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Michael V Baratta

TitleSr Research Associate
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Boulder

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    F31MH075213     (BARATTA, MICHAEL V)Jul 1, 2005 - Jun 30, 2007
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R21MH106817     (BARATTA, MICHAEL V)Sep 1, 2015 - Jun 30, 2017
    Embedded Prefrontal Circuits in Stress Resilience
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Zhang K, Baratta MV, Liu G, Frank MG, Leslie NR, Watkins LR, Maier SF, Hutchinson MR, Goldys EM. A novel platform for in vivo detection of cytokine release within discrete brain regions. Brain Behav Immun. 2018 07; 71:18-22. PMID: 29678795.
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    2. Grace PM, Wang X, Strand KA, Baratta MV, Zhang Y, Galer EL, Yin H, Maier SF, Watkins LR. DREADDed microglia in pain: Implications for spinal inflammatory signaling in male rats. Exp Neurol. 2018 06; 304:125-131. PMID: 29530713.
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    3. Baratta MV, Leslie NR, Fallon IP, Dolzani SD, Chun LE, Tamalunas AM, Watkins LR, Maier SF. Behavioural and neural sequelae of stressor exposure are not modulated by controllability in females. Eur J Neurosci. 2018 Apr; 47(8):959-967. PMID: 29359831.
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    4. Baratta MV, Maier SF. New tools for understanding coping and resilience. Neurosci Lett. 2019 Feb 06; 693:54-57. PMID: 28963058.
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    5. Amadi U, Lim SH, Liu E, Baratta MV, Goosens KA. Hippocampal Processing of Ambiguity Enhances Fear Memory. Psychol Sci. 2017 02; 28(2):143-161. PMID: 28182526.
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    6. Dolzani SD, Baratta MV, Amat J, Agster KL, Saddoris MP, Watkins LR, Maier SF. Activation of a Habenulo-Raphe Circuit Is Critical for the Behavioral and Neurochemical Consequences of Uncontrollable Stress in the Male Rat. eNeuro. 2016 Sep-Oct; 3(5). PMID: 27785462.
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    7. Sørensen AT, Cooper YA, Baratta MV, Weng FJ, Zhang Y, Ramamoorthi K, Fropf R, LaVerriere E, Xue J, Young A, Schneider C, Gøtzsche CR, Hemberg M, Yin JC, Maier SF, Lin Y. A robust activity marking system for exploring active neuronal ensembles. Elife. 2016 Sep 23; 5. PMID: 27661450.
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    8. Grace PM, Strand KA, Galer EL, Urban DJ, Wang X, Baratta MV, Fabisiak TJ, Anderson ND, Cheng K, Greene LI, Berkelhammer D, Zhang Y, Ellis AL, Yin HH, Campeau S, Rice KC, Roth BL, Maier SF, Watkins LR. Morphine paradoxically prolongs neuropathic pain in rats by amplifying spinal NLRP3 inflammasome activation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 06 14; 113(24):E3441-50. PMID: 27247388; PMCID: PMC4914184 [Available on 12/14/16].
    9. Baratta MV, Kodandaramaiah SB, Monahan PE, Yao J, Weber MD, Lin PA, Gisabella B, Petrossian N, Amat J, Kim K, Yang A, Forest CR, Boyden ES, Goosens KA. Stress Enables Reinforcement-Elicited Serotonergic Consolidation of Fear Memory. Biol Psychiatry. 2016 05 15; 79(10):814-822. PMID: 26248536; PMCID: PMC4698247 [Available on 05/15/17].
    10. Baratta MV, Pomrenze MB, Nakamura S, Dolzani SD, Cooper DC. Control Over Stress Accelerates Extinction of Drug Seeking Via Prefrontal Cortical Activation. Neurobiol Stress. 2015; 2:20-27. PMID: 25954765.
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    11. Baratta MV, Rozeske RR, Maier SF. Understanding stress resilience. Front Behav Neurosci. 2013; 7:158. PMID: 24265608; PMCID: PMC3820978.
    12. Nakamura S, Baratta MV, Cooper DC. A method for high fidelity optogenetic control of individual pyramidal neurons in vivo. J Vis Exp. 2013 Sep 02; (79). PMID: 24022017; PMCID: PMC3857391.
    13. Baratta MV, Cooper DC. Special issue on optogenetics. Preface. Behav Brain Res. 2013 Oct 15; 255:1-2. PMID: 23948216.
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    14. Pomrenze MB, Baratta MV, Rasmus KC, Cadle BA, Nakamura S, Birnbaumer L, Cooper DC. Cocaine self-administration in mice with forebrain knock-down of trpc5 ion channels. F1000Res. 2013; 2:53. PMID: 24358869; PMCID: PMC3790609.
    15. Nakamura S, Baratta MV, Pomrenze MB, Dolzani SD, Cooper DC. High fidelity optogenetic control of individual prefrontal cortical pyramidal neurons in vivo. F1000Res. 2012; 1:7. PMID: 24555016; PMCID: PMC3894804.
    16. Kim KM, Baratta MV, Yang A, Lee D, Boyden ES, Fiorillo CD. Optogenetic mimicry of the transient activation of dopamine neurons by natural reward is sufficient for operant reinforcement. PLoS One. 2012; 7(4):e33612. PMID: 22506004; PMCID: PMC3323614.
    17. Han X, Chow BY, Zhou H, Klapoetke NC, Chuong A, Rajimehr R, Yang A, Baratta MV, Winkle J, Desimone R, Boyden ES. A high-light sensitivity optical neural silencer: development and application to optogenetic control of non-human primate cortex. Front Syst Neurosci. 2011; 5:18. PMID: 21811444; PMCID: PMC3082132.
    18. Thompson BM, Baratta MV, Biedenkapp JC, Rudy JW, Watkins LR, Maier SF. Activation of the infralimbic cortex in a fear context enhances extinction learning. Learn Mem. 2010 Nov; 17(11):591-9. PMID: 21041382; PMCID: PMC2981413.
    19. Baratta MV, Zarza CM, Gomez DM, Campeau S, Watkins LR, Maier SF. Selective activation of dorsal raphe nucleus-projecting neurons in the ventral medial prefrontal cortex by controllable stress. Eur J Neurosci. 2009 Sep; 30(6):1111-6. PMID: 19686468; PMCID: PMC2757732.
    20. McDevitt RA, Szot P, Baratta MV, Bland ST, White SS, Maier SF, Neumaier JF. Stress-induced activity in the locus coeruleus is not sensitive to stressor controllability. Brain Res. 2009 Aug 18; 1285:109-18. PMID: 19524553; PMCID: PMC2739002.
    21. Christianson JP, Benison AM, Jennings J, Sandsmark EK, Amat J, Kaufman RD, Baratta MV, Paul ED, Campeau S, Watkins LR, Barth DS, Maier SF. The sensory insular cortex mediates the stress-buffering effects of safety signals but not behavioral control. J Neurosci. 2008 Dec 10; 28(50):13703-11. PMID: 19074043; PMCID: PMC2667691.
    22. Baratta MV, Lucero TR, Amat J, Watkins LR, Maier SF. Role of the ventral medial prefrontal cortex in mediating behavioral control-induced reduction of later conditioned fear. Learn Mem. 2008 Feb; 15(2):84-7. PMID: 18235108.
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    23. Baratta MV, Christianson JP, Gomez DM, Zarza CM, Amat J, Masini CV, Watkins LR, Maier SF. Controllable versus uncontrollable stressors bi-directionally modulate conditioned but not innate fear. Neuroscience. 2007 Jun 08; 146(4):1495-503. PMID: 17478046; PMCID: PMC1978104.
    24. Frank MG, Baratta MV, Sprunger DB, Watkins LR, Maier SF. Microglia serve as a neuroimmune substrate for stress-induced potentiation of CNS pro-inflammatory cytokine responses. Brain Behav Immun. 2007 Jan; 21(1):47-59. PMID: 16647243.
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    25. Maier SF, Amat J, Baratta MV, Paul E, Watkins LR. Behavioral control, the medial prefrontal cortex, and resilience. Dialogues Clin Neurosci. 2006; 8(4):397-406. PMID: 17290798; PMCID: PMC3181837.
    26. Tallent MK, Fabre V, Qiu C, Calbet M, Lamp T, Baratta MV, Suzuki C, Levy CL, Siggins GR, Henriksen SJ, Criado JR, Roberts A, de Lecea L. Cortistatin overexpression in transgenic mice produces deficits in synaptic plasticity and learning. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2005 Nov; 30(3):465-75. PMID: 16182561.
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    27. Takase LF, Nogueira MI, Bland ST, Baratta M, Watkins LR, Maier SF, Fornal CA, Jacobs BL. Effect of number of tailshocks on learned helplessness and activation of serotonergic and noradrenergic neurons in the rat. Behav Brain Res. 2005 Jul 30; 162(2):299-306. PMID: 15913803.
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    28. Takase LF, Nogueira MI, Baratta M, Bland ST, Watkins LR, Maier SF, Fornal CA, Jacobs BL. Inescapable shock activates serotonergic neurons in all raphe nuclei of rat. Behav Brain Res. 2004 Aug 12; 153(1):233-9. PMID: 15219724.
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    29. Tapert SF, Brown GG, Baratta MV, Brown SA. fMRI BOLD response to alcohol stimuli in alcohol dependent young women. Addict Behav. 2004 Jan; 29(1):33-50. PMID: 14667419.
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    30. Baratta MV, Lamp T, Tallent MK. Somatostatin depresses long-term potentiation and Ca2+ signaling in mouse dentate gyrus. J Neurophysiol. 2002 Dec; 88(6):3078-86. PMID: 12466431.
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    31. Tapert SF, Baratta MV, Abrantes AM, Brown SA. Attention dysfunction predicts substance involvement in community youths. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2002 Jun; 41(6):680-6. PMID: 12049442.
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