The Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center at UMass Medical School has a rich history of supporting research, education, and service aimed at improving the quality of life for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families. This collection showcases journal articles and other publications and presentations written by faculty and researchers at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center.

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Publications from 2008

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Olfactory axon guidance: the modified rules, Gerald A. Schwarting and Timothy R. Henion

Publications from 2007

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Dopamine receptor activation modulates GABA neuron migration from the basal forebrain to the cerebral cortex, James E. Crandall, Deirdre M. McCarthy, Kiyomi Y. Araki, John R. Sims, Jia-Qian Ren, and Pradeep G. Bhide

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Conditional relations with compound abstract stimuli using a go/no-go procedure, Paula Debert, Maria Amelia Matos, and William J. McIlvane

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Patterning the developing and regenerating olfactory system, Timothy R. Henion and Gerald A. Schwarting

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Exclusive Preference on Concurrent Schedules in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Karen M. Lionello-DeNolf, William V. Dube, and William J. McIlvane

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Association of major depression and binge eating disorder with weight loss in a clinical setting, Sherry L. Pagoto, Jamie S. Bodenlos, Lyle Kantor, Mitchell Gitkind, Carol Curtin, and Yunsheng Ma

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Notch1 expression and ligand interactions in progenitor cells of the mouse olfactory epithelium, Gerald A. Schwarting, Thomas Gridley, and Timothy R. Henion

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Lactosamine differentially affects olfactory sensory neuron projections to the olfactory bulb, Gerald A. Schwarting and Timothy R. Henion

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Nuclear factor I coordinates multiple phases of cerebellar granule cell development via regulation of cell adhesion molecules, Wei Wang, Debra Mullikin-Kilpatrick, James E. Crandall, Richard M. Gronostajski, E. David Litwack, and Daniel L. Kilpatrick

Publications from 2006

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Equivalence class formation via identity matching to sample and simple discrimination with class-specific consequences, Romariz S. Barros, Karen M. Lionello-DeNolf, William V. Dube, and William J. McIlvane

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Lactosamine modulates the rate of migration of GnRH neurons during mouse development, Elizabeth Bless, Denitza Raitcheva, Timothy R. Henion, Stuart A. Tobet, and Gerald A. Schwarting

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Relational learning in children with cochlear implants, Wagner R. da Silva, Deisy das Gracas de Souza, Julio C. de Rose, Jair Lopes Jr., Maria Cecilia Bevilacqua, and William J. McIlvane

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Behavior-Analytic Experimental Strategies and Motivational Processes in Persons with Mental Retardation, William V. Dube and William J. McIlvane

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SR protein 9G8 modulates splicing of tau exon 10 via its proximal downstream intron, a clustering region for frontotemporal dementia mutations, Lei Gao, Junning Wang, Yingzi Wang, and Athena Andreadis

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Brain-specific change in alternative splicing of Tau exon 6 in myotonic dystrophy type 1, Olivier Leroy, Junning Wang, Claude-Alain Maurage, Michel Parent, Thomas Cooper, Luc Buee, Nicolas Sergeant, Athena Andreadis, and Marie-Laure Caillet-Boudin

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Rudimentary Reading Repertoires via Stimulus Equivalence and Recombination of Minimal Verbal Units, Maria Amelia Matos, Alessandra Lopes Avanzi, and William J. McIlvane

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Tau protects microtubules in the axon from severing by katanin, Liang Qiang, Wenqian Yu, Athena Andreadis, Minhua Luo, and Peter W. Baas

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Paradigm shifts in inpatient psychiatric care of children: approaching child- and family-centered care, Kathleen M. Regan, Carol Curtin, and Lee Vorderer

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Stromal cell-derived factor-1 (chemokine C-X-C motif ligand 12) and chemokine C-X-C motif receptor 4 are required for migration of gonadotropin-releasing hormone neurons to the forebrain, Gerald A. Schwarting, Timothy R. Henion, J. David Nugent, Benjamin Caplan, and Stuart A. Tobet

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Tau exon 6 is regulated by an intricate interplay of trans factors and cis elements, including multiple branch points, Junning Wang, Sze-Wah Tse, and Athena Andreadis

Publications from 2005

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Prevalence of overweight in children with developmental disorders in the continuous national health and nutrition examination survey (NHANES) 1999-2002, Linda G. Bandini, Carol Curtin, Charles D. Hamad, David J. Tybor, and Aviva Must

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Procedural Variables in Equivalence Classes Research: Contributions to the Study of Symbolic Behavior, Romariz S. Barros, Olavo F. Galvao, Ana Leda F. Brino, Paulo R. K. Goulart, and William J. McIlvane

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Prevalence of overweight in children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorders: a chart review, Carol Curtin, Linda G. Bandini, Ellen C. Perrin, David J. Tybor, and Aviva Must

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Extent and Limits of the Matching Concept in Cebus Apella: A Matter of Experimental Control?, Olavo F. Galvao, Romariz S. Barros, Jose R. Santos, Ana Leda F. Brino, Sandra Brandao, Cintia Mara Lavratti, William V. Dube, and William J. McIlvane

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A note on select- and reject-controlling relations in the simple discrimination of capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella), Paulo R. K. Goulart, Mariana B. Mendonca, Romariz S. Barros, Olavo F. Galvao, and William J. McIlvane

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Beta1,3-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase 1 glycosylation is required for axon pathfinding by olfactory sensory neurons, Timothy R. Henion, Denitza Raitcheva, Robert Grosholz, Franziska Biellman, William C. Skarnes, Thierry Hennet, and Gerald A. Schwarting

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Identification, expression analysis, genomic organization and cellular location of a novel protein with a RhoGEF domain, Sze-Wah Tse, Jennifer A. Broderick, Mei-Ling Wei, Min-hua Luo, Deborah Smith, Peter J. McCaffery, Stefan Stamm, and Athena Andreadis

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Tau exons 2 and 10, which are misregulated in neurodegenerative diseases, are partly regulated by silencers which bind a SRp30c.SRp55 complex that either recruits or antagonizes htra2beta1, Yingzi Wang, Junning Wang, Lei Gao, Robert Lafyatis, Stefan Stamm, and Athena Andreadis

Publications from 2004

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Cocaine exposure decreases GABA neuron migration from the ganglionic eminence to the cerebral cortex in embryonic mice, James E. Crandall, Hazel E. Hackett, Stuart A. Tobet, Barry E. Kosofsky, and Pradeep G. Bhide

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13-cis-retinoic acid suppresses hippocampal cell division and hippocampal-dependent learning in mice, James E. Crandall, Yasuo Sakai, Jinhua Zhang, Omanand Koul, Yann Mineur, Wim E. Crusio, and Peter J. McCaffery

Publications from 2003

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The Search for Relational Learning Capacity in Cebus apella: A Programmed "Educational" Approach, Romariz S. Barros, Olavo F. Galvao, and William J. McIlvane

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Reinforcer rate effects and behavioral momentum in individuals with developmental disabilities, William V. Dube, William J. McIlvane, Kim Mazzitelli, and Bethany McNamara

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Rebirth of the Shriver Automated Teaching Laboratory, Karen M. Lionello-DeNolf and William J. McIlvane

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Stimulus control topography coherence theory: Foundations and extensions, William J. McIlvane and William V. Dube

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An analysis of generalized contextual control of conditional discriminations, Richard W. Serna and Luis Antonio Perez-Gonzalez

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The meninges is a source of retinoic acid for the late-developing hindbrain, Jinhua Zhang, Deborah Smith, Miyuki Yamamoto, Lanhua Ma, and Peter J. McCaffery

Publications from 2002

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Generalized identity matching-to-sample in Cebus apella, Romariz S. Barros, Olavo F. Galvao, and William J. McIlvane

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Quantitative assessments of sensitivity to reinforcement contingencies in mental retardation, William V. Dube and William J. McIlvane

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Reinforcer rate and stimulus control in discrimination reversal learning, William V. Dube and William J. McIlvane

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The E.K. Shriver Center at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, William J. McIlvane

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High-probability stimulus control topographies with delayed S+ onset in a simultaneous discrimination procedure, William J. McIlvane, Joanne B. Kledaras, T C. Callahan, and William V. Dube

Publications from 2001

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Emergent word-object mapping by children: Further studies using the blank comparison technique, Aline Roberta A. Costa, Krista M. Wilkinson, William J. McIlvane, and Deisy das Gracas de Souza

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Behavioral momentum in computer-presented discriminations in individuals with severe mental retardation, William V. Dube and William J. McIlvane

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Cloning of a mouse beta 1,3 N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase GlcNAc(beta 1,3)Gal(beta 1,4)Glc-ceramide synthase gene encoding the key regulator of lacto-series glycolipid biosynthesis, Timothy R. Henion, Dapeng Zhou, David P. Wolfer, Firoze B. Jungalwala, and Thierry Hennet

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Methods for Studying Symbolic Behavior and Category Formation: Contributions of Stimulus Equivalence Research, Krista M. Wilkinson and William J. McIlvane

Publications from 2000

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Equivalence classes in individuals with minimal verbal repertoires, D. Carr, Krista M. Wilkinson, D. Blackman, and William J. McIlvane

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Measuring Brain Activity Correlates of Behavior: A Methodological Overview, Curtis K. Deutsch, Stephen Oross III, Amanda DiFiore, and William J. McIlvane

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Studies of Brain Activity Correlates of Behavior in Individuals with and without Developmental Disabilities, Amanda DiFiore, William V. Dube, Stephen Oross III, Krista M. Wilkinson, Curtis K. Deutsch, and William J. McIlvane

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Assessing Behavioral Momentum in Humans with Mental Retardation and Unstable Baselines, William V. Dube, Kim Mazzitelli, Kristin M. Lombard, and William J. McIlvane

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Behavioral momentum and multiple stimulus control topographies, William J. McIlvane and William V. Dube

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As origens da exclusão (origins of exclusion), Krista M. Wilkinson, Deisy das Gracas de Souza, and William J. McIlvane