Mark Baxter, PhD
- PROFESSOR | Neuroscience
- PROFESSOR | Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
- PROFESSOR | Anesthesiology
Research Topics:Aging, Behavior, Cognitive Neuroscience, Hippocampus, Memory, Neural Networks, Neurobiology, Neuroscience, Prefrontal Cortex, Systems Neuroscience
Mark Baxter studies the neurobiology of cognitive function, with particular focus on how impaired cognition in different disease states is related to abnormalities in defined neural systems. Current areas of investigation include the long-term effects of exposure to general anesthesia, the relationship between synaptic health and cognitive function in aging, and the brain-wide circuits for memory consolidation.
Multi-Disciplinary Training AreaNeuroscience [NEU]
PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Baxter Laboratory, The Glickenhaus Laboratory of Neuropsychology
Raper J, Alvarado MC, Murphy KL, Baxter MG. Multiple Anesthetic Exposure in Infant Monkeys Alters Emotional Reactivity to an Acute Stressor. Anesthesiology 2015; 123: 1084-1092.
Koike H, Demars MP, Short JA, Nabel EM, Akbarian S, Baxter MG, Morishita H. Chemogenetic Inactivation of Dorsal Anterior Cingulate Cortex Neurons Disrupts Attentional Behavior in Mouse. Neuropsychopharmacology 2015 Jul;.