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Gourévitch B, Pitts T, Iceman K, Reed M, Cai J, Chu T, Zeng W, Morgado-Valle C, Mellen N. Synchronization of inspiratory burst onset along the ventral respiratory column in the neonate mouse is mediated by electrotonic coupling. BMC Biol. 2023 Apr 15;21(1):83. doi: 10.1186/s12915-023-01575-5. PubMed PMID: 37061721; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC10105963.
Pitts T, Iceman KE. Deglutition and the Regulation of the Swallow Motor Pattern. Physiology (Bethesda). 2023 Jan 1;38(1):0. doi: 10.1152/physiol.00005.2021. Epub 2022 Aug 23. Review. PubMed PMID: 35998250; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC9707372.
Musselwhite MN, Shen TY, Rose MJ, Iceman KE, Poliacek I, Pitts T, Bolser DC. The influence of CO2 on spatiotemporal features of mechanically induced cough in anesthetized cats. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2023 Jan;307:103964. doi: 10.1016/j.resp.2022.103964. Epub 2022 Sep 26. PubMed PMID: 36174962.
Pitts T, Iceman KE, Huff A, Musselwhite MN, Frazure ML, Young KC, Greene CL, Howland DR. Laryngeal and swallow dysregulation following acute cervical spinal cord injury. J Neurophysiol. 2022 Aug 1;128(2):405-417. doi: 10.1152/jn.00469.2021. Epub 2022 Jul 13. PubMed PMID: 35830612; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC9359645.
Huff A, Karlen-Amarante M, Pitts T, Ramirez JM. Optogenetic stimulation of pre-Bötzinger complex reveals novel circuit interactions in swallowing-breathing coordination. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022 Jul 19;119(29):e2121095119. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2121095119. Epub 2022 Jul 14. PubMed PMID: 35858334; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC9304034.
Mehra R, Tjurmina OA, Ajijola OA, Arora R, Bolser DC, Chapleau MW, Chen PS, Clancy CE, Delisle BP, Gold MR, Goldberger JJ, Goldstein DS, Habecker BA, Handoko ML, Harvey R, Hummel JP, Hund T, Meyer C, Redline S, Ripplinger CM, Simon MA, Somers VK, Stavrakis S, Taylor-Clark T, Undem BJ, Verrier RL, Zucker IH, Sopko G, Shivkumar K. Research Opportunities in Autonomic Neural Mechanisms of Cardiopulmonary Regulation: A Report From the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the National Institutes of Health Office of the Director Workshop. JACC Basic Transl Sci. 2022 Mar;7(3):265-293. doi: 10.1016/j.jacbts.2021.11.003. eCollection 2022 Mar. Review. PubMed PMID: 35411324; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8993767.
Frazure ML, Brown AD, Greene CL, Iceman KE, Pitts T. Rapid activation of esophageal mechanoreceptors alters the pharyngeal phase of swallow: Evidence for inspiratory activity during swallow. PLoS One. 2021;16(4):e0248994. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0248994. eCollection 2021. PubMed PMID: 33798212; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8018667.
Pitts T, Huff A, Reed M, Iceman K, Mellen N. Evidence of intermediate reticular formation involvement in swallow pattern generation, recorded optically in the neonate rat sagittally sectioned hindbrain. J Neurophysiol. 2021 Apr 1;125(4):993-1005. doi: 10.1152/jn.00623.2020. Epub 2021 Feb 10. PubMed PMID: 33566745; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8282227.
Poliacek I, Veternik M, Martvon L, Simera M, Pitts T, Kotmanova Z, Babalova L, Kralikova O, Cibulkova L, Jakus J, Plevkova J. Volume feedback during cough in anesthetized cats, effects of occlusions and modulation summary. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2021 Jan;283:103547. doi: 10.1016/j.resp.2020.103547. Epub 2020 Sep 14. PubMed PMID: 32942050.
King SN, Fletcher B, Kimbel B, Bonomo N, Pitts T. Adaptations to Oral and Pharyngeal Swallowing Function Induced by Injury to the Mylohyoid Muscle. Dysphagia. 2020 Oct;35(5):814-824. doi: 10.1007/s00455-019-10087-w. Epub 2020 Jan 2. PubMed PMID: 31897608.
Huff A, Reed MD, Iceman KE, Howland DR, Pitts T. Sex-specific vagal and spinal modulation of breathing with chest compression. PLoS One. 2020;15(6):e0234193. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0234193. eCollection 2020. PubMed PMID: 32555612; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7299359.
Huff A, Reed MD, Iceman KE, Howland DR, Pitts T. Sex-specific vagal and spinal modulation of swallow and its coordination with breathing. PLoS One. 2020;15(6):e0234194. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0234194. eCollection 2020. PubMed PMID: 32525920; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7289368.
King SN, Shen TY, Musselwhite MN, Huff A, Reed MD, Poliacek I, Howland DR, Dixon W, Morris KF, Bolser DC, Iceman KE, Pitts T. Swallow Motor Pattern Is Modulated by Fixed or Stochastic Alterations in Afferent Feedback. Front Hum Neurosci. 2020;14:112. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2020.00112. eCollection 2020. PubMed PMID: 32327986; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7160698.
Huff A, Day TA, English M, Reed MD, Zouboules S, Saran G, Leacy JK, Mann C, Peltonen JDB, O'Halloran KD, Sherpa MT, Pitts T. Swallow-breathing coordination during incremental ascent to altitude. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2019 Jul;265:121-126. doi: 10.1016/j.resp.2018.06.005. Epub 2018 Jun 18. PubMed PMID: 29920337; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6298863.
Reed MD, English M, English C, Huff A, Poliacek I, Musselwhite MN, Howland DR, Bolser DC, Pitts T. The Role of the Cerebellum in Control of Swallow: Evidence of Inspiratory Activity During Swallow. Lung. 2019 Apr;197(2):235-240. doi: 10.1007/s00408-018-00192-2. Epub 2019 Jan 24. PubMed PMID: 30680516; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6715301.
Poliacek I, Kotmanova Z, Veternik M, Pitts T, Martvon L, Misek J, Jakus J, Simera M. The motor pattern of tracheobronchial cough is affected by inspiratory resistance and expiratory occlusion - The evidence for volume feedback during cough expiration. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2019 Mar;261:9-14. doi: 10.1016/j.resp.2018.12.006. Epub 2018 Dec 21. PubMed PMID: 30583067.
Pitts T, Bordelon R, Huff A, Byrne BJ, Smith BK. Cough Effectiveness and Pulmonary Hygiene Practices in Patients with Pompe Disease. Lung. 2019 Feb;197(1):1-8. doi: 10.1007/s00408-018-0171-1. Epub 2018 Oct 25. PubMed PMID: 30361764; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6366453.
Kotmanova Z, Simera M, Veternik M, Martvon L, Misek J, Jakus J, Shen TY, Musselwhite MN, Pitts T, Bolser DC, Poliacek I. GABA-ergic neurotransmission in the nucleus of the solitary tract modulates cough in the cat. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2018 Nov;257:100-106. doi: 10.1016/j.resp.2018.02.009. Epub 2018 Feb 21. PubMed PMID: 29474953; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6261354.
Huff A, Reed MD, Smith BK, Brown EH Jr, Ovechkin AV, Pitts T. Strategies for the Integration of Cough and Swallow to Maintain Airway Protection in Humans. Lung. 2018 Oct;196(5):601-608. doi: 10.1007/s00408-018-0133-7. Epub 2018 Jun 20. PubMed PMID: 29926179; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6309302.
Pitts T, Poliacek I, Rose MJ, Reed MD, Condrey JA, Tsai HW, Zhou G, Davenport PW, Bolser DC. Neurons in the dorsomedial medulla contribute to swallow pattern generation: Evidence of inspiratory activity during swallow. PLoS One. 2018;13(7):e0199903. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0199903. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 30024913; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6053168.
Horton KK, Segers LS, Nuding SC, O'Connor R, Alencar PA, Davenport PW, Bolser DC, Pitts T, Lindsey BG, Morris KF, Gestreau C. Central Respiration and Mechanical Ventilation in the Gating of Swallow With Breathing. Front Physiol. 2018;9:785. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2018.00785. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 30013484; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6036260.
Miller SE, Wathen K, Cash E, Pitts T, Cornell L. Auditory sensory gating predicts acceptable noise level. Hear Res. 2018 Mar;359:76-84. doi: 10.1016/j.heares.2017.12.020. Epub 2017 Dec 28. PubMed PMID: 29325873.
Frazure M, Mattingly R, Pitts T, Smith AF. Traumatic brain injury: investigating misconceptions among graduate students in physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology. Physiotherapy and Physical Rehabilitation. 2018; 3(3). doi: 10.4172/2573-0312.1000160.
Poliacek I, Pitts T, Rose MJ, Davenport PW, Simera M, Veternik M, Kotmanova Z, Bolser DC. Microinjection of kynurenic acid in the rostral nucleus of the tractus solitarius disrupts spatiotemporal aspects of mechanically induced tracheobronchial cough. J Neurophysiol. 2017 Jun 1;117(6):2179-2187. doi: 10.1152/jn.00935.2016. Epub 2017 Mar 1. PubMed PMID: 28250153; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5454471.
Ivan P, Jana P, Teresa P, Zuzana K, Jan J, Michal S. Cough modulation by upper airway stimuli in cat - potential clinical application?. Open J Mol Integr Physiol. 2016 Aug;6(3):35-43. doi: 10.4236/ojmip.2016.63004. Epub 2016 Aug 22. PubMed PMID: 28944100; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5606332.
Pitts T, Hegland KW, Sapienza CM, Bolser DC, Davenport PW. Alterations in oropharyngeal sensory evoked potentials (PSEP) with Parkinson's disease. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2016 Jul 15;229:11-6. doi: 10.1016/j.resp.2016.04.004. Epub 2016 Apr 16. PubMed PMID: 27090350; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4888769.
Poliacek I, Simera M, Veternik M, Kotmanova Z, Pitts T, Hanacek J, Plevkova J, Machac P, Visnovcova N, Misek J, Jakus J. The course of lung inflation alters the central pattern of tracheobronchial cough in cat-The evidence for volume feedback during cough. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2016 Jul 15;229:43-50. doi: 10.1016/j.resp.2016.04.008. Epub 2016 Apr 25. PubMed PMID: 27125979; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5369651.
Ovechkin AV, Sayenko DG, Ovechkina EN, Aslan SC, Pitts T, Folz RJ. Respiratory motor training and neuromuscular plasticity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A pilot study. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2016 Jul 15;229:59-64. doi: 10.1016/j.resp.2016.04.003. Epub 2016 Apr 29. PubMed PMID: 27137413; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4887410.
Pitts T, Morris KF, Segers LS, Poliacek I, Rose MJ, Lindsey BG, Davenport PW, Howland DR, Bolser DC. Feed-forward and reciprocal inhibition for gain and phase timing control in a computational model of repetitive cough. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2016 Jul 1;121(1):268-78. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00790.2015. Epub 2016 Jun 9. PubMed PMID: 27283917; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4967248.
King SN, Dunlap NE, Tennant PA, Pitts T. Pathophysiology of Radiation-Induced Dysphagia in Head and Neck Cancer. Dysphagia. 2016 Jun;31(3):339-51. doi: 10.1007/s00455-016-9710-1. Epub 2016 Apr 20. Review. PubMed PMID: 27098922; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5340192.
Mondal P, Abu-Hasan M, Saha A, Pitts T, Rose M, Bolser DC, Davenport PW. Effect of laparotomy on respiratory muscle activation pattern. Physiol Rep. 2016 Jan;4(1). doi: 10.14814/phy2.12668. PubMed PMID: 26733250; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4760397.
Bolser DC, Pitts TE, Davenport PW, Morris KF. Role of the dorsal medulla in the neurogenesis of airway protection. Pulm Pharmacol Ther. 2015 Dec;35:105-10. doi: 10.1016/j.pupt.2015.10.012. Epub 2015 Nov 5. Review. PubMed PMID: 26549786; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4690802.
Mattingly R, Mukkada V, Smith A, Pitts T. Optimizing an Aversion Feeding Therapy Protocol for a Child with Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES). J Pulm Respir Med. 2015 Aug;5(4). doi: 10.4172/2161-105X.1000287. Epub 2015 Aug 25. PubMed PMID: 26779390; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4712946.
Pitts T, Gayagoy AG, Rose MJ, Poliacek I, Condrey JA, Musselwhite MN, Shen TY, Davenport PW, Bolser DC. Suppression of Abdominal Motor Activity during Swallowing in Cats and Humans. PLoS One. 2015;10(5):e0128245. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128245. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26020240; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4447283.
Pitts T, Rose MJ, Poliacek I, Condrey J, Davenport PW, Bolser DC. Effect of laparotomy on the swallow-breathing relationship in the cat. Lung. 2015 Feb;193(1):129-33. doi: 10.1007/s00408-014-9662-x. Epub 2014 Oct 21. PubMed PMID: 25331536; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4320662.
Poliacek I, Rose MJ, Pitts TE, Mortensen A, Corrie LW, Davenport PW, Bolser DC. Central administration of nicotine suppresses tracheobronchial cough in anesthetized cats. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2015 Feb 1;118(3):265-72. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00075.2014. Epub 2014 Dec 4. PubMed PMID: 25477349; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4312848.
Spearman DG, Poliacek I, Rose MJ, Bolser DC, Pitts T. Variability of the pharyngeal phase of swallow in the cat. PLoS One. 2014;9(8):e106121. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106121. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 25171095; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4149527.
Ruddy BH, Pitts TE, Lehman J, Spector B, Lewis V, Sapienza CM. Improved voluntary cough immediately following office-based vocal fold medialization injections. Laryngoscope. 2014 Jul;124(7):1645-7. doi: 10.1002/lary.24529. Epub 2014 Apr 29. PubMed PMID: 24258681.
Zubcevic J, Santisteban MM, Pitts T, Baekey DM, Perez PD, Bolser DC, Febo M, Raizada MK. Functional neural-bone marrow pathways: implications in hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Hypertension. 2014 Jun;63(6):e129-39. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.114.02440. Epub 2014 Mar 31. Review. PubMed PMID: 24688127; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4295780.
Silverman EP, Carnaby-Mann G, Pitts T, Davenport P, Okun MS, Sapienza C. Concordance and discriminatory power of cough measurement devices for individuals with Parkinson disease. Chest. 2014 May;145(5):1089-1096. doi: 10.1378/chest.13-0596. PubMed PMID: 24264124; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4011653.
Pitts T. Airway protective mechanisms. Lung. 2014 Feb;192(1):27-31. doi: 10.1007/s00408-013-9540-y. Epub 2013 Dec 3. Review. PubMed PMID: 24297325; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3920746.
Pitts T, Rose MJ, Mortensen AN, Poliacek I, Sapienza CM, Lindsey BG, Morris KF, Davenport PW, Bolser DC. Coordination of cough and swallow: a meta-behavioral response to aspiration. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2013 Dec 1;189(3):543-51. doi: 10.1016/j.resp.2013.08.009. Epub 2013 Aug 30. PubMed PMID: 23998999; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3882902.
Bolser DC, Gestreau C, Morris KF, Davenport PW, Pitts TE. Central neural circuits for coordination of swallowing, breathing, and coughing: predictions from computational modeling and simulation. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2013 Dec;46(6):957-64. doi: 10.1016/j.otc.2013.09.013. Epub 2013 Oct 18. PubMed PMID: 24262953; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3863908.
Castillo D, Pitts T. Influence of baclofen on laryngeal and spinal motor drive during cough in the anesthetized cat. Laryngoscope. 2013 Dec;123(12):3088-92. doi: 10.1002/lary.24143. Epub 2013 May 13. PubMed PMID: 23670824; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4936775.
O'Connor R, Segers LS, Morris KF, Nuding SC, Pitts T, Bolser DC, Davenport PW, Lindsey BG. A joint computational respiratory neural network-biomechanical model for breathing and airway defensive behaviors. Front Physiol. 2012;3:264. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2012.00264. eCollection 2012. PubMed PMID: 22934020; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3429040.
Segers LS, Nuding SC, Vovk A, Pitts T, Baekey DM, O'Connor R, Morris KF, Lindsey BG, Shannon R, Bolser DC. Discharge Identity of Medullary Inspiratory Neurons is Altered during Repetitive Fictive Cough. Front Physiol. 2012;3:223. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2012.00223. eCollection 2012. PubMed PMID: 22754536; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3386566.
Pitts T, Morris K, Lindsey B, Davenport P, Poliacek I, Bolser D. Co-ordination of cough and swallow in vivo and in silico. Exp Physiol. 2012 Apr;97(4):469-73. doi: 10.1113/expphysiol.2011.063362. Epub 2011 Dec 23. Review. PubMed PMID: 22198014; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3345517.
Poliacek I, Morris KF, Lindsey BG, Segers LS, Rose MJ, Corrie LW, Wang C, Pitts TE, Davenport PW, Bolser DC. Blood pressure changes alter tracheobronchial cough: computational model of the respiratory-cough network and in vivo experiments in anesthetized cats. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2011 Sep;111(3):861-73. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00458.2011. Epub 2011 Jun 30. PubMed PMID: 21719729; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3174787.
Wheeler-Hegland K, Pitts T, Davenport PW. Peak morphology and scalp topography of the pharyngeal sensory-evoked potential. Dysphagia. 2011 Sep;26(3):287-94. doi: 10.1007/s00455-010-9308-y. Epub 2010 Oct 2. PubMed PMID: 20890713; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5036855.
Hegland KW, Sapeinza CM, Pitts T, Troche M, Davenport PW. Comment on "Swallowing dysfunction after mechanical ventilation in trauma patients". J Crit Care. 2011 Aug;26(4):428-9; author reply 429. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2011.03.009. Epub 2011 May 6. PubMed PMID: 21530150.
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