George B. Richerson, MD, PhD

Portrait
Specialty: Breathing Control Disorders
Director: Clinical Neuroscientist Training Program in Neurology
The Roy J. Carver Chair in Neuroscience
Chairman, Department of Neurology
Professor of Neurology
Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Professor of Neurosurgery

Contact Information

Lab: 1000 ML
Iowa City, IA 52242
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Primary Office: 2151-A1 RCP
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-356-4296

Education

BS, Aerospace Engineering, Iowa State University
MD, Medicine, University of Iowa
PhD, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Iowa

Internship, Waterbury Hospital Health Center
Resident, Neurology Chief Resident, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Licensure and Certifications

Physician's and Surgeon's License - Iowa Board of Medicine

Education/Training Program Affiliations

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Translational Biomedicine, Medical Scientist Training Program

Research Summary

Sudden death in epilepsy (SUDEP) and infants (SIDS), GABA mechanisms in epilepsy, Non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease, Control of breathing, Sleep, Serotonin, Brainstem mechanisms

Publications

Richerson, G. B., Boron, W. F. (2017). Control of ventilation. In W. F. Boron , E. Boulpaep (Eds.) Medical Physiology. (Third Edition), pp. Chapter 32, 700-720.e1. Elsevier.

Richerson, G. B. (2017). The Autonomic Nervous System. In W. F. Boron , E. Boulpaep (Eds.) Medical Physiology. (Third Edition), pp. Chapter 14, 334-352 e1. Elsevier.

Dlouhy, B., Ciliberto, M., Cifra, C., Kirby, P., Shrock, D., Nashelsky, M. & Richerson, G. (2017). Unexpected death of a child with complex febrile seizures-pathophysiology similar to sudden unexpected death in epilepsy?. Frontiers in Neurology, 8(FEB). DOI: 10.3389/fneur.2017.00021.

Cerpa, V. J., Wu, Y., Bravo, E., Teran, F. A., Flynn, R. S. & Richerson, G. B. (2016). Medullary 5-HT neurons: Switch from tonic respiratory drive to chemoreception during postnatal development. Neuroscience, 344, 1-14. PMID: 27619736.

Dlouhy, B. J., Gehlbach, B. K. & Richerson, G. B. (2016). Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: basic mechanisms and clinical implications for prevention. Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry, 87(4), 402-13. PMID: 26979537.

Zhan, Q., Buchanan, G. F., Motelow, J. E., Andrews, J., Vitkovskiy, P., Chen, W. C., Serout, F., Gummadavelli, A., Kundishora, A., Furman, M., Li, W., Bo, X., Richerson, G. B. & Blumenfeld, H. (2016). Impaired Serotonergic Brainstem Function during and after Seizures. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 36(9), 2711-22. PMID: 26937010.

Devinsky, O., Hesdorffer, D., Thurman, D., Lhatoo, S. & Richerson, G. (2016). Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: epidemiology, mechanisms, and prevention. The Lancet Neurology, 15(10), 1075–1088. DOI: 10.1016/S1474-4422(16)30158-2.

Devinsky, O., Hesdorffer, D., Thurman, D., Lhatoo, S. & Richerson, G. (2016). Omega-3 fatty acids and SUDEP prevention – Authors’ reply. The Lancet Neurology, 15(13), 1303–1304. DOI: 10.1016/S1474-4422(16)30285-X.

Buchanan, G. F., Richerson, G. B. (2016). Epilepsy: A dietary supplement for SUDEP prevention?. Nature Reviews Neurology, 12(9), 495-496. DOI: 10.1038/nrneurol.2016.114.

Buchanan, G. F., Richerson, G. B. (2016). Correction: A dietary supplement for SUDEP prevention?. Nature Reviews Neurology, 12(10), 612-612. DOI: 10.1038/nrneurol.2016.141.

Richerson, G. B., Boison, D., Faingold, C. L. & Ryvlin, P. (2016). From unwitnessed fatality to witnessed rescue: Pharmacologic intervention in sudden unexpected death in epilepsy. Epilepsia, 57 Suppl 1, 35-45. PMID: 26749015.

Lhatoo, S., Noebels, J. & Whittemore, V. (2015). Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: Identifying risk and preventing mortality. Epilepsia, 56(11), 1700-6. PMID: 26494436.

Corcoran, A. E., Richerson, G. B. & Harris, M. B. (2015). Functional link between the hypocretin and serotonin systems in the neural control of breathing and central chemosensitivity. Journal of neurophysiology, 114(1), 381-9. PMID: 25878157.

Cerpa, V. J., Aylwin Mde, L., Beltrán-Castillo, S., Bravo, E. U., Llona, I. R., Richerson, G. B. & Eugenín, J. L. (2015). The Alteration of Neonatal Raphe Neurons by Prenatal-Perinatal Nicotine. Meaning for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology, 53(4), 489-99. PMID: 25695895.

Massey, C. A., Iceman, K. E., Johansen, S. L., Wu, Y., Harris, M. B. & Richerson, G. B. (2015). Isoflurane abolishes spontaneous firing of serotonin neurons and masks their pH/CO2 chemosensitivity. Journal of neurophysiology, jn.01073.2014. PMID: 25695656.

Buchanan, G. F., Richerson, G. B. (2015). Current evidence for a role of serotonin in SUDEP. In C. M. Lathers , et al (Eds.) Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy : mechanisms and new methods for analyzing risks. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Massey, C. A., Richerson, G. B. (2015). Overview of section on current research on causes of SUDEP. In C. M. Lathers , et al (Eds.) Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy : mechanisms and new methods for analyzing risks. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Richerson, G. (2015). Neurobiology. In Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences. Elsevier BV. DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-12-801238-3.99492-3.

Murray, N. M., Buchanan, G. F. & Richerson, G. B. (2015). Insomnia Caused by Serotonin Depletion is Due to Hypothermia. Sleep, 38(12), 1985-1993. DOI: 10.5665/sleep.5256.

Dlouhy, B. J., Gehlbach, B. K., Kreple, C. J., Kawasaki, H., Oya, H., Buzza, C., Granner, M. A., Welsh, M. J., Howard, M. A., Wemmie, J. A. & Richerson, G. B. (2015). Breathing Inhibited When Seizures Spread to the Amygdala and upon Amygdala Stimulation. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 35(28), 10281-9. PMID: 26180203.

Buchanan, G. F., Smith, H. R., MacAskill, A. & Richerson, G. B. (2015). 5-HT2A receptor activation is necessary for CO2-induced arousal. Journal of neurophysiology, 114(1), 233-43. PMID: 25925320.

Dyken, M. E., Im, K. B. & Richerson, G. B. (2015). Sleep and Stroke. In Sleep Medicine. pp. 255-269. Springer Nature. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2089-1_31.

McGlashon, J. M., Gorecki, M. C., Kozlowski, A. E., Thirnbeck, C. K., Markan, K. R., Leslie, K. L., Kotas, M. E., Potthoff, M. J., Richerson, G. B. & Gillum, M. P. (2015). Central serotonergic neurons activate and recruit thermogenic brown and beige fat and regulate glucose and lipid homeostasis. Cell metabolism, 21(5), 692-705. PMID: 25955206.

Price, M. P., Gong, H., Parsons, M. G., Kundert, J. R., Reznikov, L. R., Bernardinelli, L., Chaloner, K., Buchanan, G. F., Wemmie, J. A., Richerson, G. B., Cassell, M. D. & Welsh, M. J. (2014). Localization and behaviors in null mice suggest that ASIC1 and ASIC2 modulate responses to aversive stimuli. Genes, brain, and behavior, 13(2), 179-94. PMID: 24256442.

Corcoran, A. E., Commons, K. G., Wu, Y., Smith, J. C., Harris, M. B. & Richerson, G. B. (2014). Dual effects of 5-HT(1a) receptor activation on breathing in neonatal mice. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 34(1), 51-9. PMID: 24381267.

Teran, F. A., Massey, C. A. & Richerson, G. B. (2014). Serotonin neurons and central respiratory chemoreception: where are we now?. Progress in brain research, 209, 207-33. PMID: 24746050.

Dyken, M. E., Richerson, G. B. & Glenn, C. L. (2014). Obstructive Sleep Apnea Associated With Cerebral Hypoxemia. In Atlas of Sleep Medicine. (2. ed.), pp. 367-370. Elsevier BV. DOI: 10.1016/b978-1-4557-1267-0.15002-7.

Cerpa, V., Gonzalez, A. & Richerson, G. B. (2014). Diphtheria toxin treatment of Pet-1-Cre floxed diphtheria toxin receptor mice disrupts thermoregulation without affecting respiratory chemoreception. Neuroscience, 279, 65-76. PMID: 25171790.

Richerson, G. B. (2014). Partners against mortality in epilepsy conference summary. Epilepsy currents, 14(Suppl 6), 14-31. PMID: 25484628.

Massey, C. A., Sowers, L. P., Dlouhy, B. J. & Richerson, G. B. (2014). Mechanisms of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: the pathway to prevention. Nature reviews. Neurology, 10(5), 271-82. PMID: 24752120.

Buchanan, G. F., Murray, N. M., Hajek, M. A. & Richerson, G. B. (2014). Serotonin neurones have anti-convulsant effects and reduce seizure-induced mortality. The Journal of physiology, 592(Pt 19), 4395-410. PMID: 25107926.

Brust, R. D., Corcoran, A. E., Richerson, G. B., Nattie, E. & Dymecki, S. M. (2014). Functional and developmental identification of a molecular subtype of brain serotonergic neuron specialized to regulate breathing dynamics. Cell reports, 9(6), 2152-65. PMID: 25497093.

Corcoran, A. E., Richerson, G. B. & Harris, M. B. (2013). Serotonergic mechanisms are necessary for central respiratory chemoresponsiveness in situ. Respiratory physiology & neurobiology, 186(2), 214-20. PMID: 23454177.

Ransom, C. B., Tao, W., Wu, Y., Spain, W. J. & Richerson, G. B. (2013). Rapid regulation of tonic GABA currents in cultured rat hippocampal neurons. Journal of neurophysiology, 109(3), 803-12. PMID: 23114210.

Richerson, G. B., Aston-Jones, G. & Saper, C. B. (2013). Brainstem modulation of brain function. In E. R. Kandel , et al (Eds.) Principles of neural science. (5th ed) New York: McGraw-Hill.

Saper, C. B., Richerson, G. B. & Saper, C. B. (2013). The brainstem and cranial nerves. In E. R. Kandel , et al (Eds.) Principles of neural science. (5th ed) New York: McGraw-Hill.

Dyken, M. E., Richerson, G. B. & Im, K. B. (2013). Sleep apnea, stroke risk factors, and the arousal response. In Sleep, Stroke and Cardiovascular Disease. pp. 64-79. Cambridge University Press (CUP). DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139061056.007.

Richerson, G. B. (2013). Serotonin: The Anti-SuddenDeathAmine?. Epilepsy currents / American Epilepsy Society, 13(5), 241-4. PMID: 24348119.

Richerson, G. B. (2013). Summary of Session VI: Mechanisms I—Physiology. Epilepsy Currents, 13(2 Suppl), 14. DOI: 10.5698/1535-7511-13.s2.1.

Massey, C. A., Kim, G., Corcoran, A. E., Haynes, R. L., Paterson, D. S., Cummings, K. J., Dymecki, S. M., Richerson, G. B., Nattie, E. E., Kinney, H. C. & Commons, K. G. (2013). Development of brainstem 5-HT1A receptor-binding sites in serotonin-deficient mice. Journal of neurochemistry, 126(6), 749-57. PMID: 23692315.

Iceman, K. E., Richerson, G. B. & Harris, M. B. (2013). Medullary serotonin neurons are CO2 sensitive in situ. Journal of neurophysiology, 110(11), 2536-44. PMID: 24047906.

Sowers, L. P., Massey, C. A., Gehlbach, B. K., Granner, M. A. & Richerson, G. B. (2013). Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: fatal post-ictal respiratory and arousal mechanisms. Respiratory physiology & neurobiology, 189(2), 315-23. PMID: 23707877.

Sowers, L. P., Loo, L., Wu, Y., Campbell, E., Ulrich, J. D., Wu, S., Paemka, L., Wassink, T., Meyer, K., Bing, X., El-Shanti, H., Usachev, Y. M., Ueno, N., Manak, J. R., Shepherd, A. J., Ferguson, P. J., Darbro, B. W., Richerson, G. B., Mohapatra, D. P., Wemmie, J. A. & Bassuk, A. G. (2013). Disruption of the non-canonical Wnt gene PRICKLE2 leads to autism-like behaviors with evidence for hippocampal synaptic dysfunction. Molecular psychiatry, 18(10), 1077-89. PMID: 23711981.

Richerson, G. B. (2012). The autonomic nervous system. In W. F. Boron , E. L. Boulpaep (Eds.) Medical physiology : a cellular and molecular approach. (2nd updated ed) Philadelphia, PA: Saunders-Elsevier.

Dymecki, S. M., Ray, R. S., Brust, R. D., Corcoran, A. E., Kim, J. C., Richerson, G. B. & Nattie, E. (2012). Response to Comment on “Impaired Respiratory and Body Temperature Control Upon Acute Serotonergic Neuron Inhibition”. (Vols. 337). (6095), pp. 646. Science (New York, N.Y.). DOI: 10.1126/science.337.6095.646-a.

Richerson, G. B., Boron, W. F. (2012). Control of ventilation. In W. F. Boron , E. L. Boulpaep (Eds.) Medical physiology : a cellular and molecular approach. (2nd updated ed) Philadelphia, PA: Saunders-Elsevier.

Buchanan, G. F., Richerson, G. B. (2011). The role of neurotransmitter serotonin in SUDEP. In D. Chapman , et al (Eds.) Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: a global conversation. Camberwell, Victoria: Epilepsy Austrialia Ltd..

Richerson, G. B., Buchanan, G. F. (2011). The serotonin axis: Shared mechanisms in seizures, depression, and SUDEP. Epilepsia, 52 Suppl 1, 28-38. PMID: 21214537.

Hodges, M. R., Best, S. & Richerson, G. B. (2011). Altered ventilatory and thermoregulatory control in male and female adult Pet-1 null mice. Respiratory physiology & neurobiology, 177(2), 133-40. PMID: 21453797.

Bravata, D. M., Concato, J., Fried, T., Ranjbar, N., Sadarangani, T., McClain, V., Struve, F., Zygmunt, L., Knight, H. J., Lo, A., Richerson, G. B., Gorman, M., Williams, L. S., Brass, L. M., Agostini, J., Mohsenin, V., Roux, F. & Yaggi, H. K. (2011). Continuous positive airway pressure: evaluation of a novel therapy for patients with acute ischemic stroke. Sleep, 34(9), 1271-7. PMID: 21886365.

Ray, R. S., Corcoran, A. E., Brust, R. D., Kim, J. C., Richerson, G. B., Nattie, E. & Dymecki, S. M. (2011). Impaired respiratory and body temperature control upon acute serotonergic neuron inhibition. Science (New York, N.Y.), 333(6042), 637-42. PMID: 21798952.

Hodges, M. R., Richerson, G. B. (2010). The role of medullary serotonin (5-HT) neurons in respiratory control: contributions to eupneic ventilation, CO2 chemoreception, and thermoregulation. Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985), 108(5), 1425-32. PMID: 20133432.

Buchanan, G. F., Richerson, G. B. (2010). Central serotonin neurons are required for arousal to CO2. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107(37), 16354-9. PMID: 20805497.

Ransom, C. B., Wu, Y. & Richerson, G. B. (2010). Postdepolarization potentiation of GABAA receptors: a novel mechanism regulating tonic conductance in hippocampal neurons. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 30(22), 7672-84. PMID: 20519542.

Bravata, D. M., Concato, J., Fried, T., Ranjbar, N., Sadarangani, T., McClain, V., Struve, F., Zygmunt, L., Knight, H. J., Lo, A., Richerson, G. B., Gorman, M., Williams, L. S., Brass, L. M., Agostini, J., Mohsenin, V., Roux, F. & Yaggi, H. K. (2010). Auto-titrating continuous positive airway pressure for patients with acute transient ischemic attack: a randomized feasibility trial. Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation, 41(7), 1464-70. PMID: 20508184.

Richerson, G. B. (2010). Respiratory plasticity in sleep apnoea: should it be harnessed or restrained?. The Journal of physiology, 588(Pt 1), 3-4. PMID: 20045895.

Hodges, M. R., Richerson, G. B. (2010). Medullary serotonin neurons and their roles in central respiratory chemoreception. Respiratory physiology & neurobiology, 173(3), 256-63. PMID: 20226279.

Corcoran, A., Richerson, G. & Harris, M. (2010). Modulation of respiratory activity by hypocretin-1 (orexin A) in situ and in vitro. Advances in experimental medicine and biology, 669, 109-13. PMID: 20217331.

Dohle, C. I., Richerson, G. B. (2010). 5-HT Neurons and Central CO2 Chemoreception. In Handbook of Behavioral Neuroscience. pp. 293-305. Elsevier BV. DOI: 10.1016/s1569-7339(10)70085-0.

Richerson, G. B., Boron, W. F. (2009). Control of ventilation. In W. F. Boron , E. L. Boulpaep (Eds.) Medical physiology : a cellular and molecular approach. (2nd ed) Philadelphia, PA: Saunders/Elsevier.

Richerson, G. (2009). Medullary Raphe Nuclei and Respiratory Control. In Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. pp. 2282-2286. Springer Nature. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-29678-2_3384.

Ransom, C. B., Richerson, G. B. (2009). ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUGS | GABA Transporters as Targets of Antiepileptic Drugs. In Encyclopedia of Basic Epilepsy Research. pp. 66-74. Elsevier BV. DOI: 10.1016/b978-012373961-2.00163-6.

Kinney, H. C., Richerson, G. B., Dymecki, S. M., Darnall, R. A. & Nattie, E. E. (2009). The brainstem and serotonin in the sudden infant death syndrome. Annual review of pathology, 4, 517-50. PMID: 19400695.

Richerson, G. B. (2009). The autonomic nervous system. In W. F. Boron , E. L. Boulpaep (Eds.) Medical physiology : a cellular and molecular approach. (2nd ed) Philadelphia, PA: Saunders/Elsevier.

Hodges, M. R., Wehner, M., Aungst, J., Smith, J. C. & Richerson, G. B. (2009). Transgenic mice lacking serotonin neurons have severe apnea and high mortality during development. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 29(33), 10341-9. PMID: 19692608.

Ransom, C., Richerson, G. (2009). TRANSPORTERS | GABA Transporters: Regulation of Tonic Inhibition. In Encyclopedia of Basic Epilepsy Research. pp. 1380-1388. Elsevier BV. DOI: 10.1016/b978-012373961-2.00162-4.

Corcoran, A. E., Hodges, M. R., Wu, Y., Wang, W., Wylie, C. J., Deneris, E. S. & Richerson, G. B. (2009). Medullary serotonin neurons and central CO2 chemoreception. Respiratory physiology & neurobiology, 168(1-2), 49-58. PMID: 19394450.

Buchanan, G. F., Richerson, G. B. (2009). Role of chemoreceptors in mediating dyspnea. (Vols. 167). (1), pp. 9-19. Respiratory physiology & neurobiology. PMID: 19118647.

Ptak, K., Yamanishi, T., Aungst, J., Milescu, L. S., Zhang, R., Richerson, G. B. & Smith, J. C. (2009). Raphé neurons stimulate respiratory circuit activity by multiple mechanisms via endogenously released serotonin and substance P. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 29(12), 3720-37. PMID: 19321769.

Buchanan, G. F., Hodges, M. R. & Richerson, G. B. (2008). Contribution of chemosensitive serotonergic neurons to interactions between the sleep-wake cycle and respiratory control. In Serotonin and Sleep: Molecular, Functional and Clinical Aspects. pp. 529-554. Springer Nature. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-7643-8561-3_21.

Johnson, S. M., Haxhiu, M. A. & Richerson, G. B. (2008). GFP-expressing locus ceruleus neurons from Prp57 transgenic mice exhibit CO2/H+ responses in primary cell culture. Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985), 105(4), 1301-11. PMID: 18635881.

Hodges, M. R., Tattersall, G. J., Harris, M. B., McEvoy, S. D., Richerson, D. N., Deneris, E. S., Johnson, R. L., Chen, Z. F. & Richerson, G. B. (2008). Defects in breathing and thermoregulation in mice with near-complete absence of central serotonin neurons. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 28(10), 2495-505. PMID: 18322094.

Hodges, M. R., Richerson, G. B. (2008). Interaction between defects in ventilatory and thermoregulatory control in mice lacking 5-HT neurons. Respiratory physiology & neurobiology, 164(3), 350-7. PMID: 18775520.

Hodges, M. R., Richerson, G. B. (2008). Contributions of 5-HT neurons to respiratory control: neuromodulatory and trophic effects. Respiratory physiology & neurobiology, 164(1-2), 222-32. PMID: 18595785.

Wu, Y., Wang, W., Díez-Sampedro, A. & Richerson, G. B. (2007). Nonvesicular inhibitory neurotransmission via reversal of the GABA transporter GAT-1. Neuron, 56(5), 851-65. PMID: 18054861.

Wang, W., Richerson, G. B. (2007). Changes in glucose do not alter baseline firing rate or chemosensitivity of serotonin neurons cultured from the medullary raphé. Respiratory physiology & neurobiology, 157(2-3), 235-41. PMID: 17336599.

Wu, Y., Wang, W. & Richerson, G. B. (2006). The transmembrane sodium gradient influences ambient GABA concentration by altering the equilibrium of GABA transporters. Journal of neurophysiology, 96(5), 2425-36. PMID: 16870837.

Díez-Sampedro, A., Silverman, W. R., Bautista, J. F. & Richerson, G. B. (2006). Mechanism of increased open probability by a mutation of the BK channel. Journal of neurophysiology, 96(3), 1507-16. PMID: 16738211.

Richerson, G. B., Wang, W., Hodges, M. R., Dohle, C. I. & Diez-Sampedro, A. (2005). Homing in on the specific phenotype(s) of central respiratory chemoreceptors. Experimental physiology, 90(3), 259-66; discussion 266-9. PMID: 15728134.

Du, W., Bautista, J. F., Yang, H., Diez-Sampedro, A., You, S. A., Wang, L., Kotagal, P., Lüders, H. O., Shi, J., Cui, J., Richerson, G. B. & Wang, Q. K. (2005). Calcium-sensitive potassium channelopathy in human epilepsy and paroxysmal movement disorder. Nature genetics, 37(7), 733-8. PMID: 15937479.

Richerson, G. B. (2005). Re: Retrotrapezoid nucleus: a litmus test for the identification of central chemoreceptors. Experimental Physiology, 90(3), 253-257. DOI: 10.1113/expphysiol.2004.029637.

Richerson, G. B., Wu, Y. (2004). Role of the GABA transporter in epilepsy. Advances in experimental medicine and biology, 548, 76-91. PMID: 15250587.

Nattie, E. E., Li, A., Richerson, G. B. & Lappi, D. A. (2004). Medullary serotonergic neurones and adjacent neurones that express neurokinin-1 receptors are both involved in chemoreception in vivo. The Journal of physiology, 556(Pt 1), 235-53. PMID: 14724193.

Richerson, G. B., Bekkers, J. M. (2004). Learning to take a deep breath--with BDNF. (Vols. 10). (1), pp. 25-6. Nature medicine. PMID: 14702628.

Richerson, G. B. (2004). Looking for GABA in all the wrong places: the relevance of extrasynaptic GABA(A) receptors to epilepsy. Epilepsy currents / American Epilepsy Society, 4(6), 239-42. PMID: 16059513.

Bouyer, P., Bradley, S. R., Zhao, J., Wang, W., Richerson, G. B. & Boron, W. F. (2004). Effect of extracellular acid-base disturbances on the intracellular pH of neurones cultured from rat medullary raphe or hippocampus. The Journal of physiology, 559(Pt 1), 85-101. PMID: 15194736.

Richerson, G. B. (2004). Serotonergic neurons as carbon dioxide sensors that maintain pH homeostasis. Nature reviews. Neuroscience, 5(6), 449-61. PMID: 15152195.

Richerson, G. B. (2003). The autonomic nervous system. In W. F. Boron , E. Boulpaep (Eds.) Medical physiology : a cellular and molecular approach. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders.

Richerson, G. B., Boron, W. F. (2003). Control of ventilation. In W. F. Boron , E. Boulpaep (Eds.) Medical physiology : a cellular and molecular approach. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders.

Richerson, G. B., Wu, Y. (2003). Dynamic equilibrium of neurotransmitter transporters: not just for reuptake anymore. Journal of neurophysiology, 90(3), 1363-74. PMID: 12966170.

Severson, C. A., Wang, W., Pieribone, V. A., Dohle, C. I. & Richerson, G. B. (2003). Midbrain serotonergic neurons are central pH chemoreceptors. Nature neuroscience, 6(11), 1139-40. PMID: 14517544.

Wu, Y., Wang, W. & Richerson, G. B. (2003). Vigabatrin induces tonic inhibition via GABA transporter reversal without increasing vesicular GABA release. Journal of neurophysiology, 89(4), 2021-34. PMID: 12612025.

Wang, W., Bradley, S. R. & Richerson, G. B. (2002). Quantification of the response of rat medullary raphe neurones to independent changes in pH(o) and P(CO2). The Journal of physiology, 540(Pt 3), 951-70. PMID: 11986382.

Bradley, S. R., Pieribone, V. A., Wang, W., Severson, C. A., Jacobs, R. A. & Richerson, G. B. (2002). Chemosensitive serotonergic neurons are closely associated with large medullary arteries. Nature neuroscience, 5(5), 401-2. PMID: 11967547.

Wang, W., Tiwari, J. K., Bradley, S. R., Zaykin, R. V. & Richerson, G. B. (2001). Acidosis-stimulated neurons of the medullary raphe are serotonergic. Journal of neurophysiology, 85(5), 2224-35. PMID: 11353037.

Wu, Y., Wang, W. & Richerson, G. B. (2001). GABA transaminase inhibition induces spontaneous and enhances depolarization-evoked GABA efflux via reversal of the GABA transporter. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 21(8), 2630-9. PMID: 11306616.

Richerson, G. B., Wang, W., Tiwari, J. & Bradley, S. R. (2001). Chemosensitivity of serotonergic neurons in the rostral ventral medulla. Respiration physiology, 129(1-2), 175-89. PMID: 11738653.

Wang, W., Richerson, G. B. (2000). Chemosensitivity of non-respiratory rat CNS neurons in tissue culture. Brain research, 860(1-2), 119-29. PMID: 10727630.

Baptista, J. E., Wyllie, E. & Richerson, G. B. (2000). Refractory seizures in a 17-year old: re-evaluating therapy. Neuronetwork, 2(1), 2-3.

Wang, W., Richerson, G. B. (1999). Development of chemosensitivity of rat medullary raphe neurons. Neuroscience, 90(3), 1001-11. PMID: 10218799.

Wang, W., Pizzonia, J. H. & Richerson, G. B. (1998). Chemosensitivity of rat medullary raphe neurones in primary tissue culture. The Journal of physiology, 511 ( Pt 2), 433-50. PMID: 9706021.

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