Cara M. Altimus, Ph.D

Neuroscience Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 
"Cara Altimus"
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Samer S. Hattar grad student 2005-2010 Johns Hopkins
 (Determination of the retinal circuitry responsible for light modulation of physiological and cognitive behaviors in mice.)
David Foster post-doc 2010- Johns Hopkins
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Rupp AC, Ren M, Altimus CM, et al. (2019) Distinct ipRGC subpopulations mediate light's acute and circadian effects on body temperature and sleep. Elife. 8
Alam NM, Altimus CM, Douglas RM, et al. (2014) Photoreceptor regulation of spatial visual behavior. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 56: 1842-9
LeGates TA, Altimus CM, Wang H, et al. (2012) Aberrant light directly impairs mood and learning through melanopsin-expressing neurons. Nature. 491: 594-8
LeGates TA, Altimus CM. (2011) Measuring circadian and acute light responses in mice using wheel running activity. Journal of Visualized Experiments : Jove
Altimus CM, Güler AD, Alam NM, et al. (2010) Rod photoreceptors drive circadian photoentrainment across a wide range of light intensities. Nature Neuroscience. 13: 1107-12
Lall GS, Revell VL, Momiji H, et al. (2010) Distinct contributions of rod, cone, and melanopsin photoreceptors to encoding irradiance. Neuron. 66: 417-28
Altimus CM, LeGates TA, Hattar S. (2009) Circadian and light modulation of behavior Neuromethods. 42: 47-65
Altimus CM, Güler AD, Villa KL, et al. (2008) Rods-cones and melanopsin detect light and dark to modulate sleep independent of image formation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105: 19998-20003
McNeill DS, Altimus CM, Hattar S. (2008) Retina-clock relations dictate nocturnal to diurnal behaviors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105: 12645-6
Güler AD, Ecker JL, Lall GS, et al. (2008) Melanopsin cells are the principal conduits for rod-cone input to non-image-forming vision. Nature. 453: 102-5
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