Ronald Seese, MD, PhD

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Resident, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Education and Training:

  • Residency, Pediatrics, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh (2017)
  • MD, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine (2015)
  • PhD, Neurobiology, University of California, Irvine (2013)
  • BS, Neuroscience, University of California, Los Angeles (2007)

Research Interests:

  • Autism and neurodevelopmental disabilities
  • Synaptic and neuronal circuit contributions to cognition
  • Neurobiology of learning, memory, and behavior

Selected Publications:

  1. Seese RR, Wang K, Yao YQ, Lynch G, Gall CM. (2014) Spaced training rescues memory and synaptic ERK1/2 signaling in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 111(47): 16907-12.
  2. Seese RR, Maske AR, Lynch G, Gall CM. (2014) Long-term memory deficits are associated with elevated synaptic ERK1/2 activation and reversed by mGluR5 antagonism in an animal model of autism. Neuropsychopharmacology, 39(7): 1664-73.
  3. Seese RR, Chen LY, Cox CD, Schulz D, Babayan AH, Bunney WE, Henn FA, Gall CM, Lynch G. (2013) Synaptic abnormalities in the infralimbic cortex of a model of congenital depression. J Neurosci, 33(33): 13441-8.

View Dr. Seese’s full list of publications from PubMed.