Donald A Wilson, Ph.D.
Professor,(tenured) Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and
Department of Neuroscience & Physiology
New York University School of Medicine
Senior Research Scientist, and Deputy Director, Emotional Brain Institute
Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research
Affiliated Professor, Department of Biology
University of Oklahoma
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Full Curriculum Vita (pdf)
Some representative papers:
Kadohisa, M. and Wilson, D.A. Separate encoding of identity and similarity of complex familiar odors in piriform cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), 2006, 103:15206-15211.
Barnes, D., Hofacer, R., Zaman, A., Rennaker, R.L. and Wilson, D.A. Olfactory perceptual stability and discrimination. Nature Neuroscience, 2008, 11: 1378-1380.
Wesson, D.W., Levy, E., Nixon, R.A. and Wilson, D.A. Olfactory dysfunction correlates with amyloid-β burden in an Alzheimer’s disease mouse model. Journal of Neuroscience, 2010, 30:505-514.
Wilson, D.A. and Sullivan, R.M. Cortical processing of odor objects. Neuron, 2011, 72:506-519.
Chapuis, J. and Wilson, D.A. Bidirectional plasticity of cortical pattern recognition and behavioral sensory acuity, Nature Neuroscience, 2012, 15:155-161.
Cramer, P.E., Cirrito J.R., Wesson, D.W., Lee, C.Y.D., Karlo, J.C., Zinn, A.E., Restivo, J.L., Goebel, W.D., James, M.J., Brunden, K.R., Wilson, D.A. and Landreth, G.E. ApoE-directed therapeutics rapidly clear β-amyloid and reverse deficits in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease. Science, 2012, 335:1503-1506.
Barnes, D.C. and Wilson, D.A. Slow-wave sleep-imposed replay modulates both strength and precision of memory. Journal of Neuroscience, 2014, 34: 5134-5142.
Cohen, Y., Putrino, D. and Wilson, D.A. Dynamic cortical lateralization during olfactory discrimination learning. Journal of Physiology, 2015, 593(7):1701-1714.
Sadrian, B. and Wilson, D.A. Optogenetic
stimulation of lateral amygdala input to posterior piriform cortex
modulates single-snit and ensemble odor processing. Front Neural Circuits. 2015 Dec 21;9:81. doi: 10.3389/fncir.2015.00081
Courtiol, E. and Wilson, D.A. Neural representation of odor-guided behavior in the rat olfactory thalamus. Journal of Neuroscience, 2016, 36(22):5946-5960.
BOOKS: Wilson, D.A. and Stevenson, R. J. Learning to Smell: Olfactory Perception from Neurobiology to Behavior. Johns Hopkins Press, 336 pages, 2006.
Reviews of "Learning to Smell"
"A landmark that may reshape efforts in this field", Khan and Sobel, Nature Neuroscience, 2007, 10:7.
"Essential reading for any student or researcher entering, or already working, in the field of olfaction." Graham Bell, ChemoSense, 2006.
Barkai, E. and Wilson, D.A. (Editors). Odor Memory and Perception. Progress in Brain Research, volume 208.
Elsevier, Oxford, UK, 2014.
Last update 6/2016