Mark H Lewis

Mark H Lewis, Ph.D.

Professor

Department: MD-PSYCHIATRY
Business Phone: (352) 294-4951
Business Email: marklewis@ufl.edu

About Mark H Lewis

Dr. Lewis joined the Department of Psychiatry in the College of Medicine at the University of Florida in 1992 as an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience. He completed a Bachelor’s in Psychology graduating magna cum laude at Bowdoin College, a Masters in Psychology at Western Michigan University, and a doctorate in Psychology at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Lewis also completed Postdoctoral Training in Neuropharmacology at the University of North Carolina.

Dr. Lewis is currently Associate Chair for research in the Department of Psychiatry, a professor of Psychiatry, Neuroscience and Psychology and the Executive Director of the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) at UF.

Dr. Lewis is a highly respected member of some of the most prestigious federal peer review groups including Chair of the NICHD Special Emphasis Panel on Chronic Aberrant Behavior and a member of the NICHD Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Centers, the NIMH ARRA Autism review, and the Department of Defense Autism Research Program. He is also an Ad Hoc reviewer for the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Lewis is on the External Advisory Board for the Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Center at the University of North Carolina and the Editorial review Boards for the American Journal on Mental Retardation and the Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities.

Dr. Lewis is a highly respected teacher and faculty advisor mentoring many students in the field of research. He is the recipient of the Georgia Department of Human Resources Educational Stipend Award, the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Exceptional Merit Award and the Frank Porter Graham Innovative Research Award.

 

Accomplishments

University Term Professor
2017-2020 · University of Florida
Exemplary Teacher Award
2016-2017 · University of Florida, College of Medicine
B.F. Skinner Lecturer
2014 · Association for Behavior Analysis International
Exemplary Teacher Award
2011-2012 · University of Florida, College of Medicine
Frank Porter Graham Innovative Research Award
1988 · University of North Carolina
Exceptional Merit Award
1985-1986 · University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Medicine
Grant
1984 · Foundation of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Educational Stipend Award
1974 · Georgia Department of Human Resources

Publications

2020
Early exposure to a methyl donor supplemented diet and the development of repetitive motor behavior in a mouse model.
Developmental psychobiology. 62(1):77-87 [DOI] 10.1002/dev.21914. [PMID] 31512235.
2020
Pharmacological targeting of striatal indirect pathway neurons improves subthalamic nucleus dysfunction and reduces repetitive behaviors in C58 mice.
Behavioural brain research. 391 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bbr.2020.112708. [PMID] 32461129.
2020
Volumetric magnetic resonance and diffusion tensor imaging of C58/J mice: neural correlates of repetitive behavior.
Brain imaging and behavior. 14(6):2084-2096 [DOI] 10.1007/s11682-019-00158-9. [PMID] 31342238.
2019
Neurophysiological correlates of stereotypic behaviour in a model carnivore species.
Behavioural brain research.
2019
Reduction of repetitive behavior by co-administration of adenosine receptor agonists in C58 mice.
Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior. 181:110-116 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pbb.2019.04.006. [PMID] 31054946.
2019
Targeting Dopamine D2, Adenosine A2A, and Glutamate mGlu5 Receptors to Reduce Repetitive Behaviors in Deer Mice.
The Journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics. 369(1):88-97 [DOI] 10.1124/jpet.118.256081. [PMID] 30745415.
2019
Visual feedback during motor performance is associated with increased complexity and adaptability of motor and neural output.
Behavioural brain research. 376 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bbr.2019.112214. [PMID] 31494179.
2018
Subthalamic nucleus pathology contributes to repetitive behavior expression and is reversed by environmental enrichment.
Genes, brain, and behavior. 17(8) [DOI] 10.1111/gbb.12468. [PMID] 29457676.
2017
A Cohesive Framework for Motor Stereotypy in Typical and Atypical Development: The Role of Sensorimotor Integration.
Frontiers in integrative neuroscience. 11 [DOI] 10.3389/fnint.2017.00019. [PMID] 28890690.
2017
Reversal learning in C58 mice: Modeling higher order repetitive behavior.
Behavioural brain research. 332:372-378 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bbr.2017.06.014. [PMID] 28624316.
2017
The development of repetitive motor behaviors in deer mice: Effects of environmental enrichment, repeated testing, and differential mediation by indirect basal ganglia pathway activation.
Developmental psychobiology. 59(3):390-399 [DOI] 10.1002/dev.21503. [PMID] 28181216.
2017
Vestibulo-ocular reflex function in children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders.
Autism research : official journal of the International Society for Autism Research. 10(2):251-266 [DOI] 10.1002/aur.1642. [PMID] 27220548.
2016
How does environmental enrichment reduce repetitive motor behaviors? Neuronal activation and dendritic morphology in the indirect basal ganglia pathway of a mouse model.
Behavioural brain research. 299:122-31 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bbr.2015.11.029. [PMID] 26620495.
2016
Transgenerational effects of environmental enrichment on repetitive motor behavior development.
Behavioural brain research. 307:145-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bbr.2016.04.005. [PMID] 27059336.
2016
Two Years Changes in the Development of Caudate Nucleus Are Involved in Restricted Repetitive Behaviors in 2-5-Year-Old Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. 19:137-143 [DOI] 10.1016/j.dcn.2016.02.010. [PMID] 26999477.
2015
Oculomotor performance in children with high-functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Research in developmental disabilities. 38:338-44 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ridd.2014.12.022. [PMID] 25590171.
2015
Repetitive Behavior in Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Clinical and Translational Findings.
The Behavior analyst. 38(2):163-178 [PMID] 26543319.
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2015
Repetitive motor behavior: further characterization of development and temporal dynamics.
Developmental psychobiology. 57(2):201-11 [DOI] 10.1002/dev.21279. [PMID] 25631623.
2012
Abnormal repetitive behaviours: shared phenomenology and pathophysiology.
Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR. 56(5):427-40 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1365-2788.2011.01519.x. [PMID] 22283923.
2012
Further characterization of repetitive behavior in C58 mice: developmental trajectory and effects of environmental enrichment.
Behavioural brain research. 235(2):143-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bbr.2012.07.041. [PMID] 22963990.
2012
Modeling restricted repetitive behavior in animals
Autism.
2012
Self-injurious behaviour: limbic dysregulation and stress effects in an animal model.
Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR. 56(5):490-500 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1365-2788.2011.01485.x. [PMID] 21988194.
2011
Development of repetitive behavior in a mouse model: roles of indirect and striosomal basal ganglia pathways.
International journal of developmental neuroscience : the official journal of the International Society for Developmental Neuroscience. 29(4):461-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ijdevneu.2011.02.004. [PMID] 21329752.
2011
Repetitive behavior profiles: Consistency across autism spectrum disorder cohorts and divergence from Prader-Willi syndrome.
Journal of neurodevelopmental disorders. 3(4):316-24 [DOI] 10.1007/s11689-011-9094-3. [PMID] 21881965.
2011
Simultaneous quantification of multiple active components from Xiexin decoction in rat plasma by LC-ESI-MS/MS: application in pharmacokinetics.
Biomedical chromatography : BMC. 25(7):816-26 [DOI] 10.1002/bmc.1521. [PMID] 20872909.
2010
Decreased static and dynamic postural control in children with autism spectrum disorders.
Gait & posture. 32(1):6-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2010.02.007. [PMID] 20400311.
2010
Development and temporal organization of repetitive behavior in an animal model.
Developmental psychobiology. 52(8):813-24 [DOI] 10.1002/dev.20477. [PMID] 20607792.
2010
Effects of access to voluntary wheel running on the development of stereotypy.
Behavioural processes. 83(3):242-6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.beproc.2009.11.008. [PMID] 19944132.
2010
Indirect basal ganglia pathway mediation of repetitive behavior: attenuation by adenosine receptor agonists.
Behavioural brain research. 210(1):116-22 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bbr.2010.02.030. [PMID] 20178817.
2010
Low dimensional temporal organization of spontaneous eye blinks in adults with developmental disabilities and stereotyped movement disorder.
Research in developmental disabilities. 31(1):250-5 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ridd.2009.09.010. [PMID] 19819672.
2009
Amphetamine-induced sensitization and spontaneous stereotypy in deer mice.
Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior. 92(4):670-5 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pbb.2009.03.006. [PMID] 19324069.
2009
Interleukin-2 deficiency-induced T cell autoimmunity in the mouse brain.
Neuroscience letters. 463(1):44-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.neulet.2009.07.013. [PMID] 19595743.
2009
The pathophysiology of restricted repetitive behavior.
Journal of neurodevelopmental disorders. 1(2):114-32 [DOI] 10.1007/s11689-009-9019-6. [PMID] 21547711.
2008
Procedural learning and cognitive flexibility in a mouse model of restricted, repetitive behaviour.
Behavioural brain research. 189(2):250-6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bbr.2008.01.001. [PMID] 18272239.
2007
Animal models of restricted repetitive behavior in autism.
Behavioural brain research. 176(1):66-74 [PMID] 16997392.
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2007
D-cycloserine does not enhance exposure-response prevention therapy in obsessive-compulsive disorder.
International clinical psychopharmacology. 22(4):230-7 [PMID] 17519647.
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2006
Spontaneous stereotypy and environmental enrichment in deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus): Reversibility of experience.
Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 97(4):312-322
2005
Psychopharmacology of Autism Spectrum Disorders.
. 22(6)
2005
Striatal opioid peptide content in an animal model of spontaneous stereotypic behavior.
Behavioural brain research. 157(2):363-8 [PMID] 15639187.
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2004
Behavior-related alterations of striatal neurochemistry in a mouse model of stereotyped movement disorder.
Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior. 77(3):501-7 [PMID] 15006460.
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2004
Detecting pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcus in children with obsessive-compulsive disorder and tics.
Biological psychiatry. 55(1):61-8 [PMID] 14706426.
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2004
Effects of intrastriatal administration of selective dopaminergic ligands on spontaneous stereotypy in mice.
Physiology & behavior. 80(4):433-9 [PMID] 14741227.
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2004
Effects of topiramate in adults with Prader-Willi syndrome.
American journal of mental retardation : AJMR. 109(4):301-9 [PMID] 15176917.
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2004
Environmental complexity and central nervous system development and function
. 10(2):91-95
2004
Environmental complexity and central nervous system development and function.
Mental retardation and developmental disabilities research reviews. 10(2):91-5 [PMID] 15362162.
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2003
Environmental enrichment: effects on stereotyped behavior and dendritic morphology.
Developmental psychobiology. 43(1):20-7 [PMID] 12794775.
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2003
Environmental enrichment: effects on stereotyped behavior and neurotrophin levels
Physiology & Behavior. 80:259-266
2003
Selective blockade of spontaneous motor stereotypy via intrastriatal pharmacological manipulation.
Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior. 74(4):833-9 [PMID] 12667897.
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2002
Dissociation between spontaneously emitted and apomorphine-induced stereotypy in Peromyscus maniculatus bairdii.
Physiology & behavior. 75(3):347-53 [PMID] 11897261.
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2002
Dissociation between spontaneously-emitted and psychostimulant-induced stereotypy
Physiology & behavior. 75:1-7
2002
Environmental enrichment: effects on stereotyped behavior and regional neuronal metabolic activity.
Brain research. 938(1-2):15-21 [PMID] 12031530.
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2001
Self-injurious behavior: gene-brain-behavior relationships
. 7:3-12
2001
Spontaneous stereotypy in an animal model of Down Syndrome: Ts65Dn Mice
Behavior Genetics. 31(4):393-400
2001
Stereotypy and motor control: Differences in postural stability dynamics of persons with stereotyped and dyskinetic movement disorders
American Journal of Mental Retardation. 106:123-134
2000
D3 and D2 dopamine receptor agonists differentially modulate isolation-induced social-emotional reactivity in mice
. 114:107-117
2000
Development of spontaneous stereotypy in deer mice: effects of early and late exposure to a more complex environment
Developmental Psychobiology. 37:100-108
2000
Early social deprivation in non-human primates: long term effects on survival and cell-mediated immunity
Biological Psychiatry. 47:119-126
2000
Varieties of repetitive behavior in autism: comparisons to mental retardation
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 30:237-243
1999
A rodent model of spontaneous stereotypy: initial characterization of developmental, environmental, and neurobiological factors.
Physiology & behavior. 66(2):355-63 [PMID] 10336165.
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1999
Behavioral states and immune responsiveness
. 59:27-40
1999
Differences in NK cell function in mice bred for high and low aggression: Genetic linkage between complex behavioral and immunological traits?
Brain Behavior and Immunity. 13:175-186
1999
Prevention of 6-hydroxydopamine-induced rotational behavior by BDNF somatic gene transfer
Brain Research. 847:314-320
1998
D1 dopamine receptors and the reversal of isolation-induced behaviors in mice
Behavioural brain research. 95:103-111
1998
D2-like dopamine receptor mediation of social-emotional reactivity in a mouse model of anxiety: strain and experience effects
Neuropsychopharmacology. 18:210-221
1998
Effect of reduced myristoylated alanine-rich C kinase substrate expression on hippocampal mossy fiber development and spatial learning in mutant mice: Transgenic rescue and interactions with gene background
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 95:14517-14522
1997
Akathisia in adults with mental retardation: development of the Akathisia Ratings of Movement Scale (ARMS)
American Journal of Mental Retardation. 101:413-423
1997
B lymphocyte antigen D8/17: a peripheral marker for childhood-onset obsessive-compulsive disorder and Tourette’s syndrome?
The American journal of psychiatry. 154(3):402-7 [PMID] 9054790.
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1997
D1 dopamine receptor mediation of social and nonsocial emotional reactivity in mice: effects of housing and strain difference in motor activity
. 111:424-434
1997
Effects of the D3 dopamine receptor antagonist U99194a on emotional reactivity and motor behavior in C57BL/6 mice
European Journal of Pharmacology. 337:147-155
1997
Placebo, double-blind evaluation of long term naltrexone treatment effects for adults with mental retardation and self-injury
Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities. 9:135-152
1996
Clomipramine treatment for self-injurious behavior in individuals with mental retardation: a double-blind comparison with placebo
American Journal of Mental Retardation. 100:654-665
1996
Dyskinetic movement disorders among adults with mental retardation: Phenomenology and co-occurrence with stereotypy
American Journal of Mental Retardation. 101:118-129
1996
Growth differences associated with compulsive and stereotyped behavior disorders in adults with mental retardation
. 2:90-94
1996
Plasma HVA in adults with mental retardation and stereotyped behavior: Biochemical evidence for a dopamine deficiency model
American Journal of Mental Retardation. 100:413-427
1996
Psychopharmacology of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 26:231-233
1996
Self-restraint and self-injury: Occurrence, association with compulsions, and motivational significance
American Journal of Mental Retardation. 101:41-48
1996
Stereotyped movement disorder in an adult following traumatic brain injury: effect of environmental stimulation
Behavioral Interventions. 10:79-85
1995
Blink rate as an index of dopamine function in adults with mental retardation and repetitive behavior disorders
American Journal of Mental Retardation. 99:335-344
1995
Clomipramine treatment for stereotypy and related repetitive movement disorders associated with mental retardation
American Journal of Mental Retardation. 100:299-312
1995
Compulsion in adults with mental retardation: Prevalence phenomenology, and comorbidity with stereotypy and self-injury
American Journal of Mental Retardation. 100:183-192
1995
Cyclicity of aggression and self-injurious behavior individuals with mental retardation
American Journal of Mental Retardation. 99:436-444
1995
Rearing conditions alter social reactivity and D1 dopamine receptors in high and low aggressive mice
Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior. 51:767-773
1994
Association of genetic differences in social behavior with cellular immune function: Effects of experience
Brain Behavior and Immunity. 8:111-122
1994
Social reactivity and D1 dopamine receptors: Studies in mice selectively bred for high and low levels of aggression
Neuropsychopharmacology. 10:115-221
1993
Recent advances in pharmacotherapy
Current Opinion in Psychology. 6(5)
1992
Genetic differences in social behavior: relation to natural killer cell function and susceptibility to tumor development
Neuropsychopharmacology. 8:35-44
1992
The expression of genetic differences in social behavior in ICR mice correlates with differences in cellular immune responsiveness
Clinical Neuropharmacology.
1991
Associative processes in differentially reared rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta): Blocking
Developmental Psychobiology. 24:175-189
1991
Behavioral effects in the rat of dihydrexidine, a high potency, full efficacy D1 dopamine receptor agonist
Neuropsychopharmacology. 5:187-195
1991
D1 and D2 dopamine receptors independently regulate spontaneous blink rate in the vervet monkey
Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 259:595-600
1991
Dopamine receptor supersensitivity occurring without receptor up-regulation
Brain Research. 561:1-10
1991
The female brindled mouse as a model of Menkes Disease: the relationship of fur pattern to behavioral and neurochemical abnormalities
Developmental Brain Research. 13:121-129
1990
Long-term effects of early social isolation in Macaca mulatta: In vivo evidence for changes in dopamine receptor function
Brain Research. 513:67-73
1990
Markers for biogenic amines in the aged rat brain: relationship to decline in spatial learning ability
Neurobiology of Aging. 11:507-514
1990
Trans-10, 11-dihydroxy-5, 6, 6a, 7, 8, 12b-hexahydrobenzo[a]phenanthridine: A highly potent selective dopamine D1 full agonist
Journal Of Medicinal Chemistry. 33:1756-1764
1990
Triadimefon, a triazole fungicide, induces stereotyped behavior and alters monoamine metabolism in rats
. 102:474-485
1989
Dihydrexidine, a novel selective high potency full D1 dopamine receptor agonist
European Journal of Pharmacology. 166:111-113
1989
Effect of age on cerebrospinal fluid concentrations of homovanillic acid, 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid, and 3-methoxy-4-hydroxyphenylethylene glycol in nonhuman primates
Neurochemistry International. 13:353-357
1989
Immune correlates of stress and depression
Psychopharmacology Bulletin. 25:319-324
1989
The effects of stereotyped behavior on orienting and tonic cardiac activity
. 33:31-40
1987
A neurobiological alternative to the perceptual reinforcement hypothesis of stereotyped behavior: a commentary on “self-stimulatory behavior and perceptual reinforcement”
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. 20:253-258
1987
Neurotoxicants and central catecholamine systems
Neurotoxicology. 8:123-140
1986
Antagonistic behavioral effects of calcitonin and amphetamine in the rat
Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior. 24:1203-1208
1986
Dyskinetic movements induced in the rat by central administration of salmon calcitonin
European Journal of Pharmacology. 121:189-198
1986
Multiple forms of the Dl dopamine receptor: Its linkage to adenylate cyclase and psychopharmacological effects
Psychopharmacology Bulletin. 22:593-598
1986
Streptozocin diabetes alters immunoreactive B-endorphin levels and pain perception after 8 wk in female rats
Diabetes. 35:1309-1313
1986
The multiplicity of the D1 dopamine receptor
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 204:53-72
1986
Thioridazine metabolism and effects on stereotyped behavior in mentally retarded patients
Psychopharmacology Bulletin. 22:1040-1044
1985
A computer supported method for analyzing behavioral observations: studies with stereotypy
. 85:204-209
1985
Eyeblink rates and stereotyped behavior: Evidence for dopamine involvement?
Biological Psychiatry. 20:1321-1325
1985
S(-)DP-5,6-ADTN as an in vivo dopamine receptor ligand: relation between displacement by dopamine agonists and their pharmacological effects.
Naunyn-Schmiedebergs Archives of Pharmacology. 332:338-345
1985
Thioridazine – an atypical neuroleptic
. 39:395-404
1984
Anorectic and other behavioral effects of centrally administered calcitonins
Psychopharmacology Bulletin. 20:451-455
1984
Ascorbic acid decreases 3H-dopamine binding in striatum without inhibiting dopamine-sensitive adenylate cyclase
Neurochemistry International. 6:117-121
1984
SCH-23390: A selective D1 dopamine antagonist with potent D2 behavioral actions
European Journal of Pharmacology. 101:159-160
1984
Serum effects confound the neuroleptic radioreceptor assay
Life Sciences. 34:1057-1064
1984
Thioridazine and the neuroleptic radioreceptor assay
Biological Psychiatry. 19:833-847
1984
Thioridazine pharmacodynamics: clinical effects may depend upon drug metabolism
Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. 84:124-128
1984
Time-series analysis of stereotyped movements: the relationship of body rocking to cardiac activity
. 89:287-294
1983
Food additives and childhood hyperactivity
. 8:1-2
1983
Influence of cholecystokinin on central monoaminergic pathways
Regulatory peptides. 6:99-109
1983
N-oxides of clinically used phenothiazine antipsychotics: in vivo and in vitro estimates of dopamine function
Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 225:539-545
1982
Stereotyped mannerisms in mentally retarded persons: Animal models and theoretical analyses
. 11:123-161
1981
Food additives and development disorders: The case of erythrosin (FD&C Red #3), or guilty until proven innocent?
. 2:297-305
1981
Animal models related to developmental disorders: Theoretical and pharmacological analyses
. 2:1-12
1981
Ultradian rhythms in stereotyped and self-injurious behavior
. 85:601-610
1980
Memory scanning of shapes, colors, and compounds: A comparison of retarded and non-retarded adults
Intelligence. 4:243-254
1957
Authoritarianism and All in the Family
The Journal of psychology. 90:245-248

Grants

Nov 2020 ACTIVE
Attenuation of Repetitive Motor Behavior by Environmental Enrichment: Neurocircuitry & Cellular Mechanisms
Role: Other
Funding: AMER PSYCHOLOGICAL FOU
Jul 2020 ACTIVE
OR-DRPD-ROF2020:Role of the Hyperdirect Basal Ganglia Pathway in Mediating Repetitive, Inflexible Behavior
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UF RESEARCH
Jul 2020 ACTIVE
CARD (Center for Autism Related Disorders) – Gainesville 2020-2021 UF/Gainesville Center for Autism and Related Disorders
Role: Faculty
Funding: FL DEPT OF EDUCATION
Jul 2019 – Jun 2020
UF/Gainesville Center for Autism and Related Disorders
Role: Faculty
Funding: FL DEPT OF EDUCATION
Jan 2019 – Apr 2021
Motor Coordination in a Mouse Model of Restricted, Repetitive Behavior
Role: Other
Funding: UF FOU
Jul 2018 – Jun 2019
UF/Gainesville Center for Autism and Related Disorders
Role: Faculty
Funding: FL DEPT OF EDUCATION
Sep 2017 – Sep 2019
APF/COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarship
Role: Other
Funding: AMER PSYCHOLOGICAL FOU
Jul 2017 – Jun 2018
UF/Gainesville Center for Autism and Related Disorders
Role: Faculty
Funding: FL DEPT OF EDUCATION
Jul 2016 – Jun 2017
UF/Gainesville Center for Autism and Related Disorders
Role: Faculty
Funding: FL DEPT OF EDUCATION
Jun 2016 – Feb 2019
Optogenetic control of neuronal pathways that mediate repetitive behavior
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIMH
Apr 2015 ACTIVE
Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
Role: Project Manager
Funding: UF DIV OF SPONSORED RES MATCHING FUNDS
Sep 2012 – Aug 2017
Development of Persistent Repetitive Behavior in Animals
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIMH
Jul 2007 – Aug 2016
Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Role: Project Manager
Funding: UF RESEARCH FOU

Education

NIH Post-doctoral Fellowship
1980-1982 · University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
PhD, Psychology
1980 · Vanderbilt University
NIH Pre-doctoral Fellowship
1978-1980 · Peabody College/Vanderbilt University
MA, Psychology
1975 · Western Michigan University
BA, Psychology
1972 · Bowdoin College

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2020-2021
GMS6776 Neurobiology of Autism Spectrum Disorder
2009,2011-2020
PSY6930 Topics in Psychology
2019
GMS6705 Functional Human Neuroanatomy
2016
GMS7794 Neuroscience Seminar
2013-2015
GMS6024 Princ Neuroscience 4
2014
PSY4911 Undergraduate Research in Psychology
2010
IDH4917 Undergrad Research
2009
IDS4906 Interdisciplinary Thesis Research
2008
PSB7249 Seminar in Neural Mechanisms and Behavior
2021
GMS7795 Special Topics in Neuroscience

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-4951
Emails:
Business:
marklewis@ufl.edu