M H Monfils

Summary

Affiliation: University of Lethbridge
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Basic fibroblast growth factor stimulates functional recovery after neonatal lesions of motor cortex in rats
    M H Monfils
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1K 3M4
    Neuroscience 134:1-8. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint A quantitative comparison of synaptic density following perfusion versus immersion fixation in the rat cerebral cortex
    Marie H Monfils
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, T1K 3M4
    Microsc Res Tech 67:300-4. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of basic fibroblast growth factor-2 in the developing rat brain
    M H Monfils
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    Neuroscience 141:213-21. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint FGF-2-induced cell proliferation stimulates anatomical, neurophysiological and functional recovery from neonatal motor cortex injury
    Marie H Monfils
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    Eur J Neurosci 24:739-49. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint In search of the motor engram: motor map plasticity as a mechanism for encoding motor experience
    Marie H Monfils
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    Neuroscientist 11:471-83. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Motor map expansion following repeated cortical and limbic seizures is related to synaptic potentiation
    G Campbell Teskey
    Behavioural Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4
    Cereb Cortex 12:98-105. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint The modulation of play fighting in rats: role of the motor cortex
    Holly Kamitakahara
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada
    Behav Neurosci 121:164-76. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Induction of neocortical long-term depression results in smaller movement representations, fewer excitatory perforated synapses, and more inhibitory synapses
    G Campbell Teskey
    Behavioural Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychology and the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4
    Cereb Cortex 17:434-42. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Neurophysiological properties of cells filling the neonatal medial prefrontal cortex lesion cavity
    Ira Driscoll
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    Brain Res 1178:38-43. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Induction of long-term depression is associated with decreased dendritic length and spine density in layers III and V of sensorimotor neocortex
    Marie H Monfils
    Behavioural Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 1N4
    Synapse 53:114-21. 2004

Collaborators

  • B Kolb
  • Jeffrey A Kleim
  • GLENN SCHAFE
  • Dan C McIntyre
  • G Campbell Teskey
  • Corey Flynn
  • Holly Kamitakahara
  • Ira Driscoll
  • Valérie Doyère
  • Jacek Debiec
  • Joseph E LeDoux
  • Luke C Henry
  • Francine van Rooyen
  • Crystal D Goertzen
  • Nicole A Young
  • Margaret L Forgie
  • Sarah E M Larson
  • Sergio M Pellis
  • Greg Silasi
  • Penny M VandenBerg

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Basic fibroblast growth factor stimulates functional recovery after neonatal lesions of motor cortex in rats
    M H Monfils
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1K 3M4
    Neuroscience 134:1-8. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that FGF-2 may play an important role in recovery from early brain damage...
  2. ncbi request reprint A quantitative comparison of synaptic density following perfusion versus immersion fixation in the rat cerebral cortex
    Marie H Monfils
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, T1K 3M4
    Microsc Res Tech 67:300-4. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that, despite suboptimal qualitative results, fixation by immersion allows for adequate quantification of synapses...
  3. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of basic fibroblast growth factor-2 in the developing rat brain
    M H Monfils
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    Neuroscience 141:213-21. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint FGF-2-induced cell proliferation stimulates anatomical, neurophysiological and functional recovery from neonatal motor cortex injury
    Marie H Monfils
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    Eur J Neurosci 24:739-49. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint In search of the motor engram: motor map plasticity as a mechanism for encoding motor experience
    Marie H Monfils
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    Neuroscientist 11:471-83. 2005
    ..Finally, the role of motor map plasticity in recovery of motor function after brain damage is discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Motor map expansion following repeated cortical and limbic seizures is related to synaptic potentiation
    G Campbell Teskey
    Behavioural Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4
    Cereb Cortex 12:98-105. 2002
    ..Moreover, both the motor map and field potential enhancements were persistent in nature and could be driven from either cortical or limbic sites. The data have implications for human populations with epilepsy...
  7. ncbi request reprint The modulation of play fighting in rats: role of the motor cortex
    Holly Kamitakahara
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada
    Behav Neurosci 121:164-76. 2007
    ..It appears that different forms of cortical modulation of play fighting involve different cortical circuits...
  8. ncbi request reprint Induction of neocortical long-term depression results in smaller movement representations, fewer excitatory perforated synapses, and more inhibitory synapses
    G Campbell Teskey
    Behavioural Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychology and the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4
    Cereb Cortex 17:434-42. 2007
    ..This study sheds light on the interaction between an artificial model of learning, receptive field characteristics, and synaptic number in the sensorimotor cortex...
  9. ncbi request reprint Neurophysiological properties of cells filling the neonatal medial prefrontal cortex lesion cavity
    Ira Driscoll
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    Brain Res 1178:38-43. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Induction of long-term depression is associated with decreased dendritic length and spine density in layers III and V of sensorimotor neocortex
    Marie H Monfils
    Behavioural Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 1N4
    Synapse 53:114-21. 2004
    ..Thus, neuronal alterations following modifications in neocortical synaptic efficacy may provide a general mechanism for the physical instantiation of learning and memory...
  11. ncbi request reprint Long-term potentiation induces expanded movement representations and dendritic hypertrophy in layer V of rat sensorimotor neocortex
    Marie H Monfils
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4
    Cereb Cortex 14:586-93. 2004
    ..This study sheds light on the interaction between artificial models of learning, receptive field characteristics and dendritic morphology in the sensorimotor cortex...
  12. ncbi request reprint Differential neuroplastic changes in neocortical movement representations and dendritic morphology in epilepsy-prone and epilepsy-resistant rat strains following high-frequency stimulation
    Corey Flynn
    Behavioural Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1 N4
    Eur J Neurosci 19:2319-28. 2004
    ..The potentiated FAST rats also showed an increase in spine density. Our results suggest that differences in susceptibility to epileptogenesis may result in a differential response to stimulation-induced plasticity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Synapse-specific reconsolidation of distinct fear memories in the lateral amygdala
    Valérie Doyère
    Neurobiologie de l Apprentissage, de la Mémoire et de la Communication NAMC, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique CNRS, UMR8620, Universite Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay, France
    Nat Neurosci 10:414-6. 2007
    ..Thus, both retrieval and reconsolidation alter memories via synaptic plasticity at selectively targeted synapses...
  14. ncbi request reprint Neocortical kindling is associated with opposing alterations in dendritic morphology in neocortical layer V and striatum from neocortical layer III
    G Campbell Teskey
    Behavioural Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Synapse 59:1-9. 2006
    ..The differential effect between layer V pyramidal neurons and layer III pyramidal neurons suggests that these areas play different roles in the expression of seizures and the adaptation of the brain to the persistent effect of kindling...