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Refereed journal papers

Undergraduate students are underlined. Co-first authors have asterisks.


Peruzzi, D.*, Bartlett, E.L.*, Smith, P.H., Oliver, D.L. (1997) A monosynaptic GABAergic input from the inferior colliculus to the medial geniculate body in rat. J. Neuroscience, 17(10): 3766-3777.


Bartlett, E. L. and Smith, P.H. (1999) Anatomic, intrinsic, and synaptic properties of dorsal and ventral division neurons in the rat medial geniculate body. J. Neurophysiology, 81(5): 1999-2016.


Bartlett, E. L., Stark, J.M., Smith, P.H., and Guillery, R.W. (2000) Comparison of the fine structure of cortical and collicular terminals in the rat medial geniculate body. Neuroscience, 100(4):811-28.


Bartlett E.L. and Smith, P.H. (2002) Effects of paired-pulse and repetitive stimulation on thalamocortical neurons in the rat medial geniculate body. Neuroscience, 113(4):957-974.


Bartlett, E.L. and Wang, X. (2005) Long-lasting modulation by stimulus context in primate auditory cortex. J. Neurophys. 94(1):83-104.


Smith, P.H.*, Bartlett, E.L.* and Kowalkowski, A. (2006) Unique anatomy and physiology of cells in the rat paralaminar thalamic nuclei adjacent to the medial geniculate body. J. Comp. Neurol., 496(3):314-34.


Bartlett, E. L., and X. Wang. (2007). Neural representations of temporally modulated signals in the auditory thalamus of awake primates. J Neurophysiol 97:1005-1017.


Smith, P. H., E. L. Bartlett, and A. Kowalkowski. (2007). Cortical and collicular inputs to cells in the rat paralaminar thalamic nuclei adjacent to the medial geniculate body. J Neurophysiol 98: 681-695.


Wang, X., Lu, T., Bendor, D, and Bartlett, E. (2008) Neural coding of temporal information in auditory thalamus and cortex. Neuroscience, 154: 294-303. PMID: 19143093


Parthasarathy, A., P.A. Cunningham, E.L Bartlett. (2010) Age-related differences in auditory processing as assessed by amplitude-modulation following responses in quiet and in noise. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 2:152. PMID: 21188162


Bartlett, E. L., and X. Wang. (2011). Correlation of neural response properties with location in the marmoset auditory thalamus. J Neurophysiol, 105(6), 2647-67. PMID:21411564


Bartlett, E. L., S.Sadagopan and X. Wang. (2011). Fine Frequency Tuning in Monkey Auditory Cortex and Thalamus. J Neurophysiol, 106(2): 849-859. PMID: 21613589.


Parthasarathy, A., and E.L Bartlett. (2011). Age-related auditory deficits in temporal processing in F344 rats. Neuroscience, 192:619-630. PMID: 21723376


S Gardner, O Adedokun, G Weaver, E Bartlett. (2011). Human Brains Engaged in Rat Brains: Student-driven Neuroanatomy Research in an Introductory Biology Lab Course. J. Undergrad. Neuro. Educ. 10(1): A24-A36.


Rabang, C.F. and E.L. Bartlett (2011). A computational model of cellular mechanisms of temporal coding in the medial geniculate body (MGB). PLOS One, 6(12):e29375. PMID:22195049


Parthasarathy, A., and E.L Bartlett. (2012). Two-channel recording of auditory-evoked potentials to detect age-related deficits in temporal processing. Hear Res. 289(1-2):52-62. PMID:22560961


Rabang, C.F.*, Parthasarathy, A.*, Venkataraman, Y., Fisher, Z.L., Gardner, S.M. and E.L. Bartlett. (2012). A computational model of inferior colliculus responses to amplitude modulated sounds in young and aged rats. Front Neural Circuits. 6:77. PMID: 23129994 * indicates co-first authors


Venkataraman, Y., and E.L.Bartlett (2013). Postnatal development of synaptic properties of the GABAergic projection from the inferior colliculus to the auditory thalamus. J Neurophys. 109(12):2866-82.


E.L. Bartlett. (2013) The organization and physiology of the auditory thalamus and its role in processing acoustic features important for speech perception. Brain and Language. 126(1):29-48.


Venkataraman, Y., and E.L.Bartlett (2014). Postnatal development of auditory central evoked responses and thalamic cellular properties. Dev. Neurobio. 74(5):541-55.


Parthasarathy, A., Datta, J., Torres, JA., Hopkins, C. and E.L Bartlett. (2014). Age-related changes in the relationship between auditory brainstem responses and envelope-following responses. JARO 15(4):649-61.


Lai, J. and E.L. Bartlett (2015). Age-related shifts in distortion product otoacoustic emissions peak-ratios and amplitude modulation spectra. Hear. Res. 327:186-198.


Herrmann, B., Parthasarathy, A., Han, E.X., Obleser, J., and E.L. Bartlett (2015). Sensitivity of rat inferior colliculus neurons to frequency distributions. J Neurophys. 114(5):1941-1954.


Ananthakrishnan, S., Krishnan, A.R., and E. Bartlett (2016). Human frequency following response: Neural representation of envelope and fine structure in listeners with normal hearing and sensorineural hearing loss. Ear and Hearing 37(2): e91-e103.


Parthasarathy, A., Lai, J., and E.L Bartlett. (2016). Age-related changes in processing simultaneous amplitude modulated sounds assessed using envelope following responses. JARO 17(2):119-132.


Coventry, B.S., Parthasarathy, A., Sommer, A.L., and E.L. Bartlett (2016). Hierarchical Winner-Take-All Particle Swarm Optimization Social Network  for  Neural  Model  Fitting. J. Comp. Neurosci. 42(1):71-85.


Herrmann, B., Parthasarathy, A., and E.L. Bartlett (2017). Ageing affects dual encoding of periodicity and envelope shape in rat inferior colliculus neurons.. European Journal of Neuroscience. 45(2):299-311. 


Race, N., Lai, J., Shi, R., and E.L Bartlett. (2017). Differences in post-injury auditory system pathophysiology after mild blast and non-blast acute acoustic trauma. J. Neurophys. Epub ahead of print.


Lee HJ, Zhang D, Jiang Y, Wu X, Shih PY, Liao CS, Bungart B, Xu XM, Drenan R, E Bartlett, Cheng JX. (2017). Label-Free Vibrational Spectroscopic Imaging of Neuronal Membrane Potential. J Phys Chem Lett. 2017 May 4;8(9):1932-1936.


Lai, J., Sommer, A.L. and E.L. Bartlett (2017). Age-related changes in envelope following responses at equalized peripheral or central activation. Neurobiology of Aging. 58: 91-100.


Lai, J. and E.L. Bartlett (2018). Masking differentially affects envelope-following responses in aging. Neuroscience. 386:150-165.


Herrmann, B., Parthasarathy, A. and E.L. Bartlett (2018). Aging alters envelope representations of speech-like sounds in the inferior colliculus. Neurobiology of Aging, 73: 30-40.


Parthasarathy, A., Bartlett, E.L., and S.G. Kujawa. (2019) Age-related changes in neural coding of envelope cues: peripheral declines and central compensation. Neuroscience, 407: 21-31.


Kommajosyula, S.P., Cai, R., Bartlett, E., and D.M. Caspary. (2019) Top-Down or Bottom Up: Decreased Stimulus Salience Increases Responses to Predictable Stimuli of Auditory Thalamic Neurons. Journal of Physiology, 597(10):2767-2784.


Coventry, B.S., Sick, J., Talavage, T, Stantz, K., and E.Bartlett  (2020).  Short-wave Infrared Neural Stimulation Drives Graded Sciatic Nerve Activation Across A Continuum of Wavelengths. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, 3581-3585.


J.E. Cooke, J.J. Lee, E.L. Bartlett, X. Wang, and Daniel Bendor (2020). Persistent activity in primate auditory cortex evoked by sensory stimulation. Scientific Reports, 10(1): 1-14.


C. Valdés-Baizabal, L. Casado-Román, E.L. Bartlett, and Manuel S Malmierca (2021). In vivo whole-cell recordings of stimulus-specific adaptation in the inferior colliculus. Hearing Research, 399, 107978.


Submitted or in preparation, including bioRxiv:


Han, E.X., Fernandez, J.M., Swanberg, C., Shi, R., and E.L. Bartlett (2020) Longitudinal auditory pathophysiology following mild blast-induced trauma. Journal of Neurophysiology, in revision.

Verner, R., Banks, M.I., and E.L. Bartlett (2017) Global State Changes Induce Non-reciprocal Reduction of Mutual Information in the Thalamocortical Network. bioRxiv, 213272.

Lai, J. and E.L. Bartlett (2017). Age-related decline in behavioral discrimination of amplitude modulation frequencies compared to envelope-following responses. bioRxiv. 193268.


Refereed conference or symposium papers

Elman, A.,Kong, N., E. Bartlett, and KJ Otto (2008). Analysis of sensory transformations in response to complex sensory stimuli in the auditory pathway. Proceedings of the 3rd INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining and Health Informatics (DM-HI 2008) J. Li, D. Aleman, R. Sikora, eds.1-6.


Books and chapters in books

E.L. Bartlett (2011). Chapter 9: The Medial Geniculate Body. TRANSLATIONAL PERSPECTIVES IN HEARING SCIENCE. Kelly Tremblay and Robert Burkard, eds.

E.L. Bartlett (2016). Chapter 12: The functional organization of the medial geniculate body and its role in sound processing. NEUROBIOLOGY of HEARING. Douglas Oliver, ed. In revision.

Helfer, K.S., Bartlett, E.L., Popper, A.N. and R.R. Fay (eds.) (2020). Aging and Hearing: Causes and Consequences. Springer Nature.

Helfer, K.S. and Bartlett, E.L. (2020) Listening to all voices: interdisciplinary approaches to understanding hearing in aging. Aging and Hearing, 1-7.