PATRICIA DI LORENZO

Summary

Affiliation: State University of New York
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Neural coding of taste by simultaneously recorded cells in the nucleus of the solitary tract of the rat
    Andrew M Rosen
    Box 6000, Binghamton Univ, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000
    J Neurophysiol 108:3301-12. 2012
  2. pmc Information processing in the parabrachial nucleus of the pons
    Patricia M Di Lorenzo
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York 13902 6000, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1170:365-71. 2009
  3. pmc Quality time: representation of a multidimensional sensory domain through temporal coding
    Patricia M Di Lorenzo
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York 13902 6000, USA
    J Neurosci 29:9227-38. 2009
  4. pmc Making time count: functional evidence for temporal coding of taste sensation
    Patricia M Di Lorenzo
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    Behav Neurosci 123:14-25. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint The neural code for taste in the nucleus of the solitary tract of the rat: effects of adaptation
    P M Di Lorenzo
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton, 13902 6000, USA
    Brain Res 852:383-97. 2000
  6. pmc Neural coding mechanisms for flow rate in taste-responsive cells in the nucleus of the solitary tract of the rat
    Patricia M Di Lorenzo
    Department of Psychology, Box 6000, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    J Neurophysiol 97:1857-61. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The neural code for taste in the brain stem: response profiles
    P M Di Lorenzo
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton, 13902 6000, USA
    Physiol Behav 69:87-96. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Temporal coding of sensation: mimicking taste quality with electrical stimulation of the brain
    Patricia M Di Lorenzo
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton, 13902 6000, USA
    Behav Neurosci 117:1423-33. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Dynamic coding of taste stimuli in the brainstem: effects of brief pulses of taste stimuli on subsequent taste responses
    Patricia M Di Lorenzo
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York 13902, USA
    J Neurosci 23:8893-902. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Responses to binary taste mixtures in the nucleus of the solitary tract: neural coding with firing rate
    Jen Yung Chen
    Department of Psychology, Box 6000, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    J Neurophysiol 99:2144-57. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Temporal Coding in the Gustatory System of the Brain
    Patricia M Di Lorenzo; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. Temporal Coding in the Gustatory System of the Brain
    PATRICIA DI LORENZO; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Taste Coding by Neural Circuitry in the Brain Stem
    PATRICIA DI LORENZO; Fiscal Year: 2005
  4. Temporal Coding in the Gustatory System of the Brain
    Patricia M Di Lorenzo; Fiscal Year: 2011

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Neural coding of taste by simultaneously recorded cells in the nucleus of the solitary tract of the rat
    Andrew M Rosen
    Box 6000, Binghamton Univ, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000
    J Neurophysiol 108:3301-12. 2012
    ..These actions may amplify the incoming signal and refine its temporal pattern...
  2. pmc Information processing in the parabrachial nucleus of the pons
    Patricia M Di Lorenzo
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York 13902 6000, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1170:365-71. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc Quality time: representation of a multidimensional sensory domain through temporal coding
    Patricia M Di Lorenzo
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York 13902 6000, USA
    J Neurosci 29:9227-38. 2009
    ..Thus, the temporal characteristics of responses in the population of NTS neurons, especially those that are more broadly tuned, produce a comprehensive and logical representation of the taste world...
  4. pmc Making time count: functional evidence for temporal coding of taste sensation
    Patricia M Di Lorenzo
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    Behav Neurosci 123:14-25. 2009
    ..01 mM) of quinine. These data provide strong evidence that the temporal pattern of brainstem activity may convey information about taste quality and underscore the functional significance of temporal coding...
  5. ncbi request reprint The neural code for taste in the nucleus of the solitary tract of the rat: effects of adaptation
    P M Di Lorenzo
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton, 13902 6000, USA
    Brain Res 852:383-97. 2000
    ..Across unit patterns of response remained distinct from each other under all adaptation conditions. Discriminability of these patterns may provide a neurophysiological basis for residual psychophysical abilities following adaptation...
  6. pmc Neural coding mechanisms for flow rate in taste-responsive cells in the nucleus of the solitary tract of the rat
    Patricia M Di Lorenzo
    Department of Psychology, Box 6000, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    J Neurophysiol 97:1857-61. 2007
    ..Different subsets of units contributed information for discrimination of flow rate and taste quality...
  7. ncbi request reprint The neural code for taste in the brain stem: response profiles
    P M Di Lorenzo
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton, 13902 6000, USA
    Physiol Behav 69:87-96. 2000
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Temporal coding of sensation: mimicking taste quality with electrical stimulation of the brain
    Patricia M Di Lorenzo
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton, 13902 6000, USA
    Behav Neurosci 117:1423-33. 2003
    ..Results replicate and extend previous findings (P. M. Di Lorenzo & G. S. Hecht, 1993)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dynamic coding of taste stimuli in the brainstem: effects of brief pulses of taste stimuli on subsequent taste responses
    Patricia M Di Lorenzo
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York 13902, USA
    J Neurosci 23:8893-902. 2003
    ..Dynamic tuning may be the result of inhibitory interactions within the NTS; cells that show dynamic tuning may have a unique function in taste coding...
  10. doi request reprint Responses to binary taste mixtures in the nucleus of the solitary tract: neural coding with firing rate
    Jen Yung Chen
    Department of Psychology, Box 6000, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    J Neurophysiol 99:2144-57. 2008
    ..Functionally, mixture-best cells may amplify the neural signal produced by unique configurations of basic taste qualities...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of electrical stimulation of the glossopharyngeal nerve on cells in the nucleus of the solitary tract of the rat
    Robert M Hallock
    Department of Psychology, Box 6000, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York 13902 6000, USA
    Brain Res 1113:163-73. 2006
    ..These differences may reflect the respective functional specializations of the GP and CT nerves...
  12. pmc Variability in responses and temporal coding of tastants of similar quality in the nucleus of the solitary tract of the rat
    Andre T Roussin
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    J Neurophysiol 99:644-55. 2008
    ..Results showed that nearly every taste-responsive NTS cell has the capacity to generate temporal features in evoked spike trains that can be used to distinguish between stimuli of different qualities and chemical compositions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of electrical stimulation of the chorda tympani nerve on taste responses in the nucleus of the solitary tract
    Christian H Lemon
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York 13902 6000, USA
    J Neurophysiol 88:2477-89. 2002
    ..As with other sensory systems, such inhibition may serve to facilitate contrast in the neural representation of different stimulus qualities...
  14. ncbi request reprint Taste response variability and temporal coding in the nucleus of the solitary tract of the rat
    Patricia M Di Lorenzo
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York, Binghamton 13902 6000, USA
    J Neurophysiol 90:1418-31. 2003
    ..These results suggest that, in addition to response rate, the temporal parameters of responses may convey information about taste stimuli in the NTS...
  15. pmc Two types of inhibitory influences target different groups of taste-responsive cells in the nucleus of the solitary tract of the rat
    Andrew M Rosen
    Department of Psychology, Box 6000, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    Brain Res 1275:24-32. 2009
    ..Results suggest that the breadth of tuning of an NTS cell may result from the combination of the sensitivities of peripheral nerve inputs and the recurrent influences generated by the circuitry of the NTS...
  16. ncbi request reprint Temporal coding in the gustatory system
    Robert M Hallock
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton, Box 6000, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 30:1145-60. 2006
    ..Behavioral studies using patterned electrical stimulation of the brain in awake animals have supported the idea that temporal coding of taste stimuli may have functional significance...
  17. pmc Temporal coding of intensity of NaCl and HCl in the nucleus of the solitary tract of the rat
    Jen Yung Chen
    Binghamton University, Department of Psychology, Box 6000, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    J Neurophysiol 105:697-711. 2011
    ..Thus the temporal structure of taste responses in single cells in the NTS can simultaneously convey information about both taste quality and intensity...
  18. pmc Temporal coding of taste in the parabrachial nucleus of the pons of the rat
    Andrew M Rosen
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    J Neurophysiol 105:1889-96. 2011
    ..These data suggest that information about taste quality conveyed by the temporal characteristics of evoked responses is transmitted with high fidelity from the NTS to the PbN...

Research Grants10

  1. Temporal Coding in the Gustatory System of the Brain
    Patricia M Di Lorenzo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..SIGNIFICANCE: These experiments will provide data related to two aspects of temporal coding: the information conveyed by temporal patterns of responses and the function of a temporal code in taste perception. ..
  2. Temporal Coding in the Gustatory System of the Brain
    PATRICIA DI LORENZO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..SIGNIFICANCE: These experiments will provide data related to two aspects of temporal coding: the information conveyed by temporal patterns of responses and the function of a temporal code in taste perception. ..
  3. Taste Coding by Neural Circuitry in the Brain Stem
    PATRICIA DI LORENZO; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..By describing the taste responsivity of inputs and outputs of NTS cells, data from this project will help provide an understanding of information processing in the NTS. ..
  4. Temporal Coding in the Gustatory System of the Brain
    Patricia M Di Lorenzo; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..These principles can then be applied to the design and implementation of brain-machine interfaces, such as sensory prostheses that are used to improve the lives of people with severe injuries to their limbs or spinal cord. ..