Losonczy Lab

Department of Neuroscience at Columbia University Medical Center

Nathan Danielson

0333_Columbia Neuroscience

Nathan Danielson
Email: nbd2111 AT columbia DOT edu

Research Interests:

The role of developmental and functional heterogeneity of principal cells and microcircuits in hippocampal learning and memory formation


M.D./Ph.D. Candidate
Neurobiology and Behavior Program, Columbia University
Thesis Advisor: Attila Losonczy, M.D./Ph.D.

A.B. Mathematics, cum laude, Princeton University


2009: Applied and computational mathematics undergraduate thesis prize

2014: NIH NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship


Lee, S-H., Marchionni, I., Bezaire, M., Varga, C., Danielson, N., Lovett-Barron, M., Losonczy, A., and Soltesz, I. (2014). Parvalbumin-positive basket cells differentiate among hippocampal pyramidal cells. Neuron, 2014 May 14. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2014.03.034. [Epub ahead of print].
Video abstract

Lovett-Barron M, Kaifosh P, Kheirbek MA, Danielson N. Zaremba JD, Reardon TR, Turi FG, Hen R, Zemelman BV and Losonczy A. Dendritic inhibition in the hippocampus supports fear learning. Science, 2014 Feb 21; 343(6173):857-63. doi: 10.1126/science.1247485.

Danielson N, Guo JN and Blumenfeld H. The default mode network and altered consciousness in epilepsy. Behav Neurol, 2011 Aug 4; 24(1):55-65. doi: 10.3233/BEN-2011-0310.

Killory BD, Bai X, Negishi M, Vega C, Spann MN, Vestal M, Guo J, Berman R, Danielson N, Trejo J, Shisler D, Novotny EJ, Constable RT and Blumenfeld H. Impaired attention and network connectivity in childhood absence epilepsy. Neuroimage, 2011 Jun 15; 56(4):2209-17. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.03.036.

Englot DJ, Yang L, Hamid H, Danielson N, …, Blumenfeld H. Impaired consciousness in temporal lobe seizures: role of cortical slow activity. Brain, 2010 Nov 16; 133(12):3764-77. doi: 10.1093/brain/awq316.