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Campos-Cardoso R, Desa ZR, Fitzgerald BL, Moore A, Duhon J, Landar VA, Clem RL, Cummings KA. The mouse dorsal peduncular cortex encodes fear memory. bioRxiv. 2023 Jul 26;. doi: 10.1101/2023.07.24.550408. PubMed PMID: 37546717; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC10402043.

Cummings KA. Protein Accumulation and Impaired Autophagy Underlie Cognitive Dysfunction in Angelman Syndrome. Biol Psychiatry. 2023 Jul 1;94(1):e1-e3. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2023.04.015. PubMed PMID: 37316106.


Kupferschmidt DA, Cummings KA, Joffe ME, MacAskill A, Malik R, Sánchez-Bellot C, Tejeda HA, Yarur Castillo H. Prefrontal Interneurons: Populations, Pathways, and Plasticity Supporting Typical and Disordered Cognition in Rodent Models. J Neurosci. 2022 Nov 9;42(45):8468-8476. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1136-22.2022. Review. PubMed PMID: 36351822; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC9665918.

Cummings KA, Bayshtok S, Dong TN, Kenny PJ, Clem RL. Control of fear by discrete prefrontal GABAergic populations encoding valence-specific information. Neuron. 2022 Sep 21;110(18):3036-3052.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2022.07.004. Epub 2022 Aug 8. PubMed PMID: 35944526; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC10009874.

Cummings K, Maguire J. Interneurons direct circuit-specific flow of information to communicate stressful experiences. Neuron. 2022 Mar 16;110(6):911-913. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2022.02.019. PubMed PMID: 35298916.

Beas S, Cummings KA. A scientific approach to navigating the academic job market. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2022 Feb;47(3):621-627. doi: 10.1038/s41386-021-01225-w. Epub 2021 Nov 6. PubMed PMID: 34743201; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8572068.


Żak MM, Stock A, Stadlbauer D, Zhang W, Cummings K, Marsiglia W, Zargarov A, Amanat F, Tamayo M, Cordon-Cardo C, Krammer F, Mendu DR. Development and characterization of a quantitative ELISA to detect anti-SARS-CoV-2 spike antibodies. Heliyon. 2021 Dec;7(12):e08444. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2021.e08444. Epub 2021 Nov 20. PubMed PMID: 34841098; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8605824.

Cummings KA, Lacagnina AF, Clem RL. GABAergic microcircuitry of fear memory encoding. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2021 Oct;184:107504. doi: 10.1016/j.nlm.2021.107504. Epub 2021 Aug 20. Review. PubMed PMID: 34425220; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8640988.


Chen L, Cummings KA, Mau W, Zaki Y, Dong Z, Rabinowitz S, Clem RL, Shuman T, Cai DJ. The role of intrinsic excitability in the evolution of memory: Significance in memory allocation, consolidation, and updating. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2020 Sep;173:107266. doi: 10.1016/j.nlm.2020.107266. Epub 2020 Jun 5. Review. PubMed PMID: 32512183; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7429265.

Cummings KA, Clem RL. Prefrontal somatostatin interneurons encode fear memory. Nat Neurosci. 2020 Jan;23(1):61-74. doi: 10.1038/s41593-019-0552-7. Epub 2019 Dec 16. PubMed PMID: 31844314; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6930333.


Bobeck EN, Gomes I, Pena D, Cummings KA, Clem RL, Mezei M, Devi LA. The BigLEN-GPR171 Peptide Receptor System Within the Basolateral Amygdala Regulates Anxiety-Like Behavior and Contextual Fear Conditioning. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2017 Dec;42(13):2527-2536. doi: 10.1038/npp.2017.79. Epub 2017 Apr 20. PubMed PMID: 28425495; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5686498.

Cummings KA, Belin S, Popescu GK. Residues in the GluN1 C-terminal domain control kinetics and pharmacology of GluN1/GluN3A N-methyl-d-aspartate receptors. Neuropharmacology. 2017 Jun;119:40-47. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2017.03.031. Epub 2017 Mar 29. PubMed PMID: 28365212; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5598085.

Bajpai VK, Kerosuo L, Tseropoulos G, Cummings KA, Wang X, Lei P, Liu B, Liu S, Popescu GK, Bronner ME, Andreadis ST. Reprogramming Postnatal Human Epidermal Keratinocytes Toward Functional Neural Crest Fates. Stem Cells. 2017 May;35(5):1402-1415. doi: 10.1002/stem.2583. Epub 2017 Mar 5. PubMed PMID: 28142205; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5543412.

Arruda-Carvalho M, Wu WC, Cummings KA, Clem RL. Optogenetic Examination of Prefrontal-Amygdala Synaptic Development. J Neurosci. 2017 Mar 15;37(11):2976-2985. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3097-16.2017. Epub 2017 Feb 13. PubMed PMID: 28193691; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5354336.


Cummings KA, Popescu GK. Protons Potentiate GluN1/GluN3A Currents by Attenuating Their Desensitisation. Sci Rep. 2016 Mar 22;6:23344. doi: 10.1038/srep23344. PubMed PMID: 27000430; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4802338.

Cummings KA, Iacobucci GJ, Popescu GK. Extracting Rate Constants for NMDA Receptor Gating from One-Channel Current Recordings. In: Popescu GK, editor. Ionotropic Glutamate Receptor Technologies 106 ed. New York, NY: Humana Press, Springer; 2016. Chapter 18; p.273-299.


Borschel WF, Cummings KA, Tindell LK, Popescu GK. Kinetic contributions to gating by interactions unique to N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors. J Biol Chem. 2015 Oct 30;290(44):26846-55. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M115.678656. Epub 2015 Sep 14. PubMed PMID: 26370091; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4646337.

Cummings KA, Popescu GK. Glycine-dependent activation of NMDA receptors. J Gen Physiol. 2015 Jun;145(6):513-27. doi: 10.1085/jgp.201411302. Epub 2015 May 11. PubMed PMID: 25964432; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4442789.


Maki BA, Cummings KA, Paganelli MA, Murthy SE, Popescu GK. One-channel cell-attached patch-clamp recording. J Vis Exp. 2014 Jun 9;(88). doi: 10.3791/51629. PubMed PMID: 24961614; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4188217.

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