David M Bortz, PhD
Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
3811 O'Hara St.
Education & Training
Behavioral Science, The Ohio State University
Behavioral Neuroscience, The Ohio State University
Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh
Member, Society for Neuroscience
Research InterestsSelected Research Publications & Products
- Bortz DM, Gazo KL & Grace AA. (2019) The medial septum enhances reversal learning via opposing actions on ventral tegmental area and substantia nigra dopamine neurons. Neuropsychopharmacology 44, 2186-2194.
- Bortz DM & Grace AA. (2018) Medial septum activation produces opposite effects on dopamine neuron activity in the ventral tegmental area and substantia nigra in MAM vs. normal rats. NPJ Schizophrenia, online DOI: 10.1038/s41537-018-0059-3.
- Bortz DM & Grace AA. (2018) Medial septum differentially regulates dopamine neuron activity in the rat ventral tegmental area and substantia nigra via distinct pathways. Neuropsychopharmacology 43, 2093-2100.
The Department of Psychiatry Welcomes Three New Faculty Members
Pitt Psychiatry extends a warm welcome to three new faculty members: David Bortz, PhD (Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry) Dr. Bortz received his PhD in behavioral neuroscience from The Ohio State University, then joined the Pitt Department of Neuroscience as a postdoctoral scholar funded by a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award. Under the...