Xu, Y., Jiang, C., Wu, J., Liu, P., Deng, X., Zhang, Y., Peng, B., & Zhu, Y. (2022). Ketogenic diet ameliorates cognitive impairment and neuroinflammation in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. CNS neuroscience & therapeutics. PDF

Keyes, P. C., Adams, E. L., Chen, Z., Bi, L., Nachtrab, G., Wang, V. J., … Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Zhu Y.*& Chen, X.* (2020). Orchestrating Opiate-Associated Memories in Thalamic Circuits. NeuronPDF

Zhou K, Zhu Y.* (2019) The paraventricular thalamic nucleus: A key hub of neural circuits underlying drug addiction. Pharmacological research, 142:70-76. PDF

Zhu Y, Nachtrab G, Keyes PC, Allen WE, Luo L, Chen X.* (2018) Dynamic salience processing in paraventricular thalamus gates associative learning. Science, 362(6413):423-429.  PDF

Zhu Y, Wienecke C, Nathtrab G, Chen, X.* (2016) A thalamic input to the nucleus accumbens mediates opiate dependence. Nature, 530:219-222.   PDF
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Zhu Y.#, Qiao W.#, Liu K, Zhong H, Yao H.* (2015) Control of response reliability by parvalbumin-expressing interneurons in visual cortex. Nat. Commun. 6:6802. #:Co-First Author  PDF

Zhu Y, Yao H.* (2013) Modification of visual cortical receptive field induced by natural stimuli. Cereb. Cortex. 23:1923-1932.  PD