Lisa Lit

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Characterization of human-dog social interaction using owner report
    Lisa Lit
    M I N D Institute and Department of Neurology, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Behav Processes 84:721-5. 2010
  2. pmc Handler beliefs affect scent detection dog outcomes
    Lisa Lit
    Department of Neurology, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Anim Cogn 14:387-94. 2011
  3. pmc Differences in behavior and activity associated with a poly(a) expansion in the dopamine transporter in belgian malinois
    Lisa Lit
    Department of Animal Science, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e82948. 2013
  4. pmc Characterization of a dopamine transporter polymorphism and behavior in Belgian Malinois
    Lisa Lit
    Department of Animal Science, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    BMC Genet 14:45. 2013
  5. pmc Gene expression in blood is associated with risperidone response in children with autism spectrum disorders
    L Lit
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Davis, MIND Institute, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Pharmacogenomics J 12:368-71. 2012
  6. doi Certification testing as an acute naturalistic stressor for disaster dog handlers
    L Lit
    Department of Neurology, MIND Institute, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Stress 13:392-401. 2010
  7. pmc Owner reports of attention, activity, and impulsivity in dogs: a replication study
    Lisa Lit
    MIND Institute and Department of Neurology, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Behav Brain Funct 6:1. 2010
  8. doi Corticosteroid effects on blood gene expression in Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    L Lit
    Department of Neurology, MIND Institute, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pharmacogenomics J 9:411-8. 2009
  9. pmc Age-related gene expression in Tourette syndrome
    Lisa Lit
    M I N D Institute, Department of Neurology, University of California at Davis, 2805, 50th Street, Room 2420, Sacramento, CA 95817, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 43:319-30. 2009
  10. ncbi A subgroup of Tourette's patients overexpress specific natural killer cell genes in blood: a preliminary report
    Lisa Lit
    Genetics Graduate Group, Department of Neurology, M I N D Institute, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 144:958-63. 2007

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Publications24

  1. doi Characterization of human-dog social interaction using owner report
    Lisa Lit
    M I N D Institute and Department of Neurology, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Behav Processes 84:721-5. 2010
    ..Information regarding social cognitive abilities in dogs provided by owner report suggest that there is variability across many social cognitive abilities in dogs and offers direction for further experimental investigations...
  2. pmc Handler beliefs affect scent detection dog outcomes
    Lisa Lit
    Department of Neurology, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Anim Cogn 14:387-94. 2011
    ..Human more than dog influences affected alert locations. This confirms that handler beliefs affect outcomes of scent detection dog deployments...
  3. pmc Differences in behavior and activity associated with a poly(a) expansion in the dopamine transporter in belgian malinois
    Lisa Lit
    Department of Animal Science, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e82948. 2013
    ..The complex polygenic nature of behavior and the range of behaviors associated with this insertion predict that effects are likely also modified by additional genetic and environmental factors. ..
  4. pmc Characterization of a dopamine transporter polymorphism and behavior in Belgian Malinois
    Lisa Lit
    Department of Animal Science, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    BMC Genet 14:45. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to assess frequency of DAT-VNTR alleles, and characterize the association between DAT-VNTR alleles and behavior in MAL and other breeds...
  5. pmc Gene expression in blood is associated with risperidone response in children with autism spectrum disorders
    L Lit
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Davis, MIND Institute, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Pharmacogenomics J 12:368-71. 2012
    ..Future studies will be needed to confirm these results and determine whether this expression profile is associated with risperidone response in other disorders, or alternative antipsychotic response within ASD...
  6. doi Certification testing as an acute naturalistic stressor for disaster dog handlers
    L Lit
    Department of Neurology, MIND Institute, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Stress 13:392-401. 2010
    ..This certification testing offers a controlled environment for targeted evaluation of effects of an acute naturalistic stressor on disaster dog handlers and dogs...
  7. pmc Owner reports of attention, activity, and impulsivity in dogs: a replication study
    Lisa Lit
    MIND Institute and Department of Neurology, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Behav Brain Funct 6:1. 2010
    ..We asked whether findings would be replicated utilizing an Internet survey in a novel sample, where unassisted survey completion, participant attitudes and breeds might affect previous findings...
  8. doi Corticosteroid effects on blood gene expression in Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    L Lit
    Department of Neurology, MIND Institute, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pharmacogenomics J 9:411-8. 2009
    ..These genes and pathways help explain mechanisms of efficacy and side effects of corticosteroids, and could provide new treatment targets for DMD and other neuromuscular disorders...
  9. pmc Age-related gene expression in Tourette syndrome
    Lisa Lit
    M I N D Institute, Department of Neurology, University of California at Davis, 2805, 50th Street, Room 2420, Sacramento, CA 95817, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 43:319-30. 2009
    ..Our findings suggest age-related interferon, immune and protein degradation gene expression differences between TS and controls...
  10. ncbi A subgroup of Tourette's patients overexpress specific natural killer cell genes in blood: a preliminary report
    Lisa Lit
    Genetics Graduate Group, Department of Neurology, M I N D Institute, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 144:958-63. 2007
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  11. ncbi Genomic profiles for human peripheral blood T cells, B cells, natural killer cells, monocytes, and polymorphonuclear cells: comparisons to ischemic stroke, migraine, and Tourette syndrome
    Xinli Du
    MIND Institute, University of California at Davis, 2805 50th Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Genomics 87:693-703. 2006
    ..These specific gene expression, cell-type-related profiles will need to be confirmed in larger data sets and could be used to study these and many other neurological diseases...
  12. doi GABA- and acetylcholine-related gene expression in blood correlate with tic severity and microarray evidence for alternative splicing in Tourette syndrome: a pilot study
    Yingfang Tian
    University of California at Davis, M I N D, Institute and Department of Neurology, USA
    Brain Res 1381:228-36. 2011
    ..This pilot study suggests that at least some of these GABA- and ACh-related genes observed in blood that correlate with tics or are alternatively spliced are involved in the pathophysiology of TS and tics...
  13. ncbi The future of genomic profiling of neurological diseases using blood
    Frank R Sharp
    Department of Neurology and Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Arch Neurol 63:1529-36. 2006
    ..Although all of these studies are still preliminary basic scientific endeavors, they suggest that this approach will have clinical applications to neurological diseases in humans...
  14. pmc Altered gene expression and function of peripheral blood natural killer cells in children with autism
    Amanda M Enstrom
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of California at Davis, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:124-33. 2009
    ..Abnormalities in NK cells may represent a susceptibility factor in ASD and may predispose to the development of autoimmunity and/or adverse neuroimmune interactions during critical periods of development...
  15. ncbi Genomic profiles of stroke in blood
    Frank R Sharp
    Department of Neurology, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    Stroke 38:691-3. 2007
    ..These studies show that gene expression changes in most patients by 2 to 3 hours after ischemic stroke, and in all patients studied by 24 hours...
  16. doi Catecholamine-related gene expression in blood correlates with tic severity in tourette syndrome
    Joan Gunther
    Department of Neurology and MIND Institute, University of California at Davis, 2805 50th Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Psychiatry Res 200:593-601. 2012
    ..Findings built on previous work suggest that at least some genes expressed peripherally are relevant for central nervous system (CNS) pathology in the brain of individuals with TS...
  17. pmc Empirical Bayes accomodation of batch-effects in microarray data using identical replicate reference samples: application to RNA expression profiling of blood from Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients
    Wynn L Walker
    Department of Neurology and MIND Institute, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, California, USA
    BMC Genomics 9:494. 2008
    ..Existing methods can correct for batch effects only when samples from all biological groups are represented in every batch...
  18. pmc Exon expression and alternatively spliced genes in Tourette Syndrome
    Yingfang Tian
    M I N D Institute, Department of Neurology, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, 95817, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 156:72-8. 2011
    ..However, the findings are tempered by the small sample size and multiple comparisons and require confirmation using PCR or deep RNA sequencing and a much larger patient population...
  19. ncbi Gene expression changes in children with autism
    Jeffrey P Gregg
    Department of Pathology, University of California at Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Genomics 91:22-9. 2008
    ..05). We conclude that the gene expression data support emerging evidence for abnormalities in peripheral blood leukocytes in autism that could represent a genetic and/or environmental predisposition to the disorder...
  20. ncbi Genomics of brain and blood: progress and pitfalls
    Frank R Sharp
    Department of Neurology and the M I N D Institute, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Epilepsia 47:1603-7. 2006
    ..Gene expression profiles in brain and blood of animals and humans can be useful for diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of epilepsy. This article reviews recent progress and prospects for the future...
  21. pmc Identification and validation of suitable endogenous reference genes for gene expression studies in human peripheral blood
    Boryana S Stamova
    Department of Neurology and M, Institute, University of California at Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    BMC Med Genomics 2:49. 2009
    ..These genes should be useful as normalization genes for microarray and RT-PCR whole blood studies of human physiology, metabolism and disease...
  22. ncbi Gene expression in blood changes rapidly in neutrophils and monocytes after ischemic stroke in humans: a microarray study
    Yang Tang
    MIND Institute and Department of Neurology, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 26:1089-102. 2006
    ..These data provide insights into the inflammatory responses after stroke in humans, and should be helpful in diagnosis, understanding etiology and pathogenesis, and guiding acute treatment and development of new treatments for stroke...
  23. doi Clinical manifestations, response to treatment, and clinical outcome for Weimaraners with hypertrophic osteodystrophy: 53 cases (2009-2011)
    Noa Safra
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, University of California Davis, Davis CA 95616, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 242:1260-6. 2013
    ..To evaluate clinical manifestations, response to treatment, and outcome for Weimaraners with hypertrophic osteodystrophy (HOD)...
  24. ncbi Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Julie B Schweitzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, MIND Institute, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Handb Clin Neurol 106:391-405. 2012
    ..There is initial support for the application of cognitive-behavioral treatment of ADHD symptoms in adults. Future research should attempt more targeted treatment informed by advances in neuroscience findings...