Keck School Faculty

Robert Featherstone

Robert Featherstone

Assistant Professor of Research Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences
Psychiatry and The Behavioral Sciences
2250 Alcazar St. Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Early life social instability stress causes lasting cognitive decrement and elevated hippocampal stress-related gene expression Exp Neurol. 2022 08; 354:114099. . View in PubMed

Frequency-specific medial septal nucleus deep brain stimulation improves spatial memory in MK-801-treated male rats Neurobiol Dis. 2022 08; 170:105756. . View in PubMed

Calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase IIa heterozygous knockout mice show electroencephalogram and behavioral changes characteristic of a subpopulation of schizophrenia and intellectual impairment Neuroscience. 2022 09 01; 499:104-117. . View in PubMed

High-beta/low-gamma frequency activity reflects top-down predictive coding during a spatial working memory test Exp Brain Res. 2019 Jul; 237(7):1881-1888. . View in PubMed

Parvalbumin Cell Ablation of NMDA-R1 Leads to Altered Phase, But Not Amplitude, of Gamma-Band Cross-Frequency Coupling Brain Connect. 2019 04; 9(3):263-272. . View in PubMed

Src deficient mice demonstrate behavioral and electrophysiological alterations relevant to psychiatric and developmental disease Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2019 07 13; 93:84-92. . View in PubMed

Pyramidal cell-selective GluN1 knockout causes impairments in salience attribution and related EEG activity Exp Brain Res. 2018 03; 236(3):837-846. . View in PubMed

Mismatch negativity in preclinical models of schizophrenia Schizophr Res. 2018 01; 191:35-42. . View in PubMed

GABA-B Agonist Baclofen Normalizes Auditory-Evoked Neural Oscillations and Behavioral Deficits in the Fmr1 Knockout Mouse Model of Fragile X Syndrome eNeuro. 2017 Jan-Feb; 4(1). . View in PubMed

Amygdala activity associated with social choice in mice Behav Brain Res. 2017 08 14; 332:84-89. . View in PubMed

Multiple Drug Treatments That Increase cAMP Signaling Restore Long-Term Memory and Aberrant Signaling in Fragile X Syndrome Models Front Behav Neurosci. 2016; 10:136. . View in PubMed

The mGluR2 positive allosteric modulator, SAR218645, improves memory and attention deficits in translational models of cognitive symptoms associated with schizophrenia Sci Rep. 2016 10 13; 6:35320. . View in PubMed

Mouse Model of Chromosome 15q133 Microdeletion Syndrome Demonstrates Features Related to Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Neurosci. 2015 Dec 09; 35(49):16282-94. . View in PubMed

Ceftriaxone reverses ketamine-induced lasting EEG and astrocyte alterations in juvenile mice Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Nov 01; 156:14-20. . View in PubMed

Delayed emergence of behavioral and electrophysiological effects following juvenile ketamine exposure in mice Transl Psychiatry. 2015 Sep 15; 5:e635. . View in PubMed

Oxytocin reduces amygdala activity, increases social interactions, and reduces anxiety-like behavior irrespective of NMDAR antagonism Behav Neurosci. 2015 Aug; 129(4):389-98. . View in PubMed

EEG biomarkers of target engagement, therapeutic effect, and disease process Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2015 May; 1344:12-26. . View in PubMed

Pyramidal cell selective ablation of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor 1 causes increase in cellular and network excitability Biol Psychiatry. 2015 Mar 15; 77(6):556-68. . View in PubMed

The Role of Nicotine in Schizophrenia Int Rev Neurobiol. 2015; 124:23-78. . View in PubMed

Mice with subtle reduction of NMDA NR1 receptor subunit expression have a selective decrease in mismatch negativity: Implications for schizophrenia prodromal population Neurobiol Dis. 2015 Jan; 73:289-95. . View in PubMed

Parvalbumin cell ablation of NMDA-R1 causes increased resting network excitability with associated social and self-care deficits Neuropsychopharmacology. 2014 Jun; 39(7):1603-13. . View in PubMed

Juvenile exposure to ketamine causes delayed emergence of EEG abnormalities during adulthood in mice Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Jan 01; 134:123-127. . View in PubMed

Electroencephalographic and early communicative abnormalities in Brattleboro rats Physiol Rep. 2013 Oct; 1(5):e00100. . View in PubMed

Electrophysiological and behavioral responses to ketamine in mice with reduced Akt1 expression Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2013 Jun; 227(4):639-49. . View in PubMed

Subchronic ketamine treatment leads to permanent changes in EEG, cognition and the astrocytic glutamate transporter EAAT2 in mice Neurobiol Dis. 2012 Sep; 47(3):338-46. . View in PubMed

Nicotine normalizes event related potentials in COMT-Val-tg mice and increases gamma and theta spectral density Behav Neurosci. 2012 Apr; 126(2):332-43. . View in PubMed

Nicotine receptor subtype-specific effects on auditory evoked oscillations and potentials PLoS One. 2012; 7(7):e39775. . View in PubMed

AVE1625, a cannabinoid CB1 receptor antagonist, as a co-treatment with antipsychotics for schizophrenia: improvement in cognitive function and reduction of antipsychotic-side effects in rodents Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2011 May; 215(1):149-63. . View in PubMed

The amphetamine-induced sensitized state as a model of schizophrenia Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2007 Nov 15; 31(8):1556-71. . View in PubMed

Lesions of the dorsolateral striatum impair the acquisition of a simplified stimulus-response dependent conditional discrimination task Neuroscience. 2005; 136(2):387-95. . View in PubMed

Dorsal striatum and stimulus-response learning: lesions of the dorsolateral, but not dorsomedial, striatum impair acquisition of a stimulus-response-based instrumental discrimination task, while sparing conditioned place preference learning Neuroscience. 2004; 124(1):23-31. . View in PubMed

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