Poortata (Pia) Lalwani

LIFE Michigan

LIFE Fellow from 2018 to 2022, University of Michigan


Dissertation completed in February 2022

Age-Related Changes in GABA: Effects on Neural Distinctiveness and Variability

Advisor: Thad A. Polk

Selected Publications

Lalwani, P., Garrett, D. D., & Polk, T. A. (2021). Dynamic recovery: GABA agonism restores neural variability in older, poorer performing adults​. Journal of Neuroscience, 41(45), 9350–9360. https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0335-21.2021

Lalwani, P., & Brang, D. (2019). Stochastic resonance model of synaesthesia. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 374(1787), Article 20190029. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2019.0029

Lalwani, P., Gagnon, H., Cassady, K., Simmonite, M., Peltier, S., Seidler, R. D., Taylor, S. F., Weissman, D. H., & Polk, T. A. (2019). Neural distinctiveness declines with age in auditory cortex and is associated with auditory GABA levels. NeuroImage, 201, Article 116033. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.116033

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