University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Neurological Sciences

Bio for Pierre-Pascal J Lenck-Santini
Pierre-Pascal J Lenck-Santini

Pierre-Pascal J Lenck-Santini

Contact Information
Office Location:
95 Carrigan Drive, Stafford 118E, Burlington, VT 05405, USA

Academic Appointments

September 2013: Assistant Professor of Neurological Sciences

2005-2012: Research Assistant professor, Assistant Professor, Dept. Cell and Developmental Biology, Oregon Health Sciences University

Academic Interests

I am the director of an advanced graduate course: In-vivo exploration of the hippocampal formation from Systems to behavior.


2002 - Ph.D., Universite de Provence, Marseille, France

Postdoctoral training, SUNY Brooklyn, Bob Muller


Richard GR, Titiz A, Tiler A, Holmes GL, Scott RC, Lenck-Santini PP. (2013) Speed Modulationof hippocampal theta frequency correlates with spatial memory performance. Hippocampus (ahead of pub.)

Bender, AC, Natola, H, Holmes, GL, Scott, RC, Lenck-Santini, PP (2013) Focal Scn1a knockdown induces cognitive impairment without seizures. Neurobiology of Disease 54:297-307

Kleen JK, Wu EX, Holmes GLH, Scott RC, Lenck-Santini PP (2011). Enhanced
Oscillatory Activity in the Hippocampal–Prefrontal Network Is Related to Short-Term Memory Function after Early-Life Seizures. J. Neurosci. 31(43):15397-15406

Scott R, Richard GR, Holmes GL, Lenck-Santini PP (2010) Maturational dynamics of hippocampal place cells in immature rats hippocampus. 2011 Apr;21(4):347-53

Kleen J, Scott RC, Holmes GLH, Lenck-Santini P-P (2010) Hippocampal Interictal Spikes Disrupt Cognition in Rats. Ann Neurol. 67(2):250-7.

Lenck-Santini P-P, Fenton A, Muller RU (2008) Discharge Properties of Hippocampal Neurons during Performance of a Jump Avoidance Task. J. Neurosci. Jul 2;28(27):6773-86