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James Matthew McNally, Ph.D.


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  1. I01BX004500 (MCNALLY, JAMES M) Apr 1, 2019 - Mar 31, 2023
    Tuning cortical E/I balance for translational modeling of psychiatric disorders
    Role: Principal Investigator
  2. IK2BX002130 (MCNALLY, JAMES M) Apr 1, 2014 - Mar 31, 2019
    Improving cortical function & cognition in schizophrenia by modulation of mGluR5
    Role: Principal Investigator
  3. F31NS048628 (MCNALLY, JAMES M) Feb 6, 2006 - Feb 5, 2008
    Neurosecretory Granular Ca2+ Release Affects Exocytosis
    Role: Principal Investigator
  4. Z01BC010280 (HAGER, GORDON L)
    Cell motility within a cell mass
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

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  1. Thankachan S, Katsuki F, McKenna JT, Yang C, Shukla C, Deisseroth K, Uygun DS, Strecker RE, Brown RE, McNally JM, Basheer R. Thalamic Reticular Nucleus Parvalbumin Neurons Regulate Sleep Spindles and Electrophysiological Aspects of Schizophrenia in Mice. Sci Rep. 2019 Mar 05; 9(1):3607. PMID: 30837664.
  2. Hwang E, Brown RE, Kocsis B, Kim T, McKenna JT, McNally JM, Han HB, Choi JH. Optogenetic stimulation of basal forebrain parvalbumin neurons modulates the cortical topography of auditory steady-state responses. Brain Struct Funct. 2019 May; 224(4):1505-1518. PMID: 30826928.
  3. Uygun DS, Katsuki F, Bolortuya Y, Aguilar DD, McKenna JT, Thankachan S, McCarley RW, Basheer R, Brown RE, Strecker RE, McNally JM. Validation of an automated sleep spindle detection method for mouse electroencephalography. Sleep. 2019 Feb 01; 42(2). PMID: 30476300.
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  4. McNally JM, McCarley RW. Gamma band oscillations: a key to understanding schizophrenia symptoms and neural circuit abnormalities. Curr Opin Psychiatry. 2016 May; 29(3):202-10. PMID: 26900672.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  5. Kim T, Thankachan S, McKenna JT, McNally JM, Yang C, Choi JH, Chen L, Kocsis B, Deisseroth K, Strecker RE, Basheer R, Brown RE, McCarley RW. Cortically projecting basal forebrain parvalbumin neurons regulate cortical gamma band oscillations. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Mar 17; 112(11):3535-40. PMID: 25733878.
    Citations: 44     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  6. McNally JM, Custer EE, Ortiz-Miranda S, Woodbury DJ, Kraner SD, Salzberg BM, Lemos JR. Functional ryanodine receptors in the membranes of neurohypophysial secretory granules. J Gen Physiol. 2014 Jun; 143(6):693-702. PMID: 24863930.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  7. Hwang E, McNally JM, Choi JH. Reduction in cortical gamma synchrony during depolarized state of slow wave activity in mice. Front Syst Neurosci. 2013; 7:107. PMID: 24379760.
    Citations: 2     
  8. McNally JM, McCarley RW, Brown RE. Chronic Ketamine Reduces the Peak Frequency of Gamma Oscillations in Mouse Prefrontal Cortex Ex vivo. Front Psychiatry. 2013; 4:106. PMID: 24062700.
    Citations: 11     
  9. McNally JM, McCarley RW, Brown RE. Impaired GABAergic neurotransmission in schizophrenia underlies impairments in cortical gamma band oscillations. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2013 Mar; 15(3):346. PMID: 23400808.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  10. McNally JM, McCarley RW, McKenna JT, Yanagawa Y, Brown RE. Complex receptor mediation of acute ketamine application on in vitro gamma oscillations in mouse prefrontal cortex: modeling gamma band oscillation abnormalities in schizophrenia. Neuroscience. 2011 Dec 29; 199:51-63. PMID: 22027237.
    Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
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Funded by the NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant number UL1TR001102, and through institutional support from Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.