April 2004         

Matti Mintz Ph.D.

ID 0-6504296-2

Psychobiology Research Unit,

Department of Psychology

Tel-Aviv University , Tel-Aviv 69978

Tel: (W) 03-6408625, (H) 03-6429433

Email:          mintz@freud.tau.ac.il

Home Page: http://freud.tau.ac.il/~mintz/

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

Education

1974 Psychology & Economics, The Hebrew University B.A.

1977 Psychobiology Tel-Aviv University M.A. (Cum Laude)

1983 Psychobiology, Tel-Aviv University Ph.D.

Master Thesis: The effects of subthalamic lesions on cortical EEG and evoked potentials in rats. Supervisors: M.S. Myslobodsky and Z. Elazar.

Doctoral Dissertation: Validation of the aberrant laterality hypothesis of schizophrenia: the role of neuroleptic medication and comparison with Parkinsonism. Supervisor: M.S. Myslobodsky.

 

Academic and Professional Experience

1974-81 Teaching & research assistant, Dept. Psychology, Tel-Aviv Univ.

1983-86 Lecturer, Dept. of Psychology, Tel-Aviv University .

1987-92 Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Psychology, Tel-Aviv University .

1989-96 Head, Psychobiology Research Unit.

1993- Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Tel-Aviv University .

 

Visiting Positions

1984 Honorary Visiting Research Fellowship of the Institute of Neurology , University of London (summer).

1986 Honorary Visiting Research Fellowship of the Institution of Neurology, University of London (summer).

1987-88 Visiting Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Southern California .

1989 Honorary Visiting Research Fellowship of the Institute of Neurology , University of London (summer).

1990 Honorary Visiting Research Fellowship of the Institute of Neurology , University of London (summer).

1991 Visiting Lecturer, Department of Physiology, Univ. of Capetown (summer).

1995 Senior Visiting Fellow of the Institute of Neurology , University of London (summer).

1997-98 Visiting Professor, Institute of Toxicology, Department of Biology, Federal Institute of Technology, ETH, Zurich.

2001-02 Visiting Professor with double appointment at Inst. of Behavioral Biology and Inst. of Neuroinformatics, ETH, Zurich .

2003 Visiting Professor, Institute of Toxicology, Department of Biology, Federal Institute of Technology, ETH, Zurich.

 

Development

2001- Consultant Senior Scientist and a member of a team at the Inst. of Neuroinformatics (ETH Zurich ) developing, constructing and running the ' ADA THE INTELIGENT SPACE' project within the framework of the Swiss Expo-2002 exhibit. Responsible for behavioral expressions and its interaction with visitors.

http://www.ini.unizh.ch/~expo/2_3_0_0.html

http://www.expo.02.ch/e/home/finallisteartes/neuchatel/exposition/ada.html

 

Students Supervision

    Master students Approved:

Steve Houpt

Yephat Wang

Michal Neufeld

Galina Sokolovsky-Oksman

Sarah Polok (with Rechavi, M., Dept of Physiology).

Avi Gal (with Barnea, O., Dept of Medical Engineering).

Ora Izikovich (with Dar, R., Dept of Psychology).

Daphna Mann (with Myslobodsky, M., Dept of Psychology).

Anita Haimovich

Orit Erez (with Straus, S., School of Education).

Sahar Fisher

Aielet Shabi-Maoz (with Jacobi, R., Dept. of Psychology).

Liel Rubinsky

Tal Tovim

Dino Levi

Maya Blich (with Hendler, T., Sakler School of Medicine).

Einat Veisman-Carmon (with Bar Haim, Y., Dept of Psychology & Vinblat, O., Dept. of Occupational Therapy).

 

    Master students Active:

Moran Meidan (with Sadeh, A., Dept of Psychology & Vinblat, O., Dept of Occupational Therapy).

Avi Mendelhson (with Hendler, T., Sakler School of Medicine).

Yinon Edrei (with Barnea, O., Dept of Medical Engineering & Karniel, A., Dept of Engineering Ben Gurion Univ).

Tal Dagan

Metal Obmain

Michael Winograd (with Portugali, J., Dept of Geography).

 

    M.D. Residents'- Basic ScienceProgram Approved:

Suzana Alfisi , MD

Richard Shifer, MD

Olga Praisman, MD

 

     Ph.D. students Approved:

Anna Mura - (with Feldon, J., ETH-Zurich)

 

     Ph.D. students Active:

Danny Hellman

Shahar Fisher

Orit Erez (with Lidor, R., Dept of Education, Haifa University )

 

     Post-doc's

Knowlton Barbara, Ph.D. 1990-91 (from USC, Fulbright position).

Efrat Gamzu, Ph.D. 2004, (from Weitzman Institute).

 

List of Publications

Articles

1. Myslobodsky, M.S., Ben-Mayor, V., Yedid-Levy, B. & Mintz, M. Interhemispheric asymmetry of electrical activity of the brain in sleep and "cerebral dominance". Bulletin Psychonomic Society, 1976, 7:465-467.

2. Myslobodsky, M.S., Ben-Mayor, V., Yedid-Levy, B. & Mintz, M. Hemispheric asymmetry of EEG and averaged evoked potentials during non-REM sleep. In: W.P. Koella & P. Levin (Eds.), Sleep. S. Karger AG, Basel , 1976, 295-297.

3. Tomer, R., Mintz, M., Levy, A. & Myslobodsky, M.S. Reactive gaze laterality in schizophrenic patients. Biological Psychology, 1979, 9:115-127.

4. Tomer, R. & Mintz, M. Hemisphere laterality and smooth pursuit in normal individuals. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1980, 51:31-35.

5. Myslobodsky, M.S., Mintz, M. & Douglas, R. Electroencephalographic and behavioral effects of sodium valproate in patients with photosensitive epilepsy. A single dose trial. J Neurology, 1980, 224:111-123.

6. Tomer, R., Mintz, M., Levy, A. & Myslobodsky, M.S. Smooth pursuit pattern in schizophrenic patients during cognitive task. Biological Psychiatry, 1981, 16:131-144.

7. Myslobodsky, M.S., Golovchinsky, V. & Mintz, M. Ketamine: Convulsant or anticonvulsant? Pharmacology Biochemistry Behavior, 1981, 14:27-33.

8. Myslobodsky, M.S. & Mintz, M. Postictal behavioral arrest in the rat: "catalepsy" or "catatonia"? Life Science, 1981, 28:2287-2293.

9. Myslobodsky, M.S., Mintz, M. & Kofman, O. Pharmacologic analysis of the post-ictal immobility syndrome in the rat. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, 1981, 15:93-100.

10. Mintz, M., Tomer, R., Radwan, H. & Myslobodsky, M.S. Visual evoked potentials in hemiparkinsonism. EEG & Clinical Neurophysiology, 1981, 52:611-616.

11. Myslobodsky, M.S., Kofman, O. & Mintz, M. Convulsant specific architecture of the postictal behavioral syndrome in the rat. Epilepsia, 1981, 22:559-568.

12. Mintz, M., Tomer, R., Radwan, H. & Myslobodsky, M.S. A comparison of levodopa treatment and task demands on visual evoked potentials in hemi-parkinsonism. Psychiatry Research, 1982, 6:245-251.

13. Mintz, M., Tomer, R. & Myslobodsky, M.S. Neuroleptic-induced lateral asymmetry of visual evoked potentials in schizophrenia. Biological Psychiatry, 1982, 17:815-828.

14. Tomer, R., Mintz, M. & Myslobodsky, M.S. Left hemisphere hyperactivity in schizophrenia: Abnormality inherent to psychosis or neuroleptic side-effect? Psychopharmacology, 1982, 77:168-170.

15. Myslobodsky, M.S., Mintz, M., Ben-Mayor, V. & Radwan, H. Unilateral dopamine deficit and lateral EEG asymmetry: Sleep abnormalities in hemi-Parkinson's patients. EEG and Clinical Neurophysiology, 1982, 54:227-231.

16. Myslobodsky, M.S., Mintz, M., Lerner, T. & Mostofsky, D.I. Amygdala kindling in the classical conditioning paradigm. Epilepsia, 1983, 24:275-283.

17. Mintz, M. & Herberg, L.J. Kindling of dopaminergic pathways modifies the effect of substantia nigra lesions on rotational behavior. NeurosciLetters, 1985, 61:7-11.

18. Mintz, M.,Douglas, R., Kellaway, L. & van Wageningen, G. Hemispheric disconnection and rotational behavior. Behavioral Brain Research, 1985, 17: 257-263.

19. Myslobodsky, M.S. & Mintz, M. Pattern-reversal visual evoked potentials in rabbits are resistant to occlusion of the carotid artery. Behavioral Brain Research, 1985, 18:285-288.

20. Mintz, M. & Herberg, L.J. Endogenous dopaminergic asymmetry affects development of seizures kindled in the rat amygdala. Experimental Neurology, 1986, 93:253-260.

21. Mintz, M., Douglas , R.J., Tomer, R., de Villiers, A.S. & Kellaway, L. Transient contralateral rotation following unilateral substantia nigra lesion reflects susceptibility of the nigrostriatal system to exhaustion by amphetamine. Life Sciences, 1986, 39:69-76.

22. Mintz, M. & Tomer, R. Exposure to amphetamine after substantia nigra lesion interferes with the recovery process. Pharmacol. Biochem. Behav., 1986, 25: 1307-1313.

23. Mintz, M., Tomer, R., Houpt, S. & Herberg, L.J. Amygdaloid kindling modifies interhemispheric dopaminergic asymmetry. Exp. Neurol., 1987, 96:137-144.

24. Tomer, R., Mintz, M., Kempler, S. & Sigal, M. Lateralized neuroleptic-induced side effects are associated with asymmetric visual evoked potentials. Psychiatry Research, 1987, 22:311-318.

25. Douglas , R.D., Kellaway, L., Mintz, M. & van Wageningen, G. The Crossed nigrostriatal projection decussates in the ventral tegmental decussation. Brain Research, 1987, 418:111-121.

26. Rose, I. , Mintz, M. & Herberg, J. Chronic L-Dope fails to lessen rebound enhancement of self-stimulation after chronic haloperidol. Pharmacology, Biochemistry & Behavior, 1988, 30:585-588.

27. Mintz, M., Rose, I.C. & Herberg, L.J. The effect of the NMDA receptor antagonist, MK-801, on the course and outcome of kindling. Pharmacology, Biochemistry & Behavior, 1990, 35:815-821.

28. Mintz, M., Alfisi, S. & Sigal, M. Skin conductance responding in schizophrenics with abnormal involuntary movements. Psychiatry Research, 1990, 34:19-27.

29. Radvan, M., Hermesh, H., Mintz, M. & Munitz, H. Event-related potentials in drug-naive schizophrenic patients. Biological Psychiatry, 1991, 29:265-272.

30. Myslobodsky, M.S., Mintz, M., Tarrasch, R. & Bar-Ziv, J. A steroid derivative (RU 5135) exhibits epileptogenicity in the presence of deficient blood brain barrier. Pharmacology, Biochemistry & Behavior, 1991, 38:327-331.

31. Herberg, L.J., Rose, I.C., de Belleroche, J.S. & Mintz, M. Ornithine decarboxylase and polyamine synthesis in the kindling of seizures: the effect of a-difluoromethylornithine. Epilepsy Research, 1992, 11:3-7.

32. Mintz, M., Reyneke, L., de Villiers, A., Allin, R., Russell, V., Daniels, W., van der Spuy, G., Jaffer, A., Kellaway, L., Douglas, R. & Taljaard, J. Effect of amygdaloid kindling on [3H]dopamine and [14C]acetylcholine release from rat prefrontal cortex and striatal slices. Brain Research. 1992, 592:115-121.

33. Kofman, O., Tarrasch, R., Mintz, M. & Myslobodsky, M.S. Epileptogenic activity in the amygdala is not affected by the amidine steroid, R 5135. Brain Research Bull., 1992, 29: 511-514.

34. Mintz, M. & Knowlton, B. Dissociation of kainic acid lesion effects on the asymmetry of rotation and lateral head movements. Brain Research Bulletin, 1993, 31: 641-647.

35. Herberg, L.J., Rose, I.C. & Mintz, M. Effect of an adenosine A1 agonist injected into substantia nigra on kindling of epileptic seizures and convulsion duration. Pharmacology Biochemistry & Behavior, 1993, 44:113-117.

36. Mintz, M. & Myslobodsky, M.S. Dual effects of a steroid derivative (RU 5135) in rats. EPIC XI. G. Karmos (Ed.), 1993.

37. Mintz, M., Knowlton, B. & Myslobodsky, M.S. Effect of nootropic Solcoseryl on kainic acid-induced excitotoxic brain injury. Pharmacology, Biochemistry & Behavior, 1993, 45:55-58.

38. Allin, R., Mintz, M., Russell, V., Engelbrecht, A., Lamm, M., Daniels, W., van der Spuy, G., Jaffer, A., Kellaway, L. & Taljaard, J. Effect of amygdaloid kindling on rat striatal dopamine D1- and D2- receptors. Neurochemical Research, 1994, 19: 827-831.

39. Mintz, M., Lavond, D.G., Zhang, A., Yun, Y. & Thompson, R.F. Unilateral inferior olive NMDA lesion leads to unilateral deficit in acquisition and retention of eyelid classical conditioning. Behav. and Neural. Biology, 1994, 61:218-224.

40. Gordon, I. , Rehavi, M. & Mintz, M. Bilateral imbalance in striatal DA-uptake controls rotation behavior. Brain Res., 1994, 646: 207-210.

41. Mintz, M., Gordon, I. , Roz, N. & Rehavi, M. The effect of repeated amphetamine treatment on striatal DA-transporter and rotation in rats. Brain Res. 1994, 668:239-242.

42. Mintz, M., Hermesh, H., Glickson, J., Munitz, H. & Radvan, M. First month of neuroleptic treatment in schizophrenia: only partial normalization of the late positive components of visual ERP. Biological Psychiatry, 1995, 37:402-409.

43. Gordon, I. , Mintz, M. Rosenne, E. & Rehavi, M. Long-term effects of amygdaloid kindling on striatal dopaminergic terminals. Brain Res. Bull., 1995, 36:235-239.

44. Jaffer, A., van der Spuy, G.D., Russell, V.A., Mintz, M. & Taljaard, J.J.F. Activation of the subthalamic nucleus and pedunculopontine tegmentum: does it affect dopamine levels in the substantia nigra, nucleus accumbens and striatum? Neurodegeneration, 1995, 4:139-145.

45. Engelbrecht, A.H., Russell, V.A., Mintz, M., Lamm, M.C.L., Kellaway, L., Herberg, L.J. & Taljaard, J.J.F. Kindled seizures do not affect adenosinergic inhibition of DA or ACh release in rat accumbens or PFC. Pharmacology Biochemistry & Behavior, 1996, 55:315-321.

46. Schiffer, R.A., Sigal, M. & Mintz, M. Delayed habituation of the skin-conductance orienting response correlates with impaired performance on the Wisconsin Card Sorting Task in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 1996, 65:107-112.

47. Gigi. A., Mintz, M., Ben-Elyahu, S. & Myslobodsky, M. Prenatal gama-irradiation alters axial asymmetry in low birth weight pups. Behavioral Brain Research, 1997, 86:205-207.

48. Mintz, M., Yovel, G., Gigi, A. & Myslobodsky, M.S. Dissociation between startle and prepulse inhibition in rats exposed to gama radiation at Day 15 of embryogeny. Brain Research Bulletin, 1998, 45:289-296.

49. Mura, A., Feldon, J. & Mintz, M. Reevaluation of the striatal role in the expression of turning behavior in the rat model of Parkinson's disease. Brain Research, 1998, 808:48-55.

50. Mintz, M., Gigi, A., Shohami, D. & Myslobodsky, M.S. Effects of prenatal exposure to gama rays on circling and activity behavior in prepubertal and postpubertal rats. Behavioral Brain Research, 1999, 98:45-51.

51. Mura, A., Feldon, J. & Mintz, M. The expression of the calcium binding protein calretinin in the rat striatum: Effects of dopamine depletion and L-Dopa treatment. Experimental Neurology, 2000, 164:322-332.

52. Neufeld, M. & Mintz, M. Involvement of the amygdala in classical conditioning of eyeblink response in the rat. Brain Research, 2001, 889:112-117.

53. Mintz, M. & Wang-Ninio, Y. Two Stage Theory of Conditioning: Involvement of the cerebellum and the amygdala. Brain Research, 2001, 897:150-156.

54. Verschure, P.F.M.J. & Mintz, M. A real-time model of the cerebellar circuitry underlying classical conditioning: A combined simulation and robotics study. Neurocomputing, 2001, 38-40:1019-1024.

55. Haimovici, A., Wang, Y., Cohen, E. & Mintz, M. Social attraction between rats in open field: long-term consequences of kindled seizures. Brain Research, 2001, 922: 125-134.

56. Mura, A., Mintz, M. & Feldon, J. Behavioral and anatomical effects of long-term L-Dopa administration in rats with unilateral lesions of the nigrostriatal system. Experimental Neurology, 2002, 177:252-264.

57. Hofstotter, C., Mintz, M. & Verschure, P. Cerebellum in action: a simulation and robotics study. European J. of Neuroscience, 2002, 16:1361-1376.

58. Erez, O., Gordon, C.R., Sever, J., Sadeh, A. & Mintz, M. Balance dysfunction in childhood anxiety: findings and theoretical approach. J. of Anxiety Disorders, 2002, 461:1-16.

59. Kynan, E., Babler, A., Bernardet, U., Blanchard, M., Costa, M., Delbruck, T., Douglas , R.J., Hepp, K., Klein, D., Manzolli, J., Mintz, M., Roth, F., Rutishauser, U., Wassermann, K., Whatley, A.M., Wittmann, A., Wyss, R., Verschure, P.F.M.J. Design for a brain revisited: The neuromorphic design and functionality of the interactive space ADA . Reviews in Neurosciences, 2003, 14:145-180.

 

Submitted Papers

1. Hofstotter, C., Mintz, M. & Verschure, P. A cerebellar model for associative obstacle avoidance. J. of Robotics and Autonomous Agents. 2003.

2. Mintz, M., Russig, H., Lacroix, L. & Feldon, J. Sharing of the home base: A new social test in rats. Behavioral Pharmacology, 2003.

3. Kogan, E. & Mintz, M. Two-factor theory of learning: heart rate response and heart rate variability during eyeblink conditioning. Psychophysiology, 2003.

4. Mintz, M., Rüedi-Bettschen, D., Feldon, J. & Pryce, C.R. Early deprivation of maternal care leads to reduced social motivation in adulthood in the rat. Behavioral Brain Research, 2004.

5. Dremencov, E., Nahshoni, E., Levi, D., Mintz, M., Overstreet, D.H., Weizman, A. and Yadid, G. Pointwise Correlation Dimension of Mesolimbic Neuronal Activity in a Rat Model of Depression. 2004.

6. Eng, K., Mintz, M. and Verschure, P. Human behaviour and attitudes in public interactive spaces. 2004.

 

Chapters

1. Myslobodsky, M.S., Mintz, M. & Tomer, R. Asymmetric reactivity of the brain and components of hemispheric laterality. In: J. Gruzelier & P. Flor-Henry (Eds.), Hemispheric Asymmetries of Function and Psychopathology . Elsevier/North Holland , 1979, pp. 125-148.

2. Mintz, M. & Myslobodsky, M.S. Two types of hemisphere imbalance in hemi-parkinsonism coded by brain electrical activity and electrodermal activity. In: M.S. Myslobodsky (Ed.), Hemisyndromes: Psychobiology, Neurology, Psychiatry. Academic Press, 1983, pp. 213-238.

3. Myslobodsky, M.S., Mintz, M., & Tomer, R. Neuroleptic effects and the side of abnormality in schizophrenia. In: M.S. Myslobodsky (Ed.), Hemisyndromes: Psychobiology, Neurology, Psychiatry. Academic Press, 1983, pp. 347-388.

4. Myslobodsky, M.S. & Mintz, M. Hemisphere laterality vs. hemisphere interdependence: An answer from analysis of dopamine hemi-deficiency syndrome. In: P. Flor-Henry & J. Gruzelier (Eds.), Laterality and Psychopathology . Elsevier, Amsterdam , 1983, pp. 539-558.

5. Mintz M. & Myslobodsky, M.S. Emergence of PTSD-type reactivity in Sprague-Dawley rats following prenatal gama irradiation. In: M.S. Myslobodsky & I. Weiner (Eds.) , Contemporary Issues in Modeling Psychopathology. , Kluwer Academic: Boston , 2000.

6. Mintz, M. & Gordon, I. The relation of psychophysiological measures to performance under stress. Manual of Skills Testing. Ministry of Defense, Department of Human in Warfare, 2000. (Hebrew).

 

Recent Conference Papers

1. Eng, K., Baebler, A., Bernardet, U., Blanchard, M., Costa, M., Delbruck, T., Douglas , R. J., Hepp, K., Klein, D., Manzolli, J., Mintz, M ., Roth, F., Rutishauser, U., Wassermann, K., Whatley, A. M., Wittmann, A., Wyss, R. and Verschure, P. F. M. J. Ada: Constructing a Synthetic Organism. IROS 2002, IEEE/RSJ, Proceedings of International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Swiss Federal Inst. Of Technology, Lausanne .

2. Eng, K., Baebler, A., Bernardet, U., Blanchard, M., Costa, M., Delbruck, T., Douglas , R. J., Hepp, K., Klein, D., Manzolli, J., Mintz, M ., Roth, F., Rutishauser, U., Wassermann, K., Whatley, A. M., Wittmann, A., Wyss, R. and Verschure, P. F. M. J.. Ada : Buildings as Organisms. In: K. Osterhuis (Ed.). Game, Set and Match (Proceedings), 2001.

3. Eng, K., Baebler, A., Bernardet, U., Blanchard, M., Costa, M., Delbruck, T., Douglas , R. J., Hepp, K., Klein, D., Manzolli, J., Mintz, M ., Roth, F., Rutishauser, U., Wassermann, K., Whatley, A. M., Wittmann, A., Wyss, R. and Verschure, P. F. M. J. (2003). Ada - Intelligent Space: An artificial creature for the Swiss Expo.02. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2003), Taipei , Taiwan .

4. Delbrück, T., Bäbler, A., Bernardet, U., Blanchard, M., Briska, A., Costa, M., Douglas , R., Eng, K., Hepp, K., Klein, D., Manzolli, J., Mintz, M ., Roth, F., Rutishauser, U., Wassermann, K., Whatley, A., Wittmann, A., Wyss, R. and Verschure, P. (2003). Ada : a playful interactive space. Ninth IFIP TC13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (Interact 2003), Zurich , Switzerland .

 

Papers presented at Scientific Meetings and Abstracts

1. Myslobodsky, M.S., M,M., Yedid-Levy, B., & Ben-Mayor, V. Electrophysiological evidence of hemispheric asymmetry in non-REM sleep. EEG and Clinical Neurophysiology, 1977, 43: 460.

2. Mintz, M. & Shavit, U. Disinhibitory effect of small doses of alcohol. Israel J. of Medical Sciences, 1977, 13: 1142.

3. Mintz, M. & Dressler, R. Hemispheric asymmetry of visual evoked potentials and performance in a learning paradigm. Israel J. of Medical Sciences, 1978, 14: 1004.

4. Tomer, R., Mintz, M., & Myslobodsky, M.S. Electro-oculogram analysis of information processing strategy in schizophrenia. Israel J. of Medical Sciences, 1978, 14: 1005.

5. Tomer, R., Mintz, M. & Myslobodsky, M.S. Two types of eye jumps in response to questions in normal subjects and schizophrenic patients. Neuroscience Letters, Supple. 1, 1978, S252.

6. Tomer, R., Mintz, M. & Myslobodsky, M.S. Smooth pursuit patterns in schizophrenics during cognitive task. Israel J. of Medical Sciences, 1980, 16: 622.

7. Mintz, M., Tomer, R., Kies, B., Radwan, H. & Myslobodsky, M.S. Stroboscopic vs. pattern-reversal evoked potentials in multiple sclerosis. Israel J. Medical Sciences, 16: 622.

8. Myslobodsky, M.S., Golovchinsky, V. & Mintz, M. Ketamine: Convulsant or anti-convulsant? Society of Neurosciences Abstracts, 1980, 6: 312.

9. Tomer, R., Mintz, M., Levy, A. & Myslobodsky, M.S. Smooth pursuit eye movements in schizophrenic patients. Neuroscience Letters Supple., 1980, 5: S219.

10. Myslobodsky, M.S., Mintz, M., Tomer, R., Radwan, H. & Douglas, R. Sodium valproate (VPA) reduction of photosensitive response: Effect or side-effect? Israel J. of Medical Sciences, 1981, 17: 390.

11. Ben-Mayor, V., Radwan, H., & Mintz, M. Sex differences in hemiparkinsonism. Israel J. of Medical Sciences, 1981, 17: 390.

12. Myslobodsky, M.S., Morag, M., Mintz, M. & Tomer, R. Is the anti-petit mal activity of sodium valproate the result of an increased GABA? Epilepsy International Congress, Kyoto , Japan , 1980.

13. Myslobodsky, M.S., Mintz, M., Tomer, R. & Radwan, H. A comparison of levodopa and task demands of visual evoked potentials in hemi-parkinsonism. The 12th World Congress of Neurology, Kyoto , Japan , 1981.

14. Mintz, M. & Tomer, R. Schizophrenia vis-a-vis parkinsonism: Analysis of visual evoked potentials. Neuroscience Letters, 1981, Suppl. 7: 590.

15. Myslobodsky, M.S., Mintz, M. & Schechter, D. Pharmacological analysis of the postictal immobility syndrome. 10th Int. Congress of EEG & Clinical Neurophysiology, Kyoto , Japan , 1981.

16. Tomer, R., Mintz, M. & Radwan, H. Pathological hemispheric imbalance and smooth pursuit alteration: Electrophysiological and EOG examination of patients with epileptic and hemi-parkinson's syndrome. Neuroscience Letters, supplement to vol. 7, 1982, S211.

17. Myslobodsky, M.S., Mintz, M. & Levin, D. Epileptic focus: Is organic metrix necessary? Society Neuroscience Abstracts, 1983, 1106.

18. Mintz, M., Tomer, R., Privorkin, Z., Sroka, H. & Myslobodsky. M.S. Right hemispheric dopaminergic circuitry is involved in electrodermal activity control: Evidence from hemiparkinsonism. Society of Neurosciences Abstracts, 1983, 650.

19. Frank, Y., Mintz, M. & Myslobodsky, M.S. A single dose of sodium valproate in epileptic children: The effect on visual evoked potentials. Israel J. of Medical Sciences, 1983.

20. Frank, Y., Mintz, M., & Myslobodsky, M.S. A single dose of sodium valproate in epileptic children: The effect on visual evoked potentials. EEG and Clinical Neurophysiology, 1983.

21. Tomer, R., Mintz, M. & Myslobodsky, M.S. Left hemisphere hyperactivity in schizophrenia: Abnormality inherent to psychosis or neuroleptic side-effect? Psychiatry Digest, 1983, 7-8.

22. Mintz, M. & Myslobodsky, M.S. Brain asymmetry revealed in rotation-dependent self-stimulation paradigm in albino rats. 2nd Meeting of the Internat. Organization of Psychophysiology, London , 1984.

23. Myslobodsky, M.S. & Mintz, M. Self-stimulation: An isomorphic model of tardive dyskinesia? 8th Annual Meeting of the European Neuroscience Association, Netherlands , 1984.

24. Douglas , R., Kellaway, L. & Mintz, M. Substantia nigra lesions disrupt crossed pathways. The 8th Annual Meeting of the European Neuroscience Association, Netherlands , 1984.

25. Mintz, M., Douglas , R.J. & Kellaway, L.A. Mid-sagittal transection of the thalamus increases rotational asymmetry in rats. Joint Congress of the Pharmacological and Physiological Society of South Africa , Potchefstroom, 1984.

26. Douglas , R.J., Kellaway, L.A. , Mintz, M. & van Wageningen, C. A crossed nigrostriatal projection decussates in the mesencephalon. Joint Congress of the Pharmacological and Physiological Society of South Africa , Potchefstroom, 1984.

27. van Wageningen, C., Douglas , R.J., Kellaway, L.A. & Mintz, M. The location of lesions in the mesencephalon affects the long-term recovery from rotational asymmetry induced by 6-hydroxydopamine. Pharmacological and Physiological Society of South Africa , Potchefstroom, 1984.

28. van Wageningen, G., Kellaway, L.A. , Mintz, M. & Douglas, R. The crossed nigrostriatal projection decussates via the ventral tegmental decussation. Joint Congress of the Pharmacological and Physiological Society of South Africa , Pretoria , 1985.

29. Mintz, M., Frank, Y, Morag, M. & Myslobodsky, M.S. The effect of a single dose of sodium valproate on visual evoked potentials in epileptic children. The 10th Annual Meeting of the European Neuroscience Association, France , 1986.

30. Douglas , R., Kellaway, L. & Mintz, M. Kindling effect on HRP-labeling of the crossed nigrostriatal pathway. The 10th Annual Meeting of the European Neuroscience Association, France , 1986.

31. Houpt, S., Hadar, M., Shofel, A. & Mintz, M. Asymmetry of sleep posture and rotational behavior after unilateral lesion of substantia nigra compacta. The 6th International Catecholamine Symposium, Jerusalem , 1987.

32. Houpt, S. & Mintz, M. Sparing of the crossed mesostriatal pathway following unilateral N-Methyl-DL-Aspartate lesions of the rat substantia nigra. The 6th International Catecholamine Symposium, Jerusalem , 1987.

33. Rubin, E. & Mintz, M. ECS antagonizes the effect of substantia nigra lesion on Lateralized paw preference. The 6th International Catecholamine Symposium, Jerusalem , 1987.

34. Ichilov, O., Mintz, M. & Lubow, R. L-Dope reverses the behavioral signs of haloperidol induced Dopamine supersensitivity. The 6th International Catecholamine Symposium, Jerusalem , 1987.

35. Mintz, M., Yum, Y., Lavond, D.G., & Thompson, R.F. Unilateral Inferior Olive NMDA lesions leads to unilateral deficit in acquisition of NMR classical conditioning. Society for Neuroscience, 1988.

36. Alfisi, S., Mintz, M., & Sigal, M. Neuroleptics have two modal effect on skin conductance responding in schizophrenic patients. Society for Neuroscience, 1989.

37. Mintz, M., Knowlton, B.J. & Annala, A.J. Kainic Acid lesions in the pontine tegmentum cause distant lesions of the substantia nigra that are attenuated by MK-801. Society for Neuroscience, 1989, p. 938.

38. Mintz, M., Russell, V. & Herberg, L.J. Kindling is associated with differential short-term vs.long-term effects on monoamine neurotransmission. 7th International Catecholamine Symposium, Amsterdam , 1992.

39. Mintz, M. & Myslobodsky, M.S. The effects of a stereoid derivative (RU 5135) on VEP in rats depends upon the electrode type. EPIC X, Budapest .

40. Hermesh, H., Mintz, M. & Tomer, R. Visual search deficits in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Israel Biol. Psychiatry Meeting, Kefar Giladi, March 1993.

41. Hermesh, H., Mintz, M. & Tomer, R. Visual search deficits in obsessive-compulsive disorder. First International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Conference, Capri , 1993.

42. Mintz, M., Lavond, D., Neuifeld, M., Guendelman, D. & Thompson, R.F. Anesthesia preacquisition but not expression of ntraces of eyeblink conditioning in rat. 16th Meeting of the European Neurosc. Assoc., Madrid , 1993.

43. Gordon, I. , Mintz, M. & Rechavi, M. The involvement of the presynaptic DA transporter in the rotation behavior. Physiol. Pharmacol. Society, Tel-Aviv, 1993.

44. Wang, Y., Mintz, M. & Ben-Eliyahu, S. Electrically kindled limbic seizures cause increased reactivity to stressful stimuli in rats. Neurobiology of Defense, Neewfoundland , Canada , 1994.

45. Wang, Y., Ben-Eliyahu, S., Rehavi, M., Tocco, G. & Mintz, M. Electrical kindling causes increased reactivity to stressful stimuli in rats. Israel Society for Biological Psychiatry, Kfar-Blum, 1995.

46. Pollock, S.R., Rechavi, M. & Mintz, M. Changes in AMPA receptor binding following classical conditioning of the eye blink response in rats. Israel Society for Biological Psychiatry, Kfar-Blum, 1995.

47. Wang, Y., Ben-Eliyahu, S., Tocco, G. & Mintz, M. Limbic seizures cause chronic susceptibility to stress in rats. Society for Neuroscience, 25, 1995.

48. Mintz, M., Gigi, A., Ben-Eliyahu, S. & Myslobodsky, M. Prenatal gama-irradiation reduces prepulse inhibition of startle response in rats. Soci. Neuroscience, 25, 1995.

49. Wang, Y., Ben-Eliyahu, S. & Mintz, M. Chronic susceptibility to stress after limbic seizures in rats. The Israeli Psychological Association, Beer-Sheba, 1995.

50. Gigi, A., Mintz, M., Ben-Eliyahu, S. & Myslobodsky, M. Infantile postural asymmetry in rats g -irradiated in utero. Society fo Neuroscience, 22, 190.8, 1996.

51. Ben-Eliyahu, S., Gigi, A., Mintz, M., Rosenne, E. & Myslobodsky, M. S. Stress and immune measures in rats gamma-irradiated in utero. Soci. Neurosci. 190.9, 1996.

52. Mintz, M., Wang, Y., Praisman, Y. & Golan, I. Rapid acquisition of fear and slow acquisition of motor reflex in classical conditioning: Interdependent processes? Bat-Sheva Seminar on Memory Organization and Consolidation: Cognitive and Computational Perspectives. Tel-Aviv University , 1966.

53. Mintz, M., Wang, Y., Praisman, Y. & Golan, I. Fast and slow conditioning processes: Are they interdependent? First Faons (IBRO) Congress , Thailand , 1996.

54. Gigi, A.; Mintz, M.; Ben-Elyahu, S.; Myslobodsky, M. Left-biased eye opening in prenatally g irradiated rat pups. Society for Behavioral Neuroscience Abstracts, 1996.

55. Mintz, M., Youval, G., Gigi, A. & Myslobodsky, M.S. Rats exposed to prenatal gamma radiation at day 15 of gestation exhibit enhanced perseveration in T-maze. Soci. Neurosci., 23 (1997) 535.10.

56. Mintz, M., Mura, A. & Feldon, J. Behavioral effects of L-DOPA in the rat model of Parkinson's Disease: the essential involvement of the striatum. 3rd Meeting of Swiss Society for Neuroscience, Lausanne , Switzerland , 1998.

57. Mintz, M. Rechavi, M. & Myslobodsky, M.S. Dopamine transporter imbalance in the striatum is not mandatory for control of rotation behavior. Soci. Neurosci., 24, 224.15, 1998.

58. Mintz, M. & Myslobodsky, M.S. Emergence of PTSD-type reactivity in Sprague-Dawley rats following exposure to gamma radiation at day 15 of embryogeny. Bat-Sheva Seminar on Contemporary Issues in Modeling Psychopathology. Tel-Aviv University , 1998.

59. Mintz, M. & Neufeld, M. The role of emotional conditioning in acquisition of motor responses. Neuroscience Letters, Isr. Soci. for Neuroscience, S30, 1998.

60. Mintz, M., Mura, A. & Feldon, J. Behavioral effects of L-DOPA in the rat model of Parkinson's disease: the essential involvement of the striatum. 3rd Joint Meeting of the SSN-SSBP. Lausanne , CH. 1998.

61. Mura, A., Mintz, M. & Feldon, J. The effects of acute and chronic L-DOPA administration on the presence of striatal calretinin-immunoreactive neurons in the rat model of Parkinson's disease. Neuroscience center Zurich , CH, 1998.

62. Mura, A., Mintz, M. & Feldon, J. Changes in the expression of the calcium binding protein calretinin in the striatum of Parkinsonian rats: effects of dopamine denervation and L-DOPA treatment. 4th Joint Meeting of the SSN-SSBP. Zurich , CH, 1999.

63. Verschure, P. & Mintz, M. A real-time model of the cerebellar circuitry underlying classical conditioning: a combined simulation and robotics study. 9 th Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting. Brugge , Belgium , 2000.

64. Delbruck, T. et al. Ada : A playful intelligent space for Expo. 02. ZNZ Symposium, Zurich , CH, 2001.

65. Hofstoetter, C., Mintz, M. & Verschure, P. A model of the cerebellar circuitry underlying classical conditioning. Volkswagen Symposium. Bremen. 2001.

66. Hendler, T., Bleich, M., Pianka, P., Mintz, M., Schweiger, A., Rotshetein, P. & Andelman, F. Stimuli to feeling gap in the brain: The interaction of stimulus type and appraisal. Japan , 2002.

67. Mintz, M., Visman, E., Bar-Haim, Y., Bart, O. & Sadeh, A. Comorbidity of balance and anxiety disorders: amelioration by balance treatment. 3rd Conference of Polish and Israeli Neurological Societies, Kraków, 2003.

68. Mintz, M., Balance dysfunction in childhood anxiety: findings and theoretical approach. Annals of General Hospital Psychiatry, 2003, 2(suppl 1):S53. 1st International Congress on Brain and Behaviour, Thessaloniki , 2003.

69. Winograd, M., Portugali, J., Mintz, M. & Myslobodsky, M. Cognitive maps and prospective memory: What's the connection? The ESLab's International Workshop on Simulation, Cognition and VR: A New Configuration in the Study of Complex Artificial Environments. Venice , 2004.

 

 

 

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