The effortless custody of automatism. Lerner TN. Science. 2018 Oct 12;362(6411):169. doi: 10.1126/science.aav1250. PubMed View PDF 

A dLight-ful New View of Neuromodulation. Cosme CV, Palissery GK, Lerner TN. Trends Neurosci. 2018 Sep;41(9):566-568. doi: 10.1016/j.tins.2018.07.004. PubMed View PDF


Nucleus accumbens D2R cells signal prior outcomes and control risky decision-making. Zalocusky KA, Ramakrishnan C, Lerner TN, Davidson TJ, Knutson B, Deisseroth K. Nature. 2016 Mar 31;531(7596):642-6. doi: 10.1038/nature17400.  PubMed  View PDF

Communication in Neural Circuits: Tools, Opportunities, and Challenges. Lerner TN, Ye L, Deisseroth K. Cell. 2016 Mar 10;164(6):1136-50. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2016.02.027.  PubMed  View PDF

Simultaneous fast measurement of circuit dynamics at multiple sites across the mammalian brain. Kim CK, Yang SJ, Pichamoorthy N, Young NP, Kauvar I, Jennings JH, Lerner TN, Berndt A, Lee SY, Ramakrishnan C, Davidson TJ, Inoue M, Bito H, Deisseroth K. Nat Methods. 2016 Feb 15. doi: 10.1038/nmeth.3770.  PubMed  View PDF


Basomedial amygdala mediates top-down control of anxiety and fear. Adhikari A*, Lerner TN*, Finkelstein J*, Pak S, Jennings JH, Davidson TJ, Ferenczi E, Gunaydin LA, Mirzabekov JJ, Ye L, Kim SY, Lei A, Deisseroth K. Nature. 2015 Nov 12;527(7577):179-85. doi: 10.1038/nature15698. *co-first authors. PubMed  View PDF

Intact-Brain Analyses Reveal Distinct Information Carried by SNc Dopamine Subcircuits. Lerner TN, Shilyansky C, Davidson TJ, Evans KE, Beier KT, Zalocusky KA, Crow AK, Malenka RC, Luo L, Tomer R, Deisseroth K. Cell. 2015 Jul 30;162(3):635-47. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2015.07.014.  PubMed  View PDF


Frequency-dependent, cell type-divergent signaling in the hippocamposeptal projection. Mattis J, Brill J, Evans S, Lerner TN, Davidson TJ, Hyun M, Ramakrishnan C, Deisseroth K, Huguenard JR. J Neurosci. 2014 Aug 27;34(35):11769-80. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5188-13.2014.  PubMed  View PDF


RGS4 is required for dopaminergic control of striatal LTD and susceptibility to parkinsonian motor deficits. Lerner TN, Kreitzer AC. Neuron. 2012 Jan 26;73(2):347-59. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2011.11.015.  PubMed  View PDF


Neuromodulatory control of striatal plasticity and behavior. Lerner TN, Kreitzer AC. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2011 Apr;21(2):322-7. doi: 10.1016/j.conb.2011.01.005.  PubMed  View PDF


Endocannabinoid signaling mediates psychomotor activation by adenosine A2A antagonists. Lerner TN, Horne EA, Stella N, Kreitzer AC. J Neurosci. 2010 Feb 10;30(6):2160-4. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5844-09.2010.  PubMed  View PDF


Key modulatory role of presynaptic adenosine A2A receptors in cortical neurotransmission to the striatal direct pathway. Quiroz C, Luján R, Uchigashima M, Simoes AP, Lerner TN, Borycz J, Kachroo A, Canas PM, Orru M, Schwarzschild MA, Rosin DL, Kreitzer AC, Cunha RA, Watanabe M, Ferré S. ScientificWorldJournal. 2009 Nov 18;9:1321-44. doi: 10.1100/tsw.2009.143.  PubMed  View PDF