Publications

Scholarly Journals--Published

  • Shen G and Shi WX (2021) Amphetamine Promotes Cortical Up State in Part Via Dopamine Receptors. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 12 (2176):  https://doi.org/10.3389/fphar.2021.728729  (08/2021)
  • Shen G, Shi WX (2020) Amphetamine promotes cortical Up state: Role of adrenergic receptors Addict Biol. 2020 Jan 31:e12879. doi: 10.1111/adb.12879. (01/2020)
  • Liu XX, Yang L, Shao LX, He Y, Wu G, Bao YH, Lu NN, Gong DM, Lu YP, Cui TT, Sun NH, Chen DY, Shi WX, Fukunaga K, Chen HS, Chen Z, Han F, Lu YM (2019) Endothelial Cdk5 deficit leads to the development of spontaneous epilepsy through CXCL1/CXCR2-mediated reactive astrogliosis. J Exp Med. 2019 Nov 7. pii: jem.20180992. doi: 10.1084/jem.20180992. [Epub ahead of print] (11/2019)
  • Shao LX, Jiang Q, Liu XX, Gong DM, Yin YX, Wu G, Sun NH, Wang CK, Chen QZ, Yu C, Shi WX, Fan HY, Fukunaga K, Chen Z, Lu YM, Han F. (2019) Functional coupling of Tmem74 and HCN1 channels regulates anxiety-like behavior in BLA neurons. Mol Psychiatry. 24(10):1461-1477. (10/2019)
  • Chen DY, Sun NH, Lu YP, Hong LJ, Cui TT, Wang CK, Chen XH, Wang SS, Feng LL, Shi WX, Fukunaga K, Chen Z, Lu YM, Han F (2019) GPR124 facilitates pericyte polarization and migration by regulating the formation of filopodia during ischemic injury. Theranostics. 9(20):5937-5955. (08/2019)
  • Tan C, Lu NN, Wang CK, Chen DY, Sun NH, Lyu H, Körbelin J, Shi WX, Fukunaga K, Lu YM, Han F (2019) Endothelium-Derived Semaphorin 3G Regulates Hippocampal Synaptic Structure and Plasticity via Neuropilin-2/PlexinA4.  Neuron. 101(5):920-937 (03/2019)
  • Shen G, Han F, Shi WX (2018) Effects of Low Doses of Ketamine on Pyramidal Neurons in Rat Prefrontal Cortex. Neuroscience. 384:178-187 (09/2018)
  • Dela Peña IC, Shen G, Shi WX (2018) Methylphenidate significantly alters the functional coupling between the prefrontal cortex and dopamine neurons in the ventral tegmental area. Neuropharmacology. 2018 Mar 15;131:431-439. (2018)
  • Liu CL, Wang YK, Jin GZ, Shi WX, Gao M (2018) Cocaine-induced locomotor sensitization associates with slow oscillatory firing of neurons in the ventral tegmental area. Sci Rep. 2018 Feb 19;8(1):3274 (2018)
  • Dela Peña ID, Shi WX. (2016) Chemogenetic approach to model hypofrontality. Med Hypotheses. 93:113-6. (2016)
  • Satoorian T et al (2016) MicroRNA223 promotes pathogenic T-cell development and autoimmune inflammation in central nervous system in mice. Immunology. 148(4):326-38. (2016)
  • Dela Peña I, Gevorkiana R, Shi WX (2015) Psychostimulants affect dopamine transmission through both dopamine transporter-dependent and independent mechanisms. Eur J Pharmacol. 764:562-70. (2015)
  • Wang et al (2015) P2RX7 sensitizes Mac-1/ICAM-1-dependent leukocyte-endothelial adhesion and promotes neurovascular injury during septic encephalopathy Cell Res. 25(6):674-90. (2015)
  • Karain B, Xu D, Bellone JA, Hartman RE, Shi WX (2015) Rat globus pallidus neurons: functional classification and effects of dopamine depletion. Synapse 69(1):41-51. (2015)
  • Sun SW, Liang HF, Mei J, Xu D, Shi WX (2014) In vivo diffusion tensor imaging of amyloid-β-induced white matter damage in mice. J Alzheimers Dis. 38(1):93-101 (2014)
  • Wu J, Gao M, Shen JX, Shi WX, Oster AM, Gutkin BS (2013) Cortical control of VTA function and influence on nicotine reward. Biochem Pharmacol. 86(8):1173-80. (2013)
  • Jeong J, Shi WX, Hoffman R, Oh J, Gore JC, Bunney BS, and Peterson BS (2012) Bursting as a Source of Nonlinear Determinism in the Firing Patterns of Nigral Dopamine Neurons. Eur J Neurosci. 36(9):3214-23 (2013)
  • J Jeong, WX Shi, R Hoffman, J Oh, JC Gore, BS Bunney, and BS Peterson, Bursting as a Source of Nonlinear Determinism in the Firing Patterns of Nigral Dopamine Neurons, Eur J Neurosci, doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2012.08238.x. [Epub ahead of print] (2012) (10/2012)
  • Krstenansky JL, Xu D, Leitzke R, Saldivar A, Gevorkian R, Shi WX, Adrenochrome and related oxidative metabolites of catecholamines: effects on dopamine neurons and receptor binding profiles. Schizophr Res. 133(1-3):264-5 (2011) (10/2012)
  • Zhang D, Gao M, Xu D, Shi WX, Gutkin B, Steffensen SC, Lukas RJ, and Wu J (2012) Impact of prefrontal cortex in nicotine-induced excitation of VTA dopamine neurons in anesthetized rats. J Neurosci. 32(36):12366-12375 (10/2012)
  • Xu D, Karain B, Brantley E, Shi WX, Effects of L-DOPA on nigral dopamine neurons and local field potential: comparison with apomorphine and muscimol, J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 337(2):533-9,  2011 (05/2011)
  • Shi WX, Electrophysiological characteristics of dopamine neurons: A 35-year update, J Neural Transm Suppl (73): 103-119, 2009 (10/2009)
  • Di Giovanni G, Shi WX. Effects of scopolamine on dopamine neurons in the substantia nigra: role of the pedunculopontine tegmental nucleus, Synapse, 63(8):673-80, 2009 (08/2009)
  • Zhang D, Yang S, Jin GZ, Bunney BS, Shi WX. "Oscillatory Firing of Dopamine Neurons: Differences between Cells in the Substantia Nigra and Ventral Tegmental Area." Synapse  (2008): 62(3):169-75. (03/2008)
  • Shi WX, Zhang XY, Pun CL, Bunney BS. "Clozapine blocks D-amphetamine-induced excitation of dopamine neurons in the ventral tegmental area." Neuropsychopharmacology 32(9). (2007): 1922-1928. (09/2007)
  • Gu WH, Yang S, Shi WX, Zhen XC, Jin GZ.. "Effects of (-)-stepholidine on NMDA receptors: comparison with haloperidol and clozapine." Acta Pharmacol Sin 28(7). (2007): 953-958. (07/2007)
  • Gu WH, Yang S, Shi WX, Jin GZ, Zhen XC. "Requirement of PSD-95 for dopamine D1 receptor modulating glutamate NR1a/NR2B receptor function." Acta Pharmacol Sin 28(6). (2007): 756-762. (06/2007)
  • Shi WX . "The auditory cortex in schizophrenia." Biol Psychiatry 61(7). (2007): 829-30. (04/2007)
  • Gao M, Liu CL, Yang S, Jin GZ, Bunney BS, Shi WX . "Functional coupling between the prefrontal cortex and dopamine neurons in the ventral tegmental area." J Neurosci 27(20). (2007): 5414-5421. (01/2007)
  • Shi WX. "Neurobiology of psychostimulant addiction." Chin J Drug Depend 15(3). (2006): 168-172. (07/2006)
  • Zhou Y, Bunney BS, Shi WX . "Differential effects of cocaine on firing rate and pattern of dopamine neurons: Role of α1 receptors and comparison with l-dopa and apomorphine. ." Journal of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics 317(1). (2006): 196-201. (07/2006)
  • Mo YQ, Jin XL, Chen YT, Jin GZ, Shi WX (2005) Effects of l-stepholidine on forebrain Fos expression: comparison with clozapine and haloperidol. Neuropsychopharmacology 30:261-267. (08/2005)
  • Shi WX (2005) Slow oscillatory firing: a major firing pattern of dopamine neurons in the ventral tegmental area. J Neurophysiol. 94 (5): 3516-22. (08/2005)
  • Shi WX, Pun CL, Zhou Y (2004) Psychostimulants induce low-frequency oscillations in the firing activity of dopamine neurons. Neuropsychopharmacology 29:2160-2167. (08/2004)
  • Shi WX, Zhang XX (2003), Dendritic glutamate-induced bursting in the prefrontal cortex: further characterization and effects of phencyclidine. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 305:680-687. (08/2003)
  • Shi WX, Zhang XX (2003), Dendritic glutamate-induced bursting in the prefrontal cortex: further characterization and effects of phencyclidine. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 305:680-687. (08/2003)
  • Hoffman RE, Shi WX, Bunney BS (2001), Anatomic basis of sequence-dependent predictability exhibited by nigral dopamine neuron firing patterns. Synapse 39:133-138. (08/2001)
  • Zhang XX, Shi WX (2001), Dynamic modulation of NMDA-induced responses by ifenprodil in rat prefrontal cortex. Synapse 39:313-318. (08/2001)
  • Shi WX, Pun CL, Smith PL, Bunney BS (2000), Endogenous DA-mediated feedback inhibition of DA neurons: involvement of both D(1)- and D(2)-like receptors. Synapse 35:111-119. (08/2000)
  • Shi WX, Pun CL, Zhang XX, Jones MD, Bunney BS (2000), Dual effects of D-amphetamine on dopamine neurons mediated by dopamine and nondopamine receptors. J Neurosci 20:3504-3511. (08/2000)
  • Zhang XX, Bunney BS, Shi WX (2000), Enhancement of NMDA-induced current by the putative NR2B selective antagonist ifenprodil. Synapse 37:56-63. (08/2000)
  • Zhang XX, Shi WX (1999), Dendritic glutamate-induced bursting in prefrontal pyramidal cells: role of NMDA and non-NMDA receptors. Acta Pharmacol Sin 20:1125-1131. (08/1999)
  • Zheng P, Zhang XX, Bunney BS, Shi WX (1999), Opposite modulation of cortical N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor-mediated responses by low and high concentrations of dopamine. Neuroscience 91:527-535. (08/1999)
  • Shi WX, Zheng P, Liang XF, Bunney BS (1997), Characterization of dopamine-induced depolarization of prefrontal cortical neurons. Synapse 26:415-422. (08/1997)
  • Shi WX, Smith PL, Pun CL, Millet B, Bunney BS (1997), D1-D2 interaction in feedback control of midbrain dopamine neurons. J Neurosci 17:7988-7994. (08/1997)
  • Shim SS, Bunney BS, Shi WX (1996), Effects of lesions in the medial prefrontal cortex on the activity of midbrain dopamine neurons. Neuropsychopharmacology 15:437-441. (08/1996)
  • Sklair-Tavron L, Shi WX, Lane SB, Harris HW, Bunney BS, Nestler EJ (1996), Chronic morphine induces visible changes in the morphology of mesolimbic dopamine neurons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 93:11202-11207. (08/1996)