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Patrick Tierney

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Patrick Tierney joins the Graybiel lab with a PhD in Neuroscience
from the Université  Paris VI. He completed his undergraduate
studies at McGill University.

Patrick's previous experience at the NIH-NINDS includes
work in the Stroke Branch, the Experimental Therapeutics Branch,
and the Neurophysiological Pharmacology Section
.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Benchenane, K, Peyrache A, Khamassi, M, Tierney P.L., Gioanni, Y, Battaglia, F.P., Wiener, S.I. Coherent theta oscillations and reorganization of spike timing in the hippocampal-prefrotnal network upon learning. Neuron, 66(6):921-936, 2010.

Walters, J.R., Tierney, P.L., Bergstrom, D.A. Oscillatory activity and synchronization in the basal ganglia network in rodent models of Parkinson’s disease. Basal Ganglia IX, 58: 443-459, 2009

Pelled G, Bergstrom D.A., Tierney P.L., Conroy R.S., Chuang K.H., Yu D, Leopold D.A., Walters J.R., Koretsky A.P. Ipsilateral fMRI responses after peripheral nerve damage in rats reflect increased interneuron activity. PNAS, 18(33): 14114-9, 2009.

Tierney, P.L., Thierry A.M., Deniau, J.M., Glowinski J. and Gioanni, Y. Dopamine modulates temporal dynamics of feedforward inhibition in rat prefrontal cortex in vivo. Cerebral Cortex, 18(10): 2251-62, 2008.

Tierney, P.L., Dégenètais, E., Thierry A.M., Glowinski J. and Gioanni, Y. Influence of the hippocampus on interneurons of the rat prefrontal cortex (2004) European Journal of Neuroscience, 20(2):514-24.

Ruskin, D.N., Bergstrom, D.A., Tierney, P.L. and Walters J.R. (2003) Correlated multisecond oscillations in firing rate in the basal ganglia: modulation by dopamine and the subthalamic nucleus. Neuroscience, 117(2):427-438.

Allers, K.A., Ruskin, D.N., Ghazi, L.J., Freeman, L.E., Tierney, P.L., Bergstrom, D.A. and Walters, J.R. (2002) The relationship between cortical theta rhythm and neurons in the subthalamic nucleus and globus pallidus of the rat. Journal of Neurophysiology, 87:1118-1122.