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McHail, D.G., Dumas, T.C. (2015) Multiple forms of metaplasticity at a single hippocampal synapse during late postnatal developmentDev Cogn Neuroscience, 2015 Apr;12:145-54 [abstract]

Mandal HS, Kastee JS, McHail DG, Rubinson JF, Pancrazio JJ, Dumas TC. Improved Poly(3,4-Ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) for Neural Stimulation. Neuromodulation, 2015 Mar 21. doi: 10.1111/ner.12285 [abstract]

Albani, S.H.*, McHail, D.G.*, & Dumas, T.C. Developmental studies of the hippocampus and hippocampal-dependent behaviors: Insights from interdisciplinary studies and tips for new investigators. (*authors contributed equally) Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, In press [abstract]

Mandal, H.S., Knaack, G.L., Charkhkar, H., McHail, D.G., Kastee, J., Dumas, T.C., Peixoto, N., Rubinson, J.F., & Pancrazio, J.J. Improving the performance of poly (3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) for brain machine interface applications. Acta Biomaterialia, In press [abstract]

Gardner, R.S., Uttaro, M., Fleming, S.E., Suarez, D.F., Ascoli,G.A., & Dumas, T.C. (2013) Secondary spatial working memory preserves primary place strategies despite over-training. Learning and Memory, 2013 Oct 17; 20(11): 648-656 [abstract]

Blair, M,. Nguyen, N., Albani, S., L'Etoile, M., Andrawis, M., Owen, L., Oliveira, R., Johnson, M., Purvis, D., Sanders, E., Stoneham, E., Xu, H., & Dumas, T.C. (2013) Developmental changes in structural and functional properties of hippocampal AMPA receptors parallels the emergence of deliberative spatial navigation in juvenile rats. Journal of Neuroscience, 2013 Jul 24; 33(30): 12218-12228 [Final Version Free]

Sanders, E.M., Nguyen, M.A., Zhou, K.C., Hanks, M E., Yusuf, K A., Cox, D.N., & Dumas, T C. (2013) Developmental modification of synaptic NMDAR composition and maturation of glutamatergic synapses: matching postsynaptic slots with receptor pegs. Biological Bulletin, 224(1): 1-13 [abstract]

Dumas, T.C. (2012) Postnatal alterations in induction threshold and expression magnitude of long-term potentiation and long-term depression at hippocampal synapses. Hippocampus, 22: 188-99 [abstract]

Stoneham, E.T., Sanders, E.M., Sanyal, M., & Dumas, T.C. (2010) Rules of engagement: Factors that regulate activity-dependent synaptic plasticity during neural network development. Biological Bulletin, 219: 81-99 [abstract]

Dumas, T.C., Gillette, T., Ferguson, D., Hamilton, K. & Sapolsky, R.M. (2010) Anti-glucocorticoid gene therapy reverses the impairing effects of elevated corticosterone on spatial memory, hippocampal neuronal excitability, and synaptic plasticity. Journal of Neuroscience, 30: 1712-1720 [abstract]

Dumas, T.C. (2005a) Late postnatal maturation of excitatory synaptic transmission permits the expression of adult-like hippocampal-dependent behaviors. Hippocampus, 15: 562-578 [abstract]

Dumas, T.C. (2005b) Developmental regulation of cognitive abilities: Modified composition of a molecular switch turns on associative learning. Progress in Neurobiology, 76: 189-211 [abstract]

Xie, X., Dumas, T., Tang, L., Brennan, T., Reeder, T., Winston, T., Klein, R.D., Flores, J., O'Hara, B.F., Heller, H.C., & Franken, P. (2005) Lack of the alanine-serine-cysteine transporter 1 causes tremors, seizures, and early postnatal death in mice. Brain Research, 1052: 212-221 [abstract]

Nair, S., Karst, H., Dumas, T., Phillips, R., Sapolsky, R., Rumpff-van Essen, L., Maslam, S., Lucassen, P., & Joels, M. (2004) Gene expression profiles associated with survival of individual rat dentate cells after endogenous corticosteroid deprivation. European Journal of Neuroscience, 20: 3233-3243 [abstract]

Kaufer, D., Ogle, W.O., Pincus, Z.S., Clark, K., Nicholas A.C., Dinkel, K.M., Dumas, T.C., Ferguson, D., Lee, A.L., Winters, M. & Sapolsky, R.M. (2004) Restructuring the neuronal stress response with anti-glucocorticoid gene delivery. Nature Neuroscience, 7: 947-953 [abstract]

Dumas, T.C., Powers, E.C., Tarapore, P.E. & Sapolsky, R.M. (2004) Overexpression of calbindin D(28k) in dentate granule cells potentiates mossy fiber presynaptic function, reduces long-term potentiation and impairs hippocampal-dependent memory. Hippocampus, 14: 701-709 [abstract]

Dumas, T.C. (2004) Early eyelid opening enhances spontaneous alternation and accelerates the development of perforant path synaptic strength in the hippocampus of juvenile rats. Developmental Psychobiology, 45: 1-9 [abstract]

Lee, A.L., Dumas, T.C., Tarapore, P.E., Webster, B.R., Ho, D.Y., Kaufer, D. & Sapolsky, R.M. (2003) Potassium channel gene therapy can prevent neuron death resulting from necrotic insults. Journal of Neurochemistry, 86: 1079-88 [abstract]

Dumas, T.C. & Sapolsky, R.M. (2001) Gene therapy against neurological insults: sparing neurons versus sparing function. Trends in Neuroscience, 24: 695-700 [abstract]

Foster, T.C. & Dumas, T.C. (2001) Mechanism for increased hippocampal synaptic strength following differential experience. Journal of Neurophysiology, 85: 1377-1383 [abstract]

Yenari, M.A., Dumas, T.C., Sapolsky, R.M. & Steinberg, G.K., (2000) Gene therapy for treatment of cerebral ischemia using defective herpes simplex viral vectors. Neurology Research, 23: 543-552 [abstract]

Yenari, M.A., Dumas, T.C., Sapolsky, R.M. & Steinberg, G.K., (2000) Gene therapy for treatment of cerebral ischemia using defective herpes simplex viral vectors. In Slikker W & Trembly B (Eds), Neuroprotective Agents: 5th International Conference, Annals of the New York Acadamy of Sciences, 939: 340-357 [abstract]

McLaughlin, J.R., Roozendaal, B., Dumas, T.C., Gupta, A., Ajilore, O., Hsieh, J., Ho, D.Y., Lawrence, M.S., McGaugh, J.L. & Sapolsky, R.M. (2000) Sparing neuronal function post-seizure with gene therapy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), 97: 12804-12809 [abstract]

Dumas, T.C., McLaughlin, J.R., Ho, D.Y., Lawrence, M.S. & Sapolsky, R.M. (2000) Gene therapies that enhance hippocampal neuron survival after an excitotoxic insult are not equivalent in their ability to maintain synaptic transmission. Experimental Neurology, 166: 180-189 [abstract]

Dumas, T.C., McLaughlin, J.R., Ho, D.Y., Meier, T.J. & Sapolsky, R.M. (1999) Delivery of herpes simplex virus amplicon-based vectors to the dentate gyrus does not alter hippocampal synaptic transmission in vivo. Gene Therapy, 6: 1679-1684 [abstract]

Dumas, T.C. & Foster, T.C. (1998) GABA(b) receptors differentially regulate hippocampal CA1 excitatory synaptic transmission across postnatal development in the rat. Neuroscience Letters, 248: 138-140 [abstract]

Dumas, T.C. & Foster, T.C. (1998) Late developmental changes in the ability of adenosine A1 receptors to regulate synaptic transmission in the hippocampus. Developmental Brain Research, 105: 137-139 [abstract]

Dumas, T.C. & Foster, T.C. (1997) Development of metabotropic glutamate receptor-mediated synaptic inhibition. NeuroReport, 8: 2919-2924 [abstract]

Dumas, T.C. & Foster, T.C. (1995) Developmental increase in CA3-CA1 presynaptic function in the hippocampal slice. Journal of Neurophysiology, 73: 1821-1828 [abstract]


Dumas, T.C. & Rudy, J.W. (2010) Development of the hippocampal memory system: Creating networks and modifiable synapses. In Oxford Handbook of Developmental and Behavioral Neuroscience. Oxford University Press, Invited chapter, p. 587-606 [link]

Yenari, M.A., Dumas, T.C., Sapolsky, R.M. & Steinberg, G.K., (2000) The role of gene therapy in acute cerebral ischemia. In J. Krieglstein & S. Klumpp (Eds), Pharmacology of Cerebral Ischemia, Medpharm Scientific Publishers, Stuttgart, p. 457-472 [link]