Alexandra B. Nelson, Ph.D., M.D.

Affiliations: 
Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 
Area:
Basal ganglia, neurophysiology
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Parents

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Sascha du Lac grad student 2000-2004 UCSD
 (Regulation of intrinsic excitability in vestibular nucleus neurons.)
Anatol C. Kreitzer post-doc 2010- UCSF

Children

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Allison E. Girasole grad student UCSF
Michael B. Ryan grad student 2015- UCSF
Matt M. McGregor grad student 2016- UCSF
Jonathan S. Schor grad student 2016- UCSF
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McGregor MM, Nelson AB. (2020) Directly to the Point: Dopamine Persistently Enhances Excitability of Direct Pathway Striatal Neurons. Neuron. 106: 201-203
McGregor MM, McKinsey GL, Girasole AE, et al. (2019) Functionally Distinct Connectivity of Developmentally Targeted Striosome Neurons. Cell Reports. 29: 1419-1428.e5
Schor JS, Nelson AB. (2019) Multiple stimulation parameters influence efficacy of deep brain stimulation in parkinsonian mice. The Journal of Clinical Investigation. 130
McGregor MM, Nelson AB. (2019) Circuit Mechanisms of Parkinson's Disease. Neuron. 101: 1042-1056
Ryan MB, Bair-Marshall C, Nelson AB. (2018) Aberrant Striatal Activity in Parkinsonism and Levodopa-Induced Dyskinesia. Cell Reports. 23: 3438-3446.e5
Girasole AE, Lum MY, Nathaniel D, et al. (2018) A Subpopulation of Striatal Neurons Mediates Levodopa-Induced Dyskinesia. Neuron
Nelson AB, Faulstich M, Moghadam S, et al. (2016) BK Channels Are Required for Multisensory Plasticity in the Oculomotor System. Neuron
Kharkwal G, Brami-Cherrier K, Lizardi-Ortiz JE, et al. (2016) Parkinsonism Driven by Antipsychotics Originates from Dopaminergic Control of Striatal Cholinergic Interneurons. Neuron. 91: 67-78
Girasole AE, Nelson AB. (2015) Bridging the Gap: Muscarinic M4 Receptors Promote Striatal Plasticity in Health and Disease. Neuron. 88: 621-623
Girasole AE, Nelson AB. (2015) Probing striatal microcircuitry to understand the functional role of cholinergic interneurons. Movement Disorders : Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society
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