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  1. Zaman T, De Oliveira C, Smoka M, Narla C, Poulter M, Schmid S# (2017) BK channels mediate synaptic plasticity underlying habituation in rats.
    J. Neuroscience, 37 (17): 4540-4551.
    doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3699-16.2017
  2. Sinclair D, Oranje B, Razak KA, Siegel SJ, Schmid S# (2017) Sensory processing in autism spectrum disorders and Fragile X syndrome – from the clinic to animal models.
    Neurosci Biobeh Rev, 76 (Part B): 235-253.
    doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2016.05.029
  3. Staudt MD, Di Sebastiano AR, Xu H, Jog H, Schmid S, Foster P, Hebb MO (2016) Advances in neurotrophic factor and cell-based therapies for Parkinson’s Disease.
    Gerontology, 62 (3): 371-380
    doi: 10.1159/000438701
  4. Di Sebastiano AR, Staudt MD, Benoit S, Xu H, Hebb MO, Schmid S# (2016) Cell-Based Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease: Preclinical and Clinical Perspectives. In “Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease”, Dr. Jolanta Dorszewska and Wojciech Kozubski (editors), InTech, ISBN 978-953-51-2464-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2463-4, doi: 10.5772/63747
  5. Di Sebastiano AR, Fahim S, Walther C, Ribeiro FM, Cregan SP, Angers S, Schmid S, Ferguson SSG (2016) Role of spinophilin in group I metabotropic glutamate receptor endocytosis, signaling, and synaptic plasticity.
    J. Biol. Chem., 291: 17602-17615.
    doi: 10.1074/jbc.M116.722355
  6. Renard J, Loureiro M, Rosen L, Zunder J, DeOliveira C, Schmid S, Rushlow W, Laviolette S# (2016) Cannabidiol counteracts amphetamine-induced neuronal and behavioural sensitization of the mesolimbic dopamine pathway through a novel mTOR/p70S6 kinase signaling pathway.
    J Neurosci, 4; 36 (18): 5160-5169.
    doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3387-15.2016
  7. Renard J, Rosen L, Loureiro M, DeOliveira C, Schmid S, Rushlow W, Laviolette S# (2016) Adolescent cannabinoid exposure induces a persistent sub-cortical hyper-dopaminergic state and molecular disturbances in the prefrontal cortex resembling schizophrenia.
    Cerebral Cortex, [epub ahead of print]
    doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhv335
  8. Xu H, Bihari F, Whitehead S, Wong E, Schmid S, Hebb MO (2016) In vitro validation of intratumoral modulation therapy for glioblastoma.
    Anticancer Res, 36 (1): 71-80.
  9. Yang A, Daya T, Carlton K, Yan JH, Schmid S# (2015) Differential effect of chlomipramine on habituation and prepulse inhibition in dominant versus subordinate rats.
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol, 26 (3): 591-601.
    doi: 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2015.12.025
  10. Shaikh K, Yang A, Youshin K, Schmid S# (2015) Transgenic LRRK2R1441G rats – a model for Parkinson disease?
    PeerJ, 3: e945.
    doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00030
  11. Pinnock F, Bosch D, Brown T, Simons-Weidenmaier N, Yeomans JR, DeOliveira C, Schmid S# (2015) Nicotine receptors mediating sensorimotor gating and its enhancement by systemic nicotine.
    Front. Behav. Neurosci., 9: 30.
    doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00030
  12. Schmid S#, Wilson DA, Rankin CH (2014) Habituation mechanisms and their importance for cognitive function.
    Front. Integr. Neurosci., 8: 97.

    doi: 10.3389/fnint.2014.00097
  13. Shaikh KT, Schmid S# (2014) There are No Sex-Specific Differences in Habituation and Prepulse Inhibition of Acoustic Startle Response in Sprague Dawley Rats.
    WURJ: Health and Natural Sciences, 4 (1): 11.

    doi: 10.5206/wurjhns.2013-14.11
  14. Valsamis B, Chang M, Typlt M, Schmid S# (2014) Activation of mGluR2/3 receptors in the ventral prefrontal cortex reverses sensorimotor gating deficits induced by a systemic NMDA receptor antagonist.
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol, 17 (2): 303-312.

    doi: 10.1017/S1461145713001041
  15. Typlt M, Mirkowski M, Azzopardi E, Pilz P, Ruth P, Schmid S# (2013) Habituation of reflexive and motivated behaviour in mice with deficient BK channel function.
    Front. Integr. Neurosci., 7: 79.
    doi: 10.3389/fnint.2013.00079
  16. Typlt M, Mirkowski M, Azzopardi E, Ruettiger L, Ruth P, Schmid S# (2013) Mice with deficient BK channel function show impaired prepulse inhibition and spatial learning, but normal working and spatial reference memory.
    PLoS ONE, 8 (11): e81217.
    doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081270
  17. Azzopardi E, Typlt M, Jenkins B, Schmid S#(2013) Sensorimotor gating and spatial learning in α7- nicotinic receptor knock-out mice.
    Genes, Brains and Behavior, (4): 414-23.
    doi: 10.1111/gbb.12038
  18. Pitchers KK, Schmid S, Di Sebastiano AR, Wang X, Laviolette SR, Lehman MN, Coolen LM (2012) Natural reward experience alters AMPA and NMDA receptor distribution and function in the nucleus accumbens.
    PLoS ONE, 7 (4): e34700.
    doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.003470
  19. Poon, C-S, Schmid S# (2012) Non-Associative Learning. In: Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. Part 14, 2475-2477, Seel, N.M. (editor), Springer, Heidelberg, ISBN 978-1-4419-1427-9, doi: 10.1007/978-1-4419-1428-6_1849
  20. Valsamis B, Schmid S# (2011) Habituation and prepulse inhibition of the acoustic startle in rodents.
    J. Vis. Exp., (55): e3446.
    doi: 10.3791/3446
  21. Guzman MS, De Jaeger X, Raulic S, Souza IA, Li AX, Schmid S, Menon RS, Gainetdinov RR, Caron MG, Bartha R, Prado VF, Prado MA#(2011) Elimination of the vesicular acetylcholine transporter in the striatum reveals regulation of behaviour by cholinergic-glutamatergic co-transmission.
    PLOS Biology, 9 (11): e1001194.
    doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001194
  22. Geis H-R, Schmid S# (2011) Glycine inhibits startle-mediating neurons in the caudal pontine reticular formation but is not involved in synaptic depression underlying short-term habituation of startle.
    J. Neurosci. Res., 71 (2): 114-123.
    doi: 10.1016/j.neures.2011.06.007
  23. Schmid S#, Azzopardi E, De Jaeger X, Prado MAM, Prado VF (2011) VAChT knock-down mice show normal prepulse inhibition but disrupted long-term habituation.
    Genes, Brains and Behavior, 10 (4): 457-64.
    doi: 10.1111/j.1601-183X.2011.00686.x.
  24. Schmid S# (2011): Assessing sensory gating deficits in rodents using the acoustic startle reflex. Medlines, Vol. 13
  25. Schmid S#, Brown T, Simons-Weidenmaier N, Weber M, Fendt M (2010) Group III metabotropic glutamate receptors inhibit giant neurons in the caudal pontine reticular nucleus but do not mediate synaptic depression/short-term habituation of startle.
    J. Neuroscience, 30 (31): 10422-30.
    doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0024-10.2010
  26. Yeomans JS#, Bosch D, Alves N, Daros A, Ure RJ, Schmid S (2010) GABA receptors and prepulse inhibition of acoustic startle in mice and rats.
    Eur. J. Neurosci, . 31 (11): 2053-2061.
    doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2010.07236.x
  27. Bosch D, Schmid S# (2008) Cholinergic mechanism underlying prepulse inhibition of the startle response in rats.
    Neuroscience, 155 (1): 326-335.
    doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2008.04.018
  28. Kustermann S, Schmid S, Biehlmaier O, Kohler K# (2008) Survival, excitability, and transfection of retinal neurons in anorganotypic culture of mature zebrafish retina.
    Cell Tiss. Res., 332 (2): 195-209.
    doi: 10.1007/s00441-008-0589-5
  29. Kuci S#, Kuci Z, Schmid S, Handgretinger R, Dufke A, Jurecic R, Müller I, Schumm M, Lang P, Bruchelt G, Niethammer D (2008) Efficient in vitro generation of adult multipotent cells from mobilized peripheral blood CD133(+) cells.
    Cell Proliferation, 41 (1): 12-27.
    doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2184.2007.00502
  30. Fendt M*, Schmid S*, Thakker DR*, Jacobson LH*, Yamamota R, Mitsukawa K, Maier R, Natt F, Huesken D, Kelly PH, McAllister KH, Hoyer D, van der Putten H, Cryan JF, Flor PJ#(2008) mGluR7 facilitates extinction of aversive memories and controls amygdala plasticity.
    Mol. Psychiatry, 13: 970-979.
    doi: 10.1038/
  31. Simons-Weidenmeier N, Weber M, Plappert C , Pilz PKD, Schmid S#(2006) Synaptic depression and short-term habituation are located on the sensory part of the mammalian startle pathway.
    BMC Neuroscience, 7: 38.
    doi: 10.1186/1471-2202-7-38
  32. Bosch D, Schmid S# (2006) Activation of muscarinic acetylcholine receptors inhibits giant neurons in the caudal pontine reticular nucleus.
    Eur. J. Neurosci., 24 (7): 1967-1975.
    doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2006.05085.x
  33. Schmid S#, Fendt M (2006) Effects of the mGluR8 agonist (S)-3,4,-DCPG in the lateral amygdala on acquisition/expression of fear-potentiated startle, synaptic transmission, and plasticity.
    Neuropharmacology, 50 (2): 154-164.
    doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2005.08.002
  34. Hölscher C#, Schmid S, Pilz PKD, Sansig G, Van der Putten H, Plappert CF (2005) Lack of the metabotropic glutamate receptor subtype 7 selectively modulates theta rhythm and working memory.
    Learning & Memory, 12: 450-455.
    doi: 10.1101/lm.98305
  35. Guenther E#, Schmid S, Wheeler-Schilling T, Albach G, Gründer T, Fauser S, Kohler K (2004) Developmental plasticity of NMDA receptor function in the retina and the influence of light.
    FASEB, 8 (12): 1433-35.
    doi: 10.1096/fj.03-0618fje
  36. Hölscher C#, Schmid S, Pilz P, Van der Putten H, Plappert C (2004): Lack of the metabotropic glutamate receptor subtype 7 selectively impairs short-term working memory but not long-term memory.
    Behav. Brain Res., 154: 783-481.
    doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2004.03.015
  37. Schmid S#, Simons NS, Schnitzler H-U (2003) Cellular mechanisms of the trigeminally evoked startle response.
    Eur. J. Neurosci., 17: 1438-1444.
    doi: 10.1046/j.1460-9568.2003.02565.x
  38. Schmid S#, Weber M (2002) Neurons in the superior olivary complex do not excite giant neurons of the caudal pontine reticular formation.
    Neuroreport, 13: 2223-2227.
    doi: 10.1097/00001756-200212030-00012
  39. Weber M, Schnitzler H-U, Schmid S#(2002) Synaptic plasticity in the acoustic startle pathway: the neuronal basis for short-term habituation?
    Eur. J. Neurosci. , 16: 1325-1332.
    doi: 10.1046/j.1460-9568.2002.02194.x
  40. Fendt M, Schmid S# (2002) Metabotropic glutamate receptors are involved in amygdaloid plasticity.
    Eur. J. Neurosci., 15 (9): 1535-1541.
    doi: 10.1046/j.1460-9568.2002.01988.x
  41. Schmid S#, Guthmann A, Ruppersberg JP, Herbert H (2001) Expression of AMPA receptor subunit flip/flop splice variants in the rat auditory brainstem and inferior colliculus.
    J. Comp. Neurol., 430 (2): 160-171.
    doi: 10.1002/1096-9861(20010205)430:2<160::AID-CNE1022>3.0.CO;2-3
  42. Gnügge L, Schmid S, Neuhaus SCF# (2001) Analysis of the activity-deprived zebrafish mutant macho reveals an essential requirement of neuronal activity for the development of a fine grained visuotopic map.
    J. Neurosci., 21 (10): 3542-3548.
    doi: 10.5167/uzh-219
  43. Guenther E#, Schmid S, Reiff D (1999) Maturation of intrinsic membrane properties in rat retinal ganglion cells.
    Vision Res., 39 (15): 2477-2484.
    doi: 10.1016/S0042-6989(99)00004-8
  44. Schmid S, Guenther E# (1998) Voltage-activated calcium currents in rat retinal ganglion cells in situ: Changes during prenatal and postnatal development.
    J. Neurosci., 19 (9): 3486-3494.
  45. Schmid S, Guenther E# (1998) Alterations in channel density and kinetic properties of the sodium current in retinal ganglion cells of the rat during in vivo differentiation.
    Neuroscience, 85 (1): 249-258.
    doi: 10.1016/S0306-4522(97)00644-1
  46. Schmid, S (1997): Expression and Properties of Voltage-Activated Sodium and Calcium Channels during prenatal and postnatal Development of Rat Retinal Ganglion Cells [in German]. Dissertation der Fakultät für Biologie an der Universität Tübingen
  47. Guenther E#, Schmid S, Hewig B, Kohler K (1996) Two-fold effects of Angiotensin II on voltage-dependent calcium currents in rat retinal ganglion cells.
    J. Brain Res., 718: 112-116.
    doi: 10.1016/0006-8993(96)00077-7
  48. Schmid S, Guenther E# (1996) Developmental regulation of voltage-gated sodium and calcium currents in rat retinal ganglion cells.
    Neuroreport, 7 (2): 677-681.
    doi: 10.1097/00001756-199601310-00070
  49. Schmid S, Guenther E, Kohler K# (1995) Changes in Thy-1 antigen immunoreactivity in the rat retina during pre- and postnatal development.
    Neuroscience Letters, 199: 1-4.
    doi: 10.1016/0304-3940(95)12020-5
  50. Guenther E#, Schmid S, Grantyn R, Zrenner E (1994) In vitro identification of retinal ganglion cells of all stages of development without the need of any dye labeling.
    J. Neurosci. Methods, 51: 177-181.
    doi: 10.1016/0165-0270(94)90008-6
  51. Schmid, S (1993): Regulation of Calcium Homeostasis in Retinal Ganglion Cells: Effect of Angiotensin on voltage-activated Calcium Channels [in German]. Diplomathesis der Fakultät für Biologie an der Universität Tübingen