Neural Discoveries

Discoveries

Information for the zebrafish community and the public

Below are a handful of reviews and featured articles in the four areas of Neural Disorder interests.

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Recent Reviews

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Challenges in understanding psychiatric disorders and developing therapeutics: a role for zebrafish.

McCammon JM, Sive H.

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Building a zebrafish toolkit for investigating the pathobiology of epilepsy and identifying new treatments for epileptic seizures.
Cunliffe VT.

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Fishing for causes and cures of motor neuron disorders.
Patten SA, Armstrong GA, Lissouba A, Kabashi E, Parker JA, Drapeau P.

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Neurodevelopmental Disorders

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A screen of zebrafish mutants identifies ethanol-sensitive genetic loci.

Swartz ME, Wells MB, Griffin M, McCarthy N, Lovely CB, McGurk P, Rozacky J, Eberhart JK.

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Neurological Diseases

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Altered behavioral performance and live imaging of circuit-specific neural deficiencies in a zebrafish model for psychomotor retardation.

Zada D, Tovin A, Lerer-Goldshtein T, Vatine GD, Appelbaum L.

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Psychiatric disorders

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Two knockdown models of the autism genes SYNGAP1 and SHANK3 in zebrafish produce similar behavioral phenotypes associated with embryonic disruptions of brain morphogenesis.

Kozol RA, Cukier HN, Zou B, Mayo V, De Rubeis S, Cai G, Griswold AJ, Whitehead PL, Haines JL, Gilbert JR, Cuccaro ML, Martin ER, Baker JD, Buxbaum JD, Pericak-Vance MA, Dallman JE.

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Nervous System Injury

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Overexpression of Sox11 promotes corticospinal tract regeneration after spinal injury while interfering with functional recovery.

Wang Z, Reynolds A, Kirry A, Nienhaus C, Blackmore MG.

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