Selected Publications:

  1. Peter Gombkoto, Matthew Gielow, Peter Varsanyi, Candice Chavez & Laszlo Zaborszky(2021) Contribution of the basal forebrain to corticocortical network interactions Brain Structure and Function, May 22, 2021 Supplementary Information

  2. Zaborszky L, at al. (2018) Specific Basal Forebrain–Cortical Cholinergic Circuits Coordinate Cognitive Operations The Journal of Neuroscience, October 31, 2018 38(44):9446 –9458

  3. Yuan R, Biswal B.B., Zaborszky L (2018) Functional Subdivisions of Magnocellular Cell Groups in Human Basal Forebrain: Test–Retest Resting-State Study at Ultra-high Field, and Meta-analysis Cerebral Cortex, 2018; 1–15 doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhy150

  4. Gielow MR, Zaborszky L (2017) The Input-Output Relationship of the Cholinergic Basal Forebrain. Cell Reports 18:7 1817-1830.

  5. Jose L. Cantero, Zaborszky L, and Atienza M (2017) Volume Loss of the Nucleus Basalis of Meynert is Associated with Atrophy of Innervated Regions in Mild Cognitive Impairment. Cerebral Cortex 27: 3881–3889

  6. Hideki Kondo, Zaborszky L (2016) Topographic Organization of the Basal Forebrain Projections to the Perirhinal, Postrhinal, and Entorhinal Cortex in Rats The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 524:2503–2515

  7. Chavez C, Zaborszky L (2016) Basal Forebrain Cholinergic-Auditory Cortical Network: Primary Versus Nonprimary Auditory Cortical Areas. Cerebral Cortex Apr 12: 1-13.

  8. Unal CT, Pare D, Zaborszky L (2015) Impact of basal forebrain cholinergic inputs on basolateral amygdale neurons. Journal of Neuroscience 35:853-863.

  9. Zaborszky, L, A. Csordas, K. Mosca, J. Kim, M.R. Gielow, C. Vadasz, Z. Nadasdy (2015) Neurons in the Basal Forebrain Project to the Cortex in a Complex Topographic Organization that Reflects Corticocortical Connectivity Patterns: An Experimental Study Based on Retrograde Tracing and 3D Reconstruction. Cerebral Cortex 25: 118-137 (Advance Access publication, August 19, 2013; doi: 10.1093/cercor/bht210)

  10. Zaborszky L, Duque A, Gielow M, Gombkoto P, Nadasdy Z, Somogyi J (2015) Organization of the basal forebrain cholinergic projection system: specific or diffuse? In: The Rat Nervous System. G Paxinos (ed) 4th edition, Elsevier Inc., Amsterdam, pp 491-507

  11. Butler T, Zaborszky L, Pirraglia E, Li J, Wang XH, Li Y, Tsui W, Talos D, Devinsky O, Kuchna I, Nowicki K, French J, Kuzniecky R, Wegiel J, Glodzik L, Rusinek L, DeLeon M, Thesen T (2014) Comparison of human septal nuclei MRI measurements using automated segmentation and a new manual protocol based on histology. NuroImage 97: 245-251.

  12. Li CR, Ide JS, Zhang S, Hu S, Chao H, Zaborszky L (2014) Resting state functional  connectivity of the basal nucleus of Meynert in humans: in comparison to the ventral striatum and the effects of age. NeuroImage 97: 321-332.

  13. Ovsepian SV, Antyborzec I, O’Leary VB, Zaborszky L, Herms J, Dolly JO (2013) The neurotrophin receptor p75 mediates the uptake of the amyloid beta (Aβ) peptide, guiding it to lysosomes for degradation in basal forebrain cholinergic Neurons. Brain Struct Funct (in press) DOI 10.1007/s00429-013-0583-x

  14. Gyengesi E, Andrews ZB, Paxinos G, Zaborszky L (2013) Distribution of secretagogin-containing neurons in  the basal forebrain of mice, with special reference to the cholinergic corticopetal system. Brain Res Bull 94:1-8.

  15. Buttler T, Zaborszky L, Wang X, McDonald CR, Blckmon K, Quinn BT, DuBois J, Thesen T (2013) Septal nuclei enlargement in human temporal lobe epilepsy without mesial temporal sclerosis. Neurology 80:487-491.

  16. Zaborszky L, van den Pol A, Gyengesi E, (2012) The basal forebrain cholinergic projection system in mice. In: The Mouse Nervous System. C. Watson, et al (eds), pp. 684-718, Elsevier Inc., Amsterdam

  17. Unal CT, Golowasch JP, Zaborszky L. Front Behav Neurosci (2012) Adult mouse basal forebrain harbors two distinct cholinergic populations defined by their electrophysiology.

  18. Ovsepian SV, Dolly O, Zaborszky L (2012) Intrinsic voltage dynamics govern the diversity of spontaneous firing profiles in basal forebrain noncholinergic neurons. J Neurophysiol 108: 406-418.

  19. Buttler T, Blackmon K, Zaborszky L, Wang X, DuBois J, Carlosn Ch, Barr WB, French J, Devinsky O, Kuzniecky R, Halgren E, Thesen T (2012) Volume of the human septal forebrain region is a predictor of source memory accuracy. J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18: 157-161.

  20. Nadasdy Z, Varsanyi P, Zaborszky L (2010) Clustering of large cell populations: Method and application to the basal forebrain cholinergic system. J Neurosci Methods 194:46-55

  21. Grothe M, Zaborszky L, Atienza M, Gil-Neciga E, Rodriguez-Romero R, Teipel SJ, Amunts K,  Suarez-Gonzalez A, Cantero JL (2009) Reduction of basal forebrain cholinergic system parallels cognitive impairment in patients at high-risk to develop Alzheimer’s disease. Cerebral Cortex  20: 1685-1695 (doi:10.1093/cercor/bhp232; Advance Access published November 4, 2009)

  22. Hur EE, Edwards RH, Rommer E, Zaborszky L (2009) Vglut1 and Vglut2 synapses on cholinergic neurons in the sublenticular gray of the rat basal forebrain: a double-label electron microscopic study. Neuroscience 164:1721-1731.

  23. Zaborszky L, Hoemke L, Mohlberg H, Schleicher A, Amunts K, Zilles K (2008) Stereotaxic probabilistic maps of the magnocellular cell groups in human basal forebrain. NeuroImage 42:1127-1141.

  24. Duque A., Tepper JM, Detari L, Ascoli GA, Zaborszky L (2007) Morphological characterization of electrophysiologically and immunohistochemically identified basal forebrain cholinergic and NPY-containing neurons. Brain Structure and Function 212:55-73.
  25. Gyengesi E, Zaborszky L, Detari L (2007) The effect of prefrontal stimulation on the firing of basal forebrain neurons in urethane anesthetized rat, Brain Res.Bull doi:10.1016/j.brainresbull.2007.09.008
  26. Toth A, Hajnik T, Zaborszky L, Detari L (2007) Effect of basal forebrain neuropeptide Y administration on sleep and spontaneous behavior in freely moving rats. Brain Res. Bull 72:293-301.

  27. Duque A, Zaborszky L (2006) Juxtacellular labeling of individual neurons in vivo: from electrophysiology to synaptology. In:  Neuroanatomical Tract-Tracing 3: Molecules, Neurones, Systems. L. Zaborszky et al. (eds), pp. 197-236, Springer, New York
  28. Nadasdy Z, Buzsaki G, Zaborszky L (2006) Functional connectivity of the brain: Reconstruction from static and dynamic data. In:  Neuroanatomical Tract-Tracing 3: Molecules,Neurones, Systems. L. Zaborszky et al (eds), pp. 631-681, Springer, New York
  29. Momiyama T, Zaborszky L (2006) Somatostatin presynaptically inhibits both GABA and glutamate release onto rat basal forebrain cholinergic neurons. J Neurophysiol 96:686-694.
    *Note: The original publication is available on http://jn.physiology.org/ Copyright by the American Physiological Society, Stanford University Libraries' HighWire Press.

  30. Zaborszky, L., Buhl, D.L., Pobalashingham, Bjaalie, J.G., Nadasdy, Z. (2005) Three-Dimensional Chemoarchitecture of the Basal Forebrain: Spatially Specific Association Of Cholinergic and Calcium Binding Protein-Containing Neurons. Neuroscience, 136:697-713. Note: The original publication is available on Neuroscience http://www.neuroscience-ibro.com. © Elsevier Science Ltd

  31. Zaborszky, L.,  Rosin,D.L.,   Kiss J. (2004)Alpha-adrenergic receptor (α2A) is colocalized in basal forebrain cholinergic neurons: A light and electron microscopic double immunolabeling study. J. Neurocytol. 33:265-276

  32. Hur,E., Zaborszky, L., (2005). Vglut2 Afferents to the Medial Prefrontal and Primary Somatosensory Cortices: A Combined Retrograde Tracing In Situ Hybridization Study. J Comp Neurol Note: The original publication is available onInter Science http://www.interscience.wiley.com. © Wiley.

  33. Golmayo, L., Nuñez, A., Zaborszky, L.(2003). Electrophysiological evidence for the existence of a posterior cortical-prefrontal-basal forebrain circuitry in modulating sensory responses in visual and somatosensory rat cortical areas. Neuroscience, 119:597-609
    Note: The original publication is available on Neuroscience http://www.neuroscience-ibro.com. © Elsevier Science Ltd.

  34. Zaborszky, L., Duque, A.(2003). Sleep-wake Mechanisms and Basal Forebrain Circuitry. In: Frontiers in Bioscience 8. d1146-1169.

  35. Zaborszky, L. (2002). The modular organization of brain systems. Basal forebrain: the last frontier. In: Changing Views of Cajal's Neuron, Progr Brain Research, 136:359-372.

  36. Hajszan, T., Zaborszky, L. (2002). Direct Catecholaminergic-Cholinergic Interactions in the Basal Forebrain. III. Adrenergic Innervation of Choline Acetyltransferase-Containing Neurons in the Rat. J. Comp. Neurol. 449:141-157.
    Note: The original publication is available on InterScience http://www.interscience.wiley.com. © Wiley.

  37. Zaborszky, L., Csordas, A., Buhl, D., Duque, A., Somogyi, J., Nadasdy, Z. (2002) Computational anatomical analysis of the basal forebrain corticopetal system. In: G A. Ascoli (Ed): Computational Neuroanatomy: Principles and Methods, Humana Press: New Jersey, pp. 171-197.

  38. Nadasdy, Z., Zaborszky, L. (2001). Visualization of density relations in large-scale neural networks. Anat Embryol 204:303-317.
    Note: The original publication is available on http://link.springer.de. © Springer-Verlag.

  39. Zaborszky, L., Vadasz, C. (2001). The Midbrain Dopaminergic System: Anatomy and Genetic Variation in Dopamine Neuron Number of Inbred Mouse Strains. Behav. Genetics. 31:47-59.

  40. Zaborszky, L., Duque, A. (2000). Local synaptic connections of basal forebrain neurons. Behav. Brain Res. 115:143-158.

  41. Duque, A., Balatoni, B., Detari, L., Zaborszky, L. (2000). EEG correlation of the discharge properties of identified neurons in the basal forebrain. J. Neurophysiol. 84:1627-1635.

  42. Zaborszky, L., Pang, K., Somogyi, J., Nadasdy, Z., & Kallo, I. (1999) The basal forebrain corticopetal system revisited. In: J. McGinty (ed) Advancing from the Ventral Striatum to the Extended Amygdala: Implications for Neuropsychiatry and Drug Abuse. Ann. NY Acad. Sci. 877:339-367.

  43. Pang, K., Tepper, J.M., & Zaborszky, L. (1998). Morphological and electrophysiological characteristics of non-cholinergic basal forebrain neurons. J. Comp. Neurol. 394:186-204.

  44. Gaykema, R.P., & Zaborszky, L. (1997). Parvalbumin-containing neurons in the basal forebrain receive direct input from the substantia nigra-ventral tegmental area. Brain Research. 747:173-179.

  45. Zaborszky, L. Gaykema, R.P., Swanson, D.J., & Cullinan, W.E. (1997). Cortical input to the basal forebrain. Neuroscience 79:1051-1078.

  46. Miller, P.J., & Zaborszky, L. (1997). 3-nitropropionic acid neruotoxicity: Visualization by silver staining and implications for use as n animal model of Huntingon's disease. Exp. Neurol. 146:212-229.

  47. Zaborszky, L., Cullinan, W.E., & Luine, V.N. (1993). Catacholaminergic-cholinergic interaction in the basal forebrain. Progr. Brain Res., 98:31-49.Zaborszky, L.,Gaykema, R.P.A. & Zaborszky, L. (1996).

  48. Direct catecholaminergic-cholinergic interactions in the basal forebrain. II. Substantia nigra-ventral tegmental area projections to cholinergic neurons. J. Comp. Neurol. 374:555-577.

  49. Zaborszky, L., (1992). Synaptic organization of basal forebrain cholinergic projection neurons. In: E. Levin, M. Decker, L. Butcher (eds). Neurotransmitter Interactions and Cognitive Functions, Birkhauser, Boston, pp. 27-65.

  50. Gaykema, R.P. & Zaborszky, L. (1996) Direct Catecholaminergic-Cholinergic Interactions in the Basal Forebrain. II. Substantia Nigra-Ventral Tegmental Area Projections to Cholinergic Neurons. J. Comp. Neurol. 374:555-577

  51. Cullinan, W.E. & Zaborszky, L.(1991) Organization of ascending hypothalamic projections to the rostral forebrain with special reference to the innervation of the cholinergic projection neurons. J. Comp. Neurol. 306:631-667.

  52. Cullinan, W.E., & Braun, A. (1991) Afferents to basal forebrain cholinergic projection neurons: An update. In: C.T. Napier, P.W. Kalivas, I. Hanin (eds): Basal Forebrain: Anatomy to Function, Plenum: New York, pp. 43-100.

  53. Zábrszky, L., Carlsen, J., Brashear, H.R, and Heimer, L., (1986) Cholinergic and GABAergic Afferents to the Olfactory Bulb in the Rat With Special Emphasis on the Projection Neurons in the Nucleus of the Horizontal Limb of the Diagonal Band. The Journal of Comparative Neurology 243:488-509 (1986)

  54. Zábrszky, L., Heimer, L., Eckenstein, F., Leranth, C., (1986) GABAergic Input to Cholinergic Forebrain Neurons: An Ultrastructural Study Using Retrograde Tracing of HRP and Double Immunolabeling. The Journal of Comparative Neurology 250: 282-295

  55. Záborszky, L., Alheid, G.F., Beinfeld, M.C., Eiden, L.E., (1985) Cholecystokinin innervation of the ventral striatum: A morphological and radioimmunological study. Neuroscience 14:427-453,

  56. Gallyas, F., Wolff, J.R., Böttcher, H., and Zábroszky L., A releable and sensitive method to localize terminal degeneration and lysosomes in the central nervous system. Staib Technology 55:299-306,

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Invited Colloquia and Symposia:

80   2012 Rostock, Germany German Center for Neurodegenerative Disorders
79   2012 Szeged, Hungary                  IBRO International Workshop
78   2011 College Park, MD Neuroscience and Cognitive Science Program, University of Maryland
77  2011 Madrid, Spain                       Department of Anatomy, Universidad Autonoma
76   2010 Sydney, Australia Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute University of New South Wale
75   2010 Pecs, Hungary
IBRO Workshop, Symp. Organizer,
74. 2009 Seville, Spain University Pablo de Olavide
73. 2009 Budapest, Hungary

15th Conference of the Hungarian Anatomical Soc., Plenary Lecture

72. 2009 Budapest, Hungary Hungarian Academy of Sciences, inaugural lecture
71. 2008 Pittsburgh School of Medicine Department of Neuroscience