Alan Peters, PhD

Emeritus Professor, Anatomy & Neurobiology

Alan Peters
72 E. Concord St Housman (R)


Expertise on the effects of normal aging on the primate cerebral cortex.


  • University of Bristol, PhD
  • University of Bristol, BS
  • University of Edinburgh, DSc


  • Published on 2/25/2016

    Olmos-Serrano JL, Kang HJ, Tyler WA, Silbereis JC, Cheng F, Zhu Y, Pletikos M, Jankovic-Rapan L, Cramer NP, Galdzicki Z, Goodliffe J, Peters A, Sethares C, Delalle I, Golden JA, Haydar TF, Sestan N. Down Syndrome Developmental Brain Transcriptome Reveals Defective Oligodendrocyte Differentiation and Myelination. Neuron. 2016 Mar 16; 89(6):1208-22. PMID: 26924435.

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  • Published on 12/8/2013

    Luebke JI, Medalla M, Amatrudo JM, Weaver CM, Crimins JL, Hunt B, Hof PR, Peters A. Age-related changes to layer 3 pyramidal cells in the rhesus monkey visual cortex. Cereb Cortex. 2015 Jun; 25(6):1454-68. PMID: 24323499.

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  • Published on 4/15/2013

    Peters A, Folger C. A website entitled "The fine structure of the aging brain". J Comp Neurol. 2013 Apr 15; 521(6):1203-6. PMID: 23229793.

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  • Published on 4/15/2012

    Peters A, Sethares C. Age-related changes in the morphology of cerebral capillaries do not correlate with cognitive decline. J Comp Neurol. 2012 Apr 15; 520(6):1339-47. PMID: 22102171.

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  • Published on 12/21/2011

    Peters A, Kemper T. A review of the structural alterations in the cerebral hemispheres of the aging rhesus monkey. Neurobiol Aging. 2012 Oct; 33(10):2357-72. PMID: 22192242.

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  • Published on 10/4/2011

    Crimins JL, Rocher AB, Peters A, Shultz P, Lewis J, Luebke JI. Homeostatic responses by surviving cortical pyramidal cells in neurodegenerative tauopathy. Acta Neuropathol. 2011 Nov; 122(5):551-64. PMID: 21968531.

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  • Published on 8/18/2011

    Kopeikina KJ, Carlson GA, Pitstick R, Ludvigson AE, Peters A, Luebke JI, Koffie RM, Frosch MP, Hyman BT, Spires-Jones TL. Tau accumulation causes mitochondrial distribution deficits in neurons in a mouse model of tauopathy and in human Alzheimer's disease brain. Am J Pathol. 2011 Oct; 179(4):2071-82. PMID: 21854751.

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  • Published on 12/9/2010

    Ludvigson AE, Luebke JI, Lewis J, Peters A. Structural abnormalities in the cortex of the rTg4510 mouse model of tauopathy: a light and electron microscopy study. Brain Struct Funct. 2011 Mar; 216(1):31-42. PMID: 21152933.

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  • Published on 10/1/2010

    Peters A, Sethares C, Moss MB. How the primate fornix is affected by age. J Comp Neurol. 2010 Oct 1; 518(19):3962-80. PMID: 20737595.

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  • Published on 8/1/2010

    Bowley MP, Cabral H, Rosene DL, Peters A. Age changes in myelinated nerve fibers of the cingulate bundle and corpus callosum in the rhesus monkey. J Comp Neurol. 2010 Aug 1; 518(15):3046-64. PMID: 20533359.

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