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  • Gidyk, Darryl C.; Deibel, Scott H.; Hong, Nancy S.; McDonald, Robert J. (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    Sporadic Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most prevalent form of age-related dementia. As such, great effort has been put forth to investigate the etiology, progression, and underlying mechanisms of the disease. Countless ...
  • Gruber, Aaron J.; McDonald, Robert J. (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of NeuroscienceUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    Motivated behavior exhibits properties that change with experience and partially dissociate among a number of brain structures. Here, we review evidence from rodent experiments demonstrating that multiple brain systems ...
  • Wang, Justin; Wu, Chiping; Peng, Jessie; Patel, Nisarg; Huang, Yayi; Gao, Xiaoxing; Aljarallah, Salman; Eubanks, James H.; McDonald, Robert J.; Zhang, Liang (Public Library of ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of NeuroscienceToronto Western Research InstituteUniversity of TorontoUniversity of LethbridgeKing Saud University, 2015)
    Aging is associated with an increased risk of seizures/epilepsy. Stroke(ischemic or hemorrhagic) and cardiac arrest related brain injury are two major causative factors for seizure development in this patient population. ...
  • Lehmann, Hugo; Sparks, Fraser T.; Spanswick, Simon C.; Hadikin, Crystal; McDonald, Robert J.; Sutherland, Robert J. (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory PressArts and ScienceDepartment of NeuroscienceTrent UniversityUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009)
    We present evidence that certain learning parameters can make a memory, even a very recent one, become independent of the hippocampus. We confirm earlier findings that damage to the hippocampus causes severe retrograde ...