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  • Barbas H and Zikopoulos B (2007). Sequential and parallel circuits for emotional processing in primate orbitofrontal cortex. In: The Orbitofrontal Cortex (edited by David Zald and Scott Rauch), pp57-92. New York: Oxford UP.                          ARTICLE




Publications: Peer-reviewed articles     (20)



  • Halassa MM, Chen Z, Wimmer RD, Brunetti PM, Zhao S, Zikopoulos B, Wang F, Brown EN and Wilson MA (2014). State-dependent architecture of thalamic reticular subnetworks. Cell 158(4):808-21.                                    ARTICLE


  • Barbas H and Zikopoulos B (2014). Towards patient-specific targeting and parameter setting of deep brain stimulation for relief of depression. Biological Psychiatry In Press.                               ARTICLE


  • Zikopoulos B, Barbas H (2013). Altered neural connectivity in excitatory and inhibitory cortical circuits in autism. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 7:609. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00609. eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 24098278; PubMedCentral PMCID: PMC3784686.                               ARTICLE


  • Bunce JG, Zikopoulos B, Feinberg M, and Barbas H (2013). Parallel prefrontal pathways reach distinct excitatory and inhibitory systems in memory-related rhinal cortices. Journal of Comparative Neurology 521(18):4260-83. doi: 10.1002/cne.23413. PubMed PMID: 23839697; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3881238.                             ARTICLE


  • John YJ, Bullock D, Zikopoulos B, Barbas H (2013). Anatomy and computational modeling of networks underlying cognitive-emotional interaction. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 7:101. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00101. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3613599.                         ARTICLE


  • Barbas H, García-Cabezas MA, and Zikopoulos B (2013). Frontal-thalamic circuits associated with language. Brain and Language 126(1):49-61. doi: 10.1016/j.bandl.2012.10.001. Epub 2012 Dec 1. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3615046.                            ARTICLE


  • Zikopoulos B and Barbas H (2012). Pathways for emotions and attention converge on the thalamic reticular nucleus in primates. Journal of Neuroscience 32(15): 5338-5350.                    ARTICLE


  • Barbas H, Zikopoulos B, and Timbie C (2011). Sensory pathways and emotional context for action in primate prefrontal cortex. Biological Psychiatry 69(12): 1133-1139.                              ARTICLE


  • Zikopoulos B and Barbas H (2010). Changes in prefrontal axons may disrupt the network in autism. Journal of Neuroscience 30(44): 14595-609.                                    ARTICLE


  • Xiao D, Zikopoulos B, and Barbas H (2009). Laminar and modular organization of prefrontal projections to multiple thalamic nuclei. Neuroscience 161(4): 1067-1081.                           ARTICLE


  • Zikopoulos B and Barbas H (2007). Parallel Driving and Modulatory Pathways Link the Prefrontal Cortex and Thalamus. PLoS ONE2(9): e848. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0000848.                               ARTICLE


  • Barbas H and Zikopoulos B (2007). The prefrontal cortex and flexible behavior. The Neuroscientist 13(5): 532-545.                            ARTICLE


  • Zikopoulos B and Barbas H (2007). Circuits for multisensory integration and attentional modulation through the prefrontal cortex and the thalamic reticular nucleus in primates. Reviews in the Neurosciences 18(6): 417-438.                                     ARTICLE


  • Zikopoulos B and Barbas H (2006). Prefrontal projections to the thalamic reticular nucleus form a unique circuit for attentional mechanisms. Journal of Neuroscience 26(28): 7348-7361.                               ARTICLE


  • Nikolakopoulou AM, Parpas A, Panagis L, Zikopoulos B, and Dermon CR (2006). Early post-hatching sex differences in cell proliferation and survival in the quail telencephalic ventricular zone and intermediate medial mesopallium. Brain Research Bulletin 70(2): 107-116.                              ARTICLE


  • Zikopoulos B and Dermon CR (2005). Comparative anatomy of α2 and β adrenoceptors in the adult and developing brain of the marine teleost, red porgy (Pagrus pagrus, Sparidae). [3H]-Clonidine and [3H]-DHA quantitative autoradiography and receptor subtypes immunohistochemistry. Journal of Comparative Neurology 489(2): 217-240.                    ARTICLE


  • Barbas H, Medalla M, Alade O, Suski J, Zikopoulos B, and Lera P (2005). Relationship of prefrontal connections to inhibitory systems in superior temporal areas in the rhesus monkey. Cerebral Cortex 15(9): 1356-1370.                                   ARTICLE


  • Dermon CR, Zikopoulos B, Panagis L, Harrison E, Lancashire CL, Mileusnic R, and Stewart MG (2002). Passive avoidance training enhances cell proliferation in 1-day-old chicks. European Journal of Neuroscience 16(7): 1267-1274.                               ARTICLE


  • Zikopoulos B, Kentouri M, and Dermon CR (2001). Cell genesis in the hypothalamus is associated to the sexual phase of a hermaphrodite teleost. Neuroreport 12(11): 2477-2481.                               ARTICLE


  • Zikopoulos B, Kentouri M, and Dermon CR (2000). Proliferation zones in the adult brain of a sequential hermaphrodite teleost species (Sparus aurata). Brain Behavior and Evolution 56(6): 310-322.                                    ARTICLE