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Davide Amato

Assoc Professor - Research

Research Associate Professor

  • PD: Friedrich Alexander University,
  • PhD: La Sapienza - University of Rome,
  • MSc: La Sapienza - University of Rome,
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The Amato Lab combines a broad number of methods including in vivo imaging, ex vivo electrophysiology, and detailed analysis of animal behavior to uncover mechanisms of cortico-striatal synaptic plasticity involving glutamate-dopamine co-regulation, and to determine how these mechanisms are altered in different psychiatric and neurological conditions. The lab's significant contributions in the field related to these goals include: 1) individuation of a subpop...