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Fitch, RH., Tallal, P., Brown, C., Galaburda, A., & Rosen, GD. 1994. Induced microgyria and auditory temporal processing in rats: A model for language impairment? Cerebral Cortex, 4, 260-270.

Fitch, RH., Brown, C., Tallal, P., & Rosen, G. 1997. Effects of sex and MK-801 on auditory processing deficits associated with developmental microgyric lesions in rats. Behavioral Neuroscience, 111, 404-412.

Herman, AE., Galaburda, AM., Fitch, RH., Carter, AR., & Rosen, GD. 1997. Cerebral microgyria, thalamic cell size and auditory temporal processing in male and female rats. Cerebral Cortex, 7, 453-464.

Fitch, RH., Cowell, PE., & Denenberg, V. 1998. The female phenotype: Nature's default? Developmental Neuropsychology, Special issue, S. Berenbaum (Ed.), 14, 213-231.

Fitch, RH., & Denenberg, VH. 1998. A role for ovarian hormones in sexual differentiation of the brain. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 21, 311-352.

Clark, MG., Sherman, GF., Bimonte, HA. & Fitch, RH. 2000a. Perceptual auditory gap detection deficits in ectopic male BXSB mice. NeuroReport, 11, 693-696.

Clark, M., Rosen, G., Tallal, P. & Fitch, RH. 2000b. Impaired processing of complex auditory stimuli in rats with induced cerebrocortical microgyria. J Cog Neurosci, 12 (5), 828 – 839.

Clark, M., Rosen, G., Tallal, P. & Fitch, RH. 2000c. Impaired two-tone processing at rapid rates in male rats with induced microgyria. Brain Research, 871, 94-97

Peiffer, AM., Dunleavy, CK., Frenkel, M., Gabel, LA., LoTurco, JJ., Rosen, GD., & Fitch, R. H. 2001. Impaired discrimination of variable duration embedded tones in adult male ectopic NZB mice. NeuroReport, 12, 2875 - 2879.

Peiffer, AM, Rosen, GD & Fitch, RH. 2002a. Rapid auditory processing and MGN morphology in rats reared in varied acoustic environments. Dev Brain Res, 138, 187-193.

Peiffer, AM, Rosen, GD & Fitch, RH. 2002b. Sex differences in rapid auditory processing deficits in ectopic BXSB/MpJ mice. NeuroReport, 13, 2277 – 2280.

Peiffer, AM, Fitch, R.H., Thomas, J. & Rosen, G.D. 2003. Brain weight differences associated with induced focal microgyria. BMC Neuroscience, 4, 12.

Fitch, R.H. & Tallal, P. 2003. Neural mechanisms of language based learning impairments: Insights from human populations and animal models. Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience Reviews, 2 (3), 155 - 178.

Peiffer, A.M., Rosen, G.D. & Fitch, R.H. 2004a. Sex differences in auditory processing deficits in microgyric rats. Developmental Brain Research, 148 (1), 53 - 57.

Friedman, J.T., Peiffer, A., Clark, M., Benasich, A. & Fitch, R.H. 2004. Age and experience related improvements in gap detection in the rat. Developmental Brain Research, 152, 83 - 91.

Peiffer, A.M., Friedman, J.T., Rosen, G.D. & Fitch, R.H. 2004b. Impaired gap detection in juvenile microgyric rats. Developmental Brain Research, 152, 93 - 98.

Peiffer, A. M., McClure, M.M., Threlkeld, S.W., Rosen, G.D. & Fitch, R.H. 2004c. Severity of focal microgyria and associated rapid auditory processing deficits. NeuroReport, 15 (12), 1923 – 1926.

McClure, M.M., Peiffer, A.M., Rosen, G.D. & Fitch, R.H. 2005a. Auditory processing deficits in rats with neonatal hypoxia-ischemic injury. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, 23 (4), 351-362.

McClure, M.M., Threlkeld, S.W., Rosen, G.D., & Fitch, R.H. 2005b. Auditory processing deficits in unilaterally and bilaterally injured hypoxic-ischemic rats. NeuroReport, 16, 1309 – 1312

McClure, M., Threlkeld, S. & Fitch, R.H. 2006a. The effects of erythropoietin on auditory processing following neonatal hypoxic-ischemic injury. Brain Research,  1087, 190 – 195

McClure, M., Threlkeld, S., Rosen, G. & Fitch, R.H. 2006b. Rapid auditory processing and learning deficits in rats with P1 versus P7 neonatal hypoxic-ischemic injury. Behavioural Brain Research, 172, 114 - 121.

Threlkeld, S.W., McClure, M.M., Rosen, G.D. & Fitch, R.H. 2006a. Developmental timeframes for the induction of microgyria and rapid auditory processing deficits in the rat. Brain Research, 1109, 22 – 31.

McClure, M., Threlkeld, S. & Fitch, R.H. 2007. Auditory processing and learning/memory following erythropoietin administration in neonatally HI injured rats. Brain Research, 1132, 203 – 209.

Threlkeld, S.W., McClure, M.M.,  Bai, J., Wang, Y., LoTurco, J.J., Rosen, G.D., & Fitch, R.H. 2007a. Developmental disruptions and behavioral impairments in rats following in utero RNAi of Dyx1c1. 2007. Brain Research Bulletin, 71, 508 - 514.

Threlkeld S.W., Rosen G.D., and Fitch R.H. 2007b. Age at developmental cortical injury differentially alters corpus callosum volume in the rat, BMC Neuroscience, 8, 94. [doi:10.1186/1471-2202-8-94].

Fitch, R.H., Threlkeld, S.W., McClure, M.M. & Peiffer, A.M. 2008a. Use of a modified prepulse inhibition paradigm to assess complex auditory discrimination in rodents. Brain Research Bulletin, 76, 1-7.

Threlkeld, S., Penley, S., Rosen, G.D. & Fitch, R.H. 2008a. Auditory gap detection thresholds of intact and microgyric rats following functional deactivation of auditory cortex. NeuroReport, 19, 893 – 898.

Fitch, R.H., Breslawski, H., Rosen, G.D. & Chrobak, J. 2008b. Persistent spatial working memory deficits in rats with bilateral cortical microgyria. Behavioral and Brain Functions, 4, 45.

Threlkeld, S.W., Hill, C.A., Rosen, G.D. & Fitch, R.H. 2009a. Early acoustic discrimination experience ameliorates auditory processing deficits in male rats with cortical developmental disruption. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, 27(4), 321-328.

Threlkeld, S.W., Hill, C., Cleary, C., Truong, D., Rosen, G.D. & Fitch, R.H. 2009b. Developmental learning impairments in a rodent model of nodular heterotopia. J Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 1 (3), 237-250.

Szalkowski, C. Hinman, J, Threlkeld, S.W., Wang, Y., LePack, A.,  Rosen, G.D, Chrobak, J.J,  LoTurco, J., Fitch, R.H. 2011. Persistent spatial working memory deficits in rats following in utero RNAi of Dyx1c1. Genes, Brain and Behavior.

Hill, C.A., Threlkeld, S.W, & Fitch, R.H. 2011a. Early testosterone modulated sex differences in behavioral outcome following neonatal hypoxia ischemia in rats. IJDN, 29, 381 – 388. Reprinted in IJDN, 29, 621-628.

Hill, C.A., Alexander, M.L., McCullough, L.D., & Fitch, R.H. 2011b. Inhibition of XIAP with embelin differentially affects behavioral outcome following neonatal hypoxia-ischemia in male and female rats. 2011. Developmental Neuroscience, 33(6), 494 – 504. dOI:10.1159/000331651.

Hill, C.A. & Fitch, R.H. 2012. Sex differences in mechanisms and outcome of neonatal hypoxia ischemia in rodent models: Implications for sex-specific neuroprotection in clinical neonatal practice. Neurology Research International (special issue), 2012, Article ID 867531, 9 pages. doi:10.1155/2012/867531.

Szalkowski, C.E., & Fitch, R.H. 2012. Candidate dyslexia susceptibility genes and disorders of neuronal migration:  Behavioral effects of cortical dysgenesis in a rodent model. In Neuronal Migration: Disorders, Genetic Factors and Treatment Options, (Eds. Girard, A. & Moreau, L.), Nova Science Publishers.

Fitch, R.H. & Szalkowski, C.E. 2012. Using animal models to dissociate genetic, neural, and behavioral contributors to language disability. In Developmental dyslexia: Early precursors, neurobehavioral markers, and biological substrates. Benasich, A.A. & Fitch, R.H. (Eds.) Brooke’s Publishing, Baltimore, MD. P. 172 - 190.

Szalkowski, C.E., Fiondella, C.G., Galaburda, A.M., Rosen, G.D., LoTurco, J.J., & Fitch, R.H. 2012. Neocortical disruption and behavioral impairments in rats following in utero RNAi of candidate dyslexia risk gene Kiaa0319. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience. Available on-line in preprint. doi: 10.1016/j.ijdevneu.2012.01.009.

Rosen, G.D., Azoulay, N.A., Griffin, E.G., Newbury, A., Koganti, L., Fujisaki, N., Takahashi, E., Grant, P.E., Truong, D.T., Fitch, R.H., Lu, L. & Williams, R.W. 2012. Midline subcortical nodular heterotopias with partial callosal agenesis in a spontaneous mutation of the BXD29 recombinant inbred strain. Cerebral Cortex, available on-line in pre-print: doi:10.1093/cercor/bhs080.

Threlkeld, SW, Hill, Szalkowski, CE, Truong, DT, Rosen , GD & Fitch, R.H. 2012. Effects of test experience and neocortical microgyria on spatial and non-spatial learning in rats. Behavioral Brain Research, 235,130-5.

Truong, DH, Venupogal, VR, McCullough, LM, & Fitch, RH. 2012. Deficits in auditory, cognitive, and motor processing following reversible middle cerebral artery occlusion in mice. Experimental Neurology, 238, 114-21.

Szalkowski, C.E., Fiondella, C.F., Truong, D.T., Rosen, G.D., LoTurco, J.J. & Fitch, R.H.  2013. The effects of Kiaa0319 knockdown on cortical and subcortical anatomy in male rats. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, 31, 116 – 122.

Alexander, M.L., Hill, C.A., Rosenkrantz, T. & Fitch, R.H. 2013. Evaluation of the therapeutic benefit of delayed administration of erythropoietin following early hypoxic ischemic injury in rodents. Developmental Neuroscience, 34, 515-24

Fitch, R.H. 2013. Language Impairment. In Neural Circuit Development and Function in the Healthy and Diseased Brain - Comprehensive Developmental Neuroscience, Volume 3, Rakic, P. & Rubenstein, J.(Eds.), Elsevier Press, Oxford, UK. P. 795 – 808.

Szalkowski, C.E., Booker, A.B., Truong, D.T., Rosen, G.D., & Fitch R.H. 2013. Knockdown of the candidate dyslexia susceptibility gene homolog Dyx1c1 in rodents: Effects on rapid and complex auditory processing, visual attention, and cortical and thalamic anatomy. Developmental Neuroscience, 35 (1), 50-68.

Alexander, M.L., Smith, A.L., Rosenkrantz, T., and Fitch, R.H. 2013. Therapeutic effect of caffeine treatment immediately following neonatal hypoxic-ischemic injury on spatial memory in male rats. Special Issue Brain Sciences; Neuroprotection Against Brain Ischemia, 3, 177-190.

Truong, DH, Bonet, A., Rosen, GD, & Fitch, RH. 2013. A behavioral evaluation of sex differences in a mouse model of severe neuronal migration disorder. PLoS One, 8, e73144.

Fitch, R.H., Alexander, M. & Threlkeld, S.W. 2013. Early neural disruption and auditory processing outcomes in rodent models: Implications for developmental language disability. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, Special Issue, vol. 7, 00058.

Alexander, M.L., Smith, A., Rosenkrantz, T., Garbus, H., & Fitch, R.H. 2014. Behavioral and histological outcomes following neonatal HI injury in a preterm (P3) and term (P7) rodent model. Behavioral Brain Research, 259, 85-96.

Alexander, M.L., Smith, A., Rosenkrantz, T., Garbus, H., & Fitch, R.H. 2014. Cell size anomalies in the auditory thalamus of rats with hypoxic-ischemic injury on postnatal day 3 or 7. IJDN, 33, 1-7.

Smith, AL, Alexander, ML, Rosencrantz, T, Fitch, RH. 2014. Sex differences in behavioral outcome following neonatal hypoxia ischemia: Insights from a clinical meta-analysis and a rodent model of induced hypoxic ischemic brain injury. Experimental Neurology, 254, 54-67.

Smith, A.L., Hill, C.A., Alexander, M., Szalkowski, C.E., Chrobak, J.J., Rosenkrantz, T.E. & Fitch, R.H. 2014. Spatial working memory deficits in male rats following neonatal hypoxic ischemic brain injury can be attenuated by task modifications. Brain Sciences, 4, 240-272.

Truong, DT, Che, A, Rendall, AR, Szalkowski, CE, LoTurco, JJ, Galaburda, A. &  Fitch, RH. 2014. Mutation of Dcdc2 in mice leads to impairments in auditory processing and memory ability, Genes, Brain and Behavior, 13 (8), 802 - 811.

Truong, DH & Fitch, RH. 2014. Behavioral consequences of early disruption and injury to the developing brain: studying rodent models. In The Maze Book (Bimonte-Nelson, H., Ed), Neuromethods Series. Springer Press, New York. p. 93-120 (CH 4).

Truong, D., Rendall, A., Rosen, G. & Fitch, R.H. 2014. Morphometric changes in subcortical structures of the central auditory pathway in mice with bilateral nodular heterotopia. Behavioral Brain Research, 282, 61-69

Smith, A.L., Alexander, M.A., Chrobak, J.J., Rosenkrantz, T.S., Fitch, R.H. 2015. Dissociation in the effects of induced neonatal hypoxia ischemia on rapid auditory processing and spatial working memory in male rats. Developmental Neuroscience (Special Issue, 9th Annual Hershey Conference), 37,  440 - 452.

Rendall, A., Tarkar, T., Contreras-Mora, H.M., LoTurco, J.J. & Fitch, R.H. 2015. Deficits in learning and memory in mice with a mutation of Dyx1c1. Brain and Language, Special Issue, [EPub ahead of print,  DOI:10.1016/j.bandl.2015.04.008].

Smith, A.L. , Garbus, H., Rosenkrantz, T. & Fitch, R.H. 2015. Sex differences in behavioral outcomes following temperature modulation during induced neonatal hypoxic ischemic injury in rats. Brain Sciences, Special Issue, 5 (2), 220 - 240.

Truong, DT , Rendall, A., Castellucio, B., Eigsti, IME, Fitch, R.H. Auditory processing anomalies in Cntnap2 mutant mice. Behavioral Neuroscience, in press.

Che, A., Truong, D., Fitch, R.H. & LoTurco, J.J. Mutation of the dyslexia-associated gene Dcdc2 increases glutamatergic synaptic transmission between layer 4 neurons in mouse neocortex. J Neurosci, in press.