Mesostriatal and mesocorticolimbic circuits

Overview

Técnicas

In vivo electrophysiological recordings

Surgery of laboratory mammals

Neuronal labeling using neural tracers

Histology, Histochemistry and Immunohistochemistry

Basic molecular biology techniques

Single neuron reconstruction

Stereology

Personnel

Staff and associated researchers:

  • Dr. Francisco Clascá, MD, PhD
  • Dra. Lucía Prensa, PhD
  • Dra. María García-Amado, PhD

Graduate students:

  • Ana Aransay García
  • Marian Evangelio

Undergraduate students:

  • Claudia Rodríguez

Technical Assistants:

  • Marta Callejo

Publications

  • Año: 2013

García-Amado M, Prensa L. Distribution of dopamine transporter immunoreactive fibers in the human amygdaloid complex. Eur J Neurosci. 2013 Dec;38(11):3589-601. doi: 10.1111/ejn.12358.

  • Año: 2013

Tripathi A, Prensa L, Mengual E. 2013. Axonal branching patterns of ventral pallidal neurons in the rat. Brain Struct Funct. 2013 Sep;218(5):1133-57.

  • Año: 2012

Bernácer J, Prensa L, Giménez-Amaya JM. 2012. Distribution of GABAergic interneurons and dopaminergic cells in the functional territories of the human striatum. PLoS One. 2012;7(1):e30504. Epub 2012 Jan 17.

  • Año: 2012

García-Amado M, Prensa L. 2012. Stereological analysis of neuron, glial and endothelial cell numbers in the human amygdaloid complex.PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e38692. Epub 2012 Jun 13.

  • Año: 2010

Cebrián C and Prensa L (2010). Basal ganglia and thalamic input from neurons located within the ventral tier cell cluster region of the substantia nigra pars compacta in the rat.The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 518, 1283- 1300.

  • Año: 2010

Tripathi A, Prensa L, Cebrián C, Mengual E. Axonal branching patterns of nucleus accumbens neurons in the rat.J Comp Neurol. 2010 Nov 15;518(22):4649-73.