Andrew Kayser, MD, PhD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Neurology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Massachusetts General and Brigham & Women's HospitalsResidency2005Neurology
    Stanford UniversityInternship2002Medicine
    University of California, San FranciscoM.D.2001 Medicine
    University of California, San FranciscoPh.D.1999 Graduate Division (Neuroscience)

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    Dopaminergic Mechanisms Underlying Human Social Behavior: A Multimodal Approach
    NIH/NIMH R01MH112775Mar 5, 2019 - Dec 31, 2023
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Developing Behavioral and Neuroimaging Predictors of Stroke Recovery
    VA I01RX002783Jan 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Behavioral and Neural Correlates of Social Function in Alcohol Use Disorders
    NIH/NIAAA R01AA026587Sep 15, 2018 - Jun 30, 2023
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Remediation of Impaired Self-Regulation in Patients with Mild TBI
    VA I01RX000825Dec 1, 2014 - Nov 30, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Higher-Order Visual Decision Making Networks and Mechanisms
    NIH/NEI R01EY024554Aug 1, 2014 - Nov 30, 2018
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Mitchell JM, Weinstein D, Vega T, Kayser AS. Dopamine, time perception, and future time perspective. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2018 Oct; 235(10):2783-2793. PMID: 30027496.
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    2. Cameron IGM, Wallace DL, Al-Zughoul A, Kayser AS, D'Esposito M. Effects of tolcapone and bromocriptine on cognitive stability and flexibility. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2018 04; 235(4):1295-1305. PMID: 29427081.
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    3. Shankar S, Kayser AS. Perceptual and categorical decision making: goal-relevant representation of two domains at different levels of abstraction. J Neurophysiol. 2017 06 01; 117(6):2088-2103. PMID: 28250149.
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    4. Op de Macks ZA, Bunge SA, Bell ON, Kriegsfeld LJ, Kayser AS, Dahl RE. The effect of social rank feedback on risk taking and associated reward processes in adolescent girls. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2017 02 01; 12(2):240-250. PMID: 27614768.
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    5. Kayser AS, Vega T, Weinstein D, Peters J, Mitchell JM. Right inferior frontal cortex activity correlates with tolcapone responsivity in problem and pathological gamblers. Neuroimage Clin. 2017; 13:339-348. PMID: 28066708.
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    6. Richardson JL, Stephens S, Yates LM, Diav-Citrin O, Arnon J, Beghin D, Kayser A, Kennedy D, Cupitt D, Te Winkel B, Peltonen M, Kaplan YC, Thomas SH. Pregnancy outcomes after maternal varenicline use; analysis of surveillance data collected by the European Network of Teratology Information Services. Reprod Toxicol. 2017 01; 67:26-34. PMID: 27851994.
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    7. Op de Macks ZA, Bunge SA, Bell ON, Wilbrecht L, Kriegsfeld LJ, Kayser AS, Dahl RE. Risky decision-making in adolescent girls: The role of pubertal hormones and reward circuitry. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2016 12; 74:77-91. PMID: 27591399.
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    8. Navarro-Cebrian A, Knight RT, Kayser AS. Frontal Monitoring and Parietal Evidence: Mechanisms of Error Correction. J Cogn Neurosci. 2016 Aug; 28(8):1166-77. PMID: 27027420.
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    9. Chiong W, Wood KA, Beagle AJ, Hsu M, Kayser AS, Miller BL, Kramer JH. Neuroeconomic dissociation of semantic dementia and behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia. Brain. 2016 Feb; 139(Pt 2):578-87. PMID: 26667277.
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    10. Kayser AS, Op de Macks Z, Dahl RE, Frank MJ. A Neural Correlate of Strategic Exploration at the Onset of Adolescence. J Cogn Neurosci. 2016 Feb; 28(2):199-209. PMID: 26488590.
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    11. Voytek B, Kayser AS, Badre D, Fegen D, Chang EF, Crone NE, Parvizi J, Knight RT, D'Esposito M. Oscillatory dynamics coordinating human frontal networks in support of goal maintenance. Nat Neurosci. 2015 Sep; 18(9):1318-24. PMID: 26214371.
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    12. Sáez I, Zhu L, Set E, Kayser A, Hsu M. Dopamine modulates egalitarian behavior in humans. Curr Biol. 2015 Mar 30; 25(7):912-9. PMID: 25802148; PMCID: PMC4627633.
    13. Kayser AS, Mitchell JM, Weinstein D, Frank MJ. Dopamine, locus of control, and the exploration-exploitation tradeoff. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2015 Jan; 40(2):454-62. PMID: 25074639; PMCID: PMC4443960.
    14. Vytlacil J, Kayser A, Miyakawa A, D'Esposito M. An approach for identifying brainstem dopaminergic pathways using resting state functional MRI. PLoS One. 2014; 9(1):e87109. PMID: 24498023.
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    15. Buchsbaum BR, Erickson DT, Kayser AS. Decomposing effects of time on task reveals an anteroposterior gradient of perceptual decision regions. PLoS One. 2013; 8(8):e72074. PMID: 23977212.
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    16. Navarro-Cebrian A, Knight RT, Kayser AS. Error-monitoring and post-error compensations: dissociation between perceptual failures and motor errors with and without awareness. J Neurosci. 2013 Jul 24; 33(30):12375-83. PMID: 23884943; PMCID: PMC3721845.
    17. Erickson DT, Kayser AS. The neural representation of sensorimotor transformations in a human perceptual decision making network. Neuroimage. 2013 Oct 01; 79:340-50. PMID: 23631989.
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    18. Chiong W, Wilson SM, D'Esposito M, Kayser AS, Grossman SN, Poorzand P, Seeley WW, Miller BL, Rankin KP. The salience network causally influences default mode network activity during moral reasoning. Brain. 2013 Jun; 136(Pt 6):1929-41. PMID: 23576128; PMCID: PMC3673466.
    19. Kayser AS, Allen DC, Navarro-Cebrian A, Mitchell JM, Fields HL. Dopamine, corticostriatal connectivity, and intertemporal choice. J Neurosci. 2012 Jul 04; 32(27):9402-9. PMID: 22764248.
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    20. Mitchell JM, Teague CH, Kayser AS, Bartlett SE, Fields HL. Varenicline decreases alcohol consumption in heavy-drinking smokers. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2012 Oct; 223(3):299-306. PMID: 22547331; PMCID: PMC3438402.
    21. Kayser AS, D'Esposito M. Abstract rule learning: the differential effects of lesions in frontal cortex. Cereb Cortex. 2013 Jan; 23(1):230-40. PMID: 22298728; PMCID: PMC3513961.
    22. Kayser AS, Erickson DT, Buchsbaum BR, D'Esposito M. Neural representations of relevant and irrelevant features in perceptual decision making. J Neurosci. 2010 Nov 24; 30(47):15778-89. PMID: 21106817; PMCID: PMC3020592.
    23. Nomura EM, Gratton C, Visser RM, Kayser A, Perez F, D'Esposito M. Double dissociation of two cognitive control networks in patients with focal brain lesions. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Jun 29; 107(26):12017-22. PMID: 20547857; PMCID: PMC2900657.
    24. Badre D, Kayser AS, D'Esposito M. Frontal cortex and the discovery of abstract action rules. Neuron. 2010 Apr 29; 66(2):315-26. PMID: 20435006; PMCID: PMC2990347.
    25. Kayser AS, Buchsbaum BR, Erickson DT, D'Esposito M. The functional anatomy of a perceptual decision in the human brain. J Neurophysiol. 2010 Mar; 103(3):1179-94. PMID: 20032247; PMCID: PMC2887630.
    26. Kayser AS, Sun FT, D'Esposito M. A comparison of Granger causality and coherency in fMRI-based analysis of the motor system. Hum Brain Mapp. 2009 Nov; 30(11):3475-94. PMID: 19387980.
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    27. Kayser AS, Miller KD. Opponent inhibition: a developmental model of layer 4 of the neocortical circuit. Neuron. 2002 Jan 03; 33(1):131-42. PMID: 11779486.
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    28. Kayser A, Priebe NJ, Miller KD. Contrast-dependent nonlinearities arise locally in a model of contrast-invariant orientation tuning. J Neurophysiol. 2001 May; 85(5):2130-49. PMID: 11353028.
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    29. Miller KD, Erwin E, Kayser A. Is the development of orientation selectivity instructed by activity? J Neurobiol. 1999 Oct; 41(1):44-57. PMID: 10504191.
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    30. Dietrich FS, Mulligan J, Hennessy K, Yelton MA, Allen E, Araujo R, Aviles E, Berno A, Brennan T, Carpenter J, Chen E, Cherry JM, Chung E, Duncan M, Guzman E, Hartzell G, Hunicke-Smith S, Hyman RW, Kayser A, Komp C, Lashkari D, Lew H, Lin D, Mosedale D, Davis RW. The nucleotide sequence of Saccharomyces cerevisiae chromosome V. Nature. 1997 May 29; 387(6632 Suppl):78-81. PMID: 9169868; PMCID: PMC3057095.