Faculty

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Brian Lee, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Neurological Surgery
HCT 1520 San Pablo St Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Publications

Variability in Antifungal and Antiviral Use in Hospitalized Children. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Jun; 38(6):743-746. View in: PubMed

Sharing Antimicrobial Reports for Pediatric Stewardship (SHARPS): A Quality Improvement Collaborative. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017 Apr 04. View in: PubMed

GLP-1 acts on habenular avoidance circuits to control nicotine intake. Nat Neurosci. 2017 Apr 03. View in: PubMed

Variability in Antifungal and Antiviral Use in Hospitalized Children. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Mar 15; 1-4. View in: PubMed

Clinical Impact of an Antibiotic Stewardship Program at a Children's Hospital. Infect Dis Ther. 2017 Mar; 6(1):103-113. View in: PubMed

Effect of an Asthma Guideline in 2 Pediatric Emergency Departments and an Urgent Care Center. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017 Feb 04. View in: PubMed

Clinical Impact of an Antibiotic Stewardship Program at a Children's Hospital. Infect Dis Ther. 2016 Dec 02. View in: PubMed

Rates of ICU Transfers After a Scheduled Night-Shift Interprofessional Huddle. Hosp Pediatr. 2016 Apr; 6(4):234-42. View in: PubMed

Acute Recurrent Pancreatitis in Children: A Study From the Pediatric Health Information System. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 Mar; 62(3):450-2. View in: PubMed

Developing a risk stratification model for predicting future health care use in asthmatic children. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2016 Jan; 116(1):26-30. View in: PubMed

A Single-Center Experience with the NeuroPace RNS System: A Review of Techniques and Potential Problems. World Neurosurg. 2015 Sep; 84(3):719-26. View in: PubMed

Antimicrobial stewardship programs in freestanding children's hospitals. Pediatrics. 2015 Jan; 135(1):33-9. View in: PubMed

Impairment of the anterior thalamic head direction cell network following administration of the NMDA antagonist MK-801. Brain Res Bull. 2014 Oct; 109:77-87. View in: PubMed

Bidirectional modulation of incubation of cocaine craving by silent synapse-based remodeling of prefrontal cortex to accumbens projections. Neuron. 2014 Sep 17; 83(6):1453-67. View in: PubMed

Recapitulating flesh with silicon and steel: advancements in upper extremity robotic prosthetics. World Neurosurg. 2014 May-Jun; 81(5-6):730-41. View in: PubMed

Prevalence and characteristics of antimicrobial stewardship programs at freestanding children's hospitals in the United States. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Mar; 35(3):265-71. View in: PubMed

Linezolid use in hospitalized children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 Jan; 33(1):e14-8. View in: PubMed

Increased reprogramming of human fetal hepatocytes compared with adult hepatocytes in feeder-free conditions. Cell Transplant. 2014 Jan; 23(1):27-38. View in: PubMed

Maturation of silent synapses in amygdala-accumbens projection contributes to incubation of cocaine craving. Nat Neurosci. 2013 Nov; 16(11):1644-51. View in: PubMed

Exposure to cocaine regulates inhibitory synaptic transmission in the nucleus accumbens. J Neurosci. 2013 Apr 17; 33(16):6753-8. View in: PubMed

A primer on brain-machine interfaces, concepts, and technology: a key element in the future of functional neurorestoration. World Neurosurg. 2013 Mar-Apr; 79(3-4):457-71. View in: PubMed

Selective presynaptic enhancement of the prefrontal cortex to nucleus accumbens pathway by cocaine. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jan 08; 110(2):713-8. View in: PubMed

Selective presynaptic enhancement of the prefrontal cortex to nucleus accumbens pathway by cocaine. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jan 8; 110(2):713-8. View in: PubMed

Quantum computing: a prime modality in neurosurgery's future. World Neurosurg. 2012 Nov; 78(5):404-8. View in: PubMed

Searching for presynaptic NMDA receptors in the nucleus accumbens. J Neurosci. 2011 Dec 14; 31(50):18453-63. View in: PubMed

Cocaine-induced metaplasticity in the nucleus accumbens: silent synapse and beyond. Neuropharmacology. 2011 Dec; 61(7):1060-9. View in: PubMed

A silent synapse-based mechanism for cocaine-induced locomotor sensitization. J Neurosci. 2011 Jun 01; 31(22):8163-74. View in: PubMed

A silent synapse-based mechanism for cocaine-induced locomotor sensitization. J Neurosci. 2011 Jun 1; 31(22):8163-74. View in: PubMed

Reducing hippocampal cell proliferation in the adult rat does not prevent the acquisition of cocaine-induced conditioned place preference. Neurosci Lett. 2010 Aug 30; 481(1):41-6. View in: PubMed

In vivo cocaine experience generates silent synapses. Neuron. 2009 Jul 16; 63(1):40-7. View in: PubMed

The NMDA antagonist MK-801 disrupts reconsolidation of a cocaine-associated memory for conditioned place preference but not for self-administration in rats. Learn Mem. 2008 Dec; 15(12):857-65. View in: PubMed

Landmark control and updating of self-movement cues are largely maintained in head direction cells after lesions of the posterior parietal cortex. Behav Neurosci. 2008 Aug; 122(4):827-40. View in: PubMed

Homeostatic recovery of downstate-upstate cycling in nucleus accumbens neurons. Neurosci Lett. 2008 Apr 04; 434(3):282-8. View in: PubMed

Homeostatic recovery of downstate-upstate cycling in nucleus accumbens neurons. Neurosci Lett. 2008 Apr 4; 434(3):282-8. View in: PubMed

Specific and sensitive detection of nucleic acids and RNases using gold nanoparticle-RNA-fluorescent dye conjugates. Chem Commun (Camb). 2007 Nov 14; (42):4342-4. View in: PubMed

An elementary school outbreak of varicella attributed to vaccine failure: policy implications. J Infect Dis. 2004 Aug 01; 190(3):477-83. View in: PubMed

An elementary school outbreak of varicella attributed to vaccine failure: policy implications. J Infect Dis. 2004 Aug 1; 190(3):477-83. View in: PubMed

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