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Prof Vincenzo Crunelli 

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David, F., Schmiedt, J.T., Taylor, H.L., Orban, G., Di Giovanni, G., Uebele, V.N., Renger, J.J., Lambert, R.C., Leresche. N. and Crunelli, V. (2013). Essential thalamic contribution to slow waves of natural sleep. J. Neurosci., 33, 19599-19610.

Connelly, W.M, Fyson, S.J., Errington, A.C., McCafferty, C.P., Cope, D.W., Di Giovanni, G. and Crunelli V. (2013). GABA-B Receptors Regulate Extrasynaptic GABA-A Receptors. J. Neurosci., 33, 3780-3785.

Pirttimaki, T., Parri, H.R. and Crunelli, V. (2013). Astrocytic GABA transporter GAT-1 dysfunction in experimental absence seizures. J. Physiol., 591, 823-833.

Errington, A.C., Hughes, S.W. and Crunelli,V. (2012). Rhythmic dendritic Ca2+ oscillations in thalamocortical neurons during slow non-REM sleep-related activity in vitro. J. Physiol., 590, 3691- 3700.

Errington, A.C., Di Giovanni, G., Crunelli, V. and Cope, D.W. (2011). mGluR control of interneuron output regulates feedforward tonic GABAA inhibition in the visual thalamus. J. Neurosci., 31, 8669-8680.

Errington, A.C., Renger, J.J., Uebele, V.N. and Crunelli, V. (2010). State-dependent firing determines intrinsic dendritic Ca2+ signalling in thalamocortical neurons. J. Neurosci., 30, 14843-14853.

Dreyfus, F.M., Tscherter, A., Errington, A.C., Renger, J.J., Shin, H-S., Uebele, V.N., Crunelli, V., Lambert, R.C., Leresche, N. (2010). Selective T-type calcium channel block in thalamic neurons reveals channel redundancy and physiological impact of I-Twindow J. Neurosci., 30, 99-109.

Crunelli, V. and Hughes, S.W. (2010). The slow (< 1Hz) sleep rhythm: a dialogue of three cardinal oscillators. Nat. Neurosci., 13, 9-17.

Lörincz, M., Geall, F., Bao, Y., Crunelli, V. and Hughes, S.W. (2009). ATP-dependent infra-slow (<0.1 Hz) oscillation in thalamic networks. PLoS One, 2, e4447.

Lörincz, M., Kekesi, K., Juhasz, G., Crunelli, V. and Hughes, S.W. (2009). Temporal framing of thalamic relay-mode firing by phasic inhibition during the alpha rhythm. Neuron, 63, 683-696.

Cope, D.W., Di Giovanni, G., Fyson, S.J., Orban, G., Errimgton, A.C., Lorincz, M.L., Gould, T.M., Carter, D.A. and Crunelli, V. (2009). Enhanced tonic GABAA inhibition in typical absence seizures. Nat. Medic., 15, 1392-1398.

Lörincz, M., Crunelli, V. and Hughes, S.W. (2008) Cellular dynamics of cholinergically induced alpha (8-13 Hz) rhythms in sensory thalamic nuclei in vitro. J. Neurosci.28, 660-671.

Blethyn, K.L., Hughes, S.W., Tóth, T.I., Cope, D.W. and Crunelli, V. (2006). Neuronal basis of the slow (<1Hz) oscillation in neurons of the nucleus reticularis thalami in vitro. J. Neurosci., 26, 2474-2486.

Hughes, S.W., Lörincz, M., Cope, D.W., Blethyn, K.L., Kékesi, K.A., Parri, H.R., Juhász, G. and Crunelli, V. (2004) Synchronized oscillations at alpha and theta frequencies in the lateral geniculate nucleus. Neuron, 42, 253-68.

Hughes, S.W., Cope, D.W., Blethyn, K.L. and Crunelli V. (2002). Cellular mechanisms of the slow (<1Hz) oscillation in thalamocortical neurons in vitro. Neuron, 33, 947-958.

Parri, H.R., Gould, T.M. and Crunelli, V. (2001). Spontaneous astrocytic Ca2+ oscillations in situ drive NMDAR-mediated neuronal excitation. Nature Neurosci., 4, 803-812.