S Murray Sherman

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Affiliation: State University of New York
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Tonic and burst firing: dual modes of thalamocortical relay
    S M Sherman
    Department of Neurobiology, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York, NY 11794 5230, USA
    Trends Neurosci 24:122-6. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Thalamic relay functions
    S M Sherman
    Department of Neurobiology, Department of Physiology, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY 11794 5230, USA
    Prog Brain Res 134:51-69. 2001
  3. pmc The role of the thalamus in the flow of information to the cortex
    S Murray Sherman
    Department of Neurobiology, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY 11794 5230, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:1695-708. 2002
  4. pmc Synaptic properties of corticocortical connections between the primary and secondary visual cortical areas in the mouse
    Roberto De Pasquale
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Neurosci 31:16494-506. 2011
  5. pmc Synaptic properties of the mammillary and cortical afferents to the anterodorsal thalamic nucleus in the mouse
    Iraklis Petrof
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Neurosci 29:7815-9. 2009
  6. pmc The corticothalamocortical circuit drives higher-order cortex in the mouse
    Brian B Theyel
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Nat Neurosci 13:84-8. 2010
  7. pmc Glutamatergic inhibition in sensory neocortex
    Charles C Lee
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Cereb Cortex 19:2281-9. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Mapping of the functional interconnections between thalamic reticular neurons using photostimulation
    Ying Wan Lam
    Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Physiology, Univ of Chicago, 947 E 58th St, MC 0926, 316 Abbott, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Neurophysiol 96:2593-600. 2006
  9. pmc Synaptic properties of thalamic input to the subgranular layers of primary somatosensory and auditory cortices in the mouse
    Angela N Viaene
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Neurosci 31:12738-47. 2011
  10. pmc Synaptic properties of thalamic and intracortical inputs to layer 4 of the first- and higher-order cortical areas in the auditory and somatosensory systems
    Charles C Lee
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Neurophysiol 100:317-26. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Tonic and burst firing: dual modes of thalamocortical relay
    S M Sherman
    Department of Neurobiology, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York, NY 11794 5230, USA
    Trends Neurosci 24:122-6. 2001
    ..This allows the thalamus to provide a dynamic relay that affects the nature and format of information that reaches the cortex...
  2. ncbi request reprint Thalamic relay functions
    S M Sherman
    Department of Neurobiology, Department of Physiology, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY 11794 5230, USA
    Prog Brain Res 134:51-69. 2001
    ..Much more corticocortical processing may involve these 're-entry' routes than has been hitherto appreciated. If so, the thalamus sits at an indispensable position for corticocortical processing...
  3. pmc The role of the thalamus in the flow of information to the cortex
    S Murray Sherman
    Department of Neurobiology, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY 11794 5230, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:1695-708. 2002
    ..If so, the thalamus sits at an indispensable position for the modulation of messages involved in corticocortical processing...
  4. pmc Synaptic properties of corticocortical connections between the primary and secondary visual cortical areas in the mouse
    Roberto De Pasquale
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Neurosci 31:16494-506. 2011
    ..Our data suggest a common pattern to the functional organization of corticocortical connectivity in the mouse cortex...
  5. pmc Synaptic properties of the mammillary and cortical afferents to the anterodorsal thalamic nucleus in the mouse
    Iraklis Petrof
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Neurosci 29:7815-9. 2009
    ..Our results extend the notion of driving and modulating inputs to the AD, indicating that it is a first-order relay nucleus and suggesting that these criteria may be general to the whole of thalamus...
  6. pmc The corticothalamocortical circuit drives higher-order cortex in the mouse
    Brian B Theyel
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Nat Neurosci 13:84-8. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that the corticothalamocortical circuit is a physiologically viable candidate for information transfer to higher-order cortical areas...
  7. pmc Glutamatergic inhibition in sensory neocortex
    Charles C Lee
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Cereb Cortex 19:2281-9. 2009
    ..This novel inhibition mediated by group II mGluRs may be an unappreciated mechanism for refining cortical receptive fields in layer 4 and may enable synaptic gain control during periods of high activity...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mapping of the functional interconnections between thalamic reticular neurons using photostimulation
    Ying Wan Lam
    Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Physiology, Univ of Chicago, 947 E 58th St, MC 0926, 316 Abbott, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Neurophysiol 96:2593-600. 2006
    ....
  9. pmc Synaptic properties of thalamic input to the subgranular layers of primary somatosensory and auditory cortices in the mouse
    Angela N Viaene
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Neurosci 31:12738-47. 2011
    ..We also integrate these results with our recent, analogous study of thalamocortical inputs to granular and supragranular layers (Viaene et al., 2011)...
  10. pmc Synaptic properties of thalamic and intracortical inputs to layer 4 of the first- and higher-order cortical areas in the auditory and somatosensory systems
    Charles C Lee
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Neurophysiol 100:317-26. 2008
    ..These results suggest an alternate route for information transfer between cortical areas via a corticothalamocortical pathway...
  11. ncbi request reprint Differences in response to muscarinic activation between first and higher order thalamic relays
    C Varela
    Department of Neurobiology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Neurophysiol 98:3538-47. 2007
    ..Such hyperpolarization is expected to bias these relay cells to the burst firing mode, and so these results are consistent with evidence of more bursting among higher order than first order relay cells...
  12. pmc Specific and nonspecific thalamocortical connectivity in the auditory and somatosensory thalamocortical slices
    Brian B Theyel
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Neuroreport 21:861-4. 2010
    ..These preparations will enable the elucidation of electrophysiological properties of nonspecific pathways...
  13. pmc Differences in response to serotonergic activation between first and higher order thalamic nuclei
    C Varela
    Department of Neurobiology, The University of Chicago, 947 E 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Cereb Cortex 19:1776-86. 2009
    ..Thus different subsets of higher order relay cells are hyperpolarized by these modulatory systems, which could have implications for the transfer of information between cortical areas...
  14. pmc Topography and physiology of ascending streams in the auditory tectothalamic pathway
    Charles C Lee
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:372-7. 2010
    ..These data suggest that the ascending tectothalamic pathways are functionally distinct from one another...
  15. pmc Modulatory effects of metabotropic glutamate receptors on local cortical circuits
    Roberto De Pasquale
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Neurosci 32:7364-72. 2012
    ..This modulation also shifts the paired pulse ratio of the layer 4 input from depression to facilitation...
  16. doi request reprint In vitro imaging using laser photostimulation with flavoprotein autofluorescence
    Brian B Theyel
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Nat Protoc 6:502-8. 2011
    ..Here we describe a step-by-step protocol for the incorporation of LPFA into virtually any slice rig, as well as how to do the experiment...
  17. ncbi request reprint Different topography of the reticulothalmic inputs to first- and higher-order somatosensory thalamic relays revealed using photostimulation
    Ying Wan Lam
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Neurophysiol 98:2903-9. 2007
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  18. ncbi request reprint Thalamic relays and cortical functioning
    S Murray Sherman
    Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Prog Brain Res 149:107-26. 2005
    ..Overall, these features of thalamic relays indicate that the thalamus not only provides a behaviorally relevant, dynamic control over the nature of information relayed, it also plays a key role in basic corticocortical communication...
  19. pmc Synaptic properties of thalamic input to layers 2/3 and 4 of primary somatosensory and auditory cortices
    Angela N Viaene
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Abbott J 117, 947 E 58th St, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Neurophysiol 105:279-92. 2011
    ..In addition, our data suggest that thalamus is likely to be more than just a simple relay of information and may be directly modulating cortex...
  20. pmc Functional organization of the thalamic input to the thalamic reticular nucleus
    Ying Wan Lam
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Neurosci 31:6791-9. 2011
    ....
  21. pmc On the classification of pathways in the auditory midbrain, thalamus, and cortex
    Charles C Lee
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Hear Res 276:79-87. 2011
    ..Moreover, these synaptic properties engender as yet unexplored issues regarding the neuronal processing of auditory information, such as the convergent integration and long-term plasticity of auditory forebrain inputs...
  22. pmc Functional organization of the somatosensory cortical layer 6 feedback to the thalamus
    Ying Wan Lam
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Cereb Cortex 20:13-24. 2010
    ..Both patterns have implications for cortico-reticulo-thalamic circuitry...
  23. doi request reprint Distinct functions for direct and transthalamic corticocortical connections
    S Murray Sherman
    Department of Neurobiology, The University of Chicago, 947 E 58th St, MC 0926, 316 Abbott, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Neurophysiol 106:1068-77. 2011
    ....
  24. pmc Synaptic properties of connections between the primary and secondary auditory cortices in mice
    Elise N Covic
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Cereb Cortex 21:2425-41. 2011
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Functional synaptic contacts by intranuclear axon collaterals of thalamic relay neurons
    Charles L Cox
    Department of Neurobiology, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York 11794 5230, USA
    J Neurosci 23:7642-6. 2003
    ..This circuitry could prove important in such activities as surround inhibition of receptive fields or increasing signal gain over noise...
  26. ncbi request reprint Mapping by laser photostimulation of connections between the thalamic reticular and ventral posterior lateral nuclei in the rat
    Ying Wan Lam
    Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Neurophysiol 94:2472-83. 2005
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  27. ncbi request reprint Differences in projection patterns between large and small corticothalamic terminals
    Susan C Van Horn
    Department of Neurobiology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, 11794 5230, USA
    J Comp Neurol 475:406-15. 2004
    ..This finding lends credence to a recent hypothesis that layer 5 corticothalamic axons represent the afferent limb of a cortico-thalamo-cortical pathway that is critical for corticocortical communication...
  28. pmc Activation requirements for metabotropic glutamate receptors
    Angela N Viaene
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Abbott J 117, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Neurosci Lett 541:67-72. 2013
    ..Additionally, increasing the number of pulses, intensity of stimulation, or stimulation frequency increased amplitude and duration of the mGluR response...
  29. pmc Two populations of corticothalamic and interareal corticocortical cells in the subgranular layers of the mouse primary sensory cortices
    Iraklis Petrof
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Abbott J 117, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Comp Neurol 520:1678-86. 2012
    ..We found that, for all three primary sensory cortices, double-labeled cells were extremely rare, indicating that corticothalamic and interareal corticocortical cells in the subgranular layers represent largely independent populations...
  30. pmc Properties of the thalamic projection from the posterior medial nucleus to primary and secondary somatosensory cortices in the mouse
    Angela N Viaene
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:18156-61. 2011
    ..Our data suggest that the lemniscal and paralemniscal projections should not be thought of as parallel information pathways to S1 and that the paralemniscal projection may instead provide modulatory inputs to S1...
  31. ncbi request reprint Morphological correlates of triadic circuitry in the lateral geniculate nucleus of cats and rats
    Y W Lam
    Department of Neurobiology, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    J Neurophysiol 93:748-57. 2005
    ..These observations in cats map onto the X/Y classification, with X cells having triads, but it is not clear from our results if a comparable classification exists for rats...
  32. ncbi request reprint Interneurons and triadic circuitry of the thalamus
    S Murray Sherman
    Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Physiology, The University of Chicago, Chicago IL 60637, USA
    Trends Neurosci 27:670-5. 2004
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  33. pmc The thalamus is more than just a relay
    S Murray Sherman
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, 947 E 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 17:417-22. 2007
    ..Higher order relays seem especially important to general corticocortical communication, and this challenges and extends the conventional view that such communication is based on direct corticocortical connections...
  34. ncbi request reprint Single-unit recording in the lateral geniculate nucleus of the awake behaving monkey
    Eion J Ramcharan
    Department of Neurobiology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794 5230, USA
    Methods 30:142-51. 2003
    ..As we have done with established techniques these methods can be readily adapted to incorporate most behaviors needed to be tested and allow recordings to be made in virtually any part of the brain...
  35. pmc Functional significance of synaptic terminal size in glutamatergic sensory pathways in thalamus and cortex
    Iraklis Petrof
    Department of Neurobiology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Physiol 591:3125-31. 2013
    ..Here we summarize and briefly discuss these two classes of glutamatergic input and how their unique features, including their terminal bouton size and anatomy, are related to their suggested function...
  36. pmc A modulatory effect of the feedback from higher visual areas to V1 in the mouse
    Roberto De Pasquale
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Neurophysiol 109:2618-31. 2013
    ..These results demonstrate that one of the effects of this feedback pathway is to control the gain of geniculocortical transmission...
  37. pmc Modulator property of the intrinsic cortical projection from layer 6 to layer 4
    Charles C Lee
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago Chicago, IL, USA
    Front Syst Neurosci 3:3. 2009
    ..These results complement the known physiological properties of the layer 6 to layer 4 pathway, and further suggest that this pathway is not a principle conduit for information flow, but rather acts as a modulator of cortical activity...
  38. pmc Drivers and modulators in the central auditory pathways
    Charles C Lee
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago Chicago, IL, USA
    Front Neurosci 4:79. 2010
    ..These properties illuminate the potential roles of some previously ill-defined auditory pathways, and may be extended further to categorize either unknown or mischaracterized pathways throughout the auditory system...
  39. ncbi request reprint The neural substrates of cognition
    S Murray Sherman
    Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Trends Neurosci 29:295-7. 2006
  40. ncbi request reprint Detectability of excitatory versus inhibitory drive in an integrate-and-fire-or-burst thalamocortical relay neuron model
    Gregory D Smith
    Department of Applied Science, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia 23187, USA
    J Neurosci 22:10242-50. 2002
    ..These simulations suggest a possible reinterpretation of the role of inhibitory inputs, such as those to the thalamus...
  41. ncbi request reprint Somatosensory corticothalamic projections: distinguishing drivers from modulators
    Iva Reichova
    Dept of Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Neurophysiol 92:2185-97. 2004
    ..Our data extend a common organizing principle from first-order nuclei to higher-order thalamic relays and further implicate the latter in corticocortical communication...
  42. ncbi request reprint Thalamic relay functions and their role in corticocortical communication: generalizations from the visual system
    R W Guillery
    Department of Anatomy, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, 1300 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Neuron 33:163-75. 2002
    ..Other roles remain to be explored. These modulatory functions can be expected to act on corticocortical communication in addition to their action on ascending pathways...
  43. doi request reprint Evidence for nonreciprocal organization of the mouse auditory thalamocortical-corticothalamic projection systems
    DANIEL A LLANO
    Department of Neurology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Comp Neurol 507:1209-27. 2008
    ..These data suggest that auditory layer 5 corticothalamic projections are targeted to the MGBd in a nonreciprocal fashion and that the MGBd may route this information to the nonprimary AC...
  44. ncbi request reprint Corticothalamic projections from the rat primary somatosensory cortex
    Herbert P Killackey
    Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California 92717, USA
    J Neurosci 23:7381-4. 2003
    ..We thus suggest that this cortical zone, which is classically considered part of the primary somatosensory cortex, should be reclassified as higher-order cortex...
  45. ncbi request reprint An argument for an olfactory thalamus
    Leslie M Kay
    Department of Psychology, Institute for Mind and Biology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Trends Neurosci 30:47-53. 2007
    ..Thus, both structures act as a bottleneck that is a target for various modulatory inputs, and this arrangement enables efficient control of information flow before cortical processing occurs...