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Prof Kevin Fox  -  PhD

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Jacob, V., Petreanu, L., Wright., N.F., Svoboda, K., and Fox, K. (2012) Regular spiking and instrinsic bursting pyramidal cells show orthogonal forms of experience-dependent plasticity in layer V of barrel cortex. Neuron 73(2):391-404

 Ranson, A., Cheetham, C.E., Fox, K and Sengpiel, F. (2012) Homeostatic plasticity is required for juveline but not adult ocular dominance plasticity. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 109(4)1311-16 doi 10.1073/pnas.1112204109

Hardingham, N.R., Dachtler, J., Wright, N.F., Glazewski, S., Blain, E. and Fox, K.(2011) Cortical experience-dependent plasticity acts via GluR1 and a novel  aNOS1 dependent synaptic mechanism . J. Neurosci. 31(31):11220-11230

Dachtler, J., Fox, K and Good, MA. (2011) Gender specific requirement of GluR1 receptors in contextual conditioning but not spatial learning. Neurobiol. Learn Mem. 96(3):461-7

Cheetham C.E. and Fox, K. (2011) The role of sensory experience in presynaptic development  is cortical area-specific . J. Physiol. Dec 1;589(Pt 23):5691 PMID: 21946850

Constitutively active H-ras accelerates multiple forms of plasticity in developing visual cortex. Kaneko M, Cheetham CE, Lee YS, Silva AJ, Stryker MP, Fox K. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Oct 11. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 20937865 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] Related citations

Presynaptic development at L4 to l2/3 excitatory synapses follows different time courses in visual and somatosensory cortex.Cheetham CE, Fox K. J Neurosci. 2010 Sep 22;30(38):12566-71. PMID: 20861362 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Related citations

Structural plasticity underlies experience-dependent functional plasticity of cortical circuits.Wilbrecht L, Holtmaat A, Wright N, Fox K, Svoboda K. J Neurosci. 2010 Apr 7;30(14):4927-32. PMID: 20371813 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Fox K. Experience-dependent plasticity mechanisms for neural rehabilitation in somatosensory cortex. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2009 Feb 12;364(1515):369-81.

Wright N, Fox K. Origins of cortical layer v surround receptive fields in the rat barrel cortex. J Neurophysiol. 2010 Feb;103(2):709-24. Epub 2009 Nov 25.

Fox, K (2008) Barrel Cortex. Cambridge University Press Cambridge, New York, Melbourne. ISBN 978-0-521-85217-3 

Wright N, Glazewski S, Hardingham N, Phillips K, Pervolaraki E, Fox K. (2008) Laminar analysis of the role of GluR1 in experience-dependent and synaptic depression in barrel cortex. Nat Neurosci. Oct;11(10):1140-2

Fox, K.(2008) Experience-dependent plasticity mechanisms for neural rehabilitation in somatosensory cortex. Phil Trans Roy Soc Lond (B). In Theme Issue ‘Sensory learning: from neural mechanisms to rehabilitation’ compiled by Paul V. McGraw, Ben S. Webb and David R. Moore DOI 10.1098/rstb.2008.0252.

Ehninger, D., Li, W., Fox, K., Stryker M.P., and Silva, A.J. (2008) Reversing neurodevelopmental disorders in adults.  Neuron 60(6):950-60

Hardingham, N, Wright, N and Fox, K (2008) Sensory deprivation unmasks a PKA-dependent pathway for cortical synaptic plasticity that operates in parallel with CaMKII. Neuron 60(5):861-74 doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2008.10.018

Phillips, KG, Hardingham, NR., and Fox, K. (2008) Post-synaptic action potentials are required for nitric oxide-dependent LTP in CA1 neurons of adult GluR1 knockout and wild-type mice. J. Neuroscience.28(52):14031-41

Hardingham, N., Hardingham, GE., Fox, K., and Jack, J (2007) Pre- synaptic efficacy directs normalization of synaptic strength following paired activity. J. Neurophysiol. Apr;97(4):2965-75. Epub 2007 Jan 31.

Hardingham, NR., and Fox, K. (2006) the role of Nitric oxide and GluR-1 in pre and post-synaptic components of neocortical potentiation J. Neuroscience 26(28):7395-7404

Hardingham, N., Bannister, N., Read. J., Fox, K., Hardingham, GE., and Jack, J (2006) Extracellular calcium regulates synaptic efficacy through group 1 metabotropic glutamate receptors. J. Neurosci 26:6345-6337

Fox, K and Wong, R (2005) A comparison of experience-dependent plasticity in the visual and somatosensory systems Neuron 48: 465-477

Dagnew, E. Latchamsetty K., Li, X., Erinjeri, J., Miller, B., Fox, K. and Woolsey, T.A. (2003) Glutamate receptor blockade alters the development of intracortical connections in rat barrel cortex. Somstosensory and Motor Research 20:77-84

Fox, K. (2003) Synaptic plasticity: the subcellular location of CaMKII controls plasticity. Current Biology 13:143-145

Hardingham, N., Glazewski, S. Pakhotin, P. Giese, K.P, Mizuno, K, Chapman P, Fox K. (2003) Neocortical long-term potentiation and experience-dependent synaptic plasticity require alpha-calcium/ calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II autophosphorylation J. Neurosci. 23:4428-4436

Fox, K. (2002) Pathways and mechanisms for plasticity in the barrel cortex. Neuroscience 111:799-814

Fox, K., Glazewski, S. and Wallace, H. (2002) Is there a thalamic component to experience-dependent cortical plasticity? Phil Trans Royal Society (Lond B) 357:1709-1715

Fox, K. and Caterson B. (2002) Freeing the brain from the perineuronal net Science 298:1187-1189

Wallace, H. Liming, K. Glazewski, S. and Fox, K (2001) The role of cortical activity in experience-dependent potentiation and depression of sensory responses in barrel field. J. Neurosci. 21(11):3881-3894.Glazewski, S., Bejar, R., Mayford, M., and Fox, K. (2001) The effect of autonomous alpha-CamKII expression on sensory responses and experience dependent plasticity in mouse barrel cortex. Neuropharmacology 41:771-778