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Dr. Morozov's Publications

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Ito W, Palmer AJ, Morozov A. Social Synchronization of Conditioned Fear in Mice Requires Ventral Hippocampus Input to the Amygdala. Biol Psychiatry. 2023 Feb 15;93(4):322-330. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2022.07.016. Epub 2022 Aug 4. PMID: 36244803; PMCID: PMC10069289.

Kaneko K, Lin HY, Fu Y, Saha PK, De la Puente-Gomez AB, Xu Y, Ohinata K, Chen P, Morozov A, Fukuda M. Rap1 in the VMH regulates glucose homeostasis. JCI Insight. 2021 Jun 8;6(11):142545. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.142545. PMID: 33974562.

Disinhibition-assisted long-term potentiation in the prefrontal-amygdala pathway via suppression of somatostatin-expressing interneurons. Ito W., Fusco B., Morozov A. Neurophoton. 7(1), 015007 (2020), doi: 10.1117/1.NPh.7.1.015007

Conserved features of anterior cingulate networks support observational learning across species. Burgos-Robles A, Gothard KM, Monfils MH, Morozov A, Vicentic A. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2019 Sep 8;107:215-228. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2019.09.009. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PMID: 31509768

Prefrontal-amygdala plasticity enabled by observational fear. Ito W, Morozov A. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2019 Feb 13. doi: 10.1038/s41386-019-0342-7. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30759453

Impaired social contacts with familiar anesthetized conspecific in CA3-restricted brain-derived neurotrophic factor knockout mice. Ito W, Huang H, Brayman V, Morozov A. Genes Brain Behav. 2019 Jan;18(1):e12513. doi: 10.1111/gbb.12513.

Social modulation of fear: facilitation versus buffering. A. Morozov and W. Ito. Genes Genes Brain Behav. 2019 Jan;18(1):e12491. doi: 10.1111/gbb.12491. Published online June 13, 2018.

GABAb Receptor Mediates Opposing Adaptations of GABA Release From Two Types of Prefrontal Interneurons After Observational Fear. Liu L, Ito W, Morozov A. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2017 May;42(6):1272- 2017.

W. Ito, A. Erisir, A. Morozov. Observation of Distressed Conspecific as a Model of Emotional Trauma Generates Silent Synapses in the Prefrontal-Amygdala Pathway and Enhances Fear Learning, but Ketamine Abolishes those Effects. Neuropsychopharmacology 2015 Oct;40(11):2536-45. doi: 10.1038/npp.2015.100. PMID: 25865929

Ying Huang, Kristopher Yoon, Ho Ko, Song Jiao, Wataru Ito, Jian- Young Wu, Wing- Ho Yung, Bai Lu and Alexei Morozov. 5-HT3a Receptors Modulate Hippocampal Gamma Oscillations by Regulating Synchrony of Parvalbumin-Positive Interneurons Cereb Cortex. 2016 Feb;26(2):576-85. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhu209. Epub 2014 Sep 21. PubMed PMID: 25246509.

Chu HY, Ito W, Li J and Morozov A. Target-specific suppression of GABA release from parvalbumin interneurons in the basolateral amygdala by dopamine.. J Neurosci. 2012 Oct 17;32(42):14815-20.

Ito W, Chehab M, Thakur S, Li J, Morozov A. (2011). BDNF-restricted knockout mice as an animal model for aggression. Genes, Brain and Behavior 10(3): 365-74.

Morozov A, Sukato D, Ito W. (2011). Selective suppression of plasticity in amygdala inputs from temporal association cortex by the external capsule. The Journal of Neuroscience 5(31): 339-45.

B-X Pan, W Ito and A Morozov. Divergence Between Thalamic and Cortical Inputs to Lateral Amygdala During Juvenile-Adult Transition in Mice. Biol Psychiatry. 2009 Nov 15;66(10):964-71.

Pan B-X, Dong Y, Ito W, Yanagawa Y, Shigemoto R, Morozov A. (2009). Selective gating of glutamatergic inputs to excitatory neurons of amygdala by presynaptic GABAb receptor. Neuron 61(6): 917-29.

W Ito, B-X Pan, C Yang, S Thakur and A Morozov. Enhanced generalization of auditory conditioned fear in juvenile mice. Learn Mem: 2009 Feb 17;16(3):187-92