Duncan Leitch, PhD

Title(s)Postdoctoral Scholar, Physiology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Molecular mechanisms of weak communication signal transduction
    NIH/NIDCD K99DC016658Dec 1, 2017 - Nov 30, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Bellono NW, Leitch DB, Julius D. Molecular tuning of electroreception in sharks and skates. Nature. 2018 06; 558(7708):122-126. PMID: 29849147.
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    2. Bellono NW, Bayrer JR, Leitch DB, Castro J, Zhang C, O'Donnell TA, Brierley SM, Ingraham HA, Julius D. Enterochromaffin Cells Are Gut Chemosensors that Couple to Sensory Neural Pathways. Cell. 2017 Jun 29; 170(1):185-198.e16. PMID: 28648659.
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    3. Bellono NW, Leitch DB, Julius D. Molecular basis of ancestral vertebrate electroreception. Nature. 2017 03 16; 543(7645):391-396. PMID: 28264196.
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    4. Leitch DB, Sarko DK, Catania KC. Brain mass and cranial nerve size in shrews and moles. Sci Rep. 2014 Sep 01; 4:6241. PMID: 25174995; PMCID: PMC4150104.
    5. Sawyer EK, Leitch DB, Catania KC. Organization of the spinal trigeminal nucleus in star-nosed moles. J Comp Neurol. 2014 Oct 01; 522(14):3335-50. PMID: 24715542; PMCID: PMC4107073.
    6. Sarko DK, Leitch DB, Catania KC. Cutaneous and periodontal inputs to the cerebellum of the naked mole-rat (Heterocephalus glaber). Front Neuroanat. 2013; 7:39. PMID: 24302898; PMCID: PMC3831171.
    7. Catania KC, Catania EH, Sawyer EK, Leitch DB. Barrelettes without barrels in the American water shrew. PLoS One. 2013; 8(6):e65975. PMID: 23755296; PMCID: PMC3670899.
    8. Gerhold KA, Pellegrino M, Tsunozaki M, Morita T, Leitch DB, Tsuruda PR, Brem RB, Catania KC, Bautista DM. The star-nosed mole reveals clues to the molecular basis of mammalian touch. PLoS One. 2013; 8(1):e55001. PMID: 23383028; PMCID: PMC3559429.
    9. Leitch DB, Catania KC. Structure, innervation and response properties of integumentary sensory organs in crocodilians. J Exp Biol. 2012 Dec 01; 215(Pt 23):4217-30. PMID: 23136155.
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    10. Leitch DB, Gauthier D, Sarko DK, Catania KC. Chemoarchitecture of layer 4 isocortex in the American water shrew (Sorex palustris). Brain Behav Evol. 2011; 78(4):261-71. PMID: 21985842.
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    11. Catania KC, Leitch DB, Gauthier D. A star in the brainstem reveals the first step of cortical magnification. PLoS One. 2011; 6(7):e22406. PMID: 21811600; PMCID: PMC3139641.
    12. Sarko DK, Leitch DB, Girard I, Sikes RS, Catania KC. Organization of somatosensory cortex in the Northern grasshopper mouse (Onychomys leucogaster), a predatory rodent. J Comp Neurol. 2011 Jan 01; 519(1):64-74. PMID: 21120928; PMCID: PMC3064439.
    13. Collins CE, Airey DC, Young NA, Leitch DB, Kaas JH. Neuron densities vary across and within cortical areas in primates. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Sep 07; 107(36):15927-32. PMID: 20798050.
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    14. Catania KC, Leitch DB, Gauthier D. Function of the appendages in tentacled snakes (Erpeton tentaculatus). J Exp Biol. 2010 Feb 01; 213(3):359-67. PMID: 20086119.
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    15. Sarko DK, Catania KC, Leitch DB, Kaas JH, Herculano-Houzel S. Cellular scaling rules of insectivore brains. Front Neuroanat. 2009; 3:8. PMID: 19636383; PMCID: PMC2713736.
    16. Stanwood GD, Leitch DB, Savchenko V, Wu J, Fitsanakis VA, Anderson DJ, Stankowski JN, Aschner M, McLaughlin B. Manganese exposure is cytotoxic and alters dopaminergic and GABAergic neurons within the basal ganglia. J Neurochem. 2009 Jul; 110(1):378-89. PMID: 19457100; PMCID: PMC2737271.
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