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Health Sciences profile

Professor Brian Hyland

PositionProfessor
DepartmentDepartment of Physiology
QualificationsBMedSc MB CHB PhD(Otago)
Research summaryNeuroscience, neurophysiology, neurological disorders

Research

Current research focuses on:

  1. Neurophysiology of midbrain dopamine systems and pathways which modulate dopamine neuron activity
  2. Effects of abnormal dopamine activity such as occurs in Parkinson's disease on activity in the motor control pathways

Publications

Reynolds, J. N. J., Hyland, B. I., & Wickens, J. (2001). A cellular mechanism of reward-related learning. Nature, 413, 67-70.

Hyland, B. I., Reynolds, J. N. J., Hay, J., Perk, C. G., & Miller, R. (2002). Firing modes of midbrain dopamine cells in the freely moving rat. Neuroscience, 114(2), 475-492.

Pan, W.-X., Schmidt, R., Wickens, J. R., & Hyland, B. I. (2005). Dopamine cells respond to predicted events during classical conditioning: Evidence for eligibility traces in the reward-learning network. Journal of Neuroscience, 25(26), 6235-6242.

Dejean, C., Arbuthnott, G., Wickens, J. R., Le Moine, C., Boraud, T., & Hyland, B. I. (2011). Power fluctuations in beta and gamma frequencies in rat globus pallidus: Association with specific phases of slow oscillations and differential modulation by dopamine D1 and D2 receptors. Journal of Neuroscience, 31(16), 6098-6107. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3311-09.2011

Li, Y., Dalphin, N., & Hyland, B. I. (2013). Association with reward negatively modulates short latency phasic conditioned responses of dorsal raphe nucleus neurons in freely moving rats. Journal of Neuroscience, 33(11), 5065-5078. doi: 10.1523/jneurosci.5679-12.2013

Reynolds, J. N. J., Hyland, B. I., & Wickens, J. (2001). A cellular mechanism of reward-related learning. Nature, 413, 67-70.

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Hyland, B. I., Reynolds, J. N. J., Hay, J., Perk, C. G., & Miller, R. (2002). Firing modes of midbrain dopamine cells in the freely moving rat. Neuroscience, 114(2), 475-492.

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Pan, W.-X., Schmidt, R., Wickens, J. R., & Hyland, B. I. (2005). Dopamine cells respond to predicted events during classical conditioning: Evidence for eligibility traces in the reward-learning network. Journal of Neuroscience, 25(26), 6235-6242.

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Dejean, C., Arbuthnott, G., Wickens, J. R., Le Moine, C., Boraud, T., & Hyland, B. I. (2011). Power fluctuations in beta and gamma frequencies in rat globus pallidus: Association with specific phases of slow oscillations and differential modulation by dopamine D1 and D2 receptors. Journal of Neuroscience, 31(16), 6098-6107. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3311-09.2011

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Li, Y., Dalphin, N., & Hyland, B. I. (2013). Association with reward negatively modulates short latency phasic conditioned responses of dorsal raphe nucleus neurons in freely moving rats. Journal of Neuroscience, 33(11), 5065-5078. doi: 10.1523/jneurosci.5679-12.2013

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Li, Y., Lindemann, C., Goddard, M. J., & Hyland, B. I. (2016). Complex multiplexing of reward-cue- and licking-movement-related activity in single midline thalamus neurons. Journal of Neuroscience, 36(12), 3567-3578. doi: 10.1523/jneurosci.1107-15.2016

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Pan, W.-X., Schmidt, R., Wickens, J. R., & Hyland, B. I. (2008). Tripartite mechanism of extinction suggested by dopamine neuron activity and temporal difference model. Journal of Neuroscience, 28(39), 9619-9631. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0255-08.2008

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Pan, W.-X., & Hyland, B. I. (2005). Pedunculopontine tegmental nucleus controls conditioned responses of midbrain dopamine neurons in behaving rats. Journal of Neuroscience, 25(19), 4725-4732.

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Dejean, C., Hyland, B., & Arbuthnott, G. (2009). Cortical effects of subthalamic stimulation correlate with behavioral recovery from dopamine antagonist induced akinesia. Cerebral Cortex, 19(5), 1055-1063. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhn149

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Wickens, J., Reynolds, J. N. J., & Hyland, B. I. (2003). Neural mechanisms of reward-related motor learning. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 13, 685-690.

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Seeger-Armbruster, S., Bosch-Bouju, C., Little, S. T. C., Smither, R. A., Hughes, S. M., Hyland, B. I., & Parr-Brownlie, L. C. (2015). Patterned, but not tonic, optogenetic stimulation in motor thalamus improves reaching in acute drug-induced Parkinsonian rats. Journal of Neuroscience, 35(3), 1211-1216. doi: 10.1523/jneurosci.3277-14.2015

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Parr-Brownlie, L. C., & Hyland, B. I. (2005). Bradykinesia induced by dopamine D2 receptor blockade is associated with reduced motor cortex activity in the rat. Journal of Neuroscience, 25(24), 5700-5709.

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Bosch-Bouju, C., Smither, R. A., Hyland, B. I., & Parr-Brownlie, L. C. (2014). Reduced reach-related modulation of motor thalamus neural activity in a rat model of Parkinson's disease. Journal of Neuroscience, 34(48), 15836-15850. doi: 10.1523/jneurosci.0893-14.2014

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Igelstrom, K. M., Herbison, A. E., & Hyland, B. I. (2010). Enhanced c-Fos expression in superior colliculus, paraventricular thalamus and septum during learning of cue-reward association. Neuroscience, 168(3), 706-714. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2010.04.018

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Perk, C. G., Wickens, J. R., & Hyland, B. I. (2015). Differing properties of putative fast-spiking interneurons in the striatum of two rat strains. Neuroscience, 294, 215-226. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2015.02.051

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Blakemore, R. L., Hyland, B. I., Hammond-Tooke, G. D., & Anson, J. G. (2013). Distinct modulation of event-related potentials during motor preparation in patients with motor conversion disorder. PLoS ONE, 8(4), e62539. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0062539

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Wickens, J. R., Hyland, B. I., & Tripp, G. (2011). Animal models to guide clinical drug development in ADHD: Lost in translation? British Journal of Pharmacology, 164, 1107-1128. doi: 10.1111/j.1476-5381.2011.01412.x

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Wickens, J. R., Budd, C. S., Hyland, B. I., & Arbuthnott, G. W. (2007). Striatal contributions to reward and decision making: Making sense of regional variations in a reiterated processing matrix. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1104, 192-212.

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Sutherland, K. R., Alsop, B., McNaughton, N., Hyland, B. I., Tripp, G., & Wickens, J. R. (2009). Sensitivity to delay of reinforcement in two animal models of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Behavioural Brain Research, 205(2), 372-376. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2009.07.011

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Aggarwal, M., Hyland, B. I., & Wickens, J. R. (2012). Neural control of dopamine neurotransmission: Implications for reinforcement learning. European Journal of Neuroscience, 35(7), 1115-1123. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2012.08055.x

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Villa, A. E., Tetko, I. V., Hyland, B. I., & Najem, A. (1999). Spatiotemporal activity patterns of rat cortical neurons predict responses in a conditioned task. PNAS, 96, 1106-1111.

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Reynolds, J. N. J., Hyland, B. I., & Wickens, J. R. (2004). Modulation of an afterhyperpolarization by the substantia nigra induces pauses in the tonic firing of striatal cholinergic interneurons. Journal of Neuroscience, 24(44), 9870-9877.

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Kazennikov, O., Hyland, B. I., Corboz, M., Babalian, A., Rouiller, E. M., & Wiesendanger, M. (1999). Neural activity of supplementary and primary motor areas in monkeys and its relation to bimanual and unimanual movement sequences. Neuroscience, 89(3), 661-674.

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Jarratt, H. L., & Hyland, B. I. (1999). Neuronal activity in rat red nucleus during forelimb reach-to-grasp movements. Neuroscience, 88(2), 629-642.

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Wickens, J. R., Hyland, B. I., & Tripp, G. (2006). Frontostriatal mechanisms in reinforcement: Implications for ADHD. In E. Bezard (Ed.), Recent breakthroughs in basal ganglia research. (pp. 65-80). New York: Nova Science.

Chapter in Book - Research

Hyland, B. I. (1998). Neural activity related to reaching and grasping in rostral and caudal regions of rat motor cortex. Behavioural Brain Research, 94, 255-269.

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Blakemore, R. L., Hyland, B. I., Hammond-Tooke, G. D., & Anson, J. G. (2015). Deficit in late-stage contingent negative variation provides evidence for disrupted movement preparation in patients conversion paresis. Biological Psychology, 109, 73-85. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2015.04.009

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Moaddab, M., Hyland, B. I., & Brown, C. H. (2015). Oxytocin enhances the expression of morphine-induced conditioned place preference in rats. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 53, 159-169. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2015.01.003

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Moaddab, M., Hyland, B. I., & Brown, C. H. (2015). Oxytocin excites nucleus accumbens shell neurons in vivo. Molecular & Cellular Neuroscience, 68, 323-330. doi: 10.1016/j.mcn.2015.08.013

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Bosch-Bouju, C., Hyland, B. I., & Parr-Brownlie, L. C. (2013). Motor thalamus integration of cortical, cerebellar and basal ganglia information: Implications for normal and Parkinsonian conditions. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 7, 163. doi: 10.3389/fncom.2013.00163

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Hajos, M., Hoffmann, W. E., Tetko, I. V., Hyland, B. I., Sharp, T., & Villa, A. E. (2001). Different tonic regulation of neuronal activity in the rat dorsal raphe and medial prefrontal cortex via 5-HT 1A receptors. Neuroscience Letters, 304, 129-132.

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Wu, Y.-N., Chen, J.-J. J., Zhang, L.-Q., & Hyland, B. I. (2009). Regulation of hind-limb tone by adenosine A2A receptor in rats. Neuroscience, 159(4), 1408-1413. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2009.01.068

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Wu, Y.-N., Hyland, B. I., & Chen, J.-J. J. (2007). Biomechanical and electromyogram characterization of neuroleptic-induced rigidity in the rat. Neuroscience, 147, 183-196.

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