Dr Alexa Horner

Alexa Horner

University position

Visitor from Synome Ltd

Departments

Department of Psychology

Email

alexa.horner@cantab.net

Home page

http://www.synome.eu

Research Theme

Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience

Interests

Developing, validating and utilising touchscreen tasks for the cognitive behavioural characterisation of mouse models of human conditions.

Research Focus

Keywords

Alzheimer's

touch screen

transgenic

cognition

Clinical conditions

Alzheimer's disease

Autism

Dementia

FTDP-17

Genetic disorders

Parkinson's disease

Schizophrenia

Equipment

Behavioural analysis

Neuropsychological testing

Collaborators

Cambridge

Tim Bussey

Lisa Saksida

United Kingdom

Seth Grant Web: http://www.research.ed.ac.uk/portal/...

Maksym Kopanitsa Web: http://www.synome.eu/company...

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    Publications

    2013

    Horner AE, Heath CJ, Hvoslef-Eide M, Kent BA, Kim CH, Nilsson SR, Alsiƶ J, Oomen CA, Holmes A, Saksida LM, Bussey TJ (2013), “The touchscreen operant platform for testing learning and memory in rats and mice.” Nat Protoc 8(10):1961-84 Details

    Mar AC, Horner AE, Nilsson SR, Alsiƶ J, Kent BA, Kim CH, Holmes A, Saksida LM, Bussey TJ (2013), “The touchscreen operant platform for assessing executive function in rats and mice.” Nat Protoc 8(10):1985-2005 Details

    Oomen CA, Hvoslef-Eide M, Heath CJ, Mar AC, Horner AE, Bussey TJ, Saksida LM (2013), “The touchscreen operant platform for testing working memory and pattern separation in rats and mice.” Nat Protoc 8(10):2006-21 Details

    Romberg C, Yang S, Melani R, Andrews MR, Horner AE, Spillantini MG, Bussey TJ, Fawcett JW, Pizzorusso T, Saksida LM (2013), “Depletion of perineuronal nets enhances recognition memory and long-term depression in the perirhinal cortex.” J Neurosci 33(16):7057-65 Details

    2012

    Romberg C, Horner AE, Bussey TJ, Saksida LM (2012), “A touch screen-automated cognitive test battery reveals impaired attention, memory abnormalities, and increased response inhibition in the TgCRND8 mouse model of Alzheimer's disease.” Neurobiol Aging Details