Kenneth N Fish, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

Oregon Health & Sciences University, School of Medicine Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Scripps Research InstituteCell Biology

Professional Affiliations

Member, Society for Neuroscience

Research Interests

Alterations in GABA circuitry in schizophrenia; Sex differences in circuit alterations; Normal development of primate circuitry
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Alterations in a Unique Class of Cortical Chandelier Cell Axon Cartridges in Schizophrenia.Rocco BR, DeDionisio AM, Lewis DA, Fish KN.Biol Psychiatry. 2017 Jul 1;82(1):40-48. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2016.09.018. Epub 2016 Sep 29.PMID: 27884423
  2. Pathological Basis for Deficient Excitatory Drive to Cortical Parvalbumin Interneurons in Schizophrenia.Chung DW, Fish KN, Lewis DA.Am J Psychiatry. 2016 Nov 1;173(11):1131-1139. Epub 2016 Jul 22.PMID: 27444795
  3. Markedly Lower Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase 67 Protein Levels in a Subset of Boutons in Schizophrenia.Rocco BR, Lewis DA, Fish KN.Biol Psychiatry. 2016 Jun 15;79(12):1006-15. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2015.07.022. Epub 2015 Aug 7.PMID: 26364548
  4. GABA-Synthesizing Enzymes in Calbindin and Calretinin Neurons in Monkey Prefrontal Cortex.Rocco BR, Sweet RA, Lewis DA, Fish KN.Cereb Cortex. 2016 May;26(5):2191-2204. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhv051. Epub 2015 Mar 30.PMID: 25824535
  5. Parvalbumin-containing chandelier and basket cell boutons have distinctive modes of maturation in monkey prefrontal cortex.Fish KN, Hoftman GD, Sheikh W, Kitchens M, Lewis DA.J Neurosci. 2013 May 8;33(19):8352-8. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0306-13.2013.PMID: 23658174

Education Interests

Medical student and resident education; Undergraduate research mentorship