampus 2013
2011 Decreased hyperpolarization-activated currents in layer 5 pyramidal neurons enhances excitability in focal cortical dysplasia 2011
2011 Baclofen and adenosine inhibition of synaptic transmission at CA3-CA1 synapses display differential sensitivity to K+ channel blockade 2011
2011 Network hyperexcitability in hippocampal slices from Mecp2 mutant mice revealed by voltage-sensitive dye imaging 2011
2011 Presynaptic NMDA receptors mediate IPSC potentiation at GABaergic synapses in developing rat neocortex 2011
2010 Abnormal pyramidal cell morphology and HCN channel expression in cortical dysplasia 2010
2009 GABA vesicles at synapses: Are there 2 distinct pools? 2009
2008 Decreased glutamate transport enhances excitability in a rat model of cortical dysplasia 2008
2008 Calcium release via activation of presynaptic IP3 receptors contributes to kainate-induced IPSC facilitation in rat neocortex 2008
2008 Kainate modulates presynaptic GABA release from two vesicle pools 2008
2007 Pre- and postsynaptic effects of kainate on layer II/III pyramidal cells in rat neocortex 2007
2007 Dopaminergic modulation of local network activity in rat prefrontal cortex 2007
2006 NR2B antagonists restrict spatiotemporal spread of activity in a rat model of cortical dysplasia 2006
2006 Functional expression of Kir4.1 channels in spinal cord astrocytes 2006
2006 Endogenous acetylcholine enhances synchronized interneuron activity in rat neocortex 2006
2005 Subtype-specific GABA transporter antagonists synergistically modulate phasic and tonic GABAA conductances in rat neocortex 2005
2005 Cooperative activation of D1 and D2 dopamine receptors enhances a hyperpolarization-activated inward current in layer I interneurons 2005
2005 Modification of epileptiform discharges in neocortical neurons following glutamate uptake inhibition 2005
2005 Horizontal spread of activity in neocortical inhibitory networks 2005
2005 Dopamine enhances spatiotemporal spread of activity in rat prefrontal cortex 2005
2005 Ectopic action potential generation in cortical interneurons during synchronized GABA responses 2005
2004 Glutamate transporters regulate excitability in local networks in rat neocortex 2004
2004 Regulation of circuits and excitability: implications for epileptogenesis. 2004
2003 Dopamine enhances EPSCs in layer II-III pyramidal neurons in rat prefrontal cortex 2003
2003 GABAB receptor-mediated heterosynaptic depression of excitatory synaptic transmission in rat frontal neocortex 2003
2001 Dopamine inhibition of evoked IPSCs in rat prefrontal cortex 2001
2001 Chloride accumulation and depletion during GABAA receptor activation in neocortex 2001
2001 Electrophysiological characteristics of reactive astrocytes in experimental cortical dysplasia 2001
2000 Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor-mediated synaptic potentials in rat neocortex 2000
2000 Cellular abnormalities and synaptic plasticity in seizure disorders of the immature nervous system 2000
2000 Potassium-coupled chloride cotransport controls intracellular chloride in rat neocortical pyramidal neurons 2000
2000 Reactive astrocytes show enhanced inwardly rectifying K+ currents in situ 2000
2000 Quisqualate induces an inward current via mGluR activation in neocortical pyramidal neurons 2000
2000 Altered receptor subunit expression in rat neocortical malformations 2000
2000 Alterations in NMDA receptors in a rat model of cortical dysplasia 2000
2000 Cellular abnormalities and synaptic plasticity in seizure disorders of the immature nervous system. 2000
2000 Modulation of intrinsic circuits in developing neocortex 2000
1999 Activation of serotonin receptors modulates synaptic transmission in rat cerebral cortex 1999
1999 Dopamine modulation of membrane and synaptic properties of interneurons in rat cerebral cortex 1999
1999 Reduction of zolpidem sensitivity in a freeze lesion model of neocortical dysgenesis 1999
1998 Excitability changes in freeze-induced neocortical microgyria 1998
1998 Depletion of intracellular CA2+ stores or lowering extracellular calcium alters intracellular Ca2+ changes during cerebral energy deprivation 1998
1998 AMPA receptor-mediated EPSCs in rat neocortical layer II/III interneurons have rapid kinetics 1998
1998 AMPA receptor-mediated EPSCs in rat neocortical layer II/III interneurons have rapid kinetics 1998
1998 Activation of group I mGluRs increases spontaneous IPSC frequency in rat frontal cortex 1998
1998 Zinc and zolpidem modulate mIPSCs in rat neocortical pyramidal neurons 1998
1997 Metabotropic glutamate receptor enhancement of spontaneous IPSCs in neocortical interneurons 1997
1997 Rapid kinetics and inward rectification of miniature EPSCs in layer I neurons of rat neocortex 1997
1996 Morphological properties of intracellularly labeled layer I neurons in rat neocortex 1996
1996 Morphological properties of intracellularly labeled layer I neurons in rat neocortex. 1996
1996 Tetraethylammonium-induced synaptic plasticity in rat neocortex 1996
1996 G-protein activation by metabotropic glutamate receptors reduces spike frequency adaptation in neocortical neurons 1996
1996 Postnatal development of membrane properties of layer I neurons in rat neocortex 1996
1996 Layer I neurons of rat neocortex. I. Action potential and repetitive firing properties 1996
1996 Layer I neurons of the rat neocortex. II. Voltage-dependent outward currents 1996
1996 NMDA and non-NMDA synaptic currents in rat neocortex during early postnatal development. 1996
1995 Modulation of epileptiform activity by metabotropic glutamate receptors in immature rat neocortex 1995
1995 N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor-mediated calcium accumulation in neocortical neurons 1995
1994 Presynaptic depression of synaptic transmission mediated by activation of metabotropic glutamate receptors in rat neocortex 1994
1994 Developmental changes in the voltage-dependence of neocortical NMDA responses 1994
1994 Metabortropic glutamate receptor activation decreases epileptiform activity in rat neocortex 1994
1994 Altered desensitization produces enhancement of EPSPs in neocortical neurons 1994
1994 Paired-pulse facilitation in the dentate gyrus: A patch-clamp study in rat hippocampus in vitro 1994
1994 Spread of epileptiform activity in the immature rat neocortex studied with voltage-sensitive dyes and laser scanning microscopy 1994
1993 Influence of barium on rectification in rat neocortical neurons 1993
1993 Developmental changes in NMDA and non-NMDA receptor-mediated synaptic potentials in rat neocortex 1993
1993 Local anesthetics block transient outward potassium currents in rat neocortical neurons 1993
1993 NMDA receptor-mediated components of miniature excitatory synaptic currents in developing rat neocortex 1993
1993 Zinc enhances GABAergic transmission in rat neocortical neurons 1993
1992 Kinetic properties of a transient outward current in rat neocortical neurons 1992
1992 NMDA receptor involvement in epileptogenesis in the immature neocortex. 1992
1992 Voltage‐dependence of GABAA‐receptor desensitization in cultured chick cerebral neurons 1992
1991 Excitatory synaptic involvement in epileptiform bursting in the immature rat neocortex 1991
1991 Initiation of epileptiform activity by excitatory amino acid receptors in the disinhibited rat neocortex 1991
1990 Nystatin-perforated patch recordings disclose NMDA-induced outward currents in cultured neocortical neurons 1990
1990 Activation of subconductance states by γ-aminobutyric acid and its analogs in chick cerebral neurons 1990
1990 Effect of APV and ketamine on epileptiform acitivity in the CA1 and CA3 regions of the hippocampus 1990
1990 Excitatory postsynaptic potentials in rat neocortical neurons in vitro. III. Effects of a quinoxalinedione non-NMDA receptor antagonist 1990
1989 Involvement of non-NMDA receptors in picrotoxin-induced epileptiform activity in the hippocampus 1989
1989 Chronic exposure of developing cortical neurons to GABA down-regulates GABA/benzodiazepine receptors and GABA-gated chloride currents 1989
1989 Alterations in the microenvironment during spreading depression associated with epileptiform activity in the immature neocortex 1989
1989 Cholinergic modulation of epileptiform activity in the developing rat neocortex 1989
1989 Long-term potentiation in frontal cortex: Role of NMDA-modulated polysynaptic excitatory pathways 1989
1989 EPSPs in rat neocortical neurons in vitro II. Involvement of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors in the generation of EPSPs 1989
1989 EPSPs in rat neocortical neurons in vitro. I. Electrophysiological evidence for two distinct EPSPs 1989
1989 Zinc and glycine do not modify low-magnesium-induced epileptiform activity in the immature neocortex in vitro 1989
1989 cAMP increases the rate of GABAA receptor desensitization in chick cortical neurons 1989
1988 Whole-cell and single-channel recordings of GABA-gated currents in cultured chick cerebral neurons 1988
1987 Extracellular K+ and Ca2+ changes during epileptiform discharges in the immature rat neocortex 1987
1987 Glutamate-induced ionic currents in cultured neurons from the rat superior colliculus 1987
1987 Conductance changes underlying a late synaptic hyperpolarization in hippocampal CA3 neurons 1987
1987 Extracellular K+ and Ca2+ changes during epileptiform discharges in the immature rat neocortex. 1987
1987 Spontaneous ictal-like discharges and sustained potential shifts in the developing rat neocortex 1987
1986 N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonists reduce synaptic excitation in the hippocampus 1986
1986 Prenatal exposure to alcohol alters short-term plasticity in hippocampus 1986
1986 Step reductions in extracellular Ca2+ activate a transient inward current in chick dorsal root ganglion cells 1986
1985 Action of excitatory amino acids and their antagonists on hippocampal neurons 1985
1985 Role of uptake in γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA)-mediated responses in guinea pig hippocampal neurons 1985
1984 Interaction of penicillin and pentobarbital with inhibitory synaptic mechanisms in neocortex 1984
1984 Picrotoxin-induced epileptiform activity in hippocampus: Role of endogenous versus synaptic factors 1984
1982 Conductance changes induced by DL-homocysteic acid and N-methyl-DL-aspartic acid in hippocampal neurons 1982
1982 Effect of sodium ions on penicillin-induced epileptiform activity in vitro 1982
1982 Excitation of hippocampal pyramidal cells by glutamate in the guinea‐pig and rat. 1982
1982 Antagonism of GABA-mediated responses by d-tubocurarine in hippocampal neurons 1982
1981 Endogenous nature of spontaneous bursting in hippocampal pyramidal neurons 1981
1981 Altered burst responses in hippocampal CA3 neurons injected with EGTA 1981
1981 Reversal potential for glutamate responses in hippocampal pyramidal cells 1981
1981 Effects of intracellular injections of chloride and EGTA on postepileptiform-burst hyperpolarizations in hippocampal neurons 1981
1981 Hippocampal excitability and changes in extracellular potassium 1981
1981 Synaptic triggering of epileptiform discharges in CA1 pyramidal cells in vitro 1981
1980 Voltage clamp discloses slow inward current in hippocampal burst-firing neurones 1980
1980 Pathological behavior of pyramidal cell dentrites as a major epileptogenic mechanism 1980
1978 Selective amplitude histograms: A statistical approach to EEG-single unit relationships in generalized epilepsy 1978
1978 Chronically Isolated Cerebral Hemisphere in the Cat: Effects of Parenteral Administration of Penicillin 1978
1978 Focal penicillin epilepsy in an isolated cerebral hemisphere 1978
1977 Alterations in cerebellar unit activity during intramuscular penicillin epilepsy 1977
1977 Cerebellar unit activity during generalized penicillin epilepsy in the awake cat 1977
1977 Modulation of cerebellar electrical and unit activity by low-frequency stimulation of caudate nucleus in chronic cats 1977
1977 Neuronal firing patterns during generalized penicillin epilepsy in the awake cat 1977
1976 Cerebellar inhibition of intramuscular penicillin epilepsy in the cat 1976
1976 Cerebellar nuclear stimulation in generalized penicillin epilepsy 1976
1976 Intramuscular penicillin epilepsy in the cat: Effects of chronic cerebellar stimulation 1976
1975 Cortical seizures following cerebellar stimulation in primates 1975
1974 Electroencephalographic changes induced by cerebellar stimulation in freely moving primates 1974
1974 A technique for recording the electroretinogram (ERG) from chronically implanted electrodes in animals 1974
1973 Operant conditioning and slow potential changes from monkey cortex 1973
1973 Use of a simple visual display to reduce eye movement artifacts in CNV recordings 1973
1972 Adrenalin, sodium amobarbital, and the kamin effect in the albino rat 1972

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2009 Neurotransmitter Function: Dopamine Modulation of Neurotransmission: Relationship to Epilepsy.  882-887. 2009

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  • UAB Neuroscience Core Center  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2020
  • Transcriptional Regulation of Metabolism in Neurons  awarded by SOUTHERN RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2017 - 2020
  • Cellular Mechanism of Synchrony Impairments in Schizophrenia  awarded by National Institute of Mental Health/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2018
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  • Molecular Neuropharmacology and Signaling of Histone H2A.Z  awarded by National Institute of Mental Health/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2017
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  • Biochemical Mechanisms of Neural Plasticity  awarded by National Institute of Mental Health/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2016
  • Role of CL-Channels and Transporters in Tumor-Associated Epilepsy  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2014 - 2016
  • GSK3 Regulation of Suprachiasmatic Neuronal Excitability and Light Entrainment  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2013 - 2015
  • Amino Acid Transport and the Biology of Human Gliomas  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2011 - 2015
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  • John Hablitz