Joyal KJ, Kreitlow, BL, Buchanan GF (2022). The role of sleep state and time of day in modulating breathing in epilepsy: implications for sudden unexpected death in epilepsy. Frontiers in Neural Circuits. 16:983221.

Purnell BS, Petrucci AN, Li R, and Buchanan GF (2021). The effect of time-of-day and circadian phase on  vulnerability to seizure-induced death in two mouse models. Journal of Physiology. 599(6): 1885-1899.

Petrucci AN, Joyal KG, Chou JW, Li R, Vencer KM, and Buchanan GF (2021). Post-ictal Generalized EEG Suppression  is reduced by Enhancing Dorsal Raphe Serotonergic Neurotransmission. Neuroscience 453; 206-221.

Petrucci AN, Joyal KG, Purnell BS, Buchanan GF (2020). Serotonin and sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.  Experimental Neurology 325:113145.

Li, R. and Buchanan, G. F. (2019). Scurrying to Understand Sudden Expected Death in Epilepsy: Insights From Animal Models. Epilepsy Currents. 19(6):390-396. 

Buchanan, G.F. (2019). Impaired CO2-Induced arousal in SIDS and SUDEP. Trends Neurosci,42(4): 242-250.

Kruse, S.W., Dayton, K.G, Purnell, B.S., Rosner, J.I., Buchanan, G. F. (2019). Effect of monoamine reuptake inhibition and a1 blockade on respiratory arrest and death following electroshock-induced seizures in mice. Epilepsia, 60(3):495-507.

Purnell, B.S., Thijs, R. D., & Buchanan, G., F. (2018). Dead in the Night: Sleep-Wake and Time-Of-Day Influences on Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy. Front Neurol, 9, 1079.

Buchanan G, Li R, Petrucci A & Purnell B. Sleep, night and SUDEP. In: Hanna J, Panelli R, Jeffs T, Chapman D, editors. Continuing the global conversation [online]. SUDEP Action & SUDEP Aware; 2018. Available from:

Smith, H. R., Leibold, N. K., Rappoport, D. A., Ginapp, C. M., Purnell, B. S., Bode, N. M., Alberico, S. L., Kim, Y. C., Audero, E., Gross, C. T. & Buchanan, G. F. (2018). Dorsal raphe serotonin neurons mediate CO2-induced arousal from sleep. Journal of Neuroscience, Jan 29. pii: 2182-17. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2182-17.2018. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29378860

Purnell, B. S., Hajek, M. A. & Buchanan, G. F. (2017). Time-of-day influences on respiratory sequelae following maximal electroshock-induced seizures in mice. Journal of Neurophysiology, 118(5), 2592-2600. PMID:  2879419.

Goldman, A. M., Buchanan, G. F., Aiba, I. & Noebels, J. L. (2017). Animal models of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy. In A. Pitkanen, P. A. Schwartzkroin, A. S. Galamopoulou & S. L. Moshe (Eds.) Models of Seizures and Epilepsy. San Diego, CA: Elsevier, Academic Press.

Zhan, Q., Buchanan, G. F., Motelow, J. E., Andrews, J., Vitkovskiy, P., Chen, W. C., Serout, F., Gummadavelli, A., Kundishora, A., Furman, M., Li, W., Bo, X., Richerson, G. B. & Blumenfeld, H. (2016). Impaired serotonergic brainstem function during and after seizures. Journal of Neuroscience, 36(9), 2711-22. PMID: 26937010.

Buchanan, G., Richerson, G. (2016). Epilepsy: A dietary supplement for SUDEP prevention?. Nature Reviews Neurology, 12(9), 495–496. PMID: 27514288.

Hsieh, L. S., Wen, J. H., Claycomb, K., Huang, Y., Harrsch, F. A., Naegele, J. R., Hyder, F., Buchanan, G. F. & Bordey, A. (2016). Convulsive seizures from experimental focal cortical dysplasia occur independently of cell misplacement. Nature Communications, 7, 11753. PMID: 27249187.

Buchanan, G. F., Richerson, G. B. (2016). Current evidence for a role of serotonin in SUDEP. In J. Hanna , R. Panelli, T. Jeffs, D. Chapman (Eds.) Continuing the global conversation [online]. (Updated) SUDEP Action, SUDEP Aware & Epilepsy Australia.

Leibold, N. K., van den Hove, D. L., Viechtbauer, W., Buchanan, G. F., Goossens, L., Lange, I., Knuts, I., Lesch, K. P., Steinbusch, H. W. & Schruers, K. R. (2016). CO2 exposure as translational cross-species experimental model for panic. Translational Psychiatry, 6(9), e885. PMID: 27598969.

Hajek, M. A., Buchanan, G. F. (2016). Influence of vigilance state on physiological consequences of seizures and seizure-induced death in mice. Journal of Neurophysiology, 115(5), 2286-93. PMID: 26888097.

Leibold, N. K., van den Hove, D. L., Esquivel, G., De Cort, K., Goossens, L., Strackx, E., Buchanan, G. F., Steinbusch, H. W., Lesch, K. P. & Schruers, K. R. (2015). The brain acid-base homeostasis and serotonin: A perspective on the use of carbon dioxide as human and rodent experimental model of panic. Progress in Neurobiology, 129, 58-78. PMID: 25930682.

Murray, N. M., Buchanan, G. F. & Richerson, G. B. (2015). Insomnia caused by serotonin depletion is due to hypothermia. Sleep, 38(12), 1985-93. PMID: 26194567.

Furman, M., Zhan, Q., McCafferty, C., Lerner, B. A., Motelow, J. E., Meng, J., Ma, C., Buchanan, G. F., Witten, I. B., Deisseroth, K., Cardin, J. A. & Blumenfeld, H. (2015). Optogenetic stimulation of cholinergic brainstem neurons during focal limbic seizures: Effects on cortical physiology. Epilepsia, 56(12), e198-202. PMID: 26530287.

Buchanan, G. F., Smith, H. R., MacAskill, A. & Richerson, G. B. (2015). 5-HT2A receptor activation is necessary for CO2-induced arousal. Journal of Neurophysiology, 114(1), 233-43. PMID: 25925320.

Pogorelov, V., Xu, M., Smith, H. R., Buchanan, G. F. & Pittenger, C. (2015). Corticostriatal interactions in the generation of tic-like behaviors after local striatal disinhibition. Experimental Neurology, 265, 122-8. PMID: 25597650.

Buchanan, G. F., Murray, N. M., Hajek, M. A. & Richerson, G. B. (2014). Serotonin neurones have anti-convulsant effects and reduce seizure-induced mortality. Journal of Physiology, 592(19), 4395-410. PMID: 25107926.

Price, M. P., Gong, H., Parsons, M. G., Kundert, J. R., Reznikov, L. R., Bernardinelli, L., Chaloner, K., Buchanan, G. F., Wemmie, J. A., Richerson, G. B., Cassell, M. D. & Welsh, M. J. (2014). Localization and behaviors in null mice suggest that ASIC1 and ASIC2 modulate responses to aversive stimuli. Genes Brain and Behavior, 13(2), 179-94. PMID: 24256442.

Buchanan, G. F., Richerson, G. B. (2014). Current evidence for a role of serotonin in SUDEP [Part 2: Questions]. In J. Hanna, R. Panelli, T. Jeffs , D. Chapman (Eds.) Continuing the Global Conversation. SUDEP Action, SUDEP Aware & Epilepsy Australia.

Buchanan, G. F., Blumenfeld, H. (2014). Session Summary: SUDEP Mechanisms - Sleep & Arousal Systems [Partners Against Mortality in Epilepsy Conference Summary]. Epilepsy Currents, 14(Suppl 6), 18-20.

Buchanan, G. F. (2013). Timing, sleep, and respiration in health and disease. Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science, 119, 191-219.PMID: 23899599.

Buchanan, G. F., Richerson, G. B. (2011). The role of the neurotransmitter serotonin in SUDEP. In D. Chapman , R. Panelli , J. Hanna & T. Jeffs (Eds.) Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: continuing the global conversation. pp. 56-57. Camberwell, Victoria: Epilepsy Australia : Epilepsy Bereaved : SUDEP Aware..

Richerson, G. B., Buchanan, G. F. (2011). The serotonin axis: Shared mechanisms in seizures, depression, and SUDEP. Epilepsia, 52 Suppl 1, 28-38.PMID: 21214537.

Buchanan, G. F., Richerson, G. B. (2010). Central serotonin neurons are required for arousal to CO2Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 107(37), 16354-9. PMID: 20805497.

Buchanan, G. F., Richerson, G. B. (2009). Role of chemoreceptors in mediating dyspnea. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology, 167(1), 9-19. PMID: 19118647.

Buchanan, G. F., Hodges, M. R. & Richerson, G. B. (2008). Contribution of chemosensitive serotonergic neurons to interactions between the sleep-wake cycle and respiratory control. In J. M. Monti (Eds.) Serotonin and Sleep Molecular, Functional and Clinical Aspects. pp. 529-554. Basel: Birkhäuser Basel.

Buchanan, G. F., Gillette, M. U. (2005). New light on an old paradox: site-dependent effects of carbachol on circadian rhythms. Experimental Neurology, 193(2), 489-96. PMID: 15869951.

Buchanan, G. F. (2003). Cholinergic regulation of the mammalian circadian system: Phase shifting in vivo and in vitro in wildtype and M1 knockout mice induced by cholinergic agonists. United States – Illinois: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Tischkau, S. A., Mitchell, J. W., Tyan, S. H., Buchanan, G. F. & Gillette, M. U. (2003). Ca2+/cAMP response element-binding protein (CREB)-dependent activation of Per1 is required for light-induced signaling in the suprachiasmatic nucleus circadian clock. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 278(2), 718-23. PMID: 12409294.

Gillette, M. U., Buchanan, G. F., Artinian, L., Hamilton, S. E., Nathanson, N. M. & Liu, C. (2001). Role of the M1 receptor in regulating circadian rhythms. Life Sciences, 68(22-23), 2467-72. PMID: 11392614.

Tischkau, S. A., Gallman, E. A., Buchanan, G. F. & Gillette, M. U. (2000). Differential cAMP gating of glutamatergic signaling regulates long-term state changes in the suprachiasmatic circadian clock. Journal of Neuroscience, 20(20), 7830-7. PMID: 11027248.

Chen, D., Buchanan, G. F., Ding, J. M., Hannibal, J. & Gillette, M. U. (1999). Pituitary adenylyl cyclase-activating peptide: a pivotal modulator of glutamatergic regulation of the suprachiasmatic circadian clock. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 96(23), 13468-73. PMID: 10557344.

Ding, J. M., Buchanan, G. F., Tischkau, S. A., Chen, D., Kuriashkina, L., Faiman, L. E., Alster, J. M., McPherson, P. S., Campbell, K. P. & Gillette, M. U. (1998). A neuronal ryanodine receptor mediates light-induced phase delays of the circadian clock. Nature, 394(6691), 381-4. PMID: 9690474.