James M. McNally, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Title

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Other Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry, Boston VA Med Ctr-Brockton


Boston VA Med Ctr-Brockton
Bldg 44 Rm 108
940 Belmont St  
Brockton MA 02301

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Optogenetic manipulation of an ascending arousal system tunes cortical broadband gamma power and reveals functional deficits relevant to schizophrenia.
Authors: McNally JM, Aguilar DD, Katsuki F, Radzik LK, Schiffino FL, Uygun DS, McKenna JT, Strecker RE, Deisseroth K, Spencer KM, Brown RE.
Mol Psychiatry
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Basal Forebrain Parvalbumin Neurons Mediate Arousals from Sleep Induced by Hypercarbia or Auditory Stimuli.
Authors: McKenna JT, Thankachan S, Uygun DS, Shukla C, McNally JM, Schiffino FL, Cordeira J, Katsuki F, Zant JC, Gamble MC, Deisseroth K, McCarley RW, Brown RE, Strecker RE, Basheer R.
Curr Biol
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Effects of a patient-derived de novo coding alteration of CACNA1I in mice connect a schizophrenia risk gene with sleep spindle deficits.
Authors: Ghoshal A, Uygun DS, Yang L, McNally JM, Lopez-Huerta VG, Arias-Garcia MA, Baez-Nieto D, Allen A, Fitzgerald M, Choi S, Zhang Q, Hope JM, Yan K, Mao X, Nicholson TB, Imaizumi K, Fu Z, Feng G, Brown RE, Strecker RE, Purcell SM, Pan JQ.
Transl Psychiatry
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Alterations in sleep, sleep spindle, and EEG power in mGluR5 knockout mice.
Authors: Aguilar DD, Strecker RE, Basheer R, McNally JM.
J Neurophysiol
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Somatostatin+/nNOS+ neurons are involved in delta electroencephalogram activity and cortical-dependent recognition memory.
Authors: Zielinski MR, Atochin DN, McNally JM, McKenna JT, Huang PL, Strecker RE, Gerashchenko D.
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Optogenetic stimulation of basal forebrain parvalbumin neurons modulates the cortical topography of auditory steady-state responses.
Authors: Hwang E, Brown RE, Kocsis B, Kim T, McKenna JT, McNally JM, Han HB, Choi JH.
Brain Struct Funct
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Thalamic Reticular Nucleus Parvalbumin Neurons Regulate Sleep Spindles and Electrophysiological Aspects of Schizophrenia in Mice.
Authors: Thankachan S, Katsuki F, McKenna JT, Yang C, Shukla C, Deisseroth K, Uygun DS, Strecker RE, Brown RE, McNally JM, Basheer R.
Sci Rep
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Validation of an automated sleep spindle detection method for mouse electroencephalography.
Authors: Uygun DS, Katsuki F, Bolortuya Y, Aguilar DD, McKenna JT, Thankachan S, McCarley RW, Basheer R, Brown RE, Strecker RE, McNally JM.
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Gamma band oscillations: a key to understanding schizophrenia symptoms and neural circuit abnormalities.
Authors: McNally JM, McCarley RW.
Curr Opin Psychiatry
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Cortically projecting basal forebrain parvalbumin neurons regulate cortical gamma band oscillations.
Authors: Kim T, Thankachan S, McKenna JT, McNally JM, Yang C, Choi JH, Chen L, Kocsis B, Deisseroth K, Strecker RE, Basheer R, Brown RE, McCarley RW.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
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