Conte Center

Vanderbilt / NIMH Silvio O. Conte Center for Neuroscience Research

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Vanderbilt University
465 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232
615-936-1898
For more information,
please contact Denise Malone.



Deneris Publications

P50MH096972, Project 1: Early Brain Serotonin and Its Lasting Impact on Neuronal Epigenetic Programming


Carlson KS, Whitney MS, Gadziola MA, Deneris ES, Wesson DW. Preservation of Essential Odor-Guided Behaviors and Odor-Based Reversal Learning after Targeting Adult Brain Serotonin Synthesis. eNeuro. 2016 Nov 17;3(5). pii: ENEURO.0257-16.2016. PMID: 27896310 PMCID: PMC5112565.


Whitney MS, Shemery AM, Yaw AM, Donovan LJ, Glass JD,
Deneris ES. Adult Brain Serotonin Deficiency Causes Hyperactivity, Circadian Disruption, and Elimination of Siestas. J Neurosci. 2016 Sep 21;36(38):9828-42. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1469-16.2016. PMID: 27656022 PMCID: PMC5030349 [Available on 2017-03-21]


Wyler SC, Spencer WC, Green NH, Rood BD, Crawford L, Craige C, Gresch P, McMahon DG, Beck SG,
Deneris E. Pet-1 Switches Transcriptional Targets Postnatally to Regulate Maturation of Serotonin Neuron Excitability. J Neurosci. 2016 Feb 3;36(5):1758-74. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3798-15.2016. PMID: 26843655 PMCID: PMC4737783


Baganz NL, Lindler KM, Zhu CB, Smith JT, Robson MJ, Iwamoto H,
Deneris ES, Hewlett WA, Blakely RD. A requirement of serotonergic p38α mitogen-activated protein kinase for peripheral immune system activation of CNS serotonin uptake and serotonin-linked behaviors. Transl Psychiatry. 2015 Nov 3;5:e671. doi: 10.1038/tp.2015.168. PubMed PMID: 26529424. PMCID: PMC5068761.


Wyler SC, Donovan LJ, Yeager M,
Deneris E. Pet-1 Controls Tetrahydrobiopterin Pathway and Slc22a3 Transporter Genes in Serotonin Neurons. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2015 Jul 15;6(7):1198-205. doi: 10.1021/cn500331z. Epub 2015 Feb 18. PubMed PMID: 25642596; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4504805.


Deneris ES, Hobert O. Maintenance of postmitotic neuronal cell identity. Nat Neurosci. 2014 Jul;17(7):899-907. doi: 10.1038/nn.3731. Epub 2014 Jun 15. Review. PubMed PMID: 24929660; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4472461.


Ciarleglio CM, Resuehr HE, Axley JC,
Deneris ES, McMahon DG. Pet-1 deficiency alters the circadian clock and its temporal organization of behavior. PLoS One. 2014 May 15;9(5):e97412. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097412. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 24831114; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4022518.


Spoida K, Masseck OA,
Deneris ES, Herlitze S. Gq/5-HT2c receptor signals activate a local GABAergic inhibitory feedback circuit to modulate serotonergic firing and anxiety in mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Apr 29;111(17):6479-84. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1321576111. Epub 2014 Apr 14. PubMed PMID: 24733892; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4035925.


Narboux-Nême N, Angenard G, Mosienko V, Klempin F, Pitychoutis PM,
Deneris E, Bader M, Giros B, Alenina N, Gaspar P. Postnatal growth defects in mice with constitutive depletion of central serotonin. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2013 Jan 16;4(1):171-81. doi: 10.1021/cn300165x. Epub 2012 Dec 15. PubMed PMID: 23336056; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3547491.


Kiyasova V, Bonnavion P, Scotto-Lomassese S, Fabre V, Sahly I, Tronche F,
Deneris E, Gaspar P, Fernandez SP. A subpopulation of serotonergic neurons that do not express the 5-HT1A autoreceptor. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2013 Jan 16;4(1):89-95. doi: 10.1021/cn300157s. Epub 2012 Nov 7. PubMed PMID: 23336048; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3547476.