Selected Peer-reviewed Articles:

Bisel, B.E.*, K.M. Henkins*, and K.D. Parfitt, 2007. The Alzheimer amyloid β-peptide A-β25-35 blocks adenylate cyclase-mediated forms of hippocampal long term potentiation (LTP). Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 1097: 58-63. [abstract | full text | pdf]

Johnson, K.G., A.P. Tenney, A. Ghose, A. Duckworth, M. Higashi, K. Parfitt, O. Marcu, T. Heslip, J. Marsh, and T. Schwarz. 2006. The HSPGs Syndecan and Dallylike bind the receptor phosphatase LAR and exert opposing effects on synapse growth. Neuron 49: 517-531. [abstract | pdf]

Reis, G.F.*, M.B. Lee*, A.S. Huang*, and K.D. Parfitt. 2005. Adenylate cyclase-mediated forms of synaptic potentiation in hippocampal area CA1 are reduced with aging. J. Neurophysiol. 93: 3381-3389. [abstract | full text | pdf]

DiAntonio, A., K.D. Parfitt, and T.L. Schwarz. 1993. Synaptic transmission persists in synaptotagmin mutants in Drosophila. Cell 73: 1281-1290. [abstract | pdf]

*Undergraduate co-author

Book and media reviews:

Parfitt, K.D. 2002. Media Review: Crawdad: A CD-ROM Lab Manual for Neurophysiology. Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education 1: R5-R6. [pdf]

Recent Abstracts:

Krans, J.L., K.D. Parfitt, P.K. Rivlin, D.L. Deitcher, R.R. Hoy. The resting membrane potential of Drosophila melanogaster larval muscle depends strongly on the calcium gradient. Society for Neuroscience 2006. [abstract (pdf)]

Bisel, B.E., K. Henkins, S. Shih, and K.D. Parfitt. The Alzheimer amyloid β-peptide Aβ25-35 blocks a form of chemically-induced LTP. Society for Neuroscience 2005. [abstract (pdf)]

Kuo, S.P., and K.D. Parfitt. Changes with aging in forskolin-stimulated and basal cAMP in the hippocampus.Society for Neuroscience 2004. [abstract (pdf)]

Smith, W.B., K. Parfitt, and E.M. Schuman. The effects of a dopamine D1/D5 agonist on local protein synthesis in cultured hippocampal neurons.Society for Neuroscience 2002. [abstract (pdf)]