Thomas Finger, PhD
Professor, Cell & Developmental Biology

Publications

  • Andres-Hernando A, Kuwabara M, Orlicky DJ, Vandenbeuch A, Cicerchi C, Kinnamon SC, Finger TE, Johnson RJ, Lanaspa MA. Sugar causes obesity and metabolic syndrome in mice independently of sweet taste. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2020 Aug 1;319(2):E276-E290. PubMed PMID: 32574112
  • Yu T, Wilson CE, Stratford JM, Finger TE. Genetic Deletion of TrpV1 and TrpA1 Does Not Alter Avoidance of or Patterns of Brainstem Activation to Citric Acid in Mice. Chem Senses. 2020 Oct 9;45(7):573-579. PubMed PMID: 32572463
  • Yang R, Dzowo YK, Wilson CE, Russell RL, Kidd GJ, Salcedo E, Lasher RS, Kinnamon JC, Finger TE. Three-dimensional reconstructions of mouse circumvallate taste buds using serial blockface scanning electron microscopy: I. Cell types and the apical region of the taste bud. J Comp Neurol. 2020 Apr 1;528(5):756-771. PubMed PMID: 31587284
  • Jetté ME, Clary MS, Prager JD, Finger TE. Chemical receptors of the arytenoid: A comparison of human and mouse. Laryngoscope. 2020 Feb;130(2):423-430. PubMed PMID: 30908677
  • Romanov RA, Lasher RS, High B, Savidge LE, Lawson A, Rogachevskaja OA, Zhao H, Rogachevsky VV, Bystrova MF, Churbanov GD, Adameyko I, Harkany T, Yang R, Kidd GJ, Marambaud P, Kinnamon JC, Kolesnikov SS, Finger TE. Chemical synapses without synaptic vesicles: Purinergic neurotransmission through a CALHM1 channel-mitochondrial signaling complex. Sci Signal. 2018 May 8;11(529). PubMed PMID: 29739879
  • Stratford JM, Thompson JA, Finger TE. Immunocytochemical organization and sour taste activation in the rostral nucleus of the solitary tract of mice. J Comp Neurol. 2017 Feb 1;525(2):271-290. PubMed PMID: 27292295
  • Wilson CE, Finger TE, Kinnamon SC. Type III Cells in Anterior Taste Fields Are More Immunohistochemically Diverse Than Those of Posterior Taste Fields in Mice. Chem Senses. 2017 Oct 31;42(9):759-767. PubMed PMID: 28968659
  • Castillo-Azofeifa D, Losacco JT, Salcedo E, Golden EJ, Finger TE, Barlow LA. Sonic hedgehog from both nerves and epithelium is a key trophic factor for taste bud maintenance. Development. 2017 Sep 1;144(17):3054-3065. PubMed PMID: 28743797
  • Stratford JM, Larson ED, Yang R, Salcedo E, Finger TE. 5-HT(3A) -driven green fluorescent protein delineates gustatory fibers innervating sour-responsive taste cells: A labeled line for sour taste?. J Comp Neurol. 2017 Jul 1;525(10):2358-2375. PubMed PMID: 28316078
  • Finger TE, Bartel DL, Shultz N, Goodson NB, Greer CA. 5HTR3A-driven GFP labels immature olfactory sensory neurons. J Comp Neurol. 2017 May 1;525(7):1743-1755. PubMed PMID: 28152579
  • Stratford JM, Thompson JA, Finger TE. Immunocytochemical organization and sour taste activation in the rostral nucleus of the solitary tract of mice. J Comp Neurol. 2017 Feb 1;525(2):271-290. PubMed PMID: 27292295
  • Tizzano M, Grigereit L, Shultz N, Clary MS, Finger TE. Immunohistochemical Analysis of Human Vallate Taste Buds. Chem Senses. 2015 Nov;40(9):655-60. PubMed PMID: 26400924
  • Vandenbeuch A, Larson ED, Anderson CB, Smith SA, Ford AP, Finger TE, Kinnamon SC. Postsynaptic P2X3-containing receptors in gustatory nerve fibres mediate responses to all taste qualities in mice. J Physiol. 2015 Mar 1;593(5):1113-25. PubMed PMID: 25524179
  • Vandenbeuch A, Larson E, Anderson CB, Smith SA, Ford AP, Finger TE, Kinnamon SC. Postsynaptic P2×3-containing receptors in gustatory nerve fibres mediate responses to all taste qualities in mice. J Physiol. 2014 Dec 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25524179
  • Frenz CT, Hansen A, Dupuis ND, Shultz N, Levinson SR, Finger TE, Dionne VE. NaV1.5 sodium channel window currents contribute to spontaneous firing in olfactory sensory neurons. J Neurophysiol. 2014 Sep 1;112(5):1091-104. PubMed PMID: 24872539
  • Saunders CJ, Christensen M, Finger TE, Tizzano M. Cholinergic neurotransmission links solitary chemosensory cells to nasal inflammation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Apr 22;111(16):6075-80. PubMed PMID: 24711432
  • Rolen SH, Salcedo E, Restrepo D, Finger TE. Differential localization of NT-3 and TrpM5 in glomeruli of the olfactory bulb of mice. J Comp Neurol. 2014 Jun 1;522(8):1929-40. PubMed PMID: 24288162
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Professional Memberships

  • AAAS, Regular
  • Assoc. Chemoreception Sciences, Regular
  • Society for Neruoscience, Regular

General Information

Department: Cell & Developmental Biology
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