Solange Brown MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Kim J, Matney CJ, Roth RH, Brown SP. Synaptic organization of the neuronal circuits of the claustrum. Journal of Neuroscience. 2016. 36:773-784. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3643-15.2016

Peters OM, Cabrera GT, Tran H, Gendron TF, McKeon JE, Metterville J, Weiss A, Wightman N, Salameh J, Kim J, Sun H, Boylan KB, Dickson D, Kennedy Z, Lin Z, Zhang YJ, Daughrity L, Jung C, Gao FB, Sapp PC, Horvitz HR, Bosco DA, Brown SP, de Jong P, Petrucelli L, Mueller C, Brown RH. Human C9ORF72hexanucleotide expansion reproduces RNA foci and dipeptide repeat proteins but not neurodegeneration in BAC transgenic mice. Neuron. 2015. 88:902-909. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2015.11.018

Kim J, Matney CJ, Blankenship A, Hestrin S, Brown SP. Layer 6 corticothalamic neurons activate a cortical output layer, layer 5a. Journal of Neuroscience. 2014. 34:9656-9664[PDF]

Arroyo S, Bennett C, Aziz D, Brown SP, Hestrin S (2012) Prolonged disynaptic inhibition in the cortex mediated by slow, non-α7 nicotinic excitation of a specific subset of cortical interneurons. Journal of Neuroscience. 32:3859-3864.

Brown SP, Hestrin S (2009) Cell-type identity: A key to unlocking the function of neocortical circuits. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 19:415-421.

Brown SP, Hestrin S (2009) Intracortical circuits of pyramidal neurons reflect their long-range axonal targets. Nature.457:1133-1136.

Brown SP, Safo P, Regehr WG (2004) Endocannabinoids inhibit transmission at granule cell to Purkinje cell synapses by modulating three types of presynaptic calcium channels. Journal of Neuroscience. 24:5623-5631.

Brown SP*, Brenowitz SD*, Regehr WG (2003) Brief presynaptic bursts evoke synapse-specific retrograde inhibition mediated by endogenous cannabinoids. Nature Neuroscience. 10:1048-1057.  *these authors contributed equally to this work.

Rockhill RL, Daly FJ, MacNeil MA, Brown SP, Masland RH (2002) The diversity of ganglion cells in a mammalian retina.Journal of Neuroscience. 22:3831-3843.

Brown SP, Masland RH (2001) Spatial scale and cellular substrate of contrast adaptation by retinal ganglion cells. Nature Neuroscience. 4:44-51.

Brown SP, He S, Masland RH (2000) Receptive field microstructure and dendritic geometry of retinal ganglion cells.Neuron. 27:371-383.

Brown SP, Masland RH (1999) Costratitification of a population of bipolar cells with the direction-selective circuitry of the rabbit retina. Journal of Comparative Neurology. 408:97-106.