Guillermo R Gonzalez-Burgos, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, School of Medicine Neuroscience
University of Pittsburgh Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and SciencesNeuroscience

Research Interests

Synaptic function and development; Cortical microcircuit function; Cellular neurophysiology
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Distinct Physiological Maturation of Parvalbumin-Positive Neuron Subtypes in Mouse Prefrontal Cortex. Takeaki Miyamae, Kehui Chen, David A. Lewis and Guillermo Gonzalez-Burgos. Journal of Neuroscience 10 May 2017, 37(19) 4883-4902; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3325-16.2017
  2. Alterations in Cortical Network Oscillations and Parvalbumin Neurons in Schizophrenia. Guillermo Gonzalez-Burgos, Raymond Y Cho, David A Lewis Biological Psychiatry Volume 77, Issue 12, 15 June 2015, Pages 1031-1040. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2015.03.010.
  3. Functional maturation of GABA synapses during postnatal development of the monkey dorsolateral prefrontal cortex. Guillermo Gonzalez-Burgos, Takeaki Miyamae, Diego E Pafundo, Hiroki Yoshino, Diana C Rotaru, Gil Hoftman, Dibyadeep Datta, Yun Zhang, Mahjub Hammond, Allan R Sampson, Kenneth N Fish, G Bard Ermentrout, David A Lewis. Cerebral Cortex, Volume 25, Issue 11, 1 November 2015, Pages 40764093, https://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhu122
  4. Glutamate Receptor Subtypes Mediating Synaptic Activation of Prefrontal Cortex Neurons: Relevance for Schizophrenia. Diana C. Rotaru, Hiroki Yoshino, David A. Lewis, G. Bard Ermentrout and Guillermo Gonzalez-Burgos. Journal of Neuroscience 5 January 2011, 31(1)142-156; DOI:https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1970-10.2011.
  5. GABA Neurons and the Mechanisms of Network Oscillations: Implications for Understanding Cortical Dysfunction in Schizophrenia. Guillermo Gonzalez-Burgos David A. Lewis. Schizophrenia Bulletin, Volume 34, Issue 5, 1 September 2008, Pages 944961, https://doi.org/10.1093/schbul/sbn070

Clinical Interests

Schizophrenia; Neurodevelopmental disorders